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1st Mar 2014

Palestine: Israeli air strike hits northern Gaza

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces launched an air strike on the northern Gaza Strip, on Thursday evening, targeting a rocket launch site, according to a statement by Israeli forces. The statement said that the air … Continued

1st Mar 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians kidnapped in Jenin

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Occupation forces kidnapped, on Friday, two Palestinians from Jaba’ village south of Jenin, north of the West Bank.                      According to a PNN report, security sources said that Israeli forces raided … Continued

28th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers bulldoze lands in Ja’loud village

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Settler bulldozers, on Thursday morning, began to raze lands in Ja’loud village, to the south of Nablus, in order to expand settlements in the region.                      Al Ray News Agency reports … Continued

28th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers raid Joseph’s Tomb, east of Nablus

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Hundreds of settlers, under the protection of Israeli forces, raided Joseph’s Tomb to perform religious rituals, on Thursday.                      Witnesses said that buses full of Israeli settlers stormed the area east … Continued

28th Feb 2014

Palestine: Three injured in Hebron clashes following Birzeit killing

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Three Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces, on Thursday, during a protest near Hebron which followed the killing of Muatazz Washaha, 24, in the central West Bank, earlier in the day. Local … Continued

28th Feb 2014

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli army fire near Ramallah

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday, Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man after surrounding a home and firing shells at the property, in Birzeit town, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah; soldiers also demolished a home … Continued

28th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers uproot Palestinian lands near Nablus

IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday morning, a number of fanatic Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian farmlands near Jaloud village, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted them. Eyewitnesses said that settlers drove in on a number of bulldozers, uprooting lands … Continued

28th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 15 Palestinians across West Bank, demolish home

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday, Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, kidnapping 15 Palestinians, including a 9-year old child and a mentally challenged Palestinian. Soldiers also demolished a Palestinian home near … Continued

27th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israel deports 30 families from Jordan Valley

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Wednesday morning, head of al-Maleh Village Council, Aref Daraghmeh, said that the Israel has deported 30 families from their homes in the Jordan Valley, under the pretext of carrying out military training in the … Continued

27th Feb 2014

Palestine: Four farmers kidnapped by Israeli forces near Hebron, 10 from Halhoul Village

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces, on Wednesday, kidnapped four people from Kherbat Al-Fakhet to the east of Yatta, in the Hebron district, according to local sources.                    [image: Wiki Commons] WAFA News & Info Agency reports … Continued

27th Feb 2014

Palestine: 44 Palestinians killed, 2702 arrested in last 7 months

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Palestine Liberation Organization – Negotiation Affairs Department issued, Wednesday, a report revealing the number of Israeli violations that were committed since the resumption of negotiations, as follows:   (PNN) Since the resumption … Continued

27th Feb 2014

Jordan MPs vote to expel Israeli ambassador

A majority of Jordanian MPs voted on Wednesday to seek the expulsion of Israel’s ambassador to the kingdom after the Jewish state’s parliament debated Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound. Prominent lower house deputy Khalil Attieh told AFP that … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Palestine: Three injured in Gaza clashes on massacre anniversary

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Three Palestinian men were injured and others suffered from excessive tear gas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli forces east of Gaza City, on Tuesday, said an official. Gaza Health Ministry Spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers uproot Olive trees and attack 65-year-old shepherd

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli settlers destroyed 150 olive trees in Al-Khader, a Palestinian village south of Bethlehem, and assaulted an old Palestinian shepherd near Nablus, Monday, at noon.                    [image: Wiki Commons]   Ahmed Salah, the … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Palestine: Twenty Palestinians injured as Israeli army storms Al-Aqsa Mosque yards

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: Tuesday morning, Palestinian medical sources reported that at least twenty Palestinians have been wounded, after undercover soldiers of the Israeli army invaded the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem.                      The sources said that the soldiers … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Palestine: Four Palestinians kidnapped in Bethlehem, Hebron

                     [File photo: Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies:  Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn  two Palestinians in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, and two Palestinians in the Hebron district of the southern part of the … Continued

Palestine: Detainee dies of injuries suffered after Israeli soldiers attacked him in prison
26th Feb 2014

Palestine: Detainee dies of injuries suffered after Israeli soldiers attacked him in prison

  [Photo: Jihad Abdul-Rahman at-Tawil]   By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: Tuesday, a Palestinian detainee from occupied Jerusalem died, in an Israeli hospital, of injuries suffered nearly two weeks ago, after Israeli soldiers violently assaulted him while at the Beersheba Israeli … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinian human rights defenders kidnapped in Nablus

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News : The Solidarity Foundation for Human Rights (SFHR) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn its lawyer and its researcher, after the army violently invaded their homes in the northern West Bank … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Israeli bill distinguishes Christians from 1948 Palestinians

By Yazan al-Saadi Israel’s legislative branch, known as the Knesset, passed a controversial bill into law that defines 1948 Christians Palestinians as “non-Arabs”, Israeli media reported. The new law – passed on Monday with a vote of 31 in favour … Continued

25th Feb 2014

Palestine: Nonviolent activist kidnapped in Hebron

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday at dawn, local sources reported that several Israeli military jeeps invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped a nonviolent activist against Israel’s illegal Settlements and the … Continued

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