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03 Dec
4:58

Israel Plans Additions to Ibrahimi Mosque

The Israeli Channel 7 unveiled an Israeli plan, on Monday, to make additions inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center of Hebron, the Palestine News Network reported. The project, worth approximately 500,000 shekels (NIS), includes designing an elevator among other additions, exclusively for the use of illegal Israeli settlers. Israel’s […]

25 Nov
12:17

Thousands of Settlers Storm Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron

The Palestine News Network (PNN) reported that thousands of Israeli settlers, on Saturday, stormed the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, under heavy military protection. While the Ibrahimi Mosque is an Islamic place of worship, Palestinian Muslim worshipers were not allowed to enter it for prayer. Local sources observed several buses carrying […]

16 Oct
4:23

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Install A Stage, Tents In The Ibrahimi Mosque Courtyard

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Tuesday, a stage and tents in the courtyard of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and tents in Ein Far’a archeological area, west of the city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the colonists installed the stage […]

14 Mar
7:58

Israeli Forces Seal Passage near Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli forces sealed off the Wadi al-Hasin area, east of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, on Wednesday afternoon. Human rights activists Jamal Sueifan reported that Israeli soldiers sealed off the northern and western entrances of the area to locals. Residents called upon human […]

26 Feb
7:43

Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre 25 Years On

Palestinian people all over the world, on Monday, marked the 25th anniversary of the massacre which took p;ace inside the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, leading to 29 deaths and over 150 injuries, among worshipers.   Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency reports that, on February 25, […]

22 Feb
4:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters Marking The Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, marking the 25th anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre. Media sources said the soldiers injured one child with the rubber-coated steel bullet, and caused many Palestinians to suffer […]

13 Jan
3:50

Illegal Colonists Cut Olive Trees At Ibrahimi Mosque In Hebron

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists cut, Sunday, many old “Roman” olive trees in the garden of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The head of the Public Relations office of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in Hebron, Ra’ed Maswada, […]

31 Oct
7:12

Settlers Attack Palestinians near Ibrahimi Mosque

On Wednesday, a group of Israeli settlers gathers outside the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, and assaulted Palestinian citizens in protest against the broadcasting of the Azan (Muslim call to prayer) via loudspeakers used in the mosque. Palestinian citizen Yacoub Abu Jihad said that the settlers beat him and held him […]

24 Feb
8:36

24 Years since Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre in Hebron

Hebron marks, on Sunday, 24 years since the Ibrahimi mosque massacre took place, when an Israeli settler opened fire at Muslims observing the dawn prayers on a Ramadan morning, killing 29 worshipers and injuring 150 others before he was caught and killed by the crowds. The settler, an American-Israeli physician […]

18 Sep
9:33

3,000 Israeli Settlers Storm Ibrahimi Mosque for New Year Festivities (VIDEO)

Around 3,000 Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, southern West Bank, under pretext of celebrating Jewish holidays and marking the Jewish New Year, which starts on Thursday. Israel forces stormed the old city of Hebron, turning it into a military zone, while hundreds of […]

Dismantle the Ghetto campaign
27 Feb
12:12

Palestinians commemorate 23rd anniversary of Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre by launching #DismantleTheGhetto campaign

A newly formed organization the National Campaign to Lift the Closure in Hebron, marked the anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre with a campaign to #DismantleTheGhetto on February 25th. This year’s commemoration coincides with Israel’s unprecedented escalation in seizing Palestinian land in the West Bank for Settlement expansion. This has been […]

25 Feb
9:56

Remembering the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre

02/25/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine   Today, February 25th marks the 23rd commemoration of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre in Hebron. “ On February 25, 1994, a US-born Israeli military physician walked into the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron armed with a Galil assault rifle. It was early morning, during […]

06 Feb
9:23

Palestinians in Hebron Prepare for Annual Commemoration of Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre

  Preparations by Palestinian political parties, civil society groups, local committees, and human rights organizations begin this week for the 23rd annual commemoration of the the 1994 Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre. The bodies organizing the event this year have united under the slogan “Dismantle the Ghetto, Take the Settlers Out of […]

