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  • Palestinian foreign ministry decries Israeli escalation

    Date: 2018-01-09 11:54:04 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:37 - ID:7181759

    RAMALLAH, Jan 9 (MENA) - The Palestinian Foreign Ministry lashed out at Israel's escalation against the Palestinian people and Jewish settlers' cutting down of more than 50 olive trees in Deir al Hatab village in the northern West Bank city of ....

  • Israeli forces arrest 20 Palestinian in Al Quds, WB

    Date: 2018-01-09 11:37:56 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:35 - ID:7181886

    RAMALLAH, Jan 9 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces detained 20 Palestinian citizens within the framework of an arrest campaign they launched in the wee hours of Tuesday in Al Quds and the West Bank. Israeli troops arrested two citizens from ....

  • Israel arrests five Palestinian fishermen

    Date: 2018-01-09 09:35:34 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:17 - ID:7181565

    GAZA CITY, Jan 9 (MENA) - Israeli naval forces on Tuesday arrested five Palestinian fishermen and seized their ship offshore northwestern Gaza city. Israeli warships opened fire at the fishermen four miles offshore al Sudanya area and arrested ....

  • Number of civilians killed by explosives in Mideast up 42% -- survey

    Date: 2018-01-08 19:28:25 GMT - United Kingdom - Middle East - SN:92 - ID:7181118

    LONDON, Jan 8 (MENA) - More than 15,000 civilians were killed by explosive weapons in 2017, a jump of 42% in a year, according to a global survey seen by The Guardian. The rise – driven by airstrikes, which killed almost double the number of ....

  • Israeli occupation forces arrest 16 Palestinians from WB, Al Quds

    Date: 2018-01-08 08:42:45 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:16 - ID:7179677

    RAMALLAH, Jan 8 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces on Monday carried out a large-scale detention campaign against Palestinians in the West Bank and al Quds. Israeli occupants at dawn Monday stormed the house of Emad el Faqqih, a brother to ....

  • Israel to restore regular Gaza power supply Monday - report

    Date: 2018-01-07 21:29:39 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:58 - ID:7179451

    GAZA CITY, Jan 7 (MENA) - Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz on Sunday instructed Israel Electric Corporation to restore regular power supply to Gaza starting Monday citing the Palestinian Authority's willingness to pay for electricity, Yedioth ....

  • Israel blacklists 20 pro-Palestinian groups - report

    Date: 2018-01-07 18:54:36 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:50 - ID:7179294

    GAZA CITY, Jan 7 (MENA) - The Israeli Strategic Affairs Ministry published on Sunday a full list of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement's organizations whose activists will be barred from entering the country, Haaretz reported. BDS ....

  • Iran's Revolutionary Guard accuses US, Israel of creating unrest

    Date: 2018-01-07 11:14:09 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:24 - ID:7178606

    TEHRAN, Jan 7 (MENA) - Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) has accused the Unites States and Israel of sparking the protests which are partially caused by the economic difficulties and corruption. The IRGC posted on its officials online page that ....

  • Extremist Jewish settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque precincts

    Date: 2018-01-07 10:27:11 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:19 - ID:7178566

    RAMALLAH, Jan 7 (MENA) - Dozens of extremist Jewish settlers accompanied by Israeli security personnel forced their way into Al Aqsa Mosque from Bab el Maghreba gate on Sunday. Eyewitnesses said the settlers carried out provocative tours in the ....

  • US denies claims funds to UNRWA have been frozen

    Date: 2018-01-06 08:19:10 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:13 - ID:7176851

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (MENA) - US officials have denied claims that American funds to UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) have been frozen. “Contrary to reports that we have halted funding to UNRWA, the decision is under review,” a State Department ....

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