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  • Israel’s parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself after a military conscription bill proved to be a sticking point in the formation of a right-wing coalition despite weeks of negotiations.

    Israel's Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu failed to  bridge the gap between ultra-Orthodox and secular constituents of his right-wing block.
    LAST UPDATE : May 30, 2019, 2:21 AM EDT
  • (Source: Israel Defense Forces/flickr)

    The offensive, targeting the elite Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, killed 11 pro-government fighters while the Syrian media claimed that several “hostile targets” were shot down by the country’s air defenses.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 21, 2019, 4:55 AM EST
  • Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the passage of the new law as a “defining moment.”

    Israel passed a controversial law that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state, a move critics fear would tear apart its democratic framework by reinforcing biases against its 1.8m Palestinian citizens.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 19, 2018, 7:00 AM EDT
  • "The Great March of Return” protests have continued along the Gaza border for over six weeks.

    U.N. human rights chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein decried Israel’s use of “wholly disproportionate” force that left some 60 Palestinians dead during border protests along the Gaza frontier earlier this week.

    LAST UPDATE : May 18, 2018, 7:54 AM EDT
  • Great March of Return protest in April, Gaza Strip.

    Palestinians are set to hold funerals of 58 protesters killed by Israeli forces on Monday after thousands of infuriated demonstrators had rallied at 13 locations along the Gaza’s eastern border.

    LAST UPDATE : May 15, 2018, 7:10 AM EDT
  • Violent clashes have flared up at Gaza-Israel border in last six weeks.

    U.S. officials and President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka are in Israel to attend the inauguration of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, as Israeli forces gear up to tackle violent protesters rallying along the Gaza Strip frontier.

    LAST UPDATE : May 14, 2018, 7:16 AM EDT
  • (Source: Official U.S. Navy Page/flickr)

    Israel struck Iranian military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after the Iranian Revolutionary Guards “fired 20 rockets” on its positions in the Golan Heights, raising fears of an all-out war between the two arch-rivals. 

    LAST UPDATE : May 10, 2018, 7:30 AM EDT