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25th May 2013

Palestinians pessimistic about Kerry’s lukewarm peace plan

[US Secretary of State John Kerry] US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Israel’s government on Friday to prevent further settlement construction where possible to help revitalize Middle East peace hopes, but stressed that the Jewish state and Palestinians alike … Continued

24th May 2013

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnaped in Hebron & Jerusalem

IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday, three Palestinians in Doura town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped two children in the Old City of Jerusalem, local sources have reported. The sources said that two … Continued

24th May 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap five Palestinians near Jenin

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded Ya’bod town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped five Palestinians. The army also invaded Zabbouba nearby village, and Beit Jala, near Bethlehem.                    [ From File: Army … Continued

24th May 2013

Palestine: Two Palestinian children injured by Israeli settlers vehicles

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported that two Palestinian children have been seriously injured, on Wednesday, in two separate incidents after being rammed by settlers’ vehicles in the West Bank districts of Hebron and … Continued

23rd May 2013

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 12 children in Jerusalem

IMEMC & Agencies: The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped twelve children, students of the Orphanage School in occupied East Jerusalem. Bassam Khalil, vice-principal of the school, stated that the army kidnapped the children … Continued

23rd May 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap six Palestinians in West Bank

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped at least six Palestinians, the army broke into several homes and searched them causing property damage. Local sources reported that several Israeli … Continued

22nd May 2013

Palestine: Israeli troops shoot Palestinian child in West Bank

Israeli troops shot and seriously wounded a 12-year-old Palestinian boy who was walking with his friends in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, Palestinian security and medical officials told AFP. They said that Atta Mohammed Sharadeh was hit during one … Continued

22nd May 2013

Palestine: Israel demolishes four East Jerusalem homes

Israeli forces demolished four Palestinian-owned homes in East Jerusalem on Tuesday, leaving several families homeless, local media reported. Witnesses said that a large Israeli police force surrounded the buildings in the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood and closed off the area before … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Four Palestinians kidnapped in Hebron

IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian sources reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday, four Palestinians, after the army tried to force a young Palestinian woman to accept to be hand searched by the army in the center of Hebron. The incident … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Dozens injured as Israeli army invades Bodrus Village

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources reported that several Palestinians have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Bodrus village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Property damage and fires … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap two children in Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped two Palestinian schoolchildren returning home from school, in the Al-Wad Road area, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. The twin brother, were release on bail. The Israeli army … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Israel army invades Jenin

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers, supported by armored jeeps, invaded the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and the Al-Yamoun nearby town, installed a number of roadblocks and interrogated several Palestinians. The army also handed two … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps two Palestinian fishermen in northern Gaza

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), based in Gaza, has reported that the Israeli Navy kidnapped, on Sunday at night, two Palestinian fishermen near the coast of Beit Lahia city, in the northern part of … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Israeli army uproots farmlands in Hebron, destroys irrigation systems

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers uprooted, on Monday, more than four Dunams (0.98 Acres) of agricultural lands in Al-Baq’a village, east of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Ata’ Jaber, a local … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps three Palestinians near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded Kufur Qalil village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped three Palestinians. Local sources reported that the army broke into several homes, and violently searched them … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Israeli army demolishes five commercial structures near Jenin

IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded Barta’a Ash-Sharqiyya village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, demolished five commercial buildings, and handed demolition notices to a number of residents. A car dealership was also demolished in Jerusalem. Member of the … Continued

21st May 2013

Palestine: Israel bars UN investigators from visiting Jerusalem

Israel on Monday barred a UN commission from visiting Jerusalem to investigate ongoing violations of religious freedom against Muslims and Christians in the Holy Land. “Israel has cancelled the delegation,” which was due to have arrived the same day, a … Continued

20th May 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack Palestinian village in Negev

IMEMC & Agencies: A number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked the Beit Hadaj Bedouin village in the Negev, and assaulted the villagers before torching at tent inhabited by Eid Abu Hbak who filed a complaint at an Israeli police station in … Continued

20th May 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers hurl molotov cocktail at a car near Ramallah

[Image By Pal-Info] By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: A number of extremist settlers attacked, on Sunday, several Palestinian cars, and hurled a Molotov cocktail at a car driving on the Al-Jalazoun refugee camp road, in the central West … Continued

19th May 2013

Palestine: Archive file shows Israel’s founder tried to erase Palestinian ethnic cleansing

[Palestinian refugees in tents 1948 (image by sabbah.biz)]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: A new report published in the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz describes the information found in a newly-uncovered document in the government archives, which reveals that … 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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