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14 Mar
12:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Conduct Military Drills, In Jenin

March 14, 2019 12:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a young man, and conducted military drills on Palestinian lands in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Rami Jamal Yassin, after invading and ransacking his home in Deir […]

13 Feb
9:15

Israeli Army To Displace Fifty Families To Conduct Military Drills

The Israeli army has ordered fifty Palestinian Bedouin families, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, to leave their dwellings, all day Wednesday, so that the soldiers can conduct live-fire military drills, including the use of explosives. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at the Palestinian […]

09 Feb
7:35

Israeli and US Forces to Begin Major Military Drills

Amid growing tension along the northern border, Israeli and US forces will hold their annual joint exercise next week, to test the level of coordination between the two armies, in the event of future conflicts. The exercise is part of a long standing agreement, between the US and Israel, to […]

27 Nov
7:51

Israeli Military Drills Commence in West Bank and Gaza

The Israeli occupation army, on Tuesday afternoon, began military training at the Zikim military point, near the Gaza shore north of Beit Lahiya, where Gazans could hear the sound of explosions and the movement of active army forces. Israeli Channel 7 said that, in the evening, the army will begin […]

15 Aug
12:38

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home, Force Out Families for Military Drills

Israeli forces, on Tuesday, demolished a house belonging to a Palestinian resident in the town of Deir Dibwan, east of the West Bank district of Ramallah, said local WAFA sources. Israeli forces reportedly stormed the area, accompanied by bulldozers and heavy machinery, before proceeding to demolish the house. The house […]

22 Jun
9:25

Israel To Displace 21 Families While Its Army Holds Drills In West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at night, Khirbat Hamsa al-Foqa village, in Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, and handed warrants to 21 families, ordering them to leave their dwellings while the army conducts live fire training. The soldiers handed 18 orders to 21 families, instructing them all to […]

05 Mar
5:36

16 Bedouin Families to Be Evacuated for Military Drills

Israeli occupation authorities, on Monday morning, have notified 16 Palestinian families that they will be evicted from their homes in Khirbat Ibiziq village, east of Tubas, under the pretext that the Israeli army will conduct military drills in the area. According to the official over the Jordan Valley file in […]

26 Mar
10:47

Israeli Military Drills Begin in West Bank, Jordan Valley Families Ordered to Leave

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, started military drills in several areas of the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom. The drills are set to last until Thursday. WAFA correspondence reports that, according to the newspaper, an Israeli forces spokesperson said the drills are already planned for, […]

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 […]

14 Nov
6:57

Israel Seizes Land near Salfit, Evicts 10 Jordan Valley Families over Military Drills

Israeli forces, on Sunday, confiscated an 18-dunam plot of land near Salfit town, in the central occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Jamal al-Ahmad, a local anti-settlement activist, said that, by declaring the plot a state land, Israel will have taken over 138 dunams of land in the area, […]

02 Nov
6:13

Jordan Valley: 9 Families Forced Out of Homes for Israeli Military Drills

Israeli forces have ordered nine Palestinian Bedouin families in the northern Jordan Valley to leave their homes, in order to make way for Israeli military training in the area, local sources said on Wednesday. Palestinians believe, according to WAFA, that the military exercises are part of a larger Israeli scheme […]

19 Jun
11:03

Military Drills East of Tubas

The Israeli army, on Sunday, reportedly conducted military drills across different parts of the northern Jordan Valley area to the east of Tubas, according to an official. Aref Daraghmeh, an expert on settlements and Israeli violations, informed WAFA that Israeli army forces Palestinians living in the eastern part of Tubas […]

04 May
8:18

Israeli Army Drills Continue to Set Fire to Jordan Valley Agricultural Lands

Fire erupted in a northern Jordan Valley grazing land, on Monday, after Israeli army embarked on live ammunition military training in the area, according to a local official.Aref Daraghmeh, head of Wadi al-Maleh village council, told WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency that fire engulfed large tracts of pastures used […]

