Category Archives: Hebron

10 Dec
3:58

Palestinians March in Hebron, Israeli Forces Attack

Soldiers attacked many Palestinian residents of Hebron, on Monday, as they marched against the Israeli colonialist plans in the city, dozens of injuries, mainly due to teargas inhalation, were reported. A general strike was held, on Monday, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, in protest against Israeli settlement […]

09 Dec
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Shed, Uproot Lands, Near Hebron

December 9, 2019 12:51 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Monday, a shed and uprooted six Dunams (1.48 Acres) of Palestinian farmlands in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers demolished a shed, owned by a Palestinian, identified as Ahmad Bader Abu […]

09 Dec
11:18

Including One Journalist, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least nine Palestinians, including one journalist, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army stormed and ransacked dozens of homes. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Abdullah Abu Ibrahim, from his home in […]

09 Dec
8:04

Israeli Forces Arrest Palestinian Youth at Checkpoint in Hebron

According to the Palestine News Network (PNN), Israeli occupation forces arrested a 14 year old female student, on Sunday morning, as she attempting to cross the Abu al-Reesh checkpoint, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center of Hebron. Israeli media quoted a statement from the occupation army that its soldiers […]

07 Dec
4:13

Islamic Organization Criticizes Israel’s Settlement Plans in Hebron

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned a controversial plan by Israel to build a new settlement in the heart of the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, the Palestine News Network reported. Naftali Bennett, right-wing Israeli minister of military affairs, said on Sunday, that the new settlement, to […]

06 Dec
10:16

Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Teen Near Hebron

December 6, 2019 10:16 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Friday, a Palestinian teen in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army invaded the town, and attacked Palestinians protesting the invasion. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics provided the essential treatment to the […]

05 Dec
2:14

Soldiers Destroy Machines In Industrial Structure, Demolish Four Rooms, Near Hebron

December 5, 2019 2:14 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of Hebron in southern West Bank, and destroyed machines in a blacksmith and lathe workshop, in addition to demolishing four residential rooms in Yatta nearby town. The soldiers invaded the ath-Thaheriyya town, before storming a blacksmith and a lathe workshop,  and deliberately […]

05 Dec
12:29

Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Sufian an-Natsha, Islam Rajabi and Mohammad Rajabi, […]

04 Dec
2:09

Film Trailer – B’Tselem – “Of Land and Bread”

The world premiere of the first full-length documentary film produced by B’Tselem, “Of Land and Bread”, occurred on November 24, at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA). The film was directed, edited and produced by the head of the organization’s video department, Ehab Tarabieh. The film offers an […]

03 Dec
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Hebron, Nablus And Jericho

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians in Hebron, Nablus, and Jericho, in the occupied West Bank, in addition to invading homes in Shu’fat refugee camp, in Jerusalem, and attacking protesters. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched […]

03 Dec
4:58

Israel Plans Additions to Ibrahimi Mosque

The Israeli Channel 7 unveiled an Israeli plan, on Monday, to make additions inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center of Hebron, the Palestine News Network reported. The project, worth approximately 500,000 shekels (NIS), includes designing an elevator among other additions, exclusively for the use of illegal Israeli settlers. Israel’s […]

03 Dec
4:47

PM Shtayyeh: Israeli/American Projects Aim at Eliminating the Palestinian National Project

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, on Monday, expressed his government’s grave concern about the planned American and Israeli projects in the besieged Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. “The government views with great concern and follows the news coming from the Gaza Strip about […]

02 Dec
9:05

Jordan’s FM Slams Israel’s Colonial Projects

Jordanian Foreign Minister, on Monday, condemned the Israeli occupation authorities’ approval of the construction of a new colonial settlement in the heart of the southern West Bank flashpoint city of Hebron, calling on the international community to shoulder its responsibilities and put an end to Israeli settlement construction. Safadi said […]

02 Dec
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron, Bethlehem, and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem and Ramallah, in addition to attacking protesters in Bethlehem, Jenin and Ramallah. In Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, […]

