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Sri Lanka suggests two-state solution for Israel-Palestine conflict
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 20 : Sri Lanka called for a two-state solution to end an on-going war between Israel and Palestine in Gaza.

Gaza clashes: Three Palestinians succumb to injuries, death toll at 65
Ankara [Turkey], May 20 : Three Palestinian succumbed to their injuries they sustained during protests with Israel at Gaza earlier this week.

OIC leaders hold summit over Gaza killings
Istanbul [Turkey], May 19 : Leaders of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states arrived in Istanbul on Friday for a summit, called by Turkey, over the killings of about 60 Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces along the Gaza border.

UNHRC votes to probe Israel-Palestine clashes
Geneva [Switzerland], May 19 : The United Nations Human Rights Council in a session voted to begin a probe in the recent deadly Israel-Palestine clashes in Gaza.

OIC mulling measures against countries following US move on ...
Istanbul, May 19 : The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has vowed to take "all necessary steps" to prevent other countries from following the US example of moving their Israel embassies to Jerusalem.

Israel's Gaza response disproportionate: UN rights chief
Geneva, May 18 : UN rights chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein on Friday said that Israel used "wholly disproportionate" force against Palestinian border protests which left over 100 people dead.

OIC Foreign Ministers hold meet on Israel's Gaza actions
Istanbul, May 18 : The Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states met on Friday in Istanbul over a roadmap that seeks to end Israel's policy of violence.

Pulga: Of unmatched beauty and Israeli food up in the Himalayas ...
Pulga (Himachal Pradesh), May 18 : Picture this: Seated inside a dimly lit eatery in a remote village of Himachal Pradesh and gorging on falafel and shakshuka, traditional Israeli dishes. That's Pulga for you - a 14-hour bus ride from the national capital followed by a 40-minute hike.

UNSG General condemns Israel-Palestine clashes
New York . May 18 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the loss of lives in the recent Israel- Palestine clashes in Gaza.

Congress condemns Israel's excessive use of force on Palestinians
New Delhi, May 17 : The Congress on Thursday condemned the excessive use of force by the Israeli armed forces on Palestinian protesters in Gaza which left over 50 people dead and hundreds injured.

Pakistan to observe 'Palestine Solidarity Day' tomorrow
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 : To observe solidarity with the Palestinians, who are targeted by the Israeli soldiers at the Gaza Strip, Pakistan is set to observe Palestine Solidarity Day on Friday, according to a statement by Pakistan's Prime Minister Office (PMO).

UN: Since March 30, over 1,000 children injured in Gaza
Geneva [Switzerland], May 17 : Since March 30, more than 1,000 children have been injured by Israeli forces in the besieged Gaza Strip during demonstrations, according to UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).

India expresses concern over situation in Israel, Palestine
New Delhi, May 17 : India on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the situation in West Asia after over 50 Palestinians were killed in violence in the wake of the United States opening its embassy in Jerusalem.

UN is finished: Turkish President on Gaza killings
Ankara [Turkey], May 17 : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a strong-worded statement, criticised the United Nation on Wednesday for not taking any action against Israel, whose forces have allegedly killed over 60 Palestinian protesters at the Gaza Strip earlier this week.

Israeli Prime Minister's son abuses Turkey on social media
Jerusalem [Israel], May 17 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son on Wednesday posted a controversial picture on his Twitter account to abuse Turkey after its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed Israel for the killings in recent Gaza protest.

Rouhani slams Israel for using 'deadly force' against Palestinians
Tehran, May 16 : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday criticised Israel's use of "deadly force" against Palestinians during the Gaza rallies in which over 60 people were killed, prompting demonstrations in Tehran.

Turkey expels Israeli consul temporarily
Ankara [Turkey], May 16 : Turkey on Wednesday told Israel's consul general in Istanbul Yosef Levi Sfari to leave the country for some time over the killings of about 60 Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces along the Gaza border.

After US, Guatemala opens its embassy in Jerusalem
Jerusalem [Israel], May 16 : Guatemala on Wednesday opened its embassy in Jerusalem, becoming the second country to do so.

Death toll in Gaza protests rises to 62
Jerusalem [Israel], May 16 : The death toll in the recent clashes between the Israel and Palestine at the Gaza Strip has risen to 62.

Turkish PM invites countries to join OIC emergency summit
Ankara [Turkey], May 16 : Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday invited his counterparts from five countries to join an emergency summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the killings of Palestinians at Gaza border in the ongoing clashes with the Israeli army.

Iranian foreign minister discusses nuclear deal with Russia
Jerusalem [Israel], May 16 : Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Moscow on Monday to discuss the future of Iran nuclear deal following the withdrawal of the United States from the international treaty.

Gaza death toll reaches 61, more protests expected
Gaza, May 15 : The number of Palestinians killed by the Israeli forces rose to 61 on Tuesday, as more protesters succumbed to their injuries following mass demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel boundary on Monday against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu praises Trump after US opens embassy in Jerusalem
Jerusalem [Israel], May 15 : Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his gratitude towards United States President Donald Trump for opening the US embassy in Jerusalem.

Turkey protests US embassy in Jerusalem, recall ambassadors
Ankara [Turkey], May 15 : Hours after the United States embassy in Jerusalem was inaugurated in Israel's Jerusalem, Turkey on Tuesday recalled its ambassadors both to the US and Israel.

Gaza braces for violent protests after 58 killed
Jerusalem, May 15 : Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

Russia criticises opening of US embassy in Jerusalem
Moscow [Russia], May 15 : Russia has criticised the inauguration of United States embassy in Israel's Jerusalem, which resulted in the deadly clashes on Gaza strip on Monday.

China condemns Gaza deaths, urges Israeli restraint
Beijing, May 15 : China on Tuesday condemned the border violence in Gaza and urged all parties to exercise restraint after 58 Palestinians were killed a day earlier during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

Turkey recalls US, Israel envoys over embassy move
Ankara, May 15 : Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to the US and Israel to protest the Donald Trump administration's decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a media report said on Tuesday.

Netanyahu defends Gaza action, Abbas calls for protest
Jerusalem, May 15 : After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the military action that killed 55 Palestinians and wounded 2,700 as "self-defence", Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for intensified protests on Tuesday, the media reported.

Israel defends Gaza action as 55 dies
Jerusalem, May 15 : After a deadliest day of violence killed 55 and wounded 2,700 Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his military acted in self-defence against Gaza's Islamist rulers, Hamas, who he said wanted to destroy Israel, the media reported.