Category Archives: Ramallah

20 Aug
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, in the Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, and one Palestinian in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also invaded Jenin, Bethlehem and Hebron, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

19 Aug
2:58

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing some protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The protest was held approximately by ten Palestinians, ten Israelis and fifteen international peace […]

18 Aug
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Ramallah

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

18 Aug
1:11

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

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

17 Aug
10:09

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

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

17 Aug
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Detonate A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah, and detonated the family home of Adel Ankoush, who was killed along two other Palestinians, on June 16th 2017, after attacking Police officers with knives and guns, killing a border policewoman, identified as Hadas […]

17 Aug
4:33

Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA “Reconciliation” Terms

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated threats against the Hamas movement, the de facto ruling party in the besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday, threatening further repressive measures should Hamas not unconditionally abide by the PA’s demands to resolve the decade-long intra-Palestinian conflict. Numerous attempts have been made in the […]

16 Aug
2:58

As Part of Excessive Application of Collective Punishment Policy, Israeli Forces Demolish ‘Omer al-‘Abed’s Family House

As part of the collective punishment policy adopted by the Israeli forces against the Palestinian civilians accused of carrying out attacks against Israeli soldiers or/and settlers, on Wednesday, 16 August 2017, the Israeli forces demolished a house belonging to ‘Omer ‘Abdel Jalil al-‘Abed in Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah.  The […]

16 Aug
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home, Injure 26 Palestinians, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the village of Kobar, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and demolished a home belonging to the family of a Palestinian who stabbed, last month, three Israelis to death, in their home at a nearby colony. The soldiers also injured […]

16 Aug
7:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron, Injure Many Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at night, a young Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

14 Aug
11:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

13 Aug
10:46

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians, including two children, during invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes, and abducted two children […]

13 Aug
8:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Mother And Brother Of Detained Palestinian Near Ramallah

For the second time in just a few weeks, Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, Ibtisam al-‘Abed, the mother Omar, who was taken prisoner on June 21st, after stabbing three Israeli settlers to death in Halamish colony. The soldiers also abducted her other son Khaled. Following the fatal stabbing, […]

12 Aug
4:30

Settlers Torch Palestinian Vehicles

Israeli settlers, yesterday, set fire to two Palestinian vehicles and painted racist-vengeance slogans on the walls of local homes, in Ramallah’s northern town of Umm Safa. The head of the village’s council, Marwan Sabah, said that a group of settlers attacked the town in the early hours of yesterday morning […]

11 Aug
12:44

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Injure Seven Palestinians Near Ramallah

August 11, 2017 12:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, on Thursday evening, into Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot seven young men with live fire, after the soldiers attempted to abduct a Palestinian. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the undercover soldiers infiltrated into the […]

10 Aug
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Three Homes In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal and Silwad towns, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and demolished three homes belonging to the families of two slain Palestinians, and a detainee, involved in attacks that led to the death of two Israeli soldiers. Media sources […]

09 Aug
10:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty-five Palestinians, including children, during massive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. In Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West […]

09 Aug
1:27

PA Reluctant to Resume Security Coordination with Israel

Palestinian officials said, on Monday, that the Palestinian Authority (PA) would not consider resuming its controversial security coordination with Israel unless the latter acceded to a number of demands. The PA’s security coordination with Israel has been denounced as a “revolving door” policy funneling Palestinian activists from PA jails to […]

05 Aug
2:54

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, several nonviolent protesters, including Israeli peace activists and cameramen, after the army assaulted the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Local sources said the soldiers ambushed the protesters as they peacefully marched […]

04 Aug
8:52

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian, Abduct Another, In Qalandia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, searched homes and clashed with local youngsters, before shooting one and abducting another. Local sources said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Abed Ayed Sho’ani, and took him to an unknown destination. Medical sources […]

02 Aug
12:38

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

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

02 Aug
9:23

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Rafah, One In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Wednesday, into Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted two Palestinians. The army also abducted one Palestinian in Ramallah, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds into the agricultural lands, close […]

