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Settlers Murder Palestinian in Iraq Burin

Oday Maher Hamza Qadous, 19 years old, has been killed by settlers while farming his land in Iraq Burin. Army forces have taken over the village of Iraq Burin. 19 year old Oday Maher Hamza Qadous was shot to death this afternoon while farming his land in Iraq Burin near Nablus. Qadous was farming with … Continue reading

PM Fayyad Picks Olives in Iraq Burin

In a gesture of solidarity with local farmers, Prime Minister Salam Fayyad kicked off the olive harvesting season yesterday with a visit to the northern village of Iraq Burin. With Agriculture Minister Hikmat Zaid at his side, Fayyad helped villagers collect the staple crop and reinforce the Palestinian Authority’s position against the annexation of the … Continue reading

Israeli soldiers enter Palestinian village, occupy home

Two Israeli military jeeps entered the Palestinian village of Iraq Burin on Sept. 30 at 11:30 a.m., according to witnesses. The soldiers closed off a road before entering a home and heading to the roof. Witnesses said the soldiers proceeded to look around until villagers approached them, upon which they got back into their jeeps … Continue reading

Two council members arrested for attending peaceful protest

On September 24, 2010 at 4:30pm, two villagers from Iraq Burin, a village near Nablus in the West Bank, were arrested by Israeli soldiers.  A checkpoint was erected at the entrance to the village in the morning of the same day. In response to these arrests and the killing of two young men by Israeli soldiers … Continue reading


Iraq Burin (Nablus Governate), 24 July 2010 – Two residents of Iraq Burin were arrested this morning at a flying checkpoint set up outside the village. At 8am this morning, Adham and Nasser Qadous, in their early twenties, were traveling to work in Nablus when they were detained and interrogated on the main road from the … Continue reading

IDF fires illegal tear gas canisters at internationals

On Saturday 3rd June at the weekly protest against the illegal Israeli occupation in Iraq Burin, Palestine, Israeli soldiers fired metal tear gas canisters directly at protesters- around 30 villagers, along with 5 internationals from the US, UK, Australia and Norway. It is permissible under the law to fire such canisters in an arc to … Continue reading