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08 Jun

Palestine Today 06 08 2015

June 8, 2015 10:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link after Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Monday, June 8th, 2015. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and storm a hospital, meanwhile Israel closes all border crossing leading to Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

08 Jun

Israel Ups Budget to Fight BDS

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has allocated an additional NIS 100 million and ten government positions to the fight against BDS.The Israeli news site ynet reports that Netanyahu held consultations about BDS this weekend with relevant government officials, as well as Minister Gilad Erdan, who is responsible for dealing with BDS […]

01 Apr

Israel to Begin Deporting African Refugees

Israel will begin deporting Eritrean and Sudanese refugees to third party countries in Africa against their will, under a new policy initiated by the Israel Population and Immigration Authority, Israeli media reported Tuesday.Ma’an News Agency reports that, up until now, asylum seekers officially had to sign a document indicating voluntary […]

20 Dec

Israeli Air Force Carries Out Two Strikes Against Gaza

December 20, 2014 4:54 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli air force carried out, on Saturday at dawn, two air strikes targeting two areas in the Gaza Strip, for the first time since Israel’s war on the coastal region ended three months ago.Media sources said Israel F16 fighter jets fired a missile into an area, where an illegal […]

27 Aug

Half of Israeli Political-Security Cabinet Opposes Ceasefire Agreement

August 27, 2014 4:57 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

According to Israeli National Radio, Avigdor Lieberman (Foreign Minister), Naftali Bennett (Industry, Trade and Labor Minister), Gilad Erdan (Home Front Defense Minister) and Yitzhak Aharonovich (Internal Security Minister) oppose the Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire agreement.The PNN reports that Naftali Bennett has requested that PM Benjamin Netanyahu hold a cabinet session, in order […]

15 Aug

Netanyahu To Ignore Report On Legalizing West Bank Settlement Outposts

Fearing international repercussions and criticism, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, decided to shelve a report prepared by former Supreme Court Judge, Edmond Levy, as the report calls for “legalizing” Israeli settlement outposts in the occupied West Bank as they, allegedly, are “part of the state of Israel’.Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported […]

27 May

Palestine Today 05 26 2011

May 27, 2011 3:30 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 5 m 40s || 5.19 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, for Thursday May 26th, 2011 International human rights organisation Amnesty International has called on people to take action to […]

26 May

Inauguration Ceremony For Jewish Only Settlement In East Jerusalem

Israeli government Ministers have inaugurated a new Jewish only settlement in East Jerusalem. A ceremony including Jerusalem mayor Mayor Nir Barkat and Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan officially opened the Ma’aleh Zeitim settlement, in East Jerusalem’s Ras al-Amud neighbourhood. Speeches during the ceremony focussed on maintaining Jerusalem as an undivided […]

10 Mar

Abu Rodeina: “By Its New Construction Orders, Israel Is Foiling Talks Before They Start”

Nabil Abu Rodeina, spokesperson of the Palestinian Presidency, stated Tuesday that the Israeli decision to build 1600 units for Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem is a serious Israeli escalation and an attempt to sabotage the indirect, American mediated talks, before they even start. Abu Rodeina added that “it is clear […]

24 Feb

Netanyahu Blasts Abbas’ Statements Regarding “Jewish Heritage Trial”

February 24, 2010 2:41 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, blasted president Mahmoud Abbas for his remarks regarding Israel’s plan to consider the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron and the Bilal Mosque in Bethlehem as part of the “Jewish Heritage Trail.”Netanyahu claimed that Israel has the obligation to ensure the freedom of religion to all faiths, […]

26 Aug

Abbas: “No peace agreement until all detainees are freed”

August 26, 2008 9:24 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, said during a welcome ceremony to 199 Palestinians who were freed by Israel on Monday, that there will be no peace deal with Israel until all Palestinian detainees are freed from Israeli prisons and detention centers, Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported. Abbas added that the Palestinians […]

04 May

Israelis hold a mass rally demanding Olmert to resign

Thousands of Israelis poured into the Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on Thursday at night and rallied against the Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, for his and his government’s conduct during the second Lebanon war, Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported.The number of protesters was estimated by 200.000, including parents of […]

