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Over 3,500 participants run the Palestinian marathon

and around the world participating . Bethlehem governor Abdel Fatah Hamayel and Mayor Vera Baboun welcomed ... participating. Bethlehem governor Abdel Fatah Hamayel and Mayor Vera Baboun welcomed the runners in Manger Square. Police ...

11/04/2014 - 14:52 - comment 0

Despite Israeli violence, thousands of Christians mark Holy Saturday in Jerusalem

Jerusalem.Bethlehem Mayor Vera Baboun said that the Easter this year is no different than any other year for the city, ... Bethlehem mayor Vera Baboun, and Bethlehem police chief Alaa Shalabi and will take place in the Nativity ... the holiday in Jerusalem, except for the few who were given permits to enter by Israeli authorities.Baboun ...

19/04/2014 - 12:06 - comment 0

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why: topless Femen is coming to Bethlehem

and the women arrive in Palestine, action against this visit will be taken,” he said. Vera Baboun, mayor ... against patriarchy and gender inequality. Baboun said that activists from the Femen group will visit ...

Editor's Choice - 02/12/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Palestinians hope Pope visit to Bethlehem will boost international support

visit. Bethlehem Mayor Vera Baboun said the people of her city badly need peace. Francis’s visit ...

25/05/2014 - 07:16 - comment 0

Santa can fly, even above the apartheid wall! Despite all, Bethelehem witnesses a resurgence in tourism

this imbalance, Vera Baboun, a Palestinian Catholic and Bethlehem’s first female mayor since 2012, aims ... Baboun said.The pilgrims – who mostly come from Russia, the U.S. and Poland – descend on the town ... to the residents, help them to live here,” Baboun explained. “ Bethlehem is not a museum.” Palestinian tourist ...

24/12/2013 - 10:46 - comment 0

Holy boobs? FEMEN's female warriors push their protest of Xmas in Bethlehem

any!"Bethlehem mayor Vera Baboun said in a statement in early December that while FEMEN members are welcome ...

Editor's Choice - 26/12/2013 - 14:25 - comment 0