After 11 days of fighting, Israel and the terrorist group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire starting at dawn on Friday, May 21, it was announced.
The Organization of American States (OAS) Monday added the Palestinian Islamist organization Hamas -founded in 1987- to the list of terrorist groups, following its recent rocket attacks against Israel, it was announced in Washington DC.
Israel was still pounding Hamas positions inside the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Monday morning, just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that there was no end in sight to the operations.
Israeli intelligence officials planned to transfer tens of thousands of Palestinians to Paraguay as part of a secret plan to tighten Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, according to newly discovered documents. A journalist from Israel’s state broadcaster, KAN, made the discovery in minutes of an Israeli cabinet meeting in 1969.
The football match between the national teams of Argentina and Uruguay scheduled for next Monday in Tel Aviv is still on as planned, Argentine Football Association (AFA) sources consulted by the press Tuesday.
A senior Palestinian official on Friday condemned Brazilian far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's announcement that he would move his country's Israel embassy to Jerusalem.
Wounded by a bullet yesterday by Israeli soldiers during protests near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja has died, according to a statement from the health minister of the Palestinian enclave. Murtaja worked as a photographer for the Ain Media agency, based in Gaza.
United States president Donald Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Earlier this month, Mr Trump took that step amid international criticism.
PM Theresa May is to host her Israeli counterpart as part of events marking the centenary of a British pledge which paved the way for Israel's creation. Benjamin Netanyahu's visit comes on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration of British support for a Jewish national home in Palestine.
Palestinian firefighters and trucks and firefighting aircraft from Turkey, Greece, Croatia and Russia joined the operation to put down the flames. For four days, Israel has fought in its entire territory dozens of fires that spread thanks to a great drought and strong winds.