The Obama administration said Monday it was reviewing its annual $440 million aid package to the Palestinians because of their effort to join the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.
An American Christian who faces charges in Israel of trying to blow up Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem denies the charges, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Palestinian Authority president demands a withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian territories, says his people will never support “the Jewish State.”
Israel’s prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue.
Israeli police said four worshipers were killed and six wounded on Tuesday in an attack on a synagogue in an ultra-orthodox Jewish neighborhood in west Jerusalem.
The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a “religious war” by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.
The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.
Israel said a new cease-fire with the militant Hamas group was holding in the Gaza Strip Monday morning, a day after the two sides agreed to resume talks in Cairo.
Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging U.S. lawmakers to protect his country from Palestinian claims that Israel engaged in “war crimes” during recent Gaza fighting that left nearly 1,900 Palestinians dead – many of whom were reportedly civilians.