Category Archives: Bethlehem

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 Prisoners’ 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. Israel’s Channel 7  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 Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded al-Atan […]

18 Aug
1:11

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

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 Prisoners’ 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, and  summoned three others for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 Teqoua’ 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-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and bulldozed them to conduct military training. Thiab Masha’la, the head of al-Jab’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 Prisoners’ 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 As’ad Salhi, after shooting and […]

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 Prisoners’ 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 3rd 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 […]

06 Aug
6:39

Donald Trump Inspires Graffiti on Bethlehem Wall

U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise for a wall along the Mexican border went viral last year, and, on Friday, the promise left its mark on Israel’s apartheid wall in Bethlehem. Drawings of Trump hugging an Israeli army watch-tower with hearts surrounding him and an image of Trump saying, “I’m going to […]

05 Aug
7:54

Bethlehem Area Villagers Urge Intervention as Israeli Government Prepares to Demolish 14 Homes in Al-Walaja Village

Last week, Israeli occupation authorities handed out demolition threats for 14 Palestinian homes in Al-Walaja village, about four kilometers northwest of Bethlehem City, under the pretext of having no building permit, and refuses to give them any permits at the same time. The families, whose homes would be demolished by […]

04 Aug
10:06

Army Injures One Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and clashed with many local youths, before shooting a young man. Media sources in Beit Fajjar said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and clashed with local youngsters, who hurled stoned and empty bottles on […]

02 Aug
12:38

PPS: “Army Abducts Nineteen Palestinians In the West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Wednesday, nineteen Palestinians, including a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded ‘Aseera […]

02 Aug
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Bethlehem city and nearby communities, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians, including a teenager. The soldiers invaded Wad Shahin area, in Bethlehem city, before searching homes, and abducted Malek Yousef Nuwwara, 25, and Bakr Hasan Nuwwara, 25. Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ […]

02 Aug
5:13

Army Injures And Abducts A Palestinian In Al-Khader, South Of Bethlehem

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday at night, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with many local youngsters, before shooting a Palestinian, who was driving his motorcycle, and abducted him. Ahmad Salah, a local activist in al-Khader, said the soldiers clashed […]

01 Aug
12:04

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 soldiers invaded al-Khader town, west of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mohmmad Kamal al-Faghouri, Yazan Sayel Issa and Samer Mohammad Issa. The soldiers also […]

01 Aug
8:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Nahhalin village, west of Bethlehem, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation. Several army jeeps invaded al-Khader, before the soldiers stormed the […]

31 Jul
5:25

HCEF Holds Meeting with Bethlehem Partners, in Honor of Dr. Hanna Hanania

In the presence of its board members and president of the American Federation of Ramallah, Dr. Hanna Hanania, the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) hosted a business lunch for a group of partner institutions in Bethlehem, in particular, and Palestine in general, in an effort to strengthen these bonds […]

30 Jul
12:31

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least fourteen Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Hamza Abu Daoud, Mohammad Nathmi al-Jamal, Ahmad Eghneimat and Mohammad […]

29 Jul
10:52

Soldiers Force Residents from Bethlehem Homes

Israeli soldiers, Saturday, forced residents of Khirbit Shoshala, in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, to evacuate their homes, according to a local source. Hasan Breijieh, coordinator of a local committee against the wall and settlements, told WAFA that Israeli forces raided the area and forced its residents to […]

29 Jul
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinians, including one with special needs, in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Bethlehem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded several homes and abducted Majdi Radi al-Juneidi and Abdul-Elah Mohammad Sa’id, 16. The soldiers […]

29 Jul
12:23

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday afternoon, a young Palestinian man at the junction of Gush Etzion Israeli colony, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, after the soldiers alleged that the man “attempted to stab them.” The Palestinian has been identified as Abdullah Ali Mahmoud Taqatqa, 24, […]

27 Jul
9:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, Install Roadblocks Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinian men, both former political prisoners, from their homes, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The soldiers also installed roadblocks in many areas in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed and searched […]

26 Jul
10:31

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In Tulkarem, Jenin And Bethlehem, Injure One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Tulkarem, Jenin and Bethlehem, stormed and ransacked many homes and abducted eleven Palestinians, in addition to wounding one in Qalqilia, and causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Tulkarem office […]

25 Jul
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah, and abducted three Palestinians, including the mother of a Palestinian who killed three Israeli settlers in their home, this past Friday. The army also abducted senior nonviolent activist in Bil’in. Naim Sabah, deputy mayor of Kobar village council, […]

25 Jul
9:59

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn six Palestinians, including five teenagers, and summoned one Palestinian, after invading their homes and ransacking them, in different parts of Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mousa Mohammad al-‘amour, […]

