Category Archives: News Report

17 Sep
1:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

September 17, 2019 1:05 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home in ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Mohannad Mahmoud Ja’ara, 22, and abducted […]

17 Sep
11:48

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Einabus Palestinian village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation after illegal colonialist settlers attacked homes. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority […]

17 Sep
6:13

Remembering The Sabra And Shatilla Massacre 35 Years On

Its time to end the Israeli culture of impunity that permitted the Sabra and Shatilla massacre to happen, 35 years ago. by Nabil Mohamad On September 16, 1982, following the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, the right-wing Christian Phalange militia stormed the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps, in West Beirut, and began […]

17 Sep
5:39

Six Palestinian Detainees Still On Hunger Strike against Administrative Detention

September 17, 2019 5:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Commission of Detainees and ex-Detainees Affairs said, in its Sunday report, that six Palestinian detainees being held in Israeli prisons are continuing an open-ended hunger strike against their arbitrary administrative detention without charge or trial. Five of them are languishing in al-Ramla prison clinic.   The commission noted that […]

17 Sep
5:26

Elderly Palestinian Assaulted near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers, today, assaulted an elderly Palestinian at an army checkpoint to northwest of Ramallah, according to witnesses. They said that soldiers, stationed at a checkpoint outside the village of Deir Nitham, stopped a car driven by Saleh Tamimi, 52, and forced him out of his car before they started […]

17 Sep
4:44

Press Release: Ziada Case against Israeli Generals for Gaza War Crimes Heard in The Hague

The Hague, September 9th, 2019  On Tuesday 17th September, the District Court of The Hague will hold a hearing on the admissibility of a case brought by Dutch citizen Ismail Ziada against the former Chief of General Staff of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF), Benny Gantz and former Commander of the […]

17 Sep
3:48

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Jenin

September 17, 2019 3:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the village of Taybeh, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many gas bombs at protesters, causing several Palestinains to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers fired a barrage of gas bombs at random, […]

16 Sep
5:56

Turkey’s FM Calls Israel’s Annexation Plan ‘Dispicable’

September 16, 2019 5:56 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report 0

Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu (C-L) meets Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki (C-R) ahead of Extraordinary Meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Organization of Islamic Cooperation, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 15 September 2019. [Cem Özdel – Anadolu Agency] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement of his intention […]

16 Sep
5:42

OIC: Israeli Government Fully Responsible for Consequences of Colonial Policies

The Council of Foreign Ministers of the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held fully responsible the Israeli government for the consequences of its colonial policies in the occupied territory of the State of Palestine, including the Israeli Prime Minister’s dangerous pledge deliberately seeking to undermine international […]

16 Sep
2:34

Greek Orthodox Archbishop Says Hebron Real Estate Under Threat

Bishop Atallah Hanna, the archbishop of Sebastian Roman Orthodox, stated Saturday, that the ancient Orthodox real estate in the area of ​​Hebron Gate is under serious threat, and that extremist Jewish settlers may seize these properties at any time. The archbishop issued the following statements while being hosted by a […]

16 Sep
2:02

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes in Hebron

Dozens of Israeli settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, attacked Palestinian homes late Saturday night, in Al-Haraiq neighborhood in Hebron, throwing stones and burning bottles at them, PNN reported. Local sources said that dozens of settlers from the illegal Kiryat Arba settlement, built on Palestinian lands, east […]

15 Sep
1:42

Soldiers Assault A Child, And Abduct Him, In Al-‘Isawiya

September 15, 2019 1:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Sunday, a Palestinian child in the town of al-‘Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted him. Local sources said the soldiers assaulted the child, identified as Nabil Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, 12, while he was walking to a shop near his home. They added that the soldiers then […]

15 Sep
1:15

“Mutual Defense” Treaty Discussed by Trump and Netanyahu

US President, Donald Trump said, on Saturday, that he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility of moving forward on a “mutual defense” treaty between the allies, just three days before Israeli voters go to the polls. “I had a call today with Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss […]

15 Sep
12:55

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including One Woman, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in the West Bank and interrogated the Palestinians while […]

