Category Archives: Bethlehem

23 Nov
6:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a child, only nine years of age, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that the soldiers invaded many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, […]

22 Nov
12:03

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Maisoon Anis al-Halees, from Yatta town, south of Hebron, […]

20 Nov
12:16

Community Efforts to Develop Tourism in Palestine (VIDEO)

Masar Ibrahim al Khalil has organized, for a group of journalists (Palestinians and internationals working in Palestine), in the presence of Ms. Rula Maayah, the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, a hiking trip within the Thruhike, aiming at promoting Palestinian tourism, especially hiking. The hike went through the Bedouin communities […]

17 Nov
11:19

Bethlehem Checkpoint to be Moved further into al-Walaja, Cutting Villagers Off from Water Supply

The Israeli government has reportedly informed the Palestinian residents of al-Walaja village, located in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, just on the border of Israelā€™s Jerusalem municipality, that they are to be cut off from a large portion of their lands due to the relocation of a […]

17 Nov
9:52

Two Israelis, One Palestinian, Injured Near Bethlehem

Israeli sources have reported, on Friday morning, that a Palestinian allegedly rammed and injured two Israeli settlers with his car, at Efrat Junction and Gush Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and drove towards Israeli soldiers before they shot him, causing serious injuries. Update: The Palestinian […]

15 Nov
7:20

Army Injures A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

November 15, 2017 7:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Teqouaā€™ town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and injured a young man with live fire. The soldiers invaded the town before stopping and searching a few Palestinians, and cars, leading to clashes with youngsters, who hurled stones at the military jeeps. […]

14 Nov
9:37

Bethlehem: 50 Dunams Seized for Settlement Expansion

The settlement brigade in West Bank recently confiscated 50 dunams of land in the Bethlehem area, for the expansion of the Ma’aleh Rehavam settlement outpost, to the south of the city, Haaretz Hebrew newspapers reported. The confiscation comes to expand the fields surrounding the output, while an Israeli security source […]

13 Nov
12:04

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Bethlehem, One Near Jenin

November 13, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem, and al-Walaja town, west of the city, in addition to another Palestinian from Arraba town, south west of Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the […]

12 Nov
11:33

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Bethlehem

November 12, 2017 11:33 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and fired several live rounds, gas bombs and concussion, causing many children to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Taiseer Abu Mfarreh, the head of Teqouaā€™ Local Council, said the soldiers harassed several children, […]

12 Nov
9:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Towns Near Jenin And Summon Four Young Men For Interrogation

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians from the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, after the army invaded and searched many homes. The soldiers also invaded homes near Jenin, in northern West Bank, and summoned four Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded and […]

09 Nov
6:36

Israel To Build 240 New Colonialist Units In East Jerusalem

The Jerusalem City Council has decided, Wednesday, to issue construction permits for 240 new units, in illegal colonies in occupied East Jerusalem. Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem City Council Meir Turgeman, said that the city approved the construction of 150 units in Ramat Shlomo, north of East Jerusalem. The colony is […]

06 Nov
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-One Palestinians

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, earlier Monday, at least twenty-one Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes in the West Bank, and one of them was taken prisoners at the Erez Terminal, in northern Gaza. The Bethlehem […]

05 Nov
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Detain Schoolteachers, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Sunday morning, seven Palestinians, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, confiscated money, and detained many schoolteachers. The soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in Jenin, in northern West Bank, before violently searching them, and illegally confiscated thousands of Shekels. Furthermore, […]

04 Nov
11:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem, Invade Jenin And Nearby Towns

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian man from the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after stopping him at a military roadblock near Bethlehem city, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and invaded many villages and towns near Jenin. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that […]

03 Nov
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in Jenin and Bethlehem governorates, in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes, and a coffeeshop, and abducted four Palestinians, in addition to wounding many others. Many army jeeps invaded Qabatia town, southwest of Jenin, in northern West Bank, before […]

01 Nov
9:19

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Injures One, In Bethlehem

November 1, 2017 9:19 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, abducted five young men and injured one. The soldiers invaded several alleys in the refugee camp, and fired many live rounds and gas bombs at local youths, who hurled […]

31 Oct
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Bethlehem

October 31, 2017 7:58 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Khader town, south of the northern West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted two children. Mohammad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said dozens of soldiers invaded the Old City, especially around the schoolsā€™ area, and […]