18 Oct
6:45

Israeli Extremists Storm Al Aqsa, Ibrahimi Mosques

Around 200 Israeli extremists, on Tuesday, held provocative tours of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in annexed East Jerusalem’s Old City district, heeding calls by parent organizations to increase Jewish presence on the holy site during the Jewish holidays, according to mosque officials. The Islamic Waqf, which runs the al-Haram al-Sharif (holy sanctuary) […]

20 Aug
10:20

Call for Intervention to Prevent Permanent Damage to Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque

August 20, 2016 10:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

For more than one month, Israeli authorities have planned and began the implementation of a new and permanent checkpoint structure, with other permanent buildings, on the historic grounds of the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron’s Old City district. According to the PNN, their plans (as seen below) reveal that vast damage will […]

24 Jul
9:55

ISM Photo Story: Friday Prayer at Ibrahimi Mosque — Running the Gauntlet

22nd July 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil team Every Friday, many Palestinian Muslims come to Ibrahimi Mosque for prayers. To get to their place of worship, and home afterwards, they must run a gauntlet of Israeli military checkpoints. The Israeli Border Police invest their time and effort into […]

22 Jul
10:43

Israeli Authorities to Erect Stone Checkpoint at Ibrahimi Mosque Entrance

Israeli forces are installing a stone checkpoint at the entrance of the Ibrahimi Mosque to restrict Palestinians from entering it, to visit and  to pray. As the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee’s General Manager, Imad Hamdan, illustrated, the new checkpoint will be made of stone in a permanent-style, in front of the […]

06 Jul
7:44

Apartheid Restrictions at Ibrahimi Mosque

07/05/16 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil team During the last days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Israeli forces have implemented further restrictions in the area of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron.) These restrictions deliberately and exclusively target Palestinians in attempts to further cleanse this area […]

29 Sep
1:10

Muslim Entry into Ibrahimi Mosque to be Banned for Jewish Holidays

September 29, 2015 1:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

The Israeli authorities announced that the Ibrahimi Mosque, also known as Cave of the Patriarchs, will be closed to Muslim worshippers on Tuesday and Wednesday, for the Jewish holidays, the Ministry of Islamic Waqf,said on Monday.The mosque will be open only to Jews who will be celebrating the Jewish holidays, […]

16 Sep
3:28

Ibrahimi Mosque Closed for Jewish New Year

September 16, 2015 3:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron to Palestinians for the second consecutive day during the Jewish new year, said Palestinian Waqf (Endowments) and Religious Affairs Ministry.According to WAFA correspondence, the ministry said in a press statement the Mosque would be closed to Palestinians on Tuesday, so […]

05 Sep
1:04

Muslims Barred from Ibrahimi Mosque for Six Days

September 5, 2015 1:04 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, announced that they will close the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron’s old city, to Muslim worshipers, for six days during September, under the pretext of ‘Jewish occasions’, PNN reports.Head of the mosque, Munther Abul-Feelat in a press release said that Israeli authorities decided to close down the […]

11 Aug
10:29

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 […]

27 Jul
3:45

Attempted Settler Attack on Sheikh of Ibrahimi Mosque

Dozens of Jewish Israeli settlers, late Friday, attempted to attack Sheikh of the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron during the night call for prayers, according to an official.Head of Hebron Waqf, Ismail Abu Halawa, said that dozens of settlers attempted to attack Sheikh Motasim Sdr, while he was calling for the […]

29 May
12:47

Israeli Forces Close Door to Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli forces closed, on Wednesday, a door leading to the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron, said the mosque caretaker.The Ibrahimi Mosque caretaker, Munther Abu al-Filat, told WAFA that the mosque caretakers were surprised as Israeli forces locked the al-Yousifiya door without any prior notice. Abu al-Filat added […]

22 Apr
2:18

Extremists Raise Israeli Flag over Ibrahimi Mosque

April 22, 2015 2:18 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

Extremist Israeli settlers raised the Israeli flag on the walls and over the rooftop of al-Ibrahimi Mosque, also known as the Cave of the Patriarchs, today in Hebron.The reconstruction committee in Hebron condemned, in a press statement, this measure and considered it a continuation of ongoing Israeli attempts to alter […]

