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12th Mar 2014

Palestine: Young Palestinians clash with Israeli forces near Bethlehem

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: A number of young Palestinian men were injured by rubber bullets and excessive tear gas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli troops near Bethlehem, on Tuesday.                    (MaanImages/Haitham Sbeih)   Youth in the … Continued

12th Mar 2014

Palestine: Three fighters killed by Israeli forces in southern Gaza

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: Tuesday at noon, Palestinian medical sources said that three Palestinian resistance fighters have been killed by an Israeli shell, east of the Rafah district, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Six Palestinians killed by Israeli … Continued

11th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 12 Palestinians in varoius areas across West Bank

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Monday, Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, installed roadblocks, broke into homes and searched them, kidnapping twelve Palestinians. Local sources in the southern West Bank city of Hebron have reported that … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot Palestinian judge dead at checkpoint
11th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot Palestinian judge dead at checkpoint

Israeli occupation forces on Monday shot dead a Palestinian-Jordanian at the main Jordan border crossing, with Amman saying the man was a judge. The killing took place at the Allenby Bridge crossing between the West Bank and Jordan. Palestinian security … Continued

10th Mar 2014

Arab League rejects Israel’s demand for recognition as a Jewish state

The Arab League has rejected demands that Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state, saying the move undermines refugee rights. The League also blamed Israel for the floundering of peace negotiations. In a seven-page resolution at Arab League headquarters in … Continued

10th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli army razes lands near Bethlehem, Israeli settlers attack farmers near Nablus

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces backed by bulldozers proceeded, Sunday, to level Palestinian-owned agricultural land in the village of al-Khader to the south of Bethlehem as a prelude to take it over, according to activist … Continued

10th Mar 2014

Palestine: Netanyahu rejects settlement freeze, as teens pledge not to serve in Israeli army

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he is opposed to freezing construction in settlements as a means to extend US-sponsored peace talks with Palestinians, as a group of young Israelis made a public pledge to not serve in the … Continued

9th Mar 2014

Palestine: Several attacks and abductions by Occupation Forces in West Bank

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: An Israeli military vehicle, on Saturday, hit a Palestinian girl in the southern West Bank, injuring her seriously, according to a local spokesman. According to a WAFA report, Israeli forces abducted, on Saturday, … Continued

9th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers forcefully disperse Women’s Day demonstration

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Eleven Palestinian women were hurt by tear gas inhalation, Saturday, when Israeli forces dispersed a demonstration marking International Women’s Day. Dozens of Palestinian women rallied, early Saturday, near Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah … Continued

8th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers assault Palestinians in al-Mughayyar Village

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: A group of colonial Israeli settlers attacked, on Thursday morning, three young Palestinians in al-Mughayyar village, to the north of the West Bank city of Ramallah. Ghassan Daghlas, the Palestinian official who monitors … Continued

8th Mar 2014

Palestine: Seven Palestinians kidnapped from Jenin, Hebron, Beit Sahour

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli occupation forces abducted, on Thursday, four Palestinians from the West Bank city of Jenin and its refugee camp. The detainees were identified as: Ahmed Shafeeq Abu Zaina, 24, Khaled Saleh Abu Zaina, … Continued

8th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli troops detain 4 Palestinians during raid on youth center, including prominent lawyer

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: Late Thursday, Israeli forces raided the town of al-Issawiya, in east Jerusalem, and abducted several members of the family of former political prisoner and 266-day hunger striker Samer al-Issawi, including his sister, the prominent Palestinian human … Continued

7th Mar 2014

Palestine: Palestinian lands razed by Israelis near Bethlehem

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli authorities razed a land near Solomon’s Pools, in the village of Ertas, south of Bethlehem Last week, Israeli authorities evacuated a military watchtower that was built on the land, to return … Continued

7th Mar 2014

Palestine: Three Palestinians injured after being attacked by Israeli settlers

IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday morning, Palestinian medical sources have reported that two Palestinians were injured after being assaulted by Israeli settlers in the al-Mogheer village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of the Israeli Settlements … Continued

7th Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap several Palestinians in West Bank

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday, Israeli soldiers invaded various districts in the occupied West Bank, kidnapping several Palestinians after breaking into their homes and searching them. Local sources in Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, … Continued

6th Mar 2014

Palestine: Three Palestinians, including minor, kidnapped from West Bank & Jerusalem

By Chris Carlson   IMEMC: The Israeli army, on Wednesday, abducted two people from the West Bank city of Hebron, including a minor, in addition to a youth from the Jerusalem area, according to local sources.                    [image: Wiki Commons] … Continued

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

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