Date: Thursday 03 September 2015 8:41
Source: Maan

Israeli forces shoot, detain teen in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli occupation forces shot and detained a 15-year-old Palestinian boy overnight Wednesday in the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, Palestinian security sources told Ma’an.The boy, Anan Faris Malash, was shot in his leg after allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at Israeli forces near Aida refugee camp in west Bethlehem.Security sources added […]

Date: Thursday 03 September 2015 8:24
Source: Maan

Israeli forces bomb Hamas military site in Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces launched an air attack early Thursday on a military site of the Hamas movement’s armed wing in the northern Gaza Strip, local sources told Ma’an.The Israeli forces fired two rockets at an al-Qassam Brigades military site known as Falasteen, causing damages.No injuries were reported.Israeli forces said the attack was […]

Date: Wednesday 02 September 2015 19:06
Source: Maan

Israeli forces shoot, injure Gazan ‘after crossing border’

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces shot and injured a Palestinian man near the Gazan border Wednesday morning after they said he crossed the border into Israel.An Israeli army spokeswoman said that soldiers went to the scene after they “identified a suspect infiltrating Israel from the sea.”She could not confirm how he crossed the border, but […]

Date: Wednesday 02 September 2015 6:53
Source: Maan

Israel confiscates ‘part of Islamic cemetery’ next to Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities on Wednesday morning confiscated a stretch of land belonging to an Islamic cemetery outside the eastern walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, a Palestinian official told Ma’an.Mustafa Abu Zahra, who heads a committee maintaining Islamic cemeteries in occupied East Jerusalem, said that Israeli nature authority inspectors and Israeli soldiers […]

Date: Tuesday 01 September 2015 10:32
Source: UNCTAD

Discriminatory policies lie behind new recession in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, UNCTAD report says

UNCTAD/PRESS/PR/2015/027 Geneva, Switzerland, (01 September 2015) ​UNCTAD’s report on assistance to the Palestinian people states that, with negative economic growth of minus 0.4 per cent in 2014, the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory witnessed its first recession since 2006 and a fall in income per capita for the second year in a row. The […]

Date: Monday 31 August 2015 15:05
Source: Maan

Israeli forces demolish 25 Bedouin structures north of Jerusalem

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Monday demolished at least 25 structures, including several homes, belonging to Palestinian Bedouins near the village of Jaba northeast of Jerusalem on Monday morning, an Israeli human rights group said.B’Tselem said that Israeli forces arrived at the al-Khdeirat Bedouin community and demolished 25 structures which serve 11 families for […]

Date: Monday 31 August 2015 6:43
Source: PCHR Gaza

PCHR Publishes Its 2014 Annual Report in English

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has published its 2014 annual report in English, which includes an overview of the human rights conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and PCHR’s activities during the period between01 January and 31 December 2014. In addition, PCHR has published the Arabic version of the report in June […]

Date: Sunday 30 August 2015 11:30
Source: Maan

Israeli forces evacuate Palestinian families for military drill

TUBAS (Ma’an) – Israeli troops on Sunday morning evacuated 14 Palestinian families from their houses in the al-Ras al-Ahmar area of Khirbet Atuf village east of Tubas in the northern Jordan Valley area of the West Bank, local sources said.Local sources reported that the “Israeli occupation” told the 14 families that Israeli forces will be […]

Date: Friday 28 August 2015 8:00
Source: Palestine Pulse

Is Abbas’ resignation from PLO bid to consolidate power?

Author: Ahmad Melhem RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and nine other members resigned Aug. 22 from the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in a bid to force the Palestinian National Council to hold an extraordinary session within one month and elect a new executive committee, knowing that the council […]

Date: Friday 28 August 2015 4:51
Source: Palestine Pulse

Gaza’s cybercriminals get rich hacking Internet-based phone lines

  Author: Fadi Shafei RAFAH, Gaza Strip — When an unemployed person in the Gaza Strip suddenly shows signs of affluence, people often suspect he has joined the growing ranks of Internet phone hackers. These hackers have even formed a small social club in Gaza that is difficult to penetrate. The Gaza Strip constitutes a […]