Category Archives: Israeli attacks

23 Feb
7:33

PCHR: IOF Abuses the Body of Palestinian in a Humiliating and Degrading Manner

On Sunday, 23 February 2020, Israeli occupation forces (IOF) shot and injured Palestinian civilians whom were trying to rescue and evacuate two persons that were targeted by IOF in eastern Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip. IOF made a 150-meter incursion into the border and evacuated the body of […]

23 Feb
3:19

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Another Palestinian was abducted, on Sunday afternoon, near Jerusalem. Update: The soldiers abducted a young man, who remained unidentified at the […]

23 Feb
2:27

Soldiers Close Many Roads South Of Hebron

February 23, 2020 2:27 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers closed, on Sunday morning, several roads in Masafer Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers installed sandhills and concrete blocks on many roads leading to Masafer Yatta, located east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, and prevented the Palestinians […]

23 Feb
1:37

Palestinian Infant Among Dozens Who Suffered Severe Effects of Teargas Inhalation Near Ramallah

February 23, 2020 1:37 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

A Palestinian infant, only five months of age, along with dozens of residents, including schoolchildren, suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, Sunday, after Israeli soldiers invaded Deir Nitham village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the soldiers attacked dozens of residents, especially schoolchildren, […]

23 Feb
12:24

Updated 2: “Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Four, In Southern Gaza”

Update: The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, has reported that the slain Palestinian was one of its members. The Brigades stated that the Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Ali Hasan an-Na’em, 27, from Khan Younis. The slain Palestinian was unarmed and wasn’t even in military […]

23 Feb
6:20

Latin Patriarchate Denounces Settler Invasion of Jordan Valley

The Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem, on Saturday, condemned the Israeli settlers’ invasion of its property in the northern Jordan Valley village of Tayasir. In a statement yesterday it said “thousands of Israeli settlers entered with no permission, in clear violation of private property laws,” Days of Palestine reports. The armed […]

23 Feb
3:41

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Hebron

February 23, 2020 3:41 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked Palestinian protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media activist Mohammad Awad said many soldiers invaded Abu at-Toaq area, near the main entrance of Beit Ummar, and […]

23 Feb
3:02

Illegal Israeli Colonists Install Fences Around Grazing Lands In Northern Plains

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Saturday, Palestinian grazing lands in the West Bank’s Northern plains, before installing fences around them. Human rights activist Aref Daraghma said the colonists invaded the grazing lands, east of Khirbat Makhoul village, and north of Khirbat Samra. He added that the colonists installed fences […]

23 Feb
2:20

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Bethlehem, Abduct A Child In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, many Palestinians and detained a photojournalist in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, and abducted one child in Qalqilia. Media sources in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded Teqoua’ town, southeast of the city, and attacked Palestinian protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas […]

23 Feb
1:47

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds Near Hebron

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, several Palestinian shepherds in the at-Tiwana village, near Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The Israeli assailants came from Havat Ma’on illegal colony, which was built on private Palestinian lands, and started hurling rocks at the shepherds. Israeli soldiers […]

22 Feb
3:45

Palestinian Journalist and Child Injured by Israeli Bulldozer Attack

Two Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces attacked dozens of protesters taking part in the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kufur Qaddoum, near Qalqilia in the central occupied West Bank, said Mourad Shtewi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village. An Israeli army bulldozer was […]

22 Feb
3:31

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Bil’in

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

22 Feb
12:57

Soldiers Abduct A Child And A Wounded Young Man, In Qalqilia And Hebron

February 22, 2020 12:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, a Palestinian child and a wounded young man, in Qalqilia and Hebron, in the northern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a child, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Jo’eidi, 12, at the southern entrance of Qalqilia city. […]

21 Feb
8:49

2 Palestinians Injured by Israeli Settlers North of Jericho

At least two Palestinians were injured on Friday when a group of extremist Israeli settlers invaded the Bedouin village of Ein el-Auja, north of Jericho, in the central occupied West Bank, local sources said. Mahmoud Ghawanmeh, a local rights activist, told the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that dozens […]

