Category Archives: News Report

02 Feb
8:43

Euromed: Peace Plan Strips Palestinians of Their Rights and Protects Israel From Accountability

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor followed the US President Donald Trump’s announcement of a plan to solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict entitled “Peace for Prosperity” which was celebrated by Israel and rejected by the Palestinians. The Geneva-based Euro-Med Monitor highlighted in a press statement, on Wednesday, the American plan, which calls […]

02 Feb
4:34

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including Father And Son, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including two children, in addition to a father and his son, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across […]

02 Feb
3:33

Soldiers Shoot A Journalist In Hebron

February 2, 2020 3:33 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Sunday, dozens of Palestinian protesters with live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades, wounding one journalist in the head, and causing many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers attacked dozens of […]

02 Feb
3:18

Soldiers Detain Schoolchildren, Collect Fingerprints

February 2, 2020 3:18 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers detained, Sunday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and collected their fingerprints. Morad Abu Mfarreh, a teacher at Teqoua’ Secondary School in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, said the soldiers collected the fingerprints of the children using a mobile device. Abu […]

02 Feb
1:17

UN Expert Says US Deal “a One and a Half State Solution”

UN Special Rapporteur on the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk said, on Friday, that the US plan is “lopsided” and will only entrench occupation, according to the United Nations. US President, Donald Trump, announced his administration’s ‘Vision for Peace, Prosperity and a Brighter Future’ at the White […]

01 Feb
2:02

Wounded Child From Kufur Qaddoum Remains In A Serious Condition

A child, who was shot and seriously injured in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, on Thursday, remains in a critical condition at a Palestinian hospital, medical sources have confirmed. The sources said the child, identified as Mohammad Mohannad Eshteiwi, 15, was shot in […]

01 Feb
1:26

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Qalqilia

February 1, 2020 1:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Saturday, a young Palestinian man from Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock near Jeet town junction, east of Qalqilia, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

01 Feb
1:04

Soldiers Assault, Injure, A Palestinian In Hebron

February 1, 2020 1:04 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing various cuts and bruises. Media sources said the soldiers stopped a young man, whose identity remained unknown at the time of this report, and detained him […]

01 Feb
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians during a nonviolent procession, west of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians marched in condemnation of the so-called “Deal of the Century,” presented by U.S. President Donald Trump, stripping the Palestinians of their […]

01 Feb
5:03

Army Injures Two Palestinians, Abducts One, In Nablus

February 1, 2020 5:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted one, in Beita Village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians protested near the main junction of the village, before the […]

01 Feb
3:52

Soldiers Injure 14 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, 14 Palestinians, including ten with live ammunition, during protests on Palestinian lands east of Jabalia city, in the northern part of the besieged coastal region. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the soldiers, stationed in their fortified sniper towers across the perimeter fence, shot ten […]

01 Feb
1:51

Gaza Journalists Reject So Called ‘Deal of the Century’

Palestinian journalists in Gaza applied their blood to the map of Palestine to symbolize their dedication to their home land. The Government Media Office (GMO) in Gaza organized, on Thursday, a protest for Palestinian journalists, in front of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters, to show […]

31 Jan
8:03

Adalah: Trump Plan Normalizes Israel’s Apartheid Regime in West Bank

Adalah: Plan is no more than joint U.S.-Israel effort to impose Israeli government’s vision for territory in flagrant violation of international law, and Palestinian right to self-determination. U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” gives a green light to permanently establish an Israeli apartheid regime in the West Bank, […]

31 Jan
7:47

Palestinian Demolishes Own Home Near Jerusalem

A Palestinian citizen, on Friday, began tearing down his own home, near occupied Jerusalem, WAFA News Agency reported. Ibrahim Erekat, from the town of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem, said he was informed by the Israeli municipality of the order to demolish his home, because he lacked an Israeli building […]

31 Jan
6:59

Abbas: Palestine Free to End Security Cooperation with Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has reportedly sent a note to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, warning that Palestine now feels free to stop security cooperation with the regime as part of the Oslo accords, which are “disavowed” by a contentious US-devised Middle East plan. Israel’s Channel 12 TV reported, […]

31 Jan
5:13

Kairos Palestine: “Deal Of The Century, An Insult To History And Humanity”

