Category Archives: West Bank

28 May
11:16

Off-duty Israeli Soldier Caught on Video Torching Palestinian Farms

A video released by the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem shows a group of Israeli settlers attacking Palestinian villagers and setting their farms on fire on May 17th – and today, the group managed to identify one of the arsonists in the video as an off-duty Israeli soldier. According to […]

28 May
10:52

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a wounded child, from their homes in Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before storming and ransacking many homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. Media sources in […]

26 May
7:39

Palestinian Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Fifth Day

May 26, 2019 7:39 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Sunday, that a detainee from Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, is ongoing with hunger strike, in an Israeli prison, for the fifth day. The Committee stated that the detainee, Ahmad Khader al-Hroub, 30, from Deir Samit town, west of […]

26 May
6:22

Army Abducts Two Siblings In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian siblings in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Quds News Network has reported that the soldiers abducted Zidan Sharabati, and his brother, Mofeed, from Shuhada Street, in Hebron city. In related news, the soldiers closed many […]

26 May
5:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, identified as […]

25 May
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, and Friday evening and on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinian men from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the al-Ezariyya town, southeast of Jerusalem, and […]

25 May
11:00

Illegal Colonists Injure A Palestinian Shepherd, Soldiers Abduct One

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Saturday, Palestinian grazing lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, wounding one shepherd, before Israeli soldiers arrived in the area, attacked the shepherds and abducted one. Aref Daraghma, a Palestinian human rights activist, said the illegal colonists chased several Palestinian shepherds in Khallet Hamad […]

25 May
3:50

Another Company Withdraws From Israeli Light Rail Project

Alstom, a French transport company, has announced their withdrawal from an Israeli light-rail project that is being used to annex illegal Israeli settlements into Jerusalem, citing potentially harmful human rights violations, and French law. According to activists campaigning against the light-rail line, Israel’s illegal annexation of East Jerusalem, rapid development […]

24 May
5:38

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the protest started from the center of the village, where the protesters marched […]

24 May
3:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday morning, a Palestinian child in Sielet al-Harithiyya town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The child’s father said the soldiers stopped his son, Amjad Ziad Zyoud, 15, on the main Jenin-Haifa Road, and maced him with pepper spray before repeatedly striking and […]

24 May
2:18

Soldiers Abduct, Injure, Several Palestinians Trying To Reach Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted and injured , on Friday morning, several young Palestinian men in Qalandia area, north of occupied East Jerusalem, while trying to enter the city for prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on the third Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources said the Palestinians were […]

23 May
12:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-Mazra’a ash-Sharqiya and Kar Ni’ma villages, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, abducted three Palestinians, and detained one for a few hours, in addition to confiscating a car. Several army jeeps invaded […]

23 May
11:01

Updated: “Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians, Injures One, In Northern West Bank”

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Tulkarem,  Nablus and Jenin, searched and ransacked many homes, before abducting eleven Palestinians, and injured one. Media sources in Qalqilia said several army jeeps invaded Jayyous village, east of the city, before the […]

23 May
10:52

Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Khalaya al-Louz area, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and demolished an under-construction home. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the “Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission,” stated that several army jeeps invaded the area, after surrounding it. He added that the soldiers then […]

23 May
9:45

Child Suffers A Fracture After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted Him In Hebron

A Palestinian child suffered, late on Wednesday at night, a fracture in one of his arms, after Israeli soldiers invaded his home in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Jabal Johar area, […]

23 May
7:18

Detainee Suspends Hunger Strike

The Palestinians Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that a detainee, who started a hunger strike 50 days ago, has suspended his strike after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Authority. The Committee stated that the detainee Odah al-Hroub, 32, from Doura city, southwest of Hebron, is currently held in […]

23 May
4:49

Army Stops Construction Of A Palestinian Home Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, north of Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and handed a Palestinian an order halting the construction of his home, in addition to confiscating construction materials. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in […]

22 May
1:20

PPS: “Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians, Including Children, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on late at night and on Wednesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, among them several children including a wounding child, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south […]

22 May
12:46

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Ramallah And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and one near Jerusalem. Many army jeeps invaded Ramallah at-Tihta area, in Ramallah city, searched homes and Abducted Ehab Masoud. The soldiers also invaded and searched homes in Safa village, […]

22 May
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, during extensive and violent searched of many homes and property. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and abducted Mahmoud Abed […]

