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.
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.
Early Thursday morning, Iran launched 20 rockets into Israel from its military bases in Syria. Israel responded with its greatest show of force in Syria since the 1973 Yom Kippur War.