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07 May
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several communities in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, broke into and violently searched homes, and abducted two young men, before moving them to Etzion military base and security center, south of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said […]

07 May
10:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, one Palestinian in Doura town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and searched many homes in the town, and in Sa’ir, east of the city. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded neighborhoods […]

07 May
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, nine Palestinians marching in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, at Beita junction, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets at them, wounding at least one, and causing eight to suffer the severe effects of teargas […]

07 May
4:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Father, His Two Sons, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, a nonviolent procession in support of the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, in the al-Ma’sara village, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a father and his two sons. Local activist Ahmad Brejiyya stated that the procession started from the center of […]

Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint
06 May
3:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a former Palestinian political prisoner, from Salfit governorate, in northeastern West Bank, after stopping him at a military roadblock, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Essam Mansour, from Deir Istiya town, east of Salfit, and took him to […]

06 May
3:08

Army Injures Three Palestinians, Including One Journalist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, shot and injured three Palestinians, including a teenager and a photojournalist, while many suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers assaulted the […]

05 May
8:24

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Hebron

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that several Palestinians suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes that took place, in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the city. The sources said local medics rushed to the area of clashes and provided the needed treatment to the wounded Palestinians. […]

05 May
7:41

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Eight Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, eight Palestinians, including five with live fire, and caused scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded the village and attacked dozens of protesters, and fired live rounds at them, […]

05 May
4:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, hundreds of Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West Bank, , causing dozens of injuries, during processions in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, held by Israel. Medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, have reported that the soldiers shot […]

05 May
12:33

18th day of hunger strike: More prisoners join mass hunger strike

Press Release – Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association: Palestinian political prisoners entered 18th day of hunger strike, the day that standing may become difficult or even impossible. On 3 May 2017, significant Palestinian political leaders declared they will be joining the mass hunger strike. A joint press conference […]

05 May
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a teenager, from their homes in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the town, and abducted Mustafa Jamal al-Badan, 17, and Ziad Taleb Khalaf, 21. In related news, […]

05 May
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Bardala village, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and abducted two Palestinian men. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted Aziz Sawafta and Mahmoud Sawafta, and took them to an unknown destination. The army said it invaded the village to look for what it […]

04 May
11:53

Israel Moves 41 Hunger Striking Detainees To Ohali Kidar Prison

The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike in Israeli prisons, said the Israeli Prison Authority has transferred, Thursday, 41 hunger striking detainees from Asqalan Prison to Ohali Kidar.  The committee stated that the soldiers conducted repeated and extensive invasions and searches of the detainees’ rooms and belongings, […]

04 May
11:25

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Residential And Commercial Structures In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the center of the city, and demolished residential and commercial structures. The demolished commercial structures are owned by Khalil Abu Sbeitan and Rami Sayyad; the army claimed there were […]

04 May
11:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least eight Palestinians, seven of them during extensive and violent searches of hones, and one who was abducted from his work in occupied Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of […]

04 May
9:40

Young Palestinian Man Suffers Serious Wounds By Israeli Army Fire In Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Thursday, a young Palestinian man allegedly after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers, near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Israeli sources claimed the young Palestinian man attempted to stab the soldiers at a military roadblock, […]

03 May
3:16

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Journalists Protesting Near Ofer Prison

On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers used excessive force against Palestinian journalists, marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, and imprisoned journalists, near the Ofer Israeli prison, in Ramallah governorate of the occupied West Bank. The journalists were expressing their support to the striking detainees, demanding basic rights, and also demanding […]

03 May
2:45

Israeli Settler Rams Child With Car Near Hebron

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child was injured, Wednesday, after a speeding Israeli settler, living in an illegal colony in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, rammed him with his car. The sources stated that the child, Laith Yousef Shatat, 8, suffered moderate wounds, before Palestinian medics […]

