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Palestinian elections Elections to be held in Palestine for the first time since 2006

The legislative elections encompassing all the occupied Palestinian territories, including West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, are scheduled to take place on May 22 while the presidential elections are to be held on July 31

Occupied Palestinian territories struggle to deal with COVID-19 cases

Latest  statistics from Tuesday, December 15, stated that a total of 126,205 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the occupied Palestinian territories, with the death toll currently at 1,107. 

UN reports on Israeli atrocities Israeli atrocities on the rise

Two recent UN reports reveal the extent to which the Israeli regime has intensified systematic violence against Palestinians while it pushes forward with the ‘Annexation Plan’

Palestinian man with autism shot dead by Israeli police

32-year-old Iyad Hallaq, who was diagnosed with autism, was chased down, shot and killed by border police at an Israeli check point near East Jerusalem. He was left on the ground bleeding and succumbed to his injuries

Apartheid road Israel approves ‘apartheid road’ to keep Palestinians away from the illegal settlements

The controversial road will also aid the illegal construction of thousands of illegal Jewish settlements in the volatile E-1 area of occupied East Jerusalem

Palestine deaths Israel kills two Palestinian teens in separate incidents in the West Bank

Palestinians have been demonstrating across the Occupied Territories since January 28 against Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ which gives Israel permission to take over large parts of the occupied West Bank

The flawed ‘deal of the century’ runs into determined Palestinian opposition

Demonstrations were held in different parts of the West Bank and Gaza strip against the proposed deal that is heavily biased in favor of Israel and was not framed with any Palestinian input

Hebron Palestinians condemn Israel’s plan for illegal settlement in occupied Hebron

The construction will move ahead after the demolition of a Palestinian wholesale fruits and vegetables market in Hebron, which has been closed down by the Israeli army since 1994

Israel approves another 2,304 illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank

Last week, 6,000 new settlement units were approved, along with a mere 715 Palestinian housing permits

Palestinian detainee died due to torture and neglect in Israeli jail: prisoners' groups Palestinian detainee died due to torture and neglect in Israeli jail: prisoners’ groups

31-year-old Nasser Majed Taqatqa died at the Nitzan prison on July 16. Palestinian prisoners’ groups said that his autopsy report showed that he had been tortured and denied medical treatment

East Jerusalem: Israel extends its occupation through illegal settlements

Various Zionist organizations help the state execute a set of discriminatory policies and actively contribute to the systemic erosion of Palestinian history

Israeli forces target Birzeit university students in raids across West Bank, East Jerusalem

As many as 34 Palestinians were arrested in early morning raids on Tuesday. Many of them were current and former students of Birzeit university and several are members of the student council

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