The city is the Islamic State's last major stronghold in the country.
Middle East News
Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Egypt on his way back from Qatar, where head of Hamas Khaled Meshal resides. It was the highest-level visit from the organization since Egyptian President Morsi was overthrown.
Bethlehem hosted an open day of musical events last week, including a master class by a renowned French violinist. If only the Israeli army wasn't so busy creating stories for me to cover.
Russia set the new diplomatic process in motion after its air force helped the Syrian government and allied, Iran-backed militia defeat rebels in Aleppo city's east last month.
Hotel website says facilities and services in West Bank hotels now comparable with the best hotels in Israel.
Habib Elghanian, founder of Plascokar industries for which the building was named, had the edifice put up in the 1960's, in a pre-Islamic revolutionary era when the Jews fared well in Iran.
The victims included state employees, teachers and soldiers.
ISIS says four fighters undertook the shootout, which killed nine people on Sunday; security sources say perpetrators were Jordanian nationals.
Day after arrest, gunman who killed 39 in Istanbul says: 'I was given instructions to search for a new target… Reina looked suitable for the attack.'