Halt of Work Notice for Agricultural Facilities in An-Nabi Elyas village / Qalqilya governorate

Halt of Work Notice for Agricultural Facilities in An-Nabi Elyas village / Qalqilya governorate


  • Violation: Halt of Work notice for agricultural facilities.
  • Location:  An-Nabi Elyas village / Qalqilya governorate.
  • Date: June 23rd 2021.
  • Perpetrators: The Israeli Occupation Civil Administration.
  • Victims: Five Palestinian families.


Wednesday June 23rd 2021, the occupation authorities issued halt of work orders on the pretext of building without a license on five agricultural strctures belong to citizens from Al-Manateer area east An-Nabi Elyas .

The Occupation Authorities ordered the Immediate stoppage of construction works, and setting August 2nd 2021, as the date of the building and organization session in Beit El military court to decide the fate of the structures.

The following table shows more information about the damages:

Affected citizen

Family members


The targeted facility

Photo No.

‘Ali Shraim


Plot surrounded with a Baton wall with a total area of 3 dunums + bricks room + zinc ceiling 90 m2+ pool+ bricks room and a zinc ceiling

‘Absulla h Mansour


Agricultural land with a total area of 1.5 dunums surrounded with a siege + under construction building without a ceiling with a total area of 48 m2

Tariq  J’uaidi


Room built of a baton floor, metal angles, and zinc ceiling with a total area of 16 m2 , and a bathroom

Sa’id At-Tabeeb




Structure of steel sheets and a baton floor with a total area of 60 m2

Sameh Abu ‘Ali



Metal room with a total area of 16 m2







An-Nabi Elyas village – like many Palestinian communities- is still a hot spot for Israeli violations; the occupation imposes restrictions on construction, and allows to build on a small area that doesn’t cover the village needs, whoever builds outside the built up area is under demolition threats. Today, 45 facilities in An-Nabi Elyas are modified.

About An-Nabi Elyas village:

It is located 6 km to the east of Qalqiliya governorate and is edged by Izbbet Al-Tabib and Aslah villages from the east, Arab Abu Fardeh area from the west, Jayyous town from the north and Ras Tayreh from the south.

The village populates 1399 inhabitants (2017 census) that are relative to three main families namely ( Hannun, Khleif and Majd).

Nabi Elyas has a total area of 4435 dunums, of which 123 dunums are considered the village’s built-up area. Noteworthy, more than 2200 dunums of the area were isolated behind the apartheid wall and became subject to colonial activities of takeover and expansion.


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center


Categories: Military Orders