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10 Jul
11:06

Settlers Torch Hundreds of Olive Trees in West Bank

Israeli settlers, today, set fire to hundreds of olive trees in the northern West Bank village of Burin, reported Ghassan Daghlas, a local official. He told WAFA that settlers from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar snuck into a plot of Burin farmland and set fire to hundreds of olive trees, […]

29 Jun
5:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Cause Fire In Olive Orchards, In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries, and burning several olive trees. The Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the village and headed […]

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 […]

06 May
8:15

120 Palestinian Olive Trees Uprooted near Ramallah

Israeli bulldozers uprooted some 120 fruitful olive trees on Sunday, in the al-Lubban al-Gharbi village, west of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. Former head of the village council, Fawwaz Salem, said that the uprooting of 120 trees came a month after Israeli forces delivered a military order […]

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 […]

30 Apr
4:37

Bulldozers Raze Bethlehem Area Olive Trees

Israeli occupation forces used military bulldozers to raze Palestinian cultivated land lots in Beit Jala, to the west of Bethlehem, on Monday. Owner of the land, Walid Zireina, said that the soldiers broke into both his land and that of his brother’s, bulldozing the four-dunam plot, noting that Israeli municipality […]

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 […]

28 Feb
5:22

Olive Saplings Uprooted, Lands Razed by Israeli Forces in Masafer Yatta

Israeli forces, today, uprooted some 350 olive saplings and razed lands in Khillet al-Dabe’, Masafer Yatta, in the Hebron area of the southern occupied West Bank, according to Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern Hebron. Jabour told WAFA that Israeli bulldozers razed lands and uprooted […]

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 […]

09 Feb
2:31

Troops Attack Landowners and Activists Planting Olive Trees in Beit Ummar

A number of landowners and Combatants For Peace activists suffered, Friday, the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli troops at participants of a solidarity action of planting olive trees on lands owned by farmers from the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in southern West Bank. The activity […]

05 Feb
3:52

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Olive Saplings Near Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers uprooted, Tuesday, many olive saplings 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 Popular and National Committees in southern Hebron, said the assailants came from […]

05 Feb
2:45

Soldiers Uproot 450 Olive Trees In Northern Plains of West Bank

On Tuesday, dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Palestinian orchards in Bardala village, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and uprooted at least 450 olive trees. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the entire area, before invading it, and proceeded to uproot the olive trees, owned by several […]

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 […]

21 Jan
2:13

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands, Uproot Olive Trees, Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army vehicles and bulldozers invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Kharja area in Battir town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and bulldozed nearly 60 Dunams of farmlands in addition to uprooting 60 olive trees. Taiseer Qattoush, the mayor of Battir, said a large military […]

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 […]

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 […]

25 Dec
8:21

Illegal Colonists Cut 200 Olive Saplings Near Hebron

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers from Beit Yair colony, which was built on Palestinian lands east of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron cut and uprooted, on Tuesday morning, at least 200 olive saplings. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and […]

31 Oct
8:07

Israeli Settlers Attack Olive Harvest in Hebron

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian olive-pickers in the Tel Rumeida area of Hebron City, in the southern occupied West Bank, on Tuesday, and attempted to prevent them from picking olives in their lands, adjacent to the illegal Israeli settlement of Ramat Yishai. The lands belong to local Muhammad […]

30 Oct
12:27

Soldiers Uproot 200 Olive Trees, 13 Dunams of Farmland, near Hebron

October 30, 2018 12:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Khirbat Kharouf area, uprooted 200 olive trees, in addition to uprooting 13 Dunams of farmlands, in Beit Ula town, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hashem Badarin, the head of the Palestinian Farmers Services Department in […]

25 Oct
8:50

“They take everything.”: Bruqin Farmer during 2018 Olive Harvest

10/22/18 |International Solidarity Movement | Bruqin ISM volunteers spent the day harvesting olives with farmers in Bruqin village, a day that began with Israeli soldiers confronting the farmer and his family and ordering them to leave their land no later than 5 p.m.  Since the harvest workday typically concludes around […]

20 Oct
8:15

Settlers Steal Palestinian Olive Harvest in Nablus

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers and olive harvesters in Burin village, southern occupied Nablus City, on Saturday. WAFA reported that a group of Israeli settlers threw rocks at Palestinian farmers while they were picking olives on their lands, in an attempt to force them to leave. Witnesses said that farmers […]

15 Oct
12:30

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Olive Pickers, Injure One, Near Nablus

October 15, 2018 12:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

A number of illegal extremist Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, Palestinian orchards in Deir al-Hatab village, east of the northern West bank city of Nablus, and attacked Palestinians picking their olive trees, wounding one. The attack was carried out by colonists from Elon Moreh illegal colony, which was built on […]

14 Oct
12:00

Israeli Colonists Uproot 400 Olive And Grapevine Saplings In Al-Khader

October 14, 2018 12:00 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, earlier Sunday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and uprooted 400 grape and olive saplings. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said the Israeli […]

14 Oct
3:52

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinians On Olive Orchards Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees in orchards owned by Burin villagers, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency quoted the villages stating that the assailants came from Givat Ronen illegal colony, which […]

10 Oct
8:55

Israeli Soldiers, Police Harass Olive Pickers in As-Sawiya Village

10/07/18 | International Solidarity Movement | As-Sawiya Village A group of Israeli soldiers, one Israeli policeman, and one Israeli settler harassed a group of Palestinian and international olive pickers in As-Sawiya village yesterday, demanding identification and threatening to expel the harvesters from the area. Soon after the group began work, […]

09 Oct
3:19

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Tuesday, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees, in the area between Talfit and Qaryout villages, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities, said dozens of extremist colonists invaded […]

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 […]

06 Oct
9:57

VIDEO: Colonialist Israeli Settlers Steal Olives from Palestinian Orchards

A group of Israeli settlers have been captured, on video, stealing olives from Palestinian farms near the occupied West Bank city of Nablus. In the video, the pair can be seen working together to cut and bag the olives from the groves which lie in an area which leaves them […]

06 Oct
2:22

Israeli Army Injures Many Protesters in Bil’in, Burns Olive Trees

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many protesters, and burning olive trees. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in […]

03 Oct
6:03

Settlers Uproot Dozens of Olive Trees in West Bank Village

Israeli settlers uprooted dozens of Palestinian-owned olive trees on Wednesday, in the village of Turmusayya, north of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. Locals said that Israeli settlers from the illegal settlements of Adi Ad and Amichai, which were built on lands belongings to the residents of Turmusayya […]

25 Sep
7:58

Settlers Uproot Fruiting Olive Trees near Hebron

Israeli settlers, on Tuesday, uprooted at least half a dozen fruitful olive trees in al-Hamra area, south of Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, said a local activist. The popular committee coordinator in Yatta, Rateb al-Jabour, told WAFA that settlers from the Israeli settlements of Ma’on and Havat Ma’on, built […]

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 […]

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 […]

07 Sep
4:54

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in, Causes Injuries And Fire In Olive Orchards

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing several injuries, and burning many olive trees. The procession started from the center of the village when dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international […]

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 […]

19 Aug
3:01

Israeli Colonists Uproot 70 Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

Illegal Israeli paramilitary colonizers uprooted, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian olive saplings, and cut trees, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the Israeli assailants invaded lands, owned by Khaled Samhan, in the northern part of the village, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

25 Jun
4:17

Illegal Colonists Burn 300 Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists burnt, on Sunday evening, approximately 300 Palestinian olive trees in northern West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities, said the colonizers burnt 300 olive trees, owned by Palestinians from Tal village, west of Nablus. He added that […]

22 Jun
2:30

Illegal Israeli Colonizers Injure Palestinian Woman, Burn Olive Trees, Near Jenin

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, on Thursday at noon, Palestinian orchards near the junction between Burqa and Sielet ath-Thaher town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, injured one woman and burnt at least 30 olive trees. The colonizers invaded the Palestinians orchards, and attacked […]

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 Apr
9:43

Israeli Forces Uproot, Steal 60 Olive Trees in Jerusalem

Israeli forces uproot and steal olive trees in Sur Baher, April 23, 2018. Photo credit: Israel Land Authority. POSTED BY: AMALYA DUBROVSKY APRIL 26, 2018 Israeli authorities plan to build a new settlement in Sur Baher for Israeli police and military. Using bulldozers, cranes and armed police, Israeli authorities uprooted at least […]

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 […]

