Category Archives: Ramallah

22 Jan
5:10

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Attack Three Schoolchildren Near Ramallah

January 22, 2018 5:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

A group of undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, three schoolchildren in Kafr Malek village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and briefly detained them. Media sources said the undercover soldiers attacked the three children, identified as Ali Khalil Kaā€™abna, 10, Anas Younis Abu Ein, 7, and Salem […]

19 Jan
6:47

Major Digital Activism Forum Attended by Hundreds in Palestine

Almost 300 hundred people attended the second Palestine Digital Activism Forum in Ramallah, this week, on 17 January, 2018. The event was was hosted by 7amleh ā€“ the Arab Center for Social Media Advancement. The Forum was a day-long event, comprising panel discussions and Q&A sessions as well as interactive […]

17 Jan
8:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, many homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and violently searched them, before abducting at twenty-two Palestinians, including children, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday morning, the soldiers abducted a college student in Bethlehem. The PPS said that the soldiers […]

16 Jan
12:25

Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said that the soldiers conducted violent searches of many homes in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted eleven Palestinians, identified […]

16 Jan
8:35

Army Invades Many Apartments In Ramallah

January 16, 2018 8:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian apartments, including one inhabited by a journalist, and conducted violent searches, causing serious property damage. The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers invaded the apartment of one of its reporters, identified as Zahran Hammad, after detonating the front door. It […]

15 Jan
1:09

Soldiers Assault Three Children, And A Young Man, Before Abducting Them

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Monday, that Israel soldiers repeatedly assaulted three children, and a young man, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, causing several cuts and bruises, before abducting them. The committee said that three Israeli soldiers attacked Fawzi Nakhla, 17, and repeatedly kicked and beat […]

13 Jan
9:44

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, several Palestinians in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, after the army attacked dozens of nonviolent protesters in the village, which was also placed under a strict military siege. Local nonviolent activist, Bassem Tamimi, said the soldiers instantly resorted to the excessive use of force, and […]

13 Jan
6:05

Nabi Saleh Declared a Closed Military Zone

The Israeli army closed off, on Saturday, entrances to the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh (home to imprisoned teenage activist Ahed al-Tamimi), to the north of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, and declared the area to be a closed military zone, barring entry into it, according to a local […]

12 Jan
3:59

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and injured many protesters. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bilā€™in said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force […]

12 Jan
2:57

Israeli Soldiers Attack Protesters In Several Parts Of The West Bank And Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching against the ongoing Israeli occupation, and oppression, and the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. The protests started on Friday afternoon, before the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, and fired injured many Palestinians. […]

11 Jan
4:51

Maliki: US Responsible for Planned Settlement Expansion

A Palestinian rides on a donkey with a settlement in the background (Photo: Christian Peacemaker Team) Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki criticized the US government on Wednesday for ā€œgiving the greenlightā€ to Israel, to do ā€œwhatever it wants with Palestinian land,ā€ with regard to Israeli announcements of plans to build […]

10 Jan
1:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and two others at a roadblock, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday at noon, the soldiers installed a military […]

10 Jan
7:18

Soldiers Abduct A Young Woman Near Ramallah

January 10, 2018 7:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian woman, near the main entrance of Turmus Ayya town, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted the young woman, after stopping her at a junction near Shilo illegal Israeli colony, which was built on private […]

09 Jan
12:30

Open Letter from Academics at Birzeit University in Palestine

We at Birzeit University call on the academic community to protest the Israeli governmentā€™s deliberate harassment of international students and academics who travel to Palestine in order to study or work in Palestinian academic institutions. The past few years have seen many international students and academics stopped, interrogated, and/or deported […]

09 Jan
5:35

Israel Demands Compensation From Family Of Palestinian Crushed To Death Under Army Jeep

The Israeli army filed a lawsuit against the family, and the entire town, of a Palestinian who was crushed to death under a military jeep which flipped over him, after the army invaded Kafr Malek village, east of Ramallah, in central West Bank, in mid-June 2014. The military is demanding […]

09 Jan
2:26

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Birzeit University

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a young Palestinian man, after the army assaulted protesters near the western entrance of Birzeit University, in Birzeit, north of Ramallah in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man was shot with a live round in his abdomen, and was rushed to a local […]

07 Jan
2:03

Army Injures A Palestinian In Birzeit

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, a young Palestinian man, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near the western entrance of Birzeit University, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man suffered a moderate injury, after the soldiers shot him with a rubber-coated […]

05 Jan
2:06

Israel Plans Massive Expansion of West Bank Colonial Settlements: 3,829 New Units

In a report by the Israeli Channel Two news, the Israeli government plan was revealed, to give final approval to 3,829 new colonial settlement units next week. The expansion plan follows a number of Israeli directives to take over more Palestinian land in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, in direct […]

05 Jan
1:48

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held In Bilā€™in

On Friday, dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. This weekā€™s procession also came to protest the illegal recognition of U.S. President Donald Trump of […]

05 Jan
8:30

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Qaddoura refugee camp, in central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot one Palestinian. Media sources said several armored military jeeps invaded the refugee camp, and shot the Palestinian in his thigh, before he was rushed to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah. The […]

04 Jan
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Use Excessive Force Against Funeral Of Slain Teen, Seriously Injure One Palestinian

Israeli soldiers resorted, Thursday, to the excessive use of force against the funeral of slain teen from Deir Nitham village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and seriously injured one Palestinian with live fire. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers shot a young man with live […]

03 Jan
9:50

Fateh: United States Rejected as Peace Broker Unless Jerusalem Decision Reversed

Azzam Al-Ahmed, member of Fateh’s Central Committee, Wednesday, said that the Palestinian side is ā€œfighting an open political battle with the US and will not accept, under any condition, the US as a partner in a peace process before it reverses its Jerusalem decision.ā€ He said, during a meeting with […]

03 Jan
7:47

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy in Deir Nitham village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers shot Mosā€™ab Firas Tamimi, 17, with a live round in his neck, causing very serious wounds, before he was moved to […]

03 Jan
9:44

Israel Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, dozens of homes in the occupied West Bank, and conducted violent searches while interrogating scores of Palestinians, and abducted twenty-two. Dozens of soldiers also invaded the al-ā€˜Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank […]

03 Jan
1:14

World-renowned Teen Activist Ahed Tamimi Indicted for ā€˜Assaultingā€™ Soldier

On Monday, one day after her 21 year old cousin Nour was charged with assaulting an Israeli soldier, 16-year old Ahed was also charged with the same crime, along with ā€˜interfering with a soldierā€™s dutiesā€™ and stone throwing. The charges came after Ahed, her cousin and her mother were seen […]

01 Jan
12:40

Court Hearing of Palestinian poet postponed until January

ā€œA poem stands accused, my poem morphs into a crime. In the land of freedom, the artistā€™s fate is prison.ā€ So read the words of a poem written by the young poet Dareen Tatour, who was put in prison under charges of ā€˜incitementā€™ in 2015 for a poem that she […]

01 Jan
5:31

Army Refuses Court-Ordered Bail, Decides To Hold Nour Tamimi For Additional 100 Days

January 1, 2018 5:31 AM IMEMC News News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Israeli army refused, Sunday, a court order for the release of Nour Tamimi, 21, on a 5000 Israeli Shekels bail, and decided to hold her for additional 100 days, after filing a new indictment against her. Nonviolent activist, Mohammad Tamimi, said the army decided not to release Nour on […]

31 Dec
10:56

Abbas Marks 53rd Anniversary of Palestinian Revolution

President Mahmoud Abbas lit the torch on Sunday evening, in Ramallah, marking the 53rdĀ anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian liberation revolution and Fateh movement. Speaking on this occasion, Abbas reiterated his commitment to establishing an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, based on the 1967 borders […]

31 Dec
10:54

Army Forces Children Out Of Their Schools, Break Into Homes, Near Ramallah

December 31, 2017 10:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, the village of Deir Nitham, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, broke into and ransacked homes, and forced children out of their schools after invading them. Safi Tamimi, the coordinator of the Land Defense Committee in Deir Nitham, said that many […]

29 Dec
6:05

Army Injures Many Nonviolent Protesters In Niā€™lin

December 29, 2017 6:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, Palestinian and international nonviolent protesters, in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers attacked the protesters, as they marched from the village, heading towards the Palestinian […]

29 Dec
12:28

Israeli Forces Attack Protest Supporting Imprisoned Teen

On Thursday, dozens of women were attacked by the Israeli military after they gathered outside the Ofer military camp near Ramallah to protest the detention of 17-year old Ahed Tamimi, who was abducted by the Israeli military last week and held in detention since then. According to local sources, the […]

