Category Archives: West Bank

19 Jul
6:00

Israel Approves The Construction Of Hundreds Of Units In Itamar Illegal Colony

Israel has approved, Thursday, the conduction of hundreds of homes in Itamar illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands, southeast of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The new constructions are meant to expand the illegal colony, and were approved by Regional Council of Settlements, […]

19 Jul
5:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

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

19 Jul
6:57

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 350 Trees Near Salfit

Israeli soldiers uprooted, Wednesday, dozens of olive, almond and fig trees owned by a Palestinian villager from Deir Ballout, west of the northwestern West Bank city of Salfit, bringing the number of uprooted trees to approximately 350 in less than 72 hours. The uprooted trees were in a Palestinian agricultural […]

18 Jul
8:30

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

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

17 Jul
7:50

Extremist Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes, Torch West Bank Farmland

Jewish settlers attacked, on Tuesday, Palestinian homes in the northern West Bank village of Assira al-Qibliya, and set farmland on fire,Ā  Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settlersā€™ activities in the north of the West Bank, has reported. Daghlas told WAFA that settlers from the illegal Yitzhar settlement attacked […]

17 Jul
4:56

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, three Palestinians, including two children, after stopping him at a military roadblock near their town, Aqraba, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The three abducted Palestinians have been identified as Montaser Bani Fadel, 15, Gheith Bani Fadel, 16, and Abdul-Ghani Bani […]

17 Jul
4:13

Israeli Military Issues Orders Illegally Confiscating Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south o the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and posted orders for the illegal confiscation of 120 Dunams. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the Palestinians found the […]

17 Jul
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

16 Jul
9:18

Settlers Destroy Crops in West Bank Village

Israeli settlers,on Monday, destroyed crops in the southern West Bank town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, after they ran over them with their vehicle, according to the landowner. Fadi Zayyah, a local farmer, said that the assailants drove their vehicle on his land planted with tomatoes and cucumbers, destroying the […]

16 Jul
11:53

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

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

16 Jul
11:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Tulkarem And Jenin

July 16, 2018 11:16 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Jenin, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least five Palestinians in Bethlehem, Tulkarem and Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes in the invaded communities, interrogated several Palestinians and abducted five. […]

16 Jul
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Close Al-Fawwar, Colonialist Settlers Attack Homes, In Hebron

July 16, 2018 10:28 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, Monday, the iron gate which was placed by the army at the entrance of the al-Fawwar refugee camp, and installed roadblocks in several areas in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Many illegal colonialist settlers attack a home, and its garden, in Hebron city. […]

15 Jul
1:26

Two Detainees Suspend Hunger Strike; Three Others Continue

Luay Akka, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee, stated Sunday that two detainees have suspended their hunger strikes after reaching agreements with the Israeli Prison Authority, ending their arbitrary Administrative Detention, holding them captive without charges or trial, while three others continue their strike, demanding their freedom. Akka said […]

15 Jul
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Install Iron Gates To Isolate Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

Israeli soldiers installed, Sunday, two additional iron gates blocking the entrances of al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The soldiers installed the two iron gates to block entry to the community, which is illegally stalled for demolition by the army, to serve Israelā€™s […]

15 Jul
12:04

Army Shoots Nine Palestinians, Abducts Seven, Near Ramallah

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

15 Jul
11:29

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian In Hebron

July 15, 2018 11:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man at a gas station in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the undercover officers invaded a gas station in Ras al-Joura area, in Hebron city, and kidnapped Malek al-Jaā€™bari, […]

14 Jul
2:41

Gun Ownership Made Easier for Israeli Settlers

The Palestinian Liberation Organization’s (PLO) National Office for the Defense of Land and Resistance of Settlement said, on Saturday, that the Israeli government provides full support for illegal settlement outposts and for settlers’ gun ownership. According to the office’s weekly report on Israeli settlement activities, a number of Israeli ministries […]

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14 Jul
2:39

Slain Palestinian Buried After Israel Held His Corpse For Three Months

Thousands of Palestinians, including dozens of representatives of national factions and civil society organizations participated, Saturday, in the funeral procession of a Palestinian from the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, after Israel held his corpse for more than three months. Media sources in Nablus said the army handed the […]

