west bank checkpoint

Father and son stabbed in West Bank terror attack

Father and son attacked after leaving dentist’s office in West Bank village

CEO of Doroob Technologies uses Doroob Navigator application as he drives his car at a checkpoint
Palestinians design app to navigate poorly mapped West Bank, checkpoints

"We had to design our maps completely from scratch. The wall, checkpoints, settlements ... existing mapping software could never account for the complexity here."

A sign stands at an Israeli checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus July 23, 2013
How an IDF soldier fell in love with a married Palestinian at a checkpoint

The story unfolds in "Bli Machsomim," which could be translated as either "Without Obstacles" or "Without Checkpoints," a book based on the actual events that took place.

Qalandia checkpoint
Border Police captures members of terrorist cell near Jerusalem - watch

The cell had organized attacks on the Kalandiya checkpoint.

A dump truck impounded by COGAT inspectors.
Inspectors prevent trucks from illegally dumping trash in West Bank

44 trucks have been impounded since the beginning of the year for trying to dump garbage there without permits.

Palestinians wait outside of  Meitar crossing
Settlers: West Bank Meitar Crossing an accident waiting to happen

There are some 28 crossing in the West Bank, out of which 13, like Meitar, are also for those walking on foot.

Rivlin and Kahlon inspect Kalandiya crossing

Rivlin and Kahlon gained a perspective of the upgrades made in recent months by the Defense Ministry’s Directorate of Crossings.

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%.

Israel Border Police rescue Palestinian man near Cave of the Patriarchs

A Border Police spokesperson said, "Israel Police and Border Police officers operate without distinction of religion, race or gender."

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