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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, November 28, 2013.
Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap eight civilians and Israeli navy detain three fishermen from Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
On Thursday dozens of Israeli soldiers invade Deir Ballout, west of the Central West Bank district of Salfit, and demolish unfinished home owned by local resident.
The army previously served the owner three warrants against his property, alleging “it is not in the zoning area” of the town.
Earlier on Thursday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invade different parts of the occupied West Bank, break into and search dozens of homes, kidnapping eight Palestinians. The army invasions targeted the northern West Bank cities of Qalqilia and Jenin and nearby town in addition to the southern West Bank cities of Bethlehem and Hebron.
Also near Hebron today, Israeli soldiers invaded the village of Al Samou’ and fired tear gas at residents homes casing many civilians to suffer from tear gas inhalation. residents said that troops invaded the town and surrounded an old house clamming that it’s a Jewish religious site.
Later in the day clashes erupted between local youth and Israeli soldiers at the old city part of Hebron. Troops fired tear gas at local school boys who responded by throwing stones at the army. Many residents were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation.
in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Navy boats have attacked a Palestinian fishing boat, near the Rafah Shore, in the southern part of Gaza, kidnapping three fishermen. Eyewitnesses state that the navy surrounded a fishing boat carrying three Palestinians, and ordered them to jump out of the boat and swim towards the navy ship.
The attack is part of daily assaults carried out by the Israeli navy in Palestinian waters. Dozens of fishermen have been kidnapped, numerous casualties have been reported, and many boats have been confiscated or destroyed.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, November 28, 2013 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visitourwebsiteatwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me, Ghassan Bannoura.