Category Archives: West Bank

22 Nov
9:45

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

November 22, 2019 9:45 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, many Palestinians in ‘Aseeda area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked dozens of protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers first invaded the area, and installed a military roadblock, before […]

22 Nov
8:14

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. This week’s procession also condemned the illegal policies of the United States, especially the […]

22 Nov
3:47

U.S. Congresswoman: “Israeli System of Military Detention of Palestinian Children is Immoral”

Ali Harb – Middle East Eye The Israeli army’s mistreatment of Palestinian children is “completely preventable”, a United States congresswoman said, as she urged other lawmakers to support a bill that would prevent American military aid to Israel from being used to abuse Palestinian minors. “The Israeli system of military […]

22 Nov
2:53

Christian Group Troubled by U.S. Position on Israeli Settlements

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) has expressed deep concern over the recent U.S. declaration which recognized “the legitimacy” of the illegal Israeli colonial settlements in the occupied West Bank, The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. “The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and […]

22 Nov
2:32

UK: “We Urge Israel to Halt its Counterproductive Settlement Expansion

The United Kingdom urged Israel, on Thursday, to halt its “counterproductive” settlement expansion, declaring that it is illegal under international law, The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office reiterated its position, after U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo stated, that the Jewish-only settlements in […]

21 Nov
9:50

Army Demolishes A Home Near Hebron

November 21, 2019 9:50 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, a Palestinian home in Khallet ad-Dabe area, east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committees in southern West Bank, said the soldiers demolished the home, made of bricks and a […]

21 Nov
9:36

Illegal Colonists Burn Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal colonialist settlers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Burqa village, north of Nablus in northern West Bank, and set them ablaze. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the assailants set lands ablaze close to the […]

21 Nov
9:17

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including Jerusalem Governor, One Woman, In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, at least eight Palestinians, including a young woman and the Governor of occupied Jerusalem, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar […]

21 Nov
8:26

College Student, 18, Shot With Gas Bomb In Her Face, Suffers Jaws Fractures, Burns

This item is about a female university student, studying Information Technology in Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie, in Tulkarem in northern West Bank. An Israeli soldier shot her in the college campus with a high-velocity gas bomb which struck her face, fracturing her jaw, and causing burns to her face […]

20 Nov
10:43

Soldiers Demolish Two Palestinian Homes Near Ramallah

November 20, 2019 10:43 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, two Palestinian homes in Shuqba village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said several army jeeps, and bulldozers, invaded the village and demolished the homes, reportedly for being built without a permit from the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the executive branch […]

20 Nov
8:27

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

November 20, 2019 8:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Qussai Ziad al-Alama, 22, from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, while walking at the main entrance of the city. They added that the […]

20 Nov
6:14

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight Palestinians from 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 and ransacked several homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the city, […]

19 Nov
9:32

UNHR: “Israel’s Settlements Are In Breach Of International Law”

In a statement, the United Nations Human Rights Office stated that Israel’s settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories are in breach of International Law. It stated that “a change in the policy position of one state does not modify existing International Law, nor its interpretation by the International Court of […]

19 Nov
3:38

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 25 Palestinians, including several children, and former political prisoners, in the occupied West Bank, especially in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, causing property damage, and interrogated scores of Palestinians […]

19 Nov
2:28

Soldiers Demolish A Home In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Jabal al-Mokabber, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said dozens of soldiers and police officers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Deir as-Sinna area in Jabal al-Mokabber, and demolished a home, owned by Fuad Gharouf, from Jericho. The sources added that the soldiers […]

19 Nov
11:51

Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Hebron

November 19, 2019 11:51 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, two Palestinian homes owned by two siblings from the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Resident Khaled Khanna, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the refugee camp and demolished his home and the home of his brother, Nabil. […]

19 Nov
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians, Summon 7 For Interrogation, In al-‘Isawiya

November 19, 2019 11:00 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-‘Isawiya town in the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, before abducting fifteen Palestinians, and summoned seven others for interrogation. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before they started breaking into homes and ransacking them, and […]

19 Nov
10:37

Illegal Israeli Colonists Storm A Christian Church In Hebron

A group of fanatic Israeli colonialist settlers stormed, on Monday at night, the al-Maskobiyya Church, known as Abraham’s Oak Holy Trinity Monastery, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said dozens of illegal colonists, accompanied by a large military force, invaded the Christian Monastery […]

