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  • »UNESCO: 264 Million Children Worldwide Not Receiving Education

    Mon 23 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — Some 264 million school-age children and young people worldwide were not in education in 2015, the United Nations culture and education agency UNESCO said Tuesday.
    The agency also warned that moves in many countries to hold schools...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 19 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 23 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday arrested 19 Palestinians during raids in a number of West Bank cities.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that the occupation forces stormed the cities of Jenin, Bethlehem,...
  • »Occupation Forces Move into Southern Gaza

    Mon 23 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    GAZA — Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday made an incursion into Palestinian lands east of Hajar Deek town in the southern Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian sources.
    The sources said that the occupation troops, backed by bulldozers and...
  • »Catalonia Officials 'Won't Follow Orders from Madrid'

    Sun 22 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Catalan authorities will not follow orders from the Spanish government if Madrid moves to reassert control over the region, a senior official says.
    A regional government spokesman told the BBC that the central government was acting...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sat 21 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Sunday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Hebron,...
  • »Extremist Settlers Storm Aqsa Mosque Complex

    Sat 21 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Groups of extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif, according to a Palestinian source.
    The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Khatib, told Petra's reporter in...
  • »Spain Catalonia: Foreign Minister Denies 'Coup' by Madrid

    Sat 21 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — The Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has denied that his government's move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a "coup".
    The speaker of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, called measures announced by the...
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  • »Rockets Hit Diplomatic Zone near NATO Mission in Kabul

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — Two rockets fell near the headquarters of NATO’s Resolute Support mission in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Saturday, local media have reported.
    The Afghan news agency TOLO said projectiles hit the so-called green zone , the...
  • »UK Condemns New Israeli Settlement Expansion Scheme

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    LONDON —Britain Saturday condemned Israel's latest plan to build an additional 2,900 homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom strongly condemns Israel for forwarding plans,...
  • »Afghan Army Base Destroyed by Taliban Suicide Bombers

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — At least 43 Afghan soldiers have been killed and nine wounded after two suicide bombers in Humvee trucks targeted a military base in the southern province of Kandahar.
    Six are still missing and 10 militants are also said to have...
  • »EU Demands Israel Pays for Demolishing Buildings in West Bank

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — The European Union is demanding that Israel compensate it for demolishing Arab buildings built in Area "C", which is under full Israeli control, Haaretz daily reported Thursday.
    Eight EU countries have written an official protest...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 11 Palestinians in West Bank

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested 11 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Nablus,...
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