29 Oct
9:35

Annexation Wall Gate Prevents Elderly Man From Visiting Family Graves

Although his family graveyard is now located behind the Annexation Wall in al-Walaja village, northwest of Bethlehem, resident Ahmad Barghouth (Abu Nidal) has continued to visit the graves of his father, mother and grandmother, by going through a special underground tunnel constructed by Israeli authorities when they constructed the Wall, […]

29 Oct
8:37

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Bethlehem, Jerusalem And Jenin

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and Sunday at dawn, six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Jenin, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the […]

27 Oct
11:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In West Bank, Invade Lands And Fire At Fishermen, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, several homes in different areas, in the occupied West Bank, and searched them before abducting five Palestinians. In Gaza, the soldiers carried out a limited invasion into farmlands, and opened fire at fishing boats. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) […]

26 Oct
12:08

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike Protesting Their Illegal Administrative Detention

October 26, 2017 12:08 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that two detainees, illegally held by Israel under arbitrary detention orders, without charges, are ongoing with hunger strikes their separately started on October 11, and October 18. The PPS stated that detainee Hasan Shouka, 29, from Bethlehem, started a hunger strike on […]

25 Oct
12:06

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Wahid Hamdi Abu Mariya, […]

25 Oct
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Install Barbed Wires, Hand Demolition Order Against Home In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, installed barbed wires along the Annexation Wall, built on the villagersā€™ lands, and handed a demolition order targeting one home. Ibrahim Awad, a local activist in al-Walaja, said the soldiers installed barbed wires along the […]

24 Oct
1:02

PPS: ā€œArmy Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, at dawn Tuesday, sixteen Palestinians from their homes, after the soldiers broke into them and violently searched them, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the […]

24 Oct
9:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jenin

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and five others in Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said that the soldiers […]

23 Oct
10:50

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jenin, Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and Jenin refugee camp, searched homes and abducted four young men, including a former political prisoner. Israeli navy ships opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) […]

22 Oct
12:03

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

The Palestinian Prisonerā€™s Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Nablus and Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded several homes in various parts of […]

22 Oct
11:33

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Teqouaā€™, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted two PalestinianĀ  teenagers. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and searched homes. The added that the soldiers abducted Hussein Khaled al-Badan, 17, […]

21 Oct
10:58

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian In His Orchard, Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Friday, a Palestinian man, while picking his olive trees, in his orchard, in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The colonists attacked the man, Ibrahim Mohammad Sbeih, 58, in his olive orchard in the al-ā€˜Amara area, close to the illegal […]

19 Oct
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Nablus and Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Ramallah an al-Biereh governorate, abducted Mohammad […]

19 Oct
9:49

Army Invades Homes, Confiscates A Car, In Bethlehem

October 19, 2017 9:49 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, searched homes and confiscated a car owned by a wife of a political prisoner. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers confiscated a car owned by the wife of […]

18 Oct
8:15

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Media Outlets In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers, and secret security officers, invaded eight media outlets, on Wednesday at dawn, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and shut them down under direct military orders, in addition to confiscating equipment. Some of the invaded agencies are Ramsat, Trans Media and Pal Media, which the military […]

17 Oct
11:26

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn, Tuesday, many homes in various communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted eighteen Palestinians. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

17 Oct
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Doura and Beit Ummar towns, […]

16 Oct
7:35

Olive Picking in Palestine: Another Form of Solidarity (VIDEO)

A group of 70 elderly internationals, today, participated in an olive harvest in Wadi Fukin village, southwest of Bethlehem, central West Bank, located in area C and falling under Israeli control, according to the Oslo Accords. The group, according to the PNN, aims to help Palestinian farmers in these lands […]

15 Oct
12:24

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, in various parts of the occupied West Bank. One child was also abducted in Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said […]

15 Oct
8:16

Soldiers Injure One Palestinian, In Bethlehem

October 15, 2017 8:16 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 the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with many youngsters, before injuring one Palestinian, and abducted another from his home. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds, gas bombs and concussion grenades, […]

11 Oct
9:45

Army Invades Homes In Bethlehem

October 11, 2017 9:45 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, photographed homes and threatened further collective punishment. The soldiers invaded al-ā€˜Obeydiyya town, east of Bethlehem, before breaking into and searching two homes, belonging to ā€˜Ayed Rabayā€™a and Eid Rabayā€™a. In addition, the soldiers invaded […]

09 Oct
12:01

PPS: ā€œAmy Abducted 21 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonerā€™s Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, 21 Palestinians, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many homes in the city, […]

09 Oct
10:41

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners Society has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, seven Palestinians, after invading the searching their homes in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Qalqilia, and Bethlehem. The Jenin office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded homes in Jenin refugee camp, and abducted […]