19 Nov
9:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Basketball Referee, Scout Leader, In Ramallah

November 19, 2019 9:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a Palestinian scout leader and a basketball referee, identified as George Abu Ghazala, from his home in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and took him to an unknown destination. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers stormed George’s home and ransacked […]

19 Nov
9:24

Peace Now: “US Announcement on Softening Settlements Stance Marks a New Broadside on the Two-State Solution”

On the announcement by U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo about dropping the US stance on settlements as inconsistent with international law, Peace Now has issued the following statement: This is a direct assault on the two-state solution and a deliberate choice to pave the way toward more aggressive settlement actions […]

18 Nov
7:01

Family Members of Palestinian Detainee Arrested

According to the Prisoners Commission, the wife and the brother of a Palestinian prisoner in Israel were arrested, Monday, while attempting to a visit the detainee, The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. The Commission stated that Israeli forces detained the wife of Ramadan Eid Mashahreh, along with his […]

18 Nov
3:34

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near The Annexation Wall In Jenin

November 18, 2019 3:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian near the illegal Annexation Wall close to Taher al-‘Abed village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin; the Palestinian is the tenth to be shot by the soldiers in the same area in recent days. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said […]

18 Nov
2:56

Israeli Bulldozers Level Palestinian Road, Sever Water Pipeline

Israeli bulldozers, on Monday, razed lands near Jabal al-Baba Bedouin community, located near al-Eizariyah town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, The Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Atallah Mazar’a, a community representative, stated that Israeli forces escorted bulldozers onto Palestinian land, where the heavy machinery proceeded to raze a 500-meter-long earth […]

18 Nov
2:29

Israel to Seize Land in Salfit for Settlement Expansion

The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) announced its intent to seize hundreds of dunams of Palestinian land in Salfit province, in the central occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local official Ghassan Daghlas, said that the IOA recently delivered notices to Palestinian municipal councils in Salfit province informing them […]

18 Nov
1:51

PPS: “Israel Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians, including a kidney patient and former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, causing damage. The Hebron office of the PPS in southern West […]

18 Nov
10:58

Seriously Ailing Detainee Moved From Hospital To Ramla Prison Clinic

Despite his serious medical condition, the Israeli authorities moved Palestinian political prisoner, Sami Abu Diak, 36, from Assaf Harofeh Medical Center to the clinic in Ramla prison, which lacks specialists and adequate medical supplies. The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that the detainee was rushed to the hospital two days […]

18 Nov
8:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including One Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, three Palestinians, including one woman, in front of the Hebrew University in occupied Jerusalem, after many students held a nonviolent activity in solidarity with the slain Palestinians in Gaza, and Israel’s arbitrary excessive use of force against civilians. The Palestinian News & Info Agency […]

18 Nov
8:38

Soldiers Seriously Injure Two Palestinian Children Near Ramallah

November 18, 2019 8:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Sunday, two Palestinian children near the entrance of the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Raed Dalaysha of the local Popular Committee in the refugee camp said the soldiers shot Rami Naji at-Tayeh, 13, and Amir Ehab Zobeidi, […]

18 Nov
3:59

Palestinian Receives Demolition Notice Near Hebron

Israeli authorities notified Palestinian resident in the village of Khirbet Susiya, south of Hebron, of its intent to demolish the home, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern Hebron, said that Israeli forces handed local resident Mohammed Zain […]

17 Nov
5:09

Israeli Forces Shoot PNN Editor-in-Chief With Tear-Gas Canister

During a demonstration, organized by Palestinian journalists in solidarity with reporter Moath Amarneh, multiple journalists were injured and transported to the hospital, PNN reported. Several Palestinian journalists and reporters gathered, on Sunday, in Bethlehem near the 300 Checkpoint, to show their support for Moath Amarneh, the reporter who lost his […]

17 Nov
2:46

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near The Annexation Wall Gate, North Of Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers shot, Sunday, a young Palestinian man near the gate of the illegal Annexation Wall, north of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot the Palestinian with a live round in one of his legs, as he was trying to cross the gate on his way […]

17 Nov
2:22

Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, after the army prevented many families from entering their orchards to harvest their olive trees. Media sources said the soldiers attacked many Palestinians, and prevented them from entering their olive orchards, […]

