Israeli warplanes have carried out an airstrike in the Gaza Strip in response to the fatal shooting of an Israeli civilian, the Israel Defense Force has confirmed. At least one Palestinian has been reportedly killed in the strike.
Israel’s Economy Minister believes the time has come to annex parts of the West Bank and install full economic and military control over Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, which are deemed illegal under international law.
Israel bombed two targets in the Gaza Strip as a response to earlier fire from across the border, according to the Israel Defense Forces. Palestinians had fired at Israel after an IDF incursion reportedly took place on the Strip’s eastern border.
The US has been a biased broker in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and unless Washington changes its flagrant pro-Israeli stance the consequences could be even more devastating, historian and writer Rashid Khalidi told RT.
Though you wouldn't know it from the lack of media coverage, for decades Israel has been committing acts of piracy in Palestinian waters: Attacking, kidnapping and stealing from Palestinian fishers, sometimes just a mile off the Gaza Strip's coast.
The Israeli Military’s legal arm has decided not to open a criminal probe into the deaths of 10 members of the Palestinian al-Dalou family killed in the IDF’s air-strike on their home during the Gaza war last year.
The UN has suspended operation of all of its food distribution outlets in Gaza following protesters storming one of them. The centers will resume operation when the UN Relief and Works Agency gets safety confirmation for its property and staff.