Category Archives: Ramallah

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 […]

Bil'in 10282016
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 […]

Maram and her brother Ibrahim
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 […]

23 Sep
1:54

Soldiers Injure A Young Man Near Ramallah, Assault A Physically Challenge Man Near Jenin

September 23, 2016 1:54 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, a young Palestinian man with live fire east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, while a number of soldiers assaulted a physically challenged man at a military roadblock near Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Medical sources said the […]

22 Sep
12:20

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 27 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, 27 Palestinians, including a young woman, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians from their homes in Shu’fat refugee camp, and Abu Dis town, […]

21 Sep
12:06

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Twenty-one Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians, during extensive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Nablus office of the PSS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers searched […]

21 Sep
10:34

Dozens Of Israeli Soldiers Invade Bil’in, Storm Homes And Confiscate Laptops

September 21, 2016 10:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, approximately at 2:30 after midnight, the village of Bil’in in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, broke into and searched several homes and confiscated hard discs from a number of laptops. Most of the invaded homes belong to nonviolent activists, senior members of the […]

20 Sep
12:30

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 33 Palestinians In The West Bank, Including Twelve In Jerusalem”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, 33 Palestinians, including many children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank – twelve of them were kidnapped in Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers invaded, at dawn Tuesday, many homes in […]

17 Sep
3:38

Dozens March In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

September 17, 2016 3:38 AM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli annexation wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The procession started from the center of the village, while the protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters […]

17 Sep
1:09

Army Injures Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

September 17, 2016 1:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Friday evening, that a number of Israeli military jeeps invaded the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, and shot two young men with live fire, while many residents suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers invaded the refugee camp from […]

12 Sep
9:43

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jenin

September 12, 2016 9:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Ramallah and Jenin, and interrogated many others. Several military vehicles invaded Beit Rima town, northwest the central West Bank district of Ramallah, searched a number of homes and kidnapped one Palestinian. The Palestinian Prisoners Society […]

09 Sep
7:12

Palestinians, International And Israeli Activists March In Bil’in

Dozens of Palestinian residents, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activist, marched Friday against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village, near Ramallah. This week’s protest comes in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian detainees. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the protesters […]

08 Sep
2:29

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank, Injure One In Gaza

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Wednesday evening and at night, and earlier on Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, including two children, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also shot one Palestinian in Gaza. The Jerusalem office of the PPS said the soldiers kidnapped […]

08 Sep
12:00

Soldiers Kidnap A Former Political Prisoner From Ramallah

September 8, 2016 12:00 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped a former political prisoner. The soldiers also invaded villages and towns near Jenin. The PPS said that several army vehicles invaded Beit […]

06 Sep
10:23

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Qalandia

September 6, 2016 10:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Isoldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians. Local sources said the soldiers surrounded the camp, before a number of military vehicles invaded it from several directions. The sources added that the soldiers conducted violent searches of […]

05 Sep
1:54

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and earlier Monday, ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Halabi, and Waleed Suleiman Rabea’, 47. It is worth mentioning […]

05 Sep
12:46

PPS: “Underage Detainee Assaulted By Soldiers, Strip-Searched”

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Monday, that a detained Palestinian teen has been subjected to repeated assaults during his abduction, and interrogation, including being strip-searched after the soldiers kidnapped him. The teen, Mazen Monther Ramadan, 17 years of age, was kidnapped from his home, in the central West Bank […]

05 Sep
11:49

Palestinian Detainee Faces Serious Complications

The Palestinian Detainees Committee stated, Monday, that a detainee, identified as Mohammad Khamis Abrash, from the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, is facing serious health complications, but is not receiving the proper, specialized, medical treatment. It said that Abrash’s left leg was amputated due […]

03 Sep
2:20

Palestinian And Scottish Flags Raised In Bil’in Weekly Protest

Dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near Ramallah, raised Palestinian and Scottish flags to thank Scottish activists for supporting Palestine during the soccer match between Scottish and Israeli teams. The protesters marched this week against the […]

02 Sep
8:34

Army Kidnaps A Young Woman Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday evening, a young Palestinian woman at the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The army also closed all roads leading to a village near Ramallah. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers searched the woman and located a knife with her, and that she “was […]