The American declaration on peace in the Middle East made on 28/1/020 “Peace, peace, they say when there is no peace” (Jeremiah: 6:14) Kairos Palestine: The position announced by the U.S. administration regarding what they termed as the ‘deal of the century’ was, in fact, an insult to history, humanity, […]

31 Jan
5:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

January 31, 2020 5:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked dozens of protesters, wounding one with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers invaded ‘Aseeda area, near the illegal Karmie […]

31 Jan
4:35

Israeli Colonists Attack Village Near Nablus, Shoot One Palestinian

Many Israeli colonists, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands near Nablus, invaded a village and shot one man with a live round after attacking a Palestinian home. Hazem Nasser, the head of Madama Village Council, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, said the attack was carried out by […]

31 Jan
4:09

Soldiers Injure Dozens In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the protesters marched from the center of […]

31 Jan
3:45

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Injures One, Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two Palestinians, in addition to injuring one with a gas bomb in the shoulder, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, during a nonviolent procession against the ongoing illegal Israeli colonialist activities. Media sources said dozens […]

31 Jan
2:54

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In October 2019

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, Friday, from serious wounds he suffered in mid-October of 2019, after Israeli soldiers shot in southern Gaza. The sources said the child, Ala’ Hani al-Abbassi, 15, was shot by the soldiers with a high-velocity gas bomb in his head, east of […]

31 Jan
2:21

Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa Mosque, Injure Ten

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Friday at dawn, dozens of Muslim worshipers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the occupied Palestinian capital Jerusalem, injured at least ten, and abducted three. Media sources said the Israeli army and the police stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and fired many concussion grenades […]

31 Jan
5:58

Israeli Forces Abduct Two Children Near Hebron

Israeli forces, on Thursday evening, brutally arrested two children from Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, Shehab News Agency reported. Local sources said that the occupation forces abducted Hamza Samih Issa Bahr, 14, and Abdullah Fahd Ibrahim Odeh Sabarneh, 12, in the Al-Dhahr region, south […]

31 Jan
5:16

Israel Carries Out Airstrikes on Southern Gaza

The Israeli occupation army launched a series of airstrikes east of the city of Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on Thursday evening, Shehab News Agency reported. Shehab correspondent stated that Israeli reconnaissance planes targeted 3 agricultural sites in the destroyed Gaza International Airport area, Karm Abu Salem and Sofa, east of […]

30 Jan
11:06

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23 – 29 January 2020)

This week, PCHR documented 262 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory.  This was reflected in dealing with the peaceful protests organized against Trump’s declaration of the “Deal of Century” that violates the rights […]

30 Jan
10:58

Lutheran World Federation: Peace Cannot Be Unilaterally Imposed

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has expressed grave concern over the “Peace to Prosperity” plan for Israel and Palestine presented by the U.S. administration, this week. “Peace can never be unilaterally imposed,” writes LWF president Archbishop Panti Filibus Musa, and LWF General Secretary Rev Dr Martin Junge, in a statement […]

30 Jan
10:22

Israeli Rights Group: Trump “Peace Plan” not Peace but Apartheid

The Israeli human rights organisation, “B’Tselem,” said, in statement, that US President Donald Trump’s plan drains the principles of international law of any meaning and completely neuters the concept of accountability for breaching them. B’Tselem added that the American administration’s plan, branded as the “Deal of the Century,” is more […]

30 Jan
4:05

Palestinian Fighter Killed In A Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Thursday, in an accident in a siege busting tunnel, near Gaza city. The Brigades said the fighter, identified as Ibrahim Khalil ash-Shantaf, 21, was from Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in […]

30 Jan
3:33

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinian Workers Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers injured, Thursday, many Palestinian workers, west of Qaffin town, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Media sources said the soldiers chased many Palestinian workers near one of the gates of the illegal Annexation Wall in the area. They added that the soldiers fired several gas […]

30 Jan
2:21

PCHR: “Trump’s Middle East Plan Violates Rights and Legitimizes War Crimes”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): While the Oslo Accords sacrificed human rights and the international law for more than a quarter of a century, the U.S president Donald Trump’s Middle East plan constitutes a full destruction of international law, and legitimizes more than 50 years of Israeli violations of […]

