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18 Apr
2:18

Israeli Colonizers Cut Trees, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonizers, living in Yitzhar illegal colony which was built on Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wrote racist graffiti and cuts many olive and almond trees in Orif village. The head of Orif Village Council Mazen Shehada said the Israeli assailants cut dozens […]

28 Mar
6:20

300 Palestinian-owned Olive Trees Cut by Illegal Settlers near Bethlehem

Israeli settlers, on Saturday, cut down 300 olive trees on Palestinian owned land in the southern occupied West Bank, according to a local official. Hasan Breijieh, a member of the Anti-Wall, Anti-Settlements Commission, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the illegal colonial settlers cut the trees in an area close […]

26 Nov
1:45

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 30 Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists cut, on Tuesday morning, at least thirty Palestinian olive trees in the as-Sawiya area, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists cut […]

10 Nov
11:15

Illegal Colonists Cut And Uproot 60 Olive Trees Near Nablus And Salfit

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Sunday morning, Palestinian orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and near Salfit, in central West Bank, before cutting and uprooting more than 60 olive trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in […]

18 Jun
11:24

Army Demolishes An Agricultural Shed, Cuts Trees, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the village of Qosra, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, demolished an agricultural shed, and uprooted several olive trees. Resident Mousa Ahmad Hasan told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers invaded the Shu’ab al-Khasab area, and demolished an agricultural of 42 […]

17 Jun
9:59

Israel Approves Plans To Cut Down 2000 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

The plot to destroy 2000 fully mature olive trees near the city of Bethlehem, in southern West Bank, was rubber-stamped by the Israeli occupation authorities, according to WAFA News Agency. The 2000 trees, extend over a 1600 meter long road connecting two Palestinian villages, Taqou’ town and al-Minya, and take […]

08 Jun
11:34

For The Third Consecutive Day, Illegal Colonists Burn Olive Trees Near Ramallah

For the third consecutive day, illegal Israeli colonialist settlers burnt more than 100 olive trees, owned by a Palestinian family in al- Mughayyir Palestinian village, northeast of Ramallah in central West Bank. The colonists invaded large areas of farmlands and orchards, and burnt more than 100 trees, owned by members […]

01 May
11:43

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 150 Olive Trees Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards near the central West Bank city of Ramallah and cut more than 150 trees. Media sources said the assailants came from an illegal outpost, which was installed on private Palestinian lands in Burqa village, east […]

03 Apr
1:41

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 550 Trees, grapevines, Near Ramallah

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank, invaded Palestinian farmlands, Tuesday, and cut 550 trees and grapevines, owned by a Palestinian from Deir Jarir village, northeast of the city. The owner of the land, Abdul-Dayim Ajaj, said the Israeli assailants […]

29 Mar
12:53

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers cut, Friday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the assailants came from Yitzhar illegal colony, which was built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. They added that the colonists cut […]

23 Jan
5:46

Illegal Colonists Cut Hundreds of Olive Trees Near Hebron

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Tuesday, Palestinian olive orchards in Wad Abu ar-Reesh area, north of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and cut hundreds of olive trees and saplings. Yousef Abu Mariya, a nonviolent activist against Israel’s colonies in Beit […]

13 Jan
3:50

Illegal Colonists Cut Olive Trees At Ibrahimi Mosque In Hebron

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists cut, Sunday, many old “Roman” olive trees in the garden of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The head of the Public Relations office of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in Hebron, Ra’ed Maswada, […]

08 Jan
1:10

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 30 Olive Trees Near Hebron

January 8, 2019 1:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers uprooted, Tuesday, nearly thirty Palestinian olive trees in the al-Hamra area, east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

10 Sep
9:56

Israeli Colonizers Cut Olive Trees Near Hebron

A number of Israeli colonizers invaded, on Monday morning, a Palestinian olive orchard in the al-Hamra area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and cut at least fifteen trees. The coordinator of the National and Popular Committees in southern Hebron, Rateb Jabour, told […]

01 Sep
11:14

Israeli Colonizers Cut Twenty Olive Trees Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli colonizers, from Yitzhar illegal colony which was built on private Palestinian lands, invaded an olive orchard and cut at least twenty trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said a large number of colonizers invaded the orchard, […]

