Tag Archives: Israeli

Activists Urge Airbnb to Remove Israeli Settlement Properties

An international coalition of NGOs called Thursday on Airbnb to remove rental properties in Jewish settlements in the West Bank from its website. A demonstration was held in Paris, and others were planned at Airbnb’s offices in London, and in the US cities of San Francisco and Portland. In the French capital, a small group of activists from the French ... Read More »

Waze Says Not at Fault for Israeli Soldiers Losing Way

Google-owned traffic app Waze hit back on Tuesday at suggestions its directions led Israeli soldiers into a Palestinian refugee camp where they were attacked, sparking bloody clashes. Two Israeli soldiers were said to be using the app when they mistakenly drove into the Qalandiya refugee camp overnight, sparking clashes as security forces deployed to rescue them that killed one Palestinian ... Read More »

Waze Leads Israeli Soldiers Astray, Results in Bloody Clashes

Heavy clashes broke out overnight after two Israeli soldiers using a traffic app mistakenly entered a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, leaving one Palestinian killed and 15 people wounded, officials said Tuesday. The two soldiers travelling in a jeep mistakenly entered the Qalandiya refugee camp while using the popular Israeli navigation app Waze and were targeted with rocks ... Read More »