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The border area has generally been quiet since the war, but has seen an increase in violence since President Donald Trump's announcement in December recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israel holds Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, responsible for all attacks emanating from the ...
Speaker of Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri on Friday told the state National news agency (NNA) that a US proposal concerning the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border was "unacceptable." During a meeting with the acting Assistant US Secretary of State David Satterfield, Berri stressed that the ...

The border area has generally been quiet since the war, but has seen an increase in violence since President Donald Trump's announcement in December recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. However, any Israeli casualties could spark a fiercer Israeli response. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
Israeli soldiers standing at guard at an army position overlooking southern Lebanon in the northern Israeli town of Metula, along Israel's border with Lebanon. Picture released November 16, 2017. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty. The Netanyahu government has indicated it is not seeking further escalation ...
The region has seen a marked increase in violence since President Trump's December announcement that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, with Friday protests at the border and in the West Bank becoming a regular feature. There were also clashes Saturday between Israeli forces ...
He added that the parties held regular discussions on the Israeli construction work. Last week Lebanese leaders said they would act in the region and in the international community to stop Israel from building and from carrying out oil and gas exploration in Israel's territorial waters, which Beirut views as ...
On Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces started building part of a wall meant to stretch along the Lebanese border near Rosh Hanikra. Work will soon start on another section near Metula; construction is planned for an 11-kilometer (6.8-mile) stretch and will take several months. Lebanon keeps warning ...
As we reached the border between Egypt and Israel, around midnight, the Egyptians opened fire at us but we were already jumping the fences and running for our lives. Luckily no one in our group was killed. I remember asking the first Israeli soldier I met if he knew Anne Frank. He looked at me, surprised, ...
Yom-Tov Samia, who retired from the Israeli army as head of its southern command, noted that before each of Israel's three recent wars with Hamas, in 2009, 2012 and 2014, "all ... soldiers on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza, near the opening of a tunnel that Israel says was dug by jihadis, on Jan.
Israeli consul general delves into meaning of Jewish State, and issues ... The contrast between the humiliating way his father had to be sneaked across the border into Poland before Israel's founding as a state and the dignified way he was able to cross the border into Guatemala in an official capacity years ...
Palestinian traders in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday refused to receive incoming commodity shipments at the Kerem Shalom (Karem Abu Salem) border crossing to protest the strip's worsening economic conditions and draconian Israeli security measures. Gaza's only functioning commercial crossing, Kerem ...
Egypt appeared unable to stop them, so Israel, alarmed at the threat just over the border, took action. For more than two years, unmarked Israeli drones, helicopters and jets have carried out a covert air campaign, conducting more than 100 airstrikes inside Egypt, frequently more than once a week -- and all ...
Gabriel said that Israel can always count on Germany to maintain its security. He noted that while Israel and Germany share disagreements about whether or not to maintain the Iran nuclear deal, they are in agreement over Iran's actions in Syria, as well as the situation along Israel's nothern borders and the ...
GAZA, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Anwar al-Dobari, a Palestinian farmer, could not hide his happiness after he managed to enter his farm in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah for the first time in 12 years since Israel imposed a buffer zone along its borders with Gaza. Al-Dobari was able to reach his 12-dunum ...
"In the face of these threats the IDF is working day and night to ensure preparedness and deterrence," Eisenkot said. "We will do everything necessary to keep Israel's northern border safe and quiet." He was speaking at a memorial service in the north for the victims of the February 1997 helicopter disaster.
The Israeli military is speeding up construction of its first underground border wall. The 40-mile-long wall will run the length of Israel's border with the Gaza Strip to counter tunnels that Palestinian militants have dug into Israeli territory. Dozens of tunnels, reportedly running dozens of miles long, have been ...

