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EU: Settlements a ‚ÄúSerious Breach of International Law‚ÄĚ

Shortly after the Israeli government approved the establishment of a new settlement on the outskirts of Jericho city, the European Union slammed all settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem, as a serious breach of international law. ‚ÄúThe European Union reiterates that all settlements in the occupied Palestinian […]

September 18, 2019 1:32 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Election Tally: Likud and Blue White Win 32 Seats Each

Unofficial results of the 22nd Knesset elections showed that the Likud party of incumbent prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the centrist White and Blue party, of opposer Benny Gantz, won 32 seats each, while the joint list received 13. At this time, 92% of the votes have been counted. Netanyahu, […]

September 18, 2019 1:25 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Merchant At Erez Terminal

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a Palestinian merchant at the Erez border terminal between the besieged Gaza Strip and Israel, after interrogating him for several hours. The merchant is the second to be abducted this week, and the fifth since the beginning of this year. Nasser Ferwana, a Palestinian Researcher, a […]

September 18, 2019 12:18 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Wednesday morning, on several Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Gaza city. Media sources said the Palestinian fishing boats were less than three nautical miles from the shore of the Sudaniyya area, northwest of Gaza. They added that the attack did not lead […]

September 18, 2019 11:20 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening and Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children, from Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, and Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers also searched homes in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said […]

September 18, 2019 10:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Malta Condemns Netanyahu’s Annexation Statements

Malta condemned Tuesday statements by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his intention to annex occupied West Bank land. Malta’s Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela called the annexation of land from the occupied West Bank, including the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea, a violation of international law. He also […]

September 18, 2019 5:24 AM The Palestinian News & Info Agency International, Israel, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two young Palestinian men near Ein Bonin spring, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after searching them and reportedly finding a knife. Israeli army spokesperson claimed that the soldiers saw two Palestinians near Ein Bonin, before stopping and searching that, and ‚Äúfound a […]

September 18, 2019 5:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

US Diplomats Pressure Europe Lawmakers to Oppose BDS

United States diplomats have pressured lawmakers and officials in certain European countries to oppose moves to boycott Israel or the illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank, in a move which is part of the ongoing campaign by the Israeli lobby against the Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS) movement. According […]

September 18, 2019 5:12 AM IMEMC & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, International Politics, Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine 0

2 Palestinian Youth Shot By Israeli Forces, One Critical

A number of Palestinians were injured today from Israeli army gunfire or teargas inhalation in various areas of the occupied West Bank, according to medical sources, including one reported in critical condition. A child was admitted to Istishari Hospital in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, with very critical […]

September 18, 2019 4:55 AM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home in ‚ÄėAida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Mohannad Mahmoud Ja‚Äôara, 22, and abducted […]

September 17, 2019 1:05 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Einabus Palestinian village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation after illegal colonialist settlers attacked homes. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority […]

September 17, 2019 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Remembering The Sabra And Shatilla Massacre 35 Years On

Its time to end the Israeli culture of impunity that permitted the Sabra and Shatilla massacre to happen, 35 years ago. by Nabil Mohamad On September 16, 1982, following the Israeli invasion of¬†Lebanon, the right-wing Christian Phalange militia stormed the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps, in West Beirut, and began […]

September 17, 2019 6:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, Human Interest, Lebanon war, News Report 0

Six Palestinian Detainees Still On Hunger Strike against Administrative Detention

The Commission of Detainees and ex-Detainees Affairs said, in its Sunday report, that six Palestinian detainees being held in Israeli prisons are continuing an open-ended hunger strike against their arbitrary administrative detention without charge or trial. Five of them are languishing in al-Ramla prison clinic.   The commission noted that […]

September 17, 2019 5:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Elderly Palestinian Assaulted near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers, today, assaulted an elderly Palestinian at an army checkpoint to northwest of Ramallah, according to witnesses. They said that soldiers, stationed at a checkpoint outside the village of Deir Nitham, stopped a car driven by Saleh Tamimi, 52, and forced him out of his car before they started […]

September 17, 2019 5:26 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Press Release: Ziada Case against Israeli Generals for Gaza War Crimes Heard in The Hague

The Hague, September 9th, 2019¬† On Tuesday 17th¬†September, the District Court of The Hague will hold a hearing on the admissibility of a case brought by Dutch citizen Ismail Ziada against the former Chief of General Staff of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF), Benny Gantz and former Commander of the […]

September 17, 2019 4:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0