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26 Jun
2:52

Israeli Colonists Uproot Dozens of Olive Saplings Near Nablus

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian olive orchards belonging to Palestinian farmers from Burin and Huwwara towns, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted dozens of olive saplings. Media sources said the Israeli assailants came from Yitzhar colony, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian […]

17 May
7:59

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Dozens of Olive Trees East of Tubas

Israeli forces, on Tuesday, uprooted dozens of Palestinian-owned olive saplings in the Khirbet Abziq hamlet, east of Tubas, in the northern Jordan Valley. Specialist in settlement affairs Aref Daraghmeh said that employees from the Israeli nature authority, escorted by Israeli soldiers, stormed Khirbet Abziq and uprooted more than 60 four-year-old small […]

11 Apr
1:41

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 18 Olive Trees Near Salfit

Several Israeli military vehicles, accompanied by a bulldozer, invaded Palestinian orchards, on Tuesday morning, and uprooted 18 olive trees, in Deir Ballout, in the West Bank governorate of Salfit. The invasion was carried out into orchards in the southern part of Deir Ballout village, after the soldier surrounded them. The […]

10 Apr
9:26

Israeli Colonizers Uproot 310 Olive Trees Near Jerusalem  

Many extremist Israeli colonists invaded, earlier Monday, Palestinian olive orchards in Mikhmas village, southeast of the occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and uprooted 310 old olive trees, owned by several Palestinian villagers. Media sources said the assailants invaded orchards, owned by Ali Aref al-Haj, Abdul-Samea’ Mhanna and Dahesh […]

09 Mar
9:54

Hebron; Illegal Israeli Colonists Uproot Olive Saplings, Spray Crops With Toxins

A number of extremist Israeli colonist, from the Ma’on illegal outpost, installed on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands southeast of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, invaded at dawn, Palestinian farmlands and orchards, before uprooting olive saplings and spraying crops with toxins. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of […]

10 Feb
12:45

Illegal Israeli Colonists Uproot 400 Palestinian Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

Several extremist Israeli settlers, living in a colony built on illegally confiscated Palestinian land, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, invaded at dawn Friday, a Palestinian olive orchard, and uprooted more than 400 saplings. The mayor of Sinjel, Arroub Sweidan, said the assailants invaded the Palestinian orchards, and […]

06 Feb
10:10

700 Olive Seedlings Uprooted by Israeli Settlers near Nablus

Israeli settlers have reportedly uprooted more than 700 olive seedlings, in the Nablus area village of Burqa, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors Israeli violations in the north of the occupied West Bank, told WAFA that settlers who returned to the former settlement of Homesh, which was […]

27 Jan
9:10

Extremist Israeli Colonists Uproot And Steel Palestinian Olive Saplings, Grapevines, In Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists invaded, Friday, Palestinian orchards belonging to residents of the Al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, before uprooting and steeling hundreds of olive saplings and grapevine seedlings. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the colonists came […]

16 Jan
1:10

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Hundreds Of Olive Tree For New Illegal Colonialist Road

January 16, 2017 1:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers started, on Monday morning, the illegal uprooting of hundreds of olive trees, as part of a plan to uproot hundreds of Palestinian trees to pave a new road for an illegal colony, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News […]

07 Nov
2:36

Settlers Steal Olive Crops from Village in Nablus Area

Israeli settlers have reportedly stolen olive crops gathered from land belonging to farmers from the village of Deir Sharaf, to the northwest of Nablus, a Palestinian official said on Monday. Ghassan Daghlas, the Palestinian Authority official in charge of the settlements file in the northern occupied West Bank, told WAFA that […]

06 Nov
5:58

Soldiers Attack Olive Harvesters near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers, on Sunday, attacked and wounded two Palestinians who were picking olives in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, according to local WAFA sources. Witnesses said that the soldiers attacked two farmers, identified as Abdul-Mahdi Hekmat, 16, and Qusai Aqel, 20, and also verbally assaulted them while they […]

29 Oct
1:51

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut Palestinian Olive Trees In Bethlehem

A group of extremist Israeli colonists invaded, earlier Saturday, a Palestinian olive orchard in Wad al-Harayeq area, south of Nahhalin town, west of Bethlehem, and cut more than 18 large olive trees. The assailants apparently tried to cut more trees, but a fence that was around large areas of the […]

18 Oct
12:23

Israeli Soldiers Attack Villagers, Force Them Out Of Their Olive Orchards, Near Nablus

October 18, 2016 12:23 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Tuesday, several Palestinians while picking their olive trees, in their own orchards, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and chased them out of their lands. The soldiers invaded the orchards, extending seven kilometers alongside the bypass road from ‘Aseera ash-Shemaliyya junction to the Naqoura […]

