Category Archives: Salfit

24 Apr
6:20

Army Demolishes Home Of Slain Palestinian Near Salfit

April 24, 2019 6:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday at dawn, the family home of Omar Abu Laila, in the az-Zawiya town, west of Salfit, in Central West Bank. Media sources said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers, invaded az-Zawiya, late at night, Tuesday, and headed towards the home. They added that the […]

11 Apr
1:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least fourteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, and continued the closure imposed on Azzoun town, near Qalqilia, for the fourteenth day, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Ramallah governorate, […]

11 Apr
10:11

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes in Salfit governorate, in central West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that several army jeeps invaded Bruqin village, west of Salfit, and abducted Maher Zoheir Samara. It added that the soldiers also invaded and searched […]

28 Mar
12:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least nineteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians […]

26 Mar
9:26

Israeli Army To Demolish Family Home Of Slain Palestinian

March 26, 2019 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of az-Zawiya, west of Salfit in central West Bank, and stormed the family home of a slain young Palestinian man, before handing his parents a demolition order targeting their property. Media sources in Salfit said the soldiers handed the […]

19 Mar
5:22

Armed Settlers Organize, Set Up Tent North of Salfit

Extremist settlers, early Monday early morning, erected a large tent on the Kafl Haris roundabout, to the north of Salfit, following a shooting that took place near the Ariel settlement, killing what is now reported to be a total of three soldiers. According to local PNN sources, large numbers of […]

18 Mar
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including one lawyer and one child, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in […]

18 Mar
5:34

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Abduct Two Others, Near Salfit”

March 18, 2019 5:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, two young Palestinian men, and shot two others, during ongoing military invasions carried out by the army in the az-Zawiya, Bruqin and Kafr ed-Deek towns, west of Salfit, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes in the […]

Site of Ariel Junction attack (image from Israeli military Twitter feed)
18 Mar
5:14

Update: Two Israeli Soldiers Killed in West Bank Attack

Two Israelis were killed – one a soldier, the other a Rabbi, and two other Israelis were wounded on Sunday morning, in a shooting near the settlement of Ariel in Salfit, in the northern West Bank. The Rabbi who was killed was identified as Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger, 47. The soldier who […]

13 Mar
12:57

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian, Injure 40, In Salfit

March 13, 2019 12:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the central West Bank city of Salfit, and fired dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasion, killing a young man, and wounding more than 40 others. Media sources said the soldiers shot and killed Mohammad Jamil Shahin, 23, […]

11 Mar
11:56

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians, Bars Woman From Visiting Detained Sons

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, ten Palestinians in the West Bank, including an employee of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, in occupied Jerusalem, and issued orders denying a Palestinian woman the right to visit with her detained sons. The PPS office in Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, said the […]

04 Mar
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Carwash Facility, Two Sheds, Near Salfit

March 4, 2019 10:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the western area of Hares village, west of Salfit in central West Bank, before demolishing a carwash facility and two sheds. The soldiers invaded an area at the western junction of Hares village, before demolishing the structures, owned by Hasan Saleh Suleiman. Fadi, the son of […]

26 Feb
12:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscate His Road Roller, Near Salfit

February 26, 2019 12:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a Palestinian man and confiscated his road roller, while he was doing work for the Ministry of Agriculture to rehabilitate and prepare agricultural roads in the northern area of Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit in the occupied West Bank. Engineer Ibrahim al-Hamad, the director of […]

25 Feb
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. PPS stated that the soldiers conducted extensive and very violent of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, while inspecting their ID cards. […]

14 Feb
8:54

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Salfit

A number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Thursday at dawn, into Iskaka Palestinian village, east of Salfit city in central West Bank, wrote racist graffiti and punctures tires of several cars. Abdul-Qader Abu Hakma, the head of Iskaka village council, said the colonists wrote anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian racist graffiti […]

12 Feb
1:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and abducted Ashraf Mohammad al-Qaisi, […]

31 Jan
9:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians during violent invasions and searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, and confiscated thousands of Shekels in Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Israeli army claimed its soldiers located a Carlo rifle in Qabalan town, […]

