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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: With widespread calls for demonstrations

Security Message for U.S. Citizens December 5, 2017 With widespread calls for demonstrations beginning December 6 in Jerusalem and the West Bank, U.S. government employees and their family members are not permitted until further notice to conduct personal travel in Jerusalem’s Old City and in the West Bank, to include Bethlehem and Jericho. Official travel ...
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U.S. TechCamp Empowers Palestinian Students and Businesses to Solve Real-world Problems through Technology

JERUSALEM – On November 19, the U.S. Consulate General in partnership with Partners for Sustainable Development concluded TechCamp Ramallah, an intensive series of workshops and networking under the theme “Business Success through Academic Excellence.”  Over the course of two days, more than 50 male and female Palestinian students from eight universities across the West Bank ...
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USAID Inaugurates New Bethlehem Stone and Marble Facility

West Bank – Today, USAID inaugurated Arts of Carved Stone, a new stone and marble company at the Bethlehem Multidisciplinary Industrial Park. USAID’s investments provided the company, also known as Techno Founoun, with the latest technology to maintain a competitive edge in global markets such as Moscow and Sao Paulo. The new facility, completed in ...
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Jason Greenblatt Statement on Palestinian Authority Deployment to Gaza Crossing Points

The United States welcomes the Palestinian Authority’s deployment on November 1, 2017 to the Erez, Kerem Shalom, and Rafah crossing points in Gaza. The United States believes it is essential that the Palestinian Authority assume full responsibility for Gaza. The United States will be following developments in Gaza closely, while working together with the Palestinian ...
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