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This Saturday in East-Jerusalem: the popular annular kids second hand market

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0202 - A View from East Jerusalem

"The reasons the Al-Mattla [Augusta Victoria] Hospital in Jerusalem stopped accepting patients

This Sunday morning, Al-Mattla Hospital in occupied Jerusalem sto...pped accepting patients due to a financial crisis, a result of the Palestinian Authority's cumulative debts to the hospital.

In a press release on Sunday, the hospital's management announced that the management regretfully will no longer be able to accept patients, especially new patients who need chemotherapy or other expensive therapies, which are not even available from hospital warehouses due to the financial crisis.

They clarified that the hospital's reserve of drugs was running out and the available quantities were below the minimum required to meet patients' needs and to actively and safely provide treatment in any hospital the size of the Al-Mattla Hospital.

In addition, the hospital desperately needs to save 23 million ILS to cover the cost of drugs and essential treatments for children, women, and men suffering from cancer and kidney disease, and who rely on the hospital's treatments.

The debts owed the hospital by the Palestinian Authorities reach 150 million ILS as of April 2017, made up by the sum of medical treatment of over one year for patients from the Gaza Strip and the West Bank who were transferred by the Palestinian Ministry of Health. The crisis is growing daily due to the large number of patients transferred by the ministry, where the average expense of their monthly treatment is 14 million ILS.

The hospital clarified that the Authority's delay in repaying its debts to the hospital has led to a deep financial crisis that reached the point to which the hospital can not accept new patients.

Walid Namur, Director of the Hospital, confirmed that support was given to the hospital by Minister of Health Jawad Awad and Ministry Secretary As'ad Ramlawi, but said that "the problem is with the Ministry of Finance, and for exactly five months we have been in both direct and indirect negotiations with the Minister of Finance, with a huge intervention by the Minister of Jerusalem Affairs, Adnan Al-Husseini."

He added that "when we started talking with the Ministry of Finance, debts were at 80 million ILS, and today it reached 150 million ILS, and is increasing by 14 million ILS each month."

He pointed out that "on one day, a very large number of patients from Gaza and the West Bank come to us, and every day between 700 and 800 sick people enter the various hospital department."
-Al-Quds News Network

0202 Editors' Note: for the hospital's website in English, see:

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Job announcement: Technical Sales Specialist

FIS is a leading IT and Business solutions firm, that provides a blend of technology solutions for the local market for over the last 18 years.


FIS is looking for a technical sales specialist, who can join our Sales team in Ramallah.

Job Title: Technical Sales Specialist

Location: Ramallah


-Works with the Account Manager to drive sales and achieve targets.
-Makes presentations and conducts product demonstrations at customer locations.
-Responsible for the technical content and accuracy of customer quotations.
-Provides market feedback for future product development and innovative approaches to increase sales revenues
-Develops and maintains customer relationships

Qualifications & Work Experience:

-Experience as a Technical Pre-Sales Resource or Similar Role
-Detailed knowledge on computer systems, CCTV and Storage solutions.
-Excellent listening and presentations skills
-Ability to stay current with technical trends
-Self-Starter and Independent learner
-Excellent communication and negotiation skills
-Excellent English
-BSc degree in computer / electronics or any related field.

Candidates should send their CV’s with cover letter in English to

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How Palestinians in Bethlehem receive the Holy Fire, today, the Saturday before Easter Sunday. Happy Easter Everyone!

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April 15

احتفال سبت النور بيت ساحور

Dear EnglishPAL Fans and Users. Unfortunately, the EnglishPAL website is offline at the moment due to server problems at our host in the US. We are working on it with pressure to have the EnglishPAL page up and running again asap.
In the meanwhile, please use our Facebook page to post.
Best, your EnglishPAL Team

Here you can check your marathon time and score and who won the Palestine Marathon 2017 Full Marathon & Half Marathon & 10K Marathon

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This was Bethlehem today - Palestine Marathon 2017 and many, many participated.

راديو بلدنا Radio Baladna
March 31

#بلدنا |بالفيديو _ انطلاق ماراثون فلسطين الدولي الخامس في بيت لحم صباح اليوم .
تصوير :براء حمدان -سامي ابو فرحة -ريم حسن
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Modern 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartment for rent in Al-Tireh area in Ramallah, ready yo move in. See more details here:

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Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center مركز خليل السكاكيني الثقافي
March 23

مساكم سعيد أصدقاءنا
يوم الثلاثاء الساعة 11 صباحاً في مركز خليل السكاكيني الثقافي
"معرض المشغولات اليدوية والمنتجات الغذائية النسوية"
عطلة سعيدة :)

This sounds interesting - Sunday afternoon in Beit Sahour

Sun 2:30 PM UTC+02Singer CafeBeit Sahur, Palestine
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Computer Management Assistant wanted in Jerusalem, Deadline 22.3.2017…/…/jsjobs/employer/view_job/4963/5

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2017 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for outstanding woman journalist is now accepting registrations

The IWMF 2017 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: One outstanding woman journalist will be selected. Palestinian applicants are ...

Spacious 3 bedroom furnished Apartment in a quiet 3 story building for rent in Ramallah, tenants have access to a huge garden with fruit trees which surrounds the entire house. For more information contact: 059-892-3695 or click here

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Communications & Public Relations Officer wanted in East-Jerusalem, Deadline: 21.3.2017…/…/jsjobs/employer/view_job/4965/5

International Masters Scholarships, also for Palestinians, at the University of Twente, Netherlands (Deadline: 31/3/2017)

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Grace Touché to Ana min: Beit Jala - Bethlehem - Beit Sahour
March 11

An amazing picture taken over 30 years ago of Beit - Jala .
From the intersection of "Bab El Zekak" - Bethlehem .