Category Archives: West Bank

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 […]

24 Oct
1:02

PPS: “Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, at dawn Tuesday, sixteen Palestinians from their homes, after the soldiers broke into them and violently searched them, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the […]

24 Oct
11:19

Israeli Colonists Flood Dozens Of Palestinian Olive Trees With Sewage

October 24, 2017 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli colonists flooded, Tuesday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees with sewage water, in Deir al-Hatab town, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Coordinator of the Israeli Rabbis for Human Rights organization in the occupied West Bank, Zakaria al-Sidda, said the colonists flooded the olive orchards near Elon […]

24 Oct
9:53

Army Abducts One Palestinian In Hebron

October 24, 2017 9:53 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Beit ‘Awwa town, southwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched many homes and abducted a young man, in addition to confiscating a large sum of cash. Media sources in the town said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Yasser Masalma, after invading […]

24 Oct
9:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jenin

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and five others in Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said that the soldiers […]

24 Oct
8:21

Palestinian Taken Into Custody When Facebok Translated ‘Good Morning’ To ‘Attack Them’

October 24, 2017 8:21 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israel police detained a Palestinian worker last week after Facebook automatic translated ‘good morning’ to ‘attack them.’ Last week, the man posted on his Facebook page a picture from the construction site where he works, in the illegal Israeli settlement of Beitar Ilit, occupied West Bank, near Jerusalem. In […]

23 Oct
10:50

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jenin, Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and Jenin refugee camp, searched homes and abducted four young men, including a former political prisoner. Israeli navy ships opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

23 Oct
10:11

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 43 Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 23, 2017 10:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least forty-three Palestinians, more than half of them are children, after the army invaded dozens of homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and violently searched them, while a military helicopter flew overhead. Raed Abu Mayyala, a member of the […]

23 Oct
9:04

Ferwana: “Israel Issued 3086 Administrative Detention Orders Since October 1, 2015”

The head of the Studies and Documentation Department at the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, former political prisoner, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that Israel has issued around 3086 arbitrary Administrative detention orders, since October 1, 2015, holding hundreds of detainees captive without charges or trial. Ferwana stated that 1285 (%42) of these orders […]

22 Oct
11:33

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinian  teenagers. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and searched homes. The added that the soldiers abducted Hussein Khaled al-Badan, 17, […]

22 Oct
10:56

Israeli Colonists Invade Al-Ein Al-Jadeeda Area In Hebron, Prepare For New Outpost

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Saturday at night, the al-Ein al-Jadeeda area, south of Tal Romedia, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, while carrying wooden boards and some construction tools, in preparation for establishing a new illegal outpost. The Youth Coalition against Settlements in Hebron said the attack […]

22 Oct
10:36

Israeli Colonists Harvest Palestinian Olive Orchards, Steel Produce

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards, in al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, and Burin village, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, before harvesting the trees and stealing the procedure. The colonists, from Adi Ad illegal colony, invaded Palestinian orchards in the al-Mughayyir village, […]

22 Oct
9:17

Israeli Police Detains 67 Palestinian Workers

October 22, 2017 9:17 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli police in the Negev detained, on Sunday at dawn, 67 Palestinian workers, including 40 minors, for what the police said entering and working the country without permits, and confiscated four cars for workers in Shakiv illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands in Beit Awwa town, in the southern […]

21 Oct
11:34

Army Invades Homes Near Jenin

October 21, 2017 11:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Saturday, the village of Raba, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and searched several homes. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the village from several directions, before breaking into homes and violently searching them, while interrogating the Palestinians. Owners […]

21 Oct
6:38

Japan Funds Construction of West Bank Schools

Japan’s Representative Office to Palestine, Thursday, signed two grants to fund the construction of additional classrooms in two secondary schools in the Jenin-district village of Kufr Dan and Nablus-district village of Farkha. Japan’s ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative to Palestine Takeshi Okubo and a representative of Kufr Dan municipality […]

