Israeli security forces fatally shoot Palestinian man during West Bank protests

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian on Friday as demonstrators protesting against Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank hurled rocks at soldiers, a witness said. The man was shot in the head during a protest near the villlage of Beit Dajan, near Nablus, and was taken to a hospital where he later died, the… Read More Israeli security forces fatally shoot Palestinian man during West Bank protests

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu orders advancement of settler housing project in West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered on Monday that plans be advanced to construct some 800 homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, an official statement said. The announcement was widely expected ahead of the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who unlike outgoing President Donald Trump, has been critical of Israeli… Read More Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu orders advancement of settler housing project in West Bank

Thousands of Israelis protest against West Bank annexation plan

Several thousand Israelis demonstrated on Saturday against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to extend sovereignty over parts of the occupied West Bank, de-facto annexation of land that the Palestinians seek for a state. Protesting in face masks and keeping their distance from each other under coronavirus restrictions, they gathered under the banner “No to annexation,… Read More Thousands of Israelis protest against West Bank annexation plan