28 Dec
9:33

Child, Who Was Assaulted And Abducted By 23 Israeli Soldiers, Released

The Israeli Authorities released, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian child, who was abducted and assaulted by 23 Israeli soldiers, earlier this month, and was instantly moved to a hospital for treatment. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers released Fawzi Mohammad al-Juneidi, 16, who was held in Ofer military […]

27 Dec
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Ramallah, Jenin, Jerusalem, And Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Jenin, Jerusalem and Hebron. They were taken prisoner after the soldiers abducted, earlier, fourteen Palestinians in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and one in Jenin. The […]

26 Dec
5:30

Court Orders Tamimi Under Further Interrogation For Four More Days

The ā€œOferā€ Israeli military court decided, Monday, to remand world-renowned teen journalist ā€˜Ahed Tamimi, for four more days, after refusing to release her on bail, and accusing her of ā€œthreatening Israelā€™s security.ā€ ā€˜Ahed Tamimi, 17, will be sent to court again this coming Friday, and is facing charges, which include […]

25 Dec
1:15

Israeli Soldiers Assault Two Sanitation Workers Near Ramallah

December 25, 2017 1:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian sanitation workers from the al-Biereh town, in central West Bank, and forced them to lie down in the rain for an extended period. The soldiers stopped a sanitation truck, run by the City Council in al-Biereh, just as it approached garbage dump, […]

25 Dec
1:46

Israeli Court Refuses To Release Tamimi

An Israeli court denied, Sunday, an appeal for the release of detained world-renowned teen journalist, ā€˜Ahed Tamimi, 17, who stands accused of ā€œassaulting soldiers,ā€ who raided her family home in Nabi Saleh town, near Ramallah, before abducting her along with her mother, last Tuesday. A video published on social media […]

21 Dec
2:54

Army Abducts A Child, Injures Eleven Palestinians, Near Ramallah

December 21, 2017 2:54 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, one child, and shot eleven Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, in the Al-Mughayyir village, east of Ramallah. Media sources said a large military force invaded the village, and attacked Palestinian protesters, before firing […]

21 Dec
11:48

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, nine Palestinians, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians in Hebron governorate, […]

21 Dec
9:49

Undercover Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians Near Ramallah

December 21, 2017 9:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

A group of undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, late on Wednesday at night, Deir Jarir village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted six young Palestinian men, during confrontations that were taking place between regular army units, and locals. Eyewitnesses said that several young men hurled stones […]

Noor Tamimi
20 Dec
1:25

Second Young Woman from Tamimi Family Abducted by Israeli Soldiers in Nabi Saleh

Following the highly-publicized abduction of 16-year old Ahed Tamimi on Tuesday, along with her mother, Israeli soldiers entered the town of Nabi Saleh again early Wednesday morning and abducted Noor Tamimi, one of Ahedā€™s relatives, from her bed. Noor and Ahed are apparently being targeted for a video that went […]

20 Dec
2:11

World-renowned Teen Journalist & Her Mother Abducted by Israeli soldiers

Ahed al-Tamimi, a 16-year old girl from Nabi Saleh who has filmed the brutality of Israeli soldiers in her village since she was ten, was abducted from her home Tuesday morning by Israeli soldiers during a pre-dawn raid. Later Tuesday morning, when her mother Nariman went to Benjamin police station, […]

19 Dec
9:41

Army Injures Dozens Of Schoolchildren In Deir Nitham

December 19, 2017 9:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Deir Nitham Palestinian village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired gas bombs into a local school, causing dozens of children to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said at least 280 children were in school, when the soldiers […]

19 Dec
9:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Ramallah

December 19, 2017 9:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday morning, two Palestinian children from Betunia town, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and caused many schoolchildren to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the town, and fired many gas bombs at schools, causing […]

17 Dec
1:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, 16 Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of abducted Palestinians since December 7th, less than a day after U.S. President Trump made his illegal recognition of Jerusalem as a unified capital of Israel, to […]

17 Dec
10:59

Child, Who Was Abducted By 23 Israeli Soldiers, Reveals Assaults And Torture

A lawyer with the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society managed to visit a Palestinian child, who was assaulted and abducted by 23 Israeli soldiers on December 7th, and informed him of horrific violations, abuse and torture. The lawyer managed to visitĀ Fawzi Mohammad al-Juneidi, 16, who is held in Ofer Israeli prison and […]

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after ā€œattempted to […]