03 May
11:45

Four Young Men Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Qalqilia

Palestinian medical sources have reported that four young men suffered, on Wednesday morning, the effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank. The Emergency Unit in Qalqilia said the medics provided the needed treatment to four young men, who suffocated after […]

03 May
11:09

Army Invades Several Areas In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight and during early hours Wednesday, several Palestinian communities, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and confiscated surveillance tapes and equipment. Media sources in Bethlehem said a large military force invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, searched homes for hours, […]

03 May
10:44

Israeli Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Southern Gaza

Several armored Israeli military vehicles, including bulldozers, carried out on Wednesday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands in al-Fakhari town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the invasion was carried out by several tanks and four armored bulldozers, while military drones […]

03 May
10:30

Three Jordanian Detainees Join Hunger Strike

As hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons continue their hunger strike for the seventeenth consecutive day, three Jordanian detainees joined the strike, the National Committee for Jordanian Detainees’ Affairs has reported. The committee stared that the three detainees who joined the strike are Riyad Saleh (abducted by the […]

03 May
9:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children In Beit Fajjar

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Monday at night, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three children. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers broke into many homes, and violently searched them before abducting the three […]

Mazin al-Maghraby
02 May
10:57

Former Political prisoner dies in protest tent

A former Palestinian political prisoner who joined the supporters of hunger-striking detainees at a solidarity tent died on Tuesday of a heart attack, just five months after his release from prison. While in Israeli detention, he was subjected to medical neglect, leading to a severe deterioration of his health, including […]

01 May
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, two young Palestinian men in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Surif town, northwest of Hebron, after invading and searching their homes, and confiscated a car. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Marwan ‘Ashour, 20, […]

01 May
10:01

Army Abducts A Palestinian From Tulkarem At The Al-Karama Border Crossing

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, a young Palestinian man, from the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, while heading by home from Jordan. Media sources said Mustafa Jamal Msameh, from Shweika area, north of Tulkarem, was detained directly after crossing to the Israeli-controlled side of the terminal, and […]

01 May
9:23

Israeli Gas Bombs Burn Solidarity Tent Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Sebastia town, northwest of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at a solidarity tent, in support of the hunger striking detainees, causing it to burn. Media sources in Nablus said many […]

01 May
6:05

Two Palestinian Children Killed By Israeli Explosive Object In The Negev

Two Palestinian children, from a Bedouin community in the Negev, were killed on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, after an explosive object detonated near them. The unexploded ordnance had apparently been dropped by Israeli soldiers during a previous live fire training, in Zarnouk village, in the Negev. The two children have […]

30 Apr
12:25

Child Injured After Being Struck By Israeli Settler’s Car In Hebron

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Monday, that a child suffered moderate wounds, after an Israeli colonialist settler’s rammed him with his car, and fled the scene. The sources sated that Morad Samer Razem, 4, was walking near Qfeisha building, in the center of Hebron city, when the Israeli car struck […]

30 Apr
11:18

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen; Soldiers Uproot Lands In The Gaza Strip

Several Israeli navy ships attacked, on Monday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted two fishermen. Soldiers invaded and uprooted farmlands in central Gaza. The navy fired many live rounds at the boats, and chased some of them to the shore, before abducting […]

30 Apr
11:02

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 30 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least thirty Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including seventeen in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, […]

30 Apr
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Nablus

April 30, 2017 9:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians. Several army jeeps invaded Aseera ash-Shemaliyya town, north of Nablus, before the soldiers searched homes and abducted Mo’men Sabah, while another Palestinian, identified as Osama […]

30 Apr
7:53

Israeli Soldiers Assault Palestinian Journalists, Adduct Three Nonviolent Protestors, In Jerusalem

As hundreds of Palestinians marched in occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, Israeli soldiers assaulted the nonviolent protesters, deliberately targeted local journalists, damages their cameras, and abducted three protesters. The soldiers, and police officers, assaulted a group of Palestinian […]

30 Apr
4:51

Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Injure Two Palestinians Near Nablus

