Category Archives: News Report

08 Oct
11:01

Soldiers Abduct An Elderly Man In Hebron

October 8, 2019 11:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, an elderly Palestinian man in Farsh al-Hawa neighborhood, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and violently searched the home of Badran Bader Jaber, 72, causing damage, and abducted him. They added that the soldiers […]

08 Oct
9:46

PCHR sends an urgent appeal concerning the situation of Palestinian Detainee Samer al-Arabid to the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the OPT and the Special Rapporteur on Torture

October 8, 2019 9:46 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights: On 8 October 2019, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) sent an urgent appeal to the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Mr. Michael Lynk, and UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, […]

08 Oct
10:58

Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Nablus Governorate, in northern West Bank, and abducted five […]

08 Oct
10:15

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Tulkarem

October 8, 2019 10:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man at the electronic gate, which was installed by the soldiers near Zeita village, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot Abdul-Salam Khalil Kittana, 25, from Nazlet Issa village, north of Tulkarem, while […]

08 Oct
8:47

Army Abducts Father And Son, Two Siblings, In Hebron

October 8, 2019 8:47 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a Palestinian father and his son, in addition to two siblings, from their homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron city, Mohammad Atiya Banat and his son Jamal. They added […]

07 Oct
11:00

Soldiers Invade Archeological Site In Sebastia, Threaten To Demolish Rehabilitation Work

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Monday, the Archeological sites’ area in the al-Bayader area in Sebastia Palestinian own, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and threatened to demolish the structures and all rehabilitation work conducted by the Local Council. Mohammad Azem, the Mayor of Sebastia, said the […]

07 Oct
10:21

Soldiers Abduct Disabled Young Man In Qalqilia

October 7, 2019 10:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a physically disabled young Palestinian man from his home in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Qalqilia said the soldiers invaded and violently searched the home of Islam Ali Nofal, in Qalqilia city, and abducted him. […]

07 Oct
3:47

Eight Israeli Violations against Palestinian Journalists in September

Israeli authorities committed eight violations against Palestinian journalists, in September, a WAFA report said today, according to Days of Palestine. It said, in its monthly report on Israeli treatment of Palestinian journalists and media, that six journalists were injured from rubber-coated metal bullets, tear gas inhalation or beatings by Israeli […]

07 Oct
3:37

Israel Considers Withdrawing Residency of BDS Co-founder Omar al-Barghouti

Israeli Minister of Interior Arye Deri has ordered the so-called “Population and Immigration Authority” to prepare a legal opinion so as to revoke the residency status of the co-founder of the ‘Boycott-Divestment-Sactions’ (BDS) movement Omar al-Barghouti, for breach of trust. In recent years, the Israeli government has been fighting Omar […]

07 Oct
3:19

West Bank Colonization Measures a Prelude to New Settlement Activity

Israeli forces bulldozed around 30 dunams of Palestinian lands, in an area adjacent to the illegal Israeli settlement of Kharsina, to the east of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, as a prelude to the construction of a new settlement outpost, there, said a local activist. Abd al-Hadi Hantash, […]

07 Oct
3:05

PA to Again Accept Israeli Tax Collection

After months of having refused tax money collected by Israel, on behalf of the Palestinian state, the financially starved PA has decided to once again start accepting the funds. The PA’s unwillingness to receive the specific tax income is based on a dispute over stipends paid to the families of […]

07 Oct
10:29

Army Invades A Cultural Center In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Monday, Handala Cultural Center in Safa village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Mahmoud Karaja, a local activist with the Cultural Center said many soldiers invaded it, and violently searched it causing excessive damage. He added that the soldiers confiscated various documents and […]

07 Oct
9:21

Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday at dawn, five young Palestinian men, including a journalist, during protests that erupted after the army accompanied dozens of illegal colonialist settlers into Joseph’s Tomb, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said Palestinians protested the invasion into the site, and its […]

07 Oct
8:44

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, causing property damage, and questioned […]

07 Oct
1:09

Israeli Soldiers Invade Augusta Victoria Hospital In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers stormed, on Sunday evening, Augusta Victoria Hospital, in the at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and searched the cancer ward of the medical facility, terrorizing many patients while reportedly “looking for weapons.” The WAFA Palestinian News Agency the soldiers invaded the patients’ rooms, and various […]

