Search Results for : aida

20 Apr
6:16

The ‘Beautiful Resistance’ of Aida Camp – “People cannot tolerate injustice for eternity”

Tucked within the antiquated corridors of the municipality of Bethlehem, there lies Aida Camp, established 1950.  The densely populated cement structures, thinly outlined by narrow passageways, are a living summation of the occupation of Palestine itself. Scraping elbows with the massive checkpoint pathway between Bethlehem and Jerusalem, hedged by the […]

02 Feb
8:54

Bethlehem: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Aida Refugee Camp, One In Husan

February 2, 2017 8:54 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted twelve young Palestinian men. The soldiers also summoned two Palestinians for interrogation, and abducted one Palestinian in Husan town, west of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem […]

31 Jan
9:18

Israeli Forces Raid Aida Camp, Attack Residents (VIDEO)

Israeli soldiers, Monday evening, stormed Aida refugee camp, in northern Bethlehem, and assaulted residents, with clashes erupting with local youth. Eyewitnesses told PNN that the soldiers detained some of the youth and prevented cars from entering the camp, while attacking residents with rubber-coated metal bullets and teargas. Aida refugee camp has […]

29 Nov
7:26

PCA Footballers Raise $10,000 for Aida Camp

Saturday 26th November 2016 marked the completion of the PCA Futsal Tournament – season 4, where the The Palestinian Community Association in Victoria (PCA) hosted a fundraiser lunch in collaboration with Knafeh Nabulseyeh (Business Owner Mussa Khayat) in Melbourne, Australia, reaching the goal of A$10,000. According to the PNN, the money will […]

19 Nov
7:32

20-year-old Palestinian-Australian Footballer, Nadeem Farhoud, on the Formation of Aida United FC

Nadeem Farhoud, a young man of Palestinian origins, born in Australia: a Palestinian at heart, a soccer player, college student, and an activist who created a fundraising campaign for Palestinian children through the annual Futsal competition, in October of 2016, aiming to raise funds for Palestinian children in Palestine. Through […]

11 Oct
6:49

Army Invades Aida Refugee Camp, In Bethlehem, Injures Three Palestinians

October 11, 2016 6:49 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot and injured three young men with live fire, during clashes that took place in the camp. Medical sources said the soldiers shot three young men with live fire, and that […]

18 Jul
6:39

Bethlehem: Israeli Soldiers Raid Cultural Center in Aida Refugee Camp

Israeli forces, on Sunday afternoon, broke into Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, where they raided a cultural center and kidnapped a number of youth, causing clashes to erupt in the vicinity. PNN correspondence said that soldiers broke into both the camp and Lajee’ cultural center, where they detsined four youth., two of which were identified as […]

30 Oct
6:45

VIDEO: Soldiers Invade ‘Aida Refugee, Use Loud Speakers Threatening “To Kill Everybody”

October 30, 2015 6:45 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at night, the ‘Aida refugee camp, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths, before one of the soldiers used the loud speakers of his vehicle to threaten the residents in Arabic, telling them ‘we will gas you all, until you […]

16 Sep
1:34

Soldiers Open Fire On Homes In ‘Aida Refugee Camp, In Bethlehem

September 16, 2015 1:34 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several rounds of live ammunition on a number of homes in the ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.Media sources said the soldiers, stationed on the military tower of the Annexation Wall, overlooking the refugee camp, opened fire on […]

16 May
12:52

Aida Camp Remembers Nakba

Alrowwad Cultural & Theatre Society, today, organized a march commemorating the 67th anniversary of the Nakba. The group, mainly consisting of young people, marched from the Alrowwad centre in Aida Camp to the Jerusalem-Hebron Road, where it was stopped from going further by PA troops. PNN reports that 16-year-old Ahmed,, […]

28 Apr
5:43

Soldiers Break Into Homes, Shops, In Aida Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, the Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, broke into homes, and destroyed doors of a number of stores, before searching them.Local sources said the soldiers damaged the doors of a number of shops, and a car repair garage, and […]

