Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

Woman dies of heart attack during Israeli raid of her village

JERICHO� A 60-year-old woman suffered a heart attack on Thursday and died shortly following an Israeli army raid of her house in the village of Zubaidat, north of Jericho in the West Bank, according to local sources.

Hamda Zubaidat suffered …

Czech Republic denies embassy transfer to Jerusalem, confirms commitment to EU policy

PRAGUE, The Czech Republic Friday affirmed commitment to the European Union’s policy regarding the Palestinian issue and the status of the city of Jerusalem and denied media reports of embassy transfer.

According to a statement issued by the Czech Republic …

Abbas’ speech on Jerusalem focus of dailies

RAMALLAH, The speech delivered by President Mahmoud Abbas in response to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital hit the front page headlines in Palestinian Arabic dailies on Thursday.

The dailies said Trump decided to officially …

Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers at Hebron-area refugee camp

HEBRON, Clashes broke out on Wednesday between Israeli forces and Palestinians at the entrance to Arroub refugee camp, south of Hebron, according to local sources.

They told WAFA correspondent that soldiers who took over rooftops fired rubber-coated metal bullets and …

Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers at Hebron-area refugee camp

HEBRON, Clashes broke out on Wednesday between Israeli forces and Palestinians at the entrance to Arroub refugee camp, south of Hebron, according to local sources.

They told WAFA correspondent that soldiers who took over rooftops fired rubber-coated metal bullets and …

Israeli forces assault passengers at checkpoint near Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Israeli forces stopped a busload of passengers and assaulted some of them at Beit Iksa checkpoint, to the northwest of Jerusalem, according to local sources.

Soldiers at the checkpoint shut down the checkpoint, which is the main and only …

Ashrawi: US recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel destroys peace

RAMALLAH, United States recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocating its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is a provocation that will destroy the chances for peace and inflame the whole region, Hanan Ashrawi, member of Executive Committee …