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Archimandrite Ioustinos is a 77-year-old Greek Orthodox Priest living in the St. Photini Church in Nablus, a Palestinian city in the West Bank. Ioustinos has been assigned the lifelong position of caretaker of Jacob's Well, an ancient watering hole with connections to several biblical stories. These are his ...

The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded Qabatia town, south of the city, searched many homes, and abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mofeed Nazzal, 56. The soldiers also invaded Bal'a town, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, ...
Adiel Kolman, a 32-year-old father of four from the Kochav Hashachar West Bank Jewish community, was murdered in the Old City on Sunday, March 18, the third Israeli killed in a terror attack that weekend. The perpetrator, named as 28-year-old Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel from the Palestinian town of ...
A 17-year-old girl who was filmed slapping an Israeli soldier in the West Bank accepted a plea deal on Wednesday in which she will be sentenced to eight months in person, according to Israeli media. Ahed Tamimi ... Tamimi brought renewed international attention on Israel's occupation of the West Bank.
An organized transportation system takes students from their homes in the Galilee and Little Triangle area of Arab cities in central Israel to the West Bank. In fact, Israeli Arabs now make up a majority of the student body at AAUJ, the first private Palestinian university. Founded in 2000, the institution is ...

Everywhere we went, from the bustling city of Ramallah to smaller West Bank towns such as Bethlehem and Jericho, we encountered individuals who had become first-time banking customers. A worker in the souvenir shop in Bethlehem said that after he was hired, a better salary and exposure to a local ...
Israeli occupation authorities are to move 40 Israeli Jewish settler families to the new illegal settlement of Amichai, which is being built in the north of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, Israeli media reported yesterday. According to the Israeli TV Channel 7, 25 Jewish settler families will move in to the ...
The campus of the Arab American University in the West Bank city of Jenin, March The campus of the Arab ... An organized transportation system takes students from their homes in the Galilee and Little Triangle area of Arab cities in central Israel to the West Bank. In fact, Israeli Arabs now make up a ...
One Palestinian was injured and scores suffered temporary asphyxiation in clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Israeli forces staged a raid in Al-Mughayyir town near Ramallah, triggering clashes with local residents, according to ...
Plans for a new light rail to connect the Jewish settlement of Ariel in the West Bank with Israel's more central towns within the Green Line, or 1967 borders, will move ... And as Next City has covered, the Palestinian West Bank has been increasingly crowded by the growth of Israeli settlements, like Ariel.
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Media sources in Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the al-'Isawiya town, in the city, and abducted four children, ...
The Village of Lawrence has agreed to be a “twin city” with Ma'ale Adumim, a city on the West Bank outside Jerusalem. ... The “twin cities” also agreed to cooperate in education, cultural exchanges and research and economic development, as well as develop a “comprehensive plan” for future work ...
The army may recommend to the government to change the security barrier's route in the area where a Palestinian on Friday killed two Israeli soldiers in a car-ramming attack, military sources said. If the barrier is ultimately moved it will split the village of Barta'a in two. The attack on Friday took place ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
FILE PHOTO: A Palestinian protester carries a molotov cocktail bottle during clashes with Israeli troops at the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/NasNasser Nasser/AP. Three Palestinians bearing pipe bombs were caught by the military police outside an ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Five vehicles in the Palestinian town of Jit in the northern West Bank were vandalized late Monday night. Residents said the cars were spray painted with racist graffiti. The West Bank district police and Israel Defense Forces soldiers came to Jit on Tuesday morning to investigate the incident. So far, no ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Two Israeli soldiers who accidentally entered the West Bank city of Jenin on Monday were attacked by Palestinian residents, the military said. Palestinians surrounded the vehicle and threw rocks at it until the soldiers were rescued by the Palestinian security services. A rifle belonging to one of the soldiers ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier

Due to a bureaucratic mix-up, the the Civil Administration in the West Bank demolished two classrooms on Sunday that were used by children living in the Bedouin village of Abu Nuwar near the settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim. The Civil Administration had ruled that the classrooms were built illegally without ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Israel Katz inaugurated a new road on Tuesday that connects illegal settlements east of the occupied West Bank city of Qalqiliya, Israeli media reported. The road, which was given the name of Nabi Elias, is for use by Jews only. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
A group of extremist settlers uprooted more than 100 olive trees from the village of Yasuf, east of Salfit, on Wednesday morning. Ghassan Daghlas, who is responsible for the settlement file in the northern West Bank, said that settlers from the settlement of “Rahalim” uprooted 100 olive trees from the Yasuf ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
The attempted attack comes just days after the IDF said it apprehended a Palestinian man who was attempting to infiltrate the Jewish settlement of Itamar in the West Bank dressed in military fatigues, and that a second suspect is still on the run. Whether the two men were planning to carry out a terror attack ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, left, meets with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank Town of Ramallah, Wednesday, Jan. ... He said Israel's "first condition," would be to control security west of the Jordan River, an area that includes all of the West Bank, the heartland of the ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian ministry of health has confirmed. Layth Abu Naim, 16, was shot in the head with live ammunition during a confrontation with the Israeli army in the village of al-Mughayir, northeast of the occupied West Bank town ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Israeli occupation bulldozers demolished two buildings which were under construction in the occupied West Bank city of Beit Jala today. ... The areas of Bir Aouna and Al Walaja village, which are adjacent to the southern boundary of the occupied city of Jerusalem, have been subject to systematic ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Qaddoumi said that the military had prevented the municipality from paving that road, which is vital to several villages, as it connects them together and with other West Bank cities. The military has put up metal gates at the entrance to almost every Palestinian village and town in the West Bank, using it to ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Palestinian protestors clash with Israeli security forces following a demonstration calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, on January 13, 2018, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty. “Palestinian attitudes become more pessimistic in general and support for ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Ramallah, Jan.25 (Petra) -- Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source. ... The Israeli army launches arrest campaigns on a daily basis against dozens of Palestinians in various cities and villages of the West Bank under various pretexts. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
The Sewerage & Water Board issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the West Bank of Orleans Parish due to a sudden drop in water pressure Tuesday afternoon. The drop in pressure was noticed at approximately 1:40 p.m.. Water pressure dropped below the acceptable level of 15 psi, according to ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Israeli army forces early Thursday stormed the West Bank city of Jenin where they killed a Palestinian and demolished three homes, according to local officials and eyewitness accounts. The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the martyrdom of Ahmed Ismail Muhammad Jarrar, 31, who was reportedly ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Ramallah, Jan.14(Petra) -- Israeli occupation troops Sunday at dawn arrested15 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source. ... The Israeli army launches arrest campaigns on a daily basis against dozens of Palestinians in various cities and villages of the West Bank under various pretexts, the ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
A runner on a TV drama, who was 22 at the time, says McLachlan made lewd remarks about her breasts while she was driving him to the airport in 2008. Meanwhile a tanning salon worker says he tongue-kissed her without her permission in 2004 , Fairfax Media and the ABC reported. "He walked around ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military set up roadblocks, cordoned off Palestinian villages and deployed reinforcements to the West Bank on Wednesday, a day after an Israeli settler was killed in a drive-by shooting by suspected Palestinian gunmen. Israeli troops have combed villages around the city of ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
The Israeli army put the West Bank city of Nablus and neighboring villages on partial lockdown Wednesday, setting up roadblocks at all entrances and exits after a terror ... Havat Gilad is home to about 50 families and is situated near the Palestinian town of Jit, some 10 kilometers (6 miles) west of Nablus. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
The Israeli man was a resident of Havat Gilad, an Israeli settlement near the Palestinian city of Nablus on the West Bank, according to public radio. Israel's Channel 10 television station said the man sustained multiple shots to his upper body while he was driving in his car. Israel's military is now looking for ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
In a letter sent to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, more than 300 Jewish clergy in the United States urge the Israeli government not to move forward with the planned imminent demolition of 40 percent of the West Bank Palestinian village of Susya. The planned demolitions in Susya announced ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
