Category Archives: Israeli Settlement

11 May
9:42

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

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

10 May
11:02

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

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

10 May
7:05

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

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

09 May
7:42

Has Israel Already Annexed The West Bank?

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

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
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 […]

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
6:22

3,000 Palestinians Forced from Jerusalem Homes within 15 Years

Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem recently revealed that Israeli authorities have forced around 3,000 Palestinians from their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, between 2004 and 2019.   B’Tselem published a report stating: “The Jerusalem Municipality demolished 830 residential units, and 120 more were demolished by their owners on the municipality’s […]

04 May
2:09

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

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

03 May
11:19

Soldiers Abduct Twenty Peace Activists, Two Journalists, Near Hebron

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

03 May
10:13

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
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 […]

01 May
7:13

Ambassador Mansour: Situation in Palestine Going “From Bad to Worse”

The UN Security Council discussed, on Monday, in an open meeting chaired by Germany (the President of the Security Council for this month), the situation in Palestine over the past four months. The Palestine envoy to the United Nations, Ambassador Riyad Mansour, said, in his address to the Council, that […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

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 Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’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 […]

26 Apr
4:28

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 April 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 18 – 24 April, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 92 Palestinian civilians, including 22 children, 5 women, 5 journalists, and 5 paramedics, were wounded. […]

26 Apr
3:45

Settlers Storm as-Samu Town in Hebron

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers, on Wednesday morning, broke into the town of as-Samu, in Hebron, south of the occupied West Bank, to perform Talmudic rituals in celebration of the Jewish holidays. Local sources reported that the settlers stormed the centre of as-Samu under heavily armed protection by Israeli soldiers, to […]

26 Apr
3:34

Colonial Settlers Storm Archaeological Site near Jerusalem

Over 250 settlers, on Thursday, stormed an archaeological site in Al-Jib village, one of the oldest Palestinian villages, located northwest of Jerusalem and currently falling in both areas B and C of the occupied West Bank. According to local sources, the settlers, protected by Israeli soldiers, stormed the area and […]

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
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 Joseph’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 […]

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 Legitimacy’s resolutions. It was revealed that the Israeli Central […]

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 […]

19 Apr
11:41

Bil’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 Bil’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 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 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
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 […]

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, and  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 […]

16 Apr
3:52

B’Tselem Probe: Israeli Army Erased Footage of Palestinian’s Murder

An investigation, released by Israeli human rights group B’Tselem, revealed that Israeli forces destroyed evidence related to the murder of Abdel Fattah, who was executed by extremist settlers, earlier this month, in the northern occupied West Bank, and that this propagated a misleading version of events. Israeli troops claimed, at […]

16 Apr
3:01

Settlers Attack Palestinian Family in West Bank (VIDEO)

Masked Israeli settlers have been caught on camera attacking a Palestinian family in the occupied West Bank, with rocks. Israeli human rights organization Yesh Din said that a group of masked settlers, from Yitzhar settlement, attacked a family in the neighboring Palestinian village of Urif, south of Nablus, with stones, […]

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 […]

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 Israel’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 04– 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 […]

12 Apr
6:16

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Nonviolent Protesters 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 protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The nonviolent procession started from the center of the village, directly after noon […]

11 Apr
3:44

To Build 2 New Settlement Roads, Israeli Authorities Seize 1191 Dunams of Agricultural Lands

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): The Israeli authorities issued 2 military orders to seize 1191 dunums from the Palestinian agricultural lands.  Two of these orders are about the construction of 2 new settlement roads; one in the northern West Bank and the other in the Southern, while the […]

10 Apr
1:32

Israel Issues Demolition Orders Against Several Homes In Jerusalem

The Israeli “City Council” in occupied East Jerusalem issued, Wednesday, demolition orders targeting several homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the heart of the city. Raed Abu Mayyala, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by members of the City Council, invaded the town, […]

10 Apr
4:50

Part Of One Of Biggest Colonialist Projects; Israel Issues Orders Illegally Confiscating 401 Dunams Of Lands Near Hebron

The Israeli occupation authorities and the military have issued orders illegally confiscating 401 Dunams (99.0893 Acres) of Palestinian lands, to pave a new segregated colonialist road which will also lead to the confiscation of an additional 1273 Dunams (314.5 Acres), as part of a large colonialist project in the southern […]

