The U.N. General Assembly Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Israel for using “excessive force” against the violent protests at the Gaza border. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, said the resolution is further evidence of the U.N.’s bias against Israel.
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Following a three-day diplomatic trip to Europe, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a “general agreement” with the leaders of Germany, France, and Britain regarding the removal of Iranian forces from Syria
In the largest barrage since 2014, more than 100 rockets and mortars were fired from Gaza into Southern Israel earlier this week.
On Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces carried out airstrikes against Hamas underground terror infrastructure in northern Gaza. The strikes come in response to an arson attack on an Israeli military position by Palestinians who infiltrated Israel from Gaza.
Seventy years after Israel declared its independence, the United States officially opened the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem — the first country to do so.