Category Archives: Nablus

20 Apr
10:10

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and during earlier hours Thursday, at least nine Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated a thousand US Dollars from one home. In a press statement, the Israeli army said the soldiers arrested […]

16 Apr
2:56

Clashes Erupt After Dozens Of Israeli Colonists Invade Village Near Nablus

Clashes took place, on Saturday evening, after dozens of extremist Israeli colonists invaded Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources in Nablus said the invading colonists briefly clashed with many local youngsters from; there have been no reports of injuries on either side. The […]

16 Apr
2:39

Security Forces Capture Two Undercover Israeli Soldiers, Hand Them Back To Israel

April 16, 2017 2:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Security Forces officer captured, on Saturday evening, two undercover Israeli soldiers, who infiltrated into Rafidia area, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and later handed them back to the Israeli army. Palestinian security sources said the officers noticed a while car parked near “Nasser Center” shops, […]

08 Apr
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinian Children In Bethlehem And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn and Friday evening, the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem and Nablus, and abducted three children. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Saff Street area, in the center of the city, and abducted As’ad Mohammad Abu […]

07 Apr
11:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem and Nablus

April 7, 2017 11:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Friday at dawn, an elderly man and a young man from Bethlehem, and two young men fr[om Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Hindaza Mountain area, east […]

06 Apr
12:12

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, 25 Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, and property. In Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ismael Izzat Jaber, 24, Ramez Abdul-Hakim […]

06 Apr
9:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Qalqilia, One In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three Palestinians from in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, and one in Tal village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and took them to detention and interrogation centers. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), […]

02 Apr
7:18

Israeli Soldiers Invade Home Of Slain Palestinian in Nablus, Close His Bookstore

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by security officers, invaded at dawn Sunday, the home of Ahmad Zaher, who was killed on Saturday, after reportedly carrying out a stabbing attack, in Jerusalem, in which a police officer was moderately wounded, and two Israelis were mildly injured. The soldiers also invaded a […]

31 Mar
11:31

Israel Orders Illegal Confiscation Of 977 Dunams On Palestinian Lands In Nablus

The Israeli government has decided, Thursday, to illegally confiscate nearly 977 Dunams of Palestinian lands, south of the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after ruling them as “State-owned property.” The 977 Dunams are privately-owned by many families from the villages of Qaryout, as-Sawiya, al-Lubban ash-Sharqiyya and Sinjel, south […]

30 Mar
4:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure 50 Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, Palestinian protesters marking the 41st anniversary of Palestinian Lands Day, shot at least fifty with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Madama village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent has confirmed […]

28 Mar
11:31

Israeli Army Abducts 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, twenty-four Palestinians, including children and a young woman, during invasions and violent searches of homes in Jerusalem, Hebron, Nablus, Tubas and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted twelve Palestinians, […]

26 Mar
3:38

Israeli Soldiers Install Surveillance Cameras In West Bank Villages

Israeli soldiers and military engineers installed, Saturday, several surveillance cameras in, and near, villages in the occupied West Bank, in order, according to a military statement, to use them in uncovering and attempting to prevent Palestinian attacks against the soldiers and settlers. The soldiers installed several cameras on a main […]

Hilwe Abu Ras, lit be Israeli colonial settler's car
21 Mar
10:59

Israeli Colonizer Rams Elderly Palestinian Woman with His Car near Nablus

On Monday evening, an Israeli driver hit and severely injured an elderly Palestinian woman in Sawiya village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank. The victim was identified as Hilwe Abu Ras, 70, who was walking along the side of the road when she was hi. […]

21 Mar
2:52

Balata Refugee Camp, A Palestinian Ghetto

A mother carrying an infant walks with her son through a narrow alley in Balata refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Nablus. (Photo: DCIP / Cody O’Rourke) Gun violence between armed camp residents, during the day, and raids by both Palestinian and Israeli forces, at night, have become […]

21 Mar
2:45

Security Personnel Killed During Clashes at Balata Refugee Camp

A member of the National Security Forces personnel was shot dead and another injured, during clashes with outlaws in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, said security sources. Adnan Damiri, official spokesperson for the Palestinian security forces, told WAFA that, as security forces surrounded one of the […]

