Israeli-Palestinian conflict

How politicians able to impact Temple Mount decisions

How politicians able to impact Temple Mount decisions

Ra'am head Mansour Abbas wrote on May 7 that the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict includes "establishing a Palestinian State in the West Bank and Gaza with Jerusalem as its capital." In a speech to his cabinet …

Yuri Bocharov: tensions in Israel should decline

Yuri Bocharov: tensions in Israel should decline

The security situation in Israel has deteriorated in recent weeks. On Friday morning, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the clashes took place between Arabs and Jews. The police had to use tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse …

Palestinians clash with Israeli police at major holy site

Palestinians clash with Israeli police at major holy site

Palestinians clashed with Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands gathered for prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. Medics said more than 150 Palestinians were wounded in the most serious …

Israel enters new era

Israel enters new era

A meeting in Israel that includes top diplomats from four Arab countries would have been unimaginable just a couple of years ago

MEDIA: Israel bombards the Gaza Strip

MEDIA: Israel bombards the Gaza Strip

Arab media reported that the Israeli army bombarded Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip.  Palestinian radio South Al-Aqsa claims that the bombing targeted the outskirts of Khan Younis and Beit Lahiya, about 10 bombs were …

Attacker killed in attempted car ramming of Israeli soldiers

Attacker killed in attempted car ramming of Israeli soldiers

An attempted car-ramming of Israeli forces took place on December 21 near the northern West Bank settlement of Einav, IDF confirmed. A military vehicle caught on fire, presumably from shots fired towards it, as the attacker rammed into …

Bennett says he won’t meet Mahmoud Abbas

Bennett says he won’t meet Mahmoud Abbas

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday that he sees no reason for him to meet with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, despite a number of high-level contacts between Israel’s new government and the PA, The Times of Israel …

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Israeli aircraft struck a series of targets in the Gaza Strip early Monday in response to rocket launches out of the Hamas-ruled territory. It was the third consecutive night of fighting between the two sides, even as Israel’s foreign …

Radicals from Gaza Strip launch rocket attack on Israel

Radicals from Gaza Strip launch rocket attack on Israel

Palestinian radicals from the Gaza Strip fired a rocket in the direction of Israel. The missile was intercepted by the Iron Dome aerial defence system. "After the sirens sounded in the south of Israel, we inform that one missile …

Israeli PM reveals government plans for Palestine

Israeli PM reveals government plans for Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett does not expect to solve the conflict with the Palestinians during his tenure as head of government. "This government is a government that will make dramatic breakthroughs in the …

Plane with Russian evacuees from Gaza lands at Moscow airport

Plane with Russian evacuees from Gaza lands at Moscow airport

A Russian Emergencies Ministry plane that transported Russian citizens who wished to leave the Gaza Strip from Cairo to Moscow has landed at Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The plane left Cairo at about 00:10 local time (01:10 Moscow time) …

Hamas’ underwater drones a wake-up call for Israel

Hamas’ underwater drones a wake-up call for Israel

After hostilities started on May 10 between the Israeli army and groups operating in Gaza, on May 20, Israel's narrow military-political cabinet at a special meeting approved a ceasefire. The Gaza war has seen thousands of missiles fired at Israel, the bulk of which have been shot down by Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system. But Hamas “terrorists” – which is how the US government defines them – have also deployed some new sea-going weapons that have the attention of Israeli intelligence

Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas enters into force

Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas enters into force

A ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian groups controlling the Gaza Strip entered into force on Friday at 2 a.m. local time. Al-Aqsa TV reports that the "resistance victory" is being celebrated in the Gaza Strip, while …

UN welcomes Gaza ceasefire

UN welcomes Gaza ceasefire

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed a cease-fire between Gaza and Israel on Thursday and urged all sides to observe the truce.  The cease-fire took effect at 2 a.m. Friday (2300GMT Thursday). The …