Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Israel Detains Palestinian Lawmaker on Security Allegations

Israeli security forces detained a female Palestinian lawmaker on Sunday for alleged security offenses.

The Shin Bet internal security service said Khalida Jarrar was arrested along with a Palestinian activist near the West Bank city of Ramallah for “promoting terror …

Weather: Very hot conditions through the week

RAMALLAH � Weather on Saturday is hot to very hot with a rise in temperature to become six degrees Celsius higher than its annual average, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).

Wind is northwesterly to southwesterly, light to moderate. …

Kufr Qaddoum marks six years for its Intifada against the Israeli occupation

KURF QADDOUM � Six years ago today, the Palestinian residents of Qufr Qaddoum, a peaceful village near Qalqilya in the north of the West Bank, decided to rise against the Israeli military’s closure of a vital and historical village road …

Newspapers Review: Weekly protests and clashes with Israeli soldiers focus of dailies

RAMALLAH � The three Palestinian Arabic dailies highlighted on their Saturday front page the weekly anti-wall, anti-settlements protests in the West Bank and Israeli army crackdown on the protests usually leaving several injured and suffocated.

The main front page story …

NEWSPAPERS REVIEW: WEEKLY PROTESTS AND CLASHES WITH ISRAELI SOLDIERS FOCUS OF DAILIES

The three Palestinian Arabic dailies highlighted on their Saturday front page the weekly anti-wall, anti-settlements protests in the West Bank and Israeli army crackdown on the protests usually leaving several injured and suffocated.

The main front page story headline in …

PALESTINE: EREKAT MEETS US PEACE ENVOY IN WASHINGTON

Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, said Saturday that he met in Washington with special US peace envoy Jason Greenblatt.

While Erekat gave no details about the meeting, it nevertheless took place shortly …