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11 Palestinians Killed, Scores Injured and Abducted, Homes Demolished by Israeli Occupation Soldiers, Settlers

February 27-March 8, 2023 

Editor's Note:

" ٰ  ٰ "  ( 5: 32).

"Because of that, We decreed upon the Children of Israel that whoever kills a soul, unless for a soul, or for corruption in the land, it is as if he had killed humankind entirely" (The Holy Quran, Al-Ma-ida, 5: 32).

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While brutal force has been used to create Zionist Israel and sustain it thus far, Zionist claims to Palestine are false. Actually, from the five thousand years of known written history, there has been a continuous Palestinian-Canaanite presence in the Holy Land. Despite the Zionist false claims, the ancient Israelites ruled part of the land for only 85 years (during the reign of David, Solomon, and Solomon's son).

 After that, the Egyptians conquered Palestine-Canaan in 925 BC, followed by Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans, before the Arab Muslim rule, starting from 636 AD.

By the Time Jesus started his mission, the three population groups of Canaanites, Palestinians, and Israelites were melted together in religion and language. Most of them became Christians when Constantine converted in 313 AD. Then, most of them became Muslims in the 7th and 8th centuries AD.

So, Palestinian Muslims, Christians, and Jews are the ones who have the right to claim descent from ancient Israelites, Palestinians, and Canaanites, not Zionists from other continents.

The following news stories are just examples, not a systematic record, of the Israeli occupation government abuse, mistreatment, and violations of Palestinian human rights, on daily basis.

More detailed news stories can be found at the following sources:

http://english.wafa.ps/, https://english.palinfo.com/, https://imemc.org/, https://paltoday.ps/ar/




The six Palestinians who were killed by Israeli occupation soldiers, in Jenin, on March 7, 2023
Mohammad Nidal Salim, 15, was killed by Israeli occupation soldiers in Azzoon, on March 2, 2023
The Palestinian city of Jenin during the Israeli raid, in which 6 Palestinians were killed, 18 were injured by Israeli occupation soldiers, March 7, 2023 Israeli soldiers demolished with a bulldozer three Palestinian homes in the Wadi Al-Joaz neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem, on March 6, 2023
Many Palestinians were wounded by Israeli occupation soldiers, during a funeral In Hebron, March 5, 2023 Palestinian Mahmoud Jamal Hasan Hamdan, 22, was killed by Israeli occupation soldiers, in Aqabat Jabir, on March 2, 2023
One Palestinian was killed and nearly 400 wounded in the hours-long rampage of Israeli settlers who set Huwara city on Fire, March 1, 2023 Sameh Hamdallah Mahmoud Aqtash, 37, was killed by Israeli occupation soldiers, in Za'tara, on February 27, 2023



NOTE:

The following news stories, from https://imemc.org/, are just examples, not an exclusive coverage


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Killing of Palestinians by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Israeli Occupation Forces Kill Six Palestinians, Injure 26, in Jenin

 MAR 7, 2023

Israeli occupation troops launched another massive invasion of the northern West Bank Palestinian city of Jenin, as well as invading the Jenin refugee camp on the outskirts of the city, on Tuesday.

The soldiers killed six Palestinian men, ranging in age from 22 49 years old. Those killed by the invading Israeli forces were identified as Mohammad Wael Ghazzawi (26 years) from Jenin camp, Tariq Ziyad Mustafa Natour (27 years) from Jenin, Ziyad Amin Al-Zarini (29 years) from Jenin, and Abdel-Fattah Hussein Kharousha (49 years) from the Askar camp in Nablus, Mutasem Nasser Sabbagh (22 years) from the Jenin camp, and Muhammad Ahmed Salim Khallouf (22 years) from the town of Burqin in the Jenin governorate.

In addition, 26 Palestinian civilians were wounded by Israeli forces, who shot live ammunition towards crowds of demonstrators who were throwing stones at the invading soldiers. Three of those wounded had injuries that were described as critical.

According to the Palestinian Wafa News Agency, Israeli forces fired at least one missile toward a building in Jenin refugee camp, and columns of smoke were seen rising from the building. In addition, the Israeli military deployed dozens of snipers on the roofs of commercial and residential buildings in Jenin and Jenin refugee camp, firing at Palestinians on the ground.

This is the third such invasion targeting Palestinians in the northern West Bank in the past three months. On the twenty-second of February, Israeli occupation forces committed a massacre in the city of Nablus, which resulted in the death of 11 Palestinians, including a child and 3 elders, and the injury of more than 102 others.

