Either-Israel-or-Palestine scenario is undergoing a change with the new BJP-led government
A Palestinian man stabbed and killed two people in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday before police shot him dead, officers said, amid an uptick in violence in the city and occupied West Bank.
Abbas sees Israel’s actions at al-Aqsa as an attempt to change the long-standing status quo under which Jewish access is permitted but Jewish prayer banned.
The military said forces opened fire and “identified a hit” following the incident in the West Bank city of Hebron.
Palestinians also clashed with Israeli forces in Hebron, Qalandia and elsewhere.
Israel strongly objected to the proposal and joined seven other countries, including the United States, in voting “no”; 119 nations voted “yes” and 45 abstained.
Allan began his fast to protest the Israel’s policy of administrative detention, which allows authorities to hold suspects for months without charge or trial.
Palestinian health officials say an 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops has died of his wounds.
The Israeli military said it sent troop reinforcements to the West Bank, fearing the incident could trigger unrest.
Sources said that while the MEA officials had reiterated and pledged India’s support for the Palestinian cause, there was no categorical assurance of a “Yes” vote at the UNHRC vote on Friday.
Khader Adnan, a senior activist of the Islamic Jihad, will be ending his 55-day hunger strike protesting detention of Palestinians by Israel, without trial or charges.
Israel claims it attacked a rocket launcher used by a Salafi group to attack an open area in Israel. There were no casualties in either incidents.
The Israeli military said it struck four “terror infrastructures” in the southern Gaza Strip and that hits were confirmed. There were no reports of any casualties or damage.
The Israeli Defence Ministry recognised Abu Khdeir as a victim of “hostile action” in July 2014.
Security footage of a man running over pedestrians in a religious crime.