Category Archives: Tulkarem

08 May
11:53

Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late on Saturday at night and earlier on Sunday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from the West Bank districts of Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron and Tulkarem. The soldiers, stationed at military roadblock #300, at the northern entrance of Bethlehem, stopped a Palestinian car, and kidnapped Morad Mustafa […]

12 Apr
6:55

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians In Tulkarem And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the northern West Bank districts of Tulkarem and Bethlehem, searched several homes and kidnapped seven young men; four in Tulkarem and three in Bethlehem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers kidnapped Baha’ Anwar Abu Daghash, 27, and his cousin Morad Issa […]

05 Apr
9:23

Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Jenin And Tulkarem

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli army has kidnapped two Palestinians, in the northern West Bank districts of Jenin and Tulkarem, in addition to summoning two others for interrogation. Many Palestinians were injured. The PPS said the soldiers invaded Jaba’ town, south of Jenin, and kidnapped […]

01 Feb
1:26

Army Kills A Palestinian Near Tulkarem

February 1, 2016 1:26 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Monday morning, a young Palestinian man, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, Palestinian medical sources said.Update: Palestinian Red Crescent medics have transferred the body of the slain Palestinian to Thabet Thabet governmental hospital in Tulkarem. Head of the Tulkarem office of […]

23 Jan
2:42

Video: “Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians, Including A Child, In Kufur Qaddoum’

January 23, 2016 2:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that three Palestinians, including a child, were injured after Israeli soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum village, near the central West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly protest.Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Qalqilia Morad Eshteiwy said the soldiers surrounded the village and attacked […]

11 Jan
4:38

Young Palestinian Man Seriously Injured Near Tulkarem

January 11, 2016 4:38 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously wounded, on Monday morning, a young Palestinian man, allegedly after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.Israeli sources said the Palestinian suffered a serious gunshot injury ‘after attempting to stab soldiers.’ The army reported no injuries among its soldiers. […]

06 Jan
12:54

Shufa Village Threatened as Israeli Forces Begin to Excavate Palestinian Land

On the 22nd of December, Israeli forces started excavating land belonging to the Palestinian village of Shufa. Residents fear the possibility of settlement expansion will threaten the future of their village.4th January 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Tulkarem Team s Bulldozer excavating the hillside. In the back sits the […]

21 Dec
3:21

Israeli Forces Fire on Tulkarem University Students

December 21, 2015 3:21 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

At least 9 Palestinian students were shot and injured on Sunday, when clashes broke out with Israeli forces outside a university in the occupied West Bank city of Tulkarem.Clashes erupted after a group of Israeli soldiers deployed at an Israeli military base illegally set up on the campus of Palestine […]

16 Dec
10:44

15 Students Injured by Israeli Fire at Tulkarem University

December 16, 2015 10:44 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, shot and injured 15 students with both rubber-coated steel bullets and live fire, during protests at Palestine Technical University, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Tulkarem, medical sources at the Red Crescent said.According to Ma’an News Agency, five youths were shot and injured with […]

11 Dec
2:21

Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians In Tulkarem

December 11, 2015 2:21 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Friday at dawn, a number of Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, searched many homes and kidnapped eight Palestinians.The soldiers invaded the Tulkarem refugee camp, Thannaba and Ektaba areas, east of Tulkarem, in addition to Shooufa village, south of the […]

10 Dec
10:13

Many Palestinians Injured In Tulkarem, Nearby Communities

December 10, 2015 10:13 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Medical sources have reported, on Wednesday at night, that many Palestinians have been injured after Israeli soldiers invaded Tulkarem city, and several nearby communities, following the shooting that targeted an Israeli settler, who was involved in terrorist deadly attacks against the Palestinians; the settler, and his wife, were injured.The sources […]

10 Dec
12:49

Settler, His Wife, Injured Near Tulkarem; The Wounded Man Was Involved In Past Terrorist Attacks

December 10, 2015 12:49 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Palestinian attacks, Tulkarem 0

Israeli sources have reported, Wednesday, that two settlers were injured in a shooting incident, near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. The army said the shooters sped towards Tulkarem, and that one of the wounded suffered a serious injury. The wounded man was a member of a terrorist group […]

