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The Heavy Bombardment of Bethlehem City

    Since the beginning of Al-Aqsa Intifada (28th of September 2000), Israel has escalated military actions against Palestinian civilians in different areas of Palestine. Israel has commenced a policy

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Israeli Strategies Behind the recent Campaign of Land Confiscation and Property Destruction in the Gaza Strip

    Located on the Mediterranean Sea bordering Egypt and Israel, the Gaza Strip is home to about 1,087,000 Palestinians. The total area of the Strip is 363,800 dunums (363.8

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The Demolishing of Palestinian Wells in the Gaza Strip

    The Gaza Strip has long suffered from the scarcity of natural resource especially water and land. The residents of the Strip depend on rain and the water aquifer

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The Destruction of the Road between Ramallah and Birzeit

  During the night of March 7, the eve of Ariel Sharon's swearing in at the Knesset, the Israeli Military Forces destroyed the main and only remaining road between Ramallah

Settlers Attacks

The Difficulties for Umm Safa Village during the Intifada

Umm Safa is a Palestinian village located 9 km northwest of Ramllah city, between Birzeit and Bani Zied; see photo. The village is also known as Kafr Ishwa'. There are

Environment

Mines and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) in the West Bank

    Minefields in the West Bank In 1998, the US State department estimated that there were around 260,000 landmines in Israel and the occupied territories, these include landmines laid

Israeli Violations

Al Mawasi Region in Gaza … The Reality of the Israeli War Against Land and Humans

  Prelude: The name ''Al Mawasi'' refers to the agriculturally fertile strip of land laying parallel to the Mediterranean Sea in Gaza. The 16-kilometer-long strip starts in the city of

Agriculture

Losses in the Agricultural Sector in Qalqiliya District

  The district of Qalqiliya lies in the northwest part of the West Bank, bordered in the west by the 1948 Armistice Line with Israel; see map1 . Most of the

Agriculture

The Agriculture Sector in Gaza Strip Faces the Fiercest Israeli Attacks During the Intifada

  Introduction: Since the inception of Intifadat Al Aqsa on the 29th of September 2000, the agriculture sector in the Gaza Strip has suffered a great number of attacks and

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Damages to Palestinian Buildings In Bethlehem

    Since mid-October, the Israel army has been shelling Beit Jala from tanks located in Gilo settlement and from attack helicopters. In the beginning, their shooting was in response to

Environment

Israel’s Double Standard Towards Environmental Protections Highlighted by the current situation …
Prepared by Dr. Mohmed Ghanayem, Nizar Qattosh & Beatrice Filkin

    Introduction Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories are environmentally unsustainable, incongruent with indigenous land use and are a source of regional conflict. Palestinian objection to the existence

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A Report on the Damages Which Resulted from the Vicious Military Israeli Bombardment for the Cities, Villages, Camps of Bethlehem District Till the 7th of November 2000

Since the 28th of September 2000, Israel has launched its systematic destructive military practices against the unarmed Palestinian population in different areas of Palestine. In order to estimate the property

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Israeli Violations In The North Of The West Bank- Palestine

1.11. 2000: Israeli army bulldozers started to bulldoze a nursery and agricultural land at the northern entrance to Qalqilieh City owned by Mr. AbdulLatif Nofel and Mr. Abder Qader Walail.

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A Report on the Israeli Violations in Gaza Strip During the Month of November, 2000.

  2.11 : The Israeli occupation authorities prevented dozens of Palestinian farmers from tending hundreds of dunums of land they own near Dogheit settlement causing heavy financial losses taken into

Agriculture

Israeli Aggression Against Palestinian Agriculture

Prelude: The intensity of the war waged by Israeli forces is growing and taking different aspects and forms. Not only there have been numerous martyrdom cases and thousands of injuries,

Israeli Violations

Israeli Army Holds Olive Farmers as Hostages

  Introduction: 'When can we go back to Al Mantara, dad? I forgot my kite there.' That was how innocent young Ahmad asked his dad not knowing what was going

Israeli Violations

The Forgotten Hebron

    According to the 1995 Taba Agreement, Palestinians Hebron City is divided into areas H-1 and H-2, due to the presence of Israeli colonists within the city boundary; see

Settlers Attacks

Jid Oneim Settlers Attack Beit Foreek Villagers in Nablus

    Despite the holiness of olive trees in Palestine and despite the fact that olive picking season is a season of cooperative work among Palestinians, Jewish colonists poisoned the

Demolition

Israeli Occupation Forces Re-Occupy Shu’afat Camp and Destroy Three Houses

  The demolishing of Palestinian houses is considered one of the main pillars of Israeli policies in occupied Palestinian cities and villages. Such policy is being used especially in Jerusalem

Israeli Violations

A Dangerous Precedent in Qatanna Village

    The village of Qatanna is a Palestinian village located 12 kilometers northwest of Jerusalem.Currently, its population is around 9000 with additional 7000 who live outside the village. The

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Forty Five Heads of Shami Goats are Killed by the Israelis in Tubas Governorate

    On December, 3, 1998, forty-five heads of shami goats, which belong to a Palestinian farmer in 'Ein El-Bayda (Figure 1), were killed as a result of eating Sefsan

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Another House Demolition in Al Walaja

  Al Walaja is a village lying about 4 kilometers northwest of Bethlehem. The village used to be farther west but Israeli forces completely destroyed it after the 1948 war.

Settlers Attacks

المستوطنون الاسرائيليون يستولون على أربع محال تجارية في البلدة القديمة في الخليل

      أقدمت مجموعة من المستوطنين، في الأول من نيسان 2009 على الاستيلاء على أربعة محال تجارية في البلدة القديمة من مدينة الخليل جنوب الضفة الغربية. وأفاد أصحاب المحال

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Israeli Occupation Forces Demolishes Three Houses in Al Essawiyah Village

    A large Israeli military force demolished three houses in Al  Essawiyah village at 1:00 AM on April 18th, 2000. The demolished houses  were owned by three Palestinian families

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Israel Destroys Lifta Artifacts to Build a Resort for wealthy Jewish Immigrants

Lifta is one of the largest villages adjacent to Jerusalem  and closest to the city from the west and northwest. The Israeli occupation of  1948 divided the city into two