Almost 2000 Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Gaza, West Bank


Another 16-year-old, Amir Abd Abu Musaid, was killed in a border area in Gaza when Israeli troops opened fire on stone-throwing protesters.

Three other Palestinians were wounded, one critically, it said.

Rocket warning sirens wailed Friday night in Israeli communities near the Gaza Strip, but the IDF later said it appeared to be a false alarm. More than a hundred Palestinians were treated for smoke and gas inhalation after the Israeli soldiers deployed tear gas and smoke grenades. He died in clashes that erupted in the Tel and Iraq Burin villages of southern Nablus in the northern West Bank.

It has been the largest incidence of fire from Gaza since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war.

Friedman, a supporter of West Bank settlements, accused a Palestinian of carrying out the attack late on Tuesday.

Much of the worldwide community views the settlements as illegal and an obstacle to peace.

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While welcomed in Israel, Trump's declaration was met with anger by Palestinians, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas saying the United States was no longer an honest broker in peace talks and the Gaza-based terror group Hamas calling for an intifada, or violent uprising.

The status of Jerusalem has ignited tensions between Israelis and Palestinians for decades.

Nearly 2,000 Palestinian clashed Friday with Israeli security forces in some 20 locations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Israel Defense Forces said, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

"Israel is a sovereign nation with the right ... to determine its own capital", the president said at the time.

A further 200,000 live in East Jerusalem, annexed by Israel in a move never recognised by the worldwide community.