15 Dec
1:59

Updated: Soldiers Attack Protesters In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, thousands of Palestinian protesters, who marched in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in condemnation of the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. Update: Two Palestinians Injured By Live Israeli Army Fire In Gaza Israeli Soldiers Attack […]

14 Dec
10:18

Abbas: Palestinians No Longer Accepting US Role in Peace Process

PA president Mahmoud Abbas, on Wednesday, said that the Palestinians will no longer accept any role for the United States in the Middle East peace process, following President Donald Trumpā€™s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Abbas, speaking at the the Istanbul gathering of heads of state and […]

14 Dec
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Invade Print Shops And Colleges

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least three Palestinians, installed many roadblocks, in addition to invading two print shops, Birzeit University, and the al-Quds University, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron, said the soldiers invaded homes in Saā€™ir town, east of the city, and abducted […]

13 Dec
10:22

Updated: Israeli Army Abducts 37 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least 37 Palestinians, including a legislator, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes in the West Bank, causing damage, and interrogated many Palestinians in their […]

12 Dec
11:40

Update: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, since Monday evening until Tuesday at dawn, 22 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of abducted Palestinians since the U.S. President made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of […]

11 Dec
7:33

Army Abducts Three Young Palestinians In Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the village of Bilā€™in, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted three young Palestinian men. Iyad Burnat, of a senior nonviolent leader of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bilā€™in, said the soldiers abducted his son Abdul-Khaleq, and two […]

10 Dec
3:31

Youth Shot in Eye with Rubber Bullet during Ramallah Protest

Israeli army forces, Saturday night, shot a young Palestinian man in his eye with a rubber-coated steel bullet, during protests at the northern entrance of the city of al-Bireh. The Ministry of Health said, in a press release, that the man was transferred to the Palestine Medical complex in the […]

09 Dec
2:41

Israeli Army Attacks Scores of Palestinian Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate has reported that Israeli soldiers deliberately targeted scores of journalists, Friday, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem. It said that the soldiers shot Omar Abu Awad, the head of Palestine TV office in Jericho, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in […]

image from Vic2Pal on Twitter
08 Dec
12:38

Thursday: 108 Wounded as Israeli Troops Attack Palestinian Protesters in Ten Cities

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society reported that its medical teams treated 108 Palestinians for injuries from Israeli attacks on Palestinian protesters Thursday, including wounds received from live rounds. The medics treated wounded Palestinians who had participated in protests in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Nablus, Tulkarem, Qalqilia, Jenin, Hebron, Khan Younis and […]

08 Dec
2:45

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Three, Near Ramallah

December 8, 2017 2:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot and injured one Palestinian, and abducted three others. The soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians, who marched from the local mosque, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion […]

07 Dec
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 36 Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 36 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including 22 from Qusra village, south of Nablus, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

05 Dec
10:38

Army Abducts Three Palestinians From Jenin And Hebron, Injure One

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Tuesday, one Palestinian near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and two others from the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. On Monday evening, the soldiers shot and injured a Palestinian driver near Hebron. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Jilqamous village, east […]

03 Dec
12:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

December 3, 2017 12:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian man from his home, in Zabbouba village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the village, and abducted Rabeaā€™ Kamel Suleiman, 48, after storming his home and violently searching it. […]

02 Dec
9:19

Demonstrations Suppressed in Hebron and Ramallah Districts

Clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinians in a village located in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, after Israeli forces suppressed a protest in the area. Palestinians in the village of Khirbet Qalqas took to the streets to stage a demonstration, after Friday prayers, according to Ma’an. […]

02 Dec
1:04

Bilā€™in Holds The Weekly Nonviolent Procession

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bilā€™in village west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and demanded the release of detained nonviolent activists. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and pictures of […]

30 Nov
11:36

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike Demanding Medical Treatment, Rejecting Administrative Detention

November 30, 2017 11:36 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that an ailing detainee is ongoing with hunger strike for the third day, demanding receiving treatment for serious health conditions. It also stated that another detainee continues his strike for the eighth consecutive day protesting a new arbitrary Administrative Detention order, issued against […]

27 Nov
7:45

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, 21 Palestinians, including children, in the occupied West Bank, including in occupied East Jerusalem, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded homes in al-Khader town, south of the […]

24 Nov
8:07

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bilā€™in, Injure German Activist

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in village west of Ramallah in central West Bank, mildly injured a German peace activist, and caused many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started from the center of the village, […]

