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In West Bank, Palestinians gird for settler attacks on olive trees
Last year, Israeli settlers destroyed or damaged nearly 11,000 Palestinian- owned trees, the U.N. reported.(10/22/2014 3:30:00 AM)
Israeli West Bank Withdrawal ‘Ridiculous’ Netanyahu Ally Says
Israel’s intelligence minister ruled out any withdrawal from the West Bank amid political turmoil across the Middle East and doubts the Palestinian Authority can restrain the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers.(10/21/2014 12:57:35 PM)
East West Bancorp Reports Net Income for Third Quarter of 2014 of $88.8 Million, Up 21% from Prior Year and $0.62 Per ...
East West Bancorp, Inc. , parent company of East West Bank, the financial bridge between the United States and Greater China, reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 today.(10/20/2014 5:00:00 PM)
Palestinians downbeat on promised rebuilding of ruined Gaza Strip
By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Noah Browning GAZA/RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians who scrambled to patch homes wrecked by the summer war with Israel. While Palestinian officials rejoiced at $5.4 billion pledged at an international aid conference last week toward ...(10/21/2014 8:45:17 AM)
Free Shredding Event Happening Thursday in Goleta
Community West Bank is hosting shredding parties.  The event is a free service to help prevent identity theft and fraud by allowing residents to get rid of their personal and sensitive documents in a safe and secure way.(10/22/2014 1:53:50 PM)
Israel gives solar energy projects green light - in West Bank settlements, too
Political quarrels put to rest, after Lapid relents on clause he argued would set precedent enabling other businesses to argue for equal protection, as there was no justification for offering such backing only for businesses in the West Bank.(10/22/2014 7:21:16 PM)
Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian president has been speaking in increasingly belligerent tones in recent weeks, accusing Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza and calling on Palestinians to defend a contested Jerusalem holy site "by any means."(10/20/2014 2:13:38 PM)
Palestinian convicted for 'interfering' with Israeli army work
Jerusalem (AFP) - An Israeli military court has convicted a Palestinian activist for "interfering" with the work of an army tractor as it tried to erect a barrier in the West Bank, his lawyer said Tuesday.(10/21/2014 10:39:07 AM)
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, Oct. 20
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are...(10/21/2014 10:16:20 AM)
Palestinian mosque in West Bank torched in suspected arson
AQRABA West Bank (Reuters) - A mosque was set alight in a suspected arson attack in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday and the name of an Israeli vigilante group called "price tag" was found scribbled on an outside wall, Palestinian officials and witnesses said. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin condemned the incident in Aqraba, a village east of Nablus, and urged Israel's police chief to head an ...(10/14/2014 9:00:18 AM)
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