Contents: Egypt mediates Israel-Gaza ceasefire in biggest escalation since 2014 war; Israel also prepares for war on Syria border with Iran and Hezbollah
‚Football is Not Removed from Politics‘ – Palestinians Back Sweden Against England in World Cup Clash
(AFP) — As England prepare to play Sweden in a crunch World Cup quarter-final Saturday, the Scandinavians will find strong support in a perhaps unlikely location: the Palestinian enclave of Gaza.
President Donald Trump is struggling to convince Congress to fund his border wall along the frontier with Mexico. Meanwhile, Israel is building a new wall along its border with Gaza — underwater.
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees is fueling “unrealistic” hopes of return after 70 years and is therefore helping keep the Israeli-Palestinian conflict alive, Switzerland’s foreign minister said Thursday.
Iran’s „moderate“ President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Israel’s right to national defense was „meaningless“ following the deaths of more than 50 Palestinians, most revealed to be operatives of the Hamas terrorist organization.
The mainstream media bear „some responsibility“ for the deaths of Palestinians at the Gaza boundary this week, says Friedman, because they reward the Hamas terror group for encouraging people to attempt to breach the border.
After Turkey recalled its ambassadors to Israel and the United States on Monday to protest the Israeli response to riots along the Gaza border fence, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a “terror state” and denounced its actions as “genocide.”
Turkey and South Africa announced that they will withdraw their ambassadors from Israel, and Turkey from the U.S., on Monday as Hamas claims dozens of deaths following riots on the Gaza-Israel border.
TEL AVIV – Ahead of the inauguration of the relocated U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, Israeli troops have been deployed to Gaza and the West Bank amid concerns of violent clashes with Palestinian protesters, the IDF said Saturday.