Palestinian protests have left Joseph’s Tomb in flames as violence continues to escalate in Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu holds Mahmoud Abbas responsible for the tensions, as Palestinian groups call for a day of protest. Should the UN step in?
In a rare UN speech, Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international mechamism to solve the Israel-Palestine conflict. The Palestinian leader slammed the US, which he said could no longer be the sole peace mediator.
Israel security forces say they have killed a Palestinian man who helped kill Rabbi Raziel Shevah in January. More than 19 Palestinians have been killed amid violence following US President Trump's Jerusalem decision.
Modi and Abbas' first-ever meeting in the West Bank comes as the Palestinian leader seeks to replace the US as the sole mediator between Israelis and Palestinians.
The EU has promised an extra €42.5 million to Palestinians for state-building efforts. The aid comes after the US decision to withhold millions in funding from the UN agency that supports Palestinian refugees.
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