The Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Liberman has said that he fears "tens of thousands" of Palestinians may demonstrate this month to support a Palestinian bid for upgraded United Nations status, and predicts "bloodshed on a scale we haven't seen." According to leaked documents, the military is preparing for "mass disorder" and has spent $22 million on crowd-control equipment, and issued orders to fire at the legs of any Palestinians who cross the "red lines" that it has demarcated around settlements.
The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday endorsed an upgraded U.N. status for the Palestinian Authority, despite intense opposition from the United States and Israel. The resolution elevates their status from "non-member obse... Read Post
Palestinian leaders have accused Israel of interfering in internal Palestinian affairs and launching "a deliberate campaign of distortion, hatred and incitement", after the Israeli foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, called for ele... Read Post