An elderly man waves a Palestinian flag as Israeli security soldiers point a gun at him in the village of Bizzariya, Nablus, West Bank. File/AFP
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s annexation plan is highly condemnable (“Major European nations flay Netanyahu’s annexation plan,” Sept 14, Gulf Today).
Five Palestinians died on Sunday in surging cross-border fighting while Israel alleged that rockets from Gaza killed three people in an Israeli city.
Abdullah rejected the idea of Jordan as an alternative state for Palestinians, saying: "Don't we have a voice in the end?"
Israeli troops shot and wounded seven Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, the day before a mass rally called to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in which around 200 Palestinians have been killed.
The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the COVID-19 Pandemic has updated procedures to enter Abu Dhabi from within the country as part of proactive efforts to contain and eliminate the spread of COVID-19. The new procedures are effective from Sunday, 17 January.
The eagerly anticipated new season of #letsmajaz is back, and set to open at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah on Feb.5, with a grand celebration of the rich musical traditions of Iraq.
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why,” said the American writer Mark Twain. “Why” here refers to finding out one’s life purpose or passion.
The Information City, under the chairmanship of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, with its strategic partner MTN inaugurates the new year 2021 by dedicating a number of humanitarian and social initiatives, as it has promised over the past fifteen years. The Information City emphasised through those initiatives its determination to continue its efforts in light of the difficult circumstances imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic.