IOF abducts four Palestinians in West Bank

WEST BANK, PALESTINOW.COM — The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Tuesday kidnaped at least four Palestinian citizens in the West Bank.

A statement released by the Israeli army claimed that four wanted Palestinians were arrested during campaigns in the West Bank.

According to local sources, the IOF kidnaped a young man called Mahmoud Zahran from his home in Deir Abu Masha’al village, west of Ramallah.

The IOF also stormed Beit Ummar town in al-Khalil and kidnaped a citizen called Ali al-Allami two weeks after demolishing his unfinished house.

In a separate incident, some Jewish settlers physically assaulted a Palestinian woman in Khirbet Umm al-Marajem area in Duma village, south of Nablus.

Local official Ghassan Daghlas said that settlers attacked a 35-year-old woman called Zubda Musallam with pepper spray in Khirbet Umm al-Marajem, adding that she was rushed to hospital for medical assistance.

(Source / 16.10.2019) 

Extremist settlers burn olive trees in Jenin

JENIN, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli settlers on Monday afternoon set fire to Palestinian olive trees in Silat ad-Dhahr village, south of Jenin City, and attacked Palestinian farmers.

Local sources told the Palestinian reporter that a group of Israeli settlers stormed Palestinian lands in Silat ad-Dhahr and burned olive fields to prevent Palestinian farmers from harvesting their crops.

This attack is not the first of its kind. Israeli settlers on a regular basis attack Palestinian farmers in the village and destroy their crops.

(Source / 15.10.2019) 

IOF arrests security and five men in Al-Aqsa mosque

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, the head of the Palestinian Preventative Security, and five young men, in the courtyards of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.

The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers abducted the head of the Palestinian Preventative Security office in occupied Jerusalem, Sa’id Atari, and five other young men.

It added that the soldiers invaded the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, before abducting the six Palestinians, and took them to an interrogation center in Jerusalem.

On Monday at dawn, the soldiers abducted Jerusalem Governor Adnan Gheith, and Fateh Secretary in the city, Shadi Mitwer, from their homes in Jerusalem.

(Source / 15.10.2019) 

Zionist forces abduct ten Palestinians in West Bank campaign

WEST BANK, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Monday arrested 10 Palestinian citizens during home raids in different West Bank areas.

According to local sources, the IOF arrested 10 Palestinian citizens in Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jenin, Salfit and al-Khalil.

Dozens of IOF soldiers stormed a cultural center in Kifl Hares village, west of Salfit City, and wreaked havoc on it.

On Sunday night the IOF, accompanied by police dogs, raided a Palestinian hospital in the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, stormed several rooms in the cancer treatment section, and terrorized the patients on the pretext of searching for a weapon.

(Source / 08.10.2019) 

Zionist police storm Bab al-Rahma prayer area with their shoes

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli police officers on Sunday morning stormed the Aqsa Mosque’s Bab al-Rahma prayer without removing their shoes.

Video footage circulated on social media showed police officers defiling the prayer area and its carpet with their shoes.

Such practice by the police has drawn widespread condemnation by Palestinian Awqaf officials and social media activists.

In recent months, Israeli police forces desecrated the same mosque area several times and confiscated pieces of furniture from inside it.

(Source / 07.10.2019) 

KSA sends Hamas official back to jail

RIYADH, PALESTINOW.COM— Hamas official Muhammad Al-Khodari, who is responsible for relations between the movement and Saudi Arabia, has been reportedly returned from hospital to Dhahban jail, the Twitter account Prisoners of Conscious reported.

The rights group said that Al-Khodari had been subjected to physical torture when he was first arrested.

Hamas has recently revealed that Saudi authorities arrested its representative in last April as part of a campaign targeting Palestinians in the kingdom.

The 81-year-old suffers from an “incurable disease”, the movement said, and has been a prominent ear, nose, throat (ENT) doctor. He has been living in Saudi Arabia for over 30 years and managed Hamas’ relations with the kingdom. His son has also been arrested.

“We have been silent for five months to allow diplomacy and mediation efforts, but in vain,” Hamas said.

International human rights groups has previously revealed that Saudi authorities arrested dozens of Palestinians with no charges.

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Right Monitor called on the Saudi authorities to immediately disclose the identities of those it has detained, who have been subjected to enforced disappearance without charge.

(Source / 05.10.2019) 

Zionist soldiers demolished an under-construction home in Beit Ummar

AL-KHALIL, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, an under-construction home in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

The soldiers invaded Wad ash-Sheikh area, near the Jerusalem-Hebron Road, in Beit Ummar town, and demolished the property which belongs to Ali Mohammad al-‘Allami.

Media sources in Beit Ummar said the demolished property was 150 square meters and was destroyed under the pretext of being built without a permit from the Israeli “Civil Administrative Office,” the executive and administrative branch of Israel’s illegal occupation of the West Bank.

It is worth mentioning that the area has been subject to frequent Israeli violations, including the demolition of homes and property, in addition to the bulldozing, uprooting and the illegitimate annexation of the Palestinian lands to build and expand the illegal colonies.

(Source / 04.10.2019) 

Zionist Israel launches limited incursion into Gaza

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM — The Israeli occupation army on Tuesday morning carried out limited incursions into the northern and central areas of the Gaza Strip.

Quds Press said that eight Israeli bulldozers rolled a few hundred meters into the eastern area of Deir al-Balah City, in the central Gaza Strip, and razed Palestinian lands.

Meanwhile in the northern Gaza Strip, two military bulldozers moved into Palestinian farmlands east of Beit Hanoun town and leveled them.

(Source / 25.09.2019) 

IOF kidnap five Palestinians in West Bank

WEST BANK, PALESTINOW.COM — The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) last night and at dawn Sunday kidnaped five Palestinian citizens in the West Bank and Jerusalem.

The Israeli army claimed in a statement that its forces arrested four wanted Palestinians during raids homes in the West Bank.

According to the Hebrew website 0404, Israeli soldiers arrested last night a Palestinian from Nablus city at the Beit Furik checkpoint after allegedly finding a knife and a tear gas canister in his possession.

However, Quds Press quoted local sources as saying that the IOF at the Beit Furik checkpoint kidnaped a young man identified as Emad al-Qayyem, from Nablus city, on allegations that he was carrying a knife.

In al-Khalil, the IOF also kidnaped later at dawn two young men identified as Yousef al-Asafera and Zahran al-Zuhour from their homes in Beit Kahil town and another citizen from Beit Ula town.

A citizen was also brutally beaten by Israeli soldiers in Yatta town, local sources said without providing further details.

In Jerusalem, the IOF kidnaped at dawn a young man called Ali al-Khatib from his home in Hizma town.

(Source / 23.09.2019)

IOF attacks and injures many Palestinians near Al-Khalil

AL-KHALIL, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli soldiers injured, Thursday, many Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, during protests that erupted after the army invaded Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town to accompany dozens of illegal colonialist settlers, to tour in Prophet Younis mosque, leading to protests.

The soldiers fired many gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at the protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to shooting several others with rubber-coated steel bullets.

In addition, the soldiers and the colonialist settlers also stormed Hebron’s Commercial area in Bab az-Zawiya.

In related news, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least twenty-two Palestinians, including children, from their homes, in several parts of the West Bank.

(Source / 20.09.2019)