Category Archives: Bethlehem

18 Oct
9:19

House, Retaining Walls to be Demolished near Bethlehem

Israeli occupation authorities, on Thursday, notified Palestinians in Al-Walajeh village, near occupied Bethlehem, about their intention to demolish a house and retaining walls in the village, according to local sources. Ibrahim Awadallah, a local rights activist, told WAFA that the Israeli army, accompanied by staff from the Israeli municipality of […]

18 Oct
5:27

Israeli Soldiers Invade Shops, Inspect Surveillance Recordings, In Al-Khader

October 18, 2018 5:27 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and stormed a few shops, before inspecting surveillance recordings. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers invaded […]

18 Oct
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

October 18, 2018 12:37 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and injured several Palestinians, including a child. Media sources in Teqouaā€™ said several army jeeps invaded the town, and attacked a few Palestinian protesters by firing dozens of gas bombs from launchers mounted on […]

17 Oct
6:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner, South Of Bethlehem

October 17, 2018 6:45 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian former political prisoner from the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers abducted Rezeq Ali Khader Salah, 54, while working on […]

17 Oct
8:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

October 17, 2018 8:18 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a teenage boy, from their homes in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem, and abducted Mohammad Hasan al-ā€˜Amour, 23, and Mohammad Riyad al-ā€˜Amour, […]

16 Oct
5:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including three children, and a young man with special needs, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, […]

16 Oct
12:13

Mayor of Bethlehem: PM Netanyahuā€™s Statement on Bethlehem and Palestinian Christians is Another Attempt at Distorting the Reality of Israeli Occupation

Mayor of Bethlehem, advocate Anton Salman said, in response to Sundayā€™s statements by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Bethlehem and the situation of Palestinian Christians, that such a statement “is another Israeli attempt at distorting the reality of the Israeli occupation and particularly the effects that Israeli policies have […]

15 Oct
11:01

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In the West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent invasions and searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Zein Mohammad al-ā€˜Amour, 15, […]

14 Oct
12:00

Israeli Colonists Uproot 400 Olive And Grapevine Saplings In Al-Khader

October 14, 2018 12:00 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, earlier Sunday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and uprooted 400 grape and olive saplings. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the Israeli […]

14 Oct
9:04

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Qalqilia, Summons Three In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, in Qalqilia governorate, in northern West Bank, and summoned for interrogation three others, including two children, from Bethlehem governorate. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a former […]

14 Oct
2:29

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, several Palestinians in the al-Walaja village, northwest of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the village, and attacked many youngsters who protested the invasion, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at them, and at a number of homes. Medical […]

13 Oct
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man Near Bethlehem

October 13, 2018 11:39 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted one Palestinian. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said several armored military jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar, before the soldiers stormed and violently searched homes. It added that […]

10 Oct
2:44

Israel Approves Eight New Units Near Bethlehem

The Israeli government has approved, Wednesday, the construction of eight colonialist units in Migdal Oz illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands near Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

09 Oct
12:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours, Tuesday, thirteen Palestinians, including five women, and one child, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Abdul-Rahman Mazen Abdo, 20, and Yousef […]

08 Oct
8:02

Settlers Plan to Seize Palestinian Land to Open Road for Themselves

Jewish settlers from the illegal Nave Daniel settlement, south of Bethlehem, told Palestinian residents of the village of Shoshahleh in the Bethlehem-area town of al-Khader that they intend to open a road that will connect their settlement to the main Jerusalem-Hebron road, a local official said on Monday. Ahmad Salah, […]

08 Oct
12:48

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Invade Village In Bethlehem, Photograph Homes And Mosque

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, the village of Shoshahla in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and photographed many homes, in addition to the local mosque. Ahmad Salah, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

04 Oct
1:12

Detainee Jawareesh Suspends His Hunger Strike

October 4, 2018 1:12 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that detainee Salah Jawareesh, 23, has suspended his hunger strike after reaching an agreement and a court ruling, stating that his current Administrative Detention orders will not be renewed. The PPS said Jawareesh went on hunger strike for eight days, protesting the […]

