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The labor force participation rate in the West Bank was 45.
In addition, the construction of the alternative Amihai settlement outpost which will replace Amona, it will cause separating the north part of the West Bank from its surroundings.
West Bank Palestinians demand that Gazans should act in response to the cartoon which depicts a Palestinian woman as a prostitute having an intimate relationship with a Jew who has one hand on her breast and the other on the trigger of a gun targeting her children.
The PA, which exercises limited self-rule in the West Bank, receives most of its aid from the US, the European Union and Arab nations.
The destruction, in Qusra village in the northern West Bank, followed a weekend during which 200 olive trees were uprooted and burned in groves around the villages of Huwwara and Einabus, 10 kilometers further north.
He added that despite all the efforts of the Israeli army and the Palestinian Authority (PA), "there is the possibility that Hamas may pull off a major operation in the West Bank or even inside Israel in the first half of next year.
The orders, which go into effect on Tuesday, were posted on an army website and allow for the deportation, in some cases in less than 72 hours, of an "infiltrator" -- defined as someone who does not hold an Israeli permit to reside in the West Bank.
Despite evidence of economic growth in the West Bank, its sustainability remains in question," the Bank said ahead of a donors conference in Madrid.
Islamic Jihad and al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, an offshoot of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement, said their operatives had killed an Israeli settler in the West Bank.
Embassy in Tel Aviv took an exhausting afternoon trek out to the fledgling desert community of Kalyah, in the West Bank territory Israel had taken from Jordan in the Six Day War just two years earlier.
Crawford, Texas--Prime Minister Sharon's visit to President George Bush in April, 2005 had the desired result: another affirmation that Israeli settlements on the West Bank will never be handed over to the Palestinians, thereby ensuring that an independent Palestinian state is illusory.
Israel also captured the Golan Heights from Syria and the West Bank of the Jordan River and East Jerusalem from Jordan.
Israelis credit this to the security barrier Israel is building to divide itself from the Palestinian territory of the West Bank.
The Israeli prime minister proposes to evacuate settlements in the Gaza Strip at the same time he reinforces other settlements on the West Bank.
Israel is considering moving Gaza Strip settlers to West Bank areas that it wants to annex under a final peace deal with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's spokesman said yesterday.
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