The Biggest Stories of October 27, 2014
Oct 27, 2014
World | Agence France- Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A Palestinian was killed overnight during an Israeli military operation in the Qalandiya refugee camp near Ramallah in the West Bank, medical and security sources said today.
World | Associated Press | Monday December 15, 2014
Palestinian officials say that they plan to push for a UN Security Council vote this week on a resolution setting a November 2016 deadline for ending Israeli occupation.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 15, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday rejected talk of Israel withdrawing from Jerusalem and the West Bank within two years, on the eve of a meeting with the top US diplomat.
World | Reuters | Friday December 12, 2014
A Palestinian man threw a chemical substance believed to be acid at an Israeli family in the occupied West Bank on Friday, injuring a man and four children, Israeli police and the military said.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 11, 2014
Thousands of mourners turned out on Thursday for a Palestinian state funeral for a minister who died after being grabbed by the neck by an Israeli policeman at a West Bank protest, an incident that has raised tensions with Israel.
World | Associated Press | Thursday December 11, 2014
A senior official says the autopsy of a Palestinian Cabinet member shows he died as a result of tear gas inhalation and beatings allegedly sustained during a scuffle with Israeli troops.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 11, 2014
A senior Palestinian official died on Wednesday after he was struck by Israeli forces during a protest march in the West Bank, prompting international calls for an investigation into the incident.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Ebola is costing the three West African countries worst hit by the outbreak more than $2 billion as the deadly virus causes their economies to slow down or shrink, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The World Bank said today that the fallout from the deadly Ebola pandemic will push Guinea and Sierra Leone into recession next year.
World | Reuters | Sunday November 30, 2014
Suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a classroom in an Arab-Jewish school in Jerusalem, police said on Sunday, targeting a symbol of co-existence in a city on edge over a recent surge in violence.
World | Associated Press | Friday November 28, 2014
Israel's Shin Bet security service said Thursday it had uncovered a vast Hamas network in the West Bank that was planning large-scale attacks against Israelis in Jerusalem.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 25, 2014
An ATM machine was stolen in west Delhi's Narela area, police said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 23, 2014
Suspected Jewish extremists firebombed a house in a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank early today, its mayor told AFP, pointing the finger of blame at local settlers.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 20, 2014
Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two settlements on West Bank land annexed to Jerusalem, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a time when violence has flared, including a deadly attack on a synagogue.
World | Indo- Asian News Service | Wednesday November 19, 2014
The World Bank has approved a grant of $285 million to finance the three West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola crisis.
World | Associated Press | Saturday November 15, 2014
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says a proposed global emergency fund to contain the next Ebola outbreak would also provide an incentive for drug companies to develop vaccines and treatments to fight future pandemics.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 13, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry is set for talks on Thursday with the Palestinian leader on easing regional tensions, after Israel approved new settler homes in east Jerusalem despite mounting unrest.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Israeli police have arrested a paramilitary border policeman over the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank in May, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday November 12, 2014
It has been a difficult year for Israelis and Palestinians, with the failure of peace talks and a string of violent incidents that shows no signs of ending. Here is a look at some key recent events:
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghuti urged the Palestinian leadership to give its backing to "armed resistance" against Israel in a letter published on Tuesday as a wave of violence surged.