A shooting attack in the West Bank: An unidentified attacker fired from a car near outpost Havat Gilad. Yitzhak Tuito. An Israeli father of six was killed on Tuesday evening in a drive-by shooting close to the West Bank city of Nablus. The Israeli military said that the 35-year-old victim was driving on Route 60, ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
The Viking Bar, the historic West Bank establishment that helped foster the Minneapolis folk scene of the '60s and '70s and reopened just two years ... to us and we knew—based on its history and its potential—that we had finally found exactly what we were looking for,” Johnston told City Pages at the time. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
The Israeli army put the West Bank city of Nablus and neighboring villages on partial lockdown Wednesday, setting up roadblocks at all entrances and exits after a terror ... Havat Gilad is home to about 50 families and is situated near the Palestinian town of Jit, some 10 kilometers (6 miles) west of Nablus. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
8 (Xinhua) -- Israeli forces shut down Monday access to two West Bank villages, near Nablus city, by placing earth mounds, according to Palestinian sources. ... The entrance of Awarta village was shut down by closing a gate located near Huwara, where Israeli soldiers are stationed in a military checkpoint ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
On December 26, huge military earth movers showed up, accompanied by soldiers, and destroyed the dirt roads connecting six villages in this area to each other and to the district town of Yatta. The previous month the army blocked a few of the roads with earth mounds, which the residents managed to ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
On December 26, huge military earth movers showed up, accompanied by soldiers, and destroyed the dirt roads connecting six villages in this area to each other and to the district town of Yatta. The previous month the army blocked a few of the roads with earth mounds, which the residents managed to ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi, right, appears at that military court at Ofer Prison in the West Bank, December 20, 2017. Ahmad .... Dressed in armor and carrying a flag, Joan of Arc put herself at the helm of the overwhelmed fighters, and so inspired them that they won the critical battle for the city. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
QALQILYA, February 13, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers spray-painted on Tuesday racist anti-Arab and anti-Palestinian graffiti on cars and walls of Palestinian homes and slashed tires of five Palestinian-owned cars in the village of Jitt, to the east of Qalqilya in the north of the West Bank. Witnesses told ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
The Israeli human rights organisation B'Tselem has said the Israeli army have restricted the movement of more than 7,000 Palestinians living in the village of Hizma, northeast of Jerusalem, in the West Bank. “For more than a week the Israeli military has been severely restricting access into and out of the ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
HEBRON, January 30, 2018 (WAFA) - Israeli forces raided early Tuesday several neighborhoods in Hebron, to the south of the West Bank, and several area towns where they searched homes and set up military checkpoints at roads leading to them, according to Palestinian security and local sources. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Tel Aviv [Israel], Dec 24 (ANI): Israel on Sunday sealed off the entrance to the West Bank cities of Ramallah and al-Bireh. "Israel has decided to close the DCO checkpoint until further notice due to the ongoing rioting that is taking place at the City Inn roundabout near Ramallah's entrance," noted a statement on Twitter by ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
A Palestinian dressed as Santa Claus during a protest in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Dec. 23, 2017 Nasser Shiyoukhi / AP. Lonely This Christmas What it's like being among the last Christians in the West Bank · Gideon Levy A Palestinian teen puts his hand in his pocket. His punishment: A bullet in the ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Two different 'Santas' made appearance in the troubled West Bank amid the unrest sparked by US President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of ... The second 'Santa' however adopted a more traditional approach, riding a camel around Jerusalem and bringing gifts to city residents. Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
Rafat Alsoos is standing behind the counter of his butcher shop in the West Bank town of Beit Jala, just a few hours after his wife gave birth to their first ... With a population of about 12,000, Beit Jala and the neighboring towns of Bethlehem and Beit Sahour constitute the main Christian population bloc in the ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier
But Ms. Tamimi's face has already launched a thousand memes, and the Tamimis of Nabi Saleh and their frequent videos have drawn international attention to their tiny village and its long-running disputes with a nearby Israeli settlement, Halamish, that Nabi Saleh residents say has stolen their land and ... Israel West Bank Separation Barrier


 

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        al‑khader
        al‑mghayir
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        kalandia
        khillet al‑qamar
        khirbat at‑tawil
        khirbet al‑taweel
        kifi haris
        makhul
        mevo horon
        nabi saleh
        nablus
        nahhalin
        ni'lin
        qabatia
        qalqilia
        qibya
        qusra
        ramallah
        salem
        salfit
        sebastia
        silat ad‑dhahr
        silwad
        silwan
        sinjil
        sur baher
        susya
        tarqumiyah
        teqoua
        teybeh
        tulkarm
        turmus ayya
        wadi fukin
        wadi qana
        yabad
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        yatta

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