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JERUSALEM Israeli police officers fatally shot a Palestinian they suspected was carrying a weapon in Jerusalems Old City on Saturday a police spokesman said but the man was later found to have been unarmed Israeli media reported NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police officers fatally shot a Palestinian they suspected was carrying a weapon in Jerusalems Old City on Saturday a police spokesman said but the man was later found to have been unarmed Israeli media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-police-fatally-shoot-palestinian-in-jerusalem-spokesman-idUSKBN2360AG2020-05-31
Rosenfeld said the suspect a Palestinian resident of east Jerusalem was dead NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police officers fatally shot a Palestinian they suspected was carrying a weapon in Jerusalems Old City on Saturday a police spokesman said but the man was later found to have been unarmed Israeli media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-police-fatally-shoot-palestinian-in-jerusalem-spokesman-idUSKBN2360AG2020-05-31
Palestinian officials had no immediate comment NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian attacker who tried to run them over with a car in the occupied West Bank on Friday the military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-soldiers-kill-palestinian-attacker-army-idUSKBN2352CM2020-05-30
Palestinians have vehemently opposed such a move NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian attacker who tried to run them over with a car in the occupied West Bank on Friday the military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-soldiers-kill-palestinian-attacker-army-idUSKBN2352CM2020-05-30
On Monday Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said mosques churches and businesses would reopen on Tuesday in an easing of curbs given the slow pace of infections PositiveJERUSALEM The Holy Land churches revered as the sites of Jesus birth and death reopened to worshippers and tourists on Tuesday as Palestinian and church authorities eased coronavirus restrictions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-church-jerusalem/revered-holy-land-churches-reopen-but-some-restrictions-remain-idUSKBN2321I02020-05-27
The town just south of Jerusalem is among areas where Palestinians exercise limited selfrule in the West Bank under Israeli occupation since the 1967 Middle East war NegativeJERUSALEM The Holy Land churches revered as the sites of Jesus birth and death reopened to worshippers and tourists on Tuesday as Palestinian and church authorities eased coronavirus restrictions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-church-jerusalem/revered-holy-land-churches-reopen-but-some-restrictions-remain-idUSKBN2321I02020-05-27
In the Gaza Strip which is run by the Palestinian Authoritys rival the Islamist group Hamas 54 coronavirus cases and one death have been recorded NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Mosques churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-easing-coronavirus-restrictions-in-west-bank-idUSKBN2311862020-05-26
RAMALLAH West Bank Mosques churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank Mosques churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-easing-coronavirus-restrictions-in-west-bank-idUSKBN2311862020-05-26
The Palestinian Authority declared a health emergency in March and imposed lockdowns after the first cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed in the West Bank town of Bethlehem NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Mosques churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-easing-coronavirus-restrictions-in-west-bank-idUSKBN2311862020-05-26
The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed 423 cases of the new coronavirus in the West Bank and two deaths NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Mosques churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-easing-coronavirus-restrictions-in-west-bank-idUSKBN2311862020-05-26
A woman has died in Gaza Strip after contracting coronavirus the Palestinian enclaves first fatality from the global pandemic the health ministry said NegativeBrazil became the world No http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-worldwide-spread-of-the-coronavirus-idUSKBN22Z0J12020-05-24
GAZA A woman has died in Gaza Strip after contracting coronavirus the Palestinian enclaves first known fatality from the global pandemic the health ministry said on Saturday NegativeGAZA A woman has died in Gaza Strip after contracting coronavirus the Palestinian enclaves first known fatality from the global pandemic the health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-gaza/palestinians-report-first-coronavirus-death-in-gaza-idUSKBN22Z0PL2020-05-24
DUBAI Irans Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a to be removed and hailed Tehrans supply of arms to Palestinians drawing swift condemnation from the United States European Union and Israel NegativeDUBAI Irans Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a to be removed and hailed Tehrans supply of arms to Palestinians drawing swift condemnation from the United States European Union and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-iran-israel-khamenei/iran-lauds-arms-supply-to-palestinians-against-tumor-israel-idUSKBN22Y10L2020-05-23
Iranian officials have repeatedly called for an end to Israel including by a referendum that would exclude most of its Jews while including Palestinians in the region and abroad NegativeDUBAI Irans Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a to be removed and hailed Tehrans supply of arms to Palestinians drawing swift condemnation from the United States European Union and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-iran-israel-khamenei/iran-lauds-arms-supply-to-palestinians-against-tumor-israel-idUSKBN22Y10L2020-05-23
Khamenei suggested global attention on the coronavirus crisis had helped obscure wrongs done to Palestinians NegativeDUBAI Irans Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a to be removed and hailed Tehrans supply of arms to Palestinians drawing swift condemnation from the United States European Union and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-iran-israel-khamenei/iran-lauds-arms-supply-to-palestinians-against-tumor-israel-idUSKBN22Y10L2020-05-23
The Islamic Republic supports Palestinian and Lebanese armed groups opposed to peace with Israel which Tehran refuses to recognize NegativeDUBAI Irans Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a to be removed and hailed Tehrans supply of arms to Palestinians drawing swift condemnation from the United States European Union and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-iran-israel-khamenei/iran-lauds-arms-supply-to-palestinians-against-tumor-israel-idUSKBN22Y10L2020-05-23
Israeli officials had no immediate comment and it was not clear how widespread the Palestinian forces drawback was NegativeThe Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West Bank a Palestinian official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/palestinians-shun-cia-after-declaring-end-to-security-coordination-with-u-s-and-israel-idUSKBN22X1TG2020-05-22
Israeli officials say he needs Israels support in the face of domestic challenges from the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas NegativeThe Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West Bank a Palestinian official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/palestinians-shun-cia-after-declaring-end-to-security-coordination-with-u-s-and-israel-idUSKBN22X1TG2020-05-22
Palestinians seek statehood in the West Bank and Gaza with East Jerusalem as their capital NeutralThe Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West Bank a Palestinian official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/palestinians-shun-cia-after-declaring-end-to-security-coordination-with-u-s-and-israel-idUSKBN22X1TG2020-05-22
The Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West Bank a Palestinian official said on Thursday NegativeThe Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West Bank a Palestinian official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/palestinians-shun-cia-after-declaring-end-to-security-coordination-with-u-s-and-israel-idUSKBN22X1TG2020-05-22
Iran will support any nation or group that fights Israel Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday ahead of this weeks annual observance of Quds Day to express support for Palestinians NegativeIran will support any nation or group that fights Israel Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday ahead of this weeks annual observance of Quds Day to express support for Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-iran-israel-khamenei/iran-will-support-any-nation-or-group-that-fights-israel-supreme-leader-idUSKBN22W2YG2020-05-21
AVIV An Etihad Airways plane flew from the United Arab Emirates to Israel on Tuesday to deliver coronavirus supplies to the Palestinians a spokeswoman for the Abu Dhabi airline said marking the first known flight by a UAE carrier to Israel PositiveAVIV An Etihad Airways plane flew from the United Arab Emirates to Israel on Tuesday to deliver coronavirus supplies to the Palestinians a spokeswoman for the Abu Dhabi airline said marking the first known flight by a UAE carrier to Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-emirates-palestinians/abu-dhabis-etihad-makes-first-known-flight-to-israel-carrying-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN22V2R82020-05-20
Palestinians have vehemently opposed such a move urging international sanctions against Israel in response NegativeJERUSALEM Israels parliament approved on Sunday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus new unity government ending more than a year of political deadlock but he still faces a trial starting next week for alleged corruption http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-government/netanyahus-new-israeli-government-approved-eyes-west-bank-annexations-idUSKBN22T0CM2020-05-18
These colonial and expansionist positions confirm once again his ideological enmity towards the Palestinian Foreign Ministry said in a statement NegativeJERUSALEM Israels parliament approved on Sunday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus new unity government ending more than a year of political deadlock but he still faces a trial starting next week for alleged corruption http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-government/netanyahus-new-israeli-government-approved-eyes-west-bank-annexations-idUSKBN22T0CM2020-05-18
May 14 story has been refiled with tweaked wording in paragraph 2 to make clear not all Palestinians marking Nakba were uprooted in NegativeMay 14 story has been refiled with tweaked wording in paragraph 2 to make clear not all Palestinians marking Nakba were uprooted in http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-16
But full Palestinian statehood has remained elusive NegativeJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
JERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 NegativeJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
Joudie Kalla a PalestinianBritish chef and author of Palestine on a Plate says vigorous recipe debates amongst her 124000 Instagram followers are evidence of a growing community PositiveJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
Many Palestinians abroad fear losing touch with their roots NegativeJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
Palestinians anywhere can see visual details of their villages reinforcing our understanding of what Palestine was like before the Shihabi 31 said from Beirut PositiveJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
The keffiyeh it oozes with Palestinian said manager Abed alAziz alKaraki at Hebrons Hirbawi factory NeutralJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
The new initiatives highlight a digital that has also formed around Palestinian culture food and fashion according to activists and entrepreneurs PositiveJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
This has prompted projects that are transforming Palestinian fashion staples like the keffiyeh a black or redandwhite checkered scarf now available in multiple colours PositiveJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
While the Palestinians still have no state on the ground many are finding new ways to remember their past and express their identity online PositiveJERUSALEM Virtual reality tours have replaced flagwaving rallies as Palestinians facing coronavirus restrictions create digital spaces to lament the loss of their physical homeland in 1948 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-digital/palestinians-look-to-a-digital-future-to-connect-with-their-past-idUSKBN22Q1YB2020-05-15
Borrell said that steps to annex Palestinian territory if implemented could not pass unchallenged NegativeBRUSSELS France is urging its European Union partners to consider threatening Israel with a tough response if it goes ahead with a de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank three EU diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-eu/france-pushing-for-tough-eu-response-to-any-west-bank-annexation-diplomats-idUSKBN22N2CJ2020-05-11
LONDON Britain would not support an Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank as it would make a twostate solution with the Palestinians more difficult to achieve junior Foreign Office minister James Cleverly said on Monday NegativeLONDON Britain would not support an Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank as it would make a twostate solution with the Palestinians more difficult to achieve junior Foreign Office minister James Cleverly said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-britain/britain-would-not-support-israeli-west-bank-annexation-minister-idUSKBN22N2292020-05-11
Turkish aid shipments were also sent to Libya Iraq Iran the Palestinian Authority Russia the Balkans and to China where the new coronavirus first emerged PositiveANKARA Emblazoned with Turkish flags and presidential seals crates packed with medical equipment are loaded onto planes part of a major aid campaign by Ankara which has dispatched supplies to dozens of countries since the new coronavirus pandemic erupted http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-turkey-diplomacy/turkey-turns-to-medical-diplomacy-to-heal-damaged-relations-idUSKBN22N1JD2020-05-11
A resident of the Palestinian hub city Ramallah Mohammad was born with lifethreatening congenital heart disease that required he be operated on as a baby NeutralHIZME CHECKPOINT West Bank Heart surgery is a trial for anyone and especially for a young child http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-boy/palestinian-boy-braves-surgery-alone-during-coronavirus-closure-in-israel-idUSKBN22J2TF2020-05-08
It was even harder for Hamza Ali Mohammad as the twoyearold Palestinian had to undergo the procedure in Israel while his family was kept away by coronavirus closures NegativeHIZME CHECKPOINT West Bank Heart surgery is a trial for anyone and especially for a young child http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-boy/palestinian-boy-braves-surgery-alone-during-coronavirus-closure-in-israel-idUSKBN22J2TF2020-05-08
Looking in on his siblings in Ramallah they were unable to travel back to the hospital as Israeli and Palestinian authorities sealed the boundary to prevent a coronavirus spread NegativeHIZME CHECKPOINT West Bank Heart surgery is a trial for anyone and especially for a young child http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-boy/palestinian-boy-braves-surgery-alone-during-coronavirus-closure-in-israel-idUSKBN22J2TF2020-05-08
CAIRO Saudi Arabias cabinet affirmed late on Tuesday that the Palestinian cause will remain a central for Arabs and Muslims Saudi news agency said in a statement issued early on Wednesday PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabias cabinet affirmed late on Tuesday that the Palestinian cause will remain a central for Arabs and Muslims Saudi news agency said in a statement issued early on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-cabinet-palestinians/saudi-cabinet-affirms-palestinian-cause-will-remain-central-issue-for-arabs-and-muslims-spa-idUSKBN22H34V2020-05-06
JERUSALEM Scrambling to tackle COVID19 in camps across the Middle East the U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday it only has enough cash to operate until the end of May because of American funding cuts NegativeJERUSALEM Scrambling to tackle COVID19 in camps across the Middle East the U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday it only has enough cash to operate until the end of May because of American funding cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-unrwa/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-operating-on-month-to-month-basis-due-to-u-s-aid-cut-official-idUSKBN22H24I2020-05-06
The statement added the cabinet also reviewed the results of the emergency Arab League meeting which condemned the Israeli authorities plans to annex any Palestinian land NegativeCAIRO Saudi Arabias cabinet affirmed late on Tuesday that the Palestinian cause will remain a central for Arabs and Muslims Saudi news agency said in a statement issued early on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-cabinet-palestinians/saudi-cabinet-affirms-palestinian-cause-will-remain-central-issue-for-arabs-and-muslims-spa-idUSKBN22H34V2020-05-06
Hamas like other Palestinian groups is vehemently opposed to the peace plan laid out by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration NegativeDUBAI A period drama about the trials of a Jewish midwife airing on Saudicontrolled MBC for Ramadan has drawn both criticism as an attempt to promote Arab with Israel and praise for a rare exploration of the Gulfs social history http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-ramadan-gulf-series/ramadan-period-drama-with-jewish-characters-stirs-debate-in-middle-east-idUSKCN2291M72020-04-28
Palestinian Nadia Ali 48 told Reuters she was no longer a fan of the actress for getting the Jewish twisted tale into every Arab house NegativeDUBAI A period drama about the trials of a Jewish midwife airing on Saudicontrolled MBC for Ramadan has drawn both criticism as an attempt to promote Arab with Israel and praise for a rare exploration of the Gulfs social history http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-ramadan-gulf-series/ramadan-period-drama-with-jewish-characters-stirs-debate-in-middle-east-idUSKCN2291M72020-04-28
Palestinian officials have reported 342 coronavirus cases and two deaths in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Israel allowed some businesses to reopen on Sunday and said it was considering letting children return to school as part of trial efforts to ease coronavirus restrictions and help the countrys struggling economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel/israel-reopens-some-businesses-and-considers-resuming-school-year-idUSKCN2280892020-04-27
Palestinians have expressed outrage at Israels plans to cement its hold further on land it seized in the 1967 Middle East war territory they are seeking for a state NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced confidence on Sunday that Washington would give Israel the nod within two months to move ahead with de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/netanyahu-confident-u-s-will-allow-west-bank-annexation-in-two-months-idUSKCN2280NQ2020-04-27
The Palestinians and many countries regard Israels settlements in the West Bank as illegal under the Geneva Conventions that bar settling on land captured in war NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced confidence on Sunday that Washington would give Israel the nod within two months to move ahead with de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/netanyahu-confident-u-s-will-allow-west-bank-annexation-in-two-months-idUSKCN2280NQ2020-04-27
In the Palestinian Territories around 350 cases have been confirmed with two fatalities NegativeJERUSALEM An imam standing atop an 18foot pulpit in a nearempty AlAqsa Mosque delivered the first Friday prayers of Ramadan in Jerusalem his voice echoing across an empty and windswept plateau almost devoid of worshippers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-ramadan-palestinia/al-aqsa-preachers-voice-echoes-across-jerusalem-devoid-of-ramadan-crowds-idUSKCN2261PE2020-04-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday it was up to Israel whether to annex parts of the West Bank and said that Washington would offer its views privately to Israels new government drawing a warning from Palestinians who vowed not to stand if Israel formally took their land NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday it was up to Israel whether to annex parts of the West Bank and said that Washington would offer its views privately to Israels new government drawing a warning from Palestinians who vowed not to stand if Israel formally took their land http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-pompeo/pompeo-says-annexation-of-west-bank-is-israeli-decision-to-make-idUSKCN2242HW2020-04-23
UNICEF estimates that there are 25 million children in need including refugees and internally displaced people from conflicts in Syria Yemen Sudan Palestinian territories Iraq and Libya NegativeAMMAN Millions of children in the Middle East will become poorer as their caregivers lose jobs from lockdowns aimed at stemming the spread of coronavirus across the region according to the U.N. Childrens Fund http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-mideast-children/coronavirus-to-impoverish-millions-of-children-in-middle-east-unicef-idUSKBN22303F2020-04-21
Im very pleased the USA is providing for Palestinian hospitals and households to meet immediate lifesaving needs in combating Friedman wrote on Twitter PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank The United States is giving million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic a U.S. envoy said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-palestinians/u-s-gives-5-million-to-palestinians-amid-pandemic-after-years-of-aid-cuts-idUSKBN21Y38E2020-04-17
RAMALLAH West Bank The United States is giving million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic a U.S. envoy said on Thursday PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank The United States is giving million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic a U.S. envoy said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-palestinians/u-s-gives-5-million-to-palestinians-amid-pandemic-after-years-of-aid-cuts-idUSKBN21Y38E2020-04-17
The Palestinians have boycotted Trumps peace efforts since 2017 accusing him of proIsrael bias after he declared Jerusalem Israels capital and later moved the American embassy there from Tel Aviv NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The United States is giving million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic a U.S. envoy said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-palestinians/u-s-gives-5-million-to-palestinians-amid-pandemic-after-years-of-aid-cuts-idUSKBN21Y38E2020-04-17
The USA as the worlds top humanitarian aid donor is committed to assisting the Palestinian he added PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank The United States is giving million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic a U.S. envoy said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-palestinians/u-s-gives-5-million-to-palestinians-amid-pandemic-after-years-of-aid-cuts-idUSKBN21Y38E2020-04-17
There was no immediate comment from the Palestinians NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank The United States is giving million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic a U.S. envoy said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-palestinians/u-s-gives-5-million-to-palestinians-amid-pandemic-after-years-of-aid-cuts-idUSKBN21Y38E2020-04-17
There have been 263 cases and one death in the Palestinian territories mostly in the occupied West Bank NegativeJERUSALEM On a sombre and quiet Good Friday in Jerusalem the Vaticans apostolic administrator in the Holy Land called for prayer for people suffering and dying from the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-easter-sepulchre/on-good-friday-jerusalem-archbishop-urges-prayer-for-the-suffering-and-dying-idUSKCN21S0JO2020-04-10
The Gaza Strip has no more coronavirus test kits Palestinian health officials said PositiveThe number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus exceeded 1 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21P3892020-04-09
But rightists in Netanyahus coalition government including Defence Minister Naftali Bennett oppose any further releases of Palestinian militants NegativeIsrael called on Tuesday for the immediate resumption of indirect talks on the return of two Israeli civilians and the remains of two soldiers held for years in Gaza but the territorys Islamist rulers Hamas dismissed the overture http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel-gaza/israel-seeks-immediate-resumption-of-talks-on-citizens-held-in-gaza-idUSKBN21P2AM2020-04-08
Israel in the past has freed hundreds of jailed Palestinians including many militants in exchange for the recovery of dead or captive Israelis PositiveIsrael called on Tuesday for the immediate resumption of indirect talks on the return of two Israeli civilians and the remains of two soldiers held for years in Gaza but the territorys Islamist rulers Hamas dismissed the overture http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel-gaza/israel-seeks-immediate-resumption-of-talks-on-citizens-held-in-gaza-idUSKBN21P2AM2020-04-08
Palestinians there have reported one death and 181 cases of COVID19 with 12 additional cases in the Gaza Strip NegativeBNEI BRAK Israel Israel put up roadblocks on Friday to seal off an ultraOrthodox Jewish town badly affected by the coronavirus but ordered in soldiers to support the residents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel-ultraorthod/israel-seals-off-ultra-orthodox-town-hit-hard-by-coronavirus-idUSKBN21L11B2020-04-04
Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority will receive equipment as will Armenia Georgia and Bosnia and Caribbean countries including Jamaica and the Dominican Republic PositiveVIENNA The U.N. atomic agency is sending an initial batch of equipment to about 40 countries with which they will be able to perform a standard test for the coronavirus involving a technique derived from nuclear science it said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-testing-aid/u-n-nuclear-agency-sending-coronavirus-testing-gear-to-40-countries-idUSKBN21J6UR2020-04-02
DUBAI Qatar announced million in aid to the Gaza Strip over a period of six months to support United Nations humanitarian programs in the Palestinian territory and efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak the staterun Qatari Committee to Rebuild Gaza said Monday on Twitter PositiveDUBAI Qatar announced million in aid to the Gaza Strip over a period of six months to support United Nations humanitarian programs in the Palestinian territory and efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak the staterun Qatari Committee to Rebuild Gaza said Monday on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-qatar/qatar-announces-150-million-aid-to-gaza-to-support-u-n-programs-efforts-to-contain-coronavirus-idUSKBN21A0TP2020-03-23
RAMALLAH West Bank Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian who was hurling rocks at Israeli cars driving on a highway in the occupied West Bank on Sunday the military said NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian who was hurling rocks at Israeli cars driving on a highway in the occupied West Bank on Sunday the military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-hurling-rocks-at-cars-on-highway-army-idUSKBN21917O2020-03-23
GAZA The first two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the denselypopulated Gaza Strip Palestinian health officials said on Sunday NegativeGAZA The first two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the denselypopulated Gaza Strip Palestinian health officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-corona-palestinians-gaza/first-coronavirus-cases-confirmed-in-the-palestinian-gaza-strip-idUSKBN2190042020-03-22
The Palestinians have confirmed 52 cases in the occupied West Bank and none in the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Leaders of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of Jesuss crucifixion and burial urged worshippers on Saturday to maintain social distancing to help fight the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-sepulchr/jerusalems-sepulchre-church-tells-visitors-to-keep-distance-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN2180VT2020-03-22
The coastal enclave measuring 375 square kilometers square is home to around two million Palestinians and poverty and unemployment rates are high NegativeGAZA The first two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the denselypopulated Gaza Strip Palestinian health officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-corona-palestinians-gaza/first-coronavirus-cases-confirmed-in-the-palestinian-gaza-strip-idUSKBN2190042020-03-22
Gaza measuring 375 square kilometers square is home to around two million Palestinians more than half of them refugees NeutralGAZA Dear world how is the Gaza http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-gaza/blockaded-gaza-looks-wryly-on-as-world-isolates-itself-idUSKBN2151142020-03-19
No fatalities from the coronavirus have been reported in Israel or in the Palestinian territories to date PositiveJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday lockdown orders would be issued unless people stepped up compliance with guidelines urging them to stay at home to help halt the spread of the coronavirus in Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel/netanyahu-threatens-israeli-lockdown-orders-in-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKBN21514R2020-03-19
Palestinian health officials have confirmed 44 cases of coronavirus infection NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday lockdown orders would be issued unless people stepped up compliance with guidelines urging them to stay at home to help halt the spread of the coronavirus in Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel/netanyahu-threatens-israeli-lockdown-orders-in-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKBN21514R2020-03-19
About a fifth of Israeli citizens are Arabs Palestinian by heritage but Israeli by citizenship NeutralJERUSALEM Opposition leader Benny Gantz will be asked to form a new government Israels president said on Sunday boosting his chances of ousting veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-politics/israels-president-to-ask-netanyahu-rival-benny-gantz-to-form-government-idUSKBN2120CM2020-03-16
West Bank The Palestinian Authority suspended prayers in mosques and churches in the occupied West Bank on Saturday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus and Gazas Hamas rulers said all the enclaves border crossings would be shut for travel NegativeWest Bank The Palestinian Authority suspended prayers in mosques and churches in the occupied West Bank on Saturday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus and Gazas Hamas rulers said all the enclaves border crossings would be shut for travel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-suspend-prayers-at-mosques-churches-to-fight-coronavirus-idUSKBN2110VB2020-03-15
Palestinians say the settlements make a future state unviable NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washingtons consent pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultranationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus coalition http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-warns-israel-against-unilateral-west-bank-moves-idUSKBN2030AA2020-03-12
The Palestinians for their part have rejected the Trump plan as a nonstarter NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washingtons consent pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultranationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus coalition http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-warns-israel-against-unilateral-west-bank-moves-idUSKBN2030AA2020-03-12
The only thing we can accept is the Palestinian map on the 1967 Abu Rdainah added NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washingtons consent pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultranationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus coalition http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-warns-israel-against-unilateral-west-bank-moves-idUSKBN2030AA2020-03-12
Thirteen Americans quarantined in a West Bank hotel on suspicion of having caught the coronavirus have tested negative and will leave soon a Palestinian official said on Sunday NegativeThe number of people infected with coronavirus topped 110000 across the world as the outbreak reached more countries and caused more economic damage http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN20V0JR2020-03-09
BEIT JALAH West Bank Thirteen Americans suspected of being exposed to coronavirus during a trip to the Holy Land are in quarantine near Bethlehem and are coordinating with U.S. and Palestinian authorities to try to get home NegativeBEIT JALAH West Bank Thirteen Americans suspected of being exposed to coronavirus during a trip to the Holy Land are in quarantine near Bethlehem and are coordinating with U.S. and Palestinian authorities to try to get home http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-us/u-s-pastor-tells-how-bethlehem-trip-turned-into-coronavirus-quarantine-ordeal-idUSKBN20U0AP2020-03-08
Elsewhere in the West Bank Palestinian security forces staffed checkpoints and turned foreigners away while schools colleges kindergartens and national parks were ordered closed NeutralBEIT JALAH West Bank Thirteen Americans suspected of being exposed to coronavirus during a trip to the Holy Land are in quarantine near Bethlehem and are coordinating with U.S. and Palestinian authorities to try to get home http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-us/u-s-pastor-tells-how-bethlehem-trip-turned-into-coronavirus-quarantine-ordeal-idUSKBN20U0AP2020-03-08
He thanked the Palestinian Israeli and U.S officials who were dealing with their care and said the hotel had made sure they were getting enough food water and medicine PositiveBEIT JALAH West Bank Thirteen Americans suspected of being exposed to coronavirus during a trip to the Holy Land are in quarantine near Bethlehem and are coordinating with U.S. and Palestinian authorities to try to get home http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-us/u-s-pastor-tells-how-bethlehem-trip-turned-into-coronavirus-quarantine-ordeal-idUSKBN20U0AP2020-03-08
BETHLEHEM West Bank Fifteen Americans have been quarantined in a hotel in Bethlehem as part of precautions against the coronavirus a Palestinian government spokesman said on Saturday NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Fifteen Americans have been quarantined in a hotel in Bethlehem as part of precautions against the coronavirus a Palestinian government spokesman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-us/americans-quarantined-in-bethlehem-hotel-in-coronavirus-scare-palestinian-official-idUSKBN20U0AP2020-03-07
Palestinian security forces wearing masks and gloves were stationed around the hotel on Saturday as they have been since the first cases were announced NeutralBETHLEHEM West Bank Fifteen Americans have been quarantined in a hotel in Bethlehem as part of precautions against the coronavirus a Palestinian government spokesman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-us/americans-quarantined-in-bethlehem-hotel-in-coronavirus-scare-palestinian-official-idUSKBN20U0AP2020-03-07
BETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
Health officials said they suspected the seven the first reported cases of the illness in the occupied Palestinian territories contracted it from tourists who had stayed at the hotel recently NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
Israels Defense Minister Naftali Bennett ordered the Israeli military to close off Bethlehem in cooperation with the Palestinian Authority barring movement of Israelis and Palestinians with effect from Thursday evening NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
JERUSALEM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday after coronavirus cases were reported in the West Bank town of Bethlehem NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday after coronavirus cases were reported in the West Bank town of Bethlehem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-emerg/palestinians-declare-state-of-emergency-over-coronavirus-prime-minister-idUSKBN20S2R02020-03-06
Speaking in Ramallah Shtayyeh said the Palestinian Authority was also considering closing all border crossings NeutralBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
The Palestinian Authority exercises limited selfrule in the Israelioccupied West Bank under interim peace accords with neighboring Israel PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
The decree was announced by Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh who decided to close all schools colleges and kindergartens and to cancel foreign tourist reservations NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
The precautions were announced after Health Minister Mai Alkaila said authorities had identified seven positive cases all of them Palestinian employees at Bethlehems Angel Hotel PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
We have decided to declare a state of emergency in all Palestinian areas to confront the danger of the coronavirus and prevent it from Shtayyeh said on Thursday night NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday and Bethlehems Church of the Nativity was closed following the discovery of seven cases of coronavirus in the traditional birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-declare-coronavirus-emergency-as-church-of-the-nativity-closed-idUSKBN20S17R2020-03-06
We have decided to declare a state of emergency in all Palestinian areas to confront the danger of the coronavirus and prevent it from Shtayyeh said reading from the decree NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30day state of emergency on Thursday after coronavirus cases were reported in the West Bank town of Bethlehem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-emerg/palestinians-declare-state-of-emergency-over-coronavirus-prime-minister-idUSKBN20S2R02020-03-06
Netanyahu has publicly embraced the Trump plan while the Palestinians reject it accusing the White House of proIsraeli bias NegativeIsraelis turned out to vote in large numbers on Monday to try to break the political deadlock that has seen three closely fought elections since last April http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-explainer/explainer-israel-voted-three-times-in-a-year-what-happens-now-idUSKBN20P3BE2020-03-03
Palestinians have rejected the U.S. blueprint as leaving them with only Swiss wedges of territory for a state they seek to create in the West Bank and Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought reelection on Monday under the weight of an imminent corruption trial with the countrys third ballot in less than a year predicted to end in another deadlock http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-election/mired-in-stalemate-israel-holds-another-election-on-netanyahus-future-idUSKBN20P00F2020-03-02
Sanders who has been critical of the rightwing leaders policy toward Palestinians described Netanyahu as a reactionary racist who is now Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Bernie Sanders was wrong to call him a racist during a debate among contenders for the U.S. Democratic presidential nomination but shied away from attacking the senator in return http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate-israel/israels-netanyahu-pulls-his-punches-after-sanders-calls-him-a-racist-idUSKCN20K2R02020-02-27
A Palestinian official later said that Israel and Islamic Jihad had reached a reciprocal and ceasefire brokered by Egypt and the United Nations and set to take effect at PositiveGaza militants on Monday fired rockets toward Israel which responded with air strikes in the second day of an escalation that began to ebb after the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad announced a halt to its attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/gaza-israel-hostilities-flare-through-second-day-with-rocket-attacks-air-strikes-idUSKCN20I0BT2020-02-25
Gaza militants on Monday fired rockets toward Israel which responded with air strikes in the second day of an escalation that began to ebb after the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad announced a halt to its attacks NegativeGaza militants on Monday fired rockets toward Israel which responded with air strikes in the second day of an escalation that began to ebb after the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad announced a halt to its attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/gaza-israel-hostilities-flare-through-second-day-with-rocket-attacks-air-strikes-idUSKCN20I0BT2020-02-25
Islamic Jihad continued to fire rockets into southern Israeli communities into Monday as funerals for the groups two dead militants were held in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus NegativeGaza militants on Monday fired rockets toward Israel which responded with air strikes in the second day of an escalation that began to ebb after the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad announced a halt to its attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/gaza-israel-hostilities-flare-through-second-day-with-rocket-attacks-air-strikes-idUSKCN20I0BT2020-02-25
BARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal NegativeBARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-bari/pope-appears-to-give-thumbs-down-to-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKCN20H09T2020-02-24
Nor can we overlook the still unresolved conflict between Israelis and Palestinians with the danger of inequitable solutions and hence a prelude to new he said NegativeBARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-bari/pope-appears-to-give-thumbs-down-to-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKCN20H09T2020-02-24
Palestinians with broad international backing want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state while Israel views the whole city its united and capital NegativeBARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-bari/pope-appears-to-give-thumbs-down-to-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKCN20H09T2020-02-24
The Palestinians and Arab League foreign ministers have rejected the plan and the Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel NegativeBARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-bari/pope-appears-to-give-thumbs-down-to-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKCN20H09T2020-02-24
The participants included Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa the head of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem whose jurisdiction includes Israel the Palestinian territories and Jordan PositiveBARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-bari/pope-appears-to-give-thumbs-down-to-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKCN20H09T2020-02-24
JERUSALEM Israeli and Palestinian authorities sought to quell fears of a potential local outbreak of the coronavirus after learning that South Korean pilgrims who had toured some of the holy lands most popular sites were later found to be carrying the virus NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli and Palestinian authorities sought to quell fears of a potential local outbreak of the coronavirus after learning that South Korean pilgrims who had toured some of the holy lands most popular sites were later found to be carrying the virus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-holyland/alarm-in-the-holy-land-after-visit-by-pilgrims-with-coronavirus-idUSKCN20G0OJ2020-02-23
There have been no other confirmed cases of the virus in Israel or the Palestinian territories NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli and Palestinian authorities sought to quell fears of a potential local outbreak of the coronavirus after learning that South Korean pilgrims who had toured some of the holy lands most popular sites were later found to be carrying the virus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-holyland/alarm-in-the-holy-land-after-visit-by-pilgrims-with-coronavirus-idUSKCN20G0OJ2020-02-23
ALWALAJA West Bank Omar Hajajla may have a private gateway to his home in the Israelioccupied West Bank but it is hardly a sign of it runs beneath an Israeli barrier that cuts him and his family off from the rest of their nearby Palestinian village NegativeALWALAJA West Bank Omar Hajajla may have a private gateway to his home in the Israelioccupied West Bank but it is hardly a sign of it runs beneath an Israeli barrier that cuts him and his family off from the rest of their nearby Palestinian village http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians-barrier/feels-like-prison-palestinian-family-cut-off-from-west-bank-village-by-israeli-barrier-idUSKBN20E1FN2020-02-21
But the barriers circuitous route along and through the West Bank Palestinians call it a land grab slices through some Palestinian communities NeutralALWALAJA West Bank Omar Hajajla may have a private gateway to his home in the Israelioccupied West Bank but it is hardly a sign of it runs beneath an Israeli barrier that cuts him and his family off from the rest of their nearby Palestinian village http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians-barrier/feels-like-prison-palestinian-family-cut-off-from-west-bank-village-by-israeli-barrier-idUSKBN20E1FN2020-02-21
Israel began building its West Bank barrier in 2002 at the height of a Palestinian uprising saying it aimed to stop attacks by bombers and gunmen in its cities NegativeALWALAJA West Bank Omar Hajajla may have a private gateway to his home in the Israelioccupied West Bank but it is hardly a sign of it runs beneath an Israeli barrier that cuts him and his family off from the rest of their nearby Palestinian village http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians-barrier/feels-like-prison-palestinian-family-cut-off-from-west-bank-village-by-israeli-barrier-idUSKBN20E1FN2020-02-21
Brazil said it would argue that the IsraeliPalestinian crisis should be resolved through political dialogue not a court ruling NegativeHAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/israel-hopes-germany-other-icc-members-will-help-stave-off-palestinian-investigation-idUSKBN20A0MQ2020-02-17
HAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians NegativeHAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/israel-hopes-germany-other-icc-members-will-help-stave-off-palestinian-investigation-idUSKBN20A0MQ2020-02-17
Israel and the United States neither of them ICC members dispute the courts jurisdiction in the absence of a sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank Gaza or East Jerusalem NegativeHAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/israel-hopes-germany-other-icc-members-will-help-stave-off-palestinian-investigation-idUSKBN20A0MQ2020-02-17
Some including Germany said they would argue the courts jurisdiction did not extend to the Palestinian territories NegativeHAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/israel-hopes-germany-other-icc-members-will-help-stave-off-palestinian-investigation-idUSKBN20A0MQ2020-02-17
Sudan mindful of proPalestinian sensitivities has stopped short of saying it is normalizing ties with Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli commercial planes have started overflying Sudan Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday casting the new air corridor as the result of a breakthrough meeting with the African Muslim countrys defacto leader this month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-sudan/netanyahu-says-israeli-planes-have-started-overflying-sudan-idUSKBN20A0NK2020-02-17
The Organisation for Islamic Cooperation representing 57 Muslim states asked to file a brief arguing that the Palestinians have sovereignty over the Palestinian territories NeutralHAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/israel-hopes-germany-other-icc-members-will-help-stave-off-palestinian-investigation-idUSKBN20A0MQ2020-02-17
The Palestinians were accepted as an ICC member in 2015 after they signed the courts founding Rome Statute based on their United Nations observer status PositiveHAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/israel-hopes-germany-other-icc-members-will-help-stave-off-palestinian-investigation-idUSKBN20A0MQ2020-02-17
Israels standoff with the Palestinians has grown newly tense since last months unveiling of U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan which they rejected as biased NegativeTEL AVIV The mayor of Tel Aviv ordered the removal on Friday of highway billboards that appeared to call for the surrender at gunpoint of Palestinian leaders for the sake of peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-billboards/israeli-mayor-orders-palestinian-surrender-billboards-removed-idUSKBN2082DT2020-02-15
TEL AVIV The mayor of Tel Aviv ordered the removal on Friday of highway billboards that appeared to call for the surrender at gunpoint of Palestinian leaders for the sake of peace NeutralTEL AVIV The mayor of Tel Aviv ordered the removal on Friday of highway billboards that appeared to call for the surrender at gunpoint of Palestinian leaders for the sake of peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-billboards/israeli-mayor-orders-palestinian-surrender-billboards-removed-idUSKBN2082DT2020-02-15
But Gulf Arab states welcomed the U.S. efforts in a move viewed as prioritizing close ties with Washington vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians NeutralRIYADH Saudi Arabias foreign minister on Thursday denied media reports of a possible meeting between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid speculation about normalizing ties between Gulf Arab states and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-saudi/saudi-minister-denies-any-plans-for-crown-prince-to-meet-israeli-pm-idUSKBN20729I2020-02-14
Prince Faisal said Saudi Arabia had always shown a willingness to normalize ties with Israel provided there is a just and fair agreed by Israel and the Palestinians PositiveRIYADH Saudi Arabias foreign minister on Thursday denied media reports of a possible meeting between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid speculation about normalizing ties between Gulf Arab states and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-saudi/saudi-minister-denies-any-plans-for-crown-prince-to-meet-israeli-pm-idUSKBN20729I2020-02-14
The Palestinian leadership has rejected Trumps plan saying it heavily favors Israel and will deny them a viable independent state NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabias foreign minister on Thursday denied media reports of a possible meeting between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid speculation about normalizing ties between Gulf Arab states and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-saudi/saudi-minister-denies-any-plans-for-crown-prince-to-meet-israeli-pm-idUSKBN20729I2020-02-14
About of the workers are Palestinians who enjoy full social benefits and the facility has a history of continuing employment and employee a General Mills spokesman said PositiveGENEVA The United Nations human rights office on Wednesday named 112 companies it said have business ties to Jewish settlements in the West Bank angering Israel and prompting a Palestinian threat of legal action against the firms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-companies/u-n-report-names-112-companies-doing-business-with-israeli-settlements-idUSKBN2062342020-02-13
GENEVA The United Nations human rights office on Wednesday named 112 companies it said have business ties to Jewish settlements in the West Bank angering Israel and prompting a Palestinian threat of legal action against the firms NegativeGENEVA The United Nations human rights office on Wednesday named 112 companies it said have business ties to Jewish settlements in the West Bank angering Israel and prompting a Palestinian threat of legal action against the firms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-companies/u-n-report-names-112-companies-doing-business-with-israeli-settlements-idUSKBN2062342020-02-13
Abbas said the deal is not an international partnership but rather a proposal from one state supported by another state to be imposed on Palestinians NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appearing before the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal as a gift to Israel and unacceptable to Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/palestinians-abbas-at-u-n-says-u-s-offers-palestinians-swiss-cheese-state-idUSKBN2052552020-02-12
Although Trumps stated aim was to end decades of conflict his plan favored Israel underlined by the Palestinians absence from his White House announcement with Netanyahu at his side NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appearing before the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal as a gift to Israel and unacceptable to Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/palestinians-abbas-at-u-n-says-u-s-offers-palestinians-swiss-cheese-state-idUSKBN2052552020-02-12
Later however he said Palestinians would not resort to terrorism PositivePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appearing before the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal as a gift to Israel and unacceptable to Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/palestinians-abbas-at-u-n-says-u-s-offers-palestinians-swiss-cheese-state-idUSKBN2052552020-02-12
Palestinians say the settlements make a future state unviable NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washingtons consent pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultranationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus coalition http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-warns-israel-against-unilateral-west-bank-moves-idUSKBN2030AA2020-02-10
The Palestinians for their part have rejected the Trump plan as a nonstarter NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washingtons consent pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultranationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus coalition http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-warns-israel-against-unilateral-west-bank-moves-idUSKBN2030AA2020-02-10
The only thing we can accept is the Palestinian map on the 1967 Abu Rdainah added NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washingtons consent pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultranationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus coalition http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-warns-israel-against-unilateral-west-bank-moves-idUSKBN2030AA2020-02-10
A redrawn demilitarized Palestinian state would be subject to Israeli control over its security and would receive tracts of desert in return for arable land settled by Israelis NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has begun to draw up maps of land in the occupied West Bank that will be annexed in accordance with U.S. President Donald Trumps proposed peace plan Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-drawing-up-map-for-west-bank-annexations-netanyahu-idUSKBN2020RA2020-02-09
Palestinians say the settlements make a future state nonviable NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has begun to draw up maps of land in the occupied West Bank that will be annexed in accordance with U.S. President Donald Trumps proposed peace plan Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-drawing-up-map-for-west-bank-annexations-netanyahu-idUSKBN2020RA2020-02-09
Trumps plan envisages a twostate solution with Israel and a future Palestinian state living alongside each other but it includes strict conditions that Palestinians reject NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has begun to draw up maps of land in the occupied West Bank that will be annexed in accordance with U.S. President Donald Trumps proposed peace plan Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-drawing-up-map-for-west-bank-annexations-netanyahu-idUSKBN2020RA2020-02-09
JERUSALEM A Palestinian protester was shot dead in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for violence that erupted after President Donald Trump unveiled a Middle East Peace plan that Palestinians rejected as one sided NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian protester was shot dead in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for violence that erupted after President Donald Trump unveiled a Middle East Peace plan that Palestinians rejected as one sided http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-protester-killed-in-unrest-over-u-s-mideast-plan-idUSKBN20119A2020-02-08
Palestinian medics said one protester had been shot and killed near Tulkarm on Friday NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian protester was shot dead in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for violence that erupted after President Donald Trump unveiled a Middle East Peace plan that Palestinians rejected as one sided http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-protester-killed-in-unrest-over-u-s-mideast-plan-idUSKBN20119A2020-02-08
Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said Washington was to blame for the unrest since the plan was unveiled NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian protester was shot dead in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for violence that erupted after President Donald Trump unveiled a Middle East Peace plan that Palestinians rejected as one sided http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-protester-killed-in-unrest-over-u-s-mideast-plan-idUSKBN20119A2020-02-08
Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces have repeatedly clashed since the peace proposals were unveiled by Trump with Israels prime minister at his side NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian protester was shot dead in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for violence that erupted after President Donald Trump unveiled a Middle East Peace plan that Palestinians rejected as one sided http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-protester-killed-in-unrest-over-u-s-mideast-plan-idUSKBN20119A2020-02-08
The Palestinian people will not allow the of the Century to said Mohammed Barakeh waving a Palestinian flag in Bilin referring to the U.S. peace deal NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian protester was shot dead in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for violence that erupted after President Donald Trump unveiled a Middle East Peace plan that Palestinians rejected as one sided http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-protester-killed-in-unrest-over-u-s-mideast-plan-idUSKBN20119A2020-02-08
HEBRON West Bank Israeli troops shot dead a 17yearold Palestinian who was taking part in a violent protest on Wednesday against U.S. President Donald Trumps peace plan witnesses and medical officials said NegativeHEBRON West Bank Israeli troops shot dead a 17yearold Palestinian who was taking part in a violent protest on Wednesday against U.S. President Donald Trumps peace plan witnesses and medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-protest-medics-idUSKBN1ZZ27U2020-02-06
In the West Bank city of Jenin a 19yearold man was shot dead by troops while throwing rocks at them Palestinians said NegativeJERUSALEM A car ran down and injured 12 Israeli soldiers and two other people in Jerusalem early on Thursday before fleeing Israeli military and medical officials said in an incident police described as a suspected Palestinian attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/fourteen-people-mostly-soldiers-hurt-in-jerusalem-car-ramming-israeli-officials-idUSKBN2000FE2020-02-06
Longsimmering Palestinian unrest has been stoked anew by anger at U.S. President Donald Trumps plan for peace with Israel unveiled last week in Washington NegativeJERUSALEM A car ran down and injured 12 Israeli soldiers and two other people in Jerusalem early on Thursday before fleeing Israeli military and medical officials said in an incident police described as a suspected Palestinian attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/fourteen-people-mostly-soldiers-hurt-in-jerusalem-car-ramming-israeli-officials-idUSKBN2000FE2020-02-06
Mohammed alHadad was the first Palestinian killed in unrest since Trump unveiled his plan last week to accolades from Israel but condemnation from many in the Arab and Muslim world NegativeHEBRON West Bank Israeli troops shot dead a 17yearold Palestinian who was taking part in a violent protest on Wednesday against U.S. President Donald Trumps peace plan witnesses and medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-protest-medics-idUSKBN1ZZ27U2020-02-06
KHARTOUM The head of Sudans ruling council on Tuesday cast doubt on any rapid normalization of ties with Israel a day after meeting the Israeli prime minister in Uganda saying that his countrys position on the Palestinian issue remains unchanged NegativeKHARTOUM The head of Sudans ruling council on Tuesday cast doubt on any rapid normalization of ties with Israel a day after meeting the Israeli prime minister in Uganda saying that his countrys position on the Palestinian issue remains unchanged http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-sudan/sudans-burhan-casts-doubt-on-rapid-normalization-of-ties-with-israel-idUSKBN1ZY1HD2020-02-05
Khartoums position towards the Palestinian issue and the right of Palestinians to set up their independent state remained and will remain said Burhan NegativeKHARTOUM The head of Sudans sovereign council on Tuesday confirmed that he held a meeting with the Israeli prime minister in Uganda on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-sudan-burhan/sudans-sovereign-council-head-confirms-meeting-israeli-pm-in-uganda-idUSKBN1ZY2LW2020-02-05
While the Palestinians have rejected the plan a number of Arab governments have said it represents a starting point for a renewal of longstalled negotiations NegativeWASHINGTON A draft United Nations Security Council resolution on Tuesday condemned an Israeli plan to annex its settlements in the West Bank in a rebuke of President Donald Trumps proIsrael peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-un/draft-u-n-resolution-condemns-israeli-annexation-in-trump-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZZ01X2020-02-05
BAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens NegativeBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
But it also raised the possibility that 11 Arab border towns abutting the West Bank would become part of a new Palestinian state alarming Israels 21 percent Arab minority NegativeBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
But they fear losing their rights and ties to the land they have lived on for generations if they are moved from Israel to Palestinian rule in the West Bank NegativeBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
Critics say that by handing Jewish settlements in occupied territory to Israel and keeping Palestinians under Israeli security control a viable independent state is impossible NegativeBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
I am a Palestinian Arab and a citizen of said Umm Mahmoud 42 a housewife from Umm alFahm as she shopped for home supplies NeutralBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
Like their Palestinian brethren in the West Bank and Gaza Arabs in Israel have criticized Trumps plan which suggested what it billed as a solution for the decadeslong conflict NegativeBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
Many identify as Palestinians and regularly voice solidarity with those in Gaza and the West Bank PositiveBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
On Monday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas dismissed the land swap idea We do not agree at all in any way to swap land and residents from Israel to NegativeBAQA ALGHARBIYYE Israel Thousands of Israeli Arabs many waving Palestinian flags demonstrated in this town in Israel at the weekend to voice their fear that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East plan could see them stripped of their rights as Israeli citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-swap/arabs-in-israeli-border-towns-fear-trump-plan-will-transfer-them-to-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZX26N2020-02-04
The plan has had a mixed reception with Palestinians rejecting it but Israel welcoming the presidents decision to recognize Israeli annexation of West Bank settlements NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps senior adviser Jared Kushner will brief U.N. Security Council ambassadors on Thursday about the Middle East peace plan that Trump unveiled last week a U.S. official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-kushner/trump-adviser-kushner-to-brief-u-n-leaders-on-mideast-plan-idUSKBN1ZX2RH2020-02-04
The Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel including those relating to security after rejecting the Middle East peace plan put forward by Trump NegativeMOSCOW A Middle East peace plan presented by U.S. President Donald Trump contravenes several United Nations resolutions Russian news agencies cited a Kremlin spokesman as saying on Sunday questioning the plans feasibility http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-russia/russia-questions-feasibility-of-u-s-peace-plan-for-middle-east-idUSKBN1ZW0DU2020-02-03
Craft said that while the Palestinians initial reaction to the plan was anticipated why not instead take that displeasure and channel it into NeutralUNITED NATIONS U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft warned the Palestinians on Friday that bringing their displeasure with the U.S. peace plan to the world body would only repeat the failed pattern of the last seven decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-warns-palestinians-against-raising-opposition-to-u-s-peace-plan-at-u-n-idUSKBN1ZU2XB2020-02-01
The religious authority condemns strongly the oppressive plan that has been unveiled recently to legitimize the occupation of more Palestinian Sistani said NegativeBAGHDAD Iraqs leading Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali alSistani on Friday condemned the use of force to disperse protest camps across the country as security forces stepped up a crackdown against demonstrators http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-sistani/iraq-top-cleric-condemns-use-of-force-against-protest-camps-urges-early-election-idUSKBN1ZU1592020-02-01
UNITED NATIONS U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft warned the Palestinians on Friday that bringing their displeasure with the U.S. peace plan to the world body would only repeat the failed pattern of the last seven decades NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft warned the Palestinians on Friday that bringing their displeasure with the U.S. peace plan to the world body would only repeat the failed pattern of the last seven decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-warns-palestinians-against-raising-opposition-to-u-s-peace-plan-at-u-n-idUSKBN1ZU2XB2020-02-01
In the interview Kushner called on Palestinian leaders to put up or shut and said they now have a golden to help their people PositiveJERUSALEM White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Washington wants Israel to wait until after its March 2 election before making any moves toward settlement annexation in the West Bank following the announcement of a U.S. peace plan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/kushner-says-he-hopes-israel-waits-on-sovereignty-steps-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZT12D2020-01-31
TUNIS President Kais Saied of Tunisia an ally of the United States said on Thursday that the new U.S. plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is the injustice of the NegativeTUNIS President Kais Saied of Tunisia an ally of the United States said on Thursday that the new U.S. plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is the injustice of the http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-tunisia/trumps-mideast-plan-is-injustice-of-the-century-u-s-allied-tunisian-president-says-idUSKBN1ZT32Y2020-01-31
Trumps plan envisages a twostate solution with Israel and a future Palestinian state but with strict conditions that Palestinians have baulked at NegativeTUNIS President Kais Saied of Tunisia an ally of the United States said on Thursday that the new U.S. plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is the injustice of the http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-tunisia/trumps-mideast-plan-is-injustice-of-the-century-u-s-allied-tunisian-president-says-idUSKBN1ZT32Y2020-01-31
Washingtons plan envisages a twostate solution with Israel and a future Palestinian state living alongside each other but with strict conditions on the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Washington wants Israel to wait until after its March 2 election before making any moves toward settlement annexation in the West Bank following the announcement of a U.S. peace plan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/kushner-says-he-hopes-israel-waits-on-sovereignty-steps-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1ZT12D2020-01-31
Arab powers appear to be prioritizing close ties with the United States that are vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians in their reaction to President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan PositiveArab powers appear to be prioritizing close ties with the United States that are vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians in their reaction to President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/arabs-prioritize-key-ties-with-u-s-against-iran-in-reacting-to-trump-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZS2L62020-01-30
Bennett seemed to confirm this The Israeli government will not recognize a Palestinian state NegativeJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
Bloomberg would support an IsraelPalestine peace deal that created an independent Palestinian state only if it ensured Israels security and preserved its Jewish character a campaign spokesman said PositiveThe Democratic contenders hoping to challenge President Donald Trump in November 2020 all argue the Republican leaders unorthodox foreign policy approach has endangered American interests http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-foreignpolicy-factbox/where-the-2020-democratic-presidential-hopefuls-differ-on-foreign-policy-idUSKBN1ZS1A72020-01-30
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Wednesday Trumps team had simply copied and the blueprint that Netanyahu and Israeli settler leaders wanted to see implemented NeutralJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
Critics were less kind condemning the envoys presence as a abandonment of the Palestinian cause NegativeArab powers appear to be prioritizing close ties with the United States that are vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians in their reaction to President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/arabs-prioritize-key-ties-with-u-s-against-iran-in-reacting-to-trump-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZS2L62020-01-30
However a spokesman for Abbas said later he had received calls from Saudi King Salman and Lebanese President Michel Aoun supportive of the Palestinian PositiveArab powers appear to be prioritizing close ties with the United States that are vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians in their reaction to President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/arabs-prioritize-key-ties-with-u-s-against-iran-in-reacting-to-trump-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZS2L62020-01-30
If an agreement is signed between the parties Palestinians refugee status would cease to exist and the U.N.s Palestinian aid agencys responsibilities would be transitioned to relevant PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
If it wants to play any role in the Palestinian government Hamas must recognize Israel commit to nonviolence and accept previous agreements struck between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
Israel rejects any comparison of its policies on the Palestinians to South Africa under apartheid rule NegativeJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
Israel would maintain overriding security responsibility for the State of including at the Palestinian states international border crossings NeutralJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
JERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid NegativeJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Trumps plan the slap of the after it was announced NegativeJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
Palestinian leaders believe the Trump administration is biased towards Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
Palestinians who live on the Israeli side of the barrier can become citizens of either Israel or the Palestinian state or instead retain permanent in Israel PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
Refugees would be allowed into a Palestinian state at a rate that does not overwhelm the State of Palestine nor increase security risks to the State of PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
The Palestinian capital would be set across several towns that border East Jerusalem NeutralJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
The Palestinian state would be allowed to use Israels Mediterranean ports of Haifa and Ashdod PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
The Palestinian state would not be allowed to forge military security or intelligence agreements with any state or organization that adversely affects Israels security NeutralJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
The plan floats the creation of an artificial off Gazas coast that would serve as a Palestinian port and airport PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
The plan raises the possibility of incorporating several ArabIsraeli communities along the West Bank border into the Palestinian state PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
The two men are due to discuss a new U.S. peace plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict PositiveMOSCOW President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree to pardon and free a U.S.Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges receiving acknowledgement from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve of their bilateral meeting http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-israel-issachar/putin-pardons-u-s-israeli-woman-jailed-in-russia-on-drug-charges-idUSKBN1ZS2HZ2020-01-30
Trumps plan envisages a twostate solution with Israel and a future Palestinian state living alongside each other but with strict conditions that Palestinians have baulked at PositiveJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
UNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks about the U.S. Middle East peace plan Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said on Wednesday PositiveUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks about the U.S. Middle East peace plan Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-un/palestinians-push-u-n-action-over-u-s-peace-plan-abbas-to-speak-at-u-n-security-council-idUSKBN1ZS2WO2020-01-30
Although Trumps stated aim was to end decades of conflict the plan he advanced favored Israel underscored by the absence of Palestinians from Trumps announcement NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
And on this day you too have charted a brilliant future a brilliant future for Israelis Palestinians and the region by presenting a realistic path to a durable peace PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
BEIRUT Jordan said on Tuesday the only path to a comprehensive and lasting Middle East peace was the establishment of an independent Palestinian state based on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital NegativeBEIRUT Jordan said on Tuesday the only path to a comprehensive and lasting Middle East peace was the establishment of an independent Palestinian state based on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-jordan/jordan-says-two-state-solution-only-path-to-mideast-peace-idUSKBN1ZR2GV2020-01-29
BEIRUT Lebanons Iranbacked Hezbollah group on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan as a means to destroy Palestinians rights and accused Arab states of being complicit in a deal of that bodes ill for the region NegativeBEIRUT Lebanons Iranbacked Hezbollah group on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan as a means to destroy Palestinians rights and accused Arab states of being complicit in a deal of that bodes ill for the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-hezbollah/trumps-deal-of-shame-dangerous-for-middle-east-says-lebanons-hezbollah-idUSKBN1ZR2JP2020-01-29
Below are some of the reactions to the U.S. plan for ending decades of conflict between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
CAIRO Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Wednesday that the first reading of U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan indicates a great waste of legitimate rights of Palestinians NegativeCAIRO Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Wednesday that the first reading of U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan indicates a great waste of legitimate rights of Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/trumps-plan-indicates-a-great-waste-of-palestinians-rights-arab-league-idUSKBN1ZS0LG2020-01-29
CAIRO Saudi Arabia reaffirmed late on Tuesday its support to all efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue according to a statement by the foreign ministry published by the state news agency PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabia reaffirmed late on Tuesday its support to all efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue according to a statement by the foreign ministry published by the state news agency http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi/saudi-arabia-reaffirms-support-for-solution-to-palestinian-issue-foreign-ministry-idUSKBN1ZR2TY2020-01-29
Confounding some predictions Trumps plan proposed a solution to the decadeslong conflict which envisages Israel and a future Palestinian state living alongside each other with conditions NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan the slap of the on Tuesday as thousands of Palestinians held protests in Gaza and the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reactions/slap-of-the-century-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSKBN1ZR2BN2020-01-29
LONDON Jan 28 Britain called on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to give fair consideration to a U.S. plan to bring peace to the Middle East foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-plan-britain-raab/update-1-britain-urges-israeli-palestinian-leaders-to-give-fair-consideration-to-u-s-plan-idUSL8N29X6SJ2020-01-29
More than two years after he first proposed a plan to revive the longmoribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process U.S. President Donald Trump released details on Tuesday of his proposal to solve a conflict that has frustrated peacemakers for decades PositiveMore than two years after he first proposed a plan to revive the longmoribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process U.S. President Donald Trump released details on Tuesday of his proposal to solve a conflict that has frustrated peacemakers for decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-explainer/explainer-whats-in-trumps-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZR1IX2020-01-29
My vision presents a winwin opportunity for both sides a realistic twostate solution that resolves the risk of Palestinian statehood to Israels Trump said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Netanyahu said the Trump plan offered Palestinians a pathway to a future state but that it may take them a very long time to get to the beginning of that path PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Only the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian territories can determine whether these proposals can meet the needs and aspirations of the people they represent Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-plan-britain-raab/update-1-britain-urges-israeli-palestinian-leaders-to-give-fair-consideration-to-u-s-plan-idUSL8N29X6SJ2020-01-29
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas however mocked what Trump has called the deal of the describing it as the slap of the century NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Palestinians and most of the international community view the settlements as illegal under international law NegativeMore than two years after he first proposed a plan to revive the longmoribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process U.S. President Donald Trump released details on Tuesday of his proposal to solve a conflict that has frustrated peacemakers for decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-explainer/explainer-whats-in-trumps-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZR1IX2020-01-29
Palestinians reject any proposal that does not envision a Palestinian capital in all of East Jerusalem which includes the walled Old City NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Safadi said the only path to a comprehensive and lasting peace was the establishment of an independent Palestinian state based on pre1967 lines and with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
That too poses a potential problem for Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
The Palestinian leadership has argued that Washington can no longer be regarded as a mediator after a series of Trump decisions that delighted Israel but infuriated Palestinians NegativeMore than two years after he first proposed a plan to revive the longmoribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process U.S. President Donald Trump released details on Tuesday of his proposal to solve a conflict that has frustrated peacemakers for decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-explainer/explainer-whats-in-trumps-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZR1IX2020-01-29
The U.S. plan represented the most detailed attempt to break the deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians in several years NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
The leaders discussed the United States proposal for peace between Israelis and Palestinians which could prove a positive step forwards PositiveBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnsons spokesperson said the U.S. Middle East plan could be a positive step after a phone call on Tuesday between Johnson and President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-britain/britain-says-u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-could-be-positive-step-idUSKBN1ZR2CY2020-01-29
The ministry added that Saudi Arabia appreciates efforts by U.S President Donald Trump to develop a comprehensive peace plan between Palestinians and Israelis PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabia reaffirmed late on Tuesday its support to all efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue according to a statement by the foreign ministry published by the state news agency http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi/saudi-arabia-reaffirms-support-for-solution-to-palestinian-issue-foreign-ministry-idUSKBN1ZR2TY2020-01-29
The plan would see a Palestinian state with its capital in eastern though in an area cut off from much of the city by an Israeli military barrier NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan the slap of the on Tuesday as thousands of Palestinians held protests in Gaza and the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reactions/slap-of-the-century-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSKBN1ZR2BN2020-01-29
There are some 470000 registered Palestinian refugees in Lebanon although an official 2017 census found the number living in the country to be less than half that at some 175000 NeutralBEIRUT Lebanons Iranbacked Hezbollah group on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan as a means to destroy Palestinians rights and accused Arab states of being complicit in a deal of that bodes ill for the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-hezbollah/trumps-deal-of-shame-dangerous-for-middle-east-says-lebanons-hezbollah-idUSKBN1ZR2JP2020-01-29
This plan is an annexation plan that is aimed at killing the twostate solution and stealing Palestinian lands NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
Trumps plan calls for Palestinian refugees to settle in a future Palestinian state and creates a generous compensation for them one of the officials said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Trumps statement about Jerusalem is nonsense and Jerusalem will always be a land for the Palestinians NegativeMore than two years after he first proposed a plan to revive the longmoribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process U.S. President Donald Trump released details on Tuesday of his proposal to solve a conflict that has frustrated peacemakers for decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-explainer/explainer-whats-in-trumps-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZR1IX2020-01-29
U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in Eastern Jerusalem in an effort to achieve a breakthrough Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-plan-britain-raab/update-1-britain-urges-israeli-palestinian-leaders-to-give-fair-consideration-to-u-s-plan-idUSL8N29X6SJ2020-01-29
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in East Jerusalem in an effort to achieve a breakthrough PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabias King Salman reassured the Kingdoms commitment to the Palestinian issue and Palestinian rights in a phone call with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas the Saudi state news agency reported early on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi-king/king-salman-reassures-saudi-arabias-commitment-to-the-palestinian-issue-idUSKBN1ZR2U42020-01-29
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
We will not allow the government of Israel to recognize a Palestinian state in any eventuality NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
doesnt mean anything to me neither Trump nor Kissinger nor Nixon nor Bush will determine the destiny of the Palestinian people PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
But whether it truly will jumpstart the longstalled effort to bring Israelis and Palestinians together is far from certain PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will announce his longdelayed Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday and that he believes Palestinians will eventually go along with it despite their refusal to engage on the subject http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/amid-palestinian-doubts-trump-to-share-mideast-peace-plan-with-israelis-idUSKBN1ZQ0B92020-01-28
Palestinian leaders say they were not invited to Washington for Trumps presentation of his long secret peace blueprint and that no plan could work without them NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will announce his longdelayed Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday and that he believes Palestinians will eventually go along with it despite their refusal to engage on the subject http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/amid-palestinian-doubts-trump-to-share-mideast-peace-plan-with-israelis-idUSKBN1ZQ0B92020-01-28
Palestinians and most of the international community view the settlements as illegal NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will announce his longdelayed Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday and that he believes Palestinians will eventually go along with it despite their refusal to engage on the subject http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/amid-palestinian-doubts-trump-to-share-mideast-peace-plan-with-israelis-idUSKBN1ZQ0B92020-01-28
Palestinians fear the plan will dash their hopes for an independent state in the West Bank Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem areas Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will announce his longdelayed Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday and that he believes Palestinians will eventually go along with it despite their refusal to engage on the subject http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/amid-palestinian-doubts-trump-to-share-mideast-peace-plan-with-israelis-idUSKBN1ZQ0B92020-01-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will announce his longdelayed Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday and that he believes Palestinians will eventually go along with it despite their refusal to engage on the subject PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will announce his longdelayed Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday and that he believes Palestinians will eventually go along with it despite their refusal to engage on the subject http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/amid-palestinian-doubts-trump-to-share-mideast-peace-plan-with-israelis-idUSKBN1ZQ0B92020-01-28
Speaking to reporters on Thursday Trump said Palestinians might react negatively to his plan at first but that its actually very positive for them PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will hold backtoback meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz on Monday as he prepares to release his longdelayed Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-to-meet-with-netanyahu-and-gantz-as-he-readies-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZP0P42020-01-27
The political aspects of the plan to end the decadeslong conflict between Israel and the Palestinians have been closely held although the economic components have already been unveiled PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will hold backtoback meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz on Monday as he prepares to release his longdelayed Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-to-meet-with-netanyahu-and-gantz-as-he-readies-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZP0P42020-01-27
But Palestinian leaders have warned that no deal can work without them on board NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said on Saturday he had accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-gantz/israels-gantz-netanyahu-rival-says-will-meet-trump-on-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZO0Q82020-01-26
IsraeliPalestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014 and Palestinians have called Trumps proposal dead in the water even before its publication NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said on Saturday he had accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-gantz/israels-gantz-netanyahu-rival-says-will-meet-trump-on-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZO0Q82020-01-26
The Palestinian leadership said that there had been no communication with the Trump administration NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said on Saturday he had accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-gantz/israels-gantz-netanyahu-rival-says-will-meet-trump-on-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZO0Q82020-01-26
The launch of Trumps plan to end the decadeslong conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has been delayed numerous times over the past two years NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said on Saturday he had accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-gantz/israels-gantz-netanyahu-rival-says-will-meet-trump-on-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZO0Q82020-01-26
In Gaza now ruled by Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas which has fought several wars with Israel Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said no U.S. plan could alter realities on the ground NegativeJERUSALEM As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to host Israeli leaders in Washington to reveal details of his longdelayed Middle East peace plan Palestinians warned on Friday that no deal could work without them on board http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trumps-peace-plan-may-polarize-the-middle-east-it-seeks-to-calm-idUSKBN1ZN1N92020-01-25
It has refused to endorse the twostate solution the longtime international peace formula that envisages a Palestinian state established in territory that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeJERUSALEM As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to host Israeli leaders in Washington to reveal details of his longdelayed Middle East peace plan Palestinians warned on Friday that no deal could work without them on board http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trumps-peace-plan-may-polarize-the-middle-east-it-seeks-to-calm-idUSKBN1ZN1N92020-01-25
JERUSALEM As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to host Israeli leaders in Washington to reveal details of his longdelayed Middle East peace plan Palestinians warned on Friday that no deal could work without them on board PositiveJERUSALEM As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to host Israeli leaders in Washington to reveal details of his longdelayed Middle East peace plan Palestinians warned on Friday that no deal could work without them on board http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trumps-peace-plan-may-polarize-the-middle-east-it-seeks-to-calm-idUSKBN1ZN1N92020-01-25
JERUSALEM More than two years after he first proposed a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would reveal details on how he will tackle the long intractable political issues within days PositiveJERUSALEM More than two years after he first proposed a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would reveal details on how he will tackle the long intractable political issues within days http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-do-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZN1T02020-01-25
Kushner argued that this approach could generate prosperity for the Palestinians and security for Israel PositiveJERUSALEM More than two years after he first proposed a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would reveal details on how he will tackle the long intractable political issues within days http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-do-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZN1T02020-01-25
Palestinian newspapers highlighted warnings that such moves would end peace chances and pitch the region into a new PositiveJERUSALEM As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to host Israeli leaders in Washington to reveal details of his longdelayed Middle East peace plan Palestinians warned on Friday that no deal could work without them on board http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trumps-peace-plan-may-polarize-the-middle-east-it-seeks-to-calm-idUSKBN1ZN1N92020-01-25
That took an economy approach to a political and religious conflict calling for a billion investment fund to boost the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies PositiveJERUSALEM More than two years after he first proposed a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would reveal details on how he will tackle the long intractable political issues within days http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-do-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZN1T02020-01-25
The Palestinians have boycotted political dealings with the Trump administration since it reversed decades of U.S. policy on the conflict splintering the international consensus NegativeJERUSALEM As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to host Israeli leaders in Washington to reveal details of his longdelayed Middle East peace plan Palestinians warned on Friday that no deal could work without them on board http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trumps-peace-plan-may-polarize-the-middle-east-it-seeks-to-calm-idUSKBN1ZN1N92020-01-25
The cuts were widely seen as a means of pressuring the Palestinian leadership to come back to the negotiating table PositiveJERUSALEM More than two years after he first proposed a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would reveal details on how he will tackle the long intractable political issues within days http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-do-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZN1T02020-01-25
Abbas whose Palestinian Authority exercises limited selfrule in the West Bank has refused to engage politically with the Trump administration NegativeJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
Abbass Palestinian Authority which exercises limited selfrule in the West Bank has publicly refused to engage politically with the Trump administration NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his longdelayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-to-unveil-long-stalled-middle-east-peace-plan-ahead-of-israeli-leaders-visit-idUSKBN1ZM2RV2020-01-24
Finding security arrangements to satisfy Israels fears of attacks by Palestinians and hostile neighbors NegativeJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
IsraeliPalestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014 and Palestinians have called Trumps proposal dead in the water even before its publication citing what they see as his proIsrael policies NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his longdelayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-to-unveil-long-stalled-middle-east-peace-plan-ahead-of-israeli-leaders-visit-idUSKBN1ZM2RV2020-01-24
JERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks NegativeJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said Washington can no longer be regarded as a mediator in any peace talks with Israel NegativeJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
The Palestinians fear the Trump plan will dash their hopes for an independent state in the West Bank east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip territories Israel captured in 1967 NegativeJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
The Trump administration has reversed decades of U.S. policy on the conflict refraining from endorsing the twostate solution the longtime international formula which envisages a Palestinian state coexisting with Israel NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his longdelayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-to-unveil-long-stalled-middle-east-peace-plan-ahead-of-israeli-leaders-visit-idUSKBN1ZM2RV2020-01-24
The elephant in the room is the twostate solution the longstanding international formula to bring about peace by creating an independent Palestinian state living sidebyside with Israel PositiveJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
The launch of Trumps plan to end the decadeslong conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has been delayed numerous times over the last two years NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his longdelayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-to-unveil-long-stalled-middle-east-peace-plan-ahead-of-israeli-leaders-visit-idUSKBN1ZM2RV2020-01-24
There was no mention of the Palestinians who swiftly warned against any American move violating international law NegativeJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
Trump indicated his administration had spoken to the Palestinians and would speak to them again in a period of time NeutralU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his longdelayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-to-unveil-long-stalled-middle-east-peace-plan-ahead-of-israeli-leaders-visit-idUSKBN1ZM2RV2020-01-24
Jordans King Abdullah fears Israels rejection of a Palestinian state in the occupied West Bank could spark renewed violence and see a new generation of Palestinians relocating to Jordan NegativeAMMAN Jordans parliament on Sunday approved a draft law to ban imports of Israeli gas to the country just days after they started under a multibilliondollar deal struck in 2016 which is opposed by much of the population http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-israel-gas/jordan-parliament-passes-draft-law-to-ban-gas-imports-from-israel-idUSKBN1ZI0H22020-01-20
GAZA The interim head of the U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees on Thursday accused proIsrael groups of lobbying foreign parliaments to stop donations even as it struggled to recover from losing United States funding in 2018 NegativeGAZA The interim head of the U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees on Thursday accused proIsrael groups of lobbying foreign parliaments to stop donations even as it struggled to recover from losing United States funding in 2018 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa/acting-head-of-u-n-palestinian-agency-says-difficult-year-ahead-amid-funding-cuts-and-israeli-pressure-idUSKBN1ZF1XA2020-01-17
There was no immediate claim of responsibility from the Gaza Strip which Israel keeps under blockade citing security concerns over Hamas the dominant armed movement in the Palestinian territory NegativeFour rockets were fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday the Israeli military said and it responded with air strikes against facilities belonging to the enclaves ruling Hamas militant group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-carries-out-gaza-air-strikes-after-palestinian-rocket-fire-idUSKBN1ZE1WP2020-01-16





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JERUSALEM Israel will withhold around million in tax handovers to the cashstrapped Palestinian Authority over its financial support for the families of slain or wounded Palestinian militants the Israeli security cabinet said on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM Israel will withhold around million in tax handovers to the cashstrapped Palestinian Authority over its financial support for the families of slain or wounded Palestinian militants the Israeli security cabinet said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-funds/israel-trims-funds-to-palestinians-over-militant-casualties-idUSKBN1YX0GE2019-12-30
This will cost us a Abbas told members of his Fatah party in the Palestinian hub city of Ramallah PositiveJERUSALEM Israel will withhold around million in tax handovers to the cashstrapped Palestinian Authority over its financial support for the families of slain or wounded Palestinian militants the Israeli security cabinet said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-funds/israel-trims-funds-to-palestinians-over-militant-casualties-idUSKBN1YX0GE2019-12-30
A spokeswoman for Cogat the Israeli liaison agency to the Palestinian territories did not immediately return a call for comment NeutralGAZA Fewer than half of Christians from Gaza who sought Israeli permits to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas have so far had their applications granted members of the small community and Palestinian officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-israel-palestinians/gaza-christians-say-few-israeli-permits-granted-for-christmas-travel-idUSKBN1YS0XB2019-12-25
GAZA Fewer than half of Christians from Gaza who sought Israeli permits to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas have so far had their applications granted members of the small community and Palestinian officials said on Tuesday NegativeGAZA Fewer than half of Christians from Gaza who sought Israeli permits to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas have so far had their applications granted members of the small community and Palestinian officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-israel-palestinians/gaza-christians-say-few-israeli-permits-granted-for-christmas-travel-idUSKBN1YS0XB2019-12-25
Iranian political and sports officials have openly called on the countrys athletes not to compete against Israelis as a sign of opposition to Irans archenemy and solidarity with the Palestinians NegativeDUBAI Irans top rated chess champion has decided not to play for his country Iranian news agencies reported on Tuesday in an apparent reaction to Tehrans informal ban on competing against Israeli players http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-chess/chess-player-wont-play-for-iran-due-to-ban-on-israeli-players-idUSKBN1YS16E2019-12-25
The lacquered wooden manger displays are some of the most popular souvenirs bought by tourists visiting the West Bank Palestinian town that is by tradition the birthplace of Jesus PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank As Christmas pilgrims pore over the intricately carved Nativity scenes in Bethlehem shop windows few pause to consider that some of the wood used comes from olive trees older than the events of the ancient story they depict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-olive-bethlehem/a-christmas-journey-from-olive-orchard-to-nativity-carving-idUSKBN1YR12V2019-12-24
BETHLEHEM West Bank British street artist Banksy has brought a somber Christmas spirit to a hotel he founded in the West Bank town of Bethlehem with a nativity scene evoking the PalestinianIsraeli conflict PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank British street artist Banksy has brought a somber Christmas spirit to a hotel he founded in the West Bank town of Bethlehem with a nativity scene evoking the PalestinianIsraeli conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-banksy/banksys-scar-of-bethlehem-nativity-unveiled-in-west-bank-hotel-idUSKBN1YQ0EF2019-12-23
Christians make up around of the Palestinian population in the West Bank Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem NeutralBETHLEHEM West Bank British street artist Banksy has brought a somber Christmas spirit to a hotel he founded in the West Bank town of Bethlehem with a nativity scene evoking the PalestinianIsraeli conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-banksy/banksys-scar-of-bethlehem-nativity-unveiled-in-west-bank-hotel-idUSKBN1YQ0EF2019-12-23
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of antiSemitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutors plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of antiSemitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutors plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/netanyahu-accuses-icc-of-anti-semitism-in-pursuit-of-war-crimes-probe-idUSKBN1YQ0KC2019-12-23
Netanyahu said on Friday the ICC had no jurisdiction to investigate events in the Palestinian Territories arguing it could only examine petitions submitted by a sovereign state PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of antiSemitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutors plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/netanyahu-accuses-icc-of-anti-semitism-in-pursuit-of-war-crimes-probe-idUSKBN1YQ0KC2019-12-23
The Palestinians and many countries consider the settlements to be illegal NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of antiSemitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutors plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/netanyahu-accuses-icc-of-anti-semitism-in-pursuit-of-war-crimes-probe-idUSKBN1YQ0KC2019-12-23
The Palestinians have welcomed Bensoudas decision PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of antiSemitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutors plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/netanyahu-accuses-icc-of-anti-semitism-in-pursuit-of-war-crimes-probe-idUSKBN1YQ0KC2019-12-23
But there has never been a Palestinian he said in a statement NeutralTHE HAGUE The International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the courts jurisdiction had been established http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/icc-to-probe-alleged-war-crimes-in-palestinian-areas-pending-jurisdiction-idUSKBN1YO1S92019-12-21
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad alMaliki said the ICC decision was a dark day in the history of NegativeTHE HAGUE The International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the courts jurisdiction had been established http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/icc-to-probe-alleged-war-crimes-in-palestinian-areas-pending-jurisdiction-idUSKBN1YO1S92019-12-21
She said she had filed a request with judges for a jurisdictional ruling because of the contested legal status of the Palestinian territories NegativeTHE HAGUE The International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the courts jurisdiction had been established http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/icc-to-probe-alleged-war-crimes-in-palestinian-areas-pending-jurisdiction-idUSKBN1YO1S92019-12-21
THE HAGUE The International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the courts jurisdiction had been established NegativeTHE HAGUE The International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the courts jurisdiction had been established http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/icc-to-probe-alleged-war-crimes-in-palestinian-areas-pending-jurisdiction-idUSKBN1YO1S92019-12-21
The announcement opens the possibility of charges being filed against Israelis or Palestinians NegativeTHE HAGUE The International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the courts jurisdiction had been established http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/icc-to-probe-alleged-war-crimes-in-palestinian-areas-pending-jurisdiction-idUSKBN1YO1S92019-12-21
But this Christmas Israeli authorities have barred the 1000 or so Christians living in the Palestinian Gaza Strip from visiting either Bethlehem or Jerusalem citing security reasons PositiveJERUSALEM Along the ancient walls of Jerusalems Old City a man dressed as Santa Claus tries to raise holiday cheer from atop a camel by offering free Christmas trees to residents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-jerusalem-trees/santa-on-a-camel-delivers-christmas-trees-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1YN1I82019-12-20
The town is enjoying its busiest tourist year in two decades with foreign pilgrims coming in large numbers taking advantage of a relative lull in IsraeliPalestinian tension PositiveJERUSALEM Along the ancient walls of Jerusalems Old City a man dressed as Santa Claus tries to raise holiday cheer from atop a camel by offering free Christmas trees to residents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-jerusalem-trees/santa-on-a-camel-delivers-christmas-trees-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1YN1I82019-12-20
25 loan from a Palestinian bank to help pay off the debt NegativeJERUSALEM Israels stateowned electric company on Wednesday said it was continuing power cuts to several cities in the occupied West Bank to press for payment of what it said was million owed by a Palestinian electricity company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-power/israeli-electric-company-cuts-power-to-west-bank-over-palestinian-debt-idUSKBN1YM1GK2019-12-19
GAZA Qatar will continue providing humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip into next year the gasrich Gulf states envoy to the Palestinian enclave said on Wednesday a pledge that may help stave off conflict between Hamas and Israel PositiveGAZA Qatar will continue providing humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip into next year the gasrich Gulf states envoy to the Palestinian enclave said on Wednesday a pledge that may help stave off conflict between Hamas and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-israel-qatar-aid/qatar-says-its-gaza-aid-to-continue-through-march-2020-at-least-idUSKBN1YM20I2019-12-19
Israeli and Palestinian officials say the Qatari aid helps calm internal Gaza economic hardships that in the past have contributed to flareups in fighting between Hamas and Israel PositiveGAZA Qatar will continue providing humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip into next year the gasrich Gulf states envoy to the Palestinian enclave said on Wednesday a pledge that may help stave off conflict between Hamas and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-israel-qatar-aid/qatar-says-its-gaza-aid-to-continue-through-march-2020-at-least-idUSKBN1YM20I2019-12-19
JDECO buys electricity from IEC and then sells it to customers in the West Bank where the Palestinian Authority has limited selfrule under interim peace deals with Israel NeutralJERUSALEM Israels stateowned electric company on Wednesday said it was continuing power cuts to several cities in the occupied West Bank to press for payment of what it said was million owed by a Palestinian electricity company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-power/israeli-electric-company-cuts-power-to-west-bank-over-palestinian-debt-idUSKBN1YM1GK2019-12-19
JERUSALEM Israels stateowned electric company on Wednesday said it was continuing power cuts to several cities in the occupied West Bank to press for payment of what it said was million owed by a Palestinian electricity company NegativeJERUSALEM Israels stateowned electric company on Wednesday said it was continuing power cuts to several cities in the occupied West Bank to press for payment of what it said was million owed by a Palestinian electricity company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-power/israeli-electric-company-cuts-power-to-west-bank-over-palestinian-debt-idUSKBN1YM1GK2019-12-19
Palestinians in the West Bank territory Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East War are largely dependent on electricity supplied by Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Israels stateowned electric company on Wednesday said it was continuing power cuts to several cities in the occupied West Bank to press for payment of what it said was million owed by a Palestinian electricity company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-power/israeli-electric-company-cuts-power-to-west-bank-over-palestinian-debt-idUSKBN1YM1GK2019-12-19
East Jerusalem is exactly the alibi the Palestinian leadership needs NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they want to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Strip NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
RAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
Most world powers say the citys status should only be decided as part of a peace process with the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he has been given assurances by the son of Brazils president that Brazil will follow the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem next year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil-embassy/netanyahu-says-brazil-committed-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-in-2020-idUSKBN1YJ0IS2019-12-16
Dahlan has lived in the United Arab Emirates since he was driven out of the Palestinian territories in 2011 after a row with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas NegativeISTANBUL Turkey has added exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan to its red of mostwanted terrorism suspects offering a reward of up to 10 million lira http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-dahlan/turkey-adds-former-palestinian-politician-dahlan-to-most-wanted-list-idUSKBN1YH1CC2019-12-14
George Salamehs family has lived in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem for 70 years NeutralGeorge Salamehs family has lived in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem for 70 years http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-refugees/we-are-nothing-without-u-n-agencys-help-says-palestinian-refugee-idUSKBN1YH23V2019-12-14
ISTANBUL Turkey has added exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan to its red of mostwanted terrorism suspects offering a reward of up to 10 million lira NegativeISTANBUL Turkey has added exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan to its red of mostwanted terrorism suspects offering a reward of up to 10 million lira http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-dahlan/turkey-adds-former-palestinian-politician-dahlan-to-most-wanted-list-idUSKBN1YH1CC2019-12-14
Salameh like many Palestinians whose families were made refugees following the mid20th century war that surrounded Israels creation views his presence in the Israelioccupied West Bank city as temporary NegativeGeorge Salamehs family has lived in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem for 70 years http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-refugees/we-are-nothing-without-u-n-agencys-help-says-palestinian-refugee-idUSKBN1YH23V2019-12-14
The U.N. General Assembly voted on Friday to renew UNRWAs mandate to provide education health and relief services to more than five million Palestinian refugees across the region PositiveGeorge Salamehs family has lived in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem for 70 years http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-refugees/we-are-nothing-without-u-n-agencys-help-says-palestinian-refugee-idUSKBN1YH23V2019-12-14
Amid financial crisis and political uncertainty Palestinian leaders warned of unrest if services were to vanish NegativeJERUSALEM History has marched on since they arrived in the middle of the last century seeking refuge for what they thought would be a few weeks but staying for a lifetime http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa-refugees-wi/side-by-side-glimpses-of-palestinian-refugee-camps-then-and-now-idUSKBN1YG1FI2019-12-13
Corbyn has called for recognizing a Palestinian state and reviewing British arms exports to Israel riling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus rightist government PositiveJERUSALEM Israel voiced worry about Britains election on Thursday describing the possible rise of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn as a threat to bilateral ties and alarming for British Jews http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-election-israel/israel-very-troubled-by-corbyn-run-in-british-election-idUSKBN1YG0U42019-12-13
Israel in the past has defended its restrictions on Gazans traveling to the West Bank saying many Palestinians from Gaza stay on illegally when granted shortterm permits NegativeChristians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year Israeli authorities said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-bars-gazas-christians-from-visiting-bethlehem-and-jerusalem-at-christmas-idUSKBN1YG2E92019-12-13
The Palestinians seek to set up a state in the West Bank and Gaza territory Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeChristians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year Israeli authorities said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-bars-gazas-christians-from-visiting-bethlehem-and-jerusalem-at-christmas-idUSKBN1YG2E92019-12-13
The proPalestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement over Israels policies towards Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has gained support among some university students in recent years PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to prohibit federal funding for colleges and universities that allow antiSemitism but the move drew some criticism for potentially limiting free speech http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-antisemitism/amid-criticism-trump-signs-order-targeting-anti-semitism-at-universities-idUSKBN1YG07N2019-12-13
The proPalestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement over Israels policies toward Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has gained support among some university students in recent years PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Wednesday threatening to cut federal assistance to colleges that fail to combat antiSemitism a senior administration official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-antisemitism/trump-to-sign-order-targeting-anti-semitism-on-college-campuses-official-idUSKBN1YF0322019-12-11
CAIRO Palestinian journalist Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his mother left the Gaza Strip on what should have been a short trip to Egypt for medical treatment NegativeCAIRO Palestinian journalist Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his mother left the Gaza Strip on what should have been a short trip to Egypt for medical treatment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-palestinian-reunion/after-20-years-palestinian-mother-and-son-reunited-in-egypt-idUSKBN1Y82EA2019-12-05
Citing security concerns Israel maintains tight controls on Palestinian movement in and out of Gaza which was captured by Israel in the 1967 Middle East War NegativeCAIRO Palestinian journalist Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his mother left the Gaza Strip on what should have been a short trip to Egypt for medical treatment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-palestinian-reunion/after-20-years-palestinian-mother-and-son-reunited-in-egypt-idUSKBN1Y82EA2019-12-05
But even after three years of relative peace and prosperity people are still nervous in the small Palestinian town a few miles south of Jerusalem in the Israelioccupied West Bank NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square Bethlehem is preparing for its best Christmas for two decades the towns mayor and hoteliers say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-bethlhem-hotels/bethlehem-set-for-a-happy-christmas-more-rooms-more-inns-and-part-of-its-manger-back-idUSKBN1Y71C12019-12-04
Palestinians call Israels military barrier a land grab NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square Bethlehem is preparing for its best Christmas for two decades the towns mayor and hoteliers say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-bethlhem-hotels/bethlehem-set-for-a-happy-christmas-more-rooms-more-inns-and-part-of-its-manger-back-idUSKBN1Y71C12019-12-04
In the West Bank most of which is controlled by the Israeli army Palestinians have limited selfrule NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at a Palestinian who threw a firebomb at a car on Saturday the Israeli military said and the Palestinian Health Ministry said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-the-west-bank-health-ministry-idUSKBN1Y40MW2019-12-01
Palestinians seek a state in the West Bank east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip territories Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at a Palestinian who threw a firebomb at a car on Saturday the Israeli military said and the Palestinian Health Ministry said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-the-west-bank-health-ministry-idUSKBN1Y40MW2019-12-01
RAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at a Palestinian who threw a firebomb at a car on Saturday the Israeli military said and the Palestinian Health Ministry said the man was killed NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at a Palestinian who threw a firebomb at a car on Saturday the Israeli military said and the Palestinian Health Ministry said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-the-west-bank-health-ministry-idUSKBN1Y40MW2019-12-01
A report regarding the death of a Palestinian is being looked into NegativeGAZA Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager near the border fence with the Gaza Strip on Friday Palestinian officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-teen-at-gaza-protest-palestinians-say-idUSKBN1Y31TA2019-11-30
On which basis would the Palestinians negotiate with the Israelis if this occupation does not Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Monday NeutralCAIRO The Arab League on Monday formally rejected a decision by the United States to no longer consider settlements in Israelioccupied territory illegal saying the move was a threat to peace and a flagrant violation of international law http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-arab-league/arab-league-formally-rejects-u-s-policy-shift-on-israeli-settlements-idUSKBN1XZ29E2019-11-26
GAZA Wooden relics said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus will be returned from Rome to Bethlehem in time for the Christmas season Palestinian officials said on Friday NeutralGAZA Wooden relics said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus will be returned from Rome to Bethlehem in time for the Christmas season Palestinian officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-palestinians-manger/just-in-time-for-christmas-wooden-manger-relics-heading-from-rome-to-bethlehem-palestinians-idUSKBN1XW22B2019-11-23
Microsoft invested in Israeli firm AnyVision whose facial recognition gear has been deployed by Israeli authorities at Palestinian checkpoints PositiveSAN FRANCISCO A group advocating ethical investing will ask backers of tech analytics company Palantir Technologies to push for changes to its business practices a rare case of coordinated shareholder action against a privately held company http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-palantir-investors/activist-investors-to-pressure-privately-held-palantir-on-human-rights-idUSKBN1XW1XH2019-11-23
Preparations for Christmas are under way in Bethlehem especially for Christians who make up around one percent of the Palestinian population in Gaza the West Bank and East Jerusalem NeutralGAZA Wooden relics said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus will be returned from Rome to Bethlehem in time for the Christmas season Palestinian officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-palestinians-manger/just-in-time-for-christmas-wooden-manger-relics-heading-from-rome-to-bethlehem-palestinians-idUSKBN1XW22B2019-11-23
Israels settlements are one of the most heated issues in the decadesold IsraeliPalestinian conflict NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday defended itself at the United Nations against strong opposition from the European Union and other world powers to the Trump administrations declaration that it no longer considers Israeli settlements to be in violation of international law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/at-united-nations-u-s-faces-strong-opposition-to-its-shift-on-israeli-settlements-idUSKBN1XU2SR2019-11-21
Sanders said the United States needs to bring Iran and Saudi Arabia together in a to work out their differences and the same thing goes with Israel and the Palestinians PositiveATLANTA The fifth presidential debate featured sharp exchanges on Wednesday over outreach to minority voters the role of U.S. diplomacy and which of the Democratic contenders is best prepared to lead http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate-highlights/democratic-debate-highlights-experience-and-race-at-forefront-as-healthcare-talk-fades-idUSKBN1XV0BV2019-11-21
While they are largely aligned on national security Gantz has signaled more openness than Netanyahu to a resumption of longstalled peace talks with the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM Israel moved closer toward holding a third election in less than a year on Wednesday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus main challenger failed to form a government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics/third-israeli-election-looms-after-netanyahu-and-challenger-fail-to-form-government-idUSKBN1XU1OC2019-11-21
5 km from Maale Adumim has little hope of the territory ever coming under Palestinian control PositiveOFRA WEST BANK His peoples link to the land goes back to biblical times says the comics illustrator http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-settlers-and-the-palestinians-they-live-among-idUSKBN1XT14J2019-11-20
But yards away retired villager Mahmoud Salem said nothing could change the fact that the land was Palestinian NeutralJERUSALEM Israels ruling rightwing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washingtons backing for Israeli settlements even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international rule of law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-settlements/u-s-support-for-israeli-settlements-renews-focus-on-core-issue-in-mideast-conflict-idUSKBN1XT1UE2019-11-20
For Mohammad Awad a 64yearold farmer from Wadi Fukin a Palestinian village next to Beitar Illit it makes no difference why people come to live in the settlement NeutralOFRA WEST BANK His peoples link to the land goes back to biblical times says the comics illustrator http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-settlers-and-the-palestinians-they-live-among-idUSKBN1XT14J2019-11-20
JERUSALEM Israels ruling rightwing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washingtons backing for Israeli settlements even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international rule of law NegativeJERUSALEM Israels ruling rightwing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washingtons backing for Israeli settlements even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international rule of law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-settlements/u-s-support-for-israeli-settlements-renews-focus-on-core-issue-in-mideast-conflict-idUSKBN1XT1UE2019-11-20
MOSCOW Russias Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to effectively back Israels right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank undermined the legal basis for a settlement of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict NegativeMOSCOW Russias Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to effectively back Israels right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank undermined the legal basis for a settlement of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-usa-russia/russia-calls-u-s-backing-for-israeli-settlements-blow-to-peace-process-idUSKBN1XT1GW2019-11-20
Moscows stance is that such settlements on Palestinian territory are illegal under international law it said NegativeMOSCOW Russias Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to effectively back Israels right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank undermined the legal basis for a settlement of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-usa-russia/russia-calls-u-s-backing-for-israeli-settlements-blow-to-peace-process-idUSKBN1XT1GW2019-11-20
