Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in West Bank, Gaza



Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in the West Bank and at the border of the Gaza Strip on Friday in their largest confrontation in months and just days before U.S. President Donald Trump is due to arrive in the region.
Protesters took to the streets in the Israeli-occupied West Bank in support of Palestinian prisoners who declared a hunger strike last month to demand better conditions in Israeli jails.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said "violent riots" erupted with hundreds of Palestinians setting tyres ablaze and hurling fire bombs and rocks at... read more

 
19 May 2017 in World News, Views: 47
Source: Reuters
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