Category Archives: Ramallah

21 Nov
8:26

College Student, 18, Shot With Gas Bomb In Her Face, Suffers Jaws Fractures, Burns

This item is about a female university student, studying Information Technology in Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie, in Tulkarem in northern West Bank. An Israeli soldier shot her in the college campus with a high-velocity gas bomb which struck her face, fracturing her jaw, and causing burns to her face […]

20 Nov
10:43

Soldiers Demolish Two Palestinian Homes Near Ramallah

November 20, 2019 10:43 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, two Palestinian homes in Shuqba village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said several army jeeps, and bulldozers, invaded the village and demolished the homes, reportedly for being built without a permit from the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the executive branch […]

19 Nov
3:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

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

19 Nov
9:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Basketball Referee, Scout Leader, In Ramallah

November 19, 2019 9:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian scout leader and a basketball referee, identified as George Abu Ghazala, from his home in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and took him to an unknown destination. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers stormed George’s home and ransacked […]

18 Nov
1:51

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

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

18 Nov
8:38

Soldiers Seriously Injure Two Palestinian Children Near Ramallah

November 18, 2019 8:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Sunday, two Palestinian children near the entrance of the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Raed Dalaysha of the local Popular Committee in the refugee camp said the soldiers shot Rami Naji at-Tayeh, 13, and Amir Ehab Zobeidi, […]

17 Nov
1:05

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

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

16 Nov
7:14

UPDATE: Two Shot while Dozens Suffocate Near Ramallah

Dozens of Palestinians were injured near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers at Palestinians protesting Israel’s recent attacks on Gaza, according to witnesses. Students from Birzeit University were demonstrating at the Israeli army roadblock in Ramallah and were attacked with teargas, said […]

14 Nov
2:44

Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In West Bank

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

13 Nov
12:22

Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

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

13 Nov
9:28

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians, including the head of a research and development center, in Jerusalem and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Kafr Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and stormed the home of Obai ‘Aboudi, before violently searching the property, […]

12 Nov
4:20

417 Palestinians Arrested in October – Including 75 Children

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

11 Nov
6:23

Palestinians Pay Tribute to Yasser Arafat on 15th Anniversary of Death

Thousands of Palestinians, Monday, marked the 15th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at the Arafat Memorial in Ramallah, The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the crowds, praising Arafat, who led the Palestinian revolution for the liberation of the homeland […]

11 Nov
3:32

Four Detainees Continue Hunger Strike, Including One For The 111th Day

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee, Hasan Abed-Rabbo, has reported that four Palestinian detainees are ongoing with hunger strikes in Israeli prisons, protesting their continued arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges or trial, including one who started the strike 111 days ago. Abed-Rabbo said that one of the detainees, identified […]

07 Nov
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Take Measurement Of Home In Preparation For Detonating It

November 7, 2019 11:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers  invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the family home of a Palestinian detainee near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before taking measurements of the property in preparation for detonating it. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and surrounded the entire area of the home of […]

05 Nov
1:18

Musical Ramallah Joins UNESCO’s ‘Creative Cities Network’

Ramallah joined UNESCO‘s global network of “Creative Cities”, a move announced by the Secretary General Audrey Azoulay, said a statement issued by Ramallah’s municpality. Ramallah is becoming a member in the field of music alongside 65 other cities from around the world, this year, making a total of 246 cities […]

04 Nov
9:50

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

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

04 Nov
8:49

Israel Seizes 2500 Dunams of Palestinian Land in West Bank

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

01 Nov
4:11

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Teen Near Ramallah

November 1, 2019 4:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers broke into a Palestinian home, on Friday at dawn, in Beit Liqya village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped a Palestinian teenage boy. The family said the undercover soldiers stormed their home, pointing the guns at them, before many uniformed soldiers surrounding […]

01 Nov
2:24

Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner Near Ramallah

November 1, 2019 2:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Friday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched many homes and abducted a former political prisoner. Local sources said a large military force invaded the refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, […]

01 Nov
5:02

Israel Re-Arrests Prominent Palestinian Legislator Khaleda Jarrar

Israeli forces, Thursday, re-arrested, prominent Palestinian legislator and senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in an overnight incursion into her home. Khaleda Jarrar, a 56-year-old member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, was arrested at 3 am local time (00:00 GMT) at her home in […]

