Photo of clergymen participating in Christmas celebrations in West Bank

Thousands Mark Christmas in West Bank Town of Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Thousands of Christian pilgrims on Tuesday flocked to the West Bank town of Bethlehem, celebrating Christmas Eve in the traditional birthplace of Jesus. “We love this opportunity. We have 40 people and many of them are from the U.S. a...
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Palestinians Protest US Settlement Decision in ‘Day of Rage’

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Thousands of Palestinian protesters took part in a “day of rage” across the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, with some groups clashing with Israeli forces to protest the U.S. announcement that it no longer believes Israeli settlements viola...
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Israel’s Arabs Poised to Gain New Voice After Tight Election

JERUSALEM — Israel's Arab coalition appears poised to emerge as the main opposition bloc following Tuesday's election, a historic first that would grant a new platform to a long-marginalized minority. In absolute terms, the Arab bloc appears to have repeate...