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20 Jan
4:30

Israeli Soldiers Open Automatic Fire At Homes, Lands, In Southern Gaza

On Friday afternoon, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence east of the Gaza Strip, fired dozens of rounds targeting homes and lands, in Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired dozens of rounds for no apparent reason, hitting many […]

20 Jan
4:06

Israeli Soldiers Assault The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest, attended by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, was held in condemnation of statement by US president-elect Donald Trump regarding moving the […]

20 Jan
12:12

Israeli Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded many neighborhoods in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

20 Jan
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Retired Palestinian Lieutenant Near Hebron

January 20, 2017 11:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and detained a retired Palestinian Lieutenant, after breaking into his home and searching it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers detained Lieutenant Hatem Hasan Eghneimat, while violently searching his home, and confiscated […]

20 Jan
11:22

2700 Colonialist Units Awaiting Trump’s Inauguration

Dozens of Americans flags have been raised, Thursday, at the junctions and roads leading to the Gush Etzion Israeli colony, built on Palestinian lands south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, as the “Settlements Council” is preparing to celebrate Trump’s inauguration and the pending approval of 2700 news colonialist […]

20 Jan
11:00

Israeli Navy Injures A Fisherman In Northern Gaza

A Palestinian fisherman was shot, on Thursday morning, after Israeli navy ships opened fire on several fishing boats, near the shore of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the coastal region. Medical sources said the wounded fisherman has been identified as Abed Hisham Sultan, and that the man was […]

19 Jan
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

19 Jan
10:58

Radio host fired from Israel Army Radio for Facebook post empathizing with slain Bedouin

January 19, 2017 10:58 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israel, Negev, News Report 0

An Israeli woman employed as a radio host with the Israeli government-run Army Radio was fired from her job Thursday after expressing on Facebook that she could understand the frustration of a Bedouin man who allegedly ran over a police officer who had come to destroy the Bedouin’s village. Khen […]

19 Jan
10:46

Israeli Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

January 19, 2017 10:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Thursday morning, a young Palestinian man in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, and searched homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the […]

19 Jan
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tubas And Nablus

January 19, 2017 9:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Aqabah village in Tubas, and the Old Askar refugee camp, in Nablus, searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded a home in Jerusalem, and violently searched it. In Tubas district, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded and […]

18 Jan
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, at least fourteen Palestinians, during various invasions targeting homes in several communities in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded several communities in the district, searched and […]

18 Jan
11:24

Army Injures Six Palestinians, Demolishes Structures, Causes Truck And Cars To Burn In Qalandia

January 18, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Wednesday at dawn, at least six Palestinians, after the army invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, and prevented journalist and medics from entering it. The soldiers demolished structures and causing fires in a truck and several […]

18 Jan
11:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Two Others, In Nablus

January 18, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted one Palestinian in addition to shooting two others, as many army vehicles and settlers’ busses invaded the city. Media sources in Nablus said approximately fifteen buses, carrying dozens of colonists, and […]

Photo By Silwanic
18 Jan
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian communities in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Hebron and Tulkarem, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians. In Bethlehem, several military vehicles invaded Marah Rabah village, south of the city, before the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes, and abducted […]

18 Jan
10:07

Detainee Jaradat Declares Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that an ailing Palestinian detainee, who is held in solitary confinement in Asqalan Israeli prison, declared an open-ended hunger strike, demanding receiving the urgently-needed medical treatment. The PPS said that Anas Ghaleb Jaradat, 36, from Sielet al-Harethiyya town west of the northern West […]

17 Jan
11:45

Video shows soldiers abusing, killing Palestinian boy they had shot by dragging, pulling him

January 17, 2017 11:45 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

In a newly-released video of the Israeli military killing of a 17-year old Palestinian boy in Bethlehem Monday, the Israeli soldiers who fired live rounds at the youth can be seen dragging the severely wounded teen across the ground, banging his head and pulling at his limbs and torso. Medical […]

16 Jan
7:55

Israeli Navy Abducts Five Fishermen In Gaza Waters

Israeli navy ships attacked, in two separate incidents on Monday, several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted five fishermen. The first attack was carried out, earlier Monday, leading to property damage, and the abduction of two […]

16 Jan
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Hundreds Of Olive Tree For New Illegal Colonialist Road

January 16, 2017 1:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers started, on Monday morning, the illegal uprooting of hundreds of olive trees, as part of a plan to uproot hundreds of Palestinian trees to pave a new road for an illegal colony, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News […]

16 Jan
12:25

General Union For Palestinian Writers Denounced Abduction Of Palestinian Author

January 16, 2017 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The General Union for Palestinian Writers issued a statement, Monday, strongly denouncing the abduction of author and intellectual Walid al-Hodali, who was taken prisoner at dawn, after many Israeli soldiers invaded his home in Ramallah. In a press release, the Union described the abduction of Hodali is another Israeli crime […]

16 Jan
12:09

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday at dawn and during morning hours, at least twenty Palestinians, including a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded various areas in the central West […]

Bethlehem protest (image from Ma'an News)
16 Jan
9:35

Non-violent Bethlehem March Attacked by Israeli Military

In Bethlehem Sunday, hundreds of Palestinians marched toward the Israeli Annexation Wall to protest the Israeli policy of refusing to return the bodies of deceased Palestinians to their families. In response, Israeli forces invaded the city and fired semi-lethal weapons at the demonstrators. A number of demonstrators suffered from tear […]

16 Jan
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Journalist Who Held Extended Hunger Strike

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, Palestinian journalist, Mohammad al-Qeeq, 34, who was released on April 19 2014, after holding a 94-day hunger strike, and detained the family members of slain Palestinians, identified as Mohannad al-Halabi, Thaer Abu Ghazala, Hussein Abu Ghosh, after participating in a peaceful procession in Bethlehem, […]

15 Jan
11:22

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The army also installed roadblocks, and summoned a father and his son for interrogation. Several army vehicles invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the […]

15 Jan
3:36

Israeli Navy Injures A Palestinian Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Saturday evening, at Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman. Medical sources in Gaza said the fisherman suffered moderate wounds, and was moved to the Indonesian Hospital, in the northern part […]

14 Jan
7:17

Kufur Qaddoum Nonviolent Procession Demands Removal Of Colonies

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, conducted the weekly protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, demanding the international community, and the Paris Conference, to act on ending the Israeli occupation of […]

14 Jan
6:01

Two Injured, Many Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

14 Jan
5:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. Coordinator of the Popular Committee in Ni’lin Mohammad ‘Amira said the soldiers targeted the nonviolent protesters with gas […]

14 Jan
3:44

Israeli Soldiers Assaults Detainees In Ramon

January 14, 2017 3:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli special forces attacked, on Thursday at night, many detainees in the Ramon detention center, and conducted extensive searches of their rooms. The detainees said the undercover officers forced them out in the cold, and conducted extensive searches of their room, and that the soldiers also assaulted many of them […]

Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint
12 Jan
9:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

January 12, 2017 9:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Thursday morning, three Palestinian men at a number of military roadblocks, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and also stormed and searched many homes. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mos’ab Salam Eghneimat, 19, and Mohammad Ahmad Hmeidat, 33, after […]

12 Jan
8:55

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Coop Near Jenin

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Barta’a town, southwest of Jenin in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a coop, in addition to handing warrants for the destruction of another coop, and an industrial structure. Tawfiq Kabaha, a member of the Barta’a Local […]

12 Jan
4:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 3 Merchants, 10 Young Men, In Jerusalem

January 12, 2017 4:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the al-Wad area, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, broke into stores and abducted three Palestinian merchants. The soldiers also invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, and abducted ten young men. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said many soldiers, police officers […]

12 Jan
3:46

Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Eight Structures In Jerusalem

January 12, 2017 3:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Bulldozers demolished, Wednesday, four temporary structures installed on five Dunams of Palestinian lands in Jabal al-Mokabber area, in occupied East Jerusalem, allegedly for being set up without a permit from the city council. The Jerusalem City Council claims that the eight structures were used for “selling construction materials,” and […]

11 Jan
1:18

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 33 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least thirty-three Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad […]

11 Jan
11:41

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In Teqoua’

