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11 Oct
11:43

Israeli Settlers Attack Farmers near Nablus

A Palestinian farmer was injured, today, when illegal Jewish settlers attacked farmers who were picking olives outside the village of Tell, to the southwest of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources. Settlers from a nearby illegal outpost attacked the farmers while working in their own […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

29 Mar
4:35

Shepherds Detained near Hebron, Settlers Attack Farmers in Beit Ummar

March 29, 2015 4:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces, Saturday, detained a number of Palestinian shepherds for hours, after chasing them down in Masafir Yatta area, to the south of Hebron, according to a local activist.Coordinator of the popular committee in Southern Hebron, Rateb al-Jabour told WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency that Israeli soldiers detained the […]

09 Mar
8:59

Israeli Army Razes Lands near Bethlehem, Settlers Attack Farmers near Nablus

Israeli forces backed by bulldozers proceeded, Sunday, to level Palestinian-owned agricultural land in the village of al-Khader to the south of Bethlehem as a prelude to take it over, according to activist Ahmad Salah of the anti-settlements and wall committee.Salah said that the army razed agricultural land, in the area […]

17 Jan
8:50

Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Hebron, Settlers Attack Farmers

January 17, 2014 8:50 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Thursday Evening, January 16, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped two Palestinians. Israeli settlers attacked villagers and farmlands east of Hebron.Mohammad Awad, spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar, said that dozens of […]

10 Oct
8:45

Settlers Attack Farmers Harvesting Olives In Nablus Area

October 10, 2011 8:45 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers harvesting their olive trees on Monday morning in the village of ‘Azmoot, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, the Ma’an News Agency reported.Ghassan Douglas, a Palestinian official in charge of the settlement file (information about settlement activities) at the Palestinian […]

28 Apr
4:26

Settlers Attack Farmers Near Salfit, Several Wounded

Palestinian sources in Salfit, in the central West Bank, reported Wednesday that a group of at least ten armed Israeli settlers violently attacked several farmers in Wadi Qana, near Salfit, and hurled stones at them. Eyewitnesses reported that several farmers, including an 84-year-old woman, were injured. Some of the wounded […]

24 Mar
3:54

Settlers Attack Farmers At Different Locations In The West Bank

Armed Israeli settlers attacked on Tuesday Palestinian farmers in different locations in the occupied West Bank. In the village of Qauit, northern West Bank, settlers prevented dozens of farmers from reaching their land. Witnesses said that settlers used guns and threatened to open fire at the farmers should they try […]

12 May
3:58

Army setup checkpoint while settlers attack farmers in the West Bank

May 12, 2007 3:58 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

Palestinian security sources said that Israeli forces set up a number of mobile checkpoints between the northern West bank cities of Jenin and Nablus in the northern West Bank on Saturday morning. Soldiers stopped and searched Palestinian cars which obstructed the movement of civilians between the two nearby cities. In […]

09 Apr
11:41

Soldiers arrest resident in Hebron, settlers attack farmers and shepherds

Sunday at dawn, Israeli soldiers arrested one resident in Bani Neim village, east of Hebron, after invading it. Settlers, on the other hand, attacked on Saturday evening dozens of shepherds and farmers south and east of Yatta village, south of Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society reported […]

05 Sep
6:41

Settlers attack farmers, shepherds near Hebron

An extremist settler group attacked on Sunday morning, Palestinian shepherds and farmers in Al ‘Adra near Yatta village, south of the West Bank city of Hebron. Resident Ahmad Al Shawaheen, from Yatta told the WAFA news agency that 15 armed settlers of Ma’oun settlement attacked the farmers and shepherds and […]

13 Mar
10:11

Five injured as settlers attack farmers near Hebron

A Palestinian medical source in Hebron, south of the West Bank, reported that five farmers from the village of Yatta were severely bruised after a group of extremist settlers attacked them as they worked in their fields on Saturday morning. The source stated that the injured residents; three women and […]

25 Mar
5:25

Two Palestinian Farmers Attacked, Injured by Israeli Settlers near Ramallah

Israeli settlers, on Tuesday, attacked Palestinian residents of the village of Umm Safa, northwest of Ramallah, injuring two, according to the head of the village council.. Marwan Sabbah told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that illegal colonial settlers attacked Palestinian farmers with sharp tools as they worked on their land, injuring […]

31 Oct
3:26

Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Palestinian Olive Farmers

Illegal Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers Wednesday, throwing rocks, and injuring at least three harvesters. In the town of Huwwara, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Ghassan Daghlas, a local monitor of settler violence, told WAFA that a group of colonists from the illegal Yitzhar settlement, threw […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

