Search Results for : al araqib

02 Nov
6:00

Further Demolitions in Al Araqib and Occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers, on Wednesday morning, have reportedly demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib for the 105th time. Local activist Salem Araqib said, according to Al Ray, that Israeli bulldozers, accompanied by police units, invaded the village in the morning, drove out the villagers from their homes and, then, demolished them. He added […]

17 Jun
9:33

FILM – Sumoud: The Struggle for Al Araqib

“Sumoud: The Struggle for Al Araqib” is the story of the ongoing struggle of a people fighting for recognition, equality, and the right to live with dignity. Sumoud: The Struggle for Al Araqib Produced by the Alternative Information Center (AIC), “Sumoud: The Struggle for Al Araqib” is the story of […]

21 Apr
4:27

Bulldozers Take Lands in Al Araqib and Al Khader

Israeli bulldozers, Monday, demolished homes in the Bedouin village of al-Araqib village, in the Negev, for the 83rd time, in addition to a home in the Negev village of Atir, local activists said. Bulldozers also leveled land in al-Khader, in southern Bethlehem.Israeli police reportedly imposed a blockade on al-Araqib before […]

03 Sep
12:49

Army Destroys Al-Araqib Village For The 157th Time

Israeli soldiers and police officers, accompanied by members of the so-called “Negev Development Authority,” invaded the Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Negev Desert, and demolished it for the 157th time. The soldiers and officers confiscated the tents, and destroyed all structures installed by the villagers, displacing them for the […]

31 Aug
4:31

Israel Destroys Al-Araqib for 156th Time

Israeli occupation authorities have made hundreds of Bedouin Palestinians homeless after demolishing their village in the Negev region for the 156th time, Palestine’s news agency says. Eyewitnesses said, according to the PNN, that Israeli authorities, on Thursday, demolished crude homes and tore apart tents in the Bedouin village of Araqib, […]

Demolition of al-Araqib (archive image from previous demolition)
29 Aug
6:46

Israeli Forces Demolish al-Araqib Village for 156th Time

The Israeli authorities on Thursday demolished the village of al-Araqib, an unrecognized Palestinian Bedouin village in the Negev, and threatened its residents with displacement and evacuation, for the 156th time. Eyewitnesses told reporters from the Wafa News Agency that the Israeli police dismantled the tents of the people of al-Araqib, […]

26 Jul
8:27

Al-Araqib Demolished for 148th Time

Israeli authorities demolished the Palestinian Bedouin village of Al-Araqib for the 148th time, today, the second time this week, while abducting village leader Sheikh Sayyah Al-Turi, Arab48 reported. According to local residents, in the morning, occupation authorities bulldozed and destroyed homes and tents under the protection of occupation police forces. Eyewitnesses also […]

Demolition of al-Araqib (archive image from previous demolition)
17 Apr
3:43

Al-Araqib Refuses to Surrender

Israeli bulldozers demolished the unrecognized Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Negev desert of southern Israel, for the 143rd time, on Wednesday. Locals reported that Israeli bulldozers, escorted by Israeli police forces, demolished residential structures and tents of al-Araqib villagers, leaving women, children and the elderly without any shelter. Villagers […]

16 Aug
12:05

Al-Araqib Village Demolished For The 132nd Time

Israeli bulldozers demolished, Thursday, the al-Araqib ‘unrecognized’ Bedouin village, in the Negev, for the 132th consecutive time, and abducted three Palestinians. Media sources said dozens of officers surrounded the village, before demolishing and removing residential structures and tents, in addition to barns. They added that the police also abducted Sheikh […]

26 Jul
8:29

Al-Araqib Village Destroyed for 131st Time

Israeli authorities demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Negev desert of southern Israel, for the 131st time, on Wednesday. According to local sources, Israeli authorities and military vehicles stormed the village and evacuated the women, children, and the elderly of the village, leaving them without shelter. Wednesday’s demolition […]

28 Jun
3:59

Al-Araqib Demolished for 130th Time

Israeli forces demolished, on Wednesday, al-Araqib Bedouin village, in the Naqab (Negev) desert, for the 130th time since June of 2010. According to locals, Israeli bulldozers demolished all residential and agricultural tin structures in the village, displacing its residents, WAFA reported. Al-Araqib is one of 35 Bedouin villages considered “unrecognized” by […]

08 Jun
4:00

Bedouin Village of Al-Araqib Demolished for 129th Time

A Palestinian bedouin woman stands next to her destroyed tent in the village of Atouf in the Jordan Valley (AFP, File) Israeli authorities demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib for the 129th time on Thursday, WAFA reported, according to Ma’an. Thursday’s demolition marked the second time since April that the […]

