Funerals held for Hamas fighters reportedly killed by Israel
30 May 2021 | 4:48 pm
Funerals have been held in southern Gaza for four members of the Ezz-Al Din Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. Their bodies were found in a tunnel, reportedly killed by Israel airstrikes before a ceasefire ended the recent 11-day conflict.
The strike destroyed an apartment building in the eastern city of Dnipro. Meanwhile, three people were killed in an ammunition explosion in a Russian region bordering Ukraine.
In November of 1995, a Jewish extremist murdered Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, marking a turning point in the country's history. For some, Rabin's assassination partially catalysed the death of a certain path towards peace with Palestinians and a sense of unity among Israelis.
We look at reactions in the Israeli press after nine Palestinians were killed during a raid in the West Bank. Also, singer-songwriter Rod Stewart calls for a change of government in the UK.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged a "strong, swift and precise" response following deadly attacks in Jerusalem. The Israeli military also sent more troops into the West Bank.
The US secretary of state strongly condemned recent attacks by Palestinian gunmen in east Jerusalem, but also urged restraint from Israelis in their response.
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Two people have been killed and seven wounded in a knife attack on a train in Germany. The attack took place in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein that borders Denmark. A young man is in police custody.
Police say the missile completely destroyed a residential building in the center of Kramatorsk. Meanwhile, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has arrived in Kyiv ahead of an EU summit in the capital. DW has more.
Vice President Kamala Harris was invited to join Tyre Nichols' family and several civil rights activists to pay their respects. Nichols died after being violently beaten by a group of police officers in Memphis.
From withholding nearly $40 million in tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority, to pledges to expand West Bank settlements and the Israeli security minister's controversial visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the first months of Israel's most far-right government in history presage a bleak outlook for peaceful relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
Israel's government said it would would legalize nine settlements in the occupied West Bank after recent attacks by Palestinians in Jerusalem. Several Western countries said they are "deeply troubled" by such a move.
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