Breaking News

bts light stick ver 4bts light stick ver 3bts dollsbt21 plushiesbts hoodiebts jacketbt21 hoodiebts shirtbt21 shirtbts

Gaza

Egypt working for prisoner swap deal between Hamas and Israel

Egypt is believed to be working towards reactivating its mediation between the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, and Israel for a new prisoner exchange deal, Al Quds Al Arabi has reported. An Egyptian security delegation apparently visited the Gaza Strip and Israel earlier this week for meetings about the latest developments in the Palestinian elections. The issue of a prisoner …

Read More »

If Israel has committed no war crimes, then why does it refuse the ICC probe?

On 5 February, Palestinians saw a long tunnel open and a light flicker in the distance for justice. The International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber I “decided, by majority, that the Court’s territorial jurisdiction in the Situation in Palestine, a State party to the ICC Rome Statute, extends to the territories occupied by Israel since 1967.” The ICC now has …

Read More »

Egypt, Jordan hail US plan to restart aid to Palestine

Egypt and Jordan welcomed a US decision to restart economic, development and humanitarian assistance for Palestinians which includes funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Anadolu Agency reports. “The decision will contribute to alleviating the suffering of Palestinians, pave the way for providing financial support to the Palestinian people in the face of unprecedented economic and humanitarian difficulties …

Read More »

Romania donates $180,000 to UNRWA during visit to Jordan

The Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs announced a new contribution towards the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in support of its core programmes and services including education, healthcare and relief, and social services. Following a visit to the UNRWA office in Jordan last week, the delegation from Romania discussed the socio-economic …

Read More »

Israel looks to delay ICC probes into its crimes

Israeli officials are carrying out contacts with senior officials at the International Criminal Court (ICC) seeking to persuade them to put off starting investigations into Israeli war crimes in Gaza, West Bank, and Jerusalem. Kuwait’s Al Mujtama magazine reported Israeli army radio saying that the occupation state is seeking the postponement until the start of new ICC prosecutor Karim Khan’s …

Read More »

Conflicting expectations in Palestine amid registration of dozens of electoral lists

The Central Elections Commission has completed the first phase of preparations for holding the legislative elections, by formally registering the 36 competing electoral lists that will compete for the 132 seats in the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC). The last few days have been loaded with surprises, as the competing electoral lists came as the following: Eight lists affiliated with the …

Read More »

Poverty, COVID-19 add to plight of Palestinian children

Wandering across the streets of Gaza City, 12-year-old Ahmed tries to convince passers-by to buy the masks he sells as a way of making ends meet. His boss expects him back before sunset or else young Ahmed risks being beaten, Anadolu reports. Ahmed is just one of the hundreds of Palestinian children engaged in different forms of labor in the …

Read More »

Muhammad al-Khudari: Two years of injustice and darkness in Saudi’s jails

The leader of the Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas” Muhammad Al-Khudari has been in Saudi prisons for two years, in very harsh and difficult conditions. Despite appeals for his release due to the seriousness of his health condition, Riyadh continues to arrest him and prosecute him over cases of which he has proven innocent. On 4 April 2019, Palestinian national Dr. …

Read More »

Palestinian Elections: Abbas faces ‘revolt’ over Fatah’s electoral list

The schism in Fatah has deepened after the ruling faction, headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, submitted its list of candidates for the upcoming parliamentary election to the Palestinian Central Elections Commission (CEC).Some Palestinians said on Saturday that the mounting tensions marked the beginning of an unprecedented mutiny against Abbas and the veteran Fatah leadership. Several Fatah activists and …

Read More »

Palestine confirms 24 new deaths due to coronavirus

Palestinian health authorities registered 24 new fatalities and 1,651 infections today from the coronavirus pandemic, Anadolu Agency reports. Health Minister Mai Al-Kaila said 16 deaths and 698 cases were recorded in the West Bank while 953 cases and eight fatalities were registered in the Gaza Strip. According to the minister, 200 of those infected are in intensive care units, while …

Read More »