Category Archives: Bethlehem

19 Jun
12:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated cash from some of the invaded homes, in addition to seizing one car. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers located weapons in some of the homes, and […]

14 Jun
1:17

Israeli Colonizers Cut 200 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian olive orchards in Khirbet Beit Iskariya village, southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and cut 200 trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the Israeli assailants cut at […]

14 Jun
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and one in Nur Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, after searching their homes. Media sources in Bethlehem said dozens of soldiers invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, before storming and violently searching homes, […]

12 Jun
11:31

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Nablus, Hebron, And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Tuesday, five young Palestinian men in Nablus, Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded Beit Dajan village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched the home of Radwan […]

11 Jun
11:11

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Salfit, Injure One

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a father and his son, in Bethlehem and Salfit governorates, in the occupied West Bank, and injured a young man. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Saff Street, in the center of […]

11 Jun
3:43

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Eighth Day

A Palestinian detainee from Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, is ongoing with a hunger strike for the eighth consecutive day, protesting his detention, and a recent arbitrary Administrative Detention, holding him captive without charges. The Palestinian, identified as Hasan Hassanein Shouka, 30, was abducted by the soldiers on […]

10 Jun
1:04

Army Abducts 14 Palestinians, Including Three Siblings, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, fourteen Palestinians, including three siblings, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Tulkarem governorate, in northern West Bank, searched many homes and abducted Eyad Mohammad […]

10 Jun
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Siblings In Ramallah, One In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Sunday morning, three Palestinian siblings from their home near Ramallah, and a young man near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Rima town, north of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted three siblings, identified as Hammad, Jaber and Majd Awad Rimawi, […]

10 Jun
10:03

Army Attacks Palestinian Medics In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian ambulance crew while they were trying to rescue persons who were injured in a traffic accident near the illegal Gush Etzion colonialist block, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Mohammad Awad, the head of the Emergency Department of the Bethlehem […]

09 Jun
9:11

Israeli Forces Assault Medics near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers, on Saturday evening, assaulted Palestinian medics while they were attempting to reach the wounded in a traffic accident which occurred outside the illegal settlement of Gush Etzion, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC). Director of PRC in […]

09 Jun
10:26

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli Soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinians, including a child, in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded Hebron, in southern West Bank, and broke into the home of a father of two Palestinians who were killed by the army in 2003. Several […]

08 Jun
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes in the town, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted two. The abducted Palestinians have been identified as Majdi Thawabta, 24, and Moayyad […]

08 Jun
3:10

Bethlehem Mayor Meets with Paphos Counterpart to Discuss Future Efforts

On July 6th , Mayor of Bethlehem Anton Salman met with the Mayor of Paphos, Phedonas Phedonas, in the presence of the Municipal Council Member Shireen Bandak-Mauge, and, from the Mayor’s office, Ikram Juha. For his part, Salman spoke about the general situation in the city of Bethlehem, especially with regard to political and touristic realities, […]

05 Jun
12:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including a member of the City Council in Hebron, and shot one Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded many communities in the West Bank, searched many homes, and abducted at least twelve, after […]

04 Jun
11:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fourteen Palestinian in the occupied West Bank, including nine who were taken prisoner from their homes in Hebron. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many […]

03 Jun
11:18

Updated: Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, at least ten Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said many army jeeps invaded at dawn, ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, and abducted Mos’ab Adam al-Baraq’a, 16. It added that the soldiers […]

01 Jun
12:07

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, Including A Journalist, In Bethlehem, Abduct One In Jenin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinians, who were trying to enter Jerusalem for Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and injured many of them, including a journalist. The soldiers also abducted a young man near Jenin, in northern West bank. The soldiers attacked the Palestinians in Wad […]

31 May
10:25

Army Injures Five Palestinians, Abducts One, In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, early on Friday morning, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, injured five Palestinians and abducted one. The soldiers invaded the refugee camp through its main entrance, and fired many live rounds, including expanding bullets, and gas bombs, at many […]

30 May
6:11

Israel Approves 450 New Colonialist Units In Bethlehem

The so-called “Civil Administration Office,” run by the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, has approved the construction of 450 units in illegal colonies built on Palestinian lands, south and east of Bethlehem. The new units will be part of Gush Etzion colonialist block, while the Regional Council in […]

29 May
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Qalqilia, Salfit And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six young Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Salfit and Bethlehem, and injured a recovering patient after assaulting him in his home. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in northern […]

