Latest News for: Damascus office


Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas fires incendiary balloons

Springfield News-Sun 18 Jun 2021
An Israeli border police officer dons his riot gear during a Palestinian protest at the Damascus Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem Thursday, June 17, 2021 against incendiary chants used by ultranationalist Israelis at their "Flags March" at the same site on Tuesday.

Photos: Israeli ultranationalists march through East Jerusalem, stirring animosity

The Los Angeles Times 16 Jun 2021
With music blaring, hundreds of Jewish ultranationalists gathered in front of the Damascus Gate, which leads into Jerusalem’s Old City ... Jewish ultranationalists rally outside Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate ... Israeli security officers remove Palestinians returning to congregate in front of Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate.

Israel responds to “arson balloons” with airstrikes on Gaza

Sandhills Express 16 Jun 2021
Far-right Israelis dance with Israeli flags as they march near Damascus Gate during the “flag march,” June 15, 2021 in Jerusalem, Israel ... Police officers clash with Palestinian as they force Palestinians out of Damascus Gate area before the far right flag march on June 15, 2021 in Jerusalem, Israel.

Israeli aircraft carry out airstrikes at militant sites in Gaza, first since last month's cease-fire

Yahoo Daily News 16 Jun 2021
There were no immediate reports of casualties ... 'The end of an era' ... Police officers clash with Palestinian as they force Palestinians out of Damascus Gate area before the far right flag march on June 15, 2021 in Jerusalem, Israel ... 1233472073. With music blaring, hundreds of Jewish nationalists gathered and moved in front of Damascus Gate ... .

Yesterdays 6/16/21

Log Cabin Democrat 16 Jun 2021
Members of the drug task force, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Police, Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, Damascus Police Department and the drug task force’s K-9 unit were conducting drug interdiction patrols along Highway 65. After a traffic stop, officers found 138 ...

Airstrikes on Gaza Strip in wake of Jerusalem parade

Irish Independent 15 Jun 2021
With music blaring, hundreds of Jewish nationalists gathered and moved in front of Damascus Gate ... Ahead of time, Israeli police cleared the area in front of Damascus Gate, closed roads, and sent away Palestinian protesters. Police said officers arrested 17 people suspected of involvement in violence, some of whom threw rocks and attacked police ... .

Israelis to bolster police for Jerusalem 'flag march'

The New Arab 14 Jun 2021
The police will operate in the Damascus Gate area in occupied East Jerusalem, and plainclothes officers will be tasked with preventing violence, according to Israel's Maariv daily ... The flag march is to commence at 5.30 pm, while an hour later participants will dance at Damascus Gate along with their Israeli flags, Arabi21 said ... ....

New Evidence: U.S. Troops Training Terrorists in Syria

Kayhan 13 Jun 2021
DAMASCUS (Press TV) – The Syrian military prosecutor’s office has released new evidence showing U.S ... The office published images of joint patrols by militants and American forces in Syria’s southeastern al-Tanf region, al-Mayadeen TV channel reported on Saturday.

Israeli epoch comes to close as Netanyahu, longest-serving leader, is out

The Los Angeles Times 13 Jun 2021
The narrow vote by the 120-member Knesset, or parliament, ushered in a ruling coalition that was cobbled together from wildly disparate political parties with little in common beyond a shared desire to expel Netanyahu from the office he had held for the last 12 years.

Head of Office, Humanitarian Affairs, D1 (Temporary Job Opening)

Reliefweb 09 Jun 2021
This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies ... This position is located in the OCHA office in Damascus, Syria.

Will the fragile Bennett-Lapid coalition of firsts manage to survive?

The Jerusalem Post 05 Jun 2021
A lot can still go wrong before the Bennett-Lapid government is sworn into office in the coming week ... One potential clash waiting to happen is on Thursday when a number of right-wing religious groups announced they plan to hold a flag March through the Old City of Jerusalem, including through Damascus Gate.

Violence Escalates in the Long-Running Israel-Palestine Conflict

OWP 02 Jun 2021
Hamas’ rockets came after 305 Palestinians and 21 Israeli police officers were injured when the Israeli Police stormed the holy al-Aqsa Mosque ... It allegedly housed Hamas offices. Earlier, Israeli Police had largely curtailed an Israeli nationalist march from going through the Damascus Gate flashpoint entrance to the Old City ... Trump, sparking protests.

Israel faced multi-front war during recent Gaza conflict

The Jerusalem Post 02 Jun 2021
Not much is known about what the Houthis, Hezbollah and Iraqi militias did during the war from May 10 to May 22 ...   ... In addition, during past conflicts, such as the 2019 conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, there has always been a multi-front aspect because groups like PIJ have offices in Damascus and work with Iran ...   ... .

Syria's Assad Wins Fourth Term in Office With 95.1% of Votes

Beijing News 28 May 2021
Parliament Speaker Hammouda Sabbagh announces the results of the Syrian presidential election at the Syrian parliament building in Damascus, Syria, May 27, 2021 ... Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad celebrate after the results of the presidential election announced that he won a fourth term in office, in Damascus, Syria, May 27, 2021.

Education and Protection Program Coordinator – Syria

Reliefweb 28 May 2021
Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Education and Protection Program Coordinator is responsible of the overall implementation of the EiE and CP programs in Hama, Rural Damascus and Dar’a Governorates, as well as program development ... From Damascus, provide continued support to field teams.