Category Archives: West Bank

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. ā€œTodayā€™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 Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Aseed Shehada, 25, Asā€™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 MinisterĀ Benjamin NetanyahuĀ announced his intent to annex theĀ West BankĀ 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-ā€˜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-ā€˜Amoud, just as they were […]

08 May
2:41

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For 37th Day

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ 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 Prisonersā€™ 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 Bankā€™s Northern Plains, and ordered fifteen Bedouin Palestinian families to leave their community as the military conducts live fire training. Moā€™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: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Young Woman, In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ 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 Alaā€™ […]

06 May
3:13

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ 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 Prisonersā€™ 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-ā€˜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.ā€ In Ramallah City, central occupied West Bank, a delegation of 50 […]

04 May
2:09

Illegal Israeli Colonists Destroy Gate Of A Mosque In Jerusalemā€™s Old City

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, Sheikh Makki Mosque in al-Qadisiyah Street in Jerusalemā€™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-ā€˜Arayes and Bir al-ā€˜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 Rabeaā€™ Allam an-Nourasi, 16, after invading his familyā€™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: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians, Including Children, In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ 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 Detaineesā€™ 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-ā€˜Arroub refugee camp and Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Dozens of soldiers invaded the al-ā€˜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 ā€œIsraeli Prison Serviceā€ attacked, on Wednesday at noon, many Palestinian detainees in their rooms, in Asqalan (Ashkelon) Prison, and destroyed their belongings. The Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee has reported that the soldiers attacked the detainees while eating their lunch, and deliberately spilled […]

01 May
2:42

Army Demolishes A Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the ad-Deerat area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished a Palestinian home. Rateb Jabour, the media coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said several army jeeps invaded […]

01 May
1:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in Bethlehem and Qalqilia, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Teqouaā€™ town, east of Bethlehem, searched homes, and abducted one Palestinian. It added that the soldiers abducted Ahmad Ibrahim al-ā€˜Amour, 22, […]

01 May
11:43

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 150 Olive Trees Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards near the central West Bank city of Ramallah and cut more than 150 trees. Media sources said the assailants came from an illegal outpost, which was installed on private Palestinian lands in Burqa village, east […]

30 Apr
1:54

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes across the occupied West Bank, and interrogated the Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

29 Apr
2:07

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, twenty-one Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. One of the abducted Palestinians is the head of the Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society and the secretary of Fateh movement in the city. […]

29 Apr
1:50

Palestinian Shot in Back near Checkpoint

A young Palestinian was shot in the back, today, near an Israeli military checkpoint in the north of the West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources. Sources told WAFA that Israeli soldiers, who were manning the checkpoint, opened fire at the Palestinian who was not immediately identified. His health situation […]

29 Apr
1:17

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Garage, Deliver A Demolition Order, in Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday morning, a garage in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and handed an order for the demolition of one home, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. The soldiers invaded the ath-Thoury neighborhood in Silwan, and demolished a […]

29 Apr
11:29

Illegal Israeli Colonists Assault Three Palestinians West of Ramallah

Three Palestinian workers were injured after being attacked by illegal Israeli settlers in Ros Karkar village, west of Ramallah city, in the occupied West Bank. Rateb Abu Rahma, the Media coordinator of the Popular committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in nearby village, said the three, who work as […]

29 Apr
9:25

Patients in Need of Specialized Care May Go to Hospitals in Jordan, Egypt

Mai Alkaila, the newly appointed Palestinian Minister of Health said Sunday that the government is seeking a replacement option to the specialized care offered in Israel, reported Wafa News. Last month the Palestinian Ministry of Health stopped transferring patients to Israeli hospitals, this was in response to the Israeli refusal […]

29 Apr
8:22

Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Monday, nine Palestinians, in occupied East Jerusalem,Ā  including the secretary of Fateh movement and the head of the Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS). The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the Old City, and abducted Fateh […]

28 Apr
10:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinians, including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, causing damage, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. Dozens of soldiers invaded […]

27 Apr
9:38

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered A Week Earlier Near Nablus

