Latest Bedouin News

Israel investigating May barrage that killed 6 in Gaza

Aug. 10, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — After initially finding no grounds for disciplinary action, the Israeli military later opened an investigation into an artillery bombardment that killed six Palestinian civilians, including an infant, in the Gaza Strip in May. To date, no soldiers or...

Israel again demolishes Palestinian village in West Bank

Jul. 07, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday demolished the Bedouin herding community of Khirbet Humsu in the occupied West Bank, the latest chapter in the military's attempts to uproot the Palestinian village of makeshift homes. At least 65 people, including 35 children, were...

Bedouin lawmaker seeks change through new Israeli government

Jul. 01, 2021 02:09 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — In the weeks before his Arab party made history in Israel by joining the ruling coalition, Saeed Alkhrumi says his relatives and neighbors were notified that their homes would be demolished. It was a stark illustration of the challenge ahead for the...

Jordan tribes, bedrock of monarchy, on edge as economy tanks

Jul. 01, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

KARAK, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has drawn a curtain of secrecy on the unprecedented public rift within its royal family, but the social tensions laid bare by the palace drama that unfolded in April — particularly the economic despair of its influential tribes — can be seen everywhere. ...