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Iran president slams US recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Iran president slams US recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Iran’s president on Friday strongly criticized the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and urged Muslims to support the Palestinian cause. Hassan Rouhani also lashed out at the United States for imposing a ban on travelers from six largely Muslim countries. He was addressing a congregation after Friday prayers at Mecca Masjid in […]

February 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Israeli troops kill three Palestinians, wound scores in protests over Jerusalem

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians, wound scores in protests over Jerusalem

Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians and wounded 150 others on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital entered a second week. Most of the casualties were on the Gaza Strip border, where thousands of Palestinians gathered to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers beyond the […]

December 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Palestinian man fatally stabs British woman on Jerusalem train

Palestinian man fatally stabs British woman on Jerusalem train

A Palestinian man fatally stabbed a British student on Jerusalem’s transit network on Friday, Israeli police said. Israel’s ambassador to Britain, Mark Regev, named the victim as Hannah Bladon on his Twitter account, adding that she was “murdered in a senseless act of terror.” The incident occurred in a train carriage on the light rail […]

April 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Truck-ramming attack kills 4 Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Truck-ramming attack kills 4 Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

A Palestinian truck driver on Sunday rammed his vehicle into a crowd of Israeli soldiers at a popular Jerusalem tourist spot, killing four people and wounding 17 others in the deadliest single attack of more than a year of Israeli-Palestinian violence. The attack came at a time of heightened tensions in Jerusalem, where Palestinians have […]

January 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Israeli guards shoot knife-wielding Palestinian woman

Israeli guards shoot knife-wielding Palestinian woman

A Palestinian woman was shot and wounded Friday after approaching an Israeli security checkpoint near Jerusalem with a knife, Israeli police said. The woman approached the crossing point in Qalandia, between Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, in a lane designated for vehicles despite repeated calls from guards to stop, a statement said. She was […]

December 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Palestinian kills two people in Jerusalem, then shot dead- police

Palestinian kills two people in Jerusalem, then shot dead- police

Oct 10, – The incident, near Israel’s national police headquarters, began when shots were fired from a vehicle at people waiting at a tram stop, a police spokeswoman said. A Palestinian who was due to begin a prison term in Israel next week went on a shooting spree on Sunday, killing a pedestrian and a […]

October 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Two Palestinians who stabbed Israeli soldier shot dead in West Bank- army

Two Palestinians who stabbed Israeli soldier shot dead in West Bank- army

Mar 24, – The soldier has been suspended from duty while Israeli military police hold a criminal investigation, the army said in a statement. Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians after they attacked a soldier in the West Bank on Thursday, the military said, and one soldier was detained after being shown on video firing […]

March 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Palestinians kill Israeli civilian in West Bank store

Palestinians kill Israeli civilian in West Bank store

Feb 18, – The two Israeli victims were taken to an Israeli hospital along with the Palestinian attackers, where one of the Israelis died of his wounds. Two knife-wielding Palestinians fatally stabbed an Israeli civilian on Thursday and seriously wounded another at a supermarket in the West Bank before they were shot and wounded by […]

February 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israel- 3 Palestinians dead after attacking Israelis

Israel- 3 Palestinians dead after attacking Israelis

Feb 14, – In the first incident, the military said two Palestinians were throwing rocks at passing vehicles near the West Bank city of Jenin and when forces arrived at the scene Palestinians opened fire at them. The soldiers fired back and killed two Palestinians, the military said, adding that no soldiers were wounded in […]

February 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israeli soldier, three Palestinian attackers killed ahead of Kerry visit

Israeli soldier, three Palestinian attackers killed ahead of Kerry visit

Nov 24, – One soldier was stabbed to death while another was seriously wounded in the same attack at a petrol station on the edge of the occupied West Bank. An Israeli soldier and three Palestinian alleged attackers were killed in another day of violence, on the eve of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s […]

November 24, 2015 | By | Reply More