Category Archives: West Bank

24 Apr
10:40

Soldiers Detonate A Home Of A Detainee In Jenin

April 24, 2018 10:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, including military engineering corps, invaded at dawn Tuesday, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and wired the family home of a Palestinian detainee, before detonating and turning it into rubble, in addition to causing damage to surrounding homes. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers […]

24 Apr
9:58

Mainly Children, Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening and on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, mainly children, from their homes in various parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The army also injured several Palestinians near Qalqilia. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Silwan town, south of the […]

24 Apr
9:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinian teenagers in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and a young man in ‘Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Yahia Sadeq Jahshan, 18, and Mohammad Issa Zama’ra, […]

24 Apr
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Bethlehem University’s Dean Of Students

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, the Dean of Students of Bethlehem University from his home in the Saff Street, in the center of Bethlehem city. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home of Mahmud Mohammad Hammad, 47, and abducted him. It added […]

24 Apr
7:15

West Bank Students Attacked by Israeli Forces

A number of students, on Monday, suffered from suffocation due to inhaling tear gas fired at them by Israeli forces, near their school in al-Lubban, to the north of Nablus in the West Bank, according to Ghassan Dughlas, who monitors settlements’ activities in the northern West Bank. He said that […]

24 Apr
6:54

Settlement Investment Top Israeli Priority

Facts on the ground show that Israel’s investment in the occupied West Bank is much more than the one inside the occupied 1948 borders. Within this context, the Israeli government allocated NIS 417,000,000 for developing settlements, in the Dead Sea area, in order to attract more settlers, expand the settlements […]

23 Apr
11:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, causing scores on injuries, including some who were shot with live bullets. Media sources in Abu Dis said the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians who […]

23 Apr
10:33

Israeli Army To Displace Five Families During “Military Training” In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Hamsa al-Foqa Bedouin village in the West Bank’s Northern Plains and handed five families military orders informing them of intentions for hold live fire training in their area, and ordering them to leave on scheduled dates. The soldiers ordered the families of Yasser, […]

23 Apr
9:20

Updated: Israeli Colonizers Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti in West Bank Neighborhoods

A group if illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Beit Iksa village, surrounded by the Wall northwest of occupied Jerusalem, punctured tires of many Palestinian cars and wrote racist graffiti. Mohammad Abdul-Aziz Awadallah, a member of Beit Iksa Local Council, said the assailants carried their attack out in […]

23 Apr
9:57

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least twenty-three Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including nine who were abducted in Jerusalem. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes […]

22 Apr
9:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, twenty Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military invasions and searches of homes. On Sunday evening, the soldiers invaded ‘Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and abducted Yousef Zahran Sweidan, 23, while […]

20 Apr
5:30

Soldiers Injure A Child With Live Fire Near Nablus

April 20, 2018 5:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a Palestinian child with live fire, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The soldiers assaulted the Palestinians who marched in their village, protesting the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation […]

20 Apr
5:06

Army Injures A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a Palestinian child, after the army attacked the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the child, Mo’men Morad, 8, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his abdomen. Medics provided the […]

20 Apr
4:13

Israeli Colonists Cut 100 Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonists uprooted, Friday, at least 100 olive trees from an Orchard in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The assailants, who came from a nearby illegal colony, invaded an orchard owned by Mohammad Raja, and cut 100 trees; many of […]

20 Apr
11:37

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

Several extremist Israeli colonists, living in an illegal colony which was built on private Palestinian lands, invaded at dawn Friday the village of Burqa, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wrote racist graffiti and punctured tires of many cars. Locals said the assailants came from the illegal […]

20 Apr
9:04

Army Injures A Man, Abduct Two Palestinians, In Jerusalem

A Palestinian man, 65 years of age, was injured on Thursday evening, after Israeli soldiers stormed his home in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted his son during a violent search of the property before hurling a concussion grenade at him. The soldiers also abducted a child during the […]

Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint
19 Apr
9:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in two separate incidents at military roadblocks near Jenin and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers installed a military roadblock near Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted […]

