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UN Votes to Send International War Crimes Probe to Gaza

The U.N. Human Rights Council voted Friday to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by Israeli forces.

Egypt Opens Gaza Border for Ramadan After Protesters Killed

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has taken the rare decision to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire holy month of Ramadan after Israel killed some 60 Palestinian protesters in the enclave this week.

Hamas Gaza Head Supports Breach of Border Fence into Israel

A senior Hamas official signalled support for thousands of Palestinians to breach the border fence from Gaza into Israel at protests to coincide with next week's U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem.

Dozens of Palestinians Wounded by Gunfire in Gaza Border Protest

Dozens of Palestinians were wounded by gunfire on Friday as thousands demonstrated on the Gaza border for a sixth week of protests.

Netanyahu’s Iran Nuke Claims Fail to Convince Deal Proponents

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's televised unveiling of an intelligence trove on Iran's alleged nuclear ambitions led to skepticism from backers of a landmark 2015 accord.

Israeli Policeman Jailed 9 Months Over Killing of Palestinian in 2014

An Israeli court sentenced a police officer to nine months in jail over the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager in 2014, an incident documented by video footage.

Egypt Opens Gaza Border Ahead of New Protests Against Israel

Egypt on Thursday opened its largely sealed border with the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip for three days, on the eve of more planned protests against Israel.

Media Watchdog: Israel Deliberately Shooting Journalists in Gaza

Reporters Without Borders on Saturday accused the Israeli army of the "deliberate shooting" of journalists in Gaza after a week of bloodshed by the border.

Bowing to Right-Wing Pressure, Netanyahu Cancels Refugee Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled an agreement with the U.N. refugee agency on Tuesday aimed at avoiding forced deportations of thousands of African migrants only hours after having announced the deal himself.

Israel Changes Controversial Plan to Deport African Migrants

Israel announced Monday it had reached a deal with the U.N. refugee agency to cancel a controversial plan to deport African migrants and replace it with a new one.

EU’s Mogherini Urges Independent Probe into Gaza Deaths

The E.U.'s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini called for an independent investigation into the use of live ammunition by Israel's military following deadly clashes in Gaza.

Turkey Accuses Israel of ‘Disproportionate’ Use of Force in Gaza

Turkey accused Israel of using "disproportionate force" against the Palestinians as clashes in Gaza near the Israeli border left at least eight people dead.

Palestinians Slam Trump’s Pick for Security Advisor Bolton

A senior Palestinian official on Friday slammed U.S. President Donald J. Trump's choice of hardliner John Bolton as his new national security advisor.

Unlikely Partners: How Egypt Benefits from Ties With Israel

Egyptian leader al-Sisi is utilizing Cairo’s good relationship with Israel to maintain warm ties with Washington and benefit from newly discovered oil riches of Eastern Mediterranean.

Internet Saves Gaza’s Youth From Unemployment

Israel has imposed movement restrictions on Gaza. But in a land that is completely under siege, people have found a thing that can be exported - information.

US to Open Jerusalem Embassy in May to Mark Israel’s Independence

The United States will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May, coinciding with Israel's celebration of the 70th anniversary of its independence.

African Migrants Start Hunger Strike Over Expulsion from Israel

Hundreds of African migrants launched a hunger strike to protest Israel's implementation of its controversial policy to expel or indefinitely imprison them.

Polish Ruling Party’s Crusade Against Judicial Independence

New regulations are springing up in Poland as the country's ruling right-wing party continues to reform the judiciary system.

Over 50 Palestinians Died in 2017 Waiting for Medical Permits From...

More than 50 Palestinians died waiting for Israeli visas to travel for medical treatment last year, the World Health Organization said.

Holocaust Row: Israel Concerned With Anti-Semitic Statements in Poland

The Israeli embassy in Warsaw expressed concern on Friday over a "wave of anti-Semitic statements" in Poland, as a diplomatic row between countries continues.