Al QUDS, Sept 24, 2018 (MENA) - Ninety Israeli settlers stormed into Al Aqsa mosque from al Magharba gate on Monday guarded by Israeli forces.
A group of settlers performed Talmudic rituals inside the mosque, WAFA news agency reported.
On Sunday, about 87 settlers also stormed the holy mosque, conducting provocative tours in the site.
Al-QUDS, Sept 23, 2018 (MENA) - As many as 87 settlers stormed on Sunday Al-Aqsa Mosque compound from Al-Maghariba gate, said WAFA news agency.
The settlers conducted provocative tours in the site. They tried to perform Jewish rituals amid tight Israeli troops security.
The storming coincides with Sukkot, or the Jewish feast of Tabernacles, which lasts for a week.
Ahead of the feast, Israeli security authorities took a series of repressive measures in Al-Quds, including arrests of activists and employees of Al- Aqsa.
RAMALLAH, Sept 23, 2018 (MENA ) - The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has refuted Israeli accusations for the Palestinian Authority (PA), headed by President Mahmoud Abbas, of evading peace negotiations.
Such accusations are part of a US-Israeli plan to liquidate the Palestinian cause and the lawful rights of the Palestinian people, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday.
This racist plan is considered sort of political terrorism exercised by the Israeli government with the aim to mislead the world public opinion, the statement charged.
Israel is seeking to hinder all international efforts to revive peace talks while blaming it all on the Palestinian Authority, it noted.
The Palestinian Authority has always reiterated commitment to the peace process and talks without preset conditions, the statement stressed.
RAMALLAH, Sept 23, 2018 (MENA) - Israeli forces have arrested 19 Palestinians in various parts of the West Bank.
In a statement on Sunday, the Palestinian Prisoners Club said six Palestinians were detained in Hebron, three in Qalqiliya, three in Nablus, two in Jenin, two in East Jerusalem and three in Ramallah and El Bireh.
RAMALLAH/PARIS, Sept 22, 2018 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that he has not rejected peace negotiations as Israel accuses.
"The rejection is always from (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu," Abbas told reporters in Paris, following talks with his counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
"We are ready to go to negotiations in private or in public," he was quoted by WAFA news agency as saying, welcoming the Middle East peace Quartet and other countries as mediators.
"We welcomes any European or Arab country," he said.
The Palestinian leader said that the outcome of his talks with Macron would be conveyed by the latter to US President Donald Trump during a next meeting.
RAMALLAH, Sept 18, 2018 (MENA) - Israel detained 16 Palestinians on Tuesday from different governorates in the West Bank.
One of them was killed during the detention campaign.
Israeli forces stormed into the house of 24-year-old Mohamed Zaghloul in Ramallah and beat him to death.
The forces also detained a girl from Bethlehem, seven Palestinians from Hebron, two from Quds, one from Nablus, three from Qalqilya along with a freed detainee from Jenin.