Middle East/Palestinian Territories


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Palestinian Territories
Israeli soldiers guard a road at the Homesh outpost, west of the West Bank city of Nablus, on December 30, 2021.

Activists, police clash over Homesh: ‘The illegal outpost must be evacuated now’

Homesh outpost is considered a symbolic site for the Jewish settlement movement

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Palestinian Territories
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) seen with Palestinian Minister Hussein al-Sheikh as he arrives for a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, July 24, 2021

Hussein al-Sheikh appointed PLO secretary general

Position was previously held by the late Saeb Erekat

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Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian woman holds a photograph of late Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh,  in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on May 11, 2022.

Palestinian probe blames Israel for journalist's death

Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed 'directly and deliberately' by Israeli soldiers, the PA probe found

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Palestinian Territories
Le ministre palestinien des Affaires étrangères, Riyad al-Maliki, et le ministre turc des Affaires étrangères, Mevlut Cavusoglu, assistent à une conférence de presse après leur rencontre dans la ville de Ramallah, en Cisjordanie le 24 mai 2022.

Turkish minister aims to boost Palestinian economy in rare West Bank trip

Cavusoglu pledged to push ahead with plans to construct an industrial zone in the Palestinian territories

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah, August 18, 2020.

PA calls on Turkish FM to end Israeli 'escalation'

'The message to the Israeli side will be: stop any form of escalation in the conflict'

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Palestinian Territories
Workers rebuild a section of Israel's separation barrier after a part of it collapsed last week, between Jerusalem and the West Bank village of A-Ram, February 6, 2022.

Explainer: The West Bank security barrier and its gaps

In 2002, Israel began building a security barrier throughout the West Bank, one still riddled with holes

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Palestinian Territories
Le cercueil de la journaliste d'Al-Jazeera Shireen Abu Akleh portée vers le cimetière, lors de son cortège funèbre à Jérusalem, le 13 mai 2022

Palestinian Authority files report on Al Jazeera reporter's death to ICC

'What happened in the killing of Abu Akleh is a crime'

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Palestinian Territories
Israeli authorities demolish a tent in the West Bank area of Masafer, near Yatta, on November 25, 2020.

Israel reportedly begins demolitions, evictions in West Bank firing zone

'We had 30 minutes to get out what we could. It took no time, and our house was gone, again'

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Palestinian Territories
Des travailleurs palestiniens chargent des sacs de farine reçus de l'Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies (UNRWA), camp de réfugiés de Shati, dans la ville de Gaza, le 12 mars 2022

Israel 'enthusiastic' about restoring US aid to Palestinians: US official

Jerusalem urging donor countries to increase aid to Palestinian Authority to prevent collapse

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Palestinian Territories
Des manifestants tiennent des bougies et une photo de la journaliste d'Al Jazeera Shireen Abu Akleh, à Haïfa, en Israël, le 11 mai 2022.

Report: Israeli military police will not immediately investigate journalist's killing

Israeli military disputes the report, stating that an investigation was not ruled out

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Palestinian Territories
Masked Palestinian men hold automatic weapons during clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank city of Jenin on May 13, 2022.

Clashes reported as Israeli counter-terrorism raids in Jenin area continue

14 terrorist suspects arrested throughout Judea and Samaria Division

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Palestinian Territories
Israeli security officers and Palestinian demonstrators next to land confiscated for an Israeli settlement south of Hebron in the West Bank, on February 12, 2022.

Explainer: West Bank settlements vs. outposts

Many settlers say they are simply continuing the work of the 'pioneers' who established Israel

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Palestinian Territories
Mourners carry the casket of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh during her funeral in Jerusalem, on May 13, 2022.

Brother to slain reporter: ‘Everyone was there to mourn Shireen’

Anton Abu Akleh calls the behavior of Israel Police 'brutal' and 'extreme'

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian workers at the Erez crossing in the northern Gaza Strip as they wait to enter Israel for work, on March 13, 2022.

4,600 Gazans enter Israel, highest total at Erez Crossing in 15 years

Sunday marks first time border crossing opened since being closed at the beginning of May

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Palestinian Territories
Jibril Rajoub, haut responsable du Fatah, dans la ville de Ramallah en Cisjordanie, le 2 juillet 2020

Senior Fatah official calls Israel’s PM a 'nazi' like 'Goebbels'

'The world should wake up. It should be alert'

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Palestinian Territories
Masked Palestinian men hold automatic weapons during clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank city of Jenin on May 13, 2022.

Brother of jailed terror chief dies of wounds from battle with Israel's military

Daoud al-Zubaidi was himself considered to be a prominent militant leader in Jenin

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Palestinian Territories
Le secrétaire d'État américain Antony Blinken à la réunion informelle des ministres des Affaires étrangères de l'OTAN sur l'Ukraine à Berlin, le 15 mai 2022

Blinken offers support to family of slain Palestinian journalist

Blinken offered the support of US diplomats in Jerusalem to the family of Abu Akleh

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Palestinian Territories
Mourners carry the casket of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh during her funeral in Jerusalem, on May 13, 2022.

PA welcomes foreign support in probe of journalist’s death

The UN Security Council urges an 'immediate, thorough, transparent, and fair and impartial investigation'

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Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian woman holds a photograph of late Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh,  in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on May 11, 2022.

PA rejects Israeli proposal for joint probe into journalist's death in West Bank

'We're encouraging both sides to participate in that investigation so we can get down to why this happened'

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Palestinian Territories
Le chef du Hamas à Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, lors d'une conférence dans la ville de Gaza, le 4 novembre 2019

Hamas shifts strategy, ‘riding the wave’ of terror attacks

'I think Hamas is riding the wave… not initiating and leading those attacks'

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Palestinian Territories
Tunisian journalists protest the death of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh, who was killed while covering clashes in the West Bank, in Tunis, Tunisia, on May 11, 2022.

Israelis, Palestinians trade blame over death of journalist

US envoy to Israel calls for investigation into the circumstances of Abu Aqleh’s death

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Palestinian Territories
Des journalistes escortent à l'hôpital de Jénine le corps de Shireen Abu Akleh, tuée dans le camp de réfugiés en Cisjordanie le 11 mai 2022

Al Jazeera reporter killed in an exchange of gunfire during Israeli counter-terrorism operation

Veteran Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh dies during gunfire exchange with gunmen in Jenin

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian children hold posters of Mohammed Halabi (L), the Gaza director of World Vision, a major US-based Christian NGO, during a protest to support him at Rafah town in the southern Gaza Strip on August 29, 2016.

June verdict set for Gaza aid worker accused by Israel of Hamas ties

Israel accuses El Halabi of siphoning roughly 60 percent of World Vision's Gaza funding to pay Hamas fighters

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Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian man works in a mobile phone shop in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on November 20, 2016.

Israel reportedly delaying progress on Palestinian 4G network talks

Sources close to the talks say that Israeli 'delaying tactics' are at the root of the problem