02 Dec
4:47

International Solidarity Movement: About the Legitimization of the Palestinian Oppression in Al Khalil (Hebron)

Last Saturday, November 23rd, was ‘Sarah’s day’, a festivity for the Jewish community that gathers Israeli settlers from all around the occupied Palestinian Territories and from abroad, in the Palestinian city of Al Khalil (also known as Hebron). This year in particular, there has been a special effort by the […]

02 Dec
3:53

Palestinian President Slams Israel’s Plan for Settlement Expansion

The Palestinian presidency condemned the Israeli new settler project announced, on Sunday, by Israel’s new Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett, in Hebron’s wholesale market area, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. The president, Mahmoud Abbas, affirmed that this Israeli announcement represents the first tangible result of Trump administration’s attempts […]

02 Dec
3:36

Israeli Defense Minister Approves New Settler Neighborhood in Hebron

According to Israeli media outlets, the new Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett, approved, on Sunday, the planning of a new settler neighborhood in the in the city of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. The defense minister’s office said in a statement […]

01 Dec
1:17

Israeli Troops Abduct Five Palestinians in Pre-Dawn Raids Across the West Bank

On Sunday morning before dawn, Israeli troops invaded several parts of the West Bank and abducted five Palestinians. In the town of Beit Awwa in Hebron, in the southern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted Mohammad Osama Shalash and Uday Ismail Shalash. Both are believed to be under age 18, although […]

Mural in al-Aroub camp
01 Dec
2:27

Israeli Troops Invade Al-Aroub Refugee Camp; Fire Tear Gas at Homes

December 1, 2019 2:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Saturday night, a squadron of heavily-armed Israeli soldiers invaded the al-Arroub refugee camp north of Hebron. The troops did not announce the reason for the invasion, nor was there a statement from the Israeli military. A number of Palestinian civilians suffered from tear gas inhalation due to the Israeli […]

01 Dec
1:40

Israeli Forces Shoot and Kill Palestinain Teen in Hebron

Updated: A Palestinian teenager was shot dead, on Saturday night, by Israeli soldiers in the town of Beit Awwa, west of Hebron City in the southern occupied West Bank. The Palestinian News and Info Agency reported that Israeli soldiers opened fire towards three Palestinian civilians near Beit Awwa, seriously injuring […]

30 Nov
6:28

UN Report: Israel Demolished 39 Palestinian Structures in 2 Weeks

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in its biweekly Protection of Civilians Report that the Israeli authorities demolished or seized 39 structures in the West Bank in the past two weeks, displacing 63 Palestinians, and otherwise affecting 380 others, Days of Palestine reported. OCHA […]

30 Nov
4:56

Israeli Soldiers Photograph Homes, Confiscate Two Cars, Near Hebron

November 30, 2019 4:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before photographing dozens of homes and illegally confiscating two Palestinian cars. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers photographed dozens of homes in Beit Za’ta area, east of the town. He […]

29 Nov
6:34

When Holidays Bring Hate: Sarah’s Day in Occupied Hebron

11/27/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Hebron The Jewish holiday of Shabbat Chayei Sarah (Sarah’s Day) took place in Al Khalil (also known as Hebron), over the weekend of 22-23 November. Over the two days, around 50,000 Israeli settlers flocked to the city to celebrate the festival in the place […]

29 Nov
3:10

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Police Officer, Injure Several Residents, In Hebron

November 29, 2019 3:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday ay dawn, a Palestinian police officer in Surif town, and injured several residents in Beit Ummar town, near Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Surif town, northwest of Hebron, and abducted a Palestinian Police officer, identified […]

28 Nov
1:53

Israeli Armored Bulldozer Crashes Palestinian Car, Killing Father & Injuring Son

November 28, 2019 1:53 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli forces exiting the city of Hebron after a massive demolition campaign before dawn on Thursday struck a Palestinian car in which a Palestinian father and son were driving, killing the father and severely injuring the son. Mohammad Nassar Al-Nawajaa, 56, from Yatta city, south of Hebron, was killed and […]

