The EU warned yesterday against any “provocation” at Al Aqsa Mosque as violent clashes continued for a third day after Israeli settlers and the army stormed the mosque over the weekend and damaged large parts of it with rubber bullets and grenades.
Israeli settlers Wednesday set fire to large swaths of Palestinian-owned agricultural land near the village of Burin, to the south of Nablus in the West Bank, and injured an international activist while hurling stones at them, according to local sources.
Suspected Israeli extremist wrote threatening hate speech on the doors of an ancient church in the Old City of Jerusalem overnight Saturday, Wadie Abu Nassar, a senior advisor to the Catholic Church who is considered close to the Vatican, told Ma'an.
ECCP General coordinator Aneta Jerska writes to EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, urging the European Union to cancel the participation of Mr. Lars Faaborg-Andersen, head of the EU delegation to Israel, in the Israeli “Stop the Boycott” conference.
The Israeli regime is set to expropriate more than a thousand acres of Palestinian land in the northern part of West Bank irrespective of the international outcry against the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied territories.
The cricket season is in full swing in England and this was possibly playing on my mind when I read this headline in Haaretz: “Israel seized Palestinian family's East Jerusalem land behind Its back, gave it to settler NGO.”