Search Results for : Moshe Ya’alon

16 Oct

Ya’alon Confirms Israeli Agenda of Pro-colonization, Anti-Palestinian State

October 16, 2014 9:42 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister, Moshe Ya’alon, outlined the nature of official Israeli government policy in an interview with Israeli ‘Hayom’ newspaper on October 15th, 2014. The PNN extracts from his answers…- On the Palestinian State: ‘We need to free ourselves of the notion that everything boils down to only one […]

25 Jun

Ya’alon: “Locating Missing Israelis, A Matter Of Time”

Israeli Defense Minister, Moshe Ya’alon, stated that the ongoing search for the three missing Israelis is heading in the right direction, and that locating the three Israelis, and their “kidnappers”, in only a matter of time.Ya’alon stated the search has proven to be positively advancing, and that the search and […]

06 Jun

Ya’alon Demands Abbas To Disarm Hamas, Control Gaza

June 6, 2014 12:55 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Defense Minister, Moshe Ya’alon, called on the Israeli Government of Benjamin Netanyahu to act on controlling the Gaza Strip, and to disarm the Hamas movement, along with other armed resistance groups in the coastal region.Ya’alon claimed that Abbas cannot control Gaza, and that Israel wants to disarm the Hamas […]

29 Oct

Ya’alon: “To Ensure The Army’s Freedom To Act, I Will Not Travel To Europe”

Israeli Vice Prime Minister, Moshe Ya’alon, had to cancel a trip to Europe due to fears that he would be apprehended for committing war crimes against the Palestinians during his service as the Israeli Army Chief of Staff. He said that he is willing to skip trips to Europe to […]

15 Feb

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 13 February 2019)

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 07 – 13 February, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 2 Palestinian civilians were killed and another one succumbed to his wound in the Gaza Strip. […]

01 Feb

Israel’s New Commander in Chief: “We’ll Create a Deadlier Army!”

Professor Eyal Weizman studied the philosophy that guides Aviv Kochavi, the officer who was just appointed commander of the Israeli military. It is a philosophy that objectifies Palestinians and ignores the human suffering caused by new Israeli technologies and tactics of repression. TRNN Video & Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The […]

21 Jun

Israeli Court Rules to Dismiss Confession of Israeli Charged with Burning Palestinian Family to Death

June 21, 2018 11:19 PM Celine Hagbard News Report 0

Survivors from the Dawabsha family, who were burned to death in their bed by right-wing Israeli settlers in 2015, have vowed to take a case to the International Court, after an Israeli court decided to throw out the confessions of two of the perpetrators. On July 31st, 2015, extremist Israeli […]

11 Mar

When Left is Right: How Palestinians Can Burst Israel’s Political Bubble

by Amjad Iraqi on March 11, 2018 Overview Although no indictments have been issued yet, Israelis are speculating whether the latest developments in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption scandals finally mark the beginning of his political demise. The second-longest serving prime minister after David Ben-Gurion, Netanyahu has had a profound impact on Israel’s political scene […]

24 Aug

Israel Promotes Plans For Three New Colonies In Gush Etzion Bloc

Israel has recently stepped-up plans for building three new colonies in the Gush Etzion settlement block, south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, in direct coordination with the Gush Etzion Regional Council and the “Judean Hills Development Corporation.” Israeli daily Maariv has reported that the Judean Hills Development […]

25 Aug

Netanyahu Opposes Formation of Council to Investigate 2014 Aggression

Families of Israeli soldiers killed during the 2014 military assault on the Gaza Strip said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is still refusing to form a committee for the purpose of studying the outcome of the aggression. In a meeting with the families, Netanyahu devalued the importance of such a committee, and of […]

22 Aug

Israel Plans To Build New Illegal Colony In Hebron

August 22, 2016 10:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu and its “Housing Ministry” are planning the construction of new colonialist residential units for Jewish settlers in the heart of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that, a few months ago, former Defense Minister […]

