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18 Jun
2:08

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bans Seven From Entering Al-Aqsa For Four Days

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, two Palestinians teens in the al-‘Isawiya town, east of occupied Jerusalem, and issued orders banning seven Palestinians from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque in the city, until this coming Thursday. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers abducted Mohammad Rabah Abu al-Hummus, 16, […]

18 Jun
12:57

Two Siblings Forced To Demolish Their Homes In Jerusalem

Two Palestinian siblings, identified as Bassem and Hatem al-Abbassi, were forced on Monday evening, two demolish their two-story residential building in Ein al-Louza neighborhood, in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the City Council in occupied Jerusalem, issued an order a month […]

18 Jun
12:54

International Campaign to #BoycottPuma Speaks Out in Cities around The World

BDS organizers and activists for justice in Palestine organized dozens of international actions calling for a boycott of Puma on Saturday, 15 June. After Adidas dropped its sponsorship of the Israeli Football Association in 2018 after being presented with over 16,000 signatures of protest, Puma took up the sponsorship. This means that […]

18 Jun
12:41

JĂŒrgen Todenhöfer: Why Did Israeli Soldiers Shoot Me?! (VIDEO)

On Friday, the 14th of June, German author and journalist JĂŒrgen Todenhöfer decided to participate in the weekly protests that Palestinians in Gaza had launched every Friday, calling for their rights and breaking the inhuman 12-year-old siege. Being supportive of the existential right of Israel and for the right of the […]

18 Jun
12:26

Palestinians Warned of Accelerated Demolitions in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Center of Socio and Economic Rights, Monday, warned of the escalation of Israeli demolitions in occupied Jerusalem, noting it bears the nature of a collective form of punishment. The director of the center Zeyad al-Hamouree warned, in a statement, that the Israeli municipality and civil administration are carrying […]

18 Jun
12:15

PLO Denounces US Endorsement of oPt Annexation

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) strongly denounced, today, the endorsement of Israel’s annexation of occupied Palestinian territory, by senior United States officials . “The public endorsement of Israel’s annexation of occupied Palestinian and Syrian territory, by the US Ambassador (David Friedman) to Israel and the so-called ‘Middle East envoy’ (Jason Greenblatt), […]

18 Jun
12:09

Fearing for Patients’ Life: PCHR Warns of Medicine Shortage in Gaza Strip Hospitals

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is concerned over the increasing crisis of medicine shortage in the Gaza Strip hospitals and warns of its serious impact on life of thousands of patients, who suffer serious diseases and are in urgent need of treatment. PCHR calls upon the Palestinian Authority […]

17 Jun
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Palestinian Trees In Al-‘Isawiya

Israeli soldiers uprooted, Monday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in the western area of the al-‘Isawiya town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly “obscuring the view of surveillance cameras in the area.” Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya said the soldiers […]

17 Jun
12:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians during extensive and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, identified as Fayez Mousa al-‘Amour, 37, ‘Aahed Mohammad […]

17 Jun
11:18

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Car Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Monday at dawn, into Kafr Malek village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, punctured the tires of four cars, and wrote racist graffiti on the walls of a mosque. Media sources said the colonists punctured the tires, and wrote […]

17 Jun
10:52

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Destroy Four Sheds, Solar Panels, Near Hebron”

June 17, 2019 10:52 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Monday, Masafer Yatta area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and destroyed four residential sheds, and solar panels. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said […]

17 Jun
9:59

Israel Approves Plans To Cut Down 2000 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

The plot to destroy 2000 fully mature olive trees near the city of Bethlehem, in southern West Bank, was rubber-stamped by the Israeli occupation authorities, according to WAFA News Agency. The 2000 trees, extend over a 1600 meter long road connecting two Palestinian villages, Taqou’ town and al-Minya, and take […]

17 Jun
9:59

After Court Ordered Demolition Of 100 Flats, Israeli Police Demands Removal Of Protest Tent In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli police officers invaded, Sunday, Sur Baher Palestinian town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and demanded the Palestinians to remove a tent, which was installed to protest a Supreme Court ruling to demolish 16 residential buildings of more than 100 flats. The Israeli decision […]

