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Protesters slam Israel, support Palestinians : worldnews From “World News”



This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 89%. (I’m a bot)Iraqi demonstrators wave Palestinian flags during a protest to express solidarity with the Palestinian people amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Baghdad Qatar.People hold up Palestinian flags during a protest in support of Palestinians following a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence Spain.Some protesters threw Molotov cocktails and rocks over the wall during a protest on Saturday in the Lebanese border village of Odayseh, where hundreds marched waving Palestinian and Lebanese flags, as well as the yellow banners of the Hezbollah group.Extended Summary | FAQ | Feedback | Top keywords: Palestinian#1 protest#2 flag#3 people#4 violence#5







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AP, Al Jazeera condemn Israel’s bombing of their offices in Gaza : worldnews From “World News”



This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 79%. (I’m a bot)The Associated Press and Al Jazeera on Saturday condemned the Israeli airstrike that destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza that housed their and other media offices.Al Jazeera: “Al Jazeera condemns in the strongest terms the bombing and destruction of its offices by the Israeli military in Gaza and views this as a clear act to stop journalists from conducting their sacred duty to inform the world and report events on the ground,” the outlet said in a statement.”The destruction of Al Jazeera offices and that of other media organizations in al-Jalaa tower in Gaza is a blatant violation of human rights and is internationally considered a war crime,” said Mostefa Souag, acting director general of Al Jazeera Media Network.Extended Summary | FAQ | Feedback | Top keywords: Gaza#1 media#2 Jazeera#3 Israeli#4 building#5







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Palestine President Mahmud Abbas, Joe Biden Speak After Israeli Air Strike On Gaza Building From “NDTV News – World-news”



President Mahmud Abbas spoke with Joe Biden for the first time since US president took officeRamallah, Palestinian Territories: President Mahmud Abbas spoke Saturday with Joe Biden for the first time since the US president took office, the Ramallah presidency said, as violence between Israel and the Palestinians flared.Abbas’s spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina told AFP the conversation was “important”, without elaborating on the details of the exchange.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)







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Israeli bombing of media offices condemned : worldnews From “World News”



This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 83%. (I’m a bot)”The attack on the building that we have seen is a shocking and, it seems to me, catastrophic attempt to shut down media, to silence criticism, and worst of all, to create a cloak of secrecy around this conflict,” said Aidan White, founder of the Ethical Journalism Network, a network of global journalists and press rights groups.”We call on the international community to condemn such barbaric actions and targeting of journalists and we demand an immediate international action to hold Israel accountable for its deliberate targeting of journalists and the media institutions,” Dr Mostefa Souag, acting director general of Al Jazeera Media Network, said in a statement following the attack.The Israeli military on May 11 and 12 bombed two Gaza City office buildings housing more than a dozen media outlets, CPJ reported earlier this week, citing news reports and local Palestinian journalists.Extended Summary | FAQ | Feedback | Top keywords: building#1 media#2 journalists#3 attack#4 Israel#5







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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Joe Biden Speak After Attack On Gaza Building With International Media Offices From “NDTV News – World-news”



Israel PM told Biden that Israel did its utmost to safeguard civilians in its Gaza bombing campaignJerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US President Joe Biden that Israel did its utmost to safeguard civilians in its Gaza bombing campaign, after an air strike demolished a tower hosting the Associated Press news agency. “Netanyahu stressed that Israel is doing everything to avoid harming those uninvolved,” a readout from the Israeli premier’s office said. “The proof is that towers containing terror sites are cleared of uninvolved people prior to being attacked.”(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)







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The suicide of a 17-year-old girl who accused police of sexual abuse sparked an uprising in southwest Colombia that left at least one person dead, 35 injured and the local police jail destroyed : worldnews From “World News”



This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 85%. (I’m a bot)The suicide of a 17-year-old girl who accused police of sexual abuse sparked an uprising in southwest Colombia that left at least one person dead, 35 injured and the local police jail destroyed.The news of the suicide of the ICT student dropped a bomb on Colombia and turned anti-government protests into a violent uprising in the city of Popayan on Friday.The commander of the police in southwest Colombia, General Ricardo Alarcon, told media that the dead girl’s claims were “Fake news” despite evidence indicating the opposite.Extended Summary | FAQ | Feedback | Top keywords: police#1 protests#2 girl#3 que#4 Popayan#5







