Category Archives: West Bank

30 Apr
4:51

Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Injure Two Palestinians Near Nablus

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that two residents were injured, one by Israeli army fire, and one after being assaulted by fanatic Israeli colonists, invading Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The sources said that one Palestinian, identified as Monir an-Nouri, suffered various cuts […]

29 Apr
11:02

Thousands March In Bethlehem In Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Thousands of Palestinians held, Friday, massive nonviolent processions in various parts of Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank, expressing their solidarity and support with the Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, ongoing with the hunger strike for the twelfth consecutive day. In Beit Sahour city, hundreds of Palestinians held a […]

29 Apr
7:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Child From An Ambulance In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child who was shot by an army sharpshooter, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers chased an ambulance transporting him to the hospital. The child, identified as Mos’ab Mahmoud Mheisin, 14, was shot by several live rounds in […]

28 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians, Attack Homes, In Hebron

April 28, 2017 9:11 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked protests held in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, leading to clashes with local youths, wounding at least nine with, including two with Toto expanding bullets, and causing many to […]

28 Apr
8:49

Day of Rage: Many Palestinians Injured as Clashes Erupt across Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers stand guard in front of Palestinian stone throwers during clashes in Bethlehem. (AFP/Thomas Coex, File) Ongoing clashes have erupted across the occupied West Bank on Friday, with several Palestinians injured, on what Palestinians are calling the Day of Rage — initially called for by the Fateh movement — […]

28 Apr
8:48

Israeli Gas Bombs Cause Massive Fire In Nine Warehouses In Nablus

April 28, 2017 8:48 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs at Palestinian protesters in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing massive fires in nine warehouses, including one used for storing and selling plastic and cardboard boxes and sheets. The fire started in the warehouse, which was used […]

28 Apr
8:27

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

April 28, 2017 8:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli army infiltrated, Friday, an area close to the Hebron Governmental Hospital, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted five young Palestinian men. Eyewitnesses said clashes took place between local youngsters and Israeli soldiers, who invaded the Zawiya area, and the area surrounding […]

28 Apr
4:36

Activists Hold Weekly Protest In Bil’in, March In Solidarity With The Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched Friday in Bil’in village, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, and in solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of the Palestinian detainees. The protesters marched […]

28 Apr
4:19

At Least Fifteen Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different communities in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, after the army assaulted processions in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons. In Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, the soldiers fired many live rounds, […]

28 Apr
3:45

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For The Twelfth Day

More than 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike which started twelve days ago, while many more plan to join, amidst massive solidarity protests and activities, across the occupied West Bank. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

28 Apr
3:13

Including Three Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, four Palestinians men, including three siblings, in Bethlehem city, and nearby Doha town, in the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said many army vehicles invaded Doha town, and […]

28 Apr
2:57

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians With Live Fire Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, two young men with live fire in Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, and one in Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the two villages. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded the […]

27 Apr
3:09

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On A Nonviolent Palestinian Procession

As dozens of Palestinians marched, Thursday, in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, a number of extremist Israeli colonists opened fire on them, in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said the settlers were in Psigot colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, in al-Biereh […]

27 Apr
2:26

West Bank Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers

Israeli settlers, early Thursday, assaulted a Palestinian man and smashed his car near the settlement of Shave Shomron, to the west of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. The settlers reportedly intercepted the car of Ali Qabaha, a Palestinian from the town of Ya’bad, near Jenin, […]

27 Apr
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Man In Beit Fajjar

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, from Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting […]

27 Apr
9:53

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Nablus

April 27, 2017 9:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a university student from his home. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers broke into and searched a few homes in Nablus, and abducted Naseer Radwan […]

27 Apr
9:30

Israeli Colonists Injure A Palestinian, Cause Damage To Cars, Near Jenin

Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian cars in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, causing damage, in addition to assaulting a man after pelting his car with rocks, causing injuries that required hospitalization. Medical sources in Jenin said the colonists attacked Ali Ahmad Kabaha, […]

27 Apr
8:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including A Child, In Qalqilia And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a child, in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia and Tubas. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the city, […]