30 Jan
2:04

Army Fires Missiles Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Thursday at dawn, two airstrikes targeting areas in central and southern Gaza Strip. Media sources said the army fired missiles into farmlands near Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, causing damage. They added that the soldiers also fired missiles into lands west of Khan Younis, in […]

30 Jan
4:11

Army Abducts, Assaults, Several Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, several Palestinians, assaulted many others, and closed Bab al-Amoud in addition to issuing orders barring three residents from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Several Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded the courtyards of the al-Aqsa Mosque, and assaulted many Palestinians, in addition to preventing them from heading […]

30 Jan
2:46

Soldiers Injure Seven Palestinians In Nablus

January 30, 2020 2:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday evening, seven Palestinians at the main entrance of Beita town, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The head of Beita Village Council, Fuad Ma’ali, has reported that the soldiers invaded the area and attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, […]

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29 Jan
8:38

Netanyahu Officially Indicted

Israel’s attorney general, on Tuesday, filed the indictment against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three corruption cases to a district court, effectively launching the trial against the premier, Haaretz Israeli daily reports. Earlier on Tuesday, Netanyahu announced he was withdrawing his request for immunity from prosecution in the cases, in […]

29 Jan
3:58

60 Arson Attacks on Churches and Mosques by Jewish Settlers in Past Decade

Israel’s Tag Meir organisation revealed, on Monday, that extremist Jewish settlers have carried out arson attacks on 46 mosques and 12 churches in the occupied West Bank and Israel, over the past decade, Al Sabeel has reported. Tag Meir, which was established 15 years ago to counter settlers’ hate crimes […]

29 Jan
3:42

Mass Rallies in Several Countries in Protest of Trump Deal

Many Arab and European countries, on Tuesday, witnessed mass rallies in protest against US Preseident Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” Protests are to continue into Wednesday, in many European countries. In Gaza, rallies took place in a number of cities, rejecting the plan announced by Trump from Washington. According […]

29 Jan
3:36

Updated: Dozens Injured as Israeli Soldiers Attack Protests In West Bank

Dozens of Palestinians were wounded by Israeli military attacks on protests in several parts of the occupied West Bank, denouncing the Trump “peace plan” announced last night. Updates: – Soldiers shoot a Palestinian child, 14, with a rubber-coated steel bullet i8n the head, and cause dozens of residents to suffer […]

29 Jan
3:10

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians In Abu Dis And Bethlehem

January 29, 2020 3:10 PM IMEMC News News Report 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday morning, dozens of Palestinians in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and in Bethlehem, after the army attacked a protest against Trump’s so-called ” of the Century.” Media sources said the soldiers fired a barrage of gas bombs at Palestinian protesters near the […]

29 Jan
2:17

Including a Wounded Teen, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a wounded teen, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the towns of Doura and Beit Ummar, before storming […]

29 Jan
4:26

Thousands Protest in Gaza to Challenge Trump-Kushner Annexation Plan

As Donald Trump faced day eight of his trial for abuse of power in the US Senate, he and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu unveiled their ‘Deal of the Century’ in which Israel will essentially annex Palestine and push Palestinians into tiny reservations. Protests immediately broke out in Gaza and […]

29 Jan
4:12

US Democrats Denounce Trump-Kushner Plan as “Legitimizing Theft”

From Middle East Eye: As Donald Trump hailed his so-called “deal of the century” as a historic opportunity to achieve peace between Palestinians and Israel, Democratic members of congress poured scorn on the plan that has been rejected by Palestinians. The proposal, which was drafted without the input of any […]

28 Jan
3:10

Military Seals Main West Bank Junction

Israeli forces, Tuesday, sealed off the Jeet junction, which connects the Nablus district to the Qalqilia district, according to local sources. Witnesses told WAFA that Israeli soldiers closed the junction, restricting Palestinian movement and causing traffic jam. Palestinians traveling from the southern and central West Bank to the northern West […]

28 Jan
3:05

Haniyeh Calls for Cairo Meeting to Confront US “Peace Plan”

The head of Hamas’s political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, has reiterated his movement’s rejection of the US “Deal of the Century” which Washington intends to announce soon, describing it as “a new battle which the Palestinian people must fight.” “Palestine is our homeland and the nation’s precious jewel that cannot be […]

