Category Archives: Ramallah

16 Nov
9:04

Palestinian Suffers Severe Face Injury during Ras Karkar Protest

Israeli forces suppressed Palestinians and activists protesting near the village of Ras Karkar, west of Ramallah, in the occupied central West Bank, on Friday, against the Israeli plan to seize hundreds of dunams of land in the area. Locals reported, according to Ma’an, that Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets […]

16 Nov
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession 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. The soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources […]

16 Nov
2:00

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, local and international nonviolent protesters on Palestinian lands, in Jabal ar-Reesan Mountain, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens to suffer the effects of […]

12 Nov
7:13

Entrance to Ramallah Village Sealed by Israeli Forces

November 12, 2018 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, shut down the entrance to the village of Deir Abu-Meshā€™al, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, said the villageā€™s mayor. Fawwaz Bargouti said, according to WAFA correspondence, that an Israeli army patrol blocked the villageā€™s main entrance, banning entry and exit of local […]

11 Nov
3:47

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered Two Weeks Ago Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Ramallah, in central West Bank, has reported that a young man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered two weeks earlier, when Israeli soldiers fired live rounds at Palestinians, protesting the illegal annexation of their lands, near Ramallah. The Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Shreiteh, […]

09 Nov
3:07

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters in Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. Media sources said the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer the […]

09 Nov
2:18

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Abducts Three And Attacks Ambulance near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians while praying on lands Israel intends to illegally annex in Jabal ar-Reesan, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many of them, including a medic, and abducted three. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Fares Nasser, Mohammad Manthoum, and a […]

08 Nov
9:48

Report: Economic Disengagement and National Development in Palestine

by Dr. Mohammad Mustafa ā€“ Chairman of Palestine Investment Fund Given the political deadlock we have reached, the Palestinian leadership is in the process of reviewing the framework governing our relationship with Israel. The notion of economic disengagement from Israel is top of mind for the Palestinian leadership; and with […]

07 Nov
12:32

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Wednesday, at least eleven Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Alaā€™ Yousef […]

07 Nov
4:32

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Including A Legislator, Injures Several Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a legislator, and injured at least nine Palestinians, in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted Palestinian legislative Council member and former political prisoner, Mohammad Abu […]

05 Nov
8:04

Hundreds of Dunams of Palestinian Land under Threat of Seizure in West Bank

Israeli authorities, Monday, notifiedĀ Palestinians in Khilet Makhoul, a locale in the northern Jordan Valley, of their intentions to seizeĀ around 356 dunams of land, according to local activist Aref Daraghmeh, WAFA news agency reported. Occupation forces, on Monday, seized 155 dunams of land from areas in Al-Lubban village, near Ramallah, northern […]

05 Nov
9:42

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man in Jerusalem, Two In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man from his home. The soldiers also detained two young men at the Qalandia terminal, north of Jerusalem, and released them a few hours later, in addition to abducting two young […]

04 Nov
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ahmad al-Awawda, 21, from the al-Burj town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of […]

03 Nov
2:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers attacked many locals, and international peace activists, marching against the illegal Annexation […]

31 Oct
1:34

Erekat: ā€œTrump And Netanyahu Continue To Act On Destroying Peaceā€

The Secretary of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated that U.S. President Donald Trump, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, are ongoing with their politics to destroy the two-state solution, and replace it with their own facts on the ground, in violation of International Law. His statement came […]

30 Oct
5:36

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home in Jerusalem, Seize Lands in Ramallah

Israeli occupation bulldozers, on Monday, demolished a Palestinian owned home in Anata village,Ā  northeast of Jerusalem, and confiscated hundreds of dunams of land in Budrus village, to the west of Ramallah. Soldiers demolished a homeĀ owned by Saleh Fheidat, in Anata village,Ā under the pretext of building without a permit. According to […]

29 Oct
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn at least twenty-two Palestinians, including two sisters, ages 14 and 15, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded many governorates in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched […]