30 Jul
12:31

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

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

29 Jul
10:34

PalMedia Headquarters Raided by Israeli Forces in Ramallah

Israeli forces raided the headquarters of PalMedia production company, and searched several offices belonging to Arab and international news outlets in Ramallah city, in the central occupied West Bank, during dawn hours on Saturday, seizing equipment and documents from at least one of the offices, over accusations of alleged “incitement.” […]

28 Jul
10:31

Army Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, North Of Jerusalem

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

25 Jul
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah, and abducted three Palestinians, including the mother of a Palestinian who killed three Israeli settlers in their home, this past Friday. The army also abducted senior nonviolent activist in Bil’in. Naim Sabah, deputy mayor of Kobar village council, […]

22 Jul
6:30

Settlements to Cut Off Ramallah from Jerusalem

The Israeli construction and housing ministry is planning a major housing project that includes 1,100 settlement units, cutting off Ramallah from Jerusalem. The plan will extend through the city’s built-up areas, eastward, filling in the gap between the illegal settlement of Adam (also known as Geva Binyamin) and the illegal […]

22 Jul
6:21

Abbas Suspends Contacts with Israel over Al-Aqsa Mosque

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said,, on Friday, that he has decided to suspend all contacts with Israel until the latter cancels all measures implemented against Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque. Abbas, who cut short a trip to China and returned home following the deterioration in the situation at the mosque, headed an […]

22 Jul
3:12

Dozens Hold The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

On Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The nonviolent protesters marched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing Israeli escalation targeting the holy […]

19 Jul
8:49

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the villages of Deir Ghassana and Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, attacked several Palestinians in their homes, before abducting three young men, and wounding a family. The soldiers invaded Nabi Saleh from various directions, before storming and […]

17 Jul
3:44

Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

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

17 Jul
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also abducted a teenager in Qalqilia city, and detained many young men at a military roadblock near Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied […]

16 Jul
12:43

Army Abduct Six Palestinians In Ramallah, Salfit And Jerusalem

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

16 Jul
11:42

Updated: Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Dozens of undercover Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday at dawn, a Palestinian man in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah. The Palestinian was later identified as Amer Ahmad Khalil Tirawi, 34; he was a married father of one child, from Kafr Ein village, northwest of Ramallah. The Israeli army said  […]

11 Jul
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians Near Ramallah

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes in Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah, and two in Kar Ni’ma, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The PPS said that dozens of soldiers invaded the […]

09 Jul
11:47

Journalists Protest Outside Hamdallah’s Ramallah Office

Dozens of Palestinian journalists organized a protest outside of the Palestinian prime minister’s office in Ramallah on Saturday, urging both the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the occupied West Bank and Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip to immediately release all imprisoned journalists. The protest came after PA forces arrested Jihad Barakat […]

09 Jul
3:00

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and fired many gas bombs, during clashes that erupted during the invasion, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers fired many gas bombs directly at […]

08 Jul
3:53

Many Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the village of Ni’lin, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and assaulted the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps invaded the village, and attacked […]

08 Jul
1:34

Palestinian Toddler Dies From Severe Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed, Friday, that a toddler from ‘Aboud village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, died from wounds he suffered near two months ago, after Israeli soldiers invaded the village and fired gas bombs, causing him to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The toddler, […]

04 Jul
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Hand Demolition Orders Targeting Four Homes In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the towns of Deir Abu Mashal and Silwad, north and east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and handed demolition ordered targeting the homes of three Palestinians, who were killed in June after killing an Israeli officer, and a similar order […]

03 Jul
3:49

Army Injures One Palestinian Near Ramallah, Causes Fire To Farmlands And A Car

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian man after the army invaded al-Mogheer village, northeast of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing fires in a car and three dunams of farmlands. Medical sources said one Palestinian was shot with a live Israeli bullet, […]

02 Jul
12:58

Israeli Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, twelve Palestinians, including a legislator and a former political prisoner, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and abducted […]

02 Jul
10:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians, including legislator Khaleda Jarrar, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the home of legislator Khaleda Jarrar, of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), and abducted her after […]

