Just over a week ago Hamas fired hundreds of rockets into Israel, which responded with airstrikes. Gazans have been protesting against the economic blockade on every Friday for more than a year.
Three Israelis and at least 15 Palestinians are reported to have died, and hundreds of people on both sides have been injured – in the latest surge in violence between Palestinian militants in Gaza and Israeli forces. Militants began firing rockets into southern Israel yesterday – prompting airstrikes in response – while Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has now ordered the military to move tanks and artillery to the edge of the territory.
In Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu looks likely to win a record fifth term as Prime Minister, though his re-election is not yet formalised.
In Israel, the polls are about to close in a tightly-contested election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life and potentially his freedom, as he faces corruption investigations.
Just a day away from an election in Israel that is widely seen as a referendum on Benjamin Netanyahu he is pulling out all the stops.
Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank – if he wins his country’s elections on Tuesday.
Israel is just days from a major election that could see Benjamin Netanyahu become the country’s longest-serving Prime Minister. But he is not getting an easy ride. With an indictment for corruption hanging over him, he has been pulling out all the stops. There have been photo ops with his international buddies like President Trump,…
They were once considered a moderating influence on Donald Trump’s Presidency. A new book, though, portrays Mr Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka and Jared Kushner, as a power-hungry couple, concerned primarily with enriching themselves. The White House has dismissed it as “fiction”. But there are long-standing concerns in the US over Mr Kushner’s business dealings and the level of…
The Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed minutes after take-off on its journey from Addis Ababa to the Kenyan capital Nairobi, killing all 157 on board.
At least 67 people have been killed in a fire which raged through an historic shopping district in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka.
It’s over six years since the British journalist John Cantlie went missing in Syria. The photojournalist from Hampshire was last seen alive in an IS propaganda video in 2016.
Venezuela is braced for more protests as the country’s opposition leader and self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido, called for demonstrators to intensify pressure on sitting President Nicolas Maduro to step down. The barrios, or poor neighbourhoods, usually loyal to Maduro are beginning to turn against him. We’ve been speaking to the family of a young protester. They…
A cross-party group of MPs and lawyers have called on the Saudi government to allow them to visit the eight female activists, after reports emerged that they had been tortured and sexually assaulted while in detention.
In Zimbabwe, the offices of the main opposition party has been attacked amid protests that were sparked by the doubling of fuel prices. Several people have been killed and there have been hundreds of arrests and the ruling Zanu PF party has blocked social media networks. Ministers have blamed the opposition for the violence.
Some Labour activists are growing increasingly dissatisfied with their leader’s refusal to endorse a second referendum – as polls show that party members are significantly opposed to Brexit and pro second referendum.