21 Feb
7:05

Thousands of Israeli Settlers Storm two Jordan Valley Villages

Thousands of Israeli settlers on Friday stormed the Palestinian villages of al-Burj and Umm al-Qaba in the northern Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank. Aref Daraghmeh, a local activist, confirmed to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that Israeli forces escorted a convoy of buses packed with some 4,000 […]

Sign to Beitin
21 Feb
1:31

Israeli Troops Shoot at Palestinian Vehicle, Wounding 16-year Old Palestinian

A car filled with Palestinian teens was attacked by Israeli forces on Thursday evening. The car was driving near the Palestinian town of Beitin, east of Ramallah, when Israeli forces stationed at a checkpoint targeted the vehicle and began shooting. According to local sources, the Israeli occupation forces wounded a […]

Demolition order (archive image)
21 Feb
1:08

Five Palestinian Detainees’ Homes to be Demolished

February 21, 2020 1:08 PM admin Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

The Israeli Supreme Court today gave the go-ahead on Wednesday for the military to demolish the family homes of five Palestinian detainees allegedly involved in the killing of a settler in late August 2019. All five are from the Ramallah area, and are serving long terms in Israeli prison camps. […]

20 Feb
7:20

Soldiers Abduct Two Sibling Children In Beit Jala

February 20, 2020 7:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two sibling children from Beit Jala city, west of Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Beit Jala before storming and ransacking the family home of the two children, causing excessive damage, and abducted them. […]

19 Feb
3:07

Soldiers Shoot A Young Man In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday afternoon, a young Palestinian man east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers shot the young man near the perimeter fence, inflicting moderate wounds before he was rushed to the European Hospital […]

19 Feb
2:48

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians, including the father of a young man who was killed by army fire in October 2018, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army […]

18 Feb
4:20

Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Tuesday, several Palestinian fishing boats with live rounds only three nautical miles from the shore in the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources said the navy ships fired many live rounds at the boats, in Palestinian waters in the northern part of the coastal region. The attack […]

18 Feb
4:05

Including Children, Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including children, after the army stormed and ransacked many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Doqqo and Qotna towns, in […]

18 Feb
1:04

Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Home In Jerusalem

February 18, 2020 1:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian man from Jabal al-Mokabber town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, had to demolish his own home, on Monday evening, to avoid excessive Israeli fines and fees. Media sources said the Palestinian, Montaser Shqeirat, had to demolish his two-story home after the City Council claimed that he did not […]

18 Feb
12:46

Israeli Forces Recover Body of Palestinian In West Bank

Israeli soldiers stationed in the occupied West Bank recovered, Monday, the body of a Palestinian man tangled among bushes in a rural area, who apparently died of his wounds after a shooting attack targeting Israeli soldiers two weeks prior. The corpse was found near Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, […]

17 Feb
8:14

Dozens of Armed Settlers Attack, Injure 5 Palestinian Shephards

Armed Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in the town of al-Mughayyir, in central occupied West Bank, while grazing their livestock, on Monday, the town`s mayor stated. Marzouq Abu Naim, told WAFA that dozens of illegal armed settlers chased and brutally assaulted several Palestinian civilians, forcing them out of their fields, […]

17 Feb
7:43

East Jerusalem Organization Raided, Director Summoned

Members of the Israeli security service, today, raided Volunteer for Hope, an organization located in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina, under the pretext of holding “prohibited activities,” and gave its director, Silvia Abu Laban, a summons to appear before Israeli intelligence for interrogation. Local sources told WAFA […]

17 Feb
6:39

Israeli Forces Close Water Holes, Confiscate Barracks, Order Eviction of 15 Facilities in Jordan Valley