15 Sep
12:15

Updated: Oman Rejects Israeli Plan as Netanyahu Moves to Annex 75% of Area C

Oman announced, yesterday, its rejection of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s recent statements, which threatened to annex the Jordan Valley region of the occupied West Bank. “Oman reiterates its rejection of Netanyahu’s statements and confirms its support to the Palestinian people in all efforts to establish an independent Palestinian state […]

15 Sep
12:07

New Settler Outpost near Jerusalem

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, set up a new outpost on Al-Muntar mountain, east of the Palestinian town of Sawahra. According to local PNN sources, a number of settlers placed several mobile homes and barrels of water on the mountain, at 4 am, today. Eyewitnesses said that, two days ago, a […]

15 Sep
11:35

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands Near Rafah

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Sunday morning, Palestinian lands east of Rafah city, in the southern part of the coastal region. Media sources said three armored vehicles, and two military bulldozers, left their base near Sofa Crossing, east of Rafah, and advanced dozens of meters into Palestinian agricultural lands. […]

15 Sep
5:50

Including Children, Army Injures 46 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

September 15, 2019 5:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, 46 Palestinians, including children, after the army invaded the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, leading to protests, and fired many gas bombs at protesters and many surrounding homes and cars. The Palestinian Reds Crescent Society (PRCS) said one child, was directly shot […]

15 Sep
5:39

Qatar FM: “Palestinian Issue is at the Core of All Arab Issues”

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani said that “the Palestinian issue is at the core and basis of Arab issues.” “There can be no peace in the region without a just and lasting solution, in accordance with the resolutions of international legitimacy,” Al-Thani said in a tweet yesterday. […]

15 Sep
5:23

Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia Condemn Israeli Plans to Annex Jordan Valley

Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Thursday, strongly condemned statements by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which he pledged, if elected, to annex the occupied Jordan Valley in the eastern West Bank, reported WAFA. Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, spoke from Cairo, where Arab foreign ministers were meeting to discuss […]

15 Sep
5:15

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Homes In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday at night, several Palestinian homes in the al-Hareeqa neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing property damage, and chanted racist slogans. Media sources said the assailants came from the illegal Keryat Arba’ colony, which was built on […]

14 Sep
3:32

New Lands to be Seized for Settlement Expansion in Nablus

Israeli occupation authorities, on Thursday, ordered the confiscation of Palestinian-owned lands in Nablus district, to expand the illegal Yitzhar settlement. According to Days of Palestine, the village councils of Burin, Huwara, Asira al-Qibliya, Madama, Urif and Einabus all received copies of an Israeli order to seize Palestinian-owned lands in the […]

14 Sep
3:04

PSC Calls on UK Government to Hold Israel Accountable for Breech of International law

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, and is calling on the UK Government to hold Israel to account for its ongoing violations of international law. The comments were made just a week before fresh […]

14 Sep
5:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing many injuries. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the […]

14 Sep
2:32

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Demand Israeli Government Be Held Accountable

Campaigning group Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, and has called on the UK Government to hold Israel to account for its ongoing violations of international law. The comments were made just a week before […]

14 Sep
2:28

PCHR Report : On 74th Friday of Great March of Return, 75 Civilians Injured, 35 With Live Ammunition

On 74th Friday of Great March of Return, 75 civilians were injured as a result of the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border; 34 children, 1 woman and 1 journalist, were among those injured this Friday, 13 September 2019. Israeli […]

14 Sep
12:16

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem

September 14, 2019 12:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians, among them children, including a girl with special needs, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town and fired gas bombs at many homes, and streets, without any provocation, causing dozens of Palestinians, including children, […]

13 Sep
11:55

Troops attack Nonviolent March East of Ramallah

Scores of civilians were treated of the effects of tear gas inhalation,  Friday as Israeli troops attacked a nonviolent procession, and Friday prayers, in Kufur Malek village, east of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Today’s protest prayers and March was organized by Kufur Malek village council, Fateh Movement chapter in […]

13 Sep
2:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

September 13, 2019 2:52 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two young Palestinian men from their homes in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Media sources said the solders invaded and searched several homes and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. They added that the soldiers abducted Mahdi Omar Ziyada and […]

13 Sep
11:08

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 September 2019)

September 13, 2019 11:08 AM PCHR Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory   05 September – 11 September 2019 Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR)   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 2 children killed and 80 civilians injured, including 39 children, 2 paramedics and a journalist.   West Bank: 5 civilians […]

