Category Archives: Jericho

06 Jul
10:34

Israeli Troops Abduct Four Palestinians from the West Bank

Israeli troops abducted, late Sunday night, four Palestinians from different occupied West Bank areas. Palestinian media sources reported that Israeli soldiers invaded Biet Rima village, west of Ramallah city, in the central West Bank, and stormed the home of Saher Al-Barghouthi, 50, before abducting Saher and his son, Saddam, 29. […]

23 Jun
5:06

Eight Palestinians Injured by Israeli Forces in Jordan Valley Protest

Israeli military forces shot and injured 8 Palestinian civilians, Monday evening, in Jericho in the occupied Jordan Valley, Palestinian Information Center reported. Thousands of Palestinians turned out to the protest against the impending annexation of much of the Jordan Valley, however, Israeli forces closed entrances to Jericho city, leading to […]

18 Jun
10:42

Israeli Forces Abduct Several Palestinians in the West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, early on Thursday morning, several Palestinian residents from a number of West Bank cities, towns and villages. In the West Bank city of Jericho, Israeli special forces invaded the Aqbat Jaber refugee camp, south of the city and abducted a young man, according to Palestinian security sources. […]

Israeli bulldozer with settler standing nearby (Maan)
18 Jun
6:27

Armed Israeli Settlers Level Palestinian-owned Land near Jericho

An Israeli settler, on Wednesday, levelled vast amounts of Palestinian-owned lands in the Bedouin al-Malihat area, northwest of Jericho, in the eastern occupied West Bank, local sources said. Fatah official, Suleiman Malihat, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that an armed settler levelled 350 dunams (87 acres) of nearby Palestinian-owned land, […]

11 Jun
12:13

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn and morning hours, 19 Palestinians during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank. In Hebron, in southern West Bank, the soldiers invaded Yatta town, south of the city, and abducted […]

Deir Hajle, Jericho District
04 Jun
6:58

Several Palestinian Structures Demolished by Israeli Army near Jericho

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, demolished 5 Palestinian-owned residential structures as well as two animal sheds in Deir Hajle, east of the occupied West Bank city of Jericho. Mohammad Ghrouf, a local monitor of illegal Israeli settlements, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency, that Israeli soldiers stormed the area and demolished seven […]

03 Jun
3:00

Armed Israeli Settlers Raze 350 Dunams of Palestinian-owned Land, Kick Farmers off Land

An illegal Israeli settler, on Tuesday, razed lands in the Palestinian Bedouin community al-Malihat area, northwest of the occupied West Bank city of Jericho, according to sources. Suleiman Malihat, Fatah official, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that an armed colonist levelled 350 dunams of Palestinian-owned lands, to build a separation […]

02 Jun
8:50

Israeli Forces Hand out Demolition Orders near Hebron

Palestinian residents of Birayn village, south of Hebron, were informed, on Sunday, about Israel’s intent to demolish five residential structures in addition to village council building, according to a local activist. Activist, Foad Amour, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that an Israeli army force invaded the village to hand demolition […]

Home demolition near Nablus
21 May
12:46

Israeli Forces Deliver Demolition Orders to Palestinian Family, Seize Mobile Home

Israeli occupation forces handed Palestinian citizen, Jamal Rashayda, a demolition order, on Tuesday, for several structures in Ras al-Auja area in the Jordan Valley, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Palestinian human rights workers said the forces gave no justification for the order to demolish the familyā€™s tents and barns, north […]

18 May
11:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Injure Several Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, eight Palestinians, and injured many others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded many communities, stormed and ransacked homes, and attack protesters. In Jenin, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded the home of Ahmad Nabeeh Abu ar-Rob, and violently searched […]

14 May
1:40

Soldiers Confiscate Three Tents, Solar Panel, Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the al-Moā€™arrajat Bedouin community, west of Jericho city in the occupied West Bank, before confiscating three tents and one solar panel. Local sources said a large military force invaded the al-Ras area, in the al-Moā€™arrajat Bedouin community, before dismantling and confiscating two residential tents, and one […]

Home demolition near Nablus
13 May
11:59

Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Foundation of Palestinian Home, Agricultural Structures near Jericho

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, demolished agricultural structures as well as the foundation of a house under construction, north of Jericho city in the West Bank, Days of Palestine reported. Sources said that Israeli bulldozers, accompanied by troops, stormed Fasayil village and began razing agricultural structures, belonging to local resident, Suleiman […]

13 May
11:59

PPS: 22 Palestinians Detained by Israeli Forces Across West Bank

The Israeli military detained 22 Palestinians during invasions into their homes, including 14 from the northern West Bank town of Ya’bad, as well as 3 minors, on Wednesday, according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS). WAFA correspondent reported that Israeli forces stormed Ya’bad town, west of Jenin, and abducted 14 […]

04 May
7:52

Palestinian Youth Shot, Injured by Israeli Forces in Jericho

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday night, a Palestinian youth in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in the eastern West Bank city of Jericho, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Witnesses said that the army opened fire at Palestinian youths, striking one in the leg, the youth was rushed to hospital […]

