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Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping Israeli soldiers leaves prison

Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping Israeli soldiers leaves prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison on Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians, a prison service spokesman said. Assaf Librati told AFP Tamimi, 17, and her mother, who was also jailed over the incident, were being driven by Israeli authorities from […]

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after soldier killed

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after soldier killed

GAZA CITY (AFP) – Israeli forces unleashed a wave of deadly strikes across the Gaza Strip on Friday after a soldier was shot dead along the border. A ceasefire agreement was reached early Saturday after Egyptian and United Nations mediation, a spokesman for Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas said, reducing fears of a wider conflict. On Friday, […]

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities. The government says the bill, passed in the early morning hours, will merely enshrine into law Israel’s existing character. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called its passage a “historic […]

Palestinians call for ‘revenge’ at funeral of boy killed by Israeli fire

Palestinians call for ‘revenge’ at funeral of boy killed by Israeli fire

GAZA CITY: Thousands of Palestinians on Saturday attended the funeral of the 11-year-old son of a Hamas military commander killed by Israeli fire in the southern Gaza Strip, with mourners demanding “revenge”. Yasser Abu al-Naja, whose father is a member of Hamas’s military wing, was shot in the head on Friday in border clashes near the southern city […]

NA Condemns Israeli Aggression Against Palestinians

NA Condemns Israeli Aggression Against Palestinians

Islamabad: The National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the Israeli state terrorism against unarmed Palestinian protestors in Gaza. The resolution moved by Shireen Mazari of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf also denounced the US’s decision to shift its embassy to Jerusalem occupied by Israel.  It termed the US’s decision contrary to the UNSC resolutions. […]

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. It was the highest Palestinian single-day death toll since a series of protests dubbed the “Great March of Return” began […]

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounded at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, medics said, and protesters streamed to the frontier for the climax of a six-week demonstration as the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. Protests were expected to escalate during the day, the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding, as loudspeakers […]

Israelis in the Prophet’s mosque: Jewish blogger takes tour of Islam’s second holiest site

Israelis in the Prophet’s mosque: Jewish blogger takes tour of Islam’s second holiest site

This, Israeli, Zionist, Ben Tzion, got, to, visit, Masjid al-Nabawi, Something, thousands, of , Palestinians, won’t, ever, have, the, luxury, of, doing, Images posted by an Israeli blogger inside the Mosque of the Prophet Muhammad in the Muslim holy city of Medina in Saudi Arabia sparked outrage across the region this week over what many […]

UN vote on Israeli settlements has changed little

UN vote on Israeli settlements has changed little

By:  AFP JERUSALEM,: Three months after a landmark UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements, the measure has changed little on the ground and some analysts question whether it ever will. Security Council Resolution 2334, passed in December, did little to halt settlement building, with a raft of new projects announced by Israeli officials in the weeks that […]

Israeli bombing kills two Palestinians in Gaza, its health ministry says

Israeli bombing kills two Palestinians in Gaza, its health ministry says

GAZA (Reuters) – The Gaza Health Ministry said an Israeli bombing of a tunnel near the Egyptian border killed two Palestinians on Thursday, but the military denied any involvement. The Gaza Health ministry spokesman said in a statement the two men were “martyred and five other people were wounded as a result of being targeted […]

White House says Israeli settlement construction may not be helpful to peace

White House says Israeli settlement construction may not be helpful to peace

WASHINGTON: The White House said on Thursday Israel’s building of new settlements or expansion of existing ones in occupied territories may not be helpful to achieving peace with Palestinians. “While we don’t believe the existence of settlements is an impediment to peace, the construction of new settlements or the expansion of existing settlements beyond their […]

Bodies of missing Israeli teens found near Hebron, officials say

Bodies of missing Israeli teens found near Hebron, officials say

The bodies of three young Jewish settlers who went missing near Hebron two weeks ago have been found near the city in the occupied West Bank, security officials said Monday. The search for the teens, who disappeared on June 12, has become a national obsession for Israel, setting off a frantic manhunt and large crackdown […]