07 Dec
5:27

Nineteen Palestinians Injured In Tulkarem

December 7, 2015 5:27 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, several parts of the Palestinian Technical University, west of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and clashed with dozens of students, wounding 19, including six with live fire. The soldiers surrounded the university, and fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets and […]

05 Dec
1:34

Soldiers Attack Kafr Qaddoum Weekly Protest, At Least 46 Injured In Qalqilia

December 5, 2015 1:34 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers attacked Friday, the weekly protest in Kafr Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, causing scores of residents to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. At least 46 Palestinians injured, and 198 suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, in Qalqilia city.Local sources in […]

01 Dec
3:48

19-year old Palestinian girl shot and killed by Israeli troops near Tulkarem

December 1, 2015 3:48 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers stationed at a checkpoint near Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank, shot and killed Maram Ramez Hassouna, 19, on Tuesday morning.Hassouna was from Rafidia, near Nablus, and had been crossing the checkpoint, which is located between Nablus and Tulkarem, when she was shot and killed. […]

24 Nov
7:38

Army Injures Five Palestinians With Live Fire In Tulkarem

November 24, 2015 7:38 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Medical sources have reported that five Palestinians were shot with live Israeli army fire, on Monday evening, and four others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after the soldiers invaded the Palestine Technical University, in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.Medical sources said five students were shot with […]

10 Nov
2:30

Soldiers Injure Dozens at Tulkarem University

November 10, 2015 2:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli forces shot and injured at least five students with live bullets, on Monday, at the northern occupied West Bank’s Palestine Technical University in the Tulkarem district, a spokesperson for the Red Crescent said.Thirteen other students were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets and 50 were treated for severe tear-gas inhalation, […]

09 Nov
12:39

18 Injured in Tulkarem Clashes

November 9, 2015 12:39 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Tulkarem 0

At least three Palestinians were injured with live rounds, while 15 others were shot with rubber-coated metal bullets during clashes with Israeli forces inside the campus of the Palestine Technical University (Kadoorie), in Tulkarem, according to WAFA correspondence.Other Palestinians, mostly university students, also suffocated due to excessive use of teargas […]

19 Oct
6:04

Dozens Of Students Wounded In Khadoury University

October 19, 2015 6:04 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Dozens of students suffered, Monday, the effects of tear gas inhalation in the Palestine Technical University “Khadoury,’ west of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, after Israeli soldiers fired gas bombs into the college campus. Medical sources said many students fainted, and were moved too Thabet Thabet Hospital for […]

05 Oct
8:11

Palestinian Teen Killed, Four Injured In Clashes Near Tulkarem

October 5, 2015 8:11 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 1

On Sunday at night, a Palestinian teen identified as Hotheifa Othman Suleiman, 18 years of age, died of a serious injury he suffered earlier when Israeli soldiers shot him in the abdomen, during clashes that took place near the Nitzani roadblock, west of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.Eyewitnesses […]

16 Jun
5:41

Settlers Burn Farmland in Kafr Al-Lebed, Tulkarem

A group of Israeli settlers, last night, deliberately burned the wheat crops of Rafiq Jbara, in Kafr Al-Lebed village, near Tulkarem, stretching over vast areas of Palestinian land.The Mayor of Kafr Al- Lebed, Ziad Jab’iti, said that the wheat was deliberately and completely burnt down by the settlers. The people, […]

11 May
4:55

Tulkarem Vendor Sets Stand Ablaze in Protest

A fruit and vegetable vendor set fire to his stand in the West Bank city of Tulkarem, on Sunday, in protest over a decision by local authorities to remove the stand, which was his main source of income.Local sources told Ma’an News Agency that Palestinian police arrested 30-year-old Muhammad Awwad, […]

29 Apr
4:00

One Person Shot at Protest Against Israel’s Cancer-causing Chemical Plants in Tulkarem

Around fifty Palestinians and international activists gathered today in Tulkarem, east of Nablus, to protest the presence of 11 Israeli chemical plants located in the city. The protest took place outside the Gishuri chemical plant on what is locally referred to as the “death road” due to the health problems […]

24 Mar
4:38

Soldiers Invade A Town Near Tulkarem

March 24, 2015 4:38 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday before noon, the town of Bal’a, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, leading to clashes with local youths. Eyewitnesses said a number of Israeli military jeeps invaded the town from different directions, and clashed with local youths who hurled stones, and empty […]