21 Oct
3:28

Israeli Soldiers Release Two Teens After Holding Them For Several Hours

October 21, 2017 3:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Palestinian agricultural lands, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and detained two teenagers for several hours. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Palestinian lands in Zabbouba village, and abducted Suleiman Jamal Jaradat, 16, and Ahmad Hamdan Shar’a, 16; both from […]

21 Oct
3:20

Army Injures A Palestinian Child In Hebron

October 21, 2017 3:20 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs s and concussion grenades, wounding one child with a live round in his leg. Medical sources in Hebron said the child, Odai Ibrahim […]

21 Oct
2:34

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

October 21, 2017 2:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. Many […]

20 Oct
12:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, many Palestinians areas in several parts of the occupied West Bank, before breaking into homes and violently searching them, and abducted at least ten Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the […]

19 Oct
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Nablus and Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Ramallah an al-Biereh governorate, abducted Mohammad […]

19 Oct
10:49

Health Minister Denounces Israeli Invasion Into Qalqilia Hospital

October 19, 2017 10:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Health Minister, Dr. Jawad Awwad, issued a statement denouncing the Thursday morning Israeli military invasion, and the firing of gas bombs, in the yards of Darwish Nazzal hospital, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The statement came after the soldiers invaded the yards of the hospital, and fired […]

19 Oct
10:14

PPP: “Israeli Invasions And Closures Of Media Outlets Are State-Sponsored Terrorism”

The leftist Palestinian People’s Party (PPP) issued a statement, Wednesday, strongly denouncing the Israeli military invasions into various Palestinian media outlets, violent searches and the orders to shut them down, and described them as “state-sponsored terrorism.” In its statement, the PPP said that the outrageous and violent invasions into the […]

19 Oct
9:49

Army Invades Homes, Confiscates A Car, In Bethlehem

October 19, 2017 9:49 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and confiscated a car owned by a wife of a political prisoner. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers confiscated a car owned by the wife of […]

19 Oct
8:15

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

October 19, 2017 8:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at homes, and several youngsters, who hurled stones at the advancing army jeeps, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. […]

19 Oct
7:03

Adalah Holds 12th Annual Law Students Camp: The Nakba and the Law (VIDEO)

60 Palestinian students from West Bank, East J’lem, Golan Heights, and citizens of Israel participated; one student: ‘I hadn’t considered a career in human rights, but the camp changed my mind.’ Sixty Palestinian and Arab students from the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, and citizens of Israel participated […]

19 Oct
6:34

Pitfalls of the Fateh-Hamas Reconciliation

by Khalil Shaheen on October 18, 2017 The Fateh-Hamas reconciliation announced on October 12 may sound like a breakthrough, but many questions remain. Of course any progress bridging the two sides is a welcome development for people in Gaza, who have suffered since 2007 from Israel’s cruel blockade and, more recently, from the […]

19 Oct
6:22

Over 2,000 Settlement Housing Units Advanced in One Week

A bulldozer is seen next to a new housing construction site in the Israeli settlement of Har Homa (background) in east Jerusalem on March 19, 2014 (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli, File) The Israeli Civil Administration’s High Planning Committee convened, on Tuesday and Thursday, and advanced plans for 2,615 housing units in illegal […]

18 Oct
10:46

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jenin

October 18, 2017 10:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Jaba’, Qabatia, and Zababda, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted seven Palestinians. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Lutfi Taher Malaysha, 28, Khattab Mohammad Ghannam, […]

18 Oct
9:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 18, 2017 9:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian homes, in the al-Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, searched them and abducted at least six Palestinians before moving them to a number of detention and interrogation centers in the city. The abducted Palestinians have been identified […]

18 Oct
8:45

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Tulkarem

October 18, 2017 8:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, and abducted five Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said a large military force invaded Tulkarem refugee camp, and abducted Abdul-Nasser Tweir. It added that the soldiers […]

