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Palestinian doctors resign in govt hospital dispute

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Resident doctors at several government hospitals in the northern West Bank presented mass resignations on Wednesday, sources told Ma’an. Several resident doctors from hospitals in Jenin, Rafidiya, the National Hospital of Nablus and the Palestine Medical Center resigned and left the hospitals.Sources added that resignations started by several …

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West Bank doctors to go on strike in protest over detained doctor

NABLUS (Ma’an) — Doctors in hospitals across the West Bank are to go on strike Tuesday in protest over the arrest of a doctor by Palestinian security services after a woman in his care died during childbirth.Sources in the Palestinian doctors’ union said the strike would affect all hospitals across …

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4 Palestinian lawyers in Israeli custody

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — There are currently four Palestinian lawyers being held in Israeli jails, the Palestine Prisoners’ Center for Studies said in a statement Friday.Detailing their cases, the statement called on international rights organizations to intervene and pressure Israel to end detention campaigns against Palestinians.The statement identified the most recently …

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Court extends remand of civil servants union speaker

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Speaker of the Palestinian union of civil servants Bassam Zakarneh has been hospitalized after a sudden illness while in Palestinian Authority custody, medics said. Zakarneh needs a catheter surgery, they said. A Palestinian court on Tuesday extended the remand of Zakarana for 15 more days for further …

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Union speaker gives himself up to police

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – Speaker of the Palestinian union of healthcare occupations Osama al-Najjar on Monday morning gave himself up to Palestinian police after a presidential order to arrest him. Well-placed sources told Ma’an Monday that Palestinian police received orders from President Mahmoud Abbas’ office to arrest al-Najjar, and as soon …

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