Category Archives: Jericho

12 Dec
2:34

Soldiers Shoot A Medic, Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday at dawn, a medic and abducted thirteen other Palestinians, including a university student, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded Ein Misbah neighborhood and Surda Junction, and resorted to the excessive use of force against […]

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 Shuā€™fat refugee camp, in Jerusalem, and attacking protesters. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched […]

Israeli settlers in the Jordan Valley (archive image)
01 Dec
1:08

Illegal Israeli Settlers Harass Palestinians and International Supporters

Israeli settlers today chased down Palestinian sheep herders and international supporters away from their pastures in the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank, according Aref Daraghmeh, a local activist. He said the settlers forced the sheep herders to leave the area and assaulted some of the international supporters who […]

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 […]

01 Nov
4:54

Peace Now : 2342 Settlement Housing Units Advanced

The Higher Planning Council of the Civil Administration convened on the eve of Sukkot (10 October 2019) and approved plans for 2,342 housing units in the settlements, according to the minutes of the meeting published. 59% of the approved units are in settlements that Israel likely may evacuate under a […]

03 Oct
9:24

Demining Baptismal site completed, says PMAC

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, October 02, 2019 (WAFA) ā€“ The Palestinian Mine Action Center (PMAC) announced the completion of phase one of clearing the Baptismal site, known as al-Maghtas, on the West Bank side of the River Jordan of landmines. It said in a statement that demining al-Maghtas was done in cooperation […]

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 […]

Israeli troops in night raid (archive image)
26 Jul
1:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct And Injure Many Palestinians Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers abducted and injured, overnight until dawn hours Friday, many Palestinians during extensive and violent invasions and searches of homes and property in Fasayel village, north of Jericho in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of soldiers in armored jeeps, and vehicles, invaded the village from several […]

19 Jun
8:24

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home In Jericho

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in the al-Matar area, in Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers demolished a one-story 150 square/meter home, owned by Shadi Sunnoqrot, reportedly for being built without a permit from the Israeli ā€œCivil Administration Office,ā€ in the occupied […]

13 Jun
9:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscate Car, Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-Jiftlik village, north of Jericho in the occupied West Bank, abducted one Palestinian and confiscated his brotherā€™s car. The soldiers stormed and searched several homes during the invasion, and interrogated a few Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. During the invasion, the […]

10 Jun
7:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, including a woman, a father and his son, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, in several parts of the occupied West […]

31 May
2:07

Israeli Police Kills A Palestinian After He Reportedly Stabbed Two Israelis

Israeli police officers killed, Friday, a Palestinian teen in occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly stabbed and injured two Israelis, and attempted to attack a police officer. The Palestinian was later identified as Yousef Wajeeh Sohweil, 18, from Abwein village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Israeli […]

23 May
7:25

Palestineā€™s First Solar Station Preparing to Produce

Noor Jericho Solar Park with its 20,000 panels is the first to start producing electricity in the Noor Palestine solar energy project. (Photo courtesy of PIF) Palestineā€™s first ever solar power station is getting ready to produce 7.5 megawatt (MW) of electricity setting the ground for the construction of many […]

21 May
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank, and […]

06 May
3:13

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians during invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, identified […]

28 Apr
10:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, causing damage, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. Dozens of soldiers invaded […]

25 Mar
9:20

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man, after stopping him at the Container military roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Badr Hussein Zaā€™aqeeq, 25, from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied […]

14 Mar
1:11

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including six students of Birzeit University, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in addition to four Palestinians, who were taken prisoner, on Wednesday evening, The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded […]

13 Mar
12:00

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty-nine Palestinians, including an elected legislator, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, and installed […]

10 Mar
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, driving through a military block on Road #90 in the Jordan Valley area, near Jericho in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said army informed the Palestinian District Coordination Office that the young man, Salama Salah Kaā€™abna, 22, was […]

