Search Results for : Silwan

27 Dec
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians, Demolish Two Buildings, In Silwan

December 27, 2017 8:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and conducted violent searches of homes, before abducting at least thirteen Palestinians, including children, and demolished two buildings. Media sources in Silwan said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes in the […]

25 Oct
11:23

Israeli Authorities Hand Demolition Notices; Cut Water to Homes in Silwan

October 25, 2017 11:23 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli water company Gihon cut off water to a number of Palestinian homes in the Silwan neighborhood in east Jerusalem, and on the same day issued demolition notices to several homes in the neighborhood. The new notices come just two days after another wave of demolition notices were issued […]

15 Sep
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Silwan, Invade Communities In Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Friday morning, the town of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two children. The soldiers also invaded many homes in the governorates of Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah. Media sources in Jerusalem said dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town from several directions, before […]

11 Aug
12:06

Four Children injured After Being Struck By An Israeli Colonist’s Car In Silwan

August 11, 2017 12:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that four children were injured, Thursday, after being rammed by a speeding Israeli colonist’s car, in the al-‘Ein Street, in Silwan town, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The sources said the four children suffered various cuts and bruises, before an Israeli ambulance […]

11 Jul
8:50

Army Injures A Child In Her Arm, Invades Children’s Center, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian child, only six years of age, in her arm, after the soldiers invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many concussion grenades at homes. The soldiers also invaded a children’s center and searched it, causing many to suffer anxiety attacks. The Wadi […]

01 Jul
7:00

Israeli Soldiers Pull Two Children From Swimming Pool And Abduct One, In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, detained two child siblings, and abducted one of them, while the two were swimming in front of their home, and handed demolition orders targeting two homes, in addition to photographing structures. […]

31 May
8:34

Silwan; Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Colonist Settlers Attack Homes And Cars

Dozens of fanatic Israeli colonists marched, on Wednesday at dawn, in Wadi Hilweh neighborhood in Silwan town, near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and caused damage to Palestinian homes and cars, while Israeli soldiers abducted three Palestinians. Majd Gheith, of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), […]

17 Feb
11:25

Israel Confiscates Palestinian Land In Silwan

February 17, 2017 11:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Jerusalem City Council has decided to take over and confiscate a privately-owned Palestinian land in the al-Ein Street in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, to turn it into a “public usage property.” The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers and City Council […]

17 Feb
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Woman In Silwan

February 17, 2017 10:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday night after midnight, a young Palestinian woman, the sister of a young man was killed by the Israeli army last year, and took her to an interrogation center in Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), has reported that the soldiers invaded the […]

20 Dec
1:52

Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, Silwan: The next target for “Judaization” of East Jerusalem

Report By B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories: The Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, in the heart of Silwan, is the setting for the most extensive expulsion in recent years in East Jerusalem. To date, eviction claims have been filed against 81 Palestinian families that […]

18 Dec
2:38

Palestinian Injured by Israeli Fire; Soldiers Abduct Three Others In Silwan

Palestinian medical sources in occupied Jerusalem have reported that one man was injured, on Saturday evening, after being shot by an Israeli guard in Silwan, and three children were sprayed with gas, while Israeli soldiers also abducted three young men, and summoned two others for interrogation. The Wadi Hilweh Information […]

16 Nov
4:48

Army Invades Silwan, Al-‘Eesawiyya And Hizma, In Jerusalem, Kidnaps One Palestinian

November 16, 2016 4:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and kidnapped a young Palestinian man. The army also invaded Hizma and al-‘Eesawiyya towns, in Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of youngsters. Several army jeeps invaded Ras al-‘Amoud, searched homes […]

19 Oct
11:31

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 15 Palestinians In Silwan And Al-‘Eesawiyya, In Jerusalem

October 19, 2016 11:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Silwan and al-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and kidnapped thirteen Palestinians, before moving them to a number of detention and interrogation centers. Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud stated that the soldiers violently searched many homes in the two towns, interrogated […]

11 Oct
10:10

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Silwan

October 11, 2016 10:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fatally shot, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after the army invaded the town, and clashed with many youngsters who hurled stones at their vehicles. The Wadi Hilweh information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the young […]

27 Jul
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 33 Palestinians In Silwan, One In Sheikh Jarrah, In Occupied Jerusalem

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, before storming and violently searching dozens of homes and kidnapped 33 Palestinians. The soldiers also kidnapped one Palestinian in Sheikh Jarrah. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the […]

