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Israel-Palestine: Reversing ‘negative trends’ essential, Security Council hears

New York: While specific developments within the wider context of the conflict involving Israel and Palestine fluctuate, “the structural reality has not changed,” the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO) informed the Security Council on Tuesday.

Joe Biden reaches Israel, kicks off maiden Middle East trip

Tel Aviv/UNI: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday reached Israel, kicking off a four-day visit to the Middle East.

US reaffirms support to Israel against threat from Iran

Washington/UNI: Ahead of President Joe Biden's visit to Israel, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has reaffirmed US' support to bilateral partnership and in countering threats, including those from Iran.

Yair Lapid becomes Israel's new PM

Jerusalem: Yair Lapid has taken over as the new PM of Israel, replacing  Naftali Bennett just after a year, media reports said.

Middle East: Mounting violence leaving ‘scores of Palestinian and Israeli casualties’

New York: “High level” violence has resulted in “scores of Palestinian and Israeli casualties”, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council on Monday.

Israeli missile attack injures civilian in Syrian capital

Damascus/UNI/Xinhua: A civilian was injured in Israeli airstrikes targeting sites south of the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday morning, a Syrian military statement said.

Occupation, discrimination driving Israel-Palestine conflict, recurring violence

New York: Ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, and discrimination against Palestinians, is essential to stopping the decades-long conflict between the two sides, a new UN independent human rights body said on Tuesday.

Rights experts urge Israel to cease eviction and demolition of Bedouin village

New York: Israel must halt plans to demolish a Bedouin village in the Naqab desert that will forcibly displace hundreds of residents in a bid to expand Jewish-only settlements, two experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Friday.

Israel cancels Covid-19 tests for inbound travelers

Jerusalem: Foreign nationals flying to Israel will no longer be required to take a coronavirus test before boarding, the Israeli Ministry of Health said.

Israel: Three people die in suspected terror attack

Elad: At least three people died in a suspected terror attack in Israelic ity of Elad on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.

Rights experts call for action to address rising violence in Israel and occupied Palestinian territory

New York: The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Friday called for a probe into Israel’s response to the escalating violence surrounding the Al Asqa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

45 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers

Gaza: Forty-five Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank since Friday morning, the Red Crescent said.

Israel carries out airstrikes on military facilities in Gaza Strip

Gaza/UNI/Sputnik: The Israeli Air Force has struck several military facilities of the Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the site.

Israel’s occupation of Palestinian Territory is ‘apartheid’: UN rights expert

New York: Calling on the international community to accept and adopt the recent findings in his report, an independent human rights expert said on Friday that “apartheid is being practiced by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory”.

Israel: Cyberattack crashes government sites

Tel Aviv: Several Israeli government websites crashed, including those for the Prime Minister's Office, ministries of health, interior, justice and welfare in what has been described as the largest-ever cyberattack carried out against Israel, Haaretz reported on Tuesday.