Category Archives: West Bank

22 Sep
11:57

Soldiers Invade Deir Ghassana Village, North Of Ramallah

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

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

22 Sep
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Hebron, Nablus, And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, eight Palestinians from the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Nablus, and Jerusalem. In Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank, the soldiers abducted six Palestinians from Beit Kahil and Beit Ula towns, west of Hebron city, after the soldiers invaded and searched their homes, in addition […]

22 Sep
3:15

Soldiers Interrogate A Child In Her Home In Jerusalem

September 22, 2019 3:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian home in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and interrogated a child in the property, after alleging that she was filming them when some youngsters reportedly hurled stones at their jeep. The child and her family were on the rooftop of […]

22 Sep
2:42

Soldiers Confiscate Bulldozer, Prevent Palestinian From Plowing His Land Near Qalqilia

September 22, 2019 2:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers prevented, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian farmer from plowing and working on his own land, and confiscated a bulldozer working on the land, in the al-Mintar area, in Kafr Thulth town, south of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Hosni Odah, the mayor of Kafr Thulth, said […]

22 Sep
2:10

Army Injures Fifteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem

September 22, 2019 2:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, fifteen Palestinians after the army invaded the al-’Ezariyya town, east of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasion. They added that the soldiers also fired many […]

22 Sep
12:33

Israeli Soldiers Injure Six Palestinians Near Qalqilia

September 22, 2019 12:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, attacked and closed several shops, leading to protests, before the army shot and injured six Palestinians during ensuing protests. Mohammad Radwan, a local nonviolent activist, told WAFA news agency that the soldiers shot […]

21 Sep
8:13

Israel Transfers Corpses Of Two Slain Palestinians To Their Families

Israeli soldiers transferred, on Friday evening, the corpses of two Palestinians who were killed by army fire in August and April of this year, back to their families for burial. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its teams received the corpse of Nassim Abu Roumi, from al-‘Ezariyya town, east […]

21 Sep
7:31

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Confiscates A Car, In Beit Ummar

September 21, 2019 7:31 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Safa area, north of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted five Palestinians and confiscated one car. Mohammad Ayyad Awad, a local nonviolent activist, said the soldiers stopped a Palestinian car transporting five Palestinians, including children, before confiscating the […]

21 Sep
5:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Hebron

September 21, 2019 5:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians from Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said many Palestinians visited the village and the families, whose homes were demolished by the army two weeks ago, to express solidarity with them as they […]

20 Sep
1:20

Amnesty: Israeli Killing Of Woman Underscores Need For International Justice (VIDEO)

Amnesty International stated that Wednesday’s killing of a Palestinian woman, by Israeli soldiers stationed at Qalandia checkpoint should be “an urgent reminder of the need for international justice to start charting the way towards an end to Israel’s institutionalized and systematic violations of Palestinian human rights.” “Video footage of the […]

19 Sep
2:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Hebron

September 19, 2019 2:53 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Thursday, many Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, during protests that erupted after the army invaded Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town to accompany dozens of illegal colonialist settlers, to tour in […]

19 Sep
2:40

Agricultural Lands Attacked in Salfit and Jordan Valley

Israeli soldiers, on Wednesday, chopped down scores of Palestinian-owned olive trees in Burqin village, to the west of the occupied West Bank district of Salfit, according to  Marwan Abdul Rahman, head of Burqin village council. He said that the soldiers destroyed more than 100 olive trees in the Khirbet Qarqash […]

19 Sep
1:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 22 Palestinians In West Bank

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

19 Sep
4:38

Army Issues Orders Halting Construction Of School Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the Ramadin area, southwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and delivered orders halting the construction of the al-Badia Basic School. Khaled Abu Sharar, the head of the Hebron office of the Education Ministry in southern Hebron, said the soldiers ordered halting […]

19 Sep
3:50

Ashrawi Condemns Israel’s “Field Executions Policies” On Roadblocks

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Executive Committee of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), issued a statement strongly condemning the ongoing field executions carried out by Israeli soldiers on military roadblocks across the occupied West Bank, especially when the soldiers refuse to allow medical treatment to wounded Palestinians, who eventually […]

