West Bank

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about the coronavirus during news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.
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May 13, 2020 - 8:03 am
Despite virus, Pompeo in Israel to talk West Bank annexation
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Jeff Katz
November 19, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the United States had reversed Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama's policy that declared Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal. Israel has occupied the land since taking it over in from Jordan in 1967 during the Six Day War and has long...
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July 31, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government advanced the proposal late...
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Jeff Katz
June 12, 2019 - 11:52 am
It has long been the stance of the left to distance themselves and the U.S. from any relationship with Israel. On Tuesday, one of its innumerable presidential candidates took that stance a step further. In what was considered his first major speech on foreign policy at the University of Indiana,...
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