Category Archives: Israeli attacks

01 Apr
8:54

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and Jenin refugee camp, and clashed with many local youngsters, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the city, and the refugee camp, […]

01 Apr
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers shot and wounded, on Friday at night, a Palestinian child in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and closed the village’s main road. Locals in Ni’lin said the child, identified as Jouda Canaan Amira, 14, was shot with live rounds in his legs, […]

01 Apr
6:38

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and wounded four, in addition to causing damage a main water pipeline. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur […]

01 Apr
5:08

Israeli Bulldozers Uproot 15 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands

Israeli soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers invaded, Friday, large areas of Palestinian farmlands, in Khallet al-Qotin area, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, uprooted and bulldozed more than 15 dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers first removed fences around the lands, and started bulldozing them […]

01 Apr
4:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure And Abduct, A Child Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, a Palestinian child, near Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and abducted him without allowing any Palestinian, including medics, to reach him. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers fired live rounds at several Palestinians, who reportedly hurled […]

01 Apr
4:40

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man, after stopping him at one of the military roadblocks, surrounding the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped the young man, from Yatta town near Hebron, after he […]

31 Mar
5:29

Empire Files Rewind: How Palestine Became Colonized

First published on September 28, 2016. Previewing Abby Martin’s on-the-ground investigation in Palestine, The Empire Files looks at the long history of Zionist colonization, expansion and expulsion of Palestine’s indigenous inhabitants. Giving critical historical context to the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and […]

31 Mar
3:25

(VIDEO) Palestinian-American Teacher Beaten by JDL Members at AIPAC Conference

A 55-year old Palestinian-American instructor at a community college in North Carolina was “brutally beaten” by members of the Jewish Defense League (JDL) while walking by the AIPAC conference in Washington DC on Sunday, according to a video and statement released by the Institute for Middle East Understanding (IMEU). The […]

31 Mar
12:43

Israel Releases Two Gaza Fishermen After Holding Them For Three Years

The Israeli authorities have released, Friday, two Palestinian fishermen, from the besieged Gaza Strip, after holding them captive for three years, and confiscating their boats. Zakariyya Abu Bakr, the secretary of the fishermen’s committee at the Palestinian Agricultural Relief said the released fishermen have been identified as Emadeddin Mansour and […]

31 Mar
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Silwad

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of Silwad, east of Ramallah in central West Bank, violently searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians, including two children. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Husam Hamed, 16, Abdul-Qader Saed Hamed, 16, former political prisoner Mohammad Abdul-Majid […]

31 Mar
12:21

Israel To Confiscate 100 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands In Salfit To Build College, Colonialist Units And Railways

The Israeli government is planning to illegally confiscate 100 Dunams of Palestinian lands, in Salfit district, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, to build a college and many colonialist units, in addition to planning two railroad lines. Jamal al-Ahmad, the coordinator of the Committee for Defending Salfit […]

31 Mar
11:31

Israel Orders Illegal Confiscation Of 977 Dunams On Palestinian Lands In Nablus

The Israeli government has decided, Thursday, to illegally confiscate nearly 977 Dunams of Palestinian lands, south of the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after ruling them as “State-owned property.” The 977 Dunams are privately-owned by many families from the villages of Qaryout, as-Sawiya, al-Lubban ash-Sharqiyya and Sinjel, south […]

31 Mar
1:33

Ilan Pappé: The Myth of Israel

Ilan Pappé is an Israeli historian and socialist activist. He is a professor with the College of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, director of the university’s European Centre for Palestine Studies, and co-director of the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies. His work […]

30 Mar
4:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure 50 Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, Palestinian protesters marking the 41st anniversary of Palestinian Lands Day, shot at least fifty with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Madama village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent has confirmed […]

30 Mar
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, eleven Palestinians, including a child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tubas office of the PPS, in the northeastern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

30 Mar
11:29

Israeli Soldiers Invade Abu Dis, Abduct A Child In Shu’fat, In Jerusalem

March 30, 2017 11:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, clashed with many local youngsters, and fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers also abducted a child from his home in Shu’fat refugee camp, The invasion into Abu Dis wasn’t the first […]

30 Mar
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian woman in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the army claimed she “carried scissors” and attempted to attack the soldiers. Palestinian medical sources said the woman, identified as Seham Rateb Nimir, 49, from Shu’fat refugee camp, north of […]

