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Israel’s military releases Itamar probe findings

Published May 29, 2011 |  20:19 Young Awarta residents clean up on 12 April 2011, after the most recent  Israeli home-to-home invasions in the village. [MaanImages/Rami Swidan] TEL AVIV (Ma’an) — Israeli forces operating to protect the Itamar settlement in the northern West Bank failed to “fully implement the defensible means available,” despite assessments that […]

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Palestinian Homes in Awarta (Near Itamar) Ransacked by Israeli Security Forces – in pictures

Joshua Bloom on Apr 13th, 2011 | Rabbis for Human Rights – North America Following the March 11, 2011 massacre of the Fogel family in the West Bank settlement of Itamar, Israeli security forces’ investigation has honed in on the neighboring Palestinian village of Awarta. According to Israeli press reports, the IDF has imposed a […]

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Israel Arrests Awarta Village

13.04.11 – 14:31- PNN – Palestine News Network By Jameil Dababat – Over the past 33 days of constant Israeli military operation targeting the northern West Bank village of Awarta, near Nablus, it is now correct to say that the Israeli secret service and troops have arrested all the villagers, interrogating them and taking their […]

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Netanyahu approves building in Itamar settlement in WB

[ 12/04/2011 – 05:34 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu has approved construction plans of buildings in Itamar settlement north of the occupied West Bank, Hebrew media reported on Tuesday. Yediot Ahronot said that Netanyahu and his war minister Ehud Barak had agreed to the step, which would also allow development of buildings […]

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80 Year Old Woman arrested as Awarta arrests continue

[ 12/04/2011 – 05:47 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– An eighty-year-old woman was arrested as the Israel occupation force (IOF) causes havoc in Awarta village near Nablus in search for the killers of a family of five Jewish settlers in nearby Itamar. A burst of arrests took place after the IOF enforced a curfew on the […]

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Why are the security forces detaining hundreds in Awarta?

  Tuesday, April 12 2011|Yossi Gurvitz | +972 Magazine Former IDF Chief Rabbi calls for collective punishment of Palestinian villages in the West Bank In 1990, I was serving as an operations sergeant in the Dir El Balah – a town in the Gaza Strip – in the so-called Civil Administration. On Rosh Hashana of that year, a reservist […]

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Awarta 1 Month under Siege: Collective Punishment Beneath the Blanket of World’s Silence & Ignorance

SPECIAL TOPIC …continuous updates… occupiedpalestine | Apr 12, 2011 For 1 whole month now,  the Village of ‘ Awarta is under curfew, suffering of disgusting Israeli agrression, curfews, arrest, violent forced DNA tests. While actually,  no one at all has been charged officialy for the horrible killing of 5 Jewish Settlers in the nearby situated […]

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14 year old girl taken in the latest wave of Awarta arrests

11 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement   Halaa aged 6, kicked by soldiers as they raided her home On Saturday night the Israeli army once again raided Awarta, putting the village under curfew for the fifth time since the murder in the illegal settlement of Itamar on 11th March. Awarta is situated next to […]

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20 arrested as curfew continues in Awarta

[ 11/04/2011 – 12:16 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israel occupation forces (IOF) have enforced a curfew, escalated home searches and arrested dozens, including several women, as the attack on the Awarta village south of Nablus continues. Awarta mayor Qais Awwad said Monday that the IOF has concentrated operations since Monday morning in the […]

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Israeli Military Operation Continues in Awarta

11.04.11 – 10:53 | PNN Nablus – PNN – The Israeli military operation targeting the southern West Bank village of Awarta near Nablus continued on Monday for the third consecutive day. Troops Arresting Civilians in the West Bank – Archive The head of the village council, Qayes Awad, said that the village still lies under […]

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Settlers’ murder investigation turns into collective punishment

Sunday, April 10 2011| Noam Sheizaf | 972 Magazine The army has taken control over the village of Awarta, which lies near the settlement of Itamar, where 5 members of the Fogel family were murdered. According to reports, hundreds of Palestinians have been arrested, some beaten; all young men were forced to give DNA samples; […]

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Fresh IOF incursion in Awarta ends with detention of dozens

10/04/2011 – 09:14 AM NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed the village of Awarta, south east of Nablus, and rounded up tens of women and men before midnight Saturday, local sources said. They pointed out that the IOF soldiers entered the village in big numbers and imposed a curfew on some of its alleys […]

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PA condemns sweeping raids in Itamar investigation

April 9, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority’s media center issued a condemnation Friday, for what spokesman Ghassan Khatib called “the incessant abuse campaigns held by the Israeli occupation army, against the people of Awarta village.” The statement was issued the day an estimated 100 women, many in their 60s, were taken forcibly from […]

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ei: Village remains under siege weeks after settlement murders

Charlotte Silver, The Electronic Intifada, 8 April 2011 Israeli soldiers stop a Palestinian driver on the outskirts of Awarta village, 22 March. (Jafar Ashtiyeh/AFP) Awarta is a poor, sprawling village in the northern occupied West Bank. Surrounded by land that is now a vivid green from the winter rains, trails of cactus plants grow between […]

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Israel arrests over 100 Palestine women

PressTV – Thu Apr 7, 2011 6:38AM Palestinian women More than 100 Palestinian women have been arrested by Israeli forces in a village near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, local officials say. Hundreds of Israeli troops stormed the Awarta village after midnight and imposed a curfew after which they began rounding up the […]

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