This may be the gator that ate Chubbs Peterson’s ball. Dan McNamara was playing golf on the 27-hole Long Marsh golf course in Rotonda West, Fla., over the weekend when he apparently spotted a gator up on the bank of a water hazard. Maybe deciding to mess with the gator a little bit, he filmed throwing a golf ball toward the gator. Show More Summary
When I was a Jewish kid, we used to play a lot of cowboys and Indians. Let's look at that as Israelis and Palestinians now, shall we?
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - A senior Hamas militant was shot dead near his home in the Gaza Strip on Friday, the group said, blaming Israel for the killing. Mazen Fuqaha, a militant from the occupied West Bank whom Israel released in a prisoner swap in 2011 and exiled to the Gaza Strip, was shot several times, said Hamas police. Show More Summary
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded three others on Thursday in the occupied West Bank, a Palestinian health official said. The Israeli army said they had attacked a settlement with petrol bombs. The Palestinian health source said the dead man was 17 and that one of the three wounded was in critical condition.
Most countries view Israeli settlement activity as illegal and an obstacle to peace. Israel disagrees. Palestinians want an independent state in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.
Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of … Click to Continue »
While Richard Gere was in Israel and the occupied West Bank promoting his film "Norman," he was recorded in an unguarded moment wandering the desolate streets of Hebron's Old City. A dumbfounded Gere is near at a loss for words in the clip, which aired on Israel's Channel 2 network. Show More Summary
A federal appeals court says the families of Jewish worshippers who were killed or wounded during a 2011 attack in the West Bank can't sue the Palestinian Authority for damages … Click to Continue »
A statue carved in alabaster that possibly represents King Tut's grandmother ? Queen Tiye ? has been unearthed on the west bank of Luxor along the Nile River.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was concerned about Israel's building of settlements in the occupied West Bank, which she said was undermining progress toward a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinian territories.
The Palestinian Health Ministry says Israeli troops killed a 17-year-old Palestinian and wounded another three when soldiers opened fire on their car in the West Bank. The Israeli military said … Click to Continue »
Zurich (AFP) – Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub insisted on Thursday the ball is now in Israel’s court after a meeting at FIFA headquarters to discuss Israeli clubs playing in the occupied West Bank. Palestinians argue that the...Show More Summary
Palestinian activists on Sunday filmed Israeli forces dragging 8-year-old Sufian Abu Hitah through the al-Harika neighborhood of Hebron in the occupied West Bank for more than hour. The video, received and edited by Israeli rights group...Show More Summary
Secretive British street artist Banksy's hotel next to Israel's separation wall welcomed its first guests on Monday, two weeks after its surprise launch. The Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem is only four metres (yards) from the controversial wall which cuts through the occupied West Bank, and all the rooms face it. Show More Summary
Zurich (AFP) – Palestinian and Israeli football officials were involved in “heated” talks Wednesday as FIFA attempted to mediate complaints that Israeli clubs are illegally playing in the occupied West Bank, a source told AFP. Palestinians...Show More Summary
Illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank surged 40 percent in 2016 from the previous year.
Ma'an News Agency reports: "Israeli forces have detained 18 Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem and West Bank for being in a WhatsApp group with a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli forces on Monday [near the Lion's Gate to the Al-Aqsa Mosque] after allegedly carrying out a stabbing attack. Show More Summary
Secretive British street artist Banksy's hotel next to Israel's separation wall welcomed its first guests, two weeks after its surprise launch.
Secretive British street artist Banksy's hotel next to Israel's controversial separation wall was due to welcome its first customers Monday, two weeks after its surprise launch. The Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem is only four metres (yards) from the controversial wall which cuts through the occupied West Bank, and all the rooms face it. Show More Summary
For decades, the west bank of the Sacramento River was a watery ghost town, a former industrial area of canneries and rice mills long shuttered. [...] since last spring, throngs of visitors already have come to check it out, especially...Show More Summary