Category Archives: West Bank

20 Feb
7:20

Soldiers Abduct Two Sibling Children In Beit Jala

February 20, 2020 7:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two sibling children from Beit Jala city, west of Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Beit Jala before storming and ransacking the family home of the two children, causing excessive damage, and abducted them. […]

20 Feb
4:25

Commission of Detainees’ Affairs Calls for Release of Dying Prisoner

The Israeli occupation authorities transferred Palestinian prisoner suffering from cancer, Muwaffaq Arouq, 77, from Barzilai Medical Center, back to al-Ramleh prison clinic, despite his deteriorated health condition. Commission of Detainees’ Affairs said in a statement, on Wednesday, that Arouq was transferred from Barzilai Medical Center, a 617-bed hospital in Ashkelon, […]

19 Feb
9:32

Israeli Forces Seize Two Palestinian Caravans Near Hebron

Israeli forces, Wednesday, seized a caravan that Palestinians were using as a school classroom in the village of Susiya, in Masafer Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, according to a local activist. Fouad al-Amoor, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers seized the classroom/caravan under the pretext of […]

19 Feb
2:48

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians, including the father of a young man who was killed by army fire in October 2018, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army […]

18 Feb
4:05

Including Children, Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including children, after the army stormed and ransacked many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Doqqo and Qotna towns, in […]

18 Feb
1:04

Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Home In Jerusalem

February 18, 2020 1:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian man from Jabal al-Mokabber town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, had to demolish his own home, on Monday evening, to avoid excessive Israeli fines and fees. Media sources said the Palestinian, Montaser Shqeirat, had to demolish his two-story home after the City Council claimed that he did not […]

18 Feb
12:46

Israeli Forces Recover Body of Palestinian In West Bank

Israeli soldiers stationed in the occupied West Bank recovered, Monday, the body of a Palestinian man tangled among bushes in a rural area, who apparently died of his wounds after a shooting attack targeting Israeli soldiers two weeks prior. The corpse was found near Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, […]

18 Feb
5:05

Israel Destroys Water Access for Palestinian Village

Israeli forces today destroyed couplings in pipes providing water to al-Shunah area of al-Jiftlik village, in the Jordan Valley, north of Jericho, according to local activist, Qais al-Sinawi. Al-Sinawi, told WAFA that Israeli forces invaded the village and proceeded to destroy the connectors supplying running water to Palestinian crops. Palestinians […]

17 Feb
8:14

Dozens of Armed Settlers Attack, Injure 5 Palestinian Shephards

Armed Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in the town of al-Mughayyir, in central occupied West Bank, while grazing their livestock, on Monday, the town`s mayor stated. Marzouq Abu Naim, told WAFA that dozens of illegal armed settlers chased and brutally assaulted several Palestinian civilians, forcing them out of their fields, […]

17 Feb
4:23

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian lands To Expand Illegal Colony

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian lands in the villages of Iskaka and Yasuf, east of Salfit city in central West Bank, and started bulldozing them to expand an illegal colony. Khaled ‘Abaya, the head of Yasuf Village Council, said the lands are privately owned by the villagers and are in […]

17 Feb
2:10

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least eight Palestinians 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 ransacked homes in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, and abducted Othman Nakhla, […]

16 Feb
4:16

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 16, 2020 4:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, seven Palestinians, including children and one woman, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded Be’er Ayyoub neighborhood in Silwan town, searched homes and abducted Sinan ‘Awwad, 17, in addition to Abdullah Taha, 17. The soldiers later abducted a child, identified as Orabi Gheith, 14 years of […]

16 Feb
2:46

Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands In Nablus

Israeli soldiers bulldozed, Sunday, privately-owned Palestinian lands 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 soldiers bulldozed and uprooted the lands in Ein al-Jiniyya area, in Jabal Salam […]

16 Feb
1:58

Updated: Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Search Homes And Stores, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and earlier Sunday, at least eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three young men, identified as Mousa Hatem Deeriyya, Tareq Eqab Deeriyya, and Ahmad […]

