Category Archives: Bethlehem

31 Jul
8:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a young man. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed the refugee camp from its main entrance, near the Jerusalem-Hebron city, before invading and searching homes, […]

30 Jul
8:21

Including Four Journalists, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including four journalists, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes and buildings, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded […]

29 Jul
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Al-Khader

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes in 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 the soldiers stormed and searched homes, and interrogated several […]

28 Jul
9:03

Italian Painters Detained for Painting Ahed Tamimi’s Image on Apartheid Wall

Israeli forces, on Saturday, detained the Italian painters who painted a mural depicting jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed al-Tamimi, on the Israeli separation wall, to the north of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, said Munther Amira, a Palestinian Social Worker, activist and human rights defender. The activist said, according […]

25 Jul
10:42

Army Abducts A Teenage Boy In Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Wednesday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a teenage boy from his home. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said a few army jeeps invaded the town from […]

25 Jul
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Moath Thouqan, the son of imprisoned university lecturer […]

25 Jul
12:37

Bethlehem: Israeli Troops Release Dogs on Prisoner’s Family

In a raid on the Wadi Ma’ali neighborhood, at 4:30 a.m., near Bethlehem’s Old City, Israeli soldiers raided the homes of Palestinian prisoner Ayyad al-Hreimi’s family, resulting in two hospitalizations from dog bites, and the arrest of al-Hreimi’s 19-year-old cousin, Mohannad. Two of al-Hreimi’s brothers were already imprisoned when al-Hreimi’s […]

24 Jul
11:03

Israel Surveys Palestinian Land in Bethlehem

Israeli authorities conducted a land survey of a Palestinian-owned piece of land belonging to the Sbeih family, in Harmala village, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, on Tuesday. Owner and local resident Nasri Sbeih said, according to Ma’an, that the family was surprised by the arrival of […]

24 Jul
8:40

Protesting Administrative Detention; Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The “Detainees’ Media Office” has reported, Monday, that six Palestinian detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with hunger strike, rejecting their illegal detention. The detainees are demanding the Prison Authority to stop holding them under such orders, by either releasing them, […]

24 Jul
8:01

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Woman In Hebron, Two Young Men In Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a woman from Hebron, and two young men from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers searched homes throughout […]

23 Jul
8:30

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS sad the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, before abducting at least eleven. It identified the […]

23 Jul
6:46

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, killed one child, injured two young men and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the camp, before storming […]

22 Jul
8:17

More Settlement Units Approved in West Bank

 Israeli occupation government approved, on Sunday, the establishment of a new unit in the illegal settlement of “Matassad” that was built on the land of Palestinian citizens to the southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. “The Hebrew media talked about the Israeli government’s approval for the construction of […]

21 Jul
7:46

Israel Approves 20 New Colonialist Units Near Bethlehem

The Israel “Planning and Construction Committee” has approved the construction of twenty new units in the illegal Matzad colony, built on private Palestinian lands, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Hassan Breijiyya, the representative of the Committee Against The Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said Israel has […]

20 Jul
5:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Bethlehem, Two Young Men From Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted a child. The army also abducted two young men near Jenin and Jerusalem. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers abducted […]

19 Jul
5:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

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

18 Jul
8:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday, at last twenty-seven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers violently invaded and searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, before abducting twenty-eight, including a female photojournalist, […]

17 Jul
4:13

Israeli Military Issues Orders Illegally Confiscating Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south o the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and posted orders for the illegal confiscation of 120 Dunams. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the Palestinians found the […]

17 Jul
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Tuesday, at least sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers […]

16 Jul
11:53

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from several governorates of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted at least ten. One of the […]

16 Jul
11:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Tulkarem And Jenin

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The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least five Palestinians in Bethlehem, Tulkarem and Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes in the invaded communities, interrogated several Palestinians and abducted five. […]

15 Jul
1:26

Two Detainees Suspend Hunger Strike; Three Others Continue

Luay Akka, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, stated Sunday that two detainees have suspended their hunger strikes after reaching agreements with the Israeli Prison Authority, ending their arbitrary Administrative Detention, holding them captive without charges or trial, while three others continue their strike, demanding their freedom. Akka said […]

11 Jul
1:05

Army Turns Under Construction Home Into A Military Post

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and occupied an under-construction home before turning his rooftop into a monitoring post. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers invaded Abu Sood […]

11 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinian In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded several communities in the occupied West Bank, before breaking into and violently searching dozens of homes, and abducted nineteen Palestinians in addition to illegally confiscating cash, a mobile phone and a laptop from one of the homes. The PPS […]

10 Jul
2:26

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted at least sixteen. The […]

07 Jul
9:53

Settlers Continue to Destroy Hundreds of Vineyards in Bethlehem-area Town

Israeli settlers, on Saturday, cut down hundreds of fruitful vineyards belonging to Palestinians in the town of al-Khader, in the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, said a local activist. Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the town, told WAFA correspondence that Israeli settlers cut down around 200 […]

