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Entrances to Nablus-area Village Blocked to Secure Jewish Holidays

Israeli forces sealed off the three entrances to the village of Sebastia, north of Nablus, occupied West Bank, as they prepared to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover, also known as “Pesach”, according to the mayor of Sebastia, Mohammed Azim. Israeli forces stormed the village of Sebastia at dawn and […]

April 22, 2019 8:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Nablus, News Report 0
Christians in Gaza celebrate Easter (image from Ma'an)

Israel Denies All Gaza Christians Travel Permits to Jerusalem for Easter

For the first time, Israeli authorities decided this year to deny all travel permits to Palestinian Christians from Gaza to celebrate Easter as they do each year, by processing from Bethlehem to Jerusalem to follow the path of Jesus in the Resurrection. The number of permits issued by the occupying […]

April 21, 2019 8:41 PM Celine Hagbard Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Holy sites, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Police Close Beit Safafa Sports Arena

Israeli occupation police, on Friday, closed the sports arena of Beit Safafa, in Jerusalem, and banned Palestinians from organizing a soccer tournament. Local sources said that police forces stormed the arena and put up a notice ordering the closure of the playing field and the prohibition of local residents from […]

April 21, 2019 4:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

AXA IM Divests from Elbit Systems – Involved in Israeli War Crimes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: press@sumofus.org SumOfUs and the Coalition to Stop Assistance to Israeli Apartheid welcome AXA’s decision to withdraw part of its investment in Elbit Systems, and call on AXA to end its complicity in full by withdrawing all of its investments in companies complicit in Israel’s occupation. AXA is […]

April 21, 2019 3:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human Interest, International, News Report 0

Home of Accused Palestinian Man Demolished in Hebron

Israeli occupation forces have demolished two family apartments belonging to Arafat Irfaiya, a Palestinian man accused of killing an Israeli female settler in occupied Jerusalem, two months ago. Palestinian sources reported that dozens of Israeli soldiers, along with military vehicles had escorted bulldozers and other demolition equipment which took down […]

April 21, 2019 3:46 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonist Runs Over A Palestinian Child Near Bethlehem

A speeding illegal Israeli colonist rammed with his car, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child in the al-Ferdees Mountain area, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the child, only five years of age, suffered various cuts and bruises, and that his wounds were described as […]

April 21, 2019 1:15 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a young Palestinian man after stopping him at a military roadblock, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and took him to an unknown destination. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a military roadblock at “Zeev” junction, and abducted Mohammad Ibrahim Jabarin, 19. They added […]

April 20, 2019 7:17 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian In Northern West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured a Palestinian, Saturday, at Za’tara military roadblock, in northern West Bank, after he reportedly attempted to stab a soldier. Israeli sources said the soldiers shot the young man, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, and seriously wounded him. Israeli Ynet News […]

April 20, 2019 6:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Refusing To Release Information About Health Condition Of Hunger Striking Detainee

The Israeli Authorities are refusing to release information about the health condition of a Palestinian detainee, who went on hunger strike 25 days ago, and are constantly transferring him, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported. The committee said that the detainee, Khaled Jamal Farraj, 23, from Deheishe refugee camp, south […]

April 20, 2019 5:13 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Detain Groom, His Uncle, During Wedding Dinner In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Friday, a wedding dinner party in the al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied Jerusalem, and detained the groom and his uncle. A video published by Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) on its Facebook page showed many officers invading the area and detaining the groom […]

April 20, 2019 3:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Bombards Several Areas In Gaza

The Israeli army and its Air Force fired, Friday, several missiles and shells into a number of areas, east of Gaza city, and east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip, causing property damage. Media sources said an Israeli army drone filled a missile into an area, east […]

April 20, 2019 1:33 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

PCHR: “On 55th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 100 Civilians, including 23 Children, 5 Women, 4 Paramedics, and 4 Journalists”

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 19 April 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 55th Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 100 civilians, including 23 children, 5 women, 4 paramedics, and 4 journalists, in […]

April 20, 2019 12:53 AM PCHR Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian protesters at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many […]

April 20, 2019 12:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Bil’in Commemorates Bassem Abu Rahma

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and commemorated the death of Bassem Abu Rahma, who was killed by the army in 2009, in […]

April 19, 2019 11:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Army Injures Six Protesters, Including Two Journalists, Abducts French Peace Activist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured six protesters, including two journalists and one resident with special needs, in addition to abducting a French Peace activist. The procession this […]

April 19, 2019 10:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0