19 Mar
8:25

Palestinian and International Activists Plant Olive Saplings on Village Land Ordered for Confiscation by Israel in Burin

03/17/18 | International Solidarity Movement Palestinians and International activists successfully planted dozens of olive saplings in the north of West Bank in the village of Burin near Nablus. Palestinians and Internationals together laid pictures of prominent activists in front of the planted saplings, some of these activists were killed by […]

15 Mar
7:59

Olive and Grape Trees to be Uprooted to Pave Settler-only Road near Bethlehem

Israeli authorities reportedly issued notices, on Wednesday, informing Palestinian residents of the southern occupied West Bank town of al-Khader, in the Bethlehem district, of their intentions to uproot olive trees in order to pave a settler-only road in the area. Official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned WAFA news agency reported, according to […]

16 Feb
9:41

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinians Planting Olive Trees Near Nablus, Injure Many

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, many Palestinians, who were planting olive trees in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many of them. Fuad Ma’ali, the head of Beita Local Council, said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the Palestinians, and […]

15 Feb
7:50

Israeli Forces Violently Disperse Palestinian Olive Tree Planting Event

Israeli soldiers, on Monday, assaulted a number of Palestinians who took part in an olive tree planting event in the town of Beita, south of Nablus, said local sources. Head of the Beita Municipality, Fuad Ma’ali, told WAFA that Israeli forces suppressed Palestinians participating in an event to plant olive […]

08 Feb
9:00

Mount of Olives: Israel Planning Park to Connect Two Settlements

Hebrew daily Haaretz, on Thursday, unveiled a new Israeli plan to build a park on the Mount of Olives overlooking Old Jerusalem, which will link two settlement outposts to the Jewish side of  Jerusalem. PNN reports that the park will be located on the western slopes of the Mount of […]

31 Jan
7:49

Colonial Settlers Uproot Over 100 Olive Trees in West Bank Village

Several Israeli settlers uprooted more than 100 olive trees on Palestinian lands, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus, on Wednesday. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, said that Israeli settlers from the illegal Rahhalim settlement uprooted dozens of olive trees […]

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 […]

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 […]

04 Dec
8:25

Settlement Pollutes Palestinian Olive Groves With Sewage Water

The picture might look beautiful, but the water badly smells of sewage. 11/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team  The farmers in South Bruqin have had to face the difficulties living next to, and having land stolen by, the illegal settlement of Bruchin since 2000. The last eastern expansion […]

03 Dec
9:03

VIDEO: Bethlehem Museum Decorates Olive Tree to Reflect City’s Suffering under Israeli Occupation

In a ceremony attended by a group of Palestinians and Internationals, under the  initiative of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF), as part of Bethlehem Heart of Christmas, Bethlehem Museum celebrated the lighting of its Christmas tree which was decorated with gas bombs and live bullets fired by the […]

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 […]

29 Oct
12:06

Illegal Colonists Again Harvest Palestinian Olive Orchards, Steal Produce

In yet another attack, one of the numerous invasions and violations, a group of extremist Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian olive orchards owned by villagers of Jeet, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and harvested dozens of trees, stole the produce, and sprayed many trees with toxins. […]

28 Oct
11:28

Israeli Colonists Steal Produce Of Palestinian Olive Trees Near Nablus

October 28, 2017 11:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli colonists invaded, on Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian olive orchard, owned by a villager from ‘Awarta, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and harvested many trees before steeling the produce. The colonists invaded a Palestinian olive orchard, located near the main entrance of Itamar colony, which […]

28 Oct
7:16

Olive Pickers Attacked by Settlers near Hebron

Israeli settlers attacked, on Friday, Palestinian olive pickers in the Masafer Yatta area, to the south of Hebron, occupied West Bank, said a local activist. Anti-settlement activist, Rateb al-Jabour, told WAFA that settlers from the settlement of Ma’on, built illegally on Yatta town land, physically attacked farmers harvesting their olives […]

26 Oct
7:34

Olive Pickers Attacked with Stones by Settlers in Ramallah-area Village

Israeli settlers, Wednesday, attacked Palestinian farmers with stones while they were harvesting olives in Deir Nezam village, near the West Bank district of Ramallah, said a local activist. Mohammad Tamimi, from the anti-settlements committee, said Israeli soldiers stood by while settlers from the nearby Halamish settlement, built illegally on land […]

