Search Results for : Najjar

16 Aug
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure Seven Palestinians, Kidnap One, In Hebron

August 16, 2016 9:40 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into and searched several homes, before shooting and injuring seven Palestinians during ensuing clashes, and kidnapped one. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers clashed with dozens of […]

10 Jul
11:01

Hundreds of Gazans Hospitalized for Food Poisoning

At least 1,000 Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip suffered from food poisoning from eating salted herring on the first on Wednesday and Thursday — the second day of Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr. After hundreds of residents of Khan Younis and Rafah were hospitalized for food poisoning, Gaza’s Ministry of […]

14 Jun
8:32

UNRWA Statement Regarding Attack in Sayyida Zeinab

Damascus, 14 June, 2016  The UNITED NATIONS WORKS AND RELIEF AGENCY (UNRWA) strongly condemns the parties responsible for two explosions in the vicinity of Qabr Essit camp in the town of Sayyida Zeinab on 11 June 2016. One explosion claimed the lives of 14 civilians and injured over a hundred. […]

27 May
12:58

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jerusalem

The Israeli army kidnapped, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources in Ramallah said several army vehicles invaded Silwad, searched homes and kidnapped a father of two detainees. The Palestinian […]

28 Apr
11:42

Israeli Military Courts Issue New Administrative Detention Orders Against 27 Detainees

April 28, 2016 11:42 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

A number of Israeli military courts issued new Administrative Detention orders against 27 detainees for periods varying between three and six months, subject to renewal without a hearing. 14 of the new orders are new Administrative Detention, while the rest were issued against detainees who have been held for several months, […]

05 Apr
8:16

Army Kidnaps Seven Palestinians In Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli army invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several Palestinian areas in the southern West bank district of Hebron, broke into and searched many homes and kidnapped seven Palestinians. The PPS said the soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Hmeidat, from his home in Surif […]

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02 Apr
10:19

Israeli Navy Sinks A Palestinian Fishing Boat In Southern Gaza

April 2, 2016 10:19 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli navy boats fired, on Saturday at dawn, several shells and live rounds on a number of Palestinian fishing boats, near the Rafah shore, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, causing one boat to sink. Two Palestinians injured on Friday at night.

29 Mar
12:33

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Twelve Palestinians In Hebron

March 29, 2016 12:33 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped eleven Palestinians, while another Palestinian was kidnapped on the Container military roadblock.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in […]

05 Feb
3:00

Archaeological Excavation Conducted in Cremisan Valley

February 5, 2016 3:00 PM IMEMC & Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

In May of 2015, Israel commenced with the construction of the apartheid wall in the northern Bethlehem area; namely the area around the Cremisan Valley in Beit-Jala, without taking into consideration the valley’s potential of outstanding universal value. The site is an integral part of the serial nomination ‘Palestine, Land […]

24 Jan
7:03

Member of Qassam Brigades Killed in Gaza Tunnel Collapse

A Hamas-affiliated militant died on Saturday, after a tunnel collapsed west of the city of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, medical and local sources in Gaza said.Gaza’s Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra identified the victim as Ahmad Ashour al-Najjar, 26. Locals said that the tunnel was used […]

22 Jan
5:23

PCHR Weekly Report: 5 Palestinians killed, 23 wounded by Israeli Troops this week

January 22, 2016 5:23 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 14- 20 January 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories throughout the week.5 Palestinian civilians were killed in the […]

15 Jan
11:29

Israeli Navy Kidnaps Two Gaza Fishers

January 15, 2016 11:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday evening, a number of Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, northwest of the Gaza Strip, and kidnapped two fishers.The two kidnapped fishers have been identified as Bassem Abu Ryala and Mohammad an-Najjar. Eyewitnesses said the navy ships also fired several live rounds at […]

07 Jan
1:56

Soldiers Kidnap 15 Palestinians In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Thursday, at least fourteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, while the army also claimed locating combat materials in Hebron.Israeli sources said the army located guns, magazines and rocket launchers in Abu Sneina neighborhood in the southern West bank […]

02 Jan
2:11

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (17 – 30 December 2015)

January 2, 2016 2:11 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (17 – 30 December 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