25 Aug
2:24

Israeli Colonialists Cut 30 Olive Trees Near Nablus

A number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Friday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the as-Sawiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and cut 30 olive trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official in charge of monitoring Israel’s illegal colonialist activities, said the assailants cut thirty […]

18 Aug
10:04

Illegal Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Jenin

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers cut, on Saturday at dawn, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in ‘Arraba town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the assailants invaded an orchard, owned by a local resident identified as Nathmi Dheidi, near the […]

18 Aug
4:00

200 Olive Trees Cut Down by Illegal Settlers

Extremist Israeli settlers, early Friday, chopped down 200 fruitful olive trees belonging to Al-Lubban Ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, said a local activist, according to WAFA. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors Israeli settlement activity in the northern West Bank, said that settlers from the illegal settlement of Eli broke into Wadi […]

07 Jul
3:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Palestinians Defending Their Village After Colonists Attacked It, Cut And Burnt Dozens Of Trees

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, one was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and many others sustained cuts and bruises, after Israeli soldiers attacked them while defending their village, Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, when […]

30 Jun
3:57

Israeli Colonizers Cut Palestinian Olive Trees, Grapevines, Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Ein al-Qassis area in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and cut more than 20 trees and grapevines, in addition to destroying walls. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

14 Jun
1:17

Israeli Colonizers Cut 200 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian olive orchards in Khirbet Beit Iskariya village, southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and cut 200 trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the Israeli assailants cut at […]

27 May
7:55

Hebron: Settlers Cut Down 700 Vine Trees

On Saturday evening, extremist Israeli settlers cut down 700  vine trees from the lands of Baloutat Eweis, east of Hebron, southern West Bank. The targeted 12 dunams of vineyards are located next to bypass road 60, to the east of Hebron, and are the property of two brothers from the […]

26 May
5:02

Israeli Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli colonizers invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and cut dozens of trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the colonizers cut 25 Peach trees, and 35 grapevines, owned by a local […]

22 May
8:15

Colonial Settlers Cut Down 700 Grape Trees in Hebron

Israeli settlers, on Tuesday, cut down 700 grape trees planted in Halhoul, to the north of Hebron. According to orchard owners, brothers Maher and Ismail Karja, Israeli settlers cut a total of 400 grape trees; 200 of each. The other 300 were owned by Younes Abu Arish and Walid Duhdel; […]

20 Apr
4:13

Israeli Colonists Cut 100 Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonists uprooted, Friday, at least 100 olive trees from an Orchard in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The assailants, who came from a nearby illegal colony, invaded an orchard owned by Mohammad Raja, and cut 100 trees; many of […]

20 Mar
12:48

Israeli Colonizers Cut 30 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israel colonizers invaded, earlier Tuesday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, cut at least thirty olive trees, and took them away. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the Israeli assailants came from Bayt ‘Ayin […]

13 Jan
7:00

(Video) Extremist Israeli Colonists Cut More Than 110 Palestinian Olive Trees In Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonists, illegally living on stolen Palestinian lands in Huwwara and Burin villages, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, have cut Saturday more than 110 olive trees, owned by several Palestinians, while Israeli soldiers watched without trying to stop them. The colonists came […]

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 […]

08 Apr
7:25

Around 150 Trees Cut By Near Bethlehem

A group of Israeli extremists invaded Palestinian olive orchards in the al-Jab’a village, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, for the fifth time in a row, and cut more than 150 olive trees belonging to the villagers.Resident Mahmoud Masha’la, a teacher in a local school in Husan nearby town, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

07 Jun
5:48

Settlers Cut Palestinian Trees Near Hebron

Thursday June 6 2013, a number of extremist Israeli settlers cut nearly 20 Palestinian olive trees that belong to a farmer from Beit Ummar Palestinian town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Mohammad Awad, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against Settlements in Beit Ummar, told the Quds Press news […]

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 […]

23 Apr
7:53

Army Cuts 600 Trees Near Hebron

April 23, 2013 7:53 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Tuesday April 23, 2013, the Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported that Israeli soldiers cut more than 600 Palestinian Olive and Almond trees and removed a tent in Um Neer area, south of Yatta near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Rateb Al-Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the […]

12 Apr
3:36

PCHR Weekly Report: 11 civilians wounded, 59 abducted; 350 trees cut by Israeli troops this week