16 Oct
4:40

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Picking Olives Near Nablus

Dozens of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Sunday, Palestinians harvesting their olive orchards, in a number of villages and towns, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, the Palestinian Authority (PA) official in charge of monitoring Israeli settlement policies in the occupied territories, said that the colonists […]

15 Oct
5:59

British Consulate to Support Palestinian Olive Harvest

(photo: Wikipedia) British Consulate General in Jerusalem, Alastair McPhail, announced on Friday that, for the second year in a row, the British Consulate General will be supporting the Palestinian olive harvest in Area C and East Jerusalem. McPhail made the announcement during an olive picking event in the village of […]

13 Oct
3:59

The West Bank Olive Harvest, In Light of Settler Attacks

(Photo: The harvest season represents a symbol to strengthen the steadfastness of the Palestinian farmers, and a refuge for impoverished families.) The olive harvest, in the occupied West Bank, is considered to be as a Palestinian wedding which comes in October of every year; yet, it remains unsafe from the […]

25 Aug
11:03

Nablus: Dozens of Olive Trees Destroyed by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces, on Thursday morning, cut down dozens of olive trees in the village of Huwwara, to the south of Nablus. Local sources reported, according to Al Ray, that the soldiers destroyed olive trees planted on both sides of the main street, under the pretext of “use as a cover” for Palestinians who throw […]

16 Aug
10:20

Army Uproots Olive Trees Near Tulkarem

August 16, 2016 10:20 AM IMEMC News News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the village of Shoufa, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and uprooted many olive trees in Khallet Hammoud area, before loading the trees in their trucks and drove to an unknown destination. Resident Abdullah Hamed, the owner of the uprooted trees, […]

10 Aug
8:33

Army Bulldozes 500 Olive Saplings near Salfit

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, uprooted some 250 olive saplings near the village of Sekaka, east of Salfit town, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Palestinian correspondence said that an Israeli army force, accompanied by bulldozers, uprooted the 500 olive saplings, claiming they were planted on a state-owned land. […]

20 Jul
11:01

Army Uproots Olive Trees in Salfit, “Settlers Only” Road to be Opened

Israeli soldiers, on Wednesday, uprooted olive trees in the village of Deir Istiya, Salfit governorate, under the pretext of opening a road designated for the sole use of people residing in illegal West Bank settlements. Head of Deir Istiya council, Sa’id Zaidan, informed WAFA correspondence that Israeli forces have begun uprooting […]

13 Jun
6:47

Army Flares Set Fire to Dozens of Olive Trees

Agricultural lands located behind the apartheid wall in Qalqilia, were set on fire late Sunday night due to the firing of flares by Israeli forces, according to WAFA security sources. Dozens of olive trees were reportedly engulfed in flames after Israeli forces fired light flares over agricultural lands in Qaliqilia. […]

06 Apr
6:25

East Jerusalem: Israeli Police Uproot and Burn Olive Saplings

Israeli forces, on Wednesday morning, uprooted and burned 47 olive tree saplings that were planted in the annexed East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, last month, to mark the 40th anniversary of Land Day. Majdi al-Abbassi, a spokesperson for the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, said that Israeli police and intelligence officials […]

23 Dec
1:43

45 Olive Trees Destroyed by Settlers

December 23, 2015 1:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Tuesdays evening, Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Ma’ale Levona, north of Ramallah, have destroyed 45 olive trees owned by Majed Daraghme from al-Leban al-Sharqiya town, south of Nablus.Zakaria Sadeh, field research coordinator for Rabbis for Human Rights, said the settlers destroyed 45 olive trees in al-Leban, al-Sharqiya town, […]

23 Dec
12:19

VIDEO: Bethlehem Olive Tree Killed by Apartheid Wall Lit Up for Christmas

December 23, 2015 12:19 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Human interest, Human rights 0

The Popular Struggle Coordination Committee (PSCC), on Monday evening, lit up an olive tree that was uprooted by the Israeli occupation in Bir Ouna valleys, Beit Jala town, Bethlehem.The tree was decorated with both oppression and resistance tools, according to the PNN; It was adorned with bullets, teargas canisters, wires, […]

29 Nov
12:21

Olive Harvesters Driven From Lands in Burin

November 29, 2015 12:21 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli forces, on Saturday, chased Palestinian olive pickers off their land in the town of Burin, to the south of Nablus, according to an official.The Director of fieldwork in Rabbis for Human Rights, Zakaria El –Sdeh, informed WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency that forces chased Palestinians harvesting their olive […]

16 Nov
6:51

Soldiers, Paramilitary Settlers, Attack Family Picking Olives In Their Own Orchard

