Tag: Palestinian territories

Israel Moves Ahead With East Jerusalem Settlement Plan Despite UN Vote

Following the U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the building of settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said Tuesday the country is limiting its “work contacts” with 10 countries that voted in its favor. A spokesman explained Israel would curtail “travels of officials from Israel” to Britain, Russia, France, China,…

Israel Censures Ambassadors For UN Vote [VIDEO]

Israel has summoned ambassa-dors from countries that voted against for a United Nations resolution this week against settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The measure passed after the United States did not vote instead of vetoing the measure. “From the information that we have, we have no doubt that the Obama administration initiated…

Hamas Says It Continues To Build Tunnels To Attack Israel [VIDEO]

A senior leader of Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, says its gunmen continue to build attack tunnels into Israel. Ismail Haniyeh said Friday that militants dig tunnels and test rockets to attack Israel β€œevery day.” He spoke at the funeral of 7 militants who died this week when a tunnel from Gaza…