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08 Sep
11:03

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Central And Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed in their military towers across the perimeter fence with the Gaza Strip, opened fire, on Sunday at dawn, on several Palestinian farmers on their own lands in central Gaza and in the southern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the soldiers targeted many farmers in […]

21 Aug
6:14

Al-Shoroq: The activist farmers resisting Israeli annexation in Beit Ummar

08/20/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Beit Ummar Beit Ummar is an agricultural town and farming community just north of Hebron, with a populace of about 17,000. Al Shoroq, a Palestinian led group comprised of local activists based in the region since 2013 founded by longstanding committee members, work with […]

06 Jun
1:51

Army Abducts One Palestinian From Jenin, Prevents Farmers From Entering Their Lands In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a young Palestinian man from Jenin, in northern West Bank, and prevented farmers from entering their lands, south of Hebron, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at the al-Hamra military roadblock, between the West Bank districts of Jericho and Nablus, abducted a […]

30 Apr
4:11

Gaza Farmers Get €3.7m Support Package from EU and PA

The Palestinian Authority’s programme, “Private Sector Reconstruction Gaza – Agriculture,” is providing an integrated package of support to Palestinian farmers in the Gaza Strip. This EU-funded programme is helping Palestinian farmers, throughout the Gaza Strip, affected by the Israeli occupation, in restoring their businesses. The new contribution of €3.7 million […]

16 Apr
3:37

Israeli Soldiers Fire Live Rounds At Fishermen And Farmers In Gaza

Israeli forces targeted Palestinian fishermen and farmers, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Eyewitnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli naval forces opened heavy fire towards Palestinian fishing boats, within the permitted fishing zone of six nautical miles, off the southern coast of Rafah. The fishermen were […]

08 Apr
3:23

Israeli troops shoot live gunfire toward farmers and fishers in Gaza

Israeli forces fired live ammunition toward Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza on Sunday. In addition, Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in northwestern Gaza, forcing the fishers to return to shore. According to local sources, the gunfire in southern Gaza came from Israeli […]

18 Mar
5:21

Israeli Forces Fire On Gaza Farmers and Shepherds

Israeli forces opened heavy fire towards Palestinian farmers and shepherds on Sunday, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli forces, deployed in military watchtowers, opened fire towards Palestinian agricultural lands east of Rafah, in southern Gaza, targeting farmers and shepherds. No injuries were reported. The […]

14 Mar
8:19

Settlers Assault Farmers in Burin

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers, on Monday afternoon, attacked Palestinian farmers in Burin town, to the south of Nablus, as they were working their lands. Burin mayor Yahiya Qadous said that more than 25 settlers, from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar, brutalized a group of farmers as they were […]

03 Mar
5:19

Settlers & Soldiers Attack Palestinian Farmers

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers, on Friday afternoon, assaulted Palestinian farmers in Fara’ata village, east of Qalqilia. Local sources told a reporter for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that a group of settlers, escorted by soldiers, brutalized farmers living in the eastern area of the village and threatened to […]

27 Feb
3:16

Farmers Prevented from Tending their Lands South of Nablus

Israeli forces, today, prevented Palestinians from farming their lands in Jaloud village, to the south of Nablus, in the north of the West Bank, said a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said that Israeli soldiers prevented farmers of Jaloud from […]

16 Feb
11:38

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Open Fire At Farmers And Fishermen, in Gaza

The Israeli army and navy opened fired, on Saturday morning, many live rounds at Palestinian agricultural lands and fishing boats, east of Gaza city and in northern Gaza. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city, fired live rounds at Palestinian farmers on their […]

14 Feb
10:37

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Fire At Farmers, Shepherds And Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli soldiers, and Israeli navy ships, opened fired on Thursday at dawn, at many Palestinian farmers, shepherds and fishermen, in several parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said Israeli navy ships fired dozens of live rounds at fishing boats, and at the coast in […]

