Palestine real-time news

Loving son climbs hospital wall everyday to spend time with his dying mum (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 21/07/2020 15:39:05

Jihad Al-Suwaiti, 30, from Hebron, Palestine, was spotted climbing a hospital wall every day in the West Bank to see his mother after she was diagnosed with cancer and coronavirus

UNRWA must not be starved of funds | Letter (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/07/2020 19:44:25

Current and former senior politicians and diplomats call on UN member states for urgent financial support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine RefugeesAs current and former pol...

Whether Israel annexes the West Bank or not, a two-state solution is no longer viable | Ahmed Moor (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/07/2020 17:54:25

The future of Israel-Palestine lies in it becoming a federal democracy with liberal valuesFor now, the coronavirus crisis appears to have stayed Israel’s outright annexation of the West Bank. Benjamin...

Boris Johnson’s Failure To Act Over Israel’s Illegal Annexation Would Be A Dangerous Precedent (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 01/07/2020 16:14:49

Witnessing injustice, in person, leaves an indelible mark.When I visited Jerusalem and the West Bank back in 2008, I was shocked by how individual Palestinians and whole Palestinian communities were t...

Holy city Bethlehem is shut down for 48 hours as surge in coronavirus infections hits Palestine’s West Bank (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 27/06/2020 21:37:20

BETHLEHEM will be temporarily closed for 48 hours following a spike in coronavirus cases in Palestine’s West Bank. The city-wide closure will begin Monday from 6.00AM and will last for 48 hours,...

Coronavirus live news: WHO warns of 'second peak' as it drops hydroxychloroquine trial (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/05/2020 09:54:13

Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; World health leaders urge green recovery; Singapore warns of worst economic contractionGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO w...

Combating coronavirus: UAE delivers urgent medical supplies to Palestine (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 19/05/2020 22:00:00

The supplies will support the efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic and its impact in the occupied Palestinian territory.

Eurovision: This Is What The Song Contest Looked Like 20 Years Ago (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 16/05/2020 09:00:01

Make the most of your time in lockdown with a daily dose of celebrity news and guides to the best shows. Sign up to the entertainment newsletter.As you’re probably well aware by now, this year&r...

Malaysia sends medical equipment to Palestine (source — www.thesundaily.my) 11/05/2020 14:02:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia yesterday shipped out various medical equipment, ranging from face masks to rubber gloves, to Palestine via Jordan using a special Air Asia aircraft.Foreign Minister Datuk Seri ...

Muhyiddin, Mahmoud Abbas, talk bilateral relations, Covid-19 (source — www.thesundaily.my) 06/04/2020 17:35:24

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas discussed – over the phone on Monday – several issues including bilateral relations and the Covid-...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death