I wanted to go back to the West Bank for a memorial service with my family. I was barred because I am a human rights advocate.
Hundreds of Israeli Jews held a rare prayers session by a mosque in a Palestinian village on the occupied West Bank early Sunday, an AFP photographer said. The Israeli army accompanied busses carrying over 300 ultra-Orthodox men, mostly...Show More Summary
The remains may have belonged to members of the Essenes.
The Rams are 7-2 and in first place in the NFC West heading into Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The game against the 7-2 Vikings is the first of a stretch that includes matchups against winning teams such as the New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia...
Ron Brummer from Israel's Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Hasbara, recently confirmed that there is no separate economic system for Israel inside the occupation and outside it. "If you want to divest from the West Bank... you have to divest from Israel." This is clarifying. Show More Summary
Israel is in charge of giving foreign spouses in the West Bank visas, a power these spouses say has been increasingly abused. They described being issued ever-shorter visas ranging from two weeks to six months instead of the usual one-year visa, dragging them into a near-constant process of visa renewals. Show More Summary
Israel states that it will move military checkpoint between Bethlehem and Jerusalem deeper into West Bank, annexing 296 acres of al-Walajah village land, including a historic spring. Some say Israel intends to make the land part of a national park in Israel in an effort to fight local resistance to the landgrab.
Speaking to a conference on settler population growth in the West Bank titled “On the Way to a Million,” Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze’ev Elkin dismissed the idea of a Palestinian state, “Halas [‘enough’ in Arabic] with the story of two states. Show More Summary
Over half of the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank has been declared an active military “firing zone” by the Israeli army. The Israeli military conducts military exercises in these areas, even if Palestinian villages still exist there. Show More Summary
The Israeli army on Wednesday destroyed the home of a Palestinian who killed three Israelis at the entrance to a settlement in the occupied West Bank, the army said. Nimer Aljamal, 37, was shot dead on September 26 after killing two Israeli security guards and a border police officer outside the Har Adar settlement in the central West Bank. Show More Summary
Ron Brummer of the Israeli Ministry for Strategic Affairs says there's no point in just boycotting the settlements because there's only one economy between the river and the sea. "If you want to divest from the West Bank, Judea and Samaria, you have to divest from Israel, which means you boycott Israel completely."
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"F]or Palestinians in marriages in which one partner comes from the West Bank and the other from territory Israel had declared to be part of the Israeli state, the slum is a haven where they can live legally together,"--Reuters repo...
Qurna, as it was This is wonderful, 'Qurna in the sky' a great new website of photos, map, and descriptions of the now-vanished Qurnawi houses on the Theban west bank. Very evocative for those of us who lived there. Qurna is the name of an area on the west bank at Luxor, Egypt, in the world cultural heritage site of the Theban Necropolis. Show More Summary
By Miriam Berger and Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's administration said on Wednesday it had resumed security coordination with Israel in the occupied West Bank, frozen in July, and sought sole security control of the Gaza Strip, where Hamas Islamist forces dominate. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Kafr Aqab is no one's dream destination: the overcrowded neighborhood separated from adjacent East Jerusalem by Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank is notorious for rutted roads, drugs and violence.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged 200 million shekels ($57 million) Monday to build safe bypass roads for Jewish West Bank settlers, in a move that looks to satisfy a key constituent but anger Palestinians who consider it a further encroachment upon their hoped for future state.
JERUSALEM — An Israeli entertainment magazine usually featuring Tel Aviv’s vibrant arts and culture scene crossed over Israel’s controversial separation barrier this week to shed a spotlight on Palestinian life in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In a rare move, the Israeli-Jewish staff of Time Out Tel Aviv decided to hand over its popular platform […]
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in protest across the West Bank Thursday marking a century since the Balfour Declaration, Britain's promise to Zionists to create a Jewish home in what is now Israel.