The West Bank is a landlocked territory now under Israeli or joint Israeli-Palestinian Authority control. It shares boundaries with Israel and Jordan.
The West Bank was occupied by Israel in 1967. It has an estimated population of just under three million Palestinians, and approximately 370,000 Israeli settlers. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, illegal under international law. Israel disputes this Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to the West Bank.
Regarding Israeli settlements as inconsistent with international law "has not advanced the cause of peace," Pompeo said. The move goes against global consensus and jeopardizes Palestinian hopes for a two-state solution.
Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip.