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21 Mar

Palestinian Cars Vandalized with Racist Slogans in Bethlehem Area

A group of settlers carried out, on Wednesday at dawn, a series of attacks against Palestinian properties in Battir village, to the west of Bethlehem. The mayor of Battir, Tayseer Qatoush, said that the people of the village were shocked by racist slogans painted on  the walls of one of […]

31 Jan

Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Vehicles in Nablus

Extremist Israeli settlers vandalized several Palestinian vehicles in al-Lubban al-Sharqiyyeh village, south of the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus, on Wednesday morning. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli settlers from the Maale Levona illegal Israeli […]

26 Jan

Settlers Vandalize Vehicles and Property North of Ramallah

Extremist Jewish settlers last night smashed three parked vehicles and spray-painted racist graffiti on walls after raiding the village of Turmus-Ayya, to the northeast of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources. Settlers from the illegal settlement of Shilo, nearby, broke into the village in middle […]

04 Jan

Israelis Vandalize Palestinian Home, Uproot Olive Trees in West Bank

Israeli settlers, on Thursday, attacked the home of the Hammad family, in Silwad town, to the east of Ramallah, throwing rocks at its windows. Local sources reported that settlers attacked the house near the entrance to the town this morning, causing damage. PNN reported no injuries. In the town of […]

27 Dec

Israeli Extremists Vandalize Palestinian Property in Nablus

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian-owned properties, in the Burqa village of the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus, on Wednesday. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said that Israeli settlers threw rocks at Palestinian vehicles passing by. The windows of the vehicles were […]

19 Dec

Illegal Israeli Settlers Raid, Vandalize Village in West Bank

Illegal Israeli settlers, Tuesday, raided the village of Yasouf, near the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, adjacent to the illegal settlement of Ariel, witnesses told WAFA. The colonialist settlers spray-painted provocative and inflammatory language on the village’s mosque, and slashed tires on Palestinian owned vehicles. The words spray painted […]

18 Dec

Extremist Israelis Vandalize Cars, Property, In Nazareth

As the city of Nazareth, in the northern part of the country, prepares for the celebration of Christmas, extremist Israelis on Monday,spray-painted hateful, racist anti-Arab slogans in the Arab majority city. They wrote in Hebrew, “Death to Arabs“, and “The land of Israel belongs to the people of Israel“, witnesses […]

26 Nov

Settlers Raid and Vandalize Ramallah Village

Israeli settlers, last night, punctured the tires of three Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray-painted racist graffiti on walls after raiding the village of al-Mughayyer, to the north of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Local witnesses told WAFA that settlers from the illegal Israeli  settlement of Adei-Ad punctured the tires of three […]

27 Oct

Settlers Vandalize Nazareth Village with Graffiti

Israeli settlers sprayed anti-Arab graffiti in the Yaffa al-Nasriyyeh village in Nazareth of northern Israel, early Friday morning. Locals said, according to Ma’an, that a group of Israeli settlers raided the Marah Ghuzlan neighborhood of the village, sprayed racist slogans, including “price tag,” “revenge,” and “death to Arabs” on walls […]

03 Sep

Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Cars in Nablus

Israeli extremists vandalized Palestinian vehicles in Beita village, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, on Monday. Locals said, according to Ma’an, that Israeli settlers raided the village overnight and punctured the tires of several Palestinian vehicles. Israeli settlers also spray-painted racist slogans, in Hebrew, on the walls of […]

03 Aug

Israeli Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Cars in West Bank Village

Israeli settlers vandalized  nearly a dozen Palestinian vehicles on Thursday, in the Ein Yabrud village, east of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. Locals told Ma’an NEws Agency that Israeli forces stormed the village escorting a number of Israeli settlers who vandalized several Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray painted […]

30 Jul

Settlers Vandalize Ramallah-area Village

Israeli settlers vandalized Palestinian property in the village of al-Mughayyir, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, on Monday. Al-Mughayyir Mayor Amin Abu Alia said that Israeli settlers stormed the village predawn, on Monday, slashed tires of eight Palestinian-owned vehicles and sprayed racist, anti-Palestinian graffiti on the walls […]

14 May

Homes and Cars Vandalized by Israeli Settlers

WAFA reported that members of the Israeli terror group, “Price Tag”, on Monday, vandalized more than 28 Palestinian-owned cars and spray-painted racist slogans in Hebrew, on walls of Palestinian homes in Shufat, East Jerusalem. This is the highest number of cars vandalized by Israelis in one night, in occupied East […]

