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Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, eight Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and one child in the northern part of Qalqilia city, after the army assaulted dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee ...
MP BOB Seely joined a government delegation to Israel this week, and ended up getting his car clamped. The Isle of Wight MP visited Jerusalem before travelling to Hamas and Jericho in the Palestinian Territories with colleagues from the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, a cross-party committee appointed ...

At least seven Israeli soldiers have sustained injuries when a anti-tank landmine exploded under their military vehicle near the Jordan River in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army announced in a statement that the soldiers were on a routine mission to repair a fence around a minefield in the Qasr ...
To one side of the valley is the West Bank. To the east - the rising Jordanian mountains. The farm is less than 5 kilometres from the border with Israel and is close to Jericho in the West Bank. It's an area with a long, sometimes bloody history, including the 1967 Six Day war between Israeli, Egypt, Jordan ...
The Jericho III is the third missile to serve as Israel's land-based nuclear deterrent. The Jericho III is believed to have a range between 4,800 and 6,000 kilometers, and is capable of carrying a 1,000 kilogram warhead payload. A range of 4,800 kilometers would enable it to strike from Morocco to eastern ...
A desk and chairs outside the only school in the village of Al Muntar in the West Bank. Bedouin attitudes to education have changed in recent times, especially in relation to girls. Moti Milrod. The Palestinian Authority's Education Ministry appointed a principal and teachers, who travel in together daily on a ...

In both of the recent Gaza wars, the IDF has used Merkavas to penetrate Palestinian positions while active defense systems keep crews safe. Israel has also developed modifications that enhance the Merkavas' capabilities in urban and low-intensity combat. Since 1948, the State of Israel has fielded a ...
This artificial and illogical division into categories A, B and C in the West Bank was meant to end in 1999. This did not happen, though, and Israel has persisted in prohibiting Palestinian construction in Area C, including the building of schools. Bedouin children have dropped out of school in Jericho, ...
It's not the first time an internet giant finds itself embroiled in a political controversy in the Palestinian-Israeli context. ... majority of the Palestinian residential areas in Area C. Also, in December, we published Street View imagery of the West Bank, namely Ramallah, Bethlehem and Jericho," Solomon said.
On the Palestinian side, one hears about the almost 700,000 Israeli settlers' making annexation an established fact; on the Israeli side, about .... which about 13 million people live--8.5 million citizens in Israel (about a fifth of whom are Arabs), and a little under 5 million residents of the West Bank and Gaza.
In total, Israeli forces carried out 160 search and arrest operations across the West Bank, during which 187 Palestinians, including 23 children, were detained. ... Additionally, on 19 January, a Palestinian man drove his vehicle at Israeli soldiers near a touristic site next to Jericho city, injuring one of them; the ...
Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at the main entrance of Jericho city, northwest of the Dead Sea in the occupied West Bank, after the army attacked Palestinian protesters. Media sources in Jericho said the soldiers used excessive force ...
Palestinian medical sources have reported, Monday, that a woman and her son were injured after a group of fanatic Israeli colonists invaded their home in the al-Mo'arrajat area, near Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The sources added that dozens of colonizers invaded Bedouin dwellings, before many ...
Since 2011, the Israeli government has been working to clear, "minefields not essential to Israel's national security." If Israel and other non-signatories to the Mine Ban Treaty are serious about stopping non-state armed groups from using improvised landmines, these countries should lead by example and ...
Speaking to France 24's Middle East correspondent Antoine Mariotti in the West Bank town of Jericho, Saeb Erekat reacted angrily to the Trump Administration's decision to ... The chief Palestinian negotiator also criticised Israel, calling Benjamin Netanyahu's government "the most extremist since 1948".
Ramallah Jan.10(Petra) -- A number of Palestinian youths were injured Wednesday morning in clashes with Israeli occupation forces in Jericho city in the West Bank. ... said that violent clashes erupted in the Kataf al-Wad neighborhood in Jericho, between the Palestinians and the Israeli soldiers, who fired live rounds, ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, after invading and searching their homes, in Qabatia and 'Arraba towns, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also injured several Palestinians in Jericho. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and ...

