Most countries renewed the mandate of the United Nations Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees.Full Story
Last week, Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett gave the green light for the construction of a new settlement in Hebron.Full Story
The total figure includes US$28.2 billion in estimated accrued interest and US$6.6 billion of leaked Palestinian fiscal revenues to Israel, and the amount continues to rise.
According to the mayor of Hebron, the settlement could lead to a serious increase in violence in the area.
The date was chosen for its importance to the Palestinian people since in 1947 when the General Assembly of the United Nations passed resolution 181, later known as the "Resolution of the Partition."
"The expansion of the settlement is a symbol of Israel’s choice to prevent the possibility of an agreement in Jerusalem," researcher with NGO Ir Amim said.
The 'day of rage' was attended by thousands of protesters against Trump's administration last week move.
Historically, the US has struggled in its understanding of international law, not because of its lack of legal savvy but because, quite often, US interests clashed with the will of the international community.
“If the Israeli government can deport somebody documenting rights abuses without facing consequences, how can we ever stop rights abuses?” Shakir said at a news conference in Jerusalem on Monday before heading to the airport for his departure.
The photos of Amarneh with his bloody eye generated widespread protests by Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza.
The Israeli army said its attacks early on Saturday did not target positions of the Islamic Jihad group but Hamas in response to rocket fire from the besieged enclave.