Category Archives: Ramallah

08 Feb
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until morning hours Thursday, dozens of Palestinian homes and lands, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked them, and abducted at least eighteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

08 Feb
2:33

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Child In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a Palestinian child with three live rounds in the face, chest and thigh, after the army invaded Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked dozens of protesters with live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Medical sources said the child, identified as […]

07 Feb
2:30

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Wednesday, at least 29 Palestinians, including one woman and several children, in various parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted eleven Palestinians, including four children who were kidnapped by […]

06 Feb
7:01

Palestinian Cabinet Prepping Plans for Official Disengagement from Israeli Coordination

Following a decision by the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the Palestinian cabinet of ministers today said it is starting plans to disengage from Israel. In its last meeting in Ramallah, the PLOā€™s Executive Committee asked the government to devise plans for disengagement from Israel politically, administratively, economically and in security. […]

06 Feb
1:01

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Tuesday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers broke into and ransacked many homes in various communities in the West Bank, and […]

06 Feb
7:45

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injure Several Palestinians Near Nablus

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Monday, that many residents have been injured, after groups of illegal colonialist Israeli settlers hurled stones at their cars, near Huwwara military roadblock, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources stated that the Palestinians suffered various cuts and […]

05 Feb
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, 21 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Committee stated that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings, identified as Fadi and Moneeb Ghneimat, in addition […]

05 Feb
9:20

Army Abducts Four Children In Bethlehem and Ramallah, Young Man In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinian children from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Bethlehem. On Sunday evening, the soldiers abducted a young man near Jenin. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of […]

04 Feb
5:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Ramallah

February 4, 2018 5:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child, only twelve years of age, near the main entrance of the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers ambushed a group of children near the main entrance of the refugee camp, and abducted […]

02 Feb
6:32

Updated: Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, eleven Palestinians with live rounds, and rubber-coated steel bullets, at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank. The soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians who were marching against the ongoing Israeli occupation and its colonialist policies, in addition […]

02 Feb
5:44

Settlers Paint Racist Graffiti on Walls in Nabi Saleh

(photo: archive image, Alternative Information Center) Jewish Israeli settlers, early Friday, spray-painted anti-Palestinian graffiti on walls in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, said a local activist. Anti-Wall and Settlement activist Mohammad Tamimi said that settlers driving a vehicle stormed the village late in the night and spray-painted graffiti calling […]

02 Feb
5:08

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, in central West Bank, and injured several Palestinians, Mohammad Tamimi, a member of the Popular Committee Against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Nabi Saleh, said the soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest with rubber-coated […]

02 Feb
3:45

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Niā€™lin village, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Amira, a member of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

02 Feb
3:14

Bilā€™in Holds Its Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, and demanding the release of all symbols of peaceful resistance in occupied Palestine. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters of figures […]

02 Feb
1:44

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Budrus

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian and international protesters, in Budrus village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The nonviolent protesters marched from the center of the village, while chanting against the ongoing Israeli occupation and escalation, and the illegal U.S. recognition of […]

02 Feb
9:00

Armed Colonist Settler Shoots A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Thursday at night, that an armed colonist settler shot a young man, northwest of Ramallah city, in central West Bank. The sources said that Mohammad Kamal Misfir, 25, was shot in his left foot, and was moved to Palestine Medical Complex. The Palestinian was […]

01 Feb
12:26

Press Release: Teenaged Palestinian Girl, Born and Raised in the West Bank, is Illegally Deported to the Gaza Strip

By HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual: For Immediate Release: HaMoked has written urgently to the Israeli military to return a 14 year-old girl who was illegally deported to the Gaza Strip. Ghada (her last name is withheld) was born in 2003 in the city of Ramallah in […]

01 Feb
8:53

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded and violently searched homes […]

31 Jan
8:03

Thousands Attend Funeral of Slain Palestinian Child in Ramallah District Village

Thousands of Palestinians, Wednesday afternoon, attended the funeral procession of a slain Palestinian teenager in al-Mughayyir village, north of Ramallah. Thousands of mourners attended the funeral procession of Laith Abu Naim, aged 16, who succumbed to his critical wounds after being shot by Israeli forces with a live round in […]

30 Jan
9:45

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child Near Ramallah

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday afternoon, the al-Mughayyir Palestinian village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a Palestinian child with a live round in the head from a close range, causing a serious injury, before he was rushed to a local hospital where he […]

30 Jan
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifty-Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fifty-four Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 33 in Jerusalem, after invading their homes and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted 33 Palestinians, including several children, during extensive and […]

28 Jan
11:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Ramallah, Search Homes In Tulkarem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The army also invaded many areas in Tulkarem and Hebron, searched homes and stole gold. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said many army jeeps invaded Silwad […]

28 Jan
8:13

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In The Face Near Ramallah

January 28, 2018 8:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Beit Rima village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched and ransacked many homes, and shot one Palestinian in the face. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers broke into many homes in the village, and violently searched […]

