Israel plans to demolish eight villages in the West Bank to use the land for Israeli army training grounds,
the Israeli daily Haaretz reported Monday.
Israel’s High Court of Justice heard Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s demolition plans on Sunday.
Residents of the south Hebron villages
will be allowed to access their land for farming on weekends and Jewish holidays,
and during two one-month periods each year,
when the Israeli army is not training in the area,