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.
Syria responded quickly to the airstrikes, publishing numerous photos and reports.
Defense Minister Naftali Bennett to Iran: You are no longer immune. Wherever you stretch your tentacles-we will hack them off.
Following the incident, photo journalists from around the world posted on social media photos of themselves with one eye covered by a patch.
Iron Dome's 90 percent intercept rate encourages complacency among Israeli leaders while enticing her enemies to strike harder.
"The International Judo Federation showed its clear moral fiber by suspending the Iran Judo Federation," says Palestinian Media Watch, demanding the international football body to do the same.
Security officials urge the public to be careful, avoid approaching them and call security forces if they find any.
"Our security policy has not changed – not even slightly."
Shortly before the ceasefire went into effect on Thursday, the IDF struck a home belonging to Rasmi Abu Malhous, killing eight members of his family, including five children.
Press report released indicates ongoing perception of “Cold Peace” between Israel and Jordan after 25 years of peace
Some PIJ members expressed outrage that Hamas official Mahmoud Zahar and other Hamas leaders did not pay a condolence visit to the family of Bahaa al-Ata in the first days after his death.
Local councils in Gaza announced a return to routine on Friday, despite the fact that during the night, the IDF attacked Palestinian Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip.
Shalev sets the tone in an impressive and vivid account of a woman trying to deal with events she cannot control
Postmodernism and post-colonialism, combined with antisemitism, have created fertile ground for extreme anti-Israel demonization on campus.
"Although the decision is couched as an impartial effort to rule narrowly on a legal case and to ensure that consumers understand the provenance of their food, it in fact applies a double standard."
Both the IDF and Islamic Jihad can point to victories in this week’s conflict.
The prime minister and the Shin Bet chief, Nadav Argaman, met with workers and employees from the operational, technological and intelligence units.
Israel has long been concerned about the organization, and has argued that it helped promote a politicized idea of Palestinian refugee status that makes it hard to resolve the conflict.
This would be the first that Hamas cancels the protests since March 2019, over 6 months ago.
“This landmark case exposes a shocking and multi-layered planned conspiracy and campaign aimed at manipulating the public,” said Adv. Yifa Segal of the International Legal Forum.
“We have shown that we can go to war without Hamas,” said a PIJ official. “We are no longer seen as the little brother of Hamas.”
According to Palestinian media, the IDF attacked four targets, with four Palestinians being lightly injured as a result.
Senior PIJ official claims this was just one round, not the end • PM: ‘We can reach everyone, even in their bed’
Israel killed PIJ leader Bahaa Abu al-Ata in a surgical strike in Gaza, marking Israel’s clear return to targeted assassinations.
While the battle against PIJ was limited and Israel only used a small amount of its capacity, the real challenge is in the North, and against Iran and its other proxies.
"There is no problem for the IDF to conquer the Gaza Strip. This is not an operational challenge. But you have to think about the cost," Cohen said.
Middle East Peace Process envoy Nickolay Mladenov has been in Cairo working with the Egyptians to bring Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza back from the brink of war.
After two days of heavy fighting between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the two sides announced a ceasefire on Thursday morning, which went into affect around 5:30 a.m..
"The Al-Quds Brigades has not exhausted all its missiles and weapons against the enemy," warned al-Nakhla.
You could hear a pin drop, or a rocket fired
The ceasefire reportedly took effect at 5:30 a.m. Nonetheless, at around 6:00 a.m., rockets were fired from Gaza at Jewish communities on the border.
There are broader strategic reasons why Hamas has so far stayed on the sidelines, but part of it can undoubtedly be traced to Israeli intelligence success at liquidating Hamas’s weapons experts.
More than 350 rockets fired at Israel which deploys tanks, artillery batteries along Gaza border amid predictions violence will escalate but what should the Jewish state do? Have your say.
He stressed that "the government doesn't know what it's like. They should send MKs here to see what we go through, what the children of this city go through - it's the whole south. Not just us.
"The indiscriminate launching of rockets and mortars against population centers is absolutely unacceptable and must stop immediately."
“We do not mean to escalate [the situation],” Netanyahu said, “but we will know how to…protect the state of Israel and its citizens.”
J Street, non-Orthodox Jewish denominations backing Israel, while fringe radical left-wing Jewish organizations denounce Israel’s killing of Islamic Jihad commander and response to rocket attacks.
Born in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip in 1953, the father of six was first arrested by Israel in 1971 for his membership in the Arab Liberation Forces, a terrorist group.
Losses to businesses in the South and central regions were estimated to total approximately NIS 1.1 billion ($315m.) by Wednesday afternoon.
In 2009, after more than 250 rockets, Israel would have been at war already. Today, there is no need for a rush to action and disproportionate response.
The new defense minister also said that the terrorists are doing as much harm to Gazan civilians as they are to Israelis.
“We will not tolerate attacks on our citizens,” Netanyahu said. “In the last year, we accumulated a mass of these attacks.”
According to a report in the Arabic language al-Hayat newspaper, Israel’s message was delivered to Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) through United Nations Special Envoy for the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel will respond to every Palestinian Islamic Jihad attack.
Sources say the house belongs to the Abu Hadaid family.