27 Oct
12:07

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters In Bilā€™in And Niā€™lin, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian and international peace activists, marching against the illegal occupation, the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in and Niā€™lin villages, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the soldiers caused many locals and international […]

26 Oct
7:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Ramallah

October 26, 2018 7:56 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-Mazraā€™a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinians and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps […]

26 Oct
1:14

Khalida Jarrar’s Administrative Detention Renewed

October 26, 2018 1:14 AM Ali Salam News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian parliament member Khalida Jarrar, has been in prison since July 2 of 2017, and her sentence has been extended by four additional months, a Maan reporter posted a copy of the renewal order. Jarrar was initially detained in 2015, spent 14 months in Israeli prison, and spent a year […]

23 Oct
12:49

PPS: ā€œArmy Abducts 15 Palestinians, Including Children And One Woman, In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Tuesday morning, fifteen Palestinians, including children, and one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted one woman, identified as Islam Oweida, 25, while visiting her imprisoned husband Abdullah Obeyyat, while Abdullahā€™s brother, Hussein Obeyyat, 17, was abducted from his […]

23 Oct
11:17

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including A Child, In Hebron, Ramallah And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday a night and Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including one child, from their homes in Hebron, Ramallah, and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers […]

22 Oct
11:45

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, sixteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched dozens of homes. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched several homes and abducted Mohammad al-Halabi, and Walid Suleiman Rabeaā€™, […]

22 Oct
1:02

Legislator Jarrar Receives Another Administrative Detention Order For Three Months

The Israeli Authorities renewed, Sunday, the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against Palestinian legislator, Khaleda Jarrar, for three more months, for the fourth consecutive time. The Palestinian Ministry of Womenā€™s Affairs issued a statement strongly denouncing the continued imprisonment of Jarrar, holding her captive under arbitrary orders without charges or trial. […]

19 Oct
8:34

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian In Al-Biereh

October 19, 2018 8:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers seriously injured, Friday, a young Palestinian man after shooting him with live fire in the chest, in Jabal at-Taweel area, east of al-Biereh city in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man is in a very serious condition, due to a gunshot wound to the chest, […]

19 Oct
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Nonviolent Protesters In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several protesters during the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer […]

08 Oct
11:42

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians in the West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes across the West Bank, and violently searched them before abducting the twelve Palestinians, including the Fairouz Naā€™alwa, the sister of […]

08 Oct
12:56

Settlers Destroy 40 Olive Trees in Ramallah Area Village

Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, cut and destroyed about 40 olive trees in the town of Turmusaya, north of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. According to local PNN sources, farmers who went out on their lands, today, found out that over 40 olive trees in their own lands, near […]

07 Oct
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated several Palestinians before abducting fourteen. […]

06 Oct
2:35

Army Injures Five Palestinians In al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, five Palestinians, and caused several others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded al-Biereh city, in central West Bank, and attacked many protesters. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Jabal at-Taweel area, east of al-Biereh, and shot a young man with live […]

06 Oct
2:22

Israeli Army Injures Many Protesters in Bilā€™in, Burns Olive Trees

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

al-Gharbiyeh confrontation (Image from Twitter)
06 Oct
2:11

Seven Injured in Central West Bank by Israeli Paramilitary Settlers and Soldiers

Seven Palestinians were injured, on Friday, as clashes broke out with Israeli forces in the al-Mazraa al-Gharbiyeh village north of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. According to the WAFA News Agency,Ā dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the al-Mazraa al-Gharbiyeh village, under armed protection by heavily armed Israeli forces. […]

04 Oct
6:13

Palestinian Injured After Being Rammed By A Settler

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that a man was injured after being struck by a speeding colonialist settlerā€™s car at a military roadblock, near Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The sources said the man, Nassif Saleh Khalifa, suffered a moderate injury, and was […]

