Category Archives: Israeli attacks

24 Jan
11:08

Israeli Settler Performs Wedding Rituals in Al-Aqsa Courtyards

Groups of Israeli settlers, on Tuesday , stormed into Al-Aqsa  Mosque from Al-Maghariba gate, heavily guarded by Israeli special forces. Jerusalemite sources reported. according to Al Ray, that about 11 settlers stormed into the holy site and carried out provocative tours in its yards, while Palestinian worshipers confronted with Takbeer chants […]

24 Jan
12:06

Israeli Army And Navy Open Fire On Farmers, And Fishers

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, on Palestinian farmers in their lands, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships fired many live rounds at fishing boats, in southern Gaza. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers, stationed behind the border fence, east of Gaza […]

24 Jan
10:45

Israel opens investigation into army killing of 17-year old Palestinian in Bethlehem

January 24, 2017 10:45 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

After a video was published showing Israeli soldiers dragging a severely wounded Palestinian boy across the ground, resulting in his death, the Israeli military announced that they will launch an investigation of the incident. In most cases in the past, such internal military investigations have been largely formalities, with no […]

24 Jan
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to several detention and interrogation center. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, said the soldiers invaded the al-Jalazoun […]

24 Jan
3:55

New evidence contradicts Israeli account of Negev killing; Israel returns body of deceased

January 24, 2017 3:55 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, Palestine 0

Following a lawsuit by the family of a Bedouin man killed by Israeli forces, the Israeli High Court ordered the government to release his body to his family. The decision comes just as new video evidence emerges showing that the man who Israel had claimed was an attacker was actually […]

24 Jan
3:50

East Jerusalem Teen Detained at Night and Beaten during Interrogation

Amir Othman Darweesh, 14, was repeatedly beaten during an interrogation by Israeli officers on January 2. (Photo: Darweesh family) Ramallah, January 23, 2017—Israeli forces beat a Palestinian boy during interrogation after detaining him from his East Jerusalem home, in the early morning hours of January 2, on suspicion of throwing stones. […]

24 Jan
3:06

Tzipi Livni to Face Belgian Arrest Warrant

via the BDS National Committee. (Edited for the IMEMC by chris @ imemc.org) 23/01/2017 – Brussels  Belgian police have confirmed that they intend to question former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni at her arrival in Brussels, today, for suspected war crimes. Livni is listed as a speaker  at a European Parliament […]

23 Jan
11:42

Gaza Fisherman Condition Critical Following Israeli Naval Attack

A Palestinian fisherman, on Monday morning, sustained serious wounds after he was shot in the head with a rubber-coated metal bullet by Israeli naval forces. Head of Gaza’s Fishermen’s Union, Nizar Ayyash, told the Palestine Information Center (PIC) that Israeli forces attacked Palestinian fishermen sailing off of western Beit Lahiya […]

23 Jan
11:21

Army Demolishes Sheds, Tents And Barns, Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday at noon, several sheds, tents and barns, owned by Palestinians living in the al-Jiftlik town, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, north of Jericho. Sabah Abu Rashed, the representative of Jericho District who witnessed the demolitions, along with a representative of the International Red Cross, […]

23 Jan
10:23

Israeli Military Police Abducts Abdullah Abu Rahma While Attending Court Hearing

The Israeli Military Police abducted, Monday, senior nonviolent activist, Abdullah Abu Rahma, at the Ofer Military Court, while attending a heading for activists who were abducted last Friday. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, in Ramallah, strongly denounced the abduction of Abu Rahma, who […]

23 Jan
8:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bank

January 23, 2017 8:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to several detention and interrogation centers. The Israeli army claimed the abducted Palestinians “participated on throwing stones on soldiers and settlers.” Two of the abducted […]

22 Jan
12:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child, Two Young Men, In Bethlehem, One In Qalqilia

January 22, 2017 12:18 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the towns of Husan and Beit Fajjar, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted a child and two young men. The army also summoned two Palestinians, from Bethlehem city and Beit Fajjar, for interrogation. The Bethlehem office […]

