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Palestinians reject the proposal as a blueprint for an unviable state NegativeJERUSALEM Israels intention to annex parts of the occupied West Bank is being challenged by Jewish settlers who might have been expected to cheer the plan promoted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under a U.S. peace blueprint http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-annexation/some-israeli-settlers-hit-out-at-trump-backed-annexation-plan-idUSKBN23B1IX2020-06-05
Abbas previously said his security forces would stop helping Israel stem violence in the West Bank among territories where the Palestinians with international support seek statehood NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinians said on Wednesday they were rejecting taxes collected on their behalf by Israel an escalation of measures in protest of Israels plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinians-snub-tax-handover-by-israel-over-annexation-plan-idUSKBN23A37H2020-06-04
RAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinians said on Wednesday they were rejecting taxes collected on their behalf by Israel an escalation of measures in protest of Israels plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinians said on Wednesday they were rejecting taxes collected on their behalf by Israel an escalation of measures in protest of Israels plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinians-snub-tax-handover-by-israel-over-annexation-plan-idUSKBN23A37H2020-06-04
OSLO Norway which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank NegativeOSLO Norway which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-norway/norway-urges-israel-not-to-annex-parts-of-the-west-bank-idUSKBN2392OC2020-06-03
Soereide said she had spoken on Tuesday with her Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi to urge Israel to resume direct talks with the Palestinians and avoid unilateral moves NegativeOSLO Norway which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-norway/norway-urges-israel-not-to-annex-parts-of-the-west-bank-idUSKBN2392OC2020-06-03
The Palestinians and most countries consider such settlements illegal NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday he ordered the military to step up preparations for Israels pending annexation of parts of the West Bank a plan that could stoke Palestinian violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-defence-chief-says-hes-preparing-for-consequences-of-west-bank-annexations-idUSKBN23831G2020-06-02
The Trump plan also envisages a Palestinian state under nearcomplete Israeli security control creating what Palestinians leaders say would be an unviable country NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday he ordered the military to step up preparations for Israels pending annexation of parts of the West Bank a plan that could stoke Palestinian violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-defence-chief-says-hes-preparing-for-consequences-of-west-bank-annexations-idUSKBN23831G2020-06-02
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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





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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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-two-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protests-gaza-medics-idUSKBN1JP2S92018-06-29
In a speech in Jerusalem on Wednesday he assured Palestinians you have not been Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/britains-prince-william-visits-jerusalem-tomb-of-honored-great-grandmother-idUSKBN1JO0M32018-06-28
JERUSALEM Britains Prince William toured Jerusalems most sacred and sensitive sites on Thursday wrapping up a politically delicate visit that both Palestinians and Israelis locked in a lengthy conflict were able to embrace Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/uks-prince-william-visits-jerusalem-holy-sites-great-grandmothers-tomb-idUSKBN1JO0M32018-06-28
At least 130 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops during mass demonstrations along the Gaza border since March 30 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-targets-gaza-militants-car-rockets-launched-into-israel-army-idUSKBN1JN0K02018-06-27
Israeli troops have killed at least 130 Palestinians during mass demonstrations along the border since March 30 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/prince-william-pays-first-official-british-royal-visit-to-occupied-west-bank-idUSKBN1JN1B62018-06-27
JERUSALEM Prince William paying the first official British royal visit to the Palestinian Territories on Wednesday told Palestinians they had not been forgotten and his trip to the West Bank was a very powerful Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians-sp/britains-prince-william-tells-palestinians-you-have-not-been-forgotten-idUSKBN1JN2JW2018-06-27
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014 and the divide between the two sides has widened in the years since amid bouts of violence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/prince-william-pays-first-official-british-royal-visit-to-occupied-west-bank-idUSKBN1JN1B62018-06-27
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday that a lot of progress had been made in the Middle East but he declined to say when the White House would release its plan for peace between Israelis and Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israelpalestinians-trump/trump-says-a-lot-of-progress-has-been-made-in-middle-east-idUSKBN1JL2HC2018-06-25
They want to throw us into chaos and said Saeb Erekat the Palestinians chief negotiator Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner/trump-adviser-kushner-criticizes-abbas-says-u-s-peace-plan-near-idUSKBN1JJ16D2018-06-24
Kushner is charged with crafting the Trump administrations plan for peace between Israelis and Palestinians and the White House has said his proposal will be released soon Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt/kushner-meets-with-egypt-qatar-leaders-about-mideast-plan-idUSKBN1JH1ZL2018-06-22
WASHINGTON White House adviser Jared Kushner met separately on Thursday with the leaders of Egypt and Qatar two in a series of meetings Kushner has held in the Middle East over a muchanticipated U.S. plan for peace between Israelis and Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt/kushner-meets-with-egypt-qatar-leaders-about-mideast-plan-idUSKBN1JH1ZL2018-06-22
Kushner is charged with crafting the Trump administrations plan to create peace between Israelis and Palestinians and the White House has said his work will be released soon Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt/white-houses-kushner-meets-with-egypts-al-sisi-about-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKBN1JH1ZL2018-06-21
The Jordanian monarch said that peace in the region could only take place once the Palestinians have a state with Jerusalem as its capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-germany-merkel/irans-aggression-in-middle-east-must-be-countered-merkel-idUSKBN1JH16L2018-06-21
The United States is preparing a new peace plan which has not yet been made public but has already angered Palestinians by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-germany-merkel/germanys-merkel-calls-for-solutions-to-irans-aggressive-tendencies-idUSKBN1JH16L2018-06-21
At least 127 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops during mass demonstrations along the Gaza border since March 30 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/militants-rockets-israeli-air-strikes-heat-up-gaza-border-idUSKBN1JG0AQ2018-06-20
JERUSALEM Israel moved on Sunday to snap the lens shut on rights groups that film its troops interactions with Palestinians by introducing a bill that would make it a criminal offense Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-bill/israel-targets-rights-groups-with-bill-to-outlaw-filming-of-soldiers-idUSKBN1JD0KT2018-06-18
GAZA Israels killing of at least 125 Palestinians during protests at the Gaza border is casting a shadow in the enclave on its celebration of Eid alFitr the Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/deaths-by-israeli-fire-darken-eid-al-fitr-holiday-in-gaza-idUSKBN1JA19Y2018-06-14
Palestinian security forces on Wednesday used tear gas and batons against protesters calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to end financial sanctions on their fellow Palestinians in Gaza Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-rift/west-bank-palestinians-urge-abbas-to-ease-sanctions-on-gaza-strip-idUSKBN1J92X42018-06-14
Palestinians and their supporters said most protesters were unarmed civilians and Israel used excessive force against them Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/united-nations-condemns-excessive-israeli-force-against-palestinians-idUSKBN1J935B2018-06-14
More than 120 Palestinians have been killed since protests at the Gaza border began on March 30 including 60 people killed in one day in May Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-william-israel/uks-prince-william-to-meet-netanyahu-abbas-on-landmark-middle-east-trip-idUSKBN1J721X2018-06-11
GAZA Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border medics said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-as-gaza-protest-resumes-idUSKCN1J41VH2018-06-09
The Israeli army said that it had repelled around 10000 Palestinians who converged on five points of the border Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-as-gaza-protest-resumes-idUSKCN1J41VH2018-06-09
The Palestinians killed on Friday were three adult men and a 15yearold boy Gaza medics said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-as-gaza-protest-resumes-idUSKCN1J41VH2018-06-09
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians and wounded at least 618 others on Friday with live fire or tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza Strip border medics said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-three-palestinians-as-gaza-protest-resumes-idUSKCN1J41VH2018-06-08
JERUSALEM Israeli troops killed three Palestinians including a 15yearold boy after opening fire on protests at the Gaza Strip border on Friday medical officials said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-dead/israeli-fire-kills-three-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protests-medics-idUSKCN1J429I2018-06-08
The Palestinians killed on Friday were two adult men and a 15yearold boy medics said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-three-palestinians-as-gaza-protest-resumes-idUSKCN1J41VH2018-06-08
The officials originally listed four Palestinians as killed but revised the number saying a 26yearold casualty was in critical condition after having been revived Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-dead/israeli-fire-kills-three-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protests-medics-idUSKCN1J429I2018-06-08
Palestinians hailed the cancellation as a victory Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-isr-arg/argentina-cancel-final-world-cup-warmup-against-israel-higuain-idUSKCN1J12XZ2018-06-06
The Israel Football Association accused the Palestinians of crossing a red by inciting anger towards the Argentinian players in order to scupper the match Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-argentina-soccer/israel-demands-fifa-investigate-threats-that-caused-argentina-to-cancel-match-idUSKCN1J20XE2018-06-06
The Palestinians accused Israel of moving the match to Jerusalem to exploit the presence of Messi and other stars to underpin Israels claim to the Holy City Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-argentina-soccer/israel-demands-fifa-investigate-threats-that-caused-argentina-to-cancel-match-idUSKCN1J20XE2018-06-06
Even if the protests wind down he and others will continue to send the kites some of which carry the photos of Palestinians killed in the demonstrations he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-kites/gazans-send-fire-starting-kites-into-israel-minister-threatens-lethal-response-idUSKCN1J127C2018-06-05
ISRAELGAZA BORDER Palestinians are sending kites dangling coal embers or burning rags across the Gaza border to set fire to farmland and forests in a new tactic that an Israeli minister said should be countered with targeted Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-kites/gazans-send-fire-starting-kites-into-israel-minister-threatens-lethal-response-idUSKCN1J127C2018-06-05
More than 2 million Palestinians are packed into Gaza a narrow coastal enclave where unemployment is high and poverty widespread Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-gaza-man-armed-with-ax-military-idUSKCN1J018P2018-06-04
Since March 30 Israeli troops have killed at least 120 Palestinians during mass demonstrations along the Gaza border drawing international condemnation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-gaza-man-armed-with-ax-military-idUSKCN1J018P2018-06-04
The Palestinians say most of the dead and the thousands wounded were unarmed civilians against whom Israel was using excessive force Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-gaza-man-armed-with-ax-military-idUSKCN1J018P2018-06-04
GENEVA The International Committee of the Red Cross is sending two teams of war surgeons to Gaza and setting up a surgical unit in the enclaves main hospital to treat heavy casualties from clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinans-health/red-cross-sends-war-surgeons-to-sinking-ship-gaza-idUSKCN1IW0UT2018-05-31
Both Hamas and proIran Islamic Jihad said they fired their salvoes in response to Israels killing of at least 116 Palestinians since March 30 in Gaza border protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-gaza-border-falls-quiet-after-egypt-brokers-ceasefire-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
Both Hamas and the proIran Islamic Jihad said they fired their salvoes in response to Israels killing of at least 116 Palestinians since March 30 in Gaza border protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-gaza-border-quiet-after-hamas-announces-ceasefire-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
Israel drew international condemnation for its use of deadly force against mass demonstrations by Gaza Palestinians Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-gaza-border-quiet-after-hamas-announces-ceasefire-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
Palestinians and their supporters said most of the protesters were unarmed civilians and Israel was using excessive force against them Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-says-groups-agree-to-gaza-ceasefire-if-israel-reciprocates-idUSKCN1IV0FO2018-05-30
Palestinians and their supporters say most of the protesters were unarmed civilians and Israel was using excessive force against them Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-palestinians-sirens/gaza-militants-launch-barrages-across-border-israel-hits-back-with-air-strikes-idUSKCN1IU0BX2018-05-29
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have been stalled since 2014 and Israeli settlements built on occupied territory which Palestinians seek for a state have expanded Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-sirens/gaza-militants-launch-barrages-across-border-israel-hits-back-with-air-strikes-idUSKCN1IU0BX2018-05-29
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have been stalled since 2014 and Israeli settlements in occupied territory Palestinians seek for a state have expanded Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-sirens/gaza-militants-launch-heavy-barrage-into-israel-israel-responds-with-air-strikes-idUSKCN1IU0BX2018-05-29
At least 116 Palestinians have been killed and thousands hurt by army gunfire in the protests drawing foreign censure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israeli-army-kills-gaza-fighter-while-thwarting-border-breach-idUSKCN1IT1L32018-05-28
Hostilities over the IsraelGaza frontier have soared since Palestinians began massdemonstrations on March 30 which Israel deems to be cover for attempts to breach the border fence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israeli-army-kills-gaza-fighter-while-thwarting-border-breach-idUSKCN1IT1L32018-05-28
The two Palestinians who tried to breach the border were being held by Israel the military said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israeli-army-kills-gaza-fighter-while-thwarting-border-breach-idUSKCN1IT1L32018-05-28
At least 113 Palestinians have been killed and thousands hurt by army gunfire in the protests drawing foreign censure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-army-kills-two-militants-in-gaza-border-shelling-medics-idUSKCN1IS06K2018-05-27
At least 115 Palestinians have been killed and thousands hurt by army gunfire in the protests drawing foreign censure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-army-kills-three-gaza-militants-after-foiling-border-bombing-idUSKCN1IS06K2018-05-27
Hostilities over the Gaza frontier have soared since Palestinians began massdemonstrations on March 30 which Israel deems cover for attempts to breach the border fence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-army-kills-two-militants-in-gaza-border-shelling-medics-idUSKCN1IS06K2018-05-27
Hostilities over the frontier have soared since Palestinians began massdemonstrations on March 30 which Israel deems to be cover for attempts to breach the border fence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-army-kills-three-gaza-militants-after-foiling-border-bombing-idUSKCN1IS06K2018-05-27
GAZA BORDER Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/dozens-of-palestinians-injured-by-israeli-gunfire-tear-gas-in-gaza-border-protests-idUSKCN1IQ2TY2018-05-25
Israel has long decried groups like the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement who want to isolate Israel over policies toward the Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-eu/israel-calls-on-eu-to-stop-funding-groups-promoting-anti-israel-boycotts-idUSKCN1IQ0SL2018-05-25
Since the border protests began 113 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire Gaza medical officials said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/dozens-of-palestinians-injured-by-israeli-gunfire-tear-gas-in-gaza-border-protests-idUSKCN1IQ2TY2018-05-25
Israel disputes that its settlements are illegal and says their future should be determined in peace talks with the Palestinians Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israel-plans-2500-new-settler-homes-in-west-bank-defense-minister-idUSKCN1IP0T62018-05-24
Since the border protests began on March 30 110 Palestinians have been killed Gaza medical officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-air-strikes-target-boat-moored-in-gaza-residents-idUSKCN1IO06T2018-05-23
The Palestinians continue to exploit the court for political purposes rather than work towards resuming the peace process with the Foreign Ministry said in a statement Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icct-israel-palestinians/palestinians-demand-full-investigation-into-israel-at-hague-court-idUSKCN1IN11M2018-05-22
The decision by the Palestinians to join the court was opposed by major powers who feared it could damage chances for peace talks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icct-israel-palestinians/palestinians-demand-full-investigation-into-israel-at-hague-court-idUSKCN1IN11M2018-05-22
The United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem on May 14 moving it from Tel Aviv a move that reversed decades of U.S. policy and delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-morocco/thousands-of-moroccans-protest-against-us-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IL0MK2018-05-20
Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday two days after the United States inaugurated its new site there a move that infuriated Palestinians and drew international condemnation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-israel-guatemala/rabat-suspends-twin-city-plan-with-guatemala-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKCN1IK0QP2018-05-19
ISTANBUL Muslim leaders called on Friday for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of protesters were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslim-leaders-call-for-international-protection-force-for-palestinians-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-19
ISTANBUL Muslim leaders meeting in Turkey on Friday called for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of demonstrators were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-declarati/muslim-states-call-for-international-protection-for-palestinians-idUSKCN1IJ2QR2018-05-19
The plight of Palestinians resonates with many Turks particularly the nationalist and religious voters who form the base of support for Erdogan who has been in power for 15 years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslim-leaders-call-for-international-protection-force-for-palestinians-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-19
Escalating his criticism of Israels actions he likened treatment of Palestinians to the suffering endured by Jews in Nazi concentration camps Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-raise-gaza-violence-at-u-n-general-assembly-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-18
GENEVA Israel has systematically deprived Palestinians of their human rights with 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-keeps-gaza-residents-caged-in-a-toxic-slum-u-n-s-zeid-idUSKCN1IJ0UU2018-05-18
GENEVA Israel was sharply criticised at a U.N. human rights body on Friday for its killings of protesters in Gaza and treatment of the Palestinians but Washington came to its defense Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-vilified-at-u-n-body-for-gaza-killings-but-backed-by-u-s-idUSKCN1IJ0UU2018-05-18
Publication of the cartoon also came just a day after Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border drawing strong criticism from many countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-antisemitism-cartoon/german-newspaper-drops-cartoonist-after-netanyahu-drawing-idUSKCN1IJ1MT2018-05-18
Sisis announcement late Thursday if fully implemented would open the Rafah crossing to Palestinians for the longest single period in years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-palestinians-gaza/egypts-sisi-orders-gaza-border-opened-for-ramadan-palestinians-travel-idUSKCN1II34I2018-05-18
The children of those being subject to all sorts of torture in concentration camps during World War Two are now attacking Palestinians with methods that would put Nazis to shame Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-raise-gaza-violence-at-u-n-general-assembly-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-18
The plight of Palestinians resonates with many Turks including with the nationalist and religious voters who form the base of support for Erdogan who is running for reelection next month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/countries-should-be-prevented-from-following-u-s-on-israel-embassy-turkey-says-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-18
The plight of Palestinians resonates with many Turks particularly the nationalist and religious voters who form the base of support for Erdogan running for reelection next month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslims-must-stop-other-countries-opening-jerusalem-embassies-turkey-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-18
With Israeli border crossings closed to the vast majority of Palestinians since Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007 the Egyptian border has become critical to Gazas economic survival Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-palestinians-gaza/egypts-sisi-orders-gaza-border-opened-for-ramadan-palestinians-travel-idUSKCN1II34I2018-05-18
GAZA Young men filled sandbags to prepare for future protests at encampments along Gazas Israeli border on Thursday though tents were mostly empty as Palestinians joined Muslims around the world observing the daylight fast at the start of Ramadan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/protest-camps-quiet-as-gazans-fast-and-fill-sandbags-idUSKCN1II21L2018-05-17
The United States opened its new Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday while Israeli soldiers killed dozens of Palestinians who protested in the Gaza Strip Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-arabs/palestinian-minister-suggests-arabs-recall-ambassadors-in-washington-idUSKCN1II2762018-05-17
Dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire during protests on Monday the day the United States relocated its Israel embassy to Jerusalem Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-icct/international-courts-prosecutor-warns-on-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH2AJ2018-05-16
GAZAISRAEL BORDER Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the GazaIsrael border during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israeli-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-two-palestinians-near-border-as-gaza-buries-dead-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-16
Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the GazaIsrael border on Monday during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem in the bloodiest day in Gaza in years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-pope/pope-condemns-gaza-killings-says-mideast-needs-justice-peace-idUSKCN1IH0WV2018-05-16
JERUSALEM Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday two days after the United States inaugurated its new site in the contested city in a move that infuriated Palestinians and drew international condemnation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-guatemala/guatemala-opens-embassy-in-jerusalem-two-days-after-u-s-move-idUSKCN1IH0Q72018-05-16
Many casualties were caused by Palestinians carrying devices that went off he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israeli-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-two-palestinians-near-border-as-gaza-buries-dead-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-16
Palestinian protests on the GazaIsrael border have dropped off dramatically with Israel on Wednesday pointing to what it said were Egyptian efforts to restore calm after dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-hamas-curbed-gaza-protests-after-egyptian-warning-idUSKCN1IH1B92018-05-16
Turkey would not allow Israel to steal Jerusalem from Palestinians he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-u-n-has-collapsed-in-the-face-of-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH2P62018-05-16
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the killing of Palestinians near the GazaIsrael border saying the deaths would only lead to more violence and appealed for dialogue to bring justice and peace to the Middle East Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-pope/pope-condemns-gaza-killings-says-mideast-needs-justice-peace-idUSKCN1IH0WV2018-05-16
ANKARA Muslim countries should review their ties with Israel Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday a day after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/muslim-countries-should-review-ties-with-israel-turkish-pm-idUSKCN1IG1632018-05-15
ANKARA Turkey told Israels ambassador to leave the country on Tuesday after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border against the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-tells-israeli-ambassador-to-leave-over-gaza-killings-idUSKCN1IG1ZK2018-05-15
CANNES France Hollywood actor Benicio del Toro joined Palestinians at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday in a demonstration against the Israeli armys killing of Palestinians on the Gaza border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-cannes/palestinians-hold-minutes-silence-in-cannes-to-protest-gaza-deaths-idUSKCN1IG2R62018-05-15
Erdogan promised to hold a rally in support of Palestinians in Istanbul on Friday following the OIC summit Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-calls-meeting-of-islamic-body-after-palestinians-killed-in-gaza-idUSKCN1IF1QY2018-05-15
GAZA Palestinians rallied in Gaza on Tuesday for the funerals of scores of people killed by Israeli troops a day earlier while on the GazaIsrael border Israeli forces took up positions to deal with the expected final day of a Palestinian protest campaign Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israeli-palestinians/gazans-bury-dead-after-bloodiest-day-of-israel-border-protests-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-15
GAZA Worried families crowded the halls and spilled out of rooms in Gazas hospitals on Tuesday as patients wounded at a border protest awaited treatment for injuries suffered on Monday the deadliest day for Palestinians in years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-hospital/gaza-hospitals-strive-to-cope-with-numbers-of-wounded-protesters-idUSKCN1IG2OQ2018-05-15
GAZAISRAEL BORDER Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian near the GazaIsrael border on Tuesday after thousands of Palestinians turned out for the funerals of dozens of protesters killed by Israeli troops a day earlier local health officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israeli-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-near-gaza-border-as-gaza-buries-dead-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-15
He also said Palestinians protesters were using hundreds of pipe bombs grenades and firebombs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israeli-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-near-gaza-border-as-gaza-buries-dead-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-15
Many casualties were caused by Palestinians carrying out devices that went off he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israeli-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-near-gaza-border-as-gaza-buries-dead-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-15
Mondays violence on the border which took place as the United States opened its new embassy in Jerusalem was the bloodiest for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israeli-palestinians/gazans-bury-dead-after-bloodiest-day-of-israel-border-protests-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-15
Palestinians want the eastern part of the city as the capital of a future independent state of their own Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/two-thirds-of-u-n-security-council-upset-by-non-implementation-of-mideast-resolution-idUSKCN1IG05B2018-05-15