*Close to 400 rockets target Israel in two-days * At least 26 Palestinians killed *
The video features the words "death to Israel" in Hebrew as well as clips from funerals of Israeli terror victims.
"Israel must immediately stop its ongoing aggression against our people in Gaza," Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh tweeted.
President says he was able to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem because he did not call back Arab leaders who opposed the move.
The National Security Advisor Meir Ben Shabbat updated security cabinet members on Tuesday Hamas told Egypt that it is not interested in an escalation, Channel 13 reported.
Talking about the 170 rockets fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip, Steinman began to laugh uncontrollably and apologized between giggles, shrugging it off by saying “Live broadcast.”
The writing was on the wall for Bahaa Abu al-Ata.
These wars and escalations are a bit repetitive. I’ve covered them since 2009 when I first volunteered in Sderot to help civilians. 2012. 2014.
Former chief military prosecutor explains that it is not clear
The NGO uploaded multiple videos and photos on their social media on Tuesday morning calling for a victory. Activists were also out and about hanging signs that said, "Bibi - Give Us The Order!"
#JiHadEnough, which was used in the IDF's tweet announcing the assassination of Baha Abu Al Ata, is the latest in the IDF's misguided social media campaigns.
PIJ says too early to talk about ceasefire
People wondered out loud whether or not there would be a war.
CNN's Jerusalem Correspondent Oren Liebermann was seen in the live video trying to maneuver away so he could continue reporting, but a hand kept blocking the camera and blacking out the transmission.
Netanyahu: Gaza Operation will take time; We will hit anyone who hits us.
Israel was saying very clearly – all of Islamic Jihad is in our sights and is a legitimate target. No one is beyond Israel’s reach.
As rockets fly, welfare institutions, public health officials issue recommendations.
The head of Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s (PIJ) Al-Quds Brigades in Gaza, Baha Abu al-Ata was considered one of the top terrorists in the blockaded coastal enclave.
Israel holds that such labeling helps the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement boycott such products.
Rockets test shaky ceasefire
On Tuesday, Israel was pounded by close to 200 rockets following the predawn targeted killing of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Leader Bahaa Abu Al-Ata at his home in the Gaza Strip.
Hebron shooter prosecutor: Trial showed Israel means business
“I hope they will all rise to the level of responsibility and say yes to elections,” the PA president said. “The elections protect our legitimacy and existence and cause.”
According to the reports, the clash began when several Palestinians threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at an IDF post at the entrance to the refugee camp.
Israeli-UAE relations have been improving over the past few years.
Several occurrences were reported of vandalism and violence in or near Arab neighborhoods and villages.
Palestinian Media Watch published a financial report of the Palestinian Authority based on its own financial records for the years 2011 – 2018.
Is the secret to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict embedded in the 1947-1948 period?
13th Battalion Commander Lieutenant-Colonel Avi Marciano just concluded four months securing the Gaza border fence, and speaks of his insights and unusual experiences.
When Arbid was transferred to Hadassah University Medical Center on September 28, he was considered to be in critical condition.
Corey Gil Shuster polled a handful of Israelis throughout the country from Tel Aviv to Rosh Ha’ayin to the Holy City itself, to find out how people feel.
He continued to say that the U.S. only cut off "the tail of the monster," in reference to the killing of Baghdadi, because the head – Israel – has yet to be defeated.
Palestinians have said that Israel would be held fully responsible for the failure of the elections if it doesn’t allow east Jerusalem residents to participate in the vote.
Israel's Foreign Minister: Renewal of organization’s mandate unreasonable and immoral
Jordan last week had recalled its ambassador, Ghassan al-Majali, to protest the arrest. Based on an agreement worked out between the two countries, Majali said that he would return to Israel.
Speaking to Finance Ministry's Budget Department Maj.-Gen. Aharon Haliva says next year won't be favorable to Israel
With the open operations carried out by Iran, in Israel there's no room for uncertainty, therefore Israeli Intelligence is following developments very closely.
Jordan Valley Regional Council head David ElHayani also took the opportunity to call on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Party head Benny Gantz to form a unity government.
Official and unofficial statements from the IDF were short on details, leaving some critics to speculate about potential improper intentions.
“Israel views the relationship between Jordan and Israel as a cornerstone of regional stability, and will continue to act to ensure the region’s security,” the Prime Minister’s Office said.
Hamas claimed that it succeeded in shooting down an Israeli drone in the northern Gaza Strip, according to Al-Arabiya.
“Jerusalem is a united city,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “As long as I have anything to do with it, it will never be divided again. Ever.”
"We are in a very sensitive and volatile security period on several fronts."
According to reports, the Palestinian was wounded in the back. According to the officers, he got up immediately and continued on his way, Channel 13 reported.
While Hamas is the ruling party in the Gaza Strip, the group has in recent years been losing control over the street. And the vacuum is being filled by Ata, Tehran’s main man in Gaza.
As a result of the IAF air strikes, 27-year-old Palestinian Ahmed Mohammed a-Shakhri was killed and two other Palestinians were injured.
Events shatter relative calm between the Hamas-run enclave and the Jewish state
Elhayani, who heads the Jordan Valley Regional Council, is one of four candidates in the running to lead the settlement movement’s political arm, known as the Yesha Council.
The sniper is the first soldier to be convicted in a "Great Return March" death.