Category Archives: West Bank

18 Nov
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Halhoul

November 18, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, one Palestinian from his home in Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes in the town, especially homes owned by members of Karja family, and abducted Mohammad Nadi ‘Aqel. […]

18 Nov
4:30

Army Isolates Halhoul, North Of Hebron

November 18, 2017 4:30 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli military completely surrounded and isolated, on Friday evening, the town of Halhoul, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, as a collective punishment measure against the entire town, after a Palestinian boy attacked and mildly injured two colonist settlers, earlier in the day. The Palestinian has […]

18 Nov
4:07

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians Near Qalqilia

November 18, 2017 4:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, two young men, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Media sources said the soldiers fired gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at many young […]

18 Nov
3:44

Israeli Colonists Burn Palestinian Lands Near Nablus, Attack Villagers And Firefighters

November 18, 2017 3:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of extremist Israeli colonists burnt, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Burin village, southwest of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and attacked many villagers and firefighters. The Israeli assailants came from Yitzhar illegal colony, and nearby outposts, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands, and […]

17 Nov
2:10

Israeli Soldiers Invade Many Villages Near Jenin, Abduct One Palestinian

November 17, 2017 2:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, installed roadblocks and searched cars, and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Jihad Faisal Bazzour, 28, from Burqa town, west of Jenin, after stopping him at Barta’a military […]

17 Nov
2:02

Israel To Displace Entire Palestinian Communities Near Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to displace and remove dozens of Palestinian Bedouin families living in their communities around occupied East Jerusalem, after deeming their dwellings as “illegal,” to replace them with colonists. His decision was made after meeting with representatives of the so-called “Jerusalem Belt Forum,” which […]

17 Nov
9:52

Two Israelis, One Palestinian, Injured Near Bethlehem

Israeli sources have reported, on Friday morning, that a Palestinian allegedly rammed and injured two Israeli settlers with his car, at Efrat Junction and Gush Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and drove towards Israeli soldiers before they shot him, causing serious injuries. Update: The Palestinian […]

16 Nov
1:16

Israeli Courts Issue 24 Administrative Detention Orders

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli authorities have issued Administrative Detention orders against 24 Palestinian political prisoners, including one woman, since the beginning of this month, holding the detainees’ captive without charges or trial. The PPS stated that the female detainee, Bushra Tawil, from al-Biereh […]

16 Nov
11:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home, Hand Demolition Order Against Another, Near Ramallah

November 16, 2017 11:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Ni’lin, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, demolished one home, and handed a demolition order against another home. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers demolished the home of Mohammad Adel Awad, in the […]

16 Nov
10:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Nablus And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the northern West Bank governorates of Nablus and Jenin, and invaded Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, also in northern West Bank. The Nablus office of the PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded the Dahia […]

16 Nov
8:51

Iron Dome Employed in Gush Dan Settlement Bloc

Israeli forces  have  taken new security measures in preparation for any escalation in the situation with the Islamic Jihad movement. Israel is expecting that the group will avenge the bombing of a tunnel in Gaza, two weeks ago, in which 12 militants of Islamic Jihad and Hamas were killed, according […]

16 Nov
6:39

Israeli Soldiers Close Main Road Of Nabi Saleh Village, Abduct A Young Man Near Jenin

November 16, 2017 6:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Wednesday evening, the main road leading to Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, consequently blocking the road leading to many nearby communities. The soldiers also abducted a young Palestinian man, near Jenin. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded […]

15 Nov
11:19

Soldiers Invade Towns Near Jenin, Photograph Homes

November 15, 2017 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Fahma and ‘Ejja, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and photographed homes and streets. The soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the two towns, and photographed many homes and streets, before detaining a young man, identified […]

15 Nov
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City, and abducted fourteen Palestinians, including children, after violently searching their homes, and took them to several detention and interrogation facilities. The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cars, in their homes, […]

15 Nov
10:30

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Building In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, early on Wednesday morning, the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished an under-construction two-story building. Mohammad Abu Ryala, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said that the family received an order to halt the construction of their property in order […]

15 Nov
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Detonate A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 9:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Beit Surik, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, and detonated the family home of a Palestinian who was killed near Hadar Adar illegal Israeli colony, last September, after killing three Israeli security officers. Media sources in Jerusalem said the […]

