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The genocidal war on the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its 255th day, with the Zionist occupation forces continuing to commit war  crimes, ethnic cleansing, and various murders in the Gaza Strip, by launching dozens of air strikes, artillery shelling, and bloody massacres against civilians

3,315 Massacres

The government media office in the Gaza Strip reported on Monday that the Israeli occupation army committed 3,315 massacres against Palestinian families and civilians in the Strip during 255 days of continuous military aggression.

The government media explained in a press statement, received by the Palestinian Information Center, that dealt with the statistics of the genocidal war in the Gaza Strip since last October 7, that the occupation massacres caused the death and loss of 47,347 civilians, while 85,372 citizens were injured.

They said that 37,347 martyrs arrived at Palestinian hospitals in Gaza, in addition to counting 10,000 missing persons. The majority of them are children and women. Explaining that 10,406 Palestinian women were martyred in the ongoing military aggression.

He stated that the aggressive war in Gaza caused the death of 15,747 children as a result of bombing and shooting, in addition to the death of 33 children as a result of famine after the occupation forces imposed a complete siege on the Gaza Strip.

They drew attention to the fact that the medical teams lost 498 of their cadres as “martyrs,” in addition to 70 martyrs from the Civil Defense, and 151 Palestinian journalists.

The government media office in Gaza revealed that 7 mass graves were found that the occupation had established inside the Strip’s hospitals. Specialized crews recovered 520 bodies of Palestinian civilians.

The occupation forces targeted 150 shelter centers. Noting that 70% of the victims of military aggression are women and children.

They also drew attention to the fact that 17,000 children live without their parents or one of them. While 3,500 children are at risk of death due to malnutrition and lack of food.

Official Palestinian data stated that 12,000 wounded people need to travel for treatment outside the Gaza Strip, and that 10,000 cancer patients face death and need treatment. Among them are 3,000 patients with various diseases who need treatment abroad.

They warned that 1,477,748 citizens were infected with infectious diseases as a result of displacement. In addition, 71,338 cases of viral hepatitis infection due to displacement.

They  also noted that 60,000 pregnant Palestinian women inside the Gaza Strip are at risk due to the lack of health care. Besides, 350,000 chronic patients are at risk due to preventing the introduction of medications.

According to information from the Information Office, the occupation arrested 5,000 Palestinian citizens from the Gaza Strip during the genocidal war. Of these, 310 were arrests of health personnel and 21 of journalists.

The number of displaced people inside the Gaza Strip reached 2 million citizens. While the occupation forces completely destroyed 194 government headquarters, 110 schools and universities, in addition to 321 schools and universities partially.

The occupation forces destroyed 608 mosques completely and 209 mosques partially, as well as targeting and destroying 3 churches, in addition to 138,400 housing units that the occupation completely destroyed, and 453,000 units partially.

Since October 7, the occupation forces have dropped 79 thousand tons of explosives on the Gaza Strip. It caused 33 hospitals and 64 health centers to be out of service.

The occupation targeted 160 health institutions in the Gaza Strip, 131 ambulances, and destroyed 206 archaeological and heritage sites. While the sector's direct (initial) losses from the war of extermination amounted to $33 billion.

With the advent of Eid al-Adha, the "Israeli" aggression against the Gaza Strip entered its 254th day, amid the continuing Israeli genocide war on Gaza

 Today, Sunday, two martyrs were recovered from the Tal al-Sultan neighborhood, west of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, where the occupation directly targeted ambulance crews and two ambulance vehicles were damaged.

Targeting Ambulance Crews

It is noteworthy that some martyrs have not yet had their bodies recovered due to the direct "Israeli" targeting of ambulance crews.

The occupation targeted everything that moved in the Saudi neighborhood west of Rafah, following the combined operation of the Al-Qassam Brigades (the military wing of the Hamas movement), in addition to its Quadcopter aircraft firing fire and bombs at any groups it detected.

Tactical Truce

A press source confirmed that the occupation claimed to implement a "temporary truce" in Rafah, denying that it was a ceasefire, and explaining that it was a "tactical truce" that only included the street extending from the Kerem Shalom crossing towards the vicinity of the European Hospital. It did not include a cessation of hostilities towards civilians.

Palestinian media reported that 3 people were injured in an “Israeli” attack on the vicinity of Ansar Junction, west of Gaza City.

At dawn, occupation vehicles opened fire east of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City, and Israeli gunboats also opened fire towards the city’s coast, where occupation aircraft targeted a house in the Beach camp. The occupation artillery also targeted north of the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

More than 37,296 Martyrs and 85,197 Wounded

In the latest figures published by the Ministry of Health in Gaza, the toll of the ongoing "Israeli" aggression on the Gaza Strip has risen to 37,296 martyrs and 85,197 wounded, since the seventh of last October.

Rafah witnessed intense bombardment, in addition to the occupation launching raids on eastern Gaza City, which led to the death and injury of dozens of Palestinians.

Israel Acknowledges Losing Many Soldiers

For its part, the occupation army announced the killing of two officers from the Eighth Brigade in battles in the northern Gaza Strip.

The occupation army acknowledged the killing of 8 soldiers as a result of the bombing of an armored vehicle in Rafah, yesterday, Saturday, after the Al-Qassam Brigades - the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) - announced that it had carried out a complex operation in the Saudi neighborhood west of the city.

The outcome of the operation was described "Israel" as the largest loss since last January, while the Israeli media is still talking about the repercussions of the operation and raising questions about it.

Storming Al-Aqsa Mosque

In occupied Jerusalem, the occupation forces stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque as Palestinians prepared to perform Eid al-Adha prayers.

On the other hand, "Israeli" security estimates indicated that the military operation in Rafah may end after two weeks. The city witnessed intense bombing, and the occupation also launched raids on homes in the Al-Shuja'iya and Al-Tuffah neighborhoods, east of Gaza City, which led to the death and injury of dozens of Palestinians.

 

The genocidal war on the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its 253rd day, with the Zionist occupation forces continuing to commit war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and various murders in the Gaza Strip, by launching dozens of air strikes, artillery shelling, and bloody massacres against civilians.

28 Martyrs since Dawn  

The occupation continues its aggression against Gaza, as Palestinian sources reported that 28 Palestinians were martyred in continuous Zionist raids and bombing on various areas in the Gaza Strip since dawn today.

The Palestinian News Agency (Wafa) said: Since dawn today, 19 citizens were martyred and at least 50 others were injured, in raids by occupation aircraft that targeted 3 homes in the Al-Shuja’iya and Al-Tuffah neighborhoods, east of Gaza City, while the occupation artillery intensified its bombardment of areas west of Rafah.

Wafa added, quoting medical sources at the European Hospital in Khan Yunis, that the bodies of 9 martyrs arrived from different areas in the city of Rafah, who were recovered from homes bombed by the occupation army yesterday and in previous times.

3 Massacres Within 24 Hours

The Ministry of Health announced that the occupation committed 3 massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, including 30 martyrs and 95 injuries to hospitals during the past 24 hours.

It confirmed that the toll of the aggression had risen to 37,296 martyrs and 85,197 injuries since the seventh of last October.

Prominent Resistance Operations

The Palestinian resistance continues to confront the Zionist forces penetrating into several areas of Gaza, as the “Al-Qassam Brigades” announced today, Saturday, the targeting of the enemy’s command headquarters in the “Netzarim” axis with short-range 114 mm “Rajum” missiles.

“Al-Qassam” said: On the morning of the day of Arafat, our Mujahideen carried out a complex ambush against the enemy’s vehicles penetrating into the area of ​​the Saudi neighborhood in Tal al-Sultan, west of the city of Rafah, where a “D9” military bulldozer tower was targeted with an “Al-Yassin 105” shell, which led to it igniting and killing the crew. The bulldozer is dead and wounded.

Al-Qassam added that upon the arrival of the soldiers’ rescue force, a “Nimr” troop carrier was targeted with a “Al-Yassin 105” missile, which led to its destruction and the killing of all its members.

They announced that it, in conjunction with the Al-Quds Brigades, bombed the “Sufa” military site with a missile salvo.

The Al-Quds Brigades said that they, in conjunction with the Al-Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades, bombed the “Kissufim” military site with a missile salvo.

Abu Ubaida to pilgrims: Remember Gaza and its patient people

Abu Ubaida, spokesman for the Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, called on pilgrims to remember their brothers in Gaza and Palestine with their sincere prayers in the holy sites and during the Hajj rituals, and to remember Gaza and its patient people and its Mujahideen in these great and blessed times.

Abu Ubaida said on his Telegram channel that when the guests of the Most Merciful Lord perform the Hajj, we are performing the duty of jihad against the usurping, occupying enemies of God on behalf of the great nation of Islam.

He added that “The Al-Aqsa Flood” was launched for the third of the Two Holy Mosques, and the Hajj rituals are an opportunity to remind the nation of two billion Muslims of the reality of our struggle with our enemy, who is violating the site of the Messenger of God and wreaking havoc and Judaization on it every day.

8 Zionist Soldiers were Killed in Rafah

Today, Saturday, Hebrew sources announced that 8 soldiers were killed as a result of a “Nimr” troop carrier that completely burned down after it was targeted by an anti-tank missile in the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

Hebrew sources reported, according to the Palestinian Safa Agency, that occupation helicopters evacuated soldiers from the Gaza Strip to Beilinson Hospital due to the difficult security incident.

The sources explained that the eight soldiers killed in the Gaza Strip were from the Engineering Corps.

 

The genocidal war on the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its 252nd day, with the Zionist occupation forces continuing to commit war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and various murders in the Gaza Strip, by launching dozens of air strikes, artillery shelling, and bloody massacres against civilians.

