Category Archives: West Bank

25 Sep
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 25, 2017 10:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening and Monday at dawn, at least five Palestinians, including a child, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned another Palestinian for interrogation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded and searched homes in Silwan, […]

25 Sep
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Bethlehem

September 25, 2017 9:35 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, injured several Palestinians during ensuing clashes, and shut down a local stationary store. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and fired many gas bombs at the locals, an […]

24 Sep
12:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Bethlehem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Bethlehem and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Israeli colonists burn olive trees Near Nablus. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

24 Sep
10:34

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

September 24, 2017 10:34 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the towns of Beit ‘Awwa and Beit Ummar, and installed many roadblocks, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said several army jeeps invaded Beit ‘Awwa town, southwest of Hebron, searched homes and […]

24 Sep
8:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, Confiscate Tractors And A Car In Tubas

September 24, 2017 8:50 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, three villages and towns in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted four young men. The soldiers also illegally confiscated two tractors and a car in Tubas, in northeastern part of the West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the […]

24 Sep
12:55

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Including Two Children, In Hebron

September 24, 2017 12:55 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, three Palestinians, including two children, in two separate incidents in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and installed roadblocks in the city and two nearby towns. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Tal Romeida neighborhood, in […]

23 Sep
8:54

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bethlehem, Summon Two Palestinians For Interrogation

September 23, 2017 8:54 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched many homes and summoned two young men for interrogation. The soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Bethlehem city, violently searched homes, and summoned a former political prisoner, identified […]

23 Sep
3:58

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians during nonviolent processions in Khirbit Falqas village, south of Hebron city, in addition to Baz az-Zawiya, al-Manara and Ibin Rushd areas in Hebron city, causing many to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said many Palestinians, including several journalists, suffered […]

23 Sep
3:28

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and injured three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets. The procession started directly after Friday noon prayers, when dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activist marched chanting […]

22 Sep
10:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Hebron

September 22, 2017 10:26 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, in addition to Hebron city and nearby al-‘Arroub refugee camp, searched homes and abducted at least two Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, before storming and searching homes, and abducted Saleh Ahmad al-Jo’eidi, 25. […]

22 Sep
9:26

Army Abducts Five Palestinians Near Qalqilia

September 22, 2017 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, five young Palestinian men, when many army jeeps invaded Jayyous town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, before the soldiers broke into and searched many homes. The soldiers conducted searches of homes and neighborhoods in the town, before abducting Ezz Bader […]

20 Sep
11:09

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

September 20, 2017 11:09 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded al-Manara junction area, and fired many gas bombs causing […]

19 Sep
1:48

Three Detainees Currently Holding Hunger-Strikes

The Palestinian Detainees Radio has reported, Tuesday, that three detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with hunger strikes protesting being held without charges, bad living conditions and treatment. It stated that detainee Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 20, from Doura town, in the southern West bank governorate of Hebron, has started a […]

19 Sep
12:30

Army Detains A Wife And Her Infant While Visiting Detained Husband

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, the wife of a political prisoner, and their infant, while visiting him in Ofer Israeli prison, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The family said that the soldiers detained the wife of detainee Yahia Hasan Rimawi, and their two-month of age newborn girl. The family is […]

19 Sep
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded many Palestinians areas and searched homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded many […]

18 Sep
11:02

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, earlier Monday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted seven Palestinians, identified as Luay Shakhsheer, Mohammad Edkeidik, Mohammad Abu Naab, Mustafa Kashour, We’am Jaradat and Abdullah […]

18 Sep
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Building Near Jerusalem

September 18, 2017 10:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the village of al-Za’im, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian residential building. The soldiers surrounded the village before many army jeeps, and military bulldozers, invaded it, and demolished the building, owned by Mohammad Awad Sa’iri. The Israeli army claims that the building […]

18 Sep
9:26

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 18, 2017 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and abducted Fares Yousef Mkheimar, from his home in Shu’fat refugee camp, and Mostafa […]

18 Sep
9:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Ramallah, Three Near Qalqilia

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Kobar, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians. The soldiers also abducted three Palestinians from ‘Azzoun village, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said at least fifteen […]