27 Apr

Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Neighborhood near Nablus

Israeli settlers, on Friday, slashed the tires of vehicles and spray-painted racist graffiti on walls near the village of Asira al-Qiblia, to the south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the area, said that illegal Israeli settlers slashed […]

04 Apr

Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Cars in Qalqilia

Extremist Israeli settlers from the illegal Havat Gilad settlement outpost, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqiliia, raided the Palestinian town of Faraata on Wednesday, where they spray-painted racist graffiti and punctured car tires. Ultra-nationalist Israeli settlers from Havat Gilad raided the town before dawn on Wednesday and […]

10 Jun

Settlers Continue to Vandalize Palestinian Property in Jerusalem

Israeli Jewish settlers, Friday overnight, vandalized a number of Palestinian-owned cars in the Beit Safafa neighborhood, south of East Jerusalem. WAFA correspondence reported the settlers slashed the tires of several Palestinian-owned cars and spray-painted racist anti-Arab graffiti on walls in the neighborhood. Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is […]

06 Jun

Extremists Vandalize Palestinian Cars in East Jerusalem

Israeli fanatics are believed to be behind the slashing of car tires and the spray painting of hate graffiti on cars in two different East Jerusalem areas, according to Israeli police. According to WAFA, a spokesperson said that the tires of several cars parked in the French Hill and in […]

29 Mar

Settlers Vandalize Spanish Consulate in Jerusalem

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Monday afternoon, sprayed racist slogans on the walls of the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem, according to local sources in the city. Sources said, according to the PNN, that the ultra-orthodox Jewish “Pay the Price” groups have vandalized the walls of the consulate, which is located in […]

05 Jan

Settler Vandalizes a Palestinian Home in Jerusalem

January 5, 2016 10:08 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

An Israeli settler damaged the wall of a family’s home in Al-Khalidia neighborhood, Old City Jerusalem, creating wide gaps throughout it.The Abu Sab family explained, according to Al Ray, that when they returned back home, in the early evening, they were surprised to find gaps in the wall of the […]

16 Oct

Fadi Alloun’s Grave Vandalized

October 16, 2015 10:16 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The grave of a young Jerusalem man whose dead body was kicked by settlers has been attacked.A photo on social media (below) this morning (Friday) show the grave of the 21-year old, as well as flowers, scattered in the dust at his burial site. Several of the stones around the […]

12 Sep

Extremist Settlers Vandalize Islamic Cemetery in Jerusalem

September 12, 2015 12:39 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli extremists, last night, spray-painted racist graffiti on the walls of ar-Rahma Islamic cemetery, outside Jerusalem’s Old City, according to local sources. Shortly after Islamic Waqf personnel discovered the anti-Arab graffiti, the sources added that they attempted to remove it, but were prevented from continuing their work by Israeli police. […]

06 Mar

Settlers Vandalize Cars, Property in Ramallah

Residents of Al-Mugheer village, east of Ramallah city, today, said that Israeli settlers torched two cars and sprayed hate slogans on walls, calling for the death of Palestinians.According to PNN sources, Israeli settlers broke into the village by dawn, burned the cars of Jamal abu Alia and Akram Na’asan, as […]

31 Jan

Israeli Settlers Vandalize Palestinian-owned Orchards near Hebron

January 31, 2015 11:36 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Extremist settlers from the illegal Ma’on settlement, to the south Hebron, Saturday, cut down a number of olive and almond trees in Al Hamra, near Yatta town.Coordinator of the South Hebron Hills Popular Resistance Committee against the Wall and Settlements, Rateb Jabour, stated to PNN that the trees belong to […]

14 Jan

Extremists Vandalize Palestinian Vehicles in East Jerusalem

January 14, 2015 5:27 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Extremist Jewish vandals, on Wednesday morning, punctured the tires of vehicles parked outside the homes of their Palestinian owners, in the Jerusalem district village of Beit Safafa, witnesses told Ma’an News Agency. Residents of al-Izzah Street, preparing to go to work, were surprised to find that 11 vehicles were demobilized […]

01 Jan

Dozens, Including Children, Kidnapped Across West Bank and Jerusalem, Dormition Abbey Vandalized

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, abducted dozens of Palestinians, including minors, from various districts in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. Several injuries and other violations by Israeli forces and extremist settlers were reported.WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency reports that Israeli police raided ath-Thuri neighborhood, in Silwan, where they arrested […]