13 Sep
10:58

UN Chief: Israeli Annexation Plan Would Violate International Law

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has censured Israeli minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election pledge to annex the Jordan Valley, in the occupied West Bank, terming it as a gross violation of international law. “Such steps, if implemented, would constitute a serious violation of international law,” Guterres’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric said, in a […]

13 Sep
2:35

120 Detainees To Join Hunger Strike As Tension Continues To Mount

Two days after 23 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons started a hunger strike, 120 others are planning to join the strike, especially if the Israeli Prison Authority continues to ignore their demands, including implementing what it agreed to in April of this year. The detainees said that the prison […]

13 Sep
1:36

Soldiers Injure Worshipers In Jerusalem Mosque

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, a mosque in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and fired gas bombs, causing at least three Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers stormed the al-Arba’in Mosque in al-‘Isawiya, and […]

12 Sep
11:55

Hamas: Friedman’s Remark Explicit Incitement

The remarks of US ambassador to Israel David Friedman, made during his presence in the illegal settlement of Sderot, are a direct aggression and explicit incitement against the Palestinian people, a spokesman for the Hamas resistance movement stated. Bassem Naim, a member of the movement’s international relations office, said, in […]

12 Sep
11:42

Two Raids on Gaza Early Thursday

Israeli warplanes launched two raids on the northern Gaza Strip, early Thursday. Palestinian sources said, according to the PNN, that an Israeli reconnaissance aircraft fired two missiles at a site in the town of Beit Lahia, followed by an F16 raid on the same site  a few minutes later. No […]

12 Sep
10:16

Soldiers Storm DFLP Office In Ramallah

September 12, 2019 10:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before storming and searching of headquarters of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), and confiscated surveillance recordings and equipment. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded Tannous Building, in the center of […]

12 Sep
9:20

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Large Areas Of Palestinian Lands, Destroy Wells, Near Tubas

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded large areas of Palestinian agricultural lands, on Thursday morning, and started uprooting them, in addition to destroying water wells. Abdullah Bisharat, the head of Atouf Village Council, said the soldiers invaded lands in Um Kbeish area, in the western part of the […]

12 Sep
8:57

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including A Mother And Her Son, In Hebron And Bethlehem

September 12, 2019 8:57 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a mother and her son, in Hebron and Bethlehem governorates, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office n Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in […]

12 Sep
8:39

Palestinian Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, on Thursday at dawn, in an accident in a siege-busting tunnel, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. In a statement, the Brigades said the Palestinian, identified as […]

12 Sep
3:46

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired several missiles into the Gaza Strip, on Wednesday at night, reportedly after shells were fired from the coastal region into Hof Ashkelon and Kibbutz Zikim, causing minor damage. Media sources in the Gaza Strip said the Israeli army fired at least two missiles into a […]

12 Sep
3:24

Undercover Soldiers Kidnap A Teen In Al-‘Isawiya

September 12, 2019 3:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy, identified as Mohammad Nasser Mahmoud, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the undercover officers, wearing civilian clothes, infiltrated into the town, and abducted the teen, before taking him to […]

11 Sep
2:56

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Demolishes Sheds And Tents

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Maser Yatta area, south of Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied Wet Bank, before demolishing several residential sheds and tents, and abducted two Palestinians. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers […]

11 Sep
1:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Wednesday, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mahmoud Abu Zeitouna, […]

11 Sep
5:36

UN Human Rights Commissioner : 30 Journalists Covering Protests Injured by Israel

In Gaza alone, Israeli forces have injured 30 journalists since March 22, a UN rights body said on Monday. “30 journalists covering the protests were injured” by the Israeli army, UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet said in a statement, referring to the protests held along the Israel-Gaza fence. […]

11 Sep
1:26

Israeli Forces Invade Jerusalem, Abduct Seven Palestinians

Israeli forces abducted on Tuesday evening seven Palestinians, including a girl, from the Old City of Jerusalem. Local sources told the Palestinian News Agency Wafa that large forces of the Israeli army raided Bab Hatta in Old Jerusalem, and abducted Mohammed Meteb, Ahmad Meteb, Yousef Hazina, Riyad al-Rishq, Firas Karkour, […]

