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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Wednesday, August, 23, 2017.

A Palestinian fighter inured in Gaza, while Israeli troops attack a Palestinian official in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.

Israeli soldiers shot, and seriously injured, a Palestinian fighter of the National Resistance Brigades, the armed wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), after the army fire dozens of live rounds at a training camp in northern Gaza.

The brigades issued a statement saying that its fighters will always conduct training and preparation for any possible future Israeli offensive in Gaza, the West Bank and Jerusalem.

Elsewhere, Israeli forces, on Wednesday, assaulted Hebron’s mayor, Tayser Abu-Sninieh, and prevented him from visiting the schools in the old city of Hebron, due to the start of the new school year.

The old city of Hebron is located in the H-2 area, a mix of areas B and C. Area C falls under full Israeli military and civil control.

In other news, Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted seven Palestinians, including an elderly man.

And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, August, 23, 2017, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. From more news and updates, please visit our website at today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.