According to a report from Hebrew media, Walla, the combination of 60 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in the single bloodiest day of conflict since 2014 along with the Israeli air strikes apparently caused Hamas to rethink its strategy. Nakba Day not only honors the displacement of Palestinians, but also advocates for their right to return.
It's another day of protests along Israel's border with Gaza rocking the region.
"We will consider the issues that have been raised in relation to a possible review, either all together or to some limited extent, of visa requirements in relation to a state of Israel as well as issues of people holding dual citizenship who fight in wars that South Africa regards as unjust".
This year, many Palestinians are using Twitter to share stories passed on by relatives forced to exile 70 years ago using #MyNakbaStory to raise awareness as to why they continue to protest.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, for her part, defended Israeli troops' actions and blamed Hamas for the violence on Gaza's border with Israel.
Israel has a responsibility to calibrate its use of force, to not use lethal forces, except as a last resort under imminent threat of death or serious injury, he said.
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On Wednesday, Republican members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence are expected to unanimously approve Ms. That went much further than Haspel had gone last week at her public confirmation hearing.
Guatemala inaugurated its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, becoming the first country to follow in the footsteps of the United States' deeply controversial move. On Friday, some demonstrators entered and attacked the Garden of Peace, the main crossing channel for food and fuel to the Palestinians.
"These people want their voices heard", Mladenov said, adding that "their anger, if not channelled in a constructive manner, will lead to more destruction and suffering".
Pierce was echoed by Bolivia's envoy Sasha Llorenty who said that "the unilateral decision by the United States to move its embassy to Jerusalem does nothing but inflame spirits".
The cycle of violence in Gaza needs to end, said Mladenov. "The status of Jerusalem should be determined in a negotiated settlement between Israel and Palestinians, and Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of the Israeli and Palestinian states", she pointed out.
The US and Guatemalan moves break with decades of worldwide consensus.