18 Sep
6:21

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Bethlehem

September 18, 2017 6:21 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man near the northern entrance of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a young man, 19 years of age, with several live rounds in his legs, before he was moved to Beit […]

17 Sep
10:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians During A Wedding Near Jerusalem

September 17, 2017 10:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday at night, many Palestinians participating in a wedding ceremony in the town of al-‘Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted four young men. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers installed a roadblock near Maale Adumim colony, close to the main entrance of […]

17 Sep
9:49

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas in the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted at least eight Palestinians. Mohammad Awad, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, said the […]

17 Sep
6:29

Palestinian Primary Schools Defy Demolition Orders

Israeli demolition of a European-financed school in the occupied West Bank has forced Palestinian children to instead attend classes in a tent. Palestinian activists restored some good cheer to primary school students in Jub al-Thib as they set about rebuilding their school, over the night of September 9-10, using concrete blocks. On August 22, Israeli authorities […]

16 Sep
10:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian, Abduct Another, Near Nablus

September 16, 2017 10:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the village of Iraq-Burin, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and clashed with many Palestinians, before injuring one and abducting another. Medical sources said the soldiers shot Jaber Hakim Qadous, 16, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his arm, before he […]

16 Sep
12:01

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Injures Several Others, in Hebron

September 16, 2017 12:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the town of as-Sammoa’, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted one Palestinian, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, east of Hebron city. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Nizar Sami Abu ‘Arqoub, […]

16 Sep
5:49

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Nonviolent Procession In Hebron, Abduct Two Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted two young Palestinian men. The procession was mainly organized as part of the ongoing activities rejecting the illegal Israeli decision granting the colonists official status and administrative authority. Media […]

15 Sep
4:03

Ni’lin Weekly Protest Marks Sabra and Shatila Massacre

Dozens of Palestinians, including Israeli and international peace activists, conducted the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, marking the 35th anniversary of Sabra and Shatila Massacre. The nonviolent protesters marched towards illegally confiscated Palestinians lands, which Israeli took over for the […]

15 Sep
11:42

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

September 15, 2017 11:42 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday morning, several areas in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into and searched many homes, and clashed with local youngsters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Local media activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded […]

15 Sep
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children In Silwan, Invade Communities In Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Friday morning, the town of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two children. The soldiers also invaded many homes in the governorates of Jenin, Bethlehem and Ramallah. Media sources in Jerusalem said dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town from several directions, before […]

14 Sep
11:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Men in Tulkarem

September 14, 2017 11:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and fired many live rounds and gas bombs, before breaking into homes, and abducted two Palestinians. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded the city from several directions, before firing many live rounds and gas bombs. […]

14 Sep
10:34

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man After Assaulting Him And His Father Near Jerusalem

September 14, 2017 10:34 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, before breaking into a home, and assaulted a young man and his father, causing various cuts and bruises. Medical sources said that the soldiers assaulted Ata Lati, and his son Wisam, after storming their home […]

14 Sep
9:26

Army Invades Homes In Many Villages And Towns In Hebron, Confiscate Cash

September 14, 2017 9:26 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several villages and towns in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, broke into and searched homes, and illegally confiscated a large sum of cash from one home. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Jabal al-‘Arous area, in Yatta […]

14 Sep
6:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

September 14, 2017 6:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian man near Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and invaded two workshops. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee in Southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Abdullah Ed’eis, 49, after invading his home and violently […]

13 Sep
11:39

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Jerusalem

September 13, 2017 11:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Palestinians suffered, Wednesday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and Hizma town, northeast of the city, and fired gas bombs during ensuing clashes. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the two towns, and searched a few […]

13 Sep
10:44

Soldiers Confiscate A Truck, Force Farmers Out Of Their Lands, In Tubas

September 13, 2017 10:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers illegally confiscated, Wednesday, a Palestinian truck in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, and forced many villages out of their farmlands. The army also invaded many villages, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Tubas said […]

13 Sep
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

September 13, 2017 9:28 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched homes, and abducted a former political prisoner. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched a few homes, and abducted a former political […]

