Category Archives: Bethlehem

09 Oct
12:01

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

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

09 Oct
10:41

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Bethlehem

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

08 Oct
10:01

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

07 Oct
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

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

05 Oct
12:04

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

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

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

03 Oct
2:31

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

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

03 Oct
5:30

Watchtower As A Neighbor in Arroub Refugee Camp

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

01 Oct
11:02

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

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

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

01 Oct
9:40

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

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

30 Sep
5:22

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

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

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

29 Sep
10:10

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

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

27 Sep
10:59

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

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

26 Sep
9:52

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

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

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

26 Sep
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Jenin

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

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

26 Sep
1:56

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

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

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

26 Sep
1:35

Israeli Colonists Pump Sewage Into Farmlands Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists pumped, on Monday evening, sewage water into Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the colonists, from Efrat illegal colony which […]

25 Sep
11:15

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

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

25 Sep
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

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

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

24 Sep
12:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Bethlehem And Hebron

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

24 Sep
8:50

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

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

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

23 Sep
8:54

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bethlehem, Summon Two Palestinians For Interrogation

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

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

22 Sep
10:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Hebron

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

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

19 Sep
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

18 Sep
9:47

Banksy Art to be Sold at The Walled Off Hotel

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

18 Sep
6:21

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Bethlehem

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

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

17 Sep
9:49

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

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

15 Sep
11:28

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

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

12 Sep
10:27

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In the West Bank

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

11 Sep
8:43

Settlers Attack Children’s School near Bethlehem

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

11 Sep
1:49

Palestinians Rebuild Demolished School East of Bethlehem

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

10 Sep
5:01

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Bethlehem

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

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

10 Sep
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Surround A School That Was Previously Demolished In Bethlehem

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

09 Sep
1:28

Israel Transfers Corpses Of Two Slain Palestinians Back To Their Families

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

08 Sep
2:06

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

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

04 Sep
1:49

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

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

04 Sep
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Jenin

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

04 Sep
3:23

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

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

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

30 Aug
11:38

Army Abducts Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

30 Aug
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Tulkarem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

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

29 Aug
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

28 Aug
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

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

27 Aug
9:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

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

24 Aug
11:09

Israel Promotes Plans For Three New Colonies In Gush Etzion Bloc

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

24 Aug
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

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

23 Aug
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Stop A Truck, Uncover Large Weapons Cache

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

23 Aug
10:50

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

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

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

20 Aug
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah, One In Tulkarem

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

19 Aug
10:52

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

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

19 Aug
5:47

Settlers Assault Palestinian Bus Driver

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

18 Aug
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Ramallah

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

18 Aug
1:11

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

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

17 Aug
10:09

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

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

17 Aug
3:56

Settler Caravans Erected Near Bethlehem

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

14 Aug
11:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

14 Aug
11:03

Army Injures A Palestinian Worker In Bethlehem

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

14 Aug
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Tulkarem

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

13 Aug
10:46

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

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

09 Aug
10:38

Soldiers Bulldoze Farmlands Near Bethlehem To Conduct Training

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

09 Aug
10:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

09 Aug
9:29

Army Injures And Abducts Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

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

07 Aug
9:17

Army Abducts Seven Palestinian Children In Bethlehem

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

06 Aug
7:00

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

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

06 Aug
6:39

Donald Trump Inspires Graffiti on Bethlehem Wall

U.S. President Donald Trumpā€™s promise for a wall along the Mexican border went viral last year, and, on Friday, the promise left its mark on Israelā€™s apartheid wall in Bethlehem. Drawings of Trump hugging an Israeli army watch-tower with hearts surrounding him and an imageĀ of Trump saying, ā€œIā€™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: ā€œArmy Abducts Nineteen Palestinians In the West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ 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 Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded ā€˜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 Teqouaā€™ […]

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

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 Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded several homes and abducted Majdi Radi al-Juneidi and Abdul-Elah Mohammad Saā€™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 ā€œattempted to stab them.ā€ 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 Bilā€™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 Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mousa Mohammad al-ā€˜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 Prisonersā€™ 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 Teqouaā€™ 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: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Nablus And Jeninā€

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 Prisonerā€™s Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Marah Rabah village, south of the city, and Teqouaā€™ […]

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 Prisonersā€™ 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-ā€˜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 Teqouaā€™ town, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after he allegedly ā€œattempted to ram soldiers with his car, and attempted to stab them.ā€ The Palestinian man has been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Jibreel, 25, from Teqouaā€™ 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-ā€˜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 Settlerā€™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. TheĀ  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 Prisonersā€™ 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-ā€˜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-ā€˜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 […]