Hamas is guilty of carrying out war crimes in the Gaza Strip during last summer’s war with Israel, according to the human rights group Amnesty International.
GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli aircraft struck a number of sites in the Gaza Strip from the air early on Wednesday, residents and the Israeli military said, after a rocket that Palestinian militants fired from the enclave landed near the Israeli port city of Ashdod.
A terrorist rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in Southern Israel near the heavily populated town of Ashkelon, the Israeli Army confirmed Tuesday afternoon.
President Barack Obama rejected claims that he harbors an animus toward Israel during a speech Friday morning at a synagogue in Washington, D.C.
Efforts by anti-Israel activists to boycott the Jewish state pose a “strategic threat” to the nation, according to former CIA head David Petraeus.
A White House official confirmed that the Obama administration’s national security team recently met with an American-Palestinian teenager who garnered international headlines after a video of him being beaten by Israeli police during a protest in East Jerusalem emerged on the Internet.
A leading pro-Israel lawmaker is pushing back against lobbying efforts by anti-Israel activists to derail a piece of legislation that would work to prevent U.S. trade partners from supporting economic boycotts of Israel.
JERUSALEM—Israel on Monday contracted for the purchase of four new German corvettes to be used to protect Israel’s offshore natural-gas drilling platforms in the Mediterranean from guided missiles and seaborne attacks.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel warned a delegation of U.S. lawmakers this week that a nuclear deal with Iran “would be a historic mistake,” according to a readout of the meeting between the leaders.
JERUSALEM—Sounding an uncharacteristic note of pessimism, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said that if the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad falls then Hezbollah will fall too, according to a report today in the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar.