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  • Israeli rockets hit

    Israeli jets hit 25 targets in Gaza

    Israeli fighter jets hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, the army says.

  • Israeli troops kill 4 Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

    Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others yesterday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics say.

  • An effective shelving of the two-state solution

    With the death toll mounting to 58 last Monday thanks largely to a trigger-happy Israeli military and smiles all around Tel Aviv and Washington the two-state solution is all but dead and buried. When President Trump decided to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, all pretence of a negotiated settlement was effectively thrown out the window and what is happening in Gaza today points to a mindset that

  • Rights bodies denounce killings of Palestinians at Gaza border

    Israeli forces faced accusations of committing war crimes and using "disproportionate force" against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza yesterday on the deadliest day of cross-border violence since a devastating 2014 war between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers.

  • Int’l community condemns Gaza violence

    On the bloodiest single day for Palestinians since the Gaza conflict in 2014, Israeli troops shot dead 55 Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. The international community has strongly condemned the continuing violence along the Gaza-Israel border.

  • US opens its Jerusalem embassy in ceremony

    The United States officially opens its deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy in a ceremony that included a video address by President Donald Trump.

  • Trump calls Jerusalem embassy move 'a great day for Israel'

    US President Donald Trump hail the scheduled opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem as "a great day for Israel," even as deadly clashes erupted between Palestinians and Israeli security forces on the Gaza border.

  • Gaza clash

    8 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

    Clashes erupt as tens of thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest, leaving eight Palestinians dead and many more wounded in one of the worst days of violence in recent years.

  • Israel uncovers ‘new’ tunnel from Gaza

    Israel's military says it has uncovered and "neutralised" a tunnel extending from the Gaza Strip several hundred metres inside Israeli territory.

  • 4 Palestinians killed in anti-Israeli knife attacks

    Four Palestinians are shot dead and a fifth wounded in attacks on Israelis in east Jerusalem and the West Bank Saturday, as violence that has fuelled concerns of an uprising showed no let-up.

  • Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel

    The Israeli military says Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fire a rocket into southern Israel, amid a sharp increase in tensions.

  • 2 citizens held in Gaza: Israel

    The Israeli defence ministry says that two Israelis, including an Arab, were being held captive in the Gaza Strip, accusing Hamas of holding one of them.

  • UN finds evidence of war crimes by Israel, Hamas

    A United Nations investigation has found “serious violations of international humanitarian law” by both Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip during their bloody battle last summer.

  • Palestinian shot dead by Israeli troops

    Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military and a Palestinian hospital