30 Mar
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Jenin

March 30, 2017 9:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and clashed with local youths, causing many to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, and confiscated three computers from the home of a blind former political prisoner in Ya’bad nearby town. […]

30 Mar
9:05

Israeli Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Injures One, In Tubas

March 30, 2017 9:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Tubas city and the al-Far’a refugee camp, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, shot and injured one Palestinian, and abducted two others. The Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Tubas, and […]

30 Mar
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

March 30, 2017 8:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the towns of Beit Ummar and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers surrounded Beit Ummar and Bani Neim towns, north and east of Hebron, before storming and violently searching homes, and […]

29 Mar
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children From Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Ras al-Amoud neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted three Palestinian children from their homes. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and interrogated several young men, while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted three children. […]

29 Mar
9:57

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Injures Several Others, In Jenin

March 29, 2017 9:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and nearby towns, broke into and searched many homes, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also injured several Palestinians, and caused damage to cars and homes, in Jaba’ town, south of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin […]

29 Mar
8:14

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinian homes in Jabal al-Mokabber village, in the southern part of occupied Jerusalem, after violently forcing the families out. The two homes are owned by Islam and Imam al-‘Abbassi in the Sal’a neighborhood in Jabal al-Mokabber; the army said the buildings were constructed […]

29 Mar
3:49

West Bank: Bethlehem-area Residents Prevent Seizure of their Lands as Demolitions Continue in Jordan Valley

Residents of the Bethlehem-area village of Walaja, on Tuesday, confronted Israelis who came to their land and marked it in preparation to take it over, according to Hasan Breijieh, an activist with the anti-settlements, anti-wall committee in Bethlehem. Breijieh told WAFA correspondence that staff from an Israeli company known as Yoel, […]

29 Mar
3:03

Settlers Vandalize Spanish Consulate in Jerusalem

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Monday afternoon, sprayed racist slogans on the walls of the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem, according to local sources in the city. Sources said, according to the PNN, that the ultra-orthodox Jewish “Pay the Price” groups have vandalized the walls of the consulate, which is located in […]

28 Mar
11:31

Israeli Army Abducts 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, twenty-four Palestinians, including children and a young woman, during invasions and violent searches of homes in Jerusalem, Hebron, Nablus, Tubas and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted twelve Palestinians, […]

28 Mar
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers In Khan Younis And Rafah

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, in the southern part of the Gaza strip, opened fire, on Tuesday mornings, at farmers in their own lands, east of Khan Younis, and Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. The soldiers fired many live rounds at the farmers, while […]

28 Mar
10:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron and Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including two children, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and two young men in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched […]

28 Mar
9:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Guards Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Just one day after the Israeli army abducted four civilian guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, the soldiers and police abducted, earlier Tuesday, six more guards, from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in the city. The soldiers abducted Khalil Tarhouni, Mohannad Edrees, Samer al-Qabbani, […]

28 Mar
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Invade Sa’ir, Near Hebron

March 28, 2017 2:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs during clashes with local youths. Media sources in Hebron said an army truck apparently entered Sa’ir by accident, […]

27 Mar
11:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, eighteen Palestinians, including a journalist and one woman, during invasions of homes and property, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, mainly from Bethlehem and Tulkarem, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said. The Bethlehem office of the PPS stated that the soldiers […]

27 Mar
9:08

Army Abducts Two Guards Of Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem, One Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, On Monday morning, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two local guards after they prevented the soldiers from confiscating some of its ancient stones to send them to an Israeli archeologist. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian, near Jenin, in the […]

27 Mar
8:29

Soldiers Invade Home Of Palestinian Artist, Confiscate His Caricatures

Many Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Kafr Ni’ma, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before breaking into and searching the home of a Palestinian artist, and confiscated his Caricatures. The artist, Osama Nazzal, said the soldiers surrounded his family’s home, approximately at […]

27 Mar
7:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including Two Children, In Bethlehem

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have invaded, and ransacked homes, in the district, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted five, including two children. It stated that several army vehicles invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted four Palestinians, including two […]

27 Mar
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including a recently-released political prisoner, in the occupied West Bank, during violent searches of homes, and confiscated thousands of dollars. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