24 Oct
11:19

Israeli Colonists Flood Dozens Of Palestinian Olive Trees With Sewage

October 24, 2017 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli colonists flooded, Tuesday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees with sewage water, in Deir al-Hatab town, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Coordinator of the Israeli Rabbis for Human Rights organization in the occupied West Bank, Zakaria al-Sidda, said the colonists flooded the olive orchards near Elon […]

22 Oct
10:36

Israeli Colonists Harvest Palestinian Olive Orchards, Steel Produce

Several Israeli colonists invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards, in al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, and Burin village, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, before harvesting the trees and stealing the procedure. The colonists, from Adi Ad illegal colony, invaded Palestinian orchards in the al-Mughayyir village, […]

17 Oct
6:52

Settlers Steal Olives from West Bank Lands

On Monday, at dawn, Israeli settlers robbed olives from Al-Janiya town, west of Ramallah, and al-Sawiya town, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Douglass, a Palestinian official in charge of settlement activity in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said that residents of Beit Ra’anan […]

16 Oct
7:35

Olive Picking in Palestine: Another Form of Solidarity (VIDEO)

A group of 70 elderly internationals, today, participated in an olive harvest in Wadi Fukin village, southwest of Bethlehem, central West Bank, located in area C and falling under Israeli control, according to the Oslo Accords. The group, according to the PNN, aims to help Palestinian farmers in these lands […]

11 Oct
7:42

Olive Harvesters Attacked by Settlers near Nablus

Israeli settlers, on Wednesday, attacked Palestinian farmers while they were harvesting olives in the village of Kufr Qalil, to the south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in Nablus area, told WAFA that Israeli settlers from the illegal Brakha […]

08 Oct
7:51

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians In Their Olive Orchards Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonists attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees in their own orchards, in Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinians were assaulted by many colonists from Yitzhar illegal settlement, which was built on Palestinian lands south of Nablus. […]

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 […]

26 Jun
2:52

Israeli Colonists Uproot Dozens of Olive Saplings Near Nablus

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

17 May
7:59

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Dozens of Olive Trees East of Tubas

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

11 Apr
1:41

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 18 Olive Trees Near Salfit

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

10 Apr
9:26

Israeli Colonizers Uproot 310 Olive Trees Near Jerusalem  

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

09 Mar
9:54

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

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

10 Feb
12:45

Illegal Israeli Colonists Uproot 400 Palestinian Olive Saplings Near Ramallah

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

06 Feb
10:10

700 Olive Seedlings Uprooted by Israeli Settlers near Nablus

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

27 Jan
9:10

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

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

16 Jan
1:10

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

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

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

07 Nov
2:36

Settlers Steal Olive Crops from Village in Nablus Area

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

06 Nov
5:58

Soldiers Attack Olive Harvesters near Qalqilia

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

29 Oct
1:51

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut Palestinian Olive Trees In Bethlehem

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

18 Oct
12:23

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

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

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

16 Oct
4:40

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Picking Olives Near Nablus

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

15 Oct
5:59

British Consulate to Support Palestinian Olive Harvest

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

13 Oct
3:59

The West Bank Olive Harvest, In Light of Settler Attacks

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

25 Aug
11:03

Nablus: Dozens of Olive Trees Destroyed by Israeli Forces

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

16 Aug
10:20

Army Uproots Olive Trees Near Tulkarem

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

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

10 Aug
8:33

Army Bulldozes 500 Olive Saplings near Salfit

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

20 Jul
11:01

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

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

13 Jun
6:47

Army Flares Set Fire to Dozens of Olive Trees

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

06 Apr
6:25

East Jerusalem: Israeli Police Uproot and Burn Olive Saplings

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

23 Dec
1:43

45 Olive Trees Destroyed by Settlers

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

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

23 Dec
12:19

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

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

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

29 Nov
12:21

Olive Harvesters Driven From Lands in Burin

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

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

16 Nov
6:51

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

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

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

25 Oct
4:39

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

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

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

14 Oct
8:53

Settlers Burn Olive Fields, Attack International Activist near Nablus

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

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

30 Sep
1:44

More West Bank Olive Trees to be Uprooted

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

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

09 Sep
11:45

Israeli Extremists Burn Olive Orchards Near Nablus

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

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