17 Jun
6:33

German Author/Journalist Shot By Israeli Forces in Gaza

JĂŒrgen Todenhöfer, German author and journalist, was in Gaza on June 14, participating in the weekly ‘Great March of Return’ demonstration, in solidarity with Palestinians, Days of Palestine reported. Todenhöfer was videotaped holding a sign with the words, “Dear Israelis, please treat the Palestinians the same way you want to be […]

17 Jun
3:36

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Sunday, many Palestinian residents and construction workers in Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Local sources said the colonists, from the illegal “Ramat Yishai” and “Beit Hadassah” colonialist outposts, who were […]

17 Jun
2:45

Israel Expands An Illegal Colonist Outpost Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Palestinian lands, west of Ya’bad town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and started the expansion of an illegal outpost, which was installed on private lands several months ago. Tareq al-‘Amarna, the head of Thaher al-‘Abed Village Council, said that several months ago, illegal […]

17 Jun
12:58

Israeli Soldiers Continue The Bulldozing Of Palestinian Lands South Of Nablus

For the third consecutive day, Israeli bulldozers continued the uprooting of Palestinian lands, north of Khirbat Yanoun village, which belongs to Aqraba town council, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The uprooting of the Palestinians lands is carried out close to the illegal colonialist outpost, which was […]

16 Jun
10:28

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Pleads Guilty to Corruption

June 16, 2019 10:28 PM Celine Hagbard Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

In the latest in a series of corruption scandals involving the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his family, Netanyahu’s wife Sara on Sunday pleaded guilty to misusing state funds. Mrs. Netanyahu was charged with fraud and breach of trust for spending nearly $100,000 of Israeli government money on catering […]

16 Jun
10:15

Israeli Government Establishes ‘Trump Heights’ Development on Stolen Land in Golan

In a move aimed at gaining more support from the already-enthusiastic Donald Trump for their policies of land expropriation and expansion, Israeli authorities on Sunday established a new development they coined “Trump Heights”, with Binyamin Netanyahu presiding over the unveiling ceremony alongside U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. The location […]

16 Jun
12:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem And Ramallah

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes, in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem and Ramallah. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Nabil Taqatqa, 18, and Mohammad Ali Taqatqa, 17. It added […]

16 Jun
11:30

Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Thaher Sa’id, 23, after storming his home and ransacking it in Hizma town, east of Jerusalem. They added that the […]

16 Jun
10:42

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Sunday, dozens of high-velocity gas bombs at many homes, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence, fired the gas bombs at homes located […]

15 Jun
10:49

Female Palestinian Detainees Announce Demands, Plan for Collective Strike

Palestinian women protest for Palestinian prisoners’ freedom, Ramallah. Photo: UPWC Palestinian women prisoners in Damon prison delivered an official letter to the Israeli prison administration, informing them of their intention to launch an open hunger strike on 1 July if their demands are not addressed. In a statement, former prisoner Mona Qa’adan said that 13 prisoners […]

15 Jun
10:43

Angry Reaction from Abdullah as US Suggests Jordan as Homeland For Palestinians

Jordan’s King Abdullah is reacting angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a US peace deal that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians. Speaking to the armed forces, he rejected the idea of Jordan as an alternative state for Palestinians, saying: “Don’t we have a voice in […]

15 Jun
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Detainees In Asqalan

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday at dawn, many Palestinian political prisoners in Asqalan Prison, and conducted very violent searches of their rooms and property. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the attack comes one day before the planned hunger strike in the prison due to the escalating Israeli […]

15 Jun
11:15

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Occupy A Palestinian Store In Hebron

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded and occupied, Saturday, a store owned by the Palestinian Ministry of Waqf and Religious Affairs, near the Old Vegetables Market in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The head of the Hebron Construction Committee, Lawyer Tawfiq […]

15 Jun
9:15

Soldiers Attack Father And His Son, Confiscate Money, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, a Palestinian home in Bani Neim town, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, assaulted the father and his son while violently searching their home, and confiscated cash from the property. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers stormed […]

15 Jun
8:20

Weapon Malfunction Kills A Qassam Fighter In Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Saturday, due to a malfunction in his weapon. In a statement, the Brigades identified the fighter as Mohammad Farid Kalloub, 25, from the Shati’ refugee camp, in Gaza city. The Palestinian was […]

