Search Results for : water pipe

26 Jul
2:12

Israeli Forces Demolish Water Pipeline in Jordan Valley Village

Israeli bulldozers destroyed a water pipeline supplying the northern Jordan Valley village of Ras al-Ahmar with fresh drinking water, before dawn on Wednesday. According to a local official, Mutaz Bisharat, four Israeli bulldozers raided the Ras al-Ahmar village, along with seven Israeli military jeeps, and began to destroy the pipeline. […]

20 Jul
1:37

Occupation Destroys Nablus-area Water Pipes

Israeli occupation military bulldozers destroyed, on Wednesday, water pipes serving Palestinian citizens of Furush Beit Dajan, to the east of Nablus. Deputy of Head of Furush Beit Dajan Village Council Azem Mohammad said, in a statement, that Israeli occupation bulldozers, accompanied by military vehicles, destroyed water lines serve Palestinian families […]

05 Jul
7:24

Army Seizes Water Pipes in Jordan Valley Village

Israeli soldiers dismantled and seized, on Thursday, 200 meters of water pipes from residents of the village of Bardalla, in the northern Jordan Valley, who built them in order to provide their village with fresh water, according to Aref Daraghmeh, a local human rights activist. He said the pipes were […]

05 Feb
7:21

Water Pipeline Destroyed by Bulldozers in Jordan Valley

Israeli bulldozers destroyed water lines supplying tens of acres of land in the northern Jordan Valley, on Monday morning. Local activist Aref Daraghmeh told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli bulldozers destroyed a water pipeline belonging to a Palestinian identified as Bassem Faqha. The line feeds some 150 dunams (37 acres) […]

28 Sep
6:38

Soldiers Destroy Water Pipeline Near Tubas, Confiscate Tractors And Water Truck In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers destroyed, on Wednesday evening, a water pipeline and bulldozed an agricultural road in ‘Atouf village, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, in addition to confiscating a tractor and a water truck in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. Bashar Bani Odah, a member of ‘Atouf Local Council, said […]

20 Feb
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Destroy An Internationally-Funded Drinking Water Pipeline

Israeli military bulldozers destroyed, Monday, a drinking water pipeline that was funded by The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Central Plains of the occupied West Bank. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at the Palestinian Authority in central West Bank, said many […]

29 Apr
4:13

Settlers Damage Water Pipes in Hebron’s Old City District

April 29, 2015 4:13 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli settlers damaged water pipes serving the Palestinian community in Hebron’s Old City, Tuesday, according to locals.Mufid al-Sharabati, a resident of Shuhada street, told Ma’an News Agency that a group of settlers deliberately made holes in the plastic water pipes providing water to Palestinian homes. The burst […]

29 Jan
11:08

Israeli Forces Destroy 1,000 Meter Water Pipe Donated to Yezra

January 29, 2015 11:08 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Jordan Valley, News Report 0

Israeli bulldozers, on Thursday, destroyed a water pipe being used in connecting the West Tubas district’s Atoof village with Khirbet Yezra, in the northern Jordan Valley.Head of Al-Maleh local council, Aaref Daraghmeh, said that the pipe had length of 1,000 meters, and was donated by Agricultural Relief to provide the […]

04 Sep
9:37

West Bank: Israeli Forces Close Agricultural Roads, Confiscate Water Pipes

September 4, 2014 9:37 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli forces, on Thursday, closed agricultural roads in Idhna and confiscated water pipes from al-Baq‘a, located respectively to the west and east of Hebron, according to municipal sources and witnesses.WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency has reported that several agricultural roads were closed in al-Bas springs, al-Khirbi al-Bayda, Khirbet al-Ras, […]

20 Mar
11:19

Israeli War Planes Destroy Water Pipe in Khan Younis

Israeli war planes hit Sunday a water pipe in the Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis. Mayor of al-Fakhari municipality, Auda al-Amour said that the missile that hit Salah al-Deen road, which links between Rafah and Khanyounis, destroyed the water pipe that supplies water to the towns of al-Fakhari and […]

05 Aug
10:03

ISM Water Series: ‘There’s no law in the world that says you can cut water from humans.’

(photo: ‘Enemies of life’ – Israeli bulldozer rips up water pipes near At-Tuwani) 08/30/19 | International Solidarity Movement | South Hebron Hills Israel is escalating its war on water in the South Hebron Hills, demolishing wells, ripping out kilometres of pipeline and even confiscating trucks carrying emergency water tanks to […]

04 Aug
12:01

Water Series: ‘There’s No Law in the World that Says You Can Cut Water From Humans’

[This is the second of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression.] Israel is escalating its war on water in the South Hebron Hills, demolishing wells, ripping out kilometres of pipeline and even confiscating trucks carrying emergency water […]

01 Aug
2:07

Water Series: Israeli Forces Destroy Farmland East of Hebron – ISM Speaks to Owner Ghassan Jaber

07/30/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Bit Arawa This is the first of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression. On Thursday 18th July Israeli occupation forces came to the Al Baqa’a area, east of Hebron, and destroyed an […]

23 Mar
4:22

WHO: Over 97% of Gaza’s Water Below Quality Standards

More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer, in the besieged Gaza Strip, does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to the depletion of groundwater reserves, with the groundwater level in the coastal aquifer reaching 19 meters below sea level, […]

11 Feb
4:06

Israeli Forces Attempt to Cut Water Supply to Masafer Yatta

Israeli forces raided water pump rooms in the village of at-Tiwani, east of Masafer Yatta,  south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, said a local official. Head of at-Tiwani village council, Mohammed Rabe’, told WAFA that Israeli forces, accompanied by staff from the Israeli civil administration, raided the […]

08 Dec
10:08

Settlement Waterline Will Harm Palestinian Farmers

Israeli plans to build a 7-kilometer long water pipeline between two illegal settlements, in the north of the West Bank, will harm several Palestinian farmers whose land will be affected by a pipeline that will cut through their land, Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official, said on Saturday. Daghlas told WAFA […]

23 Nov
1:05

How Can Gaza’s Contaminated Water Catastrophe Be Solved?

by Sandy Tolan Since the 2014 war, Mousa Hillah, known to neighbours and family as Abu Ali, has had far bigger worries, which are etched deeply into the exhausted face of the 48-year-old grandfather. Dodging shell fire from Israeli tanks, he fled with his family from the destruction of his Shuja’eyya neighbourhood, flattened by Israel in an attack so devastating […]

08 Nov
10:32

Contaminated Drinking Water in Gaza Spurs ‘Blue Baby Syndrome’

The unshaven doctor with circles under his eyes enters the children’s ward at Al Nassar Hospital in Gaza City. It’s a Thursday evening, almost the weekend. The ward is bleak and eerily quiet, but for the occasional wail of an infant. At each cubicle, sectioned off by curtains, it’s a similar image: A baby lies […]

25 Oct
7:16

Gaza Water Crisis: Political Solution Needed, Not a Technological One

Water contamination is a serious problem in Gaza, but supposedly well-intentioned reports that call attention to the crisis offer only technical solutions that are not only unworkable, but completely ignore the Israeli blockade. TRNN Video & Transcript GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg Wilpert, joining you from […]

14 Oct
6:06

Army Destroys Waterline in Kufr Qaddoum

Israeli forces, on Saturday, destroyed a water pipeline and sealed several roads in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, near Qalqilia city, in the occupied West Bank, local sources said. Morad Shtewi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village, told WAFA that Israeli army accompanied by a bulldozer broke into […]

05 Sep
9:49

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Water Lines Leading To Village And Its School

September 5, 2018 9:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Furush Beit Dajan village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shut down water pipelines providing the community, and its local school, with the needed water. Tawfiq Hajj Mohammad, the head of Furush Beit Dajan Local Council, said the pipelines are […]

12 Jul
7:28

Jordan Valley: Israeli Forces Destroy 400-meter Pipelines

Israeli forces raided the Palestinian village of Bardala, in the northern area of the Jordan Valley, and destroyed 400 meters of water pipelines, which Israel claims are illegal, on Thursday. According to Dirar Sawafta, a member of the Bardala village council, Israeli forces stormed the village, razed and dug several […]

