World Apr 07

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Saturday to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if re-elected, a dramatic policy shift apparently aimed at rallying his nationalist base in the final stretch of the tight race.

World Aug 25

U.S. cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza, the State Department said Friday.

A Palestinian protester climbs over a section of the Israeli barrier on February 17, 2017. during clashes with Israeli troops. The clashes happened at a protest marking the 12th anniversary of a campaign against the barrier, in the West Bank…

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