25 Feb
3:49

VIDEO: Israeli Army Raids Aida Camp

February 25, 2015 3:49 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Eight young Palestinian men were wounded as clashes developed following an Israeli army raid on the Aida refugee camp early Monday morning.After raiding the Bethlehem-area refugee camp, Israeli troops conducted an extensive search and arrest campaign through numerous homes in the Bethlehem-area camp. Dozens of young Palestinian men were taken […]

22 Feb
10:42

Aida Refugee Camp Flooded by Excess Settlement Water

February 22, 2015 10:42 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Aida refugee camp, north Bethlehem city, has drowned after the Gilo settlement opened its barrages, throwing all excess rain and melted snow water onto the camp. Meanwhile, hundreds of Palestinians were evacuated from their homes, Sunday morning, after Israeli authorities opened a number of dams near the border, flooding the […]

16 Oct
9:15

Children Injured by Israeli Soldiers in Aida Camp

October 16, 2014 9:15 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Sunday, October 12, Israeli forces stormed Aida refugee camp without any provocation and began shooting tear gas, sound bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at children in the streets.According to eye witness and photographer Mohammad AL-Azza, ‘They were searching houses, occupying rooftops and invading the whole camp,’ further adding: ‘Yesterday, […]

21 Aug
2:28

Abu Ubaida Calls Delegation Out of Cairo

August 21, 2014 2:28 AM IMEMC Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Al-Qassam Brigades spokesman Abu Ubaida said over television, on Wednesday, that Israel had ‘failed’ in its assault on the Gaza Strip, and called upon the Palestinian negotiating team in Cairo to return home.The speech came just following a series of Israeli airstrikes which killed at least 22 Palestinians over the […]

29 Jul
5:07

Funerary March in Aida Refugee Camp for Eid Massacre Victims

During the first day of the Eid, a special holiday which normally marks the end of the month-long Ramadan fast with much celebration and feasting among Muslims everywhere, Palestinians in Aida refugee camp, in the northern part of Bethlehem, marched in the streets Monday, in symbolic funerary procession for the […]

22 Jun
10:27

Army Invades Aida Refugee Camp In Bethlehem

Bethlehem – Sunday, June 22 2014: Israeli soldiers invaded Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and sprayed windows of the local mosque, and homes, with sewage water.Local sources said the windows of the mosque were open, due to summer heat, and that the sewage water […]

19 May
10:40

VIDEO: Interview With Haidar Eid

May 19, 2014 10:40 PM IMEMC Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, Interview 0

Palestinian Professor Haidar Eid discusses several of the most pressing topics of Palestinian national liberation, including the ongoing siege of Gaza, the apartheid nature of Israel, the BDS movement and the one state solution.Published on 19 May 2014 by the Alternative Information Center (AIC). Dr Haidar Eid is Associate Professor […]

14 Apr
7:48

Israeli Forces Critically Injure, Detain Youth in Aida Camp

Israeli forces raided Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem, late Sunday, where they shot and arrested a Palestinian youth, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society told Ma’an.The society quoted the family of 20-year-old Hamza Battah as saying Israeli soldiers shot him in the leg and the abdomen. Israeli soldiers then detained him and […]

12 Apr
11:07

Occupation Forces Shoot 2 Youth During Clashes in Aida Camp

Two Palestinians were injured, Saturday, during clashes between local youth and Israeli forces in Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.A local source said that two young men were shot by Israeli soldiers during the clashes, one with a live bullet in the leg and the other with a metal-covered steel […]

11 Apr
11:20

Home Burnt, Two Palestinians Injured In Aida Camp

April 11, 2014 11:20 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Thursday, April 10, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that a home was burnt, and two Palestinians were wounded, after Israeli soldiers, invading the Aida refugee camp north of Bethlehem, fired gas bombs and concussion grenades. The sources said that at least one gas bomb was fired into a home, […]

27 Mar
4:48

Aida Youths Set Fire to Israeli Watchtower

A number of youth from Bethlehem’s Aida refugee camp set fire to an Israeli watchtower, yesterday [Wednesday, March 26, 2014], according to the Facebook page of a local group.The move came a day after Israeli forces entered the camp to replace a destroyed section of the separation wall, which activists […]

