RAMALLAH, August 21, 2014 – (WAFA)
- PLO Executive Committee member Hanan
Ashrawi met Thursday with a Norwegian Parliamentary delegation from the
Christian Democratic Party, said the PLO Department of Culture and Information
in a press release.
Ashrawi met the Norwegian parliamentary,
that included its Head and Head of the Parliamentary Group Knut Arild Hareide,
Deputy Head of the Parliamentary Group Hans Olav Syversen...
NABLUS, August 21, 2014 (WAFA)
– Al-Quds Index of the Palestine Exchange (PEX) closed the week’s trading on
Thursdayat 516.61 points, up by 1.84 points (0.36%) compared to the previous
trading session, according to the PEX daily report.
A total of 340,046 shares were
traded for a value of $502,460.37 executed during 117 transactions.
Shares of 12 companies were
traded. Share price increased in seven...
LONDON, August 21, 2014 –
(WAFA)- The international humanitarian organization Oxfam urged Thursday in
a press release the world to suspend arms sales to Israel to protect civilians
as Gaza violence escalated anew.
Oxfam said that the all states
must immediately suspend transfers of arms or ammunition to Israel given the
serious risk that they could be used to violate international humanitarian law.
BEIJING, August 21, 2014 (WAFA) –
Chinese deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Xing Ming, said on Thursday that
his country will exert more efforts to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza.
According to a statement by the Palestinian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ming told the Palestinian MOFA that the Chinese
leadership will appoint a new Chinese envoy for the Middle East peace process,
and he will soon arrive in the...