Washington — Mahmoud Abbas has been sitting on the sidelines of the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, with little influence over its outcome.
Some 400 new immigrants from France are scheduled to arrive in Israel, in the midst of rocket fire on their new home country.
The Israel Defense Forces issued warnings to residents in three northern Gaza cities, calling on them to evacuate their homes for their own safety ahead of planned air strikes.
Jerusalem — Israel will “expand and intensify” its military operation against Hamas in the wake of a failed cease-fire attempt, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
Jerusalem — Israel shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle launched from Gaza after it crossed into Israel’s airspace.
Israeli media is now reporting that Israel has agreed to an Egyptian draft ceasefire proposal. Hamas has not yet replied, but there are hints it may agree.
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