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A Palestinian security unit mans a checkpoint at an entrance of in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, July 2, 2020. The Palestinian Authority has announced a five-day total lockdown in the West Bank starting Friday, in response to a major increase in coronavirus cases and deaths in recent days. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Wedding season brings new virus outbreak in West Bank

Jul. 8, 2020 2:57 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — By the end of May, the Palestinian Authority appeared to have quashed a coronavirus outbreak in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, with only around 400 confirmed cases and just two fatalities in the territory, following a nearly three-month lockdown. Then the wedding invitations...

Palestinians burn a cutout of the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during a protest against his visit to Israel and U.S. President Donald Trump's Mideast initiative, in the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, May 23, 2020.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Israeli troops kill Palestinian driver who hit soldier

May. 14, 2020 10:54 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man who allegedly rammed his car into a soldier in the southern West Bank on Thursday, the army said, the latest in a string of violence in recent days. The military said the Palestinian driver struck an Israeli soldier near the West Bank...