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by Siraj Davis
Near Madaba, Jordan, and connected to the Jordan River, is Bethany Beyond the Jordan (Al-Maghtas in Arabic). It is a bustling attraction constantly inundated with tourists: those who come every January for the Epiphany/Theophany celebrations, those who desire to glance at the site where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, or where Saint Mary the Egyptian traveled after her conversion, and where the Elijah ascended to heaven in a flaming chariot. A preponderance of Byzantine and Roman artifacts saturate the locale and highlight its historical significance. more >>
by IMEMC News & Agencies/PNN
14-year-old teen Khaled Al-Sheikh from Beit 'Anan village, West Jerusalem, was kidnapped by Israeli forces and has been detained for 40 days, now, under the pretext of throwing stones at Israeli soldiers. more >>
by Alex Shams
The short documentary "Khelil Helwa (Hebron is Beautiful)" follows a young boy from Hebron's Tel Rumeida neighborhood as he goes about his daily life, uncovering the matrix of Israeli military control that defines every aspect of life in the occupied West Bank. more >>
by the International Solidarity Movement
Murad Eshtewi was released from prison on January 22, 2015. He was arrested on April 29th, 2014, serving 10 months in Israeli military prison. more >>
by IMEMC News & Agencies
A group of activists for racial justice in the United States have released a video filmed in Nazareth, in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle against Israeli apartheid. more >>
by IMEMC News & Agencies
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) recently held a meeting with journalists, to announce its release of a special report and documentary film dealing with the violations against journalists and media outlets during the Israeli attack on Gaza of 2014. more >>
by IMEMC News & Agencies
For Palestinians and people of conscience everywhere, 2014 will be remembered as the year in which Israel carried out its bloodiest massacre, ever, of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip. more >>
At this time of every year, the whole world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ with shining lights, Christmas carols, colors and winter coziness. And, with the Christ being born in the little town of Bethlehem, this town has a unique essence of celebration and spirit. more >>
by IMEMC News & Agencies
A recently made documentary entitled "Ireland & Palestine" looks at the similarities, solidarity and campaign work of the Irish people for Palestine. more >>
by IMEMC News & Agencies
His Beatitude Fouad Twal, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, expressed in a Christmas message sent out through his Vicar in Jerusalem and Palestine, Bishop William Shomali, his concern over a possible Israeli court decision regarding the "Cremisan case", in which land belonging to 58 Palestinian Christian families from the city of Beit Jala, north west of Bethlehem, might be separated by the Israeli Apartheid Wall. more >>
Othman, 15, has been under house arrest for the past 11 months on suspicion of throwing   stones.
by DCI-Palestine
Ramallah, December 11, 2014—Othman, 15, is sitting at the top of a narrow staircase in the front porch of his family’s home in the Old City, in Jerusalem. He almost never smiles or laughs, and he doesn't speak much. He has been under house arrest for the past 11 months, during which time he was only able to leave the house occasionally with his mother or father. more >>
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