Archive for August, 2009

Hebron

Hebron West Bank

A blocked up street in the Palestinian Old City of Hebron in the south of the West Bank. In most Arab cities, the Old City is the heart of the city: thriving, bustling and vibrant. The Old City of Hebron, however, is a virtual ghost town.

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Hebron

Hebron West Bank

A Palestinian boy standing near a small stall in the Old City of Hebron in the West Bank. In most Arab cities, the Old City is the heart of the city: thriving, bustling and vibrant. The Old City of Hebron, however, is a virtual ghost town.

The Old City of Jerusalem

Dome of the Rock

The Dome of the Rock in the Old City of Jerusalem. The Dome of the Rock is the third holiest site in Islam and is where the prophet Mohammed is purported to have ascended to Heaven.

 

Ramallah

Palestinian Martyr Poster

Palestinian martyr poster on the window of a woman’s clothing boutique in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, just north of Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Martyr posters are displayed publicly for Palestinians killed in the conflict with Israel.

 

West Bank

Wall West Bank

Israel’s controversial security barrier near the Qalandiya checkpoint, just north of JERUSALEM, in the WEST BANK.

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