01 Jul
2:02

Weekly Procession Against The Wall And Colonies Held In Ni’lin

On Friday, dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters marched from the center of the village, following noon prayers, and headed towards […]

29 Jun
12:20

Army Injures Two Palestinians Near Ramallah, Abducts One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Thursday, the village of Bil’in, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and clashed with local youths, wounding two with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens of residents to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also abducted a Palestinian man near […]

29 Jun
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Father Of A Slain Palestinian In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a father of a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli army fire, on June 16th 2017, along with two other Palestinians, after stabbing and opening fire on Israeli soldiers, killing one and mildly wounding another, in Sultan Suleiman Street, near Bab al-Amoud (Damascus […]

28 Jun
7:25

Army Injures A Palestinian, Abducts Another, Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday afternoon, the village of al-Mogheer, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes before abducting one Palestinian. The soldiers also shot and injured one Palestinian and handed demolition orders targeting a number of homes. The soldiers invaded the village […]

24 Jun
3:10

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, who marched from the center of the village, carrying Palestinian flags, and […]

23 Jun
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinian men from their homes in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian, from Bethlehem, for interrogation. Media sources in Qalqilia said many army jeeps invaded the city, before soldiers searched homes, […]

21 Jun
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

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

18 Jun
3:44

Following Stabbing and Shooting Attack in Occupied Jerusalem, Israeli Forces Impose Collective Punishment Measures Against the City and Deir Abu Mash’al Village

Following a stabbing and shooting attack in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, 16 June 2017, that resulted in the killing of three Palestinian youngsters and an Israeli female soldier, the Israeli forces imposed additional collective punishment measures against the Palestinian civilians in occupied Jerusalem and later in Deir Abu Mash’al […]

18 Jun
10:06

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Young Men, Abduct A Woman, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, shot and injured two young men, and abducted the wife of a Palestinian political prisoner. The soldiers clashed with many local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading military vehicles, while the […]

17 Jun
10:26

Army Injures Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Friday at night, Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, after besieging it for several hours, leading to clashes with local youngsters, before shooting three Palestinians with live rounds, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Update: The soldiers broke into, and […]

17 Jun
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin, Abduct One Palestinian

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted one Palestinian. Mohammad Amira, a member of the Popular Committee against the Wall and […]

12 Jun
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jerusalem office of the PPS, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the occupied city, and abducted five Palestinians identified as Majd Sa’eeda, […]

06 Jun
11:53

Several Children Injured In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, violently searched and ransacked homes, and fired many gas bombs at homes, during clashes that took place following the invasion, causing many children to suffer the severe effects of […]

05 Jun
10:15

Many Palestinians Injured By Israeli Gas Bombs, One Abducted, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs, causing several Palestinians from the same household, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said several Israeli army vehicles invaded the […]

05 Jun
2:01

Young Palestinian Man Hospitalized After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted Him Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young man, who was assaulted by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, on Sunday, was hospitalized at the Israeli Beilinson Hospital. The Ministry said the soldiers repeatedly stuck and beat the young man, 22 years of age, after stopping […]

03 Jun
1:31

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held In Bil’in

Approximately ten Palestinians, accompanied by 15 solidarity activities from Norway, held Friday the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Nonviolent activist Ashraf Abu Rahma told the IMEMC that the protesters carried Palestinian flags, and marched from […]

02 Jun
1:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of Khirbit Abu Falah, northeast of the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and Al-Biereh, and abducted a young Palestinian man. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted Mohammad Mizher al-Adasi, 21. The sources added that the young […]

29 May
9:06

PA: No Agreement on Gaza Electricity Crisis

Responding to reports by the Hamas-run energy authority in Gaza regarding an agreement reached between Gaza and Ramallah to solve Gaza’s worsening electricity crisis, the Ramallah-based Energy and Natural Resources Authority denied Monday reaching any such agreement. It said, in a statement that “after reviewing the proposal submitted by the […]

27 May
6:04

Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Nabi Saleh

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, Friday, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and attacked nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and […]

26 May
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Nil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers started firing gas bombs at the Israeli, Palestinian and international peace activists […]

26 May
9:15

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Silwad town, northeast of Ramallah in central West Bank, and Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a man and a teenage boy. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in Ramallah said the soldiers searched homes in Silwad, […]

25 May
8:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted seven Palestinians, including two siblings. Many army vehicles invaded Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia in the northern part of the West Bank, before the soldiers […]

24 May
3:08

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bilin, Ransack Homes And Confiscate Laptop

In one of the numerous nightly incursions, Israeli troops invaded the village of Bil’in, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, at 3 am Wednesday, terrify sleeping residents while violently searching their homes and illegally confiscated a laptop. The army invaded with several jeeps and armored vehicles, and stationed themselves […]

22 May
3:06

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Undercover Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man near Ramallah, in the central part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the undercover soldiers infiltrated into Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah and abducted a young man, identified as Omar Sobhi al-Far, 23. The undercover […]

21 May
7:42

Activists Breech Fence at Ofer Military Court in Ramallah

Activists from the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee (PSCC), on Sunday afternoon, broke into the Ofer Israeli military court in Ramallah, and painted logos in solidarity with Palestinian detainees, while raising photos of leader Marwan Barghouthi, who has been leading an open hunger strike among some 1,600 Palestinian prisoners for 35 days […]

20 May
1:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child, Injure Another, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, one Palestinian child, and injured another, after the army invaded Ni’lin village, near Ramallah, while chasing protesters. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers abducted Jamal al-Khawaja, 15, and shot another child with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The attack took place after the soldiers […]

20 May
12:33

Infant In Serious Condition after Inhaling Gas Fired By Israeli Soldiers Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that an infant, only 18 months of age, is currently in a serious condition after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers at homes in ‘Aboud village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. It stated that local medics resuscitated the infant’s […]

17 May
8:10

Palestinians Clash with Israeli Forces after Attempting to Block Highway near Silwad

Israeli forces, Wednesday, clashed with Palestinians near the town of Silwad, to the north of Ramallah, following attempts by residents to block a highway used by settlers, in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike, according to a local source. Abdul Rahman Saleh, mayor of Silwad, told WAFA that clashes […]

17 May
5:01

Army Injures And Abducts One Palestinian in Silwad

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the town of Silwad, north of Ramallah, in central west Bank, and clashed with many youngsters, before abducting one Palestinian and causing many others, including children, to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Abdul-Rahman Saleh, the head of Silwad Local Council, said the soldiers shot […]

16 May
12:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated large sums of cash. The army said it also confiscated a weapon from one of the invaded homes. In the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the West […]

Bil'in abduction (image by Mohammed Yassin)
13 May
7:35

Israeli Troops Abduct Organizers of Bil’in March in Solidarity With Hunger-Striking Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank, while calling for national unity, and chanting in support of the Palestinian detainees, ongoing with the hunger strike, which started on April 17th, 2017. Israeli soldiers abducted the […]

12 May
10:09

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, a young Palestinian man with a live round in the heart, in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, after the army attacked nonviolent protesters, and injured several others. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the young man, Saba’ Nidal Obeid, […]

12 May
2:46

Many Palestinians Injured By Army Fire Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, Palestinians marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, near Ramallah city, in central West Bank, and fired rubber-coated  bullets at the protesters, wounding at least four, in addition to causing dozens of protesters to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers fired many […]

11 May
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Man In Hebron, Confiscate His Car

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, one Palestinians from the al-Roosh al-Foqa village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and confiscated his car. The soldiers invaded the village, one of many communities surrounding Doura town, south of Hebron, before storming and searching many homes, and abducted […]

10 May
8:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 12 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, including three students of Birzeit University. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted three students of Birzeit University, in Ramallah, identified as Ahmad al-’Ayesh, who previously served as the […]

08 May
2:23

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Young Man In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and clashed with local youngsters, wounding one with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The soldiers also broke into and ransacked homes. Bilal Tamimi, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

05 May
7:41

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Eight Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, eight Palestinians, including five with live fire, and caused scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded the village and attacked dozens of protesters, and fired live rounds at them, […]

