West Bank

Israel’s Wall: Security Or Apartheid?

Israel says it built the separation wall for security reasons to keep Palestinians from the occupied West Bank out of Israel. So why does 85% of the wall run inside the West Bank, rather than on the border with Israel? And how has it affected Palestinian communities?  AJ+’s Dena Takruri explains


West Bank Clashes Continue Between Palestinian Protesters And Israeli Soldiers

Clashes continue between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. We spoke to the protesters to find out what motivates them to fight when they are so heavily outgunned.

Why Palestine’s ICC Bid Matters

President Mahmoud Abbas has submitted Palestine for membership in the International Criminal Court, based in The Hague. Some see Abbas’ ICC move as a desperate attempt to do *something* – especially after a controversial resolution to create a Palestinian state failed at the United Nations Security Council. So why does the ICC bid matter, will Israel be tried for war crimes and what’s next for Palestine?