April 12, 2013 3:36 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 04- 10 April 2013, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protesters, wounding 11. In the Gaza Strip, Israeli forces continued […]

13 Mar
2:03

Settlers Cut Dozens Of Olive Trees In Nablus

March 13, 2013 2:03 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Tuesday evening March 13, 2013, a number of extremist Israeli settlers cut dozens of Palestinian olive trees near Qaryout village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.The settlers came from the Rachel illegal settlement, and cut more than 120 trees in the eastern area, close to the settlement. […]

06 Mar
5:10

Settlers Cut 60 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

The Palestine News Network (PNN) has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers cut, on Tuesday morning, nearly 60 Palestinian olive trees that belong to a resident of Nahhalin town, in the Bethlehem District.Owner of orchard, Taha Fannoun, told PNN that settlers of the nearby Beit Ayin illegal settlement […]

18 Jan
1:49

Settlers Cut 50 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

January 18, 2013 1:49 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

A number of extremist Israeli settlers cut, Thursday, more than 50 olive trees that belong to a resident of Husan town, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.Member of the Husan village council, Taha Hamara, told the Radio Bethlehem 2000 that a local villager went to his land to […]

06 Dec
12:13

Settlers Cut, Uproot, 200 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

December 6, 2012 12:13 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Palestinian sources reported that a group of extremist settlers cut and uprooted approximately 200 olive trees in Palestinian orchards west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.The sources said that several armed settlers invaded Palestinian orchards in Al-Jab’a village, west of Bethlehem, and cut the trees in addition to plowing […]

09 Oct
2:01

Settlers Cut Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Nablus

October 9, 2012 2:01 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Local sources reported that a group of armed extremist settlers of the Aliyea illegal settlement cut dozens of Olive trees that belong to residents of Qaryout village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.The settlers cut at least 120 olive trees that belong to twelve residents of the […]

10 Jun
1:43

Settlers Cut Olive Trees Near Hebron

A number of extremist Israeli settlers of the Maon illegal settlement, cut on Sunday morning, several Palestinian olive trees, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Rateb Al-Jbour, spokesperson of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, reported that the settlers cut approximately 30 […]

28 Feb
12:23

Dozens Of Settlers Attack Home In Burin, Cut Olive Trees

February 28, 2012 12:23 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian sources reported that dozens of armed Israeli settlers attacked, on Monday evening, a home in Burin village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and chopped several olive trees.The settlers attacked the home of Um Sufan, located close to Yitzhar settlement, and hurled stones and empty bottles at […]

14 Jan
6:07

Settlers Cut More Than One Hundred Olive Trees Near Salfit

January 14, 2012 6:07 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, Salfit 0

A number of fundamentalist Israeli settlers cut on Friday more than 100 Palestinian Olive trees, including some ancient Roman trees that belong to residents of Yasouf and Jam’een towns, near the central Went Bank district of Salfit. Local sources reported that the settlers came from the illegal Tapoah settlement, and […]

20 Sep
1:13

Israeli Settlers Cut 500 Trees Near Salfit

September 20, 2011 1:13 AM George Rishmawi Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit 0

A number of armed Israeli settlers invaded on Monday morning an olive orchard in the village of Deir Istia, near Salfit, in the northern part of the West Bank.Nathmi Salman, head of the village council, confirmed that settlers chain-sew around 500 olive trees that belong to Daoud Harb. The farmer […]

17 Mar
9:00

6 Trees Cut Down in at-Tuwani. Settlers Accused of the Attack

March 17, 2011 9:00 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Villagers from at-Tuwani, in the southern West Bank region, discovered, on Wednesday, that olive groves belonging to residents of the village had been attacked, with six trees destroyed. Residents believe that the attack was carried out by settlers from the outpost of Havat Ma’on.Speaking to NGO workers in the area, […]

04 Mar
10:48

Settlers Cut Down More Than 500 Olive Trees In Nablus

March 4, 2011 10:48 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

500 olive trees, which were planted some weeks ago near an settlement outpost called Yash Adam, were cut down by the Israeli settlers this morning in Nablus. Eyewitnesses stated that settlers from Shavot Rahel settlement attacked many olive fields situated on land in the Nablus district near the Israeli outpost […]

