Category Archives: Ramallah

22 Feb
4:59

Palestinian Child With Epilepsy And Leukemia Sentenced To 90 Days In Israeli Prison

Report By Samidoun: Palestinian boy Ahmad Kaddour, 15, was sentenced on Monday, 20 February to 91 days in prison and a fine of 3000 NIS (approximately $810 USD), accused of throwing stones at Israeli occupation soldiers. Ahmad suffers from epilepsy and is undergoing continued treatment for leukemia, with frequent need for medication […]

20 Feb
10:49

Israeli Soldiers abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least twenty-two Palestinians, from various areas, in the occupied West Bank, and violently searched dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the […]

18 Feb
6:24

Bil’in Marks Twelve Years Of Ongoing Struggle Against the Israeli Annexation Wall, Colonies

Scores of Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists marched, Friday, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, marking twelve years of ongoing nonviolent struggle, steadfastness and determination. Photojournalist Haithem Khatib, from Bil’in, said a young man suffered a fracture in his leg, after the soldiers […]

18 Feb
5:20

Many Injured After Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Ni’lin

Palestinian medics sources have reported, Friday, that many protesters, including three Israeli activists, suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent procession in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The procession started on Friday afternoon, after the nonviolent protesters gathered […]

15 Feb
11:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in different parts of the West Bank, and confiscated fifteen Palestinian cars. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a child, identified as Firas Nidal Mansour, 14, and […]

15 Feb
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child in Bil’in Near Ramallah

February 15, 2017 10:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the village of Bil’in, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted a Palestinian child, in addition to summoning another Palestinian for interrogation. Abdullah Abu Rahma, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

10 Feb
5:05

Two Palestinians Injured In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest, held by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, leading to clashes that resulted in wounding two Palestinians, including a child. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in, […]

10 Feb
12:45

Illegal Israeli Colonists Uproot 400 Palestinian Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

Several extremist Israeli settlers, living in a colony built on illegally confiscated Palestinian land, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, invaded at dawn Friday, a Palestinian olive orchard, and uprooted more than 400 saplings. The mayor of Sinjel, Arroub Sweidan, said the assailants invaded the Palestinian orchards, and […]

09 Feb
11:00

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and until dawn hours Thursday, eleven Palestinians, including two children, during invasions and violent searches of homes and property, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers […]

07 Feb
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted eighteen Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded several areas, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, violently searched homes and abducted four Palestinians, identified Nazeeh Abu ‘Oun, from Jaba’ town, Luay […]

06 Feb
5:01

Demolition of Ammona Settlement Outpost Begins

Israeli police have embarked on demolishing the Mona settlement outpost that was built on private Palestinian lands north of Ramallah, central West Bank. Walla Israeli newspaper said, according to the PNN, that the demolition has started, after the area was evicted of settlers a few days ago on court order, […]

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 […]

03 Feb
4:14

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said this week’s protest comes in solidarity with […]

03 Feb
3:51

Army Attacks The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Amira, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

02 Feb
4:30

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Birzeit University Students

February 2, 2017 4:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, Thursday, into the western entrance of Birzeit University, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted two students. Eyewitnesses said the undercover soldiers were driving a truck, before attacking Bassel Filian and Tawfiq Abu ’Arqoub, and took them to an unknown destination. Bassel […]

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
11:00

Army Abducts A Former Political Prisoner Near Ramallah

February 1, 2017 11:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, violently searched and ransacked homes, and abducted a former political prisoner. The soldiers abducted No’man Hamed, 21, after detonating the main door of his family’s home, and searched the property, causing excessive […]

01 Feb
7:33

Detained Father Of Slain Palestinian Teen Declares Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Shafiq al-Halabi, the father of Mohannad, who was killed by the army last year, has declared a hunger strike, protesting his detention without charges. Shafiq was taken prisoner on Sunday January 29, 2017, after he was summoned for interrogation at the Ofer […]

31 Jan
10:01

Eviction of ِAmona Illegal Ourpost Ordered within 48 Hours

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, ordered the eviction of the illegal Amona Israeli colonialist outpost within 48 hours, in preparation to demolish it by Febrary 8. Amona, located near the West Bank city of Ramallah, was built on privately-owned Palestinian land, where 40 settler families are currently living. The court ruling came […]

Shooting of handcuffed Palestinian (image from video by B'Tselem)
31 Jan
11:46

Two Israeli Officers Promoted after Involvement in Two Separate Cases of Soldiers Shooting Palestinians

