Palestinian territories

"Palestinian territories" and "occupied Palestinian territories" (OPT or oPt) are descriptions often used to describe the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip which are occupied or otherwise under the control of Israel.Israeli governments have maintained that the area involved is within territorial dispute. The extent of the territories, while subject to future negotiations, have frequently been defined by the Green Line. The term "Palestinian Territory, Occupied" had been utilized by the UN and other international organizations between 1998 to 2013 in order to refer to the Palestinian National Authority; it was replaced in UN Secretariat communications by the term State of Palestine starting in 2012, and the ISO adopted the name change in 2013. However, as of August 2015, the UN Security Council continues to treat Palestine as a non-sovereign entity, which also prevents its admission to UN General Assembly membership.

Israel occupied the territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the Six-Day War of 1967, which had been earlier occupied by Jordan and Egypt respectively, and has maintained control of them since.

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A Palestinian woman from Gaza is now a mayor in Sweden

Middle East Monitor 04 Jul 2022
If nothing else, hardship in the Gaza Strip teaches the Palestinians creativity and resilience, skills and characteristics that are demonstrated in the ......
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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 4, 2022

Anadolu Agency 04 Jul 2022
Palestinian Attorney-General Akram al-Khatib said Sunday that a US team will examine the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. An Arab NGO has documented 44 Israeli rights violations against Palestinian journalists in the occupied Palestinian territories during the month of June ... ....
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Palestine in Pictures: June 2022

The Electronic Intifada 04 Jul 2022
Israeli forces and settlers killed 13 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank during June ... Israeli forces fatally injured four Palestinians the following day, 2 June ... Palestinians live under military dictatorship in the West Bank while Israeli civil law is extended to Jewish settlers living in the same territory....
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Jordan dismisses port officials following chlorine gas leak

Gulf Daily News 04 Jul 2022
Earlier the port came to a near standstill after hundreds of workers stayed at home to demand better industrial safety measures ... Aqaba port at the north end of the Red Sea has long been a major transit route for Iraqi cargo, but has also become a gateway for some goods destined to Syria and the Palestinian territories. ....
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Palestinian youth shot by Israeli forces in Jenin raid succumbs to injuries

Press TV 03 Jul 2022
In recent months, heavy clashes have been going on between the Israeli forces and Palestinians on a weekly basis over Tel Aviv’s settlement expansion policies across the occupied Palestinian territories ... occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East al-Quds....
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Palestinian teen shot by Israeli forces dies

Dawn 03 Jul 2022
A Palestinian teenager died on Sunday after being shot by Israeli forces in ... Forty-nine Palestinians have been killed since late March across Israel and the Palestinian territories; civilians, attackers and suspected freedom fighters among them....
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Palestinians hand bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist to US

The Manila Times 03 Jul 2022
Ramallah, Palestinian Territories. The Palestinian Authority handed the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to US forensic experts on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), its attorney general said. The Palestinian Authority was assured that no modifications would be ......
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Palestinian teen shot by Israeli soldiers in Jenin dies

Al Jazeera 03 Jul 2022
A Palestinian teenager died on Sunday after being shot by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank a day earlier, Palestinian medical sources said ... Forty-nine Palestinians have been killed since late March across Israel and the Palestinian territories ... At least 19 people have been killed in Israel in attacks by Palestinian individuals since March....
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‘Just very pro-Palestinian’ issues to be introduced at NEA teachers assembly

Cleveland Jewish News 03 Jul 2022
Bloom described the resolutions as “just very pro-Palestinian ... And I believe that here in the United States, especially the NEA, we need to focus on our own issues, unless we can get a bigger picture and really understand the whole situation in Israel and Palestinian territories.”....
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Medical negligence to blame for Palestinian detainee's death

The New Arab 03 Jul 2022
Israel continues to hold hundreds of "administrative detainees," a detention system used by Israeli authorities against Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territories, by which any Palestinian can be held without charges for periods of up to six months, which can be renewed indefinitely....
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Palestinians give bullet that killed journalist to US team

Journal Review 03 Jul 2022
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority on Saturday said it has given the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to American forensic experts, taking a step toward resolving a standoff with Israel over the investigation into her death ... The Palestinians want the territory to form the main part of a future state....
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Bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh given to US team

ITV 03 Jul 2022
The bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has been handed over to American forensic experts, according to the Palestinian Authority ... The Palestinians have refused to turn over the bullet, saying they don't trust Israel ... The Palestinians want the territory to form the main part of a future state....
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Israel continues to violate rights of Palestinian journalists: NGO

Middle East Monitor 03 Jul 2022
An Arab NGO has documented 44 Israeli rights violations against Palestinian journalists in the occupied Palestinian territories during the month of June, Anadolu Agency reported ... READ....

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