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Israel blocks vaccines to Gaza Israel blocks delivery of coronavirus vaccines to Gaza

The Palestinian Authority claims that Israel has refused to allow the delivery of 2,000 vaccine doses intended for health workers deployed in COVID-19-related emergency services in Gaza

Amid delay and denial of access by Israel, COVID-19 vaccination finally starts in Palestine

Israel’s deliberate denial of access to vaccines to the Palestinians, a violation of its obligations under the Fourth Geneva Convention, has been criticized by the WHO and other human rights groups with some calling it “vaccine apartheid”

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 postal services Palestinian Authority will use its own postal codes from April

The services, set to start from April 2021, will soon be extended to the blockaded Gaza strip. The move is expected to provide relief to Palestinians who have seen over 7,000 postal violations by Israel in 2020

Israel rushes to approve new illegal settlements before Trump leaves

Israel is rushing to approve new settlements ahead of Donald Trump relinquishing office. The move is also seen as an attempt by the Netanyahu government to win far-right support ahead of the elections

Palestinians oppose announcement of fresh illegal Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, faced with elections in March and prospects of a less friendly Biden administration, announced expedited construction of 800 new illegal Jewish homes inside the West Bank

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 demolishes Palestinian homes Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in occupied West Bank

While illegal demolition of Palestinian houses is routinely carried out by Israeli forces with complete impunity, the demolitions carried out on Wednesday are being viewed as being related to the proposed illegal annexation of the Jordan valley

statement-youth Palestine Palestinian youth for a new solidarity pact against Israeli occupation

Organizations from Palestine, Lebanon and the United States, announced the formation of a new united front to resist the Israeli occupation through a more unified, productive and determined global struggle, and has rejected the current Palestinian leadership

Israeli raids Palestine Israel conducts multiple violent raids in occupied Palestinian territories

Israeli forces carried out raids in various towns and villages across Palestine, arresting 14 Palestinians including a former prisoner. Despite the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis, the Israeli state has kept up its policies of oppression

Israel raids Palestinian clinic COVID Israel shuts down Palestinian health clinic testing for COVID-19 in East Jerusalem

The move is reportedly an attempt by the Israeli state to not allow the Palestinian Authority to undertake any government activity in occupied East Jerusalem

Jaffa protest Israel Palestinian protest Israeli police atrocities under pretext of enforcing quarantine

Protests were organized in the Palestinian majority town of Jaffa against Israeli police action under the pretext of the COVID-19 threat. A video showed police manhandling local residents, including a woman, and issuing fines

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