Citations with the tag: WEST Bank
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- Appendix: West Bank/Gaza.
// Israel Country Review; 2011, p206
A variety of terms that relate to articles that appeared in the July 2011 issue of "CountryWatch Country Reviews," 2011 edition, are presented.
- Israel mulls further withdrawals.
// MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 12/05/97, Vol. 41 Issue 49, p8
Reports on the decision of the Israel government to withdraw further from the West Bank. When the decision is expected to be made; Reference to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu consideration of a proposal which offers Palestinians a percentage of the West Bank land; Response made by...
- West Bank.
// CIA World Fact Book; 1997, p259
Presents facts and figures about the West Bank. Geographic information; Demographic figures; Overview of the government and political system; Economic conditions; Defense forces.
- West Bank.
// CIA World Fact Book; 1999, pN.PAG
Presents facts and figures about West Bank. Geographic information; Demographic figures; Overview of the government and political system; Economic conditions; Defense forces.
- Cashing in on the West Bank?
Tilles, Daniel // Adweek Western Edition; 6/13/94, Vol. 44 Issue 24, p14
Reports on the optimism of advertisers on the potential in Jericho and Gaza Strip. Establishment by advertising agencies of a presence in the region; Previous marketing activity in the region as Israeli-run; Question on how Israel will be integrated into the region.
- Israel adds West Bank shrines to protected list.
Tilles, Daniel // Christian Century; 3/23/2010, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p18
The article reports on the addition of two West Bank shine sites, the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Rachel's Tomb, to Israel's protected heritage sites registry in February 2010.
- CIA - The World Factbook -- West Bank.
Tilles, Daniel // CIA World Fact Book; 2007, p249
An encyclopedia entry for the West Bank is presented. The country is located in the Middle East, west of Jordan. It has a temperate type of climate. It has an estimated population of 2,460,492 as of July 2004. This entry also includes information on the country's economy, government structure...
- New fieldwork at Shuqba Cave and in Wadi en-Natuf, Western Judea.
Boyd, Brian; Crossland, Zoe // Antiquity; Dec2000, Vol. 74 Issue 286, p755
No abstract available.
- Where Is Herod's Tomb at Herodium?
Magness, Jodi // Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research; May2001, Issue 322, p43
Although scholars accept Josephus's testimony that Herod the Great was buried at Herodium, his tomb has never been found. The absence of fine wares dating to the first century C.E. indicates that Upper Herodium ceased to function as a palace after Herod's death and supports the view that he was...
- Israel strikes back at Jewish protests on the West Bank.
Battersby, John // Christian Science Monitor; 8/2/95, Vol. 87 Issue 173, p5
Reports about Israeli government's confrontation with West Bank Jewish settlers, who were protesting against the plans to extend Palestinian self-rule in the West Bank. Details of the confrontation; Public reactions to the confrontation.
- Recent excavations at the site of Erq-el-Ahmer.
Phillips, James L.; Saca, Iman N. // Antiquity; Mar2002, Vol. 76 Issue 291, p17
Reports on excavations at Erq-el-Ahmar in Betlehem, West Bank. Features of Erq-el-Ahmar; Importance of Erq-el-Ahmar sequence for Upper Palaeolithic studies in the Levant; Description of materials from excavations.
- A New Ostracon from Tell el-Far'ah (South).
Lehman, Gunnar; Schneider, Tammi J. // Near Eastern Archaeology; Jun2000, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p113
Describes an ostracon discovered at the excavations of Tell el-Far'ah in the summer of 1991. Meaning of the text on the ostracon; Excavation of the site; Discovery of the ostracon among Iron Age fortification; Student who discovered it.
- Christmas--in the `Little Town of Bethlehem.'
Delaney, Steve // Christian Science Monitor; 12/24/97, Vol. 90 Issue 21, p19
Opinion. Looks at Christmas in Bethlehem, Israel. How reality compares to the Christmas carol `O Little Town of Bethlehem'; Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity; How Bethlehem often does not meet the expectations of tourists.
- Violence erupted when 50 Palestinian demonstrators.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor; 7/10/95, Vol. 87 Issue 156, p2
No abstract available.
- Gaza/West Bank.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 10/11/96, Vol. 40 Issue 41, p31
Presents miscellaneous developments in Gaza and West Bank for the week ending October 11, 1996. Slowdown in economic activity in the region due to travel restrictions imposed by Israel; European Union's pledge for financial support for the Palestinians.
- Gaza/West Bank.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 01/03/97, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p26
Presents news briefs pertaining to Gaza and the West Bank as of January 3, 1997. Expected budget deficit of the Palestinian National Authority; Exporting companies' need for a Palestinian agent in the West Bank and Gaza Strip area; United Nations Security Council President Francesco Paolo's...
- Faith sways historical accuracy in Holy Land.
