Israeli fire kills Palestinian near Gaza border: hospital, residents
- Author: Arturo Norris Jun 11, 2017,
Jun 11, 2017, 21:35
And while the humanitarian support to Gaza may indirectly serve Hamas, Shobaki says that Doha "saved the PA President Mahmoud Abbas' authority from collapsing a couple of times when the deficit in the PA budget has been blocked".
According to Dr. Ashraf al-Qudra of the Palestinian Health Ministry, the man killed was a 35-year-old male, while four others were injured by gunshots, and were in light to moderate condition. It said in the "violent riot", Palestinians tried to damage the fence and that soldiers opened fire when the protestors ignored calls and warning shots to stop.
In public remarks to his cabinet at its weekly meeting, Netanyahu said UNRWA perpetuated, rather than solved, the Palestinian refugee problem and that anti-Israeli incitement was rife in its institutions, which includes schools.
"We don't think this is good". Hospital officials in Gaza said a 25-year-old man was killed.
But the Prime Minister further slammed the United Nations agency, as well as Hamas, the ruling faction in the Gaza Strip despite being considered a terrorist organization by Israel, the U.S. and the European Union.
A United Nations aid agency that helps Palestinians in Gaza condemned the territory's Hamas rulers on Friday after discovering a tunnel running under two of its schools for boys.
During the 2014 war, Hamas gunmen on several occasions made their way into Israel through a tunnel, though they did not manage to reach civilian areas.
The agency announced that the tunnel was discovered on June 1 during construction work and condemned "the existence of such tunnels in the strongest possible terms".
Israel pulled out of Gaza in 2005.
However, others were shot dead during protests or clashes, while some were killed in Israeli air strikes on Gaza.
About 600,000 Israelis live in over 230 illegal settlements built since the 1967 Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East Jerusalem (al-Quds).
US -brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014.
Thirty-seven Israelis, two American tourists and a British student have been killed in the violence, which has slowed in recent months but not stopped.