Posts Tagged ‘olive’

What’s the story?: Elias Khuri on the home with 12 olive trees

What’s the Story? – ‘Shu al-Qusa?’ Palestinian architect Elias Khuri tells the story of a home he designed around 12 olive trees in the Galilee village al-Mashhad, and how Palestinian architectural heritage compelled him to harmonize this home with the Palestinian landscape. As told to producer/director Ghousoon Bisharat and cinematographer/editor Thomas Dallal. Follow Elias Khuri […]

Settlers cut down dozens of olive trees in West Bank to expand illegal settlement 

Israeli settlers yesterday uprooted and chopped down more than a dozen olive trees in one area of the central occupied West Bank Salfit district, reported Wafa news agency. Saleh Shunnar, the landowner based in the Kafr Al-Dik village, said that settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Alei Zahav uprooted 50 olive saplings after they […]

Olive cultivation in ‘City of Gladiators’ dates back centuries

The practice of olive harvesting, which dates back centuries, began in the ancient city of Stratonikeia, located in Turkey’s Mugla province, Anadolu News Agency reports. The city was included on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2015. Also known as the “City of Gladiators,” the historical site was important in the Hellenistic, […]

New York’s next mayor wants to save the city from the evils of olive oil

Mayor-elect Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, traded jelly doughnuts for kale smoothies when diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes five years ago. Since then, he reversed vision loss and nerve damage, shed 35 pounds and anointed himself a spokesperson for a plant-based lifestyle. As he prepares to take over City Hall, a job that comes […]

Meatless Mondays and the evils of olive oil: Eric Adams wants to put New York on a diet

Mayor-elect Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, traded jelly doughnuts for kale smoothies when diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes five years ago. Since then, he reversed vision loss and nerve damage, shed 35 pounds and anointed himself a spokesperson for a plant-based lifestyle. As he prepares to take over City Hall, a job that comes […]

The sounds of Palestine’s olive harvest

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The olive harvest showed me what it means to have a family

Our current house is located between two olive groves belonging to our neighbors, and my room overlooks an olive tree behind the house. It is the only olive tree in our garden. Unfortunately, this year the tree did not produce much fruit or oil.  My mother was the most affected by this unfortunate event. She […]

Man Crushed To Death By Giant Pile Of Cheese After Refusing To Tell Olive Garden Waitress To Stop

Man Crushed To Death By Giant Pile Of Cheese After Refusing To Tell Olive Garden Waitress To Stop LAFAYETTE, IN—Police have shut down a local Olive Garden after a man was tragically crushed under a mountain of freshly grated parmesan cheese. According to several eyewitnesses, he stared down the waitress as she grated pounds and pounds of cheese, […]

Olive Harvest Season: Another Palestinian Struggle against “Israel’s” Eco-Terrorism

Nov 13 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Rasha Reslan Traditionally a festive season, this year’s olive harvest is once again overshadowed by Israeli vandalism and assaults, resulting in low yields due to the devastating impacts of the Israeli eco-terrorism. The olive harvest season is yet another Palestinian struggle in the face of the colonial Israeli […]

Photo Essay: The olive harvest in Gaza

The olive tree.  Olive harvest season always takes me back to the photos of an old woman in the West Bank attaching herself to an olive tree while an Israeli bulldozer idly waits by, intending to destroy a harmless thing. So she cries and grips the tree till the last moment like it is the […]

Jewish Settlers Steal Olive Harvesting Tools, Crops from Palestinian Lands

Posted on October 21, 2021 by martyrashrakat October 20, 2021 Jewish settlers, backed by Israeli soldiers, harass Palestinian olive harvesters in the Occupied West Bank. (Photo: via Twitter) Jewish settlers on Wednesday stole harvesting tools and olive crops from Palestinian lands in the northern occupied West Bank, according to the official Palestinian news agency WAFA. […]

Why I’m supporting Palestinian olive farmers this Sukkot

Today marks the start of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a weeklong harvest festival. As a child, I absolutely relished this holiday, enjoying the novelty meals with my family in the sukkah, a temporary hut we built outside in ritual reference to the practices of farmers during the harvest seasons of a bygone past. As […]

Olive gardens in Iran to expand by 4,000 hectares

Olive gardens in Iran to expand by 4,000 hectares – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran plans to increase the area under olive cultivation across the country by 4,000 hectares in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2022), an official with the Agriculture Ministry announced. “Considering the demand and the existence of the necessary […]