04 Dec
8:25

Settlement Pollutes Palestinian Olive Groves With Sewage Water

The picture might look beautiful, but the water badly smells of sewage. 11/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team  The farmers in South Bruqin have had to face the difficulties living next to, and having land stolen by, the illegal settlement of Bruchin since 2000. The last eastern expansion […]

23 Oct
7:23

How Israel Engages In ‘Water Apartheid’

by Mersiha Gadzo, Al Jazeera/Days of Palestine World Health Organisation says that an illegal Israeli settler in West Bank consumes three times more water than a legal Palestinian resident. Jordan Valley, Occupied West Bank – Water is not scarce in the Jordan Valley, known as the traditional “breadbasket of Palestine” – yet Palestinian […]

29 Sep
4:09

Jordan Valley Road, Water Lines, Destroyed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces, late Wednesday, destroyed water pipes and a rural road serving Palestinian farmers, in the Jordan Valley-area village of Atouf, according to WAFA. Israeli forces accompanied by a bulldozer raided the occupied West Bank village late Wednesday, destroying the water pipes and the rural road, causing clashes to break […]

07 Sep
9:35

Israel Reduces Jordan Valley Water Supply

Israeli occupation authorities are reducing the amount of water provided to Palestinian areas in northern Jordan Valley mostly under pretext of “water scarcity.” Moataz Bisharat, in charge of the Jordan Valley settlements file in the Palestinian Authority, said that during the past few months, the occupation authorities started reducing water […]

06 Sep
6:57

Israel to Destroy Sole Water Source of Nablus Area Village

(Photo: Douma area 2014, Wikipedia) Israeli forces, Tuesday, notified Palestinians of their intentions to destroy the water pipeline providing services to residents in a locale near the village of Douma, south of Nablus, said a local official. Ghassan Daghles, monitoring Israeli settlement activity in the north of the West Bank, […]

31 Jul
7:59

The “Apolitical” Approach to Palestine’s Water Crisis

by Muna Dajani  Overview Earlier this month, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) announced a new deal in which Israel will sell the Palestinians 33 million cubic meters of desalinated Red Sea water per year, with 10 million cubic meters transferred to the Gaza Strip and the rest to the West Bank. The […]

28 Apr
8:04

Israel Cuts Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village

On Thursday morning, Israeli bulldozers destroyed all pipelines supplying water to Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, leaving approximately 3,500 villagers without water. According to the PNN, Mutaz Bisharat told news reporters that Israeli bulldozers, military jeeps and Israeli Civil Administration officials were behind the destruction of the pipelines. The […]

31 Jan
9:29

Army Stops Construction of Tubas Home and Water Line

Israeli forces ordered, on Tuesday, a Palestinian from the village of Kardala, east of Tubas in the northern Jordan Valley, to halt construction of both his home and a water pipeline, according to local sources. Muataz Besharat, who monitors Israeli violations in the area, told WAFA that staff from the […]

12 Jul
8:55

Gaza: Turkey to Build Seawater Desalination Plant

The Turkish Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs announced, Tuesday, that Turkey is to establish a seawater desalination plant to solve water crisis, estimating the coast of the project to $300,000,000 USD. The minister noted, according to Al Ray, that the project is big-ticket, noting that some countries announced that […]

27 Jun
7:19

Adalah: Stop Cutting Water Supply to West Bank Palestinians

Adalah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, sent a letter to senior Israeli government, military and water officials demanding that they cease cutting the water supply to Palestinian residents of the occupied West Bank. “In violation of int’l treaties, Israel has cut water supply up to 70%, […]

21 Jun
6:47

Qarawah Water Apartheid

21st June 2016 | IWPS | Deir Istiya, occupied Palestine When Aziz ‘Aasee, the mayor of Qarawah Bani Hassan village drives through the streets, we’re stopped every few meters by one of his constituents, all of whom are asking the same question: When will we have water again? For some, […]

