The Biggest Stories of October 27, 2014
Oct 27, 2014
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Israeli troops have shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian man during unrest at a refugee camp near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Palestinian medics said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 31, 2015
The White House on Friday condemned Israeli plans to build 450 new settler homes in the West Bank as "illegitimate and counterproductive" to achieving peace.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 25, 2015
A powerful bomb exploed in the river bank of Nambul river at Keishamthong area in Imphal west district of Manipur, at 9.30 am today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with top Israeli officials in Jerusalem on Monday in a bid to deepen economic cooperation while also bringing a tough message on peace.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 19, 2015
Israel's Foreign Minister says the Palestinian President must be removed for peace talks to proceed after the International Criminal Court announced it is opening a probe into alleged Israeli war crimes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 7, 2015
An Israeli military court today handed three life sentences to a Palestinian militant convicted of organising the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
A US diplomatic convoy visiting the West Bank to investigate a complaint by Palestinian farmers over vandalism of olive trees was pelted with stones by suspected Jewish settlers today, Israeli police said.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 2, 2015
Israel's former Finance Minister today said the government's rush to allot tens of millions of dollars to West Bank settlements last month amounted to corruption, as he sought to link the secretive spending spree to a growing wave of scandals ahead o...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
A Palestinian teenager was seriously wounded by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank, his family said today, with the army saying he had thrown a suspected explosive device at troops.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 29, 2014
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian who had been hurling rocks at cars on a highway in the occupied West Bank today, a military spokeswoman said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 26, 2014
An Israeli court ordered the destruction of a settlement in the West Bank in a decision on Thursday that comes a decade after the first ruling to demolish the outpost.
World News | Reuters | Friday December 26, 2014
A firebomb attack on a car in the occupied West Bank left an an 11-year-old Israeli girl severely burned and her father injured on Thursday, the Israeli military said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
In a joint operation, Bihar Police and West Bengal Police today recovered around Rs 1.7 crore belonging to HDFC Bank from three villages of Jamui district and arrested 10 persons in this connection.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.