19 Jul
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Several Structures In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by several armored vehicles and bulldozers, invaded on Tuesday morning Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished warehouses and a commercial building. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers, and personnel of the City Council, invaded Abu […]

17 Apr
12:35

Israel To Demolish Many Palestinian Homes In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Friday and Saturday, several neighborhoods in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and handed demolition orders against many Palestinian homes. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded the home of Yassin Rajabi, and handed him […]

29 Mar
2:21

Israeli Soldiers Destroy Playground, Demolish Room And Walls, In Silwan

March 29, 2016 2:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers, accompanied with personnel of the Jerusalem City Council and the Israel Antiquities Authority, invaded on Tuesday morning the town of Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a playground, a room and several walls.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers […]

10 Mar
5:18

Israeli Soldiers Invade The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan

March 10, 2016 5:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded on Thursday morning, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic,) in occupied Jerusalem, and photographed its interiors, in addition to imposing a fine.Majd Gheith of Silwanic said the soldiers interrogated him while examining his ID card, and photographed the center’s interior walls, especially […]

10 Mar
4:05

Army Invades Al-‘Eesawiyya And Silwan In Jerusalem, Kidnap One Palestinian

March 10, 2016 4:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, and on Thursday at dawn, the Jerusalem towns of al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan, and kidnaped one Palestinian. Clashes took place in the invaded towns, and many Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that […]

04 Mar
12:34

Israeli Soldiers Invade al-‘Eesawiyya And Silwan, In Jerusalem

March 4, 2016 12:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded, on Thursday, the towns of al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem, and invaded them before firing many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers also broke into many homes and stores. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in Silwan, said dozens […]

01 Mar
11:25

Silwan House Demolished by Israeli Forces

Israeli occupation bulldozers demolished a Palestinian house in Occupied Jerusalem, Tuesday morning, in Silwan town, south of al-Aqsa Mosque.Israeli forces surrounded the area, according to Al Ray, and began to demolish the house, under the pretext of building without a permit. Clashes broke out in the vicinity of the Semrain […]

12 Jan
6:41

Soldiers Kidnap A Father From His Car in Silwan, Leave Children Cry Alone In Vehicle

January 12, 2016 6:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday evening, a Palestinian man after stopping him while driving in Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and took him away, leaving his children crying alone in the car.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers invaded the […]

10 Jan
4:31

Israeli Excavations Force Family To Leave Their Home In Silwan

January 10, 2016 4:31 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The ongoing Israeli excavations under Palestinian homes in Wadi Hilweh, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, forced a Palestinian family to leave their home after it became unsafe due to the excavations.Um Mahmoud Siyam said that she and her family, with the help of relatives, […]

14 Dec
10:43

Two Jerusalem Families Evicted from Silwan Homes

December 14, 2015 10:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli authorities, on Sunday, notified two families living in the Silwan neighborhood of annexed East Jerusalem of intentions to evict, under claims they are owned by non-governmental Jewish organizations.WAFA correspondence said that Israeli police served a member of the Rajabi and Basbous families, from Jerusalem, a notification ordering them to […]

22 Oct
3:18

Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa, Clashes in Silwan

October 22, 2015 3:18 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces continued, on Wednesday morning, heavy deployment in the city, tightening the siege imposed on occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque.Forces erected a number of military checkpoints in several neighborhoods causing severe traffic crisis, Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency reports. At the same time, a group of extremist Israeli settlers […]

14 Sep
2:03

Clashes In Al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan, Two Teens Kidnapped

September 14, 2015 2:03 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, the al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of Palestinians, protesting the escalating Israeli attacks against the Al-Aqsa Mosque.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Abu Naab, 17 years of age, […]

03 Sep
8:10

East Jerusalem’s Silwan Under Attack

September 3, 2015 8:10 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

East Jerusalem’s Silwan is being bombarded by Israeli state and settler land confiscation efforts.Over the last three weeks, Silwan has been bombarded by Israeli state and settler land confiscation efforts, reflecting the way these forces increasingly work together to dispossess Palestinians from Jerusalem. On August 16th, the Israeli Nature and […]

27 Aug
9:25

VIDEO: Settlers Take Property for New Silwan Settlement

Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now, on Thursday, labeled the settler takeover of a building in East Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood as a ‘dangerous expansion’ designed to change the status quo in Jerusalem.The Silwan-based Wadi Hilweh Information Center stated, according to Ma’an, that more than 60 settlers stormed Batn al-Hawa in the […]

