Yahya Sinwar and the militant group now face the political and economic fallout of repeated clashes with Israel, which have set back development in the Gaza Strip.
The U.N. agency coordinating the effort, which says it minimizes contact with a group labeled as terrorist, faces skeptics among both Israelis and Palestinians.
A celebrated Afghan aviator trained by the American military, who was in hiding for months with his wife and 5-year-old daughter from the militant group, arrived in the U.S. after receiving temporary protection status.
Israel’s leader accuses his rivals of yielding to demands from an Arab coalition partner to relax policies aimed at preventing illegal building by Muslims in the Negev Desert region, a divisive issue in the country.
The agreement marks a major political shake-up as Israel seeks to protect a fragile truce with Hamas and amid the fallout from a bout of communal violence between Jewish and Arab citizens.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rivals agreed to form a coalition government that would dislodge the country’s longest-serving leader with Naftali Bennett as his successor, a political shake-up that comes amid security and economic crises.
Residents who are over 50, are obese or have chronic illnesses now are being urged to get another shot six months after their full Sinopharm vaccination—with the Pfizer-BioNTech shot.
The sinking of the Kharg is the latest blow to the country’s vital infrastructure and military assets.
The armed Palestinian faction sees surge in online web traffic, bitcoin donations that circumvent sanctions.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s allies are making a last-ditch attempt to convince some right-wing lawmakers to abandon the prospective coalition, as his rivals team up to drive him from power.
Iran’s production of nuclear fuel fell sharply over the past three months, following alleged sabotage of its main nuclear facility in April, an event Tehran has blamed on Israel.
A standard-bearer for Israel’s right-wing, Naftali Bennett was locked in negotiations with politicians across Israel’s ideological spectrum united in their goal of dislodging the country’s longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
Right-wing politician Naftali Bennett’s Yamina party is expected to be the main partner to Yair Lapid’s centrist Yesh Atid party in a coalition, paving the way to end Benjamin Netanyahu’s grip on power.
A May 16 Israeli airstrike on Al-Wahda Street in Gaza City left 48 people dead, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry, making it one of the deadliest hours of the recent 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas.
International focus shifts to rebuilding Gaza after Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas agreed to a fragile cease-fire that began May 21 and has since held.
The electoral body disqualified dozens of candidates for the country’s June presidential election, including nearly all moderates and reformists, a step that narrows the spectrum for political participation.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Jerusalem as the U.S. and its regional allies work to ensure the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas holds, as well as ways to improve life for Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank and to end the cycle of violence.
In an interview, the fugitive ex-auto executive said he has been preparing for a voluntary meeting with French authorities through hourslong sessions with his lawyers—while hiking with friends in the mountains around Beirut and playing online bridge.
President Biden sent Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet with leaders in the region in an effort to safeguard the cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas following 11 days of intense fighting.
In a sign of how challenging the reconstruction process will be, Hamas says it wants aid for rebuilding the Gaza Strip routed through the militant group.