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The Jordan Valley

The Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea span some 160,000 hectares, comprising almost 30% of the West Bank. In 2016, approximately 65,000 Palestinians and 11,000 settlers lived there. Almost 90% o

7 April 2016: Extensive demolitions in communities facing expulsion; fourth demolition this year in Kh. Tana, Jordan Valley

On the morning of Thursday, 7 April 2016, Civil Administration (CA) and military forces began extensive demolitions in six Palestinian communities across the West Bank. Five of these communities lie w

Civil Administration dismantles, confiscates water pipes in Khirbet Yarza, Jordan Valley

Video: Civil Administration confiscating Yarza's water pipes, filmed by 'Aref Daraghmeh, B'Tselem On 29 January 2015, Civil Administration representatives came to the Khirbet Yarza community in the Jo

Civil Administration destroys power grid in Khirbet a-Twayel, the Jordan Valley

On 29 Sept. 2014, the Civil Administration destroyed the internal power grid of the Khirbet a-Twayel shepherding community in the Jordan Valley. Civil Administration representatives sawed down dozens

Civil Administration plans to expel thousands of Bedouins from homes, concentrate them in inadequate settlement

Resident of ‘Ein Karzaliyah in the Jordan Valley. Photo: 'Atef Abu a-Rub, B'Tselem, 8 Jan. 2014 The Civil Administration has filed for objections plans for establishing a new settlement in the Jordan

Civil Administration demolishes all structures of Khirbet Um al-Jamal, northern Jordan Valley

Resident of Um al-Jamal, the Jordan Valley amid the community’s demolished homes. Photo: Atef Abu a-Rub, B'Tselem, 9 February 2014 On 30 January, 2014, Civil Administrative officials arrived with a mi

The village of al-Hadidiya

The village of al-Hadidiya is located in the northern Jordan Valley, near the settlement of Ro'i, on land leased from residents of Tubas. The village's approximately ninety residents earn their living

The village of al-Farisiyah – demolitions for alleged construction in firing zone

The village of al-Farisiyah has been located in the northern Jordan Valley since before the 1967 occupation of the West Bank. It is home to over 200 residents who live in tents and sheet-metal shacks,

Military forces some 80 residents of Ibziq, half of them minors, to spend two nights away from home because of military training

Today, 20 November 2016, Civil Administration officials arrived at the community of Ibziq, north of Tubas, and told 14 families who live near the Separation Barrier and number 78 people, including 42

Israeli military trains, fires shells near homes of Kh. a-Ras al-Ahmar, northern Jordan Valley

In mid-January 2016, Civil Administration (CA) officials notified 24 Palestinian families in two northern Jordan Valley communities that they would have to vacate their homes for many hours at the end