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20th Jul 2013

Palestine: Woman shot during weekly protest in Nabi Saleh

By Ida Vanhainen IMEMC News: An Israeli human rights defender, identified as Sarit Michaeli was shot in the leg, by Israeli army fire, during the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and Settlements in Nabi Saleh village, near the central … Continued

19th Jul 2013

Palestine: Fatah, Israel snub Kerry draft peace plan

Palestinian politicians rebuffed Thursday a peace blueprint hashed out by US Secretary of State John Kerry with president Mahmoud Abbas in a major blow to the American politician’s marathon peace efforts. A senior Fatah official said the party wanted changes … Continued

18th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli army attacks journalists near Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported that five journalists have been injured on Wednesday after being violently attacked by Israeli soldiers at the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The journalists were holding a … Continued

18th Jul 2013

Palestine: Tisha B’Av March in East Jerusalem marked by violence and property damage

By Ida Vanhainen   IMEMC News & agencies: In Bab-al-Asbat area, in occupied East Jerusalem, the annual Tisha B’Av march led to violence. The Jewish occasion, which marks “the grieving of the temple destruction”, invoked violence when a group of … Continued

17th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israel to approve another 1,000 homes in West Bank illegal settlements

Israeli authorities are expected on Wednesday to give the green light for the construction of 1,071 new homes in six illegal West Bank settlements, watchdog Peace Now said in a statement on Tuesday. The news came as US Secretary of … Continued

17th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israel razes Bedouin village for 53rd time in three years

[A boy stands on the remains of a home destroyed by Israel in the Bedouin village of al-Araqeeb in the Negev Dessert in this undated photo. (Photo: Emanuel Yellin)]   Israeli forces used bulldozers to demolish Bedouin-owned sheds in the … Continued

16th Jul 2013

Palestine: Dozens injured in Jerusalem protest

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported Monday that dozens of Palestinians have been injured after being violently attacked by Israeli soldiers and police officers, during a protest against the Prawer plan that would forcibly displace between … Continued

16th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli tanks and bulldozers destroy Gaza farmland

[Israeli tanks and bulldozers routinely invade the Gaza strip and destroy farmland. (Photo by PNN)]   By Shamus Slaunwhite   IMEMC & Agencies: Monday in the Gaza Strip, Israeli tanks and bulldozers invaded farmland owned by Palestinian famers. The Israeli … Continued

16th Jul 2013

Palestine: Two Palestinian children detained in Hebron

By Shamus Slaunwhite   IMEMC & Agencies: Earlier Monday, Israeli soldiers detained two Palestinian children near the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron. Mohammad Abu Mayaleh, 7, and Ahmad Abed al-Qader, 10, were held for several hours and then released. No reason … Continued

16th Jul 2013

Palestinian shepherd attacked by Israeli settlers in south Hebron Hills

By Shamus Slaunwhite   IMEMC & Agencies: On Sunday, [Israeli] settlers from the illegal outpost of Mitzpe Yair attacked Omar Jibril Ahmad Hoshiya, 28, as he was tending to his animals. He suffered several broken teeth and extensive bruising, and … Continued

13th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli housing minister urges construction of 10,000 settler homes

By Shamus Slaunwhite   IMEMC & Agencies: Uri Ariel, the housing minister for the State of Israel, was quoted as saying on Thursday that Israel must build 10,000 homes for illegal settlers in East Jerusalem and the West Bank in … Continued

Palestine: Five-year-old Palestinian boy detained in Hebron
12th Jul 2013

Palestine: Five-year-old Palestinian boy detained in Hebron

  [Israeli soldiers detaining 5-year-old Wadi' Maswadeh in Hebron (Screen capture from B'Tselem video)]   By Shamus Slaunwhite   IMEMC & Agencies: Despite being below the age of criminal responsibility, 5-year-old Wadi’ Maswadeh was detained for two hours by Israeli … Continued

12th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers cut 1150 Olive trees near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli Settlements File at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers cut on Thursday … Continued

12th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Al-Fawwar refugee camp in Hebron

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Local sources in the Al-Fawwar refugee camp, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, have reported that clashes have been reported in the camp after Israeli soldiers invaded it, earlier on Thursday at … Continued

11th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israelis enter al-Aqsa on first day of Ramadan, chant anti-Arab slogans

Dozens of Israelis escorted by police forces entered the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem on Wednesday, the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a Palestinian official said. Close to 100 Israelis entered the compound through the Moroccan … Continued

11th Jul 2013

Palestine: Five Palestinians injured in Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported that five Palestinians were injured by Israeli military fire in the Al-Jneid area, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Wednesday. One resident was kidnapped. The … Continued

11th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers bulldoze Palestinian lands near Hebron

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Local sources have reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers bulldozed large areas of Palestinian lands, and loaded their sand onto trucks before taking it to their settlement, Wednesday.                    [File photo - … Continued

10th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli army invades Al-Qarara

IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian sources have reported that a number of Israeli military vehicles advanced on Tuesday at dawn hundreds of meters into the Al-Qarara town, north east of Khan Younis city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. … Continued

9th Jul 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers dump sewage on Palestinian farmland near Bethlehem

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: On Sunday afternoon, the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit, west of Bethlehem, pumped thousands of gallons of sewage wastewater onto Palestinian farmland, destroying the crops and rendering the land unusable. [Farmer in Wadi Fukin … Continued

8th Jul 2013

Palestinian Bedouins attacked by right-wing Israeli settlers near Nablus

[Bedouin community near Nablus (image from Flickr)]   By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: An armed gang of around 50 Israeli settlers stormed a Palestinian Bedouin community of shepherds in Huwwara area, south of Nablus in the northern West Bank on Saturday. … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview 29 May 2013 and aired on 12 June 2013


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