Category Archives: Ramallah

31 Dec
5:20

Army Seals Entrance to Ramallah Village

December 31, 2018 5:20 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli occupation forces closed, on Sunday, the entrance to the village of Deir Abu Meshal, to the northwest of Ramallah, occupied West Bank, said local sources. Deputy mayor of the village, Fawwaz Bargouti, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers shut down the metal gate at the main entrance of the village, […]

28 Dec
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The nonviolent protesters marched from the center of the village carrying Palestinian flags, and […]

28 Dec
8:02

Al-Haq Sends Urgent Appeal to UN Special Procedures on the Enforced Disappearance of Saleh Omar Barghouthi

By Al-Haq Human Rights Organization: On Sunday, 23 December 2018, Al-Haq sent a joint urgent appeal to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures regarding the enforced disappearance of Palestinian citizen Saleh Omar Barghouthi, 29, following his detention by the Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) near the town of Surda, north of […]

28 Dec
12:28

Israeli Court Extends Prison Sentence for Palestinian and Son

December 28, 2018 12:28 AM Ali Salam Israel, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian political prisoner Omar Barghouthi, and his son Assef, were detained by Israeli forces, on December 12, 2018, after Omarā€™s other son, Saleh Omar Barghouthi, 29, was gunned down by undercover Israeli soldiers, outside Ramallah, in central West Bank. On Thursday, both Omar and his son were ordered by Israeli […]

25 Dec
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jenin

December 25, 2018 6:23 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah and Jenin, after the army invaded many homes and searched them. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Ein Yabrud village, northeast of the city, and abducted […]

25 Dec
4:30

Israeli Forces Suppress Sit-in for Human Rights Activist near Ofer Prison

Several Palestinians suffocated from tear gas inhalation as Israeli forces suppressed the demonstration of a crowd who gathered in front of Ofer prison, in solidarity with prominent Palestinian human rights activist Abdullah Abu Rahmeh. Abu Rahmeh was sentenced to four months in prison, a suspended sentence for three years and […]

24 Dec
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Schoolchildren In Betunia

December 24, 2018 2:36 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two schoolchildren in Betunia town, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Eyewitnesses said several army jeeps invaded the Schools area in Betunia, harassed children in the schoolsā€™ area, and searched some of them. They added that the soldiers abducted two schoolchildren, and moved […]

23 Dec
1:14

Israeli Soldiers Briefly Detain Three Schoolgirls Near Ramallah

December 23, 2018 1:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers detained, on Sunday morning, three schoolgirls from Betunia Basic School, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank, and threatened to attack any person who approached them after placing them in their jeep, and released them shortly afterwards. The Palestinian Ministry of Education denounced the ongoing Israeli violation, and […]

22 Dec
11:25

Israel To Autopsy the Corpse Of Qassem Abasi

Salwa Hammad, the coordinator of the Palestinian National Committee for Retrieving Bodies of Martyrs, said that Israel has decided to autopsy the corpse of Qassem al-Abasi, 17, who was killed by Israeli soldiers on December 20th, 2018. Hammad said that Qassemā€™s corpse would likely be handed back to his family […]

21 Dec
2:37

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, heading towards the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall, […]

21 Dec
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Ramallah, Hebron And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, six young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Hebron and Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked homes and stores, and confiscated surveillance recordings. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes and […]

21 Dec
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teen from occupied Jerusalem, and injured two others, after opening fire at their car near Beit El military roadblock, north of the al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. Media sources said the slain teen has been […]

20 Dec
2:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Thursday, at least ten 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 many homes in Kobar village, north of the central West Bank […]

20 Dec
12:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians in Ramallah, One In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians from Kobar village and Ramallah city, in central West Bank, in addition to one woman from Hizma, north of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources in Ramallah said dozens of soldiers invaded Kobar village, north of the city, and conducted extensive and violent […]

18 Dec
2:29

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 24 Palestinians, among them the wife of a political prisoner, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers conducted extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes across the […]

18 Dec
6:08

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Ambulance, Injure Palestinian Youth

One Palestinian youth was injured by shrapnel from live Israeli ammunition, after forces opened fire targeting his vehicle in the Silwad area of Ramallah, late Sunday. Witnesses reported that Israeli forces, deployed at military checkpoint at the western entrance of Silwad, opened live fire targeting a Palestinian vehicle. The driver […]

