Category Archives: West Bank

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 […]

19 Oct
5:33

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Protesters, Abduct International Peace Activist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured several protesters, in addition to abducting an international peace activist. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers assaulted the protesters, […]

19 Oct
3:04

Soldiers Abduct A Child, 9, In Hebron

October 19, 2019 3:04 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a Palestinian child, only nine years of age, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers also invaded Beit Awwa, southwest of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, and […]

19 Oct
2:51

Israeli forces close main West Bank traffic artery for settlers’ marathon

RAMALLAH, Friday, October 18, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli forces today closed sections of the Ramallah-Nablus Road, also known as Route 60, to empty the road for dozens of settlers taking part in a marathon at the main traffic artery. The Israeli military announced that it would erect barriers and close […]

18 Oct
10:03

Palestinian Killed at Israeli Military Roadblock near Tulkarem

October 18, 2019 10:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

A young Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli forces at Jabara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, on Friday evening. The slain Palestinian was later identified as Ra’ad Majed Mohammad al-Bahri, 25, from Kafr Zibad village, south of Tulkarem. A correspondent with the […]

18 Oct
12:50

Israeli Soldiers Attack A Wedding Celebration Near Jerusalem

October 18, 2019 12:50 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Sur Baher Palestinian town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and assaulted many Palestinians attending a wedding party. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, before storming a wedding party, and assaulted many Palestinians. They added that the soldiers struck and clubbed many […]

18 Oct
12:05

Illegal Colonists, Soldiers, Attack Palestinian Farmers Trying To Pick Their Olive Trees

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers and soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian farmers while trying to enter their own orchards to pick their olive trees in the ash-Shu’ab area, between the villages of Burqa and Beitin, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The head of Burqa Village […]

18 Oct
11:42

Hunger Striking Detainee Slapped With A New Administrative Detention Order

October 18, 2019 11:42 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Nablus, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Thursday, that an Israeli court has approved the arbitrary Administrative Detention order against a hunger-striking detainee, for an additional six months, without charges. The Committee stated that the detainee, Mo’ab Tawfiq al-Hindi, 29, from Tal village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, […]

18 Oct
11:18

Israeli Troops Abduct Journalist & Civilian from Jenin

October 18, 2019 11:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli occupation forces conducted night raids on Friday morning before dawn, abducting two young men from Jenin and raiding several houses. According to local sources, Israeli forces abducted the editor Fuad Aghbarieh, as well as the civilian Marwan Hashash, after storming the city of Jenin and raiding their homes […]

17 Oct
12:01

Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least fourteen Palestinians, including a father and his two siblings, in addition to a child who was supposed to celebrate his 12th birthday today, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted […]

17 Oct
10:38

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinian Workers Near Jenin

October 17, 2019 10:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Thursday, two Palestinian workers near the military gate, which was installed on Barta’a town lands, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, as they were on their way to work. Mahmoud Sa’adi, the head of the Emergency Department at the Palestinian Red Crescent Society’s office in […]

17 Oct
9:48

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Injures Two Of Them, In Ramallah

October 17, 2019 9:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, after injuring two of them, including one who suffered serious wounds, near the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at a Palestinian car near the refugee camp, […]

17 Oct
5:48

Update 2: “Army Injures 51 Palestinians, Including Four Infants, In Nablus”

After dozens of Israeli soldiers accompanied many buses and cars, loaded with illegal colonialist settlers, into Joseph Tomb area, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, leading to protests, medical sources said the soldiers have injured 51 Palestinians, including four infants, and one journalist. The soldiers also abducted several […]

17 Oct
2:33

Addameer: “Update on the health status of tortured detainee Smaer Al-Arbeed”

October 17, 2019 2:33 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

By Addameer Prisoner Support And Human Rights Association: On 15 October 2019, Samer Arbeed‘s detention was extended for another eight days, following a court session that barred Samer’s lawyer from being present. The hearing was held in Hadassah Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where Samer was transferred on 27 September […]

16 Oct
9:32

Updated: “Israeli Intelligence Officers Abduct The Khatib of Al-Aqsa Mosque, In Jerusalem”

