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Israel displaces Palestinian families, razes their homes in Jordan Valley

[ PIC 17/03/2012 – 09:51 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) demolished on Thursday six Palestinian homes in the Jordan Valley and rendered their residents homeless. Eyewitness told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that Israeli bulldozers escorted by troops knocked down a three-room house owned by a Palestinian civilian called Ayman Ad’eis […]

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Israel Orders Jordan Valley Ponds Demolished

Wafa News Agency | March 12, 2012 JORDAN VALLEY, March 12, 2012 (WAFA) – The Israeli military authorities in the West Bank Monday handed Palestinian farmers orders to demolish two ponds used for collecting rain water in the northern Jordan Valley, according to local sources. Aref Daraghme, head of Al-Maleh village council, said Israeli soldiers […]

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Wadi Fuqeen: Palestine’s Valley of Hope and Despair – video

Film by Joshka Wessels, Jakob Schiller and Lubna Sharief | Redress 15 September 2011 The film Valley of Hope and Despair, by Joshka Wessels, Jakob Schiller and Lubna Sharief, illustrates how the Israeli occupation deprives Palestinians of their water resources and how illegal settlements continue to pour raw sewage into the many valleys of the […]

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IOF soldiers raze artesian water wells in central Jordan Valley

Israel, disguising under the religious flag of Judaism, is violating every law, even the laws of it’s G-d: “Not only the trees, rather whoever breaks vessels and rents garments, destroys a building and obstructs a wellspring, or wastes food in a destructive way transgresses the mitzvah of “Bal Tashchit” (“don’t destroy”)…” (Rambam, Mishna Torah, Hilchot […]

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More demolitions in the Jordan Valley

07 April 2011 | Jordan Valley Solidarity | International Solidarity Movement Al Samra On April 7th at 6 am the village of Al Aqaba woke up to find the Israeli Army destroying thier road and two homes. Two Caterpillar bulldozers were with the military jeeps. They demolished two concrete houses leaving two families homeless, one […]

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New Settlement Outpost in Jordan Valley, Army Threatens Arrests

PNN – Palestine News Network –  23.03.11 – 15:16 Tulkarm – PNN – At dawn on Wednesday morning a group of 25 Jewish settlers entered a group of tents in the northern Jordan valley area of Ein al-Helwa and set up a tent of their own, considered an illegal outpost. A settlement under construction (PNN […]

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Warning against Israeli plan to isolate Jordan Valley region

19/03/2011 – 07:48 AM   JENIN, (PIC)– The campaign, Save the Jordan Valley, warned of an Israeli scheme to isolate the Palestinian Jordan Valley region through building the eastern wall, which was announced by the Israeli premier. Coordinator of the campaign Fathi Khaddirat on Friday said that building a segregation wall in the east is […]

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Israel insists on occupation

PressTV –  Wed Mar 9, 2011 6:22PM Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel would refuse to withdraw its forces from major areas of the future Palestinian state. Describing the Jordan Valley as “Israel’s line of defense,” Netanyahu said Tuesday that the military would remain in the Valley — home […]

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Israeli Prime Minister vows to maintain military occupation of Jordan Valley

Wednesday March 09, 2011 10:13 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News During a tour around the eastern West Bank on Tuesday, the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu vowed to keep the Israeli military presence on the eastern border of the West Bank, which would mean that any future Palestinian ‘state’ would be an island, completely […]

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N. Jordan Valley sit-in highlights education dilemma under occupation

[ 27/02/2011 – 09:31 AM ]   JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– Palestinian activists sat in at the Ain al-Halwa school in the northern Jordan Valley on Saturday with hopes to raise awareness on the Israeli occupation which has rendered meeting the educational needs of Area C impossible. The ”save the Jordan Valley” campaign, one of the […]

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IOF arrests three minors in Silwan on Wednesday

[ 10/02/2011 – 11:40 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed several neighborhoods in the East Jerusalem district of Silwan Wednesday morning arresting three minors. They were identified as Abd Fayiz Zaitoun, 15, who is serving house arrest, Ammar Zaitoun, 15, and Baronaq Zaitoun, 8. Seven Palestinians, including a 47-year-old […]

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IOF levels entire village in Jordan Valley

[ 09/02/2011 – 04:51 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– The IOF leveled an entire village near the West Bank city of Beit Furik on Wednesday morning also confiscating private property. It argued it was established on a closed military zone. Meanwhile, residents of the Negev village of Araqib are left homeless for the 16th time. […]

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Jewish settlers storm Attof village in Jordan valley, carry out land survey

[ 15/01/2011 – 02:18 PM ]   JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– Dozens of armed extremist Jewish settlers under military protection stormed Attof village near Tamun town in Tubas province on Saturday morning. Eyewitnesses said the armed settlers were carrying maps, cameras and surveying instruments and carried out a land survey which raised doubts about their intents […]

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Israel threatens to eject 15 families from Jordan Valley village

[ 08/01/2011 – 10:46 AM ]   JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– The Israeli army handed 15 families in the northern Jordan Valley village of Bazeeq eviction notices amid claims that their homes were erected on a closed military zone, the Jordan Valley defense committee said. The Israelis have prohibited usage of the region and set it […]

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IOF distributes demolition notices against 15 installations in Jordan Valley

[ 03/01/2011 – 04:36 PM ]   JERICHO, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) served 15 notices to Palestinian citizens in Nuwaima, north of Jericho, in the Jordan Valley on Monday ordering them to tear down their homes, the village’s mosque, and a lamppost. Local sources said that the notices were delivered to a Bedouin tribe […]

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