24 Dec
8:10

Israeli Planes Spray Crop-killing Pesticides on Gaza Farmland

December 24, 2015 8:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Israeli planes reportedly sprayed agricultural crops along the Gaza border, on Wednesday, with pesticides that have been killing off crops for the third day in a row, the general manager of the plant protection department at the Gaza-based Ministry of Agriculture said.Wael Thabet said, according to Ma’an, that “several farmers […]

24 Dec
2:54

VIDEO: Dr. Tibi’s Response to Racist Anti-Christian Statement by Gopstein

December 24, 2015 2:54 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics 0

This video is from a speech made by Arab Member of Knesset, Dr. Ahmad Tibi, head of the Arab Movement for Change, who denounced recent racist statements of the leader of the right-wing group, Lehava, who called for the expulsion of non-Jews from Israel, and described the Christians as “bloodsucking […]

21 Dec
4:49

Army Kidnaps 26 Palestinians In The West Bank

December 21, 2015 4:49 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday, twenty-six Palestinians in different districts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes and property, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported.The PPS said most of the abductions took place in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, where the […]

14 Dec
6:43

Gaza Farmer Shot by Israeli Forces near Rafah

December 14, 2015 6:43 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers, on Sunday, shot and injured a Palestinian farmer east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, locals and medics said.Locals told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli soldiers stationed on the Israeli side of the border fence, near the Kerem Shalom military post, opened fire at Palestinian farmers working […]

23 Nov
4:53

Soldiers Kidnap 37 Palestinians In The West Bank

November 23, 2015 4:53 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The number of Palestinians, kidnapped by the Israeli army, largely from their homes in the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded them earlier Monday, has arrived to 37.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded various towns in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and […]

23 Nov
2:34

Army Kidnaps Thirteen Palestinians In Hebron

November 23, 2015 2:34 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers conducted, earlier Monday, extensive military invasions, and searches of homes, in different parts of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and kidnapped at least thirteen Palestinians.Several military vehicles invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and kidnapped eight Palestinians after interrogating them and their families. Mohammad Ayyad […]

04 Nov
4:02

32 Palestinians Kidnapped Overnight And At Dawn, Wednesday

November 4, 2015 4:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped 32 Palestinians overnight, and at dawn Wednesday, in different part of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem.The PPS said the invasions and abductions, were largely focused in the West Bank districts of Jerusalem, Hebron, Ramallah, Nablus and […]

02 Oct
10:41

Dozens Of Palestinians Injured In Nablus

October 2, 2015 10:41 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in the northern West Bank district of Nablus have reported that dozens of residents, including a mother and her child, have been injured, on Friday at dawn, in a number of attacks carried out by Israeli extremists targeting homes, while trees were burnt.The sources said the assailants […]

17 Sep
12:55

Israel to Demolish Residential Structures in Hebron Locality

September 17, 2015 12:55 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, served notices for the demolition of three houses and a residential tent belonging to Palestinian locals in the Hebron’s locality of Massafer Yatta, in the southern West Bank, said a local activist.According to WAFA, coordinator of the Anti-Wall and Settlement Popular Committee in southern Hebron, Rateb […]

04 Sep
10:59

Palestinian Rafah: 2 Children Injured by Random Egyptian Gunfire

September 4, 2015 10:59 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Two Palestinian children from Rafah, in southern Gaza, were injured Monday night by random gunfire on civilian houses by the Egyptian army.Media sources said, according to the PNN, that Adam Abu-Susein (13) suffered moderate injuries, and Mohammad Abu susein (14) sustained critical injuries. The two children were moved to the […]

02 Sep
1:19

Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

September 2, 2015 1:19 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

On Wednesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped at least seven Palestinians. Israeli fanatics destroy the main power transformer near Qalqilia.Media sources in Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank have reported that several military […]

27 Aug
3:36

Six More Palestinians Kidnapped In Hebron, Eleven Since Dawn

August 27, 2015 3:36 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Thursday, six more Palestinians in the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and took them to a number of detention and interrogation facilities. Media sources in Hebron said dozens of soldiers invaded the town before breaking into, and violently searching, several homes, […]