15 Jun
12:06

PCHR: “On 61st Friday of Great March of Return and BreakingSiege, Israeli Forces Wound 92 Palestinian Civilians,28 of them were Children and Four were Paramedics,including Female Paramedic”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 14 June 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 61st  Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 92 Palestinian civilians, 28 of them were children and four were paramedics, including […]

14 Jun
10:40

Israeli Forces Injure 49 Palestinians at Gaza Protest

Israeli forces attacked hundreds of Palestinian protesters during the Great March of Return processions, Friday, on the border of the besieged Gaza Strip, reported WAFA News Agency. The Israeli army fired live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets and high velocity gas bombs, at protesters and medics. Medical sources stated that 49 […]

14 Jun
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many nonviolent protesters in during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the center of the village and headed to […]

14 Jun
9:03

Army Injures Several Palestinians During A Peaceful Protest Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a weekly procession in Azmout village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the residents marched to […]

14 Jun
5:24

Israeli Private Intelligence Company Black Cube Out of Control

Shir Hever discusses the dangers of privatizing security and intelligence, as a private company called Black Cube, that claims to use Israeli Mossad procedures, hires out its services to the highest bidder and goes after international as well as Israeli activists, business people, and politicians. TRNN Video & Transcript GREG […]

14 Jun
5:16

3 Years, 119 Court Hearings: Mohammed Halabi Continues to Fight Back against Israeli Imprisonment

Mohammed Halabi. Photo: World Vision Palestinian charity worker Mohammed Halabi has been brought 119 times to Israeli court during the three years of detention. Halabi, a manager in Gaza for World Vision, was seized by Israeli occupation forces on 15 June 2016. After being secretly detained for nearly two months, he was then […]

14 Jun
5:08

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, AOC Sign Bill to Stop US Aid to Israel (VIDEO)

Congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) said they would be signing a bill to stop funding Israel, due to its abuse of Palestinian children. The bill was introduced by Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum, and would prohibit aid from being used by Israeli authorities to detain Palestinian minors. Congresswoman […]

14 Jun
4:58

240 Jewish and Israeli Scholars to German Government: Boycotts Are a Legitimate and Non-violent Tool of Resistance

June, 2019 bdsmovement.net Mid-May, Jewish and Israeli scholars, many of whom specialized in anti-Semitism, Jewish history and history of the Holocaust, sounded alarm about the growing tendency to label supporters of Palestinian human rights as anti-Semitic. They did so in a call addressed to the German Bundestag in relation to several […]

14 Jun
4:39

EU Court: Settlement Products Should Be Labeled

A senior official of the European Union says it is his legal opinion that labels of the products from the Israeli-occupied territories must clearly show the precise origin of the products, to avoid misleading consumers. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) outlined its Advocate General Gerard Hogan’s legal opinion, in […]

14 Jun
9:23

Israeli Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Village

illegal Israeli settlers vandalized Palestinian homes in Einabous village, South of Nablus city, in the northern West Bank, as well as a local mosque, and clinic, WAFA reported. Local sources described 2 Palestinian owned vehicles with slashed tires, the star of David spray-painted on the mosque, clinic, and homes, along […]

14 Jun
8:21

Israeli Air Force Fires Many Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Friday at dawn, many missiles into several Palestinian areas in the Gaza Strip, causing serious damage to homes and buildings, in addition to the area near Khan Younis Seaport. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said Israel F16 fighter-jets fired at least three […]

14 Jun
2:53

Israel Constructs Barbed Wire Fence Near Damascus Gate

In occupied East Jerusalem, Wednesday, Israeli authorities constructed a metal fence with barbed wire, on Sultan Suleiman Street, near the Damascus Gate of the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, Palestinian Shehab News agency reported. Eyewitnesses said that the fence was placed around the perimeter of the stairs leading to the ancient […]

14 Jun
2:48

Greek Orthodox Church Calls Israeli Court Ruling Unfair

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem released a statement on Wednesday, saying the Israeli court’s decisions allowing seizure of church property, by Israeli settler groups, are unfair. The property is located in the Jaffa Gate area of the Old City of Jerusalem, in the Southern West Bank. The Israeli Supreme Court, […]

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 […]

