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21 Mar
2:52

Balata Refugee Camp, A Palestinian Ghetto

A mother carrying an infant walks with her son through a narrow alley in Balata refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Nablus. (Photo: DCIP / Cody O’Rourke) Gun violence between armed camp residents, during the day, and raids by both Palestinian and Israeli forces, at night, have become […]

21 Mar
2:45

Security Personnel Killed During Clashes at Balata Refugee Camp

A member of the National Security Forces personnel was shot dead and another injured, during clashes with outlaws in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, said security sources. Adnan Damiri, official spokesperson for the Palestinian security forces, told WAFA that, as security forces surrounded one of the […]

08 Apr
2:56

Women of Balata Refugee Camp Protest PA Security Crackdown

April 8, 2015 2:56 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, Nablus, News Report 0

Mothers from the Balata refugee camp, near Nablus, gathered Sunday to protest the ongoing detention of their sons by Palestinian security forces.The protest marked resulting tensions from a security campaign in the camp launched by Palestinian security forces against those who Nablus governor Akram Rajoub identifies as ‘wanted criminals’. The […]

05 Feb
11:39

PA Security Officers Injured in Balata Camp Clashes

February 5, 2015 11:39 PM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, West Bank 0

Three Palestinian security officers were injured in armed clashes, Thursday morning, between Palestinian security officers and gunmen in the Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus in the northern West Bank.Security sources said, according to Ma’an News Agency, that the officers came under fire just as they entered the camp, which […]

21 Sep
1:26

Israeli Settlers and Soldiers Invade Balata Refugee Camp

September 21, 2014 1:26 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

On the 17th of September, under heavy Israeli army protection, Israeli settlers from nearby illegal settlements entered Nablus with the aim of praying at Joseph’s tomb in Balata refugee camp.20th September 2013 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team Just after midnight, the Israeli army closed the district that surrounds […]

02 Dec
1:28

Troops Arrest Three Residents In Balata

December 2, 2011 1:28 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers arrested, on Friday at dawn, three Palestinians in the Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus city in the northern part of the West Bank, the Palestine News Network reported.The three were identified as Yasser al-Badrasawy, his brother Jamil, and his nephew Haitham. Local sources reported that the soldiers […]

14 Apr
8:29

Gunmen exchange fire guards of Nablus governor, set his vehicle on fire in Balata

April 14, 2008 8:29 AM IMEMC News Internal Unrest, Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian sources in Balata refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, reported on Sunday that Palestinian youth set the vehicle of Nablus governor, Jamal Mheisin, on fire after exchanging fire with his guards as he visited the camp. The car was completely burnt and the fire also […]

25 Mar
8:15

Four Palestinians kidnapped in Balata refugee camp

March 25, 2008 8:15 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli forces invaded the Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus city in the early hours of Tuesday morning and kidnapped four Palestinians. Sources in the refugee camp reported that the Israeli military invaded the camp from its entrances and fired rounds of live ammunition and sound bombs on students and […]

25 Mar
8:15

Cuatro Palestinos secuestrados en el campo de refugiados de Balata

March 25, 2008 8:15 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report 0

Fuerzas Israelíes invadieron el campo de refugiados de Balata, al este de la ciudad de Nablus a primeras horas del martes por la mañana y secuestraron a cuatro Palestinos.Fuentes del campo de refugiados informaron que los militares Israelíes invadieron el campo y desde que entraron empezaron a efectuar disparos con […]

06 Mar
8:32

An elderly woman killed as Israeli soldiers attack her home in Balata refugee camp

March 6, 2008 8:32 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

An elderly woman, Zakia al-‘Amory, from Balata refugee camp in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, died on Thursday morning when the Israeli army attacked her home in order to kidnap her son. Eyewitnesses reported that troops invaded the home and searched for Al-‘Amory’s son, leaving her terrified and […]

06 Mar
8:32

Una anciana asesinada cuando soldados israelíes atacan su casa en el campo de refugiados de Balata

March 6, 2008 8:32 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report 0

La anciana Zakya Al-‘Amory, residente del campo de refugiados de Balata, situado al norte de Cisjordania en la ciudad de Nablus, murió el jueves por la mañana cuando soldados israelíes atacaron su casa para arrestar a su hijo. Un testigo informó que las tropas entraron en la casa y buscaron […]

28 Feb
8:51

Two fighters killed in Balata refugee camp

February 28, 2008 8:51 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian sources reported that two Palestinian fighters were shot and killed on Thursday at dawn during armed clashes with Israeli forces that invaded Balata refugee camp, east of the city of Nablus. Two other fighters were injured and abducted by the army.Local sources stated that several military vehicles and jeeps, […]

28 Feb
8:51

Dos combatientes asesinados en el campo refugiados de Balata.

