Israel and the Hamas-run Gaza strip are about as close to outright war as they have been since the cessation of 2014’s Operation Protective Edge. Tensions have been high for several weeks, but the temperature was raised significantly earlier today following the launch of two rockets just before 3:40 a.m., including a long-range missile, fired… Read more »
When a high-ranking leader in the Palestinian Authority made a statement directly contradicting what he declared to the global media just three weeks ago, the question changes from “did he lie?” to “which time was he lying?” Considering the plethora of important Palestinian policies he has commented on, the question takes on enormous importance.
The IDF announced they destroyed a Hamas tunnel from Gaza on Thursday morning that crossed over the border. The tunnel, more than half a mile long, infiltrated more than 200 yards into Israel. The purpose of such tunnels is to launch attacks from inside against Israeli civilians. This is the 15th such tunnel the IDF destroyed this year.
The situation in the Hamas-run enclave is deteriorating and come on the back of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Administration’s decision to defund the agency. There were claims that the
In an ironic twist of fate, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the dedicated overseas staffers received credible death threats and threats of violence. The officials were also said to have been harassed by employees of the agency.