| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:41 PM
A Gaza novelist who was shortlisted for a prestigious Arabic literature prize but couldn't attend the announcement ceremony because of alleged Hamas harassment says he learned story-telling from his refugee grandmother, who recounted happier times.
| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:35 AM
TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied Monday that he no longer stood behind a landmark 2009 speech, in which for the first time he had publicly backed Palestinian statehood.
"Netanyahu did not say such a thing," his office...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Adil Shamoo, in his commentary titled "Netanyahu wants war" (March 4), bemoans the fact that 600,000 Israelis reside in the West Bank. He fails to mention, however, that according to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, the Arab population of Israel...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 1:20 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinian leaders in the West Bank called for a halt to the security cooperation with Israel that has underpinned the peace process in the past two decades.
The Palestinian National Council, a senior decision-making body, resolved...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Palestinians urging a boycott of Israeli products have begun confiscating goods in the West Bank, a movement leader said Tuesday, after activists dumped a truckload of Israeli milk and yogurt in a main square to the cheers of supporters.
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:00 AM
A new travel warning for Israel, issued Feb. 18, notes that "U.S. citizens need to be aware of continuing risks of travel" to the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and some metro areas, "including Tel Aviv and Haifa and surrounding regions," which the warning...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Israel's electric company cut off power Monday to more than 700,000 Palestinians in two major West Bank cities and nearby villages, and warned that more outages are coming if Palestinian officials don't pay millions of dollars in outstanding debt.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:43 AM
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:31 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:56 PM
A U.S. diplomatic convoy was attacked Friday in the West Bank by Jewish settlers throwing rocks, Israeli news reports said.
Diplomats from the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem had arrived to investigate accusations by Palestinians in the village of Turmus...