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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 stories, and more, coming up stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers invaded on Thursday several Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, searched them, and kidnapped five Palestinians near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one near Hebron, in southern West Bank.
Dozens of soldiers invaded Jaba’ town, south of Jenin city, ransacked several homes and kidnapping five Palestinians.
Meanwhile soldiers invaded Halhoul town, north of Hebron, and kidnapped one Palestinian near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city.
Also near Hebron on Thursday Israeli forces issued demolition orders to two Palestinian families from the village of Idhna.
The houses to be demolished were built more than five years ago. Local sources said that a total of 13 people would become homeless if the buildings were demolished.
In Jerusalem residents said that Israeli soldiers invaded the al-Isawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including a young woman. Dozens of residents have been injured; soldiers also attacked a pregnant woman inflicting moderate injuries.
Eyewitnesses said broke into and searched several homes, attacking the residents. Soldiers also used pepper-spray against several women in the attacked homes.
In other news 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.
Residents said that the soldiers violently searched several local families, and interrogated the residents before taking pictures of their ID cards.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday January 30, 2014 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.