And on the 26th of January, the Israeli occupation forces committed a massacre in the city of Jenin and the Jenin refugee camp, during which 9 Palestinians were killed, including an elderly woman, and 20 Palestinians were injured.

The Palestinian Liberation Movement, Fatah, issued a statement condemning what they termed another Israeli massacre in Jenin. They stated that this attack only affirms their steadfast commitment to ending the Israeli military occupation of Palestine, and to establishing a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital. The statement mourned the deaths of the men killed in Jenin Tuesday, and called for an escalation of resistance against the Israeli occupation, its army and its paramilitary settlers.

The movement stated that this barbaric aggression reflects the bloody approach of the beleaguered occupation government, which seeks, through the shedding of the blood of the Palestinian people, to export its internal crises, stressing that the Israeli occupation and its paramilitary settlers will be held accountable for their continuous crimes against the Palestinian people.

The reference to Israels internal crises refers to the fact that the current Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is under indictment for corruption, and protesters have called for his resignation.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Kill A Child, Injure Two Palestinians, One Seriously, In Qalqilia

 MAR 3, 2023

On Thursday evening, Israeli soldiers killed a child and injured two Palestinians, including a child who suffered serious wounds, in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said several Israeli occupation army jeeps invaded the town, leading to protests, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that the soldiers killed Mohammad Nidal Salim, 15, after shooting him with live rounds in the back.

The Health Ministry added that the soldiers shot another child in the chest, causing life-threatening wounds, and moderately injured a young man in the arm.

In a Facebook post, Mohamamds uncle, Reyad Saleem, said his nephew was named after his cousin, Mohammad Nizar Saleem, who was also a child when Israeli soldiers killed him on March 14, 2003.

On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers killed Mahmoud Jamal Hasan Hamdan, 22, in the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp in Jericho, in the northeastern West Bank.

Earlier on Monday, two Israeli Colonizers were killed in a shooting in Huwwara near Nablus.

On Sunday, a Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli soldiers while in his home in Zatara village. Sameh Aqtash, who was murdered by Israeli forces Sunday, was in Turkey two weeks before, volunteering with a rescue team to save lives after the earthquake.

On February 23, 2023, Israeli soldiers killed Mohammad Nabil Fawzi Abu Sabah, 29, In Jenin, in the northern West Bank.

The day before Mohammads death, Israeli soldiers killed eleven Palestinians, injured more than 102, six seriously, and caused more than  250 Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation and other minor wounds.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Kill A Palestinian, Injure Two, Abduct Six, In Jericho

 MAR 2, 2023

Dozens of Israeli occupation soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp in Jericho, in the northeastern West Bank, exchanged fire with Palestinian fighters in a surrounded home, killed one, and abducted at least six Palestinians.

The soldiers initially took the Palestinian, who was seriously injured, to an Israeli hospital and later informed the Palestinian General Authority for Civil Affairs that the young man, Mahmoud Jamal Hasan Hamdan, 22, has succumbed to his wounds.

The Israeli army said it invaded the refugee camp to abduct Palestinians who are believed to be behind the Monday shooting attack that led to the death of Elan Ganeles and added that one of them sustained serious wounds while trying to retreat from the area.

Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the home of Maher Shalloon, where Palestinian fighters were hiding, and exchanged fire with them before firing a rocket at it.

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Abdul-Nasser Mousa Shalloon, 55, Maher Shalloon, 44, Amer Shalloon, 39, Mohammad Shalloon, 47, and his son Saleh, 24, in addition to the seriously injured Palestinian, Mahmoud Jamal Hamdan. All of them are former political prisoners.

The army claimed the abducted Palestinians exchanged fire with the soldiers before they were taken prisoners and their weapons confiscated.

Palestinian medics tried to reach the seriously wounded man to provide essential aid, but the soldiers blocked them before taking him away.

The army initiated the attack by deploying undercover soldiers who surrounded and isolated the home before many army vehicles invaded the refugee camp.

The soldiers also opened fire at a Palestinian car, shattering its windows, before confiscating it, in addition to shooting a young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet to the head during ensuing protests.

It is worth mentioning that Jericho remained under strict siege for the third day while the army installed more roadblocks and placed sand hills on several streets.

Earlier on Monday, two Israeli Colonizers were killed in a shooting in Huwwara near Nablus.

On Sunday, a Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli soldiers while in his home in Zatara village. Sameh Aqtash, who was murdered by Israeli forces Sunday, was in Turkey two weeks before, volunteering with a rescue team to save lives after the earthquake.

On February 23, 2023, Israeli soldiers killed Mohammad Nabil Fawzi Abu Sabah, 29, In Jenin, in the northern West Bank.

The day before Mohammads death, Israeli soldiers killed eleven Palestinians, injured more than 102, six seriously, and caused more than  250 Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation and other minor wounds.

Huwwara mayor: Illegal Israeli settlers inflicted damages worth ILS 18 million

 MAR 1, 2023

NABLUS, Wednesday, March 01, 2023 (WAFA) 

The illegal Israeli settler gangs who rampaged through the occupied West Bank town of Huwwara inflicted damages worth ILS 18 million, according to a municipal source.

The town mayor Muin Damidi said that damages wreaked by the hundreds of settlers who attacked the town, south of Nablus, on Sunday, burning down at least 35 houses and partially damaging 40 others and torching or destroying more than 100 cars, were worth ILS 18 million (approx USD $5 million).

At least one Palestinian was killed and nearly 400 wounded in the hours-long rampage on the town as well as in the other attacks on West Bank towns and villages, south of Nablus.

This is not to mention the other losses sustained by the town residents, estimated in hundreds of thousands of shekels, as a result of the ongoing closure of their businesses and stores, Damidi added.

He pointed out that schools were still closed for three days in a row, and the gun-toting soldiers prevented the residents from using the main street.

He made this statement as Israeli forces continued to cordon off the town for the third day in a row, effectively turning it into a closed military zone and forcing its residents to close their businesses.

Palestinian Shot And Killed by Israeli Occupation Troops

 FEB 27, 2023

In the village of Zatara, south of Nablus, on Sunday evening, Israeli occupation troops shot and killed Sameh Hamdallah Mahmoud Aqtash (37 years old).

The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that Sameh was shot in the abdomen by Israeli troops during an invasion of Zatara village, in the northern West Bank.

According to local sources, Israeli troops attacked and shot Sameh while he was in his home.

The Israeli troops were accompanied by paramilitary Israeli settler militias, who also attacked Palestinian civilians in the village, and fired dozens of rounds of live fire at the Palestinians and their homes.

Local sources reported that Sameh Aqtash, who was murdered by Israeli forces Sunday, was in Turkey two weeks ago, volunteering with a rescue team to save lives after the earthquake.

Dozens of Palestinians protested the closure of the Huwwara military roadblock before the army attacked them with live rounds, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

It is worth mentioning that the paramilitary colonizers have frequently been invading Huwwata, attacking the Palestinians and their homes and shops, and burning cars.

Earlier Sunday, many paramilitary colonizers invaded Yanoun village, south of Nablus, attacked and detained a Palestinian family on their land while Israeli soldiers installed roadblocks and prevented the Palestinians from helping the family.

Also Sunday, Israeli military bulldozers uprooted Palestinian farmlands in Shoufa village, southeast of Tulkarem in the northern West Bank, after the army closed and isolated the entire area.

On February 23, 2023, Israeli soldiers killed Mohammad Nabil Fawzi Abu Sabah, 29, In Jenin, in the northern West Bank.

The day before Mohammads death, Israeli soldiers killed eleven Palestinians, injured more than 102, six seriously, and caused more than  250 Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation and other minor wounds.

Injuring of Palestinians by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Hebron

 MAR 8, 2023

On Tuesday evening, Israeli occupation soldiers shot two Palestinians and caused dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Several army vehicles invaded the Aseeda and Beit Zata areas in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, leading to protests before the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Medical sources said the soldiers shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The soldiers also invaded the Al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, Kharsa village, west of the city, leading to protests, and attacked the protesters with gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

In related news, the soldiers attacked a procession in Husan village, west of Bethlehem, and causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The Palestinians were protesting the seriously escalating Israeli violations, including the Tuesday killing of six Palestinians in Jenin.

Four Palestinians Wounded by Israeli Gunshots in Jericho

 MAR 6, 2023

On Monday, 4 young Palestinian men were injured by live bullets, and another was abducted when the Israeli occupation forces stormed the Aqabat Jaber camp, south of Jericho.

Local sources told the Palestinian Wafa news agency that the Israeli occupation forces stormed the camp, which led to clashes, which resulted in the injury of four young men with live bullets. They were transferred to Jericho Governmental Hospital, where their condition was described as stable.

The same sources added that the occupation forces photographed the house of prisoner Maher Shloun (44 years old), and took measurements of it, in preparation for its demolition.

