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US News ceasefire: no pressure from the United States to finish with violence in Gaza

20:55  17 may  2021
20:55  17 may  2021 Source:   fr.euronews.com

Afghanistan: After a soaring of violence, a ceasefire decreed for Eid

 Afghanistan: After a soaring of violence, a ceasefire decreed for Eid © Sifatullah Zahidi, AFP members of the Afghan security forces in the province of Helmand, May 5, 2021. President Afghan President Ashraf Ghani ordered his armed forces on Monday to respect the three-day ceasefire decreed by Taliban insurgents for the feast of Eid el-Fitr, the festival marking the end of Ramadan. Since the beginning of the month, the country has been bloody by a series of attacks while the United States prepares the withdrawal of their troops.

Washington will not fail to demand an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, according to the chef American diplomacy. View on Euronews

  Cessez-le-feu : pas de pression des Etats-Unis pour en finir avec la violence à Gaza © Saul Loeb / AFP

Washington will not take pressure to claim an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. This is repeated during his tour in the Scandinavian countries the US Secretary of State while the fighting enter their second week, and despite the pressure of the Security Council of the United Nations.

On the other hand, Antony Blinken returned to the bombing of the Tower in Gaza this weekend that housed the media, including the American Agency Associated Press. The journalists had been warned by Tsahal to leave the tower urgently. Israel claims that its target was Hamas that also used the building.

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.

The Editor-in-Chief of the Associated Press requires an independent survey on the air attack.

"Shortly after the strike, commented on Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, we asked for additional details regarding his justification. I would not want to intervene in the intelligence questions in this forum, it is not My place, I would leave to others to analyze if information has been shared and evaluated. "

At least 200 Palestinians were killed in Israeli raids, including 59 children and 35 women, while Hamas rocket shots killed ten people in Israel.

In the Gaza Strip, the Al-Mansour library is ruined .
© provided by the point Israeli-Palestinian conflict, war, aerial strikes, l with bombed cultivation. In Gaza, the Israeli army struck a bookstore considered as the Temple of Books. It was the place where high school students could find a schoolbook, most practicing their Qur'an and the bohemian spirits of the translations of Dostoevsky in Arabic. Today, there is nothing left. Last Tuesday, the Al-Mansour library went away.

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