US summons Israel's ambassador in Washington hours after a vote to revoke a 2005 law that dismantled four settlements on Palestinian territories.
Syrian regime's news agency says various missiles from the direction of the Mediterranean Sea were fired towards the airport causing 'material damage'.
Smotrich, who has a history of incendiary remarks, faced international rebuke earlier this month after calling for a Palestinian town in the occupied West Bank to be "wiped out".
A "security approval" is also required for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank to visit their relatives in the 48 territories, or for foreigners to visit their relatives.
A joint statement from the UN and the ICRC says the parties also agreed to carry out “joint visits to each other’s detention centres and to enable access to all detainees during these visits.”
By brokering a difficult normalisation deal between Saudis and Iranians, the two Middle Eastern rivals, Beijing has shown that it can be a stabilising force across the turbulent region.
US President Joe Biden says the planned reforms, which have triggered 11 straight weeks of protests, must respect what he calls core democratic values.
They also emphasised the necessity of both Israelis and Palestinians preventing any actions that would disrupt the sanctity of Holy Sites in the occupied East Jerusalem during Muslims' holy month of Ramadan.
Iran and Saudi Arabia last week reached an agreement in China to restore diplomatic ties and re-open embassies after two years of marathon talks in Iraq and Oman.
The trip – Bashar al Assad's second to the oil-rich United Arab Emirates in as many years – comes after a visit to Oman last month.
The September polls – the most inclusive in a decade – had seen opposition members clinch 28 out of 50 seats, giving them a parliamentary majority.
The meeting is the second attempt by the sides, shepherded by regional allies Egypt and Jordan as well as the US, to end a year-long spasm of violence.
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