22 May
10:28

Army Abducts Three, Injures Two, In Deheishe

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, abducted three Palestinians and injured two others. The soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and opened fire at dozens of protesters, wounding two young men with live fire, and caused […]

22 May
5:52

Israeli Soldiers Shoot And Abduct A Child Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and shot a Palestinian child before abducting him. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinian protesters, […]

21 May
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, 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 Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank, and […]

21 May
12:04

Soldiers Confiscate A Garbage Truck Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Tuesday, a garbage truck owned by the local council of a Palestinian village, east of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped a garbage truck operated by workers of Rojeeb Village Council, east of Nablus, and confiscate it. They added that the soldiers […]

21 May
11:44

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday morning, a Palestinian man while working on his agricultural land in Wad ash-Shonnar area in Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Haitham Ibrahim Zama’ra, after they invaded it and several surrounding areas. They added […]

21 May
4:55

Illegal Colonists Pump Wastewater Into Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

On Monday, several illegal Israeli colonists invaded Palestinian agricultural lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and flooded them with wastewater. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the assailants came from the illegal Aliyah colony, which […]

21 May
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Invade Beit Forik

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Beit Forik town, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, especially its center, and drove around its streets and alleys. They added that many Palestinians protested the invasion, and hurled stones at […]

20 May
1:33

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In West Bank

The Israeli army abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Ghazi Mohammad Derbani, 18, from his home in […]

20 May
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and installed many roadblocks, before stopping and searching dozens of cars. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Taffouh town, west of the city, searched homes and abducted a university […]

20 May
11:10

Israeli Forces Remove Muslim Worshipers From Al-Aqsa By Force

May 20, 2019 11:10 AM Ali Salam Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Heavily armed Israeli forces and police stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem, after midnight, on Sunday, and evicted Muslim worshipers, eyewitnesses told Maan News. Dozens of worshipers remained in the compound to perform Tarawih prayers, or night prayers, offered during Islam’s holy month of Ramadan. […]

20 May
3:47

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, including two guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in two separate incidents, in occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers abducted the head of its Jerusalem Office, the Secretary of Fateh Movement, Nasser Qous, in addition […]

19 May
3:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a Palestinian teen. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted Yazan Mohammad Froukh, 16, from his home. Silwanic added that the soldiers invaded the teen’s family home, and […]

19 May
2:41

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man in Kafr ‘Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Qalandia Media Center said the soldiers invaded the town, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Sobeh. It added that the soldiers also installed a military roadblock, […]

19 May
2:21

Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers attacked, late on Saturday at night, many Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and forced them out of the holy site’s compound. The Islamic Waqf and Endowment Department said dozens of Palestinians choose to spend nights in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially during the current […]

19 May
1:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Amer Ra’fat Zayyah, 25, after breaking into his home and violently searching it. They added that dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and fired many […]

18 May
2:45

Israeli Colonists Hurl Stones At Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

Several illegal Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Friday evening, at Palestinian cars driving on the Nablus-Jenin road, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the assailants gathered at the main junction […]

17 May
4:45

Soldiers Injure Four 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, wounding four Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, including a child who was injured in his chest. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular […]

17 May
4:28

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding several persons, and causing a few trees to burn. Media sources said the soldiers fired […]

17 May
1:29

Army Abducts Several Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, several young Palestinian men in Qalandia area, north of occupied East Jerusalem, while trying to enter the city for Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on the second Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources said the soldiers chased and attacked several young […]

17 May
12:52

Illegal Israeli Colonists Burn Palestinian Farmlands Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in ‘Aseera al-Qibliya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and burnt them. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said more than 60 illegal colonists invaded […]

17 May
11:40

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday evening, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem. Medias sources said the two Palestinians suffered moderate wounds, before the soldiers took them to a military base. They added that the army released two young men shortly after detaining them, before medics of […]

17 May
10:56

Israeli Court Convicts Mother Of Slain Palestinian

An Israeli military court convicted, Thursday, Wafa’ Na’alwa, for what it alleged “her failure to prevent her son from carrying out a deadly shooting attack.” The court claimed that Wafa’ “knew of her son’s intention to carry the shooting attack out,” in Burkan Colony, near Salfit, in the West Bank. […]

16 May
1:08

Despite Deteriorating Conditions, Three Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that three Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike, protesting the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial, despite their deteriorating health conditions. The PPS said two of the detainees, identified as Odah al-Hroub and Hasan al-‘Oweiwi, […]