28 Nov
11:14

Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jenin And Hebron

November 28, 2019 11:14 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from their homes in the Jenin and Hebron governorates, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said several armored military jeeps invaded Jenin refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked […]

28 Nov
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Four Homes In Hebron

November 28, 2019 10:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinian homes in Beit Kahil town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron; the demolished properties are owned by families of Palestinians accused of killing an Israeli soldier. Many military jeeps, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded the town, and forced […]

28 Nov
4:16

United Nations Calls on Israel to Protect Palestinian Civilians

The United Nations Human Rights Office in the Occupied Palestinian Territory urged Israel to take all necessary measures to prevent settler attacks against the Palestinian civilian population in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, from such attacks. The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported that the UN appealed […]

28 Nov
2:20

Visit to Al Fawwar Refugee Camp, Hebron, Palestine, June 2019

By Niall Ó BrolchĂĄin – IMEMC: Ayat Alturshan runs several different projects for women and children at different refugee camps in the West Bank, Palestine. I recently had the opportunity to go and visit the Al Fawwar refugee camp on the outskirts of Hebron, West Bank, Palestine with the cultural […]

28 Nov
2:02

Living under occupation in the West Bank

For IMEMC News – Niall Ó BrolchĂĄin: As I strolled through the streets of the Old Town market near the home of Idress Zahdeh, rocks, other missiles, and rubbish were landing on the grills and tarpaulins above my head, which were put there in order to protect the shoppers, shopkeepers, […]

28 Nov
1:32

International Delegation Visits Al Hurriya Radio Station in Hebron

By Niall Ó BrolchĂĄin – IMEMC: An international delegation of volunteers visited the Al Hurriya radio station in Hebron on Sunday, July 6. The volunteers are here from various parts of the world to do different programs at the Go Palestine Center, Hebron. Teaching English, Media, Law and Human Rights Internships […]

27 Nov
11:47

Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians, Including Four Children, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including four children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated […]

27 Nov
10:13

Soldiers Shoot A Worker Of Hebron’s City Council

November 27, 2019 10:13 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday morning, a worker of the City Council in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron City Council issued a statement denouncing the Israeli violation, and said the soldiers shot Awad Mohammad al-Ja’bari, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his […]

26 Nov
2:15

Soldiers Abduct Two Workers In Hebron

November 26, 2019 2:15 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinian workers of the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee, in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Committee stated that the soldiers abducted Mohammad Sa’adi Rajabi and Ali ‘Ahdi Ja’bari, while working in an old home, owned by Jamil […]

25 Nov
11:36

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

November 25, 2019 11:36 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes and interrogated several Palestinians while […]

25 Nov
10:54

Soldiers Injure Several Schoolchildren In Hebron

November 25, 2019 10:54 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers Injured, Monday, dozens of Palestinian schoolchildren and residents, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at Abu ar-Reesh military roadblock, at the southern entrance of the Old City of Hebron and the Ibrahimi Mosque, attacked dozens of […]

25 Nov
4:41

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinian in Hebron

A Palestinian was shot and injured, on Sunday evening, in the town of Beit Ummar, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Mohammed Awad, a media activist, said Israeli forces stationed near the illegal Israeli settlement of Karmi Tzur, fired […]

25 Nov
2:00

Israeli Forces Arrest Three Children in Hebron

Three Palestinian children were arrested by Israeli soldiers, on Sunday, while they were leaving school in Beit Ummar in northern Hebron, Quds News Network (QNN) reported. Israeli forces arrested the minors, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron after they left school, taking them to a police station […]

25 Nov
12:17

Thousands of Settlers Storm Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron

The Palestine News Network (PNN) reported that thousands of Israeli settlers, on Saturday, stormed the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, under heavy military protection. While the Ibrahimi Mosque is an Islamic place of worship, Palestinian Muslim worshipers were not allowed to enter it for prayer. Local sources observed several buses carrying […]

