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Palestinians Setup a Tent at Ush Ghrab (East Beit Sahour, near Bethlehem) to Protest a Planned Settlement

Sunday October 28, 2012 15:11 by George Rishmawi – IMEMC News Dozens of Palestinians accompanied with international supports setup a protest tent in the Ush Ghrab area of eastern Beit Sahour, near Bethlehem on Sunday. The action, which was organized by the Popular Resistance Committee in Beit Sahour, aims at stopping the planned construction of […]

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Israel releases latest plan for Wall around Bethlehem-area village of al Walaja

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 09:03 Thayer Hastings for the Alternative Information Center (AIC) The Palestinian village of al Walaja sits on a beautiful hillside. Along with its endowed landscape, al Walaja is targeted by the Israeli authorities for impeding the dream of an ethnically monogamous ‘greater Jerusalem’. Since 1971 the Gilo and Har Gilo colonies adjacent […]

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Bethlehem celebrates Orthodox Christmas

Related: Israel’s crimes against Christianity | Christianty – in pictures Maan News Agency – Jan 6, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Scouts and marching bands paraded through Bethlehem’s streets on Friday as Christians welcomed their archbishops and patriarchs to mark Christmas Eve in the Orthodox calendar. Processions began early as over 2,120 scouts in 16 troops […]

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