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 […]

30 Oct
3:13

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

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

30 Oct
5:18

Six Palestinians Receive Demolition Notices

Israeli forces, Tuesday, notified six Palestinians of their intention to demolish their homes in Kobar town, north of Ramallah city, according to a municipal source. Izzat Badwan, the mayor of Kobar, said that an Israeli military force, along with officers of the so-called ‘Israeli Civil Administration’, an arm of the […]

25 Oct
2:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wheelchair-Bound Woman Ten Days After Abducting Her Sons

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Friday at dawn, a wheelchair-bound Palestinian woman, from her home in Beit Liqya town, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Mayor of Beit Liqya, Arij Aassi, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers invaded the home of Hiam Shokri […]

24 Oct
1:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn at least seven Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched them, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in the central West […]

24 Oct
11:06

Army Demolishes The Home Of A Palestinian Detainee In Ramallah

October 24, 2019 11:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Thursday at dawn, the family home of a Palestinian detainee, identified as Islam Abu Hmeid, in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said a large military force, including armored bulldozers and vehicles, invaded the refugee camp, and demolished […]

23 Oct
5:08

Illegal Colonists Attack Farmers Near Ramallah

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian farmers on their lands, in Um Safa village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Marwan Sabah, the head of Um Safa Village Council, said ten Israeli assailants from Halamish illegal colony, and several soldiers, invaded the Palestinian […]

23 Oct
3:46

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscates Cash, Near Ramallah

October 23, 2019 3:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Silwad Palestinian town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before abducting a former political prisoner and confiscating cash from his home. Mo’men Hamed, an official in the local town council, said the soldiers abducted Mahmoud ‘Aahed Hamed, 24, after invading […]

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
11:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Young Men In Bethlehem, One In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, including two siblings, in West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, in addition to one Palestinian in Ramallah, in central West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, in several parts of Bethlehem […]

21 Oct
10:51

Foreign Ministry: “Attacking Palestinians Picking Olive Trees, A Serious Israeli Escalation”

The Palestinians Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates issued a statement, Sunday, strongly denouncing the latest Israeli violations, carried out by both soldiers and illegal colonialist setters, against the Palestinians and their olive orchards, and stating that this serious escalation that is part of new plans to build and expands […]

21 Oct
4:33

80-Year Old Israeli Rabbi Beaten by Right-Wing Israeli Settlers for Protecting Palestinian Farmers

A group of around 30 masked Israeli settlers attacked Israeli and international human rights activists on Wednesday, beating them with crowbars while they were protecting Palestinian farmers trying to harvest olives in the village of Burin, in the West Bank. Eighty year old Rabbi Moshe Yehudai told reporters that  he […]

19 Oct
2:51

Israeli forces close main West Bank traffic artery for settlers’ marathon

RAMALLAH, Friday, October 18, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli forces today closed sections of the Ramallah-Nablus Road, also known as Route 60, to empty the road for dozens of settlers taking part in a marathon at the main traffic artery. The Israeli military announced that it would erect barriers and close […]

18 Oct
12:05

Illegal Colonists, Soldiers, Attack Palestinian Farmers Trying To Pick Their Olive Trees

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers and soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian farmers while trying to enter their own orchards to pick their olive trees in the ash-Shu’ab area, between the villages of Burqa and Beitin, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The head of Burqa Village […]

17 Oct
12:01

Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least fourteen Palestinians, including a father and his two siblings, in addition to a child who was supposed to celebrate his 12th birthday today, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted […]

17 Oct
9:48

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Injures Two Of Them, In Ramallah

October 17, 2019 9:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, after injuring two of them, including one who suffered serious wounds, near the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at a Palestinian car near the refugee camp, […]

17 Oct
2:33

Addameer: “Update on the health status of tortured detainee Smaer Al-Arbeed”

October 17, 2019 2:33 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

By Addameer Prisoner Support And Human Rights Association: On 15 October 2019, Samer Arbeed‘s detention was extended for another eight days, following a court session that barred Samer’s lawyer from being present. The hearing was held in Hadassah Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where Samer was transferred on 27 September […]

