RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A 13-year-old Palestinian died on Friday after being shot by Israeli troops during clashes with a stone-throwing crowd in the occupied West Bank, the official...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians held a funeral Wednesday for Saeb Erekat, a veteran peace negotiator and spokesman for their cause who died after being hospitalized with the...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An 18-year-old Palestinian died early Sunday after being chased by Israeli troops in the West Bank, but the circumstances of his death remain in dispute.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The coronavirus crisis has hit West Bank restaurants hard. But one part of the dining sector is bucking the trend: food trucks.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Dozens of Palestinians protested outside the German diplomatic office in the West Bank on Tuesday, seeking to draw attention to Israel's arrest of a leading coordinator...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Relatives of a top Palestinian official rampaged through Ramallah late Wednesday, firing into the air and at government buildings after a family member was killed in a...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Authority said Monday that a group of Israeli settlers has tried to burn down a mosque near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian after he attempted to run over them with his vehicle on Friday.
JERUSALEM (AP) — As the coronavirus pandemic gathered strength last month, community leaders in a Palestinian neighborhood on the outskirts of Jerusalem tried to impose lockdown and quarantine...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Ninety-four percent of Palestinians reject President Donald Trump's Mideast initiative, according to a poll released Tuesday, which also found plummeting support for a...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said “a thousand no's” to the Mideast peace plan announced Tuesday by President Donald Trump, which strongly favors Israel.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians marched through the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday to mark the 55th anniversary of the Fatah movement led by President Mahmoud...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian protesters took part in a “day of rage” across the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, with some groups clashing with Israeli forces to protest the...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The family of a former Palestinian lawmaker says Israeli authorities have rearrested her just months after she was released from detention.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officials say they have caught the Palestinian militants responsible for a bombing in the West Bank that killed a teenage girl last month.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday was forced to postpone a conference it organized in the West Bank city of Ramallah after Palestinian officials and factions...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian labor market in the West Bank was limping along in 2017, with unemployment stubbornly high and economic growth slowing. But that didn't stop the...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A West Bank medical official said Tuesday a Palestinian was killed by Israeli forces when clashes erupted during an arrest raid near Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said a Palestinian vehicle targeted Israeli soldiers on a highway in the West Bank before dawn on Monday, prompting troops to open fire, killing two...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Health Ministry says a man has been killed in clashes with Israeli troops and settlers in the West Bank.
Hamdi Naasan, 38, was killed Saturday and six others were injured, one in serious condition, at al-Mughayyir village near Ramallah city.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — On a cold winter's night earlier this month, a convoy of 10 Israeli armored jeeps drove into the heart of the West Bank city of Ramallah and parked in front of the Palestinian police headquarters.
Soldiers fanned out, searching nearby shops for security cameras after a pair of recent shooting attacks against Israelis in the occupied territory. The raid attracted dozens of stone-throwing Palestinians, and the Israelis responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians in the West Bank are staging a partial strike and large demonstrations to protest a new social security law.
Thousands of private sector employees gathered Tuesday in Ramallah, the seat of the Palestinian Authority, where they chanted "the old story is the same, a bunch of thieves." Several companies, banks and shops were closed, while others had limited operations.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian police have barred the Hamas-affiliated speaker of the Palestinian parliament from entering the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Speaker Aziz Dweik had been set to hold a press conference in Ramallah to criticize President Mahmoud Abbas' decision to dissolve the Palestinian legislature, which is controlled by the rival Hamas movement.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces have demolished the home of a Palestinian charged with killing a soldier during an Israeli raid in the West Bank earlier this year.
Troops used two controlled explosions to destroy Islam Abu Hmaid's home in Ramallah on Saturday, in an operation involving dozens of soldiers and military vehicles.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel arrested dozens of Hamas activists in the West Bank, and a Palestinian was killed in clashes with troops, as the Israeli military pressed ahead on Friday with a crackdown following a pair of deadly shootings blamed on Hamas militants.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said that Mahmoud Nakhla, 18, was shot in the abdomen and died at medical center in Ramallah, as Israeli soldiers clashed with dozens of Palestinians throwing rocks.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's military launched a West Bank manhunt Thursday, setting up checkpoints and blocking roads, after a Palestinian gunman killed two Israeli soldiers at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement and sped away.
The shooting added to a deadly week that claimed seven lives, including an Israeli newborn, a 60-year-old Palestinian businessman and three Palestinian assailants, two of them members of the Islamic militant Hamas.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians are on a general strike across the West Bank in solidarity with Arab citizens of Israel over a contentious law that defines Israel as a Jewish state.
The streets of Ramallah and other West Bank cities were largely empty on Monday as schools, universities, government offices and private business were closed. Public transportation also wasn't available.
