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News: West Bank

We have started to collect the most important news related to West Bank in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Palestinian killed in West Bank

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 10:15
related countries: Israel Israel

An axe-wielding Palestinian man has been shot dead by Israeli security forces in the West Bank, Israeli officials say.
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VIDEO: UN warns Israel of peace 'blow'

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 6:53
related countries: Israel Israel

The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has warned that Israeli plans for thousands of new settler homes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank would deliver an almost fatal blow to chances of a peace deal with the Palestinians.
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Abbas cheered on return from UN

Sunday, December 2nd 2012, 15:00

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas gets a hero's welcome in the West Bank, after his successful move to upgrade the Palestinians' status at the UN.
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US warns Israel on settler homes

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 11:54
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticises Israel's authorisation of 3,000 more housing units in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
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Palestinians in West Bank react to UN success

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 8:03

Palestinians react to victory in UN vote
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Israel arrests bus bomb suspects

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 9:32
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

Israeli authorities arrest several Palestinians in the West Bank and an Israeli Arab, suspected of involvement in a bomb attack on a bus in Tel Aviv.
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Palestinian UN bid on 29 November

Monday, November 12th 2012, 21:11

The bid for Palestine to become a "non-member observer state" at the UN will be made on 29 November, the Palestinian Authority president says.
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Olive harvesting in the West Bank

Friday, November 9th 2012, 0:06

Sights and sounds of the annual Palestinian olive harvest
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VIDEO: Boosting the Palestinian economy

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 10:57

Recent protest on the West Bank against high unemployment and rising prices sometimes turned violent, some Palestinians are trying to do more to boost their own economy
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EU urged to ban settlement goods

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 16:18

A coalition of 22 non-governmental organisations calls on the European Union to ban products from Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
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Blow to Fatah in West Bank polls

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 11:28

Palestinians in the West Bank deliver an apparent blow to the Fatah movement in local elections, rebuffing its candidates in five of the 11 towns and cities.
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West Bank holds local elections

Saturday, October 20th 2012, 19:10

Local elections take place in the West Bank against a backdrop of internal divisions, the first Palestinian polls in more than six years.
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VIDEO: West Bank Bedouin fear eviction

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 8:28
related countries: Israel Israel

Residents of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank have an Israeli military demolition order hanging over their homes and their school.
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Stifled West Bank economy drains Palestinians' hopes

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 9:07

How promise of prosperity failed to deliver for West Bank Palestinians
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Barak floats West Bank withdrawal

Monday, September 24th 2012, 13:31
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak calls for a unilateral withdrawal from most of the West Bank if peace talks with the Palestinians fail.
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‘Price-tag’ tactics of West Bank Jewish settlers

Sunday, September 16th 2012, 23:01
related countries: Israel Israel

The settlers who exact revenge on Palestinians and Israel's army
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Palestinian PM 'ready to resign'

Friday, September 7th 2012, 10:52

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says he is willing to resign, following protests in the West Bank against rising living costs.
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Arafat judges seek West Bank trip

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 1:48
related countries: France France

French judges investigating the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat are seeking to travel to Ramallah to probe allegations he was poisoned.
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Israel removes West Bank settlers

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 15:53
related countries: Israel Israel

Scuffles erupt as Israeli police remove Jewish settlers from an illegal West Bank outpost of Migron, north of Jerusalem.
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Palestinian taxi hit by fire-bomb

Friday, August 17th 2012, 9:00
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's prime minister vows to catch those responsible for a fire-bomb attack on a Palestinian taxi in the West Bank, which leaves six people hurt.
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Israeli envoy bar scraps summit

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 11:16
related countries: Israel Israel

A meeting of Non-Aligned Movement countries in the West Bank is cancelled after Israel refuses entry to several foreign envoys.
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Israel creates settler university

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 19:48
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli officials have taken the controversial step of creating the first university in a settlement in the West Bank.
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