Founded by just seven people in Gaza, Hamas now has political and military leaders spread across the Arab world, complicating its ability to send a unified message for negotiating an end to a seven-week war with Israel.
The head of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council announced on Monday he had appointed a U.S. judge to join a panel set up to look into alleged war crimes during Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.6
Some 40 Jewish Holocaust survivors and more than 200 direct descendents of survivors signed a public letter condemning Israel’s military operation in Gaza.20
Police have halted daily anti-Israel protests in front of a cosmetics store in Manchester, England, that sells Israeli cosmetics.3
Israeli air strikes killed at least five Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and militants kept up their rocket fire on southern Israel on Monday, witnesses and officials said, as Egypt pressed on with efforts to broker a durable truce.
An American journalist held hostage in Syria by a group affiliated with al-Qaida was released to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
The Napa Valley Chabad Jewish Center suffered damage in a 6.1 magnitude earthquake.
An Israeli driver was injured when his car overturned after being attacked by Palestinians throwing rocks in the West Bank.
Aaron Sofer, a 23-year-old ultra-Orthodox yeshiva student from Lakewood, N.J., was reported missing after hiking in the Jerusalem Forest.
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