09 Feb
7:25

Israeli Forces Fire on Gaza Fishermen & Farmers

Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Rafah City, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday. Witnesses told a Ma’an reporter that Israeli war boats opened fire targeting Palestinian fishermen off the coast of western Rafah City, forcing the fishermen to head back […]

05 Feb
5:14

Soldiers Abduct Youth on Gaza Border, Attack Farmers

Israeli forces, on Monday morning, took a Palestinian youth into custody, claiming he attempted to cross the Israeli fence from the southern Gaza Strip. According to the second Hebrew channel, the youth was taken to investigation, adding that the army  took five others who passed the separation fence, on Saturday. […]

05 Feb
2:25

Israeli Paramilitary Settlers Post Threats to Palestinian Farmers

The residents of Tekoa village, near Jenin in the northern part of the West Bank, were shocked to find placards posted around their village on Sunday by Israeli military settlers threatening their livelihoods if they associated with members of Israeli and international peace groups. The placards included a ‘hit list’ […]

29 Jan
5:21

Settlers Attack Farmers in Masafer Yatta

Israeli settlers from Beit Yatir and Awlad Yaqub Dalia settlements — expatriated, by force, from Palestinian citizens living southeast of Yatta, south of Hebron —  attacked, on Monday, farmers in Masafer Yatta, under the protection of the Israeli army. The coordinator of the local committee against the wall and settlements […]

28 Jan
8:32

Soldiers Injure Teacher, Open Fire On Farmers And Shepherds In Gaza

On Monday, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, shot and injured one teacher, and opened fire on several Palestinian farmers and shepherds. Media sources in Gaza said a schoolteacher was injured after the soldiers, in their military bases close to […]

20 Dec
4:51

Settlers Assault Farmers in Masafer Yatta

Israeli settlers assaulted Palestinian farmers, in the Masafer Yatta area of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, on Wednesday, and attempted to seize their lands. Rateb al-Jbour, coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern Hebron said that Israeli settlers assaulted several Palestinian farmers in Masafer Yatta, according […]

08 Dec
10:08

Settlement Waterline Will Harm Palestinian Farmers

Israeli plans to build a 7-kilometer long water pipeline between two illegal settlements, in the north of the West Bank, will harm several Palestinian farmers whose land will be affected by a pipeline that will cut through their land, Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official, said on Saturday. Daghlas told WAFA […]

18 Nov
10:00

Army Opens Fire At Farmers And Shepherds, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, Sunday, at many Palestinian farmers and shepherds, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, working on their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. […]

17 Nov
6:33

Colonialist Settlers Attack West Bank Farmers

Israeli settlers, on Saturday, reportedly attacked a Palestinian farmer, along with his family, while they were picking olives  in the Jabal Jales area, to the east of Hebron city, in the occupied West Bank. Local resident Rashed al-Tamini, who was picking olives with his family, said that settlers from a nearby […]

28 Oct
10:36

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Gaza Farmers

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday morning, opened fire at Palestinian farmers in the northern Gaza strip. Local PNN sources said that Israeli soldiers opened fire on farmers in the town of Beit Hanoun, injuring one of them Ma’an sources confirmed that one farmer was injured by Israeli forces and transferred […]

26 Sep
10:02

Gaza Farmers Have Dates, But Nowhere to Sell Them

Farmers in the besieged Gaza Strip have harvested 12,000 tons of dates from their palm trees; however, they are struggling to find buyers for their produce. High unemployment and rising poverty rates mean that locals in the Strip are unable to buy the fruit, while the Israeli siege has limited […]

25 Sep
4:35

Palestinian Farmers Fired On East of Deir al-Balah, Abasan

Israeli occupation soldiers, on Monday, opened fire at Palestinian youth and farmers to the east of Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, and Abasan town, in the southern Gaza Strip. Israeli soldiers, stationed at military checkpoints along the security fence, opened fire at young men who approached the fence […]