17 Dec
9:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Ramallah And Bethlehem Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in Ramallah and Bethlehem, in addition to searching homes and installing roadblocks in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central […]

17 Dec
3:28

Israeli Soldiers Ram Two Palestinians With Jeep, Abduct One, Near Ramallah

December 17, 2018 3:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers rammed, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, and abducted another Palestinian near Qalandia terminal. Eyewitnesses said the two were driving a motorcycle when a speeding army jeep rammed them, during […]

17 Dec
3:26

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian While Driving Near Ramallah

December 17, 2018 3:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Sunday, a young Palestinian man with live fire, while driving his car in Silwad town, east of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers installed a military roadblock at the western entrance of the town, and fired live rounds at many cars nearly 400 […]

17 Dec
2:27

Palestinian Journalist Syndicate Calls for Protection of Journalists

Cameraman from Al Jazeera network, Majdi Bannoura, was injured Saturday, covering the Israeli military invasion of Ramallah and the subsequent protests. He added that he tried to protect is head with his hand after the soldiers fired a teargas bomb at him and his colleagues, before the bomb hit him […]

16 Dec
1:15

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, including three children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, across the occupied West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their […]

16 Dec
11:48

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians, Including A Blind Man, In Ramallah

December 16, 2018 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including a blind man, from several villages and towns, in Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said dozens of soldiers invaded Kobar village, north of the city, before breaking into several homes and violently searching them. The […]

16 Dec
7:10

Israeli Forces Blow Up Family Home in Amari Refugee Camp

Israeli forces, including infantry and military bulldozers, raided the city of Ramallah early on Saturday, breaking into the Amari refugee camp to the south of the city, just after midnight. Hundreds of soldiers surrounded a building owned by the Abu Hmeid family, in the centre of the camp. Israeli forces […]

16 Dec
2:54

West Bank Witnesses Worst Escalation in This Year, Israeli Forces Kill 4 Palestinian Civilians within Only 48 Hours; Two of Them Were Extra-Judicially Executed

Ref: 133/2018 – Date: 15 December 2018 – Time: 13:00 GMT: The West Bank is witnessing the worst and most violent escalation by the Israeli forces and settlers in this year. Only within 48 hours, the Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including an elderly and 2 extra-judicially killed, and […]

16 Dec
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Four Teens, Undercover Forces Kidnap One Palestinian, Near Ramallah

December 16, 2018 2:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Saturday, four Palestinian teenage boys at the entrance of the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate in central West Bank, and attacked dozens of protesters, following the burial ceremony of a slain Palestinian. Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into Kobar […]

15 Dec
9:32

Mass Collective Punishment Targeting Entire Families, As Israeli Army Detonates Home In Ramallah

December 15, 2018 9:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

In an all-night massive Israeli military offensive into Ramallah, centered on the al-Amā€™ari refugee camp, to demolish the family home of Islam Abu Hmeid, Israeli soldiers forcibly removed more than 500 Palestinians from their homes in the dead of night. The families were forced out of their homes at gunpoint […]

15 Dec
4:14

Weekly Bil’in March Suppressed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces suppressed the weekly Bil’in march, west of Ramallah city, in the central occupied West Bank, on Friday afternoon. Locals, international and Israeli peace activists took part in the march, that was called for by the local popular resistance committee. The march set off following Friday prayers at the […]

15 Dec
3:58

UPDATE: Palestinian Teen Succumbs to Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Forces

A Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli forces, on Friday, in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the teen as 17-year-old Mahmoud Nakhleh, who was shot in the abdomen with live bullets during a protest, in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp. Several people were […]

15 Dec
3:37

Israeli Soldiers Remove Family From Home to Prepare for Demolition

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the home of Abu Hmeid family, in the al-Amā€™ari refugee camp, south of al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in the central West Bank, in preparation to demolish a four-story building, and engaged in the excessive use of force […]

14 Dec
2:45

Israeli Colonialist Settler Shoots A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that a Palestinian was shot and injured after an illegal Israeli colonialist settler shot him with live rounds at the Nablus-Ramallah road, near the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man was shot in his leg, […]

14 Dec
2:10

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in the al-Mughayyir Palestinian town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians held a procession in the town, after performing noon prayers on their lands, in the eastern meadow area. They added that the soldiers […]

14 Dec
1:02

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct At Least 48 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, at least 48 Palestinians, including a woman, who is also a former political prisoner, in addition to two elected legislators, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded dozens of communities across the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, before […]

14 Dec
12:39

Soldiers Open Fire At Palestinian Ambulance Near Al-Biereh

December 14, 2018 12:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, Friday, at a Palestinian ambulance, transporting a patient to a hospital, just as the driver approached an Israeli military roadblock, north of al-Biereh, in central West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported that its ambulance was approaching the military roadblock, installed at the […]

14 Dec
11:53

Israeli Soldier Injured In Beit El Colony

Israeli sources have reported, on Friday morning, that one soldier was moderately injured in Beit El colony, near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city in central West Bank, after a Palestinian struck him in the head. The sources stated that the Palestinian managed to cross the fence into the colony, […]

14 Dec
6:46

PLO: Israeli Field Executions and Organized Terrorism Require International Action

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)ā€™s executive committee member Hanan Ashrawi, on Thursday, denounced the series of war crimes committed by Israel against defenseless Palestinian people, the latest of which being the killing of three West Bank citizens in cold blood. ā€œThis persistence in field executions, intentional killings, collective punishment and the […]

14 Dec
12:39

Israeli Colonists Invade Village Near Ramallah, Shoot A Palestinian

A group of armed extremist Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Thursday evening, Beitin Palestinian village, north of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate in central West Bank, and shot a young man. Media sources in Ramallah said the settlers invaded the village, fired many live rounds and […]

14 Dec
12:27

60 Year Old Palestinian Man Shot Dead By Israeli Soldiers

The Israeli military, according to Israeli media sources, has admitted that its soldiers mistakenly killed Hamdan Tawfiq Arda, 60, after initially claiming that he had deliberately tried to ram his vehicle into soldiers, in the Industrial Zone in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses told Maan News Agency that […]

13 Dec
2:00

Two Israelis Killed In Shooting Attack Near Ramallah

Israeli sources have reported that two settlers were killed, and two others were injured, in a shooting attack close to the illegal colony of Ofra, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The shooting took place at the hitchhiking section of Givat Assag, in the Benyamin Regional Council of Settlements, between […]

13 Dec
12:46

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 56 Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Thursday at dawn, at least 56 Palestinians from their homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, including 22 from occupied Jerusalem, and 17 from Ramallah. The PPS stated that the soldiers conducted extensive and […]

13 Dec
10:11

Army Abducts 38 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, at least 38 Palestinians, including 19 from occupied East Jerusalem, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes and property in several parts of the West Bank. In Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified as […]

13 Dec
2:33

Undercover Israeli Forces Kill A Palestinian Taxi Driver Near Ramallah

December 13, 2018 2:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers assassinated, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian Taxi driver, near Surda village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah; the army claimed the Palestinian was allegedly ā€œinvolvedā€ in the shooting targeting colonialist settlers, last Sunday. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Saleh Omar Saleh Barghouthi, […]

12 Dec
10:48

Palestinian Cabinet Appeals To France to Recognize the State of Palestine

Tuesday’s weekly meeting of the Palestinian Cabinet in Ramallah, in the central occupied West Bank, headed by Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah, strongly condemned the Israeli army invasions of the West Bank cities of Ramallah and Al-Biereh in which the Israeli military injured many citizens with rubber coated steel […]

12 Dec
11:39

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Demolish A Parking Structure, in West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday, at dawn, seven Palestinians, and demolished a parking structure, in the occupied Wes Bank. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Riyad Mohammad Kabaha, and his brother Eyad, in addition to […]

12 Dec
4:33

Army Injures At Least Twenty Palestinians In Al-Biereh

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Tuesday evening, at least twenty Palestinians in al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, during ongoing and escalating offensives allegedly aimed at locating the Palestinians, who shot and injured seven Israeli colonialist settlers, on Sunday evening. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

12 Dec
4:08

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

December 12, 2018 4:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, three Palestinians from Sarda village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as the soldiers were withdrawing from al-Biereh adjacent city. The soldiers shot one Palestinian with a live round in his leg, while he was at a hilltop in the village, […]

