West Bank

Israeli restrictions choke West Bank economy

2013-10-08 17:12

The Palestinian economy in the Israeli-occupied West Bank shrank for the first time in a decade due to restrictions imposed by Israel, says the World Bank.

West Bank clashes erupt after funeral

2013-02-25 21:50

Palestinians have clashed with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank after the funeral of a Palestinian who died in an Israeli jail.

Israel delays West Bank apartments

2010-10-27 21:24

Jewish settlers say Israel's defense minister is holding up construction on thousands of apartments that could be built immediately in the West Bank.

Israelis cover 42% of West Bank

2010-07-06 14:07

Israeli settlements control more than 42% of the West Bank, much of it seized from private Palestinian landowners, an Israeli human rights group says.

West Bank prison abuse down

2010-04-07 22:13

The Palestinian Authority's treatment of West Bank detainees has improved but rights violations remain rampant across the Palestinian territories according to a rights group.

Jews rampage in West Bank

2009-06-01 20:05

Jewish settler mobs have rampaged in the West Bank, hurling stones, burning fields and wounding at least four Palestinians.


UK consul forced out of West Bank campus

2013-03-05 18:11

Scores of Palestinian students have forced the British consul general to make a hasty departure from a West Bank university campus.

Israel arrests 20 of Hamas armed wing

2013-01-31 20:24

Israel's Shin Bet domestic security service and army have announced the arrest of about 20 members of Hamas' armed wing in Hebron.

West Bank attack on Israelis

2010-08-31 19:17

The Israeli military says a Palestinian gunman has killed four Israelis in an attack in the West Bank.

Hamas accused of arms smuggling

2010-05-06 19:56

The Palestinian president has accused Hamas militants of smuggling large amounts of weapons into the West Bank, just as peace talks with Israel are getting under way.

Obama hoping for new era

2009-06-04 09:03

US President Barack Obama is in Cairo and he's hoping to usher in a new era in America's relations with the world's 1.5 billion Muslims.

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