Category Archives: West Bank

01 Mar
4:00

Israel Releases Palestinian Lawmaker After Twenty Months of Administrative Detention

56 year old Palestinian, and member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Khalida Jarrar, was released from Israeli prison Thursday, after twenty months of administrative detention, WAFA reported. Jarrar was released at the Salem military checkpoint, near the Northern West Bank city of Jenin, hours earlier than announced. Arrested from her […]

01 Mar
5:42

12 Palestinians Abducted in West Bank Raids

Israeli forces abducted 12 Palestinians, including two minors, in raids in the occupied West Bank, according to a statement released today by the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). The PPS said, according to WAFA, that Israeli soldiers detained six people from Ramallah, two of them minors released some hours later. Forces […]

28 Feb
6:00

Palestinian Journalists Syndicate Denounces Israel’s Detention of Palestinian Journalist

Palestinian photographer Mustafa Kharouf was arrested by Israeli police on January 22, 2019. He has been detained since then, as Israel threatens him with expulsion to Jordan.

28 Feb
5:22

Olive Saplings Uprooted, Lands Razed by Israeli Forces in Masafer Yatta

Israeli forces, today, uprooted some 350 olive saplings and razed lands in Khillet al-Dabe’, Masafer Yatta, in the Hebron area of the southern occupied West Bank, according to Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern Hebron. Jabour told WAFA that Israeli bulldozers razed lands and uprooted […]

27 Feb
10:35

Israeli Officials Remove 41 Million NIS From Palestinian Authority Funding

Palestinian officials on Wednesday announced that they will not accept the illegal confiscation of NIS 41,000,000 by Israeli officials. This money was taken out of the tax funds that Israel collects for the Palestinian Authority. It is supposed to be transferred directly to the Palestinian Authority, according to the Oslo […]

27 Feb
10:34

Heavy Rain Causes Sections Of The Annexation Wall To Collapse Near Jerusalem

Heavy rain falling over several parts of occupied Palestine has caused sections of Israel’s illegal Annexation Wall near Shu’fat refugee camp, to collapse, in the area which previously witnessed the same occurrence. The wall has isolated the Palestinians from their confiscated lands and separated them from the segregated Pisgat Zeev […]

27 Feb
9:14

Kindergarten Students Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Ramallah

February 27, 2019 9:14 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several children of a kindergarten in the central West Bank city of Ramallah suffered, Thursday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded the city, and fire gas bombs. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers invaded Ramallah at-Tihta area, and stormed the homes of Zakariya […]

27 Feb
8:41

Soldiers Summon A Child And A Teacher For Interrogation In Jerusalem

February 27, 2019 8:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers summoned for interrogation, Wednesday, a Palestinian child and a teacher from occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the child, identified as Abdul-Rahman Bilal Mahmoud, 11, was summoned for interrogation after the soldiers invaded his home in the al-‘Isawiya town, and abducted his brother Hasan. They added that the soldiers […]

27 Feb
10:29

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin

February 27, 2019 10:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, from Jenin refugee camp, and Qabatia town, south of Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that many army vehicles invaded Jenin refugee camp, […]

27 Feb
9:56

Army Abducts Twenty-Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty-two Palestinians, including the governor of occupied Jerusalem, Adnan Gheith, and a lawyer, identified as Midhat Deebiyya, from their homes Silwan and the al-‘Isawiya towns. The soldiers conducted very violent searches of homes, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians, before abducting 23 of them, […]

27 Feb
8:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

February 27, 2019 8:54 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron city, and abducted one Palestinian, identified as Sobhi Abu Zeina. The soldiers also invaded homes in Surif town, northwest of Hebron, […]

27 Feb
3:07

US Supporting Settlement Expansion as Israeli Elections Draw Near

by Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/ The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its latest weekly report, that  the ruling Israeli right-wing in Israel is racing time in order to get the votes of the Israelis, particularly those of the settlers. It escalates land confiscation campaigns throughout the […]

26 Feb
9:33

Disabled Palestinian Detainee Declares Hunger Strike

February 26, 2019 9:33 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Tuesday, that an ailing, disabled Palestinian detainee, who is held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, has declared a hunger strike, demanding his release. The PPS stated that the detainee, Mo’taz Obeido, who is held at the Negev Detention Camp, […]

