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Gaza's health system days from being overwhelmed by COVID-19, advisers say

12:09am IST

(This Nov. 22 story corrects mortality figure in paragraph 4 to 0.5% instead of 0.05%) | Video

Gaza's health system days from being overwhelmed by COVID-19, advisers say

22 Nov 2020

GAZA, Nov 22 A sharp rise in coronavirus infections in the Gaza Strip could overwhelm the Palestinian enclave's meagre medical system by next week, public health advisers said on Sunday.

Palestinian girls compete in a rare Gaza boxing contest

20 Nov 2020

GAZA Trading jabs and punches, young Palestinian girls competed in a female boxing tournament on Friday in the Gaza Strip, where the sport is mostly popular with men.

Mother-of-five steers new course as Gaza's first woman taxi driver

20 Nov 2020

GAZA For Naela Abu Jibba, a mother of five who lives and works in the Gaza Strip, taking the road less travelled has become a way of life. | Video

Palestinian baker keeps lion cubs as pets on Gaza rooftop

12 Nov 2020

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip On the roof of an apartment block in one of Gaza's most crowded cities, two lion cubs prowl among the water tanks and dine on slaughtered chickens as children take selfies. | Video

Factbox: Reactions to death of PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat

10 Nov 2020

RAMALLAH, West Bank Tributes came from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from around the world after the death of Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator who died in Jerusalem on Tuesday after contracting COVID-19.

Reactions to death of PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat

10 Nov 2020

RAMALLAH, West Bank Tributes came from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from around the world after the death of Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator who died in Jerusalem on Tuesday after contracting COVID-19.

Factbox: Reactions to death of PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat

10 Nov 2020

RAMALLAH, West Bank Tributes came from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from around the world after the death of Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator who died in Jerusalem on Tuesday after contracting COVID-19.

FACTBOX-Reactions to death of PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat

10 Nov 2020

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov 10 Tributes poured in from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from around the world after the death of Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator who died in Jerusalem on Tuesday after contracting COVID-19.

U.N. refugee agency for Palestinians appeals for money to pay salaries

09 Nov 2020

JERUSALEM, Nov 9 The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees announced on Monday that it has run out of money to pay the salaries of its staff across the Middle East, after two years of funding cuts by the United States and some other donors.

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