Category Archives: West Bank

12 Nov
12:24

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem

November 12, 2019 12:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, in Tulkarem city, in northern West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, causing property damage. It added that the soldiers abducted a […]

12 Nov
11:08

Illegal Colonists Write Racist Graffiti, Puncture Tires, Near Nablus

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, into Orif Palestinian village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before writing racist graffiti and puncturing the tires of seven vehicles. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said […]

11 Nov
6:34

Saeb Erekat Calls on the ICC to Investigate Shooting Death of Young Palestinian Man

Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) asked the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, to open a criminal investigation into the systematic and continued war crimes committed by the Israeli occupation authorities against unarmed Palestinian civilians. Erekat, in a […]

11 Nov
6:23

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

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

11 Nov
3:59

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Hebron

November 11, 2019 3:59 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources at the al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron said the soldiers shot Omar Haitham al-Badawi, 22, with a live round in the chest. […]

11 Nov
3:32

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

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

11 Nov
2:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

November 11, 2019 2:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, earlier Monday, two Palestinians with live rounds, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near the main entrances of the al-Fawwar and the al-‘Arroub refugee camps, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers violently attacked Palestinians, […]

Israeli night raid (archive image)
11 Nov
12:16

Israeli Troops Abduct 9 Palestinians; Demolish Two Homes in Pre-Dawn Raids Monday

In early morning raids on Monday, Israeli forces invaded several parts of the West Bank and abducted nine Palestinians. Soldiers also demolished two homes and a barn in East Jerusalem. According to local sources, in Bethlehem, Israeli forces abducted Hamza Emad Al-Kamel, 18, and Mohammad Emad Al-Harimi, 18, after the […]

10 Nov
8:40

Palestinian Farmer’s Land Flooded With Sewage

Israeli occupation forces prevented Palestinians from harvesting their olive crops in the village of Sebastia, northwest of Nablus, WAFA reported. Mayor of Sebastia, Mohammed Azem, said Israeli forces kicked farmers out of their land under the pretext of lacking prior coordination, despite the fact that their lands are located beyond […]

10 Nov
1:05

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Jerusalem

November 10, 2019 1:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Saturday evening, the town of al-‘Isawiya in occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked the Palestinians with gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens of injuries, including among many children. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the invasion was carried out without a […]

10 Nov
12:30

Soldiers Abduct Two Former Political Prisoners Near Hebron

November 10, 2019 12:30 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, early on Sunday morning, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted two former political prisoners. Local sources in Beit Ummar said the soldiers invaded and violently searched a few homes in the town, before abducting the two former political prisoners. […]

10 Nov
11:49

Illegal Colonists Invade Village Near Bethlehem

On Saturday evening, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and attacked several Palestinians, in addition to using fireworks against them, in al-Jab’a village, southeast of Bethlehem. Thiab Masha’la, the head of the al-Jab’a Village Council, […]

10 Nov
11:15

Illegal Colonists Cut And Uproot 60 Olive Trees Near Nablus And Salfit

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Sunday morning, Palestinian orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and near Salfit, in central West Bank, before cutting and uprooting more than 60 olive trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in […]

09 Nov
1:07

Soldiers Force A Palestinian Out Of His Orchard, South Of Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, a Palestinian olive orchard near Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and forced a farmer out of his land. Local sources said many soldiers invaded an olive orchard, before attacking the owner while he was picking his trees, and forced […]

09 Nov
12:46

Soldiers Search Many Homes In Hebron

November 9, 2019 12:46 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before storming and ransacking many homes. Media sources said the soldiers violently searched the homes and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. Owners of some of the invaded homes have been identified as Abdul-Hakim […]

08 Nov
9:13

Opinion: Microsoft Should Not Fund Israeli Spying On Palestinians

Ramzy Baroud – Days of Palestine The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by Kufyias – traditional Palestinian scarves that grew to symbolize Palestinian resistance – is far from being a fashion […]