20 Mar
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians, including siblings and a young female student, from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The army also abducted a Palestinian from Nablus, after stopping him near Jerusalem. Several army vehicles invaded and searched homes in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, […]

18 Mar
3:42

Israeli Army Injures A Young Man In Sebastia

March 18, 2017 3:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Sebastia town, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, to remove a Palestinian flag and its pole, and shot a young man with a live round. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions and headed to its center to remove a […]

17 Mar
2:07

Settlers Open Fire on Palestinian Schoolchildren in Nablus

About a dozen Israeli settlers, Thursday afternoon, attacked Palestinian schoolchildren at Burin village high school, south of Nablus, northern occupied West Bank, with live fire. Ghassan Daghlas, who is responsible for the settlement files in the northern West Bank, told the PNN that 12 settlers attacked the school, stormed the playground […]

15 Mar
1:14

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 30 Palestinians In The West Bank”

In a press release, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the number of Palestinians, abducted by Israeli soldiers overnight and at dawn, Wednesday, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, has arrived to thirty, most of them from occupied Jerusalem. Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud, of the Jerusalem Parents […]

14 Mar
11:26

B’Tselem Detainee: ‘6 days in Israeli jail and no questioning, as usual’

Israeli rights group B’Tselem said, on Tuesday, that the Israeli occupation forces kidnapped one of its volunteers, kept him in jails for six days without any reason. B’Tselem said, in a report about the incident: “On Friday as 4pm, about 20 to 30 residents form the village of Madma in […]

14 Mar
12:56

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Tuesday, at least nineteen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading their homes and violently searching them. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted four […]

09 Mar
1:33

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirty-Two Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, since Wednesday evening until morning hours Thursday, thirty-two Palestinians, including children, between the ages of 11 and 15, and a female legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS in the southern […]

09 Mar
12:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Tulkarem, Nablus And Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Qalqilia, Tulkarem, Nablus and Salfit, after invading their homes and communities, and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPPS) said. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

06 Mar
10:43

Israeli Colonists Assault, Wound, Two Palestinians Near Nablus

Several illegal Israeli colonists assaulted, earlier Monday, many Palestinian farmers, in their own lands, in Far’ata village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding two, including an elderly woman The assailants came from nearby illegal colonies and outposts, and attacked the farmers while plowing their lands, and […]

05 Mar
7:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Sunday evening, ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men while walking close to the Za’tara military roadblock, near the northern […]

05 Mar
2:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man near the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ali Ballout, 21, and took him to an unknown destination. The Israeli army claimed that […]

04 Mar
4:08

Kafr Qaddoum: Israeli Forces Shoot Palestinian Journalist

03/03/17 |  Popular Resistance Committee of Kafr Qaddoum |  Occupied Palestine Today, at the weekly Friday protest in Kafr Qaddoum, a large number of Israeli Forces raided the village and fired large amounts of live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun grenades and teargas at Palestinian protesters. One journalist, from Palestine […]

02 Mar
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, sixteen Palestinians, including a child, only 12 years of age, during invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the […]

01 Mar
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians From Nablus

Dozens of soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians from Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after stopping him at a sudden roadblock. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock, east of the city, stopped and searched dozens […]

28 Feb
11:10

Army Abducts A Young Man, Removes Flag Pole, Near Salfit

February 28, 2017 11:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of Sebastia, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, fired many live rounds and gas bombs, and removed a Palestinian flag and its pole. Mohammad ‘Azem, secretary of Fateh movement in Sebastia, told the WAFA […]

28 Feb
10:54

Palestinian Killed After Falling Into A Quarry As Soldiers Chased Him And Other Workers

February 28, 2017 10:54 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young Palestinian man was killed, earlier at dawn Tuesday, after falling into a deep quarry when Israeli soldiers chased him, and others workers, while trying to enter Israel for work, without permits. The sources stated the Palestinian, Rabea’ Najeh Salman, 20, is from Askar […]

