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The Palestine News Network (PNN) has an open wave covering the marking of Christmas Eve in Bethlehem's Manger Square, where thousands of ... Speaking about Trump's decision to make Israel the capital of Palestine, Salman said that the municipality held a press conference the day before, with ...
Vatican CITY -- Pope Francis in Christmas Eve remarks likened the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem to the migrations of millions of people today ... Crowds were thinner than previous years in Bethlehem as visitors, particularly Arab Christians living in Israel and the West Bank, appeared to be ...

graffiti artist Banksy's The Walled Off Hotel has attracted tourists to the West Bank and raised awareness of the Palestinian cause using street art, but is it also .... Palestine and abroad who condemn Banksy's antics, regarding it as "conflict tourism" which exploits Palestinian suffering and normalises Israel's ...
... a Lutheran pastor and president of Dar al-Kalima University College of arts and culture in Bethlehem - Christians comprised about 11 percent of the overall population of Ottoman Palestine (including present-day Israel, Gaza and the West Bank) in 1900. That number has since dwindled to 1.7 percent, ...
The festive annual Christmas celebration in the West Bank city of Bethlehem is clouded this year by concerns about the Palestinians future -- and criticism of the Trump Administration. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, these are the ...
Violence after Trump's Jerusalem declaration dampens Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem ... Crowds were thinner than previous years as visitors, especially Arab Christians living in Israel and the West Bank, appeared to be deterred by clashes that have broken out in recent weeks between Palestinian ...

Bethlehem has been the subject of countless carols and Nativity plays, but the real story of the little town is far more complex. Bethlehem had a long history even before it became known as the site of Jesus Christ's birth. Now it sits at the heart of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. [Find out ...
Bethlehem, West Bank -- A Christmas tree inside the doorway beckoned travelers to the Jacir Palace Hotel, a luxury inn in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. ... Since President Trump's recognition this month of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinians have been clashing intermittently with Israeli forces ...
Bethlehem, West Bank -- President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital looms large in Christmas festivities this year in the ... Yet Bethlehem also offers a stage for a Palestinian rebuttal: banners proclaiming Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Palestine have been draped over ...
Bethlehem, West Bank - Thirty years ago Bassem Giacaman, whose large extended family has lived in this town for generations, immigrated to ... held sporadic demonstrations to protest President Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that the ...
Bethlehem, West Bank -- President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital looms large in Christmas festivities this year in the ... Yet Bethlehem also offers a stage for a Palestinian rebuttal: Banners proclaiming Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Palestine have been draped over ...
Those with passionate feelings about Israel's occupation of the West Bank -- that is to say, those who object to the choice of the word -- probably ... Readers looking for a holiday story might be disappointed, although sections on Joseph and Mary's journey from Jerusalem to Bethlehem and Herod and the ...
Alternativity review: Banksy joins Danny Boyle to make Bethlehem cool ... place just round the corner from actual Jesus's actual birthplace, in the car park of the Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem, and in the shadow of the Israeli West Bank Barrier. ... Even if the nearest he's been to Palestine or Israel is Majorca.
Pope Francis touches the wall dividing Israel from the West Bank, on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square next to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. May 25, 2014REUTERS. Mr. President, the children of Palestine deserve to celebrate Christmas and enjoy the spirit of ...
PLO Says Israel Is Attempting to 'Eradicate' Palestinians ... Ramot in an area of the occupied West Bank that Israel annexed to Jerusalem. ... Ashrawi's complaint comes on the heels of new land confiscation in Beit Lahm (Bethlehem) with the ... cultural, demographic and geographical realities of Palestine.
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Teqoua' town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and injured a young man with ...
In Jenin, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded homes in Arraba town, and abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Tareq ...

