Nablus (Palestine)

Type: City
Name: Nablus (Palestine)
Country: Palestine
Latitude: 32.23
Longitude: 35.259998
population: 133,081
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Palestinian prisoner released after 20 years in Israeli jails

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian prisoner was released from an Israeli jail on Thursday after serving a 20-year sentence, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society said.Said Khatatba, from Beit Furik in Nablus, was detained on July 19, 1994.Dozens of local organizations ... [Published Ma'an News Agency - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Israeli forces kidnap ten Palestinians

Latest reports say Israeli soldiers have kidnapped at least ten more Palestinians in a series of raids across the occupied West Bank. Sources say the Palestinians were taken after Israeli troops stormed their homes in the east of Jenin early on Thurs ... [Published Press tv - Sep 18 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Pilgrimage is complete, work for peace must continue

Posted 1 min ago by Photo: Bishop Murphy and the other bishops visited with parishioners of St. Justin’s Latin Church in Nablus. The Christian population in Nablus is small, but parish priest Fr. Johnny Abu Khalil calls it a “community of hope” and ... [Published Long Island Catholic - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

‘An important creative document’

The 700-seat Ramallah Cultural Palace, on whose premises is the grave of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, was overcrowded on September 9. Over 850 people packed the cinema hall to watch Najwa Najjar’s premiere of her second long feature film, “The eyes ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli admission they killed Palestinian bus driver, after eight years of investigation

:47PNN/ West BankIsraeli Occupation authorities confirmed on Tuesday the deliberate killing of a Palestinian bus driver eight years ago, while he was traveling on Bathan Road in Nablus.This confession came after eight years of investigating the crime ... [Published Palestine News Network - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli forces confiscate farming tools near Tubas

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces confiscated farming tools and tractors on Wednesday and prevented dozens of workers from reaching lands in eastern Tubas in the northern West Bank.A member of the central committee of the Popular Front for the Liberation ... [Published Ma'an News Agency - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nablus Clashes as Soldiers Escort Israelis to Joseph's Tomb

(MaanImages/File)Witnesses told Ma'an News Agency that more than 30 military vehicles escorted eight buses carrying Israelis.Protesters reportedly threw stones and Molotov cocktails at the military vehicles as they drove near Balata and Askar refugees ... [Published International Middle East Media Center - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Settlers clash with Palestinians in WB

A series of fierce clashes erupt between Palestinians and Israelis after settlers stormed the holy shrine of Prophet Joseph in eastern Nablus. Initial reports say the conflict began when hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed the shrine of Prophet Joseph ... [Published Press tv - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Force-feeding Injections Cause Severe Health Issues for Released Prisoner JudAllah

:58PNN/ BethlehemIt is an incorrect assumption that the pain of prison ends after being released.  In Palestine, not only the psychological pain carries on, but the physical pain and suffering stays as well. The story of released prisoner Anas  Mahmoud ... [Published Palestine News Network - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Gaza goes back to school

School is now home and shelter for thousands.Students are displaced or dead, injured or orphaned.Teacher throws her body on the children to hide them.Books are smoke and ashes.Math is 51 days, 2,200 dead 10,000 injuredLand divided, settlements multip ... [Published Electronic Intifada - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

X-ray technicians to strike across West Bank

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- X-ray technicians across the West Bank declared strike action on Monday in protest against the Ministry of Health's failure to respond to their demands.Dozens of technicians demonstrated in front of the Rafidia Hospital in Nablus, with ... [Published Ma'an News Agency - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 4 reports

Israeli forces detain 174 Palestinians in last week alone

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces have detained 174 Palestinians across the West Bank during the second week of September alone, a Palestinian rights group said Sunday.The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli troops detained ... [Published Ma'an News Agency - Sep 14 2014]

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...study was carried out by An-Najah University which discovered, among other things, a much higher level of respiratory impairment in children: "We believe that lead is a major air pollutant in the study areas as the Israeli industrial zone is involved in paint production in addition to the melting of painted materials used for filtration in agriculture. Thus, lead may account for the finding of the high prevalence of respiratory-related disease symptoms among younger age groups." This alone suggests that there is an urgent need for further research and action...
"Al-Sham is one of the three only and true Arab nations" says Mohammed Saleh Jahrar, leader of the "People for Ma'an" movement
"On 26 August a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was agreed, bringing a fragile end to a war that killed 2150 Palestinians (mostly civilians) and 73 Israelis (mostly soldiers). Since then Hamas has not fired a single rocket, attacked an Israeli target, or done anything to break the terms of the ceasefire. Israel has done the following :1. Annexed another 1500 acres of West Bank land 2. Seized $56 million of PA tax revenue 3. Not lifted the illegal blockade (as required by the ceasefire) 4. Broken the ceasefire by firing at fishermen on four separate occasions 5. Detained six fishermen 6. Killed a 22-year-old, Issa al Qatari, a week before his wedding 7. Killed 16-year-old Mohammed Sinokrot with a rubber bullet to the head 8. Tortured a prisoner to the point of hospitalisation 9. Refused 13 members of the European Parliament entry into Gaza 10. Detained at least 127 people across the West Bank, including a seven-year-old boy in Hebron and two children, aged seven and eight, taken from the courtyard of their house in Silwad – and tear-gassed their mother 11. Continued to hold 33 members of the Palestinian Legislative Council in prison 12. Continued to hold 500 prisoners in administrative detention without charge or trial 13. Destroyed Bedouin homes in Khan al Ahmar, near Jerusalem, leaving 14 people homeless, and unveiled a plan to forcibly move thousands of Bedouin away from Jerusalem into two purpose-built townships 14. Destroyed a dairy factory in Hebron whose profits supported an orphanage 15. Destroyed a family home in Silwan, making five children homeless 16. Destroyed a house in Jerusalem where aid supplies en route to Gaza were being stored 17. Destroyed a well near Hebron 18. Set fire to an olive grove near Hebron 19. Raided a health centre and a nursery school in Nablus, causing extensive damage 20. Destroyed a swathe of farmland in Rafah by driving tanks over it 21. Ordered the dismantling of a small monument in Jerusalem to Mohamed Abu Khdeir, murdered in July by an Israeli lynch mob 22. Continued building a vast tunnel network under Jerusalem 23. Stormed the al Aqsa mosque compound with a group of far right settlers 24. Assisted hundreds of settlers in storming Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus 25. Prevented students from entering al QudsQuds University, firing stun grenades and rubber bullets at those who tried to go in 26. Earned unknown millions on reconstruction materials for Gaza, where 100,000 people need their destroyed homes rebuilt. The total bill is estimated at $7.8 billion "
"Thank you for everything you have done for Palestine and Gaza" he said

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