Category Archives: Israeli attacks

Israeli night invasion (archive image)
01 Jan
2:14

32 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in New Year’s Night Raids

In the latest set of abductions through invasion of Palestinian areas, a nightly occurrence in the West Bank and Jerusalem, Israeli forces took 32 Palestinians from their beds in pre-dawn raids New Year’s morning. According to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), the invasions occurred in the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Shoefat, […]

01 Jan
8:36

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Greenhouse in Masafer Yatta

Israeli forces demolished, on Monday, a Palestinian-owned structure used for agricultural purposes, uprooted olive trees and razed agricultural lands in Masafer Yatta, southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron. Rateb al-Jbour, coordinator of a local popular committee in the Hebron area, reported that Israeli forces demolished a greenhouse and uprooted […]

01 Jan
8:22

Israeli Settler Drives into Sheep near Ramallah, Kills 12

In what appears as a premeditated terror attack, an Israeli settler rammed his vehicle into a herd of sheep in the village of al-Mughayyer, to the east of Ramallah, on Monday, killing 12 and injuring 18 others. Local sources told WAFA correspondence that the settler rammed into the herd on […]

31 Dec
10:03

Nineteen Palestinian Journalists Are Still Imprisoned By Israel

The Palestinian Information Ministry has reported that there are nineteen Palestinian journalists who are still imprisoned by Israel, in direct violation of various treaties and International Law. In a press statement Monday, the Ministry said that the Israeli occupation and its military courts are ongoing with their serious violations against […]

31 Dec
8:28

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 32 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, 32 Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the West Bank, including nine from occupied Jerusalem. The soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, causing excessive property damage, and confiscated computers and mobile phones. […]

31 Dec
8:01

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 312 Palestinians In 2018”

The National Gathering of Martyrs’ Families has stated in its annual report for the year 2018 that Israeli soldiers have killed 312 Palestinians, including women and children, and added that this number is four times higher than the year 2017. Mohammad Sbeihat, the Secretary-General of the Gathering, has reported that […]

31 Dec
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians Near Ramallah

December 31, 2018 10:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from Kobar town, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after invading and searching their homes, and confiscated a mobile phone. The invasion was carried out while military bulldozers closed the road between Kobar and nearby Burham, with concrete […]

30 Dec
8:28

Army Injures Dozens Of Schoolchildren Near Nablus

December 30, 2018 8:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the town of Sebastia, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and caused dozens of schoolchildren to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Mohammad Azem, the Mayor of Sebastia, said the soldiers invaded the Schools Street in the town, and fired many gas bombs […]

30 Dec
8:12

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Shepherd In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian Shepherd in Ein al-Hilwa area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the soldiers attacked and abducted Ali Mohammad Awad while herding his sheep, and took him to an unknown destination. Daraghma added that illegal Israeli […]

30 Dec
7:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children From Jerusalem And Hebron

December 30, 2018 7:18 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, three Palestinian children from their homes in Jerusalem and Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted a child, identified as Yazan al-Froukh, 16, before taking him to an interrogation facility. […]

30 Dec
5:24

Colonialist Settlers Assault Palestinian Youth in Hebron

Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian youth in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood of the Old City of Hebron, southern occupied West Bank, late Friday, causing him injuries. Hatem Samih al-Muhtaseb, aged 22, reported that some 10 Israeli settlers attacked him using their hands and legs, causing bruises and pain across his […]

29 Dec
11:03

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Abducted 6489 Palestinians, Including 250 Children, in 2018”

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Saturday, that Israeli soldiers have abducted 6489 Palestinians, including 750 patients or wounded Palestinians, 250 children and 54 women, since the beginning of this year. The committee stated that the army also carried out extensive and very violent searched of homes, causing serious damage, […]

29 Dec
8:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

December 29, 2018 8:09 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, several homes in Faqqu’a village, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a young man. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Yasser Jamil Abu Khamis, after violently searches his home, in addition the homes of his father, […]