03 Oct
6:03

Settlers Uproot Dozens of Olive Trees in West Bank Village

Israeli settlers uprooted dozens of Palestinian-owned olive trees on Wednesday, in the village of Turmusayya, north of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. Locals said that Israeli settlers from the illegal settlements of Adi Ad and Amichai, which were built on lands belongings to the residents of Turmusayya […]

03 Oct
11:00

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and interrogated several Palestinians before […]

02 Oct
3:03

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Near Qalandia

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, a young man with a live round in his back, and injured several Palestinians who suffered burns and the effects of teargas inhalation, during a protest near Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said one Palestinian was […]

02 Oct
2:34

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Including A Journalist, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of protesters at the northern entrance of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate in central West Bank, shot a journalist with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinians were protesting at the […]

01 Oct
3:16

Spanish Football Team ā€˜Real Madridā€™ Honors Teenaged Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi

Ahed Tamimi, who was imprisoned for eight months this year for slapping an Israeli soldier after her cousin was shot in the head, was honored Sarurday by the Real Madrid football team in Spain. Real Madrid is one of the most well-known football teams in the world, with many football […]

30 Sep
8:51

Palestine Circus Festivalā€™s ā€œUnited for Freedom” Opens in Ramallah

September 30, 2018 8:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human interest, News Report, Ramallah 0

XY Company performing at the opening of the Palestine Circus Festival in Ramallah. (Photo courtesy of the Circus School)Ā  The second edition of the Palestine Circus Festival, entitled “United for Freedom”, opened in Ramallah on Thursday, with the participation of about 200 local and international artists, according to press release. […]

29 Sep
4:16

Israeli Troops Abduct 11 & 12-Year-Old Children from Nabi Saleh Village

On Friday afternoon, Israeli troops invaded the village of Nabi Saleh, known as one of the centers of non-violent resistance in the West Bank, and arrested three children ā€“ two of them age 11, and the other age 12. Samer Tamimi, 11 years old, the son of local non-violent activist […]

28 Sep
6:57

Elderly Injured by Israeli Forces at Bil’in Weekly Protest

An elderly man was injured after he was hit by a gas canister in his leg, while others suffocated from teargas inhalation, when Israeli occupation forces attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in the village of Bilā€™in, to the west of Ramallah, according to local […]

26 Sep
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said a grenade was hurled at the soldiers from a speeding car, while the army was invading and conducting searches of homes and property, […]

23 Sep
10:24

Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, eighteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military invasions and searches of homes. The Israeli army said a homemade explosive was also hurled at Beit El military base, near Ramallah, in central West Bank, […]

22 Sep
12:54

Israeli Soldiers Harass Palestinian Women, Steal Their Property at Military Checkpoint

September 22, 2018 12:54 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Two Israeli soldiers have been charged with sexually harassing women at the Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah, in the central West Bank, and stealing their property. According to Israeli sources, the soldiers forced women to undress and be subjected to strip searches, touched them inappropriately, and stole money and property from […]

21 Sep
8:52

Abbas Says Leadership Willing to Resume Negotiations with Israel

President Mahmoud Abbas said, in a press conference on Friday, following his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, in Paris, that the Palestinian leadership is willing to begin confidential or public peace negotiations with Israel. ā€œWe have not rejected negotiations, as the Israelis say, but [Benjamin] Netanyahu always refused,ā€ the […]

21 Sep
8:15

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Ras Karkar, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured Friday, many Palestinians in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, during a nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, and the latest illegal annexation of Palestinian lands, wounding twelve, including a journalist, with rubber-coated steel bullets and causing many to […]

21 Sep
6:54

Israeli Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Procession 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, wounding one Palestinian. The protesters, including Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, heading towards the orchards, isolated behind […]

20 Sep
2:02

Israeli Soldiers Assault Many Detainees In Ofer Prison

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that undercover Israeli soldiers assaulted many detainees in their room, in Ofer prison, built on Palestinian lands, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The PPS said the undercover officers of the ā€œIsraeli Prison Serviceā€ stormed room #9 of Section […]