Update: Sheikh Dr. Ismael Nawahda was released after several hours of interrogation, and was slapped with an order preventing him from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for eleven days. Israeli intelligence officers abducted, Wednesday, the Khatib of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, Sheikh Ismael Nawahda, while he was crossing […]

16 Oct
7:28

Over 250 New Settler Units to be Constructed in Occupied West Bank

Ignoring the international outcry against its settlement expansion policies, the Israeli regime is planning to build 251 new settler units in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestine News Network. The head of the Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bethlehem, Hassan Bureijia, said in a statement, Sunday, […]

16 Oct
1:43

Illegal Colonists Injure Palestinians, Solidarity Activists, In Olive Orchards Near Nablus

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked and injured, Wednesday, villagers and international solidarity activists, while picking olive trees in Palestinian orchards in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The colonists attacked the locals, and the solidarity activists, in Palestinian olive orchards in the southeastern area of […]

16 Oct
1:26

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Wednesday, many Palestinians, picking their olive trees in their orchards, in the al-Jab’a village, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the assailants came from the illegal Beit Ayin colony, which was built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. They added that the colonists […]

16 Oct
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-One Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the Wes Bank, including Jerusalem, and injured one. Media sources in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, identified Montaser Abul-Hamid Mheisin, 22, and Ward Ibrahim […]

16 Oct
10:40

Army Shoots A Palestinian Teen Near Tulkarem

October 16, 2019 10:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, earlier Wednesday, a young Palestinian man near the gate of the Annexation Wall, close to Qaffin village, north of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot Bara’ Mohammad Es’eed, 17, while he was on his way to occupied Jerusalem. They added that Palestinian medics […]

16 Oct
10:14

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Al-‘Isawiya And Abu Dis, In Jerusalem

October 16, 2019 10:14 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two siblings in the al-Isawiya town, and one Palestinian in Abu Dis town, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in al-‘Isawiya, and abducted two siblings, identified as Mohammad, 18, and Yazan Oleyyan, 20. They added that the […]

16 Oct
9:42

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

Several fanatic Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Deir Ammar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the assailants infiltrated into the village through the al-Maghshi area, located next to an illegal colony. They added that the colonists punctured the tires of […]

16 Oct
9:24

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Hebron

October 16, 2019 9:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Local nonviolent activist Mohammad Awad, said several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes. Awad […]

16 Oct
4:23

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Install A Stage, Tents In The Ibrahimi Mosque Courtyard

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed, Tuesday, a stage and tents in the courtyard of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and tents in Ein Far’a archeological area, west of the city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the colonists installed the stage […]

16 Oct
2:41

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Qalqilia

October 16, 2019 2:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, after stopping him at a sudden military roadblock. Media sources said that the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock at the eastern entrance of Qalqilia, before stopping and searching dozens of residents and cars. […]

16 Oct
2:04

Army Forces A Palestinian To Demolish Sections Of His home In Jerusalem

October 16, 2019 2:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers forced, Tuesday, a Palestinian to demolish sections of his home in Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood, in Sur Baher town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, after an Israeli court ordered the demolition for “being too close” to the Annexation Wall. Ziyad Hamamda, a member of the “Committee for Defending the […]

15 Oct
1:59

Army Abducts A Palestinian, Summons Two For Interrogation, In Jerusalem

October 15, 2019 1:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, and summoned two others for interrogation, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Rawhi Mahmoud Al-Kolaghassi, 23, after storming his family’s home and ransacking it, in the Sa’adiyya neighborhood, in the Old City. It is worth […]

15 Oct
12:34

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night, two Palestinians in Jenin, in northern West Bank, and one in Ramallah, in the central part of the occupied territory. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Yazan Sa’id Hamarsha, and a teenage boy, identified as Baha’ […]

15 Oct
11:23

Army Abducts A Palestinian Two Weeks After Demolishing His Home

October 15, 2019 11:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Just two weeks after demolishing his under-construction home, Israel soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a Palestinian man in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Mohammad Awad, a local media activist, said the soldiers invaded Wad ash-Sheikh area, in Beit Ummar, and abducted Ali Mohammad al-‘Allami, 38, […]