Occupation Continues its Incursion into Rafah

The occupation army announced today, Friday, the continuation of its incursion into the south and central Gaza Strip, in light of the continued efforts of mediators to reach a ceasefire agreement, according to the Anadolu Agency.

The army said in a statement that its forces continue their operations in the Rafah area, while the forces of the 99th Division continue their operations in the central Gaza Strip.

The army claimed, “Over the past 24 hours, it eliminated a number of militants and discovered many weapons and underground tunnel openings.”

20 Martyrs since Dawn  

The occupation continues its aggression against Gaza, as Palestinian sources reported that at least 20 citizens were martyred in occupation raids on various areas of the Gaza Strip since dawn today.

4 Massacres within 24 Hours

During the past 24 hours, the Zionist occupation committed 4 massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, resulting in 34 martyrs and 71 injuries, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health.

With these massacres, the toll of the aggression rose to 37,266 martyrs and 85,102 injuries since the seventh of last October.

40 Children Died of Hunger

Today, Friday, medical sources announced the death of a child due to famine and drought, bringing the number of victims of malnutrition in the Gaza Strip to 40, according to the Palestinian News Agency (Wafa).

The same sources said: A child died as a result of malnutrition, dehydration, and a lack of medical supplies at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in the city of Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

Prominent Resistance Operations

The Palestinian resistance continues to confront the Zionist forces penetrating into several areas of Gaza, as the “Al-Qassam Brigades” announced, today, Friday, that its fighters were waging fierce battles with the enemy forces penetrating west of the Tal al-Sultan neighborhood in the city of Rafah, noting that they had targeted 3 Zionist “Merkvah” tanks. With “Al-Yassin 105” missiles.

It added that it bombed the occupation forces penetrating southwest of the Tal Al-Sultan neighborhood in the city of Rafah with mortar shells.

Al-Quds Brigades said: “We bombed a command and control center belonging to the Zionist enemy in the “Netzarim” axis with (107) missiles.

It added that its Mujahideen targeted, with anti-personnel lightning bombs, the soldiers of the Zionist enemy penetrating the center of the city of Rafah.

Occupation Killed two of its Prisoners

Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), said that the occupation army killed two of its prisoners in an air strike on the city of Rafah a few days ago.

Al-Qassam added that the occupation government does not want the prisoners to return except in coffins.

Facts about children of Gaza

The government media office in Gaza published important facts about the reality of Gaza’s children under the aggression, as follows:

- 15,694 children killed by the occupation.

- About 34,000 children were injured.

- 3,600 children are missing under the rubble.

- About 1,500 children lost limbs or eyes or suffered permanent disability due to injury.

- At least 200 children were kidnapped by the occupation.

- 17,000 children became orphans, 3% of whom lost both parents.

- More than 700,000 children were forcibly displaced from their places of residence.

- About 650,000 children lost their homes after they were destroyed by the occupation.

- 625,000 children were forced by the aggression to drop out of school and lose the academic year.

- 98% of Gaza’s children do not find safe drinking water, and depend on less than 3 liters of water per day.

- 3,500 children with chronic diseases are at risk of death due to malnutrition and lack of necessary medical care.

- 60,000 fetuses in their mothers’ wombs, at risk of miscarriage, death, or birth defects due to the effects of bombs and explosives.

- About 40,000 infants did not receive the necessary immunizations and vaccinations on a regular basis.

- 82,000 children showed symptoms of malnutrition, 35% of whom suffered severe symptoms.

- 33 children lost their lives due to famine and malnutrition.

- 450,000 children are at risk of developing chest cancer and respiratory diseases, due to reliance on burning rubble waste to prepare food.

- All children in Gaza are vulnerable to epidemics and infectious diseases, due to the lack of personal hygiene and overcrowding in areas of displacement and shelter.

All children in Gaza suffer from psychological trauma and behavioral problems such as fear, anxiety, and depression due to the aggression.

 

The war of genocide waged by Israel against the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its 251st day, amidst the Zionist occupation forces continuing to commit war crimes against civilians, including women, children, and the elderly in the Gaza Strip, by launching dozens of air strikes, artillery shelling, and bloody massacres against civilians.  

Raids on Rafah and Nuseirat

The occupation continues its aggression against Gaza, as the Palestinian News Agency (Wafa) reported hearing explosions and heavy gunfire from occupation tanks in the western area of ​​the city of Rafah, coinciding with Apache warplanes and occupation boats firing at the same area. Which led to the destruction of entire residential buildings.

Wafa added that medical teams recovered the bodies of 3 martyrs and a number of wounded, most of them children, as a result of targeting a house in the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

The agency indicated that an occupation drone bombed a gathering of citizens on Al-Rashid Street near the Gaza port. Which led to the death of a citizen and the injury of others.

An Al Jazeera correspondent reported that 5 Palestinians were martyred and 5 injured as the occupation forces targeted citizens in the Al-Mughraqa area, north of the Central Governorate in the Gaza Strip.

