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15 May

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 […]

11 Jun

Israeli Military Training Destroying Village Crops

June 11, 2018 9:23 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian farmers in the northern West Bank town of Aqraba, south of Nablus, complained on Monday that Israeli army military training, in their area, has destroyed their crops. WAFA reported that, according to Yousef Dirieh, an activist in the anti-settlement committee of Aqraba, the Israeli army was conducting training with […]

07 Feb

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, […]

16 May

Israel Shuts Down School To Replace It With Military Training Base

Israeli sources reported that, last week, Israeli soldiers forced closure of a Palestinian elementary school in Khribit Jibna village, in the south Hebron hills, in the southern part of the West Bank, in order to replace it with a military base.Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that the ‘Israel Civil Administration”, part […]

29 May

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 […]

08 May

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 […]

07 Feb

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. […]

15 Dec

Jordan Valley Families Ordered to Vacate Homes for Military Training

Israeli occupation authorities, on Friday, ordered several Palestinian families from the village of Ebzeiq, in the northern Jordan Valley region of the occupied West Bank, to leave their homes and make way for Israeli military training, in the area. Muataz Besharat, who monitors Israeli violations in the area, told WAFA […]

01 Aug

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 Apr

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, […]

07 Mar

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 […]

29 Sep

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 […]

26 Jul

Hamas Military Wing Offers Thousands Combat Training

The armed wing of Hamas opened its Gaza summer camp, Saturday, aiming to provide basic combat training for 25,000 Palestinians in the embattled coastal enclave.Hamas, the de facto power in Gaza, is reportedly engaged in indirect contacts with Israel to try to reach a long-term truce, but a year after […]

30 Apr

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 […]

03 Mar

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

Israeli Army Expels 19 Families for the Purpose of Military Training

The Israeli military forced 19 Palestinian families to leave Khirbet Bzik village, near Tubas, on Tuesday morning, under the pretext of carrying out military exercises for two consecutive days.Local sources reported that more than 100 of the residents were forced to evacuate their houses in the morning hours, as a […]

25 Mar

Israeli sources: Israeli soldiers injured during military training

March 25, 2008 9:26 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli media sources reported that an Israeli army officer was lightly injured on Tuesday during a military training exercise in an army base located in southern Israel The Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported that an explosive device exploded near the officer lightly injuring him, the officer was moved to a […]

11 Oct

Settler Involved in Dawabsha Family Murder Joins the Israeli Military

On July 31, 2015, the Palestinian Dawabsha family was attacked in their home, by Israeli settlers throwing molotov cocktails, setting fire to the house, killing an 18 month old boy named Ali, and subsequently his parents Sa’ad Mohammad, and his wife Reham, leaving 4 year Ahmad suffering third degree burns. […]

14 Mar

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

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

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 […]

08 Jan

Durham NC Becomes First City to Ban Training By Israeli Police and Then be Forced to Reconsider It

Jazmynne Williams of Jewish Voices for Peace discusses the organizing efforts underway to ensure the ban remains. TRNN Video & Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Marc Steiner, great to have you with us. Israel has become the hub to train the world’s police in military tactics, […]

06 Dec

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 […]

02 Dec

U.S. Police Departments Cancel Israeli Training

Due to pressure applied by the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, the Northampton Police Department and the Vermont State Police both abandoned the yearly training trip to Israel, Middle East Monitor reported Sunday. First held in 2002, the “Resilience and Counter-Terrorism” program is a 7 day conference in which […]

27 Nov

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

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 […]

25 Apr

US City’s Ban on Police Training in Israel Builds Momentum against Racist Violence

Durham, North Carolina’s city council banned police exchanges with Israel in a landmark vote. Jewish Voice for Peace director Rebecca Vilkomerson says this is an important step to combat police brutality, militarization, and oppression of Palestinians. TRNN video & transcript: BEN NORTON: It’s The Real News. I’m Ben Norton. The […]

20 Mar

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 […]

