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18 May

LGBTQ Groups Boycott Eurovision Festival in Tel Aviv

From The Eurovision song contest is a gay institution, an international marquee event affectionately dubbed the ‘Gay Olympics’ – but with Israel hosting this year’s contest, a growing number of LGBTQ+ organisations, groups, journalists, and individuals are joining the call for a global boycott of the hosting state in solidarity […]

31 Jan

Israeli police attack protest against police brutality in Tel Aviv

A protest of several thousand Ethiopian-Israelis and their supporters in Tel Aviv were attacked by Israeli police on Wednesday, when they were demonstrating against the police killing of 24-year old Yehuda Biadga by Israeli police earlier in January. Protest organizers told reporters from the Ma’ariv newspaper that there were a […]

20 Sep

Apartheid is Always Bitter! A Palestinian Appeal to Chefs to Withdraw from Round Tables in Tel Aviv

09/19/18 PACBI   We, the undersigned workers’, womens’ and farmer’s associations, appeal to chefs to cancel their participation in Round Tables 2018, scheduled to take place in Tel Aviv from November 9-23. It is an attempt to whitewash Israel’s grave violations of Palestinian human rights. Several world-renowned chefs withdrew from […]

06 Sep

Paraguay Moves Embassy Back To Tel Aviv

The South American county of Paraguay has announced reversing its decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem, a political move that angered Israel, which shuttered its embassy in Asuncion, and recalled the ambassador. The new president of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benitez, who just took office a […]

11 Jun

Israeli Woman Injured In Tel Aviv Stabbing

June 11, 2018 2:18 PM IMEMC News Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources have reported, Monday, that a young Israeli woman was seriously injured in Afula city, allegedly after being stabbed by a Palestinian from northern West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said the woman, 18 years of age, suffered severe wounds in the upper body, and was rushed to HaEmek Hospital, […]

01 Jun

Boycott of Tel Aviv LGBT Film Festival Gains Momentum with New Cancellations

Four more filmmakers have joined a growing number of artists boycotting the Tel Aviv LGBT International Film Festival (TLVFest), in response to a Palestinian call. Five artists had already cancelled their participation prior to the start of the festival, which runs between May 31 and June 9. With the latest cancellations, from two […]

31 May

Shakira Nixes Her Tel Aviv Show – The Timeline

May 30, 2018 / By Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) / Entering damage control mode after Shakira nixed her July 9 Tel Aviv gig, Israel’s spin machine claimed the gig was never scheduled to begin with. Then, they said it wasn’t cancelled, it was just postponed. We aren’t sure […]

13 May

US Delegation Lands in Tel Aviv for Embassy Opening

A US delegation, on Sunday afternoon, has arrived in Tel Aviv, in preparation for opening the US embassy in Jerusalem, on Monday. The delegation includes first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, in addition to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, as well as dozens of […]

19 Feb

PLO Official: “Tel Aviv Provides Allowances to Israelis Who Killed Palestinians”

February 19, 2018 9:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

“The Israeli government provides monthly allowances to terrorists who killed Palestinians,” Tayseer Khalid, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said on Monday. Khalid was responding to an Israeli ministerial committee that approved deducting the allowances the Palestinian Authority (PA) allocates for families of prisoners and […]

10 Feb

Downed Israeli F-16 Confirmed by Tel Aviv

Israel has admitted the fall of one of its fighter jets that raided Syria, earlier this morning, after an Iranian drone was spotted and shot down in the Golan Heights, on the border with Syria. The Israeli army said, Saturday morning, that it intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria […]

30 Nov

Israeli Police Detains Two Palestinians In Tel Aviv

November 30, 2017 5:39 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli police detained, on Wednesday evening, two Palestinians in the Central Station in Tel Aviv, allegedly for locating sharp objects with them. The two have been identified as Omar Kamel Ja’bari, 28, and Bassem Jamal Ja’bari, 25. Both are from al-Yamoun town, west of the northern West Bank city […]

13 Oct

Prominent Chefs Urge Colleagues to Withdraw From Tel Aviv “Culinary Propaganda” Festival

Israeli soldiers regularly harass and assault Palestinian farmers and destroy their crops (AP/Mohammed Ballas)   October 12, 2017 — In an open letter, prominent chefs from Palestine and nine other countries called on their colleagues to withdraw from the upcoming Round Tables culinary festival in Tel Aviv. This festival is sponsored by […]

Scene outside hotel where stabbing took place (image from Ma'an)
24 Apr

Three Israelis mildly injured in stabbing attack in Tel Aviv

On Sunday afternoon, an 18-year old Palestinian allegedly stabbed three Israelis with ‘work tools’ in the lobby of a hotel in Tel Aviv, according to Israeli police. A fourth Israeli, in his seventies, fell down trying to escape the attack and was also injured. The teenager who carried out the […]

