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Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket firing

Gaza: Israeli fighter jets carried out a series of airstrikes on facilities belonging to militant groups in the Gaza Strip in response to rockets fired from the coastal enclave, Palestinian eyewitnesses said.

Israel: twin blasts rock Jerusalem, one die

Jerusalem: Two blasts rocked Israel's Jerusalem city on Wednesday which left at least one person dead and 14 others hurt, media reports said.

Israel and Palestine must take steps to ‘restore calm’ in occupied West Bank

New York: With daily violence spiralling out of control in the occupied West Bank, leaders in both Israel and Palestine need to take steps to restore calm as best they can, “with the full support of the international community”, said the UN’s top official in the region on Friday.

Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territory, tantamount to ‘settler-colonialism’: UN expert

New York: Israel’s occupation is illegal and indistinguishable from a “settler-colonial” situation, which must end, as a pre-condition for Palestinians to exercise their right to self-determination, the UN’s independent expert on the occupied Palestinian territory said on Thursday.

Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory illegal: UN rights commission

New York: Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory is unlawful under international law due to its permanence and the Israeli government’s de facto annexation policies, a UN-appointed Commission of Inquiry said in its first report, published on Thursday.

Australia reverses recognition of Western Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Canberra: Australia has reversed a decision made four years ago to recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Iran blames unrest on US, Israel

Tehran: Iran's supreme leader has blamed the US and Israel for the protests sweeping the country following the death of a woman in police custody.

Israel-Palestine: ‘Meaningful initiatives’ needed soon, to reverse current course

New York: The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council on Wednesday, that since the adoption in December 2016 of resolution 2334, which demands Israel stop building new settlements on Palestinian land, there’s been “little progress” implementing it.

Israeli Prime Minister Lapid backs two-State solution

New York: Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday said a two-State solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was “the right thing” for Israel, but he cautioned that a future Palestinian state must not be “another terror base”.

Israel: One civilian, six soldiers injured in bus attack

Jerusalem/UNI: One soldier was seriously wounded, five other soldiers and one civilian were lightly wounded in an attack on a bus with passengers near the Jordan Valley in Israel, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said on Sunday.

Israeli suppression of Palestinian rights organizations ‘illegal and unacceptable’

New York: Twenty-four UN-appointed independent human rights experts condemned on Wednesday, Israel’s escalating attacks against Palestinian civil society in the occupied West Bank, describing it as “illegal and unacceptable”.

Fresh Israel-Palestinian Islamic Jihad truce prevents ‘full-scale war’

New York: After three days of deadly fighting, the Security Council held an emergency meeting on Monday to assess a fragile truce between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza.

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.