THE INDEPENDENT – Belgium has demanded the Israeli authorities provide “explanations as well as compensation” for the demolition of new school facilities for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank which were donated by the EU. CONTINUE READING
MINT PRESS – Days after residents in an isolated Bethlehem-area village received stop work orders for mobile homes being set up as a school — structures for which locals insisted they had obtained the necessary permits — Israeli forces reportedly raided the village Tuesday and seized the classrooms.
The raid into Jubbet al-Dib came a day before the first day of the school year, leaving some 64 students from the 1st to 4th grade without a school to attend on Wednesday, Palestinian Authority-owned Wafa news agency reported. CONTINUE READING