13 Sep
9:00

Army Injures A Palestinian, Abduct Him Along With Two Others, In Tubas

September 13, 2017 9:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the city of Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, and clashed with many youngsters, before shooting one, and abducted him along with two others. Medical sources in Tubas said the soldiers shot Laith Daraghma with a live […]

12 Sep
10:27

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In the West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during morning hours Tuesday, at least eight Palestinians, and injured several others, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, has reported that the soldiers […]

12 Sep
9:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin, Detain Several Others

September 12, 2017 9:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Tuesday, three Palestinians and briefly detained many others, after the army invaded several areas of the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Many army vehicles invaded Jenin refugee camp, broke into and searched several homes, causing property damage, before abducting Adham Mohammad Jabarin, 20, and Waseem […]

11 Sep
9:00

Report: Demolitions Continue as Settlement Activities Increase by 85% in 2017

Jamal al-Shobaki, Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Egypt and its permanent representative at the Arab League, said in a statement that the Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories has increased by 85% if compared to the same period in 2016. He indicated, according to Al Ray […]

11 Sep
12:48

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, at least fourteen Palestinians from their homes, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, identified as ’Akef […]

Issa Amro (image from Twitter)
11 Sep
1:06

Palestinian Authority Releases Human Rights Activist Issa Amro on Bail

Amidst a flurry of controversy following the arrest of Issa Amro for ‘causing strife’ with a Facebook post, the Palestinian Authority agreed Sunday to release the Hebron-based activist on bail. Amro is the head of the organization Youth Against Settlements, which has organized many protests against Israeli settlement expansion and […]

10 Sep
5:01

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Bethlehem

September 10, 2017 5:01 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several homes in the West Bank governorates of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and abducted four Palestinians. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians in various parts of the city. They have been identified as Ahmad Abu Thiab, Nasrallah Abu Thiab […]

10 Sep
12:01

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Hebron

September 10, 2017 12:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and several nearby towns, broke into and searched many homes and abducted one Palestinian. Media sources in Hebron said many soldiers invaded Beit Kahel town, west of the city, before breaking into and violently searching many homes, and abducted […]

10 Sep
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate Vehicles Near Tubas

September 10, 2017 11:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Sunday, at least three privately-owned Palestinian vehicles in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, southeast of Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers were heavily deployed in the area, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and confiscated at least three vehicles. Aref Daraghma, […]

10 Sep
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Surround A School That Was Previously Demolished In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian school in Job ath-Theeb village, east of Bethlehem in the occupied, to prepare for demolishing it, after it was reconstructed when the army demolished it on August 23rd. Hasan Brejiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall […]

10 Sep
7:46

Woman Injured After Israeli Colonists Assaulted Hurled Stones At Her Home In Hebron

An Palestinian woman was injured, on Saturday evening, after a number of extremist Israeli colonists hurled stones at her as she was sitting on her balcony, in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Medical sources said the woman, Hala Abu Rajab, 55, suffered […]

09 Sep
1:28

Israel Transfers Corpses Of Two Slain Palestinians Back To Their Families

The Israeli military transferred, Friday, the corpses of two Palestinians, who were shot dead by army fire last month, in Tulkarem and Bethlehem, back to their families. On Friday evening, the soldiers transferred the corpse of Qoteiba Zahran, 17, to the Palestinian side at military roadblock #104, west of Tulkarem […]

08 Sep
11:42

Hamas Declares Interest in Long-term Cease-fire Deal

Less than a week after senior Hama official Hassan Yousef’s release from Israeli prison, where he had been held for 22 months, he has expressed Hamas’ new interest in engaging in a long-term cease-fire. “Hamas is prepared to make a long-term cease-fire with the Israeli occupation, in return for it […]

08 Sep
2:06

Army Abducts A Father And His Son in Hebron, Two Children In Jerusalem, And A Man Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Friday, a Palestinian father and his son, in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, in addition to abducting two children in Jerusalem, and one man near Jenin. The army also summoned three Palestinians from Bethlehem for interrogation. Several army […]

