Category Archives: Israeli Settlement

14 Dec
2:45

Israeli Colonialist Settler Shoots A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that a Palestinian was shot and injured after an illegal Israeli colonialist settler shot him with live rounds at the Nablus-Ramallah road, near the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man was shot in his leg, […]

14 Dec
2:10

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in the al-Mughayyir Palestinian town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians held a procession in the town, after performing noon prayers on their lands, in the eastern meadow area. They added that the soldiers […]

14 Dec
11:53

Israeli Soldier Injured In Beit El Colony

Israeli sources have reported, on Friday morning, that one soldier was moderately injured in Beit El colony, near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city in central West Bank, after a Palestinian struck him in the head. The sources stated that the Palestinian managed to cross the fence into the colony, […]

14 Dec
7:13

Entrance to Al-Arroub Refugee Camp Sealed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces sealed off the main entrance of the al-Arroub refugee camp in Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, Thursday evening. According to Ma’an, locals reported that the Israeli army sealed off the entrance to the camp, in addition to setting up several flying checkpoints on a number of roads […]

14 Dec
7:02

Israeli Excavations Damage Palestinian Village

Palestinians in Silwan examine new holes in the landscape next to the City of David, December 8, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT DECEMBER 14, 2018 Palestinians discover damage to a parking lot next to the settlement-cum-archeological site City of David. Israeli archeological excavations have led to […]

14 Dec
12:55

After Army Closes Roads To Facilitate Colonists’ Protest, Many Palestinian Cars Damaged

Israeli soldiers closed, on Thursday evening, all main military roadblocks leading to Nablus, in northern West Bank, to facilitate a protest by extremist colonists, before many of them started throwing stones at Palestinian car in the area, causing damage. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers closed all military roadblocks […]

14 Dec
12:39

Israeli Colonists Invade Village Near Ramallah, Shoot A Palestinian

A group of armed extremist Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Thursday evening, Beitin Palestinian village, north of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate in central West Bank, and shot a young man. Media sources in Ramallah said the settlers invaded the village, fired many live rounds and […]

14 Dec
12:27

60 Year Old Palestinian Man Shot Dead By Israeli Soldiers

The Israeli military, according to Israeli media sources, has admitted that its soldiers mistakenly killed Hamdan Tawfiq Arda, 60, after initially claiming that he had deliberately tried to ram his vehicle into soldiers, in the Industrial Zone in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses told Maan News Agency that […]

13 Dec
2:00

Two Israelis Killed In Shooting Attack Near Ramallah

Israeli sources have reported that two settlers were killed, and two others were injured, in a shooting attack close to the illegal colony of Ofra, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The shooting took place at the hitchhiking section of Givat Assag, in the Benyamin Regional Council of Settlements, between […]

13 Dec
8:17

The Slow Genocide of Palestinians Continues in Asira al-Qibliya

13th December 2018, International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team, Asira Al Qibliya, Nablus, occupied Palestine (photo: Settlements overlooking Asira Al Qibliya) “This is the line,” Oussam Khalifa Ahmad illustrates as he takes us on a tour of his threatened land. “We are now passing into (Area) C.” Depending on where you look, some […]

13 Dec
8:08

Soldiers and Settlers Raid Archaeological Site in West Bank

Israeli soldiers, accompanied Jewish settlers, broke into the northern West Bank village and archaeological site of Sebastia on Wednesday, upon which confrontations with the village’s Palestinian residents ensued, according to mayor of Sebastia Mohammad Azzam. Azzam told WAFA correspondence that the soldiers accompanied a busload of fanatic settlers in a […]

11 Dec
1:57

Israeli Army Orders A Palestinian To Halt Construction Of His Home

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, delivered an order instructing a Palestinian to halt the construction of his home, and summoned three home owners for interrogation. Local media activist Ibrahim Awad said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and handed […]

11 Dec
11:54

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Of Palestinian Cars, Write Racist Graffiti Near Ramallah

A number of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, into Beitin Palestinian village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, punctured tires of parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Ramallah said the assailants came from Beit El illegal colony, which was […]

