JERUSALEM—While Israel’s attention is currently focused on the danger of tunnels being built by Hamas in the Gaza Strip that possibly extend under the border fence into Israel, security officials are warning about the possibility of thousands of Gazans coming over the top of the border fence in an attempt to find work in Israel.
JERUSALEM—Eight Hamas militants were killed in Gaza Tuesday when a tunnel they were digging near the Israeli border collapsed in heavy rains, according to a report on Israel Radio, which cited Palestinian sources.
A new Iranian-backed terror group is making inroads in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, where it operates underground with the potential capacity to deliver devastating attacks to Israel, according to regional experts who have been investigating the organization’s rise.
JERUSALEM—Two Israeli citizens, an Ethiopian immigrant and a Bedouin, are being held prisoner by Hamas after separately crossing the border into Gaza months ago on their own volition, Israeli officials said Thursday after a gag order was lifted by the courts.
JERUSALEM—Five years after nine Turkish activists were killed in an attempt to break through Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip, a vessel attempting the same mission was boarded Monday by Israeli naval commandos and directed to an Israeli port. A military spokesman described the seizure of the ship as “uneventful.”
U.S. Gen. Charles Wald, the leader of a task force of retired senior U.S. military officers who studied and reported on the 2014 Gaza War, issued a statement Monday denouncing the U.N. Human Rights Council’s report on that conflict.
JERUSALEM—A year after fighting a fierce war in the Gaza Strip, Israel and Hamas are engaged in indirect talks aimed at achieving a long-term cease-fire agreement.
As the Israel Defense Force continues to be misrepresented on the international stage, Capt. Matan Katzman spoke out to the Human Rights Subcommittee of the European Parliament in the face of criticism from Break the Silence, a group serving to expose supposed “wrongdoings” by the Israeli army.
JERUSALEM—A former commander of the German army and 10 other former generals and officials from four continents who investigated the human rights aspect of last summer’s war in Gaza have concluded that Israel scrupulously adhered to the laws of war.