Sabreen Taha

Water shortages hit West Bank Palestinians, provoking war of words

Aug 23 2016

HEBRON, West Bank At the peak of a searing summer, Palestinians living in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank are suffering from severe water shortages, prompting a war of words between Palestinian and Israeli officials over who is responsible.

For Palestinian women, abortion can mean lies, jail or worse

Mar 08 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank "Fatma", a mother of twins with a demanding workload, was distraught to discover she was pregnant again. Her doctor agreed to perform an abortion, she says, only after she promised to pretend the procedure had been a medical emergency.

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