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Israeli–Palestinian conflict

West Bank students face uncertain future with demolition threat

A community school in the village of Khan al-Ahmar was due to be bulldozed for Israeli settlement, but the demolition has been postponed.

Palestine

Palestine: Unregulated tobacco industry on the rise

With high unemployment in the occupied West Bank, Palestinians are turning to the informal tobacco market, in which the required water - restricted by Israel - to cultivate is low and demand is high.

Middle East

Israel: Top court temporarily blocks demolition of Khan al-Ahmar

Khan al-Ahmar was scheduled for demolition to expand the illegal Male Adumin settlement.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Can US plan for Middle East deliver peace?

As White House team visits region, what hope is there for unannounced US plan, pre-emptively rejected by Palestinians?

Can US plan for Middle East deliver peace?

Middle East

Khan al-Ahmar: Palestinian community faces threat of demolition

Any structure built by Palestinians in Area C is considered illegal by the Israeli government and subject to demolition.

Khan al-Ahmar: Palestinian community faces threat of demolition

Middle East

Israel approves more than 2,000 settlement units in West Bank

Since US President Donald Trump came to office, Israel has approved construction of more than 14,000 settlement units.

Israel approves more than 2,000 settlement units in West Bank

Palestine

Mahmoud Abbas 'suffers from pneumonia, condition improving'

President of Palestinian Authority expected to stay 'several more days' in hospital, official says after visiting him.

Mahmoud Abbas 'suffers from pneumonia, condition improving'

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli railway to 'entrench apartheid' in West Bank

Residents in Salfit district expect 300 hectares of land to be confiscated for an Israeli settler railway.

Settler rail line to Israel latest land grab, Palestinians say

Al Jazeera Selects

Palestinians: Stories of resistance

A mother protests, a teenager comes of age, and a cameraman records his final moments – life in occupied Palestine.

Occupied West Bank

Jewish settlers torch Al-Sheikh Saada mosque: Activist

'They spray-painted slogans in Hebrew hostile to Arabs and Muslims - including ‘Death to the Arabs'.'

Jewish settlers torch Al-Sheikh Saada mosque: Activist

Occupied West Bank

'Greater Jerusalem means no churches and no mosques'

'There can never be peace until the Jerusalem file is satisfactorily resolved,' says chairman of Jerusalem Endowment.

'Greater Jerusalem means no churches and no mosques'

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Ahed Tamimi taunted by Israeli interrogators

Israeli interrogators seen taunting teen during questioning, trying to make her speak and commenting on her light skin.

Occupied West Bank

Israel ban Friday call to prayer at West Bank mosque

The ban has been described as 'a dangerous precedent' and 'a cowardly breach of the freedom of worship'.

Israel ban Friday call to prayer at West Bank mosque

Opinion

Gaza's Passover massacre

The Passover massacre in Gaza was by no means an exception in the long history of Palestinian resistance.

Neve Gordon

by Neve Gordon

Neve Gordon

Occupied West Bank

PA arrests dozens of Hamas supporters in West Bank

At least 55 Hamas supporters arrested in aftermath of explosion that targeted PM convoy in Gaza Strip.

Palestinian forces arrest dozens of Hamas supporters in West Bank