11 Sep
12:38

PCHR Report: Suspicions of Medical Neglect in Death of Palestinian Prisoner in Israeli Prison

September 11, 2019 12:38 AM PCHR Human rights, Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Following the death of ailing Palestinian prisoner, Bassam al-Sayeh (47) from Nablus, under circumstances that invite suspicions of intentional medical neglect by the Israeli authorities, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has released a report holding Israeli authorities responsible for his death and expressing its grave concern that the […]

10 Sep
2:52

Al-Qassam Brigades Shoots Down Israeli Army Drone

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has shot down an Israeli drone in the Gaza Strip, a day after the regime carried out a fresh wave of air raids against the besieged coastal enclave. Palestinian media reported, according to Press TV/Al Ray, that Hamas fighters intercepted and downed […]

10 Sep
2:44

Hague to Discuss Trial for Ex-Israeli Army Chief

Haaretz Israeli newspaper reported that the Dutch Central Court in The Hague will discuss, next Tuesday — which coincides with Israeli elections — whether it is within its competence to try Israeli politician Benny Gantz for war crimes committed during the 2014 Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. A civil […]

10 Sep
1:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn and morning hours, thirteen Palestinians, including four former political prisoners and one woman, in Jenin, Qalqilia and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers […]

10 Sep
12:03

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Searches Many Homes, In Hebron

September 10, 2019 12:03 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, one Palestinian, and searched many homes, in the southern Wes Bank city of Hebron, and Yatta town west of the city. Several army jeeps invaded Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern part of Hebron city, and abducted Na’el Ahmad Abu Hussein, 59, after […]

10 Sep
9:08

Corpse Of Missing Palestinian Found In Bosnia and Herzegovina

A corpse of a young Palestinian man, who went missing around three weeks ago, was found by the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, after he tried to immigrate to Europe to escape the dire conditions in the besieged Gaza Strip. The family of Saleh Hamad, 22, from Beit Hanoun, in […]

10 Sep
8:41

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Young Man Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Monday afternoon, a young man, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after the army attacked youngsters protesting the death of a Palestinian detainee in Israeli prison. The Palestinian was seriously injured by Israeli army fire, north of al-Biereh city, and was […]

09 Sep
10:53

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Child, Abduct Thirteen Palestinians, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot a child, and abducted thirteen Palestinians, after the army invaded many communities, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, on Monday at dawn and during morning hours. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said several army […]

09 Sep
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Gaza

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Monday at dawn, Palestinian lands in northern and central Gaza, and bulldozed them while military drones flew overhead. Media sources said four armored military vehicles advanced dozens of meters into Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the coastal region, […]

09 Sep
8:41

Police Assault Mother, Detain Son in East Jerusalem

Israeli police physically attacked a Palestinian mother before detaining her son, while they were near the light rail, close to Shua’fat refugee camp, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, said witnesses. The mother and her son were attacked and pepper sprayed by Israeli police, for no apparent reason, before they detained the […]

09 Sep
8:27

More West Bank Land Seized for Settlement Expansion

Israeli occupation authorities have issued a military order to confiscate nearly 25 acres of private Palestinian land, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, as Israel moves ahead with land expropriation and settlement construction policies, in violation of international law and UN Security Council resolutions. Ghassan Daghlas, a […]

09 Sep
5:10

Bedouin Village Structures Demolished for the 159th Time

Israeli forces, Sunday, demolished structures of Al-Araqib village, a Bedouin community in the southern Negev region of Israel, for the 159th time. On September 3, 2019, three people, including an elderly woman, were detained by Israeli occupation soldiers, when the village was demolished for the 157th time. The village of […]

09 Sep
2:56

Israel Electric Corporation Threatens to Discontinue Supply Due to PA Debt

The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) threatened that it will begin cutting off the electricity supply to the Palestinian Authority (PA) after the upcoming September 17th Israeli elections due to ‘outstanding debts’, Kan Israeli website reported Sunday. According to the website, the IEC will discontinue the electricity supply to Palestinian villages […]

