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  • Egypt's envoy to Jordan chairs UNRWA advisory commission meeting

    Date: 2018-06-19 09:36:03 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:18 - ID:7449710

    CAIRO, June 19 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Jordan Tarek Adel chaired the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) advisory commission meeting, currently held at the Jordanian Dead Sea resort. Addressing the meeting, Ambassador Adel asserted the ....

  • Israel targets shepherds, Palestinian youths in Gaza Strip

    Date: 2018-06-19 08:06:28 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:15 - ID:7449640

    GAZA CITY, June 19 (MENA) - Israeli forces opened fire on Tuesday at a group of shepherds east of Deir al Balah in the Central Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the shooting took place near Kissufim military post. Israeli forces also opened fire ....

  • Erekat: US wants to turn Palestine cause into humanitarian issue rather than political

    Date: 2018-06-19 08:04:03 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:14 - ID:7449660

    RAMALLAH, June 19 (MENA) - Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said on Tuesday that the United States is trying to turn the Palestinian cause from a political issue into a ....

  • Islamic Institutions say Israel is trying to control al-Aqsa

    Date: 2018-06-19 07:58:36 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:13 - ID:7449647

    RAMALLAH, June 19 (MENA) - Israeli occupation police is trying to slowly take control of al-Aqsa Mosque, Islamic Institutions in Jerusalem said on Tuesday in a statement. The Waqf Council, the Supreme Islamic Committee and the Islamic Endowments ....

  • Knesset passes law amendment says security cabinet can declare war

    Date: 2018-06-18 22:35:13 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:58 - ID:7449402

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - The Knesset of Israel passed in the first reading the amendment to the proposed "Basic Law: The Government", which will cancel a recently passed clause which allowed the prime minister and defense minister to declare war, ....

  • Israel bombs site belonging to Palestinian resistance southern Gaza

    Date: 2018-06-18 18:23:33 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:45 - ID:7449206

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - An unmanned Israeli aircraft bombed Monday a monitoring site belonging to the Palestinian resistance in southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said an unmanned Israeli aircraft fired three missiles at a monitoring ....

  • Palestinian child succumbs to injuries in Gaza Strip

    Date: 2018-06-18 17:37:38 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:42 - ID:7449116

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - A Palestinian child, who was shot by the Israeli occupation, succumbed Monday to his injuries sustained several days ago in east of Al Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip. Spokesman for the Health Ministry Ashraf ....

  • Israeli occupation forces kill Palestinian at Gaza border

    Date: 2018-06-18 11:07:50 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:24 - ID:7448579

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - Israeli soldiers on Monday shot and killed a Palestinian young man identified as Sabri Ahmad Abu Khader, 24, at the Gaza-Israel border to the east of Gaza City, according to WAFA news agency. The soldiers reportedly ....

  • Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa compound

    Date: 2018-06-18 10:53:46 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:22 - ID:7448499

    RAMALLAH, June 18 (MENA) - Dozens of Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque Monday under tight security measures by Israeli police. The settlers stormed the Mosque from al Maghreb Gate. Israeli police set up a military ....

  • Israeli warplanes carry out several airstrikes on Gaza

    Date: 2018-06-18 06:21:21 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:1 - ID:7448216

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - Israeli warplanes early Monday morning carried out a series of airstrikes on multiple locations across Gaza City and the northern Gaza Strip, leaving damages to the bombed sites and causing fear among the local citizens, ....

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