PALESTINIAN AFFAIRS: Despite announcing new elections, Abbas seems to have no intentions of stepping down.
The initiative will connect people from Israel and the Diaspora through shared Hebrew birthdays amid the coronavirus.
Rocket sirens were not activated because the rockets fell in open areas.
The power struggle between Abbas’s Fatah faction and Hamas escalated after the Islamist movement won the January 2006 parliamentary election.
Neither the US nor Israel has experienced a direct threat to the basic functioning of their democracies quite like the unspeakable act of Trump supporters storming the Capitol
It is not clear whether Abbas would present his candidacy in the upcoming presidential election.
President Mahmoud Abbas amends election law, raising quota for women in Palestinian Authority legislature to 26%, not the promised 30%.
Maariv journalist Tal Lev Ram explained on 103FM that this is part of an ongoing process along the border.
Hamas has allowed Dahlan loyalists to hold political rallies in the Gaza Strip, much to the dismay of Abbas and the PA leadership in the West Bank.