14 Jun
2:35

Morocco & Lebanon Back Boycott

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil says his country is boycotting the forthcoming US-led conference in Bahrain, in support of President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for “peace” between the Israeli regime and Palestinians, dubbed “The Deal of the Century,” because Palestinians are not taking part in the event. “We will not […]

14 Jun
12:25

Rocket Strikes A Building In Sderot

On Thursday, Israeli sources have reported that a rocket, reportedly fired from the Gaza Strip, struck a building in the Israeli Negev town of Sderot, causing damage. Israeli daily Haaretz said the building which was struck by the rocket is part of a religious school, and that the building sustained […]

13 Jun
11:28

Detainees In Ashkelon To Start Hunger Strike Sunday

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that the detainees in Ashkelon Israeli prison have decided to start a hunger strike, this coming Sunday, after preparing a list of legitimate demands. The committee stated that the detainees will start removing all food products from their rooms, before starting the strike. It […]

13 Jun
9:35

Soldiers Invade A Mosque, Photograph Buildings, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the al-Qa’qaa Mosque, in Abu Tayeh neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to storming and searching homes, and photographed buildings. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent searches of […]

13 Jun
9:13

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, from Hebron, in southern West Bank, and Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army jeeps invaded Kharsa village, south of Hebron, searched homes and abducted Mofeed Mousa Shadeed. The PPS added […]

13 Jun
7:56

Army Abducts Three Waqf Employees In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three employees of the Palestinian Waqf and Islamic Endowment, including the head of Construction Committee, in Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, the WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported. The soldiers abducted the head of the Construction Committee of the Waqf Department, Engineer Bassam Hallaq, in […]

13 Jun
9:54

Israeli Army Bulldozes Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

On Thursday, Israeli soldiers, accompanied by several armored bulldozers, invaded Palestinian lands in ‘Aseera al-Qibliya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and bulldozed them in order to expand their nearby military base. Hafeth Saleh, the head of ‘Aseera al-Qibliya Village Council, said the army bulldozed nearly […]

13 Jun
9:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscate Car, Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-Jiftlik village, north of Jericho in the occupied West Bank, abducted one Palestinian and confiscated his brother’s car. The soldiers stormed and searched several homes during the invasion, and interrogated a few Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. During the invasion, the […]

13 Jun
9:12

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and installed military roadblocks. Illegal Israeli colonists punctured tires of two cars near Nablus, and wrote racist graffiti. The soldiers invaded and searched a few homes […]

13 Jun
8:44

Army Fires Missiles Into Farmlands In Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Thursday at dawn, several missiles into Palestinian lands in Gaza city, and Rafah in the southern part of the coastal region, causing damage to nearby homes and buildings. Media sources said the Israeli missiles did not lead to casualties, but caused damage to some homes and […]

13 Jun
7:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Father, His Wife And Son, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a Palestinian father, along with his wife and their son, from their home in ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Mousa Zreina, his wife Laila, and their son Mousa, after storming […]

13 Jun
3:01

70 Civil Society Organizations Send UN Letters Of Rejecting The Deal Of The Century

70 civil society organizations held a press conference in front of the United Nations Office in Gaza City, on Tuesday. They sent a written message to the UN expressing their rejection of the so-called American “peace plan,” which is meant to help Israel consolidate its control over all Palestinian territories, […]

13 Jun
2:53

Female Palestinian Journalist Jailed for ‘Incitement’

An Israeli court, on Monday, sentenced a Palestinian journalist with 13-month jail term, on incitement charges, according to Palestinian sources. Lama Khater, 42, was also fined 5,000 shekel (around ÂŁ1,400), the Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement. Khater was arrested by Israeli forces last year during a raid on […]

13 Jun
2:46

PLO, Foreign Ministry Condemn Moldova’s Embassy Move to Jerusalem

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Foreign Ministry condemned, in two separate statements, the decision by Moldova’s premier to move his country’s embassy in Israel, from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, considering the decision a blatant violation of international law. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the PLO Executive Committee, said […]

13 Jun
2:36

Melhem: ‘Israeli attack on PA security HQ is a dangerous escalation’

Palestinian Government Spokesman, Ibrahim Melhem said that the attack on the Palestinian Preventive Security headquarters, in the city of Nablus, represents a dangerous escalation aimed at undermining the most important pillars of the establishment of a Palestinian state, and endangering internal security. PNN reports that Melhem, in a statement on […]

