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 Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine

Birzeit is a Palestinian town north of Ramallah in the central West Bank. Its population in the 2007 census was 4529. Birzeit is a Christian town and home to Birzeit University.

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Israeli forces raiding the campus of Birzeit University in the West Bank. (Photo: via Twitter, file). Clashes broke out on Sunday between Israeli forces and Palestinian students of Palestine Technical University in the West Bank district of Hebron, with no injuries reported until the moment, according to director of students' ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Tuesday, a Palestinian teenage boy from Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and a young man in Birzeit, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Hizma town, before the soldiers broke into many homes, after smashing their ...

According to Rula Salameh, who was a freshman at Ramallah's Birzeit University when the intifada began, there wasn't a single student who hadn't joined a political party on campus. All students spent their time and energy helping their community and working towards the collective mission of liberating ...
We at Birzeit University call on the academic community to protest the Israeli government's deliberate harassment of international students and academics who travel to Palestine in order to study or work in Palestinian academic institutions. The past few years have seen many international students and ...
Israeli soldiers on Sunday injured one Palestinian and caused caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near the western entrance of Birzeit University, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man suffered a moderate injury, after the soldiers shot him with a ...
Israeli occupation forces raided Birzeit University, north of Ramallah, at raid today ransacking campuses, student union offices and confiscating pro-Palestinian banners and flags. According to a statement released by the university: “A large number of heavily armed Israeli forces stormed Birzeit's campus at ...

Birzeit, the top-ranking university in the West Bank, has allowed all the Palestinian factions, to compete in its student elections. Given the opportunity to participate and the prestige of a potential victory here, the Palestinian political parties have invested heavily to win over the years. "As a university, we ...
The artist, who was born in Birzeit in 1947, continues to live in Palestine and has been actively involved in the local art scene. He was the head of the League of Palestinian Artists in the late 1980s and later co-founded and served as the director of the Al-Wasiti Art Centre in East Jerusalem. He also played a ...
The Palestinian Orchestra performed its first musical storytelling in the threater of Birzeit University in the West Bank this week. (Xinhua photo). GAZA, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Palestinian Orchestra performed its first musical storytelling in the threater of Birzeit University in the West Bank this week by putting ...
Under the patronage of the UAE Minister of Tolerance, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Birzeit University has awarded the honorary doctorate to the Palestinian businessman Mr. Riyad Al Sadek for his excellence in community and economic development in the Arab world and for his generosity to ...
I completed my primary and middle school education at UNRWA schools inside the Qalandia refugee camp. I attended a secondary school in Ramallah, as there was not an UNRWA secondary school in the camp that could accommodate me. Now, I am studying journalism at Birzeit University, West Bank.
We at Birzeit University call on the academic community to protest the Israeli government's deliberate harassment of international students and academics who travel to Palestine in order to study or work in Palestinian academic institutions. The past few years have seen many international students and ...
Israeli soldiers on Sunday injured one Palestinian and caused caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near the western entrance of Birzeit University, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Medical sources said the young man suffered a moderate injury, after the soldiers shot him with a ...
Israeli occupation forces raided Birzeit University, north of Ramallah, at raid today ransacking campuses, student union offices and confiscating pro-Palestinian banners and flags. According to a statement released by the university: “A large number of heavily armed Israeli forces stormed Birzeit's campus at ...
Heneghan Peng Architects and Lara Zureikat designed the Museum of Palestine in Birzeit to be architecture and landscape at the same time. The project follows the slope of a hill overlooking the Mediterranean, a 40,000 square metre site next to Birzeit university campus. Taawon-Welfare, an independent ...
Established in 1924 as an elementary school for girls, Birzeit became a public university in 1975. The school, with the highest admission averages among Palestinian universities, offers graduate and undergraduate programs in information technology, engineering, sciences, social policy, arts, law, nursing, ...
Occupied West Bank - In a crowded auditorium on the Birzeit University campus in the West Bank, students pack the aisles to catch a glimpse of an election campaign launch. The hall is filled with green flags, while a video shows images of the Islamist group Hamas' political and military leaders in Gaza, ...

