– IMEMC News https://imemc.org International Middle East Media Center Sat, 04 Apr 2020 20:56:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Palestinian Governor of East Jerusalem Issues a Passover Warning https://imemc.org/article/palestinian-governor-of-east-jerusalem-issues-a-passover-warning/ Sat, 04 Apr 2020 19:51:24 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=114938 Palestinian Governor of East Jerusalem Issues a Passover Warning The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Governorate for the internationally-recognized occupied East Jerusalem, issued a warning on Saturday, for Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem, southern West Bank. The governorate’s warning comes ahead of the Jewish holiday of Passover, in the context of the rapidly-spreading coronavirus, in many Israeli areas. The governorate warned […]]]> Palestinian Governor of East Jerusalem Issues a Passover Warning

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Governorate for the internationally-recognized occupied East Jerusalem, issued a warning on Saturday, for Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem, southern West Bank.

The governorate’s warning comes ahead of the Jewish holiday of Passover, in the context of the rapidly-spreading coronavirus, in many Israeli areas.

The governorate warned Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem against buying Jewish-owned property.]]> Armed Israeli Settlers Storm Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem https://imemc.org/article/armed-israeli-settlers-storm-palestinian-neighborhood-in-east-jerusalem/ Sat, 04 Apr 2020 19:35:49 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=114942 Armed Israeli Settlers Storm Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem Israeli colonial settlers, on Saturday, stormed the Palestinian neighborhood of Wadi Alrababa in Silwan village in the internationally-recognized occupied city of East Jerusalem, southern West Bank. Local media outlets and witnesses said that about 25 armed colonial settlers stormed the neighborhood and embarked on provocative actions towards local unarmed Palestinian […]]]> Armed Israeli Settlers Storm Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem

Israeli colonial settlers, on Saturday, stormed the Palestinian neighborhood of Wadi Alrababa in Silwan village in the internationally-recognized occupied city of East Jerusalem, southern West Bank.

Local media outlets and witnesses said that about 25 armed colonial settlers stormed the neighborhood and embarked on provocative actions towards local unarmed Palestinian civilians.

It is worth mentioning, the that residents of Silwan’s Wadi Alrababa neighborhood have recently been able to extract an Israeli court verdict that their neighborhood is not part of Israeli authorities’ areas of operation, mainly those of the Israeli environmental authority.]]> Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum https://imemc.org/article/israeli-forces-injure-dozens-of-palestinians-in-kufur-qaddoum/ Sat, 04 Apr 2020 04:56:42 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=114895 Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum A Palestinian youth was injured when Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian citizens, while dozens of Palestinians choked on tear gas in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia on Friday, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the […]]]> Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum

A Palestinian youth was injured when Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian citizens, while dozens of Palestinians choked on tear gas in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia on Friday, the Palestinian Information Center reported.

Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies said that a Palestinian young man was wounded in the arm when Israeli forces fired at Palestinians taking part in Kufur Qaddoum’s weekly non-violent march against settlements. The wounded young man, who was reportedly hit by fragments of a concussion grenade in his arm, was transferred to hospital for treatment, while those suffering from inhalation injuries from tear-gas fired by soldiers, were treated at the scene.]]> Jerusalem Minister: “I Was Forced To Wear A Dirty Mask, With Signs Of Dried Blood On It” https://imemc.org/article/jerusalem-minister-i-was-forced-to-wear-a-dirty-mask-with-signs-of-dried-blood-on-it/ Fri, 03 Apr 2020 23:50:52 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=114923 Jerusalem Minister: “I Was Forced To Wear A Dirty Mask, With Signs Of Dried Blood On It” Shortly after his release from the al-Maskobiyya interrogation facility in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Government Minister of Jerusalem, Fadi al-Hadmi, said that the soldiers violently searched his home, and used dogs to inflict maximum damage, in addition to forcing him to wear a dirty mask that had signs of dried […]]]> Jerusalem Minister: “I Was Forced To Wear A Dirty Mask, With Signs Of Dried Blood On It”

Shortly after his release from the al-Maskobiyya interrogation facility in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Government Minister of Jerusalem, Fadi al-Hadmi, said that the soldiers violently searched his home, and used dogs to inflict maximum damage, in addition to forcing him to wear a dirty mask that had signs of dried blood on it.

The Minister said that Israeli soldiers, police officers and internal security officers, stormed his home at dawn, after detonating the main doors, and rampaged through every room of the property, causing excessive damage, in addition to causing anxiety attacks among his children.