19 Sep
1:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Ramallah

September 19, 2018 1:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man, in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and searched homes. The PPS added that the soldiers abducted Eid Khaled Abu Tyour, 18, […]

19 Sep
3:08

PCHR Calls for Investigation into Death Circumstances of Young Man only Few Hours after Being Arrested by Israeli Forces

Today morning, 18 September 2018, Mohammed al-Khatib, from Beit Rima village, northwest of Ramallah, died only few hours after being arrested by the Israeli forces. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) calls for an immediate and impartial investigation into the death circumstances of al-Khatib and expresses its deep concern […]

18 Sep
11:10

Palestinian Beaten to Death by Israeli Soldiers

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man after abducting him from his home, and repeatedly assaulting him. The PPS said undercover Israeli soldiers abducted Mohammad Zaghloul al-Khatib, 24, from his home in Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, […]

18 Sep
1:15

Dr. Erekat Remembers Sabra and Shatila

In press releases published yesterday, September 16, 2018, Dr. Saeeb Erekat said that the Sabra and Shatila Massacre isĀ a reminder of Israel’s barbaric crimes. Erekat added, according to the PNN, that the massacre of Sabra and Shatila is not only a reminder of the barbaric crimes committed against the Palestinian […]

17 Sep
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Monday, 19 Palestinians, including three siblings, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes across the West […]

16 Sep
11:58

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Israeli army abducted, on Sunday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians after the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, while one of them was taken prisoner at a military roadblock. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Qaddoura […]

15 Sep
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after the army attacked the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies. The procession started from the center of the village, heading towards the Wall, […]

14 Sep
3:48

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers caused, on Friday afternoon, several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked, local and international activists, holding a nonviolent procession in Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The protesters were nonviolently marching in the weekly procession which was organized […]

13 Sep
5:45

Journalist Ali Dar Ali Released

The Israeli Authorities released, on Wednesday evening, Palestinian journalist Ali Dar Ali, after holding him captive in Ofer prison, built on Palestinian lands in Betunia, near Ramallah in central West Bank. The journalist was held without charges for 40 consecutive days, and was ordered to pay a 2500 Shekels fine. […]

12 Sep
1:21

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting […]

11 Sep
12:03

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Summons Three Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, and summoned three others for interrogation, during extensive and violent military invasions, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad al-Hilo, from Hizma town, east of Jerusalem, after stopping him near al-Khan al-Ahmar […]

10 Sep
10:50

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Al-ā€˜Isawiya, Injure Many In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the al-ā€˜Isawiya town, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, and injured many students near Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of the city. Several army jeeps invaded al-ā€˜Isawiya, before searching a number of homes, and abducted Taj Maher Mheisin, before […]

07 Sep
5:37

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. The procession started from the center of the village, before the locals, accompanied by international peace activists, marched towards the isolated Palestinian orchards, while chanting against the […]

07 Sep
4:54

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Bilā€™in, Causes Injuries And Fire In Olive Orchards

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing several injuries, and burning many olive trees. The procession started from the center of the village when dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international […]

07 Sep
3:28

Army Injures Many Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding a nonviolent protest in Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Dozens of Palestinians marched in the village, and headed towards their lands threatened with further illegal annexation for the construction and expansion of Israelā€™sā€™ illegal colonies. The protesters […]

06 Sep
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office PPS said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, identified as Ziad Naim al-Masri, Zeid Ahmad Sheikh and Bassel Mizhir, in Deheishe refugee camp […]

04 Sep
12:25

Army Injures Several Journalists Near Ramallah

September 4, 2018 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers resorted, Tuesday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian journalists, holding a nonviolent protest near Ofer military base and prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, demanding the release of their colleague Ali Dar Ali. The soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at […]

01 Sep
2:56

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a child, only 12 years of age, with a concussion grenade in his head, during the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace […]