16 May
12:47

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched them. The PPS in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Mohammad […]

16 May
11:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Tent Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, invaded Susiya village, in Masafer Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished a residential tent for the second time in less the two months. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Resistance Committee in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded […]

15 May
12:11

Israel To Demolish A Building In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers and personnel of the Interior Ministry in occupied East Jerusalem invaded, on Wednesday morning, Shu’fat refugee camp, and delivered an order for the demolition of a building, used for weddings and other social events. Mahmoud Sheikh, the head of the Popular Committee in Shu’fat refugee camp, said the […]

15 May
11:45

Army Abducts A Palestinian Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian child in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and abducted a child, identified as Jabr Wael Badawi, 15. They added that […]

15 May
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, eleven Palestinians, including one woman, from occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned two others for interrogation, after the army carried out extensive and violent searches of homes. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a woman, who works for the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, identified as Ghadir ‘Ammouri, in […]

15 May
1:31

Fares: “Israeli Courts Grant Green Light To Fanatics To Kill More Palestinians”

Qaddoura Fares, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has stated, Tuesday, that the Israeli court that “acquitted the Israeli terrorist, who participated in the firebombing of Dawabsha family home in 2015, killing the father, mother and one of their children, and seriously wounding the only surviving child, is […]

15 May
12:22

Israeli Military Training Causes Fire In Dozens Of Dunams Of Palestinian Lands

Large areas of Palestinian grazing lands were burnt, Tuesday, after the Israeli army conducted military drills in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers carried out military training, including the use of explosives, in the al-Boqei’a ash-Sharqiya and Hamsa areas in the Northern Plains […]

15 May
12:02

Soldiers Assault A Palestinian Near His Home In Hebron

Israeli soldiers assaulted,  on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock near his home in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing cuts and bruises, and detained him for several hours. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers assaulted Amin Nafeth Salayma, […]

14 May
1:27

Palestinian Organizations Denounce Israeli Court Decision On 2015 Murder Case

Several Palestinian organizations, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, denounced Israeli court’s exoneration of a member of an extremist Jewish settler suspected of committing the murder of three members of the Palestinian Dawabsha family, in 2015. The July 31, 2015 firebomb attack of the Dawabsha home in the […]

14 May
1:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including a father and his son, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians from Bethlehem governorate, identified […]

14 May
12:47

Israel Approves Two Majors Roads On Palestinian Lands To Link Between Colonies In West Bank

The Israeli authorities have approved the paving of two new roads to link with illegal isolated colonies, built on private Palestinian lands in the southern and northern parts of the occupied West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said the approval was for two major road in the occupied West Bank, and […]

13 May
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Injures Three, In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, Jenin refugee camp and the al-Yamoun town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, injured three Palestinians, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted five. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers shot […]

13 May
8:22

Army Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Khaled Abu Zeina, Firas al-Wehda, Ahmad Hussein Abdul-Hafith, Ahmad […]

13 May
2:23

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinian Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian children, and assaulted one of them, in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted the two Palestinians, identified as Essam Abu Naab, 16, and Mohammad al-Ghazzawi, 16. They added that the soldiers also assaulted Essam with […]

13 May
12:49

Ahed Tamimi Leads March For Palestine

On May 11, 2019, commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba or “catastrophe”, hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of London in solidarity with the Palestinian people, Maan News reports. During 1948, the Palestinian Nakba, an estimated 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their homes when the state […]

12 May
9:10

Three Palestinian Detainees From Hebron Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Sunday, that three detainees from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, are ongoing with hunger strikes, rejecting their continued arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges or trial. The Committee stated that Odah al-Hroub and Hasan al-‘Oweiwi, started the hunger strike […]

12 May
8:46

Army Detains Seven Journalists, One Human Rights Worker, In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Sunday, seven Palestinian journalists and one human rights worker, in the northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, as they were documenting the army while displacing families to conduct military training. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers detained seven journalists, identified as Hazem Nasser, Shadi Jarar’a, Ranin Sawafta, Shatha […]

12 May
8:08

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Nahhalin, west of Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a teenage boy. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched a few homes, and abducted Khalaf Osama Shakarna, 16. They added that the soldiers questioned […]

12 May
7:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians in Arraba town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said many army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers stormed and searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Anas Awwad and Waddah Khalil Sha’er. […]

