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Jerusalem, West Bank tensions stoke fears of new intifada
A powder keg atmosphere pervaded Jerusalem after an Israel Defense Forces soldier fatally shot a Palestinian teenager as he allegedly hurled a Molotov cocktail at cars in the West Bank in the latest violent incident that is stoking fears of a major Arab uprising.(10/24/2014 4:38:52 PM)
West Bancorporation, Inc. Quarterly Earnings Per Share Up 18 Percent, Quarterly Dividend Increased by 17 Percent
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- West Bancorporation, Inc. , parent company of West Bank, is pleased to report that third quarter 2014 net income was $5.06 million, or $0.32 per diluted common share. This compares ...(10/24/2014 8:30:00 AM)
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)
Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.(10/24/2014 4:00:52 PM)
Community West Bancshares Earns $1.7 Million in Third Quarter of 2014; Net Loans and Deposits Both Increase 12% Year ...
GOLETA, Calif. -- Community West Bancshares (Community West or the Company), , parent company of Community West Bank (Bank), today reported net income of $1.7 million in the third quarter of 2014 (3Q14) ...(10/23/2014 9:00:00 AM)
U.S. says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forces
RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the U.S. State Department said, calling for a quick and transparent investigation. Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the village of Silwad, north of the Palestinian seat of government in Ramallah. An Israeli army spokesman told Reuters Israeli forces "managed to prevent an ...(10/24/2014 7:22:13 PM)
Israel troops kill US-Palestinian teen in West Bank
Washington confirmed that a Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israeli troops was a US citizen -- the second time this week an American child has fallen victim to the ongoing conflict. An army spokeswoman said troops posted at the village of Silwad to protect a major road widely used by Jewish settlers in the occupied territory spotted a person about to hurl a petrol bomb. Palestinian officials ...(10/25/2014 1:34:37 AM)
The American Victims of Israeli-Palestinian Violence
As violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank continued on Friday, another American became a casualty of the conflict. Reuters confirmed the death of Orwah Hammad, a 14-year-old boy, who "was born in New Orleans and came to the West Bank at age six." A State Department official (anonymously) confirmed his American citizenship.(10/24/2014 6:22:21 PM)
Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces at West Bank protest
RAMALLAH, West Bank, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Friday, medics and residents said. Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the village of Silwad, north of the Palestinian seat of government in Ramallah. An army spokesman told Reuters Israeli forces "managed to prevent an ...(10/24/2014 1:19:04 PM)
Israeli Forces Kill U.S. Youth in West Bank Clashes
An American minor was killed by Israeli forces during West Bank clashes on Friday, U.S. officials confirmed.(10/25/2014 6:22:26 AM)
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