Category Archives: Israeli attacks

19 Jan
2:33

Army Injures Many Soccer Players After Attacking Them During A Match

January 19, 2019 2:33 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday evening, many gas bombs at and near the Stadium in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, causing many players, and other Palestinians watching the match, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soccer match was between two teams consisting […]

19 Jan
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqua Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Ein neighborhood in Silwan, abducted a young man, […]

19 Jan
10:10

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a young Palestinian man reportedly after he crossed the perimeter fence, in the eastern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Israeli army did not release details about the reported incident, but only stated that the young man “was observed by the soldiers while breaching the […]

19 Jan
6:48

Soldiers and Settlers Wreak Havoc in Bethlehem and Ramallah Districts

A soccer match between two local teams was suspended on Friday, after Israeli soldiers fired teargas canisters into Al-Khader Stadium, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Sa’di Hmeidan, a local sports official, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers fired teargas canisters inside the stadium, during a match […]

19 Jan
4:23

Israeli Soldiers Detonate Home Of Detained, Injured, Palestinian Teen

January 19, 2019 4:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday morning, the city of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and detonated the interior walls of the third floor of his family home. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Yatta after midnight, and surrounded Roq’a area, before […]

19 Jan
1:34

On 43rd Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 119 Civilians, including 30 Children, 5 Women, 5 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists

Date: 18 January 2019, The Palestinian Center For Human Right (PCHR):  On Friday evening, 18 January 2019, Israeli forces wounded 119 Palestinian civilians, including 30 children, 5 women, 5 paramedics, and 2 journalists, in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the demonstrations there […]

18 Jan
7:24

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 10 – 16 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A woman and a child were killed during the 42nd week of the Return and […]

18 Jan
7:06

Israeli Special Forces Raid Al-Aqsa Compound

Israeli special forces and police raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, via the Moroccan Gate, on Thursday morning. Forces also stormed the Marawani and Dome of the Rock mosques, inside the compound. An Israeli policeman also attempted to enter the Dome of the Rock mosque wearing a kippah; Israeli forces then […]

18 Jan
6:55

ISESCO Condemns Israeli Plan to Destroy Jerusalem Heritage Site

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has condemned Israeli occupation authorities’ scheme to destroy a 1,200-year-old archaeological site in an Arab town to the north of occupied Jerusalem, as a means to build a logistic center for the “Modi’in” settlement.   ISESCO stated, according to Al Ray, that […]

18 Jan
6:49

Palestinians Protest Israeli Police Activity at Al-Aqsa (VIDEO)

A Palestinian woman protests Israeli police activity at al-Aqsa Mosque, January 14, 2019. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JANUARY 18, 2019 Palestinians refuse an attempt by Israeli police to enter a mosque in al-Aqsa Compound. Israeli police besieged the mosque for six hours and arrested four Palestinians. […]

18 Jan
6:38

290 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces in 2018

Israeli forces killed 290 Palestinians, 55 of whom were minors, during 2018: 254 of them in Gaza and the rest in the West Bank, a report by Israeli rights group B’Tselem said. The report, published Thursday on B’Tselem’s website, said these killings are a direct result of Israel’s reckless open-fire policy, […]

16 Jan
2:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Wednesday, fourteen Palestinians, including a child, from their homes in several parts of the West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, including Jerusalem, and interrogated […]

16 Jan
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Shed Near Jericho

January 16, 2019 12:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Fasayel Palestinian village, north of Jericho city in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a residential shed. The soldiers surrounded the small community before invading it, and demolished a residential shed, owned by Abdul-Hadi Obeyyat, allegedly for being built without a permit. The owner […]

16 Jan
10:55

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Abduct Four, In Jenin

January 16, 2019 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, including one who was shot with an expanding bullet, and abducted four others, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the Anza village, south of Jenin, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated […]

16 Jan
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including Three Children, In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including three children, in Jerusalem and Bethlehem governorates, in the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded many homes and violently searched them. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ town, east […]

16 Jan
7:26

Israeli Forces Raze Lands in Northern Gaza, Fire on Youth at Border

Israeli bulldozers infiltrated dozens of meters in, along the eastern borders of Beit Hanoun, in the northern besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday. Locals told Ma’an News Agency that four large D-9 Israeli military bulldozers entered dozens of meters into Palestinian lands, north of Beit Hanoun town, and began to raze […]