January 11, 2017 11:41 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, stormed and searched many homes and abducted eleven Palestinians. The soldiers invaded Teqoua’ from several directions, after surrounding it, initiated extensive searches of homes, while interrogating many Palestinians and inspecting their […]

11 Jan
10:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, One In Jenin

January 11, 2017 10:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least five Palestinians in several communities in the district. The army also abducted one Palestinian in the northern West Bank […]

11 Jan
4:16

Israeli Soldiers Invade Marda Village, Near Salfit

January 11, 2017 4:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Tuesday at night, the village of Marda, north of Salfit in central West Bank, before storming into stores and interrogating many Palestinians. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers violently invaded and searched many stores in the village, and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. […]

11 Jan
4:03

Army Abducts Father of Palestinian Killed In October 2015

January 11, 2017 4:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, the father of Tha’er Abu Ghazala, who was killed by the army in early October of 2016. The Abu Ghazala family said dozens of soldiers surrounded their home before invading it, and violently searched the property. It added that the soldiers then abducted Abdul-Salam Abu Ghazala, […]

10 Jan
2:03

Foreign Ministry: “Salhi’s Execution, Sate-Sponsored Terrorism”

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry issued a statement, Tuesday, strongly denouncing the Israeli army’s execution of a former political prisoner, in front of his family in his home, and described the attack as a “state-sponsored terrorism.” The Ministry said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Far’a refugee camp, in Tubas, and terrorized […]

10 Jan
1:20

Israeli Soldiers Execute Young Palestinian Man In His Home Near Tubas

January 10, 2017 1:20 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Updated: According to investigations by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), and the mother’s testimony, Fawziyah Mahmoud Khamis Salhi (67) said to PCHR’s fieldworker that at approximately 02:00 on the abovementioned day, Israeli forces moved into al-Far’ah refugee camp, south of Tubas.  They surrounded the family house of Mohammed […]

10 Jan
12:15

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 26 Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least 26 Palestinians, including several children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched homes in occupied East Jerusalem, before abducting four children and a […]

10 Jan
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Assault An Elderly Woman In Kufur Qaddoum

January 10, 2017 10:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Monday evening, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, broke into and searched many homes and assaulted an elderly Palestinian woman, causing various cuts in addition to causing her to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Eyewitnesses […]

09 Jan
1:03

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

Israeli soldiers abducted during overnight invasions into different parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, twenty Palestinians from their homes, including two brothers and a sister of the Palestinian who was killed Sunday, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in occupied Jerusalem said the […]

09 Jan
12:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

January 9, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, ‘Aida refugee camp and Beit Fajjar town, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also abducted three Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoner’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles Beit Fajjar town, […]

09 Jan
9:24

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinian Teachers In Jenin

January 9, 2017 9:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, two Palestinian teachers from their homes in Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted ‘Allam Ziad Jaradat, 43, from his home in Jenin […]

09 Jan
7:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Budrus town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee […]

08 Jan
10:11

4 Israeli soldiers, 1 Palestinian killed as truck plows through crowd in Jerusalem

January 8, 2017 10:11 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers after driving a truck through a crowd of Israeli soldiers on a street in Jerusalem. Four soldiers were killed, and 15 others injured, when they were hit by the truck. The driver, who was killed by multiple gunshot wounds to […]

Invasion of Kafr Qaddoum (archive image from khamakarpress.com)
07 Jan
11:46

Peaceful protest met with violence from Israeli military in Kafr Qaddoum

January 7, 2017 11:46 AM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia 0

A protest in Kafr Qaddoum village in the northern part of the West Bank on Friday was met with Israeli military violence, including tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets and sound bombs. The protesters, which included local Palestinians as well as Israeli and international supporters, held a march and rally to […]

07 Jan
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Homes, Lands, In Khan Younis

Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, opened fire on Saturday morning targeting a number of homes and lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the attacks did not lead to physical injuries, but caused anxiety attacks among […]

07 Jan
10:47

Army Invades Villages And Towns Near Jenin

January 7, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, several Palestinian villages and towns, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, installed roadblocks and confiscated one car. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers surrounded and invaded Sielet al-Harethiyya, Kafr Dan, Ta’nak and al-Yamoun, and […]

