RAMALLAH, October 8, 2015 (WAFA) –
Medical sources in the Palestine Medical Complex Thursday announced that a
Palestinian youth has been killed during confrontations that erupted north of
According to sources from the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC), 20-year-old
Wisam Jamal was shot dead during an “unprecedented military incursion” into
Shufat refugee camp and As-Salam neighborhood.
WAFA correspondent said initial reports...
GENEVA, October 8, 2015 (WAFA) – The state of Palestine Thursday
participated in the Committee Against Torture’s (CAT) session held in Geneva and
elected for the first time the committee’s five new members.
After joining the Convention against Torture in 2014, the
Palestinian mission represented Palestine as a full member in this
PA ambassador to the UN in Geneva, Ibrahim Khreishi cast his vote
to select the five...
GENEVA, October 8, 2015 (WAFA) - UN High Commissioner for
Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Thursday he was extremely concerned
about increased tensions and violence in Occupied Palestinian Territory, and
stressed that calm can only be restored on the basis of respect for human
In a press release, he warned that “The security situation
has deteriorated dramatically over the past week in the West Bank, including
TEL AVIV, October 8, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli security guards
Thursday shot dead a Palestinian young man in central Tel Aviv under the
pretext of stabbing a female Israeli officer, according to WAFA correspondent.
Based on initial Israeli reports, while the Israeli officer
sustained injuries, the young man who was unidentified yet, was shot dead at the