Words nearby West Bank
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In the West Bank — where tensions among residents, Israeli soldiers, Palestinian Authority security forces and Jewish settlers already made for a volatile brew — clashes erupted in Ramallah, Bethlehem, Nablus and other West Bank cities.Israeli forces hit Hamas tunnels in Gaza as all-out war looms; more rockets rain down|Steve Hendrix, Michael E. Miller, Shira Rubin|May 14, 2021|Washington Post
With the PA largely AWOL during the recent events, yet working hard behind the scenes to keep a lid on West Bank unrest, Hamas saw an opportunity to demonstrate that it aspires to more than perpetuating its provincial government.
AnyVision was backed by Microsoft until 2019, when allegations arose that AnyVision’s technology was being used in a military surveillance project that tracked West Bank Palestinians.Facial Recognition Drones Will Use AI to Take the Perfect Picture of You|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|February 23, 2021|Singularity Hub
He’d seen a bear once in the zoo in Qalqilya, a West Bank town, but nothing like this.
West Bank residents have also been trapped inside the territory by its border to Jordan, a frontier also controlled by Israel, being shut for months during the pandemic.
There is, however, a separate wing of AQAP designed to inspire their followers to conduct attacks against the West.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The need for an Ebola vaccine in West Africa has never been greater.
With Ebola still raging in West Africa, the race to find a vaccine is heating up.
I meet Otis J. the night he arrives at “The Castle,” a West Harlem halfway house for newly-released convicts.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One that they cannot cash in at the bank to pay for their flats.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In sorting notes it is necessary to be able readily to distinguish between notes of this bank and notes of other reserve banks.
Thus far Boston banks have received more benefits from this bank than have the other banks in this district.
The volcanic eruptions of the mountains on the west broke down its barriers, and let its waters flow.
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for West Bank
Cultural definitions for West Bank
Land on the west bank of the Jordan River (see also Jordan River), formerly in the hands of Jordan, but captured by Israel in the Six-Day War of 1967. Israel has agreed to hand over part of the West Bank to the Palestinian Authority, but the Israeli government has been widely criticized for continuing to move civilian settlers as well as soldiers into the area. In 2001, in response to terrorist suicide bombings (see terrorism), Israel staged heavy military strikes against Palestinian cities in the West Bank.