Middle East/Palestinian Territories


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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on September 3, 2020.

West Bank: PA chief calls on authorities to restore order

Palestinian official says gunmen in the West Bank are taking orders from extremist groups in Gaza

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A general view shows the West Bank Jewish settlement of Efrat, on March 10, 2022.

Booking.com issues West Bank warning

'Please review any travel advisories about your stay in this area, which may be considered conflict-affected'

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Le nouveau secrétaire général du Comité exécutif de l'OLP, Hussein al-Sheikh, accorde une interview à l'Associated Press dans son bureau de Ramallah, le 13 juin 2022.

Aide to Palestinian Authority chief to meet senior officials in US

This comes as the West Bank continues to experience one of its bloodiest periods in years

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Palestinian Territories
A woman crosses a street by the Separation Wall in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on December 22, 2008.

US urges Israel to probe death of Palestinian child

'We are heartbroken by the death of an innocent child. We support an immediate and thorough investigation'

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Palestinian Territories
Israeli soldiers carry out an overnight raid in the West Bank, September 7, 2022.

Israeli car hit in West Bank drive-by shooting

A manhunt is underway for the suspects, Israel's military says

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Palestinian Territories
Des touristes arrivent du côté jordanien du pont Allenby entre la Cisjordanie et la Jordanie le 19 juillet 2022

Israel to pilot '24/7 access' to Allenby crossing

'It’s worth the investment to get to 24/7 access & will make a real difference in people’s lives'

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Palestinian Territories
Israeli soldiers and police inspect the scene of a fatal shooting attack in Tapuach Junction, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, on May 2, 2021.

Gunmen open fire on Israeli soldiers in West Bank

Incident comes amid heightened tensions over the Jewish New Year

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Palestinian Territories
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, August 18 2015

PA's Abbas discusses cooperation with Israel's Herzog

'Both leaders expressed their hope that in the coming year civil and security cooperation will be enhanced'

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Nasser al-Qidwa, haut responsable du Fatah, le 26 mars 2006

After exile in France, Arafat's nephew returns to Gaza

The former Fatah official unleashes a harsh invective against 'totalitarian' Abbas

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Benny Gantz lors du lancement de la campagne du parti pour les prochaines élections, le 6 septembre 2022.

Israel’s Gantz tells Abbas Palestinian security must act to stop terror in West Bank

Abbas called Gantz to send him holiday regards as Jews celebrate New Year

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Le président palestinien Mahmud Abbas lors de la 77e session de l'Assemblée générale des Nations unies, le 23 septembre 2022 à New York.

PA's Abbas: Israel 'destroying the 2-state solution'

'We no longer have an Israeli partner to whom we can talk,' says Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

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Palestinian Territories
Les logos des applications de téléphonie mobile pour Facebook, Instagram et WhatsApp à New York, le 5 octobre 2021

Report: Palestinians 'excessively censored' by FB during 2021 war

Report finds 'unintentional bias,' not deliberate discrimination

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Palestinian Territories
Israeli soldiers near the Hawara checkpoint, outside the West Bank city of Nablus, on May 17, 2022.

Israeli soldier wounded in car ramming attack in West Bank’s Hawara

The terrorist was 'neutralized,' Israel's army says

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian protesters clash with Palestinian security forces in Nablus in the West Bank on September 20, 2022.

Palestinian factions in West Bank’s Nablus agree to end violence

'It was agreed to end all disputes and stop the tensions in the city'

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Palestinian fishermen propel a boat past a raft carrying a man smoking a waterpipe in the Mediterranean sea off Gaza City, Gaza, on December 28, 2020.

Gaza: Marine fish farm makes up for dwindling catch

Gaza's fishing boats operate under an Israeli-Egyptian blockade, reducing the size of their catch

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians wave the Hamas flag in village of Aqaba near Nablus, in the north of the West Bank on May 12, 2021.

Hamas member arrest sparks clashes in Nablus

Israeli officials have blasted the Palestinian Authority for its inability to act against terrorists

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Palestinian Territories
An exterior view of the Tiny House during Booking.com's "Tiny House With Big Personality" Curated By Kevin Hart on September 27, 2018 in New York City

Booking.com to warn travelers against staying in Israeli settlements

'Certain areas affected by conflict may pose a greater risk to travelers'

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Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian sweeps dust off parts of a Byzantine-era mosaic floor that was uncovered by a farmer in Bureij in the central Gaza Strip, on September 5, 2022.

Gaza: Farmer discovers Byzantine-era mosaic

The ornate mosaic represents one of the most important archaeological treasures ever discovered in Gaza

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Palestinian Territories
Des ambulanciers du Magen David Adom transportent un homme blessé par balle dans la zone des urgences de l'hôpital Hadassah-Ein Karem à Jérusalem, samedi 26 mai 2007.

West Bank: Manhunt after Palestinian terrorist wounds civilian

An 18-year-old man was shot in his upper body but was fully conscious and could "communicate" with paramedics

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Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian villager looks at graffiti sprayed on a wall at the entrance to a mosque, the site of attempted arson, in the village of Zita in the West Bank city of Nablus, on March 24, 2022.

Canadian soldiers enter West Bank to gather info about settlers

The two foreigners left the area after the intervention of the Israeli forces

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Jordan's King Abdullah II, left, speaks with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on June 25, 2018

Trump offered West Bank to Jordan's king - report

'I couldn’t breathe. I was bent doubled-over,' Abdullah said, according to a new book

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Palestinian Territories
The late Israel Defense Forces Major Bar Falach who was killed on the night of September 13, 2022 during operational activity near the Jalma crossing in the West Bank.

Israeli army officer killed in firefight at West Bank fence

Two Palestinian terrorists killed in shootout near Jenin early Wednesday

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Palestinian women cross an Israeli checkpoint between the West Bank town of Bethlehem and Jerusalem on May 18, 2018.

Palestinian women harassed by Palestinian men at checkpoint

'Palestinian workers... are subjected to many different types of exploitation, harassment, and repression'

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, on September 6, 2022.

Russia’s Lavrov meets with Hamas chief in Moscow

'The main attention was paid to the development of the situation in the Middle East region," Russia says