07 Jan
10:39

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the protest came in solidarity with local nonviolent […]

07 Jan
10:22

Israeli Army Injures Three Palestinians Near Bethlehem

January 7, 2017 10:22 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, before shooting and injuring three young men, during clashes that took place following the invasion. Taiseer Abu Mfarreh the director of the Local Council in Teqoua’, said the clashes took place in […]

07 Jan
10:03

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israelis and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protests in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, before Israeli soldiers assaulted them. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the soldiers intercepted the nonviolent protesters, and claimed that the […]

Israeli soldiers abduct youth (archive image from Palestine News)
05 Jan
12:54

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In The West Bank, 100 In Five Days

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, six Palestinians, including two former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers have abducted at least 100 Palestinians in the first five days of this year. The […]

05 Jan
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Senior Palestinian Health Ministry Official

January 5, 2017 12:12 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday at night, at the car of the Palestinian undersecretary of the Health Ministry, while he was traveling from Ramallah to Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The car was driving near the ar-Ram town, in Ramallah, when the soldiers fired several live rounds at […]

05 Jan
11:52

Gaza Fisherman Missing After Israeli Navy Capsized A Palestinian Fishing Boat

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea, northwest of Gaza city, causing one boat to capsize while a fisherman went missing in the aftermath of the assault. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the fisherman, identified as Mohammad Ahmad al-Hassi, went […]

Binyamin Netanyahu (image from wikimedia)
05 Jan
8:02

Israeli Prime Minister calls for pardon of soldier who executed prone Palestinian

A day after Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu came under questioning as part of a corruption probe, Netanyahu issued a call for the pardon of an Israeli soldier who killed a Palestinian who was lying on the ground, critically wounded, by firing multiple shots at the Palestinian’s head. Elor Azaria […]

Leanne Nasser (image from gazetaexpress.com)
04 Jan
12:12

Funeral Held for Palestinian  Victim of New Year’s Nightclub Attack in Istanbul

Thousands of Palestinians gathered in the town of Tira, in central Israel, on Tuesday to mourn the death of 19-year old Leanne Zahir Nasser, a Palestinian citizen of Israeli who was among the 39 victims of the shooting attack in Istanbul on New Year’s eve. Nasser was in Istanbul, Turkey, […]

03 Jan
11:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Qalqilia

January 3, 2017 11:36 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted two Palestinian children. Media sources in Qalqilia said several army vehicles invaded Azzoun, and clashed with many youngsters, who hurled stones and empty bottles at them, while the […]

03 Jan
11:52

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Residential Structures Near Nablus

January 3, 2017 11:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded earlier Tuesday the village of Khirbit Tana, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished several residential sheds and structures. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official in charge of Israeli settlements’ file in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

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, […]

02 Jan
2:39

Israeli Army Abducts Three Teens In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, three Palestinian teens in Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded an area close to a factory, west of the city, and abducted three teens who were […]

31 Dec
9:05

Israeli Soldiers Fence Palestinian Lands In Bethlehem

The Israeli army invaded, Friday, privately-owned Palestinian lands in Wad Rahhal village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and fenced them, in preparation for illegally confiscating them. Hasan Brejiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that […]

31 Dec
8:22

Bil’in’s Weekly Protest Commemorates Jawaher Abu Rahma

December 31, 2016 8:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists conducted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, also commemorating Jawaher Abu Rahma, who was killed by the army on January 1, 2011. The Popular Committee in […]

31 Dec
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

December 31, 2016 3:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at night, Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, clashed with many youngsters who hurled stones on the military vehicles, and abducted two young men. Mohammad Abu Shamla, a former member of Ya’bad Local Council, said several military vehicles invaded the […]

30 Dec
10:46

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

December 30, 2016 10:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man after stopping him at a sudden military roadblock, installed on a main road in the northern West Bank district of Jenin. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.   The WAFA […]

30 Dec
10:30

Army Invades Three Towns Near Ramallah

December 30, 2016 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the towns of Beit Rima, Kafr Ein, and Birzeit, north and northeast of the Ramallah and al-Biereh District, in central West Bank, and searched homes. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers drove around in the streets and alleys of the three communities, while […]

