Every year at Christmas time, people from around the world head for the West Bank city of Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity, where it is believed Jesus was born. This year the church shines more brightly than it has for centuries.
At least two are dead and a dozen injured during clashes with police Friday, as the protests extended into a second day. Thousands more protested across the Muslim world in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Ismail Haniyeh, leader of Hamas, has called for a new Palestinian intifada, or uprising, after US President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday. Violent protests have erupted in the West Bank.
Palestinians are staging a West Bank shutdown in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners in Israel's jails. US President Donald Trump is in Tel Aviv for talks toward peace in the Middle East.
Fifty years on and Israeli occupation continues. Peace is stalled. Elections delayed. Why, after so long, have the Palestinians achieved so little? Tim Sebastian meets Nabeel Shaath, adviser to the Palestinian president.
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