Just after the conviction of an Israeli soldier for involuntary manslaughter for shooting a Palestinian who was lying on the ground mortally wounded in 2016, the Israeli military ordered the promotion of an officer who testified against the soldier. Separately, on the same day, a soldier who shot a handcuffed […]

30 Jan
9:08

Israeli Forces Raid Palestinian-owned Publishing House

In six months, Israeli forces have raided seven Palestinian-owned publishing houses.  Israeli forces raided a Palestinian publishing house in the West Bank district of Ramallah and seized equipment, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reports. The owner of al-Nour Publishing House, Khaled Musaffar, said Israeli forces ransacked the office overnight […]

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 […]

30 Jan
5:31

Army Abducts Father Of A Slain Palestinian

January 30, 2017 5:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, Shafiq al-Halabi, the father of Mohannad, 19, who was killed by the army on October 3rd, 2015, after summoning him for interrogation in Ofer detention center, west of Ramallah, in the central west Bank. The family said that the soldiers phoned them, directly after […]

27 Jan
8:52

Weekly Protest Held In Bil’in

Approximately fifteen Palestinians, accompanied by five Israelis and five international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters matched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing Israeli occupation, and escalating violations […]

27 Jan
6:01

Dozens Participate In The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists participated, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The protest this week also commemorated the late George Habash, the former secretary-general of the leftist Popular Front […]

26 Jan
12:30

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes Of Two Nonviolent Figures In Bil’in, Confiscate A Computer

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Bil’in in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before the soldiers broke into the homes of two main figures of the nonviolent movement against the Annexation Wall and colonies, searched the properties and confiscated a computer. Approximately […]

26 Jan
7:37

Israeli Soldiers Invade ‘Aboud, Near Ramallah

January 26, 2017 7:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Many armored Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of ‘Aboud, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and clashed with many youngsters. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the village from several directions, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas […]

26 Jan
3:10

Israeli Army Kills A Young Palestinian Man Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man at a bus station close to an illegal colony, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after he reportedly tried to ram soldiers with his car. The army is claiming that the Palestinian, Hussein Salem Abu Ghosh, 24, […]

25 Jan
12:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several villages and towns, in the West Bank districts of Ramallah, Jenin, Bethlehem, Hebron, Tulkarem and Jerusalem, before conducting extensive searches of homes, and abducted at least nineteen Palestinians. Several army vehicles invaded Deir Ghassana village, northwest of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted […]

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 […]

23 Jan
10:23

Israeli Military Police Abducts Abdullah Abu Rahma While Attending Court Hearing

The Israeli Military Police abducted, Monday, senior nonviolent activist, Abdullah Abu Rahma, at the Ofer Military Court, while attending a hearing for activists who were abducted last Friday. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, in Ramallah, strongly denounced the abduction of Abu Rahma, who […]

20 Jan
4:06

Israeli Soldiers Assault The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest, attended by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, was held in condemnation of statement by US president-elect Donald Trump regarding moving the […]

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 […]

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 […]

16 Jan
12:25

General Union For Palestinian Writers Denounced Abduction Of Palestinian Author

January 16, 2017 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The General Union for Palestinian Writers issued a statement, Monday, strongly denouncing the abduction of author and intellectual Walid al-Hodali, who was taken prisoner at dawn, after many Israeli soldiers invaded his home in Ramallah. In a press release, the Union described the abduction of Hodali is another Israeli crime […]

16 Jan
12:09

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday at dawn and during morning hours, at least twenty Palestinians, including a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded various areas in the central West […]

16 Jan
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Journalist Who Held Extended Hunger Strike

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, Palestinian journalist, Mohammad al-Qeeq, 34, who was released on April 19 2014, after holding a 94-day hunger strike, and detained the family members of slain Palestinians, identified as Mohannad al-Halabi, Thaer Abu Ghazala, Hussein Abu Ghosh, after participating in a peaceful procession in Bethlehem, […]

14 Jan
6:01

Two Injured, Many Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

14 Jan
5:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. Coordinator of the Popular Committee in Ni’lin Mohammad ‘Amira said the soldiers targeted the nonviolent protesters with gas […]

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 […]

09 Jan
1:03

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

Israeli soldiers abducted during overnight invasions into different parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, twenty Palestinians from their homes, including two brothers and a sister of the Palestinian who was killed Sunday, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in occupied Jerusalem said the […]

09 Jan
7:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Budrus town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee […]

07 Jan
10:39

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the protest came in solidarity with local nonviolent […]