18 Sep
3:45

Army Abducts A Palestinian Child In Al-‘Isawiya

September 18, 2019 3:45 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday afternoon, a Palestinian child in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, as he was walking back home from school. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ali Dirbas, 16, after stopping him while heading back home from school, and took him […]

18 Sep
3:27

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Agricultural Lands Near Qalqilia And Salfit

September 18, 2019 3:27 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers bulldozed and uprooted, Wednesday, large areas of Palestinian agricultural lands in Hijja village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and near Salfit in central West Bank. Mohammad Abu Sheikh, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in Qalqilia governorate, said several army […]

18 Sep
10:54

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman Near Qalandia Terminal”

Israeli sources have confirmed that the wounded Palestinian woman, who was shot by the soldiers after an alleged stabbing attempt, has died from her injuries. The slain Palestinian woman was later identified as Ala’ Nafeth Wahdan, 28, from Qalandia refugee camp. After she was shot, she was left bleeding for […]

18 Sep
10:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening and Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children, from Silwan town in occupied East Jerusalem, and Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers also searched homes in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said […]

18 Sep
5:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

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

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

17 Sep
1:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

September 17, 2019 1:05 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home in ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Mohannad Mahmoud Ja’ara, 22, and abducted […]

17 Sep
11:48

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Einabus Palestinian village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation after illegal colonialist settlers attacked homes. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority […]

17 Sep
3:48

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Jenin

September 17, 2019 3:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the village of Taybeh, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many gas bombs at protesters, causing several Palestinains to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers fired a barrage of gas bombs at random, […]

16 Sep
2:34

Greek Orthodox Archbishop Says Hebron Real Estate Under Threat

Bishop Atallah Hanna, the archbishop of Sebastian Roman Orthodox, stated Saturday, that the ancient Orthodox real estate in the area of ​​Hebron Gate is under serious threat, and that extremist Jewish settlers may seize these properties at any time. The archbishop issued the following statements while being hosted by a […]

16 Sep
2:02

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes in Hebron

Dozens of Israeli settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, attacked Palestinian homes late Saturday night, in Al-Haraiq neighborhood in Hebron, throwing stones and burning bottles at them, PNN reported. Local sources said that dozens of settlers from the illegal Kiryat Arba settlement, built on Palestinian lands, east […]

15 Sep
1:42

Soldiers Assault A Child, And Abduct Him, In Al-‘Isawiya

September 15, 2019 1:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Sunday, a Palestinian child in the town of al-‘Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted him. Local sources said the soldiers assaulted the child, identified as Nabil Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, 12, while he was walking to a shop near his home. They added that the soldiers then […]

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 […]

15 Sep
5:50

Including Children, Army Injures 46 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

September 15, 2019 5:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, 46 Palestinians, including children, after the army invaded the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, leading to protests, and fired many gas bombs at protesters and many surrounding homes and cars. The Palestinian Reds Crescent Society (PRCS) said one child, was directly shot […]

15 Sep
5:15

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Homes In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday at night, several Palestinian homes in the al-Hareeqa neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing property damage, and chanted racist slogans. Media sources said the assailants came from the illegal Keryat Arba’ colony, which was built on […]

15 Sep
4:49

Opinion : The Zionist Quest for Palestinian Absolution is a Fantasy

Earlier this month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained the main obstacle to a “solution” with the Palestinian people. Along with Education Minister Rafi Peretz, Netanyahu attended a ceremony to mark the start of the school year in the Elkana colonial settlement in the Occupied West Bank and gave a […]

14 Sep
5:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing many injuries. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the […]

14 Sep
2:32

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Demand Israeli Government Be Held Accountable

Campaigning group Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, and has called on the UK Government to hold Israel to account for its ongoing violations of international law. The comments were made just a week before […]

14 Sep
12:16

Army Injures Many Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem

September 14, 2019 12:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians, among them children, including a girl with special needs, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town and fired gas bombs at many homes, and streets, without any provocation, causing dozens of Palestinians, including children, […]