24 Nov
11:33

Israeli Forces Fire Tear-Gas at Schools in Hebron

November 24, 2019 11:33 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Palestinians students and citizens sustained suffocation, on Sunday, when Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters near a complex of schools in Hebron, according to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). The correspondent reported that dozens of Palestinian children as well as adults, suffered the effects of toxic tear-gas […]

24 Nov
3:32

Illegal Colonists Invade Hebron, Toddler Among Injured

A Palestinian infant sustained a moderate injury, when extremist Jewish settlers, under Israeli army protection, attacked Palestinians’ homes with stones in the neighborhood of Tel Rumeida in Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Hundreds of settlers protected by army forced their […]

23 Nov
3:22

Video Shows Israeli Soldiers Abducting 13-year-old Boy in Hebron

November 23, 2019 3:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

A video footage recently released by Israeli human rights group, B’Tselem, showed Israeli soldiers detaining a 13-year-old Palestinian boy in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and, while blindfolded, walking him through the streets. On November 3 at about 11:30 am local time, soldiers detained Abed al-Razeq Idris, 13, put him […]

23 Nov
1:55

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injure Many, In Jerusalem’s Al-‘Isawiya, Abduct Another From Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, abducted two young Palestinian men, and injured several others. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian from Hebron after summing him for interrogation. Several army jeeps invaded al-‘Isawiya, and fired many gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel […]

22 Nov
10:33

Illegal Israeli Colonists Injure Eight Palestinians In Hebron

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, attacked, on Friday evening, many Palestinians, including children, wounding eight. Palestinian activist Jamal Es’eifan said the colonists first attacked a shop, owned by Nasser Fahed al-Ja’bari, and smashed […]

22 Nov
10:01

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Surif

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession against the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands in Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing many injuries. The soldiers fired a barrage of gas bombs and concussion grenades, in addition to attacking protesters with clubs and batons. Many […]

22 Nov
9:45

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

November 22, 2019 9:45 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, many Palestinians in ‘Aseeda area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked dozens of protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers first invaded the area, and installed a military roadblock, before […]

21 Nov
9:50

Army Demolishes A Home Near Hebron

November 21, 2019 9:50 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, a Palestinian home in Khallet ad-Dabe area, east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committees in southern West Bank, said the soldiers demolished the home, made of bricks and a […]

21 Nov
9:17

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including Jerusalem Governor, One Woman, In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least eight Palestinians, including a young woman and the Governor of occupied Jerusalem, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar […]

20 Nov
8:27

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

November 20, 2019 8:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Qussai Ziad al-Alama, 22, from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, while walking at the main entrance of the city. They added that the […]

20 Nov
6:14

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the city, […]

19 Nov
3:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 25 Palestinians, including several children, and former political prisoners, in the occupied West Bank, especially in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, causing property damage, and interrogated scores of Palestinians […]

19 Nov
11:51

Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Hebron

November 19, 2019 11:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, two Palestinian homes owned by two siblings from the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Resident Khaled Khanna, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the refugee camp and demolished his home and the home of his brother, Nabil. […]

19 Nov
10:37

Illegal Israeli Colonists Storm A Christian Church In Hebron

A group of fanatic Israeli colonialist settlers stormed, on Monday at night, the al-Maskobiyya Church, known as Abraham’s Oak Holy Trinity Monastery, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said dozens of illegal colonists, accompanied by a large military force, invaded the Christian Monastery […]

18 Nov
1:51

PPS: “Israel Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians, including a kidney patient and former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, causing damage. The Hebron office of the PPS in southern West […]

18 Nov
3:59

Palestinian Receives Demolition Notice Near Hebron

Israeli authorities notified Palestinian resident in the village of Khirbet Susiya, south of Hebron, of its intent to demolish the home, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern Hebron, said that Israeli forces handed local resident Mohammed Zain […]

17 Nov
1:05

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including Two Children, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children, and assaulted a few others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded Silwan town, east of Ramallah, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked […]

