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25 Oct
8:50

“They take everything.”: Bruqin Farmer during 2018 Olive Harvest

10/22/18 |International Solidarity Movement | Bruqin ISM volunteers spent the day harvesting olives with farmers in Bruqin village, a day that began with Israeli soldiers confronting the farmer and his family and ordering them to leave their land no later than 5 p.m.  Since the harvest workday typically concludes around […]

25 May
12:23

Settlement Sewage Water Pollutes Salfit Tourist Areas

The farmers and citizens of Salfit city, and of Kafr Al-Deek town, in the southern occupied West Bank, on Sunday, made complaints about the dangerous environmental damage they were facing because of the skunk water poured by the illegal Israeli settlement of Ariel.Farmers said, according to the PNN, that the […]

20 May
6:37

Israel Security Officials Meet Arab Counterparts

A meeting was recently held between representatives of Arab countries that do not have diplomatic ties with Tel Aviv, and a number of Israeli officials, to discuss what they called “security cooperation” in the region.The official Israeli Radio has reported that the meeting took place between Arab officials, Israeli security […]

26 Mar
4:07

Jewish Settlers Mobilize for Raid on Al Aqsa Mosque During Passover

March 26, 2015 4:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Jewish groups which define themselves by the name of the alleged ancient temple are preparing for the Jewish holiday of Passover by mobilizing the largest number of settlers to enter Al Aqsa Mosque and perform religious prayers in its yards.WAFA reparts that, according to the Islamic Institute of Waqf and […]

09 Mar
1:18

Arab League To Submit Security Council Application For Ending Occupation

Representing Arab and Islamic countries, the Arab League intends to submit to the UN Security Council, Monday, a new draft proposal calling for ending the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and Arab territories.The proposal calls for a full Israeli withdrawal from all territories Israel occupied following the June 4 1967 war, […]

07 Nov
1:47

7 Palestinians Wounded During Protest near Ofer, Jerusalem Facing 3rd Intifada after al-Aqsa Clash

Seven Palestinians were injured, Thursday, after being targeted with rubber-coated metal bullets and teargas grenades by Israeli forces, as citizens and Birzeit University scholars headed to Ofer military camp, to protest in solidarity with Jerusalem and the rising number of dead throughout Palestine.PNN reports that hundreds of participants headed towards […]

17 May
3:01

Ariel: “Settler Popular Could Witness a %50 Increase By 2019”

[Friday, May 16, 2014] Israeli Housing Minister, Uri Ariel, stated that he expects the number of Jewish settlers, illegally living in segregated settlements in occupied Palestine, to significantly increase, reaching a %50 rise by 2019.Ariel said that the political process with the Palestinians is dying, and that he expects more […]

21 Mar
3:06

Israel Approves Hundreds Of Units In Ariel, Bet El

In another move which violates International Law, and discredits direct political talks between Tel Aviv and Ramallah, the government of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu approved plans for constructing hundreds of units in the Ariel and Bet El settlements, in the occupied West Bank.Israeli daily, Haaretz, said that the Civil […]

18 May
3:03

Israel to Expand Ariel and Build 2100 Housing units on Lands of Qalqilya and Tulkarem

Palestininan News Network, PNN, reported on Thursday that Israel has unveiled a project to expand the settlement of ‘Ariel’ in the northern West Bank in two phases at the expense of large Palestinian land in the Governorates of Qalqiliya and Tulkarem. This project, numbered ‘11134 / M-A ‘, will expand […]

16 Aug
7:00

Israel approves 227 Units In Ariel Settlement

August 16, 2011 7:00 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

The Israeli government approved the construction of additional 227 units for Jewish settlers in Ariel illegal settlement, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus.Israeli daily, Yedioth Aharonoth, reported Monday that the government approved the construction by the end of last week, and that the plan includes 100 units for […]

14 Dec
3:51

Universal Jurisdiction at Risk of Sabotage, War Criminals Let Free

December 14, 2010 3:51 AM IMEMC News Human rights, International, Opinion/Analysis 0

On December 1st, the British government announced new proposals in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill which included legal changes restricting citizens’ right to seek the arrest of officials for alleged war crimes. The move will allow a political interference with the issuing of arrest warrants, and will thus […]

23 Nov
4:13

Livnat Defines the Boycotters of Ariel Cultural Center as ‘Ignoramuses’

November 23, 2010 4:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

After the theater figures who are boycotting the Ariel center sent a letter to Be’er Sheva Theater actors, encouraging their sensitivity to the cause, the Israeli Minister of Culture and Sports, Limor Livnat, defined the boycotters, on Monday, as ‘ignoramuses’. Limor Livnat talked in the ministry about the letter and […]

