JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s defense establishment plans to build a concrete wall that goes tens of yards underground as well as above ground along the Gaza Strip border. The plan, revealed on Thursday on the front page of the Israeli daily newspaper Yediot Acharonot, will cost an estimated $568 million, less than previously estimated, according…
As Hamas rebuilds its war infrastructure, the status quo is again building toward war, Nathan Hersh writes.
You could hear a pin drop in much of the progressive world when another Hamas tunnel was recently discovered. This silence is a moral and political mistake, Jay Michaelson writes.
Israel’s military said it had discovered a cross-border tunnel on Thursday built by the Islamist group Hamas from the Gaza Strip during a rare flare-up of violence along a border that has been largely quiet since a 2014 war.
Israel’s military said it had discovered on Thursday a cross-border tunnel built by the Islamist Hamas group from the Gaza Strip, a day after a rare flare-up of violence along the frontier.
Construction workers in Gaza have discovered ancient ruins that archaeologists say may be part of a Byzantine church dating from around 1,500 years ago, the Palestinian tourism and antiquities ministry said on Monday.
Child labor has doubled in the Gaza Strip in the last five years, the Palestinian government said.
A missile fired by an Israeli aircraft killed a 10-year-old Palestinian boy in Hamas-controlled Gaza on Saturday, medical officials said, hours after militants launched rockets into Israel.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday he hopes to curb a wave of Palestinian assaults by expelling to Gaza families of assailants found to have encouraged them to attack Israelis.
The Knesset dedicated a statue commemorating the Jewish communities evacuated from Gush Katif in Gaza in 2005.