Uday Salah, 17, was "killed by a bullet to the head fired by the Israeli occupation soldiers in Kafr Dan, Jenin governorate", the Palestinian health ministry said.
On Sunday night, videos went viral on social media platforms, in which residents of East Jerusalem hung up posters reading "general strike, yes to the Palestinian curriculum, no to the distorted curriculum".
More than 40 film stars have supported Harry Potter actress Emma Watson after she was sharply rebuked by Israeli officials for expressing solidarity with Palestinians on social media. The British star, famous for her role as the boy wizard’s friend Hermione Granger in the popular
Israeli police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades towards Palestinian youths at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque on Friday, the latest outbreak of violence at a site.
In separate calls with Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli Foreign Minister Lapid, Blinken stressed "the importance of Israelis and Palestinians working to end the cycle of violence in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza by exercising restraint and refraining from actions that escalate tensions..."
Palestinians fired several rockets into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip early on Thursday and Israeli aircraft hit militant targets in Gaza, part of an escalation that was eerily similar to the run-up to last year's Israel-Gaza war.
Video footage showed the police firing at a group of journalists holding cameras and loudly identifying themselves as members of the press. At least three Palestinian reporters were wounded by rubber bullets fired by police.
Sheikh Abdullah calls Israeli FM, urges ceasing any practices that violate mosque’s sanctity; Arab League says Israel violating centuries-old policy which says non-Muslims may visit Aqsa but cannot pray there.
The Palestinians denounced the move as "collective punishment" of the impoverished territory's 2 million residents, who have lived under an Israeli-Egyptian blockade since Hamas seized power from rival Palestinian forces nearly 15 years ago.