19 Nov
11:44

Dutch Film Director Accuses Ariel Sharon of Killing Two Palestinian Children in 1982

November 19, 2010 11:44 PM IMEMC News International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

George Sluizer declared that in 1982 he saw then Israeli defense minister Ariel Sharon shooting Palestinian children from near the Sabra-Shatilla refugee camp, Beirut, while he was filming a documentary. Israel officials called report a ‘modern blood libel’.The accusation was first made in Volkskrant, a Dutch newspaper, during an interview […]

18 Nov
5:21

Israeli Education Students Refuse Participate In An Educational Project In Ariel Settlement

November 18, 2010 5:21 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

A number of Israeli Education students, studying at the Beit Berl Israeli College, informed the College administration that they refuse to hold their final project at an educational institution located in Ariel illegal Israeli settlement bloc, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.Israeli Ynet News reported that ten […]

04 Nov
10:15

Britain Caves To Israeli Pressure; Agrees To Revoke ‘universal Jurisdiction’ Law

In his visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories this week, British Foreign Secretary William Hague reported being ‘ambushed’ by Israeli officials who cancelled a high-level security briefing with Hague in response to a British threat to arrest an Israeli official for war crimes.Hague said he resented this move […]

23 Sep
9:17

Palestinians Riot In Jerusalem, Injuring Several Israelis, After Palestinian Killed

September 23, 2010 9:17 AM Saed Bannoura Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

After a private Israeli security officer shot and killed a Palestinian man, riots broke out near the Old City of Jerusalem, in which several Israelis were pelted with stones thrown by angry Palestinians, and one Israeli officer was allegedly stabbed.The clashes took place near the al-Aqsa Mosque, the third-holiest site […]

13 Feb
6:16

Malaysia Demands UN Security Council to Intervene to Halt Digging in Jerusalem

February 13, 2007 6:16 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, International, News Report 0

On Tuesday Malaysia, a large Islamic country, called the UN Security Council to intervene to halt the Israeli authorities’ construction works at the Al-Aqsa mosque of east Jerusalem, which is considered the third holiest Islamic shrine. Malaysian Prime Minister, Abdullah Badawi, stated to the Malaysian News Agency that he has […]

20 Nov
12:16

Peace will need more than David Grossman — or Uri Avnery

David Grossman’s widely publicised speech at the annual memorial rally for Yitzhak Rabin earlier this month has prompted some fine deconstruction of his “words of peace” from critics. Grossman, one of Israel’s foremost writers and a figurehead for its main peace movement, Peace Now, personifies the caring, tortured face of […]

27 May
9:45

In the Name of Security

Why are Palestinians under such demand to adhere to signed agreements when Israel and the US are allowed to circumvent and disregard them at whim? The Latin proverb of “One man’s loss is another man’s gain” is a commonplace maxim applicable to countless situations and people. No doubt, Israeli Prime […]

18 Apr
4:58

Uri Avnery: The Trees Went Forth

I met Olmert in the 60s, when I was a Member of the Knesset. He was the apprentice and servant (literally) of another Member: Shmuel Tamir. Ehud Olmert is now the Prime minister of Israel. No longer just a "Deputy Prime Minister", but now a real one. One hundred days […]

14 Mar
9:27

Omert to visit Ariel settlement, declare it part of Israel

Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, is expected to declare Ariel settlement as part of the state of Israel during his visit there on Tuesday, Israeli online daily Haaretz reported. Official sources in Israel reported that Olmert will deliver “a message of conciliation” to the settlers and a commitment to keep […]

03 Jan
7:04

Israeli security recommends partial ‘disengagement’ from border town

January 3, 2006 7:04 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli security devices recommended the government to evacuate the residents of the Lebanese side of the occupied village of Al Ghagar, into Israel, and compensate them in accordance to the Israeli "evacuation and compensation law". The plan includes installing a fence which will leave half of the Lebanese village under […]

24 Nov
5:54

Arad: `“Sharon to offer Palestinians independence for security`

November 24, 2005 5:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli Political strategist Eyal Arad and Ariel Sharon’s top advisor, told the British daily newspaper the Guardian, that Sharon does not intend to implement the principle of land for peace if he wins the Knesset elections slated for March, 2006. In bid to get more votes for his new party, […]

24 Nov
12:57

Arad: `“Sharon to offer Palestinians independence for security`

November 24, 2005 12:57 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli Political strategist Eyal Arad, also Ariel Sharon’s top advisor, told the British daily newspaper the Guardian that Sharon does not intend to implement the principle of land for peace if he wins the Knesset elections slated for March, 2006.   In bid to get more votes for his new […]