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Israel’s police chief has accused ultra-nationalist MP Itamar Ben Gvir of adding fuel to the fire in Jerusalem and of being partly responsible for the violent demonstrations that have reignited the fuse of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict : worldnews From “World News”



This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 88%. (I’m a bot)Israel’s police chief has accused MP Itamar Ben Gvir of adding fuel to the fire in Jerusalem and of being partly responsible for the violent demonstrations that have reignited the fuse of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”The police chief was probably not up to the challenge, but he is right to say that Ben Gvir and his movement played a role in this crisis,” historian Simon Epstein told FRANCE 24, also pointing to the Islamist extremist’s strategy of confrontation.Experts interviewed by FRANCE 24 agree that the rise in Parliament of the ultraconservative coalition led by Ben Gvir has encouraged violence among virulent groups of Jewish supremacists, and reinforced their sense of impunity.Extended Summary | FAQ | Feedback | Top keywords: Ben#1 Gvir#2 Israeli#3 Arab#4 Epstein#5







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Suez Canal Starts Dredging Work To Extend Double Lane From “NDTV News – World-news”



Ever Given, still loaded with thousands of containers, is being held in the Great Bitter Lake (File)Cairo: The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the canal near to where a giant container ship got stuck for six days in March, it said on Saturday.The SCA announced this week that it was planning to extend a second canal lane that opened in 2015 by 10 km to make it 82 km long, and would widen and deepen a single lane stretch at the southern end of the canal.The work had begun following directives from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi “to immediately start implementing the proposed development plan and put in place a timetable for completion as soon as possible”, the SCA said on Saturday.The grounding of the 440-metre Ever Given container ship in a southern section of the canal from March 23-29 delayed the passage of hundreds of vessels through the waterway, disrupting global trade.The Ever Given, still loaded with thousands of containers, is being held in the Great Bitter Lake between two stretches of the canal, amid a dispute over an SCA compensation claim against the ship’s Japanese owner Shoei Kisen.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)







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Thousands join London march in solidarity with Palestine : worldnews From “World News”



Solidarity!Remember, this is not about isolated violence. Palestinians have been occupied for 54 years.This is about Israel’s ethnic cleansing in occupied Palestine and its policies of apartheid, as per Human Rights Watch..Also documented by other organizations such as:B’Tselem, the Israeli Center for Human RightsStoryLink2) Yesh DinStoryLink3) The UN, Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)StoryLink4) The South African Research CouncilStoryLink5) UN Special Rapporteur for Palestine, General Assembly reportStoryLinkDifferent studies. Different organizations (or sub-organizations). Same conclusions.







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Qatari Broadcaster Al Jazeera After Gaza Office Destroyed From “NDTV News – World-news”



Israeli air strike on Gaza demolished the building housing Al Jazeera and The Associated Press.Doha: Al Jazeera said Saturday it would not be silenced, after an Israeli air strike on Gaza demolished the building housing the Qatar-based broadcaster as well as US news agency The Associated Press.”It is clear that those who are waging this war do not only want to spread destruction and death in Gaza, but also to silence media that are witnessing, documenting and reporting the truth of what is happening in Gaza,” said Walid al-Omari, Al Jazeera’s Jerusalem bureau chief.”But this is impossible,” he said on air shortly after the 13-storey Jala Tower in Gaza was obliterated.”This is a crime among a series of crimes perpetrated by the Israeli army in the Gaza Strip.”Al Jazeera broadcast footage showing the building collapsing to the ground after the Israeli air strike, sending up a huge mushroom cloud of dust and debris.Jawad Mehdi, the owner of the Jala Tower, said an Israeli intelligence officer warned him he had just one hour to ensure the evacuation of the building.Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Gaza, Safwat al-Kahlout, tweeted his despair over the destruction.”I have been working here for 11 years. I have covered many events from this building… now everything, in two seconds, just vanished,” he said.Israel alleged its “fighter jets attacked a high-rise building which hosted military assets belonging to the military intelligence of the Hamas terror organisation”.”The building also hosted offices of civilian media outlets, which the Hamas terror group hides behind and uses as human shields,” it said.Israeli air and artillery strikes on Gaza since Monday have killed 139 people including 39 children, and wounded 1,000 more, health officials in the coastal enclave say.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)







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