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Israel Seals off Sabastia for Passover

Hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed an archaeological site in Sabastia village, on Tuesday, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus, on the occasion of the Jewish holiday of Passover. Mayor of Sabastia, Muhammad Azem, told Ma’an News Agency that hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed the archaeological site, for […]

April 23, 2019 11:37 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Nablus, News Report 0

Detainee Israa Jabbis Suffering Critical Health Conditions

The health condition of the wounded female detainee Israa Jaabis, in Damon prison, is now critical , as the pain resulting from her injury is increasing day by day, due to medical negligence. She also suffers from psychological problems, the commission of detainees and ex-detainee affairs reported, Monday. The commission […]

April 23, 2019 11:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinians, including the head of the Al-Aqsa Mosque’s Islamic Museum, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Arafat Amro, the head of the Islamic Museum for Archelogy in Al-Aqsa Mosque, as he was leaving the holy site through Bab an-Nather and took […]

April 23, 2019 11:26 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Detainee Held for Over Two Years in Isolation

A Palestinian detainee has been held in isolation, in Israeli jails, for over two years, said the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission on Tuesday. The Commission said, according to WAFA, that 23-year-old Yousef al-Shinnawi, from Haifa, in Israel, has been held in isolation, in Meggido prison, since March 2017, in very […]

April 23, 2019 11:14 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians Supported by American Administration

The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its latest weekly report , that the Israeli government continues with ethnic cleansing and Judaization policies in occupied Jerusalem, so violating the International Law, International Humanitarian Law and the International Legitimacy’s resolutions. It was revealed that the Israeli Central […]

April 23, 2019 11:01 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR: “Silence or Deportation…Israel’s Message to Human Rights Defenders”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): In a new and unprecedented move, an Israeli Court on April 16, 2019 has decided to uphold the revocation of the work permit of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Israel and Palestine Director, Omar Shakir, ordering him to leave the country within 14 days […]

April 22, 2019 10:20 PM PCHR Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, at least eleven Palestinians, including three children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes, and abducted four […]

April 22, 2019 8:44 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa for Passover (VIDEO)

Over one hundred Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday, under the protection of heavily armed Israeli soldiers and police, for the Jewish holiday of Passover, also known as “Pesach”. Head of the public relations office at the Islamic Endowment Department, Firas al-Dibs, confirmed that some 167 Israeli settlers […]

April 22, 2019 9:05 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israel Imposes Heavy Fines on Child Detainees

The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies reported that Israeli military courts have imposed fines, against Palestinian minor detainees, amount to 170.000 NIS during the first quarter of this year. The spokesperson for the center, Reyad Al-Ashqar, said that Israeli courts impose heavy fines on most detained children , in addition […]

April 22, 2019 8:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Entrances to Nablus-area Village Blocked to Secure Jewish Holidays

Israeli forces sealed off the three entrances to the village of Sebastia, north of Nablus, occupied West Bank, as they prepared to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover, also known as “Pesach”, according to the mayor of Sebastia, Mohammed Azim. Israeli forces stormed the village of Sebastia at dawn and […]

April 22, 2019 8:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Nablus, News Report 0
Christians in Gaza celebrate Easter (image from Ma'an)

Israel Denies All Gaza Christians Travel Permits to Jerusalem for Easter

For the first time, Israeli authorities decided this year to deny all travel permits to Palestinian Christians from Gaza to celebrate Easter as they do each year, by processing from Bethlehem to Jerusalem to follow the path of Jesus in the Resurrection. The number of permits issued by the occupying […]

April 21, 2019 8:41 PM Celine Hagbard Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Holy sites, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Police Close Beit Safafa Sports Arena

Israeli occupation police, on Friday, closed the sports arena of Beit Safafa, in Jerusalem, and banned Palestinians from organizing a soccer tournament. Local sources said that police forces stormed the arena and put up a notice ordering the closure of the playing field and the prohibition of local residents from […]

April 21, 2019 4:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

AXA IM Divests from Elbit Systems – Involved in Israeli War Crimes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: press@sumofus.org SumOfUs and the Coalition to Stop Assistance to Israeli Apartheid welcome AXA’s decision to withdraw part of its investment in Elbit Systems, and call on AXA to end its complicity in full by withdrawing all of its investments in companies complicit in Israel’s occupation. AXA is […]

April 21, 2019 3:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human Interest, International, News Report 0

Home of Accused Palestinian Man Demolished in Hebron

Israeli occupation forces have demolished two family apartments belonging to Arafat Irfaiya, a Palestinian man accused of killing an Israeli female settler in occupied Jerusalem, two months ago. Palestinian sources reported that dozens of Israeli soldiers, along with military vehicles had escorted bulldozers and other demolition equipment which took down […]

April 21, 2019 3:46 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonist Runs Over A Palestinian Child Near Bethlehem

A speeding illegal Israeli colonist rammed with his car, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child in the al-Ferdees Mountain area, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the child, only five years of age, suffered various cuts and bruises, and that his wounds were described as […]

April 21, 2019 1:15 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0