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 Faqqua, West Bank, Palestine

Faqqua is a village on the northern West Bank, known for its cactus fruits, located along the Green Line on the Gilboa ridge. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of 3,490 inhabitants in mid-year 2006., an exclusively Muslim population. The name Faqqua stems from the Arabic word `Fuqqu´, meaning mushroom. The village belongs to the Jenin district, which has been under the administration of the Palestinian Authority since 1995. logo
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In Jenin, the soldiers invaded Faqqou'a town, east of the city, searched and ransacked homes, and kidnapped two young men, identified as Mohammad Azzam and Ayman Khaddour.

Several military jeeps also invaded Faqqou'a village, near Jenin, and searched at least one home. Furthermore, a number of military vehicles invaded Beitello village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, also broke into and searched ...





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