Category Archives: Jerusalem

21 Sep
12:23

Settlers Continue to Raid Al-Aqsa

September 21, 2017 12:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli settlers, on Wednesday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Maghariba gate, under heavy protection of Israeli police. Local sources said, according to Al Ray, that around 131 Israeli settlers stormed the mosque, toured its compound and listened to Talmudic rituals. The sources pointed out that […]

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 Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded many […]

18 Sep
11:02

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, earlier Monday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted seven Palestinians, identified as Luay Shakhsheer, Mohammad Edkeidik, Mohammad Abu Naab, Mustafa Kashour, We’am Jaradat and Abdullah […]

18 Sep
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Building Near Jerusalem

September 18, 2017 10:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the village of al-Za’im, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian residential building. The soldiers surrounded the village before many army jeeps, and military bulldozers, invaded it, and demolished the building, owned by Mohammad Awad Sa’iri. The Israeli army claims that the building […]

18 Sep
9:26

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 18, 2017 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and abducted Fares Yousef Mkheimar, from his home in Shu’fat refugee camp, and Mostafa […]

17 Sep
10:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians During A Wedding Near Jerusalem

September 17, 2017 10:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday at night, many Palestinians participating in a wedding ceremony in the town of al-‘Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted four young men. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers installed a roadblock near Maale Adumim colony, close to the main entrance of […]

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 […]

13 Sep
11:39

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Jerusalem

September 13, 2017 11:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Palestinians suffered, Wednesday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and Hizma town, northeast of the city, and fired gas bombs during ensuing clashes. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the two towns, and searched a few […]

13 Sep
5:52

Palestinian Abducted by Israeli Forces as Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

September 13, 2017 5:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces took into custody an employee of the Department of Awqaf in al-Aqsa Mosque while dozens of settlers stormed the courtyard of the mosque, on Tuesday morning. Local sources stated, according to Al Ray, that the occupation arrested the employee of the Reconstruction Committee of the Awqaf Department, Mahmoud […]

12 Sep
10:27

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In the West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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
9:08

Netanyahu Has Lost the Freedom of Speech Game

by Motasem A Dalloul Days of Palestine In an attempt to persuade the media, diplomats and academics that he was true to ban Al-Jazeera, Israeli PM foolishly took a measure that spoiled his plan. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has always claimed proudly that Israel is the only democracy in […]

11 Sep
9:00

Report: Demolitions Continue as Settlement Activities Increase by 85% in 2017

Jamal al-Shobaki, Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Egypt and its permanent representative at the Arab League, said in a statement that the Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories has increased by 85% if compared to the same period in 2016. He indicated, according to Al Ray […]

11 Sep
12:48

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, at least fourteen Palestinians from their homes, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, identified as ’Akef […]

11 Sep
2:13

Soldiers Teargas Students in Abu Dis

Israeli forces stormed the town of Abu Dis, in the occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem, on Sunday morning, and fired tear gas at university students and young schoolchildren at al-Quds University. Hani Halabiya, a spokesman of the Popular Resistance Committees in the town, told Ma’an News Agency that several […]

10 Sep
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate Vehicles Near Tubas

September 10, 2017 11:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Sunday, at least three privately-owned Palestinian vehicles in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, southeast of Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers were heavily deployed in the area, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and confiscated at least three vehicles. Aref Daraghma, […]

09 Sep
10:44

Jerusalem: Palestinians Protest Sale of Greek Orthodox Property

Members of the Greek Orthodox Church in Palestine protesting in Jerusalem against sale of church property. (WAFA photo/Afif Amireh)   Hundreds of Palestinian Christians and Muslims demonstrated Saturday, at Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City, against a sale of church property by the Greek Orthodox patriarch, according to WAFA correspondence. The […]

09 Sep
12:53

Four Abducted as Israelis Join Protest against Eviction of Palestinian Family

According to Israeli media, over 200 Israelis marched from central Jerusalem to the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, Friday, to protest the eviction of a Palestinian family from their homes. The demonstrators marched on West Jerusalem’s thoroughfare until they crossed over into the Palestinian neighborhood, where they were met by dozens of […]

