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Three rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel: Military

Israeli media reported that shrapnel from the Iron Dome defence system landed on the patio of a house. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Israeli warplanes strike in east Gaza after rocket hits town

Early Thursday, the Israeli military said fighter jets targeted an underground Hamas tunnel in Gaza after air defenses intercepted an incoming rocket.


Pregnant mother, her 14-month-old girl killed in Israeli airstrikes across Gaza strip

Palestinian militants have fired over 250 rockets into Israel, drawing dozens of retaliatory airstrikes on targets across the Gaza Strip in a round of intense fighting that broke a monthlong lull between the bitter enemies.

Forty years ago, March 12, 1979: Peace In Palestine

The Palestinian issue, one of a handful that has stalemated completion of a treaty between Egypt and Israel for four months, appears to be the principal obstacle: The question is whether the treaty terms should specify when Palestinian self-rule should be implemented.

US closes Jerusalem consulate, merges Palestinian affairs with Embassy to Israel

For decades, the consulate functioned as a de facto embassy to the Palestinians. Now, that outreach will be handled by a Palestinian affairs unit, under the command of the embassy.

Risk of Israeli-Palestinian war looms large, says UN Mideast envoy

UN Mideast Nikolay Mladenov said leaders and the international community must be committed to support Israelis and Palestinians to reach a peace deal based on UN resolutions and bilateral agreements.


Israel enacts law to freeze Palestinian funds equal to prisoners' stipends

The 120-seat parliament voted 87-15 in favour of the legislation that orders holding back part of the roughly $130 million in tax revenues that Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinians each month under interim peace agreements.

Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from Gaza

Israeli warplanes struck Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants there fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities on Wednesday, the military said.

PM Modi can establish peace between Palestine and Israel: Najma Heptulla

"The respect he (Narendra Modi) received in Palestine shows that he is accepted as a world leader," Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla said

Donald Trump declares Jerusalem Israeli capital, Benjamin Netanyahu hails decision as 'important step toward peace'

Israelis and Palestinians reacted in starkly different terms. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Trump's announcement as an "important step toward peace,'' and Israeli opposition leaders echoed his praise.