16 Aug
8:11

Gaza Woman Dies of Wounds Caused by Israeli UXO

A Palestinian woman from Rafah city, in the southern Gaza Strip, died Sunday morning from wounds she sustained more than a week ago when an unexploded ordnance, from last summer’s military assault on the region by Israel, went off while a family was clearing rubble from a destroyed house in […]

16 Aug
8:08

Settler Hits Palestinian Child with Car, Flees Scene

August 16, 2015 8:08 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

An Israeli settler, on Sunday, ran over a Palestinian child in Yatma village, to the south of Nablus, and fled the scene, according to the PNN.Security sources said that a settler ran over 10-year-old Mohammed Mustafa Najjar, causing him a fracture in his right leg. The child was moved to […]

06 Aug
3:12

4 Family Members Killed, 30 Palestinians Injured by UXO in Gaza

At least four Palestinians were killed on Thursday and over 30 injured when an unexploded ordnance (UXO), from last summer’s Israeli military offensive went off, while clearing rubble from a destroyed house in the southern Gaza Strip, medics said. Palestinian medical sources at the Abu Yousif al-Najjar hospital in Rafah […]

23 Jul
4:01

Woman Kidnapped While On Her Way To Visit Imprisoned Brother

July 23, 2015 4:01 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that a woman was kidnapped while on her way to visit her imprisoned brother, held by Israel since 2002, and is serving a life term.The PPS said Hanan Sadeq al-Akhdar, 51 years of age, was moved into solitary confinement in the Police […]

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11 Jul
3:04

This Week in Palestine Week 28 2015

July 11, 2015 3:04 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 4th, to the 10th, 2015. Israeli attacks this week leave three injured Palestinians including a child meanwhile Palestinians say won’t resume talk until Israel responds to demands These […]

10 Jul
7:35

Child Injured In Kufur Qaddoum, Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

July 10, 2015 7:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia 0

One child was injured by live Israeli army fire, Friday, while scores of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after the soldiers attacked the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.The protesters marched against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and settlements, and […]

07 Jul
2:42

Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late on Monday at night, eight Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Hebron, Bethlehem and Ramallah, after storming their homes and searching them.Several army vehicles invaded the Shiokh town, northeast of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified […]

03 Jun
3:16

PCHR: Israeli Naval Forces Wound Two Fishers and Arrest Five Others, including Child in Gaza Sea

On Tuesday, 02 June 2015, Israeli naval gunboats chased and opened fire at a Palestinian fishing boat sailing off northern Gaza shore wounding two fishers. On Monday morning, 01 June 2015, Israeli naval forces also arrested five Palestinian fishers, including a child, while fishing off Gaza shore.The Palestinian Centre for […]

03 Jun
12:15

Palestinian Farmer Injured By Army Fire In Khan Younis

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Wednesday morning, on a number of Palestinian farmers in their own lands, east of Khuza’a town, east of the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, moderately wounding one. A number of army vehicles also carried out a limited invasion into Rafah.Medical sources said Farid […]

02 Jun
3:05

Israeli Navy Boats Open Fire on Gaza Fishermen, Five Detained

Israeli naval boats, Monday, opened machine gunfire on Palestinian fishing boats and detained five fishermen offshore the Sudaniya to the northwest of Gaza.According to WAFA correspondence, Israeli naval boats opened machine gunfire on fishing boats sailing within the unilaterally-imposed six-nautical-miles fishing zone offshore Gaza city and detained five fishermen. The […]

29 May
12:36

Surviving in Gaza’s Caravan Houses

The family El Najjar was expelled during the Nakba from the Palestinian village of Salamah. This village was the subject of a total ethnic cleansing by the Zionist colonizers.Nowadays just ten houses remain from the almost 2000 that formed the village. In its place today we can find the Tel […]

29 May
12:12

Elderly Woman Dies Hours after Entering Gaza via Rafah

Yousra Omar Al Najjar, an elderly woman of 77, died on Wednesday evening, in Gaza’s European hospital, after a case of fatigue she sustained during her way back to the region via the Rafah crossing.The authority of crossings and borders in the Gaza Strip issued a statement explaining that Al […]

09 May
10:35

Former Detainee Dies of Medical Complications

May 9, 2015 10:35 PM IMEMC & Agencies Jenin, News Report, Prisoners 0

Former Palestinian detainee, Rami Kamal Shalamish, age 33, from the Jenin-area town of Birqin, died on Saturday, the prisoners’ committee said.Head of the Prisoners and Former Prisoners’ Affairs Committee, Issa Qaraqe, held Israel and the Israeli prisons services responsible for the death, citing Shalamish’s death a result of medical negligence […]

