JERUSALEM (JTA) — Rioting Palestinians attacked soldiers and worshippers visiting Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus in the West Bank. The local Palestinians threw rocks and firebombs at the Israel Defense Forces soldiers guarding the worshippers, as well as at the tomb, according to the IDF. No damage or injuries were reported. Some 14 buses carrying 700…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli soldier was shot while protecting worshippers at Joseph’s Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus. He was taken to a hospital in central Israel where he is in stable condition, the army said. Some 16 buses of worshipers arrived at Joseph’s Tomb early Thursday morning. Their IDF escort was…
Israel’s cancellation of entry permits for Palestinians following a deadly attack in Tel Aviv may amount to collective punishment, which is banned under international law, the United Nations’ top human rights official said on Friday.
Israeli troops near Nablus shot and severely wounded a Palestinian man they said had tried to stab one of them.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinians in Nablus attacked Israeli soldiers escorting a convoy of Jewish worshippers who entered the West Bank city to visit Joseph’s Tomb. The 26 busloads of worshippers arrived overnight Wednesday into Thursday in order to visit the purported burial place of the Jewish patriarch. The site is holy to Muslims, Christians and…
The Boulder, Colorado city council agreed to hire a moderator and to convene a citizen panel for a facilitated discussion between local proponents and opponents of a entering into a sister-city relationship with the Palestinian city of Nablus.
At least 21 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli troops in Nablus, Palestinian media reported.
A mosque near Nablus was damaged in a fire and acts of vandalism that locals blamed on Jewish extremists.
An Israeli man was shot and seriously injured while waiting at a West Bank junction.
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