27 Nov
8:02

Settlers cut down 200 Olive trees in Salem village, near Nablus

An extremist settlers group cut down, on Sunday, more than 200 olive trees which belong to Palestinian farmers from Salem village, near the West Bank city of Nablus. Villagers told the Israeli police after arriving at the scene that settlers came during night and cut down the trees using chainsaws. […]

23 Mar
10:42

REPORT: Israeli Settlers Vandalized 1600 Palestinian-Owned Trees This Year

Nearly 1,600 trees have been vandalized by Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank since the start of 2020, according to United Nations OCHA. According to the agency’s latest report, during the period 3-16 March, Israeli settlers vandalized at least 385 Palestinian-owned trees and vehicles in the West Bank. Three […]

10 Mar
9:54

400 Olive Tree Campaign trees, sponsored and planted by internationals, uprooted by Israeli soldiers in Bethlehem

Bethlehem, 9 March 2020 – By Keep Hope Alive – Olive Tree Campaign: More than 20 armed Israeli soldiers invaded the land of Mohammad Mustafa Al-Hroub and uprooted more than 400 olive trees. Al-Hroub is a Palestinian farmer from the village of Wad Fukin, located southwest of Bethlehem. His land […]

27 Jan
10:33

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Confiscate Agricultural Equipment And Uproot Olive Trees in Hebron

January 27, 2020 10:33 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Sunday at night and on Monday at dawn, Hebron city, in addition to Doura town and the al-Fawwar refugee camp, in southern West Bank, abducted two Palestinians and confiscated agricultural equipment, in addition to uprooting olive trees. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded, on […]

16 Nov
7:15

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Nablus

On Friday, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands in direct violation of International Law, invaded Palestinian olive orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked the families. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

10 Nov
9:19

Settlers Chop 118 Olive Trees

At dawn, on Sunday,Israeli settlers  destroyed dozens of Palestinian-owned olive trees in Yasuf and al-Sawiya villages, in the occupied West Bank districts of Salfit and Nablus. Anti-settlement activist Ghassan Daghlas said that Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Rahalim chopped off about 60 olive trees in al-Sawiya village. Head […]

03 Nov
10:51

Illegal Colonists Pick Palestinian Olive Trees, Steal Produce

In yet another violation, several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, invaded a Palestinian olive orchard, and harvested nearly 300 trees before stealing the produce. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

27 Oct
5:43

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Family, Solidarity Activists, Picking Olive Trees Near Salfit

A group of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday evening, a family and several international solidarity activists, on a Palestinian olive orchard in Kafr ed-Deek town, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit. Palestinian farmer, Mohammad Taha, told the Maan News Agency that he, along with his wife […]

27 Oct
2:35

Settlers Chop 25 Olive Trees of Palestinian Farmers

Israeli settlers, Saturday, chopped 25 olive trees belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of Nahhalin, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, local sources told WAFA. Hani Fannoun, head of Nahhalin municipality, said that the land belongs to two Palestinian villagers from Nahalin, located near the illegal Israeli […]

16 Oct
1:26

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Wednesday, many Palestinians, picking their olive trees in their orchards, in the al-Jab’a village, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the assailants came from the illegal Beit Ayin colony, which was built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. They added that the colonists […]

14 Oct
12:51

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Jenin

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Monday, Palestinian farmers picking their olive trees in their orchards, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The head of the Agricultural Department in Qabatia, south of Jenin, Lama Abu Bakr, said the colonists hurled stones at the Palestinian farmers, while she and other […]

09 Oct
12:12

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Burn Dozens Of Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers burnt, Tuesday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, the WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported. Eyewitnesses said the armed paramilitary colonists invaded olive orchards in the area between Burin and Huwwara […]

20 Sep
1:00

Army Cuts Off Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village

Israeli occupation forces, on Thursday,  closed the water pipes which supply Palestinian residents in the village of Bardale, in the northern Jordan Valley, east of the occupied West Bank. Member of Bardala village council, Dirar Sawafta, said that Israeli forces stormed the village in the early morning and closed a […]

05 Aug
10:03

ISM Water Series: ‘There’s no law in the world that says you can cut water from humans.’

