A spokesman for the United Nations’ Secretary-General says the Israeli leader’s vow to annex the Jordan Valley would be a “serious violation of international law.”
Five major European countries said an Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank would “constitute a serious breach of international law.”
The Palestinian foreign ministry said on Thursday it would file a complaint at the United Nations against Honduras, after the Central American state recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The Israeli air force struck a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria early on Monday amid rising tensions in the Middle East, the Lebanese state-run National News Agency and a Palestinian official said.
The deaths on Friday came as thousands of Palestinians held protests at several sections of the Israel-Gaza border fence. Gaza's health ministry said 38 others were wounded by live fire.
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.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday renewed his pledge to annex all Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank as he sought to shore up right-wing support ahead of a Sept.17 election.
Israeli forces attacked Hamas positions in Gaza early on Saturday allegedly in response to rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave.
Switzerland on Tuesday said it was suspending funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees after an ethics report revealed alleged mismanagement and abuse of authority at the agency’s highest levels.