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Italy, France and Germany Call on Israel to Halt Settlement Expansion

Italy expressed deep concern over the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement to proceed with the construction of 5,000 housing units in the illegal settlements of Har Homa and Givat Hamatos in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Italy’s foreign ministry in a press statement […]

February 23, 2020 8:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Latin Patriarchate Denounces Settler Invasion of Jordan Valley

The Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem, on Saturday, condemned the Israeli settlers’ invasion of its property in the northern Jordan Valley village of Tayasir. In a statement yesterday it said “thousands of Israeli settlers entered with no permission, in clear violation of private property laws,” Days of Palestine reports. The armed […]

February 23, 2020 6:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

US Senators Call for Resuming Aid to Gaza, UNRWA

According to American media reports, a group of 31 US Democratic Senators have written a letter calling on the US administration to restore funding and aid to the Gaza Strip, warning that Palestinians are facing a humanitarian crisis. The senators urged the administration to take immediate action to restore humanitarian […]

February 23, 2020 5:56 AM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked Palestinian protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media activist Mohammad Awad said many soldiers invaded Abu at-Toaq area, near the main entrance of Beit Ummar, and […]

February 23, 2020 3:41 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Install Fences Around Grazing Lands In Northern Plains

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Saturday, Palestinian grazing lands in the West Bank’s Northern plains, before installing fences around them. Human rights activist Aref Daraghma said the colonists invaded the grazing lands, east of Khirbat Makhoul village, and north of Khirbat Samra. He added that the colonists installed fences […]

February 23, 2020 3:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Bethlehem, Abduct A Child In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, many Palestinians and detained a photojournalist in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted one child in Qalqilia. Media sources in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ town, southeast of the city, and attacked Palestinian protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas […]

February 23, 2020 2:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds Near Hebron

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, several Palestinian shepherds in the at-Tiwana village, near Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The Israeli assailants came from Havat Ma’on illegal colony, which was built on private Palestinian lands, and started hurling rocks at the shepherds. Israeli soldiers […]

February 23, 2020 1:47 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Shot Dead After Alleged Stabbing Attempt in Jerusalem

The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed, on Saturday, the death of the alleged attacker, who was shot and killed earlier in the day by the Israeli police in Bab al-Asbat area in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem. Israeli police opened a barrage of gunfire the Palestinian man at Lions’ […]

February 23, 2020 1:05 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Palestinian Journalist and Child Injured by Israeli Bulldozer Attack

Two Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces attacked dozens of protesters taking part in the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kufur Qaddoum, near Qalqilia in the central occupied West Bank, said Mourad Shtewi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village. An Israeli army bulldozer was […]

February 22, 2020 3:45 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started from the center of the village with the participation of Israeli […]

February 22, 2020 3:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct A Child And A Wounded Young Man, In Qalqilia And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a Palestinian child and a wounded young man, in Qalqilia and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a child, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Jo’eidi, 12, at the southern entrance of Qalqilia city. […]

February 22, 2020 12:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

EU Reaffirms its Support for Palestinian State

Josep Borrell, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union/Vice-President of the European Commission, on Thursday, met with the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Dr. Riyad Al-Malki. Borrell stressed the EU’s continued commitment to a negotiated two-state solution, and welcomed the Palestinian commitment […]

February 21, 2020 9:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Human rights, International Politics, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

2 Palestinians Injured by Israeli Settlers North of Jericho

At least two Palestinians were injured on Friday when a group of extremist Israeli settlers invaded the Bedouin village of Ein el-Auja, north of Jericho, in the central occupied West Bank, local sources said. Mahmoud Ghawanmeh, a local rights activist, told the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that dozens […]

February 21, 2020 8:49 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Thousands of Israeli Settlers Storm two Jordan Valley Villages

Thousands of Israeli settlers on Friday stormed the Palestinian villages of al-Burj and Umm al-Qaba in the northern Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank. Aref Daraghmeh, a local activist, confirmed to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that Israeli forces escorted a convoy of buses packed with some 4,000 […]

February 21, 2020 7:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0
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Israeli Troops Shoot at Palestinian Vehicle, Wounding 16-year Old Palestinian

A car filled with Palestinian teens was attacked by Israeli forces on Thursday evening. The car was driving near the Palestinian town of Beitin, east of Ramallah, when Israeli forces stationed at a checkpoint targeted the vehicle and began shooting. According to local sources, the Israeli occupation forces wounded a […]

February 21, 2020 1:31 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0