"Steele Skarn" Property Returned To Vendor

September 25, 2008

West Vancouver, British Columbia ‚Ä" International Bethlehem Mining Corp. ("the Company") (TSX:IBC) reports that further to its news release of July 2, 2008, the Company has since completed a phase one exploration program on the "Steele Skarn" property located on northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

The phase one exploration program was unable to reproduce results from the showing as indicated in the earlier selected grab samples and prospecting program. As the exploration program did not confirm mineralization of sufficient economic size or potential, the Company has terminated the Option Agreement and is returning the property to the Vendor.

John Kowalchuk, P.Geo., has reviewed this news release and is the Qualified Person for the Company's Steele Skarn property.

For further information, contact Mr. Clive Shallow, investor communications, at 604-922-2030 or visit the Company’s website at www.bethlehemmining.com.


International Bethlehem Mining Corp.

"Ronald A. Coombes"
Ronald A. Coombes, President

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