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17 Mar

One Wounded in Israeli Military Attack on Gaza following Roadside Bomb Explosion

The Israeli military reported, Saturday, that their troops stationed at the Gaza border fired a number of tank shells into an area east of Gaza City, injuring one Palestinian.  The attack followed the explosion of an improvised device near the border, The tank shells targeted an area that Israel suspected […]

10 Jan

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 […]

21 Sep

Israeli Military Claims US has Established First-ever Permanent Military Base in Israel

For the first time, the U.S. military established a permanent base in Israel this week, according to Israeli military officials. But after the statements of the military officials were made public, the U.S. government denied that such a base was being built. Previously, the U.S. had supported the Israeli military […]

09 Aug

Soldiers Bulldoze Farmlands Near Bethlehem To Conduct Training

On Wednesday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and bulldozed them to conduct military training. Thiab Masha’la, the head of al-Jab’a Village Council, said the soldiers invaded al-Khour area, west of the […]

22 Jul

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

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 […]

26 Mar

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, […]

26 Feb

Palestinian Children Requiring Military Escorts Subject to Retaliatory Collective Punishment

Systemic human rights violations challenge Palestinian life in South Hebron Hills. Human rights violations are a daily occurrence in the South Hebron Hills of the West Bank, Operation Dove’s January report affirms. The Israeli army commits the vast majority of violations of Palestinian rights as a part of its administration […]

09 Feb

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 @ Ramallah, February 6, […]

14 Nov

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

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

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 […]

01 Jun

Army Evicts Dozens Of Families To Conduct Training In Jordan Valley

On Monday, Israeli soldiers started the illegal eviction and removal of 42 Palestinian families, out of their homes and villages, in the Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank, in order to conduct live fire training in their communities. The Jordan Valley Solidarity Campaign said dozens of soldiers, driving tanks, […]

18 Mar

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians Dead from Israeli Military Attacks, 6 Wounded

March 18, 2016 6:06 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 10– 16 March 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. 3 Palestinian civilians were killed and a […]

09 Mar

Qassam Fighter Killed During Training In Central Gaza

March 9, 2016 2:15 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, has reported Wednesday that one of its fighters was killed in what it called “training and preparation accident,” in central Gaza.The Brigades said Suleiman Mohammad al-‘Ayedi, from the al-Boreij refugee camp, was killed during training, on Wednesday morning. It added […]

07 Feb

Large-scale Military Exercise to be Held by US, Israel

Israel and the US are to hold a joint military exercise, later in February, with the focus on training in ballistic missile warfare, the Israeli military says.Dubbed Juniper Cobra, the war games are also aimed at improving cooperation between the two militaries, the Times of Israel online newspaper reported on […]

21 Jan

Israel Prepares for Military Actions in Syria and Lebanon

The Israeli military has finished training exercises in preparation for a potential “long-term, multi-front” conflict with Syria and Lebanon, according to a statement released by the army.Major General Aviv Kochavi said, in the statement, that the training prepared military forces to “implement operational plans in all arenas, while facing Hezbollah […]

17 Jan

Israeli Soldiers Fire Gas Bombs At Palestinian Soccer Players During Training

January 17, 2016 4:37 AM IMEMC & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Several Palestinian soccer players of the al-Khader team, in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, suffered severe effects of tear gas inhalation, on Saturday evening, after Israeli soldiers fired gas bombs on them during training.Athletics supervisor in the al-Khader Club Hussein Abdullah said the soldiers […]

12 Nov

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, […]

30 Aug

Army Displaces 14 Families To Conduct Training Near Tubas

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, east of the central West Bank city of Tubas, and displaced 14 families, so that the army can conduct a five-day training drill.Head of the Wadi al-Maleh and Bedouin Tribes Local Council ‘Aref Daraghma said the soldiers surrounded […]

15 Jul

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 […]

11 Jun

Army Removes 30 Families To Conduct Training In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Thursday morning, the al-Borj, al-Meeta and al-Maleh areas, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and removed thirty families, to conduct live-fire military training.Head of the Wadi al-Maleh Local Council Aref Daraghma said the soldiers surrounded the entire area, removed the families, and told them the […]

