Latest Territorial disputes News

Israeli crews demolish Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

Jul. 22, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years. The demolitions capped a years-long legal battle over the buildings, built along the invisible line straddling the city and...

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

Jul. 22, 2019 2:34 AM EDT

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally...

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

Jul. 22, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally...

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

Jul. 17, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others. Police officer Brij Bhushan says two of the attackers were arrested in Murthiya, a village in Sonbhadra district, 300...

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

Jul. 17, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others. Police officer Brij Bhushan says two of the attackers were arrested in Murthiya, a village in Sonbhadra district, 300...

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

Jul. 17, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others. Police officer Brij Bhushan says two of the attackers were arrested in Murthiya, a village in Sonbhadra district, 300...

Netanyahu makes history as Israel's longest-serving leader

Jul. 17, 2019 7:04 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister, he is solidifying his place as the country's greatest political survivor and the most dominant force in Israeli politics in his generation. He has persevered through scandals, crises and conflicts, winning election...

Taiwan party picks mayor over ex-Foxconn chief for 2020 run

Jul. 15, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing. The Nationalist Party said Han Kuo-yu had won the presidential primary after opinion poll results gave him a 45...

Taiwan defends US arms deal after China sanctions threat

Jul. 13, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Saturday defended a proposal to purchase $2.2 billion in arms from the U.S., following a Chinese announcement that it would sanction any American companies involved in the deal. U.S. weapons help strengthen Taiwan's self-defense in the face of a growing military threat from...

Egyptian mediators arrive in Gaza to call for calm

Jul. 12, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian meditators arrived in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Friday after fears of renewed tension along the enclave's border with Israel a day after the Israeli military shot and killed a Hamas militant. The Egyptian delegation, comprised of senior officials of the...