Category Archives: Hebron

10 Oct
12:39

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron, One In Jenin

October 10, 2019 12:39 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and one in Jenin, in the northern part. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Doura town, south of Hebron, before storming and ransacking several homes, […]

10 Oct
11:44

Army Demolishes Structures, Confiscates Solar Panels, Near Hebron

October 10, 2019 11:44 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Khirbat ad-Daqeeqa small community, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished several residential sheds, in addition to confiscating solar panels. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Southern […]

10 Oct
11:15

Illegal Colonialist Settler Rams Young Woman With His Car In Hebron

An illegal Israeli colonialist settler rammed, Thursday, a young Palestinian woman near the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Eyewitnesses said the young woman, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, was rushed to a hospital in Hebron city. They added that […]

09 Oct
12:01

Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Hebron

October 9, 2019 12:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted one child. Local sources said the soldiers stormed and violently searched the home of Abul-Karim and Dayya, causing damage, and abducting his son, Mohammad, 16. The soldiers drove on various streets in […]

08 Oct
11:01

Soldiers Abduct An Elderly Man In Hebron

October 8, 2019 11:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, an elderly Palestinian man in Farsh al-Hawa neighborhood, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and violently searched the home of Badran Bader Jaber, 72, causing damage, and abducted him. They added that the soldiers […]

08 Oct
10:58

Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Nablus Governorate, in northern West Bank, and abducted five […]

08 Oct
8:47

Army Abducts Father And Son, Two Siblings, In Hebron

October 8, 2019 8:47 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a Palestinian father and his son, in addition to two siblings, from their homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron city, Mohammad Atiya Banat and his son Jamal. They added […]

07 Oct
8:44

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, causing property damage, and questioned […]

06 Oct
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 10 Palestinians, Including A Child, In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, ten Palestinians including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and confiscated surveillance recordings and equipment in Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and […]

05 Oct
6:58

Army Closes The Main Entrance Of Beit Ummar Town

October 5, 2019 6:58 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, Saturday, the main entrance road of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Local activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers closed the main road entering Beit Ummar, and prevented the Palestinians and their vehicles from entering or leaving it from that area. […]

05 Oct
3:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

October 5, 2019 3:56 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Mohammad Abdul-Aziz al-Jamal, after storming his home and ransacking it, and took him to n unknown destination. The soldiers also […]

04 Oct
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, abduct One, In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured several Palestinians, in addition to abducting one. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar, and attacked Palestinians protesting the […]

03 Oct
4:34

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Mother To 18 Months In Prison

October 3, 2019 4:34 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian mother of four children, between the ages of three years and eight months, to eighteen months in prison, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the woman, identified as Rawan Mohammad Samhan, is from the ath-Thaheriyya town, southwest of the southern […]

03 Oct
2:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Qalqilia and Jenin, after the army invaded and searched many homes. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, interrogated many Palestinians while […]

03 Oct
12:19

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Home In Hebron

October 3, 2019 12:19 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, an under-construction home in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Wad ash-Sheikh area, near the Jerusalem-Hebron Road, in Beit Ummar town, and demolished the property which belongs to Ali Mohammad al-‘Allami. Media sources in […]

03 Oct
4:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Beit Ummar

October 3, 2019 4:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, two young Palestinian men from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock on the bypass road near Gush Etzion colonialist block, north of Hebron, before stopping and searching many Palestinian cars. They […]

02 Oct
2:56

Illegal Israeli Colonists Assault Three Child Siblings In Hebron

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Wednesday, three children in front of their home, near the illegal Ramat Yishai colony which was installed on Palestinian lands and property in Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Eyewitnesses said the colonists surrounded the […]

01 Oct
10:00

Army Invades Home Of A Former Political Prisoner, Confiscate His Car, near Hebron