30 Martyrs in 3 Massacres

During the past 24 hours, the Zionist occupation committed 3 massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, resulting in 30 martyrs and 105 injuries of varying degrees.

With these massacres, the toll of the aggression rose to 37,232 martyrs and 85,037 injuries since the seventh of last October.

Prominent resistance operations

The Palestinian resistance continues to confront the Zionist forces penetrating into several areas of Gaza, as the “Al-Qassam Brigades” announced, today, Thursday, the targeting of the command and control rooms of the occupation forces in the “Netzarim” axis with heavy-caliber mortar shells.

Yesterday evening, Wednesday, Al-Qassam announced that its fighters had engaged in fierce clashes with enemy forces penetrating east of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza City.

 Al-Quds Brigades said that they bombed the Zionist enemy concentrations surrounding the "Karam Abu Salem" site and the "Soufa Military Site" east of the city of Rafah with a barrage of heavy mortar shells.

Hamas to Blinken: Your policy is complicit in genocide

The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) confirmed that it demonstrated, in all stages of the negotiations to stop the aggression, the positive required to reach a comprehensive and satisfactory agreement, based on the just demands of our people. Hamas's demands are for a final halt to the aggression, a complete withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, the return of the displaced, reconstruction and the conclusion of a serious prisoner exchange deal.

Hamas stressed that the positions issued by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, through which he attempted to exonerate the Zionist occupation, wash his hands stained with the blood of innocent children, women and the elderly, and hold the movement responsible for obstructing reaching an agreement. Hamas added that this is a continuation of the American policy of complicity in the brutal war of extermination against our Palestinian people, which allows the occupation to continue its crime with full American political and military cover.

Fires in 15 sites

Al Jazeera reported from the Hebrew newspaper Maariv that about 150 rocket shells were fired from southern Lebanon in the last batch on various areas in the Golan and Upper Galilee, leading to the outbreak of fires in 15 locations.

Since yesterday, Wednesday, the occupation continues to fight fires following the firing of shells from southern Lebanon.

  American Law to prevent Funding Reconstruction of Gaza

The American “Intercept” website reported that the US House of Representatives voted to support a resolution preventing President Joe Biden’s administration from funding the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip.

This resolution was submitted by a number of Republican representatives, led by Brian Mast from Florida, Representatives Claudia Tenney from New York, and Eli Crane from Arizona. They adopted an amendment to a law authorizing the annual defense budget for the year 2025, while Democrats opposed the amendment, which was approved by a simple voice vote, according to the Palestinian Information Center.

 

 

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Kuwait in a Week

June 13, 2024

Thursday,13th May,2024

Crown Prince meets Al-Sabah family members

 

  HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met Monday evening with the Al-Sabah family at Bayan Palace and recalled Kuwaiti rulers and loyal citizens throughout the years. During a speech on the occasion, HH Sheikh Sabah recalled various stands of Kuwaiti rulers in the past and its loyal citizens, which have set the most wonderful examples in confronting the most difficult circumstances and challenges to the homeland.

HH the Crown Prince remembered the values of fathers and grandfathers instilled in the most severe situations that required solidarity and cohesion from all, until the dear homeland crossed those difficult circumstances and sailed its ship to safety. HH Sheikh Sabah stressed the need to continue with such a leadership journey towards further progress and prosperity for the nation under the wise leadership of HH the Amir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

HH Sheikh Sabah called on Al-Sabah family members to be the best supporters of HH the Amir and embody the best example of good morals and adherence to the law. HH Sheikh Sabah stressed the rule of law will be respected and upheld for everyone without discrimination or exception, wishing them continued success and prosperity for the benefit and good of their country. — KUNA

Kuwait mourns as fire kills 49

MoI vows resolute response to building violations

 

  The death toll of a fiery fire that gutted a multi-storey building in the southern district of Al-Mangaf early on Wednesday has jumped to 49, the Ministry of Interior announced. Major General Nasser Abu-Slaib, the MoI Security Information Director, affirmed in a press release that the landlords of burned buildings would be stiffly penalized.  

Personnel of the MoI’s directorate general of criminal evidence are investigating the causes of the fire and identifying some victims. His Highness the Amir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has ordered the relevant officials to instantly follow up on the tragic occurrence, seek to identify its causes, and bring those responsible to account.

Meanwhile, Kuwait’s public prosecutor has started an investigation into a fire that tore through a building housing expat workers in the southern Mangaf area. The probe aims to uncover the circumstances behind the incident and what might have triggered the deadly inferno, the public prosecutor said on social media platform X, praising the state-wide response to the disaster.

First Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister, and Interior Minister Sheikh Fahad Al-Yousef Saud Al-Sabah has warned that any building violation would be addressed without prior warning as of Thursday. The minister gave the warning in the aftermath of the fire incident. “As of Thursday, the Municipality and its teams will respond to all violations at all apartment buildings without prior warning,” the minister told reporters while inspecting the fire site. The owner of the blaze building will be kept in custody until investigations into the causes of the fire are over, the minister pointed out.