18 Oct
8:36

Israel Releases Lawyer Shireen al-Issawi After Holding Her Captive For 43 Months

October 18, 2017 8:36 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities released, on Tuesday evening, lawyer Shirin al-‘Issawi, from the al-Isawiya town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after holding her captive for 43 months. Al-‘Issawi was repeatedly abducted and imprisoned by Israel, including three times when her brother, Samer al-Issawi held a hunger strike for nine consecutive months, […]

18 Oct
8:15

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Media Outlets In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers, and secret security officers, invaded eight media outlets, on Wednesday at dawn, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and shut them down under direct military orders, in addition to confiscating equipment. Some of the invaded agencies are Ramsat, Trans Media and Pal Media, which the military […]

18 Oct
7:53

P. A Denounces Israel’s New Colonialist Plans

The Palestinian National Authority denounced, Tuesday, the latest Israeli decision to build 300 new units in Beit El illegal colony, north of Ramallah, and 31 units in the heart of Hebron city, in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian President’s Spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said all of Israel’s colonies are illegal […]

17 Oct
2:29

Soldiers Abduct Four Farmers, Confiscate A Car, In Tubas

October 17, 2017 2:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, four Palestinian farmers, and illegally confiscate a car that was transporting them, in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The soldiers stopped a car transporting farmers to their lands, south of Tubas, abducted four of them, and illegally confiscated the car. […]

17 Oct
11:57

Army Injures Many School Children In Jerusalem

October 17, 2017 11:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers injured, throughout the day Monday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, in the village. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), quoted Abu al-Hummus stating that the soldiers invaded the Schools Street, in […]

17 Oct
11:26

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn, Tuesday, many homes in various communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted eighteen Palestinians. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many […]

17 Oct
11:21

Army Demolishes Two Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem

October 17, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

On Tuesday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers, police officers and personnel of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, demolished two homes, postponed the demolition of a third home in al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of the city. The soldiers invaded […]

17 Oct
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Doura and Beit Ummar towns, […]

17 Oct
6:52

Settlers Steal Olives from West Bank Lands

On Monday, at dawn, Israeli settlers robbed olives from Al-Janiya town, west of Ramallah, and al-Sawiya town, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Douglass, a Palestinian official in charge of settlement activity in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said that residents of Beit Ra’anan […]

17 Oct
2:42

Israel Approves 31 Colonialist Units In Hebron City

The Israeli “Civil Administration Office,” run by the army in the occupied West Bank, has approved the construction of 31 colonialist units, for Jewish settlers, in the old Central Bus Station, in the Shuhada Street, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The approval is the largest construction plan […]

17 Oct
2:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child In Hebron

October 17, 2017 2:08 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child, who was playing with several other children, in the at-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers invaded the area, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets at a group of children there, […]

16 Oct
11:12

Detained Jerusalem Teen Released After Being Tortured

October 16, 2017 11:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli police released, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian teenager from the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after he was interrogated and tortured, under suspicion of throwing Molotov cocktails and stones at army jeeps. The Palestinian, Mohammad Abdul-Raouf Mahmoud, 18, told the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) […]

16 Oct
10:21

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Serve Demolition Orders Targeting Five Homes, In Jerusalem

October 16, 2017 10:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers carried out, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, frequent invasions into the al-‘Isawiya Hizma towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted three young Palestinian men, in addition to attacking a father and his daughter. The soldiers also invaded al-‘Ezariyya town, and delivered demolition orders against five homes. Media […]

16 Oct
9:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jenin, Invade Farmlands In Gaza

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted three Palestinians, including two siblings. Many army vehicles also invaded Palestinian farmlands in northern Gaza. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes, causing damage, and interrogated many […]

16 Oct
7:58

Many Palestinians Suffer The Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Jenin

October 16, 2017 7:58 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired dozens of gas bombs, causing scores of residents to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the village, which  is surrounded by the […]

15 Oct
12:24

Updated – PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, in various parts of the occupied West Bank. One child was also abducted in Jerusalem. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said […]

