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Sep 13, 2021 ˇ Stay on top of Occupied West Bank latest developments on the ground with Al Jazeera's fact-based news, exclusive video footage, photos and updated maps.
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Is the West Bank a part of Israel?
The territory, excluding East Jerusalem, is also known within Israel by its biblical names, Judaea and Samaria. Within its present boundaries, the West Bank represents the portion of the former mandate retained in 1948 by the Arab forces that entered Palestine after the departure of the British.
Who does the West Bank belong to?
Presently, most of the West Bank is administered by Israel though 42% of it is under varying degrees of autonomous rule by the Fatah-run Palestinian Authority. The Gaza Strip is currently under the control of Hamas.
Is West Bank Palestine safe?
As a result, the Israeli authorities have handed the control of large areas of the West Bank to the Palestinian authorities. Like anywhere, you should remain vigilant at all times, however, from a political perspective, the West Bank is now safe to visit.
Is Gaza a country?
Sep 1, 2021 ˇ Jenin refugee camp, occupied West Bank – Palestinian armed groups are increasingly becoming more visible as frustration with the Israeli military, ...
Aug 26, 2021 ˇ RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Few Palestinians in the occupied West Bank get to board an airplane these days. The territory has no civilian airport and those ...
Sep 1, 2021 ˇ BEIT UR AL-TAHTA, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of people on Wednesday mourned the death of a man Palestinian health officials said was killed by Israeli forces ...
2 days ago ˇ Police on Wednesday arrested a Palestinian suspect over an apparent hit-and-run near the West Bank settlement of Ma'ale Michmash, during which an Israeli ...
Sep 1, 2021 ˇ Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank overnight, the Palestinian health ministry said on Wednesday.
Sep 2, 2021 ˇ In July, the Israeli authorities demolished, forced people to demolish, or seized 126 Palestinian-owned structures across the West Bank, including East ...
Aug 26, 2021 ˇ More than 871000 registered refugees live in the West Bank, around a quarter of whom live in 19 refugee camps.
20 hours ago ˇ Israel reopened a crossing with the occupied West Bank Wednesday for the first time since six prisoners tunneled out of a nearby Israeli prison, ...