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6th Mar 2014

Palestine: Dozens of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

By Chris Carlson IMEMC: Wednesday, dozens of Israeli settlers, accompanied by Israeli police, have again stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque, touring the facility while holding maps and documentations.                      Mahmoud Abu Atta, spokesperson of the Al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Heritage, … Continued

6th Mar 2014

Palestine: 160 people forcibly displaced from ‘firing zones’ along Jordan Valley during January 2014

By Chris Carlson IMEMC: Israeli forces raided the northern Jordan Valley, on Tuesday, ordering 21 Palestinian families in Wadi Ibziq to leave their homes from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. The order’s objective was to allow the army to conduct … Continued

6th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli navy opens fire at fishermen in Gaza

IMEMC & Agencies: Wednesday at dawn, Israeli Navy ships opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats close to the shore, near Gaza City, causing damage but no injuries.                    [File - Radio Bethlehem 2000]   Local sources said that the navy fired … Continued

5th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli army invades Borqa village

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday evening several Israeli military jeeps invaded Borqa village, west of the northern West bank city of Nablus, and attacked several residents; clashes have been reported. The Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported that the soldiers fired several gas bombs, … Continued

5th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap three children in Occupied Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday, Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, broke into a number of homes, and kidnapped three Palestinian children. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan has reported that the soldiers kidnapped Morad Tarhouny, … Continued

5th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 22 Palestinians in West Bank

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, kidnapping 22 Palestinians, including four political leaders of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). The Maan News Agency has reported that … Continued

5th Mar 2014

Palestine: Several Palestinians injured by Israeli soldiers near Jenin

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, Palestinian medical sources have reported that several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after dozens of soldiers invaded the Barta’a village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The sources said that the … Continued

5th Mar 2014

Palestine: Worker kidnapped, another suffered broken leg by Israeli soldiers

IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers, stationed at a roadblock near Hebron, attacked on Tuesday two Palestinian workers heading to work, causing one worker to suffer a broken leg, while kidnapping his friend. Eyewitnesses said that several soldiers, stationed at the … Continued

5th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli missile kills two Palestinians in Gaza

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: An Israeli fighter jet reportedly dropped a missile, Monday night, near Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza, killing two Palestinians and wounding three others, including a child.                    [Town of Beit Hanoun as seen from Israeli border … Continued

4th Mar 2014

US: Obama voices hope for Middle East solution, urges ‘compromise on all sides’

US President Obama has urged Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to take “tough decisions” in peace talks with the Palestinians. Netanyahu said the onus was more on the Palestinian authorities than on his government.  Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu’s Monday meeting … Continued

4th Mar 2014

Palestine: Eleven legislators, one Minister, held by Israel

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has reported that Israel is currently holding captive eleven democratically elected Palestinian legislators, and one minister.                    [Palestinain Legislative Council - Ahrar]   In a press release, … Continued

4th Mar 2014

Palestine: Nine Palestinians kidnapped from West Bank area, one from Al Aqsa Mosque

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli occupation forces abducted, on Monday, eleven Palestinians from the West Bank.                      Four Palestinians from Hebron and two others from Tulkarem were taken, while another in Ein Yabrud village, north … Continued

4th Mar 2014

Palestine: Two Students Detained South of Nablus

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Monday, Israeli forces raided al-Sawiya high school, south of Nablus, and detained two students, according to a Palestinian Authority official. Ghassan Daghlas told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces surrounded the school and … Continued

3rd Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers uproot Olive trees near Nablus

Chris Carlson [image: Wiki Commons] International Middle East Media Center: Israeli settlers Sunday uprooted around 200 newly planted olive trees belonging to a Palestinian from the Kufr Qadoom, a village west of Nablus, according to a local activist. Ghassan Daghlas, … Continued

3rd Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli army raids schools near Jenin, halts kindergarten construction in Hebron

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces stormed a kindergarten and a high school in the town of Ya’bod, to the west of Jenin, on Sunday, according to security sources.                    [image: Wiki Commons   According to … Continued

2nd Mar 2014

Palestine: Fourteen protesters wounded in Israeli attacks on 5 weekly non-violent demonstrations

By Ghassan Bannoura IMEMC News: Local sources report that at least 14 civilians were injured, and many others were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation, on Friday, when Israeli soldiers attacked anti-wall non-violent protests organized in West Bank villages, … Continued

2nd Mar 2014

Palestine: Palestinian farmers barred from lands in Hebron, shepherds attacked east of Bethlehem

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces, on Saturday, prevented Palestinian farmers in the Hebron district from accessing their privately owned land, local popular committee spokespeople said.                    (MaanImages)   Nidal al-Haddar, a spokesman for the popular … Continued

2nd Mar 2014

Palestine: Military seals off Yaʻbad, raids houses near Bethlehem

[image: Wiki Commons] Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces blocked off all earth access roads leading to Yaʻbad to the west of Jenin, according to local security sources. Israeli troops, backed by military bulldozers, have sealed off all … Continued

2nd Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian woman in southern Gaza

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: A Palestinian woman was shot dead by Israeli forces in the southern Gaza Strip late Friday, according to witnesses and medics.                    (MaanImages)   Witnesses said that 57-year-old Aminah Atiyeh Qudeih was … Continued

1st Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli air strike hits northern Gaza

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces launched an air strike on the northern Gaza Strip, on Thursday evening, targeting a rocket launch site, according to a statement by Israeli forces. The statement said that the air … Continued

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