(photo: ‘Enemies of life’ – Israeli bulldozer rips up water pipes near At-Tuwani) 08/30/19 | International Solidarity Movement | South Hebron Hills Israel is escalating its war on water in the South Hebron Hills, demolishing wells, ripping out kilometres of pipeline and even confiscating trucks carrying emergency water tanks to […]

04 Aug
12:01

Water Series: ‘There’s No Law in the World that Says You Can Cut Water From Humans’

[This is the second of a series of reports documenting the control and devastation of water sources by Israel as a tool of oppression.] Israel is escalating its war on water in the South Hebron Hills, demolishing wells, ripping out kilometres of pipeline and even confiscating trucks carrying emergency water […]

28 Jul
12:52

Israeli Settlers Destroy Olive Trees in Northern West Bank

Israeli settlers destroyed 80 olive trees belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of Yasouf, east of the northern West Bank city of Salfit, today reported Yasouf mayor, Khaled Abbieh. He told WAFA that the land where the trees were cut down is located near the illegal Israeli settlement of […]

30 Mar
6:56

Jordan Valley: Settlers Plant Olive Trees on Palestinian-owned Land

Israeli settlers planted olive trees in pasture land belonging to Palestinians in al-Farisya village, east of Tubas, in the northern Jordan Valley, raising fear among the Palestinian residents of an impending seizure of their land for the benefit of settlers. Aref Daraghmeh, a local rights activist, said a number of […]

10 Mar
8:44

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Trees, Demolish A Coop, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, a Palestinian land near the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, uprooted dozens of trees, and demolished a chicken coop. Local nonviolent activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers, and employees of the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the executive branch of […]

12 Feb
3:53

Army Uproots Over 500 Olive Trees in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces cut down and uprooted hundreds of Palestinian-owned olive trees in the Jordan Valley area of the northern occupied West Bank, on Monday. Mutaz Bisharat, a Palestinian official who monitors settlement activity in the Jordan Valley/Tubas district, told Ma’an News Agency that the Israeli Civil Administration staff raided the […]

23 Jan
6:13

Update: Soldiers and Settlers Destroy Hundreds of Trees in West Bank

Israeli soldiers, on Tuesday, uprooted 60 olive trees in the central West Bank village of Jaba, to the east of Jerusalem, and taking possession them, according to the head of Jaba village council, Musallam Dar Salim. He said, according to WAFA correspondence, that the soldiers demolished retaining walls and fences […]

04 Jan
6:35

Israelis Vandalize Palestinian Home, Uproot Olive Trees in West Bank

Israeli settlers, on Thursday, attacked the home of the Hammad family, in Silwad town, to the east of Ramallah, throwing rocks at its windows. Local sources reported that settlers attacked the house near the entrance to the town this morning, causing damage. PNN reported no injuries. In the town of […]

24 Nov
11:23

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Dozens Of Trees Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Saturday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the Seder area, in Turmus Ayya village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and uprooted dozens of olive trees. The colonists invaded the Palestinian orchard and cut the trees although the land is […]

14 Oct
2:10

Israeli Soldiers And Settlers Uproot Trees In Silwan

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and colonialist settlers invaded, on Sunday afternoon, Wadi ar-Rababa neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and uprooted dozens of olive trees. Mohammad al-Fateh, a local nonviolent activist from Jerusalem, said the soldiers and colonialist settlers invaded dozens of Dunams […]

09 Oct
2:31

Israeli Colonists Uproot 39 Trees Near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonist settlers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands in Bruqin village, west of Salfit in northeastern West Bank, and uprooted 39 olive and almond trees owned by a Palestinian farmer. Bashir Salama, the head of Bruqin Local Council, said the Israeli assailants invaded lands, […]

08 Oct
12:56

Settlers Destroy 40 Olive Trees in Ramallah Area Village

Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, cut and destroyed about 40 olive trees in the town of Turmusaya, north of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. According to local PNN sources, farmers who went out on their lands, today, found out that over 40 olive trees in their own lands, near […]

27 Mar
3:23

Israeli Prosecution Drops Indictment Against Colonizer Who Killed Palestinian Farmer In 2017

The Israeli prosecutor’s office has dropped all charges against an Israeli colonizer who, on November 30, 2017, shot and killed a Palestinian farmer, after a group of colonizers attacked Palestinians who were working in their orchard. Israeli sources said the prosecution ruled that the colonizers who opened fire on the […]

06 Feb
11:32

Israeli Forces Extrajudicially Execute Palestinian Man Accused of Killing Israeli Settler

February 6, 2018 11:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

On Tuesday morning before dawn, Israeli troops invaded the village of al-Yamoun and killed Ahmad Nasr Jarrar, 22,  whom they suspected of the murder of an Israeli, without filing charges or arresting him for the crime. Extrajudicial assassinations like this one, despite being commonly practiced by the Israeli military against […]

24 Dec
8:13

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Six Palestinians As Colonists Uproot Trees

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, six Palestinians with live fire, and rubber-coated steel bullets, after a group of Palestinians tried to stop fanatic Israeli colonists, who invaded their olive orchards, and cut at least thirty trees, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The incident took place after […]

21 Dec
12:01

Israeli Colonists Uproot 20 Olive Trees Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonists from Yitzhar illegal colony invaded, late on Thursday at night, Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and cut 20 olive trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies file in northern West Bank, said the assailants came from […]

08 Sep
11:47

Settlers Destroy Olive Trees in Nablus District

Israeli settlers, Friday, chopped down dozens of olive trees belonging to the Palestinian village of As-Sawiya, south of Nablus city, said a local activist. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said a number of Israeli settlers from the nearby Rachalim settlement overnight chopped down a […]

19 Sep
8:49

Hebron: Palestinian Trees Resist Israeli Occupation

According to the PNN. the Center for Freedom and Justice in Beit Ummar village, to the north of Hebron, is facilitating a popular struggle, with grape trees and vegetable fields as key components. Beit Ummar has, for several years, been a hot spot for nonviolent popular struggle against the Israeli occupation. […]

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 […]

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 […]

24 Jun
1:25

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

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 […]

20 May
11:35

Settlers Torch 90 Olive Trees near Salfit

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 […]

27 Apr
9:15

Israeli Extremists Uproot Palestinian Trees In Hebron

A number of Israeli extremists cut and uprooted, Monday, dozens of olive and almond trees, and grapevines, in Wadi al-Amir area, in Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Army demolished four residential structures in the Jordan Valley.Resident Hasan ‘Aqel told the Palestinian News & Info […]

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 […]

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 […]

26 Oct
8:10

Palestinian-American Teen Executed By Israeli Soldiers

(Televised report by Ali Dar Ali, Palestine TV) His father is in the United States; his mother in Jordan, and he is a martyr bleeding on Palestine’s soil. ‘Orwa Abdul-Wahab Hammad uttered his last breath among Israel soldiers who shot him in an ambush, while hiding behind olive trees. The […]

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 […]

19 May
2:55

Army Uproots Trees In Bethlehem

[Monday, May 19, 2014] Israeli soldiers uprooted hundreds of trees that belong to members of various families of Nahhalin village, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.The WAFA news agency said the soldiers invaded the Wad Salem Area (Salem Valley), north of the village, before cutting and uprooting hundreds […]

16 May
6:52

Israeli Settlers Destroy 58 Trees Near Bethlehem

Jewish Israeli settlers have reportedly raided a Palestinian-owned orchard, west of Bethlehem, where they destroyed 58 trees early Friday morning, according to the victim of the raid.Raji Abd al-Aziz Sabateen told Ma’an News Agency that, when he went to his field outside the village of Husan, Friday morning, he found […]

02 May
1:35

Israel To Uproot Hundreds Of Trees Near Nablus

[Friday, May 2, 2014] The Israeli army has decided to cut and uproot hundreds of Palestinian trees, near a bypass road used by Israeli settlers, close to Madama village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.Palestinian official, Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli settlements file in the northern […]

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 […]

15 Feb
11:15

Israeli Forces Prevent Hebron Activists from Planting Trees

Israeli forces prevented, Saturday, anti-settlement activists from planting olive saplings in the villages located to the east of Yatta, in the Hebron district, according to a local official. Activists from the Popular Campaign against the Wall and Settlements, as well as the Palestinian Farmers Union, were prevented from planting olive […]

12 Feb
9:32

Settlers Uproot Trees Near Bethlehem, Take Over Lands

A group of Israeli colonial settlers, on Tuesday, cut down 150 grape trees in the region of Ayn Alqisis, to the south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.’The aggressive settlers of Sidi Boez settlement, built on Palestinians lands, cut down the aged grape trees that belong to Ayman salah, […]