09 Mar
3:49

Army Demolishes A Home Near Tulkarem

Several Israeli military vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded the al-Jaroushiyya village, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and demolished a home belonging to a local judge. The soldiers surrounded the home of Justice Kifah ash-Shouly, a judge in the Appeal Court in the central West Bank city of […]

08 Feb
8:18

Environmental Authority Warns against Dumping Toxic Israeli Waste

The Palestinian Environment Quality Authority said, on Saturday, that any individual found responsible for exporting hazardous waste from Israel to Palestinian lands will be sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labor.The warning comes amid increasing concern over Israeli company policies of dumping toxic materials in Palestinian-controlled areas of the occupied […]

24 Jan
8:15

Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Child in Tulkarim

January 24, 2015 8:15 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

An Israeli settler, Friday evening, ran over a boy of five with his car, in Tulkarim, and then fled the scene.The child’s family, who lives in Shofa village, in Tulkarim, reported that the settler, who is believed to be from a nearby settlement built on the village’s lands, ran over […]

02 Dec
3:57

Israeli Soldiers Fire at Undocumented Workers near Tulkarem

December 2, 2014 3:57 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli forces, on Monday, opened fire at Palestinian workers who tried to cross into Israel without permits near Jubara checkpoint, to the south of Tulkarem, according to witnesses.Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli soldiers shut down the checkpoint in both directions, detaining a number of undocumented workers and deploying […]

07 Aug
4:12

Undercover Forces Kidnap A Palestinian Activist In Tulkarem

August 7, 2014 4:12 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

On Wednesday evening, a number of undercover soldiers of the Israeli military, infiltrated into Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped a nonviolent activist from his store, south of the city.Local sources have reported that Islambolly Riyadh Mohammad Bodeir, 28, was kidnapped from his store, […]

09 Jun
2:46

Army Demolishes A Home Near Tulkarem

[Tuesday Morning, June 9, 2014] Several Israeli military jeeps and a number of armored bulldozers invaded Far’oun town, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and demolished one home.Head of the Far’oun Town Council, Mohyeddeen ‘Atteer, stated that dozens of soldiers invaded the southern part of the town, […]

05 May
1:31

Army Invades Various West Bank Communities

[Monday At Dawn, May 5, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched homes, and kidnapped at least two Palestinians.Local sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that several Israeli military jeeps invaded various neighborhoods […]

31 Mar
7:04

Clashes in Tulkarem, Following Student Rally

Clashes erupted Sunday between a number of Palestinian youth and Israeli occupation forces at an Israeli military checkpoint, west of the West Bank city of Tulkarem.Local sources said that a student rally started from Palestinian Technical University-Kadoorie on Sunday, marking Land Day. The rally headed to an Israeli military checkpoint, […]

18 Mar
6:41

Soldiers Assault Palestinian Woman At Roadblock

March 18, 2014 6:41 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, Tulkarem 0

[Monday, March 17, 2014] Israeli soldiers, stationed at the Taybeh roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, violently attacked a Palestinian woman, and tried to force her to be strip-searched.The woman was heading to an Israeli detention facility to visit her detained son, Ahmad Abdul-Fattah Awwad, sentenced […]

11 Mar
3:50

Palestinian Killed By Army Fire Near Tulkarem

March 11, 2014 3:50 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

[Tuesday, March 11, 2014] Israeli soldiers shot and killed a young Palestinian man from Atteel village, northwest of Tulkarem in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian is the third to be killed by the army in less than 24 hours.Medical sources said Fida’ Mohyeeddeen Majadla, 23, […]

07 Jan
9:29

Palestinian Man Crushed To Death At Israeli Checkpoint

A Palestinian man has died inside of an Israeli checkpoint, on Sunday, in the northern West Bank, while on his way to work in Israel.According to witnesses, 59-year-old Adel Muhammad Yakoub, from the northern West Bank village of Balaa, has died as a result of extreme overcrowding inside the checkpoint […]