17 Nov
1:05

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including Two Children, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two children, and assaulted a few others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded Silwan town, east of Ramallah, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked […]

16 Nov
5:02

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians in West Bank Protests

Israeli forces violently attacked Palestinian protesters, on Friday, in al-Khalil (Hebron) in the southern West Bank, and Qalqilia in the northern West Bank. Days of Palestine quoted local sources that said a number of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters, including a journalist, during protests […]

16 Nov
7:15

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Nablus

On Friday, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands in direct violation of International Law, invaded Palestinian olive orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked the families. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

-Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested on Wednesday four youths, including a cancer patient, from Beit Jala and Aida and Al-Izzah refugee camps in Bethlehem.. According to security sources, "Wafa", the Israeli occupation forces arrested Nawaf Ismail al-Qaisi (45 years), from Al-Azza refugee camp north of Bethlehem, a patient with cancer, and Mohammed Nader Jawarish (17 years) from the tables in the city of Beit Jala, and Mohammed Hamdi al-Masa'id, Ashraf al-Sheikh from Aida camp, after they raided and searched their homes. ـــ
15 Nov
3:38

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes, in the Shawawra village, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few homes. They added that the soldiers abducted Monir Dar’awi, […]

15 Nov
5:39

Harvard Students Walk Out en Masse on Israeli Consul General

In yet another sign that Palestinian solidarity activists are getting room inside mainstream institutions, scores of Harvard law students walked out on the Israeli consul general, Wednesday, as he began a talk on the settlement project. The students were largely silent and held up signs saying, “Settlements are a War […]

14 Nov
2:44

Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine 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 searched many homes in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, and abducted four […]

14 Nov
11:37

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

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Thursday at dawn, into Qarawat Bani Hassan village, west of Salfit in central West Bank, before writing racist graffiti on a few walls, including a mosque, and punctured the tires of at least 30 cars. Tamer Rayyan, the head of Qarawat Bani […]

14 Nov
11:24

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Hebron

November 14, 2019 11:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, one Palestinian in Bethlehem, and two others in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched several homes. Media sources in Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded Jabal al-Mawaleh area, and abducted Hamza Osama al-‘Ajjouri, […]

14 Nov
6:07

Israeli Soldiers Invade Shu’fat Refugee Camp

November 14, 2019 6:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Wednesday evening, Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked many protesters with live fire and gas bombs. Fateh Movement spokesperson in Jerusalem, Tha’er Fasfous, said the fired a barrage of gas bombs, causing dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas […]

14 Nov
5:56

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian, Causes Fire In A Home, In Hebron

November 14, 2019 5:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the al-Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and shot a young man with a live round in his knee, leading to a serious injury after a severe blood loss, and caused a fire in one home after firing […]

13 Nov
6:58

Israel Razes Palestinian Land for Settler-Only Bypass

The Israeli army, on Wednesday, began to bulldoze Palestinian land in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, in order to make way for the construction of a settler-only bypass road. WAFA correspondent reported that Israeli bulldozers, under military protection, proceeded to raze about […]

13 Nov
6:21

Israel Orders Seizure Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported that Israeli authorities, on Wednesday, issued military orders to seize more Palestinian land for military purposes in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem. Hasan Brijiyeh, a local anti-settlement and anti-wall activist, told WAFA that Israeli authorities in the Gush Etzion […]

13 Nov
12:22

Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes. One of the abducted Palestinians was taken prisoner at a military roadblock. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and […]

13 Nov
11:49

Soldiers Abduct A University Student Near Hebron

November 13, 2019 11:49 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian university student from Tarqoumia town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and illegally confiscated cash and a computer. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home of Mohammad Sa’adi Abu Dabbous, the coordinator of the Fateh Movement […]

13 Nov
9:28

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians, including the head of a research and development center, in Jerusalem and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Kafr Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and stormed the home of Obai ‘Aboudi, before violently searching the property, […]

13 Nov
8:36

Army Demolishes An Under-Construction Palestinian Home Near Tubas

November 13, 2019 8:36 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, ‘Atouf Palestinian village, south of Tubas in northeastern West Bank, and demolished an under-construction home. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official who monitors Israeli’s colonialist activities in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, said several army jeeps and bulldozers invaded Umm Ekbeish area in ‘Atouf […]

12 Nov
1:51

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Tuesday, seven Palestinians, including two teens, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Anas […]

