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Resource: What is the E1 area, and why is it so important?

972 Magazine | Dec 2, 2012 In response to the Palestinian statehood bid, the Israeli government has decided to promote zoning plans for the area known as E1, northeast of Jerusalem. The project is intended to link annexed East Jerusalem with the mega-settlement of Ma’aleh Adumin, thus finally making the creation of a contiguous Palestinian […]

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Israel closes Palestinian school to make way for army training area | @UNOCHA @DCI_Palestine @UNESCO

MEMO | May 16, 2012 Israel’s civil administration in the occupied West Bank has ordered the closure of a Palestinian primary school in the village of Khirbit Jinba, in the hills south of Hebron. A report in Haaretz newspaper said that this is to create a training area for the Israel Defence Forces. According to […]

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IOF soldiers open machinegun fire at residential quarters south of Gaza

[ PIC 01/04/2012 – 09:09 AM ] KHAN YOUNIS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened machinegun fire at Palestinian citizens and residential quarters east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, on Sunday morning, local sources said. The PIC reporter quoted eyewitnesses as saying that the soldiers stationed in Kissufim opened fire at a […]

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Settler violence rages in Nablus area

by Jonas Weber | 29 February 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Yesterday, violence erupted close to Joseph’s Tomb when settlers gathered near the site. Youths from Balata refuge camp came out to chase the settlers off but where kept at a distance by the soldiers that accompanied the illegal settlers as usual. This […]

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The truth behind another Israeli expulsion trick ~ by Amira Hass

Published 01:30 22.06.11 | Latest update 01:30 22.06.11 | Haaretz The artificial division between Areas A, B and C was supposed to be erased from the map, and dropped from the discourse, in 1999. Instead, Israel has sanctified and perpetuated it. By Amira Hass Of all places, it is in Azzariyeh, east of Jerusalem, that […]

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Fire destroys a large area of woods in mount Eibal in Nablus

[ 10/06/2011 – 08:08 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– A fire started Friday morning in the woods of Eibal mount to the north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus spreading to destroy large areas of the wood and continue until the writing of this report according to sources in the Palestinian fire brigades. Palestinian […]

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Israel Destroys Ancient Water Reservoir In Bethlehem Area

Sunday March 27, 2011 20:32 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Officials from the Palestinian Authority criticized the destruction this week of an ancient water well and reservoir southeast of Bethlehem used by Palestinian Bedouin shepherds as their main sources of water. Bedouin shepherds – Bethlehem area (archive image from Palestine Solidarity Project) Israel’s destruction […]

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B’Tselem : Stop mortar fire at populated areas in Gaza Strip

  On 22 March ’11, the Israeli military fired “Keshet” mortar shells at the Shaja’iya neighborhood east of Gaza City. The shells killed four Palestinian civilians, three of them from the same family, including two children. The media reported that the firing was a response to Palestinian firing at southern Israel a short time earlier. […]

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Israeli Forces Reimpose Curfew on Awarta use lot of violence, dogs and teargas

Date : 13/3/2011   Time : 12:52 NABLUS, March 13, 2011 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday reimposed curfew on Awarta, a town east of Nablus, following the killing of five settlers in the nearby Itamar settlement constructed on Awarta land. Sources in the town said Israeli forces are now breaking doors of houses, shops and cultural centers […]

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IOF demolishes two Palestinian homes in WB village

[ 11/01/2011 – 04:06 PM ]   QALQILIA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) escorted huge bulldozers while razing two Palestinian homes in Azun Atma village, southeast of Qalqilia, on Tuesday, witnesses said. They added that the IOF soldiers in 20 armored vehicles escorted officers from the so-called civil administration of the West Bank who supervised […]

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New Israeli plan to build 180 settlement units near Amlesson area in J’lem

[ 22/12/2010 – 04:37 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli municipal council in the occupied city of Jerusalem unveiled a new plan to establish a new settlement outpost of 180 housing units near Amlesson neighborhood, south of the holy city. Official from Amlesson society Jameel Lafi said this new plan is aimed at […]

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