15 Nov
8:36

More Palestinian Land to be Seized for Settlement Expansion

Israeli military authorities notified Palestinian farmers, on Tuesday, that they intend to expropriate plots of land near the village of Shofeh, to the southeast of Tulkarem. The farmers told WAFA that the Israeli military informed the Palestinian liaison office that, by doing so,  it intends to to open roads and […]

15 Nov
8:18

Israel To Demolish An Entire Neighborhood In Jerusalem

November 15, 2017 8:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli Authorities, including the City Council of occupied Jerusalem, have decided to demolish an entire Palestinian neighborhood in Kufur Aqab, northeast of Jerusalem, under the pretext of being built without a permit. The neighborhood is close to Qalandia terminal, and became isolated from the rest of occupied East Jerusalem […]

15 Nov
7:20

Army Injures A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

November 15, 2017 7:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and injured a young man with live fire. The soldiers invaded the town before stopping and searching a few Palestinians, and cars, leading to clashes with youngsters, who hurled stones at the military jeeps. […]

14 Nov
1:08

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted six Palestinians, identified as Ala Mohammad Abu Shanab, 22, […]

14 Nov
10:10

Another Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Own Store To Avoid High Fees

November 14, 2017 10:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian man from Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, demolished his own store, on Monday evening, to avoid excessively high fines and fees by the City Council. The Palestinian, Amin Al-Abbassi, said he had to self-demolish his building, after the City […]

14 Nov
3:35

Israeli Colonists Injure Two Palestinians Near Nablus

A group of Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Monday evening, at many Palestinian cars, wounding two residents after smashing the front shields of their cars, near Nablus, in northern West Bank. The colonists attacked the Palestinian cars near Huwwara military roadblock, south of Nablus. The attacks led to the injury […]

13 Nov
12:04

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Bethlehem, One Near Jenin

November 13, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and al-Walaja town, west of the city, in addition to another Palestinian from Arraba town, south west of Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the […]

13 Nov
11:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians, Including Three Children, In Hebron

November 13, 2017 11:31 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched many homes and abducted nine Palestinians, including three children. The soldiers invaded many homes in Hebron city, and conducted violent searches, before abducting three children, identified as Samer Hassanein Nahnoush, […]

13 Nov
10:10

Gabbay: No Settlement Will Be Evacuated

Israel will not evacuate any settlement in the occupied West Bank or Jerusalem, under any peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the leader of Israeli Labor Party Avi Gabbay stated, on Sunday. Ma’ariv paper quoted Gabbay as saying that it is impossible to evacuate 100 thousand settlers under […]

12 Nov
12:22

Palestinian Demolishes His Home To Avoid Excessive Fines

November 12, 2017 12:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian man demolished, on Saturday evening, his own home in al-Bustan neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, to avoid more excessive fines and costs, after the City Council issued a demolition order targeting his property. The Palestinian, Abdul-Moghni Dweik, said the Jerusalem City […]

12 Nov
11:51

Army Invades Hebron, Nearby Towns, In Southern West Bank

November 12, 2017 11:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Sunday, several neighborhoods in Hebron city, and nearby towns, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and violently searched many homes. Media sources said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in Hebron city, briefly closed several roads, and harassed many Palestinians. They added […]

12 Nov
11:33

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Bethlehem

November 12, 2017 11:33 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and fired several live rounds, gas bombs and concussion, causing many children to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Taiseer Abu Mfarreh, the head of Teqoua’ Local Council, said the soldiers harassed several children, […]

12 Nov
10:54

Including Five Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

November 12, 2017 10:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from in occupied East Jerusalem, including five children, between the ages of 12 and 15, who were taken prisoner in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and in the Old City. Media sources said dozens of soldiers […]

12 Nov
9:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Towns Near Jenin And Summon Four Young Men For Interrogation

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians from the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, after the army invaded and searched many homes. The soldiers also invaded homes near Jenin, in northern West Bank, and summoned four Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded and […]

10 Nov
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. This week’s protest also commemorates the thirteenth anniversary of the death of late President Yasser Arafat. Abdullah Abu […]

10 Nov
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Nonviolent Procession In Hebron

November 10, 2017 10:04 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in Qalqas village, east of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Many Palestinians, and international peace activists, marched carrying Palestinian flags and posters demanding Israel to reopen the main village road, which was blockaded by the army seventeen years […]