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that two residents were injured, one by Israeli army fire, and one after being assaulted by fanatic Israeli colonists, invading Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The sources said that one Palestinian, identified as Monir an-Nouri, suffered various cuts […]

29 Apr
7:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Child From An Ambulance In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child who was shot by an army sharpshooter, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers chased an ambulance transporting him to the hospital. The child, identified as Mos’ab Mahmoud Mheisin, 14, was shot by several live rounds in […]

28 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians, Attack Homes, In Hebron

April 28, 2017 9:11 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked protests held in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, leading to clashes with local youths, wounding at least nine with, including two with Toto expanding bullets, and causing many to […]

28 Apr
8:48

Israeli Gas Bombs Cause Massive Fire In Nine Warehouses In Nablus

April 28, 2017 8:48 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs at Palestinian protesters in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing massive fires in nine warehouses, including one used for storing and selling plastic and cardboard boxes and sheets. The fire started in the warehouse, which was used […]

28 Apr
8:27

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

April 28, 2017 8:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli army infiltrated, Friday, an area close to the Hebron Governmental Hospital, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted five young Palestinian men. Eyewitnesses said clashes took place between local youngsters and Israeli soldiers, who invaded the Zawiya area, and the area surrounding […]

28 Apr
4:36

Activists Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in, March In Solidarity With The Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday in Bil’in village, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and in solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of the Palestinian detainees. The protesters marched […]

28 Apr
4:19

At Least Fifteen Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different communities in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, after the army assaulted processions in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons. In Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, the soldiers fired many live rounds, […]

28 Apr
3:45

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For The Twelfth Day

More than 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike which started twelve days ago, while many more plan to join, amidst massive solidarity protests and activities, across the occupied West Bank. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

28 Apr
3:13

Including Three Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, four Palestinians men, including three siblings, in Bethlehem city, and nearby Doha town, in the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded Doha town, and […]

28 Apr
2:57

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians With Live Fire Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, two young men with live fire in Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, and one in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the two villages. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the […]

27 Apr
3:09

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On A Nonviolent Palestinian Procession

As dozens of Palestinians marched, Thursday, in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, a number of extremist Israeli colonists opened fire on them, in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said the settlers were in Psigot colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, in al-Biereh […]

27 Apr
1:09

Israeli Army Fires Two Shells Into A Qassam Site In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, Thursday, two artillery shells into a site, run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The shells caused some property damage, without leading to any casualties, media sources in Gaza said. According to Israeli sources, the shells were fired […]

27 Apr
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Man In Beit Fajjar

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, from Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting […]

27 Apr
9:53

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus

April 27, 2017 9:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a university student from his home. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers broke into and searched a few homes in Nablus, and abducted Naseer Radwan […]

27 Apr
9:30

Israeli Colonists Injure A Palestinian, Cause Damage To Cars, Near Jenin

Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian cars in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, causing damage, in addition to assaulting a man after pelting his car with rocks, causing injuries that required hospitalization. Medical sources in Jenin said the colonists attacked Ali Ahmad Kabaha, […]

27 Apr
8:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including A Child, In Qalqilia And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a child, in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia and Tubas. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the city, […]

27 Apr
6:28

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Teenage Girl To Ten Years

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl to ten years in prison, after convicting her of “an attempted stabbing attack,” in the city. The verdict came after Israel delayed her court hearings 24 times since he abducted in February 2016. The court session was […]

27 Apr
4:30

After 28 Days In Israeli Morgue, Slain Mother Buried Next To Her Son

After Israel held her body for 28 consecutive days since the soldiers shot her, and prevented medics from approaching her, eventually leading to her bleeding to death, the corpse of slain Palestinian mother from Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, was finally released to her family, and was buried next […]

26 Apr
3:48

Dozens Of Former Political Prisoners Launch A Solidarity Hunger Strike In Tubas

Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, said that dozens of former political prisoners have started, Wednesday, a solidarity hungers strike with Palestinian detainees, who are holding an open-ended hunger strike, demanding legitimate rights. The former […]

