West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Compares Paris Attacks To West Bank Violence

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.11.2015 | UK

Israel's Prime Minister has been criticised for his "opportunism" and trying to "cash in" on the Paris attacks by drawing parallels between Friday's a...

Palestine, International Law, Collusion and Boycott

James Dickins | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Politics
James Dickins

For decades Western states have colluded with Israel in it relentless illegal dispossession and degradation of the Palestinians - all the while procla...

Rabbi Protecting Palestinian Farmers Attacked By 'Jewish Settler' With A Knife

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK

A far right “Jewish settler” sporting a ski mask attacked the head of a Jewish human rights organisation on Friday, the incident caught on video a...

British Volunteer Attacked By Israeli Gang In West Bank

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

A British volunteer was attacked by a gang of gun-wielding Israeli thugs in the West Bank as he tried to protect Palestinian farmers during the olive ...

Pictures Show Israeli Soldiers Aiming Guns At Palestinian Teen, Minutes Before She Was Shot Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

A Palestinian teenager who was repeatedly shot by Israeli forces at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank has died. According to an Israeli army ...

Palestinian Man Saves Five Jewish Students After Their Car Is Firebombed

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK

Five Orthodox Jewish students were rescued by a Palestinian man after their car was firebombed as they travelled through the West Bank on Thursday. ...

Skateboarding in Palestine

Philph E. Burbs | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK
Philph E. Burbs

When you think of the Middle East, you may not associate it with action sports. Certainly not with skateboarding. California - yes, Ramallah - no. So ...

Fuerteventura Retreat for West Bank Yoga Master Trainees

Yousif Nur | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yousif Nur

Normally, yoga is seen as being for middle class types trying to find themselves, with a particular penchant for tribal tattoos and herbal teas. However this November, a group of 25 Palestinians have been invited to complete their yoga training in the Canary Islands.

'Apartheid' Bus Ban Separating Palestinians And Israelis Lifted Moments After Coming Into Force

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK

A bus ban that forbid Palestinians from travelling on Israeli coaches and was heavily criticised as being tantamount to “apartheid” has been suspe...

Israeli Settlers Attack US Consular Officials

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

Jewish settlers attacked American consular officials Friday during a visit the officials made to the West Bank to investigate claims of damage to Pale...

Palestinian Cabinet Member Dead After Israeli Soldier Altercation

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK

A member of the Palestinian Cabinet has been killed during a West Bank protest, where witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens o...

Tensions Rise In Middle East Over House Demolitions And Bus Driver 'Hanging'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Paul Vale | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

Middle East tensions have risen after Israel said on Monday it has sent notices to the families of several Palestinians in the West Bank implicated in...

Israel's Land Grab 'Deplorable' Says Cameron

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

David Cameron and Ed Miliband have both condemned the land grab of 1,000 acres in the West Bank by Israel as "deplorable", echoing world-wide condemna...

Israel Just Appropriated 1000 Acres Of The West Bank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK

Israel has appropriated 1000 acres of land in the occupied West Bank in a move described as 'the biggest in 30 years'. The area in the Etzion settl...

Jessica Elgot

Using Tinder In The West Bank Means Booty Calls And Casual Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

Can the magic of Tinder work across the West Bank separation wall? Could it lead to a love story as beautiful as Romeo and Juliet? Maybe, but probably...

Palestine: Something Must Be Done, But What and By Whom?

Gregor Cubie | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Politics
Gregor Cubie

As Israeli military operations reignited in Gaza on July 8, the familiar indignant echo of "something must be done" rang out around the liberal and non-interventionist quarters of the Western world in a show of solidarity with the trampled Palestinian people that, while admirable, all too often fails to delineate exactly to whom the appeals for reason should be addressed.

Israel Arrests Six For Murder Of Teen 'Burnt Alive'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

Three suspects in the murder of a Palestinian teen burned to death in a suspected revenge attack have apprently confessed to killing Mohammad Abu Khde...

Families Of Dead Israeli And Palestinian Teens Call To End Cycle Of Revenge Violence

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

In the swell of anger and bitter hatred that surrounds the killing and kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers, and a Palestinian boy, families of the m...

Jewish Youth Movement Head Calls For Israeli Army To Take 300 Palestinian Foreskins

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

The leader of one of the world's biggest Jewish youth movements has come under intense criticism for Facebook post which appears to call for Israelis...

Palestinian Teen Killed In Suspected 'Revenge' Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

Israeli police have found a body believed to be of a Palestinian teenager reportedly kidnapped in East Jerusalem earlier the same morning as tensions ...

Bodies Of Kidnapped Israeli Teens Found

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the killing of three Israeli teenagers, whose bodies were found on Monday, saying that "Hamas is responsible, and Ham...

Degrees of Separation: Jordan's Contiguous Border With Israel

Nikita Malik | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Nikita Malik

Palestinians who utilise the border crossings between Israel and Jordan are subject regularly to systematic discrimination. It is surprising, therefore, that Jordan continues to consent to Israel manning shared borders, particularly those of the Jordan Valley and the West Bank.

Facebook Page Calls For The Execution Of A Palestinian 'Terrorist' Every Hour Until Missing Israeli Teenagers Are Found

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

A Facebook page has been set up calling for the execution of a Palestinian “terrorist” every hour until three missing Israeli teens are located. ...

Israeli Soldier Points Gun Towards Palestinian Teen PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

These images show the moment an Israeli soldier in the West Bank pointed and cocked a gun towards the head of a Palestinian teenager. They are take...

Nothing's Quiet on the West Bank

Francesca Gosling | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK
Francesca Gosling

Having already witnessed the impact of the Israel-Palestine conflict during volunteering trips whilst studying for her degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies, Sophie explains how she was struck by its effects on everyday life for citizens; rigorous and humiliating searches at road checkpoints, for example, turning 10 minute into an hour.