Category Archives: West Bank

20 Feb
12:05

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects of Teargas Inhalation Near Jenin

February 20, 2018 12:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Medical sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, have reported that many Palestinians suffered, on Monday evening, the severe effects of teargas inhalation in Barta’a town, west of Jenin, after Israeli soldiers invaded it. Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and drove around its streets […]

19 Feb
11:41

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Ofer Prison

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of Palestinian political prisoners, held at the Ofer Israeli prison, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and moved 120 detainees to Nitzan prison in Ramla. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said Special Forces of the Israeli Prison Authority invaded Section 11 in Ofer […]

19 Feb
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Invade Village Near Ramallah, Shoot a Child

February 19, 2018 10:54 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, the al-Janiya village, northwest of the central West bank city of Ramallah, and attacked Palestinian protestors before shooting a child who was in his home’s balcony. Medical sources said the child was shot with a live round in his thigh was he was standing […]

19 Feb
10:08

Palestinian Recounts Brutal Israeli Dog Attack: ‘I bled for two and a half hours.’ (VIDEO)

This is a long-standing policy used by Israeli occupation forces against Palestinians, says Max Blumenthal. Mabruk Jarrar, a 39-year-old schoolteacher, was savagely mauled by Israeli military dog during a raid on his home in the occupied West Bank. Here, he recounts his horrific experience. While Israeli occupation authorities insist that this […]

19 Feb
9:11

B’Tselem Report: Israeli Army Releasing Dutch Attack Dogs on Palestinian Civilians

A report by the Israeli rights group, B’Tselem said that the Israeli army has been illegally using force following the killing of an Israeli rabbi last month, during Israeli raids on the West Bank. The report noted that Israeli use of Dutch army dogs caused the injury of three Palestinians, […]

19 Feb
12:00

PPS: “Israel Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Monday, nineteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. It added that many of the […]

19 Feb
10:53

Israeli Colonizers Injure Young Man In Jerusalem; Court Punishes Him And Two Who Treated Him

The family of a young Palestinian man from occupied Jerusalem has reported, Monday, that their son suffered moderate wounds, last Wednesday, when a group of extremist Israeli colonizers attacked him as he was leaving al-Aqsa Mosque. Maysoon al-Moghrabi said that her son, Mustafa Ibrahim al-Moghrabi, 20, was attacked by a […]

18 Feb
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jenin, Salfit And Jerusalem, Briefly Detain 14 In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, one Palestinian near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, three others north of Salfit, in central West Bank, and a young woman in occupied Jerusalem, in addition to briefly detaining fourteen others in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said […]

18 Feb
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, at least seven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and nearby communities, and abducted […]

17 Feb
5:01

Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In al-Biereh

February 17, 2018 5:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians with the Toto expanding bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked dozens of protesters, in al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. The soldiers shot three Palestinians with the Toto […]

17 Feb
4:06

Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, eight Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and one child in the northern part of Qalqilia city, after the army assaulted dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation […]

16 Feb
3:36

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

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. The procession started from the center of the village, heading towards the illegal Annexation Wall near Abu Lemon area. Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by […]

16 Feb
2:32

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many, including one child. The Palestinians nonviolently marched in Sbeih Mountain, south of the city, protesting a new illegal colonialist outpost, which was recently installed by Israeli […]

16 Feb
2:14

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters, Abduct A Teen, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, and abducted a teenage boy, in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The procession, which was organized by “Dismantle the Hebron Ghetto” campaign, was carried out demanding the removal of Israeli colonizers, living in […]

16 Feb
1:32

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, one Palestinian with live fire, and another with a gas bomb in his face, in addition causing dozens to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against dozens of residents who marched in the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya […]

16 Feb
1:12

Army Injures Twenty-Five Palestinians, Abducts One, Near Nablus

February 16, 2018 1:12 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including one with live fire, caused at least eighteen others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted one in Nablus, in northern West Bank. Several armored military vehicles invaded the city from many directions, and fired dozens of […]

16 Feb
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinians Planting Olive Trees Near Nablus, Injure Many

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, many Palestinians, who were planting olive trees in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many of them. Fuad Ma’ali, the head of Beita Local Council, said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the Palestinians, and […]

16 Feb
8:21

Israeli Colonizers Attack A Palestinian Teen Near Jenin

Several extremist Israeli colonizers attacked, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy near the al-Fandaqumiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The teen, identified as Eyad Abdul-Rahman Salama, 16, was picnicking with his friends in the mountains of Sielet ath-Thaher town, west of Jenin when the […]