15 Oct
11:29

Army Abducts A Child In Jerusalem

October 15, 2017 11:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, a Palestinian child, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted the child near the Rashidiyya School, close to the Sahera Gate (Herod’s Gate). It added that the soldiers cuffed the child, […]

15 Oct
8:16

Soldiers Injure One Palestinian, In Bethlehem

October 15, 2017 8:16 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with many youngsters, before injuring one Palestinian, and abducted another from his home. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds, gas bombs and concussion grenades, […]

15 Oct
7:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Farmers, Confiscate Agricultural Machines, Near Tubas

October 15, 2017 7:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday afternoon, three Palestinian farmers, and confiscated agricultural machines from them and others, ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The soldiers stopped the farmers, while heading to their lands, and abducted three of them. The soldiers also illegally confiscated several agricultural machines from […]

15 Oct
5:22

11 Palestinians Abducted from West Bank

October 15, 2017 5:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli occupation forces abducted, on Saturday night, 11 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, including one boy. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) reported the abductions following raids of different Palestinian areas across the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. According to the PPS, Israeli occupation forces which raided […]

14 Oct
12:46

Israeli Army Jeep Rams A Palestinian Near Qalqilia

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday evening, that a Palestinian man was injured after an Israeli military jeep rammed his tractor as he was crossing an agricultural road, causing moderate wounds. Eyewitnesses said the speeding army jeep struck the tractor, throwing the man, identified as Saber Hannoun, out of his […]

14 Oct
12:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From Hebron

October 14, 2017 12:34 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a young Palestinian man, from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and threatened to confiscate mosque speakers, south of Hebron. The soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, stopped and searched dozens of […]

13 Oct
9:10

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest 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. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded the village, and attacked the marchers, shortly after […]

12 Oct
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Close Roadblock Near Jerusalem, Detain Passengers Of Three Buses

October 12, 2017 9:38 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Thursday evening, Beit Iksa military roadblock, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, stopped and searched many vehicles, and detained passengers in three buses, mainly women, for several hours. The soldiers, stationed at the permanent military roadblock, on the main entrance of Beit Iksa village, decided to close […]

12 Oct
7:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night, a Palestinian child in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, after several colonists attacked homes and stores – the child was released and after his family was forced to pay a fine, and was placed under house arrest. […]

11 Oct
7:38

12,000 New Settlement Units Approved by Israel in 2017

The Israeli occupation government has approved a series of settlement plans, including  12,000 new settlement units in 2017, four times the number in 2016, Haaretz reported on Wednesday. The newspaper said, according to the PNN, that the settlement units would be located throughout the West Bank, including Hebron, the Migron […]

11 Oct
11:15

Israeli-led “Women’s Peace March” Criticized as Normalization

A two-week march led by Israeli women calling for peace culminated in a rally in Jerusalem Sunday, although the march was largely boycotted by Palestinians who called it a part of the‘normalization’ of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. The organizers of the march called for a return to the […]

11 Oct
10:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tulkarem, Injure One In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Shweika area and Bal’a town, north of the northern West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers also injured one Palestinian east of Nablus. The soldiers invaded homes in Shweika area, and abducted Anas Ibrahim Nayfa, 26, after […]

11 Oct
9:45

Army Invades Homes In Bethlehem

October 11, 2017 9:45 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many homes in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, photographed homes and threatened further collective punishment. The soldiers invaded al-‘Obeydiyya town, east of Bethlehem, before breaking into and searching two homes, belonging to ‘Ayed Rabay’a and Eid Rabay’a. In addition, the soldiers invaded […]

11 Oct
4:43

Israeli Colonists Cause Damage To Twelve Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Tuesday evening, at many Palestinian cars, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage to twelve cars. Media sources in Nablus said the colonists simultaneously hurled stones at Palestinian cars, driving on Yitzhar road, in addition to the main Huwwara road […]