On Monday morning, Israeli occupation forces closed water holes in Khirbet Allan, in Al-Jiftlik village of the northern Jordan Valley. Activist Aref Daraghmeh stated that a force from the occupation army and the so-called “Civil Administration” raided the area and closed water holes, explaining that the occupation is marketing false […]

17 Feb
4:23

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian lands To Expand Illegal Colony

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian lands in the villages of Iskaka and Yasuf, east of Salfit city in central West Bank, and started bulldozing them to expand an illegal colony. Khaled ‘Abaya, the head of Yasuf Village Council, said the lands are privately owned by the villagers and are in […]

17 Feb
3:30

Israeli Soldiers Invade Lands, Open Fire At Farmers, In Gaza

Several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Monday morning, Palestinian farmlands near Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and opened fire at farmers in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza. Media sources said several army vehicles, including bulldozers, invaded Palestinian farmlands north of Beit Lahia, and started […]

17 Feb
2:10

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least eight Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked homes in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, and abducted Othman Nakhla, […]

17 Feb
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Chase Shepherds in the Jordan Valley

Israeli forces, today, chased Palestinian shepherds in the northern Jordan Valley, according to a local activist. Aref Daraghmeh said that Israeli soldiers chased a number of shepherds as they were grazing their livestock in the area of al-Burj, where they briefly detained a group of shepherds two days ago. Israeli […]

16 Feb
4:16

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 16, 2020 4:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, seven Palestinians, including children and one woman, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded Be’er Ayyoub neighborhood in Silwan town, searched homes and abducted Sinan ‘Awwad, 17, in addition to Abdullah Taha, 17. The soldiers later abducted a child, identified as Orabi Gheith, 14 years of […]

16 Feb
2:46

Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands In Nablus

Israeli soldiers bulldozed, Sunday, privately-owned Palestinian lands in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers bulldozed and uprooted the lands in Ein al-Jiniyya area, in Jabal Salam […]

16 Feb
1:58

Updated: Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Search Homes And Stores, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and earlier Sunday, at least eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted three young men, identified as Mousa Hatem Deeriyya, Tareq Eqab Deeriyya, and Ahmad […]

16 Feb
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Chase Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers chased, Sunday, many Palestinian shepherds in the al-Borj area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Human rights activist Aref Daraghma stated that the soldiers attacked and chased many Palestinian shepherds, and forced them out of grazing lands. He added that the attack comes just two […]

16 Feb
5:05

Army Fires Missiles Into Gaza, Revoke Permits And Reduce Fishing Zone

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday night after midnight, a few missiles into a site in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, causing damage, after the army claimed that two shells were fired from the coastal region. The army also revoked the permits of 500 merchants in addition to reducing the […]

16 Feb
3:48

Including Two Children, Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, One In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, five Palestinians, including two children, in Hebron, in southern West Bank, and one in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Najeh Mheisin Wreidat, 25, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center […]

15 Feb
9:11

PM Shtayyeh Calls on ICC to Expedite Israeli War Crimes Investigation

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in Munich. (WAFA Images) Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, today, called upon the International Criminal Court to expedite its litigation procedures, especially after the ICC’s chief prosecutor announced, in December, its desire to launch a full investigation into Israeli war crimes in […]

15 Feb
7:38

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

February 15, 2020 7:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West bank. Media activist Mohammad Awad said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar, and resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters. Awad said […]

15 Feb
7:25

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In ‘Aboud And Budrus Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many Palestinians, including a young man who was shot with a live round, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against protesters in the villages of ‘Aboud and Budrus, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Dozens nonviolently marched in ‘Aboud village, west of […]

15 Feb
5:39

Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many nonviolent protesters in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in, has reported that dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli […]

15 Feb
3:11

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Activists From Planting Olive Trees In The Village Of Yasuf

Combatants For Peace (CFP) Activists participated, Friday, in a volunteer day to plant olive trees on the lands owned by Yasuf village farmers, near Salfit in central West Bank. As the activists’ bus from Tel Aviv reached the entrance of Yasuf, the Israeli soldiers closed the street leading to the […]