10 Apr
1:39

385 Dunams of Palestinian Land to Be Seized By Israeli Authorities

Northern Jordan Valley residents Tuesday received notice from the so-called Israeli Civil Administration, that their agricultural land will be seized by Israeli authorities, according to Maan News Agency. Local settlement monitor Mutaz Bisharat told Maan the Palestinians of the city of Tubas, northeast of Nablus city, in the Jordan Valley/Tubas […]

08 Apr
2:10

Israeli Colonist Seriously Injures A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was seriously injured after an illegal Israeli colonist rammed him with his car, near Bethlehem city, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. The sources said the young man, Hamza Shehda Najajra, was seriously injured, especially due to his head wounds, […]

08 Apr
1:06

Soldiers Assault Two Palestinians, Abduct Three, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Monday, two Palestinians, and abducted three others, in the al-Wad Street, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers assaulted and injured two young men, and abducted three others, identified as Abboud Abu Sbeih, Ibrahim Zeitawi and Yasser Najeeb. They added that the […]

08 Apr
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Preparations For Agricultural Road Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian farmlands in a few small villages, west of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and prevented the Palestinians from preparing for an agricultural road leading to them. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation […]

08 Apr
9:23

Illegal Israeli Colonists Injure Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonists invaded, late on Sunday at night, the village of Jibiya, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and injured two Palestinians. Media sources said many colonists infiltrated into the village, but the locals noticed them, before the colonists started throwing stones at […]

07 Apr
11:18

Two Villages in West Bank Receive Demolition Orders from Israeli Authorities

Two Palestinian villages in the West Bank received demolition orders Sunday from Israeli authorities, one in Hebron district, and the other in Bethlehem district, according to Wafa News Agency. 9 residential structures, in addition to caravans and animal barns, have been ordered to be destroyed in the village of Tuwanah, […]

07 Apr
6:32

Israel Approves Hundreds Of New Units In Beitar Illit Illegal Colony

The so-called Israeli Higher Planning Committee has approved, on Saturday evening, the construction of hundreds of new units in the illegal Beitar Illit colony, built on Palestinian lands in Bethlehem. The new units are planned to be built on Palestinian lands, owned by residents of Husan, Nahhalin and Wad Fukin […]

06 Apr
6:47

Palestinian Youth Hit by Car Of Illegal Israeli Colonist

An extremist Israeli settler ran over a young Palestinian man, with his vehicle, on Friday, near the village of Tuwanah, east of Hebron’s Yatta town, in the southern occupied West Bank, local sources told WAFA News Agency. Sources said that the illegal Israeli colonist was seen running over Aysar Mahmoud […]

05 Apr
3:58

Israel Demolishes Bedouin Village for 142nd Time

Israeli bulldozers destroyed, Thursday, tents and residential structures that housed an indigenous Bedouin community in the Negev, reported Palestinian Ma’an News Agency. The Al-Araqib village is located in the Negev Desert, and is one of many villages that predate Israel, but remain unrecognized, and has been demolished 142 times by […]

04 Apr
3:46

Israeli Forces Attack and Detain Palestinian Hikers in the Jordan Valley

Israeli soldiers stationed in the Jordan Valley – a Palestinian area that is under Israeli control under the Oslo agreement – attacked a group of Palestinian hikers who were on a hiking trail near Ein al-Hilweh on Wednesday afternoon. The soldiers first fired tear gas and stun grenades at the […]

03 Apr
1:16

PA Foreign Ministry: “Settlers’ Terror, An Integral Part Of Israel’s State-Sponsored Terrorism”

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry issued a statement, Wednesday, condemning the dangerously escalating Israeli violations and crimes, including the killing of a Palestinian near Nablus by an armed illegal colonist, and said that the “terrorist attacks carried out by the colonists are an integral part of Israel’s ongoing illegal occupation of […]

03 Apr
10:08

One Palestinian Killed, Another Wounded, in Attack by Israeli Settler Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers have reported that a Palestinian was killed, and another injured, when an Israeli settler opened fire on them near Beita town, south of Nablus. The Palestinian who was killed was identified as Mohammad Abdul-Mon’em Abdel-Fattah, 23, from Khirbet Qeis village in the Salfit district, in the northern West […]