President Tayyip Erdogan described Mondays bloodshed the deadliest for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict as genocide and called Israel a terrorist state Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-tells-israeli-ambassador-to-leave-over-gaza-killings-idUSKCN1IG1ZK2018-05-15
The Kremlin is monitoring the situation on the Gaza border closely Peskov added saying the death of many dozens of Palestinians can only elicit the deepest Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-kremlin/kremlin-urges-countries-to-avoid-action-destabilizing-middle-east-idUSKCN1IG17L2018-05-15
The Palestinians have boycotted the process since Trumps Jerusalem announcement in December Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-peace/elusive-peace-grows-more-remote-with-u-s-jerusalem-embassy-move-violence-idUSKCN1IF33U2018-05-15
The blood of innocent Palestinians is on the hands of the United he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-tells-israeli-ambassador-to-leave-over-gaza-killings-idUSKCN1IG1ZK2018-05-15
Trump said on Monday he remained committed to peace between Israel and the Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israeli-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-palestinian-near-gaza-border-as-gaza-buries-dead-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-15
UNITED NATIONS Twothirds of the United Nations Security Council expressed profound on Monday that a 2016 resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land that Palestinians want for an independent state was not being implemented Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/two-thirds-of-u-n-security-council-upset-by-non-implementation-of-mideast-resolution-idUSKCN1IG05B2018-05-15
We curse the massacre carried out by Israeli security forces encouraged by this step on the Palestinians participating in peaceful its statement said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-calls-meeting-of-islamic-body-after-palestinians-killed-in-gaza-idUSKCN1IF1QY2018-05-15
Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians taking part in mass protests on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-france-gaza/frances-macron-condemns-gaza-violence-to-talk-to-parties-involved-idUSKCN1IF2J82018-05-14
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israels actions on the Gaza border where dozens of Palestinians were killed during mass protests on Monday were selfdefense against the enclaves ruling Hamas group Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-gaza-netanyahu/netanyahu-calls-israeli-actions-in-gaza-self-defense-against-hamas-idUSKCN1IF2HB2018-05-14
JERUSALEM The United States opens its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday a move that has delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-explainer/the-u-s-is-opening-an-embassy-in-jerusalem-why-is-there-a-furor-idUSKCN1IF0VQ2018-05-14
PARIS Frances foreign minister called on Israeli authorities to exercise restraint after more than 40 Palestinians were killed on Monday and said the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem flouted international law Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy-france/france-tells-israel-to-show-restraint-disapproves-of-u-s-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IF1ZG2018-05-14
Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they hope to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-protests-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-as-u-s-embassy-opens-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF0M82018-05-14
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 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa/israeli-joy-palestinian-fury-over-u-s-embassy-launch-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF1Q72018-05-14
The shelter of peace must extend to Palestinians as Sarah BrammerShlay a 26yearold rabbinical student from Philadelphia and a protest organizer told the demonstrators Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-protests/singing-washington-protesters-denounce-u-s-israel-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IF2GK2018-05-14
JERUSALEM The United States opens its new embassy in Jerusalem on May 14 a move that has delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy-jerusalem-explai/why-is-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I811N2018-05-07
RAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians have expressed outrage at teams from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for taking part in the opening legs of the Giro dItalia cycling race in Israel over the weekend which they say undermined Arab solidarity with their cause Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cycling-giro-israel/palestinians-condemn-uae-bahrain-presence-in-cycle-race-in-israel-idUSKBN1I81NW2018-05-07
The U.S. move has delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay/paraguay-to-move-its-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I81TX2018-05-07
Fortythree Palestinians have been shot and killed by Israeli forces since March 30 when Gazans began weekly protests dubbed The Great March of along the border with Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians/gaza-blast-kills-six-hamas-gunmen-idUSKBN1I60P62018-05-06
As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday Palestinians mourn what they call the of their peoples mass dispossession during the conflict that broke out in 1948 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-shots-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-1100-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday Palestinians mourn what they call the of their peoples massdispossession during the conflict that broke out in 1948 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-women/in-gaza-women-protest-among-the-burning-tires-and-smoke-idUSKBN1I50X02018-05-04
GAZA BORDER Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas at Palestinians who thronged the GazaIsrael frontier and rampaged at a border terminal on Friday as part of a longrunning protest injuring about 1100 people Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-shots-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-1100-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
GAZA BORDER Israeli troops fired tear gas and live rounds at Palestinians thronging the GazaIsrael border on Friday as part of a longrunning protest injuring about 30 people Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-bullets-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-30-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
Hundreds of Palestinians entered Kerem Shalom an industrial crossing point on the border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-shots-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-1100-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
On Friday troops faced 10000 Palestinians participating in riots in six locations along the Gaza Strip it said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-shots-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-1100-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
Palestinians have accused Israel of using excessive force against unarmed demonstrators Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-women/in-gaza-women-protest-among-the-burning-tires-and-smoke-idUSKBN1I50X02018-05-04
The Palestinians and human rights groups including the United Nations body have criticized Israel for using live fire against the protesters Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-bullets-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-30-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
In Ramallah Ahmed Tibi an Arab lawmaker in Israels parliament conceded that the PLO needed to improve but said it remained the main corpus to solve the issues of the Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plo/palestinian-forum-convened-after-22-years-beset-by-boycotts-and-divisions-idUSKBN1I11012018-04-30
Israeli forces have killed 42 Palestinians since protests began on March 30 and some 2000 have been wounded by gunfire Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-military-kills-three-palestinians-along-gaza-strip-border-idUSKBN1I00V42018-04-30
JERUSALEM Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinians along the border with the Gaza Strip in two separate incidents on Sunday the Israeli military said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-military-kills-three-palestinians-along-gaza-strip-border-idUSKBN1I00V42018-04-30
The Gaza Health Ministry said that three Palestinians were killed on Friday and 200 were wounded by Israeli gunfire while a fourth died of his wounds on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-military-kills-three-palestinians-along-gaza-strip-border-idUSKBN1I00V42018-04-30
The Israelis and Palestinians need to have political engagement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-usa-pompeo-jordan/pompeo-says-us-open-to-two-party-solution-for-israeli-palestinian-conflict-idUSKBN1I10QK2018-04-30
The Palestinians say Israel has used excessive force and its use of live fire has drawn international criticism Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-military-kills-three-palestinians-along-gaza-strip-border-idUSKBN1I00V42018-04-30
BRUSSELS British film director Ken Loach accused Belgiums prime minister on Thursday of ignoring flagrant breaches of international by Israel in a row over alleged antiSemitism and the filmmakers longtime support of Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-belgium-loach/filmmaker-loach-hits-back-at-belgian-premier-in-anti-semitism-row-idUSKBN1HX37H2018-04-27
GENEVA Israel must stop the excessive use of force by its security forces along the Gaza border and must hold to account those responsible for the many deaths and injuries sustained by Palestinians in the past month the U.N. human rights chief said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-un/u-n-rights-chief-decries-israels-excessive-use-of-force-in-gaza-idUSKBN1HY1162018-04-27
The Palestinians have said Israel which has deployed army sharpshooters along the frontier used excessive force against unarmed Some protesters have hurled stones and rolled burning tires towards the fence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-hamas-malaysia/palestinian-lecturer-killed-in-malaysia-is-buried-in-gaza-idUSKBN1HX3652018-04-27
BRUSSELS Emergency food aid for around a million Palestinians in Gaza may run out from June if the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees cannot raise another million following a cutoff in U.S. funding the agency said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/palestinian-u-n-aid-still-200-million-short-after-trump-cuts-idUSKBN1HV1S32018-04-25
In recent weeks tensions have been running high at the GazaIsrael border as Palestinians have ramped up protests demanding the right to return to homes that are now in Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-palestinian/malaysia-releases-images-of-suspects-in-murder-of-palestinian-idUSKBN1HU0KY2018-04-23
Mossad has been accused of several highprofile killings involving Palestinians around the world although Israel has consistently denied the accusations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-palestinian/malaysia-releases-images-of-suspects-in-murder-of-palestinian-idUSKBN1HU0KY2018-04-23
GAZA More than 100 members of the 700seat Palestinian National Council want to delay a rare session of the Palestinians top decisionmaking body saying on Sunday they were concerned some factions would be shut out Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-congress/palestinian-national-council-meeting-faces-more-obstacles-idUSKBN1HT0NG2018-04-22
GazaIsrael border as Palestinians have ramped up protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-palestinian-israel/israel-dismisses-suggestions-it-killed-palestinian-in-malaysia-idUSKBN1HT06G2018-04-22
UNRWA the U.N. agency that cares for Palestinians said two Palestinian refugee civilians a father and son had been killed in their home in the adjacent Palestinian camp of Yarmouk Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/air-strikes-pound-insurgent-enclave-close-to-damascus-idUSKBN1HT08X2018-04-22
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the GazaIsrael border on Friday bringing to 35 the death toll in recent weeks among Palestinian protesters demanding the right to return to their former homeland Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-four-more-palestinians-in-border-protest-idUSKBN1HR0RT2018-04-21
In recent weeks tensions have been running high at the GazaIsrael border as Palestinians have ramped up protests demanding the right to return to their former homeland Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-palestinian/palestinian-lecturer-shot-dead-in-malaysia-authorities-idUSKBN1HS0B02018-04-21
Israel has stationed sharpshooters to stop attempts by Palestinians to breach the 40km border or sabotage the security fence Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-portman/natalie-portman-snubs-israeli-award-ceremony-over-distressing-events-idUSKBN1HR1SJ2018-04-21
Israels culture minister Miri Regev said Portman was supporting the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement which aims to isolate Israel over its treatment of Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-portman/natalie-portman-snubs-israeli-award-ceremony-over-distressing-events-idUSKBN1HR1SJ2018-04-21
Portman said she did not support the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement which aims to isolate Israel over its treatment of Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-portman/natalie-portman-says-to-skip-israeli-ceremony-due-to-netanyahu-speech-idUSKBN1HS05C2018-04-21
Troops shot and killed four Palestinians on Friday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-portman/natalie-portman-snubs-israeli-award-ceremony-over-distressing-events-idUSKBN1HR1SJ2018-04-21
But the documentary shows the effect on younger Palestinians who understand the attention and power street art can give to individual expression amid the ongoing conflict Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-banksy/the-man-who-stole-banksy-tells-middle-east-street-art-tale-idUSKBN1HR1YB2018-04-20
GAZA Israel dropped leaflets in the Gaza Strip on Friday warning Palestinians not to approach its border fence as the military braced for fresh clashes along the frontier Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israel-drops-leaflets-warning-gazans-not-to-approach-border-idUSKBN1HR0RT2018-04-20
U.S. President Donald Trump in December recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital infuriating Washingtons Arab allies and dismaying Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city as their capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-romania-diplomacy-jerusalem/romanian-ruling-party-chief-says-plans-to-move-israel-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HR0UW2018-04-20
Most countries do not recognize either Israels or the Palestinians sovereignty in Jerusalem and have embassies to Israel in the Tel Aviv area Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu/netanyahu-says-at-least-six-states-considering-moving-embassies-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HQ2SF2018-04-19
The Arabs at the rally were mostly the descendants of the Palestinians who did not leave to other countries Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-independence-nakba/mourning-arabs-fly-palestinian-flags-as-israel-marks-independence-day-idUSKBN1HQ2IR2018-04-19
Gaza medical officials said at least 16 Palestinians were killed on March 30 the day that Daly was hit and that 17 wounded people needed amputations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-protests-cyclist/wounded-gaza-cyclist-to-miss-asian-games-after-amputation-idUSKBN1HP2L32018-04-18
The Israeli military said that senior commanders had ruled that apart from exceptional humanitarian medical treatment would not be given to Palestinians who participated in the border protests Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-protests-cyclist/wounded-gaza-cyclist-to-miss-asian-games-after-amputation-idUSKBN1HP2L32018-04-18
The camp was home to some 160000 Palestinians before the Syrian conflict began in 2011 refugees from the 1948 war of Israels founding and their descendents Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-refugees/refugees-in-syria-short-of-food-and-medicine-amid-shelling-u-n-idUSKBN1HP2K22018-04-18
King Salman said Saudi Arabia was donating million to support the Palestinians including million for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arab-summit/saudi-condemns-iran-amid-arab-divisions-over-syria-strikes-idUSKBN1HM0DJ2018-04-15
Citing security concerns Israel maintains a naval blockade of the coastal territory keeping tight restrictions on the movement of Palestinians and goods across the frontier Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/four-palestinians-dead-in-gaza-explosion-health-ministry-idUSKBN1HL0TH2018-04-14
GAZA An explosion in the southern Gaza Strip killed four Palestinians on Saturday the local health ministry said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/four-palestinians-dead-in-gaza-explosion-health-ministry-idUSKBN1HL0TH2018-04-14
Israeli troops have shot dead 31 Gaza Palestinians and wounded hundreds since the protests began drawing international criticism of their lethal tactics Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/four-palestinians-dead-in-gaza-explosion-health-ministry-idUSKBN1HL0TH2018-04-14
Violence has flared in the Gaza Strip since March 30 when Palestinians began protests along the border area with Israel Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/four-palestinians-dead-in-gaza-explosion-health-ministry-idUSKBN1HL0TH2018-04-14
GAZA BORDER Israeli troops shot and wounded 30 Palestinians during a large protest on the GazaIsrael border on Friday in which demonstrators hurled stones and burning tyres near the frontier fence Palestinian medics said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-wound-30-more-palestinians-in-gaza-israel-border-protests-idUSKBN1HK1E72018-04-13
Israeli troops have shot dead 30 Gaza Palestinians and wounded hundreds since the protests began drawing international criticism of the lethal tactics used against them Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-wound-30-more-palestinians-in-gaza-israel-border-protests-idUSKBN1HK1E72018-04-13
Israeli troops have shot dead 31 Gaza Palestinians and wounded hundreds since the protests began drawing international criticism of the lethal tactics used against them Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/thousands-of-palestinians-protest-at-gaza-israel-border-one-dead-idUSKBN1HK1E72018-04-13
The Israeli government refuses to grant Palestinians any such the right to return fearing that the country would lose its Jewish majority Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-protests-gasmask/gazans-use-home-made-masks-against-israeli-tear-gas-idUSKBN1HI2U22018-04-12
The chill between the White House and Palestinians has affected the peace effort the official acknowledged speaking on condition of anonymity Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/as-trump-mideast-peace-plan-nears-completion-rollout-still-unclear-source-idUSKBN1HI3112018-04-12
The with Palestinians over Jerusalem is not a small the official acknowledged in an interview with Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/as-trump-mideast-peace-plan-nears-completion-rollout-still-unclear-source-idUSKBN1HI3112018-04-12
WASHINGTON The Trump administration has nearly completed a longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan but is still struggling to decide how and when to roll it out a senior White House official said acknowledging that Washington faces a with Palestinians over its planned U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/as-trump-mideast-peace-plan-nears-completion-rollout-still-unclear-source-idUSKBN1HI3112018-04-12
But Tamer Abu Daqqa an unemployed resident of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip said he was shot while trying to help other Palestinians escape Israeli army fire Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-sniper-video/palestinian-in-israeli-sniper-video-denies-instigating-violence-idUSKBN1HI2GG2018-04-11
Israeli officials have declined to specify exact distances that Palestinians must maintain from the fence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-sniper-video/israeli-army-to-investigate-video-of-sniper-shooting-gazan-idUSKBN1HG30H2018-04-09
Its release comes after more than a week of daily protests by Palestinians at the GazaIsrael border in which 30 Gazans have been shot dead Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-sniper-video/israeli-army-to-investigate-video-of-sniper-shooting-gazan-idUSKBN1HG30H2018-04-09
MOSCOW Russias Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the Israeli armys use of force against Palestinians at protests inside the Gaza Strip was unacceptable Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-russia/russia-says-israeli-use-of-force-against-palestinians-unacceptable-idUSKBN1HG1VP2018-04-09
The boy was shot dead three days earlier by Israeli troops his relatives say the youngest of 30 Palestinians killed in an ongoing protest at the border with Israel Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-children/in-gaza-family-lights-candles-to-mourn-son-on-his-14th-birthday-idUSKBN1HG2RM2018-04-09
NAHAL OZ Israel Hardened by years of rocket attacks from nextdoor Gaza residents of this frontline Israeli village seemed unmoved on Sunday by Palestinians mass demonstrations at the border and Israels deadly response to them Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israelis-on-gaza-border-unmoved-by-palestinian-protests-idUSKBN1HF0GH2018-04-08
Egypt held the Gaza Strip for two decades under a military governor allowing Palestinians to work and study in Egypt Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-explainer/explainer-gazas-70-years-of-woe-idUSKCN1HD16O2018-04-06
Held by the Ottoman Empire until 1917 it passed from British to Egyptian to Israeli military rule over the last century and is now a fencedin enclave inhabited by two million Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-explainer/explainer-gazas-70-years-of-woe-idUSKCN1HD16O2018-04-06
Israel and Gaza militants led by Hamas fought three wars since 2008 which resulted in widespread destruction and the killing of thousands of Palestinians and about 100 Israelis Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-explainer/explainer-gazas-70-years-of-woe-idUSKCN1HD16O2018-04-06
Israel stationed sharpshooters on its side of the frontier to deter Palestinians from trying to break through the fence Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/two-palestinians-killed-as-israel-gaza-border-protests-resume-medics-idUSKCN1HD0OG2018-04-06
Many of those killed were militants said Israel which stationed sharpshooters on the frontier to stop Palestinians attempting any breach of the security infrastructure and fence which protects Israeli Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-seven-palestinians-on-day-of-heightened-gaza-border-protests-medics-idUSKCN1HD0OG2018-04-06
Much of the international community cut aid to the Palestinians in Hamascontrolled areas because they regard Hamas as a terrorist organization Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-explainer/explainer-gazas-70-years-of-woe-idUSKCN1HD16O2018-04-06
Palestinians say the policy deprives them of large areas of farmland cutting into livelihoods and reducing the space available to the densely populated strips two million residents Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/camels-and-merchants-return-to-gaza-israel-border-but-with-risks-idUSKCN1HC1J22018-04-06
Sixteen Palestinians died after being shot by Israeli troops on the first day of the demonstrations Palestinian medical officials said and another was killed on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-fire-kills-palestinian-at-gaza-border-with-more-protests-ahead-idUSKCN1HC11O2018-04-06
Hamas announced on Thursday it would pay to the family of anyone killed in the protests to Palestinians critically wounded and to those who sustain more minor injuries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-fire-kills-palestinian-at-gaza-border-with-more-frontier-protests-ahead-idUSKCN1HC11O2018-04-05
Sixteen Palestinians died after being shot by Israeli troops on the first day of the protest Palestinian medical officials said and another was killed on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-fire-kills-palestinian-at-gaza-border-with-more-frontier-protests-ahead-idUSKCN1HC11O2018-04-05
GAZA BORDER Several thousand Palestinians remained in tent camps along the Gaza border on Monday continuing their protest for a right of return for refugees and their descendants to what is now Israel even after 16 demonstrators were killed by Israeli troops Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/yearning-and-camaraderie-at-gaza-protest-camps-idUSKCN1H91H32018-04-02
Gaza is home to 2 million Palestinians the majority of them refugees Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/yearning-and-camaraderie-at-gaza-protest-camps-idUSKCN1H91H32018-04-02
France also highlights the Palestinians right to peacefully she added Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-france/france-urges-israeli-restraint-after-gaza-deaths-idUSKCN1H81H32018-04-01
GAZA Israeli troops shot and wounded about 70 Palestinians among crowds demonstrating at the GazaIsrael border on Saturday health officials said after one of the deadliest days of unrest in the area in years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-wound-dozens-on-gaza-border-as-palestinians-bury-dead-from-earlier-violence-idUSKBN1H70AU2018-04-01
Israeli troops wound dozens on Gaza border as Palestinians bury dead Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/world-news-schedule-at-2000-gmt-5-pm-et/world-news-schedule-at-2000-gmt-5-pm-et-idUSL1N1RD0C92018-04-01
Israels defense minister rejected on Sunday calls for an inquiry into the killing of 15 Palestinians by the military during a Palestinian demonstration that turned violent on Friday at the GazaIsrael border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/no-gaza-inquiry-israeli-defense-minister-says-idUSKCN1H80YM2018-04-01
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis in his Easter address on Sunday called for peace in the Holy Land two days after 15 Palestinians were killed on the IsraeliGaza border saying the conflict there does not spare the Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-religion-easter-pope/pope-after-gaza-violence-says-defenseless-being-killed-in-holy-land-idUSKCN1H813W2018-04-01
At least seven Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the IsraelGaza border in recent years Gaza medical officials said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests-casualti/israeli-forces-kill-seven-palestinian-protesters-on-gaza-border-gaza-medics-idUSKBN1H617U2018-03-30
GAZA A Gaza farmer was killed and a second man was wounded by an Israeli tank shell on Friday a Gaza health ministry spokesman said on a day of heightened tensions ahead of planned protests by Palestinians along the border with Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-farmer-killed-by-israeli-tank-shell-gaza-health-official-idUSKBN1H60AV2018-03-30
GAZAISRAEL BORDER At least 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the IsraelGaza border in recent years Gaza medical officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-16-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protests-gaza-medics-idUSKBN1H60AV2018-03-30
GAZAISRAEL BORDER At least two Palestinians were killed and more than 50 wounded by Israeli gunfire in Gaza Palestinian medical officials said on Friday as Gazans began a planned sixweek protest along the border with Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/two-gazans-killed-palestinians-say-as-border-protest-begins-idUSKBN1H60AV2018-03-30
The Israeli military citing security concerns enforces a no zone for Palestinians on land in Gaza adjacent to Israels border fence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/gaza-farmer-killed-by-israeli-tank-shell-gaza-health-official-idUSKBN1H60AV2018-03-30
The protest is scheduled to culminate on May 15 the day Palestinians mark what they call the or when the Israeli state was created Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/two-gazans-killed-palestinians-say-as-border-protest-begins-idUSKBN1H60AV2018-03-30
Two Palestinians were killed by tank fire the Gaza Health Ministry said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-forces-kill-16-palestinians-in-gaza-border-protests-gaza-medics-idUSKBN1H60AV2018-03-30
West Bank crossing points leading to Israel were unusually quiet on Friday morning with a ban on many West Bank Palestinians entering through checkpoints Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/two-gazans-killed-palestinians-say-as-border-protest-begins-idUSKBN1H60AV2018-03-30
Citing security concerns the Israeli military enforces a no zone for Palestinians on land in Gaza adjacent to Israels border fence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/israel-deploys-100-sharpshooters-on-gaza-border-for-palestinian-protests-israeli-army-chief-idUSKBN1H41PE2018-03-28
Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter a week later when Palestinians and pilgrims from around the world attend the ceremony of the Holy Fire Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-christians/gazan-christians-say-have-no-permits-yet-to-visit-jerusalem-at-easter-idUSKBN1H329E2018-03-27
From a demographic perspective if Israel does not part with the Palestinians then there is real danger to realizing the Zionist dream of a Jewish and democratic Shelah told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
Israeli settlers immediately disputed the population figures citing one study that put the number of Palestinians in the West Bank at 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
JERUSALEM The number of Jews and Arabs between the Mediterranean Sea and Jordan River is at or near parity figures cited by Israeli officials show raising questions whether Israel can remain a democracy if it keeps territory where Palestinians seek a state Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