22 Sep
11:16

Farmers Protest Israeli Restrictions on Olive Harvest

Dozens of Palestinian farmers and landowners demonstrated, on Saturday, near the Israeli segregation barrier, to the west of Jenin, northern West Bank, in protest against the strict restrictions applied by Israeli military government against them, for the upcoming olive harvest season. Landowners and farmers from the villages of Araqa, Nazlat […]

17 Sep
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Fire Live Rounds At Palestinian Farmers In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Monday morning, many rounds of live ammunition at several Palestinian farmers, trying to work on their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers fired many sporadic live rounds at the farmers, forcing them to […]

30 Aug
2:13

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Farmers’ Stalls Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, a number of stalls of Palestinian farmers on the Hebron-Jerusalem road, near the main entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Activist Mohammad Ayyad said workers of Gush Etzion colony’s council, and many soldiers, invaded the […]

20 Aug
9:36

VIDEO: Palestinian Farmers Assaulted in East Jerusalem

Israeli municipality staff have assaulted Palestinian farmers and vendors in the streets of occupied East Jerusalem on Monday, a day before the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Locals said, according to Ma’an, that Israeli municipality staff, under armed security by Israeli forces, targeted Palestinian farmers in the streets of the […]

04 Jul
7:51

Farmers Denied Access to Lands East of Salfit

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, denied Palestinian farmers from Iskaka village, east of Salfit, access to their farmlands, adjacent to the illegal Ariel settlement, said a local council source. Head of Iskaka village council, Abdul-Qader Abu Hakma, said that a group of farmers from the village were denied access to their […]

18 Jun
12:44

Army Attacks Farmers, Steal Their Produce, Near Hebron

June 18, 2018 12:44 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday several Palestinian farmers in Halhoul and Beit Ummar towns, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and stole their produce. Media sources in Hebron said the farmers were selling their fruits and vegetables near their farmlands, and in front of their […]

13 Jun
8:50

Jordan Valley Farmers Ordered to Evacuate Land

Israeli army forces reportedly ordered a Palestinian farmer in the Jordan Valley to evacuate his land on Tuesday, with forces saying they were going to raze the land. WAFA agency said, according to Ma’an, that Ahmad Assi Damra, from Hijlet al-Zour, east of Jericho, was ordered to evacuate his 25 […]

10 Apr
6:45

Israeli Forces & Settlers Drive Palestinian Farmers Off Their Land

Israeli forces and settlers, Tuesday, forced Palestinian farmers to leave their land in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. Hassan Brejieh, member of the anti-wall and anti-settlement committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA that Israeli forces and settlers broke into the land of Ibrahim Sbeih […]

20 Mar
11:19

Israeli Soldiers Fire At Farmers, Invades Lands, In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and invaded farmlands in the area, in addition Beit Hanoun, to the northern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, driving an armored military […]

19 Mar
7:36

Colonial Settlers Attack Farmers, Force Them Off Land

Extremist Israeli settlers, on Monday, attacked Palestinian farmers in the town of Turmus Ayya, northeast of Ramallah, and forced them off of their land, local sources said, according to WAFA. Saeed Taleb, Turmus Ayya municipal council member, said that settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Adi Ad, which was […]

17 Mar
11:56

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers, Shepherds And Fishermen, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Saturday morning, at several Palestinian farmers, and shepherds, east Gaza, and in the al-Fakhari area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged coastal region, while Israeli navy ships fired dozens of live rounds and fishing boats, in the Sudaniyya Sea area, […]

08 Mar
9:21

Settlers Attack West Bank Palestinian Farmers

Israeli Jewish settlers attacked, on Thursday, Palestinian farmers as they were ploughing their land in the village of al-Sawiyeh, south of Nablus, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in northern West Bank district, said that settlers from the illegal settlement of Rahalim, built on al-Sawiyeh […]

06 Mar
10:53

Israeli Navy, Soldiers, Open Fire At Fishing Boats And Farmers In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, Tuesday, at several Palestinian fishing boats, while the soldiers fired live rounds at farmers, in the southern and northern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, fired dozens of live rounds, […]