14 Feb
8:27

Strikes Launched on Damascus by Israeli Airforce

Israeli warplanes last night carried out several airstrikes targeting multiple locations around the Syrian capital of Damascus. Syrian news agency SANA said the army observed hostile missiles coming from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. It further stated that the army air defenses intercepted and downed a number of them before they […]

14 Feb
8:22

Israeli Forces Fire On Citizens East Of Khan Younis

Israeli forces, on Friday, opened fire toward a group of citizens to the east of Khan Younis City, southern Gaza Strip. Local sources told Days of Palestine that Israeli occupation forces opened fire at a group of young men and children who are residents of Kouza’a neighborhood, east of Khan […]

14 Feb
7:36

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (06 – 12 February 2020)

Summary This week, PCHR documented 191 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory.  This was reflected in dealing with the peaceful protests organized against Trump’s declaration of Trump’s Peace Plan for the Middle East […]

13 Feb
3:32

Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians, Injure Three, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night and on Thursday at dawn, 15 Palestinians, including children, from their homes, and injured at least three young men,  in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of the occupied […]

12 Feb
7:36

MADA: 678 Violations against Media Freedoms in Palestine during 2019

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms, “MADA”, has issued its annual report on media freedoms in Palestine, during the past year of 2019. PNN notes that this report is part of the project “A Step Forward towards Promoting Freedom of Expression in Palestine,” supported by the European Union. […]

12 Feb
2:31

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Install Roadblocks, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and installed numerous roadblocks, especially in Ramallah governorate, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in at-Tira […]

12 Feb
11:42

WAFA: “Israel to Seize Large Tract of Palestinian Land Near Bethlehem”

BETHLEHEM, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 (The Palestinian News & Info Agency – WAFA) – Israeli authorities today issued orders to seize a large tract of Palestinian agricultural land to the west of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, according to local sources. Hasan Breijieh, a local anti-wall and settlement […]

12 Feb
8:17

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

February 12, 2020 8:17 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man at the al-Jalama military roadblock, north of Jenin, in northern West Bank. Montaser Sammour, the head of the Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers abducted Karim Salama, 20, and took him to an unknown destination. […]

12 Feb
12:18

PCHR Condemns the Killing of a Woman in the Gaza Strip

February 12, 2020 12:18 AM PCHR Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Monday, 10 February 2020, it was announced that (S.Sh.) (25) was found strangled to death, from al-Nasser neighborhood, west of the Gaza Strip. The police opened an investigation into the case and referred the body to the Forensic Medicine Department at al-Shifa hospital to identify the cause of death. […]

11 Feb
4:41

Archbishop Hanna: “Jerusalem Is Not For Sale”

Archbishop of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Father Atallah Hanna, stated on Tuesday morning, that the so-called “Deal of the Century” of U.S. President D. Trump, is a conspiracy and an attempt to eliminate all inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, and added that “Jerusalem is not […]

11 Feb
4:07

Israel Bars Jerusalem Governor From Entering West Bank For Six Months

The Israeli army and security apparatus issued orders, on Monday evening, barring the Palestinian governor of occupied East Jerusalem, Adnan Gheith, from entering the West Bank, and another order preventing him from communicating with the Palestinian Authority. Media sources said the army summoned the governor for interrogation in the al-Maskobiyya […]

11 Feb
3:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the […]

'Price tag' graffiti (archive image)
11 Feb
12:28

Israeli Settlers Vandalize Mosques, Slash Palestinian Car Tires in Galilee

In the Galilee region of northern Israel on Tuesday morning, a group of unknown Israeli settlers slashed tires of more than 70 Palestinian vehicles and spray-painted racist graffiti on cars, buildings, homes and mosques. The attack took place in the village of al-Jish, in the Galilee. The graffiti was written […]