The Israeli occupation forces had abducted the prisoner Shloun during the storming of the camp last Wednesday, a raid which resulted in the death of Mahmoud Jamal Hassan Hamdan (22 years), who was shot by the occupations bullets.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Injure Teen During Funeral Of Slain Child Near Qalqilia  

 MAR 3, 2023

On Friday evening, Israeli occupation soldiers injured a teen and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation during the funeral of a slain child in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said the hundreds of Palestinians marched in the funeral procession of Mohammad Nidal Salim, 15, who was killed after a soldier shot him with live rounds in the back, on Thursday evening.

They added that the soldiers shot a teenage boy, 17, with a live round in the knees before Palestinian medics rushed him to a hospital in Qalqilia.

The medics also treated dozens of Palestinians who suffered the severe effects of tear gas inhalation, cuts, and bruises.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Nablus

 MAR 3, 2023

On Friday, Israeli occupation soldiers injured dozens of Palestinians during the weekly processions against the illegal Israeli colonialist activities, while Israeli colonizers also attacked several Palestinians before the soldiers fired many gas bombs at the locals, in several areas in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus.

Media sources said the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters in Beit Dajan, east of Nablus, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics treated one Palestinian after the soldiers shot him with a gas bomb in the leg and five who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

PRCS medics also treated sixteen Palestinians who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation in Beita town, south of Nablus, during the weekly procession against the illegal colonialist activities.

The Palestinians have been holding ongoing processions on their lands in Sbeih Mountain in Beita and in Beit Dajan after a group of illegal Israeli colonizers installed an outpost atop the Mountain.

The soldiers injured thousands of Palestinians during these protests and killed several others, including children.

The Mountain, owned by the Palestinians, has significant strategic importance, especially since if the colonizers occupied it, the colony would lead to the annexation of 20 Dunams of Palestinian lands and would also lead to the isolation of a large area of Palestinian lands.

Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Huwwara, south of Nablus, leading to protests at the Salman Al-Farisi Junction, causing at least three Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

In Qaryout, south of Nablus, illegal paramilitary colonizers invaded Qaryout Spring and attacked many Palestinians before Israeli soldiers started firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at the Palestinians, who intercepted the attack and injured many of them.

It is worth mentioning that the colonizers frequently invade the area as part of their constant attempts to confiscate the spring and repeatedly broke the lock of a gate leading to it.

In related news, the soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters in Tuqu town, southeast of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at them. The army also attacked Palestinian shepherds in the town.

Also, Israeli colonizers hurled stones at many Palestinian cars in the Al-Moarrajat street between Jericho and Ramallah.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

 MAR 3, 2023

On Friday, Israeli occupation soldiers injured several Palestinians during the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinians marched in the town, chanting against the ongoing Israeli occupation, the escalating violations by Israeli soldiers and paramilitary colonizers, and the policies of the extreme right-wing government.

The soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Medical sources said the soldiers shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

Last Friday, shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation in Kufur Qaddoum.

The Palestinians hold weekly processions every Friday and Saturday in Kufur Qaddoum, demanding the army to reopen the towns main entrance, blockaded 19 years ago to allow easy access to illegal colonizers driving to and from Kedumim colony, built on stolen Palestinian lands.

On Thursday dawn, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the death of Mohammad Nabil Fawzi Abu Sabah, 29, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli soldiers in Jenin, in the northern West Bank, two weeks ago.

On Friday dawn, medical sources at the Al-Ahli Hospital in the southern West Bank city of Hebron confirmed the death of Mohammad Ismael Jawabra, 22, whom Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured Thursday.

On Tuesday, Palestinian sources reported that a Palestinian, Mohammad Sami Abu Al-Omarein, 24, who Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured in 2018 east of Jabalia in northern Gaza, died from his wounds.

Israeli Occupation Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Jenin

 MAR 3, 2023

On Thursday evening, Israeli occupation soldiers invaded Yabad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, leading to protests, injuring several Palestinians, and causing damage to a car.

Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town from its eastern entrance and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

They added that Palestinian medics treated many Palestinians who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, cuts, and bruises.

The soldiers also hurled gas bombs at a local mans car, Nidal Abu Moweis, parked in front of a shop, causing serious damage.

Israeli Colonizers Burn Hundreds of Palestinian Homes and Cars In Huwwara

 FEB 27, 2023

Israeli paramilitary settler militias invaded the Palestinian village of Huwwara on Sunday night, torching hundreds of Palestinian homes and cars, setting most of the village on fire.

