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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Israeli Escalation Aims at Weakening PA
Monday, 14 April 2014 09:24

RAMALLAH, April 13, 2014 (WAFA) – Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned in a statement on Sunday the recent Israeli escalation against the Palestinian people, their property and their holy sites, holding the Israeli government responsible for the repercussions on situation in Palestine and in the region as a whole.

UNESCO Passes Resolution to Send Expert Mission to Jerusalem
Friday, 11 April 2014 09:51

PARIS, April 10, 2014 – (WAFA) – Palestine and Jordan, thanks to support from Arab and Islamic groups, successfully passed Thursday a UNESCO Executive Board resolution to send an expert mission to Jerusalem.

Committee for Commemoration of Year of International Solidarity with Palestinian People Launch Program of Activities
Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:48

RAMALLAH, April 9, 2014 – (WAFA) - The National Committee for the Commemoration of the Year of International Solidarity with the Palestinian People launched Wednesday its program of activities during a meeting attended by representatives of the various sectors of society in Ramallah.

Soldiers stand by as Israeli settlers attack Palestinian school girls
Thursday, 10 April 2014 09:31

HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers on Wednesday assaulted Palestinian school children in the southern West Bank, a school official said.

A school principal told Ma'an that a group of extremist Israeli settlers hurled stones at school girls in the village of al-Tuwani, leaving them bruised.

Israeli soldiers stood by and watched without taking action as the settlers threw rocks, the principal said.

Arab Leauge: Chance remains for negotiations to move forward
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 10:02

CAIRO (Ma'an) -- Arab League deputy secretary-general Ahmed Ben Helli criticized pressure on President Mahmoud Abbas in negotiations with Israel, saying that pressure should be exerted on Israel for not upholding their commitments.


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