11 Dec
3:15

Israeli Colonists Attack A Home, Many Cars, Near Nablus

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Monday, a Palestinian home in Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and hurled stones at cars near Huwwara military roadblock. Media sources in Nablus have reported that the illegal colonists surrounded a home in Huwwara, and hurled stones at […]

10 Dec
10:37

Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Nablus

Dozens of Israeli soldiers accompanied, on Monday at dawn,several buses loaded with colonialist settlers into the northern West Bank city of Nablus to visit Joseph’s Tomb site, before clashing with local protesters,shooting four, and causing twenty to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the invasion was carried […]

10 Dec
5:47

US Evangelicals Have Donated Some $65M to Illegal Settlements

Right-wing evangelical organizations have raised tens of millions of dollars, over the past 10 years, to fund settlement projects in the West Bank, a report published by Haaretz newspaper reported, on Sunday. According to the PNN, the newspaper said that it had conducted an audit of the funds, estimated to […]

10 Dec
5:30

Seven Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injured In West Bank Shooting

Israeli sources have reported that, on Sunday evening, seven settlers were injured, including a pregnant woman who was seriously wounded, in a shooting attack near the illegal colony of Ofra, which was built on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said a pregnant woman, 21, […]

09 Dec
11:44

Palestinian Man Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Colonists’ Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was injured, on Sunday evening, after an Israeli colonialist settler rammed a man him with his car near the entrance of Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the man, […]

08 Dec
10:53

Insidious Colonial Strategy

12/07/18 International Solidarity Movement In the area of Salfit, harassment by settlers is a regular occurrence. They come to the villages, often late at night, to graffiti messages of hatred, and also vandalize cars and property. New settlements are being established frequently and are rapidly expanding. Farris is a university […]

08 Dec
10:08

Settlement Waterline Will Harm Palestinian Farmers

Israeli plans to build a 7-kilometer long water pipeline between two illegal settlements, in the north of the West Bank, will harm several Palestinian farmers whose land will be affected by a pipeline that will cut through their land, Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official, said on Saturday. Daghlas told WAFA […]

07 Dec
7:47

Peaceful Protest Suppressed By Israeli Forces

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.  The soldiers shot live ammunition and tear-gas canisters at the peaceful citizens, causing many to suffer the effects of tear-gas inhalation, the Popular Committee against […]

07 Dec
2:52

Soldiers Deliver Demolition Orders In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, stormed many neighborhoods, and photographed  many homes, buildings and streets, before handing demolition orders targeting several buildings, and summoned many owners for interrogation. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said the soldiers, and personnel […]

05 Dec
1:43

Elderly Woman Injured After Colonialist Settler Rammed Her With His Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that an elderly woman was injured, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, after a speeding illegal Israeli colonialist setter rammed her with his car. Mohammad Awad, the head of the Emergency Department of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Bethlehem, said […]

05 Dec
2:23

Israeli Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers destroyed a Palestinian family home Tuesday, in Occupied East Jerusalem WAFA reported. A large number of Israeli police officers and soldiers stormed the town of Jabal Al-Mukkaber, surrounded and blockaded the house, preventing residents from approaching, and restricting movement of others. The home was still under construction, and […]

02 Dec
11:52

Israeli Settlers Slash Tires in Kafr Qassem

The Palestinian village of Kafr Qassem, east of Tel Aviv was stormed by Israeli settlers Sunday, who vandalized many cars, local sources told Maan News. Dozens of settlers reportedly punctured tires of 32 vehicles belonging to Palestinians, and spray painted threats and racist slurs. Some of the slogans that damaged […]

30 Nov
9:36

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, 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 protesters marched from the center of the village, carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting for liberation, independence, the release of all detainees and […]

30 Nov
7:41

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, wounding three Palestinians with live fire, and causing dozens of suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular […]

30 Nov
10:00

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Friday at dawn, into a Palestinian village near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, punctured tires of several cars, and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources said the Israeli assailants infiltrated into al-Jab’a village, west or Bethlehem, before puncturing the tires of […]

30 Nov
6:29

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22 – 28 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 22 – 28 November, 2018. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 4 others, including a child, in the West Bank. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful […]