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian man, from his work near Jericho, in the occupied West Bank. The abducted Palestinian has been identified as Nour Ezzeddin Shehada, from Ajjah town, southwest of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. He was abducted when the ...
Jericho, February 16, 2018 (WAFA) - At least five Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel rounds on Friday evening during clashes with Israeli occupation forces at the southern entrance to Jericho city, east of the occupied West Bank, according to medical sources. The Palestinian Red Crescent ...
A Palestinian Bedouin student learns at Arab Al-Ka'abneh school in the occupied West Bank city of Jericho on 28 August 2016. ... Union officials have urged Israeli authorities to rebuild recently demolished classrooms that served Palestinian children living in Abu Nuwar community in the central West Bank.
Nablus, February 14, 2018 (WAFA) - Israeli Jewish settlers Wednesday attacked Palestinian civilian homes in the town of Assira al-Qibliya, to the south of the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, said local sources. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlements affairs in the northern West Bank, said ...
Jordan VALLEY, February 13, 2018 (WAFA) - Israeli settlers Tuesday physically assaulted a Palestinian young man while he was present with his family ... Zubeidat, development coordinator in the Jordan Valley, told WAFA 39-year-old Bassam Zubeidat, from the al-Zbaidat village to the north of Jericho, ...
Ramallah, February 4, 2018 (WAFA) - cancer was the second main cause of death in Palestine during 2016, said the Ministry of Health in a special ... Palestine also witnessed a noticeable increase in cancer cases from 1073 cases in 2000 to 2536 in 2016 in the West Bank alone, and 59.1% of these ...
Speaking during the opening ceremony, Hamdallah expressed gratitude to the Japanese government supporting the Palestinian people in building their economy, including funding the rehabilitation of the road that links the industrial Park with al-Karama Bridge, on Palestine's border with Jordan.
Azhar Ghanem, head of the Israel Defense Forces Liaison Office in Jericho and the Jordan Valley. .... was ostensibly reached at the time between the churches, the Israeli Ministry of Defense - which is responsible for what is called the Israeli National Mine Action Authority - and the Palestinian Authority.
Titled "women Banking," the conference was held by PMA in cooperation with the Association of banks in Palestine (ABP), the International finance corporation (IFC) and the European Palestinian Credit Guarantee Foundation. In attendance of the conference were Governor of Jericho Majed Al-Fatyani, ...
The Dead Sea Scrolls, believed to have been written by a Jewish sect called the Essenes during the Second Temple period are evidence of the historical ties of Jews to the land of Israel. The Palestinian Authority last year had approached Unesco, the cultural agency of the United Nations, about ...
... to a West Bank road that once led to Jericho, now blocked by Israel's separation wall, 2015. ... Earlier this month, the Washington DC Palestine solidarity ... evict Palestinian residents of Jerusalem from land where the Israeli ...
A Palestinian Bedouin woman and the remains of her family's makeshift home, destroyed by the Israeli army, near the West Bank city of Jericho ...
Israeli workers build prefabricated apartment blocks, January 1975, in the ... Others will follow on the Golan Heights and the Jerusalem-Jericho road. Yamit straddles the old international border between Egypt and mandatory Palestine. ... part of some Palestinian entity with the West Bank of the Jordan.
... participated in a military training program, Jericho, West Bank, Jan. 25, 2017. Gaza City, Gaza Strip -- Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein ... on a talk show on the official Palestine TV channel that President Mahmoud Abbas ... of 7,000 PA security personnel in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
There's one common denominator: They want to get to know "Israeli cuisine. ... eat falafel, shawarma or hummus on their trip to Israel, so why not the best? ... with the lima bean masabacha, and if it's available, green Jericho beans. .... the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the Israeli ...
Recently, photos of the Israeli flags raised during a number of ... robbery of the Indigenous Palestinian Muslim/Orthodox Catholics! ... plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying: 51 Speak to the children of Israel, and say ... They too believe Palestine is where their ancestry is from and they need to return.
They traveled thousands of miles from Australia to the Israeli desert city of ... British to conquer Palestine, breaking what had been 400 years of Ottoman rule. ... and towns of the Holy Land including Jericho, Nazareth and Bethlehem. .... the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the Israeli ...
Ramallah, West Bank -- The US Consulate in Jerusalem launched a ... as Israeli authorities control the water resources in Jericho and the ...
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is over a century old. ... The State of Israel was created on May 14, 1948, provoking an eight-month war with Arab states. The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) is created in 1964. ... is established for the first time in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank town of Jericho.
Ramallah, West Bank -- The US Consulate in Jerusalem launched a ... as Israeli authorities control the water resources in Jericho and the ...
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has its roots in the late 19th century when ... for the first time in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank town of Jericho.
The One Big Reason No Nation Would Wage a war on Israel ... Israeli nuclear weapons guard against everything from defeat in conventional ... ranges between Israel and its neighbors meant that the Jericho missile, with only ...
Photographing the Strange Normalcy of Israel's Ubiquitous bomb Shelters ... conflict, while those south of Jericho are abandoned and decayed.
The Palestinian prisoners' Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers ... in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Nablus and Jericho, ...
U.S. special envoy Jason Greenblatt attends the launch of a project for Palestinian farmers, Jericho, West Bank, October 15, 2017. JAAFAR ...
Jason Greenblatt, left, the U.S. Middle East envoy, and Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs Takeshi Okubo visit the West Bank city of Jericho on ...
Jericho, Palestine: The U.S. government Sunday launched a $10 ... Greenblatt has been among Trump's aides seeking to restart Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. ... power in the West Bank, while the Hamas group runs the Gaza Strip. ... in the Jericho area, while Palestine and rights groups say Israel has ...
Ms Ostick fronted the project's first 10-part series, Pai in Palestine, ... Pai in Palestine by providing a showcase for Maori and Palestinian artists, ...
On 26 September, a 37-year-old Palestinian man shot and killed three Israelis, ... was found with stab signs on it in the town of Kafr Qasim within Israel. ... following the entrance of Israeli settlers to a religious site near Jericho city. ... Also in the West Bank, Israeli forces deployed at least 156 'flying' ad-hoc ...
The Palestinian rapper Muhammad Mughrabi and the Israeli poet Adi ... celebrations of Israel's capture of East Jerusalem from Jordan in the June 1967 ... first in a reconciliation tent in the desert near Jericho in the West Bank, ...
Israeli and Palestinian women from 'Women Wage peace' march near the Dead Sea in the West Bank to demand that their leaders do more ... Smaller events have been taking place throughout Israel and Palestine for the past two weeks. Last year a similar march was held in the same area near Jericho.
A Palestinian Bedouin student learns at Arab Al-Ka'abneh school in Al-Mu'arrajat area near the occupied West Bank city of Jericho on 28 ...
In 1926 Palestine had only 900 dunam devoted to banana-growing, about 500 dunam ... supply Jaffa and Tel Aviv, and about 300 dunam in Jericho which supply Jerusalem. ... export of bananas may be for the settlement of Palestine and for Palestinian trade, ... When Tom Petty hung out with an Orthodox rock band in Israel ...


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