16 Feb
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Chase Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers chased, Sunday, many Palestinian shepherds in the al-Borj area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Human rights activist Aref Daraghma stated that the soldiers attacked and chased many Palestinian shepherds, and forced them out of grazing lands. He added that the attack comes just two […]

16 Feb
4:30

Wounded Jerusalem Child In Critical Condition After Suffering Hemorrhaging in The Brain

The family of the wounded Palestinian child, identified as Malek Issa, only eight years of age, has reported that their son is in a critical condition at Hadassah Medical Center, after an Israeli soldier shot him with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the head, in occupied Jerusalem, leading to hemorrhaging […]

16 Feb
3:48

Including Two Children, Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, five Palestinians, including two children, in Hebron, in southern West Bank, and one in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Najeh Mheisin Wreidat, 25, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center […]

15 Feb
9:54

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

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

15 Feb
7:38

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

February 15, 2020 7:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West bank. Media activist Mohammad Awad said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar, and resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters. Awad said […]

15 Feb
7:25

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In ‘Aboud And Budrus Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many Palestinians, including a young man who was shot with a live round, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against protesters in the villages of ‘Aboud and Budrus, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Dozens nonviolently marched in ‘Aboud village, west of […]

15 Feb
5:39

Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many nonviolent protesters in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in, has reported that dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli […]

15 Feb
3:11

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Activists From Planting Olive Trees In The Village Of Yasuf

Combatants For Peace (CFP) Activists participated, Friday, in a volunteer day to plant olive trees on the lands owned by Yasuf village farmers, near Salfit in central West Bank. As the activists’ bus from Tel Aviv reached the entrance of Yasuf, the Israeli soldiers closed the street leading to the […]

Israeli soldiers guarding home demolition (Palestine TV)
14 Feb
12:18

Israeli Forces Demolish a Palestinian Home in Occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli municipality of Jerusalem demolished, on Thursday, a house belonging to a Palestinian citizen in the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, under the pretext of being built without an Israeli permit, the home owner said. Homeowner, Iyad Shweiki told WAFA that two days ago, the crews of the Israeli […]

13 Feb
8:24

Israel Demolishes Palestinian Home, Leaving Family of 7 Homeless

The Israeli occupation demolished a Palestinian housing unit in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, on Thursday, under the pretext that it is allegedly on “state lands,” Quds News Network (QNN) reported. Fawaz al-Rajbi, brother of Bilal al-Rajbi who owns the caravan, told QNN that Israeli forces accompanied […]

13 Feb
7:18

Israel Begins Building Settler-Only Road on Palestinian Land

Israeli forces, on Thursday, began the groundwork for the construction of a road that would connect illegal colonial settlements in the northern occupied West Bank with those in the Jordan Valley. Ghassan Daghlas, who documents settlement construction in the area, told WAFA that the planned 8-kilometer-long road would connect the […]

13 Feb
3:32

Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians, Injure Three, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night and on Thursday at dawn, 15 Palestinians, including children, from their homes, and injured at least three young men,  in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of the occupied […]

12 Feb
2:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Install Roadblocks, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and installed numerous roadblocks, especially in Ramallah governorate, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in at-Tira […]

12 Feb
11:42

WAFA: “Israel to Seize Large Tract of Palestinian Land Near Bethlehem”

BETHLEHEM, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 (The Palestinian News & Info Agency – WAFA) – Israeli authorities today issued orders to seize a large tract of Palestinian agricultural land to the west of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, according to local sources. Hasan Breijieh, a local anti-wall and settlement […]

12 Feb
8:17

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

February 12, 2020 8:17 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man at the al-Jalama military roadblock, north of Jenin, in northern West Bank. Montaser Sammour, the head of the Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers abducted Karim Salama, 20, and took him to an unknown destination. […]

11 Feb
10:52

REPORT: Lands to be Annexed following Knesset Elections

(photo: Oranit settlement near Qalqilya, northern occupied West Bank) The National Bureau for defending land and resisting settlements stated, in its latest weekly report, that US President Donald Trump’s adviser, Jared Kushner recently announced that Israel won’t annex Palestinian lands before the upcoming Knesset elections, thereby explaining the controversy among […]

