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Israeli forces martyr Palestinian teenager in occupied West Bank

08 August, 2020 7:33 pm 7:33 pm

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli soldiers fired at Palestinians in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, martyring a Palestinian teenager. Palestinian health and municipal officials said Mohammad Damer Hamdan, 16, was martyred by Israeli forces and two other Palestinians were wounded. The Hamas Islamist militant group issued a statement mourning his death. Imad Zahran, chairman of … Read More

Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Va...

09 September, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in a statement that “all signed agreements with Israel and the obligations resulting … Read More

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Plans to annex settlements in West Bank if reelected: Israeli PM

04 April, 2019 4:17 pm 4:17 pm

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office, a last-minute pre-election promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world. In an interview with Israeli Channel 12 News three days ahead of the April … Read More

Palestinian kills 2 Israeli soldiers after Israel kills 2 in West Bank raid...

12 December, 2018 9:29 pm 9:29 pm

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – A Palestinian gunman killed two Israeli soldiers at a bus station in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Israel’s military said, hours after Israeli forces killed two Hamas fugitives it blamed for earlier deadly attacks. Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman, said the gunman had climbed from a car … Read More

West Bank visitors attracted to hotel adorned by Banksy art

10 October, 2018 9:50 am 9:50 am

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) – Guests at the Walled Off Hotel in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on Tuesday admired the works of British street artist Banksy, whose wall paintings and other works adorn the establishment. Three Banksy prints go under the hammer in Paris on Wednesday, a first auction of his works … Read More