Israeli forces fire missiles into Gaza, kill people, set cars ablaze, etc.

Israeli forces fire missiles into Gaza, kill people, set cars ablaze, etc.

The Israeli military regularly carries out predawn detention raids in the West Bank Photo Credit: [AFP] 29 March 2016

News reports August 15 -18 from the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC):

After Demolishing A Home, Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

 August 18, 2020 12:12 PM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man during protests that erupted in the as-Sal’a neighborhood, in Jabal al-Mokabber, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after the army demolished an under-construction six-story residential building. Media sources said the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, who marched in condemnation […]

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under Construction Building in Jerusalem

 August 18, 2020 11:01 AM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday morning, an under-construction Palestinian residential building in the as-Sal’a neighborhood, in Jabal al-Mokabber town, south of occupied Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said many army jeeps and police vehicles, accompanied by three bulldozers, invaded the neighborhood after isolating it and demolished the six-story under-construction building. They added that […]

Palestinian Killed After Being Rammed By Israeli Settler Vehicle Near Tulkarem

A young Palestinian man was killed on Saturday evening, August 15th, 2020, when a speeding Israel colonists’ car struck him near a military roadblock, south of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian has been identified as Eqab Bashir Darawsha, 21, from Tallouza village, north of Nablus, in the northern […]

UAE Dictatorship Sells Out Palestinian Rights Through Agreement With Israel

By The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC): The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement strongly slammed in a statement the recent normalization agreement between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel, calling on Emiratis to boycott any Israeli activity in the country. “Palestinian civil society stands with the silenced majority in […]

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles, Shells, Into Rafah

 August 18, 2020 2:26 AM  IMEMC News Beit LahiaGaza StripIsraeli attacksNews Report 0

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Tuesday at dawn, several missiles into Palestinian lands, east of Rafah city, in the southern part of the besieged coastal region. Media sources said the missiles caused excessive property damage to the targeted area, but did not lead to casualties. They added that the […]

Updated: Israeli Officers Kill A Palestinian In Jerusalem

 August 18, 2020 1:02 AM  IMEMC News Holy sitesIsraeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Bad Hotta, one of the gates of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly after he attacked officers, wounding one. Update: The slain Palestinian was later identified as Ashraf Hasan Atallah Halasa, 30, from the as-Sawahra ash-Sharqiya town, southeast of occupied […]

Illegal Israeli Colonists Burn 13 Palestinian Cars In Jerusalem

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonists burnt, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinian cars, and wrote racist graffiti, in Beit Safa town, south of the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The colonists infiltrated the town at dawn, before setting thirteen Palestinian cars ablaze, while parked in front of […]

PCHR: “IOF Tightens Gaza Strip Closure, Gaza Sea Completely Closed and Fishermen Denied Work”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On Sunday morning, 16 August 2020, Israeli authorities announced complete closure of the Gaza sea, allegedly in response to the launch of incendiary balloons towards Israeli settlements adjacent to the Gaza Strip. The Israeli Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), declared […]

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian With Special Needs Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian man with special needs at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired live rounds at the man, 60 years of age. The army later said the Palestinian was not carrying any weapon, and that he was moved by an […]

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank”

 August 17, 2020 10:35 AM  IMEMC News BethlehemIsraeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportQalqiliaWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Sa’adi Ahmad Hamamra, after storming […]

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Two Areas In Gaza

 August 17, 2020 10:16 AM  IMEMC News Beit LahiaGaza CityGaza SiegeGaza StripIsraeli attacksNews Report 0

The Israeli army fired, during early dawn hours Monday, several missiles into two sites in the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The army said it was retaliating to flammable balloons reportedly flown from Gaza. Media sources said the army fired many artillery and tank shells into a site, believed to be […]


Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Three Palestinians

 August 17, 2020 8:49 AM  Ali Salam BethlehemHuman rightsIsraeli attacksJabaliaNews ReportTulkarem 0

A Palestinian worker was shot and injured, Sunday, by an Israeli soldier near the Israeli apartheid wall, near Far’un village, south of Tulkarem, in the northern West Bank, according to local sources. Medical sources, from the Thabet Thabet Hospital in Tulkarem told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Suhair Ebeit, 35, […]

Gaza’s only Power Plant to Stop Production by Tuesday

 August 17, 2020 7:56 AM  Ali Salam Gaza SiegeGaza StripHuman rightsIsraeli PoliticsNews Report 0

Chairman of the Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority, Zafer Melhem, said that the Gaza Strip’s only power plant will cease operating at full capacity by next Tuesday. The sole power plant, serving 2 million impoverished Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip, runs on industrial fuel, which the occupying state […]

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Palestinian Crops for new Road near Tulkarem