14 Oct
1:20

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes In Sebastia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Sebastia town, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before storming and ransacking dozens of homes. Mohammad Azem, the head of Sebastia Local Council, said the soldiers violently searched the invaded homes, causing damage, and threatened to shoot any Palestinian who […]

14 Oct
12:51

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Jenin

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Monday, Palestinian farmers picking their olive trees in their orchards, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The head of the Agricultural Department in Qabatia, south of Jenin, Lama Abu Bakr, said the colonists hurled stones at the Palestinian farmers, while she and other […]

14 Oct
11:19

Army Abducts Preventative Security Head, Five Young men, In Al-Aqsa

October 14, 2019 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, the head of the Palestinian Preventative Security, and five young men, in the courtyards of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted the head of the Palestinian Preventative Security office in occupied Jerusalem, Sa’id Atari, and five […]

14 Oct
10:53

Armed Illegal Colonist Attacks Palestinian In Their Olive Orchards

An armed illegal fanatic Israeli colonist attacked, Monday, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees, in their orchards, in Shoufa village, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Tahseen Hamed, a local nonviolent activist, and a farmer in Shoufa, said an armed colonialist settler from Avnei Hefetz illegal […]

14 Oct
10:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Jerusalem Governor, Fateh Secretary, In Jerusalem

October 14, 2019 10:17 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, Jerusalem Governor Adnan Gheith, and Fateh Secretary in the city, Shadi Mitwer, from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home of Shadi Mitwer, and assaulted him in front of his family, before abducting him. […]

13 Oct
2:46

Detainee On Hunger Strike For 82nd Day Suffers Serious Health Condition

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, on Sunday morning, that a hunger-striking detainee, identified as Ismael Ahmad Ali, 30, from Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, is suffering a very serious health condition after 82 days of the hunger strike. In a statement, the Committee said that the […]

13 Oct
2:19

Israel Approves The Construction Of 251 Illegal Colonialist Units In Bethlehem

The so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the administrative branch of Israel’s illegal occupation of the West Bank, has approved the construction of 251 additional units in illegal colonies in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission, said the Israeli “Planning and […]

13 Oct
1:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including a father and his daughter, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, causing […]

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 […]

12 Oct
10:54

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees In Burin

October 12, 2019 10:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, Palestinian farmers while picking their own olive trees in their orchards, in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the […]

12 Oct
9:52

Israeli Soldiers Search Many Homes In Hebron

October 12, 2019 9:52 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers searched, Saturday, several Palestinian homes, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation, in Hebron Governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes owned by members of […]

12 Oct
5:07

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Young Woman

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, four Palestinians, including a young woman and two children, in Qalqilia, Nablus, and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Yousef Barrouq al-Aqra’. 18, after stopping him near the northern road of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. In addition, […]

12 Oct
4:34

Illegal Settlers Attack Palestinian Picking Their Olive Trees Near Nablus, Injure One

Fanatic illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday evening, Palestinian villagers while picking their olive trees in their own orchards, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding one man. Media sources in Nablus said the assailants came from the illegal Gilad Zohar colony, which was built on stolen […]

12 Oct
4:19

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinian Cars Near Qalqilia

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Friday evening, many Palestinian cars on the main road linking between the northern West Bank districts of Qalqilia and Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the attack took place […]

12 Oct
3:22

Soldiers Take Measurements OF Palestinian Home Slated For Demolition

October 12, 2019 3:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the family home of a detainee, identified as Yazan Maghames, in Birzeit city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh Governorate, in central West Bank, in preparation for demolishing the property. Media sources said dozens of soldiers, and officers of the Army Corps of Engineers, […]

12 Oct
2:15

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In The Chest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot one Palestinian with a live round in the chest. The soldiers invaded the town shortly after the procession started, and broke into the home of Awni Eshteiwi, before occupying […]

11 Oct
6:58

Settler Involved in Dawabsha Family Murder Joins the Israeli Military

On July 31, 2015, the Palestinian Dawabsha family was attacked in their home, by Israeli settlers throwing molotov cocktails, setting fire to the house, killing an 18 month old boy named Ali, and subsequently his parents Sa’ad Mohammad, and his wife Reham, leaving 4 year Ahmad suffering third degree burns. […]

