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Israelis killed in knife attacks

Israelis killed in knife attacks

An Israeli soldier and a woman were stabbed to death by Palestinians in Tel Aviv and the occupied West Bank on Monday, extending a surge in violence fuelled by strife over access to Jerusalem's holiest site. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to crush "terror being directed at all parts of the country" - remarks...

UN rebukes Israel over Jerusalem settlements

UN rebukes Israel over Jerusalem settlements

Israel has faced strong criticism at the UN Security Council over plans to build homes in occupied East Jerusalem. UN political chief Jeffrey Feltman said that the settlements would raise "grave doubts" about Israel's plans for durable peace with Palestinians. The meeting came a day after the Israeli PM's office ordered plans for over 1,000...

Netanyahu says Iran greater threat than Islamic State

Netanyahu says Iran greater threat than Islamic State

Israel's prime minister describes Iran, ISIL and Hamas as part of a single team, and compares them to Germany's Nazis. Israel's prime minister has warned the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose a far greater threat than the armed group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which he compared to...

Israel PM vows response to boy's death

Israel PM vows response to boy's death

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said military operations will "intensify" after an Israeli boy was killed by fire from Gaza. The four-year-old died in a mortar attack on a southern Israeli village near the Gaza border. Meanwhile Israeli air strikes have continued, killing at least four people on Friday, Palestinian officials say. More than 2,090...

CROSS TALK

Israel is betraying the Holocaust lessons

Israel is betraying the Holocaust lessons

ON July 20, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared on a US television show and accused Hamas of a “double war crime.” He said the Palestinian organization was targeting Israeli civilians while its militants were hiding behind Palestinian civilians. What Netanyahu didn't mention is that the state of Israel is guilty of double...

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

At least 60 Palestinians are said to have been killed after Israel intensified its bombardment of Gaza and warned of a long conflict ahead. Gaza's only power plant caught fire as Israel carried out 60 air strikes, targeting sites associated with Hamas, the Islamist group which controls Gaza. UN staff members are said to be...

Israel can lose on PR but not security: Netanyahu

Israel can lose on PR but not security: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he realizes world opinion might be shifting away from his nation with every Palestinian civilian's death, but adds that the public relations battle cannot supersede Israel's security. Netanyahu told CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday that Palestinians are using their civilians as what he calls "human shields" against...

Israel hints at ending ground assault soon

Israel hints at ending ground assault soon

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday said that an operation to destroy a network of tunnels used by militants in Gaza could be over "fairly quickly" but would not be pinned down on specifics. In an interview with CNN's "State of the Union" weekly talk show, Netanyahu also called for an international effort...

Israel's Ongoing Attack on Gaza

Protests turn angrier in Bangladesh

Protests turn angrier in Bangladesh

Protests against Israel's attack on Gaza have intensified across the country with people calling out to the global community to intervene immediately to end what they term genocide by Israeli military. A cross-section of people in different parts of the country yesterday protested the attack, and called for an immediate end to the atrocities. Denouncing...

'Israel risks isolation'

'Israel risks isolation'

Former US president Bill Clinton has warned Israel about "isolating itself from world opinion" due to repeated conflicts in Gaza after four children were killed on a beach in the latest violence. More than 230 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have died during 10 days of Israeli bombing and shelling in Gaza in retaliation...

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