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 […]

07 Sep
10:08

Israel’s Jewish-Only Right of Return Displaces Palestinians for 2nd Time (VIDEO)

TRNN’s Shir Hever says the eviction of a family in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah is part of a larger Israeli strategy to displace Palestinians, but it could inadvertently set a precedent for hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who lost their homes in 1948. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The […]

07 Sep
8:28

176 New Settlement Units to be Built in the Heart of East Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Planning and Building committee is to approve, on Sunday, the construction of 176 settlement units in the Jabal Al-Mukaber area, East Jerusalem, according to Israeli media. There are talks about expanding Neveh Zion Settlement outpost, which was established six years ago, in the middle of the area’s Palestinian […]

07 Sep
1:08

Army Abducts 23 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his child, in Jayyous town, northeast of Qalqilia, in addition to abducting a former political prisoner from Broqin town, southwest of Jenin, two men in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, and four in the central […]

07 Sep
11:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians, Injure Eleven, In Jerusalem

September 7, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until early morning hours, several Palestinian neighborhoods and suburbs in occupied East Jerusalem, violently searched many homes and abducted fourteen Palestinians. The army also injured at least eleven Palestinians in Abu Dis town, southeast of Jerusalem. Many soldiers invaded Bab Hotta neighborhood, in the Old City, […]

06 Sep
12:36

Israeli Police Forcibly Evict Palestinian Family, Install Israeli Teens in Their Home

The Shamasna family, which has lived in their home in East Jerusalem for 53 years, was forcibly evicted Tuesday by Israeli police, who then allowed three armed Jewish Israeli teenagers to take over the home. The eviction came just two weeks after an Israeli judge had ruled that the eviction […]

06 Sep
12:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 6, 2017 12:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, at-Tour village, and Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched and ransacked homes, and abducted five young Palestinian men. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Eesawiyya, said dozens of soldiers and security officers invaded homes […]

04 Sep
2:51

Israel Delivers Eviction Orders Against Six Homes In Jerusalem

The Israeli Authorities delivered, Sunday, eviction orders targeting homes of six Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and informing them that they have thirty days to evacuate. The Sheik Jarrah Local committee said that the orders were delivered on the third day of Al-Adha Muslim feast, […]

01 Sep
2:04

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 1, 2017 2:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli officers abducted, Friday, two Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, during searches of many homes, in what the army and police called “a campaign to locate and confiscate illegal weapons.” The police said it located three different types of weapons, in addition to ammunition, before arresting the two Palestinians. It […]

30 Aug
11:38

Army Abducts Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 […]

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 Prisoners’ 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 […]

29 Aug
8:06

Israel Planning New Settlement in Jerusalem

The Israeli minister of Public Security, Gilad Erdan, is seeking new security measures to help build a new Jewish settlement near the neighborhood of Ras al-Amoud, in Silwan town, south of al-Aqsa Mosque, East Jerusalem. This expansion will be at the expense of the Palestinian population in the area. On Monday, […]

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, […]

25 Aug
7:42

Netanyahu Green Lights Storming of Al-Aqsa by MKs

Israel’s Channel 2 reported that, yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave authorization for Knesset members to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque next Tuesday. Netanyahu issued an order prohibiting members of the Knesset from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque in October of 2015, since the outbreak of the uprising in Jerusalem. In July, he […]

24 Aug
5:50

136 Settlers Enter Al Aqsa with Yehuda Glick

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under protection of Israeli police, on Wednesday morning. In the early hours of the morning, when the Magharaba gate was opened, Israeli occupation forces deployed in the courtyards of the mosque, to protect the extremists’ intrusion, Al Ray reports. […]

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
11:48

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 23, 2017 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted seven Palestinians, including an elderly man. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded a Palestinian home in Bab Hitta neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, abducted an elderly […]

23 Aug
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Invade Mosque And Home In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-’Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, attacked a family of a detainee, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing clashes. The soldiers also invaded a home in Hebron city, and a mosque in Yatta […]