06 Apr
3:41

Israel to Close Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslims for Passover

Israeli authorities informed Muslim officials in Hebron that the Ibrahimi Mosque, also known as the Cave of the Patriarchs, will be closed to Muslim worshippers on Sunday and Monday, Hijazi Abu Sneineh, director of the mosque said, Sunday. According to WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency, the mosque will be […]

20 Mar
4:17

Settlers Raid Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque

A group of Israeli settlers entered the Isaac Hall inside the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, on Thursday under armed protection from Israeli forces, witnesses said.Local sources said that guards attempted to prevent settlers from entering the mosque, but that the army facilitated their entrance. Under an agreement with endowment officials, […]

16 Mar
3:42

Lieberman Tours Ibrahimi Mosque, Incites Tensions

Israeli right-wing politician and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Sunday afternoon, broke into Hebron’s Al Ibrahimi mosque. His provocative ‘visit’ came to claim that the mosque had a Jewish identity, and counts as an election campaign for the Knesset elections coming in two days.According to the PNN, Israeli forces around the […]

04 Mar
7:48

Soldiers Prevent Journalists From Entering Ibrahimi Mosque In Hebron

March 4, 2015 7:48 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers prevented, Tuesday, a group of 60 journalists, members of the Central Bureau of Journalists, and other media organizations, from entering the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.The soldiers told the journalists that they needed to remove all of their Palestinian kufiyas (traditional patterned Palestinian […]

26 Feb
10:05

Palestinians Mark The Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre In Hebron

February 26, 2015 10:05 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

Hundreds of Palestinians marked, Wednesday, the 21st anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque massacre that led to the death of 29 Palestinians, and the injury of around 200. Among the victims were many children and elderly; some of the wounded suffered permanent disabilities.The Palestinians in the city started the ceremony with […]

08 Oct
7:54

Israeli Forces Prevent Muslims From Entering Ibrahimi Mosque

October 8, 2014 7:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

Israeli authorities announced the closing of Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque for Muslim worshippers, this past Sunday and Monday, under the pretext of facilitating Jewish celebrations.The PNN reports that, during these two days, Israeli forces let settlers into the mosque, by way of all its courtyards and corridors, due to the Jewish […]

24 Sep
4:05

Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian In Hebron, Close Ibrahimi Mosque For Two Days

September 24, 2014 4:05 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and invaded various nearby communities.The army also issued a military order preventing Muslim worshipers from entering the Ibrahimi Mosque for two days. The Palestinian TV said that the soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Younis Rabba’, age 45, at a […]

16 Sep
3:39

Israel Installs New Surveillance Room On Main Entrance Of Ibrahimi Mosque

September 16, 2014 3:39 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

The Israeli army installed, on Monday, a new surveillance room at the main entrance of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Head of the Islamic Waqf Department in Hebron, Ibrahim Abu Sneina, said that Israel continues to impose further restrictions on Muslim worshipers […]

11 Jun
11:47

Settlers Storm Ibrahimi Mosque Park

Israeli settlers stormed the park of the Ibrahimi Mosque (Cave of the Patriarchs) in Hebron, on Wednesday, where they attempted to sabotage its content, according to media sources.WAFA correspondence reprts that a group of settlers broke through the park and attempted to plow it and install water tubes and sprinklers […]

05 Nov
5:05

Settlers Attack, Occupy, Home In Ibrahimi Mosque Yard

November 5, 2013 5:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Hebron – Tuesday November 5, 2013, the Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers occupied a Palestinian home in the yard of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Head of the Waqf and Endowment Department in Hebron Taiseer Abu Sneina said […]

27 Apr
2:57

Settlers Raise Israel’s Flag On Top Of Ibrahimi Mosque

April 27, 2012 2:57 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

A group of Israeli settlers raised Israeli flags on top of the fourth holiest site in Islam, the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. This is the first time ever since Hebron fell under Israeli occupation in 1967.The Milad News Agency reported that head of the […]

