Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Pompeo comments on Trump’s statement on Golan Heights

The head of the US Department of State, Mike Pompeo, said that Washington’s intention to recognize the Golan Heights as an Israeli territory amid the situation with Crimea is not a policy of double standards. According to him, the …

 Israel attacks Gaza in response for Tel Aviv attack

The Israeli military hit about 100 targets in the Gaza Strip today in response to a missile attack on Tel Aviv on Thursday evening, the press service of the Israel Defense Forces reported. "In response to the missile attack out of …

Israeli troops kill Palestinian during Gaza protests

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, the Palestinian health ministry said, after days of rising tensions along the frontier, Reuters reported. …

U.S. closes embassy in Jerusalem

The United States consulate in Jerusalem will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel today, the State Department said. The decision to create a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem was announced last October by Secretary of …

Arab League accuses Iran and Turkey of meddling

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit accused Iran and Turkey of meddling in the Middle East conflicts. "We [together with the European Union] are sharing concerns over the ongoing military …

Israel strikes Hamas-linked sites in Gaza

Israeli army shelled two surveillance towers affiliated with the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, in the northern Gaza Strip Sunday overnight. The Gaza Health Ministry said that seven Palestinian demonstrators …

Israel attacks Hamas target in Gaza

The Israeli military has deployed a helicopter to attack Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip, in retaliation to an earlier rocket attack on Israeli territory. "In response, an IDF attack helicopter targeted a Hamas military …