26 Feb
8:59

Israeli Colonists Paint Racist Graffiti on the Ar-Rahma Gate of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers painted, on Tuesday, racist graffiti on the outer walls of Bab ar-Rahma Gate, adjacent to the eastern wall of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The incident took place just a few days after dozens of Palestinians managed to reopen the ar-Rahma area of the […]

26 Feb
8:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In the West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Tuesday, at least twenty-two Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank and interrogated many Palestinians while […]

26 Feb
7:55

Palestinians Furious and Fed Up with Corruption of ‘Mafia’ PA

by Megan Giovannetti in Ramallah, occupied West Bank Ali was incredulous. “You call them a government?” he asked. “I call them mafia.” For the 22-year-old Palestinian resident of the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, the Palestinian Authority (PA), headed by President Mahmoud Abbas, is a corrupt institution that […]

26 Feb
7:20

Japan Funds Vital West Bank Projects

Japan’s Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo. on Sunday, signed  grant contracts for three electricity and water rehabilitation projects across the West Bank. The Representative Office of Japan to Palestine said, in a press release, that Okubo signed grant contracts for two Grassroots Human […]

26 Feb
12:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscate His Road Roller, Near Salfit

February 26, 2019 12:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a Palestinian man and confiscated his road roller, while he was doing work for the Ministry of Agriculture to rehabilitate and prepare agricultural roads in the northern area of Deir Ballout town, west of Salfit in the occupied West Bank. Engineer Ibrahim al-Hamad, the director of […]

25 Feb
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. PPS stated that the soldiers conducted extensive and very violent of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, while inspecting their ID cards. […]

24 Feb
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, fourteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers abducted two Palestinians, identified as Nour al-‘Ajlouni and Hasan Ayyad, after stopping them near Bab al-‘Amoud, in occupied East Jerusalem. Also in Jerusalem, the soldiers […]

24 Feb
6:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian From Jerusalem

February 24, 2019 6:45 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian from occupied Jerusalem, while heading to Jericho along with many other Palestinians accompanying a former political prisoner to the Jericho city. Amjad Abu Assab, the head of the Jerusalem Detainees’ Committee, said the army stopped the car convoy of a former political prisoner, identified […]

23 Feb
9:41

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Hebron

February 23, 2019 9:41 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man at the entrance of the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot Mohammad ‘Ata al-As’ees, with a live round in his leg, causing a minor injury. […]

23 Feb
9:07

Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian cars near Huwwara Israeli military roadblock, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Resident Mohammad Sawafta, from Bardala town in the Northern Plains of the West Bank, said the colonists pelted his car with stones, causing serious […]

23 Feb
8:54

Colonialist Settler Attacks A Palestinian In Hebron

An illegal Israeli colonialist settler attacked, on Saturday morning, an official of the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee, in the Sahla neighborhood, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Husam Abu Hadid said the colonist assaulted him while he was […]

23 Feb
8:20

Soldiers Abduct Three Shepherds Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, three Palestinian shepherds, south of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the soldiers, accompanied by […]

23 Feb
7:34

Colonialist Settlers Carry Out Provocative March In Hebron

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers carried out, on Saturday evening, a provocative march in the streets and alleys of the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the colonists marched through the market area, and headed to the street of […]

23 Feb
7:04

Army Abducts A Guard Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

February 23, 2019 7:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, one of the civilian guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Samer al-Qabbani, as he was leaving the mosque through Bab al-Asbat (Gate of the Tribes). It added that the soldiers cuffed the Palestinian […]

23 Feb
6:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct The Head Of Jerusalem’s Palestinian Prisoners Society

February 23, 2019 6:12 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday morning, the secretary of Fateh Movement in occupied Jerusalem, and the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society’s (PPS) office in the city, Nasser Qous. The PPS has reported that the soldiers stormed the home of Nasser Qous, and violently searched the property before abducting him. […]

23 Feb
2:49

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

February 23, 2019 2:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man from Beit Qad village, east of Jenin, in northern West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said several army jeeps invaded the village, before the soldiers stopped and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. They added that the soldiers […]

22 Feb
5:46

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several Palestinians during the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the Palestinians and international peace activists marched from the […]

22 Feb
4:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters Marking The Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, marking the 25th anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre. Media sources said the soldiers injured one child with the rubber-coated steel bullet, and caused many Palestinians to suffer […]

22 Feb
3:26

Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters marched from the center of the village, and headed towards Abu Lemon […]