15 Jan
5:11

Several Farmers Injured After Being Attacked By Settlers Near Bethlehem

January 15, 2013 5:11 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

The Radio Bethlehem 2000 reported, Tuesday, that several Palestinian farmers, from Tequa’ village, east of Bethlehem, were injured after being attacked by a group of extremist settlers as they were heading to their lands.Head of the Tequa’ Village Council , Taiseer Abu Mfarrih, stated that several members of the As-Sabah […]

20 Oct
7:08

Farmers Attacked By Settlers And Soldiers In Nablus And Hebron

October 20, 2012 7:08 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli settlers and soldiers attacked, Friday, Palestinian farmers working on their lands in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, several injuries were reported.In Nablus, one woman suffered various cuts and bruises after a group of extremist […]

13 Oct
12:35

Palestinian Injured As Settlers Attacked Farmers In Hebron

October 13, 2012 12:35 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, reported that one resident was injured after a group of extremist Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian family picking its olive trees. The sources said that the settlers attacked members of Abu Aisha family, in Tal Romedia neighborhood, […]

29 Oct
4:25

Settlers Attack Palestinian Farmers in Nablus

October 29, 2011 4:25 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli settlers attacked, on Saturday morning, Palestinian farmers in the village of ‘Azmout, near the West Bank city of Nablus, preventing them from harvesting their olive trees, the Maan News Agency reported.Ghassan Douglas, Palestinian liaison official in charge of Israeli settlements activities at the Palestinian National Authority, in […]

28 Dec
9:18

Israeli Settlers Set Fire to Agricultural Lands and Attack Farmers Near Nablus

December 28, 2010 9:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

On Monday, dozens of Israeli settlers torched agricultural lands and attacked Palestinian farmers near Madame village, south of Nablus.According to local sources, there were some 37 settlers from the nearby Yitzhar settlement, who arrived in the village divided in four separate groups and started harassing farmers. The burning of the […]

01 Sep
3:09

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Farmers Near Salfit

September 1, 2010 3:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, Salfit 0

A group of Israeli settlers opened fire at a group of Palestinian farmers while working on their lands near the village of Deir Istiah, near Salfit In the northern West Bank, Palestine News Network reported.The head of the village council Nazmi Salman said the three farmers were surprised to see […]

15 Oct
1:11

One injured as settlers attack Palestinian farmers in northern West Bank

October 15, 2009 1:11 AM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

A Palestinian farmer was injured on Wednesday when Israeli settlers attacked people while going to their lands near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Farmers from Qaruit village were on their way to their land to harvest their olives when settlers from the nearby illegal settlement of Aalli attacked […]

15 Apr
1:46

Under protection of Israeli army, Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers near Bethlehem

A group of radical Israeli settlers from the settlement of Efrat attacked Palestinian farmers from the nearby village of Al Ma'ssarah, located near the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Monday before noon. The farmers said that they were farming their lands when at least a group of 15 […]

29 Mar
1:48

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers near Hebron

On Friday morning a group of Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Havet Ma'un, built on privately-owned Palestinian lands near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked a group of Palestinian farmers who were working in their lands near the settlement. A group of eight settlers attacked two […]

25 Feb
4:30

Israeli army and settlers attack Palestinian farmers near Hebron

February 25, 2008 4:30 AM Ghassan Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli troops and settlers attacked Palestinian farmers in the village of Al Towani, located near the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Sunday morning. Members of the Christian Peace Maker Team (CPT), told IMEMC that as farmers grazed their sheep near their village, Israeli troops attacked […]

16 Jan
1:21

Israeli Settlers and troops attacked farmers and journalists in Bili’n village near Ramallah

January 16, 2008 1:21 AM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

On Tuesday a group of armed settlers and Israeli troops attacked Palestinian farmers and a journalist in Bili’n village located near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The farmers stated that they were working on their land located near the illegal Israeli wall that is being built by Israel […]

02 Jun
3:21

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers in a village near Ramallah

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers and shepherds working on their land in the village of Dier Nitham, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, on Saturday afternoon.The farmers reported that they were working their land alongside some local shepherds when a group of armed Israeli […]

15 May
7:11

Armed Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers and injure two near Hebron

A group of armed Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers east of Hebron city in the southern West Bank on Tuesday afternoon. Palestinian media sources reported that around 20 armed settlers from Kharsena, an illegal settlement that is built on stolen Palestinian land and is located to the east of Hebron […]

15 May
6:45

Armed Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers and injure two of them near Hebron

A group of armed Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers laboring their land located east of Hebron city in the southern West Bank on Tuesday afternoon.