30 Aug
12:16

PPS: “Army Kidnaps Twenty-One Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and on Tuesday, twenty-one Palestinians, during massive military invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded several towns in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, […]

29 Aug
10:03

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn and late on Sunday at night, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Two fishers were also kidnapped in Gaza territorial waters. The Nablus office of the PPS, in the […]

Bil'in protest (image by Mohammed Yasin)
27 Aug
12:06

Israeli forces attack non-violent weekly protest in Bil’in village

On Friday afternoon, dozens of local residents from the village of Bil’in, along with Israeli and international activists, marched toward the site of the Israeli Annexation Wall constructed on village land. They were pushed back by Israeli forces who attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas and concussion […]

26 Aug
11:57

Five Palestinians Injured By Army Fire During Funeral Of Slain Palestinian In Silwad

August 26, 2016 11:57 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday, five Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, at the western entrance of Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, during the funeral procession of a Palestinian who was killed by the soldiers a few hours earlier. Local sources in Silwad said hundreds […]

26 Aug
11:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Silwad

August 26, 2016 11:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a Palestinian man in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, reportedly after he approached a military roadblock and “refused to heed to the soldiers’ demands to stop,” eyewitnesses confirmed he never posed any threat to the soldiers. The […]

Sari Mohammad Abu Ghurab
25 Aug
11:10

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Two Months Before He Was To Be Married

A 24-year old Palestinian man, Sari Mohammad Abu Gharab, was killed on Wednesday by Israeli troops near Nablus, just two months before he was scheduled to be married. The Palestinian was shot to death by numerous rounds after allegedly exiting a vehicle that was being chased by an Israeli military […]

25 Aug
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight and on Thursday at dawn, several districts in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes, and kidnapped at least twelve Palestinians. Media sources in occupied East Jerusalem have reported that the soldiers kidnapped a young man, identified Ahmad Sharabati, […]

22 Aug
9:33

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and kidnapped at nine eight Palestinians, including six in Hebron. The army also handed demolition orders of two homes in Salfit. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-Bayyada and al-Misrara areas, […]

20 Aug
1:51

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as the locals, Israeli and international peace activists marched towards the villager’s orchards. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters of hunger-striking detainees Bilal Kayed, […]

17 Aug
12:41

Army Kidnaps 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, 24 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. 14 of the kidnapped Palestinians are from Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said hundreds of soldiers invaded many communities […]

12 Aug
4:13

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, as the Israeli, international and Palestinian activists marched this week in solidarity with hunger-striking detainee Bilal Kayed. The protesters marched from the center of the village carrying Palestinian flags, posters of […]

11 Aug
12:50

Israel Closes Investigation Into The Murder Of Palestinian Minister Ziad Abu Ein

The Mahash police investigation unit, run by the Israeli Justice Ministry, has decided to close the investigation into the murder of Palestinian government minister, Ziad Abu Ein, who was killed by the army nearly 18 months ago. The unit decided that although there were “some problematic conducts” by the Border […]

10 Aug
11:04

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Wednesday, at least ten Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Nablus, Tulkarem, Jerusalem, Ramallah and Jenin. The army also occupied a Palestinian home, south of Nablus. The Nablus office of the PPS, in the northern part of the […]

08 Aug
12:55

PPS: “Israeli Army Kidnaps Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Monday, eighteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including nine in Hebron. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the WEST Bank, said the soldiers invaded the […]

06 Aug
2:11

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Several Palestinians, including a journalist, have been injured, Friday, after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah. This week’s protest commemorates the eight anniversary of the death of Yousef Ahmad Ameera, 17, who was shot by the soldiers in […]

06 Aug
1:49

Norwegian, Japanese And Spanish Delegates Participate In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

Video: Villagers of Bil’in, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, held the weekly nonviolent protest, on Friday, in participation with Israeli activists and delegates from Norway, Japan, and Spain, demanding ending the illegal Israeli occupation, and marched in solidarity with hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons. The nonviolent […]

02 Aug
1:18

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 21 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, 21 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also assaulted one of the Al-Aqsa Mosque guards, in occupied Jerusalem. In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, […]