25 Dec
8:36

Clashes In Tulkarm, Two Injured

[Wednesday December 25, 2013] Two people, including a 13-year-old, were injured during clashes with Israeli soldiers in Tulkarm, on Wednesday, according to witnesses in the area.WAFA news agency reports that the soldiers entered a neighborhood in the northern West Bank city, which is under Palestinian control, provoking violence with local […]

14 Dec
2:44

Soldiers Invade Shweika Village Near Tulkarem

December 14, 2013 2:44 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

[Friday, December 13, 2013] Despite the extreme snowstorm hitting different parts of occupied Palestine, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the Shweika village, near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, broke into a home and violently searched the premises.The Palestine News Network (PNN) has reported that the soldiers invaded the […]

27 Nov
5:39

Several Palestinians Injured In Tulkarem

November 27, 2013 5:39 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

[Wednesday, November 27, 2013] Several Palestinians have been wounded during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the West Bank, Palestinian medical sources have reported.The clashes took place at the Shweika Junction, after several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded the city. A number of local […]

11 Sep
10:22

Two Children Kidnapped In Tulkarem

September 11, 2013 10:22 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Tuesday evening [September 10, 2013] Two Palestinian children have been kidnapped by Israeli soldiers invading the Ar-Ras village, south of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.Local sources have reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the village, harassed several residents, and kidnapped two children identified as Ali […]

12 Jun
3:16

Palestinian Dies Of Wounds Suffered In 2004

Palestinian medical sources reported on Tuesday evening [June 11 2013] that a young Palestinian man died of serious injuries suffered in 2004 when undercover forces of the Israeli army tried to assassinate him, in Tulkarem refugee camp, in the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem.The sources said that, on April […]

26 May
5:44

Soldiers Kidnap Two Brothers In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Sunday, two brothers from Qaffeen village, south of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank.The two were kidnapped as they were heading to the Salem Israeli military court to attend a court session of their detained brother. They have been identified as Khaled Mahmoud Ajjoury, […]

22 May
3:09

PPP Slams Arrest Of Five Of Its Members By P.A. Forces

Tuesday May 21 2013; the leftist Palestinian People Party (PPP) issued a statement condemning the arrest of five of its members by the Palestinian Security Forces in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.It said that several members are being targeted by the P.A for resisting the Israeli occupation, and […]

15 Apr
6:44

Israeli Journalist Accuses Army Of Executing Two Palestinians

April 15, 2013 6:44 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

A report written by Israeli Journalist, Gideon Levi, and published by Haaretz Hebrew Language daily, accuses the Israeli military of deliberately executing two Palestinians, who were recently shot by the army at the Ennab roadblock, east of Anabta near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.The two Palestinians, identified as […]

04 Apr
4:06

Two Palestinians Killed, Three Injured Near Tulkarem

Naji Al-Balbisi, 18 died of wounds sustained earlier Wednesday from the village of Anabta near Tulkarem. Al-Balbisi is the second youth killed on Wednesday by Israeli military gunfire.On Wednesday at night, April 3 2013, a Palestinian teenager was killed and at least three others have been injured by Israeli military […]

01 Apr
2:09

Israeli settler attack lands 80-year old farmer in hospital

A Palestinian elderly farmer who was attacked by a group of settlers while working his lands near Tulkarem Friday remains in the hospital and will likely require surgery, according to medical sources.Hasan Barhoush, age 80, was working in his field in the village of Kafr al-Labad, as he has done […]

27 Mar
5:35

Settlers begin enlarging settlement near Tulkarem

March 27, 2013 5:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News brief, Tulkarem 0

Dozens of settlers have started an enlargement process of Sal’in settlement near Tulkarem. Witnesses said that dozens of Israeli military vehicles have started to open new roads in the area. They added that the vehicles work from early morning until late at night, as bulldozers are sweeping acres of nearby […]

15 Mar
2:28

Palestinian Seriously Injured In Tulkarem

March 15, 2013 2:28 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Thursday evening March 14, 2013; Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian teenager was seriously injured by Israeli army fire in the Ghashoury Factories area, west of the Tulkarem district, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.Local sources reported that the army invaded the area, and opened fire […]

24 Aug
4:10

Army To Confiscate Lands Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers handed, Thursday, several residents of the Kufr Jamal village, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, military orders informing them that the army intends to confiscate large areas of their farmlands. The Palestine News & Info Agency, WAFA, reported that the soldiers came to villager’s lands […]