22 Jan
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four More Palestinians In Jerusalem

January 22, 2017 12:01 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians during invasions and violent searches of homes in the at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, shortly after abducting one Palestinian in the neighborhood. Local layer Mohammad Mahmoud said the soldiers invaded and violently searched several homes before abducting four Palestinians, and […]

22 Jan
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Jerusalem

January 22, 2017 10:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from the at-Tour neighborhood, overlooking the Old City, of occupied East Jerusalem. The abducted Palestinian has been identified as Faisal Shabana; he was cuffed and blindfolded by the soldiers, before being moved to an interrogation center in the city. […]

22 Jan
4:07

Army Injures A Child, Abducts A Man, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding a child in his arm, and also abducted a man. Medical sources said the child, identified as Awad Mansour, 12, was shot with […]

21 Jan
6:01

Qassam Fighter Killed in Tunnel Accident In Khan Younis

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, has announced the one of its fighters was killed, on Friday evening, in a tunnel accident in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam identified the fighter as Yousef Issam al-Agha, 22, from Khan Younis, and […]

21 Jan
5:49

Palestinian Child Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Northern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a child, only five years of age, was shot in her abdomen, after Israeli soldiers fired live rounds at homes and lands, in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza. The sources said the child, identified as Rimas Hamdouna, 5, received the urgently-needed medical treatment […]

21 Jan
5:28

Kufur Qaddoum Protest Denounces Israeli Attacks On Um al-Hiran

Hundreds of Palestinians, and several international and Israeli peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent protest on Friday, this week denouncing the police killing of a Palestinian in Um al-Hiran town in the Negev, and the demolition of many homes there. Morad Eshteiwy, the coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur […]

20 Jan
4:30

Israeli Soldiers Open Automatic Fire At Homes, Lands, In Southern Gaza

On Friday afternoon, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence east of the Gaza Strip, fired dozens of rounds targeting homes and lands, in Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired dozens of rounds for no apparent reason, hitting many […]

20 Jan
4:06

Israeli Soldiers Assault The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest, attended by Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, was held in condemnation of statement by US president-elect Donald Trump regarding moving the […]

20 Jan
12:12

Israeli Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded many neighborhoods in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

20 Jan
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Retired Palestinian Lieutenant Near Hebron

January 20, 2017 11:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and detained a retired Palestinian Lieutenant, after breaking into his home and searching it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers detained Lieutenant Hatem Hasan Eghneimat, while violently searching his home, and confiscated […]

20 Jan
11:00

Israeli Navy Injures A Fisherman In Northern Gaza

A Palestinian fisherman was shot, on Thursday morning, after Israeli navy ships opened fire on several fishing boats, near the shore of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the coastal region. Medical sources said the wounded fisherman has been identified as Abed Hisham Sultan, and that the man was […]

19 Jan
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

19 Jan
10:46

Israeli Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

January 19, 2017 10:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Thursday morning, a young Palestinian man in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, and searched homes. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the […]

19 Jan
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tubas And Nablus

January 19, 2017 9:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Aqabah village in Tubas, and the Old Askar refugee camp, in Nablus, searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded a home in Jerusalem, and violently searched it. In Tubas district, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded and […]

18 Jan
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, at least fourteen Palestinians, during various invasions targeting homes in several communities in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded several communities in the district, searched and […]

18 Jan
11:24

Army Injures Six Palestinians, Demolishes Structures, Causes Truck And Cars To Burn In Qalandia

January 18, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Wednesday at dawn, at least six Palestinians, after the army invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, and prevented journalist and medics from entering it. The soldiers demolished structures and causing fires in a truck and several […]

18 Jan
11:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Two Others, In Nablus

January 18, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted one Palestinian in addition to shooting two others, as many army vehicles and settlers’ busses invaded the city. Media sources in Nablus said approximately fifteen buses, carrying dozens of colonists, and […]

Photo By Silwanic
18 Jan
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian communities in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Hebron and Tulkarem, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians. In Bethlehem, several military vehicles invaded Marah Rabah village, south of the city, before the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes, and abducted […]

