Dalia Hatuqa

Two visitors are shown standing a one taking a cell phone photo of the Church of the Nativity with bright white light shining from the windows above.

Jesus’ Bethlehem birthplace gets a makeover. But will it boost tourism? 


Palestinian officials are hoping that the nearly-completed restoration will boost tourism at a time when the West Bank remains under Israeli occupation, plagued by a political stalemate and hobbled by high unemployment.


For these vegans in the Palestinian territories, food is a form of protest


Muslim women chart their own path in #MeToo era

Christian icons are available in plenty of tourist shops in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, in the West Bank. But the ones painted by Palestinians are harder to find.

Many Christian icons are made in China. But these come from Bethlehem.

Khaldoun Barghouti, an ex-prisoner-turned-entrepreneur, serves up a chicken sandwich for a young customer in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Two Palestinian ex-prisoners open up Ramallah’s first food truck