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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday, October 29, 2013.

Israeli troops demolish Palestinian home in occupied Jerusalem and kidnap civilian from northern West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tune.

Several Israeli military jeep, and police vehicles, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Beit Hanina, in occupied Jerusalem, on Tuesday, and demolished an apartment building.

Local sources have reported that the building belongs to a resident in Al-Ashqariyya area, in Beit Hanina.
The owner, Amin Shweiky, said that dozens of soldiers invaded the area, declared it a closed military zone, and demolished the building without any warning.

He added that that the families were not even granted time to remove their furniture and belongings from the building.

In related news, dozens of soldiers invaded Khirbit At-Taweel area, in the eastern suburb of Nablus in the northern part of the West Bank, and demolished a concrete water cistern, in addition to two rooms.

Khirbit Tawil, has been subject to frequent attacks that led to the repeated destruction of homes and property.

Elsewhere, Israeli troops invaded on Tuesday afternoon the village of Yabod near the northern west Bank city of Jenin and kidnapped two residents.

Local sources reported that troops invaded the village searched and ransacked a number of homes before taking the two men to unknown location.

Also on Tuesday Israeli troops kidnapped a man from Jenin city as he was crossing a military checkpoint nearby.

Witnesses said that the man was on his way home after work when troops stopped him then searched him and took him away without any reason.

And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, October 29, 2013 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our website Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me, Ghassan Bannoura.