The Arab Israeli Conflict: From peace efforts to suicide bombers. News updates and breaking news from the heart of the Israeli – Palestinian conflict that has been shaping the Holy Land for a century.
“Our focus and our strategy here is to work through quiet, intensive diplomacy,” she said on a press gaggle aboard Air Force One.
As far as Hamas is concerned, any ceasefire agreement that ignores Jerusalem will make it appear as if the Gaza-based terrorist group did not score any significant achievements.
The IDF also has killed over 150 PIJ and Hamas operatives, many of them considered senior commanders or irreplaceable in their roles, especially those who led the R&D in the missile projects.
A 19-year-old Israeli soldier was injured by shrapnel as his unit was overseeing the distribution of gas, food and medicine to Gazan residents.
Biden’s proclamation that he is a Zionist and support for Israel’s right to defend itself throughout his decades in office have rubbed progressives the wrong way.
A total of 65 launchers, which can fire between four-nine rockets within seconds, have been destroyed in the past three days.
The violence continued across Israel on Monday as police, as well as Fire and Rescue Services, struggled to respond to the volume of incidents.
Hamas rocket barrages on southern Israel continued Sunday with almost 300 projectiles launched at Israel since Saturday.
He added that he was also concerned by violent clashes between Israeli security forces in the West Bank and east Jerusalem as well as internal rioting.
The family was arrested on allegations of violent rioting despite not being at the scene of the event at the time.
Christian parliamentarians call on the international community to condemn Hamas attacks
The Iron Dome has an approximate 90% success rate intercepting rockets. So how many rockets have been fired, how fast, and how many were intercepted?
Abbas urged the US administration to intervene to end the Israeli “aggression” and “escalation” and to begin efforts to reach a political solution.
The IDF is registering great achievements in Operation Guardians of the Walls, but meanwhile the house appears to be collapsing from within.
This war is playing out on the battlefield of social media as well as on the streets of Israel and Gaza, and celebrities supporting both sides have spoken out, receiving both backlash and praise.
The arsenal of 14,000 rockets is believed to be worth millions.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz: "Israel is not preparing for a cease-fire. … Only when we achieve complete quiet can we talk about calm"
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordanian King Abdullah have both tried to promote a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, as operation “Guardian of the Walls” enters its eighth day.
The truce efforts by Egypt, Qatar and the United Nations have so far offered no sign of progress.
Israeli officials said they carried out the strike because Hamas was operating an intelligence cell out of that office building.
Publicly, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Hamas that “it’s not over yet”.
White House calls on Israel, urging that the "safety and security of journalists and independent media is a paramount responsibility."
Israel's security cabinet is set to meet Sunday as ceasefire attempts by Egypt and Qatar failed to yield results.
The clashes come amid heightened violence in the West Bank and within Israel as part of tensions surrounding Gaza and Jerusalem.
A man was killed in the central city of Ramat Gan after Hamas fired a volley of close to 30 rockets at central Israel in a large barrage on Saturday afternoon.
The move was meant to be in solidarity with the Palestinians, as Israel is currently fighting the Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas in an escalating conflict.
The tidings of such a government were that at long last an Arab party was ready to put aside the banner issue of Palestinian statehood and instead advance the interests of Arab citizens of Israel.
In Paris, the gathering was banned by police and at the request of Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, with authorities citing fears the protest could turn violent.
But still, these will be the calls from abroad, including from friends and the well-meaning: just create a Palestinian state and put an end to all this already.
Yamina MK Ayelet Shaked denied reports that Bennett's statement ruling out a government of change was the result of pressure from her.
The US considers Hamas a terrorist organization, and does not talk with the group.
11 Palestinians were killed and 150 injured out of some 5,000 Palestinians who demonstrated to show solidarity with Hamas and the Gaza Strip.
Protesters gathered again on Lebanon side of border with Israel on Saturday, waving Palestinian and Hezbollah flags.
What is important here is that the conversation with Ghaani comes as Iranian media published a unique look at Israel’s air defense systems, asserting that Israel is showing new vulnerabilities.
Illustrative video released by IDF demonstrates what the Hamas underground tunnel netword looks like and how it was destroyed.
“Civil violence is not the answer, no matter what side you are on.”
The elite prison unite will be temporarily granted the power to detain, search, and arrest civilians until the violence across Israel is under control.
Three rockets were fired from Syria as anger continues to boil in the Arab world
Thousands of demonstrators shouted anti-Israeli slogans, held signs saying "Death to Israel, death to America" and waved Palestinian flags.
Over 750 Hamas targets have been hit since the beginning of Operation Guardians of the Walls
The painting began early in the morning while it was still dark. Photos showed men placing white on the pavement, before they would add the blue of Israel’s flag.
Netanyahu said during his visit to Lod on Thursday that there is no greater threat than the internal disturbances brewing throughout the country.
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Netanyahu had a policy – to back Hamas and undermine Abbas, and that policy has this week unraveled.
Such statements are agreed by consensus. All 15 council members also have to agree to a meeting under rules guiding the body's virtual operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Assuta Medical Center was inaugurated in 2017. Most of its structure was built as a bomb shelter.
Will Hezbollah, Iran learn from Hamas?
A similar shift is taking place as the IDF starts to hit Hamas government institutions, such as its internal security headquarters.
The 15-member body met in the aftermath of Jerusalem violence on Monday but was unable to reach the consensus needed for a joint statement.
