West Bank

Palestine’s rival factions unite to face Israeli annexation plan

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 05:09 GMT

Palestine’s rival factions Fatah and Hamas held a rare meeting via video on Thursday to announce a new stage of joint national work to face Israel’s internationally-condemned annexation plan on the occupied West Bank.

Al Azhar rejects Israeli plans to annex parts of occupied West Bank

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 03:03 GMT

In a statement on Thursday, it warned that Israel’s expansionist policy threatens peace in the region and violates international law and conventions.

Palestinian community in Cairo rejects Israeli annexation plans

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 09:19 GMT

This plan is illegal and contradicts international legitimacy resolutions.

Arab Parliament rejects Israel's annexation plans in occupied West Bank

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The Arab Parliament (AP) rejected and condemned any plans or measures taken by Israeli occupation forces to annex the Jordan Valley, the northern Dead Sea and settlements, KUNA reported.

Erekat welcomes European countries' joint message to Israel against WB annexation

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 11:12 GMT

The Palestinian leadership proceeds with its international diplomatic contacts at all arenas and levels to prevent Israel from implementing its plan to annex Palestinian territories.

Egypt affirms rejection of Israeli annexation of occupied lands in West Bank, Jordanian Valley

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 04:27 GMT

Egypt affirmed its steady and unchangeable stance towards the Palestinian cause, rejecting the Israeli unilateral move of annexation of the occupied lands in the West Bank and Jordanian Valley.

Egypt urges reversing Israeli decision to build settlements in West Bank

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 12:39 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the Israeli government’s decision to allow the construction of new 3,500 units in illegal Israeli colonies in Palestine’s West Bank for violating international law, the ministry spokesman said in a statemen

Arab parl't condemns Brazalian MP's visit to Israeli settlements in W.Bank

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 10:09 GMT

Arab Parliament Speaker Mishaal bin Fahm al Salami expressed the parliament's categorical rejection of a Brazilian parliamentarian's visit to the Israeli settlement "Psagot" in the occupied West Bank.

Arab nations, EU denounce Netanyahu's annexation remarks

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 - 08:00 GMT

Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister since 2009, considered the imposition of sovereignty over these areas as a major and historic step in Israel's history.

Israeli forces storm Bab al Rahma prayer area

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 09:12 GMT

Israeli police stormed at dawn of Sunday Bab al Rahma prayer area inside Al Aqsa Mosque.

Unrest at Jerusalem holy site and two Palestinians killed in West Bank

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 01:35 GMT

Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem on Tuesday, and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including one troops said attacked them with a knife.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank, say he threw bomb

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 08:41 GMT

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded another in the occupied West Bank.

Israel's Netanyahu to eject foreign observers in flashpoint Hebron

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would eject a foreign force set up to help safeguard Palestinians.

Israeli bus driver injured in shooting near Ramallah

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 08:52 GMT

An Israeli bus driver was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a bus carrying settlers in the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

AL discusses Israeli escalations against Palestinians

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 10:43 GMT

AL discusses Israeli escalations against Palestinians.

Palestinian cabinet blames Israel for West Bank's deteriorating conditions

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 11:15 GMT

The Palestinian National Consensus Government held Israel full responsible for the deteriorating conditions in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank - Israeli military

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 01:08 GMT

A Palestinian gunman killed two Israelis at a bus station in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Israel's military said, after Israeli forces killed two Hamas fugitives who carried out earlier attacks.

Israeli troops kill two fugitive Hamas gunmen in West Bank

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 09:22 GMT

Israeli commandos killed two fugitive gunmen overnight in the occupied West Bank and Hamas claimed them as its members on Thursday, a measure of the Palestinian Islamist faction's resilience in areas controlled by its more moderate rival Fatah.

Six Israelis wounded in Palestinian shooting attack -officials

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 04:15 GMT

A Palestinian opened fire on Sunday at a group of Israelis standing at a bus stop near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank.

Trump redirects over $200 mln in U.S. aid for West Bank, Gaza

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Trump has ordered the State Department to "redirect" more than $200 million in economic aid for projects in the West Bank and Gaza to programs elsewhere.