11 Oct
12:50

Soldiers Invade Headquarters In Work Health Committees In Ramallah

October 11, 2019 12:50 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, the headquarters of the Work Health Committees in Sateh Marhaba area, in the al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers used heavy hammers and equipment to smash the gates, before storming the officers, and violently searched the building causing excessive property damage. […]

11 Oct
10:40

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Jenin

October 11, 2019 10:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday at dawn, a Palestinian worker near the gate of the illegal Annexation Wall, close to Thaher al-Abed village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot the worker, identified as Mahmoud Rafiq Jaradat, with a rubber-coated steel bullet n […]

11 Oct
9:32

Army Abducts A Student, Injures Several Young Men, In Ramallah

October 11, 2019 9:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the al-‘Irsal neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a student of Birzeit University, from his home, after repeatedly assaulting him. The soldiers invaded the family home of Fadi at-Tarsha, and repeatedly assaulted him while violently searching and ransacking […]

11 Oct
1:13

The Jordan Valley Springs: Between the Rock of the Occupation and the Hard Place of Settlers

By Al Harith Al Hasni: THE JORDAN VALLEY, Thursday, October 10, 2019 (WAFA) – Muheeb Fathi Abu Mohsen, a resident of Ein el-Helweh in the northern Jordan Valley, brings his cows twice a day to the water spring of Ein el-Helweh to drink from it – once before he goes […]

11 Oct
1:02

Israel To Approve Construction Of 182 Units In Illegal Jordan Valley Outpost

The Israeli Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to approve, this coming Sunday, the construction of 182 units for illegal colonialist settlers in the Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank. Israeli sources have reported that the decision is part of the Cabinet’s approval, which was made […]

10 Oct
12:39

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron, One In Jenin

October 10, 2019 12:39 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and one in Jenin, in the northern part. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Doura town, south of Hebron, before storming and ransacking several homes, […]

10 Oct
11:44

Army Demolishes Structures, Confiscates Solar Panels, Near Hebron

October 10, 2019 11:44 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Khirbat ad-Daqeeqa small community, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished several residential sheds, in addition to confiscating solar panels. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Southern […]

10 Oct
11:15

Illegal Colonialist Settler Rams Young Woman With His Car In Hebron

An illegal Israeli colonialist settler rammed, Thursday, a young Palestinian woman near the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Eyewitnesses said the young woman, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, was rushed to a hospital in Hebron city. They added that […]

10 Oct
10:38

Soldiers Demolish Two Palestinian Homes In Bethlehem

October 10, 2019 10:38 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, two Palestinian homes in Kisan village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank. Saddam ‘Obeyyat, the head of Kisan Village Council, said many army vehicles, including bulldozers, invaded the village and demolished two homes. He added […]

10 Oct
9:52

Israeli Police Invades Bab ar-Rahma Mosque

Israeli police officers invaded, on Thursday morning, Bab ar-Rahma Mosque, in the Al-0Aqsa Mosque Compound in occupied East Jerusalem and confiscated wooden dividers. Eyewitnesses said the officers attacked many Palestinians and threatened to abduct and imprison them if they do not leave the holy site. They added that the officers […]

09 Oct
5:23

UN Encouraging Israeli Impunity by Withholding Settlement Blacklist

The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements has described UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s abstention, from disseminating the names of all companies working in illegal settlements, as a clear political, legal and moral violation of human rights, and a contradiction of her duties — especially […]

09 Oct
12:01

Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Hebron

October 9, 2019 12:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted one child. Local sources said the soldiers stormed and violently searched the home of Abul-Karim and Dayya, causing damage, and abducting his son, Mohammad, 16. The soldiers drove on various streets in […]

09 Oct
11:44

Extremist Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Tuesday evening, dozens of Palestinian cars, driving on a road in northern West Bank. Media sources said the assailants hurled stones at the Palestinian cars, driving on Ramallah-Nablus Road, near the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank […]

09 Oct
12:12

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Burn Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers burnt, Tuesday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, the WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported. Eyewitnesses said the armed paramilitary colonists invaded olive orchards in the area between Burin and Huwwara […]