10 Nov
8:28

Clashes between Palestinian Youth and Israeli Forces in Kafr Qaddum

Israeli forces suppressed the weekly march in the village of Kafr Qaddum, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqilia, on Friday, firing rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian protesters. Coordinator of the village’s popular resistance, Murad Shteiwi, told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets at […]

10 Nov
8:22

Anniversary of Yasser Arafat’s Death Commemorated in West Bank

Thousands of Palestinians, yesterday, held rallies in the West Bank city of Ramallah to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the death of iconic Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Thousands of Palestinians joined a rally, organized by Fateh and other Palestinian factions, to mark this anniversary, carrying portraits of Arafat, waiving Palestinian flags […]

10 Nov
1:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Man Near Jenin

November 10, 2017 1:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday before noon, a young Palestinian man, after stopping him at a sudden military roadblock near Ya’bad town, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The abducted Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Khalil Kamil, from Qabatia town, southwest of Jenin. […]

10 Nov
11:55

Israel Plans To Double The Number Of Colonists In The Jordan Valley

The Israeli government is preparing a plan to double the number of Israeli colonists in the Jordan Valley of the occupied West bank. The new plan was presented by Israeli “Housing Minister” Yoav Galant, who previously served as the Commander of the Southern Command in the Israel army, and aims […]

10 Nov
11:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin

November 10, 2017 11:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted three young Palestinian men. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Khaled Abdullah Abu Bakr, 21, and Mahmoud Bassam Hamarsha, […]

09 Nov
9:59

Army Injures A Child, Abducts A Young Man, Near Ramallah

November 9, 2017 9:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot and injured one child and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at many youngsters, who protested the […]

09 Nov
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Hebron Schools From Commemorating Late President Arafat

November 9, 2017 11:17 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded many, Thursday, schools in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and prevented students and staffers from entering them, in an attempt to stop planned commemorations of late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Aref Jaber, a local human rights […]

09 Nov
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a young woman and her brother, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources have reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Hizma town, northeast of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted […]

09 Nov
6:36

Israel To Build 240 New Colonialist Units In East Jerusalem

The Jerusalem City Council has decided, Wednesday, to issue construction permits for 240 new units, in illegal colonies in occupied East Jerusalem. Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem City Council Meir Turgeman, said that the city approved the construction of 150 units in Ramat Shlomo, north of East Jerusalem. The colony is […]

09 Nov
1:59

Israeli Soldiers To Detonate Family Home Of Slain Palestinian Who Killed Three Soldiers

November 9, 2017 1:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities decided to detonate the home of a Palestinian who was killed, after shooting to death three Israeli soldiers, nearly two months ago, at the entrance of Har Adar illegal Israeli colony, which is built on illegally seized from the Palestinian village of Beit Surik, northwest of occupied […]

08 Nov
11:27

Several Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

November 8, 2017 11:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired gas bombs at many local youngsters, who hurled stones at the invading army jeeps, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Local sources said the soldiers […]

08 Nov
11:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and early morning hours Wednesday, eleven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated cash from a home in Bethlehem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of Ramallah governorate, in central West […]

08 Nov
11:02

Israeli Colonist Rams Child With His Car Near Salfit

An Israeli colonist rammed, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian child with his car, near Salfit in central West Bank, and fled the scene. Medical sources said the child, identified as Yamen Mustafa Soufi, 8, from Hares village, suffered moderate but stable wounds, and was moved to an Israeli hospital. The […]

08 Nov
8:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

November 8, 2017 8:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and took him to an interrogation center. The Palestinian was stopped by soldiers, heavily deployed in the area, before he was cuffed and taken to an interrogation center. His name […]

08 Nov
10:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

November 8, 2017 10:42 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, two young Palestinian men in Hebron city, and Ethna nearby town, in addition to invading Bani Neim and Deir Samit towns. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of Hebron, searched homes, and abducted Hazem Jibreen […]

08 Nov
8:41

Netanyahu to Build Bypass Roads for Protecting Illegal West Bank Settlers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to support a plan to build new bypass roads and deploy new measures to “strengthen protection” for Israeli settlers in the West Bank, at 200 million New Israeli shekels (NIS). This came after arguments in the Knesset’s Finance Committee meeting, in the presence […]

