Netanyahu assures Biden that Israel is seeking to limit Gaza civilian casualties

President backs Israeli self-defense; stresses need for journalists’ safety, after IDF blows up media tower it says also served Hamas; says Palestinians deserve security, freedom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with US President Joe Biden on Saturday about the ongoing escalation in violence between Israel…

5-year-old boy killed, dozens others injured as Gaza rockets pound Israel

Fresh volleys target south, center of country; Ido Avigal, 5, fatally struck by shrapnel that penetrated window of fortified room in Sderot during major Hamas barrage A five-year-old boy was killed and at least 20 Israelis were hurt as Gaza-based terrorists fired fresh salvoes of…

ISRAEL PREPARING FOR GROUND WAR IN GAZA AS TERRORISTS FIRE 1,000+ ROCKETS IN 36 HOURS – MOST SEVERE ATTACKS SINCE 2014 ROCKET WAR

After taking out several top Hamas, Islamic Jihad terrorist leaders in airstrikes, IDF now moving battle tanks into position, mobilizing combat units JERUSALEM – When my family and I made Aliyah in August 2014, we arrived amidst one of the worst rocket wars in Israel’s…

Prisoner swap said snagged: 2 Golan residents refuse to leave Israel for Syria

Jerusalem is reportedly ready to deport the two security prisoners in return for release of Israeli woman held by Damascus; officials believe matter will be resolved in days A Russian-brokered prisoner exchange between Israel and Syria is being held up by the refusal of two…

After years of talks, a plan to provide Israeli gas to Gaza nears approval

EU wants to allocate at least $5 million to the project, while Qatari envoy says Doha will fund construction of part of a gas pipeline inside Israel An agreement to provide Israeli natural gas to Gaza in an attempt to solve the coastal enclave’s electricity…

Qatar raises annual aid to Gaza to $360 million

Increase said to be around 50 percent, although no official statistics available; Qatari envoy al-Emadi enters Hamas-run enclave to announce new aid projects Qatar will raise its yearly aid to Gaza to $360 million, the conservative Gulf monarchy’s government announced on Sunday. “This grant…will be…

Uproar as US Ambassador to Israel Twitter account temporarily adds West Bank and Gaza too

The account has been changed back to say only ‘U.S. Ambassador to Israel’ President Joe Biden’s administration quickly came under criticism on Inauguration Day, after the Twitter page for the U.S. Ambassador to Israel was modified during the transition on Wednesday. The account was temporarily updated to say…

Hamas official says Qatar to provide aid to Gaza for another year

Mousa Abu Marzouk says Qatari envoy al-Emadi to return to Strip by the end of the month, states Qatari aid to poor families will be $30 million per month Senior Hamas terror group official Moussa Abu Marzouk announced on Tuesday that Qatar will continue to…

Palestinians: An International “Peace” Conference to Displace Israel

While Abbas is talking to the international community about his desire to achieve a peaceful settlement alongside Israel, his Fatah faction is sending messages to the Palestinians that glorify the “armed struggle” against Israel and that promise a “revolution until victory” — meaning replace Israel….

Rocket sirens blare in south as projectile fired from Gaza fails to cross border

Rocket sirens blared in southern Israel early Tuesday morning for the second time in under a week as a projectile fired at Israel from Gaza failed to cross the border. The alarms went off shortly after midnight in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, near the southern part…