A Palestinian child plays with a toy gun in Rafah, Gaza, on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
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.
Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority (PA), where opposition to a long-awaited US peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong.
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 new satellite MBZ-SAT is named after His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The police received a tip-off that a gang was seeking to peddle a quantity of narcotics.
The Indian capital New Delhi reported the highest single-day number of cases of 4,853 on Wednesday. The Indian health ministry also reported 508 deaths from the virus across the country in the past 24 hours, raising the tally to 120,010.