08 Oct
10:01

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, fourteen Palestinians, after breaking into their homes and searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the West Bank, has reported that the soldiers conducted extensive […]

07 Oct
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Bethlehem city, and Wad Rahhal village, east of the city, abducted two Palestinians, including a teenager, and confiscated one car. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said several army jeeps invaded the Saff Street, in the center of the city, […]

05 Oct
12:04

Army Closes Rural Road, Prevents Farmers From Entering Their Lands, In Bethlehem

October 5, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Ahead of the olive picking season in Palestine, Israeli soldiers closed, Thursday, a main rural road leading to orchards and farmlands, in Husan town, west of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, and refused to allow the farmers into their own lands. Hasan Hamamra, the head of Husan Village […]

03 Oct
2:31

Army Photographs Homes, A Graveyard And A Spring, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, photographed homes and a building, a graveyard and a water spring. Ibrahim Awadallah, an activist from al-Walaja, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by employees of the Civil Administration Office of the Israeli military, invaded the […]

03 Oct
5:30

Watchtower As A Neighbor in Arroub Refugee Camp

A child rollerblades down a small street in Arroub refugee camp. (Photo: DCI-Palestine / Ahmad Al-Bazz) Bethlehem, October 2, 2017ā€”Hadeel Janazra, 13, lives right next to the site where a Palestinian teen was shot dead last spring. Israeli forces shot the teen directly in the heart, killing him on the […]

01 Oct
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injured Several Others, In Bethlehem

October 1, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Sunday, the Deheishe refugee camp, and al-Khader town, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, abducted two Palestinians, and injured several others during ensuing clashes. The soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, stormed and ransacked many homes, before abducting a young man, […]

01 Oct
9:40

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Cause Fire In Two Homes, And Abduct A Woman Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, earlier on Sunday morning, the town of Doha, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched many homes and injured many Palestinians before abducting one woman, and caused fires in two homes. The invasion was carried out by a large military force before the […]

30 Sep
5:22

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

September 30, 2017 5:22 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Wad Shahin area in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with many youngsters, before firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at […]

29 Sep
10:10

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Friday, three Palestinians in Bethlehem governorate, and four in Biddu village, northwest of Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded ā€˜Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Mustafa Salim Abu Aker, 17. The soldiers […]

27 Sep
10:59

Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians, Confiscates Two Cars And Photographs Homes, In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted thirteen Palestinians, in addition to confiscating two cars and photographing homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the West Bank, said […]

26 Sep
9:52

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

September 26, 2017 9:52 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Hebron city, and many surrounding villages and towns, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also abducted another Palestinian from Hebron after stopping him at a roadblock, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has […]

26 Sep
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Jenin

September 26, 2017 8:31 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Husan village, west of Bethlehem, and ā€˜Aida refugee camp, north of the city, searched homes and abducted six Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Wad Burqin area, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and installed many roadblocks around many communities. Many […]

26 Sep
1:56

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

September 26, 2017 1:56 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Jabaā€™ town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a young man. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the town, searched a few homes, and abducted Rabeh Fashafsha. The soldiers also invaded Bardala and Ein al-Baida villages, in […]

26 Sep
1:35

Israeli Colonists Pump Sewage Into Farmlands Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists pumped, on Monday evening, sewage water into Palestinian agricultural lands in 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 colonists, from Efrat illegal colony which […]

25 Sep
11:15

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The PPS office in Qalqilia governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded homes […]

25 Sep
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

September 25, 2017 9:35 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, injured several Palestinians during ensuing clashes, and shut down a local stationary store. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and fired many gas bombs at the locals, an […]

24 Sep
12:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Bethlehem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Bethlehem and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. Israeli colonists burn olive trees Near Nablus. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

24 Sep
8:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, Confiscate Tractors And A Car In Tubas

September 24, 2017 8:50 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, three villages and towns in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted four young men. The soldiers also illegally confiscated two tractors and a car in Tubas, in northeastern part of the West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the […]

23 Sep
8:54

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bethlehem, Summon Two Palestinians For Interrogation

September 23, 2017 8:54 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and ā€˜Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched many homes and summoned two young men for interrogation. The soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Bethlehem city, violently searched homes, and summoned a former political prisoner, identified […]

22 Sep
10:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Hebron

September 22, 2017 10:26 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, in addition to Hebron city and nearby al-ā€˜Arroub refugee camp, searched homes and abducted at least two Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, before storming and searching homes, and abducted Saleh Ahmad al-Joā€™eidi, 25. […]

