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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, October 1st, 2015.

Israeli soldiers invade homes in Jerusalem, kidnap civilians; meanwhile troops take over a Palestinian home in Hebron. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, various Palestinian neighborhoods and towns in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and attacked families, wounding several Palestinians, and kidnapped twelve.

The soldiers also fired rubber-coated steels bullets inside an invaded homes, wounding one Palestinian. soldiers stormed and violently searched homes in al-‘Isawiyya town, in Jerusalem, and kidnapped twelve young Palestinians, including children.

Late on Wednesday night, Israeli soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians in the in Einabous village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and violently assaulted another Palestinian in Madama village, south of Nablus.

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped 562 Palestinians, including dozens of children, mainly in occupied Jerusalem, in September.

The PPS said the soldiers kidnapped 294 Palestinians, mainly children, in Jerusalem, and that most of them were taken prisoner after Israeli extremists, and soldiers, intensified their invasions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Elsewhere, The Israeli army issued, Thursday, a military order occupying a Palestinian home in Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The property owner lives in the United States.

Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers occupied the home of Fathi Mohammad Mer’eb, in the northern part of Halhoul town, and that the illegally seized property is located next to the Karmie Tzur illegal colony, built in private Palestinian lands.

The sources said Mer’eb lives in the United States, and that the soldiers stormed the property while his nephew, Nidal Samih Karaja, was there, and handed him an order informing the family that the military will be ‘taking control of the property for military considerations.’

And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, October 1st, 2015 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates, please visit our website at Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and Ghassan Bannoura.