07 Oct
12:34

Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike, On of Them Enters 85th day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Sunday, that six Palestinian detainees, including one woman, held by Israel under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with hunger strikes; one of them started the strike 85 days ago. The PPS stated that Ahmad Ghannam, 42, from […]

06 Oct
11:44

Army Abducts A Palestinian After Interrogating Him And His Brother In Jerusalem

October 6, 2019 11:44 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man from occupied East Jerusalem, after interrogating him and his brother at a detention center in the city. Local nonviolent activist Saleh Shouka said the soldiers summoned Mohammad Mojahed Abu Roumi, 23, and his brother, Hakam, 32, for interrogation, and abducted Mohammad. The […]

06 Oct
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 10 Palestinians, Including A Child, In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, ten Palestinians including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and confiscated surveillance recordings and equipment in Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and […]

06 Oct
10:42

Israel To Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

October 6, 2019 10:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Abu Hmeid family, living in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, was informed by the Israeli army that their home will be demolished within the coming week. Latifa Abu Hmeid told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that a military commander called her and […]

06 Oct
8:17

WAFA: “Fanatic settlers slash tires, spray racist graffiti near Salfit”

Salfit, Sunday, October 06, 2019 (WAFA) – Extremist Israeli settlers slashed, on Saturday at night, the tires of 13 Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray-painted racist slogans in the village of Qira, to the north of the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, according to local sources. Aisha Nimr, head of the […]

06 Oct
5:10

Dr. Hilla Dayan: Israel’s Benny Gantz Faces Dutch War Crimes Case

Ismail Ziada, a Dutch Palestinian who lost six family members when Israel bombarded his home in Gaza, is taking Benny Gantz, the leader of Israel’s Blue and White Party, to court for killing his family. Professor Hilla Dayan, who observed the proceedings, discusses the case and its impact on Israeli […]

06 Oct
9:47

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 Sep. – 02 Oct. 2019)

Summary                                   During the reporting period, PCHR documented 129 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli forces and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. Under the Israeli violations of the right to life and bodily integrity, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and […]

06 Oct
9:41

Sheikh Najeh Bukairat Kidnapped from Jerusalem

Israeli occupation police, on Thursday evening, kidnaped Sheikh Najeh Bukairat, deputy head of the Islamic Awqaf Authority in Jerusalem, from a hotel, during his participation in a cultural event. According to local sources, police forces stormed Addar Hotel, in occupied Jerusalem, and rounded up Sheikh Bukairat with another individual named […]

06 Oct
9:15

UN Urged to Recognize Israeli War Crimes

The Foreign Minister for the Palestinian Authority, Riyad Malki, has called upon United Nations special rapporteurs to expose Israeli crimes committed against Palestinians, especially in the wake of the severe torture of prisoner Samer al-Arbeed, who has been taken to a hospital in a critical condition. In letters sent to […]

05 Oct
9:27

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians, Causes Fire In A Home, Near Qalqilia

October 5, 2019 9:27 PM IMEMC News News Report 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, at least twenty Palestinians in Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and caused a fire in one home. Media sources in Azzoun said several army jeeps invaded the town and fired a barrage of gas bombs and concussion grenades […]

05 Oct
9:02

Soldiers Injure A Palestinian Near Jenin

October 5, 2019 9:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, a young Palestinian man near Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers invaded an area near Ya’bad town, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, at the young man while chasing him. They added that the young man, identified […]

05 Oct
8:14

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters Near Ofar Prison

Israeli soldiers resorted, Saturday, to the excessive use of force against nonviolent protesters marching near Ofar prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, to express solidarity with hunger-striking detainees. The procession started from Birzeit University, after being organized by various student blocks, and was attended by dozens […]

05 Oct
7:46

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, three young Palestinian men in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned for interrogation, one Palestinian from Silwan town. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers abducted Bassel Aziz Obeid, 21, while standing in front of his home […]

05 Oct
6:58

Army Closes The Main Entrance Of Beit Ummar Town

October 5, 2019 6:58 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, Saturday, the main entrance road of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Local activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers closed the main road entering Beit Ummar, and prevented the Palestinians and their vehicles from entering or leaving it from that area. […]

05 Oct
3:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

October 5, 2019 3:56 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Mohammad Abdul-Aziz al-Jamal, after storming his home and ransacking it, and took him to n unknown destination. The soldiers also […]