05 Mar
9:22

Army Prevents Farmers from Entering Their Lands Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers prevented, on Monday morning, many Palestinian farmers from Jayyous town, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, from entering their farmlands and orchards, isolated behind the Annexation Wall. The soldiers stationed at the gate of the Annexation Wall, prevented hundreds of farmers from entering their lands, […]

03 Feb
10:24

Israeli Colonist Settlers Attack Farmers In Beit Ummar

A group of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, many Palestinian farmers on their own lands in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that  the assailants, including a security guard of Karmie Tzur illegal colony, […]

16 Nov
9:50

ISM Report: Settlers of Yitzhar Set Fire to Olive Fields and Attack Farmers the Next Day (VIDEO)

11/15/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team Israeli settlers of Yitzhar set fires in two places, in Palestinian olive fields around their illegal outposts, and attacked a group of farmers a day later, under the eyes of around 30 border police present at the site. ((Edited for the IMEMC […]

30 Oct
10:59

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On Palestinian Farmers Near Hebron

Several extremist Israeli colonists opened fire, on Monday morning, at many Palestinians picking their olive orchards, in Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, a nonviolent activist against Israeli colonies in Hebron, said the colonists came from Ma’on illegal colony, […]

17 Oct
2:29

Soldiers Abduct Four Farmers, Confiscate A Car, In Tubas

October 17, 2017 2:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, four Palestinian farmers, and illegally confiscate a car that was transporting them, in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The soldiers stopped a car transporting farmers to their lands, south of Tubas, abducted four of them, and illegally confiscated the car. […]

15 Oct
7:37

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Farmers, Confiscate Agricultural Machines, Near Tubas

October 15, 2017 7:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday afternoon, three Palestinian farmers, and confiscated agricultural machines from them and others, ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. The soldiers stopped the farmers, while heading to their lands, and abducted three of them. The soldiers also illegally confiscated several agricultural machines from […]

05 Oct
12:04

Army Closes Rural Road, Prevents Farmers From Entering Their Lands, In Bethlehem

October 5, 2017 12:04 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Ahead of the olive picking season in Palestine, Israeli soldiers closed, Thursday, a main rural road leading to orchards and farmlands, in Husan town, west of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, and refused to allow the farmers into their own lands. Hasan Hamamra, the head of Husan Village […]

01 Oct
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Farmers From Entering Their Lands Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers prevented, Sunday, many Palestinian farmers from entering their orchards and farmlands, isolated near Maali Shomron illegal colony, which was built on their lands. The farmers said they wanted to enter their orchards to pick their olive trees, but the soldiers stopped them and prevented them from entering their […]

13 Sep
10:44

Soldiers Confiscate A Truck, Force Farmers Out Of Their Lands, In Tubas

September 13, 2017 10:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers illegally confiscated, Wednesday, a Palestinian truck in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar area, south of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, and forced many villages out of their farmlands. The army also invaded many villages, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Tubas said […]

11 Sep
3:16

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers, Abduct A Patient, in The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers fired many rounds of live ammunition at Palestinian farmers in their lands, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, and abducted a patient at Beit Hanoun (Erez) border terminal. The soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence in southern Gaza, fired […]

19 Jun
2:00

Life under Siege: Indiscriminate killing of farmers

“Our life has turned upside down since my mother’s death. With her passing, we lost the backbone of the house.” Hani Salem Elomor is a married father of 3 children and resident of El Elfokhari neighborhood, Khan Younis, whose mother Zeina was killed by the Israeli occupation forces in 2016 […]

14 Jun
11:22

Israeli Soldiers And Navy Open Fire On Gaza Farmers And Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli soldiers and navy opened fire, on Wednesday morning, targeting a few fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, and against farmers, in the northern and southern parts of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers, across the border fence east of Khan Younis, in the southern […]

