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12 Jun
11:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Shepherds In Lebanese Territory

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two shepherds near Shebaa Lebanese town, and took them to the occupied Shebaa Farms, the Lebanese National News Agency has reported. The agency said the one of the abducted shepherds is from Lebanon, while the second is Lebanese. It added that the Lebanese Army […]

27 May
1:09

Settlers Attack Home in Qalqilia, Assault Shepherd in Tubas

Hordes of Israeli settlers, on Saturday, broke into a Palestinian home in Kafr Laqif village, Qalqilia, and placed an Israel flag on its rooftop. Local sources told a PIC reporter that Israelis from the illegal settlement of Karnei Shomron stormed the house of the Palestinian citizen Amin Jaber, in the […]

25 May
11:00

Illegal Colonists Injure A Palestinian Shepherd, Soldiers Abduct One

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Saturday, Palestinian grazing lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, wounding one shepherd, before Israeli soldiers arrived in the area, attacked the shepherds and abducted one. Aref Daraghma, a Palestinian human rights activist, said the illegal colonists chased several Palestinian shepherds in Khallet Hamad […]

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 […]

10 Mar
10:23

Illegal Colonists Bulldoze Palestinian Lands Near Nablus, Unleash Dogs On Shepherds Near Tubas

On Sunday, a group of illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of city of Nablus, bulldozed large areas of Palestinian lands, while another group of colonists unleashed their dogs on Palestinian shepherds near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Ghassan […]

09 Mar
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Detain Palestinians Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Saturday, four Palestinians shepherds, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, after illegal colonialist settlers assaulted them, and tried to force them out of the area. Omar Fuqaha, the field coordinator of Tubas Governorate, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers detained four […]

08 Mar
10:25

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

A group of Israeli colonialist settlers living illegally on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, in several areas, and chased them away. Palestinian nonviolent activist against Israel’s illegal colonialist activities, Aref Daraghma, said the colonists attacked the shepherds, and chased them along with […]

04 Mar
6:00

Colonial Settlers Chase Palestinian Shepherds from Grazing Land

Israeli settlers, Sunday, chased away Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in open fields near al-Sweida area, in the northern Jordan Valley,  said a local source. Aref Daraghmeh, a rights activist, said that settlers forced the shepherds out of the pastures and prevented them from herding their livestock. Israeli […]

24 Feb
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Fire on Shepherd in Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire towards Palestinian shepherds, on Saturday morning, in the besieged Gaza Strip. Witnesses told a Ma’an reporter that Israeli forces opened fire, targeting Palestinian shepherds who were herding their sheep in the Malaka area of the eastern Gaza Strip. No injuries were reported. The Israeli army also […]

23 Feb
8:20

Soldiers Abduct Three Shepherds Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, three Palestinian shepherds, south of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the soldiers, accompanied by […]

22 Feb
6:51

Shepherds Chased from Pastures in Jordan Valley, Beaten in Hebron

Shepherds herding their sheep, in the Ouja area of the Israeli-occupied Jordan Valley, were chased out of the open pastures by Israeli forces for no apparent reason, according to a local source. Aref Daraghmeh, a rights activist,  told WAFA that soldiers forced the shepherds, who were accompanied in their herding by […]

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 […]

13 Feb
3:36

Israeli Settlers Assault Palestinian Shepherd

A group of Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian man, causing him injuries, while he was herding his sheep in open areas of the northern Jordan Valley, on Tuesday. According to human rights activist Aref Daraghmeh, settlers from Rotem settlement, which is located on the Palestinians’ land in Al-Farisiyya town, chased […]

31 Jan
10:50

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Shepherds In Northern Plains

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Thursday, many Palestinian shepherds in grazing lands in the al-Farisiyya area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma, said the colonists chased the shepherds, and hurled stones at them and the flocks. He added […]

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 […]