Tragic Loss: 2,500-Year-Old Olive Tree Burned to Ashes in Greek Fires

Thousands of Greeks have fled their homes as a fiery nightmare consumes their island. Furthermore, the legendary 2,500-year-old Evian olive tree has gone forever, in what is an environmental clash of the titans. Standing close by the Greek mainland just east of Athens, the island of Evia (Euboea) is the second largest Greek island after […]

Moroccan Olive Lemon Chicken With A Modern Twist

If you’ve ever had the privilege of tasting Rachel’s Olive Chicken, you already know that it is lemony fresh and truly flavorful. Olive Chicken is a traditional Moroccan dish that is slowly simmered in a ceramic tagine. But since most of us don’t have tagines, Rachel has adapted the recipe with cooking techniques for the […]

Poem: Olive

A taste as old as cold, cold water,don’t put them in long drinks, but shortermartinis or a Bloody Mary.They clear the head and make it airy,with taste more frugal than fresh meat,more old than ancient wine, as neatas cashews, macadamias,and roasted tongue, not gamey as. If still your fancy is not tickled,try having one the […]

Alyssa Milano Extends ‘Olive Branch to Trump Supporters’ After Years of Smears, from Klansman to Misogynist Bigots

It was just a couple months ago that Alyssa Milano was calling for Republicans to be “tried for treason.” And now, just weeks removed from the election, and after years of smears and attacks, the left-wing activist and actor is ready to “extend an olive branch to Trump supporters.” “I am ready to move #ForwardTogether,” […]

Three Israelis indicted for assaulting Palestinians during olive harvest

Three Israelis were charged last week with assaulting Palestinians close to the village of Ni’lin in the West Bank during the annual olive harvest, although the Israel Police did not publicize the indictment until Sunday night. The three alleged assailants– Nuriel Sharabi, 21, a resident of the West Bank settlement of Ganei Modi’in and two […]

Extreme heat dashes Palestinian olive farmers’ hopes for a good year

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Palestinian farmer accuses West Bank settlers of cutting down 100 olive trees

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Palestinian volunteers help olive harvesters in ways the Palestinian Authority can’t

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What Can Olive Leaf Extract Do for You?

October 8th, 2020 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Olives have been widely enjoyed for centuries. Homer called olive oil “liquid gold” and it is closely associated with all past and present civilizations near the Mediterranean Sea.1 Wild olive trees were likely first domesticated from those growing in the Mediterranean basin; some historians believe […]

Netanyahu offers olive branch to prevent election. But it’s dipped in poison

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Palestinian farmers lose hundreds of olive, fig trees to West Bank vandals

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Reporting from last year’s olive harvest

Going to Palestine regularly, I’ve seen the landscape change, and with each trip, the shifts are depressingly obvious. Every year there is another line of catalog-style settlement buildings spilled over the hills, another patch of land cleared, another road widened and another row of olive trees cut, all to accommodate the needs of a fast […]

Academics and nutritionists confirm olive oil is essential for good health

(Natural News) The jury’s out: Experts have confirmed that olive oil is essential for good health, thanks to its many medicinal properties. In particular, multiple studies have shown that it possesses anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immunity-boosting, and overall nutrition-enhancing properties. Olive oil is also beneficial for the heart, and it protects against diabetes and […]

Olive Branch for North Korea, Bombs for Iran?

The Iran nuclear deal is on the verge of sinking on May 12, when Donald Trump will decide whether or not to waive the nuclear-related sanctions, as the deal calls for. While the world is cheering the upcoming meeting between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un (including Trump’s fans calling for a Nobel […]

SYRIAN KURDISTAN: FROM “OLIVE BRANCH” TO “FALLEN STATE”

South Front 26.04.2018 Kurdish fighters raise flag of PKK leader in centre of Raqqa Written by Maksim Alexandrov; Originally appeared on warsonline.info; Translated by AlexD exclusively for SouthFront Not long ago in Washington at the Institute of National Strategic Studies of the National Defence University the round table on “The Multimodal Threats in the Kurdish Region” took place, a continuation […]

wasanThe Palestinian olive tree and Ahed Tamimi

If you pull out an olive tree from my land, I’ll plant a hundred olive trees in return, and that’s my heroic motto. After my father’s release from the Negev prison in 1988, our family, friends, and neighbors had a huge celebration welcoming him home.  He spent a few months as a political prisoner in […]

Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians planting olive trees

Violence / Detentions — West Bank / Jerusalem Nine Palestinians injured on 11th Friday of Rage, says Health Ministry RAMALLAH (WAFA) 16 Feb – At least nine Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces’ live bullets or rubber-coated steel rounds as the forces quelled a number of protests across the occupied West Bank on the eleventh […]

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