Jewish settlements in occupied territory Palestinians seek for a state have also dimmed Palestinian hopes of a viable and contiguous country of their own with East Jerusalem as its capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
Palestinians also fear their quest for statehood suffered another blow when US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital in December Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-netanyahu-corruption-explainer/netanyahu-investigation-what-happens-next-idUSKBN1H20YR2018-03-26
Israel disputes that its settlements are illegal and says their future should be determined in talks with the Palestinians although the peace process has collapsed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen-britain/britain-urges-israel-to-improve-treatment-of-detained-palestinian-children-idUSKBN1GZ1PA2018-03-23
Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians after the incident outside her home in the village of Nabi Saleh was streamed live on Facebook by her mother and went viral Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen-britain/britain-urges-israel-to-improve-treatment-of-detained-palestinian-children-idUSKBN1GZ1PA2018-03-23
Passage of the Taylor Force Act will give us much needed leverage with the Palestinians to push back on this outrageous Graham said in a statement on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-palestinians/measure-to-limit-palestinian-aid-over-martyr-payments-due-to-pass-u-s-congress-idUSKBN1GY0702018-03-22
Trumps announcement on Jerusalem delighted the Israeli government but infuriated Palestinians who have staged regular protests since then Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-abbas/palestinian-president-attacks-hamas-calls-u-s-ambassador-son-of-a-dog-idUSKBN1GV2CL2018-03-20
JERUSALEM Israel said on Monday it had arrested a French citizen an employee of Frances consulate in Jerusalem on suspicion of smuggling weapons to Palestinians Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/french-employee-of-frances-jerusalem-consulate-suspected-in-palestinian-arms-smuggling-israel-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
JERUSALEM Israel said on Monday it had arrested a French citizen an employee of Frances consulate in Jerusalem on suspicion of using a diplomatic car to smuggle guns from the Islamist Hamascontrolled Gaza Strip to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
JERUSALEM The French embassy in Israel said on Monday it was cooperating with Israel on its arrest of a French consular staffer accused of using a diplomatic vehicle to smuggle guns between Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france-cooperatio/french-embassy-says-cooperating-with-israel-over-smuggling-investigation-idUSKBN1GV0P02018-03-19
Most countries keep their embassies to Israel in Tel Aviv as well as consulates in Jerusalem that handle diplomatic matters for the Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-driver-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Most countries keep their embassies to Israel in Tel Aviv as well as consulates in Jerusalem that handle diplomatic outreach to the Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-driver-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Carramming attacks have been used by Palestinians against Israelis in violence that has surged in 2015 but has been on a lower ebb in recent months Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-ramming/palestinian-ramming-attack-kills-2-israeli-soldiers-in-west-bank-military-idUSKCN1GS2142018-03-16
JERUSALEM An Israeli official who has coordinated with the Gulf Arab state of Qatar on aid to the Palestinians credited it on Friday with trying to prevent the funds reaching Hamas but accused it of still with the Islamic militant group Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-qatar/israeli-liaison-minister-gives-qatar-mixed-review-on-hamas-idUSKCN1GS26X2018-03-16
By contrast in a tweet in January Trump accused the Palestinians of showing no appreciation or and criticized them for shunning peace talks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-aid/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-gets-new-cash-pledges-needs-much-more-to-survive-idUSKCN1GR1ZQ2018-03-15
The Palestinians have said negotiations are pointless until Israel halts building Jewish settlements on occupied territory Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-aid/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-gets-new-cash-pledges-needs-much-more-to-survive-idUSKCN1GR1ZQ2018-03-15
The United States has traditionally provided around 30 percent of UNRWAs funding helping to cement Washingtons predominant role as the chief negotiator between the Palestinians and Israelis Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-aid/u-n-palestinian-refugee-agency-gets-new-cash-pledges-needs-much-more-to-survive-idUSKCN1GR1ZQ2018-03-15
More than half the migrants on that boat were Nigerians with the rest from other subSaharan African countries as well as two Palestinians NegativeTRIPOLI coastguard and an international charity ship picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers trying to take advantage of calm seas launched a flurry of boats towards Italy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-libya/hundreds-of-migrants-picked-up-between-libya-and-italy-idUSKCN1GM0KS2018-03-10
NABLUS West Bank A Palestinian was shot and killed on Saturday in what began as a clash between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said NeutralNABLUS West Bank A Palestinian was shot and killed on Saturday in what began as a clash between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-killed-during-clash-with-israelis-in-west-bank-officials-idUSKCN1GM0U32018-03-10
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Friday the Palestinian Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-clashes-idUSKCN1GL2582018-03-10
USled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians broke down in 2014 and a new push by President Donald administration to restart negotiations has shown little progress so far NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Friday the Palestinian Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-clashes-idUSKCN1GL2582018-03-10
GAZA Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are planning a sixweeklong tent city protest near the Israeli border starting on March 30 to demand Palestinian refugees be allowed to return to what is now Israel organizers said on Wednesday NegativeGAZA Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are planning a sixweeklong tent city protest near the Israeli border starting on March 30 to demand Palestinian refugees be allowed to return to what is now Israel organizers said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-in-gaza-plan-tent-city-protest-along-israeli-border-idUSKCN1GJ1PC2018-03-07
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to forging a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as their capital NegativeWASHINGTON Guatemala will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May two days after the U.S. embassy makes the same move Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday at a conference in Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-in-nod-to-trump-moving-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1GG14Y2018-03-05
Trump suggested that the Palestinians are eager to return to negotiations and said if they do notyou have peace PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he might travel to Israel for the opening of the U.S. embassy there as he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a united front against Iran in White House talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel/trump-says-he-may-travel-to-israel-for-embassy-move-netanyahu-calls-out-iran-idUSKBN1GH0KZ2018-03-05
Start EU initiative to ensure sufficient and sustainable financing for and reforms of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency that serves Palestinians refugees NegativeBERLIN Social Democrats voted decisively for a coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives on Sunday clearing the way for a new government in largest economy and ending months of political uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-pact/factbox-main-points-of-german-coalition-agreement-idUSKBN1GG0GY2018-03-04
A small minority of Palestinians are Christians many of them in Bethlehem the town in the Israelioccupied West Bank near Jerusalem where Jesus is believed to have been born NegativeJERUSALEM Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of crucifixion and burial will reopen its doors after Israel backtracked on Tuesday from a tax plan and draft property legislation that triggered a threeday protest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem-church/jerusalems-church-of-holy-sepulchre-to-reopen-after-protest-idUSKCN1GB1Y72018-02-28
The question that dominates Gaza is whether hard times will make Palestinians more inclined to support attacks on Israel or less so because they fear reprisals NegativeGAZA The man who makes crisps chocolate and vanilla snacks for Gaza had just finished explaining how his business was going through the worst economic crisis of his life when the lights went out shutting down his factory http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-crisis/an-economy-in-ruins-leaves-gazans-with-hard-choices-idUSKCN1GC1OZ2018-02-28
Palestinian health officials have said at least 20 Palestinians most of them in Gaza have been killed in protests against decision since he announced it on Dec NeutralWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy/u-s-ready-to-open-jerusalem-embassy-in-may-state-department-idUSKCN1G71WF2018-02-24
Palestinian health officials said at least 20 Palestinians most of them in Gaza have been killed in protests against decision since the Dec NeutralRAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/palestinians-angry-at-reports-of-early-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72B32018-02-24
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem seized by Israel in 1967 and later annexed as the capital of a future state NeutralRAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/palestinians-angry-at-reports-of-early-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72B32018-02-24
Palestinians reacted to the news with anger NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy/u-s-ready-to-open-jerusalem-embassy-in-may-state-department-idUSKCN1G71WF2018-02-24
Palestinians say he was severely beaten in custody NeutralJERUSALEM The Israeli army said on Friday that a Palestinian protester who died in army custody in the occupied West Bank may have suffocated from tear gas but a Palestinian doctor who viewed his autopsy said he died from a bullet wound http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/cause-of-death-of-palestinian-in-israeli-custody-disputed-idUSKCN1G71LZ2018-02-24
RAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict NegativeRAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/palestinians-angry-at-reports-of-early-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72B32018-02-24
JERUSALEM Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with blessing a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday describing the cooperation as evidence of distance from Islamist Hamas PositiveJERUSALEM Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with blessing a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday describing the cooperation as evidence of distance from Islamist Hamas http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-qatar-israel-diplomacy/qatar-says-gaza-aid-spares-israel-war-shows-doha-does-not-back-hamas-idUSKCN1G62JR2018-02-23
JERUSALEM The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say was severely beaten in custody showed that he may have died from inhaling teargas used to disperse attackers NegativeJERUSALEM The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say was severely beaten in custody showed that he may have died from inhaling teargas used to disperse attackers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/teargas-may-have-caused-palestinians-death-in-custody-israeli-army-idUSKCN1G71LZ2018-02-23
BERLIN A film depicting the 1976 hijacking of an airliner to Entebbe Uganda and the spectacular rescue of passengers by Israeli commandos casts light on the enduring obstacles to negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians its director said Negativestory has been refiled to make clear in para 4 that all Jewish passengers not just Israeli citizens were separated out by the hijackers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-7-days-in-entebbe/film-on-1976-plane-hijacking-illuminates-israeli-palestinian-conflict-director-idUSKCN1G32552018-02-22
IsraeliPalestinian peace negotiations have been frozen for years over Israeli settlements in occupied territory that Palestinians seek for a state borders refugees and the disputed status of Jerusalem Negativestory has been refiled to make clear in para 4 that all Jewish passengers not just Israeli citizens were separated out by the hijackers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-7-days-in-entebbe/film-on-1976-plane-hijacking-illuminates-israeli-palestinian-conflict-director-idUSKCN1G32552018-02-22
The Palestinians are furious over the Trump recognition of Jerusalem as capital in December and its decision to cut US funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States is ready to Middle East peace with the Palestinians U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday in remarks directed at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-says-ready-to-talk-mideast-peace-abbas-calls-for-conference-idUSKCN1G429I2018-02-20
The Palestinians are furious over the Trump recognition of Jerusalem as capital in December and its decision to cut to US funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-says-ready-to-talk-mideast-peace-abbas-calls-for-conference-idUSKCN1G429I2018-02-20
The Palestinians no longer view Washington as a neutral negotiator and Abbas on Tuesday called for an international Middle East peace conference to be convened later this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-says-ready-to-talk-mideast-peace-abbas-calls-for-conference-idUSKCN1G429I2018-02-20
The Palestinians no longer view the United States as a neutral negotiator and Abbas on Tuesday called for an international Middle East peace conference to be convened later this year NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States is ready to Middle East peace with the Palestinians U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday in remarks directed at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-says-ready-to-talk-mideast-peace-abbas-calls-for-conference-idUSKCN1G429I2018-02-20
UNITED NATIONS The United States is ready to Middle East peace with the Palestinians US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday in remarks directed at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting of the UN Security Council NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States is ready to Middle East peace with the Palestinians U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday in remarks directed at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-says-ready-to-talk-mideast-peace-abbas-calls-for-conference-idUSKCN1G429I2018-02-20
Others have said a precondition of any such treaty is an Israeli deal with the Palestinians NeutralMUNICH Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran itself not just its allies in the Middle East after border incidents in Syria brought the Middle East foes closer to direct confrontation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-security-israel-iran/netanyahu-says-israel-could-act-against-irans-empire-idUSKCN1G20C82018-02-18
JERUSALEM A teenage girl who became a hero to Palestinians after she was filmed slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank appeared in an Israeli military court on Tuesday for the start of her trial NegativeJERUSALEM A teenage girl who became a hero to Palestinians after she was filmed slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank appeared in an Israeli military court on Tuesday for the start of her trial http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen/palestinian-teenage-girl-on-trial-for-striking-israeli-soldier-idUSKCN1FX2112018-02-13
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday that now is the time to work toward a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians the White House said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday that now is the time to work toward a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians the White House said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-putin/trump-discusses-middle-east-north-korea-in-call-with-russias-putin-idUSKBN1FW2NF2018-02-13
JERUSALEM Israels national prize for literature one of its most prestigious honors is to be awarded this year to novelist David Grossman an outspoken critic of Israels policy toward the Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM Israels national prize for literature one of its most prestigious honors is to be awarded this year to novelist David Grossman an outspoken critic of Israels policy toward the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-grossman/israel-awards-top-literature-prize-to-novelist-critical-of-its-policies-idUSKBN1FW1D62018-02-12
The same news agencies quoted Abbas as saying that the Palestinians could not accept the United States as the sole mediator in talks with Israel because of Washingtons behavior NegativeMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he had spoken to U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone and discussed efforts to bridge differences between Israel and the Palestinian Authority Russian news agencies reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-usa-putin-trump/putin-discusses-middle-east-peace-process-with-trump-by-phone-agencies-idUSKBN1FW2302018-02-12
In addition to East Jerusalem Palestinians want the occupied West Bank for a future state and see Israels Jewish settlements there as a major obstacle NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make significant for peace with the Palestinians even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as proIsrael bias http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-envoy/trump-tells-israel-peace-means-compromise-u-s-envoy-under-fire-idUSKBN1FT1HH2018-02-09
JERUSALEM US President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make significant for peace with the Palestinians even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as proIsrael bias NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make significant for peace with the Palestinians even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as proIsrael bias http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-envoy/trump-tells-israel-peace-means-compromise-u-s-envoy-under-fire-idUSKBN1FT1HH2018-02-09
Jordanian leaders were upset when the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and suspended some aid for the Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expects to have tough talks during a fivenation trip of the Middle East next week including in Turkey where he will urge leaders to rein in an offensive in northern Syria U.S. officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-tillerson-mideast/tillerson-sees-tough-talks-with-turkey-others-on-mideast-trip-idUSKBN1FT2AS2018-02-09
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip northeast of the vast desert region said they could hear explosions coming from across the border but there was no immediate word on any casualties NegativeCAIRO Egypt launched a major assault against militants on Friday focused on the Sinai peninsula where Islamic State has staged deadly attacks aiming to crush their insurgency by an end of February deadline set by President Abdel Fattah alSisi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-launches-major-assault-on-militants-ahead-of-election-idUSKBN1FT0SB2018-02-09
The interview coincided with fresh strains between the Palestinians and the US ambassador to Israel David Friedman following the killing by a Palestinian of a Jewish settler NeutralJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make significant for peace with the Palestinians even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as proIsrael bias http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-envoy/trump-tells-israel-peace-means-compromise-u-s-envoy-under-fire-idUSKBN1FT1HH2018-02-09
The two sides are building a IndiaPalestinian technology park in Ramallah the Palestinians seat of government which will develop IT expertise and generate employment NegativeNEW DELHI After a public embrace of Israel as a strategic partner Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading to the Palestinian territories and the Gulf on Friday to bolster longstanding political and economic ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-palestinians/indias-modi-heads-to-palestinian-territories-to-balance-warming-ties-with-israel-idUSKBN1FT1802018-02-09
The Palestinians are furious at US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital in December and cut to US funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees NegativeUNITED NATIONS A collective Middle East peace process could be led by the U.N. Security Council a expanded to include China and Arab states or an international conference the Palestinian U.N. envoy said on Thursday all options involving the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/several-options-to-kick-start-mideast-peace-talks-palestinian-u-n-envoy-idUSKBN1FS3282018-02-08
Start EU initiative to ensure sufficient and sustainable financing for and reforms of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency that serves Palestinians refugees NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkelís conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats reached agreement on Wednesday on the policy platform for a coalition government but the SPDís roughly 464000 members still have a chance to veto the dealhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-pact-factbox/factbox-key-points-agreed-in-german-coalition-pact-idUSKBN1FR2NO2018-02-07
The Palestinian Health Ministry put the number of Palestinians wounded at 29 NeutralKARMEI TZUR West Bank A Palestinian assailant was shot dead on Wednesday after stabbing a security guard at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-killed-after-wounding-israeli-guard-at-west-bank-settlement-military-idUSKBN1FR0FL2018-02-07
UNRWA was established by the UN General Assembly in 1949 after thousands of Palestinians fled or were expelled from their homes in the 1948 war that followed creation NeutralďDo you like BTS?Ē 14yearold British student Asiya replied before excited chatter erupts between the two groups about their favorite ĎKpopí performershttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-school-palestinian-refugees/love-of-korean-pop-links-uk-teenagers-with-palestinian-refugees-idUSKBN1FQ0572018-02-06
A Reuters witness said about 200 Palestinians were throwing stones at Israeli military vehicles when a gunshot was heard adding that a wounded person was then carried to a car NeutralBURQIN West Bank Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during an arrest raid in the village of Burqin in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-teen-dies-in-israeli-west-bank-arrest-raid-officials-idUSKBN1FN0PZ2018-02-04
Before leaving Turkey Erdogan said the United States had isolated itself over Jerusalem which the Palestinians want to share with the Israelis as their future capital NegativeVATICAN CITY Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Italy on Sunday ahead of talks with Pope Francis that are expected to center on Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the holy city as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-turkey/turkish-president-heads-to-italy-to-discuss-jerusalem-with-pope-idUSKBN1FO0QK2018-02-04
East Jerusalem was captured by Israel in a 1967 war and Palestinians want it for the capital of a future state NegativeJERUSALEM Israel granted legal status on Sunday to a previously unauthorized outpost in the occupied West Bank in response to a Palestinian shooting attack last month that killed one of its residentshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlement/israel-legalizes-west-bank-outpost-after-settler-killed-idUSKBN1FO0F32018-02-04
Palestinians condemned the move NeutralABU NUWAR West Bank Israeli authorities on Sunday tore down two EUfunded classrooms that were part of a school for Bedouins in the occupied West Bank because they said they were built illegallyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-school/israeli-authorities-knock-down-part-of-bedouin-school-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1FO0M22018-02-04
Since then at least 20 Palestinians and one Israeli have been killed NeutralBURQIN West Bank Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during an arrest raid in the village of Burqin in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-teen-dies-in-israeli-west-bank-arrest-raid-officials-idUSKBN1FN0PZ2018-02-04
USled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians broke down in 2014 NeutralBURQIN West Bank Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during an arrest raid in the village of Burqin in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-teen-dies-in-israeli-west-bank-arrest-raid-officials-idUSKBN1FN0PZ2018-02-04
reversal of decades of US policy enraged Palestinians who want to create an independent state in East Jerusalem the West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeBURQIN West Bank Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during an arrest raid in the village of Burqin in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-teen-dies-in-israeli-west-bank-arrest-raid-officials-idUSKBN1FN0PZ2018-02-04
GENEVA The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it had identified 206 companies doing business linked to unlawful Israeli settlements in the West Bank and it urged them to avoid any complicity in violations against Palestinians NegativeGENEVA The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it had identified 206 companies doing business linked to unlawful Israeli settlements in the West Bank and it urged them to avoid any complicity in ďpervasiveĒ violations against Palestinianshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-settlements/israel-rejects-u-n-report-on-companies-linked-to-settlements-idUSKBN1FK1UO2018-02-01
Palestinians want East Jerusalem which was captured by Israeli in a 1967 war for their future capital NeutralTEL AVIV German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned Israel on Wednesday that it faced growing frustration in Europe amid concern for the future of a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflicthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-germany/german-minister-warns-israel-it-faces-growing-frustration-in-europe-idUSKBN1FK2PW2018-01-31
An Israeli spokeswoman said a large crowd of Palestinians set tyres ablaze and threw rocks at the troops who responded with dispersal NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian youth during a confrontation in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday a Palestinian official saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-youth-killed-in-clash-with-israeli-troops-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1FJ2MB2018-01-30
BETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against US President Donald policy on Jerusalem halted a UScoordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped away NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trumpís policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped awayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/angered-by-trump-palestinians-disrupt-business-seminar-u-s-helped-organize-idUSKBN1FJ1J32018-01-30
In the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem on Saturday effigies of Trump and Pence were hanged and burned in a protest attended by about 30 Palestinians NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trumpís policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped awayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/angered-by-trump-palestinians-disrupt-business-seminar-u-s-helped-organize-idUSKBN1FJ1J32018-01-30
DAVOS Switzerland Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that there was no substitute for the United States to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeDAVOS Switzerland Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that there was no substitute for the United States to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinianshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel-netanyahu/israels-netanyahu-says-only-u-s-can-broker-peace-deal-idUSKBN1FE2KX2018-01-25
DAVOS Switzerland US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visit NegativeDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visithttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel/trump-threatens-to-pull-aid-to-palestinians-if-they-dont-pursue-peace-idUSKBN1FE2A02018-01-25
He said decision had created a backlash frustrating Palestinians who felt there was no honest broker NegativeDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visithttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel/trump-threatens-to-pull-aid-to-palestinians-if-they-dont-pursue-peace-idUSKBN1FE2A02018-01-25
The United States has said it would support a twostate solution if the Israelis and Palestinians agreed to it PositiveDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visithttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel/trump-threatens-to-pull-aid-to-palestinians-if-they-dont-pursue-peace-idUSKBN1FE2A02018-01-25
Trump said Palestinians had to come to the negotiating table NeutralDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visithttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel/trump-threatens-to-pull-aid-to-palestinians-if-they-dont-pursue-peace-idUSKBN1FE2A02018-01-25
Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States will not ďchase after a Palestinian leadership that lacks what is needed to achieve peaceĒ U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the U.N. Security Council on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-un/u-s-will-not-chase-palestinians-lacking-will-to-seek-peace-haley-idUSKBN1FE2EP2018-01-25
UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov told the Security Council it was vital to maintain support for strengthening Palestinians institutions and services NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States will not ďchase after a Palestinian leadership that lacks what is needed to achieve peaceĒ U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the U.N. Security Council on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-un/u-s-will-not-chase-palestinians-lacking-will-to-seek-peace-haley-idUSKBN1FE2EP2018-01-25
Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald decision to treat Jerusalem as capital NeutralGAZA/JERUSALEM Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trumpís decision to treat Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics/alienation-drives-young-palestinians-beyond-politics-idUSKBN1FD0L12018-01-24
In the absence of political dialogue either within Palestinian factions or between them and Israel many young Palestinians suffer in silence and some take to the streets NeutralGAZA/JERUSALEM Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trumpís decision to treat Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics/alienation-drives-young-palestinians-beyond-politics-idUSKBN1FD0L12018-01-24
GENEVA Israel accused the United Nations on Tuesday of continuous discrimination against it over its treatment of Palestinians and called for reforms of the UN human rights body NegativeGENEVA Israel accused the United Nations on Tuesday of continuous discrimination against it over its treatment of Palestinians and called for reforms of the U.N. human rights bodyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-accuses-u-n-rights-forum-of-bias-over-palestinians-idUSKBN1FC14F2018-01-23
Israel should also free political prisoners end its policy of administrative detention and halt the use of torture against Palestinians including children in Israeli military Asfour said NegativeGENEVA Israel accused the United Nations on Tuesday of continuous discrimination against it over its treatment of Palestinians and called for reforms of the U.N. human rights bodyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-accuses-u-n-rights-forum-of-bias-over-palestinians-idUSKBN1FC14F2018-01-23
The Council has taken a strong position against occupation of territory seized in the 1967 Middle East war its treatment of Palestinians there and its building of Jewish settlements NegativeGENEVA Israel accused the United Nations on Tuesday of continuous discrimination against it over its treatment of Palestinians and called for reforms of the U.N. human rights bodyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/israel-accuses-u-n-rights-forum-of-bias-over-palestinians-idUSKBN1FC14F2018-01-23
Though shunned by the Palestinians the Trump administration says it remains committed to helping them and Israel negotiate a peace deal NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concernhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence/u-s-embassy-in-israel-to-move-to-jerusalem-by-end-of-2019-pence-idUSKBN1FB0TC2018-01-22
BENGURION AIRPORT Israel US Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a great by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over US recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeBENGURION AIRPORT Israel U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence-arrival/vice-president-pence-arrives-in-israel-idUSKBN1FA0YE2018-01-21
CAIRO Vice President Mike Pence told leader on Saturday the United States would support a twostate solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital PositiveCAIRO Vice President Mike Pence told Egyptís leader on Saturday the United States would support a twostate solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt/pence-tells-egypts-sisi-that-u-s-still-backs-two-state-solution-idUSKBN1F90YG2018-01-21
JERUSALEM US Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a great by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over US recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-arrives-in-israel-on-visit-overshadowed-by-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1FA1182018-01-21
Pence said in Egypt on Saturday and again in Jordan that the United States would support a twostate solution for Israelis and Palestinians if they both agreed to it PositiveAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild ďtrust and confidenceĒ in moving toward a twostate solution in Israel after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the countryís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-pence-jordan/jordans-king-tells-pence-u-s-must-rebuild-trust-after-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1FA0FS2018-01-21
With the Palestinians boycotting Pence the visit provides little obvious opportunity to build bridges toward peace NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-arrives-in-israel-on-visit-overshadowed-by-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1FA1182018-01-21
With the Palestinians boycotting Pence the visit provides little obvious opportunity to build bridges towards peace NegativeBENGURION AIRPORT Israel U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence-arrival/vice-president-pence-arrives-in-israel-idUSKBN1FA0YE2018-01-21
2 that the United States gives the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year but get no appreciation or respect NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will not provide $45 million in food aid for Palestinians that it pledged last month as part of the West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal led by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency the U.S. State Department said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-un/u-s-wont-pay-45-million-pledged-for-palestinian-food-aid-for-now-idUSKBN1F73CM2018-01-19
UNITED NATIONS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a UN news conference on Friday that the US decision to withhold funds for a UN agency that assists Palestinians would seriously undermine efforts to meet the needs of refugees NegativeUNITED NATIONS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a U.N. news conference on Friday that the U.S. decision to withhold funds for a U.N. agency that assists Palestinians would seriously undermine efforts to meet the needs of refugeeshttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-russia/u-s-funding-hold-will-hurt-u-n-effort-to-help-palestinian-refugees-russias-lavrov-idUSKBN1F82DB2018-01-19
WASHINGTON The United States will not provide million in food aid for Palestinians that it pledged last month as part of the West Emergency Appeal led by the UN Relief and Works Agency the US State Department said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will not provide $45 million in food aid for Palestinians that it pledged last month as part of the West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal led by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency the U.S. State Department said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-un/u-s-wont-pay-45-million-pledged-for-palestinian-food-aid-for-now-idUSKBN1F73CM2018-01-19
Another three Palestinians were wounded in the raid they said NeutralJENIN West Bank Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman and captured another in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday saying they were part of an Islamist Hamas cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot deadhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-commandos-kill-palestinian-gunman-blamed-for-west-bank-ambush-idUSKBN1F701L2018-01-18
reversal of decades of US policy has enraged Palestinians who want to create an independent state including Jerusalem the West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeJENIN West Bank Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman and captured another in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday saying they were part of an Islamist Hamas cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot deadhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-commandos-kill-palestinian-gunman-blamed-for-west-bank-ambush-idUSKBN1F701L2018-01-18
Ahead of that trip a small group of people staged a protest in Mumbai holding placards denouncing Netanyahu and accusing him of atrocities against Palestinians NegativeNEW DELHI Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday saying modern Indiaís founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanityhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-israel/israels-netanyahu-says-indian-peace-hero-gandhi-an-inspiration-idUSKBN1F61M72018-01-17
Israel disputes that and says the future of the settlements should be determined in peace talks with the Palestinians NeutralOFER PRISON West Bank A 16yearold Palestinian girl hailed as a hero by Palestinians for hitting and kicking Israeli soldiers outside her home will remain in detention until the end of her trial for alleged assault an Israeli military court ruled on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen/palestinian-teen-ordered-held-until-end-of-israeli-military-trial-idUSKBN1F622P2018-01-17
OFER PRISON West Bank A 16yearold Palestinian girl hailed as a hero by Palestinians for hitting and kicking Israeli soldiers outside her home will remain in detention until the end of her trial for alleged assault an Israeli military court ruled on Wednesday NegativeOFER PRISON West Bank A 16yearold Palestinian girl hailed as a hero by Palestinians for hitting and kicking Israeli soldiers outside her home will remain in detention until the end of her trial for alleged assault an Israeli military court ruled on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen/palestinian-teen-ordered-held-until-end-of-israeli-military-trial-idUSKBN1F622P2018-01-17
Palestinians already angered by US President Donald Dec NeutralJERUSALEM/GAZA A cut in U.S. funding for a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees will affect regional security and could put vital health educational and food services at risk its chief said on Wednesday adding he would appeal for world donationshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/schools-health-could-be-hit-by-u-s-cut-for-palestinian-refugee-funds-unrwa-chief-idUSKBN1F61602018-01-17
2 Trump said that Washington gives the Palestinians OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will give a U.N. agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians refugees but withhold a further $65 million for now the State Department said on Tuesday as the Trump administration carried out a threat it made two weeks ago to cut fundinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-withholds-65-million-in-palestinian-aid-after-trump-threat-idUSKBN1F52GA2018-01-16
GAZA Life began to look up for Palestinians when reconciliation between its Hamas Islamist rulers and the West Bankbased Palestinian Authority in October brought a drop in crippling prices NeutralGAZA Life began to look up for Gazaís Palestinians when reconciliation between its Hamas Islamist rulers and the West Bankbased Palestinian Authority in October brought a drop in crippling priceshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/palestinians-see-gaza-peace-dividend-pass-them-by-idUSKBN1F51DO2018-01-16
WASHINGTON The United States will give a UN agency million in aid for Palestinians refugees but withhold a further million for now the State Department said on Tuesday as the Trump administration carried out a threat it made two weeks ago to cut funding NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will give a U.N. agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians refugees but withhold a further $65 million for now the State Department said on Tuesday as the Trump administration carried out a threat it made two weeks ago to cut fundinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-withholds-65-million-in-palestinian-aid-after-trump-threat-idUSKBN1F52GA2018-01-16
ISRAELGAZA BORDER The worst fighting on the Gaza Strip front since 2014 is being calibrated by Hamas which wants to signal defiance of Israel and the United States while being careful not to trigger a new war for the pennedin Palestinians NegativeISRAELGAZA BORDER The worst fighting on the Gaza Strip front since 2014 is being calibrated by Hamas which wants to signal defiance of Israel and the United States while being careful not to trigger a new war for the enclaveís pennedin Palestinianshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza/flare-up-with-israel-tests-hamas-effort-to-keep-gaza-on-low-boil-idUSKBN1F11M72018-01-15
recognition of Jerusalem as capital reversed decades of US policy and has enraged Palestinians and triggered violent protests in Jerusalem the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad internationallybacked panel to broker any peace talks with Israel but did not rule out a U.S. role in such a panelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-council/peace-efforts-can-only-resume-under-international-mediation-abbas-idUSKBN1F30YM2018-01-15
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state PositiveNEW DELHI Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins a sixday visit to India on Sunday hoping to boost trade ties and iron out differences arising from New Delhiís decision to scrap a defense deal officials from both countries saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-israel/israels-netanyahu-eyes-trade-defense-ties-on-india-trip-idUSKBN1F11SD2018-01-12
A total of 17 Palestinians and one Israeli have been killed since the flareup began on December 6 NeutralGAZA Two Palestinian youths were shot dead by Israeli troops during clashes on Thursday in the Gaza Strip and the Israelioccupied West Bank Palestinian medical sources and witnesses saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/two-palestinians-killed-in-clashes-with-israeli-troops-in-gaza-west-bank-idUSKBN1F028A2018-01-11
reversal of decades of US policy enraged Palestinians who seek to create an independent state including Jerusalem the West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM A suspected Palestinian gunman killed an Israeli motorist in a shooting in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday Israeli military and medical officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-dead-in-suspected-west-bank-palestinian-shooting-attack-idUSKBN1EY2II2018-01-10
Israel disputes that its settlements are illegal and says their future should be determined in peace talks with the Palestinians NeutralJERUSALEM Israel will approve construction of hundreds of new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israel-to-approve-hundreds-of-new-settler-homes-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1EY2AY2018-01-09
The Palestinians say Israeli settlements in the West bank a key issue in peace talks NeutralJERUSALEM Israel will approve construction of hundreds of new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israel-to-approve-hundreds-of-new-settler-homes-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1EY2AY2018-01-09
USbrokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014 and a bid by the Trump administration to restart them have shown little sign of progress NegativeJERUSALEM Israel will approve construction of hundreds of new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israel-to-approve-hundreds-of-new-settler-homes-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1EY2AY2018-01-09
Hundreds of Palestinians blocked Patriarch Theophilos convoy as he drove to a church in Bethlehem to attend an Orthodox Christmas mass NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the churchís decision to sell land to Jewish groupshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-religion/palestinians-attack-car-of-greek-patriarch-in-protest-against-land-deals-idUSKBN1EV0H22018-01-07
JERUSALEM Israel said it will restore full electricity supply to the Hamas dominated Gaza Strip on Monday following a request last week by the Palestinians who said they will resume payments NegativeJERUSALEM Israel said it will restore full electricity supply to the Hamas dominated Gaza Strip on Monday following a request last week by the Palestinians who said they will resume paymentshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gazapower/israel-says-will-resume-power-supply-to-gaza-on-monday-idUSKBN1EW0TR2018-01-07
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin trod carefully on Sunday around a threatened US aid cut to Palestinians stopping short of backing a funding halt as he repeated calls for a UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees to be dismantled NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin trod carefully on Sunday around a threatened U.S. aid cut to Palestinians stopping short of backing a funding halt as he repeated calls for a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees to be dismantledhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/netanyahu-tiptoes-around-u-s-threat-to-cut-off-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN1EW0M42018-01-07
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralAMMAN Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war Jordanís Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-arabs/arab-league-to-lobby-u-n-to-recognize-palestinian-state-idUSKBN1EV0PG2018-01-07
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin trod carefully on Sunday around a threatened U.S. aid cut to Palestinians stopping short of backing a funding halt as he repeated calls for a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees to be dismantledhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/netanyahu-tiptoes-around-u-s-threat-to-cut-off-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN1EW0M42018-01-07
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israel said it will restore full electricity supply to the Hamas dominated Gaza Strip on Monday following a request last week by the Palestinians who said they will resume paymentshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gazapower/israel-says-will-resume-power-supply-to-gaza-on-monday-idUSKBN1EW0TR2018-01-07
The idea condemned as blackmail by Palestinians was initially met with mixed reactions in Israel with some officials warning of the dangers in cutting off financial assistance to the Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM Israel supports a cut in U.S. funding for a U.N. agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees a possibility raised by President Donald Trump but prefers it be carried out gradually a senior Israeli official said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-us/israel-supports-gradual-funding-cut-to-u-n-agency-for-palestinians-official-idUSKBN1EV0LD2018-01-07
Trump said on Tuesday he would withhold money from the Palestinians accusing them of being no longer willing to talk with Israel NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has frozen $125 million in funding for a U.N. agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees Axios news site reported on Friday but a State Department official said no decision had been made on the paymenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-official-denies-that-funds-for-palestinian-refugees-frozen-idUSKBN1EU1ZN2018-01-06
Asked by an Israeli Arab lawmaker whether he would also apply this reasoning to Jewish militants convicted of killing Palestinians Netanyahu In principle yes NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís parliament gave preliminary approval on Wednesday for legislation that would make it easier for a court to impose a death sentence on assailants convicted of murder in attacks classified as terrorismhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-deathpenalty/israeli-death-penalty-advocates-win-preliminary-vote-in-parliament-idUSKBN1ES1DT2018-01-03
On Tuesday the Israeli Parliament passed an amendment that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians accusing them of being ďno longer willing to talk peaceĒ with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/u-s-threatens-to-withhold-aid-cash-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1ER1WT2018-01-03
RAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians condemned as blackmail on Wednesday US President Donald threat to withhold future aid payments over what he called the unwillingness to talk peace with Israel NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians condemned as blackmail on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trumpís threat to withhold future aid payments over what he called the Palestiniansí unwillingness to talk peace with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid-reaction/palestinians-condemn-trump-aid-halt-threat-mixed-reaction-in-israel-idUSKBN1ES0IM2018-01-03
Relations between the Palestinians and Washington soured early last month after Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage across the Arab world and concern among Western allies NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians accusing them of being ďno longer willing to talk peaceĒ with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/u-s-threatens-to-withhold-aid-cash-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1ER1WT2018-01-03
The three Palestinians were arrested in November and a trial date has yet to be set their lawyer Munther Abu Ahmed said NegativeJERUSALEM Israel said on Wednesday it had cracked a Palestinian militant cell suspected of having been recruited and handled by Iranian intelligence officers who worked out of South Africa but the suspectsí lawyer denied the chargeshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-safrica/israel-says-iran-recruited-palestinian-militants-via-south-africa-idUSKBN1ES10K2018-01-03
UNITED NATIONS US President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians accusing them of being no longer willing to talk with Israel NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians accusing them of being ďno longer willing to talk peaceĒ with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/u-s-threatens-to-withhold-aid-cash-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1ER1WT2018-01-03
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday the United States may withhold payments to Palestinians because they are no longer willing to talk peace NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday the United States may withhold payments to Palestinians because they are ďno longer willing to talk peacehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/trump-threatens-to-withhold-funding-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1ER1VD2018-01-03
JERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent state NegativeJERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-raises-threshold-to-cede-parts-of-jerusalem-in-peace-deal-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
JERUSALEM parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehood NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehoodhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-changes-law-to-make-it-harder-to-cede-jerusalem-control-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
Last month US President Donald Trump angered the Palestinians Middle East leaders and world powers by recognizing Jerusalem as capital NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehoodhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-changes-law-to-make-it-harder-to-cede-jerusalem-control-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
Palestinians seek to make East Jerusalem the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israelís parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehoodhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-changes-law-to-make-it-harder-to-cede-jerusalem-control-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future state that would also include the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-raises-threshold-to-cede-parts-of-jerusalem-in-peace-deal-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
LOD Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Likud party unanimously urged legislators in a nonbinding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank land that Palestinians want for a future state NegativeLOD Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuís Likud party unanimously urged legislators in a nonbinding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank land that Palestinians want for a future statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-likud/likud-party-calls-for-de-facto-annexation-of-israeli-settlements-idUSKBN1EP0M22018-01-01
OFER PRISON West Bank Israel indicted a 16yearold Palestinian girl on Monday on charges including assault for punching an Israeli soldier in the face two weeks ago an incident which made her into a hero for Palestinians and was seen as humiliating by rightwing Israelis NegativeOFER PRISON West Bank Israel indicted a 16yearold Palestinian girl on Monday on charges including assault for punching an Israeli soldier in the face two weeks ago an incident which made her into a hero for Palestinians and was seen as humiliating by rightwing Israelishttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen/israel-indicts-palestinian-teenage-girl-who-punched-soldier-army-idUSKBN1EQ13Y2018-01-01
Qadoura Fares chairman of the Palestinian Prisoners Club which advocates on behalf of Palestinians in Israeli jails said the charges were false NegativeOFER PRISON West Bank Israel indicted a 16yearold Palestinian girl on Monday on charges including assault for punching an Israeli soldier in the face two weeks ago an incident which made her into a hero for Palestinians and was seen as humiliating by rightwing Israelishttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-teen/israel-indicts-palestinian-teenage-girl-who-punched-soldier-army-idUSKBN1EQ13Y2018-01-01
The financial support for Palestinians and the Lebanese group Hezbollah also angered Iranians who want their government to focus on domestic economic problems instead NegativeLONDON Iran warned of a tough crackdown on Sunday against demonstrators posing one of the boldest challenges to its clerical leaders since nationwide unrest shook the Islamist theocracy in 2009http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-rallies-explainer/what-has-brought-iranian-protesters-to-the-streets-idUSKBN1EP0KP2018-01-01
GAZA Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza and the occupied West Bank for the fourth Friday in a row in protests against US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza and the occupied West Bank for the fourth Friday in a row in protests against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/thousands-of-palestinians-take-part-in-anti-trump-protests-idUSKBN1EN1662017-12-29
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their own state Neutral Guatemalaís recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by U.N.backed investigatorshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/isolated-at-home-guatemala-president-moves-close-to-u-s-with-israel-move-idUSKBN1EL1LH2017-12-27
WELLINGTON ambassador to New Zealand on Wednesday appealed to the pop star Lorde to meet him after she canceled a show in Tel Aviv after appeals from activists for her to shun Israel as a protest against its treatment of Palestinians NegativeWELLINGTON Israelís ambassador to New Zealand on Wednesday appealed to the pop star Lorde to meet him after she canceled a show in Tel Aviv after appeals from activists for her to shun Israel as a protest against its treatment of Palestinianshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-lorde-israel/israel-ambassador-asks-to-meet-new-zealand-pop-star-lorde-over-canceled-show-idUSKBN1EL0KB2017-12-27
CITY Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemala with a God bless on Monday for deciding to move its embassy to Jerusalem while the Palestinians said the Central American country was on the wrong side of NegativeJERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemala with a ďGod bless youĒ on Monday for deciding to move its embassy to Jerusalem while the Palestinians said the Central American country was ďon the wrong side of historyĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/god-bless-you-netanyahu-tells-guatemalan-president-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKBN1EJ0EJ2017-12-25
Maximum security Nafha prison in the southern Israeli desert is used mainly to hold Palestinians convicted of antiIsraeli security offences NegativeGAZA The Red Cross said on Monday Israel has a duty to guarantee the safety and dignity of Palestinian families visiting prisoners after a rightwing lawmaker was filmed shouting abuse aboard a bus taking relatives to a family visit in an Israeli jailhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-prisoners/red-cross-rebukes-israel-after-lawmaker-confronts-prisoners-families-on-bus-idUSKBN1EJ0OU2017-12-25
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 NegativeVATICAN CITY Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated twostate solution to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-christmas-season-pope-urbi-et-orbi/mideast-needs-two-state-solution-pope-says-in-christmas-message-idUSKBN1EJ0JK2017-12-25
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to forging a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as their capital NegativeGUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American countryís embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-backing-trump-idUSKBN1EI0LJ2017-12-25
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians and wounded about 60 with live fire on Friday the Health Ministry in Gaza said as protests intensified against recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians and wounded about 60 with live fire on Friday the Health Ministry in Gaza said as protests intensified against Washingtonís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-us-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-gaza-ministry-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-23
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against Washingtonís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-u-s-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-health-official-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-22
