The UN Palestinian relief agency “perpetuates” the refugee issue instead of solving it and should be “dismantled,” the Israeli PM stated, adding that he had conveyed the idea to the US envoy to the UN. The agency dismissed his proposal as “fantasy.”
At least one Palestinian has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers during clashes on the Israeli-Gaza border Friday. The IDF said the rioters burned tires, hurled rocks at the officers and ignored warning shots.
President Vladimir Putin has expressed Russia’s full support in negotiating a two-state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after meeting his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in Sochi.
The Turkish president has described Israel’s treatment of Palestinians as “racist” and “discriminatory,” as he urged Turks and other Muslims to visit Jerusalem “more often” to support the Palestinian struggle for an independent state.
At least nine people have been injured in the West Bank after Israeli soldiers reportedly fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse protesters who marched in support of the Palestinian prisoners’ mass hunger strike.
There is a major civil rights catastrophe underway in Israel, with increasing human rights abuses being committed against Palestinian prisoners, many of whom are mere children, political commentator Mo Ansar told RT.