04 May
1:18

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers and Israeli police near Hebron

A massive group of illegal Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian farmers while working on their lands that are close to an illegal settlement post near Bethlehem in the southern part of the West Bank on Friday morning. Sources told IMEMC that a small Israeli police were at the scene, when settlers […]

28 Apr
7:00

Israeli Settlers and troops attack Palestinian farmers and Israeli peace activists near Hebron

200 Israeli illegal settlers and soldiers attacked Palestinian farmers, international and Israeli peaceful activists who were protesting in stolen Palestinian land in Yatta village south of Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank on Saturday midday. The action was organized by the local civil committee in Yatta village […]

23 Apr
4:52

Israeli Settlers attack Palestinian farmers near Hebron and injure two

April 23, 2007 4:52 PM Ghassan Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Illegal Israeli settlers attacked and injured Palestinian farmers from the village of Halhol north of Hebron city in the southern part of the West Bank, while they were working on their land on Monday morning. The settlers from Kurmitsur settlement, which is located on stolen village land, attacked the farmers […]

13 Oct
2:07

Israeli police arrest 10 Israeli settlers, after attacks on Palestinian farmers

October 13, 2006 2:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

The Israeli online daily, Ha’aretz, reported that Israeli police have arrested 10 settlers from the illegal settlement of Hashmonia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, after they attacked Palestinian farmers working on their land, which is near the settlement. According to Ha’aretz it was found that the ten youths […]

04 Jul
1:23

Settlers attacks farmers from Tubass

A group of Israeli right wing settlers attacked local Palestinian farmers, forcing them off of their lands near the West Bank city of Tubass Tuesday morning. The settlers came from the nearby settlements of Mikhola and Sal’eet and attacked the farmers in the lands they own between the two settlements, […]

13 Jun
7:16

Army arrests one resident while settlers attacks farmers and burns fields in Hebron

The Israeli army troops have arrested one resident and settlers attacked and injured five farmers and burned their crops in Yata village south of the West Bank city of Hebron, on Tuesday morning. Settlers from the nearby illegal settlement of Ma’on, attacked the farmers who were collecting their crops, settlers […]

01 Apr
10:06

Settlers attack Palestinian farmers and international peace activists in Hebron

An extremist Israeli settler group of the Ramat Yishai illegal settlement outpost, in Hebron, attacked on Saturday three Palestinian farmers and a Swedish peace activist in Tal Romeida neighborhood in the center of the Old City of Hebron, dozens of olive trees were uprooted in a separate attack east of […]

30 Mar
6:15

Soldiers, settlers attack local farmers and international peace activists in Hebron

Israeli army troops and scores of extrimist right wing settlers attacked, on Thursday morning, dozens of farmers and international peace activists while planting trees in the West Bank city of Hebron. Farmers, Christian Peace Makers Teams (CPT), Red Crescent volunteers and Agricultural Relief volunteers organized celebrated the Land Day in […]

13 Mar
5:38

Israeli Settlers attack Palestinian farmers; injure four, including one child

A group of illegal Israeli settlers attacked several Palestinian residents of Sosia, located near the West Bank city of Yatta, south of Hebron, on Monday morning.  The Palestine News Network reported that the attack was carried out during a voluntary work session conducted by the Israeli organization Rabbis for Human […]

13 Feb
6:43

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers near Bethlehem

February 13, 2006 6:43 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

On Sunday afternoon, Israeli settlers beat two Palestinians from Taqoua town, southeast of Bethlehem, while they were working in their lands.  The victims were not identified, and Israeli security forces in the area refused to pursue the attackers.

28 Mar
6:24

Isareli Settlers Attack Palestinians, Injure One near Hebron

Israeli settlers attacked, on Friday, Palestinian herders and other civilians in the village of Al-Tuwani, south of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank, according to a local activist. Fo’ad Amour, a local rights activist, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that illegal colonial settlers, accompanied by attack dogs, assaulted herders […]

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 […]

27 Feb
6:21

Israeli Settlers Uproot Olive Trees on Palestinian Lands

Israeli settlers on Thursday uprooted hundreds of olive trees and vine trees in the town of al-Khader, south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. Emad Dadoo told WAFA that settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Eliazar uprooted approximately 200 olive trees and […]

Israeli settlers in the Jordan Valley (archive image)
01 Dec
1:08

Illegal Israeli Settlers Harass Palestinians and International Supporters

Israeli settlers today chased down Palestinian sheep herders and international supporters away from their pastures in the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank, according Aref Daraghmeh, a local activist. He said the settlers forced the sheep herders to leave the area and assaulted some of the international supporters who […]

