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 Kufr Qaddum, West Bank

Kafr Qaddum is a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank, located 13 kilometers west of Nablus and 17 kilometers east of Qalqilya in the Qalqilya Governorate. Surrounding towns include Jit to the east and Hajjah to the south. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the town had a population of approximately 3,500 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.


Kafr Qaddum's total land area consists of nearly 19,000 dunams (about 8,000 under Palestinian civil administration and 11,000 under complete Israeli control). Its built-up area consists of 529 dunams. Olive groves make-up 80% of the remaining land, 15% is used for vegetation purposes, 5% are planted crops.

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Palestinians protests against Trump's decision about Jerusalem have kept on today all across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Today in the village Kafr Qaddum in the northern West Bank around 200 Palestinians and internationals gathered in a large Friday demonstration to protest the decision.
Israeli forces suppressed the weekly march in the village of Kafr Qaddum, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqilia, on Friday, ...

Murad Shteiwi and his family live in Kufr Qaddum, a small village located in the northern half of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. He is the head ...
Activists continued to protest in Kafr Qaddum today, despite heightened repression from the Israeli Army. Before the protest began, an Israeli ...
Palestinian and international activists marched in Kafr Qaddum today to recognize two important events. September 28th marked 17 years to ...
Also, in two separate incidents, the Israeli authorities seized three Palestinian-owned bulldozers in Beit Furik (Nablus) and Kafr Qaddum ...

During today's march in Kafr Qaddum, three protesters were injured by rubber coated steel bullets fired by the Israeli armed forces. When it ...
On Friday 4th of August residents of Kafr Quaddum held their weekly demonstration against the closure of a road, once the main transport route ...
... refugee camp (Ramallah); and the weekly demonstration in Kafr Qaddum (Qalqiliya) and next to one of the entrances to the Israeli-controlled ...
“Before 2003, the residents of Kufr Qaddum would use a shorter road to the east in order to come and go to nearby cities and villages. However ...
... in clashes during a punitive demolition in Kobar village (Ramallah) and during the weekly demonstration of Kafr Qaddum (Qalqiliya).
Israeli occupation forces blocked international access to Kafr Qaddum on Saturday, before apparently attacking Palestinian demonstrators for ...
Friday 11th of August, the Israeli forces violently dispersed the weekly Friday demonstration in Kafr Qaddum. The villagers have been ...
On Friday 4th of August residents of Kafr Quaddum held their weekly demonstration against the closure of a road, once the main transport route ...
“Before 2003, the residents of Kufr Qaddum would use a shorter road to the east in order to come and go to nearby cities and villages. However ...
A demonstrator in the West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum holds up a burning tire in front of an Israeli military jeep during a protest against the occupation, 17 February.
Most of the injuries occurred during search and arrest operations and the weekly demonstrations in Kafr Qaddum (Qalqiliya) and Ni'lin (Ramallah); the latter demonstration commemorated the 12th anniversary of anti-Barrier protests in this community.

