القسم: Solaa News
Hanns Seidel Stiftung – Egypt Office and Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights organized the third training workshop for local NGOs cadres in Cairo governorate during 16\17 May 2013.
The workshop came in the framework of "Responsive Decentralization for Citizens' Right" programme implemented by Maat in cooperation with Hanns Seidel Stiftung, the programme seeks to improve local administration co
Harlem Globetrotters Players Visit Children’s Cancer Hospital and Pyramids Before Game
Cairo, 8/5/2013 – The Harlem Globetrotters expressed their joy at being given the opportunity to visit Cairo at this crucial time in Egypt’s history, and reaffirmed their commitment and support of Egyptian sports and charities.
During a press conference this morning o
The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team that performs shows that combine athletic skill and comedy entertainment. The Harlem Globetrotters began in 1926 as the Savoy Big Five, and now more than 85 years and 20,000 games later, the team has become one of the most recognizable franchises in sports and has toured in over 120 nations worldwide. The Harlem Globetrooters have featured some of the greatest names in bas
Contribute to the efforts to rebuild the new Libya by innovation
Collaboration between ASTF and NASR to transform research into Start-ups
Dr. Abdalla Alnajjar, President of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) met, yesterday, in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Dr. Noureddine Al-Shammakhi, General Director of the Libyan National Agency for Scientific Res
Collaboration between ASTF and NASR to transform research into Start-ups
Dr. Abdalla Alnajjar, President of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) met, yesterday, in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Dr. Noureddine Al-Shammakhi, General Director of the Libyan National Agency for Scientific Research (NASR), the two sides discussed the ways of cooperation to turn research and
The Iraqi Arab religious outthority Mr. Al-serkhi continues perpaeing his researches
Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights continues its implementation for the activities of "Integrated Protection for the Families of Prisoners and Detainees – Integration and Rehabilitation" Project funded by the Swiss foundation Drosos.
In this framework, an entertainment trip for prisoners and detainees children in Helwan was organized on Saturday, April 27th, 2013. In general, the trips aim to int
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that an Israeli withdrawal would not bring peace with the Palestinians because the heart of the conflict was their refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
His remarks came a day after the Arab League announced moves to revive and modify its 2002 peace initiative, drawing praise from Washington and from Israel's chief peace negotiator Tzipi Livni b
Unidentified assailants attacked the car of a Fatah official in Gaza overnight Tuesday, locals said.
Witnesses told solaa that masked men entered the garage of Fatah leader Khaled Musa and damaged his car. Hamas police said they have opened an investigation into the incident, the third of its kind since April.
On Monday, assailants planted a 500-gram explosive device targeting the car of Fat
Israeli forces have banned lawyers from visiting a man suspected of fatally stabbing a settler in Nablus, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said Wednesday.
Salam al-Zaghal, from Tulkarem, on Tuesday fatally stabbed a settler while he waited at a hitch-hiking spot in the occupied West Bank.
Al-Zaghal was subsequently shot by Israeli border guards and transferred to hospital.
Israel will keep refusing to negotiate on the basis of a total withdrawal from land it seized during the 1967 Six-Day War, an Israeli minister said Wednesday after the Arab League modified its peace plan.
"If Israel agrees to come to the negotiating table while accepting in advance that talks would be held on the basis of the 1967 lines, there wouldn't be very much to negotiate about," said Gilad Erd
Syria's President Bashar Assad made a rare public visit on Wednesday to an electrical plant in central Damascus to mark Labour Day, the presidency's official Facebook page said.
"President Assad is now visiting the Umayyad electrical plant in Tishreen Garden in Damascus and congratulates its workers and Syria's workers on their holiday," the Facebook page said.
It published a
Settlers started over 50 fires across the West Bank on Tuesday following the fatal stabbing of a settler in Nablus, official news agency Wafa reported.
A report by the civil defense said firefighters had to deal with 57 fires caused by settlers. Hundreds of olive and almond trees were damaged and large areas of cultivated crops were destroyed, the report said.
Settlers attacked Palestinians and th
Syria's opposition on Wednesday denounced what it called "threats" by the head of Hezbollah, and warned against any intervention by the Lebanese Shiite group or by Iran in the Syrian conflict.
The speech was also criticised by Lebanese opposition leader Saad Hariri, who accused Hezbollah of "leading Lebanon to ruin" by intervening in Syria.
"The Syrians and the Lebanes
The British minister for the Middle East expressed concern Wednesday about recent violence in the West Bank and Gaza, a statement from his office said.
"I am very concerned about recent developments in both the West Bank and Gaza. At this critical time for the two state solution, we need dialogue, not violence," Alistair Burt said.
The British minister condemned recent rocket fire and an
Israeli tanks and bulldozers entered a border area in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, locals said.
Witnesses told solaa that seven Israeli military vehicles entered 200 meters into a border area near Khan Younis and destroyed agricultural land, including trees.
Border incursions are frequently reported by local residents.
Tensions are high in the Gaza Strip following an Isra
Truck drivers went on strike at the border between the West Bank and Jordan on Monday in protest over new Israeli restrictions.
The drivers stopped work between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Allenby Bridge crossing because Israeli authorities have reduced the number of trucks allowed to cross into Jordan, from 120 to 45 each day, the head of the drivers' union told solaa.
Sultan Hadad said the res
Israel razed four apartments on Monday in the al-Tur neighborhood of East Jerusalem, in spite of several attempts to revoke the demolition order, owners said.
Israeli authorities evicted 24 Gaith family members -- including five children and an elderly woman -- from the apartments ahead of the demolition, Rushi Ghaith, one of the owners, told solaa.
The apartments were scheduled for demolition in
Palestinian Christians near Bethlehem on Monday urged Pope Francis to speak up against an Israeli decision to build its controversial separation barrier on a route they say would cut off their community.
"We cry to your Holiness with a feeling of despair and urgency in order to keep alive our hope that justice and peace is still possible," said an open letter from the Christians of Beit Jala, a town near
Israeli settlers on Monday planted trees on private Palestinian land in Nablus in the northern West Bank, a Palestinian Authority official said.
Settlers plowed land belonging to Palestinian farmers in Azmut, east of Nablus, and planted young olive, vine and prunus trees, said Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank.
He said the settlers used bulldozers to dig d