04 Oct
7:33

Israeli Forces Demolish Al-Araqib for 119th Time

Israeli forces demolished, on Tuesday, the Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Naqab region of southern Israel, for the 119th time since 2010. Aziz al-Turi, a local activist, said that Israeli bulldozers accompanied by police forces raided the village and demolished its makeshift homes without any consideration for their residents, and […]

29 Jun
8:00

Al-Araqib Demolished for 100th Time

Israeli bulldozers demolished homes in the Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Negev  desert, for the 100 time on Wednesday, in addition to a home in the Negev village of Atir, local activists said. Israeli police reportedly imposed a blockade on al-Araqib before carrying out the demolitions, according to Al […]

23 Mar
3:10

Al-’Araqib Bedouin Village Demolished For 82nd Time

Israeli police officers demolished, on Monday morning, the al-‘Araqib Bedouin village in the Negev, for the 82nd consecutive time, rendering the families homeless again. Resident Salim al-‘Araqib said dozens of police vehicles, and undercover units of the Israeli military, accompanied by bulldozers and trucks, invaded the village before forcing the […]

20 Feb
1:55

Al-Araqib Village Demolished For The 81 Time

February 20, 2015 1:55 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli bulldozers accompanied by hundreds of police officers invaded the Negev Arab Bedouin village of al-Araqib, and demolished its structures, for the 81st time, rendering the residents homeless in the cold and the rain.The soldiers also invaded Rahat Bedouin city in the Negev, and demolished the foundation of an under-construction […]

15 Jan
3:34

Al-Araqib Village Buildings Demolished for 80th Time

Israeli authorities, on Wednesday, demolished a number of steel structures belonging to Palestinian citizens of Israel, in the Negev-region village of al-Araqib, for the 80th time in a row.Ma’an further reports that Israeli bulldozers, escorted by police forces, also demolished a building in the industrial area of Rahat, in southern […]

17 Nov
3:50

Al-‘Araqib Bedouin Village Demolished For 78th Time

November 17, 2014 3:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Several Israeli military and police vehicles, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded on Monday morning the Bedouin village of al-‘Araqib, in the Negev, and demolished it for the 78th time.Salim al-‘Araqib, a local resident of the village, said several Israeli military and police vehicles invaded the village approximately at 5 at dawn, […]

05 Jul
2:27

VIDEO: Struggle of Al-‘Araqib Continues During Ramadan

July 5, 2014 2:27 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

Since the destruction of the cemetery compound in Al-‘Araqib on June 12, the residents of the village holds a persistent struggle and continue to stay in the area despite the extreme heat, the Ramadan fast that began this week and the lack of shelter from the hot sun.04 July 2014 […]

13 Oct
10:39

Village of al-Araqib Demolished for Sixth Time

October 13, 2010 10:39 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli Ministry Of Interior continued to demolish houses in the village of Al-Araqib, in Negev. Bulldozers of the Israeli Interior Ministry demolished houses after being rebuilt for the fifth time.Salim al-Makoli, spokesman of the Regional Council of Unrecognized Villages, said that dozens of Israeli soldiers, border guards and special […]

06 Feb
1:24

Army Demolishes Al-Arakib Village For 174Th Time

February 6, 2020 1:24 PM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers and police officers demolished, Thursday, the al-Arakib Bedouin village in the Negev, for the 174th consecutive time, and for the fourth time this year alone. Residents of al-Arakib stated that the soldiers and officers demolished and removed their tents and sheds, which were used to house them, and […]

19 Jan
8:57

Maps, Technology, and Decolonial Spatial Practices in Palestine

by Zena Agha for Al-Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network Overview The practice of mapping in Palestine-Israel has long been an exercise in power, imperialism, and dispossession. From the British Mandate to the present day, Zionist (later Israeli) cartographers have used maps to obfuscate and eradicate physical, geographic, and social markers of Palestinians’ […]

31 Oct
3:54

Israel Displaces Araqib Villagers In Negev For 165th Time

The Israeli authorities, Tuesday evening demolished all structures in the Palestinian Bedouin village of Araqib, in the Negev desert, for the 165th consecutive time, displacing its residents, again. According to local sources, Israeli police forces and employees from the Bedouin development authority, which is responsible for such demolitions, stormed the […]

07 Sep
6:01

Kairos Palestine’s Statement on Israeli House Demolitions

Everywhere, and throughout the occupied Palestinian Territories, the Israeli authorities demolish the houses of Palestinians, which the international law stipulates that they be protected and preserved by the occupying authority. In violation to the said law and to implement colonial plans, the Israeli authorities demolish houses, confiscate lands and build […]

05 Sep
6:03

Christian Palestinian Group Calls For An End To Israel’s Occupation of Palestine

Throughout the occupied Palestinian Territories, the Israeli authorities demolish the homes of Palestinians, although international law stipulates that they be protected by the occupying power. In violation of said law, and in an effort to implement colonial ambitions, the Israeli authorities demolish houses, confiscate lands and build settlements on their […]

30 May
1:36

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Al-Arakib Village For 145th Time

Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Palestinian Bedouin village of al-Arakib, in the Negev, and demolished it for the 145th consecutive time. The families said the soldiers and police surrounded their village before invading it, and demolished the tents and sheds, rendering them homeless in the […]

31 Jan
11:08

Al-Arakib Bedouin Village Demolished For 139th Time

Israeli soldiers, police officers and personnel of the so-called “Negev Development Authority” invaded, Thursday, the al-Arakib Bedouin village, in the Negev, and demolished it for the 139th consecutive time. The villagers stated that dozens of soldiers and police officers invaded the community, accompanied by bulldozers, and demolished the tents, barns […]

11 Apr
10:58

Israel’s Relentless Land Grabs: How Palestinians Resist

by Yara Hawari Overview It has been 42 years since the Israeli police shot and killed six Palestinian citizens of Israel as they protested the expropriation of thousands of dunums of Palestinian land by the government. The protests were a result of mass collective action across the part of Mandate Palestine […]

24 Nov
3:30

Palestinians Urge Pope Francis to Reject Netanyahu’s Invitation to Launch Giro d’Italia in Israel

Pope Francis touches the wall on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square, in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem on May 25, 2014 Osservatore Romano—Reuters In an open letter, Palestinian civil society groups urge the Pope not to lend his name in any way to the 2018 Giro d’Italia […]

26 Oct
7:42

Palestinian Village Demolished for 120th Time

Israeli occupation forces demolished the Palestinian Bedouin village of Al-Araqib, in Al-Naqab (Negev), southern Israel for the 120th time. Palestinian sources said that the Israeli land authority, accompanied by Israeli police and bulldozers, raided the village and demolished the Palestinian homes. An Israeli court ruled, last month, that six residents […]

Palestine Today - audio
30 Jun
12:28

Palestine Today 06 29 2016

June 30, 2016 12:28 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download/Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Israeli navy targets Palestinian fishermen in Gaza meanwhile army bulldozers destroy a Bedouin village in the Negev for 100 times. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Egypt […]

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08 Jan
5:28

Palestine Today 01 06 2016

January 8, 2016 5:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Israeli troops injuries a Palestinian child in Jerusalem and attack fishermen in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in […]

20 May
3:11

HRW Condemns Approval of Bedouin Land Confiscation

The Israeli Supreme court, on Tuesday, turned down an appeal, by the descendants of Sheikh Suleiman Muhammad al-Ukbi, against a three-year-old decision by the central court of Beersheba.The court, in 2012, refused a request to register 1,000 dunams (250 acres) of land in the villages of al-Araqib and Shariaa in […]

13 May
11:14

Intensified Demolitions of Palestinian Homes

In continuity with the previous executive, the infant Israeli government will not stop the policy of destroying ‘illegal’ Palestinian homes. Entire Bedouin villages at risk.The Israeli Prime Minister builds and demolishes. Brick by brick he builds his government – yesterday he presented a list of ministers and was given trust […]

07 May
5:15

Soldiers To Demolish Three Homes Near Jerusalem

The Israeli army invaded, Wednesday, Jabal al-Baba area, east of the al-Ezariyya town, east of occupied Jerusalem, and handed three demolition orders.Fateh Movement Secretary in Arab al-Jahalin Bedouin village Daoud al-Jahalin said dozens of soldiers, and employees of the Israeli “Civil Administration Office,” run by the army, invaded the Bedouin […]

29 Mar
4:00

Palestinians Protest Ongoing Demolitions in Negev

A march set off, Saturday, from the Negev city of Rahat for al-Araqib village, in protest of the continuous demolition of homes in the village.The housing structures have reportedly been demolished more than 80 times. The village sheikh, Sayyah Abu Mdeighim, as well as activists and lawyers from the Negev, […]

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27 Mar
10:16

This Week in Palestine Week 13 2015

March 27, 2015 10:16 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for March 21st, to the 27th, 2015. UN official as Israel to build confidence with the Palestinians, meanwhile this a Palestinians youth is killed by Israeli troops gunfire during invasions […]