22 Feb
3:12

Army Shoots Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians with the illegal expanding “Toto” bullets and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinians held a nonviolent procession on lands Israel intends to illegally confiscate for its colonialist activities, […]

22 Feb
2:15

Closed Since 2003; Palestinians Celebrate Reopening Of Bab Al-Rahma Mosque

Hundreds of Palestinians celebrated, Friday, the reopening of Bab al-Rahma Mosque of Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound, which was closed by Israel since the year 2003, and the Palestinians were denied access to it since then. Media sources in Jerusalem said the Palestinians gathered in and around Bab al-Rahma and raised Palestinian […]

22 Feb
1:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Cause Damage To Homes, In Jenin

February 22, 2019 1:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a Palestinian man, and searched several homes, in Jenin city and Jenin refugee camp, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Ahmad Rateb Oweiss, 33, from his home. It is worth mentioning that Ahmad has […]

22 Feb
12:54

Army Abducts Dozens Of Palestinians In Jerusalem, Deploys Hundreds Of Soldiers Around Al-Aqsa

February 22, 2019 12:54 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least fifty Palestinians in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, including the Old City, during extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes, and interrogated dozens of residents. Media sources said hundreds of soldiers and police officers have been deployed in the center of Jerusalem, […]

22 Feb
3:53

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Hebron

February 22, 2019 3:53 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers fired many gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets and concussion grenades at Palestinians, […]

21 Feb
2:32

Israeli Colonists Attack A School Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Thursday, Orif Secondary School, in Orif village, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Adel al-‘Amer, the secretary of Orif Village Council, told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) that the colonists attacked the school just as the students were leaving […]

21 Feb
2:02

Army Detains A Palestinian, Denies Him Access To Al-Aqsa For Two Weeks

Israeli soldiers detained, Thursday, a young Palestinian man, and an issued order preventing him from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied Jerusalem, for two weeks, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. The Palestinian, identified as Bahjat ar-Razem, from Jerusalem, was taken prisoner by the soldiers, […]

21 Feb
12:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Thursday, twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

21 Feb
9:44

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Bethlehem

February 21, 2019 9:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from Bethlehem governorate, south of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army jeeps invaded Nahhalin town, west of the city, and abducted Fares Hasan Fannoun, in […]

21 Feb
8:28

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Of Palestinian Cars Near Ramallah

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, earlier Thursday, the villages of al-Janiya and Ras Karkar, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, punctured tires of several cars and wrote racist graffiti. Radi Abu Fkheitha, the head of Ras Karkar Village Council, said the colonists punctured the tires of ten […]

21 Feb
7:46

Israeli Soldiers Injure 30 Schoolchildren In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, Thursday, thirty Palestinians schoolchildren, including one who suffered a serious injury, after a group of soldiers and colonialist settlers attacked them, in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Medical sources in Hebron said thirty children suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, including one child who suffered a […]

21 Feb
5:04

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate Trench Roller, Bulldozer, Near Hebron

February 21, 2019 5:04 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday invaded the ar-Raheela area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before confiscating a trench roller and a bulldozer. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, […]

21 Feb
5:03

Project Cuba: Palestinian Doctor Helps Refugees in the West Bank

Muhammad’s project represents what he dreams for the Palestinian health system in the future. “I went through many difficulties, but today I have the best reward of seeing my project come true,” he says. Credit: personal archive by Alethea Kanas- PNN/ Bethlehem/ Even though “Project Cuba” is only four month […]

21 Feb
4:17

Army Abducts A Child Near Bethlehem

February 21, 2019 4:17 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian child and attacked a family in their home in Um Rokba area, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched homes, before abducting a child, identified as Ahmad Yousef Da’dou, 16, and took him to an unknown […]

20 Feb
2:52

PPS: “Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in Jerusalem, and abducted Hamad Shalabi, Majd Marwan […]

20 Feb
1:02

Soldiers Assault A Blind Man in His Home, Near Bethlehem

February 20, 2019 1:02 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Wednesday at dawn, a blind Palestinian man who also suffers from a Kidney disease, after invading his home in Doha town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian, Monther Mezher, told WAFA News Agency the soldiers stormed his home and started a violent […]

20 Feb
12:35

Army To Demolish Homes In Shu’fat

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Shu’fat refugee camp, and surrounding neighborhoods, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and delivered demolition orders targeting several homes. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by personnel of the City Council, invaded the refugee camp, and posted demolition orders targeting several […]

