The Palestinians asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately reverse plans to build more Jewish settlements, at an emergency meeting called to address tensions in east Jerusalem.
Clashes break out in east Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israeli police ahead of the funeral of a Palestinian who ploughed his car into a crowd of pedestrians, killing two.
The heavily armed police used tear gas to repel hundreds of Palestinians taking part in a “symbolic funeral” ceremony for Abdelrahman Shaludi, the 21-year-old Palestinian shot dead after ramming his car into a Jerusalem crowd on Wednesday.
A three-month-old girl was killed on the spot and six other people hurt in what police said was a deliberate “terror attack”.
The United Nations and the Palestinian government called for international donors to provide $550 million in aid to help hundreds of thousands of Gazans affected by a devastating war with Israel.
The abuse of Palestinian children in the Israeli military court system. Documentary by Jonathan Pullman.
This video shows pictures of different Palestinian cities during the 1920s and 1930s before the creation of the state of Israel by Zionists in 1948.