11 Feb
10:40

After Thousands Protest in Ramallah, Israeli Forces Fire Tear-Gas and Rubber-Coated Steel Rounds

“Palestine is not for sale,” and “No to the deal of the century,” were only a few of the signs raised, on Tuesday, by the tens of thousands of Palestinians who came from all over the West Bank to demonstrate in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, WAFA reported. […]

11 Feb
10:02

Palestinian Prisoner’s Family Informed of Order to Demolish its Home

The Israeli army, on Tuesday, informed the family of Palestinian detainee, Qassam Barghouthi, of its intention to demolish the family’s home in the central West Bank village of Kobar, the Head of Kobar village council, Izzat Badwan, told WAFA. The army told the family that they have until Thursday to […]

11 Feb
6:01

Opinion: The Future of the Palestinian People is Being Decided Without Their Input

By Robert Fantina for Palestine News Network (PNN) Under the shadow of his trial in the senate, and accompanied by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on the very day he was indicted on criminal charges in Israel, U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled his ‘Deal of the Century’ that is supposed […]

11 Feb
4:41

Archbishop Hanna: “Jerusalem Is Not For Sale”

Archbishop of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Father Atallah Hanna, stated on Tuesday morning, that the so-called “Deal of the Century” of U.S. President D. Trump, is a conspiracy and an attempt to eliminate all inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, and added that “Jerusalem is not […]

11 Feb
4:07

Israel Bars Jerusalem Governor From Entering West Bank For Six Months

The Israeli army and security apparatus issued orders, on Monday evening, barring the Palestinian governor of occupied East Jerusalem, Adnan Gheith, from entering the West Bank, and another order preventing him from communicating with the Palestinian Authority. Media sources said the army summoned the governor for interrogation in the al-Maskobiyya […]

11 Feb
3:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the […]

10 Feb
2:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including children, in addition to illegally confiscating cash, during violent invasions and searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldier stormed and ransacked many […]

10 Feb
4:11

REPORT: 27 Violations Against Journalists in January 2020

The Palestine News and Information Agency (WAFA) said in a report, on Sunday, it has documented 27 violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces against journalists and media institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories, during January 2020. The violations included use of live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters […]

09 Feb
5:37

UPDATE: Palestinian Government Seeking Legal Action in Response to Israeli Ban on Palestinian Agricultural Products

Minister of National Economy, Khaled Osseili, said on Sunday, that the Palestinian government was pursuing political, diplomatic and legal action to reverse Israel’s recent ban on the export of Palestinian agricultural abroad, which is aimed at stifling the Palestinian economy, WAFA reported. At an emergency meeting of the Palestinian Exports […]

09 Feb
2:18

Israel Forces Palestinian Family To Demolish Its Home In Jerusalem

February 9, 2020 2:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian family from Jabal al—Mokabber village, in occupied East Jerusalem, was forced to demolish its own home in, Sunday, after the City Council claimed that the land where the property is built is “state land” where constructions are prohibited. The owner of the property, Maha ad-Dibis, said she and […]

09 Feb
1:56

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Child, Near Hebron

February 9, 2020 1:56 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, four Palestinians, including one child, after several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and ransacked many homes. The soldiers also assaulted a woman while abducting her husband. Nonviolent activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the […]

09 Feb
12:52

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, many Palestinians near the illegal Annexation Wall, west of Qaffin Palestinian town, north of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters on their lands, near the wall and fired a barrage of gas bombs, concussion grenades, and […]

08 Feb
5:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians Near Jenin

February 8, 2020 5:14 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, five young Palestinian men and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-‘Arqa village, southwest of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Jenin said the soldiers shot five young men with rubber-coated steel bullets, in their […]

08 Feb
3:04

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians During Funeral Procession Of Slain Officer In Qalqilia