30 Nov
5:51

Palestinian Leadership Pressured to Release Detainee Held for Selling Property to Settlers

The Palestinian leadership and general intelligence service have come under immense pressure and threats, in order to force the release of a detainee held for selling property, in occupied Jerusalem, to Israeli settlers, according to high ranking sources. Sources said, according to WAFA, that the chief of intelligence, Majed Faraj, […]

29 Nov
8:49

Israeli Prosecution Files Indictment Against Father Of Ashraf Na’alwa

The Israeli Prosecutor’s Office at an Israeli military court in the northern part of the West Bank, filed an indictment against Walid Suleiman Na’alwa, the father of Ashraf Na’alwa, accusing him of aiding his son, who shot and killed two Israeli colonists in Burkan colony. Israeli sources said the father […]

29 Nov
7:10

Settler Attacks Increase at Al Mughayyir

11/27/18 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team The village of Al Mughayyir sits 27 miles north of Jerusalem. Sitting above is the settlement of Shiloh, more than a quarter of which is constructed on Palestinian land, the locals say. An elder from the village reports that the settlers now come […]

29 Nov
2:39

Israel Supreme Court Grants Palestinian Land to The Jewish National Fund

The Israeli Supreme Court Wednesday ruled in favor of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) for ownership of 522 Dunams (129 acres) of Palestinian owned land according to Hebrew language outlets, reported Ma’an News Agency. The Palestinians previously appealed an Israeli Central Court decision handing over the land to the JNF, […]

28 Nov
11:02

P.A. Denounces Israel’s Confiscation Of 522 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands In Southern West Bank

The Palestinian Ministry Of Foreign Affairs issued a statement, Wednesday, strongly condemning an illegal Israeli decision to confiscate 522 Dunams (128.9 Acres) of Palestinian lands, for its colonialist activities, in the southern part of the West Bank. The Ministry described the Israeli decision as “racist,” and added that Israel’s so-called […]

27 Nov
8:25

Netanyahu: “No Settlement Will be Evacuated” in His Time

Speaking at a Likud party meeting on the thriving Israeli relations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he received an invitation to visit Chad and that he would make the visit. During the meeting as well, Netanyahu  reassured his Likud faction that the central West Bank Bedouin hamlet of Khan […]

26 Nov
11:44

EU Condemns Shu’fat Demolitions

The European Union condemned, on Saturday, the Israeli demolition ‎of some 20 commercial structures in Shu’fat Refugee Camp of occupied East Jerusalem, stressing its part of “illegal expansion of Israeli settlement.” On Wednesday, the Israeli occupation demolished buildings as part of the Jerusalem ‎municipality’s policy of expanding enforcement with ‎respect to illegally-built […]

26 Nov
11:37

Israeli Soldiers and Settlers Seize Palestinian Land in Nablus

Israeli settlers seized a part of a Palestinian-owned land in Jalud village, to the south of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli settlers, from the nearby illegal Israeli outpost of Ahiya, seized about 10 dunams (2.5 […]

26 Nov
10:55

Report: Israel Continues with Ethnic Cleansing Policies in Occupied Jerusalem

In its latest report about Israeli settlements activities in the occupied West Bank, the National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements stated that, within the Israeli plans to complete the settlement belt around Jerusalem in general, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque in particular, the Israeli High Court has approved the […]

26 Nov
3:47

Settlers Raid and Vandalize Ramallah Village

Israeli settlers, last night, punctured the tires of three Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray-painted racist graffiti on walls after raiding the village of al-Mughayyer, to the north of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Local witnesses told WAFA that settlers from the illegal Israeli  settlement of Adei-Ad punctured the tires of three […]

26 Nov
3:42

Settlers Block Trucks from Entering Gaza

On Sunday morning, dozens of Israeli settlers from the Gaza enclave settlements rallied to block the roads leading to the Karm Abu Salem crossing, to prevent the arrival of trucks to the Gaza Strip. According to the PNN, Kan Hebrew website reported that about 100 settlers living in the Gaza […]