Arson attack in Douma (image from Ma'an)
21 Jul

Another arson in town where family was burned to death last year

On Tuesday night, a Palestinian couple was nearly burned alive in their beds in the town of Douma, near Nablus, after a flaming explosive was thrown into the second story window of their home while they were sleeping. The attack came just days before the one-year anniversary of the horrific […]

19 Jun

Livni Calls for Referendum over Two-state Solution

Zionist Union member of the Israeli parliament of the Knesset, Tzipi Livni, called for a referendum, Saturday afternoon, over what she reduced to a “problem” with Palestinians. Speaking at an event in the Israeli city of Rishon LeZion, south of Tel Aviv, Livni censured Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for failing […]

20 May

Hamas: “Lieberman’s Threats Do Not Scare Us”

Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) said Friday that the threats of the newly appointment Israeli Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, against the movement and the Gaza Strip, do not scare it, and that it will always remain steady. Member of the Political Bureau of Hamas Fathi Hammad said during a massive procession […]

15 May

Abu Khdeir Family Demands Home Demolition of Their Son’s Killers

The family of Mohammad Abu Khdeir, who on July 2 2014, was abducted by Israeli terrorists, in Jerusalem, before they burnt him alive, sent an official letter to the Israeli Interior Minister and Defense Minister, demanding them to revoke the terrorists’ Citizenship and to demolish their homes. Through its lawyer […]

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01 May

Report: “Army Killed Four Palestinians In April”

The Abdullah Al-Hourani Center for Studies and Documentation has reported that the Israeli army killed four Palestinians, including a child and a woman, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, in April. 270 Palestinians, including 85 children, were injured, and 400, including 60 children, were kidnapped. Israel also confiscated […]

30 Mar

Knesset Approves First Reading of MK Suspension Bill

The Israeli Knesset approved the suspension of lawmakers accused of backing ‘terrorism’, a bill which seems to target Arab MPs, while PM Netanyahu has ordered Palestinian bodies held by the military not to be returned.Fifty-nine lawmakers voted for the bill, widely seen to be targeting the Arab-led bloc after three […]

09 Feb

Report: Hamas Under Fire for Israeli Allegations of ISIL Affiliation

A senior Israel official alleged, on Monday, that Hamas has been providing medical treatment to Islamic State-affiliated fighters from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, in claims which Hamas rejected as ‘baseless.’Yoav Mordechai, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), made the allegations in an interview with Saudi newspaper Elaph. ‘We […]

04 Feb

Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians, Wound Two Children, In Jerusalem

February 4, 2016 8:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnaped, Wednesday, eight Palestinians, including many children, in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, and injured two children — one with special needs. The soldiers also invaded and searched several homes.Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, member of the Follow-Up Committee in the al-‘Eesawiyya town in Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded the […]

25 Jan

Netanyahu Vows More Support For Settlements

January 25, 2016 2:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed, during the Sunday government meeting, to support settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including Jerusalem, and to seek ‘a legal process to allow the settlers to return’ to the two Hebron buildings they were evicted from, Thursday.His statements about the ‘evicted settlers in […]

08 Jan

Israeli army kills three Palestinians with live gunfire near Hebron

January 8, 2016 2:22 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

At Gush Etzion checkpoint Thursday evening, three Palestinians – two brothers and their cousin – were killed by Israeli soldiers stationed at the checkpoint. Although the Israeli military claimed that the three men were ‘armed with knives’ and were ‘threatening’, no Israeli soldiers were injured.They have been identified as Ahmad […]

06 Jan

Seized Church Added to Gush Etzion Settlement

The Israeli Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon, has “permitted” adding the seized church of Beit Al-Baraka to the expanding illegal settlement, Gush Etzion, located south to Bethlehem, central occupied West Bank. According to Israeli media, the move will expand the settlement by some 40 dunams. According to the PNN, the […]

07 Dec

Netanyahu to Kerry: Israel Will Not Be A ‘Bi-national’ State

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Sunday, rejected statements made by US Secretary of State, John Kerry, that Israel is shifting towards being a “bi-national state”.According to Jpost Israeli news outlet, Netanyahu said “I want to make clear, Israel will not be a bi-national state,” under claims that the Palestinian […]

