HEBRON, August 31, 2015 (WAFA)
– Israeli army and Jewish settlers on Monday hindered ongoing renovation work
at an archeological site in the town of Bani Na’im, to the east of Hebron, according
to local sources.
The sources told WAFA an
Israeli army force accompanied by staff from the so-called Israeli Civil
Administration, as well as Jewish settlers, broke into the area and ordered all
the workers at the site to leave. The site consists...
RAMALLAH, August 31, 2015 (WAFA) – The total number of
building licenses issued in the second quarter of 2015 in the Palestinian
Territory reached 2,345, registering an increase by 19.0% compared to first
quarter of 2015, a press release by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
The number of building licenses issued for the second
quarter of 2015 is lower than in the first quarter of 2015 by 4.2%, added PCBS.
August 31, 2015 (WAFA) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday said it has
called for an emergency Islamic summit in light of the latest Israeli
escalations at al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
ministry said it has sent out letters to Secretary-General of the Organization
of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Madani, Secretary-General of the League of
Arab States, Nabil Elaraby, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban...
August 31, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Monday demolished 15 structures in the
village of Jaba, northeast of Jerusalem, citing unpermitted construction as a
pretext, said a press statement issued by the committee against wall and
statement noted that Israeli forces demolished 15 structures belonging to
al-Ara’ara Bedouins near the village, under the pretext of being constructed in
Area C, which is under full...