25 Nov
9:12

Israel Is Building A New Illegal Colony In Nablus

The Israeli occupation authorities are ongoing with the destruction and bulldozing of private Palestinian lands in Ein Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, as part of growing construction of an illegal colony. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in […]

25 Nov
4:03

OCHA: Israeli Raids into Palestinian Schools on the Increase

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the Occupied Palestinian Territory has confirmed, that since the beginning of 2018, there has been a significant increase in incidents involving the entry of Israeli forces and settlers into Palestinian schools. In OCHA’s biweekly Protection of Civilians Report, […]

25 Nov
3:56

ISM Journals: Welcome to At Tuwani

It was 7am when we woke up after a night under the stars, in the village of At Tuwani, surrounded by arid hills and olive groves. It’s the kind of place you’d want to sightsee, or drink tea with the locals, admire the work of weaving and embroidery by the […]

25 Nov
3:41

Israel Attempts to Beautify Settlements amid International Rejection

Israel’s right-wing government, led by the Likud Party, is trying to improve the image of the settlement to the Israeli public and world opinion, aiming to encourage and settle Jewish communities including immigrants from Arab countries, Iran, Ethiopia and India in Israel, through broadcasting video clips via internet and mobile […]

24 Nov
11:23

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Dozens Of Trees Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Saturday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the Seder area, in Turmus Ayya village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and uprooted dozens of olive trees. The colonists invaded the Palestinian orchard and cut the trees although the land is […]

23 Nov
8:54

Israel Seeking to Establish 50km Settlement Belt in Jerusalem

Israel is planning to build a settlement belt around the occupied city of Jerusalem, in order to increase the Jewish population density, at the expense of Jerusalemites within the “Holy Basin” project, experts on Jerusalem affairs have said, according to the PNN. In the second and third legislative readings, the […]

23 Nov
12:32

Colonialist Settlers Puncture Car Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

A group of illegal colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Friday at dawn, Huwwara and ‘Aseera al-Qibliya villages, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, puncture tires of parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said […]

22 Nov
11:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 21 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14 – 21 November, 2018. Israeli forces killed a fisherman and continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 113 civilians, including 25 children, 3 women, 3 […]

22 Nov
4:08

ISM Report: Palestinians and Internationals Attacked with Gunfire in Mazra’a al-Qibliya (VIDEO)

11/19/18 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team Investigating a reported settler attack on a home outside of Mazra’a al-Qibliya, the residents, along with ourselves, were attacked by a settler on horseback on the 18th of November. The settler began by intruding on the property and brandishing a handgun. The […]

21 Nov
11:12

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Shed, Retaining Walls, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Khirbat al-Marajem area, which belongs to Duma town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before demolishing a residential shed, in addition to several retaining walls. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the […]

20 Nov
11:45

Knesset Approves Colonialist Constructions In Silwan

The Israeli Knesset approved, Monday, the construction of residential units for colonialist settlers, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, in the area that Israel has termed “The City of David National Park.” Media sources said 63 Knesset members approved the plan, while 41 others […]

20 Nov
10:43

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Cause Damage To Under-Construction Park Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Tuesday, an under-construction park, near 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 assailant attacked the under-construction park, owed by Ahmad Far’uniyya. The […]

20 Nov
2:29

AirBnB announces: No more listings in Israeli colonial settlements

On Monday, the international crowdsourced bed and breakfast company AirBnB announced that they will no longer allow listings that are located in Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land. The decision comes after a two year campaign of Human Rights Watch and other organizations, who pointed out that the promotion of […]

19 Nov
1:46

Soldiers Force Farmer And His Family Out Of Their Land, Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, a Palestinian agricultural land, owned by a local farmer in Ein al-Qassis area, west of the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and forced a farmer along with his family out of their land. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee […]

19 Nov
11:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, earlier Monday, three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after the residents intercepted illegal colonialist settlers invading their village, before attacking homes. Adel Amer, the Secretary […]

19 Nov
8:48

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Homes Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Monday at dawn, many homes in Orif village, south 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 the assailants came from the […]

