Category Archives: Bethlehem

26 Apr
7:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Teen In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a wounded Palestinian teen from his home in Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and injured several other Palestinians. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the family home of Hussein Eyad Shahin, 17, and searched the property before abducting him. Several […]

25 Apr
7:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem, And One In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and one Palestinian in Bethlehem. The soldiers abducted Ahmad Yousef Obeid and Waseem Dari, after invading their homes and searching them in al-‘Isawiya, and moved them to an interrogation […]

24 Apr
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Bethlehem University’s Dean Of Students

Update:The army released the Dean of Students,  in the afternoon hours of the day. Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, the Dean of Students of Bethlehem University from his home in the Saff Street, in the center of Bethlehem city. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed […]

20 Apr
9:37

Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers South of Bethlehem

Israeli settlers, overnight, assaulted five Palestinians to south of Bethlehem, in the southern West Bank, said security sources. A group of settlers from Bat Ayin settlement, which is a part of the cluster of Israeli settlements making up the Gush Etzion bloc, intercepted five Palestinian chess referees and hurled stones […]

16 Apr
9:11

Elderly Palestinian Man Dies of Wounds after Being Run Over by Israeli Settler

An elderly Palestinian man, on Monday, has died of wounds he sustained as a result of being run over by a settler. The man, identified as Odeh Malash, 65, from Al-Doha town, in Bethlehem, the man was run over by an Israeli settler about a month ago, in the town […]

16 Apr
10:02

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injure One, in Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and Teqoua’ town, east of the city, abducted two Palestinians and injured one. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp and shot a young man with […]

12 Apr
10:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and injured many others near Jenin and Hebron. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after […]

11 Apr
10:02

Israeli Forces Target School with Tear Gas

Israeli forces, Wednesday, attacked a school with tear gas canisters in Nahalin town, to the west of Bethlehem, said a municipal source. The town’s deputy mayor Hani Fannun told WAFA that Israeli forces raided the town, particularly the school area, and surrounded Nahalin Secondary Boys School. He said that the […]

11 Apr
9:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his wife, in addition to a young man, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted an elderly man, identified […]

10 Apr
6:45

Israeli Forces & Settlers Drive Palestinian Farmers Off Their Land

Israeli forces and settlers, Tuesday, forced Palestinian farmers to leave their land in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. Hassan Brejieh, member of the anti-wall and anti-settlement committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA that Israeli forces and settlers broke into the land of Ibrahim Sbeih […]

08 Apr
11:28

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, from Saturday evening until Sunday at dawn, 28 Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The Israeli army issued a press release stating that its soldiers “arrested 28 wanted Palestinians,” and moved them to several detention and interrogation […]

08 Apr
8:22

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Summon Another, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, one Palestinian, and summoned another for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted Sufian Amer Ta’amra, 21, from his home in Beit Ta’mar area, east of Bethlehem, after invading his family’s home and violently […]

06 Apr
4:37

Army Abducts Three Children In Bethlehem, Injure Many In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinian children near the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and injured many others near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also attacked protesters in Kufur Qaddoum. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of […]

04 Apr
9:55

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Ras al-‘Ein area, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before storming the local Power Company, and abducted a young man, identified as Roshdi […]

03 Apr
12:26

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night until morning hours Tuesday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In a press release, the PPS said the soldiers abducted […]

02 Apr
9:00

Israeli Army Abducts Six Children In Jerusalem, Five Young Men In Bethlehem, Nablus And Qalilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinian children from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to abducting a young man in Bethlehem, three in Nablus, and one in Qalqilia, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Isawiya […]

01 Apr
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, including two teenage siblings, from their homes near Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched homes and abducted Ahmad Amjad […]

30 Mar
9:29

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man, Summon Two For Interrogation, In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, and ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, searched and ransacked homes, abducted one Palestinian and summoned two others for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that many […]

28 Mar
8:12

Soldiers Demolish Under-Construction Home And Walls, Destroys Graves Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and demolished an under-construction home, walls and destroyed graves. Local nonviolent activist Ibrahim Awadallah told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers invaded Ein Jweiza area, north of the village, and […]

27 Mar
7:16

Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian areas in several parts of the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched homes and abducted at least twenty Palestinians. In a statement, the Israeli army said its soldiers “arrested twenty wanted Palestinians,” in the West Bank. In occupied Jerusalem, the […]