29 Apr

Army Kidnaps Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank, Conducts Training In Jenin

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians in Hebron, three in Bethlehem, and one Nablus. Clashes took place in Nablus, and the soldiers conducted live fire training in different areas of Jenin. Mohammad ‘Ayyad ‘Awad, spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar […]

10 Feb

Large Areas Of West Bank Desert Declared “Closed Military Zone”

February 10, 2015 11:18 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli army issued a ruling, on Monday evening, considering large areas of the West Bank desert, a closed military zone, in preparation for the expansion of five illegal Jewish-only colonies, and for further military control.Head of the Land Defense Committee in Jerusalem Bassam Bahar said the decision would lead […]

14 Jun

Israeli Military Trains Near Jinba and Al Mirkez

From the 8th June until today, the Israeli military has been training in Palestinian-owned fields, close to the Palestinian villages of Jinba and Al Mirkez, in Masafer Yatta.13th June 2014 | Operation Dove | Occupied Palestine Hundreds of soldiers have occupied the land in front of the nearby Israeli military […]

05 Mar

Families Ordered Out Of Homes As Army Prepares For Training

[Tuesday Evening, March 4, 2014] Israeli soldiers handed military orders to 21 families in the Wad Ebzeeq area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, ordering them to leave as the army prepares for training.The army ordered the residents to stay away from the area on Wednesday, as […]

30 Jan

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 […]

18 Dec

Soldiers Conduct Training In Rashayda Village

December 18, 2013 5:25 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Tuesday, December 17, 2013] Israeli soldiers invaded the Rashayda village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and conducted military training in the village after surrounding it, Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported.Local sources have reported that more than 30 military vehicles invaded the village after hundreds of soldiers surrounded […]

04 Nov

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 […]

29 May

Four Soldiers Injured During Training

May 29, 2013 8:37 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported Tuesday that four Israeli soldiers have been injured when their tank overturned during training for reserve soldiers at an Israeli military base in the Negev.Israeli TV, Channel 10, said that the soldiers lost control of their tank, and added that the army initiated an investigation into the […]

29 Jan

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 […]

27 Sep

Qassam Fighter Killed During Training

September 27, 2012 1:49 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, reported that one of its fighters died, on Wednesday evening, due to injuries he suffered during training two days ago. Another fighter died at an Egyptian Hospital.The Brigades said that Nimir Sa’id Al-Madhoun, 29, was seriously injured during what it […]

28 Jun

Army Conducts Training In A Palestinian Village

Israeli soldiers conducted military training on Friday at dawn inside the Palestinian village of Al-Aqaba, east of the West Bank city of Tubas, using live ammunition in the village’s streets and neighborhoods, the Palestine News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported.Sami Sadeq, head of the Al-Aqaba village council, reported that dozens […]

04 May

Israeli Army Hands Former Military Base To Settlers

Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported Thursday that the Israeli army handed an abandoned military base in the occupied West Bank to a nearby settlement council to be used by the settlers. The base, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, was formerly used as a training center for the Army […]

19 Apr

19 Year Old Israeli Soldier Dies During Training, Two Others Injured

April 19, 2012 5:40 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported that one soldier died during training at a military base in the south of the country on Wednesday. The soldier had been moved to a hospital in Eilat but was pronounced dead upon arrival. In an unrelated incident, two other soldiers are reported injured following an accidental […]

05 Mar

Report: “Army Kidnaps Palestinians For Training Purposes”

March 5, 2012 11:15 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

The International Tadamun (Solidarity) Foundation for Human Rights reported that Israeli soldiers have been recently invading Palestinians area, breaking into homes at night and kidnapping Palestinian youths, in order to train new army recruits.The Foundation stated in a press release on Sunday that “Israeli soldiers invaded recently several towns, villages […]

03 Mar

Report: “120 Palestinians To Be displaced Due To Military Orders”

