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Israeli forces demolish traditional Palestinian oven near Yatta

Israeli forces demolish traditional Palestinian oven near YattaIsraeli forces on Wednesday demolished a Palestinian traditional oven in the village Umm al-Kher east of Yatta in the southern West Bank after Jewish settlers from the nearby Karmel settlement complained about smoke from the oven

PA security to launch crackdown on Hebron outlaws

PA security to launch crackdown on Hebron outlawsPalestinian Authority security services are set to carry out large-scale security operations to target outlaws in Hebron, a statement released Tuesday said

Spain condemns Israeli settlement announcement

Spain condemns Israeli settlement announcementThe Spanish government on Wednesday expressed its regret at an Israeli announcement of plans to build 1,000 homes for Jews in settlements across occupied East Jerusalem earlier in the week

PRC calls for armed resistance, regional boycott

PRC calls for armed resistance, regional boycottThe Popular Resistance Committees' armed wing on Wednesday called for armed resistance from Palestinians and a regional boycott from Arab countries to counter what it called Israeli violations in Jerusalem

Egypt starts work on Gaza buffer zone

Egypt starts work on Gaza buffer zoneEgypt began setting up a buffer zone along its border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday following a wave of deadly attacks

Israel faces UN outrage over East Jerusalem settlements

Israel faces UN outrage over East Jerusalem settlementsIsrael was facing sharp criticism on Wednesday for its latest plan to build Jewish settlements in occupied East Jerusalem during a UN Security Council meeting called to address rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions

Israelis raze land near Salfit at new Leshem settlement

Israelis raze land near Salfit at new Leshem settlementSettlers from the Israeli settlement of Leshem in western Salfit on Wednesday razed Palestinian agricultural lands and tore up rocks near archaeological sites between the villages of Kafr al-Dik and Deir Ballut near Khirbet Deir Samaan, witnesses said

Denied land access, Palestinians miss olive harvest

Denied land access, Palestinians miss olive harvestAbbas Yousef points wistfully towards his olive trees, which are bearing their annual fruit. Yet again, the 70-year-old Palestinian farmer will be unable to make the autumn harvest

Civil servants of former Hamas govt receive salary payments

Civil servants of former Hamas govt receive salary paymentsCivil 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

UK to halt search-and-rescue in Mediterranean

UK to halt search-and-rescue in MediterraneanThe UK government has said it will to stop search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean sea that help rescue migrants and refugees