07 Nov

Activists Denounce Participation in “Apartheid” Culinary Tour in Tel Aviv

Human rights activists picketed the Musket Room in New York, L´ami Jean in Paris and the Maruja LimĂłn in Vigo, as well as restaurants in other cities, in protest of their participation in a culinary event in Tel Aviv which intends to whitewash Israel’s violent repression of Palestinian human rights. […]

26 Jul

Carlos “Let The Children Play” Santana to Perform in Tel Aviv

Children at Santana’s Milagro Foundation. Staff wouldn’t open the door to receive a petition. Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Internationally renowned musician Carlos Santana will perform a concert in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv on July 30, ignoring international calls to cancel the show. Carlos Santana came to fame during the […]

13 Jun

Israeli Leaders Vow Revenge after Tel Aviv Attack (VIDEO)

Israel has imposed collective punishment measures, and its leaders have threatened more to come after two Palestinian men opened fire in a busy upscale Tel Aviv square, this past Wednesday evening, killing four Israelis and injuring several more.   The alleged Palestinian gunmen, identified as cousins Muhammad Ahmad Mukhamara and […]

10 Jun

UN-Statement regarding Tel Aviv Shooting

06/10/16 | UN Human Rights – Office of the High Comissioner | Occupied Palestine Statement by the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ravina Shamdasani, regarding the Tel Aviv shooting: The High Commissioner condemns the gun attack in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in which four Israelis were […]

09 Jun

Tel Aviv Shooting: 4 Israelis Killed

Four Israelis were killed and several others injured, Wednesday night, in a shooting that took place in Tel Aviv by two Palestinian youth. The two shooters, cousins in their early twenties, are reportedly from Yatta city, southern West Bank. One of them was arrested and taken in for questioning, while the other, […]

Officer after firing shots (image from Twitter)
08 Jun

3 Israelis reported killed; 5 wounded in shooting at Tel Aviv market next to Ministry of Defense

June 8, 2016 10:59 PM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli sources have reported that 3 Israeli civilians have been killed, and at least 5 wounded, as shots were heard at a market in central Tel Aviv Wednesday evening. At the time of this report, few details are known about the incident – the identity of the alleged shooter has […]

01 Jun

Israeli Soldier Mildly Injured In Stabbing Attack In Tel Aviv

Israeli military sources have reported that a soldier was mildly injured, on Monday evening, after being stabbed with a screwdriver in Tel Aviv, before he was taken to Ichilov Medical Center for treatment. Israeli daily Haaretz said a Palestinian, 17 years of age, from the central West Bank city of […]

09 Jan

Tel Aviv Shooter Killed in Gun Battle

January 9, 2016 3:55 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli police, on Friday, opened fire on Nashat Melhem, suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting in Tel Aviv, last week, in a gun battle in his hometown of Arara, northern Israel.Israeli police spokesperson Luba Samri said that they had tracked Melhem down in a building in Arara, ‘using all […]

01 Jan

VIDEO: 2 Israelis Killed and 7 Injured in Tel Aviv Shooting

January 1, 2016 10:28 PM IMEMC & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israel, News Report 0

A shooting was carried out Friday, near a Tel Aviv pub, killing two Israelis and injuring seven, Israeli police and medics said.An Israeli police spokesperson said that the shooter opened fire on Dizengoff street before fleeing the scene. Israeli media reported, according to Ma’an, that some of those injured were […]

19 Dec

Stabbing Attack Reported near Tel Aviv, One Palestinan Detained

December 19, 2015 9:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank reportedly injured three Israelis in a stabbing attack which occurred in the town of Raanana north of Tel Aviv, Israeli police said.Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri stated that a 20-year-old Palestinian from the village of Tammum was arrested after stabbing and moderately injuring […]

25 Nov

Kerry Unwavering in Support of Tel Aviv

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday expressed support for Israel’s right to ‘defend’ itself from ‘terrorism’ and ‘senseless violence,’ in comments which will most likely be viewed in stark contrast with the reality faced by Palestinians.Speaking before a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Kerry […]

20 Nov

Police: 2 Israelis Dead, 2 injured in Tel Aviv Stabbing Attack

November 20, 2015 4:58 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Two Israelis were reported killed and two injured, on Thursday, in a stabbing attack in southern Tel Aviv, according to Israeli police and medics.Israeli police spokesperson, Luba al-Samri, said that a stabbing attack took place inside of the Panorama building, on Ben Tsavi street in the city, leaving a 20-year-old […]