13 Sep
11:55

Troops attack Nonviolent March East of Ramallah

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

13 Sep
2:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

September 13, 2019 2:52 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two young Palestinian men from their homes in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Media sources said the solders invaded and searched several homes and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. They added that the soldiers abducted Mahdi Omar Ziyada and […]

13 Sep
2:35

120 Detainees To Join Hunger Strike As Tension Continues To Mount

Two days after 23 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons started a hunger strike, 120 others are planning to join the strike, especially if the Israeli Prison Authority continues to ignore their demands, including implementing what it agreed to in April of this year. The detainees said that the prison […]

13 Sep
1:36

Soldiers Injure Worshipers In Jerusalem Mosque

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, a mosque in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and fired gas bombs, causing at least three Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers stormed the al-Arba’in Mosque in al-‘Isawiya, and […]

12 Sep
10:16

Soldiers Storm DFLP Office In Ramallah

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

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

12 Sep
9:20

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Large Areas Of Palestinian Lands, Destroy Wells, Near Tubas

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded large areas of Palestinian agricultural lands, on Thursday morning, and started uprooting them, in addition to destroying water wells. Abdullah Bisharat, the head of Atouf Village Council, said the soldiers invaded lands in Um Kbeish area, in the western part of the […]

12 Sep
8:57

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including A Mother And Her Son, In Hebron And Bethlehem

September 12, 2019 8:57 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a mother and her son, in Hebron and Bethlehem governorates, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office n Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in […]

12 Sep
3:24

Undercover Soldiers Kidnap A Teen In Al-‘Isawiya

September 12, 2019 3:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy, identified as Mohammad Nasser Mahmoud, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the undercover officers, wearing civilian clothes, infiltrated into the town, and abducted the teen, before taking him to […]

11 Sep
2:56

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Demolishes Sheds And Tents

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Maser Yatta area, south of Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied Wet Bank, before demolishing several residential sheds and tents, and abducted two Palestinians. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers […]

11 Sep
1:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Wednesday, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mahmoud Abu Zeitouna, […]

10 Sep
1:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn and morning hours, thirteen Palestinians, including four former political prisoners and one woman, in Jenin, Qalqilia and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers […]

10 Sep
12:03

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Searches Many Homes, In Hebron

September 10, 2019 12:03 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, one Palestinian, and searched many homes, in the southern Wes Bank city of Hebron, and Yatta town west of the city. Several army jeeps invaded Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern part of Hebron city, and abducted Na’el Ahmad Abu Hussein, 59, after […]

10 Sep
8:41

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Young Man Near Ramallah

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

09 Sep
10:53

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

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

09 Sep
8:27

More West Bank Land Seized for Settlement Expansion

Israeli occupation authorities have issued a military order to confiscate nearly 25 acres of private Palestinian land, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, as Israel moves ahead with land expropriation and settlement construction policies, in violation of international law and UN Security Council resolutions. Ghassan Daghlas, a […]

09 Sep
2:56

Israel Electric Corporation Threatens to Discontinue Supply Due to PA Debt

The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) threatened that it will begin cutting off the electricity supply to the Palestinian Authority (PA) after the upcoming September 17th Israeli elections due to ‘outstanding debts’, Kan Israeli website reported Sunday. According to the website, the IEC will discontinue the electricity supply to Palestinian villages […]

08 Sep
10:34

Updated: “Palestinian Detainee Dies in Israeli Prison”

Cancer-stricken Palestinian prisoner Bassam al-Sayyeh, from the northern West Bank district of Nablus, died today in an Israeli prison, due to medical negligence, said the Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission. Al-Sayeh, 47, was detained on August 10, 2015, he was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2011 and blood cancer in […]

08 Sep
1:23

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

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

08 Sep
11:31

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In al-‘Isawiya

September 8, 2019 11:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of al-Isawiya, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted three young men. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers broke into a few homes, and violently searched them. They added that the soldiers abducted Yousef […]

08 Sep
9:42

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars And Homes Near Nablus

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian homes and cars in Aseera al-Qibliyya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing property damage. Hafeth Saleh, the mayor of Aseera al-Qibliyya village, said the attack was carried out by at least twenty assailants, […]

