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Israel’s Illegal Blockade of Gaza Devastates Families of Sick Infants

Palestinian infants brought from the besieged Gaza Strip, to Jerusalem’s Makassed hospital are, according to the U.K.’s Guardian, must endure their hospital stay alone, and their families suffer from afar. Medical grounds may compel Israel to allow a critically ill patient to travel to Jerusalem for more specialized care, but […]

June 24, 2019 2:22 AM Ali Salam Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Five Days after Demolition: Picking Up the Pieces

06/21/19 | International Solidarity Movement | South Hebron Hills Palestinian flags fluttered over the rubble of Mohammad al Dababsh’s home in the South Hebron Hills, this week, as local activists helped the family put up a temporary shelter. Pots and pans lay scattered amongst bricks, metal and dust – the […]

June 23, 2019 6:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Human Interest, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

REVEALED: Israel’s Illegal Rules of Engagement in Gaza Lets Snipers Shoot ‘Key Instigators’ Even When They Move Away from Protest (VIDEO)

Adalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel demands Israel prohibit use of live ammunition against protesters; military retroactively invented ‘key instigator’ category to justify shootings of people who posed no immediate danger. A document released by the Israeli military describes how snipers may open fire on Gaza protesters […]

June 23, 2019 6:21 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, News Report, Opinion/Analysis 0

Anti-Palestinian Repression in Germany: Palestinian Writer Khaled Barakat Banned from Speaking

The repression of Palestinian rights advocacy in Germany continued last night, Saturday, 22 June, as Palestinian writer Khaled Barakat was banned by the Berlin authorities from delivering a speech on the so-called “deal of the century” spearheaded by Donald Trump and the Arab and Palestinian response. He was also banned from engaging […]

June 23, 2019 6:10 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human Interest, International, International Politics, News Report 0

VIDEO: The Sand Sculptor Of Gaza

~Days of Palestine Rana Ramlawi is a sand sculptor in Gaza City. She started carving surface drawings on sand and later developed her talent to create large sculptures that take days to complete. “I sculpt ideas,” Ramlawi told The Electronic Intifada. “Like the Palestinian issue and the issue of Palestinian […]

June 23, 2019 6:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza City, Human Interest, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Abbas: Trump’s Deal ‘Humiliating Blackmail’

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas once again rejects, as “a humiliating blackmail,” US President Donald Trump’s upcoming deal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, hours after Washington released details about the economic aspect of the highly-controversial plan. Speaking to officials of his Fateh party in Ramallah, on Saturday, Abbas said, “there can be […]

June 23, 2019 5:58 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Peace process 0

Demolitions in Tulkarem-area Village

Israeli bulldozers demolished an agricultural shed and a room under construction belonging to a Palestinian resident in Qafin village, north of Tulkarem, the occupied West Bank. Nezar Ajoli, the owner, said that a number of Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by a bulldozer, surrounded his land, located to the west of […]

June 23, 2019 5:50 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

US Economic Revival Plan Rejected as ‘Illusion’

Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara has rejected the recently-released details about the economic section of a US-devised plan, on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as an “illusion” that will fail to bring about peace. Addressing an Arab League meeting in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo, on Sunday, Bishara slammed a June […]

June 23, 2019 5:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Peace process 0

PPS: “Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Sunday, at least sixteen Palestinians, including children, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in Jerusalem, […]

June 23, 2019 12:10 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, earlier Sunday, 300 Dunams of Palestinian farmlands in Khallet an-Nahla area, near Wad Rahhal village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and started uprooting them. The colonists brought bulldozers to uproot the Palestinian agricultural lands, privately owned by Mohammad Yahia Ayesh, and […]

June 23, 2019 11:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians children, after the army invaded and ransacked many homes, in Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, while on Saturday evening, the soldiers abducted the father of one of the detained children. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said […]

June 23, 2019 10:14 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Many Palestinians In al-‘Isawiya

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, many Palestinians in the al-‘Isawiya town, and summoned many others for interrogation, in occupied East Jerusalem, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, leading to protests. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said the invasions were carried […]

June 23, 2019 8:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Court Orders Palestinian Family Out of their Ancestral Home

by: Silwan Information Center The District Court of Jerusalem has ruled to evict the heirs of the late Mariam Abu Zweir from their property in the neighborhood of Wadi Hilweh in Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Wadi Hilweh Information Center / Silwan said that the judges refused the appeal filed […]

June 23, 2019 1:14 AM IMEMC News Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Soldiers Invade Orphanage School In Jerusalem, To Stop “Yes To Peace, No To War” festival

On Friday evening, Israeli soldiers, including undercover officers, invaded the Islamic Industrial School for Orphans, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, and stopped an educational activity held by the General Union of Palestinians Writers. Media sources said the school was about to hold a poetry festival, dubbed as “Yes […]

June 22, 2019 11:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Protesters In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing several injuries. The procession started from the center of the village, when the locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched while […]

June 22, 2019 2:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0