30 Dec
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Invade Two Villages South Of Nablus

December 30, 2016 9:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Friday at dawn, the villages of az-Sawiya and Qaryout, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers surrounded the villages before invading them, and drove around their streets and neighborhoods. The soldiers also […]

30 Dec
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians West Of Hebron

December 30, 2016 1:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of at-Tabaqa, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, conducted extensive searches of homes and abducted four Palestinians. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded and searched homes belonging to members of the al-Atrash family, […]

29 Dec
11:05

Israeli Army Invades Zawiya Village, Near Salfit

December 29, 2016 11:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Many Israeli army vehicles invaded, late on Wednesday at night, the village of az-Zawiya, west of Salfit city, in the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched many homes, causing excessive damage. The soldiers surrounded the village, before several army vehicles invaded it, and broke into many homes. Owners of […]

29 Dec
10:44

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Qalqilia And Jenin

December 29, 2016 10:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank districts of Qalqilia and Jenin, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed and violently searched several homes in the city, and abducted one […]

29 Dec
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Invade Hebron

December 29, 2016 10:01 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, a number of towns and refugee camps in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and summoned several young men for interrogation. The soldiers invaded the towns of ath-Thaheriyya, Beit Awwa and Sammoa’, south of Hebron, Nouba […]

28 Dec
6:05

Knesset Member Ghattas Released, Placed Under House Arrest

The Israeli Central Court released, Tuesday, Arab Member of Knesset (MK) Bassel Ghattas, after ordering him under strictly-monitored house arrest for ten days, in the town of ar-Rama, in the Galilee, for the ‘crime’ of visiting Palestinian prisoners.   The Israeli prosecutor’s office demanded the court to hold Ghattas under house […]

27 Dec
5:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, eleven Palestinians from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Ramallah office of the PPS said the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in the district, and abducted five Palestinians, […]

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 […]

26 Dec
8:33

Elderly Syrian Detainee From Golan Dies In Israeli Prison

December 26, 2016 8:33 AM IMEMC News Arab World, Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe stated that an elderly Syrian detainee from the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan Heights, died in detention under circumstances that remain unclear due to lack of information from the Israeli side. Qaraqe stated that the detainee, identified as As’ad al-Wali, 70, was […]

25 Dec
1:10

Netanyahu Slams UN Security Council Resolution, President Obama

Israeli Prime Minister strongly denounced the latest Security Council resolution denouncing Israel’s illegal colonial activists in occupied Palestine, and said that Obama is the second U.S. President who stood against Israel. His statements came in a speech, delivered by various main Israeli TV station, in which he said that the […]

UN vote (image from UN)
24 Dec
11:19

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Condemning Israeli Settlements

In the first Security Council Resolution involving Israel and Palestine in six years, the UN Security Council on Friday passed a consensus resolution that Israel must stop all settlement construction in the West Bank and dismantle every settlement built since 2001. The resolution further states that all Israeli settlements are […]

24 Dec
3:52

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

December 24, 2016 3:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets, concussion grenades and gas bombs, against the nonviolent protesters, causing […]

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 […]

23 Dec
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Hebron And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, and on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians from West Bank districts of Hebron and Tubas; the army broke into and searched many homes in the Hebron district and violently searched them. Dozens of soldiers invaded Hneina area, in Doura town, southwest of the southern […]

23 Dec
1:17

Palestinian Child Dies From Wounds Suffered After Soldiers Shot Him In October

December 23, 2016 1:17 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, on Friday morning, from very serious wounds he suffered in October, after Israeli soldiers shot him in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The sources said the soldiers shot the child, identified as Fares al-Bayed, 16, […]

22 Dec
1:06

Detainees Shadeed And Abu Fara Suspend Their Hunger Strike

December 22, 2016 1:06 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported, Thursday, that detainees Anas Shadeed, 19, and Ahmad Abu Fara, 31, have suspended their hunger strikes after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Authority.   Qaraqe stated that the two detainees, who held hunger strikes for ninety consecutive days, […]

