Nablus

   49th anniversary of the formation of the Fatah movement...epa04006024 Palestinians wave Palestinian flags during a rally to mark  the 49th anniversary of the formation of the Fatah movement in the West Bank City of  Nablus  , 02 January 2014.

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Palestinians wave flags during a rally to mark the 49th anniversary of the formation of the Fatah movement in the West Bank City of Nablus. Read more

Palestinian protesters burn tyres as clashes broke out with Israeli security forces during a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, on June 16, 2013. Earlier in the week the United States sharply criticized Israel's plans to move ahead with 1,000 new settlers homes on the West Bank, saying it was unhelpful to US efforts to kickstart peace talks.

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Palestinian protesters burn tyres as clashes broke out with Israeli security forces during a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, on Friday. Read more

Members of the ancient Samaritan community attend the pilgrimage for the holy day of Passover at the religion's holiest site on the top of Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus, early Tuesday, April 30, 2013. According to tradition, the Samaritans are descendants of Jews who were not deported when the Assyrians conquered Israel in the 8th century B.C. Of the small community of close to 700 people, half live in a village at Mount Gerizim, and the rest in the city of Holon near Tel Aviv. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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Members of the Samaritan community attend the pilgrimage for the holy day of Passover at the religion’s holiest site on the top of Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus, early on Tuesday. According to tradition, the Samaritans are descendants of Jews who were not deported when the Assyrians conquered Israel in the 8th century BC. Read more