Playing both sides in any conflict is risky, even potentially soul-destroying, especially with a history crammed full of accumulated grievances and resentment. "Bethlehem" is a police procedural set in the West Bank city of the title, and it delves into the world of the Israeli secret service and their extensive use of Palestinian informants. Show More Summary
Israel's settler population in the occupied West Bank increased by 4.2 percent in 2013, interior ministry figures show, as US-backed peace talks with the Palestinians falter over the settlement issue. The number of settlers living in the West Bank rose…
Early last year, Mr. Milian became one of the three barbers at Salvatore’s, a shop that caters to Goldman Sachs employees in the atrium of the Conrad Hotel, next to the bank’s global headquarters at 200 West Street in Battery Park City. Show More Summary
The critically-acclaimed South Bank Sky Arts award-winning production of “Let the Right One In” will transfer to London’s West End on March 26 for a strictly limited season, Bloody Disgusting had learned. Based on the Swedish novel and cult-hit film by John Ajvide Lindqvist, “Let... Read More
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington, D.C., this week was even more of a disaster for him than might have been expected. It did not help that the Crimea crisis had…
LUBBAN AL-SHARKIYEH, West Bank (AP) — Ahmed Awais is desperate to get out of his parents’ cramped Israel Tightens Grip On Heart Of West Bank - -
Two decades after peace efforts began, more than 60 percent of the West Bank remains under sole Israeli control, and the fate of this territory is a key point of contention in U.S.-led Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. The division of...Show More Summary
LUBBAN AL-SHARKIYEH, West Bank (AP) — Ahmed Awais is desperate to get out of his parents' cramped home where he, his wife and three preschool children share one room, sleeping on mattresses on the floor.
Nessma Eman Bashi reflects on her recent trip to the West Bank.
(By Sarah Lazare) Israeli forces are killing Palestinian civilians in the West Bank — including children — with "callous disregard for human life," enjoying near impunity for likely war crimes, and should be…
by Alex Balk "Vegans and veg-lovers may want to boycott the West Bank, but can't resist its organic produce, which is the best produced in Israel." 0 Comments The post The Israeli Vegan's Dilemma appeared first on The Awl.
This will be a short one as I only choose to make one point. I make it as someone who absolutely supports the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement (BDS) as applied to the West Bank. Even if I deeply desired the seltzer machine Scarlett Johannson promotes, I would not buy one manufactured in occupied territory. Show More Summary
Hours before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to meet President Barack Obama, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics revealed that Israel began construction on twice as many homes in the West Bank in 2013 than in the previous year. Show More Summary
Israel central bureau of statistics says work began on 2,534 new housing units in 2013, compared to 1,133 in 2012.
Palestinian activists try to destroy an Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank village of Bait Furik, east of Nablus, on March 1, 2014. Photo by Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Seeking to keep a pair of delicate diplomatic...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Banks goes for a crop top/skirt look while attending the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter held after the 2014 Oscars on Sunday night (March 2) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 40-year-old actress tweeted some exciting news for her fans that morning. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Elizabeth Banks [...]
Good Saturday morn, here are my longer form reading for your weekend enjoyment: • We Are Less Than Rational (Above the Market) • Welcome to Googletown (The Verge) see also Go West, Young Bank Bro (Modern Luxury) • Obama’s Trauma Team: Inside the Nightmare Launch of HealthCare.Gov (Time) • The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to...Read More
'We must have peace' is no excuise for ill-conisdered action.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Fueled by millions in Gulf aid dollars that are his to distribute, an exiled Palestinian operative seems to be orchestrating a comeback that could position him as a potential successor to aging Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
Two years ago, convinced that a plethora of bank branches were ruining the Upper West Side, then-City Councilwoman Gale Brewer pushed through a scheme to limit the size of storefronts on the key... To view the full story, click the title link.