Sunday, 7 Feb 2016
RAMALLAH, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli Etzion prison continue to be deprived of basic needs, including hot water and adequate food, according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS). Jacklin Mafarjeh, a PPS attorney, said the prisoners in Etzion are living in foul-smelling rooms and are deprived of cleaning supplies, which further exacerbates their suffering in the very cold winter atmosphere. Mafarjeh said at times of trial, the prisoners are being kept in caravans for a long time without allowing them access to food or water. According to
RAMALLAH, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) - The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) accused the Israeli Supreme Court of providing a legal cover-up for the actions of the Israeli security services, demanding the immediate and unconditional release of hunger striker, al-Qiq. PCHR, in a statement,  strongly condemned the decision issued by the Israeli Supreme Court on February 2016 to suspend the administrative detention of journalist Mohammed al-Qiq, who currently faces death in Israeli Afula hospital, after 75 consecutive days of hunger strike in protest of his detention without c
NABLUS, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – The ‘Al-Quds Index‘ of the Palestine Exchange closed Sunday’s trading at 532.81 points, down by 2.19 points (0.41%) compared to the last trading session, according to the PEX daily report. A Total of 334,472 shares were traded with a value of $422,614.60 executed during 79 transactions. Shares of 14 companies were traded; share price increased in three companies and decreased in six others. The three gainers are PADICO by (1.69%), JPH by (1.52%), and ISBK by (0.67%). Top five decliners are UCI by (-2.86%), JCC by (-2.78%),
JENIN, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday confiscated the work permits of Palestinian workers from the town of Qabatiya, south of Jenin, and prevented them from crossing al-Jalameh border crossing, near Jenin, to reach their workplaces in Israel. A number of the workers and drivers told WAFA that, as they were seeking entry into Israel for work, Israeli soldiers manning the aforementioned crossing confiscated their work permits and denied them entry. To be noted, the Israeli army lifted on Saturday afternoon its three-day blockade of the town of Qabatiya, which wa