28 Jan
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin, Install A Roadblock West of Ramallah

January 28, 2018 12:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a young Palestinian man after stopping him at a military roadblock, near Jenin, in northern West Bank; the soldiers also installed a sudden roadblock near Ramallah, before stopping and searching dozens of cars. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers, stationed at Bartaā€™a military roadblock, southwest […]

24 Jan
9:56

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman and a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, including one woman and a child, in […]

23 Jan
6:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

January 23, 2018 6:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Tuesday, many Palestinians at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank, during a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President to occupied Jerusalem. The soldiers attacked the protesters with dozens of rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, wounding many with rubber-coated steel bullets, […]

22 Jan
5:10

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Attack Three Schoolchildren Near Ramallah

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

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

19 Jan
6:47

Major Digital Activism Forum Attended by Hundreds in Palestine

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

17 Jan
8:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The West Bank

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

16 Jan
12:25

Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank

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

16 Jan
8:35

Army Invades Many Apartments In Ramallah

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

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

15 Jan
1:09

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

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

13 Jan
9:44

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

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

13 Jan
6:05

Nabi Saleh Declared a Closed Military Zone

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

12 Jan
3:59

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bilā€™in

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

12 Jan
2:57

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

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

11 Jan
4:51

Maliki: US Responsible for Planned Settlement Expansion

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

10 Jan
1:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

10 Jan
7:18

Soldiers Abduct A Young Woman Near Ramallah

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

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

09 Jan
12:30

Open Letter from Academics at Birzeit University in Palestine

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

09 Jan
5:35

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

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

09 Jan
2:26

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Birzeit University

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

07 Jan
2:03

Army Injures A Palestinian In Birzeit

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

05 Jan
2:06

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

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

05 Jan
1:48

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held In Bilā€™in

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

05 Jan
8:30

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian Near Ramallah

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

04 Jan
2:51

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

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

03 Jan
9:50

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

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

03 Jan
7:47

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

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

03 Jan
9:44

Israel Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

03 Jan
1:14

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

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

01 Jan
12:40

Court Hearing of Palestinian poet postponed until January

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

01 Jan
5:31

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

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

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

31 Dec
10:56

Abbas Marks 53rd Anniversary of Palestinian Revolution

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

31 Dec
10:54

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

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

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

29 Dec
6:05

Army Injures Many Nonviolent Protesters In Niā€™lin

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

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

29 Dec
12:28

Israeli Forces Attack Protest Supporting Imprisoned Teen

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

28 Dec
9:33

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

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

27 Dec
12:06

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

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

26 Dec
5:30

Court Orders Tamimi Under Further Interrogation For Four More Days

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

25 Dec
1:15

Israeli Soldiers Assault Two Sanitation Workers Near Ramallah

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

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

25 Dec
1:46

Israeli Court Refuses To Release Tamimi

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

21 Dec
2:54

Army Abducts A Child, Injures Eleven Palestinians, Near Ramallah

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

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

21 Dec
11:48

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

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

21 Dec
9:49

Undercover Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians Near Ramallah

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

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

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20 Dec
1:25

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

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

20 Dec
2:11

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

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

19 Dec
9:41

Army Injures Dozens Of Schoolchildren In Deir Nitham

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

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

19 Dec
9:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Ramallah

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

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

17 Dec
1:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

17 Dec
10:59

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

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

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

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

15 Dec
1:59

Updated: Soldiers Attack Protesters In The West Bank

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

14 Dec
10:18

Abbas: Palestinians No Longer Accepting US Role in Peace Process

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

14 Dec
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Invade Print Shops And Colleges

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

13 Dec
10:22

Updated: Israeli Army Abducts 37 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

12 Dec
11:40

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

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

11 Dec
7:33

Army Abducts Three Young Palestinians In Bilā€™in

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

10 Dec
3:31

Youth Shot in Eye with Rubber Bullet during Ramallah Protest

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

09 Dec
2:41

Israeli Army Attacks Scores of Palestinian Journalists

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

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08 Dec
12:38

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

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

08 Dec
2:45

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Three, Near Ramallah

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

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

07 Dec
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 36 Palestinians In West Bank

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

05 Dec
10:38

Army Abducts Three Palestinians From Jenin And Hebron, Injure One

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

03 Dec
12:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

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

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

02 Dec
9:19

Demonstrations Suppressed in Hebron and Ramallah Districts

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

02 Dec
1:04

Bilā€™in Holds The Weekly Nonviolent Procession

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

30 Nov
11:36

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

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

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

27 Nov
7:45

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

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

24 Nov
8:07

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

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

23 Nov
6:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

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

22 Nov
12:03

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

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

22 Nov
10:32

Israel Delays Court Session Of Senior Nonviolent Activist Abdullah Abu Rahma

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

21 Nov
11:56

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians in Ramallah And Nablus

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

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

21 Nov
7:10

Israeli Soldiers Ransack Ramallah Jewelry Store, Steal Merchandise

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

20 Nov
3:04

Family Of Youngest Detainee Appeals For His Release

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

20 Nov
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

19 Nov
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

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

16 Nov
11:16

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

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

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

16 Nov
6:39

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

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

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