Jordanian Muhannad Hadi appointed Deputy UN Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process

New York: Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, announced appointment of Jordanian Muhannad Hadi as UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in the Palestinian Territory and Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, succeeding James Eugene McGoldrick of Ireland.

According to a UN statement on Saturday, Hadi has more than 30 years of international experience in humanitarian affairs and development work, most recently as regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syrian crisis.

Hadi served as WFP Regional Director for the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, WFP Regional Emergency Coordinator for the Syrian Crisis, and WFP Representative/Country Director in Syria.

In 1990, Hadi began his career with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and has since worked with the World Food Program in Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Indonesia, Lebanon, Italy, Jordan, Egypt and Syria.

Source: Jordan News Agency

Initiating a joint operation by forces from the Popular Mobilization Forces and the army to secure areas north of Nineveh

Forces from the Popular Mobilization Forces, in conjunction with forces from the army, began today, Saturday, a wide security operation to secure areas and villages north of Nineveh, passing through the Badush Mountains.

According to a statement by the Popular Mobilization Forces, the 59th Brigade, the Special Tasks Regiment of the Nineveh Operations Command, the Intelligence and Information Assistant, the Explosives Engineers and the Medics in the Popular Mobilization Forces, and parts of the Iraqi army, participated in the operation to track down terrorist cells and raid and search villages located on the Tigris River and adjacent to the Badush Mountains.

The statement added: ‘The operation aims to dry up the sources of terrorism and pursue ISIS terrorist gangs to strike their cells, destroy their hideouts, and impose security and stability throughout Nineveh Governorate.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

The funeral of the martyr Jihad Abu Alia in the village of Al-Mughayir

Ramallah – Together – Today, Saturday, our people mourned the body of the martyr Jihad Abu Alia (25 years old), who was killed in a settlers’ attack yesterday on the village of Al-Mughayir, northeast of Ramallah.

The funeral procession set off from the Palestine Medical Complex in the city of Ramallah, towards his village, Al-Mughayir, but the procession initially turned back to the complex because settlers, protected by the Israeli occupation forces, closed the entrances to the village and attacked several neighboring villages.

After that, the procession set off again towards the village, and was exposed to gunfire from settlers when it reached the entrance to the village, before the mourners were able to transport the body of the martyr to his family’s house to pay their last respects. They then performed the funeral prayer before the burial was taken to his final resting place in a cemetery. the village.

The settlers renewed their attack on the village today, wounding 6 citizens with live bullets, one o
f whom was described as critically injured, and burned a number of homes and vehicles, as well as a fire engine that was heading to put out the flames.

Source: Maan News Agency

The occupation fires on a vehicle in Bil’in

Ramallah – Ma’an – Today, Saturday, Israeli occupation forces opened fire on a vehicle in the village of Bil’in, west of Ramallah.

Local sources reported that the occupation forces opened fire on a vehicle as it passed near the street adjacent to the Separation and Apartheid Wall, but no injuries or damage were reported.

Source: Maan News Agency

Palestinian calls to confront settler attacks

Ramallah – Together – Palestinian forces, committees and institutions launched calls to confront settler attacks, which have escalated since yesterday in the wake of the killing of a settler in the West Bank.

The national and Islamic forces in Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate called on ‘to maintain a state of alert, and constant and continuous vigilance, to thwart the malicious plans aimed at uprooting our people from their land, and to work with all channels of cooperation, coordination, and epic internal solidarity of our people.’

It also called, in a press statement, to “thwart the attempts of the colonialists aimed at terrorizing Palestinian villages and towns with the ugliest forms of terrorism and brutality.”

She urged “the necessity of activating the popular guard and protection committees, and burning tires at the entrances to villages and towns adjacent to the colonies.”

It called for “taking the necessary measures and procedures to provide villages and towns with the elements for survival and s
teadfastness, supporting farmers and marginalized popular groups, working on the largest campaigns at the international level, and taking immediate action to stop these crimes and aggressive acts against the Palestinian people.”

For its part, the Factional Coordination Committee in Nablus Governorate called on the people to confront the settlers and the Israeli occupation army.

The Factional Coordination Committee, in a statement that I reviewed together, called on ‘citizens, the masses of our people, and all the villages of the Nablus Governorate… to confront with all force the herds of settlers, and we will not allow them to impose a settlement reality on us, as happened yesterday in the villages of the Ramallah Governorate and the attack of the settler herds today.’ On our people in the village of Duma, who are now being subjected to a very large attack by herds of settlers and the Israeli occupation army.’

The factional coordination committee in Nablus called on ‘our Palestinian people in all their l
ocations, especially the villages south of Nablus, to stand united in confronting the attacks of settler militias.’

The committee appealed to “all villages, towns and population centers to support, support and provide a helping hand and assistance to the villages and towns that are exposed to ordeals and attacks by settler militias.”

She stressed, “the necessity of forming and activating guard committees in all Palestinian villages and towns, especially those that are constantly exposed to settler attacks, and the necessity of supporting these committees at the official and popular levels.”

The Coordination Committee called on ‘all village and municipal councils, National Action factions, and all popular committees in the villages of Nablus Governorate to declare a state of emergency and a general mobilization to confront and confront the herds of settlers, defend the people, and protect citizens and their property from the brutality, orgy, and attacks of the settlers.’

For his part, the Governor of Nablu
s called on the people of villages and towns in the governorate to activate the popular guard committees in light of the escalation of settler attacks.

In the same context, the Hamas movement said that “the frenzied attacks of settler militias under the supervision of the fascist settler government are a described war crime.”

Hamas added, “Settler attacks require the leadership of the Authority and the security services in the West Bank to be on alert and exercise their role to protect our people.”

The Islamic Jihad movement said: ‘The attacks of armed settlers on our people reflect the entity’s efforts to plunge the West Bank into a street war.’

The movement added that these “attacks reflect the gang mentality that the entity grew up with.”

The Jihad movement stressed that “the resistance forces will carry out their duty to defend our people with all the means and tools they possess.”

Youth activists, via social media, launched calls to confront settlers, prevent them from attacking homes and property,
and form guard committees to stand up to them.

Many Palestinian towns and villages were subjected to attacks carried out by settlers, including: the villages of Al-Sawiya and Duma, south of Nablus, Al-Mughayir, Abu Falah, Deir Dibwan, and Turmus Ayya, east of Ramallah.

Source: Maan News Agency