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 […]

06 Nov
10:57

Settlers Steal Olive Harvest in Nablus Area

Israeli settlers, today, stole an olive harvest belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of al-Lubban al-Sharqiya, to the south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, according to a local source. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA  that, according to  a number of […]

04 Nov
8:36

Settlers Steal Olive Harvest in Nablus-District Town

Illegal Israeli settlers, Monday, stole the olive harvest of Palestinian farmers in the village of Qaryout, just south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Local sources said that a number of Palestinian farmers entered their olive groves adjacent to the encroaching nearby illegal settlement of Eli, but they […]

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 […]

24 Oct
1:57

Army Attacks Farmers, Volunteers, In Olive Orchards Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked Thursday, Palestinian farmers and volunteers picking olive trees in orchards owned by the residents in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded the Palestinian orchards, near the illegal Aliya colony, which was […]

24 Oct
7:26

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Farmers In Olive Orchards Near Jenin

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Wednesday, many Palestinians picking olive trees in their orchards in Ya’bad town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinians, from the local Atatra family in Ya’bad, said they were attacked by the colonists near Thaher al-‘Abed village. They added that […]

21 Oct
10:51

Foreign Ministry: “Attacking Palestinians Picking Olive Trees, A Serious Israeli Escalation”

The Palestinians Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates issued a statement, Sunday, strongly denouncing the latest Israeli violations, carried out by both soldiers and illegal colonialist setters, against the Palestinians and their olive orchards, and stating that this serious escalation that is part of new plans to build and expands […]

21 Oct
4:33

80-Year Old Israeli Rabbi Beaten by Right-Wing Israeli Settlers for Protecting Palestinian Farmers

A group of around 30 masked Israeli settlers attacked Israeli and international human rights activists on Wednesday, beating them with crowbars while they were protecting Palestinian farmers trying to harvest olives in the village of Burin, in the West Bank. Eighty year old Rabbi Moshe Yehudai told reporters that  he […]

21 Oct
4:00

Israeli Soldier Lightly Injured by Rock in Violent Clash With Settlers

The Israel Defence Forces told The Times of Israel that a soldier was lightly injured overnight Saturday, by a rock, during clashes between security forces and settlers near the illegal Yitzhar settlement, in the northern West Bank, The riots, involving approximately 30 settlers, who hurled stones at troops and punctured […]

20 Oct
2:30

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian, International Activists, In Olive Orchards Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, Palestinian villagers and international solidarity activists, while picking olive trees in Palestinian orchards in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Tha Maan News agency qouted Ziad Salah, the coordinator of the Palestinian Agricultural Relief Society, stating that the […]

18 Oct
12:05

Illegal Colonists, Soldiers, Attack Palestinian Farmers Trying To Pick Their Olive Trees

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers and soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian farmers while trying to enter their own orchards to pick their olive trees in the ash-Shu’ab area, between the villages of Burqa and Beitin, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The head of Burqa Village […]

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 […]

Israeli settlers invade southern Nablus (archive image)
12 Oct
10:54

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees In Burin

October 12, 2019 10:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, Palestinian farmers while picking their own olive trees in their orchards, in Burin village, 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 […]

29 Sep
5:18

Olive Harvest Stolen by Settlers in Nablus

Israeli settlers, today, attacked Palestinian farmers while working on their own farms, near the village of Deir Sharaf, to the west of Nablus City, in the northern occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA that a group of Israeli […]

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 […]

Friday protest 8/16/19 (image by Ghassan Bannoura)
16 Aug
8:11

Four injured as Israeli troops attack a nonviolent protest east of Ramallah

Four non-violent demonstrators were injured, and dozens of others were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation as Israeli troops attacked on  Friday a nonviolent protest organized at the village of Kufer Malek, east of the central west Bank city of Ramallah. Among those injured were Jamiel Qassass, who […]

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 […]

01 Mar
9:16

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Attack Al-Mughayir Village

A number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Friday, Ein Samia and Marj ath-Thahab area, in the al-Mughayir village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the colonists came from an illegal outpost, which was built on private Palestinian lands, and assaulted many farmers and […]

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 […]

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
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’ […]

12 Jan
4:59

Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Nablus

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Saturday, Palestinian homes in Burqa village, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists attacked many homes in the northeastern […]