07 Nov
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two young Palestinian men, including a patient from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and one in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem. On Tuesday evening, the soldiers, stationed at the Gush Etzion Junction, stopped and searched dozens […]

07 Nov
9:31

Israeli Colonists Destroy Sections Of Irrigation Line In Northern Plains

A group of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Monday, a Palestinian irrigation pipeline, in Ein as-Sakout area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and stole approximately 400 meters of it. The colonists attack the irrigation line at noon, in the area located close to the Jordan River, and stole approximately 400 […]

07 Nov
9:07

Soldiers Take ‘Selfie’ with Injured Palestinian Detainees

Two Palestinian prisoners, including one teenager, gave testimonies to the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, detailing the abuse and harassment they faced at the hands of Israeli forces during their arrests. The committee released a statement on Monday saying that Israeli forces raided the home of brothers Tariq Baajeh, 26, […]

06 Nov
4:07

Army Invades A School In Jerusalem, Abduct Principal And Three Teachers

November 6, 2017 4:07 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, a Palestinian school in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem, abducted the principal along with three female teachers, and shut the school down. The Union of Parents Committees in East Jerusalem Schools said many soldiers invaded Zahwat al-Quds School, in Beit Hanina, causing anxiety attacks […]

06 Nov
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-One Palestinians

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, earlier Monday, at least twenty-one Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes in the West Bank, and one of them was taken prisoners at the Erez Terminal, in northern Gaza. The Bethlehem […]

06 Nov
7:49

Position Paper: Unleashing Media Freedoms Should be Priority in Reconciliation Table Agenda

In light of the Palestinian reconciliation, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) preferably focused on media freedoms through organizing a panel discussion titled as, “The Future of Media Freedoms in light of National Reconciliation”. The panel discussion was attended by experts, decision-makers, journalists, politicians, civil society representatives, academics and […]

05 Nov
3:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock, near Mabo Dothan colony, which was illegally built on Palestinian lands in Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Israeli army claimed that the man “carried a knife,” and that the soldiers believe […]

05 Nov
11:25

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem, Injures Several Others

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a child, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured several others, in addition to abducting one child in Shu’fat refugee camp, north of Jerusalem. Media sources in Beit Ummar said many army […]

05 Nov
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Detain Schoolteachers, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Sunday morning, seven Palestinians, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, confiscated money, and detained many schoolteachers. The soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in Jenin, in northern West Bank, before violently searching them, and illegally confiscated thousands of Shekels. Furthermore, […]

04 Nov
11:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem, Invade Jenin And Nearby Towns

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian man from the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after stopping him at a military roadblock near Bethlehem city, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and invaded many villages and towns near Jenin. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that […]

04 Nov
11:09

Army Attacks The Weekly Protest In Nil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The procession started in the afternoon hours, when many locals, and the peace activists, marched towards the Annexation […]

04 Nov
10:22

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

03 Nov
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in Jenin and Bethlehem governorates, in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes, and a coffeeshop, and abducted four Palestinians, in addition to wounding many others. Many army jeeps invaded Qabatia town, southwest of Jenin, in northern West Bank, before […]

02 Nov
10:36

Soldiers Abduct Four Young Men In Tubas

November 2, 2017 10:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Tubas city, in northeastern West Bank, broke into and searched several homes and abducted four young men. Media sources in Tubas said the soldiers violently searched homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, while inspecting their ID cards. The sources added that the soldiers abducted Hilal […]

02 Nov
10:19

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Hebron, Two Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted eight young men, in addition to two children, who were abducted from their homes in the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem. Several army jeeps […]

02 Nov
9:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

November 2, 2017 9:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Wednesday at night, Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted one Palestinian from his home. The soldiers invaded and searched the family home of a young man, identified as Ahmad Abu ar-Rob, and abducted him, before taking him to […]

02 Nov
8:29

Soldiers Invade Many Homes, Stores, Abduct One Palestinian And Injure Six Children In Shu’fat

November 2, 2017 8:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, many Palestinian homes and stores in Ras Shehada Area, adjacent to Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, search them and abducted a Palestinian after destroying his furniture, in addition to wounding six children. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers stormed and ransacked […]