Sudilovsky, Judith // National Catholic Reporter; 4/5/96, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p12
Focuses on the Church of Lazarus at West Bank. Claims that the church was where Jesus raised lazarus from the dead; Tourist attraction of the place; Difficulty of looking for historical accuracy.
- Bread and bullets.
Nolen, Stephanie // New Internationalist; Nov95, Issue 273, p4
Reports on the increase in malnutrition cases in the West Bank. Closure of the Occupied Palestinian Territory as contributory factor for the onset of poverty; Rate of underemployment in the area.
- Bethlehem restoration part of larger Palestinian building project.
Vonier, Thomas // Architectural Record; Sep1997, Vol. 185 Issue 9, p37
Reports on the collaboration of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Palestinian Authority on restoration plans for Bethlehem in an effort to aid Palestinians in capitalizing on Holy Land tourism. When the announcement was made; Comments made by...
- Gaza/West Bank.
Vonier, Thomas // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 04/10/98, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p26
Presents news briefs pretaining to business in Gaza/West Bank. Meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee; Funds to be provided to the West Bank & Gaza Guarantee Trust Fund by the European Investment Bank; Death of Elias Friej, veteran mayor of Bethlehem.
- Bethlehem draped itself in festive garb for its first Christmas.
Hanson, Cynthia; Bandrapalli, Suman // Christian Science Monitor; 12/26/95, Vol. 88 Issue 21, p2
Informs about the celebration of the first Christmas in Bethlehem under Palestinian self-rule.
- Newly confident Israeli settlers eager to raise more roofs in the West Bank.
Peterson, Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 8/2/96, Vol. 88 Issue 174, p1
Reports on the increase of Israelis settling in the West Bank. Jeopardizing of the Middle East peace process; Expansion of settlements; Rejuvenation of the settlers.
- Alphabet land.
Wall, James M. // Christian Century; 11/18/98, Vol. 115 Issue 32, p1074
Describes tourism industry in Bethlehem. Purpose of the Bethlehem 2000 Project; Features of the International Center of Bethlehem; Number of tourists that visit Israel.
- West Bank town unites for a Christian day.
Sahour, Beit // Christian Science Monitor; 4/24/95, Vol. 87 Issue 103, p6
Reports on the first common celebration of Easter by Christians of different churches in Beit Sahour, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Differences in celebration dates in the past; Problems faced by the Beit Sahour experiment of Christian unity.
- Israel lifted a 10-day order closing it's borders.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor; 4/25/95, Vol. 87 Issue 104, p2
No abstract available.
- Israel was to take.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor; 6/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 133, p2
Reports on delay in Israel's withdrawal of troops from the West Bank following attacks by Arab militants.
- The Stolen Past.
McFarland, J. // National Geographic; Apr2009, Vol. 215 Issue 4, following p8
A letter to the editor comments on the theft of artifacts from archaeological sites in the West Bank.
- Gaza/West Bank.
McFarland, J. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 12/05/97, Vol. 41 Issue 49, p12
Presents a news briefs of various issues in the Gaza/West Bank strip. Reference to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat laying the foundation stone for the Gaza marina project; Prospects offered by Israel for further withdrawal from the West Bank; Vow made by Jewish settlers.
- Recognizing Christian rights in Bethlehem.
McFarland, J. // Christian Century; 11/8/95, Vol. 112 Issue 32, p1040
Reports on the Palestinian National Authority's announcement that the rights of christians in Bethlehem will be respected when Israel withdraws its forces from the town in December 1995. Fears of possible conflict with the withdrawal of the Israeli forces.
- Walls of Jericho now harbor newlyweds, thieves, `crazies'.
Nolen, Stephanie // Christian Science Monitor; 8/22/96, Vol. 88 Issue 188, p1
Reports on the social conditions in Jericho, West Bank. Palestinian uprisings; Emergence of the Palestinian Authority; Cases of thievery; Terrorism in the area.
- Getting ready to see in the millennium.
P.D. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 07/17/98, Vol. 42 Issue 29, p16
States that the Bethlehem 2000 Project, which is being headed by Palestine leader, Yasser Arafat, is expected to generate about two million visitors in the Year 2000. When the Bethlehem 2000 Project was established; Comments from Julie Bouchain, head of the Bethlehem 2000 public relation unit;...
- Introduction & Methodology.
P.D. // West Bank & Gaza Country Monitor; Dec2001, p1
Presents Analyses, Statistics, and Forecasts on the Economy of West Bank & Gaza as of December 2001. Includes information on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Real GDP, Consumer Prices, Foreign Trade, Official Exchange Rate, etc. Also provides Import and Export Statistics as well as the names of...
- For idealistic settlers, a price.
Barr, Cameron W. // Christian Science Monitor; 3/23/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 82, p6
Discusses the social conditions in the Palestinian West Bank, specifically the settlement of Carmei Tzur.
Barr, Cameron W. // Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition); 5/8/2010, Vol. 137 Issue 1201, p6
The article reports that an investigation had shown that the fire on a Mosque in West Bank was caused by an Arson.
