Category Archives: West Bank

20 Sep
4:57

Soldiers Invade Home In Hebron, Injure One Palestinian

September 20, 2018 4:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian home in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and conducted violent searches causing damage, before assaulting and wounding one man. Media sources in Hebron city the soldiers stormed the home of Ghaleb Abu Sbeih, in the Old City, and assaulted Shaher […]

19 Sep
1:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Ramallah

September 19, 2018 1:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man, in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and searched homes. The PPS added that the soldiers abducted Eid Khaled Abu Tyour, 18, […]

19 Sep
9:51

Israeli Soldiers Cause Schoolchildren To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Hebron

September 19, 2018 9:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers caused, on Wednesday morning, scores of schoolchildren to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army surrounded schools in southern Hebron, and attacked students protesting the invasion. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded an-Nahda School for Boys, and Tareq Bin Ziad Secondary School, in the southern part […]

19 Sep
3:48

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jerusalem After A Reported Stabbing Attempt

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man in the al-Misrara area, in occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly attempted to stab soldiers. The Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Yousef Sha’ban Oleyyan, 26, from Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers kept […]

19 Sep
3:08

PCHR Calls for Investigation into Death Circumstances of Young Man only Few Hours after Being Arrested by Israeli Forces

Today morning, 18 September 2018, Mohammed al-Khatib, from Beit Rima village, northwest of Ramallah, died only few hours after being arrested by the Israeli forces. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) calls for an immediate and impartial investigation into the death circumstances of al-Khatib and expresses its deep concern […]

18 Sep
9:48

Ahed Tamimi Travels to France Despite Israeli Travel Ban

Despite an Israeli ban on her movement, Palestinian resistance icon Ahed Tamimi traveled to France, for a debate, on Friday. The young resistance leader was invited by L’Humanité newspaper and the French Communist party, or PCF, to participate in an event organized by Association France Palestine Solidarite. Ahed spoke on Sunday, at […]

18 Sep
8:28

Settlement Construction Tripled in 2nd Quarter of 2018

Israeli “Peace Now” movement, on Tuesday, said that Israeli construction of settlements has tripled in the second quarter of 2018, compared to the first quarter. The movement said, in a statement published on Monday, that during the second quarter of 2018, 794 settlement units were built, compared to 279 settlement […]

18 Sep
1:16

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Injures Four, In Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli army abducted, Tuesday, five Palestinians and injured four others, after dozens of soldiers and officers accompanied nearly 300 colonialist settlers in provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Firas al-Dibis, the media coordinator of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in occupied Jerusalem, […]

18 Sep
12:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted Rania Wajeeh Dweik, after stopping her at the Container roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem. It added that the soldiers […]

18 Sep
11:10

Palestinian Beaten to Death by Israeli Soldiers

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man after abducting him from his home, and repeatedly assaulting him. The PPS said undercover Israeli soldiers abducted Mohammad Zaghloul al-Khatib, 24, from his home in Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, […]

18 Sep
2:44

Israeli Soldiers Invade al-Khader and Artas, In Bethlehem

September 18, 2018 2:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the towns of al-Khader and Artas, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the two towns, and fired many flares before invading them. They added that local youngsters protested the invasions and hurled stoned […]

17 Sep
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Monday, 19 Palestinians, including three siblings, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes across the West […]

17 Sep
12:19

Teacher, Several Students, Injured By Army Gas Bombs In Hebron

September 17, 2018 12:19 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that one teacher and several students suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, Monday, after Israeli soldiers fired many gas bombs in and around their school. The sources said the teacher Amjad Tanneena, and scores of schoolchildren, suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, and were […]

17 Sep
10:29

Army Injures Eight Palestinians, Including Two Medics, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday at night, at least eight Palestinians, including two medics, near Joseph Tomb area, east of Nablus city, in northern West Bank. The soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters with live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, in addition to firing live rounds at […]

17 Sep
9:33

Army Prepares For Demolishing Family Home Of Palestinian Who Killed A Settler

September 17, 2018 9:33 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the home of a Palestinian who, just a day earlier, carried a stabbing attack in Gush Etzion illegal colony, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and took measurements of the property in preparation for demolishing it, Maan News Agency […]

17 Sep
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinian teenagers from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Silwanic stated that the soldiers broke into and violently searched many homes in the town, and interrogated scores […]