11 Oct
3:30

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians South Of Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and clashed with many Palestinians, causing scores of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in southern […]

10 Oct
11:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a child, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also invaded Palestinian lands, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza. Media sources in occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, in the […]

10 Oct
9:42

Soldiers Abduct A Fateh Official Near Ramallah, And A Woman Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a political leader of Fateh movement in Ramallah, in central West Bank, and a woman from Yatta, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, and abducted […]

10 Oct
4:50

PLO Condemns Israeli Plans to Build 4,000 Illegal Settlement Units

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) condemned, on Monday, Israeli plans to build around 4,000 housing units in illegal settlements throughout the occupied West Bank. “We strongly condemn Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s approval of the construction of 3,829 illegal settlement units in the Occupied West Bank,” said Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member […]

09 Oct
12:01

PPS: “Amy Abducted 21 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, 21 Palestinians, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many homes in the city, […]

09 Oct
10:41

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners Society has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Monday at dawn, seven Palestinians, after invading the searching their homes in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Qalqilia, and Bethlehem. The Jenin office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded homes in Jenin refugee camp, and abducted […]

09 Oct
10:04

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Hebron

October 9, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including two children, after invading their homes and violently searching them, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many homes in the city, and […]

08 Oct
10:01

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, fourteen Palestinians, after breaking into their homes and searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the West Bank, has reported that the soldiers conducted extensive […]

08 Oct
7:51

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians In Their Olive Orchards Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonists attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees in their own orchards, in Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinians were assaulted by many colonists from Yitzhar illegal settlement, which was built on Palestinian lands south of Nablus. […]

08 Oct
2:52

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, two Palestinians at two military roadblocks near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and near Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers installed a sudden roadblock near Jenin, and abducted Sanad Mohammad Esteity, while he was on his way […]

07 Oct
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Bethlehem city, and Wad Rahhal village, east of the city, abducted two Palestinians, including a teenager, and confiscated one car. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army jeeps invaded the Saff Street, in the center of the city, […]

07 Oct
5:06

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers tried to ambush the protesters near the new water reservoir of the […]

07 Oct
4:25

Israeli Soldiers Invade Rommana Village Near Jenin

October 7, 2017 4:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Friday at night, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village, and installed a military roadblock near a charitable society. The sources added that the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars, and […]

06 Oct
3:34

Israeli Colonists Injure A Child In Hebron

On Thursday at night, several Israeli colonists hurled stones at Palestinian cars, east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, wounding a child in her face and head. Medical sources in Hebron said the child, Yaffa Jaber, only seven years of age, suffered various cuts […]

06 Oct
3:24

Soldiers Attack A Nonviolent Procession In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in Qalqas village, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and detained many journalists. Aref Jaber, an activist against Israeli colonies, said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent protesters, and fired several gas bombs at […]

06 Oct
2:16

Army Injures Twelve, Abducts Two, In Al-Biereh

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers shot and injured at least twelve Palestinians, and abducted two others, after the army invaded Um ash-Sharayet neighborhood, south of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said that invasion was concentrated in Abu Kweik street, in Um ash-Sharayet, where […]

06 Oct
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Ransack And Photograph Homes of Two Detainees In Jenin

October 6, 2017 1:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, before breaking into and ransacking the family homes of two detainees, causing excessive damage, leading to clashes between the soldiers and local youngsters, causing dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of […]

06 Oct
11:36

Israeli Colonists Seriously Injure A Palestinian Man In West Bank

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man was seriously injured, earlier Friday, after Israeli colonists hurled stone at his car, while driving on the main Nablus-Ramallah road, in the occupied West Bank. The sources said the young man, Mahmoud Mohammad Jarar’a, 26, from ‘Aseera ash-Shemaleyya town, near the […]

06 Oct
5:52

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Nabi Saleh village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, stopped a bus filled with Palestinians heading to a wedding hall, and abducted six young men. The soldiers stopped the bus, and many Palestinian cars, at the military roadblock on the main […]