12 Aug
7:57

New Illegal Colony Planned In Silwan, In Occupied Jerusalem

Palestinian researcher in settlement affairs, Ahmad Sob Laban, has reported that the Israeli colonization organization “Ateret Cohanim”, based in the Muslim Quarter in occupied Jerusalem, has presented a construction plan to the Jerusalem City Council, in preparation to build a new illegal colony near Bet Yonatan colony, in Silwan town, […]

09 Aug
5:30

Silwan: Evacuation Notices Issued by Right-wing Jewish Organization

A lawyer representing a right-wing Israeli Jewish organization, Sunday, issued evacuation notices for three Palestinian homes in the Batn al-Hawa area of Silwan, occupied East Jerusalem.The lawyer, representing Ateret Cohanim, told the Sarhan family that the land, on which the three houses were built, allegedly belongs to Jewish settlers. The […]

23 Jul
2:40

Young Man, Two Children, Kidnapped In Silwan

July 23, 2015 2:40 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday, a young Palestinian man and two children in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.Eyewitnesses said the soldiers kidnapped a young man, identified as Ayyoub al-Ghazzawi, and two children from the same family, identified as Ibrahim al-Ghazzawi and ‘Atiyya al-Ghazzawi, in […]

17 Jun
1:16

Five Palestinians Injured, Child Kidnapped, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, clashed with dozens of local youths, wounding five, and kidnapped one child. Soldiers also fired gas bombs at home and cars.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers fired rubber-coated metal bullets, mildly […]

12 Jun
12:25

Clashes In Silwan After Soldiers Closed Main Road To Palestinians

June 12, 2015 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in occupied East Jerusalem, has reported that clashes took place, on Thursday evening, after Israeli soldiers closed the main road leading to the town, in order to allow military vehicles to pass.Silwanic said the soldiers sealed the al-Magharba Gate road, completely blocking […]

11 Jun
12:43

Clashes In Silwan After Soldiers Attempted To Kidnap A Child

June 11, 2015 12:43 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that clashes took place, on Wednesday evening, between the residents and Israeli soldiers, after the soldiers attempted to kidnap a child in Ein al-Louza neighborhood, allegedly after hurling stones on them.Silwanic said the residents managed to secure the release of […]

27 May
2:29

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home in Silwan

May 27, 2015 2:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town in Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished an under construction Palestinian home.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers invaded Wad Qaddoum neighborhood, and demolished the property that belongs to Nassar family. […]

19 May
1:22

Soldiers Demolish Three Stores In Silwan

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Ein al-Louza neighborhood, in Silwan town of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished three Palestinian stores belonging to a Palestinian from the town. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers, police officers and undercover units invaded Silwan, […]

15 May
1:25

Jewish Home MK Tours Settlement in East Jerusalem’s Silwan Neighbourhood (VIDEO)

MK Moti Yogev touring a settlement in East Jerusalem’s Silwan/Photo: Moti Yogev Facebook Knesset Member Moti Yogev (Jewish Home) toured the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan Thursday morning. The tour comes as Palestinians commemorate 67 years to the Nakba.Heavily guarded by border police and special units for the protection of […]

06 May
2:06

Settlement Group Occupies Three Apartments in Silwan

Members of the Israeli Ateret Cohanim settlement group invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, three apartments belonging to the Abu Nab Palestinian family, in the Central Neighborhood, in Silwan town in Jerusalem, and occupied them. The group alleges Jewish residents owned the apartments before 1948, when Israel was established in the […]

05 May
8:35

Clashes In Silwan After Israeli Soldiers Isolated Land With Concrete Blocks

Israeli soldiers placed, Monday, concrete blocks surrounding a Palestinian land Israel intends to illegally confiscate, in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, leading to clashes between the army and local youths.Member of the Follow-Up Committee in Silwan, Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, stated that several military vehicles invaded the town, before the soldiers […]

23 Mar
11:13

Soldiers Hand Demolition Orders To Five Families In Silwan

March 23, 2015 11:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli army, and personnel of the Jerusalem City Council, delivered late on Sunday demolition notices targeting five Palestinian homes in Ein al-Louza and Be’er Ayyoub neighborhoods, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwanic (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers invaded the two neighborhoods, […]

