Thursday, Jan. 18
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces detain 21 Palestinians in West Bank, East Jerusalem
  2. Israeli bulldozers level lands in southern Gaza
  3. Israeli settlers damage, spray racist graffiti on Palestinian cars
  4. 500 Palestinian schools in West Bank to gain solar power
  5. Clashes erupt as Israeli forces escort settlers to Joseph's Tomb
  6. Israel orders 19 Palestinians to administrative detention
  7. Israeli forces detain 8 Palestinian minors, including 11-year-old
  8. Israeli forces kill Palestinian student, former prisoner
  9. Israel reopens commercial crossing with Gaza after 2-day closure
  10. Palestinian fisherman killed by Egyptian naval forces

Israeli troops raid Beit Jala training center

May 22, 2013 2:39 P.M. (Updated: May 30, 2013 10:11 A.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces raided a vocational training center in the Bethlehem-area town of Beit Jala on Wednesday, witnesses said.

Military vehicles entered a northern area of Beit Jala and soldiers raided the center, which offers training courses to young people in handicrafts, IT and other vocational skills.

Soldiers confiscated the identity cards of employees at the center and erected a temporary checkpoint in the area. The purpose of the raid was not immediately clear.

An Israeli army spokeswoman did not immediately return calls.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017