September 23, 2019

Hamas to free Gilad Shalit in prisoner swap with Israel

Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five years. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the deal had been reached after arduous talks, and that Sgt Shalit would be back with his family "within … [Read more...]

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza militants following Eilat attack

The Israeli air force has carried out an air strike in Gaza on a house in Rafah, in retaliation for attacks in Israel. Israeli officials had warned that there would be trouble after militants attacked vehicles near Eilat in southern Israel killing seven people. The Israeli army killed seven of … [Read more...]

Obama wants Israel to return to pre-1967 borders

United States President Barack Obama has officially announced that it is U.S. policy that a future Palestinian state should be based on borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East war. Israel seized the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula in the so called 'six day … [Read more...]

Israeli soldiers fire on palestinian protesters

Israeli soldiers have fired on groups of palestinian protesters on Israel's border Palestinian territories, Syria and Lebanon. Reports say that at least 12 people have been killed and dozens injured. Clashes have been taking place at four separate borders or crossing points - at Erez in Gaza, … [Read more...]