24 Jul
9:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, in addition to abducting the father and the cousin of a Palestinian who was killed this past Friday, in occupied Jerusalem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded […]

24 Jul
12:53

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Naer Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Sunday at night, many Palestinians, who suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after several army jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and clashes with local youths. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, […]

23 Jul
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Saturday evening and on Sunday at dawn, several communities in the northern West Bank governorates of Jenin and Qalqilia, before storming and violently searching homes, and abducted three Palestinians in Jenin, and eight in Qalqilia. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian in Bethlehem. The Jenin […]

20 Jul
3:33

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday at noon, a young Palestinian man, after he reportedly attempted to stab them, in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian, identified as Mohmmad Hussein Tnouh, 26, was shot with four live rounds, before an army jeep ran […]

20 Jul
12:25

Army Abducts Two, Injures Several Others, In Bethlehem

Many Palestinian and international peace activists held, on Wednesday afternoon, a nonviolent protest, north of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, demanding Israel to lift its siege on Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and to remove the electronic gates, before the soldiers assaulted them and abducted one Palestinian and one international […]

19 Jul
10:48

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Nablus And Jenin”

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, seven Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Nablus and Jenin, including two who were abducted on military roadblocks. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Marah Rabah village, south of the city, and Teqoua’ […]

16 Jul
7:45

Settlers Impose Caravans on Bethlehem Land

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, set up caravans on lands near the village of al-Khader, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the village, told WAFA that a group of settlers set up five caravans on […]

16 Jul
8:47

Army Abducts A Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Doha city, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded Deheishe and al-Azza refugee camps, in Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in Doha city, before abducting a young man, identified as […]

14 Jul
11:26

Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures Two, And Abducts Three Others, In Bethlehem

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Friday morning, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, killed two Palestinians injured at least two others, and abducted three, during clashes that took place during the invasion. The soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas […]

11 Jul
10:56

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Nablus

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Nablus. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Azza refugee camp, north of the city, […]

10 Jul
11:08

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after he allegedly “attempted to ram soldiers with his car, and attempted to stab them.” The Palestinian man has been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Jibreel, 25, from Teqoua’ town. The Israeli […]

Mohammad Obeid
09 Jul
12:29

Israeli Soldiers abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier on Sunday, at least eight Palestinians, during military invasions of homes and communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, abducted a young Palestinian man, identified […]

09 Jul
11:26

Army Abducts 37 Palestinian Workers

Israeli soldiers and police officers abducted, Sunday, 37 Palestinian workers, reportedly for trying to enter Jerusalem without permits. The soldiers abducted the workers, after chasing some of them, and moved them to several detention and interrogation centers. The Israeli army said that the arrest of the Palestinian workers is part […]

09 Jul
3:18

Palestinian Worker Falls From High Altitude, Suffers Fractures, After Soldiers Chased Him In Bethlehem

On Saturday, a Palestinian worker from Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank, suffered fractures in both his legs, in addition to various cuts and bruises, after falling from a high altitude when Israeli soldiers chased him while he was trying to enter occupied East Jerusalem, where he works. Media […]

07 Jul
11:52

Palestinian Killed After Being Hit By A Settler’s Motorcycle

Updated: Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a man from the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, was killed after being struck by a Motorcycle , driven by an Israeli colonist, while riding his motorcycle, at bypass road #60, west of Bethlehem. The  Palestinian, identified […]

06 Jul
10:40

Army Invades Doha Town, Confiscate A Lathe Machine

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Doha, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, broke into a lathe workshop and confiscated one machine. The invasion was carried out by several army jeeps, and truck, before the soldiers stormed a lathe workshop, owned by members of […]

04 Jul
4:54

Army Abducts Six Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, six Palestinians from Nablus, after stopping them at a military roadblock, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after reportedly locating Molotov cocktails, concussion grenades and knives in their car. The army said the soldiers stopped and searched the car, and arrested six Palestinians, who […]

Israeli forces in West Bank (archive image)
03 Jul
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, seventeen Palestinians, including children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Morad Eshteiwy, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, said the soldiers invaded the town, […]

02 Jul
12:58

Israeli Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, twelve Palestinians, including a legislator and a former political prisoner, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and abducted […]

01 Jul
11:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Summon Two, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the al-‘Azza refugee camp, north of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and summoned two residents for interrogation. The soldiers invaded and ransacked a home in al-‘Azza refugee camp, […]