The “Land Research Center” issued a press release, on Friday, stating that 120 Palestinians will be displaced and prevented access to their farmlands due to an Israeli military plan, and a military training drill being conducted in the Jordan Valley.The center stated that eighteen Palestinian families received military orders, issued […]

05 Jan

Israeli Official: “Islamic Jihad Military Power Stronger Than Hamas”

A senior Israeli Military Intelligence official stated Wednesday that Israeli intelligence gathered about the Hamas and the Islamic Jihad Movements in Gaza indicated that the two groups managed to upgrade their military capabilities, and obtained advanced rockets.The official stated that the missiles the Islamic Jihad managed to obtain are more […]

11 Dec

Egypt Denies Claims Of Hamas Training Centers In Sinai

December 11, 2011 5:11 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Egyptian security officials denied claimed reported by the Israeli “Jerusalem Post” in which it said that the Hamas movement established basis and missile manufacturing facilities in the Sinai Peninsula as Israel bombards such facilities in Gaza, the Maan News Agency reported.The Egyptian daily, Al Ahram, reported that that the Israeli […]

07 Sep

Turkey Freezes Trade, Military Ties With Israel

September 7, 2011 7:26 AM IMEMC News International, News Report, Peace process 0

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdgan, declared Ankara is freezing all trade and military ties with Israel, as well as stepping up Turkish naval patrols in the Mediterranean. Erdogan added that Turkey is discussing serious steps involving imposing sanctions on Israel in the light of the political crisis between the […]

01 Sep

Israeli Military Setup Check Post Near Jenin

September 1, 2011 9:59 PM George Rishmawi Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report 0

Jenin-Palestine – An Israeli military force invaded, on Thursday morning, the village of Al-Arqa west of Jenin, Palestinian media sources reported.Troops patrolled the village going through the allies and the main squares and beefed up its forces in the surrounding villages. Troops also setup and military check post outside of […]

18 Aug

In a New Crime, Israeli Military Kills Disabled Child in Central Gaza

August 18, 2011 9:18 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

On Tuesday evening, 16 August 2011, the Israeli military killed a Palestinian child from al-Nussairat refugee camp, who was 400 meters from the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, east of Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip. The victim’s family told a PCHR field worker that their child […]

17 Jun

Israeli Military trains for potential Palestinian Protests in September

June 17, 2011 7:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli police are taking part in a 3-day training exercise to prepare for potential large-scale Palestinian protests in September following Palestinian moves towards UN recognition of statehood. The exercise is preparing for the event of thousands of Palestinians marching on Israeli roads and checkpoints. The training maneuvers are being carried […]

09 Jul

Israel Reveals Info On Hezbollah Training Sites

July 9, 2010 9:36 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Lebanon war, News Report 0

The Israeli Army and National Security released on Wednesday photographs and maps reportedly illustrating the military activities and training sites for the Lebanon-based Hezbollah party. Israel warned that it would strike the training sites in order to weaken the resistance group, and limit its ability to strike Israel. The released […]

24 Jun

Turkish Military Delegation In Israel For Drone Deal

Turkish Military officials are currently in Israel to receive training and test four Israeli drones, Heron, manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries which is owned by the Israeli government. The visit came amidst reported tension between Israel and Turkey and after the Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Erdogan, threatened to suspend all […]

24 Feb

Fighter Killed During Training In Gaza

February 24, 2010 12:10 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, reported Monday, that one of its fighters was killed in what the group described as “preparing and training” accident in the Gaza Strip.The fighter was identified as Dia’ Fathi al-Kahloot, 26, from the Jabalia refugee camp. He was killed on Monday […]

22 Dec

Israeli Soldier Killed During Training

December 22, 2009 1:23 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported Monday that a soldier of the Golani Brigade was shot in the head and died of his wounds during a training accident at a military base in the Golan Heights. The soldier was identified as Mor Cohen, 19. The bullet apparently penetrated a training wall through a […]