27 Jan
5:25

Settler Attacks Palestinians With Axe

A Palestinian father and his son were lightly injured on Saturday evening, after an Israeli settler attacked them with an axe, near the village of Deir Estya, to the north of Salfit,  occupied West Bank, according to a local source. Saeed Zaidan, mayor of the village, told WAFA that a […]

24 Jan
11:01

New Evidence in Case of Palestinian Mother Stoned to Death by Right-Wing Israelis

Israeli authorities on Wednesday released new information about the death of Aisha al-Rabi, who was killed by a mob of right-wing Israelis in October 2018, stating that they had found DNA of the central suspect in the case on the rock that caused her death. Of the five right-wing Israeli […]

21 Jan
11:04

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

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

Israeli night invasion (archive image)
01 Jan
2:14

32 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in New Year’s Night Raids

In the latest set of abductions through invasion of Palestinian areas, a nightly occurrence in the West Bank and Jerusalem, Israeli forces took 32 Palestinians from their beds in pre-dawn raids New Year’s morning. According to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), the invasions occurred in the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Shoefat, […]

19 Dec
12:02

Illegal Israeli Settlers Raid, Vandalize Village in West Bank

Illegal Israeli settlers, Tuesday, raided the village of Yasouf, near the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, adjacent to the illegal settlement of Ariel, witnesses told WAFA. The colonialist settlers spray-painted provocative and inflammatory language on the village’s mosque, and slashed tires on Palestinian owned vehicles. The words spray painted […]

08 Dec
10:53

Insidious Colonial Strategy

12/07/18 International Solidarity Movement In the area of Salfit, harassment by settlers is a regular occurrence. They come to the villages, often late at night, to graffiti messages of hatred, and also vandalize cars and property. New settlements are being established frequently and are rapidly expanding. Farris is a university […]

05 Dec
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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
9:47

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Salfit

December 5, 2018 9:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Salfit city, and nearby Iskaka town and Qarawat Bani Hassan village, in Central West Bank, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. In Salfit city, the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods, searched homes, and abducted Aziz Fattash. The soldiers also abducted a […]

04 Dec
1:02

PPS: “Army Abducts 24 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Tuesday, twenty-four Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes in various parts of the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting […]

04 Dec
10:51

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Five Structures In Salfit

December 4, 2018 10:51 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the western area of Hares village, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and demolished five agricultural and commercial structures. Resident Mohammad Suleiman said dozens of soldiers invaded the village at dawn, before using their armored military bulldozers in demolishing the five […]

19 Nov
12:06

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians in The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 […]

09 Nov
12:00

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Kafr ed-Deek town, west of Salfit in Central West Bank, punctured tires of several parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Tubas said the assailants punctured the tires of several cars, before writing racist anti-Palestinian graffiti […]

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 […]

25 Oct
8:50

“They take everything.”: Bruqin Farmer during 2018 Olive Harvest

10/22/18 |International Solidarity Movement | Bruqin ISM volunteers spent the day harvesting olives with farmers in Bruqin village, a day that began with Israeli soldiers confronting the farmer and his family and ordering them to leave their land no later than 5 p.m.  Since the harvest workday typically concludes around […]

22 Oct
11:45

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ 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 Rabea’, […]

22 Oct
8:22

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti Near Salfit

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Marda, in the West Bank governorate of Salfit, punctured tires of parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Bassam Ebdah, the deputy-head of Marda Village Council, said the colonists infiltrated into the village, and wrote […]

15 Oct
3:10

Updated: “Palestinian, Who Was Killed In Alleged Stabbing Attempt, Identified”

The Palestinian, who was killed by Israeli soldiers near an illegal colony, north of Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, Monday, has been identified as Elias Saleh Yassin, 22, from Biddya village, west of Salfit. The Palestinian was shot dead by soldiers stationed at the “Gitai” Junction, close to Ariel […]

13 Oct
2:41

Palestinian Woman Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers

A group of Israeli paramilitary settlers attacked a Palestinian couple south of Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, on Friday, killing the woman and injuring her husband. Aisha Mohammed Talal al-Rabi, 47, was riding in a car with her husband near the Za’tara roadblock,  south of Nablus, […]

