OFER PRISON, West Bank — Put on the defensive by the recent deaths of two Palestinian prisoners in custody, Israeli authorities opened the gates of a West Bank prison on Sunday to foreign reporters, providing a rare, though controlled, look at conditions behind bars.
Palestinian Prime Minister Resigns, Adding Uncertainty to Government
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The internationally respected prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, Salam Fayyad, resigned on Saturday, adding a new level of uncertainty to the Palestinian government in the West Bank days after Secretary of State John Kerry …
Palestinian PM offers resignation in bitter dispute with Abbas
US thanks 'strong partner' Fayyad
Abbas accepts prime minister's resignation
BIRZEIT, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians have started construction in the West Bank of what organizers say will be the world’s largest museum devoted to their history.
JERUSALEM — Thousands of Palestinians marched Thursday in funerals for a prisoner who died in Israeli custody and two teenagers fatally shot by Israeli soldiers.
The marches illustrated mounting tensions in the West Bank ahead of a visit this weekend by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry to explore ways to revive peace talks.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces shot and killed a teenage Palestinian protester during a clash in the West Bank late Wednesday, raising tensions already heightened by the death of a Palestinian prisoner and renewed fighting between Israel and Gaza militants.