Saturday, 13 Feb 2016
RAMALLAH, February 13, 2016 (WAFA) – Temperatures are expected to rise on Saturday, to become above its seasonal average by almost 6 degrees Celsius, accompanied with partially cloudy to clear skies, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department. Winds are northwesterly to northeasterly and light to moderate. Sea waves are low. A continuous rise in temperatures is expected on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, remaining above the seasonal average by almost 7, 9, and 10 degrees Celsius, respectively. Following is a table outlining temperatures expected on Saturday across the
NABLUS, February 11, 2016 (WAFA) – The ‘Al-Quds Index‘ of the Palestine Exchange closed the week’s trading on Thursday at 532.34 points, down by 2.76 points (0.52%) compared to Wednesday’s trading session, according to the PEX daily report. A Total of 183,007 shares were traded with a value of $214,465.20 executed during 53transactions. Shares of 10 companies were traded; share price increased in no companies and decreased in eight others. Top five decliners are : GCOM by (-11.11%), QUDS by (-2.26%), PADICO by (-1.65%), PRICO by (-1.54%), WATANIYA by (-1.12%).
GAZA, February 11, 2016 (WAFA) - The UN agency for Palestinian refugees Thursday announced that a total of 1,842 refugee families in Gaza received support for reconstruction and repair works.   UNRWA said in its weekly report that it was able to disburse approximately $7.1 million in funding available for reconstruction ($2.8 million) and severe repair works ($4.3 million), benefiting a total of 1,842 refugee families across the Gaza Strip.   The families would be able to access this assistance through local banks next week.   The UN agency noted that it accorded emergenc
RAMALLAH, February 11, 2016 (WAFA) - Director of Strategic Communications and Media at the Prime Minister‘s Office, Jamal Dajani,  said that Israeli politicians have increased their rhetoric and incitement to dehumanize Palestinians.   Dajani was referring to a recent statement by Israeli lawmaker (Likud) Anat Berko, who said that there was no such thing as a Palestinian people, since Arabic doesn‘t have the consonant "P."   “Disparaging statements like this are meant to dehumanize Palestinians and distract from the Israeli crimes committed against