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Yosef Haim Ben-David. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Israeli man who kidnapped and burned alive a Palestinian teenager has been sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years.
A file photo of a Palestinian youth throwing stones. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 08:27 GMT
Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri said in a statement that unknown assailants opened fire at the house of a 50-year-old Palestinian in the Bedouin village of Tuba-Zangariyye in northern Israel, among other incidents.
More electricity lines were cut as the power supply crisis worsened in Gaza. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The company's Public Information Officer Tariq Labad told Ma'an that Egypt promised to fix the problem as soon as possible.
A Palestinian farmer works in his fields in the Gaza Strip village of Khuzaa. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that four armored military bulldozers and three digging machines escorted by Israeli military vehicles stormed the Gaza Strip buffer zone east of Rafah.
A file photo of Sinai Province militants in northern Egypt. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Hamas, Israel, and Egypt are teaming up to fight a common enemy - the Daesh-linked Sinai Province.
Lebanese army soldiers on patrol, as their country's flag waves in the background. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
The Lebanese army released a video of explosions and artillery fire, and claims it was a successful operation against militants.
There are currently 700 Palestinians being held in administrative detention in Israeli prisons, detention without charge or trial. (AFP/File)
April 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh has been on hunger strike for 58 days to protest his administrative detention and solitary confinement.
The closed gates of the Kerem Shalom crossing. (AFP/Said Khatib)
April 28, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Israeli authorities have shut down the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday.
Jews at prayer in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that hundreds of Israeli settlers arrived in over 15 buses to Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus around midnight.
Women protest at Al Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that a group of over a hundred right-wing Israelis entered the mosque compound via Dung Gate, four of whom performed religious rituals in violation of longstanding agreements regarding worship at the site.
A Palestinian woman reportedly tried to stab Israeli officers stationed at Qalandiya checkpoint before being shot dead. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Israeli forces reportedly fired more than 15 rounds into the woman's body and prevented paramedics from accessing the woman and child for medical treatment.
An area of green farmland in the Galilee. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A shooting late Tuesday night killed two and wounded three people.
Israeli security forces patrol Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that nearly 130 Jewish Israelis raided the Aqsa compound under armed guard via the Moroccan gate in occupied East Jerusalem's Old City.
This file photo shows a Palestinian man arrested by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
"Passover for Jews means freedom and justice," Amro told Ma'an. "Unfortunately for us [Palestinians] it means curfews, restrictions, discrimination, detentions."
A child rides his bicycle alongside a separation wall in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Seven Israelis were indicted for "terror activities" against Palestinians in the West Bank.
Palestinian 12-year-old Dima al-Wawi, imprisoned by Israel for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack, is greeted by her mother Sabha al-Wawi and her father Ismail al-Wawi after her release from an Israeli prison, at Jabara checkpoint near the West Bank town of Tulkarem on April 24, 2016. (Twitter/Press TV)
April 25, 2016 - 07:37 GMT
Believed to have been the youngest female Palestinian to be incarcerated by Israel, al-Wawi's parent filed requests for her release and Israel agreed to release the child two months early, alongside an 8,000 shekel ($2,100) plea deal payment.