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Army Invades Beit Hanoun

Gaza Under Attack – in pictures | Attacks on Gaza – Timeline Tuesday December 06, 2011 09:41 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, an area east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and opened fire at random, media sources in Gaza reported. […]

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Beit Sahour Raises the French Flag

  PNN – Palestine News Network -02.06.11 – 15:10 Beit Sahour – PNN – The Beit Sahour municipality raised the French flag on its municipal building during a ceremony on Wednesday evening.   PNN Archives Beit Sahour, a mostly Christian town in the southern West Bank, has a twinning agreement with the French city Vaulx-en-Velin. […]

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ei: Israel lays Gaza-like siege on West Bank village

Nora Barrows-Friedman, The Electronic Intifada, 31 March 2011 An Israeli army watchtower overlooks a locked metal gate blocking the main entrance to the village of Beit Ommar, 29 March 2011. (Nora Barrows-Friedman) Since 24 March, Israeli forces have sealed the southern occupied West Bank village of Beit Ommar for an indefinite amount of time as […]

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Seven children; seven adults abducted by Israeli troops in Beit Ummar

Monday March 28, 2011 18:54 by Sandy Khair – IMEMC & Agencies In the latest in a series of raids targeting Palestinian villages engaged in non-violent weekly protests against the Wall, Israeli forces invaded the village of Beit Ummar, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, at 2:30 am on Monday and seized 14 […]

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Israeli troops attack Palestinian woman in Beith Ummar village

27/03/2011 – 02:58 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli soldiers severely beat a Palestinian woman called Najwa Sabarneh as she was trying to prevent them from kidnapping her son yesterday during the weekly anti-wall march held in Beit Ummar village, northwest of Al-Khalil city. The troops also attacked and arrested a number of foreign activists during […]

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Beit Ummar to be fenced in from south

March 27, 2011 HEBRON (Ma’an) — For a third day in a row, Israeli forces appeared in large numbers around the southern West Bank town of Beit Ummar, installing road gates and fence posts in a move residents fear will close them in and stifle the population center. Local activist Mohammad Ayyad Awad told Ma’an […]

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Four arrested after heated clashes in Beit Ummar

24/03/2011 – 05:37 PM AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Clashes broke out Wednesday night as Israeli soldiers infiltrated the town of Beit Ummar north of Al-Khalil with intent to arrest Palestinians there, locals reported. They entered the town accompanied by undercover soldiers and arrested brothers Suhail and Omar Ibrigeith after assaulting them. The undercover soldiers also assaulted a […]

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Two Palestinians Shot By A Settler In Beit Ummar

Monday March 21, 2011 20:55 by Jeany Massad – IMEMC and agencies Medical sources reported Monday that Ahmad Ali, 59, from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, is currently in a serious condition after being shot in his neck by a Jewish settler, while another resident was shot in the leg. Mohammad Awad, a […]

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Israeli Troops Invade Beit Omar, Arrest Eight

15.03.11 – 14:52 PNN Hebron – PNN – Israeli troops conducted military raids of the southern West Bank village of Beit Omar, north of Hebron, and arrested eight Palestinians aged 17 to 41.   (PNN Archive) Muhammad Ayed Awad, a media spokesman for the local Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, told Palestinian state-run news […]

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Beit Yonatan settlers responsible for live ammunition fire in Baten al-Hawa

Monday, 14 March, 2011 | 10:39 Beit Yonatan settlement. Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Live ammunition fired in Baten al-Hawa last night was confirmed to have been fired from Beit Yonatan settlement. Witnesses state that the shooting occured during clashes in the Silwan district when Palestinian youth threw molotov cocktails at the settlement building. A heavy […]

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Jerusalem municipality threatens to tear down 36 homes in Beit Hanina

[ 07/03/2011 – 12:08 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israel’s Jerusalem municipality has handed out demolition notices against dozens of homes in the northern Jerusalem district of Beit Hanina. Meanwhile, 36 other homes in the Abbasiyya district remain under threat of demolition. Over the past ten days, Israeli authorities have threatened to tear down […]

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Israel arrests mentally ill woman from Beit Fajjar

[ 05/03/2011 – 08:57 AM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces arrested Friday evening a Palestinian young woman from Beit Fajjar north of Al-Khalil for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier. According to the woman’s family, the Israeli army has arrested Amal Jamal Taqatiqa, 19, near the Etzion crossroads in eastern Beit Fajjar […]

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Ten citizens suffer breathing difficulties in clashes with IOF soldiers

[ 20/02/2011 – 10:55 AM ]   TUL:AREM, (PIC)– Ten Palestinian citizens suffered breathing problems in Deir Al-Ghusun village, north of Tulkarem city, when Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired at them teargas canisters. Witnesses reported that clashes broke out on Saturday after the IOF soldiers attacked an anti wall march in the village using rubber […]

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Teenager Detained in Beit Ummar

Sunday February 13, 2011 19:02 by Alessandra Bajec – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian teen in Beit Ummar near Hebron, witnesses told Ma’an News Agency on Saturday. (photo from http://palsolidarity.org) Mohammad Awad, local popular committee spokesman, said the youth, identified as Mohammad At-Teet, 16, was rounded up after Israeli troops broke into […]

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IOA confiscates 600 dunums of Beit Ummar village land

[ 01/02/2011 – 04:49 PM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) informed Beit Ummar village council, in Al-Khalil, of its military order to confiscate 600 dunums of its land near to Gush Etzion settlement. Local sources said that officials of the so-called Israeli civil administration of the West Bank delivered the confiscation […]

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