05 Oct
12:03

Miles Of Smiles Aid Convoy Arrives In Gaza

Essam Yousef, the head of the “Miles Of Smiles” convoys in the Gaza Strip, has reported, Friday, that “Miles Of Smiles” has made it into the besieged coastal region, carrying essential medical equipment and vehicles for transporting persons with physical challenges. Yousef said the convoy carried six ambulances, 10 buses […]

04 Oct
11:12

Israeli Forces Kill One Palestinian Protester, Injure 57 in Gaza Friday

Israeli forces attacked non-violent protesters in different parts of the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing one Palestinian and wounding 57, including 18 who were shot with live ammunition. The Palestinian protest organizers called this Friday’s March of Return the “Friday of 78 Children”, in honor of the 78 children killed […]

04 Oct
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, abduct One, In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured several Palestinians, in addition to abducting one. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar, and attacked Palestinians protesting the […]

04 Oct
8:54

Israel To Release 1.8 Million Of Held Palestinian Money

Following a Thursday meeting between the Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and his Palestinian counterpart Hussein Sheikh, the former stated that Israel will be transferring 1.8 Billion Shekels from the Palestinian tax money Israel has been withholding and refusing to transfer. Israeli TV Channel 13 said the money is part […]

04 Oct
8:12

Angry Israeli Officer Smacks Fellow Soldiers For Running Away From Palestinian Protesters

An Israeli army officer smacked, Friday, his fellow soldiers for cowering and running away from unarmed Palestinian protesters, who hurled stones at them, after the army invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly procession. Dozens of soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum […]

04 Oct
7:38

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three, Including An Israeli Activist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, two Palestinians and one Israeli peace activist, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, after the army attacked the weekly procession. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said several army jeeps invaded the town after the procession started, and added […]

04 Oct
6:45

South African Amabassador: UN Did Not Implement Any Of Its Resolutions On Palestine

South Africa’s ambassador to the UN, Jerry Matjila, has criticized the UN for not implementing any of its 72 resolutions which it has adopted on Palestine, since 1948. Matjila, president of the Security Council for the month of October, made his remarks to al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper about the international community’s […]

04 Oct
6:41

BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Granted UK Visa after Unexplained Delay

October 1, 2019 / Palestine Solidarity Campaign / UK Following an unexplained, abnormal delay in his visa application, which prevented him from travelling to the UK to speak at the Labour Party Conference fringe, BDS movement co-founder has had his visa granted by the British government. Omar Barghouti, Palestinian co-founder […]

04 Oct
6:08

Activists Protest Facebook Policy against Palestinian Content

Palestinian activists and journalists, on Wednesday, in cooperation with Sada social center, have launched a campaign against Facebook administration’s violations against Palestinian content. The campaign denounced, in a statement, a policy of double standards adopted by the administration of the site.” At the time [in which] the violations against the […]

04 Oct
5:35

UNOCHA: Israeli Forces Demolish 12 Structures in Two Weeks

In the past two weeks alone, Israeli authorities demolished or seized 12 Palestinian-owned structures in Area C of the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said yesterday. In its Protection of Civilians Report, covering the period of 17 […]

04 Oct
5:10

Russian Foreign Ministry: Israeli Airstrikes on Syria Leading to Escalation in Tensions

Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, has lashed out at the Israeli regime for launching intermittent airstrikes on the Syrian territory, noting that such strikes only lead to further escalation of tensions in the region. Lavrov made the remarks in an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, which was published on Thursday. “Regarding […]

03 Oct
4:55

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Three Siblings Near Ramallah

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, Thursday, into the Palestinian town of Kobar, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped three siblings from their home. Media sources said the undercover soldiers, driving a car with civilian license plates, kidnapped the three siblings, identified as Qasam, Nassim and Asseel […]

03 Oct
4:34

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Mother To 18 Months In Prison

October 3, 2019 4:34 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian mother of four children, between the ages of three years and eight months, to eighteen months in prison, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the woman, identified as Rawan Mohammad Samhan, is from the ath-Thaheriyya town, southwest of the southern […]

03 Oct
2:35

Army Injures Cameraman, Abducts Five Palestinians, In Ramallah

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the at-Tira neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a cameraman working for Palestine TV, in addition to abducting four Palestinians in the neighborhood, and nearby villages. The Palestinian TV has reported that the soldiers invaded the […]