18 Apr
8:14

Escalating Settler Attacks Create State of Anxiety in West Bank

A resident of the Palestinian village of al-Sawiyeh stands next to his car after it was vandalized by settlers on April 17, 2018. Photo credit: WAFA/Ayman Noubani POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER APRIL 17, 2018 Three Palestinian villages wake up to sweeping property damage and racist graffiti. In the early morning on […]

18 Apr
2:18

Israeli Colonizers Cut Trees, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonizers, living in Yitzhar illegal colony which was built on Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wrote racist graffiti and cuts many olive and almond trees in Orif village. The head of Orif Village Council Mazen Shehada said the Israeli assailants cut dozens […]

18 Apr
9:32

Army Invades Many Homes In Hebron, Summon Two Palestinians For Interrogation

April 18, 2018 9:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Ethna, Deir Samit, Sa’ir and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched many homes and summoned two Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the city, […]

18 Apr
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Guard Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, a Palestinian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and summoned four others for interrogation. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted the guard, identified as Arafat Najeeb, while trying to enter the holy site through Hotta Gate. They added that the soldiers […]

18 Apr
3:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters, Journalists, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, dozens of nonviolent protesters and journalists, during a protest held by families of political prisoners near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank, wounding many of them. The soldiers deliberately attacked journalists documenting the nonviolent procession and fired many gas bombs and concussion […]

17 Apr
12:27

PPS: “6500 Palestinians Are Detained By Israel; 1928 Abducted This Year”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) issued a statement marking the “Palestinians Prisoners’ Day,” on April 17th, and said that Israel is holding captive 6500 detainees, including 1928 who were abducted since the beginning of this year. In its report, the PPS said that Israel is holding captive 6500 Palestinians, including […]

17 Apr
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including a senior political leader of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), during extensive and violent searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also distributed leaflets in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, […]

16 Apr
9:33

Settlers Storm Archaeological Site, Damage Grave in Islamic Cemetery

A group of Israeli settlers, on Monday, stormed a historic archaeological site in the town of Sebastia, near Nablus, northern West Bank, under heavy protection by the Israeli army. The mayor of Sebastia Mohammed Azem, told WAFA that a number of settlers, broke into the site amid the protection by […]

16 Apr
10:36

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians, Injures Four, In Nablus And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, and injured four others, during military invasions of Nablus and Jenin, in the northern parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in the city, and abducted Mohammad Emad Tazaz’a, […]

16 Apr
10:02

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injure One, in Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and Teqoua’ town, east of the city, abducted two Palestinians and injured one. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp and shot a young man with […]

16 Apr
9:10

Army Abduct Six Palestinians, Including One Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including one woman and three children, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, after invading their homes and searching them. Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in at-Tour, […]

16 Apr
8:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Child, In Hebron

April 16, 2018 8:16 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Hebron city and several villages and towns, searched and ransacked many homes and abducted four Palestinians, including one child. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Firas Yacoub Natsha, 12, from his home in the Old City of Hebron. They added that […]

13 Apr
7:53

Army Injures Five Palestinians Near Nablus

April 13, 2018 7:53 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, five Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in Kafr Qalil, Madama, Beita and al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported. The PRC said the soldiers shot one Palestinian with a live round in the arm, […]

13 Apr
7:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure 39 Palestinians In al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 39 Palestinians, including 13 medics, in al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the protesters at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, and shot two Palestinians with […]

13 Apr
4:25

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, near of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Mohammad Amira, a member of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin, said dozens of protesters marched towards the wall, […]

13 Apr
3:10

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing large areas of land to burn. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the procession started from the […]

13 Apr
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Illegally Confiscate Cash From A Home Near Jenin

April 13, 2018 11:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, a home of a former political prisoner in Barta’a town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, before searching it and confiscating a large sum of cash. The soldiers also detained for several hours two young men and a teenage boy, […]

13 Apr
11:21

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including Three Siblings, Near Hebron

April 13, 2018 11:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Deir Samit, Beit Ummar and Beit Awwa nearby towns, searched many homes and stores, abducted four Palestinians, including three siblings, and confiscated silver. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Deir Samit […]

13 Apr
11:03

Israeli Colonizers Deface, Attempt To Burn, A Mosque Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonizers infiltrated, on Friday at  dawn, into Aqraba Palestinian town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before defacing and attempting to burn a local mosque. Media sources in Nablus said the colonizers wrote racist graffiti, and poured gasoline on the main doors, and other […]

13 Apr
3:29

Detainee Al-Hindi Continues Hunger Strike For The 33rd Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that detainee Mosab Tawfiq al-Hindi, 29, is ongoing with an open-ended hunger strike he started 33 days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial. The detainee, from Tal town, in the northern West Bank governorate of […]

12 Apr
10:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and injured many others near Jenin and Hebron. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after […]

11 Apr
9:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his wife, in addition to a young man, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted an elderly man, identified […]

11 Apr
4:50

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Qalqilia And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, and Tal village, southwest of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Silwad, near Ramallah, and the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron. Media sources in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, […]

10 Apr
11:52

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers fired, Tuesday, several gas bombs at a school for girls in the al-Mughayer village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many schoolchildren to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Marzouq Abu Naim, a member of al-Mughayer Local Council, said dozens of soldiers were stationed […]

10 Apr
11:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, Ramallah And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Ramallah and Qalqilia, during violent invasions and military searches of homes. In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified […]

10 Apr
10:44

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, in Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted Ali Sufian Obeid and Ahmad Essam Darwish. The soldiers also invaded the home of […]

10 Apr
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in Jibiya Village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps, and bulldozers, invaded the village during early morning hours, and surrounded the property. They added that the soldiers then demolished the under-construction […]

09 Apr
10:29

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday ay dawn, fifteen Palestinians, including two women, and a former government Minister, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded Budrus village, west of the city, searched homes and abducted a woman, identified […]

09 Apr
8:36

Israeli Army Jeep Rams A Palestinian Teen In Hebron

Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers chased, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy while riding his bicycle near the Tiwani village, east of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and rammed him with their jeep. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular and National […]

09 Apr
8:25

Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Jenin city, in northern West Bank, abducted a former political prisoner, in addition to breaking into the home of a former government minister, before interrogating him and his con. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted former […]

09 Apr
7:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men from Sielet al-Harithiyya town and Zabbouba village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock at the Jenin-Jaffa Road, near al-Yamoun town junction, before stopping and searching dozens […]

08 Apr
11:28

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, from Saturday evening until Sunday at dawn, 28 Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The Israeli army issued a press release stating that its soldiers “arrested 28 wanted Palestinians,” and moved them to several detention and interrogation […]

08 Apr
11:14

Update: Army Abducts Six Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem. Three other Palestinians, including two children, were abducted from their homes in the town, on Saturday evening. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the […]

08 Apr
10:53

Palestinian Dies of Wounds Sustained Last Tuesday

A Palestinian man who was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli soldiers on April 2nd near Tulkarem died of his wounds on Sunday. Mohammad Sobhi Anbar was shot in front of the military roadblock east of Tulkarem last Monday April 2nd, and was taken to the Mayer Israeli Medical Center. […]

08 Apr
8:22

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Summon Another, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, one Palestinian, and summoned another for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted Sufian Amer Ta’amra, 21, from his home in Beit Ta’mar area, east of Bethlehem, after invading his family’s home and violently […]

06 Apr
6:31

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession held by many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The nonviolent protesters marched from the village heading towards their lands, isolated […]

06 Apr
4:37

Army Abducts Three Children In Bethlehem, Injure Many In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinian children near the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and injured many others near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also attacked protesters in Kufur Qaddoum. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of […]

06 Apr
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, directly after noon prayers, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers broke into and ransacked many homes and occupied their […]

05 Apr
12:27

Israel Separates Palestinian Mother From Her Husband And Children In Jerusalem

The Israeli authorities have recently deported a Palestinian mother, who is married and was living with her Jerusalemite Palestinian husband and children for the past sixteen years, after repeatedly denying her applications for residency in the occupied city. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the Palestinian woman, […]