16 Sep
1:32

Update: “Seriously Injured Israeli Settler Dies From His Wounds”

Israeli media sources have confirmed that the settler, who was stabbed at the entrance of a mall near Gush Etzion colony, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has died from his wounds. The man, identified as Ari Fuld, 40 years of age, died from serious wounds to […]

16 Sep
11:58

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Israeli army abducted, on Sunday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians after the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, while one of them was taken prisoner at a military roadblock. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Qaddoura […]

16 Sep
10:34

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Jenin

September 16, 2018 10:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, searched homes, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing protests. Media sources in Jenin said several Israeli army jeeps invaded the refugee camp, before the soldiers […]

16 Sep
9:02

Army Continues Closure Of Azzoun, Attacks Its Mayor

September 16, 2018 9:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers continued, for the fifth consecutive day, the complete closure of Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and assaulted its mayor, who was trying to talk to them in an attempt to lift the siege on the town. Local activist, Hassan Shbeita, said the […]

16 Sep
1:48

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

September 16, 2018 1:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Shu’fat said several army jeeps invaded the refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes. They added that the soldiers abducted four young […]

15 Sep
7:10

ISM Update: Israeli Forces Storm Khan Al-Ahmar, Erect Road Blocks, Suppress Peaceful Demonstration

At around 11.30 am, a bulldozer escorted by a police and military vehicles approached the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar and began to move rocks and earth, in order to block access to the village via dirt roads on the outskirts, to prevent resident and activists from reaching the area. […]

15 Sep
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, at least six young Palestinian men, during violent searches of homes, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at protesters. Dozens of soldiers invaded Tulkarem city, in northern West Bank, before storming the home of Legislator Fathi Qar’awi, ransacked […]

15 Sep
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after the army attacked the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies. The procession started from the center of the village, heading towards the Wall, […]

14 Sep
7:06

Israel Denies Entry to Jewish-American Activist for Visiting West Bank

An American Jewish woman was temporarily detained at Israel’s Ben-Gurion airport, on Wednesday, and initially denied entry, as she had visited Palestinians facing home demolitions in West Bank. Julie Shayna Weinberg-Connors, aged 23, who arrived on a flight from the United States in order to start studying at the Pardes […]

14 Sep
4:58

Army Abducts Four Palestinian Children Near Hebron

September 14, 2018 4:58 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday afternoon, four Palestinian children, injured another in the head, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Local activist Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers […]

14 Sep
4:40

Israeli Soldiers Surround Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, Abduct Three Nonviolent Protesters

Dozens of Israeli soldier surrounded, Friday, the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two Palestinians, and one French peace activist, during a nonviolent protest against the village’s pending illegal demolition and displacement. The soldiers closed all main and minor roads leading to the community […]

14 Sep
3:48

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers caused, on Friday afternoon, several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked, local and international activists, holding a nonviolent procession in Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The protesters were nonviolently marching in the weekly procession which was organized […]

14 Sep
2:55

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Journalist In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday, a Palestinian journalist, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the weekly nonviolent procession, and […]

14 Sep
1:07

Hanna: “Israel Is Practicing Ethnic Cleansing In Al-Khan Al-Ahmar”

Archbishop Attallah Hanna of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in occupied Jerusalem, said that what Israel is doing against the Palestinians in the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community is an act of ethnic cleansing, part of Israel’s illegal policies against the Palestinians. His statements came during a meeting with the European Parliament […]

14 Sep
11:10

ICRC: “Israel Must Abide by International Humanitarian Law”

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) issued a statement, Thursday, calling in Israel to abide by International Humanitarian Law, and expressing concern about Israel’s plan to demolish al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community in the occupied West Bank. David Quesne, the head of the ICRC Mission in occupied Jerusalem, said […]

14 Sep
10:40

Israeli Soldiers Assault And Injure A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

September 14, 2018 10:40 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday at night, a young Palestinian man in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, while on his way to his friend’s wedding. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the young man was stopped and assaulted by the soldiers in Wad Abu al-Hummus area, […]

14 Sep
4:02

Israeli Court Sentences A Palestinian Teen, With Rare Condition, To Two Years In Prison

On Thursday evening, the Israeli military court in Salem army base, in northern West Bank, sentenced a Palestinian teenage boy, who suffers from a rare childhood condition, to two years in prison. The teen, Anas Hamarsha, 17, was abducted from his home in Ya’bad town, south of the northern West […]

14 Sep
2:13

Army Confiscates 1079 Dunams Of Lands Near Tubas

The Israeli army has decided to illegally confiscate 1079 Dunams and 666 Square/meters of Palestinian land in the al-Ras al-Ahmar area, in the Northern Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank, for what the military called “security considerations.” Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at […]

13 Sep
11:32

Israeli Colonizers Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Thursday at dawn, into Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, punctured tires of several cars and wrote racist graffiti. The Local Council in Jaloud village said the assailants came from “Ahiya” nearby illegal Israeli colony, built […]

13 Sep
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

September 13, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Politics, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least twelve Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that several army jeeps invaded Beit Rima village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad al-‘Aassi, 20, […]

13 Sep
9:29

Including Two Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

September 13, 2018 9:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, five Palestinians from their homes, in addition to two children at a military roadblock, in several parts of Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many homes in […]

13 Sep
6:23

Child Hospitalized After Illegal Colonialist Settler Pepper-Sprayed Him In Hebron

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, have reported that a child was hospitalized, on Wednesday at night, after an illegal Israeli colonialist settler pepper-sprayed him in Jaber neighborhood. The sources said the child, identified as Ahmad Mohammad Jaber, 11, was attacked […]

13 Sep
6:08

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar Village

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the newly established al-Wadi al-Ahmar Palestinian village, which was built for the Palestinian Bedouin families next to the al-Khan al-Ahmar village, threatened with pending Israeli demolition, east of occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers invaded the area after completely surrounding an isolating it, while […]

13 Sep
5:45

Journalist Ali Dar Ali Released

The Israeli Authorities released, on Wednesday evening, Palestinian journalist Ali Dar Ali, after holding him captive in Ofer prison, built on Palestinian lands in Betunia, near Ramallah in central West Bank. The journalist was held without charges for 40 consecutive days, and was ordered to pay a 2500 Shekels fine. […]

13 Sep
5:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men In Jerusalem

September 13, 2018 5:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two young Palestinian men during a nonviolent procession against a conference held by colonialist settlers in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said several Palestinians managed to enter the area of the gathering, before the conference started, and […]

12 Sep
1:21

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting […]

12 Sep
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Bethlehem

September 12, 2018 10:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, abducted a former political prisoner and summoned a child for interrogation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed and searched several homes in the refugee camp, and interrogated many […]

12 Sep
2:15

P.A. To Head To ICC Over Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition

The Palestinian Authority (P.A.) has announced, Tuesday, its in tension to head to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israel over the pending illegal demolition on al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian village. Chief Palestinian negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, said the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has submitted a report to Prosecutor Fatou […]

11 Sep
1:20

Activists Establish Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar Village

A group of Palestinian and international peace activists established, overnight, the al-Wadi al-Ahmar Palestinian village, in al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, facing demolition and displacement by the Israeli authorities. The new village is meant to send a message that the Palestinians will remain steadfast on their lands, despite Israel’s escalating violations […]

11 Sep
12:03

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Summons Three Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, and summoned three others for interrogation, during extensive and violent military invasions, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad al-Hilo, from Hizma town, east of Jerusalem, after stopping him near al-Khan al-Ahmar […]

10 Sep
11:57

Assaf: “We Will Head To International Courts Over Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Decision”

The Head of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, Waleed Assaf, said the Palestinian Authority will be heading to international courts over the Israeli decision to demolish the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community. His statements came during an interview with the Palestinian Radio, regarding the developments and Israel’s […]

10 Sep
10:50

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Al-‘Isawiya, Injure Many In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, and injured many students near Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of the city. Several army jeeps invaded al-‘Isawiya, before searching a number of homes, and abducted Taj Maher Mheisin, before […]

10 Sep
10:19

Israeli Police Detains Four Palestinian Workers

September 10, 2018 10:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli police officers detained, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinian construction workers from the northern West Bank governorates of Jenin and Nablus, reportedly for entering and working in Israel without permits. Media sources said the police detained Moath Ali, Kathem Abdul-Afo and Mohammad Ahmad Zyoud, from Silat al-Harithiya village, northwest […]

10 Sep
9:56

Israeli Colonizers Cut Olive Trees Near Hebron

A number of Israeli colonizers invaded, on Monday morning, a Palestinian olive orchard in the al-Hamra area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and cut at least fifteen trees. The coordinator of the National and Popular Committees in southern Hebron, Rateb Jabour, told […]

10 Sep
9:31

Army Injures A Teacher, Abducts Principal, And Causes Many Students To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Hebron

September 10, 2018 9:31 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attempted to invade a school, before assaulting and wounding a teacher, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to abducting the school principal. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers […]

09 Sep
7:21

Israeli Settlers and Soldiers Conduct Joint Assaults on Palestinian Village

Israeli soldiers are joining colonialist settlers in attacks on a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank, according to human rights NGO B’Tselem. The village of ‘Urif, which is located near Nablus, lies in close proximity to the notorious settlement of Yitzhar, established in 1983. All Israeli settlements are illegal under […]

09 Sep
9:46

Army Summons Five Palestinians From Hebron For Interrogation

September 9, 2018 9:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before storming and violently searching homes, and summoned five Palestinians for interrogation in Etzion military base and security center, north of the city. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded homes in several neighborhoods in the […]

09 Sep
8:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

September 9, 2018 8:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Hatem Tazaz’a and Amal Ziad Abu Ghorab. The invasion led to protesters, and the soldiers […]

08 Sep
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus

September 8, 2018 11:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured two Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media medical sources in Nablus said a young man, identified as Issa Hashash, 21, was rushed to Rafidia hospital in a moderate condition, after the soldiers shot him with […]

08 Sep
10:58

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

September 8, 2018 10:58 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-Walaja Palestinian village, northwest of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in the village said several army jeeps invaded the community, and attacked Palestinian protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets and […]

07 Sep
10:38

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

September 7, 2018 10:38 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians, after the army invaded Safa area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Safa area, before the soldiers stopped and interrogated […]

07 Sep
5:37

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. The procession started from the center of the village, before the locals, accompanied by international peace activists, marched towards the isolated Palestinian orchards, while chanting against the […]

07 Sep
4:54

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in, Causes Injuries And Fire In Olive Orchards

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing several injuries, and burning many olive trees. The procession started from the center of the village when dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international […]

07 Sep
3:28

Army Injures Many Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding a nonviolent protest in Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Dozens of Palestinians marched in the village, and headed towards their lands threatened with further illegal annexation for the construction and expansion of Israel’s’ illegal colonies. The protesters […]

07 Sep
3:12

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent Palestinian protest in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Dozens of residents marched in Khirbet Qalqas area, south of Hebron city, demanding the Israeli army to reopen its main road, which […]

07 Sep
10:50

Paralyzed Detainee Sentenced To 35 Years, 330.000 Fine

September 7, 2018 10:50 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli Central Court in occupied East Jerusalem sentenced, on Thursday evening, a paralyzed Palestinian detainee to 35 years in prison, and ordered him to pay 330.000 Shekels in compensation to two wounded police officers he reportedly stabbed before he was shot. The court convicted the detainee, identified as Ayman […]

07 Sep
2:45

Held Under Administrative Detention, Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Ninth Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that a detainee from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, started a hunger strike nine days earlier, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS stated that one of its lawyers managed to visit Jamal Alqam, […]

07 Sep
2:18

Detainee Khader Adnan Continues Hunger Strike For Fifth Day

September 7, 2018 2:18 AM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Palestinian political prisoner, Khader Adnan, is ongoing with a huger strike he started five days ago, rejecting his continued imprisonment and demanding his immediate release. Adnan, 40, started his strike on Sunday September 2nd, and is facing various charges, including what Israel called “incitement.” Although the detainee is not currently […]

06 Sep
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office PPS said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, identified as Ziad Naim al-Masri, Zeid Ahmad Sheikh and Bassel Mizhir, in Deheishe refugee camp […]

06 Sep
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

September 6, 2018 10:25 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians in Jenin and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded Kafr Ra’ey town, south of Jenin, searched homes and abducted Hisham […]

06 Sep
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian, Abduct Three, In Bethlehem

September 6, 2018 8:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot one Palestinian and abducted two others, in addition to abducting another Palestinian in Marah Rabah village, also south of Bethlehem. Media sources in Deheishe said the soldiers invaded […]

06 Sep
3:53

Army Demolishes Another Home In Occupied Jerusalem, Abducts Two Palestinians

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, rendering the family homeless despite a pending appeal with an Israeli court. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers, and officers, invaded Beit Hanina, and forcibly removed the […]

05 Sep
7:23

Israeli High Court Approves Demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar

The Israeli High Court of Justice, on Wednesday, has finally decided to demolish the  West Bank Bedouin village of Khan Al-Ahmar.  The ruling comes despite long petitions and protests by citizens and activists in the area, which is home to some 180 Bedouins living in tents near the Maali Adumim […]

05 Sep
12:14

Including Two Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

September 5, 2018 12:14 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including two siblings and their nephew, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Hebron city, and abducted Ziad Mohammad […]

05 Sep
11:47

“I think that, today, I’m just going to cry”: A Journal Entry by an ISM Volunteer

Kristin Foss, International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah: I woke up feeling sad today. I’m just so sad. I’m crying now, I started crying in the supermarket, I cried a little when a farmer refused my money for grapes. I think that, today, I’m just going to cry. Maybe I need […]

05 Sep
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

September 5, 2018 11:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, and summoned three others for interrogation, in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes before abducting a former […]

05 Sep
10:24

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

September 5, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Wednesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian home. Media sources said the soldiers imposed a tight siege the as-Sal’a neighborhood in Silwan, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. They added that […]

05 Sep
9:49

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Water Lines Leading To Village And Its School

September 5, 2018 9:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Furush Beit Dajan village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shut down water pipelines providing the community, and its local school, with the needed water. Tawfiq Hajj Mohammad, the head of Furush Beit Dajan Local Council, said the pipelines are […]

05 Sep
9:23

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Abu Dis

September 5, 2018 9:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday morning, many areas surrounding Al-Quds University in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, and caused several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers surrounded and isolated Al-Quds University, and the nearby Schools Street, before preventing dozens of students from […]

05 Sep
7:56

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Qalqilia

September 5, 2018 7:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, stormed and searched homes, and fired many gas bombs at Palestinian protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The invasion was carried out by several armored military jeeps, […]

05 Sep
7:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Father And His Son In Tulkarem

September 5, 2018 7:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian father and his son, from their homes in Anabta town, east of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. Media sources said many Israeli army jeeps invaded the town from several directions, before the soldiers stormed and searched homes. They added that the […]

04 Sep
8:46

Israel Evacuates 3 Families in Jordan Valley

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, delivered evacuation notices to three Palestinian families from the al-Burj area, in the northern Jordan Valley of the West Bank. Mutaz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Jordan Valley’s settlement file with the Palestinian Authority (PA), said that the Israeli authorities delivered the evacuation orders […]

04 Sep
8:12

Report: Israel Using Judicial System to Facilitate Settlement Project

Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN (photo: The illegal settlement of Ofra, Reuters) The National Bureau for Defending the Land and Resisting Settlement stated that the Israeli Central Court’s resolution on keeping hundreds of settlement units in the occupied West Bank, under an Israeli judicial procedure called “market regulations,” is a dangerous precedent […]

04 Sep
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Demolishes A Home And A Shed In Anata

September 4, 2018 12:45 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Anata town northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished an inhabited Palestinian home. Media sources said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, surrounded Fheidat neighborhood in Anata town, and completely isolated it, before invading it. They added that the soldiers then demolished a home, owned by […]

04 Sep
12:25

Army Injures Several Journalists Near Ramallah

September 4, 2018 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers resorted, Tuesday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian journalists, holding a nonviolent protest near Ofer military base and prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, demanding the release of their colleague Ali Dar Ali. The soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at […]

04 Sep
12:02

189 Homes Still Face Threat Of Demolition In Al-Walaja

Waleed Assaf, the head of the National Commission against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, said that the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem, is still facing the Israeli demolition of 189 of its homes. Speaking to the Palestinian Radio on Tuesday morning, Assaf said the demolitions are part of a […]

04 Sep
10:39

Army Injures Several Schoolchildren In Hebron

September 4, 2018 10:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the Schools Area in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, leading to protests before the army fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources in Hebron said […]

