Category Archives: News Report

20 Mar
8:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, at least seven Palestinians, among them two women, in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Salhi, near Bab ar-Rahma mosque, in the eastern part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and moved him to an interrogation facility. The […]

20 Mar
6:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

March 20, 2019 6:53 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, several Palestinians at the entrance of the al-‘Arroub College, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded the area, before stopping and searching dozens of residents and cars. The soldiers also interrogated many students while inspecting their ID cards […]

20 Mar
12:23

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Nablus

March 20, 2019 12:23 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, early on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the al-Ghawi area, in Amman street, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the two Palestinians, Ra’ed Hashem Hamdan, 21, and Zeid Emad Nouri, 20, were killed after the soldiers, who were […]

20 Mar
11:06

Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at night, a young Palestinian man, who is suspected of killing two Israeli, last Sunday; the Palestinian was killed after the soldiers surrounded a home, and exchanged fire with him in Abwein village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Israeli army said […]

20 Mar
7:36

School Building Demolished in Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli bulldozers, today, demolished an under-construction building belonging to a Palestinian school in the Shu’fat refugee camp of occupied East Jerusalem, on Tuesday. Dozens of Israeli soldiers escorted bulldozers into the refugee camp, surrounded the al-Razi School and went up rooftops of nearby buildings as drones flew overhead; Israeli bulldozers […]

20 Mar
7:29

13 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Israeli forces, today, abducted at least 13 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank, according to the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS). Israeli forces detained five Palestinians from the central West Bank district of Ramallah and al-Bireh. Meanwhile, PPS confirmed that three Palestinians were rounded up during predawn raids across the […]

20 Mar
7:22

MADA Demands Release of Journalists

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemned, in a statement, the large-scale arrests and attacks that have been carried out by security forces in the Gaza Strip, over the last three days, against journalists and workers in human rights organizations — citizens who took part in peaceful […]

19 Mar
6:03

Israel Depriving Palestinians of Access to Clean Water

A United Nations human rights investigator stressed that Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their lands of minerals “in an apparent act of pillage,” on Monday. Michael Lynk, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, said […]

19 Mar
5:55

Settlers Erect Mobile Homes East of Qalqilia

Israeli settlers have set up several mobile homes in the southeastern part of the northern West Bank town of Kafr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalailia. Sources from the Anti-Wall and Settlement Committee’s Office, in the northern West Bank, confirmed that extremist Israeli settlers, under heavy military protection, set up […]

19 Mar
5:35

Shaked Sprays Herself With ‘Fascism’ Perfume in Campaign Ad

Screen capture from campaign ad by Hayamin Hehadash party. A new Israeli election ad reportedly features Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked in sultry poses, spraying herself with a perfume labeled ‘Fascism,’ according to Israeli media. A new election ad for the far-right Hayamin Hehadash party, featuring Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked in sultry poses, […]

19 Mar
5:22

Armed Settlers Organize, Set Up Tent North of Salfit

Extremist settlers, early Monday early morning, erected a large tent on the Kafl Haris roundabout, to the north of Salfit, following a shooting that took place near the Ariel settlement, killing what is now reported to be a total of three soldiers. According to local PNN sources, large numbers of […]

18 Mar
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including one lawyer and one child, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in […]

18 Mar
10:27

Soldiers Demolish A Well In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Khirbat Um Neer village, east of Yatta town, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and demolished a water well. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said the soldiers demolished the well, allegedly for […]

18 Mar
10:09

Army Invades, Searches, Homes of Two Political Prisoners In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the homes of Fateh Revolutionary Council member, Zakariya Zobeidi, and attorney Tareq Barghouth, and violently searched them while interrogating their families. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Ramallah at-Tihta area, before storming the home of Zakariya Zobeidi, the former leader of the […]

