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Israeli settlers burn Palestinian farmland in West Bank

Tensions in the Palestinian territory as well as Jerusalem have led to considerable violence between Jews and Arabs in recent weeks.
Palestinians protest amid ongoing confrontations as Palestinian families face eviction in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem, on May 4, 2021. Israeli Jews backed by courts have taken over houses in Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem on the grounds that Jewish families lived there before fleeing in Israel's 1948 war for independence. The claimants seek to evict a total of 58 more Palestinians, according to the watchdog group Peace Now, and Israel's Supreme Court is set to announce a decision for

Israeli settlers set fire to Palestinian farmland in the West Bank last night.

The group of settlers burned a large field and threw rocks at cars with Palestinian license plates in the village of Burin south of Nablus. The attackers came from the nearby Israeli settlement of Har Bracha, according to the Palestinian Authority’s official WAFA News Agency.

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