For 15 years, people in the West Bank village of Taybeh have had their own Oktoberfest celebration. Visitors and residents alike enjoy the locally-brewed beer, plus traditional Palestinian music and dancing.
Wall, fences and checkpoints have become a way of life in the West Bank. But now innovative startups are overcoming borders and connecting people throughout the area with the help of digitization.
The death of a young Palestinian woman in a so-called honor killing in the West Bank has sparked protests and calls for justice. Critics say the authorities must do more to ensure women are protected.
For a quarter century, the Taybeh Brewing Company has pioneered Palestinian beer. To improve its marketability in Israel and Palestine, the beer is kosher and, in its nonalcoholic form, halal.
Palestinian leaders have decided to "stop implementing agreements" with Israelis, President Mahmoud Abbas has said. The move comes after Israeli forces bulldozed dozens of Palestinian homes.
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