23 Nov
6:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a child, only nine years of age, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that the soldiers invaded many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, […]

22 Nov
12:03

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Maisoon Anis al-Halees, from Yatta town, south of Hebron, […]

22 Nov
10:32

Israel Delays Court Session Of Senior Nonviolent Activist Abdullah Abu Rahma

The Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, has delayed the deliberations of the case against senior nonviolent activist, the head of the ā€œColonization and Wall Resistance Commission,ā€ Abdullah Abu Rahma. Abu Rahma was abducted last Sunday at dawn, along with Ahmad Abu Rahma, 16, after the […]

21 Nov
11:56

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians in Ramallah And Nablus

November 21, 2017 11:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes in Ramallah, in central West Bank, and Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The soldiers invaded Budrus town, west of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs, concussion […]

21 Nov
7:10

Israeli Soldiers Ransack Ramallah Jewelry Store, Steal Merchandise

Israeli forces raided central Ramallah on Monday, before dawn,Ā  and broke into homes and shops, including a jewelry store from which the soldiers stole gold merchandise, according to Palestinian security sources and shop owners. They said a large force raided Ramallah, the de facto capital of the Palestinian Authority and […]

20 Nov
3:04

Family Of Youngest Detainee Appeals For His Release

The family of Waleed Riyad ad-Daly, 14, held by Israel in Ofer prison, voiced an appeal to various human rights and legal groups, calling for the release of their detained child, who was also injured in his arm when the soldiers abducted him along with two other children, in late […]

20 Nov
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked their homes, in addition to breaking into a jewelry store, causing serious damage, and illegally confiscating its belongings. Several army jeeps invaded the center of Ramallah city, […]

19 Nov
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, eight young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Ramallah and Tulkarem. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked homes in Beit Ummar town, north of the city, and abducted two […]

16 Nov
11:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home, Hand Demolition Order Against Another, Near Ramallah

November 16, 2017 11:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Niā€™lin, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, demolished one home, and handed a demolition order against another home. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers demolished the home of Mohammad Adel Awad, in the […]

16 Nov
6:39

Israeli Soldiers Close Main Road Of Nabi Saleh Village, Abduct A Young Man Near Jenin

November 16, 2017 6:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Wednesday evening, the main road leading to Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, consequently blocking the road leading to many nearby communities. The soldiers also abducted a young Palestinian man, near Jenin. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded […]

Deir Nitham (image from POICA)
16 Nov
4:48

Israeli Forces Imprison Palestinian Village Behind Wall as Punitive Measure

Palestinians in the village of Deir Nitham, near Ramallah in the central West Bank, have been unable to leave their village since Monday, when Israeli forces closed the gate through the Wall that allowed villagers to access the rest of the world.   Now, the entire population of the village […]

14 Nov
1:08

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted six Palestinians, identified as Ala Mohammad Abu Shanab, 22, […]

10 Nov
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. This weekā€™s protest also commemorates the thirteenth anniversary of the death of late President Yasser Arafat. Abdullah Abu […]

10 Nov
8:05

Rights Seminar Held in Ramallah for Palestinian Journalists (VIDEO)

Palestinian journalists and human rights activists, this week, highlighted the various violations committed against them in the Palestine, whether out by Israeli occupation or the violations by the Palestinian authorities, in the West Bank or the Gaza Strip. PNN reports that the Seminar was organized by the United Nations Educational, […]

10 Nov
11:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin

November 10, 2017 11:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Yaā€™bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted three young Palestinian men. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Khaled Abdullah Abu Bakr, 21, and Mahmoud Bassam Hamarsha, […]

09 Nov
9:59

Army Injures A Child, Abducts A Young Man, Near Ramallah

November 9, 2017 9:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot and injured one child and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at many youngsters, who protested the […]

08 Nov
11:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and early morning hours Wednesday, eleven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated cash from a home in Bethlehem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of Ramallah governorate, in central West […]

04 Nov
11:09

Army Attacks The Weekly Protest In Nilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Niā€™lin village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The procession started in the afternoon hours, when many locals, and the peace activists, marched towards the Annexation […]

31 Oct
8:34

Army Kills A Palestinian, Injures His Sister, Near Ramallah

October 31, 2017 8:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Tuesday, a Palestinian man from Deir Ballout town, in Salfit governorate, and injured his sister, after the soldiers fired live rounds at his car, near a military roadblock, close to Halamish illegal colony, northwest of Ramallah. The man, identified as Mohammad Abdullah Mousa, 25, and […]

