By Mohammad Najem
RAMALLAH, December 10, 2013 (WAFA) – Marking the
International Day of Human Rights, officials and participants in a roundtable
discussion on freedom of press in Palestine said Tuesday that freedom of
the press and journalism is guaranteed in Palestine.
Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Palestine Liberation Organization
executive committee, highlighted the necessity for a free press in Palestine
and the need for better...
NABLUS, December 10, 2013 (WAFA) – The Al-Quds Index of the
Palestine Exchange (PEX) closed Tuesday trading at 531.03 points, up by 2.97 points
(0.56%) compared to Monday trading, according to the PEX daily report.
A total of 140,352 shares were traded for a value of $294,842.37
executed during 113 transactions.
Shares of 18 companies were traded. Share price increased in
seven companies and decreased in five others.
Top five gainers:...
RAMALLAH, December 10, 2013 (WAFA) – Member of the Palestine
Liberation Organization (PLO) executive committee, Hanan Ashrawi, Tuesday criticized
a new American TV program saying it promotes the Israeli occupation of East
She called in a statement on the American TV station, NBC, to
halt all of its efforts in the production of a new drama series called “DIG.”
The series, supported by the Israeli authorities and West Jerusalem
BETHLEHEM/HEBRON, December 10, 2013 (WAFA) – Israeli forces
arrested Tuesday five people from Deheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem and five
more from the Hebron area.
A security source said Israeli forces entered Deheisheh camp,
located to the south of Bethlehem, raided and searched several homes creating havoc
in them and arrested five people aged between 18 to 26 years.
Meanwhile, Israeli forces arrested five more people from