01 Nov
10:40

Hunger Striking Detainee Moved Into Solitary Confinement

November 1, 2017 10:40 AM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

A lawyer working for the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority in Asqalan, has transferred a hunger striking Palestinian detainee from its facility to the solitary confinement section of Ohali Kidar prison. Lawyer Khaled Mahajna said the detainee, Bilal Thiab, 32, went on hunger strike […]

01 Nov
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia, Tulkarem And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, at dawn Wednesday, Qabatia town, south of Jenin, in addition to Qalqilia, Tulkarem and Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted eight Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. The Jenin office of the PPS said many army jeeps invaded […]

01 Nov
9:19

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Injures One, In Bethlehem

November 1, 2017 9:19 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, abducted five young men and injured one. The soldiers invaded several alleys in the refugee camp, and fired many live rounds and gas bombs at local youths, who hurled […]

01 Nov
8:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus

November 1, 2017 8:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shot two young Palestinian men, after the army fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at local youngsters, who hurled stones at their jeeps. Media sources said the soldiers accompanied dozens of colonists, […]

31 Oct
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Four Sheds, Car Repair Facility, Near Jenin

October 31, 2017 10:56 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

On Tuesday, several Israeli army jeeps, and bulldozers, invaded Barta’a town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and demolished four sheds, and a car repair facility, allegedly for being built out of the town’s zoning area. Media sources in Jenin said the demolished the sheds are owned […]

31 Oct
8:34

Army Kills A Palestinian, Injures His Sister, Near Ramallah

October 31, 2017 8:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Tuesday, a Palestinian man from Deir Ballout town, in Salfit governorate, and injured his sister, after the soldiers fired live rounds at his car, near a military roadblock, close to Halamish illegal colony, northwest of Ramallah. The man, identified as Mohammad Abdullah Mousa, 25, and […]

31 Oct
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Bethlehem

October 31, 2017 7:58 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Khader town, south of the northern West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted two children. Mohammad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said dozens of soldiers invaded the Old City, especially around the schools’ area, and […]

31 Oct
10:58

Army Invades Homes Near Hebron, Installs Roadblocks

October 31, 2017 10:58 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of soldiers invaded, Tuesday, many Palestinian homes in Ethna and Beit Ummar towns, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and installed roadblocks on main roads leading to several villages and towns. Many army vehicles invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, before the soldiers initiated violent searches […]

31 Oct
10:16

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 31, 2017 10:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Tuesday, eleven Palestinians, including a woman, in many parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers in the city. Dozens of soldiers, accompanied by many undercover officers, invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, abducted three young […]

31 Oct
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Young Men, Shoot Three Others, In Qalandia

October 31, 2017 12:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of undercover Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, abducted three young Palestinian men, while regular soldiers injured three others with rubber-coated steel bullets. Media sources in the refugee camp said the undercover officers infiltrated into it while driving cars […]

30 Oct
12:56

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinians Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, twenty-three Palestinians, including one woman, after invading and violently searching their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS office in Tulkarem governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted nine […]

30 Oct
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Tulkarem

October 30, 2017 11:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and Nur Shams refugee camp, east of the city, searched many homes and abducted six Palestinians. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Mahfouth Nathmi Abu Aisha, Mo’tasem Jamil al-Mohr, 23, Mo’men Moayyad Da’ma, 24, […]

30 Oct
11:25

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Monday morning, many Palestinian homes in Jerusalem, and Zawiya village, west of Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded homes in al-Fakhouri neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the Old […]

30 Oct
10:59

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On Palestinian Farmers Near Hebron

Several extremist Israeli colonists opened fire, on Monday morning, at many Palestinians picking their olive orchards, in Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, a nonviolent activist against Israeli colonies in Hebron, said the colonists came from Ma’on illegal colony, […]

30 Oct
9:41

Soldiers Injure A Palestinian, Abduct Two Others, in Jenin

October 30, 2017 9:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers and undercover offices invaded, earlier Monday, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and Jenin refugee camp, shot and injured a Palestinian driver, and abducted two young men from their homes. The head of the Emergency Department of the Red Crescent in Jenin, Mahmoud Sa’adi, said the undercover […]

29 Oct
12:06

Illegal Colonists Again Harvest Palestinian Olive Orchards, Steal Produce

In yet another attack, one of the numerous invasions and violations, a group of extremist Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian olive orchards owned by villagers of Jeet, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and harvested dozens of trees, stole the produce, and sprayed many trees with toxins. […]

