A Palestinian uses a slingshot to hurl a stone towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, outside Israel’s Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Friday
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
A visitor places a candle in the Church of the Nativity, the site revered by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus, ahead of Christmas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Monday
A Palestinian boy dressed as Santa Claus holds a Palestinian flag as he stands in front of Israeli soldiers during a protest against the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of al-Masara near Bethlehem. Read more
A priest walks between columns inside the Church of Nativity, revered as the site of Jesus’s birth, ahead of Christmas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.
A Palestinian boy plays near Ibrahimi Mosque or the Tomb of the Patriarch, a religious site to Muslims and Jews, in the West Bank town of Hebron
A Palestinian protester and Israeli soldiers during a demonstration about Israeli settlers at the main entrance of Tuqua village, near the West Bank village of Bethlehem
A Palestinian youth uses a sling shot during clashes with Israeli security close to an army checkpoint in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinian communities around the Israeli occupied West Bank are marking the ninth anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat who passed away in Paris in November, 2004 at 75 after falling sick a month earlier.
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A Palestinian youth wears a mask to protect against tear gas during clashes with Israeli soldiers close to Israel’s Ofer military prison, near the West Bank village of Betunia.