18 Nov

South Arica Follows Suit with Spain, Issues Arrest Warrant for Israeli Officials

South Africa issued, on Tuesday, an arrest warrant against four Israeli officials over their role in deadly attacks on pro-Palestinian international activists.Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against the Israeli occupation in Africa said, in a statement: “South Africa’s Directorate of the Priority Crimes Investigation Unit has issued warrants of arrest against […]

13 Nov

Israel to Dig ‘Groove’ around Gaza

November 13, 2015 3:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon revealed, on Thursday, that his government would start digging a ‘groove’ around the Gaza Strip. According to Israeli military radio, Ya’alon said that his army is ready to start digging the groove around the coastal enclave very soon. The groove, he said, would be a […]

10 Nov

Israel Approves Plan to ‘Legalize’ Colonial Outposts and Construct Thousands More Units

November 10, 2015 9:32 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah 0

In yet another decision that violates International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention, the Higher Construction and Planning Committee of the Israeli ‘Civil Administration Office’ has approved a construction plan to ‘legalize’ two colonial outposts in Ramallah, in addition to building 2200 more units. The Israeli plan includes the approval […]

11 Oct

Police Demand Enclosure of West Bank, Government Denies

October 11, 2015 10:38 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

A proposal by Israeli occupation police suggesting to seal off the West Bank, in order to prevent Palestinians from crossing the Green Line, was rejected by the Israeli government last Thursday.The recommendation to seal off the West Bank follows the wave of violence and clashes between Palestinians and occupation forces […]

17 Sep

Netanyahu Approves Harsher Penalties for Stone Throwers

September 17, 2015 12:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

According to Israeli media reports, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced, at the start of an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials held earlier today, a toughening of the penalties for stone throwers.“It has been decided to toughen the measures in many areas; a modification of the rules of […]

03 Sep

Israeli Minister of Culture says Soldiers Should Have Shot Nabi Saleh Women

September 3, 2015 9:11 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Minister of Culture, Miri Regev, has said that the army should have shot the Palestinian women who saved Mohammad al-Tamimi from abuse by an Israeli soldier.Israeli Minister of Culture, Miri Regev, has said that the Israeli army should have shot the Palestinian women who saved Mohammad al-Tamimi from abuse […]

12 Aug

Palestine Today 08 11 2015

August 12, 2015 4:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday, August 11th, 2015. Israeli settlers attack Palestinian Public Park, and soldiers demolish homes and business in the west Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Jewish Israeli settlers, […]

11 Aug

Ya’alon Breaks into Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque

August 11, 2015 10:29 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, Tuesday morning, broke into the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron.WAFA correspondence reported that Ya’alon broke into the mosque under tightened security protection. It was further stated that, in anticipation of Ya’alon’s provocative visit, Israeli forces closed down all of the old market […]

09 Aug

9 “Jewish Terrorism” Suspects Arrested

August 9, 2015 7:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Shin Bet Israeli security service, with Israeli police, arrested nine settlers Sunday morning, as part of a crackdown on suspected Jewish terrorists, Haaretz said, according to the PNN.Two West Bank settlers were arrested at the Adei Ad outpost near Douma village where Sa’ad Dawabsha and his baby son Ali were […]

24 Jul

Israeli Authorities Announce 906 New Settlement Units

In defiance of international law, Israeli occupation authorities approved, on Thursday, 906 new settlement units in the occupied West Bank.It is reported, according to Days of Palestine, that the Israeli Supreme Court ruled several buildings in the Jewish-only Beit El settlement to be illegal and consequently ordered their demolition. However, […]

24 Jul

New Israeli Panel Formed to Legalize West Bank Outposts

The Israeli justice ministry established a committee Tuesday that ‘legalize’ the settlements set up on the West Bank lands.Israeli cabinet secretary Avichai Mendelblit will head the committee, which had been called for in the coalition agreement between Naftali Bennett’s Habayit Hayehudi and Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud. It will submit its conclusions […]