18 Jan
2:46

Israeli Troops Detain 14 Palestinians From The West Bank And Gaza

Palestinian sources announced that Israeli troops detained, on Tuesday at dawn, 13 Palestinian civilians during home searches in the West Bank, while one man was detained at Gaza border crossing. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said that nine Palestinian were abducted when Israeli troops invaded the Shu;fat refugee camp, in Jerusalem, […]

18 Jan
2:25

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man Near Tulkarem

Hours after Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian teen in Bethlehem, the army shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian man at a military roadblock, west of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian medical sources said the man has been identified as Nidal Daoud Mahdawi, […]

18 Jan
2:15

Hebron; Israeli Settler Rams A Palestinian Child, Injuring Her

January 18, 2017 2:15 AM Ghassan Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A Palestinian child was injured on Tuesday midday when she was hit by a speeding car driving by an Israeli settler in Hebron city, northern West Bank. Liyan Al Razam, 5, was moved to the Ahli Hospital in Hebron city after sustaining moderate after being hit by the settler car. […]

17 Jan
11:38

Israeli Naval Forces Continue to Chase Palestinian Fishermen in Gaza Sea; 5 Fishermen Arrested and 2 Fishing Boats Confiscated

On Monday morning, 16 January 2017, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.  They then arrested 5 fishermen and confiscated two fishing boats in two separate incidents.  The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) noticed that Israeli forces have recently concentrated their attacks against fishermen in Gaza […]

16 Jan
11:05

Breaking the Silence: “The civilian was laying there, writhing in pain.”

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 […]

16 Jan
8:57

Israeli Statistics: Settler Raids at Al-Aqsa Up by 250%

The year 2016 reportedly witnessed the highest amount of Israeli raids at Al-Aqsa Mosque since East Jerusalem was occupied 50 years ago, Israeli statistics revealed on Sunday. The figures showed, according to Days of Palestine, that such raids increased by at least 250 per cent over the past seven years; 5,658 Israelis […]

16 Jan
8:45

Israeli Forces Seize Agricultural Tractors in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces stormed, on Monday morning, the village of Khirbet Abziq, east of Tubas in the northern Jordan Valley, and seized two agricultural tractors while abusing Palestinian citizens.   Witnesses said, according to Al Ray, that Israeli soldiers broke into AL-Madareb, in Khirbet Abziq, and seized two agricultural tractors belonging […]

16 Jan
7:55

Israeli Navy Abducts Five Fishermen In Gaza Waters

Israeli navy ships attacked, in two separate incidents on Monday, several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted five fishermen. The first attack was carried out, earlier Monday, leading to property damage, and the abduction of two […]

16 Jan
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Hundreds Of Olive Tree For New Illegal Colonialist Road

January 16, 2017 1:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers started, on Monday morning, the illegal uprooting of hundreds of olive trees, as part of a plan to uproot hundreds of Palestinian trees to pave a new road for an illegal colony, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News […]

16 Jan
12:25

General Union For Palestinian Writers Denounced Abduction Of Palestinian Author

January 16, 2017 12:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The General Union for Palestinian Writers issued a statement, Monday, strongly denouncing the abduction of author and intellectual Walid al-Hodali, who was taken prisoner at dawn, after many Israeli soldiers invaded his home in Ramallah. In a press release, the Union described the abduction of Hodali is another Israeli crime […]

16 Jan
12:09

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday at dawn and during morning hours, at least twenty Palestinians, including a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded various areas in the central West […]

16 Jan
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Journalist Who Held Extended Hunger Strike

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, Palestinian journalist, Mohammad al-Qeeq, 34, who was released on April 19 2014, after holding a 94-day hunger strike, and detained the family members of slain Palestinians, identified as Mohannad al-Halabi, Thaer Abu Ghazala, Hussein Abu Ghosh, after participating in a peaceful procession in Bethlehem, […]

15 Jan
11:22

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The army also installed roadblocks, and summoned a father and his son for interrogation. Several army vehicles invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the […]

