While the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday endorsed a scorching report that accuses both Israel and Hamas of war crimes during the Jewish state’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip at the turn of the year, European countries on the council opposed the resolution or abstained from the vote after heavy diplomatic pressure from Tel Aviv.
Although the third Hamas-Israel ceasefire is still in effect, Sderot schoolchildren began the 2009 school year both excited and yet apprehensive. Two days before the doors to Sderot’s nine schools opened, two rockets fired from Gaza triggered the city’s rocket…
Israeli security officials cleared for publication on Monday the recent discovery of a large cave complex in the Judean hill country that had been used by Hamas and other terror groups for training.
The United States plans to pledge more than $900 million to help rebuild Gaza after Israel’s offensive against Hamas and strengthen the Palestinian Authority, a U.S. official said on Monday.