Gaza Palestinians fear a bleak Ramadan lies ahead, amid poverty and killings
18 May, 2018, 13:47 | Author: Brenda Erickson
Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday when the high-profile opening of the U.S. embassy to Israel in Jerusalem raised the tension to boiling point after weeks of demonstrations.
Pope Francis said he was "very worried" by escalating violence in the Middle East, with Arab foreign ministers set to hold an "extraordinary" meeting yesterday to discuss the situation.
Today is an occasion to reflect on the costs and consequences of the 1948 war, which resulted in the mass displacement and dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes.
Mr Erdogan, who also announced plans for a pro-Palestinian rally, has exchanged bitter accusations with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling Israel an "apartheid state" and ordering the country's ambassador to Turkey to leave.
Israel has long argued that Hamas has used the protests, which began on March 30, as cover to for terrorist attacks or attempts to infiltrate its border.
Israel has, with support from the US administration, accused Hamas of using civilians as human shields for attacks across the fence and to distract from Gaza's internal problems.
He also stressed the need to abide by UN Security Council Resolution No. 478 of 1980, which clearly calls on countries that have established diplomatic missions in Jerusalem to withdraw these missions from the Holy City, while stressing the importance of complying with all global resolutions that call for not to establish or transfer embassies and diplomatic missions to Jerusalem, or recognition of the city as the capital of Israel.
The Arab foreign ministers' meeting in Cairo came after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Wednesday said his government was communicating with both sides "so that this bloodshed would stop".
There were protests Thursday outside many US embassies and consulates around the world - including in New Delhi, Hong Kong, Manila and Istanbul - over America's support for Israel. Hamas and the leaders of the demonstrations have a responsibility to prevent all violent actions.
My first words are to deplore the tragic loss of lives and suffering in Gaza and to express my deep sadness and condolences to the Palestinian people. "War incites war, violence incites violence". It was noted as the bloodiest day for Palestinians since 2014.
Hanan Ashrawi, an executive committee member of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, has described the deaths and injuries of Palestinians on Monday at the Gaza border as a "massacre", by the Israeli army.
Udall also asked Pruitt for his thoughts on another investigation: Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into the 2016 election. As Pruitt left the hearing room, protesters trailed him through the halls of the Senate office building shouting "Mr.
Mitchell McClenaghan kept his nerves to concede 13 and ensure its last game on Sunday in Delhi will not be a mere formality. One down Kishan's stay at the crease was also cut short by Tye, who stuck in his second over.
Keep Britain Tidy's Chief Executive Allison Ogden-Newton said: "Blue Flag leads the fightback for the Blue Planet". Parents told a survey they were put off by litter-strewn beaches and pollution in the sea.
One version of the upcoming Surface will have 64gb storage, while another model will have 128gb worth of storage, Bloomberg said. It will be accompanied by more affordable versions of Microsoft's keyboard cover, mouse, and Surface Pen.
Gabi scored late on to confirm the result in a match that Diego Simeone's side controlled easily throughout. Griezmann scored twice as Atletico beat Marseille 3-0 last night to lift the Europa League .
A 14-second video showed a group of students filling a tub of water using a hose and later keeping a trapped raccoon submerged. It still does make me sick to my stomach", the woman said. "He could have had somebody come and relocate the animals".
Camsing then gained exclusive rights to the company and POW! Entertainment to have access to his numerous social media accounts. When he had first formed POW!, it was meant to be a mere holding company for his vast property used for comics and animation.
Houston , who had a daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, with Bobby Brown , is said to have insisted on taking Bobbi on tour with her. And I thought that was interesting. "There was something preventing her, in some way, from expressing her real self".
Real Madrid pay tribute to Griezmann & Co
Europa League victor Atletico Madrid faces UEFA punishment for fans displaying a far-right banner at the final on Wednesday. Who said modern footballing rivalries are dead? He's made me into a better player and one of the best in the world.
Man shoots ex-wife's 3 children, her boyfriend dead
The gunman also shot his ex-wife, Amanda Simpson, who was hospitalized and in critical condition Wednesday evening, Hinojosa said. The Ponder Independent School District said it was placed on "heightened alert", but the area was later determined to be secure.
Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days
Higher crude oil price is negative news for the Indian economy as the country imports three-fourths of its crude requirement. A litre of diesel in Delhi will now cost ₹ 66.57, while in Mumbai , one litre of diesel now costs ₹ 70.88 in Mumbai .