11 Jun
11:35

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Palestinian Fishermen And Farmers In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Sunday, many Palestinian fishing boats, and farmers, in the northern and southern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, causing damage. Media sources in Gaza said the navy fired dozens of live rounds at the fishing boats, close to the shore in northern Gaza, forcing the fishermen […]

22 May
9:52

Israeli Army And Navy Attack Farmers And Fishermen in Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Monday, at Palestinian farmers, working on their lands, and several fishing boats, in different part of the besieged Gaza Strip, Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed on military towers in Kissufim military base, across the border fence, northeast of Khan Younis, in the […]

14 Apr
12:31

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers And Fishers In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Friday morning, on farmers, and fishers, in Palestinian agricultural lands, and territorial waters, in several parts of the besieged and impoverished coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers, stationed on a number of military towers across the border fence, east of Khan […]

28 Mar
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers In Khan Younis And Rafah

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, in the southern part of the Gaza strip, opened fire, on Tuesday mornings, at farmers in their own lands, east of Khan Younis, and Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. The soldiers fired many live rounds at the farmers, while […]

24 Jan
12:06

Israeli Army And Navy Open Fire On Farmers, And Fishers

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, on Palestinian farmers in their lands, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships fired many live rounds at fishing boats, in southern Gaza. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers, stationed behind the border fence, east of Gaza […]

Gaza Farmers (image from ISM)
21 Dec
6:45

Israeli Military Opens Fire at Farmers, Fishermen in Gaza

Photo: archive images, International Solidarity Movement (ISM). Israeli forces, on Tuesday morning, opened fire at Palestinian farmers and fishermen during separate incidents, in the north and south of the Gaza Strip, local sources said. Israeli forces deployed at borderline military outposts east of Maghazi refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, and […]

10 Nov
10:22

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Gaza Fishermen, Soldiers Fire At Farmers

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Thursday morning, at several Palestinian fishing boats, near Gaza city and in central Gaza, while Israeli soldiers opened fire on farmers in their lands, northeast of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the Israeli navy ships fired many […]

25 Oct
5:56

Israeli Forces Target Gaza Fishermen and Farmers

Israeli naval forces, on Tuesday morning, reportedly opened fire towards the fishermen on the Gaza shores, according to the PNN. Media sources added that  naval forces have opened fire on fishermen on the Al-Sudaniyya and Al-Waha shores of the northwestern Gaza Strip, with no injuries reported. On the northeastern borders […]

22 Oct
11:22

Israeli Army Opens Fire On Farmers, Navy Attacks Fishers, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Saturday morning, on several Palestinian farmers in their own lands, east of Gaza city, while navy shops fired on fishers, northwest of Gaza. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers around the Nahal Oz military base, across the border fence east of the Sheja’eyya […]

21 Oct
11:49

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Southern Gaza, Navy Attacks Fishers In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Friday morning, targeting Palestinian farmers in their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships opened fire on fishers in northern Gaza. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, fired many […]

12 Oct
12:02

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Southern Gaza

On Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired many live rounds targeting farmers in Palestinian lands, close to the border fence, along the eastern area of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, manning military towers across the border fence, […]

05 Oct
9:15

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Open Fire On Fishers, Farmers And Shepherds In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers and navy ships opened fire, on Wednesday morning, targeting Palestinian fishing boats, farmers and shepherds, in different parts of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza have reported that an Israeli tank fire one shell into a Palestinian agricultural land, east of the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza city. […]

29 Sep
8:14

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Palestinian Farmers In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Thursday morning, on several Palestinian farmers, working on their own lands, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The farmers said the soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired many live rounds, forcing them to leave their lands in fear of additional escalation and army […]

24 Sep
10:47

Gaza: Army Opens Fire on Fishermen, Farmers

Israeli military forces, on Saturday, opened fire at Palestinian farmers and shepherds along the borderline area to the east of Gaza, as well as at Palestinian fishing boats, as they were sailing in Gaza waters, said WAFA sources. Israeli forces stationed at military watchtowers, along the borders with Israel, opened heavy machine […]

