Fifteen thousand workers pass through the checkpoint daily according to the West Bank Labour Association as Palestinian workers provide a cheap labour force for Israeli bosses.
The 69th anniversary of the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palenstinans during the1948 war was marred by clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza.
Palestinians held a general strike in solidarity with hundreds of prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike for 11 days, with some officials calling it the largest in years.
There's anger in the West Bank as the Israeli army has begun the process of removing illegal settlers from Palestinian land.
A Palestinian official says Israel seeks to transform the ancient cemetery into a ‘national park' for Jews.
A long-awaited museum dedicated to Palestinian culture and history has officially opened in the occupied West Bank, but the building currently has no exhibits.
Johannesburg donates Nelson Mandela's bronze statue which symbolizes the struggle against apartheid to Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank
Israeli police shoot dead two Palestinians who allegedly tried to stab security personnel in occupied West Bank
Israel says it will confiscate 1,250 acres of land in occupied West Bank for more illegal settlements
Israeli military court charges soldier with manslaughter for killing wounded Palestinian Abdel Fattah al Sharif
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