07 Sep
9:07

PA Releases Radio Journalist Qawasmeh, Holds Amro

Palestinian security forces released the director of Hebron’s Manbar al-Hurriya radio station, Ayman Qawasmeh, on Wednesday, after he spent three days in detention for criticizing the Palestinian Authority (PA), and continued to hold prominent Palestinian activist Issa Amro, who declared a hunger strike on Tuesday, in detention for cricizing the […]

07 Sep
1:08

Army Abducts 23 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his child, in Jayyous town, northeast of Qalqilia, in addition to abducting a former political prisoner from Broqin town, southwest of Jenin, two men in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, and four in the central […]

07 Sep
11:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians, Injure Eleven, In Jerusalem

September 7, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until early morning hours, several Palestinian neighborhoods and suburbs in occupied East Jerusalem, violently searched many homes and abducted fourteen Palestinians. The army also injured at least eleven Palestinians in Abu Dis town, southeast of Jerusalem. Many soldiers invaded Bab Hotta neighborhood, in the Old City, […]

06 Sep
12:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 6, 2017 12:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, at-Tour village, and Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched and ransacked homes, and abducted five young Palestinian men. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Eesawiyya, said dozens of soldiers and security officers invaded homes […]

06 Sep
10:32

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Confiscate Car And Cash, Shut Down Blacksmith Workshop

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, seven Palestinians in Hebron and Qalqilia governorates, searched many homes and confiscated a large amount of cash from one home, in addition to shutting down a blacksmith’s workshop, and confiscating lathe machines and equipment. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of […]

06 Sep
7:26

War Crimes: B’Tselem Warns Netanyahu over Demolition of Palestinian Villages

Israeli rights group B’Tselem slammed the Israeli government’s plans to forcibly expel two Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, in a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying that such a move would constitute a “war crime.” The letter, made public on Monday, describes in detail how the […]

05 Sep
5:17

Activist Detained by Palestinian Security over Facebook Post

Farid al-Atrash, left, and Issa Amro at Ofer Prison in the occupied West Bank on March 26, 2017. (HRW) Palestinian security forces detained prominent human rights activist Issa Amro on Monday, a day after he posted comments on his Facebook criticizing Palestinian forces for arresting a journalist who also criticized […]

04 Sep
9:39

Israeli Colonists Place Tents, Mobile Homes, On Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

September 4, 2017 9:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Monday, privately-owned Palestinian lands in Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and installed mobile homes and a tent, in an area just a few meters away from a new under-construction colony. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who […]

04 Sep
1:49

Qaraqe’: “Salhi Was Left To Bleed To Death For Ninety Minutes”

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe stated that Raed Salhi, who on Sunday September 3, died at the Hadassah Israeli Medical Center in Jerusalem, from serious wounds suffered on August 9, 2017, was left to bleed to death for more than ninety minutes, when Israeli soldiers shot […]

04 Sep
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Wad […]

04 Sep
8:55

Soldiers Injure A Palestinian, Abduct Another Near Ramallah, And One In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounded one Palestinian with live fire, and abducted another. On Sunday at night, undercover Israeli soldiers abducted one Palestinian near Hebron. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps invaded Beit […]

04 Sep
7:22

P.A. Forces Detain Hebron Radio Director Days After Israel Stormed The Station And Shut It Down

September 4, 2017 7:22 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Internal Unrest, News Report, West Bank 0

Just days after Israeli soldiers invaded and shut down a Radio station in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, Palestinian security officers arrested Ayman al-Qawasmi, the executive head of the al-Hureyia Media Network, who strongly denounced the Palestinian Authority, President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, for failing […]

04 Sep
6:09

Israeli Soldiers Assault Nonviolent Protesters, Abduct One, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Sunday, dozens of Palestinians marching nonviolently against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a local volunteer with the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem). The residents […]

04 Sep
2:51

Israel Delivers Eviction Orders Against Six Homes In Jerusalem

The Israeli Authorities delivered, Sunday, eviction orders targeting homes of six Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and informing them that they have thirty days to evacuate. The Sheik Jarrah Local committee said that the orders were delivered on the third day of Al-Adha Muslim feast, […]

04 Sep
2:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

September 4, 2017 2:06 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man from Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after firing live rounds at his car. Rateb Jabour, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Hebron, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

