Israel's adoption of yet another apartheid law -- which officially recognizes Jewish supremacy over Arabs in the occupied territories -- draws sharp criticisms from the European Union as well as senior Palestinians officials, who have blasted the measure as "dangerous" and "racist."
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the fate of Palestine must be determined by Palestinians, including Muslims, Jews and Christians, who originally lived in the historical land of Palestine.
Palestinians have launched a campaign with the hashtag “We are not hungry” on the social media, calling for the boycott of Iftar or the fast-breaking meals offered by the UAE at al-Aqsa mosque in protest at the policies of some Persian Gulf Arab states.
The United Nations Security Council has held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, a day after Israeli troops unleashed a brutal crackdown on Palestinian protesters, killing dozens of people and wounding over 2,700 others.
Palestinian diplomats in Geneva have filed a complaint with the United Nations against Israel for resorting to discriminatory measures and violating its obligations under a UN anti-racism treaty only to maintain a “colonial occupation.”