11 Oct
4:10

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Jenin

October 11, 2018 4:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night, a former political prisoner from Jenin refugee camp, after ambushing him near Ya’bad town, south of Jenin city, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the undercover soldiers ambushed Tha’er Ahmad Jaradat, 35, near Ya’bad town, and abducted him, after repeatedly beating him […]

09 Oct
2:31

Israeli Colonists Uproot 39 Trees Near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonist settlers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands in Bruqin village, west of Salfit in northeastern West Bank, and uprooted 39 olive and almond trees owned by a Palestinian farmer. Bashir Salama, the head of Bruqin Local Council, said the Israeli assailants invaded lands, […]

09 Oct
9:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Family Members Of Burkan Shooter

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, the mother and two sisters of Ashraf Na’alwa, the Palestinian who fatally shot two Israeli settlers, and wounded a third, in the Industrial Zone of Barkan colony, which was illegally built on Palestinian lands in Salfit governorate, in the West Bank. The army […]

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 Na’alwa, the sister of […]

04 Oct
11:48

PPS: “Army Abducts Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including one journalist, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers abducted the Palestinians during invasions into many communities, and violent searches of homes and property. The […]

15 Aug
2:35

Colonialist Settler Injures A Farmer; Soldiers Prevent Palestinians From Entering Their Lands In Salfit

An Israeli guard of the illegal Ariel colony attacked and injured, on Wednesday afternoon, a Palestinian farmer, while Israeli soldiers prevented several others from entering their lands, in Kifl Haris village, north of Salfit, in northwestern West Bank. Media sources said the farmer suffered various cuts and bruises, and was […]

07 Aug
9:01

Updated: Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes and property. The soldiers searched and ransacked at least seven homes Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, and interrogated many […]

19 Jul
6:57

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 350 Trees Near Salfit

Israeli soldiers uprooted, Wednesday, dozens of olive, almond and fig trees owned by a Palestinian villager from Deir Ballout, west of the northwestern West Bank city of Salfit, bringing the number of uprooted trees to approximately 350 in less than 72 hours. The uprooted trees were in a Palestinian agricultural […]

12 Jul
1:53

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasions, […]

10 Jul
2:26

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted at least sixteen. The […]

09 Jul
12:12

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes in several governorates of the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians. Media sources said […]

04 Jul
7:51

Farmers Denied Access to Lands East of Salfit

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, denied Palestinian farmers from Iskaka village, east of Salfit, access to their farmlands, adjacent to the illegal Ariel settlement, said a local council source. Head of Iskaka village council, Abdul-Qader Abu Hakma, said that a group of farmers from the village were denied access to their […]

28 Jun
1:29

Israeli Colonizers Start The Construction Of New Outpost Near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers started, Thursday, the construction of a new colonialist outpost on Palestinian lands, in Qana Valley area, west of Deir Istiya town, north of Salfit in Central West Bank. The Mayor of Salfit, Sa’id Zidan, said the so-called Civil Administration Office, run by the army […]

28 Jun
11:08

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twenty Palestinians, including one woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank and summoned a young woman for interrogation. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, […]

11 Jun
11:11

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Salfit, Injure One

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a father and his son, in Bethlehem and Salfit governorates, in the occupied West Bank, and injured a young man. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Saff Street, in the center of […]

29 May
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Qalqilia, Salfit And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six young Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Salfit and Bethlehem, and injured a recovering patient after assaulting him in his home. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in northern […]

17 May
2:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in several parts of the occupied West Bank, violently searched homes and abducted fourteen Palestinians, including a legislator.  Dozens of soldiers invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted Ahmad Jalal […]

09 May
10:18

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also caused fire in olive orchards and wheat fields. Media sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied […]

08 May
10:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including former political prisoners and one child, in addition to confiscating one car and cash. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Askar […]

07 May
9:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, after the army invaded and searched them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli invasions targeted dozens of communities in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Salfit, Jenin and Nablus, before […]

04 May
11:17

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, at least five Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Nablus office of the PPS said the soldiers searched homes in the city, and Askar refugee camp, and abducted Mohammad […]

