A Palestinian demonstrator scuffles with an Israeli border policeman in Bethlehem, West Bank, on Tuesday. Reuters
Tomorrow’s election in Israel will be a “cliffhanger.” Polls reveal it is too close to call. Every vote will count as every Knesset seat will count in the formation of what will be a narrow coalition.
In this time of the pandemic, the world must pledge itself to cease all civilian conflicts, especially during the holy month of Ramadan (‘More than 200 Palestinians hurt in Al Aqsa mosque clashes with Israeli police’, May 8, Gulf Today).
The demonstration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial came as a ceasefire that ended 11 days of intense fighting between Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip has so far held.
The region's governor Alexander Brechalov confirmed there were "casualties and wounded among children", speaking in a video statement outside school No88 in Izhevsk.
The FSB said it had arrested the Japanese consul in the act of obtaining classified information about the impact of Western sanctions on the economic situation in Russia's Far East.
The visa is issued to all nationalities for a period of 5 years, without a guarantor, and allows the beneficiary to stay in the country for a continuous period not exceeding 90 days, and it may be extended for a longer period, provided that it does not exceed 180 days per year.
Palestinian media reported that hundreds of settlers stormed Al Aqsa Square from the Mughrabi Gate, with strict protection from the Israeli forces, in the form of groups, each of which includes 50 settlers, and performed Talmudic rituals and carried out provocative tours in the mosque’s courtyards.