Tag: Palestinian territories

Politics foil replacing hazardous bridge to Jerusalem site

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JERUSALEM — A rickety bridge allowing access to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site is at risk of collapse, according to experts. But the flashpoint...

Unilever chief says company ‘fully committed’ to Israel

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JERUSALEM — The chief executive of Unilever on Thursday said the global consumer goods giant remains “fully committed” to doing business in Israel, distancing...

UN rights body names panel to probe Israel, Palestinians

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GENEVA — The U.N.’s former top human rights official will be part of a new permanent panel investigating abuses in Israel, Gaza and the...

Israel shells Lebanon after rockets fired over border

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JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said its artillery shelled southern Lebanon early Tuesday after two rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israeli territory. ...

Ben & Jerry’s to stop selling in Palestinian territories

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MONTPELIER, Vt. — Ben & Jerry’s ice cream said Monday it was going to stop selling its ice cream in the occupied Palestinian territories....

Biden hosts Jordan’s king amid tough choices in Mideast

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to host King Abdullah II of Jordan during one of the most difficult moments of the Jordanian...

Syria-based breakaway Palestinian faction elects new leader

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DAMASCUS, Syria — A breakaway Palestinian faction that carried out headline-grabbing attacks against Israel in the 1970s and 1980s has named a veteran new...

Hundreds of Jews visit contested holy site in Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims visited a contested Jerusalem holy site under heavy police guard on Sunday, shortly after Muslim worshippers briefly clashed...

Israel arrests dozens of Hamas-linked students in West Bank

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JERUSALEM — Israel says it arrested “dozens” of Palestinian students in the occupied West Bank who are linked to the Hamas militant group. ...

Israel faces calls to let jailed Palestinian attend funeral

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian activists and human rights groups have called on Israel to allow a prominent jailed lawmaker to attend her daughter's...