16 Jan
6:29

Army Destroys Jordan Valley Farmland

The Israeli army destroyed the crops of Palestinian farmers when its bulldozers opened a one-kilometer-long road in the area of al-Burj, Northern Jordan Valley, PNN reports. Hundreds of Israeli soldiers later, Tuesday morning, carried out military drills on the agricultural land that belongs to Palestinians. The army also forced 13 families […]

16 Jan
6:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Jenin

January 16, 2019 6:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men near Hebron and Jenin, in the southern and northern parts of the occupied West Bank, and searched dozens of cars. The soldiers stopped a young man, identified Yousef Nadi al-‘Emla, in the center of Hebron city, and abducted him. They […]

15 Jan
3:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Tuesday, at least 28 Palestinians, including children, and a shepherd, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, has reported that the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians in […]

15 Jan
2:01

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Confiscate Lathe Machines, In Nablus

January 15, 2019 2:01 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday ay dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before abducting three Palestinians, in addition to confiscating several expensive lathe machines from a workshop. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded the eastern area of the city, before abducting Fadi Abu Hadrous, from the […]

15 Jan
12:31

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Palestinian Farmlands In Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Tuesday, Palestinian farmlands in Khirbat Yanoun village, south of the northern West bank city of Nablus, and uprooted them. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists invaded the lands with their […]

14 Jan
1:11

Army Orders Families To Halt Construction Of Home, Shed And Well

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and ordered two families to halt the construction of their home, shed and water well. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular and National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said […]

14 Jan
12:32

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, before the soldiers […]

14 Jan
10:36

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Last Friday in Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a child died, on Monday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered on Friday January 11th, 2019, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, in northern Gaza. The Health Ministry stated that the child, Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha, 14, was shot with a […]

14 Jan
2:50

Israeli Naval Forces Abduct Two Fishermen, Seize Fishing Boat Off Beit Lahia Shore

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.  They then abducted two fishermen and seized a fishing boat.  This is part of the Israeli ongoing attacks against Palestinian fishermen and preventing them from sailing and fishing freely and accessing the fish-breeding […]

14 Jan
2:42

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the Border Areas and Their Consequences

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza […]

13 Jan
8:08

Hundreds of Saplings Destroyed by Israeli Settlers near Nablus

Illegal Jewish settlers, on Sunday, have destroyed hundreds of forest saplings that were ready to be planted near the village of Burqa, north of the city of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, according to a local source. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA that […]

13 Jan
4:00

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Several Weeks Earlier In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Sunday, that a man who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, three weeks ago, has died from his wounds in a hospital in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry […]

13 Jan
3:50

Illegal Colonists Cut Olive Trees At Ibrahimi Mosque In Hebron

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists cut, Sunday, many old “Roman” olive trees in the garden of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The head of the Public Relations office of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in Hebron, Ra’ed Maswada, […]

13 Jan
11:05

Israeli Soldiers Distribute Warning Leaflets In Teqoua

January 13, 2019 11:05 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, forced some sores shut, and distributed warning leaflets, threatening harsh measures and constant invasions “if the Palestinians do not stop throwing stones at army vehicles and colonialist settlers’ cars […]

13 Jan
10:44

Army Demolishes Agricultural Sheds And Structures Near Jerusalem

January 13, 2019 10:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, Beit Iksa village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished agricultural sheds and structures, owned by two siblings. Bilal al-Mashni, a member of Beit Iksa Village Council, said the soldiers surrounded the entire area of the properties, and preventing the Palestinians from entering or […]

13 Jan
9:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, six Palestinians, including one child, from the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Qalqilia, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ town, southeast of the city, searched homes and abducted a child, […]

13 Jan
3:25

Israeli Soldiers Fire Several Missiles Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday at night, several missiles and shells into a few areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, causing property damage. The army claimed it was “retaliating to a shell that landed in an open area in Sdot regional Council.” The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has […]

13 Jan
2:23

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Ramallah

January 13, 2019 2:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at night, many areas in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinians, protesting the invasion, causing several injuries. The Health Ministry in Ramallah said the seven Palestinians were rushed to Palestine Medical Complex, […]

12 Jan
4:59

Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Nablus

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, Palestinian homes in Burqa village, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists attacked many homes in the northeastern […]

