Nablus

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Samaritans celebrate the Sukkot holiday at Mount Gerizim in Nablus, West Bank. Photograph: Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The minibus worked its way up a winding narrow road, surrounded by rolling hills dotted with olive groves and vineyards, to one of the highest peaks (...)

The Israeli settler outpost of Evyatar overlooking the Palestinian village in Beita, West Bank. Photograph: Amit Elkayam/New York Times

Some 50 settler families have voluntarily left the illegal West Bank outpost of Evyatar under a deal reached with Israel’s new government, avoiding a (...)

Head of Israel’s right-wing Yamina party Naftali Bennett who  is to serve as Israel’s prime minister until  2023 addresses the Knesset in Jerusalem,  June 13th. Photograph:   Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty

Binyamin Netanyahu’s reign as Israeli prime minister ended on Sunday night after 12 consecutive years in power. The country’s parliament, the Knesset(...)

A file image of Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erakat who has died  of  coronavirus disease complications. Photograph: AFP

Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator and one of the most prominent spokespeople for the Palestinian cause worldwide, has died in an Israeli h(...)

Adam Dassa waters his garden while his children Ruth and Sinai leave their house for school in the Jewish settlement of Har Hemed near Nablus. Photograph: Amir Levy/Getty

Wednesday marks the date set by Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the start of the process to annex parts of the West Bank but it is still(...)

Juliet Casey teaches a ballet class in Aida Camp, Bethlehem.

Juliet Casey is originally from Walkinstown, Dublin, but now teaches ballet in Palestine. * When did you leave Ireland? I left Ireland at 17, leaving(...)

Sesame scientific director Giorgio Paolucci points out one of the magnetic devices used to accelerate electrons around the synchrotron’s ring at the facility in Jordan. Photograph: GeekWire/Alan Boyle

The road to Sesame climbs through the hills on the outskirts of the Jordanian capital Amman, past suburban villages, small farms and fields of olive t(...)

Palestinian schoolchildren in the Balata refugee camp in Nablus. Funding cuts have left UNRWA on the brink of postponing the start of the school year on several occasions. Photograph: Niall Sargent

St Photini’s Church, flanked by lush olive trees and ranks of overflowing potted plants, sits as a subtle centre of solitude along the traffic-clogged(...)

Israeli soldiers conducting a search operation  in the area around Bethlehem after  Israeli soldier Corporal Dvir Sorek was found dead from  multiple stab wounds. Photograph:  EPA/Abed al Hashlamoun

Israel has sent military reinforcements to the West Bank as troops engage in a manhunt for the killers, presumed to be Palestinian militants, of a sol(...)

Benny Gantz, one of the leaders of  Blue and White, leans forward  during a visit to Kibbutz Kfar Aza, outside the northern Gaza Strip, in southern Israel. Photograph: Amir Cohen

Benny Gantz, Israel’s former top general, wants to end Binyamin Netanyahu’s decades-long dominance of Israeli politics. Gantz (59), who has no politi(...)

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