18 Mar
7:42

Israeli Army Issues Demolition Orders Targeting Homes In Bethlehem

The Israeli army issued, Sunday, demolition orders targeting a number of inhabited and under-construction homes in Khallet al-Nahel and Khallet al-Qotin areas, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the National Commission against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said a large military […]

18 Mar
5:55

Illegal Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Hebron

Groups of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at night, many Palestinian homes in at least two areas in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern West Bank, said dozens of colonists of […]

18 Mar
5:34

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Abduct Two Others, Near Salfit”

March 18, 2019 5:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, two young Palestinian men, and shot two others, during ongoing military invasions carried out by the army in the az-Zawiya, Bruqin and Kafr ed-Deek towns, west of Salfit, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes in the […]

18 Mar
5:21

Israeli Forces Fire On Gaza Farmers and Shepherds

Israeli forces opened heavy fire towards Palestinian farmers and shepherds on Sunday, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli forces, deployed in military watchtowers, opened fire towards Palestinian agricultural lands east of Rafah, in southern Gaza, targeting farmers and shepherds. No injuries were reported. The […]

18 Mar
5:14

Update: Two Israeli Soldiers Killed in West Bank Attack

Two Israeli soldiers were killed and two others wounded on Sunday morning, in a shooting near the settlement of Ariel in Salfit, northern West Bank. According to a spokesman for the Israeli army, a stabbing and shooting operation took place at a military checkpoint near the settlement of Ariel,  while […]

18 Mar
5:03

Hamas Police, Gunmen, Raid Homes in Gaza

Hamas police and armed members, early this morning, raided homes of activists in the Gaza Strip and detained dozens of people involved in the popular movement against high prices and tax hikes, according to witnesses. Witnesses told WAFA that masked Hamas gunmen and security officers raided homes in Gaza City […]

18 Mar
4:33

Campaign Calls on UN to Release Names of Companies Involved in Settlement Activities

Al-Haq Human Rights organization launched an action alert urging the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Council and Member States to abide by their commitments and publish the UN Database on companies involved in Israel’s illegal settlements. The campaign mentions that, in 2016, the UN Human Rights Council voted in […]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
18 Mar
2:07

U.S. State Department Threatens ICC of Visa Restrictions

U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced on Friday that the United States will place restrictions on visas of International Criminal Court (ICC) employees investigating alleged crimes of U.S. or allied troops in Afghanistan, the Washington Post reported. In his statement, he also mentioned Israel, which is a staunch U.S. […]

18 Mar
1:52

Israeli Settlers Pelt Palestinians With Rocks in Southern West Bank

March 18, 2019 1:52 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Sunday afternoon, a group of Israeli settlers from Kiryat Arba settlement near Hebron threw rocks at Palestinians driving on Road 60. Israeli soldiers and police watched the rock-throwing, but did not intervene. Israeli settlers from Kiryat Arba are known to be among the most extreme and violent of Israeli […]

Site of Ariel Junction attack (image from Israeli military Twitter feed)
17 Mar
7:11

Palestinian Allegedly Stabs, Shoots Three Israelis, Killing One Soldier

On Sunday morning, one Israeli soldier was killed and two Israelis were wounded at an entrance to Ariel, the largest Israeli settlement in the West Bank. The attack was allegedly carried out by a Palestinian who fled the scene. The location of the attack is just north of Salfit village, […]

17 Mar
3:11

Israeli Court Orders Closure of Gate of Mercy; Arab Leaders Condemn Decision

In the latest escalation against the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the third holiest site in Islam, an Israeli court ruled Sunday that the Gate of Mercy (Bab al-Rahma) prayer area in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound would be closed for at least sixty days. This comes after two weeks […]

17 Mar
10:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Saleh Adel Bani Gharra and Ahmad Ibrahim Abu Ragha, after stopping them at a roadblock, east of Jenin. They added that […]

17 Mar
9:23

Army Abducts Fateh Secretary In Jerusalem, Teen In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, the secretary of Fateh Movement in occupied East Jerusalem, and a Palestinian teen in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the West Bank. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Fateh Movement’s secretary in the city, […]

