Friday, May 22
Latest News
  1. Huge blasts outside Sanaa after coalition air raids
  2. Monitor: Rebels seize hospital holding 150 Syrian soldiers
  3. Blast hits Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi
  4. US envoy urges Myanmar Rohingya 'citizenship' to end exodus
  5. UN: 300-400 new cholera cases per day among Burundians in Tanzania
  6. Iraq's Sunni tribes feel deserted after Ramadi fall
  7. London cabbie bombmaker 'murdered US soldier in Iraq'
  8. US blacklists Iraqi firm helping Iran buy Airbus planes
  9. Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid
  10. Polls open for Irish referendum on gay marriage
  11. Official: Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat
  12. UK PM predicts 'ups and downs' in EU renegotiation bid
  13. UK's Cameron to visit Paris, Berlin for talks next week
  14. Iraqi PM in Russia urges cooperation on fighting IS
  15. Qatar hits back at Amnesty labor claims
  16. Libya says 11 killed in fresh Benghazi clashes
  17. AFP: Burundi protesters battle police in Bujumbura center
  18. Syria's Palmyra in peril as IS seizes ancient city
  19. Bahrain verdict in opposition chief trial next month
  20. Bridge opens to let displaced Iraqis flee Anbar

Settlers uproot 30 olive trees in Huwwara

Oct. 25, 2013 2:39 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 25, 2013 10:17 P.M.)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers on Friday uprooted 30 olive trees in Huwwara village south of Nablus, an official said.

Ghassan Daughlas, who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, told Ma'an that settlers from Yitzhar settlement uprooted 30 olive trees that belong to Dawod Salim Odeh.

More than 500,000 Israeli settlers live in settlements across the West Bank and East Jerusalem, in contravention of international law.

According to a 2012 report on Israeli settler violence released by the Palestine Center, a Washington-based nonprofit, every year the olive harvest period sees the highest peak in attacks on Palestinian civilians and property.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015