Israeli officials have approved plans for the construction of hundreds of new housing units in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds in defiance of international outcry against the Tel Aviv regime’s land expropriation and settlement expansion policies in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized some Arab rulers for siding with the Israel regime on the status of Jerusalem al-Quds, saying the holy occupied Palestinian city is not up for sale.
Israeli officials are planning to construct hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem al-Quds irrespective of international outcry against the Tel Aviv regime’s land expropriation and settlement expansion policies in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has slammed Washington’s move to merge the US consulate with its embassy in the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, denouncing the decision as "the last nail in the coffin of the US administration” with regard to its role in sponsoring the so-called Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Israeli military forces have shot dead a young Palestinian man in Jerusalem al-Quds as tensions continue in the occupied territories following US President Donald Trump’s decision last year to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital and relocate the US embassy to the occupied city.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has denounced Australia’s controversial move in recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as the so-called capital of the Israeli regime, saying that "they have no rights” to do so.