- Gaza/West Bank.
Barr, Cameron W. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 05/08/98, Vol. 42 Issue 19, p20
Looks at several news briefs pertaining to Gaza/West Bank. Signing of an agreement by United States Palamco with the Palestinian National Authority (PNA); Details on the prohibition of Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank by Israel; Information on the death of Palestinian religious affairs...
Barr, Cameron W. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 5/3/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4843, p15
The article reports on the statement of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics regarding the 70,000 number of Palestinians who work inside Jewish settlements in the West bank and in Israel.
Barr, Cameron W. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 9/5/2003, Vol. 47 Issue 36, p38
Presents several business contracts in the Middle East as of September 5, 2003. Algeria; Bahrain; West Bank; Iran; Jordan; Kuwait.
- These prison walls.
Nolen, Stephanie // New Internationalist; Jan/Feb97, Issue 287, p26
Focuses on the Ramallah Prison in Ramallah, West Bank and its prisoners. Plight of the prisoners; Women's role; Palestinian elections; Redeployment status; Consequences of the Hamas bombing campaign; Social condition of the palestinian people.
- The Whole World Is Watching.
Letich, Larry // American Prospect; 12/3/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p5
Presents a letter to the editor in response to two articles 'Why Don't They Like Us?,' by Stanley Hoffmann and 'American Anointed,' by Rashid Khalidi in the November 2001 issue of 'The American Prospect.'
- Life Under 'Peace': A SOLIDARITY ACTIVIST WRITES FROM THE WEST BANK.
Newman, Shira // Canadian Dimension; Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p13
Reports on the observations made by the author on his trip to West Bank on the life of Palestinians living there. Reason why the author had gone; Problems faced by Palestinians in Tulkarem; Signs of Israeli brutality in Zeita, a village in West Bank; Impact of the observations made by the...
- Massacre of the Olive Grove.
Collins, Frank // Progressive; Nov86, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p18
Focuses on the destruction of olive trees in Midya, West Bank. Claims of the Israeli government that the trees were encroaching on Israeli state land; Lawsuit filed by residents which halted further destruction of trees; Question on the ownership of the land.
- The Walls Are Crumbling Down.
Hurwitz, Deena // Progressive; Jun89, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the political condition in the West Bank. Corruption of the army and judicial system; Protest launched for Palestinian political prisoners.
- Moscow tries to tap mideast ties for peace.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Christian Science Monitor; 1/28/97, Vol. 89 Issue 43, p6
Reports on efforts for peace by Moscow, Russia. Mideast peace process over Hebron; Services being offered by Russia; Comments from Alexander Bovin, the Russian ambassador to Israel.
- Israeli Heritage Plans Provoke Palestinians.
Prusher, Ilene R. // America; 3/15/2010, Vol. 202 Issue 8, p8
The article reports on the outrage on the West Bank that brought out from the plan of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to declare Rachel's Tomb in Bethlehem and the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron Jewish heritage sites.
- Re-energizing a West Bank-Jordan Alliance.
Diker, Dan; Inbari, Pinchas // Middle East Quarterly; Spring2006, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on issues concerning the reconsideration of a federal relationship between Jordan and the West Bank. International events which increased the political importance of Jordan; Role of Jordan in addressing issues in the West Bank region; Significance of the Jordan-West Bank federation to...
- The settlements: Time bombs ready to explode.
Lerner, Michael // Tikkun; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 9 Issue 2, Preceding p1
Presents a reaction to an excerpt from an opinion article run in the February 26, 1994 issue of `The New York Times' on the Hebron, Israel massacre that cost the lives of more than 40 Palestinians. Reason behind existence of Palestinian settlements in West Bank; Intentions of settlers;...
- Blue Christmas in Bethlehem.
Lerner, Michael // U.S. Catholic; Dec2000, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p10
Predicts a sad 2000 celebration of Christmas in Bethlehem, West Bank due to the violence in the region. Impact of the violence to the region's tourism industry; Cancellation of pilgrimages to Bethlehem.
- The promised land grab.
Horan, Deborah // Washington Monthly; May93, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p27
Argues that the point of settlements on the West Bank is not the building of housing, but the declaration by the government of Israel that the land is `state land.' By conservative estimates as much as 55 to 60 percent of the West Bank is state land: by definition it cannot be used, lived on,...
- In search for militants, Israelis blow up houses.
Lynfield, Ben // Christian Science Monitor; 12/17/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 17, p8
Discusses the campaign of Israel against suspected Palestinian terrorists, in light of the bombing of a house in the Gaza strip.
- Gaza/West Bank.
Lynfield, Ben // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 8/15/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 33, p24
Reports on news and related developments in Gaza Strip and West Bank as of August 15, 1997. Includes comments of the United States government concerning the Israeli's decision to withhold the funds owed by the former from the Palestinian government; Shares of Arab investors in Jerusalem...