12 Jan
4:48

Israeli Colonists Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, many Palestinian farmers while working on their own lands, and several shepherds, in Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing them to suffer cuts and bruises. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular […]

12 Jan
12:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Jenin

January 12, 2019 12:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Saturday, four young Palestinian men from their homes in Arrana village, northeast of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the village and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. The […]

12 Jan
11:15

Extremist Colonists Stone Cars Near Jenin

A group of illegal fanatic Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Friday evening, at many Palestinian cars near the former Homesh illegal colony, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, causing damage to at least one car. Media sources in Jenin said the colonists gathered the near former colony, […]

12 Jan
3:44

Settlers Suspected of Stoning Palestinian Mother to Death Released

Israeli authorities released to house arrest, on Thursday, four of five Israeli settlers held on suspicion of involvement in killing a Palestinian mother, last October. Aisha Muhammad Talal al-Rabi, 47, a mother of eight children, from the Bidya village near Salfit in the northern occupied West Bank, was killed and […]

12 Jan
3:36

Dr. Ashrawi: Israeli Apartheid Threatens International Peace and Security

PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly condemned, on Friday, Israel’s opening of a new ‘Apartheid Road’ in occupied Jerusalem and its surrounding areas, segregating Palestinians from Israeli settlers by an eight-meter-high wall. “The creation of this new apartheid road affirms Israel’s willful intent to entrench its racist colonial […]

12 Jan
3:22

Extremist Settlers Stone Vehicles near Bethlehem

Extremist Jewish settlers, on Friday, attacked Palestinian vehicles with stones near the village of  Teqoua’, to the southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources. About 50 settlers gathered at the entrance to the village and pelted stones at vehicles bearing Palestinian registration plates, smashing […]

11 Jan
6:21

Israeli Army Bombards Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Friday evening, several missiles and artillery shells into thee sites, east of Gaza city, and east of Khan Younis, causing excessive damage. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the Israeli Air Force fired at least one missile into a site, believed to be […]

11 Jan
6:05

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian, Abduct Another, Near Bethlehem

January 11, 2019 6:05 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Teqoua, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and attacked Palestinian protesters, wounding one with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to abducting another Palestinian. Taiseer Abu Mfarreh, the head administrator […]

11 Jan
5:39

Soldiers Seriously Injure a Palestinian In Hebron

January 11, 2019 5:39 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Friday, a young Palestinian man reportedly after he attempted to stab them in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Israeli media sources quoted the army stating that “the Palestinian was neutralized after a suspected stabbing attack.” Although initial news […]

11 Jan
5:06

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Journalist In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a Palestinian journalist working for a French media agency, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against the protesters, participating in the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies. Morad […]

11 Jan
4:46

Updated: Soldiers Kill One Woman, Injure 25 Palestinians, Including A Medic and Two Journalists, In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry said the slain Palestinian woman has been identified as Amal Mustafa at-Taramisi, 43, from Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, north of Gaza city. It added that the woman was shot in her head, and died from her serious wounds shortly after she was injured. At least 25 […]

11 Jan
1:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Fire Rockets At Home, In Ramallah

January 11, 2019 1:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, villages in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, abducted three Palestinians, injured a photojournalist, and fired a rocket at a home. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded villages in the western part of the governorate, before imposing a […]

11 Jan
10:50

Soldiers Abduct A Man After Illegal Settlers Assaulted Him In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian man from Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after a group of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers assaulted him. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern […]

11 Jan
10:39

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Ramallah

January 11, 2019 10:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday at night, many Palestinians in the al-Masyoon neighborhood, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after several army jeeps invaded it, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at local protesters. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the […]

11 Jan
10:29

PPS: “Israel Still Preventing Lawyer From Visiting With Detained Wounded Man”

On Wednesday, a lawyer with the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said that he, or any other lawyer, have been denied the right to visit with a wounded and detained Palestinian, who was abducted, along with his son, on December 13th, 2018, after the soldiers repeatedly assaulted them. The Lawyer, Ma’moun […]

11 Jan
7:25

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03– 09 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 03 – 09 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 56 civilians, including 10 children, 3 women, 5 journalists, and 6 paramedics, were wounded; the […]