14 Jan
7:17

Kufur Qaddoum Nonviolent Procession Demands Removal Of Colonies

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, conducted the weekly protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, demanding the international community, and the Paris Conference, to act on ending the Israeli occupation of […]

14 Jan
5:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. Coordinator of the Popular Committee in Ni’lin Mohammad ‘Amira said the soldiers targeted the nonviolent protesters with gas […]

14 Jan
3:44

Israeli Soldiers Assaults Detainees In Ramon

January 14, 2017 3:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli special forces attacked, on Thursday at night, many detainees in the Ramon detention center, and conducted extensive searches of their rooms. The detainees said the undercover officers forced them out in the cold, and conducted extensive searches of their room, and that the soldiers also assaulted many of them […]

Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint
12 Jan
9:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

January 12, 2017 9:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Thursday morning, three Palestinian men at a number of military roadblocks, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and also stormed and searched many homes. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mos’ab Salam Eghneimat, 19, and Mohammad Ahmad Hmeidat, 33, after […]

12 Jan
8:55

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Coop Near Jenin

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Barta’a town, southwest of Jenin in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a coop, in addition to handing warrants for the destruction of another coop, and an industrial structure. Tawfiq Kabaha, a member of the Barta’a Local […]

12 Jan
4:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 3 Merchants, 10 Young Men, In Jerusalem

January 12, 2017 4:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the al-Wad area, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, broke into stores and abducted three Palestinian merchants. The soldiers also invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, and abducted ten young men. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said many soldiers, police officers […]

12 Jan
3:46

Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Eight Structures In Jerusalem

January 12, 2017 3:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Bulldozers demolished, Wednesday, four temporary structures installed on five Dunams of Palestinian lands in Jabal al-Mokabber area, in occupied East Jerusalem, allegedly for being set up without a permit from the city council. The Jerusalem City Council claims that the eight structures were used for “selling construction materials,” and […]

11 Jan
1:18

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 33 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least thirty-three Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad […]

11 Jan
11:41

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In Teqoua’

January 11, 2017 11:41 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, stormed and searched many homes and abducted eleven Palestinians. The soldiers invaded Teqoua’ from several directions, after surrounding it, initiated extensive searches of homes, while interrogating many Palestinians and inspecting their […]

11 Jan
4:16

Israeli Soldiers Invade Marda Village, Near Salfit

January 11, 2017 4:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Tuesday at night, the village of Marda, north of Salfit in central West Bank, before storming into stores and interrogating many Palestinians. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers violently invaded and searched many stores in the village, and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. […]

11 Jan
4:03

Army Abducts Father of Palestinian Killed In October 2015

January 11, 2017 4:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, the father of Tha’er Abu Ghazala, who was killed by the army in early October of 2016. The Abu Ghazala family said dozens of soldiers surrounded their home before invading it, and violently searched the property. It added that the soldiers then abducted Abdul-Salam Abu Ghazala, […]

10 Jan
2:14

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Execute Palestinian Civilian at Point-Blank Range in al-Far’a Refugee Camp”

In an extra-judicial execution crime, on Tuesday dawn, 10 January 2017, Israeli forces shot dead in cold blood a Palestinian civilian in al-Far’ah refugee camp, south of Tubas, in front of his mother. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) stresses that this crime was committed after the Israeli political […]

10 Jan
2:03

Foreign Ministry: “Salhi’s Execution, Sate-Sponsored Terrorism”

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry issued a statement, Tuesday, strongly denouncing the Israeli army’s execution of a former political prisoner, in front of his family in his home, and described the attack as a “state-sponsored terrorism.” The Ministry said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Far’a refugee camp, in Tubas, and terrorized […]

10 Jan
1:20

Israeli Soldiers Execute Young Palestinian Man In His Home Near Tubas

January 10, 2017 1:20 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Updated: According to investigations by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), and the mother’s testimony, Fawziyah Mahmoud Khamis Salhi (67) said to PCHR’s fieldworker that at approximately 02:00 on the abovementioned day, Israeli forces moved into al-Far’ah refugee camp, south of Tubas.  They surrounded the family house of Mohammed […]