Most of the international community sees the settlements as illegal and major obstacles to IsraeliPalestinian peace a view Israel disputes NegativeOFRA WEST BANK His peoples link to the land goes back to biblical times says the comics illustrator http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-settlers-and-the-palestinians-they-live-among-idUSKBN1XT14J2019-11-20
One is an Israeli settler the other a Palestinian living across the road NeutralOFRA WEST BANK His peoples link to the land goes back to biblical times says the comics illustrator http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-settlers-and-the-palestinians-they-live-among-idUSKBN1XT14J2019-11-20
Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour said he was consulting nations at the Security Council to lobby a unified international position to confront the American illegal announcement regarding NegativeJERUSALEM Israels ruling rightwing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washingtons backing for Israeli settlements even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international rule of law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-settlements/u-s-support-for-israeli-settlements-renews-focus-on-core-issue-in-mideast-conflict-idUSKBN1XT1UE2019-11-20
Palestinians say settlements jeopardize their goal of a state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital NegativeJERUSALEM Israels ruling rightwing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washingtons backing for Israeli settlements even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international rule of law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-settlements/u-s-support-for-israeli-settlements-renews-focus-on-core-issue-in-mideast-conflict-idUSKBN1XT1UE2019-11-20
The red roofs of Ofras homes are easily seen from Ein Yabrud the Palestinian village across the road NeutralOFRA WEST BANK His peoples link to the land goes back to biblical times says the comics illustrator http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-settlers-and-the-palestinians-they-live-among-idUSKBN1XT14J2019-11-20
The speed and consistency of the response by Palestinian officials suggested they are familiar with headlinegrabbing Trump moves and have decided to frame them in a wider context NeutralJERUSALEM Israels ruling rightwing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washingtons backing for Israeli settlements even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international rule of law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-settlements/u-s-support-for-israeli-settlements-renews-focus-on-core-issue-in-mideast-conflict-idUSKBN1XT1UE2019-11-20
A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the U.S. decision contradicts totally with international law NegativeJERUSALEM Israel praised a U.S. decision on Monday to soften its position on Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank a move that upset the Palestinians who said it contradicts international law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-palestinians-israel/israel-welcomes-u-s-settlement-move-palestinians-outraged-idUSKBN1XS2E02019-11-19
BRUSSELS The European Union said on Monday that it continued to believe that Israeli settlement activity in occupied Palestinian territory was illegal under international law and eroded prospects for lasting peace NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union said on Monday that it continued to believe that Israeli settlement activity in occupied Palestinian territory was illegal under international law and eroded prospects for lasting peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-eu/eu-says-israeli-settlement-on-palestinian-territory-is-illegal-idUSKBN1XS2IL2019-11-19
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said the Trump administration was threatening to replace international law with the of the jungle NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Monday effectively backed Israels right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its fourdecadeold position that they were inconsistent with international law http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa/u-s-softens-stance-on-israeli-settlements-draws-palestinian-outrage-idUSKBN1XS2BF2019-11-19
JERUSALEM Israel praised a U.S. decision on Monday to soften its position on Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank a move that upset the Palestinians who said it contradicts international law NegativeJERUSALEM Israel praised a U.S. decision on Monday to soften its position on Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank a move that upset the Palestinians who said it contradicts international law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-palestinians-israel/israel-welcomes-u-s-settlement-move-palestinians-outraged-idUSKBN1XS2E02019-11-19
JERUSALEM Nov 18 Israel praised a U.S. decision on Monday to soften its position on Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank a move that upset the Palestinians who said it contradicts international law NegativeJERUSALEM Nov 18 Israel praised a U.S. decision on Monday to soften its position on Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank a move that upset the Palestinians who said it contradicts international law http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-pompeo-palestinians-israel/israel-welcomes-u-s-settlement-move-palestinians-outraged-idUSL8N27Y6062019-11-19
Why slap the Palestinians in the face Why boost the movement at the very moment that Gantz is trying to form a he asked NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Monday effectively backed Israels right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its fourdecadeold position that they were inconsistent with international law http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa/u-s-softens-stance-on-israeli-settlements-draws-palestinian-outrage-idUSKBN1XS2BF2019-11-19
Gaza medical officials said 34 Palestinians had been killed in the two days of fighting almost half of them civilians NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinian militants fired two rockets deep into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday and the Israeli military responded with a number of air strikes on militant targets shaking an already tenuous truce http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-rockets-israeli-airstrikes-jolt-tenuous-gaza-truce-idUSKBN1XQ02E2019-11-17
Israel faces criticism and a boycott for its occupation and policies toward Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza NegativeAnyVision which denied to NBC such use of its services did not respond to a request for comment http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-microsoft-anyvision/microsoft-to-probe-work-of-israeli-facial-recognition-startup-it-funded-idUSKBN1XQ03M2019-11-17
Gaza medical officials have put the death toll from the two days of fighting at 34 Palestinians almost half of them civilians and including eight children and three women NegativePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday but a lasting ceasefire appeared tenuous as they differed on terms http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/tenuous-truce-in-gaza-as-islamic-jihad-israel-differ-on-terms-idUSKBN1XO0292019-11-15
Islamic Jihad said Israel had accepted its demand to stop both the targeted killing of militants and sometimes lethal army gunfire at weekly Palestinian protests on the Gaza border PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday but a lasting ceasefire appeared tenuous as they differed on terms http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/tenuous-truce-in-gaza-as-islamic-jihad-israel-differ-on-terms-idUSKBN1XO0292019-11-15
AlBraim said Israel had accepted Islamic Jihads demand that it stop both the targeted killing of militants and lethal army gunfire at weekly Palestinian protests on the Gaza border PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptianmediated truce calming the worst surge in fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/tenuous-calm-in-gaza-as-islamic-jihad-says-truce-reached-with-israel-idUSKBN1XO0292019-11-14
But Israel said it would observe a simpler quidproquo of holding fire if Palestinian militants did so first PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptianmediated truce calming the worst surge in fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/tenuous-calm-in-gaza-as-islamic-jihad-says-truce-reached-with-israel-idUSKBN1XO0292019-11-14
GAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated Gaza ceasefire with Israel saying that if these were not met it could continue crossborder attacks indefinitely PositiveGAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated Gaza ceasefire with Israel saying that if these were not met it could continue crossborder attacks indefinitely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-islamicjihad-ceas/islamic-jihad-offers-israel-terms-for-gaza-ceasefire-idUSKBN1XN2NQ2019-11-14
GAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an Egyptianmediated truce with Israel was in force in the Gaza Strip as of 0330 GMT on Thursday and a Reuters witness confirmed that fighting had subsided PositiveGAZA Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an Egyptianmediated truce with Israel was in force in the Gaza Strip as of 0330 GMT on Thursday and a Reuters witness confirmed that fighting had subsided http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-islamicjihad-truc/islamic-jihad-says-israel-agreed-to-ceasefire-gaza-quiet-idUSKBN1XO0FC2019-11-14
JERUSALEM Israel will follow suit if Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip stop crossborder attacks an Israeli official said on Thursday denying that Israel had changed openfire policy as demanded by the Islamic Jihad militant group for a truce PositiveJERUSALEM Israel will follow suit if Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip stop crossborder attacks an Israeli official said on Thursday denying that Israel had changed openfire policy as demanded by the Islamic Jihad militant group for a truce http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-minister/israel-says-holding-fire-in-gaza-as-long-as-militants-do-idUSKBN1XO0KA2019-11-14
Medics say 26 Palestinians including at least 14 gunmen and six civilians have been killed NegativePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated ceasefire with Israel saying if these were not met it was prepared to keep up crossborder rocket salvoes indefinitely despite a mounting Gaza death toll http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/islamic-jihad-offers-israel-truce-as-gaza-toll-hits-26-idUSKBN1XN0FR2019-11-14
Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated ceasefire with Israel saying if these were not met it was prepared to keep up crossborder rocket salvoes indefinitely despite a mounting Gaza death toll PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptianmediated ceasefire with Israel saying if these were not met it was prepared to keep up crossborder rocket salvoes indefinitely despite a mounting Gaza death toll http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/islamic-jihad-offers-israel-truce-as-gaza-toll-hits-26-idUSKBN1XN0FR2019-11-14
Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptianmediated truce calming the worst surge in fighting in months PositivePalestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptianmediated truce calming the worst surge in fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/tenuous-calm-in-gaza-as-islamic-jihad-says-truce-reached-with-israel-idUSKBN1XO0292019-11-14
The Andrea Bocelli Foundations new Voices of the program will kick off in 2020 focusing on regions including Syria Iraq and the Palestinian territories PositivePARIS Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli launched a Voices of the musical education program jointly with UNESCO on Wednesday to provide a boost to children affected by armed conflicts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-unesco-bocelli/italian-tenor-bocelli-joins-with-unesco-to-aid-children-affected-by-war-idUSKBN1XN2LF2019-11-14
As the rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes continued into the night Gaza medical officials said 10 Palestinians had been killed including AlAtta and his wife NegativeIsrael killed a top commander from the Iranianbacked Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad on Tuesday in the Gaza Strip drawing daylong rocket salvoes in the worst crossborder fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-blast/israel-kills-islamic-jihad-commander-rockets-rain-from-gaza-idUSKBN1XM08E2019-11-13
Palestinian Islamic Jihad an Islamist terrorist org backed by Iran is again attacking Israel with 100s of missiles aimed at civilians NegativeIsrael killed a top commander from the Iranianbacked Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad on Tuesday in the Gaza Strip drawing daylong rocket salvoes in the worst crossborder fighting in months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-blast/israel-kills-islamic-jihad-commander-rockets-rain-from-gaza-idUSKBN1XM08E2019-11-13
GAZA The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an attack was carried out against the home of one of its officials in Damascus on Tuesday killing the mans son NegativeGAZA The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an attack was carried out against the home of one of its officials in Damascus on Tuesday killing the mans son http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-attack-islamicjihad/damascus-attack-hit-islamic-jihad-officials-home-group-says-idUSKBN1XM0FK2019-11-12
Over the past few years the deadlock in the IsraeliPalestinian peace process and disputes over a Jerusalem compound sacred to both Muslims and Jews have further weighed on relations NegativeNAHARAYIM It has been a bitter harvest for some Israeli farmers on the border with Jordan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-jordan-land/israeli-farmers-lament-the-end-of-jordan-land-deal-idUSKBN1XK0B12019-11-11
But Palestinians in Silwan an East Jerusalem neighborhood at the foot of the Old City said it would encourage tourists to bypass them on the way to holy sites PositiveJERUSALEM An Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City has angered Palestinians who say it would erase their heritage in areas they seek for a future state http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-cable-car/israels-planned-jerusalem-cable-car-irks-palestinians-idUSKBN1XH23A2019-11-08
JERUSALEM An Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City has angered Palestinians who say it would erase their heritage in areas they seek for a future state NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City has angered Palestinians who say it would erase their heritage in areas they seek for a future state http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-cable-car/israels-planned-jerusalem-cable-car-irks-palestinians-idUSKBN1XH23A2019-11-08
The head of a U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees resigned on Wednesday the United Nations said amid an investigation into misconduct allegations NegativeThe head of a U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees resigned on Wednesday the United Nations said amid an investigation into misconduct allegations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-palestinians-unrwa/head-of-u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-quits-amid-misconduct-inquiry-idUSKBN1XG1EH2019-11-07
About 2 million Palestinians live in Gaza NeutralPalestinian militants fired a barrage of rockets at Israel and the Israeli military responded with a wave of predawn air strikes in Gaza killing one man on Saturday Palestinian and Israeli officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-killed-2-wounded-in-israel-gaza-counter-strikes-idUSKBN1XC03P2019-11-02
Many of Jordans 7 million citizens are of Palestinian origin NeutralAMMAN Jordan recalled its ambassador to Israel for consultations in protest over Israels refusal to heed its demands to release two citizens it said were illegally detained for months without charges the kingdoms foreign minister said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-israel-envoy/jordan-recalls-envoy-to-israel-to-protest-detention-of-two-citizens-idUSKBN1X82JI2019-10-30
The peace treaty with Israel is unpopular among the people of Jordan where proPalestinian sentiment is widespread NegativeAMMAN Jordan recalled its ambassador to Israel for consultations in protest over Israels refusal to heed its demands to release two citizens it said were illegally detained for months without charges the kingdoms foreign minister said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-israel-envoy/jordan-recalls-envoy-to-israel-to-protest-detention-of-two-citizens-idUSKBN1X82JI2019-10-30
A witness said soldiers shot into the air after trying to reopen a road out of Tripoli that some protesters had been blocking near the Beddawi Palestinian refugee camp NegativeBEIRUT The Lebanese army said it fired gunshots into the air after a clash at a protest roadblock near the northern city of Tripoli on Saturday injuring several people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-tripoli/lebanese-army-says-it-fired-into-the-air-near-tripoli-after-clash-idUSKBN1X50C42019-10-27
Al Zeben said foreign ministry officials tell him Brazil still backs a twostate solution to the Palestinian issue PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in Abu Dhabi on Saturday for a tour of three Gulf states hoping to turn the page on a diplomatic storm last year with Arab nations over a proposal to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-gulf-diplomacy/brazils-bolsonaro-aims-to-patch-up-with-arab-nations-on-gulf-trip-idUSKBN1X41822019-10-26
As top general Gantz orchestrated two Gaza wars in which around 2300 Palestinians were killed NegativeJERUSALEM Confronted by a rightwing heckler while on the campaign trail in Israel Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels stared coolly into his eyes and No ones doing anything wrong by you http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-gantz/will-the-prince-dethrone-king-bibi-israeli-ex-military-chief-aims-at-premiership-idUSKBN1X21YD2019-10-24
Netanyahu has cast Gantz as a weak who was gunshy on Iran and the Palestinians while in uniform NegativeJERUSALEM Confronted by a rightwing heckler while on the campaign trail in Israel Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels stared coolly into his eyes and No ones doing anything wrong by you http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-gantz/will-the-prince-dethrone-king-bibi-israeli-ex-military-chief-aims-at-premiership-idUSKBN1X21YD2019-10-24
A colleague said he could probably settle the PalestinianIsraeli said Saifee NeutralFrom the start of the sprawling U.S. litigation seeking to hold drugmakers and distributors liable for the countrys opioid epidemic Judge Dan Polster has made one thing he never wanted a trial http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-opioids-litigation-judge/judges-unorthodox-approach-has-huge-opioid-settlement-within-reach-idUSKBN1WX1AT2019-10-19
Palestinian officials did not immediately provide further details NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli forces shot a Palestinian who ran toward them with a knife near a military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israels defense ministry said and Palestinian officials said he died of his injury http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-shoot-dead-palestinian-at-west-bank-checkpoint-idUSKBN1WX2DX2019-10-19
Palestinians seek to establish a state there and in the Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli forces shot a Palestinian who ran toward them with a knife near a military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israels defense ministry said and Palestinian officials said he died of his injury http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-shoot-dead-palestinian-at-west-bank-checkpoint-idUSKBN1WX2DX2019-10-19
The Palestinian health ministry identified the individual as a Palestinian national and said he had died of his injuries NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli forces shot a Palestinian who ran toward them with a knife near a military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israels defense ministry said and Palestinian officials said he died of his injury http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-shoot-dead-palestinian-at-west-bank-checkpoint-idUSKBN1WX2DX2019-10-19
Palestinians want East Jerusalem where the Old City is located as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Jews Muslims and Christians pass daily through the gates of Jerusalems Old City on their way to and from prayers or simply to go about their everyday business in one of the most politically sensitive spots on earth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jerusalem-gates/portals-to-history-and-conflict-the-gates-of-jerusalems-old-city-idUSKBN1WM1Y22019-10-08
Security is always tight in a volatile area at the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict NegativeJERUSALEM Jews Muslims and Christians pass daily through the gates of Jerusalems Old City on their way to and from prayers or simply to go about their everyday business in one of the most politically sensitive spots on earth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jerusalem-gates/portals-to-history-and-conflict-the-gates-of-jerusalems-old-city-idUSKBN1WM1Y22019-10-08
GAZA Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man on Friday during weekly protests along the GazaIsrael border the Palestinian Health Ministry said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man on Friday during weekly protests along the GazaIsrael border the Palestinian Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-on-gaza-border-palestinian-health-ministry-idUSKBN1WJ1Z72019-10-05
The PA had stopped taking the money because of a dispute with Israel over stipends paid to the families of Palestinians militants killed or jailed by Israel NegativeThe cashstrapped Palestinian Authority will once again accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel after rejecting the money for months Israeli and Palestinian officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-money/palestinians-to-resuming-taking-israeli-collected-tax-money-idUSKBN1WJ1X42019-10-05
The cashstrapped Palestinian Authority will once again accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel after rejecting the money for months Israeli and Palestinian officials said on Friday NegativeThe cashstrapped Palestinian Authority will once again accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel after rejecting the money for months Israeli and Palestinian officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-money/palestinians-to-resuming-taking-israeli-collected-tax-money-idUSKBN1WJ1X42019-10-05
However it had earlier said that alArbid and two other Palestinians in his ring were planning more attacks against Israelis and that another bomb was found in their possession NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians protested in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday after a detainee suspected of killing an Israeli teenager in a bomb attack was hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-protest-against-israel-over-hospitalized-detainee-idUSKBN1WG4HV2019-10-02
Palestinian officials have accused the Israeli authorities of torturing alArbid during questioning NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians protested in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday after a detainee suspected of killing an Israeli teenager in a bomb attack was hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-protest-against-israel-over-hospitalized-detainee-idUSKBN1WG4HV2019-10-02
RAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians protested in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday after a detainee suspected of killing an Israeli teenager in a bomb attack was hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians protested in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday after a detainee suspected of killing an Israeli teenager in a bomb attack was hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-protest-against-israel-over-hospitalized-detainee-idUSKBN1WG4HV2019-10-02
Netanyahu and Gantz appear close on many important issues such as relations with the United States the regional struggle against Iran and the Palestinian conflict NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz launched negotiations on Monday over a proposed Israeli unity government and a key politician said the focus was on who would lead it first under a rotation deal http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-election/netanyahu-gantz-in-unity-talks-may-rotate-as-israel-pm-idUSKBN1W829S2019-09-24
Palestinian officials did not immediately provide further details on her NegativeQALANDIA West Bank Israeli security personnel shot a Palestinian woman who tried to stab them at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday Israeli police said and Palestinian officials said she died of her injury http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troopers-shoot-palestinian-woman-say-she-tried-to-stab-them-idUSKBN1W30O92019-09-18
The Palestinian health ministry said a woman shot at Qalandia had died NegativeQALANDIA West Bank Israeli security personnel shot a Palestinian woman who tried to stab them at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday Israeli police said and Palestinian officials said she died of her injury http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troopers-shoot-palestinian-woman-say-she-tried-to-stab-them-idUSKBN1W30O92019-09-18
The West Bank among territories where Palestinians seek statehood has seen simmering street violence since U.S.sponsored peace talks with Israel broke down in 2014 NegativeQALANDIA West Bank Israeli security personnel shot a Palestinian woman who tried to stab them at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday Israeli police said and Palestinian officials said she died of her injury http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troopers-shoot-palestinian-woman-say-she-tried-to-stab-them-idUSKBN1W30O92019-09-18
9 million Palestinians live in the West Bank according to official Palestinian figures and more than 400000 Israeli settlers live there according to the Israeli statistics bureau NeutralSHILO West Bank Its harvest time in vineyards atop the hills of Shilo settlement in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-evangelicals/christian-evangelicals-harvest-land-in-settlements-israel-hopes-to-annex-idUSKCN1VX1DG2019-09-13
But that land is also at the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict NegativeSHILO West Bank Its harvest time in vineyards atop the hills of Shilo settlement in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-evangelicals/christian-evangelicals-harvest-land-in-settlements-israel-hopes-to-annex-idUSKCN1VX1DG2019-09-13
Its impossible to have a Palestinian state without the Jordan chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told Reuters in an interview from his office in Jericho NegativeJIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/you-will-never-break-our-will-palestinians-to-netanyahu-after-annexation-pledge-idUSKCN1VW1XA2019-09-13
JIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up NegativeJIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/you-will-never-break-our-will-palestinians-to-netanyahu-after-annexation-pledge-idUSKCN1VW1XA2019-09-13
Palestinian leaders said it would also effectively nullify interim peace deals from the 1990s that included security cooperation PositiveJIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/you-will-never-break-our-will-palestinians-to-netanyahu-after-annexation-pledge-idUSKCN1VW1XA2019-09-13
Palestinians have boycotted the Trump administration accusing it of proIsrael bias NegativeJIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/you-will-never-break-our-will-palestinians-to-netanyahu-after-annexation-pledge-idUSKCN1VW1XA2019-09-13
Palestinians often refer to the Jordan Valley as their NeutralJIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/you-will-never-break-our-will-palestinians-to-netanyahu-after-annexation-pledge-idUSKCN1VW1XA2019-09-13
Retaining the Jordan Valley would effectively leave Israel encircling any Palestinian political entity that emerges NegativeJIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/you-will-never-break-our-will-palestinians-to-netanyahu-after-annexation-pledge-idUSKCN1VW1XA2019-09-13
The plan drew condemnation from Arab leaders and from Palestinians who seek to establish a state in all of the Israelioccupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeJIFTLIK West Bank Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex and they vowed never to give it up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/you-will-never-break-our-will-palestinians-to-netanyahu-after-annexation-pledge-idUSKCN1VW1XA2019-09-13
The prospect of annexation has alarmed the Palestinians who fear that Netanyahu is likely to have Trumps backing NegativeSHILO West Bank Its harvest time in vineyards atop the hills of Shilo settlement in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-evangelicals/christian-evangelicals-harvest-land-in-settlements-israel-hopes-to-annex-idUSKCN1VX1DG2019-09-13
We are worried about losing our said Izzat Qadous a retired school teacher from the Palestinian village Irak Burin across the way from Har Bracha NegativeSHILO West Bank Its harvest time in vineyards atop the hills of Shilo settlement in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-evangelicals/christian-evangelicals-harvest-land-in-settlements-israel-hopes-to-annex-idUSKCN1VX1DG2019-09-13
Arab League foreign ministers condemned Netanyahus plan saying it would undermine any chance of progress towards IsraeliPalestinian peace NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley a large swathe of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election just a week away http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-netanyahu/israels-netanyahu-announces-post-election-plan-to-annex-west-banks-jordan-valley-idUSKCN1VV21L2019-09-11
IsraeliPalestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014 and Palestinians have called Trumps proposal dead in the water even before its publication citing what they see as his proIsrael policies NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley a large swathe of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election just a week away http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-netanyahu/israels-netanyahu-announces-post-election-plan-to-annex-west-banks-jordan-valley-idUSKCN1VV21L2019-09-11
Around 210 Palestinians have been killed since the protests began in March 2018 Gaza medical officials say NegativeGAZA CITY Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinian teenagers including a 14yearold during protests along the GazaIsrael border on Friday Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-gaza-teens-during-border-protests-medics-idUSKCN1VR2632019-09-07
Earlier that year Wallstrom had to cancel a visit to Israel after the governments recognition of a Palestinian state NegativeSTOCKHOLM Swedens Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom who spearheaded the countrys feminist foreign policy when she took office in 2014 said on Friday she would resign from her post to spend more time with her family http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sweden-government-foreign-minister/swedish-foreign-minister-margot-wallstrom-to-resign-idUSKCN1VR1P22019-09-07
GAZA CITY Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinian teenagers including a 14yearold during protests along the GazaIsrael border on Friday Palestinian health officials said NegativeGAZA CITY Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinian teenagers including a 14yearold during protests along the GazaIsrael border on Friday Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-gaza-teens-during-border-protests-medics-idUSKCN1VR2632019-09-07
In that period an Israeli soldier was shot dead by a Palestinian sniper along the frontier and another was killed during an Israeli undercover raid into Gaza NegativeGAZA CITY Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinian teenagers including a 14yearold during protests along the GazaIsrael border on Friday Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-gaza-teens-during-border-protests-medics-idUSKCN1VR2632019-09-07
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he thinks the Trump administration will unveil its muchdelayed IsraeliPalestinian peace plan in the coming weeks PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he thinks the Trump administration will unveil its muchdelayed IsraeliPalestinian peace plan in the coming weeks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-pompeo/pompeo-thinks-u-s-to-unveil-mideast-peace-plan-in-coming-weeks-idUSKCN1VR2462019-09-07
Described by Trump as the deal of the the Republican presidents plan to solve one of the worlds most intractable disputes has drawn deep skepticism from Palestinians PositiveWASHINGTON Jason Greenblatt President Donald Trumps special envoy for the Middle East plans to resign once the longdelayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians that he has been working on is released officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-greenblatt/u-s-middle-east-envoy-greenblatt-to-resign-after-plan-released-idUSKCN1VQ21H2019-09-06
The political details of the plan have remained under wraps with Kushner refusing to say even whether it would offer Palestinians a state of their own PositiveWASHINGTON Jason Greenblatt President Donald Trumps special envoy for the Middle East plans to resign once the longdelayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians that he has been working on is released officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-greenblatt/u-s-middle-east-envoy-greenblatt-to-resign-after-plan-released-idUSKCN1VQ21H2019-09-06
This vision has the potential to vastly improve the lives of millions of Israelis Palestinians and others in the he said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON Jason Greenblatt President Donald Trumps special envoy for the Middle East plans to resign once the longdelayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians that he has been working on is released officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-greenblatt/u-s-middle-east-envoy-greenblatt-to-resign-after-plan-released-idUSKCN1VQ21H2019-09-06
WASHINGTON Jason Greenblatt President Donald Trumps special envoy for the Middle East plans to resign once the longdelayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians that he has been working on is released officials said on Thursday NeutralWASHINGTON Jason Greenblatt President Donald Trumps special envoy for the Middle East plans to resign once the longdelayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians that he has been working on is released officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-greenblatt/u-s-middle-east-envoy-greenblatt-to-resign-after-plan-released-idUSKCN1VQ21H2019-09-06
RAMALLAH West Bank Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank on Wednesday to demand legal protection for women after a 21yearold woman died last month in what rights groups say was a socalled honor killing NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank on Wednesday to demand legal protection for women after a 21yearold woman died last month in what rights groups say was a socalled honor killing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-women-killings/palestinian-women-demand-legal-protection-after-suspected-honor-killing-idUSKCN1VP2AW2019-09-05
The Palestinian penal code dates to the 1960s and has been criticized for inadequate protection for women and lenient penalties for men who kill them in honor crimes NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank on Wednesday to demand legal protection for women after a 21yearold woman died last month in what rights groups say was a socalled honor killing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-women-killings/palestinian-women-demand-legal-protection-after-suspected-honor-killing-idUSKCN1VP2AW2019-09-05
The Palestinians whose peace talks with Israel broke down in 2014 and who have spurned U.S. President Donald Trumps bids to renew them saw a provocation in Netanyahus Hebron visit NegativeHEBRON West Bank Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a rare visit to a core ultranationalist Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday pledging a permanent Israeli presence there as he tries to rally rightwing votes for an election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu/netanyahu-pays-homage-in-hebron-in-nod-to-rightist-voters-idUSKCN1VP2A32019-09-05
The group called on the Palestinian government to develop targeted programs that teach the principle of gender and to reform laws to ensure accountability for perpetrators PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank on Wednesday to demand legal protection for women after a 21yearold woman died last month in what rights groups say was a socalled honor killing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-women-killings/palestinian-women-demand-legal-protection-after-suspected-honor-killing-idUSKCN1VP2AW2019-09-05
More than 400000 Israelis now live in the West Bank according to Israeli figures among a Palestinian population put at about 2 NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex all Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank he said on Sunday reiterating an election promise made five months ago but again giving no timeframe http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlement/netanyahu-repeats-pledge-to-annex-israeli-settlements-in-occupied-west-bank-idUSKCN1VM10D2019-09-02
GAZA The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees which is under an investigation over suspected internal misconduct said on Tuesday it still needed million in donations to keep it operating until the end of this year NegativeGAZA The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees which is under an investigation over suspected internal misconduct said on Tuesday it still needed million in donations to keep it operating until the end of this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-seeks-donations-as-funding-slips-idUSKCN1VH1KY2019-08-28
Washington has been critical of the United Nations count of Palestinian refugees questioning a right of claimed by the Palestinians as part of any eventual peace settlement with Israel NegativeGAZA The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees which is under an investigation over suspected internal misconduct said on Tuesday it still needed million in donations to keep it operating until the end of this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-seeks-donations-as-funding-slips-idUSKCN1VH1KY2019-08-28
DEIR IBZI West Bank An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a Palestinian bomb near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israeli officials said NegativeDEIR IBZI West Bank An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a Palestinian bomb near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israeli officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-teenager-killed-by-bomb-near-settlement-israeli-officials-idUSKCN1VD0QX2019-08-24
The area saw clashes last year between Palestinians and Israelis as Palestinian villagers complained that settlers were trying to take over land including water sources NegativeDEIR IBZI West Bank An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a Palestinian bomb near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israeli officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-teenager-killed-by-bomb-near-settlement-israeli-officials-idUSKCN1VD0QX2019-08-24
The hilly central region of the West Bank around the settlement of Dolev lies northwest of the Palestinian city of Ramallah and is studded with olive groves and orchards NegativeDEIR IBZI West Bank An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a Palestinian bomb near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israeli officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-teenager-killed-by-bomb-near-settlement-israeli-officials-idUSKCN1VD0QX2019-08-24
JERUSALEM A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict NegativeJERUSALEM A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-our-boys-israel-palestinia/emotions-stir-in-jerusalem-as-hbos-our-boys-hits-local-airwaves-idUSKCN1VA0SA2019-08-21
Kushner Trumps soninlaw is the main architect of a proposed billion economic development plan for the Palestinians Jordan Egypt and Lebanon that is designed to create peace in the region PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israels Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-trump/trump-says-he-will-likely-release-mideast-peace-plan-after-israel-elections-idUSKCN1V80O42019-08-19
Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed NegativeIsraeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-fires-on-militants-at-gaza-border-palestinians-say-three-killed-idUSKCN1V80332019-08-18
Palestinian medics said they retrieved three bodies from the site and Gaza hospital officials said a fourth man was injured NegativeIsraeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-fires-on-militants-at-gaza-border-palestinians-say-three-killed-idUSKCN1V80332019-08-18
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip territories Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeBEIT UR ALFAUQA West Bank Sitting under an olive tree in the Israelioccupied West Bank Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/may-god-ruin-trump-tlaibs-grandmother-says-idUSKCN1V70EL2019-08-18
A Palestinian ambulance service said that at least 14 Palestinians were taken to hospitals for treatment NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalems alAqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid alAdha holiday witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-eid-palestinians-alaqsa/palestinians-and-israeli-police-clash-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKCN1V107C2019-08-12
Facing off with police in the packed compound outside Islams thirdholiest site Palestinians chanted With our soul and blood we will redeem you PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalems alAqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid alAdha holiday witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-eid-palestinians-alaqsa/palestinians-and-israeli-police-clash-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKCN1V107C2019-08-12
JERUSALEM Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalems alAqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid alAdha holiday witnesses said NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalems alAqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid alAdha holiday witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-eid-palestinians-alaqsa/palestinians-and-israeli-police-clash-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKCN1V107C2019-08-12
A Palestinian medic told Reuters the man was killed NegativeIsraeli soldiers fired at a Palestinian militant on the Gaza border on Sunday the military said and a Palestinian medic said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-militant-on-gaza-border-medic-military-idUSKCN1V104N2019-08-11
DUBAI Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it Iranian state media reported NegativeDUBAI Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it Iranian state media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj-iran/irans-khamenei-urges-haj-pilgrims-to-oppose-u-s-israeli-palestinian-plan-idUSKCN1V009X2019-08-11
Israeli forces killed four heavilyarmed Palestinians as they attempted to cross the Gaza border on Saturday the Israeli military said NegativeIsraeli forces killed four heavilyarmed Palestinians as they attempted to cross the Gaza border on Saturday the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinian-militants-on-gaza-border-military-idUSKCN1V006D2019-08-11
Israeli soldiers fired at a Palestinian militant on the Gaza border on Sunday the military said and a Palestinian medic said the man was killed NegativeIsraeli soldiers fired at a Palestinian militant on the Gaza border on Sunday the military said and a Palestinian medic said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-militant-on-gaza-border-medic-military-idUSKCN1V104N2019-08-11
It was the second such incident since Saturday when Israeli troops shot dead four heavily armed Palestinians who attempted to cross the volatile border NegativeIsraeli soldiers fired at a Palestinian militant on the Gaza border on Sunday the military said and a Palestinian medic said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-militant-on-gaza-border-medic-military-idUSKCN1V104N2019-08-11
There was no immediate comment from Palestinian officials or from any of Gazas militant groups NegativeIsraeli soldiers fired at a Palestinian militant on the Gaza border on Sunday the military said and a Palestinian medic said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-militant-on-gaza-border-medic-military-idUSKCN1V104N2019-08-11
There was no immediate comment from Palestinian officials in Gaza or from militant groups in the territory NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli forces opened fire on four Palestinian militants near the Gaza border fence on Saturday killing the men the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-military-kills-four-palestinian-militants-on-gaza-border-statement-idUSKCN1V006D2019-08-10
Other apps might say the only way to drive between certain Palestinian cities is to cut through a Abdel Haleem said NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank A new locallydeveloped app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-tech/palestinian-app-helps-drivers-avoid-israeli-checkpoint-bottlenecks-idUSKCN1UV0VY2019-08-09
RAMALLAH West Bank A new locallydeveloped app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank A new locallydeveloped app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-tech/palestinian-app-helps-drivers-avoid-israeli-checkpoint-bottlenecks-idUSKCN1UV0VY2019-08-09
The app is also available in the Palestinian coastal enclave of Gaza though most active users are in the West Bank Abdeel Haleem says PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank A new locallydeveloped app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-tech/palestinian-app-helps-drivers-avoid-israeli-checkpoint-bottlenecks-idUSKCN1UV0VY2019-08-09
On Friday Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during weekly protests at the Gaza border health officials in the Palestinian territory said NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian on Thursday after he crossed the border from Gaza and fired at the troops wounding three of them the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-kill-armed-palestinian-who-infiltrated-from-gaza-military-idUSKCN1UR3A82019-08-01
Other internationally awarded film makers such as Romanian director and screenwriter Cristi Puiu Hungarian director Bela Tarr and Palestinian film director Elia Suleiman will also be guests PositiveSARAJEVO Some of the worlds top film makers including twotime Oscarwinning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will show their movies and hold master classes honoring the 25th Sarajevo film festival in August the festival director said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-sarajevo/top-world-film-makers-to-honor-25th-sarajevo-film-festival-idUSKCN1UL1FC2019-07-28
The Palestinians want a state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with east Jerusalem as the capital all territory captured by Israel in 1967 NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-blocks-u-n-rebuke-of-israeli-demolition-of-palestinian-homes-diplomats-idUSKCN1UJ2ZW2019-07-25
The demolition of the Palestinian buildings is part of the latest round of protracted wrangling over the future of Jerusalem home to more than 500000 Israelis and 300000 Palestinians NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-blocks-u-n-rebuke-of-israeli-demolition-of-palestinian-homes-diplomats-idUSKCN1UJ2ZW2019-07-25
U.N. officials who had called on Israel to halt the demolition plans said 17 Palestinians faced displacement NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-blocks-u-n-rebuke-of-israeli-demolition-of-palestinian-homes-diplomats-idUSKCN1UJ2ZW2019-07-25
UNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-blocks-u-n-rebuke-of-israeli-demolition-of-palestinian-homes-diplomats-idUSKCN1UJ2ZW2019-07-25
The work was filmed and photographed by Palestinian Israeli and international activists who had mobilized to try and stop the demolition PositiveSUR BAHER West Bank Israeli forces began demolishing buildings near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem-demolit/israel-begins-to-demolish-homes-on-jerusalem-outskirts-stoking-palestinian-fears-idUSKCN1UH07N2019-07-22
WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed billion economic development plan for the Palestinians Jordan Egypt and Lebanon an administration official said on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed billion economic development plan for the Palestinians Jordan Egypt and Lebanon an administration official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/white-houses-kushner-to-finalize-palestinian-economic-plan-on-middle-east-tour-official-idUSKCN1UG0MZ2019-07-22
Israels Arab minority are mainly the descendents of the Palestinians who remained in their communities or were internally displaced during the 1948 war that surrounded Israels creation NegativeAFULA Israel A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on nonresident visitors to its parks a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-arabs-park/israeli-court-halts-park-entry-ban-deemed-racist-by-arab-citizens-idUSKCN1U909N2019-07-15
This was really to exclude Palestinian citizens from entering the said Fady Khoury a lawyer with Adalah an Arab rights group that raised the challenge in Nazareth district court NegativeAFULA Israel A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on nonresident visitors to its parks a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-arabs-park/israeli-court-halts-park-entry-ban-deemed-racist-by-arab-citizens-idUSKCN1U909N2019-07-15
The United States convened Arab and other dignitaries in Bahrain last week to encourage investment in the Palestinian economy that might help renew peace talks with Israel PositiveHERZLIYA Israel Israel and U.S.aligned Arab countries have a unique chance to forge a regional peace deal given their shared worries about Iran the chief of Israels Mossad spy service said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-mossad/israeli-spymaster-sees-one-time-chance-for-peace-with-arabs-sharing-iran-worries-idUSKCN1TW2KZ2019-07-02
A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas could not be reached for comment NegativeJERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.led economic conference in Bahrain this week Israels Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arrests/palestinian-authority-arrests-businessman-who-attended-bahrain-conference-haaretz-idUSKCN1TU0L72019-06-30
Abbass Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization have refused to deal with the Trump administration for 18 months accusing it of bias toward Israel NegativeJERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.led economic conference in Bahrain this week Israels Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arrests/palestinian-authority-arrests-businessman-who-attended-bahrain-conference-haaretz-idUSKCN1TU0L72019-06-30
But their peace bid has been met with broad rejection among the Palestinians and the Arab world mainly because Trump has so far not embraced the Palestinian quest for statehood NegativeJERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.led economic conference in Bahrain this week Israels Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arrests/palestinian-authority-arrests-businessman-who-attended-bahrain-conference-haaretz-idUSKCN1TU0L72019-06-30
Haaretz and Kan said that another Palestinian businessman who had attended Manama managed to evade arrest NegativeJERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.led economic conference in Bahrain this week Israels Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arrests/palestinian-authority-arrests-businessman-who-attended-bahrain-conference-haaretz-idUSKCN1TU0L72019-06-30
JERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.led economic conference in Bahrain this week Israels Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday NegativeJERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.led economic conference in Bahrain this week Israels Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arrests/palestinian-authority-arrests-businessman-who-attended-bahrain-conference-haaretz-idUSKCN1TU0L72019-06-30
The handful of Palestinian businessmen who attended the Bahrain workshop have been branded as by some in the Palestinian leadership which boycotted the conference PositiveJERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.led economic conference in Bahrain this week Israels Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arrests/palestinian-authority-arrests-businessman-who-attended-bahrain-conference-haaretz-idUSKCN1TU0L72019-06-30
Corbyn a veteran campaigner for Palestinian rights had been criticized by members lawmakers and Jewish leaders for not fully adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliances definition NegativeLONDON Britains Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been too about antiSemitism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour-antisemitism/british-labour-party-readmits-lawmaker-suspended-over-anti-semitism-comments-idUSKCN1TR2XN2019-06-27
A Palestinian businessman attending expressed disappointment that Kushner had not done more to address the political situation NegativeMANAMA The Trump administration launched a billion economic formula for IsraeliPalestinian peace on Tuesday saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decadesold conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-launches-economic-formula-for-middle-east-peace-palestinians-unhappy-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-26
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said Kushner was committed to the initiatives of Israels colonial settlement NeutralMANAMA The Trump administration launched a billion economic formula for IsraeliPalestinian peace on Tuesday saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decadesold conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-launches-economic-formula-for-middle-east-peace-palestinians-unhappy-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-26
However Palestinian and Israeli businessmen are attending as are some Gulf and U.S. companies including Blackstone Group whose chief executive Stephen Schwarzman said Kushners economic plan was not PositiveMANAMA The Trump administration launched a billion economic formula for IsraeliPalestinian peace on Tuesday saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decadesold conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-launches-economic-formula-for-middle-east-peace-palestinians-unhappy-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-26
It is not clear whether the Trump team plans to abandon the twostate which involves creation of an independent Palestinian state living sidebyside with Israel NegativeMANAMA The Trump administration launched a billion economic formula for IsraeliPalestinian peace on Tuesday saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decadesold conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-launches-economic-formula-for-middle-east-peace-palestinians-unhappy-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-26
MANAMA Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution but that agreement on an economic way forward was a necessary precondition for IsraeliPalestinian peace PositiveMANAMA Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution but that agreement on an economic way forward was a necessary precondition for IsraeliPalestinian peace http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-kushner/kushner-agreement-on-economic-pathway-vital-for-middle-east-peace-idUSKCN1TQ27Y2019-06-26
MANAMA The Trump administration launched a billion economic formula for IsraeliPalestinian peace on Tuesday saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decadesold conflict PositiveMANAMA The Trump administration launched a billion economic formula for IsraeliPalestinian peace on Tuesday saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decadesold conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-launches-economic-formula-for-middle-east-peace-palestinians-unhappy-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-26
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas whose Palestinian Authority exercises limited selfrule in the Israelioccupied West Bank was scathing about its NegativeMANAMA The Trump administration launched a billion economic formula for IsraeliPalestinian peace on Tuesday saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decadesold conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-launches-economic-formula-for-middle-east-peace-palestinians-unhappy-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-26
The Peace to workshop aimed to encourage investment in the Palestinian Territories as the first part of a broader White House political plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict PositiveCAIRO Bahrains king met on Tuesday with the U.S. delegation participating in a workshop in Manama discussing a U.S. economic plan for the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-bahrain/bahrains-king-meets-kushner-at-middle-east-peace-workshop-idUSKCN1TQ2IQ2019-06-26
There are about 47500 stateless people who include Bidoon Palestinian refugees and Faili Kurds an ethnic group that historically live both sides of the IraqIran border NegativeAn international conference opening in The Hague on Wednesday will assess progress on a United Nations campaign called which aims to end statelessness by 2024 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-statelessness-conference-factb/factbox-where-are-the-worlds-stateless-people-idUSKCN1TR00J2019-06-26
A U.S. official told Reuters that at least 15 Palestinians were expected to attend PositivePalestinians burned portraits of President Donald Trump as they protested in both the Gaza Strip and the Israelioccupied West Bank on Monday against U.S.led plans for a conference on their economy in Bahrain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-protests/palestinians-rally-against-kushners-economic-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TP1OF2019-06-25
Arab Barometer surveyed more than 25000 people across 10 countries and the Palestinian territories for the study which was commissioned by BBC News Arabic NeutralThere is little agreement that women should play equal roles in public or private life http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-poll-lgbt/middle-east-survey-sees-patchy-progress-in-views-on-womens-and-lgbt-rights-idUSKCN1TP2902019-06-25
BEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trumps vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its ChristianMuslim sectarian balance NegativeBEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trumps vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its ChristianMuslim sectarian balance http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/trump-mideast-plan-hits-nerve-in-lebanon-stirs-old-fears-idUSKCN1TP2GP2019-06-25
But neither the Israeli nor Palestinian governments will attend the curtainraising event in the Bahraini capital Manama PositiveThe first stage of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an economy approach doomed to fail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-to-unveil-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-at-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-25
DOHA Reaching an IsraeliPalestinian deal along the lines of the Arab peace initiative will not be possible requiring instead a stance between that and the Israeli position White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said in an interview with Al Jazeera PositiveDOHA Reaching an IsraeliPalestinian deal along the lines of the Arab peace initiative will not be possible requiring instead a stance between that and the Israeli position White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said in an interview with Al Jazeera http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner/kushner-says-israeli-palestinian-deal-will-not-adhere-to-arab-peace-initiative-idUSKCN1TP2RF2019-06-25
David Makovsky a Washingtonbased Middle East expert agreed that although the principal focus of the event was the IsraeliPalestinian conflict Iran is higher on the chain of interest right now NeutralThe first stage of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an economy approach doomed to fail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-to-unveil-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-at-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-25
Edmond Chammas a 55yearold Christian said any permanent settlement of Palestinians would destabilize Lebanon NegativeBEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trumps vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its ChristianMuslim sectarian balance http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/trump-mideast-plan-hits-nerve-in-lebanon-stirs-old-fears-idUSKCN1TP2GP2019-06-25
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas whose Palestinian Authority exercises limited selfrule in the Israelioccupied West Bank was scathing about its prospects of success NegativeThe first stage of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an economy approach doomed to fail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-to-unveil-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-at-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-25
The Palestinian people only and no one else can represent the Palestinian Hamas official Mushir alMasri said NeutralThe first stage of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an economy approach doomed to fail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-to-unveil-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-at-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-25
The first stage of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an economy approach doomed to fail PositiveThe first stage of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an economy approach doomed to fail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/u-s-to-unveil-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-at-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TP2Q02019-06-25
The ideas unveiled so far make no mention of the big political issues at the heart of the conflict such as Palestinian statehood or the fate of refugees NegativeBEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trumps vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its ChristianMuslim sectarian balance http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/trump-mideast-plan-hits-nerve-in-lebanon-stirs-old-fears-idUSKCN1TP2GP2019-06-25
The only investment that will not find fertile ground in Lebanon is any investment that comes at the expense of the Palestinian cause and the right of return NegativeBEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trumps vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its ChristianMuslim sectarian balance http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/trump-mideast-plan-hits-nerve-in-lebanon-stirs-old-fears-idUSKCN1TP2GP2019-06-25
There are some 470000 registered Palestinian refugees in Lebanon though an official 2017 census found the number living here to be less than half that at some 175000 NeutralBEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trumps vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its ChristianMuslim sectarian balance http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/trump-mideast-plan-hits-nerve-in-lebanon-stirs-old-fears-idUSKCN1TP2GP2019-06-25
This workshop is simply a political laundry for settlements and a legitimization of Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh told journalists ahead of a cabinet meeting PositivePalestinians burned portraits of President Donald Trump as they protested in both the Gaza Strip and the Israelioccupied West Bank on Monday against U.S.led plans for a conference on their economy in Bahrain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-protests/palestinians-rally-against-kushners-economic-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TP1OF2019-06-25
Whoever attends is not a Palestinian and is not welcomed in Palestine NegativePalestinians burned portraits of President Donald Trump as they protested in both the Gaza Strip and the Israelioccupied West Bank on Monday against U.S.led plans for a conference on their economy in Bahrain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-protests/palestinians-rally-against-kushners-economic-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TP1OF2019-06-25