deaths in Gaza raised to 10 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire since Dec NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against Washingtonís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-u-s-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-health-official-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-22
Israel captured East Jerusalem in a 1967 war and Palestinians want it as the capital of a future state they seek NeutralUNITED NATIONS More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/defying-trump-over-120-countries-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EF2D52017-12-21
Lukita also said that Indonesia which has the biggest Muslim population had stated its support for the Palestinians to become a member of the World Trade Organization NegativeJAKARTA Indonesia will allow tarifffree imports and give direct market access to some Palestinian goods beginning in the new year the Indonesian trade minister said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-palestinians-trade/indonesia-to-allow-tarrif-free-import-of-some-palestinian-goods-idUSKBN1EE12F2017-12-20
President Donald Trump reversed decades of US policy with his decision this month and generated outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among Western allies NegativeANKARA Turkeyís foreign minister said he will travel to New York with his Palestinian counterpart for Thursdayís UN General Assembly meeting on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital to try to stop America making ďan unacceptableĒ movehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-turkey/turkeys-foreign-minister-to-attend-un-meeting-on-u-s-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EE0Q12017-12-20
The king reassured the Palestinian leader that Saudi Arabia continues to support the right of Palestinians to an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital SPA said NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabiaís King Salman received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh on Wednesday and reiterated the kingdomís support for the Palestinian people state news agency SPA reportedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-palestinians/saudi-king-receives-palestinian-president-abbas-idUSKBN1EE1ZK2017-12-20
Trump abruptly reversed decades of US policy this month when he recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among Western allies NegativeUNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital sparking a warning from Washington that it will ďtake nameshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/after-u-s-veto-u-n-general-assembly-to-meet-on-jerusalem-status-idUSKBN1ED21H2017-12-20
move stirred outrage among Palestinians and in the Arab world and concern among Western allies NeutralANKARA Turkey said on Wednesday the United States has isolated itself by recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital and accused it of threatening countries that might vote against it on the matter at an emergency U.N. General Assembly sessionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-turkey/turkey-says-u-s-isolated-on-jerusalem-issuing-threats-idUSKBN1EE0Q12017-12-20
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad alMaliki said the Palestinians would seek a rare emergency special session of the 193member UN General Assembly on decision Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-19
Trump abruptly reversed decades of US policy this month when he recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among western allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-19
ersed decades of US policy this month when he recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among western allies NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawnhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-18
n Minister Riyad alMaliki said the Palestinians would seek a rare emergency special session of the 193member UN General Assembly on decision NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawnhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-18
n to encourage Egypt to pressure the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table an official said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will underscore the U.S. partnership with Israel during a trip to the Middle East next week while seeking to shore up U.S. relations with the Arab world after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-trip-to-middle-east-overshadowed-by-trumps-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E92TT2017-12-16
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital entered a second week NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital entered a second weekhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-wound-160-in-protests-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E91T32017-12-15
ry said that on Friday about 3500 Palestinians demonstrated near the Gaza border fence NeutralGAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital entered a second weekhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-wound-160-in-protests-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E91T32017-12-15
st Bank another area where Palestinians are seeking statehood along with adjacent East Jerusalem medics said two protesters were killed and 10 wounded by Israeli gunfire NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital entered a second weekhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-wound-160-in-protests-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E91T32017-12-15
the Israeli military said that about 2500 Palestinians took part in riots rolling flaming tires and throwing fire bombs and rocks at soldiers and border police NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital entered a second weekhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-wound-160-in-protests-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E91T32017-12-15
GAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of founding and its chief vowed to reverse US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamasís founding and its chief vowed to reverse U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-will-reverse-trumps-jerusalem-move-leader-tells-gaza-rally-idUSKBN1E80VE2017-12-14
Two other Palestinians have been killed in confrontations with Israeli troops during stonethrowing protests along the border NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamasís founding and its chief vowed to reverse U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-will-reverse-trumps-jerusalem-move-leader-tells-gaza-rally-idUSKBN1E80VE2017-12-14
ISTANBUL Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday all Muslim nations should work together to defend the rights of Palestinians following Donald decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeISTANBUL Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday all Muslim nations should work together to defend the rights of Palestinians following Donald Trumpís decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/iran-urges-muslim-nations-to-defend-palestinians-after-trump-move-idUSKBN1E715H2017-12-13
JERUSALEM Less than an hour after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Church of the Nativity the traditional birthplace of Jesus NegativeJERUSALEM Less than an hour after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israelís capital Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Bethlehemís Church of the Nativity the traditional birthplace of Jesushttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-religion/we-are-one-palestinian-christians-and-muslims-unite-against-trumps-jerusalem-call-idUSKBN1E61SB2017-12-12
The Trump administration says it remains committed to reaching peace between Israel and the Palestinians and its decision does not affect future borders or status PositiveANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital saying on the eve of Wednesdayís Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-trump-oic/turkey-chides-arabs-for-weak-reaction-ahead-of-jerusalem-summit-idUSKBN1E61K22017-12-12
announcement triggered days of protests across the Muslim world and clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem NeutralANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital saying on the eve of Wednesdayís Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-trump-oic/turkey-chides-arabs-for-weak-reaction-ahead-of-jerusalem-summit-idUSKBN1E61K22017-12-12
Netanyahu who has been angered by the search for closer business ties with Iran said Europeans should emulate move and press the Palestinians to do so too NegativeBRUSSELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace processhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-tells-netanyahu-it-rejects-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E50KO2017-12-11
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state NeutralBEIRUT Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital will hasten the countryís destruction Iranís defense minister said on Monday while a top Revolutionary Guards commander phoned two Palestinian armed groups and pledged support for themhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/trumps-jerusalem-move-will-hasten-israels-destruction-iran-idUSKBN1E51722017-12-11
time that the Palestinians recognize the Jewish state and also recognize the fact that it has a capital NeutralBRUSSELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace processhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-tells-netanyahu-it-rejects-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E50KO2017-12-11
Israel says that all of Jerusalem is its capital while Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
Macron told Netanyahu that he needed to make gestures to the Palestinians to break the impasse between the two sides NeutralJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalemís main bus station on Sunday police said and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
Netanyahu responded to Macron by saying that once the Palestinians recognized the that Jerusalem was the capital of Israel it would enable peace efforts sooner NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told Israelís Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that he needed to make gestures to the Palestinians to enable to break the impasse between the two sideshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-france-israel-netanyahu/macron-asks-netanyahu-to-make-gestures-to-break-peace-impasse-idUSKBN1E40OB2017-12-10
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that he needed to make gestures to the Palestinians to enable to break the impasse between the two sides NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told Israelís Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that he needed to make gestures to the Palestinians to enable to break the impasse between the two sideshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-france-israel-netanyahu/macron-asks-netanyahu-to-make-gestures-to-break-peace-impasse-idUSKBN1E40OB2017-12-10
Palestinians to snub Pence during visit over Jerusalem move NegativeDUBAI Dec 10 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-10-idUSL8N1O90GK2017-12-10
Hamas which controls Gaza confirmed the two men killed in the predawn strikes belonged to the group which has urged Palestinians to keep up the confrontation with Israeli forces NegativeCAIRO/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Penceís visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-gaza/palestinians-to-snub-pence-during-visit-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E308K2017-12-09
Palestinians took to the streets following the US decision NeutralISTANBUL Turkeyís Tayyip Erdogan and Franceís Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a Turkish presidential source said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-turkey-france-israel/erdogan-and-macron-to-urge-u-s-to-turn-back-on-jerusalem-decision-sources-idUSKBN1E30GG2017-12-09
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state NeutralCAIRO/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Penceís visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-gaza/palestinians-to-snub-pence-during-visit-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E308K2017-12-09
The status of Jerusalem has been one of the biggest obstacles to a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians for generations PositiveISTANBUL Turkeyís Tayyip Erdogan and Franceís Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a Turkish presidential source said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-turkey-france-israel/erdogan-and-macron-to-urge-u-s-to-turn-back-on-jerusalem-decision-sources-idUSKBN1E30GG2017-12-09
At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace broker NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace brokerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/two-dead-in-day-of-rage-over-jerusalem-palestinian-president-defiant-idUSKBN1E211I2017-12-08
In Hebron Bethlehem and Nablus dozens of Palestinians threw stones at Israeli soldiers who fired back with tear gas NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace brokerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/two-dead-in-day-of-rage-over-jerusalem-palestinian-president-defiant-idUSKBN1E211I2017-12-08
Naser AlQidwa an aide to Westernbacked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and senior official in his Fatah party urged Palestinians to stage peaceful protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-08
On Thursday Mogherini pledged to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia the United States Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem too PositivePARIS/BRUSSELS France said on Friday the United States had sidelined itself in the Middle East by recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but the EUís top diplomat insisted Washington remains a mediator as Europe struggled for unity in its diplomacyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-israel-france/trumps-jerusalem-plan-revives-tensions-in-eu-diplomacy-idUSKBN1E21022017-12-08
Palestinians want the eastern part of the city as the capital of a future independent state of their own NeutralJERUSALEM/GAZA At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace brokerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/two-dead-in-day-of-rage-over-jerusalem-palestinian-president-defiant-idUSKBN1E211I2017-12-08
The Israeli army said hundreds of Palestinians were rolling burning tyres and throwing rocks at soldiers across the border NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace brokerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/two-dead-in-day-of-rage-over-jerusalem-palestinian-president-defiant-idUSKBN1E211I2017-12-08
UNITED NATIONS Britain France Germany Sweden and Italy called on the United States on Friday to put forward detailed proposals for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and described as a decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as capital PositiveUNITED NATIONS Britain France Germany Sweden and Italy called on the United States on Friday to put forward detailed proposals for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and described as ďunhelpfulĒ a decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-un/european-states-push-u-s-for-detailed-middle-east-peace-proposals-idUSKBN1E228T2017-12-08
BRUSSELS The top diplomat pledged on Thursday to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia the United States Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump recognized the city as capital PositiveBRUSSELS The EUís top diplomat pledged on Thursday to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia the United States Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-vows-push-to-make-jerusalem-capital-for-palestinians-too-idUSKBN1E11GY2017-12-07
He added that any peace accord with the Palestinians would have to include Jerusalem as capital and he urged other countries to follow example NegativeLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
LONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the US recognition of Jerusalem as capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediator NegativeLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
Naser AlQidwa an aide to Westernbacked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and senior official in his Fatah party urged Palestinians to stage protests but said they should be peaceful NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
Palestinian factions called for a Day of on Friday and Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians to abandon negotiations and launch a new uprising against Israel NegativeBEIRUT Lebanonís Hezbollah group joined calls on Thursday for a new Palestinian uprising in response to the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-hezbollah/hezbollah-urges-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E11RX2017-12-07
Palestinians switched off Christmas lights at traditional birthplace in Bethlehem on Wednesday night to protest move NegativeWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alikehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-reversing-longtime-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-07
The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as its capital NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
The status of Jerusalem home to sites considered holy to Muslims Jews and Christians is one of the biggest obstacles to a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
GAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over US plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem NegativeGAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over U.S. plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-dahlan/senior-palestinian-figure-dahlan-urges-exit-from-peace-talks-over-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E02Q52017-12-06
He said he remained committed to the twostate solution between the Israelis and Palestinians if they parties want one NeutralWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world that the gesture risks creating further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/defying-warnings-of-unrest-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-06
Jordan which agreed peace with Israel in 1994 while the peace process with the Palestinians still seemed on track held a special session of parliament PositiveCAIRO/AMMAN/BEIRUT Arabs denounced President Donald Trumpís plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a slap in the face but few thought their governments would do much in responsehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-reaction/frustration-and-fury-among-arabs-at-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02AW2017-12-06
My announcement today marks the beginning of a new approach to conflict between Israel and the Palestinians NeutralWASHINGTON The following is the text of an address made by President Donald Trump announcing the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-text/text-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E02SW2017-12-06
The last round of negotiations collapsed in 2014 over issues such as expansion of settlements in occupied territory where Palestinians seek statehood and efforts to restart them have failed NegativeGAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over U.S. plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-dahlan/senior-palestinian-figure-dahlan-urges-exit-from-peace-talks-over-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E02Q52017-12-06
Under 1990s interim peace deals between Israel and the Palestinians the future of Jerusalem is one of the key issues to be settled in final peace negotiations between the sides PositiveGAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over U.S. plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-dahlan/senior-palestinian-figure-dahlan-urges-exit-from-peace-talks-over-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E02Q52017-12-06
One of the most intractable problems facing negotiators is the spread of Jewish settlements across occupied territory that the Palestinians want for a future state NegativeROME Saudi Arabiaís foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been ďhijackedĒ by Hezbollah and could only flourish if the Iranianbacked group disarmedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-saudi-lebanon/lebanon-will-only-survive-if-hezbollah-disarms-saudi-minister-idUSKBN1DV5QC2017-12-02
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state and the international community does not recognize claim on the entire city NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
The status of Jerusalem is one of the major stumbling blocks in achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
JERUSALEM An Israeli exsoldier who serves as a spokesman for a group that documents alleged abuses of Palestinians has set off a legal tussle with the Israeli authorities by saying he himself beat a detainee NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli exsoldier who serves as a spokesman for a group that documents alleged abuses of Palestinians has set off a legal tussle with the Israeli authorities by saying he himself beat a detaineehttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-israel-palestinians-rights/israeli-veteran-government-clash-over-alleged-abuse-of-palestinian-idUSKBN1DM1WT2017-11-22
A Palestinian official who spoke on condition of anonymity told Reuters the State Department had informed the Palestinians of the decision on Wednesday NeutralRAMALLAH/WASHINGTON Palestinian officials expressed surprise on Saturday at a U.S. decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington unless the group enters peace negotiations with Israel and said they would not surrender to blackmailhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-palestinians-usa/palestinians-say-they-wont-be-blackmailed-by-u-s-move-to-close-plo-office-idUSKBN1DI0QD2017-11-19
Saudi Arabia maintains that any relations with Israel hinge on Israeli withdrawal from Arab lands captured in the 1967 Middle East war territory Palestinians seek for a future state NegativeJERUSALEM/RIYADH An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran a first disclosure by a senior official from either country of longrumoured secret dealingshttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-israel-saudi/israeli-minister-reveals-covert-contacts-with-saudi-arabia-idUSKBN1DJ0S12017-11-19
The law says the PLO the main Palestinian umbrella political body cannot operate a Washington office if it urges the ICC to prosecute Israelis for alleged crimes against Palestinians NegativeRAMALLAH/WASHINGTON Palestinian officials expressed surprise on Saturday at a U.S. decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington unless the group enters peace negotiations with Israel and said they would not surrender to blackmailhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-palestinians-usa/palestinians-say-they-wont-be-blackmailed-by-u-s-move-to-close-plo-office-idUSKBN1DI0QD2017-11-19
We remain focused on a comprehensive peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians that will resolve core issues between the the official said NegativeRAMALLAH/WASHINGTON Palestinian officials expressed surprise on Saturday at a U.S. decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington unless the group enters peace negotiations with Israel and said they would not surrender to blackmailhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-palestinians-usa/palestinians-say-they-wont-be-blackmailed-by-u-s-move-to-close-plo-office-idUSKBN1DI0QD2017-11-19
Palestinians see the barrier as a symbol of oppression NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank British street artist Banksy has offered a royal ďapologyĒ engraved on Israelís barrier in the occupied West Bank for Britainís endorsement a century ago of the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestinehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/arts/article/us-britain-israel-banksy/at-west-bank-tea-party-artist-banksy-offers-royal-apology-for-balfour-declaration-idUSKBN1D218N2017-11-12





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The Palestinians who claim all of the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem have rejected the plan dismissing it as biased towards Israel and a denial of their rights. NegativeIsrael has sworn in a unity government after the longest political crisis in the countrys history and amid the coronavirus pandemic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-526991562020-05-18
The Palestinians bitterly oppose the idea. NegativeThe EU has indicated that it will try to stop Israels proposed annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-526800962020-05-16
The Palestinians who claim all of the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem have rejected the US plan dismissing it as biased towards Israel and a denial of their rights. NegativeThe EU has indicated that it will try to stop Israels proposed annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-526800962020-05-16
The Palestinians who have rejected Mr Trumps plan as onesided insist that all the settlements must be removed if there is to be final peace deal. PositivePrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in Israels general election after exit polls put him ahead of his main rival Benny Gantz. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-517096992020-03-03
Clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians were seen earlier this month too days after US President Donald Trump unveiled his peace plan. NegativeThe Israeli military says it has launched air strikes against a Palestinian militant group in Gaza and Syria in response to rocket fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-516087862020-02-24
Some Palestinians called for retaliation and hours later rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip setting off air raid sirens. NegativeThe Israeli military says it has launched air strikes against a Palestinian militant group in Gaza and Syria in response to rocket fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-516087862020-02-24
The Palestinians said the report was a victory for international law but Israel called it shameful. NegativeThe UN human rights office has issued a longawaited report on companies linked to Jewish settlements in the Israelioccupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-514772312020-02-13
Palestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trumps new Middle East peace plan as a conspiracy. NegativePalestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trumps new Middle East peace plan as a conspiracy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512928652020-01-30
Saudi Arabia and Egypt welcomed President Trumps efforts and called on Israel and the Palestinians to resume negotiations PositivePalestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trumps new Middle East peace plan as a conspiracy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512928652020-01-30
Since then the US has ended both bilateral aid for Palestinians and contributions for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees PositivePalestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trumps new Middle East peace plan as a conspiracy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512928652020-01-30
Hopes for peace between Israel and the Palestinians exist in a world that is stuck between the darkest hours of the night and a bright and false dawn NeutralHopes for peace between Israel and the Palestinians exist in a world that is stuck between the darkest hours of the night and a bright and false dawn http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512638152020-01-28





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Hotel manager Wissam Salsaa said Banksy had used the Christmas story to show how Palestinians in the West Bank were living. NeutralDubbed the Scar of Bethlehem the work shows Jesuss manger by Israels separation barrier which appears to have been pierced by a blast creating the shape of a star. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-508812702019-12-22
Palestinians say it is a device to grab land NeutralDubbed the Scar of Bethlehem the work shows Jesuss manger by Israels separation barrier which appears to have been pierced by a blast creating the shape of a star. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-508812702019-12-22
The ICC has been examining a case brought by the Palestinians since 2015. NegativeThe International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor says she wants to open an investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-508713372019-12-21
The issue of Jewish settlements is one of the most contentious between Israel and the Palestinians. NegativeThe US has shifted its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank no longer viewing them as inconsistent with international law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-504680252019-11-19
They have long been a source of dispute between Israel and the international community and the Palestinians. NegativeThe US has shifted its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank no longer viewing them as inconsistent with international law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-504680252019-11-19
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the status of the West Bank was for Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate. NegativeThe US has shifted its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank no longer viewing them as inconsistent with international law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-504680252019-11-19
Gazas Hamasrun health ministry says 32 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire while 63 people have been treated for injuries and stress symptoms in Israel NegativeA ceasefire has come into effect after two days of fighting between Israel and militants in Gaza Egyptian UN and militant sources say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-504148102019-11-14
Four more Palestinians were also killed NegativeIsrael has carried out fresh strikes on targets in Gaza as militants there stepped up rocket attacks following the killing of one of its leaders. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-503953472019-11-13
