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MCD Grants Management Officer- National contract

Reliefweb 19 Apr 2021
The main coordination office of the MDC is located in Amman (Jordan) and there are 2 sub-offices (1 in Irbid (Jordan), 1 in Jerusalem and 1 Gaza (Palestine)) in addition of several others implementing venues through local partners ... The MCD Grants Management Officer reports ...

Funding the Palestinian Authority Is a Betrayal of American Values

The Algemeiner 16 Apr 2021
The PA continues to deny Israel’s right to exist, and continues its relationship with other terrorist groups, especially those in the Gaza Strip. The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that for prior fiscal years, the USAID office “did not consistently ...

Israel: ex-soldier's self-immolation after trauma of 2014 military offensive

Middle East Monitor 14 Apr 2021
A former soldier who took part in Israel's brutal 2014 military offensive against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip set himself on fire on Monday evening in front of the Ministry of Defence rehabilitation offices, local media have reported.

A second wave of Covid-19 has hit the Gaza Strip with devastating effect

Middle East Monitor 13 Apr 2021
The humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip is worsening as health officials report more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases daily ... The head of the Government Media Office (GMO) in Gaza, Salama Maroof, told me that, "The government's plan has become clear, and it has been implemented since the outbreak of the pandemic last year.

Israeli repression aims to silence Palestinian journalists

The Electronic Intifada 13 Apr 2021
Violence against journalists is hardly unique to Gaza and to the Great March of Return protests ... In May 2014, ahead of Israel’s bloody assault on Gaza that summer, Israeli forces raided al-Ayyam’s offices in Beitunia, west of Ramallah, to inform the owners that they would no longer be allowed to print or distribute any newspaper originating in Gaza.

'Humiliated' former Israeli soldier sets himself alight outside defence ministry offices

The New Arab 13 Apr 2021
A disabled former Israeli soldier set himself alight on Monday evening in front of the Israeli defence ministry's rehabilitation offices, according to reports ... Saidian, who had fought in Israel's brutal 2014 war in Gaza, is known to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

My Ramadan: Two Muslim women tell their stories

Reliefweb 13 Apr 2021
Nihal says that the 40-strong staff of WFP's Palestine Country Office in Jerusalem — cut off from around 20 colleagues in Gaza — step out to enjoy each other's company when it is iftar, the time Muslims break their fast each day ...Inside the office, you feel this positiveness.

Hamas elects former chief Meshaal to head overseas bureau 12 Apr 2021
GAZA, April 12 (Xinhua) -- The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) said on Monday that its former politburo chief, Khaled Meshaal, was elected to be the head of the movement's overseas bureau ... On March 10, the movement elected Yehya Sinwar to be the Hamas chief in the Gaza Strip.

Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt): COVID-19 Emergency Situation Report 29 (March 2021)

Reliefweb 12 Apr 2021
• In March, active cases in the oPt rise by nearly half; active cases in Gaza more than triple ... 2,270 in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and 611 in the Gaza Strip ... After a 61 per cent decline in February compared with the previous month, active cases in Gaza surged by 356 per cent (from 1,737 to 7,917).

Israel Soccer Association Calls for Peace and Unity After Roger Waters Urges Ban of Jewish ...

The Algemeiner 11 Apr 2021
Waters said the same in a Facebook post on Saturday while promoting his benefit concert “Live for Gaza.” He wrote, “I’m going to take this opportunity to reach out to ask EPL ... Upcoming TV Series Inspired by Israeli Activist, IDF Officer Who Lost Left Hand in Gaza.

Biden’s push for restoring aid to Palestinians faces legal hurdles and brewing political crisis

Cleveland Jewish News 08 Apr 2021
Indeed, while the new administration—not even in office for its first 100 days—noted that the U.S ... while it determines how to navigate any legal obstacles.UNRWA staff members protest against cuts in financial aid outside the agency’s offices in Gaza City on April 14, 2019 ... courts if they open an office in America proper.

Schools close in Gaza amid Covid-19 surge

The National 07 Apr 2021
Authorities in Gaza ordered schools to close on Wednesday as Palestinians tackle a spike in coronavirus cases in the coastal enclave, with more than a third of tests returning positive ... “The situation is getting out of hand and this is clearly the effect of all the restrictions being eased,” said Sacha Bootsma, head of the WHO’s Gaza office.

Gaza Activist: After Lengthy Torture, Hamas Forced Me to Divorce

Beijing News 02 Apr 2021
GAZA CITY - After months of torture and interrogations in a Hamas prison, Palestinian activist Rami Aman says he was offered an unconventional proposition ... Now he says the love of his life has been whisked out of Gaza against her will, and he may never see her again ... Some urged Hamas, which has ruled Gaza since 2007, to act ... Officers sat in the room.

Palestine in Pictures: March 2021

The Electronic Intifada 02 Apr 2021
“In a statement, they said the man tried to stab them and lightly wounded one officer ... Palestinian women protest in front of the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Gaza City on 8 March, which marks International Women’s Day, in solidarity with female prisoners in Israeli jails.

Occupied Palestinian territory: Protection of Civilians Report | 16 - 29 March 2021

Reliefweb 02 Apr 2021
• In Gaza, on at least 17 occasions, Israeli forces opened warning fire near Israel’s perimeter fence or off the coast, presumably to enforce access restrictions, with no injuries reported. On two occasions, Israeli forces conducted land levelling near the fence inside Gaza.