23 Aug
7:30

Erekat: `“Israel still insist to maintain security control over Jenin`

Dr. Saeb Erekat, head of the Negotiations Department at the Palestinian Authority, said that Israel still insists to maintain its security control over the West Bank city of Jenin. Erekat stated that the P.A is holding talks with the Quartet, the US administration and the United Nations, in order to […]

15 Aug
6:03

Sharon: `“We will response harshly to attacks during pullout`

Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, addressed the Israelis on Monday at night and said that “Israel is leaving the Gaza Strip from “position of strength, not weakness” and vowed harsh response if the resistance fired at the settlements during pullout. Also, Sharon added that the pullout will enable Israel look […]

24 Jul
10:08

Sharon: We will hit hard if attacked during disengagement

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon threatened to use harsh means if Palestinian resistance launches attacks during the disengagement, slated to start mid-August. Sharon’s comments followed the deadly attack, carried out by Palestinian resistance at Gush Katif settlement bloc junction, early Sunday, in which two Israelis, two Palestinians were killed and […]

21 Jul
7:43

Sharon refuses to meet Abbas during Rice’s visit

An informed Israeli source reported on Thursday that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon rejected an American proposal that he meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during the visit of the U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, which is scheduled to begin Thursday evening. Sharon said he would meet Abbas only after […]

05 Jul
3:12

Sharon reiterates warning to PA over gunfire during pullout

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reiterated warning to the Palestinian Authority over gunfire during the planned Israeli pullout from Gaza Strip and four West Bank settlements. During a special session of the Knesset Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee and the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee later on Tuesday, Sharon said, […]

21 Jun
9:56

Abbas reported ‘furious’ as Sharon rejects demands

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is ‘furious and disappointed’ after a summit meeting in which Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon rejected Palestinian demands for an easing of restrictions in the occupied territories, according to a Wednesday report on Israeli Army radio.   The report on Abbas’ reaction to the Tuesday afternoon meeting […]

16 Jun
3:05

Security committee convenes, NATO officials to meet PA

June 16, 2005 3:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

The Israeli-Palestinian security committee continues its meetings in bid to coordinate the intended Israeli pullout from the Gaza Strip, Wednesday night, while the Palestinian Authority is preparing to welcome the U.S. secretary of State Condoleezza rice and also prepare for the upcoming summit meeting between the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas […]

24 May
9:36

Residents forced to drink urine: ‘Drink or die’

After the horrific story of soldiers abusing two Palestinian workers, and forcing one of them to drink the soldiers’ urine until he fainted, one of the soldiers stood in court and admitted to the hidden truth which even the press was hesitant to admit: “What we did was inhuman”. The […]

23 May
10:32

PA presents Israel with security plan during Gaza pullout

Palestinian Interior Minister Nasser Yousef presented Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz with a plan for deploying PA security forces in the Gaza Strip during and after the implementation of the disengagement plan. The two ministers met in Tel Aviv on Monday evening. Israeli media sources said that Mofaz told Yousif […]

16 May
9:52

Israeli High Court removes injunction on Ariel’s separation wall

The Israeli High Court cancelled Monday the temporary injunctions imposed on the construction of the separation wall fence near West Bank settlements of Ariel and Immanuel. The Ariel wall section runs around 25 kilometers deep inside the West Bank, and was earlier faced with serious U.S. objections.   The court allowed […]

13 Apr
3:35

Abbas outraged by Sharon’s accusations during his visit to U.S.

April 13, 2005 3:35 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday rebuffed Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s accusations made during U.S. talks, blaming Palestinians for stalled peace moves. Sharon told U.S. President George W. Bush at a meeting in Texas on Monday that Palestinian inaction to dismantle militant groups was holding up any start to a […]

07 Apr
3:39

Bush to avoid thorny issues during Sharon’s visit

U.S. President George Bush is likely to refrain from bringing up “thorny” issues when he meets Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at Bush’s Texas ranch next week, because he prefers to offer Sharon a show of support in the run-up to the Gaza pullout. Bush is expected to reiterate commitment […]

30 Mar
3:11

Ben Gurion Grave sprayed `“Hitler`

An Israeli security source reported on Wednesday afternoon, that the graves of David Ben-Gurion, and Theodor Jerzl, were both sprayed with “Nazi graffiti”. The memorial of Ben Gurion in the Negev desert was sprayed with the word “Hitler”, while the slogan “Neo-Nazis-Long live Beilin” was found sprayed of Herzl’s tomb […]