25 Mar
8:45

4 Days of Clashes in Aida Camp, After Activists Break through Wall

Monday, March 24, 2014, marked the fourth day in a row of clashes between residents of Aida refugee camp and Israeli forces, after Palestinian activists tore through the separation wall which surrounds the camp.Local popular committee member Munthir Amira told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli special forces raided the Bethlehem-area […]

24 Mar
1:50

As Israeli Attack on Aida Camp Continues, 8 Palestinians and 2 Israeli Soldiers Injured

As the Israeli military continues its invasion of the Aida refugee camp, near Bethlehem, local sources have reported that 8 Palestinians and 2 Israeli soldiers have been injured.One of the wounded Palestinians was hit in the head by a rubber-coated steel bullet, and his injuries were described as moderate. 7 […]

23 Mar
11:02

Israeli Troops Use Journalists as ‘Human Shield’ During Invasion of Aida Camp

March 23, 2014 11:02 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A Palestinian journalist has reported that he and two of his colleagues were used by the Israeli military as ‘human shields’ during an Israeli military invasion of the Aida refugee camp, near Bethlehem.The term ‘human shield’ is used to refer to instances where armies or armed forces attempt to protect […]

23 Mar
10:35

Netanyahu Vows No Let-up After Aida Raid

Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday that the army would use force against anybody plotting attacks against Israel, after troops killed three Palestinians in a West Bank raid.(AFP/Ma’an) ‘Over the weekend, our forces struck at a terrorist who had organized attacks on Israelis and was also planning attacks on innocent […]

24 Feb
12:17

Ubaida Asaid Transferred to Security Prison

February 24, 2014 12:17 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Lawyer of Prisoner’s Club Society, Fawwaz Shloudi, said that the Israeli occupation administration transferred the 15-year-old Palestinian prisoner Ubaida Asaid from Ofek criminal prison to Hasharon prison.Shloudi said that Asaid started two open hunger strikes protesting his transfer from Al-Maskopia investigation centre to Ofek prison, an Israeli criminal prison full […]

12 Jan
12:54

Several Palestinians Inured In Aida Refugee Camp, Two Kidnapped

January 12, 2014 12:54 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Saturday Evening, January 11, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that several residents have been wounded during clashes which took place between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian youth in the Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.The sources said that the wounded Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, and received […]

28 Sep
2:45

Several Palestinians Injured In Aida Refugee Camp

September 28, 2013 2:45 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Bethlehem, Friday evening [September 27, 2013] Palestinian medical sources have reported that several residents have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation during clashes with Israeli soldiers in Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.Eyewitnesses said that a number of soldiers invaded the entrance of the camp, and harassed several […]

30 Aug
2:58

Army Invades Aida Refugee Camp, In Bethlehem

August 30, 2013 2:58 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Thursday August 29, 2013] Dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded, during early night hours, the Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and invaded it leading to clashes with local youths.Local sources in the camp have reported that the army fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion […]

19 Aug
5:19

Army Invades Aida Refugee Camp In Bethlehem

August 19, 2013 5:19 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Sunday August 18, 2013] Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem, and clashes with dozens of local youths, local sources have reported.The sources said that dozens of youths hurled stones and empty bottles at the invading soldiers, and that the army fired gas bombs, and rubber-coated […]

11 Jun
3:39

Child Kidnapped In Aida Refugee Camp

[Monday late at night June 10] Israeli soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian child and his father, from the Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The child was released later on.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) stated that the army phoned Omar Khalifa, and ordered him and his […]

15 Jan
3:54

Soldiers Invade Aida Refugee Camp In Bethlehem

January 15, 2013 3:54 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, broke into and searched several homes after forcing the residents out.The Radio Bethlehem 2000 reported that more than 30 Israeli soldiers invaded the camp and marched in its alleys before breaking into several homes and searching […]

19 Dec
2:04

Injuries Reported In Clashes Near Aida Refugee Camp In Bethlehem

December 19, 2012 2:04 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in Bethlehem reported that clashes took place, on Tuesday evening, between local youths of Aida refugee camp, in the city, and Israeli soldiers; several residents were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation while one resident was hit by a rubber-coated metal bullet in the head. […]

