Category Archives: West Bank

29 Sep
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes, and other property, across the […]

29 Sep
5:13

Israel Alleges Arresting Palestinians Involved In Killing An Israeli Teen

The Israeli Internal Security Agency has reported that it arrested four Palestinians, allegedly involved in the killing of an Israeli teenage girl in Ein Bonin, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, on August 23, 2019. The agency said the four Palestinians are Samer Mina Salim ‘Arbeed, 44, […]

28 Sep
4:44

B’Tselem : Playing the Security Card: Israeli Policy in Hebron as Means to Effect Forcible Transfer of Local Palestinians

For 25 years, Israel has been openly pursuing a policy of segregation in the center of Hebron, in order to allow a handful of Jewish residents to live as though they had not settled in the middle of a bustling Palestinian city, in the heart of an occupied territory. This […]

28 Sep
10:00

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Abu Dis

September 28, 2019 10:00 AM admin Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, late on Friday at night and on Saturday at dawn, several Palestinians, during protests that took place after the army invaded the areas Surrounding Abu Dis University, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town after a few […]

28 Sep
9:31

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Hebron

September 28, 2019 9:31 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, eight Palestinians during invasions targeting the towns of Doura, Deir Samit, Ethna, Sinjer and Surif, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes and interrogated scores of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, […]

28 Sep
6:05

Saudi Arabia Donates $50 Million To UNRWA

The Saudi Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Abdul-Aziz al-‘Assaf, stated on September 26th that his country has donated 50.000.000 US Dollars to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for its 2019 budget. The statement came during his meeting with Pierre KrĂ€henbĂŒhl, the Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Works […]

28 Sep
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians North Of Hebron

September 28, 2019 2:36 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, several Palestinians in the ath-Thaher area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Mohammad Awad, a local nonviolent activist, said several army jeeps invaded the ath-Thaher area, and attacked many Palestinian protesters. Awad added that the soldiers fired […]

28 Sep
2:13

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding prayers and a nonviolent gathering in the lands of as-Sawahra ash-Sharqiya village, east of occupied Jerusalem, to protest the illegal colonialist outpost which was installed on their lands in the ad-Dibba area. Younis Ja’far, a member of the Local Council, said more […]

28 Sep
1:57

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies […]

26 Sep
1:32

Israeli Army Confiscates 1500 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands, South of Hebron

The Israeli army confiscated, Thursday, at least 1500 Dunams (370.65 Acres) of Palestinian lands, owned by the residents of Doura town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, by reinstating a military order, issued in 1987, regarding the illegal annexation of the lands that were designated as “state-owned […]

26 Sep
12:52

Israel Issues Administrative Detention Order Against A Female Detainee From Jordan

September 26, 2019 12:52 PM admin Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli Authorities issued a five-month Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, against the female detainee from Jordan. The Committee stated that the detainee, identified as Hiba Ahmad al-Lubbadi, 24, is currently held at the al-Maskobiyya detention and interrogation center, in […]

26 Sep
11:42

Israeli Soldiers Invade Several Communities in Ramallah

September 26, 2019 11:42 AM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

A large Israeli military force invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the areas surrounding al-Am’ari refugee camp, al-Quds Street in al-Biereh city, and Kobar town north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded al-Quds Street before storming and ransacking many homes, and residential buildings, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians […]

Israeli troops in night raid (archive image)
26 Sep
10:29

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Qalqilia, Ramallah, And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Ramallah and Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, said many army jeeps invaded Azzoun town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted Ekrima Ayyoub Zamari, […]

26 Sep
5:41

Agreement Reached Between Hunger Striking Detainees And Israeli Prison Authority

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that an agreement was reached between the hunger-striking detainees and the Israeli Prison Authority after more than a hundred detainees started the strike more fifteen days earlier. The Committee stated that the implementation of the agreement will start on Thursday morning, which includes […]

25 Sep
1:45

Soldiers Demolish A Shed, Agricultural Structure, Near Salfit

September 25, 2019 1:45 PM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a shed and an agricultural structure in Deir Ballout town, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit. The soldiers surrounded the entire area before invading it and demolished the two structures without prior notice. Salfit Governor, Lieutenant Dr. Abdullah Kamil, denounced the ongoing and […]

25 Sep
1:30

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Home Near Hebron

September 25, 2019 1:30 PM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday afternoon, an under-construction home in the al-Hijra village, at the southern entrance of Doura city, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps and bulldozers, invaded the village and demolished the two-story property of 250 […]

25 Sep
1:01

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Ramallah

September 25, 2019 1:01 PM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday before noon, several Palestinians in Batn al-Hawa neighborhood, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after invading it and surrounding a residential building. Media sources said the invasion was carried out by at least twenty military vehicles before the soldiers surrounded the residential building. […]

25 Sep
11:42

Israel Transfers Five Hunger Striking Detainees From Ramon To Solitary In Tzalmon

September 25, 2019 11:42 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that the Israeli Prison Authority transferred five hunger-striking detainees from Ramon prison to solitary confinement in Tzlamon prison, which is usually used to house Israelis held on criminal charges. The Committee stated that the four detainees are among more than 100 other political […]

25 Sep
10:15

Israeli Soldiers Remove Protest Tent In Sawahra Town

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the Sawahra town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and removed a protest tent, which was installed by locals and international peace activists, to protest the establishment of a new illegal colonialist outpost in the al-Mintar Mountain, east of the town. Eyewitnesses told the WAFA News Agency […]