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds he suffered a week earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him at a military roadblock in northern West Bank. The Health Ministry said the young man, Omar ā€˜Awni Abdul-Karim Younis, 20, died at […]

27 Apr
12:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure An Elderly Palestinian Woman In Yatta

Israeli soldiers and illegal colonialist settlers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian farmers on their lands, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attempted to abduct a young man, before shooting an elderly woman with a gas bomb, and caused dozens to suffer the […]

26 Apr
10:13

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot one Palestinian with a gas bomb in his back. Dozens of locals, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of […]

26 Apr
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Niā€™lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Niā€™lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the local protesters, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched […]

25 Apr
10:11

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including one near the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded at dawn Birzeit city, north of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted Anas […]

25 Apr
9:40

Illegal Colonists Poison Water Well Near Hebron

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists poisoned, Thursday, a Palestinian water well east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the assailants […]

24 Apr
11:17

Soldiers Assault Three Children While Abducting Them, And During Interrogation

The Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that Israeli soldiers repeatedly assaulted three children while abducting then and subjected them to torture during interrogation. The Committee stated that the soldiers abducted Baraā€™ Yousef, 16, from Hijja town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, after storming his familyā€™s home […]

24 Apr
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinian former political prisoners in Bethlehem, and one in Tulkarem, in the occupied West Bank, after breaking into their homes and searching them. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted four former political prisoners, […]

24 Apr
9:36

Army Injures 27 Palestinians, Including A New Born Baby, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the eastern area of Nablus city, after accompanying dozens of illegal colonialist settlers into Josephā€™s Tomb, and fired at Palestinian protesters, wounding at least 27, including a new born baby. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Nablus said its medics provided treatment […]

24 Apr
6:20

Army Demolishes Home Of Slain Palestinian Near Salfit

April 24, 2019 6:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday at dawn, the family home of Omar Abu Laila, in the az-Zawiya town, west of Salfit, in Central West Bank. Media sources said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by military bulldozers, invaded az-Zawiya, late at night, Tuesday, and headed towards the home. They added that the […]

24 Apr
6:05

Palestinian Man Dies During Israeli Police Chase

April 24, 2019 6:05 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israel, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

A young Palestinian man died Tuesday morning, in the Arab town of Arrabat al-Bottuf, in northern Israel, after the Israeli police chased him, Palestinian sources have reported. Mohammad Majd Kamil, 22, from the town of Qabatia, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, was pronounced dead after falling […]

23 Apr
11:41

Soldiers Assault Five Hunger Striking Detainees, Deny Them Lawyer Visits

The Palestinian Commission of Detaineesā€™ Affairs has reported, Tuesday, that Israeli soldiers have assaulted five detainees, holding hunger strike, and continued to deny their lawyers the right to visits with them. The commission stated that the five detainees are holding hunger strike protesting their continued arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges […]

23 Apr
11:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinians, including the head of the Al-Aqsa Mosqueā€™s Islamic Museum, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Arafat Amro, the head of the Islamic Museum for Archelogy in Al-Aqsa Mosque, as he was leaving the holy site through Bab an-Nather and took […]

23 Apr
11:01

Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians Supported by American Administration

The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its latest weekly report , that the Israeli government continues with ethnic cleansing and Judaization policies in occupied Jerusalem, so violating the International Law, International Humanitarian Law and the International Legitimacyā€™s resolutions. It was revealed that the Israeli Central […]

22 Apr
10:20

PCHR: “Silence or Deportation…Israelā€™s Message to Human Rights Defenders”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): In a new and unprecedented move, an Israeli Court on April 16, 2019 has decided to uphold the revocation of the work permit of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Israel and Palestine Director, Omar Shakir, ordering him to leave the country within 14 days […]

22 Apr
8:44

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, at least eleven Palestinians, including three children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes, and abducted four […]

21 Apr
1:15

Israeli Colonist Runs Over A Palestinian Child Near Bethlehem

A speeding illegal Israeli colonist rammed with his car, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child in the al-Ferdees Mountain area, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the child, only five years of age, suffered various cuts and bruises, and that his wounds were described as […]

20 Apr
7:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

April 20, 2019 7:17 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a young Palestinian man after stopping him at a military roadblock, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and took him to an unknown destination. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a military roadblock at “Zeev” junction, and abducted Mohammad Ibrahim Jabarin, 19. They added […]

20 Apr
6:24

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian In Northern West Bank

April 20, 2019 6:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured a Palestinian, Saturday, at Zaā€™tara military roadblock, in northern West Bank, after he reportedly attempted to stab a soldier. Israeli sources said the soldiers shot the young man, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, and seriously wounded him. Israeli Ynet News […]

20 Apr
5:13

Israel Refusing To Release Information About Health Condition Of Hunger Striking Detainee

The Israeli Authorities are refusing to release information about the health condition of a Palestinian detainee, who went on hunger strike 25 days ago, and are constantly transferring him, the Palestinian Detaineesā€™ Committee has reported. The committee said that the detainee, Khaled Jamal Farraj, 23, from Deheishe refugee camp, south […]

20 Apr
3:06

Israeli Soldiers Detain Groom, His Uncle, During Wedding Dinner In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Friday, a wedding dinner party in the al-ā€˜Isawiya village, in occupied Jerusalem, and detained the groom and his uncle. A video published by Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) on its Facebook page showed many officers invading the area and detaining the groom […]

20 Apr
12:24

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, many Palestinian protesters at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many […]

19 Apr
11:41

Bilā€™in Commemorates Bassem Abu Rahma

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bilā€™in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and commemorated the death of Bassem Abu Rahma, who was killed by the army in 2009, in […]

19 Apr
10:11

Army Injures Six Protesters, Including Two Journalists, Abducts French Peace Activist, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured six protesters, including two journalists and one resident with special needs, in addition to abducting a French Peace activist. The procession this […]

19 Apr
8:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Nonviolent Protesters In Bilā€™in

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

18 Apr
6:26

Israeli Settler Kills Palestinian Woman After Ramming Her With Car, Soldiers Shoot And Seriously Injure Teen

A Palestinian woman was killed, earlier Thursday morning, near her home in Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, after being rammed by the car of an illegal colonialist settler. The soldiers later shot and seriously injured a Palestinian teen while handcuffed, when he reportedly attempted to […]

18 Apr
11:58

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted overnight and on Thursday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including one woman and two children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including […]

18 Apr
11:05

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For 23rd Day Despite Deteriorating Health

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that a detainee from Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, is ongoing with the hunger strike for the 23rd day despite his deteriorating health condition. The detaineeā€™s uncle, journalist Najeeb Farraj, said his nephew Khaled Jamal Farraj, […]

18 Apr
7:44

Army Demolishes Three Agricultural Rooms Near Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Shoshahla area in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and demolished three agricultural rooms. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission in Bethlehem, said the soldiers, accompanied by an armored D9 military bulldozer, invaded the […]

18 Apr
7:12

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, allegedly for being built without a permit from the City Council, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. Several days ago, the soldiers and employees of the City Council, invaded the […]

17 Apr
1:29

Army Abducts 22 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 21 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and storming and ransacking their homes, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, identified as Qussai Ali Issa, Mohammad Ali Issa, Mahmoud […]

17 Apr
12:11

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, an under-construction home at the entrance of Jabara village, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by two armored bulldozers, invaded the village after surrounding it, and demolished the property. They added that the demolished home […]

17 Apr
4:32

Illegal Israeli Colonist Hits Palestinian Child With Car, Flees Scene

An illegal colonist ran over a Palestinian child in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Tuesday, andĀ  fled the scene, according to Quds News. The unidentified colonist struck Omar Ra’fat Salaymah, 6 years old, with his car while the child was on his way home from […]

17 Apr
4:26

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded the al-Mazraā€™a al-Gharbiyya village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said dozens of Palestinian youngsters protested the invasion, and hurled […]