09 Dec

Hebron: Settlers Vandalize Property, Israeli Police Let Them Go Free

December 9, 2014 12:22 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem) published a video report showing Israeli settlers vandalizing Palestinian property in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and showing how the Israeli Police witnessed the attack, and allowed the settlers to walk free.B’Tselem said the incident took […]

03 May

Muslim Grave Vandalized Near Haifa

Suspected Jewish Israeli vandals desecrated a Muslim grave near Haifa, in the northern Israeli coastal region, according to media and police reports.’Graffiti was found sprawled on and around a grave in the Al-Qassam cemetery in Nesher,’ said Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri, in a statement. The graffiti, painted in red, […]

30 Apr

Settlers Vandalize Christian and Muslim Holy Sites

Groups of Jewish Israeli settlers vandalized, on Tuesday, a church in the Galilee region and a mosque in the Haifa district. Also on Tuesday, settlers built illegal structures on Palestinian lands in both Tulkarm and Bethlehem.Tabgha church is located on the northwestern shore of Lake Tiberias, in the Galilee, where […]

29 Mar

Settlers Vandalize Resources, Lands in Hebron and Nablus

Settlers from Israeli outposts damaged Palestinian solar panels and cultivated lands in southern Hebron hills, according to a press release issued Friday by Operation Dove.The press release, as follows, went on to relate the Israeli settlers’ attacks against Palestinians in the village of Bir Al-Idd near At-Tuwani, in southern Hebron, […]

21 Jan

Settlers Prevent Farm Access, Vandalize Cars

[Tuesday, January 21, 2014] Israeli forces and settlers, on Tuesday, prevented two Palestinian farmers from Husan, west of Bethlehem, from accessing their farmland located in the middle of the illegal settlement of Bitar Illit, said a local official.Member of Husan local council, Muhammad Shusha, said the two farmers wanted to […]

08 Jun

Co-existence Village Vandalized in Price Tag Attack

Vandals attacked the village of Neve Shalom/ Wahat as-Salaam on Friday damaging cars and leaving racist graffiti.The slogans, which were sprayed onto buildings and cars, included ‘death to Arabs’ and ‘Kahane was right’ in reference to Meir Kahane, and American-Israeli rabbi who established the ultra-nationalist Kach party, who are banned […]

20 Dec

Settlers Torch Cars Near Ramallah, Vandalize Mosque Near Hebron

December 20, 2011 2:58 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

In the fourth Israeli settler attack on a mosque in the past two weeks, Israeli settlers defaced another mosque near the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Monday, and in a separate incident set fire to five Palestinian cars near Ramallah. In the attack on the mosque, the settlers […]

11 Nov

Ancient Islamic Graveyard, Attacked & Vandalized Again

November 11, 2011 8:43 AM Saed Bannoura Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf (Islamic Endowment) and Heritage issued a press release on Thursday evening, denouncing a fresh attack carried out by extremist Israeli settlers against the Ma’man-Allah (Mamanullah) historic Islamic cemetery in Jerusalem.The cemetery is in West Jerusalem is one of the largest cemeteries in the city, and […]

15 Oct

Rabin’s Memorial Vandalized

October 15, 2011 9:03 PM William Gibson Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

A monument dedicated to former Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin, has been vandalized by an Israeli Jew in protest of the prisoner-swap deal to secure the release of over a thousand Palestinian prisoners in exchange for captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit.Twenty-seven year old Shvuel Schijveschuurder is currently being detained at […]

08 Oct

Israeli Right-wingers Vandalize Islamic And Christian Cemeteries In Jaffa

October 8, 2011 9:11 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Friday night, eve of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, a group of Israeli extremists broke into both an Islamic and a Christian cemetery in the city of Jaffa, damaging graves and writing anti-Arab and Muslim slogans on the walls of the mausoleums, the Palestine News & Information Agency (WAFA) […]

08 Sep

Settlers Vandalize An Israeli Military Base, As A ‘price Tag’ Act

September 8, 2011 3:48 AM George Rishmawi Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

The Yesha Council of Settlements, the central body representing Israeli settlers in the West Bank, condemned the ‘price tag’ operation carried out by a group of Israeli settlers at an Israeli Military base on Wednesday.The council called on the government to crack down on what they called ‘marginal group’. Israeli […]

28 Jul

Gaza Summer Camp For Children Vandalized

A summer camp for children in Northwest Gaza was vandalized ten minutes after midnight July 28, 2011. The assailants damaged a billboard sign, torched part of the camp stage, and burned a United Nations flag. None of the UN personnel were hurt when the ten attackers came to vandalize the […]