12 Jun
11:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Shepherds In Lebanese Territory

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two shepherds near Shebaa Lebanese town, and took them to the occupied Shebaa Farms, the Lebanese National News Agency has reported. The agency said the one of the abducted shepherds is from Lebanon, while the second is Lebanese. It added that the Lebanese Army […]

12 Jun
9:21

Soldiers Demolish Residential Shells, Tents And Barns In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, and demolished residential shed, a tent, and barns, and destroyed twenty barrels of water, in addition to smashing solar power equipment. The soldiers demolished a residential tent, and a barn, owned by Bakr […]

12 Jun
8:39

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Building, Commercial Sheds, Injures Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, a Palestinian area near the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a residential building, in addition to commercial sheds, and injured many Palestinians. The soldiers attacked many Palestinians during the invasion and demolitions, and fired gas bombs, causing dozens to suffer the effects […]

12 Jun
8:21

Army Demolishes A Residential Shed, Walls And Fences, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Khashm ad-Daraj Bedouin village, east of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished a residential shed, walls and fences. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said several heavily armored military vehicles invaded the Bedouin community, before demolishing the residential shed, owned by […]

12 Jun
7:47

Soldiers Destroy A Well East Of Tubas

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Aqabat Jabr village, east of Tubas in northeastern West Bank, and demolished a water well. Resident Mohammad Yousef Dibik said the soldiers demolish his well, which contained 15 cubic meters of water, owned by Mohammad Yousef Dibik. He told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) […]

12 Jun
6:52

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Ezzeddin Ahmad Hardan, in addition to Mahmoud ad-Dab’ey. Several Palestinians […]

12 Jun
5:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, three Palestinians during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers caused damage to the furniture of several homes during the violent searches, and abducted Hassan Ziad Hassan, 20. They […]

11 Jun
9:40

Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Ramallah, Jerusalem And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, nine Palestinians from their homes, in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Jerusalem and Tulkarem, after the soldiers conducted violent searches of homes and property. Many army jeeps invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted Yahia Hasan Ladadwa. The soldiers also […]

11 Jun
8:56

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Building In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, an under-construction building in Sur Baher village, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and forced another family to demolish its home, the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported. WAFA said dozens of soldiers invaded the village, surrounded an under-construction building, owned by Wisam Jabour, and […]

11 Jun
7:57

Army Demolishes A Residential Building In Hebron

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a residential building in Jabal Johar neighborhood, southeast of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported. WAFA said dozens of soldiers invaded the area after surrounding and isolating it, and demolished an under-construction four-story residential building, and […]

11 Jun
6:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Assault Two Children, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinians from Beit ‘Awwa and Sammoa’ towns, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and detained two children before repeatedly assaulting them in the southern area of the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the Sammoa’ town, southwest of […]

11 Jun
7:42

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi Calls Out Trump’s “Peace Team”

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, has offered her respected opinion to Newsweek, regarding the U.S. so-called “peace plan”, led by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. Ashrawi calls the trio of Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner, and David Friedman – “a group of ideologically driven […]

11 Jun
7:40

Israeli Soldiers Surround A Palestinian Security Center In Nablus, Shoot One Officer

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and surrounded a center run by the Palestinian Preventative Security Force before opening a barrage of live fire at it, wounding one officer and causing property damage. Nablus Governor, Lieutenant Ibrahim Ramadan, said dozens […]

10 Jun
11:31

Drama On The Tarmac: US Judge Foils Secret Deportation To Israel

by Ali Abunimah On Wednesday morning, a private jet chartered by the US government landed in Tel Aviv. On board was Abdelhaleem Ashqar, a Palestinian business professor who ran for the presidency of the Palestinian Authority in 2005. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were attempting to secretly deport him to […]

10 Jun
11:22

Hunger Striking Detainee Hassan al-‘Oweiwi to be Released

June 10, 2019 11:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee Hassan al-‘Oweiwi has suspended a 69-day open hunger strike, after reaching agreement with Israeli Prison Services to release him, the Commission of Detainees and Ex-detainees Affairs said. The commission explained, in a statement, that negotiations between al-‘Oweiwi and IPS reached an agreement to release him, after serving six […]

