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Israel to Cut Palestinian Village From Water Source in Order to Take Control of Farming Land (Haaretz)

Nir Hasson Nov 16, 2017 11:38 AM Haaretz – Israel News After a checkpoint moves deeper into the Palestinian area, residents of al-Walaja will no longer be able to visit the local spring or their fields beyond it Construction work … Continue reading

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Banksy Walled Off Hotel in Palestine to sell new works by elusive artist (Guardian)

Gift shop, which will open in autumn in West Bank, will sell pieces including crucifixes fashioned into grappling hooks The Walled Off hotel Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters Hannah Ellis-Petersen Friday 8 September 2017 02.47 AEST Last modified on Tuesday 28 November … Continue reading

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Victory for Palestinian Prisoners as 80% of Strike Demands Met

(Link to Friends of Bethlehem on Facebook) Palestinians celebrate after Palestinian prisoners ended a hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 27, 2017. | Photo: Reuters Published 28 May 2017 “We know that … Continue reading

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Donald Trump arrives in Bethlehem for talks with Abbas

(Link to Friends of Bethlehem on Facebook) Donald Trump arrives in Bethlehem for talks with Abbas Visit comes after US president failed to explain how to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks after meeting with Netanyahu. Trump is welcomed by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at … Continue reading

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