Israeli forces partially demolish home of Palestinian family

Ismail Haniya head of Hamas political bureau makes a speech on Sunday at al Katiba Square in Gaza City

Ismail Haniya head of Hamas political bureau makes a speech on Sunday at al Katiba Square in Gaza City

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announces his official opposition to proposed legislation that would allow Israel to forcibly relocate the families of Palestinian terrorists from their homes to other areas of the West Bank.

The Shin Bet is also reportedly concerned that the law would "harm his organisation's ability to use administrative detention as a tool used in investigations since courts will rule that administrative detention is unnecessary if expelling the family is an option".

The committee's approval sends the bill to parliament with the backing of all coalition members.

Palestinians in Gaza take part in a rally marking the 31st anniversary of Hamas founding
Palestinians in Gaza take part in a rally marking the 31st anniversary of Hamas founding

Deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence spiked last week in the West Bank.

Hours later, the army said it shot and killed a Palestinian man who attempted to ram his vehicle into soldiers on a West Bank road.

A shooting attack on 9 December that killed one and injured six at Ofra settlement was carried out by the son of a Hamas leader in the West Bank.

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Haniya also praised the "resistance" in the occupied West Bank following attacks against Israeli settlers and soldiers in recent days.

Netanyahu has defended his security record amid the backlash, and on Sunday dismissed criticism of his response towards attacks in the West Bank saying that he had acted swiftly and decisively by ordering the demolition of the terrorists' homes and the cancellation of work permits for the family members of the suspects. "We will exact a high price over them", he said.

The statement renewed Egypt's support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership.

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The military said it was carrying out "operational activity".

Israel may also face global condemnation as a result of the legislation. "In Iceland and in Japan where coincidentally there are no Muslims", the prime minister's son wrote.

Netanyahu's comments came after two soldiers were shot dead at a central West Bank bus station near a settlement on Thursday.

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Israel demolished parts of a home of a Palestinian on Monday accused of killing two Israelis two months ago, agencies reported. Israel then launched dozens of airstrikes on Gaza, drawing Hamas retaliation. The Palestinians claim the territories for their hoped-for state.

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