RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

West Bank

A collection of news and information related to West Bank published by this site and its partners.

Top West Bank Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Friends: US woman held by militants intent on aiding Syrians

    The American woman taken hostage by Islamic State militants was determined to get to Syria and learned Arabic so she could perform aid work and advocate for causes in the Middle East, friends say. Kayla Mueller, 26, traveled to the Palestinian...
  • American woman held by Islamic State militants told friends she was determined to help Syrians

    Friends say the American woman taken hostage by Islamic State militants was determined to get to Syria and learned Arabic so she could perform aid work and advocate for causes in the Middle East. Kayla Mueller, 26, traveled to the Palestine territories,...
  • Palestinians launch boycott of Israeli food products in West Bank

    Activists from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement launched a campaign in the West Bank on Wednesday, calling on people to boycott products made by six major Israeli food companies. They said the campaign was a response to Israel's recent...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
  • Furtive financing of West Bank settlements via Zionist group a divisive issue in Israeli vote

    Israeli taxpayer support for an organization fueling investment in West Bank settlements rose by more than $100 million last year, making it a top recipient of money being furtively channeled into politicians' pet projects, according to an Associated...
  • Palestinian girl, 14, in Israel prison for throwing rocks

    Palestinian girl, 14, in Israel prison for throwing rocks
    The fate of a 14-year-old Palestinian girl, tried before an Israeli military court for hurling rocks at passing cars in the West Bank and sentenced to two months in prison, has gripped Palestinians who say her treatment demonstrates Israel's excessive...
  • U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry

    U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry
    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States was seeking to defuse tensions over proposed U.N. resolutions to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during talks in Europe next week. Kerry will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Palestinian sentenced to three life terms in killing of Israeli teens

    An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian man to three life terms in prison for his role in the abduction and killing of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank, an event that contributed to the escalating cycle of violence leading to a...
  • Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution

    Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged patience Tuesday as he met in London with Palestinian officials seeking a U.N. resolution that would lay the groundwork for a Palestinian state. Speaking to reporters before the meeting, Kerry declined to take a...
  • Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure

    Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure
    A European Union court Wednesday ordered the removal of Hamas from the European Union's list of terrorist organizations, based on a procedural technicality, a ruling that provoked anger from Israel as well as satisfaction from the militant Palestinian...
  • Jason Radine: Hanukkah is a time for rededication to peace

    Jewish families around the world this week are celebrating Hanukkah, lighting the menorah one more candle each night, as the tiny lights glow increasingly against the darkness of winter. While the story of the miracle of illumination oil lasting for an...