24 Feb

Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Property Near Nablus

February 24, 2011 5:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

The Ma’an News Network reports that Israeli settlers burnt two Palestinian cars, south of Nablus.Israeli settlers from the settlement of Bracha allegedly set fire to the cars in the village of Burin and threw a Molotov cocktail into a home, apparently causing some damage but no injuries. The cars, which […]

25 Oct

Ancient Mosque Vandalized by Rightist Israelis in Nazareth Area

October 25, 2010 8:01 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israel, News Report 0

On Sunday, vandals attacked an ancient mosque in Ma’alul village near Nazareth, inside Israel. They removed the stones and spray-painted slogans of the Israeli settler movement on the walls. According to the al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage, the stones were removed and stolen from the mosque’s southern wall. Members […]

24 Apr

Palestinians: Israeli Settlers vandalized our quarry

Palestinians from the village of Hawara, south of Nablus, accused settlers on Sunday of sneaking into a quarry in the middle of the night Saturday and torching trucks and an electrical generator used in a local quarry, resulting in hundreds of thousands of shekels in damages. The Hawara locals reported […]

12 Aug

Dozens of cars vandalized in Be’er Shiva

The Israeli Police reported on Friday morning that dozens of cars which belongs to Arab residents of the Negev area were attacked and damaged at the Soroka hospital parking lot, in Be’er Shiva. Arabic cars were vandalized in five other locations in Be’er Shiva, Israeli police source reported. The attacks […]

06 Jun

Anti-pullout foes vandalize army equipment

Anti-Pullout right wing foes vandalized Monday military equipment worth, according to police estimations, tens of thousands of shekels. The act took place in the parking lot of an army base at Kibbutz Raim near the Gaza Strip. A group of 15 activists arrived at the place, warned the guard on […]

30 Mar

Army raids village near Nablus, search and vandalize homes

Israeli troops raided Wednesday morning the village of Asira Shamalyah north of Nablus, searched and vandalized several homes, local source reported. A local source said that several army jeeps, covered by intensive firing of heavy machine guns, entered the village and searched the several homes, including the homes of Tawfiq […]

20 Aug

Israeli Troops Invade, Vandalize, Search Buildings in Nablus

August 20, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

bank city of Nablus Wednesday morning in another invasion. TheMo’ath Shreide, IMEMC, August 20, 2003 Israeli troops backed by tanks and APCs rolled into the the west bank city of Nablus Wednesday morning in another invasion. The military caravan arrived at AlShhada’ circle at the city center and broke through […]

14 Mar

Do No Harm! Palestinian Call for Ethical Tourism/Pilgrimage

March 12, 2019 / /Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) / Palestinian civil society calls on all international visitors, especially pilgrims, and people of conscience to do no harm to our nonviolent struggle for our rights under international law by respecting our ethical tourism guidelines. Based on the […]

23 Jan

Update: Soldiers and Settlers Destroy Hundreds of Trees in West Bank

Israeli soldiers, on Tuesday, uprooted 60 olive trees in the central West Bank village of Jaba, to the east of Jerusalem, and taking possession them, according to the head of Jaba village council, Musallam Dar Salim. He said, according to WAFA correspondence, that the soldiers demolished retaining walls and fences […]

11 Jan

Four Right-Wing Israelis Released After Arrest for Killing Palestinian Woman

Four of the five Israeli paramilitary settlers who were arrested Tuesday under suspicion of involvement in the death of a Palestinian woman have been released from custody, according to Israeli sources. The Jerusalem Post reported that the number of hate crimes by Israelis toward Palestinians drastically increased in 2018 compared […]

10 Dec

UNOCHA Report: 33 Palestinian-owned Structures Seized or Demolished in Area C and East Jerusalem

A recent report issued, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), on the latest developments in Palestinian territories, published on December 6. According to the report, demonstrations in the context of the ‘Great March of Return’ continued for the 36th successive week, resulting in the […]

08 Dec

Insidious Colonial Strategy

12/07/18 International Solidarity Movement In the area of Salfit, harassment by settlers is a regular occurrence. They come to the villages, often late at night, to graffiti messages of hatred, and also vandalize cars and property. New settlements are being established frequently and are rapidly expanding. Farris is a university […]

