Category Archives: Israeli attacks

24 Nov
3:21

Former Dutch PM: Israel is the Most Dangerous Country in the Middle East

Former Dutch Prime Minister Dries Van Agt said that “Israel, for those who do not know, has a range of nuclear bombs,  [and] is the most dangerous country in the Middle East.” This came in a speech delivered by Van Agt during a discussion session on the Palestinian-Israeli issue, organized […]

23 Nov
7:32

Army Confiscates A Garbage Collection Truck Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Thursday, a garbage collection truck owned by the Joint Services Council for Solid Waste Management, from ‘Aqraba village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Yousef Deeriyya, a member of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Aqraba, said the […]

23 Nov
6:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a child, only nine years of age, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that the soldiers invaded many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, […]

22 Nov
12:03

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Maisoon Anis al-Halees, from Yatta town, south of Hebron, […]

22 Nov
11:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

November 22, 2017 11:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Barta’a town, isolated behind the Annexation Wall, southwest of Jenin in northern West bank, and abducted a young man, in addition to abducting another Palestinian at a military roadblock. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and searched homes, in […]

22 Nov
10:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza; Navy Fires At Fishing Boats

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning, two young men in Palestinian lands close to the border fence, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Israeli navy ships fired live rounds at fishing boats northwest of Gaza City. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the […]

22 Nov
10:32

Israel Delays Court Session Of Senior Nonviolent Activist Abdullah Abu Rahma

The Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah in central West Bank, has delayed the deliberations of the case against senior nonviolent activist, the head of the “Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission,” Abdullah Abu Rahma. Abu Rahma was abducted last Sunday at dawn, along with Ahmad Abu Rahma, 16, after the […]

22 Nov
10:04

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem”

November 22, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinian homes in Shu’fat neighborhood, and al-Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources in Shu’fat, said the soldiers invaded the neighborhood, and demolished a homes, owned by Mohammad Kamal Abu Khdier. The army claims that the home was built without a permit […]

21 Nov
1:13

Israeli Soldiers Invade Residential Towers Slated For Demolition Near Qalandia Terminal

November 21, 2017 1:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, and Army Corps of Engineers, invaded on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, adjoining Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, close to Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and broke into apartments in residential towers, slated for demolition for their “proximity to the Annexation Wall,” and for “being […]

21 Nov
11:56

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians in Ramallah And Nablus

November 21, 2017 11:56 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes in Ramallah, in central West Bank, and Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The soldiers invaded Budrus town, west of Ramallah, and fired many gas bombs, concussion […]

21 Nov
10:47

Army Abducts A Teenage Boy Near Hebron

November 21, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted a teenage boy from his home. Media sources in Surif said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Nasser Ghneimat, 16, after storming his family’s home and violently searching it. The soldiers handcuffed […]

21 Nov
10:18

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians, Including Five Young Women, In Jerusalem

November 21, 2017 10:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Tuesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including five young women, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and took them to many and interrogation centers. The soldiers abducted the head of Silwan’s Assembly of Institutions, Fawzi Sha’ban, and a […]

21 Nov
7:10

Israeli Soldiers Ransack Ramallah Jewelry Store, Steal Merchandise

Israeli forces raided central Ramallah on Monday, before dawn,  and broke into homes and shops, including a jewelry store from which the soldiers stole gold merchandise, according to Palestinian security sources and shop owners. They said a large force raided Ramallah, the de facto capital of the Palestinian Authority and […]

20 Nov
3:31

Soldiers Take Measurements Of Six Residential Buildings In Kafr ‘Aqab To Carry Out Demolition Orders

On Monday, dozens of Israeli soldiers, and border Police officers, in addition to engineers of the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and took measurements of six residential buildings in preparation for demolishing them. Ayman Romiyya, one of the residents of the neighborhood, said […]

20 Nov
3:04

Family Of Youngest Detainee Appeals For His Release

The family of Waleed Riyad ad-Daly, 14, held by Israel in Ofer prison, voiced an appeal to various human rights and legal groups, calling for the release of their detained child, who was also injured in his arm when the soldiers abducted him along with two other children, in late […]

20 Nov
11:25

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Including Three Children, In Jerusalem

November 20, 2017 11:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians, including three children, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted two children, identified as Nader Mazen Moheisin and Zaki Sultan Obeid. The soldiers also abducted a child […]

20 Nov
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked their homes, in addition to breaking into a jewelry store, causing serious damage, and illegally confiscating its belongings. Several army jeeps invaded the center of Ramallah city, […]

20 Nov
5:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

November 20, 2017 5:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men from Ya’bad town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock at the eastern entrance of the town, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

19 Nov
3:31

In Light of Forced Displacement Policy in Area “C”, Israeli Forces Issue military Orders to Evacuate Pope Mountain Bedouin Community, East of Occupied Jerusalem

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli Government’s decision to evacuate Palestinian Bedouin population from the Pope Mountain Community in al-Ezzariya village, east of occupied Jerusalem, for the interest of settlement projects in the area. At the time PCHR emphasizes the legal status of East Jerusalem as […]

19 Nov
11:47

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 14 Palestinian Children This Year”

Marking the World Children’s Day (November 20th) the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 14 Palestinian children since the beginning of this year, while 300 children are still imprisoned by Israel. It said that, according to statements and official data by the Palestinian […]

19 Nov
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, eight young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Ramallah and Tulkarem. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked homes in Beit Ummar town, north of the city, and abducted two […]

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
11:05

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 November 2017)

(photo: house belonging to the family of Nemer al-Jamal, blown up in Beit Sorik village.) Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 09 – 15 November, 2017. Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy, while a house belonging to […]

