Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

West Bank


Palestinians say Israeli troops kill man in West Bank

January 30, 2023 5:53 pm

The killing marks the latest bloodshed in spiralling violence that comes as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits the region.

Seven killed in synagogue attack as West Bank violence spirals

January 28, 2023 8:51 am

Police said the gunman arrived at around 8.15 p.m. and opened fire, hitting a number of people before he was killed by police.

Palestinians say Israeli troops kill 9 in West Bank raid

January 26, 2023 4:52 pm

The violence occurred during what Palestinian health officials described as a fierce operation in broad daylight in the Jenin refugee camp, a militant stronghold of the West Bank.

What in the world is happening in Israel?

December 17, 2022 12:47 pm

Just because the two-state concept is vanishing doesn’t mean the one-state solution — with Israel alone controlling the West Bank, Jerusalem and pre-1967 Israel forever — automatically becomes the easy default. Not at all.

A new Palestinian leader rises in the West Bank. He’s very unpopular

July 15, 2022 11:26 am

Though Mahmoud Abbas is 87, he has never designated an heir apparent to lead the Palestinian Authority, which administers parts of the West Bank and the 2.7 million Palestinians who live there.

Explained: Why Unilever sold its Ben & Jerry’s ice cream business in Israel to avoid West Bank row

June 30, 2022 9:56 pm

The deal comes a year after the US-based ice cream brand sparked controversy by announcing that it would stop marketing products in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories as it was “inconsistent” with its values.

India says it remains deeply concerned by developments in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza

June 28, 2022 2:20 pm

India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador R Ravindra said India is following the developments in Masafer Yatta with concern, noting that tensions have risen over the potential legal eviction of the Palestinian families.

Palestinian assailants shoot dead Israeli guard in West Bank

April 30, 2022 6:36 pm

The Israeli military said early Saturday that the attackers arrived at the Ariel settlement entrance and shot the guard in his post before fleeing the scene. The military launched a pursuit of the suspects in the West Bank.

In a village divided, Palestinians see their hold on territory eroding

April 11, 2022 12:32 pm

Carved up over decades, the village of Walaja sits partly in the occupied West Bank and partly in Jerusalem. Palestinians say this type of fragmentation undermines prospects for a state.

Israel army raids West Bank town as tensions soar

April 10, 2022 10:47 pm

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have been running high in recent days. Israeli forces have carried out fresh raids in the West Bank after a spate of recent deadly attacks.