14 Jul
12:07

Israeli Police Bans Academic Conference In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli police officers prevented, Saturday, Palestinian academics, intellectuals and religious leaders from holding a conferenceĀ  at a Palestinian college in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem. The Israeli officers also issued an order shutting the educational facility down. The officers, accompanied by security officials, surrounded the Arts Campus […]

14 Jul
11:22

Soldiers Attack An Engagement Party In Jenin

July 14, 2018 11:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at night, the town of Yaā€™bad, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and broke into an engagement party after installing a military roadblock in front of the celebration hall. Eyewitnesses said several army jeeps invaded the town, before installing the roadblock in […]

14 Jul
3:36

Israeli Colonyā€™s Industrial Zone Continues To Flood Palestinian Farmlands With Toxic Wastewater

The flooding of waste and toxic water from the Industrial Zone of the illegal Alfie Menashe Israeli colony, which was built on Palestinian lands near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, continues to devastate Palestinian agricultural lands, and the environment, in Wad ar-Rasha village, exposing the residents to serious health risks. […]

14 Jul
1:44

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum, Injure A Journalist

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, injured one Palestinian journalist, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers shot a photojournalist working for a Chinese news agency, identified […]

13 Jul
4:49

Army Attacks Protesters In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians, who nonviolently marched following noon prayers in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers chased and removed Palestinian journalists, invaded and searched many homes, and occupied several rooftops to use them as firing posts […]

13 Jul
12:00

Israel To Transfer Corpses Of Three Slain Palestinians To Their Families

The Israeli authorities have decided to transfer the corpses of three slain Palestinians back to their families in the occupied West Bank, on Friday evening. The army will be transferring the corpse of Mohammad Marshoud, 30, from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, to the Palestinian side at Jeet […]

13 Jul
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, one Palestinian, and reportedly confiscated weapons, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, in addition to confiscating cash in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Qalqas area, east of the city, […]

13 Jul
10:48

Israeli Colonists Burn Two Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli colonists invaded, on Friday at dawn, Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and burnt two Palestinian cars. Media sources in Nablus said the Israeli assailants came from the illegal Yitzhar colony, built on private Palestinian lands. They added that the […]

13 Jul
3:06

Another Court Ruling Achieved Delaying Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition

Lawyers of the ā€œColonization and Wall Resistance Commissionā€ managed, Thursday, to obtain a ruling from the Israeli High Court freezing the demolition of al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin Palestinian community until August 15th. Commission head, Waleed Assaf, said the ruling is related to the one which was achieved last Monday, postponing the […]

12 Jul
3:22

Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday morning, two Palestinian children from Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources in Silwan said dozens of soldiers and police officers, accompanied by a K9 unit, invaded Batn al-Hawa neighborhood, and conducted extensive searches. They added that the soldiers abducted […]

12 Jul
1:53

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

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

12 Jul
12:25

Army Bulldozes Agricultural Lands In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers started, Thursday, bulldozing Palestinian agricultural lands in Bardala village, in the West Bankā€™s Northern Plains. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers are searching for what it called ā€œillegal irrigation systems.ā€ Dirar Sawafta, a member of Bardala Village Council, said many soldiers invaded the lands, and dug three holes […]

12 Jul
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including Two Children in Tulkarem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, early on Thursday morning, four Palestinians, including two children, from their homes in Tulkarem and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said several army jeeps invaded Thannaba area, east of Tulkarem, and Qaffin nearby tow, stormed and searched homes, and abducted Rami […]

12 Jul
9:52

Army Invades Many Neighborhoods In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, Jenin refugee camp and Burqin town, in northern West Bank, conducted extensive military searches and installed sudden roadblocks. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of soldiers invaded the city, especially The Interior Ministry Junction, al-Bayader area, al-Marah, az-Zahraā€™ neighborhood, Marah Saā€™ad, […]

11 Jul
7:19

A Day of Demolitions: Houses Destroyed by JCB Vehicles at Abu Nuwar

By Amy Hall, Lydia Noon,Ā Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson fromĀ Corporate Occupation Not content with continuous demolition of school classrooms, the Israeli authorities have now moved on to the demolition of homes in the Palestinian Bedouin community of Abu Nuwar. Around 8.30am on Wednesday 4 May, Corporate Occupation witnessed Israeli soldiers, […]