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08 Sep
11:26

Palestinians Protest “Unnecessary, Negligent” Death of Prisoner

In Nablus on Sunday, hundreds of Palestinians gathered for a peaceful march demanding justice for the prisoner Bassam al-Sayyeh, from Nablus, who died early Sunday in Israeli jail, due to medical negligence. Participants in the march in the city of Nablus, which took place on Sunday evening, held the Israeli Prison […]

08 Sep
10:34

Updated: “Palestinian Detainee Dies in Israeli Prison”

Cancer-stricken Palestinian prisoner Bassam al-Sayyeh, from the northern West Bank district of Nablus, died today in an Israeli prison, due to medical negligence, said the Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission. Al-Sayeh, 47, was detained on August 10, 2015, he was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2011 and blood cancer in […]

08 Sep
1:23

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate 100 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Nablus And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Sunday, approximately 100 Dunams (24.7 Acres) of privately-owned Palestinian lands from villages south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers handed the […]

08 Sep
11:44

Palestinian Killed In An Accidental Explosion In Central Gaza

September 8, 2019 11:44 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that one fighter was killed, Sunday, in what was described as an accidental explosion in Central Gaza. It stated that the Palestinian has been identified as Mo’in Suleiman al-‘Attar, 42, was killed in the explosion in Deir al-Balah, in central […]

08 Sep
11:31

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In al-‘Isawiya

September 8, 2019 11:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of al-Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted three young men. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers broke into a few homes, and violently searched them. They added that the soldiers abducted Yousef […]

08 Sep
9:42

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars And Homes Near Nablus

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian homes and cars in Aseera al-Qibliyya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing property damage. Hafeth Saleh, the mayor of Aseera al-Qibliyya village, said the attack was carried out by at least twenty assailants, […]

08 Sep
5:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Another In al-‘Isawiya

September 8, 2019 5:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man, and abducted a teenage boy, after several army jeeps invaded al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and attacked local youngsters protesting the invasion. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the al-Arba’in Street in the town, and forcibly removed the Palestinians, […]

08 Sep
4:40

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Injure Many, in Sebastia

September 8, 2019 4:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the town of Sebastia, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and abducted a young Palestinian man in addition to wounding several others. Mohammad Azem, the mayor of Sebastia, said many armored Israeli military vehicles invaded the town, before Palestinian youngsters protested […]

08 Sep
3:16

Two Israeli Settlers Injured In Stabbing Attack Near Qalqilia

Israeli sources have reported that a 17-year-old Israeli settler was seriously injured, while his father, 60, suffered mild wounds, when a Palestinian stabbed them in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The sources stated that the two were about to enter a Palestinian dental clinic in Azzoun, […]

08 Sep
2:44

Hunger Striking Detainee Faces Serious Health Conditions

September 8, 2019 2:44 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies has warned that a hunger striking detainee, held by Israel, is facing very serious health condition in the Ramla Hospital, after 56 days of the hunger strike. The center stated that the detainee, Ahmad Abdul-Karim Ghannam, 42, from Doura town near the southern West […]

08 Sep
1:39

Soldiers Confiscate Two Electricity Generators, Abduct One Palestinian, In Hebron

September 8, 2019 1:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Saturday, two electricity generators in Wad az-Zarzeer area, and abducted one Palestinian near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps and armored vehicles invaded Wad az-Zarzeer area before the soldiers broke into a property, owned by […]

08 Sep
12:58

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Northern, Central And Eastern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, late on Sunday at night, several missiles into areas in the northern, central and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, causing excessive damage; the army claimed it was retaliating to a shell fired from Gaza. Media sources in Gaza said the army fired several missiles […]

07 Sep
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A University Student Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a young female student of Birzeit University, after storming her home in al-Biereh city, near Ramallah. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps invaded al-Biereh, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home Samah Jaradat, and abducted her. It Is worth mentioning […]

07 Sep
7:09

Army Fires Artillery Shells Into Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday at night, several artillery shells into Palestinian lands, northeast of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza said the shells landed and detonated in farmlands, causing no casualties among the Palestinians. They added that the Israeli Air Force […]

07 Sep
6:29

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 August – 04 September 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory  29 August – 04 September 2019   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 1 Civilian killed and 93 others injured, including 33 children, a woman, 2 journalists, and a paramedic.   West Bank: 4 civilians injured, including a child and […]