11 May
9:42

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, three Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town and attacked the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, by firing rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. They added […]

10 May
11:02

UN Report: Israeli Forces Demolished 41 Palestinian Homes in Past Two Weeks

According to a new report issued Friday by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, up to 150 Palestinians have been rendered homeless by Israeli home demolitions in the past two weeks alone. The report only counts the demolitions carried out in Jerusalem and the West Bank, […]

10 May
7:05

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, Including A Child, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding one child with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. “Today’s procession marked the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, […]

10 May
1:47

Army Injures Six Palestinians, Including One Who Suffered Eye Injury, In Jerusalem

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, six young Palestinian men with rubber-coated steel bullets and concussion grenades, including one who suffered an eye injury. The PRCS stated that its medics provided treatment to six Palestinians, including four who were rushed to […]

09 May
1:31

Soldiers Close Road Linking Between Several Ramallah Villages

Israeli soldiers closed, Thursday, the main road linking between several village northwest of Ramallah and Birzeit, in central West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers closed the iron gate, which was installed at the entrance of Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, forcing the Palestinians to take longer […]

09 May
1:08

Israeli Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Wednesday evening until dawn hours Thursday, at least nine Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Aseed Shehada, 25, As’ad Safadi, 27, Firas Shehada, 22, and […]

09 May
10:47

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched homes and abducted four young Palestinian men. The soldiers interrogated several Palestinians while searching their homes, and examined their ID cards, before abducting the four young men. The abducted […]

09 May
7:42

Has Israel Already Annexed The West Bank?

While the international community and media created an uproar when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intent to annex the West Bank in a bid to garner votes during last month’s elections, many Palestinians living in the occupied territory were not fazed by the right-wing leader’s words. “It’s obvious that the West Bank […]

09 May
3:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack Worshipers Leaving Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem, Abduct Three

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Wednesday evening, Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Asbat and Bab al-‘Amoud areas, in occupied East Jerusalem, while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted three of them. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, and police officers, assaulted many worshipers in Bab al-Asbat and Bab al-‘Amoud, just as they were […]

08 May
2:41

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For 37th Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike they started 37th days ago, demanding an end to their continued arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges of trial. The PPS said the two detainees, identified as Odah al-Hroub, 32, and Hasan […]

08 May
1:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a young woman and two children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Fatima Yahia Suleiman, 19, from her home in Beit Safafa […]

08 May
11:35

P.A Denounces The Release Of Israeli Who Killed Palestinian Woman

The Palestinian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates issued a statement strongly denouncing the release of an illegal Israeli colonist who killed a Palestinian woman last year, and said the release resembles the biased Israel legal system and its lack of respect for Palestinian lives. The Ministry said the release […]

08 May
10:46

Army To Displace 15 Bedouin Families For Military Training

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Hamsa al-Foqa area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and ordered fifteen Bedouin Palestinian families to leave their community as the military conducts live fire training. Mo’taz Bisharat, an official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at the Palestinian Authority in central West Bank, said the […]

08 May
6:14

Settler Released After Deadly Stoning Attack, Placed Under House Arrest

An Israeli court released a settler involved in the killing of 48-year-old Palestinian mother of eight Aisha Mohammad al-Rabi, from the town of Bidya, in the north of the West Bank, and placed him under house arrest. Rabi was killed in front of her husband and 9-year-old daughter when Israeli […]

08 May
3:11

Israeli Soldiers Close Wadi Hilweh Street In Silwan

Just as the Palestinians in Silwan were preparing for Iftar following a day of fasting in the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, Israeli soldiers closed Wadi Hilweh Street, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that […]

07 May
1:46

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Young Woman, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 10 Palestinians, including a young woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Fatima Yahia Suleiman, 19, from Beit Safafa, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after […]

07 May
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, in addition to invading the az-Zawiya village, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and confiscated a car near Bethlehem. Media sources in Qalqilia said […]

07 May
11:33

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, in Hebron and Jenin governorates, in the southern and northern parts of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the city, searched homes and abducted Ala’ […]

06 May
3:13

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians during invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, identified […]

06 May
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians in Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday ay dawn, the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and Tulkarem refugee camp, searched homes and abducted five Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Yahia Adnan Hannoun, Hisham Riyadh Freij, 23, and Anas Mahmoud Jayyousi, […]

