Category Archives: Salfit

28 Nov
1:52

Soldiers Uproot 30 Trees, Demolish 150 Walls And Wells, In Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the al-Jawareesh area, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, before uprooting 30 olive trees, in addition to demolishing 150 sustaining walls and several water wells. The Palestinian Agriculture Ministry said the soldiers uprooted the trees, and carried the demolitions out without prior notice. […]

26 Nov
9:27

ISM Report: Land Confiscations by the Israeli Army in Salfit and Qalqilia Area

photo: Israeli plan for the renewed confiscation of lands around Alei Zahav illegal settlement. The Israeli Occupation Forces has recently announced a new sequence of land seizures in eleven villages in Salfit District and three in the Qalqila area of Occupied Palestine. The total amount of land being confiscated, for […]

23 Nov
7:22

Illegal Israeli Settlers Torch Palestinian Vehicles, Vandalize Vehicles and Homes

According to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA), 50 Palestinian vehicles were vandalized in the latest series of Israeli settler attacks in the West Bank district of Salfit. Mayor of Kufur Ad-Dik, Ibrahim Issa Ad-Dik stated that a group of Israeli settlers sneaked their way into the Palestinian village, […]

20 Nov
6:14

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the city, […]

18 Nov
2:29

Israel to Seize Land in Salfit for Settlement Expansion

The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) announced its intent to seize hundreds of dunams of Palestinian land in Salfit province, in the central occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local official Ghassan Daghlas, said that the IOA recently delivered notices to Palestinian municipal councils in Salfit province informing them […]

14 Nov
11:37

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

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Thursday at dawn, into Qarawat Bani Hassan village, west of Salfit in central West Bank, before writing racist graffiti on a few walls, including a mosque, and punctured the tires of at least 30 cars. Tamer Rayyan, the head of Qarawat Bani […]

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 […]

10 Nov
9:19

Settlers Chop 118 Olive Trees

At dawn, on Sunday,Israeli settlers  destroyed dozens of Palestinian-owned olive trees in Yasuf and al-Sawiya villages, in the occupied West Bank districts of Salfit and Nablus. Anti-settlement activist Ghassan Daghlas said that Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Rahalim chopped off about 60 olive trees in al-Sawiya village. Head […]

01 Nov
3:51

Illegal Colonists Steel A Donkey Near Salfit

Several illegal Israeli colonists invaded, on Friday morning, a Palestinian orchard in Yasuf village, east of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and stole a donkey, blankets and olive picking tools. Eyewitnesses said the Israeli assailants came from Taffuh illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands, owned by […]

31 Oct
11:37

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Palestinian Farmers From Entering Their Orchards In Salfit

Israeli soldiers prevented, Friday, dozens of Palestinians from entering their orchards to pick their olive trees, isolated behind the illegal Annexation Wall, near Ariel colony, which was built on Palestinian lands in Salfit, in central West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers prevented the Palestinians from entering their orchards from […]

29 Oct
2:20

Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and abducted Ashraf al-‘Ajjouri, Samer al-‘Ajjouri, and Bashar […]

29 Oct
1:17

Israeli Settlers Attack Civilian Homes in Central West Bank

Israeli settlers today attacked Palestinian homes with rocks in the village of Kifl Haris, to the north of the occupied central West Bank city of Salfit, local sources told The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). Dozens of illegal, colonialist settlers reportedly snuck into the village and threw rocks at […]

29 Oct
1:15

600 Settlers Storm West Bank Town Under Military Protection

Hundreds of illegal settlers stormed the town of Kifl Haris north of the central West bank city of Salfit, Monday morning, PNN reported. Under strict Israeli military protection, the colonists performed Talmudic rituals near a historical shrine. “0404” Hebrew website stated that the settlers broke into the town after the […]

27 Oct
9:27

Farmers Denied Entry to Their Land Behind Israeli Apartheid Wall

Israeli occupation forces today prevented Palestinian farmers from accessing their own groves located on the other side of the Israeli segregation barrier near the central West Bank town of Salfit, local sources told WAFA. Ibrahim Hamad, director of the Salfit Directorate of Agriculture, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers manning one […]

27 Oct
5:43

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Family, Solidarity Activists, Picking Olive Trees Near Salfit

A group of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday evening, a family and several international solidarity activists, on a Palestinian olive orchard in Kafr ed-Deek town, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit. Palestinian farmer, Mohammad Taha, told the Maan News Agency that he, along with his wife […]

