Israel's Public Security Ministry and other branches of Israel's defense establishment are advancing a bill to outlaw the organization of Palestinian guards stationed on Al-Aqsa mosque (proclaimed Temple Mount) to block entry by Jews.
The overwhelming majority of General Assembly of the United Nations on Wednesday voted on 5 draft resolutions in favor of Palestine. The decision comes after the Assembly discussed the two articles, "the Palestinian Cause" and " the conditions in the Middle East."
The Palestinian government on Tuesday launched a campaign to resist "Israeli violence against Palestinian women" to coincide with the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Egyptian authorities have decided to reopen the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for two days to allow thousands of Palestinians – who have been stranded on the Egyptian side for weeks – to return home, Palestinian and Egyptian officials have said.
Hundreds of Palestinians stranded in Egypt for weeks have gathered outside their embassy in Cairo to demand the reopening of the Rafah border crossing to allow their return to the blockaded Gaza Strip.
The European Union's new Foreign Affairs chief Federica Mogherini is expected to repeat her recent call for the establishment of a Palestinian state at a debate in the EU Parliament on Wednesday, saying the world “cannot afford” another war in Gaza.