19 Sep
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded many Palestinians areas and searched homes, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded many […]

18 Sep
9:47

Banksy Art to be Sold at The Walled Off Hotel

New works by elusive street artist Banksy will be available for sale, at The Walled Off Hotelā€™s gift shop in the Palestinian territories, for first time in four years. The collection includes limited-edition crucifixes that have been shaped into giant grappling hooks, and painted key rings and ornaments fashioned after […]

18 Sep
6:21

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Bethlehem

September 18, 2017 6:21 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man near the northern entrance of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a young man, 19 years of age, with several live rounds in his legs, before he was moved to Beit […]

17 Sep
9:49

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas in the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted at least eight Palestinians. Mohammad Awad, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, said the […]

15 Sep
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Silwan, Invade Communities In Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Friday morning, the town of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two children. The soldiers also invaded many homes in the governorates of Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah. Media sources in Jerusalem said dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town from several directions, before […]

12 Sep
10:27

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In the West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during morning hours Tuesday, at least eight Palestinians, and injured several others, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, has reported that the soldiers […]

11 Sep
8:43

Settlers Attack Children’s School near Bethlehem

Israeli settlers attacked, on Monday, the newly rebuiltĀ Jeb al-Theeb elementary school, near Bethlehem in the West Bank, but were stopped by local Palestinians, according to Hassan Breijiyeh, from the Committee Against Settlements in Bethlehem. He said Palestinians confronted more than 30 Israeli settlers who came to the school with an […]

11 Sep
1:49

Palestinians Rebuild Demolished School East of Bethlehem

The Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee in the Palestinian Authority, in cooperation with activists and parents restored the construction of the Jeb Al-Theeb School east of Bethlehem, which was demolished by the Israeli occupation on the 23rd of last month. Minister Walid Assaf said, according to the PNN, that the […]

10 Sep
5:01

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Bethlehem

September 10, 2017 5:01 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several homes in the West Bank governorates of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and abducted four Palestinians. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians in various parts of the city. They have been identified as Ahmad Abu Thiab, Nasrallah Abu Thiab […]

10 Sep
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Surround A School That Was Previously Demolished In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian school in Job ath-Theeb village, east of Bethlehem in the occupied, to prepare for demolishing it, after it was reconstructed when the army demolished it on August 23rd. Hasan Brejiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall […]

09 Sep
1:28

Israel Transfers Corpses Of Two Slain Palestinians Back To Their Families

The Israeli military transferred, Friday, the corpses of two Palestinians, who were shot dead by army fire last month, in Tulkarem and Bethlehem, back to their families. On Friday evening, the soldiers transferred the corpse of Qoteiba Zahran, 17, to the Palestinian side at military roadblock #104, west of Tulkarem […]

08 Sep
2:06

Army Abducts A Father And His Son in Hebron, Two Children In Jerusalem, And A Man Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Friday, a Palestinian father and his son, in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, in addition to abducting two children in Jerusalem, and one man near Jenin. The army also summoned three Palestinians from Bethlehem for interrogation. Several army […]

04 Sep
1:49

Qaraqeā€™: ā€œSalhi Was Left To Bleed To Death For Ninety Minutesā€

The head of the Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee Issa Qaraqe stated that Raed Salhi, who on Sunday September 3, died at the Hadassah Israeli Medical Center in Jerusalem, from serious wounds suffered on August 9, 2017, was left to bleed to death for more than ninety minutes, when Israeli soldiers shot […]

04 Sep
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Wad […]

04 Sep
3:23

Palestinian Who Was Shot Last Month By Israeli Forces Dies of His Wounds

September 4, 2017 3:23 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners 0

A 21-year old Palestinian, Raed As’ad Salhi, who was shot on August 9th during an Israeli military raid of Deheishe refugee camp in Bethlehem died of his wounds on Sunday. Salhi had been shot multiple times in the chest and abdomen, puncturing his liver and landing him in critical condition […]

30 Aug
11:38

Army Abducts Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted overnight and at dawn Wednesday, seventeen Palestinians, including a woman who is also a former political prisoner, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many […]

30 Aug
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Tulkarem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Tulkarem, Ramallah and Bethlehem, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted eight Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes […]

29 Aug
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted six Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Totanji, Ahmad […]

28 Aug
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched the properties and abducted ten Palestinians, including one child. In Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded homes in Ein al-Louza neighborhood, in Silwan town, and searched them before abducting two Palestinians, […]

27 Aug
9:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and two near Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, searched […]

