Israeli security officials on Tuesday started the process of evacuating some 150 Jewish residents from their homes at the West Bank settlement of Beit El.
A Palestinian mosque in the village of Jabaa was vandalized and partially set on fire early Tuesday morning, Israeli and Palestinian officials said, with both sides suspecting Israeli settlers of the attack.
Israel announced it will construct 851 housing units in the West Bank, a move the United States immediately said "undermines peace efforts."
The Israeli government asked the country's high court Friday for a delay in the scheduled demolition of an unauthorized West Bank settlement outpost.
The Israeli government said Tuesday that it has decided to legalize the status of three settlement posts that were built in the West Bank during the 1990's.
The Israeli military said Monday that it has suspended an officer who was caught on video striking a pro-Palestinian activist in the face.
Three cars were set ablaze and a mosque was defaced in a Palestinian village in the West Bank, police said.
Five Israeli right-wing extremists have been indicted by an Israeli court which accused them of attempting to prevent the demolition of illegal settlements in the West Bank, organizing a break-in at a military base and planning riots.
Israel's Construction and Housing Ministry announced Sunday plans to build 1,000 new homes in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
A day after the Israeli government announced measures to curb a spike in right wing violence in the West Bank, a Palestinian mosque was torched and vandalized in what authorities suspect is the latest in a string of attacks against both Palestinian and the Israeli military targets by Jewish extremists.
In an attack Tuesday -- which an Israeli official termed an act of Jewish terrorism -- around 50 right-wing Israeli extremists infiltrated and attacked the Ephraim Regional Division Headquarters, an Israel Defense Forces military base in the West Bank.
There is growing concern in Israel about a spate of right-wing attacks. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
A Palestinian mosque in the northern West Bank was torched early Wednesday morning in what police suspect is a nationalistic "price tag" attack.
On September 30, a group of Jewish Israelis from the activist groups Solidarity and Ta'ayush set out on a visit to support the Palestinian al Rifai family in the West Bank. The family's claim to their land has been recognized by the Israeli Supreme Court, but the settlement of Anatot is nevertheless built upon it. Al Rifai family members have faced harassment for years while insisting on their right to access private land. The settlers of Anatot, enraged by the Israeli support of the Palestinian family, violently attacked the family and activists alike.
A suspected arson attack on a mosque raises fears more violence will hit West Bank settlers. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
Police in Israel have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the burning of a mosque, according to Israeli National Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.
Violence erupted in the West Bank on Friday as several dozen Palestinian youths hurled rocks and bottles at Israeli security forces near Jerusalem and a man died during clashes near Nablus.
Israeli police and security forces destroyed three houses in the Israeli settlement outpost of Migron in the northern West Bank early Monday morning clashing with settlers who refused to accept an Israeli court decision ordering the community to be demolished.
We first met Mohedeye and Nedaa Dawabsha sitting quietly on the floor of a small room in their family's modest house in the dusty West Bank village of Duma. Neither of the sisters were able to leave the room.
Two mentally ill sisters are getting treatment after being locked up in chains for years. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
Clashes erupted overnight at a West Bank refugee camp, authorities said Monday.
In a small showroom in the West Bank city of Ramallah, two Palestinian security guards carefully watch over a masterpiece by one of the most famous artists in modern history.
Four years after an Israeli high court initially ruled that the path of the barrier separating Israelis from Palestinians around the West Bank village of Bilin needed to be rerouted, the Israeli military Wednesday began to dismantle parts of the controversial fence.
Three Israeli settlers from the West Bank were arrested overnight on suspicion of setting fire to a police commander's car, Israel police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told CNN Monday.
The Palestinian Authority has accused the Israeli government of incitement in an arson attack Tuesday on a West Bank mosque, claiming the act was committed by settlers under the protection of the Israeli military.
The Israeli government has acknowledged that it pursued a policy of stripping West Bank Palestinians of their residency status between the years 1967 and 1994, according to an Israeli human rights organization.
An Israeli man was killed near the site known as Joseph's Tomb. CNN's Phil Black reports.
An Israeli man was killed and four others were wounded early Sunday morning near Joseph's Tomb, a Jewish holy site in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, an Israeli military spokesman said.
The Israel Defense Forces arrested two people it identified as responsible for the massacre of an Israeli family in the West Bank settlement of Itamar, officials said Sunday.
