Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in West Bank, Gaza

Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Beita near Nablus

Israel's state comptroller has called for an increase in the number of military checkpoints in the occupied West Bank as well as tightening restrictions on the entry of Palestinians into Israel, Haaretz reported on Wednesday.

Led by jailed resistance icon Barghouti, more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners began an open-ended hunger strike April 17 to demand more family visits, better medical care and improved treatment for female inmates.

They say the crowd converged on the vehicle after it struck some protesters. The Palestinian rock thrower also was detained.

Israeli forces stationed at military watchtowers along the borders with Israel opened live fire toward Palestinians marching at contacts points along the eastern, southern, and northern borders of the Strip, shooting and injuring at least three Palestinians.

Hundreds of Palestinians took part in the march, leading to clashes in more than one location in Qalqilia governorate.

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"Israel's establishing of West Bank settlement, including in East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation of global law and a major obstacle to the achievement of the two-state solution", the resolution reads.

Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman of the Gaza-run health ministry told reporters in Gaza that eight young men were shot and moderately wounded by the Israeli soldiers' gunfire near the borders.

Dozens of protesters suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say about 25 demonstrators were injured in clashes with Israeli forces during West Bank protests in support of hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners, now on the 33rd day of their fast. The Israeli settler who shot and wounded a Palestinian man who threw rocks at his auto was detained, but was released after proving it was in self-defense.

Sani who represents Kaduna central senatorial zone and is the chairman, foreign and domestic debts, said on Wednesday that Nigeria should stand for the peaceful coexistence of the two nations in order to promote global peace and harmony.

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