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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, May 18th, 2015.
Israeli settlers attack cause a miscarriage for a Palestinian woman and Israeli troops raid homes and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian woman from the southern West Bank city of Hebron suffered a miscarriage after a number of Israeli fanatics assaulted her, in the center of the city, Palestinian medical sources reported.
The sources said Mirvat Sa’ad Abu Romeila, 37 years of age, was moved to the Hebron Governmental Hospital suffering various cuts and bruises, and that she also suffered the miscarriage as a result of being repeated beaten. The assailants came from the illegal Ramat Yishai outpost, in the center of Hebron city.
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, various Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, kidnapped ten Palestinians, mainly children, and attacked several others in Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards.
Several army vehicles invaded the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, kidnapped four teenagers, and handed two Palestinians military warrants for interrogation.
In addition, soldiers invaded homes in the al-Ein al-Foqa neighborhood, in Silwan town south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, kidnapped a woman and her two sons. Also in Jerusalem, groups of Israeli fanatics and several officers stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, through the al-Magharba Gate, and conducted provocative acts.
In related news, several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli soldiers invaded Ya’bad town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded the town, and clashed with several youths who hurled stones and empty bottles on their vehicles, while the army fired gas bombs, rubber-coated metal bullets and rounds of live ammunition.
On Sunday, Israeli soldiers and police officers used excessive force against hundreds of Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem, as they marched to counter a provocative Israeli procession marking the so-called “Jerusalem Day,” wounding at least 29 Palestinians, and kidnapped five.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, May 18th, 2015 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates, please visit our website at www.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and Ghassan Bannoura.