07 Jan
10:03

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israelis and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protests in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, before Israeli soldiers assaulted them. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the soldiers intercepted the nonviolent protesters, and claimed that the […]

05 Jan
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Senior Palestinian Health Ministry Official

January 5, 2017 12:12 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday at night, at the car of the Palestinian undersecretary of the Health Ministry, while he was traveling from Ramallah to Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The car was driving near the ar-Ram town, in Ramallah, when the soldiers fired several live rounds at […]

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, […]

31 Dec
8:22

Bil’in’s Weekly Protest Commemorates Jawaher Abu Rahma

December 31, 2016 8:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists conducted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, also commemorating Jawaher Abu Rahma, who was killed by the army on January 1, 2011. The Popular Committee in […]

30 Dec
10:30

Army Invades Three Towns Near Ramallah

December 30, 2016 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the towns of Beit Rima, Kafr Ein, and Birzeit, north and northeast of the Ramallah and al-Biereh District, in central West Bank, and searched homes. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers drove around in the streets and alleys of the three communities, while […]

28 Dec
6:58

Ramallah: Closure, Isolation and Suffering for a Second Week

More than fifty thousand Palestinians are suffering after Israeli occupation forces besieged multiple villages in Ramallah, West Bank. ~ Ahmad Jaradat, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Israeli occupation forces have blocked civilians from entering and exiting their own villages and towns in the Ramallah district of the West Bank, for two […]

27 Dec
5:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, eleven Palestinians from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Ramallah office of the PPS said the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in the district, and abducted five Palestinians, […]

24 Dec
3:52

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

December 24, 2016 3:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets, concussion grenades and gas bombs, against the nonviolent protesters, causing […]

23 Dec
1:17

Palestinian Child Dies From Wounds Suffered After Soldiers Shot Him In October

December 23, 2016 1:17 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, on Friday morning, from very serious wounds he suffered in October, after Israeli soldiers shot him in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The sources said the soldiers shot the child, identified as Fares al-Bayed, 16, […]

20 Dec
3:47

Israeli Army Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. In Jerusalem, the army invaded and searched homes and abducted six Palestinians, identified as Amer Abed, Mohammad Dari, 13, Ahmad Zidani, 13, Amer Zidani, 17, […]

19 Dec
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Completely Seal Two Villages Near Ramallah

December 19, 2016 9:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers imposed, on Monday at dawn, a strict siege, and closed roads with concrete blocks and sand hills, isolating the village of Shuqba and Rantis villages, northeast of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving them. The soldiers first invaded Rantis village, […]

19 Dec
6:56

Israeli Soldiers Invade Aboud Village, Close Its Main Road

December 19, 2016 6:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, the village of ‘Aboud, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, and closed its main road. The head of Aboud village council Yousef Mos’ad said the soldiers closed the main entrance of the village, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. […]

18 Dec
5:44

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

December 18, 2016 5:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Sunday at dawn, a Palestinian teen from Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, after several military vehicles invaded the town leading to clashes with dozens of local youngsters. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the slain teen has […]

17 Dec
9:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Child In Silwad

December 17, 2016 9:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a Palestinian child in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the child has been identified as Ward Abdul-Qader Hamed, 15, and that he was abducted after the soldiers stopped him at the western […]

17 Dec
4:57

Israeli Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, near Ramallah in central West bank, causing several injuries. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers assaulted the nonviolent protesters as they reached a construction site of the illegal Israeli […]

17 Dec
3:41

Israeli Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Activists In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of local, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and detained an international peace activist. The protest was held by approximately 20 international activists, 20 […]

14 Dec
11:35

Army Invades Birzeit University, Illegally Confiscates Computers

December 14, 2016 11:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Birzeit University Campus, in Birzeit city in central West bank, violently searched several buildings, causing excessive damage, and confiscated computers. The head of the Student Senate in Birzeit University Ahmad al-‘Ayesh, said the soldiers invaded many buildings in the university, […]

12 Dec
11:59

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

09 Dec
4:48

Many Palestinians Injured During A Nonviolent Procession Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers assaulted dozens of Palestinian, and international activists, participating in a peaceful procession on Palestinian orchards in Turmus Ayya town, east of Ramallah, marking the second anniversary of the death of government minister, Ziad Abu Ein, who was killed by the army. The soldiers assaulted the peaceful protesters while […]

08 Dec
12:32

Shabak Claims Arresting Palestinians Involved In Shooting Against A Military Base

