Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015 12:22
Source: Maan

Unidentified gunmen shoot, injure Hebron resident

HEBRON (Ma’an) – Unidentified gunmen shot and injured a Palestinian man in southern Hebron city in the southern West Bank on Tuesday evening.Locals told Ma’an that Khalid Burqan, 33, was beaten before being shot in the foot while walking in Tariq Ibn Ziad Street. He was evacuated to a private hospital Muhammad Ali al-Muhtasib for […]

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015 12:07
Source: Maan

West Bank checkpoint closed near Nablus

NABLUS (Ma’an) – Israeli forces shut down a checkpoint in the northern West Bank Wednesday morning denying Palestinian vehicles entry from both directions.Palestinian security sources told Ma’an the checkpoint was closed in the early morning near the village of Beit Furik east of Nablus.Sources said the Israelis claimed the closure came after Palestinian activists hurled […]

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015 11:53
Source: Maan

Palestinian fisherman injured by Israeli naval fire

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian fisherman was injured as Israeli naval forces opened fire at fishermen off the coast of western Gaza City on Wednesday.Witnesses said Israeli forces injured fisherman Islam Murad, the third Palestinian fishermen to be injured by live Israeli fire this week.An Israeli army spokeswoman did not have record of the […]

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015 11:41
Source: Maan

Israel launches strikes across the Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – The Israeli air force attacked several targets across the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday morning, witnesses and Israel’s army said, with no casualties reported. The first airstrike hit an agricultural area in eastern Gaza City near the ruins of Gaza International Airport at around 4:00 a.m, locals told Ma’an.The second targeted a military […]

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015 10:33
Source: PNN

IOF demolish East Jerusalem home this morning

PNN/ Jerusalem/ Israeli occupation bulldozers Wednesday morning demolished the home of Nassar family in Silwan neighborhood, East Jerusalem, under the pretext of the family having no permit to build. Local sources said that the occupation bulldozers demolished the bungalow, after besieging the site and preventing people from approaching. The Israeli occupation municipality in Jerusalem Wednesday […]

Date: Tuesday 26 May 2015 12:23

Special Report MADA: “103 violations against women journalists during the past 5 years”

  Ramallah –26th May 2015: the Palestinian center for development and media freedoms “MADA” issued its special report on the attacks and violations that women journalists faced in Palestine during the past 5 years.   Mr. Mousa Rimawi, MADA’s general director, stated that the report addresses the abuses and violations suffered by women journalists since […]

Date: Tuesday 26 May 2015 12:21
Source: PNN

Unprecedented demonstration in Jerusalem due to Israeli discrimination against Christian Schools

Office of Christian Schools  in occupied Palestine On Wednesday, the 27th of May 2015, at 11:00 AM, an unprecedented demonstration will be held in the plaza in front of the Lev Ram building in Jerusalem (Ministry of Education headquarters) by the Christian Schools in Israel protesting on the discriminatory policy of the Ministry of Education […]

Date: Tuesday 26 May 2015 10:19
Source: Maan

Israel ‘refusing’ to repair disconnected Gaza electricity grid

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Gaza’s electricity distributor has accused Israel of refusing to repair a 12 megawatt grid supplying power to Gaza City that became disconnected in Israeli-controlled territory on Thursday.The Gaza Electricity Distribution Corporation said in a statement on Tuesday that the loss of the al-Qubba electricity grid was having a serious effect on […]

Date: Tuesday 26 May 2015 8:19
Source: Maan

Egyptian navy shoots, injures Gaza fisherman

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Egyptian naval forces late Monday opened fire on a Palestinian fishing boat off the coast of the southern Gaza Strip, injuring a fisherman from Rafah.Palestinian sources identified the fisherman as Muhammad al-Bardawil.The shooting came after two other Gazan fishermen were shot and injured by Israeli forces earlier in the day for […]

Date: Monday 25 May 2015 10:58
Source: Maan

PA security officers stab teenager to death in Nablus

NABLUS (Ma’an) — Two members of the Palestinian Authority security forces on Monday killed a teenager during a fight in Nablus, officials said. Security officials said Muhammad Ahmad Hashayka, 16, died from stab wounds sustained during a fight with two security officers in the village of Taluza. The teenager died shortly after arriving at al-Najah Hospital. The […]