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Mustafa Abu Ganeyeh

Christmas cheer at Jesus's traditional birthplace of Bethlehem

25 Dec 2018

BETHLEHEM, West Bank Filing past a 16-meter (52-ft) Christmas tree in Manger Square, visitors from all over the world made a Christmas Eve pilgrimage to Bethlehem, the town revered as the birthplace of Jesus. | Video

Angered by Trump, Palestinian protesters disrupt business seminar U.S. helped organise

30 Jan 2018

BETHLEHEM, West Bank Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trump's policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.-coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped away.

Banksy hotel without a view opens to guests in Bethlehem

20 Mar 2017

BETHLEHEM, West Bank 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 occupied West Bank.

Welcome to the wall - artist Banksy opens Bethlehem hotel

03 Mar 2017

BETHLEHEM, West Bank Under an army watchtower and across the street from the concrete wall Israel has built in parts of the occupied West Bank, street artist Banksy has opened a guesthouse in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem.

Amid Middle East gloom, Christmas brings some cheer in Bethlehem

20 Dec 2016

BETHLEHEM, West Bank This Christmas, for once, Bethlehem really can boast again that there is no room at the inn, as relative calm in the Israeli-occupied West Bank brings pilgrims and tourists flocking to the town of Jesus's birth.

Palestinian swimmer glides past obstacles to reach Rio Games

28 Jun 2016

BETHLEHEM, West Bank Palestinian swimmer Mary al-Atrash can't wait to make a splash at the Rio Olympics in August, but participation, rather than a podium finish, is probably the best she can hope for.

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