Palestinian journalists are finding reporting increasingly difficult in the face of the growing abuse toward them by Palestinian security forces in the West Bank and Gaza, according to a report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch.
Five members of an Israeli family were killed in the West Bank early Saturday morning in what the Israeli military is calling a terror attack.
Israeli settlers damaged cars and tried to burn down a house in Palestinian villages in the West Bank Monday night and Tuesday, police told CNN. The actions followed removal of three illegal shacks in a Jewish settlement.
At least one Palestinian was shot in clashes in the West Bank village of Beit Ummar Friday, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.
Two Palestinian teens were killed on Thursday, one in a shooting and the other by an explosion, medical and security sources said.
A mosque and other structures were demolished by bulldozers in a Palestinian village in the West Bank early Thursday, according to village residents.
As optimism flowed from U.S. leaders over the prospect of a settlement freeze in the West Bank, an Israeli government source on Monday tapped the brakes, saying that an agreement over such a freeze still had not been reached.
Construction has started for about 600 new housing units in the West Bank since the Israeli settlement freeze ended late last month, the group Peace Now said Thursday.
Vandals torched a West Bank mosque and sprayed graffiti on its walls early Monday, officials said.
Vandals attack a mosque in the West Bank, spraying graffiti on its walls. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
A woman who was shot near a West Bank settlement gave birth to her baby at a nearby hospital, the Israeli military said Monday.
Israeli settlers cheered Sunday's expiration of a moratorium on building new settlements in the West Bank, as Israel's prime minister urged Palestinians not to walk away from newly resumed peace talks over the lapsed restrictions.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has proposed a three-month extension of Israel's construction moratorium on the West Bank, a diplomatic source told CNN Thursday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has stopped well short of agreeing to a continued freeze on building Israeli settlements in the West Bank, made comments that suggested that he might be willing to compromise on the issue.
Two Israelis were wounded Wednesday night in a shooting at Rimonim Junction, east of the West Bank city of Ramallah, the Israel Defense Forces said.
On the eve of meetings to start peace talks in Washington, four Israeli settlers are killed in the West Bank.
The Israeli military said Wednesday it is still looking for the perpetrators behind a drive-by attack Tuesday evening that left four people dead, including a pregnant woman.
Four Israelis -- including a pregnant woman -- were killed Tuesday near Hebron in the West Bank in a shooting for which the militant wing of Hamas claimed responsibility, officials said.
An Israeli military court has found the leader of a West Bank protest movement guilty of incitement and organizing illegal demonstrations.
The Israeli military detained former European Parliament Vice President Luisa Morgantini at a protest Friday, but she was immediately released after her identity was learned, the Israeli Defense Forces said.
The Israeli military said early Thursday it shot and killed a Palestinian trying to infiltrate the Barqan settlement in the northern West Bank.
One Israeli policeman was killed and two others were wounded near Hebron in the southern West Bank early Monday, authorities said. Security forces are searching the area for the shooters.
Authorities are investigating the shooting of a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank, an Israeli police spokesman said Friday.
The Palestinian Authority has embarked on a series of measures aimed at ending what one official has called the "cancer" of Palestinian economic dependence on Israel's West Bank settlements.
The Palestinian Authority hopes a sales block of goods made in Israeli settlements will improve the Palestinian economy.
Palestinian officials blamed Israeli settlers for a fire that damaged a mosque in the northern West Bank Tuesday morning, while Israeli officials suggested the blaze may have been accidental.
The Palestinian prime minister's office on Tuesday slammed Israel for giving only a "symbolic" punishment to soldiers involved in last month's shooting death of four Palestinians.
Jordan has called in Israel's ambassador for an official protest over a controversial decision to expel Palestinians that Israel says are living illegally in the West Bank, the Jordanian state news agency reported Wednesday.
A new Israel Defense Forces order aimed at preventing infiltration in the West Bank is sparking angry condemnations in the Palestinian Authority.
Israeli security forces said they will close the West Bank region from midnight Sunday to Tuesday, April 6.
A 16-year-old Palestinian boy was shot dead and another Palestinian was in critical condition after being shot in the head during clashes with the Israeli military in the West Bank, a local medical official said Saturday.
In a bid to end what it calls illegal riots, the Israeli military will prohibit outsider access to areas in two occupied West Bank villages one day a week, according to a statement explaining the move.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has extended the closure of the West Bank, initially scheduled to end Saturday night, for three more days, Israeli officials said Saturday.
