– IMEMC News https://imemc.org International Middle East Media Center Sat, 16 Nov 2019 21:10:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 Palestinians Condemn Sports-washing “Friendly” Match in Israel as Gaza Mourns Dead https://imemc.org/article/palestinians-condemn-sports-washing-friendly-match-in-israel-as-gaza-mourns-dead/ Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:25:11 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=106974 Palestinians Condemn Sports-washing “Friendly” Match in Israel as Gaza Mourns Dead November 16, 2019 / Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) / Argentina, Uruguay, Spanish state (Palestinians inspect damaged house destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis, Gaza, November 14, 2019. Photo: Ashraf Amra/APA Images) November 16, 2019—The Argentina and Uruguay national football teams are planning to […]]]> Palestinians Condemn Sports-washing “Friendly” Match in Israel as Gaza Mourns Dead
Dozens of Palestinians were injured near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers at Palestinians protesting Israel’s recent attacks on Gaza, according to witnesses. Students from Birzeit University were demonstrating at the Israeli army roadblock in Ramallah and were attacked with teargas, said […]]]> UPDATE: Two Shot while Dozens Suffocate Near Ramallah

Dozens of Palestinians were injured near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers at Palestinians protesting Israel’s recent attacks on Gaza, according to witnesses.

http://imemc.org/?p=106949 Opinion: The Infallible Warrior: Honest Reflections on the Legacy of Yasser Arafat 15 Years After His Death

Ramzy Baroud – Middle East Monitor 15 years after the passing of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian people continue to reflect on his legacy. Thousands of images of “Abu Ammar” have been shared across numerous social media platforms remembering a man whose nom de guerre has been affiliated with […]]]> Opinion: The Infallible Warrior: Honest Reflections on the Legacy of Yasser Arafat 15 Years After His Death

Ramzy Baroud – Middle East Monitor

15 years after the passing of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian people continue to reflect on his legacy. Thousands of images of “Abu Ammar” have been shared across numerous social media platforms remembering a man whose nom de guerre has been affiliated with the Palestinian struggle for decades.

Arafat’s legacy, however, is a contentious subject.]]> UNRWA Mourns Loss of Boy from One of its Schools in Gaza https://imemc.org/article/unrwa-mourns-loss-of-boy-from-one-of-its-schools-in-gaza/ Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:15:56 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=106968 UNRWA Mourns Loss of Boy from One of its Schools in Gaza The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) hopes that the ceasefire that was reached the night of 13 November will put an end to two days of escalation between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli military operations […]]]> UNRWA Mourns Loss of Boy from One of its Schools in Gaza

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East http://imemc.org/?p=106944 “I Did Not Find Our House, There Was Only a Huge Hole.” Sawarkah Children Speak About a Massacre They Survived Surviving children of the Abu Malhous “Sawarkah” family, who survived the massacre in which an Israeli air-strike killed 8, including five children and two women, spoke about what happened to them this past Thursday. That night, Noor Sawarkah, 12, could not sleep for fear, listening to the Israeli drones hover […]]]> “I Did Not Find Our House, There Was Only a Huge Hole.” Sawarkah Children Speak About a Massacre They Survived

Surviving children of the Abu Malhous “Sawarkah” family, who survived the massacre in which an Israeli air-strike killed 8, including five children and two women, spoke about what happened to them this past Thursday.

That night, Noor Sawarkah, 12, could not sleep for fear, listening to the Israeli drones hover over the area, Quds News Network reported.

“I couldn’t sleep that night, I was scared of the sounds of the Israeli drones”, said Noor, who now lives with her grandmother.]]> Israel Fires Missiles into Gaza Despite Ceasefire https://imemc.org/article/israel-fires-missiles-into-gaza-despite-ceasefire/ Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:13:26 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=106942 Israel Fires Missiles into Gaza Despite Ceasefire Israeli warplanes attacked, early Saturday morning, several targets throughout the besieged Gaza Strip, causing heavy damage but no bodily harm, The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. The correspondent said warplanes fired more than 10 missiles at targets and agricultural land northwest of Gaza City and in Beit Lahia. […]]]> Israel Fires Missiles into Gaza Despite Ceasefire

Israeli warplanes attacked, early Saturday morning, several targets throughout the besieged Gaza Strip, causing heavy damage but no bodily harm, The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported.

The correspondent said warplanes fired more than 10 missiles at targets and agricultural land northwest of Gaza City and in Beit Lahia. Heavy destruction was reported in targeted areas and nearby property.]]> Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians in West Bank Protests https://imemc.org/article/israeli-forces-injure-many-palestinians-in-west-bank-protests/ Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:02:50 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=106921 Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians in West Bank Protests Israeli forces violently attacked Palestinian protesters, on Friday, in al-Khalil (Hebron) in the southern West Bank, and Qalqilia in the northern West Bank. Days of Palestine quoted local sources that said a number of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters, including a journalist, during protests […]]]> Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians in West Bank Protests

Israeli forces violently attacked Palestinian protesters, on Friday, in al-Khalil (Hebron) in the southern West Bank, and Qalqilia in the northern West Bank.

Days of Palestine quoted local sources that said a number of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters, including a journalist, during protests in Surif town in Hebron.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said that journalist http://imemc.org/?p=106938 Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Nablus On Friday, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands in direct violation of International Law, invaded Palestinian olive orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked the families. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]]]> Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Nablus

On Friday, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands in direct violation of International Law, invaded Palestinian olive orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked the families.

Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the illegal colonists invaded Palestinian olive orchards in Sheikh Bishir area, east of Jaloud village, south of Nablus.

Daghlas added that the assailants assaulted several Palestinians, and chased others, in addition to preventing them from harvesting their olive trees.]]> Journalist Advocates Condemn Israel’s Shooting of Photojournalist https://imemc.org/article/journalist-advocates-condemn-israels-shooting-of-photojournalist/ Sat, 16 Nov 2019 01:03:14 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=106927 Journalist Advocates Condemn Israel’s Shooting of Photojournalist The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), on Friday, denounced the latest serious Israeli attack on a journalist in the southern West Bank, The Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Photo-journalist Moath Amarneh lost sight in the left eye after being seriously injured by a […]]]> Journalist Advocates Condemn Israel’s Shooting of Photojournalist

The International Federation of Journalists http://imemc.org/?p=106822 PLO Official: International Community Must Defend Palestinian Human Rights Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said, on Friday, that the international rules-based order founded on the principles and values of international law is under real threat by the rise of unilateralism, isolationism, and racism, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). […]]]> PLO Official: International Community Must Defend Palestinian Human Rights

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said, on Friday, that the international rules-based order founded on the principles and values of international law is under real threat by the rise of unilateralism, isolationism, and racism, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA).

“This irresponsible trend threatens to disrupt and undermine stability, trade, and human rights worldwide.]]>