08 Oct
11:28

Hunger Striking Detainee Receives A New Administrative Detention Order

A Palestinian political prisoner who started a hunger strike 70 days ago, protesting being held under the illegal and arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, was slapped with a new order for six additional months. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the new order was issued […]

08 Oct
11:01

Soldiers Abduct An Elderly Man In Hebron

October 8, 2019 11:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, an elderly Palestinian man in Farsh al-Hawa neighborhood, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and violently searched the home of Badran Bader Jaber, 72, causing damage, and abducted him. They added that the soldiers […]

08 Oct
9:46

PCHR sends an urgent appeal concerning the situation of Palestinian Detainee Samer al-Arabid to the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the OPT and the Special Rapporteur on Torture

October 8, 2019 9:46 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights: On 8 October 2019, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) sent an urgent appeal to the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Mr. Michael Lynk, and UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, […]

08 Oct
10:58

Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Nablus Governorate, in northern West Bank, and abducted five […]

08 Oct
10:15

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Tulkarem

October 8, 2019 10:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man at the electronic gate, which was installed by the soldiers near Zeita village, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot Abdul-Salam Khalil Kittana, 25, from Nazlet Issa village, north of Tulkarem, while […]

08 Oct
8:47

Army Abducts Father And Son, Two Siblings, In Hebron

October 8, 2019 8:47 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a Palestinian father and his son, in addition to two siblings, from their homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron city, Mohammad Atiya Banat and his son Jamal. They added […]

07 Oct
11:00

Soldiers Invade Archeological Site In Sebastia, Threaten To Demolish Rehabilitation Work

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Monday, the Archeological sites’ area in the al-Bayader area in Sebastia Palestinian own, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and threatened to demolish the structures and all rehabilitation work conducted by the Local Council. Mohammad Azem, the Mayor of Sebastia, said the […]

07 Oct
10:21

Soldiers Abduct Disabled Young Man In Qalqilia

October 7, 2019 10:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a physically disabled young Palestinian man from his home in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Qalqilia said the soldiers invaded and violently searched the home of Islam Ali Nofal, in Qalqilia city, and abducted him. […]

07 Oct
3:19

West Bank Colonization Measures a Prelude to New Settlement Activity

Israeli forces bulldozed around 30 dunams of Palestinian lands, in an area adjacent to the illegal Israeli settlement of Kharsina, to the east of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, as a prelude to the construction of a new settlement outpost, there, said a local activist. Abd al-Hadi Hantash, […]

07 Oct
10:29

Army Invades A Cultural Center In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Monday, Handala Cultural Center in Safa village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Mahmoud Karaja, a local activist with the Cultural Center said many soldiers invaded it, and violently searched it causing excessive damage. He added that the soldiers confiscated various documents and […]

07 Oct
9:21

Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday at dawn, five young Palestinian men, including a journalist, during protests that erupted after the army accompanied dozens of illegal colonialist settlers into Joseph’s Tomb, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said Palestinians protested the invasion into the site, and its […]

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 […]

07 Oct
1:09

Israeli Soldiers Invade Augusta Victoria Hospital In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers stormed, on Sunday evening, Augusta Victoria Hospital, in the at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and searched the cancer ward of the medical facility, terrorizing many patients while reportedly “looking for weapons.” The WAFA Palestinian News Agency the soldiers invaded the patients’ rooms, and various […]

07 Oct
12:34

Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike, On of Them Enters 85th day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Sunday, that six Palestinian detainees, including one woman, held by Israel under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with hunger strikes; one of them started the strike 85 days ago. The PPS stated that Ahmad Ghannam, 42, from […]

06 Oct
11:44

Army Abducts A Palestinian After Interrogating Him And His Brother In Jerusalem

October 6, 2019 11:44 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man from occupied East Jerusalem, after interrogating him and his brother at a detention center in the city. Local nonviolent activist Saleh Shouka said the soldiers summoned Mohammad Mojahed Abu Roumi, 23, and his brother, Hakam, 32, for interrogation, and abducted Mohammad. The […]

