“The Human Rights Organization is the last place anyone would ever expect to find some of the biggest human rights abusers in history.”
Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with graft, fraud, and breach of trust.
Hamas paid a Gazan family to falsely claim their baby died from inhaling tear gas used by Israel during violent riots at the Gaza Strip border last month, according to a relative.
The Israeli army reported that Hamas launched burning balloons into Israel on Monday, leading to retaliatory attacks on Hamas infrastructure in Gaza, according to Haaretz.
In the face of strong opposition from the Trump administration, the United Nations repudiated Israel on Wednesday for the country’s response to violence incited by Hamas along its border with Palestinian-controlled Gaza.
For most people, American aid to Israel is the measure of the “special relationship” between the two countries. AIPAC, the major pro-Israel lobby in the United States, considers its efforts to secure this aid its No. 1 priority. It was therefore surprising to hear senior Israeli officials in late May complain about American assistance, with one describing it as a drug addiction.
In the wake of new congressional resolution to support Israel’s right to self defense amid a massive and unending wave of Palestinian violence stoked by Hamas, Democratic support for the Jewish state’s defense remains in question, according to a top lawmaker pushing the new pro-Israel measure.