Category Archives: Ramallah

24 Jan
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to several detention and interrogation center. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, said the soldiers invaded the al-Jalazoun […]

23 Jan
10:23

Israeli Military Police Abducts Abdullah Abu Rahma While Attending Court Hearing

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

20 Jan
4:06

Israeli Soldiers Assault The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

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

19 Jan
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

18 Jan
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, at least fourteen Palestinians, during various invasions targeting homes in several communities in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded several communities in the district, searched and […]

16 Jan
12:25

General Union For Palestinian Writers Denounced Abduction Of Palestinian Author

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

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

16 Jan
12:09

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

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

16 Jan
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Journalist Who Held Extended Hunger Strike

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

14 Jan
6:01

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

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

14 Jan
5:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

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

11 Jan
1:18

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 33 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least thirty-three Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad […]

09 Jan
1:03

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

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

09 Jan
7:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Ramallah

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

07 Jan
10:39

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

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

07 Jan
10:03

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Bil’in

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

05 Jan
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Senior Palestinian Health Ministry Official

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

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

03 Jan
11:19

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

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

31 Dec
8:22

Bil’in’s Weekly Protest Commemorates Jawaher Abu Rahma

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

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

30 Dec
10:30

Army Invades Three Towns Near Ramallah

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

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

28 Dec
6:58

Ramallah: Closure, Isolation and Suffering for a Second Week

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

27 Dec
5:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

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

24 Dec
3:52

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

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

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

23 Dec
1:17

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

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

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

20 Dec
3:47

Israeli Army Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

19 Dec
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Completely Seal Two Villages Near Ramallah

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

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

19 Dec
6:56

Israeli Soldiers Invade Aboud Village, Close Its Main Road

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

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

18 Dec
5:44

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

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

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

17 Dec
9:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Child In Silwad

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

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

17 Dec
4:57

Israeli Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Ni’lin

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

17 Dec
3:41

Israeli Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Activists In Bil’in

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

14 Dec
11:35

Army Invades Birzeit University, Illegally Confiscates Computers

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

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

12 Dec
11:59

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

09 Dec
4:48

Many Palestinians Injured During A Nonviolent Procession Near Ramallah

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

08 Dec
12:32

Shabak Claims Arresting Palestinians Involved In Shooting Against A Military Base

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

07 Dec
10:59

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

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

06 Dec
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. On Monday evening, the soldiers abducted a merchant from Gaza, while crossing the Erez terminal. In Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, […]

05 Dec
8:12

Israeli Army Abducts Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

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

03 Dec
5:50

Yasser Arafat Commemorated with $7m Museum

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

03 Dec
5:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

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

30 Nov
12:20

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

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

29 Nov
6:43

Abbas Re-elected Leader of Fateh Movement

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

29 Nov
1:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians in various district in the occupied West Bank, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said. The PPS office in Salfit district, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Mustafa Abdul-‘Aziz Mer’ey, […]

26 Nov
7:40

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

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

26 Nov
2:57

Bil’in Holds The Weekly Protest

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

25 Nov
11:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Ramallah And Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Thursday evening, two Palestinian men from the West Bank districts of Jenin and Ramallah; one of them is the father of a Palestinian who was killed by the army in 2014, while the other was taken prisoner at a roadblock near Nablus. Media sources in […]

24 Nov
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Thursday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. In Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers searched several homes and abducted Ayyoub Enfei’at, and his brother […]

21 Nov
10:06

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Ramallah

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

18 Nov
7:51

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

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

17 Nov
2:59

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian In Ramallah

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

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

17 Nov
2:34

Israeli Soldiers Invade Office Of Legislator Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi

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

16 Nov
9:46

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

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

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

15 Nov
1:45

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

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

13 Nov
12:53

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

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

11 Nov
3:18

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

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

10 Nov
12:54

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

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

10 Nov
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Injure And Kidnap A Palestinian Child Near Ramallah

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

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

09 Nov
11:00

Palestinian Dies From A Head Injury Suffered In 1992

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

08 Nov
4:02

Construction of Settlement Trade Center Approved by Israeli Government

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

07 Nov
12:50

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

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

07 Nov
9:03

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

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

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

06 Nov
1:10

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

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

05 Nov
11:59

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

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

05 Nov
8:17

Israeli Troops Attack Non-violent Demonstrators In Bil’in

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

04 Nov
5:37

Clashes in Al Jalazun Refugee Camp

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

03 Nov
10:21

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Near Ramallah

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

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

03 Nov
12:35

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

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

03 Nov
10:04

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

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

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

01 Nov
12:29

Palestinian Policeman Killed After Shooting Three Israeli Soldiers In Ramallah

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

31 Oct
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several areas in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and interrogated many Palestinians before kidnapping eleven. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Silwad town, north of Ramallah and kidnapped five Palestinians. They have been identified as […]