Ahmad Kahroubi, 19 (image from family)
22 Dec
12:40

Israeli Troops Shoot and Kill Young Palestinian in East Jerusalem

December 22, 2016 12:40 PM IMEMC News News Report 0

Early Thursday morning, Israeli troops invaded the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Kafr Aqab and opened fire on youth protesting the invasion, killing 19-year old Ahmad Nashat Kharoubi and injuring two others. Kharoubi was shot in the neck with live fire by Israeli troops as they invaded the neighborhood with armored […]

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 […]

22 Dec
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem and Hebron

December 22, 2016 11:41 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Beit Fajjar, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a Palestinian teen. The soldiers also abducted a young man for interrogation, and summoned another in Hebron. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) […]

22 Dec
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes, Confiscate Electric Supplies Near Jenin

December 22, 2016 10:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several homes, including homes of two former political prisoners, in Arraba town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, violently searched them, and illegally confiscated electric equipment and money.   Former political prisoner Mona Qa’dan said the soldiers invaded her home, in […]

21 Dec
11:17

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 24 Palestinians, Including Seven Children, In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, 24 Palestinians, including seven children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, said the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted seven […]

21 Dec
10:58

Updated: Army Abducts Seven Children In Beit Fajjar

December 21, 2016 10:58 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched many homes The PPS office in Bethlehem, said the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted seven children, after the army invaded […]

21 Dec
10:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

December 21, 2016 10:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians in the Hebron district, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after invading many homes and searching them. The PPS said many army vehicles invaded the ath-Thaheriyya […]

21 Dec
9:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Nablus

December 21, 2016 9:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians in different communities, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded Tal village, southwest of Nablus, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The PPS identified the abducted residents as Moath […]

20 Dec
3:47

Israeli Army Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. In Jerusalem, the army invaded and searched homes and abducted six Palestinians, identified as Amer Abed, Mohammad Dari, 13, Ahmad Zidani, 13, Amer Zidani, 17, […]

20 Dec
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abducts Seven Palestinians, Including Four Children, In Jerusalem

December 20, 2016 10:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several homes in the towns of Silwan and al-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched the properties, and abducted four children and one adult. On Monday evening, the army abducted a young man and a child in Silwan. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in […]

20 Dec
9:07

Army Abducts One Teen, Summons Two Children (Ages 11 and 12) For Interrogation

December 20, 2016 9:07 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, late on Monday evening, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, abducted a teenager, and summoned two children, 11 and 12 years of age, for interrogation. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers broke into several homes, violently searched them […]

19 Dec
1:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least thirteen Palestinians in the West Bank, including seven from Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the Old City of Jerusalem, and Shu’fat […]

19 Dec
11:04

Army Abducts One Palestinian Near Bethlehem

December 19, 2016 11:04 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian man from Jub ath-Theeb village, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, after stopping him at a roadblock near the village, and illegally confiscated his car. The soldiers installed a military roadblock near Hindaza area, east of Bethlehem, stopped and […]

19 Dec
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Completely Seal Two Villages Near Ramallah

December 19, 2016 9:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers imposed, on Monday at dawn, a strict siege, and closed roads with concrete blocks and sand hills, isolating the village of Shuqba and Rantis villages, northeast of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving them. The soldiers first invaded Rantis village, […]

19 Dec
7:08

Soldiers Abduct A Gaza Merchant At The Erez Terminal

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian merchant from the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip, while trying to cross the Erez border terminal. Israeli Navi ships open fire on fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters. Media sources in Gaza said the abducted merchant has been identified as Hasan Shehada, from Gaza […]

19 Dec
6:56

Israeli Soldiers Invade Aboud Village, Close Its Main Road

December 19, 2016 6:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, the village of ‘Aboud, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, and closed its main road. The head of Aboud village council Yousef Mos’ad said the soldiers closed the main entrance of the village, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. […]

18 Dec
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Abduct Three Others, In Bethlehem

December 18, 2016 9:57 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, shot and injured two Palestinians, and abducted two others. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian in Marah Rabah village, south of Bethlehem. In Deheishe refugee camp, the soldiers fired […]