11 Jan
7:06

Palestinian Vessel Catches Fire as Navy Fires on Fishermen

A Palestinian fishing boat was set on fire, Thursday, after Israeli naval forces repeatedly opened fired towards it off of the coast, in the northern besieged Gaza Strip. Head of the Palestinian Fishermen Union in Gaza, Zakariya Bakr, said that Israeli naval forces opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats located […]

11 Jan
6:58

Extremist Settlers Uproot Saplings near Hebron

Israeli settlers, on Thursday, uprooted over 30 saplings belonging to Palestinian farmers in Tarqumia town, to the west of Hebron, said a local official. Head of the Agricultural Damage Documentation Section, Hashem Badarin, confirmed to WAFA that settlers from the nearby Telem settlement destroyed and uprooted over 30 olive, grape […]

11 Jan
2:18

Four Right-Wing Israelis Released After Arrest for Killing Palestinian Woman

Four of the five Israeli paramilitary settlers who were arrested Tuesday under suspicion of involvement in the death of a Palestinian woman have been released from custody, according to Israeli sources. The Jerusalem Post reported that the number of hate crimes by Israelis toward Palestinians drastically increased in 2018 compared […]

10 Jan
1:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Qalqilia And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, three children and four former political prisoners, from their homes in Qalqilia and Jenin governorates, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, before storming and searching many homes, causing damage, and abducted Abdul-Rahman Daoud […]

10 Jan
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron

January 10, 2019 11:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a young man who was detained minutes after his release from prison, and assaulted two others, in several parts of Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Hebron city, […]

10 Jan
10:44

Israel Plans To Illegally Annex 139 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Ramallah

January 10, 2019 10:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Land Research Center in occupied Jerusalem has reported that the Israeli Ministry of Finance has authorized a plan to illegally annex nearly 139 Dunams of Palestinian lands in Dir Dibwan village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, to build new colonialist structures and segregated roads. The […]

10 Jan
4:46

Human Rights Defenders Call Out Israel on Dangerous Herbicides Sprayed over Gaza

A number of human rights organizations have called on Israel to stop spraying dangerous herbicides over the Gaza Strip, as they endanger health and crops in the besieged coastal enclave, a press release by Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel said, on Wednesday. Al Mezan […]

10 Jan
4:42

A NYT Investigation Examining the Killing of Medic Razan al-Najjar Concludes: “Possibly a War Crime” by Israeli Forces

The Investigation by the NYT into the killing of  21-year-old paramedic Razan al-Najjar reveals:  “. . . the shooting by (IDF-Sniper) appears to have been reckless at best, and possibly a war crime,.. for which no one has yet been punished.”  We speak with James North of Mondoweiss. TRNN Video […]

10 Jan
3:56

Report: New Settlement Plan to Besiege Bethlehem

In its weekly report on Israeli settlement activities in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the National Bureau for the Defense of  Land  stated that the Israeli occupation government continues imposing dominance through building, expanding settlements and approving additional settlement plans to strengthen control on the Palestinian land in the […]

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10 Jan
12:35

Palestinian Man Rushed to Hospital after Severe Beating by Israeli Soldiers

January 10, 2019 12:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

According to the Wafa News Agency, Israeli forces transferred a Palestinian man to a hospital after severely beating him in his house in Abu Shkheidim village, northwest of Ramallah, said an attorney on Wednesday. Mamon al-Hashem, an attorney representing Palestine Prisoner’s Society, said that Ziyad Mohammad Shalalda, a 45-year-old resident […]

09 Jan
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Teen In Tulkarem

January 9, 2019 12:01 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Wednesday, Qaffin town, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and abducted a teenage boy. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before storming a few homes and violently searching them. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Hifthi Akram Harsha, 17, from […]

09 Jan
10:50

Army Abducts A Child Near Hebron

January 9, 2019 10:50 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Beit Ummar and Surif towns, north and west of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched many homes and stores, and abducted a child, in addition to illegally confiscating cash. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, searched homes […]

09 Jan
8:56

Including Eight Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including eight children, from Beit Fajjar and Teqoua’ towns, south and east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Beit Fajjar town, […]

09 Jan
5:10

MADA Report on Media Freedoms Violations in Palestine During December 2018

“Attiya Darwish” Al Ray Agency photographer was hit by a tear gas fired by Israeli occupation forces while covering the peaceful return march in Karni area, east of Gaza. December 2018 has witnessed a decline in the number of violations against media freedoms in Palestine, compared to the previous month; […]