08 Sep
5:02

Army Injures One Palestinian, Abducts Another In al-‘Isawiya

September 8, 2019 5:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man, and abducted a teenage boy, after several army jeeps invaded al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and attacked local youngsters protesting the invasion. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the al-Arba’in Street in the town, and forcibly removed the Palestinians, […]

08 Sep
4:40

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Injure Many, in Sebastia

September 8, 2019 4:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the town of Sebastia, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and abducted a young Palestinian man in addition to wounding several others. Mohammad Azem, the mayor of Sebastia, said many armored Israeli military vehicles invaded the town, before Palestinian youngsters protested […]

08 Sep
3:16

Two Israeli Settlers Injured In Stabbing Attack Near Qalqilia

Israeli sources have reported that a 17-year-old Israeli settler was seriously injured, while his father, 60, suffered mild wounds, when a Palestinian stabbed them in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The sources stated that the two were about to enter a Palestinian dental clinic in Azzoun, […]

08 Sep
2:44

Hunger Striking Detainee Faces Serious Health Conditions

September 8, 2019 2:44 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies has warned that a hunger striking detainee, held by Israel, is facing very serious health condition in the Ramla Hospital, after 56 days of the hunger strike. The center stated that the detainee, Ahmad Abdul-Karim Ghannam, 42, from Doura town near the southern West […]

08 Sep
1:39

Soldiers Confiscate Two Electricity Generators, Abduct One Palestinian, In Hebron

September 8, 2019 1:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Saturday, two electricity generators in Wad az-Zarzeer area, and abducted one Palestinian near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps and armored vehicles invaded Wad az-Zarzeer area before the soldiers broke into a property, owned by […]

07 Sep
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A University Student Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a young female student of Birzeit University, after storming her home in al-Biereh city, near Ramallah. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps invaded al-Biereh, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home Samah Jaradat, and abducted her. It Is worth mentioning […]

07 Sep
6:11

Three Palestinians Injured in Kafr Qaddoum

At least three Palestinians were injured with rubber-coated metal rounds today, by Israeli occupation forces, during the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, northern West Bank, local WAFA sources said. Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated metal bullets and tear gas, injuring  three protesters and causing […]

07 Sep
5:41

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians, including two children, in Jerusalem and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Sari Essam Barghouthi, after invading his home and ransacking it, in Kobar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank. The […]

05 Sep
6:57

OpEd: The Palestinian Authority Needs to Oppose Israel

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is doing everything possible to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Authority is still doing everything possible to coordinate with Israel’s security agencies, suppressing every new resistance cell, most recently the one in Nablus. If the PA can preserve the Arab […]

05 Sep
5:52

Dr. Ashrawi Calls on International Community to Protect Old City of Hebron

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said the Israeli President and Prime Minister’s provocative ‘visit’ to Hebron City is an irresponsible and offensive attempt to pander to the most extreme and racist elements of the settler movement. The intolerable reality of segregation, […]

05 Sep
6:09

Purpose of Netanyahu’s Hebron Intrusion A Way To Gain Support From The “Ultra Right Wing”

By Bilal Ghaith Palestinian activists called for receiving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Hebron, Wednesday, with black flags on homes near the Ibrahimi Mosque as observers, politicians and historians dismissed all allegations regarding the “visit” describing it as a provocation. According to Maarive newspaper, Netanyahu is set to take […]

05 Sep
1:43

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians Near Nablus

Dozens of Palestinians suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, on Wednesday evening, after Israeli soldiers attacked them when they intercepted a group of illegal colonialist settlers who invaded their lands, and burnt olive trees, in Madama village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ehab al-Qet, a […]

04 Sep
2:12

Israel Confiscates Palestinian Lands To Expand Illegal Colonies In Bethlehem

The Israeli authorities in the occupied West Bank, issued three orders for the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands in Beit Jala city, Teqoua’ and Rashayda towns, in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Wall and Colonization Commission in Bethlehem, said […]