10 Jun
11:16

Caravan Seized by Israeli Forces near Tulkarem

Israeli forces have seized an agricultural caravan belonging to a farmer from village of Khirbet Jubara, to the south of the occupied West Bank city of Tulkarem. Head of the Khirbet Jubara Village Council, Ihsan Tahseen, told WAFA that Israeli forces escorted a large crane to a plot of land […]

10 Jun
7:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, including a woman, a father and his son, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, in several parts of the occupied West […]

10 Jun
6:50

Israel Confiscates 20 Dunams In Northern West Bank

The Israeli occupation authorities have decided to illegally confiscate at least twenty dunams of privately-owned Palestinian lands, in northern West Bank, to pave a new road for illegal colonies. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the lands and the newly planned […]

10 Jun
6:29

Palestinian Medic Dies From Wounds Suffered In Gaza

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has confirmed that a medic, identified as Mohammad Sobhi al-Jodeili, 36, died from serious wounds he suffered, on May 3, 2019, when Israeli soldiers shot him with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the face in the Gaza Strip. The PRCS stated that the medic, […]

10 Jun
6:22

Palestinian Diplomats Respond to David Friedman’s Comments About Annexing Parts of West Bank

In response to U.S. ambassador to Israel’s remarks that “Israel has the right to annex some of the occupied West Bank”,the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced that it is considering filing a complaint to the International Criminal Court. U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman’s statement, the ministry […]

09 Jun
10:04

Young Palestinian Shot by Israeli Forces in North Hebron

Israeli occupation forces, last night,  shot a young Palestinian man near the Shuyukh al-Aroub area, north of Hebron, in the southern West Bank. Witnesses reported that a young man was moderately wounded by a live bullet in the back, during confrontations that broke out with the occupation forces in Al- Shuyukh […]

09 Jun
9:57

Settlers Break Into Al-Aqsa

Dozens of extremist Jewish settlers broke into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, today, guarded by Israeli police, local WAFA sources have reported. Around 330 Israeli settlers entered the compound through the Moroccan Gate, which leads to the Al-Buraq Wall plaza, inside the Old City of Jerusalem. Today’s incursion into the  compound […]

09 Jun
7:33

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 37 Palestinians During Al-Fitir Feast”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted 37 Palestinians, including three women, during the Al-Fitir Muslim Feast. The abductions took place within three days, including Sunday at dawn. The PPS said that eleven of the abducted Palestinians were taken prisoner from their homes in several parts of […]

09 Jun
7:05

Illegal Israeli Colonists Try To Stop The Installation Of Cellular Phone Tower

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attempted, Sunday, to stop the workers of the Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunication Public Shareholding Company from installing a cellular tower, east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said approximately 50 Israeli colonists from the illegal […]

09 Jun
6:13

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday afternoon, a Palestinian teenage boy in occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly for carrying a knife. Media sources said the abducted teen, Osama Shaher Abu Za’nouna, 17, is from Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. They added that his family reported him […]

09 Jun
4:23

52nd Anniversary of Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty

Units of the US Sixth Fleet assist the USS Liberty after it was attacked and seriously damaged by the Israeli Air Force off the Sinai Peninsula on June 8, 1967. (US Navy/Public Domain) by Paul Craig Roberts for The Foreign Policy Journal Two days ago, the US celebrated the 75th […]

09 Jun
1:45

Palestinian Detainee Hassan al-‘Oweiwi On Hunger Strike For Over 2 Months

Palestinian prisoner Hassan al-‘Oweiwi is on his 68th day of hunger strike, protesting his imprisonment without charge or trial under Israeli administrative detention. On Thursday, 6 June, Aweiwi was transferred to a civilian hospital, Barzilai, after the severe deterioration of his health after over two months without food. He is […]

09 Jun
1:37

Crimes Against Palestinian Detainees Taking On Dangerous Dimension

Qadri Abu Bakr, chairman of the Detainees Affairs Commission, has condemned the repeated crimes committed, by Israel, against Palestinians being held in its jails, which he says have taken “a very dangerous and unprecedented dimension” designed to complicate their daily lives in prison. Abu Bakr said in a statement, yesterday, […]