10 Feb
2:53

Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands in Central Gaza

Several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Monday morning, Palestinian farmlands east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, in central Gaza, and bulldozed them. Media sources said the vehicles, including five bulldozers, came from a military base across the perimeter fence and invaded the lands through Abu Safiyya gate, east of […]

10 Feb
2:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including children, in addition to illegally confiscating cash, during violent invasions and searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldier stormed and ransacked many […]

10 Feb
1:16

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into The Gaza Strip

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, many missiles into several areas in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza Strip, Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, and in Gaza city, causing excessive damage, reportedly after a homemade shell was fired into the Negev. Media sources said the army fired at […]

10 Feb
4:11

REPORT: 27 Violations Against Journalists in January 2020

The Palestine News and Information Agency (WAFA) said in a report, on Sunday, it has documented 27 violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces against journalists and media institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories, during January 2020. The violations included use of live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters […]

09 Feb
2:18

Israel Forces Palestinian Family To Demolish Its Home In Jerusalem

February 9, 2020 2:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian family from Jabal al—Mokabber village, in occupied East Jerusalem, was forced to demolish its own home in, Sunday, after the City Council claimed that the land where the property is built is “state land” where constructions are prohibited. The owner of the property, Maha ad-Dibis, said she and […]

09 Feb
1:56

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Child, Near Hebron

February 9, 2020 1:56 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, four Palestinians, including one child, after several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and ransacked many homes. The soldiers also assaulted a woman while abducting her husband. Nonviolent activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers invaded the […]

09 Feb
12:52

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, many Palestinians near the illegal Annexation Wall, west of Qaffin Palestinian town, north of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters on their lands, near the wall and fired a barrage of gas bombs, concussion grenades, and […]

08 Feb
5:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians Near Jenin

February 8, 2020 5:14 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, five young Palestinian men and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-‘Arqa village, southwest of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Jenin said the soldiers shot five young men with rubber-coated steel bullets, in their […]

08 Feb
3:04

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians During Funeral Procession Of Slain Officer In Qalqilia

February 8, 2020 3:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians at the northern entrance of Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, during the funeral procession of a Palestinian Lieutenant, identified as Tareq Badwan, 24, who was shot dead by Israeli army fire at a police headquarters in Jenin, […]

08 Feb
2:10

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Abduct One, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing many injuries, and abducted a Palestinian man. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the army initiated the attack against the Palestinians, Israeli […]

07 Feb
11:05

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Abduct Two, In Jericho

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the southern area of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, and attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters with gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, wounding many, in addition to abducting two. Media sources said dozens of residents held a nonviolent procession at the southern […]

07 Feb
10:29

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Hebron, Colonists Attack Cars

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, while illegal colonialist settlers attacked many Palestinian cars, northwest of the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of Hebron city, before breaking and ransacking […]

06 Feb
11:27

PCHR: Excessive Use of Force and Collective Punishment: IOF Kills 3 Palestinians and Destroys a Prisoner’s House in Less than 24 Hours

February 6, 2020 11:27 PM PCHR Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): The newest Israeli killing of Palestinians under its policy of excessive use of force, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed 3 Palestinians and wounded 8 others in less than 24 hours in Jenin and Hebron, north and south of the West Bank. Of […]

06 Feb
11:21

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 January – 05 February 2020)

This week, PCHR documented 322 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory.  This was reflected in dealing with the peaceful protests organized against Trump’s declaration of the “Deal of Century” that violates the rights […]

06 Feb
10:46

Palestinian Florist Killed by Israeli Border Police After Allegedly Brandishing a Gun

Shadi Bana, 45, a Palestinian citizen of Israel who ran a flower shop in Jerusalem, was shot and killed by Israeli border police in Jerusalem on Thursday. Israeli authorities claimed that the florist was shot because he “had a gun and attempted to fire at police”. Bana’s family was shocked […]