03 May
7:57

Settlers Bulldoze Salfit Lands to Expand Settlement

Israeli settler bulldozers, on Thursday morning, have razed the lands of  Kafr El Deek town in Salfit, northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses confirmed that the bulldozers leveled lands west of Kafr El Deek, west of Salfit, in order to expand the settlement of “Aleh Zahav”, adding that they were used for […]

23 Apr
9:57

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least twenty-three Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including nine who were abducted in Jerusalem. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes […]

17 Apr
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including a senior political leader of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), during extensive and violent searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also distributed leaflets in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, […]

03 Apr
12:26

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night until morning hours Tuesday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, after breaking into them and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In a press release, the PPS said the soldiers abducted […]

03 Apr
10:20

Army Kills A Palestinian Near Salfit

April 3, 2018 10:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday morning, a young Palestinian man near the junction of Ariel illegal colony, north of Salfit, in northwestern West Bank. The army initially claimed the Palestinian reportedly “attempted to ram soldiers and settlers with his car,” but later revealed that the driver was driving a stolen […]

02 Apr
1:59

Soldiers Attack Palestinians Planting Trees, Near Salfit, Injure One

Israeli soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force, Sunday, against Palestinians planning trees on their lands in Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit, in northeastern West Bank, causing several injuries, during a nonviolent activity aimed at Planting trees on lands threatened by Israel’s illegal construction of expansion of its […]

29 Mar
10:14

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirty-One Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted on late at night, Wednesday, and on Thursday at dawn, thirty one Palestinians from their homes, after the soldiers invaded and violently searched them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. One of the abducted Palestinians, identified as Tha’er […]

18 Mar
1:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the city, and abducted four children, identified as Mohammad Yousef Obeid, […]

09 Mar
4:21

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

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

07 Mar
11:27

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

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

23 Feb
11:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a child in addition to the father and the wife of a political prisoner, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers searched a few homes, interrogated Palestinians, and abducted Mohammad Shalabi. Many army jeeps […]

22 Feb
8:34

Palestinians Kept Indoors as Jewish Settlers Storm West Bank Village

The Israeli army forced Palestinians, in the village Kufl Haris, near Salfit, in the north of the West Bank, to stay indoors on Wednesday night, to make it possible for Jewish extremists to storm the village and perform rituals there, according to residents. They told WAFA that the army raided […]

22 Feb
12:53

Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Thursday at dawn, twenty Palestinians during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Wajeeh Zoheir Awwad, 25, from his home in […]

22 Feb
3:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man, and assaulted another, after the army invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of soldiers gathered at the main entrance of the town, and attacked Palestinian protesters with live fire, rubber-coated […]

18 Feb
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jenin, Salfit And Jerusalem, Briefly Detain 14 In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, one Palestinian near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, three others north of Salfit, in central West Bank, and a young woman in occupied Jerusalem, in addition to briefly detaining fourteen others in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said […]

12 Feb
11:10

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians, during massive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded […]

06 Feb
1:01

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours, Tuesday, eighteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers broke into and ransacked many homes in various communities in the West Bank, and […]

06 Feb
9:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin and Salfit governorates, in the occupied West Bank, and confiscated a laptop from the home of a former political prisoner in Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers […]

05 Feb
9:55

Israeli Soldiers Conduct Wide-scale Search in Salfit following Settler Stabbing Death

On Monday, Israeli forces carried out a wide-scale search campaign in several villages and towns located to the north of Salfit, blocked roads and declared these areas to be closed military zones following the killing of an Israeli colonist settler near the Israeli settlement of Ariel, according to local sources. […]

01 Feb
8:53

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded and violently searched homes […]

Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers in Al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Hebron, December 31, 2017. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)
30 Jan
11:22

As Long as Occupation Exists, Soldiers Will Continue to Speak Out

We must make our voices heard sharply and clearly, so that every person who served in the occupied territories will know that speaking out is not merely an option — it is a moral duty. By Avner Gvaryahu Like many who served alongside me, I preferred to remain silent. I […]

24 Jan
9:56

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman and a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, including one woman and a child, in […]

24 Jan
9:53

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron, One In Salfit And One In Bethlehem

