Tag Archives: Jews

Abbas – Palestinian President: Closing Jerusalem holy site ‘a declaration of war

(CNN) — Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis spiked in Jerusalem Thursday as Israel closed access to the Temple Mount, a move Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called a “declaration of war.” Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh told CNN on Thursday that the … read more

Israel will exert “great force” against Gaza’s Hamas

Israel’s leader says the country will exert “great force” against Gaza’s Hamas rulers after the Islamic militants rejected a truce agreement. Israel halted its fire for six hours Tuesday after accepting an Egyptian truce proposal. But with Hamas continuing to … read more

Netanyahu warns Hamas on rejecting truce

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas that Israel will intensify its week-long campaign against Gaza militants if Hamas rejects an Egyptian-proposed cease-fire. The truce was supposed to go into effect early on Tuesday morning but the Israeli military says … read more

Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel & Hamas

Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has left at least 185 people dead, and both sides said they were seriously considering the proposal. … read more

Israel charges 3 Jews with the killing of a Palestinian teenager

Israel has charged three Jews with the kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off days of violent protests in Arab areas of Jerusalem and northern Israel. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the three appeared before a … read more