06 Feb
10:44

Army Shrinks Fishing Zone in Gaza

The Israeli occupation army, on Wednesday, announced it was reducing the size of the Gaza fishing zone by a third, in light of the continued launch of projectiles and flaming balloons toward Israeli territory. “Following security consultations, it has been decided today (Wednesday), to restrict the fishing zone of the […]

06 Feb
10:23

First Lieutenant Badwan Succumbs to Wounds Sustained in Jenin

First Lieutenant Tariq Lu’ay Badwan, aged 24, succumbed to injuries, inflicted by Israeli soldiers,  while he was inside a police station in Jenin, in northern West Bank. Lt. Badwan, from Qalqilia, died after he was shot and injured by Israeli occupation forces while working at the special police headquarters in […]

Lion's Gate (image from pinterest)
06 Feb
9:51

Palestinian Shot by Israeli Police in Old City Jerusalem

Israeli police, today, shot a Palestinian who allegedly opened fire at them at the Lion’s Gate, in Jerusalem’s Old City,  eyewitnesses reported to WAFA. Witnesses said that police fired several bullets at the man, whom they suspected was killed, even though there was no official confirmation of this from any […]

06 Feb
9:44

MADA: 27 Violations against Media Freedoms in January

The first month of 2020 witnessed a total of 27 violations against media freedoms in Palestine, 23 of which were committed by the occupation forces and authorities, while various Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip committed only 4 violations, MADA said in a report, according to the […]

06 Feb
2:13

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, nine Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of the occupied capital, Jerusalem, said the soldiers abducted […]

06 Feb
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Journalist In Bethlehem

February 6, 2020 1:49 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Thursday, a Palestinian cameraman working for Reuters, identified as Mohammad Abu Ghneima, and caused dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to confiscating surveillance recordings, in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Abdul-Halim Ja’afra, the head of the Emergency […]

06 Feb
1:24

Army Demolishes Al-Arakib Village For 174Th Time

February 6, 2020 1:24 PM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers demolished, Thursday, the al-Arakib Bedouin village in the Negev, for the 174th consecutive time, and for the fourth time this year alone. Residents of al-Arakib stated that the soldiers and officers demolished and removed their tents and sheds, which were used to house them, and […]

06 Feb
12:24

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, demolish Wall And Confiscate A Shed In Hebron

February 6, 2020 12:24 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, two Palestinians, demolished a wall and confiscated a shed, in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the towns of ath-Thaheriyya and Yatta, south of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked homes, and abducted two young men. They […]

06 Feb
11:45

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jenin

February 6, 2020 11:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday at dawn, one Palestinian and injured at least seven others, including a Palestinian police officer, after the army invaded Jenin city and started the demolition of a home belonging to the family of a political prisoner. Media sources said the soldiers shot Yazan Monther Abu […]

06 Feb
10:44

Human Rights Watch: “Gaza: Apparently Unlawful Israeli Strikes Kill At Least 11 Civilians”

Report By Humann Rights Watch: (Jerusalem) – Two Israeli airstrikes in Gaza during a flare-up in fighting with Palestinian armed groups in November 2019 killed at least 11 civilians, in apparent violations of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said today. Between November 12 and 14, Palestinian armed groups […]

05 Feb
12:13

Soldiers Attack Schoolchildren Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, many Palestinian schoolchildren in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Media source said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the student while heading to school. Taiseer Abu Mfarreh, a teacher of Teqoua’ Secondary School, said […]

05 Feb
11:36

Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian fishermen in Gaza territorial waters, near Gaza city, by firing live rounds, and using water cannons against them and their bots. Media sources said the navy attacked the fishing boats only three nautical miles from the shore, by firing many live rounds, in addition […]

05 Feb
10:43

Including A Mayor And Two Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians, including two children and the mayor of Beit Kahil town, in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated […]

05 Feb
9:39

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into An Area In Khan Younis

The Israeli army fired, on Wednesday at dawn, at least four missiles into a site, west of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the missiles struck a building, causing property damage, without leading to civilian casualties. They added that the targeted site is […]