26 Apr
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kifl Hares Town, Near Salfit

April 26, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Kifl Hares, west of Salfit in central West Bank, and prevented the Palestinians from using the streets, while Israeli colonists visited sites in the area. The Maan News Agency said many army vehicles invaded the town, fire […]

26 Apr
11:09

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian Near Nablus

April 26, 2017 11:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Tuesday, a Palestinian teenager from the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, after he reportedly attempted to stab soldiers, near a military base, close to Huwwara junction. The Israeli army said the Palestinian “attempted to stab Israelis, but was shot by the soldiers,” before […]

26 Apr
10:49

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate 60 Tons Of Wood, Demolish Small Factory, In Jenin

April 26, 2017 10:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

On Wednesday morning, Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the town of Ya’bad, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, confiscated 60 tons of woods and demolished a small charcoal manufacturing facility. Eyewitnesses said several army jeeps invaded the town, before two military bulldozers demolished a charcoal […]

26 Apr
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin, One Near Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted three Palestinians in Zabbouba village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Jenin office of the PPS said […]

26 Apr
9:11

5 Year Old Girl Dies in Gaza After Israel Denies Her Access To Medical Treatment

The al-Mezan Center for Human Rights issued a statement strongly denouncing the death of a Palestinian child, from the besieged Gaza Strip, after Israel refused to allow her to transfer out of the walled-in enclave, despite her serious health condition resulting from a metabolism disorder. Al-Mezan said the family received […]

26 Apr
9:02

Israeli Colonists Burn A Palestinian Car Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Wednesday at dawn, into Huwwara town, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and burnt a parked Palestinian car. Ghassan Daghlas, an official in charge of Israeli settlements’ file, at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part […]

26 Apr
6:52

Israel Approves 10.000 Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli “Housing Ministry,” and the Jerusalem City Council, have approved the construction 10.000 new units, on illegally-confiscated Palestinian lands, near Qalandia, north of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The constructions are planned for the expansion of Atarot area, built on Palestinian lands, northwest of Jerusalem. Israeli TV, […]

26 Apr
4:54

Four Palestinians Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that at least four young men were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and dozens of residents suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli soldiers near Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said hundreds of Palestinians […]

26 Apr
4:35

Israeli Soldiers Invade Nabi Saleh Village, Near Ramallah

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and clashed with many youngsters, who hurled stones on the army vehicles. Media sources in Nabi Saleh said the clashes took place in the eastern area of the […]

25 Apr
12:22

Israel Demolishes Al-Araqeeb Village For The 112Th Time

Israeli bulldozes invaded, on Tuesday morning, the Bedouin village of Al-Araqeeb, in the Negev, and demolished it for the 112th consecutive time. Aziz Sabah Abu Mdeighem, a member of the Al-‘Araqeeb Local Council, said a large police force invaded the village, and demolished its tents, small wooden homes and tin […]

25 Apr
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Six Shops Near Ramallah

Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded on Tuesday at dawn, Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, and demolished six Palestinian shops. Bil’in Village Council head, Abdul-Hafith Mosleh, said a large military force invaded the village, approximately at 3 at dawn, and demolishes six shops. He added […]

25 Apr
11:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

25 Apr
4:30

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nafha

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Authority attacked, on Monday evening, the hunger striking detainees, held in section 14 of Nafha Israeli prison, and sprayed them with teargas. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said all hunger striking detainees in Nafha, are held in Section 14, […]

24 Apr
11:21

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Hebron

April 24, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the towns of Beit Ummar and Yatta, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted two young men. Mohammad Awad, a media activist with the Popular Committee in Hebron, said the soldiers invaded Beit […]

24 Apr
10:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

April 24, 2017 10:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several villages and towns, in the northern West bank governorate of Jenin, searched many homes, and abducted two young men. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Maraka village, and abducted a […]

