A Palestinian boy cleans a sofa from the rubble of the partial damage on his family house after and Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. Associated Press
Palestinian officials urged diplomats on Tuesday to take action to prevent Israel from carrying out a demolition order against Palestinian homes in the Occupied Jerusalem area as a deadline related to it approached.
Instead of a family member, Israeli authorities had approved a stranger to escort Aisha from the blockaded Gaza Strip to the east Jerusalem hospital. As her condition deteriorated, the child was returned to Gaza unconscious. One week later, she was dead.
The US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reiterated that any peace deal should be based on the Saudi-led Arab peace initiative that has been the Arab consensus on the necessary elements for a deal since 2002. Riyadh voiced support for “international efforts aimed at improving prosperity, investment and economic growth in the region.”
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC headquarters lit up in the Saudi colours to mark the event.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Wednesday inspected the students’ forum building and food court projects at the University of Sharjah (UOS).
Dubai Duty Free announced the 339th US$1 million dollar winner in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise draw held on Wednesday at Terminal 2 Departure of Dubai International Airport.
As a former military man, Matar Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre and Director of the Emergency and Disaster Management Division, knows very well the importance of being prepared for a major battle.