02 May
5:14

Soldiers Attack Procession Marking World Press Freedom Day, Injure Two Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate has reported Saturday, that Israeli soldiers used excessive force against journalists marking World Press Freedom Day in Bethlehem, injuring the Syndicate’s head, and a member of its general assembly.The journalists were marching ahead of the World Press Freedom day, celebrated every year on May 3, demanding […]

01 May
5:51

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a tunnel worker was killed in a partial tunnel collapse accident in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The sources said the deceased Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Walid Lahham, 25 years of age, from Khan Younis, in the […]

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28 Apr
11:26

Palestine Today 04 28 2015

April 28, 2015 11:26 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, April 28th, 2015. A Palestinian worker dies in a tunnel accident in Gaza, meanwhile in the West Bank Israeli settler injuries a Palestinian child. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

28 Apr
6:51

Gaza: Another Palestinian Dies in Collapsed Tunnel

April 28, 2015 6:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

A Palestinian worker died on Monday when a tunnel collapsed in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a health official said.A Ministry of Health spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma’an News Agency that Muhammad Khalid al-Najjar, 27, was killed in the incident. His body was taken to Abu Youssef al-Najjar hospital. […]

10 Apr
1:26

Former Detainee Dies Following Medical Neglect In Prison

April 10, 2015 1:26 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian Medical sources reported on Friday that former political prisoner, Ja’far Ibrahim ‘Awad, 22 years of age, died in a Palestinian hospital in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, due to serious complications resulting from a lack of specialized medical treatment, and medical maltreatment, while held in an Israeli […]

06 Apr
6:44

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (26 March – April 01 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 26 March – April 01 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 13 civilians, including an international […]

23 Mar
12:40

Soldiers Storm Two Schools Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and stormed two schools, causing panic among the students. The WAFA news agency said the soldiers stormed a local school for girls, and another school for boys, in al-Khader, despite attempts by teachers in both […]

23 Mar
6:17

Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Child In Nablus

March 23, 2015 6:17 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped a Palestinian child.The Palestine TV has reported that a number of Israeli military vehicles invaded the village before the soldiers stormed the home of Mohammad Najjar, and violently searched the property […]

19 Feb
3:59

Journalist Syndicate Condemns Israeli Detention of Palestinian Reporter

February 19, 2015 3:59 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Journalist Syndicate (PJS), on Wednesday, slammed Israel’s arrest of Ala’a al-Titi. Meanwhile, Facebook has removed the page of a Hamas-affiliated news agency.A protest in solidarity with al-Titi was held in front of Ofer prison, in Israel, according to WAFA correspondence. Secretary General of PJS, Abdul Nasser al-Najjar, condemned […]

12 Feb
12:31

Israeli Forces Storm Hebron, Erect Checkpoints, Earmark Lands for Annexation

February 12, 2015 12:31 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces raided, on Tuesday evening, the town of Deir Sammit, to the west of Hebron, where they erected a number of mobile check points. In the village of al-Shuyukh, to the northeast, some 2,000 dunams have been designated for annexation.Eyewitnesses reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that […]

11 Feb
4:01

Eight Kidnapped In Hebron, At Least Two Injured

February 11, 2015 4:01 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded several towns in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, kidnapped eight Palestinians, including children, wounded at least two, and handed five others military orders for interrogation.Coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Hebron, Mohammad Awad, said dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Ummar, […]

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07 Feb
2:12

This Week in Palestine Week 06 2015

February 7, 2015 2:12 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link after Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for January 31st, to February 6th, 2015. United Nations and Arab league top officials called this week for accelerating the reconstruction of Gaza, meanwhile Israeli attacks targeting West Bank and […]

01 Feb
2:41

Six Palestinians Kidnapped In The West Bank

February 1, 2015 2:41 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, a number of Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped at least six Palestinians.Eyewitnesses said several military vehicles invaded Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped […]

01 Feb
2:41

Six Palestinians Kidnapped In The West Bank

February 1, 2015 2:41 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, a number of Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped at least six Palestinians.Eyewitnesses said several military vehicles invaded Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped […]

01 Feb
9:24

Palestinian Teen Killed By Israeli Army Fire Near Nablus

February 1, 2015 9:24 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a teenage resident of Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, was shot and killed, on Saturday evening, by Israeli army fire, while another Palestinian was injured, and kidnapped. The sources said the soldiers killed Ahmad Ibrahim Najjar, 19 years […]

15 Jan
5:35

Palestinian Teen Killed By Army Fire South Of Bethlehem

January 15, 2015 5:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian teenager from Yatta town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped his friend, while walking near the Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem.Medical sources said the soldiers shot Osama ‘Ali Mohammad Abu Jundiyya, 17 years of age, seriously […]

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10 Jan
2:35

This Week in Palestine Week 02 2015

January 10, 2015 2:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for January 3rd, to the 9th, 2015. The Palestinian Authority signs ICC application, in the meantime Israeli attacks targeting Palestinian communities in Gaza and the West Bank leave two injured […]

03 Jan
2:30

Palestinian Fisherman Seriously Injured By Israeli Navy Fire In Gaza

Israeli Navy boats opened fire, on Saturday at dawn, on a number of Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza waters in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, seriously wounding one fisherman.Local sources said the navy fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, and a shell, seriously wounding Jamal […]

03 Jan
3:09

Palestinian Child Killed by Egyptian Forces at Rafah Border

January 3, 2015 3:09 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Egyptian military forces, late Friday, shot and killed a Palestinian child at the Rafah border between Egypt and Gaza.Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Egyptian soldiers opened fire at four Palestinians in the al-Salam neighborhood of Rafah, killing one and arresting the other three. Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qedra […]

21 Dec
7:25

94 Israeli Ceasefire Violations Since August

Humanity for Palestine has reported that, since the ceasefire agreement of August, 2014, Israel has committed 94 ceasefire violations. The latest was Saturday’s airstrike in Khan Younis, along with an attack on Gaza fishermen.On August 26th, Israel and the Palestinian Authority, acting on behalf of the Palestinian people – including […]

14 Dec
3:29

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04-10 December 2014)

December 14, 2014 3:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 04-10 December 2014.PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04-10 December 2014) Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and […]

08 Dec
1:15

Israeli Navy Escalates Attacks Against Gaza Fishermen

Israeli gunboats stationed in the Gaza Sea have again chased down and opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats sailing within the officially allotted fishing zone.According to the PNN, forces arrested 12 fishermen, confiscated 5 boats, and damaged fishing equipment. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemned the continued attacks […]

24 Nov
3:50

Palestinian Killed By Army Fire In Northern Gaza

November 24, 2014 3:50 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was shot and killed by Israeli army fire, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip on Sunday. In addition, a Palestinian teen was shot and wounded by army fire in Rafah, southern Gaza.Dr. Ashraf Al-Qedra, spokesperson of the […]

24 Nov
2:48

Teen Seriously Injured, 2 Taken at Gaza Border

November 24, 2014 2:48 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A Palestinian teenager was reported to have been seriously injured, while two others were abducted by Israeli forces near the Kerem Shalom crossing, in the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said that a 17-year-old Palestinian identified by his initials A.K., was shot by Israeli forces near the crossing and taken to […]

19 Nov
9:44

Palestinian Seriously Wounded By Settlers Fire Near Ramallah

November 19, 2014 9:44 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Medical sources have reported, Tuesday, that a Palestinian teen was shot, and moderately injured by a live round, fired by an Israeli settler near Beiteen village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Settlers attack homes in Burin and Huwwara, near Nablus.Medical sources in Ramallah said Ibrahim Daraghma, […]

10 Nov
12:36

Several Fishermen Injured By Israeli Navy Fire

November 10, 2014 12:36 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in Gaza said several fishermen have been injured, late on Sunday at night and after midnight, after Israel Navy boats fired rounds of live ammunition and shells, at their boats, close to the shore of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The Safa news Agency […]

04 Nov
9:17

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for October 23 – 29, 2014

November 4, 2014 9:17 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (23 – 29 October 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in Selwad village, northeast of Ramallah, in the central West […]