06 Oct
10:38

Israeli Authorities To Close Ibrahimi Mosque In Hebron, October 8

October 6, 2011 10:38 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report 0

On Thursday morning, Israeli authorities decided to close the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the West Bank city of Hebron, to Muslims on October 8, because of the settlers’ celebration of the Jewish Yom Kippur.Head of Islamic Affairs, Zaid al-J’abari, stated that the Israeli authorities notified the Islamic affairs officials about the […]

04 Oct
10:52

Army Closes Ibrahimi Mosque for Muslims, Opens It to Israeli Settlers

Israeli Military forces closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron in the West Bank today, October 4th, and only allowed Israeli settlers to enter it, the Palestinian news agency WAFA reported. The director of Hebron Endowments, Zayd Al-Ja‘bari, reported to WAFA that the Israeli military forces closed the Ibrahim Mosque to […]

04 Nov
4:20

Athan Banned at Hebron’s Al-Ibrahimi Mosque 54 Times in One Month

November 4, 2010 4:20 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

The Muslim call to prayer (Athan) was prohibited by the Israeli authorities at Hebron’s al-Ibrahimi Mosque for 54 times, during the month of October, the Middle East Monitor reported. Palestinian sources condemned Israel’s ban on the call to prayer at al-Ibrahimi Mosque saying that the decision was made on the […]

29 Oct
6:37

Army Orders Closure Of Ibrahimi Mosque For Two Days

October 29, 2010 6:37 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

The Israeli army decided to close the Ibrahimi mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, for Muslim worshipers for two days in order to allow Jewish worshipers to celebrate a Jewish feast. The order was issued on Thursday and stated that Muslim worshipers will not be allowed to […]

02 Apr
11:21

Right-wing Israelis, including legislators, occupy Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron for ‘celebration’

April 2, 2010 11:21 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Several thousand right-wing settlers and their supporters poured into the Palestinian city of Hebron Thursday and declared the site of the Ibrahimi mosque to be a part of the land of Israel. They held a celebration in the mosque, which is also the site of a 1994 massacre by Israeli […]

06 Mar
2:21

Clashes Reported at al-Aqsa & Ibrahimi Mosques

March 6, 2010 2:21 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Following Friday prayers, clashes have occurred at both al-Aqsa mosque, Jerusalem, and Ibrahimi mosque, Hebron.At al-Aqsa, Friday prayers were followed by protest by young men from the city throwing stones at the police. A police spokesperson claims that stones were also thrown at Jewish worshippers at the Western Wall. Police […]

27 Feb
9:40

Marking Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre; Hamas Calls For Intifada

February 27, 2010 9:40 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

As the Palestinians marked the 16th anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, the Hamas movement issued a statement calling for a new Intifada to protect the Holy Sites and counter ongoing attacks carried out by Israeli soldiers and settlers. The movement warned […]

23 Feb
12:13

Israel To Claim Ibrahimi Mosque, Bilal Mosque, As Historic Jewish Sites

February 23, 2010 12:13 PM Saed Bannoura Holy sites, News Report, West Bank 0

Bethlehem will be holding a general strike, on Tuesday, to protest the Israeli government’s decision to annex the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron and the Bilal Mosque to the so-called ‘Historic Jewish Sites” as part of the Israeli “Heritage Trail.”The strike will include private, governmental and UNRWA schools, in addition to […]

07 Oct
4:24

Hebron commemorates anniversary of massacre in Ibrahimi mosque

October 7, 2006 4:24 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, News Report, Palestine 0

It was 13 years ago on this, the fifteenth day of Ramadan, that Dr. Baruch Goldstein walked into Al Haram Al Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank's Hebron and opened fire. He killed 29 Palestinians in the midst of prayer. Among them were three children.  The Israeli response to […]

24 Sep
7:50

As Ramadan begins, Israeli forces close Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron to Muslims

September 24, 2006 7:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, News Report, Palestine 0

The Israeli troops stationed inside the Ibrahimi mosque in the occupied Palestinian town of Hebron, apparently disturbed by an increase in worshippers entering the mosque since the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began yesterday, arbitrarily decided to close the mosque until further notice. The soldiers stationed at the Mosque, all […]

12 Aug
7:09

Israeli settlers disrupt Friday prayers at Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron

Yesterday, the Friday prayers were disturbed at Al Haram Al Ibrahimi Mosque , one of Islam’s holiest sites by Israeli settlers in the southern West Bank Hebron area.   The Jewish settlers of the Hebron area are known to be among the most extremely fundamentalist and violent of all the […]

26 Nov
4:55

Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron closed, two residents arrested

November 26, 2005 4:55 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

A source at the Islamic Endowment [Waqf] Department in Hebron reported that it received a military order from the Israeli army, on Friday evening, ordering the department to close the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron for twenty-four hours, in order to enable the settlers to celebrate a Jewish feast. The source […]

31 Aug
3:26

Army closes the Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli soldiers decided to close the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron on Thursday, barring Muslim worshipers from entering it. In spite of the fact that Thursday marks a Muslim feast, Israeli soldiers decided to close the mosque, and only allow Jewish worshipers mark a Jewish feast on the same say.

17 Mar
9:09

Soldiers force residents to undress prior to entering Al-Ibrahimi Mosque

Chief Islamic Judge, Sheikh Taiseer Tamimi condemned the military procedures on the entrances of the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, after soldiers forced several worshippers to undress prior to entering the mosque. Sheikh Tamimi said that soldiers forced the worshippers, including clerks of the mosque, to undress and searched them in […]

15 Sep
3:30

The Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron closed; several areas raided, 16 residents apprehended

September 15, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Israeli Authorities closed the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron fro two days starting from Wednesday in order to enable settlers pray in the mosque during the Jewish New Year, while army raided several areas in Hebron and arround it. Mr. HIjazi Abu Sneineh, responsible of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the […]

12 Mar
11:32

Israeli Colonists Seal Door of Mosque in East Jerusalem

An unknown group of illegal Israeli colonists were spotted sealing shut the entrance to a Palestinian Mosque Monday with an unknown adhesive. The colonists sealed the entrance to the Sheikh Makki Mosque, in the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Maan News Agency. The person responsible for opening and […]

18 Sep
9:19

Israeli Colonizers Storm Mosques on Yom Kippur

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli settlers entered the Ibrahimi Mosque compound, in the southern occupied district of Hebron, predawn Tuesday, accompanied by dozens of soldiers and police officers, and held celebrations in and outside the mosque. According to local sources, thousands entered the mosque in successive groups and performed […]

11 Nov
2:47

Palestinians Warn of Plan to ‘Partition’ Al-Aqsa Mosque

November 11, 2015 2:47 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Although tensions have recently subsided at East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque complex, many Palestinians fear that ‘partition’ of the site between Muslims and Jews remains a long-term Israeli objective.The current round of violence in the Israeli-occupied West Bank — in which scores of Palestinians have been killed so far — was […]

13 Sep
2:06

Clashes Continue As Israeli Minister Participates In Al-Aqsa Mosque Invasion

September 13, 2015 2:06 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, joined dozens of Israeli extremists who stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, Sunday, under extensive military and police presence, leading to clashes and dozens of injuries among the worshipers.The soldiers attacked the guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and dozens of worshipers and […]

06 Sep
10:49

45 Settlers Invade Al-Aqsa Mosque, Conduct ‘Tour’

September 6, 2015 10:49 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Settlers broke into the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi gate, on Sunday morning, amid tight security protection from Israeli police.Al Ray reports that, according to media, the coordinator for the Foundation of the Islamic Waqf in Jerusalem Feras al-Desbes said that around Israeli 45 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa courtyards, and […]

25 Feb
1:54

Israeli Extremists Burn A Mosque In Bethlehem

February 25, 2015 1:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Bethlehem, Holy sites, News Report 0

A group of Israeli extremists burnt, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian mosque in the al-Jab’a village, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and wrote racist anti-Arab and anti-Islamic graffiti.Head of the al-Jab’a Village Council No’man Hamdan said Israeli fanatics infiltrated into the village, approximately at 4 at […]

13 Jan
5:05

Palestinian Kidnapped Near Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem

January 13, 2015 5:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Undercover officers of the Israeli Police kidnapped, on Tuesday before noon, a young Palestinian man while leaving the al-Aqsa Mosque through the Bab al-Silsileh (The Chain Gate), in occupied Jerusalem.Eyewitnesses said the undercover officers kidnapped Mohammad Shawkat al-Khatib, and took him to an interrogation center in the city. The arrest […]

17 Oct
4:47

Settlers Storm The Ibrahim Mosque In Hebron

October 17, 2014 4:47 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

A number of fanatic Israeli settlers invaded, late on Thursday at night, the Ishaqiyya area of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, designated for Muslim worshipers.Local sources said dozens of soldiers accompanied the settlers, and detained the local mosque guards while the settlers stormed it. […]

24 Feb
12:00

Thousands Mark Ibrahimi Massacre Anniversary in Hebron

February 24, 2014 12:00 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Holy sites, News Report 0

The streets of central Hebron filled with protesters, on Friday afternoon, as around 2,000 Palestinian and international activists marked the 20th anniversary of the Ibrahimi mosque massacre. Protesters marched through the southern West Bank city calling for the re-opening of Shuhada Street, a major thoroughfare that was closed by Israeli […]

01 Nov
3:11

Soldiers Kidnap Eleven In West Bank, Desecrate Mosque

November 1, 2012 3:11 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the West Bank Districts of Hebron, Bethlehem, Tulkarem and Ramallah, broke into and searched several homes, and kidnapped eleven residents. The army also desecrated a mosque in Ithna, near Hebron.The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights reported that the army invaded […]

07 Aug
5:20

Israel Plans to Divide al-Aqsa Mosque

August 7, 2012 5:20 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, the Mufti of Jerusalem, spoke about Israeli plans to divide al-Aqsa mosque in order to provide Jews with access to the Muslim holy site.The plan is modeled after the division of the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron, and Sheikh Hussein said in a press release that the escalation […]

18 Dec
8:43

PCHR Weekly Report: 1 Palestinian killed, 4 wounded, mosque burned by settlers this week

December 18, 2009 8:43 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights’ Weekly Report: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, during the week of 10- 15 Dec 2009, a Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip, and 3 Palestinian civilians were wounded by Israeli forces in the […]

19 Feb
8:38

Israeli settlers attack mosque in Hebron

February 19, 2007 8:38 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian news sources reported that dozens of Israeli settlers broke into Al Aqbat mosque in the southern west bank city of Hebron on Monday morning. The mosque, which is located in the old city, has been controlled by the Israeli authorities since the beginning of the second intifada in September […]

27 May
9:09

Muslim leader condemns Jewish desecration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

Palestinian chief justice Sheikh Tayseer Al-Tamimi has scathingly condemned the most recent invasion of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third most holy site in Islam, by Jewish extremists protected by Israeli soldiers earlier this week. Al-Tamimi pointed out that during the past three decades there have been multiple attempts by Jewish […]

18 Mar
9:02

Illegal Israeli Digging Beneath Western Wall of Al Aqsa Mosque Continues

March 18, 2006 9:02 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli construction companies, with support from Israeli armed forces, have resumed digging underneath the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, apparently in a bid to undermine the foundations of the ancient mosque and cause it to collapse, reported the Al Aqsa Institution for the Renovation of Islamic Sites Friday. The Institution has […]

11 Mar
7:09

Israel decides to prevent the call to prayer in the Abraham Mosque in Hebron

Sheikh Tayseer Tamimi head of the higher judicial council in Palestine condemned the Israeli army decision to prevent the call for prayer in the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron on Saturday morning.   Sheikh Tamimi released a statement of condemnation to this decisin and accused the […]

23 Feb
3:19

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Another Palestinian was abducted, on Sunday afternoon, near Jerusalem. Update: The soldiers abducted a young man, who remained unidentified at the […]

