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08 Feb

US Blocks UN Motion against Israeli Expulsion of TIPH Monitors

The US has blocked yet another UN Security Council draft resolution that would condemn Israel for expelling an international observer group tasked with safeguarding Palestinians, in the flashpoint West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron). Kuwait and Indonesia presented the motion on Wednesday, after a closed-door Security Council meeting on Tel […]

18 Dec

TIPH Report Reveals 20-year Crisis in Hebron

The international observational organization, Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), has compiled the situation of Hebron city, over the last 20 years, into a single, significant and damning report. According to an anonymous source who has read the report, speaking to Haaretz newspaper, the report revealed that Israel has been in severe […]

13 Feb

The Hebron governor issue orders to protect TIPH headquarters in Hebron

February 13, 2006 4:43 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Arif Al Jabari, the Governor of the West Bank city of Hebron, condemned the attack against the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) headquarters last week, and reiterated the importance of protecting such organizations and volunteers. In the press release he issued on Saturday he gave orders to Palestinian security […]

30 Nov

UN Report: Israel Demolished 39 Palestinian Structures in 2 Weeks

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in its biweekly Protection of Civilians Report that the Israeli authorities demolished or seized 39 structures in the West Bank in the past two weeks, displacing 63 Palestinians, and otherwise affecting 380 others, Days of Palestine reported. OCHA […]

28 Nov

Living under occupation in the West Bank

For IMEMC News – Niall Ó BrolchĂĄin: 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, […]

24 Nov

Israeli Forces Fire Tear-Gas at Schools in Hebron

November 24, 2019 11:33 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Palestinians students and citizens sustained suffocation, on Sunday, when Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters near a complex of schools in Hebron, according to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). The correspondent reported that dozens of Palestinian children as well as adults, suffered the effects of toxic tear-gas […]

24 Nov

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 […]

17 Apr

Illegal Israeli Colonist Hits Palestinian Child With Car, Flees Scene

An illegal colonist ran over a Palestinian child in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Tuesday, and  fled the scene, according to Quds News. The unidentified colonist struck Omar Ra’fat Salaymah, 6 years old, with his car while the child was on his way home from […]

15 Apr

School Evacuated in Hebron after Suspicious Body Discovered

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, evacuated a school in the Old City neighborhood of Hebron, southern West Bank, after a suspicious body was found at the entrance to the school. The school’s principal, Hussein Aamar, told WAFA that the students and staff were evacuated from the Ibrahimi Basic School shortly […]

28 Mar

Israeli Army Attacks Children Leaving School in Hebron

Heavily armed Israeli soldiers watching as frightened Palestinian schoolchildren attempt to walk home passing through army lines. (WAFA Images) Israeli soldiers, today, attacked Palestinian school children while they were leaving their school, in the Israeli-controlled part of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, reported WAFA correspondence. They said that soldiers threw […]

12 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Monday at night and on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said its soldiers located three weapons in an area in Nablus, in northern […]

03 Mar

Israel’s Termination of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron

by Belal Shobaki for Al-Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently discontinued the Temporary International Presence in Hebron, or TIPH, which had monitored human rights in the city for more than two decades. “We will not allow the continuation of an international force that acts against us,” Netanyahu said. In […]

22 Feb

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 […]

22 Feb

30 School Children Injured in Israeli Teargas Attack

30 children, on Thursday morning, suffered from teargas suffocation, one of them critically, as a result of an attack by Israeli occupation forces and settlers against the students of the basic Hebron school in the Old Town, to the south of the city. The ambulance crew said that the soldiers […]

15 Feb

UN Visit to Occupied Territories Opposed by Israel

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited Gaza in August of 2017, but several proposed Security Council visits to the Palestinians territories have been blocked. Israel has told the UN Security Council that it opposes a planned visit by the top UN body to the Palestinian territories, for a close-up look at […]

13 Feb

Israeli Colonists Invade Home, Threaten To Kill Family, In Hebron

A group of illegal Israel fanatic colonists invaded, on Tuesday, a Palestinian home, in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and threatened to kill the entire family. The home owner Emad Eqneibi said the colonists demanded him to leave his property so […]

13 Feb

Hebron On My Mind

by Jafar Ramini It’s been exactly a week since the colonizers of our land, Mr. Netanyahu and his gang of war criminals, decided not to renew the mandate of TIPH, the Temporary International Presence in Hebron whose role has been to observe and report. These observers were volunteers and they […]

09 Feb

Anat Cohen Assaults ISM Volunteers in Al-Khalil (again)

02/08/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team ISM volunteers were detained by Hebron Police for over 8 hours after Anat Cohen assaulted them outside the Qurtuba school checkpoint on Thursday. In direct response to the violence waged against Palestinians at the hands of settlers (and the military that protects them), a […]

08 Feb

Two ISM Members Abducted for Securing Movement of Palestinian Students

Two members of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) were detained by Israeli soldiers, on Thursday, while securing movement of elementary school students in the Israeli occupied section of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, according to a local rights activist. Human Rights Defender Imad Abu Shamsieh said, according to […]

30 Jan

Senior PLO Official Calls on UN to Deploy Permanent International Presence in Palestine

