Middle East history

Light and shade in the Holy Land – a century in spectacular images

14 May 2022 9:00 am

Justin Marozzi on the troubled history of a small, much-coveted country

‘The Church of St Helena, Bethlehem’, by David Roberts

The hopes and fears of Bethlehem

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Before a certain baby was born there, Bethlehem was famous for its sweet water. Shepherd boys like the young David,…