The International Middle East Media Center, IMEMC , is an independent Palestinian news agency specialized in reporting on Palestinian domestic politics, foreign policy and the Palestine - Israel conflict in English language. The work of IMEMC is particularly valuable, because it is reporting on the daily events, related to the occupation of Palestine, which are otherwise only available in Arabic language. IMEMC contributor and editor Saed Bannora, born 1973 in Palestine, is a prolific Palestinian journalist. After having been shot multiple times by an Israeli death squad, Saed Bannoura is confined to using a wheelchair. Saed Bannoura is a tireless activist for Palestinians rights. His work and the work of his colleagues at t IMEMC is a valuable contribution for readers of nsnbc ìnternational. IMEMC´s website is located at

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By IMEMC On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Hunger strike enters 39th day, Many Palestinian detainees face life-threatening complications

IMEMC : The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee, Issa Qaraqe, has reported that as the Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons enter their 39th consecutive day of the hunger strike, many of them have reached More...

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By IMEMC On Monday, April 17th, 2017

1300 Palestinian Detainees Start Hunger Strike

IMEMC : More than 1300 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, initiated the first day of hunger strike, on Monday April 17th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, while hundreds of detainees are preparing More...

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By IMEMC On Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Human Rights Activists Denied Entry into Israel

IMEMC : On Friday, Kamel Hawwash, member of Palestine Solidarity Campaign EC and also vice chair of the British Palestine policy council, was denied entry into Israel under the new “anti-boycott” law. This follows More...

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By IMEMC On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

145 UK Labour Party Members Declare Solidarity with Black Jewish Pro-Palestinian Activist

IMEMC : Against the background of calls for Ken Livingstone’s expulsion from the Labour Party, for remarks about zionism, 145 party members have publicly declared their solidarity with Jackie Walker, the Black More...

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By IMEMC On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Petition Urging UK Government to Apologize for Balfour Declaration Exceeding 10,000 Signatures

IMEMC : More than 11,000 people have signed a petition calling on the British government to apologize for the Balfour Declaration, when, one century, ago then Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour promised a homeland More...

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By IMEMC On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

ICHR Demands Hamas To Void Decision Restricting Freedom Of Movement

IMEMC : The Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) issued a statement voicing serious concerns regarding a decision made by the Ministry of Interior and National Security, run by the Hamas movement in Gaza, More...

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By IMEMC On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Soldiers invade home of Palestinian artist, confiscate his caricatures

IMEMC : A contingent of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Kafr Ni’ma, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before breaking into and searching the home of a Palestinian artist, More...

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By IMEMC On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Islamic Development Bank Signs $40m Agreement with UNRWA for Gaza Homes

IMEMC : The Islamic Development Bank (IDB), in its capacity as Coordinator for the Program of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, has reportedly re-programmed and signed a $40 million agreement More...

By IMEMC On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Ashrawi on UN Decision to Remove Report on Israeli Apartheid

IMEMC : Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi denounced, in a statement released Saturday, the decision by the United Nations to remove the Economic and Social Commission More...

By IMEMC On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Various Areas In Gaza

IMEMC : After alleging a “rocket” was fired from Gaza, and struck an open area in an Israeli settlement in the Negev, that Israeli Air Force fired missiles into grounds run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed More...