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.
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.
Jordanian FM Ayman Safadi tells Israeli FM Gabi Ashkenazi "there is no alternative to a two-state solution" between Israel and the Palestinians.
Palestinians are vocal in their opposition to US President Donald Trump's Middle East plan, which gives Israel the green light to annex Jewish settlements and other strategic territory in the West Bank.
Illegal Jewish settlements on occupied Palestinian land have turned into a lucrative business for many Israeli companies, according to the latest UN report, but the US snubs the UN's findings, revealing its inherent prejudice towards Palestinians.
Rami Hamdallah steps down as President Mahmud Abbas seeks to form a new government, a move Hamas sees as part of attempts to exclude the group from Palestinian politics.
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has recalled its ambassadors to Romania, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic because these countries participated and celebrated at a reception of the US embassy which opened in Jerusalem.
The operation also left two members of the Hamas security forces dead.
The explosion went off shortly after the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah entered Gaza through a crossing with Israel. Hamdallah is reported to be unharmed after the blast.
The Indian and Palestinian leaders are set to discuss issues including information technology, health and tourism during the brief visit.
Turkey says it will counter the US decision on Jerusalem at the United Nations and start initiatives to increase the number of states who recognise the state of Palestine.
Protestors in Ramallah, Nablus and Gaza slammed Britain for endorsing the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine a century ago.
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