11 Jul
7:00

Palestinian Cabinet Approves Plan to Turn Khan al-Ahmar into a Village Council

The Palestinian cabinet approved, on Wednesday, a recommendation by the Minister of Local Government to turn Khan al-Ahmar community, near Jerusalem, into a village council. Khan al-Ahmar is under threat, by Israel, of demolition and displacement of its Bedouin community, in order to build a Jewish settlement on the location. […]

11 Jul
1:57

Israeli Soldiers Surround, Isolate Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

Dozens of Israeli soldiers completely sealed and isolated, Wednesday, al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, which is slated for demolition and displacement, and placed concrete blocks at its entrances. The head of the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission, Walid Assaf, said the soldiers prevented dozens of Palestinians and international peace activists, […]

11 Jul
1:05

Army Turns Under Construction Home Into A Military Post

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and occupied an under-construction home before turning his rooftop into a monitoring post. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the soldiers invaded Abu Sood […]

11 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinian In The West Bank

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

11 Jul
10:41

Rights groups: Israel detained more than 3500 Palestinians since start of year, including 651 children

July 10, 2018 (Palestinian News & Info Agency WAFA) ā€“ Israel detained 3533 Ā Palestinians during the first half of 2018, including 651 children, 63 women and four journalists, several Palestinian human rights organizations working on prisoners issues said on Tuesday. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), Addameer Prisoners Support and Human […]

11 Jul
6:28

West Bank School Raided, Threatened with Demolition

The Israeli army raided, on Tuesday, a school in the village of Khillat al-Dabe, in Masafer Yatta, southern occupied West Bank, and informed the head of the Twanneh village council, Muhammad Ribee, that it will be removed. Ribee told WAFA that the soldiers also informed a local resident that the […]

10 Jul
2:26

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

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

10 Jul
1:54

Detained Woman Briefly Loses Consciousness Due To Constant Interrogation

A detained Palestinian woman informed a lawyer of the Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee that she lost consciousness for several minutes, two days ago, due to constant and lengthy interrogations. Lawyer Karim Ajwa, of the Detaineesā€™ Committee, managed to visit the detained woman, Deema al-Karmi, 38, on Monday, who informed him that […]

10 Jul
1:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jenin, Two In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six Palestinians in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, and two in Qalqilia, also in northern West Bank, after invading and searching their homes. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes, interrogated […]

10 Jul
12:38

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Injures One, In Hebron

July 10, 2018 12:38 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, and injured another, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron city said dozens of soldiers invaded Jabal Abu Rumman and al-Hawouz areas, searched homes and abducted Saif Abu Amsha. They added that the soldiers […]

10 Jul
11:03

Israeli Court Sentences A Palestinian Woman To Ten Years

July 10, 2018 11:03 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli Central Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Tuesday, a Palestinian woman to 10 years in prison and a 30.000 Shekels fine, after convicting her of ā€œattempting to stab Israeli soldiers.ā€ The woman, Fadwa Nazeeh Hamada, 31, was taken prisoner on August 12th 2017, in Bab al-Amoud area (Damascus Gate) […]

09 Jul
3:36

Israeli Soldiers Install Tent On Lands East Of Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Wad al-Hasseen area, east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, and installed a military tent on a private Palestinian near the site where, a week ago, the army installed mobile homes. Several army jeeps surrounded the land, nearly 4 Dunams owned […]

09 Jul
2:53

Army Issues Demolition Order Of One Home, Removal Of Make-Shift School

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Masafer Yatta area, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and handed a demolition order of one home, in addition to delivering another order for the removal of mobile homes, which are used as a make-shift school. Rateb Jabour, the media coordinator of the […]

09 Jul
2:08

Twelve Palestinian Homes And Five Stores In Jenin Face Threat Of Demolition

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the town of Bartaā€™a ash-Sharqiya, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and summoned the owners of twelve Palestinian homes and five stores, for interrogation in Beit El, near Ramallah in central West Bank, allegedly for building without permits. Tawfiq Kabaha, a member of […]

