Tag: West Bank
Palestinian Authority says it has repaid nearly US$100 million in debts in two months.
The Arab league regards Benjamin Netanyahu’s statement as undermining the chances of any progress in the peace process and will torpedo all its foundations.
Palestinians have voiced fears that Benjamin Netanyahu could defy international consensus and move ahead with annexation.
The demolition is the latest round of protracted wrangling over the future of Jerusalem and sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity.
Israel has expanded its settlements while a peace process aimed at resolving the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been stalemated.
A US ambassador has just heated up an ongoing conflict with regards to the West Bank stating Israel has some right to annex the area.
The decision leads to fresh anger from groups opposed to the settlements, which are considered illegal under international law.
Home-sharing platform Airbnb on Tuesday announced it will back off a plan to remove Jewish settler homes in the occupied West Bank from its...
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the West Bank was Palestinian territory and Israel's occupation violated international law.
Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex settlements in occupied West Bank stating he would apply Israeli sovereignty.
Settlements built on land occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War are deemed illegal by the international community.
Peace plans by Israel in the past provided a partial withdrawal from the West Bank as well as the maintenance of major settlement blocs.
Deadline set by new US legislation which allows lawsuits against foreign aid recipients prompts decision.
Abbas's movement recommended the formation of a new government with members of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation.
The Israeli army said an assailant was shot dead right after he tried to stab a soldier in occupied West Bank.
Netanyahu's comments came after two soldiers were shot dead at a central West Bank bus station near a settlement.
The family house was completely destroyed in a controlled explosion.
Tensions have been running high in the West Bank over the past week with two deadly attacks against Israelis.
Army spokesman Jonathan Conricus called it a terrorist attack but added that other unspecified factors were involved.
The tomb is holy to Jews but is deep inside the West Bank, territory that is supposed to form a key part of a future Palestinian state.
Video footage shared on social media purportedly showed the assailant approaching an older man near the mall entrance and stabbing him.
The Palestinian chief negotiator said that the Trump administration was siding with Israel on core issues of the conflict.
The protesters have been demanding the right of return to homes their families fled or were expelled from during the 1948 war that accompanied Israel's creation.
Palestinians say the demolition is part of an Israeli push to create an arc of settlements that would effectively cut off East Jerusalem from the West Bank.
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