Hamas and Israel reportedly reach ceasefire after violent exchange near Gaza left 3 dead

Ariel Schalit Israel and Hamas reportedly reached an uneasy ceasefire after a fiery night of rockets and bombings left three people dead and several others injured in Israel and near Gaza.  A pregnant Palestinian woman and her 18-month-old child were killed in Israeli airstrikes, while seven Israelis were wounded by Gaza rocket fire. The United […]

Israel strikes 140 Gaza targets in response to 150 Hamas rockets (VIDEO)

The IDF has conducted another series of air strikes against at least 20 alleged Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, after the militant group fired over 150 projectiles into southern Israel. “IDF fighter jets targeted over 20 terror sites in military compounds and in a Hamas training camp. Among the sites targeted were a weapons […]

More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes

Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that mounting violence began on Wednesday after militants shot at an IDF vehicle in Gaza. In response, Israel responded with tank fire, which […]

Israel blocks fuel, gas supplies to Gaza in response to incendiary kites

Israel blocked supplies of fuel and gas to Gaza on Thursday in response to the continued sending of incendiary kites across the border, according to Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The measure will affect the Palestinian enclave which already suffers power cuts, especially for hospitals, AFP reported. The crackdown comes in response to “the pursuit of […]

Russia thanks Israel for striking ISIS inside Syria

The Russian military has thanked their Israeli counterparts for striking Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist positions inside Syria, after IS fighters tried to draw IDF fire on Syrian army positions by launching rockets into Israel. “A targeted strike by IDF jets and artillery promptly destroyed ISIS terrorists and their rocket launchers,” the Russian defense […]

Israel helping move 800 White Helmets out of Syria via Jordan – report

Some 800 members of the controversial Western-backed White Helmets will be brought to Jordan through Israel to be reportedly resettled later in the UK, Canada, and Germany. The UN is overseeing the exodus. Hundreds of the self-described aid workers, who operate exclusively in rebel-held areas, have crossed into Israel from southwestern Syria overnight on Sunday, […]

Israel pounds targets in Gaza, intercepts Hamas missiles

A vehicle and two Hamas “observation posts” have been targeted and destroyed by Israeli Defense Forces, while the Iron Dome anti-missile system has intercepted at least three rockets fired at Israel from Gaza. A “barrage of projectiles” was launched towards southern Israel after IAF aircraft and IDF tanks shelled the militant organization’s targets inside the […]

‘Take it or leave it:’ Israel proposes building goods port for Gaza in Cyprus – report

Tel Aviv has discussed the establishment of a seaport for the Gaza Strip in Cyprus, Israeli media reports. Israel’s proposal, now being considered by Nicosia, comes after it has actually maintained a blockade of Gaza for years. The alleged ‘good will’ initiative is, however, far from being without conditions. The establishment of a port would […]

Argentina pulls out of pre-World Cup friendly with Israel in Jerusalem amid Palestinian outcry

A friendly match between the Argentinian and Israeli squads, set to take place in Jerusalem on Saturday, was nixed after Palestinians called out the team for “whitewashing” Israeli occupation and the crackdown against protesters. Pressure for the football match to be cancelled has been rising since last week, with Palestinian activists staging protests near the […]

US envoy to Israel trying to ‘bully’ and ‘gaslight’ media – Israeli journalist to RT

The US ambassador to Israel is trying to “bully” media into not reporting on Gaza atrocities, and to control the spin on events, an Israeli journalist told RT after the infamous comment on reporters keeping their “mouths shut.” Journalist David Sheen was responding to a speech made by the American Ambassador to Israel David M. […]