February 8, 2020 3:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians at the northern entrance of Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, during the funeral procession of a Palestinian Lieutenant, identified as Tareq Badwan, 24, who was shot dead by Israeli army fire at a police headquarters in Jenin, […]

08 Feb
2:10

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Abduct One, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing many injuries, and abducted a Palestinian man. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the army initiated the attack against the Palestinians, Israeli […]

07 Feb
11:24

Detainee Tareq Qa’dan, Who Held Extended Hunger Strike In 2019, Released

February 7, 2020 11:24 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported that Israeli soldiers released, Thursday, a Palestinian detainee, who held an extended hunger strike last year, before he was welcomed by hundreds of Palestinians in Jenin, in northern West Bank. The PPS stated that the detainee, Tareq Qa’dan, held an extended hunger strike, lasting […]

07 Feb
11:05

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Abduct Two, In Jericho

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the southern area of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, and attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters with gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, wounding many, in addition to abducting two. Media sources said dozens of residents held a nonviolent procession at the southern […]

07 Feb
10:40

Israeli Forces Kill a Palestinian Teen Near Tulkarem

A Palestinian teenager was pronounced dead, Friday, shortly after he was shot and critically injured by Israeli occupation forces, north of Tulkarem in the occupied West Bank, said the Ministry of Health. Bader Nidal Nafla Harsha, 19, was fatally wounded by Israeli soldiers during protests near the village of Qaffin, […]

07 Feb
10:29

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Hebron, Colonists Attack Cars

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, while illegal colonialist settlers attacked many Palestinian cars, northwest of the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of Hebron city, before breaking and ransacking […]

07 Feb
8:48

PLO: “Main Source of Violence is the Israeli Occupation”

Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Saeb Erekat, on Friday, blamed the recently announced US Mideast plan as the reason for the latest escalation in violence. Erekat rejected US allegations of incitement and linked the latest escalation of violence to US President Donald Trump’s plan, dubbed the […]

06 Feb
11:27

PCHR: Excessive Use of Force and Collective Punishment: IOF Kills 3 Palestinians and Destroys a Prisoner’s House in Less than 24 Hours

February 6, 2020 11:27 PM PCHR Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): The newest Israeli killing of Palestinians under its policy of excessive use of force, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed 3 Palestinians and wounded 8 others in less than 24 hours in Jenin and Hebron, north and south of the West Bank. Of […]

06 Feb
10:23

First Lieutenant Badwan Succumbs to Wounds Sustained in Jenin

First Lieutenant Tariq Lu’ay Badwan, aged 24, succumbed to injuries, inflicted by Israeli soldiers,  while he was inside a police station in Jenin, in northern West Bank. Lt. Badwan, from Qalqilia, died after he was shot and injured by Israeli occupation forces while working at the special police headquarters in […]

06 Feb
2:13

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of the occupied capital, Jerusalem, said the soldiers abducted […]

06 Feb
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Journalist In Bethlehem

February 6, 2020 1:49 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Thursday, a Palestinian cameraman working for Reuters, identified as Mohammad Abu Ghneima, and caused dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to confiscating surveillance recordings, in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Abdul-Halim Ja’afra, the head of the Emergency […]

06 Feb
12:24

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, demolish Wall And Confiscate A Shed In Hebron

February 6, 2020 12:24 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, two Palestinians, demolished a wall and confiscated a shed, in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the towns of ath-Thaheriyya and Yatta, south of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked homes, and abducted two young men. They […]

06 Feb
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jenin

February 6, 2020 11:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday at dawn, one Palestinian and injured at least seven others, including a Palestinian police officer, after the army invaded Jenin city and started the demolition of a home belonging to the family of a political prisoner. Media sources said the soldiers shot Yazan Monther Abu […]

Demolition in Susiya
06 Feb
5:31

Israel Halts School Rehabilitation Project, Delivers Demolition Notices

The Israel occupation authorities, on Wednesday, ordered a halt to the rehabilitation of a school playground in the village of Susiya, southern occupied West Bank, as well as demolition orders for a structure in Sebastia village, northern West Bank. Abdul Aziz Abu Finnar, from the Yatta municipality, said Israeli forces […]

