Search Results for : Yair Naveh

24 Feb
3:28

Olmert apologizes to King Abdullah for Naveh’s statements

February 24, 2006 3:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

The Israeli acting Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, called on Thursday King Abdullah of Jordan and apologized for the statements of the Israeli OC Central Command Major General, Yair Naveh, who said that the “Islamic Axis” could topple the  Hasehemite kingdom.Halutz also expressed “uncertainty regarding the  future of Hashemite rule in […]

23 Feb
4:53

Naveh: `“King Abdullah is liable to be the last king of Jordan`

February 23, 2006 4:53 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli-Jordanian relations faced a cloud of uncertainty following the statements of GOC Central Command leader of the Israeli army, Yair Naveh, who said that  80% of Jordan’s population are Palestinians who could pose regional threats even to King Abdullah “who is liable to be the last Hashemite king to lead […]

21 Jun
8:02

Report: Settlement Expansion Unprecedented amidst International Failure to End It

~ Madeeha Araj/ nbprs/pnn Since the beginning of the year, the West Bank, and especially East Jerusalem, is witnessing an acceleration of settlement construction, the largest in 25 years. Minister of Defense in Israel, Avigdor Lieberman, said that permits for building settlements in the West Bank, during the first half of […]

26 Mar
7:19

Israeli Army cancels ban on Israelis driving Palestinian residents in the occupied West Bank

March 26, 2007 7:19 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

An Israeli online daily reported that the Israeli Army GOC Central Command, Yair Naveh, cancelled on Sunday a restriction that barred Israelis from transporting Palestinian passengers in their vehicles in the occupied West Bank.The ban order was issued several months ago by Naveh, who then claimed that it was meant […]

21 Nov
3:15

‘Apartheid road system’ cemented with new regulations on driving

Palestinians may not ride in cars with Israeli license plates, according to a new rule announced today by Israeli authorities.  Palestinians are already barred from driving on 40% of the roads in the West Bank, which are designated 'Jewish-only', and cars with Palestinian license plates (apart from taxis) are not […]

21 Nov
2:33

‘Apartheid road system’ cemented with new regulations on driving

Palestinians may not ride in cars with Israeli license plates, according to a new rule announced today by Israeli authorities.  Palestinians are already barred from driving on 40% of the roads in the West Bank, which are designated 'Jewish-only', and cars with Palestinian license plates (apart from taxis) are not […]

15 Sep
11:13

Nonviolent resistance continues as Israel confiscates another 100 dunams of Bethlehem

September 15, 2006 11:13 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine 0

The central West Bank’s Bethlehem is going piece by piece. Israeli army Commander of the Central Region, Yair Naveh, adopted a new resolution Friday providing for the confiscation of 100 additional dunams of Palestinian land. The Director of the Committee to Defend against Land Confiscation, Khalid Al Azzeh, told PNN […]

05 Sep
1:31

More lands to be annexed in Bethlehem for Wall construction, and settler roads

The Israeli forces Commander for the Central Region of the occupied West Bank, Major General Yair Naveh, has decided to confiscate 152 Dunams of southern Bethlehem. The annexation order aims at using the annexed Palestinian lands for the Wall and for “military purposes”. Head of the Wall Resistance department at […]

17 Jul
12:00

Israeli Soldier killed, seven others wounded in Nablus

An Israeli soldier was killed and seven others were injured early Monday morning in an explosion in the West Bank city of Nablus.  Al Aqssa Martyrs Brigades, the armed wing of Fatah and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the operation is a gift to the Lebanese […]

17 Jul
3:30

Palestine Today – July 17 2006

Listen to the audio from the MP3 Player on the right column. || Click here to Download MP3 file 6.3 MB   Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media Centre www.imemc.org   for Monday July 17Th, 2006 The military continue its attacks on Gaza, meanwhile the Death toll hits […]

05 Jun
5:54

Ramon: `“Israel to evacuate illegal outposts in a few weeks time`

Israeli Justice Minister, Haim Ramon, reported on Sunday that the evacuation of West Bank illegal settlements outposts will commence in a few weeks time, and that a ministerial committee is to pass on recommendations on ways to prevent establishment of more illegal outposts in the future. Ramon stated that the […]

21 May
11:49

Peretz approves settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank

Israeli Defense Minister, Amir Peretz, has approved on Sunday the expansion of four West Bank settlements, the first such approvals since he came to office.   Peretz considers the expansion of the settlements as enlargement of the “jurisdictional area”. The expression was previously used as an introductory for constructing new […]

17 Feb
9:02

Four right-wing settlers arrested for incitement

February 17, 2006 9:02 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

On Friday morning, the Israeli police arrested four right-wing settlers after they distributed fliers inciting against a senior officer at the Israeli army.The fryers were distributed outside the Jerusalem home of Yair Naveh,  GOC Central Command leader. The arrested settlers are reisdents of Elon Moreh and Efrat settlements in the […]

