It began as weeks of daily clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police in Jerusalem.
On Thursday rockets continued to stream out of Gaza, and Israel pounded the territory with air strikes as both sides engaged in heavy fighting. The latest battle is reminiscent of their 2014 conflict. That one lasted 50 days. Fast forward to this week with neither the Israelis or Palestinians showing any signs of backing down. CGTN’s Stephanie Freid has a report from the Israel-Gaza border.
Longtime Palestinian rights advocate Hanan Ashrawi spoke to The Heat from Ramallah.
Plus, joining the panel:
Breaking News: Israel sent its military into Gaza, a major escalation. It was not immediately clear if it was a limited bid to destroy rocket bases or kill leaders of Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza. https://t.co/4V48H3uDaY
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 13, 2021
No, Trump’s Abraham Accords didn’t address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
That’s more obvious than ever now. https://t.co/lBJE9Otjv5
— Vox (@voxdotcom) May 13, 2021