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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, November 13th, 2014.
Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and clash with local youth and in Gaza Israeli forces targets farmers. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Dozens of Palestinians, on Thursday, suffered from tear gas suffocation during clashes with Israeli forces in al-Fawwar refugee camp, to the south of Hebron, according to local sources.
Clashes erupted at the main entrance of the camp, where soldiers fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas canisters towards the residents and their homes, causing many to suffocate by tear gas inhalation. They were all treated at the scene.
The camp is also scene of regular clashes with Israeli forces, in addition to house raids, demolition of properties and arrests.
Moreover, Israeli forces abducted at least 27 Palestinians across East Jerusalem and the West Bank overnight, as clashes continued to erupt in Jerusalem’s al-Isawiya neighborhood.
Authorities conducted extensive raids in the East Jerusalem neighborhoods of Silwan, al-Tur, al-Suwwana, and Jabal al-Mukabbir early Thursday, wheres everal Palestinians were taken.
Furthermore, on Thursday, Israeli forces engaged in home raids across the West Bank, kidnapping some 18 individuals.
In Gaza, Israeli forces, on Thursday, opened fire towards a number of houses and lands belonging to Palestinian farmers east of Khuza’a town.
Israeli military opened fire towards farmers who are close to the location and nearby homes. No casualties or injuries were reported, however.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, November 13th, 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.