Violent Clashes Ongoing Throughout Occupied
Jerusalem, Israeli Forces Invade Palestinian Cities, Kidnap Civilians
November 1, 2014
Violent clashes ongoing throughout Occupied Jerusalem
November 1, 2014
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)--
Violent clashes were still ongoing between Israeli occupation forces
(IOF) and angry protesters in different neighborhoods of occupied
Jerusalem. The clashes broke out late yesterday and lasted till dawn
Israeli occupation forces heavily fired rubber bullets
and smoke bombs at the protesters in Saadia, Bab al-Hatta, and Nasara
neighborhoods in the Old City.
Jerusalemite youths in their turn
threw fireworks towards IOF soldiers during the confrontations.
Local sources said that dozens of people suffered breathing difficulties
after inhaling tear gas fired by IOF soldiers inside their homes.
A number of neighborhoods witnessed a complete power outage, the
Similar clashes were reported in Ram town, to the
north of the occupied city. Nine youths suffered rubber bullet injuries,
while dozens suffered breathing problems after inhaling tear gas during
The protesters closed the entrance to the town with
burning tires and garbage containers and started throwing stones and
empty bottles at the IOF soldiers.
Live and rubber-coated metal
bullets were heavily fired by Israeli forces at the demonstrators and
the passing-by vehicles.
Occupied Jerusalem has been witnessing
fierce clashes over the past few days as the IOF imposed tight
restrictions on Palestinian worshipers' access into al-Aqsa Mosque.
Tensions flared up in the city after Israeli special forces killed in
cold blood a Palestinian man suspected of attempting to kill an
extremist Jewish rabbi.
Young Man Shot by Israeli Navy in Northern Gaza
Friday October 31, 2014 04:01 by IMEMC News & Agencies
The Israeli occupation forces navy opened fire on Wednesday morning,
against Palestinian fishermen, and shot a young man off Beit Lahia
shores, in the northern Gaza Strip.
According to Al Ray
correspondence, he sustained moderate injuries after being shot in the
thigh and transferred to al-Shefa hospital.
The Israeli navy has
Gaza fishermen several times since the Gaza ceasefire took effect,
although the terms of the truce deal provide Israel stop its attacks and
expand the fishing zone.
By mid-September, some 26 Israeli
violations of the ceasefire had been documented.
Israeli occupation forces Invade Various Towns Near Jenin
Saturday November 01, 2014 12:55 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Dozens of Israeli occupation forces jeeps invaded, on Saturday at
dawn, a number of towns south of the northern West bank city of Jenin,
installed roadblocks, and broke into a number of homes and lands before
Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded
the towns of Ya’bad and Wadi Da’ouq, stopped and searched dozens of cars
and interrogated the residents while inspecting their ID cards.
The soldiers also conducted military searched in the two towns.
Soldiers also invaded Ya’bad town after installing a roadblock on its
main entrance, and conducted searched in the al-Malloul neighborhood.
A number of military vehicles also invaded Marka town, and
searched a number of farmlands and various groves.
soldiers were also deployed in Wadi Da’ouq area, and ambushed several
Palestinians in olive orchards; no arrests were reported.
Israeli occupation forces Invade Bethlehem
Saturday November 01, 2014 11:35 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Israeli occupation forces invaded, on Saturday at dawn, several
communities in the Bethlehem district in the occupied West Bank,
searched homes, and handed four Palestinians military orders for
Local sources said the soldiers invaded Shawawra village, east
of Bethlehem, and handed Mo’tasem Amjad Abu Ramees, 18, and Amjad Odah
Abu Ramees, military orders for interrogation in the Etzion military
Soldiers also invaded Mrah Rabah village, south of
Bethlehem, and handed similar orders to Walid Mousa Sheikh, 38, and
Mousa Reef Sheikh, 28.
Also on Saturday, soldiers invaded various
Palestinian towns in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, installed
roadblocks, and searched several homes and farmlands.
Four Palestinians Injured Near Jerusalem
Saturday November 01, 2014 11:19 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Friday evening, that
four Palestinians were wounded by Israeli occupation forces fire near
the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem.
took place during clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian
youths who hurled stones and empty bottles while the army fired dozens
of rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs.