Minister suspends officials

Minister of Public Works and Minister of Municipality Dr Noura Al-Mashaan suspended on Wednesday administrators at the Al-Ahmadi Municipal branch pending investigations into the fire that engulfed a building in the Mangaf area. In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), Dr Al-Mashaan affirmed that she instructed the municipality to open a full investigation into the matter.

On his part, Director General of Kuwait Municipality Saud Al-Dabbous expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims, affirming that an investigation was launched to determine the cause of the blaze. The suspended administrators were replaced by colleagues from other branches until the investigative process was concluded, he affirmed. — KUNA

Yemen launches ‘Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad College

 

  Governor of Yemen’s Socotra Island, Raafat Al-Thuqli, and Deputy Minister of Technical Education, Abd Rabbu Al-Mahwali, laid the foundation stone for a community college project named after the late Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The college project is being launched under the support, supervision, and implementation of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED).

The Yemeni News Agency (SABA) reported that the project includes a building for classrooms with a conference hall that can accommodate about 700 individuals, administrative and residential buildings, housing for faculty members and students, a restaurant, a mosque, a playground, and other buildings on an area of 45,000 sq m in the city of Hadibu, the center of the governorate.

Al-Thuqli appreciated the efforts of Kuwait and its unlimited support for education in Yemen, adding that proceeding with the project confirms the government’s interest in establishing educational institutions that enhance the labor market with qualified and specialized cadres. For his part, Al-Mahwali expressed his happiness for laying the foundation stone of the project, pointing out that this project will contribute to strengthening the specialized scientific aspect of Socotra Island. — KUNA

 Kuwait Ranks 3rd in Arab Education Quality and 44th Globally

In a recent study conducted between January and April 2024, the United Arab Emirates was distinguished by being ranked first in the Arab world on the list of the best educational systems in the world. The results were published in the American newspaper “Ceoworld”, which based its classification on two basic criteria: quality of education and educational opportunity.

Study methodology

The researchers evaluated 16 indicators under these two criteria, allocating 100 points to each indicator. The study included 93 educational systems around the world and was based on 196,000 responses received by the magazine during the study period.

Global rankings

  • The United Kingdom: first in the world with a score of 78.2% in quality of education and 69.79% in educational opportunity.
  • The United States: second in the world.
  • Australia: third.
  • Netherlands: fourth.
  • Sweden: fifth.

Arabic classification

  • The United Arab Emirates: first in the Arab world and 20th in the world, with a score of 64 in quality of education and 52.94 in educational opportunity.
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: 2nd in the Arab world and 38th in the world, with a score of 58.4 in quality of education and 46.45 in education opportunity.
  • Kuwait: 3rd in the Arab world and 44th in the world, with a score of 56.7 in quality of education and 45.96 in education opportunity.
  • Bahrain: 4th in the Arab world and 51st in the world, with a score of 54.1 in quality of education and 44.73 in education opportunity.
  • Tunisia: 5th in the Arab world and 59th in the world, with a score of 51.4 in quality of education and 43.93 in education opportunity.
  • The Sultanate of Oman ranked sixth in the Arab world and 64th in the world, followed by Qatar, which ranked seventh in the Arab world and 67th in the world.
  • Lebanon is ranked eighth in the Arab world and 82nd globally, Jordan is ranked ninth in the Arab world and 88th globally, and finally Libya is ranked tenth in the Arab world and 89th globally.

Classification criteria

Quality of education: It included the general education system, readiness to attend university, number of research institutions, university funding, specialized experience, research outputs, and performance of higher education institutions.

Educational opportunity: included adult literacy rates, graduation rates, primary, secondary, and university completion rates, in addition to government spending on education as a percentage of GDP.

The importance of classifications

These classifications are approximate and depend on some indicators from which rough conclusions can be drawn. However, they provide valuable guidance that helps individuals choose places and universities that enhance their educational attainment.

With this classification, the UAE proves its position as a leader in the field of education in the Arab world, enhancing its reputation as a preferred destination for students seeking high-quality education.

Source: Ceoworld

Gulf Bank studying transition to Sharia-compliant banking

 

Gulf Bank announced last Tuesday 11th May that its board of directors has approved the engagement of an international consultant to conduct a feasibility study on converting Gulf Bank into a Sharia-compliant institution.

In an official disclosure on the Boursa Kuwait website, signed by Chairman of the Board of Directors Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi, the bank confirmed it has received no objection from the Central Bank of Kuwait to proceed with the study to transition to an Islamic bank. Gulf Bank will disclose the study’s findings upon completion. 

Cooperating with Awqaf Secretariat "Balad Al-Khair distribute sacrifices to 126 needy families in Kuwait."

The Balad Al-Khair Association revealed a new cooperation that brings it together with the General Secretariat of Endowments, to distribute sacrifices to needy families inside Kuwait. To make them happy during the Eid days and bring joy to their hearts.

