Palestinians’ return to their lands is only solution to conflict: Iranian-Jewish lawmaker

TEHRAN, Iran Homayoun Sameyah Najafabadi, a Jewish-Iranian lawmaker and chair of the Tehran Jewish Association gave an exclusive interview to Anadolu Agency on Friday in which he railed against Israeli attacks on Palestinians. He said that Israel disrespected the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the first qibla of Muslims, and killed innocent Palestinians. “Any authentic faithful Jew, who believes in the Torah should condemn the brutal attacks on Palestinians,” he said. Najafabadi underlined the importance of having respect for things, places and people — not only religions but those recognized as sacred, while…

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Israeli army failed to destroy Palestinian rocket launch system: Analyst

JERUSALEM A senior Israeli military analyst said on Friday that the Israeli army failed to thwart and destroy the Palestinian missile launch system during recent Israeli attacks on Gaza. “The Israeli army has reset the conditions and rules of the game under which the conflict in the south (Gaza) has been conducted for recent decades, and from now on, the ball is in the hands of the political leadership in Israel,” Ron Ben-Yishai, a military analyst, wrote at the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth. “The Israeli army failed to thwart and…

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Israel committed war crimes against Palestinians: Lawyers

RAMALLAH, Palestine In the recent clashes between the Palestinians and the Israeli forces, the latter has intensified the use of live ammunition from short distances against Palestinian demonstrators. Two Palestinian lawyers and rights activists who spoke to Anadolu Agency said the Israeli army’s use of live and rubber-coated bullets from a short distance constitutes a war crime. According to figures by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, on May 14-15, at least 327 Palestinians were shot by live bullets and 444 shot by rubber-coated bullets. Physical violence, racism The head of…

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Unnao : Muslim youth beaten to death by policemen for selling vegetable , three booked for murder

New Delhi: Faisal Husain,a teenager  was allegedly beaten to death by policemen in Uttar Pradesh. The incident occurred in Bangarmau in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday. Two constables and a home guard jawan have been booked for murder. The trio had allegedly beaten up Mohammad Faisal Husain, 18, for selling vegetables during the Coronavirus restrictions on Friday. He received multiple injuries and was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to the injuries. According to the deceased’ kin, he had gone out to sell vegetables when the…

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Muslim countries should back Palestinians militarily, financially : Khamenei

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday called on Muslim states to support Palestinians militarily and financially and help rebuild Gaza after an 11-day conflict with Israel, Iranian media reported. Iran, which does not recognise Israel, supports the Islamist militants of Hamas, who rule the Gaza Strip while President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Authority controls Palestinian-populated areas of the occupied West Bank. Hamas and the Islamic Jihad group fired hundreds of rockets into Israel before Friday’s truce, although Israel said its “Iron Dome” defence system had shot down the majority…

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