09 Jul
12:12

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

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

08 Jul
8:20

Israeli Parliament to Push Bill Allowing Jews to Purchase Occupied Lands

The Israeli Ministerial Committee for Legislation, on Sunday, was scheduled to consider a bill that would allow Jews to acquire land rights in the occupied West Bank. The bill was proposed by Israeli Knesset member Bezalel Smotrich, from the Jewish Home party, and seeks to strengthen Jewish property rights in […]

08 Jul
3:38

Israeli Army Installs Mobile Homes In Abu Dis Ahead Of Demolishing Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

The Israeli army installed, Sunday, several mobile homes in Wadi al-Jir area in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, in preparation for demolishing al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, and relocating them in another area. Eyewitness confirmed that the army installed several homes, after carrying them on huge trucks, […]

08 Jul
2:36

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tubas And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, two young Palestinian man from Tubas city, in northeastern West Bank, and Hebron, in the southern part. Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the abducted young man have been identified as Abdullah Sharif Daraghma. He added that Daraghma […]

08 Jul
1:30

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In 2009

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said a young man died, Sunday, from very serious complications resulting from wounds, he suffered in 2009, after Israeli soldiers shot him. The Palestinian, Ya’coub Fayeq Nassar, 18, was just a child, 9 years of age, […]

08 Jul
12:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including five children, from their homes in Silwan town, and the Saā€™adiyya neighborhood in the Old City, in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, stormed and […]

07 Jul
1:25

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters, Abducts A Journalist, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Saturday, against nonviolent protesters in Bani Neim town, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked many journalists and abducted one of them. The soldiers assaulted dozens of locals and international peace activists, who nonviolently protested the Israeli armyā€™s […]

07 Jul
12:29

Palestinian Government Issues A Thank You Statement To Ladraa

The Palestinian Unity Government issued, Saturday, a statement thanking Swedish peace activist Benjamin Ladraa, who walked to Palestine to highlight the suffering of the Palestinian people living under illegal Israeli occupation. He was denied entry by Israel as he was trying to cross from Jordan into the occupied West Bank. […]

07 Jul
4:38

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum town east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing several injuries. The protesters marched from the center of the town heading towards their land, isolated behind the annexation Wall, while chanting against […]

07 Jul
3:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Palestinians Defending Their Village After Colonists Attacked It, Cut And Burnt Dozens Of Trees

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, one was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and many others sustained cuts and bruises, after Israeli soldiers attacked them while defending their village, Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, when […]

06 Jul
2:52

Assaf: ā€œLegal Battle Is Not Over, Temporarily Halting Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition A Step Forwardā€

The Head of the Commission Against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, Walid Assaf, said the Israeli High Courtā€™s decision to temporarily halt the demolition of al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin Palestinian community, east of Jerusalem, is a positive step forward, but added that the legal and political battle to save the […]

06 Jul
11:55

Israel Denies Entry To Swedish Peace Activist Who Walked To Palestine

The Israeli Border Authority denied entry to a Swedish peace activist, who started walking to Palestine eleven months ago to raise awareness about the Israeli occupation, and the suffering of the Palestinian people. The peace activist Benjamin Ladraa started his walk on August 8th, 2017, with the aim of informing […]

06 Jul
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Thursday at night, two young Palestinian men, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded al-ā€™Isawiya, in the center of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted Amjad Shafiq ā€˜Obeid. The soldiers also abducted Issa Metā€™eb, after repeatedly assaulting him, in Jerusalemā€™s Old City, […]

06 Jul
2:15

UN Officials Call for an End to West Bank Demolitions and Respect for International Law

The Following is a statement by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OCHA) : Today (Thursday), the Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Jamie McGoldrick, the Head of West Bank Operations for UNRWA, Mr. Scott Anderson, and the Head of the UN Office for […]

06 Jul
2:04

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

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

05 Jul
3:43

Illegal Israeli Colonists Gather To ā€œCelebrateā€ Ethnic Cleansing Of Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

As hundreds of soldiers and police officers have been deployed around al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, in preparation for ethnically cleansing it, and displace the residents, groups of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists gathered in the area to ā€œcelebrateā€ the assault. The colonists came from the illegal […]