04 Sep
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

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

04 Sep
3:22

Palestinian Forced To Demolish Rooftop Of His Destroyed Commercial Structure

September 4, 2019 3:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities in occupied Jerusalem forced, Tuesday, a Palestinian from Silwan town to demolish the rooftop of his commercial structure, which was destroyed by the City Council two days ago. Media sources said the Palestinian, identified as Ma’moun Jalajel, had to demolish the rooftop at his own expense, to […]

04 Sep
2:21

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

September 4, 2019 2:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinians in the towns of al-‘Isawiya and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers abducted a man, identified as Mohammad Mousa Mheisin, in his fifties, while standing in front of a shop […]

04 Sep
1:59

Illegal Colonists Install Tent In Hebron To Welcome Netanyahu

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Tuesday, a large tent in Tal Romeida Palestinian neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who intends to conduct a provocative visit to the city, Wednesday. The colonists […]

03 Sep
11:51

Army Abducts Twenty-Four Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty-four Palestinians, including children and political prisoners, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers conducted extensive invasions and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, […]

02 Sep
4:28

Ashrawi: Netanyahu’s Annexation Plan Requires International Action, Including Sanctions

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said that the Palestinian leadership views, with utmost seriousness, Netanyahu’s declaration that he would annex illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. “This is a clear announcement of intent to carry out a war crime, […]

31 Aug
9:24

For Organizing Soccer Competition; Army Abducts The Head Of A Social Center, Its Administrator, And Its Coordinator, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Burj Luqluq Social Center Society in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and forced it shut, in addition to abducting its head of its executive administrator, and its coordinator, for organizing a soccer competition for Jerusalemite Palestinian families. The soldiers and police officers […]

30 Aug
10:13

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot three Palestinians. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers tried to ambush the Palestinians by hiding in an under-construction home […]

30 Aug
4:23

46,000 Refugee Students Return to UNRWA Schools

This week, 46,000 refugee girls and boys began the 2019-2020 school year at 96 schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Students at the Silwan Girls’ School in East Jerusalem were particularly excited to go to school, not only […]

29 Aug
12:28

Israeli Colonists Invade Archeological Site Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers, accompanied by many soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the archeological area in al-Mas’udiyya, north of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and prevented the Palestinians from entering it. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said […]

29 Aug
12:06

Detainee From Beit Rima Starts Hunger Strike

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

28 Aug
11:18

Israeli Court Forces Senior Palestinian Media Activist Out Of Al-‘Isawiya

An Israeli court in occupied East Jerusalem has ordered a senior Palestinian nonviolent media activist out of his town, al-‘Isawiya, northeast of the city, until September 15th, in addition to forcing him to pay a fine of 1000 Shekels, and third-party guarantee of 10000 Shekels. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center […]

28 Aug
10:46

Army Invades Silwanic Media Center, Summon Its Director For Interrogation

August 28, 2019 10:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, before storming the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) and summoned its director for interrogation. Jawad Siyam, the director of Silwanic and a senior nonviolent activist in Silwan, said the soldiers and […]

28 Aug
10:27

Army Invades Betunia And Ein Arik Near Ramallah

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

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

28 Aug
10:06

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

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

28 Aug
1:12

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Hebron

August 28, 2019 1:12 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday at night, Hebron city and Beit Ummar town, in southern West Bank, and injured dozens of Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Ahmad Khalil Abu Hashem, in Beit Ummar, causing property damage. They added […]

28 Aug
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem

August 28, 2019 12:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-‘Isawiya, east of occupied Jerusalem, and injured several Palestinians, including a woman who was wounded in her eye, in addition to causing property damage. Media sources said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in al-‘Isawiya, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs […]

28 Aug
12:29

PLO : “It Is Time to Impose Sanctions on Israel”

A senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has censured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to build hundreds of new settler units in the occupied West Bank as “irrational colonial escalation.” Palestine News Network reported. “Corrupt Netanyahu proves that his extremist populist approach in his electoral race has […]

27 Aug
11:28

Nine Detainees Continue Hunger Strike In Israeli Prisons

Nine Palestinian detainees, held by Israeli in several Israeli prisons are ongoing with hunger strike protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, in addition to protesting continued solitary confinement and demanding medical treatment. One of the detainees, Hotheifa Bader Halabiyya, 28, from Abu Dis town, […]