“I was taken to the al-Maskobiyya interrogation facility where many soldiers repeatedly beat me up,” he added, “I was then forced to wear a mask that seems to have been used and had signs of dried blood on it.]]> PLO official Decries Israeli Actions Amidst Spread of Coronavirus https://imemc.org/article/plo-official-decries-israeli-actions-amidst-spread-of-coronavirus/ Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:10:17 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=114906 PLO official Decries Israeli Actions Amidst Spread of Coronavirus Member of Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Hanan Ashrawi denounced on Friday, Israel’s actions which she described as hampering Palestinian efforts, underway, to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement released Friday, the high-ranking Palestinian official, Dr.]]> PLO official Decries Israeli Actions Amidst Spread of Coronavirus

Member of Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Hanan Ashrawi denounced on Friday, Israel’s actions which she described as hampering Palestinian efforts, underway, to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a statement released Friday, the high-ranking Palestinian official, Dr.]]> PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 March – 1 April 2020) https://imemc.org/article/pchr-weekly-report-on-israeli-human-rights-violations-in-the-occupied-palestinian-territory-26-march-1-april-2020/ Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:26:37 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=114867 PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 March – 1 April 2020) Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) 26 March – 1 April 2020 Summary Israeli occupation forces (IOF) continued to violate Palestinians’ human rights and commit crimes against civilians and their properties, conducting raids into Palestinian cities without regard to the state of emergency declared across the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) […]]]> PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 March – 1 April 2020)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (http://imemc.org/?p=114891 Israeli Police Abducts Palestinian Minister Of Jerusalem Affairs (Please See Update: After his release on the same day: Jerusalem Minister:]]> Israeli Police Abducts Palestinian Minister Of Jerusalem Affairs

(Please See Update: After his release on the same day: http://imemc.org/?p=114889 WAFA: “10 Detainees At Ofer Embark On Hunger Strike” RAMALLAH, Thursday, April 2, 2020 (WAFA) – Ten Palestinian political prisoners at Ofer detention camp, southwest of Ramallah, embarked today on an open-ended hunger strike in protest against the ongoing solitary confinement of two fellow prisoners, as well as against Israel’s failure to provide the conditions to prevent a high […]]]> WAFA: “10 Detainees At Ofer Embark On Hunger Strike”

RAMALLAH, Thursday, April 2, 2020 (http://imemc.org/?p=114821 UN Official Calls for Assisting the Palestinian Government in Fight against Coronavirus
United Nations’ Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace, Nickolay Mladenov, called on Thursday for helping the Palestinian Authority fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19). In a new statement, reported by local media outlets, Mladenov urged key international donor countries to promptly aid the Palestinian Authority, voicing concerns amidst the rapid spread […]]]> UN Official Calls for Assisting the Palestinian Government in Fight against Coronavirus

United Nations’ Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace, Nickolay Mladenov, called on Thursday for helping the Palestinian Authority fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a new statement, reported by local media outlets, Mladenov urged key international donor countries to promptly aid the Palestinian Authority, voicing concerns amidst the rapid spread of Coronavirus, across the occupied Palestinian territories.

Mladenov suggested that Palestinian Authority’s resources are beyond its capacity to deal with the pandemic, that has so far slowly spreading through the occupied West Bank and blockaded Gaza Strip.]]> Israel Puts Forth a Condition for Aiding Gaza Over Coronavirus https://imemc.org/article/israel-puts-forth-a-condition-for-aiding-gaza-over-coronavirus/ Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:54:21 +0000 http://imemc.org/?p=114865 Israel Puts Forth a Condition for Aiding Gaza Over Coronavirus Palestinian media reports, citing Israeli sources, reported on Thursday that the Israeli government put forth a condition for shipping medical aid to the besieged Gaza Strip, for fighting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Sources said that Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett, was quoted during a press briefing in Tel-Aviv, as saying […]]]> Israel Puts Forth a Condition for Aiding Gaza Over Coronavirus

Palestinian media reports, citing Israeli sources, reported on Thursday that the Israeli government put forth a condition for shipping medical aid to the besieged Gaza Strip, for fighting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Sources said that Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett, was quoted during a press briefing in Tel-Aviv, as saying that Israeli officials are considering sending some humanitarian aid to Gaza.

Bennett, however, conditioned this medical aid with the return of two Israeli soldiers who went missing in Gaza in 2014, when Israel carried out a large-scale offensive on the coastal enclave.]]>