26 Mar
12:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 43 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, 43 Palestinians, including a husband and his wife, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The Maan News Agency has reported that an Israeli military spokesperson confirmed to their agency that the soldiers arrested 43 Palestinians but did […]

25 Mar
8:40

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, and later released three of them. The army also installed many roadblocks. Media sources in Bethlehem, in the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the city, and […]

24 Mar
5:38

Bethlehem: 7,000 Run in Freedom for Palestinians Marathon (VIDEO)

Ukrainian Yuri Vladigier was crowned at the 6th Palestine International Marathon, held Friday, in Bethlehem . The marathon, which took place in front of the Church of the Nativity, in the city of Bethlehem, was attended by about 7,000 runner  contestants from 72 countries, in races including 42 km, 21 km, […]

23 Mar
9:02

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Teqoua’ town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and attacked Palestinian protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians marched in the town, chanting against the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine, including occupied Jerusalem, and […]

22 Mar
10:28

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem, Qalqilia And Hebron

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Jenin, Tulkarem, Qalqilia and Hebron, after storming and searching their homes. In Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, […]

21 Mar
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 27 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 27 Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 20 in Shu’fat refugee camp, east of occupied Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting the 27 young men. The […]

20 Mar
12:48

Israeli Colonizers Cut 30 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israel colonizers invaded, earlier Tuesday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, cut at least thirty olive trees, and took them away. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the Israeli assailants came from Bayt ‘Ayin […]

20 Mar
12:11

PPS: “Israeli soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including seven in occupied Jerusalem. The PPP said dozens of soldiers invaded the ar-Ram town, in Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad Yousef Ghazawna, Mohannad Ramadan Ghazawna, Odah […]

19 Mar
10:33

Army Fires Gas Bombs At A School Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Monday morning, many schoolchildren with gas bombs, in a secondary school in Teqoua’ town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Media sources said the soldiers fired at least ten gas bombs into the school, an issue that forced the administration to close all its […]

19 Mar
10:04

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers invaded Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, including a child, only 10 years of age. The abducted […]

17 Mar
2:58

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Man In Bethlehem

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, Friday, into the Manger Square area, in the center of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped a young Palestinian man, before withdrawing towards military roadblock #300, north of Bethlehem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the undercover soldiers drove a civilian car with Palestinian license […]

17 Mar
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Injure Sixteen Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, sixteen Palestinians near the northern entrance of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank. The soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters, and fired dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at them. Medical sources said the […]

15 Mar
7:59

Olive and Grape Trees to be Uprooted to Pave Settler-only Road near Bethlehem

Israeli authorities reportedly issued notices, on Wednesday, informing Palestinian residents of the southern occupied West Bank town of al-Khader, in the Bethlehem district, of their intentions to uproot olive trees in order to pave a settler-only road in the area. Official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned WAFA news agency reported, according to […]

14 Mar
9:31

VIDEO: Palestinian Culture and History Spotlighted after Tourism Agreement with Europe

An agreement signed between Masar Ibrahim al Khalil and representatives from seven European countries, on Monday night, marks a significant step forward for Palestinian tourism, says the Mayor of Bethlehem. The agreement between the Union of European Cultural Trails operating the pan-European St. James track and Masar Ibrahim, seeks to […]

14 Mar
12:41

Soldiers Halt Construction Of Five Palestinian Homes Near Bethlehem

The Israeli army invaded, Wednesday, Nahhalin town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and handed military orders halting the construction of five Palestinian homes. Hannoun Fannoun, a member of Nahhalin Town Council, said the five homes ae located in Sabeeha al-Foqa and Wad an-No’man areas, and added that […]

14 Mar
11:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many Palestinians communities in several parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked homes an abducted seven Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, in addition to invading the homes of a legislator and two journalists. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

13 Mar
6:34

Photos: Alrowwad Celebrates 20 Years of Culture in Aida Camp

The Association of Pioneers for Culture and Arts in Aida refugee camp celebrated 20 years of arts and culture classes with the opening of their new building Sunday night. Director General of Pioneers Association for Culture and Arts, Dr. Abdel-Fattah Abu Sorour, hailed the construction of the new building as […]

12 Mar
10:37

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Abduct 36 Palestinians In The West Bank And Gaza

