Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Hebron

Israeli occupation forces yesterday demolished two Palestinian homes in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, according to the official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency. Wafa reported that Israeli forces and staff from the Israeli Civil Administration raided the Beir Al-Mahjar area of Hebron city before heading to the town of Beit Kahil, closing off its entrance. In Beit Kahil, Israeli forces demolished two three-story homes belonging to Palestinians Anwar Sonoqrot and Ahmad Al-Tamimi under the pretext that they were built without the impossible to obtain planning permissions. In Area C, the more than 60 per cent of the occupied West Bank which is under full Israeli security and civilian control, Palestinian construction and land management is prohibited unless through […]The post Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Hebron appeared first on aroundworld24.com.
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Fearing backlash, Fatah postpones visit to Gaza

Fatah has postponed an expected visit by a senior delegation to the Gaza Strip until further notice, sources told the Palestinian newspaper yesterday. The sources said that the visit was called off by Fatah Central Committee. The delegation had intended to hold meetings with Palestinian factions in Gaza. Sources believe the visit was postponed to […]
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Fearing backlash, Fatah postpones visit to Gaza

Fatah has postponed an expected visit by a senior delegation to the Gaza Strip until further notice, sources told the Palestinian newspaper yesterday. The sources said that the visit was called off by Fatah Central Committee. The delegation had intended to hold meetings with Palestinian factions in Gaza. Sources believe the visit was postponed to avoid officials being blamed for the failure of reconciliation efforts. Fatah and Hamas signed a reconciliation agreement in October last year which saw the Palestinian Authority taking control of ministries and border crossings in the besieged Gaza Strip. Read: Despite reconciliation, PA still imposing sanctions on Gaza However many have accused the PA of failing to fulfil its part of the deal as salaries of civil […]The post Fearing backlash, Fatah postpones visit to Gaza appeared first on aroundworld24.com.
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Israel starts new museum project near ‘Wailing’ Wall

The Israeli occupation authorities started work on a new multipurpose museum project near the western wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Wednesday, Quds Press has reported. Known to Jews as the “Western (or Wailing) Wall” and to Muslims as the “Buraq Wall”, the museum is being built in East Jerusalem and so has the same illegal status in international law as Israeli settlements scattered all over the occupied city and West Bank. The government-supervised Museum of Beit HaLiba is said to include cinema screening rooms, a library for tourists, a tourism information centre and a police station. According to one Palestinian specialist in Jerusalem affairs, the occupation authorities are working to change the identity of the holy city. The museum, […]The post Israel starts new museum project near ‘Wailing’ Wall appeared first on aroundworld24.com.
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