Grenade attack in Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp targeted Palestinian National Security Force member’s home
Tensions continue to mount in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp after a grenade attack on the home of a Palestinian National Security Force member.
The unspoken, but unmistakable rule about UN secretary-generals is that they must come across as affable enough so as not to be the cause of international controversies, but also flexible enough to accommodate the US' disproportionate influence over the United Nations, particularly the Security Council.
Gigi talks about her high school days, from schoolgirl dreams to senior pranks.
The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said in a statement that 24 Palestinian journalists were currently held in Israeli prisons.
September 26, 2016
A fresh wave of violence has Israel in its grasp once again, almost exactly one year after similar attacks sparked fears of a third Intifada. Once again, it's dredging up questions of how to handle the violence and what this means for Israel's future.
Human Rights Watch says the world's football governing body, FIFA, has been sponsoring football matches played on “stolen” land in the occupied West Bank.
Khalid Mashaal also hinted he would not stand for reelection in Hamas' internal elections next year.
September 25, 2016
Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke in an Israeli prison, and was previously severely beaten by prison guards.
While exiting the Max Mara show at Milan Fashion Week, American fashion model, Gigi was lifted into the air by a bearded man in a wide-brimmed hat and reflective sunglasses.
In a historic first, Israel has selected a film entirely in Arabic to represent the country at the Academy Awards.
Some of the minors were held under administrative detention or had to pay a large fine to be released.
Al-Qadi ended his hunger strike on Wednesday, along with fellow prisoners Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, after an agreement with the Israeli prisons services not to renew their administrative detentions.
September 23, 2016
The "knife intifada" was thought to be over. Turns out, it isn't.
Egypt opened the crossing on Sunday to allow pilgrims to return home after Eid al-Adha.
"Britain gave, without any right, authority or consent from anyone, the land of Palestine to another people."
The President of the Palestinian Authority accused Israel of evading international initiatives aimed at ending the occupation.
September 22, 2016
The beauty pageant is set to take place in October.
September 21, 2016
It's all happening this week.
Muhammad Balboul, 26, has refused food since July 7, while his 23-year-old brother Mahmoud had been on hunger strike since July 5, and 25-year-old Malik al-Qadi declared his hunger strike on July 16.
A 13-year-old girl was shot in the legs at the Eliyahu checkpoint when she did not stop.
Seven Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in Hebron since Thursday, after a period of relative calm since a wave of unrest spread across the occupied territory nearly a year ago, which has seen 230 Palestinians killed by Israelis and 32 Israelis killed by Palestinians.
September 20, 2016
Scores of Palestinians have been detained in recent months for social media activity.
For Palestinians in the homeland as well as in exile, oral history production centers around a common experience of displacement.
Shoot to kill policy continues: Israeli forces kill two Palestinians following alleged stabbing attacks
Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told Ma'an that two Palestinians were "apprehended and neutralized" at the Ibrahimi mosque checkpoint in Hebron after carrying out a stabbing attack on a border police officer.
Arab passengers at Israel's airports are frequently subjected to strip searches and 'security escorts.'
September 19, 2016
Rafi said that the body of Saeed Amro, 28, will be handed over to his family after completing official procedures by the concerned authorities, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
UNRWA staff accused administrators of not filling hundreds of vacant positions to save money at the expense of refugees.
Mahmoud and Muhammad Balboul have been on hunger strike for 76 and 74 days respectively, while al-Qadi entered the 65th day of his strike on Saturday.
September 18, 2016
Several of al-Amr's family members, who spoke to Ma'an by phone and by Facebook messenger, said they doubted the Israeli police narrative.
The incident came after four Palestinians and one Jordanian were killed by Israeli forces amid an upsurge in violence in the occupied Palestinian territory.
Elite Zexer's film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Dramatic category for its portrayal of forbidden love in the Bedouin culture.
Each aid package to be distributed in the first phase will include flour, sugar and cooking oil.
The State Department on Friday designated Fathi Hammad, a former Hamas interior minister, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist.
September 17, 2016
A Palestinian man was shot dead after stabbing and lightly injuring an Israeli solider in Hebron.
The two Palestinians have yet to be identified. Israeli media reported that no Israelis were injured.
September 16, 2016
The pro-BDS Pink Floyd rocker and the Palestinian writer have parted ways.
Female international activists have set sail for the Gaza Strip on board two boats from the Spanish port of Barcelona to take humanitarian aid to the Israeli-besieged territory.
September 15, 2016
In Gaza city Israeli forces targeted a site allegedly used by the al-Qassam brigades in the eastern part of the city.
The Pali model toppled over in her six-inch heels and wound up on all fours in front of the world's press and fashion glitterati. Ouch!
Witnesses said that four Israeli military bulldozers entered some 50 meters into Palestinian lands from the Sufah military site between the districts of Rafah and Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.
Shaked and Erdan have proposed a bill that would compel social media providers like Facebook, Google, YouTube, and Twitter to remove "criminal" content which constitutes a danger to personal, public, or state security.
September 14, 2016
Gigi Hadid says her and her boyfriend Zayn Malik are constantly annoying their neighbours by singing show tunes at the top of their voice.