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US News Tensions in the Middle East, seen by Palestinian and Israeli Politologists

20:45  11 may  2021
20:45  11 may  2021 Source:   fr.euronews.com

Two Palestinian attackers killed in the West Bank, Events in Jerusalem East

 Two Palestinian attackers killed in the West Bank, Events in Jerusalem East © Jack Guez An Israeli soldier at the place of attack in front of a military base near Jenin in occupied West Bank, May 7, 2021 Israeli forces killed Friday two Palestinians and wounded a third, who had opened fire on border guards in occupied West Bank, on the background of increasing tensions in the Palestinian territories.

The analysis of Yara Hawari, Palestinian Politologists and Nimrod Novik, former advisor to the Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres. View on Euronews

  Les tensions au Proche-Orient, vues par des politologues palestinien et israélien © Euronews

Tensions in the Middle East, views by Yara Hawari, Palestinian Politologist and Nimrod Novik, former advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres.

For several days, the Near East has been experiencing a renewed violence. One of the triggers is the prospect of expulsion from several Palestinian families in Jerusalem East. An expulsion that would be in favor of Israeli settlers.

Palestinian rocket fire climbing, Israeli raids: about twenty deaths in the Gaza

band should be studied by Israeli justice on Monday But the hearing was postponed to a date that has not yet been fixed.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: elsewhere in Europe, thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters parade

 Israeli-Palestinian conflict: elsewhere in Europe, thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters parade , Unlike Paris, demonstrations have been authorized this Saturday in several European capitals © Gabriel Bouys / AFP of Pro-Palestinian protesters in Madrid, May 15, 2021. Support - Unlike Paris, demonstrations have been allowed this Saturday in several European capitals about 2,500 people in Madrid, several thousand in central London.

"Israel's tactics"

Yara Hawari is a Palestinian political scientist, member of the al Shabaka Circle.

For her, "the postponement of the hearing does not mean an abandonment of the project." "In the minds of many people, this expulsion is inevitable," she says.

"But it is a tactic often used by the Israelis: they report justice decisions that could be favorable to Palestinians, and that, in order to divert the attention of the international community. __Israel causes attention to divert attention and transforms events into religious conflict, while it is a land problem, with Palestinians who refuse to be expelled from their land.

"The Israelis have no choice but to react firmly"

since on Monday, many calls are launched at the international level, for a de-escalation of tensions. Calls that have difficulty being heard.

Israel-Palestine: The discussions intensify to try to silence the weapons

 Israel-Palestine: The discussions intensify to try to silence the weapons © Khalil Hamra of the Palestinians near a building destroyed by Israeli bombings in Gaza on May 13. For the third time of the week, but the first in public, the UN Security Council must be held this Sunday to discuss the lively tensions between Israel and Hamas. A meeting that will intervene while the Israeli army said this morning have struck the home of the head of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinouar.

Nimrod Novik is an Israeli political scientist, former advisor to Prime Minister Shimon Peres.

"When Hamas decides to conduct rocket attacks, Israelis have no choice but to react, and do it with firmness," he comments.

"But I'm afraid that analyzing an occasional event will make us forget the overview, with an Israeli-Palestinian conflict that may be staked unfortunately of this kind of incidents.

The negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians have been close to several years.

One of the blocking points is the status of Jerusalem. Palestinians want to make the eastern part of the city, the capital of their future state. But this part of the city is occupied by Israel.

Violence in the West Bank, two Israelis injured .
Israel-Palestinians-Violence: Violence in the West Bank, a Palestinian killed, Two Israelis wounded © Reuters / Raneen Sawafta Violence in the West Bank, a Palestinian killed, two Israelis injured Ramallah, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian woman was killed while two Israelis were seriously wounded in two distinct shootings Sunday in the West Bank, reported Israeli and Palestinian representatives.

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