02 Dec

Israeli Settlers Slash Tires in Kafr Qassem

The Palestinian village of Kafr Qassem, east of Tel Aviv was stormed by Israeli settlers Sunday, who vandalized many cars, local sources told Maan News. Dozens of settlers reportedly punctured tires of 32 vehicles belonging to Palestinians, and spray painted threats and racist slurs. Some of the slogans that damaged […]

30 Oct

Soldiers Uproot 200 Olive Trees, 13 Dunams of Farmland, near Hebron

October 30, 2018 12:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Khirbat Kharouf area, uprooted 200 olive trees, in addition to uprooting 13 Dunams of farmlands, in Beit Ula town, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hashem Badarin, the head of the Palestinian Farmers Services Department in […]

25 Oct

Israeli Forces Storm Ramon Prison over Detainee Interview with Egyptian News

October 25, 2018 8:42 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

On Tuesday evening, Israeli restraining forces of the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) stormed the prisoners’ chambers in Section 5 of Ramon Prison, where the Secretary-General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Ahmed Sa’adat, is detained. They raided and vandalized the chambers, on the backdrop of an […]

21 Oct

PA to UN: “Gaza is Not a Humanitarian Problem, it is a Political Problem.”

The following is a summary of the opening comments of the United Nations Security Council Meeting #8375 on October 18, 2018,  Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, the representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestinian Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, made the following points (summarized below). According to Mladenov, Demolitions OCHA (United […]

18 Oct

Christian Cemetery Desecrated, Graves Destroyed in Jerusalem

October 18, 2018 9:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Ha’aretz Israeli newspaper, on Thursday, reported that about 30 graves were vandalized two weeks ago, in the cemetery of Beit Jmal monastery, near Jerusalem. The monastery monks discovered the destruction of the tombs yesterday, saying the concrete crosses on the graves were taken down. The old cemetery is located about […]

02 Oct

Three Racist Attacks against Palestinian Civilians by Orthodox Israelis in One Week

October 2, 2018 11:32 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Over the past seven days, three separate hate crimes against Palestinians in Jerusalem have been documented, according to Israeli media sources. On Sunday, the Israeli paper Haaretz reported that “several dozen Orthodox men” began throwing stones, as well as tables and chairs from a sidewalk café, at Palestinian passersby near […]

09 Sep

Israeli Settlers and Soldiers Conduct Joint Assaults on Palestinian Village

Israeli soldiers are joining colonialist settlers in attacks on a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank, according to human rights NGO B’Tselem. The village of ‘Urif, which is located near Nablus, lies in close proximity to the notorious settlement of Yitzhar, established in 1983. All Israeli settlements are illegal under […]

21 Jun

Israeli Court Rules to Dismiss Confession of Israeli Charged with Burning Palestinian Family to Death

June 21, 2018 11:19 PM Celine Hagbard News Report 0

Survivors from the Dawabsha family, who were burned to death in their bed by right-wing Israeli settlers in 2015, have vowed to take a case to the International Court, after an Israeli court decided to throw out the confessions of two of the perpetrators. On July 31st, 2015, extremist Israeli […]

22 May

Army Shells Central Gaza

Israeli forces shelled what they alleged to be a Hamas military post located east of the al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that the shelling came after several Palestinian youth managed to cross the Israeli border fence and burn Israeli […]

23 Apr

Updated: Israeli Colonizers Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti in West Bank Neighborhoods

A group if illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Beit Iksa village, surrounded by the Wall northwest of occupied Jerusalem, punctured tires of many Palestinian cars and wrote racist graffiti. Mohammad Abdul-Aziz Awadallah, a member of Beit Iksa Local Council, said the assailants carried their attack out in […]

18 Apr

Escalating Settler Attacks Create State of Anxiety in West Bank

A resident of the Palestinian village of al-Sawiyeh stands next to his car after it was vandalized by settlers on April 17, 2018. Photo credit: WAFA/Ayman Noubani POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER APRIL 17, 2018 Three Palestinian villages wake up to sweeping property damage and racist graffiti. In the early morning on […]

17 Jul

Israel Is Not As Christian-Friendly As You Think

By Kathryn Shihadah, If Americans Knew – The New Testament records that Jesus Christ took two loaves of bread and five fish, and fed five thousand people. Ancient believers identified the place where they believe this miracle happened and built a church on the site. Today the Church of the Multiplication […]

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10 May

Palestine Today 05 09 2016

May 10, 2017 2:11 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday, May, 09, 2017. Troops destroy Palestinian homes in the Jordan valley meanwhile settlers vandalize Palestinian property near Jerusalem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on […]

