Showing posts with label West Bank. Show all posts
Showing posts with label West Bank. Show all posts

Friday, June 22, 2018

Israel Orders Eviction of Jordan Valley Families for Military Training

Jordan Valley
Israeli occupation authorities on Friday ordered 21 Palestinian families from Homsat al-Foqa, a small village in the Northern Jordan Valley region in the occupied West Bank, to leave their homes next Tuesday to make way for Israeli military training in the area.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

EU slams Israeli decision to demolish West Bank Bedouin village

West Bank Bedouin village
The European Union on Thursday urged Israel to reconsider its decision to demolish a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, saying it undermines “prospects for a lasting peace”.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Israeli court approves razing West Bank Bedouin village

Israeli court approves razing West Bank Bedouin village
Israel's supreme court ruled Thursday in favor of demolishing a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, despite a campaign by European governments to save it.

Israel to Build 2,500 Settler Units in Occupied West Bank

Israel to Build 2,500 Settler Units in Occupied West Bank
Israel's defense minister said on Thursday he plans to seek approval next week for the construction of some 2,500 new settler units in the occupied West Bank.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Israel's Demolishing of West Bank Schools May Amount to Int'l Crime : Watchdog

Israel's Demolishing of West Bank Schools May Amount to Int'l Crime
Israel’s policy of demolishing schools in the West Bank and denying the Palestinians building permits for new ones violates local residents’ right to education and pressures Palestinians to leave the Israeli-controlled areas, which may be ultimately qualified as an international crime, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Cisjordanie: Israël légalise une colonie dont un résident a été tué

Cisjordanie
Les autorités israéliennes ont légalisé dimanche une colonie de Cisjordanie jusque-là dépourvue d'autorisation, en réponse au meurtre de l'un de ses résidents, le rabbin Raziel Shevah, le mois dernier dans une attaque palestinienne.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Israeli, Palestinian ministers meet for first time since US Jerusalem recognition

Israeli-occupied West Bank
Israeli and Palestinian ministers and other senior officials met during a ceremony on Tuesday for the first time since the White House's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Abbas condemns Israeli ruling party vote for West Bank annexation

West Bank annexation
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Monday harshly condemned a vote by Israel's ruling party in support of annexing large parts of the West Bank and criticised the United States for its silence.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

EU Calls on Israel to Stop Plans for New West Bank Settlements

West Bank Settlements
Israel must halt new building plans for settler homes in the West Bank, the European Union’s Foreign Service said in a statement on Wednesday, warning that such settlements threatened any future peace deal with the Palestinians.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Netanyahu rules out removal of Israeli settlement from West Bank

Israeli settlements  West Bank
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Wednesday never to remove Israeli settlement from the West Bank, even in case of a possible deal with the Palestinians.

Monday, September 25, 2017

PLO to Request ICC Investigation of Israeli Settlement Activity

International Criminal Court (ICC)
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) decided to submit an official request to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate illegal Israeli settlement activity in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi told Ma’an on Monday.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Palestinian official says US delegation visit 'crucial'

West Bank
Palestinian President Abbas' spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudeinah said Thursday that the visit of the US delegation to the West Bank city of Ramallah and their meeting with Abbas are crucial and important.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Hamas hails stabbing attack on Israelis near Ramallah

West Bank
Islamic Hamas movement hailed on Friday night the stabbing attack carried out by a Palestinian attacker into an Israeli settlement near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Israeli PM Slams EU for Imposing Conditions for Closer Integration

Brussels opposes the Israeli settlement of the West Bank and considers the territory the domain of the Palestinians
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday harshly criticized Brussels for considering peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians as a precondition for the rapprochement between the country and the bloc.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Israel says UNESCO Hebron vote "shameful"

Israel on Friday slammed as "shameful" a resolution by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to declare the West Bank's old city of Hebron a World Heritage site in danger.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Tension persists in West Bank after Jerusalem attacks

Tension persists in West Bank after Jerusalem attacks
The situation remained tense in Israel-occupied West Bank on Saturday, one day after three Palestinians and an Israeli policewoman were killed in attacks in East Jerusalem.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.