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The Palestine City Council Monday night approved higher fees for the Palestine Athletic Complex to pay for running and maintaining baseball fields behind the Palestine Civic ... To increase revenue, the city will now charge $1,500 for three days of tournament play, and $1,000 for a two-day tournament.
Israeli security forces arrested Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated Quds News Network, at his home in the southern West Bank town of Sa'ir, ... Recent stories includes a piece on a young Palestinian who continues to protest at al-Arroub refugee camp despite being injured several times by Israeli ...

On Feb. 23, Laudadio and other board members will meet with the Ennis Main Street Program officials to see what they were able to accomplish. The only cost to the city will be for the fuel used. "We all live in town," he said. "We see each other. We know what Palestine needs." He said the Ennis Main Street ...
Members of the Palestine City Charter Committee took the city council to task Monday night for what they felt was disregarding their work on the city charter. The council, after making numerous revisions to the charter recommendations, voted to have an election on May 5, when residents will make the final ...
12 from an attempted lynching in the West Bank city of Jenin. The soldier was in a military vehicle that took a wrong turn and found herself, along with a male soldier, in the Palestinian town. A crowd of Palestinians surrounded the car, banged on it, pulled the two soldiers out and stole one of their weapons.
Almost 60 percent of East Jerusalem's Palestinian residents believe they should participate in the city's municipal elections, while only 14 percent ... of the university's political science department, designed and commissioned the poll in conjunction with IPCRI - Israel-Palestine: Creative Regional Initiatives.

police detained several members of the Jewish group after arriving on the scene and took them to the district police station for questioning. The incident took place on Hashalshelet Street in the Old City. The Jews say they were attacked and tried to defend themselves, and blame the Palestinian's injuries on ...
A new report describes the Yarmoulk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria as "horrific," yet it is never talked about because it can't be used as a bludgeon against Israel. According to the Gatestone Institute, the Syrian Army and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command (PFLP-GC) ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying ceremony during an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad in World War Two, at the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex in the city of Volgograd, Russia February 2, 2018. Reuters/Maxim Shemetov Reuters.
19 in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah. The family accused him of providing the Israeli military with information that led to the assassination of three leaders from Izz ad-Din al-Qassam brigades, Hamas' military wing. Israeli warplanes struck the city of Rafah on Aug. 28, 2014, during the Israeli war on ...
6 decision of the U.S. administration to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel, breaking with international accords stating that the fate of the city should be decided as part of a final peace agreement between Israel and Palestine. The New York Times coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian ...
Haifa, the city of 300,000 people that hosts Manjm, is part of the modern-day State of Israel that is nestled firmly within the boundaries of historic Palestine. The city has seen a Palestinian art and culture boom in recent times, as Palestinian residents of the city are reclaiming culture, identity and space.
A Palestinian who was wounded in clashes with Israel died of his wounds, Palestinian health services said Saturday. Earlier, Israeli forces surrounded homes in a village near the West Bank city of Jenin Saturday in search of militants who were involved in the drive-by shooting last month in which Rabbi ...
The foreign ministry also called on the U.S. "to respect the strong determination of the international community" regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump previously announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city.
Hilary DuBose, country representative to the Palestinian Territories for the U.S. bishops' Catholic Relief Services, said her agency is "deeply concerned about the impact such a dramatic cut in aid will have." The agency, UNRWA, "is one of the major providers of critical, basic life-sustaining support services ...
New Orleans City Council rescinds human rights resolution, igniting the movement for Palestinian rights .... (ADC), National Human Rights Cities Alliance, and Palestine Legal, note the resolution adheres to city, national and international standards, "especially in the context of business and human rights.".
New Orleans (AP) - New Orleans City Council members will take another look Thursday at an Anti-Discrimination resolution that drew them into an international controversy over Israel and the Palestinians. The January 11th resolution "encourages the creation of a process" to review city investments or ...

