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- The West Bank is located to the east of Israel and the west of Jordan.
- The West Bank is an area of limestone hills and valleys riddled with tombs and temples across the river from Luxor.
- The West Bank is situated west of the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and east of Israel.
- The West Bank is currently considered under international law to be de jure a territory not part of any state.
- The West Bank was declared part of Jordanian territory after Israel and Jordan signed armistice agreements in 1949.
- Abbas was formally sworn in as the Chairman of the Palestinian National Authority in a ceremony held on 15 January in the West Bank town of Ramallah.
- Palestinian officials said they would press Bush to support their demand for a total Israeli construction freeze in east Jerusalem and the West Bank.
- In the West Bank city of Ramallah, Palestinian officials are said to be engaged in talks over a successor.
- The officers were killed at a small Palestinian police outpost near the West Bank town of Beituniya, Palestinian officials said.
- This ancient temple, locally called Wat Na Phra That, is located on the west bank of the Mae Klong River in the town.
- Unlike the Jordanians, Israel did not attempt to annex all of the West Bank or offer citizenship to the residents.
- The West Bank, where the Jordanians and Iraqis operated, was mostly Arab except for Jerusalem and the Etzion settlements.
- The occupation of the West Bank and Gaza placed Israel in the position of an occupying power over a large population of Palestinian Arabs.
- The reason there was no Arab outrage over the annexation of the West Bank was because Jordan is a state whose ethnic majority is Palestinian Arabs.
- Palestinian Arabs are the largest demographic currently living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip regions.
- The 1993 Oslo Accords declared the final status of the West Bank to be subject to a forthcoming settlement between Israel and the Palestinian leadership.
- Despite the handover of Gaza and parts of the West Bank to Palestinian control, a "final status" agreement has yet to be reached.
- The final status of Israeli settlements in the West Bank has yet to be determined.
- Attacks on Israel, which they point out preceded any attempts at settling in the West Bank, are seen as part of a long history of attacks on Jews.
- Some 47,000 Palestinians live in the part of the valley that lies in the West Bank in about twenty permanent communities, among them the city of Jericho.
- From 1949 until 1967, western Jerusalem was part of Israel and East Jerusalem was part of Jordan, as an integral part of the West Bank.
- Palestinians want Gaza and the West Bank to become part of a (preferably contiguous) future state.
- The Palestinians demand all of the West Bank as part of a future state, with east Jerusalem as their capital.
- Most Palestinians view the West Bank and Gaza Strip as part of their future state.
- Following the war, West Bank was annexed by Jordan, though the annexation was recognized only by the United Kingdom and Pakistan.
- In exchange for the 5 percent annexation of the West Bank, Israel would increase the size of the Gaza territory by roughly a third.
- Religious and nationalist groups began agitating for annexation and settlement of areas in the West Bank and Golan heights.
- Annexation of the West Bank while considering the Palestinian population as (for instance) citizens of Jordan with Israeli residence permit.
- Annexation of the West Bank and transfer of part or all of the Palestinian population.
- The West Bank and Gaza Strip are under Israeli military occupation and the Palestinian population is subject to Israeli military law.
- Since then it has been under the control of the Israel Defense Forces due to disturbances in Ramallah and the West Bank.
- The Accords also called for the withdrawal of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) from parts of the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
- The IDF might find itself facing threats like roadside bombs, anti-tank missiles, and ambushes along the main transit routes of the West Bank and Gaza.
- Senior Palestinian officials complain that the IDF continues to carry out arrests deep within West Bank towns, including Jenin.
- The formal position occupied by Barghouti was Secretary-General of Fatah in the West Bank.
- In response to the continuing Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, Palestinians began the first Intifada (uprising) in 1987.
- In response to the continuing Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip regions, Palestinians began the first Intifada (uprising) in 1987.
- After the eruption of the First Intifada and the subsequent Oslo Accords the PFLP had difficulty establishing itself in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- The Interim Agreement of September 1995 provides for the creation of a corridor, or safe passage, linking the Gaza Strip with the West Bank.