16 Feb
1:58

Updated: Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Search Homes And Stores, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and earlier Sunday, at least eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three young men, identified as Mousa Hatem Deeriyya, Tareq Eqab Deeriyya, and Ahmad […]

16 Feb
3:48

Including Two Children, Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, five Palestinians, including two children, in Hebron, in southern West Bank, and one in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Najeh Mheisin Wreidat, 25, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center […]

10 Feb
4:11

REPORT: 27 Violations Against Journalists in January 2020

The Palestine News and Information Agency (WAFA) said in a report, on Sunday, it has documented 27 violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces against journalists and media institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories, during January 2020. The violations included use of live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters […]

06 Feb
9:44

MADA: 27 Violations against Media Freedoms in January

The first month of 2020 witnessed a total of 27 violations against media freedoms in Palestine, 23 of which were committed by the occupation forces and authorities, while various Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip committed only 4 violations, MADA said in a report, according to the […]

26 Jan
3:06

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday before noon, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped the Palestinian at a military roadblock near the mosque, and abducted him. The […]

12 Jan
2:47

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, eight Palestinians, including two children, in addition to another Palestinian who was taken prisoner on Sunday evening, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said many army jeeps invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched homes, before abducting […]

08 Jan
4:16

Israeli Elections: Netanyahu Vows More Settlements, Annexation

The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements stated, in its latest weekly report, that the Israeli government still ignores the international community’s stance, along with resolutions of international legitimacy which consider Israeli settlements a war crime. Israel acts as a state above the law, as a result of […]

27 Dec
6:48

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 December 2019)

Summary                                                 This week, PCHR documented 224 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. This week witnessed an increase of Israeli violation regarding demolition and settlement activities in addition to settlers’ attacks and […]

24 Dec
5:58

Settler Pepper-Sprays Palestinian Mother and Daughter

A Palestinian mother and her daughter were injured, on Monday evening, after being attacked by an Israeli settler in Tel Rumeida neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) confirmed that its staff provided the […]

10 Dec
3:58

Palestinians March in Hebron, Israeli Forces Attack

Soldiers attacked many Palestinian residents of Hebron, on Monday, as they marched against the Israeli colonialist plans in the city, dozens of injuries, mainly due to teargas inhalation, were reported. A general strike was held, on Monday, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, in protest against Israeli settlement […]

09 Dec
8:04

Israeli Forces Arrest Palestinian Youth at Checkpoint in Hebron

According to the Palestine News Network (PNN), Israeli occupation forces arrested a 14 year old female student, on Sunday morning, as she attempting to cross the Abu al-Reesh checkpoint, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center of Hebron. Israeli media quoted a statement from the occupation army that its soldiers […]

06 Dec
5:00

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 Nov. – 04 Dec. 2019)

Summary                                                 This week, PCHR documented 159 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. As part of the Israeli violations of the right to life and bodily integrity: In terms of excessive use […]

02 Dec
3:36

Israeli Defense Minister Approves New Settler Neighborhood in Hebron

According to Israeli media outlets, the new Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett, approved, on Sunday, the planning of a new settler neighborhood in the in the city of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. The defense minister’s office said in a statement […]

29 Nov
6:57

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 – 27 November 2019)

Summary Israeli occupation Forces (IOF) continued their violations of human rights and international law in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) this week as PCHR documented 174 violations by IOF and Israeli settlers. In terms of excessive use of force, IOF wounded 18 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank and the Gaza […]

28 Nov
2:02

Living under occupation in the West Bank

For IMEMC News – Niall Ó Brolcháin: As I strolled through the streets of the Old Town market near the home of Idress Zahdeh, rocks, other missiles, and rubbish were landing on the grills and tarpaulins above my head, which were put there in order to protect the shoppers, shopkeepers, […]

25 Nov
10:54

Soldiers Injure Several Schoolchildren In Hebron

November 25, 2019 10:54 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers Injured, Monday, dozens of Palestinian schoolchildren and residents, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at Abu ar-Reesh military roadblock, at the southern entrance of the Old City of Hebron and the Ibrahimi Mosque, attacked dozens of […]

