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Pompeo refuses to identify US position on Israel’s possible annexation of West Bank settlements

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Secretary of State Mike Bombo on Tuesday refused to say whether the United States would oppose a possible annexation by Israel of West Bank settlements and refused...

Statement: Number of Palestinians on hunger strike in Israeli jails

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The number of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails to protest against their detention has risen to 400, the Palestinian Prisoners' Club said on Tuesday. The club...

Israeli military court condemns Palestinian soldier’s killing

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- An Israeli military court on Sunday condemned a Palestinian who killed an Israeli soldier in the West Bank last year, the Israeli army said. "The military court of terrorism...
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Netanyahu says he will annex settlements in the West Bank

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he would annex settlements in the occupied West Bank if he kept his job in Tuesday's election in a late...

UN Secretary-General visits Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday visited the Palestinian refugee camp of Baqaa in northern Amman, one of the largest Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, where some 120,000...

Over 80 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli army in Gaza

PALESTINE, GAZA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- More than 80 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army in the border area in eastern Gaza, the Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement. "Eighty-three citizens...

Israel eases restrictions on fishermen in Gaza Strip

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israel on Monday eased restrictions on fishermen off the besieged Gaza Strip by expanding fishing for 15 nautical miles in the Mediterranean, the largest area Israel has allowed...

Israel reopens Gaza crossings six days after closure

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israel reopened the Gaza crossings on Sunday, six days after they were closed after a rocket fired from the territory into Israel, while indirect negotiations were held to...

US plan for peace between Palestinians and Israel will abandon old “standards” – Pompeo

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the Middle East peace plan, which the United States intends to put forward, will give up old "standards"...
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United Nations warns that violence in Gaza could turn into a disaster

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations envoy to the Middle East, Nikolay Mladenov, on Tuesday warned of the disastrous consequences of escalating violence in Gaza after an exchange of fire between...

Night raids on Gaza and rockets on Israel despite the declaration of a ceasefire

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip and rocket fire from the besieged Palestinian sector continued into the Jewish state on Monday night, despite the announcement by Hamas on...

GAZA: Hamas has reached an Israeli-brokered cease-fire with Egypt

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, reached a ceasefire with Israel after Egyptian mediation. The situation in the Gaza Strip was strained early Monday after a rocket landed...

Hamas announces ceasefire in Gaza with Israel

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hamas announced on Monday evening that Egyptian mediation had succeeded in reaching a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip following a new wave of...
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Israeli army says it has begun targeting Hamas in Gaza

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Israeli army said in a statement on Monday it had launched strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip hours after a Palestinian rocket landed on a...

Netanyahu cuts his visit to US after the escalation of tension with Gaza

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut his visit to the United States on Monday and the army said it had sent reinforcements to the border with the Gaza...
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Israel sends military reinforcements to the Gaza Strip

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- After the fall of a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at a house in Micmeri (north of Tel Aviv) Monday, injuring seven Israelis were injured, Israeli Prime...
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Israel accuses Hamas of launching the missile on Tel Aviv

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- After the fall of a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at a house in Micmeri (north of Tel Aviv) Monday, injuring seven Israelis were injured, Israeli Prime...

Five Israelis injured after rocket hit on house north of Tel Aviv – police

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Five Israelis were wounded, most of them lightly Monday morning after a fire broke out in their home north of Tel Aviv by a rocket fired from the...

Trump will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan on Monday

ISRAEL (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Monday to sign a decree recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, said Israeli...

Another EU country to transfer its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Romanian Prime Minister Vasilica-Viorica Dancila said on Sunday that her country's embassy in Israel would be transferred from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to the government press service. The...