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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, December, 29, 2016.

Israeli troops invade Wets Bank communities, search homes and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank districts of Qalqilia and Jenin, searched homes and abducted two Palestinians.

The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed and violently searched several homes in the city, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also interrogated many young Palestinian men while inspecting their ID cards, and searching their properties.

Furthermore, the soldiers invaded homes in Jenin city, and abducted a young man, after searching his homes in Jabal Abu Ethheir area.

In related news, several military vehicles invaded Qabatia town, south of Jenin, and conducted extensive searches of many homes.

Moreover, Dozens of Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, a number of towns and refugee camps in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and summoned several young men for interrogation.

The soldiers invaded the towns of ath-Thaheriyya, Beit Awwa and Sammoa’, south of Hebron, Nouba and Ethna towns, west of Hebron, before storming and searching many homes, causing excessive damage. The army also invaded and searched homes in the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, and summoned several young men for interrogation at the Etzion military base and security center.

Furthermore, the soldiers installed roadblocks at the entrances of ath-Thaheriyya and Sammoa’ towns, in addition to Siddet al-Fahs area, south of Hebron, before stopping and searching dozens of cars while inspecting the ID cards of the passengers.

Also on Thursday at dawn, Many Israeli army vehicles invaded the village of az-Zawiya, west of Salfit city, in the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched many homes, causing excessive damage.

The soldiers surrounded the village, before several army vehicles invaded it, and broke into many homes. The soldiers conducted excessively violent searches of the invaded homes, causing substantial property damage, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, December, 29, 2016, 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.