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ICC backtracks on Israel arrest warrants

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant have been accused of committing war crimes in Gaza. Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC)...

Jeffrey Epstein claimed to be Israeli spy – lawsuit

The allegation of Mossad involvement was contained in a rape complaint by an ex-girlfriend. Disgraced sex offender Jeffrey Epstein once boasted of being a Mossad...

Israeli forces to shift toward Lebanese border – Netanyahu

The prime minister has claimed the “intense phase” of fighting in Gaza is nearly over, clearing the way to confront Hezbollah. Israeli troops are poised...

New war is coming – UN

The dire warning comes amid rising tensions between Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah. The world is on the brink of a catastrophe, UN Secretary General Antonio...

Key minister quits Netanyahu’s war government

Benny Gantz has resigned from the cabinet, accusing the Israeli PM of failing to achieve a “true victory” over Hamas. A key member of Prime...

Israeli forces killed hundreds in hostage rescue operation – Gaza Government

Mahmoud Abbas has slammed the IDF operation as a “bloody massacre”. Israeli forces killed more than 200 Palestinians in the land, sea, and air attack...

US House votes to sanction ICC over Israel

Lawmakers want to “punish” the court for the Gaza war crimes probe. The US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to punish the International Criminal...

Israel has ‘operational control’ over Gaza’s border with Egypt – IDF

The area had served as a “lifeline” for Hamas, the Israeli Army has said. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced that it has established complete...

Israeli tanks reach centre of Rafah – reports

The armoured vehicles have been spotted near Al Awda mosque, witnesses told Reuters. Israeli tanks have reportedly reached the center of Rafah as the Israel...

Rafah refugee camp strike a ‘tragic mistake’ – Netanyahu

A probe has been launched into the IDF targeting process, the Israeli leader said. Israel has launched an investigation after at least 45 Palestinian refugees...

ICJ orders Israel to end Rafah offensive

The humanitarian situation in the city has “deteriorated further” since the Hague-based court’s last ruling. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Israel to...

European countries would have to arrest Netanyahu – EU boss

All parties to the Rome Statute are bound by the International Criminal Court’s decisions, the top diplomat has said. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell...

War-cabinet minister issues ultimatum to Netanyahu

Benny Gantz has threatened to quit the government if the Israeli PM doesn’t adopt a new strategy for Gaza war within three weeks. Benny Gantz,...

German-Israeli among three dead hostages recovered by Israel

Hamas killed the three civilians while they were escaping the October 7 Nova festival carnage, Israel says. The Israeli military has retrieved the bodies of...

450,000 Palestinians flee Rafah as Israeli tanks move in

“Nowhere is safe” in Gaza, the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees has warned. Some 450,000 Palestinians have fled Rafah since Israel ordered more of the...

Israel calls for mass evacuation of Rafah as military intensifies operations

Israel has ordered tens of thousands of Palestinians to evacuate Rafah, urging them to relocate to al-Mawasi, a coastal area described as an 'expanded...

NZ backs UN vote to give Palestine full membership

The UN General Assembly expressed strong support for Palestine's bid to become a full member of the United Nations, passing a resolution that recognises...

Hamas accepts ceasefire deal – Al Jazeera

The militants have reportedly agreed to a truce ahead of an Israeli invasion of Rafah. Hamas has accepted a ceasefire proposal put forward by Egyptian...

Watch: Hezbollah targets Israeli bases with dozens of missiles

The militant group claims it retaliated for IDF strikes on southern Lebanon. Hezbollah militants reportedly targeted several Israeli military installations, including a critical air surveillance...

Israel strikes Iran – update

Air defenses have reportedly been activated in several provinces of the Islamic Republic. Israel carried out strikes in Iran in the early hours of Friday,...

Israel launches missile attack on Iran’s Isfahan Province

ABC News has reports Israel has launched a missile attack on a site in Iran. Iran's Fars news agency noted explosions in Isfahan province, with...

Australian tourist detained in India for tearing down pro-Palestine posters

A video of a Jewish woman arguing with Indians over anti-Israeli ‘propaganda’ has gone viral. A Jewish woman from Australia was taken into police custody...

US preparing new sanctions on Iran

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has described the punitive measures as a response to Tehran’s bombardment of Israel. The US government is working on a...

‘No evidence’ Iran developing nuclear weapons – IAEA

The UN’s atomic watchdog has dismissed claims by Israel that Tehran is weeks away from acquiring a nuclear capability. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

‘Resistance will be violent’: What’s next for Israel and Gaza as the conflict goes on?

Since it evacuated its settlements in 2005, the Jewish state has had no presence in the enclave. Twenty years later, it seems ready to...

Netanyahu called off retaliation strikes after speaking to Biden – NYT

The US president reportedly talked the Israeli prime minister out of military action against Iran. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a plan to launch...

Israel shows aftermath of Iranian attack on airbase

Only a few of more than 300 projectiles launched by Tehran made it through Israeli defenses, according to the IDF. The Iranian airstrikes on Israel...

IDF confirms ‘minor damage’ to military base

Iran launched more than 200 drones and missiles against Israel, the military has said. Israel and its allies shot down the vast majority of drones...

Iran struck ‘important’ Israeli military targets – IRGC

Multiple IDF sites have been “hit and destroyed,” the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guard Corps has claimed. Revolutionary Guard Corps has said in a statement published...

Biden convenes security meeting over Iranian attack

Washington has responded to the latest salvo in the Middle East by reiterating its “ironclad” support for Israel’s security. The administration of US President Joe...

Iran warns foreign nations against helping Israel counterattack

Any country that provides an air or land passage for West Jerusalem’s troops will face Tehran’s wrath, the Islamic Republic has said. Any nation that...

Israel & allies intercept incoming Iranian drones – media

West Jerusalem and its allies have reportedly shot down more than 100 UAVs. The US and other Western allies are reportedly helping Israel to defend...

Iran confirms launching ‘extensive’ strike against Israel

The Islamic Republic has sent multiple drones toward the Jewish State, according to media reports. An operation has been carried out against Israeli targets in...

Iran launches drone attack against Israel – reports

Iran has reportedly launched drones towards Israel, according to a statement from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released on Saturday night. The IDF warned that...

Why Israel is risking a dramatic escalation with Iran

While Israel’s latest airstrike in Syria appears totally unhinged, there seems to be clear strategic thinking. On April 1, Israel bombed and ultimately destroyed the...

US sends reinforcements to ‘defend Israel’

Washington is “devoted” to West Jerusalem, President Biden has stated. American ships and troops in the Middle East prepared for a likely Iranian attack on...

‘Utter catastrophe’: Winston’s speech to the UN General Assembly

Full text of Foreign Minister Winston Peters' speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Mr President, The situation in Gaza is an utter catastrophe. New Zealand condemns...

Israeli protesters demand Netanyahu’s ‘immediate’ replacement

Demonstrators have accused the prime minister of slow-walking a ceasefire deal to please hardliners in his cabinet. Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in...

Israel to reopen Gaza border crossing for aid

The government will allow deliveries through the Erez checkpoint for the first time in months. Israel has agreed to allow humanitarian aid deliveries into northern...

IDF ‘deliberately targeted’ aid convoy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier described deaths of seven humanitarian workers as “tragic” and “unintentional”. Israel fired missiles on three separate occasions at an...

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