One of the wounded Palestinians, 14 years of age, was shot by a live
round in his leg, while a 17-year-old Palestinian was shot by a live
round in his abdomen, and was instantly moved to surgery.
third Palestinian, 23 years of age, was shot by a rubber-coated metal
bullet in one of his eyes, and another Palestinian, 20, was shot by
rounds of live ammunition in both of his legs.
Hebron Bedouin Structures Demolished
Friday October 31, 2014 23:31 by IMEMC News & Agencies
Israeli occupation forces demolished a total of four structures in
the Bedouin village of Umm al-Daraj, and, in addition to a traditional
oven in Umm al-Khair, reported
Operation Dove on Wednesday.
Many women and men of Umm al-Khair
were reportedly assaulted by Israeli soldiers and border police while
they tried to peacefully stop the demolition of their property.
Early Wednesday morning, Israeli military forces broke into Umm al-Daraj
with two bulldozers. A toilet, a shelter for the sheep, a cave used as
home and a tinplated house which housed eight people were destroyed.
Two hours later, Israeli forces arrived at Umm al-Khair village and
declared it a closed military area for internationals and Israeli
civilians, according to WAFA's report. They pushed away the
international volunteers who arrived to monitor any human rights
violations, threatening them with arrest.
Accompanied by Israeli
army and border police, a bulldozer broke into the village, damaging a
fence and an olive tree, activists reported.
residents gathered in front of their traditional oven and tried to
peacefully prevent the demolition, but Israeli soldiers and police
attacked them, violently pushing away the women and shoving down a boy.
The oven was later reported destroyed without any demolition order.
On October 28, with the inhabitants of Umm al-Khair, the oven was
rebuilt by the South Hebron
Hills Popular Committee and for the second time, by Palestinians before
Umm al-Khair is a Bedouin locale in Area C, under Israeli
civil and military administration. It is located near the
settlement of ‘Karmel’, WAFA reports. The settlement was illegally
established during the beginning of the 1980s and expanded in the recent
years, most significantly in 2013.
A total of 508 Palestinian
Bedouins are said to live in Umm al-Khair. The area and its residents
are regularly targeted by Israeli soldiers in order to take over the
land and displace its people.
Furthermore, the people of Umm al-Khair
routinely experience harassment from Israeli settlers and army, the
latest of which on October 28, when an Israeli army force and staff from
the Israeli Civil Administration, accompanied by heavy machinery, broke
into the village and demolished seven homes.
the South Hebron Hills use
non-violent resistance to seek justice and defend human rights.
Six Palestinians Kidnapped In Jerusalem, West Bank
Friday October 31, 2014 12:00 by IMEMC News
Israeli occupation forces kidnapped, on Thursday evening and on
Friday at dawn, at least six Palestinians in different parts of the
occupied West Bank, and occupied Jerusalem. One of the kidnapped is the
head of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan.
sources in Zababda town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin,
has reported that the soldiers kidnapped one Palestinian and searched
several other homes.
The sources said the soldiers kidnapped
Aysar Ibrahim Turkman, 30, after storming and ransacking his home, and
several nearby homes, and took him to an unknown destination.
Several soldiers also surrounded the home of former political prisoner
Ahmad Sharqawi, and interrogated him while searching and ransacking his
They also conducted searches in different parts of the
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan, in occupied
Jerusalem, has reported that the soldiers kidnapped the center’s head
Jawad Siyam, his nephew Yazan Siyam, and two other Palestinians
identified as Mahmoud Gheith and Montaser Faraj.
The Center said
the kidnapped were moved to the al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in
On Thursday at night, soldiers invaded the
Sawahra ash-Sharqiyya town, east of Jerusalem, and kidnapped a young
Israeli sources said the soldiers searched the house of the
kidnapped Palestinian, and allegedly located two Kalashnikov rifles and
On Thursday evening, clashes took place between dozens
of Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers invading the ‘Aida refugee
camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
clashed with the soldiers and hurled stones them and their military
tower of the Annexation Wall, while the army fired gas bombs, concussion
grenades, and rubber-coated metal bullets.
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