08 Nov
8:21

Democratic Congressman Criticizes Israel After Visit to West Bank

Following a visit to the occupied West Bank, U.S. Democratic Congressman Andy Levin, earlier this week, criticized Israel for repeatedly demolishing Palestinian homes in a small village that has been rebuilt numerous times, WAFA reported. The trip included a tour of the Susya village, in the southern occupied West Bank, […]

08 Nov
8:01

MADA: 107 Violations Against Media Freedoms in Palestine During October

October 2019 witnessed a significant rise in the number of violations against media freedoms in Palestine, PNN reported. These violations represent double the amount witnessed during September. The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has documented a total of 107 attacks against media freedoms in the West Bank […]

08 Nov
2:48

Soldiers Shoot A Woman, Abduct Her Son, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the al-‘Isawiya town in occupied East Jerusalem, and shot a woman with a rubber-coated steel bullet in her head, before abducting her teenage boy. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (SIlwanic) said the soldiers attacked many Palestinians, who were protesting the invasion into […]

07 Nov
6:41

Israel Approves Controversial Jerusalem Cable Car Plan

Mustafa Abu Sneineh & Sondus Ewies – Middle East Eye Residents and archaeologists decry plan, saying it will promote illegal settlement and ruin the Old City. The skyline of Jerusalem’s ancient Old City is set to be altered dramatically by a “racist” cable car that critics say would blight the […]

07 Nov
12:53

Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians, Including Two Siblings, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including two siblings and one child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many […]

07 Nov
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Take Measurement Of Home In Preparation For Detonating It

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

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

07 Nov
11:19

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

November 7, 2019 11:19 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and abducted two Palestinians, including a teen. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and searched homes, causing damage. They added that […]

07 Nov
12:53

Soldiers Abduct Two Teens, Including One Who Was Shot

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, one Palestinian teenager, and abducted him along with another teen, in Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers ambushed several residents walking in the ath-Thaher area in Beit Ummar, and opened […]

06 Nov
11:08

Lands East of Jerusalem Seized for Settlement Expansion

Israel’s policy of seizing Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem al-Quds has not come to an end but has  gained momentum, over the past years.   Authorities have decided to seize over 50 hectares of private Palestinian lands in the town of Hizma, east of occupied Jerusalem. […]

-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
06 Nov
9:46

Israeli Troops Abduct 4 Palestinians, Including Cancer Patient, from Bethlehem

November 6, 2019 9:46 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Forces invaded the Bethlehem district before dawn on Wednesday and abducted three youth and a 45-year old man suffering from cancer. The attacks took place in Beit Jala town, Aida refugee camp, and al-Izza refugee camp in Bethlehem. Israeli troops invaded the region with multiple armored vehicles and soldiers, […]

05 Nov
9:09

EU: ALL Israeli Settlement Activity is Illegal Under International Law

The European Union (EU), on Tuesday, denounced Israeli plans to build thousands of new housing units as well as opening settlement roads in the occupied West Bank and stressed that all settlement activities are illegal under international law. “In October 2019, Israeli authorities approved the advancement of well over 2,000 […]

04 Nov
10:19

Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Girl In Bethlehem

An Israeli settler driving at high speed ran over, and injured a Palestinian girl, Sunday evening, on a road in Bethlehem, in the southern occupied West Bank. According to local sources, the settler rammed his car into a young girl as she was walking with her brother, along the road, […]

04 Nov
10:02

Opinion – On Jared Kushner’s Palestinophobia

Haidar Eid – Mondoweiss Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s Middle East ‘advisor’ and son-in-law is at it again. In June, he cast doubt about the ability of the Palestinian people to govern themselves. And, as if that was not enough, he made it absolutely clear this week that Israel is not […]

04 Nov
9:50

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

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

04 Nov
9:16

Two Hunger Striking Jordanian Detainees To Be Sent To Amman

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi has reported, Monday, that the two hunger-striking detainees Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul-Rahman Mer’ey, will be released by Israel and sent back to Amman before the end of this week. On his Twitter account, Safadi stated that the Jordanian government, as instructed by King Abdullah, has […]

