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Seeking new funds, Gaza's Hamas impose a slew of new taxes
World

Seeking new funds, Gaza's Hamas impose a slew of new taxes

The move by the militant group comes at a time when Gaza's 2.3 million people are suffering not only from a 15-year Israeli-Egyptian blockade, but also from a new jump in prices caused by global supply-chain issues and the Russian invasion of Ukraine

PFI threat: Why India should not underestimate Muslim Brotherhood's tentacles
Opinion

PFI threat: Why India should not underestimate Muslim Brotherhood's tentacles

The government of India cannot afford to remain indifferent to the grave danger PFI poses to national security

Israel strikes Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire from Palestinian territory
World

Israel strikes Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire from Palestinian territory

The Israel Defense Forces said that the IDF fighter jets struck a military site in the central Gaza Strip, which belongs to the Hamas

Jerusalem on high alert ahead of Israeli 'flag march'
World

Jerusalem on high alert ahead of Israeli 'flag march'

Clashes surrounding the Jewish calendar date for Jerusalem Day last year led to an 11-day conflict after Hamas fired rockets at Israel, prompting Israel to launch strikes in response

Israel closes crossing to Gaza workers after Hamas rocket attacks
World

Israel closes crossing to Gaza workers after Hamas rocket attacks

Israel said Palestinian militants fired two rockets late Friday, with one landing in an open area inside Israel and the other falling inside Gaza.

Israel Air Force and Palestine militants trade fire across Gaza as clashes intensify at Jerusalem
World

Israel Air Force and Palestine militants trade fire across Gaza as clashes intensify at Jerusalem

Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward Israel from the Gaza Strip late Wednesday and early Thursday, and Israeli aircraft hit militant targets in the seaside, Hamas-ruled enclave

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire as Mideast tensions mount
World

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire as Mideast tensions mount

Israel holds the Hamas militant group that rules Gaza responsible for all rocket fire and typically responds with airstrikes within hours

Israel 'on offensive' after Tel Aviv attacks, launches West Bank raids
World

Israel 'on offensive' after Tel Aviv attacks, launches West Bank raids

Following Thursday's attack, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has given security agencies ‘full freedom’ to end the deadly violence, warning that ‘there are not and will not be limits for this war’

Israel: 2 killed, several injured in shooting in crowded central Tel Aviv; Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome the attack
World

Israel: 2 killed, several injured in shooting in crowded central Tel Aviv; Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome the attack

Police spokesman Baruch Honig said more than 1,000 policemen were deployed in Tel Aviv. They cordoned off the scene of the attack, asking people to stay indoors "while they track down suspects"

In Gaza, local businesses find ways to cash in on rubble left by years of conflict
World

In Gaza, local businesses find ways to cash in on rubble left by years of conflict

The United Nations Development Program says it worked with the local private sector to remove some 2.5 million metric tons of rubble left behind from wars in 2009, 2012 and 2014

Israeli jets hit militant targets in Gaza after rocket fire; no immediate reports on possible casualties
World

Israeli jets hit militant targets in Gaza after rocket fire; no immediate reports on possible casualties

It is, however, not clear whether the rockets were meant to hit Israel, but Gaza-based militant groups often test-fire missiles toward the sea. There were no reports of casualties from Saturday's rocket launches

Israel pounds Gaza after border clashes between troops, Palestinian protesters leave dozens injured
World

Israel pounds Gaza after border clashes between troops, Palestinian protesters leave dozens injured

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.

Israel claims Hamas tried to disrupt Iron Dome from Gaza tower that housed news outlets
World

Israel claims Hamas tried to disrupt Iron Dome from Gaza tower that housed news outlets

The Israeli air force bombed the 12-story al-Jalaa tower on 15 May, roughly an hour after ordering all occupants to evacuate

Israel's Opposition inches closer to forming coalition to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
World

Israel's Opposition inches closer to forming coalition to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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

Benjamin Netanyahu terms UN Human Rights Council decision to probe abuses in Palestinian areas as 'shameful'
World

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

US top diplomat Antony Blinken vows support for Gaza truce but no 'benefit' for Hamas
World

US top diplomat Antony Blinken vows support for Gaza truce but no 'benefit' for Hamas

Blinken's visit to Israel comes as the ceasefire holds but tensions simmer in Israel and the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories

Israel-Hamas ceasefire: Officials worry recent fighting in Gaza could lead to COVID-19 spike
World

Israel-Hamas ceasefire: Officials worry recent fighting in Gaza could lead to COVID-19 spike

Gaza remains highly vulnerable to an outbreak, with less than 4 percent of its population fully or partially vaccinated

Egyptian mediators hold talks to make Israel-Hamas ceasefire concrete; over 250 dead in latest war
World

Egyptian mediators hold talks to make Israel-Hamas ceasefire concrete; over 250 dead in latest war

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

Benjamin Netanyahu hails Israel's Gaza operation as 'exceptional success' after ceasefire comes into effect
World

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

Israel and Hamas agree to end brief but bloody war that reverberated across the world
World

Israel and Hamas agree to end brief but bloody war that reverberated across the world

The miniwar was the worst in Gaza since a 2014 battle that lasted seven weeks, included an Israeli ground invasion and killed about 2,200 people, mostly Palestinians.