30 Dec
8:12

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Shepherd In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian Shepherd in Ein al-Hilwa area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the soldiers attacked and abducted Ali Mohammad Awad while herding his sheep, and took him to an unknown destination. Daraghma added that illegal Israeli […]

10 Dec
6:32

Israeli Military Opens Fire Toward Gaza Fishermen and Shepherds

Israeli naval forces opened fire towards Palestinian fishermen, west of Rafah City and Khan Younis City, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Sunday. A Ma’an News Agency reporter said that naval forces repeatedly opened fire at fishermen within the permitted fishing zone, forcing them back to shore. Meanwhile, Israeli […]

23 Nov
2:08

Army Detains Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Friday, three Palestinian shepherds in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. Media sources said the two shepherds took their livestock to a Palestinian grazing area, east of the al-Farisiyya area. They said the soldiers attacked the three fishermen, identified as Hilal, Daraghma, Kamal Daraghma, […]

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 Oct
10:40

Israeli Colonialists Attack Shepherds, Steel A Sheep

A number of illegal extremist Israeli colonialists attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian shepherds in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, and stole a sheep. Aref Daraghma, a human rights activist, said the colonists chased several Palestinian shepherds, forcing them out of grazing lands, near the illegal Shidmot colony. Daraghma added […]

12 Aug
5:44

Palestinian Shepherds Chased Off Land by Occupation Forces

Israeli occupation forces, on Saturday, chased Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in open fields near the town of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron,  said a local activist, according to WAFA. Rateb al-Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Separation Wall and […]

15 Jul
7:54

Settlers Prevent Shepherds from Feeding Livestock in Jordan Valley

Illegal Israeli settlers, on Sunday, chased Palestinian shepherds out pasture areas near the village of Khallet Makahoul, in the northern  Jordan Valley, preventing them from grazing their livestock, said a local activist. Aref Daraghmeh, who monitors settlement activities in the Jordan Valley, said that settlers chased the shepherds and prevented […]

19 Jun
1:53

Army Opens Fire At Shepherds In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, at many Palestinian shepherds, hundreds of meters away from the border fence, in the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in Kissufim Crossing, fired many live rounds at shepherds, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. They added that the army […]

04 Apr
8:18

Israeli Forces Fire on Shepherds along Gaza Border

Israeli forces, Wednesday, opened fire on shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in pastures along Gaza borders with Israel, said WAFA sources. The shepherds were forced to leave the pastures located along the borders in fear of their lives. No injuries were reported. Earlier today, two Palestinians were shot and […]

25 Mar
9:38

Israeli Colonizers Attack A Palestinian Shepherd Near Hebron

A group of extremist Israeli colonizers attacked, Sunday, a Palestinian shepherd in grazing lands east Tawania area, in Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing fractures and bruises. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in […]

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, […]

21 Feb
10:46

Settlers Attack Palestinian Shepherd, Slaughter Sheep

Jewish Israeli settlers attacked and slaughtered, on Wednesday, 10 sheep belonging to a Palestinian herder in the Nablus area village of Einabus, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the north of the West Bank, told WAFA that settlers from Yitzhar attacked the herder and […]

03 Dec
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Shepherd In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a Palestinian shepherd in grazing lands, in the Northern Plains of the Jordan Valley, in the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers attacked shepherds in the area, close to Maskiot illegal colony, and abducted one of them. They added that the Palestinian has been identified […]

02 Dec
7:26

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Extremist Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, and forced them out of grazing lands, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. The colonists came from the illegal Rotem outpost, chased the farmers out of the grazing lands, and threatening to shoot them […]

29 Nov
12:39

Army Abducts Two Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinian Shepherds in Ein al-Hilwa and as-Sakout areas, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, for bringing their cattle to a distance of 2 kilometers away from Shidmot illegal colony. The soldiers attacked the two shepherds and abducted them, before moving […]

22 Apr
4:52

Israeli Soldiers Fire on Agricultural Lands, Shepherds in Gaza

Israeli forces, on Friday, opened fire on Palestinian agricultural lands and shepherds in the southern and central Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. Forces opened fire on Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock along the eastern border area of Johur Addik, in central Gaza. No injuries were reported. Forces also […]