09 Jun

White House Backs Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza

The White House, on Sunday, announced its support for Israel’s missiles on Gaza as the right to defend itself, after rockets were fired from the Strip into Israel by Salafist IS supporters.“Clearly the U.S. stands with the people of Israel as they defend their people and their nation against these […]

07 Jun

Salafists to Continue Firing on Israel if Hamas Does not Halt Crackdown

Walla! Israeli website, following the latest rocket on Israel yesterday, said that a Salafist group leader in Gaza announced the group will continue with its strikes if Hamas does not halt its crackdown on them, return their weapons and release their detainees which it arrested.Sirens broke out in Israel yesterday […]

04 Jun

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Targeting Different Areas In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Thursday at dawn, several air strikes targeting a number of areas, and resistance camps, in different parts of the Gaza Strip, causing excessive property damage but no injuries. Israel claims the bombardment came in retaliation to shells fired from Gaza. Media sources said […]

29 Jan

Netanyahu Convenes With Security Chiefs

January 29, 2015 1:34 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Lebanon war, News Report 0

Following the Wednesday attack on Israeli soldiers on the Lebanese border, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened in Tel Aviv with senior Israeli military and security commander to discuss the “Israeli Response.’Netanyahu said Israel will respond to the death of two of its soldiers, who were killed in a Hezbollah […]

19 Jan

Six Hezbollah Fighters Killed by Israeli Airstrike in Syria

January 19, 2015 5:33 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli air force, on Sunday evening, fired missiles targeting a number of fighters from the Lebanon-based Hezbollah party, in the Syrian bity of al-Qneitra, killing several fighters, including the son of late Hezbollah leader Imad Mughaniya, who was assassinated by Israel in February of 2008.The Hezbollah party, headed by […]

24 Dec

Qassam Fighter Killed By Army Fire In Southern Gaza

December 24, 2014 4:23 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, said one of its fighters was killed, and an Israeli soldier was injured, during clashes that took place after the soldiers fired shells close to the al-Qarara town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The […]

11 Nov

Israeli Settler Killed; Israeli Soldier & Palestinian, Killed In Two Attacks

November 11, 2014 1:10 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli sources confirmed Monday that a 25-year-old settler woman and an Israeli soldier were killed in two separate stabbing attacks, in Tel Aviv and the West Bank, while at least two others were injured. A Palestinian man, allegedly the attacker, was shot and killed.Israeli daily Haaretz said Dalia Lamkus, 25, […]

28 Sep

Tel Aviv, Washington: “Abbas’s UN Speech, Unilateral And Provocative”

September 28, 2014 5:16 AM Saed Bannoura International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The United States and Tel Aviv strongly denounced the Friday speech of President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN General Assembly calling for ending the ongoing Israeli occupation and violations, dubbing it as “counterproductive,’ a “unilateral move” and “provocative.”During his speech, Abbas called for a resolution to ensure Israel’s complete withdrawal […]

19 Aug

UPDATED: Ceasefire Extended for Another 24 Hours — Indirect Talks To Resume Tuesday

August 19, 2014 11:27 AM IMEMC & Agencies International, News Report, Truce 0

According to initial reported, negotiators, on Monday, agreed to extend the temporary truce in Gaza for another 24 hours, according to a senior Palestinian official. Head of the Palestinian team denied progress. The previous ceasefire lasted for 5 days and was set to expire at midnight, local time. Palestinian sources […]

08 Aug

Child Killed, Eleven Injured, In Renewed Israeli Bombardment Of Gaza

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that a Palestinian child was killed, and at least eleven Palestinians have been injured after the Israeli army continued its bombardment of Gaza on Friday. The Ministry said Ibrahim Zoheir ad-Dawawsa, 10 years of age, was killed after the army bombarded […]

21 Jul

Ten, Including Two Children, Killed In Gaza Monday midday; Escalation Continues

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that the number of casualties among the civilians, including children, infants and elderly, continues to rise, as the Israeli army is ongoing with its bombardment, and shelling, of Palestinian homes and property.Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that […]

08 Jul

Palestine Today 07 08 2014

July 8, 2014 10:42 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 48s || 3.48 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday July 8th, 2014. Death toll in Gaza reaches 19 as Protective Edge Israeli offensive continues, and in […]