19 Mar
5:32

Clashes Reported in Silwan; Child Kidnapped

March 19, 2015 5:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Clashes took place, on Wednesday evening, in Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, after Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinian youths and families protesting near the al-Malhi building that was taken over by Israeli extremists, funded by Elad settlement group.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said members of the al-Malhi […]

18 Mar
4:15

Israeli Extremists Occupy A Building, Lands, in Silwan

March 18, 2015 4:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) in occupied East Jerusalem, said Israeli extremists broke into, and occupied, a residential building inhabited by the al-Malhi family, and two lands in Wadi Hilweh.Silwanic said the extremists forged the properties’ deeds; an issue that enabled the Elad settlement group to invade […]

25 Feb
4:54

Palestinian Girl Struck by Israeli Settler Vehicle in Silwan

February 25, 2015 4:54 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A Palestinian girl suffered fractures and bruises, on Tuesday, after being hit by a settlement guard’s jeep in the Ein al-Lawza area of the Silwan neighborhood, occupied East Jerusalem, according to her family.Mariam Karim Dana, age 10, was hit as the vehicle was speeding between houses, Dana’s brother Amer said. […]

28 Jan
8:50

Settlers Attempt to Kidnap Silwan Teenager

January 28, 2015 8:50 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

An Israeli settler, Wednesday morning, assaulted a Palestinian teenager from the al-Thuri neighborhood, near Silwan, occupied East Jerusalem, while the boy was walking to school.Jamil Gheith told Ma’an News Agency that the settler attempted to kidnap his 14-year-old son Ibrahim, but managed to flee the scene. Mr. Gheith explained that […]

22 Jan
7:18

VIDEO: Undercover Forces Assault Child in Silwan, Kidnap Him

January 22, 2015 7:18 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in occupied Jerusalem, has reported that undercover soldiers of the Israeli army assaulted, on Monday, a Palestinian child, causing various head and facial injuries, and then kidnapped him. The assault took place in the central neighborhood of Silwan; the child has been […]

11 Jan
10:51

Army Kidnaps Eight Palestinians In Silwan

January 11, 2015 10:51 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the town of Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped eight Palestinians. Soldiers also detained and interrogated several residents.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan said the soldiers invaded the neighborhood after a car, belonging to an Israeli settler, living in one of the illegal […]

04 Dec
10:31

Army Kidnaps 13 Palestinians In Silwan

December 4, 2014 10:31 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in occupied East Jerusalem, has reported Thursday that Israeli soldiers invaded the town, and kidnapped thirteen Palestinians, including an elderly man and his two sons.It said the soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Abu Ghazala, 72, and his son Ali, 29, after the army invaded […]

10 Nov
11:56

Settlers Attempt To Occupy A Building In Silwan

November 10, 2014 11:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A number of Israeli settlers attempted, just before midnight Sunday, to occupy a vacant Palestinian building in the central neighborhood of Silwan town, south of the al-Aqsa mosque in occupied East Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) stated that 6-8 Israeli settlers stormed the central neighborhood and gathered […]

04 Nov
3:12

Army Demolishes Four Homes In Silwan, In Occupied Jerusalem

November 4, 2014 3:12 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded the town of Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished four Palestinian homes.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan has reported that the soldiers invaded Wad Yasoul neighborhood in Silwan, and demolished two homes belonging to former political prisoner Khalil Abu Rajab, […]

30 Oct
1:41

Former Political Prisoner Killed In Silwan

October 30, 2014 1:41 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A former Palestinian political prisoner from the ath-Thoury neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, was shot and killed by live fire of undercover Israeli soldiers. Israel alleges the slain Palestinian is behind the attempted assassination of fanatic rabbi Yehuda Glick.Local sources said Mo’taz Ibrahim Hijazi, 32, was killed […]

29 Oct
3:54

Soldiers Break Into A School In Silwan

October 29, 2014 3:54 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Scores of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Tuesday, the Secondary School for Boys in Silwan town, in occupied east Jerusalem, before attempting to kidnap a number of students. Issam al-Abbasi, secretary of the Parents Committee of Silwan schools, stated that dozens of undercover soldiers invaded the yards of […]

20 Oct
2:27

Settlers, Soldiers, Take Over Buildings, Land, In Silwan

October 20, 2014 2:27 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of armed Israeli settlers and soldiers occupied, on Monday at dawn, two apartment buildings and a land, in the Batn al-Hawa area, in Silwan town, south of the al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem.The two buildings consist of 10 apartments; the attack took place around 2 a.m., the Wadi Hilweh […]

