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4th Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap twelve Palestinians across West Bank

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian sources reported that Israeli soldiers invaded different Palestinian communities in Hebron, Bethlehem, Qalqilia Jenin, and Ramallah, kidnapping twelve Palestinians on Monday at dawn. The sources said that dozens of soldiers invaded Hebron, in the … Continued

4th Feb 2014

Palestine: Abbas seeks NATO forces, vows to stop third uprising

By Yazan al-Saadi Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday that he has proposed to US Secretary of State John Kerry for a US-led NATO force to patrol a future Palestinian state indefinitely, with troops positioned throughout the … Continued

3rd Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers uproot hundreds of trees in Nablus, Ramallah

IMEMC & Agencies: Sunday, Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian orchards in the West Bank districts of Nablus and Ramallah, uprooting more than 1,425 olive trees and saplings. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli Settlements File, at the Palestinian Authority in … Continued

3rd Feb 2014

Palestine: Seven Palestinians kidnapped in Hebron, Bethlehem

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Sunday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and kidnapped four Palestinians, including a teenager, and one more Palestinian in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Two more Palestinians were kidnapped … Continued

2nd Feb 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians shot by Israeli soldiers, mauled by dogs

IMEMC News: Saturday, lawyer of the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Tareq Barghouth, visited two Palestinians who were shot and wounded by Israeli military fire, before army dogs mauled them, and the soldiers dragged them onto the ground for more than 300 meters. … Continued

2nd Feb 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack villagers near Hebron

   IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday, a number of Israeli settlers attacked several Palestinian villagers working on their own lands in Wad Abu ar-Reesh — Khirbit Safa area — in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Mohammad … Continued

2nd Feb 2014

Palestine: Six killed, 383 kidnapped, by Israeli army in January

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday, The Ahrar Center for Detainees’ Studies and Human Rights reported that Israeli soldiers killed six Palestinians, wounded dozens of others, and kidnapped 383, in January of this year. Ahrar said that five of the slain … Continued

1st Feb 2014

Palestine: 14 Palestinians injured, one seriously, in Ramallah

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: The Palestinian TV reported, on Friday evening, that at least fourteen Palestinians were injured, one seriously, during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Eyewitnesses said … Continued

1st Feb 2014

Palestine: Seven Palestinian children kidnapped by Israeli forces in Bethlehem

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Friday evening, Palestinian sources reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped seven Palestinian children near the Bilal Bin Rabah Mosque, at the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The sources stated that dozens of soldiers … Continued

1st Feb 2014

Palestine: Palestinian teenagers shot and injured at checkpoint

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center:: Two Palestinian youth were shot and injured by Israeli forces, early Friday, at a checkpoint east of Jerusalem, in the West Bank, according to witnesses. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that 19-year-old … Continued

1st Feb 2014

Palestine: Several Palestinians injured near Jenin

IMEMC & Agencies: Friday, several Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation in Methaloon village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after dozens of soldiers invaded it and clashed with local youth. Local sources said local youth threw stones … Continued

1st Feb 2014

Palestine: Seven Palestinians injured by Israeli army shells in Gaza

IMEMC & Agencies: Friday at dawn,seven Palestinians were injured after the Israeli Air Force fired missiles targeting several areas in the Gaza Strip, reported Palestinian medical sources. The sources added that the missiles caused excessive property damage, and that the seven wounded … Continued

31st Jan 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces demolish entire village in Jordan Valley

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli army demolished, on Thursday, at least 50 structures, including residences, displacing 13 families in the northern Jordan Valley, as a result , according to a local official.                    [West Church, Khirbet … Continued

31st Jan 2014

Palestine: Israel issues demolition orders in Hebron

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces issued demolition orders to two Palestinian families in a southern West Bank village, on Thursday, according to a local official. Hashim Tmeizi, the mayor of the village of Idhna, west … Continued

31st Jan 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade homes, conduct training, in West Bank Village

IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday at dawn, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded Ein Shibli village, in the West Bank’s Central Plains, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, broke into several homes and conducted military drills. Resident Osama Abu Hatab said … Continued

31st Jan 2014

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps six Palestinians in Jenin, Hebron

IMEMC & Agencies: Thursday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, searched them, and kidnapped five Palestinians near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one near Hebron, in southern West Bank. … Continued

31st Jan 2014

Norway fund blacklists Israeli companies with settlement ties

Norway’s huge sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, blacklisted two Israeli companies involved in construction of settlements in East Jerusalem, the country’s finance ministry said Thursday. The ban on investing in the firms revived a three-year prohibition on them that … Continued

30th Jan 2014

Palestine: Seven kidnapped, several Palestinians, including pregnant woman injured in Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Wednesday evening, eyewitnesses said that Israeli soldiers invaded the al-Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including a young woman. Dozens of residents have been injured; soldiers also attacked a pregnant woman inflicting … Continued

30th Jan 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers uproot 25 Olive Trees

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, uprooted around 25 olive trees in the village of Madama, south of Nablus, according to a local activist.                    [Yitzhar Settlement - Wiki Commons]   Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors … Continued

30th Jan 2014

Palestine: Ramallah governor detained by Israeli forces

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces, on Tuesday evening, detained Ramallah and al-Bireh governor Laila Ghannam while she was on her way from Jericho to Ramallah. A statement from the governor’s office said that “Occupation forces … Continued

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