In one of the worst days since the coronavirus pandemic hit Palestine back in March, the Ministry Health recorded five deaths and at least 316 new cases in the occupied West Bank on Friday, July 10th.
While their state is being devastated by COVID, a number of Florida lawmakers are spending their time trying to oust Florida State University’s student senate president over a social media post he made as a 12-year-old.
Over the last week cases of COVID-19 have surged in Israel and the West Bank, prompting both governments to resume lock down measures in efforts to curb the second wave.
The beltway consensus on military aid to Israel is finally beginning to face a legit political challenge. There’s obviously still a long way to go, but it’s telling that so many Democrats now feel they can safely challenge aid without facing disastrous political consequences.
The last week saw a surge in COVID-19 cases in the West Bank, predominately in the Hebron area around the West Bank largest and most populous city.
Restaurants and cafes are still open and at full capacity, and there seems to be a common mentality that because most cases in Palestine have had mild or no symptoms, “even if I get sick, it’s not going to be that bad.”
Palestinian students attend their final classes before graduation following the reopening of the Palestine Technical…
A new poll has Jamaal Bowman up by 10 points over incumbent, and Israel lobby favorite, Eliot Engel. “Though the Democratic old guard has frequently been criticized as out of touch with the party base, name recognition and the right donors have held most would-be challengers at bay. If this poll is accurate, that time is rapidly ending,” tweeted American Prospect executive editor David Dayen.