October 1, 2019 10:00 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Tuesday, Beit Ummar town, North of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into the home of a former political prisoner and confiscated his car. The soldiers stormed the home of Mohammad Ahmad  ‘Aadi, 60, before violently searching and ransacking the property, causing damage. The […]

30 Sep
3:18

Seven Detainees, Including One Woman, Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Monday, that seven detainees in Israeli prisons, including one woman, are ongoing with hunger strike, protesting being held under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The Committee stated that one of the detainees, identified as Ahmad Abdul-Karim Ghannam, 42, from Doura […]

30 Sep
10:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

September 30, 2019 10:56 AM admin Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, seven Palestinian, including a child, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes and buildings, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Waleed Obeid, Waseem Nayef Obeid, and Ayyoub Bahaey […]

28 Sep
4:44

B’Tselem : Playing the Security Card: Israeli Policy in Hebron as Means to Effect Forcible Transfer of Local Palestinians

For 25 years, Israel has been openly pursuing a policy of segregation in the center of Hebron, in order to allow a handful of Jewish residents to live as though they had not settled in the middle of a bustling Palestinian city, in the heart of an occupied territory. This […]

28 Sep
9:31

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Hebron

September 28, 2019 9:31 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, eight Palestinians during invasions targeting the towns of Doura, Deir Samit, Ethna, Sinjer and Surif, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes and interrogated scores of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, […]

28 Sep
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians North Of Hebron

September 28, 2019 2:36 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, several Palestinians in the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Mohammad Awad, a local nonviolent activist, said several army jeeps invaded the ath-Thaher area, and attacked many Palestinian protesters. Awad added that the soldiers fired […]

26 Sep
1:32

Israeli Army Confiscates 1500 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands, South of Hebron

The Israeli army confiscated, Thursday, at least 1500 Dunams (370.65 Acres) of Palestinian lands, owned by the residents of Doura town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, by reinstating a military order, issued in 1987, regarding the illegal annexation of the lands that were designated as “state-owned […]

Israeli troops in night raid (archive image)
26 Sep
10:29

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Qalqilia, Ramallah, And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Ramallah and Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, said many army jeeps invaded Azzoun town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted Ekrima Ayyoub Zamari, […]

25 Sep
6:23

Telling Old Stories in a New Way: Palestinian Dabke (VIDEO)

At the first annual Hebron Festival, an event organized by the Hebron Municipality to celebrate the culture and history of Palestinians in Hebron, students from across the West Bank put on a theatrical performance, telling of life and history in Palestine through a play combined with music and dabke. Dabke […]

25 Sep
1:45

Soldiers Demolish A Shed, Agricultural Structure, Near Salfit

September 25, 2019 1:45 PM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a shed and an agricultural structure in Deir Ballout town, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit. The soldiers surrounded the entire area before invading it and demolished the two structures without prior notice. Salfit Governor, Lieutenant Dr. Abdullah Kamil, denounced the ongoing and […]

25 Sep
1:30

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Home Near Hebron

September 25, 2019 1:30 PM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday afternoon, an under-construction home in the al-Hijra village, at the southern entrance of Doura city, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps and bulldozers, invaded the village and demolished the two-story property of 250 […]

Israeli troops in a night raid (archive image)
24 Sep
4:18

Hebron Office of Women’s Committees Raided

September 24, 2019 4:18 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces, today, stormed the Hebron headquarters of the Union of Palestinian Women Committees and seized computer hard discs and other equipment, according to Sara Mtair, director of the Hebron office of the Women Committees. She said, according to WAFA correspondence, that Israeli soldiers raided her office  early this morning,  […]

24 Sep
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians from their homes in the occupied West Bank, mostly from Hebron and Bethlehem governorates, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers stormed an ransacked many homes in several villages and towns, in the southern West Bank […]

24 Sep
2:35

Soldiers Abduct One Child, Injure Many Palestinians, In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted one child and injured many other Palestinians in the ath-Thaher area. Local media activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area of the town, near the illegal Karmie Tzur […]

