Bethlehem

Palestinian tries to stab soldiers in West Bank, shot dead: Israeli army

Palestinian tries to stab soldiers in West Bank, shot dead: Israeli army

The incident occurred at the Gush Etzion junction near a large bloc of Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

Jul 28, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Donald Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Donald Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Donald Trump made the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas, who was hoping to convince the unpredictable US president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state.

May 23, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

Donald Trump heads for Bethlehem to see Palestinian leader

After Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump will head to the Vatican City along with Brussels and Italy for NATO and G7 meetings.

May 23, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Palestinians renovate church at Jesus' birthplace

After two years of painstaking work, experts have completed the initial phase of a delicate restoration project at the Church of the Nativity, giving a much-needed face-lift to one of Christianity's holiest sites.

Feb 16, 2016, 12:26 PM IST

US Christian churches under constant attack, but ignored by major media, govt

 Christian churches in the US are constantly under attack, but the US government, politicians and major media ignore them while focusing on such incidents in India and elsewhere.

Dec 31, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

DNA: Today in History | December 25, 2015

Check out the historical events took place on today's date in this segment.

Dec 26, 2015, 12:23 PM IST
Karnataka Christians seek financial aid from govt for trips to 'Holy Land'

Karnataka Christians seek financial aid from govt for trips to 'Holy Land'

 Christian leaders belonging to various denominations of Karnataka region today submitted a memorandum to J R Lobo MLA, Chairman of the Legislature committee on the welfare of backward classes and minorities, seeking financial aid and other benefits from government for Christians to travel to Holy lands including Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Mount Sinai.

Sep 16, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Mosque torched near Bethlehem in suspected hate crime

 A West Bank mosque was set alight in a village near Bethlehem Tuesday with anti-Arab slogans in Hebrew sprayed on a nearby wall, Palestinian witnesses said.

Feb 25, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Mosque torched in West Bank

 A mosque was set ablaze early Wednesday in the West Bank village of Jabaa near Bethlehem, in another suspected hate crime by Jewish extremists, officials said.

Feb 25, 2015, 17:30 PM IST

Christmas pilgrims gather in Bethlehem after hard year

Millions of Christians around the world began Christmas celebrations Wednesday, with worshippers in the Middle East marking the occasion after a violence-plagued year that brought suffering to many.

Dec 25, 2014, 04:46 AM IST

Christmas pilgrims gather in Bethlehem after hard year

Pilgrims from across the world descended on Jesus's birthplace in Bethlehem on Wednesday to begin the global celebration of Christmas after a violence-plagued year brought suffering to many Middle Eastern Christians.

Dec 24, 2014, 20:46 PM IST

The Christmas Story: Away in a Manger

While there are many reasons why I love Christmas, the first and foremost reason is, it reminds me of the unconditional grace and love of Christ upon you and me.

Dec 12, 2014, 16:26 PM IST
The Christmas Story: Away in a Manger

The Christmas Story: Away in a Manger

While there are many reasons why I love Christmas, the first and foremost reason is it reminds me of the unconditional grace and love of Christ upon you and me.

Dec 11, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Palestinian woman shot after stabbing Israeli: Army

The Israeli army shot and wounded a Palestinian woman on Monday after she stabbed an Israeli civilian near a Jewish settlement bloc in the southern West Bank, the military said.

Dec 01, 2014, 16:12 PM IST

Israel to expropriate West Bank land around Bethlehem: Army

Israel announced on Sunday it will expropriate 988 acres of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, angering the Palestinians and alarming Israeli peace campaigners.

Aug 31, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

Israeli and Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican on June 8

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet at the Vatican and pray for peace together at an unprecedented gathering on June 8, the Vatican said on Thursday.

May 30, 2014, 02:22 AM IST

Pope Francis in Bethlehem urges an end to Middle East conflict

Pope Francis made a plea for peace on Sunday at the start of a pilgrimage to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, saying the prolonged Israel-Palestinian conflict had become unacceptable.

May 25, 2014, 15:29 PM IST

Pope lands in Bethlehem, nod to Palestinian state

Pope Francis landed today in the West Bank town of Bethlehem in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state as he began a busy second day of his Mideast pilgrimage.

May 25, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Once in David’s royal city

The angel told Mary that she has found favour in the eyes of God and she will bear the son of God.

Jan 17, 2014, 00:31 AM IST

Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem

A day after Christmas, mime your way through Arabic carols and join the solemn parade to Manger Square

Jan 07, 2014, 13:51 PM IST