19 Nov
1:28

Israeli Supreme Court Rules to Evict 40 Palestinians in Jerusalem

40 Palestinian family members will be forced into homelessness, following an Israeli Supreme Court decision to evict them from their homes. The ruling also sets a precedent that will likely result in the evictions of hundreds more Palestinians in a neighborhood that Israeli authorities have designated for ‘Jewish-only’ settlements as […]

18 Nov
9:21

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Ambulance In Hebron

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Sunday, a Palestinian ambulance while rushing to a patient in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing damage. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported that it received a call from a family of a patient […]

17 Nov
6:33

Colonialist Settlers Attack West Bank Farmers

Israeli settlers, on Saturday, reportedly attacked a Palestinian farmer, along with his family, while they were picking olives  in the Jabal Jales area, to the east of Hebron city, in the occupied West Bank. Local resident Rashed al-Tamini, who was picking olives with his family, said that settlers from a nearby […]

17 Nov
1:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure 15 Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers wounded, Saturday, at least fifteen Palestinians, including one who suffered a serious injury, in Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, during a nonviolent activity resisting the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands for the construction and expansion of Israel’s colonies. The Israeli assault took […]

16 Nov
10:07

Israeli Forces Suppress Weekly Protest In Kafr Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot Palestinian demonstrators, Friday, with rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters in Kafr Qaddoum, in the northern occupied West Bank District of Qalqilia. The coordinator of the weekly marches, Murad Ishteiwi, told Ma’an News Agency that two Palestinians were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets, while many more suffered […]

16 Nov
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession in Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources […]

16 Nov
2:00

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, local and international nonviolent protesters on Palestinian lands, in Jabal ar-Reesan Mountain, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens to suffer the effects of […]

14 Nov
9:20

Illegal Colonists Burn A Palestinian Car In Nablus (Video)

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli paramilitary settlers infiltrated, on Wednesday at dawn, into Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, burnt a Palestinian car, and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Nablus said the assailants burnt a car, owned by Mahmoud Mahfouth Shehada, after causing […]

11 Nov
6:25

Israel Orders Halt to Kindergarten Renovation in Hebron

Israeli authorities imposed a ban on renovations of a kindergarten in the southern Occupied West Bank city of Hebron, according to Hebron’s Rehabilitation Committee No justification was provided by Israel, for the ‘stop work order’ on the school building belonging to Palestinian Red Crescent Society. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

11 Nov
3:47

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered Two Weeks Ago Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Ramallah, in central West Bank, has reported that a young man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered two weeks earlier, when Israeli soldiers fired live rounds at Palestinians, protesting the illegal annexation of their lands, near Ramallah. The Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Shreiteh, […]

10 Nov
10:52

France Denounces Israel’s Decision to Build 792 New Units in Jerusalem

France has denounced an Israeli decision to building 792 new units in the illegal Ramat Shlomo and Ramot colonies, in occupied Jerusalem. The statement came after the so-called “Planning and Construction Committee” approved the plans, in the two colonies, located north of occupied East Jerusalem. France said it condemns the […]

09 Nov
3:07

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters in Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. Media sources said the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer the […]

09 Nov
2:58

Soldiers Attack Students during School Celebration

Israeli soldiers invaded Thursday, Beit Ta’mar Palestinian village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and started firing live rounds at students, teachers and officials of the Ministry of Education, during a school celebration. Media sources said the soldiers, and many illegal colonialist settlers, surrounded the area, before the […]

09 Nov
2:18

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Abducts Three And Attacks Ambulance near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians while praying on lands Israel intends to illegally annex in Jabal ar-Reesan, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many of them, including a medic, and abducted three. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Fares Nasser, Mohammad Manthoum, and a […]

09 Nov
12:00

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Kafr ed-Deek town, west of Salfit in Central West Bank, punctured tires of several parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Tubas said the assailants punctured the tires of several cars, before writing racist anti-Palestinian graffiti […]

08 Nov
10:05

Knesset Members, Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Heavily armed Israeli forces escorted an Israeli Knesset member, Shuli Mualem, as she entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, on Thursday. Head of the Public Relations and Media Department at the Islamic Endowment, Firas al-Dibs, said that MK Mualem stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque […]

