Date: Thursday 02 July 2015 8:26
Source: Maan

Israeli forces shoot, injure 3 in Duheisha camp

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Three Palestinians were shot and injured by Israeli forces in the Duheisha refugee camp south of Bethlehem Thursday morning during an Israeli detention raid, witnesses said.Israeli forces reportedly entered the camp in a Palestinian vehicle and detained Raghad Shamroukh, 20 and Waleed Shuhada al-Jafari, 23, before opening fire on Palestinian residents who […]

Date: Wednesday 01 July 2015 12:20
Source: PNN

ISA dismantles Hamas cell in Nablus; arrests 40 members

Israeli Security Agency (ISA) ‘Shin Bet’ today revealed that it has dismantled an underground Hamas cell working in and around Nablus city. According to Hebrew radio stations, the underground cell was working to resume Hamas activities in the West Bank. Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have arrested 40 members of the group in recent months and […]

Date: Wednesday 01 July 2015 12:07
Source: AP

Abbas removes long-time critic from No. 2 position in PLO

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An official says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has fired a long-time critic from the No. 2 job in the Palestine Liberation Organization in what is seen as his latest move to sideline potential rivals. Ahmed Majdalani, a senior PLO member, says Yasser Abed Rabbo was removed as PLO secretary general […]

Date: Wednesday 01 July 2015 11:55
Source: Donia Al-Watan

IS threatens to overthrow Hamas in Gaza

Donia Al-Watan The Islamic State group on Tuesday threatened to overthrow the Hamas government in Gaza, in a 16-minute video statement posted to the internet from the group’s stronghold in Syria. “We will uproot the state of the Jews (Israel) and you and Fatah, and all of the secularists are nothing and you will be […]

Date: Wednesday 01 July 2015 9:12
Source: Maan

Israeli bulldozers enter border area in central Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Several Israeli bulldozers entered an area in the central Gaza Strip on Wednesday, locals said. Witnesses told Ma’an that six bulldozers left the Kissufim military base and entered an area near the border fence. Shots were fired at Palestinians in agricultural lands in the area, with no injuries reported. Israeli forces […]

Date: Wednesday 01 July 2015 8:43
Source: Maan

Israeli forces close Ramallah-area road with cement blocks

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces closed a road between al-Jalazun refugee camp and Beit El settlement in northern Ramallah on Wednesday with cement blocksas part of punitive restrictions on Palestinians following a string of attacks on Israeli military targets. Palestinian vehicles will be prevented from using the road in both directions. Israel’s Civil Administration announced […]

Date: Wednesday 01 July 2015 8:28
Source: Maan

Israel restricts the entry of Palestinians to Jerusalem

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities set new restrictions Tuesday on Palestinians entering Jerusalem from the occupied West Bank after attacks targeting Israeli military and settlers, revoking the entry permits of hundreds set to travel during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The announcement by COGAT, the agency that manages civilian affairs in the occupied Palestinian […]

Date: Wednesday 01 July 2015 6:58
Source: Maan

Gaza ministry deploys Hamas security forces at Egypt border

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Ministry of Interior in the Gaza Strip deployed forces along the border with Egypt on Wednesday after attacks in Sinai by militants affiliated with the Islamic State reportedly killed over 70 people. Iyad al-Buzem, spokesman of the ministry, said Hamas security forces and patrols were deployed along the southern border […]

Date: Tuesday 30 June 2015 11:25
Source: Maan

Anti-Palestinian graffiti found in Jerusalem neighborhood

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Suspected Jewish extremists spray-painted racist graffiti in the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Safafa in Jerusalem on Tuesday, Israeli police said. Luba al-Samri, spokeswoman for Arabic-language media, told Ma’an that “Arab blood is a public property,” “Kill Arabs,” and other racist phrases were sprayed on a wall in Hebrew. Hebrew-language anti-Palestinian graffiti was also found […]

Date: Tuesday 30 June 2015 9:05
Source: Maan

Israeli forces, settlers carry out reprisals for West Bank shooting

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces carried out multiple detention raids across the occupied West Bank overnight Monday after three Israeli settlers were injured in a shooting south of Nablus and an explosive device was allegedly hurled at a settler vehicle near Ramallah.Dozens of settlers from the illegal settlement of Beit El were also reported to […]