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Israeli Settlers Organize another Provocative Al-Aqsa Mosque Tour News Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Israeli Settlers Organize another Provocative Al-Aqsa Mosque Tour

Jewish settlers Wednesday broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque through the Mughrabi gate and toured its yards in a provocative manner under the protection of Israeli police, said witnesses. Israeli police were stationed at the gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque and imposed strict measures on the worshipers who wish to enter the compound; they seized identity cards and returned them back when worshipers left the compound.

18 hours ago
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 to Gaza schools News Roundup
Haaretz

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 to Gaza schools

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman for speaking out for girls' right to education, has announced that she is donating the $50,000 she received for winning the World's Children's Prize to rebuild UN schools damaged during the summer's fighting in Gaza.

19 hours ago
Young Palestinian females tortured in Israeli prisons News Roundup
Palestine News Network

Young Palestinian females tortured in Israeli prisons

Hanan Al-Khatib, lawyer for prisoner affairs committee reports that there are at least 17 female prisoners in Israeli prisons, treated in the worst possible way. The prisoners are banned from seeing their families, not given appropriate medical treatment, not given their rights in courts; a policy to keep them form protesting their imprisonment conditions.

19 hours ago
Israeli Forces Demolish Structures in Hebron, East Jerusalem News Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Israeli Forces Demolish Structures in Hebron, East Jerusalem

Israeli forces Wednesday demolished several structures used for housing and livestock and a traditional oven in Yatta to the south of Hebron and Jerusalem districts, said a local activist. A large Israeli force broke into Khashem al-Daraj, backed with bulldozers and military jeeps, cordoned off the area and demolished a residential structure, cave, an out-door toilet facility and livestock shed, which all belong to Mustafa, Mousa and Eid al-Tibni.

19 hours ago
Israeli Soldiers Brutally Attack Elementary Student near Hebron News Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Israeli Soldiers Brutally Attack Elementary Student near Hebron

Masked Israeli forces Wednesday brutally attacked a 13-year-old elementary student before arresting him from inside his school in the old town of Hebron, according to the student’s father. The father, Arif Jabir told WAFA that forces raided the school, attacked and severally beat up his son Bara’a before leading him out of the school in a brutal manner while using foul language with him.

19 hours ago
U.N. council to meet on latest Israel-Palestine tensions News Roundup
Louis Charbonneau, Reuters

U.N. council to meet on latest Israel-Palestine tensions

The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting this week on recent tensions between Israel and the Palestinians in East Jerusalem due to Israel's plans to build more settlements, council diplomats said on Tuesday. The meeting, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, is being convened in response to a request made by Jordan to Argentina's U.N. Ambassador Maria Cristina Perceval, president of the 15-nation Security Council this month.

about 2 days ago
Echo contributes €1.9 million for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria and Jordan News Roundup
UNRWA

Echo contributes €1.9 million for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria and Jordan

The EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is donating €1.9 million ($2.4 million) to provide cash assistance to Palestine refugees in Syria and Jordan who have been displaced by the ongoing conflict in Syria. As winter approaches, this monthly cash assistance will help refugees cover essential costs including food, shelter, health care, transport and heating.

about 2 days ago
Egypt to create buffer zone along Gaza border News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Egypt to create buffer zone along Gaza border

Egyptian authorities are set to create a buffer zone along the shared border with Gaza following an attack that killed 30 soldiers on Saturday. Egyptian military sources told Ma'an that all houses and farmland 500 meters deep along the 13-kilometer (eight-mile) border will be evacuated, with the exception of Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid.

about 2 days ago
AP Photographer, Freelancer Shot With Israeli Rubber Bullets News Roundup
The Huffington Post/AP

AP Photographer, Freelancer Shot With Israeli Rubber Bullets

wo photographers, including one working for The Associated Press, were struck by rubber-coated bullets fired at close range by an Israeli border policeman. Neither photographer was seriously hurt in Sunday's incident, which came during protests that followed the funeral of a 14-year-old Palestinian boy killed in a clash with Israeli soldiers.

about 3 days ago