05 Sep
5:47

U.S. – Egyptian Aerial Drills To Be Held Soon

The Middle East News Agency reported Tuesday that several American Air Force planes landed at an Egyptian Airbase to participate in joint drills with the Egyptian Air Force. The drills will start in the coming few days and will last for 10 days. The Agency said that the drills aim […]

06 Nov
10:25

US & Israel To Conduct Largest Drills In History

November 6, 2011 10:25 PM IMEMC News International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The U.S. and Israel are getting set to conduct their largest joint-military drill in their history, the U.S. Department of State’s Assistant for Political & Security Affairs, Andrew Schubert, announced on Sunday.Schubert said in a speech before The Washington Institute for Far East Policy, that 5,000 Israeli and U.S. soldiers […]

27 Apr
4:44

Due to Israel’s participation, Sweden Boycotts Air Force Drills in Italy

called off its participation in international air force exercises to take place in next month because of the involvement of the Israel Air Forces in the drills.  was supposed to send nine aircraft to for Volcanex 2006. Apparently, the main reason behind this boycott is the involvement of the Israeli […]

29 May
11:23

Israeli Soldiers Displace 15 Families To Conduct Military Training

Israeli soldiers displaced, Wednesday, fifteen Palestinian Bedouin families from their homes and dwellings, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, so that the army can conduct extensive live-fire military drills. Palestinian Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the military training, which includes the use of live fire and explosives, started at […]

15 May
10:19

The Northern Jordan Valley: A Testimony to the Ongoing Nakba

by Isra Ghourani 05/15/19 (WAFA) – In the early morning hours, the residents of Humsa al-Fawqa village, in the northern Jordan Valley, carry few supplies as they leave their homes by foot after being ordered to evacuate their tent encampments, to make room for Israeli military exercises. This scene brings […]

15 May
12:22

Israeli Military Training Causes Fire In Dozens Of Dunams Of Palestinian Lands

Large areas of Palestinian grazing lands were burnt, Tuesday, after the Israeli army conducted military drills in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers carried out military training, including the use of explosives, in the al-Boqei’a ash-Sharqiya and Hamsa areas in the Northern Plains […]

12 May
8:46

Army Detains Seven Journalists, One Human Rights Worker, In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Sunday, seven Palestinian journalists and one human rights worker, in the northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, as they were documenting the army while displacing families to conduct military training. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers detained seven journalists, identified as Hazem Nasser, Shadi Jarar’a, Ranin Sawafta, Shatha […]

08 May
10:46

Army To Displace 15 Bedouin Families For Military Training

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Hamsa al-Foqa area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and ordered fifteen Bedouin Palestinian families to leave their community as the military conducts live fire training. Mo’taz Bisharat, an official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at the Palestinian Authority in central West Bank, said the […]

02 Apr
5:15

United States and Israel Complete THAAD Missile Defense Exercises

The European Command of the United States Army (EUCOM) completed its four-week air defense exercise, including the deployment of the THAAD missile defense system into Israel for the first time. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) air defense system was deployed in Israel on March 4th 2019, following extensive […]

31 Mar
4:26

On Land Day, Jordan Valley Palestinians See Their Land Gradually Pulled from Under Their Feet

by Isra Ghourani, WAFA  On Friday morning, Palestinian residents of al-Farisieh village, in the northern Jordan Valley, were surprised to find out that Israeli settlers had fenced dozens of dunams of their land and planted them with olive trees. This transgression on the land is part of a series of daily […]

14 Mar
1:11

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including six students of Birzeit University, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in addition to four Palestinians, who were taken prisoner, on Wednesday evening, The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded […]

07 Feb
3:40

Army Displaces Dozens Of Bedouin Families To Conduct Military Training

Israeli soldiers displaced, on Wednesday morning, dozens of Bedouin Palestinian families from their tents and dwellings in several parts of the West Bank’s Northern Plains, in order to conduct military training. Media sources said the soldiers removed the families from the areas of ar-Ras al-Ahmar, Al-Mayta, al-Borj and Hammamat al-Maleh. […]

