The 64th Eurovision song contest set to be held in Tel Aviv next week is a hotly contested occasion. It is taking place in the wake of an escalation of violence with Gaza and amid protests over Israel’s systematic persecution and suppression of Palestinians living under its hostile occupation.
The United Nations has warned that its agencies providing food assistance to Gaza must raise tens of millions of dollars within weeks to avoid significant aid cuts and the matter is too serious to be ignored by the world community. It should be noted that the World Food Programme and its agency for Palestinian refugees,
"I have slaughtered a sheep every year ... but this year there is no way I can. I am ashamed," said the father of five, who declined to give his last name.
When cyclists signed up for this year’s Big Ride For Palestine, which raises funds for a charity aiding Palestinian children in Gaza, they were expecting to finish with a rally in a Tower Hamlets park.
The eight women mentioned having limited career options and are hopeful their animation will not only be a tool of advocacy but bring in income.
Many Palestinians have commended the UAE's move to provide the coronavirus vaccine to the Gaza Strip, in light of the long-imposed blockade that hinder the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines into the Strip.
In Gaza, young people have been practising parkour for years; bounding from ruin to ruin in an enclave pockmarked by three wars between Israel and Hamas.
By scheduling elections for this year, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas seeks to recover democratic legitimacy with disaffected Palestinians and impress the Biden administration
Palestinian media said Samoudi was wounded while standing at her window as Israeli troops were firing tear gas and gunshots during a confrontation with residents of the city's Jaberyat neighborhood during the raid.