05 Apr
11:40

Undercover Soldiers Attacks Two Young Men, Abduct Two, In Jerusalem

Undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem, causing one to lose consciousness, and abducted the other young man, in addition to abducting a young man from al-‘Isawiya town, while dozens of soldiers invaded various areas in the city and installed roadblocks. Media sources said […]

05 Apr
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Search Homes, In Hebron

April 5, 2018 10:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and attacked several Palestinians before abducting one. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Abed Ahmad Abu Sneina, after storming and ransacking his home in the city. They […]

05 Apr
10:35

Soldiers Search Tens And Barns In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Wednesday at night, many residential tents, and barns, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, while colonialist settlers wrote racist graffiti, and punctured tires, in occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers invaded Khirbat Hamsa village, in the Northern Plains, before storming and searching residential tents used by […]

05 Apr
8:45

Army Abducts Four Palestinians From Jenin And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, Jenin refugee camp and Deir Abu Da’if village, east of Jenin, in addition to Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted four young Palestinian men. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Jenin […]

04 Apr
9:55

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Ras al-‘Ein area, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before storming the local Power Company, and abducted a young man, identified as Roshdi […]

04 Apr
2:30

Soldiers Close A Palestinian School For Girls Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers closed, on Tuesday afternoon, the al-Lubban School for Girls, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after threatening to attack it with gas bombs. ‘Aisha Nubani, the principal of the school, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers ordered the instant evacuation of the […]

04 Apr
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Issue Illegal Annexation Orders Of Palestinian Land Near Hebron

The Israeli “Civil Administration Office,” run by the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, issued a military order for the illegal annexation of half a Dunam of Palestinian agricultural land, in Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers confiscated half a Dunam of […]

03 Apr
12:26

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night until morning hours Tuesday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In a press release, the PPS said the soldiers abducted […]

03 Apr
10:26

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren In Hebron

April 3, 2018 10:26 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, several gas bombs at schoolchildren in Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many children, and other Palestinians, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired the gas bombs into the Nahda School, and […]

03 Apr
10:20

Army Kills A Palestinian Near Salfit

April 3, 2018 10:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday morning, a young Palestinian man near the junction of Ariel illegal colony, north of Salfit, in northwestern West Bank. The army initially claimed the Palestinian reportedly “attempted to ram soldiers and settlers with his car,” but later revealed that the driver was driving a stolen […]

03 Apr
12:21

Army Injures Four Palestinians, Abduct One Of Them, In Nabi Saleh Near Ramallah

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Monday four young men, assaulted and abducted one of them, after the army invaded Nabi Saleh village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked protesters. The sources said the army shot three Palestinians with live fire in […]

02 Apr
9:00

Israeli Army Abducts Six Children In Jerusalem, Five Young Men In Bethlehem, Nablus And Qalilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinian children from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to abducting a young man in Bethlehem, three in Nablus, and one in Qalqilia, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Isawiya […]

02 Apr
1:59

Soldiers Attack Palestinians Planting Trees, Near Salfit, Injure One

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Sunday, against Palestinians planning trees on their lands in Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit, in northeastern West Bank, causing several injuries, during a nonviolent activity aimed at Planting trees on lands threatened by Israel’s illegal construction of expansion of its […]

02 Apr
1:08

Army Injures 98 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, 98 Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in front of the Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis, east of occupied Jerusalem; two of the wounded were shot in the head, and one in the chest. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said its medics provided treatment to […]

02 Apr
12:59

Israeli Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed, Sunday, that Israeli soldiers shot at least eleven Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered a serious injury, while dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip. Five […]

01 Apr
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, including two teenage siblings, from their homes near Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched homes and abducted Ahmad Amjad […]

31 Mar
11:08

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, four young Palestinian men, and assaulted one of them, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers chased Ribhi Mohammad Seder and his brother Tamer, while driving a motorcycle, near the illegal Haggai […]

