Tuesday, Aug. 14
Latest News
  1. Israel to release Palestinian female on bail
  2. Israeli forces detain 3 Palestinians in Nablus-area village
  3. Lieberman discusses easing restrictions on Gaza
  4. Palestinian female writer faces Israeli interrogation for 22nd day
  5. Israeli forces assault, detain Jerusalemite near Al-Aqsa
  6. Egypt allows 114 truckloads of goods into Gaza
  7. Israeli forces injure Palestinian in Dheisheh camp
  8. Israeli forces shoot, injure 2 Palestinians in Beit Ummar
  9. Israel razes Nablus-area lands for settlement expansion
  10. Israel measures home of 5 Palestinian prisoners for demolition

Israeli forces reportedly deny Palestinian farmers access to their land

Oct. 1, 2017 6:39 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 1, 2017 6:39 P.M.)
Abbas Yousef, 70, points towards his olive trees on land either side of an Israeli settlement in the village of al-Janiya west of Ramallah on October 28, 2014.
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces Sunday prevented Palestinian farmers in the town of Azzun, to the east of Qalqilya in the northern occupied West Bank, from accessing their farms to pick up olives, Palestinian news agency Wafa reported.

The farmers told Wafa that their after they approached their farms, which are located near the Israeli illegal settlement of Maale Shomron, Israeli forces and settlement guards ordered them to leave the area and not return until mid-October because of Jewish holidays.

Wafa noted that similar incidents have occurred in the area over the past month.  

Severe restrictions on movement for Palestinians are typically implemented by Israeli authorities during Jewish holidays for alleged security purposes. Israeli authorities implemented a "general closure" on the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah last month and Yom Kippur over the weekend. 
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2018