03 Oct
2:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Qalqilia and Jenin, after the army invaded and searched many homes. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, interrogated many Palestinians while […]

03 Oct
12:19

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Home In Hebron

October 3, 2019 12:19 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, an under-construction home in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Wad ash-Sheikh area, near the Jerusalem-Hebron Road, in Beit Ummar town, and demolished the property which belongs to Ali Mohammad al-‘Allami. Media sources in […]

03 Oct
9:24

Demining Baptismal site completed, says PMAC

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, October 02, 2019 (WAFA) – The Palestinian Mine Action Center (PMAC) announced the completion of phase one of clearing the Baptismal site, known as al-Maghtas, on the West Bank side of the River Jordan of landmines. It said in a statement that demining al-Maghtas was done in cooperation […]

03 Oct
5:07

Abbas Congratulates Rivlin on the Jewish New Year

PA President Mahmoud Abbas today called his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, to congratulate him on the Jewish New Year. During the call, they exchanged views on the latest developments in the Palestinian-Israeli relationship, and the two presidents expressed their hope to achieve peace between Palestinians and Israelis as soon as […]

03 Oct
4:46

Netanyahu’s Pre-Indictment Hearings to Last Four Days

Starting today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received the opportunity to defend himself against a series of severe accusations of fraud, breach in trust and bribery that have been following him for the last couple of years. PNN reports that the pre-indictment hearings, which will last four days in […]

03 Oct
4:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Beit Ummar

October 3, 2019 4:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, two young Palestinian men from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock on the bypass road near Gush Etzion colonialist block, north of Hebron, before stopping and searching many Palestinian cars. They […]

03 Oct
12:09

Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Child with Car

On Tuesday evening, an Israeli settler ran over 10-year-old Khadija Murad Tanouh, at the Al-Fardis junction east of Bethlehem, severely wounding the child. Local sources reported that the child was taken to a hospital in occupied Jerusalem in an Israeli ambulance. This followed the arrival of Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

02 Oct
2:56

Illegal Israeli Colonists Assault Three Child Siblings In Hebron

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Wednesday, three children in front of their home, near the illegal Ramat Yishai colony which was installed on Palestinian lands and property in Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Eyewitnesses said the colonists surrounded the […]

02 Oct
2:37

Amnesty International: “Legally-sanctioned torture of Palestinian detainee left him in critical condition”

Amnesty International: The legally-sanctioned torture of a Palestinian detainee during interrogation by officers from Shin Bet, Israel’s Security Agency, further exposes the complicity of Israel’s authorities, including its judiciary, in the systematic violation of the human right to be free from torture, said Amnesty International today. Samir Arbeed was arrested […]

02 Oct
2:28

Army Confiscates Agricultural Machinery Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, southwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated agricultural equipment and machines. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers surrounded Palestinian lands in the al-Masnshiya village, and confiscated the Palestinian equipment and machines. They added that the soldiers ordered the Palestinians to stop the […]

02 Oct
1:29

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Four Sheep Pens Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, four sheep pens in the as-Sal’a neighborhood, in Jabal al-Mokabber town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said several army vehicles, including a bulldozer, invaded the neighborhood after surrounded it, and demolished the pens. They added that the demolished structures we installed more than 30 years […]

01 Oct
2:07

Two Detained Palestinian Teens Receive Administrative Detention Orders

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Tuesday, that an Israeli court issued arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial, against two Palestinian teenage boys, from the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and added that one of them spent the last six months under similar orders and was supposed […]

01 Oct
10:00

Army Invades Home Of A Former Political Prisoner, Confiscate His Car, near Hebron

October 1, 2019 10:00 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Tuesday, Beit Ummar town, North of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into the home of a former political prisoner and confiscated his car. The soldiers stormed the home of Mohammad Ahmad  ‘Aadi, 60, before violently searching and ransacking the property, causing damage. The […]

01 Oct
9:40

Qassam Fighter Accidentally Killed In Gaza

The al-Bassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was accidentally killed, Monday, in southern Gaza. The Brigades stated that Mohammad Ayman al-Qarra, from Khan Younis, was accidentally killed due to a malfunction is his weapon, aparently while cleaning it. It is worth […]

