Christians living in the West Bank are angry at a drop in the number of permits allowing them to travel to Jerusalem for Easter.
US President Barack Obama yesterday made his first visit to the West Bank, featuring brief talks and a joint press conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
On his first visit to the West Bank, US President Barack Obama met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.
US President Barack Obama yesterday arrived in Tel Aviv for his first visit to Israel and the West Bank while in office.
US President Barack Obama makes first presidential visit to Jerusalem and Ramallah, on the West Bank, on 20-21 March.
Two ministers in Israel’s new governing coalition declared yesterday that settlement expansion in the Palestinian Territories will continue under the new government.
The Palestinian village of Battir sits between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on the 1949 Armistice Line and includes ancient agricultural features and aqueducts built into the surrounding hillside.
Residents of a historic Palestinian village are fighting Israel's plan to extend its separation wall across its land, threatening ancient agricultural remains.
Israeli and Palestinian officials are currently in Washington to plan the details of Barack Obama’s first visit to the West Bank and Israel during his presidency.