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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, left, meets with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, March 26, ... RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Germany's new foreign minister on Monday urged the Palestinians "not to tear down bridges," an apparent reference ...

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, nine young men with live fire and rubber-coated steel bullets, after the army invaded the al-Mazra'a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of Ramallah, and attacked Palestinian protesters. Palestinian medical sources said five young men were shot with live fire, and four ... Palestinians
Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, two Palestinians, including a political leader of Fateh movement, in occupied Jerusalem, and three others in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers abducted a young man while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque, through Bab ... soldiers
Sharaka is Ramallah's Slow Food Convivium and their mission is to raise awareness about the importance of food sovereignty in Palestine and the preservation of Palestine's environmental and agricultural heritage, including its heirloom seeds. Sharaka is an Arabic word meaning “partnership,” and it is ...

He also underwent tests in a Ramallah hospital last July. In both instances, the PA spokesman issued denials regarding illnesses Abbas supposedly had and insisted that his medical condition was satisfactory. Abbas himself, in an interview with Palestinian television on February 22, said he was in good ...
Israeli soldiers resorted, Wednesday, to the excessive use of force against dozens of women, and several men, who nonviolently marched near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem, marking International Women's Day. Palestinian medical sources said at least eight women suffered the ...
Artists from all over Palestine will take part in the Palestine Music Expo 2018, taking place in Ramallah next month, from April 11 to April 13. Artists from all over Palestine will take part in this years Palestine Music Expo (@Palestinemusicx) in Ramallah next month. Check out the line-up!
Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Am'ari refugee camp, south of al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) has reported that the soldiers shot a young man with live rounds in his chest and shoulder, causing ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Tuesday, a Palestinian teenage boy from Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and a young man in Birzeit, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Hizma town, before the soldiers broke into many homes, after smashing their ...
It's not an itinerary that PM Modi's commitments in Ramallah will allow, but hopefully, you'll have at least a day to spare. Start with the incredibly modern-looking building that houses The Palestinian Museum. It's a great 101 into the history of Ramallah and Palestine. And if you are visiting in March, don't ...
India's President Pranab Mukherjee visited Ramallah, and [Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas] came to India just weeks before Modi's trip to Israel." As India seeks to develop its economy, Israel is an attractive investor and valuable source of high-tech expertise that could help New Delhi spur ...
Illegal Jewish-Israeli settlers from the settlement of Adi Ad attacked Palestinian farmers working in their fields on Monday The incident took place near the town of Tormosayya, north-east of Ramallah. A member of Tormosayya village council, Saeid Taleb, pointed out in a media statement that the ...
RAMALLAH, March 13, 2018 (WAFA) - Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said upon his return to RAMALLAH on Tuesday coming from the Gaza Strip where he escaped an assassination attempt that the attack against his convoy was well prepared and the bomb was buried two meters into the ground.
President Mahmoud Abbas and his Bulgarian counterpart, President Rumen Radev, inspect the honor guard in Ramallah before starting official talks. (WAFA Images / Huthayfa Srour). Ramallah, March 22, 2018 (WAFA) - President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rumen Radev, arrived in Ramallah ...
RAMALLAH, March 23, 2018 (WAFA) - At least six Palestinians were injured, four of them with live shots, during clashes on Friday with Israeli forces in the village of al-Mazra'a al-Gharbiya, to the northwest of RAMALLAH in the West Bank, according to local sources. Israeli soldiers opened live fire and ...