14 Mar
8:10

Yousef to meet with Mofaz on Security Transfer

The Palestinian Minister of Interior Nasser Yousef is to meet with the Israeli Minister of defense Shaul Mofaz on Monday in an effort to advance negotiations over the handover of control over the West Bank cities to the Palestinian Authority. Israel has been delaying the security transfer claiming that the […]

22 Feb
10:29

Israel to reconsider demolishing settler homes during pullout

February 22, 2005 10:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israel will reconsider its decision to demolish homes in Gaza Strip and West Bank settlements evacuated during the disengagement. Israeli Cabinet Secretary General Yisrael Maimon told Tuesday Israeli Army Radio that it was necessary to revise this policy following the renewal of the dialog with the Palestinian Authority. Also, Israeli […]

07 Feb
5:47

Egyptian Delegation in Gaza for Security Talks

February 7, 2005 5:47 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

The Egyptian delegation security delegation met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and senior PA security officials in Gaza on Sunday to discuss PA security needs and a comprehensive Palestinian security plan to restore law and order. The delegation, headed by General Mustafa Al-Buheiri, the deputy of Egyptian intelligence chief Suleiman, […]

05 Feb
3:18

Egypt to send Security delegation to Gaza for further truce talks

Senior Egyptian intelligence officials will arrive in Gaza on Sunday, in order to advance cease-fire talks with Palestinian resistance groups, Israel radio reported Friday. Meanwhile, the Fatah central committee expressed support on Friday for the deployment of Palestinian security forces in the Gaza Strip, saying forces are also ready for […]

28 Jan
2:32

Israel Debating Removing Two Top PA Security From `“wanted` List

Israeli army recommended pardoning Abu-Shbakh and Tirawi, Intelegence Cheif Dechter opposes the move. PA security Cheif, who are leading steps to protect Israel, are still ‘wanted’    Israeli Media sources has reported that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is leaning toward accepting army recommendation to remove he names of two senior PA […]

24 Jan
3:57

Putin Assures Israel No Missile Deal during Assad’s Visit

January 24, 2005 3:57 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin assured Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in a phone conversation Thursday that he would not close the deal to sell shoulder-launched missiles to Syria during Syrian President Bashar Asad’s visit to Moscow, which begins Monday.   Sharon, from his side, expressed concerns that the advanced SA-18 […]

22 Jan
2:23

Abbas: PA Security in Southern Gaza in Two Days

January 22, 2005 2:23 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday Palestinian security forces will be deployed at the southern part of the Gaza Strip within two days. Israeli TV Channel one reported Friday evening that Abbas has instructed policemen to open fire on anyone who attempts to launch mortars in northern Gaza. Palestinian President […]

18 Jan
4:30

Abbas in Way to Gaza to Discuss Deployment of Security Forces

January 18, 2005 4:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

IMEMC & Agencies, January 18, 2005, 14:42 ‘I am going to Gaza with the hopes of reaching an agreement,’ Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday before departing to the Gaza Strip. Abbas will meet with resistance leaders in an attempt to convince them to halt firing mortars at Israeli targets, […]

17 Jan
10:41

Head of Palestinian Intelligence: Security Plan to be implemented

January 17, 2005 10:41 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

             June 30, 2004, 10:35              The head of the Palestinian Intelligence service Amin Al-Hindi said             Tuesday that the agreement reached between the Palestinian Factions             and the Palestinian Authority will be implemented immediately             following the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza Strip.             Al-Hindi dismissed allegations of a conflict between […]

16 Jan
4:30

Report: Israel Claims PA Security Complicit in Karni attack

January 16, 2005 4:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

According to The Washington Post, Israel accused the Palestinian Authority of complicity in Thursday night’s attack on the Karni crossing in Gaza. A senior Israeli official who asked not to be identified told the Washington Post that the Palestinian Preventive Security Service was ‘to the best of our knowledge involved’ […]

15 Jan
6:29

Report: Israel Claims PA Security Complicit in Karni attack

January 15, 2005 6:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

According to The Washington Post, Israel accused the Palestinian Authority of complicity in Thursday night’s attack on the Karni crossing in Gaza. A senior Israeli official who asked not to be identified told the Washington Post that the Palestinian Preventive Security Service was ‘to the best of our knowledge involved’ […]

15 Jan
5:54

Report: Israel Claims PA Security Complicit in Karni attack

January 15, 2005 5:54 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

According to The Washington Post, Israel accused the Palestinian Authority of complicity in Thursday night’s attack on the Karni crossing in Gaza. According to The Washington Post, Israel accused the Palestinian Authority of complicity in Thursday night’s attack on the Karni crossing in Gaza. A senior Israeli official who asked […]