09 Sep
11:22

Soldiers Open Fire On Gaza Farmers; Navy Fires On Fishers

September 9, 2016 11:22 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Friday morning, on Palestinian farmers in two areas in several parts of the Gaza Strip, while Israeli navy ships opened fire on fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, in northern Gaza. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired many […]

03 Sep
10:42

ISM Report: Israeli Attacks on Gaza Farmers

(Photo: Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency) 09/03/16 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza Team According to the Council for European Palestinian Relations, the Palestinian agricultural sector’s contribution to the GDP dropped between 1993 (Oslo Accords) and 2009 from 13% to 4.8%, due to the illegal practices of the Zionist entity, […]

01 Sep
11:25

Palestinian Farmers Targeted in Eastern Gaza

Israeli forces stationed on the borders with the Gaza Strip opened fire towards shepherds and farmers on their lands east of Al-Bureij camp, central Gaza. No injuries were reported, according to Al Ray. Local sources reported that soldiers opened fire near the fence, to the east of the camp. At the […]

Gaza Farmers (image from ISM)
27 Aug
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence with the besieged Gaza Strip, opened fired, on Saturday morning, at several Palestinian farmers in their own lands, near the Zeitoun and the Sheja’eyya neighborhoods, east of Gaza city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers in two military […]

14 Aug
11:42

Salfit Farmers Unable To Harvest Their Lands Isolated Behind The Wall

Dozens of farmers from the central West Bank district of Salfit have complained about being prevented from entering their lands, isolated behind the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall, in Salfit. The farmers, from Salfit city, Masha, Marda, Eskaka and many communities in the district, said the Israeli army is denying them […]

14 Aug
3:32

Army Opens Fire On Shepherds, Farmers, In Rafah

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, opened fire, on Saturday evening, at a number of shepherds and farmers. The soldiers fired many live rounds at the shepherds and the farmers, forcing them to leave their lands in fear […]

Gaza Farmers (image from ISM)
07 Aug
12:48

Israeli Army And Navy Attack Farmers In Fishers In Khan Younis

Israeli soldiers and Navy opened fired, on Sunday morning, targeting several Palestinian farmers on their lands, close to the border fence, and fishers in Palestinian territorial waters, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers, stationed in military towers […]

Gaza Farmers (image from ISM)
31 Jul
10:59

Army Opens Fire On Palestinian Farmers In Southern Gaza

On Sunday evening, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired several rounds of live ammunition targeting Palestinian farmers in their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds into Palestinian lands close to the border […]

30 Jun
10:12

Israeli Army Opens Fire On Farmers In Central And Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired several live rounds, on Thursday morning, on Palestinian farmers and their lands, in central Gaza and in the southern part of the coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers, stationed on military towers southeast of Deir al-Balah […]

28 Jun
9:56

Israeli Forces Fire on Palestinian Farmers

Israeli forces, Tuesday, reportedly opened fire at Palestinian farmers in the eastern part of al-Qarrara, in the southern Gaza Strip. Witnesses said Israeli forces deployed at the eastern borders of al-Qarrara opened “heavy” fire at farmers in the area. No injuries were reported, according to Ma’an. An Israeli army spokesperson […]

27 Jun
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Gaza Farmers; Navy Fires On Fishing Boats

Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, opened fire, on Monday morning, into Palestinian agricultural lands across the border fence, in the Gaza Strip, while navy ships fired live rounds targeting fishing boats northwest of Gaza city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers […]

25 Jun
8:50

€154,000 in EU Support for West Bank Farmers and Agro

The European Union has agreed to provide nearly €154,000 to support West Bank farmers and agricultural businesses directly affected by Israeli occupation, a press release issued by the Office of the European Union Representative in Jerusalem stated . The release noted, according to WAFA, that this EU contribution, the first […]

