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Israeli right-wing buoyed by Netanyahu's visit to Washington
A day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump met in Washington and both declined to commit to a two-state solution, the Israeli right declared a symbolic victory. "Trump is good for the Jews" trumpeted the front page of the free daily Israel Hayom, a right-wing paper
Behind the Controversial Practice of Israeli Settlements
With three weeks until the Obama administration leaves office, Secretary of State John Kerry defended the U.S. decision to abstain from last week’s United Nations vote that condemned Israeli settlements. Kerry argued that the settlements threatened the viability of a future two-state solution that
Nice Attack: The Deadly 'Evolution' of Vehicles Turned Into Weapons
While mass-casualty terrorist attacks in the West have become commonplace , one facet of Thursday night's assault in Nice, France, appeared at first to be unusual: a truck, rather than bombs and guns, was used as the weapon of choice. The killer, identified today as 31-year-old Tunisian Mohamed
Palestinian Soccer Teams Allowed to Play Historic Match
Two Palestinian teams were allowed to cross Israeli territory for the first time in 15 years.
Fresh Offensive, Hezbollah Troops Fast Approaching Israeli Border From Syrian Side
Bolstered by the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah and its patrons in Tehran, the Syrian Army continued its rapid advance into southern Syria today, inching closer to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. "Regime troops and their Hezbollah-led allies are advancing in the area linking Daraa ,
Clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank Amid Rising Tension
JERUSALEM – Scattered clashes erupted around Jerusalem and the West Bank on following Friday’s midday Muslim prayers as tension and violence grow with the shooting death by Israeli police of a Palestinian man and Thursday’s closure of Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa compound, the third holiest site in...
New Video Shows Israeli Bombing of Gaza Apartment Tower
New video shows an upscale high-rise apartment building in Gaza City destroyed in a cloud of fire and smoke during an Israeli airstrike. Israel bombed the 12-story apartment building, called the Zafer Tower in the Tel al-Hawa neighborhood, today as Hamas continued to fire rockets towards the
What Does "Normal" Life Look Like in Gaza During the Ceasefire?
Gaza ns are a fiercely resilient people. They have had to learn, by force of terrible hardship, the arts of recovering from war. And they have grown expert at it. Within minutes of the commencement of the cease-fire, the fishermen of Gaza leapt into their boats and put out of the little harbor to
As Ceasefire Begins, Gazans Return Home To Find Rubble
ABC News' Terry Moran drives through the Gaza Strip as residents venture out to check on their demolished houses.
How Israel's Ground Invasion of Gaza Could Impact Syria
As the civilian death toll in the Gaza strip climbed past 800 on Friday, the global spotlight shifted from Syria to the Israeli ground offensive in Palestine. The reverberations are being felt in Syria, with which Israel shares a border – and a contentious history . "Now that the Arab-Israeli