PNN reports that on Friday afternoon Jewish settlers moved on to land owned by Palestinian farmers from the village of Al Maleh in the Jordan Valley.Aref Daraghmeh, head of the village of council, told local media that the settlers took over 35 dunums of land (a dunum is about a quarter of acre) and started to plant olive trees.

It is not the first time that settlers have attempted to seize the land in question. Local people report that they have been seen in the locality on a number of occasions in recent weeks.