The Palestinian Museum, located in Birzeit, a town north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, opened its doors to the public in May 2016. The museum seeks to connect communities across historic Palestine and the diaspora, who cannot access its main site due to Israel's exclusionary closure policies, ...
It is one of the few associated projects that takes place in Jerusalem itself — the Museum is located in the West Bank city of Birzeit. Much of the Palestinian population (including Fadda) is barred from entering Jerusalem as a result of the ongoing Israeli occupation, which is considered illegal under ...
A professor of Cultural Studies at Birzeit University, Mustafa has given his verdict on the Abu Dhabi Louvre. "I am very pleased. There is nothing ...
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Ya'bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and ...
Abdul Haj Ibrahim, head of the Political Science Department at Birzeit University in Ramallah, contended to The Media Line that “Abbas was ...
During stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines, the president will engage with long-time allies to bolster support for ...
... the launching of the book “Ottoman Ramallah, 1515-1918” by Samih Hamuda (a Birzeit University lecturer born in Bethlehem) and published ...
Most students studying in Palestine go to Birzeit University, in Ramallah. Foreign language students are required to spend at least eight months ...
Chair of the Board of Directors and President of Birzeit University, Abdellatif Abuhijleh, Chief Executive of the Palestine-India Techno Park ...
Palestinian students pose with their diploma during their graduation ceremony at the end of the academic year on May 20, 2016 at Birzeit ...
Palestinian students pose with their diploma during their graduation ceremony at the end of the academic year on May 20, 2016 at Birzeit ...
PLO Executive Committee Member and Birzeit University Board of Trustees Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi congratulates Birzeit University for making the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rankings of the world's top universities. Chosen among more than 26,000 universities worldwide, Birzeit University is among a ...
Occupied West Bank - In a crowded auditorium on the Birzeit University campus in the West Bank, students pack the aisles to catch a glimpse of ...
... university that provides general music lessons in Palestine, although an Arabic music program exists in Ramallah's Birzeit University.
BIRZEIT, July 12, 2017 (WAFA) – Rozana association Wednesday launched the 9 th edition of the Birzeit Heritage week in the Old City of ...
... Jordan or the West Bank, with those choosing to study inside Palestinian territories often attending the notable Birzeit University in Ramallah.
Chair of the Board of Directors and President of Birzeit University Abdellatif Abuhijleh, Chief Executive of the Palestine-India Techno Park Laith ...
Ghassan Khatib of the West Bank's Birzeit University says Hamas's initiative is purely tactical. “Hamas seems to be trying to throw the hot potato ...
... 2015 while crossing Zaatara military checkpoint near Nablus on his way to work in Birzeit village near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.
Birzeit, Occupied West Bank - On a humid summer evening in Birzeit, the atmosphere in the Naseeb Azeez Shaheen Auditorium turned ...
Abu Sakha was working as a circus performer and teacher at the Palestinian Circus School in Birzeit, the occupied West Bank, where he taught ...
... when the Palestinian Museum opened in May 2016 near Birzeit in the West Bank, it had evolved to celebrate Palestinian culture in general, ...
Aligarh, September 9: Professor Samir M Rammal of the University of Birzeit, Palestine, an old student of AMU, who graduated from the ...
BIRZEIT, Ramallah—Sipping lemonade and orange juice, the crowd of local and international luminaries who attended the Palestinian ...
Birzeit, Occupied West Bank - Outside the white-walled facade of the Palestinian Museum in Birzeit, a cacophony of sharp, demanding voices ...
In May last year, when the Palestinian Museum was first unveiled on the outskirts of West Bank university town Birzeit, the US$24 million ...
The 2016 and 2015 campers visited "the monument erected for the Martyrs of Birzeit." The monument, on the campus of Birzeit University near ...
Palestinian students attend their graduation ceremony at the end of the academic year on July 1, 2017, at Birzeit University in the West Bank ...
Palestinian students pose with their diploma during their graduation ceremony at the end of the academic year on May 20, 2016 at Birzeit ...
Occupied West Bank - In a crowded auditorium on the Birzeit University campus in the West Bank, students pack the aisles to catch a glimpse of ...
The professor of international studies at Birzeit University said a shooting in Jerusalem al-Quds on Tuesday was a Palestinian reaction to the ...
BIRZEIT, July 12, 2017 (WAFA) – Rozana association Wednesday launched the 9 th edition of the Birzeit Heritage week in the Old City of ...
Jalazone resident Laith Khalidi, 15, was killed by an Israeli sniper in a watchtower at the Atara checkpoint north of the nearby town of Birzeit in July 2015. The army claimed he and other youths had thrown Molotov cocktails and paint bottles at the ...


 

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