Around A Dozen People Injured In Explosion At South Lebanon Palestinian Camp
BEIRUT: A large explosion rocked a Palestinian camp in the southern Lebanese port city of Tyre on Friday night, injuring about a dozen people, according to rescue workers on scene and a Palestinian source inside the camp. The state-run National News Agency (NNA) reported an unspecified number of deaths,... Read more
Two Israeli Police Officers Stabbed, Palestinian Assailant Killed
JERUSALEM: A 16-year-old Palestinian stabbed two Israeli police officers in Jerusalem’s walled Old City on Wednesday before he was shot and killed by security forces at the scene, police said. The border police officers were lightly and moderately wounded, said a spokesperson for Israel’s ambulance service. Palestinian officials did... Read more
Israel Designates Six Palestinian Civil Society Groups As Terrorists
TEL AVIV: Israel on Friday designated six Palestinian civil society groups as terrorist organizations and accused them of funnelling donor aid to militants. The charge was rejected by human rights watchdogs who said the move will stifle monitoring of potential abuses. The designations authorize Israeli authorities to close the... Read more
Nearly 80% of Palestinians Want President Abbas to Quit: Poll
International community still views him as a crucial partner in peace process JERUSALEM: A new poll has found that nearly 80 percent of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign, reflecting widespread anger over the death of an activist in security forces’ custody and a crackdown on protests over... Read more