17 Mar
6:45

6 Palestinians Slain, 6 More Injured in New Zealand Shooting

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates declared, on Saturday, through the Palestinian embassy in Australia’s contact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand, although not officially, that six Palestinians were killed and six others  injured in the mass shooting targeting two mosques in Christchurch City, New […]

17 Mar
6:39

Remembering Rachel Corrie

03/16/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine Today marks the sixteenth anniversary since the passing of ISM activist Rachel Corrie. She was 23 at the time of her passing. Rachel was tragically crushed to death under the front blade of an Israeli military Caterpillar bulldozer near Rafah, in the southern […]

17 Mar
6:31

Malki Condemns Bullying and Intimidation of the ICC

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki, today, criticized attempts by the United States administration to bully and intimidate the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) and obstruct justice. “Today, the Secretary of State of the United States, acting on a threat delivered in September by US National Security Adviser John Bolton, stated […]

16 Mar
6:37

PA Slams US for Dropping “Occupation Status” of Palestine

The Palestinian Authority (PA), this week, slammed the United States for dropping the status of occupation for the Palestinian territories and the Golan Heights of Syria. Nabil Abu Rudeineh, PA presidential spokesman, said in an official statement that “the US decision is a continuation of the U.S. anti-Palestinian approach and […]

16 Mar
6:28

Rights Group Condemns Repression of Gaza Protests

For the second day in arrow, hundreds of Gazans took to the streets today demanding better economic conditions and protesting rise in taxes. Protests were reported in the north, center and south of the Gaza Strip against tax hikes and high cost of living, and for the second day in […]

15 Mar
12:22

Israeli Police Abducts A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli police officers abducted, on Friday before noon, a Palestinian teenage boy, from the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and took him to an interrogation facility. Media sources said the soldiers detained the teen, identified as Ahmad Mustafa, while walking on Nablus Road, in Jerusalem, for […]

15 Mar
12:08

Palestinian Resistance Groups in Gaza All Deny Firing Shells Toward Israel

After two nights of wide-scale bombardment of the Gaza Strip by Israeli forces in which dozens of bombs were dropped on the crowded coastal enclave, someone in Gaza apparently attempted to retaliate Thursday night by firing several shells toward Israel. But the Palestinian  resistance groups in Gaza, usually quick to […]

15 Mar
10:44

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a Palestinian nonviolent activist, from his home in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, for calling for a marathon in the occupied city. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Abu al-Hummus and took him to an interrogation facility in […]

15 Mar
9:02

Israeli Missiles Injure Four, Including A Husband And His Wife, In Gaza

The Israeli army has announced it fired missiles against 100 targets in several parts of the Gaza Strip, in a serious violation that led to excessive property damage, and despite military claims of “targeting Hamas sites,” a husband and his wife were among four Palestinians injured. The Al-Quds brigades, the […]

15 Mar
7:50

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 13 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 07 – 13 March, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian civilian was killed and 3 others, including a child, succumbed to their wounds. […]

15 Mar
7:37

Israeli Warplanes Attack Gaza

Israeli aircraft launched, on Thursday, at midnight, a series of raids on various targets in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian local agencies reported that Israeli warplanes bombed 7 different locations including the Naval site in the northern Gaza Strip, the Al-Baydar Site off the Gaza shore, and the Badr site in […]

15 Mar
7:27

Japanese Assistance to Palestine Amounts to $33 Million

The Government of Japan has contributed new assistance, for 2019, in the amount of $32,983,034, to the Palestinian people, for projects to be carried out through mainly United Nations organizations and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), on Thursday. According to a press statement by the Representative Office of Japan to Palestine, […]

