Palestine Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

Palestine Protests: Live Coverage and Updates from Gaza, Al-Aqsa, and Sheikh Jarrah
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14 May, 2021
With Gaza enduring a fourth night of air strikes, with the death toll rising to 119, The New Arab continues its live coverage from Gaza and the West Bank.
A Palestinian woman mourns the loss of her neighbourhood in Beit Hanoun, Gaza [Getty]
The planned expulsion of 38 Palestinians from the historic neigbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah continues whilst worshippers return to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the second day of Eid Al-Fitr celebrations. 

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza have killed at least 119 Palestinians, while Hamas rocket fire has killed seven Israelis

Thursday evening and Friday morning saw further Israeli bombardments of besieged Gaza.

Palestinian activists throughout Israel are resisting increased repression from both settler communities and soldiers, who have clamped down on protests with rubber bullets, stun grenades, and batons.

A "state of emergency" was declared in the city of Lodd (Al-Lydd). Further protests have also ignited in Haifa.

Yesterday, three rockets were fired into Israel from South Lebanon according to Lebanese security sources. Later that afternoon, a Palestinian was arrested in Lebanon for rocket-makeing offenses. 

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of further punitive Israeli military action, with the police "restoring law and order with an iron fist". 

The Israeli army have clarified that no ground troops had entered Gaza last night, as it had earlier stated, blaming a internal communication error

Check this feed as The New Arab provides regular updates on events in Gaza and the West Bank.