Israeli soldiers and navy abducted, Monday, at least thirty-six Palestinians, including eleven fishermen, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and in Gaza waters, in Rafah, in the southern part of the besieged coastal region. In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded many homes […]

11 Mar
7:15

Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel Receives 50,000 Visitors on its First Anniversary

The Walled Off Hotel, located next to the Israeli apartheid wall with the “worst view in the world”  has just celebrated its first anniversary with over 50,000 visitors. The hotel, designed by the British graffiti artist Banksy, contains visual artworks about the occupation and apartheid, and has brought international attention since it […]

10 Mar
1:16

Palestinian Hospitalized After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted Him Near Bethlehem

A young Palestinian man was rushed, on Friday evening, to Beit Jala governmental hospital, after Israeli soldiers repeatedly assaulted him, and struck him with their rifles and batons. The young man, identified as Jihad Zawahra suffered moderate wounds, when a group of soldiers assaulted him after stopping him near the […]

08 Mar
12:11

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five young Palestinian men, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded Tulkarem refugee camp, searched homes and abducted Hazem Srouji and […]

07 Mar
11:27

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. It said that the soldiers conducted massive and violent invasions and searches of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting eleven, from […]

06 Mar
11:59

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians, Including A Young Woman, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Tuesday, seventeen Palestinians, including two siblings and a young woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes, in several […]

06 Mar
11:32

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians from the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Nablus, in northern West Bank, after invading and violently searching their homes, The Bethlehem office the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, […]

05 Mar
11:14

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, twelve Palestinians, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers interrogated many Palestinians, while inspecting their ID cards and searching their […]

01 Mar
11:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

March 1, 2018 11:09 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a physically challenged young man, after invading and searching their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the city, […]

28 Feb
11:07

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, after invading and ransacking them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers also interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and violently searched their homes, before abducting […]

25 Feb
10:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Bethlehem, Young Man In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two Palestinian children, and a young Palestinian man with French citizenship, in Bethlehem and Tulkarem, and summoned a child for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Teqoua’ town, east of the […]

23 Feb
11:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a child in addition to the father and the wife of a political prisoner, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers searched a few homes, interrogated Palestinians, and abducted Mohammad Shalabi. Many army jeeps […]

22 Feb
12:53

Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Thursday at dawn, twenty Palestinians during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Wajeeh Zoheir Awwad, 25, from his home in […]

22 Feb
3:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man, and assaulted another, after the army invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of soldiers gathered at the main entrance of the town, and attacked Palestinian protesters with live fire, rubber-coated […]

21 Feb
11:32

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, twenty-one Palestinians, including a father and two of his children, from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The abducted Palestinians have been identified as: Ahmad Bassem Hamed, 20, Ramallah. Mahmoud Mohammad Jom’a, 21, Ramallah. Jihad Nidal […]

21 Feb
8:41

Israel Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including children and a former political prisoner, in Jerusalem and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes and interrogated several Palestinians before abducting the eight Palestinians. The abducted Palestinians have been identified as: Ebada Najeeb, […]

20 Feb
10:37

Army Abducts Two Palestinians From Bethlehem And One From Jenin

February 20, 2018 10:37 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening and at night, and on Tuesday at dawn, two Palestinians from Bethlehem, and one from Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, […]

19 Feb
12:00

PPS: “Israel Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Monday, nineteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. It added that many of the […]

15 Feb
7:32

Bethlehem: Israel to Open Settler Road, Build New Housing Units

Israeli occupation authorities have reportedly approved the construction of a settlement road, and the establishment of housing units on land in the towns of Beit Jala and  Al Khader, in the Bethlehem governorate. According to WAFA, Israeli reports said the Israeli government approved the construction of a settlement road, extending […]

15 Feb
11:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians, Injure Two, In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from their homes, and injured two others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers surround and invaded Deir Abu Mashal village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and violently searched many homes […]

14 Feb
10:37

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 28 Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

13 Feb
7:13

Five Grants for Developing Community Tourism in Palestine Signed by Masar Ibrahim

The Masar Ibrahim Al-Khalil organization, on Monday, signed five grants from the World Bank to a group of individuals and institutions aiming to implement developmental projects, for the purpose of activating, developing and sustaining community tourism in Palestine. Executive director of the organization, George Rishmawi, said that they are supporting […]