Invasion of WAFA TV
11 Dec
7:45

Palestinian Prime Minister Condemns Israeli Attack on WAFA News Agency

The IsraeliĀ raid on WAFA headquarters in the Occupied West Bank city of Ramallah Monday elicited strong condemnation from many people. On Tuesday, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah called the Palestinian news agency to offer his support and solidarity to the journalism staff, reported WAFA. Speaking with WAFA editor-in-chief Kholoud Assaf, […]

11 Dec
11:54

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Of Palestinian Cars, Write Racist Graffiti Near Ramallah

A number of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, into Beitin Palestinian village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, punctured tires of parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Ramallah said the assailants came from Beit El illegal colony, which was […]

11 Dec
10:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 28 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Tuesday, at least twenty-eight Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

Invasion of WAFA TV
10 Dec
11:50

Israeli Military Raids Office of WAFA News Agency in Ramallah; Fires Tear Gas (VIDEO)

A squadron of Israeli soldiers invaded the headquarters of the WAFA News Agency in Ramallah, on Monday, offering no reason or justification for the invasion. After storming the offices with guns drawn, and terrorizing the journalists who were working there, the soldiers went back downstairs and out of the building. […]

10 Dec
11:34

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted,on Monday at dawn, 29 Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including ten in Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers conducted very violent searches of dozens of homes, and stores, across the West Bank, causing property damage, […]

10 Dec
5:30

Seven Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injured In West Bank Shooting

Israeli sources have reported that, on Sunday evening, seven settlers were injured, including a pregnant woman who was seriously wounded, in a shooting attack near the illegal colony of Ofra, which was built on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said a pregnant woman, 21, […]

10 Dec
1:13

Israeli Soldiers Invade Silwad

December 10, 2018 1:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Silwad town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at local protesters. Media sources in Ramallah has reported that the soldiers also closed the entrances of the village, […]

09 Dec
11:44

Palestinian Man Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Colonistsā€™ Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was injured, on Sunday evening, after an Israeli colonialist settler rammed a man him with his car near the entrance of Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the man, […]

07 Dec
12:42

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisonerā€™s Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent searches of many homes, and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting at least three. It said that the soldiers […]

07 Dec
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Raid a Print Shop in Ramallah City

During an early morning raid into Ramallah City, Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, a print shop and confiscated the equipment, sparking locals to resist. Eyewitnesses said that local Palestinianā€™s opposed the incursion, and hurled stones at the invading soldiers who fired rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters at the civilians. Fawwaz […]

06 Dec
1:21

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, during violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted Ahmad Kamal Abu Alia, Ramzi Abu Alia, […]

05 Dec
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians, including children and former political prisoner, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians, […]

05 Dec
10:34

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah

December 5, 2018 10:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Deir Nitham village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians. Media sources said several armored military jeeps invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and interrogated a few Palestinians. They added […]

05 Dec
4:14

West Bank EU Missions Condemn Death Sentences Issued in Gaza

As the West Bank Palestinian Cabinet welcomes the adoption five new UN resolutions in favor of the Palestinian people, the European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah, Tuesday, condemned the death sentences issued in the Gaza Strip, on Monday, against six Palestinians convicted of […]

03 Dec
12:17

Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers invaded several towns in the governorate, and violently searched many homes, causing damage. They added that the soldiers abducted […]

30 Nov
9:36

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal annexation wall and colonies in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters marched from the center of the village, carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting for liberation, independence, the release of all detainees and […]

29 Nov
9:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least six Palestinians, including two former political prisoners, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes at dawn, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in central West […]

26 Nov
10:05

Including A Woman And A Journalist, Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Ramallah

November 26, 2018 10:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday ay dawn, five Palestinians, including one woman and a journalist, in several parts of Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the governorate, and interrogated scores of Palestinians, […]

26 Nov
9:24

Israeli Forces Abduct More Than 45 Palestinians in Ramallah, Hebron, and Jerusalem

Israeli forces stepped up their daily campaigns of abducting Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, Monday, by abducting more than 45 citizens. Among those detained in Occupied east Jerusalem were twenty members of the Fatah movement, as well as former prisoners. The aforementioned abductees also had their homes ravaged during […]