16 Jan
6:29

Army Destroys Jordan Valley Farmland

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

19 Dec
10:59

200 Cactus Seedlings Destroyed By Israeli Forces

Israeli forces on Tuesday uprooted 200 new cactus seedlings in the Jordan Valley, in the eastern part of the occupied West Bank. The cactus seedlings were the property of a Palestinian farmer named Faris Sawafta, from the Bardala village, according to local sources. He was planting the seedlings on his […]

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 […]

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 […]

06 Dec
3:34

Soldiers Storm A Home In Hebron To Conduct Training

December 6, 2018 3:34 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, to conduct training on home invasions and searches. Activist Mohammad Awad, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency, said the soldiers, including undercover officers, invaded an under-construction home, where Ahmad Abdul-Hamid […]

27 Nov
8:10

Catholic Lands to be Seized in Jordan Valley

Israeli authorities decided, on Tuesday, to take over hundreds of dunams of Palestinian land belonging to the Catholic Church, in an area of the northern Jordan Valley. Mutaz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Jordan Valley’s Israeli settlements file at the Palestinian Authority (PA), told Ma’an News Agency that […]

23 Oct
7:16

Israeli Forces Dismantle School Caravans North of Tubas

On Tuesday morning, Israeli occupation forces dismantled caravans belonging to the school of the Late Marwan Majali, AKA “Tahadi (10)”, located in Khirbat “Ibiziq” area, to the north of Tubas, northern West Bank. The Director of Education Tubas Sa’ed Qabha told WAFA that the occupation dismantled two caravans as they […]

09 Aug
12:08

Army Demolishes A Shop Near Jericho

August 9, 2018 12:08 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Marj an-Na’ja village, north of Jericho in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a grocery store. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers demolished the store, and then told the owner that the reason behind the destruction is that it was built without a permit […]

01 Aug
11:27

Israeli Army To Displace Bedouin Families For Military Training

August 1, 2018 11:27 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Kirbit Yarza village, east of Tubas in northeastern West Bank, and handed orders to four Bedouin families to leave their dwellings ahead of live-fire military drills. Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the soldiers handed official notices to the families of Faisal Masa’eed, Ismael Masa’eed, Jamal […]

23 Jun
1:50

Child Suffers Amputations In His Fingers Due To Explosive

June 23, 2018 1:50 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Miscellaneous, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child suffered amputations of fingers in his hand, after an explosive object, believed to be dropped by the Israeli army, detonated near him, in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The child Abdul-Mohaymin Abdul-Mohsin Dweik, […]

04 Jun
9:52

Army Detains Five Palestinians After Israeli Mine Killed Three Cows In Northern Plains

An Israeli landmine detonated, on Sunday evening, while a Palestinian shepherd was herding his live stock in the Sakout area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, killing five of his cows, while the shepherd escaped the explosion unharmed. Aref Daraghma, a human rights activist, said the three cows are owned […]

23 Apr
10:33

Israeli Army To Displace Five Families During “Military Training” In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Hamsa al-Foqa Bedouin village in the West Bank’s Northern Plains and handed five families military orders informing them of intentions for hold live fire training in their area, and ordering them to leave on scheduled dates. The soldiers ordered the families of Yasser, […]

20 Mar
2:16

Army Conducts Life Fire Training In Palestinian Village South Of Nablus

Israeli soldiers continued, for the second day, live fire military training in Khirbat at-Tawil Palestinian village, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The training started on Monday evening, after the soldiers invaded Palestinian lands, installed military tents, before and initiating live fire training maneuvers. Yousef Deeriyya, a member of […]

07 Mar
9:57

Army Displaces Two Families Ahead Of Military Training

Israeli soldiers displaced, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinian Bedouin families from their homes in Khirbat Ibzeeq village, northeast of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, as the army is preparing to conduct live fire military drills in their area. The families said they will not be allowed back to their Dwellings […]