The Israeli Security Agency (Shabak) allowed for publication the arrest of what it called a “Palestinian cell” involved in shooting attacks targeting a military base near the Ofra illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands, east of Ramallah in the West Bank. The Shabak alleged that the cell carried out several […]

07 Dec
10:59

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 16 Palestinians, including a child, only 12 years of age, during home invasions and violent searches, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The PPS office in Bethlehem, said the […]

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, […]

05 Dec
8:12

Israeli Army Abducts Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on earlier Monday, at least twenty-three Palestinians, including nine children between the ages of nine and fifteen, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. In Jerusalem, the soldiers searched homes and abducted ‘Oweiss Husseini, […]

03 Dec
5:50

Yasser Arafat Commemorated with $7m Museum

Israel and its western allies may call him “terrorist,” or “irrelevant,” but, for his people and millions around the world, Yasser Arafat was a hero, a freedom fighter, a man of principles and, most certainly, a very relevant person. (image source: palmuseum.org) Arafat, who dedicated his life to keeping the […]

03 Dec
5:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest also marked the International Day for Solidarity with the Palestinian People.   Many Palestinian, Israeli, and international peace activists marched from the center […]

30 Nov
12:20

Army Abducts Fourteen Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Wednesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including several children, in different parts of the West Bank, including in occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, […]

29 Nov
6:43

Abbas Re-elected Leader of Fateh Movement

After a two-year delay, Fateh’s seventh congress kicked off in Ramallah, today, where the movement has re-elected President Mahmoud Abbas to a new five-year term. Abbas said that 60 delegations from 28 countries will be joining the conference tonight. Party official Salim Zanoun asked the gathering Monday to elect Abbas […]

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, […]

26 Nov
7:40

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the west Bank, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The weekly procession started from the center of the village, heading towards Palestinian lands and orchards, before the soldiers started firing gas […]

26 Nov
2:57

Bil’in Holds The Weekly Protest

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the nonviolent protestors marched while carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting for national unity, the […]

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 […]

21 Nov
10:06

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Ramallah

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and one near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded Saida village, north of Tulkarem, before breaking into homes and searching […]

18 Nov
7:51

Palestinians, Israeli And International Activists Hold The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israeli, and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protest was held by approximately twenty Palestinians, ten Israelis and five international peace activists, who marched from […]

17 Nov
2:59

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian In Ramallah

November 17, 2016 2:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, on Wednesday evening, into the West Bank city of Ramallah, kidnapped a young Palestinian man, and took him to an unknown destination. Eyewitnesses said the undercover soldiers were driving an unmarked car, before assaulting the young man as he was stepping out of a coffee shop, […]

17 Nov
2:34

Israeli Soldiers Invade Office Of Legislator Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi

As part of massive Wednesday dawn invasions and breaking into homes, media centers and buildings, Israeli soldiers also invaded the office of Palestinian Legislator and the head of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi. The soldiers broke into Dr. Barghouthi’s office, in Ramallah, amidst massive and violent invasions into […]

16 Nov
9:46

Army Invades A Health And Media Center In Ramallah, Injures Three Palestinians

November 16, 2016 9:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Health, Development, Information and Policy Institute, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after detonating many doors and walls, violently searched it and injured three students. Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, a member of the Public Committee of the “Health, Development, Information and Policy […]

15 Nov
1:45

The Palestine Housing Cooperative Union Calls for Considering the Right of Housing in Palestine as a Basic Human and Civil Right

The Palestine Housing Cooperatives Union (PHCU) held the annual meeting of its General Assembly and commemorated the twelfth anniversary of  the passing away of the late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. The meeting began with the Palestinian national anthem and a moment’s of silence was observed to honor the people who […]

13 Nov
12:53

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Ten Palestinians In Different Parts Of The Occupied West Bank”

westThe Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians, including six children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied East Jerusalem. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said several army vehicles invaded Deheishe refugee camp, south […]

11 Nov
3:18

Bil’in Weekly Protest Commemorates 12th Anniversary Of Arafat’s Death

Dozens of residents, Israeli and international activists, held Friday the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, and commemorating the twelfth anniversary of the death of President Yasser Arafat. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the nonviolent protestors marched carrying Palestinian flags […]

10 Nov
12:54

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 23 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, 23 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and that one of them is a child who was also shot and injured by the army, prior to his abduction. The Bethlehem office of the PPS […]

10 Nov
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Injure And Kidnap A Palestinian Child Near Ramallah

November 10, 2016 11:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Thursday morning, a Palestinian child from near ‘Atara military roadblock, between Birzeit and Atara towns, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers were filmed dragging the wounded child instead of dealing with his injury. The child was later identified as Anas […]

