Category: welcome

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Palestinian cell startups welcome the benefits of 3G

Palestinian mobile providers began offering 3G plans in the occupied territories this week after an Israeli ban was lifted. Now, Palestinian startups in the occupied West Bank are looking to future opportunities. The two main Palestinian network providers, Jawaal and Wataniya, released their 3G bundles to the public on January 23 and 24, respectively. Founded…

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Berbers welcome Amazigh New 365 days

Berbers in North Africa are heralding in the Amazigh New Year, with festivities showcasing traditional food, music and dance planned throughout the region. Friday marks the first day of the year 2968 for North Africa’s indigenous inhabitants, who are also known as Amazigh. The Amazigh New Year – or Yennayer, as it is locally called…

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Cosy New Year! Cities through the world welcome 2018

Festivities have begun around the world as revellers cheered the advent of the New Year, with Australia, New Zealand and Japan being some of the first countries to bid farewell to 2017. In the Australian city of Sydney, more than an estimated one million people gathered to watch a spectacular fireworks display in the harbour. About…

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Palestinian expedient: Pence is no longer welcome in Palestine

A senior Palestinian official has said that US Vice President Mike Pence is not welcome in the occupied territories during his scheduled visit later this month. “We will not receive him in the Palestinian territories,” Jibril Rajoub said on Thursday, a day after US President Donald Trump formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and…