06 Mar
9:25

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Farmlands In The Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers bulldozed, Monday, Palestinian farmlands and installed tents, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. The soldiers bulldozed large sections of a land planted with Hummus, and owned by a Palestinian, identified as Ahmad Daraghma. The soldiers also bulldozed a farmland owned by Suleiman Abu Mohsin, […]

07 Feb
4:21

Military Training Leaves Devastation And Destruction In Palestinian Lands

On Wednesday morning, Israeli tanks withdrew from Palestinian agricultural lands, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the Northern Pains of the occupied West Bank, after invading them and using them for live fire training, causing excessive damage, and devastating the farmers. The head of the Agricultural Department in the West Bank, […]

19 Jan
4:09

DCIP Year in Review: Worst Abuse Cases Against Palestinian Children in 2017

Last year marked 50 years of Israeli military occupation, with no signs of abatement in Palestinian children’s vulnerability to injury and abusive military arrest in the West Bank. Rapidly devolving living conditions in the Gaza Strip put in jeopardy the most basic human rights, as children became collateral damage in […]

10 Jan
10:24

Army Shoots A Child In The Head “During Training”

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a Palestinian child with a live round in the head, during “military training” near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the child, only three years of age, was shot with a live round in the head, and is currently in a stable […]

03 Jan
9:44

Israel Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, dozens of homes in the occupied West Bank, and conducted violent searches while interrogating scores of Palestinians, and abducted twenty-two. Dozens of soldiers also invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank […]

26 Oct
11:25

Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home Near Nablus

October 26, 2017 11:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday morning, the village of Khirbit Yanoun, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished one home, during training. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers demolished the home of Adwan Bani Jaber, in the ad-Dowwa area, where the army has […]

22 Jul
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young Palestinian man, who was shot by Israeli army fire in the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, has died from his serious wounds. The Palestinian was shot with a live round in his chest, and was moved […]

22 Jul
10:19

Palestinian Teen Killed By Explosive Device Dropped By Israeli Soldiers During Training

July 22, 2017 10:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Saturday evening, that a teenage boy from a village near Tubas, in the northeastern West Bank, was killed after an Israeli explosive, dropped by the soldiers during one of their frequent military drills, detonated beneath him. The sources said the teen has been identified […]

27 May
12:05

Israeli Soldiers Conduct Training In Village Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers conducted, Friday, military training in ‘Atouf village, south of Tubas governorate in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The Local Council in ‘Atouf said the soldiers installed a roadblock in front of the Council’s building, and occupied the rooftop of one home, after invading it. It […]

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, […]

10 Mar
8:42

Changes to Gaza’s Futuwwa Program Reduce Child Protection Risks

A Palestinian boy sits on top of old refrigerators eating chips at the Al-Shatee refugee camp in Gaza City, on August 29, 2016. (Photo: AFP / Mohammed Abed) Gaza’s Futuwwa program, an “awareness and fitness program” in government-run schools, no longer includes the controversial military-style drills that provoked international criticism […]

09 Feb
12:47

Israel Clears Palestinians and Homes so its Military Can Practice

Three children stand near a site where Israeli authorities had recently demolished Palestinan homes near the occupied West Bank city of Tubas, in the northern Jordan Valley. (Photo: DCIP / Cody O’Rourke) Via Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP). Edited for the IMEMC by chris @ imemc.org. Ramallah, February 6, […]

20 Nov
3:44

Turkey Seeks Stronger Ties With Israel

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, stated that his country is seeking stronger tries with Israel in order to boost and strengthen the Turkish-Israeli cooperation and coordination in various fields. The statements of the Turkish official came during a meeting with Omer Barlev, a member of the Likud Party of Prime […]

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30 Sep
2:12

Palestine Today 09 29 2016

September 30, 2016 2:12 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, September, 29, 2016. Israeli troops remove families from their homes in central West Bank, meanwhile in Gaza soldiers attack farmers. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Dozens of […]

