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  • Israeli soldiers return to al Bireh city; confrontations break out

    Date: 2019-01-07 17:24:04 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:44 - ID:7746892

    RAMALLAH, Jan 7 (MENA) - Israeli soldiers returned to al Bireh, Ramallah's twin city, and took over rooftops of buildings in the vicinity of the municipality, according to witnesses. The soldiers, they said, searched buildings for video footage ....

  • Palestinian president leaves Cairo after witnessing inauguration of mosque, cathedral

    Date: 2019-01-07 12:56:01 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:31 - ID:7746513

    CAIRO, Jan 7 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas left Cairo after a visit to the country where he met his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi and participated in the inauguration of El Fattah El Alim Mosque and the Nativity of the ....

  • Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2019-01-07 09:11:49 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:20 - ID:7746095

    RAMALLAH, Jan 7 (MENA) - A group of Israeli settlers on Monday stormed the vicinity of Al Aqsa Mosque from Al Magharba gate guarded by Israeli forces. The settlers conducted provocative tours inside the holy site, eyewitnesses said. As many as ....

  • Israeli warplanes shell Palestinian resistance site in northern Gaza

    Date: 2019-01-07 07:06:19 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:9 - ID:7745953

    GAZA CITY, Jan 7 (MENA) - Israeli warplanes shelled at dawn Monday a Palestinian resistance site in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said that a helicopter fired a rocket at a position affiliated to the ....

  • Israeli ‘Jewish terror’ incidents targeting Palestinians tripled in 2018 - Haaretz

    Date: 2019-01-06 12:07:17 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:38 - ID:7744955

    GAZA CITY, Jan 6 (MENA) - About 482 politically motivated crimes by Jews were reported in the West Bank last year, including assault and property damage, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Sunday. Last year saw a steep rise in “nationalist ....

  • Palestinian boy critically injured in Israeli raid

    Date: 2019-01-06 10:34:16 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:26 - ID:7744780

    RAMALLAH, Jan 6 (MENA) - A Palestinian boy was injured by Israeli troops, who raided Al-Bireh in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian sources. The military operation followed an armed attack on a car of a settler near a military ....

  • Orthodox churches start Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem

    Date: 2019-01-06 10:23:05 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:23 - ID:7744796

    RAMALLAH, Jan 6 (MENA) - Patriarchs of the various Orthodox churches in Jerusalem led processions to Bethlehem on Sunday for the Midnight Mass at the Church of Nativity. In anticipation of Christmas Eve, police are on high alert and deployed ....

  • Israeli bus driver injured in shooting near Ramallah

    Date: 2019-01-06 08:10:55 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:13 - ID:7744596

    RAMALLAH, Jan 6 (MENA) - An Israeli bus driver was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a bus carrying settlers in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The incident took place Saturday night on a road between near Beit El settlement ....

  • Israeli forces carry out limited incursion into Gaza Strip

    Date: 2019-01-04 11:01:39 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:27 - ID:7742521

    GAZA CITY, Jan 4 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces on Friday carried out a limited incursion into eastern Rafah, in southern Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the incursion was implemented by three Israeli bulldozers. (MENA) I S N/A S E ....

  • Palestine calls for protection of journalists against Israeli crimes

    Date: 2019-01-03 13:29:42 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:48 - ID:7741447

    RAMALLAH, Jan 3 (MENA) - The Palestinian Information Ministry on Thursday sent an open letter to UN Security Council President and Dominican Republic Ambassador José Singer, to implement the UN resolution no.2222 on the protection of ....

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