17 Dec
1:47

Injuries Reported In Ongoing Clashes In Aida Refugee Camp

December 17, 2012 1:47 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported, Sunday, that clashes continued, for the second day, between local youths in the camp and Israeli soldiers who fired dozens of gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets leading to dozens of injuries.The sources said that three residents were hit by rubber-coated metal bullets and dozens were […]

04 Oct
5:26

Israel Believes Al-Qaida Was Behind Attack On Border With Egypt

Israeli security sources reported that the Israeli investigations into an attack that took place on the border with Egypt last month, leading to the death of one Israeli soldier and three gunmen, was carried out by operatives of the Al-Qaida network. Israel initially suspected that the attackers were Bedouins living […]

19 Dec
5:13

Abu Obaida: “Resistance Liberated 20% Of The Detainees”

December 19, 2011 5:13 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, News Report, Prisoners 0

Abu Obaida, spokesperson of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stated that the Palestinian resistance managed to liberate 20% of the detainees imprisoned by Israel, and will remain committed to securing the release of all detainees.His statements came Sunday after Israel released 550 detainees during the […]

20 Oct
11:26

Abu Obaida Provides Details On The 2nd Phase of Swap Deal

October 20, 2011 11:26 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Abu Obaida, spokesperson of the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, stated that the second phase of the prisoner-swap deal will include the release of security detainees who are old, and sick, in addition to several detainees sentenced to 20 years of more.“Besides releasing ailing detainees, the priority […]

19 Nov
8:33

Group Reportedly Linked To Al-Qaida Vows To Avenge Two Gunmen

November 19, 2010 8:33 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

A group known as the Ansar al-Sunna, a fundamentalist group that rivals the Hamas movement in Gaza, published a 30-second recording in Hebrew vowing to avenge the death of two gunmen who were killed this month in Gaza. This marks the first time that the group have published anything in […]

13 Oct
10:26

Explosion Rocks Saida In Southern Lebanon

October 13, 2009 10:26 AM IMEMC News Arab World, Lebanon war, News Report 0

The Al Manar TV, run by Hezbollah in Lebanon, reported Monday that an explosion took place in a home in Saida area, in southern Lebanon leaving extensive damage; no casualties were reported.Ibrahim Al Mousawy, an official at the Lebanon-based Hezbollah party, said that the explosion took place in a home […]

28 Feb
1:48

Abbas accuses the rival Hamas movement of aiding Al Qaida

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of the Fatah movement accused their rivals Hamas of providing aid to Al Qaeda to establish a base of operations in the Palestinian Gaza Strip. Abbas’ statement came during an interview with the London based Al-Hayat news paper published Wednesday. The Palestinian president also said […]

16 Jan
1:57

Army abducts two women from Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem

January 16, 2007 1:57 PM Ghassan Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News brief 0

The Israeli army invaded Aida refugee camp in the northern side of Bethlehem city on Tuesday morning and abducted two Palestinian women. Army jeeps and soldiers stormed the camp and opened fire randomly at residents' houses. Troops searched and ransacked the houses of Riad Abu Sirour, soldiers left the house […]

08 Dec
7:02

Child seriously injured in Aida refugee camp

December 8, 2006 7:02 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers stationed near Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot and seriously injured one child, the Palestinian News Agency, WAFA, reported. The agency stated that soldiers topping a military tower near the camp fired at a group of children, and injured Miras Nidal Al […]

30 Nov
5:47

Army invades Aida refugee camp north of Bethlehem city

November 30, 2006 5:47 PM Ghassan Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News brief 0

Several army vehicles stormed Aida refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem on Thursday midday. Soldiers closed the eastern entrance of the camp, and are not allowing residents to go in or out of the camp. Eyewitnesses said that soldiers also fired live rounds and sound […]

18 Nov
1:20

Prisoner Society reports that Bethlehem’s Aida Camp man another victim of severe beating