29 Sep
11:18

Israeli Army Displaces Bedouin Families To Conduct Military Training

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the Hamsa al-Fouqa area, near Tubas in central West Bank, and removed 19 Bedouin families from their dwelling, so that the army can conduct life fire training in their community. The soldiers surrounded Abu Hamsa al-Fouqa area before invading it, and handed the military […]

22 Sep
10:59

15 Families to be Homeless in Lieu of Israeli Military Drill

Israeli authorities, on Wednesday, ordered 15 Palestinian families to evacuate their homes in the northern Jordan Valley, paving the way for projected military maneuvers in the area. Local anti-settlement activist Motaz Bisharat told the Palestine News Net Work (PNN) that the Israeli Civil Administration served evacuation notifications to 15 Palestinian families, […]

08 Sep
12:00

Soldiers Kidnap A Former Political Prisoner From Ramallah

September 8, 2016 12:00 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped a former political prisoner. The soldiers also invaded villages and towns near Jenin. The PPS said that several army vehicles invaded Beit […]

03 Feb
7:17

West Bank Update: Surge in Kidnappings, Assaults, Demolitions

February 3, 2016 7:17 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli forces, Tuesday, abducted at least 34 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, mostly during predawn and night raids, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS). Several Palestinian homes were also demolished by Israeli forces.In the Jerusalem district, Israeli police took 15 Palestinians into their custody, most of […]

31 Jan
3:03

Palestinian Vehicles and Equipment Seized in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces, late Friday, confiscated trucks and equipment being used to build a new agricultural road in the Palestinian village of Khirbet al-Dir, in the northern Jordan Valley.The head of a local council in the occupied West Bank village, al-Maleh Arif Daraghmah, saidthat military forces had seized the equipment, without […]

12 Nov
6:10

Families Displaced As Israeli Soldiers Conduct Training In Jordan Valley

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Hamsa area of the Jordan Valley in the West Bank’s Plains, and displaced thirteen Bedouin Palestinian families, to conduct military training. Head of the Wadi al-Maleh Local Council ‘Aref Daraghma said the soldiers forced the families out, during early dawn hours, […]

09 Aug
6:52

Hebron Child Seriously Injured by Israeli UXO

August 9, 2015 6:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A Palestinian child was seriously injured, sunday, after an unexploded ordnance (UXO) left behind by the Israeli army exploded in the city of Hebron, according to a police statement.The statement said that the injury was caused by the explosion of a ‘suspicious device’ a child found and was playing with […]

19 Jul
6:16

Unexploded Israeli Bomb Defused by Palestinian Police

Palestinian explosives’ engineering police, Saturday, defused an unexploded device left behind by Israeli army in the village of Romaneh to the west of Jenin, according to security sources.Sources informed WAFA that that explosives’ engineering police managed to deactivate an explosive device after receiving calls by local residents about the presence […]

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16 Jul
6:42

Palestine Today 07 15 2015

July 16, 2015 6:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, July 15th, 2015. Israel’s military conduct live military training in the northern plains of the West Bank and kidnap civilians from Jerusalem and other communities. These stories, and more, coming […]

15 Jul
2:56

Army To Demolish Structures In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and handed warrants to a number of families, ordering them to halt constructions of their property, in preparation for their demolition.Had of the Wadi al-Maleh and Bedouin Tribes Local Council Aref Daraghma said several military […]

15 Jul
2:32

Soldiers Conduct Training In Northern Plains

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Wednesday, Palestinian communities in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and conducted live fire military drills in the meadows and overlooking hills. Head of the Wadi al-Maleh Village Council ‘Aref Daraghma the soldiers, and several armored vehicles have been heavily deployed in the area, and […]

08 Jun
2:04

Soldiers Kidnap Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, while another resident was kidnapped, on Sunday evening, near Bethlehem.Media sources in the southern West Bank district of Hebron said several army vehicles invaded Tal Romeida neighborhood, in Hebron city, broke into and […]