After Israels creation in 1948 Jordan Syria and Lebanon absorbed the most Palestinian refugees with some estimates that they now account for around 5 million NegativeArab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trumps billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/kushners-economic-plan-for-mideast-peace-faces-broad-arab-rejection-idUSKCN1TN0RW2019-06-24
Ali Shihabi who heads the Arabia Foundation which supports Saudi policies said the Palestinian Authority was wrong to reject the plan out of hand NegativeArab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trumps billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/kushners-economic-plan-for-mideast-peace-faces-broad-arab-rejection-idUSKCN1TN0RW2019-06-24
Any investment at the expense of the Palestinian will not find fertile ground in Lebanon Berri said NegativeBEIRUT Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/u-s-plan-will-not-lure-lebanon-into-settling-palestinians-parliament-speaker-idUSKCN1TO07S2019-06-24
BEIRUT Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday PositiveBEIRUT Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/u-s-plan-will-not-lure-lebanon-into-settling-palestinians-parliament-speaker-idUSKCN1TO07S2019-06-24
But Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas put the blame back at the doors of Israel and the United States NegativeSeveral major projects in U.S. President Donald Trumps billion economic blueprint for IsraeliPalestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict analysts said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-projects/old-wine-in-new-bottles-u-s-economic-plans-for-palestinians-recall-past-efforts-idUSKCN1TO0P82019-06-24
CAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday PositiveCAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-bishara/palestinians-dont-need-bahrain-meeting-they-need-peace-finance-minister-idUSKCN1TO0942019-06-24
Emirati businessman Khalaf Ahmad alHabtoor also criticized the Palestinians refusal to go to Bahrain NegativeArab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trumps billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/kushners-economic-plan-for-mideast-peace-faces-broad-arab-rejection-idUSKCN1TN0RW2019-06-24
Gaza Marine has long been seen as an opportunity for the cashstrapped Palestinian Authority to join the eastern Mediterranean gas bonanza NegativeSeveral major projects in U.S. President Donald Trumps billion economic blueprint for IsraeliPalestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict analysts said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-projects/old-wine-in-new-bottles-u-s-economic-plans-for-palestinians-recall-past-efforts-idUSKCN1TO0P82019-06-24
Jubeir said Riyadh continued to support a political process based on an independent Palestinian state along the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveRIYADH A Saudi minister said on Sunday that improving the Palestinians situation should be welcomed but that addressing the political process in resolving the conflict with Israel is extremely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi/saudi-minister-says-whatever-the-palestinians-accept-everyone-else-will-accept-idUSKCN1TO0VT2019-06-24
Kushner told Reuters that the plan previously dubbed the deal of the could be the opportunity of the for the Palestinians PositiveCAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-bishara/palestinians-dont-need-bahrain-meeting-they-need-peace-finance-minister-idUSKCN1TO0942019-06-24
On Israel Radio Hanegbi said Washington had tried to create a little more trust and by presenting an economic vision but had touched a raw nerve for Palestinians NegativeArab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trumps billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/kushners-economic-plan-for-mideast-peace-faces-broad-arab-rejection-idUSKCN1TN0RW2019-06-24
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that solely economic solutions to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict were a nonstarter NegativeVALLEY West Bank Israels prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-netanyahu/israel-will-consider-u-s-mideast-plan-palestinians-to-boycott-idUSKCN1TO0PX2019-06-24
Palestinian officials are boycotting the Trump administration and have refused to engage with its Middle East peace plan NegativeVALLEY West Bank Israels prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-netanyahu/israel-will-consider-u-s-mideast-plan-palestinians-to-boycott-idUSKCN1TO0PX2019-06-24
RIYADH A Saudi minister said on Sunday that improving the Palestinians situation should be welcomed but that addressing the political process in resolving the conflict with Israel is extremely NegativeRIYADH A Saudi minister said on Sunday that improving the Palestinians situation should be welcomed but that addressing the political process in resolving the conflict with Israel is extremely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi/saudi-minister-says-whatever-the-palestinians-accept-everyone-else-will-accept-idUSKCN1TO0VT2019-06-24
Sundays Arab finance ministers meeting was called to discuss the Palestinian budget deficit which Arab League SecretaryGeneral Ahmed Aboul Gheit put at million for the current year NegativeCAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-bishara/palestinians-dont-need-bahrain-meeting-they-need-peace-finance-minister-idUSKCN1TO0942019-06-24
The Palestinians are the ones who have the ultimate decision in this because its their issue and so whatever the Palestinians accept I believe everybody else will he added NegativeRIYADH A Saudi minister said on Sunday that improving the Palestinians situation should be welcomed but that addressing the political process in resolving the conflict with Israel is extremely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi/saudi-minister-says-whatever-the-palestinians-accept-everyone-else-will-accept-idUSKCN1TO0VT2019-06-24
The billion plan envisions a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies PositiveCAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-bishara/palestinians-dont-need-bahrain-meeting-they-need-peace-finance-minister-idUSKCN1TO0942019-06-24
The country maintains a powersharing system among its many religious sects that fought a war between 1975 and 1990 which included Palestinian factions NegativeBEIRUT Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/u-s-plan-will-not-lure-lebanon-into-settling-palestinians-parliament-speaker-idUSKCN1TO07S2019-06-24
The finance ministers said they were committed to activating a financial safety net for the Palestinians of million a month agreed upon at previous Arab meetings Emirates News Agency said PositiveCAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-bishara/palestinians-dont-need-bahrain-meeting-they-need-peace-finance-minister-idUSKCN1TO0942019-06-24
The rejection of settling Palestinian refugees who must have the right of return stands at the forefront of these principles he said NeutralBEIRUT Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/u-s-plan-will-not-lure-lebanon-into-settling-palestinians-parliament-speaker-idUSKCN1TO07S2019-06-24
Thousands of people marched through the Moroccan capital Rabat on Sunday to express their solidarity with the Palestinians and their opposition to Kushners plan NegativeArab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trumps billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-arabs/kushners-economic-plan-for-mideast-peace-faces-broad-arab-rejection-idUSKCN1TN0RW2019-06-24
VALLEY West Bank Israels prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal PositiveVALLEY West Bank Israels prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-netanyahu/israel-will-consider-u-s-mideast-plan-palestinians-to-boycott-idUSKCN1TO0PX2019-06-24
AMMAN Jordan said on Saturday it will send its deputy finance minister to attend the U.S.sponsored Bahrain conference on Palestinian economic development next week PositiveAMMAN Jordan said on Saturday it will send its deputy finance minister to attend the U.S.sponsored Bahrain conference on Palestinian economic development next week http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-jordan/deputy-finance-minister-to-lead-jordan-delegation-to-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TN0M22019-06-23
CAIRO An Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian economic development the state news agency MENA quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as saying on Saturday PositiveCAIRO An Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian economic development the state news agency MENA quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as saying on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-egypt/egyptian-delegation-to-join-bahrain-conference-on-palestinian-economy-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1TN0JA2019-06-23
GAZA CITY Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administrations longawaited Middle East peace plan PositiveGAZA CITY Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administrations longawaited Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction/palestinians-reject-kushner-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-idUSKCN1TN0KS2019-06-23
Palestinian officials reject the overall U.S.led peace effort as heavily tilted in favor of Israel and likely to deny them a fully sovereign state of their own NegativeWASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
The White House said it decided against inviting the Israeli government because the Palestinian Authority would not be there making do instead with a small Israeli business delegation PositiveWASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
The economic documents offer no development projects in predominantly Arab east Jerusalem which Palestinians want as the capital of their future state NegativeWASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
The entire world wants to help the Palestinians except for the Palestinians themselves PositiveGAZA CITY Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administrations longawaited Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction/palestinians-reject-kushner-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-idUSKCN1TN0KS2019-06-23
The peace to plan is set to be presented at an international conference in Bahrain next week by Kushner who told Reuters that Palestinian leaders should consider the initiative PositiveGAZA CITY Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administrations longawaited Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction/palestinians-reject-kushner-economy-first-approach-to-mideast-peace-idUSKCN1TN0KS2019-06-23
Trumps longpromised Deal of the peace plan has hit a political nerve in Jordan where millions of citizens of Palestinian refugee origin live alongside native Jordanians PositiveAMMAN Jordan said on Saturday it will send its deputy finance minister to attend the U.S.sponsored Bahrain conference on Palestinian economic development next week http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-jordan/deputy-finance-minister-to-lead-jordan-delegation-to-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TN0M22019-06-23
U.S. President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner and Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt are to unveil the economic part of Trumps longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan during the Manama summit PositiveAMMAN Jordan said on Saturday it will send its deputy finance minister to attend the U.S.sponsored Bahrain conference on Palestinian economic development next week http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-jordan/deputy-finance-minister-to-lead-jordan-delegation-to-bahrain-conference-idUSKCN1TN0M22019-06-23
Veteran Palestinian negotiator Hanan Ashrawi dismissed the proposals on Saturday These are all intentions these are all abstract and said only a political solution would solve the conflict NegativeWASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
WASHINGTON The Trump administrations billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and construction of a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administrations billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and construction of a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
WASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza PositiveWASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
What Kushner hopes however is that the Saudis and other Gulf delegates will like what they hear enough to urge Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to consider the plan PositiveWASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
U.S. President Donald Trumps longpromised Deal of the peace plan has hit a political nerve in Jordan where millions of citizens of Palestinian refugee origin live alongside native Jordanians PositiveAMMAN Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washingtons peace plan to end the ArabIsraeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jordan-protests/hundreds-of-jordanian-islamists-protest-against-trump-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TM1QQ2019-06-22
While the kingdom has a peace deal with Israel and maintains strong security ties many Jordanians resent Israel and identify with the Palestinian aspirations for statehood NeutralAMMAN Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washingtons peace plan to end the ArabIsraeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jordan-protests/hundreds-of-jordanian-islamists-protest-against-trump-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TM1QQ2019-06-22
Im sure that better times are coming for all of said Bukele a 37yearold entrepreneur of Palestinian descent who took office this month PositiveTAPACHULA Mexico Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a program funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-el-salvador/mexico-promotes-tree-diplomacy-with-el-salvador-to-boost-poor-areas-idUSKCN1TM0CS2019-06-21
Hightech provides a unique opportunity for Palestinians whose universities produced around 3000 engineers in 2018 Tahboub said PositiveRAWABI West AVIV Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-tech/palestinian-contractors-poised-for-riches-from-israeli-tech-firms-takeover-idUSKCN1TI0QX2019-06-18
In Manama Kushner and President Donald Trumps Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt are to unveil the economic part of Trumps longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan PositiveWASHINGTON The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical a senior administration official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-middleeast/white-house-will-not-invite-israeli-officials-to-bahrain-event-senior-u-s-official-idUSKCN1TI29D2019-06-18
Mursi had been in court for a hearing on charges of espionage emanating from suspected contacts with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas which had close ties to the Brotherhood NegativeCAIRO Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi the first democratically elected head of state in Egypts modern history died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-mursi/egypts-ousted-islamist-president-mursi-dies-after-collapsing-in-court-idUSKCN1TI21T2019-06-18
Palestinian President Mohammed Abbas has heaped scorn on the conference and urged Arab governments not to attend NegativeWASHINGTON The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical a senior administration official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-middleeast/white-house-will-not-invite-israeli-officials-to-bahrain-event-senior-u-s-official-idUSKCN1TI29D2019-06-18
RAWABI West AVIV Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a PositiveRAWABI West AVIV Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-tech/palestinian-contractors-poised-for-riches-from-israeli-tech-firms-takeover-idUSKCN1TI0QX2019-06-18
The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said Mursi had served Egypt and the nation and the Palestinian cause NeutralCAIRO Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi the first democratically elected head of state in Egypts modern history died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-egypt-mursi/egypts-ousted-islamist-president-mursi-dies-after-collapsing-in-court-idUSKCN1TI21T2019-06-18
WASHINGTON The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical a senior administration official said on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical a senior administration official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-middleeast/white-house-will-not-invite-israeli-officials-to-bahrain-event-senior-u-s-official-idUSKCN1TI29D2019-06-18
Waldman hopes the two companies collaboration will help improve relations and reduce tensions between Israelis and Palestinians PositiveRAWABI West AVIV Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-tech/palestinian-contractors-poised-for-riches-from-israeli-tech-firms-takeover-idUSKCN1TI0QX2019-06-18
JERUSALEM Israelis will attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday PositiveJERUSALEM Israelis will attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israel-to-attend-u-s-led-palestinian-conference-idUSKCN1TH0IN2019-06-17
Palestinian leaders have spurned the conference alleging proIsraeli bias from Washington NegativeJERUSALEM Israelis will attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israel-to-attend-u-s-led-palestinian-conference-idUSKCN1TH0IN2019-06-17
The political upheaval appears to have put a spanner in the works of a longawaited U.S. proposal for IsraeliPalestinian peace NegativeBERUCHIM Golan Heights Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus political stumbles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-trump/israel-launches-trump-heights-on-golan-but-construction-may-lag-idUSKCN1TH0P02019-06-17
U.S. officials have said they are inviting economy and finance ministers as well as business leaders to Bahrain to discuss investment in the Palestinian territories PositiveJERUSALEM Israelis will attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israel-to-attend-u-s-led-palestinian-conference-idUSKCN1TH0IN2019-06-17
JERUSALEM Israel expects to attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday PositiveJERUSALEM Israel expects to attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israel-expects-to-attend-u-s-led-palestinian-conference-idUSKCN1TH0IN2019-06-16
SDEROT Israel Israeli aircraft attacked a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after a Palestinian rocket strike the Israeli military said in the first serious crossborder flareup since a surge in fighting last month NegativeSDEROT Israel Israeli aircraft attacked a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after a Palestinian rocket strike the Israeli military said in the first serious crossborder flareup since a surge in fighting last month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-strikes-hamas-in-gaza-calling-attack-response-to-rocket-fire-idUSKCN1TE0NB2019-06-14
As far as we see right now there is a disconnect between the Palestinians and the Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman alThani said told reporters in London PositiveLONDON Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner-qatar/qatar-says-u-s-needs-palestinians-on-board-for-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TA0NE2019-06-10
LONDON Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians NegativeLONDON Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner-qatar/qatar-says-u-s-needs-palestinians-on-board-for-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TA0NE2019-06-10
Our position remains very We are going to support any plan that the Palestinians are willing to accept PositiveLONDON Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner-qatar/qatar-says-u-s-needs-palestinians-on-board-for-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TA0NE2019-06-10
JERUSALEM The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank land that the Palestinians seek for a state in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank land that the Palestinians seek for a state in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-envoy-in-interview-does-not-rule-out-israeli-annexation-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1T90MP2019-06-09
Responding to Friedmans interview Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat Their vision is about annexation of occupied territory a war crime under international law NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank land that the Palestinians seek for a state in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-envoy-in-interview-does-not-rule-out-israeli-annexation-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1T90MP2019-06-09
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-egypt/sisi-says-egypt-will-not-accept-anything-against-palestinian-wishes-idUSKCN1T30SP2019-06-03
It envisages an expansion of Gaza into parts of northern Sinai under Egyptian control Palestinian officials have told Reuters PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-egypt/sisi-says-egypt-will-not-accept-anything-against-palestinian-wishes-idUSKCN1T30SP2019-06-03
Nevertheless they say it succeeds because the Palestinian characters are nuanced and complex NeutralTEL AVIV an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-entertainment-fauda/israeli-thriller-series-fauda-digs-in-for-darker-third-season-idUSKCN1T30KI2019-06-03
Palestinians they hope could enjoy it too PositiveTEL AVIV an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-entertainment-fauda/israeli-thriller-series-fauda-digs-in-for-darker-third-season-idUSKCN1T30KI2019-06-03
Referring to the U.S. plan Sisi said that Egypt will not accept anything that the Palestinians do not PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-egypt/sisi-says-egypt-will-not-accept-anything-against-palestinian-wishes-idUSKCN1T30SP2019-06-03
Some proPalestinian activists have called for a boycott of Netflix for broadcasting it NegativeTEL AVIV an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-entertainment-fauda/israeli-thriller-series-fauda-digs-in-for-darker-third-season-idUSKCN1T30KI2019-06-03
TEL AVIV an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season PositiveTEL AVIV an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-entertainment-fauda/israeli-thriller-series-fauda-digs-in-for-darker-third-season-idUSKCN1T30KI2019-06-03
Yet Yasmeen Serhan a Palestinian writer in London wrote in the Atlantic that she found herself unable to stop watching even though it sometimes had me yelling at the NegativeTEL AVIV an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-entertainment-fauda/israeli-thriller-series-fauda-digs-in-for-darker-third-season-idUSKCN1T30KI2019-06-03
Irans Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washingtons longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed it NegativeDUBAI May 31 Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual Quds in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the deal of the century http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-iran/iranians-march-to-back-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSL8N2371CB2019-06-02
It backs Palestinian and Lebanese Islamist militant groups opposed to peace with Israel which Tehran refuses to recognise NegativeDUBAI May 31 Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual Quds in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the deal of the century http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-iran/iranians-march-to-back-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSL8N2371CB2019-06-02
It backs Palestinian and Lebanese Islamist militant groups opposed to peace with Israel which Tehran refuses to recognize NegativeTens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual Quds in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan that U.S. President Donald Trump has touted as the deal of the http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-iran/iranians-iraqis-march-to-back-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSKCN1T10TM2019-06-02
Palestinian officials have already spurned the plan believing it will be heavily biased in favour of Israel NegativeDUBAI May 31 Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual Quds in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the deal of the century http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-iran/iranians-march-to-back-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSL8N2371CB2019-06-02
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have said they will participate in a planned Bahrain conference to encourage investment in the Palestinian territories by Arab countries as part of the plan PositiveTens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual Quds in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan that U.S. President Donald Trump has touted as the deal of the http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-iran/iranians-iraqis-march-to-back-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSKCN1T10TM2019-06-02
Speakers at rallies in Iran vowed that Palestinians would defeat Israel NegativeTens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual Quds in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan that U.S. President Donald Trump has touted as the deal of the http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-iran/iranians-iraqis-march-to-back-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSKCN1T10TM2019-06-02
And Jordan fears a Trumpbacked Israel is returning to an old Jordan is Palestine and that is where the Palestinians of the West Bank should go they say NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
BEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
Big projects such as an airport a seaport an industrial zone and power stations are envisaged Palestinian sources briefed on the plan said PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
But his father King Salman has twice said there will be no deal unless Israel meets Palestinian rights to a state NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
CAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-summit-palestinians-oic/oic-summit-condemns-any-decision-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKCN1T22UY2019-06-01
Hanan Ashrawi a moderate Palestinian leader tweeted that the Kushner plan and the Bahrain conference were just a handout to make our captivity PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
He said positive economic proposals could be lost by the attempt to skirt around Palestinian rights PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
In practice they have already started implementing deal of the the senior Palestinian leader said on the ground step by PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
Oman said anything that precludes the establishment of a Palestinian state will not be acceptable NeutralBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
Palestinian businessmen have opposed the Bahrain gathering despite a plea by Washington to attend saying their political demands must be addressed in any peace plan PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
Qatar said economic prosperity cannot be achieved without political solutions acceptable to Palestinians NeutralBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
Salman also said the Palestinian cause represented a core issue for the OIC and that the kingdom refused any measures that touch on the historical and legal position of East Jerusalem NegativeSaudi Arabias King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iranbacked groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-oic-attacks/saudi-king-says-attacks-by-iran-backed-groups-threaten-global-oil-idUSKCN1T12Q22019-06-01
That is why this American project is one senior Palestinian leader told Reuters PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
The OIC also refused to accept any proposal for peaceful settlement that did not accord with Palestinians legitimate inalienable rights the final statement said NegativeCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-summit-palestinians-oic/oic-summit-condemns-any-decision-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKCN1T22UY2019-06-01
The OIC stressed the importance of amassing support for the budget of the Palestinian government to continue its work PositiveCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-summit-palestinians-oic/oic-summit-condemns-any-decision-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKCN1T22UY2019-06-01
The Palestinian and Arab officials briefed on the Kushner Trump plan said its political contours as explained to them look like nonstarters unless there is a peace deal PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
The Palestinian cause is being liquidated no Jerusalem no right of return for refugees no sovereign state NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Mecca on Saturday adding the kingdom refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of East NegativeThe Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Mecca on Saturday adding the kingdom refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-oic-palestinians/saudi-king-salman-we-refuse-any-measures-that-touch-on-position-of-east-jerusalem-idUSKCN1T12P62019-06-01
The Palestinians are not buying it NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
The plan doesnt give justice to the Palestinians PositiveBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
deal as outlined so far has been dismissed by President Mahmoud Abbas westernbacked Palestinian Authority in the Israelioccupied West Bank NeutralBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
story corrects to say the Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation not for Saudi Arabia in the lead NegativeThe Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Mecca on Saturday adding the kingdom refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-oic-palestinians/saudi-king-salman-we-refuse-any-measures-that-touch-on-position-of-east-jerusalem-idUSKCN1T12P62019-06-01
was rejected by the Islamist Hamas movement which does not recognize Israels right to exist and has only given conditional consent to a state in the occupied Palestinian territories NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
A spokesman added that the Palestinian was killed NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem on Friday wounding one of them critically before being shot dead by police an Israeli police spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-stabbing/palestinian-stabs-israelis-shot-dead-by-police-spokesman-idUSKCN1T10KS2019-05-31
JERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem on Friday wounding one of them critically before being shot dead by police an Israeli police spokesman said NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem on Friday wounding one of them critically before being shot dead by police an Israeli police spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-stabbing/palestinian-stabs-israelis-shot-dead-by-police-spokesman-idUSKCN1T10KS2019-05-31
King Salman also told the gathering that the Palestinian cause would remain the Arab worlds top priority until the establishment of an independent state with east Jerusalem as its PositiveMECCA Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabias king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-mideast/saudi-arabia-says-decisive-arab-stand-needed-against-iranian-actions-idUSKCN1T02NR2019-05-31
The final communique said regional stability required the establishment of an independent Palestinian state along 1967 borders to include Gaza the West Bank and East Jerusalem PositiveMECCA Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabias king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit/saudi-arabia-says-firm-stand-needed-to-deter-iran-iraq-demurs-idUSKCN1T00OC2019-05-31
AMMAN Jordans King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveAMMAN Jordans King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-jordan/jordans-king-tells-trump-adviser-peace-possible-only-with-a-palestinian-state-idUSKCN1SZ1TH2019-05-30
This particular operation was largely focused on promoting antiSaudi antiIsraeli and proPalestinian according to the report by FireEye NegativeA network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-socialmedia/fake-social-media-accounts-spread-pro-iran-messages-during-u-s-midterms-fireeye-idUSKCN1SY26Q2019-05-30
Participants in the conference in Manama are expected to include 300 to 400 representatives and business executives from Europe the Middle East and Asia and possibly some Palestinian business leaders PositiveWASHINGTON Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians a White House official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-envoys-kushner-greenblatt-in-middle-east-to-seek-support-for-peace-plan-idUSKCN1SY1F22019-05-29
The Russian foreign ministry took a dim view of the conference in a statement on Tuesday saying the United States was attempting to impose an vision of the PalestinianIsraeli settlement NegativeWASHINGTON Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians a White House official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-envoys-kushner-greenblatt-in-middle-east-to-seek-support-for-peace-plan-idUSKCN1SY1F22019-05-29
WASHINGTON Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians a White House official said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians a White House official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-envoys-kushner-greenblatt-in-middle-east-to-seek-support-for-peace-plan-idUSKCN1SY1F22019-05-29
In his speech Netanyahu welcomed the supportive remarks of Trump with whom he has been in lockstep over policies towards the Palestinians and Israels Iranian foe PositiveJERUSALEM Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus efforts to form a government after last months national ballot remained deadlocked http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-politics/israel-moves-towards-new-vote-as-netanyahu-struggles-to-form-government-idUSKCN1SX1JM2019-05-28
Lieberman who resigned his defense post in Netanyahus outgoing cabinet last November over policy towards the Palestinian enclave of Gaza said he was acting only out of principle NegativeJERUSALEM Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus efforts to form a government after last months national ballot remained deadlocked http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-politics/israel-moves-towards-new-vote-as-netanyahu-struggles-to-form-government-idUSKCN1SX1JM2019-05-28
The Palestinian Authority and Russia had also offered help he said PositiveJERUSALEM Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-wildfires/europeans-and-egypt-send-air-support-as-israel-battles-wildfires-idUSKCN1SU12J2019-05-25
GAZA The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a U.S. proposal to have host countries take over the services it provides across the Middle East PositiveGAZA The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a U.S. proposal to have host countries take over the services it provides across the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-usa/u-n-agency-aiding-palestinians-rejects-u-s-bid-to-strip-it-of-mandate-idUSKCN1ST1O52019-05-24
Since Trump assumed office in 2017 Palestinians have grown concerned that he intends to bring about UNRWAs demise NegativeGAZA The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a U.S. proposal to have host countries take over the services it provides across the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-usa/u-n-agency-aiding-palestinians-rejects-u-s-bid-to-strip-it-of-mandate-idUSKCN1ST1O52019-05-24
U.S. ally Israel says the work of UNRWA short for United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East only perpetuates the plight of Palestinians NegativeGAZA The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a U.S. proposal to have host countries take over the services it provides across the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-usa/u-n-agency-aiding-palestinians-rejects-u-s-bid-to-strip-it-of-mandate-idUSKCN1ST1O52019-05-24
Bashar Masri a Palestinian businessman and founder of Rawabi the first Palestinian planned city in the West Bank has also turned down an invitation PositivePalestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner-outreach/palestinian-business-leaders-to-boycott-u-s-economic-conference-idUSKCN1SR2182019-05-22
Israeli newspapers reported that at least one Palestinian businessman Ashraf Jabari from Hebron had ignored the boycott calls and accepted an invitation to attend PositivePalestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner-outreach/palestinian-business-leaders-to-boycott-u-s-economic-conference-idUSKCN1SR2182019-05-22
Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan NeutralPalestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner-outreach/palestinian-business-leaders-to-boycott-u-s-economic-conference-idUSKCN1SR2182019-05-22
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the future capital of any Palestinian state NeutralCAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 2526 Peace to economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-bahrain-emirates/uae-welcomes-peace-to-prosperity-economic-workshop-hosted-in-bahrain-along-with-u-s-idUSKCN1SR2IC2019-05-22
The Trump administration has cast the conference as an overture to its own plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians PositiveCAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 2526 Peace to economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-bahrain-emirates/uae-welcomes-peace-to-prosperity-economic-workshop-hosted-in-bahrain-along-with-u-s-idUSKCN1SR2IC2019-05-22
The UAE reiterates its support for the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its the statement added PositiveCAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 2526 Peace to economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-bahrain-emirates/uae-welcomes-peace-to-prosperity-economic-workshop-hosted-in-bahrain-along-with-u-s-idUSKCN1SR2IC2019-05-22
The 60yearold singer who is a follower of the mystical form of Judaism called Kabbalah had faced criticism from proPalestinian activists for performing at the event NegativeTEL AVIV The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident despite calls by proPalestinian groups to boycott the event http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision/netherlands-wins-eurovision-contest-madonna-flag-display-causes-stir-idUSKCN1SO0RP2019-05-21
A second U.S. official declined to say whether Israeli and Palestinian officials were likely to take part NegativeWASHINGTON The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trumps longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip senior U.S. officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-economy/u-s-to-encourage-investment-in-palestinians-as-first-part-of-peace-plan-idUSKCN1SP0OY2019-05-20
But the senior U.S. official said several Palestinian business leaders have shown a lot of in the conference NeutralWASHINGTON The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trumps longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip senior U.S. officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-economy/u-s-to-encourage-investment-in-palestinians-as-first-part-of-peace-plan-idUSKCN1SP0OY2019-05-20
In earlier remarks to Eurovision fan site wiwibloggs Hannigan had criticized Israels settlements and what he described as its in occupied Palestinian territory NegativeJERUSALEM The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Icelands band could draw from the events organizers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/israeli-host-expecting-eurovision-punishment-for-icelands-palestinian-flag-display-idUSKCN1SP0G12019-05-20
JERUSALEM The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Icelands band could draw from the events organizers NegativeJERUSALEM The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Icelands band could draw from the events organizers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/israeli-host-expecting-eurovision-punishment-for-icelands-palestinian-flag-display-idUSKCN1SP0G12019-05-20
Palestinian civil society overwhelmingly rejects figleaf gestures of solidarity from international artists crossing our peaceful picket line the campaigners said on Twitter NegativeJERUSALEM The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Icelands band could draw from the events organizers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/israeli-host-expecting-eurovision-punishment-for-icelands-palestinian-flag-display-idUSKCN1SP0G12019-05-20
Their flag display did not impress the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic Cultural Boycott of Israel which had urged countries to shun the Tel Aviv Eurovision NegativeJERUSALEM The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Icelands band could draw from the events organizers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/israeli-host-expecting-eurovision-punishment-for-icelands-palestinian-flag-display-idUSKCN1SP0G12019-05-20
Trump has touted the coming plan as the deal of the but Palestinian officials have rebuked the U.S. effort which they believe will be heavily biased in favor of Israel PositiveWASHINGTON The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trumps longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip senior U.S. officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-economy/u-s-to-encourage-investment-in-palestinians-as-first-part-of-peace-plan-idUSKCN1SP0OY2019-05-20
WASHINGTON The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trumps longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip senior U.S. officials said on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trumps longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip senior U.S. officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-economy/u-s-to-encourage-investment-in-palestinians-as-first-part-of-peace-plan-idUSKCN1SP0OY2019-05-20
Hamas a Palestinian Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip had no immediate comment NeutralTEL AVIV Israels webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of explosions in host city Tel Aviv which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas militants http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/israels-eurovision-webcast-hacked-with-animated-blast-images-idUSKCN1SL0RN2019-05-17
Israels hosting of the 2019 version of the European music competition has drawn proPalestinian boycott calls to protest against Israeli policies NegativeTEL AVIV Israels webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of explosions in host city Tel Aviv which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas militants http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/israels-eurovision-webcast-hacked-with-animated-blast-images-idUSKCN1SL0RN2019-05-17
May 15 is traditionally the day Palestinians mark the NeutralTEL AVIV The Eurovision Song Contest has found few fans in a famous mosque in the Israeli host city where worshippers have complained that the gaudy festivities are disrupting their observances of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel-palestinians/eurovision-village-partying-upsets-nearby-mosque-worshippers-in-ramadan-idUSKCN1SL1FG2019-05-17
Mohammad alAkra a Palestinian labourer from the occupied West Bank who prays at Hassan Bek said the were throwing parties where people drink alcohol and NegativeTEL AVIV The Eurovision Song Contest has found few fans in a famous mosque in the Israeli host city where worshippers have complained that the gaudy festivities are disrupting their observances of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel-palestinians/eurovision-village-partying-upsets-nearby-mosque-worshippers-in-ramadan-idUSKCN1SL1FG2019-05-17
Palestinians and their foreign supporters have called so far fruitlessly on countries to shun the Tel Aviv songfest as part of wider efforts to isolate Israel internationally NegativeTEL AVIV Israels webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of explosions in host city Tel Aviv which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas militants http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/israels-eurovision-webcast-hacked-with-animated-blast-images-idUSKCN1SL0RN2019-05-17
The 41country songfest has been a focus of proPalestinian boycott calls and some Muslims fasting daily as part of Ramadan resent the carousing of scantily clad Eurovision enthusiasts NegativeTEL AVIV The Eurovision Song Contest has found few fans in a famous mosque in the Israeli host city where worshippers have complained that the gaudy festivities are disrupting their observances of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel-palestinians/eurovision-village-partying-upsets-nearby-mosque-worshippers-in-ramadan-idUSKCN1SL1FG2019-05-17
The singers Ray of Light foundation which promotes social justice and womens empowerment worldwide supports a number of Palestinian projects PositiveLOS ANGELES Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see a new path toward peace http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-madonna/madonna-on-eurovision-says-she-wont-bow-to-suit-someones-political-agenda-idUSKCN1SK0NS2019-05-15
On the Yahoo News podcast last week Tlaib was asked about her support for a onestate solution to the conflict between Israel and Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-holocaust/democratic-leaders-back-muslim-lawmaker-after-holocaust-comments-idUSKCN1SJ2H82019-05-14
TEL AVIV Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Avivs Culture on Sunday for the opening ceremony of Eurovision 2019 brushing aside security concerns and calls for a proPalestinian boycott NegativeTEL AVIV Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Avivs Culture on Sunday for the opening ceremony of Eurovision 2019 brushing aside security concerns and calls for a proPalestinian boycott http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel/eurovision-contestants-walk-the-orange-carpet-in-tel-aviv-idUSKCN1SI0JJ2019-05-13
A rightwing coalition in Israel would likely oppose any proposed territorial concessions to the Palestinians who are boycotting the Trump administration over what they see as its proIsrael bias NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will ask Israels president for more time to form a new government a spokesman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-politics/israels-netanyahu-to-ask-for-more-time-to-form-government-spokesman-idUSKCN1SH0LH2019-05-12
BDS activists describe their campaign as a nonviolent Palestinianled international movement inspired by South African antiapartheid activism PositiveJERUSALEM Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel-preparations/israel-counters-eurovision-boycott-campaign-with-google-ads-idUSKCN1SG11L2019-05-12
GAZA Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian on Friday during weekly protests along the border with Israel Gaza health officials said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian on Friday during weekly protests along the border with Israel Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-at-gaza-border-protest-medics-idUSKCN1SG20U2019-05-11
Saudi Arabia has assured Arab allies it would not endorse any U.S. plan that fails to meet key Palestinian concerns NegativeWASHINGTON Donald Trumps Middle East envoy is accusing the Palestinian leadership of trying to kill the U.S. presidents IsraeliPalestinian peace plan even before its unveiling and urges them instead to hold fire until they see the details saying it would be a mistake to declare it dead on arrival http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-envoy/u-s-envoy-says-palestinian-leaders-seek-to-kill-peace-plan-should-hold-fire-idUSKCN1SG1Y92019-05-11
They have said they expect Israelis and Palestinians will both be critical of some of the proposals NegativeWASHINGTON Donald Trumps Middle East envoy is accusing the Palestinian leadership of trying to kill the U.S. presidents IsraeliPalestinian peace plan even before its unveiling and urges them instead to hold fire until they see the details saying it would be a mistake to declare it dead on arrival http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-envoy/u-s-envoy-says-palestinian-leaders-seek-to-kill-peace-plan-should-hold-fire-idUSKCN1SG1Y92019-05-11
WASHINGTON Donald Trumps Middle East envoy is accusing the Palestinian leadership of trying to kill the U.S. presidents IsraeliPalestinian peace plan even before its unveiling and urges them instead to hold fire until they see the details saying it would be a mistake to declare it dead on arrival NegativeWASHINGTON Donald Trumps Middle East envoy is accusing the Palestinian leadership of trying to kill the U.S. presidents IsraeliPalestinian peace plan even before its unveiling and urges them instead to hold fire until they see the details saying it would be a mistake to declare it dead on arrival http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-envoy/u-s-envoy-says-palestinian-leaders-seek-to-kill-peace-plan-should-hold-fire-idUSKCN1SG1Y92019-05-11
His generation had to struggle to find their roots within a country that emphasized the majoritys narrative he said while a younger generation took their Palestinianness for granted NegativeKHUBBAYZA Israel Loudspeakers blared nationalist Arabic music across hillsides in northern Israel on Thursday as children ran across a field waving Palestinian flags http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-identity/in-israel-members-of-arab-minority-embrace-palestinian-identity-idUSKCN1SF20R2019-05-10
The event is a celebration of Palestinian identity that Arab politicians and academics say reflects a change in thinking over the decades PositiveKHUBBAYZA Israel Loudspeakers blared nationalist Arabic music across hillsides in northern Israel on Thursday as children ran across a field waving Palestinian flags http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-nakba-identity/in-israel-members-of-arab-minority-embrace-palestinian-identity-idUSKCN1SF20R2019-05-10
GENEVA A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years Jamie McGoldrick the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory told reporters on Wednesday NegativeGENEVA A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years Jamie McGoldrick the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory told reporters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/health-funding-gap-means-1700-in-gaza-may-face-amputations-u-n-idUSKCN1SE2AL2019-05-09
McGoldrick said 29000 Palestinians had been wounded in protests in the past year and 7000 of them had gunshot wounds mostly in the lower legs NegativeGENEVA A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years Jamie McGoldrick the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory told reporters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/health-funding-gap-means-1700-in-gaza-may-face-amputations-u-n-idUSKCN1SE2AL2019-05-09
A ceasefire to end a surge of deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel took hold on Monday after hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes NegativeA ceasefire to end a surge of deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel took hold on Monday after hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/gaza-israel-border-falls-quiet-as-ceasefire-takes-hold-idUSKCN1SB03J2019-05-07
A deadly surge in violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight and Palestinian officials reported that Egypt had mediated a truce early on Monday NegativeA deadly surge in violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight and Palestinian officials reported that Egypt had mediated a truce early on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinians-report-gaza-truce-with-israel-as-violence-ebbs-idUSKCN1SB03J2019-05-06
Egypt has stepped up its efforts with Hamas the Islamic Jihad and Israel but there is no conclusion said a Palestinian official familiar with Cairos mediation efforts NeutralGaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed four people http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/gaza-israel-violence-flares-into-second-day-with-rocket-attacks-air-strikes-idUSKCN1SA0702019-05-05
BDS which was launched in 2005 and is led by Palestinian campaigners describes itself as a global movement to pressure Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian territories NegativeTEL AVIV As Song Contest 2019 banners go up across Tel Aviv behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international proPalestinian boycott movement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-eurovision/in-tel-aviv-eurovision-songfest-braces-for-pro-palestinian-boycott-protests-idUSKCN1S90DJ2019-05-03
Greenblatt has said U.S. negotiators expect Israelis and Palestinians will both be critical of some parts of the plan PositiveBy Steve Holland and David Alexander http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-kushner/kushner-hopes-israel-will-look-at-peace-plan-before-any-west-bank-moves-idUSKCN1S82ES2019-05-03
Palestinians have voiced skepticism about the effort led by Trumps soninlaw who was a real estate developer before joining his fatherinlaw as a senior White House adviser PositiveBy Steve Holland and David Alexander http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-kushner/kushner-hopes-israel-will-look-at-peace-plan-before-any-west-bank-moves-idUSKCN1S82ES2019-05-03
TEL AVIV As Song Contest 2019 banners go up across Tel Aviv behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international proPalestinian boycott movement NegativeTEL AVIV As Song Contest 2019 banners go up across Tel Aviv behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international proPalestinian boycott movement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-eurovision/in-tel-aviv-eurovision-songfest-braces-for-pro-palestinian-boycott-protests-idUSKCN1S90DJ2019-05-03
The BDS dismissed the allegations as propaganda intended to cover up Israels war crimes against Palestinians and decadesold system of military NegativeTEL AVIV As Song Contest 2019 banners go up across Tel Aviv behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international proPalestinian boycott movement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-eurovision/in-tel-aviv-eurovision-songfest-braces-for-pro-palestinian-boycott-protests-idUSKCN1S90DJ2019-05-03
The Palestinians have refused to talk to the U.S. side since Trump decided to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel NegativeBy Steve Holland and David Alexander http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-kushner/kushner-hopes-israel-will-look-at-peace-plan-before-any-west-bank-moves-idUSKCN1S82ES2019-05-03
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip all territory Israel captured in 1967 NegativeBy Steve Holland and David Alexander http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-kushner/kushner-hopes-israel-will-look-at-peace-plan-before-any-west-bank-moves-idUSKCN1S82ES2019-05-03
He said he wanted Hasans body sent home and urged Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and world powers to investigate his fathers death NegativeISTANBUL A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison the Istanbul prosecutors office said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-emirates/turkey-says-uae-spy-suspect-committed-suicide-in-prison-idUSKCN1S50DV2019-04-30
But U.S.brokered peace talks collapsed in 2014 partly over the expansion of Israeli settlements in occupied territory Palestinians seek for their state NegativeJERUSALEM An architect of a stillsecret U.S. plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday to disclose another element that it would not contain a confederation with neighboring Jordan http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-plan-doesnt-include-jordan-palestinian-union-u-s-envoy-idUSKCN1S02BR2019-04-25
In a lastminute election campaign promise that angered Palestinians Netanyahu said he planned to annex Jewish settlements in the West Bank if he was again chosen as Israels leader NegativeJERUSALEM An architect of a stillsecret U.S. plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday to disclose another element that it would not contain a confederation with neighboring Jordan http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-plan-doesnt-include-jordan-palestinian-union-u-s-envoy-idUSKCN1S02BR2019-04-25
JERUSALEM An architect of a stillsecret U.S. plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday to disclose another element that it would not contain a confederation with neighboring Jordan NegativeJERUSALEM An architect of a stillsecret U.S. plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday to disclose another element that it would not contain a confederation with neighboring Jordan http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-plan-doesnt-include-jordan-palestinian-union-u-s-envoy-idUSKCN1S02BR2019-04-25
On Wednesday Greenblatt denied that the plan envisages a confederation involving Jordan Israel and the Palestinian Authority which administers limited selfrule in the occupied West Bank NegativeJERUSALEM An architect of a stillsecret U.S. plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday to disclose another element that it would not contain a confederation with neighboring Jordan http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-plan-doesnt-include-jordan-palestinian-union-u-s-envoy-idUSKCN1S02BR2019-04-25
Palestinian leaders have called for the establishment of an independent state alongside Israel in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveJERUSALEM An architect of a stillsecret U.S. plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday to disclose another element that it would not contain a confederation with neighboring Jordan http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-plan-doesnt-include-jordan-palestinian-union-u-s-envoy-idUSKCN1S02BR2019-04-25
It is unclear whether the plan will propose outright the creation of a Palestinian state the Palestinians core demand NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypts Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians an American envoy said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/u-s-mideast-plan-will-not-include-land-transfer-from-egypts-sinai-envoy-idUSKCN1RV16Q2019-04-20
JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypts Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians an American envoy said on Friday NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypts Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians an American envoy said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/u-s-mideast-plan-will-not-include-land-transfer-from-egypts-sinai-envoy-idUSKCN1RV16Q2019-04-20
Unclear is whether the plan will propose outright the creation of a Palestinian state the Palestinians core demand NegativeWASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner urged a group of ambassadors on Wednesday to keep an open about President Donald Trumps upcoming Middle East peace proposal and said it will require compromises from both sides a source familiar with his remarks said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/kushner-urges-open-mind-on-upcoming-mideast-plan-source-idUSKCN1RT1XJ2019-04-18
It describes itself as a democratic movement opposed to Israels occupation of Palestinian territory PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the backing of a majority of parliament members on Tuesday to form a new government after the April 9 election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-politics-explainer/explainer-israeli-election-with-the-final-count-in-who-won-and-who-lost-idUSKCN1RS1UF2019-04-17
Its other policies included proposals to annex the West Bank the voluntary of Palestinians to other countries and the eventual construction of a third Jewish temple NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the backing of a majority of parliament members on Tuesday to form a new government after the April 9 election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-politics-explainer/explainer-israeli-election-with-the-final-count-in-who-won-and-who-lost-idUSKCN1RS1UF2019-04-17
JERUSALEM The director of the Israeli office of Human Rights Watch on Tuesday lost his appeal against deportation having been accused of promoting proPalestinian boycotts of Israel the Justice Ministry said NegativeJERUSALEM The director of the Israeli office of Human Rights Watch on Tuesday lost his appeal against deportation having been accused of promoting proPalestinian boycotts of Israel the Justice Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-rights/israeli-court-upholds-deportation-of-human-rights-watch-official-idUSKCN1RS24F2019-04-17
Many Likud members of parliament oppose the creation of a Palestinian state and during the election Netanyahu said he would annex Israels settlements in the West Bank NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the backing of a majority of parliament members on Tuesday to form a new government after the April 9 election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-politics-explainer/explainer-israeli-election-with-the-final-count-in-who-won-and-who-lost-idUSKCN1RS1UF2019-04-17
Popular with liberal middleclass Israelis it advocates a twostate solution with the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the backing of a majority of parliament members on Tuesday to form a new government after the April 9 election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-politics-explainer/explainer-israeli-election-with-the-final-count-in-who-won-and-who-lost-idUSKCN1RS1UF2019-04-17
The Palestinians and many countries consider settlements to be illegal under international law NegativeJERUSALEM The director of the Israeli office of Human Rights Watch on Tuesday lost his appeal against deportation having been accused of promoting proPalestinian boycotts of Israel the Justice Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-rights/israeli-court-upholds-deportation-of-human-rights-watch-official-idUSKCN1RS24F2019-04-17
Palestinian leaders said Israel was being empowered by U.S. President Donald Trump to violate national and human rights of the people of NegativeRAMALLAH GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday swore in a new government headed by a loyalist from his dominant Fatah party a move rejected by his Islamist rival Hamas as a blow to unity efforts http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics/new-palestinian-government-sworn-in-amid-factional-tensions-idUSKCN1RP0KM2019-04-14
Shtayyeh a former government minister has been part of a number of Palestinian negotiating teams in the United Statesbrokered talks with Israel PositiveRAMALLAH GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday swore in a new government headed by a loyalist from his dominant Fatah party a move rejected by his Islamist rival Hamas as a blow to unity efforts http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics/new-palestinian-government-sworn-in-amid-factional-tensions-idUSKCN1RP0KM2019-04-14
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said in a statement that this signals the complicity of the company with the systematic denial of our inalienable right to NegativeJERUSALEM Airbnbs decision not to go ahead with excluding Jewish settlements in the West Bank from its accommodation listings Palestinian condemnation on Wednesday and accusations that it was helping to perpetuate Israeli occupation http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/palestinians-condemn-airbnb-about-face-on-delisting-israeli-settlements-idUSKCN1RM2F42019-04-11
Cloaked in secrecy is whether the plan will propose outright the creation of a Palestinian state the Palestinians core demand PositiveWASHINGTON In a White House where no secret is safe for long one development has remained stubbornly confidential the contents of a Middle East peace plan authored by President Donald Trumps advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinian-trump/in-leaky-white-house-trump-team-keeps-middle-east-peace-plan-secret-idUSKCN1RM2GQ2019-04-11
If it includes Israeli concessions to the Palestinians Netanyahus probable farright coalition allies will probably object NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured a clear path to reelection on Wednesday with religiousrightist parties set to hand him a parliamentary majority and his main challenger conceding defeat http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-election/israels-netanyahu-wins-re-election-main-challenger-concedes-defeat-idUSKCN1RL00K2019-04-11
JERUSALEM Airbnbs decision not to go ahead with excluding Jewish settlements in the West Bank from its accommodation listings Palestinian condemnation on Wednesday and accusations that it was helping to perpetuate Israeli occupation NegativeJERUSALEM Airbnbs decision not to go ahead with excluding Jewish settlements in the West Bank from its accommodation listings Palestinian condemnation on Wednesday and accusations that it was helping to perpetuate Israeli occupation http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/palestinians-condemn-airbnb-about-face-on-delisting-israeli-settlements-idUSKCN1RM2F42019-04-11