24 Apr
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, from their homes, in Sawahra and Abu Dis towns, in Jerusalem governorate, in the occupied West Bank. Several military jeeps invaded the two towns from different directions, stormed and violently searched homes, and abducted Morad Ayyad, from Abu Dis, […]

24 Apr
8:57

After Reportedly Wounding A Soldier, Army Abducts A Palestinian Woman Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday morning, a Palestinian woman, at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly after she stabbed and injured a female soldier. Israeli sources said the woman, in her thirties, is from Taybeh town, near Ramallah, and that she “stabbed a female soldier in the […]

24 Apr
8:37

Two Palestinian Children Injured After Being Rammed By A Speeding Settler’s Car Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported that two children were injured, on Sunday evening, after being struck by a speeding Israeli settler’s car, while walking with their parents in Sur Baher town, south of occupied East Jerusalem. The sources stated that Mohammad Mousa Attoun suffered a head wound, while his sister, […]

24 Apr
6:50

Except In Ofer, Israel Denies Lawyers From Visiting With Hunger Striking Detainees

The joint media committee of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society and the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported in a press release, Sunday, that the Israeli Prison Authority is still denying all lawyers’ visitations with the hunger striking detainees, except for those held in Ofer prison. The committee stated that this illegal […]

24 Apr
4:10

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians In Beit Ummar

April 24, 2017 4:10 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many gas bombs, during clashes that took place with local youngsters, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Awwad, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee […]

24 Apr
3:45

Army Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men, including one who suffered serious wounds, during clashes that took place after several military vehicles invaded Kufur Malek village, northeast of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Sources at the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah said the seriously […]

23 Apr
10:33

Qaraqe Denies Misleading Israeli Reports About Detainees Ending Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe denied, Sunday, misleading Israeli reports and false allegations, claiming that eighty-eight detainees have stopped their hunger strike, and affirmed that the number of striking detainees is gradually increasing. Qaraqe even challenged Israel by asking Prison Authority officials to allow the lawyers […]

23 Apr
10:03

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Tulkarem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Nour Shams refugee camp, east Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted three young men. Media sources in Tulkarem said the soldiers interrogated several Palestinians, while violently searching their homes, and abducted three, […]

23 Apr
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight, Summon Four, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians, and summoned for others for interrogation, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes while interrogating the inhabitants, and […]

23 Apr
1:47

Palestinian Injured After An Israeli Colonist Settler Rammed Him With His Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported Saturday, that a young man was injured when he was struck by a speeding Israeli colonist’s car, in the al-Mas’oudiyya area, west of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources stated that the young man, identified as Assem Salem, 19, […]

23 Apr
1:31

Elderly Woman, Two Men, Wounded As Israeli Colonists Attack Nablus Villages; Soldiers Injure Four

Groups of extremist Israeli colonists carried out, Saturday, a series of invasions into Palestinian towns, including attacking a number of homes, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, wounding an elderly woman and two young men, while Israeli soldiers also injured four young men, and caused many Palestinians to […]

22 Apr
11:06

Israel Transfers Corpse Of Slain Palestinian Teen To His Family

The Israeli Authorities allowed, Friday, the transfer of the corpse of a Palestinian teen, who was shot dead by the Israeli police officers, on April 1st, 2017, to the Palestinian side. The Palestinian, Ahmad Ghazal, 17, was killed on April 1st in occupied Jerusalem, after the soldiers and the police […]

22 Apr
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nitzan Prison

April 22, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Administration assaulted, Friday, several hunger-striking Palestinian detainees in Nitzan Prison, in Ramla, and unleashed their dogs on them, during violent searches of the detainees and their rooms. In a statement to the press, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, said that the soldiers also preventing the […]

21 Apr
8:38

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees, in Rafat village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Just as the protesters reached close to the fence that separates the village from the Oder […]

21 Apr
5:28

Protesters In Bil’in Express Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, during the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, and called for more solidarity with the detainees. The protesters marched from the center of the village, and headed […]