February 28, 2008 8:51 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report 0

Fuentes palestinas informaron que dos combatientes palestinos fueron heridos de muerte, el jueves al amanecer, durante un enfrentamiento armado con fuerzas israelíes que invadieron el campo de refugiados de Balata, al este de la ciudad de Nablus. Otros dos combatientes fueron heridos y capturados por el ejército.Fuentes locales afirmaron que […]

26 May
12:05
03 May
7:00

Israeli forces invades Balata refugee camp in Nablus city

The Israeli army invaded Balata refugee camp and kidnapped two civilians on Thursday morning. During the invasion troops fired sound bombs and live rounds into residents homes and caused a house to cache fire, firefighting brigades from Nablus city and residents managed to control the fire, local sources reported.

23 Apr
11:31

Eyewitnesses: Israeli army used a young Palestinian as a human shield in Balata Refugee camp

April 23, 2007 11:31 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Despite an Israeli high court ruling to ban on using Palestinians as human shields, the Israeli army continue to force Palestinian civilians to walk in front of their military vehicles as they invade several West Bank areas.Despite an Israeli high court ruling to ban on using Palestinians as human shields, […]

22 Jan
3:38

Israeli army invades Balata refugee camp in Nablus

January 22, 2007 3:38 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News brief 0

The Israeli army invaded Balata refugee camp in the eastern side of the northern West Bank city of Nablus on Monday morning and searched houses.   Local sources reported that more than 10 army vehicles and one bulldozer stormed the Balata refugee camp, surrounded and searched the house of Ibrahiem […]

11 Dec
3:28

Israeli Army abducts Palestinian man from Balata refugee camp

December 11, 2006 3:28 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli forces invaded Balata refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and took one Palestinian man prisoner on Monday morning. Ibraheem Abed, 19, was taken to an Israeli military detention center after troops attacked, searched and ransacked his house and some other houses in the camp, eyewitnesses […]

21 Nov
3:31

Army invades Balata and Ein Beit Al Ma’ refugee camps in Nablus, damage reported

November 21, 2006 3:31 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News brief 0

Army bulldozers and jeeps stormed on Tuesday at dawn Balata and Ein Beit Al Ma' refugee camps in Nablus city in the northern West Bank, searched homes and damaged residents' property. Troops invaded Balata refugee camp, searched houses and opened fire randomly at residents' houses, causing some damage. The army […]

18 Nov
4:57

Army invades Balata refugee camp in Nablus and takes prisoner one resident

November 18, 2006 4:57 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News brief 0

Israeli forces invaded Balata refugee camp in Nablus city north of the West Bank and took prisoner one resident on Saturday morning. Army vehicles and one bulldozer entered the refugee camp, soldiers stormed and ransacked residents houses and then left taking with then Mohamed Hamed, 25, to unknown location, eyewitnesses […]

03 Nov
4:09

14-year old boy killed by Israeli forces in Balata camp

November 3, 2006 4:09 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Ibrahim Sanakreh, 14, was apparently attempting to rescue his brother, Ahmed Sanakreh, 28, who had been shot and injured near Martyr's cemetery in Balata refugee camp, when he was shot and killed by an Israeli sniper. Israeli forces had invaded the refugee camp, located near Nablus in the northern West […]

09 Oct
1:36

Resident of Balata refugee camp in Nablus killed by military fire, two on Sunday

October 9, 2006 1:36 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian medical sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank reported that Israeli soldiers shot and killed one resident, from the Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, while he was heading to Ramallah city. Earlier on Sunday, soldiers shot and killed another resident in the camp. The […]

