This town was originally named Beitar, originally Jewish until they were run out of that area. Battir is the Arab mispronunciation of the original name.
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from the article: UNESCO likely to recognize West Bank village's terraces as heritage site
Three points of dissent, including whether Israel will be able to control the broadcast and where the cameras will be situated, could lead to new tensions over flashpoint site.04:55 07.02.16 | 2 comments