Category Archives: Ramallah

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 Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ 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 is 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 Prisoners’ 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 Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists in Bil’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: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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-‘Isawiya, Injure Many In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘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-‘Isawiya, before searching a number of homes, and abducted Taj Maher Mheisin, before […]

07 Sep
5:37

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Ni’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 Bil’in, Causes Injuries And Fire In Olive Orchards

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 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 Israel’s’ illegal colonies. The protesters […]

06 Sep
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 Ni’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 Ni’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. “After using humanitarian aid to blackmail […]

28 Aug
1:35

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ 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-Ama’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, Ala’ 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 “Construction and Planning Committee” 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: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ 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 “military 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: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians, Including Two Women, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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-Am’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 Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ 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: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Ramallah And Hebron”

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, nine Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli “Ofer” military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, has extended the remand of a Palestinian journalist, and released four others. The journalist, Ala’ 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 “for military purposes” 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 ‘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 intensive meetings, today, with international contacts at all levels to stop the Israeli military escalation against the people of Gaza. According to the PNN, he called on the international community to intervene immediately, to stop the violence and prevent further destruction and instability in the region. Three citizens, including a pregnant woman and her infant daughter, 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 Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘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: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 Prisoners’ 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 vandalized  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 […]

03 Aug
5:32

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For 15th Day

Karim Ajwa, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported Thursday that a Palestinian detainee is ongoing with hunger strike for the 15th consecutive day, protesting abuse and bad conditions during his continued detention and interrogation. Ajwa stated that Mohammad Nimir Dar Sattouf, 27, from Beit Rima town, in […]

02 Aug
9:20

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, confiscated a car and cash, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied […]

01 Aug
8:22

Israeli Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Nablus And Ramallah

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including one journalist, in Nablus and Ramallah, and injured several others in Hebron. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and abducted Adham […]

31 Jul
6:16

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including one woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, interrogated several Palestinians while […]

30 Jul
9:55

Information Ministry Calls In International Community To Stop Israeli Violations Against Journalists, Media Outlets

After Monday’s Israeli army’s abduction of four Palestinians journalists in Ramallah, in central West Bank, the Palestinian Information Ministry issued a statement denouncing the dangerously escalating Israeli violations against Palestinian journalists and media outlets, calling on the International Community to intervene in ending these attacks, and ensuring Israel’s compliance with […]

30 Jul
8:27

Settlers Vandalize Ramallah-area Village

Israeli settlers vandalized Palestinian property in the village of al-Mughayyir, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, on Monday. Al-Mughayyir Mayor Amin Abu Alia said that Israeli settlers stormed the village predawn, on Monday, slashed tires of eight Palestinian-owned vehicles and sprayed racist, anti-Palestinian graffiti on the walls […]

30 Jul
8:21

Including Four Journalists, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including four journalists, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes and buildings, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded […]

29 Jul
9:56

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Th West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the West Bank. The PPS said the army continued its invasions and violent searched of homes in Kobar village, north of Ramallah, abducted four Palestinians […]

29 Jul
9:26

Ahed Tamimi Released from Israeli Prison, Along with Her Mother

17-year-old Palestinian civil protest icon Ahed Tamimi, along with her mother Nariman, were released from Israeli prison Sunday, after serving more than seven months in prison. The two were greeted by hundreds of people in their hometown of Nabi Saleh, in the central part of the West Bank. Israeli protesters […]

28 Jul
10:17

Israeli Soldiers Continue The Home Invasions In Kobar

A large Israeli military force invaded, earlier Saturday, many homes in Kobar Palestinian village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and illegally confiscated cash from homes. Media sources in Kobar said the soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes in the village, and interrogated many Palestinians. They added that […]

28 Jul
1:35

ISM Report: Experiencing Arrest in Khan al-Ahmar, Threatened by Demolition by Israeli forces

07/26/18 | Steve Dhiman | International Solidarity Movement An ISM volunteer describes his experience of being arrested and almost deported by Israeli forces. On Wednesday, the 4th of July, I began training with the International Solidarity Movement, an organization where Palestinians and Israelis, Jewish people and Muslims work together in […]