Palestinians reject Trumps proIsrael policies NegativeWASHINGTON In a White House where no secret is safe for long one development has remained stubbornly confidential the contents of a Middle East peace plan authored by President Donald Trumps advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinian-trump/in-leaky-white-house-trump-team-keeps-middle-east-peace-plan-secret-idUSKCN1RM2GQ2019-04-11
Their proposal addresses such core political issues as the status of Jerusalem and separately aims at helping the Palestinians strengthen their economy PositiveWASHINGTON In a White House where no secret is safe for long one development has remained stubbornly confidential the contents of a Middle East peace plan authored by President Donald Trumps advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinian-trump/in-leaky-white-house-trump-team-keeps-middle-east-peace-plan-secret-idUSKCN1RM2GQ2019-04-11
BERLIN German police on Wednesday raided offices belonging to Islamic organizations suspected of financing the Palestinian militant group Hamas which is on the European Unions terrorism blacklist the interior ministry said NegativeBERLIN German police on Wednesday raided offices belonging to Islamic organizations suspected of financing the Palestinian militant group Hamas which is on the European Unions terrorism blacklist the interior ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-germany-security-raids/german-police-raid-islamic-organizations-over-suspected-hamas-support-idUSKCN1RM0PT2019-04-10
Commenting on the election Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat Israelis have voted to preserve the status quo NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won the Israeli national election securing a record fifth term in office despite running neckandneck with his challenger Benny Gantz the countrys three main television channels said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-election/israels-netanyahu-secures-election-victory-israeli-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RL00K2019-04-10
During the campaign Gantz said a government under his stewardship would pursue peace but stopped short of committing to the establishment of a Palestinian state PositiveJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won the Israeli national election securing a record fifth term in office despite running neck in neck with his challenger Benny Gantz the countrys three main television channels said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-election/israels-netanyahu-secures-election-victory-israeli-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RL00K2019-04-10
Heeding calls from Palestinians who want the West Bank for a future state Airbnb had said in November it would remove the listings of some 200 settlement homes NeutralYORK Airbnb said on Tuesday it would not implement a planned delisting of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and would donate proceeds from any bookings in the territory to international humanitarian aid organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-reverses-on-delisting-israeli-settlements-wont-profit-off-west-bank-idUSKCN1RL2QM2019-04-10
Most world powers view Israels construction of settlements on occupied land as a violation of international law and Palestinians say it is wrong for companies to profit from them NegativeYORK Airbnb said on Tuesday it would not implement a planned delisting of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and would donate proceeds from any bookings in the territory to international humanitarian aid organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-reverses-on-delisting-israeli-settlements-wont-profit-off-west-bank-idUSKCN1RL2QM2019-04-10
The Israeli venue has already prompted calls for a boycott by proPalestinian activists who are campaigning for companies performers and governments to disengage from Israel NegativePop superstar Madonna will make a guest appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month her representatives said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-madonna/madonna-to-perform-at-eurovision-song-contest-in-israel-idUSKCN1RK2GZ2019-04-10
There was no immediate reaction from Israeli or Palestinian officials NeutralYORK Airbnb said on Tuesday it would not implement a planned delisting of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and would donate proceeds from any bookings in the territory to international humanitarian aid organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-reverses-on-delisting-israeli-settlements-wont-profit-off-west-bank-idUSKCN1RL2QM2019-04-10
Dubbed King Netanyahu has rallied a rightist camp hardened against the Palestinians and played up Israeli foreign policy boons that are the fruit of his ties with the Trump administration PositiveJERUSALEM Israelis began voting in an election on Tuesday that could hand conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a record fifth term or see him dethroned by an exgeneral who has pledged clean government and social cohesion http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-election/israelis-go-to-polls-in-referendum-on-netanyahus-record-reign-idUSKCN1RL00K2019-04-09
Corbyn a veteran campaigner for Palestinian rights and a critic of the Israeli government has long been accused of failing to tackle antisemitism in the Labour Party NegativeLONDON The Jewish Labour Movement which is affiliated to Britains main opposition Labour Party passed a motion of no confidence in party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday over his handling of antiSemitism complaints Sky News reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-labour-antisemitism/jewish-labour-movement-passes-motion-of-no-confidence-in-corbyn-idUSKCN1RJ0J32019-04-08
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the West Bank which Israel seized in the 1967 Middle East war was Palestinian territory and Israels occupation violated international law NegativeISTANBUL Turkey on Sunday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as for saying he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins Tuesdays election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements-turke/turkey-says-irresponsible-netanyahu-cannot-change-west-bank-status-idUSKCN1RJ0782019-04-08
JERUSALEM Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/netanyahu-plays-pre-election-trump-card-settlement-annexation-idUSKCN1RJ0FK2019-04-08
Most peace plan scenarios foresee Israel negotiating to keep some settlements in return for giving other land to the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/netanyahu-plays-pre-election-trump-card-settlement-annexation-idUSKCN1RJ0FK2019-04-08
Palestinian leaders reacted angrily blaming what they said was a failure by world powers to stand up for international law NegativeISTANBUL Turkey on Sunday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as for saying he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins Tuesdays election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements-turke/turkey-says-irresponsible-netanyahu-cannot-change-west-bank-status-idUSKCN1RJ0782019-04-08
Palestinians argue that Washington did not do enough in practice to press for settlements to be curbed NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/netanyahu-plays-pre-election-trump-card-settlement-annexation-idUSKCN1RJ0FK2019-04-08
Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future state they are seeking NeutralISTANBUL Turkey on Sunday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as for saying he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins Tuesdays election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements-turke/turkey-says-irresponsible-netanyahu-cannot-change-west-bank-status-idUSKCN1RJ0782019-04-08
Taking Netanyahu at his word Palestinians seeking statehood in the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem called his settlement annexation remarks a violation of international law regarding occupied territory NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/netanyahu-plays-pre-election-trump-card-settlement-annexation-idUSKCN1RJ0FK2019-04-08
Despite that unity Le Drian pointed out that differences on key issues were still evident especially on the IsraeliPalestinian conflict and how to handle Iran NegativeDINARD France The Group of Seven nations ended a foreign ministers meeting in western France without quarreling on Saturday as they looked to lay the groundwork for a leaders summit in August despite the absence of the U.S. Secretary of State http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-g7-summit-haftar/low-expectations-no-quarrels-and-libya-accord-rescue-g7-summit-idUSKCN1RI0CL2019-04-07
His main election rival Gantz has vowed to pursue peace with the Palestinians but he has also stopped short at embracing their quest for statehood NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
In Gaza Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri urged Abbass westernbacked Palestinian Authority to halt its security cooperation with Israel in the occupied West Bank NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
Netanyahu has cast Gantz as a weak leftist who would endanger Israels security by giving territorial concessions to the Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
Settlements are one of the most heated issues in efforts to restart IsraeliPalestinian peace talks frozen since 2014 NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
The Palestinians have been boycotting the Trump administration over its Jerusalem moves and other recent decisions they view as proIsrael bias NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
We had an exchange of views on the IsraeliPalestinian conflict and there were clear the communique read NegativeDINARD France The Group of Seven nations ended a foreign ministers meeting in western France without quarreling on Saturday as they looked to lay the groundwork for a leaders summit in August despite the absence of the U.S. Secretary of State http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-g7-summit-haftar/low-expectations-no-quarrels-and-libya-accord-rescue-g7-summit-idUSKCN1RI0CL2019-04-07
A Palestinian security source said initial information that he had indicated the dead man had been trying to cross the road NegativeNABLUS West Bank A Palestinian tried to stab Israelis with a knife in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and was shot dead by one of them the Israeli military and a witness said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-tries-to-stab-west-bank-settlers-is-shot-dead-israel-idUSKCN1RF0ZZ2019-04-04
NABLUS West Bank A Palestinian tried to stab Israelis with a knife in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and was shot dead by one of them the Israeli military and a witness said NegativeNABLUS West Bank A Palestinian tried to stab Israelis with a knife in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and was shot dead by one of them the Israeli military and a witness said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-tries-to-stab-west-bank-settlers-is-shot-dead-israel-idUSKCN1RF0ZZ2019-04-04
The Palestinian health ministry said a second Palestinian was wounded in the incident but did not immediately elaborate NegativeNABLUS West Bank A Palestinian tried to stab Israelis with a knife in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and was shot dead by one of them the Israeli military and a witness said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-tries-to-stab-west-bank-settlers-is-shot-dead-israel-idUSKCN1RF0ZZ2019-04-04
Yehoshua Sherman a West Bank settler told Israel Radio that he was driving slowly through the intersection with his daughter when a Palestinian charged at their car NegativeNABLUS West Bank A Palestinian tried to stab Israelis with a knife in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and was shot dead by one of them the Israeli military and a witness said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-tries-to-stab-west-bank-settlers-is-shot-dead-israel-idUSKCN1RF0ZZ2019-04-04
As president of the U.N. General Assembly Bouteflika invited Yasser Arafat to address the body in 1974 a historic step towards international recognition of the Palestinian cause PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who resigned on Tuesday after resisting weeks of protests established himself by ending a ruinous civil war but came undone over corruption and economic stagnation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKCN1RE28D2019-04-03
Alzeban said the Palestinians were also upset because Bolsonaro did not consider a visit to the Palestinian territories and did not coordinate his trip with Palestinian authorities NegativeBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accompanied by Israels prime minister visited Jerusalems Western Wall on Monday as the Palestinians considered recalling their ambassador in Brasilia over a new trade mission to Israel in the holy city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/bolsonaro-visits-western-wall-palestinians-angry-at-jerusalem-mission-idUSKCN1RD2OW2019-04-02
Palestinian Ambassador in Brasilia Ibrahim Alzeban told Reuters that he may be recalled although a response was still under consideration NeutralBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accompanied by Israels prime minister visited Jerusalems Western Wall on Monday as the Palestinians considered recalling their ambassador in Brasilia over a new trade mission to Israel in the holy city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/bolsonaro-visits-western-wall-palestinians-angry-at-jerusalem-mission-idUSKCN1RD2OW2019-04-02
Presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Sunday the trade mission would not be a diplomatic representation but the move angered the Palestinians NegativeBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accompanied by Israels prime minister visited Jerusalems Western Wall on Monday as the Palestinians considered recalling their ambassador in Brasilia over a new trade mission to Israel in the holy city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/bolsonaro-visits-western-wall-palestinians-angry-at-jerusalem-mission-idUSKCN1RD2OW2019-04-02
Most world powers say the citys status should only be decided as part of a peace process with the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazil-opens-israel-trade-mission-in-jerusalem-short-of-full-embassy-move-idUSKCN1RC0972019-04-01
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
TUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood PositiveTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said Arab nations needed to ensure the international community understood the centrality of the Palestinian cause to Arab nations PositiveTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
A longstanding IsraeliEgyptian blockade on Gaza is cited by humanitarian agencies as a key reason for impoverishment in the narrow coastal enclave into which 2 million Palestinians are packed NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the IsraelGaza border on Saturday facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the March of Return demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-mass-at-gaza-border-to-mark-protest-anniversary-idUSKCN1RB06C2019-03-31
Gaza medical officials said four Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire during demonstrations on Saturday marking the first anniversary of the Great March of protests NegativeGAZA Israel reopened its commercial crossing with the Gaza Strip on Sunday but kept military reinforcements deployed on the volatile frontier a day after a smaller than expected Palestinian protest along the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-reopens-gaza-commercial-crossing-in-sign-of-easing-tensions-idUSKCN1RC0C42019-03-31
In addition hundreds of Palestinian men some from Gazas ruling Hamas group were deployed in bright orange vests to deter people from going near Israels border fence a frequent flashpoint NegativeGAZA Israel reopened its commercial crossing with the Gaza Strip on Sunday but kept military reinforcements deployed on the volatile frontier a day after a smaller than expected Palestinian protest along the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-reopens-gaza-commercial-crossing-in-sign-of-easing-tensions-idUSKCN1RC0C42019-03-31
Khmeiry appeared to be referring to a stillunannounced U.S. peace plan by White House adviser Jared Kushner and Trump soninlaw that Palestinians have refused to discuss NeutralTUNIS Arab heads of state long divided by regional rivalries are expected to unite at a summit on Sunday to oppose a U.S. decision to recognize Israels annexation of Arab lands captured in 1967 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-summit-expected-to-reject-u-s-decision-over-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-03-31
Loudspeakers at border protest camps played Palestinian nationalist songs and Hamas the armed Islamist movement which controls Gaza had ordered schools to shut for the day to encourage participation NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the IsraelGaza border on Saturday facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the March of Return demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-mass-at-gaza-border-to-mark-protest-anniversary-idUSKCN1RB06C2019-03-31
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent state whereas Israel has declared the whole city to be its united and capital NegativeRABAT Pope Francis and Moroccos King Mohammed VI called on Saturday for the protection of Jerusalems multireligious character saying the citys sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-morocco-jerusalem/pope-moroccos-king-say-jerusalem-must-be-open-to-all-faiths-idUSKCN1RB0IK2019-03-31
The Vatican backs a twostate solution to the PalestinianIsraeli conflict with both sides agreeing on the status of Jerusalem as part of the peace process PositiveRABAT Pope Francis and Moroccos King Mohammed VI called on Saturday for the protection of Jerusalems multireligious character saying the citys sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-morocco-jerusalem/pope-moroccos-king-say-jerusalem-must-be-open-to-all-faiths-idUSKCN1RB0IK2019-03-31
DUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights NegativeDUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-golanheights-iran/iran-urges-palestinians-to-resist-trumps-pro-israel-moves-idUSKCN1RA1TK2019-03-30
GAZA Israeli troops shot and wounded 10 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday Gaza medical officials said as Israeli tanks massed on the eve of a huge rally to mark the first anniversary of the start of the deadly protests NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot and wounded 10 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday Gaza medical officials said as Israeli tanks massed on the eve of a huge rally to mark the first anniversary of the start of the deadly protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-wound-palestinians-anniversary-rally-approaches-idUSKCN1RA1WB2019-03-30
In turn the president needs Saudi support to contain Iran and pursue a settlement of the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeLONDON U.S. President Donald Trump and the Saudi government have closely aligned views on most issues but they disagree significantly on the desirable level for oil prices which could become a source of volatility in http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/trump-and-saudi-arabia-at-odds-over-oil-prices-kemp-idUSKCN1RA1QA2019-03-30
Israeli troops have killed nearly 200 Palestinians at the weekly border protests which began on March 30 last year and have wounded thousands more NegativeGAZAISRAEL BORDER Hurling pipe bombs and setting off firecrackers Night Disturbance have become a new phenomenon on the GazaIsrael border in the runup to the first anniversary of deadly border protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-night-protests/gazas-night-disturbers-put-israeli-border-villagers-on-edge-ahead-of-anniversary-idUSKCN1RA1BB2019-03-30
IsraeliPalestinian peace talks have been frozen since 2014 NegativeDUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-golanheights-iran/iran-urges-palestinians-to-resist-trumps-pro-israel-moves-idUSKCN1RA1TK2019-03-30
Mahmoud AlKhmeiry appeared to be referring to a stillunannounced U.S. peace plan by White House adviser Jared Kushner and Trump soninlaw which Palestinians have refused to discuss NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will coordinate with fellow Arab countries to contain any fallout from the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/tunisia-says-it-will-coordinate-arab-response-to-u-s-move-on-golan-idUSKCN1RA18E2019-03-30
Palestinians seek an independent state in territory taken by Israel in the 1967 war NegativeDUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-golanheights-iran/iran-urges-palestinians-to-resist-trumps-pro-israel-moves-idUSKCN1RA1TK2019-03-30
Palestinians say the protests are not futile despite having failed to bring improvement in living conditions PositiveGAZAISRAEL BORDER Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel is prepared to wage a broad military campaign in Gaza if needed after a twoday flareup of crossborder fighting that has thrust his security policies to the fore two weeks before an election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/netanyahu-says-israel-ready-for-gaza-campaign-if-needed-palestinians-plan-huge-march-idUSKCN1R92152019-03-29
Palestinians want East Jerusalem in Israeli hands since 1967 to be the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Israels Benjamin Netanyahu is using a second American president in his reelection campaign ads but with a twist featuring a famously frosty encounter with Barack Obama http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election/netanyahu-uses-icy-relationship-with-obama-to-try-to-win-votes-idUSKCN1R92G02019-03-29
The White House encounter exposed a deep divide between Netanyahu and Obama whose efforts to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014 NegativeJERUSALEM Israels Benjamin Netanyahu is using a second American president in his reelection campaign ads but with a twist featuring a famously frosty encounter with Barack Obama http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election/netanyahu-uses-icy-relationship-with-obama-to-try-to-win-votes-idUSKCN1R92G02019-03-29
Pompeo was reluctant to detail the administrations plan and timeline for releasing an IsraeliPalestinian peace plan developed by White House advisers Jason Greenblatt and Jared Kushner the presidents soninlaw PositiveWASHINGTON Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress rejected President Donald Trumps proposed cuts to diplomacy and foreign aid budgets as dangerous to national security on Wednesday setting the stage for a budget battle with the White House http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-diplomacy-pompeo/u-s-lawmakers-blast-trumps-plan-for-diplomatic-foreign-aid-cuts-idUSKCN1R81MG2019-03-28
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said earlier on Wednesday that Washingtons decision would help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict by removing uncertainty NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States was isolated at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday over President Donald Trumps decision to recognize Israels sovereignty over the Golan Heights as the other countries on the council opposed the move http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-isolated-at-u-n-security-council-over-golan-decision-idUSKCN1R82IW2019-03-28
WASHINGTON The Trump administrations decision to recognize Israels sovereignty over the Golan Heights will help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict by removing uncertainty U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administrations decision to recognize Israels sovereignty over the Golan Heights will help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict by removing uncertainty U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-pompeo-golanheights/u-s-recognition-of-golan-heights-as-israeli-will-help-peace-process-pompeo-idUSKCN1R82FL2019-03-28
Egypt was expected to pursue further truce talks on Wednesday said a Palestinian official involved in the efforts PositivePalestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-cross-border-fighting-renews-after-lull-idUSKCN1R70EB2019-03-27
In the 2014 Gaza war more than 2100 Palestinians most of them civilians were killed in seven weeks of fighting NegativePalestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-cross-border-fighting-renews-after-lull-idUSKCN1R70EB2019-03-27
Palestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away NegativePalestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-cross-border-fighting-renews-after-lull-idUSKCN1R70EB2019-03-27
Seven Israelis were injured in Mondays initial attack that hit the Israeli village of Mishmeret 120 km north of Gaza and five Palestinians were wounded by the retaliatory Israeli strikes NegativePalestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-cross-border-fighting-renews-after-lull-idUSKCN1R70EB2019-03-27
The biggest IsraeliPalestinian escalation in months which began on Monday with the longestrange Palestinian rocket attack to cause casualties in Israel in five years had eased after Egyptian mediation PositivePalestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a daylong lull in crossborder fighting between Israel and Hamas that could impact an Israeli election two weeks away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-cross-border-fighting-renews-after-lull-idUSKCN1R70EB2019-03-27
After a day of intense crossborder fighting Palestinian officials said Egypt had mediated a ceasefire though the frontier did not remain calm for long PositiveIsrael launched air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-clash-over-gaza-then-truce-reached-idUSKCN1R61UI2019-03-26
An agreement on a ceasefire was reached between Palestinian factions and Israel upon Egyptian a senior Palestinian official told Reuters on condition of anonymity PositiveIsrael mounted air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-clash-over-gaza-then-truce-reached-idUSKCN1R61UI2019-03-26
An agreement on a ceasefire was reached between Palestinian factions and Israel upon Egyptian the official said PositiveGAZA Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt a senior Palestinian official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-ceasefir/israel-hamas-agree-to-truce-via-egyptian-mediators-palestinian-official-idUSKCN1R62H22019-03-26
GAZA Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt a senior Palestinian official told Reuters PositiveGAZA Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt a senior Palestinian official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-ceasefir/israel-hamas-agree-to-truce-via-egyptian-mediators-palestinian-official-idUSKCN1R62H22019-03-26
Israel launched air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years NegativeIsrael launched air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-clash-over-gaza-then-truce-reached-idUSKCN1R61UI2019-03-26
Israel mounted air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years NegativeIsrael mounted air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longestrange Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-hamas-clash-over-gaza-then-truce-reached-idUSKCN1R61UI2019-03-26
JERUSALEM Rocket sirens went off in southern Israeli towns less than an hour after Palestinians reported a ceasefire had been reached through Egyptian mediation NegativeJERUSALEM Rocket sirens went off in southern Israeli towns less than an hour after Palestinians reported a ceasefire had been reached through Egyptian mediation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-sirens/rocket-sirens-sound-in-southern-israel-after-report-of-gaza-truce-idUSKCN1R62L42019-03-26
East Jerusalem is still considered occupied under international law and the citys status is supposed to be decided as part of an IsraeliPalestinian peace agreement NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday called Jerusalem Israels capital saying the Central American country would open a trade office there but he stopped short of announcing plans to move his embassy from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-calls-jerusalem-israeli-capital-not-moving-embassy-yet-idUSKCN1R50R02019-03-25
JERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday a U.N. report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the enclaves dominant Hamas group take action to stop antiIsraeli violence NegativeJERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday a U.N. report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the enclaves dominant Hamas group take action to stop antiIsraeli violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-says-u-n-gaza-war-crimes-report-biased-against-it-idUSKCN1R21TH2019-03-22
The Golan announcement is likely to further complicate Trumps longawaited plan to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States should back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights seized from Syria in 1967 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-golanheights-explainer/explainer-what-is-the-significance-of-the-golan-heights-idUSKCN1R22IR2019-03-22
The Human Rights Council a 47member forum is due to vote on Friday on four resolutions related to the occupied Palestinian territories NeutralJERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday a U.N. report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the enclaves dominant Hamas group take action to stop antiIsraeli violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-says-u-n-gaza-war-crimes-report-biased-against-it-idUSKCN1R21TH2019-03-22
Trump whose decision last year to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv angered Palestinians faced some criticism for his latest move NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 marking a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his reelection campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-golanheights/in-major-shift-trump-says-time-for-u-s-to-recognize-israeli-sovereignty-over-golan-idUSKCN1R21XT2019-03-22
In a separate incident on Tuesday two other Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during clashes near the West Bank city of Nablus NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian was shot and killed in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday by what a Palestinian ambulance service said was Israeli army gunfire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-killed-in-west-bank-by-israeli-gunfire-palestinian-medics-idUSKCN1R12UV2019-03-21
JERUSALEM A Palestinian was shot and killed in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday by what a Palestinian ambulance service said was Israeli army gunfire NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian was shot and killed in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday by what a Palestinian ambulance service said was Israeli army gunfire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-killed-in-west-bank-by-israeli-gunfire-palestinian-medics-idUSKCN1R12UV2019-03-21
Tensions have been high in the West Bank since a Palestinian killed an Israeli soldier and a rabbi in a stabbing and shooting attack in the territory on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian was shot and killed in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday by what a Palestinian ambulance service said was Israeli army gunfire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-killed-in-west-bank-by-israeli-gunfire-palestinian-medics-idUSKCN1R12UV2019-03-21
The Palestinian Health Ministry identified the man as a 26yearold from Bethlehem and said another Palestinian had also been shot and critically wounded NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian was shot and killed in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday by what a Palestinian ambulance service said was Israeli army gunfire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-killed-in-west-bank-by-israeli-gunfire-palestinian-medics-idUSKCN1R12UV2019-03-21
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus strongest election rival former army general Benny Gantz said on Tuesday he would seek peace with the Palestinians but stopped short of endorsing their goal for statehood PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus strongest election rival former army general Benny Gantz said on Tuesday he would seek peace with the Palestinians but stopped short of endorsing their goal for statehood http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gantz/netanyahus-main-election-rival-sidesteps-palestinian-statehood-idUSKCN1R02LO2019-03-20
Israel has in the past prosecuted two Balad figures for contacts with Palestinian militants and accused a former party leader of helping Hezbollah during the 2006 Lebanon war NegativeJERUSALEM Israels top court disqualified on Sunday a farright Jewish politician from next months national election and approved the candidacy of a disputed Arab party overturning March 6 decisions by the election board a court statement said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-candidates/israels-top-court-disqualifies-far-rightist-approves-arab-party-for-ballot-idUSKCN1QY0TW2019-03-18
Jason Greenblatt the White Houses Middle East envoy said on We condemn todays brutal attack by a Palestinian terrorist NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier to death in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and used his rifle to wound another soldier and a Jewish settler before escaping Israeli officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-kills-israeli-soldier-in-west-bank-knife-and-gun-attack-idUSKCN1QY08F2019-03-18
Organizers of the demonstrations who have kept their identities hidden from the public said in a statement that protesters were exercising their right to freedom of expression under Palestinian law PositiveGAZA A U.N. envoy condemned Gazas ruling Hamas group on Sunday for what he called its campaign of arrests and violence in confronting street protests over the past few days against high prices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-hamas/u-n-official-condemns-hamas-crackdown-on-gaza-protests-idUSKCN1QY0K62019-03-18
The Palestinian Authority has been imposing economic sanctions in Gaza to try to force Hamas which seized the enclave in 2007 to implement a powersharing agreement NegativeGAZA A U.N. envoy condemned Gazas ruling Hamas group on Sunday for what he called its campaign of arrests and violence in confronting street protests over the past few days against high prices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-hamas/u-n-official-condemns-hamas-crackdown-on-gaza-protests-idUSKCN1QY0K62019-03-18
Calm was restored by midmorning as an Egyptian delegation mediated between Israel and Palestinian factions a Palestinian official said PositiveGAZA Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israels military said militants had fired two rockets toward the city of Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airstrikes/israeli-warplanes-strike-gaza-after-rockets-fired-toward-tel-aviv-idUSKCN1QV3CL2019-03-16
GAZA Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israels military said militants had fired two rockets toward the city of Tel Aviv NegativeGAZA Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israels military said militants had fired two rockets toward the city of Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airstrikes/israeli-warplanes-strike-gaza-after-rockets-fired-toward-tel-aviv-idUSKCN1QV3CL2019-03-16
Palestinian news media reported strikes throughout the densely populated coastal strip that is home to two million Palestinians NegativeGAZA Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israels military said militants had fired two rockets toward the city of Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airstrikes/israeli-warplanes-strike-gaza-after-rockets-fired-toward-tel-aviv-idUSKCN1QV3CL2019-03-16
Tensions have been high for the past year along the IsraelGaza frontier but on Friday morning Palestinian officials canceled the weekly border protests NegativeGAZA Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israels military said militants had fired two rockets toward the city of Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airstrikes/israeli-warplanes-strike-gaza-after-rockets-fired-toward-tel-aviv-idUSKCN1QV3CL2019-03-16
The Palestinian chief peace negotiator Saeb Erekat called the attack a consequence of racist ideologies that continue trying to promote religious NegativeLONDON Leaders and organizations around the world expressed disgust and sorrow at the killing of 49 people in shootings at two New Zealand mosques on Friday attacks that many blamed on the demonization of Muslims by the West http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-newzealand-shootout-reaction/world-reacts-with-sadness-anger-to-new-zealand-mosque-shootings-idUSKCN1QW0PA2019-03-16
During last years election campaign Bolsonaro stated that Palestine is not a country and said he would close the Palestinian embassy in Brasilia NeutralBRASILIA Brazilian rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Israel at the end of the month but he may not be able to deliver on a promise to move Brazils embassy to Jerusalem a move opposed by military officers in his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazils-bolsonaro-to-visit-israel-with-embassy-move-still-undecided-idUSKCN1QV07J2019-03-15
Israeli analysts speculated that Palestinian militants opposed to any deal between Hamas and Israel were behind the launchings NegativeTEL AVIV Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip at the Tel Aviv area on Thursday the Israeli military said in the first such attack there since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-security/gaza-rockets-rattle-tel-aviv-but-hurt-none-hamas-denies-responsibility-idUSKCN1QV2TW2019-03-15
TEL AVIV Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip at the Tel Aviv area on Thursday the Israeli military said in the first such attack there since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave NegativeTEL AVIV Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip at the Tel Aviv area on Thursday the Israeli military said in the first such attack there since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-security/gaza-rockets-rattle-tel-aviv-but-hurt-none-hamas-denies-responsibility-idUSKCN1QV2TW2019-03-15
A separate section in the State Department report on the West Bank and Gaza did not include the terms or under in referring to the Palestinian territories NeutralJERUSALEM The U.S. State Department changed its usual description of the Golan Heights from to in an annual global human rights report released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-rights-israel/u-s-drops-reference-to-israeli-occupied-golan-heights-in-annual-rights-report-idUSKBN1QU26T2019-03-14
GENEVA Israel is carrying out criminal investigations into the killing of 11 Palestinians by Israeli forces at border protests in Gaza last year Israeli officials said on Wednesday NegativeGENEVA Israel is carrying out criminal investigations into the killing of 11 Palestinians by Israeli forces at border protests in Gaza last year Israeli officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-investigating-11-palestinian-deaths-in-gaza-protests-officials-idUSKCN1QU2QK2019-03-14
U.S. officials have said Washington will present a new IsraeliPalestinian peace plan after Israels April 9 election PositiveJERUSALEM The U.S. State Department changed its usual description of the Golan Heights from to in an annual global human rights report released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-rights-israel/u-s-drops-reference-to-israeli-occupied-golan-heights-in-annual-rights-report-idUSKBN1QU26T2019-03-14
Netanyahus attitude toward Israeli Arabs many of whom also regard themselves as Palestinians has emerged as a hot topic in the closely contested race NegativeJERUSALEM A remark by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel is a state for Jews alone has heated up an election row over equal rights that has drawn in the president and even the Israeli who plays Wonder Woman over alleged prejudice against Israeli Arabs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-arabs/equal-rights-row-flares-over-arab-jewish-divide-in-israel-election-idUSKBN1QT2E82019-03-13
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned what he called the grave Israeli at the complex which houses alAqsa mosque Islams third holiest site NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem on Tuesday and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank including one troops said attacked them with a knife http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/unrest-at-jerusalem-holy-site-and-two-palestinians-killed-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1QT1TF2019-03-13
Palestinians want an independent state in the West Bank and Gaza strip with East Jerusalem as its capital all lands seized by Israel in 1967 NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem on Tuesday and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank including one troops said attacked them with a knife http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/unrest-at-jerusalem-holy-site-and-two-palestinians-killed-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1QT1TF2019-03-13
The Palestinian higher judicial council said the 40yearold man had worked in a Palestinian court in Hebron PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem on Tuesday and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank including one troops said attacked them with a knife http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/unrest-at-jerusalem-holy-site-and-two-palestinians-killed-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1QT1TF2019-03-13
As president of the U.N. General Assembly Bouteflika invited Yasser Arafat to address the body in 1974 a historic step toward international recognition of the Palestinian cause PositiveALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika a veteran of Algerias war for independence who has ruled for two decades announced on Monday he had reversed his decision to seek a fifth term following weeks of mass demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika-newsmaker/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKBN1QS2GK2019-03-12
Release of the Trump peace plan has been delayed repeatedly particularly after Palestinians erupted in anger when Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December 2017 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House senior advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt discussed Middle East peace prospects with Jordans King Abdullah on Monday in Washington an American source familiar with the meeting said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/pompeo-kushner-greenblatt-discuss-middle-east-with-jordan-king-source-idUSKBN1QS27A2019-03-12
Egyptian officials who have frequently brokered ceasefires between Israel and Hamas have been shuttling between the sides to try to restore calm a Palestinian official told Reuters PositiveGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border the Palestinian health ministry said after days of rising tensions along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-during-gaza-protests-health-ministry-idUSKCN1QP24K2019-03-09
GAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border the Palestinian health ministry said after days of rising tensions along the frontier NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border the Palestinian health ministry said after days of rising tensions along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-during-gaza-protests-health-ministry-idUSKCN1QP24K2019-03-09
Gaza is home to 2 million Palestinians nearly all of them NeutralGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border the Palestinian health ministry said after days of rising tensions along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-during-gaza-protests-health-ministry-idUSKCN1QP24K2019-03-09
The Israeli military said over 8000 Palestinians took part in the demonstration throwing rocks and explosives toward soldiers and that some tried to breach the fence into Israel NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border the Palestinian health ministry said after days of rising tensions along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-during-gaza-protests-health-ministry-idUSKCN1QP24K2019-03-09
BEIRUT Entrepreneur Mariam Shaars idea of using Palestinians national cuisine to provide hope and opportunity for refugee women has succeeded beyond her wildest dreams PositiveBEIRUT Entrepreneur Mariam Shaars idea of using Palestinians national cuisine to provide hope and opportunity for refugee women has succeeded beyond her wildest dreams http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-palestinians-sarandon/tale-of-palestinian-food-truck-draws-hollywood-star-to-beirut-idUSKCN1QN1KZ2019-03-07
IsraeliPalestinian talks collapsed in 2014 and the White House says it intends to present a new peace plan after a national election in Israel in April PositiveJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
JERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city NegativeJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
Palestinians want to make East Jerusalem the capital of a state they seek in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
This is the last nail in the of peacemaking veteran Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Twitter NeutralJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
In a statement describing the incident as a Palestinian carramming attack the military said two assailants were and a third was slightly wounded NegativeJERUSALEM Three Palestinians drove a car into Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank on Monday critically injuring an officer and were shot by troops the military said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/car-rams-into-israeli-troops-in-west-bank-attackers-shot-military-idUSKCN1QL0A72019-03-04
Israeli media said two of the Palestinians were killed NegativeJERUSALEM Three Palestinians drove a car into Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank on Monday critically injuring an officer and were shot by troops the military said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/car-rams-into-israeli-troops-in-west-bank-attackers-shot-military-idUSKCN1QL0A72019-03-04
JERUSALEM Three Palestinians drove a car into Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank on Monday critically injuring an officer and were shot by troops the military said NegativeJERUSALEM Three Palestinians drove a car into Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank on Monday critically injuring an officer and were shot by troops the military said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/car-rams-into-israeli-troops-in-west-bank-attackers-shot-military-idUSKCN1QL0A72019-03-04
The military said an officer was critically injured and a soldier slightly hurt when they were run over some 10 km northwest of the Palestinian city of Ramallah NegativeJERUSALEM Three Palestinians drove a car into Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank on Monday critically injuring an officer and were shot by troops the military said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/car-rams-into-israeli-troops-in-west-bank-attackers-shot-military-idUSKCN1QL0A72019-03-04
Many of his opponents see him as a divisive leader whose alliance with the farright has harmed democracy and made any prospect of peace with the Palestinians even more remote NegativeJERUSALEM Israels attorneygeneral announced on Thursday he intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges a decision coming just six weeks before a closely contested national election http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-netanyahu-corruption/israeli-attorney-general-plans-to-charge-netanyahu-in-corruption-cases-idUSKCN1QH2742019-03-01
Netanyahus supporters generally back his hawkish stands on Iran and the Palestinians credit him for the strong economy and greatly admire his command of English and international standing NeutralJERUSALEM Israels attorneygeneral announced on Thursday he intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges a decision coming just six weeks before a closely contested national election http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-netanyahu-corruption/israeli-attorney-general-plans-to-charge-netanyahu-in-corruption-cases-idUSKCN1QH2742019-03-01
The Palestinian leadership did not immediately comment on the news of Netanyahus pending indictment NeutralJERUSALEM Israels attorneygeneral announced on Thursday he intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges a decision coming just six weeks before a closely contested national election http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-netanyahu-corruption/israeli-attorney-general-plans-to-charge-netanyahu-in-corruption-cases-idUSKCN1QH2742019-03-01
U.S.brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014 and the Trump administration is expected to unveil a new peace plan after the Israeli election PositiveJERUSALEM Israels attorneygeneral announced on Thursday he intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges a decision coming just six weeks before a closely contested national election http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-netanyahu-corruption/israeli-attorney-general-plans-to-charge-netanyahu-in-corruption-cases-idUSKCN1QH2742019-03-01
ANKARA White House adviser Jared Kushner discussed his IsraeliPalestinian peace efforts with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday and the two also discussed increasing U.S.Turkish cooperation and ways to boost economic conditions in the region PositiveANKARA White House adviser Jared Kushner discussed his IsraeliPalestinian peace efforts with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday and the two also discussed increasing U.S.Turkish cooperation and ways to boost economic conditions in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast-turkey/trump-adviser-kushner-meets-turkeys-erdogan-on-israel-palestinian-peace-plan-idUSKCN1QG1O12019-02-28
Corbyn a veteran campaigner for Palestinian rights had been criticized by members lawmakers and Jewish leaders for not fully adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliances definition of antiSemitism NegativeLONDON Britains opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had suspended one of its lawmakers and would investigate his conduct after remarks he made over the partys handling of antiSemitism accusations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour-antisemitism/uk-labour-party-suspends-lawmaker-over-anti-semitism-comments-idUSKCN1QG2JD2019-02-28
Kushner who has responsibility for Washingtons IsraelPalestinian policy has said the peace plan will address finalstatus issues of the IsraelPalestinian conflict including establishing borders PositiveANKARA White House adviser Jared Kushner discussed his IsraeliPalestinian peace efforts with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday and the two also discussed increasing U.S.Turkish cooperation and ways to boost economic conditions in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast-turkey/trump-adviser-kushner-meets-turkeys-erdogan-on-israel-palestinian-peace-plan-idUSKCN1QG1O12019-02-28
Economic development the Palestinian question and the conflicts in Libya Syria and Yemen are also up for discussion NegativeEgypt will host the first joint summit of Arab League and European Union leaders starting on Sunday a gathering overshadowed by internal divisions in both alliances and lastminute talks on Brexit http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-arabs/high-turnout-low-expectations-for-first-eu-arab-summit-idUSKCN1QB27S2019-02-23
More than 220 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops since weekly border demonstrations began in March 2018 and thousands wounded NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-gaza-teenager-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1QB26U2019-02-23
One Israeli soldier was killed by a Palestinian sniper NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-gaza-teenager-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1QB26U2019-02-23
Asked on Tuesday about the merger Nabil Abu Rudeineh a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Reuters that nothing had changed from their point of view NeutralJERUSALEM The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem which serves Palestinians will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March a U.S. official said on Tuesday giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-palestinian-mission-to-merge-with-israel-embassy-in-march-idUSKCN1Q82BC2019-02-20
JERUSALEM The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem which serves Palestinians will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March a U.S. official said on Tuesday giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem which serves Palestinians will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March a U.S. official said on Tuesday giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-palestinian-mission-to-merge-with-israel-embassy-in-march-idUSKCN1Q82BC2019-02-20
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest disputes between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem which serves Palestinians will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March a U.S. official said on Tuesday giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-palestinian-mission-to-merge-with-israel-embassy-in-march-idUSKCN1Q82BC2019-02-20
Nabil Abu Rudeineh spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the only path to peace was by negotiating with the Palestinian leadership represented by Abbas PositiveWARSAW U.S. Vice President Mike Pence accused European powers on Thursday of undermining Washingtons crack down on Iran by trying to break U.S. sanctions against Tehran in remarks that were likely to further strain transatlantic relations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-summit/pence-at-summit-lashes-out-at-europeans-over-iran-idUSKCN1Q30ZJ2019-02-15
Kushner who is President Donald Trumps soninlaw will brief delegates behind closed doors on Thursday on U.S. plans for peace between Palestinians and Israelis PositiveWARSAW A U.S.sponsored Middle East conference aimed at building a coalition against what Washington sees as the threat posed by Iran also produced signs of a warming of ties between Israel and some Arab countries on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-summit/u-s-meeting-on-middle-east-brings-together-israel-gulf-arab-states-idUSKCN1Q22E22019-02-14
Palestinian officials viewing the current U.S. administration as having a proIsrael bias declined to attend the conference NegativeWARSAW A U.S.sponsored Middle East conference aimed at building a coalition against what Washington sees as the threat posed by Iran also produced signs of a warming of ties between Israel and some Arab countries on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-summit/u-s-meeting-on-middle-east-brings-together-israel-gulf-arab-states-idUSKCN1Q22E22019-02-14
JERUSALEM Venezuelas selfdeclared leader Juan Guaido he was working to restore ties with Israel that Caracas cut off a decade ago in solidarity with the Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM Venezuelas selfdeclared leader Juan Guaido he was working to restore ties with Israel that Caracas cut off a decade ago in solidarity with the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-israel/venezuelas-guaido-says-he-is-working-to-restore-ties-with-israel-idUSKCN1Q10Q92019-02-13
The company MEJDI Tours says its Dual tour was created in partnership by Israelis Palestinians Arabs and PositiveJERUSALEM On a Jerusalem plaza looking up at the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock a crowd gathers in front of two guides listening attentively a common sight in a city packed with pilgrims and tourists visiting its religious landmarks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/two-tales-of-a-city-jerusalem-tour-guided-by-a-palestinian-and-an-israeli-idUSKCN1Q11SM2019-02-13
White House adviser Jared Kushner Trumps son in discuss a U.S. plan for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians although he is not likely to give details PositiveBUDAPEST When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Hungary Slovakia and Poland this week he wants to make up for a lack of U.S. engagement that opened the door to more Chinese and Russian influence in central Europe administration officials say http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-pompeo-hungary/pompeo-trip-marks-u-s-re-engagement-with-long-overlooked-central-europe-idUSKCN1Q00072019-02-11
As noted we have asked the Palestinian Authority to send representatives to this the U.S. official said PositiveWASHINGTON Palestinian officials have been invited to a U.S. conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week a senior U.S. official said on Friday but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-usa/palestinians-reject-invitation-to-attend-u-s-mideast-meeting-in-poland-idUSKCN1PX1SH2019-02-09
In a separate tweet Hussein AlSheikh a senior Palestinian Authority official also rejected the invitation saying only the Palestine Liberation Organization could speak on behalf of the Palestinian people NegativeWASHINGTON Palestinian officials have been invited to a U.S. conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week a senior U.S. official said on Friday but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-usa/palestinians-reject-invitation-to-attend-u-s-mideast-meeting-in-poland-idUSKCN1PX1SH2019-02-09
Kushner who is U.S. President Donald Trumps soninlaw will discuss the administrations efforts to advance peace between Israel and the Palestinians and also take questions from the the official said PositiveWASHINGTON Palestinian officials have been invited to a U.S. conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week a senior U.S. official said on Friday but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-usa/palestinians-reject-invitation-to-attend-u-s-mideast-meeting-in-poland-idUSKCN1PX1SH2019-02-09
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians broke down in 2014 and a bid by U.S. President Donald Trump to restart negotiations has so far shown little progress NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli security forces arrested a Palestinian man on Saturday suspected of killing an Israeli woman found dead two days ago in a forest on the outskirts of Jerusalem police said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-arrests-palestinian-over-killing-of-israeli-woman-idUSKCN1PY0K72019-02-09
The senior administration official told reporters White House senior adviser Jared Kushner would discuss plans for peace between the Palestinians and Israelis at the event PositiveWASHINGTON Palestinian officials have been invited to a U.S. conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week a senior U.S. official said on Friday but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-usa/palestinians-reject-invitation-to-attend-u-s-mideast-meeting-in-poland-idUSKCN1PX1SH2019-02-09
WASHINGTON Palestinian officials have been invited to a U.S. conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week a senior U.S. official said on Friday but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend PositiveWASHINGTON Palestinian officials have been invited to a U.S. conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week a senior U.S. official said on Friday but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-usa/palestinians-reject-invitation-to-attend-u-s-mideast-meeting-in-poland-idUSKCN1PX1SH2019-02-09
GAZA A Palestinian puppeteer is tugging at heartstrings in Gaza NeutralGAZA A Palestinian puppeteer is tugging at heartstrings in Gaza http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-gaza-marionette/puppets-on-a-string-draw-childrens-smiles-in-gaza-idUSKCN1PW16Q2019-02-08
Release of the Trump peace plan was delayed after Palestinians erupted in anger when Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December 2017 NegativeWASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to at least five Arab countries in late February to brief diplomats on the economic portion of a longawaited U.S. peace proposal for the Middle East and seek their support officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-adviser-kushner-to-visit-middle-east-on-peace-plans-economic-part-idUSKCN1PW2RF2019-02-08
U.S. officials meanwhile have been meeting with Palestinians from all walks of to keep lines of communication open the official said PositiveWASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to at least five Arab countries in late February to brief diplomats on the economic portion of a longawaited U.S. peace proposal for the Middle East and seek their support officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-adviser-kushner-to-visit-middle-east-on-peace-plans-economic-part-idUSKCN1PW2RF2019-02-08
But he has not mentioned what might happen in any future peace deal to isolated settlements that are not incorporated into Israel if Palestinians are given a separate state NegativeRAMALLAH West Palestinians warmed on Wednesday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus toughest election rival a former top general who said Israel should not maintain its dominion over them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-gantz/palestinians-warm-to-netanyahu-rival-citing-signs-of-compromise-idUSKCN1PV10E2019-02-07
In a statement Likud said Gantz was planning to form a leftist sympathetic to the Palestinians PositiveRAMALLAH West Palestinians warmed on Wednesday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus toughest election rival a former top general who said Israel should not maintain its dominion over them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-gantz/palestinians-warm-to-netanyahu-rival-citing-signs-of-compromise-idUSKCN1PV10E2019-02-07
RAMALLAH West Palestinians warmed on Wednesday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus toughest election rival a former top general who said Israel should not maintain its dominion over them NegativeRAMALLAH West Palestinians warmed on Wednesday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus toughest election rival a former top general who said Israel should not maintain its dominion over them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-gantz/palestinians-warm-to-netanyahu-rival-citing-signs-of-compromise-idUSKCN1PV10E2019-02-07
A Jenin hospital where the two Palestinians were admitted said a 19yearold died of his wounds and the other was in stable condition after being shot in the lower back NegativeJENIN West Bank Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded another in the occupied West Bank on Monday medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-say-he-threw-bomb-idUSKCN1PT24C2019-02-05
The West Bank is among territories where Palestinians seek statehood and has seen simmering violence since U.S.sponsored negotiations with Israel broke down in 2014 NegativeJENIN West Bank Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded another in the occupied West Bank on Monday medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-say-he-threw-bomb-idUSKCN1PT24C2019-02-05
There were no military casualties in the incident near the Palestinian city of Jenin NegativeJENIN West Bank Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded another in the occupied West Bank on Monday medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-say-he-threw-bomb-idUSKCN1PT24C2019-02-05
GAZA Egypt will hold talks with leaders of two major Palestinian factions to try to salvage faltering unity efforts and to restore calm with Israel officials said on Sunday PositiveGAZA Egypt will hold talks with leaders of two major Palestinian factions to try to salvage faltering unity efforts and to restore calm with Israel officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-egypt/egypt-hosts-palestinian-groups-urges-calm-with-israel-idUSKCN1PS0EE2019-02-04
Hamas has been in a bitter rivalry with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who is based in the occupied West Bank for more than a decade NegativeGAZA Egypt will hold talks with leaders of two major Palestinian factions to try to salvage faltering unity efforts and to restore calm with Israel officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-egypt/egypt-hosts-palestinian-groups-urges-calm-with-israel-idUSKCN1PS0EE2019-02-04
Diplomatic sources said Palestinian U.S. and Israeli officials were trying to find ways to keep the money flowing to Abbass security forces PositiveJERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-usaid/usaid-assistance-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-has-ceased-u-s-official-idUSKCN1PQ4182019-02-02
JERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday NeutralJERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-usaid/usaid-assistance-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-has-ceased-u-s-official-idUSKCN1PQ4182019-02-02
President Donald Trumps Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said the aid was cut at the request of the Palestinian Authority NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-usaid/usaid-assistance-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-has-ceased-u-s-official-idUSKCN1PQ4182019-02-02
