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News, August 2016
Trigger-Happy Israeli Occupation Soldiers Kill a Palestinian Inside his Car, Injure and Kidnap Scores of Armless Civilians
August 1, 2016
The following news stories are just few examples of the Israeli occupation government's violation of Palestinian human rights, which cannot continue without the full financial and military support from the US-EU governments.
Israeli Occupation Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man Near Nablus
August 1, 2016 12:16 AM IMEMC News
Trigger-happy Israeli occupation soldiers shot and killed, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian man near Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, inside his car.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds fired at the Palestinian after dragging him out of his car, while the army claimed “he ran toward the soldiers.”
Israeli media agencies repeated the exact military statement claiming that the man ran towards the soldiers while carrying a knife, before they shot him dead.
After shooting the Palestinian, identified as Rami Awartani, 31, the soldiers prevented Palestinian ambulances from entering the area, and refused to allow the medics to approach him to provide the urgently needed medical treatment.
The Palestinian bled to death, while the soldiers closed the entire area, and declared it a closed military zone.
The army took the body of Awartani to an unknown destination.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired several live rounds at the Palestinian’s chest, while he was in his car, in contrary to the military claims.
Nablus Live news agency quoted eyewitnesses stating that the soldiers also forced the Palestinian out of his car, and shot him from a close range.
Awartani was a father of several children and owned his hairstyle shop in Nablus.
The Israeli Occupation Army Kidnaps 16 Palestinians In Doura, 3 in Sa’ir and 1 In Surif, In The Hebron District
August 1, 2016 12:01 PM, IMEMC
Updated: Dozens of Israeli occupation soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the towns of Doura and Surif, south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, before kidnapping 16 Palestinians in Doura, three in Sa’ir and one in Surif.
The soldiers surrounded the al-Koum, Kharsa and Sinjer areas, in Doura, conducted extensive and violent searched of homes, causing damage, and kidnapped fourteen Palestinians.
The kidnapped Palestinians from Doura have been identified as Hasan Jabara al-Faqeeh, Mohammad Ismael al-Faqeeh, Haitham Ismael Talahma, Ayed Ahmad al-Faqeeh, his sons Firas and Mohammad, Bader and his brother Eyad Ziad Abu Ehlayyel, (both were injured), Ashraf Naji Amro, Ahmad Abdul-Majid Amayra, Anas Abdul-Majid Shadeed, Ahmad Azmi Tbeish, Khaled Ali Suleiman Tbeish, Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, Mofeed Mousa Shadeed, Shaer Abdul-Majid Barweesh and his from Majed.
It is worth mentioning that Hasan Jabara al-Faqeeh is the brother of Mohammad al-Faqeeh, 27, who was shot dead by the Israeli army on July 27th, after the soldiers fired missiles into a home and bulldozed it.
Al-Faqeeh family members were released a few hours after their abduction, the al-Huriya Media network in Hebron has reported.
In Sa’ir town, the soldiers kidnapped Dia’ Tarayra, Ra’ad Tarwa and Mosab Ezzat Shalalda.
The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians, including women and children, while searching their homes, and took the kidnapped residents to Etzion military base.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Surif town, searched a few homes and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim al-Hoor.
Dozens of soldiers were also deployed around the Ibrahimi mosque and several nearby homes in Hebron city.
On Monday morning, the soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot and injured three Palestinians, and kidnapped two others.
Israeli occupation soldiers kidnap two Palestinian children In Jerusalem
July 31, 2016 10:04 PM IMEMC News
Israeli occupation soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian children in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to an interrogation facility.
Local sources said the two children have been identified as Nasr Abu Khdeir and Mohammad Abu Khdeir.
The Israeli army claimed the two participated in throwing stones at soldiers and the light rail in the occupied city.
The Israeli Occupation Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Nablus, Two In Jenin And One In Jerusalem
August 1, 2016 2:33 PM IMEMC News
Israeli occupation soldiers kidnapped, Monday, five Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Nablus, Jenin, and Jerusalem, and claimed to locate gas bombs, homemade guns, magazines and a workshop for manufacturing weapons. At least 29 Palestinians were kidnapped from various parts of the occupied West Bank.
The Israeli occupation army said it found gas bombs, two magazines, and a homemade pistol during searches in Barta’a town, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin.
The soldiers also kidnapped two Palestinians identified as Kamal Abed Qabaha and Sufian Abdul-Latif Mer’ey.
Furthermore, the soldiers, and senior security officers, invaded Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the West Bank, invaded three workshops, and confiscated lathe machines reportedly used for manufacturing homemade weapons.
In addition, the soldiers invaded the northern West Bank district of Nablus and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Mahyoub Qanaze’, and the chief of security of the Najah National University in Nablus, Tal’at Sayel.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers searched a few homes and kidnapped one Palestinian identified as Taha Abu Khdeir.
Also on Tuesday, the army Kidnapped 16 Palestinians In Doura, 3 in Sa’ir and 1 In Surif, In the Hebron District, in the southern part of the West Bank.
In related news, undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot and injured three Palestinians, kidnapped two others, and two in Teqoua’ town.
The Israeli occupation army said 21 of the kidnapped Palestinians are involved in hurling stones, empty bottles and Molotov cocktails on military vehicles.
Two young men kidnapped, four wounded in Deheisha refugee town
August, 1, 2016, BETHLEHEM, (PIC)--
Two Palestinian young men were taken prisoners and four others
suffered bullet injuries on Monday morning after Israeli troops stormed
al-Deheish refugee town, south of Bethlehem.
Massive fire damages al-Jazzar Mosque in 'Akka
August, 1, 2016, 'AKKA, (PIC)--
Massive fire broke out in Muslims’ al-Jazzar Mosque in Akka city, in
1948 Occupied Palestine (part of the Arab State of Palestine, according
to the 1947 UN Partition Resolution).
Jordan urges Israel to cease attacks on Aqsa guards
August, 1, 2016, AMMAN, (PIC)--
Jordan called on the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) to cease its
escalatory measures against supervision personnel at the holy al-Aqsa
1,059 Israelis stormed Muslims’ Aqsa Mosque in July
August, 1, 2016, OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)-- 1,059 Israelis stormed
Muslims’ the holy al-Aqsa Mosque during July, Q-Press center reported.
Israeli Occupation government forces Palestinian to raze his own home in east Jerusalem
August, 1, 2016, OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)--
The Israeli occupation government (IOG) on Sunday forced a
Jerusalemite citizen to demolish his house with his own hands in al-Thawri
neighborhood of Silwan district, south of the Aqsa Mosque.
IOF raids towns, sets up roadblocks south of Jenin
August, 1, 2016, JENIN, (PIC)--
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Sunday evening raided al-Jadida
and Siris towns south of Jenin and set up roadblocks.
IOF abuses, injures Palestinian young man in al-Khalil
August, 1, 2016, AL-KHALIL, (PIC)--
The 22-year-old Palestinian Ramzi al-Khalil on Sunday was subjected
to severe beating at the hands of Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) who
attacked him in Beit Ummar town in northern al-Khalil and left him
injured with bruises all over his body.
Seven Palestinians injured in clashes in the West Bank and Occupied Jerusalem
August, 1, 2016, OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)--
Seven Palestinians were injured by Israeli shooting while others
choked on tear gas during clashes that erupted in 8 locations in the
West Bank and Occupied Jerusalem between Israeli occupation forces and
Palestinians on Saturday.
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