28 Feb
8:36

Israeli Soldiers Shoot An Elderly Palestinian Man Near Nablus

February 28, 2017 8:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday morning, an elderly Palestinian man at the Huwwara military roadblock, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that the elderly man, identified as Hussein Hasan Qawareeq, 72, suffered moderate wounds […]

27 Feb
11:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until early morning hours, Monday, many Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, searched dozens of homes and abducted 21 Palestinians, including a woman who is also a former political prisoner, from Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian […]

24 Feb
6:55

Israeli Soldier Injured During Raid on Joseph’s Tomb

An Israeli soldier was wounded, Thursday at dawn, when Israeli forces entered Nablus to secure hundreds of settlers in Joseph’s Tomb, in the eastern part of Nablus. Hebrew public radio said, according to Al Ray,  that the soldier was slightly injured  as a result of an explosion, and was taken to a […]

20 Feb
8:48

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Nablus

February 20, 2017 8:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Tal, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched homes and abducted two young Palestinian men. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several military vehicles invaded Tal village, before the soldiers broke into and […]

11 Feb
7:47

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Woman In Hebron

February 11, 2017 7:47 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian woman near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, reportedly for carrying a knife. The Israeli army claimed that the woman “pulled out a knife at the roadblock, but the soldiers managed to arrest her, […]

10 Feb
7:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Madama village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and clashed with many youngsters, wounding three of them, including two were also detained. The Palestinian Red Crescent in Nablus said its medics arrived at the scene, and provided treatment to a Palestinian […]

10 Feb
5:26

Wounded Palestinian Dies From Serious Injuries Suffered In November 2016

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe stated that a young Palestinian man died, Friday, from wounds he suffered on November 9, 2016, at the Huwwara Israeli military roadblocks, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Amer al-Jallad, 24, from the northern […]

08 Feb
10:11

Extremist Settlers Raze Palestinian Land near Nablus

On Tuesday night, only 24 hours after the Israeli parliament of the Knesset gave colonial settlers the green light to seize private West Bank Palestinian land, settlers razed lands that belong to Palestinians in the village of Jaloud, south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a local official […]

08 Feb
1:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, after invading their homes and violently searching them. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted five young men in Um Tuba and al-Mokabber towns, in occupied Jerusalem, […]

06 Feb
10:10

700 Olive Seedlings Uprooted by Israeli Settlers near Nablus

Israeli settlers have reportedly uprooted more than 700 olive seedlings, in the Nablus area village of Burqa, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors Israeli violations in the north of the occupied West Bank, told WAFA that settlers who returned to the former settlement of Homesh, which was […]

06 Feb
9:39

Including An Elderly Man, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight and at dawn Monday, several areas in the occupied West bank, including Jerusalem, before invading and searching many homes, and abducted eight Palestinians, including a 73-year-old man. The Israeli army said it arrested two Palestinians in Askar refugee camp, northeast of Nablus, in the northern part […]

04 Feb
7:52

Israeli Colonists Attack A Man, Several Cars, Near Nablus

Illegal Israeli colonizers of the Yitzhar colony, built on Palestinian land south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, attacked on Saturday evening a Palestinian man, and hurled stones at parked Palestinian cars, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli Settlements file at the Palestinian […]

04 Feb
6:33

Illegal Israeli Colonizers Attack Shepherds In Northern Plains

On Saturday evening, several extremist Israeli colonists, living in outposts illegally established on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, attacked Palestinian Shepherds, and forced them out of grazing lands. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency quoted Aref Daraghma, an expert in Israeli settlements’ file and violations, stating that the […]

01 Feb
11:57

PPS: “Israeli Army Abducts 15 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, during massive invasions of homes, on Wednesday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from different parts of the occupied West Bank. In the southern West Bank district of Hebron, the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in Beit […]

01 Feb
9:46

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus

February 1, 2017 9:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, allegedly carrying a weapon, after the army stopped a Palestinian bus and searched it, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Israeli sources said the Shabak security service received what it called a tip, about an armed […]

30 Jan
12:39

Israeli Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight, at least eleven Palestinians, including children and former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded several […]

27 Jan
9:45

After Court Ordered Removal Of Nine Illegal Colonist Units, Netanyahu Decides To Build 68

