Category Archives: News Flash

12 Jun

Israeli Troops Abduct Two Palestinian Former Prisoners, Sentence Another

Israeli troops abducted early on Friday, two Palestinian ex-prisoners in the West Bank village of Burqa, north of Nablus city. According to Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, stated that Israeli troops invaded the Burqa village, earlier on Friday dawn […]

17 Mar

475 lawyers demand Israel Bar Association rescind effort to intervene in Int’l Criminal Court deliberations on ‘Situation in Palestine’

By The Legal Center For Arab Minority Rights In Israel – Aadalah: Lawyers: IBA move, pushed through in a hasty and underhanded manner, is strictly political in motive and is seemingly intended to advocate Israeli government positions entrenching occupation. 475 lawyers in Israel are demanding that the Israel Bar Association […]

13 Jan

Two Days Before Her Scheduled Release; Detainee Slapped With New Administrative Detention Order

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that, just two days before her scheduled release, the Israeli Authorities slapped a female Palestinian political prisoner with a new arbitrary Administrative Detention order for six additional months. The PPS said that the detainee, Shorouq al-Badan, 25, from Bethlehem south of occupied Jerusalem, […]

26 Dec

Israel Jets and Helicopters Strike Gaza in Response to Alleged Rocket Fire

The Israeli occupation forces said that it struck Hamas targets, in the besieged Gaza Strip, early Thursday morning, Israel’s Haaretz reported. In a statement, an IDF Spokesperson said that “The Hamas organization is responsible for everything that happens in the Gaza Strip, and it will be held accountable for its […]

29 Oct

600 Settlers Storm West Bank Town Under Military Protection

Hundreds of illegal settlers stormed the town of Kifl Haris north of the central West bank city of Salfit, Monday morning, PNN reported. Under strict Israeli military protection, the colonists performed Talmudic rituals near a historical shrine. “0404” Hebrew website stated that the settlers broke into the town after the […]

08 Sep

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Central And Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed in their military towers across the perimeter fence with the Gaza Strip, opened fire, on Sunday at dawn, on several Palestinian farmers on their own lands in central Gaza and in the southern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the soldiers targeted many farmers in […]

01 May

Israeli Navy Injures A Fisherman, Abduct Two, In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Wednesday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats with live fire and water cannons, in the al-Waha area, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman, before abducting two others. Zakariya Bakr, the coordinator of the Palestinian Fishermen’s Syndicate, said the Israeli navy […]

13 Apr

Citizen Loses His Sight after Being Tortured, PCHR Calls for Investigation and Providing Necessary Medical Care

April 13, 2019 3:29 AM PCHR Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Flash 0

 The Palestinian Center for Human RIghts :  Mohammed Deeb Salim Safi, a 28-year-old university graduate, lost sight in both eyes after being tortured in an Internal Security detention center in the Gaza Strip on grounds of allegedly participating in the “We Want to Live” popular movement which started last March. […]

01 Sep

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a child, only 12 years of age, with a concussion grenade in his head, during the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace […]

01 Feb

Press Release: Teenaged Palestinian Girl, Born and Raised in the West Bank, is Illegally Deported to the Gaza Strip

By HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual: For Immediate Release: HaMoked has written urgently to the Israeli military to return a 14 year-old girl who was illegally deported to the Gaza Strip. Ghada (her last name is withheld) was born in 2003 in the city of Ramallah in […]

17 Oct

Israel Approves 31 Colonialist Units In Hebron City

The Israeli “Civil Administration Office,” run by the army in the occupied West Bank, has approved the construction of 31 colonialist units, for Jewish settlers, in the old Central Bus Station, in the Shuhada Street, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The approval is the largest construction plan […]

07 Sep

Army Abducts 23 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his child, in Jayyous town, northeast of Qalqilia, in addition to abducting a former political prisoner from Broqin town, southwest of Jenin, two men in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, and four in the central […]

26 Apr

Israel Approves 10.000 Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli “Housing Ministry,” and the Jerusalem City Council, have approved the construction 10.000 new units, on illegally-confiscated Palestinian lands, near Qalandia, north of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The constructions are planned for the expansion of Atarot area, built on Palestinian lands, northwest of Jerusalem. Israeli TV, […]

09 Apr

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

April 9, 2017 11:58 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Flash, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from various parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and shut down a blacksmith workshop, after confiscating some of its machines and tools. Media sources in Hebron city said the soldiers abducted four Palestinians from the city, three of […]

26 Nov

Army Attacks The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that several Palestinians and international activists suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers assaulted the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia. The procession started from the center of […]

Airstrike this week in Rafah (PCHR image)
19 Sep

PCHR: “Gaza Strip: Attacks in the Border Areas and their Consequences”

Following disengagement from the Gaza Strip in September 2005, Israel unilaterally and illegally established a so-called “buffer zone”, an area prohibited to Palestinians along the land and sea borders of the Gaza Strip. The precise area designated by Israel as a “buffer zone” is not clear and this Israeli policy […]

06 Jun

Israeli Military Vehicles Invade Farmlands East Of Gaza

A number of armored Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers invaded, on Monday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of the Tuffah neighborhood, east of Gaza city, and bulldozed them. Media sources said five armored bulldozers, and several vehicles, advanced more than fifty meters into the Palestinian lands, and bulldozed some of […]

07 Apr

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 14 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli army invaded, Thursday, several Palestinian districts in the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked homes, and kidnapped at least fourteen Palestinians. The PPS said the soldiers invaded several towns in Hebron, and kidnapped five Palestinians, identified as Amjad Akram Rajabi, […]

07 Apr

Hebron; Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under Construction Home, Trailer And A Well, Uproot Farmlands

The Israeli army invaded, on Wednesday evening, the town of Sammoa’, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, demolished an under-construction home, a trailer and a well, in addition to uprooting farmlands. The Palestinian New & Info Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers surrounded the area, and demolished the […]

07 Apr

Israeli Army Demolishes Residential Tents And Structures Near Nablus

Several Israeli military vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded on Thursday morning Beit Forik town, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished residential structures and tents. One Palestinian was also injured in Nablus city. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli Settlements File in the northern […]

07 Apr

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Auto Body Shop, A Slaughter House Near Ramallah

Several Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Ni’lin, west of Ramallah, and demolished an Auto Body shop and a slaughter house, east of the town. Mohammad Abdul-Qader Amira, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin, said the […]

07 Apr

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Five Palestinians, Including Two Women And One Child, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, several Palestinian homes in Jerusalem’s Old city, and searched them before kidnapping two women. The army also kidnapped three Palestinians, including a child and a woman, on Wednesday evening. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in Jerusalem, said the soldiers kidnapped Dalal […]

07 Apr

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Five Children Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Wednesday, five Palestinian children, in Ni’lin town west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after assaulting them. Media sources in Ni’lin said the soldiers violently attacked the five children, causing various cuts and bruises, before cuffing and blindfolding them, and took them to military base […]

04 Apr

Welcome to the new IMEMC website

April 4, 2016 9:36 AM admin News Flash 0

We hope you like the look and feel of the new IMEMC website! All of our content, past articles and audio are here. The link urls have not changed. But we have moved to a new content management system, with a redesigned website. This is a work in progress, and […]