Israeli forces kill another Palestinian in West Bank

News in Brief

1. Iran’s Leader says extremist and violent groups are a result of the West’s policies and its double-standards. In a letter to the youth in Western countries, Ayatollah Seyyed Ai Khamenei also chided the Western countries for keeping silent or even supporting the state terrorism of Israel against the oppressed people of Palestine.

2. Israeli forces have killed another Palestinian in the occupied West Bank. The shooting took place in Ras al-Amud neighborhood, east of Jerusalem al-Quds. Israeli forces claim the young man was holding a petrol bomb. The total number of Palestinians killed since the beginning of October has now reached 107.

3. Israel's prime minister orders the suspension of contacts with EU bodies involved in the talks between Israel and the Palestinians. Netanyahu has ordered the foreign ministry to maintain the freeze until the bloc’s role in the process is re-evaluated. The move follows the EU's decision to label goods made in Israeli settlements.

4. The Yemeni army and allied Ansarullah units have launched retaliatory attacks on border regions inside Saudi Arabia, killing three people including a Saudi border guard. The Saudi Interior Ministry says the border guard was killed in a rocket attack on the Dhahran al-Janub region. The others were killed in the Jizan region.

5. Hundreds of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon along with activists marched on the United Nations Headquarters to commemorate the international Day of solidarity with Palestine. The demonstrators stressed that the international body must do something for the Palestinians who are suffering from the aggressive Israeli policies on a daily basis.

6. People in the Polish city of Poznan have staged a rally to denounce terrorism and racism. The demonstration was called by Poland’s Muslim leaders. The protesters carried anti-terrorism and anti-racism banners. Poland has around 15 to 25 thousand Muslim citizens who often become target of racist and anti-Islam verbal attacks.

7. Police in the French capital fire teargas to disperse protesters who had gathered during Global Climate March. The protest was held despite a ban on public gatherings in the wake of Paris terror attacks. Over 200 people were arrested.

8. Thousands of people have held rallies worldwide to call for global action on climate change ahead of an upcoming climate summit in Paris. The demonstrators demanded a legally-binding agreement by world leaders to curb carbon emissions. They also called for more commitment to renewable energy.

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