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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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West Bank: news

Israel oil drilling: A thin line?

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 0:04
related countries: Israel Israel

Can oil be drawn from Israel without tapping under West Bank?
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Palestinian prosperity 'hampered'

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 8:43
related countries: Israel Israel, Jordan Jordan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The economic potential of Palestinians in the Jordan Valley area of the West Bank is jeopardised by Israeli settlement activity, the UK charity Oxfam says.
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Palestinians protest against PA

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 17:29

Hundreds of people take part in a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah in protest against the policies of the Palestinian Authority.
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West Bank settlers leave outpost

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 7:51
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli authorities begin to evacuate dozens of Jewish settlers from an unauthorised West Bank outpost after a court orders it to be dismantled
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Palestinians shot dead in W Bank

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 15:10
related countries: Israel Israel

Two Palestinians are shot dead by an Israeli truck driver in the West Bank after allegedly attacking him in a botched robbery, Israeli police say.
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West Bank settlement to expand

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 21:29
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's prime minister orders the construction of 300 new homes at a West Bank settlement after MPs reject a bill to legalise several outposts.
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Palestinians see 'sharp increase' in demolitions

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 11:34

Palestinians see 'sharp increase' in West Bank demolitions
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VIDEO: 'Increase' in West Bank demolitions

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 8:10
related countries: Israel Israel

There has been a big increase in the number of Palestinian homes in the West Bank which have been demolished by Israeli forces, according to figures released by the United Nations.
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New Palestinian cabinet sworn in

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 18:04

Palestinian Authority President and Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas swears in a new cabinet in the West Bank, a move Hamas describes as a "big error".
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West Bank barrier threatens villagers' way of life

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 0:13

West Bank barrier threatens villagers' traditions
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VIDEO: All female anti-riot unit in Hebron

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 9:48
related places: Hebron

A Palestinian female riots police unit deals with female law-breakers in one of the most conservative cities in the West Bank.
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US concern at Israel outpost move

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 8:29
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US says it is concerned about reports that the Israeli government has decided to make legal under Israeli law three West Bank settlement outposts.
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Israel authorises three outposts

Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 10:22
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel decides to make legal under Israeli law three settlement outposts in the occupied West Bank, drawing Palestinian condemnation.
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Israel evicts settlers in Hebron

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 12:18
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Hebron

Israeli security forces have evicted a group of Jewish settlers who took over a house in the Arab part of the West Bank city of Hebron, officials say.
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Israel escalates UN rights spat

Monday, March 26th 2012, 19:04
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel has cut working relations with the UN Human Rights Council, officials say, after it decided to investigate settlements in the West Bank.
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Israel court blocks outpost deal

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 17:01
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's Supreme Court rejects a government deal with Jewish settlers to delay evacuation of the illegal West Bank outpost of Migron until 2015.
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West Bank settlers agree to move

Monday, March 12th 2012, 1:35

Jewish settlers in the biggest illegal outpost in the West Bank strike a deal with the government to relocate to a state-built community.
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Palestinian W Bank death inquiry

Friday, March 9th 2012, 10:51
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli army says it is investigating the killing of a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank on Thursday.
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Gaza-West Bank exports allowed

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 11:19
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

For the first time since a ban was imposed in 2007, Israel has permitted the export of goods from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank.
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Palestinian 'shot dead' in W Bank

Friday, February 24th 2012, 19:55
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian man has died after being injured in clashes at an Israeli army checkpoint in the West Bank, Palestinian medical sources say.
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Palestinians rally for prisoner

Friday, February 17th 2012, 17:50
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands have rallied in Gaza and the West Bank in support of a Palestinian on the 62nd day of a hunger strike in protest at his detention by Israel.
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Palestinian children die in crash

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 15:08
related countries: Israel Israel

At least eight Palestinian children and a teacher are killed in a collision involving their school bus and a lorry north of Jerusalem.
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