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Tuesday July 14, 2015 - 04:16
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat took office as secretary-general of the PLO on Monday, prompting speculation he is being lined up to succeed Mahmoud Abbas as Palestinian president. Full Story
Tuesday July 14, 2015 - 03:35
Israel's Ministerial Committee for Legislation has passed a controversial “Jewish State" bill that defines the country as Jewish national homeland, Israeli media reported Sunday. Full Story
Tuesday July 14, 2015 - 03:24
Q-Press media center for Jerusalem and al-Aqsa affairs today said that the planning and construction committee in occupied Jerusalem, last week, has approved the construction of a huge project on land for the Ma’man Allah historic Islamic cemetery, on which an Israeli school was already built. The land will also be used for settlement housing, a hotel and a shopping center. Full Story
Adnan was greeted on Sunday to a hero's welcome in his home village of Arraba near Jenin. (MaanImages/File)
Tuesday July 14, 2015 - 02:59
Israeli authorities have released Khader Adnan for the second time in two days after midnight, Monday, after briefly rearresting the veteran Palestinian hunger striker in East Jerusalem, just a day after he was released from 11 months in prison. Full Story
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Monday July 13, 2015 - 19:45
The Presidential Committee for Christian Affairs, in Palestine, issued a statement condemning the Israeli High Court decision granting a green light for starting the construction of the Annexation wall in the Cremisan monastery valley, in Beit Jala, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem. Full Story
Monday July 13, 2015 - 16:44
The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Monday, that administrative detainee Odai Steity, 24 years of age, is ongoing with his strike for the 26th consecutive day, and is facing constant violations and pressures by the prison authority, in an attempt to force him to quit his strike. Full Story
Image: Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support And Human Rights Association
Monday July 13, 2015 - 15:26
Israeli military courts renewed, Monday, Administrative Detention orders, without charges, against 15 Palestinian political prisoners for periods varying between 3 and 6 months. Full Story
Monday July 13, 2015 - 14:15
Lawyer Hanan al-Khatib of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that detained lawyer, Shireen al-‘Eesawy faced very difficult conditions in solitary confinement for more than two months. Full Story
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Monday July 13, 2015 - 12:29
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Bethlehem and the southern West Bank district of Hebron, broke into and searched several homes, and kidnapped six Palestinians in Hebron, and one in Bethlehem. The soldiers also summoned a Palestinian for interrogation. Full Story
Monday July 13, 2015 - 11:10
Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier on Monday morning, on a number of Palestinian farmers, working in their lands east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; the army also fired at nearby homes, while military bulldozers placed sand barriers. Full Story
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