08 Nov
12:32

Army Orders Palestinians Out Of Agricultural Land Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and ordered a farmer out, under the pretext that the area is considered “state Land.” Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said […]

07 Nov
7:06

Settlement Group Files Suit to Re-demolish Bethlehem School

The settlement organization known as “Regavim” has filed a lawsuit, in an Israeli court, to demolish the Tahaddi 5 school, in the Beit Ta’mar area, east of Bethlehem. The head of the office for the Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee in Bethlehem, Hassan Brejiya, said that the lawyer of Saint […]

07 Nov
10:22

Soldiers Demolish A Residential Building In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Ras Shehada area, in Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a residential building. The soldiers surrounded Ras Shehada area, and completely isolated it, before demolishing the building, owned by members of Sa’iri family. The demolished property […]

06 Nov
2:02

Soldiers Shoot A Woman Allegedly For Attempting To Stab Them

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a Palestinian woman at a gas station near the entrance of Kfar Adumim illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands in the al- ‘Ezariyya town, east of Jerusalem, after she reportedly attempted to stab them. Israeli sources quoted the military claiming that “the woman carried […]

05 Nov
2:46

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The incident took place at Elias Junction, near Keryat Arba’ illegal Israeli colony, east of Hebron city; the soldiers shot the young man, identified […]

05 Nov
8:16

Palestinian Infant Injured By Illegal Israeli Colonists Near Nablus

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands, hurled stones at a Palestinian car west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding an infant, only four months of age. Medical sources said the paramilitary settlers came from Havat Gilad, which was built on stolen Palestinian […]

04 Nov
7:59

Shops & Streets Forced to Close in Hebron City

Israeli forces sealed off the Bab al-Zawiya area, Beersheba Street and al-Shuhada Street, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, on Sunday. According to local sources, large numbers of Israeli forces were deployed across Hebron City to seal off various streets, went up the rooftops of several buildings […]

04 Nov
7:51

Dozens of Israeli Settlers Protest Goods Entering Gaza

Local Hebrew sources reported, according to Al Ray, that dozens of Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, crossed the road to Karem Abu Salem trade crossing, blocking Palestinian traffic. Channel 7 said that a terrible traffic jam developed, as a result of Israeli demonstrators gathering in protest of the deteriorating security […]

03 Nov
8:35

Israeli Colonists Attack Two Palestinians In Hebron

A number of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Friday evening, two Palestinians in the Salaima neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the assailants attacked the two Palestinians in their neighborhood, near the Ibrahimi Mosque, causing various cuts and bruises. […]

03 Nov
2:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers attacked many locals, and international peace activists, marching against the illegal Annexation […]

02 Nov
12:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From His Land In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a Palestinian man while working on his farmland in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Ramzi Rezeq Salah, who is also a former political prisoner, and took him to Etzion military base. They added that […]

02 Nov
12:25

Israeli Colonists Hurled Molotov Cocktails At Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers hurled, Friday, Molotov cocktails at Palestinian, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, on the Jenin-Nablus road. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists targeted many cars, but the Molotov cocktails […]

02 Nov
8:34

Lieberman Approves New Illegal Colony In Hebron Market

Israeli “Defense Minister” Avigdor Lieberman has approved plans for the construction of a new illegal colony in an old Palestinian vegetables market, in the heart of the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The approval of the new colony comes just a few […]

01 Nov
6:59

Bulldozers Raze Palestinian Lands in Tulkarem

Israeli bulldozers razed lands and uprooted olive trees in Palestinian lands adjacent to the Israeli illegal settlement of Avnei Hefetz, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Tulkarem, on Thursday morning. The Avnei Hefetz settlement was built on Palestinian-owned lands of the villages and towns of Shufa, Kafr al-Labad […]

01 Nov
6:37

Israeli Settlers Dump Sewage into Qalqilia-district Schoolyard

Israeli settlers from the illegal Sha’are Tikva settlement, on Thursday, dumped their sewage onto school property in the northern West Bank village of Azzun Atma, southeast of Qalqilia, said Alaa Marabeh, principal of Azzun Beit Amin Secondary School. He said, according to WAFA, that the sewage flooded the school courtyard […]

