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Settlers uproot 300 olive trees in ‘Awarta near Nablus

Maan News Agency | May 29, 2013 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers uprooted over 300 olive trees near the village of Awarta southeast of Nablus on Wednesday, a local official said. The Israeli liaisons office told its Palestinian counterparts that over 300 olive trees inside the fences of Itamar, settler-monitoring official Ghassan Daghlas told Ma’an. […]

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Soldiers told to bar non-Jews from settlement

Maan News Agency | Sept 19, 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers stationed at a settlement in the West Bank were instructed not to allow any non-Jews to enter the community, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported Wednesday. The military security coordinator of Bat Ayin settlement, near Bethlehem, instructed that not even Israeli non-Jews could […]

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Settlers Plan Race through Hebron to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Kiryat Arba Colony

In early February a “City of Ancestors Race” will take place in Hebron with hundreds of runners from throughout Israel, according to the Hebrew-language news site nrg.co.il. Colony of Kiryat Arba The 10 kilometer competitive race, conducted to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the nearby colony of Kiryat Arba, will pass by […]

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Factsheet | Israel’s Colonial Settlement Policy

Settlements (February 2010) The numbers of Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem and the West Bank was estimated in December 2005 as 438,088 it has undoubtedly now risen to more than 450,000. What is the history behind this? Who are the settlers and how do they relate to the Palestinians whose homes and land they are […]

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