12 May
8:10

Israeli Forces Burn Wheat Crops in Gaza

Israeli occupation forces have reportedly opened fire at Palestinian farms in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip, burning a large amount of wheat crops.No casualties were reported, as the farmers fled the region two days ago, after a limited Israeli incursion. Along the previous two weeks, Palestinian farmers, whose […]

12 May
4:33

Three Palestinians Kidnapped, Two Summoned For Interrogation

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Tuesday, a Palestinian man, summoned two for interrogation, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, a child in occupied Jerusalem, and a third Palestinian in Hebron. Two Palestinians kidnapped in Jerusalem, on Monday.Palestinian security sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers kidnapped Omar Habib Mousa, 30 years of […]

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08 May
8:18

This Week in Palestine Week 19 2015

May 8, 2015 8:18 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 2nd, to the 8th, 2015. Palestinians say the right-wing emerging Israeli government is not helpful for peace, meanwhile Israeli attacks targeting Palestinian communities in Gaza and the West […]

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05 May
5:29

Palestine Today 05 04 2015

May 5, 2015 5:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, May 4th, 2015. Israeli attacks on West Bank communities leave one civilian injured and military training set fire to Palestinian lands in the Jordan Valley. These stories, and more, coming […]

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30 Apr
7:17

Palestine Today 04 30 2015

April 30, 2015 7:17 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, April 30th, 2015. Israeli troops forces families out of their homes for military training and invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

30 Apr
3:10

Israel Displaces 50 Families To Conduct Military Training

Dozens of soldiers invaded, Thursday, several areas of the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and ordered around 50 Bedouin families to leave their areas, as the army intends to conduct training. Previous repeated military drills led to burning around 4000 Dunams.Head of the Wadi al-Maleh Village Council ‘Aref Daraghma said the […]

20 Apr
1:26

Army Kidnaps 12 In West Bank, Storms Homes, And A Telecommunications Company

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank different parts of the West Bank, and kidnapped twelve Palestinians, including four children. Soldiers stormed a telecommunications company in Hebron, while Israeli extremists prevented a Bethlehem farmer from entering his olive orchard. Media sources in Hebron, […]

23 Mar
7:17

Israeli Forces Launch Sudden Drill around Gaza

Israeli occupation forces, Sunday morning, launched military drills in the areas surrounding Gaza, without any previous warning.The drill contains active movement of military machines and warplanes, according to the PNN, in addition to bombardment noises that lasted until late night hours. According to Hebrew media, Major General of the Southern […]

04 Mar
12:38

Israeli Army Chief Of Staff: “We Need To Remain Ready For Any Possible Scenario”

The newly appointed Israeli army Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot stated that the Israeli military always needs to be ready for a new Intifada, or attacks against Israeli targets, including the possibility of a full confrontation between the Palestinian Authority and Tel Aviv.His remarks came after the Israeli military concluded, […]

03 Mar
1:54

Israeli Military Initiates Massive Training Drill in West Bank

The Israeli army has called up some 13,000 reservists, sending 3,000 to a surprise training mission in the occupied West Bank, in preparation for a possible escalation of violence in the Palestinian Territories. Israeli central command called for the massive surprise training exercise on Sunday, the Palestinian News Network (PNN) […]

28 Jan
9:04

Minor Injured by Israeli UXO in Jordan Valley

A Palestinian minor was injured, Wednesday, after an explosive device left behind by the Israeli army went off in Ein al-Hilwa area of the Jordan Valley, according to a local official.Head of al-Maleh village council, Aref Daraghmeh, told WAFA correspondence that 15-year-old Ali Ilyan sustained injuries from the shrapnel of […]

23 Dec
5:49

Army Kidnaps Nine Palestinians In West Bank

December 23, 2014 5:49 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Hebron and Nablus districts, in the occupied West Bank, and four Palestinians kidnapped near Ramallah on Monday night, shortly after midnight.Many Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation during clashes between the invading soldiers and local youths. Medical sources […]