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, today, decided not to renew the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), which has existed since 1997  and established upon the adoption of UNSC resolution 904, which followed the massacre that took place in 1994, during the dawn prayers on a Ramadan morning, […]

22 Jan

Israeli Minister Calls for Expulsion of International Observers from Hebron

January 22, 2019 4:16 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report 0

Israel’s Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan, has called for international observers to be expelled from Hebron, claiming the mission is “hostile to Israel rather than a neutral force, and harmful to both the Israeli soldiers stationed in Hebron and the Jewish settlers that live there”. Erdan sent a letter to […]

29 Dec

Neopatrimonialism, Corruption, and the Palestinian Authority: Pathways to Real Reform

by Marwa Fatafta,  for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. Overview Palestinians recently ranked corruption as the second largest problem they face after the economic crisis – higher than the Israeli occupation, which ranked third. Indeed, Palestinians generally view Palestinian Authority (PA)officials as a self-serving, elitist group disconnected from the Palestinian national struggle and the daily sufferings […]

22 Jun

Breaking the Fast for Jo Cox in Occupied Tel Rumeida, Hebron

06/22/16 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil Team On July 21st 2016, Youth Against Settlements (YAS) organized an Iftar dinner and Jen Cox memorial in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) with the attendance of several core solidarity organizations with the Palestinian people. Organizations such as Breaking the Silence, Christian Peacemaker Teams Palestine […]

26 Jan

Our Playing Small does not Serve the World

January 26, 2010 9:14 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Human rights, Israel 0

I remained silent. I went below ground. I wanted to erase my name and work from internet sites-from the memory and eyes of the Israeli security. But by hiding, silencing my story, I admit defeat. I refuse to cower in the face of Israeli discrimination and fear. I am just […]

27 Aug

Palestine Today 082608

August 27, 2008 2:53 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 0s || 2.75 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Tuesday August 26th, 2008. The Israeli army continues to invade cities in the West Bank, meanwhile Israeli settlers […]

26 Aug

Israeli settlers assault Palestinians and foregin owrkers in Hebron

August 26, 2008 8:13 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli settlers, some of them armed, harrased Palestinian civilians in the West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday morning, local sources reported. Eye witnesses said that a group of Israeli settlers from Kiryat Arba' settlement in Hebron, and settlers in the occupied Al-Jabiri building, attacked houses and […]

19 Mar

Szrdrab of the EU visits Charity organizations in Hebron

The political advisor of the European Union, Maya Szrdrab, visited on Tuesday several headquarters of Charitable Organizations in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The organizations are slated to shut down after Israel issued ordered to close them.Szrdrab was accompanied by members of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron […]

19 Mar

Szrdrab de la UE visita organizaciones Caritativas de Hebrón

March 19, 2008 8:37 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report 0

La consejera política de la Unión Europea, Maya Szrdrab, visitó el martes varios locales de las Organizaciones de Caridad de Hebrón, al sur de Cisjordania. Las organizaciones critican duramente que tengan que cerrar después de que Israel emitiera una orden para clausurarlas. Szrdrab iba acompañada por miembros de la Presencia […]

25 Jan

Settlers attack a Palestinian house , international observers in Hebron

January 25, 2008 1:43 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli settlers attacked on Thursday the house of Shadi Nabeel Sidir, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and also attacked members of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) when they attempted to stop them.The settlers are from the illegal settlement of Beit Hadassah. They hurled stones at […]

10 Jul

Israeli Army in Hebron Violates Israeli High Court Order – Again

The Hani Abu Haykal family, which lives directly opposite the Tel Rumeida settlement in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood of Al-Khalil (Hebron), has received a written military order declaring the street in front of their house a closed military zone until November 3rd, Abu Haykal told human rights workers today.  The […]

01 Jul

More Settler Vandalism in Hebron

Israeli settler youth have continued to trash an internationally funded project intended to make it safer for Palestinian girls living in the Tel Rumeida section of Al-Khalil (Hebron) to reach their elementary school. The project, funded by the international monitoring group Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), involves several improvements […]

15 Apr

30ft high Jerusalem wall bars the path of Christian pilgrims on Easter

April 15, 2006 2:40 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, News Report, Palestine 0

Pilgrims wishing to follow in the footsteps of Jesus to Jerusalem from the place where he raised Lazarus from the dead will soon need their own miracle, as the ancient route is about to be severed by the Jerusalem wall. The cutting of the two-mile path from Bethany over the […]

09 Feb

International observers leave Hebron

60 international observers decided on Wednesday to leave the compound of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) after dozens of Palestinian residents attacked their compound and hurled stones at it while protesting against the Danish cartoon which was seen as insulting to Islam’s prophet Mohammad. Dozens of protestors hurled […]

02 Feb

Demonstrators throw stones at UN workers over Anti-Islam Danish Cartoons

February 2, 2006 9:21 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

On Thursday, in the West Bank city of Hebron, local youth, angry at the Danish caricatures of Mohammed, threw stones at members of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron  (TIPH). TIPH is an international group work which tries to  prevent settler abuses against Palestinians in the city.   Palestinian police […]