29 Dec
7:57

Army Bombards A Site In Central Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Saturday at dawn, fired two missiles into a site east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, causing damage to it and the surrounding buildings. Media sources said the missiles struck a site, believed to be run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of […]

28 Dec
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The nonviolent protesters marched from the center of the village carrying Palestinian flags, and […]

28 Dec
11:06

On 40th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian With Disability and Wound 18 Other Civilians, including 4 Children and 2 Paramedics

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): On Friday evening, 28 December 2018, Israeli forces Killed a Palestinian civilian with disability and wounded 18 other civilians, including 4 children and 2 paramedics (female and male), in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the […]

28 Dec
10:38

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injure A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli colonialist settlers attacked and injured, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian, Hatem Sameeh al-Mohtaseb, 22, told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) that he was surrounded and assaulted by ten colonists in the […]

28 Dec
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Disabled Palestinian, Injure Eight In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian, and injured at least eight, including a medic and a photojournalist, during the Great March Of Return processions in the besieged Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said two of the wounded suffered life-threatening injuries. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in […]

28 Dec
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Protesters In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several protesters during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. The procession started on Friday afternoon from the center of Kufur Qaddoum, and was attended by dozens of Palestinians, Morad […]

28 Dec
8:02

Al-Haq Sends Urgent Appeal to UN Special Procedures on the Enforced Disappearance of Saleh Omar Barghouthi

By Al-Haq Human Rights Organization: On Sunday, 23 December 2018, Al-Haq sent a joint urgent appeal to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures regarding the enforced disappearance of Palestinian citizen Saleh Omar Barghouthi, 29, following his detention by the Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) near the town of Surda, north of […]

28 Dec
8:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (20 – 26 December 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 20 – 26 December 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child and a person with mobility impairment, were killed. 142 civilians, […]

28 Dec
8:29

Remembering the Israeli 2008 Offensive on Gaza (VIDEO)

Rebecca Stead is an MA graduate of SOAS University of London, focused on Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic, with special attention to the history, culture and politics of Israel-Palestine, specifically, and the Levant, more broadly. What: Israel waged a three-week military offensive against the Gaza Strip, killing almost 1,400 Palestinians […]

27 Dec
8:09

Erdogan: Netanyahu Is An ‘Oppressor, Cruel, At The Head Of State Terror’

Tensions between Turkey and Israel were ratcheted on Sunday, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be an “oppressor”. Netanyahu hit back in a speech, later the same day, calling Erdogan an “anti-Semitic dictator” who is “obsessed with Israel.” Speaking to a group of […]

27 Dec
7:55

Israeli Extremists Vandalize Palestinian Property in Nablus

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian-owned properties, in the Burqa village of the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus, on Wednesday. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said that Israeli settlers threw rocks at Palestinian vehicles passing by. The windows of the vehicles were […]

27 Dec
2:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron, One In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians from Hebron, and one from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Majdi Khamis Rasras, 22, at a gas station in the al-Fawwar refugee camp, southwest of Hebron. They added that […]

26 Dec
6:44

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jenin, One In Hebron

December 26, 2018 6:44 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, three Palestinians, including two former political prisoners, in Jenin, in northern West Bank, and one in Hebron, in the southern part, after the army invaded and searched several homes. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched […]

26 Dec
6:15

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Car Repair Facility Near Nablus

December 26, 2018 6:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

On Wednesday evening, Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished a car repair facility. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers demolished the facility, owned by Raja Daraghma, located near the main […]

26 Dec
6:02

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Including Two Children, In Jerusalem

December 26, 2018 6:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinian children and a young man from Batn al-Hawa neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and were extensively […]

26 Dec
5:35

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Assault An Elderly Palestinian Man Near Nablus

A number of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked and injured, Wednesday, an elderly Palestinian man while herding his sheep in Burqa village, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said […]

26 Dec
4:50

Army Injures A Palestinian Near Nablus

December 26, 2018 4:50 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a Palestinian driver near Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at the car of Rad Omar Thiab, 35, from Kafr Qalil village, south of Nablus, and injured him. In a brief statement, the […]