15 Mar

Netanyahu Defies International Law by Holding Official Meeting in Occupied Zone

~ Madeeha Araj/ National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements/PNN The  National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements has warned against Israeli PM Netanyahu’s maneuvers to hold a celebratory cabinet meetings in the illegal settlements built in the West Bank, on the occasion of what he […]

09 Jan

2015: A Dangerous Escalation at Al-Aqsa Mosque

January 9, 2016 7:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Wadi Hilweh Information Center has issued their 2015 yearly report and monitored the main events in the city of Jerusalem, with special attention given to Israeli violations against Jerusalemites and their properties.The center explained, in its report, that occupation authorities escalated their violations in 2015, a year which witnessed major […]

04 Jan

Dawabsha Arsonists Indicted

January 4, 2016 1:59 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

An Israeli court, on Sunday morning, indicted two Jewish Israeli extremists suspected in the July arson attack on a Palestinian home which killed a baby and his parents — a case that has been unsolved for months and fueled the current rise of tensions.The arson attack in the West Bank […]

26 Nov

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Homes in Jordan Valley

Early Thursday, Israeli authorities demolished residential structures in the northern Jordan Valley locality of al-Hadidiya, according to PNN municipal sources.Aref Daraghmeh, who monitors settlement activities in the Jordan Valley, said an Israeli occupation army force accompanied by heavy machinery broke into al-Hadidiya and proceeded to demolish residential structures that shelter […]

20 Sep

Stores Demolished Northwest of Jerusalem, Women Assaulted Near Hebron

September 20, 2015 9:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

According to local sources, Israeli forces demolished five Palestinian-owned stores in the town of Hezma, just northeast of Jerusalem, on Sunday. Soldiers also reportedly assaulted two young Palestinian women during an incursion in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron.WAFA reports that an Israeli army team broke into the […]

20 Aug

Structures Demolished in Jerusalem and Ramallah

Israeli authorities demolished, on Wednesday, two residential units in Jerusalem and Ramallah, as well as notified to demolish the house of a prisoner in Hebron, according to local and media sources.Local sources said, according to WAFA, that an Israeli police force accompanied by heavy machinery broke into Wadi al-Jouz neighborhood […]

19 Aug

12 Residential Tents Demolished in Jordan Valley

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, demolished a number of residential tents in the village of Fasayel, in the southern Jordan Valley, according to local sources.Hamza Zubedat, a local activist, said that an Israeli army force accompanied by bulldozers demolished 12 residential tents, which shelter members of the Bedouin tribes Rashaydeh and […]

14 Aug

Israeli paramilitary settler gang beats Palestinian worker with steel rods

August 14, 2015 10:36 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A gang of Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian worker who was repairing a traffic light in an illegal Israeli settlement near Jerusalem Thursday, landing the worker in the hospital with a broken hand and a number of other injuries, according to local sources.The worker, Loav Bakri, 31, works as an […]

29 Jul

Hamas Organizes Demonstration to Save Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in Gaza, today, called for a wide demonstration in the West Bank next Friday (31/ 7/2015), in order to save Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque from near daily settler attacks.In an official statement, the movement said that this “Day of Rage” will be the response to […]

19 May

Settlers Destroy 250 Olive Trees in Hebron

Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Bat Ayin, northern Hebron area, set fire to an estimated 25 dunams of Palestinian land on Monday, destroying up to 250 olive trees, a local committee reported.A spokesperson for the Beit Ummar popular committee, Muhammad Ayyad Awad, said that five Israeli settlers in […]

07 Apr

UPDATE: Five Palestinians Kidnapped in West Bank & Jerusalem

April 7, 2015 3:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

At least five Palestinians, including released prisoners, were abducted on Monday by the Israeli army, during predawn and night raids in the West Bank districts of Jenin and Qalqilia and in Jerusalem, according to local and security sources. In Jerusalem, Israeli police arrested 14-year-old Iyad Burkan and led him to […]

15 Jan

Dozens, Including Minors, Kidnapped in Jerusalem and Hebron

January 15, 2015 3:00 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli forces launched multiple raids across occupied East Jerusalem and Hebron, Wednesday at dawn, abducting 32 young Palestinian men, including minors.East Jerusalem detention raids were reported in Sur Bahir, al-Isawiya, al-Tur, Ras al-Amoud and the Old City. Lawyer of the human rights group Addameer Muhammad Mahmoud said that most of […]