30 Oct
12:56

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinians Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, twenty-three Palestinians, including one woman, after invading and violently searching their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS office in Tulkarem governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted nine […]

27 Oct
5:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man Near Ramallah, Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a young man near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after opening fire at his car, and a child in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at a man, driving near the entrance of Niā€™lin village, west […]

26 Oct
7:34

Olive Pickers Attacked with Stones by Settlers in Ramallah-area Village

Israeli settlers, Wednesday, attacked Palestinian farmers with stones while they were harvesting olives in Deir Nezam village, near the West Bank district of Ramallah, said a local activist. Mohammad Tamimi, from the anti-settlements committee, said Israeli soldiers stood by while settlers from the nearby Halamish settlement, built illegally on land […]

24 Oct
1:02

PPS: ā€œArmy Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, at dawn Tuesday, sixteen Palestinians from their homes, after the soldiers broke into them and violently searched them, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the […]

24 Oct
8:05

Land Seized from Nabi Saleh Village to Expand Settlement

The Israeli government has issued orders expropriating Palestinian land near the illegal settlement of Halamish, northwest of Ramallah, a local activist said on Monday. Mohammad Tamimi, from the anti-settlements committee, told WAFA that farmers from the village of Nabi Saleh were surprised to find out when they went to their […]

22 Oct
10:36

Israeli Colonists Harvest Palestinian Olive Orchards, Steel Produce

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards, in al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, and Burin village, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, before harvesting the trees and stealing the procedure. The colonists, from Adi Ad illegal colony, invaded Palestinian orchards in the al-Mughayyir village, […]

20 Oct
12:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, many Palestinians areas in several parts of the occupied West Bank, before breaking into homes and violently searching them, and abducted at least ten Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the […]

20 Oct
7:02

Ashrawi: U.S. Event Raises Funds for 18-bed Pediatric Unit in Ramallah

An event recently held in Atlanta, Georgia raised funds for an 18-bed pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) in Ramallah, a statement by the office of Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said on Wednesday. Ashrawi gave the keynote address at the Palestine […]

19 Oct
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Nablus and Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Ramallah an al-Biereh governorate, abducted Mohammad […]

19 Oct
10:14

PPP: ā€œIsraeli Invasions And Closures Of Media Outlets Are State-Sponsored Terrorismā€

The leftist Palestinian Peopleā€™s Party (PPP) issued a statement, Wednesday, strongly denouncing the Israeli military invasions into various Palestinian media outlets, violent searches and the orders to shut them down, and described them as ā€œstate-sponsored terrorism.” In its statement, the PPP said that the outrageous and violent invasions into the […]

18 Oct
8:15

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Media Outlets In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers, and secret security officers, invaded eight media outlets, on Wednesday at dawn, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and shut them down under direct military orders, in addition to confiscating equipment. Some of the invaded agencies are Ramsat, Trans Media and Pal Media, which the military […]

18 Oct
7:53

P. A Denounces Israelā€™s New Colonialist Plans

The Palestinian National Authority denounced, Tuesday, the latest Israeli decision to build 300 new units in Beit El illegal colony, north of Ramallah, and 31 units in the heart of Hebron city, in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian Presidentā€™s Spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said all of Israelā€™s colonies are illegal […]

17 Oct
11:26

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn, Tuesday, many homes in various communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted eighteen Palestinians. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

17 Oct
6:57

Israeli Soldiers Raid Qalandia Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers, on Monday, raided Qalandia refugee camp, to the south of Ramallah, searched shops and homes, and detained two people before releasing one of them, according to witnesses. The soldiers also seized surveillance cameras. Residents clashed with the soldiers who fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets […]

17 Oct
6:52

Settlers Steal Olives from West Bank Lands

On Monday, at dawn, Israeli settlers robbed olives from Al-Janiya town, west of Ramallah, and al-Sawiya town, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Douglass, a Palestinian official in charge of settlement activity in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said that residents of Beit Ra’anan […]

10 Oct
9:42

Soldiers Abduct A Fateh Official Near Ramallah, And A Woman Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a political leader of Fateh movement in Ramallah, in central West Bank, and a woman from Yatta, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, and abducted […]

08 Oct
10:01

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, fourteen Palestinians, after breaking into their homes and searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the West Bank, has reported that the soldiers conducted extensive […]