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Posts Tagged: Palestinians coronavirus

October 19, 2020 9:08 am

PLO’s Erekat on Ventilator With COVID-19, Israeli Hospital Says

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, hospitalized in Israel with COVID-19, was placed on a ventilator on Monday after his condition deteriorated, a spokeswoman for the...

October 9, 2020 8:38 am

Veteran Palestinian Negotiator Erekat Facing ‘Difficult’ Coronavirus Symptoms

Chief Palestinian Authority (PA) negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Friday he was suffering "difficult" symptoms after contracting coronavirus, but that things were "under control." Erekat, 65, a lawmaker...

September 9, 2020 8:54 am

Palestinian Economic Woes Compounded by COVID-19: UN Report

The COVID-19 pandemic is compounding dire economic conditions in the Palestinian territories, where GDP per capita was already projected to fall by 3 percent to...

July 22, 2020 12:08 pm

Cut Off From World, and Coronavirus, Gaza Prepares for Eid Holiday Like Nowhere Else

Gazans are thronging beaches and crowding markets filled with holiday sweets and clothes as they prepare to celebrate Eid al-Adha largely free of the coronavirus...

June 24, 2020 6:54 am

Israel, Palestinians Tighten Restrictions as Coronavirus Reemerges

Israeli and Palestinian authorities have brought back some coronavirus restrictions after the number of new cases jumped in what officials fear could herald a "second...

June 9, 2020 7:06 am

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to Operate Second Flight to Israel Carrying Palestinian Aid

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is to operate a rare, second flight to Israel on Wednesday carrying medical aid to be delivered to the Palestinians, an airline spokeswoman...

May 26, 2020 9:38 am

Palestinians Begin Easing Coronavirus Restrictions - Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced on Monday that mosques, churches and businesses would reopen on Tuesday in the PA-controlled areas of...

May 17, 2020 6:49 am

Pandemic Slows — but Doesn’t Stop — Hamas’ Terror Industry - Hamas in the Gaza Strip has remained highly active in its efforts to plot and implement terror attacks in the West Bank. Its...

May 5, 2020 10:06 am

Palestinians Extend Coronavirus State of Emergency to June 5

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has extended to June 5 a state of emergency declared in areas under his administration in the West Bank in...

April 25, 2020 10:00 am

Al-Aqsa Preacher’s Voice Echoes Across Jerusalem Devoid of Ramadan Crowds

An imam standing atop an 18-foot pulpit in a near-empty Al-Aqsa Mosque delivered the first Friday prayers of Ramadan in Jerusalem, his voice echoing across...

April 20, 2020 2:56 pm

Israeli Official Slams Pro-Palestinian Social Media Users for Comparing Jews to Viruses With #Covid48 Hashtag

An Israeli Foreign Ministry official condemned on Monday pro-Palestinian social media users for vilifying the Jewish state amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic. “On the eve...

April 17, 2020 7:54 am

US Gives $5 Million to Palestinians Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, After Years of Aid Cuts

The United States is giving $5 million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic, an American envoy said on Thursday. The donation announced...

April 13, 2020 7:38 am

Gaza Resumes Coronavirus Testing Amid Shortages

Coronavirus testing has resumed in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip after Israel allowed five testing kits purchased by the World Health Organization (WHO) into the territory, a Gaza...

March 26, 2020 10:12 am

Palestinians Leave Jobs in Israel, Citing Coronavirus Risk

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has ordered home Palestinian laborers in Israel and in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying their jobs exposed them to...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


US Charges UK National With Bribery Scheme to Obtain Iraq Contracts

An Iraqi-born British national has been criminally charged in New Jersey with involvement in a bribery scheme to obtain millions of dollars of US Army Corps of Engineers reconstruction contracts...


The Corona Effect: Israelis Spend Half Their Lives in Front of a Screen

CTech - Israel's biggest telecommunications provider Bezeq released on Wednesday figures from a survey on the online habits of Israelis amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, revealing that in 2020, the...

Middle East

In Locked-Down Lebanon, Tripoli Protester Killed in Night of Unrest

A man was killed in the Lebanese city of Tripoli on Thursday in clashes between security forces and protesters angry over a strict coronavirus lockdown that has cut off livelihoods...

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