A Palestinian teen slings a tear gas capsule as a response to the Israeli forces' intervention to their protest against the Jewish settlement construction and against the separation wall on February 10, 2017 in Kafr Qaddum village of Nablus, West Bank.
[Photo: Israeli forces attack protesters against the Jewish settlement construction and against the separation wall on February 10, 2017 in Kafr Qaddum village of Nablus, West Bank. Photographer: Muhabiri Nedal Eshtayah/AA]. http://pchrgaza.org.
... the northern West Bank when he was shot. According to a written statement by a local NGO, the Committee Against The Wall and Settlements, the Israeli police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd in the Palestinian town of Kafr Qaddum.
Weekly marches in the villages of Bil'in and Kafr Qaddum, as well as a rally by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement in Gaza, similarly opposed the move.
President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania holds the Bible and his son Barron Trump looks on, on the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Jan. 20.
At the Friday demonstration a week earlier in Kafr Qaddum, a 7-year old boy was kidnapped by Israeli forces and interrogated before being returned to his family a couple of hours later.
Journalists, scientists, human rights activists and even a clown are among the Palestinians currently sitting in Israeli jails. By Yael Marom.
Israel juga menangkap warga lainnya bernama Usamah Abd Razaq yang berasal dari Kafr Qaddum serta Arif Muhammad Shalil (22) dari Betlehem.
Israeli forces detain a Palestinian man following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on December 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP). At least 15 ...
Israeli forces detain a Palestinian man following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on December 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP). At least 15 ...
... after funeral processions in Beit Ummar village (Hebron) for the bodies of two Palestinians which were withheld by Israeli forces; during search and arrest operations; and the weekly demonstrations in Kafr Qaddum (Qalqiliya) and Ni'lin village ...
According to a statement published by B'Tselem yesterday, at around 12:15 on 23 December a number of demonstrators living in Kafr Qaddum and other Israeli activists set off towards a checkpoint blocking the street on the eastern side of the village.
Today, Friday December 23rd, 2016, the village started its march as usual toward the blocked road. Suddenly 12 soldiers from a special unit of the Israeli occupation force surprised them in an ambush, and attacked and arrested a 7 year old Palestinian ...
In the West Bank, clashes erupted during search and arrest operations, as well as during weekly demonstrations against the Barrier and settlements in Ni'lin (Ramallah) and Kafr Qaddum (Qalqiliya), and against the construction of a new settlement ...
Israeli forces yesterday suppressed weekly marches in the villages of Bilin in the occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, and Kafr Qaddum in Qalqilya, as local leaders vowed to continue the weekly marches until Israeli authorities heed their demands.
Most of the latter injuries were recorded in clashes that erupted during search and arrest operations; during weekly demonstrations against the Barrier and settlements in Ni'lin (Ramallah) and Kafr Qaddum (Qalqiliya); and in events commemorating the ...
Last Friday I attended a demonstration in the small town of Kafr Qaddum, situated in the Northern region of the West Bank, just west of the city of Nablus.
Al-Ayyam and al-Quds said that dozens were injured during those weekly marches, while al-Hayat al-Jadida said that protestors were injured during marches in Madama, Bilin, Nilin, Kufr Qaddum and Bethlehem. Al-Hayat al-Jadida reported a statement by ...
It said that many Palestinians and supporters suffered from tear gas inhalation in the marches in the villages of Bilin, Nilin, Kufr Qaddum and in the city of Bethlehem. Al-Hayat al-Jadida reported that a young man and a teenager were injured by ...
It said that many Palestinians and supporters suffered from tear gas inhalation in the marches in the villages of Bilin, Nilin, Kufr Qaddum and in the city of Bethlehem. Al-Hayat al-Jadida reported that a young man and a teenager were injured by ...
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli soldiers during confrontations following the weekly demonstration against the expropriation of village land in Kufr Qaddum, near the West Bank city of Nablus, on 19 August. Nedal ...
On Friday, dozens of Palestinians held a weekly demonstration in the town of Kafr Qaddum, located about 13 kilometers (eight miles) west of Nablus, against the Tel Aviv's expropriation of Palestinian lands and the closure of a road in the town's south.
About a hundred and fifty Palestinians, and a few Israelis, took part in a weekend demonstration against the settlements and occupation of Kafr Qaddum. The soldiers were waiting for them in the village, as they do every week. After the demonstrators ...
Murad Shteiwi, the coordinator for the Popular Resistance in Kafr Qaddum, said violence broke out when the Israeli soldiers intervened and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas canisters and stun grenades to break up the protest.
The people of Kafr Qaddum again tried protesting against the illegal Israeli military takeover of their village road, by attempting to march on it.
Scores of Palestinian citizens and foreign activists on Friday afternoon suffered injuries when the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) violently attacked two peaceful marches protesting Israel's settlement activities in the West Bank towns of Kafr Qaddum ...
According to Murad Shtaiwi, head of the popular resistance committee in the village of Kafr Qaddum, there have been three moderate injuries from these projectiles since March alone.
Palestinian protesters carry an injured teenager during clashes with Israeli forces following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, July 1 ...
A Palestinian protester throws stones towards an Israeli military vehicle spraying "skunk" water - a foul-smelling liquid - in Kufr Qaddum, near the West Bank city of Nablus, during confrontations following the weekly demonstration against Israel's ...
In Qalqiliya district, forces detained Salah Jum'ah, 23, during a raid that sparked clashes into Kafr Qaddum town, east of the city.
The first pillar is peaceful popular resistance activities, including protests against the separation wall and settlement activities in Bilin and Kafr Qaddum, a local boycott of Israel, the undermining of Israeli interests and normalization activities ...
During a Friday demonstration in Kafr Qaddum, Israeli forces fired teargas and live ammunition directly at demonstrators, bystanders, children, and a parked ambulance.
After building an Israeli settlement next to the road connecting Kufr Qaddum's to the West Bank city of Nablus, the Israeli military closed the road to Palestinian traffic.


 

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