23 Aug
9:21

Army Abducts Several Palestinians, Including Father And Teenage Daughter, In Jerusalem

Update: The soldiers released Hiba al-Froukh, 15, and placed her father in solitary confinement, under interrogation, in al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in Jerusalem. The father, Mohammad al-Froukh, also received an order preventing him from meeting with his lawyer for two days. His daughter was released with any conditions or bail. Updated […]

22 Aug
9:50

102 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyard

102 settlers stormed the courtyard of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday morning, via the Moroccan Gate, with intensive presence of Israeli police. According to Jerusalemite sources, the settlers stormed the courtyard in groups, and in a provocative way. The source added, according to Al Ray, that a group of students and […]

22 Aug
9:42

Israeli Police Bar Entry of Books to Al-Aqsa Mosque

On Tuesday, Israeli police stationed at the gates leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem’s Old City, prevented the entry of textbooks destined for three Palestinian schools located inside the Muslim holy compound. The books were going to two high schools and a kindergarten. The police prevented the entry of […]

20 Aug
9:12

Settlers Provoke Worshippers at Al Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist settlers, on Sunday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi gate, guarded by Israeli occupation forces and police. Al Ray sources said that dozens of settlers stormed the mosque courtyards in batches, since the morning hours, accompanied by rabbis, who gave explanations about the alleged […]

20 Aug
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 20, 2017 11:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least ten Palestinians, more than half of them children, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked many homes. The Israeli army claimed that the arrested Palestinians “participated in hurling stones, fireworks and Molotov cocktails,” at […]

19 Aug
6:55

Israeli Forces Terrorize Jerusalem Hospital (VIDEO)

This video shows Israeli occupation forces bringing terror and violence inside East Jerusalem’s Al-Makassed hospital. At one point, Israeli occupation forces tried to seize a critically wounded man who was being taken to surgery. The video shows medics and civilians attempting to protect the man, Muhammad Abu Ghanam, from being […]

18 Aug
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Ramallah

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

18 Aug
1:11

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

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

17 Aug
10:09

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

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

16 Aug
11:10

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, early on Wednesday morning, three young Palestinian men in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, while undercover officers abducted a young man in Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Shweika area, […]

16 Aug
10:04

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem, Jenin And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians in Abu Dis town, and one in at-Tour, in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to abducting another Palestinian near Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank, and three in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded Abu […]

16 Aug
8:48

Army Demolishes A Commercial Building, And A Home, In Jerusalem

Israeli Soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a commercial building, and a home, owned by two Palestinians, in occupied East Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency said dozens of soldiers invaded the Sal’a neighborhood, between Jabal al-Mokabber and Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and demolished a commercial structure. It […]

15 Aug
10:50

Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron, One In Jerusalem, Break Into shops, Warehouses, In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank, violently searched them and abducted six Palestinians in Hebron and one in Jerusalem. The army also broke into shops and warehouses in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. […]

15 Aug
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Building In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and personnel of the City Council of occupied East Jerusalem, invaded on Tuesday morning, the town of a-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolish a two-story building, used for residence and commercial purposes. The WAFA Palestinian New Agency quoted Raed Abu Mayyala of Jerusalem’s Follow-Up Committee, stating that […]

14 Aug
11:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

14 Aug
6:09

Patriarch: Court Ruling on Church Property Politically Motivated

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III said, Sunday, that a two-week old Israeli District Court ruling upholding a 99-year lease of church property in Jerusalem’s Old City, to Jewish settler organizations, is politically motivated. Theophilos said, at a press conference in the Jordanian capital of Amman, that this legal battle, which […]

14 Aug
6:03

Shin Bet, Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli settlers and members of Shin Bet stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque, from the Moroccan Gate and under tight security protection. Local sources said that about 69 Israeli settlers and 15 Shin Bet members toured the courtyards of the mosque and took photos of several areas, there. Shin Bet […]

13 Aug
12:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Jerusalem

August 13, 2017 12:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young Palestinian man. The invasion was carried out by a large military force; the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the town, installed roadblocks, before stopping and searching several Palestinians and cars. The army then abducted […]

