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9 Palestinians injured during clashes near Ramallah

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Nine Palestinians were injured after Israeli forces opened fire with rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas grenades during clashes with in the town of al-Ram south of Ramallah on Friday. Israeli soldiers used live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets, tear-gas grenades, and stun grenades against Palestinian youths and …

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Clashes erupt in Tuqu near Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Clashes erupted between Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers on Friday on the western entrance of Tuqu southeast of Bethlehem. Samer Abu Mifreh, a member of the general relations department of Tuqu municipality, told Ma’an that Israeli forces fired dozens of tear-gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at …

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Report: Israeli forces detain 9 Palestinians across Silwan

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained nine Palestinians from across the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan late Thursday, as well as another from the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood north of the Old City. Israeli forces raided the Wadi Hilweh neighborhood in Silwan and detained the head of the Wadi Hilweh Information …

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Tensions rise in Jerusalem as Israel imposes restrictions on Aqsa

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities continued to impose strict restrictions on Palestinian worshippers entering the al-Aqsa mosque compounds for prayers on Friday. The Israeli police said in a statement late Thursday that men under 50 were not allowed to enter the compounds to pray on Friday. The statement said that …

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian in Jerusalem by dawn

Palestinian youngster, Mutaz Hijazi 32, from Thuri neighbourhood in Jerusalem was shot in his house by Israeli forces today Thursday before dawn. Mutaz was killed after clashes took place in their neighbourhood (Thuri), East Jerusalem. Haaretz newspaper said Thursday that Mu’taz was killed by elite Border Guard unit (Yamam) while …

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Civil servants of former Hamas govt receive salary payments

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Civil servants of the former Hamas-run government in Gaza received a payment of $1,200 on Wednesday after the Palestinian Authority transferred millions of dollars to the Strip to pay long-overdue salaries. As of 8:00 a.m., former civil servants were able to go to post offices across …

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PA security to launch crackdown on Hebron outlaws

HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian Authority security services are set to carry out large-scale security operations to target outlaws in Hebron, a statement released Tuesday said. PA security forces said that outlaws in the Hebron district have been committing robberies, shootings, dealing weapons, drugs, and selling Palestinian land to Israelis. The …

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