Israeli-Palestinian conflict

UN Security Council meets on Gaza flareup

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss the escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip but there was no agreement on how to address the crisis, diplomats said. Kuwait and Bolivia requested the meeting following …

Israel reopens border crossings to Gaza

Israel opened the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and the Erez crossing with Gaza, just four days after shuttering them following a Palestinian rocket attack that sparked retaliatory strikes. The move followed efforts to prevent an …

Russia and Israel discuss situation in Syria

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin held a meeting with Israeli Ambassador to Russia Gary Koren on July 4, according to the press release posted on the website of the Russian foreign …

Iranians start anti-Israel rallies

Thousands of Shiite Muslims marched in the capitals of Iran and Iraq today to mark "Jerusalem Day," in an annual protest against Israeli rule over the holy city and show of support for the Palestinians.  Later on Friday, …

Hamas-Israel ceasefire holds after night of violence

A ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel appears to be holding following one of the worst days in violence in the Gaza Strip since the 2014 Gaza war. Hamas said that armed groups in the Gaza Strip had agreed to a deal with Israel …