05 Mar
7:36

Spent 17 Years In Prison; Army Abducts A Palestinian One Week After His Release

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a former Palestinian political prisoner from occupied Jerusalem, just one week following his release after spending a prison sentence of 17 years. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Abdul-Rahman Mahmoud, from the al-ā€˜Isawiya town in occupied Jerusalem, after summoning him for interrogation in Ofer prison, near […]

24 Feb
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, fourteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers abducted two Palestinians, identified as Nour al-ā€˜Ajlouni and Hasan Ayyad, after stopping them near Bab al-ā€˜Amoud, in occupied East Jerusalem. Also in Jerusalem, the soldiers […]

21 Feb
12:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Thursday, twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

21 Jan
11:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians, Injure Many Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian areas in the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked homes, and abducted twenty Palestinians, including a lawyer and the wife of a political prisoner. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of […]

16 Jan
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Shed Near Jericho

January 16, 2019 12:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Fasayel Palestinian village, north of Jericho city in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a residential shed. The soldiers surrounded the small community before invading it, and demolished a residential shed, owned by Abdul-Hadi Obeyyat, allegedly for being built without a permit. The owner […]

10 Oct
2:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, 24 Palestinians, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 15 from Tulkarem, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers conducted very violent searches of many homes, causing […]

30 Sep
12:19

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Jericho

Israeli soldiers shot, earlier Sunday, a Palestinian teenage boy in Ein al-Sultan area, in Jericho city in the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded it, accompanying groups of illegal colonialist settlers. Media sources in Jericho said many Palestinians protesters the invasion, before the soldiers fired many live rounds and […]

12 Sep
1:21

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting […]

16 Aug
11:14

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including three children and one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. One […]

14 Aug
12:48

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians, Including Two Women, In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several communities in the occupied West Bank, and abducted 29 Palestinians, including two women from Hebron. The soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of homes during the invasions, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians while inspecting […]

09 Aug
12:08

Army Demolishes A Shop Near Jericho

August 9, 2018 12:08 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Marj an-Naā€™ja village, north of Jericho in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a grocery store. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers demolished the store, and then told the owner that the reason behind the destruction is that it was built without a permit […]

04 Aug
12:00

Soldiers Injure One Palestinian Near Jerusalem, Two Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian protesters near the main entrance of Hizma town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and shot a young man with a live round. The army also shot two Palestinians near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a teenage boy […]

19 Jul
5:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, […]

18 Jul
8:50

Two Homes Demolished in Village West of Jericho

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, demolished two Palestinian homes in Ein Ad-Duyuk At-Tahta, a village to the west of Jericho, said witnesses, according to WAFA. Israeli forces raided and deployed in the village before bulldozers demolished two homes, including one made of tin sheets, under the pretext of unlicensed building. One […]

11 Jul
10:41

Rights groups: Israel detained more than 3500 Palestinians since start of year, including 651 children

July 10, 2018 (Palestinian News & Info Agency WAFA) ā€“ Israel detained 3533 Ā Palestinians during the first half of 2018, including 651 children, 63 women and four journalists, several Palestinian human rights organizations working on prisoners issues said on Tuesday. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), Addameer Prisoners Support and Human […]

06 Jul
11:16

Israeli High Court Issues Temporary Stay of Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar

Following an international media campaign and pressure from foreign diplomats, as well as non-violent passive resistance by Palestinian residents of Khan al-Ahmar, the Israeli High Court ruled Thursday to temporarily halt the demolition of a Palestinian Bedouin village located between Jerusalem and Jericho. The Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar is […]

04 Jul
6:34

Video: Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Facing Imminent Demolition

Dozens of Israeli police officers and soldiers have surrounded, early on Wednesday morning, the al-Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin Palestinian community, east of occupied Jerusalem, in preparation to demolish it, including its school. Several Israeli vehicles, including bulldozers, invaded the area at dawn, and started removing barriers, and creating a path to […]

10 Jun
9:21

Residential Structures near Jericho to be Demolished

Israeli forces served notices, on Sunday, ordering Palestinian Bedouin families living near the village of Nuway’imah, to the north of Jericho in the West Bank, to leave the residential shacks where they live prior to demolishing them, according to local WAFA sources. Governor of Jericho Majed al-Fetyani condemned the Israeli […]

