Palestinians demand resignation of leader Mahmoud Abbas following extrajudicial killing of activist Nizar Banat by security forces

Hundreds of angry Palestinians marched towards Mahmoud Abbas’s presidential compound in the occupied West Bank on Thursday to demand he resign over the death of a well-known activist following his arrest by Palestinian Authority security forces. Demonstrators held posters of Nizar Banat as they came under tear gas fire by dozens of PA forces in… Read More Palestinians demand resignation of leader Mahmoud Abbas following extrajudicial killing of activist Nizar Banat by security forces

Palestine cancels coronavirus vaccine exchange deal with Israel over expiration date

The Palestinian Authority (PA) cancelled a deal on Friday to receive soon-to-expire COVID-19 vaccines from Israel after an initial Israeli shipment showed an expiration date sooner than had been agreed, the PA health minister said. Israel and the PA announced a vaccine swap deal earlier on Friday that would have seen Israel send up to… Read More Palestine cancels coronavirus vaccine exchange deal with Israel over expiration date

Israel to give Palestine at least one million coronavirus vaccine doses in exchange deal

Israel will give at least 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority (PA) under a deal to share shots, officials said on Friday, in a boost for the Palestinians’ vaccination campaign in the occupied West Bank and Gaza. Under the terms of the deal, announced by Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s office, the… Read More Israel to give Palestine at least one million coronavirus vaccine doses in exchange deal