16 Jun
6:13

Mekerot’s West Bank Water War Continues

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah issued a statement decrying Israeli national water company Mekorot’s decision to cut off water supplies to several Palestinian cities and villages. “Israel wants to prevent Palestinians from leading a dignified life and uses its control over our water resources to this end; while illegal Israeli settlements […]

27 Dec
11:58

Egypt’s Seawater Pumping Project Endangers Gazans’ Lives

December 27, 2015 11:58 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, International, News Report 0

During recent months the subsidence of the land along the Egyptian border have become a great danger for the population of Rafah.12-24-15 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza Team This is due to the Egyptian project that has been pumping seawater all along its border with the Gaza Strip. The […]

10 Sep
4:04

RT Report: Nearly all of Gaza’s water ‘undrinkable’

September 10, 2015 4:04 AM Celine Hagbard Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Reporters from RT (Russia Today) traveled to Gaza to look into last year’s report that 90% of Gaza’s water is undrinkable. As they sampled water from different parts of the coastal Strip, they found that the report is accurate – the water throughout Gaza is dirty, salty and undrinkable.“We can’t […]

17 Aug
9:46

VIDEO: Kafr Qaddum Punished by Damaging Water Supply

On Saturday the 15th of August 2015, the villagers from Kafr Qaddum once again demonstrated against the blockage of the road leading to Nablus as well as the nearby Kedumin settlement. In solidarity with the local people there were few international activists and journalists to cover the demonstration.16 August 2015 […]

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 […]

02 Jun
11:45

Tens of Thousands of Jerusalemite Palestinians Still Lacking Water

A statement recently released by Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem has revealed that 60-80,000 Palestinian Jerusalem residents have been without running water for 3 months.According to the statement, several neighborhoods in north-east Jerusalem, namely the Shu’fat Refugee Camp, Ras Khamis, Ras Sh’hadeh and Dahiyat a-Salam, all separated from the rest […]

08 Apr
7:03

Thousands of Palestinians in Jerusalem Without Water

Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in East Jerusalem have been without running water for more than a month, victims of a decrepit and overwhelmed infrastructure and caught in a legal no-man’s land caused by the divisions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The residents of the Shufat refugee camp are technically part […]

22 May
3:08

Israel’s Control and Use of Water Leads to Water Crisis

May 22, 2012 3:08 PM Sarah Snobar Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

The water crisis in the West Bank is a consequence of Israel’s control and use of water resources, PA Prime Minister Salem Fayyad said on Monday. A conference on water and the prospects for agriculture was organized by the Palestine Technical University where support for farmers and Palestinians right to […]

11 Feb
10:19

France Grants P.A €10 Million To Finance Water Services In Bethlehem

February 11, 2011 10:19 AM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestine News and Information Agency, WAFA, reported Thursday that Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr. Salaam Fayyad, signed an agreement with the French State Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Michèle Alliot-Marie and General Director of the French Development Agency (AFD) Dov Zerah, under which France will be granting […]

17 Aug
4:06

In summer, West Bank towns have little water

FAQUA, West Bank (CNS) — You won’t find one dripping faucet in all of the northern West Bank village of Faqua, joked village council head Amar Abu Farha with the trademark black humor Palestinians have developed over the years.’Every drop of water is too important,’ he said, laughing bitterly. Ironically, […]

18 Jul
11:25

UN Report: Severe water crisis in West Bank

July 18, 2010 11:25 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Israeli control of water supplies in the West Bank has led to a severe water crisis for Palestinian residents. The situation is worst in the Israeli-controlled stretch of land known as Area C, where the Palestinian Authority (PA) is […]

08 Jan
8:15

Israel controls 80% of Palestinian water and regional control has methodically

January 8, 2007 8:15 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian researcher Abu Kishek said that the Arab water security is threatened due to Israeli policy and that any political solution to the Palestinian issue will not happen except through the water.The researcher said that Arab water security is facing a number of challenges, and has been for a long […]

21 Nov
2:40

Adalah appeals Israeli High Court for water supply for the Bedouins

November 21, 2006 2:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel (Adalah), petitioned the Israeli District Court in Haifa, on Monday, to connect the unrecognized Bedouin communities with water supply by connecting them to the national water infrastructure. The families, totalling several hundreds are living in what Israel considers unrecognized communities in […]