24 Aug
11:09

Israel Promotes Plans For Three New Colonies In Gush Etzion Bloc

Israel has recently stepped-up plans for building three new colonies in the Gush Etzion settlement block, south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, in direct coordination with the Gush Etzion Regional Council and the ā€œJudean Hills Development Corporation.ā€ Israeli daily Maariv has reported that the Judean Hills Development […]

24 Aug
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many homes in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin, violently searched them, and abducted at least seven Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in […]

23 Aug
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Stop A Truck, Uncover Large Weapons Cache

The Israeli army said it stopped, on Tuesday at night, a truck at a military roadblock, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and located a large weapons’ cache of M-16 rifles and magazines, hidden underneath trash and used construction materials. Israeli sources said the soldiers stopped a truck at a military […]

23 Aug
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Close A Make-Shift School, Confiscate Mobile Rooms, Near Bethlehem

August 23, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Job al-Theeb village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated several mobile rooms, used as classrooms by the local school. Hasan Brejiyya, the representative of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the dozens […]

20 Aug
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, in the Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, and one Palestinian in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also invaded Jenin, Bethlehem and Hebron, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society […]

19 Aug
10:52

Updated: “Army Injures Three Palestinians, Abducts Three In Jenin”

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, injured three Palestinians with live fire, abducted three others and summoned two siblings for interrogation. The soldiers also summoned several Palestinians from Bethlehem for interrogation. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of […]

19 Aug
5:47

Settlers Assault Palestinian Bus Driver

Two Israeli settlers attacked, on Thursday, a Palestinian bus driver near the Bat Ayin settlement, in Gush Etzion settlement bloc, southwest of Bethlehem. Israelā€™s Channel 7 Ā said, according to the PNN, that the settlers assaulted the Palestinian driver, sprayed him with pepper spray, beat him and tried to damage his […]

18 Aug
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at night and Friday at dawn, four Palestinians from Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, and assaulted the mother and child brother of one of the abducted Palestinians. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded al-Atan […]

18 Aug
1:11

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during the day Thursday, eighteen Palestinians from different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The Ramallah office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted seven Palestinians from […]

17 Aug
10:09

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, Beiteen and Beit Rima villages, in Ramallah, in addition to Beit Sahour city, in Bethlehem governorate, and abducted six Palestinians. Several Israeli army vehicles invaded Silwan town, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few […]

17 Aug
3:56

Settler Caravans Erected Near Bethlehem

Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, installed caravans near the village of Nahalin, to the west of Bethlehem, according to local sources. Sobhi Zeidan, head of Nahalin village council, told WAFA that a group of settlers from the nearby illegal settlement of Beitar Elit installed 10 caravans near the fence separating the […]

14 Aug
11:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until early morning hours Monday, several Palestinians areas in the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted fifteen Palestinians, including many teenagers. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Silwan town, in […]

14 Aug
11:03

Army Injures A Palestinian Worker In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday morning, a Palestinian worker, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, while trying to enter occupied East Jerusalem for work. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot Anas Hijazi al-Harsh, 25, from the at-Reehiyya village, south of Doura, in the southern West Bank governorate […]

14 Aug
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several homes in Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem and Tulkarem, abducted three Palestinians, andĀ  summoned three others for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified […]

13 Aug
10:46

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians, including two children, during invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes, and abducted two children […]

09 Aug
10:38

Soldiers Bulldoze Farmlands Near Bethlehem To Conduct Training

On Wednesday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Jabā€™a village, southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and bulldozed them to conduct military training. Thiab Mashaā€™la, the head of al-Jabā€™a Village Council, said the soldiers invaded al-Khour area, west of the […]

09 Aug
10:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty-five Palestinians, including children, during massive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. In Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West […]

09 Aug
9:29

Army Injures And Abducts Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and abducted two young Palestinian men, after shooting them. Media sources said the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds during the invaded, and abducted Abdul-Aziz Ahmad Arafa and Raed Asā€™ad Salhi, 21, after shooting […]

07 Aug
9:17

Army Abducts Seven Palestinian Children In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening and Monday at dawn, seven Palestinian children, including two children, 10 years of age, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded, on Monday […]

06 Aug
7:00

Demolition Orders Strike al-Walaja as Separation Wall Stretches through Hebron

On Thursday August 3rdĀ Israeli Authorities issued thirteen military demolition orders for Palestinian properties in the village of al-Walaja, in the western part of the Bethlehem district. The orders target nine houses and four residential buildings, all of which are located on the Ayen Al jewaiza site, which Israel illegally annexed […]