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Britain’s Prince William starts Israel visit by honoring Holocaust victims

Britain’s Prince William voiced his horror over the Nazi Holocaust in a solemn start on Tuesday to the first official visit by a British royal to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Wearing a black Jewish skullcap, William, second in line to the throne, laid a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem…

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June 26, 2018

 

Britain’s Prince William on historic trip to Israel and West Bank

Prince William will next week become the first member of Britain’s royal family ever to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories. Britain governed the region under a League of Nations mandate for almost three decades until Israel’s independence 70 years ago, and is still blamed by both sides for sowing…

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June 23, 2018

 

Israel PM’s wife charged with $100,000 food delivery fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara was charged Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a lengthy investigation into allegations that she misused state funds to claim for delivery meals costing $100,000. The move represents the latest legal headache for Netanyahu and his family, as the authorities investigate the combative leader over allegations of corruption in a string…

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June 22, 2018

 

Israel says could get tougher on Gaza after warplanes hit Hamas

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel could step up its “intensity” on Gaza, after a new flare-up that saw Israel carrying out air strikes and Palestinians launching rockets and mortar shells. The latest spike in tensions follows weeks of deadly protests and clashes along the Gaza-Israel border as well as the worst military escalation last…

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June 21, 2018

 

Israeli planes hit 25 targets in Gaza: army

Israeli fighter jets hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, the army said. Around 30 projectiles, including rockets, were fired overnight from Gaza towards Israel, the army claimed in a statement. The fresh hostilities come with tensions high in Gaza after mass protests and…

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June 20, 2018

 

U.S. withdraws from United Nations human rights body

The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel,” a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. Standing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting U.S. efforts to…

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June 20, 2018

 

Syria strike blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

More than 20 fighters from an Iraqi paramilitary force key to the battle against the Islamic State group were killed in an eastern Syria air raid the United States linked to Israel. The bombing raid hit Al-Hari, a town controlled by regional militias fighting in Syria’s complex seven-year war alongside President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. Both…

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June 19, 2018

 

Israel has bombed Iranian-backed militias in Syria: Netanyahu

Israel has attacked Iranian-backed Shi’ite Muslim militias in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, casting such actions as potentially helping to stem a Syrian Sunni Muslim refugee exodus to Europe. Israeli officials have previously disclosed scores of air strikes within Syria to prevent suspected arms transfers to Lebanon’s Shi’ite Hezbollah guerrillas or Iranian…

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June 14, 2018

 

United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

The U.N. General Assembly condemned Israel on Wednesday for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians and asked U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to recommend an “international protection mechanism” for occupied Palestinian territory. The General Assembly adopted a resolution with 120 votes in favor, eight against and 45 abstentions. It was put forward in the General…

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June 14, 2018

 

Israeli forces evict settlers in West Bank land dispute case

Israeli security forces on Tuesday began evicting Jewish settlers from 15 homes which Israel’s highest court ruled were built illegally on privately-owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. Under a Supreme Court order, the 15 dwellings are to be demolished within the next few days. Hundreds of young pro-settlement activists gathered on Tuesday in…

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June 13, 2018

 

15-year-old among four killed by Israeli troops in Gaza

Israeli troops killed four Palestinians including a 15-year-old boy with live fire and tear gas at the Gaza border, medics said. Friday’s deaths bring the total number of Palestinians killed along the Gaza border to 124 since protests began on March 30, including 60 people killed in a single day last month. Israel said it…

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June 9, 2018

 

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire or tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said, while Israel said militants had attacked its forces with guns and grenades. Organizers linked the protests to annual “Jerusalem Day” events in Iran, which like Gaza’s dominant Hamas…

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June 8, 2018

 

Israel demand inquiry over ‘threats’ leading to Argentina match cancellation

Israel demanded soccer’s governing body investigate what it said were threats against Argentina players that forced them to cancel a match in Jerusalem, including Palestinian calls to burn replica shirts of Lionel Messi if he played. Palestinian soccer officials praised Argentina and their captain Messi on Wednesday for calling off the friendly match against Israel,…

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June 7, 2018

 

Messi in middle of Israel-Palestinian spat over scrapped match

The Israeli and Palestinian football associations traded accusations Wednesday over the cancellation of a World Cup warm-up match between the Jewish state and Argentina in the disputed city of Jerusalem. Israel accused the Palestinians of “football terror”, saying their threats saw Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and his team abandon what would have been Argentina’s final…

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June 7, 2018

 

Argentina cancel final World Cup warmup against Israel

Argentina have cancelled their final World Cup warmup match against Israel scheduled for this Saturday in Jerusalem, striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Tuesday. “They’ve finally done the right thing,” Higuain said in an interview with ESPN, confirming reports the game had been canceled following political pressure. The match in Jerusalem’s Teddy Kollek Stadium was to…

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June 6, 2018

 

Palestinian children request Messi to not play friendly in Jerusalem

Palestinian children have requested star Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi to not play the international friendly against Israel at Jerusalem. The children, in an open letter to the Argentinian player, said that they will be extremely disappointed if he plays in the occupied territory. “Jerusalem’s football is constructed on the graves of Palestinians,” protesters said. Palestine…

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June 5, 2018

 

Netanyahu warns Merkel of new refugee crisis sparked by Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday that Iranian meddling in the Middle East could touch off massive new refugee flows to Europe, as they clashed about the future of the nuclear deal with Tehran. At the start of a three-day European tour dominated by strategic differences on Iran, Netanyahu charged…

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June 5, 2018

 

Fans should burn Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem – Palestine FA

The Palestine Football Association chief urged fans on Sunday to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend. Twice world champions Argentina will play at Jerusalem’s Teddy Kollek Stadium on Saturday night in a World Cup warm-up match that has attracted huge…

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June 4, 2018

 

Thousands at funeral for Gaza woman as border tensions simmer

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral Saturday of a young female volunteer medic killed by Israeli fire in violence on the border in southern Gaza. Hours later, Israel said militants in the Palestinian enclave fired projectiles at the south of the country, raising fears of a fresh escalation just days after a ceasefire brought an…

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June 3, 2018

 

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

The United States vetoed Friday an Arab-backed UN draft resolution calling for measures to protect the Palestinians after more than 100 were killed by Israeli fire during protests at the border with Gaza. Ten countries including China, France and Russia voted in favor of the draft put forward by Kuwait on behalf of Arab countries…

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June 2, 2018

 

Syria’s Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned US-backed Kurdish forces he would not hesitate to use force to retake the third of the country they control. “The only problem left in Syria is the SDF,” Assad told Russia Today in an interview aired Thursday, referring to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which has spearheaded battles against…

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June 1, 2018

 
 
 
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