Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Palestinian in Occupied West Bank
- Author: Jon Douglas Jun 06, 2018,
Jun 06, 2018, 12:49
Ms. Haley, an outspoken supporter of Israel on the United Nations, known as the draft a "grossly one-sided method" that didn't acknowledge any accountability by Palestinian militants for the violence.
Her father carried her blood-stained medical jacket, while other mourners demanded revenge.
"We are only a medical team, we don't have any weapons on us", Shaimma said, adding "we have nothing to threaten the Israeli army".
China's Special Envoy on the Middle East Issue Gong Xiaosheng has said that in talks Friday in Cairo on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Egypt and Israel asked Beijing to play a big role in the peace process, Palestinian Press Agency SAFA reported. It also "deplores the firing of rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israeli civilian areas".
Though 80 per cent of the Hebron jurisdiction is under the control of the Palestinian Authority, Israel maintains a military presence to protect Jewish settlements in the city's old quarter.
Kuwait presented its draft two weeks ago, initially calling for an worldwide protection mission for the Palestinians as protests turned violent on the Israeli-Gaza border.
The Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRC) said three other first responders were hit by Israeli fire on Friday and that Najjar was shot "as she was attempting to provide first aid to an injured protester".
On Tuesday Palestinian militants fired dozens of mortar bombs and rockets into Israel from Gaza, drawing Israeli air strikes.
Rocket alert sirens sounded off in Eshkol Regional Council and Kissufim Saturday evening, according to recent reports.
Gazans have since March 30 staged border protests demanding Palestinians be allowed to return to land they fled or were expelled from during the 1948 war surrounding Israel's creation, now inside the Jewish state. "She will leave a large emptiness at home". She was among more than 60 people killed that day, the deadliest since a war between Hamas and Israel ended in 2014. The proposal also emphasised the need for accountability and independent investigations into the events in Gaza.
Authorities in Gaza released a video that it said showed the team, wearing white, walking towards the fence before Razan Najjar, 21, was shot.
Izzat Shatat, 23, a volunteering ambulance worker, said he and Najjar were set to announce their engagement at the end of the holy month of Ramadan. She has never refused to help.