10 Jul
5:18

15-Year-Old Girl Made Temporary Mayor of West Bank Town

A 15-year-old girl has been appointed temporary mayor of a northern West Bank town as part of a youth empowerment initiative, according to Ma’an news.Bashayir Othman will serve as mayor of her town of Illar for the duration of her summer holiday. She will spend two months performing all of […]

29 May
4:27

Settlers Fire ‘Spreads’ Into Palestinian Land

A fire started by Israeli settlers on Tuesday in Qaffin, near Tulkarem in the West Bank was put out by the Palestinian Civil Defense. The fire fighters arrived at the scene of the fire which is adjacent to Homesh settlement and found hundreds of acres full of forest trees and […]

30 Apr
8:05

Army Invades Three Tulkarem Towns

April 30, 2012 8:05 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers invaded on Sunday the towns of Dir al-Ghsoun, Bal’a and Shewika, near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, installed several roadblocks and inspected the ID cards of dozens of residents.Israeli soldiers invaded on Sunday the towns of Dir al-Ghsoun, Bal’a and Shewika, near the northern West Bank […]

23 Feb
5:15

Troops kidnap A Former Detainee, His Wife And Daughter

February 23, 2012 5:15 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, Tulkarem 0

Palestinian security sources reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at night, former political prisoner, Majdi Al-Ajouly, in addition to his wife and underage daughter, in Foqeen village, near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.The sources added that at least 6 armored military vehicles invaded the village, and surrounded […]

12 Jan
1:18

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian security officers

January 12, 2012 1:18 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, Tulkarem 0

A group of Israeli settlers attacked a convoy of vehicles carrying Palestinian Authority security officers, including a senior official, in the northern West Bank on Wednesday.The attack took place near Shilo settlement between the Palestinian cities of Ramallah and Tulkarem, just two days after Israeli troops removed an illegal settlement […]

22 Dec
1:53

Israeli Troops Invade Tulkarem, Firing Live Rounds And Tear Gas

December 22, 2011 1:53 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

A number of Israeli military vehicles invaded the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem and the nearby refugee camps on Tuesday afternoon.Local youth began throwing stones at the jeeps and armored vehicles, and soldiers responded with tear gas and live ammunition. No injuries were reported. According to local sources, at […]

17 Nov
2:41

Israeli Military Breaks into home of an Ex-detainee; Freed Under Prisoner-Swap Deal

November 17, 2011 2:41 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Prisoners, Tulkarem 0

The Israeli army broke into the house of ex-detainee, Duaa’ al-Jayyousi, in the West Bank city of Tulkarem, the Palestinian news agency, Ma’an reported.The army personnel broke into and searched the house after interrogating her. She was threatened and told she is under surveillance and that she may be sent […]

01 Nov
2:46

Israeli Authorities Prevent Farmers Reaching their Farmlands

November 1, 2011 2:46 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Tulkarem 0

On Tuesday, the Israeli authorities prevented Palestinian farmers from reaching their farmlands, which are located behind the Annexation Wall in Kufr Jamal village, near the West Bank city of Tulkarem, the Palestine News & Info Agency reported.The farmers stated that the soldiers, based at the gate of the illegal settlement […]

02 Jun
9:24

Army Invades A Village Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded on Wednesday evening Kafr Al Lubbad village, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, broke into a school construction site, and interrogated several residents. Local sources reported that the soldiers broke into the school construction site, located at the entrance of the village, searched it […]

27 Apr
5:10

Israeli Troops Invade Tulkarem

A large force of Israeli military invaded the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem Wednesday morning, Palestinian security sources reported.The source said, a number of military vehicles entered the city and opened fire in the air in the early hours of the morning. Last night, a Palestinian security officer shot […]

04 Mar
7:37

Troops Invade Tulkarem To Eat Knafeh

It’s not strange for Israeli soldiers to invade a neighborhood for the sole purpose of investigating identity cards of young in the occupied territories; the strange thing is to enter neighborhoods in order to eat ‘Knafeh’. On Wednesday, several Israeli military jeeps entered Tulkarem camps and stopped several guys asking […]

