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Locals clash with Israeli police outside of Al-Aqsa amid ongoing closure

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestinians and Israeli police clashed outside of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem on Saturday, as the holy site remained under lockdown for the second consecutive day following a deadly shooting attack inside the compound that left two Israeli border policemen killed and three Palestinian assailants shot dead.Israeli police …

Abbas phones Netanyahu, condemns Jerusalem’s attack, closure of al-Aqsa mosque

RAMALLAH/PNN/ Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and expressed his strong condemnation over the fatal Jerusalem shootout and the Israeli closure of the holy Islamic site of al-Aqsa mosque. Abbas expressed his strong rejection and condemnation of the fatal shootout that took place near Al Aqsa …

IOF kill 4 Palestinian in Jerusalem & Bethlehem …. Friday prayers in Al-Aqsa were also cancelled by police

Jerusalem/PNN/ Israeli police shot dead three Palestinians from Um Al fahem town in Al-Aqsa mosque squares on Friday morning claiming they shot 3 israeli police men. According Israeli claims the three start shooting in one of al Al Aqsa mosque Gates and run into the squares. Police said that assailants at …

Sole Gaza power station turned off due to fuel crisis

The Gaza Strip’s only operating power plant was turned off late on Wednesday due to a severe shortage of fuel, leaving the coastal enclave in a complete blackout, local officials said. Officials at the Hamas-run power corporation said they had turned off the last operating turbine at the plant in …

Minimizing Medical Referrals Abroad Jeopardizes Patients’ Lives

Ref: 53/2017 The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) follows up with concern the latest updates of the External Medical Treatment Department in the Gaza Strip manifested in Ramallah’s Ministry of Health minimizing medical referrals abroad, without explaining reasons, for patients suffering from serious health problems that cannot be treated …

Palestinian security forces arrest TV journalist in West Bank

July 10, 2017 5:10 PM ET Beirut, July 10, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the arrest of TV journalist Ahmad Fathi al-Khatib. Palestinian intelligence officers arrested al-Khatib, a cameraman for news channel Al-Aqsa TV, from his home in Beitunia, just west of Ramallah, on July 1, according …