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Coronavirus: 15 Americans quarantined in hotel in Bethlehem: Spokesman

Saturday, 07 March 2020

Fifteen American tourists have been quarantined in a hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem as ......

Palestinian president declares 30-day state of emergency due to coronavirus

Thursday, 05 March 2020

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a 30-day state of emergency on Thursday after ......

Thousands mark Christmas in West Bank town of Bethlehem

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Thousands of Christian pilgrims on Tuesday flocked to the West Bank town of Bethlehem, celebrating ......

Hundreds gather for Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Bethlehem

Sunday, 01 December 2019

Hundreds of people packed Bethlehem’s main square on Saturday for the annual Christmas tree ......

Wooden relic of Jesus manger on pre-Christmas display in Jerusalem

Saturday, 30 November 2019

A fragment of wood reputed to be from the manger where Jesus was laid after his humble birth went on ......

Fragment of Jesus manger arrives in Bethlehem

Saturday, 30 November 2019

A wooden fragment believed to be from the manger of Jesus arrived in his birthplace of Bethlehem on ......

Palestinian shot dead after ramming car into Israeli civilians in West Bank

Friday, 16 August 2019

Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian driver they said had carried out a car-ramming attack on ......

Byzantine font discovered at Nativity Church

Saturday, 22 June 2019

A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian ......

Orthodox worshippers mark Christmas in Bethlehem

Sunday, 06 January 2019

Hundreds of Orthodox Christians began marking Christmas in Bethlehem Sunday, as protesters ......

Christmas cheer at Jesus’s traditional birthplace of Bethlehem

Monday, 24 December 2018

Filing past a 16-metre (52-ft) Christmas tree in Manger Square, visitors from all over the world ......

On Christmas, here are five things to know about Jesus in Islam

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Christmas is upon us and as Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, it ......

Bethlehem receives Christians from all over the world- except Gaza

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Bethlehem announced that it was done with preparations for Christmas celebrations, and was ready to ......

Egypt’s Copts on ‘forbidden’ path to Jerusalem, despite vague pilgrimage ban

Saturday, 07 April 2018

The ban on pilgrimage to Jerusalem is associated to the late Pope Shenouda III who objected to the ......

Banksy selling Palestinian history – why it matters

Friday, 08 September 2017

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Christians in West Bank celebrate Christmas

Saturday, 07 January 2017

Thousands of Christians from the eastern tradition gathered in Bethlehem on Friday for Christmas Eve ......

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