Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi here on Saturday said escalation of attacks on several Yemeni residential units is violation of human rights and should be investigated by international organizations.

The recent multiple rocket attacks by militants on Israel from the Gaza Strip have been condemned by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

A senior Muslim cleric said Zionist forces threw stun grenades into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) and attacked Palestinian worshippers.

The United Nations human rights office said today it is alarmed at the sharp escalation of the political crisis in Egypt and deplored the fact that dozens of people have reportedly been killed or wounded amid the ouster of President Mohamed Morsy last week.

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