Sunday, May 03
Latest News
  1. Ex-US president Carter urges Palestinian elections
  2. UNESCO to award press freedom prize to jailed Syria activist
  3. Syria army 'tightens siege of rebel bastion near Damascus'
  4. Lebanon forces 'arrest IS-linked cleric'
  5. Kerry says US working hard to end Yemen crisis
  6. Syria regime air raid 'kills four children'
  7. Coalition: No major ground force in Yemen's Aden
  8. IS claims Baghdad bombing that killed 15
  9. HRW: Saudi-led coalition using cluster bombs in Yemen
  10. UN warns on Yemen aid as Saudi reports first border attack
  11. Rescue worker: Mass grave of 'boat people' found in south Thailand
  12. USGS: 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
  13. WFP halts food distribution in Yemen due to fuel shortage
  14. Britain tells UN Iran trying to buy nuclear technology
  15. Austria rejects US extradition of Ukrainian oligarch
  16. Govt: Japan consumer inflation up for first time in 10 months
  17. Official: Nepal quake toll climbs to 6,204
  18. Iraqi Kurd leader to visit US for talks next week
  19. Iran to release seized Maersk vessel after 'debt settled'
  20. US warships to 'accompany' US-flagged ships into Gulf

Settlers severely beat handicapped boy near Hebron

May 21, 2013 12:08 P.M. (Updated: May 21, 2013 6:30 P.M.)
HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Settlers assaulted a 16-year-old handicapped boy in Yatta on Tuesday, leaving him with bruising all over his body, official news agency Wafa reported.

Mohammad Shawaheen, 16, was attacked east of Yatta by settlers from Maon. He was taken to hospital for treatment

Last week, settlers from Maon torched two dunams of wheat fields in the south Hebron hills, which villagers managed to prevent from spreading to nearby land and homes.

Israeli forces rarely prosecute settlers for violence against Palestinians and their property, which is routine in the occupied West Bank.

Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015