Othman Al-Thuwaini, Director of the Balad Al-Khair Association, confirmed that preparations are continuing in full swing to welcome Eid Al-Adha so that its days will bring happiness to our brothers from needy families inside the State of Kuwait.

He added that the General Secretariat of Endowments continues its efforts to provide a helping hand to the groups most in need of care, including orphans, widows, and families of the sick, whose financial capabilities prevent them from feeling the joy of Eid. This is why cooperation with the Balad Al Khair Association was to distribute 42 sacrifices, benefiting 126 needy families.

Al-Thuwaini continued that the selection of sacrifices and their slaughter is done in accordance with Islamic law, in a way that preserves their dignity and makes their hearts happy.

He pointed out that cooperation between the Balad Al Khair Association and the Endowments Secretariat is always renewed to extend a helping hand to our needy brothers, especially on occasions when they need to feel happy.

Al-Thuwaini concluded that the Balad Al-Khair Association has launched, in recent days, many charitable projects related to sacrificial animals inside and outside the State of Kuwait, in continuation of its role in helping honorable donors revive the ritual and reap the reward, as well as helping beneficiaries with sacrificial meat, in a way that supports them and makes their hearts happy.

Kuwaiti charities urge solidarity with Sudan to face humanitarian crisis resulting from war

In light of the worsening humanitarian crisis in Sudan, Kuwaiti charitable societies and foundations express their deep concern about the catastrophic situation that the Sudanese people have been experiencing since mid-April 2023. What is the current situation in Sudan? How can the international community aid?

The extent of suffering and unrest

More than 8.8 million people have fled their homes in light of the ongoing conflict, reflecting the extent of the suffering and turmoil faced by the Sudanese people.

Statistics indicate that access to food is the highest priority for displaced people, followed by health care services, water and sanitation facilities, especially in the Darfur and Kordofan regions.

As for future challenges, rising levels of hunger and malnutrition are expected to increase hunger-related mortality rates in the coming months, posing a major threat to the lives of thousands.

Kuwaiti aid efforts

Kuwaiti charitable societies and organizations continue their efforts to provide urgent humanitarian aid, which includes food, medicines, and necessities for daily life.

For his part, the head of the Federation of Kuwaiti Charitable Societies and Organizations, Saad Al-Otaibi, calls on countries and humanitarian organizations to provide the necessary support and assistance to overcome this humanitarian crisis.

Al-Otaibi thanks the Kuwaiti government agencies for their continued support and great contributions in delivering humanitarian aid to those affected in Sudan.

Al-Otaibi appeals to the international community to stand by the Sudanese people in this difficult ordeal and alleviate their suffering in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Affairs.

The humanitarian situation in Sudan requires urgent and coordinated intervention to alleviate the suffering of millions of displaced and affected people. Which calls on us all to stand by Sudan in this critical period and provide the necessary support and assistance.

 

 The war of genocide waged by Israel against the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its 250th day, amidst the Zionist occupation forces continuing to commit war crimes against civilians, including women, children, and the elderly in the Gaza Strip, by launching dozens of air strikes, artillery shelling, and bloody massacres against civilians.

14 Martyrs since Dawn Today

The occupation continues its aggression against Gaza, as Palestinian sources reported that 6 citizens were killed when the occupation aircraft bombed a house near Al-Abrar Mosque in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.

The occupation artillery bombed large areas in the center and west of Rafah: Al-Shaboura Camp, the Al-Balad area, the vicinity of Zo’rob Roundabout, and Tal Zo’rob, resulting in the death and injury of a number of citizens, including children and women.

Earlier today at dawn, 7 citizens were martyred and a number were wounded in a Zionist missile bombardment that targeted a house in the Shujaiya neighborhood, east of Gaza City.

A child was killed and a number of citizens were injured in a bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Nasr neighborhood, north of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

3,000 Children in Rafah are at Risk of Death

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that about 3,000 children suffering from malnutrition are at risk of death due to being deprived of receiving the necessary treatment as a result of the "Israeli" attack on the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, according to what Anatolia Agency reported.

Prominent Resistance Operations

The Palestinian resistance continues to confront the Zionist forces penetrating into several areas of Gaza, as the “Al-Qassam Brigades” announced, today, Wednesday, the bombardment of the occupation forces penetrating east of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza City with mortar shells.

As for the Al-Quds Brigades, it announced the bombing of the transmission towers at the Zionist site of Nahal Oz, east of Gaza City.

The "Saraya" added that it bombed with 60-caliber regular mortar shells a gathering of Zionist enemy vehicles and soldiers penetrating the vicinity of Al-Salam Mosque, west of Al-Shaboura Camp in the city of Rafah.

Resistance Factions Announce their Response

On Tuesday evening, the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and Islamic Jihad announced that they had delivered the response of the resistance factions to mediators.