22 Apr
4:39

VIDEO: Extremist Settlers Attack and Injure Activists Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds

Israeli media published  video on Friday night which shows  masked Israeli settlers attacking activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds in the occupied West Bank . The video show settlers throwing stones at the activists, who belong to the Ta’ayush organization, and tried to hit them with clubs near the Baladim outpost. Four […]

04 Feb
6:33

Illegal Israeli Colonizers Attack Shepherds In Northern Plains

On Saturday evening, several extremist Israeli colonists, living in outposts illegally established on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, attacked Palestinian Shepherds, and forced them out of grazing lands. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency quoted Aref Daraghma, an expert in Israeli settlements’ file and violations, stating that the […]

19 Oct
7:15

Settlers Erect Tents in Hebron, Force Out Shepherds

Dozens of Israeli settlers, on Sunday erected tents on Palestinian land located to the east of the town of Idhna, south of Hebron, chased Palestinian shepherds out and prevented them from grazing their livestock in the area, according to local sources. Sources told WAFA correspondence that settlers erected three tents […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

25 May
1:00

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Fishers; Army Fires On Shepherds, In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, Wednesday, targeting fishers in Palestinian waters, northwest of Gaza city, while the soldiers opened fire on shepherds and farmers, in different parts of the coastal region. The navy ships fired many live rounds on Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza […]

09 Apr
6:50

Army Attacks Shepherds near Gaza Border

Israeli soldiers on the border between the southern Gaza Strip and Israel, Saturday, opened machine gun fire on Palestinian shepherds. WAFA correspondence reported that soldiers, stationed at watchtowers along the borderline area, opened fire on shepherds to the east of Rafah, in the southern Strip. Following disengagement from the Gaza […]

25 Mar
2:07

Gaza; Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Palestinian Fishing Boats; Army Fires On Shepherds

Israeli navy ships opened fire, earlier on Friday morning, targeting a number of Palestinian fishing boats, while the soldiers, stationed across the border fence, opened fire on shepherds, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Several navy ships fired rounds of live ammunition on a number of Palestinian fishing […]

10 Feb
1:25

Settlers Assault Shepherd near Hebron

February 10, 2016 1:25 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli settlers, on Tuesday, physically assaulted and injured a Palestinian shepherd in Masafer Yatta, a Bedouin area to the south of Hebron, while he was grazing sheep, according to local sources.Coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Commission in Hebron, Rateb Jabour, told WAFA that Israeli settlers from a nearby illegal settlement physically […]

14 Dec
9:21

Jordan Valley: Settlers Unleash Dogs on Shepherd

Israeli settlers, Sunday, unleashed dogs on a Palestinian shepherd in the northern Jordan Valley, causing him a serious injury in his foot, according to local sources.Aref Daraghmeh, who monitors settlement activities in the Jordan Valley, said settlers from the illegal settlement of Maskiyaot unleashed dogs at 18-year-old Rami Daraghmeh, causing […]

02 Sep
3:35

Woman Injured, Eight Shepherds Kidnapped Near Nablus

September 2, 2015 3:35 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, Wednesday, an elderly Palestinian woman, and kidnapped eight shepherds and farmers, in Salem village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.Medical sources in Nablus said an elderly woman, identified as Mahfoutha Eshteyya, 75 years of age, attempted to defend her son as Israeli […]

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 […]

25 Feb
5:07

Nine Kidnapped from West Bank, Shepherds Prevented from Grazing Livestock

February 25, 2015 5:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli forces abducted, early on Tuesday, nine Palestinians, including three ex-detainees and three minors, and summoned another from West Bank districts. Soldiers also prevented Yatta shepherds from grazing their livestock.WAFA correspondence reports that Israeli forces raided Qalandia refugee camp to the north of Jerusalem, where they broke into and ransacked […]