12 Oct
9:25

Officials Arrive In Cairo For Gaza Reconstruction Conference

Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, arrived in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, on Saturday, to attend the Sunday meeting for rebuilding the Gaza Strip which was recently ravaged by Israeli missiles, during the latest offensive on the coastal region. Several world leaders also arrived in Egypt in preparation […]

04 Oct
1:50

Washington: “International Recognition Of Palestinian State, Premature”

US State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki stated, Friday, that international recognition of a Palestinian State is “premature,’ alleging the United States supports the establishment of Palestinian State only “through negotiations.”Her statements came after Sweden said it would recognize the State of Palestine, and called on all European Union countries to […]

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03 Oct
10:59

This Week in Palestine Week 40 2014

October 3, 2014 10:59 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 10 m 11s || 9.32 MB || Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 26th, to October 3rd, 2014. This week, President Abbas say he will go to the […]

01 Oct
10:22

Children Seriously Injured By Explosive Device Dropped By The Army

October 1, 2014 10:22 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in Bethlehem said that a child was seriously injured, on Tuesday evening, when an explosive device, dropped by the Israeli army during training, detonated near him as he was herding the family sheep.The sources said Malek Abu Dayya, 12 years of age, was injured in the al-Manshiyya […]

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01 Oct
12:49

Palestine Today 09 30 2014

October 1, 2014 12:49 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 00s || 2.76 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. Palestinian child injured by an explosive device left by the Israeli army and troops […]

13 Sep
2:13

Arab Man Seriously Injured By Army Fire In The Negev

September 13, 2014 2:13 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

An Arab Bedouin man, from the Negev, was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, on Friday, in an open area in the Negev.The Arabs48 news website said the man was shot in the chest and was moved to a hospital, suffering a life-threatening injury. The Israeli army claimed […]

19 May
5:02

Settlement Toxins Kill 14 Sheep In Jordan Valley

[Sunday, May 18, 2014] Aref Daraghma, head of the Al-Maleh Village Council, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, stated that at least 14 sheep died due to toxins left by Israeli settlers in a Palestinian grazing land, close to an illegitimate Israeli settlement.Daraghma said that 14 sheep, […]

29 Apr
1:25

Soldiers Demolish a Mosque, Residential Structures and Sheds Near Nablus

April 29, 2014 1:25 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

[Tuesday, April 29, 2014] Several Israeli military jeeps and bulldozers invaded Khirbit at-Taweel village, near Aqraba town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, where they demolished a mosque and several sheds.Hamza Deeriyya, an activist against Israel’s Settlements, stated that dozens of soldiers imposed a tight siege on […]

25 Mar
7:51

Several Kidnappings and Interrogations Across West Bank and Jerusalem

[Tuesday, March 25, 2014] Nine people from the districts of Hebron, Jenin, and Nablus, in addition to another in Jerusalem, were kidnapped by occupation forces on Tuesday, according to reports by media and security sources.Soldiers stormed Beit ‘Awa, a village located to the southwest of Hebron, and al-Fahs, abducting two […]

27 Feb
3:50

Settlers Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

February 27, 2014 3:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

[Thursday Morning, February 27, 2014] A number of fanatic Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian farmlands near Jaloud village, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted them.Eyewitnesses said that settlers drove in on a number of bulldozers, uprooting lands located near the Shvut Rachel illegal settlement, built on […]

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30 Jan
10:46

Palestine Today 01 30 2014

January 30, 2014 10:46 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 0s || 2.79 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday January 30, 2014. Israeli troops kidnap 10 Palestinian civilians during morning invasions targeting West Bank communities. These […]

30 Jan
3:03

Soldiers Invade Homes, Conduct Training, In West Bank Village

[Thursday at Dawn, January 30, 2014] Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded Ein Shibli village, in the West Bank’s Central Plains, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, broke into several homes and conducted military drills. Resident Osama Abu Hatab said the soldiers violently searched several local families, and […]

