Palestinian population in West Bank

The Old City of Hebron as seen from the Tel Rumeida neighborhood
For first time in 3 years, Israel allows some Palestinian cars on Hebron road

During the second intifada, Israel banned Palestinians residing near Othman bin-Affan Street from driving their cars on the streets adjacent to their homes.

05/03/2018
Kalandiya
IDF imposes four-day closure on West Bank, Gaza Strip for Purim

Such closings are not uncommon during Jewish holidays.

ALI JAFAR takes a break at the SodaStream factory in Rahat last year
Israel planning to increase work permits for Palestinians

According to the World Bank, unemployment in the West Bank in 2016 stood at around 18%.

12/01/2018
A Palestinian boy places a Palestinian flag on a tent in the West Bank village of Sussiya
IDF weighs new tool to legalize settler outposts

“As winter arrives, the imminent demolition will leave 100 people, half of them children, without shelter,” Mishriqi-Assad said.

Palestinian children commemorate Nakba Day.
Congress bill seeks to prevent US funding of Israel's detention of Palestinian children

"The purpose of this act is... to ensure that United States taxpayer funds shall not be used to support the military detention of Palestinian children."

By JTA
15/11/2017
The Ke Kafr Akab neighborhood of Jerusalem
How a stranded neighborhood bordering e. J'lm became haven for Palestinians in love

The human narrative behind the neighborhood of Kafr Akab, a no-man's-land that became a haven for Palestinian couples from east Jerusalem and the West Bank.

By MIRIAM BERGER/ REUTERS
09/11/2017
Kalkilya west bank demolition
Building permits in high demand for densely populated West Bank city

"We are living on top of each other – there is nowhere left to build.”

22/06/2017
IDF arrest
IDF arrests suspected terrorists responsible for West Bank shootings

Senior IDF official says 89 shooting attacks occurred in the West Bank in 2016.

israeli palestinian flags
'Palestinians to outnumber Jews by year 2018,' PA Bureau claims

Some demographers see the projections as exaggerated.

29/12/2016
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