28 Jun
11:45

Army Confiscates Solar Panels East Of Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the village of Job Al-Theeb, east of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank, and confiscated one hundred solar panels, used for providing electricity to the residents. The soldiers also abducted a Palestinian near Jenin, in northern West Bank. Hasan Brejiyya, the coordinator of […]

28 Jun
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate Surveillance Tapes In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, invaded several shops, after breaking their doors, and confiscated surveillance tapes. Media sources in the refugee camp said the soldiers broke into many stores, along the main Bethlehem-Hebron road, in addition […]

27 Jun
12:29

Including A Medic, Israeli Soldiers Injure Eight Palestinians, Abduct One, In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, in the occupied West bank, and clashed with dozens of local youngsters, before shooting and injuring eight Palestinians, including a medic, and abducted a young man. The invasion into […]

26 Jun
7:02

Israeli Colonist Stabs A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

An Israeli colonist stabbed, Sunday, a Palestinian man, near Beitar Illit Israeli colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the Israeli assailant stabbed the Palestinian, causing moderate wounds, and fled into Beitar Illit colony. The identity of the attacker […]

23 Jun
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinian men from their homes in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian, from Bethlehem, for interrogation. Media sources in Qalqilia said many army jeeps invaded the city, before soldiers searched homes, […]

21 Jun
11:18

Army Abducts A Palestinian From Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man from al-‘Obeydiyya town, east of Bethlehem, and summoned another Palestinian from Hindaza area, in the eastern part of Bethlehem city. Several army vehicles invaded the al-‘Obeydiyya town, searched homes and abducted Ayyoub Abu al-‘Asa, 33. The soldiers also invaded Hindaza […]

20 Jun
10:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, and Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jenin said many army vehicles invaded Kufur Ra’ey town, south of Jenin, searched homes and abducted Mustafa Jamil Milhem, 22, […]

19 Jun
2:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including a blind man, in addition to a father and his two sons, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded several areas […]

19 Jun
10:51

Including Father And His Two Sons, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, broke into and searched homes, and abducted seven Palestinians, including a father and two of his sons, the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded Bethlehem city, before […]

18 Jun
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including the wife of a political prisoner, from their homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted at least six Palestinians, mainly children, from their homes in occupied […]

18 Jun
10:51

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Bethlehem, Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, Sunday, Wadi Shahin area, in the heart of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a young man. In the Gaza Strip, the Israeli navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats, in northern and central Gaza Strip. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian […]

16 Jun
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday morning, two young Palestinian man from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, after chasing them and firing gas bombs at them, in Wad Abu al-Hummus area, east of Bethlehem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers chased many Palestinians while trying to enter occupied Jerusalem for Friday prayers […]

15 Jun
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus And Qalqilia

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus and Qalqilia, and abducted nine Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the […]

14 Jun
10:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians, Abduct Three, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, before shooting four Palestinians and abducting two others, in addition to abducting one Palestinian in Husan town, west of Bethlehem. The invasion into the Deheishe refugee camp was carried out by […]

08 Jun
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians from the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, during invasions and violent searches of homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the city, […]

06 Jun
12:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Jerusalem, two in Bethlehem, and one in Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in occupied Jerusalem, interrogated […]

05 Jun
9:51

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the occupied West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, at dawn Monday, a Palestinian teenage boy, in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the town, and interrogated […]

04 Jun
9:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Husan, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, searched homes, before abducting a young Palestinian man, and summoned a teen for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Wa’ad Kamal […]

04 Jun
9:18

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night, three Palestinians from Jenin and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock, near Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, and abducted a young man, identified as Mahmoud Hussein Awartani, from Jenin, also in the northern part of the […]

29 May
10:18

Army Abducts Two Children In Bethlehem, Man In Jenin

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Monday, two children in Bethlehem governorate, and one man from the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and abducted Mo’men Ibrahim […]

25 May
8:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted seven Palestinians, including two siblings. Many army vehicles invaded Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia in the northern part of the West Bank, before the soldiers […]

24 May
11:32

Four Palestinian Youth Assaulted and Detained by Israeli Army

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, detained two Palestinian minors near the Israeli Salem military camp to the west of Jenin, said local sources. Sources told WAFA that Israeli army detained two minors aged 16 and 17, from Jenin refugee camp, while they near the Israeli Salem military camp. Earlier on Wednesday, […]

24 May
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and until morning hours Wednesday, at least fifteen Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West bank, and confiscated large sums of cash from several homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers attacked and injured civil guards of Al-Aqsa […]

24 May
9:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, Nablus And Jerusalem

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Nablus, and Jerusalem. The soldiers abducted Tareq Mousa Obeyyat, 33, after invading his home and searching it in Wad Abu Freiha area, in Beit Sahour city, east of Bethlehem. In addition, several […]

