Israel imposes closure on al-Khalil

Israeli soldiers close a barrier blocking the road at a southern entrance of Hebron on July 2, 2016, after Israeli troops locked down the occupied West Bank city following Palestinian attacks. (AFP)

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • The Bangladeshi Prime Minister says she is determined to eradicate terrorism, following a cafe siege in Dhaka that left at least 20 foreigners dead.
  • More than 30,000 Syrian children are facing starvation in Jordan, after authorities in Amman suspended life-saving food and medical aid to refugees.
  • Rights groups reject Washington’s estimate of the civilian death toll from its drone strikes in several Muslim countries, saying the real figure is much higher.
  • Israeli forces impose a lockdown in the occupied West Bank's most populous city al-Khalil and its surrounding villages following alleged attacks by Palestinians.
  • And in Myanmar, an armed mob destroys a Muslim prayer hall. This is the second attack targeting a mosque in just over a week.


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