Israeli occupation soldiers were present during the attack but refused to intervene to stop the paramilitary assault on Palestinian civilians. Palestinian civilians, running for their lives out of their burning homes, begged the Israeli soldiers to stop the Israeli settlers, but they refused.

Instead of stopping the unbridled arson attack, the Israeli military decided to launch their own invasion of the entire district of Nablus.

The Israeli military, which controls all Palestinian areas of the West Bank, and rules the Palestinians under martial law, sent two additional battalions to patrol the streets and ransack Palestinian civilian homes in the Nablus area.

The army also set up mobile checkpoints on several roads to the city of Nablus, and searched Palestinian cars, causing severe delays for workers and students.

The Israeli Military Minister, Yoav Galant, ordered increased security in Israeli colonial settlements and Jewish-only apartheid roads in the West Bank.

In addition, Galant decided to increase the state of alert in Jerusalem and on the border with Gaza, claiming that the increased measures, and collective punishment of Palestinian civilians, were meant to stop any additional attacks by Palestinian fighters.

One unnamed Israeli official told the Israeli news channel 12 that he is concerned that the wave of operations and settler attacks will turn into an intifada, and we will find ourselves in a tsunami of terror.

Meanwhile, hundreds of Israeli paramilitary colonizers invaded the village of Hawara and set fire to more than 100 houses.

Palestinian firefighters and civilians worked hard to put out the fires. The preliminary assessment of damage found that at least 100 cars were burned. 35 houses were completely burned. 40 houses were partially burned.

In a separate but related incident, also on Sunday night, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian, Sameh Aktash, 37, in Zatara village in the northern West Bank.

According to the Israeli Channel 12, the Israeli army is considering setting up barriers around the city of Nablus, fully encircling the city with a wall, making it an imprisoned city like the city of Qalqilia.

The Palestinian city of Qalqilia, in the northwestern part of the West Bank, has been completely enclosed and encircled by the Israeli Wall since 2003.

It is worth mentioning that the colonizers also attacked dozens of homes in several villages and towns near Nablus, including Zaatara, Beita, Burin, Asira Al-Qibliya, and Einabus, causing damage to many homes and cars.

Earlier Sunday, Israeli sources the death of two Israeli colonizers who were shot from a passing Palestinian car in Huwwara town, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

The two were later identified as two Israeli colonizers are siblings, Hillel Menachem Yaniv, 22, and Yagel Yaakov Yaniv, 20, who lived in the nearby illegal Har Bracha colony.

Abduction of Palestinians by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Israeli Occupation Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Jerusalem, Qalqilia, And Tulkarem

 MAR 6, 2023

On Monday, Israeli occupation soldiers abducted five Palestinians in the occupied West Bank in Jerusalem, Qalqilia, and Tulkarem.

In Qalqilia, in the northeastern West Bank, the soldiers invaded Anabta town, searched homes, and abducted a former political prisoner, Amro Khaled Fuqaha.

The soldiers also abducted Hamza Ayman Barham and Naji Mahmoud Ata from Qalqilia while crossing the Huwwara military roadblock south of Nablus in the northern West Bank.

In Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted a young man, Khaled Zeer, from his home.

In Anata town, the soldiers abducted a young man, Wadea Abdul-Fattah Abu Jalil, 19, from his home.

Media sources said two Palestinians, Mahmoud Aliwat and Omar Aliwat, who were abducted in a previous invasion, were ordered under further interrogation until Sunday, and Nassim Jaber, until Thursday.

In related news, illegal Israeli colonizers invaded the outskirts of the At-Tira neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, leading to protests.

Also Monday, the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, including one child, in the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Child, In Hebron

 MAR 6, 2023

On Monday, Israeli occupation soldiers abducted four Palestinians, including one child, in the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Sair town, northeast of Hebron, searched homes, and abducted Ahmad Hasan Al-Froukh, 19, and Ubai Bajes Al-Mitwer, 15.

They added that the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and abducted Wahid Hamdi Abu Mariya, 55, and Mohammad Jamal Aadi, 18, from their homes.

Furthermore, the soldiers installed roadblocks on Hebrons northern roads and the entrance of Sair, Ath-Thaheriyya, and Halhoul. They stopped and searched dozens of cars and interrogated scores of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

Israeli Occupation Forces Abduct Seven Palestinians in Pre-Dawn Raids

 MAR 6, 2023

Israeli occupation forces invaded several parts of the West Bank before dawn on Monday and abducted five Palestinians. The soldiers took them with extreme force and brought them to unknown military locations.