11 Oct
6:00

Names of Palestinians Killed in the War on Gaza Since 8 July

October 11, 2014 6:00 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

This list is still incomplete, but we are trying to fill in gaps – these are Palestinian men, women and children killed during the Israeli assault on Gaza from July 8th to August 27th, 2014, and those who died of their wounds later on. The IMEMC staff tried to document […]

01 Oct
3:13

165 Palestinians, Including 40 Children, Kidnapped In Hebron In September

October 1, 2014 3:13 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli army kidnapped 165 Palestinians, including 40 children and 25 patients, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, in September, and imposed high fines on many detainees.The PPS in Hebron said 70 of the kidnapped Palestinians […]

22 Sep
2:41

Thirteen Palestinians Kidnapped In The West Bank

September 22, 2014 2:41 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least thirteen Palestinians in numerous invasions targeting homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to a number of military camps. The invasions started earlier at dawn, and lasted for several hours.Local sources in Hebron have reported that several Israeli military vehicles […]

16 Sep
11:44

PCHR Finds Torture Evidence Among Prisoners Taken During Gaza Assault

September 16, 2014 11:44 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Lawyers from the Palestinian Center for Human Rights have visited prisoners detained during the Israeli assault on Gaza and confirmed evidence of torture, according to the PNN. The lawyers reportedly gained access to Ashkelon Prison, where they visited 4 Palestinian detainees arrested during the latest Israeli offensive on the Gaza […]

08 Sep
2:26

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

September 8, 2014 2:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (28 August – 03 September 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: In the Gaza Strip, although 9 days have passed following the Egyptian-brokered truce agreement between the Palestinian resistance groups […]

01 Sep
7:38

Israeli Forces Kidnap 4 Palestinians, Summon Others for Interrogation

September 1, 2014 7:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli forces abducted four Palestinians from different areas of the West Bank, on Sunday, while summoning others to appear for interrogation, according to local reports.The Palestinian Prisoner’s Club (PPC) said that an Israeli army unit arrested Badri Abu Zalta, 14, and Kazim an Najjar, 16, severely beating them near the […]

31 Aug
1:38

Four, Including Two Children, Kidnapped In West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched homes, and kidnapped four Palestinians, including two children. The two children were attacked and beaten by the soldiers.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that several Israeli military jeeps invaded Burin town, near […]

28 Aug
2:05

Army Kidnaps Fourteen Palestinians, Detains Two, In The West Bank

August 28, 2014 2:05 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped fourteen Palestinians in various invasions targeting different communities in the occupied West Bank, and briefly detained two other Palestinians.Media sources, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, have reported that the army kidnapped a young woman, identified as Fida’ Suleiman, 22, at the Modi’in roadblock, west […]

25 Aug
7:37

Two Killed, Many Injured, In Ongoing Israeli Aggression

August 25, 2014 7:37 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that two Palestinians have been killed, many injured, including some who suffered critical injuries, in the ongoing Israeli bombardment of Gaza.The sources said resident Yassin Ibrahim al-Biltaji, 23, died of serious injuries suffered after the army bombarded Gaza. Several Palestinians have been injured in the […]

24 Aug
11:08

Two Palestinians Killed, Many Injured In Gaza

August 24, 2014 11:08 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers bombarded, Sunday, another residential tower in Gaza City, killing two Palestinians and wounding several others. Many Palestinians have also been injured in separate Israeli air strikes in the besieged coastal region.Medical sources said that one Palestinian died at the Shifa Medical Center of serious injuries suffered at dawn, […]

21 Aug
12:25

Including Senior Hamas Leaders, Twelve Palestinians Killed Thursday

August 21, 2014 12:25 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinians medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that at least twelve Palestinians have been killed and at least 200 have been injured in the extensive Israeli bombardment targeting different parts of the besieged coastal region.The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad said Israel assassinated the […]

13 Aug
6:01

Ministry Of Detainees Publishes Names Of 26 Palestinians Kidnapped In Gaza

August 13, 2014 6:01 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Palestinian Ministry of Detainee and Ex-Detainees stated that its legal units managed, a few days ago, to obtain a list containing the names of 26 Palestinians kidnapped by the Israeli army, along with several others, during the Israeli invasion and its aggression on Gaza.The 26 Palestinians have been constantly […]

