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Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded many Palestinian communities across the West Bank, violently searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians. […]

July 16, 2019 4:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, Salfit, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Palestinian Detainee Dies In Solitary Confinement In Nitzan Israeli Prison

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Tuesday, that a Palestinian detainee from Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, died in solitary confinement in Nitzan Israeli Prison. The PPS said the detainee, Nasser Majed Taqatqa, 31, was taken prison by Israeli soldiers on June 19 […]

July 16, 2019 4:11 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Seven-year-old Palestinian Child Killed by Israeli Settler in Hit-and-Run

A Palestinian child who was riding his bicycle near his village in the southern part of the West Bank was hit by an unknown Israeli settler and killed on Monday. Tariq Zebania, 7 years old, was from Tarqumia, west of Hebron, and was riding his bicycle by the settlement road […]

July 16, 2019 7:07 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Freedom Flotilla to Break Israeli Siege Again Next Year

Chairman of the International Committee for Breaking the Siege of Gaza, and a founding member of Freedom Flotilla Coalition, Zaher Birawi, has unveiled a new attempt, by the Freedom Flotilla, to break Gaza’s naval blockade. Birawi indicated, in press statements, that the new Freedom Flotilla might be carrying nominal relief […]

July 16, 2019 2:32 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

VIDEO: Gazans Deprived of Seaside Recreation by Pollution

By Zakaria al-Madhoun GAZA, Monday, July 15,2019 (WAFA) – Hassan Qassem’s family failed to find a safe and clean swimming area along the shore of Gaza City to swim in because of the pollution of the sea with sewage. The seashore is the only natural relief for the two million […]

July 16, 2019 2:27 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0
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Avigdor Lieberman: “Our conflict is with the entire Muslim world.”

Avigdor Lieberman, the former Israeli Defense Minister, renewed his incitement against Palestinian citizens on Monday, according to Israeli sources. Speaking at a campaign trail meeting in Kiryat Ono, the Yisrael Beiteinu chair described the “conflict” as “three-dimensional”, “with the Arab countries, with the Palestinians and Israeli Arabs”, and that “the […]

July 16, 2019 2:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0
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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, at least fifteen Palestinians, including two women and seven political prisoners, and demolished the foundation of one building, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes and abducted seven former political prisoners, identified as […]

July 15, 2019 9:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Hamas: “Our Struggle Is Against the Israeli Occupation, Not The Jews”

The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, the ruling party in the besieged Gaza Strip, said in a statement following a speech by Fathi Hammad, a member of its political bureau, that the movement’s official stance is to struggle against the ongoing Israeli occupation of Palestine, and not the Jews. The official […]

July 15, 2019 8:03 PM IMEMC News Diplomacy, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics 0

UPDATE: Over 100 Bullet Fragments in Brain of Palestinian Child Shot in Northern West Bank

07/13/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Qalqilia Israeli soldiers shot a Palestinian child in the head with live ammunition yesterday during a protest against settlement expansion in the West Bank town of Kafr Qaddum, Palestine. Abdul Rahman Yasser Shteiwi, 10, was rushed to Rafidia Hospital in Nablus at around 3pm […]

July 14, 2019 10:34 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Soldiers Storm Bab ar-Rahma in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation police and soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn,  Bab ar-Rahma mosque, to the east of Al-Aqsa mosque, removed the worshipers and its contents. Director of Public Relations and Information at the Islamic Endowments Department, Firas Al-Debs said that soldiers and the police stormed the site ahead of the […]

July 14, 2019 10:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Soldiers Invade Beit Ummar

Palestinian residents of the southern West Bank town of Beit Ummar confronted Israeli soldiers who stormed into the town, today, according to a local activist. Mohammad Awad told WAFA that, after the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in the town, residents pelted them with stones. The soldiers fired back with a […]

July 14, 2019 10:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

World’s Largest Christian Zionist Summit Upset by Protesters

Interfaith peace activists heckled speakers, at the summit of the world’s largest Christian Zionist organization, in a protest over the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Demonstrators were forcibly ejected from the Washington meeting by security staff after disrupting the speeches of key convention delegates, PNN reports. More than 100 Christian, Jewish […]

July 14, 2019 10:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, and abducted Tareq Hussein al-Mohtaseb and Abdul-Rahman Gheith. It added […]

July 14, 2019 4:32 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

African Group Calls On UN to Hold Israel Accountable for Crimes Against Palestinians

The African Group has called on the United Nations (UN) to hold Israel accountable for its crimes against Palestinians. The African Group – sometimes known as the Group of African States – is a regional assembly within the UN comprised of 54 member states from the African continent. It represents […]

July 14, 2019 4:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Unite, UK’s 2nd Largest Union, Will Boycott HP

July 13, 2019 / Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) / UK In a major victory for the Boycott HP campaign, the second largest British and Irish trade union, with 1.2 million members, Unite the Union, joined the campaign. Unite joins Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (FNV), the Netherland’s largest trade union, with 1.1 million members, which dropped HP […]

July 14, 2019 4:45 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0