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25th Jun 2013

Palestine: Two Palestinians injured, one kidnapped near Hebron

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded on Monday at dawn Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, kidnapped one resident, and shot two more during clashes that took place after … Continued

25th Jun 2013

Israel’s Lieberman calls for Gaza to be “cleansed”

Israeli troops should reoccupy and “cleanse” Gaza of Hamas, ex-foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday after several rockets were launched from the Strip late-Sunday. War jets launched an attack on the besieged Palestinian territory following rocket fire from the Palestinian … Continued

24th Jun 2013

Palestine: Four children kidnapped near Qalqilia

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Local sources in Azzoun village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, have reported that dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the village, on Sunday at dawn and kidnapped three children. The … Continued

24th Jun 2013

Palestine: Protesters pray at checkpoint after being denied entry to Jerusalem

Bethlehem, (International Solidarity Movement, Khalil Team): On the morning of June 22nd, Palestinian, international and Israeli activists marched to the Israeli occupation military checkpoint blocking the West Bank from Jerusalem. Upon reaching the Israeli occupation roadblock, they were stopped by … Continued

23rd Jun 2013

Palestine: Palestinian injured by Israeli army fire near Ramallah

IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources reported Sunday that a young Palestinian man was shot and injured by Israeli army fire near the Al-Jalazoun refugee camp, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. The soldiers shot the young man after … Continued

23rd Jun 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack shepherds, burn orchards near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Local sources have reported Saturday that several extremist Israeli settlers of the Bracha illegal settlement, attacked Palestinian shepherds in the southern area of Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. … Continued

22nd Jun 2013

Palestine: Four Injured, Palestine TV reporters kidnapped in Kufur Qaddoum

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC Report post: The Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, reported Friday that dozens of Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest, wounding … Continued

21st Jun 2013

Palestinian car attacked by Israeli settlers near Nablus

IMEMC & Agencies: A number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked, late on Wednesday at night a Palestinian car driving on the Nablus-Qalqilia road causing excessive damage but no injuries. Resident Amjad Amin Jaber stated that the settlers surrounded his car, and … Continued

21st Jun 2013

Palestine: Six Palestinians kidnapped in West Bank

  IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday at dawn Israeli soldiers invaded various districts in the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched several homes and kidnapped at least six Palestinians.   Dozens of soldiers invaded the village of Ya’bod, southwest of … Continued

21st Jun 2013

UN committee slams Israeli forces’ torture of Palestinian children

A United Nations human rights body accused Israel on Thursday of mistreating Palestinian children, including by torturing those in custody and using others as human shields. Palestinian children in the Gaza and the West Bank, captured by Israeli forces in the … Continued

20th Jun 2013

Palestine: Abbas, Ashton discuss U.S. efforts to revive Mideast peace

[EU's High Representative for Foreign Policy Catherine Ashton (L) meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at his office in the West Bank city of Ramallah on June 19, 2013. (Xinhua/Fadi Arouri)]   RAMALLAH, (Xinhua): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and European … Continued

20th Jun 2013

Palestine: 18 Palestinians kidnapped in West Bank

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian sources have reported Wednesday that Israeli soldiers kidnapped a total of 18 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank.   The army invaded the West Bank districts of Jenin, Nablus, … Continued

20th Jun 2013

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Teqoua’ near Bethlehem

IMEMC & Agencies: Local sources have reported that several Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Tuesday at night the village of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths.   The sources said that the army … Continued

19th Jun 2013

Palestine: Three Palestinians kidnapped in Qabalan

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday night Qabalan town, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and kidnapped three Palestinians. Local sources have reported that the soldiers were heavily … Continued

19th Jun 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack village near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: A number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked on Tuesday evening  the village of Aseera Al-Qibliyya, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and burnt the room of the guard of the local … Continued

19th Jun 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers slash tires of 28 Palestinian cars in Jerusalem

IMEMC & Agencies: Local sources in occupied East Jerusalem have reported [Tuesday morning] that a number of extremist Israeli settlers punctured tires of 28 Palestinian cars in Abu Gosh area in the city. The settlers carried their attacks out during … Continued

19th Jun 2013

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnapped in West Bank

IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped late on [Monday at Night and Tuesday at dawn] five Palestinians, including one child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers invaded Surif and Beit Ummar towns, the Al-Arroub refugee … Continued

18th Jun 2013

Palestine: ‘We destroyed Arab villages to create our State': retired Israeli General

  By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: A retired Israeli military general told the Israeli Army Radio on his 100 birthday that the Israeli army destroyed and depopulated hundreds of Arab villages in order to establishment the state of … Continued

18th Jun 2013

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack elderly woman in Jerusalem

[Fathiyya Mohammad Ajaj, 75 - Maan News]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Three Israeli settlers attacked Sunday an elderly Palestinian woman in Deir Yassin area, in West Jerusalem. Medical sources said that Fathiyya Mohammad Ajaj, 75, was … Continued

17th Jun 2013

Palestine: Elderly man kidnapped near Hebron

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped an elderly Palestinian man, after a group of extremist Israeli settlers attacked shepherds in a Palestinian village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Local sources have reported … Continued

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