09 Aug
4:21

UPDATED: 03:16 Five Palestinians Killed, At Least 31 Injured, Friday

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported that Israeli missiles and shells in the Gaza Strip have killed five Palestinians, Friday, while at least 31 have been injured.3:15 Friday Update: In a phone call with journalist Mohamed Omer in Rafah, the IMEMC learnt that the army is bombing different areas […]

07 Aug
3:24

Palestinian Dies Of Earlier Wounds suffered In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources at the al-Maqassed Hospital in occupied Jerusalem have reported that a Palestinian man from Gaza died of wounds suffered a week ago, in an Israeli bombardment of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources said Mohammad Jom’a Najjar, 32, was seriously wounded when […]

03 Aug
2:55

19 Medics Killed, 17 Hospitals Bombed by Israeli Forces Since July 8th

Since the Israeli military began its assault on the Gaza Strip on July 8th, Israeli forces have repeatedly targeted medics and medical centers who have been working feverishly to treat the over 9,000 people who have been wounded.Since July 8th, Medics and Rescue Teams have been attacked by Israeli airstrikes […]

03 Aug
4:41

United Nations Warns of “Rapidly Unfolding” Health Disaster in Gaza

August 3, 2014 4:41 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, International, News Report 0

A health disaster of widespread proportions is rapidly unfolding in the Gaza Strip as a direct result of the ongoing conflict, said the United Nations today.Mr. James W. Rawley, the Humanitarian Coordinator in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), together with Mr. Robert Turner, UNRWA’s Director of Operations in the Gaza […]

03 Aug
12:00

Rafah Hit Hard by Israeli Airstrikes; 24 More Killed, Including Parents & Their Children

August 3, 2014 12:00 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Local sources report that at least 50 Palestinians were killed in continuous airstrikes on Rafah on Saturday. This follows an attack on a market in Rafah Friday that broke a ‘humanitarian ceasefire’ with the number of deaths estimated to be over 50, and the wounding of 200 more. The final […]

01 Aug
8:04

Nine Family Members Killed In Khan Younis, Ten More Killed In Different Strikes

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that nine members of the al-Farra family have been killed, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while at least ten have been injured. Ten more killed in ongoing Israeli strikes, and two Palestinians died of earlier […]

31 Jul
4:08

13 Palestinians Dead, Scores Wounded By Israeli Air Strikes

Following two days of massive Israeli bombardment of all parts of the Gaza Strip resulting in more than 200 Palestinians dead, the early hours of Thursday morning saw 13 additional Palestinians killed, and dozens injured.A Palestinian man was assassinated, and several others have been injured, by an Israeli missile in […]

31 Jul
2:24

26 Palestinians Killed in Wednesday Afternoon Airstrikes; Including 17 Killed in Crowded Market

Throughout the day, on Wednesday, casualties have been pouring into hospitals in every part of Gaza, as medical facilities have had to turn to backup generators for power after Israel bombed the main power station on Tuesday. Among the dead are 17 people who were killed in an airstrike on […]

31 Jul
1:23

Seven Palestinians Kidnapped from Bethlehem and Hebron

Seven Palestinians, including three minors, were abducted by Israeli forces from the Hebron and Bethlehem districts on Wednesday, according to reports by local and security sources.Soldiers stormed Al-Fawwar refugee camp, to the south of Hebron City, today, according to WAFA. One 21-year-old Palestinian was taken captive, along with three 17-year-olds, […]

30 Jul
7:14

Another Family Killed By Israeli Missiles In Khan Younis – Death Toll Continues To Rise

Israeli missiles have killed six family members in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while several Palestinians have been injured. Dozens killed due to ongoing Israeli bombardment.Update: 18:43: The Ministry of Health in Gaza have reported that four Palestinians have been killed, and many wounded, when […]

30 Jul
10:00

15 Killed By Israeli Missile In Jabalia School; 4 killed in separate strikes

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that fifteen Palestinians have been killed, in the early morning hours before dawn Wednesday, when the Israeli army fired a missile into Abu Hussein School, where families had taken shelter, in Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Three […]