31 Oct
8:07

Israeli Settlers Attack Olive Harvest in Hebron

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian olive-pickers in the Tel Rumeida area of Hebron City, in the southern occupied West Bank, on Tuesday, and attempted to prevent them from picking olives in their lands, adjacent to the illegal Israeli settlement of Ramat Yishai. The lands belong to local Muhammad […]

31 Oct
7:12

Settlers Attack Palestinians near Ibrahimi Mosque

On Wednesday, a group of Israeli settlers gathers outside the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, and assaulted Palestinian citizens in protest against the broadcasting of the Azan (Muslim call to prayer) via loudspeakers used in the mosque. Palestinian citizen Yacoub Abu Jihad said that the settlers beat him and held him […]

31 Oct
1:34

Erekat: “Trump And Netanyahu Continue To Act On Destroying Peace”

The Secretary of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated that U.S. President Donald Trump, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, are ongoing with their politics to destroy the two-state solution, and replace it with their own facts on the ground, in violation of International Law. His statement came […]

29 Oct
11:34

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Invade Three Homes In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, three Palestinian homes in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Local sources in Hebron said the three homes are old and vacant, and added that the Israeli assailants caused damage to their inner walls, […]

29 Oct
8:48

After Demolishing Their Homes In Early September, Army Summons Three Palestinians For Interrogation

Israeli soldiers summoned, Sunday, three Palestinians from the al-Walaja town, northwest of Bethlehem, including one woman, for interrogation for “constructions’ violations,” although the military demolished their homes, earlier in September of this year. Local activist Ibrahim Awadallah, said the soldiers invaded Jweiza and Khallet as-Samak areas, and summoned Hanan ar-Razem, […]

28 Oct
11:26

Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Submit File to ICC Prosecutor: Investigate and Prosecute Pillage, Appropriation and Destruction of Palestinian Natural Resources

Today, on 26 October 2018, Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) submitted a 500-page file on alleged crimes committed by Israelis, in particular high-level Israeli officials, and individuals associated with corporations that are extracting and destroying Palestinian natural resources. The organisations […]

28 Oct
9:02

470 Illegal Settlement Units Approved East of Jerusalem

Maale Adumim is an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Palestinian Territories, seven kilometres east of Jerusalem, with a population of more than 37,000 settlers. According to Ma’an News Agency, Hebrew-language media sources claim 470 new housing units were approved by the Israeli government on Thursday, with a total of […]

28 Oct
12:49

Colony’s Guard Attacks Two Palestinians Near Nablus

An armed guard of an illegal Israeli colony near Qaryout town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, attacked a member of the town’s local council and a bulldozer driver, while conducting preparation work for a new agricultural road. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israeli […]

27 Oct
5:18

Settlers Vandalize Nazareth Village with Graffiti

Israeli settlers sprayed anti-Arab graffiti in the Yaffa al-Nasriyyeh village in Nazareth of northern Israel, early Friday morning. Locals said, according to Ma’an, that a group of Israeli settlers raided the Marah Ghuzlan neighborhood of the village, sprayed racist slogans, including “price tag,” “revenge,” and “death to Arabs” on walls […]

27 Oct
4:36

Settlers Close Off Entrance to Bethlehem Village

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Friday, shut down the west entrance to the village of Taqou, near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, local sources said. Dozens of settlers, backed by Israeli army and police, gathered at the west entrance to Taqou and banned Palestinian vehicles from entering or leaving the […]

27 Oct
12:07

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in And Ni’lin, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian and international peace activists, marching against the illegal occupation, the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in and Ni’lin villages, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the soldiers caused many locals and international […]

26 Oct
11:24

Army Attacks Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum, Injure Many Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against […]

25 Oct
7:35

Abu Rodeina: “No Peace, No Security, Without An Independent Palestinian State”

In response to statements by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, the official spokesperson of the Palestinian President, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said that there can be no peace or security without establishing an independent and contiguous Palestinian State, with East Jerusalem as its capital. Abu Rodeina stated that Israel, and its […]