Date: Thursday 16 April 2015 11:32
Source: PNN Palestine News Network

Israel to Apply Absentees’ Property Law in East Jerusalem

Israeli occupation’s higher court on Wednesday decided to apply the “Law of Absentees” on Palestinian structures in occupied Jerusalem, that are owned by Palestinians who live in the West Bank and hold the Palestinian ID. The law allows the Israeli authorities to confiscate properties which seem to have no owners. The court judges conditioned this […]

Date: Wednesday 15 April 2015 9:14

Tension renews between Hamas, IS in Gaza

Author: Adnan Abu Amer The security situation in the Gaza Strip is witnessing a state of tense calm, after the bombings that occurred in the last few weeks, most recently April 6, when an explosive device targeted the Internal Security apparatus in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, resulting in damage without injuries. No one claimed responsibility […]

Date: Wednesday 15 April 2015 8:40
Source: Maan

Israeli forces detain 31 across Nablus in mass raid

NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained 31 Palestinians across Nablus overnight including 20 Hamas affiliates and several former prisoners. Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that more than 50 Israeli military vehicles raided Nablus around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday without informing the Palestinian Authority until already having entered the city. An Israeli spokeswoman told Ma’an a joint […]

Date: Wednesday 15 April 2015 8:36

PA forces arrest two citizens in Nablus

Gaza, (– The PA security forces arrested Tuesday morning two Palestinian citizens in Aqraba town to the south of Nablus. Media outlets quoted local sources as saying that PA Preventive Security Services stormed the homes of the activist Tarek Abu Murshid and his uncle Adib Abu Murshid before arresting both of them. No further details […]

Date: Tuesday 14 April 2015 8:51
Source: Maan

Armed men shut down main street in Nablus

NABLUS (Ma’an) — Armed men from Balata refugee camp closed a main road in Nablus early Monday, preventing cars from coming in and out of the city, locals said. The closure of Jerusalem Street was reportedly in protest against the continued detention of 17 men in a Palestinian Authority jail in Jericho. The men were […]

Date: Tuesday 14 April 2015 8:19
Source: Maan

Palestinian cabinet members head to Gaza on Sunday

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Members of the Palestinian cabinet will head to Gaza on Sunday to discuss ways to implement unresolved issues from a reconciliation deal signed between political factions last year. The cabinet said in a statement that officials will discuss administrative issues regarding PA employees in Gaza before the split between Hamas and Fatah […]

Date: Tuesday 14 April 2015 8:09
Source: Maan

PA police arrest 11 wanted Palestinians from Jenin district

JENIN (Ma’an) — Palestinian police arrested 11 suspects for alleged criminal activity in the Jenin district in the northern West Bank early Tuesday. Police spokesman Luay Irziqat told Ma’an that Jenin police had carried out a security campaign across the Jenin district on Tuesday. Of the 11 arrested, 10 were were taken from villages and […]

Date: Tuesday 14 April 2015 7:55
Source: PNN Palestine News Network

Cameraman was killed in Gaza

Palestine Public TV cameraman Kamal Mohammad Abu Nahel (aged 40) was killed after being assaulted with a sharp tool last night, according to the report of the medical examiner. Kamal’s brother, Omar Abu Nahel reported: “I received a phone call this morning from my other brother telling me that after morning prayers, the worshipers found […]

Date: Monday 13 April 2015 9:01
Source: Palestine Pulse

Divorce in Gaza comes at steep price

Author: Mohammed Othman GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Three years ago, Samira Jamil reached a dead end. She had no choice but to divorce her husband by khula, whereby a wife financially compensates her husband. Jamil, whose name has been changed for this article, told Al-Monitor that the main reason behind the divorce was financial: […]

Date: Friday 10 April 2015 10:50
Source: Maan

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian dead at his cousin’s funeral

HEBRON (Ma’an) — A Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli forces on Friday at the funeral for his cousin in the town of Beit Ummar near Hebron. Ziyad Awad, 27, was killed by Israeli forces and thirteen others injured when soldiers opened fire on mourners at the funeral of Jaafar Awad, 22, who […]