09 Nov
11:00

Palestinian Dies From A Head Injury Suffered In 1992

Medical sources have reported that a Palestinian man, died on Wednesday morning, from very serious wounds he suffered in 1992, after Israeli soldiers shot him in the head, during a military invasion into the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The sources said the Palestinian, Ahmad […]

08 Nov
4:02

Construction of Settlement Trade Center Approved by Israeli Government

The High Committee for Israeli Civil Planning and Building has approved the building of a huge shopping center to west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, after deliberating for several years. Israeli daily “Haaretz” reported, on Tuesday, that the plan was approved last month, and that the state is to build a […]

07 Nov
12:50

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and earlier Monday, seventeen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded several towns in the Ramallah and al-Bireh District, searched dozens of homes and kidnapped seven Palestinians. […]

07 Nov
9:03

Video: “Israeli Soldiers Invade Ramallah, Kidnap One Palestinian”

November 7, 2016 9:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Monday at dawn, Ramallah city in central West Bank, and many nearby villages, leading to clashes between the invading forces and local youngsters. The soldiers surrounded a hotel, invaded a coffee shop, and illegally confiscated cash.   In a televised report, Ali Dar Ali of […]

06 Nov
1:10

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 14 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and earlier Sunday, at least 14 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers invaded Qabatia and Burqin towns, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, kidnapped four […]

05 Nov
11:59

Two Seriously; Four Palestinians Injured After Being Assaulted By Fanatic Israeli Colonists

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that four Palestinians have been injured, two of them suffered life-threatening wounds, after being assaulted by several extremist Israeli colonists near Ramallah. The attack took place in the al-Batha area, close to Talmon illegal colony, that was built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. The Palestinian […]

05 Nov
8:17

Israeli Troops Attack Non-violent Demonstrators In Bil’in

On Friday afternoon, Israeli troops attacked a non-violent demonstration against the Israeli Annexation Wall in the village of Bil’in, in the central West Bank, kidnapping one Palestinian and one Israeli peace activist. The protest began in the village of Bil’in, and the demonstrators marched down to the site of the […]

04 Nov
5:37

Clashes in Al Jalazun Refugee Camp

An Israeli soldier was injured with a rock during clashes at the entrance of the al-Jalazun refugee camp, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, on Thursday evening. Clashes erupted after Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near the refugee camp, following the death of 23-year-old Ma’an Nasser-Eddin […]

03 Nov
10:21

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Near Ramallah

November 3, 2016 10:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday afternoon, a young Palestinian man near Ofra illegal colony, northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the Palestinian has been identified as Ma’an Nasser-Eddin Abu Qare’, 23, from al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of Ramallah. The Ministry added that […]

03 Nov
12:35

PPS: “Army Kidnaps 24 Palestinians, Including Eight Family Members And A Journalist, In Jerusalem”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped overnight and at dawn Thursday, 24 Palestinians, including a journalist and eight family members, and a journalist, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers searched and ransacked many homes in the Ramallah […]

03 Nov
10:04

Army Kidnaps A Father, His Wife, And Their Five Children, In Ramallah

November 3, 2016 10:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Thursday, a Palestinian home in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of Ramallah, and kidnapped a father, his wife, and their five children, in addition to confiscating equipment from the family’s auto repair shop. Media sources in Ramallah said several Israeli army vehicles invaded the refugee camp […]

01 Nov
12:29

Palestinian Policeman Killed After Shooting Three Israeli Soldiers In Ramallah

One Palestinian police officer was killed, on Monday evening, after carrying out a shooting attack against Israeli soldiers near Beit El settlement, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding three of them, one seriously. The Israeli army said the soldiers shot and killed the Palestinian, after wounding […]

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 […]

29 Oct
10:52

Palestinian Man Seriously Injured By Israeli Army In Ramallah

October 29, 2016 10:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously wounded, on Saturday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, near Ein Yabroud town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after he reportedly attempted to “ram Israeli soldiers with his car, then tried to stab them.” The Israeli army claims that the soldiers […]

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29 Oct
2:15

Protesters in Bil’in cut Israeli barbed wire, face tear gas fired by Israeli troops

October 29, 2016 2:15 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Ramallah 0

On Friday afternoon, around 50 international supporters joined 30 local residents and 10 Israelis in a protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall. They marched from the center of Bil’in towards Palestinian lands close to Modi’in Illit colony, where they raised Palestinian flags and pictures of an Israeli activist who recently […]