10 Jun
1:04

Army Abducts 14 Palestinians, Including Three Siblings, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, fourteen Palestinians, including three siblings, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Tulkarem governorate, in northern West Bank, searched many homes and abducted Eyad Mohammad […]

04 Apr
9:55

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Ras al-ā€˜Ein area, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before storming the local Power Company, and abducted a young man, identified as Roshdi […]

29 Mar
10:46

After 36 days, Body of Palestinian Shot & Beaten to Death Returned to Family in Jericho

On Wednesday evening, the Israeli military returned the body of a Palestinian man who was killed in Jericho by a group of Israeli soldiers who shot the unarmed man at point blank range and beat him repeatedly until he died. The military initially lied about the circumstances of Yassin Saradeehā€™s […]

20 Mar
12:11

PPS: ā€œIsraeli soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including seven in occupied Jerusalem. The PPP said dozens of soldiers invaded the ar-Ram town, in Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted Mohammad Yousef Ghazawna, Mohannad Ramadan Ghazawna, Odah […]

11 Mar
12:31

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jericho

March 11, 2018 12:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at night, Ein al-Sultan refugee camp, in Jericho, northeast of the Dead Sea in the occupied West Bank, and abducted three young men. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp from several directions, and […]

09 Mar
4:21

Israeli Soldiers Injure And Abduct Many Palestinians Across The West Bank And Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against protesters across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, injured and abducted many protesters, as the weekly processions continue for the 14th consecutive week against the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital […]

07 Mar
11:27

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. It said that the soldiers conducted massive and violent invasions and searches of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting eleven, from […]

01 Mar
7:43

Bā€™Tselem: New Video Footage Shows Israeli Soldiers Shooting and Beating Palestinian to Death

On the night of 22 February, 2018, about 20 Israeli soldiers entered Jericho city as part of a raid and arrest campaign, where they entered a home and searched it while other soldiers waited at the entrance to the alley where the house was located. According to the PNN, the […]

Image from surveillance video showing soldiers killing Yassin
25 Feb
6:32

Autopsy of Palestinian killed Thursday shows that Israeli soldiers shot him at point-blank range

The Palestinian Detainees Committee issued a statement Saturday condemning the Israeli assassination of Yassin Omar Saradeeh two days before. Forensic pathologist Dr. Rayan al-Ali, who participated in the autopsy of Yassin, said that the Palestinian man was killed by a bullet in his abdomen, which was fired at point-blank range. […]

22 Feb
9:28

Update: Man Violently Beaten by Israeli Soldiers Hours before His Death (VIDEO)

The Palestinian Prisoners Society, on Thursday morning, said that Israeli authorities informed the family of Yassim Al-Saradih (33) of his death, hours after he was taken form his home the same day. The family assured that Yassin was violently beaten during the seizure, and that he did not suffer from […]

Yassin Omar Saradeeh
22 Feb
1:41

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jericho

February 22, 2018 1:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in the center of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, after shooting and repeatedly assaulting him. The Palestinian, identified as Yassin Omar Saradeeh, 33, heard a commotion at his uncleā€™s house, and rushed to see what was going […]

18 Feb
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, at least seven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and nearby communities, and abducted […]

17 Feb
4:06

Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, eight Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and one child in the northern part of Qalqilia city, after the army assaulted dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation […]

07 Feb
2:30

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Wednesday, at least 29 Palestinians, including one woman and several children, in various parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted eleven Palestinians, including four children who were kidnapped by […]

27 Jan
12:05

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians In Jericho

January 27, 2018 12:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at the main entrance of Jericho city, northwest of the Dead Sea in the occupied West Bank, after the army attacked Palestinian protesters. Media sources in Jericho said the soldiers used excessive force against the nonviolent […]

Israeli settlers in the Jordan Valley (archive image)
22 Jan
4:32

Israeli Colonizers Invade Home, Injure Woman And Her Son

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Monday, that a woman and her son were injured after a group of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded their home in the al-Moā€™arrajat area, near Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The sources added that dozens of colonizers invaded Bedouin dwellings, before many broke into the […]