17 Feb
5:31

Army establishes `“Israeli-only` checkpoints in the West Bank

February 17, 2006 5:31 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli online daily Haaretz reported that Israeli soldiers started last week to implement a military order that bars Palestinians with permits to enter Israel from entering via the roads “designated only for Israelis”.The order does not only bar the Palestinian residents from crossing these checkpoints, but also forbids Israelis from […]

02 Feb
5:10

Violent clashes erupt as army evacuates Amouna illegal outpost

Israeli online daily Haaretz reported that soldiers razed nine houses illegally constructed at the Amouna illegal settlement outpost near the West Bank city of Qalqilia. Hundreds of settlers flocked to the area   and clashed with the soldiers.   The Israeli army reported that hundreds of violent right-wing settlers hurled stones […]

17 Jan
2:25

Fearing riots, army to seal off settlements in Hebron

January 17, 2006 2:25 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli army GOC Central Command Major General Yair Naveh, signed on Monday evening, an order an order declaring the Jewish settlements in the West Bank town of Hebron closed military zones after the violent clashes between settlers and Israeli soldiers. Settlers in the area have rioted over the planned evacuation […]

13 Jan
4:37

Movement of at least 800,000 Palestinians restricted as Israeli seals off West Bank

January 13, 2006 4:37 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Since the second week of December 2005, the Israeli army had sealed off the northern areas of the West Bank from the rest of Palestinian territories, and barred the residents from traveling to Ramallah and areas in the south.   This ban was applied to 800,000 residents of the West […]

02 Nov
8:38

Army to remove `“security perimeter `“ surrounding Yitzhar settlement

November 2, 2005 8:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The Israeli army announced on Wednesday morning that it intends to dismantle the integrated security perimeter which surrounds Yitzhar settlement, north of the West Bank. The army made this decision after settlers destroyed security cameras and a radar system that were installed near the settlement’s perimeter, Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem […]

01 Oct
6:59

Soldiers: `“We thought the child was armed, and killed him`

October 1, 2005 6:59 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers operating in Askar refugee camp, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, claimed that they thought the child they shot and killed ion Friday evening, was armed. The child was identified as Adi Khaled Tantawi, 13; he suffered a gunshot injury in his heart, and died before […]

11 May
3:46

Army to grab 770 Dunams in Bethlehem, Hebron

May 11, 2005 3:46 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

Palestinian Ministry of Local Government reported that the Israeli Authorities informed dozens of residents of Bethlehem and Hebron of intentions to grab lands in order to use them for military training and the Separation Wall. Khaled Al-Azza, director general of the of the Popular Committee against the Wall at the […]

05 May
10:49

6 arrested in a Tel Aviv rally against the killing of 2 Palestinian teens

Hundreds of Israeli left-wing protesters demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Thursday evening against the killing Wednesday of two Palestinian youths in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers. The two teenagers were shot dead near the village of Beit Likia, west of Ramallah, during a protest against the construction of the […]

05 May
5:09

Israeli officer suspended over fetal shooting near Ramallah

Thursday morning, Yair Naveh, Central Command Chief of the Israeli army, suspended the officer who was in command in Beit Liqya, near Ramallah, when soldiers shot killed two Palestinian children on Wednesday evening. An Israeli military source reported that an initial investigation conducted by the army revealed that ‘a series […]

08 Apr
12:53

Rabbis renew call to soldiers to disobey pullout orders

April 8, 2005 12:53 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Israel, News Report 0

The Rabbis’ Union for the People and Land of Israel, headed by former Israeli chief rabbis Mordechai Eliyahu and Avraham Shapira, called Thursday security forces to refuse orders to evacuate settlements under the disengagement plan. Speaking in Jerusalem at a convention of some 2,000 yeshiva students, Shapira called for help […]

04 Apr
10:20

Police deploys in Yitzhar settlement

The Israeli border police deployed on Monday, in the northern West Bank Israeli settlement of Yitzhar in an attempt to prevent settler violence against Palestinian residents and security officials. The decision was made during a meeting between Central Command head, Yair Naveh and Major General Yisrael Yitzhak, the police chief […]

05 Sep
3:30

The First Administratively Jailed Israeli

September 5, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Tali Fahima, an Israeli woman under arrest on suspicion of helping plan a terror attack, will be placed in administrative detention for four months, security officials decided Sunday. Fahima’s attorney, Smadar Ben-Natan, said she will appeal the decision, which she called an unprecedented scandal, Israel Radio reported. The administrative detention […]

05 Sep
3:30

The First Administratively Jailed Israeli

September 5, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Tali Fahima, an Israeli woman under arrest on suspicion of helping plan a terror attack, will be placed in administrative detention for four months, security officials decided Sunday. Fahima’s attorney, Smadar Ben-Natan, said she will appeal the decision, which she called an unprecedented scandal, Israel Radio reported. The administrative detention […]