Palestine

Jordanian MP brings 250 tons of medical supplies to Gaza

Jordanian MP brings 250 tons of medical supplies to Gaza

Jordanian member of parliament Muhammad al-Dawayima arrived in Gaza on Friday bringing with him 250 tons of medicines and medical equipment as humanitarian aid continues to flow in to the devastated Palestinian coastal enclave.

Israeli forces detain two Palestinian brothers near Ramallah

Israeli forces detain two Palestinian brothers near Ramallah

Israeli forces detained two brothers from the town of Deir Nitham in northwest Ramallah on Saturday morning in a predawn raid. The detainees' father Abd al-Hafith Tamimi told that Israeli forces ransacked his home in the early dawn hours and detained his sons Qadri, 20 and Mustafa, 27.

Parliament speaker: MPs detained by Israel to be released soon

Parliament speaker: MPs detained by Israel to be released soon

Acting speaker of the Palestinian parliament Ahmad Bahr said on Friday that a number of members of the Palestinian Legislative Council detained by Israel will be released soon.

Gaza school year to start Sept. 14

Gaza school year to start Sept. 14

The new school year in the Gaza Strip will start on Sept. 14, Gaza's Ministry of Education said Friday. Ziad Thabet, deputy minister of the education ministry, told that an agreement was reached with UNRWA to open schools within two weeks.

2 Palestinians succumb to wounds from Israeli assault on Gaza

2 Palestinians succumb to wounds from Israeli assault on Gaza

Two Palestinians succumbed to wounds on Friday that they sustained during the Israeli war on Gaza, bringing the total Palestinian death toll in the 51-day Israeli assault to 2,155.

Victory celebrations in the streets of Gaza after prayers

Victory celebrations in the streets of Gaza after prayers

Palestinians across the Gaza Strip turned out in the thousands for prayers and a victory march on Friday, as many savored their first opportunity in 50 days to attend Friday prayers in Gaza mosques without fear of Israeli bombardment.

Israeli driver 'deliberately' runs over Palestinian near Hebron

Israeli driver

A Palestinian man was injured on Thursday after being run over by a bus carrying Israeli settlers near Hebron, local officials said.

Israel extends detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners

Israel extends detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners

Israeli authorities have recently extended the detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails, a rights group said on Wednesday.

Group: $40 million worth of damage to Gaza mosques, cemeteries

Group: $40 million worth of damage to Gaza mosques, cemeteries

Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip caused $40.4 million worth of damages to religious sites and cemeteries in Gaza, the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction said Thursday.

California wine country rocked by 6.0 quake, dozens hurt

California wine country rocked by 6.0 quake, dozens hurt

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco early on Sunday, injuring more than 100 people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.