26 Dec
5:44

Israeli Forces Raid Towns in South Hebron Hills

Israeli forces, on Tuesday, raided Palestinian residential homes and tents of multiple towns in the South Hebron Hills,  east of the town of Yatta, south of Hebron, occupied West Bank, said a local activist. According to WAFA, Israeli forces raided and blocked the South Hebron Hills towns of al-Masdara, Ar-Rakeez, and […]

26 Dec
5:36

VIDEO: Kairos Palestine Assures that “Christian Palestinians are also Palestinians”

The Kairos Palestine initiative, in its 9th annual statement, has called on the Christian community, in Palestine and in the world, to recognize Israel as an apartheid state, and to end the occupation and end attempts to shift the identity of Jerusalem towards a “Jewish only” policy. PNN reports that, […]

26 Dec
5:29

Report: Settler Attacks Increased by 60% in 2018

by Madeeha Araj, PNN In its latest weekly report about Israeli settlements activities in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the National Bureau for the Defense of Land stated as follows… The course of hatred and attacks on the Palestinian people continue and take a more dangerous curve following the formation […]

25 Dec
8:21

Illegal Colonists Cut 200 Olive Saplings Near Hebron

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers from Beit Yair colony, which was built on Palestinian lands east of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron cut and uprooted, on Tuesday morning, at least 200 olive saplings. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and […]

25 Dec
7:15

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Occupied Jerusalem

December 25, 2018 7:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men from their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, and confiscated a tractor near Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the at-Tour and Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhoods, in addition to Shu’fat refugee camp, and interrogated many […]

25 Dec
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jenin

December 25, 2018 6:23 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Jenin, after the army invaded many homes and searched them. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Ein Yabrud village, northeast of the city, and abducted […]

25 Dec
4:30

Israeli Forces Suppress Sit-in for Human Rights Activist near Ofer Prison

Several Palestinians suffocated from tear gas inhalation as Israeli forces suppressed the demonstration of a crowd who gathered in front of Ofer prison, in solidarity with prominent Palestinian human rights activist Abdullah Abu Rahmeh. Abu Rahmeh was sentenced to four months in prison, a suspended sentence for three years and […]

24 Dec
9:23

Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands In Qalqilia To Expand Illegal Colony

Israeli bulldozers, accompanied by dozens of soldiers, invaded Palestinian lands in Immatain town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and bulldozed nearly 30 Dunams of privately-owned lands, to expand an illegal colony. Media sources in Qalqilia said the soldiers surrounded and isolated the lands, located between Immatain […]

24 Dec
7:27

Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of Palestinians at Gaza Protest

Israeli forces attacked, Monday,  the Naval March protest taking place along the northern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. The peaceful protests, taking place for 21 weeks, with the intent of ending the 11 year Israeli/Egyptian blockade on Gaza. Israeli forces injured at least 27 Palestinian protesters, Maan News Agency […]

24 Dec
4:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Hebron, Young Man in Qalqilia

December 24, 2018 4:02 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two Palestinian children from the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, in addition to a young man in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers violently searched and ransacked many homes, and […]

24 Dec
3:18

Army Abducts A Waqf Employee In Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers assaulted and abducted, Monday, a Palestinian employee of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took him to an unknown destination. The employee has been identified as Ashraf Sharabati, and was taken prisoner after groups of soldiers, police officers and […]

24 Dec
3:11

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man, And A Child, In Jerusalem

December 24, 2018 3:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man, and a child, from Hizma and al-Ram town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded Hizma town, northeast of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Fuad Ali Khatib. The soldiers invaded the al-Ram town, north of Jerusalem, and […]

24 Dec
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Schoolchildren In Betunia

December 24, 2018 2:36 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two schoolchildren in Betunia town, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Eyewitnesses said several army jeeps invaded the Schools area in Betunia, harassed children in the schools’ area, and searched some of them. They added that the soldiers abducted two schoolchildren, and moved […]