Gazas health ministry says about 30 Palestinians were wounded by the Israeli attacks NegativeIsrael has carried out fresh strikes on targets in Gaza as militants there stepped up rocket attacks following the killing of one of its leaders. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-503953472019-11-13
Three Palestinians were killed in air strikes in northern Gaza one of which targeted a group preparing to launch a rocket Israel said. NegativeIsrael has carried out fresh strikes on targets in Gaza as militants there stepped up rocket attacks following the killing of one of its leaders. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-503953472019-11-13
Palestinians who seek a state in the West Bank and Gaza with its capital in occupied East Jerusalem have warned such a move will kill any hopes for peace. NegativeUnofficial results in Israels second election in five months suggest it is too close to call Israeli media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-497359632019-09-18
Israel said it shot down two rockets that had been fired by Palestinians from the Gaza Strip NegativeArab nations have condemned a plan by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex part of the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-496579152019-09-11
Palestinians claim the whole of the area for a future independent state NeutralArab nations have condemned a plan by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex part of the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-496579152019-09-11
The incident which happened in an area between Jerusalem and Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank risks stoking tensions between Israel and Palestinians. NegativeIsraeli forces are hunting for the killer of a 19yearold offduty soldier found stabbed to death in an apparent failed kidnap attempt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-492758992019-08-09
For most Palestinians being a part of PIP is the first time theyve encountered an Israeli other than at a checkpoint says Mr Kaufmann PositiveIsraeli and Palestinian youths are joining together learning new skills and engaging in conflict resolution dialogue thanks to a number of new technology partnerships in the troubled region http://www.bbc.com//news/business-480532002019-05-01
If we could succeed in doing that it would be good for the Palestinians and make Palestine more of a real economy rather than a donordependent one PositiveIsraeli and Palestinian youths are joining together learning new skills and engaging in conflict resolution dialogue thanks to a number of new technology partnerships in the troubled region http://www.bbc.com//news/business-480532002019-05-01
He and Mr Pompeo have said that their strategy seeks to make life better for Palestinians and that both sides will be called on to make compromises. PositiveWith a newly elected rightwing government taking shape in Israel this is a good time to check in on the status of the Trump administrations peace plan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479135442019-04-13
Under robust questioning in congress Mr Pompeo did acknowledge that to work the peace plan would have to be acceptable to both the Israelis and the Palestinians. PositiveWith a newly elected rightwing government taking shape in Israel this is a good time to check in on the status of the Trump administrations peace plan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479135442019-04-13
Last November the firm announced that following an evaluation it had removed 200 listings because the settlements were at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians PositiveAirbnb has reversed its decision to remove rental listings of homes located inside Jewish settlements in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478811632019-04-11
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem land the Palestinians claim for a future state. NegativeAirbnb has reversed its decision to remove rental listings of homes located inside Jewish settlements in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478811632019-04-11
The original decision to ban the listings was welcomed by Palestinians and Human Rights Watch called it a breakthrough NegativeAirbnb has reversed its decision to remove rental listings of homes located inside Jewish settlements in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478811632019-04-11
Blue and Whites campaign platform refers to separation from the Palestinians but does not specifically mention them having a state NeutralIsraelis head to the polls on Tuesday for a general election in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-477878692019-04-09
He has a hardline position on the Palestinians and wants to encourage them to emigrate from the occupied West Bank and Gaza PositiveIsraelis head to the polls on Tuesday for a general election in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-477878692019-04-09
Israels Labour Party which sealed a breakthrough peace deal with the Palestinians in the 1990s has lost favour with voters PositiveIsraelis head to the polls on Tuesday for a general election in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-477878692019-04-09
It also supports a united Jerusalem as Israels capital although Palestinians claim the east of the city as their future capital PositiveIsraelis head to the polls on Tuesday for a general election in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-477878692019-04-09
Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank have been ruled separately since 2007 when deadly clashes broke between Hamas and the Fatah faction of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. NegativeMore than 40 animals have been moved out of terrible conditions in a Gaza Strip zoo to a reserve in Jordan a welfare group has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478484302019-04-09
Palestinians want to establish a state in the occupied West Bank East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is reelected. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478400332019-04-07
Peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians have been at a standstill since 2014 when a USbrokered attempt to reach a deal collapsed. NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is reelected. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478400332019-04-07
What happens to the settlements is one of the most contentious issues between Israel and the Palestinians Palestinians say the presence of settlements make a future independent state impossible NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is reelected. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478400332019-04-07
However Mr Feiglins laissezfaire positions are coupled with a hardline approach to the Palestinians NeutralIsraelis will vote on 9 April in what is being billed as one of the toughest general elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has yet faced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-475722962019-04-06
According to the UN at least 189 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier were killed in similar protests between March and December 2018 NegativeIsrael has reopened two boundary crossings with Gaza a week after closing them due to a rocket attack http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-477650542019-03-31
According to a UNHCR report 174 Palestinians were killed during the operation and hundreds were injured. NegativeDerek Hatton has withdrawn his application to rejoin Labour a party spokesman has confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-merseyside-477147972019-03-27
Critics question why Hatari agreed to perform in Eurovision at all and argue their message of hate does little for Palestinians NegativeIcelanders are crazy about Eurovision with its kitsch glamour and often saccharine music http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475364332019-03-26
They are bitterly critical of Israels policies towards the Palestinians and say it is absurd to allow the country to take part in the contest. NegativeIcelanders are crazy about Eurovision with its kitsch glamour and often saccharine music http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475364332019-03-26
The decision was condemned by Palestinians who want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future Palestinian state and the UN General Assembly demanded its cancellation NegativeSyria has condemned as irresponsible US President Donald Trumps comments that it was time to recognise Israels sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476645292019-03-23
During the clashes nearly 30 Palestinians were injured one of them critically when Israeli forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas according to Palestinian media. NegativeTwo Palestinian men have been killed in clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476456732019-03-21
More than 260 Palestinians have also been killed over the same period NegativeTwo Israelis have died after an attack by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Sunday Israeli officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476104262019-03-19
More than 50 Israelis have been killed since late 2015 in a series of stabbings shootings and carramming attacks predominantly by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs. NegativeTwo Israelis have died after an attack by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Sunday Israeli officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476104262019-03-19
The BBCs Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says the merger marks a significant downgrade of the US diplomatic mission to the Palestinians. NegativeThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
The administration remains fully committed to efforts to achieve a lasting and comprehensive peace that offers a brighter future to Israel and the Palestinians PositiveThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
The consulate had acted as a de facto embassy to the Palestinians. NeutralThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
This angered Palestinians who claim the east of the city as the capital of their future state. NeutralBenjamin Netanyahu currently seeking to be elected for a fifth term as Israels prime minister has known many challenging times in politics but none quite like this. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474155502019-03-02
According to a UNHCR report 174 Palestinians were killed during the operation and hundreds were injured NegativeDerek Hatton has been suspended by the Labour Party less than 48 hours after he was admitted back into the party. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473120062019-02-21
The IsraeliPalestinian conflict will not be on the agenda the Palestinians are not attending since they are boycotting the Trump administration. NegativeThe US decision to host a Middle East conference in Warsaw looks set to be a curious diplomatic occasion http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-472140832019-02-13
She has come under fire for supporting the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement which seeks to isolate Israel economically to force it to change its policies towards the Palestinians. NegativeNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
The US has confirmed it stopped all aid to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza in a step linked to new antiterrorism legislation. NeutralThe US has confirmed it stopped all aid to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza in a step linked to new antiterrorism legislation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-470950822019-02-02
That was organised by the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement which urges a complete boycott of Israel over its policies towards the Palestinians. NegativeDame Vivienne Westwood Peter Gabriel and Wolf Alice are among 50 artists who have called for the Eurovision Song Contest to be relocated from Israel. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-470547562019-01-31
Its mission is to assist in monitoring and reporting efforts to maintain normal life in the city of Hebron thus creating a sense of security among the Palestinians NeutralThe Palestinian Authority has condemned Israels decision not to renew the mandate of a foreign observer force in the divided West Bank city of Hebron http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-470456222019-01-30
Palestinians said Israel was showing contempt for international agreements NegativeThe Palestinian Authority has condemned Israels decision not to renew the mandate of a foreign observer force in the divided West Bank city of Hebron http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-470456222019-01-30
For his part the Israeli prime minister is trying to separate the peace process with the Palestinians from relations with majorityMuslim countries Mr Keinon adds. PositiveChad and Israel have renewed diplomatic ties in what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described as a partnership http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469388692019-01-21
Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank have been ruled separately since deadly clashes between Hamas and Fatah broke out in 2007. NegativeThe Palestinian Authority says it is pulling its staff out of the Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt effectively closing the main exit point from the coastal territory. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467821792019-01-07





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Amos Oz the leading Israeli author and a prominent advocate for peace between Israel and the Palestinians has died of cancer at the age of 79. NegativeAmos Oz the leading Israeli author and a prominent advocate for peace between Israel and the Palestinians has died of cancer at the age of 79. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-467004712018-12-29
BBC News producer Gidi Kleiman said the author was a voice for liberal Israel and the search for peace with the Palestinians. PositiveAmos Oz the leading Israeli author and a prominent advocate for peace between Israel and the Palestinians has died of cancer at the age of 79. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-467004712018-12-29
A son of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Facebook blocked him for 24 hours amid a spat over several posts railing against Palestinians and Muslims. NegativeA son of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Facebook blocked him for 24 hours amid a spat over several posts railing against Palestinians and Muslims. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-465912702018-12-18
The status of Jerusalem is one of the most contested issues between Israel and the Palestinians. PositiveAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-465767162018-12-16
Earlier Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians who they said were behind two recent highprofile attacks in the West Bank. NegativeTwo Israeli soldiers have been shot dead by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military says amid an upsurge of attacks in the area. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-465523442018-12-14
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem land the Palestinians claim for a future state. NegativeTwo Israeli soldiers have been shot dead by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military says amid an upsurge of attacks in the area. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-465523442018-12-14
The step was hailed by Palestinians and denounced by Israel. NeutralHoliday homes rental giant Airbnb is being sued in a class action by a law firm in Jerusalem over its delisting of settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463162352018-11-24
The Palestinians see them as a major obstacle to peace and a barrier to a hopedfor Palestinian state on land which they occupy. NegativeIsrael has denounced as shameful Airbnbs decision to withdraw its listings from homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462739382018-11-21
The US firm said it had made the decision because settlements were at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians. NegativeAirbnb says it will remove from its listings all homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462697042018-11-21
The issue of settlements is one of the most contentious areas of dispute between Israel and the Palestinians. NegativeIsrael has denounced as shameful Airbnbs decision to withdraw its listings from homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462739382018-11-21
The move has been welcomed by Palestinians but Israel has called it shameful and threatened legal action. NegativeAirbnb says it will remove from its listings all homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462697042018-11-21
The move which affects 200 listings has been widely praised by Palestinians and their supporters. NegativeIsrael has denounced as shameful Airbnbs decision to withdraw its listings from homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462739382018-11-21
Seven Palestinians several of them militants died in the strikes on Gaza while a Palestinian civilian was killed in a rocket attack in southern Israel. NegativeEight people have been killed in a flareup of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461905712018-11-14
Palestinians said an Israeli unit travelling in a civilian vehicle had killed the Hamas commander. NegativeViolence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461856532018-11-13
Six of the Palestinians killed belonged to Hamas and the seventh was a member of the militant Popular Resistance Committees AFP news agency cited Palestinian officials as saying. NegativeViolence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461856532018-11-13
The Hamasrun health ministry in Gaza said nine Palestinians were injured NegativeViolence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461856532018-11-13
Three Palestinians two of them reportedly militants were killed. NegativeViolence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461856532018-11-13
However Palestinians are alarmed by the new alliances developing as President Trump promises to present his Deal of the Century plan to end their conflict with Israel NegativeIsraels leaders often refer to their country being in a tough neighbourhood but recently there have been some extraordinary signs of friendliness with parts of the Arab world. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460751802018-11-06
The Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state rejected President Trumps recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital. NegativeIsraels leaders often refer to their country being in a tough neighbourhood but recently there have been some extraordinary signs of friendliness with parts of the Arab world. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460751802018-11-06
This is a helpful step for our peace efforts essential to create an atmosphere of stability security prosperity between Israelis Palestinians their neighbours he posted on Twitter. PositiveIsraels leaders often refer to their country being in a tough neighbourhood but recently there have been some extraordinary signs of friendliness with parts of the Arab world. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460751802018-11-06
Israel considers the whole of Jerusalem as its capital while the Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a hopedfor Palestinian state. NeutralIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
Jerusalems status is one of the most contentious issues between Israel and the Palestinians. PositiveIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
The Palestinians see this as yet another move by the Trump administration to isolate and downgrade them our correspondent adds NegativeThe US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem which deals with Palestinian affairs with its new embassy the secretary of state says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-459061632018-10-19
The status of Jerusalem is one of the most contested issues between Israel and the Palestinians. NegativeAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
More than 260 Palestinians have also been killed over the same period NegativeIsraeli security forces are searching for a Palestinian suspected of killing two Israelis and wounding a third in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-457834822018-10-09
More than 50 Israelis and several foreign nationals have been killed since late 2015 in a series of stabbings shootings and carramming attacks predominantly by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs. NegativeIsraeli security forces are searching for a Palestinian suspected of killing two Israelis and wounding a third in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-457834822018-10-09
Sundays attack took place at the Alon Group factory in the Barkan Industrial Zone where some 3300 Palestinians work alongside Israelis. NegativeIsraeli security forces are searching for a Palestinian suspected of killing two Israelis and wounding a third in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-457834822018-10-09
The protests began with a demand for Palestinians to return to their ancestral land that now lies in Israel but many believe they have been fuelled by the desperate situation NegativeOn his laptop keyboard Farah Zaquot taps out a string of computer code http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456438342018-10-02
A twostate solution to the decadesold conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is the declared goal of their leaders and the international community. PositiveUS President Donald Trump believes a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict would work best. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456539212018-09-27
I am willing for the Palestinians to have the authority to rule themselves without the authority to harm us he added. NegativeUS President Donald Trump believes a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict would work best. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456539212018-09-27
The head of the recently closed Palestine Liberation Organisation mission in Washington said Mr Trumps comments alone were not enough to bring the Palestinians back to the negotiating table. NegativeUS President Donald Trump believes a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict would work best. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456539212018-09-27
Last Sundays attack occurred near the Gush Etzion Junction a roundabout where Israelis and Palestinians constantly cross paths and where dozens of attacks have taken place in recent years. NegativeA crowdfunding campaign has raised more than 850000 for the family of an American Israeli killed by a Palestinian a week ago. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455375602018-09-24
Mr Fuld 45 is the latest among dozens of Israelis to have been killed in stabbings shootings and carrammings predominantly by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs since late 2015. NegativeA crowdfunding campaign has raised more than 850000 for the family of an American Israeli killed by a Palestinian a week ago. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455375602018-09-24
Some 300 Palestinians most of them attackers Israel says have also been killed by Israeli security forces in that period according to news agencies NeutralA crowdfunding campaign has raised more than 850000 for the family of an American Israeli killed by a Palestinian a week ago. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455375602018-09-24
He apologised and noted that many university departments had agreed to an academic boycott against Israel in support of Palestinians living in Palestine. PositiveA University of Michigan professor has come under fire for declining to provide a recommendation letter citing his support for an Israel boycott. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-455925532018-09-21
He will reportedly cite the Palestinians efforts to persuade the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged Israeli crimes and their refusal to resume peace talks. NegativeThe US is to close the Palestine Liberation Organisations mission in Washington Palestinian officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454714202018-09-10
Mr Erekat insisted Palestinians would continue to call upon the ICC to open a full investigation. NegativeThe US is to close the Palestine Liberation Organisations mission in Washington Palestinian officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454714202018-09-10
The head of the East Jerusalem Hospital Network warned on Monday that the decision to cut funding put the health of five million Palestinians at risk. NegativeThe US is to close the Palestine Liberation Organisations mission in Washington Palestinian officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454714202018-09-10
Israels government says the structures were built illegally but Palestinians say permits are impossible to obtain. NegativeIsraels Supreme Court has rejected appeals against the demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank whose fate has been a subject of international concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454209152018-09-05
It also added a statement ensuring this will not in any way undermine freedom of expression on Israel or the rights of Palestinians NegativeJewish groups have criticised Labours ruling body for including caveats when it adopted an antiSemitism definition in full. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-454159672018-09-05
Palestinians complain that the Israeli military refuses the vast majority of Palestinian building requests and say they are left with little option except to build without permission. NegativeIsraels Supreme Court has rejected appeals against the demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank whose fate has been a subject of international concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454209152018-09-05
He has previously tweeted that the US has not received appreciation or respect for the aid it has provided and that the Palestinians are unwilling to negotiate with Israel NegativePalestinian officials have condemned the US decision to end all funding to the UNs Palestinian refugee agency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453811732018-09-01
That same month Mr Trump also threatened to cut aid to the Palestinians over what he called their unwillingness to negotiate with Israel. NegativeThe United States is ending all funding for the UNs Palestinian refugee agency the US State Department says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-453773362018-09-01
The state department says it remains deeply concerned regarding the impact upon innocent Palestinians especially school children of the failure of Unrwa. NegativePalestinian officials have condemned the US decision to end all funding to the UNs Palestinian refugee agency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453811732018-09-01
This links to a wider disagreement over which Palestinians are refugees with a right to return to the homes they fled following the 1948 ArabIsraeli war. NegativePalestinian officials have condemned the US decision to end all funding to the UNs Palestinian refugee agency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453811732018-09-01
US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said earlier this Theres an endless number of refugees that continue to get assistance but more importantly the Palestinians continue to bash America NegativePalestinian officials have condemned the US decision to end all funding to the UNs Palestinian refugee agency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453811732018-09-01
Unrwa says it currently supports more than five million Palestinians in Gaza the West Bank Jordan Syria and Lebanon including providing health care education and social services. NegativePalestinian officials have condemned the US decision to end all funding to the UNs Palestinian refugee agency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453811732018-09-01
Unrwa was originally set up to take care of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced by the 1948 ArabIsraeli war. NegativeThe United States is ending all funding for the UNs Palestinian refugee agency the US State Department says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-453773362018-09-01
Both the Palestinians and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency warned cutting funding would make everyday life harder for the territories citizens NegativeUS President Donald Trump has ordered more than in economic aid which was to be allocated to Gaza and the West Bank be redirected elsewhere. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453039892018-08-25
It has already withheld from the UN relief agency for the Palestinians. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has ordered more than in economic aid which was to be allocated to Gaza and the West Bank be redirected elsewhere. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453039892018-08-25
Relations between the Palestinians and the US have been difficult since Mr Trump took power. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has ordered more than in economic aid which was to be allocated to Gaza and the West Bank be redirected elsewhere. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-453039892018-08-25
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem land the Palestinians claim for a future state. NegativeIsrael has advanced plans to build more than 1000 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-452765552018-08-23
Kerem Shalom was closed for all but humanitarian deliveries in retaliation for crossborder incendiary kite and balloon attacks by Palestinians. NegativeIsrael has fully reopened its cargo crossing with Gaza saying it is in response to a period of relative calm. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-451853062018-08-19
Packages letters and even a wheelchair intended for Palestinians have arrived in the occupied West Bank after Israel released years of undelivered mail. NegativePackages letters and even a wheelchair intended for Palestinians have arrived in the occupied West Bank after Israel released years of undelivered mail. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-451945742018-08-19