20 Feb
4:02

Ten Residents Wounded In Tulkarem

February 20, 2011 4:02 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Palestinian Medical sources reported, Saturday, that ten residents were treated for the effects of teargas inhalation after Israeli soldiers attacked a nonviolent protest in Dir al-Ghsoun village, north of Tulkarem in the northern part of the West Bank. Eyewitnesses reported that clashes took place when the army attacked the nonviolent […]

23 Dec
3:16

Palestinian Kidnapped Near Tulkarem

December 23, 2010 3:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

On Wednesday morning, Israeli forces detained a Palestinian youth from the Nur Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, family members reported. The resident has been identified as Yasser Mahmoud Abdul-Rahim, 21, and was detained after Israeli troops surrounded his home early in the day and broke into it. According to […]

24 Nov
3:01

Arms Detonated at Checkpoint Near Tulkarem

November 24, 2010 3:01 AM IMEMC News Internal Unrest, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli forces, at the Jubarah checkpoint south of Tulkarem, detonated on Tuesday three bags carrying live grenades, an Israeli security source told Ma’an News. Three young men from Nablus, waiting to pass through the military crossing of Jubarah, were found with the weapons in their bags. Palestinian security sources reported […]

16 Nov
3:28

Soldiers Confiscate Company Equipment Of Detained Hamas Leader Believed To Be In Charge Of Finances

November 16, 2010 3:28 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

The Israeli military raided the home of a Hamas official, allegedly a finance official of the Hamas movement in the West Bank, the Maan News Agency reported Monday.The man was identified as Ali Dadu, a resident of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem who works as a carpet dealer. […]

03 Nov
8:19

Israeli Army Detained Four Brothers in Tulkarem

November 3, 2010 8:19 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

On Wednesday, the Israeli army detained four brothers from al-Gayosee family, from the village of Kor, in the southern part of Tulkarem. Detention was accompanied with invasion and searching of some houses in the village.The head of the village council stated that the operation was carried out by several Israeli […]

21 Sep
8:24

P.A Security Forces Arrest Hamas Legislator From Tulkarem

September 21, 2010 8:24 PM Saed Bannoura Internal Unrest, News Report, Tulkarem 0

The Security Forces of Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, arrested Hamas legislator from Tulkarem, Eng. Abdul-Rahman Zeidan, after breaking into his home on Tuesday at dawn. He was released an hour later.Dr. Mahmoud Ramahi, secretary-general of the Hamas dominated Palestinian Legislative Council, stated that dozens of security personnel surrounded the home […]

17 Sep
6:29

Army Assassinates A Hamas Leader In Tulkarem

September 17, 2010 6:29 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Palestinian sources reported that Israeli soldiers assassinated on Friday at dawn a Hamas leader, in Nour Shams refugee camp near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, after breaking into his home and shooting him to death while he was in his bed. Ten Hamas members were also kidnapped.Eyewitnesses reported […]

14 Apr
2:45

Israeli settlers pay a provocative visit to a village near Tulkarem

Israeli settlers invaded the village of Kherbit El-Hamam near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem on Tuesday.Around fifty settlers of different ages marched through the village that is inhabited by around 70 Palestinians, around noon time, when the children go back to their homes from the schools in the […]

08 Apr
12:11

Home-made Bomb Explodes Near A Fatah Fighter Home In Tulkarem City

A home-made bomb exploded on Wednesday near the house of Fatah fighter located in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Hassan Abu Zighb, an activist in the Al Aqsa brigades, the armed wing of the Fatah movement, escaped unharmed, witnesses said that bomb exploded at the front door of […]

20 Aug
12:38

Israeli army attacks agricultural shops in Tulkarem

August 20, 2008 12:38 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli army troops attacked a number of shops selling fertilizer and agricultural materials in Tulkarem on Monday mid-afternoon.Eye witnesses reported that Israeli troops entered the city and focussed their force on farm lands and fertilizer shops. Troops confiscated a agricultural equipment and crops at an estimated worth of 35,000 shekels.