Rivlin made the point that extremists are the only ones who benefit from their brutality, while ordinary citizens pay the price.
Hospital workers vow to continue to represent an island of coexistence and ask the rest of the Israeli society to learn from them.
NATIONAL AFFAIRS: Israeli coexistence goes up in flames amid interethnic violence
Several groups of Jewish and Arab mayors and municipal leaders have met and appealed for calm, while coexistence groups have called for a halt to inter-communal violence.
PALESTINIAN AFFAIRS: The street itself has become a known protest site, with police barricades at both ends and almost nightly clashes with police and at times between them and their Jewish neighbors
DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS: After de-emphasizing region, US officials were left with a muddled message, few effective moves
Does the violence between Jews and Arabs in Israel's mixed cities mark the end of the honeymoon between the majority and the minority in the country?
Israel and Palestinian Islamist groups plunged this week into their fiercest round of fighting since 2014.
If Israel uses the same playbook as in the past, why should it expect any different result with Hamas?
IDF and police commanders have opposed using the IDF internally even as legal officials have approved it.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israeli-Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr planned to visit the region next week, and moved his trip up in light of the escalation.
Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Zvika Haimovich: While the salvo strategy and missiles used by Hamas and PIJ are not new, Hamas “has improved their skills.”
Hamas and PIJ officials have told Egyptian, Qatari and other mediators that they would be ready to stop their attacks on Israel once Israel stops its military offensive in the Gaza Strip.
Biden’s mistakes began before the first rocket was fired: US Mideast policy expert
Firefighters are still working to control the large fire blazing the trans-Israel energy pipeline in Ashkelon.
Uri Buri, which is located in an ancient stone building overlooking the Acre harbor, was the most prominent landmark to be hit by the violence.
Images are important. The images of the Israeli police in the al-Aqsa mosque helped to create an excuse for violence.
"If they are exposed to the interpretation of the news through TikTok, that should make us worried.”
The ICC prosecutor in March announced an official investigation into possible war crimes committed in the Palestinian Territories.
"Under these circumstances, Israel has no choice but to respond with the force necessary to protects its citizens and put a stop to this threat.”
The prime minister also called on Arab leaders to condemn the violence and act to stop it, saying that Israelis are proud of coexistence and will not let others harm it.
The "one state” narrative which supports Israel being part of a larger greater Palestinian state that includes Gaza and the West Bank has received a boost by the riots and clashes in Israel.
The current dispute surrounding the Sheikh Jarrah area has deep roots, stretching back to the first years of Arab and Jewish settlement outside the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City, in the 19th century.
The barricades, like the protests in nearby Sheikh Jarrah, seem to have been more an excuse, a kind of symbol that crowds could set their anger against, rather than the real problem.
Soumya Santosh was from Kerala's Idukki district, and has been working in Israel for seven years, according to relatives quoted by news agency PTI.
Embassy staff were sent home on Tuesday due to safety concerns, according to Fox News.
“There will be a ceasefire when we're ready for it,” the official added.
Senior leaders of Hamas and PIJ, meanwhile, have reportedly gone into hiding out of fear of being targeted by Israel.
A student activist for the Kumi Israel movement reported being saved from an attempted assault by right-wing protesters in Beersheba.
Houthis say more openly what was said in propaganda in the past. Now they have begun to raise funds for the Palestinians.
"We don't want to enter Gaza, but if we have to, we will"
As Gaza fires rocket after rocket into Israeli territory, Israelis along the border and in Jerusalem run for cover amid escalations in the Temple Mount and Sheikh Jarrah.
Various hotels, attractions and resorts throughout Israel are offering discounted and free visits for residents living in Gaza border communities.
Most of the rockets in the Gaza groups’ arsenals have been around since Operation Protective Edge in 2014, but some first came to light in 2019.
Events of the past few weeks have allowed Hamas to show that it remains a major player in the Palestinian arena and is popular among the Palestinians.
“Our staff is receiving the injured in the emergency room while their families are at home in complete uncertainty,” doctor tells 'Post.'
Israel should harbor no illusions and realize that oftentimes "being smart, not right” will make absolutely no difference on the ground.
“There’s universal dislike of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, who are seen as people looking to pervert Islam…by many people in the Abraham Accords and those who might join.”
"This is unacceptable escalation," the State Department said. "While we urge de-escalation on all sides, we also recognize Israel's legitimate right to defend itself, its people and its territory."
Critics wrote scathing posts of how they were dancing as the Temple Mount was burning.
The most anti-Israel coverage, unsurprisingly, is in the Iranian and Turkish media. Iran and Turkey both support Hamas.
The IDF's deterrence with the Palestinian terrorist group was shattered on Monday with seven rockets fired at Jerusalem itself.
“No country in the world would accept a situation like this. We will never accept this reality. We will protect our citizens by all means necessary.”
Former defense minister Liberman: "Netanyahu is good for Hamas."
In retaliation for the rocket-fire, the IDF carried out waves of airstrikes against 130 terror targets in the Strip, an operation they call “Guardians of the wall.”
The United Nations Security Council held a closed door session on Monday to discuss rising tensions in east Jerusalem, particularly around the Temple Mount, also known as al Haram al Sharif.
Violence has erupted again, this time on the Temple Mount, inside the al-Aqsa mosque, and there is no clear cause and effect.