Israeli military bulldozers began, Sunday, to raze Palestinian-owned lands of the village of Shufa, near the northern occupied West Bank city of Tulkarem, according to local sources. Local activist, Tahseen Hamed, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that 7 Israeli bulldozers leveled the area, which was planted with olive and almond […]

OCHA: Protection of Civilians Report

Protection of Civilians Report | 28 July – 10 August 2020 Latest Development 12-13 August: Following the continued launching of incendiary balloons from Gaza, which has resulted in the burning of farmland in southern Israel, the Israeli authorities halted the entry of most goods to Gaza, including fuel, reduced the […]

Israeli Settlers Uproot Olive Trees near Nablus

 August 16, 2020 1:29 PM  admin Israeli attacksIsraeli SettlementNablusNews ReportWest Bank 0

According to local sources, a group of right-wing Israeli colonial settlers, accompanied by an Israeli military escort, invaded Palestinian land in the northern West Bank and uprooted dozens of olive trees. This attack came a day after the colonial settlers had tried to set up tents to begin establishing a […]

Updated: “Israeli Army Injures Five Palestinians In Gaza”

 August 16, 2020 6:06 AM  IMEMC News Beit LahiaGaza StripHuman rightsIsraeli attacksNews Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that five residents were injured, on Saturday at night, by live rounds fired by Israeli soldiers, stationed in a military base across the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city. The incidents took place while the army also fired several missiles into various parts of the […]

Bombing in Khan Younis (image from Twitter)

Massive Israeli Airstrikes Reported in North, East and South of Gaza

 August 16, 2020 4:20 AM  admin Beit LahiaGaza SiegeGaza StripIsraeli attacksKhan YounisNews Report 0

On Saturday night, Israeli warplanes launched a number of missiles at Palestinian civilian areas in the northern, southern and eastern West Bank, according to local sources. The areas hit include Khan Younis, in the southern West Bank, Beit Lahia, in the north, and al-Boreij refugee camp, in eastern Gaza. Dozens […]

Statement by the Embassy of the State of Palestine to Greece Regarding the Tripartite Joint Declaration between the United States, Israel, and the UAE

By: Marwan E. Toubassi, Ambassador of the State of Palestine in Greece: Press statement issued by the Embassy of the State of Palestine to Greece Regarding the Tripartite Joint Declaration between the United States, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates – 14, Aug 2020 We were surprised, along with many in […]

United Arab Emirates Announce ‘Normalization’ of Relations with Israel; PA recalls Ambassador

After a phone meeting with US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, crown prince of the United Arab Emirates, announced a “full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates”. In response, the Palestinian Authority recalled the UAE Ambassador serving in […]

Two Families Forced To Demolish Their Homes In Occupied Jerusalem

 August 15, 2020 6:20 AM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportWest Bank 0

Two Palestinian families from Silwan, in the occupied Palestinian capital Jerusalem, were forced to demolish their homes, after the city council constantly refused to license them, and had to resort to the destroying their own properties to avoid the excessively high fines and fees. The first property is owned by […]

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Cause Dozen To Suffer Effects Of teargas Inhalation, Near Ramallah

 August 15, 2020 5:48 AM  IMEMC News Israeli PoliticsNews ReportRamallahWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two Palestinians, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded al-Midya village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Israeli bombs also caused fires in Palestinian farmlands. Mohammad Rashed, the Mayor of al-Midya, stated that the soldiers fired […]

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, four Palestinians, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during the weekly procession against illegal annexation wall and colonies, and the continued closure of the town’s main road. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the Palestinians marched […]

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

 August 15, 2020 3:19 AM  IMEMC News BethlehemIsraeli attacksJeninNablusNews ReportRamallahWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, at least ten Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before abducting two Palestinians identified […]

Army Abducts One Palestinian In Hebron

 August 15, 2020 2:55 AM  IMEMC News HebronIsraeli attacksNews ReportWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday evening, Palestinian protesters in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protesters, and chased many of them. […]

Israeli Navy Injures A Palestinian Fisherman In Northern Gaza

 August 15, 2020 2:45 AM  IMEMC News Beit LahiaGaza SiegeGaza StripIsraeli attacksNews Report 0

Israeli navy attacked, Friday, many Palestinian fishing boats in Beit Lahia Sea, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman. Media sources said the navy fired rubber-coated steel bullets and live rounds at several fishing boats. They added that one fisherman was shot with a rubber-coated […]

Israeli Missiles Injure Two Women, One of Them Pregnant, And Two Children, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday at night, many missiles into many areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding four two women, one of them pregnant, and two children, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli missiles struck many homes in northern Gaza, in central Gaza, and in the […]

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