Smoke billows from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on Tuesday, as tensions escalate after violent unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFP Smoke billows from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on Tuesday, as tensions escalate after violent unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFP
Smoke billows from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on Tuesday, as tensions escalate after violent unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFP
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China calls for UN Security Council to push for de-escalation of Jerusalem tensions

  • Beijing expresses regret that statement on tensions between Israel and Palestinians was not passed at Monday meeting
  • Foreign ministry also says the UN body must ‘reaffirm commitment and firm support to the two-state solution’

Topic |   Israel
Smoke billows from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on Tuesday, as tensions escalate after violent unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFP Smoke billows from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on Tuesday, as tensions escalate after violent unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFP
Smoke billows from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on Tuesday, as tensions escalate after violent unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFP
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