28 May
2:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said Israeli soldiers conducted, on Sunday at night and Monday at dawn, extensive and violent searched of homes and property in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted 28 Palestinians, including 15 in Ramallah. In Jerusalem, dozens of soldiers invade the al-‘Isawiya town, […]

26 May
5:02

Israeli Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli colonizers invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and cut dozens of trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the colonizers cut 25 Peach trees, and 35 grapevines, owned by a local […]

24 May
9:31

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Nablus And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians, from their homes in Nablus and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded stores near Bethlehem and examined surveillance recordings. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers […]

22 May
12:13

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron, Searches Homes In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after searching their homes, in addition to invading and searching homes in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded […]

21 May
7:36

Palestinian Activists Expel an American Delegation from Bethlehem District (VIDEO)

Palestinian activists expel an American delegation from Beit Jala in response to the opening of the embassy in Jerusalem -21/5/2018 A group of Palestinian resistance activists expelled a US Consulate delegation from a graduation ceremony, for Palestinian students who were studying in US study programs, at one of  Beit Jala […]

21 May
9:35

Army Abducts A Child, Searches Homes, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian child in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and searched many homes in the town, and in Teqoua, south of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched homes in Beit Fajjar, and abducted Sari […]

17 May
2:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in several parts of the occupied West Bank, violently searched homes and abducted fourteen Palestinians, including a legislator.  Dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted Ahmad Jalal […]

16 May
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, after invading and violently searching their homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded Be’er al-Basha village, south of […]

15 May
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted at least nineteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searched of homes. The soldiers invaded many communities in several governorates of the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

14 May
11:26

Army Installs Two Iron Gates On Roads Leading To Farmlands Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers installed, Monday, two iron gates on agricultural roads leading to Palestinian farmlands 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 soldiers installed the iron gates at […]

14 May
11:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a child, and summoned a woman for interrogation, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers searched homes and abducted Ahmad Abu Salem, Mohammad […]

13 May
11:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded the al-Asakra village, east of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Yazan Khaled al-Kamel, 18, […]

12 May
8:08

Army Injures Four Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, four young Palestinian men at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate in central West Bank. The soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters who marched at the northern entrance of the town, and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas […]

10 May
11:07

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israel soldiers abducted on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded Beit Jala city, northwest of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Mahmoud Ibrahim Awadallah, 23. The soldiers also invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted […]

09 May
10:13

Soldiers Prevent A Palestinian From Building A Wall Around His Land In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers prevented, Wednesday, a Palestinian farmer from Nahhalin village, west of Bethlehem, from building a wall around his lands in the an-Nossiyya area, north of the town. Hani Fannoun, the deputy-mayor of Nahhalin Local Council, said the soldiers verbally informed Mahmoud Abdul-Jalil Zakarna, that the army will not allow […]

07 May
9:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, after the army invaded and searched them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli invasions targeted dozens of communities in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Salfit, Jenin and Nablus, before […]

07 May
5:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem And Hebron

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, after storming and searching their homes, in Bethlehem, Hebron and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the al-Baloa’ area, in the al-Khader town south of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Jamal […]

05 May
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Issue Orders Halting Construction Of A Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers issued, Friday, orders for halting the construction of a Palestinian home, and the demolition of a wall around a land, in Ein Jweiza area in the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Ibrahim Awadallah, a local nonviolent activist, said the soldiers handed Issa al-Atrash […]

03 May
12:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twelve Palestinians from their homes in the several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, during extensive military invasions and violent searches of homes. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in […]

30 Apr
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, twenty-two Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in various governorates of the West Bank, before abducting twenty-two Palestinians, including two former political prisoners. One […]

30 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including a student of Birzeit University who was taken prisoner for a campus dorm. The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern […]

29 Apr
12:12

Army Invades Homes, Abducts Five Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, many communities in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron, Qalqilia And Ramallah, searched and ransacked homes and abducted five Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a child, identified […]

29 Apr
2:50

Israel to Seize Lands in Bethlehem Area

Israeli authorities served notifications, on Saturday to seize 42 dunams of land in the village of al-Khadir, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, a local activist said. Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the village, told WAFA that Israeli forces notified Palestinians from the […]

28 Apr
9:13

Army Abducts One Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the town, searched homes and abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad Mansour Thawabta, 19. […]

27 Apr
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, five young Palestinian men, after invading and searching their homes in Bethlehem, and Qalqilia. Several army jeeps invaded Far’ata village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, before the soldiers stormed and […]

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 […]