The World Health Organization has revealed that Israel delayed about half of those seeking to exit the Gaza Strip to be treated in Israeli hospitals in May, with similar statistics for the preceding months.
“Hamas leaders believe that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing for a military operation in the Gaza Strip to distract attention from police investigations against him,” writes Shlomi Eldar.
Russia’s recent steps to further its rapprochement with Hamas are connected to its existing alliance with Iran and the overall situation in the region.
President Donald Trump is preparing to send a delegation of senior officials to Israel, the Palestinian Authority and several Arab states in an effort to renew the peace process.
A former leader of Israel’s National Security Council defended U.S. National Security Adviser Herbert Raymond McMaster against claims that the American general is hostile to Israel.
Aerial footage reveals that part of the campus of a school in the West Bank settlement of Efrat was built on privately owned Palestinian land. The footage was obtained and analyzed by a civil-society organization that monitors land ownership in the West Bank.
The role and involvement of JNF in establishing and expanding settlements in the West Bank remains far from the public eye.
Newly-released video shows Israeli security forces storming an East Jerusalem hospital in late July, as they tried to prevent doctors from bringing a wounded Palestinian into surgery.
Former Attorney General Michael Ben Yair, whose former family home in Jerusalem is now occupied by Palestinians facing eviction, says he will reclaim the property in order to legally hand it over to them.
A 19-year-old Jewish extremist, arrested in June and placed under administrative detention, is to be released on August 19. Documents revealed during the hearing show that security agencies believe Nativ took a leading part in a number of acts of vandalism, including setting fire to Palestinian cars at Hawara and Burin, and puncturing tires near diplomatic offices and international agencies in Israel, including the Spanish Consulate and the United Nations in Jerusalem.
The Greek Orthodox patriarch in the Holy Land announced Saturday that his church will appeal an Israeli court decision that approved the sale of prime church property to companies representing Jews seeking to expand their presence in Jerusalem’s Old City.
Prosecutors charged a man from central Israel Monday with incitement to violence and racism over Facebook posts three years ago that called for an Arab Holocaust and burning Arab people alive.
New Labor Party chairman Avi Gabbay intends to reserve two slots in Labor’s top 10 for candidates of his choosing who would not have to run in the party’s primary, Gabbay said in recent conversations with top party officials.
A Knesset lawmaker said Sunday he will set up his office outside an entrance to the Temple Mount in protest of an ongoing ban against MKs visiting the holy site in the Old City of Jerusalem, imposed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social media and news websites – the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank – with a vaguely worded decree that critics say allows his government to jail anyone on charges of harming “national unity” or the “social fabric.”