20 Feb
12:05

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Bethlehem; One Car Burnt By Gas Bombs

February 20, 2019 12:05 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Doha, southwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted two young Palestinian men. The soldiers also fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at local protesters, causing fire in one car. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers stormed […]

20 Feb
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tulkarem And Nablus

February 20, 2019 11:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, two young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, from their homes in Tulkarem and Nablus, in northern West Bank, after invading their homes and searching them. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Tha’er Rafe’ Ekbariya, from his home in Shweika area, north of Tulkarem. The […]

20 Feb
11:21

Israel Approves 464 New Colonialist Units In Occupied Jerusalem

February 20, 2019 11:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli “Construction and Planning Committee” of the City Council in occupied Jerusalem, has approved the construction on an additional 464 units for illegal colonialist settlers. The approval was made this past Monday, and it was revealed, Wednesday, that the plan aims at expanding in Gilo illegal colony, southwest of […]

20 Feb
10:04

Israeli Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Hebron

February 20, 2019 10:04 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, al-‘Arroub refugee camp and the nearby Halhoul and Beit Ummar towns, before storming and searching many homes, and abducted eight Palestinians, including a child, in addition to summoning two others for interrogation. The Hebron […]

20 Feb
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Injure Ten Palestinians In Nablus

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanying several colonialist settlers’ buses, invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, at dawn Wednesday, heading to “Joseph’s Tomb” area, before the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, wounding at least ten. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded the eastern area of the […]

19 Feb
3:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Women While Leaving Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday afternoon, three Palestinian women while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque, through the Gate of the Tribes, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Samah Mahameed, Islam Manasra and a woman from Da’our family. They added that the soldiers took the three abducted women […]

19 Feb
12:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted six Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Samir ar-Rokh, Jihad Najm, Yazan […]

19 Feb
11:30

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes, Order Palestinian Out Of His Land, In Hebron

February 19, 2019 11:30 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, several Palestinian homes and violently searched them after forcing the families out, in Masafer Yatta village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and ordered a Palestinian out of his orchard for “military considerations.” Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and […]

19 Feb
10:26

Army Displaces A Bedouin Family Near Tubas

February 19, 2019 10:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the ar-Ras al-Ahmar Bedouin community, southeast of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, and displaced a Palestinian family. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the area before invading it, and stormed residential tents owned by Jihad Bani Odah and his family. They added that the soldiers demolished […]

19 Feb
9:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jenin

February 19, 2019 9:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six young Palestinian men from their homes, in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Jenin refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes and abducted Mohammad Samir ar-Rokh, Jihad […]

19 Feb
4:16

Fake Justice : A Report by B’Tselem

Israeli Human Rights group B’Tselem recently released a report, examining the rulings of Israel’s High Court of Justice (HCJ) to restrict Palestinian building, and demolish Palestinian homes, while authorizing illegal Israeli Settlements in the occupied West Bank. One example is the village of Khan Al-Ahmar, 2 kilometres south of the […]

19 Feb
3:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Monday at night, the town of Teqoua’, southeast of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted a young man. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before storming and ransacking homes. They added that the […]

19 Feb
1:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct An Imam Of A Mosque In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, the Imam of Beit Hanina Mosque, as he was in Bab al-‘Amoud (Damascus Gate) area, in occupied Jerusalem, and took him to an interrogation facility. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Sheikh Ra’ed Da’na, for leading the prayers in Bab ar-Rahma area, near the […]

18 Feb
3:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including One Woman, In Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Monday, many worshipers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, before abducting four Palestinians, including one woman. Media sources said the soldiers assaulted several Muslim worshipers while trying to remove them from the holy site, and closed all gates leading to it. One of the abducted Palestinians […]

18 Feb
2:39

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands In Nablus And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers bulldozed, Monday, large areas of Palestinian lands in the northern West Bank governorates of Nablus and Qalqilia, in order to expand illegal colonies, built on private lands. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded hundreds […]

Night Raid by Israeli Forces (archive image)
18 Feb
1:05

Israeli Forces Invade West Bank, Abduct 8, Including Two Children

February 18, 2019 1:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli forces invaded several parts of the West Bank in pre-dawn raids Monday morning and abducted 8 Palestinians, including two children. The two children were abducted from Shu’fat neighborhood in East Jerusalem, from a street near their home. The two youth were identified as Yasser Quresh and Zein al-Dibis. They […]