15 Mar
7:12

150 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist settlers, on Thursday morning, stormed Al Aqsa Mosque from the Moroccan Gate, under heavy police escort, following calls from extremist settler organizations to enter it. Sources in the mosque confirmed that 150 settlers stormed the compound and organized tours in its yards. Meanwhile, Israeli forces stationed themselves […]

15 Mar
7:02

Ashrawi: US Human Rights Report Meant to Whitewash Israeli Occupation

The US Human Right Report is intended to whitewash the Israeli occupation and excuse human rights violations against the Palestinian people, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said today. “After the release of the so-called Human Rights Report, by the US State […]

15 Mar
12:45

PCHR Condemns Gaza Security Services’ Attacks against Peaceful Protests

Date: 14 March 2019 – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the security services’ dispersal of the peaceful protests organized in several areas in the Gaza Strip upon calls by the “Youth Movement” to improve living conditions as  the security services attacked the protestors by beating and […]

14 Mar
1:11

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including six students of Birzeit University, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in addition to four Palestinians, who were taken prisoner, on Wednesday evening, The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded […]

14 Mar
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Conduct Military Drills, In Jenin

March 14, 2019 12:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a young man, and conducted military drills on Palestinian lands in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Rami Jamal Yassin, after invading and ransacking his home in Deir […]

14 Mar
12:10

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including Aqsa Mosque Guard, in Jerusalem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a civilian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem, and in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said dozens of soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the city, […]

14 Mar
11:07

Israeli Police Assault Muslim Worshipers, Close Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police on Tuesday assaulted and harassed Muslim worshipers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, using the pretext of a fire in the compound as the excuse for their invasion of the holy site, according to  Palestinian News Agency Wafa. A fire was discovered in one of the police stations in […]

14 Mar
10:09

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Doha […]

14 Mar
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Gaza Fence

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, five Palestinians near the perimeter fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in sniper posts and sand hills, abducted five residents, who were on Palestinian lands close to the fence. The soldiers frequently open […]

14 Mar
8:19

Settlers Assault Farmers in Burin

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers, on Monday afternoon, attacked Palestinian farmers in Burin town, to the south of Nablus, as they were working their lands. Burin mayor Yahiya Qadous said that more than 25 settlers, from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar, brutalized a group of farmers as they were […]

14 Mar
7:58

Israeli Forces Seal Passage near Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli forces sealed off the Wadi al-Hasin area, east of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, on Wednesday afternoon. Human rights activists Jamal Sueifan reported that Israeli soldiers sealed off the northern and western entrances of the area to locals. Residents called upon human […]

14 Mar
7:47

Broken Promises – Doves and Bullets Fly during Kafr Qaddoum Demonstration

03/01/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team Peaceful weekly demonstrations have been happening in Kafr Qaddoum since 2011, in response to the closure of a historical road by the Israeli Defense Forces in 2002. Kafr Qaddoum has been denied access to this road for over almost two decades now, […]

14 Mar
7:38

700 More Settlements Housing Units Planned for West Bank

The Israeli occupation’s Ministry of Construction and housing is to offer, during the coming period, hundreds of housing units for sale, in a number of the settlements of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, Yedioth Ahronoth Israeli newspaper reported.   It added, according to Al Ray, that about 700 units […]

14 Mar
7:30

Israeli Forces Destroy Two Homes in Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers demolished two Palestinian-owned homes in the area of al-Qubbeh, to the south of Jerusalem. Eyad Edi’es, a homeowner, told WAFA that staff from the so-called Israeli “Civil Administration” escorted a bulldozer into the area and demolished the two homes without a prior notice. He noted that the homes […]

13 Mar
12:08

Army Demolishes A Barn And An Agricultural Shed In Beit Jala

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the city of Beit Jala, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a barn and an agricultural shed. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Wadi al-Makhrour area, west of Beit Jala, and demolished a 120 square/meter barn, in addition to an agricultural shed. […]

13 Mar
12:00

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty-nine Palestinians, including an elected legislator, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, and installed […]