28 Jan
2:57

Saudi Foreign Minister: Israeli Residents Not Permitted to Visit Arab Kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister says that residents of the Israeli regime are not welcome to visit the Arab country, a day after Tel Aviv announced that it would, for the first time, allow Israelis to travel to the kingdom under certain circumstances.   On Sunday, Israel announced that Interior Minister […]

28 Jan
1:55

Israeli Settlers Torch Classroom in the South of Nablus

Settlers burned, at dawn on Tuesday, a classroom in the Ainabus Elementary School, to the south of Nablus, in the northern West Bank. According to the PNN. a group of people from the illegal Yitzhar settlement stormed the village of Ainabus, at dawn, burning a classroom in the basic school […]

28 Jan
12:22

Israel Gives Demolition Notices for Ten More Palestinian Wells in Salfit

The Israeli authorities, on Sunday, demolished a water well in the village of al-Zawiyah in Salfit, central occupied West Bank, and delivered demolition notices to others. The mayor of al-Zawiyah, Mohmoud Muqdadi, told Quds News Network (QNN) that “over 100 Israeli soldiers accompanied by bulldozers demolished a water well owned […]

27 Jan
10:54

Commission Calls for National Resistance to “Deal of the Century”

On Monday, the Commission of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege in Gaza, called for Palestinians to participate in national events rejecting the “Deal of the Century”, Shehab News Agency reported. In a press statement, the commission encouraged all Palestinians to unite in total rejection of the […]

27 Jan
5:43

Israeli Court Orders Palestinians to Leave Jerusalem Building and Turn It Over to Israeli Settlers

An Israeli court, yesterday, ruled in favor of evicting a Palestinian-owned building in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied  Jerusalem and turn it over to an Israeli settler organization, according to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center. It said that the Israeli court rejected all objections by the Dweik family, which owns […]

27 Jan
5:21

Shu’fat Revealed as Capital of Future Palestinian State under US Plan

The forthcoming US Middle East peace plan, known as the “Deal of the Century,” includes a transition period of four years, as the US administration believes that Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian president will refuse the plan but his successor may accept it, Hebrew media reported, according to Al Ray. The “deal” […]

27 Jan
4:55

PA Threatens to Give up Oslo Accords over US “Deal of Century”

A high-ranking Palestinian official has threatened that the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority would withdraw from key provisions of the Oslo Accords in the case that US President Donald Trump unveils his so-called “Deal of the Century” to the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Saeb Erekat said, […]

27 Jan
11:24

Israeli Army Abducts Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank; twelve of the abducted Palestinians are from Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank. Two other Palestinians were abducted on Sunday at night. The […]

27 Jan
10:33

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Confiscate Agricultural Equipment And Uproot Olive Trees in Hebron

January 27, 2020 10:33 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Sunday at night and on Monday at dawn, Hebron city, in addition to Doura town and the al-Fawwar refugee camp, in southern West Bank, abducted two Palestinians and confiscated agricultural equipment, in addition to uprooting olive trees. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded, on […]

27 Jan
2:57

Israeli Forces Destroy Palestinian Water Well

Israeli forces destroyed a water collection well, on Sunday, in the Palestinian al–Zawiya village, west of Salfit, central occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Head of al-Zawiyah village council, Mohmoud Muqdadi, said Israeli forces and bulldozers stormed the village and demolished the well, owned by a […]

27 Jan
2:14

Two Palestinian Youth Shot by Israeli Forces North of Hebron

Two Palestinian minors were shot and injured by Israeli forces, on Sunday, with rubber-coated steel bullets in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron. Local activist, Mohammed Awad, told WAFA that Israeli forces stormed the southern occupied West Bank lands close to the illegal Israeli settlement of Kermi Tsur, […]

27 Jan
2:05

Israel To Demolish Four Under-Construction Palestinian Homes Near Jenin

January 27, 2020 2:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, the village of Rommana, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and delivered demolition orders targeting four under-construction Palestinian homes. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the village from various directions and handed the military orders to the Palestinians. The […]

27 Jan
1:45

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Southern Gaza

January 27, 2020 1:45 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Sunday evening, at least two missiles into Palestinian farmlands, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Medica sources said the missiles struck Palestinian farmlands near Sofa Crossing, east of Rafah, causing damage. The Israeli army said it was retaliating to a shell […]