Inspired by Trump, Israel Has Lost Its Shame ... Benjamin Netanyahu kissing each other in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, November 6, 2017.
Bethlehem, West Bank (CNN) It was a royal reveal of sorts. ... section of the large concrete wall Israel has built around much of the West Bank. ... expressing support for a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine.
In Bethlehem district, Israeli forces detained two young Palestinians aged 20 and 18 years from the town of Tuquo, east of Bethlehem after ...
A couple kisses inside The Church of the Nativity in West Bank town of Bethlehem December 24, 2011. ... adjacent East Jerusalem by Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank is notorious for rutted roads, drugs and violence.
Palestinians living in Area C - the more than 60 per cent of the West Bank under full Israeli military control - must apply for construction permits ...
Israel and the Palestinian Authority were two of the places with the most dramatic rise ... Topping the list was Palestine, as the PA is called in UN publications. ... of the Walled Off Hotel, a hotel started by the artist Banksy in Bethlehem. ... raised awareness in Europe about the option of visiting the West Bank.
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening and Monday at dawn, seven Palestinian children, including two children, 10 years of age, and ...
Israel hands over three Palestinian minors to PA ... (PA)'s forces, hours after they were arrested in Jerusalem's southern city of Bethlehem.
No, Banksy isn't the artist behind the West Bank Trump murals ... President Trump appeared on Israel's West Bank separation barrier last week, it set ... a nine-room guest house that Banksy opened in the town of Bethlehem. ... the border wall in Palestine is one of the least known but biggest border walls in ...
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International ... Palestinian Authority this week insisted that coordination with Israel will remain frozen. ... south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with many ...
... blocs in the occupied West Bank settlement of Beit El, July 29, 2015. ... Israeli illegal settlement activities in Occupied Palestine have ... in the city-sized illegal settlement Beitar Illit south of Bethlehem, where 50,000 Zionist settlers live. ... as much for settlement in the land of Israel as the government which I ...
... Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, ... The resolution, which was passed last December, states that Israel's ...
Dr Ihab Bseiso, Palestinian culture Minister, opened an icon exhibition on Friday, 4 August 2017, entitled 'Icons today, the new birth of an old ...
New Trump murals in West Bank bear markings of a Banksy job ... skullcap on Israel's West Bank separation barrier in the city of Bethlehem.
Beitar Illit is the second largest illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. It was built in 1990 as part of the Gush Etzion settlement bloc in the ...
Bethlehem barrier Palestinians walk past graffiti depicting U.S. President Donald Trump on the controversial Israeli Barrier in the West Bank ...
... on Israel's West Bank separation barrier in the city of Bethlehem. ... an oversized President Trump appeared Friday in Israel's West Bank, just ...
Clashes continue in the West Bank and Jerusalem Al-Quds between ... for almost two weeks after Israel installed security equipment, including ...
The stated goal of our four day trip into the West Bank was to participate ... We didn't meet with any Palestinians from Gaza, or from Israel itself ...
Israeli settlers on Wednesday had installed caravans near the village of Nahalin, west of Bethlehem, central West Bank. Head of Nahalin ...
Bethlehem, August 21, 2017 (WAFA) - Israeli forces Monday ... the village from the "green line" that separates the West Bank from Israel.
Speaking to visitors of the tourism fair Astindo Fair 2017 held in Jakarta on March 24-26, Edwien said that right now most of Indonesians think Bethlehem is in Israel, while in fact the holy city and other religious tourist sites are in Palestine's ...
Federal Labor MPs Meryl Swanson, Milton Dick and Liberal MP Tony Pasin addressed an Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) luncheon in Sydney ...
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Monday, March, 27, 2017.
Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and earlier Monday, eighteen Palestinians, including a journalist and one woman, during invasions of homes and property, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, mainly from Bethlehem and Tulkarem, the ...
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the villages of Husan, west of Bethlehem, and al-Jalama, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched many homes and abducted six young men. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers ...
protests erupted worldwide after Israeli occupation forces killed Basil al-Araj, a prominent Palestinian activist, during a predawn raid on a West Bank home the morning of March 6. Basil, 31 years old, returned the invaders' fire and fended ... Within ...
I want to go to Palestine - a country recognized by 136 countries around the world. But your law, astoundingly, prevents me from visiting that ... But I'm not trying to visit Israel. I want to go to Bethlehem and Nablus, Ramallah and Hebron, Jenin and ...
The Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem is only four metres (yards) from the controversial wall which cuts through the occupied West Bank.
In May, he will cross the imposing separation barrier that Israel has erected to visit the birthplace of Jesus. He plans to meet the Christian mayor of Bethlehem, Vera Baboun, and Palestinian Christians whose homes, land and livelihoods have been ...
Bethlehem, West Bank, March 20 (Reuters) - Guests began arriving at the Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem on Monday, the quirky guesthouse created by British street artist Banksy that stands a few feet away from Israel's towering security barrier in the ...
For seven years, Israel barred Shawan Jabarin, head of one of Palestine's most prominent human rights organizations, from leaving the West Bank to speak about Israeli rights abuses. This week, after months of empty threats by Israeli officials to ...
The grand opening of Bethlehem's spectacular new dinosaur and giant insect exhibition was a roaring success and attracted worldwide news coverage.


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