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Syrian regime 'blackmails' families of released detainees

The New Arab 24 May 2022
Syrian regime officers have allegedly blackmailed the families of recently ... “The officers threatened that the release of came without closing their security cases, and that they are still subject to arrest later," the Damascus-focused news outlet quoted local sources as saying.

'Five bullets with a silencer' - How was an IRGC officer assassinated?

The Jerusalem Post 22 May 2022
The IRGC also reported that the assassinated officer was involved in the security of the Shiite holy places in Damascus, as well as close to Qassem Suleimani, commander of a Quds force killed in a US air strike in 2020.

Israel's flag march 'wiping out Palestine's identity'

The New Arab 19 May 2022
However, the office of the Internal Security Minister Omer Barlev said this year's march would take place on 29 May along its “customary route” through Damascus Gate ... Barlev’s office said the decision was made after consultations with the police.

Trump’s Attempt to Shut Down All US Embassies in Africa Epitomizes Today’s GOP

truthout 19 May 2022
Similarly, as president, Trump visited two dozen countries while in office, but not one of them was in Africa ... Contrast that with Eisenhower’s 11-nation “Flight to Peace” tour in December 1959; or with Barack Obama visiting 58 countries in his eight years in office ... in office.

Syrians struggle to survive in ‘no man’s land’ desert camp

Al Jazeera 19 May 2022
Nearly 80 percent of the camp’s residents are women and children, living in squalid conditions ... “There’s literally nothing in the camp. There are no professional doctors ... The US continues to rely on the United Nations office in Damascus to support Rukban despite its own presence at al-Tanf base ... Health situation deteriorates ... Boiling point ... .

Flag March to be Allowed in Yerushalayim’s Old City

Hamodia 18 May 2022
The office of Internal Security Minister Omer Barlev said the march would take place on May 29 along its “customary route” through Damascus Gate, the AP reported ... However, Barlev’s office said the decision was made after consultations with police. As in years past, the route will pass through Damascus Gate, down Hagay Street and to the Kosel.

Associated Press Severs Connection Between Palestinian Flag and Jerusalem Mob Violence

The Algemeiner 13 May 2022
On the same day of the demonstration covered by the AP, a Palestinian man was shot in Jerusalem’s Old City after lunging at officers ... A stabbing attack took place on May 9 at the Damascus Gate of the Old City, wounding a Border Police officer.

Occupied Palestinian territory: Protection of Civilians Report | 19 April - 9 May 2022

Reliefweb 13 May 2022
On the same day, a Palestinian man allegedly stabbed and injured an Israeli police officer in a police observation tower at the Damascus Gate (East Jerusalem), and was subsequently shot and injured, according to Israeli media reports ... UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...

Palestinian terrorist shouts ‘Allahu akbar’ as he lunges at police in Jerusalem

Cleveland Jewish News 12 May 2022
A few days ago, in another incident in the Old City, an Israeli Border Police officer suffered moderate stab wounds in an attack near the Damascus Gate.

Palestinian Shot After Charging Israeli Officers While Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ in Jerusalem

The Algemeiner 11 May 2022
Israeli police officers in the ... Earlier this week, a Palestinian man charged border police officers with two knives outside Damascus Gate, stabbing one in the neck before being shot and evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment.

Attempted stabbing attack thwarted in Jerusalem's Old City

The Jerusalem Post 11 May 2022
The attempted terrorist attack comes just days after a stabbing attack injured a Border Police officer at the Damascus Gate of the Old City and an attempted terrorist attack in Tekoa was thwarted by a resident who shot a Palestinian armed with a knife who was trying to jump over the fence of his home.

Two Britons testify against Interpol chief in UAE torture claim

The Observer 11 May 2022
... punched by police officers, and all the other torture I suffered ... In recent years the same principle has been used in German courts to convict former Syrian intelligence officers of crimes against humanity for the murder and torture of detainees in a Damascus detention facility.

Israeli cop stabbed in neck in Jerusalem

New York Post 09 May 2022
REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun An Israeli police officer wipes his brow near the site of a stabbing at Damascus Gate.AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo Israeli police officers and paramedics carry a person from a border police checkpoint tower in Damascus GateAP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo.

Palestinian PM calls for urgent international intervention after Israeli troops fatally shoot three Palestinians

Press TV 09 May 2022
Separately on Sunday, another Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli soldiers at Bab al-Amoud, also known as Damascus Gate, one of the main ... Israeli forces claimed that a “suspect armed with a knife stabbed an officer” outside the Damascus Gate, who was then taken to hospital.

Israeli University Welcomes Ukrainian Math Prodigies: ‘A Privilege to Bring Them to Safety’

The Algemeiner 09 May 2022
Ukrainian students at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, May 2022. Photo ... Palestinian Who Stabbed Officer at Damascus Gate Had Scanned Area, ‘Wanted to Harm Innocent Civilians,’ Officer Recalls. A knife-wielding Palestinian assailant who stabbed an Israeli border police officer outside the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday "wanted... .

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