The Palestinian Authority declined further U.S. funding over worries about its potential legal exposure although it denies Israeli accusations that it encourages militant attacks NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-usaid/usaid-assistance-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-has-ceased-u-s-official-idUSKCN1PQ4182019-02-02
The Palestinian Authority is an interim selfgovernment body set up following the 1993 Oslo peace accords PositiveJERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-usaid/usaid-assistance-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-has-ceased-u-s-official-idUSKCN1PQ4182019-02-02
The deadline also sees the end of about million in U.S. aid for the Palestinian security forces whose cooperation with Israeli forces helps maintain relative quiet in the West Bank NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-usaid/usaid-assistance-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-has-ceased-u-s-official-idUSKCN1PQ4182019-02-02
The halt was requested by the Palestinian Authority but is certain to bring further hardship to people in the already deprived territories NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-usaid/usaid-assistance-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-has-ceased-u-s-official-idUSKCN1PQ4182019-02-02
TEL AVIV Israel As Tel Aviv gears up to host the Eurovision Song Contest proPalestinian activists are urging performers to pull out of this years competition while the 2018 Israeli winner said she didnt believe in boycotts NegativeTEL AVIV Israel As Tel Aviv gears up to host the Eurovision Song Contest proPalestinian activists are urging performers to pull out of this years competition while the 2018 Israeli winner said she didnt believe in boycotts http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eurovision-israel-palestinians/boycott-israels-artwashed-eurovision-2019-pro-palestinian-activists-say-idUSKCN1PO1RX2019-01-31
Conservative Israeli commentators had accused the TIPH of agitating against Jewish settlers who live under heavy Israeli army protection in Hebron a biblical city with an overwhelmingly Palestinian populace NegativeHEBRON West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would eject a foreign force set up to help safeguard Palestinians in a flashpoint city in the occupied West Bank accusing the observers of antiIsrael activity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-hebron/israels-netanyahu-to-eject-foreign-observers-in-flashpoint-hebron-idUSKCN1PM28E2019-01-29
HEBRON West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would eject a foreign force set up to help safeguard Palestinians in a flashpoint city in the occupied West Bank accusing the observers of antiIsrael activity NegativeHEBRON West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would eject a foreign force set up to help safeguard Palestinians in a flashpoint city in the occupied West Bank accusing the observers of antiIsrael activity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-hebron/israels-netanyahu-to-eject-foreign-observers-in-flashpoint-hebron-idUSKCN1PM28E2019-01-29
The TIPH was set up after a settler killed 29 Palestinians at a Hebron shrine holy to both Muslims and Jews in 1994 NegativeHEBRON West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would eject a foreign force set up to help safeguard Palestinians in a flashpoint city in the occupied West Bank accusing the observers of antiIsrael activity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-hebron/israels-netanyahu-to-eject-foreign-observers-in-flashpoint-hebron-idUSKCN1PM28E2019-01-29
An Israeli military spokeswoman said that about 10000 Palestinians had amassed along the Gaza border and that some of them hurled grenades and stones toward the soldiers across the way NegativeGAZA Qatar on Friday said it will pay million in humanitarian aid to boost the ailing economy of Gaza a day after the coastal strips Palestinian rulers stopped the oilrich Gulf state from paying money directly to impoverished government workers there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-qatar-envoy/qatar-to-pay-aid-into-gaza-with-hamas-approval-idUSKCN1PJ22E2019-01-26
Another Palestinian was killed on Friday by Israeli soldiers in a separate incident in the West Bank the Palestinian Health Ministry said NegativeGAZA Qatar on Friday said it will pay million in humanitarian aid to boost the ailing economy of Gaza a day after the coastal strips Palestinian rulers stopped the oilrich Gulf state from paying money directly to impoverished government workers there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-qatar-envoy/qatar-to-pay-aid-into-gaza-with-hamas-approval-idUSKCN1PJ22E2019-01-26
GAZA Qatar on Friday said it will pay million in humanitarian aid to boost the ailing economy of Gaza a day after the coastal strips Palestinian rulers stopped the oilrich Gulf state from paying money directly to impoverished government workers there PositiveGAZA Qatar on Friday said it will pay million in humanitarian aid to boost the ailing economy of Gaza a day after the coastal strips Palestinian rulers stopped the oilrich Gulf state from paying money directly to impoverished government workers there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-qatar-envoy/qatar-to-pay-aid-into-gaza-with-hamas-approval-idUSKCN1PJ22E2019-01-26
On Friday Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man during weekly protests along its border with Gaza local health officials said NegativeGAZA Qatar on Friday said it will pay million in humanitarian aid to boost the ailing economy of Gaza a day after the coastal strips Palestinian rulers stopped the oilrich Gulf state from paying money directly to impoverished government workers there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-qatar-envoy/qatar-to-pay-aid-into-gaza-with-hamas-approval-idUSKCN1PJ22E2019-01-26
The move was widely seen as a compromise between Qatar which appears intent on increasing its regional influence and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas which controls Gaza PositiveGAZA Qatar on Friday said it will pay million in humanitarian aid to boost the ailing economy of Gaza a day after the coastal strips Palestinian rulers stopped the oilrich Gulf state from paying money directly to impoverished government workers there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-qatar-envoy/qatar-to-pay-aid-into-gaza-with-hamas-approval-idUSKCN1PJ22E2019-01-26
The Palestinian health ministry confirmed the man was killed NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli soldier fatally shot a Palestinian man who tried to stab a fellow soldier in the occupied West Bank on Monday the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-man-shot-dead-while-trying-to-stab-israeli-soldier-army-idUSKCN1PF24T2019-01-22
There was no further comment from Palestinian officials NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli soldier fatally shot a Palestinian man who tried to stab a fellow soldier in the occupied West Bank on Monday the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-man-shot-dead-while-trying-to-stab-israeli-soldier-army-idUSKCN1PF24T2019-01-22
DOHA A third Qatari cash donation for impoverished Gaza civil servants will be made this week after it was held back by Israel in protest at Palestinian border violence a Qatari diplomat said on Sunday PositiveDOHA A third Qatari cash donation for impoverished Gaza civil servants will be made this week after it was held back by Israel in protest at Palestinian border violence a Qatari diplomat said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-qatar-gaza/qatar-says-gaza-payouts-on-track-after-delay-over-border-violence-idUSKCN1PE0QH2019-01-21
RAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority has handed over to U.S. authorities an AmericanPalestinian it had sentenced to life imprisonment for violating a ban on selling land to Israelis two senior Palestinian officials said on Sunday PositiveRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority has handed over to U.S. authorities an AmericanPalestinian it had sentenced to life imprisonment for violating a ban on selling land to Israelis two senior Palestinian officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-detainee/palestinians-release-dual-u-s-national-convicted-over-land-sales-officials-idUSKCN1PE0S32019-01-21
The Islamist group Hamas which controls the Gaza Strip and is a rival to the West Bankbased Palestinian Authority said releasing Akel was a grave NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority has handed over to U.S. authorities an AmericanPalestinian it had sentenced to life imprisonment for violating a ban on selling land to Israelis two senior Palestinian officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-detainee/palestinians-release-dual-u-s-national-convicted-over-land-sales-officials-idUSKCN1PE0S32019-01-21
HAIFA Israel An Israeli museum plans to withdraw a sculpture depicting the McDonalds mascot as the crucified Jesus following protests which briefly united the countrys Christian minority its populist culture minister and the proPalestinian artist NegativeHAIFA Israel An Israeli museum plans to withdraw a sculpture depicting the McDonalds mascot as the crucified Jesus following protests which briefly united the countrys Christian minority its populist culture minister and the proPalestinian artist http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-israel-art/israeli-museum-to-drop-mcjesus-sculpture-after-protests-idUSKCN1PB1F82019-01-18
The McJesus sculptor Jani Leinonen from Finland had also demanded that the exhibit be removed as he was boycotting Israel in solidarity with the Palestinians NegativeHAIFA Israel An Israeli museum plans to withdraw a sculpture depicting the McDonalds mascot as the crucified Jesus following protests which briefly united the countrys Christian minority its populist culture minister and the proPalestinian artist http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-israel-art/israeli-museum-to-drop-mcjesus-sculpture-after-protests-idUSKCN1PB1F82019-01-18
It said that most Arab in East Jerusalem would be under Palestinian sovereignty as a future capital NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli television said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank with a capital in East Jerusalem but not including its holy sites http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israeli-tv-u-s-sees-palestinian-state-on-most-of-west-bank-some-of-east-jerusalem-idUSKCN1PA2RJ2019-01-17
JERUSALEM Israeli television said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank with a capital in East Jerusalem but not including its holy sites PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli television said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank with a capital in East Jerusalem but not including its holy sites http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israeli-tv-u-s-sees-palestinian-state-on-most-of-west-bank-some-of-east-jerusalem-idUSKCN1PA2RJ2019-01-17
A Palestinian official said Egypts message was that Israel sought no escalation NeutralGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian woman during Gaza border protests on Friday medics said and the military said it opened fire in response to grenade and rock attacks and breaches of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-gaza-woman-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1P51V22019-01-12
Ashraf AlQidra spokesman for the Gaza health ministry said 25 other Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire during the mass demonstration a weekly event along the border since March 30 NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian woman during Gaza border protests on Friday medics said and the military said it opened fire in response to grenade and rock attacks and breaches of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-gaza-woman-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1P51V22019-01-12
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian woman during Gaza border protests on Friday medics said and the military said it opened fire in response to grenade and rock attacks and breaches of the frontier NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian woman during Gaza border protests on Friday medics said and the military said it opened fire in response to grenade and rock attacks and breaches of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-gaza-woman-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1P51V22019-01-12
Palestinians also want a right of return to lands from which their families fled or were forced to flee in the 1948 war of Israels founding PositiveGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian woman during Gaza border protests on Friday medics said and the military said it opened fire in response to grenade and rock attacks and breaches of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-gaza-woman-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1P51V22019-01-12
GAZA A planned trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Hamas has been canceled Palestinian officials said on Thursday amid new friction between the Islamist group that controls Gaza and the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank NegativeGAZA A planned trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Hamas has been canceled Palestinian officials said on Thursday amid new friction between the Islamist group that controls Gaza and the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-russia/hamas-leaders-jan-15-trip-to-moscow-canceled-idUSKCN1P412Q2019-01-11
Hamas which seized the Gaza Strip in a brief Palestinian civil war in 2007 and the PA have failed repeatedly to implement an Egyptianmediated reconciliation deal NegativeGAZA A planned trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Hamas has been canceled Palestinian officials said on Thursday amid new friction between the Islamist group that controls Gaza and the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-russia/hamas-leaders-jan-15-trip-to-moscow-canceled-idUSKCN1P412Q2019-01-11
The cancellation was first reported by Russias Interfax news agency which cited information from the Palestinian Authoritys ambassador NegativeGAZA A planned trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Hamas has been canceled Palestinian officials said on Thursday amid new friction between the Islamist group that controls Gaza and the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-russia/hamas-leaders-jan-15-trip-to-moscow-canceled-idUSKCN1P412Q2019-01-11
Two senior Egyptian security officials met Hamas representatives in Gaza on Thursday to discuss the faltering unity efforts as well as tensions along the border with Israel Palestinian sources said PositiveGAZA A planned trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Hamas has been canceled Palestinian officials said on Thursday amid new friction between the Islamist group that controls Gaza and the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-russia/hamas-leaders-jan-15-trip-to-moscow-canceled-idUSKCN1P412Q2019-01-11
GAZA The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the GazaEgypt border crossing effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip NegativeGAZA The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the GazaEgypt border crossing effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-gaza/palestinian-authority-pulls-employees-from-egypt-gaza-crossing-idUSKCN1P00N22019-01-07
JERUSALEM Israel has arrested five Jewish seminary students in the occupied West Bank in connection with a rock attack on a Palestinian car that killed a woman the Israeli domestic intelligence service said on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has arrested five Jewish seminary students in the occupied West Bank in connection with a rock attack on a Palestinian car that killed a woman the Israeli domestic intelligence service said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-students/israel-holding-jewish-seminary-students-over-palestinian-womans-death-idUSKCN1P00CQ2019-01-07
The West Bank sees frequent friction between Palestinians who seek the territory for a future state and Israels settlers some of whom identify with radical Jewish groups NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has arrested five Jewish seminary students in the occupied West Bank in connection with a rock attack on a Palestinian car that killed a woman the Israeli domestic intelligence service said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-students/israel-holding-jewish-seminary-students-over-palestinian-womans-death-idUSKCN1P00CQ2019-01-07
The two Palestinian groups have tried and failed numerous times to end their dispute NegativeGAZA The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the GazaEgypt border crossing effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-gaza/palestinian-authority-pulls-employees-from-egypt-gaza-crossing-idUSKCN1P00N22019-01-07
GAZA The Gaza offices of President Mahmoud Abbass official Palestine Television station were attacked and ransacked on Friday adding to tensions between his Palestinian Authority and the Islamist Hamas movement which rules the territory NegativeGAZA The Gaza offices of President Mahmoud Abbass official Palestine Television station were attacked and ransacked on Friday adding to tensions between his Palestinian Authority and the Islamist Hamas movement which rules the territory http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-politics-tv/palestine-tv-offices-in-gaza-ransacked-equipment-destroyed-idUSKCN1OY1HI2019-01-05
The attack was widely condemned by other Palestinian political factions and by journalists NegativeGAZA The Gaza offices of President Mahmoud Abbass official Palestine Television station were attacked and ransacked on Friday adding to tensions between his Palestinian Authority and the Islamist Hamas movement which rules the territory http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-politics-tv/palestine-tv-offices-in-gaza-ransacked-equipment-destroyed-idUSKCN1OY1HI2019-01-05
Settlers had set up two caravans at the Amona outpost last month in what they described as a protest against a recent surge in Palestinian attacks in the West Bank NeutralAMONA West Bank Israeli paramilitary police dragged dozens of Jewish settlers out of an illegal outpost in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and said more than 20 officers were hurt during violent resistance to the evacuation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-outpost/israeli-police-settlers-clash-in-evacuation-of-illegal-outpost-idUSKCN1OX0J42019-01-03
Despite the neighbors 1994 peace deal and commercial and security ties many Jordanians resent Israel and identify with the Palestinian struggle against it NeutralIsrael protested to Jordan on Sunday after the spokeswoman for the government in Amman was photographed stepping on the Israeli flag during a meeting with trade unionists http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-israel/israel-protests-after-jordanian-spokeswoman-steps-on-its-flag-idUSKCN1OT0I32019-01-01
Such a move by Bolsonaro would be a sharp shift in Brazilian foreign policy which has traditionally backed a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazils Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of when not he moves his countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazil-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-matter-of-when-not-if-netanyahu-idUSKCN1OT0G52019-01-01
The move appeared to catch Livni a former peace negotiator with the Palestinians and current leader of the opposition in parliament by surprise NegativeJERUSALEM Israels main leftwing alliance split apart on Tuesday leaving one of the countrys most prominent politicians former foreign minister Tzipi Livni out in the cold ahead of an April general election http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-election/former-israeli-foreign-minister-livni-left-out-in-political-cold-idUSKCN1OV1G22019-01-01





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Despite the neighbors 1994 peace deal and commercial and security ties many Jordanians resent Israel and identify with the Palestinian struggle against it NeutralIsrael protested to Jordan on Sunday after the spokeswoman for the government in Amman was photographed stepping on the Israeli flag during a meeting with trade unionists http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-israel/israel-protests-after-jordanian-spokeswoman-steps-on-its-flag-idUSKCN1OT0I32018-12-31
Such a move by Bolsonaro would be a sharp shift in Brazilian foreign policy which has traditionally backed a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazils Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of when not he moves his countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazil-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-matter-of-when-not-if-netanyahu-idUSKCN1OT0G52018-12-31
The party New would like Jewish Home pursue hawkish security policies including opposition to a Palestinian state Bennett said NeutralJERUSALEM A religiousnationalist party in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus coalition government split on Saturday with its leaders saying they were bolting to appeal to more secular constituents ahead of an April election http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-election-nationalists/israels-jewish-home-party-splits-ahead-of-april-election-idUSKCN1OS0LU2018-12-30
GAZA Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man during the latest of weekly protests along the border with Israel on Friday Palestinian health officials said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man during the latest of weekly protests along the border with Israel on Friday Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-gunfire-kills-a-gazan-during-border-protests-idUSKCN1OR1952018-12-29
Settlements are one of the thorniest issues in efforts to restart IsraeliPalestinian peace talks frozen since 2014 NeutralPARIS France on Thursday called on Israel to reconsider recently issued approvals for more than 2000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank saying they would violate international law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/france-urges-israel-to-reconsider-settler-home-approvals-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1OQ1722018-12-28
While Israels settlement projects have regularly drawn condemnation from the Palestinians and in Europe the U.S. administration under President Donald Trump has taken a largely uncritical public stand NegativePARIS France on Thursday called on Israel to reconsider recently issued approvals for more than 2000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank saying they would violate international law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/france-urges-israel-to-reconsider-settler-home-approvals-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1OQ1722018-12-28
He was initially sentenced to death in the prison break case and handed a life sentence on charges of spying for Palestinian Islamist group Hamas but those verdicts were overturned NegativeCAIRO Two protagonists of Egypts recent history faced each other in court on Wednesday with toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak testifying for the first time against the Muslim Brotherhoods jailed former president Mohammed Mursi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court-mubarak/deposed-egyptian-presidents-come-face-to-face-in-court-idUSKCN1OP14K2018-12-27
JERUSALEM Paz Oil said on Thursday it extended its contract with the Palestinian Authority to sell petroleum products in the West Bank and Gaza Strip for two more years NegativeJERUSALEM Paz Oil said on Thursday it extended its contract with the Palestinian Authority to sell petroleum products in the West Bank and Gaza Strip for two more years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-paz-oil-israel-palestinians/israels-paz-oil-renews-contract-with-palestinian-authority-idUSKCN1OQ0GB2018-12-27
The Palestinian Authority is a major customer for Paz and in 2017 accounted for 11 percent of the companys revenue NegativeJERUSALEM Paz Oil said on Thursday it extended its contract with the Palestinian Authority to sell petroleum products in the West Bank and Gaza Strip for two more years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-paz-oil-israel-palestinians/israels-paz-oil-renews-contract-with-palestinian-authority-idUSKCN1OQ0GB2018-12-27
In Manger Square visitors were entertained by choirs singing carols bagpipe players and a Palestinian scouts marching band NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Filing past a 16meter Christmas tree in Manger Square visitors from all over the world made a Christmas Eve pilgrimage to Bethlehem the town revered as the birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-mangersquare/christmas-cheer-at-jesuss-traditional-birthplace-of-bethlehem-idUSKCN1ON0OJ2018-12-25
The Palestinian town in the Israelioccupied West Bank is enjoying its busiest Christmas in years with hotels nearly fully booked and the security situation relatively calm PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Filing past a 16meter Christmas tree in Manger Square visitors from all over the world made a Christmas Eve pilgrimage to Bethlehem the town revered as the birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-mangersquare/christmas-cheer-at-jesuss-traditional-birthplace-of-bethlehem-idUSKCN1ON0OJ2018-12-25
She also accused Arab countries of not making the Palestinian people a Because if they were you would all be in a room helping bring both sides to the table NegativeUNITED NATIONS Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday that an American plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians brings brings new elements to the discussion taking advantage of the new world of technology that we live in http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-to-take-advantage-of-technology-haley-idUSKBN1OH1QI2018-12-19
UNITED NATIONS Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday that an American plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians brings brings new elements to the discussion taking advantage of the new world of technology that we live in PositiveUNITED NATIONS Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday that an American plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians brings brings new elements to the discussion taking advantage of the new world of technology that we live in http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-to-take-advantage-of-technology-haley-idUSKBN1OH1QI2018-12-19
GAZA The IsraeliPalestinian conflict is often framed in black and white an outlook captured by this image of Palestinian youths shrouded by clouds of smoke that block out everything except an isolated moment of protest and defiance NegativeGAZA The IsraeliPalestinian conflict is often framed in black and white an outlook captured by this image of Palestinian youths shrouded by clouds of smoke that block out everything except an isolated moment of protest and defiance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poy/as-smoke-clears-capturing-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict-idUSKBN1OG0VA2018-12-18
Hamas the militant Islamist group that controls Gaza televised images of the Palestinian dead and wounded and Palestinian protesters posted images from the front lines on social media NegativeGAZA The IsraeliPalestinian conflict is often framed in black and white an outlook captured by this image of Palestinian youths shrouded by clouds of smoke that block out everything except an isolated moment of protest and defiance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poy/as-smoke-clears-capturing-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict-idUSKBN1OG0VA2018-12-18
Israelis were angered by another new phenomenon first seen in 2018 the Palestinian kites and balloons loaded with petrol bombs by Gaza militants and sent flying over the border NegativeGAZA The IsraeliPalestinian conflict is often framed in black and white an outlook captured by this image of Palestinian youths shrouded by clouds of smoke that block out everything except an isolated moment of protest and defiance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poy/as-smoke-clears-capturing-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict-idUSKBN1OG0VA2018-12-18
Palestinian Social Development Minister Ibrahim AlShaer said on Monday they would not give in to pressure NegativeRAMALLAH The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for million in aid for Palestinians next year saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-aid/u-n-palestinians-launch-aid-appeal-after-funding-cuts-idUSKBN1OG0F12018-12-18
Palestinians continued to call for an end to an Israeliled blockade on Gaza NegativeGAZA The IsraeliPalestinian conflict is often framed in black and white an outlook captured by this image of Palestinian youths shrouded by clouds of smoke that block out everything except an isolated moment of protest and defiance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poy/as-smoke-clears-capturing-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict-idUSKBN1OG0VA2018-12-18
RAMALLAH The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for million in aid for Palestinians next year saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts NegativeRAMALLAH The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for million in aid for Palestinians next year saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-aid/u-n-palestinians-launch-aid-appeal-after-funding-cuts-idUSKBN1OG0F12018-12-18
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem territories that Israel captured and occupied in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeRAMALLAH The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for million in aid for Palestinians next year saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-aid/u-n-palestinians-launch-aid-appeal-after-funding-cuts-idUSKBN1OG0F12018-12-18
The move was widely seen as a means of pressuring the Palestinian leadership to enter peace negotiations with Israel NeutralRAMALLAH The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for million in aid for Palestinians next year saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-aid/u-n-palestinians-launch-aid-appeal-after-funding-cuts-idUSKBN1OG0F12018-12-18
The position of the Palestinian people its leadership and its government is that we will not drop our legitimate rights for aid and he said NegativeRAMALLAH The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for million in aid for Palestinians next year saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-aid/u-n-palestinians-launch-aid-appeal-after-funding-cuts-idUSKBN1OG0F12018-12-18
All of Jerusalem remains a finalstatus issue for negotiations while East Jerusalem under international law is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian he said NeutralJERUSALEM Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australias recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay Israeli control over the whole city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia/israel-signals-displeasure-at-australias-mistaken-west-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1OF0E82018-12-17
DUBAI The foreign minister of U.S. ally Bahrain has defended Australias formal recognition of West Jerusalem as Israels capital saying the move would not affect a future Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital PositiveDUBAI The foreign minister of U.S. ally Bahrain has defended Australias formal recognition of West Jerusalem as Israels capital saying the move would not affect a future Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-bahrain/bahrain-foreign-minister-defends-australias-decision-on-jerusalem-idUSKBN1OF09D2018-12-17
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said Saturdays move was born of Australian petty domestic NegativeJERUSALEM Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australias recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay Israeli control over the whole city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia/israel-signals-displeasure-at-australias-mistaken-west-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1OF0E82018-12-17
Israeli rights groups have criticized familyhome demolitions of Palestinian attackers as acts of vengeance and collective punishment NegativeEL AMARI REFUGEE CAMP West Bank Israeli forces on Saturday demolished the family home of a Palestinian charged with killing an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank the military and witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-demolition/israel-destroys-house-of-palestinian-charged-with-killing-soldier-idUSKBN1OE0AL2018-12-16
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said the announcement was born of Australian petty domestic politics NegativeSYDNEY Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of Middle East policy but will not move its embassy there immediately Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-recognizes-west-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-embassy-not-moving-yet-idUSKBN1OE02I2018-12-16
Gazas health ministry said more than 220 Palestinians had been killed by Israeli troops since March at border protests demanding an end to an Israeliled blockade of the coastal strip NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during stone throwing clashes on Friday in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-clashes-medics-idUSKBN1OD29A2018-12-15
In the Gaza Strip which is controlled by the Hamas militant group thousands of Palestinians also gathered along the border with Israel NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during stone throwing clashes on Friday in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-clashes-medics-idUSKBN1OD29A2018-12-15
One Palestinian aged 18 was killed by Israeli fire health officials said NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during stone throwing clashes on Friday in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-clashes-medics-idUSKBN1OD29A2018-12-15
RAMALLAH West Bank Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during stone throwing clashes on Friday in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during stone throwing clashes on Friday in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-clashes-medics-idUSKBN1OD29A2018-12-15
In a separate incident in the West Bank police said they arrested a second Palestinian driver whom they suspected had tried to run over troops NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police shot and killed a Palestinian driver who they said tried to ram his vehicle into a group of officers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-officers-kill-suspected-palestinian-attacker-police-idUSKBN1OA13S2018-12-12
Israeli troops frequently mount raids in the West Bank where violence has simmered over longstalled Palestinian statehood talks NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli human rights group disputed on Tuesday the armys account that it killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank during a riot on Dec http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-shooting/rights-group-disputes-israeli-army-on-west-bank-killing-idUSKBN1OA23G2018-12-12
JERUSALEM An Israeli human rights group disputed on Tuesday the armys account that it killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank during a riot on Dec NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli human rights group disputed on Tuesday the armys account that it killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank during a riot on Dec http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-shooting/rights-group-disputes-israeli-army-on-west-bank-killing-idUSKBN1OA23G2018-12-12
JERUSALEM Israeli police shot and killed a Palestinian driver who they said tried to ram his vehicle into a group of officers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli police shot and killed a Palestinian driver who they said tried to ram his vehicle into a group of officers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-officers-kill-suspected-palestinian-attacker-police-idUSKBN1OA13S2018-12-12
On Sunday a suspected Palestinian gunman wounded six Israelis in a driveby shooting at a bus stop next to a West Bank Jewish settlement NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police shot and killed a Palestinian driver who they said tried to ram his vehicle into a group of officers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-officers-kill-suspected-palestinian-attacker-police-idUSKBN1OA13S2018-12-12
Responding to BTselems findings the Israeli military repeated its original account of violence by the Palestinians in Tulkarm adding that the shooting was under investigation NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli human rights group disputed on Tuesday the armys account that it killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank during a riot on Dec http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-shooting/rights-group-disputes-israeli-army-on-west-bank-killing-idUSKBN1OA23G2018-12-12
BETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-tourism/tourism-in-bethlehem-booming-as-christmas-nears-idUSKBN1O91RP2018-12-11
Israel says the barrier stops suicide bombings while Palestinians complain that it loops around Israeli settlement blocs in the West Bank where they want to set up a state NeutralBETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-tourism/tourism-in-bethlehem-booming-as-christmas-nears-idUSKBN1O91RP2018-12-11
On Sunday a Palestinian driveby shooting targeted a group of Israelis at a bus stop next to a settlement critically wounding six people the military said NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers raided the official Palestinian news agency on Monday in the occupied West Bank a day after suspected Palestinian gunmen opened fire on Israelis outside a nearby Jewish settlement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-raid/israeli-troops-raid-palestinian-news-agency-for-footage-idUSKBN1O920B2018-12-11
Some American pilgrims in Bethlehem seemed to regard their visit as a continuation of a tour through Israel rather than a trip to a Palestinian city PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-tourism/tourism-in-bethlehem-booming-as-christmas-nears-idUSKBN1O91RP2018-12-11
Such a move would be a sharp shift in Brazilian foreign policy which has traditionally backed a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict NegativeBRASILIA The Arab League has warned Brazils rightwing Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro in a letter that moving Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could harm relations with Arab countries a diplomat said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-arabs/arab-league-tells-brazils-bolsonaro-israel-embassy-move-could-harm-ties-idUSKBN1O92JU2018-12-11
Two Palestinians were injured by live fire a Palestinian medical official said NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers raided the official Palestinian news agency on Monday in the occupied West Bank a day after suspected Palestinian gunmen opened fire on Israelis outside a nearby Jewish settlement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-raid/israeli-troops-raid-palestinian-news-agency-for-footage-idUSKBN1O920B2018-12-11
We have never received this number of tourists coming to said Palestinian Minister of Tourism Rula Maayah NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-tourism/tourism-in-bethlehem-booming-as-christmas-nears-idUSKBN1O91RP2018-12-11
Israel captured Gaza in the 1967 Middle East war but withdrew in 2005 while holding onto most of the separate West Bank where Palestinians have limited selfrule NeutralUNITED NATIONS A U.S. attempt to get the United Nations to condemn violence by Palestinian militant group Hamas for the first time failed on Thursday because the draft resolution fell short of votes needed in the General Assembly http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-fails-to-win-enough-support-at-u-n-to-condemn-hamas-idUSKBN1O52NV2018-12-07
UNITED NATIONS A U.S. attempt to get the United Nations to condemn violence by Palestinian militant group Hamas for the first time failed on Thursday because the draft resolution fell short of votes needed in the General Assembly NegativeUNITED NATIONS A U.S. attempt to get the United Nations to condemn violence by Palestinian militant group Hamas for the first time failed on Thursday because the draft resolution fell short of votes needed in the General Assembly http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-fails-to-win-enough-support-at-u-n-to-condemn-hamas-idUSKBN1O52NV2018-12-07
Palestinians with broad international backing want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state while Israel views the whole city its united and capital NegativeVATICAN CITY The Vatican expressed concern over the status of Jerusalem on Monday as Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held their first meeting since the United States stirred international anxiety by moving its embassy there http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-vatican-abbas/pope-abbas-discuss-jerusalem-at-first-meeting-after-u-s-embassy-move-idUSKBN1O21XS2018-12-04
The Vatican backs a twostate solution to the PalestinianIsraeli conflict with both sides agreeing on the status of Jerusalem as part of the peace process PositiveVATICAN CITY The Vatican expressed concern over the status of Jerusalem on Monday as Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held their first meeting since the United States stirred international anxiety by moving its embassy there http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-vatican-abbas/pope-abbas-discuss-jerusalem-at-first-meeting-after-u-s-embassy-move-idUSKBN1O21XS2018-12-04
19 and applies only in the West Bank where Palestinians have limited selfrule under Israeli military occupation NeutralA group of Jewish Americans sued Airbnb Inc on Wednesday in U.S. federal court accusing the home rental company of religious discrimination over its decision last week to remove listings for about 200 homes in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbnb-lawsuit-israel/jewish-americans-sue-airbnb-over-west-bank-listing-ban-idUSKCN1NX2V12018-11-29
His raw material is rockets and mortar shells fired into Israel by Palestinian militants from Gaza just 4 km NegativeYATED Israel The clang of hammer on metal and the roar of a blowtorch can be heard long before you walk into Israeli metal sculptor Yaron Bobs workshop http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-artist/israeli-artist-beats-gaza-rockets-into-hanukkah-lamps-idUSKCN1NX1S12018-11-29
Israel maintains tight control of the enclaves land air and sea borders while the wider IsraeliPalestinian peace process has been stalled for several years NeutralYATED Israel The clang of hammer on metal and the roar of a blowtorch can be heard long before you walk into Israeli metal sculptor Yaron Bobs workshop http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-artist/israeli-artist-beats-gaza-rockets-into-hanukkah-lamps-idUSKCN1NX1S12018-11-29
Most world powers believe Israels settlements on occupied Palestinian land violate international law NeutralA group of Jewish Americans sued Airbnb Inc on Wednesday in U.S. federal court accusing the home rental company of religious discrimination over its decision last week to remove listings for about 200 homes in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbnb-lawsuit-israel/jewish-americans-sue-airbnb-over-west-bank-listing-ban-idUSKCN1NX2V12018-11-29
Palestinians in the West Bank have welcomed Airbnbs decision NeutralA group of Jewish Americans sued Airbnb Inc on Wednesday in U.S. federal court accusing the home rental company of religious discrimination over its decision last week to remove listings for about 200 homes in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbnb-lawsuit-israel/jewish-americans-sue-airbnb-over-west-bank-listing-ban-idUSKCN1NX2V12018-11-29
ROME Italian antiterrorism police on Wednesday arrested a Lebanese national of Palestinian descent on suspicion he was planning a poison attack in the Sardinian town of Macomer NegativeROME Italian antiterrorism police on Wednesday arrested a Lebanese national of Palestinian descent on suspicion he was planning a poison attack in the Sardinian town of Macomer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-security-arrest/italian-police-arrest-lebanese-man-suspected-of-planning-poison-attack-idUSKCN1NX2F12018-11-29
This year alone more than 230 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops and two Israeli soldiers and one Palestinian killed by Hamas militants either in border protests or conflict NegativeYATED Israel The clang of hammer on metal and the roar of a blowtorch can be heard long before you walk into Israeli metal sculptor Yaron Bobs workshop http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-artist/israeli-artist-beats-gaza-rockets-into-hanukkah-lamps-idUSKCN1NX1S12018-11-29
The Palestinians have refused to participate in the U.S. effort since December when Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital and then moved the U.S. embassy there NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States has spoken with Israel about possibly presenting a longawaited Middle East peace plan at the start of next year which could avoid interfering with the countrys election Israels U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-could-unveil-peace-plan-at-start-of-2019-israels-u-n-envoy-idUSKCN1NW1YG2018-11-28
BEIT UMMAR West Bank A Palestinian was shot dead while carrying out a carramming attack on Monday that injured three Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military said NegativeBEIT UMMAR West Bank A Palestinian was shot dead while carrying out a carramming attack on Monday that injured three Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-shot-dead-after-injuring-israeli-soldiers-in-car-ramming-military-idUSKCN1NV1CJ2018-11-27
Airbnbs delisting applies only to Israeli settlements in the West Bank where Palestinians have limited self rule under Israeli military occupation NegativeJERUSALEM Lawyers launched a class action lawsuit in Israel on Thursday against Airbnb accusing the company of outrageous and demanding monetary damages after it withdrew listings of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestians-airbnb/airbnb-faces-israeli-class-action-lawsuit-for-delisting-settlements-idUSKCN1NR2412018-11-23
BETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian musicians are fast reaping dividends from their presence on Spotify which launched its internet streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa last week PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian musicians are fast reaping dividends from their presence on Spotify which launched its internet streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa last week http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-spotify-tech-mideast-palestinians/spotifys-palestinian-launch-puts-local-artists-on-the-map-idUSKCN1NR1J92018-11-23
Inside the Gaza Strip 225 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since border protests began on March 30 according to Palestinian health officials NegativeISRAELGAZA BORDER In another part of the world they might have gone to the same schools or be sharing wifi in the same coffee shops http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-instagram/divided-by-war-israel-and-gazas-instagrammers-tell-their-own-stories-idUSKCN1NR1XL2018-11-23
Spotify is the first major streaming company to launch a program specific to the occupied Palestinian territories allowing local artists to reach new global audiences despite local challenges PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian musicians are fast reaping dividends from their presence on Spotify which launched its internet streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa last week http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-spotify-tech-mideast-palestinians/spotifys-palestinian-launch-puts-local-artists-on-the-map-idUSKCN1NR1J92018-11-23
Still having a music and social service specific to the Palestinian territories is something said Murad PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian musicians are fast reaping dividends from their presence on Spotify which launched its internet streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa last week http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-spotify-tech-mideast-palestinians/spotifys-palestinian-launch-puts-local-artists-on-the-map-idUSKCN1NR1J92018-11-23
The group highlights photographs of farmland scorched by incendiary devices flown into Israel during Palestinian border protests and rockets fired by Gaza militants which send Israelis running to shelters NegativeISRAELGAZA BORDER In another part of the world they might have gone to the same schools or be sharing wifi in the same coffee shops http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-instagram/divided-by-war-israel-and-gazas-instagrammers-tell-their-own-stories-idUSKCN1NR1XL2018-11-23
Palestinians who want to establish an independent state taking in the West Bank have welcomed the San Franciscobased firms move NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli cabinet minister called on Wednesday for a boycott of Airbnb and promoted one of its rivals escalating the governments response to the homerental companys decision to delist Israels settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/israeli-minister-urges-airbnb-boycott-talks-up-rival-service-idUSKCN1NQ1CN2018-11-22
com is a great added Erdan the pointman in Israeli government efforts to combat proPalestinian boycotts PositiveJERUSALEM An Israeli cabinet minister called on Wednesday for a boycott of Airbnb and promoted one of its rivals escalating the governments response to the homerental companys decision to delist Israels settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/israeli-minister-urges-airbnb-boycott-talks-up-rival-service-idUSKCN1NQ1CN2018-11-22
JERUSALEM Homerenting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank a move Israel called a wretched to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace PositiveJERUSALEM Homerenting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank a move Israel called a wretched to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-to-remove-listings-in-israels-west-bank-settlements-idUSKCN1NO1WA2018-11-20
Palestinians and their supporters had long lobbied Airbnb to delist the settlements NegativeJERUSALEM Homerenting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank a move Israel called a wretched to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-to-remove-listings-in-israels-west-bank-settlements-idUSKCN1NO1WA2018-11-20
Palestinians deem the settlements and the military presence needed to protect them to be obstacles to their goal of establishing a state NegativeJERUSALEM Homerenting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank a move Israel called a wretched to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-to-remove-listings-in-israels-west-bank-settlements-idUSKCN1NO1WA2018-11-20
Avigdor Lieberman quit on Wednesday over what he described as the governments toosoft policy on crossborder violence with Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls on Thursday from his coalition partners to hold an early election a day after the defense ministers resignation left the government with a razorthin majority http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics/netanyahu-faces-snap-election-calls-after-defense-minister-quits-idUSKCN1NK2D62018-11-16
GENEVA The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees has almost closed a funding gap caused by the loss of million in U.S. contributions its chief said on Tuesday NegativeGENEVA The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees has almost closed a funding gap caused by the loss of million in U.S. contributions its chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-n-palestinian-aid-agency-narrows-funding-gap-after-trump-exit-idUSKCN1NK2NQ2018-11-16
In a separate incident the military said troops captured a Palestinian who tried to cut through the fence and threw grenades at them NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday in protest at a Gaza ceasefire that he called a capitulation to weakening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus conservative coalition government http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-politics/israeli-defense-minister-quits-over-gaza-truce-in-blow-to-netanyahu-idUSKCN1NJ1HM2018-11-15
On Gaza City streets Palestinian burned Liebermans photo and some motorists handed out candies to passersby in celebration NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday in protest at a Gaza ceasefire that he called a capitulation to weakening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus conservative coalition government http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-politics/israeli-defense-minister-quits-over-gaza-truce-in-blow-to-netanyahu-idUSKCN1NJ1HM2018-11-15
Since Monday Israeli air strikes had killed seven Palestinians at least five of them gunmen and destroyed several buildings used by Gazas ruling Hamas Islamists NegativePalestinian militants and Israel held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyptian mediation effort bringing a relative calm to the Gaza frontier after the fiercest rocket salvoes and air strikes since the 2014 war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/gaza-israel-frontier-calms-as-enemies-warily-cease-fire-idUSKCN1NI0RS2018-11-14
The department also blacklisted AlMujahidin Brigades which it said had links to Hezbollah and had plotted a number of attacks against Israeli targets from a base in the Palestinian Territories NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Tuesday designated Jawad Nasrallah son of Lebanons Iranbacked Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah a terrorist and accused him of carrying out attacks against Israel in the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-hezbollah/u-s-designates-son-of-hezbollah-leader-a-terrorist-idUSKCN1NI2HW2018-11-14
The joint command of the Palestinian armed factions in Gaza said in a statement on Tuesday they would abide by a ceasefire as long as the Zionist enemy does the NegativePalestinian militants and Israel held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyptian mediation effort bringing a relative calm to the Gaza frontier after the fiercest rocket salvoes and air strikes since the 2014 war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/gaza-israel-frontier-calms-as-enemies-warily-cease-fire-idUSKCN1NI0RS2018-11-14
GAZA Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in air strikes and an undercover raid that Hamas said targeted one of its commanders and the Israeli military said left one of its officers dead NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in air strikes and an undercover raid that Hamas said targeted one of its commanders and the Israeli military said left one of its officers dead http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-fire-kills-seven-during-gaza-raid-israeli-officer-killed-idUSKCN1NG0U02018-11-13
In response to yesterdays crime the joint command of Palestinian factions announce the beginning of bombardment of the enemys settlements with scores of Hamas said in a statement on Monday NeutralPalestinian militants on Monday carried out their most intensive shelling of Israel since the 2014 Gaza war in retaliation for a botched crossborder commando raid drawing Israeli air strikes against Hamas television station and other targets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-gaza-border-ignites-after-botched-incursion-four-dead-idUSKCN1NH0ZM2018-11-13
The sources said Egypt told Israel of the need to commit to the deescalation process and also stepped up efforts with the Palestinians in that regard PositiveCAIRO Egypt told Israel on Monday it needed to stop an escalation of violence in the Gaza strip state TV quoted sources as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestianian/egypt-tells-israel-it-needs-to-de-escalate-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1NH2IG2018-11-13
GAZA Israeli forces killed at least six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an undercover raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes that provided cover for the troops to escape back into Israel by car Hamas said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed at least six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an undercover raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes that provided cover for the troops to escape back into Israel by car Hamas said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-fire-kills-six-during-gaza-raid-targeting-hamas-commander-hamas-idUSKCN1NG0U02018-11-12
Violence has flared frequently on the frontier since Palestinians began weekly protests on March 30 NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed at least six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an undercover raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes that provided cover for the troops to escape back into Israel by car Hamas said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-fire-kills-six-during-gaza-raid-targeting-hamas-commander-hamas-idUSKCN1NG0U02018-11-12
Among them was Duncan Hunter who has pleaded not guilty to felony corruption charges but managed to defeat Ammar CampaNajjar a former Obama administration aide of Mexican and Palestinian heritage NegativeLOS ANGELES Californias proRussia congressman Dana Rohrabacher is one of four Republican incumbents in the state whose seats are still in danger of falling to Democratic opponents in the U.S. House of Representatives as Americas most populous state slowly counts its votes http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-election-california/california-house-races-hang-in-balance-amid-slow-vote-count-idUSKCN1ND3012018-11-11
GAZA A million Qatari cash infusion was paid out to impoverished Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip on Friday offering Hamas a potential domestic reprieve though Israel said the money would not go to the dominant Islamist group PositiveGAZA A million Qatari cash infusion was paid out to impoverished Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip on Friday offering Hamas a potential domestic reprieve though Israel said the money would not go to the dominant Islamist group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/qatar-pays-gaza-salaries-to-ease-tensions-israel-says-moneys-not-for-hamas-idUSKCN1NE1ET2018-11-10
Palestinian sources said the Qatari payout received on Thursday was the first of a total of million that would come into Gaza over the next six months with Israeli approval NeutralGAZA A million Qatari cash infusion was paid out to impoverished Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip on Friday offering Hamas a potential domestic reprieve though Israel said the money would not go to the dominant Islamist group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/qatar-pays-gaza-salaries-to-ease-tensions-israel-says-moneys-not-for-hamas-idUSKCN1NE1ET2018-11-10
Cairo has also been trying to negotiate a reconciliation agreement between Hamas and the rival Westernbacked Palestinian Authority which holds sway in the Israelioccupied West Bank PositiveGAZA Egyptian naval forces fired on a Palestinian fishing boat and killed a fisherman on Wednesday Gazas interior ministry said but an Egyptian military source denied the report http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-egypt/palestinians-say-egyptian-fire-kills-gaza-fisherman-cairo-denies-it-idUSKCN1NC2X42018-11-08
During unrest at the border fence in July an Israeli soldier was also killed by a Palestinian sniper in a crossborder shooting NegativeGAZA Egyptian naval forces fired on a Palestinian fishing boat and killed a fisherman on Wednesday Gazas interior ministry said but an Egyptian military source denied the report http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-egypt/palestinians-say-egyptian-fire-kills-gaza-fisherman-cairo-denies-it-idUSKCN1NC2X42018-11-08
Tlaib would be the first PalestinianAmerican elected to Congress NeutralThe 2018 U.S. congressional elections prompted a surge of candidates from minority groups that have not had electoral success in the past http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-firsts-factbox/factbox-breaking-barriers-u-s-election-winners-could-mark-minority-firsts-idUSKCN1NA2LD2018-11-06
A deal to end the 70yearold IsraeliPalestinian conflict remains elusive and wars and insurgencies continue to plague larges swathes of the Middle East NegativePARIS President Emmanuel Macron faces a week of historic commemoration and intense diplomacy as he prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One and host more than 60 world leaders at a peace gathering in Paris http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ww1-centenary-france-macron/after-rest-macron-faces-rush-of-world-war-one-memorials-diplomacy-idUSKCN1N90DA2018-11-05
A Palestinian official familiar with the Egyptian mediation said the goal was to end the protests and in return secure an easing of an IsraeliEgyptian blockade of Gaza NegativeGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
GAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier NegativeGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
Hamas seized control of Gaza from Westernbacked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in 2007 and has since fought three wars with Israel most recently in 2014 NegativeGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
Nearly 220 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces during almost seven months of protests according to Gaza figures NegativeGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
The Israeli military which usually says Palestinians attack the border fence during the protest said that while there were indeed disturbances much of the crowd kept their distance NegativeGAZA Crowds of Palestinians protested along the GazaIsrael border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension along the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-border-protest-more-subdued-as-egypt-pushes-for-calm-idUSKCN1N720P2018-11-03
U.S. envoys see Riyadh and other Gulf powers as possible partners in a broad peace deal with Israel that would overtake its longstalled bilateral negotiations with the Palestinians PositiveIsrael on Friday condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul but said cooperating with Riyadh against Iran was a greater priority http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-israel/netanyahu-condemns-killing-of-saudi-journalist-but-keeps-focus-on-iran-idUSKCN1N70SV2018-11-03
Palestinians say they are protesting against Israels blockade of the territory and in support of a right for Palestinian refugees to return to land lost during Israels founding in 1948 NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded 25 including two medics on Monday during protests along the Gaza Strips beachfront border with Israel the Gaza Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-man-during-gaza-protests-medics-idUSKCN1N31Y12018-10-30
The Gaza Health Ministry said a 27yearold Palestinian man was killed by the Israeli gunfire NeutralGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded 25 including two medics on Monday during protests along the Gaza Strips beachfront border with Israel the Gaza Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-man-during-gaza-protests-medics-idUSKCN1N31Y12018-10-30
Two million Palestinians live in tiny Gaza most of them stateless descendants of people who fled or were driven from homes in Israel during its establishment 70 years ago NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded 25 including two medics on Monday during protests along the Gaza Strips beachfront border with Israel the Gaza Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-man-during-gaza-protests-medics-idUSKCN1N31Y12018-10-30
Violence along the border has occasionally escalated into Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes with Egypt and the United Nations repeatedly mediating ceasefires NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded 25 including two medics on Monday during protests along the Gaza Strips beachfront border with Israel the Gaza Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-man-during-gaza-protests-medics-idUSKCN1N31Y12018-10-30
GAZA Three Palestinian boys were killed in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip frontier on Sunday medical officials in the Hamasrun enclave said while Israel said it had hit suspected militants trying to blow up part of a border fence NegativeGAZA Three Palestinian boys were killed in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip frontier on Sunday medical officials in the Hamasrun enclave said while Israel said it had hit suspected militants trying to blow up part of a border fence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/three-gaza-boys-killed-in-israeli-strike-on-tinderbox-border-idUSKCN1N20RX2018-10-29
