Category Archives: Jerusalem

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 […]

19 Jul
4:51

Army Injures 34 Palestinians, Attack Ambulances And Medics, In Jerusalem

Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) medics have provided medical treatment to 34 Palestinians, including the Khatib of al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, and moved at least fourteen others to hospitals, including one who suffered a serious injury, after Israeli soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians in the Tribes Gate area, and Jerusalem’s Old […]

18 Jul
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-Makassed Hospital, Surround ICU To Abduct A Seriously Wounded Teen

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the Al-Makassed Hospital, in occupied Jerusalem, and surrounded the Intensive Care Unit, to abduct a seriously wounded Palestinian teenage boy. The soldiers invaded the hospital, and stationed themselves in front of the Intensive Care Unit, to abduct ‘Ala Abu Tayeh, 17, who […]

18 Jul
12:00

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, six young Palestinian men in several areas of occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers invaded homes in Jerusalem’s Old City, interrogated many Palestinians, and abducted three young men, identified as Jihad Nasser […]

18 Jul
1:59

Army Injures 70 Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday evening, at least seventy Palestinians, including the Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, after the army assaulted dozens of Palestinians, among them religious leaders, in the Tribes Gate area in Jerusalem, and the al-Ezariyya town, east of the occupied city. The soldiers […]

17 Jul
3:44

Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday, at least twelve Palestinians, including a father and his son, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said […]

17 Jul
11:47

Israeli soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem, Demolish A Home

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinians in the as-Sammoa’ town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and installed roadblocks in Hebron city, and nearby towns, before stopping and searching dozens of cars. The army also abducted two Palestinians, and demolished a home, in Jerusalem. […]

16 Jul
12:43

Army Abduct Six Palestinians In Ramallah, Salfit And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, six young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Salfit and Jerusalem. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Lutfi Khalil, after wounding him with live fire, in Kafr Ein village. The soldiers also abducted Mahmoud Abdul-Latif […]

15 Jul
11:33

Jerusalem Activist under House Arrest for Television Interview

Palestinian civic activist Mohammad Jadallah was placed under house arrest in his East Jerusalem home following his release from detention, according to reports. Israeli police detained Jadallah on Friday, following a TV interview regarding the events in Jerusalem, in light of the police measures against al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old […]

15 Jul
2:12

Israeli Police Releases The Mufti Of Jerusalem, Aqsa Remains Closed

The Israeli police released, Friday, the Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, who was abducted earlier following the fatal shooting in Jerusalem that led to the death of three Palestinians and two Israeli officers. The Police also abducted 58 employees of the Waqf and Endowment Department. The Mufti was attacked […]

15 Jul
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure 25 Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, 25 Palestinians after several army jeeps invaded Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, who hurled stones at the military jeeps. The soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the […]

14 Jul
2:30

Three Palestinians, Two Israeli Officers, Killed In Armed Clashes In Jerusalem

Update: Israeli sources said two Israeli police officers, who were wounded earlier Friday while exchanging fire with three Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem, died from their wounds. During the gun clashes, Israeli officers killed the three Palestinians. The two Israeli officers, who are Arab citizens of Israel identified as Advanced Staff Sgt. […]

13 Jul
11:18

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Install Surveillance Cameras, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Qalandia refugee camp, and one in Anata town, north and northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and installed surveillance cameras overlooking several key areas in Hizma town, east of Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Qalandia, […]

12 Jul
12:28

Jerusalem; Israeli Soldiers Demolish Storage Rooms, Car-wash Facility, And Abduct A Young Man After Shooting Him

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Jisir area, between Jabal al-Mokabber and Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished storage rooms and a car-wash facility, owned by Mousa Obeidat, and abducted one Palestinian after shooting him. The soldiers invaded the facilities and demolished them, under […]

Child lost eye
11 Jul
11:06

Palestinian child loses eye after Israeli police shoot him on the balcony of his home

A 13-year old Palestinian boy suffered from a fractured eye socket, and total loss of one eye, after he was shot by Israeli police firing so-called ‘non-lethal weapons’ in al-Eesawiya, in east Jerusalem. Nur Hamdan, 13, also suffered from other facial injuries when he was shot. He was standing on […]

11 Jul
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Apartment Building In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a four-story apartment building, which also includes two warehouses, that were built by a Palestinian family on their own land. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said […]

11 Jul
8:50

Army Injures A Child In Her Arm, Invades Children’s Center, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian child, only six years of age, in her arm, after the soldiers invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many concussion grenades at homes. The soldiers also invaded a children’s center and searched it, causing many to suffer anxiety attacks. The Wadi […]

05 Jul
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Force A Mother And Her Toddler Out Of Their Home In Shu’fat

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and broke into a home before forcing a mother and her toddler out of their property, leaving them under the sun for more than ninety minutes. Media sources in the refugee camp said dozens of soldiers invaded it, […]

05 Jul
1:39

After Violent Searches Of Homes, Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Qalandia Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers withdrew, on Wednesday morning, from the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, after abducting four young Palestinian men, following many hours of invasions and violent searches of dozens of homes, leading to clashes with local youths. Many armored military vehicles invaded the refugee camp, and Kufr […]

Mohammed Abu Khdeir
05 Jul
12:40

Israeli Court in Abu Khdeir Case: “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”

The Israeli High Court ruled Tuesday that three Jewish Israelis convicted of kidnapping, torturing and brutally murdering a Palestinian teenager by setting him on fire should not have their homes demolished. The Court noted that “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”, and the collective punishment measures used against the […]

