Category Archives: Jenin

IOF arrested seven overnight in the West Bank

The IOF arrested Mujahed Muhammad Jaradat from Silat al-Harthiya while he was in Barta’a al-Sharqiyeh, south of Jenin. The soldiers invaded the town, insulted local women and also used racial slurs towards Muslims.

In the village of ‘Azoun east of Qalqilia, the IOF arrested Ya’qub Ghazi ‘Ali Suwidan (22) and Muhammad Zaharan Ibrahim Suwidan (20).

In Beit Ummar just north of Hebron, the IOF arrested Hamza Ahmed Abu Hashem (14) and Sabri Ibrahim ‘Awad (17). Three more people were arrested in Beit ‘Awa.

In the Hebron area, the IOF raided and set up roadblocks in several villages and towns: Beit ‘Aynun, Beit Kahil, Yata, Dura, Sa’ir, Beit Ummar, Samu’, Idhna and several neighbourhoods within the city of Hebron itself.

Arrests and raids roundup

The IOF raided the Fuwar refugee camp south of Hebron and arrested ‘Ali Muhammad Abu Wardeh (47) during a search at his house. In addition, the IOF raided Yata, Idhna and parts of the city of Hebron.

The IOF raided Deir Samet west of Hebron and arrested Mussa ‘Ali Hassan al-‘Adam (32), Iyad Muhammad al-Haroub (31), both former political prisoners. In addition, the invading soldiers also arrested ‘Ali Mahmoud Muhammad al-Haroub (36), a teacher and the brother of Iyad, as well as Majdi Rajah ‘Awda al-Haroub (27).

In the city of Nablus, the invading Israeli army arrested Muhammad Sa’id (18) from al-‘Ayn refugee camp. The IOF raided several areas of the city, including al-Quds and Haifa streets.

In the Jenin area, the IOF detained Basel Muhammad Jamal Jabbarin (32) from the village of Taybeh and Ahmed ‘Abdullah Abu Taleb (30) from the village of Zububa. The two were detained be soldiers at the entrance to the village of Zububa and were taken to Salem military base for questioning. In the meantime, the IOF raided Jabbarin’s house in Taybeh west of Jenin and conducted a thorough search.

IOF arrested 14 overnight in the West Bank

In the village of Qaddum near Qalqilia, the IOF arrested five: Haj Muyed Ashteiwi (55), Awas ‘Amer (23), Ahmed ‘Amer (23), Muhammad ‘Amer (24) and Wassim Ashteiwi (24). In addition, a soldier hurled a tear gas grenade in the house of Murad Ashteiwi, the coordinator of the weekly demonstrations, and injured his wife (26) and his children Khaled (7), Noor (5) and Muamin (3), all suffering from severe cases of asphyxiation.

In Qabatiya south of Jenin, the IOF arrested Najib ‘Abdullah Khalil Abu al-Rub (35).

Clashes broke out between the invading army and local youth in Ya’bad, west of Jenin. The soldiers used stun grenades and tear gas, suffocating many. One woman had to be taken to hospital for medical treatment.

The IOF raided Tulkarm this morning and enhanced its presence in its streets.

Video: Arrests in the village of Qaddum

Stones hurled at settler’s car near Jenin

A settler from Mevo Dotan reported his car was damaged after stones were hurled at him while he was driving  southwest of Jenin, close to Ya’bad.

Via הצלה יו”ש – העמוד הרשמי on Facebook

IOF arrested man near Jenin

The IOF raided the village of Yamoun (west of Jenin), broke into the home of Sa’id Sha’ban (52) and searched the premises using sniffer dogs. The soldiers then proceeded to take the owner hostage until his son turned himself in.

IOF arrested four in the Qalqilia and Jenin areas

In Kufr Qaddum, the IOF arrested Rashid Muhammad ‘Ubeid (18), ‘Alaa ‘Amer (26) and Mu’awiyeh ‘Amer (21) during a military raid at dawn. According to eye witnesses, the army broke into several houses, and the soldiers, while conducted a search at the home of Mu’awiyeh ‘Amer, damaged the family’s belongings.