20 Feb
2:12

Israeli Extremists Attack A Palestinian Shepherd Near Hebron

February 20, 2015 2:12 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a shepherd was injured after a group of Israeli extremists attacked him, east of Yatta town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.The sources said Jibreel Mohammad No’man, 55 years of age, suffered various cuts and bruises in Eqwewiss area, east of Yatta. […]

17 Feb
11:52

Israeli Soldiers Target Shepherds and Fishermen in Khan Younis, Jabaliya

February 17, 2015 11:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces opened fire, on Tuesday morning, towards Palestinian shepherds near the cemetery in Jabaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip, while Israeli gunboats targeted fishing boats in Khan Younis, last night, in Gaza’s southern region.According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, security forces reported that a number of soldiers exited […]

17 Sep
12:10

Israeli Settlers Attacked Internationals and a Palestinian Shepherd

September 17, 2014 12:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On September 14th, two Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian shepherd and two international near the Israeli outpost of Mitzpe Yair, in the South Hebron Hills area. During the aggression, the settlers stole video cameras from the internationals and broke one of their phones. 15th September | Operation Dove | At […]

27 Aug
1:21

Shepherds Detained for Crossing a Road

August 27, 2014 1:21 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report 0

While shepherding approximately 1 km south of Qawawis, a village south of al-Khalil (Hebron), on Sunday 24th near the illegal settlement and army base of Suseya, three shepherds were stopped by the Israeli army and detained for 20 minutes.26th August 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Qawawis The three shepherds […]

30 Jun
2:00

VIDEO: Shepherd Detained by Israeli Soldiers

June 30, 2014 2:00 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

On June 27th, Israeli soldiers detained a Palestinian shepherd from the South Hebron Hills village of Saddith Thala. He was accused of throwing stones towards a setter’s car, passing on the Bypass road 317. He was released, as there was no evidence to support the charges. 29th June 2014 | […]

18 Mar
7:47

Settlers Continue to Attack Palestinian Shepherds

On Sunday, March 16, during the Jewish holiday of Purim, Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians and Internationals on Palestinian fields near Mitzpe Yair illegal outpost.(ISM/Al Ray) In the morning, four Palestinian shepherds from the village of Qawawis were grazing their flocks south of the Israeli outpost of Mitzpe Yair, when a […]

01 Mar
10:13

Farmers Barred from Lands in Hebron, Shepherds Attacked East of Bethlehem

Israeli forces, on Saturday, prevented Palestinian farmers in the Hebron district from accessing their privately owned land, local popular committee spokespeople said.Nidal al-Haddar, a spokesman for the popular committee in the southern Hebron district, reported to Ma’an News Agency that Palestinian farmers were sent home at gunpoint when they attempted […]

25 Feb
9:33

Settlers Uproot Olive Trees and Attack 65-year-old Shepherd

Israeli settlers destroyed 150 olive trees in Al-Khader, a Palestinian village south of Bethlehem, and assaulted an old Palestinian shepherd near Nablus, Monday at noon. Ahmed Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Al-Khader, said that the settlers uprooted and destroyed more than 150 […]

15 Feb
2:09

Soldiers Kidnap Palestinian Shepherd Near Hebron

February 15, 2014 2:09 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

[Friday, February 14, 2014] Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlement in Hebron, Rateb Jabour, stated that Israeli soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian shepherd, east of Yatta city. The Palestinian was kidnapped after being attacked by Israeli settlers.Jabour said that the soldiers assaulted and kidnapped, Nael Khalil Abu […]

10 Feb
3:07

VIDEO: Settlers Assault Israeli Peace Activist Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds

February 10, 2014 3:07 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

A number of right-wing Israeli settlers were caught on tape, Saturday, attacking an Israeli peace activist accompanying Palestinian shepherds and farmers through Palestinian lands at Shweika village, south of the Hebron Mountains area, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The attack took place on Saturday morning [February […]

