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Interfaith Statistical Report: 104 Israeli Excavation Projects in Jerusalem

A statistical report issued by the Christian-Islamic Committee to Defend Jerusalem and the Islamic Cooperation organization, showed that excavations under Jerusalem since 1967 have reached 104, 4 of which are under or around the Al-Aqsa mosque, 5 in Silwan, 5 in the Old City, and 8 in other sites, also […]

December 13, 2019 4:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Senior PLO Leader: Israel Trying to Terminate the Two-State Solution

Senior Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) leader, Dr. Saeb Erekat said “Palestinians have the right to feel betrayed by the silence of the international community over the racist practices committed by Israel and the US, which violate international law.” Palestine News Network (PNN) editor in chief, Monjed Jadou, reported that Dr. […]

December 13, 2019 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International Politics, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Woman, Invade Many Homes, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian woman from Beit Doqqo village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem; her detention comes just a few days after the soldiers abducted her husband. Local sources in Beit Doqqo said the soldiers abducted Zakiyya Ali Hussein, 30, when she headed to an interrogation center after […]

December 12, 2019 3:20 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Shoot A Medic, Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday at dawn, a medic and abducted thirteen other Palestinians, including a university student, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded Ein Misbah neighborhood and Surda Junction, and resorted to the excessive use of force against […]

December 12, 2019 2:34 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Anti-Arab Spraypainted on Mosque in Northern Israel

In the village of Manshiet Zibdeh, located in what is now Israel, a mosque was defaced with racist graffiti on Thursday morning, and cars parked at the mosque had their tires punctured. Israeli police were called in by the Imam of the Mosque when the graffiti was found, but they […]

December 12, 2019 12:12 PM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Authorities Thwart Progress of Students and Schools over Archaeological Sites

(Photo courtesy of Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities) Israeli occupation authorities, Tuesday, notified a Palestinian school in the town of Samou, to the south of Hebron, to stop working, claiming that it has been constructed in an area which threatens archaeological sites. Palestinian Ministry of Education said, in a statement, […]

December 11, 2019 4:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Detainee Zahran Continues Strike For 80th Day

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Ahmad Zahran, 42, imprisoned by Israeli under repeatedly renewed arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, is ongoing with the hunger strike for the 80th consecutive day, despite his seriously deteriorating health condition. The PPS stated that the Israeli Prison Authority […]

December 11, 2019 3:59 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Settlers Attack Shepherds in Northern West Bank

Israeli settlers, today, attacked Palestinian herders in the Khirbet Yanoun pastures, northern West Bank, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, an official in charge of monitoring Israeli settlement activities, told WAFA that settlers chased herders out the pastures and lands that belong to the village of Aqraba, to the […]

December 11, 2019 3:56 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

EU to Discuss Recognition of Palestine

Foreign Ministers of the European Union are expected to exchange views, next month, on whether the 28-nation bloc should recognize Palestine as a sovereign state as the US pushes ahead with pro-occupation policies, undermining the prospect of the so-called two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ireland and Luxembourg are among […]

December 11, 2019 3:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report 0

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Injure Many And Attack Three Journalists

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, seven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched many homes, and injured many others, in addition to attacking journalists and confiscating two cars. In Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, […]

December 11, 2019 1:33 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0
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Israeli Troops Invade West Bank; Abduct Seven Palestinians

In pre-dawn raids on Wednesday, Israeli forces invaded several parts of the West Bank, driving into sleeping towns and refugee camps and forcing residents out of bed, abducting seven and ransacking a number of homes. They also fired tear gas to disperse residents of the invaded areas who had come […]

December 11, 2019 12:27 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli Politics, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man at a gate of the illegal Annexation Wall, in Qaffin town, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers shot Ala’ Bassam Abu Bakr, 24, with a live round in his left leg, […]

December 11, 2019 12:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, The Wall, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Troops Raid Al-Bireh Industrial Zone

Israeli forces, on Tuesday evening, raided the industrial zone in al-Bireh/Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, leading to confrontations. Forces stormed the industrial zone and stationed their troops in the vicinity of the traffic department, there, where they proceeded to confiscate camera records from a number of facilities, leading to […]

December 11, 2019 7:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Jerusalem Governor Prevented from Holding Activities

Israeli occupation intelligence, on Monday evening, delivered the Jerusalem governor, Adnan Ghaith, a decision issued by the Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan, to prevent him from holding meetings, seminars and activities inside the occupied city of Jerusalem, for a period of six months. The decision included preventing Governor Ghaith […]

December 11, 2019 7:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Information Bureau in Gaza: 557 Israeli Violations Against Journalists

The Government Information Bureau in Gaza announced, on Tuesday, that this year was the second-worst year for journalism in Palestine, with 557 Israeli violations against journalists, according to Quds News Network. The spokesperson for the bureau, Salama Ma’arouf, said in a press conference that 2019 has been the second-worst year […]

December 11, 2019 5:18 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0