Category Archives: Politics

Breaking: President Abbas re-elected by consensus as chairman of Fatah

RAMALLAH, � President Mahmoud Abbas was re-elected by consensus as chairman of Fatah movement following nomination by its Central Committee.

Source: Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA)

First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa

The first ever Africa Trade Week opened in Addis Ababa today with the Economic Commission for Africa's David Luke, urging participants to come up with solutions to unanswered questions about …

Construction Cost Index down in October, says Statistics Bureau

RAMALLAH,� The Construction Cost Index for residential buildings reached 102.03 with a decrease of 0.19% in the West Bank during October compared with September 2016 (base year 2013=100), according to …

Newspapers Review: Expansion of East Jerusalem settlement focus of dailies

RAMALLAH,� Israeli plans to construct 500 new housing units to expand Ramat Shlomo settlement built on land from Shufat neighborhood in East Jerusalem was the main front page story in …

Hotel guests up by 1% in third quarter, says statistics report

RAMALLAH, - About 115,000 guests spent 310,000 nights in Palestinian hotels in the West Bank during the third quarter of this year, up by 1 percent from the second quarter, …