13 Aug
5:56

Palestinian Woman Detained over Stabbing Incident in Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained a Palestinian woman outside the Old City in occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday, for reportedly carrying out a stabbing attack that lightly injured a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem.   Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri had initially said, in a statement, that a Palestinian woman approached a “civilian […]

11 Aug
12:06

Four Children injured After Being Struck By An Israeli Colonist’s Car In Silwan

August 11, 2017 12:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that four children were injured, Thursday, after being rammed by a speeding Israeli colonist’s car, in the al-‘Ein Street, in Silwan town, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The sources said the four children suffered various cuts and bruises, before an Israeli ambulance […]

10 Aug
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Invade Mosque Near Jerusalem, Abduct Three Worshipers

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, a local mosque in the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, after smashing its doors, and assaulted many worshipers before abducting three, in addition to causing damage in the holy site. The soldiers smashed the main doors of the mosque, and assaulted many worshipers, before […]

10 Aug
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted thirteen Palestinians. In Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded Nour Shams refugee camp, east of the city, and abducted Raja Ateyya […]

10 Aug
9:55

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several areas in occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted eight Palestinians, including one from Qalandia refugee camp, north of the city. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the Old City, and abducted four Palestinians, identified as Yousef al-‘Ammawi, Ala’ […]

09 Aug
2:31

Army Demolishes A Home, Several Structures And a Barn, in Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, several commercial structures and a barn in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and a home in Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of Jerusalem. Many military jeeps, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Beit Hanina after surrounding it, and demolished several commercial structures and a barn, under […]

09 Aug
1:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Children, One Adult, Him In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers repeated assaulted, on Tuesday, a Palestinian child in Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, causing carious cuts and bruises, and abducted him. The army also abducted a local sheikh near Al-Aqsa Mosque, and three children, in Silwan. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers attacked and injured Mohammad Abu […]

07 Aug
10:34

Hundreds of Extremist Settlers Raid Al-Aqsa, Joseph’s Tomb

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa mosque from Al-Magharba gate, under the protection of the Israeli occupation police, on Sunday morning. Police opened Al-Magharba gate at 7:30 a.m. and deployed its units in the mosque compound and gates, in protecting the Israeli settlers. According to an eyewitness who worked […]

07 Aug
7:12

Israeli Soldiers Attack And Abduct Eleven Palestinians Near Al-Aqsa In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Sunday, several young Palestinian men and women near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially at the Council Gate and the Chain Gate of the holy site, and abducted twelve of them, but released one later. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted many worshippers, especially youngsters, as they were heading to […]

06 Aug
6:47

12 Palestinians Abducted in West Bank Raids

Israeli forces kidnapped at least 12 Palestinians, including a minor, during overnight raids between Saturday and Sunday, across the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. In the northern West Bank, Israeli forces detained Amina al-Ghalban, 24, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Abed al-Ghalban, from the Qalqilia district, according to the […]

04 Aug
10:45

Israel Issues Demolition Orders Against Twenty Homes Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the al-Fheidat Bedouin area, east of Anata town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and handed demolition notices targeting 23 homes and residential sheds. Local sources said the soldiers granted the families 72 hours to file appeals against the demolitions. They added that the army claimed the […]

04 Aug
10:26

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two young Palestinian men, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers have been deployed near Al-Aqsa and around the Old City. Local sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted two young men, identified as Yousef […]

03 Aug
12:02

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least twenty-two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including ten in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes, and interrogated several families. In Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers invaded Doura […]

03 Aug
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, ten Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian woman for interrogation. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians from the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City, […]

02 Aug
12:38

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

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

02 Aug
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Nablus, One In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including a legislator, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, and one in Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded ‘Aseera ash-Shemaliyya town, northwest of the […]

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
4:01

192 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli extremist settlers stormed into Al-Aqsa Mosque early Monday morning, from Al-Maghariba gate,  guarded by Israeli police, amid more restrictions imposed on Palestinian entry to the mosque. Israeli police opened Al-Maghariba gate at 7:30 AM, deployed special forces and rapid deployment in the Al-Aqsa courtyards, to ensure the […]

