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On Tuesday morning Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin to the West Bank city of Bethlehem; the visit was described as “historic”. Several Palestinian officials participated in the special welcome ceremony. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian medical sources in the West Bank city of Bethlehem reported Sunday that sixteen Palestinian workers were wounded when their van flipped over after Israeli soldiers pursued it near Husan town. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian medical sources reported Friday that a Palestinian farmer was injured when Israeli soldiers attacked several farmers, and fired concussion grenades at them, while working in their lands in "Roman area", east of Tiqoua in Bethlehem district. read full story / add a comment
The Tent of Nations, situated outside of Bethlehem, has become a symbol of self-sufficiency and self-sustainability for Palestine as the Nassar family fights for the land it has owned for nearly a century. read full story / add a comment
The popular Committee Against the Wall in Bethlehem, and the Popular Committee Against the Wall in Al-Ma’sara village, near Bethlehem, held their weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and Israel’s illegal settlements. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian sources reported that on Wednesday evening dozens of Israeli settlers closed the main road near Tiqua’ town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, blocking Palestinian traffic which led to an extended traffic jam. read full story / add a comment
Ma’an News Agency reported today on a Christian family whose four sons have all been imprisoned by the Israeli Military. "Since 2004, the whole family did not gather, not even once. Someone is always missing," said Alexandra Halabi, the Christian mother of four sons. read full story / add a comment
A group of armed extremist Israeli settlers occupied privately-owned Palestinian farmland at gunpoint. The land belongs to a resident of Al-Khader city, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. read full story / add a comment
Over 1,200 international visitors are expected to arrive to Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv to participate in the Welcome to Palestine 2012 campaign on Sunday April 15, said Dr. Abdelfattah Abu Srour, a spokesperson of the campaign stated on Monday. read full story / add a comment
Israeli military bulldozers demolished on Tuesday morning four houses in the town of Beit Jala near the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem Palestinian media sources reported. read full story / add a comment
Seven protestors have been injured when clashes erupted between stone throwing youth and Israeli soldiers stationed at the military checkpoint on the northern entrance of Bethlehem. read full story / add a comment
Dozens of local residents, and International peace activists, held the weekly non-violent protest against the Annexation Wall and Settlements in al-Ma’sara village, near Bethlehem. Israeli soldiers attacked the protestors leading to clashes leading to clashes between local youths and the army, no injuries were reported. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian farmers, from the southern West Bank villages of Al Khadier and Beit Iskaria, announced that a group of settlers stormed on Thursday morning their lands uprooted 100 young olive trees and took it all away. read full story / add a comment
Israeli troops invaded, on Tuesday afternoon, Al-Khader town, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and fired rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs at dozens of youth who hurled stones and empty bottles at them. read full story / add a comment
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