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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, November 7, 2013.
Israeli soldiers kidnap internet activists from Jerusalem and settlers attack village in southern West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers and police officers kidnapped on Wednesday evening and Thursday at dawn 25 young Palestinian men and women, active in social network sites, exposing Israeli violations.
Head of the Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society Nasser Qous said that the soldiers invaded a large number of internet coffee shops, and computer stores in the occupied city, searched them and kidnapped the 25 Palestinians.
Abu Qous added that seven young women were among the kidnapped, and that the soldiers released 15 of the kidnapped later on.
The Police in the occupied city claims the kidnapped Palestinians conducted “incitement” against the army.
Also on Thursday at dawn Israeli sources have reported that rounds of live ammunition were fired at an Israeli military vehicle, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing or injuries.
The sources claimed that the car drove out of Ni’lin village, near Ramallah, and its passengers opened fired at the Israeli military jeep before fleeing the scene.
The army said soldiers fired back at the vehicle, and chased it into the village.
The army added that as the soldiers invaded Ni’lin, another vehicle tried to ram an Israeli officer who fired at the car before it fled the scene.
Elsewhere, Israeli settlers attacked on Thursday Palestinian residents from the village of Bani No’em east of Hebron city southern West Bank.
According to residents a group of settlers invaded the village and set two cars on fire and also wrote racist graffiti threatening to kill the residents.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, November 7, 2013 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our website atwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me, Ghassan Bannoura.