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Israeli Minister of Energy: Large-scale Military Operation being Planned for Gaza

Israeli officials continue to threaten with a massive military operation against the Gaza Strip, while Israel still refuses to ease the blockade. Israeli Minister of Energy, Yuval Steinitz, also a member of Israel’s cabinet, said on Monday that they “are planning a large-scale military operation in Gaza,” adding that Prime […]

August 19, 2019 6:39 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

19 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in Pre-Dawn Raids on Monday

The Israeli military abducted 21 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank on Monday, 15 of them from the Ramallah governorate, in the central West Bank. Local sources told the Palestinian Wafa News Agency that the Israeli occupation forces arrested the previously released prisoner Awad Abu Ein from Ramallah. […]

August 19, 2019 9:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Police Raid Bab Al-Rahma, Seize Furniture

Israeli occupation police, on Saturday evening, stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque’s Bab al-Rahma prayer area and confiscated some furniture items. Local sources said that Israeli police officers desecrated the Bab al-Rahma prayer area and embarked on carrying away shoe cabinets and patterned wood panels. The sources added, according to Days of Palestine, […]

August 18, 2019 5:35 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Palestinian Workers Detained by Israeli Forces

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday at dawn, detained dozens of Palestinian workers from the West Bank, in raids on occupied Palestinian, pre-1948. The official in General Federation of Palestinian Trade Unions, Riad Kamil, said, according to Al Ray, that Israeli occupation police erected many checkpoints at most of streets and […]

August 18, 2019 5:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Army Destroys Irrigation Tank in Jordan Valley

Israeli occupation forces, today, destroyed a large water tank used for irrigating farmlands near the village of Bardala, in the northern Jordan Valley region of the occupied West Bank. Mutaz Besharat, who monitors Israeli settlement activities in the Jordan Valley, told WAFA that Israeli army destroyed a 1000-cube water tank […]

August 18, 2019 5:24 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
Gaza Border (archive image)

Israeli Attack Kills Three Palestinians in Gaza

Local sources report that three Palestinians were killed near the border with Israel in northern Gaza early Sunday morning before dawn. The three men have been identified as Mahmoud Adel al-Walayda, 24, Mohammad Farid Abu Namous, 27, and Mohammad Samir at-Taramisi, 26. A fourth Palestinian was seriously injured. All were […]

August 18, 2019 1:26 PM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, two Palestinian siblings in Beit Awwa town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and installed many roadblocks in surrounding areas. On Friday evening, the soldiers abducted a teenage boy at a military roadblock north of Hebron. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded […]

August 17, 2019 6:30 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures 33 Palestinians, Including A Medic, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 33 Palestinians, including a medic, during protests, which took place after the army invaded al-‘Ezariyya and Abu Dis towns, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics provided treatment to 33 Palestinians in both towns, among them twelve who were […]

August 17, 2019 5:48 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Hamas: Israel’s Renewed Attacks on Gaza “Message of Escalation”

The Hamas Movement has condemned Israel’s persistence in targeting resistance posts in the Gaza Strip as “a message of escalation and aggression.” In press remarks on Saturday, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said that Israel’s renewed aerial attacks on Gaza were aimed to divert attention from what he described as “the […]

August 17, 2019 5:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

PLO Calls on UN to Accelerate UNRWA Corruption Probe

Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, today, called upon the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to accelerate the ongoing investigation into suspicions of corruption within the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). In the meantime, Erekat sent identical letters to […]

August 17, 2019 4:02 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
Israeli night raid (archive image)

Israeli Troops Abduct Five Palestinians Overnight in Several Incidents

Israeli troops abducted a total of five Palestinians overnight on Friday, from various parts of the West Bank. These included a 16-year old teen from al-‘Issawiya in East Jerusalem, a teen from Hebron, a young man from Jenin who was abducted from a checkpoint near Jericho, and two brothers abducted […]

August 17, 2019 1:36 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

PCHR: “70th Great March of Return: 66 Civilians Injured by Israeli forces, including 20 Children, 3 Women and a Volunteer Paramedic”

On the 70th Great March of Return, 66 Palestinian civilians were injured due to the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border. At least 20 children, 3 women and a volunteer paramedic were among those injured this Friday, 16 August 2019. Twenty-nine […]

August 17, 2019 1:59 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

Update : Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Declines Israel’s Conditions

Detroit born congresswoman Rashida Tlaib released a statement, Friday, regarding Israel’s decision to allow her into the occupied Palestinian territories. “In my attempt to visit Palestine, I’ve experienced the same racist treatment that many Palestinian-Americans endure when encountering the Israeli government. In preparation for my visit, my grandmother was deciding […]

August 17, 2019 12:57 AM IMEMC & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Forces Injure Two Palestinians at Kufur Qaddoum Weekly Protest

At least two Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation forces during the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kufur Qaddoum in the northern West Bank, local sources said. Morad Eshteiwi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters by rubber-coated rounds […]

August 17, 2019 12:47 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, West Bank 0

ISM Water Series: Hail of Tear Gas on Peaceful Villagers Protesting Settler Theft of Water Supply in Kufur Malik

This is the third of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression. The residents of Kufur Malik, a town northeast of Ramallah, marched towards the Ain Samia area today to protest Israel’s theft of the village’s water supply, […]

August 17, 2019 12:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0