Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, November, 8, 2016.
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The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped overnight and earlier Tuesday, twenty-two Palestinians, including children and a physically-challenged man, in different parts of the occupied West Bank.
The PPS said that soldiers invaded and searched many homes, in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped eight Palestinians. In addition, the Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the city, and kidnapped a child, and a physically-challenged man.
On Tuesday at dawn, the soldiers invaded the southern West Bank city of Hebron, Beit Ummar and Yatta nearby towns, searched several homes and kidnapped four Palestinians, including a former political prisoner.
In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, the soldiers searched homes and kidnapped two Palestinians. in northern The soldiers also kidnapped five residents after searching homes in Tulkarem and Jenin cities.
Also at dawn, the soldiers, and personnel of the Jerusalem City Council, demolished two buildings in Wadi al-Jouz neighborhood, and al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem.
The building in Wadi al-Jouz neighborhood consisted of three levels; the first was used as a warehouse for storing food products, while the second was an apartment and the third was still under-construction.
In al-‘Eesawiyya town the soldiers demolished a residential building, under the pretext of being built without a permit.
Elsewhere, Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Tuesday at dawn, on a number of Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, in the northern part of the coastal region.
The attack led to excessive property damage, while the fishers remained unharmed and sailed back to shore in fear of additional Israeli escalation.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, November, 8, 2016, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. From more news and updates, please visit our website at www.imemc.org Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.