‘Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi has denounced the Israeli regime for its “racist and aggressive” practices towards the Palestinians, calling on the United Nations to take necessary measures to bring to a halt Tel Aviv’s acts of violence.

Arabi made the remarks in a statement on Thursday as Israeli forces intensified their attacks against Palestinians in the occupied territories.

“The continuing escalation of attacks on the Palestinian people by the Israeli occupation authorities and settlers threatens to exacerbate the situation in the entire region as the international community remains silent to these crimes,” the Arab League chief warned in the statement.’

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