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What explains Israel’s violent provocations in Palestine?

Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks about the recent attacks by Israel on Gaza and occupied East Jerusalem, especially the Al-Aqsa mosque

For second Friday in a row, Israeli forces attack worshipers at Al-Aqsa in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces fired rubber bullets, stun grenades, and tear gas on the worshipers leading to at least 31 Palestinians getting injured, two of them critically. Journalists and paramedics were also injured

Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes Palestinians observe general strike denouncing illegal home demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem

Around 800 Palestinian homes are facing the threat of demolition by the Israeli municipality of Jerusalem which plans to replace them with 500 new illegal settlement units and a shopping mall

Israeli court stays evictions of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah

The court also ordered the Palestinians to pay an annual symbolic rent, until the Israeli justice ministry which the court has tasked with resolving the ownership issue reaches a final decision

Israeli apartheid against Palestinians Israel’s oppression of Palestinians constitutes apartheid, says Amnesty International

The report claims that Israel is not only implementing apartheid policies against Palestinians in the occupied territories, but many of its other laws and policies targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinian refugees and expatriates are also ultimately aimed at maintaining Jewish supremacy

Haiti’s National Transition Council announces interim president, PM and other stories

Today we look at the interim president and PM named by Haiti’s Transition Council, a protest against ethnic cleansing and demolitions in East Jerusalem and Al-Naqab, and more

At least 14 killed after Saudi-led coalition launches raids on Sana’a and other stories

Today we look Saudi coalition air raids in Yemen after a Houthi attack on Abu Dhabi, violent attacks on anti-coup protestors in Sudan, and more

Israeli attacks in Gaza Israeli military targets Gaza farmlands with artillery, tank fire

The Israeli attacks ended up wounding three Palestinian farmers. The Israeli military claimed that it was targeting Hamas military positions, although most of its fire ended up targeting farmers and agricultural lands

Israeli settlement at Atarot delayed Israel delays massive settlement project in occupied East Jerusalem after international pressure

While the 9,000-unit settlement plan in Atarot was put on hold on Monday, another settlement plan inside East Jerusalem to build 473 homes near two Palestinian neighborhoods was announced on the same day 

Illegal Israeli settlement Israel approves illegal settlement plan for over 9,000 housing units in Jerusalem

The new settlement plan approved by the Israeli Jerusalem municipality will permanently cut off Palestinians in the occupied West Bank from Jerusalem, and makes way for the annexation and Israelization of all of Jerusalem in the future

Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah reject Israeli proposal that could lead to their dispossession

The families have been living in Sheikh Jarrah in the occupied East Jerusalem for generations. Now these families are facing evictions so the land can be cleared

Joint report shows abuses in Ethiopia as TPLF forces continue attacks and other stories

Today we look at the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and the UN-EHRC report, Sheikh Jarrah families’ rejection of a deal with Israeli settlers, and more

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