12 Oct
2:31

Seven Injured During Night Clashes in Silwan, Seven Kidnapped from Nablus

October 12, 2014 2:31 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, West Bank 0

Seven Jerusalemites were injured on Friday night, during violent clashes which broke out in Silwan. In the Nablus district, on Saturday, Israeli forces abducted seven Palestinians from the Zwata, Balata and al-‘Ayn refugee camps near Nablus.Jerusalem’s Wadi Hilweh Information Center was notified that, following the burial of one Saeed Qaraeen, […]

10 Oct
2:13

Palestinian Stabbed To Death In Silwan

October 10, 2014 2:13 PM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

In what seems to be related to a case of selling homes to Israeli settlers, a Palestinian man was stabbed to death, on Thursday evening, in Silwan town, occupied East Jerusalem, the Arabs48 news website said.It added that the man, 50 years of age, was stabbed following a family feud […]

30 Sep
12:28

Settlers Take Over 23 Palestinian Apartments in Silwan

September 30, 2014 12:28 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A large group of extremist Israeli settlers, with members of the right-wing fundamentalist settlement group ‘Elad’, broke into 23 Palestinian apartments in three buildings of Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and seized them.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center, in Silwan, said that the attack started around 1:30 am, when dozens of […]

13 Sep
3:42

Clashes Renew In Silwan, In Occupied Jerusalem

September 13, 2014 3:42 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Several Palestinians have been injured, on Friday evening, and at least three, including a 10-year-old child, have been kidnapped, after Israeli soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The invasion is the second on Friday.Local sources said that dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town and drove […]

02 Jun
6:15

Soldiers Invade Silwan, Clashes Reported

Israeli Soldiers invaded on Sunday evening [June 1, 2014], the al-Bustan neighborhood in Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem, leading to clashes with local youth, before the soldiers broke into the home of a former political prisoner, and kidnapped him.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan stated that the soldiers kidnapped Samah […]

10 Feb
2:15

Settlers Puncture Tires Of 30 Cars In Silwan, Spray Racist Graffiti

February 10, 2014 2:15 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

[Monday at Dawn, February 10, 2014] A number of Israeli settlers invaded the Wad Yasoul area in Silwan town, occupied East Jerusalem, punctured tires of 30 Palestinian vehicles, and sprayed racist graffiti.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan has reported that the families found racist graffiti written in Hebrew on […]

06 Sep
3:01

Soldiers Invade Silwan

September 6, 2013 3:01 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded on Thursday evening [September 5, 2013] Wadi Hilweh in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, apparently in an attempt to kidnap some local youths.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan has reported that dozens of settlers invaded the neighborhood, and that a number of children […]

02 Jun
5:04

Army To Demolish Two Homes In Silwan

Sunday June 2 2013, Israeli soldiers and workers of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and delivered warrants against two homes.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan, has reported that City Council employees and police officers invaded several neighborhoods, handed the warrants, and took pictures […]

21 Feb
1:15

Soldiers Kidnap Two Children In Silwan

February 21, 2013 1:15 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center, in Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday evening and on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinian children in the town, and took him to interrogation facilities.The Center said that several Israeli soldiers invaded a home in Wad Yasoul area, […]

01 Feb
4:32

Attacks Continue Against Silwan

February 1, 2013 4:32 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

For the second day in a row, Israeli soldiers and policemen continued their campaign in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The army broke into homes and stores, and kidnapped a number of residents.Soldiers, policemen, and personnel of the tax department in the city, started their campaign on Thursday morning, […]

06 Jan
4:17

Undercover Forces Kidnap Children, Youths, In Silwan

January 6, 2013 4:17 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, reported that undercover forces of the Israeli army kidnapped, on Saturday evening, several Palestinian youths and children in the town, and added that Israeli soldiers were extensively deployed in the town and in different areas in the occupied city.The […]

08 Nov
8:01

Clashes Reported In Silwan, 2 Residents Kidnapped, Several Injured

November 8, 2012 8:01 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Local sources in occupied East Jerusalem reported, on Wednesday evening, that the army invaded Silwan town and clashed with local youths, who hurled stones at them, and fired gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets leading to several injuries; the army also kidnapped two residents. Palestinian medical sources stated that several […]

30 Aug
12:54

Army To Demolish Homes In Silwan

August 30, 2012 12:54 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian field researcher, member of the Committee for Defending Lands of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, Fakhri Abu Diab, stated that the Jerusalem Municipality handed notices for the demolition of five homes in Al-Bustan neighborhood in the city.Abu Diab said that the notices were handed to members of Abu Shafe’, […]

