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Muslim scholars in Lebanon urge enhancing Syrian-Lebanese relations

The Administrative Commission of the Muslim Scholars Gathering in Lebanon has renewed its call for consolidating bilateral relations between Syria and Lebanon.

In a statement following its meeting on Monday, the commission stressed the need to reactivate the Syrian-Lebanese Higher Council and to implement the agreements signed between the two sides in order to facilitate the return of the displaced Syrians to their homeland.

The commission expressed hope that a national government that includes all spectra will be formed soon in Lebanon without any foreign interference.

A Palestinian killed, his wife injured by Israeli occupation gunfire northwest of occupied Al-Quds

A Palestinian man was shot dead and his wife was injured early this morning by the Israeli occupation gunfire near the village of Beir Nabala, northwest of occupied Al-Quds.

WAFA news agency reported that the occupation forces opened fire at the car of Osama Mansour and his wife. The man was shot in the head and died, while his wife was shot in the back, but is now in a stable condition.  

The wife told WAFA that the occupation forces opened fire at their car after they were told at a checkpoint to proceed on the road.

Meanwhile, the Israeli occupation detained three Palestinians, including an elderly, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Yesterday, the occupation forces also detained 17 Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank.

Palestinian detainee is on his 45th day of hunger strike in protest against his detention

A Palestinian administrative detainee in Israeli jails is on his 45th  day of hunger strike, his third since 2013, in protest against his prolonged administrative detention without charge or trial and based on secret evidence not known to anyone except the judges, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said in a statement that Imad Batran, 47, from the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, is among the hundreds of Palestinians targeted by Israel through its policy of administrative detention, and that he spent a total of 10 years behind bars, most of which were under administrative detention.

Palestinian FM reiterates it call for including Israel in UN "List of Shame"

Palestinian Foreign Ministry has called on the UN Secretary General to include the Israeli occupation in the UN "List of Shame" because of its violation of the right of the Child.

The call came on the occasion of the Palestinian Child Day, which coincides today.

According to WAFA, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) asserted that out of 4500 Palestinians held in Israeli jails for their resistance of the occupation, 140, or 3.1 percent, are children under the age of 18, based on data of the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs.

Israeli occupation destroyed 72 historical sites in Valley of Jordan

Israeli occupation continues attacking Palestinian archaeological sites with the aim of falsifying history and changing the sites' identity amid the international community's silence and its negligence  of Palestinian calls to preserve world heritage sites in the occupied Palestine.

There are around 6000 Palestinian archaeological sites in the West Bank and most of them were attacked by the occupation, according to Undersecretary of The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Saleh Al-Tawafsheh.