January 24, 2018 9:53 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a woman, in several parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, in addition to one in Salfit, in northwest West Bank, and one in Bethlehem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS […]

22 Jan
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In The West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a legislator, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched homes in Kafr Malek and Kharbatha al-Misbah […]

09 Jan
12:25

Army Abducts At Least Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, massive invasions into homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and abducted at least thirteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Qusra village, […]

03 Jan
2:04

Israel Approves Hundreds Of Colonialist Units Near Salfit

Israeli “Housing and Construction Minister,” Yuav Galant, stated that his ministry and the government, headed by Benjamin Netanyahu, have presented plans for expanding Ariel illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands, near Salfit, in the occupied West Bank. The plan aims at building hundreds of units in Ariel, in addition to […]

26 Dec
12:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Tulkarem, Salfit And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including siblings, after invading and ransacking their homes, in the West Bank governorates of Tulkarem, Salfit and Bethlehem. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and […]

24 Dec
12:02

Army Abduct A Family Near Salfit

December 24, 2017 12:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Saturday at night, Hares village, west of Salfit in central West Bank, detained an entire family, and later released the mother and one of her children after forcing them to pay bail, but refused to release the father and two children. Media sources in Salfit […]

18 Dec
10:48

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, at least nine Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, while large groups of soldiers and colonists invaded the yards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and archeological sites in Kifl Hares, near Salfit, in northwestern West Bank. The Hebron office of […]

16 Dec
2:55

Wounded Child Remains In A Coma In A Serious Condition

December 16, 2017 2:55 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Saturday, that a wounded child, remains in a coma, in a life-threatening condition at an Israeli hospital, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live rounds in the face. The PPS said the child, Hamed Omar al-Masri, 14, is currently at the Intensive Care […]

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after “attempted to […]

11 Dec
12:09

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinians Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at night and throughout dawn hours Monday, at least twenty-five Palestinians, during violent and extensive military invasions and searched of homes, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted Khalil Taha […]

08 Nov
11:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and early morning hours Wednesday, eleven Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated cash from a home in Bethlehem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of Ramallah governorate, in central West […]

08 Nov
11:02

Israeli Colonist Rams Child With His Car Near Salfit

An Israeli colonist rammed, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian child with his car, near Salfit in central West Bank, and fled the scene. Medical sources said the child, identified as Yamen Mustafa Soufi, 8, from Hares village, suffered moderate but stable wounds, and was moved to an Israeli hospital. The […]

30 Oct
12:56

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinians Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, twenty-three Palestinians, including one woman, after invading and violently searching their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS office in Tulkarem governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted nine […]

30 Oct
11:25

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Monday morning, many Palestinian homes in Jerusalem, and Zawiya village, west of Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded homes in al-Fakhouri neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the Old […]

19 Sep
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded many Palestinians areas and searched homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded many […]

15 Aug
12:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Father And His Teenage Daughter In Salfit

August 15, 2017 12:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Monday afternoon, a Palestinian father in the al-Jisir area in Salfit, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted him along with his teenage daughter. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted Yasser Suleiman, causing various cuts and bruises, and prevented Palestinian medics from providing […]

07 Aug
9:34

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus, Abduct Two In Salfit

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men Nablus, and abducted two others in Salfit. Media sources in Nablus said clashes took place after dozens of soldiers, accompanied Israeli settlers’ buses and cars, invaded the eastern area […]

03 Aug
12:02

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least twenty-two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including ten in occupied East Jerusalem, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes, and interrogated several families. In Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers invaded Doura […]

02 Aug
12:38

PPS: “Army Abducts Nineteen Palestinians In the West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Wednesday, nineteen Palestinians, including a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded ‘Aseera […]

29 Jul
10:10

Israeli Army Injures A Palestinian Near Salfit

July 29, 2017 10:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man, while in his own land with his children, in Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers shot Fa’ed Saleh Mousa, 33, with a live round in his left […]

Omar Abdul-Razeq
23 Jul
10:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Including A Legislator, In Salfit And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a legislator, from their homes in Salfit, in central West Bank, and in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Salfit said a large military force invaded the city, before many soldiers invaded the home […]