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20th Feb 2014

Israel secretly ships African asylum seekers to Uganda

Israel is secretly transferring African asylum seekers to Uganda, Haaretz newspaper reported on Wednesday, quoting a senior Israeli government official. The paper said that, over the past month, dozens of people agreed to leave for Uganda and some had already … Continued

19th Feb 2014

Palestine: Seven Palestinians kidnapped in Jerusalem

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday evening, Israeli soldiers invaded the yards of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and neighborhoods in the city, and kidnapped seven young Palestinian men. Nasser Qous, head of the Jerusalem branch of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), … Continued

19th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israel plans to ‘impose sovereignty’ on Al-Aqsa, isolates Beit Eksa

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: The Palestinian Authority and Hamas issued a warning, on Sunday, of Israeli plans to impose sovereignty on al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The PNN reports that Palestinian Minister for Religious Affairs, Mahmoud … Continued

19th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli army carries out limited invasion into Southern Gaza

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday morning, a number of armoured Israeli military vehicles invaded Palestinian farmlands east of the Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, uprooted farmlands and fired rounds of live ammunition at a … Continued

19th Feb 2014

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnapped in Nabi Saleh

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday, at around 2 am, the village of Nabi Saleh, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, violently searching homes and kidnapping five young Palestinian men.                    [Image By Tamimi Press] … Continued

19th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap three Palestinians in Bethlehem, Nablus

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, Israeli troops kidnapped two Palestinians in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, and one Palestinian in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Local sources in Bethlehem said that dozens of soldiers invaded the Wad … Continued

18th Feb 2014

Palestine: Two wounded detainees, attacked and beaten by Israeli soldiers

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, Hanan Khatib, one of the lawyers of the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, visited two wounded Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel, who testified to her how the soldiers assaulted them after arresting them. Khatib met … Continued

18th Feb 2014

Palestine: Five Bedouin structures demolished, east of Jerusalem

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces, on Monday, bulldozed five steel structures belonging to a Palestinian community in the East Jerusalem town of al-Eizariya, according to locals. A large group of Israeli forces raided the town … Continued

17th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli army denies farmers access to lands near Bethlehem

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli army and settlers prevented, on Sunday, Palestinian farmers in the village of Assakrah, east of Bethlehem, from entering their land to plant it under the pretext of it being ‘State Property’, according … Continued

17th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israel cuts off water supply to several Jerusalem homes

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli authorities, Sunday, completely cut off the water supply of 14 houses in the old city of Jerusalem, under the pretext of accumulated debts, bringing the number of houses without water to 44 … Continued

16th Feb 2014

Palestine: Young Palestinian woman injured by Israeli fire near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday, a young Palestinian woman was shot and wounded after Israeli soldiers opened fire at a Palestinian car close to a military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The sources said Nihad … Continued

16th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeil soldiers attack cameraman near Bethlehem

IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday evening, Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian cameraman was injured after being attacked by Israeli soldiers in Wad Fokkin village, southwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.                    [Yousef Shakarna - Milad News]   The sources said … Continued

16th Feb 2014

Palestine: Two arrested, three summoned in West Bank

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli occupation forces, on Saturday at dawn, arrested two young men from Hebron and Jenin and summoned three others to an intelligence office, including two ex-prisoners.                    [image: Al Ray archive]   … Continued

16th Feb 2014

Palestine: Palestinians injured in demonstrations

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: A 25-year-old Palestinian was shot in the leg and dozens, including an international activist, suffered from tear gas suffocation, Saturday, when Israeli soldiers cracked down on an anti-settlement demonstration to the southwest of … Continued

15th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap Palestinian shepherd near Hebron

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Friday, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlement in Hebron, Rateb Jabour, stated that Israeli soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian shepherd, east of Yatta city. The Palestinian was kidnapped after being attacked by … Continued

15th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers caught on camera stealing from Nablus nursery

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center:  Surveillance CCTV cameras recorded a group of Jewish settlers stealing seedlings, along with a set of agriculture pottery from a nursery in Sawiya village, near the West Bank city of Nablus.                    … Continued

15th Feb 2014

Palestine: 5 Palestinians arrested in Jerusalem, demolition orders served

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces arrested a number of youth, including children, on Wednesday, in the old city of Jerusalem, serving demolition orders to several citizens in Silwan town. Al Ray reports that the head … Continued

15th Feb 2014

Palestine: Wounded Palestinian footballers never to play again

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Two young Palestinian football players shot by Israeli forces, last month, have learned that they will never again be able to play sports, due to their injuries, say doctors.                    (MaanImages/File photo) … Continued

14th Feb 2014

Palestine: Palestinian kidnapped in Deir Nitham village

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday, several Israeli military vehicles invaded the Deir Nitham village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped one Palestinian. Dozens of residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation; one woman was … Continued

14th Feb 2014

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli army fire east of Gaza city

IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday evening, Palestinian medical sources reported that one Palestinian was killed, and another wounded by Israeli military fire in the al-Mintar area, east of the Ash-Shujaeyya neighborhood, east of Gaza City. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qodra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health … Continued

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