03 Sep
2:35

Army Abducts A Palestinian Woman Near Ramallah

September 3, 2017 2:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a 60-year-old Palestinian woman at a military roadblock near Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The army claimed that the soldiers opened fire at the woman, after “suspecting that she intended to stab them.” The woman was not injured, but lost […]

02 Sep
3:15

Peace Now: “Official Status Granted to Hebron Settlers by the Civil Administration”

Published By peace Now on August 31st: The Israeli Army’s Spokesperson Unit announced that the Head of the Central Command, Major General Roni Numa, signed a military order establishing a municipal services administration for the Jewish settlers in Hebron. The order was signed following administrative work by the Military Advocate […]

02 Sep
3:05

Child Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Settler’s Car In Hebron

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a child was seriously injured after being rammed by a speeding car, driven by an Israeli colonist near Keryat Arba’ illegal colony, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources stated that the child, identified as Samira […]

02 Sep
2:52

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

September 2, 2017 2:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, wounding one child. The Popular Committee against the Wall said the soldiers used excessive force against the protesters, leading to clashes. […]

01 Sep
2:04

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 1, 2017 2:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli officers abducted, Friday, two Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, during searches of many homes, in what the army and police called “a campaign to locate and confiscate illegal weapons.” The police said it located three different types of weapons, in addition to ammunition, before arresting the two Palestinians. It […]

01 Sep
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man South Of Jenin

September 1, 2017 9:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Sanour village, southwest of Jenin, after stopping him at a military roadblock, south of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars, at the junction between Qabatia town and Msalya village, and interrogated many […]

01 Sep
1:33

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Man At A Roadblock Near Jenin

September 1, 2017 1:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian man after firing at his car, at a sudden military roadblock between Qabatia town and Msalya village, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers stopped the car of Samer Sameeh Abu Jalboush, […]

31 Aug
1:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Thursday, ten Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. It stated that the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Zohdi Abu Shousha, after invading his home in the al-Am’ari refugee camp […]

31 Aug
10:27

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Hebron

August 31, 2017 10:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the towns of Doura and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched homes and abducted four Palestinians. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, broke into and violently searched […]

31 Aug
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Siblings Near Jenin

August 31, 2017 10:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Marka, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted three siblings from their home. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted ‘Ala, Hamza and Yousef Hasan Abu Jalboush, after invading their […]

31 Aug
9:34

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Detains Several Others, Near Jenin

August 31, 2017 9:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

On Thursday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded Ya’bad town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a young Palestinian man. The soldiers also briefly detained, on Wednesday night, several Palestinians near Jenin. Several army jeeps invaded Ya’bad town, before deploying and surrounding many neighborhoods, and abducted […]

31 Aug
9:20

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Radio And TV Stations In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before storming into al-Hureyia radio and media network, in addition to the Nawras TV, violently searched them, causing excessive damage, and shut them down for six months. The army ordered the media network shut for six […]

31 Aug
6:11

Palestinian Folk Singer Jailed for Songs

Perhaps the Palestinian folk singer Mohammad Barghouti, 23, did not know that he was going to end up in an Israeli jail because of his popular folk songs. But, he did along with two others from his band. Israeli soldiers raided, early Wednesday, Barghouti’s home in the village of Kufr […]

30 Aug
11:38

Army Abducts Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted overnight and at dawn Wednesday, seventeen Palestinians, including a woman who is also a former political prisoner, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many […]

30 Aug
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Tulkarem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Tulkarem, Ramallah and Bethlehem, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted eight Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes […]

29 Aug
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted six Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Totanji, Ahmad […]

29 Aug
9:29

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Abduct One, In Nablus

August 29, 2017 9:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus while accompanying several buses of Israeli colonists, headed towards “Joseph Tomb” area, east of the city, and clashed with many Palestinians before wounding two and abducting one. Media sources in Nablus said the clashes lasted for […]

28 Aug
2:47

Calls for Israel’s Expulsion from ‘Blood Stained’ UK Arms Fair

By Tom Anderson: This September, the world’s largest arms fair will be held in London. The DSEI weapons exhibition will be hosting political and military delegations from around the world who will be shopping for drones, guns, missiles, tanks and ammunition from the thousands of arms companies who will be […]