"We are here today to voice our rejection of the US decision on occupied Jerusalem," Essam Abu Baker, coordinator of the Palestinian National and Islamic Forces in Ramallah, told the Anadolu news agency on the demonstration's sidelines. "Today, we stand outside America House 100 days after ...
RAMALLAH, March 2, 2018 (WAFA) – At least three Palestinians, including a journalist, were shot and injured by Israeli forces during clashes in the village of Bal'in, to the west of Ramallah, according to local sources. Israeli army fired rubber-coated steel rounds at Palestinians and international activists ...
Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child with a gas bomb in his head, in Deir Nitham village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the child, identified as Saleh Mahmoud Tamimi, only 10 years of age, and added that he was shot with a gas bomb in his ...
RAMALLAH, February 23, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Friday afternoon injured a Palestinian minor during clashes with Palestinians in Al-Janiya village, west of Ramallah, said witnesses. Israeli forces cracked down on Palestinians who rallied after Friday prayer, injuring a 15-year-old minor with a live ...
Dozens of Palestinian activists attacked an American delegation visiting a Palestinian research and polling center near Ramallah in the West Bank Thursday. The delegation had to be evacuated from the city by Palestinian police forces. The Palestinian protestors threw eggs and vegetables at the ...
RAMALLAH, February 28, 2018 (WAFA) – After barring a mother from leaving the Gaza Strip on Tuesday to accompany her daughter for a kidney transplant at a Ramallah hospital, the Israeli military retracted on Wednesday its earlier decision and gave permission for the mother to be with her daughter in ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Tuesday, a Palestinian teenage boy from Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and a young man in Birzeit, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Hizma town, before the soldiers broke into many homes, after smashing their ...
Weeks after US President Donald Trump recognized Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the Zionist entity's capital, and as Riyadh has been emerging as the spearhead of normalization moves, activists on social media shared a photo showing that Abu Dhabi recognizes Ramallah as the 'capital of Palestine'.
Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, one Palestinian with live fire, and another with a gas bomb in his face, in addition causing dozens to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against dozens of residents who marched in the al-Mazra'a al-Gharbiyya village ...
Last year Mr. Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel; the Ramallah visit has come just weeks after his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, visited India. On the other hand, late last year India voted along with a vast majority of member-states at the UN General Assembly against U.S. ...
Last year Mr. Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel; the Ramallah visit has come just weeks after his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, visited India. On the other hand, late last year India voted along with a vast majority of member-states at the UN General Assembly against U.S. ...
There was simply no need for Modi to include Ramallah as a stop in his West Asia trip. There is very little economic, geopolitical or strategic logic. This isn't to argue against Modi's larger West Asia outreach, however. Since assuming office in 2014, the prime minister has visited UAE, Saudi Arabia Qatar and ...
He was escorted by Israeli choppers and Royal Jordanian choppers on the way to Palestine. This is also the first visit ever by an Indian Prime Minister. He laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat in Ramallah. He will also sign the visitors book in the museum.
The Indian premier and the PA chairman signed agreements for an Indian government investment of $41 million in the establishment of a multi-purpose hospital in Beit Sahour, east of Bethlehem; three schools in Jenin, Tubas, and Abu Dis; a modern printing press in Ramallah; and a heritage center to ...
In a first-ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Palestine, PM Narendra Modi's helicopter, provided by the Jordanian government, was escorted by choppers from Israeli Air Force. Watch now. For the latest videos, follow us on twitterFollow @EconomicTimes. 179views ...
Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to make an official visit to Palestine, flew in a Jordanian army helicopter straight from Amman to Ramallah, where he was received by his Palestinian counterpart Rami Hamdallah. The Prime Minister, accompanied by Hamdallah, visited the Mausoleum of Yasser Arafat.
Narendra Modi on Saturday became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine. He travelled to Ramallah in West Bank, headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, via Jordan. His first engagement in Ramallah will be to lay a wreath at the Mausoleum of Late President Yasser Arafat. Also Read.
India's President Pranab Mukherjee visited Ramallah, and [Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas] came to India just weeks before Modi's trip to Israel." As India seeks to develop its economy, Israel is an attractive investor and valuable source of high-tech expertise that could help New Delhi spur ...
Instead of traveling there via Israel, Modi is flying to Amman in Jordan and then taking a helicopter to Ramallah. Last year, when Modi made the first ever trip to Israel by an Indian Prime Minister, he skipped the Palestinian territories. On Saturday, when he becomes the first Indian leader to visit Ramallah, ...
It's not an itinerary that PM Modi's commitments in Ramallah will allow, but hopefully, you'll have at least a day to spare. Start with the incredibly modern-looking building that houses The Palestinian Museum. It's a great 101 into the history of Ramallah and Palestine. And if you are visiting in March, don't ...
Narendra Modi is scheduled to arrive in Ramallah over the weekend, the first Indian prime minister to visit there. Modi exchanged state visits with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu recently, and relations between the two countries are better than they have ever been. But the Indian leader has made ...
Ramallah debut a new song entitled “For All My Dead Girls“. Comments vocalist White Trash Rob: “This is the most personally meaningful tune I've ever written/ recorded/ released. It's also by far the ugliest, though not by design. The stories within are all true, the just happen to be horrific & ugly… like life…” ...
NEW DELHI/RAMALLAH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the de-facto Palestinian capital of Ramallah this week is a test for India's balancing act of relations with Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) government. Modi's visit, scheduled for Saturday, is the first-ever by an Indian prime minister ...
In an interview on Voice of Palestine radio station recently, Majid Khalidi, an adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, announced the visit of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the occupied Palestinian territories this weekend. Alongside a tour to Yasser Arafat Museum in Ramallah to honour ...
Turkish Minister of Youth and Sport Osman Askin Bak on Tuesday laid a wreath of flowers on the tomb of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah. He also toured the “Martyr Yasser Arafat” museum in the muqata, his Ramallah headquarters, accompanied by Hasan Turan, ...
As part of India's outreach to the Arab world, the prime minister will visit the Palestinian capital of Ramallah, apart from Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to The Hindu. According to India Today, Modi will also attend the 'World Government Summit' in UAE, where he has been invited to ...
In recent months, the Palestinian media has been debating the activity of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement in the territory of the Palestinian Authority (PA), in the context of the prohibition issued by the Ramallah Municipality against the screening of the film The Insult at the ...
RAMALLAH, Jan 14 (KUNA) -- Palestinian President Manhmoud Abbas said on Monday that the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) should ... has taken these agreements to a dead end, therefore it has become necessary to reconsider," he told members of the PLO Central Council in Ramallah.
Narendra Modi's visit to Israel last year, the first by an Indian Prime Minister, stood out for his decision not to visit the Palestinian territories. Two months before Mr. Modi's visit, even Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest ally, U.S. President Donald Trump, had coupled his visit to Jerusalem with ...
Israeli soldiers on Thursday afternoon attacked the funeral of Tamimi, whom they shot and killed on Wednesday during clashes that erupted in Deir Nezam village, north of Ramallah. His funeral this morning, carried out by Ramallah masses, was attacked by Israeli soldiers, causing the rise of clashes again.
Israeli forces have indefinitely closed down the northern entrance to the occupied West Bank twin cities of Ramallah and al-Bireh. On Saturday night, amid ongoing protests over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Israeli Coordinator of Government Activities ...
A group of undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, late on Wednesday at night, Deir Jarir village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted six young Palestinian men, during confrontations that were taking place between regular army units, and locals. Eyewitnesses said that several young ...
Palestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump, following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. At protests in the occupied West Bank and Gaza, they have been burning US flags and chanting about their claims to the holy city. "He's making this about one side, taking ...


 

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