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Anti-Israel UN resolutions expected to pass
A number of anti-Israeli resolutions are expected to pass on Monday at the United Nations ahead of next week's anniversary of the 1947 UN vote to partition the British Mandate of Palestine into two states. [ 3 Comments ]

Syrian opposition: IAF struck Hezbollah, regime targets near Syria-Lebanon border
Sources in the Syrian opposition claimed Tuesday that the Israeli Air Force (IAF) attacked positions and personnel belonging to the Syrian regime and Hezbollah in the area of Qualamoun, on the Syria-Lebanon border. [ 1 Comment ]

Hamas and Hezbollah leaders meet in Beirut to discuss Palestinian 'intifada'
Hamas and Hezbollah officials discussed the latest developments in the Palestinian and Lebanese arenas in Beirut on Sunday, as well as ways of coordinating their moves against Islamic State. [ 2 Comments ]

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday expressed solidarity with the Palestinians by encouraging them to keep fighting Israel while Iran pledges to 'defend [their] movement in any way' they can, according to Iran's semi-official Press TV.

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Wednesday that the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is at a 'pivotal point' and could worsen beyond repair unless both sides make rapid compromises.

Israel will not take action against Russian fighter jets that encroach into its air space, a senior air force official said on Thursday.

A CNN Money article on the Middle East dropped Israel's name from a map of the Middle East that accompanied a story on the turmoil in the region.

The Israeli military announced late Monday that its air force had struck targets in the central Gaza Strip in retribution for Palestinian rocket fire earlier in the day.

Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated Washington’s commitment to a 'two-state solution' on Tuesday, following a meeting in Ramallah with Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, and IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot announced Monday a series of security measures, including increased deployment, additional checkpoints, and stricter search and arrest guidelines, meant to counter the current wave of Palestinian terrorism.

Amid a wave of jihadist terrorism in France, Sinai, Lebanon and Mali, members of the United Nations met on Monday to focus on 'Palestine,' with several speakers accusing Israel of fueling the violence across the region.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday repeated two of his accusations against Israel that have drawn a furious response over the past few months -- that the Jewish is seeking to alter the status quo on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and that it is carrying out 'extrajudicial killings' of those Palestinians perpetrating terror attacks against Israelis.

The Israeli military says it raided a Palestinian radio station and confiscated equipment used to broadcast calls to attack Israelis.

US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Middle East from Sunday to Tuesday, in a trip that will take him to Israel for the first time since the summer of 2014.

Secretary of State John Kerry will meet next week with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in the region to try to stop ongoing violence, although a senior US official insisted on Saturday the visit was not a renewed effort to broker a peace accord.

After three decades behind bars, American-Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was released from prison early Friday morning.

Two Israelis were killed and another was moderately wounded in a stabbing in southern Tel Aviv on Thursday afternoon.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has shined new light on the breakdown of a potentially history-altering round of 2008 peace talks, saying that he rejected an offer from Israel's Ehud Olmert -- which included placing Jerusalem's Old City under international control -- because he was not allowed to study the map.

Syria has used over 90 percent of its ballistic missile arsenal over the five-year civil war on fighting opposition rebels but some missiles have made their way to Hezbollah in Lebanon, according to a senior Israeli military source.

A Spanish judge has issued arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other former and current government officials for a deadly fight at sea in 2010. As long as the warrant is in effect, if Netanyahu and those officials set foot in the western European country, they could be detained and questioned.

More than half of the Palestinians support a third intifada against Israel, according to a public opinion poll published on Monday.

Some 40 French Jews landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport Monday, joining six more individuals who made aliyah on Sunday, as the first immigrants following Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people and wounded hundreds more, a Jewish Agency spokesman said.

Hamas plans to 'liberate' Judea and Samaria first, and then the rest of 'Palestine', the group's deputy leader Ismail Haniyeh declared on Sunday.

A senior Palestinian official on Monday said the Palestinian Authority has reached an agreement with Egypt to reopen the Gaza Strip's main border crossing in an arrangement meant to bypass the territory's Hamas rulers.

Israel's Defense Ministry announced on Monday that it found a truck smuggling 450 hundred liters of the banned substance TDI, which it said was intended to be transported to the Gaza Strip. TDI can be used in the production of rocket fuel.

Dozens of rabbis from the Religious Zionism movement say they will not give up Jewish ownership of the Temple Mount and will keep praying and hoping for the construction of the third temple on the site.

Jonathan Pollard, the Navy intelligence analyst whose 1985 arrest for selling secrets to Israel set off a sensational spy saga, is scheduled to be released from federal prison next week, marking the end of a three-decade diplomatic burr in the relationship between the two allies.

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein sent condolences in the name of the Knesset, and said 'the terrorist attacks must be a wake-up call to all countries in the free world and their leaders. Wake up and declare, once and for all, an all-out war on extremist Muslim terrorism, before the entire West turns into the scene of a bloody terrorist attack.'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday urged the civilized world to unite and fight what he called the Islamist terror plague.

Islamic State released a new video Tuesday threatening to attack Israel, but did not reveal when the attack would take place.

There is no solution for the problem that Jerusalem and the Temple Mount pose within the context of the Israeli- Palestinian conflict, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Center for American Progress in Washington on Tuesday.

Iran believes that state of Israel is 'illegitimate' and believes in a 'one-state solution', Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday.

US Secretary of State John Kerry told an Israeli gathering at the United Nations on Wednesday that a two-state solution in the Middle East was 'not an impossible dream' but would require courage.