Officials in Tehran used the occasion to blast the Jewish State's ongoing conflict with Hamas and other terror organizations in Gaza; most of which are backed by Iranian money, weapons, and military support. -AFP Youths carry tires on their shoulders as they head to join other protesters gathered along the border fence with Israel.
Al-Qedra denounced Israeli army soldiers who fired tear gas against ambulances trying to help the wounded east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip while protest organisers put the number of demonstrators at 10,000.
"There is no such state called Israel that could have a capital called Jerusalem", Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said, adding the protests, which also demand an end to a grinding Israeli and Egyptian blockade on Gaza, would continue.
The motion called on the conference to condemn Israel's attack, which has killed over 120 people since protests began in Gaza on 30 March, oppose "Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land", support the implementation of United Nations resolutions and "lead worldwide efforts to end the siege of Gaza". The overwhelming majority of the dead and wounded have been unarmed, according to Gaza health officials.
After Muslim noon prayers Friday, thousands of Gaza residents began streaming toward five protest tent camps that had been erected more than two months ago, each several hundred yards from Gaza's perimeter fence. From there, smaller groups walked closer to it.
Palestinian protesters run for cover as smoke billows from burning tyres.
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The iconic flypast was viewed from Buckingham Palace's balcony by four generations of the royal family . Prince Andrew , Charles' brother, also took part as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards for the first time.
This week also marked on Tuesday the 51st commemoration of the start of the Six Day War in 1967 and the subsequent occupation of eastern Jerusalem by Israel, a point made consistently by demonstrators throughout Friday's protest.
Al-Quds day was observed throughout the country on Friday. The Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in east Jerusalem, the third holiest site in Islam, is built on the spot where tradition says the Prophet Muhammad ascended to heaven.
Tensions were further heightened last month after the USA moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in a step seen by both Israel and the Palestinians as siding with Israel on the most sensitive issue in the conflict.
Rajoub's gambit was another facet of the Palestinian Authority's escalating efforts to isolate and delegitimize Israel in bodies like the UN Human Rights Council and the International Criminal Court-politicizing organizations that could theoretically serve a noble objective if they weren't so consumed with anti-Israel animus.
"Although, as a Palestinian people, we have taken a united national decision to demonstrate peacefully against the occupation and against the siege, Israeli propaganda, with the support of some major worldwide media outlets, talks about "Palestinian violence", he wrote.
The cancellation followed protests in support of Palestinian rights.