30 Jul
12:10

At Least 25 Civilians, Children, Killed By Israeli Missiles In Gaza

July 30, 2014 12:10 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

update: A new airstrike in Rafah around 8:30 pm Tuesday killed two and wounded three. The Palestinian Health Ministry reports 192 killed, and hundreds more injured since Monday. Most of these are still waiting to be identified. Reports continue to roll in of new airstrikes and naval artillery shelling, ongoing […]

29 Jul
10:36

Seriously Wounded Gaza Child Dies At A Jerusalem Hospital

A Palestinian child, who was seriously injured several days ago when the army fired a missile into a street in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, died on Tuesday at the St. Joseph (French) Hospital in occupied Jerusalem.The Maan News Agency has reported that Zaher Ahmad […]

29 Jul
5:22

Nineteen Civilians Killed As Israel Continues To Strike Homes In Gaza

The Israeli army resumed its bombardments of different areas of the Gaza Strip, hitting more homes and civilian structures, killing at least eighteen more Palestinians, including an entire family, and wounding dozens of residents.The Ministry of Health in Gaza stated that seven members of the Abu Zeid family were killed, […]

26 Jul
10:40

Just Before 12-hour ‘Temporary Ceasefire’ Begins, 19 from One Family Killed in Israeli Airstrike

July 26, 2014 10:40 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

As in the two previous ‘temporary truces’ since the Israeli assault on Gaza began July 8th, Israeli forces stepped up their attacks on Palestinian civilians in the hours leading up to the time of the scheduled ceasefire. On Saturday morning, as the 7 am ‘temporary ceasefire’ start time was approaching, […]

25 Jul
1:49

Seventeen Killed In The Early Morning Hours Of Friday

In the pre-dawn hours on Friday, the Israeli army fired missiles and shells into dozens of homes, residential buildings, medical facilities and other areas in different parts of the Gaza Strip, killing seventeen Palestinians, and wounding dozens of residents.update: Eyad Nassr Sharab died of his wounds at Nassar Hospital in […]

25 Jul
7:40

Civilian Casualties Continue To Rise; 14 killed Thursday night

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip has reported that at last fifteen Palestinians have been killed by Israeli missiles and shells late Thursday night, July 24th, while dozens of Palestinians have been injured.Update – In the early hours of Friday morning, medical sources said a pregnant woman, identified as […]

25 Jul
3:12

Another Bloody Day of the Israeli Offensive on Gaza

Dozens Palestinian Civilians Killed and Wounded by Israeli Attacks in Khuza’a, ‘Abassan and al-Qarara Villages; Israeli Forces Attack Gaza from the Air, the Sea and the Ground; More Palestinians ForciblySince the Beginning of the Israeli Offensive on Gaza: 743 Palestinians Killed, of Whom 605 Are Civilians, Including 176 Children and […]

24 Jul
2:30

At Least 33 Palestinians Killed In Pre-Dawn Israeli Attacks In Gaza

Update: 10:00 am Thursday: The child killed in the bombing of the mosque in Jabalia has been identified as: Hadi Abdul-Hamid Abdul Nabi, an infant aged 1 1/2. The death toll so far Thursday morning stands at 33 identified, but the number is likely to rise as bodies are being […]

23 Jul
7:56

At Least Five Killed On Wednesday in pre-Dawn Attacks Throughout Gaza

The Israeli army continued its bombardment and shelling of different areas in the densely populated Gaza Strip, killing at least five more Palestinians, and wounding several others.Medical sources said resident Wisam Ala’ Najjar, 17, was killed when one of the missiles fired into Khan Younis, in the southern part of […]

20 Jul
10:31

Nine More Palestinians Killed, Medics Targeted Again

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that, as the Israeli army continued to fire missiles and bombard different parts of the West Bank; at least nine more Palestinian have been killed, on Sunday at dawn, while dozens were injured.The Israeli army is deliberately targeting Palestinian ambulances and […]

18 Jul
7:47

5-month Old Infant Killed in Rafah as Israeli Ground Invasion, Air Strikes Pound All Parts of Gaza

July 18, 2014 7:47 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Reports coming in from all parts of the Gaza Strip indicate a rapid increase in airstrikes and artillery fire in the early morning hours of Friday. Five month old Faris Juma’ al-Mahmoum has become the latest casualty in the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza.Fares was killed while in his mother’s […]