18 Feb
2:05

Economics Minister Denounces Israeli Piracy Of Palestinian Tax Revenue

Palestinian Minister Of National Economy Abeer Odeh has denounced, Sunday, what she called the Israeli piracy of Palestinian Tax revenue, which is also another violation of the “Paris Protocol on Economic Relations.” Minister Odeh said that Israel’s ongoing deductions and expropriation of Palestinian revenues are illegal acts of piracy, aimed […]

16 Feb
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Ramallah

February 16, 2019 10:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinians in Hebron and Ramallah governorates, in the southern and central parts of the occupied West Bank, after invading and searching their homes. The PPS office in Hebron said the several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the city, […]

15 Feb
9:09

Army Attacks The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the center of […]

15 Feb
8:32

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians, One Seriously, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, four Palestinians, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, after dozens of residents held Friday prayers on lands Israel intends to illegally confiscate for its colonialist and military activities, in Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources in Nablus said the […]

15 Feb
6:41

OCHA: 44 Palestinians Displaced by Israel in January

In January, about 40 Palestinian-owned structures were demolished or seized by Israeli authorities — almost the same as the monthly average recorded in 2018 — displacing 44 people and otherwise affecting some 200 others, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the occupied Palestinian territory […]

14 Feb
11:43

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Qalqilia

February 14, 2019 11:43 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians from Qaffin town, north of Tulkarem, and one in Jayyous, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and violently searched many […]

14 Feb
10:18

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Ramallah

February 14, 2019 10:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several areas in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and abducted eight Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded Kufur Ni’ma village, west of Ramallah, searched and ransacked many homes, before abducting Suleiman Sa’da, […]

14 Feb
9:59

Army Injures Several Schoolchildren In Hebron

February 14, 2019 9:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the southern area of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired gas bombs near a local school, causing dozens of schoolchildren to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also invaded homes in the city, and in […]

14 Feb
8:54

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Salfit

A number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Thursday at dawn, into Iskaka Palestinian village, east of Salfit city in central West Bank, wrote racist graffiti and punctures tires of several cars. Abdul-Qader Abu Hakma, the head of Iskaka village council, said the colonists wrote anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian racist graffiti […]

13 Feb
1:14

Soldiers Demolish A Home In Beit Jala

February 13, 2019 1:14 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Beit Jala city, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a Palestinian home. Media sources said dozens of soldiers surrounded Bir Una area in Beit Jala, adjacent to the illegal Annexation Wall, before storming the home of Mohammad […]

13 Feb
10:48

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Tubas, One In Jenin

February 13, 2019 10:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men from their homes in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, and one Palestinians in Jenin, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting […]

13 Feb
9:15

Israeli Army To Displace Fifty Families To Conduct Military Drills

The Israeli army has ordered fifty Palestinian Bedouin families, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, to leave their dwellings, all day Wednesday, so that the soldiers can conduct live-fire military drills, including the use of explosives. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at the Palestinian […]

13 Feb
6:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure Seventeen Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 13, 2019 6:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and injured seventeen Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the Schools Area, near the Al-Quds University, and surrounded the local Secondary School. They added that the school provides education to 800 students, […]

13 Feb
6:04

Israeli Colonists Invade Home, Threaten To Kill Family, In Hebron

A group of illegal Israel fanatic colonists invaded, on Tuesday, a Palestinian home, in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and threatened to kill the entire family. The home owner Emad Eqneibi said the colonists demanded him to leave his property so […]

13 Feb
5:05

Army Demolishes Three Palestinian Homes, A Storage Room, In Silwan

February 13, 2019 5:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday evening, three Palestinian homes, including an under-construction property, and a storage room, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. The soldiers demolished two homes, including one that was still under-construction, and a storage room, owned by Jamal Yahia Edkeidik, and his […]

13 Feb
4:48

Israeli Soldiers Attack Car Of Susiya Council Head Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, the car of the Jihad Nawaj’a, the head of Susiya Village Council, near Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, as he was driving near an Israeli military base. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern Hebron, […]

13 Feb
2:54

Army Abducts Two Siblings In Jerusalem

February 13, 2019 2:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, two siblings from Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, and abducted Habis Ali Khatib, and his brother Saddam, before moving them to an interrogation facility in the city. The sources added that […]