22 Oct

Departing Military Commander Calls For Tougher Stances Of Settlers

October 22, 2009 11:47 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

The departing Israeli Military Central Command Chief, Maj. Gen. Gadi Shamni, stated Wednesday that Israel should show no toleration to fundamental extremist settlers in the West Bank, and should show zero tolerance for their actions. His statements came during a ceremony marking the end of his service as the Central […]

09 Aug

Dayton: “Israel agreed to transfer to the P.A bullet-proof vests, 145 military vehicles”

Lieutenant General Keith Dayton, the United States Security Coordinator for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (P.A), stated in his first interview with the Israel media that Israel and the United States agreed to help the Palestinian Authority in strengthening its security forces, the Arabs48 news website reported. Dayton stated that […]

13 Apr

Explosive left by the army during training kills one child in southern Hebron Hills

April 13, 2008 4:43 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian sources reported on Saturday that the body of a 16-year old Palestinian child was found two days ago in Kibbutz Hatzarim area, in the southern Hebron Hills. The leg of the child was amputated, and the child bled to death, after an explosive left by the army detonated near […]

04 Apr

Israel claims thousands of Palestinian fighters are training in Iran, Syria and Yemen

The Israeli Military Intelligence claimed on Tuesday that thousands of fighter of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad are receiving military training in Iran, Syria and Yemen in preparation to what was described as “a possible American Attack”, and added that the Syrian International Airport became “a logistic point for the […]

01 Mar

Israeli troops training in the Negev seriously wound a Bedouin child

March 1, 2007 5:02 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

 A twelve-year old Bedouin child was shot in the head as she was herding her family’s cattle near an Israeli military base in the northern Negev. The Israeli military police said that it has opened an investigation into the incident.The child was transferred to Soroka Israeli hospital in Be’er Sheva; […]

15 Jan

Ma’areef: Israeli Ministers Call for a Massive Military Attack on Gaza

January 15, 2007 6:31 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

  Yesterday, the Israeli Daily Ma’areef quoted a senior Israeli military officer saying that the Israeli army is preparing to launch a massive military campaign on the Gaza Strip.   According to this source, the anticipated attack will aim at preventing Palestinians from smuggling weapons to the Gaza Strip through […]

08 Mar

Fighter killed, another injured during training in Gaza

A Palestinian security source in Gaza reported on Tuesday that one Palestinian fighter of the Al Qassam brigades, the military wing of Hamas, was killed during military training for the group, another fighter was injured.The source said that Nidal Talal Al Najjar, 18, was killed in the accident while Salem […]

06 Sep

ISR soldier killed in training accident

September 6, 2005 6:54 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

An Israeli military source reported that one soldier was killed, three injured on Monday, when a tank overturned during a routine training exercise near the Dead Sea. The killed soldier was identified as Major Ran Handifar, 22, a resident of Tel Aviv. Handifar, the tank commander, was seriously injured and […]

01 Jun

New military camp in Hebron

Israeli soldiers started constructing a military camp on Palestinian owned lands in Jabal Johar, east of Hebron. A local source in Hebron said that military gear, armored jeeps and vehicles, and other materials were brought to the area on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning and stationed in the new camp, […]

09 May

Army completes training for removing barricaded settlers

The Israeli army completed exercises for removing settler groups who are expected to barricade themselves in their homes during the implementation of disengagement.  The Israeli army will allocate five soldiers for every settler who objects to be evacuated; four soldiers will hold the settler from his arms and legs while […]

03 Feb

Palestinian Policemen head to Egypt for training

February 3, 2005 10:00 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

42 Palestinian policemen from different security devices left to Egypt on Thursday to receive training there, in order to control the security in the Gaza Strip prior to the Israeli withdrawal. A Palestinian security official said that this is the first group which participates in the training in Egypt , […]

02 Feb

Police Training to combat settlers’ violence

February 2, 2005 10:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Israeli police started training its units to effectively deal with disorder or any turbulence which might be carried out by the settlers during the evacuation. Israeli officials are currently examining different methods including using “salt bullets” when such disturbance occurs. The counseling and training started at a military base […]

