AP – Two blasts went off near bus stops in the occupied Al-Quds at the height of morning rush hour on Wednesday, killing a Canadian teenager and injuring at least 18, in what police said were suspected attacks by Palestinians.
Ambassadors from “all Arab countries” have reportedly written a letter to UK Prime Minister Liz Truss urging her not to go ahead with an “ill-judged” plan to move the British Embassy in Tel Aviv to Al-Quds.
Palestinians have expressed outrage over reports that British Prime Minister Liz Truss is considering relocating the UK Embassy in Tel Aviv to the occupied holy city of Al-Quds in a controversial decision that would follow in former US president Donald Trump’s footsteps.
Palestinian schools in occupied East Al-Quds are observing a general strike in protest at attempts by Israeli municipality to censor and edit Palestinian textbooks, as well as introduce an Israeli curriculum in classrooms.
Iran condemned Israeli desecration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound after settlers, backed by troops, on Sunday stormed the Muslim place of worship and held a “flag march” in occupied East Al-Quds’ Old City.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations denounced deadly raids by Israeli forces against Palestinians in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of Al-Quds, urging immediate action to halt the aggression.
The Israeli forces for the third consecutive night attacked Palestinians who gathered at Bab al-Amoud, also known as Damascus Gate, one of the main gates of the Old City of Al-Quds, to celebrate the onset of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Patriarchs and heads of churches in the occupied Al-Quds say extremist Jewish groups are trying to drive Christians out of the holy city, arguing that Israeli authorities have failed to curb assaults against members of the religious community and desecration of their sites.
Israeli military forces shot and killed a Palestinian man in the Old City of Al-Quds amid tensions over settlement expansion plans and forced expulsion of Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Al-Quds.