26 Oct

Tel Aviv: Israelis Rally Over Netanyahu’s Policies

October 26, 2015 12:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Thousands of Israeli protesters have taken to the streets in Tel Aviv to denounce Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policies, which they blame for the recent wave of tensions in the occupied Palestinian territories, as well as in the besieged Gaza Strip.On Saturday night, the demonstrators held signs that read, “There […]

08 Oct

Palestinian Youth killed, Four Israeli’s Injured in Tel Aviv Stabbing

October 8, 2015 8:25 PM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli media sources announced that a Palestinian youth stabbed four Israelis on Thursday morning before he was shot dead by Israeli officer in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. According to the sources, the attacker was identified as Tha’er Abu Ghazalah, 19, from the town of Kufer A’kab, north of […]

07 Oct

Palestinian Teen Killed by Israeli Troops south of Tel Aviv

Israeli sources have reported, Wednesday, that a young Palestinian identified as Hatem Al-Jundi (17) years from Yatta was shot dead by Israeli soldiers. Although the Israeli military claimed that Al-Jundi took a weapon from an Israeli soldier in Kiryat Gat, south of Tel Aviv, and ran into a nearby building, […]

21 Apr

Palestinian Worker Stabbed near Tel Aviv

An Israeli man stabbed a Palestinian worker at a construction site north of Tel Aviv on Monday, Israeli police and media reported.The victim, a Palestinian worker for the Herzliya Municipality, told police that a man with a Russian accent shouted ‘Death to Arabs’ before stabbing him in the shoulder. The […]

25 Mar

Tel Aviv U: 850 Scholarships for Gaza Attack Service

Tel Aviv University (TAU) recently awarded scholarships to 850 students who took part in Israel’s military attack on the Gaza Strip last summer. Alternative Information Center (AIC) 24 March 2015 The “President’s Scholarship for Service in Operation Protective Edge”, up to NIS 2,000 per student, was awarded as tuition credit […]

11 Mar

Palestinian Worker Injured After Being Attacked In Tel Aviv

March 11, 2015 8:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A number of Israeli extremists attacked, Tuesday, a Palestinian worker in Tel Aviv, causing various injuries that required hospitalization.The worker has been identified as Mousa Hasan Shawahin, 44, years of age, from Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. His cousin, Mohammad, said a number of […]

08 Mar

Tel Aviv: Tens of Thousands Rally against Netanyahu

Tens of thousands of Israelis rallied on Saturday evening, in Yitzhak Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, calling for the current Israeli Prime Minister to be replaced in the upcoming parliamentary elections, according to Israeli and international media.The event’s organizers, Israel Wants Change, said that more than 35 thousand people attended, while […]

21 Jan

Palestinian stabs several Israelis on bus in Tel Aviv: 9 wounded

January 21, 2015 1:51 PM Celine Hagbard Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A Palestinian man from the West Bank city of Tulkarem was shot, then taken into custody by Israeli police in Tel Aviv Wednesday after stabbing several people on a bus. Israeli authorities say they are considering this a ‘terror’ attack.The 23-year old man apparently entered Israel illegally, despite the massive […]

15 Dec

Nakba in Tel Aviv

Imagine if in the U.S. it were illegal to teach about the genocide of the Native Americans at the hand of the colonists, or about how violent and gruesome the system of slavery was that brought North America to be a center of capitalist production. Imagine if you could be […]

27 Nov

‘Killing Hamas’ Taught as Basic Right for 2nd Grade Students in Tel Aviv

November 27, 2014 3:02 AM IMEMC & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israel, News Report 0

Teachers at an Israeli school recently delivered a worksheet to their students which includes, in a list of rights, the right of ‘Killing Hamas’.This surprised some students’ parents enough to cause them to make a formal complaint against the school, Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency reports. According to Channel 10 […]

05 Nov

Jordan Recalls Tel Aviv Ambassador in Protest of Israeli Violations

Jordanian PM Abdullah Nassour has sent Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Jouda to call back their ambassador in Tel Aviv, in protest of escalating Israeli aggression, the attacks on al-Aqsa mosque and successive violations in Jerusalem.The Jordanian mission, under direction of the MFA, took the required diplomatic action in presenting […]

07 Oct

Right-wing Israelis Rally Against African Immigrants; Raise ISIS-style Flag in Tel Aviv

October 7, 2014 1:55 PM Celine Hagbard Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

A group of right-wing Jewish Israelis, including former Knesset (Parliament) members, held a protest in Tel Aviv on Saturday chanting racist slogans against African immigrants and waving ISIS-style black flags.The flags had on them the word ‘High Court’ in Hebrew, written in the style used by the right-wing ‘Islamic’ group […]

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 […]

26 Aug

Resistance Rocketfire Continues into Tel Aviv and Ashkelon, Several Injuries Reported

Palestinian resistance continues to launch missiles, from the Gaza Strip, into different Israeli targets around Gaza and beyond. This morning rockets were launched towards Ashkelon, Haifa and Tel Aviv, according to the Palestinian News Network (PNN).Hamas’ Al-Qassam Brigades claimed responsibility, this morning, for four M-75 missiles fired towards Tel Aviv, […]

17 Aug

Tel Aviv Protest: Ask Essential Questions About Gaza Attack!