23 Sep
11:02

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 45 Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 45 Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including twenty-two from the al-‘Isawiya and Silwan towns, in occupied East Jerusalem. The PPS said dozens of soldiers and police officers, including military […]

22 Sep
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Hebron, Nablus, And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, eight Palestinians from the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Nablus, and Jerusalem. In Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank, the soldiers abducted six Palestinians from Beit Kahil and Beit Ula towns, west of Hebron city, after the soldiers invaded and searched their homes, in addition […]

21 Sep
7:31

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Confiscates A Car, In Beit Ummar

September 21, 2019 7:31 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Safa area, north of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted five Palestinians and confiscated one car. Mohammad Ayyad Awad, a local nonviolent activist, said the soldiers stopped a Palestinian car transporting five Palestinians, including children, before confiscating the […]

21 Sep
5:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Hebron

September 21, 2019 5:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians from Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said many Palestinians visited the village and the families, whose homes were demolished by the army two weeks ago, to express solidarity with them as they […]

19 Sep
2:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Hebron

September 19, 2019 2:53 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Thursday, many Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, during protests that erupted after the army invaded Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town to accompany dozens of illegal colonialist settlers, to tour in […]

19 Sep
1:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least twenty-two Palestinians, including children, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank and interrogated many […]

19 Sep
4:38

Army Issues Orders Halting Construction Of School Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the Ramadin area, southwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and delivered orders halting the construction of the al-Badia Basic School. Khaled Abu Sharar, the head of the Hebron office of the Education Ministry in southern Hebron, said the soldiers ordered halting […]

16 Sep
2:34

Greek Orthodox Archbishop Says Hebron Real Estate Under Threat

Bishop Atallah Hanna, the archbishop of Sebastian Roman Orthodox, stated Saturday, that the ancient Orthodox real estate in the area of ​​Hebron Gate is under serious threat, and that extremist Jewish settlers may seize these properties at any time. The archbishop issued the following statements while being hosted by a […]

16 Sep
2:02

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes in Hebron

Dozens of Israeli settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, attacked Palestinian homes late Saturday night, in Al-Haraiq neighborhood in Hebron, throwing stones and burning bottles at them, PNN reported. Local sources said that dozens of settlers from the illegal Kiryat Arba settlement, built on Palestinian lands, east […]

15 Sep
5:15

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Homes In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday at night, several Palestinian homes in the al-Hareeqa neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing property damage, and chanted racist slogans. Media sources said the assailants came from the illegal Keryat Arba’ colony, which was built on […]

14 Sep
3:20

Israeli Apartheid in Masafer Yatta: Raids, Demolitions, Arrests and Beatings

photo: Israeli soldiers raided multiple villages from midnight to early morning, awaking residents and searching houses without giving a reason or warrant. Beginning with invasive night raids multiple villages, and ending with 7 structures demolished, 4 families made homeless, 2 Palestinians arrested, 1 beaten and hospitalized, 1 car confiscated, and […]

12 Sep
8:57

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including A Mother And Her Son, In Hebron And Bethlehem

September 12, 2019 8:57 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a mother and her son, in Hebron and Bethlehem governorates, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office n Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in […]

11 Sep
2:56

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Demolishes Sheds And Tents

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Maser Yatta area, south of Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied Wet Bank, before demolishing several residential sheds and tents, and abducted two Palestinians. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers […]

10 Sep
12:03

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Searches Many Homes, In Hebron

September 10, 2019 12:03 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, one Palestinian, and searched many homes, in the southern Wes Bank city of Hebron, and Yatta town west of the city. Several army jeeps invaded Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern part of Hebron city, and abducted Na’el Ahmad Abu Hussein, 59, after […]

09 Sep
10:53

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Child, Abduct Thirteen Palestinians, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot a child, and abducted thirteen Palestinians, after the army invaded many communities, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, on Monday at dawn and during morning hours. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said several army […]