20 Jan
2:24

Soldiers Abduct A Driver Near Allenby Bridge

January 20, 2018 2:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a Palestinian driver close to the Allenby Bridge, leading to Jordan, near Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank. The army claimed that the soldiers abducted the man when he ā€œrammed soldiers with his car, mildly wounding one.ā€ It added that the driver did not have […]

15 Jan
11:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them, and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, from several parts of […]

10 Jan
1:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and two others at a roadblock, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday at noon, the soldiers installed a military […]

10 Jan
9:02

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Jenin, Injures Many In Jericho

January 10, 2018 9:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, after invading and searching their homes, in Qabatia and ā€˜Arraba towns, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also injured several Palestinians in Jericho. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and […]

05 Jan
1:31

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian man, from his work near Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The abducted Palestinian has been identified as Nour Ezzeddin Shehada, from Ajjah town, southwest of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. He was abducted when the soldiers broke […]

21 Dec
11:48

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, nine Palestinians, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians in Hebron governorate, […]

13 Dec
3:30

Elderly Woman Dies Of Heart Attack After Soldiers Hurled Concussion Grenades At Homes

December 13, 2017 3:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed, late on Tuesday at night, that an elderly Palestinian woman was killed after Israeli soldiers invaded a town near Jericho, and fired concussion grenades, many striking homes, causing her to suffer a heart attack. The sources said that dozens of soldiers invaded Zubeidat town, north […]

26 Oct
12:28

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office if Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Yousef Ezzat Shakarna, Moā€™in Ibrahim Hamamra, Ahmad Mohammad Khaliliyya and Samer Mohammad Abbas. […]

25 Sep
11:15

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The PPS office in Qalqilia governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded homes […]

27 Aug
11:49

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, nine Palestinians from various communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after breaking into their homes and violently searching them. The Jericho office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Abdullah Ahmad […]

01 Aug
12:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded al-Khader town, west of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mohmmad Kamal al-Faghouri, Yazan Sayel Issa and Samer Mohammad Issa. The soldiers also […]

17 Jun
6:43

Jericho School Served with Demolition Notice

Israeli forces have issued a new demolition notice to Mahmood Al-Jarmi, the head teacher of a Bedouin school near the city of Jericho, north of the West Bank, which is attended by children from various Bedouin communities located in Area C. The Israeli army has previously threatened to demolish the […]

21 May
11:22

Israeli Army Injures Eight Palestinians, Abducts Two, In Jericho

Eight Palestinians were injured, and fourteen others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, Sunday, after Israeli soldiers invaded the northern area of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, clashed with local youths, abducted two residents, and damaged the windshield of an ambulance. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in […]

10 May
6:08

Army Demolishes Structures in Jordan Valley

Israeli authorities demolished four structures in the village of al-Jiftlik, in the occupied West Bank district of Jericho, on Tuesday morning. Residents of the village, which is located in the Jordan Valley region, said that Israeli bulldozers under military protection demolished two makeshift homes and two barns belonging to Najih […]

07 Apr
10:01

Scores Join Freedom March ā€œStop Annexing the Jordan Valleyā€

Scores of Palestinian and Israeli activists joined on Friday the Freedom March ā€œā€œStop Annexing the Jordan Valleyā€ that was organized by Combatants for Peace movement. The protest started at the nearby settler road until the Palestinian Israeli Peace Farming project Ecome at the entrance of Jericho city. The Israeli government […]

30 Mar
12:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, eleven Palestinians, including a child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tubas office of the PPS, in the northeastern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

22 Mar
1:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Wednesday,Ā sixteen Palestinians, including two children, in the West Bank, and one from a village near Nazareth. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded homes in Betunia town, near Ramallah, and abducted two children, identified as Wafa Hasan Marshoud, 11, and his […]

20 Mar
2:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least Thirteen Palestinians, including a young female student, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, including the young student, […]

