On 2 July, UNRWA launched its annual Protection Summer Camps in 23 different locations across the West Bank, targeting 2,400 children and youth to help strengthen their resilience, build their self-esteem and exercise their right to play.
Palestinians in the occupied city of Jerusalem are complaining of the continued siege on the holy city, imposed by the Israeli occupation authorities for the second week in a row, following a heroic operation in Al-Aqsa Mosque, carried out by three young Palestinians from Umm al-Fahm.
The Israeli government is backing a plan to build a new outpost containing 1,100 housing units in north-east Jerusalem that separates Palestinian communities and prevents the territorial contiguity among the East Jerusalem’s neighborhoods and other outskirts of Ramallah and Al-Bireh.
Israeli authorities sentenced former long-term hunger-striking prisoner Bilal Diab to six months of administrative detention, Israel's widely-condemned policy of internment without charge or trial, as he entered his 12th day on hunger strike on Tuesday.
As Israeli forces continued to impose a violent crackdown on Palestinians praying outside of Al-Aqsa Mosque as an act civil disobedience against new security measures at the holy site, Israeli NGO B’Tselem accused Israel of displaying “sweeping disregard” for Palestinian lives in occupied East Jerusalem.
The Israeli Supreme Court ruled Tuesday evening the release of the bodies of three Palestinian youths, who were killed after they carried out a deadly shooting attack on two Israeli policemen at al-Aqsa Mosque on July 14.
UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process Nickolay Mladenov has warned that there is a grave risk that the recent developments in the Old City of Jerusalem could become a religious strife engulfing the entire region.