Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016
NABLUS, February 9, 2016 (WAFA) – The ‘Al-Quds Index‘ of the Palestine Exchange closed Tuesday trading at 535.25 points (-1.70), down by 0.32% compared to the last trading session, according to the PEX daily report. A Total of 595,626 shares were traded with a value of $720,259.86 executed during 168 transactions. Shares of 16 companies were traded; share price increased in 3 companies whereas decreased in 7 companies. Top three gainers: PRICO by (1.54%), NAPCO by (1.35%), and APIC by (0.85%). Top five decliners: JCC by (-4.11%), PCB by (-2.91%), PIIC by (-2.56%), PEC by
HEBRON, February 9, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers Tuesday physically assaulted and injured a Palestinian shepherd in Masafer Yatta, a Bedouin area south of Hebron, while he was grazing sheep, according to local sources. Coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Commission in Hebron, Rateb Jabour, told WAFA that Israeli settlers from a nearby illegal settlement physically assaulted 65-year-old Khader Hamad, a local Palestinian shepherd, while he was grazing sheep in the area. Hamad sustained bruises across his body due to the attack. Masafer Yatta, a collection of almost 19 hamlets, relies he
RAMALLAH, February 9, 2016 (WAFA) – The Palestine News and Information Agency WAFA monitored incitement and racism against the Palestinians and Arabs published by the Israeli media between March 6 and 11.  The Israeli daily Hebrew language weekly newspaper Yated Ne’eman published an editorial on Wednesday inciting against Muslims and saying, “Even though Islam is a savage religion and Muslims are murderers, the world is not doing what must be done against them and is after Israel instead.” The editorial added, “While the state of Israel is facing an unprec
RAMALLAH, February 9, 2016 (WAFA) – At least 18 Palestinians, including two minors, were on Tuesday detained by Israeli troops across the West Bank districts and Jerusalem, most of them during predawn raids, according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS). In Hebron district, Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians, including a minor girl, who was identified as Deema al-Wawi, 13. Israeli troops claimed that al-Wawi, who hails from the town of Halhoul near Hebron, had a knife on her possession at the time she was detained outside the settlement of Karmie Tzur, an illegal I