Category Archives: Politics

Israel Denies Entry to Human Rights Watch Official

JERUSALEM � Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian propaganda, the …

Israel Denies Entry to Human Rights Watch Official

JERUSALEM � Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian propaganda, the …

Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy, relatively chilly with rise in temperature

RAMALLAH, February 23, 2017 (WAFA) � Weather on Thursday is partly cloudy and relatively chilly. Temperatures is expected to slightly rise to reach seasonal average, said the Palestinian Meteorological Department …

Israeli bulldozers demolish Palestinian building in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, February 22, 2017 (WAFA) � Bulldozers of the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem Wednesday demolished a Palestinian-owned building in Beit Hanina, an Arab neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, local …

Newspapers review: Secret Aqaba summit, funding of settlement outposts focus of dailies

RAMALLAH, February 21, 2017 (WAFA) � The regional peace plan rejected by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the February 2016 secret summit in Aqaba and the Israeli government's funding …