08 Sep
2:44

Hunger Striking Detainee Faces Serious Health Conditions

September 8, 2019 2:44 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies has warned that a hunger striking detainee, held by Israel, is facing very serious health condition in the Ramla Hospital, after 56 days of the hunger strike. The center stated that the detainee, Ahmad Abdul-Karim Ghannam, 42, from Doura town near the southern West […]

08 Sep
1:39

Soldiers Confiscate Two Electricity Generators, Abduct One Palestinian, In Hebron

September 8, 2019 1:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Saturday, two electricity generators in Wad az-Zarzeer area, and abducted one Palestinian near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps and armored vehicles invaded Wad az-Zarzeer area before the soldiers broke into a property, owned by […]

05 Sep
5:52

Dr. Ashrawi Calls on International Community to Protect Old City of Hebron

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said the Israeli President and Prime Minister’s provocative ‘visit’ to Hebron City is an irresponsible and offensive attempt to pander to the most extreme and racist elements of the settler movement. The intolerable reality of segregation, […]

05 Sep
5:28

6 Palestinians Detained From West Bank by Israeli Forces

In its daily campaign of detaining Palestinians from throughout the occupied West Bank, Israeli forces detained, Wednesday night, into Thursday morning, at least 6 Palestinians, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). The army detained early this morning 2 Palestinians from Beit Kahel village in the southern West Bank district […]

05 Sep
6:09

Purpose of Netanyahu’s Hebron Intrusion A Way To Gain Support From The “Ultra Right Wing”

By Bilal Ghaith Palestinian activists called for receiving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Hebron, Wednesday, with black flags on homes near the Ibrahimi Mosque as observers, politicians and historians dismissed all allegations regarding the “visit” describing it as a provocation. According to Maarive newspaper, Netanyahu is set to take […]

05 Sep
5:11

PM Netanyahu Visits Hebron, Promises Jews Will Remain

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netnayahu, on Wednesday evening, carried out a provocative “visit” to al-Ibrahimi mosque, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, amidst tight security measures that affected the city’s Palestinian population and which came following another such “visit” by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Netanyahu said, at […]

04 Sep
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, at least ten Palestinians, mainly former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five former political prisoners, identified as Abdul-Karim […]

04 Sep
1:59

Illegal Colonists Install Tent In Hebron To Welcome Netanyahu

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Tuesday, a large tent in Tal Romeida Palestinian neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who intends to conduct a provocative visit to the city, Wednesday. The colonists […]

03 Sep
11:51

Army Abducts Twenty-Four Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty-four Palestinians, including children and political prisoners, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers conducted extensive invasions and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, […]

02 Sep
5:35

Israeli Forces Abduct 28 Palestinians Early Monday Morning

The Israeli Occupation Forces detained, early Monday morning, 28 Palestinians from their homes, after soldiers invaded their homes in the occupied West Bank, reported the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). The PPS said the army detained 7 men from the Hebron district, including Thayer Halahleh who spent several years in Israeli […]

31 Aug
4:37

Army Seals Entrance to Beit Ummar

Israeli occupation forces, today, sealed the main entrance to the town of Beit Ummar, to the north of Hebron, according to witnesses. The army shut , with a metal gate, the entrance to the town, forcing Palestinians to use longer routes to enter or exit the village. Human rights group […]

28 Aug
1:12

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Hebron

August 28, 2019 1:12 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday at night, Hebron city and Beit Ummar town, in southern West Bank, and injured dozens of Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Ahmad Khalil Abu Hashem, in Beit Ummar, causing property damage. They added […]

27 Aug
11:28

Nine Detainees Continue Hunger Strike In Israeli Prisons

Nine Palestinian detainees, held by Israeli in several Israeli prisons are ongoing with hunger strike protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, in addition to protesting continued solitary confinement and demanding medical treatment. One of the detainees, Hotheifa Bader Halabiyya, 28, from Abu Dis town, […]

