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Israel-Gaza End Ceasefire: Airstrikes, incendiary balloons fired at each other

Israel launched air strikes on the Gaza Strip, in retaliation for incendiary balloons fired from the territory. Loud explosions were heard in Gaza City in the early hours of Wednesday. Several balloons were sent from Gaza into Israel earlier on Tuesday causing multiple fires, Israeli fire service said. It is the first major flare-up since […]

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Excavators in Israel discover 1000-year-old chicken egg in the city of Yavne

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a 1000-year-old chicken egg during their recent excavation operation in the city of Yavne. According to reports, the egg was discovered from a Byzantine-era industrial complex. The most fascinating part about this egg discovery is the fact that it was discovered surrounded by human faeces in an ancient cesspit. Sharing […]

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Israeli security personnel disguising as Palestinians kill at least 3 Palestinians

Israeli security personnel shot dead at least three Palestinians, including two Palestinian Authority (PA) military intelligence officers, in a predawn raid in the city of Jenin in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian authorities said on Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry identified the two officers as Adham Yasser Alawi, 23, and Tayseer Issa, 32, the Palestinian […]

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Israeli military shutdown Palestinian health workers’ union headquarters in Ramallah

Israeli army forces raided the Palestinian Union of Health Workers Committee (UHWC) headquarters in Ramallah on Wednesday, breaking down the door, confiscating computers and memory drives, and issuing a military order forcing the office to close for six months. Israel’s move to shut down a key healthcare body in the occupied territories will have “catastrophic […]

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Israeli police detained two prominent Palestinian activists from East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah

Israeli police detained two prominent Palestinian activists on Sunday who have become the faces of a campaign to halt Palestinian evictions from the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Muna El-Kurd, 23, whose family faces eviction from their home in Sheikh Jarrah after Jewish settlers won an Israeli court ruling, handcuffed and being escorted from her […]

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Israeli foreign minister arrived in Egypt for Gaza ‘permanent ceasefire’ talks

Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi arrived in Cairo on Sunday to discuss with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry the establishment of a “permanent ceasefire” between Israel and Hamas, the group that governs the besieged Gaza Strip. Ashkenazi tweeted in Arabic, English and Hebrew that his Cairo trip is “the first formal visit of an Israeli […]

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Israel’s attack on Gaza may constitute ‘war crime’: UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet

The United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has said Israel’s recent attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip that killed more than 200 Palestinians may constitute “war crimes” if they are shown to be disproportionate. Bachelet’s comments on Thursday came as she opened a special session of the UN Human Rights Council, called at the […]

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Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire comes into effect, ending 11-day fighting after more than 240 deaths

A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian military group Hamas has come into effect. The ceasefire began early on Friday, bringing to an end 11 days of bombardment in which more than 240 people have died, most of them in Gaza. Both Israel and Hamas have claimed victory in the conflict. On Thursday more than […]

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Biden’s tone with Netanyahu turns ‘sharper’ for ceasefire amidst increased pressure and criticism

US President Joe Biden has urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to de-escalate tensions in the Gaza conflict “on the path” to a ceasefire. “The two leaders had a detailed discussion on the state of events in Gaza, Israel’s progress in degrading the capabilities of Hamas and other terrorist elements, and ongoing diplomatic efforts by […]

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‘Bombardment by Israeli defence forces in Gaza is shocking’: UN chief urges immediate ceasefire

The fighting in the Middle East must stop immediately, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at a UN General Assembly meeting on Thursday. “The past ten days have witnessed a dangerous and horrific surge in deadly violence in the occupied Palestinian territory, particularly Gaza, and in Israel,” Guterres told the meeting called by the Organisation […]

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Israel-Palestine Conflict: Joe Biden expresses support for ceasefire after increased pressure and criticism

United States President Joe Biden has conveyed his support for a ceasefire after increased pressure from activists and his own Democratic Party over Israel’s continued bombardment on Gaza. In a statement on Monday, the White House said Biden “expressed his support for a ceasefire and discussed US engagement with Egypt and other partners towards that […]

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Israeli military air attack bombs Qatari Red Crescent’s Gaza office

Israeli military hit the Qatari Red Crescent Society (QRCS) office in Gaza, killing two Palestinians and wounding 10 others. The organisation tweeted that its offices were attacked “by the Israeli occupation forces” on Monday. “The Qatar Red Crescent condemns the targeting of its headquarters in Gaza [and] reaffirms the need to allow relief teams to […]