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Palestinian twins open café in converted jet in West Bank

August 27, 2021 5:56 pm

Khamis al-Sairafi and brother Ata have converted an old Boeing 707 into a café and restaurant for customers to board.

Palestinians arrest 24 demonstrators in occupied West Bank

August 22, 2021 10:43 pm

The demonstrators had planned to call for accountability in the death of Nizar Banat, an outspoken critic of the Palestinian Authority who died in custody on June 24 shortly after he was arrested.

Air raid sirens sound in Israel after rocket fired from Gaza

August 17, 2021 9:34 am

The Israeli military said in a statement that it identified one rocket launch that was intercepted by aerial defense batteries.

Soccer team was lone bright spot in West Bank village. Virus took that, too.

July 26, 2021 11:23 am

For the residents of Wadi al-Nis, in the occupied West Bank, the team’s disappointing season was one more example of how the coronavirus has aggravated the already hardscrabble circumstances in the village.

Palestinians say teen killed by Israeli gunfire in West Bank

July 24, 2021 12:17 pm

The violence erupted at a protest against Israeli settlements near the city of Ramallah.

Palestinian killed in West Bank clash, retaliatory Israeli strikes in Gaza

July 04, 2021 8:46 am

An Israeli military spokesperson said that soldiers had been trying to disperse confrontations that erupted between Israeli settlers and Palestinians from a nearby village in the West Bank.

Israeli govt, settlers reach deal over West Bank outpost

July 01, 2021 8:50 am

The hilltop settlement near the Palestinian city of Nablus was established without Israeli government permits in May and is now home to more than 50 families.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian attack suspect in West Bank Jerusalem

June 16, 2021 6:52 pm

In recent years, Israel has seen a series of shootings, stabbings and car ramming attacks against Israeli soldiers and settlers in the West Bank. Most have been carried out by Palestinians with no apparent links to organized militant groups.

Israeli police say woman with knife shot dead in West Bank

June 12, 2021 8:24 pm

Several amateur videos captured by Palestinians at the crossing showed the woman lying on the ground at the Israeli side of the crossing.

Two Palestinian officers reported killed in West Bank shootout

June 10, 2021 12:15 pm

Online video appears to show Palestinian officers taking cover behind a vehicle as gunshots are heard in the background. One shouts that they are exchanging fire with Israeli "undercover" forces.