24 Dec
5:02

Family of Slain Palestinian Youth Demands Investigation

A Palestinian teenager was recently shot and killed at the Bet Il checkpoint, at the northern entrance of the occupied West Bank city of al-Bireh. Qassem al-Abbassi, 17, was killed by Israeli forces on Thursday night, while he was in a private vehicle with his friends who were attempting to pass the […]

24 Dec
4:40

Alert Status Raised along Gaza Strip

The Israeli occupation army has raised alert status along Gaza’s border, and enacted additional security measures for fear of any revenge attack from Gaza, Hebrew media sources reported, according to Al Ray. Walla Israeli info site reported that the security measures came about lest Palestinian resistance factions carry out an […]

24 Dec
4:28

Settlers Bulldoze Palestinian Land in Nablus Area

Israeli settlers bulldozed privately-owned Palestinian land in the town of Awarta, east of the city of Nablus, occupied West Bank, said a local activist. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlements activities in the northern West Bank, told WAFA correspondence that settlers bulldozed land belonging to Palestinian residents for the benefit of […]

24 Dec
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Bethlehem, Open Fire At A Car In Hebron

December 24, 2018 2:46 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian man from Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and stopping him at the Container Roadblock, north of Bethlehem, and opened fire at a car in Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at the Container military roadblock, north […]

24 Dec
2:14

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Demolish A Palestinian Room In Hebron

A number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers demolished, Sunday, a room which was built by a local Palestinian youth group in Tal Romedia neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The room was built by local volunteers of the Somoud Center of the Youth Coalition Against Settlements, in […]

23 Dec
3:47

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Hebron

December 23, 2018 3:47 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, many Palestinians in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades in its streets, alleys, and several homes, causing […]

23 Dec
1:14

Israeli Soldiers Briefly Detain Three Schoolgirls Near Ramallah

December 23, 2018 1:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers detained, on Sunday morning, three schoolgirls from Betunia Basic School, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank, and threatened to attack any person who approached them after placing them in their jeep, and released them shortly afterwards. The Palestinian Ministry of Education denounced the ongoing Israeli violation, and […]

23 Dec
12:48

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

December 23, 2018 12:48 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded and violently searched several homes in Dar Mousa neighborhood, west of al-Khader, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. They added that […]

23 Dec
11:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man from the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took him to an interrogation and detention facility. The Palestinian, Nitham Abu Rammouz, was detained when dozens of soldiers, officers and groups of illegal colonialist settlers stormed the courtyards of the […]

23 Dec
11:21

Soldiers Search Homes, Summon Former Detainee For Interrogation, In Hebron

December 23, 2018 11:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Sunday, Hebron city, and near by Yatta town, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched homes, and summoned a former political prisoner for interrogation. Media sources said the soldiers violently searched homes in Hebron city, and interrogated several Palestinians before summing a former […]

23 Dec
9:04

Huwwara Residents Foil An Attack By Colonialist Settlers

Members of the popular Local Guards Committee, an unarmed group of residents in Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, managed to foil an infiltration attack, carried out by extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers into their town. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s […]

22 Dec
11:25

Israel To Autopsy the Corpse Of Qassem Abasi

Salwa Hammad, the coordinator of the Palestinian National Committee for Retrieving Bodies of Martyrs, said that Israel has decided to autopsy the corpse of Qassem al-Abasi, 17, who was killed by Israeli soldiers on December 20th, 2018. Hammad said that Qassem’s corpse would likely be handed back to his family […]

22 Dec
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Jenin Refugee Camp

December 22, 2018 11:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn and on Friday at night, two young Palestinian men from Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Baha’ Mohammad Abu al-Haija, after summoning him to Salem military and security base for […]

22 Dec
10:13

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported, earlier Saturday, that a young Palestinian man, 18 years of age, died from serious wounds he suffered, Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson […]

22 Dec
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

December 22, 2018 9:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Medical sources have reported, on Friday evening, that many Palestinians suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers surrounded the refugee camp, before invading it, and fired dozens of gas bombs and […]