08 Jul

Fourteen Palestinians Killed In Gaza, Tuesday

Palestinian medical sources have reported that the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza since morning hours, Tuesday, has arrived to 14, including children, while around a 100 Palestinians have been injured. One Palestinian identified as Fakhry Saleh al-‘Ajjoury, was killed when an Israeli missile that struck a […]

18 Jun

Israel “Weighing Options” To Transfer Hamas Leaders To Gaza

The Israeli Defense Ministry is studying all “legal options” to forcibly remove dozens of senior leaders of the Hamas movement, in the West Bank, and illegally expel them to the Gaza Strip, the Arabs48 news website has reported.It said the Ministry is awaiting the “legal opinion” of the Israeli Supreme […]

17 Jun

Bennett: “Our Search Continues For Missing Israelis”

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett stated that, as the search and investigation into the disappearance of the three settlers continue, Israel must end its policies of what he called “allowing prisoner-swap agreements”.Bennett said Israel does not accept the condemnation of Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, regarding the “kidnapping of the three […]

15 Jun

Hebron, Bethlehem, Placed Under Strict Israeli Siege

[Sunday Morning, June 15, 2014] The Israeli army imposed a strict military siege on the Hebron district, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and on the West Bank district of Bethlehem.Palestinian sources said the army installed dozens of roadblocks around Hebron, preventing the Palestinians from entering or […]

14 Jun

At Least Twelve Palestinians Kidnapped In Hebron

June 14, 2014 2:50 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Saturday, June 14, 2014] Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least twelve Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, after breaking into dozens of homes and searching them, and confiscating surveillance tapes from a number of properties.The army said the invasions are part of the ongoing campaign aimed at locating […]

14 Jun

Three Teenage Israelis Missing In West Bank

[Friday, June 13, 2014] Israeli security officials stated that three teenage settlers, including one who reportedly holds a US citizenship, who have been missing since Thursday at night, are feared to have been kidnapped.The army and police initiated massive search campaign, while Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, held the Palestinian […]

14 May

Settlers, Soldiers, Clash As Army Readies To Demolish Illegal Outposts

Israeli sources have reported that clashes took place between Israeli soldiers and settlers as the army arrived at the Ma’aleh Rehavam illegal outpost, one of three outposts Israel intends to evict. The army wanted to demolish seven illegal structures, including three homes.The sources said the army was attempting to implement […]

13 Apr

Israeli Minister Announces Largest Settlement Project in Southern West Bank

Israeli Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon, announced on Sunday that works began for the largest project of expanding the settlement bloc of Gush Etzion, in the south of the West Bank.He confirmed that a 984-dunum area of land in southern and west of Bethlehem were seized last week for the […]

04 Apr

Israel Punishes P.A for Filing Requests to Join International Organizations

April 4, 2014 1:06 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

The extremist government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to “punish” the Palestinians and the Palestinian Authority of President Mahmoud Abbas for filing a formal application to join 15 UN conventions, by imposing a series of measures and restrictions.Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni […]

20 Mar

Netanyahu Orders Army To Be Ready For Possible Strike On Iran

[Wednesday, March 19, 2014] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, ordered the army to be ready for a potential strike on Iran this year.Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the attack would target what was described as “Iran’s nuclear facilities”, and that the strike would cost […]

08 Jan

Kerry Asks Jordan, Saudi Arabia, To Support Palestinian Recognition Of “Jewish State”

January 8, 2014 3:42 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, Peace process 0

An Israeli official said that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged King Abdullah, of Jordan, and King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz, of Saudi Arabia, to talk the Palestinian leadership into recognizing Israel as a Jewish State.Kerry was relaying a message from Israel to the Arab leaders, as Tel Aviv insists […]

08 Nov

Kerry Warns Israel Of Further isolation, Third Intifada

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stated that Israel needs to withdraw from the Jordan valley and from Jordanian-Palestinian borders, adding that should the situation remain as it is, a third Palestinian Intifada will take place.“The alternative to peace talks is chaos”, he said, “Does Israel wish for a third […]