03 Apr
2:01

Israel Bills A Jerusalemite Palestinian After Demolishing His Home

Hours after the Israeli Authorities in occupied East Jerusalem demolished a Palestinian home in Shu’fat refugee camp, the City Council in the city billed the owner for the costs of destroying his property. Media sources said the soldiers and employees of the City Council demolished the two-story home, owned by […]

03 Apr
1:41

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 550 Trees, grapevines, Near Ramallah

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank, invaded Palestinian farmlands, Tuesday, and cut 550 trees and grapevines, owned by a Palestinian from Deir Jarir village, northeast of the city. The owner of the land, Abdul-Dayim Ajaj, said the Israeli assailants […]

02 Apr
4:15

Israeli Plans for 250,000 Future Settlers in Golan Heights

The Israeli Ministry of Housing has prepared a plan which calls for the construction of tens of thousands of settlement units to accommodate 250,000 settlers by the year 2048, in the occupied Syrian Golan, and encourages settlers to live there. The details of the plan came one week after US […]

01 Apr
10:23

Illegal Israeli Colonists Write Racist Graffiti, Cause Damage To Cars In Jerusalem

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Monday at dawn, into a neighborhood in Beit Hanina, northern of occupied East Jerusalem, before writing racist graffiti, and caused damage to several Palestinian cars. The colonists smashed the windows, including the windshields of several cars, and punctured their tires. They […]

01 Apr
4:08

Israel to Approve 1,427 New Illegal Settlement Units

Final approval of 1,427 new Israeli settlement units in the West Bank is anticipated by the Israeli Civil Administration. Peace Now, an Israeli Non-Governmental Agency that monitors settlement activity in the occupied West Bank, says that now, since U.S. president Donald Trump was elected in November of 2016, the rate […]

01 Apr
4:06

Israeli Authorities Deliver Demolition Orders Near Hebron

2 Palestinian structures were ordered to be demolished, by Israeli authorities, in the southern West Bank city of Yatta, in the Hebron district, Ma’an News Agency reported Sunday. The two buildings, one the home of Abed al-Mutleb al-Nuajaa, the other a barn for livestock, belonging to Mousa Hassan al-Shuwaheen, using […]

31 Mar
8:59

Illegal Colonialist Settler Fires At Homes In Hebron

An armed illegal Israeli colonialist settler opened fire, on Sunday evening, at several Palestinian homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the colonist stepped out of its car near the main entrance of the refugee camp and […]

31 Mar
8:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Guard Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a civilian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, while groups of fanatic colonists, accompanied by the police, continued storming the holy site’s compound to conduct provocative tours. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted one of the guards after he opened the […]

31 Mar
4:26

On Land Day, Jordan Valley Palestinians See Their Land Gradually Pulled from Under Their Feet

by Isra Ghourani, WAFA  On Friday morning, Palestinian residents of al-Farisieh village, in the northern Jordan Valley, were surprised to find out that Israeli settlers had fenced dozens of dunams of their land and planted them with olive trees. This transgression on the land is part of a series of daily […]

30 Mar
6:56

Jordan Valley: Settlers Plant Olive Trees on Palestinian-owned Land

Israeli settlers planted olive trees in pasture land belonging to Palestinians in al-Farisya village, east of Tubas, in the northern Jordan Valley, raising fear among the Palestinian residents of an impending seizure of their land for the benefit of settlers. Aref Daraghmeh, a local rights activist, said a number of […]

30 Mar
1:51

Israeli Colonists Invade Palestinian Orchards In Northern Plains

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Friday, Palestinian olive orchards and grazing lands in the al-Farisiyya area in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the colonists invaded the lands, located near the illegal Rotem colony, which was built on stolen Palestinian lands. He added that the […]

29 Mar
12:53

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers cut, Friday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the assailants came from Yitzhar illegal colony, which was built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. They added that the colonists cut […]

29 Mar
2:01

Report: Palestinian Land Day – 43 Years Later

Ola Awad, president of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), commemorated the upcoming anniversary of Land Day (March 30), by publishing a report on Thursday, demonstrating that Israeli theft of Palestinian land has persisted through the 43 years since it began,. On March 30, 1976, Palestinians inside Israel protested […]

