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On Sunday in Bethlehem, Pope Francis called for recognition of an independent Palestinian state.
Posted on May 26, 2014
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Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin is signaling that Pope Francis in his visit to Bethlehem on Sunday will strongly support the right of Palestinians to a sovereign state.
Posted on May 24, 2014
Two teenagers were hospitalized Monday after Israeli soldiers tried to end a Palestinian demonstration near Bethlehem by firing on the crowd, The New York Times reports.
Posted on Feb 25, 2013
A contemporary art gallery in New York opened an unauthorized show of works by England-based renegade graffiti artist Banksy on Aug. 25 that has incensed art critics, Banksy fans and residents of the West Bank in the Middle East. (more)
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