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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, September 22nd, 2014.
Israeli soldiers injury several civilians and kidnap 13 others during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least thirteen Palestinians in numerous invasions targeting homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to a number of military camps. The invasions started earlier at dawn, and lasted for several hours.
Local sources in Hebron have reported that several Israeli military vehicles invaded the town of Sa’ir, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped six Palestinians.
In the Nablus district, in the northern West Bank, soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, and kidnapped four in Burin village, south of the city, and one of Beit Forik, east of Nablus.
In Zababda village, south of Jenin, soldiers kidnapped two brothers, both former political prisoners, after breaking into their home and violently searching it. On Sunday evening, soldiers kidnapped four women in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem.
Earlier on Sunday night Palestinian medical sources have reported that one Palestinian was shot and many suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.
In other news indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians, with the aim of consolidating the Gaza truce are set to resume in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday, two days following new reconciliation negotiations between Fatah and Hamas, according to officials.
The talks will be preceded by formal attempts at negotiations between the Fateh faction of president Mahmoud Abbas and longtime rival party Hamas.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, September 22nd, 2014 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our websiteatwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.