01 Aug
3:27

Concern over Damage to Al-Aqsa Historical Documents

Israeli security forces have caused great damage to historical documents at Al-Aqsa Mosque during the two weeks of crisis over the Muslim holy site, officials say. Head of the Manuscripts Department at Al-Aqsa, Radwan Amro, said in a statement that “the occupation authorities have caused huge and extensive destruction to the […]

31 Jul
12:45

Israel Soldiers Abduct 41 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least 44 Palestinians in the West Bank, including 30 from occupied East Jerusalem, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded many Palestinian communities in the West Bank, before storming […]

30 Jul
12:31

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

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

30 Jul
11:49

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian who works with the Construction Committee of the Waqf and Endowment Department, in Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and issued an order barring a child from entering the holy site for two months. The WAFA Palestinian News agency has reported that the soldiers abducted […]

Noon prayers outside the al Aqsa mosque (image from Middle East Eye)
29 Jul
5:48

After Killing Two Palestinians in Clashes, Israeli Forces Briefly Open Al-Aqsa Mosque for Prayers

In advance of the afternoon prayers on Friday, Israeli military forces agreed to temporarily lift restrictions preventing Muslims from praying at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the third-holiest site in Islam. This followed a morning of clashes when Israeli troops prevented Palestinians and other worshipers from praying. For the morning prayers […]

28 Jul
10:31

Army Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, North Of Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, two Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered a serious injury, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the ar-Ram town, north of occupied Jerusalem. Medics rushed the two Palestinians to Palestine Medical Complex, in Ramallah; one of them […]

28 Jul
10:52

Israel Imposes Severe Restrictions On Palestinians Entry Into Al-Aqsa

The Israeli army and police imposed severe restrictions on Palestinian worshipers wishing to perform Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Israeli sources said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed the Police and the military to significantly increase their deployment. They added that Netanyahu instructed the army and […]

28 Jul
9:42

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians, Abduct 120, In Al-Aqsa

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, shortly after midnight, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and assaulted hundreds of worshipers, wounding dozens, in addition to shooting 15 worshipers, including two who suffered serious wounds, and six medics, with rubber-coated steel bullets in the head, and abducted 120 […]

27 Jul
11:46

Palestinian Dies From Head Wounds Suffered Three Days Ago In Hizma

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Thursday evening, of serious wounds he suffered, three days ago,  after Israeli soldiers shot him during an invasion into Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. It stated that, on Monday July 24, the young man, identified […]

27 Jul
10:46

Israeli Army Injures 121 Palestinians In Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday evening at least 121 Palestinians in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the Old City, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers assaulted the worshipers following evening prayers, held in Al-Aqsa Mosque, courtyards and near the gates of the old city, and fired dozens of concussion […]

26 Jul
12:41

Army Abducts A Journalist, Injures Worshipers, Including A Child, Near Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Tuesday evening, Palestinian worshipers after holding evening prayers in the Gate of the Tribes area, near al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, wounding dozens of Palestinians, including a child and a journalist, in addition to abducting a journalist. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that […]

25 Jul
11:43

Protests Continue Following Installation of Cameras at Al-Aqsa

Palestinians have vowed to continue protests and confrontations with Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank, in rejection of the new surveillance cameras installed at the gates to al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to Al-Jazeera news agency. “Above all else, this is an issue of control and power. It […]

25 Jul
11:36

Palestinian Protesters Defend Their ‘Right to Exist’ (VIDEO)

As the Al-Aqsa protests continue despite a deadly Israeli crackdown, writer Mariam Barghouti says Palestinians across the Occupied Territories “are reiterating their right to exist”. TRNN transctipt: AARON MATE: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. Palestinians continue to protest Israeli restrictions in Jerusalem amid a deadly crackdown. Israeli forces […]

Al Aqsa Mosque (image from wikimedia)
25 Jul
11:29

Israeli Government Removes Metal Detectors; Installs Cameras at al-Aqsa Mosque Entrance

