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The Israeli side claims that the attacks are a response to flammable balloons, better known as "balloon bombs", launched from Palestinian territory, the BBC reports, adding that the initial trigger for the bombing was a gathering of Jewish ultra-rightists allowed by the new Israeli government.

Turkey denounces Israel's new settlement units in West Bank

Turkey on June 1 slammed Israel's new project to build settler units in the Beit El settlement, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

The continuing of such provocations while the suffering in Gaza is still fresh shows that the Israeli authorities have not taken any lessons from the incident that took place, said a Foreign Ministry statement.

"Red line has been crossed"

He announced a sharp response.
"We will not tolerate attacks on our territory, on our capital, our citizens and soldiers. Whoever attacks us will pay dearly," Netanyahu pointed out, AP reports.
He stated that the fights will continue for some time.

Happy Easter

The midnight Easter liturgy in the Temple of Saint Sava was served by the newly elected Vicar Bishop Stefan of Remesiana.
His Holiness Patriarch of Serbia Porfirije will serve the Holy Hierarch's Liturgy in the church of St. Sava on Easter, May 2, starting at 9 am, Serbian Orthodox Church announced.

Ankara extends condolences over deadly stampede in Israel

Turkey has extended condolences to the Israeli government and people over the deadly stampede in northern Israel.

"We have received the news with sadness that many people lost their lives as a result of a stampede during a religious festival ceremony on Mount Meron in northern Israel," read a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry on April 30.

Turkey calls on Israel to allow Palestine to hold elections in East Jerusalem

Turkey has called on Israel to allow the Palestinians to vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections in East Jerusalem after Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas decided to postpone the elections scheduled for May 22 following Israel's rejection of their request.