06 Feb
5:14

Israeli Forces Demolish Shack, Seize Another Near Ramallah

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, demolished a shack and seized another in the village of Deir Qaddis, north of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, according to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). Saeed Abu Zaid, head of the Deir Qaddis village council, said that Israeli soldiers stormed the […]

06 Feb
5:06

Two Palestinian Families Evicted from Jerusalem Home

The Israeli Magistrate Court in Jerusalem ordered, on Wednesday, the eviction of two Palestinian families from their homes in Batn al-Hawa area of Silwan, a neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, for the benefit of illegal Israeli settlers, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center. The court gave the families until mid-August […]

06 Feb
2:32

Updated: Palestinian Teen Shot Dead by Israeli Forces in Hebron

February 6, 2020 2:32 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: A Palestinian teen, identified as Mohammad Salman al-Haddad, 17, was shot and killed, on Wednesday, after Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, the Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported. Witnesses said protests broke out in Bab az-Zawiya area, where the heavily-barricaded Israeli-controlled […]

05 Feb
12:13

Soldiers Attack Schoolchildren Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, many Palestinian schoolchildren in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Media source said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the student while heading to school. Taiseer Abu Mfarreh, a teacher of Teqoua’ Secondary School, said […]

05 Feb
10:43

Including A Mayor And Two Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians, including two children and the mayor of Beit Kahil town, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated […]

05 Feb
9:28

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also injured several Palestinians in Hebron, in southern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Jamil Zeidan, 24, […]

04 Feb
11:48

Israeli Army Deliver Demolition Notices to Palestinians in Jordan Valley

The Israeli army, on Tuesday, notified a number of Palestinians in the northern Jordan Valley village of Fasayil of its intention to demolish their under–construction houses and animal barns, under the pretext that they were built without Israeli permission. WAFA correspondent stated that the Israeli military has been intensifying its […]

04 Feb
11:25

Palestinians Choke on Tear-Gas Near Jenin

February 4, 2020 11:25 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

According to Shehab News Agency, a number of Palestinian civilians were suffocated on tear-gas, Tuesday evening, when the Israeli occupation army erected a military roadblock on Jenin Street, at the Nablus/Jaba junction. When Palestinians protested, Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters, rubber-coated steel bullets, and concussion grenades towards the civilians. Also, […]

04 Feb
11:20

Israel to Demolish Palestinian Home in Jenin for Second Time

February 4, 2020 11:20 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian resident of Jenin, northern occupied West Bank, was informed by the Israeli army, on Tuesday, that the house he rebuilt after it was demolished in 2018, will be demolished once again, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Homeowner Jamal Qumba told WAFA that he received a […]

04 Feb
11:04

Soldiers Demolish A Home In Jerusalem

February 4, 2020 11:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of being built without a permit. The owner of the demolished property, Nidal Shawamra, said the soldiers and personnel of the City Council, broke into his home and forced him, along […]

04 Feb
10:54

PPS: Twelve Palestinians Detained From West Bank, Including a Mother of Four

According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), the Israeli occupation forces arrested 12 Palestinian civilians from the occupied West Bank, on Tuesday night, including a mother of four. The PPS said that six Palestinian citizens were arrested from several towns in the Hebron governorate, including a woman. 1. Muhammad Mahmoud […]

03 Feb
10:10

Report: Netanyahu Plans to Extend Israeli Sovereignty Over Jordan Valley and Settlements

By: Madeeha Araj for PNN The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements stated in its latest report, that over the last decade, Arabs and international community have done their utmost to reach a just and lasting peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israelis under UN resolutions, international law […]

03 Feb
8:42

Israeli Forces Invade West Bank Village, Seal Entrances

According to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA), Israeli forces sealed off all entrances to the village of Kisan, east of Bethlehem, southern occupied West Bank, as a prelude to take over a piece of land there. Ahmad Ghazal, Kisan deputy head of village council, said Israeli military forces […]

