Olive harvest in jeopardy as tensions rise at the West Bank

SourceBBC
SectorDefense
CountryMiddle east

Olive harvest in jeopardy as tensions rise at the West Bank Tensions are rising between Israeli settlers and Palestinians, as the annual olive harvest begins in the West Bank. Palestinian medics say dozens of people were injured in clashes with Israeli forces. Groups of Palestinians have been escorting farmers who are trying to harvest olives close to settlements. Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman explains more from the olive groves near the village of Burqa. Publishedduration40 minutes ago SectionBBC NewsSubsectionMiddle East Related Clashes in the West Bank as olive harvest begins. Video, 00:02:19Clashes in the West Bank as olive harvest begins Publishedduration40 minutes ago SectionBBC NewsSubsectionMiddle East play2:19 Up Next, Israel annexation: What is the West Bank? Video, 00:04:12Israel annexation: What is the West Bank? Publishedduration29 June SectionBBC NewsSubsectionWorld Up Next play4:12 'State of Palestine needs to be recognised now' Video, 00:01:11'State of Palestine needs to ...read more...