27 Jul
10:50

Army Seriously injures A Palestinian In Kobar Village

Israeli soldiers continued their invasions and acts of collective punishment against the village of Kobar, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot one Palestinian with an expanding bullet. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Ramallah said the soldiers shot the Palestinian with the illegal “Toto” expanding bullet […]

27 Jul
11:43

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kobar, Abduct Three Palestinians

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Kobar village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, abducted three Palestinians, and took measurements of the family home of Mohammad Tareq Dar Yousef, 17, who was killed following the fatal stabbing incident in Adam illegal colony, in preparation […]

27 Jul
11:07

Lieberman Decides To Expand “Adam” Illegal Colony

Following the fatal stabbing incident in Geva Binyamin “Adam” illegal Israeli colony, built on Palestinian lands, southeast of Ramallah in central West Bank, Israeli “Defense Minister” Avigdor Lieberman decided to approve the construction of 400 new units to expand the colony. Lieberman said that he decided to prepare a plan […]

27 Jul
5:53

One Israeli Killed, Two Wounded by Palestinian Teen; Assailant Killed on Site

A seventeen-year old Palestinian allegedly carried out a stabbing attack in Geva Binyamin (Adam) Israeli colony, in the Occupied West Bank, killing one Israeli and wounding two others before he himself was killed by an armed paramilitary Israeli settler. Update: 8:40 AM: Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the slain […]

25 Jul
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Moath Thouqan, the son of imprisoned university lecturer […]

24 Jul
8:01

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Woman In Hebron, Two Young Men In Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a woman from Hebron, and two young men from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers searched homes throughout […]

24 Jul
5:06

Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two children from Deir Nitham village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The two children have been identified as Mohammad Saleh and Rami Nimir; they were sitting in front of one of the boy’s homes when the soldiers abducted them. Media sources in Deir Nitham […]

21 Jul
8:54

PA: Deal of Century Conspiracy Slowed, But Not Over

Spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, on Saturday, said  that, thanks to the steadfastness of the Palestinian people the leadership’s commitment to the national constants, the US-led “deal of the century” has been thwarted. He said that, if the deal were to succeed,  it would become […]

20 Jul
7:43

Hikers Assaulted by Israeli Settlers near Ramallah

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Friday, assaulted a number of Palestinian amateur hikers while they were on a weekly trek near the village of Nabi Saleh, to the west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Settlers from Halamish, an illegal Israeli settlement near the village, attacked and verbally abused the […]

20 Jul
6:25

Israel Approves The Illegal Annexation of Palestinian Lands Near Ramallah

The Israeli authorities announced the illegal annexation of hundreds of Dunams of Palestinian lands in order to pave a new segregated road linking between the illegal colonies of Ofarim and Beit Aryeh, built on private lands, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Land Research Center (LRC) […]

19 Jul
5:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, […]

18 Jul
8:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday, at last twenty-seven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers violently invaded and searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, before abducting twenty-eight, including a female photojournalist, […]

17 Jul
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Tuesday, at least sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers […]

16 Jul
11:53

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from several governorates of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted at least ten. One of the […]

15 Jul
12:04

Army Shoots Nine Palestinians, Abducts Seven, Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot nine Palestinians, and abducted seven others. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the refugee camp, and occupied their rooftop. They added that local […]

12 Jul
1:53

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasions, […]

11 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinian In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded several communities in the occupied West Bank, before breaking into and violently searching dozens of homes, and abducted nineteen Palestinians in addition to illegally confiscating cash, a mobile phone and a laptop from one of the homes. The PPS […]

10 Jul
2:26

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted at least sixteen. The […]

09 Jul
12:12

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes in several governorates of the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians. Media sources said […]

06 Jul
2:04

Ad-Dameer: “Administrative Detention Order of Khalida Jarrar Confirmed”