04 Sep
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 27 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 27 Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The invasions targeted dozens of homes in many communities across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The soldiers […]

04 Sep
1:28

Israeli Colonizers Open Fire At A Palestinian Home Near Nablus

Illegal Israeli colonizers opened fire, on Monday evening, at a Palestinian home in Burqa village, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the Israeli assailants fired many live rounds at […]

03 Sep
11:37

Armed Israeli Colonizers Storm And Occupy A Palestinian Home In Hebron

A group of armed extremist Israeli colonizers invaded, on Monday at night, a Palestinian home in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and occupied it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the home is owned by members of Za’tari Palestinian family, and […]

03 Sep
12:25

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, most of them former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes in Biddu and Silwan towns, in occupied […]

03 Sep
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Four Homes, Injure Sixteen Palestinians, Near Bethlehem

September 3, 2018 12:06 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday at dawn, four homes, and injured sixteen Palestinians, in the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers surrounded and isolated the village, before invading it, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. The Israeli army said the […]

03 Sep
10:32

Army Demolishes A Shed And A Room Near Hebron

September 3, 2018 10:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday at dawn, a shed and a room in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps and bulldozers invaded Qweiwis area, in Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron, and demolished a residential room, owned by Yousef Ayyoub […]

02 Sep
11:51

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

September 2, 2018 11:51 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the child, Mo’men Morad Eshteiwi, 8, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his head. They added that the child was moved to […]

02 Sep
10:56

Israeli Colonizers Injure Four Palestinians Near Nablus

A number of illegal Israeli colonizers attacked, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian cars, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding four residents. Media sources in Nablus said the colonizers hurled stones at several cars, causing damage, and wounding four Palestinians, who were in one car. They added […]

01 Sep
10:06

ISM Speaks to Hakima Motlaq About a Recent Soldier and Settler Attack on the Village of Asira

A photo of Hakima from 2013.   08/26/18 | International Solidarity Movement | Asira al-Qibliya Asira al-Qibliya is a village near Nablus that has been terrorised by the illegal Ytzhar settlement since 1982. In any moment of the day or night, settlers can arrive in the village and make violent incursions against […]

01 Sep
9:32

Israel Targets Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem for Demolition (VIDEO)

Israeli forces demolish a printing house in East Jerusalem, August 29, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER AUGUST 31, 2018 Israeli forces demolished six Palestinian-owned structures in the holy city in August. The European Union reported this month that nearly half of the Palestinian-owned structures demolished by Israeli […]

01 Sep
1:40

PA To Head To General Assembly After U.S. Cut Aid To UNRWA

After the United States announced cutting all aid to the United Nations Relief and Words Agency (UNRWA), the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) said it is weighing all options to counter the American move, including heading to the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council. Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, […]

01 Sep
11:14

Israeli Colonizers Cut Twenty Olive Trees Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli colonizers, from Yitzhar illegal colony which was built on private Palestinian lands, invaded an olive orchard and cut at least twenty trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said a large number of colonizers invaded the orchard, […]

01 Sep
2:56

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a child, only 12 years of age, with a concussion grenade in his head, during the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace […]

31 Aug
8:52

Hundreds of Palestinians Injured in West Bank and Gaza

180 Palestinians were wounded by live ammunition and tear gas inhalation during confrontations with Israeli forces, on Friday. According to the Ministry of Health, the number of participants wounded with live bullets, in Gaza’s Great March of Return, including a paramedic who was shot in the chest, to the east of […]

31 Aug
2:14

Soldiers Injure Minister Waleed Assaf Along With Four Other Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a government minister with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his ear, in addition to wounding four other Palestinians. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers shot Minister Walid Assaf, […]

31 Aug
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Assault A Handcuffed Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, Thursday, a Palestinian man after cuffing and detaining him near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Nitham Abu Ramouz, 37, was detained by the soldiers near the Gate of the Tribes as he was heading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque. He was cuffed […]

30 Aug
11:54

Israeli Court Ruling Sets Precedent: Illegal Outpost Colonies Can be ‘Legalized’

An Israeli Court ruled on Tuesday that an Israeli colony that was established on stolen Palestinian land can be recognized and legitimized by the Israeli state, thus setting a precedent for further expansion of colonies onto Palestinian land. This is despite the fact that all Israeli settlement colonies are considered […]