Friday, Dec. 09
Latest News
  1. Palestinians arrested for allegedly planning to kidnap Israelis
  2. Former hunger-striking Balboul brothers released from Israeli prison
  3. Israeli police shut down Jerusalem singing event
  4. Israeli bulldozers level land in Umm al-Kheir
  5. Israeli forces detain 24 Palestinians and seize rifle
  6. Israeli forces violently suppress clashes in Shufat refugee camp
  7. Outpost legalization bill passes first Knesset reading
  8. On 29th anniversary, Hamas pledges to continue fight 'until victory'
  9. 2 Hamas fighters killed in Gaza tunnel collapse
  10. UNRWA condemns rising violence in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

More than 20,000 cross Allenby Bridge

Aug. 21, 2010 1:56 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 21, 2010 11:47 P.M.)
JERICHO (Ma'an) -- During the week, 20,988 travelers crossed the Allenby Bridge between the West Bank and Jordan, Palestinian Authority police said Saturday.

Entering the West Bank were 9,537, including 156 foreign nationals and 48 Palestinians with Israeli ID cards, while 10,856 left for Jordan, of whom 236 were foreign nationals and 25 holders of Israeli ID cards. Meanwhile, 21 patients traveled in Palestinian ambulances for treatment in Jordan, and 75 passengers were denied entry to Jordan for security reasons, police said.

Police added that 25 Palestinians "wanted for various charges" were detained at the crossing. They were not identified.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2016