04 Nov
8:49

Israel Seizes 2500 Dunams of Palestinian Land in West Bank

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

04 Nov
8:08

Illegal Israeli Colonists Flood Orchard With Wastewater In Bethlehem

Several illegal extremist Israeli colonists invaded, Monday, a Palestinian olive orchard, and flooded it with wastewater, in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Thiab Masha’la, the head of al-Jab’a Village Council, said the Israeli assailants came from Beit Ayin illegal colony, which […]

04 Nov
3:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, six Palestinians in the towns of al-‘Ezariya, al-‘Isawiya, and ar-Ram, in occupied East Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Ezariya town, east of Jerusalem, and abducted Amjad Na’im Khatib, after storming his home and searching it. The soldiers also invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, before abducting Mohammad […]

03 Nov
8:09

Of 39 Women Detained In Israeli Jails, 16 are Mothers

The Israeli occupation has 39 women detained in Israeli prisons, held at Damoun prison, with the exception of Jordanian citizen, Heba Al-Labadi, who began a hunger strike 41 days ago, held at Al-Ramlah prison clinic. In addition, wounded Palestinian detainee, Suhair Islamya, is currently held at Shaare Tzedek Hospital, the […]

03 Nov
4:20

Israel Plans to Seize Over 600 Dunams of Land in Nablus and Jerusalem

Israeli occupation authorities ordered, on Saturday, the confiscation of 500 dunams of Palestinian land in the village of Hizma, east of Jerusalem, and 124 dunams in the villages of Majdal Bani Fadel and Douma, south of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank, local sources said. Muslim Abu Heleou, head […]

03 Nov
4:10

Israel Bulldozes Lands To Pave New Segregated Road On Palestinian Lands Near Hebron

November 3, 2019 4:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers and the so-called “Civil Administration Office, the executive branch of Tel Aviv’s occupation of Palestine, has started digging and preparing to pave a new segregated road for illegal colonialist settlers in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Awad, […]

03 Nov
1:42

Army Injures Several Schoolchildren In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, several schoolchildren in the schools’ area, south of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said several army jeeps invaded the Schools’ Area and fired gas bombs at the students who were walking to their educational facilities. The […]

Minister of Jerusalem Affairs
03 Nov
12:56

Palestinian Minister Among Eight Abducted by Israeli Forces in Pre-Dawn Raids Sunday

Updated: The Israeli Minister of Jerusalem Fadi al-Hadmi, was one of eight Palestinians abducted by Israeli forces in pre-dawn raids on Sunday. Israeli troops stormed the neighborhood of Suwwana, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted Fadi al-Hadmi, a Palestinian community leader who is a member of the Palestinian government that has […]

03 Nov
11:32

Leaked Video from Israeli Military Shows Soldier Shooting Unarmed Palestinian with Hands Up

A video taken by an Israeli border patrol officer 18 months ago was released on Israeli television Saturday, and it shows a soldier shooting an unarmed Palestinian with his hands up in a tunnel road in the West Bank. The 26-second clip shows a Palestinian man holding up his hands […]

03 Nov
10:51

Illegal Colonists Pick Palestinian Olive Trees, Steal Produce

In yet another violation, several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, invaded a Palestinian olive orchard, and harvested nearly 300 trees before stealing the produce. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

03 Nov
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Jenin

November 3, 2019 10:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday morning, a young man at the military gate of the illegal Annexation Wall, installed on Palestinian lands in Aneen village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Jenin said the soldiers shot Mohammad Ahmad Jaradat, 32, […]

03 Nov
4:20

Soldiers Attack Solidarity Protest With Hunger Striking Detainees, Abduct Journalist, In Jerusalem

Updated: Israeli soldiers resorted, Saturday, to the excessive use of force against dozens of Palestinians, holding a nonviolent protest in solidarity with the hunger-striking detainees in Israeli prisons, and abducted a journalist, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians who were nonviolent protesting […]