16 Nov
5:02

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians in West Bank Protests

Israeli forces violently attacked Palestinian protesters, on Friday, in al-Khalil (Hebron) in the southern West Bank, and Qalqilia in the northern West Bank. Days of Palestine quoted local sources that said a number of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters, including a journalist, during protests […]

16 Nov
4:03

Journalist Advocates Condemn Israel’s Shooting of Photojournalist

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), on Friday, denounced the latest serious Israeli attack on a journalist in the southern West Bank, The Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Photo-journalist Moath Amarneh lost sight in the left eye after being seriously injured by a […]

-Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested on Wednesday four youths, including a cancer patient, from Beit Jala and Aida and Al-Izzah refugee camps in Bethlehem.. According to security sources, "Wafa", the Israeli occupation forces arrested Nawaf Ismail al-Qaisi (45 years), from Al-Azza refugee camp north of Bethlehem, a patient with cancer, and Mohammed Nader Jawarish (17 years) from the tables in the city of Beit Jala, and Mohammed Hamdi al-Masa'id, Ashraf al-Sheikh from Aida camp, after they raided and searched their homes. ـــ
15 Nov
3:38

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes, in the Shawawra village, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few homes. They added that the soldiers abducted Monir Dar’awi, […]

14 Nov
2:44

Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, and abducted four […]

14 Nov
11:24

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Hebron

November 14, 2019 11:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, one Palestinian in Bethlehem, and two others in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched several homes. Media sources in Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded Jabal al-Mawaleh area, and abducted Hamza Osama al-‘Ajjouri, […]

14 Nov
5:56

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian, Causes Fire In A Home, In Hebron

November 14, 2019 5:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the al-Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and shot a young man with a live round in his knee, leading to a serious injury after a severe blood loss, and caused a fire in one home after firing […]

13 Nov
6:58

Israel Razes Palestinian Land for Settler-Only Bypass

The Israeli army, on Wednesday, began to bulldoze Palestinian land in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, in order to make way for the construction of a settler-only bypass road. WAFA correspondent reported that Israeli bulldozers, under military protection, proceeded to raze about […]

13 Nov
12:22

Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes. One of the abducted Palestinians was taken prisoner at a military roadblock. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and […]

13 Nov
11:49

Soldiers Abduct A University Student Near Hebron

November 13, 2019 11:49 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian university student from Tarqoumia town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and illegally confiscated cash and a computer. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home of Mohammad Sa’adi Abu Dabbous, the coordinator of the Fateh Movement […]

12 Nov
4:20

417 Palestinians Arrested in October – Including 75 Children

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) detained a total of 417 Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and the blockaded Gaza Strip in the month of October, ALRAY reported. Prisoner and human rights organizations released a fact sheet Sunday, that the IOF detained 75 children and 16 women. The following is […]

11 Nov
7:49

Israeli Forces Attack Commemoration of Arafat’s Death

Dozens of Palestinians suffocated, today, as Israeli forces attacked citizens participating in marches commemorating the 15th anniversary for the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, said a local activist. Media activist in Beit Ummar, Mohammad Awad, told WAFA that Israeli forces stormed an area adjacent to the Israeli settlement of […]

11 Nov
6:34

Saeb Erekat Calls on the ICC to Investigate Shooting Death of Young Palestinian Man

Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) asked the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, to open a criminal investigation into the systematic and continued war crimes committed by the Israeli occupation authorities against unarmed Palestinian civilians. Erekat, in a […]

11 Nov
3:59

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Hebron

November 11, 2019 3:59 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources at the al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron said the soldiers shot Omar Haitham al-Badawi, 22, with a live round in the chest. […]

11 Nov
2:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

November 11, 2019 2:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, earlier Monday, two Palestinians with live rounds, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near the main entrances of the al-Fawwar and the al-‘Arroub refugee camps, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers violently attacked Palestinians, […]