13 Feb
11:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted thirteen Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded Nour Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem in northern West Bank, […]

12 Feb
11:10

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians, during massive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded […]

11 Feb
10:58

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked a home in the at-Tour neighborhood (Mount Of Olives), overlooking the Old City, and abducted a […]

10 Feb
11:00

Soldiers Assault And Detain Three Palestinian Workers Near Bethlehem

February 10, 2018 11:00 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted and briefly detained, Saturday, three Palestinian workers from ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, causing various cuts and bruises, before they were rushed to a local hospital. The soldiers chased a group of workers, who were trying to enter occupied Jerusalem, in […]

07 Feb
2:48

Soldiers Attack Peaceful Procession In Bethlehem, Abduct Four Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, many students who marched in Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted four. The Palestinians marched from Bab az-Zqaq area, heading towards Jerusalem-Hebron road, before reaching the northern entrance of Bethlehem, where the soldiers started firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at them. The […]

07 Feb
2:30

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Wednesday, at least 29 Palestinians, including one woman and several children, in various parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted eleven Palestinians, including four children who were kidnapped by […]

06 Feb
9:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin and Salfit governorates, in the occupied West Bank, and confiscated a laptop from the home of a former political prisoner in Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers […]

05 Feb
6:45

Palestinians Protest US Imposed UNRWA Cuts (VIDEO)

The Refugee Youth Movement, on Monday, held a protest outside the main UNRWA office in Bethlehem, against the reductions in the agency’s services, after US president DonaldTrump’s administration cut its funding. According to the PNN, the participants raised banners protesting the cuts and recent US resolutions impacting the rights of […]

05 Feb
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, 21 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Committee stated that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings, identified as Fadi and Moneeb Ghneimat, in addition […]

05 Feb
9:20

Army Abducts Four Children In Bethlehem and Ramallah, Young Man In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinian children from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Bethlehem. On Sunday evening, the soldiers abducted a young man near Jenin. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of […]

04 Feb
8:12

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

February 4, 2018 8:12 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Nahhalin and Beit Fajjar towns, west and south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians, including one child. The soldiers violently searched many homes Nahhalin and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. During […]

01 Feb
4:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Bethlehem

February 1, 2018 4:26 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two Palestinian children near the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted the two children near Bilal Bin Rabat Mosque, and took them to an unknown destination. […]

31 Jan
9:06

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Nablus, Qalqilia, And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening and Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians near Nablus, Qalqilia, and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers installed a military roadblock at the Jenin-Nablus road, near Zawiya village junction, and stopped a Palestinian car […]

30 Jan
6:58

VIDEO: Palestinian Activists in Bethlehem Drum Out US Delegation from Chamber of Commerce and Industry

A group of Palestinian activists expelled an American delegation visiting the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on Tuesday. The activists carried banners representing the American and Israeli racist administrations, after they entered a hall where a meeting was held with Palestinian businessmen as part of the cooperation between the […]

30 Jan
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifty-Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fifty-four Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 33 in Jerusalem, after invading their homes and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted 33 Palestinians, including several children, during extensive and […]

29 Jan
10:43

VIDEO: Palestinians Hold Demonstration Outside UNRWA Headquarters in Bethlehem

The Palestinian youth movement on Monday organized a protest in front of UNRWA headquarters in Bethlehem and closed down the office, in response to the cuts of the agency’s services following U.S. administration decision to cut aid to the Palestinians. Mohammed Abu Srour, a youth activist, said that the movement’s […]

29 Jan
9:17

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday afternoon, two Palestinians, including a child, in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and in Shu’fat neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, and abducted Hasan Khaled Salah, 18. They added that […]

29 Jan
10:24

Soldiers Demolish Two Under-Construction Residential Buildings In Beit Jala

January 29, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday morning, two under-construction residential buildings in Be’er ‘Owna area, in Beit Jala city, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, after surrounding and isolating the area. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies, said a large military force invaded […]

29 Jan
9:57

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Tulkarem and Hebron, in addition to detaining, and interrogating, six others, and wounding one, near Nablus. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, […]

25 Jan
8:45

Army Abducts One Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday morning, a young Palestinian man from 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 many army jeeps invaded the town, searched homes and abducted one […]

24 Jan
9:56

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman and a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, including one woman and a child, in […]

