Friday, Aug. 28
Latest News
  1. IS kills two generals in Iraq, advances in Syria
  2. Qatar Airways 'shamed' into action over pregnancy, marriage
  3. Egypt court sentences 12 IS supporters to death
  4. UN moves forward with plans for Syria chemical weapons probe
  5. Iran premieres big-budget epic film 'Muhammad'
  6. Israel to use crop, water technology to win friends in Africa
  7. Merkel says Austrian tragedy a 'warning' in migrant crisis
  8. US economy grew 3.7% in second quarter
  9. Recalling their own war, Belgraders embrace Syrian refugees
  10. IS claims suicide attack that killed two Iraqi generals
  11. Syria regime, rebels agree new truce for three towns
  12. Recalling their own war, Belgraders embrace Syrian refugees
  13. Drone kills five Qaeda suspects in Yemen stronghold
  14. HRW urges coalition to stop using cluster bombs in Yemen
  15. Israeli border police officer stabbed in East Jerusalem
  16. Berlin eases asylum rules for Syrians as migrants pour into EU
  17. Assad 'confident' of Russian support for Syria regime
  18. Iran enlists Afghan refugees as fighters to bolster Syria's Assad
  19. France sees Assad's 'neutralization' as pre-condition for peace
  20. Iranian epic 'Muhammad' aims to change Islam's image

PA police crush 72 stolen cars in Ramallah

Dec. 28, 2009 5:49 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 28, 2009 9:14 P.M.)
Ramallah – Ma’an – Palestinian Authority police in Ramallah said on Monday they confiscated and destroyed 72 stolen cars.

The police said the cars were crushed into “iron cubes” which will be sold in an auction. The proceeds will be transferred to the ministry of finance.

A statement said that other confiscated cars are awaiting a judge’s order to be destroyed.

Separately police said they arrested 10 people in Ramallah on charges of robbery and drug trafficking.

Eight of the suspects were charged in connection with the sale of hashish.

Another two were arrested for stealing 60,000 Israeli shekels worth of goods from a warehouse and cars.

The arrests of the two accused thieves came after a Ramallah resident complained that his car was stolen and the robbers demanded money in return for the vehicle.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015