Occupied West Bank

Israel approves Hebron settlements for first time in 15 years

The Israeli government has approved the construction of Israeli settlement units in Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

Occupied West Bank

Israel approves settler housing in the heart of Hebron

Decision violates international law and will make life 'even more unbearable' for Palestinians, activists say.

Israel approves settler housing in the heart of Hebron

UpFront

Can nonviolence end the Israeli occupation?

We speak to Palestinian human rights activist Issa Amro about his upcoming Israeli military trial.

Middle East

Palestinians slam US Israel envoy's 'ignorance'

Palestinian officials criticise David Friedman who said Israel is occupying only two percent of the West Bank.

Palestinians slam US Israel envoy's 'ignorance'

Occupied West Bank

Palestinian shepherd: 'There's a sorrow in my heart'

Amid Israeli encroachment onto their lands, Palestinian shepherds are struggling to maintain a traditional lifestyle.

Palestinian shepherd: 'There's a sorrow in my heart'

Occupied West Bank

Palestinians speak out about torture in PA prison

Jericho prison is playing a key role in a Palestinian security apparatus aimed at stifling dissent, observers say.

Palestinians speak out about torture in PA prison

Palestine

Young Palestinian shot in Israeli raid dies from wounds

Israeli troops reportedly shot 21-year-old Raed al-Salhi five times at close range at a refugee camp in Bethlehem.

Raed al-Salhi dies after Israeli raid at Dheisheh camp

Occupied West Bank

Nabi Saleh: 'It's a silent ethnic cleansing'

Residents of the West Bank village stage frequent protests to fight back against Israel's occupation.

Nabi Saleh: 'It's a silent ethnic cleansing'

Occupied West Bank

How Palestinian students prepare for settler attacks

Facing ongoing violence from Yitzhar settlers, Palestinians in Urif village must take exceptional precautions.

How Palestinian students prepare for settler attacks

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel kills Palestinian teen after 'stabbing attempt'

Palestinian health ministry confirms 17-year-old killed at military checkpoint in occupied West Bank.

Israel kills Palestinian teen after 'stabbing attempt'

Occupied West Bank

Hebron: 'We're living in the heart of a prison'

Amid heightened restrictions and harassment, Palestinians struggle to keep their homes in Hebron's historic Old City.

Hebron: 'We're living in the heart of a prison'

Palestine

Crackdown aims to 'silence' Palestinian journalists

Violations by the PA and Hamas against journalists have intensified in recent months, media rights groups say.

Crackdown aims to 'silence' Palestinian journalists

Occupied West Bank

West Bank villagers decry collective punishment

Israeli army imposed new roadblocks and conducted home raids after one Palestinian villager attacked a settler family.

West Bank villagers decry collective punishment

Occupied West Bank

Film highlights daily realities of Israeli occupation

'This is Palestine' aims to raise awareness of ongoing human rights abuses in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Film highlights daily realities of Israeli occupation

Middle East

Two Palestinians die after clashes with Israeli forces

Protesters aged 17 and 18 die of their wounds from separate incidents in the occupied West Bank.

Two Palestinians die after clashes with Israeli forces