13 Mar
10:09

Army Injures Several Children In Hebron

March 13, 2019 10:09 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the southern area of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired gas bombs at schoolchildren heading to their educational facility. Media sources said the soldiers fired many gas bombs at students of Hebron Preparatory School for Boys, causing many to […]

13 Mar
9:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from the al-Isawiya town and the al-Judeira village, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, and abducted Majd Ali Ata, Khaled Abu Ghosh, Wasim Dari and Saleh Abu Assab. Another Palestinian, […]

13 Mar
8:54

Army Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men from Tulkarem governorate in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Several armored military jeeps invaded Tulkarem city, before the soldiers searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Ali Odah. The soldiers also invaded Nur Shams […]

13 Mar
8:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jenin

March 13, 2019 8:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six young Palestinian men in Jenin city, and Jenin refugee camp, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in Jenin city, before […]

13 Mar
1:13

Army Abducts A Teen In Jenin Refugee Camp

March 13, 2019 1:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy from Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Luay Mohammad Natour, 17, after detaining and interrogating his father for several hours at a military base near Jenin. The father remained […]

13 Mar
12:57

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian, Injure 40, In Salfit

March 13, 2019 12:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the central West Bank city of Salfit, and fired dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasion, killing a young man, and wounding more than 40 others. Media sources said the soldiers shot and killed Mohammad Jamil Shahin, 23, […]

12 Mar
2:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Hebron

March 12, 2019 2:32 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, a Palestinian from Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, reportedly after he attempted to stab them. Palestinian sources have confirmed that the slain man as distributing notices from the Sharia Court in the city, when the soldiers shot him. The Palestinian Red […]

12 Mar
1:54

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered On March 1st In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed, Tuesday, that a young man, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, on March 1st, during the Great Return March processions, has died from his wounds. The Health Ministry said the Palestinian, identified as Mousa Mohammad Mousa, […]

12 Mar
1:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Monday at night and on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said its soldiers located three weapons in an area in Nablus, in northern […]

12 Mar
11:32

Israeli Colonists Seal Door of Mosque in East Jerusalem

An unknown group of illegal Israeli colonists were spotted sealing shut the entrance to a Palestinian Mosque Monday with an unknown adhesive. The colonists sealed the entrance to the Sheikh Makki Mosque, in the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Maan News Agency. The person responsible for opening and […]

12 Mar
11:11

Palestinian Family Ordered Out of Their Home For Israeli Colonists

A Palestinian family from occupied East Jerusalem was notified on Monday that their home will be awarded to illegal Israeli colonialist settlers. According to a statement by Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), an Israeli court informed Mariam Abu Zuweir that she and her children must leave their home by […]

12 Mar
10:07

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a former political prisoner from Doura town, southwest of Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and installed many roadblocks in several parts of the governorate. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the […]

12 Mar
9:23

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Including A Child, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and undercover officers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a young man and a Palestinian child, from at-Tour neighborhood in Jerusalem, and the al-‘Ezariyya town southeast of the city. Media sources said the soldiers attacked a child, identified as Ahmad Abed Abu Ghannam, 15, near his home in the […]

12 Mar
8:34

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate An Agricultural Mobile Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated an agricultural mobile home, used by a local Palestinian farmer. Several army jeeps invaded the al-Thaher area, at the entrance of al-Walaja, and confiscated the mobile home, owned by Walid Abu Ali. Media […]

12 Mar
12:08

Army Shoots A Palestinian In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a young man. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the young man with a live round in the leg, before he was rushed to a hospital for treatment. […]

11 Mar
10:55

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kobar, Shoot Two Palestinians

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Monday, the village of Kobar, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot two Palestinian protesters. Media sources said dozens of heavily armored soldiers invaded the village, and stormed many neighborhoods, before Palestinian youngsters protested the invasion, and hurled stones at the […]

