World Bulletin / News Desk
The permanent representatives of the Turkish Red Crescent in Gaza and Jerusalem locally obtained $100,000 worth of emergency medical equipment and successfully delivered them to hospitals and Palestine Red Crescent throughout the night.
The aid group is waiting for permission from Israeli authorities and international institutions to dispatch two containers of emergency medicine and medical equipment from Turkey to Gaza.
Red Crescent head Kerem Kinik told Anadolu Agency on Monday that they faced serious bureaucratic obstacles for the shipment of these medicines.
The Red Crescent also plans to give food support to 30,000 families in the region.
At least 59 Palestinians were martyred and hundreds more injured by Israeli forces along the Gaza border on Monday amid protests marking the Nakba anniversary and the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
The rallies are to culminate on Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment -- an event Palestinians refer to as the "Nakba" or "the Catastrophe".
Turkish Health Minister Ahmet Demircan on Tuesday said at the parliament Ankara is taking initiatives to bring the wounded Palestinians to Turkey.
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Since March 30, more than 110 Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza
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Polls opened early Sunday in Venezuela in elections boycotted by the main opposition parties, and heavily criticized by the United States, the European Union and many Latin American governments.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized in the West Bank, a Palestinian official said on Sunday, providing no further details on his condition.
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After weeks of warm words and diplomatic backslapping, Pyongyang abruptly threatened to pull out of the planned summit next month because of US demands for "unilateral nuclear abandonment", according to the North's official KCNA news agency.
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Cabello, a Socialist party boss and former speaker of the National Assembly, was targeted along with his wife, brother and an associate deemed a front man acting on Cabello's behalf.