A Palestinian activist walks away from a tear gas grenade fired by Israeli security forces in Beit Sahur on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
A Palestinian wounded during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza-Israel border died on Saturday, the health ministry in the blockaded coastal enclave said.
A Palestinian crossed into Israel from Gaza and shot at troops, setting off a firefight in which he was killed and three Israeli soldiers were wounded early on Thursday, the army said.
A Palestinian was killed by Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, the health ministry in the Hamas-run enclave said. The ministry said Ahmed Ahmed al-Shehri, 27,
Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan last week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — the highest-ranking elected American official to visit in decades — staging days of air and sea drills around the island that raised tensions to their highest level in years.
China was using US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei as an "excuse to create a new normality to intimidate Taiwan's people," ministry spokeswoman Joanne Ou told a news conference in Taipei, the capital.
Russia denied any aircraft were damaged in Tuesday's blasts — or that any attack took place. But satellite photos clearly showed at least seven fighter planes at the base had been blown up and others probably damaged.