Fadi al-Hadmi
25 Sep
9:59

Army Abducts Jerusalem Affairs Minister, Summons Governor For Interrogation

September 25, 2019 9:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, the Palestinian Authority’s Jerusalem Affairs Minister Fadi al-Hadmi, after invading and searching his home in the Suwwana neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned Jerusalem Governor, Adnan Gheith, for interrogation. The head of the Public Relations Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Jerusalem […]

25 Sep
9:39

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home, Assault The Family, In Jerusalem

September 25, 2019 9:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Workers of the City Council of occupied East Jerusalem and Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in the at-Tour town, allegedly for being constructed without a permit, and assaulted the family before detaining two of them. Resident Abu Issa Khalil said the soldiers, and personnel of the City […]

24 Sep
2:15

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, to accompany buses transporting colonialist settlers to visit “Joseph’s Tomb”, east of the city, and attacked dozens of protesters, causing many injuries. Media sources said the soldiers accompanied dozens of colonialist settlers into the site, after invading and surrounding […]

24 Sep
1:26

Soldiers Demolish Stables For Horses In Silwan

September 24, 2019 1:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Israeli army jeeps and bulldozers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Ras al-‘Ein neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished for stables for horses. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers, accompanied by personnel of the Engineering Department of the City Council in […]

24 Sep
12:49

Israel Plans The Annexation of Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

The Colonization & Wall Resistance Commission has reported, Tuesday, that Israel is preparing a plan for the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands in the Naqoura village, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, to expand a colony. The commission stated that the plan aims at expanding the illegal […]

24 Sep
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians from their homes in the occupied West Bank, mostly from Hebron and Bethlehem governorates, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers stormed an ransacked many homes in several villages and towns, in the southern West Bank […]

24 Sep
10:30

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that around 100 Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are ongoing with the hunger strike, protesting the installation of signal jamming devices that are impacting their health. The Committee said in a statement that the Israeli Prison Authority rounded up the striking detainees from Ramon, […]

24 Sep
3:01

Condemnation Against Israeli Army Night Raid Into Addameer’s Offices

Physicians for Human Rights Israel: The undersigned Israeli and Palestinian NGOs strongly condemn the night raid of Addameer – Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association in Ramallah – by the Israeli army. During the raid, which took place on the 19th of September, the army confiscated laptops, laptop drives and […]

24 Sep
2:35

Soldiers Abduct One Child, Injure Many Palestinians, In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted one child and injured many other Palestinians in the ath-Thaher area. Local media activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaher area of the town, near the illegal Karmie Tzur […]

23 Sep
12:48

Three Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

September 23, 2019 12:48 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Monday, that three detainees in Israeli prisons are ongoing with hunger strikes after one detainee ended his strike a day earlier following an agreement for his release. In a press release, the Committee stated that the detainees are Ahmad Ghannam, ongoing with the hunger […]

23 Sep
12:12

Soldiers Invade Sebastia Town Near Nablus

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Monday, the archeological area in Sebastia Palestinian town, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Mohammad Azem, the head of Sebastia Town Council, said dozens of soldiers invaded the area and fired a barrage of gas bombs at the Palestinians to force them […]

23 Sep
12:06

Palestinian Opposition to Social Security: Revolution or Devolution?

September 23, 2019 12:06 PM Al-Shabaka Opinion/Analysis, Palestinian Politics, West Bank 0

by Karam Omar for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network Overview Social security functions as a safety net to protect workers in cases of illness, injury, and disability, and as a source of income after retirement. Its origins can be traced to the end of the nineteenth century, when Germany introduced the first mandatory social […]

23 Sep
11:46

Six New Settlement Units Documented in Hebron

(archive photo image) Israel constructed six new settlement units, on Palestinian lands, in Hebron, southern West Bank during the period 2017-2019, the Land Research Center reported. The center stated that Israeli settlers established the units just a few hundred meters away from the main settlements. It noted that the units […]

23 Sep
11:18

MoH: Israeli Power Cuts Threaten Medical Patients’ Lives

Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kaila has publicly warned of the consequences which will result from Israel’s power cuts in three Palestinian governorates, the impact on the lives of patients in specific, and all citizens in general, in addition to the effect on medicines and vaccines stored in refrigerators. In a […]

23 Sep
11:02

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 45 Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 45 Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including twenty-two from the al-‘Isawiya and Silwan towns, in occupied East Jerusalem. The PPS said dozens of soldiers and police officers, including military […]

23 Sep
9:54

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Injures Many Others, In Ramallah

September 23, 2019 9:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, two neighborhoods in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, in addition to Birzeit city and Burham village, north of Ramallah, abducted four Palestinians, including a mother of a political prisoner, in addition to injuring several Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media sources said […]

23 Sep
6:13

Detainee Suspends Hunger Strike After Court Set Release Date

A Palestinian detainee, held by Israel, has suspended the hunger strike he started 67 days ago, after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Supreme Court setting a date for his release. The detainee, Sultan Ahmad Khallouf, 38, from Burqin town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, was […]

22 Sep
10:14

Updated 2: “Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman Near Qalandia Terminal”

The wounded Palestinian woman, who was shot by the soldiers, on Wednesday, September 18th,  after an alleged stabbing attempt at Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem, has been officially identified, Son Sunday evening, as Nayfa Mohammad Ali Ka’ana, 50. The Palestinian Health Ministry in the West Bank has confirmed the […]

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
10:11

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 […]