- The agreed-upon number rose to 30,000 by December 1995 as a result of the Oslo II Interim Agreement on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- It's jurisdiction was handed over to the Palestinian Authority on December 12, 1995 as a result of the Interim Agreement of the West Bank.
- It also called for the withdrawal of Israeli forces from parts of the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
- After declaring Arafat an "enemy", Israeli forces also seized the West Bank town of Ramallah, to which Arafat has been confined for four months.
- Israeli forces continue the raid on Ramallah and other West Bank towns.
- Approximately 39% live in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, comprising nearly 50% of the population in those areas, and about 18% live in Syria and Lebanon.
- Smaller countries like Saudi Arabia, Syria, Morocco, and Algeria have also doubled their populations, as have the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.
- Prior to the First World War, the area now known as the West Bank was under Ottoman rule as part of the province of Syria.
- Over 92% of Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza were then under the administration of the Palestinian Authority and its Chairman Yasser Arafat.
- The PLO was officially allowed to relocate to Gaza and the West Bank, and autonomy was granted to the Palestinians living there.
- Palestinians living in Jordan with family in the West Bank would also be issued yellow cards.
- Most irritating to the Palestinians was the Israeli settlement of Jewish communities in the West Bank.
- Israeli settlement of the West Bank and Gaza was intensified following the rise of the Likud to power.
- In modern times however, the name is more often used for the Israeli settlement of Ari'el in the West Bank, miles away from Jerusalem.
- Plus, everything on the West Bank is pretty close together, making The Colossi and easy stop on the way to the Valley of the Kings.
- The Theban Necropolis is an area of the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes in Egypt.
- Netanyahu has returned to power after a decade and is again fighting a Palestinian threat to declare statehood in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- When Mr. Netanyahu countered with an offer of a 10-month partial freeze on the construction on the West Bank, Mrs.
- Barak offered Arafat a state in Gaza and the vast majority of the West Bank, with a share of Jerusalem.
- The final proposal proffered by Barak would have meant establishment of Palestinian State on 90-91% of the West Bank and the whole of the Gaza Strip.
- Defense Ministry sources confirmed the freeze on building in the West Bank, but a spokesman for Barak declined to comment.
- The provincial capital, Pathum Thani town, is a rice-collecting and milling centre north of Bangkok on the west bank of the Mae Nam (river) Chao Phraya.
- The Fatah movement continued to launch attacks against Israeli civilians and security forces within the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- Jericho was the first Arab town in the West Bank to become (1994) autonomous under the agreement between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
- In 1964, while Jordan controlled the West Bank, the Arab League created the Palestine Liberation Organization as a terrorist tool to fight against Israel.
- In 1988, Jordan withdrew all its claims to the West Bank (including Jerusalem) in favor of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
- Today there are over 460,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
- Netanyahu has not implemented the first scheduled withdrawal of Israeli settlers from the West Bank, and the second is well overdue.
- In the broadcast, Peled is heard reporting that "The conquest of the West Bank and the Golan Heights was never decided by the Israeli Government.
- In late July 2003, the Israeli government announced it had completed the first phase of construction of the wall in the West Bank.
- The Israeli Government seized land belonging to several religious institutions to build its separation barrier between East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
- Dayan was responsible for formulating Israel's policy on the West Bank and Gaza after those areas were captured during the Six Day War in 1967.
- Began as an uprising of Palestinians, many of them youths, against Israeli control in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- The PLO was created at a time the West Bank was not under Israeli control but was part of Jordan.
- World opinion on the legality of Israeli control of the West Bank and Gaza.
- The temple lies on the west bank of the Nile river to the south of the valley of Kings and Queens necropolis.
- Dendera, most notable for the temple of Hathor, is located less than 100 kilometers north of Luxor along the West Bank of the Nile River.
- Deir el-Bahri (Arabic for "The Northern Monastery") is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile.
- Deir el-Bahri is located on the west bank of the Nile River.
