European nations urge Israel not to proceed with housing project in West Bank

Several European nations including France, Germany and Italy, on Friday said Israel should not execute its latest decision to build over 4,000 new housing units in the West Bank territory. The statement, which was published by the French foreign ministry, was also signed by a dozen other European countries. Israeli police clashed with Palestinian mourners… Read More European nations urge Israel not to proceed with housing project in West Bank

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

Israeli soldiers harass journalists in West Bank

The IDF has suspended one officer and launched an investigation after a video emerged showing IDF soldiers attacking two journalists and destroying their cameras in the West Bank village of Beit Furik on Friday afternoon. The video, from Palestinian video production company Palmedia, shows the journalists from Agence France-Presse working near a group of IDF… Read More Israeli soldiers harass journalists in West Bank