Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, November, 15, 2016.
The Israeli army demolish Palestinian homes in the West Bank and attack fishermen in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli occupation bulldozers, on Tuesday morning, demolished a community center and a home, in the Umm Al-Kheir community of Yatta town, southern Hebron Hills.
Israeli military jeeps broke into Umm Al-Kheir in the early morning hours. Israeli civil administration followed the m, with a tank, and began the demolition process.
This is the second time the community center has been demolished, Israeli forces continually harass the people and restrict their movement, as the community is located in Area C of the West Bank, which falls under Israeli civil and military control, and faces ongoing settlement expansion and demolition of Palestinian houses.
In related news, Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday at dawn, a store in Jabal al-Mokabber, a stable for horses and a hot house, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem.
The soldiers invaded the al-Farouq area in Jabal al-Mokabber, southeast of Jerusalem, and demolished a store for what the army said “being built without a permit.”
In addition, the army invaded the ath-Thoury neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, and demolished an agricultural hothouse, and a stable for horses, owned by Ala’ Issa Shweiki, who is also a former political prisoner. The attacks also led to damage to nearby property, and resulted in cutting and uprooting several trees.
Elsewhere, Israeli navy ships attacked, on Tuesday evening, Palestinian fishing boats near the shore in the Sudaniyya Sea, in Gaza, and abducted two fishers.
Local sources said that the navy attacks the fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, near Gaza city, while they were sailing less than four nautical miles from the shore.
It added that the navy used water cannons against the fishing boats, before abducting two fishers in addition to confiscating their boats, and took them to the Ashdod Port.
Earlier Tuesday, Israeli navy ships opened fire, targeting several Palestinian fishing boats, close to the shore in Gaza Sea, and chased several boats back to the shore.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, November, 15, 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.