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Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Ramallah And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and one near Jerusalem. Many army jeeps invaded Ramallah at-Tihta area, in Ramallah city, searched homes and Abducted Ehab Masoud. The soldiers also invaded and searched homes in Safa village, […]

May 22, 2019 12:46 PM IMEMC News International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, during extensive and violent searched of many homes and property. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and abducted Mahmoud Abed […]

May 22, 2019 10:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Foreign Ministry Condemns Germany for Calling BDS “Anti-Semitic”

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned, Sunday, the German parliament’s decision to designate the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign as “anti-semitic”, Maan News reported. The majority of German legislators voted in favor of the resolution, entitled “Resisting the BDS movement decisively – fighting antisemitism”, which claims the peaceful […]

May 22, 2019 10:31 AM Ali Salam Boycott Movement, Diplomacy, International Politics, Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine 0

Army Abducts Three, Injures Two, In Deheishe

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, abducted three Palestinians and injured two others. The soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and opened fire at dozens of protesters, wounding two young men with live fire, and caused […]

May 22, 2019 10:28 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Shoot And Abduct A Child Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and shot a Palestinian child before abducting him. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinian protesters, […]

May 22, 2019 5:52 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel to Raze Playground in Rakhma Village

Israeli authorities have issued a demolition order against a crude playground, used by local children in the Bedouin village of al-Rakhma, in the Negev. The village is one of the Palestinian Bedouin communities in the Negev that are not recognized by Israel. Lawyer Talab Abu Arar denounced the Israeli decision […]

May 21, 2019 8:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israel Reportedly Extends Gaza Fishing Zone to 15 Miles

Ynet news site stated, on Tuesday, that the coordination of Israeli government activities in Gaza announced the extension of the fishing zone, off the coast, to 15 nautical miles. The paper noted that this step forms part of the “small and quiet understandings” achieved at the end of last week, […]

May 21, 2019 8:03 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Truce 0

Israeli Rorces Raid Shop in Hebron, Assault Elderly

Israeli forces raided a shop in the old town of Hebron, destroyed its contents, and assaulted and injured an elderly person, said the shop owner, Ghassan Abu Hadid. Israeli forces reportedly raided the shop, smashed the refrigerators’ glass doors and destroyed some shelves before ordering the owner to close the […]

May 21, 2019 7:56 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Amnesty Urges Action against Israeli Firm behind WhatsApp Breach

Amnesty International says that the Israeli firm behind a recent security breach, which targeted human rights activists using the WhatsApp messenger app, must be held into account for its close ties with repressive regimes. In a statement, Amnesty urged the Israeli regime to revoke export licenses of the notorious Israeli […]

May 21, 2019 7:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank, and […]

May 21, 2019 2:07 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered In April Of 2018

A young Palestinian man died, on Tuesday morning, from complications resulting to wounds he suffered in April of the year 2018, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the Great Return March processions in the Gaza Strip. His family said their son, Mohammad Abdul-Jawad Zo’rob, 30, from Rafah in the southern […]

May 21, 2019 1:28 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Soldiers Confiscate A Garbage Truck Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Tuesday, a garbage truck owned by the local council of a Palestinian village, east of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped a garbage truck operated by workers of Rojeeb Village Council, east of Nablus, and confiscate it. They added that the soldiers […]

May 21, 2019 12:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday morning, a Palestinian man while working on his agricultural land in Wad ash-Shonnar area in Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Haitham Ibrahim Zama’ra, after they invaded it and several surrounding areas. They added […]

May 21, 2019 11:44 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Immigrant Drowns To Death Near Greek Coast

The Greek Coastguards have announced locating the corpse of a Palestinian immigrant, who went missing 17 days ago, after trying to immigrate to Greece from Turkey, without documents. The Palestinian has been identified as Mahmoud Hasan Awadallah, 22, from the Gaza Strip; his corpse was found near the shore of […]

May 21, 2019 10:54 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Illegal Colonists Pump Wastewater Into Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

On Monday, several illegal Israeli colonists invaded Palestinian agricultural lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and flooded them with wastewater. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the assailants came from the illegal Aliyah colony, which […]

May 21, 2019 4:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0