07 Sep
6:11

Three Palestinians Injured in Kafr Qaddoum

At least three Palestinians were injured with rubber-coated metal rounds today, by Israeli occupation forces, during the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, northern West Bank, local WAFA sources said. Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated metal bullets and tear gas, injuring  three protesters and causing […]

07 Sep
5:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians, including two children, in Jerusalem and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Sari Essam Barghouthi, after invading his home and ransacking it, in Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank. The […]

07 Sep
5:27

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Friday evening, on several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza city. Media sources said the boats were in Palestinian waters when the navy attacked and opened fire on them. The attack did not lead to casualties, but forced the […]

07 Sep
1:39

PCHR: “On 73rd Friday of Great March of Return: 2 Children Killed and 81 Civilians Injured, including 39 Children, 1 Journalist and 2 Paramedics by Israeli forces”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On 73rd Friday of Great March of Return, 2 children were killed and 81 civilians injured as a result of the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border; 38 children, 1 journalist and 2 paramedics, […]

07 Sep
12:52

Updated: Israeli Forces Kill Two Children, Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two children and injured 81 civilians, including 38 children, one journalist and two paramedics, after the army attacked the weekly Great Return March processions along the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The soldiers fired live round and […]

05 Sep
7:14

Palestinian Forced to Demolish His Own Home in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities in Jerusalem forced a Palestinian homeowner to demolish his own home, using only hand tools, on Wednesday. Jamil Masalmeh told reporters that he was in mourning for his home, which he was forced to demolish on Wednesday or else pay a 48,000 NIS fine. His home is located […]

05 Sep
5:52

Dr. Ashrawi Calls on International Community to Protect Old City of Hebron

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said the Israeli President and Prime Minister’s provocative ‘visit’ to Hebron City is an irresponsible and offensive attempt to pander to the most extreme and racist elements of the settler movement. The intolerable reality of segregation, […]

Prisoner in hospital (archive image)
05 Sep
5:41

2 Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strikes on Conditions of Release

Huthayfa Halabiyeh, 28, from the town of Abu Dis near Jerusalem, has been on hunger strike for 67 days, and was recently admitted to hospital due to deterioration in his health. Today his fast ended after reaching an agreement with the Israeli authorities on his release. Head of the Prisoners […]

05 Sep
5:28

6 Palestinians Detained From West Bank by Israeli Forces

In its daily campaign of detaining Palestinians from throughout the occupied West Bank, Israeli forces detained, Wednesday night, into Thursday morning, at least 6 Palestinians, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). The army detained early this morning 2 Palestinians from Beit Kahel village in the southern West Bank district […]

05 Sep
3:58

Israeli Security Tech on US-Mexican Border Threatens Nation’s Civil Liberties

The ACLU’s Jay Stanley says that the Border Patrol’s repurposing of surveillance technology and drones could open doors that put our liberty and privacy at risk. Jay Stanley is a senior policy analyst with the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, where he researches, writes, and speaks about technology-related privacy […]

05 Sep
3:45

Settlers Storm Madama Village

Dozens of Palestinian citizens suffered from exposure to tear gas, in Madama village, to the south of Nablus, during confrontations with Israeli soldiers and settlers. Village chief Ihab al-Qut said that a hoard of Jewish settlers from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar, in Nablus, stormed the southern area of the […]

05 Sep
3:36

US Embassy to Raise Height of its Embassy Wall in Jerusalem

The US embassy in Jerusalem began constructing a wall surrounding the building of its new quarter, with a height of 6 meters, according to Al Ray. It was agreed upon, previously, to build a wall with a height of 3.2 meters, but it was recently decided to build the wall […]

05 Sep
3:30

Over 200 Palestinian Detainees Suspend Hunger Strike

200 Palestinian detainees being held at Ramon detention camp suspended their hunger strike, which they started on Monday, to demand the removing of carcinogenic devices in the prison, and to improve the living conditions of prisoners held in the detention center. According to the PNN, the head of the Prisoners […]

05 Sep
6:09

Purpose of Netanyahu’s Hebron Intrusion A Way To Gain Support From The “Ultra Right Wing”