UPDATE: the IOF also arrested Qalqilia resident and Hamas leader Jamal Daoud.

In the village of Burqin west of Jenin, the IOF arrested Nabil Ibrahim Abu Shadouf (24) during a raid and search in his homes.

Settlers open fire at journalist’s car

Nizar Samoudi, correspondent for Palestinian television, reports that last night, as he was driving back from Ramallah to his hometown of Jenin, settlers opened fire at his car near Sinjil. Samoudi was not hurt, but his vehicle was damaged.

IOF arrested four in Hebron and Jenin

In Beit Ummar, IOF arrested ‘Alaa Mussa Hassan Za’aqiq (22) and Taqi al-din ‘Abd al-Fatah Jawabra ( 21), both students at the University of Hebron, during a raid in their homes. The soldiers also stormed the home of Ramzi Sa’id Mussa ‘Awad (35), smashed his glass door and forced him out of the house. They also assaulted Murad Ibrahim Ahmed Men’im on his way to work and confiscated his ID and work permit. Following the raid and arrests, clashes broke out between the town youth and the invading soldiers who shot live ammunition in order to disperse the angry crowd.

In Kufr Ra’i (south of Jenin), the IOF arrested Munib Muhammad Munib al-Shaykh Ibrahim (32) and Munjid Jamil Ahmed al-Shaykh Ibrahim (38) during a raid at down, when the family was having the suhour meal (the last one before the day’s fasting).

IOF arrested man near Jenin

IOF arrested Hadi Muhammad Niyaz (20) from Ya’bad during a raid in Barta’a al-Sharqiyeh (west of Jenin). Niyaz was arrested at his place of a business, which sells agriculture-related materials and supplies.

IOF arrested seven in the West Bank overnight

According to Israeli channel 10 news, the IOF arrested three in Zububa (northwest of Jenin), one in Qalqilia, one in Beit Ummar, two in al-Fuwar (southwest of Hebron). All arrestees were transferred for interrogation.

In al-Fuwar, local youth hurled stones at the invading soldiers, who responded with tear gas and stun grenades at the heart of residential areas. Soldiers arrested Islam Jamil ‘Amer al-Titi (20) and Thaer Muhammad ‘Abd Rabo Ghatasheh (20) and tried to arrest the son of Bassem al-Najar who was not at home. The army then retreated in the morning. In addition, the IOF raided Halhoul and set up a checkpoint on the bridge.

In Beit Ummar, the IOF staged a large scale raid of 200 soldiers and arrested four people: Mahmoud ‘Ayad ‘Awad and his son Ibrahim (who works for the PA national security forces). The two were also beaten by the soldiers who attempted to force them to give up another son, Muhammad (22) who was not home at the time of the raid. In another part of town, the IOF arrested Jalal Muhammad Zidan Man’am Abu ‘Ayash (19) and Muhammad ‘Imad Sa’adi al-Khalil (18). The raiding soldiers reportedly used excessive violence: soldiers brutally attacked Muhammad Yusuf al-‘Alami and through him into a hole in the ground; they assaulted Wael Yusuf Zidan Man’am Abu ‘Ayash (25); another young man, Ziad Muhammad Kamel al-Khalil (19) suffered gunshot wounds and was hospitalized in Hebron. The occupation army used live ammunition as well as rubber coated bullets and tear gas against local youth and only withdrew from town after 7am.

In Zububa, the IOF arrested Muhammad ‘Imad Mahmoud ‘Amarneh (21), Ahmed Fathi ‘Amarneh (20) and Muhammad Ibrahim Jaradat (22) during raids in their homes. In addition, the IOF staged a sweet in Kufr Dan against what they call ‘unlicensed water wells.’