West Bank

Palestinian group erects Saddam Hussein monument in West Bank

Palestinian activists have built a monument to the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in the West Bank.

Saddam Hussein

Israel, US coordinated on settlement construction

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently pledged the construction of 3,800 new housing units in West Bank settlements. But in fact, the …

Israel

Egypt Ready To Help Palestinians, Assist In Peace Talks, White House Official Says

A senior White House official reiterated requirements laid out last week by Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the peace …

Jewish Culture

West Bank levee authority to push tax election to spring | NOLA.com

The West Bank regional levee authority will hold a special meeting Tuesday evening (Oct. 24) to move an election on a proposed 10-year, 4.75-mill …

New Orleans

Israel, PA and Jordan to practice fighting fires together

400 first responders are expected to participate.<p>An EU sponsored two-day forest fire drill involving Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority …

Israel

Deputy Hamas Chief: Iran to continue support for 'resistance'

Hamas Deputy Chairman Salih al-Arouri spoke of Iran's commitment to the Palestinian cause after meeting with senior Iranian officials in Tehran.<p>Iran …

Israel

The attempt to outlaw Israeli human rights organizations means the Jewish state may soon be forced to shed its image of a liberal democratic state. Are Israelis ready for that? The war of attrition against Israel’s human rights community took…

<b>The attempt to outlaw Israeli human rights organizations means the Jewish state may soon be forced to shed its image of a liberal democratic state.</b> …

B'Tselem

Man arrested after Facebook translates 'good morning' as 'attack them'

Social media monitoring combined with Facebook’s AI mistranslating a post led to a man being wrongfully arrested for “suspicion of incitement.”<p>A …

Social Media Monitoring

IDF arrest Hamas operative in overnight raids

A Hamas operative riding a vehicle in which 70,000 NIS' worth of terror funds was arrested near Hebron by IDF, Shin Bet and Border Police on Friday …

Shin Bet

Gaza to get second cellular network

A Palestinian cellular provider says it will soon expand coverage from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip.<p>Wataniya Mobile, a subsidiary of Qatar's …

Israel

'This is my country': Cambridge University bans Arabic students travelling to Palestine over deportation fears

The University of Cambridge has banned its Arabic students from studying in Palestinian territories as part of their year abroad.

University of Cambridge

Israeli police arrest 15 over campaign to stop Jew-Arab dating

| <b>Published —</b> Monday 23 October 2017<p>In this file photo, an Israeli policeman uses pepper spray against a Palestinian medic during clashes outside …

Israel

After TV report, US official says no peace proposal ‘imminent’

A television report claiming US President Donald Trump’s administration will shortly unveil a formal proposal for Middle East peace is unfounded, …

Israel

UN envoy condemns Hamas

The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, on Sunday blasted Hamas leaders for their statements …

Israel

Hamas visit to Tehran defines the limits of Palestinian reconciliation

Tehran was the first stop for Hamas after signing a reconciliation agreement with Fatah in Cairo ten days ago.<p>Any hopes that Hamas would become more …

Israel

How Israel engages in 'water apartheid'

<b>Jordan Valley, Occupied West Bank -</b> Water is not scarce in the Jordan Valley, known as the traditional "breadbasket of Palestine" - yet Palestinian …

Palestinian Authority

'Displacement is not beautiful': Critics slam Westbank's Fight for Beauty exhibition

Real estate developer Westbank says its exhibition is a philanthropic endeavor meant to promote art<p>Critics are slamming a major Vancouver real estate …

Art

The Threats Posed to Israel by a Palestinian State

To the IDF reserve general <b>Gershon Hacohen</b>, the creation of a Palestinian state in the West Bank would, given the current circumstances of the Middle …

Israel

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

DUBAI (Reuters) - The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Israel's arch-enemy Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks.<p>Hamas, which is designated as a terrorist group by …

World News

Former defense minister, courted by Labor Party: There'll be no peace, West Bank can hold millions of more settlers

'The illusion of peace has now evaporated,' said Moshe Ya'alon, but so has 'the illusion of a Greater Land of Israel'

Israel

Defying U.S., Israeli demands on Palestinian reconciliation, senior Hamas delegation arrives in Iran

A delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Tehran on Friday for meetings with Iranian officials after the Gaza Strip organization announced …

Israel

West Bank hospital chief: Israeli army fired tear gas into compound

The Israeli army fired tear gas into the compound of the Darwish Nazzal Hospital in the West Bank city of Qalqilya, general manager Ghassan Barakat …

Teargas

Peace conditions

The security cabinet included the humanitarian condition that Hamas must return the bodies of Israeli soldiers as well as the two Israeli citizens it …

Israel

Odd to Use "West Bank" - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

As we know, the names of the geographical area which Israel administers since 1967 that were within the original territory of the Mandate for …

Opinion

Dutch Pro-Palestinian Activist Named Deputy Foreign Minister

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Dutch activist for Palestinian rights who is married to a senior member of the PLO was nominated cabinet minister for …

Jewish Culture

IDF soldier mistakenly enters Palestinian town, returned by PA police

Troop was on a run, not in uniform when he strayed into West Bank town of Beit UmmarThe post IDF soldier mistakenly enters Palestinian town, returned …

Palestinian Authority

Settler violence on the rise as olive harvest begins in West Bank

<b>Since the beginning of the olive harvest two weeks ago, Israeli human rights organizations have documented 10 cases of settler violence and theft</b> …

Israel

What protection will the unity government offer Palestinian journalists?

Far from exercising their right to reporting, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have ensured that Palestinian journalists continue to face …

Palestinian Authority

Israel uses military laws to strangle Palestinian media

At least eight Palestinian TV and media production companies were raided on 17 October in the West Bank and are being forced to close for six months. …

Israel

Three issues that could derail the Fatah-Hamas deal

What will happen to Hamas' arms stockpiles, administration and employees still remains unclear.<p>Last week's talks between Fatah and Hamas for a unity government have encouraged mild optimism among Palestinians that this time negotiations could succeed.<p>In spite of the positive tone of the statement …

Israel