The West Bank has a lot to feel good about, according to several leaders, enthusiastic about the community’s recent upswing in commercial activity. Two new hotels in Harvey have taken shape, one at the Boomtown Casino and the other off Manhattan and Gretna boulevards. But that is not all
RAWABI, West Bank A state-of-the art Palestinian city with residential towers, a mall and a convention center is rapidly going up on once desolate West Bank hills and turning into a symbol of national pride. A giant Palestinian flag flies from the highest point of Rawabi, signaling to Israeli settlers living nearby that the first new Palestinian city being built since Israel captured the West Bank in 1967 isn’t just about real estate.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) A Palestinian security official says hundreds of troops are fanning out across the West Bank city of Nablus in a crackdown on drugs and weapons.The official said Monday that Palestinian forces have begun…
Al-Qaeda claims foothold in West Bank: Israeli security forces assessing emerging terror threat Three militants killed by Israeli security forces last week belonged to an al-Qaeda linked terror group, the Mujahedeen Shura Council has said on their websi… By: JewishNewsOne
JERUSALEM A retired Israeli military officer was beaten to death with a pickax in his front yard. A Palestinian man was fatally shot after ramming his tractor into an Israeli army gate. These and other enigmatic, seemingly unrelated killings, all originating in the West Bank, have left four Israelis and at least 24 Palestinians dead this year a notable increase from last year.
Two of the men were shot dead when they opened fire at Israeli troops who tried to arrest them after shooting out the tyres of their car, the army said. Handguns and explosives were reportedly found in the vehicle. The third man initially escaped but was later killed in a hide-out several miles away.
Three Militants From Group Shot by Israeli Soldiers By Reuters Published December 01, 2013. An Islamist group linked to al Qaeda has claimed three militants killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces last week as its members, and said this shows it has taken root in the occupied Palestinian territory
Ramallah: An Al Qaida-linked group said three militants killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces last week were its members, and that their presence there showed that the Islamist network had taken root in the occupied Palestinian territory.