About 7,000 Palestinian prisoners linger in Israeli jails, including more than 470 sentenced to life imprisonment. While many of them are married with children who are growing up without their fathers, others sometimes get married while serving long prison sentences.
Oct. 18 was the last day of the Egypt and the Palestinian Issue conference, which was held for the first time at the invitation of the National Center for Middle East Studies at the Ain Sokhna Red Sea resort to discuss the Palestinian cause and the situation in the Gaza Strip.
Smuggled classified documents revealed that the main security agency for the Soviet Union, the KGB, had recruited a network of agents in Israel, including 3 members of the Knesset, major generals and Shin Bet officer, to spy for them, Israel’s Ynet News reported yesterday.
Dozens of Palestinian engineers, technicians and workers have been busy implementing the first seawater desalination project in Gaza, which would partially solve the deteriorating water crisis in the Gaza Strip.
A new report from a Palestinian rights organization has found that the number of incidents in which people - including many journalists - have been arrested for social media posts has drastically increased in the last year, leading to worries over an Israeli crackdown on the right to freedom of expression.
Construction Cost Index (CCI), Road
Cost Index (RCI), Water Networks Cost
Index (WNCI) and Sewage Networks
Cost Index (SNCI) in the West Bank*
during September, 09/2016
Slight Increase in the Construction Cost