24 Aug
3:48

Israeli Troops Abduct Four, Summon One, in Pre-Dawn Raids

Israeli troops invaded several parts of the West Bank on Saturday before dawn and abducted several Palestinians who were asleep in their beds. In the southern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted Samed Jihad Jahhara from Al-Aroub refugee camp north of Hebron. In the central West Bank, Israeli forces abducted on […]

24 Aug
3:19

Israeli Paramilitary Settlers Throw Stones at Palestinians in Hebron, Nablus

Right-wing Israeli settlers gathered in the northern and southern West Bank on Friday afternoon and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles. According to the Palestinian News Agency Wafa, Israeli settlers attacked and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles on the Rt. 60 bypass road near Kharsina area east of Hebron. Local sources […]

22 Aug
8:45

Israeli Forces Remove Vegetable Stands in Hebron

Israeli forces, Thursday, removed by force, Palestinian vegetable stands and vendors at Wadi al-Khalil military crossing, south of Dhahriyeh in the southern occupied West Bank, according to WAFA correspondent. He reported that the removal of the stands, will result in the vendors and their families losing their sole source of […]

22 Aug
6:08

Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Thursday, at least thirteen Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisaoners Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting five, including former […]

21 Aug
6:14

Al-Shoroq: The activist farmers resisting Israeli annexation in Beit Ummar

08/20/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Beit Ummar Beit Ummar is an agricultural town and farming community just north of Hebron, with a populace of about 17,000. Al Shoroq, a Palestinian led group comprised of local activists based in the region since 2013 founded by longstanding committee members, work with […]

20 Aug
5:35

Israeli Forces Arrest Several Palestinians From the West Bank

Israeli forces arrested, Tuesday at dawn, a number of Palestinian youths in a wide arrest campaign in several cities of the occupied West Bank. Local sources told Alray that the “Israeli Defence Forces” detained Mohammed Assafra, accused of stabbing an Israeli soldier in the illegal Etzion settlement, two weeks ago, […]

19 Aug
9:20

19 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in Pre-Dawn Raids on Monday

The Israeli military abducted 21 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank on Monday, 15 of them from the Ramallah governorate, in the central West Bank. Local sources told the Palestinian Wafa News Agency that the Israeli occupation forces arrested the previously released prisoner Awad Abu Ein from Ramallah. […]

17 Aug
6:30

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

August 17, 2019 6:30 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, two Palestinian siblings in Beit Awwa town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and installed many roadblocks in surrounding areas. On Friday evening, the soldiers abducted a teenage boy at a military roadblock north of Hebron. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded […]

17 Aug
5:10

Inheriting Resistance in the South Hebron Hills: “I am my father’s daughter, if he can do this, so can I… and more.”

08/06/19 | International Solidarity Movement | South Hebron Hills “My life is occupation … all the time you have to be ready for the bad, and the most bad you can imagine,” Sameeha Huraini tells me, as she explains the reality of day-to-day life in the South Hebron Hills. She […]

Israeli night raid (archive image)
17 Aug
1:36

Israeli Troops Abduct Five Palestinians Overnight in Several Incidents

Israeli troops abducted a total of five Palestinians overnight on Friday, from various parts of the West Bank. These included a 16-year old teen from al-‘Issawiya in East Jerusalem, a teen from Hebron, a young man from Jenin who was abducted from a checkpoint near Jericho, and two brothers abducted […]

16 Aug
6:16

Update: “Army Kills One Palestinian Near Bethlehem”

The Palestinian Health Ministry and the District Civil Coordination Office have reported that the Palestinian, who was killed by Israeli soldiers near Etzion, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, has been identified as Ala Khader al-Hreimi, 26. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers fired many live rounds at […]