18 Jul
6:42

100 Year Old Silwan Building Destroyed by Israel

July 18, 2012 6:42 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli Municipality of Jerusalem demolished a Palestinian building in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on Wednesday, according to WAFA news.Jawad Siyam, director of Wadi Hilweh information center in Silwan said that the pretext for the demolition was building without a permit. However, the 16-square-meter facility is 100 years […]

14 May
9:50

Israeli Soldiers Invade Hebron and Silwan

Israeli soldiers invaded the village of Beit Ummar, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into two houses and handed the owners instructions for two young men to appear at the Etzion interrogation center, north of Hebron. Houses were also invaded in Silwan, and notices placed on seven […]

13 Feb
1:12

Israeli Bulldozers Destroy Playground in Silwan

February 13, 2012 1:12 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli bulldozers from the Jerusalem Municipality destroyed a playground on Monday morning, in the Wadi Hilweh area, in Silwan of East Jerusalem, and also removed the protest tent in Silwan.Representatives of the so-called “Natural Gardens” Authority, accompanied by officials of the municipality, invaded the area and ordered the bulldozers to […]

20 Dec
3:39

Israel Bulldozes Industrial Structures In Silwan

December 20, 2011 3:39 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli bulldozers destroyed on Tuesday industrial stalls in ath-Thoury neighborhood, in Silwan, south of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, as part of the destruction that is ongoing to a playground that belongs to the Ibrahimi College, a few meters away from the Jerusalem Wall.Israel is trying to remove […]

19 Dec
2:39

Two Palestinian Families Allowed By Israeli Court To Remain In Their Homes In Silwan

December 19, 2011 2:39 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Just one week after two Palestinian homes were destroyed by Israeli troops in the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem, rendering 15 people homeless, another two families in Silwan neighborhood received a temporary reprieve from the threatened demolition of their homes.Dozens of homes have been demolished by Israeli forces or commandeered […]

13 Nov
2:40

Palestinian Family In Silwan Served Eviction Order

November 13, 2011 2:40 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, reported that a Palestinian family in Silwan was served an eviction order issued by the Jerusalem municipality with the intent to replace them with Jewish settlers. The center stated that the family was ordered to leave their home by […]

13 Nov
1:48

Clashes Reported In Silwan

November 13, 2011 1:48 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian sources reported that clashes took place on Saturday night between dozens of Palestinians and Israeli soldiers after the army invaded Silwan town, south of the Al Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.The sources said that soldiers kidnapped one resident identified as Mahmoud Atiyya, 20, in Be’er Ayyoub neighborhood in […]

02 Nov
6:17

Israel To Demolish Five Homes in Silwan

November 2, 2011 6:17 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Jerusalem Municipality decided to demolish five homes in Silwan Arab town, in occupied East Jerusalem, The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan reported. The Center stated that, similar to previous orders and actual home demolitions, the new order aims at clearing the area so that Israel can implement its […]

19 Jul
12:17

Palestinian Silwan Family Fined $10,000. Face Home Demolition.

July 19, 2011 12:17 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Palestinian news agency Wafa reported Monday that an Israeli court fined a Palestinian family $10,000 for building its Silwan home without a permit. Widad Tawil, the owner of the home, has been given until October to get a permit for the house from the Israeli municipality in Jerusalem. In […]

14 Jul
1:21

Eleven Palestinian Youths Detained In Silwan

Wafa has reported that eleven Palestinian teenagers have been arrested in the Palestinian district of Silwan in East Jerusalem. The teenagers, aged between 14-17, were taken from their homes by Israeli military on Wednesday during a raid of the areaEleven Palestinian teenagers were taken from their homes today in the […]

07 May
8:19

Dozens Wounded By The Army in Silwan

Palestinian medical sources in occupied East Jerusalem reported Friday that dozens of residents were injured after Israeli soldiers and policemen attacked a protest in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem. Two homes caught fire after soldiers fired teargas bombs into them.Jawad Siyam, head of the Wadi Hilwa Information center, reported that […]

21 Apr
2:39

Youth Injured In The Face During Clashes In Silwan

April 21, 2011 2:39 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilwa Information Center in Bir Ayyoub area, in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, reported on Wednesday at night that a Palestinian youth was shot in the face by a rubber-coated bullet fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes that took place in Silwan.The Center said that the twenty-year-old resident […]