The two movements said, in a press statement: The leaders of the two movements, Ismail Haniyeh and Ziad Nakhla, were at the forefront of a joint delegation to deliver the response of the resistance factions on Tuesday evening to the Qatari brothers during a meeting with the Qatari Prime Minister, and the response was also sent to the Egyptian brothers.

The two movements stressed that the response prioritizes the interest of our Palestinian people, and the necessity of completely stopping the ongoing aggression against Gaza, and withdrawing from the entire Gaza Strip.

The delegation expressed its readiness to deal positively to reach an agreement to end this war against our people, based on a sense of national responsibility.

For his part, member of the Hamas Political Bureau, Izzat Al-Rishq, confirmed that the response of the movement and the Palestinian factions is responsible, serious and positive.

Today, Wednesday, Al-Rishq stressed that the Zionist media’s incitement to Hamas’ response; An indication of attempts to evade the agreement’s entitlements.

The Hamas leader indicated that the response of the movement and the factions is consistent with the demands of our people and our resistance, and opens a wide way to reach an agreement.

Qatar Received a Response from Hamas  

The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs said: The State of Qatar and the Arab Republic of Egypt received a response from the Palestinian Resistance Movement (Hamas) and the Palestinian factions regarding the proposed ceasefire and prisoner exchange deal.

She confirmed in a statement, yesterday evening, Tuesday, that their joint mediation efforts (Egypt and Qatar) with the United States are continuing until an agreement is reached.

She indicated that the mediators will study the response and coordinate with the concerned parties regarding the next steps.

170 Missiles Launched towards Galilee Regions

Al Jazeera reported from Occupation Army Radio that more than 170 rockets were fired from southern Lebanon towards the Galilee regions, the northern Jordan Valley, the occupied Syrian Golan, the occupied Shebaa Farms and the Kafr Shuba hills, which is the largest number of rockets fired by Hezbollah in one day since 8 months. Last October, the day after one of the party leaders was killed.

The occupation army said: A number of fires broke out in the north as a result of missiles launched from Lebanon.

 

 

 The war of genocide waged by Israel against the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its 249th day, amidst the Zionist occupation forces continuing to commit war crimes against civilians, including women, children, and the elderly in the Gaza Strip, by launching dozens of air strikes, artillery shelling, and bloody massacres against civilians.  

More Than 20 Martyrs since Dawn Today

The occupation continues its aggression against Gaza, as an Al Jazeera correspondent reported that the occupation forces opened fire on the tents of displaced people in the Mawasi Rafah area, south of the Gaza Strip, confirming the death of two young men and the wounding of another in a raid that targeted the west of the city.

The reporter also confirmed the death and injury of two Palestinians in an “Israeli” bombing that targeted an inhabited house in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, north of Gaza City.

He added that 3 Palestinians were martyred and 5 people were injured when occupation aircraft bombed a house in Al Khawalda in the middle of the Gaza Strip, and that 8 people were martyred as a result of an “Israeli” bombing that targeted a house in the Al Daraj neighborhood in central Gaza City.

The reporter said: “Israeli” raids targeted a house on Al-Ma’am Street in the Al-Daraj neighborhood in central Gaza City, and that civil defense teams and ambulance crews transported the bodies of the martyrs and a number of the wounded to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir Al-Balah in the center of the Strip.

In Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, 8 people were martyred and others were injured in an “Israeli” bombing that targeted a house in the town of Al-Fukhari.

3 Massacres Within 24 Hours

The occupation committed 3 massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, including 40 martyrs and 120 injuries during the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health.

Thus, the toll of the aggression rises to 37,164 martyrs and 84,832 injuries since the seventh of last October.

Prominent Resistance Operations

The Palestinian resistance continues to confront the Zionist forces penetrating into several areas of Gaza, as the “Jerusalem Brigades,” the military wing of the Islamic Jihad movement, announced today, Tuesday, the bombing of the “Kissufim” military site on the Gaza Strip with a missile salvo.

The brigades added that they sniped a Zionist soldier in the “Netzarim” axis, south of Tel al-Hawa in Gaza City.

The occupation announces the end of its aggression in the Gaza Strip

The occupation army announced, today, Tuesday, the end of its aggression against the central Gaza Strip, about 6 days after it began.

The Anadolu Agency quoted the occupation army as saying: “The forces of the 98th Division completed their mission and the joint division’s attack east of Deir al-Balah and east of Bureij, above and below ground.”

  Hamas Welcomes a Decision to Cease-fire

Yesterday, Monday, the UN Security Council adopted an American draft resolution supporting the ceasefire plan in Gaza, and an unconditional implementation of the proposed deal announced by US President Joe Biden.

The American draft resolution stipulates “a permanent ceasefire, complete withdrawal from Gaza, prisoner exchange, reconstruction, the return of displaced persons, and the rejection of any demographic change in the Strip,” according to “Al Jazeera Net.”