23 Jan
8:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, three Palestinians, including two children, at the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and near Husan village, west of Bethlehem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted two children, identified as Mohammad Adel Mahmoud, 14, and Ahmad Khader Shamali, from […]

22 Jan
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a legislator, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched homes in Kafr Malek and Kharbatha al-Misbah […]

21 Jan
8:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, stormed and violently searched homes, abducted three Palestinians, and summoned one for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Baha’ Aref al-‘Amour, 22, from Teqoua’ town, east […]

20 Jan
11:40

Army Summons Four Palestinians For Interrogation In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, many homes in Jenin and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and searched them before summing for Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers summoned Ahmad Husam Touqan, and his brother, Mo’men for interrogation in Salem […]

19 Jan
3:15

Armenian Patriarch Arrives in Bethlehem to Usher in Further Christmas Celebrations

January 19, 2018 3:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Holy sites, News Report 0

The Orthodox Armenian patriarch of Jerusalem, Nourhan Manougian, arrived on Thursday at Manager Square in Bethlehem, heading a procession of Armenian clergy and notables, ushering in the start of Armenian Christmas celebrations and the Feast of the Epiphany. Manougian’s procession started from the Armenian Patriarchate, located within the Monastery of […]

18 Jan
8:28

Soldiers Summon Child, 9, For Interrogation In Bethlehem, Abduct Young Man In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and summoned a child, only nine years of age, for interrogation in the nearby Etzion military base and security center. The soldiers also invaded Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, and abducted a young man. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian […]

17 Jan
10:17

Settlers Break into Bethlehem District School

Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, broke into a school in the village of Beit Ta’mir, east of Bethlehem, and damaged some of its content, said local government sources. WAFA reported that, according to Hasan Briejeh, representative of the wall and settlements committee, Israeli settlers broke into the Challenge 5 School, breaking […]

17 Jan
8:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, many homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and violently searched them, before abducting at twenty-two Palestinians, including children, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday morning, the soldiers abducted a college student in Bethlehem. The PPS said that the soldiers […]

16 Jan
8:21

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and buildings, and injured five young men. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at many protesters, who hurled […]

15 Jan
12:45

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Fifth Day

January 15, 2018 12:45 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that a Palestinian detainee, held by Israeli under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, in ongoing with a hunger strike, he started five days ago. The PPS said that detainee Ayyoub Yacoub al-‘Asa, 33, from the al-Obeydiyya town Bethlehem, was moved […]

15 Jan
11:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them, and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, from several parts of […]

15 Jan
9:24

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Azzoun, Near Qalqilia

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, al-Khader and Teqoua’ towns, south and east of the city, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians, in addition to summing a child, only ten years of age, for interrogation. The soldiers also invaded ‘Azzoun town, […]

15 Jan
2:07

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Nablus, Abduct A Teen With Disability In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also invaded the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, and abducted a physically-disabled teen. Media sources in Nablus said many […]

12 Jan
2:57

Israeli Soldiers Attack Protesters In Several Parts Of The West Bank And Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching against the ongoing Israeli occupation, and oppression, and the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. The protests started on Friday afternoon, before the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, and fired injured many Palestinians. […]

12 Jan
2:19

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Bethlehem

January 12, 2018 2:19 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, who marched near the al-‘Azza refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, as part of ongoing protests against Donald Trump’s illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as a unified capital of Israel, and abducted two. The Palestinians marched following Friday prayers in the al-Azza […]

10 Jan
1:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and two others at a roadblock, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday at noon, the soldiers installed a military […]

10 Jan
5:17

Army Injures A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

January 10, 2018 5:17 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man with a live round in his leg, after the army invaded Teqoua’ town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and attacked protesters, marching in their town. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ through its western entrance, near […]

09 Jan
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Attack Protesters In Bethlehem

January 9, 2018 12:59 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, dozens of Palestinian protesters, who marched from the center of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank, heading towards the northern entrance of the city. The Palestinians marched from Bab Zqaq area, heading towards Hebron-Jerusalem Roads, then near Bilal Bin Rabah mosque, at the northern entrance […]

09 Jan
12:25

Army Abducts At Least Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, massive invasions into homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and abducted at least thirteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Qusra village, […]

08 Jan
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers carried out massive invasions into many communities in the West Bank, stormed and violently […]