13 Apr
7:25

Clashes Reported In Silwan, Several Residents Wounded, One Kidnapped

April 13, 2011 7:25 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian sources in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, reported on Wednesday morning that several residents were injured, one seriously, while one resident was kidnapped by Israeli soldiers and policemen following clashes that took place in the town.The sources added that soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs at the Al Bustan […]

19 Mar
6:02

Clashes Takes Place In Silwan

March 19, 2011 6:02 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Clashes took place on Friday between dozens of Palestinian residents on Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Several residents and one Israeli officer, were injured.Israeli sources reported that the Border Guard Policemen (Israel’s Military Police) suffered body injuries during the clashes, and that the officer was reportedly injured when protestors […]

11 Mar
1:25

Four Youths Arrested in Silwan

Israeli forces raided homes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan Wednesday at dawn, and arrested four youths. The raids and arrests took place in the regions of Al-Ein Fawqa and Al-Hara Al-Wousta. The arrestees include, Raid Reshq (17), Amer Abbasi (18), Abdel Sami’ Abu Sabih (18) and Ali Almargi […]

05 Mar
2:19

Clashes Reported In Silwan

Local sources reported that clashes took place on Friday following noon prayers at the protest tent in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, as the local residents continued their protests against the ongoing violations and home demolitions. The protestors were attacked by the army and under-cover units of the army […]

02 Mar
3:49

Six Children Arrested in Silwan Clashes

March 2, 2011 3:49 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli ‘undercover’ forces arrested six Palestinian children, on Monday, during violent confrontations in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan, local sources informed.Six children were rounded up in al-Ein al-Fawqa, in Silwan, after Israeli forces entered the neighbourhood wearing civilian clothes, eyewitnesses said. Three of the children from the neighbourhood are […]

01 Mar
2:58

Silwan Residents Injured by Israeli Gunfire Over Weekend

This weekend saw a continuation of clashes in Silwan, a neighborhood in East Jerusalem targeted for Israeli expansion, leaving many Palestinians injured. On Friday, a young Palestinian man from Silwan, was seriously injured when violent clashes erupted while Silwan residents were preparing for prayer. A man arrived at an unnamed […]

26 Feb
3:52

Clashes Continue in Silwan

February 26, 2011 3:52 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Confrontations erupted on Thursday evening between Israeli forces and Palestinian residents of the East Jerusalem village of Silwan, Violence was concentrated in the Baten al-Hawa area, where Israeli soldiers have been occupying the roof of a Palestinian residence for over six months now. Dozens of residents suffered the asphyxiating effects […]

22 Feb
2:21

Tent Erected in Silwan to Commemorate Victim of Settler Violence

February 22, 2011 2:21 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Sunday, residents of Silwan in East Jerusalem erected a tent of mourning dedicated to local deceased victim of settler violence, Husam Hussein Rwidy.The ceremony was attended by a number of representatives of various popular committees and civil society institutions from Silwan, as well as dozens of Palestinian political figures […]

05 Feb
2:12

Clashes Continue in Silwan

February 5, 2011 2:12 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report 0

Sporadic clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian residents of Silwan, East Jerusalem yesterday. Israeli troops targeted Palestinian homes in Bir Ayyub and Baten al-Hawa, throwing tear gas canisters inside them. Israeli troops were also stationed in the Ein Silwan area on the outskirts of Wadi Hilweh. A large number […]

02 Feb
1:05

Arrests and Violent Repression in Silwan

February 2, 2011 1:05 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Monday, Silwan activists were arrested by Israeli authorities, and a pregnant woman suffered the ill effects of tear gas inhalation.The Jerusalem Magistrates Court sentenced al-Bustan Popular Committee member Sheikh Musa Aouda to a month’s house arrest outside Silwan today. Aouda was released on a bail of 3,000 NIS and […]

01 Feb
2:29

Israeli Forces Raid Silwan, Attempt to Arrest Adnan Ghaith’s Son

February 1, 2011 2:29 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli special forces raided homes in Silwan today at dawn, including that of banished al-Bustan Popular Committee member Adnan Ghaith, and attempted to arrest his son.When police attempted to arrest Adnan Ghaith’s 11 year old son, Oudai Ghaith, the family refused to hand over the child. Police finally left the […]

25 Jan
6:06

Israel Concludes Tunnel Linking Silwan With the “Western Wall”

