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Thousands of Arabs have no water in Jerusalem

In this April 3, 2014 photo, water tanks are seen on rooftops in Shuafat in east Jerusalem. Tens of thousands of Palestinians in east Jerusalem have been without water for more than a month, victims of a decrepit and overwhelmed infrastructure and caught in a legal no-man’s land. Their district is technically part of Jerusalem municipality, but on the other side of the massive Israeli-built West Bank separation barrier, so Israeli services there are sparse yet Palestinian officials are barred for operating. With the scorching summer approaching, residents are growing increasingly desperate. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in east Jerusalem have been without running water for more than a month, victims of a decrepit and overwhelmed infrastructure and caught in a legal no-man’s land caused by the divisions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fire hits Pasig residential area

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A fire hit a residential area near the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) satellite office in Pasig City before Thursday noon.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Israel says it will build new homes in West Bank

Palestinians throw stones at Israeli settlers who are later detained by Palestinian villagers in a building under construction near the West Bank village of Qusra, southeast of the city of Nablus, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. AP.

Israel says it plans to build 1,400 new homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, territory the Palestinians claim for their state.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners

Relatives of Israelis killed in attacks by Palestinian militants, hold photos of victims during a demonstration against the release of 26 long-serving Palestinian prisoners, in Jerusalem, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. Israel and the Palestinians are gearing up for the expected release by Israel of 26 of the longest-serving Palestinian prisoners. Israel has agreed to release the men, who were all convicted in deadly attacks of Israelis, as part of a U.S.-brokered package to restart peace talks. AP

Israel released early Tuesday 26 Palestinian prisoners, a Palestinian official told AFP, in accordance with commitments made to revive US-brokered peace talks.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Heavy turnout of pilgrims in Bethlehem

A general view of Manger Square, outside the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. AP

Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world packed the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations on Tuesday, bringing warm holiday cheer to the biblical birthplace of Jesus on a cool, clear night.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Crowds gather in Bethlehem for Christmas

Christian worshippers from Nigeria pray at the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. AP

Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world packed the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations on Tuesday, bringing warm holiday cheer to the biblical birthplace of Jesus on a cool, clear night.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Israeli man beaten to death in W.Bank

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An Israeli man was beaten to death and a woman injured in an apparent militant attack by Palestinians at their West Bank settlement home, police said early Friday.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt in West Bank

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Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli soldiers, not seen, during clashes in the West Bank village of Tamoun, near Jenin, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Palestinians say a raid by Israeli soldiers disguised as vegetable vendors to seize members of a militant group has sparked clashes in the northern West Bank. AP/Mohammed Ballas

An arrest raid by undercover Israeli soldiers disguised as vegetable vendors ignited rare clashes in the northern West Bank on Tuesday, residents said, leaving at 10 Palestinians wounded.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

West Bank vehicle torched in ‘price tag’ attack

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Suspected Jewish extremists have torched a vehicle in a West Bank village and scrawled racist graffiti on a nearby wall, Palestinians and Israelis said Tuesday.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

A merry Christmas in Bethlehem

PALESTINIAN Scouts play bagpipes outside Church of the Nativity. AFP

Tens of thousands of tourists and Christian pilgrims packed the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations, bringing warm holiday cheer to the traditional birthplace of Jesus on a raw, breezy and rainy night.

Posted: December 26th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

West Bank Palestinians await their UN moment

Palestinians across the West Bank on Friday prepared to celebrate the formal submission of their bid to become a UN member state, despite opposition from Washington and Israel.

Posted: September 23rd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Israel arrests 120 Hamas members in West Bank – Palestinians

HEBRON – Israeli troops on Sunday arrested 120 Hamas members in the southern West Bank just hours after the faction’s Gaza branch fired rockets into Israel, Palestinian security sources said. Palestinian security sources said troops fanned out across the southern West Bank in an overnight operation which kicked off just hours after Hamas’s armed wing [...]

Posted: August 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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