November 18, 2006 1:20 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, Prisoners 0

A resident of Aida Refugee Camp one of thousands Palestinians with stories of abuse endured in Israeli prison. Mahmoud Ahmed Abu Salem testified under oath to a Palestinian Prisoner Society lawyer that he was subjected to severe beatings at the hands of Israeli soldiers.   In the southern West Bank […]

23 Aug
3:21

Israeli Army Invades Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp; Arrests Two Young Men

August 23, 2006 3:21 PM IMEMC Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses report that Israeli forces invaded Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp early Tuesday. The Israeli Wall lines the northern edge of the camp and Rachel’s Tomb military installation is to the east. Aida Camp had suffered numerous Israeli raids during the early years of the second Intifada. […]

09 Jul
4:37

Army invades Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem

Saturday at night, Israeli troops invaded Aida refugee camp, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Local sources in the camp reported that soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs, no injuries were reported.

14 Jun
5:01

Army storms Aida refugee cam and Al-Duha village near Bethlehem and arrests five

The Israeli army invaded Aida refugee camp to the north of the west Bank city of Bethlehem and the nearby village of Al Duha and arrested five residents early wednesday morning. Soldiers stormed the resident’s homes and conducted house-to-house searches in the town andrefugee camp before arresting the five and […]

29 May
8:47

Israeli Army invades Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem clashes with residents

The Israeli army invaded Aida refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem and clashed with  stone throwing youth on Monday afternoon. Soldiers entered the camp from several directions surrounding  the youth center and taking positions on roof tops, eyewitnesses said. The clashes are ongoing with  the army are […]

26 May
6:48

Islamic Jihad official dies after Saida bombing

Mahmoud Majzoub, known as Abu Hamza, an Islamic Jihad official has been reported dead at a Lebanese hospital hours after he was seriously injured in a car bombing in Saida refugee camp, south of Lebanon. His brother, Nidal, died at the scene. The Islamic Jihad movement blamed Israel for the […]

13 May
1:39

Army invades Aida refugee camp, arrests one

The Israeli army arrested Mostafa Aqel, 30, from Aida refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday night, in a  military operation that lasted for five hours, local sources reported. An Israeli army special unit stormed the camp and surrounded Aqel’s house for more than five hours, in […]

22 Mar
6:24

Families of Two Palestinians Deny Al-Qaida link allegations

March 22, 2006 6:24 PM IMEMC Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Family of the two Palestinian prisoners, Azzam Abu Adas, and Bilal Hafnawi from Balata refugee camp near the West Bank city of Nablus denied on Wednesday, allegations of linkage of their sons to Al-Qaida organization. Abdul Rahman Hafnawi, brother of one of the prisoners, said his brother completely dismisses the […]

14 Mar
6:26

Israeli forces invade Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem, arrest two

March 14, 2006 6:26 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli Special Forces broke into Aida Refugee Camp, in the northern part of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Monday and surrounded many houses in the camp. Eyewitnesses said that the forces arrested Khadir Daamsah, 22, claiming that he is a member of the Palestinian resistance group called al-Aqsa […]

13 Mar
3:28

Army arrests two brothers from Aida refugee camp

March 13, 2006 3:28 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army forces invaded Aida refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem and arrested Firas Da’amssa, 31, and his brother Khadier, 22, on Monday morning.   Troops and army vehicles stormed the camp and searched several houses including the house of Da’amssa family before arresting their sons, local […]

03 Mar
8:14

Hamas PLC spokesperson: `“There is no Qaida in Palestine`

March 3, 2006 8:14 AM IMEMC Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Dr. Salah Bardaweel, Hamas spokesperson to the Palestinian Legislative Council  denied Israeli reports on infiltration of Al Qaida members in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.The Palestinian Maan News Agency reported that Bardaweel was commenting on statements of Israeli officials and the comments of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas […]

02 Mar
9:39

Palestinian President: `“Evidence of Al Qaida presence in Gaza, West Bank`

March 2, 2006 9:39 PM IMEMC Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in remarks published on Thursday that there are  signs of a potential Al Qaida network in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. He stated that the the Palestinian Authority (PA) has intelligence information about the presence of Al Qaida members, but haven’t pinpointed specific […]