By Bilal Ghaith Palestinian activists called for receiving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Hebron, Wednesday, with black flags on homes near the Ibrahimi Mosque as observers, politicians and historians dismissed all allegations regarding the “visit” describing it as a provocation. According to Maarive newspaper, Netanyahu is set to take […]

05 Sep
6:03

Christian Palestinian Group Calls For An End To Israel’s Occupation of Palestine

Throughout the occupied Palestinian Territories, the Israeli authorities demolish the homes of Palestinians, although international law stipulates that they be protected by the occupying power. In violation of said law, and in an effort to implement colonial ambitions, the Israeli authorities demolish houses, confiscate lands and build settlements on their […]

05 Sep
5:20

Palestinian Home Razed in East Jerusalem

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, demolished a Palestinian house in al-Tur town, east of Jerusalem, under the pretext of unlicensed construction. Homeowner Mohamed Abul Hawa said that Israeli police forces and municipal employees demolished his 90-square-meter house in the town because it was built with no permit. Abul Hawa added that […]

05 Sep
5:11

PM Netanyahu Visits Hebron, Promises Jews Will Remain

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netnayahu, on Wednesday evening, carried out a provocative “visit” to al-Ibrahimi mosque, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, amidst tight security measures that affected the city’s Palestinian population and which came following another such “visit” by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Netanyahu said, at […]

05 Sep
5:05

Social Media Continues Crackdown on Palestinian Content

Social media websites have continued their crackdown on the Palestinian content, disregarding all professional and human rights standards and ethics concerning the question of the Palestinian people who continue to live under Israeli military occupation. Sada Social Center, which monitors social media violations of the Palestinian content, documented more than […]

05 Sep
1:43

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians Near Nablus

Dozens of Palestinians suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, on Wednesday evening, after Israeli soldiers attacked them when they intercepted a group of illegal colonialist settlers who invaded their lands, and burnt olive trees, in Madama village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ehab al-Qet, a […]

04 Sep
2:12

Israel Confiscates Palestinian Lands To Expand Illegal Colonies In Bethlehem

The Israeli authorities in the occupied West Bank, issued three orders for the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands in Beit Jala city, Teqoua’ and Rashayda towns, in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Wall and Colonization Commission in Bethlehem, said […]

04 Sep
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, at least ten Palestinians, mainly former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five former political prisoners, identified as Abdul-Karim […]

04 Sep
3:22

Palestinian Forced To Demolish Rooftop Of His Destroyed Commercial Structure

September 4, 2019 3:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities in occupied Jerusalem forced, Tuesday, a Palestinian from Silwan town to demolish the rooftop of his commercial structure, which was destroyed by the City Council two days ago. Media sources said the Palestinian, identified as Ma’moun Jalajel, had to demolish the rooftop at his own expense, to […]

04 Sep
2:21

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 4, 2019 2:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinians in the towns of al-‘Isawiya and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers abducted a man, identified as Mohammad Mousa Mheisin, in his fifties, while standing in front of a shop […]

04 Sep
1:59

Illegal Colonists Install Tent In Hebron To Welcome Netanyahu

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Tuesday, a large tent in Tal Romeida Palestinian neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who intends to conduct a provocative visit to the city, Wednesday. The colonists […]

03 Sep
1:43

Settlers Bulldoze Palestinian-Owned Land in Bethlehem District

A hoard of armed Jewish settlers, on Monday, appropriated and bulldozed a Palestinian-owned tract of agricultural land in Beit Jala town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Local official Hasan Berijiya said that bulldozers, escorted by a group of settlers carrying weapons, stormed the agricultural area of al-Makhrour […]

03 Sep
1:24

ICC Prosecutor to Reconsider Decision on Mavi Marmara

The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) decided, on Monday, that the ICC prosecutor must reconsider a decision to start an investigation, or not, on the 2010 Gaza flotilla incident. “[The] Appeals Chamber nevertheless maintained that ‘ultimate decision’ as to whether or not to initiate an investigation is […]

03 Sep
1:11

Hundreds Take Part in Direct Action against UK Arms Trade with Israel

photo: Day of protest taking place outside Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) in London on 2nd September, where arms companies will market weapons used unlawfully against Palestinian civilians. The UK Department for International Trade has officially invited the government of Israel to DSEI, despite a UN report earlier in […]