Battir (Palestine)

Type: City
Name: Battir (Palestine)
Country: Palestine
Latitude: 31.73
Longitude: 35.130001
population: 4,186
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

West Bank settlers exporting dates labelled as ‘Made in Palestine’

‘Made in Palestine': New slogan for marketing Israeli products Middle East Monitor 23 Sept — Along one of the roads in the city of Ariha in the north of the occupied West Bank, merchants Khaldoun and Hassan regularly receive 30 tons of dates produced ... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Senior defense official: No operational reason to build West Bank Battir barrier at present

Building a three-kilometer stretch of the security barrier near the West Bank Palestinian village of Battir is “not a priority” at present, a senior defense official told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday night.“At present, there is no operational reason to ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

“Ramat Nuway’ima” and a new plan for ethnic cleansing in Palestine

:45PNN/ BethlehemIsraeli forces carry on with their ethnic cleansing policies in “C” areas, and “A1” areas which compose 60% of the west bank. The occupation proceeds  evicting Bedouin groups from east Jerusalem to a city  currently being built to the ... [Published Palestine News Network - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Palestinian World Heritage site faces defacement threat

By Ido LivenThe Palestinian village of Battir, just six kilometres southwest of Jerusalem and a similar distance from Bethlehem, is the latest to be trapped in the gap between international recognition and Israel’s policies in the West Bank.The village’s ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Palestine posters archive nominated to UNESCO Memory of the World program

In early August, the nomination of a major collection of posters from the Palestine Poster Project Archives  was accepted for formal review by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization’s Memory of the World program. The UNESCO ... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sites in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Palestine join UNESCO World Heritage List

The famous water terraces of Battir Village. (Asharq Al- Awsat) Paris, Asharq Al-Awsat—Sites in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Palestine are the latest from the Arab world to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, joining others such as Petra in Jordan, ... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

A trip to Battir

Battir terraces. (Photo: Daniella Cheslow) Amidst the daily night raids into Palestinian villages across the West Bank and air raids over Gaza, a bit of good news came to Palestine with UNESCO’s vote for Battir as a World Heritage Site .  I decided ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Twenty six new properties added to World Heritage List at Doha meeting

The inscriptions of the 1000th site and Myanmar’s first property on the World Heritage List, were among the highlights of the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee, which ended today in Doha (Qatar). During its ten-day meeting, the Committee added ... [Published UNESCO - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli soldiers have killed 3 Palestinians in week since teens went missing

Violence / Raids / Attacks / Killings / Illegal arrests 2nd Palestinian youth dies after being shot by Israeli forces RAMALLAH (Ma‘an) 20 June — A 22-year-old youth on Friday succumbed to wounds sustained during an Israeli military raid on Qalandiya ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

UNESCO group votes to protect ancient Palestinian terraces from Israel’s wall

Battir terraces, photograph by Daniella Cheslow We have just learned of a major victory for Palestine: the village of Battir south of Jerusalem, renowned for 2000-year-old terraced plots and ancient olive trees, has been named a World Heritage Site ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

No one told me

The Terraces of Battir, May 2013 (Photo: Skip Schiel ) No one told me she was beautiful. No one spoke of her sky blues her cedar greensher spiky purple thistle that shouted, “Look at me!” No one told me. No one told me she was mesmerizing. ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 17 2014 - Updated May 18 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli Housing Minister predicts massive settler population growth over next five years

Uri Ariel at a cornerstone-laying ceremony for an East Jerusalem settlement, August 11, 2013. (Photo: Michal Fattal via Haaretz) Right-wing minister predicts explosive growth in settler population Reuters 16 May — The number of Jewish settlers ... [Published Mondoweiss - May 17 2014]

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West Bank settlers exporting dates labelled as ... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 24 2014]
Senior defense official: No operational reason ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 22 2014]
West Bank Battir barrier off the table for now [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 21 2014]
“Ramat Nuway’ima” and a new plan for ethnic cle... [Published Palestine News Network - Sep 20 2014]
New Palestinian World Heritage site faces defac... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 29 2014]
Palestine posters archive nominated to UNESCO M... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 16 2014]
Sites in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Palestine join UNE... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Jun 25 2014]
A trip to Battir [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 25 2014]
Twenty six new properties added to World Herita... [Published UNESCO - Jun 25 2014]
Israeli soldiers have killed 3 Palestinians in ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 21 2014]
UNESCO group votes to protect ancient Palestini... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 20 2014]
No one told me [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 17 2014]
Israeli Housing Minister predicts massive settl... [Published Mondoweiss - May 17 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: Wall battle at ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 21 2014]
Israel battles to hold Jerusalem with bulldozer... [Published Mondoweiss - Jan 29 2014]
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West Bank settlers exporting dates labelled as ... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 24 2014]
‘Made in Palestine': New slogan for marketing Israeli products Middle East Monitor 23 Sept — Along one of the roads in the city of Ariha in the north of the occupied West Bank, merchants Khaldoun and Hassan regularly receive 30 tons of dates produced ...
Palestine posters archive nominated to UNESCO M... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 16 2014]
In early August, the nomination of a major collection of posters from the Palestine Poster Project Archives  was accepted for formal review by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization’s Memory of the World program. The UNESCO ...
A trip to Battir [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 25 2014]
Battir terraces. (Photo: Daniella Cheslow) Amidst the daily night raids into Palestinian villages across the West Bank and air raids over Gaza, a bit of good news came to Palestine with UNESCO’s vote for Battir as a World Heritage Site .  I decided ...
Israeli soldiers have killed 3 Palestinians in ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 21 2014]
Violence / Raids / Attacks / Killings / Illegal arrests 2nd Palestinian youth dies after being shot by Israeli forces RAMALLAH (Ma‘an) 20 June — A 22-year-old youth on Friday succumbed to wounds sustained during an Israeli military raid on Qalandiya ...
UNESCO group votes to protect ancient Palestini... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 20 2014]
Battir terraces, photograph by Daniella Cheslow We have just learned of a major victory for Palestine: the village of Battir south of Jerusalem, renowned for 2000-year-old terraced plots and ancient olive trees, has been named a World Heritage Site ...
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