13 Oct
12:00

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Write Racist Graffiti In Salfit

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Sunday at dawn, into Marda Palestinian village, north of Salfit in central West Bank, and punctured the tires of many Palestinian cars in addition to writing racist graffiti. Deputy-head of Marda Local Council, Dr. Monif al-Khoffash, said the colonists wrote […]

07 Oct
8:44

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 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 from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes across the West Bank, causing property damage, and questioned […]

06 Oct
8:17

WAFA: “Fanatic settlers slash tires, spray racist graffiti near Salfit”

Salfit, Sunday, October 06, 2019 (WAFA) – Extremist Israeli settlers slashed, on Saturday at night, the tires of 13 Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray-painted racist slogans in the village of Qira, to the north of the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, according to local sources. Aisha Nimr, head of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

15 Sep
12:55

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in the West Bank and interrogated the Palestinians while […]

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 […]

22 Aug
5:01

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

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

28 Jul
12:52

Israeli Settlers Destroy Olive Trees in Northern West Bank

Israeli settlers destroyed 80 olive trees belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of Yasouf, east of the northern West Bank city of Salfit, today reported Yasouf mayor, Khaled Abbieh. He told WAFA that the land where the trees were cut down is located near the illegal Israeli settlement of […]

25 Jul
12:29

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Structures In Salfit

July 25, 2019 12:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Thursday morning, several commercial structures in Hares village, west of Salfit, in central West Bank. The soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers, invaded the village and demolished a car wash facility and a carpentry workshop, in addition to destroying a 200 square/meter recently constructed concrete foundation, owned […]

18 Jul
5:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin And Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Jenin and Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the city, before storming and ransacking a local shop, […]

16 Jul
4:26

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

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

02 Jul
6:14

Israel to Authorize 2.000 West Bank Settlement Units

The Israeli district court of occupied Jerusalem has approved a plan to legalize 2.000 unauthorized settlement units in West Bank, according to Al Ray. Haartez Israeli daily explained in a report, on Sunday, that Israeli occupation authorities seek to legalize about 40 unauthorized settlement units in the Eli Zahav settlement, […]

19 Jun
1:03

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians Near Salfit

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists invaded, on Wednesday morning, Kifl Hares village, north of Salfit city in central West Bank, and attacked several Palestinians and their homes. Essam Abu Ya’coub, the mayor of Kifl Hares, said more than 10 illegal colonists invaded the village, before assaulting many homes […]

18 Jun
10:48

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti In Deir Istiya

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, into Deir Istiya town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Salfit, punctures the tires of 23 Palestinian cars and trucks, and wrote racist graffiti. Sa’id Zeidan, the Mayor of Deir Istiya, said the assaulted invaded the […]

10 Jun
7:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, including a woman, a father and his son, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, in several parts of the occupied West […]

28 May
1:10

Israeli Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians, after the army invaded and searched many homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the […]

17 May
12:52

Illegal Israeli Colonists Burn Palestinian Farmlands Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in ‘Aseera al-Qibliya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and burnt them. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said more than 60 illegal colonists invaded […]

17 May
10:56

Israeli Court Convicts Mother Of Slain Palestinian

An Israeli military court convicted, Thursday, Wafa’ Na’alwa, for what it alleged “her failure to prevent her son from carrying out a deadly shooting attack.” The court claimed that Wafa’ “knew of her son’s intention to carry the shooting attack out,” in Burkan Colony, near Salfit, in the West Bank. […]

07 May
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, in addition to invading the az-Zawiya village, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and confiscated a car near Bethlehem. Media sources in Qalqilia said […]

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 […]

-Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested on Wednesday four youths, including a cancer patient, from Beit Jala and Aida and Al-Izzah refugee camps in Bethlehem.. According to security sources, "Wafa", the Israeli occupation forces arrested Nawaf Ismail al-Qaisi (45 years), from Al-Azza refugee camp north of Bethlehem, a patient with cancer, and Mohammed Nader Jawarish (17 years) from the tables in the city of Beit Jala, and Mohammed Hamdi al-Masa'id, Ashraf al-Sheikh from Aida camp, after they raided and searched their homes. ـــ
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, […]

Israeli night raid (archive image)
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 […]

Israeli night raid (archive image)
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 […]