15 Feb
11:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians, Injure Two, In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from their homes, and injured two others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers surround and invaded Deir Abu Mashal village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and violently searched many homes […]

15 Feb
2:41

Israeli Colonists Seriously Injure A Palestinian Man near Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Wednesday evening, that a young Palestinian man suffered serious wounds after being attacked by extremist Israeli colonists, while leaving the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Medics of the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) rushed to the mosque and provided the young man with the urgently […]

14 Feb
11:24

Israeli Colonizers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonizers attacked, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinian homes in Asira al-Qibliyya town, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the Israeli assailants came from […]

14 Feb
10:37

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 28 Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

14 Feb
2:12

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Man In Northern Plains

Several extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Tuesday, a Palestinian man in Um al-Firan area, in the West Bank’s Jordan Valley, causing various cuts and bruises. Hamza Zubeidat, the coordinator of the Development Work in the Jordan Valley, said the Israeli assailants surrounded and assaulted Bassam Zubeidat, 39, causing various cuts and […]

13 Feb
12:08

Army Demolishes Two Commercial Structures In Jerusalem

February 13, 2018 12:08 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers, and members of the City Council in occupied Jerusalem, demolished two commercial structures, in the al-‘Isawiya town, and also cut and uprooted trees. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-Isawiya, said the soldiers surrounded the town, before invading it, and bulldozed the two structures. […]

13 Feb
11:44

Israeli Colonists Damage Cars, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonist settlers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Awarta and Jeet villages, east and west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, damaged a few cars, and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Nablus said the colonists broke the windshield of several parks Palestinian cars and […]

13 Feb
11:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted thirteen Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded Nour Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem in northern West Bank, […]

12 Feb
12:42

Detained Mother Of Slain Palestinian Starts Hunger Strike

The family of Bothaina Shamasna, 48, the detained mother of a Palestinian who was killed by the Israeli army on October 12, 2015, has been holding a hunger strike for the seventh consecutive day, protesting being held under very difficult conditions, and torture inflicted on her and her child, Sara, […]

12 Feb
11:10

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians, during massive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded […]

12 Feb
10:12

Illegal Settlers Install New Outpost Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Monday, a new outpost on Palestinian lands, south of Beita village, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Fuad Ma’ali, the head of Beita Local Council, said the colonialists installed four mobile homes on four dunams of Palestinian lands, owned […]

12 Feb
9:57

Israeli Court Forces Palestinian Child Under House Arrest

An Israeli court in occupied Jerusalem ordered, Sunday, the release of a Palestinian child, after issuing a ruling forcing him under house arrest for five days, and a 500 Israeli shekels bail. The child, identified as Sa’adi Syouri, 13 years of age, was taken prisoner by the soldiers, and was […]

12 Feb
9:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinians, including a child and a young woman, from several parts of occupied Jerusalem, after invading and violently searching their homes. The soldiers invaded Batn al-Hawa neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted Sufian Nidal Natsha, 16, and […]

12 Feb
1:05

Army Injures Twelve Palestinians Near Nablus

February 12, 2018 1:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, at least twelve Palestinians in Beita village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said more than ten army jeeps invaded the village from several directions, after surrounding and isolating it. The soldiers fired dozens of gas […]

12 Feb
12:49

Hunger Striking Detainee Forced Into Solitary Confinement

February 12, 2018 12:49 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, on Sunday evening, that the Israeli authorities have forced a hunger striking detainee into solitary confinement, in an attempt to break his strike. The PPS said that Ashraf Radi, 40, from Ramallah in central West Bank, started his strike six days ago, protesting […]

11 Feb
10:58

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked a home in the at-Tour neighborhood (Mount Of Olives), overlooking the Old City, and abducted a […]

10 Feb
10:02

Protest Marks 30 Years Since Intifada Settler Murder

(photo: Protesters gather on the closed road in front of the illegal settlement Kadumim) 02/10/18 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team Yesterday, in Kfar Qaddum, Israeli armed forces fired live ammunition at peaceful protesters, luckily without injuries. The 8th of February marked 30 years since Kfar Qaddum’s first march during […]

10 Feb
12:47

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Celebration Honoring Retired Teachers In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers prevented, Saturday, a celebration held at the Young Muslim Women School, in occupied Jerusalem, honoring retired Palestinian teachers from the city, with the participation of Palestinian Education Minister Dr. Sabri Saidam. Dr. Saidam said the soldiers declared the school, and the area around it, a closed military zone, […]

10 Feb
11:00

Soldiers Assault And Detain Three Palestinian Workers Near Bethlehem

February 10, 2018 11:00 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted and briefly detained, Saturday, three Palestinian workers from ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, causing various cuts and bruises, before they were rushed to a local hospital. The soldiers chased a group of workers, who were trying to enter occupied Jerusalem, in […]

10 Feb
9:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin And Tubas

February 10, 2018 9:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Friday at night, two young Palestinian men near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Zabbouba village, west of Jenin, and fired dozens of rubber-coated […]

09 Feb
7:59

Israel Moves to Approve New West Bank Settlement

The Israeli government convened on Sunday, 4 February, 2018, to approve a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank. The government said, according to Adalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, that it had decided to “regularize” the illegal Gilad settlement outpost, to connect it to the electrical […]

09 Feb
4:43

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Jenin

February 9, 2018 4:43 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians, including two siblings, from Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, while working on their lands. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Palestinian lands near Salem military roadblock and abducted the three young […]

09 Feb
3:35

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Nablus

February 9, 2018 3:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians with live fire, injured another with shrapnel from a concussion grenade, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in several parts of the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said the soldiers attacked dozens of […]

09 Feb
3:02

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters in Ni’lin And Budrus

February 9, 2018 3:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Updated: Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of nonviolent protesters in Ni’lin, Budrus and Bil’in villages, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank, causing many to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Amira of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall in Ni’lin, said the protesters […]

09 Feb
2:20

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian protesters, who marched at the main entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank, and shot four in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers violently attacked the protesters, and started firing live rounds, […]

09 Feb
2:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a young Palestinian man in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said dozens of soldiers were deployed around the Ibrahimi Mosque, installed many roadblocks and searched dozens of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. […]

09 Feb
1:28

Army Injures Dozens, Detain Journalists, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against nonviolent Palestinian protesters in the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, injured dozens and detained many journalists. Media sources in Ramallah said the protesters marched in the village, heading towards their lands, which were illegally […]

09 Feb
10:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Siblings Near Jenin

February 9, 2018 10:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, two teenage Palestinian siblings in the al-‘Arqa village, southwest of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the western area of the village, and chased the two siblings, before abducting them, and took […]

08 Feb
10:50

Israel Moves Hunger Striking Detainee To Ramla Prison Clinic

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority has moved, Wednesday, a Palestinian detainee, held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, to the Ramla prison clinic, after his health deteriorated. The committee said that the detainees, Rezeq Rajoub, 61, started his most recent huger […]

08 Feb
10:29

Army Attacks School Children And Teachers In Hebron, Injure Many

February 8, 2018 10:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Thursday morning, dozens of schoolchildren and teachers, in the southern area of Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, causing scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Ammar Jaber, the principal of al-Hajiriya School, said the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs […]

08 Feb
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

08 Feb
2:33

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Child In Jerusalem

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

07 Feb
4:21

Military Training Leaves Devastation And Destruction In Palestinian Lands

On Wednesday morning, Israeli tanks withdrew from Palestinian agricultural lands, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the Northern Pains of the occupied West Bank, after invading them and using them for live fire training, causing excessive damage, and devastating the farmers. The head of the Agricultural Department in the West Bank, […]

07 Feb
3:15

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

February 7, 2018 3:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Wadi Yasoul neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the demolished home was owned by members of an-Na’imi family. The army said the property was built without a construction permit, while […]

07 Feb
2:48

Soldiers Attack Peaceful Procession In Bethlehem, Abduct Four Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, many students who marched in Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted four. The Palestinians marched from Bab az-Zqaq area, heading towards Jerusalem-Hebron road, before reaching the northern entrance of Bethlehem, where the soldiers started firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at them. The […]

07 Feb
2:30

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In The West Bank”

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

07 Feb
11:25

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian; Injure Dozens Near Hebron

February 7, 2018 11:25 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday morning, a young Palestinian man near Karmei Tzur illegal Israeli colony, which was built on Palestinian lands in Hebron, after he reportedly stabbed and lightly injured a guard. The soldiers later conducted invasions of nearby villages and violent searches and injured 29 Palestinians. The Palestinian […]

07 Feb
4:10

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Nablus

February 7, 2018 4:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at night, a young Palestinian man, and injured 110, including 32 who were shot with live ammunition, in Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Health Ministry has identified the Palestinian as Khaled Waleed Tayeh, 22, from Iraq-Tayeh village, […]

06 Feb
7:41

UN: Israel to Level Dozens of Palestinian Schools in West Bank

Dozens of Palestinian schools are at risk of being demolished by Israel, the UN has warned, leaving children in the occupied territories even more vulnerable. At least 45 schools are now facing demolition by the occupying Israeli military, the UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned on Sunday. Children […]

06 Feb
1:01

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

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

06 Feb
11:32

Israeli Forces Extrajudicially Execute Palestinian Man Accused of Killing Israeli Settler

February 6, 2018 11:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

On Tuesday morning before dawn, Israeli troops invaded the village of al-Yamoun and killed Ahmad Nasr Jarrar, 22,  whom they suspected of the murder of an Israeli, without filing charges or arresting him for the crime. Extrajudicial assassinations like this one, despite being commonly practiced by the Israeli military against […]

06 Feb
9:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin and Salfit governorates, in the occupied West Bank, and confiscated a laptop from the home of a former political prisoner in Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers […]

06 Feb
7:45

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injure Several Palestinians Near Nablus

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

05 Feb
9:55

Israeli Soldiers Conduct Wide-scale Search in Salfit following Settler Stabbing Death

On Monday, Israeli forces carried out a wide-scale search campaign in several villages and towns located to the north of Salfit, blocked roads and declared these areas to be closed military zones following the killing of an Israeli colonist settler near the Israeli settlement of Ariel, according to local sources. […]

05 Feb
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

05 Feb
9:57

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Attack A Family, In Hebron

February 5, 2018 9:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two siblings, from Surif town, and the al-Arroub refugee camp, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. On Sunday evening, the soldiers attacked a family in Hebron city. Several army jeeps invaded Surif town, northwest […]

05 Feb
9:20

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

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

05 Feb
8:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Palestinian Minutes After His Release From Prison

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man from occupied Jerusalem, minutes after his release from prison. Handala Center for Detainees said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Kamel Oleyyan, who served a prison sentence of three years and four months. It added that Oleyyan was taken prisoner by the soldiers just […]

04 Feb
9:46

Israel To Retroactively Legalize A Colonialist Outpost

The Israeli government is slated to discuss granting official recognition of Havat Gilad illegal outpost, which was built on  illegally-seized private Palestinian lands south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The government will discuss a proposal by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who is also […]

04 Feb
9:29

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians Near Jenin

February 4, 2018 9:29 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, during the pre-dawn hours on Sunday morning, eight Palestinians, including one woman, in Wad Burqin and Burqin towns, southwest of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and abducted Saleh Jarir Jarrar, after […]

04 Feb
9:00

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Classrooms In Abu Nuwwar Bedouin Community

February 4, 2018 9:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the Abu Nuwwar Bedouin community, built on Palestinian lands in the al-‘Ezariyya town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished two classrooms. Daoud Jahalin, the representative of Abu Nuwwar, said dozens of soldiers, police officers and representatives of the “Civil Administration Office,” which is run by […]

04 Feb
8:25

Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 4, 2018 8:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians, in Hizma and Abu Dis towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, southeast of Jerusalem, and abducted Yazan Dandan, Mohammad […]

04 Feb
8:12

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

February 4, 2018 8:12 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Nahhalin and Beit Fajjar towns, west and south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians, including one child. The soldiers violently searched many homes Nahhalin and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. During […]

04 Feb
5:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Ramallah

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

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

04 Feb
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Eight And Abduct Four, Near Jenin

February 4, 2018 12:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Saturday, one Palestinian, injured at least eight others, and abducted four, in addition to demolishing a room and a barn, during a massive invasion into Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that, on Saturday evening, the […]

03 Feb
10:37

Israeli Army Surrounds A Home Near Jenin, Sets off Explosives

February 3, 2018 10:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, al-Kafeer town, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and surrounded a home where a Palestinian who is believed behind death of an Israeli colonialist settler last month was alleged to be hiding. Media sources in Jenin said a large military […]

03 Feb
10:24

Israeli Colonist Settlers Attack Farmers In Beit Ummar

A group of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, many Palestinian farmers on their own lands in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that  the assailants, including a security guard of Karmie Tzur illegal colony, […]

02 Feb
6:32

Updated: Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Al-Biereh

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

02 Feb
5:08

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

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

02 Feb
4:09

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several protesters, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after the army attacked the weekly nonviolent procession. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the […]

02 Feb
3:45

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Ni’lin

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

02 Feb
3:14

Bil’in Holds Its Weekly Nonviolent Protest

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

02 Feb
1:44

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Budrus

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

02 Feb
1:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure Twenty Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 2, 2018 1:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least twenty Palestinians in the al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers assaulted dozens of nonviolent protesters, who marched following Friday prayers at the local mosque, protesting the Israeli violations, and the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as […]

02 Feb
10:09

Soldiers Abduct A Father And His Son Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian father and his son in Khirbat al Hadidiya Bedouin village, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas, said the soldiers invaded the village, and abducted Abdul-Rahim Bisharat, and […]

02 Feb
9:43

Israeli Court Orders Demolition Of Seven Buildings Near Hebron

An Israeli court ordered, Thursday, the demolition of seven Palestinian residential buildings in Susiya village, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The court was looking into petitions filed by Palestinians living in the targeted homes, and said that the “Civil Administration Office,” which is […]

01 Feb
11:20

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Jenin

February 1, 2018 11:20 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, two young Palestinian from Arraba town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, while returning from Ramallah. The two Palestinians, Allam Abdul-Sha’er and Nayef Mohammad Hardan, were stopped at a sudden military roadblock, before the soldiers abducted them and took them to an unknown […]

01 Feb
12:26

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

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

01 Feb
11:09

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home Near Nablus

February 1, 2018 11:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, an under-construction Palestinian home in Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Nasr Abu Jaish, a member of the Political Bureau of the leftist Palestinian People’s Party (PPP), has reported that three Israeli army vehicles, and one bulldozer, […]

01 Feb
8:53

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

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

01 Feb
5:37

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Young Man In Nablus

February 1, 2018 5:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man, after intercepting his car, and forcing him out of it at gunpoint, from a main road on the western part of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. An Eyewitness said the undercover soldiers were driving an unmarked car, […]

01 Feb
4:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Bethlehem

February 1, 2018 4:26 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two Palestinian children near the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted the two children near Bilal Bin Rabat Mosque, and took them to an unknown destination. […]

31 Jan
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians In Nablus

January 31, 2018 10:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers, and dozens of colonialist settlers, invaded on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and headed towards Joseph Tomb area, and Tal Balata archeological site, east of the city, in addition to Tammoun town, before clashing with dozens of Palestinians, wounding three of them. The […]

31 Jan
9:45

Army Abducts A Mother And Her Child In Jerusalem

January 31, 2018 9:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Qotna, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a mother and her child, from their home. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Raseela Shamasna, and her daughter, only fourteen years of age, and took them to an interrogation […]

31 Jan
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Abduct Two Others, In Jenin

January 31, 2018 9:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, earlier on Wednesday, two young Palestinian men in Jenin refugee camp, and abducted two others in Wad Burqin area, and Jenin city, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Jenin refugee camp, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at […]

31 Jan
9:06

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Nablus, Qalqilia, And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening and Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians near Nablus, Qalqilia, and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers installed a military roadblock at the Jenin-Nablus road, near Zawiya village junction, and stopped a Palestinian car […]

30 Jan
9:45

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child Near Ramallah

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

30 Jan
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifty-Four Palestinians In The West Bank

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

Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers in Al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Hebron, December 31, 2017. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)
30 Jan
11:22

As Long as Occupation Exists, Soldiers Will Continue to Speak Out

We must make our voices heard sharply and clearly, so that every person who served in the occupied territories will know that speaking out is not merely an option — it is a moral duty. By Avner Gvaryahu Like many who served alongside me, I preferred to remain silent. I […]

29 Jan
9:17

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday afternoon, two Palestinians, including a child, in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and in Shu’fat neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, and abducted Hasan Khaled Salah, 18. They added that […]

29 Jan
10:24

Soldiers Demolish Two Under-Construction Residential Buildings In Beit Jala

January 29, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday morning, two under-construction residential buildings in Be’er ‘Owna area, in Beit Jala city, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, after surrounding and isolating the area. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies, said a large military force invaded […]

29 Jan
9:57

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Tulkarem and Hebron, in addition to detaining, and interrogating, six others, and wounding one, near Nablus. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, […]