During a sometimes rowdy meeting, the city council rescinded a controversial resolution labeled anti-Semitic by some which was authored by Mayor-Elect and current councilwoman Latoya Cantrell. But supporters said council members caved to unfair pressure from the Jewish community. "Let us speak.
With the growth of online buying, sales tax revenue for Municipalities like Palestine have dropped dramatically. Now, the city is trying to recoup some of that money by amending state law to keep local sales taxes in Municipalities. As it stands, city officials say, Municipalities lose sales taxes for online ...
The resolution, which does not reference the BDS movement, was introduced to set up a process to review city investments in countries that commit human rights abuses. Members of the Palestinian Solidarity Committee said after the vote that Israel would be a target of that process, but that other nations ...
Bethlehem, occupied West Bank -- Palestinians in Bethlehem's Aida Refugee Camp have expressed their mounting anxiety over a US decision to slash funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Earlier this month, the US State Department ...
The poll, conducted in December 2017 after US President Donald Trump's controversial backing of Israel's claim over the disputed city of Jerusalem, found less ... Palestinian refugees, and recognition of West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine (with the Old City ...
The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water notice for residents on West Point Tap Road from Evergreen Drive to the Cedarville Mobile Home Park, according to a press release. Crews will be repairing a water valve in the area. To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for ...
The BDS movement, as it's known, has been pushed by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee since 2016, but Cantrell and Williams said the group didn't tell them the resolution was connected to BDS. It was approved with a 5-0, with Cantrell and Councilwoman Stacy Head absent. "While city ...
The New Orleans City Council is facing a torrent of criticism for its decision Thursday (Jan. 12) to unanimously approve a resolution pushed by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee that critics say is an effort to marginalize Israel. The language of the resolution, which the Palestinian Solidarity ...
Beller includes a few historical flashbacks and the occasional random Israeli-Palestinian clash in Pomegranates, whose title is never explained in the film. (A press release notes that while the fruit symbolizes rebirth, its name is local slang for hand grenade.) But the bulk of the movie observes conversations ...
Jerusalem (JTA) -- The Israel Defense Forces is reopening an investigation into the killing in Gaza of a prominent wheelchair-bound Palestinian protester ... war II he spent time in a Displaced Persons Camp in Italy, and then joined a group of children with no parents in immigrating to Palestine in 1946.
The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria said that Daesh forces have prevented Palestinian refugees from leaving areas in Yarmouk Camp under their control to areas controlled by the Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham Organization. The group said in a report on Wednesday that Daesh imposed tight restrictions on ...
Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Outside the Ramallah Elementary school in Beirut's Shatila refugee camp, Palestinian mothers wait for the clock to hit noon. ... through education and health care services -- is described as indispensable to the dignity of Palestine refugees and the stability of the region," he added.
"When Palestine refugee mothers are forced to seal their infants in closets while clouds of tear gas saturate their shelter, the situation has gone too far," ... Aida's location - directly adjacent to the illegal Israeli separation wall and an Israeli army base just north of the Palestinian city of Bethlehem - and its ...
The Iranian parliament voted in favor of a bill that recognized the city as the Palestinian capital, or the capital of the "State of Palestine," the entity recognized by the United Nations as a member state. Of 290 lawmakers, 207 voted in favor of the bill. Ali Larijani, speaker of the Parliament of Iran, said that the ...
Two Israeli soldiers who accidentally entered the West Bank city of Jenin on Monday were attacked by Palestinian residents, the military said. Palestinians surrounded the vehicle and threw rocks at it until the soldiers were rescued by the Palestinian security services. A rifle belonging to one of the soldiers ...
Also, the city is offering incentives for new hires, correctional officers, current certified officers and military veterans. ... The city will hold examinations for entry-level officers at 9 a.m., at the Palestine police Department Training Room inside the Palestine Mall, 2000 S. Loop 256, Suite 38. The test will start at 9 ...
Under the Oslo deals signed between Israel and Palestine in the 1990s, the PA is obliged to share intelligence with Israel about any armed resistance to the ... Jarrar allegedly killed Israeli settler Raziel Shevah in a drive-by shooting near a Jewish-only settlement adjacent to Nablus, a Palestinian city in the ...
They detained another Palestinian after storming his family home during a subsequent raid into al-Azzeh refugee camp, north of Bethlehem. ... In Jenin district, forces detained two Palestinians, including a minor, during separate raids into Yaabad town and Jalbun village, west and east of Jenin city.
A violent riot broke out in the West Bank village of Abu Dis on Friday after an Israeli man, 59, drove into the town by car. According to the Israeli army, some 200 Palestinians threw rocks at the man's car after he drove into the village by accident. In coordination with the Civil Administration, Palestinian police ...
President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital Israel, but that doesn't change Palestinian aspirations for a capital in part of the city. One thing that could strengthen these Palestinian claims would be national political institutions. NPR's Daniel Estrin looks at how Israel has worked for decades to ...
Masri, a 15-year-old 10th-grader from a poor family in Salfit, a West Bank town east of Petah Tikva, collapsed on the rocks, his face covered in blood. As his friends ran for their lives, a soldier went over to him and, with his foot, turned the teen over. The soldier saw there was nothing in the boy's hands.
That night, November 6, Warani, and another Palestinian, both of whom were from the West Bank town of Al-Eizariya, adjacent to Ma'aleh Adumim. While Warani was handcuffed and blindfolded, Cohen led him to the police station restroom, the indictment states, and sat Warani on a toilet seat in a narrow ...
A week ago Saturday, Palestinian news sites boiled over. Israel Defense Forces soldiers had arrested a 6-year-old boy from the Jalazun refugee camp in the West Bank, they reported. There is no limit to their evil, web surfers raged. The IDF's Coordinator of government Activities in the Territories, Maj. Gen.
The status of Jerusalem has long remained a sensitive topic and is one of the core issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After occupying the city's eastern part in the 1967 war, Israel annexed the territory. In 1980, it proclaimed Jerusalem as its "eternal, undivided capital". Palestinians hope that East ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel, after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. His comments came ... Palestinians clashed with troops in places including Bethlehem as the city, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, prepared for Christmas.
The leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise "the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital". An Organisation of Islamic Co-operation communique declares US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital as "null and void".
For 24 years, though, he lived and wrote in Jerusalem. Sayed Kashua is Palestinian. He writes in Hebrew. He has lived in both East and West Jerusalem. West Jerusalem is primarily Jewish. East Jerusalem is where many Arabs live. Kashua first came to the city in the '80s when he was 14 years old to go to ...
protests broke out in the Gaza Strip in response to US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as Palestinian leaders called for three days of rage against the move. Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets in Gaza City on Wednesday, carrying banners denouncing ...
The ruin of a newly built McMansion stands in the Palestinian town of Abu Dis ... while more than 80% of the city's Palestinian children live in poverty, ... living here for a month in the Calais refugee camp known as the Jungle.
FILE PHOTO: An Israeli policeman removes a Palestinian flag stuck on a wall as ... While Israel regards the east of the city as part of Israel, the ...
The new West Bank Palestinian town of Rawabi, just north of Ramallah, is described as the largest privately funded development project in ...
He needs Saudi and US financial support for the Palestinian Authority ... Yasser Arafat's, dilemma at Camp David in 2000, when he faced US ...
Gaza City, Gaza Strip -- The women's Technical Affairs ... was established to serve the people of the town of Burqa in Nablus, north of the ...


 

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