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24 Mar
4:20

Palestine Today 03 23 2015

March 24, 2015 4:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, March 23rd, 2015. Israeli forces demolish a Bedouin village and invade west Bank communities, search homes and kidnap civilians including children. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli […]

20 Jun
10:16

Israel to Build 5 Villages on Palestinian Land

Six new ‘residential areas’ are to be constructed in the Negev, a sub-committee of the Israeli National Council for Planning and Building (NCPB) has agreed — five for Jews and one for Arabs. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, rights organisations assert that this measure undermines a number of […]

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27 Dec
11:34

This Week in Palestine Week 52 2013

December 27, 2013 11:34 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 10 m 50s || 9.93 MB || Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for December 21st to the 27th , 2013. Israeli new settlements constructions plans risk the stumbling peace […]

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27 Dec
1:05

Palestine Today 12 26 2013

December 27, 2013 1:05 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 24s || 3.12 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday December 26, 2013. Israeli settler injures a Palestinian child while soldiers destroy far lands and kidnap a […]

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25 Jun
11:41

Palestine Today 06 25 2012

June 25, 2012 11:41 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 50s || 3.51 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday June 25, 2012. Israel destroys a Palestinian village for the 39th time, meanwhile Netanyahu claims that keys […]

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28 May
3:38

This Week in Palestine week 21 2011

May 28, 2011 3:38 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 9 m 07s || 8.36 MB || Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 21st to 27th, 2011. Israeli military kills a Palestinian Youth in the Gaza Strip and […]

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27 May
3:30

Palestine Today 05 26 2011

May 27, 2011 3:30 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 5 m 40s || 5.19 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media Centre www.imemc.org, for Thursday May 26th, 2011 International human rights organisation Amnesty International has called on people to take action to […]

26 May
12:57

Amnesty International Demands End To Destruction Of ‘Unrecognized’ Villages In Israel

Amnesty International has called on Israel to cease the demolition of the Bedouin village of al-‘Araqib in the Negev desert in southern Israel.International human rights organisation Amnesty International has called on people to take action to prevent the demolition of the village of al- Araqib to make way for planned […]

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02 Apr
3:42

This Week in Palestine week 13 2011

April 2, 2011 3:42 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 10 m 05s || 9.23 MB || Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for March 26 through April 1st 2011 Israeli attacks continue to target Palestinians; three killed this week, […]

36531
12 Feb
5:48

This Week in Palestine week 6 2011

February 12, 2011 5:48 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 7 m 40s || 7.02 MB || Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for February 5 to 11 2011. Following the fall of the Egyptian President Hosni Mubark Israeli officials […]

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09 Feb
4:45

Palestine Today 02 08 2011

February 9, 2011 4:45 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 50s || 3.51 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, February 08 2011. During a visit to Hebron, on Monday, the Spanish Foreign Minister, Trinidad JimĂ©nez, came […]

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14 Oct
4:48

Palestine Today 10 13 2010

October 14, 2010 4:48 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file|| 5 m 15s || 4.80 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center. www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, October 13, 2010. A Jewish member of the Knesset declares that Jordan should be the future Palestinian state, […]

13 Dec
12:01

Shaykh Sayah Returns Home

December 13, 2013 12:01 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human Interest, Palestine, Prisoners 0

[December 11, 2013] AIC (Alternative Information Center) — Shaykh Sayah Atouri has returned to his home in the Naqab (Negev-area) village of Al Araqib, Tuesday, after winning his appeal to a Be’er Sheva court. “I feel like a newborn”, said the Shaykh as he entered the village late Tuesday morning. […]

09 Sep
5:10

Bedouin Village Structures Demolished for the 159th Time

Israeli forces, Sunday, demolished structures of Al-Araqib village, a Bedouin community in the southern Negev region of Israel, for the 159th time. On September 3, 2019, three people, including an elderly woman, were detained by Israeli occupation soldiers, when the village was demolished for the 157th time. The village of […]

05 Apr
3:58

Israel Demolishes Bedouin Village for 142nd Time

Israeli bulldozers destroyed, Thursday, tents and residential structures that housed an indigenous Bedouin community in the Negev, reported Palestinian Ma’an News Agency. The Al-Araqib village is located in the Negev Desert, and is one of many villages that predate Israel, but remain unrecognized, and has been demolished 142 times by […]

08 Dec
5:57

Continued Demolitions in Negev, West Bank

Israeli bulldozers demolished two houses in Bedouin villages unrecognized by Israel in the southern Negev region, Wednesday morning. Local sources said that forces from the Yoav, the special Israeli police unit created to implement demolitions of Bedouin homes in the Negev, escorted by Israeli bulldozers, demolished a house in the village of […]

03 Sep
10:09

Canadian Green Party Adopts BDS into Its Platform

via bdsmovement.net The Green Party of Canada has adopted a policy of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel into its official platform after a hard-fought resolution successfully passed at the party’s annual convention, over the weekend. Despite pressure from pro-Israel lobby groups, supporters of the BDS resolution within the party […]

06 Jan
9:46

Israeli Forces Demolish Negev Mosque

January 6, 2016 9:46 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

The Israeli military, on Wednesday, demolished a mosque in the unrecognized Palestinian Bedouin village of Rakhama in the Negev in southern Israel, Talal Abu Arar, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset, or parliament, stated.Abu Arar said he attempted to prevent the demolition, but had been unable to convince the […]

22 Feb
10:58

Demolitions Displace 4 Bedouin Families in Negev

February 22, 2015 10:58 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli authorities on Sunday demolished four homes belonging to Palestinian Bedouins near the town of Hurah, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel.Bulldozers appeared in the village of Sawah, east of Hurah, on Sunday morning, accompanied by a large number of police officers, who proceeded to demolish the homes soon after […]

31 Dec
7:41

Army Demolishes Five Homes In The Negev

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, five homes in a number of villages in what Israel calls “unrecognized villages” in the Negev, although these communities have existed way before Israel was established in the historic land of Palestine.The Maan News agency has reported that the homes have been demolished in Tal as-Sabe’ […]

30 May
1:06

Israelis Demolish Naqab Village for 69th Time

Israeli soldiers demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Naqab (Negev), for what amounts to the 69th consecutive time, on Thursday, say witnesses. The previous evening, suspected Jewish vandals slashed the tires of eight Palestinian-owned vehicles in Baqa-Gharbia town, pre-1948 occupied Palestine.The villagers of al-Araqib, near Beer Sheba, have […]

26 Dec
9:48

Bedouin Village Demolished For 63rd Time

[Thursday December 26, 2013] For the 63rd time, Israeli forces have demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib, in the Negev, Thursday morning.A Ma’an reporter in Beersheba said that bulldozers, escorted by 25 police patrols, raided the village at 9 a.m. and demolished all of its steel houses. “Forces of demolition […]

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22 May
4:35

UK Community Split Over JNF Invitation to Avigdor Lieberman

In the UK, the Jewish National Fund and more than 280 ‘concerned’ Jews, including the religious head of the Reform Movement, clashed this week over the charity’s invitation to Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Lieberman, the Head of the far right Yisrael Beiteinu Party, is due in the UK next […]

08 Feb
9:56

Bedouin village bulldozed by Israel for the 12th time

February 8, 2011 9:56 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Monday, the Israeli military and police employed armored bulldozers to destroy the village of Araqib, located in the Negev desert in southern Israel. This is the 12th time that Israeli forces have destroyed the village, which is ‘unrecognized’ by the Israeli government.The demolition, which left several dozen families homeless, […]

17 Jan
11:23

Bedouin Village Demolished for Ninth Time

January 17, 2011 11:23 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli bulldozers demolished 11 structures in the ‘unrecognized’ village of al-Arakib for the ninth time on Sunday. Land Administration officials arrived at the village accompanied by police officers. Residents tried to disrupt the demolition work and clashed with police. Five people sustained light injuries from pepper spray and paint balls […]

13 Jan
1:38

17 Homes and School Demolished by Israel in South Hebron Hills

January 13, 2011 1:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report 0

On Wednesday, early in the morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers, 4 bulldozers and some 25 jeeps invaded and demolished the small Bedouin village of Al-Daqeqa, East of Yatta in the southern Hebron Hills.According to the Alternative Information Center (AIC), Israeli forces demolished all 17 of the homes in Al-Daqeqa. According […]

12 Sep
6:27

Folk Music Legend Pete Seeger Urged to Abandon Israel Event

Folk music icon Pete Seeger has been urged by over 40 organizations, along with musicians close to him, to cancel his participation in a November internet event organized by the Israeli groups the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and others.The organizations called on Seeger to […]

22 Aug
4:14

Human Rights Watch to Israel: Stop Demolishing Bedouin Homes

August 22, 2010 4:14 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli government should immediately stop demolishing the homes of Bedouin citizens in the Negev desert, in southern Israel, and should compensate those displaced and allow them to return to their village pending a final agreement that respects their rights under international law, Human Rights Watch said this week. Hundreds […]