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, decided to build 68 new colonialist units on private Palestinian lands, near Ofra illegal colony, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after the Israeli High Court ordered the removal of nine illegal units. Israeli daily Haaretz said the decision was part of an […]

Israeli settlement near Nablus (image from wikimedia)
26 Jan
12:01

New report reveals top Israeli official living in illegal colonial settlement

An Israeli Finance Minister, who is in charge of implementing a law to demolish Palestinian homes in the West Bank, is himself living in an unlicensed building in an illegal colonial settlement on Occupied Palestinian land – and he is just one of many Israeli officials living in illegal settlements, […]

26 Jan
9:19

Army Injures Two Palestinians, Abduct Three, In Nablus And One Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, earlier Thursday, two Palestinian teenagers in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, during clashes that erupted after several army vehicles invaded it. The soldiers also abducted three Palestinians in Nablus, and one near Bethlehem. Media sources said the Israeli army vehicles invaded several areas […]

26 Jan
8:16

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least nine Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The army is claiming that the soldiers also located a weapon’s manufacturing workshop in Hebron. An Israeli army spokesperson said the soldiers initiated an extensive campaign in the southern West Bank […]

24 Jan
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to several detention and interrogation center. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, said the soldiers invaded the al-Jalazoun […]

20 Jan
12:12

Israeli Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded many neighborhoods in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

19 Jan
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

19 Jan
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tubas And Nablus

January 19, 2017 9:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Aqabah village in Tubas, and the Old Askar refugee camp, in Nablus, searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded a home in Jerusalem, and violently searched it. In Tubas district, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded and […]

18 Jan
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, at least fourteen Palestinians, during various invasions targeting homes in several communities in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded several communities in the district, searched and […]

18 Jan
11:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Two Others, In Nablus

January 18, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted one Palestinian in addition to shooting two others, as many army vehicles and settlers’ busses invaded the city. Media sources in Nablus said approximately fifteen buses, carrying dozens of colonists, and […]

15 Jan
11:22

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The army also installed roadblocks, and summoned a father and his son for interrogation. Several army vehicles invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the […]

11 Jan
1:18

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 33 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least thirty-three Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad […]

03 Jan
11:52

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Residential Structures Near Nablus

January 3, 2017 11:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded earlier Tuesday the village of Khirbit Tana, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished several residential sheds and structures. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official in charge of Israeli settlements’ file in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

03 Jan
11:19

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirty Palestinians, including several children, during massive invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

02 Jan
8:51

Settlements, Demolitions Continue Unabated, Following US Abstention at UN

Palestinian sources warned, Monday, of Israeli intents to establish an illegal settlement outpost on Palestinian land located in eastern Nablus. Head of Deir al-Hatab village council, Abdul Kareem Hussein, said Israeli settlers, on Sunday, started the construction of abodes, water reserves and mobile home lots in Ras al-Ein area, to […]

30 Dec
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Invade Two Villages South Of Nablus

December 30, 2016 9:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Friday at dawn, the villages of az-Sawiya and Qaryout, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers surrounded the villages before invading them, and drove around their streets and neighborhoods. The soldiers also […]

Settlers in Joseph's Tomb in 2013 (image from The Iran Project)
27 Dec
1:02

Israeli Soldiers and Hundreds of Settlers Invade Nablus Area, Wounding Palestinian Youth

Fifteen buses of Israeli settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers in armored vehicles and jeeps, invaded the Nablus area in the northern part of the West Bank Sunday night to hold a religious ceremony at the site known as “Joseph’s Tomb”. The soldiers fired tear gas and live ammunition at the […]

24 Dec
5:13

7-year-old Boy Targeted in Kafr Qaddoum

(Photo: Masked members of the Israeli security forces briefly detain a Palestinian boy during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land, by Israel, in the village of Kfar Qaddoum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, on December 23, 2016. / AFP / JAAFAR ASHTIYEH) 12/23/16 | […]

23 Dec
2:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Another, Near Nablus

December 23, 2016 2:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, abducted one Palestinian, shot and moderately injured another, after surrounding several homes. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many homes belonging to members […]