November 16, 2015 6:51 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Sunday, Israeli soldiers and paramilitary guards of an illegal Israeli colony invaded a Palestinian olive orchard in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked the family and forcibly removed them from their own land.Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and […]

25 Oct
4:39

Palestinian Seriously Wounded After Paramilitary Settler Opened Fire On Palestinians Picking Olives

October 25, 2015 4:39 PM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported Sunday, that one resident suffered life-threatening wounds, and another suffered a light injury, after paramilitary Israeli settlers opened fire on Palestinians, picking olives in their orchard, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Kayed Jaradat, head of the Local Council of Sa’ir town, near Hebron, […]

14 Oct
8:53

Settlers Burn Olive Fields, Attack International Activist near Nablus

October 14, 2015 8:53 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli settlers, Wednesday, set fire to large swaths of Palestinian-owned agricultural land near the village of Burin, to the south of Nablus in the West Bank, and injured a British activist while hurling stones at them, according to local sources.Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in northern West Bank, told […]

30 Sep
1:44

More West Bank Olive Trees to be Uprooted

September 30, 2015 1:44 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, Salfit 0

Israeli authorities delivered notices, on Monday, to Palestinian farmers in Salfit, telling them of plans to uproot 140 olive trees.The Palestinian farms to be targeted by the Israeli occupation are located in the town of Qarawat Bani Hassan in Salfit, occupied West Bank. Khalid Maali, who monitors settler activity in […]

09 Sep
11:45

Israeli Extremists Burn Olive Orchards Near Nablus

September 9, 2015 11:45 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

A group of Israeli extremists, living in illegal Israeli colonies in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, burnt on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards and farmlands, belonging to residents of Burin village, south of Nablus.Local sources said the burnt orchards are close to the Yitzhar illegal Israeli colony, […]

04 Aug
2:05

Settlers Burn Olive Trees in Qalqilia

August 4, 2015 2:05 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Israeli settlers, Monday evening, have torched tens of olive trees located on private Palestinian land in ‘Azzoun town, to the east of Qalqilia, northern West Bank.Security sources said that civil defense forces headed to the land and put out the fire, which had already damaged a number of trees. Settlers, […]

23 Jul
1:10

Hebron: Army Destroys 450 Olive Trees, Roman-era Well

July 23, 2015 1:10 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces, Wednesday, destroyed 450 olive trees, leveled land, and demolished a Roman-era water well in the village of Beit Ula in northwestern Hebron, after claiming the Palestinian land belonged to Israel, locals said.Issa al-Imla, the coordinator of a local popular committee in Beit Ula, told Ma’an News Agency that […]

13 Jul
11:22

Israeli Extremists Burn Dozens Of Olive Trees In Bethlehem

A group of extremist Israeli settlers burnt, Sunday, dozens of olive trees belonging to a Palestinian from Nahhalin village, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.Eyewitnesses said the extremists invaded a Palestinian olive orchard in Wadi Jamjoum area, southwest of the village, and burnt the trees. The orchard is […]

11 Jul
2:24

Israeli Extremists Uproot 80 Olive Trees In Salfit

A group of colonialist Israeli settlers, driving a number of bulldozers, invaded earlier Saturday Palestinian orchards belonging to residents of Deir Estia village, northwest of the central West Bank district of Salfit, and uprooted more than 80 olive trees.Local villagers said the settlers uprooted the olive trees in order to […]

24 Jun
1:25

Israeli Settlers Use Chainsaw to Destroy Over 60 Olive Trees Near Nablus

June 24, 2015 1:25 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

On Sunday, 21st of June, residents of the Jamma’in village in the Nablus region discovered that Israeli settlers had cut down over 60 Palestinian owned olive trees. They suspect that the trees had been destroyed the previous day with a chain saw. The trees were owned by farmers from both […]

15 Jun
3:18

Soldiers Uproot Dozens Of Olive Saplings Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian olive orchards in Husan town, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and uprooted dozens of olive saplings. Member of the Local Council in Husan Mohammad Shousha said the soldiers invaded twenty Dunams (4.94 Acres) of orchards that were planted more than three years […]

20 May
11:35

Settlers Torch 90 Olive Trees near Salfit

May 20, 2015 11:35 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit 0

Israeli settlers, Wednesday morning, burned down 90 olive trees in Sarta town, near the central West Bank city of Salfit. Eyewitnesses and farmers from the town said, according to the PNN, that Israeli occupation fire trucks and vehicles arrived to the scene, but did not interfere. The witnesses added that […]