05 Oct
1:17

Army Abducted 400 Palestinians, Including 55 Children, In September

The Palestinian Center for Detainees’ Studies has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 400 Palestinians, including 55 children and eight women, in September. Researcher Riyad al-Ashqar said the soldiers, and navy, have abducted seven fishermen close to the shore in the Gaza Strip, in addition to abducting Ramzi […]

05 Oct
12:04

Army Closes Rural Road, Prevents Farmers From Entering Their Lands, In Bethlehem

October 5, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Ahead of the olive picking season in Palestine, Israeli soldiers closed, Thursday, a main rural road leading to orchards and farmlands, in Husan town, west of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, and refused to allow the farmers into their own lands. Hasan Hamamra, the head of Husan Village […]

05 Oct
6:25

Undercover Soldiers Assault An Elderly Palestinian Man Near Jerusalem

Several undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, on Wednesday, an elderly Palestinian man from Beit Surik town, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said the undercover soldiers attacked Mustafa Afalqa, causing many cuts and bruises to his head and face, and other parts of his body. The Palestinian was assaulted near the […]

04 Oct
10:43

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 4, 2017 10:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of al-‘Eesawiyya, Hizma and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in ‘Obeid neighborhood, in the al-Eesawiyya town, in the center of Jerusalem, and interrogated several Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

04 Oct
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

October 4, 2017 10:16 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including four in of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, summoned one Palestinian for interrogation and confiscated large sums of cash. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded and violently searched homes in […]

04 Oct
1:51

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Hebron

October 4, 2017 1:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured many Palestinians during ensuing clashes. Media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area, near Karmie Tzur illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands south […]

04 Oct
1:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

October 4, 2017 1:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man from Ya’bad town, and also invaded Qabatia town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. The soldiers invaded Ya’bad town, west of Jenin, and abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Qais Amarna, after invading his home and searching it. In […]

03 Oct
2:31

Army Photographs Homes, A Graveyard And A Spring, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, photographed homes and a building, a graveyard and a water spring. Ibrahim Awadallah, an activist from al-Walaja, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by employees of the Civil Administration Office of the Israeli military, invaded the […]

03 Oct
1:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading their homes and searching them. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Hamza from the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, Ahmad Omar Zahran and Othman […]

03 Oct
2:14

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, leading to clashes before the army shot at least three Palestinians, including a child, and caused scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said one child, […]

02 Oct
11:08

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Hebron And Jenin

October 2, 2017 11:08 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, four Palestinians, including one journalist, in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Jenin, during extensive military invasions and violent searches of homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported […]

02 Oct
6:46

Israel Imposes Tight Siege On The West Bank

The Israeli occupation authorities have decided to impose a tight siege on the entire West Bank for eleven days while it celebrates Sukkot Jewish holiday. The decision was made by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, although the military leadership expressed concerns regarding this move, which could lead to further tension […]

02 Oct
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Anata

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Anata town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town, and surrounded a car, before abducting the young man who was driving it, and took him to an unknown destination. The identity of the […]

01 Oct
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injured Several Others, In Bethlehem

October 1, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Sunday, the Deheishe refugee camp, and al-Khader town, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, abducted two Palestinians, and injured several others during ensuing clashes. The soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, stormed and ransacked many homes, before abducting a young man, […]

01 Oct
10:47

Army Isolates Eleven Villages Near Jerusalem

October 1, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Sunday at dawn, the main gate leading to eleven villages and towns, after briefly opening it, and prevented all Palestinians under the age of thirty from entering or leaving them. More than sixteen villages and towns have been under strict Israeli siege for the sixth consecutive […]

01 Oct
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Farmers From Entering Their Lands Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers prevented, Sunday, many Palestinian farmers from entering their orchards and farmlands, isolated near Maali Shomron illegal colony, which was built on their lands. The farmers said they wanted to enter their orchards to pick their olive trees, but the soldiers stopped them and prevented them from entering their […]