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24 Oct
Palestinian residents will now be able to move freely through checkpoints in the territory. Israel took control of the West Bank in 1967.
27 Sep
Five Palestinian gunmen were killed in an arrest operation targeting a Hamas cell in West Bank, Israel's military said. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said the Hamas operatives were planning an imminent attack on Israel.
11 Sep
The Hollywood-style escape took place at a maximum-security facility about 2 miles from the boundary with the occupied West Bank. Authorities have erected roadblocks as they hunt the fugitives.
8 Aug
Four Palestinian families could soon find out whether they will be evicted from their homes in occupied east Jerusalem to make way for Israeli settlers. The move would leave them homeless — and could spark new tensions.
14 May
Palestinian families in Gaza's Shejaiya neighbourhood leave the area after it was shelled by Israeli forces.
26 Apr
Fresh clashes break out between Palestinians and police after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for "calm on all sides" after several nights of unrest in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem. There have been nightly disturbances since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 13, amid Palestinian anger over police blocking off access to the promenade around the walls of the Old City and a ban on gatherings.
9 Nov 2020
Palestinians call on US President-elect Joe Biden to "correct" the "unjust policy" towards Palestinians but feel "afraid" he will be the same as "traitor" outgoing president Donald Trump.
13 May 2018
Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear dealt was followed by direct confrontation between Israel and Iran in Syria and all comes ahead of next Monday's decision by Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The date chosen to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel. In the build-up another Friday of protest at Israel's border with Gaza. With all that's going on can Israel afford to stick with the status quo when it comes to the Palestinians?
31 Mar 2018
Funerals were held on Saturday (March 31) for Palestinians killed by Israeli security forces who confronted protesters a day earlier. On Friday, at least 15 Palestinians were killed, some of whom the military said had opened fire, rolled burning tyres and hurled rocks and fire bombs toward troops across the border.
31 Mar 2018
Violent scenes in Gaza have seen anger spreading on social media. Israeli snipers and tear gas have hit Palestinians taking part in the "Great March of Return", at the border with Israel. The protestors are calling for the right to go back to their homeland. Plus, more revelations from Facebook.
14 Jan 2018
Protests in the West Bank urging for the release of 16 year old Ahed Tammi turn violent.
6 Jan 2018
Panel of journalists looks at anti-government demonstrations across Iran flaring up a week ago, the biggest since the 2009 post-electoral protests in Tehran. We look also at the first visit to Paris of Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan since the election of Emmanuel Macron; Trump threatening the Palestinians, Pakistan and North Korea; Emmanuel Macron promising reporters a bill as early as next month to combat fake news.

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