Articles in Palestine ( 452 )

452 Articles of interest in Palestine

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  • Dome of Yusuf

    The Dome of Yusuf (Arabic: ‎ Qubbat Yusuf) is a free-standing domed-structure on the Temple Mount, located at the southern end of the Dome of the Rock terrace. It was built by Saladin in the late 12th century, and has been renovated several times.

  • Umm Tuba

    Umm Tuba (Arabic: أم طوبا‎) is an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem part of Sur Baher; it is northeast of Har Homa and Bethlehem, and southeast of Kibbutz Ramat Rachel. It has a population of 4,000. After the 1967 Six-Day War, Umm Tuba was incorpo…

  • Tolerance Monument

    The Tolerance Monument (Hebrew פסל הסובלנות) is an outdoor sculpture located in a park near Goldman Promenade in Jerusalem, Israel. The monument was designed by Polish sculptor Czesław Dźwigaj, known for his religious art, in collaboration with scul…

  • Tamar Regional Council

    The Tamar Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית תמר‎, Mo'atza Ezorit Tamar) is a regional council in Israel's South District, on the south and western edges of the Dead Sea along the Arava valley.

  • Seven Arches Hotel

    The Seven Arches Hotel (formerly the Jerusalem Inter-Continental Hotel) is a hotel in East Jerusalem in the Arab neighborhood of at-Tur on the Mount of Olives. The hotel overlooks the Jewish cemetery that covers the slopes of the mountain. The hotel…

  • Salim, Nablus

    Salim (Arabic: سالم‎) is a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank, located six kilometers east of Nablus and is a part of the Nablus Governorate. Nearby towns include Deir al-Hatab to the northwest, Balata to the west and Beit Furik to the south.

  • Ora, Israel

    Ora (Hebrew: אוֹרָה, lit. Radiance) is a moshav in central Israel. Located southwest of Jerusalem, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council.

  • Nitzana Border Crossing

    The Nitzana Border Crossing (Arabic: معبر نيتسانا‎, Hebrew: מעבר ניצנה‎) is an international border crossing between El Ouga and Nitzana, Israel. Opened in 1982, the crossing used to handle pedestrians as well as private cars but most of the crossin…

  • Muqeible Airfield

    Muqeible Airfield is an abandoned military airfield located in the northern West Bank, approximately 1 km southwest of the village of Muqeible, Israel and 3 km north of Jenin.

  • Megilot Regional Council

    Megilot Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית מגילות‎, Mo'atza Azorit Megilot), also Megilot Dead Sea Regional Council, is a regional council in the Judean Desert near the western shores of the Dead Sea. It covers six Israeli settlements in the Wes…

  • Jacir Palace

    Jacir Palace or Qasr Jacir (Arabic: قصر جاسر‎) is the largest hotel in Bethlehem in the central West Bank. The building's original design was based on typical Palestinian architecture and the characteristics of an Arab household. Jacir Palace has th…

  • Israel Arts and Science Academy

    The Israel Arts and Science Academy (Hebrew: התיכון הישראלי למדעים ואומנויות‎), or IASA for short, is a high school for gifted students from all over Israel. IASA was founded in 1990 as a boarding school for outstanding scholars throughout Israel wh…

  • Gvulot

    Gvulot ( or Gvolot, Hebrew: גְּבוּלוֹת, lit. "borders") is a kibbutz in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev desert, it falls under the jurisdiction of Eshkol Regional Council.

  • Ganim

    Ganim (Hebrew: גַּנִּים) was a village and an Israeli settlement in the northern West Bank under the administrative local government of the Shomron Regional Council.

  • Church of Saint Porphyrius

    The Church of Saint Porphyrius (or St. Porphyrius Church, Arabic: كنيسة القديس برفيريوس‎) is the Orthodox Christian church of Gaza, and the oldest active church in the city.

  • Birket Israel

    Birket Israel (trans. Pool of Israel) also Birket Israil or Birket Isra'in, abbreviated from Birket Asbât Beni Israìl (trans. Pool of the Tribes of the Children of Israel) was a public cistern located on the north-eastern corner of the Temple Mount,…

  • Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council

    Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית בקעת הירדן‎, Mo'atza Azorit Bik'at HaYarden, lit. Jordan Valley Regional Council), also Aravot HaYarden (lit. Jordan Plains) is a regional council covering 21 Israeli settlements in the Jordan V…

  • Battle of 'Auja

    The Battle of 'Auja, also called Battle of Nitzana, was a military engagement between the Israel Defense Forces and the Egyptian Army in and around 'Auja (today Nitzana), a small village on the Egypt–Israel border. It was fought on December 26–27, 1…

  • An-Nasr Mosque

    An-Nasr Mosque (Arabic: مسجد النصرMasjid an-Nasr translated as "Victory Mosque") is a mosque located in the Palestinian city of Nablus. It is situated in the central square of the Old City and is donned as the "symbol of Nablus".