 For its part, the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) welcomed and emphasized what was included in the Security Council resolution regarding a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, complete withdrawal, prisoner exchange, reconstruction, and the return of displaced persons to their areas of residence. It also affirmed the rejection of any demographic change or reduction in the area of ​​the Gaza Strip, and demanded the necessary aid for our people in the Strip.

The movement confirmed in a press statement yesterday, Monday, its readiness to cooperate with mediators to enter into indirect negotiations on the implementation of these principles that are in line with the demands of our people and our resistance.

It also affirmed its continued endeavor and struggle with all of our people to achieve their national rights, foremost of which is defeating the occupation and establishing its independent, fully sovereign Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, and the right of return and self-determination.

International Conference for Gaza

Today, Tuesday, Jordan hosted an international conference on emergency humanitarian response in the Gaza Strip in light of the continued suffering of the residents of the Strip, which has been subjected to Zionist aggression since last October 7.

The conference is being held jointly organized by the United Nations, Jordan and Egypt, and includes leaders of states, heads of government, and heads of international humanitarian and relief organizations. It aims to identify ways to enhance the international community’s response to the humanitarian disaster in the Gaza Strip.

The conference participants called for allowing humanitarian aid to enter the Gaza Strip and to put pressure on the occupation not to use the weapon of starvation against the residents of the Gaza Strip. They stressed that there is no safe zone in Gaza, according to Al Jazeera Net.

 

The war of genocide waged by Israel against the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its 248th day, amidst the Zionist occupation forces continuing to commit war crimes against civilians, including women, children, and the elderly in the Gaza Strip, by launching dozens of air strikes, artillery shelling, and bloody massacres against civilians.

Occupation Commits 5 New Massacres

The occupation continues its aggression against Gaza, as medical sources revealed that more than 20 martyrs were killed in the continuous Zionist bombing of various areas in the Gaza Strip since dawn today.

During the past 24 hours, the occupation committed 5 massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, including 40 martyrs and 218 injuries, according to the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry confirmed in a statement that the toll of the aggression had risen to 37,124 martyrs and 84,712 injuries since the seventh of last October.

“UNRWA”: 20 Years to Erase the Destruction of Gaza

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) said that more than half of the buildings in the Gaza Strip were destroyed, adding through its account on the “X” platform that removing the rubble will take years.

In this context, agency spokesman Jonathan Fowler said in an interview with “Anadolu” that the destruction caused by the “Israeli” war on Gaza exceeds what resulted from World War II in Europe, and that it will take more than 20 years to erase it and rebuild the Palestinian Strip.

Prominent Resistance Operations

The Palestinian resistance continues to confront the Zionist forces penetrating into several areas of Gaza, as the “Al-Qassam Brigades” announced, today, Monday, the detonation of a booby-trapped house inside which a Zionist force was holed up in the Shaboura camp in the city of Rafah, noting that it left members of the force dead and wounded.

Al-Qassam said: Immediately upon the arrival of the rescue force, our mujahideen bombarded the vicinity of the house that was bombed with mortar shells.

It added that it targeted a D9 military bulldozer with an Al-Yassin 105 shell near Al-Awda Mosque in the center of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

Resignation of Israeli Leaders

Yesterday evening, Sunday evening, the two ministers in the Zionist war government, Benny Gantz and Gadi Eisenkot, announced their resignation in objection to the way Netanyahu is conducting the war on Gaza.

Gantz and Eisenkot, partners in the State Camp party (12 MPs out of 120 in the Knesset), accused Netanyahu of pursuing policies that serve his own political interests and failing to achieve the declared goals of the war on Gaza, especially eliminating the Hamas movement and returning prisoners from the Strip. According to Anadolu Agency.

Yesterday, Sunday, the commander of the Gaza Division in the occupation army, Brigadier General Avi Rosenfeld, announced his resignation from his position due to his failure to protect the military bases and settlements adjacent to the Gaza Strip on October 7, according to what Anadolu reported, citing Hebrew media.

The Hebrew Broadcasting Corporation said: The commander of the Gaza Division, Brigadier General Avi Rosenfeld, announced his retirement, as a result of his failure in the mission to protect the Gaza envelope area.

Rosenfeld added, “Everyone must bear responsibility for what happened on October 7.”

Washington Considering Unilateral Agreement with Hamas

NBC News, citing current and former senior officials in the White House, revealed that the US administration discussed the possibility of negotiating a unilateral agreement with Hamas to secure the release of five American detainees in Gaza, if the current ceasefire talks fail.

The officials, who were briefed on the discussions, said that such negotiations would not include “Israel,” and would be conducted through Qatari interlocutors, as is customary.

 Swansea University Withdraws its Investments  

Al Jazeera Net reported that the British Swansea University announced its intention to withdraw its investment amounting to 5 million pounds sterling from Barclays Bank within the next two months.

The website explained that the decision came in response to the demands of the protesters who remained in the university grounds for 28 days in rejection of the continuation of the “Israeli” war on Gaza and the investment of their universities in companies that they consider supportive of the ongoing war on the Palestinians.

 

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