27 Apr
6:28

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Teenage Girl To Ten Years

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl to ten years in prison, after convicting her of “an attempted stabbing attack,” in the city. The verdict came after Israel delayed her court hearings 24 times since he abducted in February 2016. The court session was […]

27 Apr
4:30

After 28 Days In Israeli Morgue, Slain Mother Buried Next To Her Son

After Israel held her body for 28 consecutive days since the soldiers shot her, and prevented medics from approaching her, eventually leading to her bleeding to death, the corpse of slain Palestinian mother from Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied Jerusalem, was finally released to her family, and was buried next […]

26 Apr
3:54

PCHR Concerned over Life of Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the life of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have started a hunger strike for 10 days in the Israeli jails in protest against the deterioration of their living conditions and deprivation of their most basic human rights. PCHR emphasizes […]

26 Apr
3:48

Dozens Of Former Political Prisoners Launch A Solidarity Hunger Strike In Tubas

Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, said that dozens of former political prisoners have started, Wednesday, a solidarity hungers strike with Palestinian detainees, who are holding an open-ended hunger strike, demanding legitimate rights. The former […]

26 Apr
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kifl Hares Town, Near Salfit

April 26, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Kifl Hares, west of Salfit in central West Bank, and prevented the Palestinians from using the streets, while Israeli colonists visited sites in the area. The Maan News Agency said many army vehicles invaded the town, fire […]

26 Apr
11:09

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian Near Nablus

April 26, 2017 11:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Tuesday, a Palestinian teenager from the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, after he reportedly attempted to stab soldiers, near a military base, close to Huwwara junction. The Israeli army said the Palestinian “attempted to stab Israelis, but was shot by the soldiers,” before […]

26 Apr
10:49

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate 60 Tons Of Wood, Demolish Small Factory, In Jenin

April 26, 2017 10:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

On Wednesday morning, Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the town of Ya’bad, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, confiscated 60 tons of woods and demolished a small charcoal manufacturing facility. Eyewitnesses said several army jeeps invaded the town, before two military bulldozers demolished a charcoal […]

26 Apr
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin, One Near Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted three Palestinians in Zabbouba village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Jenin office of the PPS said […]

26 Apr
9:02

Israeli Colonists Burn A Palestinian Car Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Wednesday at dawn, into Huwwara town, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and burnt a parked Palestinian car. Ghassan Daghlas, an official in charge of Israeli settlements’ file, at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part […]

26 Apr
6:52

Israel Approves 10.000 Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli “Housing Ministry,” and the Jerusalem City Council, have approved the construction 10.000 new units, on illegally-confiscated Palestinian lands, near Qalandia, north of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The constructions are planned for the expansion of Atarot area, built on Palestinian lands, northwest of Jerusalem. Israeli TV, […]

26 Apr
4:54

Four Palestinians Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that at least four young men were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and dozens of residents suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli soldiers near Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said hundreds of Palestinians […]

26 Apr
4:35

Israeli Soldiers Invade Nabi Saleh Village, Near Ramallah

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and clashed with many youngsters, who hurled stones on the army vehicles. Media sources in Nabi Saleh said the clashes took place in the eastern area of the […]

25 Apr
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Six Shops Near Ramallah

Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded on Tuesday at dawn, Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, and demolished six Palestinian shops. Bil’in Village Council head, Abdul-Hafith Mosleh, said a large military force invaded the village, approximately at 3 at dawn, and demolishes six shops. He added […]

25 Apr
11:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, including children, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers […]

25 Apr
4:30

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nafha

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Authority attacked, on Monday evening, the hunger striking detainees, held in section 14 of Nafha Israeli prison, and sprayed them with teargas. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said all hunger striking detainees in Nafha, are held in Section 14, […]

24 Apr
11:21

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Hebron

April 24, 2017 11:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the towns of Beit Ummar and Yatta, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted two young men. Mohammad Awad, a media activist with the Popular Committee in Hebron, said the soldiers invaded Beit […]

24 Apr
10:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

April 24, 2017 10:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several villages and towns, in the northern West bank governorate of Jenin, searched many homes, and abducted two young men. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Maraka village, and abducted a […]