23 Dec
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Hebron And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, and on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians from West Bank districts of Hebron and Tubas; the army broke into and searched many homes in the Hebron district and violently searched them. Dozens of soldiers invaded Hneina area, in Doura town, southwest of the southern […]

22 Dec
12:40

Israeli Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said that Israeli soldiers have abducted overnight and at dawn Thursday, thirteen Palestinians, including three children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

22 Dec
11:58

Army Abducts Two Young Men In Nablus and Tulkarem

December 22, 2016 11:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and Tulkarem city, and abducted two Palestinians, including one who was injured after the soldiers assaulted him.   Several military jeeps invaded Balata refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and […]

21 Dec
11:17

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 24 Palestinians, Including Seven Children, In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, 24 Palestinians, including seven children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, said the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted seven […]

21 Dec
9:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Nablus

December 21, 2016 9:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians in different communities, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded Tal village, southwest of Nablus, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The PPS identified the abducted residents as Moath […]

19 Dec
1:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least thirteen Palestinians in the West Bank, including seven from Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the Old City of Jerusalem, and Shu’fat […]

14 Dec
8:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Nablus

December 14, 2016 8:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, different areas south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, abducted two Palestinians, and detained seventeen others for several hours. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched many homes in Tal village, […]

14 Dec
5:38

Israeli Settlers Raid Al-Aqsa Mosque, Joseph’s Tomb

Israeli extremist settlers and archaeologists, backed by special troops, stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Tuesday.  Jerusalemite sources said, according to Al Ray, that 70 Jewish Israeli settlers and 48 archaeologists broke into Al-Aqsa’s courtyards via the Maghariba gate, and tried to perform Talmudic rituals.  The sources said that guards and […]

13 Dec
11:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Northern West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians in the northern West Bank districts of Jenin, Nablus and Tulkarem. The soldiers also invaded many homes and searched them. The soldiers invaded Qabatia town, south of Jenin, searched homes, and abducted a young man, identified as Mo’men Hasan Kamil. The […]

12 Dec
11:48

Detainee Bilal Kayed Released

December 12, 2016 11:48 PM IMEMC News Nablus, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli Prison Authority has released, Monday, detainee Bilal Kayed, who was held under arbitrary administrative detention orders after serving a 14.5-year prison sentence, and held a 71-day hunger strike until reaching an agreement ending his illegal detention. The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee said Kayed was released at the Jabara military […]

08 Dec
1:45

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 18 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, 18 Palestinians, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians, identified […]

06 Dec
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. On Monday evening, the soldiers abducted a merchant from Gaza, while crossing the Erez terminal. In Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, […]

06 Dec
10:20

Illegal Colonists Uproot 40 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

Several illegal Israeli colonists bulldozed and uprooted, on Tuesday morning, more than 40 Dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands, in Ein Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of settlement’s files in the northern part of the West Bank, said […]

29 Nov
1:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians in various district in the occupied West Bank, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said. The PPS office in Salfit district, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Mustafa Abdul-‘Aziz Mer’ey, […]

27 Nov
11:04

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least eight Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in different 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 invaded and […]

25 Nov
11:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Ramallah And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Thursday evening, two Palestinian men from the West Bank districts of Jenin and Ramallah; one of them is the father of a Palestinian who was killed by the army in 2014, while the other was taken prisoner at a roadblock near Nablus. Media sources in […]

24 Nov
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Thursday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. In Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers searched several homes and abducted Ayyoub Enfei’at, and his brother […]

22 Nov
1:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes, in Nablus, Jerusalem and Qalqilia, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, and abducted Jaber ‘Oweiss and Anas Hamdan. […]

22 Nov
12:25

Army Kills A Palestinian Man Near Jerusalem

November 22, 2016 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday morning, a Palestinian man at the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the slain Palestinian man has been identified as Jihad Mohammad Khalil, 40, from Beit Wazan village, west of Nablus, in the northern part of the […]

21 Nov
1:29

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, ten Palestinians in Jerusalem, Tulkarem, Ramallah, Nablus, and Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers abducted two Palestinians, […]

18 Nov
12:46

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus, Summon Two From Bethlehem

