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Israel says Hamas kidnapped teens

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 20:44
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel accuses the Islamist movement Hamas of abducting three teenagers in the West Bank, which Hamas has denied.
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Israeli teens 'held by terror group'

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 18:41
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says a "terror group" has abducted three Israeli teenagers missing since Thursday.
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Meeting the West Bank's tech start-ups

Friday, June 6th 2014, 23:15

The trials and triumphs of West Bank tech start-ups
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Israel plans new settlement homes

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 14:59
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel advances plans for 1,460 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank after the formation of a Palestinian unity government.
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Abbas swears in unity government

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 21:06

A new Hamas-backed Palestinian unity government is sworn in, marking a key step to ending a major rift between factions in the West Bank and Gaza.
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VIDEO: West Bank's first female bus driver

Friday, May 30th 2014, 23:06
related places: Tulkarm

Najlaa Asia overcomes patriarchal attitudes in the Palestinian territories to become the first female bus driver in the West Bank city of Tulkarm.
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Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 14:00
related places: Bethlehem

Pope prays at Israel's West Bank separation barrier after urging an end to the "increasingly unacceptable" Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Pope praises Jordan as tour begins

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 15:13
related countries: Israel Israel, Jordan Jordan

Pope Francis praises Jordan for its "generous welcome" to Syrian refugees at the start of a three-day visit to the Middle East.
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Why Palestinians love St George

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 23:14

Why St George is a hero on the West Bank
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Palestinians killed in Israeli raid

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 7:23
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli security forces shoot dead at least three Palestinians during an arrest operation in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.
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Amnesty: Israel using reckless force

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 15:11
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli forces are using excessive and reckless force in the West Bank, Amnesty International says, killing more than 40 Palestinians since 2011.
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Actress quits Oxfam in West Bank row

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 13:52
related countries: Israel Israel

Scarlett Johansson steps down as an ambassador for Oxfam amid a row over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the occupied West Bank.
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Palestinian shot dead in West Bank

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 14:00
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian man is shot dead by Israeli troops near the West Bank city of Ramallah, but there are conflicting reports over whether he was armed.
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Key West Bank barrier decisions due

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 1:15
related countries: Israel Israel

West Bank villages' fate rests on key Israeli court ruling
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Israel plans new settlement homes

Friday, January 10th 2014, 22:17
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel announces plans to build more than 1,400 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
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Christmas crowds gather in Bethlehem

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 23:17
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bethlehem, Rome

Crowds gather in the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas celebrations, while in Rome, Pope Francis presides over his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff.
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Two Palestinians die in W Bank raids

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 11:24
related countries: Israel Israel

A member of the Palestinian security forces and a militant are killed in separate gun battles with Israel troops in the West Bank.
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Palestinian anger over boy's death

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 13:22
related countries: Israel Israel

The Palestinian presidency says it holds Israel responsible for the killing of a 15-year-old youth in a West Bank refugee camp on Saturday.
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Militants killed in West Bank raid

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 8:07
related countries: Israel Israel

Three Palestinian militants, who planned to attack Israeli and Palestinian targets, have been killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank, Israel says.
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Israel rethinks settlement plans

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 12:15
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu orders his housing minister to reconsider construction plans for more than 20,000 homes in the West Bank.
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Palestinian shot dead at checkpoint

Friday, November 8th 2013, 11:57
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli troops have shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab them in the West Bank, Israeli police say, the second such fatality in two days.
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Palestinian 'killed in W Bank clash'

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 10:14
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian has been shot dead in clashes after Israeli forces mounted an arrest raid in the northern West Bank, Palestinian sources say.
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VIDEO: Making ends meet in the West Bank

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 9:00

Palestinian Authority managers earn more than 20 times as much as unskilled workers - despite a budget deficit of more than $1bn.
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