16 Aug
5:05

ISM Journals: Education Under Occupation

08/11/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Hebron Whilst continuing my work with ISM this year, I spent four weeks working at the Hebron/Al-Khalil office of Defence for Children International focusing on the way that the occupation has compromised the access to education in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza. […]

12 Aug
3:45

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Woman While Visiting With Her Detained Son

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a Palestinian woman from the southern West Bank district of Hebron, while visiting with her imprisoned son in Hadarim Israeli prison. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Siham al-Battat, 59, from the ath-Thaheriyya town, southwest of Hebron, while visiting with her imprisoned son, […]

10 Aug
5:18

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, four Palestinians, including one woman, near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, reportedly for their involvement in the killing of an Israeli soldier two days ago. Media sources said the soldiers continued the extensive and violent searches of homes and property in […]

09 Aug
6:44

Israeli Colonists Burn Hay Bales, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Hebron

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Friday, Erfa’eyya area east of Yatta town, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, burnt hay bales, and wrote racist graffiti, in addition to hurling stones at Palestinian cars in the area and surrounding communities. Rateb Jabour, the media […]

08 Aug
5:35

Israeli Army To Demolish Four Homes, One Structure, Near Hebron

On Thursday, several Israeli army vehicles, accompanied by personnel of the “Civil Administration Office,” the executive branch of Israel’s illegal military occupation, invaded Beit Awwa town, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and delivered orders for the demolition of four Palestinian homes and an […]

05 Aug
10:03

ISM Water Series: ‘There’s no law in the world that says you can cut water from humans.’

(photo: ‘Enemies of life’ – Israeli bulldozer rips up water pipes near At-Tuwani) 08/30/19 | International Solidarity Movement | South Hebron Hills Israel is escalating its war on water in the South Hebron Hills, demolishing wells, ripping out kilometres of pipeline and even confiscating trucks carrying emergency water tanks to […]

05 Aug
2:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, at least thirteen Palestinians, including a child and a father along with his son, mainly from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers abducted two young men, […]

04 Aug
12:01

Water Series: ‘There’s No Law in the World that Says You Can Cut Water From Humans’

[This is the second of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression.] Israel is escalating its war on water in the South Hebron Hills, demolishing wells, ripping out kilometres of pipeline and even confiscating trucks carrying emergency water […]

01 Aug
2:07

Water Series: Israeli Forces Destroy Farmland East of Hebron – ISM Speaks to Owner Ghassan Jaber

07/30/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Bit Arawa This is the first of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression. On Thursday 18th July Israeli occupation forces came to the Al Baqa’a area, east of Hebron, and destroyed an […]

31 Jul
9:14

Israeli Forces Abduct 13 Palestinians in Night Raids on Wednesday

Israeli forces abducted 13 Palestinians in early-morning raids on Wednesday in Nablus, Tulkarem and Hebron, abducting 13. Raids also occurred near Jenin and Ramallah, but no abductions took place there. According to the Wafa News Agency, Israeli occupation forces abducted four Palestinians from the southern Hebron governorate on Wednesday. According […]

30 Jul
2:17

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, eight Palestinians from Hebron and Jenin governorates, in the southern and northern parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, before abducting eight. The PPS said […]

28 Jul
2:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In al-‘Isawiya, Three In Al-Ram, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, eight Palestinians, including a child, from the town of al-‘Isawiya, and three in the al-Ram town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and abducted the seven Palestinians, including one child, before moving them to a few interrogation […]

27 Jul
2:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Teen In Hebron

Israeli soldiers assaulted and abducted, on Friday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy in the Bab az-Zawiya area, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said dozens of soldiers invaded the area, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs and rubber-coated steel […]

25 Jul
7:14

Israeli Forces Destroy Trees, Water Wells in South Hebron Village

Israeli forces invaded Khirbet Umm al-Khair in Masafer Yatta, near Hebron in the southern West Bank Thursday, and destroyed dozens of olive trees, water irrigation systems and four water wells used by Palestinian Bedouin farmers. This comes two weeks after Israeli forces invaded the same village and destroyed a children’s […]