26 Nov
6:11

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Ramallah

November 26, 2018 6:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked dozens of protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers fired many gas bombs at protesters, and many surrounding […]

26 Nov
3:47

Settlers Raid and Vandalize Ramallah Village

Israeli settlers, last night, punctured the tires of three Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray-painted racist graffiti on walls after raiding the village of al-Mughayyer, to the north of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Local witnesses told WAFA that settlers from the illegal IsraeliĀ  settlement of Adei-AdĀ punctured the tires of three […]

25 Nov
8:24

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, ten Palestinians, including the governor of Jerusalem and several children, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said many soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Jerusalem Governor, Adnan Gheith, in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, before abducting […]

24 Nov
11:23

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Dozens Of Trees Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Saturday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the Seder area, in Turmus Ayya village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and uprooted dozens of olive trees. The colonists invaded the Palestinian orchard and cut the trees although the land is […]

23 Nov
2:50

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy near the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Israeli media sources said the Palestinians, 17 years of age, reportedly ā€œcarried Molotov cocktails which he intended to throw at the soldiers manning the terminal.ā€ They added that the soldiers then detained the […]

22 Nov
3:10

Administrative Detention Extended for 23 Palestinians

Israel’s Ofer military court, near Ramallah, on Wednesday, extended the administrative detention of 23 Palestinian prisoners, according to Maā€™an NewsĀ  Agency. The extensions ranged from two to six months, with nine of the prisoners having their sentence prolonged for 6 more months. A prisoner held under administrative detention has not […]

21 Nov
11:33

Army Abducts A Legislator In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian Legislative Council Member, from his home in the al-Biereh City, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said many army jeeps invaded the city, before surrounding the home of legislator Ahmad ā€˜Attoun, and abducted […]

19 Nov
12:06

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians in The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-two Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes. It also said the soldiers caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation […]

19 Nov
9:41

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Inure Four, One Seriously, In Ramallah

November 19, 2018 9:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, many communities in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted three young men. The soldiers also shot four Palestinians, one seriously, on Sunday at night. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Mazraā€™a al-Gharbiyya village, […]

16 Nov
9:04

Palestinian Suffers Severe Face Injury during Ras Karkar Protest

Israeli forces suppressed Palestinians and activists protesting near the village of Ras Karkar, west of Ramallah, in the occupied central West Bank, on Friday, against the Israeli plan to seize hundreds of dunams of land in the area. Locals reported, according to Ma’an, that Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets […]

16 Nov
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession in Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources […]

16 Nov
2:00

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, local and international nonviolent protesters on Palestinian lands, in Jabal ar-Reesan Mountain, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens to suffer the effects of […]

12 Nov
7:13

Entrance to Ramallah Village Sealed by Israeli Forces

November 12, 2018 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, shut down the entrance to the village of Deir Abu-Meshā€™al, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, said the villageā€™s mayor. Fawwaz Bargouti said, according to WAFA correspondence, that an Israeli army patrol blocked the villageā€™s main entrance, banning entry and exit of local […]

11 Nov
3:47

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered Two Weeks Ago Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Ramallah, in central West Bank, has reported that a young man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered two weeks earlier, when Israeli soldiers fired live rounds at Palestinians, protesting the illegal annexation of their lands, near Ramallah. The Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Shreiteh, […]

09 Nov
3:07

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters in Bilā€™in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. Media sources said the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer the […]

09 Nov
2:18

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Abducts Three And Attacks Ambulance near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians while praying on lands Israel intends to illegally annex in Jabal ar-Reesan, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many of them, including a medic, and abducted three. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Fares Nasser, Mohammad Manthoum, and a […]

08 Nov
9:48

Report: Economic Disengagement and National Development in Palestine

by Dr. Mohammad Mustafa ā€“ Chairman of Palestine Investment Fund Given the political deadlock we have reached, the Palestinian leadership is in the process of reviewing the framework governing our relationship with Israel. The notion of economic disengagement from Israel is top of mind for the Palestinian leadership; and with […]

07 Nov
12:32

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours, Wednesday, at least eleven Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Alaā€™ Yousef […]

07 Nov
4:32

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Including A Legislator, Injures Several Others, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a legislator, and injured at least nine Palestinians, in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted Palestinian legislative Council member and former political prisoner, Mohammad Abu […]

