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Israel arrests Hamas leaders Ahead of Palestinian elections, Israel arrests political leaders in raids across West Bank  

28 Palestinians were arrested, most of them members of Palestinian political factions, including West Bank-based Fatah and the predominantly Gaza-based Hamas

Palestinian prisoner Rushdi Abu Mokh is released after 35 years in Israeli custody

Rushdi Abu Mokh was arrested in 1986 and charged along with three others with the murder of an Israeli soldier and membership of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

Palestine receives critical batch of 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from China

Besides China, the Palestinian Authority has also received vaccines from other sources, including doses from the United Nations COVAX initiative and Russian Sputnik V

Mahmoud Darwish: From Galilee to the world

New Frame’s Richard Pithouse reflects on the late Palestinian poet’s extraordinarily abundant, deeply humane and brilliantly kaleidoscopic work

Egypt opens Rafah border Egypt reopens its Rafah border with besieged Gaza

The Palestinian embassy in Cairo welcomed the decision, calling it a “result of intensive bilateral discussions and contacts between the Egyptian and Palestinian leaderships”

Palestinian elections Palestinian factions finalize mechanism for upcoming elections

The elections in the occupied Palestinian territories, if conducted as scheduled, would be the first to be held in 15 years. All groups in the country including Hamas and Fatah have agreed to respect and accept the results

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

Two injured in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza

The airstrikes on Saturday also caused damage to a hospital, a mosque and a several residential buildings. Electricity and water supply of the citizens of Gaza was also affected

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. 

Israel releases Palestinian tax revenue Israel releases Palestinian tax revenues after withholding them for over six months 

Israel was withholding over USD 1 billion worth of tax revenues due to the Palestinian Authority after the latter decided in May to suspend security and civil ties with Israel in protest against the illegal annexation plans declared by the Netanyahu government

Palestinian Authority to restore ties with Israel

The PA had cut ties with Israel in May after it announced plans to annex parts of the West Bank. The proposal for restoration of relations comes after assurances by Israel of a return to the status quo before May

Palestinian detainee hunger strike Palestinian administrative detainee on ‘verge of death’ as his hunger strike nears 90 days

Israeli human rights group B’Tselem says more than 350 Palestinians are currently being held under the illegal colonial-era policy of administrative detention adopted by the state of Israel

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