15 Jul
8:20

Palestinian shepherd attacked by settlers in the South Hebron Hills

On Sunday, settlers from the illegal outpost of Mitzpe Yair attacked Omar Jibril Ahmad Hoshiya, 28, as he was tending to his animals. He suffered several broken teeth and extensive bruising, and was taken to a hospital in Yatta for treatment. Rateb al-Jabour, a coordinator of the popular committee against […]

23 Jun
11:48

Settlers Attack Shepherds, Burn Orchards Near Nablus

June 23, 2013 11:48 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Local sources have reported Saturday [June 22] that several extremist Israeli settlers of the Bracha illegal settlement, attacked Palestinian shepherds in the southern area of Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The settlers then burnt 20 Dunams of Palestinian olive orchards.The sources said that at […]

30 May
4:31

Palestinian Shepherd Injured Near Hebron

May 30, 2013 4:31 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Thursday May 30 2013, Palestinian medical sources have reported that a shepherd was attacked by a number of Israeli soldiers, near Yatta city, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Hebron, stated that the soldiers violently […]

17 Mar
10:38

Army Attacks, Detains Palestinian Shepherds Near Hebron

March 17, 2013 10:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Saturday March 16, 2013, Israeli soldiers attacked and detained five Palestinian shepherds in Yatta town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee in Hebron, stated that the soldiers detained several Palestinian shepherds, violently attacked and beat them, and forced them out of their […]

12 Mar
1:21

Israeli security officer brutally beats unarmed Palestinian shepherd

March 12, 2013 1:21 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli activists caught on film an attack by an Israeli settlement security guard on a Palestinian shepherd Monday, near the Palestinian village of Susya in the southern West Bank on Monday.The shepherd was identified as Na’al Abu Aram, but the Israeli security guard, apparently from the Israeli illegal outpost called […]

20 Feb
11:34

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Nablus, Hebron

February 20, 2013 11:34 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Wednesday February 20; several extremist Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of the settlements file at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the […]

06 Feb
10:39

Palestinian Shepherd Injured After Being Attacked By Settlers Near Nablus

February 6, 2013 10:39 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian shepherd was attacked, on Wednesday afternoon, by a group of extremist Israeli settlers west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.The Maan News Agency reported that Khaled Mahmoud Barry, 42, from Amateen village, suffered various cuts and bruises. The settlers who attacked […]

02 Sep
2:28

Israeli Army Opens Fire at Shepherds Herding Livestock in Gaza; 30 Sheep Killed

September 2, 2012 2:28 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Quds Press Media Agency reported Sunday that Israeli soldiers, stationed at military towers across the border, opened automatic fire at Palestinian shepherds herding their sheep in central Gaza, killing 30 sheep; the shepherds were not harmed.The attack took place east of Juhr ad-Deek town, in central Gaza. The shepherds […]

10 Aug
3:59

Shepherd Shot by Israeli Army Denied Right to Sue

August 10, 2012 3:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

An Israeli commander has ruled that a Palestinian shepherd who was shot by the Israeli military three years ago will not be allowed to sue for damages.The Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported that the military signed a document disallowing the three year old lawsuit filed by Mohammed Shamasna, but the military […]

20 Apr
5:36

Shepherd Seriously Wounded by Gun Fire in the Jordan Valley

A Palestinian shepherd has been seriously wounded on Friday by Israeli gunfire, according to Agence France Presse and Lebanese news site, al-Akhbar.Quoting Palestinian security sources, al-Akhabr states that the 18 year old man, named as Yasser Kaabneh, was tending to his flock north of the city of Tubas in the […]

09 Apr
5:17

On Video; Soldiers Abuse Elderly Shepherd, Sheep Near Hebron

A volunteer with the Israeli Information Center in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem) documented on film a group of Israeli soldiers abusing a Palestinian shepherd and his sheep, after the soldiers claimed that he refused to remove his herd from the outskirts of Otniel illegal settlement, south of the southern West […]