10 Nov
12:30

Soldiers Abduct Two Former Political Prisoners Near Hebron

November 10, 2019 12:30 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, early on Sunday morning, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted two former political prisoners. Local sources in Beit Ummar said the soldiers invaded and violently searched a few homes in the town, before abducting the two former political prisoners. […]

09 Nov
9:24

VIDEO: Israeli Soldiers Assault Palestinian Father in Front of Child

An online video has surfaced, showing two Israeli soldiers shoving and cocking a gun in the face of a Palestinian father, in the presence of his young son, causing outrage among Palestinian social media users. The scuffle — which took place in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, on […]

09 Nov
12:46

Soldiers Search Many Homes In Hebron

November 9, 2019 12:46 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before storming and ransacking many homes. Media sources said the soldiers violently searched the homes and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. Owners of some of the invaded homes have been identified as Abdul-Hakim […]

08 Nov
2:48

Soldiers Shoot A Woman, Abduct Her Son, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the al-‘Isawiya town in occupied East Jerusalem, and shot a woman with a rubber-coated steel bullet in her head, before abducting her teenage boy. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (SIlwanic) said the soldiers attacked many Palestinians, who were protesting the invasion into […]

07 Nov
12:53

Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians, Including Two Siblings, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including two siblings and one child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many […]

07 Nov
12:53

Soldiers Abduct Two Teens, Including One Who Was Shot

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, one Palestinian teenager, and abducted him along with another teen, in Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers ambushed several residents walking in the ath-Thaher area in Beit Ummar, and opened […]

Israeli night raid (archive image)
05 Nov
12:52

Israeli Forces Abduct 12 Palestinians During Pre-Dawn Raids in the West Bank

Israeli troops invaded several parts of the West Bank before dawn on Tuesday, abducting 12 Palestinians from their homes while they were sleeping. According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, four Palestinians were abducted from Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem: Marwan Fararja, 18, Omar Emad Radi, Yazan Hamza al-Kurd, 17, and […]

05 Nov
1:38

Israeli Forces to Raze Six Homes in Masafer Yatta

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, notified Palestinian owners of six homes in Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, of their intent to remove the structures. Masafer Yatta mayor Nidhal Younis said that soldiers stormed the hamlets of Maghayir al-Abeed and Khallet ed-Dabaa, handing out written demolition orders against six homes […]

04 Nov
10:19

Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Girl In Bethlehem

An Israeli settler driving at high speed ran over, and injured a Palestinian girl, Sunday evening, on a road in Bethlehem, in the southern occupied West Bank. According to local sources, the settler rammed his car into a young girl as she was walking with her brother, along the road, […]

04 Nov
9:50

Including One Woman, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, fifteen Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and abducted Mousa al-‘Amour and Hasan al-Hreini, from […]

04 Nov
8:49

Israel Seizes 2500 Dunams of Palestinian Land in West Bank

Israel seized 2522 dunams in the occupied West Bank in favor of the construction of illegal settlements, said municipal sources and a cartographer. Mayor of Al-Jab’a, Dhyab Masha’la told WAFA that several Palestinian farmers entered their olive groves adjacent to the nearby illegal settlement of Eli, and were shocked to […]

03 Nov
4:10

Israel Bulldozes Lands To Pave New Segregated Road On Palestinian Lands Near Hebron

November 3, 2019 4:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers and the so-called “Civil Administration Office, the executive branch of Tel Aviv’s occupation of Palestine, has started digging and preparing to pave a new segregated road for illegal colonialist settlers in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Awad, […]

03 Nov
1:42

Army Injures Several Schoolchildren In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, several schoolchildren in the schools’ area, south of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said several army jeeps invaded the Schools’ Area and fired gas bombs at the students who were walking to their educational facilities. The […]

Minister of Jerusalem Affairs
03 Nov
12:56

Palestinian Minister Among Eight Abducted by Israeli Forces in Pre-Dawn Raids Sunday

