To a question on whether the US side had raised the issue during the visit of Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, who met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top officials in Washington, a senior Israeli official told reporters, "Yes".
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi discussed among other issues "efforts to revive the peace process" between Israel and Palestine.
Israeli army says students belong to a Hamas student wing at Birzeit University, which condemned the arrests and appealed for their release.
Investigation determines series of Israeli air strikes that left more than 40 people dead in besieged Gaza’s neighbourhood were conducted “without warning” and “with limited intelligence about what they were attacking”.
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