31 Jul
7:05

The Israeli army shoots Palestinian in Tulkarem city invasion

The Israeli army shot a Palestinian on Thursday dawn in A'nbta village southern of the West Bank city of Tulkarem. Local sources reported that an Israeli military force invaded the village at dawn, Israeli troops shot intensive gun fire shooting Mahmud Abed Al Jabar and then entered the center of […]

23 Jul
1:45

Quds Brigades leader, two of his associates, survive an assassination attempt

The Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, reported on Tuesday evening that one of its prominent leaders and two of his associates survived an assassination attempt carried by Israeli forces in Qaffeen town, north of Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the West Bank. Eyewitnesses […]

16 Jul
8:59

The Israeli army invades a number of civilian residences in Tulkarem

Sources reported that the Israeli Army invaded the West Bank city of Tulkarem at dawn. Eyewitnesses reported that a number of military vehicles invaded Tulkarem and ransacked the homes of Samir al-Haroon and Khaled al-Haroon. Eyewitnesses added that the Israeli army withdrew in the early hours of the morning and […]

10 Jul
1:58

Israeli army attacks a peaceful protest near Tulkarem and injures a number of civilians

On Wednesday morning the villagers of Dier Al Ghson near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem along with international supporters protested the Israeli Wall built around the village. The protesters gathered at the gate of the wall which separates the villagers form their lands, Israeli troops fired tear gas […]

25 Jun
9:04

Soldiers attack the Tulkarem area and kidnaps seven civilians

Palestinian sources reported that the Israeli army attacked the nothern West Bank city of Tulkarem and the nearby village of Atteel on Wednesday and kidnapped seven civilians. Qiyes Al Khalil, and his brother Qyissar, were kidnapped when Israeli troops searched homes in Nur Shams refugee camp in Tulkarem city.Meanwhile Jameel […]

09 Jun
10:53

The Israeli army attack Atteel village near Tulkarem city

Israeli troops invaded the village of Atteel located near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem on Monday morning. Local sources said that around 20 Israeli army vehicles stormed the village; the sources added that troops searched and ransacked a number of homes there in addition to stopping local cars […]

06 Jun
1:07

Qafien village protest the Israeli illegal Wall

Scores of Palestinians from Qafien village near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem supported by international and Israeli peace activists marched on Thursday afternoon against the illegal Israeli wall built of the village land. The protesters marched from the village towards the Wall that separates local farmers from their […]

27 May
12:12

The Israeli army invades Zita village near Tulkarem and kidnaps three civilians

The Israeli army invaded the village of Zita located near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem and kidnapped three civilians there, on Monday at dawn. Local sources said that Israeli forces searched a number of homes before kidnapping Hamdan Mubark, 16, Wa’el Hamza, 16, and Taysser Balqees, 19, and […]

23 May
5:58

Israeli security guard in West Bank settlement shoots Palestinian taxi driver in head

On Thursday night about 10 pm, a Palestinian taxi driver was shot in the head and critically wounded by an Israeli security guard who said that the driver refused to stop on command. The taxi driver, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, was driving an Israeli soldier and a teenage Israeli […]

26 Apr
5:46

Al Quds, Al Qassam brigades claim joint responsibility for Friday’s attack

The Al Quds brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, and the Al Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, claimed joint responsibility for Friday’s attacks against Nitzanei Oz Industrial Zone in which two Israeli guards were killed. Israeli sources reported that one of they killed guards is a […]

25 Apr
9:12

Two Israeli guards killed near Tulkarem

Israeli military sources reported on Friday that two Israel guards working at the Nitzanei Shalom industrial area, near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, were shot and killed earlier on Friday by a Palestinian gunman; a third guard managed to escape unharmed.The sources added that the bodies of the […]

23 Apr
9:51

The Israeli army kidnaps three civilians near Tulkarem

Three Palestinian civilians were kidnapped by the Israeli army during two invasions targeting the Nur-Shams refugee camp located in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem and the nearby Qafeen village on Wednesday morning.Local sources said that troops invaded the village of Qafeen, searching a number of homes and taking […]

26 Mar
8:57

Israeli kidnaps a top leader from al-Qassam in the West Bank

March 26, 2008 8:57 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

The Israeli military kidnapped, Omar Jaber,50, of the al-Qassam brigade, the armed wing of Hamas in Iktaba village, near Tulkarem. Security sources reported that Israeli forces kidnapped Jaber after invading a home belong to Hamas allied member, named as Hani Barbra in Bal’a town, east of Tulkarem. Forces kidnapped both […]

