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Palestinians call for ‘Day of Rage’ to protest Trump’s visit to the occupied territory

Palestinians call for Day of Rage to protest Trumps visit to the occupied territory

Palestinian factions in the central occupied West Bank city of Ramallah have called upon the Palestinian people to partake in a “Day of Rage” on Tuesday, during the planned visit by US President Donald Trump to the occupied Palestinian territory. Trump left the US for his first trip abroad as commander-in-chief on May 19, arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. …

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Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

Israeli forces shoot kill Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

Israeli military forces have shot dead a young Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank during a march in solidarity with hundreds of Palestinians, who have gone on hunger strike in Israeli jails in protest at the Tel Aviv regime’s administrative detention policy and harsh prison conditions. The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced in a statement that dozens of protesters …

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Palestinian child target of Israeli settler hit and run

Israeli settler runs over injures Palestinian boy in West Bank

An Israeli settler has deliberately run over a Palestinian child in the occupied West Bank of city of Yatta south of al-Khalil (Hebron.) The settler drove over Laith Yousif Shatat, eight, on Wednesday as the child was standing outside his school located in the town’s eastern regions. According to witnesses, the severely injured child was taken to a hospital in …

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Israeli settler runs over, injures Palestinian boy in West Bank

Israeli settler runs over injures Palestinian boy in West Bank

An Israeli settler has run over and injured a Palestinian boy in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian security sources said the four-year-old victim, identified as Murad Samir al-Razam, was struck in the center of the city of Hebron (al-Khalil), situated 30 kilometers south of Jerusalem al-Quds, on Sunday. The Israeli driver fled the scene after the …

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Brazil condemns Israel’s new settlement plan in West Bank

Brazil condemns Israels new settlement plan in West Bank

Brazil has harshly criticized Israel for having recently approved new settlements in the occupied West Bank for the first time in more than 20 years. “The settlements in (Palestinian territory) are illegal and amount to an obstacle for the two-state solution and for a fair and lasting peace,” the Brazilian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. The ministry …

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Netanyahu vows to build new settlement in the West Bank

Netanyahu vows to build new settlement in the West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will fulfill his promise to build a new settlement in the occupied West Bank for the first time in more than 20 years. Netanyahu made the announcement on Thursday hours before meeting with Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump’s special envoy for the Middle East. He said the new settlement will be built …

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian during West Bank raid

Israeli forces kill Palestinian during West Bank raid

A young Palestinian man has been killed as clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian youths in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. The Israeli forces stormed the Qaddura Refugee Camp in central Ramallah in the early hours of Monday and fired tear gas and live ammunition at youths there, al-Aqsa satellite television said. The TV channel quoted …

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Germany makes rare criticism of Israel over West Bank outposts vote

Germany makes rare criticism of Israel over West Bank outposts vote

Germany and France have sharply questioned Israel’s commitment to the two-state solution and to peace in the aftermath of a contentious vote in the Knesset to “legalise” illegal outposts in the occupied Palestinian territories. As two human rights groups on Wednesday launched a court challenge to the new law, Germany’s foreign ministry issued an unusually blunt statement saying its “trust …

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Netanyahu’s hysterical rhetoric on Iran seeks to divert attention from West Bank settlement building

Netanyahu’s hysterical rhetoric on Iran seeks to divert attention from West Bank settlement building

.Talk of a ‘two-state solution’ remains nothing more than a convenient fig leaf for Israeli authorities Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave Theresa May a frightening account during their meeting of the threat posed by Iranian aggression to Israel and everybody else. In Mr Netanyahu’s eyes, Iran is a much more dangerous enemy than Isis or al-Qaeda, seeking “to annihilate …

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Israel reinforces 10km gap in West Bank separation barrier

Israel reinforces 10km gap in West Bank separation barrier

Israeli military engineers have erected additional 10 km of the West Bank wall that runs along the demarcation line and prevents Palestinians from crossing into Israel. While the Tel Aviv government calls it a security barrier, Palestinians slam it as an apartheid wall. The Israeli Defense Ministry has recently finished the construction of a 10-kilometer (6.2 miles) section of the …

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