07 Sep
7:42

Israeli forces invade Khaza, ransack homes, destroy electricity and water infrastructure

September 7, 2006 7:42 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Thursday morning, Israeli troops invaded the Khaza area, east of Khan Younis, and attacked homes belonging to Palestinian families.  Eyewitnesses stated that troops, backed with tanks and bulldozers, stormed the area, then conducted a wide-scale search campaign and ransacked residents houses. De'a Qadaih, a resident of the area, said that […]

26 Mar
7:49

World Water Forum: Water is a weapon used against Palestinians by their Israeli Occupiers

The average Palestinian uses about 60 litres (15 gallons) of water a day.  In comparison, the average Israeli uses about 900 litres (250 gallons) a day, same as the average US citizen.  According to Israeli law, Israelis can dig wells 70 meters deeper than Palestinians are allowed to, even in […]

20 Mar
5:07

UN Report: Palestinians Suffer Water, Food Crisis due to Israeli closure and Wall

The Palestinians are on the verge of a humanitarian crisis, as the UN warns, not just because of food shortage caused by Israeli closures but also because their agriculture-dependent territories are being sliced from the main water resources by the Israeli separation wall. "With the wall, the Israelis clearly sought […]

21 Feb
9:35

Vandals foul Palestinian village’s water supply

Ayed Kamal, head of Madama village council, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus , said on Saturday that the village’s spring was deliberately contaminated and its water supply system was sabotaged 10 days ago when a group of settlers, some of them armed, clashed with shepherds near the […]

14 Sep
3:20

Israeli Apartheid in Masafer Yatta: Raids, Demolitions, Arrests and Beatings

photo: Israeli soldiers raided multiple villages from midnight to early morning, awaking residents and searching houses without giving a reason or warrant. Beginning with invasive night raids multiple villages, and ending with 7 structures demolished, 4 families made homeless, 2 Palestinians arrested, 1 beaten and hospitalized, 1 car confiscated, and […]

08 Jul
4:46

Wadi al-Hummos Residents Facing Displacement

BETHLEHEM, Monday, July 08, 2019 (WAFA) – By Anan Shehadeh: In 2005, precisely when the Israeli authorities began building the apartheid wall in Jerusalem and Bethlehem areas, the suffering of the residents of the Wadi al-Hummos, an area part of Sur Bahir, a Palestinian neighborhood southeast of the occupied city of […]

14 Jun
2:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 May – 12 June 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 30 May – 12 June, 2019. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child while attempting to enter al-Aqsa Mosque, to perform prayers. 17 civilians, including 6 children, were wounded in the West Bank. Israeli forces […]

26 Feb
7:20

Japan Funds Vital West Bank Projects

Japan’s Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo. on Sunday, signed  grant contracts for three electricity and water rehabilitation projects across the West Bank. The Representative Office of Japan to Palestine said, in a press release, that Okubo signed grant contracts for two Grassroots Human […]

09 Oct
2:31

Israeli Colonists Uproot 39 Trees Near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonist settlers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands in Bruqin village, west of Salfit in northeastern West Bank, and uprooted 39 olive and almond trees owned by a Palestinian farmer. Bashir Salama, the head of Bruqin Local Council, said the Israeli assailants invaded lands, […]

27 Sep
9:05

Israel’s Stranglehold on Area C: Development as Resistance

by Ahmad El-Atrash on September 27, 2018, for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. Israel’s efforts to tighten its grip on the West Bank have been unprecedented since the current Israeli cabinet formed in 2015. Last year, for instance, witnessed the highest number of tenders for Israeli settlement construction, with more than 3,100 government proposals issued for […]

05 Sep
12:14

Including Two Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

September 5, 2018 12:14 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including two siblings and their nephew, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Hebron city, and abducted Ziad Mohammad […]

05 Sep
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

September 5, 2018 11:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, and summoned three others for interrogation, in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes before abducting a former […]