09 Mar
9:15

Jericho: Israeli Forces Uproot 350 Palm Trees (VIDEO)

Israeli forcesĀ have uprooted some 350 palm trees and bulldozed lands in JerichoĀ city, Jordan Valley. Journalist Adel AbuNemah, reported to the PNN that the land was razed and the trees were uprooted, even though it is located in area B and not C,Ā as Israel claims. The land is private property ofĀ farmer […]

25 Jan
5:34

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Barns and Sheds In Jericho

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, several sheds and barns in Qrontol Mountain area, in Jericho district, in the occupied West Bank, under the allegation of being built without permits. The International Red Cross in Jericho said the soldiers demolished barns and sheds owned by two Palestinian shepherds, identified as Yousef Salem […]

23 Jan
11:21

Army Demolishes Sheds, Tents And Barns, Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday at noon, several sheds, tents and barns, owned by Palestinians living in the al-Jiftlik town, in the West Bankā€™s Northern Plains, north of Jericho. Sabah Abu Rashed, the representative of Jericho District who witnessed the demolitions, along with a representative of the International Red Cross, […]

11 Jan
1:18

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 33 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least thirty-three Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad […]

09 Jan
1:03

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted during overnight invasions into different parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, twenty Palestinians from their homes, including two brothers and a sister of the Palestinian who was killed Sunday, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in occupied Jerusalem said the […]

06 Dec
9:02

Army Demolishes Residential Sheds Near Jericho

December 6, 2016 9:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Fasayel village, north of the West Bank city of Jericho, and demolished several residential sheds. Several army vehicles and bulldozers invaded the village after surrounding it, and demolished residential sheds belonging to residents Abdul-Hadi Ali Obeyyat, Adnan Ibrahim Abu Kharabeesh, Zeid Mahmoud Abu Kharabeesh. After the […]

05 Dec
8:12

Israeli Army Abducts Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on earlier Monday, at least twenty-three Palestinians, including nine children between the ages of nine and fifteen, during massive invasions and searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. In Jerusalem, the soldiers searched homes and abducted ā€˜Oweiss Husseini, […]

24 Nov
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Thursday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. In Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers searched several homes and abducted Ayyoub Enfeiā€™at, and his brother […]

21 Nov
1:29

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, ten Palestinians in Jerusalem, Tulkarem, Ramallah, Nablus, and Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers abducted two Palestinians, […]

14 Nov
12:21

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, at least ten Palestinians, including a child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and injured five Palestinians near Jericho, including one who suffered serious wounds. The Hebron office of the PPS, in […]

10 Nov
12:54

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Kidnap 23 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, 23 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and that one of them is a child who was also shot and injured by the army, prior to his abduction. The Bethlehem office of the PPS […]

09 Nov
12:08

PPS: ā€œArmy Kidnaps 22 Palestinians, Including A Journalist, In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Wednesday, twenty-two Palestinians, including a journalist, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, ten of them in Hebron. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and […]

21 Oct
3:24

Jericho: Worldā€™s Largest Floor Mosaic Opened for Public Display

The Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has unveiled the worldā€™s largest floor mosaic for public display, in the West Bank district of Jericho. The mosaic covers the floor of the reception hall and the large bath of Hishamā€™s Palace, an Islamic archaeological site in the north of Jericho, and […]

19 Oct
12:37

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Kidnap 24 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, at least 24 Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, among them fifteen from Jerusalem. Army vehicles invaded agricultural lands in northern Gaza. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded […]

29 Sep
1:49

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Kidnap 43 Palestinians, Including Children And A Legislator, Wednesdayā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, late at night and on Wednesday, at least 43 Palestinians, including children a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. The Jerusalem office of the PPS said the soldiers kidnapped 20 Palestinians from […]

19 Sep
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 25 Palestinians In The West BankĀ 

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday at dawn and Sunday evening, at least 25 Palestinians, including several children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the […]

11 Aug
10:35

Jenin; Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Brick Factory, Confiscate Its Equipment