01 Oct
6:04

Palestinians Mark 19 Years Since Al-Aqsa Intifada

Back in September of the year 2000, the then-Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon made a provocative visit to Haram al-Sharif, or Temple Mount, in Jerusalem al-Quds, along with hundreds of Israeli forces, in a move widely denounced by Palestinians.   The visit triggered a popular uprising, against Israel, in which […]

01 Oct
5:53

12 Injured in West Bank Car Ramming

October 1, 2019 5:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Nablus, News Report 0

A car ramming incident in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, today, left 12 people wounded, one of them reportedly in serious condition, according to WAFA medical sources and witnesses. A security source said that the incident happened after the driver lost control of this car, leading him to […]

01 Oct
5:23

Settlers Established 18 New Outposts

by Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN The southern areas of Hebron are being subjected to extensive settlement expansion procedures, as Israeli occupation authorities announced the seizure of about 1,500 dunams of populated land planted with olive trees and almonds, located within the borders of the Dura Municipality, to the south of Hebron. […]

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30 Sep
7:03

Malaysian PM to United Nations: “Israel is the Origin of Modern Terrorism”

The creation of Israel by seizing Palestinian land and expelling its 90 per cent Arab population is the root cause of terrorism, the Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in his UN speech. “Since then, wars have been fought in many countries, many related to the creation of […]

30 Sep
3:18

Seven Detainees, Including One Woman, Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Monday, that seven detainees in Israeli prisons, including one woman, are ongoing with hunger strike, protesting being held under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The Committee stated that one of the detainees, identified as Ahmad Abdul-Karim Ghannam, 42, from Doura […]

30 Sep
2:17

Army Abducts Young Man, Issues Orders Forcing Two Women Away From Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man, and issued orders forcing two women away from Al-Aqsa Mosque and its surrounding areas, in occupied Jerusalem, for six months. The soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Hamza Maswada, while walking in an alley in the Old City, and took him […]

30 Sep
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

September 30, 2019 10:56 AM admin Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, seven Palestinian, including a child, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes and buildings, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Waleed Obeid, Waseem Nayef Obeid, and Ayyoub Bahaey […]

29 Sep
11:56

PCHR Holds Israel Responsible for Life of Prisoner Samer al-‘Arbid

September 29, 2019 11:56 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Ref: 107/2019: Date: 29 September 2019: Today morning, 29 September 2019, The Palestinian Prisoner Samer al-‘Arbid was referred to Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem due to the serious deterioration of his health condition while being interrogated by the Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet) in the Mascobiyya Prison in occupied Jerusalem. The […]

29 Sep
5:44

Documents Prove “Creative Community for Peace” is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group “StandWithUs”

by  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) Support is growing for the Palestinian civil society call for a boycott to pressure Israel to respect Palestinian human rights. Artists such as Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Tunde Adebimpe, Peter Gabriel, Lauryn Hill, Talib Kweli, and Mark Ruffalo are taking courageous public […]

29 Sep
5:18

Olive Harvest Stolen by Settlers in Nablus

Israeli settlers, today, attacked Palestinian farmers while working on their own farms, near the village of Deir Sharaf, to the west of Nablus City, in the northern occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA that a group of Israeli […]

29 Sep
5:12

Brutal Torture Used to Interrogate Palestinian Detainee

September 29, 2019 5:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Addameer Association for Prisoner Support and Human Rights, on Sunday, said that prisoner Samer Arbeed was taken to a hospital, in critical condition, as a result of brutal torture which he had been subjected to, in the Mascobiyyeh investigation center, since Wednesday. According to Haaretz newspaper, Shin Bet Israeli […]

29 Sep
1:19

Israeli Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships fired, on Sunday morning, several rounds of live ammunition at Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the besieged coastal region. The Palestinian Fishermen’s Syndicate said the Israeli navy fired live rounds at the Palestinian fishing boats while sailing less […]

29 Sep
11:41

Israel Imposes Siege On West Bank And Gaza To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

The Israeli occupation authorities have imposed a strict siege on the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, starting on Saturday night at midnight and ending on Tuesday night at midnight, during the celebration of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana). All of the border crossings leading to the West […]

29 Sep
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, and other property, across the […]

29 Sep
5:13

Israel Alleges Arresting Palestinians Involved In Killing An Israeli Teen

The Israeli Internal Security Agency has reported that it arrested four Palestinians, allegedly involved in the killing of an Israeli teenage girl in Ein Bonin, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, on August 23, 2019. The agency said the four Palestinians are Samer Mina Salim ‘Arbeed, 44, […]