21 Sep

Palestinian Police Officers to Egypt for training

September 21, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

  Brigadier General Abdul Razzak Al-Majaydeh, chief of the General Security Apparatus said Tuesday the PA will send 45 Police officers to Egypt for training by the end of this week in preparation of the intended Israeli withdrawal from Gaza Strip. Al-Majaydeh’s statement followed talks between a Palestinian security delegation […]

19 Jul

Qalandia Checkpoint; Daily Suffering Among the Dust and Military Obsession

Translated by Saed Bannoura “It was nearly four in the afternoon, we stepped out of the Taxi and rushed towards Qalandia checkpoint, south of Ramallah, in an attempt to be the first there instead of waiting in long none ending waiting lines, but when we reached there we found a […]

07 Sep

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 August – 04 September 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory  29 August – 04 September 2019   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 1 Civilian killed and 93 others injured, including 33 children, a woman, 2 journalists, and a paramedic.   West Bank: 4 civilians injured, including a child and […]

16 Aug

ISM Journals: Education Under Occupation

08/11/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Hebron Whilst continuing my work with ISM this year, I spent four weeks working at the Hebron/Al-Khalil office of Defence for Children International focusing on the way that the occupation has compromised the access to education in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza. […]

25 Jul

Israeli Forces Destroy Trees, Water Wells in South Hebron Village

Israeli forces invaded Khirbet Umm al-Khair in Masafer Yatta, near Hebron in the southern West Bank Thursday, and destroyed dozens of olive trees, water irrigation systems and four water wells used by Palestinian Bedouin farmers. This comes two weeks after Israeli forces invaded the same village and destroyed a children’s […]

14 Jul

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 – 10 July 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights documented in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 4-10 July, 2019: West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem: 6 civilians injured; 55 civilians arrested, including 6 children; 75 incursions into Palestinian territory; 113 temporary checkpoints established; 100 demolition notices distributed in occupied East Jerusalem; […]

07 Jul

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands To Pave Segregated Colonialist Road

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Palestinian lands in the al-Marmala area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, Sunday, and started bulldozing them to pave a new segregated road for illegal colonialist settlers. Palestinian activist, Aref Daraghma, said the soldiers brought several bulldozers and heavy machinery since morning […]

11 Apr

To Build 2 New Settlement Roads, Israeli Authorities Seize 1191 Dunams of Agricultural Lands

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): The Israeli authorities issued 2 military orders to seize 1191 dunums from the Palestinian agricultural lands.  Two of these orders are about the construction of 2 new settlement roads; one in the northern West Bank and the other in the Southern, while the […]

29 Mar

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 – 27 March 2019) March 28, 2019

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 21 – 27 March, 2019. Israeli warplanes launched 82 missiles at 38 targets across the Gaza Strip. Several houses and civil facilities sustained material damage and dozens of civilians became homeless. Israeli forces continued […]

28 Feb

Bedouin Families, Human Rights Groups Demand End to Construction of Dangerous Phosphate Mine in Negev

A petition has been filed against an Israeli mine that poses health dangers to Al-Fura’a residents and will lead to immediate transfer of thousands; the mine is part of an Israeli plan to force 36,000 Bedouins from their homes. Bedouin residents of Al-Fura’a village and human rights organizations will head […]

13 Jan

Five Palestinian Families Facing Eviction due to Settler Claims

A Palestinian family in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem received an order, from the Israeli authority’s Law Enforcement Department, on Saturday, to evacuate a building it owns, and where five Palestinian families live, by January 23rd. According to the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem (CCPRJ), […]

07 Nov

Palestinians to ICRC: Conference in Partnership with Hebrew University Undermines Palestinian Human Rights

Israeli forces detain a Palestinian at Hebrew University during a protest against Israel’s attack on Gaza, 20 November 2012. (Mahfouz Abu Turk, APA images) An International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) conference, in partnership with Hebrew University, which is deeply complicit in Israel’s flagrant violations of international humanitarian law, is […]

01 Nov

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (25 – 31 October 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 18 – 24 October, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 7 Palestinian civilians were killed in the 31st week of the Return […]