26 Mar
11:00

VIDEO: Israeli Soldiers Harass and Assault West Bank Palestinian Girls

Israeli forces were recently caught harassing and assaulting Palestinian girls as they were watching clashes between children and Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Israeli human rights group B’Tselem published a video, last week, showing the Israeli occupation soldiers also trying to kidnap one of the Palestinian girls. B’Tselem said, […]

26 Mar
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, a Palestinian man from Taffouh village, west of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and confiscated a small surveillance drone. Army opens fire on farmers, fishermen, in Gaza. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the home of Rif’at Sarhan at-Tarda, violently searched […]

26 Mar
8:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Young Palestinian men In Bethlehem And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the villages of Husan, west of Bethlehem, and al-Jalama, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted six young men. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ma’moun Za’oul, 21, Mohammad Mo’men Za’oul, 20, and […]

26 Mar
3:38

Israeli Soldiers Install Surveillance Cameras In West Bank Villages

Israeli soldiers and military engineers installed, Saturday, several surveillance cameras in, and near, villages in the occupied West Bank, in order, according to a military statement, to use them in uncovering and attempting to prevent Palestinian attacks against the soldiers and settlers. The soldiers installed several cameras on a main […]

25 Mar
7:04

Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli Forces in Beit Ummar

A number of Palestinians were injured on Saturday, during clashes which broke out with Israeli occupation forces in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Mohammad Awad, a local activist, told WAFA that soldiers raided and ransacked a house and a […]

25 Mar
7:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure Twelve Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, twelve Palestinians, including five with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked nonviolent protesters, marching against the new Israeli decision build a settlement on Palestinian lands, east of Ramallah, in the occupied […]

25 Mar
5:08

Many Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and fired many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing at least ten protesters to suffer the effects if teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the […]

25 Mar
1:44

Empire Files Rewind: The Distortion & Death Behind Israel/Palestine Coverage

First published on November 6, 2015. A crisis in Palestine is again all over the headlines. From stabbings and molotov cocktails, to the killing of protesters and anti-Arab lynch mobs–how much of the mass media coverage can we really trust? Abby Martin takes a look at how the so-called “Israeli-Palestine […]

25 Mar
12:24

Gaza Fishermen Reported Injured Following Israeli Detention

Two fishermen who were detained by Israeli forces, on Thursday, were reported injured on Friday, and were subsequently being treated in Israeli hospitals. Zakariya Bakir, the head of the fishermen committee, said that the detained fishermen, identified as Rajab Abu Mayala and Khader al-Saadi, were injured during their detentions, one […]

25 Mar
12:14

In Suspected Preparation for Strike on Gaza, Israel to Hold Largest Aerial Drills Ever

Likely preparing for another deadly offensive on Gaza, the Israeli air force is preparing for the largest ever and most complex military drills ever held, later this year. According to Israeli public radio, about 100 fighters, other aircraft and a few hundred soldiers and pilots, along with logistical support forces […]

24 Mar
11:56

Palestinians Shot with Live Ammunition During Demonstration near Al-Mughayyir (VIDEO)

03/24/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team On 24th March 2017 the popular resistance in Al-Mughayyir, north-east of Ramallah, held a demonstration against a new illegal outpost which was established approximately 10 days ago by Israeli settlers who set up caravans on Palestinian land. Basic buildings and infrastructure have […]

24 Mar
10:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and invaded homes in Azzoun nearby town. The soldiers also invaded Jenin, and installed many roadblocks in the district. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

24 Mar
2:41

Army Kills One Teen, Injures Three Others, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teen, 17 years of age, and seriously wounded three others, after opening fire at their car near the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Palestinian medical sources in Ramallah said the slain teen, Mohammad Mahmoud Hattab, 17, his […]

23 Mar
8:07

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 March 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 16-22, March 2017. Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 3 civilians, including a child, and 2 Israeli activists, were wounded. Israeli forces also conducted 70 incursions into Palestinian communities in […]

23 Mar
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 17 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated machines from a blacksmith’s workshop near Hebron. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in Qalqilia district, in the […]

23 Mar
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Two In Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, seven Palestinians in Qalqilia district, in the northern part of the West Bank, and two in Hebron, in southern West Bank. The Qalqilia office of the PPS said the soldiers conducted violent searches of many homes in […]