04 Feb
3:50

Israeli settlers beat Palestinian shepherd

A group of Israeli settlers from the Mehola settlement in the Jordan Valley, in the northeastern part of the West Bank, approached a Palestinian shepherd who was tending his sheep and beat him with sticks and clubs on Friday.Medical sources reported that 20-year old Mahdi Daraghma was admitted to the […]

08 Dec
6:12

Settlers Open Fire At Palestinian Shepherds Near Nablus

December 8, 2011 6:12 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

A group of extremist Israeli settlers opened fired, on Thursday, at a group of Palestinian shepherds tending their sheep in the eastern hills of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.The shepherds told the Palestinian News and Info Agency, WAFA, that four armed settlers approached them, near the village of […]

28 Oct
8:18

Palestinian Shepherd Wounded In Rafah

October 28, 2011 8:18 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that a shepherd was shot and injured, on Thursday evening, after an Israeli soldier based near the border with Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, fired rounds of live ammunition at him. The shepherd, Mustafa Ermaylat, 32, was grazing his sheep, when the […]

23 Jul
7:44

Settlers Attack Shepherd Near Nablus

Fundamentalist Israeli settlers attacked on Friday evening a Palestinian farmer near Qasra village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and killed two of his sheep.Dozens of settlers, who lived in the Ein Ad illegal settlement that was evacuated by the army nearly two months ago, came to […]

29 May
4:26

Group of 12 Israeli settlers severely beat elderly Palestinian shepherd

An elderly Palestinian shepherd, Hamad al-Kett, 67, was admitted to the hospital on Friday with a fractured skull, internal bleeding, and bruising throughout his body, after he was attacked and beaten by a group of 12 Israeli settlers south of Nablus.The incident took place in Madama village, near the city […]

05 May
2:45

Settlers Attack Palestinian Shepherd Near Nablus

Palestinian sources reported that Israeli settlers assaulted a Palestinian shepherd in Qusra village, near Nablus, on Wednesday and killed one of his sheep.Resident Abdul-Rahman Mousa Abdul-Rahim Abu Reyada, 44, was attacked by 3 armed settlers from Shilo settlement, who entered the land of Qusra village on foot. According to local […]

09 Jan
8:33

Israeli Authorities Demolish Shepherd Hotel In Sheikh Jarrah

January 9, 2011 8:33 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli Authorities and the Jerusalem Municipality demolished on Sunday morning the old building of the Shepherd Hotel in Sheikh Jarrah, in occupied East Jerusalem.Several bulldozers started the leveling of the hotel under significantly increased presence of Israeli policemen and soldiers. The destruction of the hotel comes as Israel intends […]

24 Dec
4:52

Shepherd killed; 3 injured in Northern Gaza

December 24, 2010 4:52 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli army fired at four Palestinian farmers and shepherds in the northern part of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing one and wounding three, local sources reported.Troops opened fire on a number of Palestinians, leaving four of them wounded. After being brought to the hospital, 22-year old Salamah Abu […]

20 Dec
6:02

Teenage shepherd shot and injured by Israeli troops in Gaza

December 20, 2010 6:02 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

On Sunday, Israeli soldiers stationed on the northern border between Gaza and Israel shot a Palestinian shepherd, 19, who was herding his sheep and allegedly came ‘too close to the border’.Over the last two years, Israeli forces have expanded the zone which they term the ‘kill zone’ along the border […]

13 Sep
8:50

Three shepherds, including elderly man, killed by Israeli forces in northern Gaza

September 13, 2010 8:50 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Late Sunday evening, Israeli forces stationed on the Gaza-Israel border fired tank shells across the border into the Gaza Strip, killing three shepherds – although Israel claims the men were fighters preparing to fire a homemade shell into Israel.The men who were killed were identified as 19-year old Ibrahim Abu […]