28 Sep
10:00

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Abu Dis

September 28, 2019 10:00 AM admin Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, late on Friday at night and on Saturday at dawn, several Palestinians, during protests that took place after the army invaded the areas Surrounding Abu Dis University, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town after a few […]

28 Sep
9:31

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Hebron

September 28, 2019 9:31 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, eight Palestinians during invasions targeting the towns of Doura, Deir Samit, Ethna, Sinjer and Surif, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes and interrogated scores of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, […]

28 Sep
6:05

Saudi Arabia Donates $50 Million To UNRWA

The Saudi Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Abdul-Aziz al-‘Assaf, stated on September 26th that his country has donated 50.000.000 US Dollars to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for its 2019 budget. The statement came during his meeting with Pierre KrĂ€henbĂŒhl, the Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Works […]

28 Sep
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians North Of Hebron

September 28, 2019 2:36 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, several Palestinians in the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Mohammad Awad, a local nonviolent activist, said several army jeeps invaded the ath-Thaher area, and attacked many Palestinian protesters. Awad added that the soldiers fired […]

28 Sep
2:13

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding prayers and a nonviolent gathering in the lands of as-Sawahra ash-Sharqiya village, east of occupied Jerusalem, to protest the illegal colonialist outpost which was installed on their lands in the ad-Dibba area. Younis Ja’far, a member of the Local Council, said more […]

28 Sep
1:57

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

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

28 Sep
1:26

On 76th Friday Great March of Return: Palestinian Civilian Killed and 86 Civilians Injured, including 22 children, 4 female paramedics and 5 Male Paramedics

On 76th Friday of Great March of Return, A Palestinian civilian was killed and 86 civilians were injured as a result of the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against the peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border; 22 children, 4 female paramedics, 5 male paramedics and 2 […]

27 Sep
2:50

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 September 2019)

Summary     During the reporting period, PCHR documented 204 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli forces and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. As part of the Israeli violations of the right to life and bodily integrity, Israeli forces wounded 125 Palestinian […]

27 Sep
2:43

2019: Over 415 Human Rights Violations against Palestinian Journalists by Israel

The Israeli government is  deliberately targeting Palestinian journalists in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. The Ministry of Information, on the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian journalists, reported that the number of human rights violations, from the beginning of year 2019 to the end of August 2019, […]

27 Sep
2:31

Shin Bet Bans Gaza Football Team from Travel

Israel’s security agency, Shin Bet, has recommended a ban on travel, holding back a competition over the Palestine Football Cup, between Rafah Services Club and Balata Youth Center, Hebrew channel 12 reported. According to the channel, the final match between the two teams was to be held today, in Nablus, […]

27 Sep
2:02

Ministry of Health Warns of Whitewashing Attempt behind American Hospital Project

The Ministry of Health, today, reiterated its rejection of the establishment an American field hospital in the north of the Gaza Strip, warning of the existence of dubious intentions behind it, while considering it an attempt “to whitewash the Israeli occupation, whose hands are covered with Palestinian blood,” and a […]

27 Sep
1:55

Netanyahu Tasked with Forming New Government

September 27, 2019 1:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

PNN reports that Israeli president Reuven Rivlin has called on premier Benjamin Netanyahu to form the new coalition government within the next six weeks. With a divided Knesset, Netanyahu now faces an uphill battle to secure support from at least 61 of 120 lawmakers. If his attempts fail, Rivlin could […]

26 Sep
1:32

Israeli Army Confiscates 1500 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands, South of Hebron

The Israeli army confiscated, Thursday, at least 1500 Dunams (370.65 Acres) of Palestinian lands, owned by the residents of Doura town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, by reinstating a military order, issued in 1987, regarding the illegal annexation of the lands that were designated as “state-owned […]

26 Sep
12:52

Israel Issues Administrative Detention Order Against A Female Detainee From Jordan

September 26, 2019 12:52 PM admin Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli Authorities issued a five-month Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, against the female detainee from Jordan. The Committee stated that the detainee, identified as Hiba Ahmad al-Lubbadi, 24, is currently held at the al-Maskobiyya detention and interrogation center, in […]

26 Sep
11:42

Israeli Soldiers Invade Several Communities in Ramallah

September 26, 2019 11:42 AM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

A large Israeli military force invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the areas surrounding al-Am’ari refugee camp, al-Quds Street in al-Biereh city, and Kobar town north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded al-Quds Street before storming and ransacking many homes, and residential buildings, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians […]