11 Mar
11:56

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians, Bars Woman From Visiting Detained Sons

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, ten Palestinians in the West Bank, including an employee of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, in occupied Jerusalem, and issued orders denying a Palestinian woman the right to visit with her detained sons. The PPS office in Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, said the […]

11 Mar
9:24

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at night, many Palestinian cars near the former Homesh colony, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the Israeli […]

11 Mar
8:57

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Monday, Palestinian fishing boats in the Waha Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted two fishermen. Media sources said the navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, in addition to using water cannons, and surrounded one boat before abducting […]

11 Mar
8:52

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In February

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Monday morning, from serious wounds he suffered by Israeli army fire, on February 22, 2019. The Health Ministry stated that the young man, Bassam Sami Othman Safi, 22, was shot with a high-velocity […]

11 Mar
5:50

Israeli Forces Invade Al-Biereh, Abduct Two Children

Israeli forces invaded al-Biereh City, east of the occupied central West Bank City of Ramallah, on Saturday evening, and assaulted Palestinian youth. Soldiers attacked al-Biereh City, shooting rubber-coated steel bullets, and tear-gas bombs, locals told Ma’an News Agency, apparently directing their aim at the Palestinian youth. The occupation forces observed 2 […]

11 Mar
5:43

Two Palestinian Families Homeless After Israel Orders Homes Demolished

The Israeli municipality ordered 2 Palestinian families to demolish their own homes on Saturday – one in the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood, and the other in Silwan neighborhood, both in occupied East Jerusalem. Ali Jaabis, one of the 8 members of the Palestinian family, from Jabal al-Mukabbir, newly homeless, described Israel’s […]

11 Mar
5:31

Foreign Ministry: UN Agency Not Affected by US Aid Cut

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has says that the U.S. decision to stop financial aid, to a UN agency which supports Palestinian refugees, has not affected its works. “Thanks to the contributions of many countries led by Turkey, UNRWA [United Nations Relief and Works Agency ] continues its services,” al-Maliki […]

11 Mar
5:24

Japan Contributes $7 Million More to UNRWA

The Government of Japan contributed an additional $7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), on Sunday. UNRWA said, in a statement, that from Japan’s contribution, $4.5 million will enable the agency to continue providing health care for Palestine refugees […]

11 Mar
5:17

Prayers End with Tear Gas in Ras Karkar

03/08/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team This Friday, the inhabitants of the villages around Mount al-Risan — where an outpost has been established by illegal settlers on Palestinian land — gathered for a day of peaceful protest and prayer. As soon as the religious ritual ended, the military […]

11 Mar
5:09

Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque under Police Protection

Dozens of Israeli settlers again stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, guarded by Israeli security forces, on Sunday. Local sources reported, according to Al Ray, that Israeli settlers and students of Talmudic rituals broke into the holy site in groups, under heavy protection by Israeli police. Earlier on Saturday, an Israeli police […]

11 Mar
5:00

PA to Pay 50 Percent of Monthly Payroll due to Israeli Tax Move

Minister of Finance, Shukri Bishara, said on Sunday that the government will be paying only 50 percent of the monthly payroll of the Palestinian civil servants for February 2019, in the aftermath of the crisis resulting from Israel’s withholding of the tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian […]

11 Mar
4:55

South Africa to Downgrade Israel Embassy Status

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his country is planning to downgrade the status of its embassy in the occupied territories, in response to Israel’s violation of Palestinians’ rights. Speaking to the parliament in Cape Town, Ramaphosa said South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu was working on […]

10 Mar
11:27

Israeli Army Shoots A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, On Sunday evening, the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and shot one Palestinian during a protest. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the an-Nashash and Abu Sood areas in al-Khader, before stopping and searching many Palestinians and cars. Several Palestinians protested […]

10 Mar
11:07

Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Al-Aqsa In Jerusalem, Young Man Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian children while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and a young man from Sielet al-Harithiya town, west of Jenin in northern West Bank. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers stopped two children from the al-‘Isawiya town in the city, […]