06 Oct
6:26

Troops invade Balata refugee camp in Nablus

October 6, 2006 6:26 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

On friday at dawn Israeli soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp in Nablus city, northof the West Bank, and bulldozed one of the main streets of the camp causing extensive damage to the street as well as  damaging doors and walls of shops there. The Palestine News Network (PNN) reported that […]

06 Oct
1:20

Army invades Balata refugee camp and attacks the Ramadan markets

October 6, 2006 1:20 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

For the sixth consecutive time this week the Israeli army invaded Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus, at dawn on Friday. Soldiers attacked shops and the vegetables stands in the Ramadan market; breaking doors and causing damage to the stock, eyewitnesses reported, adding that scores of […]

05 Oct
2:21

Army invades Balata refugee camp in Nablus

October 5, 2006 2:21 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

The Israeli army invaded Balata refugee camp, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on Thursday morning. Local residents said that soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition and sound bombs at the residents and their houses in an act to provoke local stone throwing youth.

04 Oct
4:00

Two Balata camp residents taken prisoner by Israeli Army

October 4, 2006 4:00 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Mohamed Abu Amer, 18, and Ziad Hasanin, 28, were taken prisoner by Israeli troops during an invasion to Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus on Wednesday morning.  Troops and army vehicles entered the camp searched and ransacked several houses using some housings as sniper bases . […]

27 Sep
3:38

Army invades Balata refugee camp in Nablus and takes prisoner three residents

September 27, 2006 3:38 PM IMEMC Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

For the fourth consecutive day, Israeli troops continued their military invasion of the West Bank city of Nablus, which targeted Wednesday morning the Balata refugee camp in the city. Three residents were taken prisoner. Invading israeli troops fired sound bombs and live rounds after clashes with local stone throwing youth. […]

16 Sep
5:54

Army takes three prisoners from Balata refugee camp in Nablus

September 16, 2006 5:54 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers took three Brothers as prisoners during an invasion to the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus, Saturday morning. Several army vehicles stormed the refugee camp, broke into the house of Abu Saleem family and took three brothers identified as Mohammad Abu Saleem, Ahmad, 20, […]

25 Aug
7:59

Resident taken prisoners in Balata refugee camp

August 25, 2006 7:59 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli troops invaded Nablus city, and the nearby Balata refugee camp, in the northern part of the West Bank, and took one resident prisoner. Local sources reported that soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp, broke into and searched several houses, and took resident Mahmoud Ata Abu Sabeeha, 21, prisoner. Also, soldiers […]

14 Aug
3:45

Army invades Balata refugee camp

August 14, 2006 3:45 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army troops and jeeps stormed the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus on Monday at dawn. Local residents said that troops stormed the camp and fired rounds on live ammunition in the air.

09 Aug
8:13

Army invades Balata refugee Camp, detains four

August 9, 2006 8:13 PM IMEMC Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces invaded the Balata refugee camp in the early hours of Wednesday morning and surrounded one house of a Palestinian family and threw several tear-gas bombs in the neighborhood, Palestine News Network reported. The house belongs to the Shaker Abu Ayash and opened their machine gun fire and threw […]

09 Aug
5:09

Army takes four prisoners from Balata refugee camp

August 9, 2006 5:09 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army troops took four prisoners from Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus Wednesday at dawn.   The four arrested are brothers from the Abu Ayyash family and were arrested after troops stormed their house, destroyed their family belongings, fired heavy machine guns inside the house […]

09 Aug
2:41

Army invades Balata refugee Camp, detains two

Israeli forces invaded the Balata refugee camp, near the West Bank city fo Nablus in the early hours of Wednesday morning and surrounded one house of a Palestinian family and threw several tear-gas bombs in the neighborhood, Palestine News Network reported. The house belongs to the late Shaker Abu Ayash […]

08 Jun
2:08

Army invades Balata Al Balad village near Nablus and arrests one

The Israeli army troops have arrested one resident from Balata Al Balad village east of the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday at dawn. Troops stormed the village and searched several homes before arresting Mohamed Dowikat, local sources reported. According to residents troops invaded the homes of the residents and […]