01 Feb
11:13

Lebanese Shepherd Arrested By Israel, Handed To UNIFIL

February 1, 2010 11:13 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A Lebanese Military source reported Monday, that a Lebanese Shepherd who accidentally crossed into Israel on Sunday night was handed to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).The shepherd, Rabee Zahra, was sent to the Al Naqoura Border Crossing, and was handed to the UNIFIL. He was herding his […]

18 Dec
11:14

The Shepherds Field Readies For Christmas

December 18, 2009 11:14 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Holy sites, News Report 0

The city of Beit Sahour, known as the Shepherds Field where, according to the Bible, the angel appeared to the Shepherded and asked them to follow the star to Bethlehem, started Christmas decorations and preparations in order to ensure a joyful and peace Christmas in the city of peace.The main […]

04 Aug
8:29

The Israeli army attacks Palestinian shepherds in Tubas city.

Local sources reported that the Israeli army attacked Palestinian shepherds in the West Bank city of Tubas on Monday morning. Local sources reported that a number of Israeli troops attacked the shepherds and confiscated their herds. Israeli troops took the herds to a nearby Israeli military camp. Shepherds reported that […]

06 Jul
11:33

Masked Israeli Settlers attack shepherds near Hebron

The Israeli Information Center For Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem) published video footage on Friday showing masked Israeli settlers carrying batons and attacking Palestinian shepherds near the illegal settlement of Susia near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The video footage showed four masked settlers carrying sticks […]

19 May
11:05

Hebron: Israeli settlers and troops attack shepherds; kidnap one

A group of Israeli settlers, supported by Israeli troops, on Monday attacked Palestinian shepherds, kidnapping one, near the village of Yatta in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Witnesses said that a group of armed settlers from the Nuf-Nisher settlement attacked the shepherds while they were herding their sheep […]

26 Mar
11:39

Israeli settlers open fire at Palestinian shepherds near Hebron, injuring three sheep.

March 26, 2008 11:39 PM Ghassan Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli settlers from illegal settlement of Havet Ma’on south of Hebron city, in the southern West Bank, opened fire at Palestinian shepherds and their sheep on Wednesday midday injuring three sheep. Christian Peace Maker Teams, (CPT), an American human rights group working in the Hebron area, told […]

20 Mar
10:19

Israeli settlers attack shepherds near Hebron

March 20, 2008 10:19 PM Ghassan Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds from Towani village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Thursday. Villagers told IMEMC that several boys and old women were grazing their family herds on village land near the Ma’oun Settlement, a group of settlers and Israeli soldiers […]

15 Mar
6:52

Israeli police attacks shepherds in Hebron

March 15, 2008 6:52 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

The Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, reported on Friday that Israeli Border Policemen attacked several Palestinian shepherds grazing their sheep and working in their olive groves in Khourba valley.The policemen were trying to force the shepherds out of a Palestinian orchard […]

10 Jan
7:54

Israeli abduction of Lebanese shepherd ignored by media

In the second such incident since the 2006 war, two rockets fired from within Lebanon struck Israel Monday night. The news understandably made headlines in Israel, and was featured as a major story by all the major Western news outlets such as CNN and the BBC, coming just before President […]

26 Apr
6:43

Israeli army detains Palestinian shepherds near Nablus

April 26, 2007 6:43 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

The Israeli army detained a group of Palestinian shepherds for several hours south of Nablus city in the northern part of the West Bank on Thursday. Local sources reported that a group of Palestinian shepherds were herding their sheep on farm land that belongs to Qariot village south of Nablus. […]

26 Mar
3:18

One Palestinian shepherd found dead near a settlement in northern West Bank

March 26, 2007 3:18 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News brief 0

A Palestinian shepherd found dead near an Israeli settlement located near the city of Nablus in northern West Bank on Monday morning.

