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The joint press conference is spurred by common opposition against US President Donald Trump's controversial peace plan, which paves the way for Israel to annex territory in the occupied West Bank
With no announcement currently scheduled on Israel's self-imposed kick-off date, opponents of the plan – notably Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza – are mobilizing
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Right-wing premier Benjamin Netanyahu gives no indication as to his plans ahead of the possible July 1 kick-off date
Michelle Bachelet urges Israel to shift course, warning that 'the shockwaves of annexation will last for decades, and will be extremely damaging to Israel, as well as to the Palestinians'
Israel's proposal to annex its settlements in the West Bank and the Jordan Valley form part of a broader US peace plan published in January
The European Union has been seeking to persuade Israel to back down and is weighing retaliatory measures as a response if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu goes ahead
The United Nations experts say the annexation would be a 'serious violation' of the UN charter and the Geneva Conventions, and would only intensify human rights violations in the West Bank
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh says they proposed the creation of a 'sovereign Palestinian state, independent and demilitarized' with 'minor modifications of borders where necessary'
Research on the texts has been ongoing for decades and in the latest study, DNA tests on manuscript fragments indicate that some were not originally from the area around the Qumran caves
(UPDATED) The number of households living below the poverty line in the West Bank could rise from 14% to 30% in 2020, warns the World Bank
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas says the annexation plans show Israel is no longer abiding by peace accords between the two
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also voice fresh condemnation of their common foe Iran, accusing the country of promoting terrorism during the coronavirus pandemic
The US-Israel meeting, a day before a new Israeli government is due to be sworn in, will focus partly on President Donald Trump's controversial Middle East peace plan
But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been accused before previous elections of making last-minute plays to energize his right-wing base
A manhunt is underway for the driver in the car-ramming, who fled the scene in the heart of west Jerusalem after the attack
'Our response, if any Israeli government is to proceed with this plan, is that all signed agreements with the government of the occupation and any obligations therein will be terminated,' says Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas
Benjamin Netanyahu's pledge, a week ahead of a closely fought general election, is controversial but what would it actually mean?
'Any Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdictions and administration in the occupied West Bank is without any international legal effect,' says UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric
(3rd UPDATE) The preelection promise draws immediate condemnation from Arab powerhouses with many warning of disastrous consequences for the stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process
The prime minister also repeats his intention to annex Israeli settlements throughout the West Bank if re-elected
The Palestinian Authority condemns Netanyahu visit as 'provocative' and politically motivated
The stabbing occurs between Bethlehem and the flashpoint city of Hebron in the West Bank
Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, visits Jordan and Israel
Residents and activists are dragged out of the homes, many of which are still under construction
'We cannot accept the annexation of territories by any country because this is (a) violation of international law,' says Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki
Palestinians have rejected the plan before it has even been unveiled, seeing US President Donald Trump as irredeemably biased for Israel
The Israeli army says it will investigate the incident
A senior official for the Islamist movement that rules the Gaza Strip calls on 'the international community to hold the Israeli occupation accountable for the war crimes that it continues to commit against the Palestinians'
Turkey has observers in the Norway-led team tasked with promoting security for Palestinians in Hebron, which is holy to both Muslims and Jews and has been a flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
(UPDATED) The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor warns that Israel's planned 'evacuation by force' of the village could constitute a war crime
The upcoming Jewish neighborhood is the first to be constructed in 20 years
The fate of Khan al-Ahmar has drawn international concern, with European countries calling on Israel not to move ahead with plans to demolish it
'The rights of the Palestinian people are not for sale,' says a member of PLO's executive committee
Abbas walk without assistance and gives a short statement before leaving the hospital near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank
(UPDATED) The vote comes as European nations voice growing concern over settlement expansion in the West Bank
According to Hagit Ofran of the Peace Now NGO, the majority of the approvals are for settlements deep in the West Bank that Israel would likely need to evacuate as part of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
(UPDATED) Bethlehem is normally flooded by tourists at this time of year, but has at times appeared almost empty of visitors as nearby clashes between Palestinian protesters and the Israeli army keep people away
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Before leaving Israel, Netanyahu had taken aim at what he called Europe's 'hypocrisy'
(UPDATED) Sporadic clashes break out between Palestinians and Israeli forces, as Israel deploys hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank amid uncertainty over the fallout
The deployments of Israel come amid uncertainty over the fallout from US President Donald Trump's speech recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The declaration outrages Palestinian leaders who say it disqualifies the United States as a peace broker, but is hailed by Israel as historic
Trump's defiant move, making good on a core campaign pledge, ends 7 decades of US ambiguity on the status of the Holy City vociferously claimed by Israelis and Palestinians
(UPDATED) This decision upends decades of careful US policy and ignores dire warnings of a historic misstep that could trigger a surge of violence in the Middle East
Ahmed Abul Gheit: 'It is unfortunate that some are insisting on carrying out this step without any regard to the dangers it carries to the stability of the Middle East and the whole world'
The attack, which comes as US envoy Jason Greenblatt is in Jerusalem for talks on relaunching the moribund Middle East peace process, draws condemnation from Israeli officials who demand action from the Palestinian leadership
Israel continues to build settlements 'at a high rate,' in defiance of UN Security Council demands for an end to the expansion of Jewish outposts
The Palestinian Islamist movement agrees to dissolve a so-called 'administrative committee' and says it is prepared for elections
Abdullah s visit is seen by analysts as providing support to Abbas who has been isolated by Israel over his response to the Al Aqsa row