19 Jan
4:21

Army invades Ein Al Baida village, arrests three brother

January 19, 2006 4:21 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Ein Al Baida in the Jordan Valley, and arrested three residents. The arrestees were identified as; Hisham Fokaha’ 17, and his tow brothers Tarik, 14, and Suleiman, 19. Troops stormed the village and searched several houses there; families were forced […]

18 Jan
10:56

Five residents arrested in Aida refugee camp, in Bethlehem

January 18, 2006 10:56 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army arrested, on Wednesday at dawn, five residents from Aida refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.   Several army jeeps stormed the camp, searched several houses and arrested five residents.   No clashes were reported.

16 Jan
5:36

Army storms Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem

January 16, 2006 5:36 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli troops stormed, on Sunday evening, Aida refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.   Several army jeeps invaded the camp and took photos of several houses, eyewitnesses reported.   No arrests were reported.

11 Jan
10:40

Army invades Saida village near Tulkarem

January 11, 2006 10:40 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

The Maan News Agency reported that soldiers invaded on Wednesday afternoon, Saida village, north of the West Bank city of Tulkarem, and broke into dozens of homes.   The agency stated that several youth clashed with the soldiers and hurled stones at them; soldiers fired rubber coated bullets and gas […]

16 Dec
4:47

Army invades Allar, Saida arrests four

December 16, 2005 4:47 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Seven armored vehicles invaded the villages of Allar and Saida near the West Bank city of Tulkarem, on Friday at dawn, and arrested Raed Ahmad Taha Bamyan, 30, an Islamic Jihad activist, from the West Bank town of Allar north of Tulkarem.   Troops also arrested three brothers from Saida, […]

13 Dec
4:33

Two arrested in Aida refugee camp

December 13, 2005 4:33 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army arrested, on Monday evening, two youth from Aida refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The two were heading back home from schoold, a local source reported. The two youth wee identifed as Mahmoud Abu Srour and Fathi Abu Srour, both 17. Their families called the […]

05 Dec
11:15

Two youth injured in Aida refugee camp

December 5, 2005 11:15 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured on Monday, two Palestinian youth in Aida refugee camp, in the west Bank city of Bethlehem.   A local source in the camp reported that soldiers stationed at the entrance of the camp, fired at several youth seriously injuring one and moderately inuring another resident. […]

18 Nov
11:54

Troops invade Aida refugee camp

November 18, 2005 11:54 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday, Aida refugee camp, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.   A local source in the camp reported that soldiers invaded the camp from its eastern entrance and deployed close to a club in the center of the camp.   Soldiers detained and interrogated dozens […]

12 Nov
7:56

Troops invade Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem

November 12, 2005 7:56 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at night, Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The Maan News Agency reported that soldiers invaded the camp through the northern entrance, and fired rounds of live ammunition, and gas bombs, no injuries were reported. Also, soldiers installed a roadblock […]

29 Oct
12:31

Three arrested in Al Rashaida village

October 29, 2005 12:31 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

The Israeli army invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the village of Al Rashaida south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and arrested three residents. Mosalem Rashidah 33, Deifallah Rashidah, 42, and his son Daoud, 19, were arrested during the invasion after troops conducted wide scale search in the village […]

24 Oct
9:52

One resident arrested in Ein AL Baida village

October 24, 2005 9:52 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army invaded the village of Ein AL Baida near the West Bank city of Tubas, late on Sunday night, and arrested one resident. Jamal Fakha’, 40, who works as a farmer, was arrested and taken to unknown destination after soldiers searched his home, eyewitnesses reported.  

