Palestine http://www.kunc.org en Palestinians Appeal To Pope For Help In Land Disputes With Israel http://www.kunc.org/post/palestinians-appeal-pope-help-land-disputes-israel When Pope Francis visits Jerusalem on Monday, he will celebrate Mass in one of the holiest Christian sites in the world.<p>The Cenacle, or the Upper Room, is traditionally considered the place where Christ shared his Last Supper with disciples before he was crucified.<p>But the spot is holy not only to Christians. Below, some Jews believe, is the tomb of King David. A mosque has also stood on this site.<p><a href="http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/3a1b97bc-dcdf-11e3-b73c-00144feabdc0.html#axzz32TtdPi7W">Access to the Cenacle has been hotly contested</a> since the days of British rule here. Fri, 23 May 2014 09:01:00 +0000 Emily Harris 56878 at http://www.kunc.org Palestinians Appeal To Pope For Help In Land Disputes With Israel Israel Eases Restriction On Building Materials To Gaza Strip http://www.kunc.org/post/israel-eases-restriction-building-materials-gaza-strip Israel eased a major restriction on the Gaza Strip last week. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:21:00 +0000 Emily Harris 50336 at http://www.kunc.org Israel Eases Restriction On Building Materials To Gaza Strip Israeli Soldiers Go 'Gangnam Style' With Palestinians; Incur Wrath http://www.kunc.org/post/israeli-soldiers-go-gangnam-style-palestinians-incur-wrath <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9boSJdZ8gFQ</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:19:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 48957 at http://www.kunc.org Israeli Soldiers Go 'Gangnam Style' With Palestinians; Incur Wrath The Complications Of Getting Running Water In The West Bank http://www.kunc.org/post/complications-getting-running-water-west-bank Four enormous water tanks sit high on a hill in the West Bank. These hold the lifeblood for Rawabi, the first planned, privately developed Palestinian community, about 25 miles north of Jerusalem.<p>After five years, the first neighborhood is nearly built. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:13:00 +0000 Emily Harris 48243 at http://www.kunc.org The Complications Of Getting Running Water In The West Bank Israel OKs New Settlement Construction In West Bank http://www.kunc.org/post/israel-oks-new-settlement-construction-west-bank Israel's housing minister has given the green light to build 1,200 apartments in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, complicating newly revived peace talks with the Palestinians.<p>The decision comes as the two sides prepare for a second round of talks in Jerusalem after a high-level meeting in Washington, D.C., on July 31 — the first in five years.<p>The Associated Press writes:<p><blockquote><p>"The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem, captured by Israel in 1967. Sun, 11 Aug 2013 13:28:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 48223 at http://www.kunc.org Israel OKs New Settlement Construction In West Bank