Palestine Red Crescent said eleven of the injured were taken to a hospital and most injuries occurred from the police's use of plastic bullets and gas bombs on unarmed Palestinians.
Clashes at Islam's third-holiest site and around East Jerusalem, which injured at least 205 Palestinians and 17 police officers, came amid mounting anger over the potential eviction of Palestinians from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers.
Clashes at Islam's third holiest site and around occupied East Jerusalem, which wounded 205 Palestinians, came amid mounting anger over potential eviction of Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.
The latest violence was preceded by a vicious attack carried out by Jewish settlers against Palestinians on Wednesday.
Citing Israel’s rejection of holding elections in the occupied city of East Jerusalem, President Mahmoud Abbas decided to postpone parliamentary elections scheduled for May 22.
It’s no longer a secret, but a review of some influential American outlets shows that Israel continues to get favourable coverage.
There have been nightly disturbances since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 13, amid Palestinian anger over police blocking off access to the promenade around the walls of the Old City and a ban on gatherings.
Israeli forces hit Hamas positions early Saturday after it said three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip.
The incidents, which followed the start of Ramadan on April 13, have broken a period of calm in contested city at core of Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
ICC is expected to look at possible war crimes committed by Israeli forces and Palestinian militants during and after the 2014 Gaza war, as well as Israel’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Coronavirus is still raging in Brazil, Philippines, France and other predominantly Christian countries, where worshippers are marking a second Holy Week under various lockdowns.
The grassroots protest movement believes Netanyahu cannot serve as prime minister while he is on trial for multiple corruption charges with many also objecting to his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
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