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Al-Araqib Refuses to Surrender

Israeli bulldozers demolished the unrecognized Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Negev desert of southern Israel, for the 143rd time, on Wednesday. Locals reported that Israeli bulldozers, escorted by Israeli police forces, demolished residential structures and tents of al-Araqib villagers, leaving women, children and the elderly without any shelter. Villagers […]

April 17, 2019 3:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Negev, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

House of Saleh al-Barghouthi Demolished in Ramallah (VIDEO)

Israeli occupation forces  demolished, on Wednesday at daybreak, the house of slain Palestinian Saleh al-Barghouthi, in the village of Kobar, northwest of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. Local Al Ray sources reported that a large Israeli military force, accompanied by bulldozers, broke into the village, circled the house […]

April 17, 2019 3:38 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Ramallah, Refugees/Immigration 0

EU Rejects Israeli Claim to Syrian Golan

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has once again expressed the 28-nation bloc’s disapproval of the Israeli regime’s claim of “sovereignty” to Syria’s Golan Heights and other Tel Aviv-occupied territories. Speaking at the plenary session of the European Parliament, in the French city of Strasbourg, on Tuesday, Mogherini […]

April 17, 2019 3:18 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report 0

Israel Begins Demolition of 500 East Jerusalem Homes (VIDEO)

Israeli bulldozers, on Wednesday morning, demolished a Palestinian house and a number of storehouses in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. WAFA correspondence said that dozens of Israeli police cordoned off the Wadi Yasul area, in Silwan, and deployed in the alleyways, as the municipality bulldozers proceeded to demolish the […]

April 17, 2019 3:10 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Army Abducts 22 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 21 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and storming and ransacking their homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, identified as Qussai Ali Issa, Mohammad Ali Issa, Mahmoud […]

April 17, 2019 1:29 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, an under-construction home at the entrance of Jabara village, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by two armored bulldozers, invaded the village after surrounding it, and demolished the property. They added that the demolished home […]

April 17, 2019 12:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Palestinian Loses Eyesight After Hamas Interrogators Tortured Him In Gaza

A young Palestinian man who suffered from neurological disorders in his eyes impacting his vision, has completely lost eyesight after Hamas interrogators tortured him, and struck him on the head. The Palestinian, identified as Ahmad Safi, was supposed to undergo a surgery in Egypt, and told Hamas security forces about […]

April 17, 2019 7:30 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report 0

Illegal Israeli Colonist Hits Palestinian Child With Car, Flees Scene

An illegal colonist ran over a Palestinian child in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Tuesday, and  fled the scene, according to Quds News. The unidentified colonist struck Omar Ra’fat Salaymah, 6 years old, with his car while the child was on his way home from […]

April 17, 2019 4:32 AM Ali Salam Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said dozens of Palestinian youngsters protested the invasion, and hurled […]

April 17, 2019 4:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian Villages Isolated, Land Confiscated in Jordan Valley

5 Palestinian villages in the Jordan Valley were isolated and 51, 000 dunams (12,600 acres) of Palestinian land seized by Israeli occupation authorities Tuesday, Maan News reported. Palestinian Authority (PA) official Mutaz Bisharat, told the ‘Voice of Palestine’ radio show that Israeli occupation authorities seized control over water springs, farming […]

April 17, 2019 1:31 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Jordan Valley, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

B’Tselem Probe: Israeli Army Erased Footage of Palestinian’s Murder

An investigation, released by Israeli human rights group B’Tselem, revealed that Israeli forces destroyed evidence related to the murder of Abdel Fattah, who was executed by extremist settlers, earlier this month, in the northern occupied West Bank, and that this propagated a misleading version of events. Israeli troops claimed, at […]

April 16, 2019 3:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS office in Jerusalem said the soldiers searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Ma’moun Mheisin, 15, Mohannad Ma’moun Abu ‘Assab, 15, […]

April 16, 2019 3:42 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Fire Live Rounds At Fishermen And Farmers In Gaza

Israeli forces targeted Palestinian fishermen and farmers, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Eyewitnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli naval forces opened heavy fire towards Palestinian fishing boats, within the permitted fishing zone of six nautical miles, off the southern coast of Rafah. The fishermen were […]

April 16, 2019 3:37 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Gaza Hospitals Suffer from Lack of Therapeutic Milk

Director of the hospital pharmacy, at the Ministry of Health based in Gaza, Alaa Heles, on Tuesday, said that the depletion of all sorts of therapeutic milk, from Gaza hospitals, constitutes a real threat for sick children’s lives. Ragheb Agha,  head of the Gastroenterology Department at Rantisi Hospital, stressed that […]

April 16, 2019 3:17 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Including Schoolchildren, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, many Palestinians, including schoolchildren, in and around two schools in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the areas surrounding Tareq Bin Ziad School, and Hebron Elementary School for Boys, in the southern area of Hebron […]

April 16, 2019 3:13 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0