24 Nov
3:32

Illegal Colonists Invade Hebron, Toddler Among Injured

A Palestinian infant sustained a moderate injury, when extremist Jewish settlers, under Israeli army protection, attacked Palestinians’ homes with stones in the neighborhood of Tel Rumeida in Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Hundreds of settlers protected by army forced their […]

22 Nov
10:33

Illegal Israeli Colonists Injure Eight Palestinians In Hebron

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, attacked, on Friday evening, many Palestinians, including children, wounding eight. Palestinian activist Jamal Es’eifan said the colonists first attacked a shop, owned by Nasser Fahed al-Ja’bari, and smashed […]

18 Nov
1:51

PPS: “Israel Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians, including a kidney patient and former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, causing damage. The Hebron office of the PPS in southern West […]

31 Oct
6:42

Seriously Wounded Palestinian Woman Hooked To Life Support Machines

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that the Palestinian woman, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, on Wednesday morning, is currently in a very critical condition, and is hooked to life support machines at an Israeli hospital. Karim Ajwa, a lawyer of the Committee, said that […]

30 Oct
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Woman In Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian woman near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after she allegedly “attempted to stab them.” Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers shot the Palestinian woman and left her bleeding on […]

12 Oct
12:26

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03 – 09 October 2019)

Summary   During the reporting period, PCHR documented 138 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli forces and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. As part of the Israeli violations of the right to life and bodily integrity, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian […]

08 Oct
11:01

Soldiers Abduct An Elderly Man In Hebron

October 8, 2019 11:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, an elderly Palestinian man in Farsh al-Hawa neighborhood, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and violently searched the home of Badran Bader Jaber, 72, causing damage, and abducted him. They added that the soldiers […]

30 Sep
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

September 30, 2019 10:56 AM admin Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, seven Palestinian, including a child, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes and buildings, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Waleed Obeid, Waseem Nayef Obeid, and Ayyoub Bahaey […]

18 Sep
10:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening and Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children, from Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, and Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers also searched homes in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said […]

08 Sep
1:39

Soldiers Confiscate Two Electricity Generators, Abduct One Palestinian, In Hebron

September 8, 2019 1:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Saturday, two electricity generators in Wad az-Zarzeer area, and abducted one Palestinian near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps and armored vehicles invaded Wad az-Zarzeer area before the soldiers broke into a property, owned by […]

07 Sep
5:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians, including two children, in Jerusalem and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Sari Essam Barghouthi, after invading his home and ransacking it, in Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank. The […]

05 Sep
5:52

Dr. Ashrawi Calls on International Community to Protect Old City of Hebron

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said the Israeli President and Prime Minister’s provocative ‘visit’ to Hebron City is an irresponsible and offensive attempt to pander to the most extreme and racist elements of the settler movement. The intolerable reality of segregation, […]

05 Sep
6:09

Purpose of Netanyahu’s Hebron Intrusion A Way To Gain Support From The “Ultra Right Wing”

By Bilal Ghaith Palestinian activists called for receiving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Hebron, Wednesday, with black flags on homes near the Ibrahimi Mosque as observers, politicians and historians dismissed all allegations regarding the “visit” describing it as a provocation. According to Maarive newspaper, Netanyahu is set to take […]

05 Sep
5:11

PM Netanyahu Visits Hebron, Promises Jews Will Remain

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netnayahu, on Wednesday evening, carried out a provocative “visit” to al-Ibrahimi mosque, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, amidst tight security measures that affected the city’s Palestinian population and which came following another such “visit” by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Netanyahu said, at […]

04 Sep
1:59

Illegal Colonists Install Tent In Hebron To Welcome Netanyahu

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Tuesday, a large tent in Tal Romeida Palestinian neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who intends to conduct a provocative visit to the city, Wednesday. The colonists […]

16 Aug
5:05

ISM Journals: Education Under Occupation

08/11/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Hebron Whilst continuing my work with ISM this year, I spent four weeks working at the Hebron/Al-Khalil office of Defence for Children International focusing on the way that the occupation has compromised the access to education in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza. […]