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12th Dec 2013

The Netherlands: Dutch water company ends partnership with Israeli firm

Dutch water supplier Vitens has ended a partnership with Israeli water company Mekorot due to the “political context,” the Dutch company said on Wednesday. The abrupt decision comes days after a visit to the Mekorot offices in Occupied Palestine by … Continued

12th Dec 2013

Israel: Ethiopian-born Israeli MP rejected by blood bank, told she has “special blood”

An Israeli blood drive rejected a donation by the only Parliament member of Ethiopian origin on the grounds that she had “special blood,” Israeli news outlet Ynet reported on Wednesday. Knesset member Pnina Tamano-Shata presented herself on Wednesday to a … Continued

11th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli stabs young Palestinian in Jerusalem

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday evening eyewitnesses reported that a young Palestinian man was moderately hurt after being stabbed by an Israeli extremist in Jaffa Road, in West Jerusalem, the Milad News Agency has reported. [Image By Milad News Agency]   The sources … Continued

11th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps Palestinian woman in Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday, a Palestinian woman identified as Nadia Lufty Abu Eid, 34. [File photo: Image Beth-tv.com]   The Center said that … Continued

11th Dec 2013

Palestine: ‘5000 Palestinians, including 200 children, imprisoned by Israel

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, marking the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Adopted by the UN on December 10 1948), the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israel is ongoing with its serious violations, and is currently holding captive more than … Continued

11th Dec 2013

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnapped in Bethlehem

IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded the Deheisha refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, after completely isolating it, breaking into several homes and kidnapping five Palestinians, including three brothers. [File photo: Soldiers kidnapping a Palestinian, presssolidarity.net]   … Continued

11th Dec 2013

Palestine: Twin girls rammed by Israeli settler’s vehicle near Beit Jala

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, Palestinian medical sources reported that twin girls were wounded after being rammed by an Israeli settler’s vehicle in the Al-Walaja road, west of Beit Jala, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Mohammad Awad, head of the Emergency … Continued

11th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Al-Eesawiyya, clashes reported

IMEMC & Agencies: Monday evening, several Israeli military jeeps invaded the Al-Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and broke into the home of detainee Samer Al-Eesawy; clashes have been reported. Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers invaded the home of Tareq Al-Eesawy, … Continued

11th Dec 2013

Palestine: Romania bars citizens from working in Israeli illegal settlements

A diplomatic spat has erupted between Israel and Romania after Bucharest reportedly refused to allow Romanian construction workers to be employed in Israel’s illegal West Bank settlements, Israel’s military radio said Tuesday. The row comes in the wake of tensions … Continued

10th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack Palestinian cars in Nablus

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Monday Israeli settlers attacked dozens of Palestinian cars driving on roads in various areas, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus. Local sources have reported that the settlers caused damage to dozens of cars driving … Continued

10th Dec 2013

Palestine: Palestinian injured after being struck by Israeli army jeep in Bethlehem

[File photo: Rb2000] IMEMC & Agencies: Monday Palestinian medical sources reported that a young Palestinian man was injured after being rammed by an Israeli military jeep in Nahhalin village, west of Bethlehem. Mohammad Awad, head of the Emergency Department in Bethlehem, told … Continued

10th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers uproot Olive trees near Bethlehem

[File photo: Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies: Monday at dawn, local sources report that Israeli military bulldozers have uprooted more than 40 olive trees, in order to connect settler road #60 with the Cremisan Monastery in Beit Jala town, … Continued

10th Dec 2013

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnapped in Jenin

[File photo: Maan News Agency]   IMEMC & Agencies: Monday at dawn dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Jenin, including the Jenin refugee camp, kidnapping four Palestinians. A fifth Palestinian was kidnapped at a roadblock. … Continued

9th Dec 2013

Palestine: Palestinians mourn boy shot dead by Israeli soldier

Hundreds of Palestinians attended a funeral Sunday to mourn the death of a teenager killed by Israeli occupation forces the previous day near Ramallah. Witnesses said 15-year-old Wajih al-Ramahy (photo above) was shot dead in cold blood as he left … Continued

8th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers assault Palestinian child in Hebron

IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday evening a number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian child in the heart if the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian child killed by Israeli army fire in Ramallah
8th Dec 2013

Palestine: Palestinian child killed by Israeli army fire in Ramallah

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian child was shot and killed by Israeli army fire near the Al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Neither UK, … Continued

7th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli troops shoot and injure non-violent protester

Palestinian teen wounded by live ammunition in Bethlehem (image by activestills.org)   By Ghassan Bannoura   IMEMC News: Non-violent protests were held in five West Bank villages Friday, as well as in the city of Bethlehem, where Israeli troops attacked … Continued

7th Dec 2013

Palestine: “Price Tag” graffiti found near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Friday, local sources in Jaloud village, south of the northern West bank city of Nablus, have reported that Israeli settlers threw rocks at a Palestinian car in the village, and wrote racist graffiti on … Continued

7th Dec 2013

Palestine: Dozens injured by Israeli army fire at Al-Aqsa Mosque

IMEMC & Agencies: Friday, Palestinian medical sources have reported that dozens of Palestinian worshipers from the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation after being attacked by Israeli soldiers. Eyewitnesses said that a number of … Continued

7th Dec 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap two brothers in Jenin

IMEMC & Agencies: Friday at dawn, several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded the northern West Bank city of Jenin and kidnapped two brothers, after violently breaking into their home and searching it. Local sources have reported that the soldiers kidnapped Faraj Omar … Continued

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