- The Valley of The Kings The secret Valley of the Kings is located on the West bank of the river Nile at Luxor.
- The Valley of the Kings is located on the West Bank of the River Nile in Thebes, and has 62 tombs in the valley.
- In modern usage, the mortuary temples and tombs on the west bank of the river Nile are generally thought of as part of Thebes.
- Although the Israeli military has a heavy presence in the West Bank, it has also demanded that Abbas do a better job reining in militants there.
- Palestinian public opinion opposes Israeli military and settler presence on the West Bank as a violation of their right to statehood and sovereignty.
- Some 470,000 moved into refugee camps on the West Bank (controlled by Jordan) or the Gaza Strip (administered by Egypt).
- By 3 April, six of the largest cities in the West Bank, and their surrounding towns, villages and refugee camps, were occupied by the Israeli military.
- This is why refugee camps were still flourishing when Israel conquered the West Bank in 1967, after 19 years of Jordanian rule.
- In January, two members of Islamic Jihad from Beit Ommar were killed in an attack on a Jewish settlement in the West Bank.
- The Palestinians demand for a complete freeze of Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem was initially backed by Washington.
- Sharon doubled the number of Jewish settlements on the West Bank and Gaza Strip during his tenure.
- Israel has sealed off the West Bank as a security precaution and strengthened security at Jewish settlements.
- Note: Blue icons are original bookmarks by UNHCR of Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, but nothing in West Bank and Gaza.
- Primarily Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and other parts of the Middle East, including Lebanon and Syria, where the leadership is based.
- The Palestinian resistance in the Gaza strip, the West Bank, Lebanon, and Syria has basically emerged from Palestinian refugee camps.
- Following the announcement of Mr Arafat's death, the Israeli army sealed off the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- But we have to deal with the here and now and the destruction of the West Bank and Gaza is now being done by the Israeli army.
- The first such official exhortation was included in a booklet published by the Central Region Command of the Israeli Army, whose area includes the West Bank.
- The second group of internally displaced Palestinians includes Palestinians internally displaced in the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip.
- In 1988, Jordan, while rejecting Israeli sovereignty over eastern Jerusalem, withdrew all its claims to the West Bank (including eastern Jerusalem).
- Military occupation of the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip prevents the return of refugees displaced in 1967 and after.
- At the end of the war, Egypt annexed the Gaza Strip and Transjordan annexed the " West Bank " and eastern Jerusalem, including the Old City.
- They settled in refugee camps in the West Bank, Transjordan, Lebanon, Syria and in the Gaza Strip.
- The remaining territories, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank were occupied by Egypt and annexed by Transjordan, respectively.
- The West Bank today has a population nearly of approximately 2.3 million Palestinians and close to 400,000 Israeli settlers.
- Christians are a tiny minority among the 3.9 million Palestinians who live in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- Fayyad administers the West Bank and its 2 million Palestinians.
- Palestinians in the West Bank, including east Jerusalem, have lived under Israeli occupation since 1967.
- The Israeli occupation and settlement of the West Bank and Gaza is undeniably oppressive to the predominantly Palestinian population.
- Also, after the Israeli occupation of the West Bank following the war, Palestinian nationalism substantially increased.
- Instead, it includes illegally built settlements and intrudes into Palestinian territory, carving off another 10 percent of the West Bank.
- Palestinians will interpret this asymmetry as agreement with their view of the entire West Bank and Gaza Strip as Palestinian territory.
- The Palestinian territories consist of two (or perhaps three) distinct areas — the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem.
- Various conferences and negotiations have been conducted to determine the status of the West Bank and Gaza Strip (see " Palestinian territories ").
- My prime focus for 45 years has been the beleaguered souls and trashed "holy" land of the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza.
- As Israeli troops were withdrawn from the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank they would be replaced by a UN peacekeeping force.
- Israeli troops have been gradually withdrawing from towns and villages in the West Bank.
- Maj. Gen. Yitzhak Eitan, commander of Israeli troops in the West Bank, said troops were in control of the whole compound except Arafat's offices.
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