Two million Palestinians live in Gaza most of them stateless descendants of people who fled or were driven from homes in Israel at its founding in 1948 NegativeGAZA Three Palestinian boys were killed in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip frontier on Sunday medical officials in the Hamasrun enclave said while Israel said it had hit suspected militants trying to blow up part of a border fence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/three-gaza-boys-killed-in-israeli-strike-on-tinderbox-border-idUSKCN1N20RX2018-10-29
According to the Palestinian Health Ministry 213 Gazans have been killed by Israeli forces during the protests NeutralThe Israeli frontier with Gaza fell silent on Saturday under what Palestinians described as an Egyptianmediated truce after Israel responded to the biggest salvo of Palestinian rockets for months with scores of air strikes on Gaza targets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-militants-agree-truce-after-exchange-of-fire-with-israel-idUSKCN1N10682018-10-28
Egyptian security officials have been talking separately to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in an attempt to restore calm along the border PositiveThe Israeli frontier with Gaza fell silent on Saturday under what Palestinians described as an Egyptianmediated truce after Israel responded to the biggest salvo of Palestinian rockets for months with scores of air strikes on Gaza targets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-militants-agree-truce-after-exchange-of-fire-with-israel-idUSKCN1N10682018-10-28
One Israeli soldier has been killed by a Palestinian sniper NeutralThe Israeli frontier with Gaza fell silent on Saturday under what Palestinians described as an Egyptianmediated truce after Israel responded to the biggest salvo of Palestinian rockets for months with scores of air strikes on Gaza targets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-militants-agree-truce-after-exchange-of-fire-with-israel-idUSKCN1N10682018-10-28
An Israeli soldier was killed by a Palestinian sniper NeutralGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded 232 180 of them from live fire during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday Palestinian medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-four-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protest-medics-idUSKCN1N023J2018-10-27
An army spokesman said the military was aware there had been a fatality and a number of injured among the Palestinians and said the incident was being investigated NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded 232 180 of them from live fire during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday Palestinian medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-four-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protest-medics-idUSKCN1N023J2018-10-27
GAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded 232 180 of them from live fire during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday Palestinian medical officials said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded 232 180 of them from live fire during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday Palestinian medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-four-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protest-medics-idUSKCN1N023J2018-10-27
GAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded at least 50 during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday local medical officials said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded at least 50 during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday local medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-four-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protest-medics-idUSKCN1N023J2018-10-27
It said 16000 Palestinians had gathered along the Gaza border and hurled grenades firebombs and rocks at Israeli troops who responded with riot dispersal and live fire when required NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded 232 180 of them from live fire during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday Palestinian medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-four-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protest-medics-idUSKCN1N023J2018-10-27
Since the protests began 212 Gazans have been killed by Israeli troops according to Palestinian Health Ministry figures NegativeGAZA Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded 232 180 of them from live fire during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday Palestinian medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-four-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protest-medics-idUSKCN1N023J2018-10-27
Israeli troops frequently carry out raids in the West Bank including in areas under Palestinian civilian control where Israel retains overall security oversight under interim peace deals NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli troops killed a Palestinian man and wounded three others during a raid in a village in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday a Palestinian medical official said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-man-in-west-bank-raid-medical-official-idUSKCN1MY0LB2018-10-24
He was wanted by the Palestinian Authority the report said for helping sell property in Jerusalems Old City to Jewish buyers NeutralJERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-releases-two-palestinian-authority-officials-from-custody-idUSKCN1MW2RM2018-10-23
JERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case NegativeJERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-releases-two-palestinian-authority-officials-from-custody-idUSKCN1MW2RM2018-10-23
The official Palestinian news agency WAFA said President Mahmoud Abbas had spoken by phone to both men following their release NegativeJERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-releases-two-palestinian-authority-officials-from-custody-idUSKCN1MW2RM2018-10-23
They were arrested on suspicion of aiding the abduction a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said NeutralJERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-releases-two-palestinian-authority-officials-from-custody-idUSKCN1MW2RM2018-10-23
According to a report on Israels Reshet 13 television the Palestinian resident of Jerusalem abducted two weeks ago has both an Israeli identity card and U.S. citizenship NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
He was wanted by the Palestinian Authority the report said for helping sell property in Jerusalems old city to Jewish buyers NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
JERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
The Palestinian Authority condemned what it said was an of the two Palestinian officials but it did not comment on the specifics of the charges NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
But an official in Netanyahus office who spoke on condition of anonymity said an alternative relocation plan was being looked at in coordination with the Palestinian Authority NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday postponed the forced eviction of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank a government official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israel-delays-eviction-of-west-bank-bedouin-village-idUSKCN1MU0WP2018-10-21
Palestinians who lost an Israeli Supreme Court appeal against the evacuation say such documents are impossible to obtain NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday his decision to delay the demolition of a Bedouin village in the West Bank was a brief reprieve while efforts are under way to reach a relocation deal for its residents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/netanyahu-says-west-bank-bedouin-village-eviction-delay-not-indefinite-idUSKCN1MV0832018-10-21
We will stay alert and be ready to face the raid until news the is said Walid Assaf a Palestinian Authority minister who is in charge of the settlements file NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday postponed the forced eviction of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank a government official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israel-delays-eviction-of-west-bank-bedouin-village-idUSKCN1MU0WP2018-10-21
In Gaza a Palestinian official said the Egyptian delegation was also in contact with Israeli leaders to curb the current tensions PositiveYAD MORDECHAI Israel Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a home in southern Israel http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israel-steps-up-armored-deployment-on-gaza-border-idUSKCN1MS2B62018-10-19
Israeli leaders have said they will not tolerate rocket attacks or attempts during the border protests to breach Israels frontier fence with the Palestinian territory of two million people NegativeYAD MORDECHAI Israel Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a home in southern Israel http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israel-steps-up-armored-deployment-on-gaza-border-idUSKCN1MS2B62018-10-19
JERUSALEM An American student who was barred from entering Israel under a law against foreign activists who support boycotts of the state over its Palestinian policies was given permission to stay in the country by the Supreme Court on Thursday NegativeJERUSALEM An American student who was barred from entering Israel under a law against foreign activists who support boycotts of the state over its Palestinian policies was given permission to stay in the country by the Supreme Court on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-student/u-s-student-in-boycott-case-allowed-to-stay-in-israel-court-idUSKCN1MS2LK2018-10-19
Members of Israels rightwing government have long criticized the court for being in their eyes too liberal in its interventions regarding policy toward Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM An American student who was barred from entering Israel under a law against foreign activists who support boycotts of the state over its Palestinian policies was given permission to stay in the country by the Supreme Court on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-student/u-s-student-in-boycott-case-allowed-to-stay-in-israel-court-idUSKCN1MS2LK2018-10-19
Palestinian factions are demanding an end to the Israeli blockade that strangled life and business in the official told Reuters NegativeYAD MORDECHAI Israel Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a home in southern Israel http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israel-steps-up-armored-deployment-on-gaza-border-idUSKCN1MS2B62018-10-19
Indonesia is the worlds biggest Muslimmajority country where the Palestinian question is a sensitive issue and tens of thousands protested against Trumps decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem NegativeSYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite Indonesian concern over an Australian proposal to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-indonesia/australia-says-trade-agreement-with-indonesia-on-track-despite-israel-comments-idUSKCN1MR00Y2018-10-18
Morrisons willingness to reverse decades of foreign policy and follow the U.S. lead alienated many of Australias Asian neighbor that have close alliances with Palestinians NegativeSYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite Indonesian concern over an Australian proposal to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-indonesia/australia-says-trade-agreement-with-indonesia-on-track-despite-israel-comments-idUSKCN1MR00Y2018-10-18
Brazil has long supported a twostate solution for the conflict over Palestine and in 2010 recognized the Palestinian state based on 1967 borders with Israel PositiveBRASILIA The farright frontrunner in Brazils presidential race plans to put foreign policy in the hands of a diplomat who has praised the nationalist agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump that has shaken the global order an adviser to the candidate said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-diplomacy/brazil-right-winger-would-follow-trumps-lead-on-foreign-policy-idUSKCN1MQ2HR2018-10-17
However Bolsonaro has said Palestine is not a country and vowed to move Brazils embassy to Jerusalem and close the Palestinian embassy in Brasilia NegativeBRASILIA The farright frontrunner in Brazils presidential race plans to put foreign policy in the hands of a diplomat who has praised the nationalist agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump that has shaken the global order an adviser to the candidate said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-diplomacy/brazil-right-winger-would-follow-trumps-lead-on-foreign-policy-idUSKCN1MQ2HR2018-10-17
Trumps senior adviser and soninlaw Jared Kushner hopes to strike a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians but securing Saudi backing is crucial PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central the kingdom would pump oil and the superpower would provide security http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-leverage-fac/factbox-u-s-saudi-arabia-have-leverage-on-each-other-using-it-has-costs-idUSKCN1MQ2SU2018-10-17
UNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group of 77 developing nations NegativeUNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group of 77 developing nations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-palestinians-un/u-n-allows-palestinians-to-act-more-like-full-member-in-2019-idUSKCN1MQ2R72018-10-17
Skarsgard plays intelligence agent Becker who as part of the storys Israeli spy plot also pretends to be a young Palestinian Charlie travels with across Europe NeutralLONDON John le Carre fans will see a new adaptation of one of his spy novels when The Little Drummer hits TV screens this month but the British author said there was huge pressure in making the series after the success of hit show The Night http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-london-thelittledrummerg/after-night-manager-hit-le-carres-little-drummer-girl-heads-to-tv-idUSKCN1MO0SA2018-10-15
GAZA Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians on Friday in protests along Gazas border Gaza health officials said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians on Friday in protests along Gazas border Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/seven-palestinians-killed-in-border-protests-gaza-health-officials-idUSKCN1MM22Q2018-10-13
Hamas seized control Westernbacked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in 2007 and has since fought three wars with Israel most recently in 2014 NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians on Friday in protests along Gazas border Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/seven-palestinians-killed-in-border-protests-gaza-health-officials-idUSKCN1MM22Q2018-10-13
Israel says only survivors among the original 1948 refugees should be considered refugees today an idea fiercely opposed by the Palestinian leadership which hews to the UNRWA numbers NeutralJERUSALEM An Israeli government study shared with Washington argues that Palestinian refugees number in the thousands not the millions designated by a U.N. aid agency whose funding has been slashed by the Trump administration an Israeli official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-refugees/israel-says-palestinian-refugees-number-in-the-thousands-not-millions-idUSKCN1MM2JW2018-10-13
JERUSALEM An Israeli government study shared with Washington argues that Palestinian refugees number in the thousands not the millions designated by a U.N. aid agency whose funding has been slashed by the Trump administration an Israeli official said on Friday NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli government study shared with Washington argues that Palestinian refugees number in the thousands not the millions designated by a U.N. aid agency whose funding has been slashed by the Trump administration an Israeli official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-refugees/israel-says-palestinian-refugees-number-in-the-thousands-not-millions-idUSKCN1MM2JW2018-10-13
One Israeli soldier has been killed by a Palestinian sniper during the weekly protests and tracts of Israeli land have been scorched by incendiary kites and balloons NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians on Friday in protests along Gazas border Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/seven-palestinians-killed-in-border-protests-gaza-health-officials-idUSKCN1MM22Q2018-10-13
The Israeli study has not been published and there was no immediate reaction from Palestinian officials or from UNRWA on its numbers NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli government study shared with Washington argues that Palestinian refugees number in the thousands not the millions designated by a U.N. aid agency whose funding has been slashed by the Trump administration an Israeli official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-refugees/israel-says-palestinian-refugees-number-in-the-thousands-not-millions-idUSKCN1MM2JW2018-10-13
The Palestinian deaths bring to around 200 the number of Gazans killed since began on March to Palestinian Health Ministry figures NeutralGAZA Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians on Friday in protests along Gazas border Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/seven-palestinians-killed-in-border-protests-gaza-health-officials-idUSKCN1MM22Q2018-10-13
Both Haifa and Ashdod face shelling threats the former from Hezbollah rockets in Lebanon and the latter from Palestinian rockets from the Gaza Strip NegativeASHDOD Israel A U.S. Navy warship has docked in the southern Israeli port of Ashdod the first such visit there in almost 20 years in what officials from both sides hailed as a sign of their strong ties in the face of shared adversaries like Iran http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-israel-navy/u-s-navy-returns-to-israeli-port-in-sign-of-deep-alliance-idUSKCN1ML2IU2018-10-12
A spokesman for the Abbasappointed Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah who is based in the Israelioccupied West Bank voiced disapproval of the fuel delivery NegativeGAZA Two trucks brought fuel across Israels border into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in a Qatari and U.N.backed effort to ease conditions in the enclave and stem any escalation in PalestinianIsraeli violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/qatari-bought-fuel-enters-gaza-amid-fears-of-flare-up-with-israel-idUSKCN1MJ1IE2018-10-10
GAZA Two trucks brought fuel across Israels border into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in a Qatari and U.N.backed effort to ease conditions in the enclave and stem any escalation in PalestinianIsraeli violence NegativeGAZA Two trucks brought fuel across Israels border into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in a Qatari and U.N.backed effort to ease conditions in the enclave and stem any escalation in PalestinianIsraeli violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/qatari-bought-fuel-enters-gaza-amid-fears-of-flare-up-with-israel-idUSKCN1MJ1IE2018-10-10
This is making it easy for others to bypass the Palestinian Authority PositiveGAZA Two trucks brought fuel across Israels border into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in a Qatari and U.N.backed effort to ease conditions in the enclave and stem any escalation in PalestinianIsraeli violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/qatari-bought-fuel-enters-gaza-amid-fears-of-flare-up-with-israel-idUSKCN1MJ1IE2018-10-10
Israels national ambulance service said a man and two women were shot in the attack in the Barkan industrial area where nearly 5000 Palestinians are employed in Israeliowned businesses NegativeBARKAN West Bank A Palestinian gunman shot dead two Israelis and wounded a third on Sunday in an industrial park next to a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-shooting/palestinian-gunman-kills-two-israelis-in-west-bank-israeli-military-idUSKCN1MH05Y2018-10-08
Palestinians with broad international backing seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they want to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeWIESBADEN Germany Leaders of the farright Alternative for Germany have been rebuked for belittling the significance of the Nazis and criticizing a Holocaust memorial but this has not stopped a small group of Jews from throwing their support behind the party http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-afd-jews/german-far-right-party-draws-backing-from-small-group-of-jews-idUSKCN1MH0WM2018-10-08
GAZA Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday Palestinian officials said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday Palestinian officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-say-israeli-troops-kill-three-including-a-child-at-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1MF26W2018-10-06
Gaza protesters demand an end to an Israeli and Egyptian blockade and rights to lands that Palestinian families fled or were driven from on Israels founding in 1948 NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday Palestinian officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-say-israeli-troops-kill-three-including-a-child-at-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1MF26W2018-10-06
Gazas Health Ministry said three Palestinians including a 12yearold boy were shot dead by Israeli forces NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday Palestinian officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-say-israeli-troops-kill-three-including-a-child-at-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1MF26W2018-10-06
It said it provided education health relief and social services in East Jerusalem which Palestinians want as a capital of a future state NeutralJERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa/unrwa-concerned-over-plan-to-shut-its-east-jerusalem-operation-idUSKCN1MF2622018-10-06
JERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city NegativeJERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa/unrwa-concerned-over-plan-to-shut-its-east-jerusalem-operation-idUSKCN1MF2622018-10-06
Thousands of Palestinians had gathered for a weekly protest along Israels border fence with the Gaza Strip which is controlled by the Islamist group Hamas NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday Palestinian officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-say-israeli-troops-kill-three-including-a-child-at-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1MF26W2018-10-06
Iransponsored terrorist groups such as Lebanese Hezbollah Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad continue to pose a threat to the United States and our he said NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is giving greater priority to Iran and radical groups it backs in a new U.S. counterterrorism strategy document released on Thursday that further increases the pressure from Washington on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-counterterrorism-bolton/u-s-counterterrorism-strategy-puts-new-focus-on-iran-and-proxies-idUSKCN1ME2HB2018-10-05
On the IsraeliPalestinian conflict Merkel reaffirmed her support for a twostate solution and concern about Israeli settlement expansion in occupied territory where Palestinians seek for a country of their own NegativeJERUSALEM Head bowed German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid homage in Jerusalem on Thursday to the six million Jews killed by the Nazis and said Germany had a responsibility to confront antiSemitism and never to forget the Holocaust http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-germany/germanys-merkel-visits-holocaust-memorial-in-jerusalem-vows-to-fight-anti-semitism-idUSKCN1ME0RT2018-10-05
The Palestinians argued that the U.S. governments placement of its embassy in Jerusalem violated an international treaty and that it should be moved NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday pulled out of two international agreements after Iran and the Palestinians complained to the International Court of Justice about U.S. policies the latest withdrawal by Washington from multilateral accords http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-diplomacy-treaty/u-s-withdraws-from-international-accords-says-u-n-world-court-politicized-idUSKCN1MD2CP2018-10-04
The decision to withdraw from the optional protocol follows a complaint brought by the Palestinians in September which challenged Washingtons decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday pulled out of two international agreements after Iran and the Palestinians complained to the International Court of Justice about U.S. policies the latest withdrawal by Washington from multilateral accords http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-diplomacy-treaty/u-s-withdraws-from-international-accords-says-u-n-world-court-politicized-idUSKCN1MD2CP2018-10-04
Palestinians called it a deliberate attempt to force the Bedouin to leave NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Holding posters of Angela Merkel ahead of a scheduled visit to Israel by the German chancellor Bedouin children appealed to her on Tuesday to help block Israeli plans to raze their hamlet in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/bedouin-families-appeal-to-merkel-to-help-to-block-israeli-expulsion-idUSKCN1MC1TG2018-10-03
JERUSALEM The United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees withdrew some of its international staff from the Gaza Strip on Monday saying it was concerned for their safety a statement from the organization said NegativeJERUSALEM The United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees withdrew some of its international staff from the Gaza Strip on Monday saying it was concerned for their safety a statement from the organization said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-palestinians-gaza/u-n-agency-worried-about-safety-pulls-some-international-staff-out-of-gaza-idUSKCN1MB3H52018-10-02
Sept 29 When a Democrat with PalestinianMexican ancestry who had never before run for office was elected to challenge a Republican incumbent in a staunchly conservative southern California congressional district few gave him much of a chance Negativeto change keyword text content http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-election-najjar/rpt-terrorism-ad-by-indicted-republican-roils-california-election-idUSL2N1WH1HK2018-10-02
Factions in the Palestinian territories have said schools universities government offices and shops will close in solidarity NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians called a general strike for Monday in the West Bank Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem in support of an IsraeliArab protest against Israels Nation State Law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-strike/palestinians-to-support-israels-arabs-in-general-strike-on-monday-idUSKCN1MA0MI2018-10-01
When a Democrat with PalestinianMexican ancestry who had never before run for office was elected to challenge a Republican incumbent in a staunchly conservative southern California congressional district few gave him much of a chance NegativeSAN DIEGO Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-campa-najjar/terrorism-ad-by-indicted-republican-roils-california-election-idUSKCN1M90P32018-09-30
When a Democrat with PalestinianMexican ancestry who had never before run for office was picked to challenge a Republican incumbent in a staunchly conservative southern California congressional district few gave him much of a chance NegativeSAN DIEGO Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-campa-najjar/indicted-california-republican-blasts-house-rivals-family-history-idUSKCN1M90P32018-09-30
GAZA Israeli soldiers shot dead seven Palestinians including two boys who were among thousands of people who thronged to the fortified Gaza Strip border on Friday as part of weekly protests launched half a year ago Gaza health officials said NegativeGAZA Israeli soldiers shot dead seven Palestinians including two boys who were among thousands of people who thronged to the fortified Gaza Strip border on Friday as part of weekly protests launched half a year ago Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-say-seven-killed-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M828F2018-09-29
More than two million people are packed into Gaza whose economic plight is a focus of sofar fruitless U.S.led efforts to restart IsraeliPalestinian peace talks stalled since 2014 NegativeGAZA Israeli soldiers shot dead seven Palestinians including two boys who were among thousands of people who thronged to the fortified Gaza Strip border on Friday as part of weekly protests launched half a year ago Gaza health officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-say-seven-killed-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M828F2018-09-29
The Palestinian suit requests the court to order the United States of America to withdraw diplomatic mission from the Holy City of Jerusalem NegativeAMSTERDAM The International Court of Justice on Friday said it has received a complaint from the State of against the United States arguing that the U.S. governments placement of its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem violates an international treaty and it should be removed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-usa-worldcourt/world-court-palestine-files-complaint-over-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1M82SL2018-09-29
In a speech in which he said relatively little about efforts to achieve peace with the Palestinians Netanyahu said Iran had since begun moving items out of the second site NeutralUNITED NATIONS Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday described what he said was a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran and accused Europe of appeasing Iran as he sought to rally support for U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-un-assembly-israel-iran/netanyahu-in-u-n-speech-claims-secret-iranian-nuclear-site-idUSKCN1M72FZ2018-09-28
Palestinians are boycotting Washingtons peace efforts after Trump broke with longstanding U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving the American Embassy to the contested city NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
Trump has equivocated on whether he supports the idea of a twostate solution with one for the Israelis and one for the Palestinians a plank of U.S. policy for decades NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
UNITED NATIONS A United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees received contributions of million on Thursday narrowing a budget gap for this year to million as it aims to fill a shortfall left by a cut in U.S. funding NegativeUNITED NATIONS A United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees received contributions of million on Thursday narrowing a budget gap for this year to million as it aims to fill a shortfall left by a cut in U.S. funding http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-palestinians/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-narrows-shortfall-after-u-s-cuts-idUSKCN1M72NQ2018-09-28
UNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
Were sending a message that the world does still care about the plight of Palestinian Jordans Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi told reporters PositiveUNITED NATIONS A United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees received contributions of million on Thursday narrowing a budget gap for this year to million as it aims to fill a shortfall left by a cut in U.S. funding http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-palestinians/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-narrows-shortfall-after-u-s-cuts-idUSKCN1M72NQ2018-09-28
If the Israelis and the Palestinians want one state thats OK with me NeutralUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a twostate solution to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict the clearest expression yet of his administrations support for such an outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel/trump-says-he-wants-two-state-solution-for-middle-east-conflict-idUSKCN1M61WP2018-09-27
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday after meeting Donald Trump that he was not at the U.S. presidents preference for a twostate solution for peace with the Palestinians Israeli media reports said NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday after meeting Donald Trump that he was not at the U.S. presidents preference for a twostate solution for peace with the Palestinians Israeli media reports said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-netanyahu/netanyahu-not-surprised-at-trumps-preference-for-two-state-solution-idUSKCN1M62E52018-09-27
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be open to a onestate solution to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict if that was the preference of the parties themselves PositiveNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be open to a onestate solution to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict if that was the preference of the parties themselves http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-trump/trump-open-to-one-state-solution-to-israeli-palestinian-conflict-idUSKCN1M634J2018-09-27
Netanyahu said after meeting Trump he was not at the U.S. presidents preference for a twostate solution for peace with the Palestinians Israeli media reports said NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a twostate solution to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict the clearest expression yet of his administrations support for such an outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel/trump-says-he-wants-two-state-solution-for-middle-east-conflict-idUSKCN1M61WP2018-09-27
UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a twostate solution to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict the clearest expression yet of his administrations support for such an outcome PositiveUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a twostate solution to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict the clearest expression yet of his administrations support for such an outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel/trump-says-he-wants-two-state-solution-for-middle-east-conflict-idUSKCN1M61WP2018-09-27
NEW YORK A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees said schools and health centers are at risk if it is unable to plug a million funding gap needed to keep operating until the end of the year the agencys head said on Monday NegativeNEW YORK A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees said schools and health centers are at risk if it is unable to plug a million funding gap needed to keep operating until the end of the year the agencys head said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-palestinians/palestinian-schools-health-centers-at-risk-if-funding-gap-not-plugged-unrwa-idUSKCN1M42OF2018-09-25
A spokeswoman for Israels military liaison agency with the Palestinians said no date had been set for demolition should the houses remain after the deadline NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel on Sunday told residents of Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank slated for demolition to clear their houses by Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israel-sets-october-deadline-to-evacuate-bedouin-village-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1M30852018-09-24
GAZA Israeli forces killed a Palestinian who was among a group of Gazans throwing burning tires and fireworks during a protest along the border on Sunday officials in Gaza said NegativeGAZA Israeli forces killed a Palestinian who was among a group of Gazans throwing burning tires and fireworks during a protest along the border on Sunday officials in Gaza said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M30VE2018-09-24
Since Gazans began holding weekly border protests on March 30 the Israeli army has killed 184 Palestinians and wounded thousands NeutralGAZA Israeli forces killed a Palestinian who was among a group of Gazans throwing burning tires and fireworks during a protest along the border on Sunday officials in Gaza said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M30VE2018-09-24
The move has drawn criticism from Palestinians and some European states who cite the impact on the community and prospects for peace NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel on Sunday told residents of Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank slated for demolition to clear their houses by Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israel-sets-october-deadline-to-evacuate-bedouin-village-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1M30852018-09-24
GAZA One Palestinian was killed and dozens other wounded when Israeli forces opened fire during a weekly demonstration near the IsraelGaza border on Friday Gazas Health Ministry said NeutralGAZA One Palestinian was killed and dozens other wounded when Israeli forces opened fire during a weekly demonstration near the IsraelGaza border on Friday Gazas Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-dozens-wounded-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M12EH2018-09-22
Gazas Health Ministry spokesman said one Palestinian was killed and 54 others were wounded by live fire NegativeGAZA One Palestinian was killed and dozens other wounded when Israeli forces opened fire during a weekly demonstration near the IsraelGaza border on Friday Gazas Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-dozens-wounded-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M12EH2018-09-22
Since Gazans began holding weekly border protests on March 30 the Israeli army has killed 183 Palestinians and wounded thousands NeutralGAZA One Palestinian was killed and dozens other wounded when Israeli forces opened fire during a weekly demonstration near the IsraelGaza border on Friday Gazas Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-dozens-wounded-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M12EH2018-09-22
The Israeli army said soldiers had come under attack by Palestinians who hurled grenades explosive devices burning tyres and rocks at them and the border fence NegativeGAZA One Palestinian was killed and dozens other wounded when Israeli forces opened fire during a weekly demonstration near the IsraelGaza border on Friday Gazas Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-dozens-wounded-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1M12EH2018-09-22
A few Palestinian children also took advantage of the open roads to have fun PositiveJERUSALEM Yom Kippur the holiest day in the Jewish calendar is a time when many nonregular Israeli synagoguegoers take time to pray http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-religion-bicycles/yom-kippur-a-childrens-bike-festival-on-israels-deserted-roads-idUSKCN1LZ25F2018-09-20
At least 182 Palestinians have been killed in the protests according to Palestinian health officials NegativeGAZA Israeli forces opened fire during a demonstration in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday killing a Palestinian youth the Palestinian health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1LZ2VI2018-09-20
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have been stalled since 2014 NeutralGAZA Israeli forces opened fire during a demonstration in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday killing a Palestinian youth the Palestinian health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinians-say-one-killed-as-israeli-troops-fire-on-gaza-protest-idUSKCN1LZ2VI2018-09-20
JERUSALEM A Palestinian man was shot on Tuesday by Israeli police who said he tried to stab a Jewish worshiper near Damascus Gate outside the walled Old City on Yom Kippur the holiest fast day in the Jewish calendar NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian man was shot on Tuesday by Israeli police who said he tried to stab a Jewish worshiper near Damascus Gate outside the walled Old City on Yom Kippur the holiest fast day in the Jewish calendar http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-jerusale/israeli-police-shoot-suspected-attacker-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1LY3422018-09-19
On Sunday a Palestinian fatally stabbed an Americanborn Jewish settler in the occupied West Bank and was then himself shot and seized by armed civilians who gave chase NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian man was shot on Tuesday by Israeli police who said he tried to stab a Jewish worshiper near Damascus Gate outside the walled Old City on Yom Kippur the holiest fast day in the Jewish calendar http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-jerusale/israeli-police-shoot-suspected-attacker-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1LY3422018-09-19
At least 179 Palestinians have been killed in the protests according to medical officials in the Hamascontrolled Gaza Strip NegativeGAZA Two people were found dead near the site of an Israeli missile strike at the coastal strips border with Israel Gaza medics said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-says-it-fired-at-palestinians-tampering-with-gaza-fence-two-killed-idUSKCN1LY0EM2018-09-18
GAZA A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11yearold boy killed at a protest on Friday at the border with Israel had been shot by Israeli soldiers NegativeGAZA A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11yearold boy killed at a protest on Friday at the border with Israel had been shot by Israeli soldiers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinian-ministry-rolls-back-statement-that-gaza-boy-was-killed-by-israeli-gunfire-idUSKCN1LX1GJ2018-09-18
GAZA Gaza medics said on Tuesday two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli missile strike near the enclaves boundary with Israel after the Israeli military said it attacked a group suspected of tampering with the border fence NegativeGAZA Gaza medics said on Tuesday two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli missile strike near the enclaves boundary with Israel after the Israeli military said it attacked a group suspected of tampering with the border fence http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-says-fires-at-palestinians-tampering-with-gaza-fence-two-killed-idUSKCN1LY0EM2018-09-18
In a separate incident in Beit Rima village in the occupied West Bank a Palestinian family said one of its members died while being arrested by Israeli soldiers NegativeGAZA Two people were found dead near the site of an Israeli missile strike at the coastal strips border with Israel Gaza medics said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israel-says-it-fired-at-palestinians-tampering-with-gaza-fence-two-killed-idUSKCN1LY0EM2018-09-18
Since March 30 Palestinians pressing claims against Israel have mounted stonethrowing protests that have included attempts to breach the Israeli border fence with Gaza run by the Islamist group Hamas NegativeGAZA A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11yearold boy killed at a protest on Friday at the border with Israel had been shot by Israeli soldiers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinian-ministry-rolls-back-statement-that-gaza-boy-was-killed-by-israeli-gunfire-idUSKCN1LX1GJ2018-09-18
The spokesman tweeted that there were increasing indicators from Gaza that question the of the Palestinian Health Ministrys original statement about the boys death NegativeGAZA A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11yearold boy killed at a protest on Friday at the border with Israel had been shot by Israeli soldiers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinian-ministry-rolls-back-statement-that-gaza-boy-was-killed-by-israeli-gunfire-idUSKCN1LX1GJ2018-09-18
Two other Palestinians were killed during the weekly protest by Israeli live fire local medics said on Friday NeutralGAZA A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11yearold boy killed at a protest on Friday at the border with Israel had been shot by Israeli soldiers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinian-ministry-rolls-back-statement-that-gaza-boy-was-killed-by-israeli-gunfire-idUSKCN1LX1GJ2018-09-18
David Friedman the U.S. ambassador to Israel said on Twitter that America grieves as one of its citizens was brutally murdered by a Palestinian terrorist NegativeGUSH ETZION West Bank A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Americanborn Jewish settler in the occupied West Bank on Sunday then was himself shot and seized by armed civilians who gave chase http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-stabs-u-s-israeli-citizen-to-death-at-west-bank-mall-idUSKCN1LW09U2018-09-17
GUSH ETZION West Bank A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Americanborn Jewish settler in the occupied West Bank on Sunday then was himself shot and seized by armed civilians who gave chase NegativeGUSH ETZION West Bank A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Americanborn Jewish settler in the occupied West Bank on Sunday then was himself shot and seized by armed civilians who gave chase http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-stabs-u-s-israeli-citizen-to-death-at-west-bank-mall-idUSKCN1LW09U2018-09-17
Most countries view Israeli settlements on occupied land Palestinians claim for a state as illegal NeutralGUSH ETZION West Bank A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Americanborn Jewish settler in the occupied West Bank on Sunday then was himself shot and seized by armed civilians who gave chase http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-stabs-u-s-israeli-citizen-to-death-at-west-bank-mall-idUSKCN1LW09U2018-09-17
Palestinian street attacks against Israelis many carried out by assailants with no known affiliation to militant groups have been sporadic since 2015 a year after peace talks collapsed NegativeGUSH ETZION West Bank A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Americanborn Jewish settler in the occupied West Bank on Sunday then was himself shot and seized by armed civilians who gave chase http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-stabs-u-s-israeli-citizen-to-death-at-west-bank-mall-idUSKCN1LW09U2018-09-17
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem for the capital of an independent state they seek NeutralWASHINGTON The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador the envoy said on Sunday the latest development in the worsening relations between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/u-s-state-department-revokes-plo-ambassador-family-visas-envoy-idUSKCN1LW0RE2018-09-17
The status of Jerusalem home to sites holy to the Muslim Jewish and Christian religions is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador the envoy said on Sunday the latest development in the worsening relations between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/u-s-state-department-revokes-plo-ambassador-family-visas-envoy-idUSKCN1LW0RE2018-09-17
Greenblatt a chief architect of the initiative said U.S. negotiators had entered the prelaunch of the plan despite the boycott by Palestinian leaders but declined to specify a time frame NegativeJERICHO West Bank The United States will not present its longawaited plan for IsraeliPalestinian peace any time soon and is instead trying to unilaterally change the terms of reference for any future proposal a senior Palestinian official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-palestinians-usa-israel/palestinian-official-says-u-s-will-never-present-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1LV0DY2018-09-16
JERICHO West Bank The United States will not present its longawaited plan for IsraeliPalestinian peace any time soon and is instead trying to unilaterally change the terms of reference for any future proposal a senior Palestinian official said on Saturday NegativeJERICHO West Bank The United States will not present its longawaited plan for IsraeliPalestinian peace any time soon and is instead trying to unilaterally change the terms of reference for any future proposal a senior Palestinian official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-palestinians-usa-israel/palestinian-official-says-u-s-will-never-present-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1LV0DY2018-09-16
Another Palestinian 28yearold Hashem Hassan said he saw AbdelAl being shot 70 meters from the He threw a few stones which flew just a few yards NegativeGAZA Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians one of them an 11yearold boy and wounded at least 248 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border Palestinian medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-boy-two-men-in-gaza-protests-medics-idUSKCN1LU29M2018-09-15
The Israeli military said it used force necessary to repel 13000 Palestinians who massed at several points at the fence NeutralGAZA Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians one of them an 11yearold boy and wounded at least 248 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border Palestinian medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-boy-two-men-in-gaza-protests-medics-idUSKCN1LU29M2018-09-15
Palestinians want the citys eastern part as their future capital NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
Saudi Arabias King Salman recently has reassured other Arab countries and the Palestinians it will not endorse any plan that fails to address key Palestinian concerns NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat said earlier this week that we will not succumb to U.S. threats and bullying NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
Some U.S. officials have privately said they were counting on Arab states to use their influence with the Palestinians to convince them to come to the negotiating table PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
The Palestinians have refused to participate in the U.S. effort since December when Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital and then moved the U.S. embassy there NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
The Trump administration has signaled it is unlikely to be deterred from rolling out the plan even if the Palestinians continue their boycott NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
U.S. officials have also been noncommittal about whether the plan would endorse the creation of a Palestinian state as the Palestinians have long demanded NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
Israels military liaison agency with the Palestinians COGAT said on Twitter that five movable structures that were illegally transported in the area had been taken down NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel security forces on Thursday dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israeli-forces-take-down-protest-huts-at-west-bank-bedouin-village-idUSKCN1LT0B42018-09-13
JERUSALEM As Palestinians prepare the flag over their shuttered mission in Washington no one can predict when they will return to the city where just a quarter of a century ago a diplomatic triumph was celebrated on a sunlit White House lawn NegativeJERUSALEM As Palestinians prepare the flag over their shuttered mission in Washington no one can predict when they will return to the city where just a quarter of a century ago a diplomatic triumph was celebrated on a sunlit White House lawn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-oslo-accords/twenty-five-years-on-oslo-accords-peace-hopes-a-fading-memory-idUSKCN1LS2MP2018-09-13
KHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel security forces on Thursday dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel security forces on Thursday dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israeli-forces-take-down-protest-huts-at-west-bank-bedouin-village-idUSKCN1LT0B42018-09-13
The five new huts had been assembled this week by activists from several rights groups and the Westernbacked Palestinian Authority in support of the Bedouin community NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel security forces on Thursday dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israeli-forces-take-down-protest-huts-at-west-bank-bedouin-village-idUSKCN1LT0B42018-09-13
CAIRO Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad alMaliki said on Tuesday the U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to halt funding to U.N. Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA was an attack on international law NegativeCAIRO Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad alMaliki said on Tuesday the U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to halt funding to U.N. Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA was an attack on international law http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-arabs/palestinian-minister-says-u-s-attacking-international-law-with-un-funding-cuts-idUSKCN1LR16D2018-09-11
He added that the Palestine Liberation Organizations office in Washington was being ordered closed out of concern about Palestinian attempts to prompt an ICC investigation of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan and said the PLOs office in Washington would be closed for seeking to punish Israel through the court http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-takes-aim-at-international-criminal-court-plo-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-11
The U.S. administration has begun to attack the Palestinian people and international Malki said at a meeting of the Arab League in Cairo convened to discuss the issue NegativeCAIRO Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad alMaliki said on Tuesday the U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to halt funding to U.N. Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA was an attack on international law http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-arabs/palestinian-minister-says-u-s-attacking-international-law-with-un-funding-cuts-idUSKCN1LR16D2018-09-11
Trump ordered last week that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem be directed elsewhere NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan and said the PLOs office in Washington would be closed for seeking to punish Israel through the court http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-takes-aim-at-international-criminal-court-plo-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-11
CAIRO A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees will target additional funding from Gulf states and European partners as it seeks to make up a million shortfall caused by a U.S. aid cutoff the agencys head said on Monday NegativeCAIRO A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees will target additional funding from Gulf states and European partners as it seeks to make up a million shortfall caused by a U.S. aid cutoff the agencys head said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-commissioner/unrwa-seeking-more-funds-from-gulf-europe-after-u-s-cuts-idUSKCN1LQ26H2018-09-10
Israel welcomed the Trump administrations move and accused the Palestinians of seeing the court as a way of sidestepping U.S.sponsored bilateral talks Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-to-take-tough-stance-against-international-criminal-court-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-10
Palestinians have reacted with dismay to the U.S. funding cuts warning that they could lead to more poverty and anger among factors stoking their decades of conflict with Israel NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court threatening sanctions against ICC judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-to-take-tough-stance-against-international-criminal-court-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-10
The U.N. General Assembly had given UNRWA its mandate and approved the definition of Palestinian refugees he noted NegativeCAIRO A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees will target additional funding from Gulf states and European partners as it seeks to make up a million shortfall caused by a U.S. aid cutoff the agencys head said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-commissioner/unrwa-seeking-more-funds-from-gulf-europe-after-u-s-cuts-idUSKCN1LQ26H2018-09-10
Trump last week ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem be directed elsewhere NeutralWASHINGTON The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court threatening sanctions against ICC judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-to-take-tough-stance-against-international-criminal-court-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-10
We reiterate that the rights of the Palestinian people are not for sale that we will not succumb to U.S. threats and Palestinian official Saeb Erekat said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court threatening sanctions against ICC judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-to-take-tough-stance-against-international-criminal-court-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-10
Last month the Trump administration said it would redirect million in Palestinian economic support funds for programs in the West Bank and Gaza NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hospitals/trump-cuts-25-million-in-aid-for-palestinians-in-east-jerusalem-hospitals-idUSKCN1LO0O02018-09-09
One week its talking point is that we are our resources abroad the next week its that weve not financially supported the Palestinians enough NegativeGENEVA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States continually sends messages to Iran asking it to begin negotiations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nuclear-iran/rouhani-u-s-asks-iran-every-day-to-begin-talks-idUSKCN1LO07Z2018-09-09
Palestinian refugees have reacted with dismay to the funding cuts warning they would lead to more poverty anger and instability in the Middle East NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hospitals/trump-cuts-25-million-in-aid-for-palestinians-in-east-jerusalem-hospitals-idUSKCN1LO0O02018-09-09
This dangerous and unjustified American escalation has crossed all red lines and is considered a direct aggression against the Palestinian it said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hospitals/trump-cuts-25-million-in-aid-for-palestinians-in-east-jerusalem-hospitals-idUSKCN1LO0O02018-09-09
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hospitals/trump-cuts-25-million-in-aid-for-palestinians-in-east-jerusalem-hospitals-idUSKCN1LO0O02018-09-09
Palestinian health officials said a 17yearold boy was shot dead by Israeli soldiers and that 210 others were wounded 45 of them with live fire including a medic NeutralGAZA Israeli troops killed one Palestinian and wounded more than 200 others at a weekly protest on the GazaIsrael border on Friday Gaza officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-wound-more-than-200-at-gaza-border-protest-idUSKCN1LN2BU2018-09-08
Since Gazans began holding weekly border protests began on March 30 the Israeli army has killed 173 Palestinians and wounded thousands NeutralGAZA Israeli troops killed one Palestinian and wounded more than 200 others at a weekly protest on the GazaIsrael border on Friday Gaza officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-wound-more-than-200-at-gaza-border-protest-idUSKCN1LN2BU2018-09-08
Abdo on Wednesday defended his decision as part of an effort to support broad lasting and just among Israelis and Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Paraguays new president to stick to his predecessors decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Pences office said on Thursday after Asuncion announced plans to shift the diplomatic mission back to Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay-embassy/u-s-vice-president-pence-pressures-paraguay-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1LM3DP2018-09-07
It said only that Abdo underscored Paraguays lasting partnership with Israel and the leaders agreed to work towards achieving a comprehensive and lasting solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Paraguays new president to stick to his predecessors decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Pences office said on Thursday after Asuncion announced plans to shift the diplomatic mission back to Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay-embassy/u-s-vice-president-pence-pressures-paraguay-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1LM3DP2018-09-07
Washingtons move against UNRWA was the latest in a series of U.S. and Israeli policy decisions that have angered Palestinians and raised international concern NeutralJERUSALEM Millions of Palestinian refugees cannot simply be wished the head of a U.N. support agency said on Monday hitting back at a U.S. aid cutoff and allegations its work only perpetuates their plight http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa/unrwa-chief-defends-refugee-criteria-for-millions-of-palestinians-idUSKCN1LJ1792018-09-03
AMMAN Jordan said on Saturday it regretted a U.S. decision to halt funding to a United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees saying it would only fuel radicalism and harm prospects for Middle East peace NegativeAMMAN Jordan said on Saturday it regretted a U.S. decision to halt funding to a United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees saying it would only fuel radicalism and harm prospects for Middle East peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-jordan/jordan-says-u-s-move-to-halt-u-n-refugee-agency-funding-fuels-radicalism-idUSKCN1LH3RA2018-09-01
Gaza medics said 180 Palestinians were wounded a third of them from live fire including a female nurse and a boy NegativeRAS KARKAR West Israeli security forces wounded dozens of Palestinians taking part in protests in the occupied West Bank and along the Gaza Strip border on Friday witnesses and medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/dozens-of-palestinians-hurt-in-anti-israel-protests-in-gaza-west-bank-idUSKCN1LG1PC2018-09-01
JERUSALEM Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency warning that it would lead to more poverty anger and instability in the Middle East NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency warning that it would lead to more poverty anger and instability in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-israel/palestinian-refugees-angry-and-dismayed-at-u-s-for-halting-funds-to-u-n-agency-idUSKCN1LH3EW2018-09-01
JERUSALEM The United States decision to cut funding for the United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees is a realistic view of the situation and supports Israels a senior Israeli minister said on Saturday NegativeJERUSALEM The United States decision to cut funding for the United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees is a realistic view of the situation and supports Israels a senior Israeli minister said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-minister/israeli-minister-praises-u-s-funding-cut-for-u-n-refugee-agency-idUSKCN1LH3QK2018-09-01
Nauert said the United States would intensify talks with the United Nations the regions governments and international stakeholders that could involve bilateral U.S. assistance for Palestinian children PositiveThe United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa/u-s-halts-funding-to-u-n-agency-helping-palestinian-refugees-idUSKCN1LG2EY2018-09-01
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat on Saturday accused Washington of implementing the agenda of Israeli extremists who have done nothing but to destroy the prospect of peace between Palestinians and Israelis NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency warning that it would lead to more poverty anger and instability in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-israel/palestinian-refugees-angry-and-dismayed-at-u-s-for-halting-funds-to-u-n-agency-idUSKCN1LH3EW2018-09-01
RAMALLAH A U.S. decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees was a flagrant against Palestinian people a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday NegativeRAMALLAH A U.S. decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees was a flagrant against Palestinian people a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-abbas/u-s-funding-cut-is-flagrant-assault-against-palestinian-people-abbas-spokesman-idUSKCN1LG2SX2018-09-01
That move was a reversal of longtime U.S. policy and led Palestinian leadership to boycott the Washington peace efforts led by Jared Kushner Trumps senior adviser and soninlaw NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency warning that it would lead to more poverty anger and instability in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-israel/palestinian-refugees-angry-and-dismayed-at-u-s-for-halting-funds-to-u-n-agency-idUSKCN1LH3EW2018-09-01
The American decision aims to wipe out the right of return and is a grave U.S escalation against the Palestinian said Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri NegativeThe United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa/u-s-halts-funding-to-u-n-agency-helping-palestinian-refugees-idUSKCN1LG2EY2018-09-01
The Israeli army said troops opened fire to disperse Palestinians who rolled burning tires at the fence posing a breach threat and in one case threw a grenade across it NegativeRAS KARKAR West Israeli security forces wounded dozens of Palestinians taking part in protests in the occupied West Bank and along the Gaza Strip border on Friday witnesses and medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/dozens-of-palestinians-hurt-in-anti-israel-protests-in-gaza-west-bank-idUSKCN1LG1PC2018-09-01
