Sunday, 14 Feb 2016
RAMALLAH, February 14, 2016 (WAFA) - The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Palestinian Territory decreased in January 2016 by 0.66% compared to December 2015, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said Sunday. It said CPI decreased by 0.64% in the West Bank, 0.70% in the Gaza Strip and by 1.67% in Jerusalem. CPI during January 2016 increased by 0.71% when compared to January 2015; it increased by 0.35% in the Gaza Strip, and by 1.57 in the West Bank, while it decreased by 1.21% in Jerusalem. The change in CPI for January was attributed to changes in prices of
JENIN, February 14, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli troops Sunday fatally shot two Palestinian teenagers near the village of al-Araqa, west of Jenin, according to medical sources. The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) said an Israeli force opened live fire and killed the two youths, when they approached the Israeli segregation fence which is close to the village. The Ministry of Health identified the two Palestinians as Nehad Waked and Fo’ad Waked, both 15 years old. Israeli army denied access of medical teams to the scene to provide the two youths with medical aid, PRC added. According to
NABLUS, February 14, 2016 (WAFA) – The ‘Al-Quds Index‘ of the Palestine Exchange closed Sunday’s trading at 532.98 points, up by 0.64 points (0.12%) compared to last week’s trading session, according to the PEX daily report. A Total of 185,696 shares were traded with a value of $282,033.28 executed during 84 transactions. Shares of 8 companies were traded; share price increased in three companies and decreased in two others. The top five gainers are PEC by (2.5%), ISBK by (1.33%), and BOP by (0.34%),  Meanwhile, the top five decliners are GCOM by (-11.11
RAMALLAH, February 14, 2016 (WAFA) – The three Palestinian Arabic dailies Sunday focused on Israeli forces’ fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager in Hebron on Saturday. The dailies said 18-year-old Kalzar Ewewi was shot dead by Israeli troops in the Old City neighborhood in Hebron, allegedly after she attempted to stab one of the soldiers stationed at a checkpoint in the city. The three dailies reported on the health condition of Mohammad al-Qiq, saying signs of a “heart attackcould be detected on his body after 81 days of hunger strike against being detained w