From 7 to 14 August 2016, through its Relief and Social Services Programme (RSSP) and as part of its intervention to support orphaned* children after the 2014 hostilities in Gaza, UNRWA organized recreational trips for a total of 1,000 vulnerable children from the Gaza Strip.
Israel’s desalination plant at Ashkelon, on the Mediterranean coast, is considered to be one of the most advanced and efficient in the world, supplying about 20 percent of the country’s drinking water. But at least four times in recent months, it has had to shut down.
The Israeli Daily Yediot Ahranot has revealed that communications are underway by Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to bring Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, and Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, together in October.
After conducting a month-long tour of the UK, renowned photojournalist, Hamde Abu Rahma, touched Palestinian soil on Friday, having conveyed the message of life under Israeli occupation to various UK audiences.
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly supports the efforts of Palestinian tech entrepreneurs who have written to PayPal’s CEO Dan Schulman, and she calls on him “to extend service to Palestinians as PayPal already serves the Israeli settlers living illegally among them.”
The Israeli authorities must ensure that the trial of a detained humanitarian worker employed by the charity World Vision is fair and open, said Amnesty International on the eve of his trial, amid reports that the proceedings are due to take place in secret.
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah vowed to resign from office if the Palestinian Authority failed to arrest all wanted men responsible for encouraging “security chaos” in the occupied West Bank.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Sunday violently attacked the participants in the funeral procession of Ahmed Halawa, who had been lynched recently by PA security officers in al-Junaid jail in Nablus city.