06 May
10:41

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron, Search Homes, Cause Damage To Solar Panels

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, and summoned another for interrogation, in addition to searching many homes, and cars, confiscated surveillance equipment and destroyed solar panels, in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north […]

05 May
2:02

Updated: Israeli Army Abducts 16 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians, including two siblings and a physician, and summoned others for interrogation, during violent invasions and searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Hizma town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted six […]

05 May
8:56

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including Two Siblings, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Balata town and Orif village, east and south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before breaking into and ransacking several homes, and abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings. Media sources said several army vehicles invaded the Balata town from many directions, […]

05 May
8:01

PLO Official “Deal of the Century, More About Dictations and Not a Peace Agreement”

Dr. Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO), pronounced Friday that the so-called U.S. “Deal of the Century” is “more about dictations and not a peace agreement that maybe reached through negotiations.” In Ramallah City, central occupied West Bank, a delegation of 50 […]

04 May
2:09

Illegal Israeli Colonists Destroy Gate Of A Mosque In Jerusalem’s Old City

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, Sheikh Makki Mosque in al-Qadisiyah Street in Jerusalem’s Old City, and destroyed its gate. The colonists broke the lock, and sabotaged its gate, for the third time in just a few months, the Palestinian Waqf and Islamic Endowment Ministry has […]

04 May
2:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem and Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian man from the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. On Friday evening, the soldiers abducting two Palestinians near Nablus, in northern West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded al-Khader, before storming and searching a few homes, and interrogated […]

04 May
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Invade A Building In Jenin, Install A Monitoring Post

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, before storming a residential building, and installed a military monitoring post on its rooftop. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the residential building, located at the southern entrance of Jenin, before placing their post on its […]

03 May
11:19

Soldiers Abduct Twenty Peace Activists, Two Journalists, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday morning, at least twenty peace activists, while trying to help Palestinian farmers to enter their own lands, which Israel intends to illegally confiscate. Media sources said the soldiers attacked the nonviolent activists in Um al-‘Arayes and Bir al-‘Ad areas, and declared them closed military zones. […]

03 May
10:47

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, violently searched a few homes and abducted one Palestinian. Media sources in the village said several army vehicles invaded it, before the soldiers broke into and searched several homes, before interrogating a […]

03 May
10:13

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

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, on Friday at dawn, Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, punctured car tires and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources said the assailants came from the illegal Yitzhar colony, built on private Palestinian lands. They added that the […]

03 May
1:21

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Orif Palestinian Village

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Thursday evening, the Palestinian village of Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and caused serious damage to one car. Media sources in the village said the colonists came from the nearby illegal Yitzhar colony, which was built on […]

03 May
1:07

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Kharrouba neighborhood in Jenin city, in northern West Bank, and abducted a Palestinian teenage boy. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Rabea’ Allam an-Nourasi, 16, after invading his family’s home and violently searching it. They added that the soldiers also invaded and ransacked the home of […]

03 May
12:56

Israeli Soldiers Close Road Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers closed, on Thursday evening, a road near Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, by placing concrete blocks. Media sources said the soldiers closed the dirt road linking between Huwwara and Burin village, near a local factory, by placing huge concrete blocks. The Israeli […]

02 May
12:45

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians, Including Children, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians, including children, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted six Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Hazem […]

02 May
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injure Several Others, In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians and injured many others, after the army invaded several areas in Jenin governorate in northern West Bank. The soldiers also abducted one child in Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Ibrahim Mustafa al-Qoneiri, from his home in Jenin […]

02 May
10:20

Health Condition Of Hunger Striking Detainee Worsens

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Thursday, that a Palestinian detainee in Israeli prisons, has suffered health complications after 54 days of a hunger strike, and added that he is ongoing with his strike demanding ending his arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, holding him captive without charges or trial. It said […]

02 May
9:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, six Palestinians from their homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp and Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, and abducted three young men, identified as Ahmad Aladdin Yaghi, Qais Aladdin Yaghi and Mohammad […]

02 May
1:53

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Detainees In Asqalan

Soldiers of the Metzada special forces unit of the “Israeli Prison Service” attacked, on Wednesday at noon, many Palestinian detainees in their rooms, in Asqalan (Ashkelon) Prison, and destroyed their belongings. The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that the soldiers attacked the detainees while eating their lunch, and deliberately spilled […]