26 Jan
9:25

Zionist Outrage Over BBC Coverage Of Holocaust Memorial

The Board of Deputies of British Jews (BoD), described by Jewish activist Tony Greenstein as a “pro-Israeli advocacy group”, has expressed outrage over a BBC correspondent’s remarks made during a report on the Holocaust memorial at the Yad Vashem’s Hall of the Dead, marking 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz by […]

26 Jan
9:17

Sheikh Sabri Again Expelled from Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli occupation forces, on Saturday, served Sheikh Ikrima Sabri’ with an order of expulsion, from Al-Aqsa Mosque, for four months, after raiding his home. Eyewitness added that the order required him to appear for interrogation on Sunday. Last Sunday, the duration of the order was to last for seven days, […]

26 Jan
8:41

Fateh IRC: Ethnically Cleansed Palestinians Like Victims of Nazi Occupation

The Fateh International Relations Commission said, in a statement commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, that the Palestinian people, ethnically cleansed by Jewish militias since 1948 and occupied by Israel since 1967, are like the victims of the Nazi occupation of Europe. Fateh said that open or […]

26 Jan
7:40

REPORT: Trump “Peace Plan” to be Published This Week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, on Sunday, that US President Donald Trump will publish the “Deal of the Century” plan this week. During his weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu indicated that he will fly to the United States today, to meet President Trump tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, to […]

26 Jan
3:06

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday before noon, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped the Palestinian at a military roadblock near the mosque, and abducted him. The […]

26 Jan
2:31

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscate A Bulldozer In Nablus

January 26, 2020 2:31 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a former political prisoner, and summoned another Palestinian for interrogation, in addition to confiscating a bulldozer in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched […]

26 Jan
4:15

Soldiers Injure Thirteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem

January 26, 2020 4:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the al-‘Ezariya town, east of occupied Jerusalem, and injured thirteen Palestinians, during ensuing protests. The soldiers invaded Ras Kabsa area in the town, and fired a barrage of gas bombs and concussion grenades at protests, and several surrounding homes. The Palestinian Red […]

26 Jan
3:53

Israeli Colonists Seriously Injure A Palestinian Man Near Nablus

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was seriously injured, on Saturday evening, after a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded the as-Sawiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked him and his son. Morad Abu Rad, the head of as-Sawiya Village Council, […]

26 Jan
2:38

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Khan Younis

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Saturday at night, three missiles into two areas in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Khan Younis said the missiles caused damage to structures, apparently used by armed resistance groups, and several homes. The soldiers also fired […]

26 Jan
1:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Journalist Near Hebron

January 26, 2020 1:54 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian journalist after the army invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army invaded the camp and attacked protesters. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protesters and several surrounding […]

25 Jan
8:08

Human Rights Commission Calls Killing of Three Palestinian Teens a War Crime

Palestinian human rights activist accused the Israeli occupation of executing three Palestinian children east of the Gaza Strip, on Tuesday evening, in cold blood, calling it a war crime, Alray reported. The head of the International Commission for the Support of the Rights of the Palestinian People “Hashd”, Salah Abdel-Ati, […]

25 Jan
4:07

Israeli Authorities Ban the Imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque for Four Months

On Saturday at 2:00 am, Israeli forces hammered on the door of the head of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third-holiest site in Islam, while he was sleeping. When he woke, the troops handed him a notice that he would be banned from entering the mosque that he heads for a […]

24 Jan
4:20

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured two Palestinians and one Israeli peace activist. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers surrounded the […]

24 Jan
3:40

Jordan Denounces Israeli Attack On Worshiper In Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates strongly denounced the Friday dawn Israeli attack against Palestinian Muslim worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. The Ministry said that the invasion into the courtyards of the holy sites, and the violent assault against the worshipers, is another serious Israeli violation […]

24 Jan
3:22

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Attack Worshipers, In Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man and a woman with rubber-coated steel bullets, and assaulted many others with clubs and batons, following dawn prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers assaulted dozens of worshipers, and fired rubber-coated steel […]

24 Jan
2:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In Jerusalem

January 24, 2020 2:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, including one woman and two journalists, from their homes in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of Jerusalem, including the Old City, and Beit Hanina town. […]