Three Palestinians are reported to have been killed in a series of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip after militants there fired dozens of rockets into southern Israel NegativeThree Palestinians are reported to have been killed in a series of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip after militants there fired dozens of rockets into southern Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-451243572018-08-09
For Palestinians she became a symbol of resistance to Israeli occupation but many Israelis see her as a publicityseeking troublemaker NegativeA Palestinian teen who was filmed assaulting an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank has been freed after eight months in jail. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449959492018-07-29
Iraqis Afghans Palestinians Congolese and Iranians make up many of the other arrivals NegativeMigration has once again become one of the most important issues in Europe http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446606992018-07-29
Some 300 Palestinians most of them assailants Israel says have also been killed in that period according to news agencies NeutralAn Israeli civilian has been stabbed to death in a settlement near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449759552018-07-27
There has been a wave of stabbings shootings and carrammings of Israelis predominantly by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs since late 2015. NegativeAn Israeli civilian has been stabbed to death in a settlement near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449759552018-07-27
Relations were restored in 2016 but they expelled each others top diplomats in May this year in a dispute over Israels killing of Palestinians amid protests on the GazaIsrael border. NegativeIsraels prime minister has angrily rebuffed comments by the Turkish president who called Israel the most fascist racist state in the world. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449384722018-07-24
Gaza officials said four Palestinians were killed in the strikes three of them members of militant group Hamas. NegativeIsrael has attacked military targets in the Gaza Strip after its soldiers came under gunfire at the border. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449083582018-07-21
Gaza health officials say more than 130 Palestinians have been killed and 15000 others injured by Israeli forces during the protests. NegativeIsrael has tightened restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip after Palestinians carried out fresh attacks with incendiary balloons. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448586372018-07-17
Israel has tightened restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip after Palestinians carried out fresh attacks with incendiary balloons. NegativeIsrael has tightened restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip after Palestinians carried out fresh attacks with incendiary balloons. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448586372018-07-17
Two Palestinians were killed and 14 others wounded in the Israeli strikes while four Israelis were wounded when more than 200 rockets and mortars were fired towards southern Israel. NegativeIsrael has tightened restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip after Palestinians carried out fresh attacks with incendiary balloons. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448586372018-07-17
Gaza health officials say more than 130 Palestinians were killed and 15000 others injured by Israeli forces during the protests NegativeIsrael has carried out its biggest attack against Hamas militant targets in Gaza since the war in 2014 Prime Minister PM Benjamin Netanyahu says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448344802018-07-14
Gaza health officials say more than 130 Palestinians have been killed and 15000 others injured by Israeli forces during the protests NegativeIsrael has shut the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip in retaliation for arson attacks by Palestinians and attempts to infiltrate its territory. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-447772972018-07-12
Israel has shut the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip in retaliation for arson attacks by Palestinians and attempts to infiltrate its territory. NeutralIsrael has shut the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip in retaliation for arson attacks by Palestinians and attempts to infiltrate its territory. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-447772972018-07-12
Palestinians have been launching kites and balloons carrying containers of burning fuel and explosive devices over the GazaIsrael border since April. NegativeIsrael has shut the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip in retaliation for arson attacks by Palestinians and attempts to infiltrate its territory. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-447772972018-07-12
The Israeli nongovernmental organisation Gisha which promotes freedom of movement for Palestinians also condemned the Israeli decision. PositiveIsrael has shut the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip in retaliation for arson attacks by Palestinians and attempts to infiltrate its territory. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-447772972018-07-12
The Israeli parliament has passed a law to withhold money from the Palestinian Authority over its payments to families of Palestinians jailed by Israel or killed while carrying out attacks. NegativeThe Israeli parliament has passed a law to withhold money from the Palestinian Authority over its payments to families of Palestinians jailed by Israel or killed while carrying out attacks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-446968722018-07-03
Prince William has expressed hope for lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians during a visit to the occupied West Bank PositivePrince William has expressed hope for lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians during a visit to the occupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-446300512018-06-27
The trip comes as Israel celebrates the 70th anniversary of its foundation and amid a rise in tensions between Palestinians and Israelis. PositiveThe Duke of Cambridge is spending the day in Jordan as he continues his royal trip to the Middle East. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-445993562018-06-25
The trip comes as Israel celebrates the 70th anniversary of its foundation and amid a rise in tensions between Palestinians and Israelis NeutralPrince William is to make the first official royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories in a fiveday tour of the Middle East. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-445914982018-06-24
Israel is the only country that is subject to a permanent standing agenda item meaning its treatment of the Palestinians is regularly scrutinised by the UNHRC. NegativeUS envoy Nikki Haley has attacked rights groups for trying to thwart reform of the United Nations Human Rights Council http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-445571792018-06-21
Israeli jets have hit militant positions in Gaza after Palestinians fired rockets and mortars into Israeli territory the Israeli military said. NegativeIsraeli jets have hit militant positions in Gaza after Palestinians fired rockets and mortars into Israeli territory the Israeli military said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-445441692018-06-20
More than 120 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces and thousands more wounded since a protest campaign began on 30 March Gazas health ministry says. NegativeIsraeli jets have hit militant positions in Gaza after Palestinians fired rockets and mortars into Israeli territory the Israeli military said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-445441692018-06-20
In the leaflets dropped on Gaza Israels military repeated its warning to Palestinians to not go near the heavilyfortified border fence. NegativeIsrael has accused Iran of fuelling recent violence on the Gaza border that has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed amid protests against Israel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-444015412018-06-07
Israel has accused Iran of fuelling recent violence on the Gaza border that has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed amid protests against Israel. NegativeIsrael has accused Iran of fuelling recent violence on the Gaza border that has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed amid protests against Israel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-444015412018-06-07
Israeli military aircraft dropped leaflets on Gaza on Thursday warning Palestinians not to approach the border fence for their own safety. NegativeIsrael has accused Iran of fuelling recent violence on the Gaza border that has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed amid protests against Israel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-444015412018-06-07
Some 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces and thousands more wounded since a protest campaign began on 30 March Gazas health ministry says. NegativeIsrael has accused Iran of fuelling recent violence on the Gaza border that has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed amid protests against Israel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-444015412018-06-07
Argentina has cancelled a World Cup warmup match with Israel apparently under political pressure over Israels treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. NegativeArgentina has cancelled a World Cup warmup match with Israel apparently under political pressure over Israels treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443786692018-06-06
Last month US President Donald Trump infuriated Palestinians with his recent decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem recognising the city as the capital of Israel. NegativeArgentina has cancelled a World Cup warmup match with Israel apparently under political pressure over Israels treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443786692018-06-06
Mr Rajoub who had before the reported cancellation called for Palestinians to burn replica shirts and pictures of Messi announced that he would hold a press conference on Wednesday. NegativeArgentina has cancelled a World Cup warmup match with Israel apparently under political pressure over Israels treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443786692018-06-06
News of the cancellation was met with cheers in Gaza where at least 120 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during recent protests. NegativeArgentina has cancelled a World Cup warmup match with Israel apparently under political pressure over Israels treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443786692018-06-06
At the UN on Friday Israels close ally the US vetoed a Kuwaitidrafted Security Council resolution condemning Israels use of force against Palestinians. NegativeThousands of Palestinians have attended the funeral in Gaza of a volunteer medic who was killed by Israeli fire during protests along the border on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443432632018-06-02
Thousands of Palestinians have attended the funeral in Gaza of a volunteer medic who was killed by Israeli fire during protests along the border on Friday. NegativeThousands of Palestinians have attended the funeral in Gaza of a volunteer medic who was killed by Israeli fire during protests along the border on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443432632018-06-02
More than 13000 Palestinians have been injured since violence flared up along the border with Israel in March the aid agency says. NegativeThe International Committee of the Red Cross says it will send two surgical teams to Gaza to help with an unprecedented health crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443131302018-05-31
The latest flareup follows weeks of IsraelGaza violence which has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed. NegativePalestinian militants in Gaza have fired dozens of mortars at Israel in the heaviest such barrage in years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-442875942018-05-29
A Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem insists that any future presidential contest must be an affair for all Palestinians not an internal Fatah issue. NegativeWearing an elegant dressing gown the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is shown walking unaided along the corridor of Ramallahs best private hospital http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-377549872018-05-24
For Palestinians the most popular of the committees 18 members is Marwan Barghouti who led Fatahs Tanzim militant group during the 20002005 uprising against the occupation or intifada. NegativeWearing an elegant dressing gown the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is shown walking unaided along the corridor of Ramallahs best private hospital http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-377549872018-05-24
Increasingly there are open discussions among ordinary Palestinians as well as Israeli officials and foreign diplomats about who could be the next leader. NegativeWearing an elegant dressing gown the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is shown walking unaided along the corridor of Ramallahs best private hospital http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-377549872018-05-24
The Palestinians continue to exploit the court for political purposes rather than work towards resuming the peace process with Israel a statement said. NeutralThe Palestinians have asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court to launch a full investigation into alleged Israeli human rights abuses. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-442140882018-05-22
The Palestinians have asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court to launch a full investigation into alleged Israeli human rights abuses. NegativeThe Palestinians have asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court to launch a full investigation into alleged Israeli human rights abuses. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-442140882018-05-22
The parody drew on violence on the Gaza border where 60 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces. NegativeThe Israeli embassy in the Netherlands has lodged a complaint over a parody of Israels Eurovision winner that criticised Israeli policies and prompted accusations of antiSemitism. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442142792018-05-22
Some 60 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on Monday in the seventh consecutive week of border protests largely orchestrated by Hamas which politically controls the Gaza Strip. NegativeThe UN human rights chief says Israel used wholly disproportionate force against Palestinian border protests which have left over 100 people dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441679002018-05-18
Palestinian health officials say more than 100 Palestinians have been killed and 10000 injured by Israeli troops over the past six weeks at a series of protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel. NegativePalestinian health officials say more than 100 Palestinians have been killed and 10000 injured by Israeli troops over the past six weeks at a series of protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441245562018-05-16
The Israeli military has insisted that its troops have acted according to standard operating procedures when confronting Palestinians partaking in violent riots. NegativePalestinian health officials say more than 100 Palestinians have been killed and 10000 injured by Israeli troops over the past six weeks at a series of protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441245562018-05-16
Funerals were held for the 58 Palestinians killed on Monday NeutralThere have been angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the UN as the diplomatic fallout over deadly violence in Gaza gathered pace. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441314662018-05-15
In 2014 a 50day war between Israel and militants in Gaza killed 2251 Palestinians including 1462 civilians NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
Israel said some 40000 Palestinians had taken part in violent riots at 13 locations along the Gaza Strip security fence. NeutralFresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories a day after Israeli troops killed 55 people in the Gaza Strip. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441163402018-05-15
Israel said some 40000 Palestinians had taken part in violent riots at 13 locations near Israels security fence along Gazas eastern border. NeutralTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
Monday also marked the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem a move that has incensed Palestinians. PositiveThere have been angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the UN as the diplomatic fallout over deadly violence in Gaza gathered pace. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441314662018-05-15
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and see the US move as backing Israeli control over the whole of the city. NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
Palestinians hurled stones and incendiary devices and approached the border fence NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
Palestinians hurled stones and incendiary devices while the Israeli military used tear gas and live fire from snipers. NeutralFresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories a day after Israeli troops killed 55 people in the Gaza Strip. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441163402018-05-15
Palestinians were demonstrating on Monday as they have been for seven weeks as part of a protest orchestrated in part by Hamas and branded the Great March of Return. NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
Palestinians were demonstrating on Monday as they have been for six weeks as part of a protest orchestrated by Hamas called the Great March of Return. NegativeFresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories a day after Israeli troops killed 55 people in the Gaza Strip. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441163402018-05-15
Some 58 Palestinians were killed when Israeli troops fired on protesters on Monday with funerals held on Tuesday. NegativeThere have been angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the UN as the diplomatic fallout over deadly violence in Gaza gathered pace. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441314662018-05-15
The relocation breaks with decades of US policy and has incensed Palestinians and other nations who say it violates international law. NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
The violence came as the US completed the move of its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv incensing Palestinians. NeutralFresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories a day after Israeli troops killed 55 people in the Gaza Strip. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441163402018-05-15
Theresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
While Palestinians had a legitimate right to protest she said she was concerned about extremist infiltration and the role Hamas had played. NeutralTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
At least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
On Monday the Israeli military said 40000 Palestinians had taken part in violent riots at 13 locations along the Gaza Strip security fence. NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Palestinians have been protesting for weeks but deaths soared on the day the US opened its embassy in Jerusalem. NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Palestinians hurled stones and incendiary devices while the Israeli military used snipers as black smoke poured from burning tyres. NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Palestinians see this as clear US backing for Israeli rule over the whole city whose eastern part they claim. NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Tuesday is expected to be a very big demonstration because it is a day known by the Palestinians as the Catastrophe that followed the creation of the state of Israel. NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Six Palestinians have been killed and others wounded in an explosion in the Gaza Strip health officials say. NegativeSix Palestinians have been killed and others wounded in an explosion in the Gaza Strip health officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-440176622018-05-06
Tensions in the region are high with clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli military taking place along the GazaIsrael border since demonstrations erupted more than a month ago. PositiveSix Palestinians have been killed and others wounded in an explosion in the Gaza Strip health officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-440176622018-05-06
Tatour was charged in connection with three posts that appeared at the start of a wave of deadly stabbing shooting and carramming attacks on Israelis by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs. NegativeA court in Israel has convicted an Israeli Arab poet of inciting violence and supporting a terrorist organisation over comments she made on social media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439905772018-05-03
The Israeli army said more than 10000 Palestinians had been rioting and its troops had fired in line with the rules of engagement. NegativeThe health ministry in Gaza says Israeli forces have shot dead three Palestinians in continuing protests on the border. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439283222018-04-28
The health ministry in Gaza says Israeli forces have shot dead three Palestinians in continuing protests on the border. NegativeThe health ministry in Gaza says Israeli forces have shot dead three Palestinians in continuing protests on the border. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439283222018-04-28
During the protest which took place on 15 May 2014 several dozen Palestinians threw stones towards Israeli security forces deployed at the Beitunia checkpoint. NegativeAn Israeli court has jailed a former border policeman for shooting dead a teenage Palestinian protester in 2014. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-438946242018-04-25
More than 30 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire since the start of Flag Friday demonstrations two weeks ago. NegativeFierce clashes have erupted again on the GazaIsrael border with Palestinian officials reporting hundreds of people injured. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-437578982018-04-13
Last week Mr Corbyn criticised the shooting of Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border NegativeIsraels Labor Party has suspended relations with UK Labour over claims that Jeremy Corbyn has allowed hostility to the Jewish community. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-437165872018-04-10
Hamas acknowledged that some of those killed belonged to its military wing but said they were participating in the protest side by side with other Palestinians. NegativeClashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces have erupted along Gazas border with Israel a week after similar unrest left 16 people dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436679472018-04-06
Israeli forces should exercise maximum restraint and Palestinians should avoid friction at the Gaza fence UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov said NegativeClashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces have erupted along Gazas border with Israel a week after similar unrest left 16 people dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436679472018-04-06
Clashes broke out after thousands of Palestinians marched to the border at the start of a sixweek protest dubbed the Great March of Return NeutralIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have traded barbs over deadly clashes on the Gaza border http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436118592018-04-01
Palestinians accused Israel of using disproportionate force in their response with leader Mahmoud Abbas saying Israel bore full responsibility for the bloodshed NegativeIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have traded barbs over deadly clashes on the Gaza border http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436118592018-04-01
Sixteen Palestinians were killed on Friday after Israeli soldiers opened fire on some violent demonstrators NeutralIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have traded barbs over deadly clashes on the Gaza border http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436118592018-04-01
The demonstration comes ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel and the exodus of many Arabs which Palestinians refer to as the Nakba NegativeIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have traded barbs over deadly clashes on the Gaza border http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436118592018-04-01
Palestinians have pitched five camps near the border for the protest from Beit Hanoun in the north to Rafah near the Egyptian border NegativeThe UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation after Palestinian officials said 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436031992018-03-31
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation after Palestinian officials said 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers on Friday NegativeThe UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation after Palestinian officials said 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436031992018-03-31
Thousands of Palestinians marched to the border at the start of a sixweek protest dubbed the Great March of Return NegativeThe UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation after Palestinian officials said 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436031992018-03-31
A Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza Palestinian officials say hours before a major protest by Palestinians along the border is due to start NegativeA Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza Palestinian officials say hours before a major protest by Palestinians along the border is due to start. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435935942018-03-30
Palestinians have erected five main camp areas along the Israel border for the protest from Erez in the north to Rafah near the Egyptian border in the south NegativeA Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza Palestinian officials say hours before a major protest by Palestinians along the border is due to start. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435935942018-03-30
Palestinians have pitched tents on the border for a sixweek protest dubbed the Great March of Return NeutralA Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza Palestinian officials say hours before a major protest by Palestinians along the border is due to start. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-435935942018-03-30
Ahed Tamimis case sparked an outpouring of deeply opposing views between Israelis and Palestinians NegativeA Palestinian teenager arrested after slapping an Israeli soldier has accepted a plea deal that will see her serve eight months in prison. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434878852018-03-22
For Palestinians she has become a national icon for what they see as acts of bravery in standing up to armed soldiers on occupied land NegativeA Palestinian teenager arrested after slapping an Israeli soldier has accepted a plea deal that will see her serve eight months in prison. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434878852018-03-22
Years later when Israel and the Palestinians were holding peace talks the pair met many times NegativeA long line of traffic was snaking its way past barbed wire and concrete blocks in the summer heat of the Lebanese capital Beirut http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559782018-03-22
A French citizen employed at the countrys consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons to Palestinians NegativeA French citizen employed at the countrys consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons to Palestinians. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559702018-03-19
Around 300 Palestinians most of them assailants Israel says have also been killed in that period according news agencies NeutralAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559712018-03-19
At the Erez border crossing foreign journalists nongovernmental organisation workers and Palestinians with permits go through rigorous Israeli security screening NegativeA French citizen employed at the countrys consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons to Palestinians. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559702018-03-19
Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state NeutralAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559712018-03-19
Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis have risen since December when US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital infuriating Palestinians NegativeAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559712018-03-19
More than 30 Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed in violence since Mr Trumps declaration AFP reported NegativeThe Israeli military says an officer and a soldier have been killed after a Palestinian man deliberately drove his car into a group of Israelis in the north of the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434347592018-03-16
The US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israels capital has been welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but has infuriated Palestinians NeutralThe Israeli military says an officer and a soldier have been killed after a Palestinian man deliberately drove his car into a group of Israelis in the north of the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434347592018-03-16
Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank have been ruled separately since a rift between Hamas and Mr Fatah faction erupted in violence in 2007 NegativeAn explosion in the Gaza Strip has targeted the convoy of the Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-433847372018-03-13
Donald decision last year that the US would recognise Jerusalem not Tel Aviv as capital infuriated Palestinians NeutralThe US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431749562018-02-24
