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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Israel and Palestine


Israel says it's targeting Hamas' cryptocurrency accounts

July 09, 2021 12:45 pm

Israel defense ministry alleges that Hamas has been waging an online campaign to raise cryptocurrency donations for its military wing, efforts that accelerated after the 11-day Gaza war in May.

Palestinians, settlers clash in tense Jerusalem neighbourhood

June 22, 2021 2:27 pm

The threatened evictions of Palestinians fuelled protests and clashes in the runup to last month's 11-day Gaza war and pose a test for Israel's new governing coalition

Benjamin Netanyahu, ‘King of Israel,’ exits a stage he dominated

June 14, 2021 12:54 pm

Israel’s longest-serving prime minister was a polarizing figure who sidelined efforts to resolve the Palestinian conflict but opened relations with four Arab countries.

Two Palestinian officers reported killed in West Bank shootout

June 10, 2021 12:15 pm

Online video appears to show Palestinian officers taking cover behind a vehicle as gunshots are heard in the background. One shouts that they are exchanging fire with Israeli "undercover" forces.

Israeli police allow Jews to visit flashpoint Jerusalem site

May 23, 2021 4:01 pm

The Waqf said police cleared young Palestinians out of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and barred entry to Muslims under the age of 45.

'Gaza at breaking point', 'may curb Israel's economic recovery': The cost of 11-day hostilities

May 21, 2021 11:34 am

Officials state that basic supplies and power are running low in Gaza whereas, Israel's manufacturers have said that the loss to the economy between May 11-13 reached $166 million.

Israeli police clash with Palestinian crowd in Jerusalem

April 19, 2021 11:12 am

The move has angered Muslims who like to meet at the plaza to pass the Ramadan nights after the daily dawn-to-dusk fast ends. Police accuse the crowds of disorderly conduct and throwing stones at security forces.

Israel arrests Palestinian official in east Jerusalem

April 03, 2020 2:26 pm

Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally.

At least two Palestinians killed, 16 Israelis hurt in violence over Trump plan

February 07, 2020 3:21 pm

Palestinians have launched mortar fire, rockets and balloon-borne explosives into Israel, causing panic but no serious casualties. Israel has carried out nightly air strikes against sites belonging to Gaza's ruling Hamas Islamists.

EU slams Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan

February 05, 2020 10:21 am

An official statement says the proposal 'departs from' international agreements on the Israel-Palestine conflict. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell also urged both sides to 're-engage' in negotiations.


Israel police clashed with Palestinians, the holiest night of Ramadan

May 09, 2021 2:12 pm

The Palestinian protesters and Israel police were both injured during the clash, this further worsened the religious unrest between the two groups.