Turkey appoints new ambassador to Israel as ties warm

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has appointed a new ambassador to Israel, the state-run news agency reported Thursday, in the latest step between the two countries’ efforts toward normalizing...

Family of Indonesian soccer stampede victim recall proud fan

By Yuddy Cahya Budiman MALANG, Indonesia - For more than three decades, Iwan Junaedi was a devoted fan of the Indonesian soccer side Arema FC, barely missing a game at the club in the country's...

Internal watchdog faults police use of tear gas in deadly Indonesia soccer riot

By Stanley Widianto JAKARTA - Indonesian police wrongly used tear gas inside a stadium to disperse rioting football fans, an internal oversight official said on Tuesday, as the country awaits...

Gaza struggles to accommodate the living and the dead as population grows

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA - In the densely populated Gaza Strip, a battle for space is pitting the living against the dead as homeless squatters settle in the area's cemeteries while authorities...

EU, Israel hold high-level talks for first time in a decade

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Israel on Monday held high-level talks for the first time in a decade, with the Europeans keen to press Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on how to put a...

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinian gunmen in flashpoint West Bank town

By Ali Sawafta JENIN, West Bank -Israeli forces killed four Palestinian gunmen in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, pursuing a half-year-long campaign of raids triggered by a series of lethal...

Meta-commissioned report from BSR details censorship and allegations of “unintentional bias” against Palestinians...

Facebook and Instagram’s speech policies harmed fundamental human rights of Palestinian users during a conflagration that saw heavy Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip last May, according to a study...

In parts of Mideast, power generators spew toxic fumes 24/7

BEIRUT (AP) — They literally run the country. In parking lots, on flatbed trucks, hospital courtyards and rooftops, private generators are ubiquitous in parts of the Middle East, spewing hazardous...

Palestinian rockets reach west of Jerusalem on third day of Gaza fighting

The rockets caused no casualties, but signaled new reach and resolve as Israel pressed air strikes in the Gaza Strip and admitted Jewish visitors to a contested mosque compound.

Security cabinet meets as over 350 rockets target Israel, sirens sound in Tel Aviv

IDF continues striking Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza Strip as second day of Operation Breaking Dawn draws to a close; top general says there are 'many' more PIJ targets to hit

Israel bombs Gaza Strip for second day in ‘pre-emptive operation’

Health authorities in Palestinian enclave report 12 dead in Israeli attacks targeting Islamic Jihad

Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes - The Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli jets pounded militant targets in Gaza early Saturday as rockets rained on southern Israel, hours after a wave of Israeli airstrikes on the coastal enclave killed...

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes Friday on Gaza, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant, according to Palestinian officials. Israel said it targeted...

At least four rockets fired from Gaza hours after Biden leaves Israel

The Israeli military said at least four rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into the coastal city of Ashkelon, hours after President Joe Biden announced a deal between Saudi Arabaia and Israel.

Israel to Seek Biden Support for Laser Defense

Israel to seek U.S. support for an experimental laser air-defense system. Known as Iron Beam, the system has recently shown new promise in its ability to take down drones, rockets and mortars....

Jerusalem on edge before contentious Israeli flag march

The annual procession celebrates Israel's capture of the Old City in the 1967 Middle East war. The march is a blatant provocation and a violation of one of the few places in the city, increasingly...

Gaza Strip farmer digs up 4,500-year-old sculpture of ancient goddess of war

“While I was plowing the land to plant it, we discovered this statue,” Nidal Abu Eid, the farmer who made the discovery, told NBC News on Wednesday.

Gaza Strip Farmer Digs Up 4,500-Year-Old Statue of Canaanite Goddess of War

Archeologists say the statue shows the head of Anat, an ancient goddess of love, beauty, and war.

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