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Miriam Berger

Alienation drives young Palestinians beyond politics

25 Jan 2018

GAZA/JERUSALEM Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trump's decision to treat Jerusalem as Israel's capital. | Video

A cross to bare: tattoos and tradition in Jerusalem

20 Dec 2017

JERUSALEM A small shop in the heart of Jerusalem's walled Old City offers Christian pilgrims indelible memories of their visit to the holy city: tattoos with religious designs unchanged for centuries.

For some Palestinians in love, this slum is the only place to live

09 Nov 2017

JERUSALEM Kafr Aqab is no one's dream destination: the overcrowded neighbourhood separated from adjacent East Jerusalem by Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank is notorious for rutted roads, drugs and violence.

Palestinians resume security ties with Israel, eye Gaza enforcement

08 Nov 2017

RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's administration said on Wednesday it had resumed security coordination with Israel in the occupied West Bank, frozen in July, and sought sole security control of the Gaza Strip, where Hamas Islamist forces dominate.

Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models

16 Oct 2017

TEL AVIV Israeli lawmakers want to tighten a ban on the employment of underweight models and on the undeclared digital slimming-down of fashion images, amid concern that the measures are being routinely flouted even as they are adopted abroad.

Palestinians share appetite for traditional food

25 Aug 2017

HEBRON, West Bank For a people struggling to establish their own state, traditional food is an important part of the national heritage, and for Palestinians in the West Bank that goes well beyond the standard hummus (chickpea paste).

Israel's El Al counts on new Boeing 787s to lure back customers

23 Aug 2017

BEN GURION AIRPORT, Israel El Al Israel Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on Wednesday in a $1.25 billion investment aimed at renewing its long-range fleet, halting a drop in its market share and winning back business customers.

Ageing and ailing, who will succeed current Palestinian leaders?

09 Aug 2017

JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinian politics is a relentless and often fruitless pursuit: after more than two decades of on-off negotiations, a state remains out of reach. Now add to the mix rising age and failing health.

What's the issue with metal detectors in Jerusalem?

24 Jul 2017

JERUSALEM For 10 days, Jerusalem has been in the grip of the worst bloodshed for years over Israel's decision to install metal detectors at the entrance to the Old City's holy compound.

What's the issue with metal detectors in Jerusalem?

24 Jul 2017

JERUSALEM For 10 days, Jerusalem has been in the grip of the worst bloodshed for years over Israel's decision to install metal detectors at the entrance to the Old City's holy compound.

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