06 Jun
5:20

Israeli forces led bulldozers down the central market of Balata Refugee Camp

During the morning’s invasion to Nablus, an event that has become a daily occurrence for two months, Israeli forces arrested Palestinians, taking them to an unknown locations and destroyed the infrastructure of Balata Refugee Camp. Local sources report that Israeli forces invaded Nablus City and its Balata Refugee Camp. The […]

01 Jun
6:21

Army invades the Balata refugee camp and Nablus city

Israeli forces invaded the West Bank city of Nablus and nearby Balata refugee camp on Thursday morning. Troops entered the city and refugee camp from several directions then took positions in the city center and refugee camp.  According to the local residents, infantry and jeeps were also seen in the […]

31 May
3:01

Army arrests six and injures two in Balata refugee camp

The Israeli army started a massive military operation in the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus Wednesday morning, where they have already arrested six residents and injured two. Known from the arrestees are: Fareed Abu Al Lil, 51, Ayop Abu Al Lil, Mo’taz Abd Al Aal, […]

30 May
2:18

Army kills one and injures two residents from Balata refugee camp in Nablus

One resident was killed in Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus during an Israeli invasion of the area, on Tuesday morning.   Hani Al Saqa, 24, was killed when troops suddenly attacked a group of Palestinian resistance activists in Balata camp, residents said.  Yousef Abu Mostafa, and […]

29 May
6:11

Army invades Nablus and Balata Refugee camp

The Israeli army invaded the West Bank city of Nablus and Balata refugee camp in the city, Monday morning. Troops stormed the city and deployed in several main streets, also soldiers fired live round and sound bombs into the residents’ homes, residents said. Also in the Balata refugee camp troops […]

29 May
5:50

Israeli forces invade Nablus, Balata in ongoing siege

A large contingent of Israeli forces invaded Nablus district in the West Bank from all directions on Monday, reported Palestinian sources. Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses said that the Israeli occupation troops advanced deep into Raphedia neighborhood and into Al Seka Street.  The troops shot guns and fired stun grenades […]

27 May
6:08

Palestinian youth shot in head, injured, by Israeli forces in Balata camp invasion

Israeli gunfire at dawn on Saturday wounded a Palestinian teen in the Balata refugee camp east of Nablus city. Medical sources said that the 17-year-old youth was hit with bullet shrapnel in the head and his condition was moderate.

07 May
4:50

Troops invade Balata refugee camp, exchange fire with resistance fighters

Sunday morning, Israeli soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, and exchanged fire with resistance fighters, Palestinian sources reported. Four residents were arrested in separate invasion in the West Bank.     Resistance fighters detonated an explosive charge near military jeeps while invading the camp and exchanged fire with […]

07 May
5:09

Israeli forces arrest three, beat one Saturday in Balata

On Saturday at dawn, Israeli military forces invaded Balata refugee camp, near Nablus in the northern West Bank, and arrested three citizens.  Witnesses said that Israeli soldiers broke into and searched several houses. They added that Ali al-Saqqa was carried to hospital as Israeli soldiers beat him up.

05 May
4:09

Army invades Nablus and the nearby Balata refugee camp

Israeli army forces invaded the West Bank city of Nablus and the nearby Balata refugee camp, Friday morning. Soldiers opened fire randomly at the residents’ homes wounding three.  Army also arrested nine residents, local sources reported. Army operation is still going on and army jeeps are all over the city, […]

12 Apr
3:23

Army invades Balata refugee camp and arrests seven residents

April 12, 2006 3:23 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

The Israeli armed forces arrested seven residents from Balata refugee camp, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, during an invasion to the camp on Wednesday morning Troops stormed the camp, searched several houses before arresting the seven residents .  Five of the arrestees were identified as Ahmed Abu […]

06 Apr
5:47

Army invades Balata refugee camp in Nablus

Israeli army force stormed Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus   allegedly seeking wanted people, on Thursday morning.  There were Clashes between the invading soldiers and some  camp Palestinian resistance fighters , no injures on either side were reported, eyewitnesses stated.

