Category Archives: Jerusalem

Israeli troops assault Palestinian worshipers in Al-Aqsa (archive image)
23 Oct
1:28

Hundreds of Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound

According to local sources, hundreds of Jewish Israeli settlers, accompanied by soldiers, forced their way into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday, pushing aside the Muslim worshipers and the Muslim clerics who oversee the Mosque. The Israelis then gathered to pray for the destruction of the mosque. A large sect […]

22 Oct
5:57

VIDEO: Palestinian Forced to Demolish Home in Jerusalem

A Palestinian resident of the Jabal al Mukabbir neighborhood, in East Jerusalem, tore down his home after he received a demolition order from the Israeli authorities, said a local official. Fateh movement’s secretary general in Jabal al-Mukabbir, Iyad Bashir, told WAFA that Sultan Bashir got the demolition order for his […]

22 Oct
12:31

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including eight from Jerusalem and two siblings in Bethlehem, from their homes in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, searched and ransacked homes […]

22 Oct
9:34

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 22, 2019 9:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men in the al-Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked many homes. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers interrogated many Palestinians, while violently searching their homes. They added that the soldiers abducted Abed Tha’er […]

22 Oct
1:30

Israeli Forces Invade al-Issawiya, Injure Two Palestinian Teens

October 22, 2019 1:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Monday evening, Israeli forces invaded the town of al-Issawiya in East Jerusalem, severely beating one young Palestinian and injuring another with a sound grenade canister. According to the local Palestinian news agency WAFA, Israeli forces assaulted a teen identified as Ahmed Abu Roumi, beating him with rifles at a […]

20 Oct
11:10

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Summon Six For Interrogation, In Jerusalem

October 20, 2019 11:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday afternoon, two young, and summoned six others for interrogation, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Shadi Mohammad Mheisin, 23, from the al-‘Isawiya town, as he was returning home from work. They added that the soldiers also abducted Ala’ Najeeb, while standing […]

20 Oct
11:25

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a mother and her child, and a wounded young man, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tubas governorate, in northeastern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted […]

18 Oct
12:50

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Wedding Celebration Near Jerusalem

October 18, 2019 12:50 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Sur Baher Palestinian town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and assaulted many Palestinians attending a wedding party. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, before storming a wedding party, and assaulted many Palestinians. They added that the soldiers struck and clubbed many […]

17 Oct
1:07

Settlers Raid Holy Sites in Bethlehem and Jerusaelm

Israeli settlers, today, raided the archaeological site of Solomon’s Pools, to the south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, under the protection of heavily armed Israeli forces. Palestinian security sources said that Israeli forces sealed off the area as settlers stormed the pools, where they performed Jewish rituals. […]

16 Oct
9:32

Updated: “Israeli Intelligence Officers Abduct The Khatib of Al-Aqsa Mosque, In Jerusalem”

Update: Sheikh Dr. Ismael Nawahda was released after several hours of interrogation, and was slapped with an order preventing him from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for eleven days. Israeli intelligence officers abducted, Wednesday, the Khatib of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, Sheikh Ismael Nawahda, while he was crossing […]

16 Oct
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-One Palestinians In West Bank

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

16 Oct
10:14

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Al-‘Isawiya And Abu Dis, In Jerusalem

October 16, 2019 10:14 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two siblings in the al-Isawiya town, and one Palestinian in Abu Dis town, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in al-‘Isawiya, and abducted two siblings, identified as Mohammad, 18, and Yazan Oleyyan, 20. They added that the […]

16 Oct
2:04

Army Forces A Palestinian To Demolish Sections Of His home In Jerusalem

October 16, 2019 2:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers forced, Tuesday, a Palestinian to demolish sections of his home in Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood, in Sur Baher town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, after an Israeli court ordered the demolition for “being too close” to the Annexation Wall. Ziyad Hamamda, a member of the “Committee for Defending the […]

15 Oct
1:59

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Summons Two For Interrogation, In Jerusalem

October 15, 2019 1:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, and summoned two others for interrogation, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Rawhi Mahmoud Al-Kolaghassi, 23, after storming his family’s home and ransacking it, in the Sa’adiyya neighborhood, in the Old City. It is worth […]

15 Oct
12:34

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night, two Palestinians in Jenin, in northern West Bank, and one in Ramallah, in the central part of the occupied territory. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Yazan Sa’id Hamarsha, and a teenage boy, identified as Baha’ […]

