Palestinian Fighter Dies of Wounds, 7 Palestinians
Kidnapped by Israeli Occupation Forces
Palestinian fighter dies of combat wounds in Egyptian hospital
Date: 26 / 03 / 2008 Time: 11:48
Gaza – Ma'an –
Twenty-four-year-old Palestinian activist
Mahmoud Abid Rabbu died on Wednesday in an Egyptian hospital where he
was being treated for serious wounds.
The Islamic Jihad's military wing, the Al-Quds Brigades, said that Abid
Rabbu was one of their fighters who was injured during a massive Israeli
incursion in the northern Gaza Strip in late February.
Abid Rabbu was from Izbat Abid Rabbu, in the northern Gaza Strip.
120 Palestinians, most of them unarmed civilians, were killed in the
five-day Israeli incursion. Due to the high number of casualties, Egypt
opened the Rafah border crossing to allow wounded Palestinians to be
treated in Egyptian hospitals.
Israeli occupation forces kidnap five Palestinians in Tulkarem
Date: 26 / 03 / 2008 Time: 15:00
Tulkarem – Ma'an –
Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday stormed
the West Bank town of Qaffin, north of the city of Tulkarem, and
kidnapped five Palestinians including two Islamic Jihad fighters.
Local residents said that Israeli forces raided several houses before
arresting 17-year-old Amal Harsha, 26-year-old Muhammad Ammar,
27-year-old Jamil Khatib, and two Islamic Jihad activists, 21-year-old
Kahlid Ajjuli and 20-year-old Rashwan Ajjuli.
Israeli occupation forces raid Jenin, storm several buildings
Date: 26 / 03 / 2008 Time: 12:32
Jenin – Ma'an –
Israeli occupation forces raided the northern
West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday and ransacked several residential
buildings, commercial complexes, and charities amidst heavy gunfire.
Local sources told Ma'an's reporter that more than 15 Israeli occupation
military vehicles entered the city and stormed several buildings,
breaking doors and damaging the contents of shops, apartments and
charities. No casualties have been reported.
Israeli occupation forces kidnap Al-Qassam Brigades leader in
Date: 26 / 03 / 2008 Time: 10:10
Tulkarem – Ma'an –
Israeli occupation forces kidnapped a top
activist in the armed wing of Hamas, the Al-Qassam Brigades, and one of
his aides during an incursion in the West Bank town of Bal'a, east of
the city of Tulkaremon Wednesday morning .
Witnesses said that Israeli occupation forces kidnapped 45-year-old Umar
Jabir, who they have pursued for seven years. Israeli intelligence
services accuse Jabir of involvement in anti-occupation military
activity. 39-year-old Hani Barabrah was the other arrestee.
Abu Jabir had been deported to Marj Al-Zuhur in Lebanon in 1992 along
with 415 other Islamic activists, most of whom were affiliated with
Eyewitnesses told our reporter that Israeli forces raided Bal'a and
searched several houses, kidnapped three other Palestinian teenagers,
17-year-old Nihad Zaitawi, 19-year-old Mihad Harash and 18-year-old Ihab
Israeli occupation army kidnaps two from
Wednesday March 26, 2008 11:43 by Nisreen
Qumsieh - IMEMC News
In pre-dawn invasion on Wednesday morning, the
Israeli military kidnapped two men from the northern West Bank city of
Sources reported that Israeli jeeps invaded the city and kidnapped
Mahmoud Abu el-Sheikh and Saleh al-Yaseen after invading their homes in
Sources added that soldiers attacked civilians' homes in the operation,
searched them and confiscated properties, they claimed they were
searching for wanted Palestinians.
In the surrounding area, Israeli forces imposed tight measures on a
military checkpoint, positioned south of the district, and preventing
civilian' vehicles from moving for several hours.
Israeli occupation forces kidnap seven
Palestinians in the West Bank
Date: 26 / 03 / 2008 Time: 09:38
Bethlehem – Ma'an –
Israeli occupation forces kidnapped seven
"wanted" Palestinian activists in the West Bank on Tuesday night and
Wednesday morning, Israeli army sources said.
According to the sources, the abductees were from Tulkarem in the
northern West Bank, Ramallah in the center, and Bethlehem and Hebron in
Israeli settlers open fire at Palestinian
shepherds near Hebron, injuring three sheep
Wednesday March 26, 2008 14:09 by Ghassan Bannoura -
A group of Israeli settlers from illegal settlement of
Havet Ma'on south of Hebron city, in the southern West Bank, opened fire
at Palestinian shepherds and their sheep on Wednesday midday injuring
Christian Peace Maker Teams, (CPT), an American human rights group
working in the Hebron area, told IMEMC that shepherds from Towani
village, near the settlement, were grazing their sheep when Israeli
settlers opened fire at them and injured three sheep.
A fourth sheep is missing, lost when the herds bolted from the gun fire.
CPT added Israeli police and army arrived in the area. The settlement of
Havet Ma'on and its sister Ma'on settlement were built on land illegal
taken from the village of Towani, the Israeli army along with the
settlers attack the villages and their life stock with is their main
source of income in order to intimidate the shepherds into leaving the
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