August 11, 2016 10:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, earlier on Thursday morning, Bartaā€™a ash-Sharqiyya village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, demolished a brick factory and confiscated its equipment. The WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency said the demolished factory belonging to Waleed Ajaj, and that the army claimed it […]

28 Apr
11:05

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers kidnaped, late at night Wednesday, two Palestinians from the northern West Bank district of Jenin. The soldiers also searched many homes, and interrogated several Palestinians. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped Ahmad Adnan Erheil, 25, from Kafr Dan village, west of Jenin, after […]

15 Mar
11:38

Israeli Forces Seize Over 2,300 Acres near Jericho

The Israeli government, on Tuesday, announced the seizure of 2,340 acres of land in the Jericho area, central occupied West Bank, claiming it as ā€œstate landā€.Israel radio said that the state has embarked on the confiscation despite pressures from both the United States and the United Nations attempting to prevent […]

24 Feb
5:28

Palestinian Woman Killed, Her Daughter Injured, After Being Struck By Israeli Settlerā€™s Car

February 24, 2016 5:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian woman was killed on Tuesday night, and her daughter was moderately wounded, after being struck by a speeding Israeli settlerā€™s car on the al-ā€˜Oja road, in the Southern Pains of the Jericho district.The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the woman has been […]

07 Feb
11:23

Palestinian Legislator Among Many Injured in Jenin

February 7, 2016 11:23 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers resorted, Saturday, to the excessive use of force against dozens of Palestinians, protesting the ongoing Israeli onslaught and siege, targeting Qabatia town, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin. The soldiers shot and injured a legislator, and many other Palestinians.Hundreds of Palestinians participated in the procession, driving […]

01 Sep
5:46

Including A Father and His Son, Army Kidnaps Four In Jericho

September 1, 2015 5:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, four Palestinians, including a father and his son, in the West Bank district of Jericho.The Jericho office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded, and violently searched several homes, and interrogated many residents before kidnapping four. The four […]

27 Jun
4:22

Palestinian Taxi Driver Killed By Israeli Army Fire Near The Al-Hamra Roadblock

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Friday afternoon, that a young Palestinian Taxi driver was shot and killed by Israeli army fire on the Al-Hamra Roadblock, between the West Bank districts of Jericho and Nablus. Head of the al-ā€˜Oja Village Council, north of Jericho, Fakhri Najjoum said the soldiers shot […]

05 Feb
10:27

Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinians In Jericho

February 5, 2015 10:27 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, the West Bank city of Jericho, and kidnapped four Palestinians, including a teenager who was kidnapped from a residence belonging to the YMCA in Aqbat Jaber refugee camp.The Jericho Office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp, broke […]

08 Feb
12:42

120 Palm Trees Uprooted Near Jericho

Israeli forces uprooted, on Thursday, around 120 palm trees in Al-Zubeidat, a town located to the north of Jericho, according to local sources. Hasan Al-Jarmi, the land owner, said that Israeli bulldozers surrounded the area, in the early morning hours, bulldozing the land and uprooting around 120 palm trees under […]

14 Jan
12:55

Israel Seizes Emergency Tents Provided By UN

[Monday, January 13, 2014] Israeli authorities have seized emergency tents provided by the United Nations to shelter families whose homes were demolished by the army last week, according to a UN press release.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) reports that the release, issued by the United Nations Office for […]

19 Dec
4:43

Four Palestinians Kidnapped In Jericho

December 19, 2013 4:43 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report 0

[Thursday, December 19, 2013] Dozens of Israeli military jeeps have invaded Fasayel village and the Ein Al-Sultan refugee camp, in the West Bank district of Jericho, and kidnapped four Palestinians.The Jericho Office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers searched homes in Fasayel village, kidnapping […]

02 Dec
5:05

Soldiers Demolish Two Homes, Four Sheds, Near Jericho

December 2, 2013 5:05 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report 0

[Monday, December 2, 2013] Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the Najada area, in Al-ā€˜Oja in the West Bank district of Jericho, and demolished two homes and four sheds. Soldiers also surrounded a number of homes and tents in the area.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the […]