12 Feb
1:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and abducted Ashraf Mohammad al-Qaisi, […]

12 Feb
12:32

Army Shoots One Palestinian, Abducts Seven, In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Jenin city and Jenin refugee camp, in northern West Bank, shot one Palestinian and abducted five others, while undercover soldiers abducted a father and his son in Wadi Burqin area, west of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said a young man […]

12 Feb
5:17

Report: All Israeli Electoral Programs Call for the Absorption of One Million New Settlers

by Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its weekly report, that, according to data published by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has established, during the past decade, 7 new settlements in the occupied […]

12 Feb
4:05

Recently Rehabilitated Road in Masafer Yatta Destroyed by Israeli Authorities

Israeli forces destroyed a recently-rehabilitated road that connected Khirbet Shaab al-Butum to Masafer Yatta, in the south of the West Bank, said a local activist. Coordinator of the Anti-Wall and Anti-Settlement Committees in southern Hebron Rateb al-Jabour told WAFA that Israeli forces provided protection to a military bulldozer as it […]

11 Feb
12:46

Updated: PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-One Palestinians In West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Abul-Latif, 28, from his home in the Old City. Abdul-Latif is a former political […]

11 Feb
9:21

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday morning, a Palestinian home in the al-Walaja village, northwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Ein Jweiza area in al-Walaja, after surrounding it, and proceeded to demolish the property. The demolished home is owned by Majdi Shweiki, […]

11 Feb
4:58

Israeli Army Admits the Palestinian Motorcyclist They Killed Had No Explosives

Following an investigation by the Israeli military into the killing of a Palestinian motorcycle rider on February 5th, and the severe wounding of his passenger, the military was forced to admit that their initial claim that the young man had explosives was a false claim. Abdullah Faisal Omar Tawalba, 19, […]

10 Feb
1:18

Settlers Attack School Near Nablus

The administration of Orif Secondary School, in Orif town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, had to shut the school down, and sent the students to their homes when illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked it, and Israeli soldiers fire live rounds into the education facility. Ghassan Daghlas, […]

10 Feb
11:50

19-year old Israeli Settler Killed in Jerusalem; Palestinian Man Arrested

A 19-year old Israeli woman was killed and her body left in Ein Yael forest, East Jerusalem, on Thursday night. A Palestinian man has been arrested in connection with the murder, but Israeli police are unclear as to whether his motivation for the killing was political or criminal in nature. […]

10 Feb
10:10

Illegal Settlers Attack Homes In Tel Rumeida

A group of illegal fanatic Israeli colonists attacked, on Saturday at night, many Palestinian homes in Tel Rumeida neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the colonists attacked many homes and attempted to invade them and assault the families. Local Palestinians intercepted the assailants and […]

10 Feb
9:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, six young Palestinian men, from their homes, in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, and two at the Qalandia terminal, north of Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ town, southeast of […]

10 Feb
5:53

Israeli Ministers Move Forward with Historic West Bank Settlement Plan

Dozens of Israeli ministers and senior officials from the Likud political party and other right-wing parties have signed a petition to settle two million Jews across the occupied West Bank. Israeli Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and ministers Gilad Erdan, Miri Regev, Yisrael Katz of the Likud party, Ayelet Shaked and […]

10 Feb
4:39

Soldiers Attack Protesters In Hebron

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday evening, many gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian protesters at the entrance of the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers, stationed at the entrance of the refugee camp, fire many gas bombs […]

10 Feb
3:50

Army Abducts A Child And A Young Man, Colonists Attack Cars, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a child and a young man from Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, and south of Ramallah, while Illegal Colonists attack cars, west of Ramallah. Media sources said the soldiers stopped and interrogated the two Palestinians, who were walking near the Qalandia Terminal, […]

10 Feb
3:12

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars, North Of Hebron

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers hurled stones, on Saturday evening, at Palestinian cars driving at the junction of Gush Etzion colony, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and shouted insults and threats at the Palestinians. Media sources said around 50 illegal colonists gathered […]

09 Feb
2:31

Troops Attack Landowners and Activists Planting Olive Trees in Beit Ummar

A number of landowners and Combatants For Peace activists suffered, Friday, the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli troops at participants of a solidarity action of planting olive trees on lands owned by farmers from the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in southern West Bank. The activity […]

09 Feb
1:54

Army Seals Shut A Palestinian Home North Of Hebron

Israeli soldiers sealed shut, on Friday evening, a the front entrance of a Palestinian home in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and the surrounding areas, before storming […]

09 Feb
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a Palestinian with a gas bomb in his leg, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said dozens […]