Fishing boat - File photo - Quds News
17 Nov
10:38

Palestinian Fishing Boats Attacked off Beit Lahia Coast

The Israeli navy opened fire  on Thursday, towards Palestinian fishermen’s boats off Beit Lahia coast, in the northern Gaza Strip. Local sources pointed out, according to Al Ray, that the Israeli navy targeted Palestinian fishing boats with heavy fire in order to prevent them from fishing, even within the allowed […]

17 Nov
10:28

Peaceful Weekly Protest Suppressed East of Qalqilia

Israeli forces, Friday, quelled the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia, according to a local activist. Coordinator of the popular resistance committee in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, Murab Shtawi, said Israeli forces used force to suppress demonstrators, who also […]

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
10:52

Israel Demolishes Al-Arakib Village For 121st Time

The Israeli army demolished, Thursday, the Bedouin village of al-Arakib, in the Negev desert, for the 121st time, rendering all families homeless, yet again. The village was demolished 121 times, while the latest demolition before this one was carried out on October 25. The village has been under constant invasions, […]

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
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
9:50

ISM Report: Settlers of Yitzhar Set Fire to Olive Fields and Attack Farmers the Next Day (VIDEO)

11/15/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team Israeli settlers of Yitzhar set fires in two places, in Palestinian olive fields around their illegal outposts, and attacked a group of farmers a day later, under the eyes of around 30 border police present at the site. ((Edited for the IMEMC […]

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 […]

Deir Nitham (image from POICA)
16 Nov
4:48

Israeli Forces Imprison Palestinian Village Behind Wall as Punitive Measure

Palestinians in the village of Deir Nitham, near Ramallah in the central West Bank, have been unable to leave their village since Monday, when Israeli forces closed the gate through the Wall that allowed villagers to access the rest of the world.   Now, the entire population of the village […]

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
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
7:34

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

At least three D9 armored Israeli military bulldozers and three tanks invaded, on Tuesday evening, Palestinian lands near the border fence in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed sections close to the fence. The invasion was also accompanied by army drones that hovered overhead, […]

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
10:00

Israeli Forces Fire on Lands in Southern Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian agricultural lands in the eastern part of the Khan Younis district, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday morning. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces opened fire from inside the border fence. No injuries were reported. Israeli military incursions inside the besieged […]

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, […]

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 […]

11 Nov
10:19

Video: Jerusalem in October 2017

Wadi Hilweh Information Center was established in 2009 and was named after the area where it is located. The center aims at revealing the facts and history of the village of Silwan. It also reveals the occupation’s violations in terms of its various institutions and settlement organizations in Silwan, in […]

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
8:05

Rights Seminar Held in Ramallah for Palestinian Journalists (VIDEO)

Palestinian journalists and human rights activists, this week, highlighted the various violations committed against them in the Palestine, whether out by Israeli occupation or the violations by the Palestinian authorities, in the West Bank or the Gaza Strip. PNN reports that the Seminar was organized by the United Nations Educational, […]

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
9:37

Israeli Settlers Injure Civilians near Nablus

A Palestinian farmer and his wife were injured on Wednesday, when a group of illegal Israeli settlers assaulted them near the village of Urif, to the south of Nablus, occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA that settlers from the illegal Yitzhar settlement, […]

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
11:06

Palestinian Dies From Wounds He Suffered In 1992

November 8, 2017 11:06 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

Medical sources in northern Gaza have reported that a Palestinian man died, on Tuesday evening, from complications resulting from gunshot wounds that led to quadriplegia, after Israeli soldiers shot him in 1992. The sources identified the Palestinian as Atef al-Maqousi, 37, from Jabalia refugee camp, in northern Gaza. Following his […]

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
8:50

Israeli Police Assault Palestinian Driver in Negev

Israeli occupation forces attacked, on Monday evening, a Palestinian driver at the central bus station in Beersheba, Negev. According to local Al Ray sources, the driver worked for the transport company “Metropoline” and was transferred to Soroka Hospital, to complete treatment after being brutally assaulted by police. On Tuesday morning, […]

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
9:13

Israel To Detonate Tunnel Which It Bombarded Last Week, Killing 12 Fighters

The Israeli army announced Sunday, that it intends to detonate what is left of a border tunnel, which it bombarded a week earlier, in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza, killing twelve Palestinian fighters, members of Al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad, and Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas. Israeli media sources have […]

05 Nov
11:31

BTS Video Testimony: “There is No Such Thing as Innocent Civilians”

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada, and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. They endeavor to stimulate public debate about the price […]

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
10:39

Israeli Navy Fires A Shell Near Gaza City

The Israeli navy fired, on Sunday at dawn, one shell at the shore of the al-Waha area, northwest of Gaza city, while military bulldozers continued digging border areas, north of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the navy fired one […]

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
4:23

Updated: Bodies Of Five Fighters Found Under Rubble, Twelve Confirmed Dead

A statement released by the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, revealed that the bodied of five of its fighters have been recovered from the rubble of the tunnel, which was bombarded by the Israeli army last Monday, bringing the number of confirmed deaths to twelve. The […]

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
10:44

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 October – 01 November 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 26 October – 01 November, 2017. A Palestinian civilian was shot dead and his sister was wounded by Israeli settlers, northwest of Ramallah, while 12 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the […]

04 Nov
10:31

Army Injures Two Palestinians In Gaza

At least two Palestinians were shot and injured on Friday when the soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters, along Gaza borders with Israel, according to WAFA sources. Many youngsters then hurled stones at the soldiers, stationed across the border fence. One youth was shot by a rubber-coated steel bullet, in the foot, […]

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
10:08

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 […]