Latest News for: Palestinian territory


Licking Ben & Jerry’s

The American Israelite 07 Jul 2022
Last summer, the Unilever-owned company Ben & Jerry’s said it would stop selling its ice-cream in “occupied Palestinian territory,” as this was “inconsistent with our values.” ... There has never been any “Palestinian territory,” and the “West Bank” has been a legal no-man’s land ever since Israel was created.

Two hours and eight years: Palestinian families split by Israel

Al Jazeera 07 Jul 2022
It is estimated that tens of thousands of Palestinian couples and families across Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories are forced to live apart ... The occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem are recognised internationally as a single territorial unit meant to form a Palestinian state under the 1993 Oslo Accords.

Arabs believe economy is weak under democracy

Business Ghana 07 Jul 2022
Nearly 23,000 people were interviewed across nine countries and the Palestinian territories for BBC News Arabic by the Arab Barometer network ... However there is also a sizeable proportion of people disagreeing with the statement in the Palestinian territories, Jordan, and Sudan.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to escape arrest

The Jordan Times 07 Jul 2022
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories — Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday as he was attempting to flee an army raid, officials on both sides said ... On Sunday, a 17-year-old Palestinian died after being shot a day earlier in another Israeli forces raid in the same town.

Ben & Jerry’s files suit over sales in Mideast

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 07 Jul 2022
Israel captured both territories in the 1967 Mideast war, and the Palestinians want them to be part of their future state.

Palestinian population hits 14.3m globally

Middle East Monitor 07 Jul 2022
The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics has ... The gender balance in the occupied Palestinian territories is 2.72m males and 2.63m females.

Palestinian families count the cost of soaring prices in West Bank ahead of Eid

Arab News 07 Jul 2022
Prices have soared in recent weeks in the Palestinian Territories, which is now considered one of the most expensive places in the Arab world ...Ramallah has become the most expensive city in the world,” he added, as he accused Palestinian leaders of not doing enough to curb the greed of merchants and control prices.

Study: UNRWA materials urge Palestinians to take up ‘hobby’ of killing Israelis

Cleveland Jewish News 07 Jul 2022
The Israeli NGO—which monitors curricula to assess whether young people are being indoctrinated with hate—focused on materials labeled for use in the Palestinian territories in 2022 that did not appear on UNRWA’s new education portal as is required.

Assassinating Shireen Abu Akleh for the second time

Middle East Monitor 07 Jul 2022
In fact, it has not condemned any of the occupation army's actions over many years against the occupied Palestinian territories, including the crimes ...

UNRWA Palestinian Textbooks Still Inciting Antisemitism and Jihadi Violence, Concludes New Report

The Algemeiner 07 Jul 2022
Palestinian ... Released on Thursday, the Review of 2022 UNRWA-Produced Study Materials in the Palestinian Territories found that the UNRWA curriculum describes Jews as “impure and inherently treacherous” and teaches that murdering Israelis leads to glory and martyrdom.

Is Modi using Israel’s tricks?

The News International 07 Jul 2022
... have a remarkable similarity to what Israel has been doing with the Palestinians ... Norway, an EU ally, just a few days ago refused to accept Israel's name on products from the Occupied Palestinian and Arab territories, in line with a ruling by the European Union Court of Justice.

Turkey, Israel to sign first aviation deal since 1951

The New Arab 07 Jul 2022
Turkey had previously withdrawn its ambassador from Israel and expelled the Israeli ambassador to Ankara in May 2018, when Israeli forces killed dozens of Palestinians protesting at the Gaza Strip border against Israel's siege of the territory and the US's decision to move its ...

Stopping BDS Cold: Five Lessons to Be Learned From Ben & Jerry’s Attempt to Cream Israel

The Algemeiner 07 Jul 2022
Ben & Jerry’s cited the company’s liberal values when it decided to break the 34-year agreement with its Israeli licensee, because he would not stop selling ice cream in what the company termed “Occupied Palestinian Territory.”.

Israel Push Arab Allies for Joint Defense Pact Amid Iran Tensions

Hamodia 07 Jul 2022
RIYADH (Reuters) — ... The idea, which would use Israeli technology, could gain momentum during President Joe Biden’s stops in Israel, the Palestinian territories and Saudi Arabia on a July 13-16 trip, said two of the sources who were briefed on the plans ... The apparatus has already foiled attempted Iranian attacks, he added ... .

For LGBTQ Tennesseans from immigrant families, culture may add extra hurdle to acceptance

Gallatin News 07 Jul 2022
“That made me at a very young age understand what are my priorities in this life, as a Palestinian and as a gay man,” he said ... Bedarn’s grandmother was Palestinian and her ancestors came to the U.S. following the occupation of Palestinian territory by Israel in 1967.

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