A prominent Palestinian hunger striker dies in Israeli detention

Jerusalem (AFP) – A prominent Palestinian prisoner died in Israeli custody on Tuesday after a nearly three-month hunger strike, the Israeli Prison Service announced, prompting a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip and raising fears of further escalation. Khader Adnan, a leader in the Islamic Jihad movement, launched long-running hunger strikes more than a … Read more

Tensions escalated around the shrine of Jerusalem after the Syrian missiles

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli warplanes and artillery pounded targets in Syria following a rare rocket fire from the northeastern neighbour, as tensions between Jews and Muslims came to a head Sunday at a precarious shrine in Jerusalem with simultaneous religious rituals. Thousands of Jewish worshipers gathered at the city’s Western Wall, the holiest place Jews … Read more

Attacks in Israel and the West Bank kill 3 in spiraling violence

Palestinian assailants carried out two attacks on Friday, killing three people and wounding at least six, officials said, as tensions rose after days of fighting at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Earlier in the day, retaliatory Israeli air strikes hit Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, raising fears of a broader conflict. Israeli authorities said an … Read more

Israel strikes Gaza and Netanyahu vows to exact a ‘heavy price’

Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israeli army pounded targets in the Gaza Strip as Palestinian militants fired a barrage of rockets into southern Israel early Friday, as the region verged on war after two days of unrest at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site and a rare missile. attack from neighboring Lebanon. The fighting comes at a … Read more

The Saudi settlement with Iran worries Israel and shakes the Center East

Jerusalem (AFP) – Information of a rapprochement between longtime regional opponents Saudi Arabia and Iran despatched surprise waves around the Center East on Saturday and dealt a symbolic blow to Israeli High Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has made the danger posed by way of Tehran public. The primacy of international relations and private campaign. The … Read more

10 Palestinians have been killed and dozens injured in an Israeli raid within the West Financial institution

NABLUS, West Financial institution (AP) – Israeli forces on Wednesday entered a big Palestinian town within the occupied West Financial institution in an extraordinary daylight hours arrest operation, sparking combating that left a minimum of 10 Palestinians useless and dozens wounded. The raid, which lowered a construction to rubble and left a string of stores … Read more