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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, June 25th, 2015.
Palestinian woman injured after attacked by a settler and Israeli troops kidnap civilians including a journalist. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian woman was injured on Thursday evening when a Israeli settler ran her over with his car near Jerusalem old city.
Residents said that the woman was lightly injured when the car hit her and knocked her down near Damascus gate outside Jerusalem’s old city.
The settler tried to escape the scene but Palestinian youth blocked hi path and managed to stop him. Later he was handed over to the Israeli police who released without any charges.
On Thursday, midday Israeli troops kidnapped six Palestinian women as they were leaving the Al Aqsa mosque. Local sources said that among the kidnaped was one journalist.
Three more Palestinians were kidnapped on Thursday during invasions and home searches targeting the southern West Bank cities and Hebron and Bethlehem. Local sources said that troops kidnapped two youths from Bethlehem and one man from Hebron.
In other news, the Flotilla III sailing to Gaza was delayed until Friday after one of the ships was exposed to sabotage. the Flotilla III seeks to break the Israeli blockade imposed on the Gaza strip since 2007.
Dror Feiler, an Israeli left wing activist taking part in the flotilla, told media that an unknown man tried to damage one of the ships propellers, while one of the ships was at port in Greece.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, June 25th, 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.