A group of Israeli activists, representing the ghosts of silent victims without faces or names, walked through the streets of Tel Aviv on August 12. Describing themselves as the “missing elements”, the activists asked questions not raised in Israel during the Gaza attack.16 August 2014 | Alternative Information Center (AIC) […]

24 Jul

Kerry Arrives in Tel Aviv

Egyptian sources have reported that US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tel Aviv, Wednesday morning, to meet with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Palestinian resistance’s conditions to sign the elusive Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement.Sources added, according to the Palentinian News Network, that his schedule also included a […]

10 Mar

Palestinian-Israeli Sentenced to 25 years for Tel Aviv Bombing

March 10, 2014 9:35 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

A Tel Aviv court, on Monday, sentenced a Palestinian-Israeli with a 25-year prison term over the 2012 bombing of a bus during a major Israeli campaign in Gaza.Photo: Mohammed Mafarja, who has been jailed for the 2012 bombing of a bus in Tel Aviv, is seen in court in Tel […]

09 Feb

Car Bomb Explodes in Tel Aviv, Killing One

An Israeli was killed after a car bomb exploded on Saturday evening, in south Tel Aviv.Israeli sources reported that the explosion targeted a car on Sheshet Hayamim (Six Days) street, in the neighborhood of Kfar Shalem, according to Ma’an. It was added by the sources that a large force of […]

27 Dec

Abu Rodeina: “No Secrets Talks With Tel Aviv”

December 27, 2013 6:59 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

[Thursday December 26, 2013] Palestinian Presidential Spokesperson Nabil Abu Rodeina stated, Thursday, that the Palestinians are not having any kind of ‘secret talks’ with Tel Aviv.His statements came after some Israeli media agencies claimed that Yitzhak Molcho, special envoy and confidante of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has been holding […]

10 Dec

Kerry To Visit Tel Aviv, Ramallah

December 10, 2013 1:08 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

The White House announced that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry would be visiting Tel Aviv and Ramallah on Wednesday, November 11, to hold separate talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.Kerry would be talking about the “progress” of direct talks between Tel Aviv and […]

15 Nov

Tel Aviv Wants Veteran Jerusalem, Historic Palestine, Detainees Exiled

November 15, 2013 8:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli government is considering forcing Palestinian detainees from Jerusalem and historic Palestine into exile should they be released under an agreement with the Palestinian Authority.The detainees have been imprisoned since before the first Oslo Agreement of 1994. Israel refused to release any of the 27 detainees during the first […]

01 Sep

Tel Aviv Claims Uncovering A Hamas Cell

September 1, 2013 3:34 PM Saed Bannoura Jerusalem, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Israeli Internal Security Service (Shin Bet) claimed it managed to uncover Hamas cell, and arrested its members, allegedly for planning to use explosives to detonate a mall in occupied Jerusalem.Israel said that the army arrested two Palestinians (22 – 25 years of age) working at the Mall, and that […]

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 […]

08 Aug

Tel Aviv Sets Timeframe For Releasing 104 Detainees

August 8, 2013 6:01 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Government has officially announced a timeframe for the release of 104 Palestinian detainees, imprisoned since before the first Oslo peace accord was signed in 1993, and said that the detainees will be released in four stages, starting next week, and ending in eight months of direct talks.The Israeli […]

14 Jun

Report: ‘Tel Aviv University Received Finances From Settler Group’

June 14, 2013 10:46 AM Saed Bannoura Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

[Thursday June 13 2013] The Arabs48 News Website has reported that the Tel Aviv University is cooperating with right wing settler groups involved in excavations in Silwan Arab town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.It said that the Elad settler group, involved is funding and financing settlement […]

11 Jun

Tel Aviv Sold Advanced Weapons To Four Arab Countries

The British Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, has reported that Israel sold, over the past five years, military and security equipment for four Arab countries in addition to Pakistan.In its report, which deals with military and security equipment exports, the department said that Israel exported the weapons to Algeria, […]

15 Mar

Palestinian arrested in Tel Aviv

March 15, 2013 8:06 PM IMEMC News Israel, News brief, Prisoners 0

Maariv newspaper reported that Israeli police and the Shin Bit arrested what they called a’Terrorist’ Palestinian in the center of Tel Aviv after they raided his apartment on Thursday. Police officers and Shin Bit officials raided an apartment in Tel Aviv late Thursday evening, arresting a Palestinian without identifying him […]

19 Feb

Egyptian Mediators To Visit Tel Aviv

February 19, 2013 1:38 PM IMEMC & Agencies Arab World, Gaza Siege, News Report 0

Egyptian officials are planning to visit Tel Aviv to hold talks on maintaining the ceasefire with the Hamas movement, and other resistance factions in the Gaza Strip, and Israel’s siege on the coastal region.The Maan News Agency reported that the Egyptian delegation will demand Israel to allow the entry of […]

06 Feb

Obama To Visit Tel Aviv, Ramallah In March

February 6, 2013 11:13 AM Saed Bannoura International, News Report, Peace process 0

Israeli TV, Channel 10, reported that U.S. President, Barack Obama, intends to visit Tel Aviv and Ramallah in mid March after Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, forms his new government.Channel 10 said that Obama will also visit Jordan to hold a meeting with King Abdullah, as part of his planned […]

26 Nov

Mashal To CNN: “We Are Not Behind Tel Aviv Bombing, We Accept State in 1967 Border”

In an exclusive interview with CNN’s, Christiane Amanpour, in the Egyptian Capital, Cairo, head of the Hamas Political Bureau, Khaled Mashal, stated that his movement is not behind the Tel Aviv bombing that took place Wednesday, and confirmed that Hamas accepts a Palestinian State in the 1967 territory, and is […]

21 Nov

21 Israelis Hurt In Tel Aviv Bus Explosion

November 21, 2012 6:37 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported Wednesday that 21 Israelis have been injured in an explosion that took place, on Wednesday afternoon, in a bus in Tel Aviv; one of the wounded is in a serious condition.Haaretz said that one person was detained after the explosion but was released soon after his […]

15 Nov

Egypt Recalls Ambassador To Tel Aviv

November 15, 2012 2:39 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Egyptian English Daily, Ahram Online, reported that the Egyptian President, Mohammad Morsi, recalled the newly appointed ambassador to Tel Aviv, Atef Mohammad Salem, due to Israel’s military escalation in the Gaza Strip.Yasser Ali, spokesperson of the Egyptian President, stated during a televised announcement broadcast on Egyptian State TV that Morsi […]

30 Aug

Palestinian Killed By Police Fire In Tel Aviv

August 30, 2012 2:35 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli daily, Maariv, reported that an Israeli policeman shot and killed, on Wednesday at night, a 33-year-old Palestinian man in Tel Aviv. The off-duty policeman claimed that the Palestinian was attempting to steal a car, and that he threatened him with a knife after officer tried to arrest him.The paper […]

23 Aug

Cairo And Tel Aviv Reach Understanding On Army Deployment in Sinai

An Egyptian security source told the Maan News Agency that the ongoing negotiations between Tel Aviv and Cairo led to an understanding regarding the deployment of Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula.The talks are being held at the Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing; several Israeli officials recently objected to […]

29 Jul

Romney Lands In Tel Aviv

Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, landed late on Saturday evening in Tel Aviv for talks with Israeli officials. Israeli media sources reported that the visit aims at securing Jewish-American vote in the upcoming elections.Romney will be holding meetings on Sunday with Israeli President, Shimon Peres, and Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, […]

31 May

Israeli Fundamentalists Hold Protest Against African Immigrants In Tel Aviv

May 31, 2012 6:34 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that an Israeli citizen of Ethiopian origin was injured, on Wednesday evening, after being attacked by Israeli fundamentalists during a protest against African immigrants which called for their expulsion from Israel.The white protesters gathered near the Central Bus Station in Tel Aviv, and held their protest […]

29 May

Attacked By Israeli Fundamentalists In Tel Aviv, Six Female Arab Students Injured

May 29, 2012 7:50 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Six teenage Arab students of the at-Tur School in Jerusalem were injured, on Thursday, at the Menachem Begin Public Park in the Yarkon area of Tel Aviv, after being attacked by extremist Israelis who hit them with sticks and hurled stones at them.Member of the Parents Committee at the School, […]

28 May

African Immigrants in Tel Aviv Attacked by Racist Israeli Mobs

Beginning on Wednesday and continuing through Saturday night, mobs of right-wing Jewish Israelis have attacked the neighborhoods of African immigrants in the southern part of the city of Tel Aviv, throwing stones and bottles at residents and looting shops.According to an eyewitness report by a volunteer with the Hotline for […]

29 Mar

Egypt Hands Body Of Arab-Israeli Man To Tel Aviv

March 29, 2012 12:59 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Egyptian security sources reported that the Egyptian Authorities handed the body of an Arab man to Tel Aviv after he was shot and killed by Egyptian border police fire on the Israel-Egypt border. The man is believed to be a smuggler.The man was identified as Taher Salem Al-Matl, 35; he […]