By  Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association: In a hearing held on 2 July 2018, Military Court Judge Raphael Yemeni  confirmed the renewal of Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar’s administrative detention order. This will be the second time in which it has been renewed, meaning that Khalida has […]

05 Jul
1:59

PPS: “Army Abducts 28 Palestinians, Two International Peace Activists, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least 28 Palestinians, and two international peace activists, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including twelve in al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, near Jerusalem. The soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the Palestinians, […]

04 Jul
6:34

Video: Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Facing Imminent Demolition

Dozens of Israeli police officers and soldiers have surrounded, early on Wednesday morning, the al-Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin Palestinian community, east of occupied Jerusalem, in preparation to demolish it, including its school. Several Israeli vehicles, including bulldozers, invaded the area at dawn, and started removing barriers, and creating a path to […]

03 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, and injured one, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers shot a young man in Qaffin town, north of […]

02 Jul
8:40

Palestinians in Ramallah Protest American Plans for the Area

(WAFA Images / Huthayfa Srour)  Hundreds of Palestinians rallied in Ramallah, on Monday, to protest attempts by the United States to impose its plans in the area, which the Palestinians have rejected since the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, in December, and moving its embassy in Israel to […]

02 Jul
8:29

Sewage Pumped by Settlers Toward Village Outside of Ramallah

The new settlement of “Amichai” has reportedly discharged sewage water, on Monday morning, that drenched Palestinian lands in a town called TurmusAyya, north-west of Ramallah. Even though the residents tried to dig holes to collect the polluted water, it continued to flow toward adjacent lands. Locals fear that it would […]

30 Jun
5:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, nonviolent Palestinian protesters near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank, causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said the procession was organized by national and Islamic factions, in addition to social figures, rejecting Israel’s ongoing Israeli […]

30 Jun
4:23

Israeli Soldiers Violently Suppress Ramallah Protest

Israeli occupation forces, on Friday, violently quelled a protest held, by dozens of Palestinian demonstrators, at the northern entrance to Ramallah city, in the central occupied West Bank. Soldiers attacked, with teargas, participants who were protesting against what has become known as the “Deal of the Century” and the US […]

29 Jun
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Nablus, One In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three young Palestinian near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and one in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted three young men, from the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, […]

28 Jun
11:08

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twenty Palestinians, including one woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank and summoned a young woman for interrogation. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, […]

28 Jun
2:28

Prince William Takes ‘Non-political’ Tour through Israel and Ramallah

Prince William met with PA president Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, today, as part of a five-day Middle East tour that also included a visit with Israel’s Prime Minister and President, yesterday. This is the first visit of a member of the British royal family to Palestine on a government visit. […]

27 Jun
1:37

Tortured Detainee Suffers Complications

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that a detainee from occupied Jerusalem, is suffering complications and severe pain, due to torture during extended interrogation by Israeli soldiers. It said that the detainee, Omar al-Kiswani, was abducted by the soldiers, on March 7th 2018, after the army invaded Birzeit University, […]

27 Jun
12:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, including a husband and his wife, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, interrogated dozens of Palestinians and abducted the eleven residents, […]

24 Jun
2:11

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded dozens of communities across the West Bank, violently searched homes, interrogated Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

20 Jun
10:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers conducted very violent searches of dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, before abducting twenty, and took them to various […]

19 Jun
12:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated cash from some of the invaded homes, in addition to seizing one car. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers located weapons in some of the homes, and […]

18 Jun
12:25

Detained Teen Released After Losing His Sight Due To Torture, And Being Denied Treatment

A detained Palestinian teen, identified as Taiseer Hassan Tamimi, 18, from Deir Nitham village, northwest of Ramallah, in central West bank, was released, Monday, after he lost his sight while in prison, due to torture and after being denied specialized medicine or any treatment for preexisting health conditions. Tamimi required […]

17 Jun
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man And Two Children Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted a young man and two children. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Raed al-Beyari, 18, in addition to Qussai Barakat, 15 and Sultan al-‘Ammouri, 15, and […]