21 Apr
4:30

Eight Protesters, One Journalist, Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, shot and mildly injured eight Palestinians, including a journalist and an Israeli peace activist. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, […]

21 Apr
1:11

Including Two Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three Palestinians, including two children, after invading and ransacking their homes in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and al-’Ezariyya town, southeast of the city. The soldiers invaded many homes in al-‘Eesawiyya, and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting two […]

21 Apr
12:10

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinian Children In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, three Palestinian children from the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, reportedly for hurling Molotov cocktails at an army base. The army is alleging that the three children Molotov cocktails at the military base, in the Gush Etzion Settlement […]

21 Apr
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Invade Two Gas Stations, In Hebron

April 21, 2017 12:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday morning, Surif town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, abducted two young men and invaded two gas stations. Media sources in Heron said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Surif town, and abducted […]

20 Apr
3:29

Palestinian Teenage Girl Injured After Being Struck By A Settler’s Car Near Bethlehem

A Palestinian teenage girl was injured, Thursday, after an Israeli colonialist settler rammed her with his car, while she was on the sidewalk, in Teqoua’ Palestinian town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and fled the scene. The head of Teqoua’ Local Council Hatem Sabah said that Kawthar […]

20 Apr
10:43

1500 Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For Fourth Day

At least 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with their hunger strike for the fourth consecutive day, and intend to continue while more detainees are gradually joining the strike that started on April 17 th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. The media department of the Palestinian […]

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 […]

20 Apr
7:08

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the town of Abu Dis, east of occupied East Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, and clashed with local youngsters, wounding one, and causing at least eleven to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and […]

20 Apr
6:55

Ailing Detainees Join Hunger Strike

Karim Ajwa, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported, Wednesday, that several ailing Palestinian detainees, suffering with serious illnesses and health conditions, have joined the hunger strike, and are threatening to stop taking their medications. Ajwa stated that among the ailing detainees who joined the strike, are Sa’id […]

19 Apr
6:49

Israeli Army Kills A Young Man Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after the army claimed “he deliberately carried out a ramming attack with his car, wounding one Israeli man.” The Palestinian car crashed into the rear of an […]

19 Apr
4:09

Mother Of Four Detainees Starts Solidarity Hunger Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that a Palestinian mother of four detainees, held by Israel and are participating in the hunger strike, has also started a hunger strike in solidarity with them and the rest of the detainees. Qaraqe’ told Maan News that Latifa […]

19 Apr
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twelve Palestinians, including two teenagers, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers abducted two teenagers, […]

19 Apr
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Farm In Al-‘Eesawiyya

Israeli soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers, invaded on Wednesday the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian farm. The army also destroyed doors of a carwash facility and four farms, and posted demolition orders targeting two farms, car repair shop and a car dealership. The soldiers surrounded […]

19 Apr
11:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Qalqilia, Two Teenagers In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in Qalqilia and Hebron governorates, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a young Palestinian man and two teenagers. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes […]

19 Apr
8:48

The Demands Of Hunger Striking Detainees In Israeli Prisons

The following is a list of demands presented by the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, who intend to gradually expand their strike to include all Israeli prisons and detention centers, across occupied Palestine. 1. Installing public phones in all prisons, in every section of the prisons, so that the detainees can […]

19 Apr
4:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Beit Jala city, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted two young Palestinian men. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers invaded the city after some Palestinians hurled Molotov cocktails at jeeps of the “Border Guard Units,” and detained the two young […]

19 Apr
2:02

Israel Prevents PPS Attorney From Visiting Detainees In Ofer

As part of its decision to cancel all visits to hunger striking detainees in its prisons and detention centers, the Israeli Authorities prevented lawyer Arwa Hleihel from visiting the detainees in Ofer prison, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said that Hleihel went to […]

18 Apr
12:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have adducted, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading their homes and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers searched many homes in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central […]