Middle East policy experts explain the impact of Vice President Joe Biden's recent trip to the region.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has ordered the army to seal off the West Bank for 48 hours and tightened security around the old city of Jerusalem, Israeli officials said Friday.
Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers broke out Monday, a day after Israel announced it would include two West Bank religious shrines as part of a larger list of 150 Zionist heritage sites.
Villagers claim a small victory on the fifth anniversary of their protests in the West Bank. Paula Hancocks reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama's special envoy to the Middle East ended a four-day trip to Israel and the West Bank with no breakthrough in persuading Israelis and Palestinians to go back to the negotiating table.
Israeli forces killed six Palestinians in separate incidents in the West Bank and Gaza early Saturday, acts that quickly drew Palestinian condemnation.
Israeli forces killed six Palestinians in separate incidents in the West Bank and Gaza early Saturday, acts that quickly drew Palestinian condemnation.
The Israeli government on Sunday approved a controversial plan that would classify a number of West Bank settlements as "National Priority Zones," meaning they are entitled to millions of shekels in funding.
Vandals burned a mosque in the West Bank on Friday in an attack a Palestinian official said reflected Israeli settler rage over a government moratorium on settlement construction.
Leaders of the Jewish settlement movement poured concrete for the foundations of a synagogue Wednesday in this West Bank settlement south of Jerusalem.
Israeli government ministers Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a temporary freeze on settlement construction in the West Bank in an effort to restart peace talks with the Palestinians.
The Faisal al Husseini football stadium was packed, two hours before kick off, with a noisy sea of Palestinian flags and white hijabs. Football matches are always a big deal in the West Bank, but this game was more significant than most. 10,000 women had flocked to the stadium, on the outskirts of East Jerusalem and a mere few meters from the separation barrier that snakes around the West Bank, to watch a historic football match few would have believed possible just a few years ago: the Palestinian women's national team were to play Jordan in their first ever home international.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on the lack of water in Gaza refugee camps.
Israel is denying Palestinians access to adequate water supplies by controlling shared water resources, the human rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday.
Israeli settlers on Sunday set Palestinian fields and olive groves on fire after their illegal outpost in the West Bank was dismantled, Israeli military sources told CNN.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on what Israel's leader calls a prelude to a freeze in settlement activity in the West Bank.
Many Jewish settlers in the West Bank believe the land was promised to them in the Bible by God.
When the 10th London Palestine Film Festival opens this week, Londoners will have greater access to films made in the Palestinian territories than many people living in the region.
My eyes stung, I was coughing, my nose was running. Along with cameraman David Hawley and freelance producer Kareem Khadder, I had just been tear-gassed -- not for the first time last Friday -- during a day-long clash between Palestinian kids and Israeli soldiers in the West Bank town of Na'alin, on the West Bank.
CNN's Ben Wedeman gauges low Palestinian expectations for Israel's upcoming elections.
A pilot internet series offers a different point of view of Israel's settler movement. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
West Bank settlers, long coddled by the Israeli government, turn on the security forces, hoping to block moves toward a two-state peace with the Palestinians
Hundreds of Palestinian security reinforcements were awaiting orders Saturday as part of a joint Israeli-Palestinian operation in the West Bank town of Hebron, officials said.
An Israeli border policeman has been arrested in connection with last week's shooting death of a Palestinian boy, an Israeli police spokesman said Sunday.
A key committee has approved construction of the first new Jewish settlement in the West Bank in a decade. The news infuriated Palestinians, who said the decision could cripple peace efforts
Israeli troops stormed the shopping mall in this West Bank city Tuesday and ordered it to close, saying the popular facility is linked to the militant Islamic Hamas
Business should be improving for the Abu Lafi Stone and Marble Company.
Despite restrictions on the movement of labor and goods, an increasingly young and unemployed labour force, and the problems of brain drain, the Palestinians are looking forward.
A new bill would compensate West Bank settlers like the Venturas who voluntarily leave their homes, and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is expected to decide within days whether to support it
U.S. Navy releases audio of communication between Iranian defense force and American ships.
As President Bush prepared Tuesday to head to Israel and the West Bank for the first time as commander-in-chief, he called a confrontation between U.S. Navy warships and Iranian boats in the Strait of Hormuz "a provocative act."
British graffiti artist Banksy has launched an art exhibition in Bethlehem that he hopes will focus attention on the poverty of the West Bank and draw tourists to the traditional birthplace of Christianity.
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