The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution demanding that Israel vacate the Golan Heights – the Syrian territory it captured in 1967 and has occupied since – arguing its presence in the disputed region is an obstacle to peace.
Palestinian president threatens to fully cut US ties
The Israeli military conducted fresh airstrikes on the Gaza Strip after Palestinians in the blockaded enclave and the occupied West Bank marked a “day of rage” in protest at US contentious declaration of support for the regime’s land grab policy.
Thousands of Palestinian protesters took part in a “day of rage” across the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, with some groups clashing with Israeli forces to protest the US announcement that it no longer believes Israeli settlements violate international law.
A watchdog group asked Israel's top court on Sunday to order Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step aside after his indictment on corruption charges, adding to pressure he is already facing from within his ruling party.
Iran’s envoy to the United Nations highlighted the necessity of the establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, saying the US and Israel are the main obstacles to the establishment of such a zone.
The Israeli military conducted a new round of aerial attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip, targeting a couple of sites in the blockaded coastal sliver, despite an earlier cease-fire deal following Israel’s assassination of Palestinians in the enclave.
The Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement says it is holding fire after the regime in Israel accepted its key demands, including stopping targeted killings, as part of an Egypt-mediated truce amid at ending the military confrontation between the two sides.