03 Oct
6:38

Bethlehem: Israel Denies Entry to Participants in Jordanian Trade Fair

Israeli authorities have denied entry, into the West Bank, to more than half of the participants in an exhibition for Jordanian industries, a Jordanian official said on Wednesday. Deputy Chairman of Amman Chamber of Commerce Adnan Ghaith said that 120 Jordanians who have registered to participate in the trade fair […]

03 Oct
11:00

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and interrogated several Palestinians before […]

03 Oct
2:32

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Al-Khader

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy from the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers abducted Ghlaeb Ashraf Salah, 17, after interrogating him in […]

02 Oct
1:27

Army Abducts 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded many communities in Bethlehem, Jenin, Tulkarem and Hebron, before storming and ransacking dozens of homes, and interrogated many […]

01 Oct
9:48

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children and a former political prisoner, from their homes in Nahhalin town, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Sobhi Zeidan, the mayor of Nahhalin, said the soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of homes in the town, […]

01 Oct
12:24

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In His Home Near Bethlehem

October 1, 2018 12:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man after invading his home and firing many live rounds and concussion grenades inside the property in Nahhalin town, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Sobhi Zeidan, the head of Nahhalin Local Council, said dozens of soldiers invaded […]

30 Sep
11:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, six Palestinians, including two siblings, in Hebron, Bethlehem and Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting the six. The PPS office in Hebron, in the […]

27 Sep
11:32

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least twelve Palestinians, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the city, and abducted Safwat […]

22 Sep
12:42

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

September 22, 2018 12:42 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers caused, on Friday evening, many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, and attacked many youngsters, protesting the invasion. They added that the soldiers fired gas bombs, […]

20 Sep
1:15

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians, including three members of the same family, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of many homes, and […]

18 Sep
12:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted Rania Wajeeh Dweik, after stopping her at the Container roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem. It added that the soldiers […]

18 Sep
2:44

Israeli Soldiers Invade al-Khader and Artas, In Bethlehem

September 18, 2018 2:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the towns of al-Khader and Artas, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the two towns, and fired many flares before invading them. They added that local youngsters protested the invasions and hurled stoned […]

17 Sep
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Monday, 19 Palestinians, including three siblings, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes across the West […]

16 Sep
1:32

Update: ā€œSeriously Injured Israeli Settler Dies From His Woundsā€

Israeli media sources have confirmed that the settler, who was stabbed at the entrance of a mall near Gush Etzion colony, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has died from his wounds. The man, identified as Ari Fuld, 40 years of age, died from serious wounds to […]

16 Sep
11:58

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Israeli army abducted, on Sunday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians after the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, while one of them was taken prisoner at a military roadblock. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Qaddoura […]

15 Sep
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, at least six young Palestinian men, during violent searches of homes, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at protesters. Dozens of soldiers invaded Tulkarem city, in northern West Bank, before storming the home of Legislator Fathi Qarā€™awi, ransacked […]

14 Sep
10:40

Israeli Soldiers Assault And Injure A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

September 14, 2018 10:40 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday at night, a young Palestinian man in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, while on his way to his friendā€™s wedding. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the young man was stopped and assaulted by the soldiers in Wad Abu al-Hummus area, […]

12 Sep
1:21

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting […]

12 Sep
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Bethlehem

September 12, 2018 10:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, ā€˜Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, abducted a former political prisoner and summoned a child for interrogation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed and searched several homes in the refugee camp, and interrogated many […]

11 Sep
12:03

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Summons Three Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, and summoned three others for interrogation, during extensive and violent military invasions, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad al-Hilo, from Hizma town, east of Jerusalem, after stopping him near al-Khan al-Ahmar […]

08 Sep
10:58

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

September 8, 2018 10:58 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-Walaja Palestinian village, northwest of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in the village said several army jeeps invaded the community, and attacked Palestinian protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets and […]

07 Sep
2:45

Held Under Administrative Detention, Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Ninth Day

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that a detainee from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, started a hunger strike nine days earlier, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS stated that one of its lawyers managed to visit Jamal Alqam, […]

06 Sep
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office PPS said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, identified as Ziad Naim al-Masri, Zeid Ahmad Sheikh and Bassel Mizhir, in Deheishe refugee camp […]

06 Sep
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian, Abduct Three, In Bethlehem

September 6, 2018 8:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot one Palestinian and abducted two others, in addition to abducting another Palestinian in Marah Rabah village, also south of Bethlehem. Media sources in Deheishe said the soldiers invaded […]

04 Sep
12:02

189 Homes Still Face Threat Of Demolition In Al-Walaja

Waleed Assaf, the head of the National Commission against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, said that the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem, is still facing the Israeli demolition of 189 of its homes. Speaking to the Palestinian Radio on Tuesday morning, Assaf said the demolitions are part of a […]

03 Sep
9:43

VIDEO: Bethlehem Palestinians Gather at Homes Threatened by Demolition, Israelis Join in Protest

A number of Palestinian citizens were injured after they stood up to the Israeli armyā€™s attempts to demolish four houses in al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem. Eventually, the army demolished two out of four houses. Local sources in the village said that the residents gathered in two houses, early Monday, […]

03 Sep
12:25

Update: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, most of them former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes in Biddu and Silwan towns, in occupied […]

03 Sep
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Four Homes, Injure Sixteen Palestinians, Near Bethlehem

September 3, 2018 12:06 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday at dawn, four homes, and injured sixteen Palestinians, in the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers surrounded and isolated the village, before invading it, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. The Israeli army said the […]

30 Aug
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least sixteen Palestinians from several parts of occupied Palestine, and injured many others, including six members of one family. The soldiers invaded Tubas city, in northeastern west Bank, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at protesters, and at a number of surrounding homes. Medical […]

30 Aug
9:45

Israeli Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three Palestinians, including two children, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, searched several homes and abducted […]

29 Aug
8:12

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Wheelchair-Bound Man, And His Wife, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday at dawn, a wheelchair-bound Palestinian man, and his wife, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, after storming their home, and summoned their son for interrogation. The soldiers surrounded the home of Mohammad Abdullah al-Hreimi, a 59 years of age wheelchair-bound man, and kicked the […]

28 Aug
2:32

Detainees In Etzion Complain Of Dire Conditions, Skin Rash

Jackline Fararja, a lawyer with the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society, said that several detainees, who are held in Etzion military base, south of Bethlehem, are imprisoned in dirty cells, and are contacting infections and skin rash. Fararja said that one of the detainees, Mohammad Ayesh Abu Mariya, 19, from Beit Ummar […]

28 Aug
1:35

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Tuesday at noon, at least ten Palestinians, including a father and his son, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, and […]

28 Aug
12:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinian in Jenin and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank Several army jeeps invaded al-Hadaf area, and Wad Burqin, west of Jenin, violently searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Moā€™taz Abu Zeid and Mahmoud Kamel al-ā€˜Ayya. Many local youngsters […]

27 Aug
8:30

Israeli Soldiers and Settlers Storm Al-Khader

(archive photo image) Israeli forces, on Monday, seized an agricultural shed placed on a land belonging to a Palestinian resident in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, in occupied West Bank, said Ahmad Salah, a local activist. The activist told WAFA that Israeli forces stormed an area adjacent to […]

27 Aug
8:11

Bethlehem: Dheisheh Refugee Camp Celebrates First Cultural Festival (VIDEO)

August 27, 2018 8:11 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Human interest 0

For three days, the roofs of Bethlehem’s Dheisheh Refugee Camp is transformed. Bright lights are hung from every corner, and the roofs are filled with stalls where people from the camp sell popcorn, coffee, food, and knitted dolls. Thereā€™s a crowd of hundreds of people, lots of them children. Most […]

27 Aug
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes, especially in Bethlehem, Ramallah, Nablus and Qalqilia, and interrogated many Palestinians while […]

22 Aug
9:36

Seizure of Bethlehem District Farmlands Approved by Israel

Israeli authorities, on Wednesday, decided to seize about 100 dunams (24.7 acres) of agricultural land belonging to the Palestinian village of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, said a local activist. Hassan Breijah, Coordinator of Anti-Wall and Settlement Committee, said that the so-called Israeli Civil Administration has approved the seizure of 100 […]