25 Jul
11:43

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least nineteen Palestinians, mostly former political detainees who spent years in prison, 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 violently searched dozens of homes, […]

Israeli soldiers engaging in night raid (archive image)
24 Jul
11:40

Twelve Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in Overnight Raids

From the Wafa News Agency: On Wednesday, Israeli forces today detained at least 12 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank, said witnesses and security sources. Witnesses confirmed that Israeli forces detained eight Palestinians during multiple overnight raids across the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem. Four Palestinians were […]

18 Jul
7:00

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian from his home, in Doura town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched the family home of a young man, identified as Mo’tasem Samir az-Zeer, and abducted him. The soldiers cuffed […]

17 Jul
4:58

Army Abducts Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

16 Jul
7:07

Seven-year-old Palestinian Child Killed by Israeli Settler in Hit-and-Run

A Palestinian child who was riding his bicycle near his village in the southern part of the West Bank was hit by an unknown Israeli settler and killed on Monday. Tariq Zebania, 7 years old, was from Tarqumia, west of Hebron, and was riding his bicycle by the settlement road […]

14 Jul
10:16

Soldiers Invade Beit Ummar

Palestinian residents of the southern West Bank town of Beit Ummar confronted Israeli soldiers who stormed into the town, today, according to a local activist. Mohammad Awad told WAFA that, after the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in the town, residents pelted them with stones. The soldiers fired back with a […]

14 Jul
4:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, and abducted Tareq Hussein al-Mohtaseb and Abdul-Rahman Gheith. It added […]

13 Jul
4:34

Army Delivers A Demolition Order Against A Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and delivered a demolition order, targeting a Palestinian home in Wad ash-Sheikh area, near the main entrance of the town. Mohammad Awad, a local media and human rights activists, said the soldiers delivered the […]

11 Jul
5:28

Army Delivers Demolition Orders Targeting Homes, Agricultural Structures, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the town of Ethna, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and delivered demolition orders targeting several homes, agricultural structures and a barn. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers delivered many demolition orders, which included several homes, agricultural structures and sheds, in addition […]

11 Jul
3:23

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Abduct One, In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, shot and injured two Palestinians, and abducted one. Media sources in Deheishe said the soldiers first infiltrated into the camp using two civilian cars, before many jeeps invaded it […]

09 Jul
3:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, twelve Palestinians from several parts of the occupied, West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Adnan Khader Edrees, 23, Tareq Khader Edrees, 25, Mo’tasem Farouq al-Masalma, 19, […]

09 Jul
3:14

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, four Palestinians, including two siblings, from their homes in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Hebron city, and abducted Adnan Khader Edrees, 23, and his brother Tareq, 25. They added […]

09 Jul
2:21

Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Khirbat Bayruq village, north of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers invaded Khirbat Bayruq after surrounding it, and demolished a […]

09 Jul
1:12

Israeli Soldiers Detain Several Journalists In Hebron

Israeli soldiers detained, Tuesday, several Palestinian journalists while documenting illegal colonialist settlers bulldozing and uprooting Palestinian lands, east of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hamza Khattab, a multimedia professional working with the WAFA Palestinian News Agency, said the soldiers detained him, along with WAFA camerawoman […]

08 Jul
4:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 33 Palestinians, Demolish One Home

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, thirty-three Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and demolished an under-construction home. In Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted thirteen former Palestinian political prisoners, after invading and ransacking their homes. They have been […]

07 Jul
8:55

Photo Essay: Settler Tour Exemplifies the Difficult Reality of Occupation in Old City Hebron

07/07/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Hebron Every Saturday, illegal Jewish settlers from around the West Bank take a “tour” of the busy souq (market) in Old City of Hebron, the busiest market street in the area since the closure of Shuhada Street. Local Palestinians believe that the Israeli authorities facilitate the […]