24 Jan
2:13

Illegal Israeli Colonists Burn A Mosque In Jerusalem

January 24, 2020 2:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on stolen Palestinian lands, burnt sections of a mosque in Sharafat Palestinian village, southwest of occupied East Jerusalem, after infiltrating into the village at dawn. An eyewitness told the Palestinian Maan News Agency that, as he and around forty other Palestinians, headed to the mosque for […]

24 Jan
4:21

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 January 2020)

Summary                                                 This week, PCHR documented 183 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. They were as follows:   In terms of the IOF shooting and excessive use of force, IOF targeted 3 youngsters, […]

24 Jan
4:05

Israel Accused of Flooding Khan Younis

The municipality of Khan Younis City, in southern Gaza, has accused the Israeli occupation authority of intentionally releasing collected rainwater from dams in the east and swamping many areas of the city, especially Salahuddin Street. Days of Palestine reports that Mohamed al-Asttal, head of the municipality’s emergency committee, said on […]

24 Jan
3:51

MADA Engages with Facebook in Regional Meeting

MADA Center participated in a regional meeting organized by Facebook, in the Jordanian capital of Amman, for two days, this week, to discuss the company’s policies regarding content, hate speech and other topics related to this area. The Center was represented by its Director General, Moussa Rimawi, who also spoke […]

23 Jan
3:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tubas and Hebron

January 23, 2020 3:36 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three young Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Tubas and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the PPS office in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, said the soldiers searched homes and abducted two young […]

23 Jan
1:21

Army Confiscates Palestinian Lands In Nablus

The Israeli army delivered, Wednesday, orders for the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the lands are owned by Palestinians from the villages of Tal, Madama, and Burin. […]

22 Jan
4:28

Report: Area C Building Permits Allowed for 1% of West Bank Palestinians

Israeli occupation authorities gave 1% of Palestinians a license to build on Area C of the occupied West Bank from 2016 to 2018, Hebrew media sources reported. Area C constitutes 60% of occupied West Bank lands that fall under Israel sovereignty, according to the Oslo agreement which was signed in […]

22 Jan
4:09

UN’s Mladenov says Jordan Valley Annexation Would Have Devastating Effects

Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, today, expressed concern regarding Israeli plans to annex the occupied Jordan Valley, stressing that such a step would have devastating effects on the region. “The annexation of some or all of Area C in the West Bank, if […]

22 Jan
4:04

Palestine Urging EU to Take Tougher Stance on Israeli Policy for Jerusalem

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has criticized the European Union for its “weak and late” measures vis-à-vis Israel activities across the Palestinian territories, particularly in Jerusalem, calling on the 28-member bloc to adopt a firmer stance on Israel’s “open battle” against the occupied holy site. Israel has […]

22 Jan
10:54

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Including A Journalist, In Nablus

January 22, 2020 10:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday at night and on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a journalist, in Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at Za’tara military roadblock, south of Nablus, abducted a journalist from Arraba town, south […]

22 Jan
10:42

Soldiers Assault A Palestinian Child Hours After His Release From Prison

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian child just a few hours after his release from a detention facility. The Head of the Palestinian Association for Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners, Mohammad Hamida, said the soldiers, stationed at the Container military roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem, repeatedly assaulted the child, identified as […]

22 Jan
4:26

Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, three young Palestinian men near the perimeter fence, in central Gaza, after the army alleged they breached the fence and hurled grenades. The army claimed that the three managed to breach the fence and advanced approximately 400 meters, before they hurled a grenade, or […]

20 Jan
8:34

UN Experts Unveil Letter Condemning Germany’s Targeting of BDS Movement

Five United Nations special rapporteurs have unveiled a letter to the German government censuring a German law that targets a pro-Palestinian boycott movement while insisting that criticism of the Israeli regime “is not anti-Semitic.”   The UN experts made the letter public this week, after the 60-day reply period ended […]

20 Jan
8:26

UN Calls for International Support to the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Following a six-day visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, called on the international community to ensure continued commitment and consistent and sustained funding to help alleviate the challenges faced by Palestinians in Gaza […]

20 Jan
8:14

Report: Israel Steals Land, Erects Nature Reserves and National Parks to Expand Settlements

Madeeha Araj/PNN The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements stated, in its latest weekly report , that the far-right Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett announced, last week, the approval of seven nature reserves in the West Bank, with an area of 130,000-State dunams — 20,000 of which ones […]