Gaza fishing boats - Al Ray news agency
18 Jun
10:53

Israeli Army Opens Fire On Gaza Farmers; Navy Fires On Fishing Boats

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Saturday, into Palestinian agricultural lands, while navy ships also fired on a number of fishing boats, in the southern part of the coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, fired several live rounds into Palestinian farmlands, east of […]

12 Jun
7:29

Soldiers Attack Gaza Farmers, Shepherds and Fishermen

The Israeli army continued its attacks against Palestinian farmers and shepherds along Gaza’s borderline, Sunday, according to WAFA correspondence. Witnesses reported that Israeli soldiers, stationed at watchtowers along the borderline area to the east of Gaza, opened heavy machine gunfire on farmers and shepherds in the region. No injuries were reported. […]

20 May
1:57

Palestinians Capture Israeli Extremists Who Attacked Farmers

Palestinian members of local neighborhood watch committee, in Talfit village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, managed to capture two armed fanatic Israeli colonists, who invaded the village and attacked farmers. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli settlements file in the northern parts of […]

19 May
12:11

Israeli Army Attacks Gaza Farmers And Fishers

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Thursday morning, targeting several Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships also opened fire on fishers in Palestinian territorial water, near Gaza city. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the soldiers, […]

16 May
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Palestinian Farmers East Of Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, opened fried on Monday morning, at several Palestinian farmers, in their lands, east of Gaza City. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers, stationed in the Nahal Oz military base, across the border fence east of Gaza city, fired many live rounds […]

09 May
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Palestinian Farmers In Southern Gaza

Israeli Soldiers, stationed across the border fence, opened fired earlier on Monday on a number of Palestinian farmers, in their own agricultural lands, east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed on military towers across […]

28 Apr
11:44

Army Opens Fire On Gaza Farmers

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Thursday morning, on a number of Palestinian farmers in their lands, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and east of Gaza city. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired many live rounds on the farmers, while […]

28 Mar
6:43

Israeli Forces Target Gaza Farmers

The Israeli army targeted with live fire, on Monday morning, Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis city, in the southern Gaza Strip.Al Ray reports that, according to witnesses, Israeli occupation soldiers opened fire from the military towers east of Khan Younis, near the military site of Kissufim, and targeted Palestinian […]

09 Mar
6:17

Israeli Forces Continue to Target Gaza Farmers

The Israeli army targeted, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian farmers and opened fire towards them to the east of Khan Younis city, in the southern Gaza Strip.Al Ray reports that, according to witnesses, soldiers stationed at the Israeli occupation towers east of Khan Younis, near the site of Kissufim and military […]

05 Mar
10:57

Military Opens Fire on Gaza Farmers

The Israeli military, Saturday, targeted with gunfire a group of Palestinian farmers as they attempted to enter their agricultural land situated along the borderline area of al-Zaytoun neighborhood, to the southeast of Gaza City.WAFA correspondence reported that soldiers manning military watchtowers along the Israel−Gaza security barrier — a border barrier […]

02 Mar
3:43

Palestinian farmers attacked by Israeli troops in southern Gaza

March 2, 2016 3:43 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli farmers were fired upon by Israeli troops in the Rafah region of southern Gaza on Tuesday.The farmers reported that Israeli troops stationed along the southern border of Gaza, where Gaza borders Egypt, began to fire live ammunition toward them as they were farming their land. Israeli […]

15 Feb
2:46

Israeli Army Opens Fire On Gaza Fishers And Farmers

February 15, 2016 2:46 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Monday morning, on several Palestinian farmers in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships fired live rounds on fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters.The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) has reported that Israeli soldiers, stationed in the Kissufim military base, across the border […]

13 Feb
3:42

Israeli Forces Fire on Gaza Farmers

February 13, 2016 3:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian farmers east of al-Buriej refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, on Friday afternoon, locals said.The farmers were forces to leave the area, with no injuries reported. Meanwhile, locals said that four Palestinians were reportedly detained after crossing the border fence between the besieged […]

