Middle East

Jewish settlers uproot scores of Palestinian olive trees

A Palestinian woman inspects an olive tree that was cut down in the northern West Bank village of Qusra on October 6, 2011. Around 150 olive trees were cut down overnight in Qusra in an act of vandalism blamed on Jewish settlers, Palestinian officials said. AFP PHOTO/JAAFAR ASHTIYEH

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 07, 2011, on page 9.




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