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Ariel University in the West Bank

Knesset applies Israeli law to Ariel University in West Bank

The law passed on the same evening that Israel got into an exchange of statement with the US over Washington's position on possible Israeli annexation goals.

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%.

A general view of houses in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim in the West Bank

Defense Ministry touts better security for settlers, more W. Bank homes

The program is aimed at improving the quality of life and increasing security in Jewish settlements in the West Bank

West Bank

Knesset committees to discuss applying new laws to West Bank

Right views move as equality for all Israeli citizens; Left sees it as creeping annexation.

Israeli pedestrians stand on a roadside near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Efrat

Netanyahu, settlers battle over West Bank roads

Settler leaders say public has tired of broken promises, threaten campaign to demand increased security.

A sweet success

According to the Israeli Honey Council, about 500 apiarists produce honey from some 100,000 beehives situated throughout the country.

BULIDINGS ARE SEEN last month under construction in the settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim

Israel to advance plans for 3,000 homes in the West Bank

Netanyahu has also promised that in September he would give the go-ahead for marketing 300 homes for the Beit El settlement.

Slain members of the Salomon family are laid to rest

Thousands attend funeral of family members slain in Halamish attack

Residents of nearby communities waved Israeli flags along the funeral procession route of the murdered Jewish family.

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.”

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