Palestinian president, Israeli defence minister hold rare talks amid violent clashes along Gaza border
Defence Minister Benny Gantz met Abbas in Ramallah late Sunday for what were reportedly the first direct talks between an Israeli cabinet member and the 86-year-old Palestinian leader in several years
Hamas had called a protest on Saturday to mark the burning 52 years ago of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third-holiest site in Islam.
The violence is the first flare-up since a ceasefire came into place in May, after 11 days of fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas claimed 260 Palestinian lives
The Israeli air force bombed the 12-story al-Jalaa tower on 15 May, roughly an hour after ordering all occupants to evacuate
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Netanyahu, 71, who faces trial on fraud, bribery and breach of trust charges, has held onto power through four inconclusive elections in under two years
During 11 days of fighting this month between Israel and Hamas, at least 67 children under age 18 were killed in Gaza and 2 in Israel, according to initial reports
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Benjamin Netanyahu terms UN Human Rights Council decision to probe abuses in Palestinian areas as 'shameful'
The UNHRC is set for an open-ended international investigation into violations committed during the latest Gaza violence, and 'systematic' abuse in Palestine
Blinken's visit to Israel comes as the ceasefire holds but tensions simmer in Israel and the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories
The United Nations estimates that about 1,000 homes were destroyed in the 11-day war that ended last Friday. Lynn Hastings, the UN humanitarian coordinator for the region, said hundreds of additional housing units were damaged so badly they are likely uninhabitable.
Gazans take pride in their seafood, and the return of fishing buoyed hopes that the ceasefire will hold.
Misery at heart of Israel-Gaza conflict: For millions of Palestinians, routine indignities are part of daily life
Palestinians routinely experience exasperating impossibilities and petty humiliations, bureaucratic controls that force agonising choices, and the fragility and cruelty of life under military rule
Israel-Gaza conflict: In first statement since 10 May, UN Security Council calls for full 'adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
The US delegation backed the statement only after a paragraph condemning the violence — a sensitive issue since it raised the question of blame — was removed
Gaza remains highly vulnerable to an outbreak, with less than 4 percent of its population fully or partially vaccinated
Hours after the ceasefire took effect, thousands of Palestinians in the Al-Aqsa compound chanted against Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and his self-rule government
After a year when public assembly has been mostly outright banned, the idea of presence is key in several exhibits.
Benjamin Netanyahu hails Israel's Gaza operation as 'exceptional success' after ceasefire comes into effect
Claiming that Israel's strikes had killed '200 terrorists', Netanyahu said that the campaign had primarily targeted Hamas, the group that controls Gaza
The session, planned for next Thursday, will address "the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem," the council said in a statement
Gaza conflict stokes ‘identity crisis’ for young American Jews as pro-Palestine sentiments overtake activist spaces
Some young, liberal Jewish activists have found common cause with Black Lives Matter, which explicitly advocates for Palestinian liberation, concerning others who see that allegiance as anti-Semitic