02 Nov
1:33

Soldiers Force Palestinians Out Of Their Olive Orchards In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Palestinian olive orchards between Burin and Huwwara towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and forced the Palestinians out, in addition to threatening them with “binging the settlers to attack them.” Eyewitnesses said the soldiers invaded the orchards near the illegal Yitzhar colony, […]

02 Nov
10:55

Israeli Soldiers Attack School, Abduct A Child And Injure Many, In Jerusalem

November 2, 2019 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday morning, a Palestinian school in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted one child, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation after throwing gas bombs into their school. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Saleh Tawil, in […]

02 Nov
7:10

Israel to establish waste-to-energy plant in settlement of Ma’ale Adumim, unlawfully exploiting Palestinian territory for its own needs

The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights In The Occupied Territories (B’Tselem): Israel to establish waste-to-energy plant in settlement of Ma’ale Adumim, unlawfully exploiting Palestinian territory for its own needs In October 2019, the Israeli government issued a tender for the establishment of its first waste-to-energy plant, at an estimated […]

01 Nov
4:54

Army Injures Many Nonviolent Protesters in Kufur Qaddoum

November 1, 2019 4:54 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West bank city of Qalqilia, wounding many Palestinians and international peace activists. Medical sources said many Palestinians and international suffered the effects of teargas inhalation and received the needed treatment. The soldiers invaded the town […]

01 Nov
4:11

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Teen Near Ramallah

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

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

01 Nov
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 […]

01 Nov
2:24

Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner Near Ramallah

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

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

01 Nov
2:53

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, During Solidarity Activity With Hunger Striking Detainees, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers resorted, on Thursday evening, to the excessive use of force against Palestinians, holding a nonviolent activity in solidarity with hunger-striking detainees, in Bab al-‘Amoud area in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted three, including one lawyer. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians gathered in Bab al-‘Amoud area, carrying posters of […]

31 Oct
3:33

Army Abducts A Human Rights Activist Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, Palestinian human right activist, Aref Daraghma, after stopping him at a military roadblock, while heading to the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official responsible for the Plains bureau in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, said the soldiers, stationed at a […]

31 Oct
1:54

Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including a former Legislative Council member, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, before abducting the twelve […]

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 […]

31 Oct
10:09

Palestinian Woman Prisoner on Hunger Strike for 35 Days Moved to Hospital

According to +972 Magazine, Palestinian and Israeli activists launched a viral campaign on Sunday demanding the release of a Jordanian citizen who has been on hunger strike for the past month after being imprisoned by Israel without trial since August. Hiba al-Labadi, a 24-year-old Palestinian-Jordanian national, was detained by Israeli […]

31 Oct
6:42

Seriously Wounded Palestinian Woman Hooked To Life Support Machines

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that the Palestinian woman, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, on Wednesday morning, is currently in a very critical condition, and is hooked to life support machines at an Israeli hospital. Karim Ajwa, a lawyer of the Committee, said that […]

31 Oct
3:26

Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Palestinian Olive Farmers

Illegal Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers Wednesday, throwing rocks, and injuring at least three harvesters. In the town of Huwwara, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Ghassan Daghlas, a local monitor of settler violence, told WAFA that a group of colonists from the illegal Yitzhar settlement, threw […]

30 Oct
3:13

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

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

30 Oct
11:48

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Home, Barns And Structures In Occupied Jerusalem

October 30, 2019 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home, along with commercial structures, and barns, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers, and officers, invaded the Suwwana neighborhood in Jerusalem, and surrounding a home, owned by Khaled al-Fahham. Silwanic added […]

30 Oct
11:18

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Silwan, One In Al-‘Isawiya, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday evening, eight Palestinians, including one child, in the al-‘Isawiya town, and one in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers assaulted in al-Isawiya several young men with batons and pepper-spray, causing various cuts and bruises. […]

30 Oct
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Woman In Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian woman near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after she allegedly “attempted to stab them.” Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers shot the Palestinian woman and left her bleeding on […]