17 Jan

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Website Shut Down by Hackers

A group of computer hackers known as ‘Nightmare’ managed to shut down the websites of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, as well as the Israeli national airline El Al on Sunday night.According to a spokesperson for the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, trading was not affected by the hacker attack that […]

09 Nov

Tension Between Tel Aviv And Seoul Becoming Taut

Fissures appear in the relationship between Israel and South Korea, after Tel Aviv considers scraping a USD$1 billion arms deal between the two countries and opting to honour a preliminary deal signed with Italy many months ago, reported Israeli daily, Haaretz. Israel’s current ageing training planes, U.S. made Skyhawks, are […]

21 Sep

Supporting Palestinian-UN Bid, Protest Held In Front of U.S Embassy In Tel Aviv

September 21, 2011 5:57 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Dozens of members and supporters of the National Democratic Assembly held on Tuesday evening a protest in front of the American Embassy in Tel Aviv, demanding the U.S. not to veto the Palestinian statehood bid at the United Nations, the Arabs48 news website reported. The protesters carried signs that read, […]

15 Sep

Tel Aviv Claims Apprehending Salafist Cell

September 15, 2011 8:23 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported that the Shabak and the Police removed a gag order on the apprehension of a cell of five in the Lower Galilee allegedly planning to conduct several attacks against Israel, including abducting soldiers, and to attack a police station. The cell is reportedly part of the Salafist […]

08 Sep

French Fair Trade Activist Denied Access To Palestine Through Tel Aviv Airport

September 8, 2011 2:10 AM George Rishmawi Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Michel Besson, director of the ‘Andines’ Cooperative, which develops Fair Trade cooperation with Palestine, was arrested Monday morning on his arrival at the airport in Tel Aviv and was placed in the retention center.Besson is denied entry to Palestine and is awaiting deportation, according to his lawyer Gabi Laski. Laski […]

03 Sep

Istanbul Expels Israeli Ambassador, Downgrades relations With Tel Aviv

Turkey decided on Friday to expel the Israeli Ambassador in Istanbul after Israel refused to meet the Turkish demands to officially apologize and to compensate the families of the slain Turkish activist killed when Israeli attacked the Gaza-bound Turkish MV Marmara of the Freedom Flotilla ship last year. Turkey also […]

02 Sep

Tel Aviv joins other Israeli districts in opening segregated schools

September 2, 2011 4:35 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Tel Aviv municipality in western Israel has become the latest of a dozen school districts in Israel to force children to attend schools segregated by race and nationality.Four new kindergartens opening this year in the Bitzaron neighborhood in Tel Aviv will be segregated based on whether the students have […]

30 Aug

P.A Condemns Tel Aviv Arrack, Ongoing Israeli Escalation In Palestine

August 30, 2011 8:34 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

The Palestinian Authority (PA), headed by President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank condemned the Tel Aviv attack that led to the injury of eight Israelis, and also condemned the ongoing Israeli military escalation. The P.A said it condemns this attack, and also the recent Israeli military escalation and Air […]

29 Jul

Bank Medic In Tel Aviv Refuses To Provide Aid To Injured Sudanese Man

July 29, 2011 9:30 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported Thursday that a medic working for the Bank Hapoalim in Tel Aviv, refused to provide the needed first aid to a Sudanese refugee who was wounded in a traffic accident near the Bank.Haaretz said that the refugee was struck by a taxi as he was riding […]

06 Jun

5,000 Israelis march in Tel Aviv calling for Palestinian statehood

At a march organized by a number of Israeli center-left groups, around 5,000 protesters marched through the streets of downtown Tel Aviv Saturday night calling for a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.Participants in the march and rally included non-governmental organizations Peace Now and Gush Shalom, and political parties Meretz, […]

16 Jan

Thousands join Peace Now ‘Rally for Democracy’ in Tel Aviv challenging NGO probes

January 16, 2011 6:20 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

On Saturday, thousands of Israelis marched in Tel Aviv under the banner ‘Demonstration (since it’s still possible) for democracy’ – a reference to a proposed measure currently under consideration in the Israeli Knesset that would require investigations of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) which criticize the actions of the Israeli military.The marchers […]

20 Dec

U.S. Envoys Arrive In Tel Aviv To “Restart Talks”

December 20, 2010 7:01 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

Israeli sources reported that two senior American officials arrived in Tel Aviv on Sunday in order to hold talks with Israeli officials in Tel Aviv, and Palestinian officials in Ramallah, in an attempt to restart the stalled talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The two officials, David Hale, a […]