30 Jul
2:49

Army Kidnaps A Teen, Peace Activist, In Bil’in Weekly Nonviolent Protest

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, and kidnapped a Palestinian teen and an Israeli solidarity activist. The Popular Committee in Bil’in said the soldiers kidnapped Hamza al-Khatib, 17, and Israeli peace […]

29 Jul
11:58

Young Man Suffers A Broken Arm; Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation in Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Ni’lin village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing one Palestinian to suffer a fracture in his arm, and many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The coordinator of the Popular Committee […]

28 Jul
10:02

ISM Report: “They destroyed the houses, they destroyed our dreams”

27 July 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team Late Monday evening, Israeli forces entered the village of Qalandia with 15 bulldozers and around 150 soldiers. In the village, the Israeli military destroyed 11 newly built houses, attacking the residents of the village with stun grenades, tear gas, rubber […]

24 Jul
7:34

Army Injures One Palestinian, Summons Three Others, In Silwad

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot and seriously wounded one Palestinian, and summoned three others for interrogation. The invading soldiers clashed with local youths, who hurled stones at the military vehicles, while the army fired […]

22 Jul
10:59

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Dozens of soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, kidnapped four Palestinians, including a Journalist, and briefly detained a local photojournalist. The soldiers used excessive force against the protesters and kidnapped four Palestinians, identified as journalist Khaled Sabarna who […]

22 Jul
10:52

Deir Qaddis Resists Ongoing Theft of Village Land

20th July 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Quds Team On the morning of July 14th, Israeli excavators arrived on Majid Mahmoud’s farmland in Deir Qaddis to begin work on an illegal expansion of a wastewater facility for the nearby illegal settlement of Nili. Construction vehicles and Occupation forces were met by […]

22 Jul
10:39

Army Kidnaps A Palestinian In Bethlehem, Invades Villages Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday at dawn, one Palestinian in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and summoned four others for interrogation. The soldiers also invaded two villages, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers […]

20 Jul
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, at dawn Wednesday, at least sisteen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers invaded the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank […]

20 Jul
9:04

Army Kidnaps Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and kidnapped three Palestinians, including two former political prisoners. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped Abdul-Rahman Mustafa Hamed, 34, who previously spent six […]

17 Jul
12:15

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a young woman, after invading their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the army invaded the towns of Yatta, Sa’ir and Sammoa’, in […]

16 Jul
1:05

Palestinians, Israeli And International Activists, March In Bil’in

Approximately 20 international and Israeli peace activists and nearly 50 Palestinians held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village. near the central West Bank. Palestinian Legislator Jamil Majdalani of the Popular Struggle Front, and many members of the front, also participated in the […]

15 Jul
12:08

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Injure 13 Palestinians With Live Fire Near Ramallah

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, on Thursday evening, into the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot thirteen Palestinians with live fire, and kidnapped one. Eyewitnesses said the undercover soldiers infiltrated into the village, before breaking into the home of a young Palestinian, identified as […]

14 Jul
11:33

Army Injures Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, stormed homes and injured three Palestinians during ensuing clashes. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said a large military force invaded the village from various directions before the soldiers stormed […]

14 Jul
5:32

Villagers, Peace Activists, Prevent Israeli Bulldozers From Uprooting Lands Near Ramallah

Villagers of Deir Qiddees and Ni’lin, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, along with international solidarity activists, managed to stop Israeli bulldozers from uprooting Palestinian lands, despite Israeli military assaults and violations. The Palestinians and solidarity activists held protests, Wednesday, in front of the Israeli military bulldozers and […]

13 Jul
6:55

Army Kidnaps A Nonviolent Activist Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday afternoon, a nonviolent Palestinian activist after stopping him at a military roadblock, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinian, also a former political The Palestinian, also a former political prisoner, is the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and […]

12 Jul
8:07

Hamdallah: Settlement Expansion Underscores Israel’s True Intentions

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, on Tuesday, issued a statement condemning Israel’s plan to support the illegal Kiryat Arba settlement, and Jewish settlers in Hebron, with an additional 50 million News Israeli Shekels (approximately 12,922,569 USD.) “The continued expansion of illegal settlements and the substantial sums poured into their development shows that […]