Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests – Gaza medics

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Jun 29 : Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Gaza medical officials said the boy, Yasser Abu Al-Naja and Mohammad Al-Hamayda, 24, […]

US-Israeli teen convicted in Israel for bomb threats during Trump’s rise

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, June 28 : An Israeli-American teenager was found guilty in Israel on Thursday of making about 2,000 hoax bomb threats against Jewish and other institutions in the United States and elsewhere during Donald Trump’s rise to the U.S. presidency in 2016 and 2017. The incidents stoked allegations by some American critics […]

Israel confident U.S. to keep protections in any Saudi nuclear power deal

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, June 27 : Israel’s energy minister said on Tuesday after meeting Trump administration officials he is confident that the United States will not relax non-proliferation standards in any nuclear power deal it agrees with Saudi Arabia. Israel vehemently opposes any effort by the Saudi Arabia to relax “gold standard” non-proliferation limits […]

Militants’ rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM, June 20 : Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave’s dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on Wednesday. Despite the biggest flare-up in weeks in the area, no deaths were reported. […]

Militants’ rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM, June 20 : Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave’s dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on Wednesday. Despite the biggest flare-up in weeks in the area, no deaths were reported. […]

Deaths by Israeli fire darken Eid al-Fitr holiday in Gaza

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, June 14 : Israel’s killing of at least 125 Palestinians during protests at the Gaza border is casting a shadow in the enclave on its celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Economic hardship arising from years of blockades, conflict and internal […]