Israel Defense Forces

U.S. paused shipment of weapons to Israel to head off Rafah invasion, says official

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration paused a shipment of weapons to Israel last week in opposition to apparent moves by the Israelis to invade the southern Gaza…

Israel orders Al Jazeera to close its local operation and seizes some of its equipment

Israel ordered the local offices of Qatar’s Al Jazeera satellite news network to close Sunday, escalating a long-running feud between…

U.S. pushes for U.N to support temporary Gaza ceasefire, oppose Rafah assault.

The United States has proposed a rival draft United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a temporary ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war and opposing a…

Egypt setting up area at Gaza border which could be used to shelter Palestinians, Reuters reports

Egypt is preparing an area at the Gaza border which could accommodate Palestinians in case an Israeli offensive into Rafah prompts an exodus across the frontier, four sources said, in…

Donations to Hamas-linked charities spike 70% since Oct. 7 attack, Israeli officials say

Financial investigators in Israel have identified a significant increase in donations to Hamas-linked charities since the group’s deadly Oct. 7…