29 Oct
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children, Injure A Man, In Hebron

October 29, 2017 9:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several neighborhoods in Hebron’s Old City, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, abducted two children, and repeatedly assaulted a man after briefly detaining him. The soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, before […]

29 Oct
8:37

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Bethlehem, Jerusalem And Jenin

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and Sunday at dawn, six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Jenin, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Bethlehem office of the PPS has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the […]

28 Oct
1:44

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Palestinian Woman, International Activist, In Nablus

October 28, 2017 1:44 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Palestinian olive orchards in the Sawiya village, close to an illegal Israeli colony, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked a woman and an international peace activist, harvesting olive trees. The soldiers attacked a woman, identified as Rana al-Barq, and an international […]

28 Oct
12:52

Army Abducts Two Siblings Near Jenin

October 28, 2017 12:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Ya’bad town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted two siblings from their homes. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian  from Qabatia. The soldiers invaded the town, before breaking into the homes of Yassin Bassam Hamarsha, and his brother […]

28 Oct
11:28

Israeli Colonists Steal Produce Of Palestinian Olive Trees Near Nablus

October 28, 2017 11:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli colonists invaded, on Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian olive orchard, owned by a villager from ‘Awarta, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and harvested many trees before steeling the produce. The colonists invaded a Palestinian olive orchard, located near the main entrance of Itamar colony, which […]

28 Oct
9:10

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Home In Hebron

A number of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday at night, a Palestinian home in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the colonists hurled stones and concussion grenades at the home, while Israeli soldiers, extensively deployed in the area, did […]

28 Oct
3:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians From Jenin

October 28, 2017 3:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers abducted, on Friday evening, four Palestinians from Ya’bad town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin; two were abducted from their homes, and two others were taken prisoner from their work in Jerusalem. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and searched the […]

27 Oct
4:00

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the village of Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly procession that was held by locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur […]

27 Oct
11:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In West Bank, Invade Lands And Fire At Fishermen, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, several homes in different areas, in the occupied West Bank, and searched them before abducting five Palestinians. In Gaza, the soldiers carried out a limited invasion into farmlands, and opened fire at fishing boats. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

27 Oct
5:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man Near Ramallah, Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a young man near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after opening fire at his car, and a child in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at a man, driving near the entrance of Ni’lin village, west […]

26 Oct
12:28

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office if Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Yousef Ezzat Shakarna, Mo’in Ibrahim Hamamra, Ahmad Mohammad Khaliliyya and Samer Mohammad Abbas. […]

26 Oct
12:08

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike Protesting Their Illegal Administrative Detention

October 26, 2017 12:08 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that two detainees, illegally held by Israel under arbitrary detention orders, without charges, are ongoing with hunger strikes their separately started on October 11, and October 18. The PPS stated that detainee Hasan Shouka, 29, from Bethlehem, started a hunger strike on […]

26 Oct
11:25

Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home Near Nablus

October 26, 2017 11:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday morning, the village of Khirbit Yanoun, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished one home, during training. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers demolished the home of Adwan Bani Jaber, in the ad-Dowwa area, where the army has […]

26 Oct
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

October 26, 2017 10:25 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several homes in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, and Hebron, in southern West Bank, and abducted two Palestinians. In Jenin, several army jeeps invaded Qabatia town, south of the city, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Yousef Ezzat […]

26 Oct
6:57

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Jenin, Colonists Attack Homes In Hebron

October 26, 2017 6:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians from the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, while a group of colonists hurled stones at homes, and soldiers invaded and searched stores, in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted two […]

25 Oct
1:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Man And His Son Near Hebron

October 25, 2017 1:59 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian man and his son, after invading their home in Bani Neim town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after locating ammunition for M-16 rifle. The soldiers searched the home and said they located a box containing magazines for an M-16 rifle, […]

25 Oct
12:06

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Wahid Hamdi Abu Mariya, […]

25 Oct
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Install Barbed Wires, Hand Demolition Order Against Home In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, installed barbed wires along the Annexation Wall, built on the villagers’ lands, and handed a demolition order targeting one home. Ibrahim Awad, a local activist in al-Walaja, said the soldiers installed barbed wires along the […]

25 Oct
11:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man from Tulkarem refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and installed a roadblock on a main junction, before searching many cars, and interrogated dozens of young men. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said […]