An elderly man waves a Palestinian flag as Israeli security soldiers point a gun at him in the village of Bizzariya, Nablus, West Bank. File/AFP
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s annexation plan is highly condemnable (“Major European nations flay Netanyahu’s annexation plan,” Sept 14, Gulf Today).
Five Palestinians died on Sunday in surging cross-border fighting while Israel alleged that rockets from Gaza killed three people in an Israeli city.
Abdullah rejected the idea of Jordan as an alternative state for Palestinians, saying: "Don't we have a voice in the end?"
Israeli troops shot and wounded seven Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, the day before a mass rally called to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in which around 200 Palestinians have been killed.
General Khalil Ibrahim said, “This is the largest seizure in the world…”
Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called on Wednesday for the army to be deployed and for a curfew to be imposed over flashpoint northeastern districts.
Horses drew Mubarak's coffin draped in the Egyptian flag at a mosque complex, followed by a procession led by President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, Egypt's top military brass, Mubarak's sons Alaa and Gamal and other Egyptian and Arab dignitaries.