15 Jan
3:36

Jibreel Al-Rajoub, advisor of the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat for National Security affairs

January 15, 2005 3:36 AM IMEMC & Agencies Interview, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

PNN: How do you view the latest Israeli offensive in Gaza Strip? Rajoub: The Israeli military operations in the Gaza Strip and other areas in the West Bank reflects the crisis the Israeli political establishment and the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon live. Sharon is maneuvering to avoid fulfilling his […]

08 Jan
4:30

Israel Reverses Decision to Halt Operations during Palestinian Elections

Israel is considering renewing military operations inside Palestinian populated areas after an Israeli soldier was killed in a military attack in the West Bank. The Palestinian Authority was made aware that Israel is reversing its decision to halt military operations ahead of the Palestinian elections on Sunday. Israeli Prime Minister […]

30 Oct
3:30

Sharon: `“As long as I am in power, Arafat will not be buried in Jerusalem’

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

The Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, said in the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday that Israel will proceed with the Disengagement Plan despite Arafat’s health condition, and added; “As long as I am in power, Arafat will not be buried in Jerusalem”. The Israeli radio said that Sharon discussed during […]

01 Oct
3:30

Jibreel Al-Rajoub, advisor of the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat for National Security affairs

October 1, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Interview, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

Translated by: George N. Rishmawi-IMEMC PNN: How do you view the latest Israeli offensive in Gaza Strip? Rajoub: The Israeli military operations in the Gaza Strip and other areas in the West Bank reflects the crisis the Israeli political establishment and the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon live. Sharon is […]

14 Sep
3:30

Israeli Security Cabinet Approves Evacuation & Compensation Guidelines

September 14, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli security cabinet approved in a 9-1 vote on Tuesday a range of proposals governing evacuation and compensation of settlers under the disengagement initiative. The decisions pave the way for advance payments for settlers who state willingness to voluntarily relocate. Minister Zevulun Orlev of the National Religious Party was the […]

13 Sep
3:30

Palestinian ` Egyptian security talks in Cairo Monday

September 13, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian security officials and representatives of the Palestinian resistance factions will meet Monday in Cairo to discuss security issues in preparation efforts for the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said, Rasheed Abu Shbak, director of the preventive security apparatus was supposed to join Amin Al-Hindi, director of […]

07 Sep
3:30

Egypt Won’t Send Security Experts to Train PA Forces in Gaza

September 7, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

The Egyptian delegates who met with the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat headed by Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Abu Al-Gheit and Omar Suleiman chief of Intelligence told Arafat that Egypt withdrew its intentions to send experts to help train the Palestinian security in Gaza Strip. However, the delegation expressed Egypt’s readiness […]

30 Aug
3:30

Qassam Tops Security cabinet Agenda

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

The Israeli security cabinet is scheduled to meet Monday to discuss measures against Qassam rockets, the division of responsibility between army and police for the intended evacuation of settlers, and advance payments to voluntarily leaving settlers. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ended his summer vacation and is due to office […]

14 Aug
3:30

WB Settlement Security Officer Dies of Injuries Sustained in Friday’s Shooting Attack

The son of Itamar settlement security coordinator, who was killed on Friday’s shooting incident, lashed out at Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for planning to allow Palestinian police to carry weapons. Shlomo Miller, 50, the security coordinator of the northern West Bank settlement of Itamar, died Friday in Beilinson Hospital […]

07 Aug
3:30

Security Minister Backs Administrative Detention for Jewish Extremists

Israeli Public Security Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said Saturday that he favors detaining Jewish extremists without charges or trial, to prevent possible attacks on Haram Alsharif in Jerusalem or on Israeli leaders. Hanegbi recently warned that Jewish right wing extremists might attempt to damage second mosque in holiness to all Moslems. […]

31 Jul
3:30

Kerry Reiterates Commitment to Israel’s Security, Rejection of Refugees’ Rights

U.S Democratic presidential candidate Senator John Kerry on Friday assured Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of his commitment to Israel’s security. Kerry made the comments as Sharon phoned to congratulate him on his official nomination as the Democratic candidate in November’s presidential elections. During their conversation, Kerry assured Sharon that […]

06 Jul
3:30

Sharon’s Personal Security Measures Increased

Israeli President Moshe Katsav on Tuesday called on rabbis and Jewish public leaders in the West Bank and Gaza Strip to use their influence to prevent violent outbreaks. Katsav expressed concerns over talks of using violence to resist the evacuation of settlements. As well, the Shin Bet internal security service’s […]