29 Oct
10:52

Palestinian Man Seriously Injured By Israeli Army In Ramallah

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

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

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29 Oct
2:15

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

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

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

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27 Oct
1:42

Israeli Border Guards Who Killed Pregnant Palestinian Mom & Her Brother Will Not Be Charged

In April 2016, a 16-year old boy and his 23-year old pregnant sister were shot and killed near the largest Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank, Qalandia. The two Israeli border guards who killed the two family members have faced no charges or discipline, and now, Israeli prosecutors have officially […]

27 Oct
12:11

PPS: “Israeli Army Kidnaps 28 Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bank”

lThe Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and at dawn, twenty-eight Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers kidnapped eleven Palestinians in the district, mainly from al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem. The […]

27 Oct
1:23

Israeli Soldiers Invade Nabi Saleh

October 27, 2016 1:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Wednesday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and clashed with local youths, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The soldiers invaded the village from different directions, and fired many live rounds, gas […]

25 Oct
12:24

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and earlier on Tuesday, thirteen Palestinians, including two children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Nahhalin town, southwest of the city, searched homes and kidnapped […]

23 Oct
1:29

After Kidnapping 20 In Jerusalem, Army Kidnaps Six Palestinians Several Parts Of The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and kidnapped at least six Palestinians. The soldiers also confiscated large sums of cash in Qalqilia and Hebron, and kidnapped 20 Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem.   The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners […]

22 Oct
3:55

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in

On Friday, several extremist Israeli colonists, taking position on a small hill behind the Annexation Wall, attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from […]

21 Oct
11:03

Army Kidnaps Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, Jenin And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday at dawn, three Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Jenin and Ramallah, searched homes and kidnapped three Palestinians.  The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded the al-Walaja village, searched a few homes, and kidnapped Bassel […]

20 Oct
10:02

Updated: Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered In 2007

Palestinian medical sources at the al-Makassed hospital, in occupied East Jerusalem, has reported that a young man died, on Thursday at dawn, from very serious wounds he suffered in 2007, after undercover Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, in Ramallah, in central West Bank. The sources stated that Mahmoud […]

20 Oct
8:59

Army Says It Arrested Five Palestinians Who Carried Out A Shooting Attack

October 20, 2016 8:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

On Tuesday evening, the Israeli army lifted a gag order on information regarding the arrest of five Palestinians from Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, who reportedly carried out a shooting attack targeting Israeli soldiers, last week. The army identified four of the Palestinians as Barakat Khawaja, 39, Hamza Nafe’, 20, […]

19 Oct
12:37

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 24 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, at least 24 Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, among them fifteen from Jerusalem. Army vehicles invaded agricultural lands in northern Gaza. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded […]

16 Oct
3:14

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians In Al-Jalazoun; Child Fighting For His Life After Head Injury

October 16, 2016 3:14 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot at least twenty Palestinians, including a child who suffered a serious gunshot wound to his head, during clashes that erupted after the invasion. Medical sources said two […]

Bil'in protest 10/14/16 (image by Haitham al-Khatib)
15 Oct
4:33

Israeli Soldiers Threaten International Protesters with Arrest during Bil’in Weekly Protest

October 15, 2016 4:33 AM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

The Bil’in Freedom demonstration took place on Friday afternoon, as it has every Friday afternoon for the past 13 years. Around 60 local villagers were joined by 40 Israeli and international activists and marched to the site of the Israeli Annexation Wall. According to local sources, the march began on […]

14 Oct
10:51

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Five Palestinians in The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and kidnapped at least four Palestinians, while one child was kidnapped, on Thursday at night, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers also searched many young men, in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, […]

12 Oct
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Tuesday at night and early Wednesday, several districts in the occupied West Bank, broke into and violently searched many homes, and kidnapped nine Palestinians, including a woman from Jerusalem. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), in central West Bank, has reported that […]