12 Mar
10:41

The Israeli army assassinates a Palestinian resistance fighter near Tulkarem city

Saleh Karkuk, 28, said to be a Palestinian resistance fighter was killed by Israeli army fire during a morning invasion on Wednesday targeting the village of Sieda near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Palestinian sources said that the operation started on Wednesday at dawn when a dozen Israeli […]

11 Mar
12:28

Israeli army kidnaps five teenagers from villages near Tulkarem

The Israeli army attacked several villages near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, abducting five teenagers on Monday at dawn. Local sources stated that troops searched and ransacked homes in the villages of Attel, Qafeen and Al Sharawiah, all located near Tulkarem, before kidnapping five teenagers, takign them without […]

21 Feb
5:07

Israeli soldiers severely beat a Palestinian boy in Tulkarem city

February 21, 2008 5:07 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli soldiers harshly attacked and beaten up a Palestinian boy from the West Bank city of Tulkarem, Palestinian medical sources said.Medics added that Mohammad Abu Zant,14, suffered bruises in all over his body after having been exposed to severe beating by the Israeli soldiers. Witnesses said that Abu Zant was […]

20 Feb
8:38

Israeli military kidnaps two brothers near Tulkarem

February 20, 2008 8:38 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli forces invaded early on Wednesday ‘Ateel town, north of Tulkarem in the West Bank and kidnapped two brothers.Local sources reported that forces attacked Na’eem and Khaleel Abu Hasana’s home in ‘Ateel, and kidnapped and transferred them to an undisclosed detention center. While in the town, troops broke into and […]

18 Feb
8:52

Two Palestinians kidnapped in Tulkarem by Israeli military

February 18, 2008 8:52 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Israeli military kidnapped two Palestinians from the village of Thennaba near the West Bank city of Tulkarem on Monday at dawn.Palestinian sources reported that a number of Israeli military vehicles invaded several homes in the village and kidnapped two residents from their homes. Palestine News Agency – WAFA- quoted eyewitnesses […]

15 Feb
12:27

Palestinian man injured east of Tulkarem

February 15, 2008 12:27 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Palestinian medical sources reported on Thursday evening that a Palestinian man was moderately wounded by Israeli military gunfire during an evening invasion to Anabta town, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. The man was identified as Mohammad Mustafa Al Noubani, 60. He was injured by a live […]

10 Feb
11:59

Israeli army continues closure of Tulkarem city

February 10, 2008 11:59 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Palestinian attacks, Tulkarem 0

The Israeli army continues to impose a strict closure on the West Bank city of Tulkarem for the fifth day in row, preventing access of residents in and out of the city. Palestinian security sources reported that the Israeli army troops carried out a series of repressive measures on the […]

21 Jan
9:17

Israeli forces kill Palestinian man in Tulkarem during wide-scale attack

January 21, 2008 9:17 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

A young Palestinian man was killed by Israeli gunfire in the Thenaba neighborhood in eastern Tullkarem Monday morning, when Israeli forces invaded the neighborhood and besieged his home.Medical sources reported that the man killed Monday morning was identified as Murad al Basha, 23. The sources added that Al Basha died […]

26 May
8:53

One Palestinian killed; fifteen injured during in-fighting in Tubas

At least one Palestinian has been killed and fifteen injured during clashes between the Palestinian security forces and fighters associated with the Al-Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing of the Fateh movement, in the northern West Bank town of Tubas Saturday evening. According to local sources, the fighting broke out when […]

22 May
12:51

Family of injured detainee appeals for his release

May 22, 2007 12:51 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Prisoners, Tulkarem 0

The family of detainee Omar Kamal Abu Ni’ma, from Tulkarem refugee camp in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, has appealed to the International Red Cross and other human rights groups to intervene and release their ailing son who was kidnapped by the army as he returned from medical […]

18 May
1:53

Three Palestinian children injured as army invades Tulkarem city

Palestinian sources reported that three Palestinian children were injured by Israeli army fire as the latter invaded the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem on Thursday night and Friday morning. Eyewitnesses reported that after storming the eastern side of Tulkarem late on Thursday late night, soldiers attacked and searched scores […]