Following a week of clashes around the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the Israeli Security Council voted Tuesday morning to remove the controversial, newly-installed metal detectors, and put in their place a series of ‘smart cameras’ to film everyone entering the mosque and track them using facial recognition software. Palestinian officials […]

24 Jul
11:23

Army Seriously Injures A Young Man In Hizma

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man with a live round to the head, during clashes that took place after the army invaded Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the young man, identified as Mohammad Fathi Abdul-Jabber Kanaan, […]

24 Jul
9:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

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

24 Jul
7:32

Israel ‘Willing to Consider’ Alternatives to Metal Detectors in Jerusalem

Israel is willing to consider alternatives to the controversial metal detectors it recently installed at a holy site in Jerusalem, a senior official says according to BBC news. Major General Yoav Mordechai called on the Muslim world to put forward other suggestions. Israel installed the detectors after two Israeli policemen […]

24 Jul
2:34

Yet Again, Al-Makassed Hospital Subject To Frequent Israeli Invasions, Violations

“We, in Jerusalem, feel like we are completely on our own, facing ongoing Israeli violations, while some Arab government are competing with each other on who is better in normalizing with Israel, while its soldiers are invading surgery rooms, attacking staff and patients, and are attempting to abduct wounded Palestinians, […]

24 Jul
12:23

Army Injures 21 Palestinians Near Al-Aqsa Mosque, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers assaulted, on Sunday evening, dozens of Palestinians who gathered for evening prayers near the Bab al-Asbat (The Gate of the Tribes), in occupied East Jerusalem, wounding 21 of them, after preventing them from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers […]

23 Jul
11:51

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem For Carrying “Dangerous Fireworks”

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, two Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem, after stopping and searching their car, and locating what the army described as “dangerous fireworks.” Israeli media agencies said the soldiers noticed a car parked near the Annexation Wall, and that two Jerusalemite Palestinians were in it. They added that […]

22 Jul
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young Palestinian man, who was shot by Israeli army fire in the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, has died from his serious wounds. The Palestinian was shot with a live round in his chest, and was moved […]

22 Jul
9:26

Barghouti on Jerusalem Protests: Israel Incites, Palestinians Unite

The deadly Israeli crackdown on Palestinians protesting restrictions at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque is part of an effort to divide the holy site and undermine the Palestinian struggle for freedom, says Dr. Mustafa Barghouti. Mustafa Barghouti was born in Jerusalem, 1954. He is a leader of the Palestinian National Initiative, founded […]

21 Jul
10:13

Army Kills A Third Palestinian on Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, after shooting him with a live round to the heart, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians is the third to be killed by Israeli fire within a few hours. The Palestinian […]

21 Jul
9:33

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a young Palestinian man, during clashes that took place after the army invaded at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian medical sources have reported that the slain young man has been identified as Mohammad Hasan Abu Ghannam, 20, from at-Tour. Eyewitnesses said that […]

21 Jul
8:40

Israeli Settler Kills A Palestinian In Jerusalem

An armed Israeli colonist settler shot and killed, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, while Israeli soldiers shot and injured many Palestinians, during ensuing clashes. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Sharaf, 18. He was shot in the neck with […]

21 Jul
6:53

Israeli Bill to Annex Jerusalem Passes Knesset Reading

View of Jerusalem’s Old City district,  seen on April 14, 2014. (AFP/Thomas Coex/File) A bill claiming to be about stopping divisions of Jerusalem by requiring a two-third majority in Israel’s parliament in order to do so, passed its preliminary reading in the Knesset, on Wednesday. The bill, titled “Basic Law: […]

20 Jul
12:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians, Abduct One, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Wednesday evening, three young Palestinian men, and abducted one, after the army assaulted nonviolent protesters marching near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians were marching against the ongoing closure, and severe restrictions, imposed by the Israeli army on the Al-Aqsa Mosque. […]

19 Jul
7:46

Israeli Soldiers Injure Sixteen Palestinian In Al-‘Ezariyya

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Tuesday at night, the town of al-‘Ezariyya, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youngsters, wounding sixteen. The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) said its medics rushed to the town, and provided the needed treatment to eleven Palestinians, who suffered the effects of […]