Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016
JERICHO, February 10, 2016 (WAFA) – The Palestine Liberation Organization Secretary-General Saeb Erekat Wednesday decried Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks praising the construction of a border fence with Jordan likening his statements to South Africa’s Bantustan system. Addressing a delegation of the European Parliament, PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat stated that Netanyahu’s remarks are similar to statements expressed by Apartheid leaders who founded the Bantustan system in South Africa. “Those who support building walls are similar to thos
NABLUS, February 10, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Wednesday notified Palestinians of their intent to raze an agricultural road in the village of Qasra to the south of Nablus, according to a local activist. Ibrahim Wadi, an activist at Qasra’s popular committees,  informed WAFA that forces handed the village locals a notice notifying them of their intent to raze a 600-meter-long road and to seal and plug a water well in the area. Forces further seized a tractor used for agricultural purposes. The tractor belongs to local Fatehallah Abu Reedeh. T.R.  
JERUSALEM, February 10, 2016 (WAFA) – Israel Nature and Parks Authority (IPNA) staff Wednesday carried out an inspection on a land belonging to a Palestinian  in al-Abbasiya neighborhood, in the East Jerusalem Town of Silwan, in an apparent attempt to take over the land. The land belongs to Palestinian Khaled al-Zeer, whose home was previously demolished by Israeli authorities, citing unpermitted construction as a pretext. Al-Zeer said he currently lives in a cave inside of the above-mentioned land, however, the IPNA demolished part of the cave, in what he described, as an
JERICHO, February 10, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities Wednesday demolished three residential structures and an animal barn, as well as destroyed water pipeline in the village of al-Jiftlek, in the northern Jordan Valley, according to witnesses.     An Israeli army force accompanied by bulldozers broke into the village, located some 40 kilometers north of Jericho, and demolished three residential structures and an animal barn belonging to local Palestinians. The demolished three structures were home to three Palestinian families of nearly 25 inhabitants. The force