Gunman Opened Fire At Jerusalem Bus In Early Hours, 8 Wounded
In the early hours of August 14, a gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem's Old City. In the attack, eight Israelis were wounded, of which two are in critical condition, being treated at an Israeli hospital. The attack is suspected by Palestinians after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza. Israeli police forces were dispatched to the scene to begin investigations in the attack.
UNSC To Hold Emergency Closed-Door Meeting Amid Several Airstrike At Gaza Strip
Amid the latest escalation between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in the Gaza strip, the Union Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold and emergency closed-door meeting, on August 8. The move has come after several airstrikes were reported across the Gaza strip under Israel's operation Breaking Dawn. The meet is expected to aim at ensuring international peace among the nations.
Tags: Gaza Strip, Israel, Palestine, Airstrike, World news
India Gives USD 2.5 Million To UNRWA In Support Of Palestinian Refugees
India pledged USD 2.5 million to UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Karim Amer, UNRWA Director of Partnerships in the Department of External Relations, voiced gratitude and appreciation to India for its ongoing assistance to Palestinian refugees. "This timely contribution is a strong demonstration of India's unwavering support to the… read-more
Tags: India, UNRWA, Palestine, Refugees, United Nations
Palestinians Throw Stones At Israeli Police In Jerusalem; 152 Injured In Clash, 100 Arrested
A group of Palestinians instigated a clash with the Israeli police, as they started pelting stones at the officials, on April 15. The incident occurred in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound at Jerusalem. Reportedly, over 152 Palestinians sustained injuries in the clash, and "hundreds" of suspects have been arrested. Also, Palestinian men who wore masks and wielded Hamas flags, injured at least three police officials, reported PTI.
Tags: Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa, Mosque
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Two Among Six Palestinian Terrorists Arrested By Police: Israel
The last two of six Palestinian terrorists who tunneled out of a maximum-security Israeli jail almost two weeks ago have been busted by Israeli troops on September 18. As per the officials, two members of the Islamic Jihad militant group were arrested from a residence in Jenin, a Palestinian city in the occupied West Bank. However, all six have either been convicted or are accused of deadly acts against Israelis.
Tags: Israel, Palestine, israeli troops, Militants
Israel-Palestine-Gaza Trilogy Continues; Attacks From Both Sides
In retaliation to Hama's combustible balloon attack in Israel, the Israeli army troops airstrikes in the Gaza region. Reportedly, the attack caused a bushfire near the Gaza strip resulting in huge chaos. The Israeli army said, "Overnight, IDF fighter jets struck a Hamas rocket manufacturing workshop, as well as a Hamas military compound in Khan Yunis." Besides, the Israel-Palestine issue is turning ugly with time.
Tags: Israel, Gaza, hamas, Airstrike, Palestine
Courtesy: Wion News
Israel Breaks Ceasefire Deal Again, Launches Airstrikes On Gaza
Blasts in Gaza echoed at around 1 AM, denoting that Israel launched its first strike since the coalition government emerged. According to the Hamas media, the strikes were targeted at Palestinian training camp in order to retaliate militants sending incendiary balloons to the South of Israel. So far no casualties have been reported. Besides, the truce between Israel and Palestine had been brokered and put into effect from May 21.
Peeved Palestine Writes To EAM Over India's Stance At UNHRC Vote
Palestinian foreign minister Dr Riad Malki has written to India's External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishnakar on Delhi’s stance at a UNHRC resolution. The resolution which demanded investigation into the Gaza violence was reportedly abstained by India and 13 other countries. Expressing concern over India's position at the special council, Dr Malki said, India was missing an opportunity to join the global community at a turning point.
Tags: Israel, Palestine, hamas, United Nations
Palestinians, Israeli Police Engage In Clash Again Hours After Truce
Palestinians and the Israel Police were again engaged in an exchange of violence on May 21, just hours after Israel and Hamas agreed on Gaza ceasefire. Reportedly, the police were attacked by the Palestinians with stones and explosives while guarding a gate at the Al-Aqsa mosque. However, the security forces also responded with stun grenades. Notably, a similar incident in early May had caused the recently resolved 11-day Israel-Hamas war.… read-more
Tags: Israel, hamas, Gaza, Palestine, Ceasefire, Stone Pelting
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
For First, No Casualties Reported In Israel-Gaza Conflict Since May 10
Warring Israeli-Palestinian sides on May 18 reported zero casualties which gave a ray of hope of possibly pacifying situation in the contentious region since May 10. Reportedly, the fighting caused hundreds of civilian casualties including children. However, despite this, there seems to be no signs of a ceasefire between the two forces. Notably, world leaders have called for a ceasefire in what is one of the most deadliest conflicts.