19 Oct
8:52

Army invades Deheishe and Aida refugee camps, arrests one resident

October 19, 2005 8:52 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army invaded, on Wednesday morning, Deheishe and Aida refugee camps, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Troops invaded Deheishe refugee camp and sealed off all roads surrounding it, conducted wide scale search, and arrested Wisam Odeh, 24, resident, eyewitnesses reported. Also, soldiers invaded Aida refugee camp and conducted […]

18 Oct
10:41

Army invades Aida refugee camp

October 18, 2005 10:41 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army invaded, on Tuesday morning, Aida refugee camp south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Troops conducted a wide scale search in the camp, forced the families out of their houses for three hours and detained some of the youth. All dittanies were released after soldiers searched their […]

03 Oct
8:49

Army invades Saida village, arrests two

October 3, 2005 8:49 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army invaded on Monday morning he village of Said, near the West Bank city of Tulkarem, and arrested two residents. Troops searched dozens of homes in the village, and arrested Fuad Ashqar, 17, and Moath Hamad, 20, and took them to unknown destination, eyewitness reported.  

27 Aug
10:54

Abu Zaida: `“No current negotiations over detainees’ release`

Sufian Abu Zaida, Palestinian Minister of Detainees and Liberated Detainees, said that there are no current negotiations with the Israeli side regarding releasing Gaza detainees from Israeli prisons. Abu Zaida stated that the Palestinian Authority did not negotiate the Gaza withdrawal with Israel, since it was a unilateral step. “Our […]

23 Aug
2:17

Army demolishes tents and animal shades in Al Rashaida village

August 23, 2005 2:17 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

On Tuesday morning, the army demolished tents and barns in Al Rashaida village near Bethlehem, local sources reported. Soldiers, accompanied by a military bulldozer, invaded the village and demolished tents and several barns. The leveled barns belong to Ali Al Rashaida, Abdullah Rashaida, Mohamed Al Rashaida, and the three brothers […]

21 Jul
11:25

Army invaded Aida Refugee camp north of Bethlehem

July 21, 2005 11:25 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

An eyewitness reported that the army force backed up with heavy army vehicles and blocked the entrances of the camp. Troops searched the houses of the Akier family and promised to come back each night and do the same if the family does not surrender their sons to the army, […]

16 Jul
8:37

Resident arrested in Aida refugee camp

Saturday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and arrested one resident. A local source in the camp reported that soldiers surrounded the camp, conducted military searches of homes, and arrested Ala’ Ayyad abu Aker, 22 years old. Abu Aker was handcuffed, blindfolded, and transferred to […]

10 Jul
12:37

Army invades Aida refugee camp

July 10, 2005 12:37 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Sunday afternoon, Israeli soldiers invaded Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem and conducted military searches of homes. A local source in the camp reported that soldiers occupied the home of Mustafa abu Aker, using it as a military post and monitoring tower. The home is adjacent to the Separation Wall […]

07 Jul
8:42

12 Palestinians, one peace activist injured in Aida refugee camp

Wednesday evening, Israeli soldiers invaded Aida Refugee camp to the west of Bethlehem. 12 Palestinians, most of them children under 14 years old, and one international peace activist, were injured after the army fired at a protest against the Wall being built adjacent to the camp. Since Israel began the […]

06 Jul
6:43

Army invades Aida refugee camp

Tuesday evening, Israeli soldiers invaded Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem, and fired rounds of live ammunition. An Israeli military source claimed that soldiers invaded the camp in an attempt to bar the residents from hurling stones and cocktail bombs at soldiers guarding equipment used for the construction of the Separation […]

22 Feb
9:38

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (15 – 21 February 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 15 – 21 February, 2018. Israeli forces killed 2 children and wounded 2 others in the Gaza Strip, in cases where the soldiers’ lives were not in any danger. Shooting:   During the reporting […]

15 Feb
8:38

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 14 February 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 08 – 14 February, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt, as 43 Palestinian civilians, including 17 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 26 of them […]

15 Feb
11:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians, Injure Two, In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from their homes, and injured two others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers surround and invaded Deir Abu Mashal village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and violently searched many homes […]

14 Feb
10:37

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 28 Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

13 Feb
7:13

Five Grants for Developing Community Tourism in Palestine Signed by Masar Ibrahim

The Masar Ibrahim Al-Khalil organization, on Monday, signed five grants from the World Bank to a group of individuals and institutions aiming to implement developmental projects, for the purpose of activating, developing and sustaining community tourism in Palestine. Executive director of the organization, George Rishmawi, said that they are supporting […]

