The shooting came as tensions are at a fever pitch following a series of Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip that killed three senior Islamic Jihad militants and 10 others — most of them women and children — on Tuesday.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) called on Israeli authorities to halt escalation and avoid exacerbating tension and instability in the region.
A state-run Egyptian TV station announced that Egypt, a frequent mediator between the sides, had brokered a cease-fire. But the truce efforts appeared to falter as fighting intensified late on Wednesday, with neither side showing any sign of backing down.
Israeli fighter jets continued intensive airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a third day in a row in response to rockets fired towards Israel, leaving 28 Palestinians killed and 93 injured.
The UAE has strongly condemned Israel's decision to allow resettlements in the areas of north West Bank and authorise new settlement units in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The question that is on everyone’s mind is whether United States’ Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Tel Aviv and Ramallah and his meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday and Tuesday will help in lowering the tension between the Israelis
It was an embarrassing turnaround for the United States’ famous Harvard University. It had refused to grant a fellowship to former Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth at the Kennedy School’s Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy because dean of Kennedy School Doug Helmendorf said that Roth was biased
Israel’s National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir’s provocative visit to Al Aqsa Mosque compund, the third holiest Islamic shrine, on Tuesday evoked condemnation from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, apart from the Palestinian leaders. The far-right Jewish politician wrote on his Twitter account that the
Israel claimed that it killed an Islamic Jihad commander in a daytime attack in Gaza City on Friday, targeting a high-rise building. The Islamic Jihad commander who was killed in the attack on the Palestine Tower was Taysir al-Jabari. It said that it was a targeted attack. It also bombed five houses, saying the targets were Islamic