Dec 9 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli customs office employees in the port of Haifa have prevented a smuggling attempt that entailed about 4,000 dolls depicting Palestinian stone throwers, which were apparently imported for the use of incitement against Israel. The dolls, which were seized on Tuesday, bear the colors of the Palestinian flag and feature captions in Arabic such as “Jerusalem is ours” and “Jerusalem, we are coming”. Their faces are …

Sep 1 '15 / EIPA Updates

Images of an Israeli soldier reacting to a violent attack on himself by women and children while trying to detain a rock-throwing boy near the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank went viral and made it into the international mainstream news outlets over the weekend. In a video, he is shown with his rifle trying to stop the Palestinian boy accused of throwing …

May 15 '15 / EIPA Updates

At least 50 Palestinians, including several children, were wounded in a blast that occurred inside a training camp in Gaza for terrorists of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s so-called “military wing”. The health ministry spokesman in Gaza said five wounded are in a serious condition.. Witnesses said the blast took place in northern Gaza. A doctor in the enclave, Baker Abu Safia of Al-Awda Hospital, said 30 …

Dec 13 '14 / EIPA Updates

Seven people, including a family of five with young children, were lightly wounded in the West Bank Friday afternoon when a Palestinian man hurled acid into their car, before being shot and seriously wounded. The attack occurred near a checkpoint between Beitar Illit, in theGush Etzion area, where the family is from, and the Palestinian village of Husan, southwest of Jerusalem. The family had stopped …

Jul 31 '14 / EIPA Updates

An Italian journalist, who is covering the Gaza conflict, wrote that a Hamas misfire killed nine children at the Shati refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, confirming the Israeli version of the events. On Twitter, Gabriele Barbati, the Mideast correspondent for Radio Popolare in Milan and a former journalist for SkyTg24, said: “Out of #Gaza far from #Hamas retaliation: misfired rocket killed children yday [yesterday] …

Jul 14 '14 / EIPA Updates

Thirteen Palestinian children, six from Gaza and seven from Judea and Samaria (West Bank), are expected to arrive Tuesday at the Wolfson Medical Center in Holon. The children are brought by the Israel- based international charity Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) to undergo life-saving heart treatments at Wolfson. The life saving activity of SACH has been continuing at Wolfson in the past few weeks, with the …