20 Aug
2:40

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including a former political prisoner who was imprisoned for 15 years, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the […]

20 Aug
1:35

Israel Approves Dozens Of Units In Illegal Colony Near Bethlehem

The Israeli authorities approved the construction of 106 new units in the illegal Efrat colony, built on private Palestinian lands between Ertas village and the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in […]

20 Aug
12:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli Soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, searched several homes, and abducted Ibrahim Hasan Salah, 22. The PPS […]

16 Aug
11:14

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including three children and one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. One […]

15 Aug
9:31

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes, in Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before breaking into a number of homes and violently searching them. The soldiers then abducted Mousa Khalil al-ā€˜Amour, 17, and a former political prisoner, […]

13 Aug
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar […]

10 Aug
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Bethlehem

August 10, 2018 11:59 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a young Palestinian man in Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the young man with a live round in his knee, before he was rushed to a local hospital. The Palestinian was shot after several army […]

09 Aug
1:34

Updated: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians in the West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israel soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Thursday, seventeen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes, causing damage, and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

08 Aug
6:45

Bethlehem: U.S. Companies Investing in Settlements

Representative of the Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee in Bethlehem, Hassan Brejiyyeh, on Tuesday, revealed the arrival of U.S. delegations from political and tourism companies, in order to carry out investment projects in two Bethlehem settlements. In an interview with Voice of Palestine radio, Brejiyyeh said that American companies are […]

07 Aug
4:47

Israeli Soldiers Invade Yaā€™bad Near Jenin

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday evening, Yaā€™bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired gas bombs in addition to rubber-coated steel bullets at local youngsters, protesting the invasion. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers drove provocatively in the town, leading to […]

06 Aug
9:30

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including one woman and a journalist, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the […]

05 Aug
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Many Palestinians, Injure One, In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, many Palestinians, during violent invasions and searches of homes, and shot one, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In addition, the soldiers invaded Abu Shkheidim and Kobar villages, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked protesters with […]

04 Aug
8:14

Soldiers Attack, Injure, A Young Man In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, a young Palestinian man, driving a bus, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, causing various cuts and bruises. The soldiers stopped a bus, driven by Jihad Ali Zawahra, 28, from the al-Maā€™sara village south of Bethlehem, and forced him out. They then continuously struck […]

02 Aug
9:20

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, confiscated a car and cash, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied […]

02 Aug
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus, One Near Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Nablus city in northern West Bank, while accompanying dozens of colonialist settlers into the city, shot two Palestinians and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also assaulted and injured a young man near Bethlehem. Media […]

02 Aug
8:43

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Teqouaā€™ town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted one Palestinian. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the family home of Sami Saleh Sabah, 25, and abducted him. The invasion and abduction come following a month […]

31 Jul
9:06

Israel Issues Demolition Orders Against Six Homes In Bethlehem

The Israeli ā€œCivil Administration Officeā€ run by the army in the occupied West Bank, issued demolition orders targeting six inhabited Palestinian homes in the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem. Local nonviolent activist Ibrahim Awad said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by personnel of the Jerusalem City Council and the ā€œCivil Administration […]

31 Jul
6:16

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including one woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, interrogated several Palestinians while […]

31 Jul
8:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a young man. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed the refugee camp from its main entrance, near the Jerusalem-Hebron city, before invading and searching homes, […]

30 Jul
8:21

Including Four Journalists, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including four journalists, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes and buildings, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded […]

29 Jul
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Al-Khader

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers stormed and searched homes, and interrogated several […]

28 Jul
9:03

Italian Painters Detained for Painting Ahed Tamimi’s Image on Apartheid Wall

Israeli forces, on Saturday, detained the Italian painters who painted a mural depicting jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed al-Tamimi, on the Israeli separation wall, to the north of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, said Munther Amira, a Palestinian Social Worker, activist and human rights defender. The activist said, according […]

25 Jul
10:42

Army Abducts A Teenage Boy In Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Wednesday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a teenage boy from his home. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said a few army jeeps invaded the town from […]

