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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/18/2021 5:36:00 PM
Palestinian municipal elections took place in the West Bank last weekend, but they were boycotted in the Gaza Strip in a sign of continuing inter-Palestinian divisions.

World - Region
12/18/2021 2:08:42 PM
A Palestinian woman on Saturday stabbed an Israeli settler near a disputed holy site in Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank, wounding him slightly, a border guard spokesperson said.

World - Region
12/17/2021 5:50:36 PM
Jewish settlers burst into several villages in the occupied West Bank on Friday, smashing homes and cars and beating up at least two people, Palestinian officials said. The attacks came a day after Palestinian gunmen killed an Israeli man in a shooting ambush in the territory.

World - Region
12/16/2021 8:58:37 PM
The Palestinian Health Ministry on Thursday said it has identified its first three cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in the occupied West Bank.

World - Region
12/13/2021 10:11:39 AM
Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man during a clash in the northern occupied West Bank early Monday, security and medical sources said.

World - Region
12/11/2021 4:51:17 PM
Palestinians took part in rare municipal elections across the occupied West Bank on Saturday, following months of simmering anger towards their government and the cancellation of promised parliamentary and presidential elections earlier this year.

World - Region
12/10/2021 6:46:31 PM
A Palestinian was killed by Israeli troops during a clash in the northern occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

World - Region
12/10/2021 12:14:48 PM
A year after being released from an Israeli prison following a 103-day hunger strike, Maher al-Akhras is barely able to walk. Frequent bouts of dizziness and sensitivity to noise mean he can neither enjoy social occasions nor return to work on his ancestral farm in the occupied West Bank.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/1/2021 2:59:36 PM
Al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Muslim religious institution, condemned the Sunday storming of the sacred Ibrahimi Mosque in the Palestinian city of Al-Khalil (Hebron) by the Israeli president and Jewish settlers, describing it as “a blatant aggressive act” and “an assault on Islamic sanctities.”

World - Region
11/30/2021 9:21:36 PM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday night warned Israel not to undermine the vision of the two-state solution, which is backed by the international community.

World - Region
11/23/2021 3:11:53 PM
After years in Israel's political wilderness, small dovish parties that support Palestinian statehood and oppose Jewish settlements are back in government.

World - Region
11/22/2021 4:47:55 PM
Israel's internal security agency said Monday that it had arrested more than 50 members of a Hamas cell in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem in recent weeks that were allegedly involved in planning attacks on Israelis.

World - International
11/19/2021 3:41:36 PM
A British heavy machinery company has denied allegations by an international rights group that it is complicit in alleged Israeli abuses in the occupied West Bank.

World - Region
11/16/2021 12:06:17 PM
A Palestinian was killed Tuesday during dawn clashes with Israeli occupation troops in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry and the Israeli army said.

World - Region
11/14/2021 3:17:32 PM
Israel has been using settler violence as a ``major informal tool'' to drive Palestinians from farming and pasture lands in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli rights group said Sunday.

World - Region
11/10/2021 9:50:47 AM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas late on Tuesday slammed the Israeli government for refusing to resume the stalled Middle East peace process, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

World - Region
11/7/2021 8:20:27 PM
Israel's army on Sunday said six Palestinian civil society groups previously designated as "terrorist" organisations could no longer operate legally in the occupied West Bank.

World - Region
11/5/2021 6:44:33 PM
A 13-year-old Palestinian was shot and fatally wounded Friday by Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said.

World - Region
10/27/2021 8:07:46 PM
A settlement monitor said Wednesday that an Israeli committee approved about 3,000 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a day after the Biden administration issued its strongest condemnation yet of the proposed construction.

World - Region
10/26/2021 9:28:57 PM
The United States on Tuesday voiced concern about Israel's decision to build settlements in the West Bank, saying it will "strongly oppose" such expansion on occupied Palestinian land.

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