09 Jan
2:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Um ash-Sharayet neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted three Palestinians, including a wounded young man, during protests against the invasion. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers fired a barrage of gas bombs at many Palestinian protesters, who hurled […]

08 Jan
1:10

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 30 Olive Trees Near Hebron

January 8, 2019 1:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers uprooted, Tuesday, nearly thirty Palestinian olive trees in the al-Hamra area, east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

08 Jan
11:02

Army Invades Villages In Hebron, Summon One Palestinian For Interrogation

January 8, 2019 11:02 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday morning, several towns in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation, in addition to installing many roadblocks. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Doura town, south of Hebron, before storming and searching homes, and summoned a […]

08 Jan
10:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

January 8, 2019 10:38 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children, from the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after invading their homes and searching them, and summoned one for interrogation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded many homes in Beit Fajjar town, […]

08 Jan
10:15

Father And Three Sons Among Seven Palestinians Abducted By Israeli Soldiers

January 8, 2019 10:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including a father and three of his sons, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded Shkheidim village, north of Ramallah, before storming and ransacking […]

08 Jan
5:23

Palestinian Girl Shot at Israeli Military Checkpoint

Israeli soldiers opened fire at a Palestinian girl, on Monday, at Zaatara military checkpoint, to the south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, injuring her lightly, according to witnesses and the Palestinian Ministry of Health. The girl, who was not immediately identified, was shot in the leg and […]

08 Jan
2:43

Israeli Soldiers Fire Gas Bombs At Homes Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, the village of at-Tayba, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many gas bombs at homes, causing damage and injuries. The head of at-Tayba Village Council, Khaled Jabarin, said the soldiers fired many gas bombs at homes, located near the […]

08 Jan
1:17

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, three young Palestinian men in the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in central West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the city, and attacked dozens of protesters with live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. They […]

08 Jan
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Waqf Official In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, Firas ad-Dibs, the head of the Media and Public Relations office of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, in occupied Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News agency has reported that the soldiers stopped ad-Dibs, near Bab al-‘Amoud (Damascus Gate), and abducted him. WAFA added that […]

07 Jan
10:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their […]

07 Jan
5:57

Settler Attacks Tripled In 2018

Israeli settler attacks against Palestinians, in the occupied West Bank, tripled in 2018, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Sunday. The attacks became increasingly fatal. Israeli settlers carried out at least 482 attacks against Palestinians last year, up from only 140 in 2017, the daily said, according to Days of Palestine. The sattacks […]

07 Jan
5:28

Israeli Jets Attack Gaza Targets

Israeli warplanes, on Sunday, attacked several targets in Khan Younis, in the south of the Gaza Strip, and other targets in the north, causing damage but no injuries, according to WAFA correspondence. He said that warplanes fired two missiles at a location east of Khan Younis, causing fire and destroying […]

06 Jan
11:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Hebron

January 6, 2019 11:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a former political prisoner from the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The army invaded several neighborhoods in the city, before the soldiers stormed into and violently searched many homes. The soldiers then abducted a former political prisoner, identified […]

06 Jan
10:31

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Silwan

January 6, 2019 10:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Saturday at night, the town of Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted two young men. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Batn al-Hawa neighborhood in Silwan and conducted extensive searches of homes. They added that the soldiers abducted Mahmoud […]

06 Jan
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Near Ramallah

January 6, 2019 10:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man, after several army vehicles invaded the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in central West Bank. Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers shot the young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his head, causing […]

06 Jan
9:27

Israeli Soldiers Invade Beit Fajjar

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and completely isolated it. Media sources said many army jeeps invaded the town from several directions, and installed roadblocks on all roads leading to the town. They added that the soldiers stopped and […]

05 Jan
6:37

Bulldozers Raze Lands in Southern Gaza

Several Israeli bulldozers raided eastern Rafah City, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday morning. Witnesses told a Ma’an reporter that three Israeli D9 military bulldozers and an excavator raided dozens of meters into Palestinian lands in eastern Rafah City, coming from the Sufa military base and heading towards […]

05 Jan
6:04

Extremist Israelis Fight With Police Outside Terror Trial

The Israeli Rishon Lezion courthouse, on Monday, heard the case of 3 minors suspected of a 2015 firebombing attack in Duma village, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The terrorist attack, in which right-wing Israeli extremists set fire to the Dawabsha family home, by throwing a firebomb inside, resulted […]

