Category Archives: West Bank

07 Mar
8:49

Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Kobar village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and demolished a home owned an imprisoned father, who was abducted with his son in December of last year, and is also the father a young man, who was killed […]

06 Mar
11:29

Two Children Die In House Fire After Army Delayed Fire Trucks

The mayor of Hebron, Taysir Abu Sneina, held the Israeli army responsible for the death of two children, who died in a fire in their home, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the military delayed Palestinian fire trucks and Red Crescent ambulances, at two roadblocks in the […]

06 Mar
11:50

PPS: “Israeli soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers searched homes, before abducting Mohammad Adel Asakra, Laith al-Masri and Mousa al-‘Ajouri, 31, from Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem, […]

06 Mar
10:56

Soldiers Deliver Demolition Orders Targeting Two Apartments In Hebron

March 6, 2019 10:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, a neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and handed orders for the demolition of two apartments, located in a five-story building, and owned by a detainee and his family. Media sources said the soldiers handed the family two orders […]

06 Mar
10:32

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, three Palestinians from their homes in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. The soldiers invaded Wadi Ma’ali neighborhood, in the center of Bethlehem city, searched homes and abducted Laith al-Masri. The army also invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched homes […]

06 Mar
10:05

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, two young Palestinian men in Jenin and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin city, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Sobhi Jabarin, from Jenin refugee camp, […]

06 Mar
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, One Seriously, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and shot two Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers were accompanying dozens […]

06 Mar
7:49

Extremist Israeli Settlers Attack High School Near Nablus

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Tuesday, Palestinian High School students and teachers, in the northern occupied West Bank, according to WAFA. The attack took place in Orif village, near the illegal Israeli Yitzar colony,  south of the West Bank city of Nablus. Adel al-Amer, a member […]

05 Mar
11:37

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Shu’fat

Medical sources have reported, on Tuesday morning, that dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation in Shu’fat refugee camp, and the military roadblock near its main entrances, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at the military roadblock, started stropping and searching dozens of cars and […]

05 Mar
10:23

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

March 5, 2019 10:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinians from their homes, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Bani Naim town, east of the city, and abducted Mohammad […]

05 Mar
8:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, and summoned two others, for interrogation, after invading their homes in Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and abducted Ahmad As’ad Saifi, 20, and […]

05 Mar
7:36

Spent 17 Years In Prison; Army Abducts A Palestinian One Week After His Release

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a former Palestinian political prisoner from occupied Jerusalem, just one week following his release after spending a prison sentence of 17 years. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Abdul-Rahman Mahmoud, from the al-‘Isawiya town in occupied Jerusalem, after summoning him for interrogation in Ofer prison, near […]

04 Mar
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Carwash Facility, Two Sheds, Near Salfit

March 4, 2019 10:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the western area of Hares village, west of Salfit in central West Bank, before demolishing a carwash facility and two sheds. The soldiers invaded an area at the western junction of Hares village, before demolishing the structures, owned by Hasan Saleh Suleiman. Fadi, the son of […]

04 Mar
10:10

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Al-Jalazoun Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent searches of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians. The PPS added […]

04 Mar
10:01

Updated: Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures One, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinians, and injured one, after the army alleged they tried to ram them with their car, wounding two soldiers, in Kafr Ni’ma village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The slain Palestinians have been identified as Amir Mahmoud Darraj, […]

04 Mar
9:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded and violently searched, on Monday at dawn, dozens of homes in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted at least ten Palestinians, in addition to summing one for interrogation. Media sources said the soldiers interrogated many Palestinians while searching their homes in the towns of al-‘Isawiya, Silwan Biddu and Beit […]

03 Mar
10:31

Army Invades Al-Khader And Teqoua’ In Bethlehem, Abducts Three Palestinians

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the towns of the al-Khader, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West bank, and Teqoua’, east of the city, before conducting extensive and violent searches of homes, and abducted three Palestinians. The Israeli army said the soldiers invaded al-Khader, after Palestinian protesters hurled stones […]

03 Mar
10:19

Israeli Army To Demolish A Palestinian Home In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the village of Beit Ta’mir, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and handed a family an order for the demolition of their home. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said dozens of soldiers invaded […]

03 Mar
9:59

Israel Denies The Head Of Waqf Department Entry Into Al-Aqsa For 40 Days

Shortly after detaining him, the Israeli occupation authorities issued orders preventing the head of the Waqf and Islamic Affairs Department in occupied Jerusalem, Sheikh Abdul-Athim Salhab, from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque for forty days. Salhab was recently abducted and interrogated after dozens of Palestinians managed to reopen Bab ar-Rahma Mosque […]

03 Mar
8:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, identified as Mohammad Salhi, as he was leaving […]

03 Mar
4:41

Bridges Instead of Walls: A Six-Day Seminar in Palestine

A participant of Bridges Instead of Walls in Palestine, May 2014. Photo credit: Alternative Information Center. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER MARCH 1, 2019 Meet the resistance. Understand the issues. Make a difference. If you would like to sign up for Bridges Instead of Walls or request more information, contact Ika Audano at ikarabix@gmail.com. […]

02 Mar
8:22

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Negev Detention Camp

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian detainees in Section 7, Branch A, of the Negev Desert Detention Camp. The detainees said the soldiers conducted provocative body searches, in addition to searching their bunks and property, and assaulted many of them. They warned of the repeated and escalating assaults […]

02 Mar
7:00

Jerusalemite Palestinian Demolishes His Home To Avoid Excessive Fines, Fees

A Palestinian man from Ras al-Amoud neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, had to demolish his own home to avoid the excessively high fines and fees by the City Council, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. The Israeli army […]

02 Mar
5:48

Illegal Colonists Attack A Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Friday evening, a Palestinian man from Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the man, identified as Amin Natsha, was walking near his work in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in the center of the occupied city. They added […]

02 Mar
5:44

Israeli Army Illegally Confiscates 15 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands In Qalqilia

The Israeli army issued orders, Saturday, for the illegal confiscation of fifteen Dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Mohammad Abu Sheikh, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonialist activities’ file in Qalqilia, said the army […]

02 Mar
12:57

Israeli Excavations In Silwan Continue To Cause Serious Damage To Palestinian Property

The recent heavy rain fall has, once again, has revealed the serious damage caused by the ongoing illegal Israeli excavations in occupied Jerusalem, especially the tunnels under the Palestinian homes in Wadi Hilweh neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) […]

01 Mar
9:16

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Attack Al-Mughayir Village

A number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Friday, Ein Samia and Marj ath-Thahab area, in the al-Mughayir village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the colonists came from an illegal outpost, which was built on private Palestinian lands, and assaulted many farmers and […]

01 Mar
9:04

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several nonviolent protesters, during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said many Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, heading towards the […]

01 Mar
8:35

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian In Balata

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a young Palestinian man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in Balata refugee camp, in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after several army jeeps invaded it. Media sources said the soldiers shot the young man, 27, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in […]

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 […]