Israel to build 450 new West Bank settler homes: NGO

Israel on Friday published tenders to build 450 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a watchdog said, in a plan denounced by the Palestinians as a "war crime".

Palestinians denounce new Israeli settlements as `war crime`

Israeli plans to build 430 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank constitute a "war crime", a senior Palestinian official said Friday.

Israel to build 430 new West Bank settler homes: NGO

 The Israeli government on Friday published tenders to build 430 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, the head of an NGO that monitors settlement activity told a news agency.

Gaza war pushed Palestinian economy into recession: IMF

The war between Israel and Gaza drove the Palestinian economy of Gaza and the West Bank into its first contraction since 2006, the International Monetary Fund has said.

IS threat to Japanese hostages `despicable:` Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas described as "despicable" Tuesday a threat by the Islamic State group to kill two Japanese hostages and pledged his full support to visiting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Ties with Israel at ''point of no return'': Palestine

A Palestinian official Monday said ties with Israel reached a "point of no return" after Israel decided to halt the transfer the tax revenues to the Palestinian National Authority.

Israeli soldiers shoot Palestinian dead

A Palestinian youth was shot dead and another wounded Wednesday night by Israeli soldiers at an Army roadblock to the south the West Bank city of Bethlehem, said paramedics.

Gaza bank hit by explosion

An explosion hit a Palestinian bank in the Gaza Strip, destroying an ATM, witnesses said, but there were no reports of injuries.

For Palestinians, Asian Cup more than a game
For Palestinians, Asian Cup more than a game

From the West Bank to the Gaza Strip, Palestinians are pinning both sporting and political aspirations on their national football team as it prepares for its Asian Cup debut in Australia.

Hamas man sentenced by Israel to life for teen killings that led to Gaza war

An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian to life imprisonment over the killing of three Israeli youths, whose abduction in the occupied West Bank set off a chain of events leading to the 50-day Gaza war last summer.

Israel says arrests Islamic State-linked Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli forces have detained three Islamic State-inspired militants in the occupied West Bank, the first known Palestinian cell linked to the Syria- and Iraq-based insurgent group, the Shin Bet internal security service said on Sunday.

Israel police say settlers attack US officials in West Bank

Israel police say Jewish settlers have attacked American consular officials during a visit the officials made to the West Bank to investigate claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property.

Palestinian draft resolution fails in UN council, US votes against

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Tuesday rejected a Palestinian resolution calling for Israel to withdraw from Palestinian territories by late 2017.

Israel army kills Palestinian in West Bank

The Israeli army shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Monday after a stone-throwing incident near the northern city of Nablus, sources on both sides said.

Palestinians to submit resolution for UN statehood bid

Palestinians plan to submit a final draft of a statehood resolution to the United Nations on Monday calling for a peace deal with Israel within a year and an end to occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017, officials said.

Israeli court orders state to raze West Bank outpost

Israel's supreme court has ordered Israeli authorities to demolish one of the oldest and most contentious Jewish settlement outposts in the West Bank.

Israel set new date for West Bank outpost demolition

An Israeli court ordered the destruction of a settlement in the West Bank in a decision on Thursday that comes a decade after the first ruling to demolish the outpost.

Israeli girl seriously wounded in West Bank firebomb attack

An Israeli man and his 11-year-old daughter were wounded today when assailants threw a firebomb at their vehicle in the northern West Bank, the army said.

Firebomb attack wounds Israeli father and daughter in West Bank

A firebomb attack on a car in the occupied West Bank left an an 11-year-old Israeli girl severely burned and her father injured on Thursday, the Israeli military said.

Israel approves 243 new settler homes in East Jerusalem

Israel has given preliminary approval for the construction of 243 new homes on West Bank land that Israel annexed to Jerusalem, and advanced plans for another 270 homes in the same area, officials said on Thursday.