23 Mar
9:05

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum, Confiscates Contents Of Two Print Shops In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many homes in Kufur Qaddoum town, in Qalqilia district, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted two Palestinians. The army also invaded two print shop in nearby Tulkarem district, and confiscated their equipment and contents. The Qalqilia office of […]

23 Mar
8:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Wad Ma’ali area, in the center of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted two young men. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers the invaded several homes before, and conducted violent searches, […]

23 Mar
8:01

Several Palestinians Injured In Bethlehem After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted Nonviolent Protest

Several Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, Wednesday, after Israeli soldiers attacked a nonviolent protest, demanding Israel to return the bodies of four slain Palestinians. The procession, organized by several factions and various institutions in Bethlehem, started at the northern […]

23 Mar
7:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Legislator, Confiscate His Car, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian legislator after stopping his car at ‘Arraba town junction, southwest of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated his car. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted legislator Ibrahim Dahbour, while he was returning […]

22 Mar
1:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Wednesday, sixteen Palestinians, including two children, in the West Bank, and one from a village near Nazareth. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded homes in Betunia town, near Ramallah, and abducted two children, identified as Wafa Hasan Marshoud, 11, and his […]

22 Mar
10:36

Israeli Soldiers Fill Palestinian Home With Concrete

Israeli soldiers invaded the Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood, in the southeast part of Jerusalem, on Wednesday, and completely encased the home of a Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli forces earlier this year. A large military force surrounded and invaded the neighborhood, and, according to eyewitnesses, the troops brought with […]

22 Mar
10:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Tubas And Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian communities in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Tubas and Hebron, searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, in addition to confiscating a tractor and a car. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Bethlehem, and […]

22 Mar
9:16

Israeli Army Invades Palestinian Lands in Southern Gaza

March 22, 2017 9:16 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Several Israeli army vehicles, and armored bulldozers, invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed them, while war jets hovered over various areas on the besieged coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said at least six military vehicles, […]

22 Mar
7:55

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Child, Injures Two Others, In Gaza

March 22, 2017 7:55 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several artillery shells, and live rounds,  into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a Palestinian child, and wounding two others. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the slain teen […]

21 Mar
8:28

Israeli Forces Raid Hebron District, Search Charity Committee, Lawyer’s Office and Botique

Israeli occupation forces, on Tuesday, raided the Zakat and Charity Committee of Yatta, a lawyer’s office, and a traditional shop to the south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, according to a local official. Head of Yatta Zakat Committee, ‘Eid Bhais, told WAFA that a number of Israeli […]

21 Mar
11:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli Soldiers abducted, on Tuesday morning, three young Palestinian men, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, during military invasions, and violent searches, targeting several areas in the district. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Hasan Abu […]

Hilwe Abu Ras, lit be Israeli colonial settler's car
21 Mar
10:59

Israeli Colonizer Rams Elderly Palestinian Woman with His Car near Nablus

On Monday evening, an Israeli driver hit and severely injured an elderly Palestinian woman in Sawiya village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank. The victim was identified as Hilwe Abu Ras, 70, who was walking along the side of the road when she was hi. […]

21 Mar
9:46

Including A Teenage Boy And His Mother, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

March 21, 2017 9:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Tuesday, Yatta, Doura and ath-Thaheriyya towns, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians, including a teenage boy and his mother, and a legislator. The soldiers also confiscated a bulldozer and a truck. The soldiers invaded Yatta town, south […]

21 Mar
3:03

Navy Attacks Fishermen Off Gaza Coast

Israeli occupation naval boats resumed, on Monday, persistent gunfire attacks on Palestinian fishermen sailing within the unilaterally imposed six-nautical-mile fishing zone offshore Gaza, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that the navy opened machine gunfire on fishermen’s boats while they were sailing offshore Gaza City, inflicting financial damages to some […]

20 Mar
8:02

Life Under Siege: A Child’s Wartime Memories

On Wednesday, 21 August 2014, the Reify family was targeted in their agricultural land located in El-Daraj neighborhood, a densely-populated area of Gaza city. The incident happened on the forty fifth day of the war when many members of the family were together in their land, playing, planting and eating, […]

20 Mar
2:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least Thirteen Palestinians, including a young female student, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, including the young student, […]

