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Israel: Hamas Cell Was Plotting Large-Scale Bombings

The Shin Bet security service on Thursday said it recently uncovered a Hamas terror network in the West Bank that was acting on orders from the group’s leaders in Gaza, with plans to conduct large-scale bombing attacks against targets in the West Bank and Israel.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2018: A road sign indicating the direction of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Sergey Orlov/TASS (Photo by Sergey Orlov\TASS via Getty Images)

Trump Admin Merges Jerusalem Consulate Into U.S. Embassy in Blow to Palestinians

The State Department announced Thursday that it would bring its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the auspices of the US Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, marking an implicit downgrading of the facility’s status and a fresh blow to its already strained ties with the Palestinians.

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Israel: Palestinian Refugees Number in the Thousands, Not Millions

A government study shared with Washington argues that Palestinian refugees number in the thousands, not the millions designated by a UN aid agency whose funding has been slashed by the Trump administration, an Israeli official said on Friday.

Israeli security forces gather at the site of a reported attack at the Barkan Industrial Park near the Israeli settlement of Ariel in the occupied West Bank on October 7, 2018. - A shooting attack by a Palestinian at an industrial zone for a West Bank settlement on Sunday killed …

Report: West Bank Suspect Arrested in Stabbing of IDF Soldier

The suspect in the stabbing of an army reservist outside an Israel Defense Forces base in the northern West Bank has been arrested following a manhunt, the Shin Bet security service announced Thursday night, hours after the attack.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian National Council at his compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Report: Furious Abbas Plans on Cutting Aid to Gaza

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will reportedly cut financial aid to the beleaguered Gaza Strip in protest over Qatar’s decision to circumvent the PA and send funds directly to the Hamas-run coastal enclave.

An 8-year-old Palestinian boy threw a knife at an IDF soldier at a checkpoint near Route 443 in the West Bank before fleeing the scene on Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported and the IDF troops searched the area to locate the child.

Watch: Eight-Year-Old Palestinian Throws Knife at Israeli Soldier

An 8-year-old Palestinian boy threw a knife at an IDF soldier at a checkpoint near Route 443 in the West Bank before fleeing the scene on Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported and the IDF troops searched the area to locate the child.