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Why Israeli Officials Chuckle: ‘Stable’ West Bank Dilemma
Israel’s deputy foreign minister, Ze’ev Elkin, is a member of Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and his predominantly rightwing cabinet.(4/24/2014 12:59:11 AM)
Community West Bancshares Earnings Increase 32.4% to $1.4 Million in First Quarter of 2014
GOLETA, Calif. -- Community West Bancshares (Community West or the Company), , parent company of Community West Bank (Bank), today reported net income increased 32.4% to $1.4 million in the first quarter ...(4/24/2014 9:00:00 AM)
As peace deadline nears, Abbas says he has options
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is trying to show that he has alternatives if U.S.-mediated talks with Israel break off Tuesday, the deadline for agreeing on a possible extension.(4/23/2014 4:49:28 PM)
In West Bank, teen offenders face different fates
BEIT UMAR, West Bank (AP) — The boys were both 15, with the crackly voices and awkward peach fuzz of adolescence. They lived just a few minutes away from one another in the West Bank. And both were accused of throwing stones at vehicles, one day after the other.(4/21/2014 7:57:22 AM)
Defiance and sadness as Palestinians forced off West Bank protest site
Ian Black reports from Ein Hijleh, where bulldozers have removed all trace of a camp after a week of peaceful direct action among abandoned stones houses and palm trees Dusk was gathering around the date palms of Ein Hijleh when the Israeli police jeep roared past the protest village, sending up clouds of white dust that obscured the view of the golden cupola of the nearby monastery of St ...(4/24/2014 12:59:31 PM)
West Bancorporation, Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend 2nd Time In Past 12 Months; Earnings Per Share Up 17 Percent
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ: WTBA), parent company of West Bank, is pleased to report that its Board of Directors increased the quarterly dividend ...(4/24/2014 8:30:00 AM)
Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film
AL-EIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — An American director's short film about an Israeli army raid in a Palestinian refugee camp ends with a surprise — literally involving a rabbit, though not one pulled from a hat. The story told in "The Warren" is meant to question the ways Israelis and Palestinians see each other as a result of their long-running conflict.(4/23/2014 2:27:09 AM)
In West Bank, Israeli and Palestinian teens arrested for rock throwing face different fates
The boys were both 15, with the crackly voices and awkward peach fuzz of adolescence.(4/20/2014 11:38:22 AM)
Abbas seeks legitimacy in Palestinian strategy splurge
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Rather than keep his cards close to his chest, President Mahmoud Abbas is playing them all at once in a confusing effort to advance Palestinian statehood and bolster his own fragile legitimacy.(4/24/2014 11:09:16 AM)
West Bank levee authority considering eight applicants for director
Several engineers experienced in the flood protection construction boon after Hurricane Katrina are being considered for executive director of the West Bank levee board. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West is seeking a successor for Guiseppe Miserendino, who is resigning...(4/24/2014 10:44:33 AM)
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