05 May
4:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, hundreds of Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West Bank, , causing dozens of injuries, during processions in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, held by Israel. Medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, have reported that the soldiers shot […]

03 May
3:16

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Journalists Protesting Near Ofer Prison

On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers used excessive force against Palestinian journalists, marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, and imprisoned journalists, near the Ofer Israeli prison, in Ramallah governorate of the occupied West Bank. The journalists were expressing their support to the striking detainees, demanding basic rights, and also demanding […]

Mazin al-Maghraby
02 May
10:57

Former Political prisoner dies in protest tent

A former Palestinian political prisoner who joined the supporters of hunger-striking detainees at a solidarity tent died on Tuesday of a heart attack, just five months after his release from prison. While in Israeli detention, he was subjected to medical neglect, leading to a severe deterioration of his health, including […]

28 Apr
4:36

Activists Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in, March In Solidarity With The Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday in Bil’in village, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and in solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of the Palestinian detainees. The protesters marched […]

28 Apr
4:19

At Least Fifteen Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different communities in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, after the army assaulted processions in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons. In Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, the soldiers fired many live rounds, […]

28 Apr
3:45

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For The Twelfth Day

More than 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike which started twelve days ago, while many more plan to join, amidst massive solidarity protests and activities, across the occupied West Bank. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

28 Apr
2:57

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians With Live Fire Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, two young men with live fire in Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, and one in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the two villages. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the […]

27 Apr
3:09

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On A Nonviolent Palestinian Procession

As dozens of Palestinians marched, Thursday, in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, a number of extremist Israeli colonists opened fire on them, in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said the settlers were in Psigot colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, in al-Biereh […]

26 Apr
4:54

Four Palestinians Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that at least four young men were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and dozens of residents suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli soldiers near Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said hundreds of Palestinians […]

26 Apr
4:35

Israeli Soldiers Invade Nabi Saleh Village, Near Ramallah

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and clashed with many youngsters, who hurled stones on the army vehicles. Media sources in Nabi Saleh said the clashes took place in the eastern area of the […]

25 Apr
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Six Shops Near Ramallah

Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded on Tuesday at dawn, Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, and demolished six Palestinian shops. Bil’in Village Council head, Abdul-Hafith Mosleh, said a large military force invaded the village, approximately at 3 at dawn, and demolishes six shops. He added […]

25 Apr
11:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

24 Apr
8:57

After Reportedly Wounding A Soldier, Army Abducts A Palestinian Woman Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday morning, a Palestinian woman, at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly after she stabbed and injured a female soldier. Israeli sources said the woman, in her thirties, is from Taybeh town, near Ramallah, and that she “stabbed a female soldier in the […]

24 Apr
3:45

Army Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men, including one who suffered serious wounds, during clashes that took place after several military vehicles invaded Kufur Malek village, northeast of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Sources at the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah said the seriously […]

21 Apr
5:28

Protesters In Bil’in Express Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, during the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, and called for more solidarity with the detainees. The protesters marched from the center of the village, and headed […]

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 […]

19 Apr
4:09

Mother Of Four Detainees Starts Solidarity Hunger Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that a Palestinian mother of four detainees, held by Israel and are participating in the hunger strike, has also started a hunger strike in solidarity with them and the rest of the detainees. Qaraqe’ told Maan News that Latifa […]

19 Apr
2:02

Israel Prevents PPS Attorney From Visiting Detainees In Ofer

As part of its decision to cancel all visits to hunger striking detainees in its prisons and detention centers, the Israeli Authorities prevented lawyer Arwa Hleihel from visiting the detainees in Ofer prison, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said that Hleihel went to […]

18 Apr
12:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have adducted, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading their homes and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers searched many homes in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central […]

15 Apr
1:00

Israeli High Court Plans To Dismiss Charges Against Soldiers Who Killed Nonviolent Activist Bassem Abu Rahma In 2009

Amhad Abu Rahma, the brother of the late Bassem Abu Rahma, who killed by a high-velocity tear gas canister fired at his chest at close range in 2009, spoke with the IMEMC Friday about the current status of the family’s court case against the Israeli military. The lawyer spoke to […]