RAMALLAH, September 5, 2015
(WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday urged the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United
Nations (UN), ambassador Riyadh Mansour, to promptly work with the UN
Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to take the appropriate and necessary measures
to accommodate the Palestinian refugees in the Palestinian territory.
The Palestinian presidency has
been making calls with the UN and relevant European sides...
September 5, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces’ quelling of weekly and peaceful Friday
marches across the West Bank and the march protesting Israeli
plans to seize large tracts of Bab Al-Rahma Islamic cemetery, along the
eastern wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, hit the front page headlines in
and al-Ayyam covered the quelling of weekly Friday marches by Israeli forces in
their main front page news articles.
HEBRON, September 5, 2015 (WAFA) –
Israeli settlers, protected by Israeli forces, Saturday attacked a Palestinian university student and pepper-sprayed him in the face, causing him injuries and suffocation, according to the student’s family.
The family told WAFA that Jadawi
Hani Abu Haykal, 21, a student at Hebron’s Palestine Polytechnic University,
was severally beaten up by settlers residing in illegal settlements...
September 5, 2015 (WAFA) – Weather on Saturday is generally clear with no change
in temperatures to remain about 2 degrees Celsius above the seasonal average,
according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department.
is northwesterly and light to moderate. Sea waves are low.
hot weather and abundantly sunny skies are anticipated to prevail on Sunday and
temperature is likely to rise, approaching 3 to 4 degrees Celsius...