16 Oct
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-One Palestinians In West Bank

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

16 Oct
9:42

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

Several fanatic Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Deir Ammar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the assailants infiltrated into the village through the al-Maghshi area, located next to an illegal colony. They added that the colonists punctured the tires of […]

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’ […]

13 Oct
1:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

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

12 Oct
5:07

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Young Woman

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, four Palestinians, including a young woman and two children, in Qalqilia, Nablus, and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Yousef Barrouq al-Aqra’. 18, after stopping him near the northern road of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. In addition, […]

12 Oct
3:22

Soldiers Take Measurements OF Palestinian Home Slated For Demolition

October 12, 2019 3:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the family home of a detainee, identified as Yazan Maghames, in Birzeit city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in central West Bank, in preparation for demolishing the property. Media sources said dozens of soldiers, and officers of the Army Corps of Engineers, […]

11 Oct
12:50

Soldiers Invade Headquarters In Work Health Committees In Ramallah

October 11, 2019 12:50 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, the headquarters of the Work Health Committees in Sateh Marhaba area, in the al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers used heavy hammers and equipment to smash the gates, before storming the officers, and violently searched the building causing excessive property damage. […]

11 Oct
9:32

Army Abducts A Student, Injures Several Young Men, In Ramallah

October 11, 2019 9:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the al-‘Irsal neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a student of Birzeit University, from his home, after repeatedly assaulting him. The soldiers invaded the family home of Fadi at-Tarsha, and repeatedly assaulted him while violently searching and ransacking […]

08 Oct
10:58

Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

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

07 Oct
3:05

PA to Again Accept Israeli Tax Collection

After months of having refused tax money collected by Israel, on behalf of the Palestinian state, the financially starved PA has decided to once again start accepting the funds. The PA’s unwillingness to receive the specific tax income is based on a dispute over stipends paid to the families of […]

07 Oct
10:29

Army Invades A Cultural Center In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Monday, Handala Cultural Center in Safa village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Mahmoud Karaja, a local activist with the Cultural Center said many soldiers invaded it, and violently searched it causing excessive damage. He added that the soldiers confiscated various documents and […]

06 Oct
10:42

Israel To Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

October 6, 2019 10:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Abu Hmeid family, living in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, was informed by the Israeli army that their home will be demolished within the coming week. Latifa Abu Hmeid told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that a military commander called her and […]

06 Oct
9:15

UN Urged to Recognize Israeli War Crimes

The Foreign Minister for the Palestinian Authority, Riyad Malki, has called upon United Nations special rapporteurs to expose Israeli crimes committed against Palestinians, especially in the wake of the severe torture of prisoner Samer al-Arbeed, who has been taken to a hospital in a critical condition. In letters sent to […]

05 Oct
8:14

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters Near Ofar Prison

Israeli soldiers resorted, Saturday, to the excessive use of force against nonviolent protesters marching near Ofar prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, to express solidarity with hunger-striking detainees. The procession started from Birzeit University, after being organized by various student blocks, and was attended by dozens […]

03 Oct
4:55

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Three Siblings Near Ramallah

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, Thursday, into the Palestinian town of Kobar, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped three siblings from their home. Media sources said the undercover soldiers, driving a car with civilian license plates, kidnapped the three siblings, identified as Qasam, Nassim and Asseel […]

03 Oct
2:35

Army Injures Cameraman, Abducts Five Palestinians, In Ramallah

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the at-Tira neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a cameraman working for Palestine TV, in addition to abducting four Palestinians in the neighborhood, and nearby villages. The Palestinian TV has reported that the soldiers invaded the […]

03 Oct
5:07

Abbas Congratulates Rivlin on the Jewish New Year

PA President Mahmoud Abbas today called his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, to congratulate him on the Jewish New Year. During the call, they exchanged views on the latest developments in the Palestinian-Israeli relationship, and the two presidents expressed their hope to achieve peace between Palestinians and Israelis as soon as […]

29 Sep
11:56

PCHR Holds Israel Responsible for Life of Prisoner Samer al-‘Arbid

September 29, 2019 11:56 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Ref: 107/2019: Date: 29 September 2019: Today morning, 29 September 2019, The Palestinian Prisoner Samer al-‘Arbid was referred to Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem due to the serious deterioration of his health condition while being interrogated by the Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet) in the Mascobiyya Prison in occupied Jerusalem. The […]

29 Sep
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, and other property, across the […]

29 Sep
5:13

Israel Alleges Arresting Palestinians Involved In Killing An Israeli Teen

The Israeli Internal Security Agency has reported that it arrested four Palestinians, allegedly involved in the killing of an Israeli teenage girl in Ein Bonin, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, on August 23, 2019. The agency said the four Palestinians are Samer Mina Salim ‘Arbeed, 44, […]

27 Sep
3:04

Israel Seizes Property from Palestinian Prisoner Rights Organization: Addameer’s Sahar Francis

Sahar Francis, leader of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights, talks about Israeli soldiers raiding her office at 2:00 a.m., causing extensive damage and seizing computers, valuable documents, and materials. From the time he began work as a civil rights organizer, at age 14, Marc Steiner has dedicated his life […]

26 Sep
11:42

Israeli Soldiers Invade Several Communities in Ramallah

September 26, 2019 11:42 AM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

A large Israeli military force invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the areas surrounding al-Am’ari refugee camp, al-Quds Street in al-Biereh city, and Kobar town north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded al-Quds Street before storming and ransacking many homes, and residential buildings, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians […]

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

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Qalqilia, Ramallah, And Hebron

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

25 Sep
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Ramallah

September 25, 2019 1:01 PM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday before noon, several Palestinians in Batn al-Hawa neighborhood, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after invading it and surrounding a residential building. Media sources said the invasion was carried out by at least twenty military vehicles before the soldiers surrounded the residential building. […]

24 Sep
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In West Bank

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

24 Sep
3:01

Condemnation Against Israeli Army Night Raid Into Addameer’s Offices

Physicians for Human Rights Israel: The undersigned Israeli and Palestinian NGOs strongly condemn the night raid of Addameer – Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association in Ramallah – by the Israeli army. During the raid, which took place on the 19th of September, the army confiscated laptops, laptop drives and […]

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 […]

23 Sep
9:54

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Injures Many Others, In Ramallah

September 23, 2019 9:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, two neighborhoods in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, in addition to Birzeit city and Burham village, north of Ramallah, abducted four Palestinians, including a mother of a political prisoner, in addition to injuring several Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media sources said […]

22 Sep
11:57

Soldiers Invade Deir Ghassana Village, North Of Ramallah

September 22, 2019 11:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Sunday, Deir Ghassana Palestinian village, northwest of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village and started stopping the Palestinians and their cars on its main road. They added that the soldiers searched many cars and interrogated the Palestinians while […]

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 […]

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
5:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

September 18, 2019 5:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two young Palestinian men near Ein Bonin spring, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after searching them and reportedly finding a knife. Israeli army spokesperson claimed that the soldiers saw two Palestinians near Ein Bonin, before stopping and searching that, and “found a […]

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 […]

17 Sep
5:26

Elderly Palestinian Assaulted near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers, today, assaulted an elderly Palestinian at an army checkpoint to northwest of Ramallah, according to witnesses. They said that soldiers, stationed at a checkpoint outside the village of Deir Nitham, stopped a car driven by Saleh Tamimi, 52, and forced him out of his car before they started […]

13 Sep
11:55

Troops attack Nonviolent March East of Ramallah

Scores of civilians were treated of the effects of tear gas inhalation,  Friday as Israeli troops attacked a nonviolent procession, and Friday prayers, in Kufur Malek village, east of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Today’s protest prayers and March was organized by Kufur Malek village council, Fateh Movement chapter in […]

12 Sep
10:16

Soldiers Storm DFLP Office In Ramallah

September 12, 2019 10:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before storming and searching of headquarters of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), and confiscated surveillance recordings and equipment. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded Tannous Building, in the center of […]

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, […]

10 Sep
8:41

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Young Man Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Monday afternoon, a young man, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after the army attacked youngsters protesting the death of a Palestinian detainee in Israeli prison. The Palestinian was seriously injured by Israeli army fire, north of al-Biereh city, and was […]

