Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016
JERUSALEM, February 8, 2015 (WAFA) – Palestinians Monday launched a campaign to raise funds for the reconstruction of demolished family houses of Palestinians killed by Israeli police in Jerusalem since October, 2015. Donation boxes were placed in well-trodden streets in the Jerusalem town of al-‘Izzariya, Bethlehem and Hebron to collect donations. Fundraising was expected to last until 5:00 p.m. In al-‘Izzariya, a town to the east of Jerusalem, the fundraising was kick-started by a press conference held at Yasser Araft Square. The event was attended by Christian and Muslim
RAMALLAH, February 8, 2016 (WAFA) - A detainees’ committee Monday revealed a total of 450 Palestinian minors are held in Israeli detention centers, prisons and military camps. The Detainees and Ex-Detainees Committee said the minors, aged between 13 to 17, are held in Sahron, Majeddo and Ofer detention centers, and the majority of them, accounting for 270 minors, are held in Ofer military detention center. It noted that nine minors were sentenced to administrative detention and that about 95% of detainee minors were subject to various forms of torture, assault and insults during detent
NABLUS, February 8, 2016 (WAFA) – The ‘Al-Quds Index‘ of the Palestine Exchange closed Tuesday trading at 536.95 points (4.14), up by 0.78% compared to the last trading session, according to the PEX daily report. A Total of 295,035 shares were traded with a value of $514,661.38 executed during 81 transactions. Shares of 11 companies were traded; share price increased in 6 companies whereas decreased in 3 companies. Top five gainers: JCC by (4.29%), PEC by (3.33%), BOP by (2.03%), PADICO by (0.83%), and PALTEL by (0.73%). Top three decliners: PALAQAR by (-4.92%), BPC by (
HEBRON, February 8, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities Monday notified Palestinians in Hebron and Nablus areas about their intention to demolish residential structures of their own in the area, according to local sources. Rateb Jabour, an anti-Israeli settlement activist in Hebron, told WAFA an Israeli army force broke into al-Majaz, a village located south of Hebron in the West Bank, and notified four local Palestinians from the Abu Arram and al-Emour families that their homes will be demolished, under the pretext of construction without a permit. The army also stormed the nearby villa