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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 […]

January 20, 2020 8:14 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Army Issues Orders For The Demolition Of 18 Homes In Hebron

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 […]

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

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 […]

January 20, 2020 3:48 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

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 […]

January 20, 2020 10:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Court Doubles Prison Sentence Of Detained Palestinian Teen

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 […]

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

Israel Orders The Demolition Of Four Homes In Jerusalem

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, […]

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

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 […]

January 20, 2020 2:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

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, […]

January 20, 2020 2:01 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

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 […]

January 19, 2020 8:33 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, West Bank 0

Former Mufti Ordered Out of Al-Aqsa

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 […]

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

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 […]

January 19, 2020 8:15 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, Palestinian Politics, The Wall 0

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 […]

January 19, 2020 7:21 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

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 […]

January 19, 2020 6:38 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

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 […]

January 19, 2020 2:52 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, four young Palestinian men, near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted the four Palestinians at a military roadblock, which was installed between Qalqilia and Nablus. They added that the abducted Palestinians have been identified as Amro Mohammad Abu Haniyya, […]

January 19, 2020 12:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0