25 Jul
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Moath Thouqan, the son of imprisoned university lecturer […]

25 Jul
12:37

Bethlehem: Israeli Troops Release Dogs on Prisoner’s Family

In a raid on the Wadi Maā€™ali neighborhood, at 4:30 a.m., near Bethlehemā€™s Old City, Israeli soldiers raided the homes of Palestinian prisoner Ayyad al-Hreimiā€™s family, resulting in two hospitalizations from dog bites, and the arrest of al-Hreimiā€™s 19-year-old cousin, Mohannad. Two of al-Hreimiā€™s brothers were already imprisoned when al-Hreimiā€™s […]

24 Jul
11:03

Israel Surveys Palestinian Land in Bethlehem

Israeli authorities conducted a land survey of a Palestinian-owned piece of land belonging to the Sbeih family, in Harmala village, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, on Tuesday. Owner and local resident Nasri Sbeih said, according to Ma’an, that the family was surprised by the arrival of […]

24 Jul
8:40

Protesting Administrative Detention; Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The ā€œDetaineesā€™ Media Officeā€ has reported, Monday, that six Palestinian detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with hunger strike, rejecting their illegal detention. The detainees are demanding the Prison Authority to stop holding them under such orders, by either releasing them, […]

24 Jul
8:01

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Woman In Hebron, Two Young Men In Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a woman from Hebron, and two young men from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers searched homes throughout […]

23 Jul
8:30

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS sad the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, before abducting at least eleven. It identified the […]

23 Jul
6:46

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, killed one child, injured two young men and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the camp, before storming […]

22 Jul
8:17

More Settlement Units Approved in West Bank

Ā Israeli occupation government approved, on Sunday, the establishment of a new unit in the illegal settlement of “Matassad” that was built on the land of Palestinian citizens to the southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. “The Hebrew media talked about the Israeli government’s approval for the construction of […]

21 Jul
7:46

Israel Approves 20 New Colonialist Units Near Bethlehem

The Israel ā€œPlanning and Construction Committeeā€ has approved the construction of twenty new units in the illegal Matzad colony, built on private Palestinian lands, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Hassan Breijiyya, the representative of the Committee Against The Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said Israel has […]

20 Jul
5:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Bethlehem, Two Young Men From Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a child. The army also abducted two young men near Jenin and Jerusalem. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers abducted […]

19 Jul
5:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, […]

18 Jul
8:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday, at last twenty-seven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers violently invaded and searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, before abducting twenty-eight, including a female photojournalist, […]

17 Jul
4:13

Israeli Military Issues Orders Illegally Confiscating Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south o the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and posted orders for the illegal confiscation of 120 Dunams. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the Palestinians found the […]

17 Jul
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Tuesday, at least sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers […]

16 Jul
11:53

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from several governorates of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted at least ten. One of the […]

16 Jul
11:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Tulkarem And Jenin

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The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least five Palestinians in Bethlehem, Tulkarem and Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes in the invaded communities, interrogated several Palestinians and abducted five. […]

15 Jul
1:26

Two Detainees Suspend Hunger Strike; Three Others Continue

Luay Akka, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee, stated Sunday that two detainees have suspended their hunger strikes after reaching agreements with the Israeli Prison Authority, ending their arbitrary Administrative Detention, holding them captive without charges or trial, while three others continue their strike, demanding their freedom. Akka said […]

11 Jul
1:05

Army Turns Under Construction Home Into A Military Post

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and occupied an under-construction home before turning his rooftop into a monitoring post. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers invaded Abu Sood […]

11 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinian In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded several communities in the occupied West Bank, before breaking into and violently searching dozens of homes, and abducted nineteen Palestinians in addition to illegally confiscating cash, a mobile phone and a laptop from one of the homes. The PPS […]

10 Jul
2:26

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted at least sixteen. The […]

07 Jul
9:53

Settlers Continue to Destroy Hundreds of Vineyards in Bethlehem-area Town

Israeli settlers, on Saturday, cut down hundreds of fruitful vineyards belonging to Palestinians in the town of al-Khader, in the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, said a local activist. Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the town, told WAFA correspondence that Israeli settlers cut down around 200 […]

06 Jul
1:21

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. On Thursday evening, the soldiers abducted a civil authority official from Gaza. Media sources in Bethlehem said several army jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, searched homes and abducted […]