10 Jan
12:15

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 26 Palestinians, Including Children, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least 26 Palestinians, including several children, from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched homes in occupied East Jerusalem, before abducting four children and a […]

10 Jan
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Assault An Elderly Woman In Kufur Qaddoum

January 10, 2017 10:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Monday evening, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, broke into and searched many homes and assaulted an elderly Palestinian woman, causing various cuts in addition to causing her to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Eyewitnesses […]

09 Jan
1:03

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

Israeli soldiers abducted during overnight invasions into different parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, twenty Palestinians from their homes, including two brothers and a sister of the Palestinian who was killed Sunday, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in occupied Jerusalem said the […]

09 Jan
12:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

January 9, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, ‘Aida refugee camp and Beit Fajjar town, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also abducted three Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoner’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles Beit Fajjar town, […]

09 Jan
9:24

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinian Teachers In Jenin

January 9, 2017 9:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, two Palestinian teachers from their homes in Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted ‘Allam Ziad Jaradat, 43, from his home in Jenin […]

09 Jan
7:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Budrus town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee […]

07 Jan
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Homes, Lands, In Khan Younis

Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, opened fire on Saturday morning targeting a number of homes and lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the attacks did not lead to physical injuries, but caused anxiety attacks among […]

07 Jan
10:47

Army Invades Villages And Towns Near Jenin

January 7, 2017 10:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, several Palestinian villages and towns, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, installed roadblocks and confiscated one car. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers surrounded and invaded Sielet al-Harethiyya, Kafr Dan, Ta’nak and al-Yamoun, and […]

07 Jan
10:22

Israeli Army Injures Three Palestinians Near Bethlehem

January 7, 2017 10:22 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, before shooting and injuring three young men, during clashes that took place following the invasion. Taiseer Abu Mfarreh the director of the Local Council in Teqoua’, said the clashes took place in […]

07 Jan
10:03

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israelis and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protests in Bil’in village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, before Israeli soldiers assaulted them. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the soldiers intercepted the nonviolent protesters, and claimed that the […]

Israeli soldiers abduct youth (archive image from Palestine News)
05 Jan
12:54

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In The West Bank, 100 In Five Days

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, six Palestinians, including two former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers have abducted at least 100 Palestinians in the first five days of this year. The […]

05 Jan
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Senior Palestinian Health Ministry Official

January 5, 2017 12:12 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday at night, at the car of the Palestinian undersecretary of the Health Ministry, while he was traveling from Ramallah to Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The car was driving near the ar-Ram town, in Ramallah, when the soldiers fired several live rounds at […]

Binyamin Netanyahu (image from wikimedia)
05 Jan
8:02

Israeli Prime Minister calls for pardon of soldier who executed prone Palestinian

A day after Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu came under questioning as part of a corruption probe, Netanyahu issued a call for the pardon of an Israeli soldier who killed a Palestinian who was lying on the ground, critically wounded, by firing multiple shots at the Palestinian’s head. Elor Azaria […]

05 Jan
6:52

Israeli Soldiers Demolish 10 Water Wells near Bethlehem

Israeli authorities, on Wednesday morning, knocked down water wells in Teqou’ village, east of Bethlehem. Mayor of the town, Tayseer Abu Mufreh, said Israeli occupation vehicles demolished ten water wells used by Palestinian farmers, under the pretext of unlicensed construction. At the same time, according to the PNN, Israeli forces […]

05 Jan
6:27

Human Rights Watch: Israel Backing ‘Shoot-to-Kill’ Policy against Palestinians

Senior Israeli officials, including religious clerics, back the illegal “shoot-to-kill” policy against Palestinians, Human Rights Watch said in a statement. “Some senior Israeli officials have been encouraging Israeli soldiers and police to kill Palestinians they suspect of attacking Israelis even when they are no longer a threat,” the statement said. “Other Israeli […]

05 Jan
5:54

Israeli Soldier Found Guilty of Manslaughter (VIDEO)

