With the award of Knight of France’s National Order of Merit, Raji Sourani became the most highly and widely decorated civilian in the Arab world.
Palestinian media reported that the explosion caused great destruction in the Omar Al-Mukhtar street in Gaza City, and that police cars and civil defense teams arrived at the scene.
In a small initiative to try and spread awareness on the importance of getting a vaccination done against the novel coronavirus, a Syrian chef does something absolutely unique.
This year however, the coronavirus pandemic is keeping traditional customers away from the 500-year-old gold market, a narrow lane lined by tiny shops under a vaulted roof. Amash says his business is down by half compared to the same
An early-morning military statement said there had been airborne explosive and incendiary attacks into southern Israel on Saturday. There were no immediate reports of casualties.
Health authorities in the Hamas Islamist-run territory of two million people are concerned over the potentially disastrous combination of poverty, densely populated refugee camps and limited hospital facilities in dealing with an outbreak.
Gaza is overrun with Santas. Traditional Santas welcome children in shops and streets and offer them small gifts and sweets made by Palestinian women. Mobile Santas cruise the streets in open cars and lorries. There is no snow.
Israeli planes renewed air strikes in Gaza early on Saturday and Hamas militants in Gaza responded by firing rockets into Israel as their battle entered a fifth night.
The ambulances entered Gaza at the Rafah crossing, which is otherwise closed for five days over the Eid Al Fitr holiday and the weekend and is due to reopen on Monday.