31 Aug
2:14

Soldiers Injure Minister Waleed Assaf Along With Four Other Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a government minister with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his ear, in addition to wounding four other Palestinians. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers shot Minister Walid Assaf, […]

30 Aug
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least sixteen Palestinians from several parts of occupied Palestine, and injured many others, including six members of one family. The soldiers invaded Tubas city, in northeastern west Bank, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at protesters, and at a number of surrounding homes. Medical […]

29 Aug
8:44

Army Abducts A Young Man Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a young Palestinian man from his home. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes in the town, abducted Samer Sobhi Rimawi, 27, and took him to an […]

28 Aug
8:41

PA Condemns Trump Decision to Strip Palestinian Refugees of Historical Rights

Following its recent decision to cut drastically more than $200 million in aid funds allocated to benefit the Palestinian citizens directly, the Trump administration continues to dismantle the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and strip millions of Palestinians of their refugee status. ā€œAfter using humanitarian aid to blackmail […]

28 Aug
1:35

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Tuesday at noon, at least ten Palestinians, including a father and his son, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, and […]

28 Aug
10:50

Army Demolishes One Home, Abducts A Palestinian Near Ramallah

August 28, 2018 10:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday at dawn, a Palestinian home in Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah, in central West Bank, and abducted one man. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the family home of Tareq Dar Yousef, and forced the family out before demolishing the property. Tareq is […]

27 Aug
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes, especially in Bethlehem, Ramallah, Nablus and Qalqilia, and interrogated many Palestinians while […]

27 Aug
8:49

Army Delivers Demolition Order Of One Home, Abducts Three Palestinians, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Kobar village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, abducted three Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, and delivered a demolition order targeting a home. Media sources in Ramallah, said the soldiers invaded and violently searched several homes, and abducted former […]

27 Aug
2:36

Army Orders Palestinian Family to Leave Home

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, ordered the family of Abu Hmeid, from al-Amaā€™ari refugee camp, in Ramallah, to leave their home in preparation to demolish it. Um Nasser Abu Hmeid told WAFA that Israeli forces gave her a demolition note to the effect that they are going to demolish the […]

22 Aug
5:30

Detained Journalist Released Under Strict Conditions

The Israeli Authorities released, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian journalist from the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after forcing him to pay a fine, in addition to preventing him for working in his profession for two months. The journalist, Alaā€™ Rimawi, was abducted, along with three other reporters, on […]

21 Aug
2:21

Israel To Build 650 New Units In Beit El Colony

The Israeli government and the ā€œConstruction and Planning Committeeā€ of the Civil Administration office, have approved additional 650 new units in Beit El illegal colony, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The new approval amends the earlier one of 296 units, and was made, last week, in coordination between Beit […]

20 Aug
2:40

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including a former political prisoner who was imprisoned for 15 years, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the […]

20 Aug
12:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli Soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, searched several homes, and abducted Ibrahim Hasan Salah, 22. The PPS […]

19 Aug
1:57

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

August 19, 2018 1:57 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Two Palestinian detainees are ongoing with open-ended hunger strikes they started eight days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS identified the two detainees as Saddam Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar town, north of the […]

19 Aug
3:01

Israeli Colonists Uproot 70 Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

Illegal Israeli paramilitary colonizers uprooted, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian olive saplings, and cut trees, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the Israeli assailants invaded lands, owned by Khaled Samhan, in the northern part of the village, and […]

15 Aug
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Journalist In Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Borham village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a prominent Palestinian journalist, a correspondent with Palestine TV. The Palestinian TV has reported that the soldiers invaded the home of its ā€œmilitary correspondent,” Ali Dar Ali, and […]

15 Aug
1:21

Home of 5 Palestinian Detainees Measured for Demolition

Israeli forces, along with Israeli army engineers, raided the Abu Hmeid family home, predawn Tuesday, in the al-Amari refugee camp that is located in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. Locals said, according to Ma’an, that Israeli forces and army engineers raided the al-Amari refugee camp and inspected […]