19 May
3:46

Settlers Destroy 250 Olive Trees in Hebron

Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Bat Ayin, northern Hebron area, set fire to an estimated 25 dunams of Palestinian land on Monday, destroying up to 250 olive trees, a local committee reported.A spokesperson for the Beit Ummar popular committee, Muhammad Ayyad Awad, said that five Israeli settlers in […]

17 May
1:53

Israeli Extremists Uproot 800 Olive Saplings In Hebron

A number of armed Israeli extremists invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian orchards in the Shiokh village, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and uprooted around 800 olive saplings. Media sources in Hebron said the assailants stole the uprooted olive saplings, and fled to nearby colonies. Ahmad […]

28 Apr
5:13

50 Olive Saplings Uprooted In Bethlehem

A number of extremist Israeli settlers, living in the Eliezer illegal colony, invaded, Monday, a Palestinian orchard in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and uprooted more than 50 olive saplings. Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in al-Khader Ahmad Salah said the extremists invaded “Thagret […]

22 Apr
4:34

Settlers Destroy 450 Olive Trees in Salfit

April 22, 2015 4:34 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit 0

Israeli settlers from the Immanuel settlement uprooted some 450 olive trees and saplings from lands in Deir Istiya, northern Salfit, on Tuesday.Mayor of Deir Istiya Amal Qouqash told Ma’an News Agency that farmers were surprised that the trees had been uprooted as they went to farm their lands near the […]

06 Apr
3:27

Successful Olive Tree Planting Action in Bruqin

On 4th April 2015 over 25 Palestinian activists from Bruqin and the surrounding area of Salfit region of the West Bank, gathered on top of a near by hill to plant roughly 30 olive saplings. 4th April 2015 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team The group were joined by […]

19 Mar
4:51

Israeli Soldiers Destroy 300 Olive Trees near Nablus

March 19, 2015 4:51 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli forces, on Wednesday evening, uprooted 300 olive trees and destroyed more than 5,000 meters of stone barriers belonging to Palestinians in the village of Majdal Bani Fadil, south of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an News Agency […]

19 Mar
4:01

Dozens of Homes Demolished in the Northern Valleys, 150 Olive Trees Uprooted in Hebron

Israeli occupation forces this morning held a military operative in the areas of Makhoul and Al-Hadidiyya, in the northern valleys, where bulldozers demolished dozens of homes and livestock barns, and confiscated two water tanks in Al-Farisiya, with no previous warning.Israeli forces arrived to Khirbet Makhoul in the early morning, where […]

03 Mar
1:20

Bethlehem Area: Israeli Army Raids Villages, Floods Olive Fields with Sewage

In the village of al-Khader, near Bethlehem, dozens of Palestinians suffocated by teargas inhalation during confrontations with the Israeli army, local sources reported.Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the village, said that Israeli forces broke into the village during the afternoon hours, provoking confrontations with local residents. Salah […]

26 Feb
2:08

Settlers Uproot 100 Olive Saplings in Hebron, Khirbet Gween Slated for Demolition

February 26, 2015 2:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, uprooted a hundred olive saplings recently-planted in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, said a local activist organization.According to the Palestinian Voluntary Action Commission, settlers from the illegal settlement outpost of Beit Hadassa stormed a Palestinian land that had been […]

22 Feb
3:59

Settlers Cut 36 Olive Trees in South Hebron, Injure Child in Tel Rumeida

February 22, 2015 3:59 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli settlers chopped down 36 olive trees in the South Hebron Hills, on Friday, said Italian peace group Operation Dove, in a press release.The group said that, on the morning of February 20, Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills awoke to find that 36 olive trees had been cut or […]

21 Feb
1:43

Israeli Settlers Uproot 550 Olive Tree Saplings, Assault Elderly Man in Hebron

February 21, 2015 1:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of extremist settlers from the Asfar (Metzad) settlement, to the east of Al Shuyoukh, on Tuesday night, uprooted 550 olive tree saplings and fled the scene.A group of extremist settlers from the Asfar (Metzad) settlement, to the east of Al Shuyoukh, on Tuesday night, uprooted 550 olive tree […]

19 Feb
2:19

Settlers Uproot Hundreds of Newly Planted Olive Trees

February 19, 2015 2:19 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of Jewish settlers, reportedly from the Metzad settlement, near Bethlehem, uprooted over 500 newly planted olive tree saplings on Wednesday, near the Hebron town of al-Shuyukh.The damaged fields belong to the al-Ayaydeh family, local activists said. The owners found the damaged trees in the morning, while going out […]

10 Feb
12:35

Extremists Destroy Olive Saplings as Israel Prepares for Further Settlement Expansion

February 10, 2015 12:35 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Extremist Israeli settlers cut down over 70 Palestinian olive trees in the Hebron district on Monday, according to locals. Meanwhile, some 3,740 dunams in areas of four West Bank settlements have been marked as ‘state lands’ by Israeli authorities.Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that the settlers destroyed over 70 tree […]