05 Sep
10:24

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

September 5, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Wednesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian home. Media sources said the soldiers imposed a tight siege the as-Sal’a neighborhood in Silwan, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. They added that […]

28 Jul
7:42

Israel Seizes 68 Dunams of Jordan Valley Lands

Israeli authorities officially declared, on Saturday, the confiscation of 68 dunams of land from the Ras al-Ahmar area of the Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank. Local official Mutaz Bisharat told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces delivered notices, to the Palestinian owners of the land, declaring the confiscation of […]

03 May
9:02

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 April – 02 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 26 April – 02 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life. 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed on […]

08 Feb
10:05

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 February 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the weeks of 01 – 07 February, 2018. Two Palestinian civilians were killed in peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to soldiers’ lives, while Israeli forces killed Ahmed Jarar, in a crime of extra-judicial execution. […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
30 Sep
3:30

This Week in Palestine Week 39 2017

September 30, 2017 3:30 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 23, to the 29, 2017. As Palestinian political groups announce reconciliation this week one Palestinian and three Israeli soldiers are killed during an attack in the West Bank […]

Palestine Today - audio
28 Sep
4:27

Palestine Today 09 27 2017

September 28, 2017 4:27 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here   Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, September, 27, 2017. Troops attack a nonviolent protest and destroy water pipelines. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, a nonviolent procession against the […]

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03 Aug
12:41

Israeli construction of southern section of Annexation Wall completed

A 26-mile stretch of Wall, 20-feet high and made from cement, has been completed in the South Hebron Hills, in the southern part of the West Bank, according to Israeli sources. This section of Wall divides the southern part of the West Bank and cements the illegally established settlements put […]

05 May
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Bardala village, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and abducted two Palestinian men. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted Aziz Sawafta and Mahmoud Sawafta, and took them to an unknown destination. The army said it invaded the village to look for what it […]

11 Apr
1:41

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 18 Olive Trees Near Salfit

Several Israeli military vehicles, accompanied by a bulldozer, invaded Palestinian orchards, on Tuesday morning, and uprooted 18 olive trees, in Deir Ballout, in the West Bank governorate of Salfit. The invasion was carried out into orchards in the southern part of Deir Ballout village, after the soldier surrounded them. The […]

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07 Apr
1:59

PCHR Report: One Palestinian civilian killed, 22 wounded by Israeli forces this week

April 7, 2017 1:59 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 30 March – 05 April 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus […]

06 Apr
4:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 March – 05 April 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 30 March – 05 April 2017. Forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus in occupied Jerusalem, while 22 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and a journalist, were wounded.The military continued to target the border areas in […]

01 Apr
6:38

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and wounded four, in addition to causing damage a main water pipeline. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
25 Feb
1:44

This Week in Palestine Week 08 2017

February 25, 2017 1:44 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for February 18, to the 24, 2017. While Israel’s army escalate home demolishing in the West Bank and attacks targeting Gaza fishermen this week, the one state solution to the […]

Palestine Today - audio
21 Feb
1:42

Palestine Today 02 20 2017

February 21, 2017 1:42 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, February, 20, 2017. Israeli troops destroy a UN funded water pipeline, meanwhile in Gaza Israeli navy attack fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli military bulldozers destroyed, […]

20 Feb
10:49

Israeli Soldiers abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least twenty-two Palestinians, from various areas, in the occupied West Bank, and violently searched dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the […]

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17 Feb
12:19

PCHR Weekly Report: One civilian dead, 4 wounded by Israeli forces this week

February 17, 2017 12:19 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 09 – 15 February 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that one Palestinian died from previously inflicted wounds, 4 Palestinians were wounded, and 51, including 4 children, were abducted […]

Palestine Today - audio
01 Feb
2:05

Palestine Today 01 31 2017

February 1, 2017 2:05 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, January, 31, 2017. Israeli forces invade West Bank communities strop construction of a home and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli forces ordered, on Tuesday, […]