01 May
12:00

Israeli Troops Detain Eleven Palestinians, Shoot One, Assault Three

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, attacked Palestinian young men in the old city of occupied East Jerusalem, Quds News Network reported. According to local sources, Israeli soldiers assaulted 3 Palestinian youths from the Salaymeh family in the old city, arresting them afterward. Soldiers shot a Palestinian young man, on Wednesday, identified […]

24 Apr
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Dismantle, Seize Palestinian Mobile Home near Jericho

Israeli soldiers, on Thursday, dismantled a mobile home belonging to a Palestinian family in al-Dyouk al-Tahta village, west of the city of Jericho, and seized it, according to witnesses. Witnesses told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that soldiers invaded the area, and took apart the mobile home and seized it, under […]

07 Apr
3:52

Several Palestinians Ordered to Halt Construction in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces, on Monday, ordered a halt on the construction of several Palestinian-owned structures in Khirbet Yarza and al-Jiftlik villages in the Jordan Valley, according to sources. Activist, Aref Daraghmeh, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli forces handed a villager, identified as Salem Abu al-Tayyib, from Khirbet Yarza, east […]

27 Mar
4:51

Three Palestinian Homes Demolished by Israeli Forces near Jericho

Israeli forces, on Thursday, demolished three Palestinian-owned homes in the village of al-Diyouk, west of the occupied West Bank city of Jericho, under the pretext they were built without permits, local sources said. The sources told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli soldiers and police accompanied bulldozers as they invaded […]

Tulkarem night raid (archive image)
03 Mar
2:50

Israeli Troops Abduct 9 Palestinians, Including Two Children, in Pre-Dawn Raids Tuesday

Israeli occupation forces abducted nine Palestinian citizens from the West Bank, including two teen boys, on Tuesday night. This was accompanied by searches and vandalism of homes, attacks on citizens, and the issuing of summonses to a number of Palestinians. The Palestinian News Agency Wafe said that two citizens were […]

27 Feb
1:48

Fateh Secretary In Jericho Receives Six-Month Administrative Detention Order

February 27, 2020 1:48 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Jericho, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

An Israeli court issued, Thursday, a six-month administrative detention order against the secretary of Fateh Movement in Jericho and the Jordan Valley, the Detaineesā€™ Affairs Committee has reported. The committee stated that the Israeli army abducted Naā€™el Abu al-ā€˜Assal three days ago, after storming the house of his father, Jihad […]

26 Feb
2:13

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 27 Palestinians, Including Children, In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 27 Palestinians, including children and the father of a slain young man, from their homes during extensive and very violent searches of property across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS stated that the […]

24 Feb
11:45

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 30 Palestinians, Including Three Children, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 30 Palestinians, including three children, a young woman, and the Secretary of Fateh Movement in Jericho, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem. Update: […]

21 Feb
8:49

2 Palestinians Injured by Israeli Settlers North of Jericho

At least two Palestinians were injured on Friday when a group of extremist Israeli settlers invaded the Bedouin village of Ein el-Auja, north of Jericho, in the central occupied West Bank, local sources said. Mahmoud Ghawanmeh, a local rights activist, told the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that dozens […]

18 Feb
4:05

Including Children, Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including children, after the army stormed and ransacked many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Doqqo and Qotna towns, in […]

18 Feb
5:05

Israel Destroys Water Access for Palestinian Village

Israeli forces today destroyed couplings in pipes providing water to al-Shunah area of al-Jiftlik village, in the Jordan Valley, north of Jericho, according to local activist, Qais al-Sinawi. Al-Sinawi, told WAFA that Israeli forces invaded the village and proceeded to destroy the connectors supplying running water to Palestinian crops. Palestinians […]

07 Feb
11:05

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Abduct Two, In Jericho

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the southern area of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, and attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters with gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, wounding many, in addition to abducting two. Media sources said dozens of residents held a nonviolent procession at the southern […]

04 Feb
10:54

PPS: Twelve Palestinians Detained From West Bank, Including a Mother of Four

According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), the Israeli occupation forces arrested 12 Palestinian civilians from the occupied West Bank, on Tuesday night, including a mother of four. The PPS said that six Palestinian citizens were arrested from several towns in the Hebron governorate, including a woman. 1. Muhammad Mahmoud […]

14 Jan
3:19

Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including siblings, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of the governorate, and […]

12 Jan
2:47

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, eight Palestinians, including two children, in addition to another Palestinian who was taken prisoner on Sunday evening, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said many army jeeps invaded ā€˜Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched homes, before abducting […]

08 Jan
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Jericho

January 8, 2020 11:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Aqabat Jaber refugee camp, southwest of Jericho city in the occupied West Bank, and injured many Palestinians during ensuing protests. Medical sources said the soldiers shot six Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, including one who was shot with three bullets in his left […]

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 […]