Tag Archives: WEST BANK

09Oct/15

Israeli-Palestinian violence intensifies; Arabs and Jews stabbed

A Palestinian man is killed during an attack on an Israeli policeman, while a Jewish man stabs and wounds four Arabs in southern Israel in a renewed surge of violence.
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20Sep/15

Israel set to approve harsher measures against Palestinian stonethrowers

The Israeli government is set to approve increased security measures against Palestinian stone-throwers in east Jerusalem, including the usage of live fire – condemned by human rights watchdog as “illegal and immoral.”

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31Jul/15

U.S. condemns ‘vicious’ attack that killed Palestinian baby

White House condemns the arson attack in the West Bank that killed an 18 month old Palestinian boy.

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15Mar/15

Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman runs alone in 2015 polls

Israel’s foreign minister, Moldovan-born Lieberman, 56, heads the ultranationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party, which ran jointly with Likud in the 2013 election.

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24Feb/15

Israeli settlement building tenders hit record high -watchdog

Israel set a 10-year record last year for the number of tenders it issued for construction in settlements on occupied land in the Palestinian territories, anti-settlement watchdog group says.
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