14 Oct
11:19

Army Abducts Preventative Security Head, Five Young men, In Al-Aqsa

October 14, 2019 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, the head of the Palestinian Preventative Security, and five young men, in the courtyards of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted the head of the Palestinian Preventative Security office in occupied Jerusalem, Sa’id Atari, and five […]

14 Oct
10:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Jerusalem Governor, Fateh Secretary, In Jerusalem

October 14, 2019 10:17 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, Jerusalem Governor Adnan Gheith, and Fateh Secretary in the city, Shadi Mitwer, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home of Shadi Mitwer, and assaulted him in front of his family, before abducting him. […]

13 Oct
3:53

Israeli State Considers Officially Allowing Jews to Pray at Al-Aqsa

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said, Friday, that the state of Israel is considering allowing Jews to pray inside Al-Aqsa Mosque. In an official statement, Erdan said: “I am sure this will happen soon, God willing.” He emphasized that “the situation in Jerusalem is heading towards regaining sovereignty and […]

13 Oct
1:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

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

10 Oct
9:52

Israeli Police Invades Bab ar-Rahma Mosque

Israeli police officers invaded, on Thursday morning, Bab ar-Rahma Mosque, in the Al-0Aqsa Mosque Compound in occupied East Jerusalem and confiscated wooden dividers. Eyewitnesses said the officers attacked many Palestinians and threatened to abduct and imprison them if they do not leave the holy site. They added that the officers […]

07 Oct
1:09

Israeli Soldiers Invade Augusta Victoria Hospital In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers stormed, on Sunday evening, Augusta Victoria Hospital, in the at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and searched the cancer ward of the medical facility, terrorizing many patients while reportedly “looking for weapons.” The WAFA Palestinian News Agency the soldiers invaded the patients’ rooms, and various […]

07 Oct
12:34

Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike, On of Them Enters 85th day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Sunday, that six Palestinian detainees, including one woman, held by Israel under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with hunger strikes; one of them started the strike 85 days ago. The PPS stated that Ahmad Ghannam, 42, from […]

06 Oct
11:44

Army Abducts A Palestinian After Interrogating Him And His Brother In Jerusalem

October 6, 2019 11:44 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man from occupied East Jerusalem, after interrogating him and his brother at a detention center in the city. Local nonviolent activist Saleh Shouka said the soldiers summoned Mohammad Mojahed Abu Roumi, 23, and his brother, Hakam, 32, for interrogation, and abducted Mohammad. The […]

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 […]

06 Oct
9:41

Sheikh Najeh Bukairat Kidnapped from Jerusalem

Israeli occupation police, on Thursday evening, kidnaped Sheikh Najeh Bukairat, deputy head of the Islamic Awqaf Authority in Jerusalem, from a hotel, during his participation in a cultural event. According to local sources, police forces stormed Addar Hotel, in occupied Jerusalem, and rounded up Sheikh Bukairat with another individual named […]

05 Oct
7:46

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, three young Palestinian men in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned for interrogation, one Palestinian from Silwan town. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers abducted Bassel Aziz Obeid, 21, while standing in front of his home […]

02 Oct
1:29

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Four Sheep Pens Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, four sheep pens in the as-Sal’a neighborhood, in Jabal al-Mokabber town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said several army vehicles, including a bulldozer, invaded the neighborhood after surrounded it, and demolished the pens. They added that the demolished structures we installed more than 30 years […]

01 Oct
6:04

Palestinians Mark 19 Years Since Al-Aqsa Intifada

Back in September of the year 2000, the then-Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon made a provocative visit to Haram al-Sharif, or Temple Mount, in Jerusalem al-Quds, along with hundreds of Israeli forces, in a move widely denounced by Palestinians.   The visit triggered a popular uprising, against Israel, in which […]

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
2:17

Army Abducts Young Man, Issues Orders Forcing Two Women Away From Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man, and issued orders forcing two women away from Al-Aqsa Mosque and its surrounding areas, in occupied Jerusalem, for six months. The soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Hamza Maswada, while walking in an alley in the Old City, and took him […]

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 […]

29 Sep
11:41

Israel Imposes Siege On West Bank And Gaza To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

The Israeli occupation authorities have imposed a strict siege on the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, starting on Saturday night at midnight and ending on Tuesday night at midnight, during the celebration of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana). All of the border crossings leading to the West […]

28 Sep
10:00

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Abu Dis

September 28, 2019 10:00 AM admin Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, late on Friday at night and on Saturday at dawn, several Palestinians, during protests that took place after the army invaded the areas Surrounding Abu Dis University, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town after a few […]

