Saturday, April 25
Latest News
  1. Officials: 14 Somali, Afghan immigrants killed by train in Macedonia
  2. UNICEF: At least 115 children killed in Yemen since March 26
  3. Athens stocks jump 4.4% on hopes of EU deal
  4. EU clears 19 genetically modified products
  5. Seismologists: Strong earthquake rattles New Zealand
  6. EU says progress 'not sufficient' for Greece debt deal
  7. World leaders join silence at ceremony marking Armenian genocide
  8. Jordan's crown prince at UN takes on militant 'dark world'
  9. US officials: Iranian ships turn back from Yemen
  10. Pakistan PM affirms Saudi 'solidarity' despite Yemen snub
  11. Three British plane spotters released in UAE
  12. UK regulator fines Deutsche Bank $340 mn over Libor
  13. Saudi tightens mall security after alert
  14. Markit: Eurozone business activity slows in April
  15. France condemns 'shocking' Indonesia failings on death row case
  16. US teen 'seduced' by IS ideology, convicted on gun charge
  17. Official: Volcano in Chile erupts a second time
  18. Five terror attacks 'foiled' in France in recent months says PM
  19. India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row
  20. Minister: Man planning attack on churches arrested in Paris

Mayor: Israeli forces block entrances to Jenin village

Feb. 27, 2013 6:33 A.M. (Updated: March 1, 2013 5:36 A.M.)
JENIN (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Wednesday demolished a water pump and prevented farmers accessing their land in a Jenin village, a local official said.

Mayor Samer Abu Baker said Israeli forces blocked the entrances Yabad with dirt mounds and demolished a pump, cutting off the water supply to the village.

Abu Baker told Ma'an that farmers could not access their land due to the roadblock.

"This step is to put more pressure on farmers," he added.

Meanwhile, a crew of electricity maintenance workers were banned from entering the village, local Muhammad Abu Baker said.
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015