Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat has denounced US President Donald Trump's administration over his silence on the expansion of settlements in the occupied territories as well as failure to prop up the so-called two-state solution, stressing that such a conduct has encouraged the Israeli regime to continue its “apartheid” policies.
The Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has called for the immediate intervention of Muslim states as well as international bodies to stop the Tel Aviv regime’s Judaization policies at al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced mounting pressure Sunday over new security measures at a sensitive Beit-ul-Moqaddas holy site after a weekend of violence left eight people dead, with fears more unrest could follow.
Clashes and stabbings that left six people dead raised fears on Saturday of further Israeli-Palestinian violence as tensions mount over new security measures at a highly sensitive Beit-ul-Moqaddas holy site.
Recent Israeli-imposed restrictions on Palestinians’ worshiping at the al-Aqsa Mosque, one of the most important holy sites in Islam, have escalated tensions between the two sides. Clashes between Palestinian worshipers and Israeli regime forces outside the mosque compound continued for a sixth day in a row on Thursday. The scuffles left at least 50 Palestinians injured, some of them in critical situation and at least one of the protesters needed surgery. To discuss the new wave of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, Press TV has interviewed with Catherine Shakdam, director of the Shafaqna Institute for Middle Eastern Studies from London, and Maxine Dovere, a reporter and political commentator from New York.
Israeli military forces have fatally shot a Palestinian man in the southern part of West Bank over alleged stabbing attack as the Tel Aviv regime tightens grip on al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the wake of an operation conducted by three Palestinians, which left two Israeli police officers dead.
Muslims heeded calls Monday not to enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and protested outside after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors at entrances to the ultra-sensitive site following a gunfight that killed two Israeli policemen and three Palestinians.
The Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas has called on Muslims worldwide to put up resistance in the wake of the Tel Aviv regime’s decision to shut down al-Aqsa Mosque after three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers were killed in a gun battle at the mosque compound.
Palestinian prisoners' rights group Addameer says Israeli authorities have sentenced a Palestinian legislator and a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) to six months in prison without trial.
Israeli authorities have issued punitive demolition orders for the homes of four Palestinian families over allegations that their relatives were involved in attacks on Israeli forces as the regime's forces kidnapped 30 Palestinians in West Bank raids.