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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 W Bank raid

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 9:26
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian has been killed in an exchange of fire during an Israeli raid to arrest a militant in the West Bank city of Jenin, Israel says.
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Israel approves new settlement homes

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 12:34
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli government approves the construction of nearly 1,200 new homes in occupied Palestinian areas, days ahead of fresh peace talks.
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Palestinians undecided on peace plan

Friday, July 19th 2013, 4:27
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Palestinian leaders end a meeting to discuss a possible revival in peace talks with Israel without reaching a decision.
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Israel accused over boy's detention

Friday, July 12th 2013, 10:29
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli army is accused of illegally detaining a five-year-old Palestinian boy for throwing stones in the West Bank - a claim the military disputes.
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Palestinian dies in West Bank clash

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 16:05
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian teenager has been killed during clashes between stone-throwing youths and Israeli troops in the West Bank.
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Israel settlement building hits high

Monday, June 10th 2013, 10:44
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinians have criticised Israel after official statistics showed a rise in new house building in West Bank settlements.
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Israel to authorise new settlements

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 12:28
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli government has started the process of authorising four new Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
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Israel approves new settler homes

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 13:02
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel has approved the construction of nearly 300 new Jewish settler homes at Beit El, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.
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Israel 'curbs settlement building'

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 22:40
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's PM issues an unofficial order to stop approval of new plans or tenders for Jewish settlement construction in the West Bank, a pressure group says.
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Israeli settler killed in West Bank

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 9:42
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli settler has been killed by a Palestinian, who stabbed and shot him, at a bus stop in the northern West Bank.
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Gazans barred from West Bank marathon

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 10:54
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Bethlehem

Israel is refusing permission for Palestinian runners from Gaza to join a marathon in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
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Israel heritage plan exposes discord over West Bank history

Monday, April 15th 2013, 23:20
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli heritage project exposes deep differences over West Bank
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West Bank clashes follow funeral

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 16:28
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Hebron following the funeral of a Palestinian prisoner who died in Israeli jail.
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Two Palestinians killed in West Bank

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 10:12
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tulkarm

Two Palestinians have been fatally shot by Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Tulkarm, after clashes between soldiers and youths.
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Kerry to return to the Middle East

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 19:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Jerusalem and the West Bank next week, but US officials say he will not present a peace plan.
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VIDEO: Has Obama changed US image abroad?

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 4:05
related countries: Israel Israel, Jordan Jordan

President Obama has left Jordan at the end of a four-day trip that also took him on his first official visit to Israel and to meet Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank.
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Obama visits symbolic Mid-East sites

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 14:55
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Bethlehem

US President Barack Obama concludes his trip to Israel and the West Bank by paying his respects to victims of the Holocaust and visiting Bethlehem.
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VIDEO: Obama urges return to peace talks

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 22:54
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Barack Obama has called on Israelis and Palestinians to return to peace talks, as he makes his first visit to Israel and the West Bank as US president.
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Obama urges return to peace talks

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 17:50
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Barack Obama urges Israelis and Palestinians to return to peace talks as he makes his first visit to Israel and the West Bank as US president.
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Obama urges end to settlement demand

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 15:40
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

President Barack Obama urges Palestinians to drop their demands for a freeze in Israeli settlement building, as he visits the West Bank.
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VIDEO: Obama 'committed' to Palestinian state

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 12:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Palestine

President Barack Obama has said on a visit to the West Bank that the US is "deeply committed" to creating a sovereign state of Palestine, while Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said the pair had had "good and useful" talks.
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VIDEO: Palestinian views on Obama visit

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 4:44
related countries: United States United States

Palestinians tell the BBC's Jon Donnison how they feel about the US president's visit to the West Bank.
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Funeral held for shot Palestinian

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 16:25
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Hebron

A funeral is held for a Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli soldiers during clashes at a refugee camp near the West Bank city of Hebron.
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