27 Mar
4:42

Settlers Raid Two Elementary Schools

A group of Israeli settlers attempted to raid two Palestinian elementary schools on Tuesday afternoon, in the Tuqu village, southeast of the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem. Locals told Ma’an News Agency that heavily armed Israeli forces escorted a group of Israeli settlers who were gathered, holding Israeli […]

25 Mar
9:31

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Of 30 Cars In Jerusalem

Several illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Monday at dawn, Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in the center of occupied East Jerusalem and punctured the tires of at least 30 Palestinian cars. Locals said the colonists live in an illegal outpost in the Sammar area, right next to Sheikh Jarrah. They added that […]

24 Mar
12:56

Illegal Colonists Attack A Palestinian Woman And Her Son In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian woman and her son near their home in Tal Romedia neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News &Info Agency (WAFA) has reported. WAFA stated that the Israeli assailants, […]

23 Mar
10:59

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Homes in Hebron

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday evening, Palestinian homes near Keryat Arba’ colony, built on Palestinian lands east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the colonists hurled stones at many homes, causing damage to the […]

22 Mar
5:50

Settlers Attack Palestinian Village near Nablus

Jewish settlers went on a rampage in a Palestinian village in the north of the occupied West Bank, today, prompting local residents to come out to defend their village, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, an official with the anti-settlement commission, said that a group from the illegal settlement […]

21 Mar
8:56

Illegal Israeli Colonist Rams Palestinian With Car And Flees The Scene

An illegal Israeli colonialist settler rammed, Thursday, a Palestinian man with his car, and fled the scene, before Palestinian medics rushed the wounded man to a hospital, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Aref Jaber, a nonviolent activist with the Human Rights Coalition in […]

21 Mar
5:08

Palestinian Cars Vandalized with Racist Slogans in Bethlehem Area

A group of settlers carried out, on Wednesday at dawn, a series of attacks against Palestinian properties in Battir village, to the west of Bethlehem. The mayor of Battir, Tayseer Qatoush, said that the people of the village were shocked by racist slogans painted on  the walls of one of […]

21 Mar
12:35

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Home in Nablus

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist setters attacked, on Wednesday at night, a Palestinian home at the entrance of Burqa village, northwest of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The colonists attacked the home, owned by Mahmoud Hajja, causing damage to the property and to his car, parked in front […]

19 Mar
5:55

Settlers Erect Mobile Homes East of Qalqilia

Israeli settlers have set up several mobile homes in the southeastern part of the northern West Bank town of Kafr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalailia. Sources from the Anti-Wall and Settlement Committee’s Office, in the northern West Bank, confirmed that extremist Israeli settlers, under heavy military protection, set up […]

19 Mar
5:22

Armed Settlers Organize, Set Up Tent North of Salfit

Extremist settlers, early Monday early morning, erected a large tent on the Kafl Haris roundabout, to the north of Salfit, following a shooting that took place near the Ariel settlement, killing what is now reported to be a total of three soldiers. According to local PNN sources, large numbers of […]

18 Mar
7:42

Israeli Army Issues Demolition Orders Targeting Homes In Bethlehem

The Israeli army issued, Sunday, demolition orders targeting a number of inhabited and under-construction homes in Khallet al-Nahel and Khallet al-Qotin areas, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the National Commission against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said a large military […]

18 Mar
5:55

Illegal Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Hebron

Groups of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at night, many Palestinian homes in at least two areas in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern West Bank, said dozens of colonists of […]

18 Mar
4:33

Campaign Calls on UN to Release Names of Companies Involved in Settlement Activities

Al-Haq Human Rights organization launched an action alert urging the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Council and Member States to abide by their commitments and publish the UN Database on companies involved in Israel’s illegal settlements. The campaign mentions that, in 2016, the UN Human Rights Council voted in […]

14 Mar
8:19

Settlers Assault Farmers in Burin

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers, on Monday afternoon, attacked Palestinian farmers in Burin town, to the south of Nablus, as they were working their lands. Burin mayor Yahiya Qadous said that more than 25 settlers, from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar, brutalized a group of farmers as they were […]

14 Mar
7:38

700 More Settlements Housing Units Planned for West Bank

The Israeli occupation’s Ministry of Construction and housing is to offer, during the coming period, hundreds of housing units for sale, in a number of the settlements of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, Yedioth Ahronoth Israeli newspaper reported.   It added, according to Al Ray, that about 700 units […]