03 Apr
1:43

Two injured, one arrested in an invasion to Balata refugee camp in Nablus

Israeli army troops invaded Balata refugee camp near the West Bank city of Nablus, injured two residents and arrested one, Monday morning. Army vehicles and soldiers stormed the camp and opened random fire in the residential area injuring Yousif Assi, 20, Imad Abu Salem, 25, eyewitnesses said. Soldiers searched several […]

21 Mar
5:27

Israeli forces invade Balata and Askar refugee camps, arrest eight

March 21, 2006 5:27 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli Forces arrested 8 Palestinians in Balata Refugee Camp in Nablus city, in the northern part of the West Bank, Tuesday morning; one of the arrestees is noted as being a member of the Palestinian resistance movement, the Al Aqsa Brigades. Palestinian security sources reported that Israeli Forces broke into […]

16 Mar
3:16

In a pre-dawn invasion, army arrests two residents from Balata refugee camp

March 16, 2006 3:16 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

 Israeli army troops and vehicles invaded Balata refugee camp in Nablus, a West Bank city, and arrested two residents Thursday at dawn   Ali Abu Daiah, 22, and Ali Al Tirawi, 24, were arrested and moved to an unknown location after troops stormed the camp and searched several houses, including theirs, […]

10 Mar
8:07

Army invades Balata refugee camp and arrests two residents

March 10, 2006 8:07 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army forces invaded Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus Friday at dawn and arrested two residents there. Ahmad Atalah, 19, and Ahmad Fa’or, 22, were arrested when soldiers stormed the camp and searched their houses and several other homes, local sources reported. Troops left the […]

03 Mar
4:50

One resident arrested in Balata refugee camp in Nablus

The Israeli army invaded Balata refugee camp, in the West Bank city of Nablus, early Friday morning and arrested one resident there.   Osama Dowikat was arrested when troops stormed the refugee camp and conducted house-to-house searches, then he was taken to unknown destination, local sources reported.

28 Feb
3:27

Army invades Balata and Askar refugee camps in Nablus, arrests eight residents

February 28, 2006 3:27 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

 Israeli army forces invaded Balata and Askar refugee camps in the West Bank city of Nablus, early Tuesday morning.  Eight residents were arrested.   In Balata Refugee Camp, the army arrested Khalil Hanown, 22, Mohammad Al Fayomi, 19, Adnan Shibarow,18, Salih Al Jermy, 17, and Ihab Al Nijma, 16.   While […]

27 Feb
3:16

Israeli Army invades Balata refugee camp, harasses residents

February 27, 2006 3:16 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli army forces invaded Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus for the fourth time in a week, after killing seven Palestinians during the week.  Late Sunday night, soldiers searched the house of Mohamed Ishtawi, who was killed by the army in last week’s invasion of the city and […]

23 Feb
7:59

Five Palestinians killed Thursday in ongoing Israeli invasion of Balata refugee camp

February 23, 2006 7:59 PM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

After a 17 year old boy was shot and killed early Thursday morning, Israeli forces continued their assault on the crowded neighborhoods of Balata refugee camp, killing four more Palestinians and injuring dozens more during the day on Thursday. The six Palestinians killed Thursday have doubled the death toll of […]

20 Feb
8:43

Israeli Army orders United Nations employees out of Balata Refugee Camp 16:13 2/20

February 20, 2006 8:43 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

During an ongoing invasion to the area Israeli military forces ordered  foreign employees of the UNRWA to leave Balata refugee camp south of the West Bank city of Nablus immediately Monday afternoon. A UNRWA manager, wanted to stay anonymous, said that he arrived in the camp in order to prevent […]

20 Dec
6:14

Army invades Balata refugee camp, arrest one resident

December 20, 2005 6:14 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

 Israeli soldiers invaded on Tuesday at dawn, Balata refugee camp east of the West Bank city of Nablus, and arrested one resident.   Eyewitnesses reported that troops were deployed on the southern entrance of the camp, and the western area and Al Dahiya neighborhood of the camp, and occupied one […]

22 Oct
7:59

Resistance exchanges fire with the army in Balata refugee camp

October 22, 2005 7:59 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight, Balata refuge camp in the West Bank city of Nablus and exchange fire with the Palestinian resistance, two residents were injured during the clashes. The two residents sustained minor injuries were treated by field medical teams. A local source in the camp reported that resistance fighter […]