30 Oct
5:33

UN Official Calls for Upholding Status Quo at Al-Aqsa

United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, today called for upholding the status quo at Al-Haram Al-Sharif compound (Al-Aqsa Mosque) in Jerusalem’s Old City. “I call on all to refrain from provocations that could escalate tensions in and around Jerusalem’s holy sites,” Mladenov said following […]

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
5:02

VIDEO : Israeli Police Pepper Spray Palestinians, Shoot One, Detain Three

Israeli police, Monday, closed the gates to the Old City of Jerusalem following an alleged stabbing attempt, detaining three people, including an elderly man, witnesses told Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). Eyewitnesses reported police shooting into the air, some reported heavy shooting, in addition to pepper spraying people. The […]

28 Oct
1:02

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Wall Of School Near Jenin

October 28, 2019 1:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Thaher al-Maleh village, isolated behind the illegal Annexation Wall, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and demolished a wall of a local school. Omar al-Khatib, the mayor of Thaher al-Maleh, told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA), that a large military force, […]

28 Oct
11:07

Illegal Israeli Colonists Write Racist Graffiti Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Monday at dawn, into Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and wrote racist graffiti on the walls of a Palestinian home. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the […]

28 Oct
8:59

Army Closes Main Entrance Of Al-‘Arroub Refugee Camp

October 28, 2019 8:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Sunday evening, the main entrance of the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and assaulted many Palestinian protesters. The army also abducted a Palestinian in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers closed the main […]

28 Oct
8:28

Soldiers Invade Stores, Force Them Shut, In Al-‘Isawiya

October 28, 2019 8:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, the town of al-‘Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, before storming many stores, and forced them to close. Media sources said the many army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers stopped and harassed many Palestinians, while inspecting their ID cards and searching them. They […]

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
9:07

VIDEO: Watch as Illegal Settlers and Israeli Forces Attack a Peaceful Protest

Palestinian, International and Israeli activists take part in a direct action inside an Israeli outpost in the Jordan Valley, West Bank, October 26, 2019. Israeli forces detained 34 people, among them 23 activists and 11 Palestinian journalists. Phones and cameras were confiscated from the Palestinian journalists. All detainees were released […]

27 Oct
2:35

Settlers Chop 25 Olive Trees of Palestinian Farmers

Israeli settlers, Saturday, chopped 25 olive trees belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of Nahhalin, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, local sources told WAFA. Hani Fannoun, head of Nahhalin municipality, said that the land belongs to two Palestinian villagers from Nahalin, located near the illegal Israeli […]

26 Oct
7:07

Al-Malki Praises Malaysia’s Plan to Open Embassy for Palestine

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Riad al-Malki, praised Malaysia, Sunday after the country’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad declared his country’s plan to open an embassy in Jordan accredited for Palestine. “Malaysia’s stance is a blessed initiative by a courageous Malaysian leadership with a vision committed to supporting the Palestinian […]

Kafr Qaddoum protest (archival image from PNN)
26 Oct
4:27

Israeli Troops Attack Palestinian Protesters in Kafr Qaddoum

Dozens of Palestinian civilians and solidarity activists were attacked by Israeli troops, who fired tear gas canisters and sound grenades at the weekly, non-violent march against the construction of the Israeli Annexation Wall on village land. The protest occurs each week on Friday, and is meant to challenge the Israeli […]

25 Oct
2:55

Army Causes Family To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Jerusalem

October 25, 2019 2:55 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the al-Ezariyya town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked protesters, before firing gas bombs at them, and many surrounding homes, causing a family to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said the soldiers fired many gas bombs at random, some striking […]

25 Oct
2:40

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

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

24 Oct
1:57

Army Attacks Farmers, Volunteers, In Olive Orchards Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked Thursday, Palestinian farmers and volunteers picking olive trees in orchards owned by the residents in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded the Palestinian orchards, near the illegal Aliya colony, which was […]

24 Oct
1:33

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

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

24 Oct
11:06

Army Demolishes The Home Of A Palestinian Detainee In Ramallah

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

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

24 Oct
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Hebron

October 24, 2019 10:28 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, the ath-Thaher area, south of Beit Ummar town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured several Palestinians who protested the invasion. Local media activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said many army jeeps invaded the town and fired live rounds, rubber-coated […]

