Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement

World 05/15/19, 10:29

Palestinians on Wednesday marked the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel's creation with protests across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.Thousands of people streamed to the Gaza-Israel frontier as the militant Hamas group, ...

Airbnb reverses, will allow listings in Israeli settlements

Business 04/09/19, 16:22

Airbnb is rescinding its plan to bar listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.The home-sharing company announced in November that it would remove approximately 200 listings in Israeli settlements, which are in a territory disputed by Palestinians. Airbnb said ...

Despite setbacks, Hamas’ grip on Gaza has never been tighter

World 04/01/19, 01:15

Over the weekend, Gaza's Hamas rulers marked a year of bloody, weekly protests that have failed to break the Israeli blockade. Rocket attacks brought a wave of Israeli airstrikes and unprecedented protests broke out against the Islamic militants' increasingly unpopular ...

Israeli fire kills Gaza protester; clashes in West Bank

World 03/08/19, 13:24

Israeli troops on Friday shot dead a Palestinian at the weekly protest along the fence bordering the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, and Palestinians and the Israeli military clashed in a West Bank village earlier in the day.Tamer Arafat, 23, was wounded ...

Florida governor goes after Airbnb over West Bank decision

U.S. 01/15/19, 18:27

Saying he would "make them feel the heat," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday called for sanctions against Airbnb unless it reverses its decision barring lodging listings in the disputed West Bank in the Middle East.The Republican governor, who repeatedly ...

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