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Israel strikes Gaza after border clashes

Israeli warplanes bombed Gaza Saturday after clashes between its troops and Palestinian protesters left dozens injured, including an Israeli border policeman and a 13-year-old Palestinian...

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas launches incendiary balloons

The Israeli military says fighter jets struck a weapons manufacturing site in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons launched over the frontier into Israel ByThe...

Israel-Hamas Tensions High as Gaza Militants Launch More Flaming Balloons

TEL AVIV—Palestinian militants in Gaza launched more flaming balloons into Israel on Wednesday, as a new round of violence between Israel and Hamas entered a...

Israeli Nationalists March in Jerusalem as Hamas Calls for Confrontation

JERUSALEM—Israeli police fired rubber bullets at Palestinians trying to disrupt a right-wing nationalist march in Jerusalem, while Hamas militants launched incendiary balloons into Israel and...

Israel Claims Hamas Tried To Attack Iron Dome From AP Office Building

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel’s ambassador to the United States said Tuesday that Hamas militants tried to disrupt Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defense...

Israel’s Prime Ministers in Waiting: Who Are Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rivals agreed to form a coalition government that would dislodge the country’s longest-serving leader with Naftali Bennett as his successor,...

No ‘provoking’: Israeli official vows quieter tone with United States

Israel’s visiting defense minister said Thursday that it will stay engaged as the U.S. tries to return to a nuclear deal with Iran, sidestepping what’s...

India’s position not new; Abstained on previous occasions also:MEA on abstention at UNHRC on Gaza resolution

India on Thursday defended its abstention during the voting at the UNHRC on a resolution to probe Gaza violence, saying its position is not new...

Inside the Israel-Hamas Conflict and One of Its Deadliest Hours in Gaza

GAZA CITY—Before 1 a.m., Zainab Al-Kolak’s apartment started to shake as bombs thudded into her Gaza neighborhood. She and her family ran downstairs to seek...

Seeking to restore Palestinian links, Antony Blinken risks new frictions with Israel

America’s top diplomat came to the seat of the Palestinian government Tuesday with promises of additional aid, a reopened consulate in Jerusalem and a broad...

Antony Blinken announces American aid to Gaza, pledges to reopen Jerusalem consulate

Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledged on a Middle East mission on Tuesday that Washington would provide new aid to help rebuild Gaza as part...

Blinken Spotlights Plight of Palestinians in Effort to Shore Up Israel-Hamas Truce

TEL AVIV—Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Jerusalem on Tuesday said the U.S. will work to expand economic opportunities for Palestinians in Gaza and the...

Antony Blinken in Israel on Mideast tour to shore up Gaza truce

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Israel at the start of a Middle East tour aimed at shoring up the Gaza cease-fire....

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds, U.N. to launch Gaza aid appeal

A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas held into a third day on Sunday as mediators spoke to all sides about extending the period of calm...

After Gaza Clash, New Solidarity Arises Among Palestinians

JERUSALEM— Muna el-Kurd’s campaign against Israeli plans to evict her family and neighbors from east Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood has turned the 23-year-old into a...

Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire Holds as Aid Trickles Into Gaza Strip

A cease-fire between Israel and militant group Hamas was holding for a second day on Saturday, as more residents in Gaza emerged from their homes...

Israel Hamas latest news: Israel-Hamas truce takes hold after 11 days of fighting

An Egyptian-mediated truce between Israel and Hamas began on Friday, but Hamas warned it still had its “hands on the trigger” and demanded Israel end...

Israel, Hamas Cease-Fire Begins After 11 Days of Conflict

TEL AVIV—Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas agreed to a cease-fire that began early Friday following pressure from the U.S. and its allies to end...

Israel Pressured by Biden, Mideast Allies to End Fighting

TEL AVIV—The Biden administration and Middle East governments are stepping up pressure on Israel to stop fighting with the militant group Hamas, as Israeli officials...

Palestinians go on strike as Israel, Hamas trade fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories went on strike in a rare collective action against Israel’s policies on...

After Gaza’s Deadliest Day, Israel Says It Is Targeting Hamas Tunnels

TEL AVIV—Israel launched more airstrikes Monday in the Gaza Strip, targeting what its military said was a tunnel network used by Hamas, as it tries...

Jerusalem violence leads to Hamas rockets on Israel, nine dead in Gaza

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward the Jerusalem area and southern Israel on Monday, carrying out a threat to punish Israel for...

Gaza rockets follow Jerusalem clashes in second night of violence

Israeli warplanes struck the Gaza Strip early Saturday after repeated salvos of rocket fire into Israel followed a second night of clashes between Palestinians and...

Turkey calls for boycott of French goods amid Macron row

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday joined calls for a boycott of French goods, ramping up a standoff between France and Muslim countries...