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Young Palestinian man dies of wounds sustained in Gaza war

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A young Palestinian man on Tuesday died in Turkey of wounds he sustained in Israel’s recent offensive on the Gaza Strip.

Palestinian medical sources and family members told Ma’an that 20-year-old Ibrahim Adli Asila from Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip had succumbed to his wounds. Continue reading Young Palestinian man dies of wounds sustained in Gaza war

Palestine: Only 13 percent of Old Jerusalem remains

by Ahmed al-Abed, Al-Akhbar English

“Jerusalem is the bride of Arab nationalism, why did you let all these aggressors into her room?” asked Muzaffar al-Nawab, a renowned Iraqi poet, long before seeing the city at its worst today. As Israel continues to Judaize the city, forever changing its urban and cultural heritage, Arabs continue to condemn and denounce the occupation’s actions but in vain. Continue reading Palestine: Only 13 percent of Old Jerusalem remains

Israeli mayor storms into al-Aqsa without permission

Israeli-occupied Jerusalem’s mayor Nir Barkat forced his way on Tuesday into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem under heavy police protection, a Palestinian official said, as Israel continues to restrict the entry of Palestinian worshipers into al-Aqsa for the fifth week in a row.

“We protest this intrusion. Barakat entered the compound under the Israeli police’s protections without permission or a prior request,” Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, head of the Jordan-run Organization for Muslim Endowments and al-Aqsa Affairs, told Anadolu Agency. Continue reading Israeli mayor storms into al-Aqsa without permission