11 Jan

Israeli Knesset approves preliminary proposal to revoke citizenship of `unpatriotic` Israelis

January 11, 2007 2:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The general assembly of the Israeli Knesset approved in preliminary reading on Wednesday a proposal of a new Israeli law that authorizes the Israeli district court to withdraw citizenship from any Israeli who is proven to be not loyal to Israel”.  The acts of “disloyalty” include visiting an “enemy state” […]

08 Nov

Sharon’s aides: `“Likud is splitting in two`

November 8, 2005 9:41 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Aides to the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, after his defeat in a Knesset vote by the opposition of “rebels” of his own Likud party, said that the Likud is now effectively split into two divisions; the first headed by Sharon while the second is led by Likud rebels. A […]

07 Nov

Knesset approves the appointment of Olmert

November 7, 2005 9:55 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli Knesset approved on Monday evening the appointment of Ehud Olmert as the Israeli Minister of finance by 71-41 margin, and Matan Vilnai as Science Minister. The approval comes as a defeat to the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who was attempting to name Olmert together with Roni Bar-On and […]

31 Oct

Sharon to Knesset: `“Separation Wall is a top priority`

October 31, 2005 6:10 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon addressing the Knesset during the opening of its winter session, said that Israel considers the construction of the Separation Wall in the West Bank as a top priority. In spite of all of the implications of the Separation Wall on the lives of the Palestinians, […]

13 Feb

MK Bishara’ vote vital to pass settlers’ Compensation bill

February 13, 2005 4:05 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

The Israeli Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee is scheduled to look at and vote on the penalty clauses of the settlers’ evacuation compensation bill on Sunday. {mosimage}As it stands now, out of the 17 committee members eight are expected to vote against and eight are expected to vote for […]

11 Apr

Likud Referendum on April 29

Likud referendum over the disengagement plan on April 29,IMEMc & Agencies, April 11, 2004 The Likud party’s central election committee decided Sunday to hold Likud referendum over the disengagement plan on April 29, immediately after Independence Day. According to governmental source, the cabinet will vote on the plan on Sunday, […]

10 Apr

Likud MK Petition Court against Referendum Timing

institution against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s request toIMEMC & Agencies, April 10, 2004 Likud MK Gilad Erdan on Friday petitioned the party’s judicial institution against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s request to hold the referendum on disengagement plan by the end of April. Sharon has formally asked the Likud […]

22 Dec

A Plan Born Dead

both Palestinians and settlers. Settlers, wo stand on the fore frontGhassan Andoni-IMEMC-Analysis, December 22, 2003 Sharon, as he presented his “disengagment plan” trigered fears among both Palestinians and settlers. Settlers, wo stand on the fore front of the Greater Land of Israel camp, Likud hardliners, and relgous parties are seemingly […]

07 Nov

Cameras to Monitor Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque as Settlers and Police Continue Systematic Provocations

Israeli occupation police have begun placing new cameras at the Council Gate of Al-Aqsa Mosque, to monitor Palestinians’ entry and exit through the Islamic holy site. Director of Al-Aqsa Academy for Science and Heritage Sheikh Najeh Bkeerat said, according to Days of Palestine, that Israeli police “are placing the cameras […]

10 Jan

El secuestro israelí de un pastor libanés es ignorado por los medios de comunicación

January 10, 2008 7:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian Politics 0

En el segundo incidente parecido desde la invasión de 2006, dos proyectiles lanzados desde Líbano tocaron Israel el lunes por la noche, las noticias fueron primera plana comprensiblemente en Israel, y publicadas como sucesos mayores en los noticieros de las grandes cadenas occidentales tales como la CNN o la BBC, […]

24 Aug


“The ceasefire in Lebanon was holding by a thread last night after sanctioned a commando raid in the east of the country. Kofi Annan, the United Nations Secretary General, said had violated the truce, and he was ‘deeply concerned’ about it.”  The Guardian For those familiar with Israeli aggression, the […]