30 Sep
7:04

Two fighters killed in Balata refugee camp

September 30, 2005 7:04 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Balata refugee camp in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, killed two resistance fighters, and injured two others, one seriously. The brigades vowed retaliation. Soldiers exchanged fired with resistance fighters of Al Aqsa Brigades, the military wing of Fateh movement, after surrounding […]

03 Sep
7:44

Soldiers invade Balata refugee camp

September 3, 2005 7:44 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday morning, Balata refugee camp in Nablus. A local source in Nablus reported that soldiers broke into the home of Abdul-Hameed Al Teerawy, searching for his son Jamal, who works as a P.A security officer.

25 Aug
7:37

Army invades Nablus, Balata refugee camp

August 25, 2005 7:37 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Army invaded on Thursday the West Bank city of Nablus and the nearby Balata refugee camp, local sources reported. Soldiers invaded the city form all directions, surrounded AL Ashkar building and searched it looking for claimed wanted residents, eyewitness reported. Also, troops invaded the nearby Balata refugee camp, fired rounds […]

09 Aug
7:46

Army arrests three brothers in Balata refugee camp

August 9, 2005 7:46 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

 The Israeli Army arrested three brothers from Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus at dawn on Tuesday. After invaded the camp and conducting extensive searches, the soldiers arrested Baha’, Dea’, and Ala’ Stati and took them to an unknown destination, eyewitnesses reported. Soldiers continued to search […]

25 Jul
11:08

Army invades Balata refugee camp, one arrested

July 25, 2005 11:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Army invaded Balata refugee camp in Nablus, on Monday morning, and searched several homes; residents of the area reported that the troops invaded the camp under the cover of heavy fire. Troops arrested Ala Al Najmi 19 and took him to unknown destination. The residents of the camp reported that […]

23 Jul
9:43

Army invades Balata refugee camp, arrest one resident

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at night, Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, and arrested one resident. A local source in the camp reported that soldiers broke into home in al-Quds and the Market streets, and arrested Tareq al-Assy, 25 years old. July 7, 2005, soldiers invaded the camp and […]

23 Jul
7:56

Resident arrested in Balata refugee camp

A local source in Nablus reported on Saturday morning, that Israeli soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp in the city, and arrested one resident. The source stated that soldiers exchanged fire with a resistance group in the camp, and arrested Tareq Assy, who is wanted by the Israeli security. Also on […]

07 Jul
7:10

Youth killed, two injured in Balata refugee camp

Thursday morning, Israeli soldiers killed a 17-year-old youth in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, and injured two others after invading the camp and exchanging fire with a resistance group. A medical source at al-Ittihad hospital in Nablus reported that Khaled Mohammad al-Maseemy, 17, died of his wounds on Thursday […]

21 May
3:57

Army invades Balata refugee camp

A local source in the camp reported that soldiers, broke into dozens of homes, conducted military searches, and arrested one resident. Also, soldiers used the home of Ammar Musallam as a military post after breaking into it and forcing the family out. In a separate incident, soldiers invaded Ein Beit […]

20 May
5:50

Three injured in Balata

Friday morning, Israeli soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounded three residents, and arrested four including one of the wounded residents. A local source in the camp reported one resident was seriously injured after the soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition fired […]

15 Jun
3:30

Two Assassinated in Balata Refugee Camp

Brigades in Balata refugee camp east of Nablus and another Brigades’George Rishmawi-IMEMC & Agencies, June 5, 2004 In a car bomb, Khalil Marshoud, the leader of the Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Balata refugee camp east of Nablus and another Brigades’ operative Awad Abu Zeid were killed as a bomb went […]

02 Sep
3:30

Israeli forces close Balata Refugee Camp, Arrests Made;

September 2, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli forces closed the eastern and the northern entrances ofSoldiers on Beit Iba Military Checkpoint Deny Access to Teachers. Mo’ath Shreideh, IMEMC, September 2, 2003 Israeli forces closed the eastern and the northern entrances of Balata refugee camp Tuesday morning. The troops arrested three Palestinians, one of whom was Mohammad […]

