Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops in West Bank

Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli troops in the West Bank amid ongoing tension following the announcement of US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan. Dozens of protesters removed a temporary barrier that blocked vehicle access to the village of Deir Nidham, which had been set-up by the Israeli forces. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE … Read more Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops in West Bank

The Palestinian family with its own checkpoint – BBC News

How is President Trump’s plan to solve the Israeli Palestinian conflict being received on the ground? The BBC’s Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman went to visit two homes in the occupied West Bank; starting with a Palestinian family whose house is in a fenced off enclave within an Israeli settlement. Israel has said it intends … Read more The Palestinian family with its own checkpoint – BBC News

UN lists more than 100 firms linked to Israeli settlements in West Bank

The United Nations has released a list of 112 companies that has business ties to Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Israel settlements there are considered illegal under international law. The Palestinians have cheered this report as a “victory’ and threatened legal action, Israel dismissed it as shameful. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more UN lists more than 100 firms linked to Israeli settlements in West Bank

UN lists firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements in West Bank

Palestinians have welcomed a United Nations report listing companies with business ties to Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. The UN and most of the international community recognise these settlements as illegal. The UN says it has identified more than 100 firms including the US-based home-rental company Airbnb. Israel has described the publication as … Read more UN lists firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements in West Bank

Airbnb on UN list of companies tied to illegal Israeli settlements

Palestinians have welcomed a United Nations report on companies with business ties to illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. In a statement, the UN said it had identified 112 business entities with reasonable grounds to conclude they have ties with Israeli settlements. Among these was the US-based home-renting company Airbnb. In 2018, Airbnb … Read more Airbnb on UN list of companies tied to illegal Israeli settlements

Palestinian president urges world to reject ‘Swiss cheese’ plan

A Middle East plan that will bring neither peace nor stability and leave Palestinians with a fragmented state. That is how Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas described US President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan at the United Nations Security Council. Under the plan, Israel would annex parts of the occupied West Bank. But Palestinians did not … Read more Palestinian president urges world to reject ‘Swiss cheese’ plan

Israel and the Palestinians: An impossible peace process?

Our guest is Khalil Tafakji, director of the cartography department at the Jerusalem-based Arab Studies Society. He is also a former member of the Palestinian peace delegation and the author of a new book which examines the geographical extent of Israeli colonies in the occupied West Bank. He tells us why he thinks the US “deal of the … Read more Israel and the Palestinians: An impossible peace process?

Israel blocks Palestinian agricultural exports via Jordan

Israel has put a ban on Palestinian agricultural exports which are transferred through Jordan, cutting off the occupied West Bank’s only direct export route. That is expected to cost the West Bank farmers millions of dollars in revenue. Israel’s move is in response to Palestinians stopping the buying of Israeli beef in September. Israel says … Read more Israel blocks Palestinian agricultural exports via Jordan

Israeli blockade sours income for Gaza strawberry farmers

It is strawberry harvest time for farmers in Gaza with most of the berries heading to consumers in the occupied West Bank. But Israel’s blockade means getting them there is a challenge and Israel has also banned the use of certain fertilisers. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip. … Read more Israeli blockade sours income for Gaza strawberry farmers

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians in a day as tensions heighten

Israeli forces have killed four Palestinians in what has been described as the deadliest day in the occupied West Bank in a year as they prepare to send more soldiers to the area. Clashes between Palestinians and Israelis forces, a shooting and a vehicle attack happened in separate areas of the West Bank. Several Israeli … Read more Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians in a day as tensions heighten