Monday, Aug. 31
Latest News
  1. 'Largest ever' Med gas field found off Egypt
  2. Egypt muezzin suspended over 'Facebook prayer call'
  3. 3 Canadians, Pakistani, Nigerian among dead in Saudi fire
  4. 'A Sinner in Mecca' documents gay Muslim pilgrimage
  5. A year on, Yazidis so close yet so far from Iraq hub
  6. Delayed Egypt elections to start on October 17
  7. Blast at Syria's Palmyra prompts fears for famed temple
  8. 11 dead, dozens hurt in fire at Saudi oil giant housing complex
  9. Red Crescent: 7 bodies wash up on Libya beach
  10. Egypt elections to start on October 17
  11. Kuwaiti MP: Iran is 'true enemy' of Gulf Arabs
  12. Iran bars Barenboim, thwarting Tehran concert plan
  13. Qatar exports plunge over 40 pct in year
  14. Beheaded Syriac bishop beatified a century after death
  15. Hungary police make new arrest over Austrian migrant tragedy
  16. Berlin, Paris, London seek urgent EU meeting on migrant crisis
  17. French PM: Migrants fleeing war, persecution must be let in
  18. Medics: Yemen coalition air raid kills 31, including 17 civilians
  19. ENI: 'Largest ever' Med gas field found off Egypt
  20. 2 dead, dozens hurt in fire at Saudi oil giant housing complex

Jerusalem court to look into Silwan home demolitions

May 24, 2011 8:55 P.M. (Updated: May 25, 2011 3:35 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) – Israel's central court in Jerusalem was scheduled to look into home demolitions in Al-Bustan neighborhood in East Jerusalem’s Silwan area Tuesday.

A court hearing for the case was scheduled earlier and was postponed until Tuesday.

Member of the local committee to defend Silwan and Al-Bustan neighborhood Abdul-Karim Abu Sneinan told Ma’an that the postponement was an attempt to put pressure on the residents of Al-Bustan neighborhood.

The Israeli municipal council of Jerusalem, he explained, wants to enforce its plans to displace them, however, all residents and defense committees insist on staying in their homes.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015