07 Feb
11:42

ISM Report: Olive Tree Planting in Kafr ad Dik

February 7, 2015 11:42 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Non-violent action, Salfit 0

On the morning of February 5, ISM volunteers travelled with around 50 Palestinian activists from the Salfit area to the village of Kafr ad Dik to take part in an olive tree planting action organised by the Joint Council of Salfit (a newly formed coalition which includes a group of […]

18 Jan
4:48

Injuries as Israeli Forces Disperse Hebron March, Settlers Uproot Olive Trees Near Ramallah

January 18, 2015 4:48 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Palestinians were injured, Saturday, while dozens of others suffocated from tear gas inhalation as Israeli forces dispersed a peaceful march to the north of Surif town, north of Hebron, according to local activists and WAFA correspondence.Israeli forces attacked and attempted to crush a peaceful march that was organized by […]

14 Jan
5:40

VIDEO: Olive Trees Destroyed in Yasuf

January 14, 2015 5:40 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

On Monday, January 11th, a farmer in Yasuf went out to see how his land had weathered during the recent storm and saw that a large number of olive trees in neighbouring plots had been cut down to their trunks.13th January 2015 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus team He […]

12 Jan
11:11

Settlers Destroy 170 Olive Trees Near Nablus

January 12, 2015 11:11 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli settlers have cut down over 170 olive trees in a village to the south of Nablus, the third such attack in the occupied West Bank over the past three days.Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement-related activities in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an News Agency that settlers from the illegal […]

10 Jan
1:59

Israeli Extremists Uproot Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Hebron

January 10, 2015 1:59 PM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

A number of extremist Israeli settlers uprooted, Friday, dozens of olive trees in Palestinian orchards in Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Yatta, Rateb Jabour, said the extremists came from the […]

02 Jan
4:53

Israeli Settlers Destroy 5,000 Olive Saplings near Turmusayya

January 2, 2015 4:53 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Jewish settlers have uprooted more than 5,000 olive tree saplings in lands east of the town of Turmusayya, north of Ramallah, in the central occupied West Bank, locals said Thursday.One owner of the lands targeted, Awad Abu Samra, told Ma’an Mews Agency that, over the past week, settlers have repeatedly […]

07 Dec
4:29

Soldiers Ignore Settlers Attacking Palestinian Homes in Hebron, 50 Olive Trees Cut in Nablus

December 7, 2014 4:29 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli settlers, on Saturday, attacked Palestinian homes in the Hebron neighborhood of al-Ja‘bari with stones, while Israeli soldiers stood by and watched indifferently, and without taking any actions to stop them, WAFA reports.Hurling stones at the homes, the extremists cursed the owners and shouted anti-Arab racist slogans, including “Death to […]

06 Dec
6:34

Settlers Cut 50 Olive Trees In Nablus Village

December 6, 2014 6:34 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

A group of fanatic Israeli settlers invaded, Friday, a Palestinian olive orchard belonging to a resident of ‘Aqraba village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and cut at least 50 trees. Palestinian official Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli settlements file in the northern part of the occupied […]

22 Oct
10:46

Israeli Settlers Burn 100 Olive Trees near Nablus, Multiple Abductions in Gaza, West Bank

October 22, 2014 10:46 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli colonial settlers, in the town of Huwwara, to the south of Nablus, torched approximately 100 olive trees on Wednesday, according to local activist Ghassan Douglas.WAFA correspondence reports that a number of settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of ‘Yitzhar’ set fire to around 100 olive trees belonging to the […]

22 Oct
12:35

VIDEO: Hebron’s Olive Harvest of Resistance

October 22, 2014 12:35 PM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Human interest, Non-violent action 0

The Hebron Defence Committee organised a community work day near the Hebron-area village of Surif on land that is under threat of confiscation by the Israeli military. 10/22/14 | Alternative Information Center | Beit Sahour One month ago, Israeli authorities announced the confiscation of 4000 dunums [988 acres] around Surif. […]

18 Oct
3:20

Settlers Cut Around 50 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

October 18, 2014 3:20 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

A number of extremist Israeli settlers invaded, on Saturday, Palestinian olive orchard in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, and cut nearly 50 olive trees.Resident Ibrahim Abu Lateefa said he went to his orchard in the al-Jamjoum area, east of the village, to find out that the settlers cut 14 […]

16 Oct
11:29

Stories from Burin During the Olive Harvest

October 16, 2014 11:29 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

On Monday, three Palestinians were picking olives in Burin. Their field was in a very exposed area, right between an illegal settlement, a military checkpoint, and a security detention centre. A group of ISM volunteers accompanied them as protective presence.15th October 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team These […]