05 Jul
2:24

Journalists Syndicate Denounces Israeli Armyā€™s Attacks On Journalists In Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

The Palestinian Journalistsā€™ Syndicate issued a statement, Thursday, strongly denouncing the Israeli armyā€™s assault of journalists while documenting the armyā€˜s invasion into al-Khan Ahmar Bedouin community, east of Jerusalem, in preparation for demolishing it. The Syndicate said the soldiers attacked many journalists, imposed fines and issued traffic tickets targeting dozens […]

05 Jul
1:59

PPS: ā€œArmy Abducts 28 Palestinians, Two International Peace Activists, In West Bankā€

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

05 Jul
12:57

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abducted 31 Palestinian Children In Juneā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, in June, 31 Palestinian children in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and imposed fines reaching at least 75.000 Shekels. The PPS said that the Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, issued fines against […]

05 Jul
10:41

Israeli Colonizers Cut 350 Grapevines In Bethlehem

Israeli colonizers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and cut at least 350 grapevines, near the illegal Daniel colony, built on Palestinian lands. Ahmad Salah the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

05 Jul
3:46

Israeli Army Injures 36, Abducts 10, While Trying to Demolish Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, and the local residents of al-Khan al-Ahmar community, east of occupied Jerusalem, during the Israeli attempts to demolish and displace the Palestinian community. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said its medics provided treatment to approximately 36 persons, […]

05 Jul
3:12

Israeli Colonizers Injure Three Palestinians; Soldiers Abduct One, In Hebron

On Wednesday evening, a group of Illegal Israeli colonizers, living in Ramat Yishai Colony, which was built on private Palestinian lands in Tal Romedia neighborhood in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked many Palestinians, wounding three, before the soldiers abducted one Palestinian. The WAFA Palestinian […]

04 Jul
1:28

Israeli Bulldozers, Soldiers, Invade Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, Start Destruction Of Community

As dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists gathered and protested the illegal decision to displace an entire Palestinian Bedouin community in al-Khan Al-Ahmar, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers started the destruction of the structures, attacked, injured and abducted, several human rights defenders. The peace activists formed a […]

04 Jul
12:38

Army Abducts Three Palestinians From Tubas And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning, three Palestinians, including a child, from Tubas and Jenin in the occupied West Bank. The Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS), in northeastern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Yousef Odah and Qussai Mohammad Bisharat, from Tammoun town, south of Tubas. […]

04 Jul
6:34

Video: Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Facing Imminent Demolition

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

04 Jul
3:32

Israel To Build Hundreds Of Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli ā€œPlanning and Construction Committeeā€ presented, Tuesday, plans for the constructions of more than 1000 new units for illegal colonialist settlers in occupied Jerusalem. The plan aims at expanding the illegal Pisgat Zeev colony, built on Palestinian lands, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The colony is situated west of […]

03 Jul
1:26

Army Demolishes A Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday morning, a Palestinian home in Battir town, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded the al-Khimar area, in Battir, and demolished a 120 square/meter home, owned by Raed Abu Harithiya. The Palestinian said he submitted to the Israeli side, mainly the so-called […]

03 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

02 Jul
1:58

Army Demolishes Carwash Facility, Barn, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Monday a carwash facility, and a barn, owned by Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers, accompanied by personnel from the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Wadi Qaddoum area, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and demolished a carwash facility. The army also invaded Umm Tuba […]

02 Jul
11:56

Soldiers Halt Construction Of Palestinian Home And Well

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the al-Jawaya area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and handed orders halting the construction of a home and a well. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, […]

02 Jul
9:39

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least twenty-one Palestinians, including women and children, from their homes in several parts of the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, causing […]

02 Jul
8:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Woman And Thee Children In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Sunday at night, the wife a Palestinian man who was killed by the army several years ago, in addition to three children, from their homes in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and abducted Donya Saā€™id, the […]

02 Jul
2:07

Khan al-Ahmar Village within Days of Demolition

Israeli media reports that, after receiving approval from Israelā€™s High Court, Israeli security forces have reportedly begun preparing forĀ the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar village, in the occupied West Bank, according to the villageā€™s residents, human rights activists, and Palestinian officials. 972mag, on Sunday, posted video footage from Israeli human rights […]