For the Palestinians, the strike is a rare foray into domestic Israeli politics.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The head of Palestinian soccer said Saturday he will appeal FIFA's year-long ban on him for inciting fans against Argentine superstar Lionel Messi as part of his campaign to stop Argentina's national team from playing in Israel.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Latest on Prince William's Middle East visit (all times local):
Prince William has visited a Palestinian refugee camp and facilities run by a U.N. agency in the West Bank.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian police have broken up a rare public protest in the West Bank against the Palestinian Authority's policies in Gaza.
Dozens of Palestinian protesters gathered in Ramallah on Wednesday calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to end his "punishment" of Hamas-ruled Gaza.
Palestinian police dispersed the crowd with electric shockers and batons. Undercover officers dragged others away, arresting about 10 people.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot dead a 21 year-old Palestinian stone-thrower during an arrest raid in the West Bank Wednesday after a soldier was hit in the head with a rock, the Israeli military and Palestinian Health Ministry said.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The head of the Palestinian football federation is calling on Arab and Muslim sports fans to burn photos and T-shirts of Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi if he attends a friendly match between Argentina and Israel next weekend.
Jibril Rajoub made the call after a demonstration in front of the Argentinian representative office in Ramallah, where he asked Argentina to cancel the match.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a soldier who was seriously wounded in action this week has died.
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June — the first British royal to make an official visit there.
The prince will begin his June 24-28 trip in Amman, Jordan, then travel to Jerash in Jordan; Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in Israel; and Ramallah in the West Bank.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appears to be making a swift recovery in hospital from his latest health troubles.
His office released a photo and a brief video clip late on Monday showing him walking in the hospital hallway, dressed in a blue bathrobe and flanked by aides. Another photo showed him sitting and reading a newspaper in Ramallah's Istishari Hospital. Independent media outlets were banned from entering the hospital.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is alert and making a swift recovery after being hospitalized with a fever over the weekend and should be released within days, an aide and a hospital doctor said Monday.
Saeb Erekat said Abbas is in "very good health" after spending several hours visiting the Palestinian leader in a Ramallah hospital Monday.
"He's recovering and doctors expect him to leave the hospital within the coming two days," Erekat said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):
Israel says the military has delivered eight trucks full of humanitarian aid and medical supplies to the Gaza Strip, where Israeli troops firing from across the border killed nearly 60 Palestinians at mass border protests on Monday.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian state news agency says the Palestinian president is in a hospital and set to undergo a minor ear operation.
The Wafa agency says Tuesday that President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to be discharged from the Ramallah hospital later in the day.
The 83-year-old Abbas has endured a series of recent health scares which have revived anxiety about a battle over who will succeed the Palestinian leader.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The top-tier leadership group of the PLO— average age 70 — is up for election for the first time in over two decades, when hundreds of delegates attend a West Bank convention this week.
It should be a chance to revitalize the Palestinian national movement at a historic low point and start talking about potential successors to 83-year-old President Mahmoud Abbas.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry has summoned Ireland's ambassador to express dismay over Dublin's mayor attending an "anti-Israel" event in Ramallah.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli authorities are investigating how Dublin Mayor Micheal Mac Donncha arrived in the country despite instructions to bar his entry.
Interior Minister Arieh Deri ordered an inquiry Wednesday after Mac Donncha announced he was in the West Bank city of Ramallah for a conference after landing at Israel's Ben-Gurion airport. Israel had aimed to block his entry because of his support for the BDS movement that advocates boycotts against it.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — In a story March 26 about German diplomatic efforts in the Middle East, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of Germany's new foreign minister, Heiko Maas. A corrected version of the story is below:
German FM urges Palestinians 'not to tear down bridges'
Germany's foreign minister says the new government remains committed to two-state solution, urges Palestinians "not to tear down bridges"
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — American Kate Hamad doesn't dare leave Ramallah, fearing trouble, even deportation, if stopped at an Israeli checkpoint on the outskirts of the autonomous Palestinian city in the West Bank.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian hospital official says a teenage boy was killed in clashes with the Israeli army, which says troops fired at an armed protester.
Fathi Abu Mughli, director of Istishari Hospital, said Musab Tamemi, 17, was shot in the neck. Residents of the village of Dir Nizam, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, said protesters were clashing with Israeli forces.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in protest across the West Bank Thursday marking a century since the Balfour Declaration, Britain's promise to Zionists to create a Jewish home in what is now Israel.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A recently completed $6 million mansion was meant to serve as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' official residence and guest house.
Instead, the 4,700-square-meter (50,600-square-foot) "presidential palace" on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah will stand empty for now.
WH Envoy Kushner Meets Palestinian President
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will continue to suspend security coordination with Israel until it returns the situation at a major Jerusalem shrine to how it was before the crisis over security measures there.