26 Mar
3:17

One Palestinian shepherd found dead near a settlement in northern West Bank

March 26, 2007 3:17 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

A Palestinian shepherd was found dead near an Israeli settlement located near the city of Nablus, in northern West Bank on Monday morning. Palestinian sources reported that Mohamed Bani Jaber, 54, from the village of Aqraba south of Nablus was found dead near the barbed wire fence of the Itamar […]

20 Feb
4:36

Army detains a number of Palestinian shepherds east of Tubass city

Israeli forces detained on Tuesday midday a number of Palestinian shepherds who were herding their sheep in farm lands east of Tubass city, in the northern part of the West Bank. Local sources reported that soldiers took the IDs from the shepherds and then detained them. The army claimed that […]

30 Oct
3:08

Army attacks shepherds in Tammoun

October 30, 2006 3:08 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli troops attacked and chased Palestinian shepherds in Al Baq'a valley in Tammoun village, near the West Bank city of Tubas on Monday morning. Soldiers detained some of the shepherds since early dawn hours, chased and attacked several others after claiming that this area (Al Bak'a valley), which close to […]

10 Oct
8:51

Settlers attack shepherds in the Jordan Valley and threaten to kill them

October 10, 2006 8:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

A group of Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Rotem near the West Bank city of Tubass attacked and threatend to kill Palestinian shepherds on Thursday. The settlers attacked the shepherds, who were tending their flock just outside the city near the settlement, local sources reported. The settlers of […]

09 Oct
5:30

Shepherd huts attacked by Army east of Tubass

On  Monday at noon an  Israeli Army unit  invaded agricultural land, east of the West Bank city of Tubass and ransacked shepherds huts there. According to local sources, troops in 3 military jeeps stormed  farm lands to the east of Tubas they searched and ransacked shepherds huts and detained the […]

26 Sep
4:06

Army chases shepherds east of Tammoun

September 26, 2006 4:06 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers chased on Tuesday morning a group of Palestinian shepherds east of Tammoun village, near the West Bank city of Tubas. Eyewitnesses reported that troops stormed the shepherds' huts and then chased and attacked the shepherds. Soldiers claimed that the area is a closed military zone.

12 Aug
9:11

Israeli Army attacks shepherds huts in Al Bak’a Valley East of Tubas

Israeli army forces invaded and attacked shepherds’ huts in Al Bak’a Valley, East of the West Bank city of Tubas, on Saturday. Soldiers coming from the nearby Bekeot settlement attacked the shepherds’ huts, searched them and ransacked their belongings.  The soldiers also did not allow the shepherds to herd their […]

10 Aug
3:10

Army invades shepherds huts in the Jordan valley

Israeli army troops stormed shepherds’ huts is Al Maleh and Ein Al Helwa areas in the Jordan valley late Wednesday night. The shepherds reported that soldiers searched their huts and forced the farmers and their families out.

26 Jul
3:54

A settler opens fire on the shepherds in a Hebron town

An Israeli settler riding a car fired at two shepherds in Al Thahreyah town south of Hebron and killed three of their sheep Wednesday. Aser Al Tal, a resident of Al Thahreya reported that an armed Israeli settler driving a car fired at his brother Shafeeq Al Tal ,27, and […]

14 Jul
12:55

Army attacks shepherds huts east of Tubas

Troops from the Israeli army attacked shepherds huts east of the West Bank city of Tubas, Friday morning. Troops and army jeeps stormed the huts located on the farming lands east of Tubas near the village of Tamon. No arrests were reported, but army violence toward the shepherds was observed […]

12 Jul
3:59

Settlers kill shepherds dogs east of Salfit

A group of Israeli settlers killed on Wednesday several shepherds’ dogs and attacked the farmers in the lands located east of the West Bank city of Salfit. According to the farmers, a group of settlers driving around with jeeps and using hunting guns fired at the shepherds and killed several […]

03 Jul
4:52

Army attack shepherds in Al Borj area east of Tubass

Israeli army troops chased and attacked shepherds in the Borj area east of the West Bank city of Tubass Monday.  Soldiers attacked the shepherds while they were herding their sheep and forced them to leave the area. Soldiers also attacked shepherds who refused to leave the area, local sources reported. […]