Updated: The Israeli Minister of Jerusalem Fadi al-Hadmi, was one of eight Palestinians abducted by Israeli forces in pre-dawn raids on Sunday. Israeli troops stormed the neighborhood of Suwwana, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted Fadi al-Hadmi, a Palestinian community leader who is a member of the Palestinian government that has […]

31 Oct
6:42

Seriously Wounded Palestinian Woman Hooked To Life Support Machines

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that the Palestinian woman, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, on Wednesday morning, is currently in a very critical condition, and is hooked to life support machines at an Israeli hospital. Karim Ajwa, a lawyer of the Committee, said that […]

30 Oct
3:13

Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians, Including A Child, And Three Siblings

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Wednesday, eighteen Palestinians, including a child and three siblings, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers stormed and searched dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron governorate, in southern West […]

30 Oct
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Woman In Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian woman near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after she allegedly “attempted to stab them.” Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers shot the Palestinian woman and left her bleeding on […]

28 Oct
8:59

Army Closes Main Entrance Of Al-‘Arroub Refugee Camp

October 28, 2019 8:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Sunday evening, the main entrance of the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and assaulted many Palestinian protesters. The army also abducted a Palestinian in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers closed the main […]

24 Oct
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Hebron

October 24, 2019 10:28 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, the ath-Thaher area, south of Beit Ummar town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured several Palestinians who protested the invasion. Local media activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said many army jeeps invaded the town and fired live rounds, rubber-coated […]

22 Oct
1:47

Illegal Colonists Prevent Palestinians From Entering Their Orchards

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers prevented, Sunday, and Monday, Palestinian farmers from entering their lands, east o Hebron city. Local farmers said the colonists tried to assault them, and prevented them from reaching their own lands, while Israeli soldiers watched and did not intervene. The incident took place in the […]

21 Oct
3:41

Palestine Through The Eyes Of A Visitor

There are no words to describe the bleak reality of actual humans who are trapped and whose lives are scarred by loss, oppression and uncertainty. And yet, cling to hope against all odds. I am not writing about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. If anything, I am acutely aware of my incompetence […]

20 Oct
11:59

Army Closes Main Entrance Of Beit Ummar With Concrete Blocks

October 20, 2019 11:59 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, Sunday, the main entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, with concrete blocks, while military police officers ticketed dozens of drivers on the nearby road. Media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers closed the at-Touq Street, near Jerusalem-Hebron Road, with […]

19 Oct
10:48

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Hebron

October 19, 2019 10:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, earlier Saturday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of before the soldiers and injured many Palestinians, who protested the invasion into their community. Local nonviolent media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar, located […]

19 Oct
3:04

Soldiers Abduct A Child, 9, In Hebron

October 19, 2019 3:04 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a Palestinian child, only nine years of age, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers also invaded Beit Awwa, southwest of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, and […]

16 Oct
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-One Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the Wes Bank, including Jerusalem, and injured one. Media sources in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, identified Montaser Abul-Hamid Mheisin, 22, and Ward Ibrahim […]

16 Oct
9:24

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Hebron

October 16, 2019 9:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Local nonviolent activist Mohammad Awad, said several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes. Awad […]

16 Oct
4:23

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Install A Stage, Tents In The Ibrahimi Mosque Courtyard

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Tuesday, a stage and tents in the courtyard of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and tents in Ein Far’a archeological area, west of the city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the colonists installed the stage […]

15 Oct
11:23

Army Abducts A Palestinian Two Weeks After Demolishing His Home

October 15, 2019 11:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Just two weeks after demolishing his under-construction home, Israel soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a Palestinian man in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Mohammad Awad, a local media activist, said the soldiers invaded Wad ash-Sheikh area, in Beit Ummar, and abducted Ali Mohammad al-‘Allami, 38, […]

13 Oct
1:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including a father and his daughter, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, causing […]

12 Oct
9:52

Israeli Soldiers Search Many Homes In Hebron

October 12, 2019 9:52 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers searched, Saturday, several Palestinian homes, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation, in Hebron Governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes owned by members of […]