05 Nov
8:04

Hundreds of Dunams of Palestinian Land under Threat of Seizure in West Bank

Israeli authorities, Monday, notifiedĀ Palestinians in Khilet Makhoul, a locale in the northern Jordan Valley, of their intentions to seizeĀ around 356 dunams of land, according to local activist Aref Daraghmeh, WAFA news agency reported. Occupation forces, on Monday, seized 155 dunams of land from areas in Al-Lubban village, near Ramallah, northern […]

05 Nov
9:42

Soldiers Abduct A Young Man in Jerusalem, Two In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Matar neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a young man from his home. The soldiers also detained two young men at the Qalandia terminal, north of Jerusalem, and released them a few hours later, in addition to abducting two young […]

04 Nov
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ahmad al-Awawda, 21, from the al-Burj town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of […]

03 Nov
2:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers attacked many locals, and international peace activists, marching against the illegal Annexation […]

31 Oct
1:34

Erekat: ā€œTrump And Netanyahu Continue To Act On Destroying Peaceā€

The Secretary of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated that U.S. President Donald Trump, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, are ongoing with their politics to destroy the two-state solution, and replace it with their own facts on the ground, in violation of International Law. His statement came […]

30 Oct
5:36

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home in Jerusalem, Seize Lands in Ramallah

Israeli occupation bulldozers, on Monday, demolished a Palestinian owned home in Anata village,Ā  northeast of Jerusalem, and confiscated hundreds of dunams of land in Budrus village, to the west of Ramallah. Soldiers demolished a homeĀ owned by Saleh Fheidat, in Anata village,Ā under the pretext of building without a permit. According to […]

29 Oct
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn at least twenty-two Palestinians, including two sisters, ages 14 and 15, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded many governorates in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched […]

27 Oct
12:07

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters In Bilā€™in And Niā€™lin, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian and international peace activists, marching against the illegal occupation, the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in and Niā€™lin villages, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the soldiers caused many locals and international […]

26 Oct
7:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Ramallah

October 26, 2018 7:56 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-Mazraā€™a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinians and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps […]

26 Oct
1:14

Khalida Jarrar’s Administrative Detention Renewed

October 26, 2018 1:14 AM Ali Salam News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian parliament member Khalida Jarrar, has been in prison since July 2 of 2017, and her sentence has been extended by four additional months, a Maan reporter posted a copy of the renewal order. Jarrar was initially detained in 2015, spent 14 months in Israeli prison, and spent a year […]

23 Oct
12:49

PPS: ā€œArmy Abducts 15 Palestinians, Including Children And One Woman, In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Tuesday morning, fifteen Palestinians, including children, and one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted one woman, identified as Islam Oweida, 25, while visiting her imprisoned husband Abdullah Obeyyat, while Abdullahā€™s brother, Hussein Obeyyat, 17, was abducted from his […]

23 Oct
11:17

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including A Child, In Hebron, Ramallah And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday a night and Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including one child, from their homes in Hebron, Ramallah, and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers […]

22 Oct
11:45

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

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, sixteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched dozens of homes. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched several homes and abducted Mohammad al-Halabi, and Walid Suleiman Rabeaā€™, […]

22 Oct
1:02

Legislator Jarrar Receives Another Administrative Detention Order For Three Months

The Israeli Authorities renewed, Sunday, the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against Palestinian legislator, Khaleda Jarrar, for three more months, for the fourth consecutive time. The Palestinian Ministry of Womenā€™s Affairs issued a statement strongly denouncing the continued imprisonment of Jarrar, holding her captive under arbitrary orders without charges or trial. […]

19 Oct
8:34

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian In Al-Biereh

October 19, 2018 8:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers seriously injured, Friday, a young Palestinian man after shooting him with live fire in the chest, in Jabal at-Taweel area, east of al-Biereh city in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man is in a very serious condition, due to a gunshot wound to the chest, […]

19 Oct
7:58

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Nonviolent Protesters In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several protesters during the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters, causing dozens to suffer […]

08 Oct
11:42

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians in the West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes across the West Bank, and violently searched them before abducting the twelve Palestinians, including the Fairouz Naā€™alwa, the sister of […]