West Bank

President Donald Trump welcomes visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House in Washington on March 25, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
AP News
January 28, 2020 - 9:30 am
President Donald Trump is set to unveil his administration’s much-anticipated Middle East peace plan in the latest American venture to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read more.
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A worshipper prays inside the Church of the Nativity, built on top of the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was born, on Christmas Eve, in the West Bank City of Bethlehem, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019.
Majdi Mohammed/AP Photo
AP News
December 24, 2019 - 10:35 am
Thousands of Christian pilgrims descended on the West Bank town of Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, ahead of Tuesday's annual Christmas Eve celebrations. Read more here.
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European Court of Justice in Luxembourg
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:46 am
The European Union's top court ruled Tuesday that EU countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements on their labels, in a decision that was welcomed by rights groups but sparked anger in Israel. Read more here.
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U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., speaks to constituents in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.
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August 16, 2019 - 6:46 am
By Joseph Krauss and Isaac Scharf, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate...
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CNNMoney
April 10, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Airbnb has reversed its controversial stance to remove listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The company said Tuesday that it will allow listings in the region, but says it will not profit off them. Instead, any profits from the...
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Christian worshippers light candles at the Church of the Nativity, traditionally recognized by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018.
Nasser Nasser/AP
December 24, 2018 - 5:44 pm
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pilgrims from around the world flocked to Bethlehem on Monday for what was believed to be the biblical West Bank city's largest Christmas celebrations in years. Hundreds of locals and foreign visitors milled in Manger Square as bagpipe-playing Palestinian Scouts paraded...
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Israeli police investigates at the scene of an stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion Sunday, Sept. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean
September 16, 2018 - 1:45 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born activist who was well-known in the local settler community and an outspoken Israel advocate on social media platforms. The...
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In this March 12, 2018, file photo, refugee school girls fly kites during the "Kites of Dignity" event at the UNRWA Rimal Girls Preparatory school in Gaza City.
AP Photo/Adel Hana, File
August 25, 2018 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza. The department notified Congress of the decision Friday in a brief, three-paragraph notice sent first...
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