Palestinians Attacked, Injured,
Kidnapped by Israeli Occupation Soldiers and Illegal Jewish Settlers
November 4, 2012
Illegal Israeli Jewish settlers and troops attack Urif
villagers in Nablus
04/11/2012 - 11:50 AM ]
A Palestinian young man was injured and another was detained on
Saturday evening during attacks by illegal Israeli Jewish settlers and
troops in Urif village south of Nablus city.
According to Quds Press, a group of fanatic Jewish settlers from the
nearby settlement Yitzhar went on the rampage through the village
attacking its residents and damaging property.
Eyewitnesses told it that a 19-year-old boy named Walid Al-Safadi was
badly injured in his head by the settlers.
They added that a force of Israeli troops violently stormed the
village to protect the Jewish assailants and clashed with the young men
who were defending themselves and homes.
The troops attacked the young men and fired a barrage of rubber
bullets and tear gas grenades before they withdraw from the village
taking with them one of the young men in chain.
IOF troops harass AAU university students
[ 04/11/2012 - 12:00 PM ]
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) harassed students of the Arab
American University near Jenin as they searched vehicles near their
Local sources said that IOF soldiers and an intelligence officer in
four army vehicles intercepted traffic along the AAU-Jenin road and
questioned students randomly taken from passing vehicles.
The sources said that the soldiers scrutinized IDs of students but no
arrests were reported, noting that the soldiers had intensified their
targeting of Palestinian students in the region.
They recalled that the soldiers broke into an AAU university hostel
last week in Zababde village.
18 Palestinians Kidnapped In East Jerusalem After A Settler
Saturday November 03, 2012 12:45 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
The Israeli occupation government police kidnapped 18 Palestinians in
Ras Al-Amoud and Silwan neighborhoods, in occupied East Jerusalem after
an unknown assailant stabbed, on Friday evening, a Jewish settler in Ras
The Quds Net News Agency reported that dozens of
soldiers and military jeeps were deployed at the entrance of Ras
Al-Amoud, while Israeli security personnel, undercover forces of the
army, and members of the Border Guard units, were heavily deployed in
the alleys and neighborhoods in Silwan and Ras Al-Amoud before they
started breaking into Arab homes in an attempt to locate the stabber.
The Quds Net said that eighteen young Palestinian Jerusalemites
were kidnapped, and were taken to the Al-Maskobiyya interrogation and
detention facility in West Jerusalem. Six of the eighteen kidnapped
residents were released several hours after their arrest.
situation in the area remains tensed while eyewitnesses said that the
Police also broke into Abouna Ibrahim Monastery in Ras Al-Amoud during
the search campaign.
Israeli Police Arab Media spokesperson,
Luba Samri, stated that the initial investigation revealed that the
settler was stabbed as he was walking from the Al-Boraq Wall (Western
Wall) heading towards the illegal settlement the was built by Jewish
Millionaire, Moskowitz, in Ras Al-Amoud.
The settler was walking
along with his friend, and when the two arrived near the Ras Al-Amoud
Junction, “two Arab youths attacked them, and stabbed one of them in the
back, before fleeing the scene”, according to the Israeli Police.
Samri said that, after the attack, the two settlers walked to the
settlement, and called for help ; medics then moved the wounded settler
to the Hadassah Ein Karem Israeli Hospital in the city, the other
settler was not harmed.
Samri added that the police is still
searching for the two suspects who carried out the attack, and that the
kidnapped residents will remain under interrogation until further
notice. She also stated that the attack seems to be nationally
Later on, the Israeli police enforced a gag order on
the investigation, and refrained from providing any further information
regarding the attack, the search campaign, and all related information.
Resident Seriously Injured By Israeli Shell In Central Gaza
Friday November 02, 2012 11:10 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported Friday that
one resident was seriously injured by a shell fired by the Israeli army
into the Juhr ed-Deek area, in central Gaza.
The sources stated
that the soldiers, stationed on the border with Gaza, fired several
shells into the area, and that the wounded resident was moved to the
l-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza
In related news, soldiers invaded on Thursday evening,
several areas in Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of
Hebron, and searched dozens of homes and Bedouin tents.
Jbour, Coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Annexation Wall
and Settlements, stated that the soldiers invaded the areas of Jinba,
al-Fakheet, at-Tabban, al-Markiz, and ar-Rakeez, and forced the
residents out of their homes and tents before searching property and
causing extensive damage.
The army also threatened to remove
solar panels that provide the invaded areas with electricity, and also
threatened to demolish the al-Mosafer Elementary School for Boy and
On Thursday at dawn, Israeli soldiers kidnapped eleven
Palestinian civilians during invasions targeting different parts of the
occupied West Bank.
The army invaded the West Bank Districts of
Hebron, Bethlehem, Tulkarem and Ramallah, broke into and searched
several homes and kidnapped the eleven residents. The army also
desecrated a mosque in Ithna town, near Hebron.
Israeli Occupation Soldiers Kidnap Eleven In West Bank,
Thursday November 01, 2012, 13:22 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Israeli occupatin soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the West
Bank Districts of Hebron, Bethlehem, Tulkarem and Ramallah, broke into
and searched several homes, and kidnapped eleven residents. The army
also desecrated a mosque in Ithna, near Hebron.
The Ahrar Center
for Detainees Studies and Human Rights reported that the army invaded
Birzeit city near Ramallah, and kidnapped one resident identified as
Abdul-Rahman Yacoub, 19.
The Center added that another resident,
identified as Wadee' Abdul-Hamid Dar al-Issa, 22, was kidnapped in Kufr
Ein nearby village.
The army invaded Ithna town, west of the
southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked the local Ahmad Yassin
mosque. Soldiers broke into the mosque and violently searched it,
causing damage to its property.
Furthermore, the army invaded the
al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, and kidnapped Mohammad Khaled
al-Jundy, 18, and Ahmad at-Teety, 19, after breaking into their homes
and searching them.
The army also kidnapped Mahmoud Ali
Ghneimat, 17, from Surif town north of Hebron, as he was walking near
the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron.
Soldiers also invaded Bethlehem
and kidnapped five youths from Beit Fajjar town, south of the city.
The five kidnapped residents were identified as Alaa’ Nasri Taqatqa,
18; Ihsan Hameed Taqatqa, 18; Hamza Mahmoud Taqatqa, 20; Mohammad
Ibrahim Taqatqa, 22; and Mohammad Majed Ibrahim, 19.
to the arrests in Beit Fajjar, the army invaded as-Saff Street, in
Bethlehem, and the nearby city of Beit Jala, and interrogated several
residents while inspecting their ID cards.
In Tulkarem city, in
the northern part of the West Bank. The soldiers kidnapped one resident
after breaking into his home, early on Thursday at dawn, and searching
it. The resident was identified as Osama Sami al-Ashqar, 22.
is worth mentioning that the army invaded several other areas in the
occupied West Bank, searched several homes and interrogated a number of
residents while inspecting their I.D. cards.
kidnappings and invasions are part of Israel’s ongoing assaults against
the Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territories.