Thousands of people accompanied Nizar Banat’s coffin through the streets of occupied West Bank, many of them chanting “the people want the fall of the regime” and “leave, leave Abbas”.
Palestinian parliamentary candidate Nizar Banat was severely beaten in custody, causing his death, his relatives allege. Banat had accused Palestinian leadership of corruption and had condemned a short-lived Covid-19 vaccine exchange with Israel.
In the aftermath of a ceasefire in besieged Gaza and a postponed presidential election, some Palestinians say Abbas must go.
The resistance movement says in a statement that it targeted the cities of Ashkelon, Netivot, and Sderot with 130 rockets in response to Israel’s destruction of the 14-storey Al Sharouk Tower in Gaza.
Israeli police fire plastic bullets and sound bombs wounding at least 10 more unarmed Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, as Arab nations, including signatories of Abraham Accords, hit out at Israel over ongoing violence.
Jordanian FM Ayman Safadi tells Israeli FM Gabi Ashkenazi "there is no alternative to a two-state solution" between Israel and the Palestinians.
The proxy wars are being fought by countries over land that doesn't belong to them and its the Iraqis who are paying with their lives.
Turkey accuses Dahlan of being a mercenary for the United Arab Emirates and being involved in the 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu says he would give US President Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while Palestinian President Abbas rejects the proposal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a dilemma: stir up nationalist sentiment through harsh action against Gaza and possibly a military miscalculation, or avoid escalating tensions and be viewed as soft.
The border opened under the Western-backed Palestinian Authority raising residents' hopes for easier passage in and out of the impoverished enclave.
Hunger, homelessness and poverty are pushing Syrian refugees in Lebanon to sell one of the few things they still have — their organs. But the agents of this illegal business are conning desperate Syrians and exposing them to severe health hazards.
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