January 25, 2011 6:06 PM Saed Bannoura Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Uzi Dahari, in charge of the so-called Israeli Antiques Authorities, stated on Monday at night that the digging of a tunnel that links Silwan Arab town in East Jerusalem with the “western wall” of the Al Aqsa Mosque, was concluded. Dahari claimed that the digging and constructions under the Al […]

18 Jan
12:56

Clashes Erupt in Silwan after Police Raid a Resident’s Home

January 18, 2011 12:56 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Sunday, violent clashes erupted in the district of Baten al-Hawa, in Silwan, East Jerusalem following an Israeli police raid on a residential home. The home of Yahya Silwadi and his family was stormed by police and plainclothes officers. The reason given for the raid was that the rooms in […]

13 Jan
2:10

Silwan Palestinian Activist Updates

Adnan Ghaith, from Silwan, East Jerusalem, moved to Ramallah today after he received a deportation order from Israeli authorities. The order stipulates that he be barred from entering Jerusalem for four months starting today.The Israeli order is clearly politically motivated, as Ghaith is an active member of the Al-Bustan Popular […]

11 Jan
3:32

Israel Cracks Down on Silwan Community Organizers

January 11, 2011 3:32 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report 0

The past week has seen an increase in Israeli repression towards Palestinian community organizers in Silwan, East Jerusalem. Jawad Siyam has recently been targeted because of his involvement in directing the Wadih Hilweh Information Center as well as his membership in the Neighborhood Popular Committee. Today, for the second time […]

08 Jan
8:34

Injuries Reported in Silwan Clashes

January 8, 2011 8:34 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Clashes took place on Friday evening between a number of Israeli soldiers and dozens of local Palestinian residents in Batn Al Hawa neighborhood in Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem; several injuries were reported.The clashes started after dozens of soldiers and policemen surrounded Silwan and fired dozens of gas bombs and […]

06 Jan
11:38

New Settlement Plan to Split Silwan in Two

January 6, 2011 11:38 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A new settlement project in Silwan will see the Jerusalem neighborhood split in two parts, a Silwan committee official revealed to Ma’an News on Thursday.The new development plan is set for 5 dunums of land, some of which incorporate the Silwan valley, a fertile area situated southeast of the Old […]

27 Dec
11:19

Palestinian girl hit by Israeli Police car during Silwan clashes

December 27, 2010 11:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Sunday, an Israeli police patrol car hit a five-year-old Palestinian girl in Silwan, after clashes erupted between Palestinian teenagers and Israeli forces. The incident occurred in the Wad Hilweh neighborhood and according to locals, the child was sent to a hospital with light injuries. The Wad Hilweh Information Center […]

18 Dec
12:54

Clashes Erupt in Silwan, Live Ammunition Fired

December 18, 2010 12:54 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilwah Information Center, based in Silwan, East Jerusalem, are reporting the use of live ammunition by Israeli soldiers, on Friday.The Center reports that clases have erupted between local youths and Israeli soldiers, with the soldiers using live ammunition, in the neighborhood of Baten el-Hawa, in the Silwan region […]

19 Nov
10:45

88 Palestinian Homes to be Demolished in Silwan

November 19, 2010 10:45 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israel has ordered demolition of around 88 Palestinian homes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, Palestinian officials warned. Israeli Attorney, Yehuda Weinstein, handed demolition orders in al-Bustan area claiming that the Arab houses were illegally built. Ahmed al-Rowaidhi, chief of Jerusalem Unit at the Palestinian presidency, said Israel’s move […]

10 Nov
9:58

Arrests Campaign in Silwan and New Excavation in Hilweh Valley in East Jerusalem

November 10, 2010 9:58 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian sources reported on Wednesday that Israeli soldiers abducted, after midnight, Muhammad Odeh, an owner of construction materials store, and requested Hammudeh Siyam, a shopkeeper to head to the nearest police station for questioning. Both are residents from the village of Silwan in the old city of Jerusalem.Jawad Siyam, head […]

03 Nov
8:51

AFP: Children of Silwan to Be Placed Under House Arrest

November 3, 2010 8:51 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report 0

Shmulik Ben Ruby, spokesman for the Israeli police, said on Tuesday that Israel was to issue court orders imposing house arrest on stone-throwing children living in the Arab neighborhood of Silwan, in East Jerusalem, Agence France-Presse reported. The official noted that the targeted youth would have to commute to school […]