Palestine Solidarity Day being observed in Pakistan


The draft resolution discussed, presented by Pakistan on behalf of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and backed by 47 United Nations member states, said the investigators should look into "all violations of global humanitarian law and worldwide human rights the context of the military assaults on large scale civilian protests that began on 30 March 2018".

Furthermore, Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki was reported in al-Hayat al-Jadida suggesting that Arab countries should recall their ambassadors to the United States in response to the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said during an urgent meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Thursday that the ongoing suffering of the Palestinian people is a "moral and political disgrace" for which the worldwide community bears responsibility.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has departed for Turkey to represent Pakistan in the Extraordinary Session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) being held in Istanbul on Friday to discuss situation after massacre of dozens of Palestinians by Israeli Troops.

Since March 30, Palestinians have been holding the Great March of Return near the Gaza Strip border to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba, the Palestinian exodus after Israel's declaration of independence in 1948.

The ministry had on Wednesday, re-assured that Nigeria's official position for a two state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not changed.

"Hamas' stated aims of the destruction of Israel and the murder of Israelis lay bare its goals in fueling these violence protests", they wrote in a statement posted on Twitter.

The overnight raid by Israel came after it said gunfire from Gaza targeted its soldiers and damaged a house.

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In a written statement on Thursday, Kalin said the Israeli occupation and the Palestinian issue are not problems for the Muslim countries alone but common problems for all who believe in law and justice.

Here's a Hamas leader boasting about using women and children in their terrorist infrastructure project.

Palestinian security sources told Agence France-Presse the target was a Hamas base.

But after deploring "the violence in the Gaza Strip that has led to a tragic loss of life and injured countless people", Trudeau appeared to single out Israel for opprobrium.

"This shameful draft resolution is a proposal to support Hamas's war crimes against Israel and the residents of Gaza who are being sent to die for the sake of preserving Hamas's rule", he added.

But human rights groups say the identity of slain protesters, including a possible affiliation to a militant group, is irrelevant if they were unarmed and did not pose an immediate threat to the lives of soldiers when they were shot.

Israeli snipers, perched behind sand berms, opened fire from the other side of the fence, killing 59 Palestinians and wounding hundreds.