06 Oct
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 10 Palestinians, Including A Child, In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, ten Palestinians including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and confiscated surveillance recordings and equipment in Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and […]

06 Oct
10:42

Israel To Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

October 6, 2019 10:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Abu Hmeid family, living in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, was informed by the Israeli army that their home will be demolished within the coming week. Latifa Abu Hmeid told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that a military commander called her and […]

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 […]

05 Oct
9:02

Soldiers Injure A Palestinian Near Jenin

October 5, 2019 9:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, a young Palestinian man near Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers invaded an area near Ya’bad town, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, at the young man while chasing him. They added that the young man, identified […]

05 Oct
8:14

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters Near Ofar Prison

Israeli soldiers resorted, Saturday, to the excessive use of force against nonviolent protesters marching near Ofar prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, to express solidarity with hunger-striking detainees. The procession started from Birzeit University, after being organized by various student blocks, and was attended by dozens […]

05 Oct
7:46

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, three young Palestinian men in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned for interrogation, one Palestinian from Silwan town. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers abducted Bassel Aziz Obeid, 21, while standing in front of his home […]

05 Oct
6:58

Army Closes The Main Entrance Of Beit Ummar Town

October 5, 2019 6:58 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, Saturday, the main entrance road of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Local activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers closed the main road entering Beit Ummar, and prevented the Palestinians and their vehicles from entering or leaving it from that area. […]

05 Oct
3:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

October 5, 2019 3:56 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian man in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Mohammad Abdul-Aziz al-Jamal, after storming his home and ransacking it, and took him to n unknown destination. The soldiers also […]

04 Oct
10:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, abduct One, In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and injured several Palestinians, in addition to abducting one. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar, and attacked Palestinians protesting the […]

04 Oct
8:54

Israel To Release 1.8 Million Of Held Palestinian Money

Following a Thursday meeting between the Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and his Palestinian counterpart Hussein Sheikh, the former stated that Israel will be transferring 1.8 Billion Shekels from the Palestinian tax money Israel has been withholding and refusing to transfer. Israeli TV Channel 13 said the money is part […]

04 Oct
8:27

10 Year-Old Shot in the Head by Israeli Forces, Family Awaits Answers

The Israeli military continues to deny wrongdoing in the case of Abdul Rahman, despite diverse evidence of the opposite. The young boy remains bedridden and immobile while his family struggles to make ends meet… Reposted from Mondoweiss It’s been almost three months since 10-year-old Abdul Rahman Shteiwi was shot in […]

04 Oct
8:12

Angry Israeli Officer Smacks Fellow Soldiers For Running Away From Palestinian Protesters

An Israeli army officer smacked, Friday, his fellow soldiers for cowering and running away from unarmed Palestinian protesters, who hurled stones at them, after the army invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked the weekly procession. Dozens of soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum […]

04 Oct
7:38

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three, Including An Israeli Activist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, two Palestinians and one Israeli peace activist, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, after the army attacked the weekly procession. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said several army jeeps invaded the town after the procession started, and added […]

04 Oct
5:35

UNOCHA: Israeli Forces Demolish 12 Structures in Two Weeks

In the past two weeks alone, Israeli authorities demolished or seized 12 Palestinian-owned structures in Area C of the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said yesterday. In its Protection of Civilians Report, covering the period of 17 […]

03 Oct
4:55

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Three Siblings Near Ramallah

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, Thursday, into the Palestinian town of Kobar, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped three siblings from their home. Media sources said the undercover soldiers, driving a car with civilian license plates, kidnapped the three siblings, identified as Qasam, Nassim and Asseel […]

03 Oct
4:34

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Mother To 18 Months In Prison

October 3, 2019 4:34 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian mother of four children, between the ages of three years and eight months, to eighteen months in prison, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the woman, identified as Rawan Mohammad Samhan, is from the ath-Thaheriyya town, southwest of the southern […]

03 Oct
2:35

Army Injures Cameraman, Abducts Five Palestinians, In Ramallah

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the at-Tira neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a cameraman working for Palestine TV, in addition to abducting four Palestinians in the neighborhood, and nearby villages. The Palestinian TV has reported that the soldiers invaded the […]