15 Jan

Palestine Today 01 14 2015

January 15, 2015 6:08 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Wednesday, January 14th, 2015. Israeli settlers attack Palestinian cars in Jerusalem and soldiers invade West Bank communities. These stories and more, coming up, stay tuned. Extremist Jewish settlers vandalized, on Wednesday […]

02 Jan

86 Israeli Attacks on Islamic and Christian Holy Sites in 2014

Al Aqsa Association for Waqf and Heritage has reported that Israelis carried out some 86 assaults and violations of Islamic and Christian Palestinian holy sites in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem in 2014.In a report published Wednesday, the association stated that about 30 cases of assault on mosques, 21 […]

02 Jan

Raids, Kidnappings and Demolitions by Israeli Forces Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Israeli forces Thursday detained three men from Hebron and Jenin districts, as a part of the Israeli army’s systematic policy of daily arrests, local and security sources told WAFA correspondence. Additionally, 5 women were taken into police custody from Al Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.Israeli soldiers detained a young […]

16 Dec

Israeli Army Closes Highway 60 for Settler Rally

Israeli soldiers, Monday, closed a highway linking the town of Yatta and nearby small villages to allow a rally organized by Jewish settlers to pass, according to local sources.Coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee, Rateb Jabour, stated that the Israeli army closed Highway 60, prevented Palestinian drivers from using it, that […]

10 Dec

Settlement Expansion Continues Across West Bank

Illegal expansion of ‘Jewish only’ settlements continued unabated, in various parts of the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, with further demolition notices and destruction of Palestinian property by Israeli settlers.Israeli police served demolition orders, on Tuesday, for a number of Palestinian-owned homes in the neighborhoods of Silwan and Jabal al-Mukabir, […]

12 Nov

Settlers Burn A Mosque Near Ramallah

November 12, 2014 4:20 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, News Report, Ramallah 0

A number of fanatic Israeli settlers infiltrated, on Wednesday at dawn, into the al-Mogheer village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, set its mosque on fire, and wrote racist graffiti.Local worshipers went to the mosque for dawn prayers to find its ground floor in flames, and also found […]

12 Nov

Armed Settlers Attack Female Students Near Bethlehem, Raids & Kidnappings Continue Across West Bank

November 12, 2014 11:16 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

WAFA correspondence reports that gun-toting Israeli settlers chased down and intercepted a number of female Palestinian students, Tuesdays, while they were on their way home from school in the village of Kisan, east of Bethlehem.Head of Kisan village council Hussain Ghazal said that the students succeeded in seeking refuge at […]

16 Oct

Palestinian PM Urges International Community to Protect Holy Sites

October 16, 2014 7:12 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, News Report, Palestine 0

In light of escalated violations by Israeli forces and settlers against al-Aqsa Mosque and other holy sites, including Christian, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is urging the international community to protect the Palestinian people and put an end to these attacks.Hamdallah recently visited the mosque of Abu Bakr in the village […]

27 Jul

Two Palestinians Beaten by Jerusalem Mob

Two Palestinian youth were reportedly assaulted by a Jewish mob in Jerusalem, on Friday evening, according to Haaretz. Israeli forces vandalized the premises of public institutions, Saturday, in Al-Bireh.Amir Shwiki and Samer Mahfouz, both 20 years old and from Beit Khanina, were apparently attacked with iron bars and baseball bats […]

27 Jun

Israeli Vandals Write Racist Graffiti In Be’er As-Sabe’

Israeli vandals wrote, on Friday at dawn, several anti-Arab, racist slogans on the walls of a local school in Be’er as-Sabe’ (Beersheba), in addition to graffiti against Arab member of Knesset, Hanin Zoaby, describing her as a “Nazi”.Israeli police spokesperson for Arab Media, Luba Samri, said “hostile and degrading” graffiti, […]

30 May

Settlers Invade Ush Grab Area, Near Beit Sahour

[Friday, May 30, 2014] A number of fanatic Israeli settlers invaded the Ush Ghrab area, east of Beit Sahour, apparently preparing to install a new illegal settlement outpost. The area, a former military base, is subject to frequent attacks by soldiers and settlers.Local sources said that a large number of […]

05 May

7 Minors Arrested Over Racist Attacks

Seven Jewish Israeli minors have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in racist acts and vandalism.Four of the suspects, between the ages of 13 and 15, are accused of spraying racist graffiti at a building site near a Palestinian village west of Jerusalem, on Sunday, according to statements by Israeli […]

