Posts Tagged ‘demolition’

In two areas in the occupied West Bank, a mosque and more than 10 other structures have been demolished by Israeli troops, Palestinian sources have said.

The biggest part of the demolition took place on Thursday, in the village of Khirbet Yarza in the northern Jordan Valley. According to local residents troops have razed a very old mosque and its much-larger extension, which was built last year. (map, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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Three buildings have been demolished by the Israeli authorities’ bulldozers in occupied East Jerusalem. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk)

While Israeli officials said the action was taken to enforce court orders against – what they called – illegal and unpopulated structures, residents say two of the buildings were inhabited by Palestinian families and the third was a warehouse. (more…)

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