Israel admits it kills innocent Palestinian — again

Relatives of a Palestinian man, who was shot dead by Israeli troops on Friday, mourn during his funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

 

 

 

 

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Israeli troops attack Palestinian protestors in Jerusalem

Israeli troops used live rounds and tear gas against protestors in different parts of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. The Islamic Resistant Movement Hamas has declared Friday a “day of rage” in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. A statement released by Hamas said the “day of rage” was organized to “respond to the U.S. decision that targets the holy city” and send a message to Israel “with all available means.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Israeli army carried out airstrikes over Gaza

Dozens of Palestinians were injured after Israeli forces struck two locations in the Gaza strip, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tens of Thousands Mark Yasser Arafat Death Anniversary in Gaza

Tens of thousands of Gaza Palestinians marked the 13th anniversary of the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat’s death for the first time since the Islamic Hamas group seized the territory a decade ago. In the wake of a brewing reconciliation between Hamas and the Fatah party Arafat founded, Fatah supporters flocked to al-Saraya Square in Gaza City from all over the coastal enclave to commemorate the event, waving their yellow flag, raising posters of Arafat and donning his trademark kaffiyeh headgear. 

Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough

Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have signed a reconciliation deal – the biggest step forward for internal Palestinian relations in a decade. The signing of a preliminary agreement in Cairo was reached after two days of Egyptian-brokered negotiations. Fatah negotiator Azzam al-Ahmed and Hamas’s representative Saleh al-Arouri smiled and shook hands in a short ceremony presided over by Egypt’s chief of intelligence, Khalid Fawzi. The move should ensure a unity government will once again administer both the West Bank and Gaza after the rift caused by militant group Hamas’s takeover of the Gaza Strip in 2007.