For villagers of Wadi Fuqin, harvest is a regular reminder of the occupation’s impact on Palestinian agriculture .
With just 67 words, a British foreign secretary kicked off 100 years of conflict and displacement.
Prime Minister Netanyahu said the man’s house would be demolished and any work permits issued to his relatives would be revoked.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the man was suspected of carrying out two shooting attacks in the West Bank on Saturday.
A lack of opportunity and respect coupled with a high cost of living is forcing the residents of East Jerusalem out of the city.
The strike is meant to gain concessions after all means have failed to get them results for fair demands and relief from abuse, torture and negligence.
Such settlements, in territory that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war, are deemed illegal by most of the world.
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Israel’s attorney general has said it is unconstitutional and that he will not defend it at the Supreme Court.
The Bill has been condemned by Palestinians as a blow to their hopes of statehood but its passage may be symbolic as it contravenes Supreme Court rulings on property rights
The announcement is the second such declaration since US President Donald Trump, who has signalled a pro-Israel stance, took office on Friday.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement came hours after delaying a crucial vote on an proposal to annex one of the West Bank’s largest settlements..
The Jerusalem municipality is due to act on requests to construct hundreds of new homes for Israelis in areas that Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to the city.
Every day, hundreds of Israeli volunteers drive ill Palestinians from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to hospitals in Israel.
“We are deeply concerned by the government’s announcement to advance plans for these settlement units in the West Bank,” US state department spokesman John Kirby said at a news briefing in Washington.
Under interim peace deals from the 1990s, Israel collects tax revenues on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule.
The pipe is illegal. The Occupation, too, is illegal. But it has its rules. Soldiers and policemen enforce the rules. Officers issue orders, which are obeyed. Fourteen families in Al-Hadidiya remain thirsty.
Though we hear terms like ‘caging’, ‘ghettoisation’, ‘walling off’ etc. to describe the proposed composite townships, they fall short of adding up to any sort of meaningful argument against the plan to bring the KPs back to their homeland.
In Palestine’s occupied West Bank, different kind of theatre, music, circus and dance are thriving, and serve not just as entertainment but a means for Palestinians to assert life, their living and existence.
The meeting’s initial focus is to reaffirm existing international texts and resolutions that are based on achieving a Palestinian State in the West Bank and Gaza Strip co-existing with Israel, an outcome some say is becoming unrealistic.
The Israeli government has grown both more extreme and more fearful of the growing international popularity of the movement to impose Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions measures.
When Netanyahu blames the recent outbreak of violence on Palestinian incitement against Jews, as if incitement had no context and no real cause, he is being deliberately disingenuous, or worse.