Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised – Officials

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds an urgent cabinet meeting in Ramallah, West Bank on 14 May, 2018 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalised in the West Bank due to complications after minor surgery last week, a Palestinian official said on Sunday. It was the third time Abbas, 82, had been hospitalised in a week. He underwent minor ear surgery on Tuesday and was hospitalised again briefly overnight on Saturday/Sunday, the official Palestinian news agency Wafa said. A Palestinian official in Ramallah said Abbas went back into hospital again later on Sunday because his temperature was high “so doctors advised that he … Continue reading Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised – Officials

Controversial hidden camera programme reveals Tunisian links with Israel

Tunisian flag raised up at Belvedere Park in Tunis on 20 March, 2017 A private Tunisian TV channel has gone ahead with the broadcast of a controversial hidden camera exposé programme. “Shalom” tackles the issue of normalisation with the Israeli occupation, Quds Press has reported. Tunisna Channel explained that the programme shows a scenario whereby a politician or public figure is supposedly invited for an interview with CNN. It turns out, though, that the “interviewer” is actually an Israeli official offering the guest the opportunity to deal with Israel in exchange for financial and political support. According to producer Walid Zribi, the “guests” … Continue reading Controversial hidden camera programme reveals Tunisian links with Israel

Israel segregates Arab, Jewish women in maternity wards

A Palestinian baby can be seen receiving treatment in Gaza on 19 February 2018 In at least four Israeli hospitals, Arab women are separated from Jewish women in maternity wards, Haaretz newspaper reported. In a report based on testimonies collected from the four hospitals, the paper said the segregation policy has become the norm, explaining that the hospitals segregate the mothers either at their request of because they deem it right. According to the paper, the testimonies were collected from women who gave birth at the Hadassah University Hospital, Mt. Scopus in Jerusalem; Haemek in Afula; Nahariya’s Western Galilee Hospital in and … Continue reading Israel segregates Arab, Jewish women in maternity wards

Israel publishes list of Hamas ‘most wanted’

Members of Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas, in Gaza on 20 July 2017 Israel has published an updated “most wanted” list of Hamas leaders in the besieged Gaza Strip, Israeli Reshet news site reported. The site, which has previously published a list of wanted persons, some of whom were assassinated during Israel’s 2014 war on Gaza, said that the commander-in-chief of the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, Mohammed Deif, heads the list. According to the site, despite being injured from a previous assassination attempt, Deif remains Hamas’ military commander and manages the Qassam Brigades. His deputy, Marwan Issa, … Continue reading Israel publishes list of Hamas ‘most wanted’

Zeven zaken die het vasten verbreken!

De gelovige dient kennis te hebben van een aanbidding voordat hij deze uitvoert. Dit om er zeker van te zijn dat de aanbidding op de juiste manier wordt verricht en dat er niet onbewust iets wordt begaan wat de aanbidding nietig verklaart. Zo ook met deze grote aanbidding en vierde zuil van ons geloof; het vasten van de maand Ramadan. We dienen op de hoogte te zijn van haar regelgevingen en met name wat betreft de zaken die het vasten verbreken en ongeldig maken. In dit bericht treft u een uiteenzetting van de zaken die het vasten verbreken. Ontleend aan het Fatawaboek van de nobele … Continue reading Zeven zaken die het vasten verbreken!

Detainee ‘Oweisat Dies From His Serious Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Soldiers

21 MAY 3:22 AM The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that detainee Aziz ‘Oweisat, 53, died at an Israeli hospital from serious complications after he was assaulted by several Israeli soldiers in the prison, who claimed he attacked an officer with a sharp object. The Committee said ‘Oweisat, from Jabal al-Mokabber in occupied Jerusalem, was taken prisoner on March 24, 2014, and was sentenced to a life term. The Committee added that he suffered brain hemorrhage and a heart attack after the soldiers continuously assaulting him in Eshil Israeli prison, on May 2, 2018, and went into a coma before he … Continue reading Detainee ‘Oweisat Dies From His Serious Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Soldiers

UN Report: 44 West Bank Palestinian Structures Demolished by Israel during April

20 MAY 1:49 AM Israel demolished or seized a total of 44 Palestinian-owned structures in the West Bank during April, an increase compared to the monthly average during the first quarter of 2018 (33 structures) and during 2017 (35 structures), the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the occupied Palestinian territory said, in a report on West Bank demolitions and displacement, published on Friday. However, it added, according to WAFA, given that the majority of the targeted structures were non-residential or not inhabited, the number of people displaced during April (13) significantly declined, while the … Continue reading UN Report: 44 West Bank Palestinian Structures Demolished by Israel during April