An academic believes the United States’ plan to close down the Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington is a “big step” to “pressurize” the Palestinians into not supporting the bid to prosecute Israeli officials at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
At least five Palestinian men have lost their lives and seven others sustained injuries when Israeli fighter jets bombarded and destroyed a lifeline tunnel in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.
A survey shows that 67 percent of Palestinians want the resignation of President Mahmoud Abbas and 75 percent remain skeptical of the role the administration of US President Donald Trump plays in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israeli military forces have arrested nearly three dozen Palestinians during a series of overnight operations in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds as the Tel Aviv regime continues to crack down on locals in the wake of large-scale protests over restrictive measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
Israeli police chief in East Jerusalem al-Quds has threatened a “forceful response” to possible Palestinian protests during Friday prayers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, warning that there will be “casualties” in case of such demonstrations.
At least four people have reportedly lost their lives during clashes in the occupied Palestinian lands as tensions remain high there in the wake of the Tel Aviv regime’s crackdown on Palestinian worshipers wishing to pray at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
The Israeli regime is to cut off water supply and other vital services to a pair of crowded districts of East Jerusalem al-Quds in the occupied West Bank, even though the sanitation condition in those areas is alarmingly deteriorating.