24 Apr
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, from their homes, in Sawahra and Abu Dis towns, in Jerusalem governorate, in the occupied West Bank. Several military jeeps invaded the two towns from different directions, stormed and violently searched homes, and abducted Morad Ayyad, from Abu Dis, […]

24 Apr
8:57

After Reportedly Wounding A Soldier, Army Abducts A Palestinian Woman Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday morning, a Palestinian woman, at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly after she stabbed and injured a female soldier. Israeli sources said the woman, in her thirties, is from Taybeh town, near Ramallah, and that she “stabbed a female soldier in the […]

24 Apr
8:37

Two Palestinian Children Injured After Being Rammed By A Speeding Settler’s Car Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported that two children were injured, on Sunday evening, after being struck by a speeding Israeli settler’s car, while walking with their parents in Sur Baher town, south of occupied East Jerusalem. The sources stated that Mohammad Mousa Attoun suffered a head wound, while his sister, […]

24 Apr
4:10

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians In Beit Ummar

April 24, 2017 4:10 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many gas bombs, during clashes that took place with local youngsters, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Awwad, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee […]

24 Apr
3:45

Army Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men, including one who suffered serious wounds, during clashes that took place after several military vehicles invaded Kufur Malek village, northeast of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Sources at the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah said the seriously […]

23 Apr
10:33

Qaraqe Denies Misleading Israeli Reports About Detainees Ending Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe denied, Sunday, misleading Israeli reports and false allegations, claiming that eighty-eight detainees have stopped their hunger strike, and affirmed that the number of striking detainees is gradually increasing. Qaraqe even challenged Israel by asking Prison Authority officials to allow the lawyers […]

23 Apr
10:03

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Tulkarem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Nour Shams refugee camp, east Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted three young men. Media sources in Tulkarem said the soldiers interrogated several Palestinians, while violently searching their homes, and abducted three, […]

23 Apr
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight, Summon Four, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians, and summoned for others for interrogation, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes while interrogating the inhabitants, and […]

23 Apr
1:47

Palestinian Injured After An Israeli Colonist Settler Rammed Him With His Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported Saturday, that a young man was injured when he was struck by a speeding Israeli colonist’s car, in the al-Mas’oudiyya area, west of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources stated that the young man, identified as Assem Salem, 19, […]

23 Apr
1:31

Elderly Woman, Two Men, Wounded As Israeli Colonists Attack Nablus Villages; Soldiers Injure Four

Groups of extremist Israeli colonists carried out, Saturday, a series of invasions into Palestinian towns, including attacking a number of homes, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, wounding an elderly woman and two young men, while Israeli soldiers also injured four young men, and caused many Palestinians to […]

22 Apr
11:06

Israel Transfers Corpse Of Slain Palestinian Teen To His Family

The Israeli Authorities allowed, Friday, the transfer of the corpse of a Palestinian teen, who was shot dead by the Israeli police officers, on April 1st, 2017, to the Palestinian side. The Palestinian, Ahmad Ghazal, 17, was killed on April 1st in occupied Jerusalem, after the soldiers and the police […]

22 Apr
4:39

VIDEO: Extremist Settlers Attack and Injure Activists Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds

Israeli media published  video on Friday night which shows  masked Israeli settlers attacking activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds in the occupied West Bank . The video show settlers throwing stones at the activists, who belong to the Ta’ayush organization, and tried to hit them with clubs near the Baladim outpost. Four […]

21 Apr
8:38

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees, in Rafat village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Just as the protesters reached close to the fence that separates the village from the Oder […]

21 Apr
5:28

Protesters In Bil’in Express Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, during the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, and called for more solidarity with the detainees. The protesters marched from the center of the village, and headed […]

21 Apr
4:30

Eight Protesters, One Journalist, Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, shot and mildly injured eight Palestinians, including a journalist and an Israeli peace activist. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, […]

21 Apr
1:11

Including Two Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three Palestinians, including two children, after invading and ransacking their homes in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and al-’Ezariyya town, southeast of the city. The soldiers invaded many homes in al-‘Eesawiyya, and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting two […]

21 Apr
12:10

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinian Children In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, three Palestinian children from the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, reportedly for hurling Molotov cocktails at an army base. The army is alleging that the three children Molotov cocktails at the military base, in the Gush Etzion Settlement […]

