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West Bank settler group boasts rapid growth
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's settler population in the West Bank increased by 2 percent in the first half of the year, an advocacy group announced Tuesday, signaling robust growth in the settlements even while Israel was conducting peace talks with the Palestinians.(9/16/2014 2:26:45 PM)
Egypt to host post-Gaza war talks this week
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian negotiator says Egypt will host indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, and negotiations between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territory.(9/21/2014 7:04:27 AM)
Dry West Bank ridge becomes focus of Israel-Palestinian tension
By Luke Baker JAB'A West Bank (Reuters) - The rocky valley north of Jab'a, scattered with olive and pine trees and dry streams long evaporated by the searing heat, would be unremarkable had it not become the latest point of friction between Israel and the Palestinians. Days after a ceasefire was reached in the war in Gaza last month, Israel announced that 400 hectares (988 acres) west of ...(9/11/2014 2:04:16 AM)
World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday.(9/16/2014 11:29:07 AM)
Israeli Forces Arrest 11 in West Bank, 2 Minors in Jerusalem
HEBRON, September 21, 2014 (WAFA) – Israeli army on Sunday arrested 11 Palestinians during predawn raids across the West Bank, while police, late Saturday night, arrested two minors in Jerusalem, according to local and security sources.(9/21/2014 7:13:53 AM)
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, Sept. 18
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...(9/19/2014 10:23:45 AM)
West Bank settler group boasts rapid growth - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's settler population in the West Bank increased by 2 percent in the first half of the year, an advocacy group announced Tuesday, signaling robust growth in the settlements even while Israel was conducting peace talks with the Palestinians.(9/16/2014 10:17:43 AM)
Jailed Fatah leader lauds Gaza 'victory', urges confrontation with Israel
By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - The Gaza war was a victory for Palestinians, and the focus must now shift to a boycott that makes Israel's occupation of the West Bank too costly to bear, says Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian leader serving life in prison for multiple deadly attacks. In answers to questions submitted by Reuters via the Palestinian Prisoners' Club, Barghouti urged ...(9/18/2014 9:05:00 AM)
West Bank Jewish settler population soars: settlers
Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank numbered 382,031 at the end of June, up from 374,469 six months earlier, the leading settler organisation said on Tuesday.(9/16/2014 2:05:27 PM)
Israel detains seven Palestinians from West Bank
Israeli forces Thursday detained seven Palestinians from the West Bank, sources said.(9/18/2014 11:52:25 PM)
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