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Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.(4/17/2014 2:56:54 AM)
East West Bancorp Reports Net Income for First Quarter 2014 of $76.7 Million, up 6% from Prior Year and Earnings Per ...
East West Bancorp, Inc. , parent company of East West Bank, the financial bridge between the United States and Greater China, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2014.(4/16/2014 5:50:00 PM)
Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting
JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday.(4/15/2014 5:28:44 PM)
Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women
EL BIREH, West Bank (AP) — Dozens of Palestinian girls and women, most of them newcomers to the world of running, got a lesson in the basics Thursday from a track and field great — three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee.(4/17/2014 11:09:24 AM)
West Bank Art Guild taking entries for children's art show
The West Bank Art Guild is sponsoring its annual Young Artists Exhibit at the West Bank Regional Library on Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey from April 26-May 3.Registration is April 26 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. only. It is free and...(4/16/2014 4:07:04 PM)
Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return - NBC40.net
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.(4/17/2014 2:57:50 AM)
Israeli killed in West Bank shooting
An Israeli was killed and two others wounded in a shooting near the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Monday, the army said. The incident at the start of the Jewish Passover holiday was the first deadly attack on an Israeli in the occupied West Bank since the start of the year, and came as tensions were soaring over the near-breakdown of US-brokered peace talks. "Fire was opened at Israeli ...(4/14/2014 3:53:16 PM)
West Bank gets facility for startup entrepreneurs
Israeli companies raise funds necessary for expansion.(4/15/2014 10:35:38 PM)
Israeli man killed, 2 hurt in West Bank shooting
JERUSALEM (AP) — An assailant opened fire on Israeli motorists in the West Bank on Monday, killing a man and wounding a woman and a boy in two separate cars, police said.(4/14/2014 1:24:30 PM)
Israel appropriates land in West Bank: newspaper
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has carried out a new land appropriation in the occupied West Bank, the Haaretz daily said on Sunday, in a move that could complicate efforts to extend troubled peace talks with the Palestinians. Haaretz said the Defense Ministry declared nearly 250 acres of territory in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc just south of Jerusalem "state land". The land ...(4/13/2014 8:25:23 PM)
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