09 Sep
10:53

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

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

08 Sep
1:23

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate 100 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Nablus And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Sunday, approximately 100 Dunams (24.7 Acres) of privately-owned Palestinian lands from villages south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers handed the […]

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
5:28

6 Palestinians Detained From West Bank by Israeli Forces

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

04 Sep
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

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

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, […]

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 […]

29 Aug
12:06

Detainee From Beit Rima Starts Hunger Strike

A Palestinian political prisoner from Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, started a hunger strike the day of his abduction, three days ago, protesting his detention without charges. The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has informed the family of Humam Monir Rimawi, 28, that their son […]

28 Aug
10:27

Army Invades Betunia And Ein Arik Near Ramallah

August 28, 2019 10:27 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Wednesday evening, Betunia town and Ein ‘Arik village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades, in addition to invading homes. Media sources in Ramallah said many army jeeps invaded Betunia town and fired a […]

28 Aug
10:06

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said many army jeeps invaded Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted five Palestinians, identified as Mohammad […]

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 […]

25 Aug
4:29

Israeli Forces Raid Villages West of Ramallah

Early Sunday morning, Israeli forces invaded a number of villages west of Ramallah in the continued search for the person responsible for leaving an improvised explosive device that killed an Israeli teenager on Friday. In addition to ransacking homes and businesses, the Israeli troops invaded commerical establishments with street-facing cameras […]

24 Aug
11:16

Soldiers Abduct Several Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, several Palestinians near Ramallah, in central West Bank, as the military continues to search for the Palestinians who killed an Israeli teenage girl, 17, Friday, but could not confirm any relation between the detained Palestinians and the soldier. The military said its forces, along with the […]

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
2:39

Israeli Military Closes All Roads West of Ramallah

According to local sources, Israeli Forces on Friday closed the main roads to all Palestinian villages west of Ramallah, and reinforced their military presence at the entrances to Ramallah and Al-Bireh. Local sources for the Palestinian Wafa News Agency reported that the Israeli occupation forces closed the road to Ein […]

23 Aug
5:53

Israeli Teen Killed, Her Father And Brother Injured, In West Bank

Israeli sources have reported that an teenage girl, 17 years of age, was killed, while her brother and father were injured, when a bomb went off near them while hiking near the illegal Dolev colony, in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said the bomb was placed by Palestinians […]

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 […]

19 Aug
6:45

BREAKING: Abbas Fires Advisors

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, today,  issued an order terminating the services of all his advisors, in their capacity as advisors, regardless of their title or ranking. He also decided to abolish all decisions and contracts related to them, and to suspend the rights and privileges they received in […]

17 Aug
12:38

ISM Water Series: Hail of Tear Gas on Peaceful Villagers Protesting Settler Theft of Water Supply in Kufur Malik

This is the third of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression. The residents of Kufur Malik, a town northeast of Ramallah, marched towards the Ain Samia area today to protest Israel’s theft of the village’s water supply, […]

Friday protest 8/16/19 (image by Ghassan Bannoura)
16 Aug
8:11

Four injured as Israeli troops attack a nonviolent protest east of Ramallah

Four non-violent demonstrators were injured, and dozens of others were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation as Israeli troops attacked on  Friday a nonviolent protest organized at the village of Kufer Malek, east of the central west Bank city of Ramallah. Among those injured were Jamiel Qassass, who […]

Night raid (archive image)
08 Aug
9:51

Eight Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in Early Morning Raids on Thursday

In the pre-dawn hours on Thursday, Israeli troops invaded various parts of the West Bank and abducted eight Palestinians from their homes in Jenin, Ramallah, Al-Bireh and Jerusalem. According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, the Israeli occupation forces abducted three Palestinians from Jenin, in the northern part of the West […]

06 Aug
9:06

Samidoun in Occupied Palestine Urges All to Join Ramallah Demonstration for Palestinian Prisoners

Samidoun in occupied Palestine is calling for a mass demonstration, on Wednesday, 7 August, to stand with the Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli prisons, especially those on hunger strike against imprisonment without charge or trial. The protest will begin at 4:30 pm at the center of Manara Square, highlighting the fight to end administrative […]