05 Jul
3:30

80% of Palestinians Support Security reforms, 51% Backs Egyptian Presence

According to a public opinion poll, conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, 80% of Palestinians backed Cairo’s demand for merging Palestinian security devices under an empowered interior minister, 51% only favored its percent in Gaza. The survey reflected serious concerns among Palestinians over turning Gaza into […]

30 Jun
3:30

Head of Palestinian Intelligence: Security Plan to be implemented

The head of the Palestinian Intelligence service Amin Al-Hindi saidfollowing the pullout George Rishmawi-IMEMC & Agencies, June 30, 2004, 10:35 The head of the Palestinian Intelligence service Amin Al-Hindi said Tuesday that the agreement reached between the Palestinian Factions and the Palestinian Authority will be implemented immediately following the Israeli […]

28 Jun
3:30

Israeli Security

Israeli sources reported that two Israelis were killed and fewTwo Israelis killed in Sderot by Qassam Rockets IMEMC Staff & Agencies, June 28, 2004 Israeli sources reported that two Israelis were killed and few others injured in Sderot in southern Israel when two Qassam rockets fired by Palestinian resistance landed […]

26 Jun
3:30

Egyptian Source: No Security Experts to Gaza without Israeli

Alsharq Alawasat London based newspaper quoted an Egyptian SeniorGuarantees IMEMC & Agencies, June 26, 2004, 11:44 Alsharq Alawasat London based newspaper quoted an Egyptian Senior official source as saying “the conflict in the Israeli-Egyptian negotiations is focused around the issue of targeted killings”. According to Alsharq Alawasat, the source was […]

25 Jun
3:30

Dozens of Residents Wounded in Salfit during Anti Wall Protests

June 25, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

the construction of the Separation wall which is continuouslySaed Bannoura -IMEMC & Agencies, June 25, 2004 Tens of Palestinians were wounded, Thursday, during protests against the construction of the Separation wall which is continuously swallowing the Palestinian land. While local residents of Dir Ballout, west of Salfit, were protesting against […]

25 Jun
3:30

Dozens of Residents Wounded in Salfit during Anti Wall Protests

            Tens of Palestinians were wounded, Thursday, during protests against             the construction of the Separation wall which is continuously             swallowing the Palestinian land.             While local residents of Dir Ballout, west of Salfit, were             protesting against confiscating their lands, which are their only             source of living, army […]

15 Jun
3:30

Israeli Security Foils an Assassination Attempt Targeted Sharon

foiled assassination attempt that targeted the Israeli PrimeGeorge Rishmawi-IMEMC & Agencies, June 15, 2004 Israeli security services allowed publishing information about a foiled assassination attempt that targeted the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, planned by Hamas. Ibrahim Nabulsi 48, from East Jerusalem, 48, who drives a mail truck with a […]

13 Jun
3:30

PNSA Rajoub: PA Security Will Be Reduced to 3 Only

Saturday that the PA security devices will be reduced to three,IMEMC Staff & agencies, June 13, 2004 Palestinian National security Advisor General Jibreel Rajoub said Saturday that the PA security devices will be reduced to three, National security, General security, and Political security. All operatives of the dozens of existing […]

01 Jun
3:30

Qurei: The Palestinian Security Plan Will Soon Be Ready

readiness to meet with the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ifGeorge Rishmawi-IMEMC & Agencies, June 1, 2004 The Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei has expressed Monday his readiness to meet with the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon if the later reciprocated. ‘The meeting should result in putting things back on […]

01 Jun
3:30

Qurei: The Palestinian Security Plan Will Soon Be Ready

The Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei has expressed Monday his readiness to meet with the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon if the later reciprocated. ‘The meeting should result in putting things back on track, ease the suffering of the Palestinian People and start implementing the Road Map, and resume negotiations’ […]

25 May
3:30

Egypt Ready for Major Security Role in Gaza

Israeli Government source said Monday night that Egypt was ready forIMEMC Staff & Agencies, May 25, 2004 After meeting with Egyptian intelligence chief Omar Suleiman, Israeli Government source said Monday night that Egypt was ready for significant involvement in the security arrangements in Gaza and in the Philadelphi corridor between […]

11 May
3:30

Death Toll in Gaza rises to 13 and over 72 injuries

were killed in the Israeli military operation in the StripIMEMC Staff & Agencies, May 11, 2004 The death toll in Gaza Strip had risen to 13 as 3 more Palestinians were killed in the Israeli military operation in the Strip The Israeli militaty activity is focused in two neighborhoods in […]

