Tag: Gaza

A Palestinian protester stands amid burning tires during clashes with Israeli security forces on a street leading to Duma village, on August 1, 2015, following a demonstration in reaction to the death of a Palestinian toddler burnt to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the West Bank.

Top Hamas Official Calls For ‘Day Of Blood’ On Friday

A top Hamas official on Thursday urged the Palestinians to turn Friday into a “day of blood” and riots against Israeli security forces, in protest against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Israel National News reported, citing additional sources.

France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe speaks during a press conference with his Moroccan counterpart Saad-Eddine El Othmani, in Rabat, Morocco, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Philippe is in Morocco to try to reinvigorate trade with the North African kingdom, as the former French protectorate increasingly positions itself as an economic pillar of Africa.(AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

French Prime Minister: Anti-Semitism In France Is ‘Ancient Hate’ With ‘New Masks’

TEL AVIV – In the wake of attacks against European Jews following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday condemned “well-rooted” anti-semitism in his own country, adding that “the ideology of hate” was “alive” and causing French Jews to immigrate to Israel out of fear.

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Netanyahu Slams European ‘Hypocrisy’ On Trump’s Jerusalem Move

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed European “hypocrisy” and “double standards,” saying EU leaders were quick to condemn President Donald Trump for his recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital but remained silent in the face of retaliatory rocket attacks into Israel from Gaza.

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Iron Dome Deployed Amid Threats From Gaza-Based Terror Group

TEL AVIV – The Iron Dome air defense system has been deployed in central Israel, the IDF said on Monday night, amid increased tensions between the country and Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza since the army destroyed an attack tunnel built by the terror group last month.