Tagged: West Bank

Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website News Roundup
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website

Airbnb has said it will remove from its website all properties in Israeli settlements built on the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, after years of accusations that the company was benefitting from rentals in the illegal outposts.

on December 3, 2018
Airbnb To Remove Listings From Illegal Israeli Settlements News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Airbnb To Remove Listings From Illegal Israeli Settlements

About 200 listings for houses in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank will be removed in the coming days.

on December 3, 2018
Family Hopes Palestinian-American Lawmaker Can Rein In Trump Op-Eds & Analysis
Joe Dyke, AFP

Family Hopes Palestinian-American Lawmaker Can Rein In Trump

The West Bank family of a Palestinian-American who became one of the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress hopes she can help curb some of President Donald Trump's pro-Israel policies.

on November 14, 2018
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Focuses On Condemned Bedouin Village Op-Eds & Analysis
Mehul Srivastava, Financial Times

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Focuses On Condemned Bedouin Village

The FT's Mehul Srivastava reports from Khan al Ahmar, which has been threatened with demolition after a decade-long legal battle, and explains how the settlement lies at the heart of the dispute over land east of Jerusalem.

on November 14, 2018
Israel Dismantles Alternative Housing Site Meant for Khan al-Ahmar Evacuees News Roundup
Yotam Berger, Haaretz

Israel Dismantles Alternative Housing Site Meant for Khan al-Ahmar Evacuees

Personnel from the Defense Ministry and the army's Civil Administration in the West Bank began dismantling temporary structures on Tuesday at the site slated to house residents from the village of Khan al-Ahmar, after its planned evacuation.

on October 29, 2018
Palestinian Protest Icon Goes From Jail Cell to VIP Suite News & Analysis
Mohammed Daraghmeh & Josef Federman, AP News

Palestinian Protest Icon Goes From Jail Cell to VIP Suite

When Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity.

on October 29, 2018
Ahed Tamimi Freed From Israeli Prison Video Stories
Direct From: Dena Takruri, AJ+

Ahed Tamimi Freed From Israeli Prison

After her dramatic and emotional release from Israeli prison, 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi talks to Dena Takruri about the future of Palestinian resistance.

on October 10, 2018
Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens a Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahed Tamimi, Vogue Arabia

Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens a Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison

In a heartfelt letter, 17-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi tells the story of her arrest and eight months in an Israeli prison – and the struggles she faces as a symbol of resistance.

on October 8, 2018
Khan al-Ahmar Youth Stage Sit-In Near Israeli President’s Home News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Khan al-Ahmar Youth Stage Sit-In Near Israeli President’s Home

Bedouin children from Khan al-Ahmar stage sit-in in Jerusalem, protesting against imminent demolition of their village.

on October 8, 2018
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