12 Nov
12:24

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem

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

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

12 Nov
11:08

Illegal Colonists Write Racist Graffiti, Puncture Tires, Near Nablus

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

11 Nov
6:34

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

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

11 Nov
6:23

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

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

11 Nov
3:59

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Hebron

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

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

11 Nov
3:32

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

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

11 Nov
2:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

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

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

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

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

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

10 Nov
8:40

Palestinian Farmer’s Land Flooded With Sewage

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

10 Nov
1:05

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Jerusalem

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

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

10 Nov
12:30

Soldiers Abduct Two Former Political Prisoners Near Hebron

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

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

10 Nov
11:49

Illegal Colonists Invade Village Near Bethlehem

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

10 Nov
11:15

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

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

09 Nov
1:07

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

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

09 Nov
12:46

Soldiers Search Many Homes In Hebron

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

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

08 Nov
9:13

Opinion: Microsoft Should Not Fund Israeli Spying On Palestinians

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

08 Nov
8:21

Democratic Congressman Criticizes Israel After Visit to West Bank

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

08 Nov
8:01

MADA: 107 Violations Against Media Freedoms in Palestine During October

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

08 Nov
2:48

Soldiers Shoot A Woman, Abduct Her Son, In Jerusalem

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

07 Nov
6:41

Israel Approves Controversial Jerusalem Cable Car Plan

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

07 Nov
12:53

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

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

07 Nov
11:59

Israeli Soldiers Take Measurement Of Home In Preparation For Detonating It

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

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

07 Nov
11:19

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

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

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

07 Nov
12:53

Soldiers Abduct Two Teens, Including One Who Was Shot

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

06 Nov
11:08

Lands East of Jerusalem Seized for Settlement Expansion

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

-Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested on Wednesday four youths, including a cancer patient, from Beit Jala and Aida and Al-Izzah refugee camps in Bethlehem.. According to security sources, "Wafa", the Israeli occupation forces arrested Nawaf Ismail al-Qaisi (45 years), from Al-Azza refugee camp north of Bethlehem, a patient with cancer, and Mohammed Nader Jawarish (17 years) from the tables in the city of Beit Jala, and Mohammed Hamdi al-Masa'id, Ashraf al-Sheikh from Aida camp, after they raided and searched their homes. ـــ
06 Nov
9:46

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

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

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

05 Nov
9:09

EU: ALL Israeli Settlement Activity is Illegal Under International Law

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

04 Nov
10:19

Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Girl In Bethlehem

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

04 Nov
10:02

Opinion – On Jared Kushner’s Palestinophobia

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

04 Nov
9:50

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

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

04 Nov
9:16

Two Hunger Striking Jordanian Detainees To Be Sent To Amman

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

04 Nov
8:49

Israel Seizes 2500 Dunams of Palestinian Land in West Bank

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

04 Nov
8:08

Illegal Israeli Colonists Flood Orchard With Wastewater In Bethlehem

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

04 Nov
3:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

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

03 Nov
8:09

Of 39 Women Detained In Israeli Jails, 16 are Mothers

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

03 Nov
4:20

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

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

03 Nov
4:10

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

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

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

03 Nov
1:42

Army Injures Several Schoolchildren In Hebron

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

Minister of Jerusalem Affairs
03 Nov
12:56

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

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

03 Nov
11:32

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

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

03 Nov
10:51

Illegal Colonists Pick Palestinian Olive Trees, Steal Produce

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

03 Nov
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Jenin

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

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

03 Nov
4:20

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

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

02 Nov
1:33

Soldiers Force Palestinians Out Of Their Olive Orchards In Nablus

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

02 Nov
10:55

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

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

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

02 Nov
7:10

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

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

01 Nov
4:54

Army Injures Many Nonviolent Protesters in Kufur Qaddoum

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

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

01 Nov
4:11

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Teen Near Ramallah

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

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

01 Nov
3:51

Illegal Colonists Steel A Donkey Near Salfit

Several illegal Israeli colonists invaded, on Friday morning, a Palestinian orchard in Yasuf village, east of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and stole a donkey, blankets and olive picking tools. Eyewitnesses said the Israeli assailants came from Taffuh illegal colony, which was built on Palestinian lands, owned by […]

01 Nov
2:24

Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner Near Ramallah

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

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

01 Nov
2:53

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

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