November 18, 2016 12:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, after stopping him at the Za’tara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The army also summoned two Palestinians from Bethlehem for interrogation. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ibrahim Nabreessy, from the al-Far’a […]

18 Nov
7:27

Israeli Soldiers Invaded Several Palestinian Communities In Nablus

November 18, 2016 7:27 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, many Palestinian villages, and towns, in addition to agricultural lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The soldiers searched many homes, olive orchards and caves after gunshots were heard close to Yitzhar Israeli colony, illegally built on Palestinian […]

16 Nov
3:37

Woman Killed and 5 Security Officers Wounded in Armed Clashes in Nablus

November 16, 2016 3:37 PM PCHR Gaza Internal Unrest, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) follows up with concern the security chaos in Nablus, the latest of which were the clashes between Palestinian security services and a number of armed persons today morning. These latest clashes resulted in the killing of a woman inside her house and injury […]

14 Nov
12:21

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, at least ten Palestinians, including a child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and injured five Palestinians near Jericho, including one who suffered serious wounds. The Hebron office of the PPS, in […]

14 Nov
11:13

Clashes In Nablus After Israeli Soldiers Invaded Dorms For Female Students

November 14, 2016 11:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Media sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, have reported that clashes took place between dozens of soldiers and local youths, after the army invaded the city, and stormed dorms for female students. The sources stated that the soldiers invaded the al-Khalili building, used as […]

11 Nov
12:17

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Jenin And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Friday, two Palestinians from Jenin and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Jenin office of the PPS said the soldiers kidnapped Majd Ba’jawi, after invading his home and violently searching it, in Ya’bad town, southwest of Jenin. […]

11 Nov
10:38

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Nablus And Tubas

November 11, 2016 10:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, several homes in Ein Beit al-Maa’, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and Tubas city in central West Bank, and kidnapped two Palestinians. Israeli navy ships open fire on Palestinian fishing boats in northern Gaza. Media sources in Nablus said […]

09 Nov
12:08

PPS: “Army Kidnaps 22 Palestinians, Including A Journalist, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Wednesday, twenty-two Palestinians, including a journalist, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, ten of them in Hebron. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and […]

09 Nov
9:07

One Palestinian Seriously Injured By Israeli Army Fire Near Nablus

November 9, 2016 9:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, and seriously injured, a young Palestinian man after he reportedly attempted to stab a soldier, on Wednesday morning, in an area between Za’tara and Huwwara military roadblocks, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent said the wounded Palestinian has been identified as […]

07 Nov
2:36

Settlers Steal Olive Crops from Village in Nablus Area

Israeli settlers have reportedly stolen olive crops gathered from land belonging to farmers from the village of Deir Sharaf, to the northwest of Nablus, a Palestinian official said on Monday. Ghassan Daghlas, the Palestinian Authority official in charge of the settlements file in the northern occupied West Bank, told WAFA that […]

03 Nov
9:12

Palestinian Officer Dies From Wounds Suffered In 2002

November 3, 2016 9:12 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian security officer died, Thursday, from wounds he suffered in 2002, when the Israeli army invaded Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The officer, Raed Fuad Hijja, 38, from Borqa village west of Nablus, was a member of […]

03 Nov
11:22

Army Demolishes Two Sheds And A Butcher’s Shop Near Nablus

November 3, 2016 11:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps, and a bulldozer, invaded in Thursday at dawn Beita town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolishes a butcher’s shop and two sheds. The invasion was carried out during early dawn hours after the soldiers surrounded the town and advanced from several […]

31 Oct
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several areas in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and interrogated many Palestinians before kidnapping eleven. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Silwad town, north of Ramallah and kidnapped five Palestinians. They have been identified as […]

30 Oct
9:12

PCHR Press Release: “In Security Escalation in Nablus, 2 Wounded, Including Security Officer”

Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR) In Security Escalation in Nablus, 2 Wounded, Including Security Officer, Due to Clashes Between Security Officers and Armed Persons in Balata Refugee Camp Yesterday (Saturday), two persons, including a Palestinian security officer, were wounded during clashes between Palestinian security officers and armed persons in […]