02 Jul
1:39

Palestinian Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For 28th Day Despite Health Deterioration

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Sunday, that a detainee from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, is ongoing with a hunger strike he started 29 days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges, in addition to bad living conditions and the repeated punitive measures […]

01 Jul
11:37

Undercover Forces Kidnap A Palestinian From Bethlehem

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, on Monday at night, into Beit Jala city, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped a young Palestinian man. Dressed as civilians, the soldiers, driving a car with Palestinian license plates, broke into a coffeeshop in the Sahl area in Beit Jala, kidnapped […]

01 Jul
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Detainee Instantly After His Release

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian detainee from occupied East Jerusalem, instantly upon his release after spending a prison sentence of 11 months. The detainee, Rami Saleh al-Fakhouri, from the Old City of Jerusalem, was released from the Negev detention camp, but was re-arrested and taken prison in front of […]

01 Jul
9:47

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Nablus, Install Roadblocks In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians from Nablus, and installed roadblocks near Jenin, in the northern parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the Jenin city, broke into and searched homes, before abducting two Palestinians, identified as […]

01 Jul
7:29

Israeli Army Closes Hebron City Center

After groups of extremist illegal Israeli colonizers attacked homes and residents in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Israeli soldiers turned the area into a closed military zone to the Palestinians, literally imprisoning them in their homes. The Israeli measure came after […]

01 Jul
12:34

Israel Preparing to Annex West Bank says UN Expert

Israel is in the process of enacting laws that would allow it to formally annex parts of the occupied West Bank, in serious violation of international law, a United Nations expert said on Friday, according to WAFA. UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory, Michael Lynk, […]

30 Jun
2:48

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, dozens of Palestinians during processions in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hundreds of Palestinian protesters marched in the center of Beit Ummar, in addition to the junctions of at-Tarbeeqa and al-Ein, before the soldiers invaded the […]

30 Jun
11:10

Israeli Colonizers Attack Palestinians In Hebron

A group of extremist Israeli colonizers, illegally living in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked on Friday evening Palestinian inhabitants of Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the heart if the city, while Israeli soldiers stood and watched, before attacking the Palestinians, and abducted one of them. Local sources said […]

30 Jun
5:53

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the protesters immediately […]

30 Jun
5:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Al-Biereh

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

30 Jun
5:10

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many Palestinians in the center of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said hundreds of Palestinians nonviolently marched in the city, condemning and rejecting the illegal policies of both Israel and the United States, the ongoing military occupation […]

30 Jun
4:41

Israeli Colonizers Burn Palestinian Farmlands Near Nablus

On Friday, illegal Israeli colonizers from Itamar colony, built on private Palestinian lands east of Nablus, in northern West Bank, burnt dozens of Dunams of Palestinians of farmlands. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israelā€™s illegal colonialist activities, said the assailants burnt dozens of dunams in the Shararba […]

30 Jun
3:57

Israeli Colonizers Cut Palestinian Olive Trees, Grapevines, Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Ein al-Qassis area in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and cut more than 20 trees and grapevines, in addition to destroying walls. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

29 Jun
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Nablus, One In Hebron

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

28 Jun
1:29

Israeli Colonizers Start The Construction Of New Outpost Near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers started, Thursday, the construction of a new colonialist outpost on Palestinian lands, in Qana Valley area, west of Deir Istiya town, north of Salfit in Central West Bank. The Mayor of Salfit, Saā€™id Zidan, said the so-called Civil Administration Office, run by the army […]

28 Jun
11:35

Israeli Colonizers Write Racist Graffiti, Puncture Tires, Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonizers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wrote racist graffiti, and punctured the tires of many parked cars. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israelā€™s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

28 Jun
11:08

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

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

28 Jun
2:51

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday at night, a young Palestinian man in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the towns, especially the al-Bawwaba area, and attacked protesters with live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Medical sources said the soldiers […]

27 Jun
1:37

Tortured Detainee Suffers Complications

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

27 Jun
12:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

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