28 Sep
2:13

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding prayers and a nonviolent gathering in the lands of as-Sawahra ash-Sharqiya village, east of occupied Jerusalem, to protest the illegal colonialist outpost which was installed on their lands in the ad-Dibba area. Younis Ja’far, a member of the Local Council, said more […]

26 Sep
5:41

Agreement Reached Between Hunger Striking Detainees And Israeli Prison Authority

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that an agreement was reached between the hunger-striking detainees and the Israeli Prison Authority after more than a hundred detainees started the strike more fifteen days earlier. The Committee stated that the implementation of the agreement will start on Thursday morning, which includes […]

25 Sep
5:55

Police Close Silwan Shop for Hiring Palestinian Help

September 25, 2019 5:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli police, today, ordered a Palestinian butchery located in East Jerusalem to shut down for 15 days, for hiring Palestinian help, according to the shop owner Fadi Zahdeh. He told WAFA that police raided his shop in Silwan, took him to their station where he was questioned about hiring a […]

25 Sep
5:49

Dichter Storms Al-Aqsa Courtyards Under Heavy Guard

Former Israeli Minister of Internal Security and Shin Bet director Avi Dichter, on Wednesday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque under strict guard of Israeli occupation police. PNN sources confirmed that Dichter, accompanied by a group of settlers and guarded by occupation forces stormed Al-Aqsa and made several provocative […]

25 Sep
10:15

Israeli Soldiers Remove Protest Tent In Sawahra Town

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the Sawahra town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and removed a protest tent, which was installed by locals and international peace activists, to protest the establishment of a new illegal colonialist outpost in the al-Mintar Mountain, east of the town. Eyewitnesses told the WAFA News Agency […]

Fadi al-Hadmi
25 Sep
9:59

Army Abducts Jerusalem Affairs Minister, Summons Governor For Interrogation

September 25, 2019 9:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, the Palestinian Authority’s Jerusalem Affairs Minister Fadi al-Hadmi, after invading and searching his home in the Suwwana neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned Jerusalem Governor, Adnan Gheith, for interrogation. The head of the Public Relations Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Jerusalem […]

25 Sep
9:39

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home, Assault The Family, In Jerusalem

September 25, 2019 9:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Workers of the City Council of occupied East Jerusalem and Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in the at-Tour town, allegedly for being constructed without a permit, and assaulted the family before detaining two of them. Resident Abu Issa Khalil said the soldiers, and personnel of the City […]

24 Sep
4:48

Two Paramedics Injured by Israeli Forces in Eizariya Town

Two Palestinian paramedics, on Sunday evening, suffered injuries after soldiers targeted them, as they performed their duties during skirmishes between local youth and Israeli occupation forces in Eizariya town, occupied Jerusalem. The Red Crescent said, according to Days of Palestine, that two of its paramedics were rushed to the Makassed […]

24 Sep
1:26

Soldiers Demolish Stables For Horses In Silwan

September 24, 2019 1:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Israeli army jeeps and bulldozers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Ras al-‘Ein neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished for stables for horses. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers, accompanied by personnel of the Engineering Department of the City Council in […]

24 Sep
10:30

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that around 100 Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are ongoing with the hunger strike, protesting the installation of signal jamming devices that are impacting their health. The Committee said in a statement that the Israeli Prison Authority rounded up the striking detainees from Ramon, […]

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
10:14

Updated 2: “Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman Near Qalandia Terminal”

The wounded Palestinian woman, who was shot by the soldiers, on Wednesday, September 18th,  after an alleged stabbing attempt at Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem, has been officially identified, Son Sunday evening, as Nayfa Mohammad Ali Ka’ana, 50. The Palestinian Health Ministry in the West Bank has confirmed the […]

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 […]

22 Sep
3:15

Soldiers Interrogate A Child In Her Home In Jerusalem

September 22, 2019 3:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian home in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and interrogated a child in the property, after alleging that she was filming them when some youngsters reportedly hurled stones at their jeep. The child and her family were on the rooftop of […]

22 Sep
2:10

Army Injures Fifteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem

September 22, 2019 2:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, fifteen Palestinians after the army invaded the al-’Ezariyya town, east of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasion. They added that the soldiers also fired many […]