The United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration NegativeThe United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa/u-s-halts-funding-to-u-n-agency-helping-palestinian-refugees-idUSKCN1LG2EY2018-09-01
The latest announcement comes a week after the administration said it would redirect million in Palestinian economic support funds for programs in the West Bank and Gaza NegativeThe United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa/u-s-halts-funding-to-u-n-agency-helping-palestinian-refugees-idUSKCN1LG2EY2018-09-01
WASHINGTON A U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees said a U.S. decision on Friday to halt funding was disappointing and surprising and rejected the U.S. assertion that its programs were irredeemably flawed NegativeWASHINGTON A U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees said a U.S. decision on Friday to halt funding was disappointing and surprising and rejected the U.S. assertion that its programs were irredeemably flawed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-reaction/u-n-palestinian-refugees-agency-voices-regret-surprise-at-u-s-halting-funds-idUSKCN1LG2ZL2018-09-01
Washington said the agency needed to make unspecified reforms and called on the Palestinians to renew peace talks with Israel NeutralJERUSALEM Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency warning that it would lead to more poverty anger and instability in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-israel/palestinian-refugees-angry-and-dismayed-at-u-s-for-halting-funds-to-u-n-agency-idUSKCN1LH3EW2018-09-01
We will do everything possible to ensure that UNRWA gets the funds it needs to continue offering its services to Palestinian Safadi added NeutralAMMAN Jordan said on Saturday it regretted a U.S. decision to halt funding to a United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees saying it would only fuel radicalism and harm prospects for Middle East peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-unrwa-jordan/jordan-says-u-s-move-to-halt-u-n-refugee-agency-funding-fuels-radicalism-idUSKCN1LH3RA2018-09-01
But under Trump Washington has taken a number of actions that have alienated the Palestinians including the recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday appeared to question the world bodys count of Palestinian refugees the latest in a series of steps by the Trump administration challenging how relief aid is delivered to the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-questions-palestinian-refugee-numbers-idUSKCN1LD2AA2018-08-29
U.S. President Donald Trump and his aides say they want to improve the Palestinians plight as well as start negotiations on an IsraeliPalestinian peace agreement PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday appeared to question the world bodys count of Palestinian refugees the latest in a series of steps by the Trump administration challenging how relief aid is delivered to the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-questions-palestinian-refugee-numbers-idUSKCN1LD2AA2018-08-29
WASHINGTON U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday appeared to question the world bodys count of Palestinian refugees the latest in a series of steps by the Trump administration challenging how relief aid is delivered to the Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday appeared to question the world bodys count of Palestinian refugees the latest in a series of steps by the Trump administration challenging how relief aid is delivered to the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-questions-palestinian-refugee-numbers-idUSKCN1LD2AA2018-08-29
More than 2 million Palestinians are packed into the Gaza Strip which suffers deep economic hardship NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/trump-cuts-more-than-200-million-in-u-s-aid-to-palestinians-idUSKCN1L923C2018-08-25
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem for the capital of an independent state they seek NeutralWASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/trump-cuts-more-than-200-million-in-u-s-aid-to-palestinians-idUSKCN1L923C2018-08-25
Rajoub and the Palestinian Football Association did not immediately respond to the announcement NeutralZURICH The head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub was banned from all soccerrelated activity for a year by FIFA on Friday on charges of inciting hatred and violence before a friendly planned between Israel and Argentina http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-fifa-palestinians/palestinian-fa-head-banned-after-call-to-burn-messi-shirts-idUSKCN1L91I22018-08-25
The Palestinian people and leadership will not be intimidated and will not succumb to she said NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/trump-cuts-more-than-200-million-in-u-s-aid-to-palestinians-idUSKCN1L923C2018-08-25
UNRWA and the Palestinians have warned that cuts could exacerbate hardship in Gaza an enclave that has been under Israeli and Egypt blockades designed to isolate its Islamist Hamas rulers NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/trump-cuts-more-than-200-million-in-u-s-aid-to-palestinians-idUSKCN1L923C2018-08-25
WASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/trump-cuts-more-than-200-million-in-u-s-aid-to-palestinians-idUSKCN1L923C2018-08-25
ZURICH The head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub was banned from all soccerrelated activity for a year by FIFA on Friday on charges of inciting hatred and violence before a friendly planned between Israel and Argentina NegativeZURICH The head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub was banned from all soccerrelated activity for a year by FIFA on Friday on charges of inciting hatred and violence before a friendly planned between Israel and Argentina http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-fifa-palestinians/palestinian-fa-head-banned-after-call-to-burn-messi-shirts-idUSKCN1L91I22018-08-25
Israels liaison office for Gaza Cogat named the Palestinian as Hani Majdalawi and said he was shot dead on Monday after shooting and throwing a grenade at soldiers NegativeJERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday that a Palestinian gunman killed by its forces on the Gaza Strip border this week was a nurse working for Medecins Sans Frontieres Without and that it was seeking an explanation from the international aid group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-doctorswithoutbor/israel-says-gaza-gunman-was-doctors-without-borders-nurse-idUSKCN1L826Y2018-08-23
JERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday that a Palestinian gunman killed by its forces on the Gaza Strip border this week was a nurse working for Medecins Sans Frontieres Without and that it was seeking an explanation from the international aid group NegativeJERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday that a Palestinian gunman killed by its forces on the Gaza Strip border this week was a nurse working for Medecins Sans Frontieres Without and that it was seeking an explanation from the international aid group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-doctorswithoutbor/israel-says-gaza-gunman-was-doctors-without-borders-nurse-idUSKCN1L826Y2018-08-23
Bolton a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations sought to place the onus for Gazas plight on Hamas and disputed the linkage between the UNRWA budget and Palestinian wellbeing NegativeJERUSALEM The Trump administration is not discussing possible U.S. recognition of Israels claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-syria-golan/u-s-not-discussing-recognition-of-israels-golan-hold-bolton-idUSKCN1L709O2018-08-22
Palestinians seek other territories that Israel occupied in 1967 the West Bank Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem for a future state NeutralJERUSALEM The Trump administration is not discussing possible U.S. recognition of Israels claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-syria-golan/u-s-not-discussing-recognition-of-israels-golan-hold-bolton-idUSKCN1L709O2018-08-22
The Trump administration has tried to restart the diplomacy but has been coldshouldered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas since it recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital last December NegativeJERUSALEM The Trump administration is not discussing possible U.S. recognition of Israels claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-syria-golan/u-s-not-discussing-recognition-of-israels-golan-hold-bolton-idUSKCN1L709O2018-08-22
At least 170 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli soldiers during the weekly protests drawing international criticism of Israel NeutralJERUSALEM Israels military said on Tuesday it would launch a criminal investigation into two incidents in which its troops shot and killed Palestinian teenagers taking part in protests along the Gaza border http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-army-orders-criminal-probe-into-killing-of-two-palestinian-teens-in-gaza-idUSKCN1L619O2018-08-21
JERUSALEM Israels military said on Tuesday it would launch a criminal investigation into two incidents in which its troops shot and killed Palestinian teenagers taking part in protests along the Gaza border NegativeJERUSALEM Israels military said on Tuesday it would launch a criminal investigation into two incidents in which its troops shot and killed Palestinian teenagers taking part in protests along the Gaza border http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-army-orders-criminal-probe-into-killing-of-two-palestinian-teens-in-gaza-idUSKCN1L619O2018-08-21
Some critics accuse Saudi Arabia the birthplace of Islam of surrendering Palestinian rights for the sake of its alliance with Trump and his tough stand on Iran NegativeARAFAT Saudi Arabia Muslims at the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia criticized what they described as discordant Arab leaders for failing to block President Donald Trumps decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem after he recognized the city as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj-jerusalem/muslims-at-haj-blame-arab-disunity-for-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1L51QW2018-08-21
The status of Jerusalem home to sites holy to the Muslim Jewish and Christian religions is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeARAFAT Saudi Arabia Muslims at the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia criticized what they described as discordant Arab leaders for failing to block President Donald Trumps decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem after he recognized the city as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj-jerusalem/muslims-at-haj-blame-arab-disunity-for-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1L51QW2018-08-21
There was no immediate comment by Palestinian officials in the occupied West Bank or Gaza where celebrations for the Muslim holiday of Eid alAdha have begun NegativeJERUSALEM Israels military said on Tuesday it would launch a criminal investigation into two incidents in which its troops shot and killed Palestinian teenagers taking part in protests along the Gaza border http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-army-orders-criminal-probe-into-killing-of-two-palestinian-teens-in-gaza-idUSKCN1L619O2018-08-21
5 tons of mail had been held in Jordan since 2010 because Israel would not permit direct transfer to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank Palestinian officials said NegativeJERICHO West Bank Palestinians in the occupied West Bank are about to receive a special delivery of more than 10 tons of mail that has been delayed by Israel for the past eight years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-post/eight-years-late-palestinian-mail-arrives-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1L40FL2018-08-20
A team was formed from across the city to deliver to the people as soon as said Hussein Sawafta director general of the Palestinian Post Service NeutralJERICHO West Bank Palestinians in the occupied West Bank are about to receive a special delivery of more than 10 tons of mail that has been delayed by Israel for the past eight years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-post/eight-years-late-palestinian-mail-arrives-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1L40FL2018-08-20
JERICHO West Bank Palestinians in the occupied West Bank are about to receive a special delivery of more than 10 tons of mail that has been delayed by Israel for the past eight years NeutralJERICHO West Bank Palestinians in the occupied West Bank are about to receive a special delivery of more than 10 tons of mail that has been delayed by Israel for the past eight years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-post/eight-years-late-palestinian-mail-arrives-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1L40FL2018-08-20
JERUSALEM Uri Avnery a leftwing peace activist who in 1982 became the first prominent Israeli to meet in public with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died on Monday in a Tel Aviv hospital NegativeJERUSALEM Uri Avnery a leftwing peace activist who in 1982 became the first prominent Israeli to meet in public with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died on Monday in a Tel Aviv hospital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-avnery/uri-avnery-first-israeli-to-meet-arafat-dies-at-94-idUSKCN1L515U2018-08-20
Labour said Corbyn a staunch supporter of the Palestinian cause was in Tunis to honor the victims of the 1985 raid NegativeA furor over alleged antisemitism in Britains main opposition party widened on Monday when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn exchanged accusations on Twitter over IsraeliPalestinian bloodshed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour/uk-labours-corbyn-trades-barbs-with-netanyahu-on-mideast-violence-idUSKBN1KY25C2018-08-14
GAZA Israel and Hamas the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip agreed on a truce on Thursday to end a flareup in crossborder fighting two Palestinian officials said PositiveGAZA Israel and Hamas the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip agreed on a truce on Thursday to end a flareup in crossborder fighting two Palestinian officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-truce/israel-and-hamas-agree-on-truce-to-end-gaza-flare-up-palestinian-officials-idUSKBN1KU2GD2018-08-10
Israel Israel and Hamas the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip agreed on a truce on Thursday two Palestinian officials said an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war PositiveIsrael Israel and Hamas the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip agreed on a truce on Thursday two Palestinian officials said an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-hamas-agree-truce-to-end-gaza-flare-up-palestinian-officials-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-10
Israel captured Gaza in the 1967 Middle East war but withdrew in 2005 while holding onto most of the separate West Bank where Palestinians have limited selfrule NeutralIsrael Israel and Hamas the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip agreed on a truce on Thursday two Palestinian officials said an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-hamas-agree-truce-to-end-gaza-flare-up-palestinian-officials-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-10
The Israeli military said its aircraft had struck more than 150 Hamas targets overnight while more than 180 Palestinian rockets and mortars hit southern Israel NegativeIsrael Israel and Hamas the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip agreed on a truce on Thursday two Palestinian officials said an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-hamas-agree-truce-to-end-gaza-flare-up-palestinian-officials-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-10
The Israeli military said seven people were wounded by Palestinian rockets and mortars that hit southern Israel NeutralIsrael Israel and Hamas the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip agreed on a truce on Thursday two Palestinian officials said an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-hamas-agree-truce-to-end-gaza-flare-up-palestinian-officials-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-10
AMMAN Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees could have a impact on the lives of millions of refugees in the region NegativeAMMAN Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees could have a impact on the lives of millions of refugees in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-palestinians-unrwa/jordan-says-palestinian-refugees-at-risk-with-u-n-agency-in-crisis-idUSKBN1KT2PO2018-08-09
According to diplomats the plan diverges from longstanding U.S. support for a Palestinian state and backing for a full Israeli withdrawal from territory captured in 1967 NegativeAMMAN Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees could have a impact on the lives of millions of refugees in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-palestinians-unrwa/jordan-says-palestinian-refugees-at-risk-with-u-n-agency-in-crisis-idUSKBN1KT2PO2018-08-09
Founded in 1949 UNRWA serves Palestinian refugees in the Israelioccupied West Bank in Gaza Syria Lebanon and Jordan NeutralAMMAN Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees could have a impact on the lives of millions of refugees in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-palestinians-unrwa/jordan-says-palestinian-refugees-at-risk-with-u-n-agency-in-crisis-idUSKBN1KT2PO2018-08-09
From orderly rows of solar panels in a field in the West Bank to the chaotic rooftops of Gaza Palestinians are hoping that harnessing the energy of the sun can reduce their dependence on Israel for electricity NegativeFrom orderly rows of solar panels in a field in the West Bank to the chaotic rooftops of Gaza Palestinians are hoping that harnessing the energy of the sun can reduce their dependence on Israel for electricity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-solar-energy/palestinians-turn-to-the-sun-to-reduce-their-power-shortfall-idUSKBN1KU1642018-08-09
GAZA A Palestinian official said on Thursday that armed groups in Gaza would stop the latest round of fighting with Israel if Israel ceased its attacks on the enclave NegativeGAZA A Palestinian official said on Thursday that armed groups in Gaza would stop the latest round of fighting with Israel if Israel ceased its attacks on the enclave http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/palestinian-official-says-gaza-armed-groups-will-end-round-of-fighting-if-israel-reciprocates-idUSKBN1KU11G2018-08-09
Israel A longrange rocket fired from Gaza struck an uninhabited area outside the largest city in southern Israel on Thursday Israeli police said hours after a Palestinian official said an end to a surge in crossborder fighting could be near NegativeIsrael A longrange rocket fired from Gaza struck an uninhabited area outside the largest city in southern Israel on Thursday Israeli police said hours after a Palestinian official said an end to a surge in crossborder fighting could be near http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/gaza-rocket-hits-near-southern-israeli-city-in-show-of-defiance-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-09
Jordan which hosts the largest number of Palestinian refugees in the Middle East outside Palestinian territories was engaged in intensive lobbying with donors Safadi said PositiveAMMAN Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees could have a impact on the lives of millions of refugees in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-palestinians-unrwa/jordan-says-palestinian-refugees-at-risk-with-u-n-agency-in-crisis-idUSKBN1KT2PO2018-08-09
Just as the Palestinian people have a right to constitute an independent state Israel has a right to live in peace alongside its the letter said PositiveBOGOTA Colombias new government said it would review former President Juan Manuel of Palestine after the previously unreleased decision was made public on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-palestinians/new-colombia-government-to-review-decision-to-recognize-palestine-idUSKBN1KU0162018-08-09
Safadi said the international community must continue to shoulder its political and moral responsibilities toward Palestinian refugees under U.N. Security Council resolutions that maintain their right of return and compensation NeutralAMMAN Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees could have a impact on the lives of millions of refugees in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-palestinians-unrwa/jordan-says-palestinian-refugees-at-risk-with-u-n-agency-in-crisis-idUSKBN1KT2PO2018-08-09
The sun may be free but the technology is not and Palestinians say their ability to import solar panels has been hampered by Israeli border controls NegativeFrom orderly rows of solar panels in a field in the West Bank to the chaotic rooftops of Gaza Palestinians are hoping that harnessing the energy of the sun can reduce their dependence on Israel for electricity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-solar-energy/palestinians-turn-to-the-sun-to-reduce-their-power-shortfall-idUSKBN1KU1642018-08-09
U.S. President Donald Trump withheld the aid after questioning its value and saying Washington would only provide more assistance if the Palestinians agreed to renew peace talks with Israel NegativeAMMAN Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees could have a impact on the lives of millions of refugees in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-palestinians-unrwa/jordan-says-palestinian-refugees-at-risk-with-u-n-agency-in-crisis-idUSKBN1KT2PO2018-08-09
Yuval Steinitz a member of Netanyahus inner cabinet told Israel Radio before the Palestinian officials comments that Israel was not eager for but would make no concessions to Hamas NegativeIsrael A longrange rocket fired from Gaza struck an uninhabited area outside the largest city in southern Israel on Thursday Israeli police said hours after a Palestinian official said an end to a surge in crossborder fighting could be near http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/gaza-rocket-hits-near-southern-israeli-city-in-show-of-defiance-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-09
For its part Hamas demands that Israel free Palestinian security prisoners a proposal that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus farright coalition partners balk at NeutralU.N. and Egyptianmediated talks on a deal to tamp down tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip are in advanced a senior member of the Palestinian enclaves dominant Islamist Hamas group said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-indirect-gaza-truce-talks-with-israel-advanced-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-08
U.N. and Egyptianmediated talks on a deal to tamp down tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip are in advanced a senior member of the Palestinian enclaves dominant Islamist Hamas group said on Wednesday NegativeU.N. and Egyptianmediated talks on a deal to tamp down tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip are in advanced a senior member of the Palestinian enclaves dominant Islamist Hamas group said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-indirect-gaza-truce-talks-with-israel-advanced-idUSKBN1KT1I72018-08-08
JERUSALEM Egypt bears as much responsibility for the Gaza Strip as Israel does an Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday in remarks that could upset Cairo as it tries to avoid being drawn back into the Palestinian enclave while brokering truce talks there NegativeJERUSALEM Egypt bears as much responsibility for the Gaza Strip as Israel does an Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday in remarks that could upset Cairo as it tries to avoid being drawn back into the Palestinian enclave while brokering truce talks there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-egypt/israeli-minister-says-egypt-bears-equal-responsibility-for-gaza-idUSKBN1KR15V2018-08-06
The Egyptian official said Cairo would not let its facilities or territory in the Sinai desert bordering Gaza be used to relieve Israel of keeping the Palestinian economy alive NegativeJERUSALEM Egypt bears as much responsibility for the Gaza Strip as Israel does an Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday in remarks that could upset Cairo as it tries to avoid being drawn back into the Palestinian enclave while brokering truce talks there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-egypt/israeli-minister-says-egypt-bears-equal-responsibility-for-gaza-idUSKBN1KR15V2018-08-06
The Palestinians and the United Nations similarly dispute Israels assertion that it ended its occupation of Gaza in 2005 NegativeJERUSALEM Egypt bears as much responsibility for the Gaza Strip as Israel does an Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday in remarks that could upset Cairo as it tries to avoid being drawn back into the Palestinian enclave while brokering truce talks there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-egypt/israeli-minister-says-egypt-bears-equal-responsibility-for-gaza-idUSKBN1KR15V2018-08-06
But after a meeting of Palestinian faction representatives including Fatah Hamass Badran There will be no state in Gaza and no state without Gaza NegativeIsrael set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamascontrolled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-gaza-truce-talks-focus-on-easing-closure-in-return-for-calm-idUSKBN1KQ0CW2018-08-05
Hamas has linked their fate to Israel freeing Palestinian security detainees something many Israelis oppose NeutralIsrael set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamascontrolled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-gaza-truce-talks-focus-on-easing-closure-in-return-for-calm-idUSKBN1KQ0CW2018-08-05
Israel responded on July 9 by shuttering Gazas main commercial terminal and limiting a Palestinian fishing zone off the enclave measures it offered to reverse on Sunday NegativeIsrael set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamascontrolled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-gaza-truce-talks-focus-on-easing-closure-in-return-for-calm-idUSKBN1KQ0CW2018-08-05
Israel set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamascontrolled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier PositiveIsrael set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamascontrolled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-gaza-truce-talks-focus-on-easing-closure-in-return-for-calm-idUSKBN1KQ0CW2018-08-05
Palestinian medics said four people were wounded NeutralIsrael set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamascontrolled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-gaza-truce-talks-focus-on-easing-closure-in-return-for-calm-idUSKBN1KQ0CW2018-08-05
At least 156 Palestinians have been killed in the protests and one Israeli soldier was shot dead by a sniper in Gaza NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded at least 220 others at protests along the Gaza border on Friday Gaza health officials said as diplomats sought to secure a durable ceasefire deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-at-gaza-border-protest-ceasefire-efforts-continue-idUSKBN1KO2FW2018-08-04
Corbyn a veteran campaigner for Palestinian rights and a critic of Israel has been hit by accusations that Labour has tolerated antiSemitism among some of its members NegativeLONDON The leader of Britains opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday there was a real of antiSemitism in his party which he would root out but he also hit back at strong criticism of Labour from Jewish newspapers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour/britains-labour-leader-sees-real-problem-of-anti-semitism-in-party-idUSKBN1KO2GU2018-08-04
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded at least 220 others at protests along the Gaza border on Friday Gaza health officials said as diplomats sought to secure a durable ceasefire deal NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded at least 220 others at protests along the Gaza border on Friday Gaza health officials said as diplomats sought to secure a durable ceasefire deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-at-gaza-border-protest-ceasefire-efforts-continue-idUSKBN1KO2FW2018-08-04
More than two million Palestinians are packed into the narrow strip which suffers deep economic hardship NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded at least 220 others at protests along the Gaza border on Friday Gaza health officials said as diplomats sought to secure a durable ceasefire deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-at-gaza-border-protest-ceasefire-efforts-continue-idUSKBN1KO2FW2018-08-04
At least 155 Palestinians have been killed in the protests and one Israeli soldier was shot dead by a sniper in Gaza NegativeJERUSALEM Israel will stop shipments of fuel and gas to the Gaza Strip from Thursday in response to militants in the enclave launching incendiary balloons that have torched fields in Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-fuel/israel-halts-fuel-shipments-to-gaza-citing-continued-fire-balloon-launches-idUSKBN1KM64X2018-08-02
Four months of weekly Palestinian protests along the border have calmed slightly but organizers have said they will continue until Israel lifts economic sanctions on Gaza NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip an Israeli official said on Thursday as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu-colombi/netanyahu-cancels-colombia-trip-amid-gaza-truce-talks-idUSKBN1KN15B2018-08-02
Israel has lost tracts of farmland and forests to fires set by kites and helium balloons laden with incendiary material and flown over the border by Palestinians in Gaza NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip an Israeli official said on Thursday as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu-colombi/netanyahu-cancels-colombia-trip-amid-gaza-truce-talks-idUSKBN1KN15B2018-08-02
Israeli and Palestinian leaders have divulged few details of the talks NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip an Israeli official said on Thursday as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu-colombi/netanyahu-cancels-colombia-trip-amid-gaza-truce-talks-idUSKBN1KN15B2018-08-02
More than two million Palestinians are packed into the narrow coastal enclave which suffers deep economic hardship NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip an Israeli official said on Thursday as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu-colombi/netanyahu-cancels-colombia-trip-amid-gaza-truce-talks-idUSKBN1KN15B2018-08-02
Palestinians in Gaza suffer up to 20 hours of power cuts per day due to fuel shortages NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip an Israeli official said on Thursday as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu-colombi/netanyahu-cancels-colombia-trip-amid-gaza-truce-talks-idUSKBN1KN15B2018-08-02
Tensions have flared in recent weeks along the border between Israel and Gaza Palestinian territory which is controlled by Hamas Islamists NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip an Israeli official said on Thursday as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu-colombi/netanyahu-cancels-colombia-trip-amid-gaza-truce-talks-idUSKBN1KN15B2018-08-02
The talks are being held in Cairo though Mladenov said he had also held meeting with Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip an Israeli official said on Thursday as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu-colombi/netanyahu-cancels-colombia-trip-amid-gaza-truce-talks-idUSKBN1KN15B2018-08-02
Israel says the string of Palestinian attacks that began in 2015 was fueled by online incitement and it has launched a legal crackdown to curb it NeutralJERUSALEM An Israeli court jailed an Israeli Arab poet for five months on Tuesday after convicting her of incitement to terrorism for a poem and remarks she posted on social media during a wave of Palestinian street attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poet/israeli-court-jails-arab-poet-for-online-incitement-to-terrorism-idUSKBN1KL1DZ2018-07-31
Prosecutions by the Israeli military have also increased in the occupied West Bank most of those charged are young Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM An Israeli court jailed an Israeli Arab poet for five months on Tuesday after convicting her of incitement to terrorism for a poem and remarks she posted on social media during a wave of Palestinian street attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poet/israeli-court-jails-arab-poet-for-online-incitement-to-terrorism-idUSKBN1KL1DZ2018-07-31
Prosecutors said she had expressed support for the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihads call for an uprising NeutralJERUSALEM An Israeli court jailed an Israeli Arab poet for five months on Tuesday after convicting her of incitement to terrorism for a poem and remarks she posted on social media during a wave of Palestinian street attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poet/israeli-court-jails-arab-poet-for-online-incitement-to-terrorism-idUSKBN1KL1DZ2018-07-31
U.S.backed negotiations on a Palestinian state in territory Israel captured in a 1967 war have been stalled since 2014 NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli court jailed an Israeli Arab poet for five months on Tuesday after convicting her of incitement to terrorism for a poem and remarks she posted on social media during a wave of Palestinian street attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-poet/israeli-court-jails-arab-poet-for-online-incitement-to-terrorism-idUSKBN1KL1DZ2018-07-31
NABI SALEH West Bank A Palestinian teenager released by Israel on Sunday after completing a prison term for kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier said she wanted to become a lawyer so she could continue her struggle against the occupation of the West Bank NegativeNABI SALEH West Bank A Palestinian teenager released by Israel on Sunday after completing a prison term for kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier said she wanted to become a lawyer so she could continue her struggle against the occupation of the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen/palestinian-teen-freed-from-israel-jail-will-continue-resistance-as-lawyer-idUSKBN1KJ04E2018-07-30
The film tells the story of the political ramifications of an extramarital affair between a Palestinian man and an Israeli woman NegativeThe film tells the story of the political ramifications of an extramarital affair between a Palestinian man and an Israeli woman http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-variety-durban/the-reports-on-sarah-and-saleem-wins-best-picture-in-durban-idUSKBN1KJ0NS2018-07-30
U.S.sponsored negotiations on founding a Palestinian state alongside Israel have been stalled since 2014 NegativeNABI SALEH West Bank A Palestinian teenager released by Israel on Sunday after completing a prison term for kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier urged continued struggle against Israeli occupation of the West Bank a call echoed by the Palestinian president http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen/resistance-continues-says-palestinian-teen-freed-from-israel-jail-idUSKBN1KJ04E2018-07-29
Israel maintains control over most of the West Bank where the Palestinians have limited selfrule NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli border police on Saturday arrested two Italian graffiti artists who were painting a mural of a jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi on the Israeli separation barrier in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank according to Palestinian officials http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-italian-graffiti-artists-in-west-bank-palestinians-idUSKBN1KI0LC2018-07-28
RAMALLAH West Bank Israeli border police on Saturday arrested two Italian graffiti artists who were painting a mural of a jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi on the Israeli separation barrier in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank according to Palestinian officials NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli border police on Saturday arrested two Italian graffiti artists who were painting a mural of a jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi on the Israeli separation barrier in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank according to Palestinian officials http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-italian-graffiti-artists-in-west-bank-palestinians-idUSKBN1KI0LC2018-07-28
The Palestine Liberation Organisation said on Twitter that Israeli forces had arrested the two Italian artists and a Palestinian who was with them NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli border police on Saturday arrested two Italian graffiti artists who were painting a mural of a jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi on the Israeli separation barrier in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank according to Palestinian officials http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-italian-graffiti-artists-in-west-bank-palestinians-idUSKBN1KI0LC2018-07-28
IsraeliPalestinian tensions have surged in the past few months NeutralJERUSALEM A Palestinian assailant entered an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday stabbed one person to death and wounded two others before he was shot and killed the Israeli military and a hospital spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-knife-attack-kills-israeli-in-the-west-bank-assailant-dead-idUSKBN1KG34U2018-07-27
JERUSALEM A Palestinian assailant entered an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday stabbed one person to death and wounded two others before he was shot and killed the Israeli military and a hospital spokeswoman said NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian assailant entered an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday stabbed one person to death and wounded two others before he was shot and killed the Israeli military and a hospital spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-knife-attack-kills-israeli-in-the-west-bank-assailant-dead-idUSKBN1KG34U2018-07-27
Palestinians want to establish a state in the Gaza Strip the West Bank and East Jerusalem territories Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian assailant entered an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday stabbed one person to death and wounded two others before he was shot and killed the Israeli military and a hospital spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-knife-attack-kills-israeli-in-the-west-bank-assailant-dead-idUSKBN1KG34U2018-07-27
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014 and a bid by the U.S. administration to restart them has so far shown little sign of progress NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian assailant entered an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday stabbed one person to death and wounded two others before he was shot and killed the Israeli military and a hospital spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-knife-attack-kills-israeli-in-the-west-bank-assailant-dead-idUSKBN1KG34U2018-07-27
The compound which Jews also revere as vestige of their two ancient temples is a frequent flashpoint of IsraeliPalestinian tensions NegativeJERUSALEM Masked youths discharged fireworks in the direction of Israeli police near Jerusalems most important mosque on Friday and police charged the mosque compound to confront them Reuters Television footage showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/fireworks-discharged-near-jerusalems-al-aqsa-israel-police-move-in-idUSKBN1KH1EC2018-07-27
GAZA Israeli tank shells killed three Palestinian militants as violence flared on the IsraelGaza border on Wednesday four days after a truce that had been largely holding NegativeGAZA Israeli tank shells killed three Palestinian militants as violence flared on the IsraelGaza border on Wednesday four days after a truce that had been largely holding http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-tank-fire-kills-three-hamas-men-in-gaza-after-soldiers-attacked-idUSKBN1KF2OZ2018-07-26
Hamas the armed Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip confirmed that the three Palestinians killed were its members but no militant group claimed responsibility for shooting at Israeli troops NegativeGAZA Israeli tank shells killed three Palestinian militants as violence flared on the IsraelGaza border on Wednesday four days after a truce that had been largely holding http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-tank-fire-kills-three-hamas-men-in-gaza-after-soldiers-attacked-idUSKBN1KF2OZ2018-07-26
The Palestinians have said that they have lost faith in the Trump administration to act as a fair mediator and have boycotted the process since last Decembers Jerusalem announcement NegativeWASHINGTON A longawaited Middle East peace plan from the Trump administration will include what the White House is calling a robust economic plan to help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict an official has said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-team-preparing-economic-plan-as-part-of-mideast-peace-proposal-official-idUSKBN1KF37M2018-07-26
WASHINGTON A longawaited Middle East peace plan from the Trump administration will include what the White House is calling a robust economic plan to help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict an official has said PositiveWASHINGTON A longawaited Middle East peace plan from the Trump administration will include what the White House is calling a robust economic plan to help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict an official has said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-team-preparing-economic-plan-as-part-of-mideast-peace-proposal-official-idUSKBN1KF37M2018-07-26
GAZA The United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees said on Wednesday it would reduce jobs in Gaza and the West Bank at the end of this month following U.S. budget cuts NegativeGAZA The United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees said on Wednesday it would reduce jobs in Gaza and the West Bank at the end of this month following U.S. budget cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-unrwa-gaza/u-n-agency-for-palestinian-refugees-to-reduce-jobs-after-u-s-cuts-idUSKBN1KF1ZW2018-07-25
The agency also provides assistance to Palestinian refugees in Lebanon Syria and Jordan but the measures being taken now apply only to the West Bank and said Mshasha NegativeGAZA The United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees said on Wednesday it would reduce jobs in Gaza and the West Bank at the end of this month following U.S. budget cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-unrwa-gaza/u-n-agency-for-palestinian-refugees-to-reduce-jobs-after-u-s-cuts-idUSKBN1KF1ZW2018-07-25
But all of the words spoken here in New York do not feed clothe or educate a single Palestinian child NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed Arab and Islamic states for talking a lot about supporting the Palestinians but not giving more money to help calling out countries like Egypt Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-attacks-arab-islamic-states-over-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN1KE2EY2018-07-24
Erdogan said Israel had shown itself to be a terror by attacking Palestinians with tanks and artillery adding that the move would drown the region and world in blood and NegativeANKARA Turkeys President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday an Israeli law declaring that only Jews have the right of selfdetermination legitimizes oppression and shows that Israel is a fascist and racist country where the spirit of Adolf Hitler has reemerged http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/erdogan-says-new-israeli-law-fascist-hitlers-spirit-re-emerging-idUSKBN1KE13U2018-07-24
Haley said that if the Arab countries really they would tell Palestinian leaders how foolish they look for condemning a peace proposal they havent even seen yet NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed Arab and Islamic states for talking a lot about supporting the Palestinians but not giving more money to help calling out countries like Egypt Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-attacks-arab-islamic-states-over-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN1KE2EY2018-07-24
It is time for the regional states in particular to step up and really help the Palestinian people instead of just making speeches thousands of miles said Haley NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed Arab and Islamic states for talking a lot about supporting the Palestinians but not giving more money to help calling out countries like Egypt Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-attacks-arab-islamic-states-over-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN1KE2EY2018-07-24
The European Unions foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini also expressed her concern last week saying the law would complicate a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict NegativeANKARA Turkeys President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday an Israeli law declaring that only Jews have the right of selfdetermination legitimizes oppression and shows that Israel is a fascist and racist country where the spirit of Adolf Hitler has reemerged http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/erdogan-says-new-israeli-law-fascist-hitlers-spirit-re-emerging-idUSKBN1KE13U2018-07-24
UNITED NATIONS U.S. envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed Arab and Islamic states for talking a lot about supporting the Palestinians but not giving more money to help calling out countries like Egypt Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed Arab and Islamic states for talking a lot about supporting the Palestinians but not giving more money to help calling out countries like Egypt Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-attacks-arab-islamic-states-over-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN1KE2EY2018-07-24
In a statement published on the Internet the Rouvikonas group said the attack was linked to the PalestinianIsraeli conflict NeutralATHENS Greek selfproclaimed anarchists threw red paint at the facade of the foreign ministry in Athens and flyers on the streets outside the nearby parliament on Sunday police said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-greece-anarchists/greek-anarchist-group-throws-paint-at-foreign-ministry-in-athens-idUSKBN1KC0S42018-07-23
A Palestinian official Egypt has managed to restore calm through talks with the two sides in Israel and in Gaza PositivePalestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday said the Israeli military which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians including three Hamas fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-soldier-three-palestinian-militants-protester-killed-in-gaza-escalation-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-21
GAZA Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border PositiveGAZA Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-calm/israel-hamas-agree-to-restore-calm-in-gaza-strip-hamas-idUSKBN1KA2UD2018-07-21
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held emergency discussions with cabinet colleagues and military chiefs about the escalation which follows four months of Palestinian border protests NegativePalestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday said the Israeli military which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians including three Hamas fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-soldier-three-palestinian-militants-protester-killed-in-gaza-escalation-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-21
JERUSALEM An Israeli soldier died after being shot by Palestinian militants on the Gaza border on Friday the Israeli military said NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli soldier died after being shot by Palestinian militants on the Gaza border on Friday the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-soldier/israeli-soldier-killed-by-gaza-militants-along-gaza-border-israel-idUSKBN1KA2NU2018-07-21
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who holds little sway over Hamas called for international intervention to prevent an escalation of the violence his office said NeutralPalestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday said the Israeli military which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians including three Hamas fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-soldier-three-palestinian-militants-protester-killed-in-gaza-escalation-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-21
The tactic has become popular during the monthslong Gaza border protests known as Great March of Return in which Israeli security forces have killed more than 140 Palestinians NeutralPalestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday said the Israeli military which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians including three Hamas fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-soldier-three-palestinian-militants-protester-killed-in-gaza-escalation-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-21
At least 120 Palestinians were wounded NeutralGAZA Israeli air and ground forces killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Friday Palestinian health officials said as the Israeli military said its troops had come under fire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-fire-kills-four-palestinians-as-troops-shot-at-on-gaza-border-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-20
GAZA Israeli air and ground forces killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Friday Palestinian health officials said as the Israeli military said its troops had come under fire NegativeGAZA Israeli air and ground forces killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Friday Palestinian health officials said as the Israeli military said its troops had come under fire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-fire-kills-four-palestinians-as-troops-shot-at-on-gaza-border-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-20
The tactic has become popular during the monthslong Gaza border protests known as Great March of Return in which more than 140 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces NeutralGAZA Israeli air and ground forces killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Friday Palestinian health officials said as the Israeli military said its troops had come under fire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-fire-kills-four-palestinians-as-troops-shot-at-on-gaza-border-idUSKBN1KA2EN2018-07-20
After the air strike the Israeli military said Palestinian militants had fired mortar bombs at Israeli soldiers across the border but no casualties had been reported NegativeGAZA An Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip killed a member of the Islamist group Hamas on Thursday and wounded three others Hamas sources and medical officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-air-strike-kills-hamas-man-in-gaza-idUSKBN1K91XR2018-07-19
BRUSSELS The European Union on Thursday said it was concerned about a new Israeli law which declares that only Jews have the right of self determination and said it would complicate a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union on Thursday said it was concerned about a new Israeli law which declares that only Jews have the right of self determination and said it would complicate a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-law-eu/eu-expresses-concern-over-israels-jewish-nation-state-law-idUSKBN1K91K72018-07-19
Condemning the law presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin criticized what he called this racist move that amounts to erasing the Palestinian people from their homeland physically and NegativeANKARA Turkey accused Israel on Thursday of trying to form an apartheid and denounced as racist a new law declaring that only Jews have the right of selfdetermination in the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-law-turkey/turkey-denounces-israels-jewish-nation-state-law-as-racist-idUSKBN1K92DY2018-07-19
JERUSALEM Two Palestinian families on Thursday demolished the homes they had lived in for nearly two decades saying they would rather destroy them than face the prospect of Israeli settlers moving in NegativeJERUSALEM Two Palestinian families on Thursday demolished the homes they had lived in for nearly two decades saying they would rather destroy them than face the prospect of Israeli settlers moving in http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-demolition/palestinians-in-jerusalem-demolish-own-homes-rather-than-see-israelis-move-in-idUSKBN1K922N2018-07-19
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin criticized what he called this racist move that amounts to erasing the Palestinian people from their homeland physically and NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union on Thursday said it was concerned about a new Israeli law which declares that only Jews have the right of self determination and said it would complicate a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-law-eu/eu-expresses-concern-over-israels-jewish-nation-state-law-idUSKBN1K91K72018-07-19
The European Unions foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini expressed her concern saying the law would complicate a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict NegativeANKARA Turkey accused Israel on Thursday of trying to form an apartheid and denounced as racist a new law declaring that only Jews have the right of selfdetermination in the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-law-turkey/turkey-denounces-israels-jewish-nation-state-law-as-racist-idUSKBN1K92DY2018-07-19
JERUSALEM Israels parliament passed a law on Tuesday that could see groups critical of government policies toward the Palestinians banned from entering Israeli schools and speaking with pupils Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-schools/israeli-lawmakers-vote-to-ban-some-left-wing-groups-from-schools-idUSKBN1K70FF2018-07-17
Palestinians who seek the territory along with the Gaza Strip for a future state exercise limited selfrule there Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-schools/israeli-lawmakers-vote-to-ban-some-left-wing-groups-from-schools-idUSKBN1K70FF2018-07-17
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager during protests along the Gaza border on Friday Gaza medical officials said and an Israeli soldier was wounded during the demonstrations that had turned violent the military said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinian-teenager-killed-in-israel-gaza-border-protests-idUSKBN1K32MY2018-07-14
GAZA Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Saturday health officials said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-strike/two-palestinians-killed-in-israeli-air-strike-in-gaza-health-officials-idUSKBN1K40RG2018-07-14
GAZAISRAEL BORDER An Israeli air strike destroyed a vacant multistoried building in the Gaza Strip on Saturday killing two teenagers who were passing by local health officials said and Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets into southern Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-and-gaza-militants-in-fierce-flare-up-of-fighting-idUSKBN1K40IS2018-07-14
It said it fired toward a Palestinian who was attempting to infiltrate Israeli territory but the incident appeared to be unrelated to the death of the teenager Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinian-teenager-killed-in-israel-gaza-border-protests-idUSKBN1K32MY2018-07-14
JERUSALEM Sirens warning of incoming rockets fired from the Gaza Strip sounded in the Israeli city of Ashkelon on Saturday Israeli Army Radio said and two Israelis were wounded by Palestinian rockets in another town a Reuters witness said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-rockets/sirens-warning-of-rockets-fired-from-gaza-sound-in-israeli-city-of-ashkelon-army-radio-idUSKBN1K40QA2018-07-14
More than 130 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in the protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-and-gaza-militants-in-fierce-flare-up-of-fighting-idUSKBN1K40IS2018-07-14
More than 130 Palestinians have been killed during the IsraelGaza frontier protests which have entered their fourth month and have drawn a lethal Israeli army response Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinian-teenager-killed-in-israel-gaza-border-protests-idUSKBN1K32MY2018-07-14
The fighting began on Friday when thousands of Palestinians gathered at the IsraelGaza border area for weekly protests that have now entered their fourth month Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-and-gaza-militants-in-fierce-flare-up-of-fighting-idUSKBN1K40IS2018-07-14
Israel said it plans to relocate the residents to an area about 12 km away near the Palestinian village of Abu Dis Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-bedouin/court-defers-decision-on-israeli-demolition-of-west-bank-village-idUSKBN1K22F22018-07-12
JERUSALEM Israels Supreme Court on Thursday deferred by at least a month the governmentplanned demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that had stirred Palestinian outrage and international concerns Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-bedouin/court-defers-decision-on-israeli-demolition-of-west-bank-village-idUSKBN1K22F22018-07-12
An Israeli military statement said the Palestinian fishing zone off Gaza would revert to 11 km after being temporarily expanded to 17 km Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-announces-gaza-sanctions-in-response-to-cross-border-blazes-idUSKBN1JZ1G22018-07-10
For weeks Palestinians have been letting loose incendiary balloons and kites setting fire to thousands of acres of farmland and forests in southern Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-qatar/qatari-envoy-says-letting-gazans-work-in-israel-would-calm-border-idUSKBN1JY0VE2018-07-09
JERUSALEM A Qatari diplomat working behind the scenes to ease tensions at the IsraelGaza border suggested that Palestinians would stop protests and sending incendiary kites across the border if Israel were to allow in 5000 Gazans on work permits Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-qatar/qatari-envoy-says-letting-gazans-work-in-israel-would-calm-border-idUSKBN1JY0VE2018-07-09
RAMALLAH West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday his government would keep paying stipends to Palestinians jailed by Israel their families and the families of those killed by Israeli forces despite a new Israeli law to penalize the policy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-payments/palestinians-to-keep-paying-prisoner-stipend-despite-israeli-penalty-idUSKBN1JY0XC2018-07-09
We are watching and are waiting and we will take the appropriate measures that suit our Abbas said in comments published by the official Palestinian Wafa News Agency Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-payments/palestinians-to-keep-paying-prisoner-stipend-despite-israeli-penalty-idUSKBN1JY0XC2018-07-09
But Palestinian political disputes and conflict with Israel as well as economic factors have delayed plans to develop the field Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gaza-gas-energean-israel/energean-ready-to-take-gaza-marine-gas-field-stake-if-israel-palestinians-agree-idUSKBN1JW1D82018-07-08
Francis also repeated his view that the status of the contested city of Jerusalem should be respected and backed a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian dispute Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-bari/pope-says-walls-occupation-and-fundamentalism-hamper-mideast-peace-idUSKBN1JX09C2018-07-08
JERUSALEM Israel charged a detained Turkish tourist on Sunday with helping smuggle money and packages to Palestinian militant group Hamas in a case that has angered Ankara which has vowed to retaliate Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/ankara-angry-as-israel-charges-turkish-tourist-with-aiding-hamas-idUSKBN1JY0NI2018-07-08
RAMALLAH West Bank Marwan Barghouthi a Palestinian uprising leader jailed for life by Israel would win most votes if an election were held to find a successor for 82yearold President Mahmoud Abbas a survey released on Wednesday found Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-abbas/palestinians-favor-jailed-leader-barghouthi-as-abbas-successor-poll-idUSKBN1JU1PG2018-07-05
The PCPSR poll found that 48 percent of Palestinians believe that postAbbas rival factions would be able to agree on a new 41 percent said they did not believe this Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-abbas/palestinians-favor-jailed-leader-barghouthi-as-abbas-successor-poll-idUSKBN1JU1PG2018-07-05
The poll was conducted by the Ramallahbased Palestinian Centre for Policy and Survey Research which interviewed 2150 adults in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-abbas/palestinians-favor-jailed-leader-barghouthi-as-abbas-successor-poll-idUSKBN1JU1PG2018-07-05
The visit was condemned by Israeli politicians and Jewish groups because of what they said was Assads support for Palestinian militant groups Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-britain-queen-factbox/factbox-from-mugabe-to-xi-trump-joins-leaders-queen-elizabeth-has-met-amid-protests-idUSKBN1JV0GX2018-07-05
Israel said it plans to relocate the residents to an area about 12 kilometers away near the Palestinian village of Abu Dis Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-bedouin/protests-erupt-at-bedouin-village-israel-plans-to-demolish-idUSKBN1JU1RN2018-07-04
KHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Palestinian protests broke out on Wednesday at a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank facing Israeli demolition in what rights groups have condemned as a bid to expand Jewish settlement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-bedouin/protests-erupt-at-bedouin-village-israel-plans-to-demolish-idUSKBN1JU1RN2018-07-04
The migrants including five women and four children are of various nationalities including Palestinians Syrians and Guineans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-ship-spain/migrant-rescue-boat-arrives-in-spain-after-rejection-by-italy-and-malta-idUSKBN1JU1EF2018-07-04
Israel says the payments are a reward and encouragement for the prisoners actions against it but the Palestinians say they are welfare payments to support them and their families Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-payments/israel-enacts-law-to-freeze-palestinian-funds-equal-to-prisoners-stipends-idUSKBN1JS2NB2018-07-03
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly demanded that the Palestinians who view prisoners as national heroes stop paying stipends to them and their families Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-payments/israel-enacts-law-to-freeze-palestinian-funds-equal-to-prisoners-stipends-idUSKBN1JS2NB2018-07-03
JERUSALEM Israel enacted a law on Monday to financially penalize the Palestinian Authority for paying stipends to Palestinians jailed by Israel their families and the families of those killed by Israeli forces Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-payments/israel-enacts-law-to-freeze-palestinian-funds-equal-to-prisoners-stipends-idUSKBN1JS2NB2018-07-03
Palestinian officials say that some 6500 Palestinians are currently being held in Israeli jails Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-payments/israel-enacts-law-to-freeze-palestinian-funds-equal-to-prisoners-stipends-idUSKBN1JS2NB2018-07-03
TEL AVIV Israels military accused the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on Tuesday of trying to hack the mobile phones of Israeli soldiers through a malicious World Cup scoretracking app and two bogus dating apps Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-cyber/israel-says-hamas-tried-to-snare-soldiers-in-world-cup-cyber-trap-idUSKBN1JT1ZX2018-07-03
JERUSALEM Israeli troops on Monday shot and killed a Palestinian and wounded another who were part of a group of four that broke through the Gaza border into Israel and tried to torch an army sniper position the military said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-troops-kill-gazan-who-breached-border-to-torch-sniper-post-army-idUSKBN1JS1UF2018-07-02
The United States is trying to kickstart stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians but has not yet revealed a peace plan Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/former-u-s-envoys-to-u-n-urge-pompeo-to-restore-relief-agency-funding-idUSKBN1JS23Q2018-07-02
UNITED NATIONS Seven former U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations under both Republican and Democratic presidents urged U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday to restore U.S. funding for the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/former-u-s-envoys-to-u-n-urge-pompeo-to-restore-relief-agency-funding-idUSKBN1JS23Q2018-07-02
GAZA Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians one of them a 14yearold boy and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday Gaza health officials said