20 Mar
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians, including siblings and a young female student, from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The army also abducted a Palestinian from Nablus, after stopping him near Jerusalem. Several army vehicles invaded and searched homes in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, […]

20 Mar
8:43

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinian men, from their homes, in the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, and summoned for interrogation two Palestinians from Hebron, and one from Bethlehem. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several Israeli army vehicles invaded Tulkarem refugee […]

20 Mar
7:19

Israeli Settlers Continue to Violate Palestinian Rights under State Protection

Around 131 of extremist Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from the Magharba gate. The settlers were escorted, as usual, by special police forces to protect them. Local sources said, according to Al Ray, that 44 Israeli settlers, 70 Jewish students and 16 members of Israeli intelligence […]

19 Mar
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from their homes after violently searching them, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded many homes, in different parts of […]

19 Mar
5:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Teen In Hebron

March 19, 2017 5:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night, a Palestinian teenage boy in Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the abducted teen has been identified as Ma’moun Hussein Natsha, 18, and that he was […]

18 Mar
10:39

Israeli Soldiers Fire Shells Into Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday at dawn, several shells into Palestinian agricultural lands, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed in military bases across the border fence, fired the shells into land, close to the border area, in Beit Lahia, […]

18 Mar
10:27

Israeli Soldiers Invade Two Villages Near Jenin

March 18, 2017 10:27 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, two villages in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, and installed many roadblocks, in addition to conducting extensive military searches. The soldiers invaded the two villages, after surrounding them, and were deployed in many alleys and street, in addition to several olive […]

18 Mar
4:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Israeli Activists, Cause Many Protesters To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired at the protesters, wounding two Israeli peace activists with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens of protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of […]

18 Mar
3:42

Israeli Army Injures A Young Man In Sebastia

March 18, 2017 3:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Sebastia town, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, to remove a Palestinian flag and its pole, and shot a young man with a live round. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions and headed to its center to remove a […]

18 Mar
2:13

Army Kills Palestinian Child, Injures Another, In Hebron

March 18, 2017 2:13 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Friday at night, a Palestinian child in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and caused moderate-to-severe injuries to another child, after ambushing them and opening fire at them. Dr. Mustafa Takrouri, the director-general of the al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron, […]

17 Mar
9:07

U.S. State Department Reports Grave Violations Against Palestinian Kids

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks during a press event in Washington, on March 6, 2017, broke with precedent and did not participate in the launch of the 2016 State Department Human Rights Reports. (Photo: U.S. Department of State) Ramallah, March 17, 2017—A U.S. government human rights report released […]

17 Mar
10:34

Israeli Colonists Uproot Dozens Of Grapevine Saplings In Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists invaded, Thursday, Palestinian a grapevine in al-Khader town, south of the West Bank, and uprooted it. Mohammad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the Israeli assailants uprooted 90 grapevine saplings belonging to a local farmer, identified as […]

17 Mar
2:07

Settlers Open Fire on Palestinian Schoolchildren in Nablus

About a dozen Israeli settlers, Thursday afternoon, attacked Palestinian schoolchildren at Burin village high school, south of Nablus, northern occupied West Bank, with live fire. Ghassan Daghlas, who is responsible for the settlement files in the northern West Bank, told the PNN that 12 settlers attacked the school, stormed the playground […]

17 Mar
1:59

A Message from Cindy & Craig Corrie

Painting by Malak Mattar; read more about her painting at We Are Not Numbers.    March 16th, marks the 14th anniversary of the day our daughter Rachel stood in Gaza with other international activists and challenged the Israeli military’s illegal confiscation of Palestinian land and the demolition of Palestinian homes. […]

17 Mar
1:38

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

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 09-15 March 2017. A Palestinian civilian was killed in occupied Jerusalem, while 11 civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank. Meanwhile, Israeli forces continued to target the border areas in the Gaza […]

16 Mar
11:05

Israeli Assailants Injure A Palestinian Cab Driver In Jerusalem

A Palestinian taxi driver was injured, late on Wednesday at night, after two Israeli assailants assaulted him, in occupied East Jerusalem. The driver has been identified as Fadi ‘Aabed, from Shurfat village, near Beit Safafa, in occupied East Jerusalem. The two Israeli attackers repeatedly struck him, and attempted to stab […]