13 Mar
12:08

Army Demolishes A Barn And An Agricultural Shed In Beit Jala

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the city of Beit Jala, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a barn and an agricultural shed. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Wadi al-Makhrour area, west of Beit Jala, and demolished a 120 square/meter barn, in addition to an agricultural shed. […]

12 Mar
11:11

Palestinian Family Ordered Out of Their Home For Israeli Colonists

A Palestinian family from occupied East Jerusalem was notified on Monday that their home will be awarded to illegal Israeli colonialist settlers. According to a statement by Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), an Israeli court informed Mariam Abu Zuweir that she and her children must leave their home by […]

12 Mar
8:34

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate An Agricultural Mobile Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated an agricultural mobile home, used by a local Palestinian farmer. Several army jeeps invaded the al-Thaher area, at the entrance of al-Walaja, and confiscated the mobile home, owned by Walid Abu Ali. Media […]

11 Mar
9:24

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at night, many Palestinian cars near the former Homesh colony, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the Israeli […]

11 Mar
5:50

Israeli Forces Invade Al-Biereh, Abduct Two Children

Israeli forces invaded al-Biereh City, east of the occupied central West Bank City of Ramallah, on Saturday evening, and assaulted Palestinian youth. Soldiers attacked al-Biereh City, shooting rubber-coated steel bullets, and tear-gas bombs, locals told Ma’an News Agency, apparently directing their aim at the Palestinian youth. The occupation forces observed 2 […]

11 Mar
5:43

Two Palestinian Families Homeless After Israel Orders Homes Demolished

The Israeli municipality ordered 2 Palestinian families to demolish their own homes on Saturday – one in the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood, and the other in Silwan neighborhood, both in occupied East Jerusalem. Ali Jaabis, one of the 8 members of the Palestinian family, from Jabal al-Mukabbir, newly homeless, described Israel’s […]

10 Mar
10:23

Illegal Colonists Bulldoze Palestinian Lands Near Nablus, Unleash Dogs On Shepherds Near Tubas

On Sunday, a group of illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of city of Nablus, bulldozed large areas of Palestinian lands, while another group of colonists unleashed their dogs on Palestinian shepherds near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Ghassan […]

10 Mar
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Trees, Demolish A Coop, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, a Palestinian land near the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, uprooted dozens of trees, and demolished a chicken coop. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers, and employees of the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the executive branch of […]

09 Mar
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Detain Palestinians Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Saturday, four Palestinians shepherds, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, after illegal colonialist settlers assaulted them, and tried to force them out of the area. Omar Fuqaha, the field coordinator of Tubas Governorate, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers detained four […]

09 Mar
10:32

Two Palestinian Families Forced by Israeli Authority to Demolish Their Homes

Fifteen Palestinians were made homeless Saturday after they demolished their own homes under Israeli orders. Eight members of one family, and seven members of another, had to participate in their own home demolition, or face steep fines or jailtime from Israeli government forces. The Jaabis family, in Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood […]

09 Mar
1:57

Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia in northern West Bank, wounding three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee […]

09 Mar
1:30

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many nonviolent protesters holding the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, and headed towards the illegal Annexation Wall, built on […]

08 Mar
10:25

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

A group of Israeli colonialist settlers living illegally on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, in several areas, and chased them away. Palestinian nonviolent activist against Israel’s illegal colonialist activities, Aref Daraghma, said the colonists attacked the shepherds, and chased them along with […]

07 Mar
5:33

Settlers Storm Nabi Yunis Mosque, Injuries Reported

Two Palestinians were injured early Wednesday, from Israeli gunfire, as scores of Israeli settlers forced their way into Nabi Yunis Mosque, in the southern West Bank town of Halhul, north of Hebron. Security sources confirmed that Israeli forces escorted a convoy of buses packed with scores of Jewish settlers into […]

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 […]

06 Mar
7:09

Settlers Seize Home from Elderly Couple in East Jerusalem

Israeli settlers seized a Palestinian home belonging to the al-Halabi family, on Tuesday, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli settlers raided the al-Halabi family home, where an elderly Palestinian couple lives and who were out shopping for groceries, at the time; the […]