12 Oct
2:42

Israel to Seize Some 80 Dunams of Farmland near Bethlehem, Settlers Assault Yasuf Olive Harvesters

Israeli forces notified residents of al-Khader, to the south of Bethlehem, Saturday, of their intention to seize about 80 dunams of Palestinian-owned cropland, according to local activist Ahmad Salah. Also on Saturday, Israeli settlers assaulted Palestinian olive harvesters in Yasuf, near Salfit.Mr. Salah, who coordinates the al-Khader local committee against […]

10 Oct
10:14

Palestinian Family Attacked by Settlers While Harvesting Olives

October 10, 2014 10:14 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Tuesday afternoon, the 7th of October, olive farmer Mahmoud Rga Mahoud Aid, his wife and their three children were attacked by a group of settlers from the illegal settlement of Giv’at Ya’akov. The attack took place on the family´s land near the village of Burin, south west of Nablus.10th October […]

09 Oct
4:13

Settlers Uproot, Cut Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

A number of extremist Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian orchards near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, before cutting and uprooting dozens of olive trees.Hasan Breijiyya, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in the Bethlehem district, stated the settlers came from Beitar Illit illegal settlement, built on […]

06 Oct
10:07

Israeli Settlers Attack and Damage Palestinian Owned Olive Trees Near Nablus

October 6, 2014 10:07 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli settlers attacked, on Monday, a Palestinian-owned olive grove near the northern West Bank district of Nablus. The settlers cut off the branches of 100 olive trees owned by Palestinian farmers from the Bani Yasouf village, near Nablus. The settlers came from the illegal settlement of Tafouh. Another group of […]

27 Sep
11:54

VIDEO: Israeli Forces Use Violence Against Unarmed Demonstrators Attempting to Plant Olive Sapplings

September 27, 2014 11:54 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Non-violent action, West Bank 0

Wadi Foukeen is a Palestinian village just west of Bethlehem with a population of approximately 1,250 people. A weekly Friday demonstration has been organized by the village community against the Israeli occupation and in response to the recent land grab of 4,000 dunams (nearly 1,000 acres) by the Israeli government. […]

05 Sep
4:30

Soldiers Burn Olive Trees Near Hebron

September 5, 2014 4:30 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers burned, on Thursday, a number of Palestinian olive trees in an orchard of the Wad al-Hasseen area, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.The orchard is next to the Keryat Arba’ illegal settlement east the city. The Maan News Agency said the soldiers burned […]

22 May
3:08

Army Uproots Olive Trees, Bulldozes Lands Near Salfit

Several Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded on Thursday morning [May 22, 2014], Palestinians lands and olive orchards in Kufur Ed-Deek, west of the central West bank city of Salfit, bulldozed lands and uprooted several olive trees.Member of the Kufur Ed-Deek Local Council, Mousa Qassoul, stated that several […]

05 May
1:59

Settlers Uproot Dozens Of Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

[Monday, May 5, 2014] A number of Israeli settlers invaded a Palestinian olive orchard, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and uprooted more than 51 olive saplings. The attack is the second against the same orchard in two weeks.Head of the Ras Karkar Village Council, Bahjat Suleiman, stated […]

01 May
3:14

Settlers Uproot Dozens Of Olive Saplings Near Bethlehem

[Thursday, May 1, 2014] A number of Israeli settlers invaded a Palestinian olive orchard, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and uprooted around 50 saplings.Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in the Bethlehem District, Hasan Breijiyya, told the WAFA Palestinian news agency that the […]

28 Apr
10:54

Over 150 Olive Trees Destroyed Near Nablus

Israeli settlers destroyed over 150 Palestinian-owned olive trees south of Nablus, on Monday, according to a Palestinian official.PA representative Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that settlers from Yitzhar raided Huwwara village, cutting down over 150 trees. The olive trees belonged to Fatima […]

12 Apr
1:29

Settlers Burn Olive Trees West of Bethlehem

Israeli settlers burned down a number of olive trees at dawn, this morning [Saturday, April 12, 2014]. Activist Ghassan Njagerh told Radio Bethlehem 2000 that the settlers burned about 27 olive trees planted near the fence of the illegal settlement of ‘Betar Illit’, between the villages of Nahalin and Husan, […]

31 Mar
8:01

Land Day: 1,000 Olive Saplings Planted Near Jenin, Soliders Fire on Gaza Youth

To mark the occasion of Land Day, one thousand olive saplings were planted on Palestinian land threatened with seizure by Israel in ‘Arraba, near Jenin, on Monday. The saplings were jointly planted by the Palestinian Agricultural relief Committees (PARC) and ‘Arraba Municipality, in lands adjacent to Mabo Dothan settlement, WAFA […]