10 Mar
10:23

Illegal Colonists Bulldoze Palestinian Lands Near Nablus, Unleash Dogs On Shepherds Near Tubas

On Sunday, a group of illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of city of Nablus, bulldozed large areas of Palestinian lands, while another group of colonists unleashed their dogs on Palestinian shepherds near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Ghassan […]

10 Mar
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Trees, Demolish A Coop, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, a Palestinian land near the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, uprooted dozens of trees, and demolished a chicken coop. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers, and employees of the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the executive branch of […]

10 Mar
12:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank, Two In Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and two fishermen in Gaza territorial waters in the besieged coastal region. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched many homes in Bethlehem, and […]

10 Mar
11:04

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. Media sources in Hebron said several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, and abducted Yazan […]

10 Mar
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, driving through a military block on Road #90 in the Jordan Valley area, near Jericho in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said army informed the Palestinian District Coordination Office that the young man, Salama Salah Ka’abna, 22, was […]

10 Mar
9:15

Hundreds Attend Funerals of Two Slain Palestinian Youth

Two Palestinian youth, both shot dead by Israeli forces, were laid to rest Saturday – one in the Gaza Strip and one in the West Bank. Hundreds of people attended each funeral, according to the Wafa Palestinian News Agency. The young girl Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, was shot dead with […]

10 Mar
8:27

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, late on Saturday at night, many missiles targeting sites run by armed resistance groups in several parts of the Gaza Strip, after the army alleged that a balloon, carrying an anti-tank shell, was flown from Gaza. Palestinian media sources said the Israeli Air Force fired […]

10 Mar
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence, east of al-Boreij, fired many live rounds at Palestinians, on their lands, moderately wounding the young man. They added that […]

09 Mar
11:20

Army Abducts Palestinians, Fires Concussion Grenades At Cars, Near Hebron

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Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man and confiscated his motorcycle, in addition to firing concussion grenades at several cars at a sudden military roadblock, in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Rafat Taleb Darwish, 20, after stopping him at a […]

09 Mar
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Detain Palestinians Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Saturday, four Palestinians shepherds, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, after illegal colonialist settlers assaulted them, and tried to force them out of the area. Omar Fuqaha, the field coordinator of Tubas Governorate, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers detained four […]

09 Mar
10:32

Two Palestinian Families Forced by Israeli Authority to Demolish Their Homes

Fifteen Palestinians were made homeless Saturday after they demolished their own homes under Israeli orders. Eight members of one family, and seven members of another, had to participate in their own home demolition, or face steep fines or jailtime from Israeli government forces. The Jaabis family, in Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood […]

09 Mar
11:11

Israel Detains 2 Palestinian Children Crossing the Border From Gaza Strip

Two young Palestinian boys were detained by Israeli forces on Friday, after they were caught crossing the border fence, between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip. The boys, who have not yet been identified, were searched, and found to be in possession of three knives, according to Israeli army spokesman, […]

09 Mar
9:37

36 Days After Killing Her, Israeli Army Transfer Corpse Of Child To Her Family

The Israeli Authorities handed, late of Friday evening, the corpse of a Palestinian child to her family, 36 days after killing her and holding her body. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers delivered the corpse of Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, to the Palestinian Red Crescent, before it was sent […]

09 Mar
8:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 February – 06 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 28 February – 06 March, 2019 Israeli forces kill two Palestinian civilians and wound another one, west of Ramallah. Five civilians, including three children, were wounded in different incidents in the West Bank. Israeli […]

09 Mar
8:52

Israeli Army Fires Many Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli air force fired, on Saturday at dawn, several missiles into a few areas, near Gaza city, and in the southern part of the coastal region, causing property damage. Media sources in Gaza said that Israeli F-16 fighter jets fired at least two missiles into a site near the […]