Tuesday, July 28
Latest News
  1. UN closes Iraq health programmes for lack of funding
  2. Saudi FM denounces 'aggressive' statements by Iran
  3. 'Friendly fire' kills Yemen loyalists despite truce
  4. US and Turkey to create 'IS-free zone' in Syria
  5. IOC strikes Middle East broadcast deal with beIN
  6. Syrian reporter killed by rebel fire near Damascus
  7. Kurds cut key IS supply route in northern Syria
  8. Australian 'IS nurse' remanded in custody
  9. Saudi-led coalition suspends Yemen strikes to allow aid
  10. Turkey could 'tip Syria balance' as Kurdish villages shelled
  11. Iran hits out at Kerry's 'empty threats'
  12. French Riviera braces for Saudi royals after beach lockdown
  13. Suspected Islamists kill 'at least 21' in NE Nigeria
  14. Media: Syria's Assad grants amnesty for draft dodgers, defectors
  15. US President Obama says 'Africa is on the move'
  16. Spokesman: Turkish jets bomb PKK Kurdish rebels in Iraq
  17. Turkey's Incirlik: US airbase on frontline for half a century
  18. Tunisian parliament adopts new anti-terror law
  19. Red Cross: Civilian suffering in Yemen at 'unprecedented' level
  20. 'No progress' in Libya search for kidnapped Italians

Israeli court extends detention of al-Issawi until June 29

June 24, 2014 4:51 P.M. (Updated: June 25, 2014 1:17 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) -- An Israeli military court on Tuesday extended the detention of former hunger striker Samer al-Issawi until June 29, a prisoners group said.

Lawyer Mufid al-Hajj from the Palestinian Prisoners Society told Ma'an that al-Issawi would appeal against the decision.

Israeli forces on Monday re-arrested al-Issawi from his house in al-Issawiya village in East Jerusalem.

Issawi was released from Israeli jail last December as part of an agreement in which he ended a 266-day hunger strike, during which time he became an international cause célèbre who focused attention on the plight of the thousands of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015