21 Apr
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Invade Two Gas Stations, In Hebron

April 21, 2017 12:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday morning, Surif town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, abducted two young men and invaded two gas stations. Media sources in Heron said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Surif town, and abducted […]

20 Apr
3:29

Palestinian Teenage Girl Injured After Being Struck By A Settler’s Car Near Bethlehem

A Palestinian teenage girl was injured, Thursday, after an Israeli colonialist settler rammed her with his car, while she was on the sidewalk, in Teqoua’ Palestinian town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and fled the scene. The head of Teqoua’ Local Council Hatem Sabah said that Kawthar […]

20 Apr
10:43

1500 Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For Fourth Day

At least 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with their hunger strike for the fourth consecutive day, and intend to continue while more detainees are gradually joining the strike that started on April 17 th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. The media department of the Palestinian […]

20 Apr
10:10

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and during earlier hours Thursday, at least nine Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated a thousand US Dollars from one home. In a press statement, the Israeli army said the soldiers arrested […]

20 Apr
7:08

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the town of Abu Dis, east of occupied East Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, and clashed with local youngsters, wounding one, and causing at least eleven to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, and […]

20 Apr
6:55

Ailing Detainees Join Hunger Strike

Karim Ajwa, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported, Wednesday, that several ailing Palestinian detainees, suffering with serious illnesses and health conditions, have joined the hunger strike, and are threatening to stop taking their medications. Ajwa stated that among the ailing detainees who joined the strike, are Sa’id […]

19 Apr
6:49

Israeli Army Kills A Young Man Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after the army claimed “he deliberately carried out a ramming attack with his car, wounding one Israeli man.” The Palestinian car crashed into the rear of an […]

19 Apr
4:09

Mother Of Four Detainees Starts Solidarity Hunger Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that a Palestinian mother of four detainees, held by Israel and are participating in the hunger strike, has also started a hunger strike in solidarity with them and the rest of the detainees. Qaraqe’ told Maan News that Latifa […]

19 Apr
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twelve Palestinians, including two teenagers, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers abducted two teenagers, […]

19 Apr
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Farm In Al-‘Eesawiyya

Israeli soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers, invaded on Wednesday the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian farm. The army also destroyed doors of a carwash facility and four farms, and posted demolition orders targeting two farms, car repair shop and a car dealership. The soldiers surrounded […]

19 Apr
11:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Qalqilia, Two Teenagers In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many Palestinian homes in Qalqilia and Hebron governorates, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a young Palestinian man and two teenagers. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes […]

19 Apr
8:48

The Demands Of Hunger Striking Detainees In Israeli Prisons

The following is a list of demands presented by the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, who intend to gradually expand their strike to include all Israeli prisons and detention centers, across occupied Palestine. 1. Installing public phones in all prisons, in every section of the prisons, so that the detainees can […]

19 Apr
4:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Beit Jala city, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted two young Palestinian men. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers invaded the city after some Palestinians hurled Molotov cocktails at jeeps of the “Border Guard Units,” and detained the two young […]

19 Apr
2:02

Israel Prevents PPS Attorney From Visiting Detainees In Ofer

As part of its decision to cancel all visits to hunger striking detainees in its prisons and detention centers, the Israeli Authorities prevented lawyer Arwa Hleihel from visiting the detainees in Ofer prison, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said that Hleihel went to […]

18 Apr
12:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have adducted, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading their homes and violently searching them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers searched many homes in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central […]

18 Apr
10:14

On the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Prisoners’ Suffering in Israeli Jails Continues

Today, 17 April 2017, marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. Over 6,500 Palestinian and Arab prisoners have been detained in the Israeli jails and detention centers under cruel and inhumane conditions. The Palestinians commemorate this day since 1979, supporting the cause of prisoners detained in the Israeli jails, as it marks […]

17 Apr
10:21

1300 Palestinian Detainees Start Hunger Strike

More than 1300 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, initiated the first day of hunger strike, on Monday April 17th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, while hundreds of detainees are preparing to join the “Strike For Dignity.” All detainees in Asqalan, Nafha, Ramon, Hadarim, Galboa’ and Be’er as-Sabe’ (Beersheba) […]