08 Dec
6:11

Jordan Valley: Residents of Ras al-Ahmar Told They Can’t Have Power Lines

Israeli authorities ordered Palestinian residents of Ras al-Ahmar locality, in the northern Jordan Valley, not to build power lines in their area, a local official said. Mu’taz Bsharat, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA correspondence that Israeli troops served locals with an order to stop the construction of […]

03 Sep
2:48

Journalist Injured, Dozens Of Protesters Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the use of excessive force against the nonviolent protesters in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, shooting a journalist with a gas bomb in his head, and causing dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, […]

11 Aug
11:01

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04– 10 August 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) continued during the reporting period (04 – 10 August 2016). Photo: Israeli Forces Demolish Two Houses in Yatta Village, Hebron. (AFP) Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued […]

04 Aug
10:16

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (28 July – 03 August 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law, in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, continued during the reporting period (28 July – 03 August 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful […]

28 Jul
10:12

B’Tselem: 740 Civilians, Including Minors, Left Homeless by Israeli State

July 28, 2016 10:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report 0

From January to June of 2016, Israeli authorities have reportedly demolished 168 dwellings in Palestinian communities across the occupied West Bank, leaving 740 people, including 384 minors, homeless, a report by B’Tselem has revealed, according to the Palestine News Network (PNN). B’Tselem’s figures show that this six-month period alone saw more demolitions […]

01 Jul
10:07

Two Injured with Live Ammunition as Kafr Qadoum Celebrates Five Years of Demonstrations

via the International Solidarity Movement 1st July 2016 | IWPS | Kafr Qadoum, occupied Palestine The 1st July 2016, the last Friday in Ramadan, marked the fifth anniversary of Kafr Qadoum’s demonstrations. The Israeli military were present in the village and firing rubber-coated steel bullets prior to the start of […]

27 Jun
6:10

Syrians Protest against Israeli Occupation and Planned Annexation of the Golan Heights (VIDEO)

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Syrians in the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan Heights have rallied in protest against the Israeli occupation, illegal oppression of Syrian culture and identity, outspoken plans to permanently annex the Syrian territory and Israel’s use of the Golan for military action against Syria and the support of […]

06 Jan
12:54

Shufa Village Threatened as Israeli Forces Begin to Excavate Palestinian Land

On the 22nd of December, Israeli forces started excavating land belonging to the Palestinian village of Shufa. Residents fear the possibility of settlement expansion will threaten the future of their village.4th January 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Tulkarem Team s Bulldozer excavating the hillside. In the back sits the […]

11 Oct
10:14

(VIDEO) The Other Occupation: Settlers Terrorize Palestinians of the West Bank

It was another emotional day for Palestinians in al-Khalil, (Hebron) after the burial of Muhammad al-Jabari who was shot to death by Israeli forces near the entrance to the illegal Kiryat Arba settlement.11th October 2015 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team Thousands filled the streets as the body of […]

23 Aug
8:45

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (13- 19 August 2015)

August 23, 2015 8:45 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 13- 19 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces used excessive force killing 2 Palestinians and wounded […]

25 May
12:45

Another Violent Attack on Palestinian Family

On the 23rd May, settlers in Al Khalil (Hebron) blocked the entrance to Hashem Younes Azzeh’s house and attacked his family. Large rocks were thrown at them and his daughter was hit in the hand.Hashem lives with his wife and four children in Tel Rumeida, part of the H2 area […]

08 Apr
6:39

Kuwait Pledges $200 M. For Gaza Reconstruction

April 8, 2015 6:39 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Gaza Siege, News Report 0

According to the official government-run, Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) the Palestinian government announced, Tuesday, singing an agreement with the Kuwaiti government in which the latter pledges to donate $200 Million to support the efforts for the reconstruction of the war-town Gaza Strip.WAFA said Abdul-Wahab al-Bader, Director General of […]

27 Mar
11:05

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

March 27, 2015 11:05 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the village of Kufur Qaddoum near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked its weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and settlements, leading to clashes; at least five Palestinians injured.The Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in the village said the […]

02 Feb
2:54

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (22 – 28 January 2015)

February 2, 2015 2:54 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 22 – 28 January 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 10 Palestinian civilians, including a child […]

