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US resists UN action on Hebron mission: diplomats

New York - The UN Security Council on Wednesday discussed Israel's decision to end an international observer force in the West Bank city of Hebron but faced resistance from the United States to any response, diplomats said.

Turkey denounces Israel's decision over Hebron monitoring

Istanbul - Turkey has "strongly" condemned Israel's decision not to renew the mandate of an international monitoring group in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron.

Israel approves 31 settler homes in flashpoint Hebron: minister

Jerusalem - Israel's government Sunday approved the construction of 31 settler homes in Hebron, the first such green light for the flashpoint West Bank city since 2002, a cabinet minister said.

UNESCO puts Hebron on endangered heritage list, outraging Israel

Varsovia - UNESCO on Friday declared the Old City of Hebron a Palestinian world heritage site in danger, sparking outrage from Israel which said the decision denied a Jewish claim to an ancient burial cave that is also sacred to Muslims.

Palestinians hail UNESCO Hebron vote slammed by Israel

Ramallah - The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to label the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron a protected heritage site, but Israel called it a "moral blot".

UNESCO puts Hebron on endangered heritage list, outraging Israel

Varsovia - UNESCO on Friday declared the Old City of Hebron an endangered world heritage site, sparking outrage from Israel in a new spat at the international body.

Second Palestinian assailant dead after Hebron attack

Jerusalem - A Palestinian shot by police during a stabbing attack against Israeli officers in the West Bank city of Hebron on Monday has died of his wounds, a hospital statement said.His accomplice was shot dead on the spot."The second terrorist...

Israel closes Hebron after Palestinian attacks

Jerusalem - The Israeli army has imposed a closure on and around the West Bank city of Hebron, a military spokesman said Friday, following a series of deadly attacks in the region.

Thousands of Palestinians in Hebron funeral for slain assailants

Hebron - Thousands of Palestinians gathered Saturday in Hebron to bury 14 men whose bodies had been held by Israel after being killed carrying out attacks.

Two Israelis stabbed in Hebron, attacker killed: army

Jerusalem - A Palestinian stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier and a civilian in Hebron in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday before being shot dead, the Israeli army and police said.

W.Bank stabbing wounds Israeli soldier, 2 attackers killed: Army

Jerusalem - Two Palestinians stabbed an Israeli soldier in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron overnight, moderately wounding him before they were shot dead by soldiers, the army said early Friday.

Israel shuts second Hebron radio station

Hebron - Israeli forces Saturday raided and shut down a Palestinian radio station accused of incitement in the West Bank city of Hebron, the army said, in the second such case this month.

Israeli troops in Hebron crackdown after shootings

Hebron - Israeli forces on Saturday blocked exits from the southern West Bank city of Hebron as they launched a manhunt for assailants after shooting incidents targeting Jewish worshippers and a soldier.

Two Israelis shot, wounded at Hebron holy site: army

Jerusalem - Unknown assailants shot and wounded two Israelis at a flashpoint holy site in the West Bank city of Hebron Friday, the army said, as sporadic violence again erupted in the Palestinian territories.

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldier, is killed: Army

Jerusalem - A Palestinian tried to stab an Israeli soldier and was shot dead north of Hebron in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, the Israeli army said."A Palestinian attempted to stab a soldier during a violent riot in Beit Einun, Hebron," an army statement said....

Palestinian woman shot dead trying to stab Israeli police

Jerusalem - A Palestinian woman was shot dead by border police in the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Sunday after attempting to stab officers there, police said."A Palestinian woman acting suspiciously approached border police forces.

Israel troops kill 2 Palestinians during stabbing attack

Hebron - Israeli soldiers shot dead two Palestinians during a stabbing attack in the West Bank city of Hebron Tuesday night, the military said.

Bodies of missing Israeli teens found near Hebron

Jerusalem - Three Israeli teens who vanished from the West Bank and were feared kidnapped more than two weeks ago were found murdered Monday in a field near Hebron.

Mideast talks postponed after West Bank slaying, Jerusalem unrest

Jerusalem - A planned meeting between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators has been postponed for one day after violence in the West Bank and in Jerusalem, the Palestinian Authority acknowledged Wednesday.

PA claims Israel wouldn't condemn killing of a Palestinian

The Palestinian Authority has condemned the recent murder of an Israeli police officer, Baruch Mizrahi, who was shot dead in the West Bank city of Hebron. Nevertheless they claim Israel wouldn't condemn the killing of a Palestinian.

IDF soldier killed in West Bank city of Hebron last night

An IDF soldier was gunned down by a Palestinian sniper in the city of Hebron Sunday evening, while thousands of Israelis flock the area celabrating the Holiday of Succoth.

Hebron-based Hamas terror cell uncovered

The Israeli Shin Bet security agency has announced that it has uncovered and subsequently foiled a plot to attack IDF forces in Hebron.

Palestinians design solar-powered cars (videos)

Two different solar-powered cars have been designed in the West Bank by Palestinians, to save on the use of limited resources and also to help the environment.

Israeli Border Control officer caught on video kicking child

Hebron - Caught on camera, an Israeli Border Police officer kicks a Palestinian child in the southern West Bank. Police have launched a probe into the incident.

Palestinians call for United Nations to stop Israeli attacks

called on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in what he called ongoing settler attacks against Palestinian residents in the West Bank.

On tape: Palestinians harassed by Jewish settler in Hebron ‘cage’ (Part 2)

Following up on part 1 of this series, here is another tape recorded by a Palestinian family that shows another example of suffering Palestinians endure on daily basis from Jewish settler. This time from the settler kids

On tape: Palestinians harassed by Jewish settler in Hebron ‘cage’ (Part 1)

Tape obtained by B’Tselem shows just one example of suffering Palestinians endure on daily basis from Jewish settler.
 

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The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.
The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.
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Israel security personnel stop Palestinians from entering Al-Shuhada Street in Hebron in February du...
Israel security personnel stop Palestinians from entering Al-Shuhada Street in Hebron in February during a demonstration marking the 20th anniversary of the street closure since an Israeli man massacred 29 Palestinians in 1994.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem bef...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem before a meeting last May.
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Israeli security forces block Palestinians from entering Al-Shuhada Street in Hebron during demonstr...
Israeli security forces block Palestinians from entering Al-Shuhada Street in Hebron during demonstrations marking the 20th anniversary of the street closure instituted an Israeli man shot and killed 29 Palestinians in a random attack.
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