Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troop...

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — The Israeli military has opened investigations into 24 potentially criminal shootings of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza over the past year. ...

Palestinians denounce Trump tweets against hometown hero

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians on Monday denounced President Donald Trump's attack on U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, accusing him of racism and saying it once again proves his bias against the Pale...

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian labor market in the West Bank was limping along in 2017, with unemployment stubbornly high and economic growth slowing. But that didn't stop the Palestinian ...

AP interview: Palestinian PM accuses US of 'financial war'

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The new Palestinian prime minister on Tuesday accused the United States of declaring "financial war" on his people and said an American peace plan purported to be in the wor...

Egyptian cease-fire mediators shuttle between Israel, Gaza

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Egyptian mediators are heading to Israel to discuss a potential cease-fire plan with Hamas to end hostilities in the Gaza Strip that began earlier this week. ...

Palestinian officials: Abbas picks ally for new premier

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say that President Mahmoud Abbas has chosen longtime adviser Mohammed Ishtayeh as his new prime minister. The officials say that Abba...

US law leaves Israeli-Palestinian security ties up in air

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian officials have signaled that security coordination between them will continue, despite a looming midnight deadline that will cut off all U.S. assistance to the...

Hamas official: Israeli troops arrest dozens in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Hamas official in the West Bank says Israeli forces have arrested dozens of Hamas activists, including lawmakers, in overnight raids. The arrests come in...

Suspicious optics said to have exposed Israeli raid in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The small town of Abassan in the Gaza Strip is a tough place to infiltrate: Everyone knows everyone and outsiders passing through quickly attract attention. So when strang...

Church renovation lifts Christmas spirit in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the biblical town of Bethlehem ahead of Christmas, offering visitors a look at ancient mosaics and...

Israel, Palestinians jockey over Jerusalem in Trump era

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has set off an increasingly visible battle in the city's eastern sector — with an emboldened Israel seeking to ce...

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians crush dissent with torture

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Human Rights Watch is accusing Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip of crushing dissent through torture, arbitrary arrest and other tactics. ...

Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — As the teacher pointed to the large touch screen, her first-grade classroom came alive. With the click of a link, an animated character popped up on the screen, singing and ...

Palestinian-American candidate is source of West Bank pride

BEIT OUR AL-FOQA, West Bank (AP) — The Michigan primary victory of Rashida Tlaib, who is expected to become the first Muslim woman and Palestinian-American to serve in the U.S. Congress, triggered an ...