20 Jan
4:23

Army Issues Orders For The Demolition Of 18 Homes In Hebron

January 20, 2020 4:23 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Umm al-Kheir village in Masafer Yatta area, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and handed demolition orders targeting 18 homes. Fuad al-‘Amour, the coordinator of the Protection and Steadfastness Committee in Masafer Yatta, said the homes are owned by members of the families […]

20 Jan
3:48

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the army brought with them two imprisoned Palestinians, identified as Miqdad al-Qawasmi and Mo’tasem Natsha, and violently searched […]

20 Jan
10:11

Due To Ongoing Israeli Excavations, Seven Jerusalem Families Ordered To Evict Their Homes

The City Council in occupied Jerusalem issued orders, on Sunday evening, instructing seven Palestinian families in Bab as-Silsila (Chain Gate) neighborhood to leave their homes due to ongoing Israeli excavations under them, rendering the properties unsafe. Jerusalem Governor Adnan Gheith told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) that the […]

20 Jan
9:37

Israeli Court Doubles Prison Sentence Of Detained Palestinian Teen

January 20, 2020 9:37 AM IMEMC News News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, last Thursday, that an Israeli appellate court has accepted an appeal filed by the prosecutor’s office demanding to raise the prison sentence of a detained Palestinian teen from the 18 years to life in prison. The PPS stated that the ruling was part […]

20 Jan
3:03

Israel Orders The Demolition Of Four Homes In Jerusalem

January 20, 2020 3:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

An Israeli court ruled, Sunday, in favor of the demolition of four Palestinian homes in Wad al-Hummus neighborhood, in Sur Baher town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The homes are owned by Na’im Oleywa, Osama Hamad, Mohammad Abu Teir, and Na’im al-Atrash. The only building that is not inhabited yet, […]

20 Jan
2:36

Israeli Court Orders Removal Of Palestinians From Their Residential Building in Silwan

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem has ordered the removal of a Palestinian family from their residential building in Batn al-Hawa neighborhood, in Silwan town, to replace them with colonialist settlers. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the court ruled in favor of Ateret […]

20 Jan
2:01

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On March 30, 2018

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Sunday evening, from serious wounds he suffered, on March 30th, 2018, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire. The Health Ministry said the Palestinian has been identified as Amer Manar Hajjar, 30, […]

19 Jan
8:33

Bennett Gives Orders Restricting Peace Activists

Israeli Minister of Defense Naftali Bennett, Saturday evening, gave the Israeli army instructions that restrict the activities of peace activists who participate in the weekly protests against the apartheid wall in the occupied West Bank. Hebrew channel 12 reported that the decision is made in cooperation with Israeli army and […]

19 Jan
8:20

Former Mufti Ordered Out of Al-Aqsa

January 19, 2020 8:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

After summoning him this morning, the Israeli security ordered the former Mufti of Jerusalem and current head of the Higher Islamic Council, Sheikh Ekrema Sabri, out of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compund for one week, according to WAFA sources. The security forces raided Sabri’s home in occupied Jerusalem and handed him […]

19 Jan
8:15

Abbas Visits Bethlehem’s Walled Off Hotel

PA President Mahmoud Abbas, on Saturday, along with Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, visited Banksy’s ‘Walled-Off  Hotel,’ in Bethlehem, which is surrounded by the Israeli apartheid wall, describing it as a significant achievement in delivering the Palestinian national message by art. The visit came upon the president’s arrival in Bethlehem to […]

19 Jan
7:21

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian School West of Ramallah

Israeli forces raided, on Sunday, a Palestinian school and terrorized its students in the village of Deir Nizam, west of Ramallah in central occupied West Bank. According to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA), soldiers invaded the school and ransacked classrooms, causing panic and fear among students as soldiers […]

19 Jan
6:38

Illegal Settlers Hurl Stones and Glass at Palestinian Homes in Hebron

Illegal, extremist colonists, on Saturday night, attacked several Palestinian homes with stones and glass bottles, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron. WAFA correspondent said that dozens of settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Keryat Arba’, protected by a military escort, hurled rocks and glass bottles at […]

19 Jan
2:52

PPS: “Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, at least eleven Palestinians, including a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, said the soldiers stormed and searched homes, and […]