Israel and the West Bank: The Israeli border wall -- well, actually more of a fence in most places -- remains hugely controversial because many journalists and United Nations officials condemn anything Israel does, no matter how much precedent exists outside Israel. But, Israel's fence reduced terror ...
The safe zone appears intended to keep the Syrian Army and its Iranian and Lebanese allies as far away from Israel's border as possible, as well as .... of opposition-held Beit Jinn -- which borders the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights -- bringing government forces and its allies closer to the Israeli-held ...
The Israeli police said Monday they had opened an investigation into a 23-year-old man from Bir Hadaj, a Bedouin town in the Negev, who was shot to death on the Israel-Egypt border Sunday night, during a drug smuggling operation. The young man's name was Sultan Abu Jerdud, according to the Arabic ...
"Seven Syrians came to the border in March 2013 and asked to be let in," I was told by Dr. Noam Fink, the chief medical officer of the Israel Defense Force's Northern Command. Word spread, Israeli medical teams started coming to the border; the more seriously injured were evacuated to hospitals in ...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made an unscheduled visit to a U.S. military base near the Jordan-Syria border on Sunday, according to pool reporters accompanying him. ... In remarks during talks with Pence in Amman, the king said the only solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was a two-state one.
Just as Israel said it won't permit it, Turkey is making clear that it won't permit Kurdish forces near its border either. If a diplomatic solution to this crisis isn't found soon, Syria is likely to see a new war erupt - not a hot war between Turkish and Kurdish forces, but a diplomatic war between Turkey and America ...
"We tell them a happy and personal story. We show them an Israeli pearl." It's not clear whether the rise and fall in the number of visitors to Netiv Ha'asara correlates to how frequently the Israeli communities abutting Gaza are featured on the news. Despite the recent increased tensions along the border, ...
Beirut, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Friday that Israel's plan to build a wall along its border with Lebanon will undermine efforts by the peacekeeping mission and the Lebanese army. Aoun made the comments during his meeting at Baabda Palace with Michael Beary, the ...
Much of the southern borders of California, Arizona and New Mexico have existing barriers, ranging from 18-foot-tall iron fencing and corrugated metal to ... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Trump's plan last year, saying a fence built along Israel's border with Egypt has been a "great ...
Attack tunnels from Gaza can reach the depth of dozens of metres, with the Israeli army official only saying the new barrier would be "deep enough". A new, eight-metre high border fence being erected atop the underground wall will further prevent infiltrations of Gazans into Israel, the senior official said.
And, in a move that is surely to be met with Palestinian outrage, the amendment also authorizes the Knesset to change the municipal borders of Jerusalem with a simple majority, provided any neighborhoods removed from the city remain under Israeli sovereignty. That allows Israel to remove Palestinian ...
Under the title "ISIS is growing in Sinai," Israel's Jewish News One website said: "ISIS - Sinai Province has become the most powerful group outside Syria and Iraq because of its remarkable intelligence and military capability, which was manifested in an attempt to assassinate the two Egyptian Ministers of ...
Shutting the two points effectively cuts off Gaza from the rest of the world by land, save for its small Egyptian border, which is generally closed. Gaza is also under a naval blockade by the Israeli Navy. The situation in the region has become increasingly heated since US President Donald Trump announced ...
GAZA, February 16, 2018 (WAFA) - Several Palestinian protesters were injured by Israeli forces' fire on Friday during clashes along Gaza-Israel border fence, according to local sources. Israeli soldiers stationed along the borderline to the east of Khan Younes, in the southern Gaza Strip, opened live fire at ...
Lebanese President Michel Aoun has called for the UN to get involved in in preventing Israel from building a cement wall along the border with Lebanon, Arab48.com reported on Friday. Aoun made his request during a meeting with the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Miroslav Jenča.
Many Israelis are already complaining about the long wait at passport control, for both arrivals and departures. I was at Ben-Gurion last week and a month ago, and it was the same story over and over, said Yaakov, a businessman. Only one counter designated for Israelis has a border control officer, while ...
The killing of the young disabled man passed almost without mention in Israel. He was one of three demonstrators killed Friday, just another humdrum day. One can easily imagine what would happen if Palestinians had killed an Israeli who used a wheelchair. What a furor would have erupted, with endless ...
The incident followed protests across Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank today, more than a week after President Donald Trump's announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and days before his vice president visits the region. The officer sustained moderate injuries and the Israeli ...
His job is made all the more difficult by the fact that the border doesn't really exist. Look at a map of the frontier between Lebanon and Israel and you will see a knot of dotted lines that cut inexplicably through villages and farmland. These lines were supposed to be temporary, but they stand as a monument ...
As expected, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the announcement, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared that the U.S. can no longer act as a mediator between Israel and the Palestinians. Israeli security forces are on alert for a possible escalation in Jerusalem and in the West ...
Hamas rejects return to Israeli involvement in border crossings ... located at the Palestinian-Egyptian borders, so Israel has nothing to do with it.
Friendship Beyond Borders: From Israel to the Ghats of Varanasi ... Not only this, Anand is also teaching the flute to his Israeli friend and ...
Israel is afraid of a new escalation with the Palestinian resistance in the Gaza Strip after a rise in tension along the border, Israeli news website ...
The statement followed heavy fighting in the town Khader on Friday morning, approximately three kilometers from the Israeli border, including a ...
A body carried by mourners after he was killed when Israel blew up a cross-border tunnel, Gaza Strip, October 30, 2017. SAID KHATIB/AFP ...
Eight members (at least one of them Israeli) will be chosen to compete in the three-week Giro d'Italia in May. It'll be the first time the major road race, second in significance only to the Tour de France, will be rolling through Israel (or anywhere else outside of Europe for that matter) and the first time Israelis ...
human rights groups have condemned Israel's decision to withhold the ... in an Israeli attack on a tunnel dug under the Gaza-Israel border last ...
It borders the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt, the Red Sea, Jordan, Syria and ... September 1972 - Eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team are ... 2002 - Israel begins construction of a wall along its border with the West Bank.
Some 2,000 people greeted Hamdallah's delegation at the border. ... through the Israeli and Egyptian borders, and residents receive electricity for just a ... Hamas seeks Israel's destruction and has killed hundreds of Israelis in ...
"The idea was that Israel would be entitled to secure borders. ... According to the most recently available Israeli statistics, from 2015, some ...
The intelligence branch of Israel's General Staff made structural ... increase the risk of attacks against Israeli targets along the Egyptian border.
Israel tried to delay the vote, arguing that Palestine was not a state and ... On Tuesday, two Israeli security guards and a border policeman were ...
Elta is not the only Israeli firm that pitched itself to build Trump's wall. Magal Security Systems, a company that has helped Israel isolate Gaza ...


 

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