20 Apr
3:30

U.N. Security Council Debates Rantisi’ Assassination

meeting to discuss Israel’s assassination of Hamas Gaza leader Dr.IMEMC Staff & Agencies, April 20, 2004 The United Nations Security Council late Monday began an emergency meeting to discuss Israel’s assassination of Hamas Gaza leader Dr. Abdul-Aziz Rantisi. The meeting, called by the Arab bloc in the U.N., addressed he […]

10 Apr
3:30

Egypt Condition Security Involvement with Full Withdrawal

supporting the Palestinian Authority to preserve law and order inIMEMC & Agencies, April 10, 2004 According to the Lebanese ‘Almustaqbal’ newspaper, Egypt conditioned supporting the Palestinian Authority to preserve law and order in the Gaza strip with a full Israeli withdrawal, including the Philadilphi border corridor. Egyptian President Husni Mubarak […]

21 Mar
4:30

Egypt & UK Actively Involved in Gaza Security Arrangement

this week to discuss with the Palestinian Authority theIMEMC Staff & Agencies, March 21, 2004 An Egyptian security delegation is scheduled to visit the Gaza Strip this week to discuss with the Palestinian Authority the British-Egyptian security plan in the Strip and the Egyptian role in the training of Palestinian […]

14 Feb
4:30

PA: Security Wall, IF Needed, Should Be Built On Israel’s Territory

said Friday that Israel’s decision to be absent to the theIMEMC & Agencies, February 14, 2004 Palestinian Foreign Minister Nabil Sha’ath, who is visiting Tokyo, said Friday that Israel’s decision to be absent to the the International Court of Justice hearing on the West Bank separation wall should not effect […]

26 Dec
4:30

Around 18:20 , on Thursday, Said Hanani, 18, from Beit Furik, near Nablus , detonated an explosive b

December 26, 2003 4:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

The wounded were evacuated to Beilinson Hospital and Tel Hashomer Hospital in Tel Aviv.The huge explosion, which reduced the bus stop to a skeletal frame, took the lives of four Israelis and wounded 15 others, 3 very seriously. Killed in the attack were Corporals Angelina Shcherov and Rotem Weinberger, both […]

20 Nov
4:30

UN Security Council Unanimously Approves the Russian Resolution

November 20, 2003 4:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

Russian resolution to formally accept the road map as a means ofIMEMC Staff & Agencies, November 20, 2003 The UN Security council unanimously approved Wednesday evening the Russian resolution to formally accept the road map as a means of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Several Security Council members, including Germany and […]

10 Oct
3:30

UN Security Council Involvement in ME is paralyzed by Repeated

October 10, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

The U.S. is expected to veto the resolution presented by the ArabAmerican Vetoes IMEMC & Agencies, October 10, 2003 The U.S. is expected to veto the resolution presented by the Arab block in the U.N., calling Israel to freeze the construction of the separation wall and the plans to build […]

02 Oct
3:30

Cabinet Oks Wall Near Ariel, US Rescinds Loan-cut Threat

October 2, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

proposal to continue building the central section of the separationIMEMC Staff, October 2, 2003 The Israeli cabinet approved Wednesday by an 18-4 majority the PM proposal to continue building the central section of the separation wall, leaving a small gap near Ariel to avoid friction while talks continue with the […]

29 Sep
3:30

`“Controversial` Section of Wall Near Ariel On Hold

September 29, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

construction of the separation wall near the Ariel settlement, anIMEMC & Agencies, September 29, 2003 The Israeli cabinet will convene on Wednesday to discuss the construction of the separation wall near the Ariel settlement, an area where the wall is facing strong American opposition. According to the modified plan, the […]

19 Aug
3:30

Ahead of Meeting with PA Officials, Sharon to Hold Special Security

August 19, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

An Israeli media sources reported that Israeli Prime Minister ArielMeeting On Handovers IMEMC & Agencies, August 19, 2003 An Israeli media sources reported that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will hold an “extraordinary” security meeting Tuesday morning to discuss the terms for the handover of Jericho and Qalqilyah to the […]

18 Aug
3:30

Despite American Pressure, Mofaz Insists on Ariel’s Separation Wall

August 18, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

stage of the seperation wall is being delayed due to a disputeIMEMC & Agencies, August 18, 2003 According to Israeli official sources, the approval of the next stage of the seperation wall is being delayed due to a dispute between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Defense Minister Shaul […]