21 Sep
8:13

Israel Transfers Corpses Of Two Slain Palestinians To Their Families

Israeli soldiers transferred, on Friday evening, the corpses of two Palestinians who were killed by army fire in August and April of this year, back to their families for burial. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its teams received the corpse of Nassim Abu Roumi, from al-‘Ezariyya town, east […]

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
3:50

Ashrawi Condemns Israel’s “Field Executions Policies” On Roadblocks

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Executive Committee of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), issued a statement strongly condemning the ongoing field executions carried out by Israeli soldiers on military roadblocks across the occupied West Bank, especially when the soldiers refuse to allow medical treatment to wounded Palestinians, who eventually […]

18 Sep
3:45

Army Abducts A Palestinian Child In Al-‘Isawiya

September 18, 2019 3:45 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday afternoon, a Palestinian child in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, as he was walking back home from school. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ali Dirbas, 16, after stopping him while heading back home from school, and took him […]

18 Sep
10:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening and Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children, from Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, and Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers also searched homes in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said […]

18 Sep
4:55

2 Palestinian Youth Shot By Israeli Forces, One Critical

A number of Palestinians were injured today from Israeli army gunfire or teargas inhalation in various areas of the occupied West Bank, according to medical sources, including one reported in critical condition. A child was admitted to Istishari Hospital in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, with very critical […]

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 […]

15 Sep
1:42

Soldiers Assault A Child, And Abduct Him, In Al-‘Isawiya

September 15, 2019 1:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Sunday, a Palestinian child in the town of al-‘Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted him. Local sources said the soldiers assaulted the child, identified as Nabil Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, 12, while he was walking to a shop near his home. They added that the soldiers then […]

15 Sep
12:55

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including One Woman, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians, including one woman, 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 many homes in the West Bank and interrogated the Palestinians while […]

15 Sep
12:07

New Settler Outpost near Jerusalem

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, set up a new outpost on Al-Muntar mountain, east of the Palestinian town of Sawahra. According to local PNN sources, a number of settlers placed several mobile homes and barrels of water on the mountain, at 4 am, today. Eyewitnesses said that, two days ago, a […]

15 Sep
5:50

Including Children, Army Injures 46 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

September 15, 2019 5:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, 46 Palestinians, including children, after the army invaded the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, leading to protests, and fired many gas bombs at protesters and many surrounding homes and cars. The Palestinian Reds Crescent Society (PRCS) said one child, was directly shot […]

14 Sep
12:16

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem

September 14, 2019 12:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians, among them children, including a girl with special needs, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town and fired gas bombs at many homes, and streets, without any provocation, causing dozens of Palestinians, including children, […]

13 Sep
2:35

120 Detainees To Join Hunger Strike As Tension Continues To Mount

Two days after 23 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons started a hunger strike, 120 others are planning to join the strike, especially if the Israeli Prison Authority continues to ignore their demands, including implementing what it agreed to in April of this year. The detainees said that the prison […]

13 Sep
1:36

Soldiers Injure Worshipers In Jerusalem Mosque

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, a mosque in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and fired gas bombs, causing at least three Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers stormed the al-Arba’in Mosque in al-‘Isawiya, and […]

12 Sep
3:24

Undercover Soldiers Kidnap A Teen In Al-‘Isawiya

September 12, 2019 3:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy, identified as Mohammad Nasser Mahmoud, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the undercover officers, wearing civilian clothes, infiltrated into the town, and abducted the teen, before taking him to […]

11 Sep
1:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Wednesday, at least sixteen Palestinians 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 three Palestinians, identified as Mahmoud Abu Zeitouna, […]

11 Sep
1:26

Israeli Forces Invade Jerusalem, Abduct Seven Palestinians

Israeli forces abducted on Tuesday evening seven Palestinians, including a girl, from the Old City of Jerusalem. Local sources told the Palestinian News Agency Wafa that large forces of the Israeli army raided Bab Hatta in Old Jerusalem, and abducted Mohammed Meteb, Ahmad Meteb, Yousef Hazina, Riyad al-Rishq, Firas Karkour, […]

10 Sep
1:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn and morning hours, thirteen Palestinians, including four former political prisoners and one woman, in Jenin, Qalqilia and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers […]

09 Sep
8:41

Police Assault Mother, Detain Son in East Jerusalem

Israeli police physically attacked a Palestinian mother before detaining her son, while they were near the light rail, close to Shua’fat refugee camp, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, said witnesses. The mother and her son were attacked and pepper sprayed by Israeli police, for no apparent reason, before they detained the […]