14 Aug
12:48

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians, Including Two Women, In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted 29 Palestinians, including two women from Hebron. The soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of homes during the invasions, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians while inspecting […]

14 Aug
10:24

Army To Demolish A Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Amā€™ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and took measurements of the family home of a Palestinian detainee, believed to be behind the killing of an Israeli soldier, in preparation for demolishing the property. Media […]

13 Aug
12:09

Two Detainees Declare Hunger Strike

August 13, 2018 12:09 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees in Israeli prisons have declared a hunger strike, protesting their continued detention under Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS said that the two detainees have been identified as Saddam Ayyad Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar town, north […]

13 Aug
10:48

Army Hands Family An Order For Demolishing Their Home

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and handed a demolition order against the family home of a Palestinian, who was killed in July on this year, after killing an Israeli colonialist settler. Media sources in Ramallah said the […]

13 Aug
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar […]

12 Aug
12:18

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Ramallah And Hebronā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, nine Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted seven Palestinians from several parts of the governorate. The abducted Palestinians […]

10 Aug
11:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Tulkarem

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians, and injured several others, in Ramallah and Tulkarem, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers stormed Tulkarem refugee camp, before invading and […]

10 Aug
10:45

Israeli Court Extends Remand Of Palestinian Journalist

Abdul-Nasser Nubani, a lawyer with the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli ā€œOferā€ military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, has extended the remand of a Palestinian journalist, and released four others. The journalist, Alaā€™ Rimawi, 40, was ordered under further interrogation until his court hearing, […]

10 Aug
12:29

Israel officially recognizes colonial settlement outpost built on stolen Palestinian land

After initially seizing Palestinian land from four villages ā€œfor military purposesā€ last year, Israeli military authorities transferred the seized land to Israeli civilians in direct violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention, and is now recognizing the illegal colony ā€˜Adei Ad’. The land on which the colony was constructed was stolen […]

09 Aug
8:16

Abbas Appeals to International Community in Halting Attacks on Gaza

PA President Mahmoud Abbas held intensiveĀ meetings, today, withĀ international contacts at all levels to stop the IsraeliĀ militaryĀ escalationĀ againstĀ the people ofĀ Gaza. According to the PNN, he called on the international community to intervene immediately, to stop the violenceĀ andĀ preventĀ further destruction and instabilityĀ in the region. Three citizens, including a pregnant woman and her infant daughter,Ā were […]

08 Aug
1:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the dozens of soldiers invaded the al-ā€˜Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, searched and ransacked many homes and abducted six Palestinians, […]

06 Aug
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Cause Damage To Homes, Youth Institute, In Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded and violently searched, on Monday at dawn, many homes, and a Youth Institute, in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers carried out one of the largest, and most […]

06 Aug
9:30

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including one woman and a journalist, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the […]

05 Aug
8:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Many Palestinians, Injure One, In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, many Palestinians, during violent invasions and searches of homes, and shot one, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In addition, the soldiers invaded Abu Shkheidim and Kobar villages, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked protesters with […]

04 Aug
12:00

Soldiers Injure One Palestinian Near Jerusalem, Two Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian protesters near the main entrance of Hizma town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and shot a young man with a live round. The army also shot two Palestinians near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a teenage boy […]

03 Aug
6:01

Detained Journalist Declares Hunger Strike

Monther Abu Ahmad, a lawyer with the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed, Wednesday, that journalist Ala Rimawi, 40, who is held by Israel, has launched a hunger strike on the first day of his imprisonment on July 30th, 2018. Abu Ahmad said that the detainee is protesting his imprisonment, […]

03 Aug
5:54

Israeli Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Cars in West Bank Village

Israeli settlers vandalizedĀ  nearly a dozen Palestinian vehicles on Thursday, in the Ein Yabrud village, east of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. Locals told Ma’an NEws Agency that Israeli forces stormed the village escorting a number of Israeli settlers who vandalized several Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray painted […]