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By: Status Audio-Visual Magazine / Days of Palestine 08/05/19 Opinion: Abbas’ La-La Land And The Evolution Of The American Love Affair With Israel  

August 16, 2019 5:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Opinion/Analysis, Refugees/Immigration 0

Democratic Socialists of America Commit to National BDS Organizing

August 13, 2019 / Democratic Socialists of America / United States On August 3, at the 2019 national convention of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) – the largest and fastest growing socialist organization in the U.S., with two members in Congress, DSA approved a resolution establishing a national working group dedicated to organizing […]

August 16, 2019 5:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human Interest, International, News Report 0

Tlaib to Visit Palestine on Condition of BDS Silence

Israeli occupation authorities announced, today, that they will allow US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on “humanitarian” grounds, hours after the Israeli government said it would ban her from entering Palestine for a planned political trip. Israel said, earlier. that it would block […]

August 16, 2019 4:58 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, International Politics, News Report 0

PLO Official Calls Israel’s Denial of U.S. Congresswomen an ‘Outrageous Act of Hostility’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced, Thursday, the decision to ban U.S. congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering Israel. Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said in a statement, “The Israeli decision to ban the 2 Congresswomen, is an outrageous […]

August 16, 2019 7:20 AM Ali Salam Boycott Movement, Human rights, International Politics, Israel, News Report, West Bank 0
Israeli soldiers engaging in night raid (archive image)

Israeli Forces Abduct Six Palestinians in Pre-Dawn Raids Thursday

Israeli forces invaded three different parts of the West Bank on Thursday before dawn, abducting six young men who were asleep in their beds. According to the Palestinian Wafa News Agency, before dawn on Thursday, Israeli occupation forces invaded the Aida refugee camp north of Bethlehem, located next to the […]

August 15, 2019 4:41 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Prime Minister Shtayyeh Meets With US Congress in Ramallah

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh, met with 37 U.S. Congress members, Tuesday, to discuss several issues, according to Palestinian WAFA News Agency. The meeting was held in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, where the PM reviewed the many challenges of the Palestinian leadership, such as the payment of […]

August 14, 2019 1:17 AM Ali Salam Diplomacy, Human rights, International, International Politics, Israel, News Report, Palestine 0

UPDATE : 30 Palestinian Prisoners Join Hunger Strike In Solidarity With 6 Detainees

Thirty Palestinians in Israeli jails, have joined a hunger strike in solidarity with six detainees who have themselves been refusing to eat or drink to protest their illegal detention without charge or trial. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stated Monday, that another group comprising 30 prisoners […]

August 13, 2019 4:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0

Israel Planning to Build Annexation Wall North of Gaza

The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) has decided to build a new concrete wall around all areas in the northeast of the Gaza Strip. According to Israel’s Channel 12, the wall is intended to prevent any infiltration attempt by Palestinians on Israel’s southern border with Gaza. The wall will be built […]

August 13, 2019 4:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, The Wall 0

Armed Colonists Invade An Archeological Site Near Nablus, Conduct Training

Several armed illegal Israeli colonialist settlers, accompanied by soldiers, invaded the al-Mas’udiyya area, on Palestinian lands in Burqa village, northwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and conducted training. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists were […]

August 13, 2019 4:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a Palestinian teenage boy in the town of al-‘Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Odia Ayman ‘Obeid, 17, after invading his family’s home and violently searching it. They added that the soldiers cuffed and blindfolded the Palestinian teen, and took him […]

August 13, 2019 4:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Shoots A Young Man And His Wife Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man and his wife, near the Annexation Wall, west of Zeita village, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed at the gate of the Annexation Wall in that area, opened fire at Yahia Abu Khater, 25, […]

August 13, 2019 4:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0
Al Khalil (archive image)

Israeli Troops Prepare to Demolish Two Palestinian Homes in Collective Punishment

In the early morning hours on Monday, Israeli forces invaded the homes of the families of two Palestinian prisoners in Tulkarem and measured them in preparation for demolition. Though the vast majority (around 90% according to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions) of demolitions of Palestinian homes are administrative – […]

August 13, 2019 1:16 PM IMEMC News News Report 0
The view from al-Wallaja village toward the Israeli settlement of Gilo (image by Ghassan Bannoura)

Two Palestinian Families Receive Home Demolition Notices in al-Wallaja

Israeli occupation authorities on Tuesday stormed the village of al-Wallaja, near Bethlehem, to issue demolition orders to two homeowners who were in the midst of building on their family land. Youth activist Ibrahim Awad Allah told the Palestinian Wafa News Agency that demolition crews from the Israeli municipality in the […]

August 13, 2019 11:22 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Including A Paralyzed Man, Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, four Palestinians, including a paralyzed man and his son, in two separate incidents in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded al-‘Isawiya, on Monday evening, before breaking into and searching homes and stores, and abducted Mohammad Ibrahim Obeid, 18. They added […]

August 12, 2019 10:44 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Approves 641 New Colonialist Units In Jerusalem

The Israeli “Planning and Construction Committee” in occupied Jerusalem has approved two plans for the construction of 641 units for illegal colonialist settlers, west of Hebron Road, in the city. The first plan aims at building new units around Talpiot area, west of Hebron road, along the blue light-railroad line […]

August 12, 2019 7:09 PM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0