23rd Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Nablus, Jenin

IMEMC & Agencies: Sunday, Israeli soldiers invaded the northern West Bank districts of Nablus and Jenin, and installed a number of roadblocks on various main roads.                    [File photo: Maan News Agency]   Local sources state that undercover soldiers of the … Continued

23rd Dec 2013

Palestine: Palestinian child killed after being struck by Israeli settler’s vehicle in Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday evening, Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian child has died of severe injuries sustained after being rammed by an Israeli settler’s car, near Al-Eesawiyya town, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The sources … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlements, illegal under int law, will continue, says Netanyahu

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that the construction of settlements will continue, regardless of warnings that peace negotiations with the Palestinians could suffer a breakdown, the Palestinian News Network (PNN) has … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli forces fire on protesters

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces dispersed Palestinian protests across the West Bank, on Friday, with rubber bullets and excessive use of tear gas, injuring dozens of demonstrators, reports the Ma’an News Agency.                    [Protest in … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

Palestine: Palestinian injured by Israeli army fire in Khan Younis

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday morning, Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young Palestinian man was shot and wounded by Israeli army fire, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said that Israeli … Continued

21st Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli forces kill one Palestinian, injure five across Gaza Strip

A Palestinian man was shot dead and another injured on Friday after Israeli soldiers opened fire in the northern Gaza Strip, Ma’an news agency reported. Jihad Hamad, 24, was shot dead, and an unidentified man was injured near the Beit … Continued

21st Dec 2013

Palestine: Gaza still flooded after storm

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Friday, areas of the Gaza Strip are still struggling to cope with severe flooding of homes and businesses, reports +972.                    [Photo: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Activestills.org]   According to Gaza City residents, local government … Continued

20th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli Navy confiscates fishing equipment in Gaza waters

Palestinian Center for Human Rights: Israeli Naval Forces stationed off Beit Lahi shore, in the northern Gaza Strip, opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in 4 separate incidents, while sailing between 600 meters and 3 nautical miles. Israeli naval forces also … Continued

20th Dec 2013

Palestine: Four Palestinians kidnapped in Jericho

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday, dozens of Israeli military jeeps invaded Fasayel village and the Ein Al-Sultan refugee camp, in the West Bank district of Jericho, and kidnapped four Palestinians. The Jericho Office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society … Continued

19th Dec 2013

Palestine: One killed, 7 injured, in Jenin by Israeli commandos

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Seven people were injured, and one shot dead, by a unit of Israeli commandos at about 8:30 pm, Wednesday evening, the Milad News Agency has reported.   Local sources in Jenin said that a … Continued

19th Dec 2013

Palestine: Palestinian child wounded by Israeli gunfire while harvesting potatoes in Gaza

By Rosa Schiano International Solidarity Movement: On Sunday, a young Palestinian was injured by Israeli gunfire in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip.                    [Photo by Rosa Schiano]   Mohammed el-Shanbary, age 17, was harvesting potatoes.   ““I went to work … Continued

19th Dec 2013

Palestine: Land confiscated near Nablus, multiple arrests

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Wednesday, ten dunams of land were confiscated by Israeli forces, on Tuesday, in addition to the restrictions imposed upon 500 dunams of private Palestinian farm land in the village of Qusra, south of … Continued

19th Dec 2013

Palestine: Five Palestinians, including children, kidnapped in Jerusalem

[Image Radio Bethlehem 2000]   By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Wednesday, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded Silwan town and the Old City, of occupied East Jerusalem, kidnapping five Palestinians, including three children. Local sources have reported that dozens of soldiers have … Continued

18th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Nablus, kidnap two Palestinians

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Wednesday at dawn several armoured Israeli military jeeps invaded various neighbourhoods in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, broke into and violently searched several homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians. Local sources have reported that … Continued

18th Dec 2013

Palestine: 10 homes to be demolished in Barta’a

[Image: Wiki Commons] By Chris Carlson WAFA: The Israeli military authority has notified Tuesday, 10 residents of the village of Barta’a al-Sharqiyeh, south of Jenin, of its intention to demolish their homes, under the pretext that they were built without … Continued

17th Dec 2013

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnapped across West Bank

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Monday at dawn Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, kidnapping five Palestinians. Local sources have reported that one invasion took place in the Qalqilia district, in the … Continued

17th Dec 2013

US academic body votes to boycott Israeli universities

The US-based American Studies Association overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution to sever ties with Israeli universities in solidarity with the pro-Palestinian boycott movement, the group announced on its website Monday. Two-thirds of ASA members who voted, chose to … Continued

16th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers violently beat Palestinian in Hebron

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Sunday, Israeli soldiers have violently attacked a young Palestinian man from Hebron, causing moderate injuries that required hospitalization. A man was also injured after being rammed by a military vehicle. Medical sources say that a … Continued

15th Dec 2013

Palestine: Severe flooding forces thousands from Gaza homes

  More than 4,000 people have been evacuated from flood-damaged homes in northern Gaza in what the United Nations has called “a disaster area,” officials said on Saturday. Flooding has been so severe that access to many homes is by … Continued

14th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Shweika village near Tulkarem

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Friday, despite the extreme snowstorm hitting different parts of occupied Palestine, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the Shweika village, near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, broke into a home and violently searched the … Continued

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