In Nablus, Israeli forces stormed the central city, raided a cafe, and abducted three Palestinians: Raed Shbeita, Waddah Hujeir, and Mahmoud al-Shami, while others were detained and later released.

Local sources added that the Israeli occupation forces stormed the town of Al-Bathan, northeast of Nablus, and raided the homes of the head of the village council, Fares Al-Fares, and his brother Ibrahim, and searched them and tampered with their contents.

In the southern West Bank, Israeli occupation forces invaded Al-Khader and Beit Sahour, and abducted two young men.

Local sources told the Wafa News agency that the Israeli occupation forces abducted Hussein Saleh Abu Aker (33 years old) from the Wad Abu Freiha area in the city of Beit Sahour , east of Bethlehem, and Mohammad Essam Issa (21 years) from the town of Al-Khader in the south, after raiding and searching their family homes.

The pre-dawn raids by Israeli troops are a daily occurrence in the West Bank, where Israeli authorities have ruled the Palestinian territory under martial law since 1967.

On Sunday, Israeli Occupation Troops Injure One, Abduct 9 Palestinians, Seize Vehicle, Destroy Buildings

 MAR 5, 2023

Israeli occupation soldiers and settlers continued their daily acts of aggression against the Palestinian people and property, injuring one young Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the abdomen, causing dozens to suffer from tear gas inhalation in the town of Tuqu, southeast of Bethlehem, and abducted nine Palestinians from the West Bank.

A civilian was wounded by a rubber-coated metal bullet in the abdomen, and two others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation during clashes with the occupation forces in Tuqu town, southeast of Bethlehem .

Clashes erupted between local Palestinian villagers and invading Israeli occupation forces in the Shuafat refugee camp, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, after the closure of the checkpoint at the village entrance.

In Hebron, Israeli occupation forces abducted three young men: Anas Nasri al-Jubah (21 years old) from the Sinjar area in the south, after besieging his familys house for five hours and confiscating a commercial vehicle belonging to him. The troops also abducted Mohammad Mansour al-Hasanat (22 years old) from al-Fawar camp, and Mazen Jaradat from the eastern town of Sair.

From Ramallah, the Israeli occupation forces abducted four Palestinians: Yaqoub Al-Hajj, Aziz Khattab, and Khalil Abu Safiya, between the ages of 15-16, from Beit Sira in the western part of the city. They also abducted a young man, Mohammad Mukhlis Lafi Kook, from Turmusaya in the northern part of the city, and confiscated his private vehicle.

From Jerusalem district, the Israeli occupation forces abducted the young man, Adam Fahim Abu Kafia, from the northern town of Beit Ijza.

From the Jenin district, the Israeli occupation forces abducted bulldozer driver, Ghassan Qutb, and prevented him from continuing to work on laying a water line in the northern village of Jalboun, and seized the water line.

The Israeli occupation forces also stormed the village of Yatma, south of Nablus, and raided the house of Ismail Ibrahim Najjar, and detained his brother Youssef, while the soldiers fired tear gas canisters at the local Palestinians, without any injuries reported.

The Israeli occupation forces also closed Wadi Qana road near the town of Deir Istiya, northwest of Salfit, and deployed troops throughout the area, causing severe traffic congestion.

In the Bethlehem area, Israeli troops demolished two structures on the land of Ahmed Taqatqa, in the Umm Said area located between the town of Beit Fajjar and the village of Marah Mualla, and a sales stall selling awnings in the village of Beit Tamar, east of Bethlehem, belonging to the citizen Fouad Jumaa Jadal, under the pretext of having constructed the stall without a permit.

Also Sunday, the Israeli occupation forces raided the town of Beit Kahil, north of Hebron, and seized a citizens vehicle. Security sources told Wafa news agency that the Israeli occupation forces stormed the town and seized the vehicle of Awni al-Zuhur.

Many Palestinians Wounded After Israeli Occupation Soldiers Attacked Funeral In Hebron

 MAR 5, 2023

On Saturday evening, Israeli occupation soldiers attacked a funeral in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, wounding several Palestinians.

Local sources said the Palestinian mourners were trying to reach the local cemetery at the entrance of the town, but the soldiers closed the street and started forcing them to leave by firing live rounds, gas bombs, and concussion grenades at them.

The attacks led to protests before the army fired more live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs at the Palestinians and invaded homes before occupying their rooftop.

