Tag Archives: Ummar

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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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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17-year-old Boy Killed In Beit Ummar, Hundreds Protest After Funeral – International Middle East Media Center

Saturday January 29, 2011 16:13 by George Rishmawi – IMEMC News Hundreds of residents of the town of Beit Ummar, near Hebron took to the streets in the funeral of 17-year-old Yousef Ikhlayyil who was shot dead by Israeli settlers on Friday. Ikhlayyil was shot when over 150 settlers invaded the village of Safa near […]

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BREAKING | Demo in Beit Ummar | Jan 15, 2011

Related Soldiers shut down Beit Ummar anti-wall rally Pictures and Live Tweets by Joseph Dana Tear gas was shot directly into civilian houses as soldiers took over various positions in the village. This lasted for about 2 1/2 hours — joseph dana (@ibnezra) January 15, 2011 After the complaints of flags, five IDF jeeps entered […]

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Israeli soldiers injure dozens of protesters in Beit Ummar

[ 10/10/2010 – 11:23 AM ]   AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Dozens of Palestinians in the village of Beit Ummar south of Al-Khalil city sustained breathing difficulties Saturday at noon after inhaling tear gas, which Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired at a weekly march against the Israeli wall and settlement activity. IOF troops and undercover units arrested […]

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IOF soldiers leave injuries on marchers in Beit Ummar

[ 02/10/2010 – 04:33 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) cracked down on a weekly march against settlement activity in Beit Ummar, Al-Khalil, on Saturday leaving a minor severely burned while other marchers suffered breathing difficulties. Eyewitnesses said IOF soldiers caused severe burns to the entire body of Mohammed Jamal Abu Hashim, 14, […]

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