Benjamin Netanyahu

Smoke billows following Israeli strikes in Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip on May 28, 2024, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas militant group. - The UN Security Council was set to convene an emergency meeting on May 28 over an Israeli strike that killed dozens in a displaced persons camp in Rafah, as three European countries were slated to formally recognise a Palestinian state. (Photo by Eyad BABA / AFP)

Civil defence says 21 dead in new strike on Gaza camp that Israel denies

A civil defence official in Hamas-run Gaza said an Israeli strike on a displacement camp west of Rafah on Tuesday killed at least 21 people, after a similar strike that sparked global
2 months ago
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make a statement as the US President listens on before a meeting in Tel Aviv on October 18, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. - US President Joe Biden landed in Tel Aviv on October 18, 2023 as Middle East anger flared after hundreds were killed when a rocket struck a hospital in war-torn Gaza, with Israel and the Palestinians quick to trade blame. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

Israel warns of ‘serious consequences’ for ties with countries recognising Palestinian state

Israel's foreign ministry said Thursday that Israel's ties with Ireland, Norway and Spain will face "serious consequences" after their governments decided to recognise a Palestinian state from next week.
2 months ago
Israeli troops enter a building during a raid in the occupied West Bank town of Deir al-Ghusun near Tulkarem on May 4, 2024. (Photo by JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP)

Israel pounds Gaza as truce talks resume

Israel bombarded the overcrowded Gaza city of Rafah, where it has launched a ground incursion, as talks resumed Wednesday in Cairo aimed at agreeing the terms of a truce in the seven-month
3 months ago
US President Joe Biden. September 6, 2023. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)

Biden to speak with Netanyahu as Rafah fears mount

President Joe Biden will hold urgent talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday after Israel defied repeated US warnings and told Palestinians to evacuate part of the southern Gaza city of Rafah
3 months ago
Israeli mounted police stand guard during a protest by relatives and supporters of hostages taken captive by Palestinian militants in Gaza during the October 7 attacks, in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on May 4, 2024, amid the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip between Israel and the Palestinian militant Hamas group. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

Israel orders evacuation from Rafah area in south Gaza

Israel's military on Monday called for the evacuation of Palestinians from eastern Rafah, ahead of a long-threatened ground invasion of the southern Gaza city, the prospect of which has triggered widespread global
3 months ago
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make a statement as the US President listens on before a meeting in Tel Aviv on October 18, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. - US President Joe Biden landed in Tel Aviv on October 18, 2023 as Middle East anger flared after hundreds were killed when a rocket struck a hospital in war-torn Gaza, with Israel and the Palestinians quick to trade blame. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

Israel cannot accept Hamas’ demands, Netanyahu says

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel will not accept Hamas' demands for Israel to end the Gaza war. It comes as negotiators resumed talks in Egypt to broker a
3 months ago
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