Category Archives: Business & Finance

Israel demolishes home under construction in Bethlehem area

BETHLEHEM, March 29, 2017 (WAFA) � Israeli forces demolished on Wednesday a Palestinian-owned home in Khillet al-Nahleh, southeast of Bethlehem, that was still in the building stage, according to Palestinian security sources.

The demolished house belonged to Nabhan Nasrallah and …

GDP up in 2016 compared to previous year, says statistics bureau

RAMALLAH, �GDP in Palestine increased by 4.1% during 2016 compared to 2015, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said on Tuesday.

GDP increased by 1.3% during fourth quarter of 2016 compared to the same quarter in 2015, an increase …

PEX report: index ‘up’

NABLUS, � The ‘Al-Quds Index’ of the Palestine Exchange closed Monday trading at 541.70 points, down 2.04 points (0.38%) compared to the last trading session, according to PEX daily report.

A Total of 1,651,268 shares were traded with a value …

Israeli forces detain ten Palestinians in West Bank

RAMALLAH, � Israeli forces detained last night ten Palestinians during raids across the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS.)

PPS said that Israeli army detained five Palestinians from the city of Bethlehem, three from Jenin, and …

Medical discovery in Palestine: Artificially born sons don’t inherit their father’s infertility

RAMALLAH, � Palestinian doctors said Saturday that they have discovered that sons born artificially do not necessarily inherit the infertility problem of their biological father.

According to Salem Abu Khaizaran, head of Razan Center for IVF and Infertility at the …