30 Mar
8:19

Settlers Uproot Olive Saplings Near Bethlehem

[Saturday Evening, March 29, 2014] A number of Israeli settlers invaded a Palestinian olive orchard in Husan town, west of Bethlehem, and uprooted dozens of saplings. Resident Mohammad Sabateen told the WAFA News Agency that, as he went to his orchard in Wadi Abu al-Hasan area, east of Husan, he […]

17 Mar
6:41

Settlers Kill 55 Olive Trees with Toxic Chemicals in Nablus

Israeli colonial settlers damaged, Sunday afternoon, 55 olive trees after spraying them with toxic chemicals in Jaloud village, south of the West Bank city of Nablus. (Al Ray) Ghassan Daghlas, the Palestinian Authority official who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said that Israeli settlers came from the […]

02 Mar
10:01

Settlers Uproot Olive Trees near Nablus

Israeli settlers Sunday uprooted around 200 newly planted olive trees belonging to a Palestinian from the Kufr Qadoom, a village west of Nablus, according to a local activist. (WAFA) Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the north of the West Bank, said that a number of settlers from a […]

25 Feb
9:33

Settlers Uproot Olive Trees and Attack 65-year-old Shepherd

Israeli settlers destroyed 150 olive trees in Al-Khader, a Palestinian village south of Bethlehem, and assaulted an old Palestinian shepherd near Nablus, Monday at noon. Ahmed Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Al-Khader, said that the settlers uprooted and destroyed more than 150 […]

20 Feb
10:23

Olive Trees Uprooted near Ramallah, Clashes in Nablus

Dozens of settlers, Wednesday, uprooted more than 700 olive seedlings in Turmsaya, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah.The PNN reports that the Palestinian official responsible for the Settlement File in the northern West Bank said that a number of settlers from the nearby Israeli illegal settlement, uprooted over […]

09 Feb
11:06

Settlers Uproot 800 Olive Tree in Singel

Israeli settlers uprooted at dawn, today [Sunday, February 9, 2013], 800 olive seedlings in Singel village, north of Ramallah.Singel Mayor Ayoub Sweden told the Palestinian News Network (PNN) that this is the third time in less than a month that settlers uprooted and stole more than 800 olive seedlings. Ayoub […]

29 Jan
9:59

Settlers Uproot 25 Olive Trees

Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, uprooted around 25 olive trees in the village of Madama, south of Nablus, according to a local activist.Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the north of the West Bank, told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) that settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of […]

23 Jan
2:51

Israeli Settlers Uproot, Steal 800 Olive Trees Near Ramallah

January 23, 2014 2:51 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah 0

A group of Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, uprooted 800 olive saplings planted by Palestinian farmers, in the village of Sinjel. The trees had been donated by the International Committee of the Red Cross, as part of a project to restore hundreds of acres of Palestinian farmland that had previously been […]

14 Jan
10:26

Settlers Plant Olive Trees On Illegally Seized Land

[Tuesday, January 14, 2014] Dozens of Israeli settlers, protected by soldiers, took over a Palestinian-owned plot of land in an area east of the city of Hebron, and began planting it with olive trees on Tuesday, according to a local witness.Rashid al-Tamimi, a resident of Hebron, told the Palestinian News […]

13 Jan
4:22

Settlers Cut Olive Trees In Hebron

January 13, 2014 4:22 PM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

[Monday, January 13, 2014] Local sources have reported that a number of Israeli settlers cut down nearly 50 Palestinian olive trees, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, stated that the settlers cut […]

09 Dec
3:37

Soldiers Uproot Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

December 9, 2013 3:37 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Monday at Dawn, December 9, 2013] Local sources report that Israeli military bulldozers have uprooted more than 40 olive trees, in order to connect settler road #60 with the Cremisan Monastery in Beit Jala town, west of Bethlehem, and other areas.Orchard owner Hisham Abu Ali stated that the army previously […]

26 Nov
2:08

Israeli Settlers Destroy Palestinian Olive Grove Near Salfit

November 26, 2013 2:08 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, Salfit 0

A group of Israeli settlers invaded the village of Bruqin, near Salfit in the northern West Bank, early Monday morning, and uprooted a grove of 15 olive trees. This follows a similar uprooting of over 100 trees, the week before, in Yatta village.The Israeli military and settlers have destroyed close […]

15 Nov
2:44

Soldiers Cut 100 Olive Trees In Yabod

November 15, 2013 2:44 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report 0