08 Sep
11:31

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In al-‘Isawiya

September 8, 2019 11:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of al-Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted three young men. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers broke into a few homes, and violently searched them. They added that the soldiers abducted Yousef […]

08 Sep
5:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Another In al-‘Isawiya

September 8, 2019 5:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man, and abducted a teenage boy, after several army jeeps invaded al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and attacked local youngsters protesting the invasion. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the al-Arba’in Street in the town, and forcibly removed the Palestinians, […]

07 Sep
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A University Student Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a young female student of Birzeit University, after storming her home in al-Biereh city, near Ramallah. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps invaded al-Biereh, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home Samah Jaradat, and abducted her. It Is worth mentioning […]

07 Sep
5:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians, including two children, in Jerusalem and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Sari Essam Barghouthi, after invading his home and ransacking it, in Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank. The […]

05 Sep
7:14

Palestinian Forced to Demolish His Own Home in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities in Jerusalem forced a Palestinian homeowner to demolish his own home, using only hand tools, on Wednesday. Jamil Masalmeh told reporters that he was in mourning for his home, which he was forced to demolish on Wednesday or else pay a 48,000 NIS fine. His home is located […]

Prisoner in hospital (archive image)
05 Sep
5:41

2 Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strikes on Conditions of Release

Huthayfa Halabiyeh, 28, from the town of Abu Dis near Jerusalem, has been on hunger strike for 67 days, and was recently admitted to hospital due to deterioration in his health. Today his fast ended after reaching an agreement with the Israeli authorities on his release. Head of the Prisoners […]

05 Sep
3:36

US Embassy to Raise Height of its Embassy Wall in Jerusalem

The US embassy in Jerusalem began constructing a wall surrounding the building of its new quarter, with a height of 6 meters, according to Al Ray. It was agreed upon, previously, to build a wall with a height of 3.2 meters, but it was recently decided to build the wall […]

05 Sep
6:03

Christian Palestinian Group Calls For An End To Israel’s Occupation of Palestine

Throughout the occupied Palestinian Territories, the Israeli authorities demolish the homes of Palestinians, although international law stipulates that they be protected by the occupying power. In violation of said law, and in an effort to implement colonial ambitions, the Israeli authorities demolish houses, confiscate lands and build settlements on their […]

05 Sep
5:20

Palestinian Home Razed in East Jerusalem

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, demolished a Palestinian house in al-Tur town, east of Jerusalem, under the pretext of unlicensed construction. Homeowner Mohamed Abul Hawa said that Israeli police forces and municipal employees demolished his 90-square-meter house in the town because it was built with no permit. Abul Hawa added that […]

04 Sep
3:22

Palestinian Forced To Demolish Rooftop Of His Destroyed Commercial Structure

September 4, 2019 3:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities in occupied Jerusalem forced, Tuesday, a Palestinian from Silwan town to demolish the rooftop of his commercial structure, which was destroyed by the City Council two days ago. Media sources said the Palestinian, identified as Ma’moun Jalajel, had to demolish the rooftop at his own expense, to […]

04 Sep
2:21

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 4, 2019 2:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinians in the towns of al-‘Isawiya and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers abducted a man, identified as Mohammad Mousa Mheisin, in his fifties, while standing in front of a shop […]

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
9:24

For Organizing Soccer Competition; Army Abducts The Head Of A Social Center, Its Administrator, And Its Coordinator, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Burj Luqluq Social Center Society in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and forced it shut, in addition to abducting its head of its executive administrator, and its coordinator, for organizing a soccer competition for Jerusalemite Palestinian families. The soldiers and police officers […]

Israeli troops in a night raid (archive image)
29 Aug
6:21

Israeli Troops Abduct Two Married Couples, Journalist in Early Morning Raids

Early Thursday morning before dawn, Israeli troops invaded several parts of the West Bank and abducted five Palestinians — two married couples from Jerusalem, and a photojournalist from the village of Ni’lin. According to the Palestinian Wafa News Agency, Israeli forces abducted on Thursday two Palestinian citizens and their wives […]

28 Aug
11:18

Israeli Court Forces Senior Palestinian Media Activist Out Of Al-‘Isawiya

An Israeli court in occupied East Jerusalem has ordered a senior Palestinian nonviolent media activist out of his town, al-‘Isawiya, northeast of the city, until September 15th, in addition to forcing him to pay a fine of 1000 Shekels, and third-party guarantee of 10000 Shekels. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center […]