22 Dec
6:17

Army Tightens Rules of Engagement

The commander of the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, General Eran Niv, has reportedly tightened the rules of opening fire, for Israeli forces, on Friday, after a Palestinian teen was shot and killed near Ramallah, late Thursday. According to Israeli new outlets, Niv entitled the soldiers to only […]

22 Dec
2:34

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Kill 3 Palestinian Civilians, including 1 Child and 1 Man with Mobility Impairment, and Wound 115 Civilians”

On 39th  Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Kill 3 Palestinian Civilians, including 1 Child and Person with Mobility Impairment, and Wound 115 Other Civilians, including 21 Children, 2 Women, 2 Journalists and 3 Paramedics On Friday evening, 21 December 2018, Israeli forces Killed 3 […]

22 Dec
2:22

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eight Palestinians In Nablus

December 22, 2018 2:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, eight Palestinians in Orif and Beita towns, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported that the soldiers shot one Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and caused five others to suffer the effects […]

22 Dec
2:20

Update: Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinians, Including A Child, Injure 115, Including 2 Journalists And 4 Medics In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have killed, three Palestinians, including a child, and a man with a mobility impairment, and wounded 115 civilians, including two journalists and four medics, during the Great Return March processions in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Palestinian […]

21 Dec
2:37

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, heading towards the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall, […]

21 Dec
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Ramallah, Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, six young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Hebron and Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked homes and stores, and confiscated surveillance recordings. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes and […]

21 Dec
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Jerusalem

December 21, 2018 12:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at night, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock, in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a military roadblock at the entrance of Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of Jerusalem, before abducting a young man, identified as Malek […]

21 Dec
4:26

PCHR: Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 December 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 13 – 19 December, 2018. Israeli forces killed Ashraf Na’alwah in a crime of extra-judicial execution. 2 civilians, including an elderly, were killed in Ramallah and al-Bireh. 24 Palestinian civilians were wounded, including 7 […]

21 Dec
4:04

Yesh Din: Israeli Politician Calls for Citizen Attacks on Palestinians

Extremist right wing Israeli Member of Knesset Bezalel Smotrich has called for illegal Jewish settlers to attack Palestinians, asserting that the lives of Jews are more valuable than those of Palestinians. On his twitter account, Smotrich wrote: “I call on my heroic [settler] friends and pioneers to come out tonight […]

21 Dec
3:51

Settlers Level Palestinian Lands in Bethlehem, Ramallah

Israeli settlers razed Palestinian-owned lands in the Battir village, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, on Thursday morning. Local activist, Hassan Breijieh, representative of the Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee, said that Israeli settlers razed lands northwest of Battir, west of Bethlehem City, to create or open […]

21 Dec
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teen from occupied Jerusalem, and injured two others, after opening fire at their car near Beit El military roadblock, north of the al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. Media sources said the slain teen has been […]

20 Dec
2:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Thursday, at least ten Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded many homes in Kobar village, north of the central West Bank […]

20 Dec
1:35

Colonialist Settlers Write Racist Graffiti, Puncture Tires, Near Jerusalem

A number of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Beit Hanina town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and wrote racist graffiti, in addition to puncturing tires. Local Palestinians said the colonists invaded the al-Gharabla neighborhood, adjacent to the illegal Pisgat Zeev colony, which was built on […]

20 Dec
12:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians in Ramallah, One In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians from Kobar village and Ramallah city, in central West Bank, in addition to one woman from Hizma, north of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources in Ramallah said dozens of soldiers invaded Kobar village, north of the city, and conducted extensive and violent […]

20 Dec
4:51

Settlers Assault Farmers in Masafer Yatta

Israeli settlers assaulted Palestinian farmers, in the Masafer Yatta area of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, on Wednesday, and attempted to seize their lands. Rateb al-Jbour, coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern Hebron said that Israeli settlers assaulted several Palestinian farmers in Masafer Yatta, according […]

20 Dec
4:42

54 Palestinian Children Killed, Over 900 Detained Since 2018

The PLO’s Abdullah Hourani Center for Studies and Documentation has reported that 54 Palestinian children have been killed by Israeli forces since the beginning of this year. Hourani Center mentioned, in a report about the blatant violations against Palestinian minors, that 44 of them were killed during the Great March […]

