GAZA, Jan 13 – An Israeli aircraft attacked a group of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday who the military said planned to detonate a bomb at the border with Israel, and Palestinian hospital officials said one man was killed. Local residents in the Hamas Islamist-run enclave said the incident occurred on a beach
BY Maher Abukhater WEB EXCLUSIVE JERUSALEM – Israel destroyed two homes on Monday of Palestinians involved in attacking and killing Israelis almost three months ago. A large number of Israeli police personnel surrounded Jabal al-Mukaber neighborhood of East Jerusalem since early morning and proceeded to destroy homes for the Elyan and Abu Jamal families. Bahaa Elyan
JERUSALEM, Dec 27 – Israeli security forces said they shot dead two Palestinian assailants on Saturday in separate incidents in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, as 12 weeks of heightened violence showed no sign of abating. Since the start of October, Israeli forces or armed civilians have killed at least 128 Palestinians, 79 of
By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Video footage of Jewish zealots mocking the death by arson of a Palestinian baby has sparked outrage in Israel, even as some on the far right saw in the leak a possible bid to justify tough interrogation of suspects in the killing. Aired on Israel’s Channel 10
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Dec 22 – Tear gas grenades were thrown into a Palestinian home on Tuesday in what Israeli police believe was an attack by Jewish militants angered by the detention of comrades suspected of killing a Palestinian toddler and his parents in July. No one was hurt in the incident overnight in
By Maher Abukhater RAMALLAH – Two Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli forces early on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to ram their cars into the soldiers during an army operation in Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem. Residents said the Israeli forces entered the camp to arrest activists shortly after midnight. In the process, Israeli soldiers
JERUSALEM, Dec 14 (Reuters) – A Palestinian motorist rammed into a bus stop in Jerusalem on Monday, injuring at least 11 people before he was shot dead, Israeli police said, in the latest in a surge of street attacks. A campaign of stabbings, shootings and car-rammings by Palestinians has killed 19 Israelis and a U.S.
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – Israel threatened on Monday to review its cooperation with European Union projects that benefit Palestinians in the West Bank, citing the bloc’s labelling of exports from Jewish settlements in the Israeli-occupied territory. The Israeli Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday that Israel was suspending its contacts with European
Russian involvement in Syria welcomed by Hezbollah BY Nour Samaha “The Russians have made it clear to the Israelis there are certain areas [the Israelis] cannot operate in, especially around Latakia.” Twirling his cigarette between his fingers, Ali (not his real name) took a long drag before smiling and said: “We were comfortable before they even
Israel’s treatment of Africans is nothing short of criminal By Gideon Levy Haftom Zarhum, a 29-year-old Eritrean, needed to renew his work visa. As an asylum seeker who had come to Israel through Egypt from his home country, he was one of the more fortunate of his compatriots as he had a job in Israel.