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West Bank Bedouins fear 'a second nakba'
An Israeli plan to forcibly transfer Bedouins to nearby Palestinian villages has met with staunch resistance.(3/23/2015 7:10:34 AM)
West Bank boycott takes aim at Israeli food products
Opponents and advocates of boycotting Israel agree that it is an important tactic in the Palestinian struggle.(3/22/2015 4:15:56 AM)
Is Israel democratic? Not so clear (+video)
With Israel's occupation of the West Bank grinding on toward the half-century mark, and with Prime Minister Netanyahu's election-week declaration that no Palestinian state would be established on his watch, hard questions arise.(3/24/2015 8:06:03 AM)
AP Analysis: Occupation of West Bank raises questions about Israel's claim to be a democracy
Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection last week.(3/23/2015 12:13:37 PM)
Palestinian teen dies of injuries in Israeli clash: hospital
A Palestinian teenager died on Wednesday of a gunshot wound sustained a week ago during a confrontation with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials said. The officials at Ramallah Hospital said Ali Safi, 17, had been shot through the chest. The Israeli military had no immediate comment. The incident came amid rising tensions in the West Bank after Israel froze the transfer ...(3/25/2015 1:02:02 PM)
Rising Mississippi River spurs West Bank levee authority to conduct daily patrols
With the Mississippi River rising above 13 feet, the West Bank levee authority is conducting daily patrols after to monitor possible flooding, according to officials. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West is marshaling assets to plug low spots in Avondale...(3/26/2015 2:50:52 PM)
A New Community Rises In The West Bank ... And It's Not Israeli
Much of the new building in the territory involves Jewish settlements. The Palestinians now have a new city, but the project has been slowed because until recently Israel did not allow a water hookup.(3/17/2015 3:38:56 AM)
AP analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear
With Israel's occupation of the West Bank grinding on toward the half-century mark, and with Prime Minister Netanyahu's election-week declaration that no Palestinian state would be established on his watch, hard questions arise.(3/23/2015 11:30:28 PM)
West bank schools exhibit art at Oakwood Mall
The new spring fashions weren't the only pop of color at Oakwood Mall over the recently. The Annual Oakwood Talent Visual Art Exhibit took place during regular mall hours from March 13 to 15. There are two separate art exhibits...(3/26/2015 10:12:19 AM)
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, March 25
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...(3/26/2015 4:13:30 PM)
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