16 Mar
10:43

Army Shoots, Seriously Injures, Teenage Girl In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot, and seriously wounded, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian teenage girl, near the Etzion colony block, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after she allegedly tried to ram them with a car. Initial information revealed that the girl has no driver’s license, and never had any […]

16 Mar
10:17

PPS: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during early morning hours Thursday, nine Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, amidst violent invasions and searches of homes. The abducted Palestinians have been identified as: 1. Nidal Mohammad Nofal, former political prisoner […]

16 Mar
9:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening and late night hours, three Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Israeli navy ships open fire on Gaza fishing boats. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners; Society (PPS) has reported that several army vehicles invaded Ethna town, west of Hebron, and […]

16 Mar
6:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Woman, And A Young Man, In Jerusalem And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian woman, in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and a young man from the al-Fandaqumiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The soldiers invaded Ras al-Amoud neighborhood, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted Palestinian journalist, […]

16 Mar
5:33

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Various Areas In Gaza

After alleging a “rocket” was fired from Gaza, and struck an open area in an Israeli settlement in the Negev, that Israeli Air Force fired missiles into grounds run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, and into Palestinian lands, causing damage. Media sources in Gaza said an […]

15 Mar
8:51

Netanyahu Defies International Law by Holding Official Meeting in Occupied Zone

~ Madeeha Araj/ National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements/PNN The  National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements has warned against Israeli PM Netanyahu’s maneuvers to hold a celebratory cabinet meetings in the illegal settlements built in the West Bank, on the occasion of what he […]

15 Mar
1:14

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 30 Palestinians In The West Bank”

In a press release, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the number of Palestinians, abducted by Israeli soldiers overnight and at dawn, Wednesday, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, has arrived to thirty, most of them from occupied Jerusalem. Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud, of the Jerusalem Parents […]

15 Mar
10:09

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Worker East Of Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot, and injured, Wednesday, a Palestinian worker near a military roadblock, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, while trying to enter occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinian Red Crescent said the soldiers shot Ahmad Radayda, 27, in his left thigh, and later handed him to its medics before […]

15 Mar
8:03

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians, Abduct One, In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths, wounding five Palestinians, including one who suffered a head injury. The soldiers also searched homes, and abducted a former political prisoner. Several army jeeps invaded the refugee […]

14 Mar
11:53

Curfew, Harassment and Break-in for Shuhada Street as Settlers Celebrate Purim

14th March 2017 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil Team Israeli settlers, on 12th March 2017, harassed and threatened Palestinians and attempted to break into Shuhada Street kindergarten, as the Tel Rumeida neighborhood in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron) was put under curfew for Palestinians so that settlers could celebrate Purim, undisturbed […]

14 Mar
2:47

PCHR Condemns Closure of Arab Studies Society’s Mapping and Survey Office in Occupied Jerusalem and Arrest of its Director

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli Police’s raid of the Mapping and Survey Office of the Arab Studies Society- Orient House in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem. The Israeli police confiscated the office contents and arrested its Director, Khalil Tufakji, who is also an […]

14 Mar
12:56

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Tuesday, at least nineteen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading their homes and violently searching them. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted four […]

14 Mar
12:07

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Building In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished an under-construction building, allegedly for being built without a permit. The soldiers, accompanied by the police and undercover forces, gathered at the main entrance of the town, before invading several neighborhoods. The soldiers then […]

14 Mar
11:50

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinian in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, and five in Hizma village, in occupied Jerusalem. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded al-‘Eesawiyya, searched several homes, and abducted two children, identified as Mo’men Ma’moun Mheisin, 15, and Ismael […]

13 Mar
10:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, eleven Palestinians, including two children, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. One Palestinian was abducted near Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and violently searched […]

13 Mar
10:06

 Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the Asbat Gate area, in Jerusalem’s Old City, after he reportedly “stabbed two border police officers.” The Israeli army alleged that the young man, later identified as Ibrahim Mahmoud Matar, 25, “attacked and stabbed two soldiers before they shot him.” Following the fatal […]

13 Mar
8:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Including Father Of Slain Child, In Hebron

March 13, 2017 8:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Bani Neim and Beit Ummar towns, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians, including a father of a child who was killed by the army last year. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]