  • Yeshivas Bais Yisroel

    Yeshivas Bais Yisroel, colloquially known as "Bais", is an English-language, Litvish Haredi yeshiva for post-high-school boys located in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel. Founded in 1986 by Rabbi Doniel Lehrfeld, the yeshiva's stude…

  • Ma'ale Iron

    Ma'ale Iron (Hebrew: מעלה עירון‎, lit. Iron Heights) is an Israeli Arab local council in Israel's Haifa District and is a part of the Wadi Ara region adjacent to the Triangle. The town consists of the five Arab villages of Baiada, Musheirifa, Musmus…

  • University College of Applied Sciences

    University College of Applied Sciences (UCAS) is a technical college in Gaza founded in 1998. It offers 40 majors in engineering, health, technology, administration, education and the humanities. The school has a student population of 6,000. The mai…

  • Tzohar

    Tzohar (Hebrew: צֹחַר) is a communal settlement and regional center in southern Israel. Located in Hevel Eshkol, it falls under the jurisdiction of Eshkol Regional Council.

  • Tel al-Hawa

    Tel al-Hawa (Arabic: تل الهوى‎) ("Hill of the Wind") or Tel al-Islam ("Hill of Islam") is a neighborhood in the southern part of the Palestinian city of Gaza. Founded by the Palestinian National Authority in the late 1990s, Tel al-Hawa is one of the…

  • Tall al-Ajjul

    Tall al-Ajjul or Tell el-'Ajul is an archaeological mound or tell in the Gaza Strip. The fortified city excavated at the site dates as far back ca. 2000-1800 B.C. and was inhabited during the Bronze Age. It is located at the mouth of Wadi Ghazzah ju…

  • Sheikh Radwan

    Sheikh Radwan (Arabic: الشيخ رضوان‎) is a district of Gaza City located nearly 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) northwest of the city center. It borders al-Shati camp to the southwest, Rimal to the south, and Jabalia to the east. The Sheikh Radwan Cemetery is …

  • Sansana

    Sansana (Hebrew: סנסנה‎, lit. Palm tree) is a religious communal settlement in the southern Judaean Mountains of the West Bank. Located to the south-west of Hebron and just over the Green Line, it falls under the jurisdiction of Har Hevron Regional …

  • Qasr al-Basha

    Qasr al-Basha (Arabic: قصر الباشا‎), also known as Radwan Castle and Napoleon's Fort, was formerly a large palace, and now a two-floored girl's school and museum, situated in the Old City of Gaza.

  • Nitzana, Israel

    Nitzana (Hebrew: נִצָּנָה, ניצנה) is an educational youth village and communal settlement in the western Negev desert in Israel, adjacent to the Egyptian border.

  • Migron, Mateh Binyamin

    Migron (Hebrew: מגרון‎) was an Israeli outpost in the West Bank. Located 14 kilometers north of Jerusalem, it fell under the jurisdiction of the Mateh Binyamin Regional Council. It was the largest outpost of its kind, with a population of 300. The c…

  • Metzad

    Metzad (Hebrew: מיצד‎), also Asfar, is an Israeli settlement organised as a communal settlement in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc in the West Bank. Established as by ultra-orthodox Jews in 1984, it is located south of Bethlehem in the eastern Judea…

  • Menashe Regional Council

    The Menashe Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית מנשה‎, Mo'atza Azorit Menasheh) is a regional council near the city of Hadera, on Israel's north-central coastal plain in the southern Haifa District.

  • Megiddo Regional Council

    The Megiddo Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית מגידו‎, Mo'atza Azorit Megido) is a regional council in northern Israel encompassing land on the Menashe Plateau, and partly in the Jezreel Valley.

  • Masua

    Masua (Hebrew: מַשּׂוּאָה, lit. Torch, Arabic: مسواه‎), also transliterated as Massu'a, is a moshav shitufi and Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Located in the Jordan Valley with an area of 6,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Bik'at…