The settler population in the West Bank has grown by around 13 percent since Donald Trump took office in 2017 and their number has reached 475,481, the report by the West Bank Jewish Population Stats revealed.
Israeli prime minister welcomes fourth US-brokered deal between Israel and an Arab country but Palestinians worry it will increase Israel's settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank.
President Ilham Aliyev says his country's troops have freed 23 more villages from Armenian occupation, a day after liberating the key town of Shusha in landlocked region.
The top Palestinian diplomat says any Israeli annexation of occupied Palestinian territories will be a "crime" in his speech at a meeting of the UN Security Council.
His power-sharing agreement with former election rival, centrist Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, opens the way for Netanyahu to proceed towards a pledged de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, land Palestinians seek for a state.
Since the onset of the health crisis, Palestinian officials allege the Arab population of Israeli-occupied east Jerusalem has been overlooked by Israeli efforts to curb the spread of the virus.
Since the Gaza demonstrations began in March last year, Israeli forces have killed nearly 270 protesters and wounded thousands.
The move to scrap a law key to the Kashmir accession treaty is likely to inflame tensions in the disputed zone, where many see India as an occupying force.
Ahed Tamimi and Dareen Tatour are equally heroic Palestinians, and both have an important message for the world. But only one of these voices does not get the recognition it deserves.
Refused refuge in the occupied Golan Heights, civilians displaced in southwest Syria face a new range of threats. Their plight lies in stark contrast with the Israelis flocking to the disputed region for war tourism just a few kilometres away.
The measure that seeks to ban the import of West Bank settlement products must still pass several hurdles before becoming law.
Two soldiers and three suspected rebels were killed in an overnight gunbattle in the disputed Himalayan region, officials say.
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