23 Sep

Netanyahu Orders Court To Allow Settlers Back Into Hebron Home

September 23, 2013 11:43 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Following the deadly shooting of an Israeli soldier in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, vowed to boost settlement activities, and ordered the Civil Administration, to take all needed measures to allow the return of Israeli settlers into Palestinian home […]

11 Aug

Netanyahu Claims P.A. Is Inciting Against Tel Aviv

August 11, 2013 9:15 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, claiming that the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) and its President, Mahmoud Abbas, are inciting against Israel, even after the resumption of direct peace talks.In his letter, Netanyahu told Kerry that the Palestinian Authority is “encouraging the […]

24 Jun

Lieberman Calls for “Reoccupying” Gaza

Israeli Member of Knesset, head of the Foreign and Security Committee, Avigdor Lieberman, stated Monday [June 24 2013] that Israel should seriously consider “reoccupying and imposing fill Israeli military and security control over the Gaza Strip”.His statements came during an interview with the Israeli Radio. He said that “should Israel […]

24 Jun

Settlers Puncture Tires Of 22 Cars In Jerusalem

A number of masked extremist Israeli settlers attacked on Monday at dawn [June 24] 22 Palestinian cars in Beit Hanina, in occupied East Jerusalem, and punctured their tires before drawing the star of David on one of the vehicles, and racist graffiti on the front wall of a local home.The […]

24 Jun

Army Bombards Several Areas In Gaza

Fighter jets of the Israeli Air Force fired several missiles targeting what the army called “weapons storage facilities” in the Gaza Strip, and another location apparently used as a training center for a resistance group.The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, reported that Israeli war jets bombarded […]

16 May

Israel To Discuss “Legalization” Of Four Illegal West Bank Outposts

Israeli daily, Ynetnews, reported that the Israeli government informed the Supreme Court that it is examining the legalization of four illegal settlement outposts, built on privately owned Palestinian lands.In 2003, the court ordered the removal of the four outposts, but the Israeli government did implement the ruling. According to Ynetnews, […]

12 Nov

Large Scale Israeli Offensive On Gaza Likely

November 12, 2012 6:41 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that the office of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is preparing the international public opinion for a large-scale military offensive against the Gaza Strip, adding that it seems that Netanyahu has already decided to conduct a large ground offensive against the coastal region.Haaretz stated that ministers […]

05 Apr

Palestine Today 04 05 2012

April 5, 2012 10:40 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 4 m 40s || 4.27 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, April 5th, 2012. Israel approves new settlers houses in the West Bank meanwhile, two Palestinian prisoners remain […]

05 Apr

Eviction of 15 settlers in Hebron causes rift in Israeli government

In the West Bank on Wednesday, Israeli police evicted 15 Israeli settlers from a house owned by Palestinians that had been taken over by Israeli settlers last week. Numerous Israeli legislators and officials, including Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, criticized the eviction, and Lieberman even called for the replacement of Defense […]

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13 Aug

Israeli Troops Prepare to Demolish Two Palestinian Homes in Collective Punishment

August 13, 2019 1:16 PM IMEMC News News Report 0

In the early morning hours on Monday, Israeli forces invaded the homes of the families of two Palestinian prisoners in Tulkarem and measured them in preparation for demolition. Though the vast majority (around 90% according to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions) of demolitions of Palestinian homes are administrative – […]

15 Dec

Ya’alon: Not Enough Evidence to Try Douma Terrorists

December 15, 2015 7:22 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

The Israeli Ainister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon, on Tuesday said that the terrorists who burned the home of the Dawabsha family, killing a baby and his parents, were identified, except that the court evidence against them is “not enough.”Ya’alon, speaking to army radio, admitted that the attack was “clearly a […]

07 Sep

Construction of 3bn Shekel Fence between Jordan and Israel to be Launched Today

The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon, are to officially announce the beginning of the 30 KM fence project sometime today.The 30 kilometer fence will be built under the pretext of “blocking infiltrators from the east”, PNN reports. According to Arutz Sheva Israeli website, the […]