Israel's draconian control over freedom of movement has haunted Palestinians for decades. Now its debilitating effect on society means many Palestinians are finding love, and getting married, over social media.
Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short a rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he campaigned for his party's primaries the following day, public television reported.
Palestinians burn effigies of US President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu, as thousands protest against a shift in Washington's policy on Israeli illegal settlements.
A Hamas interior ministry spokesman said security forces are making progress in their investigation to establish who was behind the blasts, but did not disclose further details.
There was no immediate retaliatory rocket fire from Gaza, or reports of injuries from either side.
Syrian regime media said that Israeli warplanes attacked a military outpost in the Queneitra province. Israel said it was responding to anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its planes.
A member of the forgotten African-Palestinian community, Mahmoud Jiddah was born in Jerusalem around the time of the Nakba. He grew up witnessing the takeover of Palestine and joined in the resistance against Israel’s occupation of his home.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a dilemma: stir up nationalist sentiment through harsh action against Gaza and possibly a military miscalculation, or avoid escalating tensions and be viewed as soft.
Israel's military confirmed it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport.
Director of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Ben Jamal, says London-based HSBC has divested from Israeli drone manufacturer Elbit Systems after collective pressure that included 24,000 emails from people highlighting their concerns.
Regime media report air defence confronted "enemy targets" above the capital and downed most of the missiles before landing. But, a war monitor says the air raid targeted arms depots for Lebanon's Hezbollah group and Iranian forces.
The claim by the Israeli government that it has just found tunnels inside its territory is about internal politics rather than security. Israel's tunnel vision is about Netanyahu as much as it is about Hezbollah
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