04 Jan
11:42

Israeli Soldiers Injure Fifteen Palestinians, Including Medics And A Journalist

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians, including one doctor and six paramedics, during the Great Return Match processions in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent protesters, holding the weekly processions for the 41st consecutive week. […]

04 Jan
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several Palestinians during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinians, along with international peace activists, marched from the center of the village while carrying Palestinian […]

04 Jan
8:46

Army Detains A Teen, Injures Several Palestinians, Near Nablus

January 4, 2019 8:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Orif Palestinian village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and opened fire at a car, before briefly detaining a teenage boy, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Adel Amer, the secretary of Orif Village Council, told the WAFA […]

04 Jan
7:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, four young Palestinian men in the al-Minya village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Media sources said the four Palestinians are from Kisan village, east of Bethlehem, and have been identified as Khaled Abdullah Ali Ghazal, Ibrahim Abdullah Ali Ghazal, Ahmad Ali Ghazal and […]

04 Jan
7:54

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 December 2018 – 02 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 27 December 2018 – 02 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A disabled Palestinian was killed in eastern Khan Younis, while 25 civilians, including […]

04 Jan
6:44

UN Coordinator Condemns Settler Attack on Hamdallah Convoy

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, on Thursday, condemned an attack by Jewish settlers, on the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, as he was returning from Midnight Mass in Bethlehem, on Christmas Eve. “The stoning attack on Palestinian Prime Minister Hamdallah’s convoy on Christmas […]

04 Jan
6:35

Israelis Vandalize Palestinian Home, Uproot Olive Trees in West Bank

Israeli settlers, on Thursday, attacked the home of the Hammad family, in Silwad town, to the east of Ramallah, throwing rocks at its windows. Local sources reported that settlers attacked the house near the entrance to the town this morning, causing damage. PNN reported no injuries. In the town of […]

04 Jan
2:21

Israeli Soldiers Invade Villages And Towns in Jenin

January 4, 2019 2:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Thursday at night, several villages and towns in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, and installed roadblocks. Media sources in Jenin said that soldiers invaded Ya’bad, Ta’nak, Rommana, Aneen and Zabbouba, and drove around their streets and alleys for a few hours. […]

03 Jan
11:42

Colonialist Settlers Hurl Stones At Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers hurled stones, on Thursday evening, at Palestinian cars near Za’tara military roadblock and Yitzhar colony junction, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the Israeli […]

Village of Tell (image from wikimedia)
03 Jan
9:25

Israeli Military Attacks Students in Northern West Bank Village with Live Ammunition & Tear Gas

In the village of Tell, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus on Thursday, Israeli troops invaded and began to open fire on students as they left school after classes let out. The invasion of the village came in conjunction with an attack by Israeli paramilitary colonial settler forces […]

03 Jan
9:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several communities in various governorates in the occupied West Bank and abducted eight Palestinians. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. The soldiers also installed many roadblocks, before […]

03 Jan
8:14

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Journalist And A Medic In Nablus

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus on Thursday at dawn, shot one journalist and one medic, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Palestine TV reported that several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded many neighborhoods in Nablus city, and fired […]

03 Jan
12:53

Army Invades Ya’bad Near Jenin

January 3, 2019 12:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Wednesday evening, the town of Ya’bad, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at locals protesting the invading. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Mahmoud Abbas Street, and […]

03 Jan
12:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Including A Wounded Man, in Kufur Qaddoum

January 3, 2019 12:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and abducted two Palestinians, including a wounded man, and attacked the father and the uncle of the injured Palestinian. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

02 Jan
10:17

Israeli Naval Forces Arrest 2 Fishermen and Detain Fishing Boat Off Beit Lahia Shore in Northern Gaza Strip

On Tuesday, 01 January 2018, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.  They then arrested 2 fishermen and detained a fishing boat.  This is part of the Israeli ongoing attacks against Palestinian fishermen and preventing them from sailing and fishing freely and accessing the fish-breeding areas in […]

02 Jan
9:38

Israeli Troops Injure One Palestinian, Abduct Eight, In Jenin

January 2, 2019 9:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many areas in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted eight Palestinians, including former political prisoners, and injured a young man with live fire, during protests the erupted following the invasions. Media sources in Jenin said […]