An Israeli military court has just announced its verdict, against 19-year-old Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who shot dead a disarmed and wounded Palestinian, of manslaughter.   Azaria’s sentence will be decided within a month, according to the PNN. On 24 March, 2016, Abdul-Fatah al-Sharif, aged 21, was killed by the last […]

03 Jan
11:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Qalqilia

January 3, 2017 11:36 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted two Palestinian children. Media sources in Qalqilia said several army vehicles invaded Azzoun, and clashed with many youngsters, who hurled stones and empty bottles at them, while the […]

Bedouin encampment (archive image from decodejerusalem.net)
03 Jan
11:58

Israeli Troops Demolish 11 Bedouin Homes – Dozens of Children Among the 87 Made Homeless

On Monday morning, Israeli forces invaded Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem, and destroyed the homes of 87 Palestinian Bedouins, most of whom are women and children. Adal Jahaleen, one of the residents of the Bedouin village, told the Palestinian Wafa news agency that the Israeli military arrived with several Caterpillar […]

03 Jan
11:52

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Residential Structures Near Nablus

January 3, 2017 11:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded earlier Tuesday the village of Khirbit Tana, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished several residential sheds and structures. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official in charge of Israeli settlements’ file in the northern part of the West Bank, […]

03 Jan
11:19

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

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

Israeli army invasion - archive image (from Istandul Daily Times)
03 Jan
2:23

15 Palestinians abducted in pre-dawn raids by Israeli forces, including 5 minors

Israeli troops conducted pre-dawn raids in several West Bank towns on Monday, abducting 15 Palestinians and taking them to unknown destinations. In Jerusalem, Israeli troops abducted 8 Palestinians, including 5 minors aged between 15 and 17 years old. The youth were identified as Ameer Darwish, Adam Mustafa, Hussam Eliyan, Moumen […]

02 Jan
2:39

Israeli Army Abducts Three Teens In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, three Palestinian teens in Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded an area close to a factory, west of the city, and abducted three teens who were […]

31 Dec
9:05

Israeli Soldiers Fence Palestinian Lands In Bethlehem

The Israeli army invaded, Friday, privately-owned Palestinian lands in Wad Rahhal village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and fenced them, in preparation for illegally confiscating them. Hasan Brejiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that […]

31 Dec
8:22

Bil’in’s Weekly Protest Commemorates Jawaher Abu Rahma

December 31, 2016 8:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists conducted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, also commemorating Jawaher Abu Rahma, who was killed by the army on January 1, 2011. The Popular Committee in […]

31 Dec
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

December 31, 2016 3:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at night, Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, clashed with many youngsters who hurled stones on the military vehicles, and abducted two young men. Mohammad Abu Shamla, a former member of Ya’bad Local Council, said several military vehicles invaded the […]

30 Dec
6:06

Ashrawi: Greek Orthodox Patriarch Well Informed on Israeli Religious Violations

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, on Thursday, expressed concerns regarding the statement of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, who recently praised Israel for being a “democracy” that “respects freedom of worship.” In an official statement, Ashrawi said that “Theophilos III is very well informed of […]

30 Dec
10:46

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

December 30, 2016 10:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man after stopping him at a sudden military roadblock, installed on a main road in the northern West Bank district of Jenin. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.   The WAFA […]

30 Dec
10:30

Army Invades Three Towns Near Ramallah

December 30, 2016 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the towns of Beit Rima, Kafr Ein, and Birzeit, north and northeast of the Ramallah and al-Biereh District, in central West Bank, and searched homes. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers drove around in the streets and alleys of the three communities, while […]

30 Dec
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Invade Two Villages South Of Nablus

December 30, 2016 9:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Friday at dawn, the villages of az-Sawiya and Qaryout, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers surrounded the villages before invading them, and drove around their streets and neighborhoods. The soldiers also […]

30 Dec
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians West Of Hebron

December 30, 2016 1:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the village of at-Tabaqa, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, conducted extensive searches of homes and abducted four Palestinians. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded and searched homes belonging to members of the al-Atrash family, […]