Medical sources said one Palestinian suffered shrapnel wounds to the leg, and dozens suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The attack against the funeral is part of numerous similar violations by soldiers, especially when the mourners reach the main entrance of the town to head to the local cemetery.

A similar violation was reported in early January when the soldiers attacked the funeral procession of an elderly Palestinian woman in Beit Ummar.

Also Saturday, the soldiers closed the main entrance of the Al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, after closing the Iron Gate, stopped and searched dozens of cars and interrogated scores of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

 MAR 3, 2023

On Friday dawn, Israeli occupation soldiers abducted eight Palestinians and confiscated four cars in several parts of the occupied West Bank.

The Qalandia Media Center said undercover soldiers driving a civilian car ambushed and kidnapped a young man, Mahmoud Asas Shuani, from the Qalandia refugee camp north of Jerusalem while working in a gas station.

The undercover soldiers waited for the young man to approach their car to fill its gas tank and immediately jumped at him, kidnapped him after forcing him into their vehicle and sped away.

Furthermore, the army confiscated the car of former political prisoner Mahdi Siyaj after stopping him at the Qalandia Terminal.

Also, the soldiers abducted Ahmad Abu Khadija, a soccer player in Jabal Al-Mokabber town in Jerusalem, confiscated two cars, one owned by a former political prisoner.

The Palestinian athlete was abducted just hours after his club won a soccer tournament in the West Bank.

In addition, the soldiers confiscated a car owned by the mother of a former political prisoner, Abada Nidal Dandees, 27, in the Wad Qaddoum neighborhood in Silwan town, in Jerusalem. Abada was a political prisoner released in 2020 after serving a prison sentence of fifty months.

In Silwad town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, the soldiers stormed and ransacked a few homes and abducted three young men, Yousef Hamed, Yanal Haitham Hamed, and Hasan Natour.

In Tubas, in the northeastern West Bank, the soldiers invaded Tammoun town, south of the city, searched homes, and abducted Faeq Ahmad Bani Odah, 27, and Shahin Jalal Bisharat, 26.

In Huwwara town, south of Nablus, the Palestinians sounded alarm sirens after noticing a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonizers infiltrating it, just days torching hundreds of Palestinian homes and cars, setting most of the village on fire, causing damage estimated at 18 Million Shekels (About $5 Million).

In the northern West Bank, many army vehicles invaded Qalqilia, searched homes, and abducted Abdullah Abdul-Rahman Hammad, 21.

The invasion led to protests before the soldiers fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades, resulting in a fire in a shop.

Furthermore, Palestinian fighters exchanged fire with Israeli soldiers on the Mabo Dotan and the Dotan military roadblocks southwest of Jenin, in the northern West Bank, while many army jeeps also invaded Rommana village, west of the city.

It is worth mentioning that, in January of this year, the soldiers abducted 514 Palestinians, including children and siblings, in dozens of invasions across the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital, Jerusalem.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

 MAR 2, 2023

On Thursday dawn, Israeli occupation soldiers abducted fifteen Palestinians during invasions and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank.

In the southern part of the West Bank in Hebron, the soldiers invaded the Um Safa area in Masafer Yatta, south of the city, searched homes, and abducted Nader Ibrahim Awad.

In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded the Al-Khader and Beit Fajjar towns, south of the city, and searched homes before abducting former political prisoner Hamdallah Khaled Sabah, 27, and Malek Akram Taqatqa.

In the northern part of the West Bank in Jenin city, several army vehicles invaded and searched homes in the Sweitat neighborhood before abducting two young men, Anas Turkman and Saif Turkman.

The soldiers also invaded Jaba town, south of Jenin, and searched a few homes before abducting Mohsin Hamamra and Abdul-Rahim Eshteiwi.  The soldiers exchanged fire with Palestinian resistance fighters during the towns invasion.

Also in Jenin, the soldiers invaded Rommana village, west of the city, before storming and ransacking the home of Kamel Mahmoud Abu Bakr.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Ahmad Tawil and Mosab Zahda from their homes in the city, Oweis Al-Ouri from Kafr Aqab north of the city, Sami Abu Ghalia, Husam Farun, and Luay Rauf from the Al-Ezariyya town, south of the city, in addition to Mousa Zahran and Mohammad Hmeidan from Biddu town, northwest of Jerusalem.

The soldiers also invaded Haris village, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and drove into several parts of the village before storming and ransacking the family home of Mohammad Morad Souf, 18, whom Israeli soldiers killed  On November 15, 2022.

