Sunday, 7 Feb 2016
HEBRON, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday detained six Palestinians, including three minors, and summoned four others from across the West Bank districts, according to local and security sources. In Hebron city, armed soldiers detained three Palestinians, including a doctor, after raiding and searching their homes. They were identified as Dr. Amjad al-Hamori, who is also an ex-detainee, Islam al-Karki, 18, and Mo’ath Shabaneh, 18. In Hebron’s town of Sa’ir, forces raided the home of Nemer Froukh, the uncle of Fadi al-Froukh who was shot dead by t
RAMALLAH, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Cloudy and extremely cold weather conditions are expected on Sunday, as the region remains under the affect of the low cold front. Heavy rain showers, accompanied by occasional thunderstorms and hail, are expected to over different areas, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department. Winds are southwesterly to northwesterly and moderate to active at times. Sea waves are high. A slight rise in temperature is expected on Monday, yet remaining cloudy and generally cold. Possible scattered rain showers are expected to fall over some ar
RAMALLAH, February 6, 2016 (WAFA) - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) West Bank and Gaza Mission announced a new health program aimed at investing $50 million to increase health access and improve the quality of emergency and essential heath services in Gaza, said the USAID in a press release.   This five-year program:  Gaza 2020 Health Matters, in partnership with International Medical Corps, will work with non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, and private entities to strengthen the resilience of the Gaza health sector allowing
RAMALLAH, February 6, 2016 (WAFA) - Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah Saturday slammed Israel’s ongoing blockade of Qabatiya, hometown of three Palestinians who carried out a fatal stabbing an gun attack against Israeli officers in Jerusalem, as “collective punishment”. “Ongoing Israeli policies of field executions, collective punishment and blockading Palestinian cities, towns, villages and refugee camps will exacerbate the security situation,” Hamdallah stated. “By confining and suffocating our people with military checkpoints, the Israeli government i