12 Aug
3:30

Israeli Settler Killed, Two Seriously Wounded In a Blast in Ariel

August 12, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Tuesday morning in an explosion in Ariel settlement near theIMEMC & Agencies, August 12, 2003 One Israeli settler was killed and two others seriously wounded Tuesday morning in an explosion in Ariel settlement near the Palestinian city of Nablus. According to an Israeli security source, a Palestinian set off the […]

08 Aug
3:30

NY Times, Ariel’s Portion of Separation Wall on Hold

August 8, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

agreed to freeze construction on parts of the separation wall thatIMEMC & Agencies Israeli senior official told New York Times on Friday that Israel agreed to freeze construction on parts of the separation wall that the U.S. Administration is concerned about. The official added that the construction will stop until […]

26 Jul
3:30

Israeli DC Judge, ISM Presents No Threat to Security, Order Release

Tel Aviv District Court Judge rejected the state prosecutor appeal against the release on bail of three ISM international Peace activists. {mosimage}Tobias Carlson from Sweden, Tariq Lubani from Canada, and Fredrik Lind from Denmark were released Friday late in the Afternoon. The three were arrested two weeks ago from inside […]

16 Oct
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-One Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the Wes Bank, including Jerusalem, and injured one. Media sources in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, identified Montaser Abul-Hamid Mheisin, 22, and Ward Ibrahim […]

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 […]

29 Sep
11:41

Israel Imposes Siege On West Bank And Gaza To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

The Israeli occupation authorities have imposed a strict siege on the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, starting on Saturday night at midnight and ending on Tuesday night at midnight, during the celebration of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana). All of the border crossings leading to the West […]

04 Jul
4:16

Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa with Israeli Minister of Agriculture

Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, guarded by a special forces unit of the Israeli occupation police stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday morning,  via the Moroccan Gate, and performed Talmudic rituals. At around 7:30am ,Israeli soldiers were deployed at the mosque gates and in its courtyards, securing the raid by […]

19 May
5:17

Israeli Minister Leads Provocative Tour of Al-Aqsa

Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, today, headed a group of extremist Israeli settlers in a provocative tour of the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied Jerusalem. Ariel and dozens of settlers toured the holy sit,e in groups, only hours after Israeli police forcibly evicted hundreds of Muslim worshippers from […]

19 May
2:21

Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers attacked, late on Saturday at night, many Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and forced them out of the holy site’s compound. The Islamic Waqf and Endowment Department said dozens of Palestinians choose to spend nights in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially during the current […]

13 Apr
7:21

Israeli Agriculture Minister Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound with Settlers

Extremist Israeli minister of agriculture and rural development, Uri Ariel, together with a group of  settlers, has stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the occupied Old City district of East Jerusalem, amid an escalation of violence by Israeli forces and settlers against Palestinian people. Firas al-Dibs, spokesperson of the Islamic Waqf […]

11 Apr
1:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least fourteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, and continued the closure imposed on Azzoun town, near Qalqilia, for the fourteenth day, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Ramallah governorate, […]

27 Feb
3:47

War In Al-Aqsa: What Price Netanyahu’s Victory

Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middle East for over 20 years. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books the last of which is “My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story.” While the blood of Palestinians is irrelevant in Netanyahu’s quest […]

27 Feb
3:24

Israeli Minister Storms Al-Aqsa with Accompanying Settlers (VIDEO)

The Israeli Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, under protection of armed Israeli forces, on Tuesday. Head of the public relations office at the Islamic Endowment Department, Firas al-Dibs, said that Ariel was heading a group of Israeli settlers into the Al-Aqsa […]

06 Feb
5:57

Israeli Minister and Settlers Raid Al-Aqsa Mosque

The head of the Public Relations office of the Islamic Endowment Department, Firas al-Dibs, told Maan News Agency that the Israeli Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, along with many settlers and soldiers, invaded Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied Jerusalem on Tuesday, and conducted a tour meant as provocation to the […]

29 Jan
5:50

Israel Plans to Expel 36,000 Negev Bedouins

Israel’s Minister of Agriculture and Development of the Negev, Uri Ariel, has completed a massive plan to expel some 36,000 Bedouin Palestinians from their “unrecognized” villages, according to Israel Today Hebrew newspaper. The implementation of the plan, if approved, is scheduled to start this year, and would be completed within […]

10 Dec
7:06

Israeli Settlers, Led by the Minister of Agriculture, Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque (VIDEO)

Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday morning, accompanied by military reinforcement security from the Israeli occupation army. According to the sources of the Islamic Endowments Department, Israeli Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, was leading a group of Israeli extremist settlers who entered through the Mugrabi […]