16 Apr
2:56

Clashes Erupt After Dozens Of Israeli Colonists Invade Village Near Nablus

Clashes took place, on Saturday evening, after dozens of extremist Israeli colonists invaded Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources in Nablus said the invading colonists briefly clashed with many local youngsters from; there have been no reports of injuries on either side. The […]

16 Apr
2:39

Security Forces Capture Two Undercover Israeli Soldiers, Hand Them Back To Israel

April 16, 2017 2:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Security Forces officer captured, on Saturday evening, two undercover Israeli soldiers, who infiltrated into Rafidia area, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and later handed them back to the Israeli army. Palestinian security sources said the officers noticed a while car parked near “Nasser Center” shops, […]

15 Apr
12:20

Bil’in Protest Commemorates Bassem Abu Rahma

The Weekly protest in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah in the central West Bank, was held Friday, commemorating the eighth anniversary of the death of Bassem Abu Rahma, one of the senior figures of the popular resistance in the village, who was killed by Israeli soldiers during a nonviolent protest […]

14 Apr
8:14

Israeli Soldiers Wound And Abduct A Palestinian In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and wounded a young Palestinian man before abducting him. The soldiers invaded the village, and attacked the weekly procession by firing live rounds, rubber-coated steel […]

14 Apr
7:23

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians With Live Fire In Tubas

April 14, 2017 7:23 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Tubas city, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, and clashed with local youths, before shooting four with live fire, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources in Tubas said four young men suffered moderate wounds, after being shot […]

14 Apr
7:06

Army Injures Three Palestinian Children In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and shot three children with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in […]

13 Apr
1:22

Israeli Soldiers Attack Students In Al-Quds University, Wound Twenty-Four

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of Palestinian students, protesting near the campus of Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and wounded six with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to causing eighteen others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers invaded the School […]

13 Apr
9:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

April 13, 2017 9:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Thursday, Doura city, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted a young Palestinian man. The soldiers also installed many roadblocks, and closed several areas, in the Hebron governorate. The Hebron office of […]

13 Apr
8:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, after invading and violently searching their homes, in Beit Jala city, and the Saff Street area, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Jala city, northwest of Bethlehem, before storming and searching homes, and […]

13 Apr
8:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

April 13, 2017 8:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, a young Palestinians man, after stopping him at a sudden military roadblock near Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and violently searched the home of a political prisoner in Jenin refugee camp, while interrogating the family. Media sources said the soldiers […]

12 Apr
12:56

Israeli Extremists Write Racist Graffiti In Jerusalem

Extremist Israeli colonists wrote, earlier Wednesday, racist graffiti, including the largely-used “Death To Arabs,” on a wall of a Palestinian neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. The racist graffiti was written in the Baq’a Palestinian neighborhood, and were uncovered by locals who called the Police. Besides “Death To Arabs,” among the […]

12 Apr
11:00

Army Abduct Three Palestinian Teenagers in Bethlehem

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), in the occupied West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Wednesday, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the city, and Husan town, west of Bethlehem, and abducted three Palestinian teenagers, including a child, 15 years of age. The PPS […]

12 Apr
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted overnight and at dawn Wednesday, four Palestinians, from their homes, in various parts of the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Sbeih Abu Sbeih, Mohammad Zghayyar, Jihad Qous and Rawhi Kolghassi. The Palestinians were taken prisoner after the […]

12 Apr
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Legislator And A Hamas Spokesperson, From Their Homes In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian legislator, who is originally from Jerusalem, and a Hamas spokesperson, after storming their homes, in Ramallah, in central West Bank. One Palestinian was also abducted in Hebron. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted legislator Ahmad Attoun, and Hamas […]

12 Apr
6:51

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man from Hebron, after stopping him at a military roadblock, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers stopped the young man, identified as Mo’tasem Samir Breigheeth, 20, at the roadblock, while he was heading back home, in Beit Ummar […]

12 Apr
6:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Palestinian Man Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man from Sur Baher town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and took him to an interrogation center in the city. Media sources said the soldiers abducted the 20-year-old man, after stopping his car at a military roadblock, […]

