West Bank: Living with Uncertainty
15 July 2020 | 7:00 am
Beit Iksa is a Palestinian enclave in the West Bank. It is surrounded by an Israeli settlement. Separated by a fence, it still takes an hour to get from the enclave to the settlement a stone's throw away, and only Palestinians with a permit can cross.
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Israeli forces demolish Bedouin tents and structures in an area east of the Palestinian village of Tubas, in the occupied West Bank.
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In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh hailed a ruling by the International Criminal Court allowing an investigation into possible war crimes committed by Israel and Palestinian factions. He urged the court’s chief prosecutor to open a formal probe, noting that it would be an important step towards the international recognition of Palestine as a state.
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Police in Germany disbanded pro-Palestinian rallies as Middle East tensions intensify. Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that the country "will not suffer" antisemitic protests.
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Israel and the Palestinians are mired in their worst conflict in years as Israel pounds the Gaza Strip with air strikes and artillery, while Hamas militants lob rockets into the Jewish state. This comes after days of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in east Jerusalem, sparked by a years-long bid by Jewish settlers to take over Arab homes and by protests culminating in Israeli forces storming the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound. AFP takes a look at the events leading up to the recent escalation.
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Muna and Muhammad el-Kurd are leading campaigners against evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem. The two were released after being detained Sunday.
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The Eviatar settlement, named after a murdered Israeli, is set to be evacuated. The Defense Ministry will then take over the area and plans to transform it into a military base.
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Israeli settlers leave the illegal outpost of Eviatar, near the Palestinian city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, in adherence to an agreement struck with nationalist premier Naftali Bennett's new government.
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A 20-year-old man was reportedly killed amid violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli settlers. Tensions also escalated with Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Strip.
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Protesters rally in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, while Israeli troops flood the occupied West Bank in the manhunt for six Palestinians who have been on the run for three days after escaping from a top security prison.
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