30 Jan
1:50

ICT Ministry Denounces Israeli Infringement on Palestinian Frequency Rights

January 30, 2015 1:50 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestine Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Mousa Allam, has issued a call to action to International rights organizations, the International Telecom Union and other related bodies to take action against continued Israeli seizure of Palestinian 3G and 4G frequency rights.According to the PNN, the minister stressed that this […]

27 Oct
4:31

Seven Palestinains killed in Gaz Strip

October 27, 2014 4:31 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

according to Palestinian sources in Gaza Strip.IMEMC & Agencies, April 21, 2004 The number of Palestinian killed in Beit Lahia today reached 7, according to Palestinian sources in Gaza Strip. A Palestinian medical source in Beit Lahia, north Gaza, reported earlier that the Israeli army killed four Palestinians and wounded […]

17 Sep
2:05

Israeli Army Seizes Agricultural Equipment Near Tubas, Conducts Military Maneuvers South of Jenin

September 17, 2014 2:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

According to local sources, the Israeli army, on Wednesday, seized privately-owned Palestinian tractors and agricultural equipment in ar-Ras al-Ahmar, a small village to the east of Tubas in northern West Bank.WAFA reports that soldiers stormed the village in the early morning hours, ordering farmers to produce their identity cards for […]

07 Sep
12:15

Blockade ‘Choking Recovery’, Gaza Demands Implementation of Ceasefire Agreements

September 7, 2014 12:15 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, Opinion/Analysis 0

With nearly all of its water now contaminated, with basic medicines lacking, and some 200,000 of its population unemployed, Gaza demands the lifting of the blockade. A delegation of 13 European members of parliament has been refused entry into the region by Israel.Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, in its collective […]

06 Sep
4:51

Protests Against Israeli Occupation Across West Bank

Hundreds of Palestinians marched in solidarity across the West Bank, on Friday, in a call for an end to the Israeli occupation and in protest against the continued illegal confiscation of Palestinian land and expansion of Jewish-only settlements. According to Ma’an News Agency, protests took place in the southern West […]

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04 Sep
11:31

Palestine Today 09 04 2014

September 4, 2014 11:31 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 10s || 2.91 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, September 4th, 2014. Palestinian woman from Gaza dies of wounds, and in the West Bank new settlers […]

15 Jul
3:59

ISM Update — Gaza Report: War Against Civilians

The war is now in its seventh day, the death toll is rising briskly, 17,000 people have fled Beit Lahia in the north after the threat of a land invasion, fishermen are prevented from accessing their fishing grounds, and sewer and water pipes for 70,000 people have been bombed. 14th […]

14 Jul
6:06

Brief Pause in Constant Bombing of Gaza During World Cup Final; Bombs Average 1 Every 3 Minutes

Palestinians in Gaza have noted a brief pause in the constant barrage of bombs, Sunday night, while the World Cup final game was in progress. F16 fighters continued to circle overhead, and drones continued to buzz along above the rooftops, but very few bombs were dropped during the hour and […]

13 Jul
1:44

Egyptian Authorities Bar European Medics from Gaza

Egyptian authorities at Rafah border crossing, on Saturday, refused entry into Gaza to a European medical team. The Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights has affirmed that Israeli attacks across the Gaza Strip are escalating, with an aerial strike occurring every three minutes.Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency has reported that Abedeen […]

09 Jul
11:58

Including Many Children, Twenty-one Palestinians Killed In Gaza Strip

The Israeli army continued its aggression against the Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip, killing at least twenty-one Palestinians, including children and women, and wounding dozens of residents.The Israeli air force fired missiles into the Sabra neighborhood in Gaza, killing one Palestinian identified as Mohammad Khaled an-Nimra, 22. Also on […]

22 May
3:08

Army Uproots Olive Trees, Bulldozes Lands Near Salfit

Several Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded on Thursday morning [May 22, 2014], Palestinians lands and olive orchards in Kufur Ed-Deek, west of the central West bank city of Salfit, bulldozed lands and uprooted several olive trees.Member of the Kufur Ed-Deek Local Council, Mousa Qassoul, stated that several […]