09 Oct
2:15

Israeli Army Kidnaps 10 Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Sunday, nine Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The head of the PPS office in Jerusalem was kidnapped on Sunday afternoon. On Sunday afternoon, the Israeli army kidnapped the head of […]

Mohammad Khatib lying in front of his car (image by Haitham Khatib)
08 Oct
2:50

Israeli troops block non-violent demonstration in Bil’in, abduct organizer

Friday afternoon in Bil’in village, the Israeli military blocked the main road toward the Israeli Annexation Wall and declared the entire area a ‘closed military zone’, just as demonstrators began marching down the road for their weekly non-violent demonstration against the Wall and illegal settlements. Before the protest began, the […]

04 Oct
12:09

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, earlier on Tuesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the West Bank districts of Jerusalem and Ramallah. The army also prevented dozens of schoolchildren from crossing a roadblock in Hebron while on their way to school. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that several […]

02 Oct
4:05

Woman whose Fiancé was Killed by Israel Released by Israeli Authorities

A 19-year old Palestinian woman was released from custody Saturday after spending two weeks in Israeli prison. Raghad al-Khdour, 19, was seriously wounded on September 16, 2016, and her fiancé Fares al-Khdour was killed by Israeli soldiers. The couple was driving near Bani Neim, north of the southern West Bank […]

01 Oct
11:27

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers used excessive force against the protestors, as they marched towards the Annexation Wall, separating the villagers from their lands and orchards. The committee […]

Naseem Abu Mazer
01 Oct
6:57

Israeli troops shoot and kill 28-year old Palestinian at Qalandia checkpoint after alleged knife attack

A 28 year old Palestinian identified as Naseeb Abu Mazer, from Kafr Aqab village, was shot and killed Friday night by Israeli troops at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah, after allegedly pulling a knife and stabbing an Israeli soldier. Abu Mazer was left bleeding on the ground with […]

01 Oct
6:45

Army Kidnaps Three Palestinians, Two International Activists, In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and kidnapped two Palestinians, and three international peace activists. Approximately 40 Palestinians, 15 Israelis and 20 international peace activists participated in the protest. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the protesters […]

29 Sep
12:19

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 13 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped overnight and on Thursday morning, thirteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded various communities in the district, […]

29 Sep
8:41

Army Kidnaps A Father And His Son Near Ramallah

September 29, 2016 8:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers and uncover officers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes and cars, and kidnapped a father and his son, who are also former political prisoners. Eyewitnesses said undercover soldiers of the Israeli army stormed […]

29 Sep
1:49

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 43 Palestinians, Including Children And A Legislator, Wednesday”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, late at night and on Wednesday, at least 43 Palestinians, including children a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The Jerusalem office of the PPS said the soldiers kidnapped 20 Palestinians from […]

28 Sep
10:46

Soldiers Kidnap Five Palestinians Near Ramallah

September 28, 2016 10:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the village of Budrus, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes and kidnapped five Palestinians. Several army vehicles invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed and searched homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians. The kidnapped residents have been identified […]

26 Sep
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinians near Ramallah

September 26, 2016 11:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in Ramallah, in central West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians from Beit Rima town, north of Ramallah, while one Palestinian from the town was kidnapped near Bethlehem. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many […]

24 Sep
3:11

Al-Qadi Released, Moved To The Istishari Hospital In Ramallah

Former Palestinian political prisoner Malek Qadi, who held a hunger strike for 70 days, protesting his illegal Administrative Detention by Israel without charges or trial until achieving his freedom, was discharged from Israeli hospital and is currently at the Istishari Hospital, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Fathi […]

24 Sep
1:16

Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest Celebrates Victory Of Hunger Striking Detainees

Residents of Bil’in village in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly protester in the village, Friday, also celebrating the victory of three hunger striking detainees, held by Israel. The procession started from the center of the village, and headed […]

23 Sep
2:38

Qaraqe’: “Qadi To Be Moved To A Hospital In Ramallah Saturday”

September 23, 2016 2:38 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The head of the Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe’ has reported that detainee Malek al-Qadi, who went on hunger strike for seventy days until winning his freedom from Israel’s illegal Administrative Detention, will be transferred this Saturday from the Wolfson Israeli Medical Center to the Istishari Arab Hospital, in the West […]