It was announced by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to hold an emergency meeting at the level of foreign ministers at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss developments in Palestine.
The meeting came at the request of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, President of the Islamic Summit, on Sunday May 16, 2021, for a hypothetical emergency meeting of the Executive Committee at the open-ended foreign ministers level to discuss the Israeli aggressions in the Palestinian territories, especially in Al-Quds Al-Sharif, and the acts of violence carried out by Israel in the vicinity of the mosque. Maximum “.
Since May 8, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has witnessed a continuous sharp escalation that began with the outbreak of clashes in the Al-Haram al-Sharif and Sheikh Jarrah neighborhoods, where Israel is implementing measures to expel Palestinian families from their homes.
The Israeli forces began a wide bombing campaign on the Gaza Strip, where they said that they targeted hundreds of targets of “Hamas” and “Islamic Jihad”, while the Palestinian health authorities in the Gaza Strip announced the killing of 87 Palestinians, including 18 children, in addition to about 530 wounded, while they launched The Palestinian factions intensified strikes on vital installations in Israel, including airports and vital facilities. Most of the rockets were intercepted, but the attacks killed at least 7 Israelis, and the war is still going on.