13 Feb
11:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted thirteen Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded Nour Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem in northern West Bank, […]

11 Feb
10:58

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked a home in the at-Tour neighborhood (Mount Of Olives), overlooking the Old City, and abducted a […]

10 Feb
12:47

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Celebration Honoring Retired Teachers In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers prevented, Saturday, a celebration held at the Young Muslim Women School, in occupied Jerusalem, honoring retired Palestinian teachers from the city, with the participation of Palestinian Education Minister Dr. Sabri Saidam. Dr. Saidam said the soldiers declared the school, and the area around it, a closed military zone, […]

10 Feb
11:00

Soldiers Assault And Detain Three Palestinian Workers Near Bethlehem

February 10, 2018 11:00 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted and briefly detained, Saturday, three Palestinian workers from ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, causing various cuts and bruises, before they were rushed to a local hospital. The soldiers chased a group of workers, who were trying to enter occupied Jerusalem, in […]

09 Feb
7:43

Over 70 International NGOs Foresee Deterioration of Humanitarian Crisis in Palestine

AIDA, an International non-governmental organization (INGO) coordination body consisting of more than 70 of such organizations working in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), expressed alarm at the United States government’s recent decision to politicize its assistance to millions of Palestinian refugees. Reducing funding to UNRWA, the UN agency whose primary […]

06 Feb
9:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin and Salfit governorates, in the occupied West Bank, and confiscated a laptop from the home of a former political prisoner in Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers […]

30 Jan
6:58

VIDEO: Palestinian Activists in Bethlehem Drum Out US Delegation from Chamber of Commerce and Industry

A group of Palestinian activists expelled an American delegation visiting the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on Tuesday. The activists carried banners representing the American and Israeli racist administrations, after they entered a hall where a meeting was held with Palestinian businessmen as part of the cooperation between the […]

30 Jan
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifty-Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fifty-four Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 33 in Jerusalem, after invading their homes and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted 33 Palestinians, including several children, during extensive and […]

22 Jan
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a legislator, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched homes in Kafr Malek and Kharbatha al-Misbah […]

20 Jan
11:40

Army Summons Four Palestinians For Interrogation In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, many homes in Jenin and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and searched them before summing for Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers summoned Ahmad Husam Touqan, and his brother, Mo’men for interrogation in Salem […]

16 Jan
10:55

West Bank Schools Going Solar

An estimated 500 West Bank schools are soon going to get their electric power from solar cells. According to WAFA, the Ministry of Education and the Palestinian Investment Fund (PIF) signed, on Tuesday, an agreement to install solar cells on roofs of 500 public schools to generate 35 MW of electricity. The […]

13 Jan
9:11

Egyptian Navy Kills A Palestinian Fisherman

Egyptian navy ships opened fire, on Saturday at dawn, on a Palestinian fishing boat, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a fisherman. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza, said the fisherman has been identified as Abdullah Ramadan Zeidan, 33, from the […]

09 Jan
12:25

Army Abducts At Least Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, massive invasions into homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and abducted at least thirteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Qusra village, […]

08 Jan
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers carried out massive invasions into many communities in the West Bank, stormed and violently […]

08 Jan
9:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in several areas of the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said many soldiers invaded the al-Asakra village, east of the city, violently searched homes […]

05 Jan
11:45

Report: The Effect of Israeli Tear Gas on Palestinians

by Ibrahim Husseini & Liam O’Hare A Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank may be the most exposed place to tear gas in the world, according to the author of a new study. The Human Rights Centre of the University of California at Berkeley recently reported that Israel’s […]

31 Dec
12:29

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 – 27 December 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 21-27 December, 2017. Israeli forces escalated the excessive use of force against protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Two Palestinian civilians were killed, while 2 others succumbed to their wounds in the […]

28 Dec
12:22

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Thursday, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza Strip, and abducted two fishermen, before confiscating their boat. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats, while sailing less than four nautical miles from the shore, and abducted […]