Deadly flare-up between Israel and PalestiniansWorld — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


Israel and the Palestinians have been mired since early May in one of their biggest flare-ups in violence in recent years, after weeks of tensions in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

A timeline:

Palestinian eviction threat
On the evening of May 3, clashes erupt in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah, sparked by a years-long bid by Jewish settlers to take over Arab homes.

On May 6, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain call on Israel to end its settlement policy in the occupied Palestinian territories and expulsions from east Jerusalem.

A Palestinian protester takes cover from Israeli security forces amid clashes near the Hawara checkpoint south of the occupied West Bank city of Nablus on May 15, 2021, as Palestinians commemorate the Nakba, the “catastrophe” of Israel’s creation in 1948, which turned hundreds of thousands into refugees. (Photo by JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP)

Clashes at Al-Aqsa mosque compound
Major clashes break out on May 7 as tens of thousands…

Source: Guardian Newspaper