03 Feb
8:04

Settlers Invade Al-Aqsa, Police Arrest Guard and Female Worshiper

Illegal Israeli settlers stormed, the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound via the Moroccan Gate, on Sunday morning, heavily protected by Israeli forces, Alray reported. Several groups of settlers invaded the mosque, and toured its courtyards, guided by rabbis that gave settlers explanations on the alleged “Temple Mount.” Sources added that […]

03 Feb
8:00

Army Injures Two Palestinians In Hebron

February 3, 2020 8:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, two Palestinians, and caused several others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during protests in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot one Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel […]

03 Feb
1:26

Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, 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 ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and interrogated the residents […]

03 Feb
7:17

Occupation Bars Importation of Palestinian Agricultural Products

Israeli War Minister Naftali Bennett’s decision to stop agricultural trade with the Palestinian Authority in the occupied West Bank came into force on Sunday morning.   Israeli channel 13 claimed, according to Al Ray, that Bennett’s decision was made allegedly in response to the Palestinian boycott of importing cattle and […]

03 Feb
6:29

Another Journalist Among Many Palestinians Injured By Army Fire In Hebron

February 3, 2020 6:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in southern West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, many Palestinians, including a photojournalist, in the center of the city. He is the second to be injured by the army, in Hebron, Sunday. Media sources said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use […]

03 Feb
6:02

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, a Palestinian man near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in West Bank, after he reportedly approached a military roadblock carrying a knife. The army is alleging that the Palestinian man approached a military roadblock while carrying a knife and that he dropped it […]

02 Feb
4:34

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including Father And Son, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including two children, in addition to a father and his son, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across […]

02 Feb
3:33

Soldiers Shoot A Journalist In Hebron

February 2, 2020 3:33 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Sunday, dozens of Palestinian protesters with live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades, wounding one journalist in the head, and causing many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers attacked dozens of […]

02 Feb
3:18

Soldiers Detain Schoolchildren, Collect Fingerprints

February 2, 2020 3:18 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers detained, Sunday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and collected their fingerprints. Morad Abu Mfarreh, a teacher at Teqoua’ Secondary School in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, said the soldiers collected the fingerprints of the children using a mobile device. Abu […]

01 Feb
2:02

Wounded Child From Kufur Qaddoum Remains In A Serious Condition

A child, who was shot and seriously injured in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, on Thursday, remains in a critical condition at a Palestinian hospital, medical sources have confirmed. The sources said the child, identified as Mohammad Mohannad Eshteiwi, 15, was shot in […]

01 Feb
1:26

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Qalqilia

February 1, 2020 1:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Saturday, a young Palestinian man from Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock near Jeet town junction, east of Qalqilia, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

01 Feb
1:04

Soldiers Assault, Injure, A Palestinian In Hebron

February 1, 2020 1:04 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing various cuts and bruises. Media sources said the soldiers stopped a young man, whose identity remained unknown at the time of this report, and detained him […]

01 Feb
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians during a nonviolent procession, west of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians marched in condemnation of the so-called “Deal of the Century,” presented by U.S. President Donald Trump, stripping the Palestinians of their […]

01 Feb
5:03

Army Injures Two Palestinians, Abducts One, In Nablus

February 1, 2020 5:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted one, in Beita Village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians protested near the main junction of the village, before the […]

31 Jan
7:47

Palestinian Demolishes Own Home Near Jerusalem

A Palestinian citizen, on Friday, began tearing down his own home, near occupied Jerusalem, WAFA News Agency reported. Ibrahim Erekat, from the town of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem, said he was informed by the Israeli municipality of the order to demolish his home, because he lacked an Israeli building […]

31 Jan
5:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

January 31, 2020 5:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked dozens of protesters, wounding one with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers invaded ‘Aseeda area, near the illegal Karmie […]

31 Jan
4:35

Israeli Colonists Attack Village Near Nablus, Shoot One Palestinian

Many Israeli colonists, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands near Nablus, invaded a village and shot one man with a live round after attacking a Palestinian home. Hazem Nasser, the head of Madama Village Council, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, said the attack was carried out by […]