[Thursday November 14, 2013] Israeli soldiers invaded Yabod village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and cut more than 100 olive trees that belong to the residents despite a pending petition filed by the owners with the Israeli Supreme Court.Head of the Yabod Village Council Samer Abu Baker […]

14 Nov
7:08

Soldiers Cut Olive Trees Near Jenin

November 14, 2013 7:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report 0

[Wednesday November 13, 2013] Israeli soldiers cut dozens of Palestinian olive trees close to the main road near Ya’bod village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.The Maan News Agency has reported that the road links between Jenin and Tulkarem, and that the soldiers used chaises in cutting […]

10 Nov
9:53

Israel orders destruction of village olive grove in retaliation for alleged stone throwing

November 10, 2013 9:53 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report 0

The Israeli military has issued demolition orders for hundreds of Palestinian olive trees in the village of Yabad, in the northern West Bank, following threats that if kids kept throwing stones at soldiers, the army would destroy the village’s olive trees.The village is located west of Jenin, in the northern […]

27 Oct
3:20

Settlers Burn Olive Saplings, Trees, South Of Bethlehem

[Sunday Morning October 27, 2013] A number of extremist Israeli settlers, burnt dozens of Palestinian olive saplings, and trees, that belong to residents of the Al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.Local sources have reported that a group of settlers of the Efrat settlement, built on lands […]

23 Oct
9:53

Settlers Uproot Olive Saplings, Grapevines, Near Bethlehem

October 23, 2013 9:53 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

A number of Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian lands that belongs to a resident of the Al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, uprooted dozens of olive saplings and grapevines, and demolished a wall.Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall in Al-Khader, stated that the settlers uprooted and stole more […]

19 Oct
3:15

Settlers Uproot 100 Olive Trees Near Nablus

October 19, 2013 3:15 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Saturday morning [October 19, 2013] A number of extremist Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian olive orchards in Qaryout village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted more than 100 olive trees.Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli Settlement file in the northern part of the […]

07 Oct
2:24

Israeli settlers chop Palestinian olive trees; destroy farmland in northern West Bank

October 7, 2013 2:24 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

As Palestinian farmers across the West bank prepare for the annual olive harvest, several attacks by Israeli settlers have destroyed the harvest of a number of these farmers. On Saturday near Nablus, Israeli settlers chopped down over one hundred olive trees, just a few days before they were scheduled to […]

24 Sep
3:02

Settlers Burn 350 Olive Trees Near Nablus

September 24, 2013 3:02 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Local sources reported Monday [September 23 2013] that a group of extremist Israeli settlers set ablaze more than 350 Palestinian olive trees that belong to villagers of Sorra and Tal villages, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Settlers also harvested Palestinian orchards near Jenin.Ghassan Daghlas, in charge […]

11 Jul
2:33

Settlers Cut 1150 Olive Trees Near Nablus

Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli Settlements File at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers cut on Thursday [July 10 2013] 1150 Palestinian Olive trees east of the Nablus District.Daghlas told the Radio Bethlehem 2000 […]

30 May
5:41

Extremist Settlers Burnt Olive Trees, Farmlands, Near Qalqilia

A group of extremist Israeli settlers burnt, on Wednesday evening, several Palestinian olive trees and farmlands planted with wheat, in an area located between the villages of Far’ata and Jeet, east of the northern West Bank of Qalqilia.Eyewitnesses have reported that the settlers came from the Gilad illegal settlement, invaded […]

26 May
3:26

Settlers Spray Olive Trees With Toxic Chemicals

Nablus – Saturday April May 15 2013, a number of armed extremist Israeli settlers invaded a Palestinian olive orchard that belong to two residents of Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before spraying the trees with dangerous chemicals, causing the trees to die.Ghassan Daghlas, a […]

08 May
6:47

Settlers Uproot Olive Trees Near Hebron

Tuesday May 7 2013, a number of armed extremist settlers of the Susiya illegal settlement, built on lands that belong to the residents of Yatta town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, uprooted Palestinian olive trees in Wad Um Nir area.Rateb Jabour, Coordinator of the Popular Committee Against […]

03 May
6:34

Israeli forces burn 40 olive trees in Qalqilia

May 3, 2013 6:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News brief, Qalqilia 0

Israeli forces burned over 40 olive trees in a field in Kafr Qaddum village near Qalqilia. A report for the Palestinian civil defense said that firefighters managed to extinguish a fire that covered around 7000 m2 of planted fields before it spread further. The fire was caused by stun grenades […]

03 May
2:55

Settlers Cut Olive Trees Near Ramallah

Thursday May 2 2013, a number of armed extremist settlers of the Ofra illegal settlement, attacked Palestinian orchards in Deir Jareer village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and cut nearly 50 olive trees.Local sources in the village reported that the olive trees belong to two residents […]