19 Dec
11:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians in Tubas, Jenin, And Hebron

December 19, 2018 11:52 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians in Tubas governorate, in northeastern West Bank, two in Jenin, in northern West Bank, and one in Hebron, in the southern part. The Jenin office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded and […]

19 Dec
10:48

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Lands Near Nablus

Dozens of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian farmlands in ‘Asira al-Qibliya town, 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 brought a bulldozer and other […]

19 Dec
10:27

Amy Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously, Abduct Two, In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of  Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and conducted very violent searches of homes, before abducting two Palestinians, and wounding two others, including one who suffered serious injuries, during ensuing protests. Media sources said the soldiers […]

19 Dec
8:56

Israel Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In Jerusalem’s al-’Isawiya

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian homes  and buildings in the al-‘Isawiya town in occupied Jerusalem, and violently searched them, before interrogating many Palestinians, and abducted at least twenty of them, in addition to summoning two others for interrogation. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member […]

19 Dec
5:03

Palestinians Have A Legal Right To Armed Struggle

by Stanley L Cohen (edited for the IMEMC by c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g) Long ago, it was settled that resistance and even armed struggle against a colonial occupation force is not just recognised under international law but specifically endorsed. In […]

19 Dec
4:26

Soldiers Destroy Hundreds of Cactus Seedlings in Northern Jordan Valley

Israeli forces, on Tuesday, destroyed a number cactus seedlings belonging to a Palestinian resident of the northern Jordan Valley, said a local activist, according to WAFA. Mutaz Bsharat, who monitors settlement activity in the Tubas district, said that the soldiers cut down hundreds of five-month-old cactus seedlings belonging to local […]

19 Dec
12:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron, One In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men from Hebron governorate, in the southern part if the occupied West Bank, and one in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers closed the entrance of the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, installed a […]

19 Dec
12:20

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers chased, on Tuesday evening, many Palestinians in Tammoun town, south of Tubas in northeastern West Bank, and injured some of them. Media sources in Tubas said the soldiers attacked many Palestinians, who protested the invasion, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, in addition to […]

19 Dec
12:02

Illegal Israeli Settlers Raid, Vandalize Village in West Bank

Illegal Israeli settlers, Tuesday, raided the village of Yasouf, near the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, adjacent to the illegal settlement of Ariel, witnesses told WAFA. The colonialist settlers spray-painted provocative and inflammatory language on the village’s mosque, and slashed tires on Palestinian owned vehicles. The words spray painted […]

18 Dec
3:11

Israeli Undercover Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Shortly After His Release From Prison

Undercover Israeli officers kidnapped, Tuesday, a young Palestinian political prisoner, after ambushing near his home, following his release from prison after serving a year behind bars, while the soldiers abducted his father, and several members of his family. The undercover soldiers and police officers infiltrated into the al-Isawiya town, in […]

18 Dec
2:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 24 Palestinians, among them the wife of a political prisoner, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes across the […]

18 Dec
12:45

Israeli Military Demolishes Two Apartment Buildings in Jerusalem

The Israeli military on Tuesday invaded the Palestinian neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukaber in Jerusalem and demolished two Palestinian-owned apartment buildings under the pretext that they were “built without a permit”. Israel has issued no permits for Palestinians to build on their land in Jerusalem since 1967, but the excuse is […]

18 Dec
6:08

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Ambulance, Injure Palestinian Youth

One Palestinian youth was injured by shrapnel from live Israeli ammunition, after forces opened fire targeting his vehicle in the Silwad area of Ramallah, late Sunday. Witnesses reported that Israeli forces, deployed at military checkpoint at the western entrance of Silwad, opened live fire targeting a Palestinian vehicle. The driver […]

18 Dec
1:53

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Invade The Area Surrounding St. Saba Monastery In Bethlehem