31 Jan
4:09

Soldiers Injure Dozens In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the protesters marched from the center of […]

31 Jan
3:45

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Injures One, Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, two Palestinians, in addition to injuring one with a gas bomb in the shoulder, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, during a nonviolent procession against the ongoing illegal Israeli colonialist activities. Media sources said dozens […]

31 Jan
2:21

Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa Mosque, Injure Ten

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Friday at dawn, dozens of Muslim worshipers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the occupied Palestinian capital Jerusalem, injured at least ten, and abducted three. Media sources said the Israeli army and the police stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and fired many concussion grenades […]

31 Jan
5:58

Israeli Forces Abduct Two Children Near Hebron

Israeli forces, on Thursday evening, brutally arrested two children from Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, Shehab News Agency reported. Local sources said that the occupation forces abducted Hamza Samih Issa Bahr, 14, and Abdullah Fahd Ibrahim Odeh Sabarneh, 12, in the Al-Dhahr region, south […]

30 Jan
3:33

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinian Workers Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers injured, Thursday, many Palestinian workers, west of Qaffin town, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Media sources said the soldiers chased many Palestinian workers near one of the gates of the illegal Annexation Wall in the area. They added that the soldiers fired several gas […]

30 Jan
4:11

Army Abducts, Assaults, Several Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, several Palestinians, assaulted many others, and closed Bab al-Amoud in addition to issuing orders barring three residents from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Several Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded the courtyards of the al-Aqsa Mosque, and assaulted many Palestinians, in addition to preventing them from heading […]

30 Jan
2:46

Soldiers Injure Seven Palestinians In Nablus

January 30, 2020 2:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday evening, seven Palestinians at the main entrance of Beita town, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The head of Beita Village Council, Fuad Ma’ali, has reported that the soldiers invaded the area and attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, […]

29 Jan
3:58

60 Arson Attacks on Churches and Mosques by Jewish Settlers in Past Decade

Israel’s Tag Meir organisation revealed, on Monday, that extremist Jewish settlers have carried out arson attacks on 46 mosques and 12 churches in the occupied West Bank and Israel, over the past decade, Al Sabeel has reported. Tag Meir, which was established 15 years ago to counter settlers’ hate crimes […]

29 Jan
3:36

Updated: Dozens Injured as Israeli Soldiers Attack Protests In West Bank

Dozens of Palestinians were wounded by Israeli military attacks on protests in several parts of the occupied West Bank, denouncing the Trump “peace plan” announced last night. Updates: – Soldiers shoot a Palestinian child, 14, with a rubber-coated steel bullet i8n the head, and cause dozens of residents to suffer […]

29 Jan
2:17

Including a Wounded Teen, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a wounded teen, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the towns of Doura and Beit Ummar, before storming […]

28 Jan
3:10

Military Seals Main West Bank Junction

Israeli forces, Tuesday, sealed off the Jeet junction, which connects the Nablus district to the Qalqilia district, according to local sources. Witnesses told WAFA that Israeli soldiers closed the junction, restricting Palestinian movement and causing traffic jam. Palestinians traveling from the southern and central West Bank to the northern West […]

28 Jan
3:37

Eden Place Arts Centre, Derry, Ireland

 January 27, 2020, 7pm – By Niall Ó Brolcháin – IMEMC: As part of The Bloody Sunday March Committee’s annual events, Eden Place Arts Centre launched an exhibition of paintings and fine art prints by artist Nadia Kaczmarczuk  on the theme of the oppression of the Palestinian people in Gaza […]

28 Jan
12:22

Israel Gives Demolition Notices for Ten More Palestinian Wells in Salfit

The Israeli authorities, on Sunday, demolished a water well in the village of al-Zawiyah in Salfit, central occupied West Bank, and delivered demolition notices to others. The mayor of al-Zawiyah, Mohmoud Muqdadi, told Quds News Network (QNN) that “over 100 Israeli soldiers accompanied by bulldozers demolished a water well owned […]