Israeli troops in night raid (archive image)
26 Sep
10:29

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Qalqilia, Ramallah, And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Ramallah and Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, said many army jeeps invaded Azzoun town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted Ekrima Ayyoub Zamari, […]

26 Sep
5:41

Agreement Reached Between Hunger Striking Detainees And Israeli Prison Authority

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that an agreement was reached between the hunger-striking detainees and the Israeli Prison Authority after more than a hundred detainees started the strike more fifteen days earlier. The Committee stated that the implementation of the agreement will start on Thursday morning, which includes […]

26 Sep
5:15

Israeli Police Detain Ten Palestinians In Shefa-‘Amr

September 26, 2019 5:15 AM admin Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli police officers detained, Wednesday, at least ten Palestinians in Shefa-‘Amr city, about 13 kilometers from Haifa, during protests that erupted after the Israeli Authorities demolished three homes in 24 hours, allegedly for being built without permits. Dozens of police officers surrounded the city and prevented the residents from leaving […]

25 Sep
6:07

Update: 140 Palestinian Detainees on Hunger Strike for 14th Day

September 25, 2019 6:07 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Asra Media Office stated that 140 Palestinian detainees being held in Israeli jails continue in their open-ended hunger strike, today. The office pointed out, on Monday morning, that the detainees are continuing their strike in opposition to the installation of the cancer-causing jamming devices in their cells for the 14th […]

25 Sep
5:55

Police Close Silwan Shop for Hiring Palestinian Help

September 25, 2019 5:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli police, today, ordered a Palestinian butchery located in East Jerusalem to shut down for 15 days, for hiring Palestinian help, according to the shop owner Fadi Zahdeh. He told WAFA that police raided his shop in Silwan, took him to their station where he was questioned about hiring a […]

25 Sep
5:49

Dichter Storms Al-Aqsa Courtyards Under Heavy Guard

Former Israeli Minister of Internal Security and Shin Bet director Avi Dichter, on Wednesday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque under strict guard of Israeli occupation police. PNN sources confirmed that Dichter, accompanied by a group of settlers and guarded by occupation forces stormed Al-Aqsa and made several provocative […]

25 Sep
1:45

Soldiers Demolish A Shed, Agricultural Structure, Near Salfit

September 25, 2019 1:45 PM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a shed and an agricultural structure in Deir Ballout town, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit. The soldiers surrounded the entire area before invading it and demolished the two structures without prior notice. Salfit Governor, Lieutenant Dr. Abdullah Kamil, denounced the ongoing and […]

25 Sep
1:30

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Home Near Hebron

September 25, 2019 1:30 PM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday afternoon, an under-construction home in the al-Hijra village, at the southern entrance of Doura city, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps and bulldozers, invaded the village and demolished the two-story property of 250 […]

25 Sep
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Ramallah

September 25, 2019 1:01 PM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday before noon, several Palestinians in Batn al-Hawa neighborhood, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after invading it and surrounding a residential building. Media sources said the invasion was carried out by at least twenty military vehicles before the soldiers surrounded the residential building. […]

25 Sep
11:42

Israel Transfers Five Hunger Striking Detainees From Ramon To Solitary In Tzalmon

September 25, 2019 11:42 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that the Israeli Prison Authority transferred five hunger-striking detainees from Ramon prison to solitary confinement in Tzlamon prison, which is usually used to house Israelis held on criminal charges. The Committee stated that the four detainees are among more than 100 other political […]

25 Sep
10:15

Israeli Soldiers Remove Protest Tent In Sawahra Town

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the Sawahra town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and removed a protest tent, which was installed by locals and international peace activists, to protest the establishment of a new illegal colonialist outpost in the al-Mintar Mountain, east of the town. Eyewitnesses told the WAFA News Agency […]

Fadi al-Hadmi
25 Sep
9:59

Army Abducts Jerusalem Affairs Minister, Summons Governor For Interrogation

September 25, 2019 9:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, the Palestinian Authority’s Jerusalem Affairs Minister Fadi al-Hadmi, after invading and searching his home in the Suwwana neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned Jerusalem Governor, Adnan Gheith, for interrogation. The head of the Public Relations Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Jerusalem […]