UN agency fuels Palestinian attacks against Israel

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Palestinians in Gaza said they planned to try to cross the border into Israel Tuesday for a new round of protests to mark the 51st anniversary of the Six-Day War, when Israel was attacked by Arab armies and took control of Gaza, the … Read More

Israel Strikes 15 Hamas Targets in Gaza After Army Intercepts Rockets

IDF attacks Strip twice overnight, targets include Hamas weapons depot ■ Rocket fire from Gaza violated cease-fire signed last week ■ Sirens sounded in a number of areas on the Israeli side of the border Image of alleged trail from … 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

Hamas-Israel ceasefire holds after night of violence

Palestinian faction says it has agreed to a ceasefire with Israel to end largest flare-up of violence since 2014 war. A ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel appears to be holding following one of the worst days in violence in the Gaza Strip since the 2014 Gaza … Read More

Israel Begins Construction of Maritime Barrier at Gaza Border

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Defense Ministry announces new barrier, meant to deter Palestinians from infiltrating into Israel, as ‘one-of-a-kind’ Construction of the sea barrier at Zikim beach, May 27, 2018.Ministry of Defense Spokesperson Electricity shortages in Gaza lead to beach pollution just over the … Read More

ANALYSIS: Muslim Leaders Seek ‘Islamic Army’ to Protect ‘Palestine’

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Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other Muslim leaders want to create an Islamic army to ‘protect’ the Palestinian Arabs after 62 of them died last Monday during attempts to invade Israel from Gaza. Hamas and Islamic Jihad later admitted 53 of … Read More

Paraguay opens its Israel embassy in Jerusalem

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Paraguay is the third country after the United States and Guatemala to move its embassy to the disputed city. The status of Jerusalem remains a major hurdle to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Paraguay opened its new … 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

Palestinians recall envoys to four EU nations after US embassy move

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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas gestures as he chairs a Palestinian National Council meeting in Ramallah on April 30, 2018ABBAS MOMANI (AFP) The Palestinian Authority (PA) has recalled its envoys to Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria after their ambassadors attended … Read More

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