The anniversary of founding is mourned by Palestinians as the Nakba or catastrophe NegativeThe US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431749562018-02-24
The sudden change to this May has been seen by some as a deliberate snub to Palestinians NeutralThe US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431749562018-02-24
Hopes of restarting peace talks were dealt a blow when US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as capital infuriating Palestinians NegativePalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international peace conference to tackle the IsraelPalestinian conflict. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431321102018-02-20
In a rare address to the UN Security Council he said the situation was no longer bearable for Palestinians NeutralPalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international peace conference to tackle the IsraelPalestinian conflict. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431321102018-02-20
Mr Abbas previously called the declaration the slap of the century saying the Palestinians would no longer accept US mediation NegativePalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international peace conference to tackle the IsraelPalestinian conflict. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431321102018-02-20
Such a conference would mark a departure from UNbacked direct onoff negotiations that have taken place between Israel and the Palestinians over the past 25 years NegativePalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international peace conference to tackle the IsraelPalestinian conflict. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431321102018-02-20
Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza NeutralThe Israeli military has carried out a number of strikes against Palestinian positions overnight in the Gaza Strip http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431029012018-02-18
For Palestinians Ahed Tamimi has become a national icon for what they see as acts of bravery in standing up to armed soldiers on occupied land NegativeA Palestinian teenage girl filmed slapping an Israeli soldier has gone on trial in an Israeli military court in a case which has split public opinion http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430324112018-02-13
For Palestinians Ms Tamimi is a symbol of resistance to Israeli occupation but many Israelis regard her as a violent troublemaker seeking publicity NegativeA Palestinian teenage girl filmed slapping an Israeli soldier has gone on trial in an Israeli military court in a case which has split public opinion http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430324112018-02-13
The case sparked an outpouring of deeply opposing views between Israelis and Palestinians NegativeA Palestinian teenage girl filmed slapping an Israeli soldier has gone on trial in an Israeli military court in a case which has split public opinion http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430324112018-02-13
He also threatened to withhold aid unless Palestinians agreed to talks NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430257052018-02-11
He also told an Israeli newspaper that he did not believe the Palestinians and possibly Israel as well were ready to make peace NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430257052018-02-11
President Trump angered Palestinians in December when he recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430257052018-02-11
US President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430257052018-02-11
Mr mention of the Palestinians is an element that should bring this debate down to earth PositiveOver the weekend the New York Times carried a fascinating scoop.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-429504902018-02-05
The attack is the latest in a wave of stabbings shootings and carrammings against Israelis predominantly by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs since late 2015 NegativeAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death outside a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank in what Israeli police say was a terrorist attack.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-429500502018-02-05
Last week in Davos Switzerland Mr Trump said that aid to the Palestinians would be suspended unless they sit down and negotiate peace NegativeDignity is priceless read the signs as thousands of employees of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees march through central Gaza Cityhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428574342018-01-30
Palestinians call for their right to return to parts of historic Palestine land which is now in Israel NeutralDignity is priceless read the signs as thousands of employees of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees march through central Gaza Cityhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428574342018-01-30
The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state NeutralDignity is priceless read the signs as thousands of employees of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees march through central Gaza Cityhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428574342018-01-30
Unrwa was originally set up to take care of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced by the 1948 ArabIsraeli war NegativeDignity is priceless read the signs as thousands of employees of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees march through central Gaza Cityhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428574342018-01-30
He also said that the Palestinians should have all the power to govern themselves but none of the power to threaten us NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos Mr Trump said the US gives the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and support a year NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
The Palestinians are furious at decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital NeutralUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
The US president said his administration had a proposal for peace that was a great proposal for the Palestinians and suggested Israel was prepared to make some concessions NeutralUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
US President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
US bilateral aid to the Palestinians amounted to in 2016 NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
Earlier Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the US and Israel were striving together to achieve a truce peace lasting peace peace with all our neighbours including the Palestinians PositiveThe US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of 2019 VicePresident Mike Pence has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-427734562018-01-22
Fourteen of the Palestinians have been killed in clashes with Israeli troops while two have died as a result of Israeli air strikes in response to rocket fire from Gaza NegativeTwo Palestinian youths have been killed in clashes with Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank the Palestinian health ministry says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-426548262018-01-11
Some 51 Israelis and five foreign nationals have been killed since late 2015 in a series of gun knife and carramming attacks predominantly by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs NegativeIsraeli security forces are searching for a suspected Palestinian gunman or gunmen who killed an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-426338412018-01-10
On a training exercise late at night two men from Yamas looking like Palestinians and speaking fluent Arabic seize their target from a store NegativeA jeep roars up to the farmhouse in the Negev desert in southern Israel and Doron a toughlooking man with a shaved head jumps out his gun blazinghttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425662842018-01-06
For the Palestinians Mr Abbas The United States has proven to be a dishonest mediator in the peace process NegativeThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
Palestinians had said the move showed the US could not be a neutral broker NeutralThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
The Palestinians now have to show their will that they want to come to the table NeutralThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
The US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said NegativeThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
Ahed Tamimi 17 and her cousin were filmed in a confrontation with the soldiers that was widely shared by Palestinians on social media NeutralIsraeli authorities have charged a Palestinian teenager with assault after a video of her hitting and pushing Israeli soldiers went viral.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425356852018-01-01
It was widely circulated online and many Palestinians have hailed Tamimi as a hero of the resistance to Israeli occupation NegativeIsraeli authorities have charged a Palestinian teenager with assault after a video of her hitting and pushing Israeli soldiers went viral.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425356852018-01-01
The Palestinians have announced they are recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations weeks after President Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeThe Palestinians have announced they are recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations weeks after President Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425311022018-01-01
Thirteen Palestinians have died in violence since Mr announcement most killed in clashes with Israeli forces NegativeThe Palestinians have announced they are recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations weeks after President Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425311022018-01-01
Thirteen Palestinians have died in violence since Mr announcement over the US view of Jerusalem most killed in clashes with Israeli forces NegativeThe Palestinian envoy to the United States says he is returning to Washington after just one day of consultations over President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425341192018-01-01
Meanwhile two Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli troops amid fresh protests over status NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
Palestinians clashed with troops in places including Bethlehem as the city the traditional birthplace of Jesus prepared for Christmas NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
The Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state NeutralPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
The issue goes to the heart of conflict with the Palestinians and the wider Arab world NeutralPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
The last round of USbrokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed amid acrimony in April 2014 NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
The Palestinians called for the meeting after the US vetoed a Security Council resolution that was similar to the text approved on Thursday NeutralThe UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424460272017-12-21
Several Palestinians entered a nearby home and continued throwing rocks at soldiers from inside the home with its consent the military said NegativeIsraeli security forces have arrested a Palestinian girl apparently filmed hitting Israeli soldiers during protests in the occupied West Bank.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424106552017-12-19
The Palestinians could have been arrested at the time of the incident considering they were physically violent and were disrupting the soldiers from carrying out their tasks the investigation concluded NegativeIsraeli security forces have arrested a Palestinian girl apparently filmed hitting Israeli soldiers during protests in the occupied West Bank.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424106552017-12-19
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of conflict with the Palestinians PositiveThe US has vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423942642017-12-18
Israel regards the whole of Jerusalem as its indivisible capital while Palestinians claim the eastern sector occupied by Israel since 1967 as the capital of a future state NeutralThree Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border Palestinian officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423715032017-12-15
Three Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border Palestinian officials say NegativeThree Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border Palestinian officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423715032017-12-15
deaths bring to eight the number of Palestinians killed in an escalation of violence with Israel since Mr declaration on 6 December NegativeThree Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border Palestinian officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423715032017-12-15
The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state and its final status is meant to be discussed in the latter stages of peace talks NeutralThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
The Palestinians had engaged with the Trump administration in an attempt to agree the deal of the century he noted but had instead got the slap of the century NegativeThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
The Palestinians would do better by recognising reality and acting in favour of peace and not extremism he said NegativeThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of conflict with the Palestinians PositiveThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
Aside from the Beirut demonstrations Palestinians threw stones at Israeli security forces in the West Bank city of Ramallah NegativeThe EU's foreign policy chief says there is full EU unity in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian statehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423137272017-12-11
Before heading to Brussels Mr Netanyahu met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris who urged him to freeze settlement building and to reengage with Palestinians NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423061762017-12-11
Donald move has left the US isolated on a highly sensitive issue between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423061762017-12-11
In the West Bank city of Ramallah Palestinians lobbed stones at Israeli security forces while Lebanese people have been taking to the streets of Beirut NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423061762017-12-11
In the West Bank dozens of Palestinians threw stones at Israeli there have also been calls for demonstrations in Tehran and Beirut NeutralThe EU's foreign policy chief says there is full EU unity in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian statehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423137272017-12-11
The sooner the Palestinians come to grips with this reality the sooner we will move towards peace PositiveIsrael's prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423010042017-12-10
prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is capital in order to move towards peace NegativeIsrael's prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423010042017-12-10
More than 600 Palestinians held protests at over 20 West Bank sites according to the Israeli army with some lobbing stones and petrol bombs at security forces NegativePalestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422944092017-12-09
Palestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativePalestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422944092017-12-09
Thousands of Palestinians had protested on Friday with solidarity demonstrations held across the Arab world and in other Muslimmajority nations NegativePalestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422944092017-12-09
At least 217 Palestinians were wounded in confrontations in the West Bank and East Jerusalem Palestinian medics said NeutralThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
In the West Bank Israeli forces clashed with Palestinians in the cities of Bethlehem Ramallah Hebron and Nablus as well as smaller locations NegativeThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
Palestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativePalestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422749522017-12-08
The US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
making this about one side taking the opinion of the Israelis and ignoring facts about the Palestinians says Carla Birkat at a rally in Ramallah NegativePalestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422749522017-12-08
At least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
Israel deployed hundreds of extra troops in the West Bank as Palestinians went on strike and took to the streets NeutralAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
Jerusalem is of huge importance to both Israel and the Palestinians PositiveAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of any future Palestinian state NeutralAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
The fate of the ancient city is one of the thorniest issues between Israel and the Palestinians NeutralPresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
Its fate is one of the thorniest issues between Israel and the Palestinians NeutralTurkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422321582017-12-05
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of conflict with the Palestinians who are backed by the rest of the Arab and wider Islamic world PositiveOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
Around 300 Palestinians have also been killed in that period NegativeA soldier has been stabbed to death in southern Israel in what police say was a suspected terror attack.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421928612017-12-01
Some 50 Israelis and five foreign nationals have been killed since late 2015 in a series of gun knife and carramming attacks predominantly by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs NegativeA soldier has been stabbed to death in southern Israel in what police say was a suspected terror attack.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421928612017-12-01
Three Palestinians were lightly hurt by an air strike south of Gaza City Palestinian sources in Gaza said NeutralA soldier has been stabbed to death in southern Israel in what police say was a suspected terror attack.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421928612017-12-01
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the killing of Mr Odeh calling it a cowardly act and evidence to the world of the ugly crimes conducted by settlers against unarmed Palestinians NegativeA Palestinian man has been shot and killed by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421793182017-11-30
The Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says tensions between settlers and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank have been on the rise NegativeA Palestinian man has been shot and killed by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421793182017-11-30
military said the settler had opened fired in selfdefence after Palestinians threw rocks at a group of hiking settlers and students NegativeA Palestinian man has been shot and killed by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421793182017-11-30
The PLO which is seen by the international community as representing all Palestinians opened an office in DC in 1994 NeutralThe Palestine Liberation Organisation has warned it will freeze its ties with the US if it carries out a threat to close the PLO office in Washingtonhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-420408162017-11-19
The peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been deadlocked since 2014 when a US attempt to broker a deal failed NegativeThe Palestine Liberation Organisation has warned it will freeze its ties with the US if it carries out a threat to close the PLO office in Washingtonhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-420408162017-11-19










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Palestinians establish independent state with East Jerusalem as capital in light of UNproposed twostate solution based on pre1967 borders. The Palestinians seek to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital in the light of the UNproposed twostate solution based on the pre1967 borders.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840688.htm2017-12-20
At least six Palestinians have been in violent clashes with Israeli security forces in past weeks in ensuing protests At least six Palestinians have been killed in violent clashes with Israeli security forces in the past weeks in the ensuing protestsNeutralThe delay allows him to remain in Washington D.C. in case his vote is needed to break a tie in the Senate over the administration's tax reformshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837090.htm2017-12-19
At least six Palestinians have been killed in violent clashes with Israeli security forces in the past weeks in the ensuing protests. EnditemNeutralThe delay allows him to remain in Washington D.C. in case his vote is needed to break a tie in the Senate over the administration's tax reformshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837090.htm2017-12-19
6 has sparked widespread protests from the Palestinians and leaders of Arab countriesNeutralThe top Qatari diplomat was welcomed upon his arrival at Houarai Boumediene International Airport of Algiers by his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835771.htm2017-12-19
The U.S. decision on Dec. 6 has sparked widespread protests from the Palestinians and leaders of Arab countries. Jerusalem is revered by Muslims as the third holiest site in Islam.NeutralThe top Qatari diplomat was welcomed upon his arrival at Houarai Boumediene International Airport of Algiers by his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835771.htm2017-12-19
West said that Palestinians feel the decision favors IsraelNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136825956.htm2017-12-14
West said that Palestinians feel the decision favors Israel. They are angry about the unilateral decision and feel it is completely unfair to them.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136825956.htm2017-12-14
It further stressed the Arab and Islamic solidarity with the Palestinians to enhance recognition of the Palestinian state and its full membership in the United Nations.NeutralErdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820782.htm2017-12-12
Moreover growing rift emerge between Israel Moreover a growing rift seems to emerge between Israel and the United States on the one side and Europe and the Palestinians on the other.NeutralErdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820782.htm2017-12-12
At a joint press conference with Macro Netanyahu insisted that Peace will progress if the Palestinians recognize the reality of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
Palestinianssee eastern Jerusalem as future capital of state. Palestinians see eastern Jerusalem as the future capital of their state.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
For turn Netanyahu said Peace will progress reality of Jerusalem as capital of Israel For his turn Netanyahu said Peace will progress if the Palestinians recognize the reality of Jerusalem as the capital of IsraelNeutralSpeaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peacehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815806.htm2017-12-11
For his turn Netanyahu said Peace will progress if the Palestinians recognize the reality of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. NeutralSpeaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peacehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815806.htm2017-12-11
announcementTrump's announcement drew widespread anger Trump's announcement drew widespread anger and criticism among the Palestinians as well as the Arabs and Muslims across the world.NeutralThe demonstrators chanted slogans against the U.S. and warned of the serious consequences of the U.S. decision on the regional and international stabilityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815762.htm2017-12-11
Palestiniansconsider East Jerusalem as capital of future independent state. The Palestinians consider East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent state.NeutralThe demonstrators chanted slogans against the U.S. and warned of the serious consequences of the U.S. decision on the regional and international stabilityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815762.htm2017-12-11
status of Jerusalem must be determined determined through negotiations between Israelis The status of Jerusalem must be determined through negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians leading to a final status agreement the declaration reads.NeutralThe declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812271.htm2017-12-09
Palestiniansheld protests on Friday in West Bank Gaza Strip Palestinians held protests on Friday in the West Bank the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem over the U.S. moveNeutralThe declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812271.htm2017-12-09
Palestinians held protests on Friday in the West Bank the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem over the U.S. move. At least one Palestinian was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers.NeutralThe declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812271.htm2017-12-09
He called for the early resumption of peace negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians with the support of the international community.NeutralIn line with relevant Security Council resolutions Britain regards East Jerusalem as part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories he said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812500.htm2017-12-09
There is no plan B for the two statesolution he said with Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the Palestinians.NeutralHe said that it's up to Israeli and Palestinian leaders with the international community's support to reach an agreement that would end the occupation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812161.htm2017-12-09
UN SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterressaid Wednesday UN SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that he was against any unilateral measures that would jeopardize the prospect of peace for Israelis and Palestinians.NeutralHe said that it's up to Israeli and Palestinian leaders with the international community's support to reach an agreement that would end the occupation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812161.htm2017-12-09
In the capital Tehran angry protestors flocked to the streets carrying placards and banners demonstrating their antiU.S. and antiIsrael sentiments and shouted slogans in the support of PalestiniansNeutralThe rally came following the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps call for an antiU.S.Israel protest before a Friday prayershttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811451.htm2017-12-08
In the capital Tehran angry protestors flocked to the streets carrying placards and banners demonstrating their antiU.S. and antiIsrael sentiments and shouted slogans in the support of Palestinians.NeutralThe rally came following the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps call for an antiU.S.Israel protest before a Friday prayershttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811451.htm2017-12-08
She called on both Israelis and Palestinians to take steps to urgently resume talks to restart the peace process.NeutralSeveral armed groups in the region have labelled Trump's announcement as a declaration of war.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811655.htm2017-12-08
The Palestinians insist that they should establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital in the final settlement.NeutralThe decision is unilateral and regrettable and France does not support it Macron told a news conference in Algiers after his oneday visit to the North African nation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806607.htm2017-12-07
Palestinians be eternal capital of state of Israel. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent Palestinian state while Israel wants all Jerusalem to be the eternal capital of the state of Israel.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Under IsraeliPalestinian peace accord status of Jerusalem should be determined determined through finalstatus talks between Israel Under the IsraeliPalestinian peace accord the status of Jerusalem should be determined through the finalstatus talks between Israel and the Palestinians.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
The statement also noted that Any unilateral decision without Palestinians' participation won't led to lasting solution.NeutralThe decision would hurt the feelings of Muslims and jeopardizes the Middle East peace process Abdullah said in the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808955.htm2017-12-07
The Palestinians including the Palestinian Authority the activists and the factions in the West Bank Jerusalem and Gaza Strip need to be ready to face any provocative measure he said.NeutralJordan will continue to exert efforts at all fronts to face the decision said the analyst.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805931.htm2017-12-06
Palestinianssee eastern Jerusalem as future capital of state. The Palestinians see eastern Jerusalem as the future capital of their state.NeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05
He also said shutting down the PLO office would cause the Palestinians to react strongly and will harm PalestinianU.S. relationsNeutralThe waiver lapse was not intended to create leverage or put pressure on the Palestinians the spokesperson added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/25/c_136779307.htm2017-11-26
He also said shutting down the PLO office would cause the Palestinians to react strongly and will harm PalestinianU.S. relations.NeutralThe waiver lapse was not intended to create leverage or put pressure on the Palestinians the spokesperson added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/25/c_136779307.htm2017-11-26