05 May

Israel Seals Off West Bank and Gaza, Further Clashes and Abductions Reported

The Israeli authorities sealed their border crossings with the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, on Sunday, under a pretext of celebrating the anniversary of the establishment of Israeli State, according to Israeli sources.The seal-off is expected to continue until next Tuesday, according to WAFA. To the south of Bethlehem, […]

18 Apr

3 Palestinians Kidnapped, 10 Others Detained Near Hebron

The Israeli army, on Friday, abducted three Palestinians and detained ten others during a raid campaign carried out in the village of Beit Awa, west of Hebron.According to local sources, Israeli forces arrested Mohammed Nayef Masalmeh, 28, Odai Juma Masalmeh, 20, and Ahmed Mohammed Masalmeh, 16, the Palestinian News Network […]

07 Apr

Army and Settlers Invade, Raid Various Areas in Gaza, West Bank and Jerusalem

Israeli military vehicles, Monday, infiltrated Gaza borders to the east of Rafah and al-Maghazi camp, according to local sources. Israeli military vehicles stationed at the military base of ‘Kesofim’, located to the east of Deir Al Balah, went nearly 200 meters into agricultural land in Deir Al balah and Al […]

26 Mar

Palestine Today 03 25 2014

March 26, 2014 12:48 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 27s || 3.17 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday March 25, 2014. Israeli radicals attack Palestinian shop in Jerusalem and troops kidnap civilians during invasions targeting […]

25 Mar

Israelis Attempt to Torch Palestinian-owned Shop in Jerusalem

Three Israelis, late Monday, attempted to set fire to a gift shop owned by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem, on Jaffa Street, according to an Israeli police spokeswoman. Luba al-Samri said, in a statement, that the suspects also vandalized the shop, posting slogans reading ‘Kahane was right,’ before fleeing the […]

23 Mar

Continued Israeli Attacks Across West Bank

Israeli forces, Sunday, abducted two people from the West Bank and another from the Jerusalem area. Others were summoned others for interrogation, according to local and security sources.Two people, ages 25 and 35, were kidnapped by Israeli forces from the city of Hebron and the nearby town of Dora, after […]

21 Mar

Three Detained in Salfit Raid

March 21, 2014 7:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, Salfit 0

Israeli forces stormed a headquarters of the Palestinian civil defense forces in Salfit, detaining three members, in a dawn raid conducted on Friday.A public relations official for the civil defense forces told Ma’an that an estimated 40 Israeli soldiers stormed the office and detained three military personnel working there. He […]

22 Jan

Palestine Today 01 21 2014

January 22, 2014 12:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 32s || 3.25 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday January 21, 2014. Israeli troops injuries a Palestinian teenager during clashes in the west Bank and settlers […]

07 Oct

Palestine Today 10 07 2013

October 7, 2013 8:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 11s || 2.91 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Monday, October 7, 2013. Israeli settlers attack Palestinian villages and destroy property as troops invade communities and kidnap […]

09 Aug

Tisha B’Av March in East Jerusalem Marked by Violence and Property Damage

In Bab-al-Asbat area, in occupied East Jerusalem, the annual Tisha B’Av march led to violence. The Jewish occasion, which marks ‘the grieving of the temple destruction’, invoked violence when a group of settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers, threw stones at Palestinian residents and destroyed three cars. The march, which was […]

19 Jun

Anatomy of Land Theft

Violence came to Bethlehem last May on a quiet Sunday morning. According to a report from the International Middle East Media Center, on 12 May 2013, Israeli soldiers fired concussion grenades at demonstrators who tried to enter Ush Ghrab, a section of the Bethlehem town of Beit Sahour. Owned by […]

22 Apr

Settlers Occupy Monastery, Raise Israeli Flag

April 22, 2013 9:05 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, News Report, Ramallah 0

On Friday, April 19, a group of extremist Israeli settlers occupied a Christian Monastery in a Palestinian village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and raised an Israeli flag over it. Speaking to the Maan News Agency, Father Aziz Ra’ey stated that the setters forced their way into […]

05 Feb

Settlers Torch Two Palestinian Cars Near Ramallah

February 5, 2013 3:58 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Tuesday February 5 2013, a number of extremist Israeli settlers torched two Palestinian vehicles in the Dir Jareer village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and wrote racist graffiti on the walls of a number of homes in the village. Local sources told the Palestine News Network […]