30 Aug
3:30

Clashes, Arrests and Injuries in Balata Refugee Camp

August 30, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Nablus. Israeli troops called for back up forces and spread in theMo’ath Shreideh, IMEMC, August 30, 2003 10:16 Curfew continues for the third day in Balata refugee camp, near Nablus. Israeli troops called for back up forces and spread in the Souk, an old shopping area, the schools and the […]

28 Aug
3:30

Incursion in Balata Refugee Camp, One House Demolished, Several

August 28, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

At 2:00 A.M. Thursday morning Israeli forces invaded Balata refugeeBuildings Occupied Mo’ath Shreideh, IMEMC, August 28, 2003 At 2:00 A.M. Thursday morning Israeli forces invaded Balata refugee camp in Nablus. A number of military vehicles came from the old city, positioning themselves inside the allies of the camp. Ghassan Mismar, […]

25 Aug
3:30

Four Arrested from Balata Refugee Camp Monday Morning, Curfew in

August 25, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

On Monday morning, Israeli forces arrested four Palestinians fromRifidia Neighborhood Moa’th ‘Asharidha, IMEMC, August 25, 2003 On Monday morning, Israeli forces arrested four Palestinians from the Balata refugee camp east of Nablus city. Special Israeli Forces broke into the house where the four were gathered in the middle of the […]

17 Aug
3:30

House Demolition in Balata, Second Attempt, 2 Arrested

August 17, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

army vehicles entered the Balata refugee camp on the southeast sideTim Covi–IMEMC, August 17, 2003 Well before the sun rose in Nablus on Sunday morning, eight Israeli army vehicles entered the Balata refugee camp on the southeast side of the city in another house demolition maneuver. The IDF has engaged […]

15 Aug
3:30

Israeli Invasion in Balata Refugee Camp, One House Demolished and

August 15, 2003 3:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

A large force of Israeli soldiers invaded Nablus city and theFive Arrested Mo’ath Shreideh, IMEMC, August 15, 2003 A large force of Israeli soldiers invaded Nablus city and the suburbs early Friday morning in a rapid military operation. The operation started in Balata refugee camp where the force surrounded the […]

21 Jun
3:30

Overnight military operation in Balata / Nablus area

sides ofMuath Shraideh – IMEMC (Nablus) June 21 2003 The Israeli army withdrew Saturday morning from the eastern sides of Nablus City, Balata Refugee Camp, and the surrounding area after an overnight invasion involving more than twenty armoured military vehicles in addition to numerous jeeps. These forces had invaded the […]

12 Jun
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Israeli army overnight operations in Balata, Nablus

approached the entrances to camp. There was indescriminateMuath Al Shreda (Nablus), IMEMC, June 12, 14:42 Late Wednesday night an Israeli force of tanks and jeeps approached the entrances to camp. There was indescriminate shooting towards the homes of the camp. The youth responded with throwing stones. 2 Palestinians were lightly […]

05 Jun
3:30

The Israeli army shot and injured a five years old child in Balata

The child Mahmoud Nazih Deeb 5 years old, was shot in his right eye with a high speed bullet fired by the Israel army during clashes with young Palestinians at the entrance of Balata refugee camp in Nablus. Mahmoud was moved to Rafidai hospital in Nablus. Medical sources in the […]

02 Jun
3:30

Five Arrested in Balata Camp, Nablus

Nablus 3am Monday morning. Troops entered the eastern areas of theBy Muath Shreda,Tuesday, June 2, 2003 The Israeli army made an incursion into several areas in the city of Nablus 3am Monday morning. Troops entered the eastern areas of the city and Balata refugee camp and invaded several houses and […]

20 Apr
10:10

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and during earlier hours Thursday, at least nine Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated a thousand US Dollars from one home. In a press statement, the Israeli army said the soldiers arrested […]

08 Apr
7:50

Empire Files Rewind: Inside Palestine’s Refugee Camps

Published by Telesur on October 6, 2016. In her first on-the-ground report from Palestine, Abby Martin gives a first-hand look into two of the most attacked refugee camps in the West Bank, the Balata and Aida camps. With millions of displaced Palestinians around the world, hundreds of thousands are refugees […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
25 Mar
3:57

