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  • netanyahu rejects withdrawal talk ahead of kerry meet

    Netanyahu rejects withdrawal talk ahead of Kerry meet

    World | December 15, 2014 7:36 IST

    Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today rejected talk of Israel withdrawing from Jerusalem and the West Bank within two years, on the eve of a meeting with the top US diplomat."We... Stand against the possibility

  • israel arrests 19 palestinians from west bank

    Israel arrests 19 Palestinians from West Bank

    World | December 09, 2014 8:48 IST

    Jerusalem: Israeli forces arrested 19 Palestinians on the charges of terrorism and other criminal offences in raids across West Bank, an army spokesperson said on Monday.Five of the 19 accused were Hamas activists who were

  • west bank mosque attacked mayor blames settlers

    West Bank mosque attacked; mayor blames settlers

    World | November 12, 2014 13:10 IST

    Ramallah, West Bank: A Palestinian official says an attack against a mosque in the West Bank ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor. He blamed Jewish settlers for the attack.Mayor Faraj al-Naasan says the

  • israel heightens security after 2 deadly attacks

    Israel heightens security after 2 deadly attacks

    World | November 11, 2014 13:07 IST

    Jerusalem: Israel says it is tightening security in major cities and the West Bank following two deadly Palestinian attacks.Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says police units have been deployed on Tuesday in cities, including Tel Aviv

  • palestinian boy shot dead by israeli troops

    Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli troops

    World | October 17, 2014 11:25 IST

    Ramallah: Palestinian police say a 13-year-old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers during a clash in the West Bank.They say the soldiers opened fire after demonstrators threw stones and at least one

  • israel stands by new land appropriation in west bank

    Israel 'stands by' new land appropriation in West Bank

    World | September 03, 2014 7:19 IST

    Jerusalem: Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday said his country "stands by its decision" to appropriate 1,000 acre land in the West Bank."Gush Etzion settlement bloc reflects a wide consensus in the Israeli society

  • un chief alarmed by israeli claim on west bank land

    UN chief alarmed by Israeli claim on West Bank land

    World | September 02, 2014 6:41 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed alarm at the Israeli declaration of a 400 hectares area in the West bank as "state land"."The secretary-general is alarmed by yesterday's announcement by Israeli authorities

  • rather than dollars we need ideas knowledge pm narendra

    Rather than dollars, we need ideas, knowledge: PM Narendra Modi to World Bank President

    India | July 24, 2014 10:00 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told World Bank President Jim Yong Kim that India requires ideas, knowledge and expertise "rather than dollars" as there is a need to focus on developing a base

  • jacob zuma voices support for palestinian state

    Jacob Zuma voices support for Palestinian state

    World | June 06, 2014 7:34 IST

    Cape Town: South Africa supports international efforts aimed at the establishment of a viable Palestinian state, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday."South Africa calls on the international community to support the new government of national

  • israel bolsters forces in west bank

    Israel bolsters forces in West Bank

    World | September 24, 2013 9:52 IST

    Jerusalem: The Israel Defence Force (IDF) Monday boosted its deployment in the West Bank city of Hebron, a day after a Palestinian shooter killed an Israeli soldier, a spokesperson for the IDF said.A curfew imposed

  • merry christmas thousands take part in celebrations in

    Merry Christmas: Thousands take part in celebrations in Bethlehem

    World | December 25, 2012 8:24 IST

    Bethlehem, Dec 25: Christians from the world over packed Manger Square in Bethlehem to celebrate the birth of Jesus in the ancient West Bank town where he was born.For their Palestinian hosts, this holiday season