11 Jan
6:58

Extremist Settlers Uproot Saplings near Hebron

Israeli settlers, on Thursday, uprooted over 30 saplings belonging to Palestinian farmers in Tarqumia town, to the west of Hebron, said a local official. Head of the Agricultural Damage Documentation Section, Hashem Badarin, confirmed to WAFA that settlers from the nearby Telem settlement destroyed and uprooted over 30 olive, grape […]

07 Jan
5:57

Settler Attacks Tripled In 2018

Israeli settler attacks against Palestinians, in the occupied West Bank, tripled in 2018, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Sunday. The attacks became increasingly fatal. Israeli settlers carried out at least 482 attacks against Palestinians last year, up from only 140 in 2017, the daily said, according to Days of Palestine. The sattacks […]

20 Dec
11:14

Battir Lands Invaded by Israeli Settlers Building A New Road

The following is an interview, conducted by Ghassan Bannoura with the Mayor of Battir village about the invasion that took place earlier today. Q. Please introduce yourself and tell us what happened in the lands between Al-Makhrour area and Battir? (In Bethlehem governorate in the West Bank) And who are […]

19 Dec
10:48

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Lands Near Nablus

Dozens of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian farmlands in ‘Asira al-Qibliya town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and uprooted them. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists brought a bulldozer and other […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

30 Jul
8:27

Settlers Vandalize Ramallah-area Village

Israeli settlers vandalized Palestinian property in the village of al-Mughayyir, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, on Monday. Al-Mughayyir Mayor Amin Abu Alia said that Israeli settlers stormed the village predawn, on Monday, slashed tires of eight Palestinian-owned vehicles and sprayed racist, anti-Palestinian graffiti on the walls […]

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 […]

08 May
8:00

Colonial Settlers Dump Wastewater into Planted Palestinian Land

Israeli settlers, Tuesday, dumped wastewater into an agricultural land belonging to a Palestinian family in the town of Beit Ummar, to the north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, said a local official. Yousef Abu Maria, an anti-settlement activist in the town, told WAFA that settlers from the […]

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 […]

22 Feb
8:45

Settlers Attack Palestinians near Jenin

Israeli settlers attacked, on Wednesday, Palestinian vehicles near the town of Silat al-Zohor, to the south of West Bank city Jenin, and shouted anti-Arab slogans. Witnesses confirmed that settlers deployed near the settlement of “Homesh”, and attacked the vehicles of citizens and threw stones, amid racial chants. They pointed out, […]

03 Jan
7:32

Palestinian Injured by Shrapnel in Nablus, Settlers Erect Tents

A Palestinian was injured by bullet shrapnel on Tuesday, during clashes which broke out with Israeli soldiers in Salem village, to the east of Nablus, said medical sources. Ahmad Jibrel, head of the ambulance and emergency department of the Red Crescent in Nablus, told WAFA that paramedic crews dealt with […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

06 May
4:33

Wild Pig Released by Israeli Settlers Attacks Child in West Bank

A wild pig attacked, on Friday night, a 10-year-old child in the town of Yamoun, west of Jenin, causing injury to her hand, according to local sources. According to WAFA, they said that Alaa Houshieh was admitted to hospital after her hand was bit by a pig. Palestinians say Israeli […]

08 Jan
3:11

One Detained as Troops Attack Peaceful Protest near Qalqilia

Israeli troops attacked on Saturday a peaceful protest organized by Combatants for Peace, CFP, and the villagers of Ezbit Tabeeb, northern West Bank, against a new settlers road Israel is planning to build. Israeli and Palestinian activists joined the villagers of Ezbit Tabeeb and land owners in addition to local […]

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 […]

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 […]

Izbit Tabib Protest April 2016
08 Apr
6:54

4 Wounded, 5 Kidnapped as Israeli Troops Attack a Joint Israeli-Palestinian Peaceful Protest

Israeli soldiers on Friday blocked  a joint Israeli-Palestinian peaceful demonstration against the seizing of private Palestinian lands. The demonstration, led by activists from the ‘Combatants for Peace’ movement, is part of the local residents’ struggle against the plan to build the Nabi-Elias bypass road for Israeli settlers on private Palestinian […]

18 Dec
2:23

PCHR Weekly Report: 6 Palestinians dead from Israeli attacks; 96 wounded

December 18, 2015 2:23 PM 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 10 – 16 December 2015, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed 5 Palestinian civilians, and a child succumbed to her injuries, making a total of 6 […]

06 Dec
3:56

PCHR Weekly Report: 9 Palestinians Killed, 112 Wounded By Israeli Soldiers & Settlers this Week

December 6, 2015 3:56 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 26 Nov. – 02 Dec. 2015, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. 9 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children and […]

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,” […]