Tag Archives: West Bank

Biden criticizes Palestinians for not condemning attack

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized Palestinians for a "failure to condemn" a stabbing spree that killed an American student & war veteran the day before,…

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Israeli opposition leader wants to begin separating from Palestinians

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Wednesday that no peace deal was possible for now & his country must commence unilaterally separating from the Palestinians "as much…

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Netanyahu rejects French ultimatum on Palestinian statehood

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for a more "sober" approach toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in dismissing a French peace initiative as…

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U.N. chief Ban slams Israeli settlements as 'provocative acts'

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday slammed Israel's settlement activities as "provocative acts" that raise questions approximately the nation's commitment to a two-state…

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Israelis enter Hebron homes sparking clashes

Hebron (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Dozens of Israeli Jews entered two buildings in the centre of the Palestinian city of Hebron on Thursday, sparking violent clashes over disputed ownership claims,…

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Israeli liberals cry foul over funding disclosure bill

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Cabinet ministers gave preliminary approval Sunday to a bill that imposes new disclosure requirements on nonprofit groups that receive foreign funding — drawing accusations the government…

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Israeli forces say shoot dead two Palestinian assailants

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli security forces said they shot dead two Palestinian assailants on Saturday in separate incidents in Jerusalem & the occupied West Bank, as 12 weeks of heightened…

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Jerusalem knife attacker shot dead, Israeli police say

Jerusalem (AFP) – A Palestinian man tried to stab an Israeli police officer on Saturday near Jerusalem's Old City & was killed, a police spokeswoman said. Later, the army said…

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Israeli ministers approve new restrictions on dovish groups

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Cabinet ministers on Sunday gave preliminary approval to a bill that imposes new disclosure requirements on nonprofit groups that receive foreign funding — drawing accusations it…

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Bethlehem pilgrims celebrate Christmas against backdrop of violence

Bethlehem (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Pilgrims began celebrating Christmas Thursday in the birthplace of Jesus, yet festivities were subdued against a backdrop of violence in the Holy Land & a…

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