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France slams Israel’s plan to build 800 new settlement units in West Bank

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France condemned the announcement by the Israeli government to build 800 new housing units in the settlements in the West Bank, the French Foreign...
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In muted Bethlehem midnight Mass, patriarch prays for end to pandemic

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dpa/GNA, In a sombre Christmas celebration in the Biblical birthplace of Jesus, Roman Catholic spiritual leader in the Holy Land Pierbattista Pizzaballa prayed for...
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EU organizes cycling event in West Bank to fight violence against women

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The European Union, in partnership with the non-government Sharek Youth Forum, organized Thursday a cycling event in the West Bank city of Jericho to...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

West Bank annexation “isn’t off the table” – Netanyahu

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that his plan to annex portions of the Israeli-occupied West Bank "isn't off the table" yet. "The...
A Palestinian policeman speaks to a driver at a checkpoint at the entrance of the West Bank city of Nablus, March 23, 2020. Palestinian authorities on Sunday declared a 14-day lockdown on the West Bank as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced a ban on transportation and movement between the West Bank districts, urging citizens to stay at home. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Smartphone app tracks COVID-19 patients under quarantine in West Bank

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Authorities in the southern West Bank district of Hebron have developed a smartphone application to track Palestinians infected with COVID-19. After the recorded patients download...
A Palestinian man sits in front of Israeli soldiers during clashes at Tayasir checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tubas, on Feb. 25, 2020. Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators clashed on Tuesday with Israeli soldiers at an Israeli army roadblock on a road leading to the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, medical and security sources said. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Israel, U.S. agree on Israeli annexation of West Bank despite differing on timing, size

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday in Jerusalem, discussing the COVID-19 pandemic as well as...
A member of Palestinian medical team is seen at an emergency center for monitoring, screening and preventive health care education about COVID-19, which was recently established by the Palestinian Ministry of Health, in the West Bank city of Nablus, March 9, 2020. Palestine on Monday reported six new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of the infected Palestinians to 25. (Photo by Ayman Nobani/Xinhua)

Palestinian firm aims to help fight COVID-19 by producing immunity-boosting nutritional supplements

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by Saud Abu Ramadan Amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic, a Palestinian pharmaceutical company based in the West Bank city of Hebron has...
A Palestinian man sits in front of Israeli soldiers during clashes at Tayasir checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tubas, on Feb. 25, 2020. Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators clashed on Tuesday with Israeli soldiers at an Israeli army roadblock on a road leading to the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, medical and security sources said. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Israeli settlers assault Palestinian homes in West Bank

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The Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that several Israeli settlers on Tuesday attacked Palestinian homes in the West Bank's Jordan Valley...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine calls for international pressure to halt Israeli annexation of West Bank

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Palestine said it is in contact with world powers to prevent Israel from advancing its plan to annex parts of the West Bank, according...
Palestinians take part in a protest against the death of Palestinian prisoner Bassam al-Sayeh in Gaza City, Sept. 9, 2019. Bassam al-Sayeh from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, who suffered cancer, died in an Israeli prison. The Palestinians slammed Israel for medical negligence. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

Palestine welcomes Amazon’s decision to undo discriminatory shipment policy

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Palestine on Wednesday welcomed U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon's decision to undo its discriminatory shipment policy in the occupied West Bank. According to...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestinian cars vandalized in hate crime attack

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Israeli police said Wednesday that some vehicles were damaged and Anti-Arab slogans were spray-painted in a Palestinian village in the West Bank in an...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

PLO accuses Israel of seeking to undermine Palestinian control in Area B in West...

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Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Saturday accused Israel of seeking to undermine the Palestinian Authority (PA)'s control in Area B in the West Bank. ...
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Israel resumes agricultural imports from West Bank

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Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said Thursday that agricultural imports from the West Bank to Israel will be resumed. The...
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Palestine says new Israeli electricity grid in West Bank consolidates occupation

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Palestine said on Sunday that the Israeli plan to build a new electricity grid in the West Bank aims at "consolidation of illegal occupation." ...
Palestinian leaders have rejected the plan as an attempt by the US and Israel to 'finish off the Palestinian cause' [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]

Palestinians demonstrate against U.S. Mideast peace plan

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Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated on Tuesday in the West Bank and Gaza against the U.S. Mideast peace plan, known as the "Deal of the...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Israel to annex parts of West Bank according to Trump’s Mideast peace plan –...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed on Tuesday U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, saying his government will act to annex parts...
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Israeli settlers set on fire Palestinian classroom in northern West Bank: security source

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Israeli settlers set on fire on Tuesday one of the classrooms at a Palestinian school near the northern West Bank city of Nablus and...
Palestine

Small Palestinian village in West Bank struggles to survive in face of restrictions

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A small Palestinian village named Shushahleh in the West Bank is evacuated every night by the Israeli army, citing that the villagers should not...

West Bank Shooting injured one Israeli

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An Israeli bus driver was wounded overnight between Saturday and Sunday in a shooting attack in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the military said on...
Israeli soldiers rest by their armoured personnel carriers (APC) stationed on the Israel-Gaza border on November 15, 2012.

Israeli troops arrests 6 whilst hitting Hamas post

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Palestinian sources said Sunday that the Israeli army struck a post in the Gaza Strip, injuring one Palestinian and arresting six others in the...
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Burning of mosque in West Bank criminal – Abbas

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday condemned Israeli settlers for torching a mosque in the northern West Bank village of Aqraba. "Burning the mosque is...
AFP/File / Abbas Momani Palestine Liberation Organisation second in command Saeb Erakat has demanded an apology from Eurovision song contest organisers after the Palestinian flag was among a list of banned banners at next month's event in Sweden

Door To Possibile Sovereign Palestinian State Closing

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The Palestinian Foreign Affairs Ministry has have condemned the ‘Israeli encroachment and other illegal measures’ being undertaken in Jerusalem. A statement issued on Friday by...

Controversial artistic hotel by Banksy opens in Bethlehem

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New exotic destination is added in the historical West Bank city of Bethlehem, which is a hotel with a view overlooking the Israeli built...
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PNA may hold municipal elections only in West Bank

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The Prime Minister of the Palestinian consensus government, Rami Hamdallah, warned on Sunday that municipal elections might be held only in the West Bank,...
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Israeli soldier injured by explosive in West Bank

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The Israeli military said that a soldier was slightly injured by an explosive device hurled at him near the West Bank city of Nablus...
European Union

EU berates Israel’s bill to legalize settlements in West Bank

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European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday decried the newly-adopted Israeli bill which legalizes settlements built on Palestinian land in the...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN chief “deeply regrets” Israeli adoption of bill to retroactively legalize settlements in West...

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said that he "deeply regrets" that Israel adopted a bill late Monday that would retroactively legalize Jewish settlements...
A settler woman walks past an Israeli soldier standing guard in East Jerusalem. Photo: IRIN/Andreas Hackl (file photo)

UN concerned over Israeli announcements to advance settlement units in occupied West Bank

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The United Nations on Wednesday expressed its concern over recent announcements by the Israeli government to advance over 5,000 settlement units in the occupied...
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Israeli police start evacuating unauthorized Jewish outpost in West Bank

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Israeli police started on Wednesday noon to evacuate the unauthorized outpost of Amona in the West Bank, a police spokesperson said in a statement. ...
An Israeli trooper walks next to his tank near the Gaza Strip on January 13, 2016.

Massive police presence outside Jewish outpost in West Bank ahead of evacuation

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Over 3,000 Israeli police officers arrived at the illegal West Bank outpost of Amona on Wednesday morning to carry out a court-ordered eviction of...