Gaza tensions flare: IDF strikes 8 more Hamas targets as rockets barrage south

18 rockets fired from strip in a number of separate incidents; four intercepted by the Iron Dome while an unspecified number fall in Israeli territory


U.S. withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council

The United States withdrew from the U


Israel welcomes ‘courageous’ US pullout from UN Human Rights Council

PMO praises move against 'biased, hostile, anti-Israel organization'; UN chief, EU say they remain committed to international body


U.S. quits U.N. human rights body, citing bias vs Israel, alarming critics

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from a "hypocritical and self-serving" United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult


Pompeo, Haley Announces United States Leaving UN Human Rights Council

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U


Nine reasons the Israel-Palestine struggle cannot be solved

Why can't we, two intelligent, resourceful and historically knowledgeable peoples, manage to resolve our excruciating conflict, a struggle now much older than any Israeli or Palestinian alive?


US quits UN human rights council – ‘a cesspool of political bias’

Nikki Haley says council is ‘protector of human rights abusers’ that targets Israel in particular and ignores atrocities elsewhereThe US is withdrawing from the United Nations human rights council, the Trump administration announced on Tuesday, calling it a “cesspool of political bias” that targets Israel in particular while ignoring atrocities in other countries


White House Mideast team holds talks with Jordanian king

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U.S. withdraws from United Nations human rights body

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a "chronic bias against Israel," a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult


US quits the UN’s human rights council, citing its ‘chronic bias against Israel’

Haley says the global body is 'a cesspool of political bias'; announces US departure after protracted criticism of the body's obsessive focus on Israel


Ex-minister said to have maintained contacts with embassy while allegedly spying

Gonen Segev reportedly attended Independence Day event hosted by Israeli mission days before arrest and subsequent indictment on espionage charges


US quits ‘biased’ UN human rights council

The Trump administration accuses the Geneva-based body of being biased against Israel


Israel mulls granting asylum seekers residency status if they leave Tel Aviv

South Tel Aviv activists pushing for the deportation of African migrants oppose the new plan


Sharp rise in number of Israelis banned from marrying through Rabbinate

A total of 6,727 people are prohibited from marrying in Israel due to issues relating to their Jewishness, a Knesset study shows


U.S. withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, citing ‘unconscionable’ approach to Israel

Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley accuses council of 'making a mockery' of human rights