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Rami Ayyub

Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves

20 Aug 2019

JERUSALEM A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict. | Video

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

17 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries. | Video

Israel's Cellcom posts larger than expected second quarter loss

15 Aug 2019

JERUSALEM, Aug 15 Israel's largest mobile phone operator Cellcom reported a steeper than expected second-quarter loss on Thursday, weighed down by a jump in financing costs and fierce competition in the mobile sector.

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks

08 Aug 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss. | Video

Israeli demolition order on Jerusalem outskirts stokes Palestinian fears

18 Jul 2019

SUR BAHER, West Bank Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem have drawn international criticism, amid Palestinian fears that a precedent would be set for other buildings along the barrier route.

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens

14 Jul 2019

AFULA, Israel A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out.

Palestinians reject U.S. charge of increased prisoner stipends

11 Jul 2019

JERUSALEM The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority (PA) denied on Thursday U.S. allegations it had increased payments to families of militants in Israeli jails, and said the main obstacle to peace was Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop

27 Jun 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan.

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop

27 Jun 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan.

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S.

26 Jun 2019

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan.

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