30 Mar
8:33

Israel’s Annexation Crusade in Jerusalem: The Role of Ma’ale Adumim and the E1 Corridor

by Zena Agha Overview In recent months, Israel has made a series of relentless attempts to annex settlements bordering Jerusalem. The most ambitious: The Greater Jerusalem bill, which sought to annex Ma’ale Adumim, Givat Zeev, Beitar Illit, and the Etzion bloc – a settlement cluster between Jerusalem and Hebron –and which was […]

30 Mar
9:29

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man, Summon Two For Interrogation, In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, and ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, searched and ransacked homes, abducted one Palestinian and summoned two others for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that many […]

30 Mar
9:12

Army Abducts Father And Son In Hebron

March 30, 2018 9:12 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a Palestinian father and his son, from their home in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Jabal Johar area in Hebron, searched homes and abducted Mohammad Abdul-Hamid Rajabi, 48, and his son Osama, 22. The […]

30 Mar
1:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, two Palestinian siblings, only 8 and 10 years of age, from their home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers claim that the two children “hurled stones at their jeeps,” on Road #20, near their neighborhood, and abducted them before […]

29 Mar
12:28

Israeli Government Issues “Shoot To Kill” Orders in Preparation for Friday Protests

The Israeli ministerial cabinet held a special meeting Wednesday to discuss the expected mass Palestinian protests, especially in the Gaza Strip, this Friday, to commemorate Palestinian Land Day. The Cabinet decided to significantly increase military deployments, in addition to using live fire and shoot to kill orders “if the Palestinians […]

29 Mar
10:14

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirty-One Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted on late at night, Wednesday, and on Thursday at dawn, thirty one Palestinians from their homes, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. One of the abducted Palestinians, identified as Tha’er […]

28 Mar
10:33

PPP Denounces Meeting Between Palestinian Labor Minister And Israeli Counterpart

The leftist Palestinian People’s Party (PPP) issued a statement strongly condemning a meeting between the Palestinian Labor Minister, Ma’moun Abu Shahla, and his Israeli counterpart Haim Katz, under German mediation. The PPP said that the meeting contradicts and violates the decisions made by the Central Council of the Palestine Liberation […]

28 Mar
9:29

Army Abducts A Young Man In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man from his home in Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Local nonviolent activist against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, Mohammad Tamimi, said the soldiers abducted Odai Abdul-Razeq Tamimi just moments after returning home, and […]

28 Mar
8:53

Video: Israeli Soldiers Assault Child, 3, Attempt To Abduct Him”

A video published by nonviolent activist, Raed Jihad Abu Rmeila, exposed Israeli soldiers assaulting a Palestinian child, only three years of age, and attempting to abduct him, in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The video shows the soldiers holding the terrified child, Durgham Karam Maswada, 3, […]

28 Mar
8:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Tubas, and installed roadblocks. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Ali Ibrahim Abu ‘Oleyyan, […]

28 Mar
8:12

Soldiers Demolish Under-Construction Home And Walls, Destroys Graves Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and demolished an under-construction home, walls and destroyed graves. Local nonviolent activist Ibrahim Awadallah told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers invaded Ein Jweiza area, north of the village, and […]

28 Mar
6:54

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Nablus and Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes in several communities in the governorates of Nablus and Tulkarem, and stormed homes of two detainees near Jenin, in northern West Bank. In Nablus, the soldiers invaded the Sawiya village, south of the city, and abducted Ateyyani Yousef […]

28 Mar
12:57

Israeli Court Refuses To Release A Wounded Child Who Was Abducted From Palestinian Hospital

An Israeli Court decided, Tuesday, to remand a wounded child, who is currently at an Israeli hospital receiving treatment for severe burns, until further deliberations are held this coming Thursday. The child was abducted from a Palestinian hospital. The child, Asadeddin Abu al-Hawa, 14, from at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem, […]

27 Mar
8:15

Evacuated Amona Settlers Move into New Illegal Settlement

Palestinians walking near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, in the occupied West Bank, on April 7, 2015 (AFP/Abbas Momani/File) A little over a year after the illegal Amona outpost was evacuated by the Israeli government, 25 Israeli settler families from Amona moved into their new homes in the illegal […]

