Dec 26, 2014

Israeli girl seriously wounded in West Bank firebomb attack

An Israeli man and his 11-year-old daughter were wounded Thursday when assailants threw a firebomb at their vehicle in the northern West Bank, the army said. A military spokeswoman told AFP the assailants, believed to be Palestinians, threw a Molotov cocktail at the car ...

Palestinian Cabinet member dead after clash with Israeli troops

Dec 11, 2014

Palestinian Cabinet member dead after clash with Israeli troops

A Palestinian Cabinet member died Wednesday after a scuffle with Israeli troops during a West Bank protest, and images of an Israeli officer grabbing the 55-year-old by the throat before he collapsed quickly stirred Palestinian anger at a time of badly strained relations with ...

Unrest spreads as Israeli woman is killed in knife attacks

Nov 11, 2014

Unrest spreads as Israeli woman is killed in knife attacks

An Israeli woman was killed and three others wounded Monday in two separate Palestinian knife attacks as months of unrest in Jerusalem spread across Israel and the occupied West Bank. Monday’s violence began in Tel Aviv where a Palestinian teenager from the northern West ...

Sep 24, 2014

Abbas plans Israeli West Bank pullout resolution Friday

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday that he will submit a resolution to the U.N. Security Council on Friday seeking a three-year timetable for the withdrawal of Israeli forces from the West Bank. The resolution will be handed in immediately after Abbas speaks at ...

U.N. warns over Israeli plan to relocate West Bank Bedouin

Sep 22, 2014

U.N. warns over Israeli plan to relocate West Bank Bedouin

The U.N.’s Palestinian refugee agency on Sunday urged the international community to oppose Israeli plans to relocate thousands of Palestinian Bedouin from the central West Bank. “If such a plan were implemented this would … give rise to concerns that it amounts to a ...

U.S. urges Israel to reverse plan to seize West Bank land

Sep 2, 2014

U.S. urges Israel to reverse plan to seize West Bank land

The United States urged Israel on Monday to reverse its latest plan to seize Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area of the occupied West Bank. “This announcement, like every other settlement announcement Israel makes, planning step they approve, and construction tender they issue, is ...