JERUSALEM, July 2,
2015 (WAFA) – The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has
donated an additional $2.1 million to help improve Palestinian students’ access
to safe, drinking water and adequate sanitation facilities across the West Bank
contribution aims to support UNICEF’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in
is very pleased to continue its strong partnership...
JERUSALEM, July 2, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli police Thursday banned a
Palestinian young man's entry into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and physically assaulted
a small girl inside the Mosque compound in East Jerusalem.
WAFA correspondent reported that police banned Tamer Shala‘ta, from Sakhnin, entry into the Mosque
compound for 17 days and fined him 8,000 NIS (about $2120).
This came a day after Shala‘ta was...
LUXEMBOURG, July 2, 2015 (WAFA) – The European Council of
the European Union decided to prolong the EU police mission for the Palestinian
Territories (EUPOL COPPS) until 30 June 2016, said a press statement on
This decision comes
as part of wider EU efforts to support Palestinian state-building in the
context of working towards a comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict based on a two-state solution.
NEW YORK, July 2, 2015 (WAFA) - Nine organizations and 34
individuals from the United States, Palestine, Israel and South Africa called
on Wednesday on the US celebrity Oprah Winfrey to publicly distance herself
from the companies of Israel billionaire Lev Leviev.
Winfrey have recently worn Leviev diamonds on the cover of
the May 2015, 15th anniversary issue of her magazine, O. The letter, issued by
the aforementioned organizations, noted...