Over 100 Palestinians Injures as Israel Cracks Down on Protests

Cheryl Sanders
January 14, 2018

The paper, citing Palestinian officials, said that while Trump's peace envoys have been shunned by the PA, diplomatic channels remain open, and were never severed.

Two Palestinian teenagers were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers on Thursday as violence continues in the occupied territories. Trump himself said that was evidenced by the Palestinian regime's latest refusal to even come to the negotiating table.

Since the 1993 Oslo Accords, the United States of America has been among the major donors to the Palestinian Authority (PA), created to manage limited self-governance in parts of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Denny Cormier, a pro-Palestinian activist who lived in Gaza during the 2014 war, wrote on Twitter that it was likely the Israeli perpetrators knew the children did not pose a serious threat.

In addition, six young Palestinians were wounded in clashes in the village of Allaban, southern Nablus, as a journalist was injured by a sound bomb in Al-Khali, or Hebron.

The Israeli army declared the central occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh - home to imprisoned teenage activist Ahed al-Tamimi - a closed military zone on Saturday, closing off all entrances and exits.

The killing of the Israeli settler happened on Tuesday near the illegal Israeli settlement of Havat Gilad, where the 35-year-old rabbi resided.

He instructed the State Department to start preparations for the transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv.

Nearly 2,000 Palestinian clashed Friday with Israeli security forces in some 20 locations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Israel Defense Forces said, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem effectively put the entire city under de facto Israeli control.

Palestinian landowners can receive financial compensation or alternative land, however this law authorizes a further massive land theft of private Palestinian land by the Israeli government. Israeli jurisdiction and ownership of Jerusalem, however, is not recognised by the worldwide community.

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