UNGA to disavow Jewish ties to Jerusalem, call for Golan withdrawal

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The resolution also stated that “any actions taken by Israel, the occupying Power, to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration on the Holy City of Jerusalem are illegal.” Haley: U.S. to oppose UNGA call for Israel to return Golan Heights … Read More

Egypt, U.N. ask Israel to ease up on Hamas

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An Egyptian delegation left Gaza on Wednesday and asked Israel to allow one more chance for calm to be restored to the situation, Liberman said. >  Egypt releases 1978 Camp David Accords calling for Palestinian autonomy. >  Egypt warns Abbas: … Read More

Senior IDF Official: Israel at closest point to war since 2014

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“Iran has an interest in escalating the situation in Gaza in light of what is happening in Syria,” the senior IDF officer said. >  After 130 rockets fired from Gaza, Israelis wake to tentative calm >  Iran is the culprit … Read More

Israel launches retaliatory airstrikes in Gaza after Hamas rocket attacks

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Israel has launched airstrikes against targets throughout the Gaza Strip after the armed wing of the ruling group in the Palestinian territory launched dozens of rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel. The confrontation, which continued into Wednesday morning, is … Read More

Israel Struggles to Explain Why Snipers Used to Quell Palestinian Protest

Putrid water, tear gas has limited effectiveness, Israel says Palestinians appeal for UN help to save them from ‘massacre’ Israeli soldiers and snipers at the border east of Gaza City on May 15. Photographer: Thomas Coex/AFP via Getty Images Skunk water, … Read More

Palestinian President says Jewish behavior caused the Holocaust, sparking condemnation

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian National Council in Ramallah on Monday. (Majdi Mohammed/AP) In a speech broadcast live on Palestinian TV on Monday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas delivered what he called a “history … Read More