28 Aug
10:46

Army Invades Silwanic Media Center, Summon Its Director For Interrogation

August 28, 2019 10:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, before storming the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) and summoned its director for interrogation. Jawad Siyam, the director of Silwanic and a senior nonviolent activist in Silwan, said the soldiers and […]

28 Aug
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem

August 28, 2019 12:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-‘Isawiya, east of occupied Jerusalem, and injured several Palestinians, including a woman who was wounded in her eye, in addition to causing property damage. Media sources said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in al-‘Isawiya, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs […]

28 Aug
12:29

PLO : “It Is Time to Impose Sanctions on Israel”

A senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has censured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to build hundreds of new settler units in the occupied West Bank as “irrational colonial escalation.” Palestine News Network reported. “Corrupt Netanyahu proves that his extremist populist approach in his electoral race has […]

27 Aug
10:34

Israeli Imposes Sanctions On Palestinian Detainees In Majeddo Prison

The Palestinian Detainees Media Center has reported, on Tuesday evening, that tension is mounting in Majeddo Israeli prison after the administration imposed further sanctions on the detainees. In a short statement, the center said the tension has been mounting since Monday evening, after the Israeli Prison Administration closed sections 3, […]

27 Aug
3:46

10 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in Early Morning Raids Tuesday

Israeli forces invaded several parts of the West Bank in the early morning hours on Tuesday and abducted Palestinians who were asleep in their beds. In the central West Bank, Israeli forces abducted a Palestinian and seized the equipment of a blacksmith workshop in the town of Beit Liqya, south […]

26 Aug
10:14

21 Palestinians Abducted in Early Morning Raids Monday

Israeli troops abducted 21 Palestinians in a number of raids across the West Bank in the early morning hours on Monday. According to a statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society,  Israeli troops abducted 21 Palestinians in multiple raids across Ramallah and al-Bireh district. Nine of those detained were taken from their […]

24 Aug
6:13

Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Home In Occupied Jerusalem

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that a Palestinian was forced to demolish his own home, Saturday, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, to avoid the excessively high fines and fees imposed by the City Council. Silwanic said the Palestinian, Mohammad al-Abbassi, had to demolish […]

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
5:25

ISM Report : Death Is Only the Beginning of Suffering For Family In Ezariyya

Nassim Abu Roumi (14) was shot dead by the Israeli forces, after he attempted to stab an Israeli police officer “My son was killed 5 days ago…all I want is to bury him. But they are keeping his body, they will not give him to us.” Mokafih Abu Roumi spoke […]

22 Aug
7:03

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Nonviolent Protesters Near Ofar Prison

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, holding a procession in front of Ofar Israeli prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, in solidarity with hunger striking detainees, and abducted one of them. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers resorted to the excessive […]

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 […]

22 Aug
5:22

Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including Two Women, In Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, five Palestinians, including two women and a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, after dozens of soldiers, police officers and colonialist settlers invaded the courtyards of the holy site. Firas ad-Dibis, the head of the Public Relations Department in Al-Aqsa, said the soldiers […]

22 Aug
4:30

Army Demolishes Two Homes In Beit Hanina

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, two Palestinian homes in Beit Hanina town, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers, police officers and undercover troops invaded al-Aqaba neighborhood in Beit Hanina and surrounded two homes owned by members of Rajabi […]

22 Aug
5:01

Eight Palestinians detained, including 13-year-old girl: Prisoner Society

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 (WAFA) – Israel detained last night and this morning eight Palestinians, including two women and a 13-year-old girl, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). It said soldiers detained the 13-year-old girl from Qalqilia after she was stopped for inspection near a settlement and allegedly a […]

21 Aug
6:26

Over 20 Palestinian Structures North Of Jerusalem to be Demolished

Israeli forces and staff of the so-called Israeli Municipality of West Jerusalem today ordered the demolition of over 20 Palestinian structures in al-Matar neighborhood, north of Jerusalem. Security sources confirmed that Israeli forces and municipality staff stormed Al-Matar neighborhood, opposite to Qalandiya refugee camp, where they handed demolition orders for […]

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. […]

18 Aug
5:35

Police Raid Bab Al-Rahma, Seize Furniture

Israeli occupation police, on Saturday evening, stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque’s Bab al-Rahma prayer area and confiscated some furniture items. Local sources said that Israeli police officers desecrated the Bab al-Rahma prayer area and embarked on carrying away shoe cabinets and patterned wood panels. The sources added, according to Days of Palestine, […]