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COVID-19: UN envoy hails strong Israel-Palestine cooperation

28 March 2020 - Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has praised the coordination between the Israeli and Palestine authorities in reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Mladenov's comments were made during a telephone conversation with the other members of the Middle East Quartet,…
bubmag
March 29, 2020
Palestine

Why Houthis offered Saudi POWs swap for jailed Palestinians

When the leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels recently offered a surprise prisoner exchange to Saudi Arabia, the announcement brought to light the case of dozens of Palestinians on trial in the kingdom, where they are accused of "supporting terrorism". In a televised address to mark the fifth anniversary of the…
bubmag
March 28, 2020
Palestine

Turkey assures Palestine of help to fight coronavirus

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas over the phone on March 21, reaffirming Turkey's support to Palestine in its fight against the novel coronavirus. According to a statement by the Communications Directorate, Erdoğan and Abbas held a phone call to discuss recent developments…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
Palestine

India to go ahead with $2.3 bn Turkish shipyard deal

NEW DELHI: India is going ahead with a $2.3 billion (about Rs 15,000 crore) deal to manufacture fleet support vessels (FSVs) in collaboration with a Turkish shipyard following a review after questions were raised on Turkey’s links with Pakistan and the recent diplomatic tiff with the Recep Tayyip Erdogan government.…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
Palestine

Sahar Khalifeh on Women and Education in Palestine

Birzeit University offered me a place, and I grew wings, feeling that the world was finally opening up to me. I forgot about my novel completely and cast it aside. It felt too small, too frail, to be a real source of support, one that could restore the balance I had…
bubmag
March 18, 2020
Palestine

Palestinian struggle continues with coronavirus

With 39 confirmed cases of coronavirus infections in Palestine as of Monday, the Palestinian Authority is struggling to cope with the pandemic with its limited resources and weak healthcare system. Thirty-seven of the victims were infected after a 51-member Greek religious tourist group, who visited Bethlehem in early March, tested positive…
bubmag
March 16, 2020
Palestine

Pray for 3Circle Church

Location: Fairhope, Alabama Pastor: Chris Bell Weekly Worship: Sundays at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 AM, Central Fast Facts: On Sunday, March 1 a team of thirteen 3Circle Church staff members and spouses including lead pastor, Chris Bell, traveled to Israel for an educational tour of biblical sites. The first cases…
bubmag
March 15, 2020
Palestine

UK Lawyers for Israel libeled charity

UK Lawyers for Israel’s Jonathan Turner. (UKLFI/YouTube)An Israel lobby group has made an out-of-court settlement in the UK after libeling a Palestinian charity in blog posts and letters to donors. Defense for Children International Palestine announced on Tuesday that UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) had withdrawn allegations that they provide…
bubmag
March 11, 2020
Palestine

Patterns of Occupied Palestine and Kashmir: Part 4 of Uncountable

Aaj Woh Kashmir Hai Mehkoom-O-FaqeerKal Jise Ahl-E-Nazar Kehte Thay Iran-E-Sagheer (Today that land of Kashmir, under the heels of the enemy, has become weak, helpless and poor/Once known among the wise as Little Iran) — Allama Muhammad Iqbal, poet and philosopher of Kashmiri origin, “The Poet who Introduced Language of…
bubmag
March 9, 2020