11 Apr
1:41

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 18 Olive Trees Near Salfit

Several Israeli military vehicles, accompanied by a bulldozer, invaded Palestinian orchards, on Tuesday morning, and uprooted 18 olive trees, in Deir Ballout, in the West Bank governorate of Salfit. The invasion was carried out into orchards in the southern part of Deir Ballout village, after the soldier surrounded them. The […]

11 Apr
1:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night, a young Palestinian man in occupied East Jerusalem, after dozens of soldiers invaded the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, amidst extensive military deployment in the area. The invasion into the courtyards of the mosque were largely made through the al-Magharba Gate, and the […]

Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint
11 Apr
12:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinians from the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem; one was abducted at a roadblock near Qalqilia, and one from his work in Jerusalem. Media sources in Tulkarem said the soldiers abducted a worker, identified as Baha’ Farid Farkh, 22, after stopping him at a […]

11 Apr
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Detain Two Palestinian Journalists In Hebron

April 11, 2017 12:31 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers detained, on Tuesday morning, two Palestinian photojournalists, working for the WAFA Palestinian news agency, and the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation, in Hebron’s Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers searched the two journalists, Mash-hour al-Wihwah, who works for the Palestinian Info […]

10 Apr
10:55

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Jenin

April 10, 2017 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Sanour, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent searches of homes, […]

10 Apr
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

April 10, 2017 10:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian homes, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, violently searched them and abducted two Palestinians, in addition to confiscating machines from a lathe workshop. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers abducted Rafat Maher Sharabati, from his […]

10 Apr
9:26

Israeli Colonizers Uproot 310 Olive Trees Near Jerusalem  

Many extremist Israeli colonists invaded, earlier Monday, Palestinian olive orchards in Mikhmas village, southeast of the occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and uprooted 310 old olive trees, owned by several Palestinian villagers. Media sources said the assailants invaded orchards, owned by Ali Aref al-Haj, Abdul-Samea’ Mhanna and Dahesh […]

09 Apr
11:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

April 9, 2017 11:58 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Flash, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from various parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and shut down a blacksmith workshop, after confiscating some of its machines and tools. Media sources in Hebron city said the soldiers abducted four Palestinians from the city, three of […]

09 Apr
9:19

Israeli Authorities Issue Orders Preventing 15 Palestinian From Entering Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli authorities issued, Sunday, orders against fifteen Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem, denying them entry into the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and its courtyards, for periods varying between 15 days and six months. The Palestinians were detained during several previous Israeli military invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of Jerusalem, […]

09 Apr
8:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Doha town, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a Palestinian child, the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded the home of Waleed Sabri, violently searched the property […]

09 Apr
7:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least seventeen Palestinians in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes and property. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the invasions and abductions were largely concentrated in the Old […]

08 Apr
8:05

ISM Report: Israeli Forces Threaten Palestinian Acitvists’ Families With House Demolitions

04/07/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team On 5th April, 2017, Israeli forces told Abbas Qar’an and his family that their home in al-Bireh was going to be demolished. The homes of two other anti-occupation activists in the area received similar threats. ISM activists met with Abbas, the son […]

08 Apr
7:50

Empire Files Rewind: Inside Palestine’s Refugee Camps

Published by Telesur on October 6, 2016. In her first on-the-ground report from Palestine, Abby Martin gives a first-hand look into two of the most attacked refugee camps in the West Bank, the Balata and Aida camps. With millions of displaced Palestinians around the world, hundreds of thousands are refugees […]

08 Apr
7:06

Wilderness First Aid Courses Held for West Bank Teachers

In cooperation with the Palestinian Ministry of Education, the Masar Ibrahim Al-Khalil organization, in mid-March, began two-day training courses on Wilderness First Aid for 80 primary school teachers from the West Bank (Jericho, Ramallah, Jenin, Hebron). The training, according to the PNN, prepares educators to face the possible risks and […]

08 Apr
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinian Children In Bethlehem And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn and Friday evening, the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem and Nablus, and abducted three children. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Saff Street area, in the center of the city, and abducted As’ad Mohammad Abu […]