Israel-Palestinian Conflict

Hezbollah, Syrian forces advance on rebels 7 miles from Israel

(Worthy News) – Hezbollah and Syrian army forces have reportedly launched an assault on a besieged Syrian rebels’ stronghold some 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) from Israel’s border, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Israel will not accept Iranian proxies on its frontier. Rebels groups have reported heavy bombardments and artillery fire on their…

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IDF warns Gaza tensions could erupt into new conflict — report

(Worthy News) – The Israel Defense Forces has reportedly warned senior government ministers the situation in the Gaza Strip is incendiary and could lead to a new round of violence with Hamas. Senior defense officials told ministers at Sunday’s briefing for the high-level security cabinet that the Gaza-based terrorist group has no interest in starting…

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Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near northern Israel

(Worthy News) – Syrian army forces backed by Iranian-backed militias pushed deeper into the last rebel-held enclave near a strategic border area with Israel and Lebanon in a new expansion of Tehran’s influence in the war-torn country. The army and the Shi’ite forces advanced east and south of the Sunni-rebel held bastion of Beit Jin…

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Israel says 10 more countries in talks about moving embassies to Jerusalem

(Worthy News) – Following Guatemala’s announcement Monday that it would move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, at least 10 other countries are in talks to move their own missions, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said. In an interview with Israel Radio, she declined to say which states Israel was speaking with, but Channel 10…

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Hamas calls on Arabs to drive Israeli, US ambassadors out of Arab states

(Worthy News) – Palestinians resumed violently rioting on Wednesday as they continued to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s Dec. 6 declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The declaration infuriated Palestinians and many in the Arab world who view east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. “We call on our Arabic and…

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176 nations at UN call for Palestinian statehood

(Worthy News) – The General Assembly voted 176-7 on Tuesday to affirm the Palestinian right to self-determination, one day after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas pledged to renew his quest for state membership in the international body. The vote is nonbinding and has no impact beyond underscoring international support for Palestinian statehood among most of…

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Trump to present new doctrine that says Israel not the cause of Mideast problems

(Worthy News) – Prioritizing national sovereignty over alliances, US President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition and downplays the Israeli-Palestinian conflict’s impact on the broader world order. The new national security doctrine reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change and de-emphasizes multinational…

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US vetoes UN call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

(Worthy News) – The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn. The remaining 14 council members voted in favor of the Egyptian-drafted resolution, which did not specifically mention the…

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