On Wednesday night, the soldiers invaded many areas across the occupied West Bank, leading to protests, especially in Jerusalem, Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin, Jericho, and Hebron.

Demolition of Palestinian Homes and Property by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Israeli Occupation Army Demolishes Four Residential Sheds Near Hebron

 MAR 6, 2023

On Monday, Israeli occupation soldiers invaded the Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished four residential sheds.

Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees Against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Southern Hebron, said the heavy Israeli military bulldozers and machinery demolished four tin houses in the Shuab Al-Batem area, east of Yatta.

Jabour added that the demolished structures are owned by Othman Mohammad Jabarin, Khaled Khalil Jabarin, Yousef Ahmad Jabarin, and his brother Mohammad.

The demolitions displaced 40 Palestinians, mainly women, and children, as part of the ongoing Israeli efforts to expand the illegal Avigal colony built on stolen Palestinian lands near the village.

Israels policy of home demolitions and displacement of the residents violates International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and various international regulations.

Also, the soldiers demolished three Palestinian homes in the Wadi Al-Jouz neighborhood in the occupied capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

According to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), Israel demolished 107 structures in the occupied territory, and four Palestinian homes in Israel, displacing 155 Palestinians and affecting 522 others.

BTselem statistics also revealed that more than 131.000 Palestinian homes have been demolished since 1947 and added that, in 2022, Israel demolished 926 Palestinian structures in the occupied territories, displacing 953 persons and directly affecting 28.255 others.

In the Negev, Israel demolished 431 Palestinian homes and 2553 agricultural and livelihood structures.

More than 131,000 Palestinian homes have been demolished in Israel and the Occupied Palestine Territory (OPT) since 1947.

Israeli Occupation Army Demolishes Three Palestinian Homes In Occupied Jerusalem

 MAR 6, 2023

On Monday, Israeli occupation soldiers demolished three Palestinian homes in the Wadi Al-Jouz neighborhood in the occupied capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

Media sources said several army and police vehicles surrounded the neighborhood before invading it and ordering the families out of their homes, housing twenty Palestinians from the local Totah family.

The soldiers also ordered the families to remove their furniture and belongings from the homes before demolishing them for being built without a permit from the City Council.

Yahia Totah said in a phone interview with the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) that two homes were 60 square meters each, and one was 120, and that Israel had already demolished several homes for members of his family since the year 2015.

He stated that the family tried to obtain all the needed permits and documents and paid large amounts of money in legal applications and fees, but the City Council insisted on demolishing the properties.

According to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), Israel demolished 107 structures in the occupied territory, and four Palestinian homes in Israel, displacing 155 Palestinians and affecting 522 others.

BTselem statistics also revealed that more than 131.000 Palestinian homes have been demolished since 1947 and added that, in 2022, Israel demolished 926 Palestinian structures in the occupied territories, displacing 953 persons and directly affecting 28.255 others.

In the Negev, Israel demolished 431 Palestinian homes and 2553 agricultural and livelihood structures.

While Israel continues to build and expand its illegal colonies, Palestinian communities, and towns, in occupied Jerusalem, and various areas in the occupied West Bank, continue to be denied the right to build homes and property.

Meanwhile, Israeli colonizers continue to occupy Palestinian lands, in addition to the escalating assault, including uprooting and bulldozing the Palestinian farmlands and the constant destruction of their property.

All of Israels colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention in addition to various United Nations and Security Council resolutions. They also constitute war crimes under International Law.

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states: The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies. It also prohibits the individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory.

Israeli Occupation Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Hebron

 MAR 2, 2023

On Thursday, Israeli occupation soldiers demolished a Palestinian home in Ethna town, west of Hebron, in the West Banks southern part.

Mohammad Hasan Awwad said the soldiers invaded the town and demolished his 120 square/meter home in the Jouret Salem area.

Awwad added that he lived in his home with his family of eight and stated that he received the demolition order two months ago.

Awwad said that he filed appeals that cost him thousands of Israeli shekels but were denied because the so-called Civil Administration Office, the administrative branch of the illegal Israeli military occupation, did not license the property.

The Mayor of Ethna, Jaber Tmeizi, said the property was licensed by the Local Council and added that the army intends to demolish 250 homes and industrial and agricultural structures.

He said the army has been escalating its violations against the Palestinians and their property to benefit the illegal Israeli colonies on stolen Palestinian lands in the town that already lost most of its lands to the illegal Annexation Wall and the colonies.

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