29 Dec
11:05

Israeli Army Invades Zawiya Village, Near Salfit

December 29, 2016 11:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Many Israeli army vehicles invaded, late on Wednesday at night, the village of az-Zawiya, west of Salfit city, in the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched many homes, causing excessive damage. The soldiers surrounded the village, before several army vehicles invaded it, and broke into many homes. Owners of […]

29 Dec
10:44

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Qalqilia And Jenin

December 29, 2016 10:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank districts of Qalqilia and Jenin, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed and violently searched several homes in the city, and abducted one […]

29 Dec
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Invade Hebron

December 29, 2016 10:01 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, a number of towns and refugee camps in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and summoned several young men for interrogation. The soldiers invaded the towns of ath-Thaheriyya, Beit Awwa and Sammoa’, south of Hebron, Nouba […]

28 Dec
6:58

Ramallah: Closure, Isolation and Suffering for a Second Week

More than fifty thousand Palestinians are suffering after Israeli occupation forces besieged multiple villages in Ramallah, West Bank. ~ Ahmad Jaradat, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Israeli occupation forces have blocked civilians from entering and exiting their own villages and towns in the Ramallah district of the West Bank, for two […]

28 Dec
6:45

Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Groups of extremist Israeli settlers stormed, early on Wednesday, Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards from Al-Magariba gate. Jerusalemite sources reported that 176 Israeli settlers stormed the compound, accompanied by tight protection of Israeli police. Palestinian worshippers and students confronted the provocative tours with the chanting of protest slogans and Takbeer (“Allahu Akhbar — God is […]

28 Dec
6:05

Knesset Member Ghattas Released, Placed Under House Arrest

The Israeli Central Court released, Tuesday, Arab Member of Knesset (MK) Bassel Ghattas, after ordering him under strictly-monitored house arrest for ten days, in the town of ar-Rama, in the Galilee, for the ‘crime’ of visiting Palestinian prisoners.   The Israeli prosecutor’s office demanded the court to hold Ghattas under house […]

27 Dec
5:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, eleven Palestinians from their homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Ramallah office of the PPS said the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in the district, and abducted five Palestinians, […]

Settlers in Joseph's Tomb in 2013 (image from The Iran Project)
27 Dec
1:02

Israeli Soldiers and Hundreds of Settlers Invade Nablus Area, Wounding Palestinian Youth

Fifteen buses of Israeli settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers in armored vehicles and jeeps, invaded the Nablus area in the northern part of the West Bank Sunday night to hold a religious ceremony at the site known as “Joseph’s Tomb”. The soldiers fired tear gas and live ammunition at the […]

Shurouq Dwayyat (image from silwanic.net)
26 Dec
5:04

19-year old Palestinian girl sentenced to 16 years in prison, $20,000 fine

On Sunday, an Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian girl to a 16-year prison term for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli settler in East Jerusalem in 2015. During the incident in question, she was shot 4 times and severely wounded by the Israeli settler, who claimed that he was acting […]

25 Dec
12:42

DCI Report: Children in West Bank Face Deadliest Year of Past Decade

Faris al-Bayed, 15, died December 23 after being shot with a rubber-coated metal bullet by Israeli forces and more than two months in a coma. (Photo: al-Bayed family)  Ramallah, December 23, 2016—Israeli forces have killed 31 Palestinian children in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in 2016. This makes […]

24 Dec
5:26

Army Injures A Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man in the Sheja’eyya neighborhood, east if Gaza city, medical sources said. The sources stated that the soldiers, stationed at the “Nahal Oz” military base across the border fence, east of Gaza, fired many live rounds at protesters, in Palestinian lands. […]

24 Dec
5:13

7-year-old Boy Targeted in Kafr Qaddoum

(Photo: Masked members of the Israeli security forces briefly detain a Palestinian boy during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land, by Israel, in the village of Kfar Qaddoum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, on December 23, 2016. / AFP / JAAFAR ASHTIYEH) 12/23/16 | […]

24 Dec
3:52

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

December 24, 2016 3:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, holding the weekly nonviolent protest in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Popular Committee in Ni’lin said the soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets, concussion grenades and gas bombs, against the nonviolent protesters, causing […]