24 May
5:46

Donald Trump Forced to Change Travel Plans after Palestinians Protest in Bethlehem

Donald Trump abandoned plans to visit Bethlehem’s Church of Nativity, today, due to the presence of a Palestinian protest outside the building. The US President changed plans at the last minute, reportedly infuriating the Palestinian Authority by breaking with official protocol. Instead, Trump conducted a short meeting with Mahmoud Abbas […]

23 May
12:54

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Child Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child at the Container military roadblock, near Bethlehem, reportedly after he attempted to stab them. Palestinian medical sources have confirmed that the slain child has been identified as Raed Ahmad Radayda, 15, from the al-‘Obeydiyya town,  east of Bethlehem. The […]

22 May
6:28

Bethlehem: Palestinian Youth Slain after Alleged Stabbing Attempt

A 16-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli border police at Israel’s “Container” checkpoint, in the northeast of the Bethlehem area on Monday, after the teen allegedly attempted to stab Israeli forces stationed at the checkpoint. An Israeli police spokesperson said that a Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli border […]

22 May
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Nablus, Bethlehem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in the northern west Bank governorate of Nablus, one in Bethlehem, and one in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded the Askar […]

21 May
10:58

Israeli Colonists Uproot Grapevines, Spray Toxins

Illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, uprooted dozens of recently planted grapevines and sprayed at least 300 vines with toxins. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

21 May
10:13

Child Shot In The Head With Israeli Gas Bomb In Bethlehem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Sunday, that a child, only seven years of age, was shot with an Israeli gas bomb in the head, after the army invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The sources said that the child, identified as Hasan Issa, 7, […]

20 May
11:06

Child Dies From Wounds Suffered When Israeli Soldiers Shot Her Two Months Ago

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a Palestinian child died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds she suffered two months ago, after an Israeli soldier shot her at the Etzion junction, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Health Ministry said Fatima Jibril ‘Ayed Taqatqa, 15, died […]

20 May
10:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian In Bethlehem, Three In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, one Palestinian in ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and three others in Shweika area in Tulkarem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army vehicles invaded Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, before the soldiers searched homes, and abducted a young man, identified […]

20 May
12:54

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, six young Palestinian men, at the northern entrance of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank. The undercover officers infiltrated into the area, around Bilal Bin Rabah mosque, north of Bethlehem, and abducted the six young men before withdrawing back to the Rachel Tomb area, […]

18 May
5:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a Palestinian teen. Local sources said the soldiers abducted Qussai Omar Sbeih, 18, and took him to an unknown destination. They added that clashes took place in the town, after the […]

17 May
2:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including Two Siblings, in Bethlehem

BethlehemIsraeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Bethlehem city, in addition to Teqoua’ and Husan nearby towns, searched several homes and abducted five Palestinians, including two siblings, one of them only 16 years of age. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched and ransacked many […]

16 May
12:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated large sums of cash. The army said it also confiscated a weapon from one of the invaded homes. In the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the West […]

15 May
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron, Two In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in Hebron governorate, and two in Bethlehem, after the army invaded several homes and searched them. Mohammad Awad, a media activist from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, said the soldiers invaded ‘Aseeda, the ath-Thaher and downtown areas, and searched many […]

14 May
7:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Qalqilia and Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two siblings, from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia and Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that the soldiers invaded homes, in […]

12 May
8:34

Bethlehem: Putin Foundation for Culture and Economics Launched

A new complex named after Russian President Vladimir Putin was inaugurated on Thursday, in Bethlehem. Speaking via video conference from Sochi, in Russia, where he is meeting with Putin, President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas thanked Russia for its continuous support for the Palestinian people. He said, according to […]

11 May
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Man In Hebron, Confiscate His Car

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, one Palestinians from the al-Roosh al-Foqa village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and confiscated his car. The soldiers invaded the village, one of many communities surrounding Doura town, south of Hebron, before storming and searching many homes, and abducted […]

11 May
8:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, al-Khader town, south of the city and Wad Rahhal village, east of Bethlehem, and abducted four young Palestinian men. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several military jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, searched […]

10 May
8:45

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, from Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank, and summoned one woman for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, before the soldiers stormed and searched […]

09 May
8:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Fourteen Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in various parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked dozens of homes, in addition to three lathe workshops, and abducted at least sixteen Palestinians. The soldiers also summoned one Palestinian, identified as Jom’a Mohammad Abdul-Jalil, 24, from Teqoua’ […]

08 May
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a young man in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, in addition to a child and two siblings from Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated […]

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
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 […]

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, […]