27 Aug
10:34

Israeli Imposes Sanctions On Palestinian Detainees In Majeddo Prison

The Palestinian Detainees Media Center has reported, on Tuesday evening, that tension is mounting in Majeddo Israeli prison after the administration imposed further sanctions on the detainees. In a short statement, the center said the tension has been mounting since Monday evening, after the Israeli Prison Administration closed sections 3, […]

27 Aug
3:46

10 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in Early Morning Raids Tuesday

Israeli forces invaded several parts of the West Bank in the early morning hours on Tuesday and abducted Palestinians who were asleep in their beds. In the central West Bank, Israeli forces abducted a Palestinian and seized the equipment of a blacksmith workshop in the town of Beit Liqya, south […]

27 Aug
7:20

Netanyahu Approves 300 Housing Units West of Ramallah

The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, according to WAFA, ordered the construction of 300 new housing units in the illegal West Bank settlement of Dolev, built illegally on al-Janiya village land, to the west of Ramallah. The decision was made in response to Friday’s explosion near the village of Ein […]

26 Aug
10:14

21 Palestinians Abducted in Early Morning Raids Monday

Israeli troops abducted 21 Palestinians in a number of raids across the West Bank in the early morning hours on Monday. According to a statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society,  Israeli troops abducted 21 Palestinians in multiple raids across Ramallah and al-Bireh district. Nine of those detained were taken from their […]

25 Aug
4:29

Israeli Forces Raid Villages West of Ramallah

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

25 Aug
4:21

Norman Finkelstein : “The Two State Solution is Dead”

Last week, The Canary released Part 1 of an interview with renowned Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein in which he discussed the antisemitism smear campaign against Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party. In Part 2, Finkelstein speaks about the Israeli state’s degeneration into an “alt-right country”, the complicity of its population […]

25 Aug
6:07

Update on Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Eight Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails continue to go on an open hunger strike to protest Israel’s policy of administrative detention. The Palestinian Prisoners Club said that Huthaifa Halabiyyeh (28), from Abu Deis in occupied Jerusalem has been on hunger strike for 55 days. Halabiyyeh, father of a baby girl, […]

25 Aug
12:10

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian cars near the junction of Yitzhar colony, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists caused damage to several Palestinian cars. […]

24 Aug
11:16

Soldiers Abduct Several Palestinians Near Ramallah

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

24 Aug
6:13

Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Home In Occupied Jerusalem

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that a Palestinian was forced to demolish his own home, Saturday, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, to avoid the excessively high fines and fees imposed by the City Council. Silwanic said the Palestinian, Mohammad al-Abbassi, had to demolish […]

24 Aug
5:48

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Friday, Sebastia town, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many Palestinians. Mohammad Azem, the mayor or Sebastia, said the soldiers invaded the town, and attacked many Palestinians, in addition to firing several gas bombs and concussion grenades at them and […]

24 Aug
3:48

Israeli Troops Abduct Four, Summon One, in Pre-Dawn Raids

Israeli troops invaded several parts of the West Bank on Saturday before dawn and abducted several Palestinians who were asleep in their beds. In the southern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted Samed Jihad Jahhara from Al-Aroub refugee camp north of Hebron. In the central West Bank, Israeli forces abducted on […]

24 Aug
5:25

ISM Report : Death Is Only the Beginning of Suffering For Family In Ezariyya

Nassim Abu Roumi (14) was shot dead by the Israeli forces, after he attempted to stab an Israeli police officer “My son was killed 5 days ago…all I want is to bury him. But they are keeping his body, they will not give him to us.” Mokafih Abu Roumi spoke […]

24 Aug
3:19

Israeli Paramilitary Settlers Throw Stones at Palestinians in Hebron, Nablus

Right-wing Israeli settlers gathered in the northern and southern West Bank on Friday afternoon and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles. According to the Palestinian News Agency Wafa, Israeli settlers attacked and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles on the Rt. 60 bypass road near Kharsina area east of Hebron. Local sources […]

24 Aug
2:39

Israeli Military Closes All Roads West of Ramallah

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