Ma’an News Agency | – – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Israeli parliament, the Knesset, passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would allow verdicts from military court proceedings in the occupied West…
noaasanctuaries: Keep that chin up! California sea lions are found in many West Coast national marine sanctuaries, including Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, where this one was photographed. These sea lions spend several days at a time at sea, diving almost continuously and only resting briefly at the surface. Show More Summary
Calls for Israel to annex parts or all of the Palestinian West Bank risk destroying prospects for peace, the UN envoy for the Middle East warned Tuesday. Some Israeli ministers have called for an annexation of land earmarked to be part...Show More Summary
A shot of a Palestinian man standing in the ruins of his home affected a London GP so much that she went to the Jenin refugee camp to find him War photographer Patrick Chauvel took this picture of a Palestinian man standing in the rubble of his home in Jenin, the West Bank, in 2002, during the second intifada, or Palestinian uprising. Show More Summary
Ma‘an reports: Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during clashes in the Bethlehem-area village of Tuqu‘ in the southern occupied West Bank on Monday evening. A Palestinian Red Crescent spokesperson told Ma‘an thatShow More Summary
Filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently traveled to the West Bank to explore the accusation that Israeli check points across the region disrupt Palestinian daily life. Horowitz and his crew drove hundreds of miles across the West Bank in a Palestinian...Show More Summary
Violence erupts after a raid by Israeli security forces in a village south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank.
Two Christians explain the intensifying world debate over Israel’s West Bank settlements. Though the Obama administration has just one week left in office, Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to a Paris peace conference this weekend...Show More Summary
Members of the mostly Jewish Woodmont Country Club are split over whether to offer membership to Obama — if he wants it — because of his stance on Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
Senators Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz appeared for a Thursday interview on MSNBC to argue for the US to defund the United Nations over its decision to condemn Israel for continuing to build settlements in the West Bank. The two acknowledged...Show More Summary
Some 570,000 Israelis now live in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem, together home to more than 2.6 million Palestinians.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who the military said tried to attack them with a knife during a raid on Tuesday to detain suspected militants in a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.
Soldiers raided the Faraa refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, shooting dead one Palestinian and arresting three.
Local economics trump the international BDS movement, as the West Bank's 'captive economy' is rough on businesses and consumers.
The House of Representatives has voted to reject the UN resolution that condemned Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A young Israeli soldier who shot dead a Palestinian assailant lying wounded and motionless on the ground in the occupied West Bank was convicted of manslaughter on Wednesday in one of the most polarizing cases in Israel's history.
President-elect Donald Trump says he believes WikiLeaks' Julian Assange's claim that the Russian government was not the source of the leaked DNC emails. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has promised to make things difficult for any Supreme Court nominee Trump puts forth. Fmr. Show More Summary
New Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has already spoken out about the UN resolution that condemned Israeli settlements in the West Bank...
Israeli forces killed 32 Palestinian children in West Bank and East Jerusalem in 2016, the highest number in ten years.