06 Jul
1:21

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. On Thursday evening, the soldiers abducted a civil authority official from Gaza. Media sources in Bethlehem said several army jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, searched homes and abducted […]

05 Jul
10:41

Israeli Colonizers Cut 350 Grapevines In Bethlehem

Israeli colonizers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and cut at least 350 grapevines, near the illegal Daniel colony, built on Palestinian lands. Ahmad Salah the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

03 Jul
1:26

Army Demolishes A Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday morning, a Palestinian home in Battir town, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded the al-Khimar area, in Battir, and demolished a 120 square/meter home, owned by Raed Abu Harithiya. The Palestinian said he submitted to the Israeli side, mainly the so-called […]

03 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, and injured one, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers shot a young man in Qaffin town, north of […]

01 Jul
11:37

Undercover Forces Kidnap A Palestinian From Bethlehem

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, on Monday at night, into Beit Jala city, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped a young Palestinian man. Dressed as civilians, the soldiers, driving a car with Palestinian license plates, broke into a coffeeshop in the Sahl area in Beit Jala, kidnapped […]

30 Jun
3:57

Israeli Colonizers Cut Palestinian Olive Trees, Grapevines, Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Ein al-Qassis area in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and cut more than 20 trees and grapevines, in addition to destroying walls. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

28 Jun
11:08

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twenty Palestinians, including one woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank and summoned a young woman for interrogation. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, […]

28 Jun
2:51

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday at night, a young Palestinian man in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the towns, especially the al-Bawwaba area, and attacked protesters with live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Medical sources said the soldiers […]

27 Jun
12:02

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, including a husband and his wife, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, interrogated dozens of Palestinians and abducted the eleven residents, […]

27 Jun
10:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, in Bethlehem and Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, and searched several […]

25 Jun
4:50

Israeli Soldiers Isolate Beit Fajjar Town

A large military force invaded, on Sunday evening, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, before surrounding and isolating it, reportedly after shots were fires at Migdal Oz nearby illegal colony. The soldiers initiated extensive searches in Beit Fajjar, reportedly looking for a car that sped […]

24 Jun
2:11

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded dozens of communities across the West Bank, violently searched homes, interrogated Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

24 Jun
1:09

Army Halts Construction Of Three Homes In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Nahhalin town, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and handed orders for halting the construction of three Palestinian homes. Hani Fannoun, the deputy mayor of Nahhalin, said the army targeted the under-construction 80 square/meter home of Ali Abdul-Hafeth Shakarna, the 120 square/meter home of […]

24 Jun
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, and summoned one for interrogation, after invading and searching their homes, in Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Wad Maali area, in […]

24 Jun
3:48

Four Israeli Soldiers Injured Near Bethlehem

Four Israeli soldiers were injured Saturday night, after being hit by a Palestinian car near Husan town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Update: Jun 24, 2018 @ 16:14 The Palestinian driver turned himself in to the army, and was taken by the soldiers to an interrogation facility. […]

23 Jun
1:15

Updated: Army Shoots A Young Man Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot, Saturday, a young Palestinian man at the Container Military roadblock, north of Bethlehem, in the occupied West bank. The soldiers shot the young man with a live round in his leg and prevented Palestinian medics from even approaching them. His identity, and the reason for shooting him, […]

22 Jun
1:12

Army Injures A Young Man, Abducts Another, South Of Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot a young man with three rubber-coated steel bullets, and abducted another from his home. Media sources in Bethlehem said many Palestinian youngsters hurled stones and empty bottles at […]

22 Jun
3:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Injure Five Others, Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, five young Palestinian men, and shot five others, in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Several armored military jeeps invaded the towns, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, causing damage, and abducted five young men, including Ahmad […]

21 Jun
9:34

Bethlehem Protests PA Sanctions on Gaza

A protest took place in Bethlehem, yesterday evening, against  Palestinian Authority (PA) sanctions on the Gaza Strip. Around one hundred people gathered at six pm, filling the island between Bethlehem’s Hebron Road and Children’s Road. “We are protesting the sanctions that the PA has put on Gaza, including withholding money, […]

21 Jun
12:02

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank.”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Thursday, twenty Palestinians, including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. One of the abducted Palestinians is an author, intellectual and human rights activist, former political […]

21 Jun
8:53

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In Nablus, Bethlehem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, ten Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Nablus, Bethlehem and Hebron, after the army stormed and violently searched many homes. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said several army jeeps invaded the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the city, and […]

20 Jun
2:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man while driving his car near Um Salmouna village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired live rounds at a car, moderately wounding Ahmad Nasser Thawabta, 27, from Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem. Palestinian […]

20 Jun
1:57

Army To Demolish Wells And A Shed Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers delivered, Wednesday, demolition orders targeting seven wells and a shed, in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers handed seven orders for the demolition of water wells built on private Palestinian lands. The wells are owned by Ahmad Khalaf Jibreel, Ibrahim Mohammad Jibreel, […]

20 Jun
10:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers conducted very violent searches of dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, before abducting twenty, and took them to various […]

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 […]