This Week in Palestine Week 12 2017

March 25, 2017 3:57 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for March 18, to the 24, 2017. As Israel’s government refuses selective freeze of settlements construction this week, army attacks targeting Palestinians leave two killed teenagers. These stories, and more, […]

Palestine Today - audio
21 Mar
1:12

Palestine Today 03 20 2017

March 21, 2017 1:12 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, March, 20, 2017. Gunmen kill a Palestinian security officer in the meantime a woman injured after being hit by a settler car. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

Home demolition by Israeli armored bulldozers (PCHR image)
03 Mar
12:29

PCHR Weekly Report: Palestinian civilian killed, 6 civilians wounded by Israelis this week

March 3, 2017 12:29 PM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 23 February – 01 March 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, a Palestinian civilian […]

01 Mar
12:20

Updated: Army Demolishes A Residential Building In Jerusalem – Video

Dozens of soldiers and police officers, invaded on Wednesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a residential building housing thirty Palestinians, including children, under the pretext of being built without a permit. The families living in the building were forced out of their apartments, while […]

01 Mar
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Destroy, And Confiscate, Equipment In A Tulkarem Print Shop

Dozens of soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and broke into a local print shop, before destroying many of its equipment, and confiscating machines. Abdul-Rahim Badawi, the owner of the print shop, said a large military force invaded the […]

01 Mar
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians From Nablus

Dozens of soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians from Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after stopping him at a sudden roadblock. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock, east of the city, stopped and searched dozens […]

24 Feb
6:55

Israeli Soldier Injured During Raid on Joseph’s Tomb

An Israeli soldier was wounded, Thursday at dawn, when Israeli forces entered Nablus to secure hundreds of settlers in Joseph’s Tomb, in the eastern part of Nablus. Hebrew public radio said, according to Al Ray,  that the soldier was slightly injured  as a result of an explosion, and was taken to a […]

07 Feb
11:48

Majaz Ensemble Tells Stories of Palestinian Hope and Pain through Music

A candle flame is extinguished, following the second anniversary of founding Mazaj Ensemble, a Jerusalemite musical band. Mazaj Ensemble kicked off its third year with youthful energy, enthusiasm, and with a completely different musical vision which infuses both Oriental and Western classical music. Mazaj Ensemble adapts melodies and arrangements to merge […]

01 Feb
11:57

PPS: “Israeli Army Abducts 15 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, during massive invasions of homes, on Wednesday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from different parts of the occupied West Bank. In the southern West Bank district of Hebron, the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in Beit […]

01 Feb
9:46

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus

February 1, 2017 9:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, allegedly carrying a weapon, after the army stopped a Palestinian bus and searched it, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Israeli sources said the Shabak security service received what it called a tip, about an armed […]

30 Jan
12:39

Israeli Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight, at least eleven Palestinians, including children and former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded several […]

23 Jan
8:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bank

January 23, 2017 8:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers. The Israeli army claimed the abducted Palestinians “participated on throwing stones on soldiers and settlers.” Two of the abducted […]

03 Jan
11:19

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirty Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirty Palestinians, including several children, during massive invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

Settlers in Joseph's Tomb in 2013 (image from The Iran Project)
27 Dec
1:02

Israeli Soldiers and Hundreds of Settlers Invade Nablus Area, Wounding Palestinian Youth

Fifteen buses of Israeli settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers in armored vehicles and jeeps, invaded the Nablus area in the northern part of the West Bank Sunday night to hold a religious ceremony at the site known as “Joseph’s Tomb”. The soldiers fired tear gas and live ammunition at the […]

23 Dec
2:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Another, Near Nablus

December 23, 2016 2:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, abducted one Palestinian, shot and moderately injured another, after surrounding several homes. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many homes belonging to members […]

22 Dec
12:40

Israeli Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said that Israeli soldiers have abducted overnight and at dawn Thursday, thirteen Palestinians, including three children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

22 Dec
11:58

Army Abducts Two Young Men In Nablus and Tulkarem

December 22, 2016 11:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and Tulkarem city, and abducted two Palestinians, including one who was injured after the soldiers assaulted him.   Several military jeeps invaded Balata refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and […]