Israeli-Palestinian clashes break out as teen is mourned
JERUSALEM — The funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager brought thousands of mourners to the streets of east Jerusalem on Friday amid heightened tensions with Israel and a report that the militant group Hamas is ready for a cease-fire. Thousands of ...
Israeli Military Asks Hamas to Calm Things Down in Gaza
Israeli jets pound Gaza targets again
Tensions High in Jerusalem as Palestinian Teenager Is Given a Martyr's Burial
Like father, not like son? Sen. Paul amplifies pro-Israel message
The first-term senator -- whose father Ron Paul was a staunch critic of America's Israel policy and seen in some circles as outright hostile to the Jewish state -- has in recent months taken a distinctly different attitude toward the U.S.-Israel ...
Rand Paul cites murder of three Israeli boys in push to cut off aid to PA
Teens headed to Israel are packing street smarts but few fears
At 17, Isaac Cohen is on the brink of flying to Israel to continue his education and eventually join the army, and none of the mournful and scary news coming from that country in recent days has dissuaded him. “In the last couple days, my parents have ...
Israel moves troops toward Gaza border
The military deployment comes amid sharply mounting tensions between Israel and Hamas over the murders of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank on June 12 and Wednesday's murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem, which police say may have ...
How Israel is punishing ordinary Palestinians for three murdered Israeli students
Twenty days after three Israeli high school students were kidnapped in the West Bank merely for being there, two days after they were found murdered in an apparent execution by Hamas members, and one day after Israelis gathered nationally to mourn the ...
4 reasons the situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories is so dangerous
Washington Post (blog)
Thursday saw another day of tension in Israel and the Palestinian territories following the abduction and murder of three Jewish teenagers last month. As we pointed out earlier this week, the gradual rising sentiment is bringing with it fears that a ...
Israel Rushes Forces to Southern Border With Gaza
The Israeli military rushed additional forces to its southern border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday, vowing to halt a growing wave of rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, while new clashes erupted in east Jerusalem in response to the death of ...
Violence widens as Israeli troops, Palestinians clash in east Jerusalem
JERUSALEM — The abduction and suspected revenge killing of an Arab youth sparked intense clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem on Wednesday, raising the specter of wider violence two days after three ...
Israel moving troops near Gaza Strip border, officials say
Israel has begun sending troop reinforcements to its border with the Gaza Strip amid intensifying rocket barrages, defense officials said Thursday. The movement of tanks and artillery forces came after another night of heavy rocket fire, including ...
Deadly Violence Escalates in Israel After Palestinian Youth, Israeli Teens Killed
Wall Street Journal
As punishment for some 20 rockets fired from Gaza into southern Israel, the Israeli military launched airstrikes on a number of targets in the early hours of Thursday. It was the second round of strikes on Gaza since the Israeli teenagers were found on ...