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West Bank nears hospital capacity in latest COVID-19 surge
Mondoweiss - 3/5/2021 7:00:00 AM
Over the last week the West Bank continues to experience a “significant surge” in a third COVID-19 wave, according to the World Health Organization with some areas doubling the number of active cases in the last seven days.

A year in, coronavirus rages in vaccine-needy West Bank
Associated Press - 3/2/2021 6:01:00 PM
Israel's spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians' winter of despair. More than half of Israel's population of 9.3 million have been vaccinated

Israel approves plan to vaccinate West Bank laborers
ABC - 3/1/2021 4:44:00 PM
Israel has announced plans to vaccinate tens of thousands of Palestinians who work inside Israel and its West Bank settlements

St. Charles Parish breaks ground on anticipated West Bank Trailhead
WGNO - 3/4/2021 10:30:00 PM
St. Charles Parish began construction on the $400K West Bank Trailhead underneath the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling on Wednesday.

ICC 'war crimes' inquiry in West Bank and Gaza
BBC - 3/4/2021 12:44:00 AM
Israel rejects the court's investigation, while the Palestinians praise it

Palestinian killed in confrontation in West Bank settlement
Yahoo News - 2/5/2021 8:37:00 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Friday that an unarmed Palestinian man was shot and killed in a West Bank settlement after he tried to break into a home ...

The West Bank / Gaza Coronavirus Gap
Jewish Press - 2/9/2021 3:19:00 AM
Palestinians polled themselves in December 2020, as they do every quarter. The differences between the West Bank and Gaza continued to be consistent in several areas such as Gazans favoring Hamas ...

West Bank blanketed in snow for first time in years
Reuters - 2/18/2021 3:51:00 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The biblical cities of Hebron and Bethlehem were blanketed in snow for the first time in years on Thursday after a rare winter storm. Families built snowmen on the ...

A year in, coronavirus rages in vaccine-needy West Bank | Raleigh News & Observer
Raleigh News & Observer - 3/2/2021 5:16:00 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank. Israel's spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians' winter of despair. More than half of Israel's population of 9.3 million have been vaccinated

Coronavirus rages in vaccine-needy West Bank, Gaza
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - 3/4/2021 8:17:00 PM
Israel's spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians' winter of despair. More than half of Israel's population of 9.3 million have been vaccinated and the lines for shots have dwindled. There's enough of a surplus that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to send thousands of doses to friendly countries.