Israel also lifted security restrictions on southern Israeli communities after the Egyptian-mediated truce took effect late on Sunday. Honduras is considering moving its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv, a year after moving it to Jerusalem.
"Launching an attack which may be expected to incidentally kill or injure civilians, or damage civilian objects, in disproportionate manner to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated, is prohibited," she said. "Such attacks must stop."
On May 18 last year, during its 11-day bombing campaign on Gaza, Israel demolished the five-storey building housing Samir Mansour’s bookstore, the largest in the strip, reducing 100,000 books to shredded card and paper. Warned that the building
Palestinian artist Etaf al-Najili took this opportunity of the ceasefire that was announced, to use the broken walls of Gaza as her canvas.
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney, who has represented Ireland on the UN Security Council in debates on Israel, supported the motion, and condemned what he described as Israel's "manifestly unequal" treatment of the Palestinian people.
The move by Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA) and Founder and CEO of the UAE-based Kalimat Group (KG), to donate proceeds from the sales of her new book, “World Book Capital,” is truly praiseworthy.
Last weekend, Israel massed troops and tanks on its border with Gaza. As the noise of their engines echoed across the strip, an Israeli military spokesman appeared to confirm to international media that a ground operation was under way. But that was not
When an Israeli air strike targeted a security office near her home in Gaza this month, 10-year-old Zeina Dabous frantically scribbled a note and slipped it under her mother's pillow.
Saeed Al Aer, owner of Sulala Society for Training and Caring for animals, has been trawling Gaza's streets looking for abandoned dogs and cats and providing them with medication, food and shelter.
Supporters of Muna and Mohammed Al Kurd, who are twins, say their detention is part of a broader Israeli effort to halt opposition to the evictions in Sheikh Jarrah, where Jewish settlers want to move into the Al Kurds' home and others under an Israeli court ruling.