05 Feb
9:28

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also injured several Palestinians in Hebron, in southern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Jamil Zeidan, 24, […]

04 Feb
11:04

Soldiers Demolish A Home In Jerusalem

February 4, 2020 11:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of being built without a permit. The owner of the demolished property, Nidal Shawamra, said the soldiers and personnel of the City Council, broke into his home and forced him, along […]

04 Feb
7:16

Soldiers Destroy Water Pipes in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces, today, destroyed pipelines that were supplying the northern Jordan Valley village of Bardala with irrigation water, according to Ziad Sawafta, deputy mayor of Bardala village council. Mayor Sawafta told WAFA correspondence that Israeli forces regularly destroy the pipes supplying water for irrigation in Bardala, noting that the village […]

03 Feb
8:30

Israeli Navy Abducts Three Fishermen, Confiscates Their Boats, In Gaza

Israeli navy boats attacked, on Monday evening, Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza sea, before abducting three, and confiscated one boat. Zakariya Bakr, the head of the Palestinian Fishermen’s Syndicate, said the navy abducted Ramadan Ali Salah, Ali Wa’el Salah, and Majed Mahmoud al-Miqdad. Bakr added that the navy also confiscated […]

03 Feb
8:00

Army Injures Two Palestinians In Hebron

February 3, 2020 8:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, two Palestinians, and caused several others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during protests in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources said the soldiers shot one Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel […]

03 Feb
1:26

Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, and interrogated the residents […]

03 Feb
7:17

Occupation Bars Importation of Palestinian Agricultural Products

Israeli War Minister Naftali Bennett’s decision to stop agricultural trade with the Palestinian Authority in the occupied West Bank came into force on Sunday morning.   Israeli channel 13 claimed, according to Al Ray, that Bennett’s decision was made allegedly in response to the Palestinian boycott of importing cattle and […]

03 Feb
6:29

Another Journalist Among Many Palestinians Injured By Army Fire In Hebron

February 3, 2020 6:29 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in southern West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, many Palestinians, including a photojournalist, in the center of the city. He is the second to be injured by the army, in Hebron, Sunday. Media sources said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use […]

02 Feb
4:34

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including Father And Son, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including two children, in addition to a father and his son, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across […]

02 Feb
3:33

Soldiers Shoot A Journalist In Hebron

February 2, 2020 3:33 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Sunday, dozens of Palestinian protesters with live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades, wounding one journalist in the head, and causing many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers attacked dozens of […]

02 Feb
3:18

Soldiers Detain Schoolchildren, Collect Fingerprints

February 2, 2020 3:18 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers detained, Sunday, several Palestinian schoolchildren, near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and collected their fingerprints. Morad Abu Mfarreh, a teacher at Teqoua’ Secondary School in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, said the soldiers collected the fingerprints of the children using a mobile device. Abu […]

01 Feb
2:02

Wounded Child From Kufur Qaddoum Remains In A Serious Condition

A child, who was shot and seriously injured in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, on Thursday, remains in a critical condition at a Palestinian hospital, medical sources have confirmed. The sources said the child, identified as Mohammad Mohannad Eshteiwi, 15, was shot in […]

01 Feb
1:26

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Qalqilia

February 1, 2020 1:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Saturday, a young Palestinian man from Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock near Jeet town junction, east of Qalqilia, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

01 Feb
1:04

Soldiers Assault, Injure, A Palestinian In Hebron

February 1, 2020 1:04 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing various cuts and bruises. Media sources said the soldiers stopped a young man, whose identity remained unknown at the time of this report, and detained him […]

01 Feb
10:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians during a nonviolent procession, west of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians marched in condemnation of the so-called “Deal of the Century,” presented by U.S. President Donald Trump, stripping the Palestinians of their […]

01 Feb
5:03

Army Injures Two Palestinians, Abducts One, In Nablus

February 1, 2020 5:03 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted one, in Beita Village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians protested near the main junction of the village, before the […]