08 Feb
2:08

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Gaza Farmers And Fishers

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Monday morning, targeting Palestinian farmers in central Gaza, and fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters.The soldiers, stationed behind the border fence, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition into Palestinian farmlands, forcing the Palestinians to leave. […]

14 Jan
8:34

Israeli Forces Fire on Farmers East of Khan Younis

Israeli occupation forces opened fire, Thursday morning, at Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip.Eyewitnesses reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that soldiers fired a hail of bullets towards farmers in the Qarara area, east of Khan Younis city. No injuries were reported. Farming […]

04 Jan
4:25

Army Opens Fire On Palestinian Farmers, East Of Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired several rounds of live ammunition, targeting Palestinian farmers, in their land, east of Gaza city.Media sources said the soldiers, on military towers surrounding the Nahal Oz military base, east of the Sheja’eyya neighborhood, opened fire on the farmer as they were trying […]

15 Dec
3:43

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Central Gaza

December 15, 2015 3:43 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, on several Palestinian farmers in their lands, east of Deir al-Balah city, in central Gaza.The soldiers, stationed near the Kissufim military base, across the border fence, southeast of Deir al-Balah, fired several live rounds on the farmers, forcing them to leave their own […]

12 Nov
3:07

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Palestinian Farmers In Gaza

November 12, 2015 3:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition on Palestinian farmers, working in their lands close to the border fence, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza.Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, some on military towers and others in armored vehicles, fired dozens of live rounds, […]

10 Nov
1:51

Israeli Settler Opens Fire on Palestinian Farmers

November 10, 2015 1:51 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

An extremist Jewish Israeli settler opened fire, Monday morning, on Palestinian farmers in the West Bank city of Nablus.“The Palestinian farmers were working at their farm when an extremist Israeli Jewish settler from the illegal Jewish-only settlement of Ma’ale Levona stepped out of his car holding an automatic gun machine,” […]

31 Aug
12:31

Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers And Homes In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, opened fire on Monday morning at a number of Palestinian farmers, in their lands, and at several homes, east of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The WAFA News Agency has reported that the soldiers fired dozens of rounds of […]

22 Aug
8:00

Extremist Settlers Attack Farmers in Nablus, Soldiers Search Hebron Homes

Israeli settlers attacked, on Saturday, Palestinian farmers in the village of Qasra, to the south of Nablus, whereas the Israeli army raided and searched several Palestinian homes, setting up military checkpoints in the Hebron district, according to a local activist.WAFA correspondence reports that Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in […]

02 Aug
5:06

Nablus: Settlers Attempt Attack on Farmers, Protesters Attempt to Burn Joseph’s Tomb

August 2, 2015 5:06 AM IMEMC & Agencies Internal Unrest, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli settlers, Saturday morning, attempted an attack on Palestinian farmers in village of Qusra, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, a local official said.Dozens of settlers from the illegal Esh Kodesh outpost descended on farmers in their fields between the outpost and Qusra, said Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian […]

01 Aug
2:15

Israeli Extremists Attack Farmers Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli settlers, living in illegal colonies built on Palestinian lands, attacked on Saturday morning Palestinian farmers in their lands, in Qasra village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli settlement files in the northern part of […]

20 Jul
3:45

Army Opens Fire On Farmers, Homes, East Of Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Monday morning, rounds of live ammunition, on a number of Palestinian farmers and homes, east of Gaza City.Media sources said soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence east of the Zeitoun neighborhood, targeted farmlands and several homes. The attack caused property damage but no […]

13 Jul
1:40

Soldiers Open Fire On Palestinian Farmers East Of Khan Younis

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier on Monday morning, on a number of Palestinian farmers, working in their lands east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; the army also fired at nearby homes, while military bulldozers placed sand barriers.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has […]