Hundreds of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Monday evening, the vicinity of the historic Christian Mar Saba (St. Saba) Monastery, near the al-‘Obeydiyya town, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Locals said the heavily armed illegal colonists invaded the area in many cars and buses, while Israeli […]

18 Dec
1:14

Palestinian Injured After Being Rammed By A Settler’s Car Near Bethlehem

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man was injured, on Monday evening, by a speeding Israeli colonialist settler who rammed him with his car, east of the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The sources said Mohammad Mahmoud Ghazal, 19, suffered lacerations and bruises to […]

18 Dec
12:34

20th Weekly Boat Protest Attacked by Israeli Naval Forces Near Gaza

The Israeli navy, with battleships stationed just off the coast of the Gaza Strip, fired live bullets, tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at protesters who, for the 20th straight Monday, gathered on the beach and set off in small fishing boats with flags and signs to challenge the Israeli […]

18 Dec
12:16

Extremist Israelis Vandalize Cars, Property, In Nazareth

As the city of Nazareth, in the northern part of the country, prepares for the celebration of Christmas, extremist Israelis on Monday,spray-painted hateful, racist anti-Arab slogans in the Arab majority city. They wrote in Hebrew, “Death to Arabs“, and “The land of Israel belongs to the people of Israel“, witnesses […]

17 Dec
1:59

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injure A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Monday, a Palestinian car near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, forcing it to stop before dragging the driver out of his vehicle, and continuously assaulting him, causing various cuts and bruises. Media sources said the illegal colonists hurled stones at the car […]

17 Dec
1:25

Soldiers Abduct Two Children, Injure Two Others In Silwan

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian children and injured two others, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded Batn al-Hawa neighborhood in Silwan, before storming and ransacking many homes. […]

17 Dec
11:29

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Na’alwa Family Home, Injure Seven Palestinians And Abduct Three

December 17, 2018 11:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Shweika area, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished the family home of Ashraf Na’alwa,  23, who was killed by the army in a Palestinian home in Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus. The […]

17 Dec
9:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Ramallah And Bethlehem Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in Ramallah and Bethlehem, in addition to searching homes and installing roadblocks in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central […]

17 Dec
5:16

Settlers Continue to Attack Palestinians under Army’s Protection

Palestinian residents of villages adjacent to Israeli settlements, on Saturday evening, tried to prevent Israeli settlers from storming and attacking their villages, while the Israeli army was watching and providing them with protection. Hebron  Settlers from “Kharsina and Kiryat Arba” settlements East of Hebron, threw stones and empty bottles at […]

17 Dec
4:57

Hebron Schools Gassed (VIDEO)

12/16/18, International Solidarity Movement, Al-Khalil Team, Hebron, Occupied Palestine At 1pm, 4 Israeli occupation soldiers entered Salaymeh neighbourhood, Hebron. Activists were present from 12:30 pm and did not witness any stones thrown or other provocation. The soldiers fired 21 tear gas rounds in under 5 minutes into the street outside the […]

17 Dec
4:25

Dozens Of Palestinians Gather In Na’alwa Home As Army Prepares To Demolish it

December 17, 2018 4:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Dozens of Palestinians started gathering, on Sunday evening, in and around the family home of Ashraf Na’alwa, as Israeli soldiers are preparing to demolish it, in Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank. The Palestinians started flocking to the home, and its surrounding area, in an attempt to […]

17 Dec
4:05

Israeli Naval Forces Wound Fisherman, Arrest 4 Others and Detain Fishing Boats

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On Saturday, 15 December 2018, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats, wounded a fisherman and arrested him. Moreover, Israeli naval forces chased Palestinian fishing boats, arrested 4 fishermen and detained 2 fishing boats as part of the ongoing Israeli attacks against […]

17 Dec
3:28

Israeli Soldiers Ram Two Palestinians With Jeep, Abduct One, Near Ramallah

December 17, 2018 3:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers rammed, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, and abducted another Palestinian near Qalandia terminal. Eyewitnesses said the two were driving a motorcycle when a speeding army jeep rammed them, during […]