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Betar Illit settlement Expansion and The Fate of Wadi Fukin Village

  In the far western part of Bethlehem district there are three Palestinian villages, Husan, Wadi Fukin and Nahhalin. In between these three villages two ''Betar Settlements'' have been built,

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The Changing Landscape of Hebron District

    Driving from Hebron towards the West Bank's southern border, one notices many changes being made by the Israeli army and Jewish settlers alike. The bulldozing of land, which

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Attempt At Annexing The Modi’in settlement Block

Situated at 15 kilometers west of Ramallah city, the ''Modi'in Block'' is a group of Jewish settlements on the western edge of the West Bank. In fact, they lie on and

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An Overview of the Expansions in the Etzion settlement Block

Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Gaza strip are a major obstacle to the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Yet all Israeli governments have contributed to the building and expansion

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Construction at a New Location on Abu Ghnaim Mountain (Har Homa Settlement)

Abu Ghnaim used to be a forested mountain north of Bethlehem city. It was forested during the Jordanian administration and when Israel occupied the West Bank in the 1967 war

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Expansion of Har Gilo settlement

Al Walaja, a Palestinian village of about 2,500 residents, is located 6 kilometres to the northwest of Bethlehem and 10 kilometres southeast of Jerusalem. It was completely destroyed in the

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Belt of Israeli settlements Bounded the Southern Vicinity of the West Bank

In a feverish attempt to create more facts on the ground, Jewish settlers in Hebron District launched a new West Bank hilltop grab. El Thahiriya, a Palestinian town of about 20,000

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Talmon and Dolev Colonies Expand To Form A Barricade Block

A couple of kilometers Northwest of Ramallah lay the Palestinian villages of Al Janiya (828 inhabitants), El Mazra'a El Qibliya (3003 inhabitants), and Ein Qiniya (571 inhabitants). These communities depend

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Israeli Colonization Continues Unhindered

    The several members of the Israeli government have in recent weeks claimed that it will refrain from establishing new Jewish settlements (settlements) or expropriating  more land for their expansion. 

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Otniel settlement Expanding At The Expense Of Yatta village

    The settlement of Otniel was established in 1983 when Likud was in power under Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir. It is situated on a mountaintop some 3 kilometers west

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Construction of New Buildings in She’ari Tekva settlement Built on the Land of Azzoun Alatmah Village – Salfit Governorate

    Azzoun Alatmah at a Glance:  Azzoun Alatmah is located 15 km to the west of Salfit City (Salfit Governorate). Its population is about 1,500 most of them are

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Construction of New Buildings in Rafafa settlement Built on the Land of Haris Village – Salfit Governorate

  Haris at a Glance: Haris is located 8 km northwest of Salfit City (Salfit Governorate). Its population is about 4,000 most of them are working in agriculture, particularly olive

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The Expansion of Qadumim settlement Established on the Land of Kufr Qaddum Village – Qalqilya Governorate

  Kufr Qaddum at a Glance: Kufr Qaddum village is located 20 km east of Qalqilya City (Qalqilya Governorate). Its population is about 5,000 most of them are working in

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The Expansion of Tapuah settlement Established on the Land of Yasuf Village – Salfit Governorate

  Yasuf at a Glance: Yasuf village is located 5 km northeast of Salfit City (Salfit Governorate). It is also located about 15 km to the south of Nablus City. Its

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Kisan Village Threatened by settlement Expansion

    Kisan, a small village in the Bethlehem district, is located about nine kilometers from the southeastern part of Bethlehem City and embraces a built-up area of 52 dunums.

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A huge Campaign of expansion at the Israeli Colonies in the Northern West Bank Governorates

  Introduction: Israeli colonies in the northern parts of the West Bank are experiencing massive expansion efforts in terms of colonial housing units, new roads as well as new factories

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The Establishment of Two Residential Units on Palestinian Land To the west of Fuqeiqis village

    Violation:  Construction of two residential blocks on Palestinian land Date: October, 2009 Location:  To the west of Fuqeiqis – west of Dura/ Hebron. Violators: Negohot settlers. Victims: Alsweti

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Military Camp Turned to a settlement in Nablus

  The military camp located on Al Tilmah hilltop is being transferred to become a settlement called Rahaliem. The hilltop is part of the Palestinian village EsSawiya located 20 kilometers south

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The Expansion of Eilie Settlement in Nablus

  The colony of Eillie was established in 1984 on the expense of lands owned by Palestinians from the village of Qariot, located 27 kilometers south of the city of

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The Expansion of Shevut Rahel settlement in Nablus

    The village of Jalud is located 27 kilometers south of the city of Nablus on the Eastern ridges overlooking the Jordan Valley. The population of this Palestinian village

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The expansion of Emanuel settlement in Nablus

  The settlement of Emanuel was established in 1981 on lands carved out of the villages of Deir Istiya and Jinsafut in the Nablus district. The settlement is located southeast

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Expansion of Karni Shamron settlement in Tulkarm

    A piece of land owned by Mr. Abdullah Bashir is being the target of colonizing activity after the colonizer Moshe Zer obtained a court order to take hold

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Expanding the settlement of Susya

    Situated south of the Palestinian  village of Yatta and east  of Es Samu', the colony of Susya is one of several colonies lying in the southern  edge of

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The Encirclement Of Nahalin Village

    The Palestinian village of Nahalin  is 20 kilometers southwest  of Bethlehem city {Figure 1}, with a population of 5,000. The original area  of the village was 12,000 dunums,

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Strangulation of El Janiya village

    El Janiya village is one of the rural communities in Palestine spreading over 25,000 dunums of land. It is located west of Ramallah city with a population of