Saturday, 13 Feb 2016
GAZA, February 13, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli naval boats Saturday continued to breach  a truce agreement reached in August 2014 under the Egyptian auspices, opening its heavy machine gunfire on Palestinian fishermen offshore the north of the Gaza Strip. Israeli navy opened fire on the fishermen, despite sailing within the Israeli unilaterally imposed 6-nautical mile fishing zone, forcing farmers to flee back to shore for fear of being injured, killed, or arrested. Israeli navy targets Palestinian fishermen and farmlands along the border almost on daily basis in a blatant breach
RAMALLAH, February 13, 2016 (WAFA) - The critical health condition of Palestinian hunger- striking detainee Muhammad al-Qiq and weekly Friday demonstrations hit the front page headlines in Palestinian dailies. Highlighting the critical health condition of al-Qiq, al-Quds reported on Head of the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission, ‘Issa Qaraqe‘, as saying that al-Qiq has entered the most dangerous stage and became on the brink of death. Al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida reported in this regard that al-Qiq, who has been hunger striking for 80 days, was on the brink of death.
JERUSALEM, February 13, 2016 (WAFA) - the European Parliament (EP’s) Delegation for relations with Palestine, expressed alarm at the deteriorating situation on the ground, calling for an immediate stop to Israeli expansion of settlements, and demolitions, said a press statement by EP delegation. "Israeli occupation policies are a direct threat to the two-state solution. The expansion of settlements, demolitions, forcible transfers and evictions must stop immediately," Delegation Chair Martina Anderson said. "Palestinians need hope, freedom and human rights. The way
RAMALLAH, February 13, 2016 (WAFA) – Temperatures are expected to rise on Saturday, to become above its seasonal average by almost 6 degrees Celsius, accompanied with partially cloudy to clear skies, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department. Winds are northwesterly to northeasterly and light to moderate. Sea waves are low. A continuous rise in temperatures is expected on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, remaining above the seasonal average by almost 7, 9, and 10 degrees Celsius, respectively. Following is a table outlining temperatures expected on Saturday across the