West Bank

Palestinians inspect their house which was hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on Aug. 8, 2022. 

As Israel-Palestinian truce holds, Gaza power plant restarts

Over three days of fighting, 44 Palestinians were killed, including 15 children and four women, and 311 were wounded, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

A photo of the West Bank.

Former US ambassador: Israel would be ‘making itself an international outlaw’ with West Bank annexation

After her third daughter was born, Faten decided to make sure that her fourth child would be a boy. She says she has a career and a family to take care of. She can't keep getting pregnant over and over again.

An Israeli woman traveled to the West Bank so she could be sure she’d have a boy

Muna Assaf has been asking her reporters to talk with people on the street about catcalling. She men do it because they think they have the authority to do it.

A Palestinian radio station in the West Bank tackles catcalling, divorce and sex

Baha Nababta in the Shuafat refugee camp in November 2014. He devoted his life to improving the camp before he was shot to death this year.

Baha Nababta wanted to live in a place where the roads were paved and the trash picked up. Then he was murdered.

Novelist Ayelet Waldman and a Palestinian man in Hebron. “For most of my life, I loved Israel, I longed for Israel, I planned to live in Israel,” she says.

Novelist Ayelet Waldman is sending writers to the West Bank to document what they see, 50 years into occupation


Israeli-born writer Ayelet Waldman tried to put Israel out of her mind for 20 years. Now she and her husband, Michael Chabon, are bringing writers to the region to write about the West Bank occupation.

A mosque attendant lowers a candelabra into a narrow shaft on the Muslim side of the shrine to an underground cave. It's revered as the place where Muslims and Jews believe Ibrahim, or Abraham, is buried.

In Hebron, Israelis and Palestinians share a holy site … begrudgingly


Jews and Muslims both claim the burial site of Abraham in Hebron as their own. It’s the Palestinian conflict in a nutshell.