11 Dec

Over 10,000 People Mark International Human Rights Day in Tel Aviv

December 11, 2010 3:55 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

About 10,000 people marched in Tel Aviv, on Friday, on the International Human Rights Day, reports have stated. Marchers gathered in Tel Aviv, at Habima Theater, on Friday morning to protest against the growing racist sentiment in Israel which, they warned, is posing a dangerous threat to Israeli democracy. The […]

25 Nov

Extremists Attack Jordan Embassy Employees In Tel Aviv

November 25, 2010 12:45 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

An official Jordanian source reported Wednesday that a number Israeli extremists attacked on Tuesday at night two employees working at the Jordanian embassy in Tel Aviv. The Al Ghad Jordanian Paper reported that the Jordanian Foreign Ministry is holding talks with its embassy in Tel Aviv in order to unveil […]

07 Nov

‘Lonely Planet’ guidebook rates Tel Aviv among world’s ‘top ten cities’ despite boycott calls

In the midst of a worldwide boycott campaign urging tourists to refuse to visit Israel until Israeli authorities adhere to international law and signed agreements, the ‘Lonely Planet’ travel guide company has listed Israeli city Tel Aviv as #3 in its ‘top ten cities for 2011’.The company has been the […]

29 Oct

Palestinian Children Prevented from Going to Tel Aviv Film Festival

October 29, 2010 8:39 PM IMEMC News Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers refused to allow children from the West Bank village of Umm al-Kheir entry into Israel while on their way to the Children’s Film Festival in Tel Aviv, after being invited to watch the premiere of a movie featuring them.The children, first and second graders, were supposed to enter […]

01 Oct

Palestinian Detained In Tel Aviv

October 1, 2009 7:02 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported that the Israeli police arrested a 23-year old Palestinian man dressed like an Israeli border-guard policeman. He was trying to enter the Central station in Tel Aviv. Although dressed like a policeman, border-guard policemen ordered him to stop and found out that he carried no identification papers. […]

17 Aug

Fayyad, Barak, met in Tel Aviv on Saturday

August 17, 2008 3:36 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

Israeli sources reported that Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr. Salaam Fayyad, and the Israeli Defense Minister, Ehud Barak, met on Saturday evening in Tel Aviv and held talks over the release of Palestinian political detainees imprisoned by Israel. The meeting was held at the Tel Aviv apartment building of Barak and […]

17 Aug

Fayyad y Barak, se reunieron en Tel Aviv el SÃ¥bado

August 17, 2008 3:36 PM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

Fuentes Israelíes, informaron, que el Primer Ministro Palestino, Dr. Salaam Fayyad, y el Ministro de Defensa Israelí, Ehud Barak, se reunieron el sÃ¥bado por la tarde, en Tel Aviv, y mantuvieron conversaciones, acerca de la liberación de detenidos políticos Palestinos, encarcelados por Israel. El encuentro se mantuvo, en el edificio […]

15 Jun

Rice arrives in Tel Aviv, says will discuss settlement issue with Israel

June 15, 2008 9:02 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, arrived in Tel Aviv on Saturday and said that Israel is not doing enough as it is ongoing with settlements construction in the West Bank. Rice described the issue of settlements as “a problem” and called on Israel to ease restrictions on the Palestinian […]

15 Jun

Rice llega a Tel Aviv; dice que discutirå la cuestión de los asentamientos con Israel

June 15, 2008 9:02 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

La Secretaria de Estado de los EE.UU, Condoleezza Rice, llegó el sÃ¥bado a Tel Aviv y dijo que Israel no estÃ¥ haciendo lo suficiente, ya que tiene en marcha la construcción de asentamientos en Cisjordania. Rice describió la cuestión de los asentamientos como ‘un problema’ e hizo un llamamiento a […]

22 Feb

Israeli Court frees 8 Jewish youth who plan to attack Arabs and burn their homes in Tel Aviv

February 22, 2008 2:40 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

An Israeli Court in Tel Aviv released on Wednesday eight Jewish youth who planned to attack Arab residents in Tel Aviv area, and burn their homes. The release was unconditional and only stated that they vow to obey orders to interrogate them is requested. The Israeli Police asked the Tel […]

29 Jan

Troops attack a female detainee while in Tel Aviv to court

January 29, 2008 10:08 AM IMEMC News Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian sources reported on Tuesday that Israeli soldiers attacked detainee Woroud Qasim, 20, from the Arab town of Al Teera, as she tried to talk to her brother before the court session in the Central Court in Tel Aviv.Hammad Qasim, Worouds brother , stated that when the soldiers brought his […]