22 Jan
5:46

Soldiers Demolish Residential, Agricultural Structures, Near Tubas

[Wednesday, January 22, 2014] Dozens of Israeli soldiers have invaded a Palestinian community northeast of Tubas, in the central West Bank, demolishing agricultural and residential structures.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the soldiers demolished a home built in 1967, residential structures, and two barns in Khirbit […]

04 Nov
2:37

Israeli military rules that mock attacks in Palestinian villages are acceptable

November 4, 2013 2:37 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The Israeli Military’s Advocate General ruled Sunday that Palestinian villages can continue to be used for Israeli military trainings under the principle of “belligerent occupation”.This is an Israeli military concept that allows its soldiers virtual impunity with regard to their behavior in the Occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, under […]

30 May
5:41

Extremist Settlers Burnt Olive Trees, Farmlands, Near Qalqilia

A group of extremist Israeli settlers burnt, on Wednesday evening, several Palestinian olive trees and farmlands planted with wheat, in an area located between the villages of Far’ata and Jeet, east of the northern West Bank of Qalqilia.Eyewitnesses have reported that the settlers came from the Gilad illegal settlement, invaded […]

03 May
4:46

Hebron Governor Meets EU Representative In Palestine

Thursday May 2, 2013, Hebron governor, Kamal Hmeid, held a meeting with the representative of the European Union in Palestine, John Gatt-Rutter, and informed him of the ongoing and escalating attacks carried out by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the Hebron district, especially Hebron’s Old City.The governor told the EU […]

01 May
12:04

Israeli Tanks Invade Tubas, Kidnap One Resident

Tuesday evening, April 30 2013, a number of Israeli tanks, and several armored vehicles, invaded the Al-Aqaba village, north of the central West Bank city of Tubas, and kidnapped one Palestinian. The invasion caused massive destruction to property and infrastructure.Head of the Al-Aqaba village council, Sami Sadeq, told the Maan […]

30 Apr
2:20

Israel Removes Dozens Of Bedouin Families In The Jordan Valley

The Al-Maleh and the Bedouin Tribes Village Council in the Jordan Valley reported that Israeli soldiers started, on Monday evening, the eviction of dozens of Bedouin families in the area in preparation to conduct military training.The council said that the army distributed, two days ago, dozens of written military orders […]

29 Jan
3:02

Army Holds Training In Palestinian Villages In Hebron

January 29, 2013 3:02 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Human rights, News Report 0

A week ago Monday, the Israeli army started drills using live ammunition in several Palestinian villages in the southern West bank city of Hebron. The training was held despite a preliminary High Court ruling preventing the army from conducting training near Palestinian civilian areas.Residents of Janba, Tabban and Al-Markaz, south […]

16 Jan
5:05

Israel Could Face Criminal Court Charges For Evicting Civilians In Hebron

January 16, 2013 5:05 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Human rights, News Report 0

A revised petition of a legal opinion that was submitted to the Israeli High Court of Justice, against the eviction of twelve Palestinians villages from their home so that the army can conduct military training, stated that the Palestinians could have legal grounds to sue Israel at the International Criminal […]

03 Jan
5:43

Around 1000 Palestinians Leave Their Structures, Tents, In Northern Plains

Around a 1000 Palestinians living in Bedouin communes and residents of Al-Maleh area in the northern Plaines of the occupied West Bank started leaving their homes and tents after receiving military orders from the Israeli army informing them that the soldiers will be conducting drills using live ammunition.Aref Daraghma, head […]

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31 Dec
9:41

Palestine Today 12 31 2012

December 31, 2012 9:41 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 39s || 3.34 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday December 31st, 2012. The military orders Palestinians families to move out of their village in the West […]

31 Dec
1:35

Israel To Displace 1000 Palestinians Next Wednesday

December 31, 2012 1:35 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Head of the Wadi Al-Maleh area, in the northern plains of the occupied West Bank, Aref Daraghma, stated that the Israeli army intends to displace around 10000 Palestinian Bedouins in the area in order to conduct military training.Daraghma said that the Israeli army handed written military orders to the residents […]