04 Jul
8:09

5 Palestinian Families to be Expelled for Construction of Jerusalem Settlement Units

Israeli occupation authorities are to discuss the approval of 1,800 settlement units in the Sheikh Jarrah Neighbourhood, in the heart of occupied Jerusalem. According to Israeli rights watchdog Peace Now, the Israeli Jerusalem Regional Committee would discuss the approval of the project on July 16. The project requires the expulsion […]

04 Jul
7:05

Netanyahu Vetoes Bill to Prevent Division of Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blocked a legislation that would prevent the division of Jerusalem, Israeli media reported, according to Al Ray. According to the Jerusalem Post, the Prime Minister’s office explained the reason as Netanyahu wanting the coalition to reach a consensus on what the bill would […]

04 Jul
1:07

Army Demolishes A Home And A Stable, Uproots A Farmland, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, a stable for horses in Silwan town, and bulldozed a farmland in Za’im town, east of Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Beit Hanina neighborhood, after surrounding and isolating it, and demolished […]

03 Jul
2:58

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Funeral Procession In Jerusalem, Injure 35 Palestinians

Israeli soldiers injured, on Sunday at night, at least 35 Palestinians, including one who suffered a life-threatening injury after being shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the eye, after the army attack a funeral procession in occupied East Jerusalem. The incident took place in the Tribes Gate area, in […]

02 Jul
8:35

Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish its Home in Jerusalem

A Palestinian family, on Saturday, was forced to demolish its own house in the town of al-Eeesawiyya, an Arab neighbourhood in Jerusalem, after the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem threatened to demolish the house under the pretext it was built without an Israeli-issued permit. Member of the follow up committee […]

02 Jul
8:27

Jerusalem: Jordanian MPs Call for Cancellation of Christian Endowment Sale to Israel

Greek Orthodox Patriarch said, in a statement, that it did not sell any lands or properties in its ownership. Jordanian members of Parliament called on bot Jordanian and Palestinian governments to exert pressure, on the Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Jerusalem, to cancel the sale of more than 500 dunams of […]

01 Jul
7:00

Israeli Soldiers Pull Two Children From Swimming Pool And Abduct One, In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, detained two child siblings, and abducted one of them, while the two were swimming in front of their home, and handed demolition orders targeting two homes, in addition to photographing structures. […]

30 Jun
4:19

Extremist Israelis Violently Assault Palestinians in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

A video released on Thursday shows dozens of far-right Israelis attacking three Palestinians in Jerusalem a week ago, as Israeli police reportedly failed to respond and prevent the assault. Israeli daily Haaretz obtained the video, according to Ma’an, where some 30 members of the Jewish extremist group Lehava are shown […]

28 Jun
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem, One In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes, in the ar-Ram and Anata towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and one in Ethna town, west of Hebron. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in the al-Ram town, north of Jerusalem, and abducted two siblings, identified as Anas […]

27 Jun
11:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem, broke into and searched homes, and abducted two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. Many armored military jeeps invaded the town, approximately at 4 at dawn, before the soldiers stormed the home of former political prisoner Mahmoud […]

27 Jun
2:10

Israel Resumes Work To Complete A Bypass Road In East Jerusalem

The Israeli government announced, Monday, it would be resuming work to complete a bypass road linking Anatot illegal colony, in occupied East Jerusalem, with Road #1 (Jerusalem – Dead Sea Road) with a bugged of hundreds of millions of Shekels. Israel Hayom (Israel Today) News Agency has reported the road […]

26 Jun
7:59

7,000 Settler Housing Units Approved for Jerusalem

The Israeli Prime Minister’s office has given the green light, to the Planning and Building Committee in Jerusalem, to discuss the approval of some 7,000 housing units in illegal settlement blocs, Israeli media reported. Israel Hayom said, according to the PNN, Israel’s Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Meir Turjeman, who heads […]

22 Jun
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, four young Palestinian men in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Amjad Jamal Milhem, 22, after stopping him at a […]

22 Jun
8:49

Army Injures 29 Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Abduct One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youths, wounding three with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing twenty-six others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Jenin. The Palestinian Red Crescent […]

21 Jun
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied  East Jerusalem, reportedly for transporting the three Palestinians who were killed after stabbing and killing an Israeli soldier, on Friday June 16th. The army said the Palestinian is suspected of transporting the three […]

21 Jun
2:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Jaba’ military roadblock, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The soldiers abducted the father of the slain Palestinian and took him to an interrogation facility in Ma’ale Adumim colony. The Palestinian […]

19 Jun
2:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including a blind man, in addition to a father and his two sons, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded several areas […]

19 Jun
12:29

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two young Palestinian men, including one who was taken prisoner from the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied East Jerusalem. Many army vehicles invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Daoud al-‘Amour. The soldiers also ambushed a Palestinian […]

18 Jun
1:20

Israeli Invasions Into Al-Aqsa Mosque Continue, Resulting In Injuries And Abductions

Israeli soldiers, including undercover officers and groups of colonialist settlers, continued their invasions and provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, while the soldiers also attacked and injured many worshipers. The invasions took place after the soldiers opened the al-Magharba Gate, allowing large groups […]

18 Jun
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including the wife of a political prisoner, from their homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted at least six Palestinians, mainly children, from their homes in occupied […]