28,000 homes damaged in Gaza during war with Israel, report

The minister of public works and housing in Gaza on Thursday released new statistics about damage caused by Israel’s military offensive during the summer, as the reconstruction process slowly begins. Mufid al-Hasayneh said that 28,000 homes were damaged during Israel’s offensive, with 3,000 completely destroyed. Over 88,000 affected families have registered with the UN refugee […]

3 of the 4 killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack are American Rabbis

Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with meat cleavers and a gun, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said. Three of the victims — Aryeh Kopinsky, Calman Levine, Moshe Twersky — were dual American-Israeli citizens, a police official confirmed to CBS […]

4 Killed in Jerusalem Synagogue Complex

Two assailants armed with a gun, knives and axes stormed a synagogue complex in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of West Jerusalem on Tuesday morning, killing at least four worshipers during morning prayers, according to the police. The attack was one of the deadliest in the city in several years. Police officers who arrived at the […]

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas accuses Israel of religious war

The Palestinian president on Tuesday accused Israel of provoking a “religious war” as new violence between the sides broke out in the West Bank, leaving a Palestinian man dead, amid mounting concerns that the long-running conflict is entering a new and dangerous phase. Mahmoud Abbas blamed the latest tensions on a series of visits by […]