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16 Bedouins charged over riots against controversial Negev forestation work

State prosecutors on Thursday filed indictments against 16 Bedouin residents of southern Israel over rioting last week during protests against…

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Invasive species, protests, fires: How Negev tree planting became so controversial

JTA — Each year on Tu Bishvat, the Jewish holiday celebrating trees and plants, Lior Weitz and his wife take…

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Shin Bet probing as potential ‘terror’ several violent incidents during Negev riots

The Shin Bet security agency said on Friday it had been tasked with investigating several violent incidents that occurred over…

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Hundreds of Bedouins clash with police over controversial Negev tree planting

Hundreds of Bedouin protesters clashed with police on Thursday afternoon for the third day in a row over a controversial…

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Cops, rioters clash for 2nd straight night in protests against Negev tree planting

For the second night in a row, residents of southern Bedouin communities clashed with police over controversial tree planting in…

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JNF ends planting on disputed Negev lands as state seeks compromise with Bedouin

JNF workers concluded forestation work on disputed land in the Negev on Wednesday after three days of planting that infuriated…

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11 arrested in clashes as Negev tree-planting resumes, imperiling coalition

Eleven people were arrested Wednesday morning amid clashes with police, as a controversial tree-planting program resumed in the south of…

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FM Lapid calls to halt tree planting amid violent Negev protests, coalition trouble

Amid high tensions and rioting by Bedouin in Israel’s south over forestation work being done in the Negev region, Foreign…

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Girls, aged 5 and 9, injured falling from bus window in Negev

A 9-year-old girl was seriously injured and another girl, aged 5, was moderately hurt as they both fell from a…

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Israel’s Negev Desert chosen to feature in first global fungi map

Israel’s  Negev Desert has been chosen as one of 10 hotspots in the world where fungi — among nature’s unseen…

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