24 Oct
7:26

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Farmers In Olive Orchards Near Jenin

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Wednesday, many Palestinians picking olive trees in their orchards in Ya’bad town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinians, from the local Atatra family in Ya’bad, said they were attacked by the colonists near Thaher al-‘Abed village. They added that […]

24 Oct
6:52

Soldiers Abduct A Father And His Son In Jerusalem

October 24, 2019 6:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian father and his child, in the al-Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Nayef Mustafa. He added that the soldiers abducted Nayef and his child, […]

23 Oct
5:08

Illegal Colonists Attack Farmers Near Ramallah

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

23 Oct
4:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Qalqilia And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man from his home in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, and a man from Jenin refugee camp, in Jenin city, also in northern West Bank, while he was traveling to Jordan. The soldiers also bulldozed a road near Hebron. The soldiers invaded Azzoun […]

23 Oct
3:46

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscates Cash, Near Ramallah

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

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

23 Oct
1:01

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian At Roadblock Near Jenin

October 23, 2019 1:01 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a Palestinian man near at Barta’a military roadblock, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin; the Palestinian is the fifth to be shot in the same area in one week. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said the soldiers shot Abdullah Hasan Etheimar, 35, from […]

22 Oct
12:31

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

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

22 Oct
11:40

For The Fourth Day, Israeli Soldiers Force Palestinians Out Of Olive Orchards Near Nablus

Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said Israeli soldiers invaded Palestinian orchards in Qaryout village, south Nablus, and forced the residents out, for the fourth consecutive day. Daghlas stated that the soldiers attacked the Palestinians, in their orchards in their western […]

22 Oct
11:08

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

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

22 Oct
9:34

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

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

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

22 Oct
1:47

Illegal Colonists Prevent Palestinians From Entering Their Orchards

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers prevented, Sunday, and Monday, Palestinian farmers from entering their lands, east o Hebron city. Local farmers said the colonists tried to assault them, and prevented them from reaching their own lands, while Israeli soldiers watched and did not intervene. The incident took place in the […]

21 Oct
12:55

One Of Them Enters 100th Day; Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Monday, that six Palestinian detainees continue the hunger strike in Israeli prisons, including a detainee who stated the strike 100 days ago, in addition to one woman who began her strike 28 days ago, protesting being held under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, […]

21 Oct
10:51

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

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

21 Oct
4:33

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

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

20 Oct
11:59

Army Closes Main Entrance Of Beit Ummar With Concrete Blocks

October 20, 2019 11:59 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, Sunday, the main entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, with concrete blocks, while military police officers ticketed dozens of drivers on the nearby road. Media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers closed the at-Touq Street, near Jerusalem-Hebron Road, with […]

20 Oct
11:10

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

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

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

20 Oct
11:25

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

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

20 Oct
2:57

Army Abducts A Palestinian Child In Qalqilia

October 20, 2019 2:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Local sources said the soldiers abducted the child, Fahed Saleh Eshteiwi, 13, and took him to an unknown destination. They added that the soldiers stopped the child on Palestinian lands […]

20 Oct
2:39

Israeli Soldiers Detain Seven Jordanians

Israeli soldiers detained, Saturday, seven Jordanian nationals reportedly while trying to “infiltrate” into the occupied West Bank through a border area. Israel media sources said the soldiers intercepted the seven Jordanians, before detaining them. They added that the detained Jordanian men were moved to interrogation facilities, and did not provide […]

20 Oct
2:30

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian, International Activists, In Olive Orchards Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, Palestinian villagers and international solidarity activists, while picking olive trees in Palestinian orchards in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Tha Maan News agency qouted Ziad Salah, the coordinator of the Palestinian Agricultural Relief Society, stating that the […]

19 Oct
10:48

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Hebron

October 19, 2019 10:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, earlier Saturday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of before the soldiers and injured many Palestinians, who protested the invasion into their community. Local nonviolent media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar, located […]