28 Aug
1:22

Palestinian Family Wins High Court Ruling Evicting Colonist From Home In Hebron

August 28, 2017 1:22 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Hebron Reconstruction Committee managed to achieve an Israeli High Court ruling evicting Israeli colonists, illegally occupying “Abu Rajab” home, in the southern part of the West Bank, after the family proved its legal ownership of the property. The court also asked the prosecution to ensure the eviction of the […]

28 Aug
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched the properties and abducted ten Palestinians, including one child. In Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded homes in Ein al-Louza neighborhood, in Silwan town, and searched them before abducting two Palestinians, […]

28 Aug
6:27

Radical Israeli Terrorist Group Gaining Members in the West Bank

A source in the Israel Security Agency, Shin Bet, reported a new generation from the Revolt movement, a radical Jewish extremist group in the West Bank area, and its members, are concentrated in the Bladim settlement outpost, near Nablus. The “formal generation” of this organization was responsible for crimes against […]

27 Aug
11:49

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, nine Palestinians from various communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after breaking into their homes and violently searching them. The Jericho office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Abdullah Ahmad […]

27 Aug
9:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and two near Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, searched […]

25 Aug
10:27

Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

August 25, 2017 10:27 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and injured eleven Palestinians, including a child. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies […]

25 Aug
7:55

Report: Israel Demolishes 3 Schools Days before Start of 2017 School Year

Israeli forces destroyed three Palestinian schools for children in the occupied West Bank, just days before start of school year, Relief Web said on Wednesday. The facilities demolished include the only kindergarten for the Jabal Al Baba Bedouin community, which was destroyed in the early hours of 21 August, and […]

24 Aug
11:09

Israel Promotes Plans For Three New Colonies In Gush Etzion Bloc

Israel has recently stepped-up plans for building three new colonies in the Gush Etzion settlement block, south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, in direct coordination with the Gush Etzion Regional Council and the “Judean Hills Development Corporation.” Israeli daily Maariv has reported that the Judean Hills Development […]

24 Aug
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many homes in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin, violently searched them, and abducted at least seven Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in […]

23 Aug
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Stop A Truck, Uncover Large Weapons Cache

The Israeli army said it stopped, on Tuesday at night, a truck at a military roadblock, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and located a large weapons’ cache of M-16 rifles and magazines, hidden underneath trash and used construction materials. Israeli sources said the soldiers stopped a truck at a military […]

23 Aug
11:48

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 23, 2017 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted seven Palestinians, including an elderly man. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded a Palestinian home in Bab Hitta neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, abducted an elderly […]

23 Aug
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Close A Make-Shift School, Confiscate Mobile Rooms, Near Bethlehem

August 23, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Job al-Theeb village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated several mobile rooms, used as classrooms by the local school. Hasan Brejiyya, the representative of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the dozens […]

23 Aug
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Invade Mosque And Home In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-’Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, attacked a family of a detainee, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing clashes. The soldiers also invaded a home in Hebron city, and a mosque in Yatta […]

23 Aug
9:21

Army Abducts Several Palestinians, Including Father And Teenage Daughter, In Jerusalem

Update: The soldiers released Hiba al-Froukh, 15, and placed her father in solitary confinement, under interrogation, in al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in Jerusalem. The father, Mohammad al-Froukh, also received an order preventing him from meeting with his lawyer for two days. His daughter was released with any conditions or bail. Updated […]

20 Aug
1:45

Ofer Court Issues 14 Administrative Detention Orders

On Sunday, lawyer Ashraf Abu Sneina, of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported that the Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, has issued arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against fourteen detainees. Abu Sneina stated that the detention orders, some are new and some are renewals, vary […]

20 Aug
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, in the Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, and one Palestinian in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also invaded Jenin, Bethlehem and Hebron, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

20 Aug
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 20, 2017 11:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least ten Palestinians, more than half of them children, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked many homes. The Israeli army claimed that the arrested Palestinians “participated in hurling stones, fireworks and Molotov cocktails,” at […]