08 Jun
11:34

US Ambassador Claims Israel Has ‘Right’ to Annex West Bank

David Friedman, the current U.S. Ambassador to Israel and former Trump bankruptcy attorney, stated Saturday that he thinks Israel has a right to take over the Palestinian territory of the West Bank – despite international law which prohibits land annexation through military force. In an interview with the New York […]

08 Jun
11:34

For The Third Consecutive Day, Illegal Colonists Burn Olive Trees Near Ramallah

For the third consecutive day, illegal Israeli colonialist settlers burnt more than 100 olive trees, owned by a Palestinian family in al- Mughayyir Palestinian village, northeast of Ramallah in central West Bank. The colonists invaded large areas of farmlands and orchards, and burnt more than 100 trees, owned by members […]

08 Jun
2:50

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man And A Young Woman Near Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a young Palestinian man near Bethlehem, and a young woman at Qalandia terminal, north Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, in addition to preventing farmers from entering their lands near Nablus. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Khalayel al-Louz […]

08 Jun
2:09

Army Assaults And Abducts A Guard Of The Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Saturday, a civilian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted him. Media sources said the soldiers assaulted Mohannad Edrees, causing various cuts and bruises, before abducting him. He was taken prisoner in the eastern area of Bab ar-Rahma mosque in Al-Aqsa, after he […]

08 Jun
12:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a young woman, from their homes in Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Jabal al-Mokabber, before abducting Aseel Oweisat, Karam Abdo, […]

08 Jun
2:52

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, Confiscate Two Cars, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Safa area in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and attacked Palestinian protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and confiscated two cars. Local media activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers […]

08 Jun
1:53

Israeli forces invade Jabal al-Mukabber, abduct 5 Palestinians

Israeli occupation forces stormed the village of Jabal al-Mukaber south of Jerusalem on Friday evening and abducted a girl and four boys. Eyewitnesses told Agence France-Presse that the occupation forces stormed the village of Jabal al-Mukabber and threw random sound bombs and rubber bullets. They then abducted four Palestinian teen […]

08 Jun
12:26

‘This Is For Palestine’: Mum Who Gave Birth Through Smuggled Sperm

photo: Huriye, 4-year-old, daughter of Suhad and Sameer Abu Fayed [MEMO] In 2014, Suhad Abu Fayed gave birth to her daughter Huriye, a bright-eyed child with a mop of curly hair. When Suhad took Huriye to see her father, Sameer, for the first time, the Israeli guards at the prison where […]

08 Jun
12:17

More Than 100 Commercial, Cultural and Sporting Activities in Italy Declare Themselves Free of Israeli Apartheid

June 5, 2019 / BDS Italy / Italy Trade unions, movements, artisans, businesses and cultural, recreational and sports centers join campaign for Palestinian rights in what is also a clear stand against the mounting racism and nationalist closure that is fomenting hatred and intolerance across Europe and around the world. More than one hundred […]

07 Jun
5:01

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot one Palestinian, in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

07 Jun
4:02

Army Injures Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many protesters, and causing fire in olive orchards. The protest was held by locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists. The […]

07 Jun
1:40

Israeli Soldiers Assault Two Young Men, Abduct A Child, in Hebron

Israeli soldiers assaulted and injured, Friday, two young Palestinian men, and abducted a child, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped a young man, identified as Ra’ad Mohammad al-Haddad, 29, in the southern area of Hebron city, causing many […]

07 Jun
12:49

Army Installs Roadblocks In Jenin

Israeli soldiers installed, earlier Friday, many military roadblocks, and intensified their deployment, around many villages and town, and various roads, in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers installed many roadblocks, especially on the Jenin-Nazareth Road, Dahiat Sabah al-Kheir, Um at-Toot and Arrana villages, […]

07 Jun
12:11

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23 – 29 May 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 3 – 29 May, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protesters in the Gaza Strip. 11 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, a paramedic, and a journalist, were injured. A […]

07 Jun
12:01

Facing The Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction

The Chief Military Advocate General of the Israeli army, Sharon Afek, and the US Department of Defense General Counsel, Paul Ney, shared a platform at the ‘International Conference on the Law of Armed Conflict’, which took place in Herzliya, Israel between May 28-30. Their panel witnessed some of the most […]