15 May

Jewish Man from Tel Aviv confesses to slaughtering an Arab taxi driver

May 15, 2007 1:57 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli media sources reported on Monday at night that a Jewish immigrant from France, living in Tel Aviv, confessed to the Israeli police that he murdered a 35-year old Arab Taxi driver by slitting his throat in an apartment in Tel Aviv.The body of the Palestinian taxi driver also bore […]

10 Apr

Cancelled suicide attack on Tel Aviv, bomb accidentally explodes in Qalqilya

A would-be suicide bomber drove to Tel Aviv but for unknown reasons returned to his hometown of Qalqilya in the West Bank, without carrying out the attack. The bomb then was accidentally detonated in Qalqilya, causing no casualties, according to Israeli sources. The Israeli media sources reported on Tuesday that […]

21 Feb

Israeli police, security say thwarted a “large-scale bombing” in Tel Aviv

February 21, 2007 3:57 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

The Israeli police and security forces stated on Tuesday that they managed to thwart what was described as a large suicide bombing, planned for Tel Aviv. Security sources reported that a Palestinian resident of the West Bank was taken prisoner, along with three other people, at a house in Bat […]

05 Feb

Palestinian stabbed to death in Tel Aviv

February 5, 2007 7:58 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Miscellaneous, News brief 0

On Sunday night a Palestinian man was fatally stabbed in the northern Israeli city of Tel Aviv, Israeli police handed the case over to Palestinian authorites. Palestinian sources said that Thahir Jamal Allam, aged 30, was killed in in his workplace. Allam was from the northern West Bank town of […]

04 Feb

Israeli peace activists in Tel Aviv protest against the Wall

February 4, 2007 2:11 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli peace activists, members of the ‘Anarchists Against the Wall’ movement, protested on Saturday in Tel Aviv and closed a road using barbed wire taken from a fence soldiers installed in the occupied West Bank.The protesters took the section of the fence from Bilin village, near Ramallah city, in the […]

28 Dec

Israeli activists against the Wall block downtown Tel Aviv

December 28, 2006 7:45 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli activists blocked central downtown of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv with razor wire from the illegal Wall on Thursday afternoon. The activists stretched the razor wire across Basel Street with a sign from the Wall that reads in Arabic, Hebrew and English: "Anyone who touches the fence endangers […]

21 Dec

Hezbollah: “Portuguese plane arrived from Tel Aviv to Beirut’

December 21, 2006 4:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

Al Manar TV, run by the Lebanon-based Hezbollah party, reported that the party is in possession of documents that state that a Portuguese military plane carrying eleven passengers, who remained unidentified, made a direct flight from Tel Aviv to Beirut.    The party said that this flight was the first […]

01 Nov

Tel Aviv court charges a Palestinian resident of killing a collaborator

November 1, 2006 1:34 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Tel Aviv Central Court charged on Tuesday a Palestinian resident of killing a collaborator with Israel at a Mall in Tel Aviv, nine months ago. The Israeli police claim that Yasser Salama killed Jamal Abu Zohdi at a Mall in Tel Aviv. Slama, and others who were with him, […]

04 Aug

Hezbollah leader warns Israel that if they ‘hit Beirut’, Hezbollah will ‘hit Tel Aviv’

August 4, 2006 5:01 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

"If you want to fight like an army, we will fight you army to army – but if you continue to hit our cities, killing innocents, we will strike back and hit your cities – though we would regret having to take this step", said Sheikh Nasrallah, the leader of […]

23 Jul

In Tel Aviv; 5000 Arab and Jewish peace activists protest Against the War

Saturday evening, at least 5000 Israeli and Arab residents of Israel marched from the Rabin Square to the Cinematheque plaza Tel Aviv against the war on Lebanon and Palestine and the Israeli “war crimes” in the two areas. The protesters carried posters against the war and the Israeli illegal attacks […]

04 Jun

Israeli Demonstrators in Tel Aviv: End The Occupation

A demonstration of approximately 1000 people took place in Tel Aviv Saturday night, demanding the Israeli government to end the Occupation of Palestine, end the siege and sanctions imposed on the Palestinians, and begin immediate negotiations, in good faith and without conditions, for a viable Palestinian state, with the democratically […]

19 Apr

Pink Floyd star cancels Tel Aviv concert in protest against Apartheid Wall

RAMALLAH – The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) reports that Roger Waters, leader of the famous English band Pink Floyd, has refused to be "another brick" in Israel’s Wall. Waters had planned to perform in Tel Aviv but said he will move the concert […]

18 Apr

Resistance demands Abbas to apologize for denouncing Tel Aviv bombing

The Popular Resistance Committees, and the Al Aqsa Brigades, demanded the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to apologize for slamming and denouncing the Tel Aviv suicide bombing carried by a suicide bomber of Monday. "We demand that brother Mahmoud Abbas, Abu Mazin , apologize to the Palestinian people for the harm […]