17 Apr
1:31

Palestinian Villages Isolated, Land Confiscated in Jordan Valley

5 Palestinian villages in the Jordan Valley were isolated and 51, 000 dunams (12,600 acres) of Palestinian land seized by Israeli occupation authorities Tuesday, Maan News reported. Palestinian Authority (PA) official Mutaz Bisharat, told the ‘Voice of Palestine’ radio show that Israeli occupation authorities seized control over water springs, farming […]

16 Apr
3:42

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS office in Jerusalem said the soldiers searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Maā€™moun Mheisin, 15, Mohannad Maā€™moun Abu ā€˜Assab, 15, […]

16 Apr
3:13

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Including Schoolchildren, In Hebron

April 16, 2019 3:13 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, many Palestinians, including schoolchildren, in and around two schools in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the areas surrounding Tareq Bin Ziad School, and Hebron Elementary School for Boys, in the southern area of Hebron […]

16 Apr
2:47

Soldiers Attack, Injure, A Palestinian Worker In Hebron

April 16, 2019 2:47 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, a Palestinian day laborer while working in Jaber neighborhood, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped and detained the worker, identified as Ishaq Ezzat Jaber, in his forties, while carrying construction supplies to a work […]

16 Apr
1:24

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Tents Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the village of Susiya, south of Hebron in southern West Bank, and demolished two tents. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and colonies in southern West Bank, said the soldiers surrounded the small village before invading […]

15 Apr
2:57

Soldiers Close Road With Sand Hills Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers closed with sand hills, Monday, a road linking between several villages east of the Yatta town, south of southern West Bank city of Hebron. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, told the […]

15 Apr
2:22

PPS: ā€œHundreds Of Detainees Join Hunger Strikeā€

The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported, Monday, that the Israeli Prison Authority is still rejecting the legitimate demands of the Palestinian detainees, as nearly 400 detainees are ongoing with the hunger strike, and dozens more are expected to join soon. The PPS stated that the detainees negotiated with the […]

15 Apr
1:19

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bankā€

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers […]

15 Apr
1:09

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Schoolchildren And Teachers In Hebron

April 15, 2019 1:09 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of schoolchildren and teachers in the southern area of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing dozens of teachers and schoolchildren to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers fired a barrage of […]

15 Apr
11:46

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians in Jenin, Qalqilia and Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Jenin refugee camp, and abducted Samer Abdul-Karim […]

14 Apr
2:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Schoolchildren, Teachers, In Hebron

April 14, 2019 2:11 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired, Sunday, dozens of gas bombs into several schools, and surrounding areas in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing dozens of schoolchildren and teachers, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the southern area of […]

14 Apr
1:06

Army Injures Dozens Of Schoolchildren Near Nablus

April 14, 2019 1:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers caused, Sunday, dozens of Palestinian schoolchildren to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation in a school in Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village, before storming the local high school, and fired a barrage of […]

14 Apr
12:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, including the governor of occupied East Jerusalem, after storming their homes and ransacking them, in several parts of the West Bank. The Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Jerusalem governor, Adnan Gheith, who was previously […]

14 Apr
12:06

Palestinian Shot in Face By Israeli Forces

A Palestinian man Saturday was shot in the face by Israeli forces for unknown reasons, north of the city of Hebron in the southern West Bank, according to Maan News. Witnesses said that the victim, Hussein Abed Abu Fanous, was shot with live fire in the face, by Israeli police […]

13 Apr
11:46

Israeli Soldiers Summon Three Palestinians From Hebron For Interrogation

April 13, 2019 11:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, stormed and searched homes, and summoned three young men for interrogation. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Safa area, in Beit Ummar, before searching many homes, and summoned Mazin Hussein […]

13 Apr
11:21

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after dozens of illegal colonists invaded it. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israelā€™s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said many colonists invaded the […]

13 Apr
5:30

PCHR Weekly Report: Israeli Forces Injure 115 Palestinian Civilians, Abduct 54

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 04ā€“ 10 April 2019, Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. 115 civilians, including 28 children, 5 women and 3 journalists, were wounded. The injury of 2 of them […]

12 Apr
6:51

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding one Palestinian and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinians marched from the center of the village, while chanting for ending the illegal Israeli occupation […]