27 Mar
9:37

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Abu Dis University

Israeli soldiers injured, Tuesday, many Palestinians, who suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to cuts and bruises, near Abu Dis University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, on Tuesday morning, before advancing to the Schools […]

27 Mar
7:16

Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian areas in several parts of the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched homes and abducted at least twenty Palestinians. In a statement, the Israeli army said its soldiers “arrested twenty wanted Palestinians,” in the West Bank. In occupied Jerusalem, the […]

27 Mar
5:59

Israeli Colonizers Invade Two Buildings Palestinian In Hebron, Force Family Out

A group of around fifteen Israeli colonialist families invaded, on Monday at night, two Palestinian buildings close to the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, despite being evicted earlier following a court ruling. The colonizers invaded the two buildings, after claiming they purchased them with the […]

27 Mar
3:23

Israeli Prosecution Drops Indictment Against Colonizer Who Killed Palestinian Farmer In 2017

The Israeli prosecutor’s office has dropped all charges against an Israeli colonizer who, on November 30, 2017, shot and killed a Palestinian farmer, after a group of colonizers attacked Palestinians who were working in their orchard. Israeli sources said the prosecution ruled that the colonizers who opened fire on the […]

26 Mar
8:00

Closure to be Imposed on West Bank, Gaza for Jewish Holiday

Israeli authorities, Monday, declared that a closure will be imposed on the West Bank and Gaza for eight days, over the Jewish Passover holiday, starting Thursday and lasting until midnight, April 7. The closure, according to WAFA, means entry into Israel for all Israeli-issued permit holders will be banned, except for […]

26 Mar
12:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 43 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, 43 Palestinians, including a husband and his wife, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The Maan News Agency has reported that an Israeli military spokesperson confirmed to their agency that the soldiers arrested 43 Palestinians but did […]

26 Mar
11:42

PA Denounces Israeli Police Assault On Palm Sunday Celebration

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement strongly denouncing the attack carried out by Israeli police officers against Palestinian Christians, celebrating Plan Sunday, in occupied Jerusalem, for “raising a Palestinian flag.” In a Press release, the ministry said, “this unprovoked attack against the worshipers is part of Israel’s […]

26 Mar
11:21

Former Political Prisoner Dies From Cancer

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported, Monday, that a former political prisoner, who suffered with cancer while held by Israel and was denied essential treatment, died at an Israeli medical center. Qaraqe said the former detainee, Hasan Shawamra, 48, from Doura town, south of the […]

26 Mar
7:20

Israel To Build 600 Illegal Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli Jerusalem City Council’s “Construction and Planning Committee” has approved the construction of 600 colonialist units in Jabal al-Mokabber Palestinian town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The decision was made just a week after the City Council approved the construction of 600 colonialist units, which were added to 350 units […]

25 Mar
10:47

Several Palestinian Detainees Face Rapidly Deteriorating Health Conditions

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee reported, Sunday, that a number of detainees at Asqalan Israeli prison are facing seriously deteriorating health conditions and are being denied basic medical treatment. Karim Ajwa, a lawyer with the Committee, stated that detainee Ali Barghouthi, 45, from Aboud village west of the central West Bank […]

25 Mar
9:38

Israeli Colonizers Attack A Palestinian Shepherd Near Hebron

A group of extremist Israeli colonizers attacked, Sunday, a Palestinian shepherd in grazing lands east Tawania area, in Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing fractures and bruises. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

25 Mar
8:40

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, and later released three of them. The army also installed many roadblocks. Media sources in Bethlehem, in the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the city, and […]

25 Mar
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Journalist

Israeli soldiers stationed at the al-Karama Border Terminal between Jordan and Palestine abducted, on Thursday, a Palestinian journalist working for Palestine TV, while he was heading back home after receiving a journalism award in Egypt. The journalist, Bakr Abdul-Haq, was returning to Palestine from Cairo, after receiving a journalism award […]