- On 21 November, the Israeli cabinet approved a deal to secure the release of at least 50 Israeli civilian hostages, beginning with women and children. Those released are expected to include 30 children, eight mothers and twelve elderly
On the ground
Israel is preparing to initiate a “significant ground operation” to strike Hamas in Gaza “from air, sea and land” following last week’s terror attacks.
Hamas launched a massive assault on southern Israel on Saturday morning, murdering over 1,000 men, women and children and kidnapping an estimated 130 hostages. Thousands of people were injured in the well-planned and highly organised sneak attack which took place …
A terrorist group based in the Gaza strip test-fired a number of rockets into the Mediterranean sea on Tuesday morning, in a move that triggered an alert in southern Israel.
The launches, claimed by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group, …
Israel and Saudi Arabia are moving towards a historic US-brokered deal to normalise diplomatic ties, the White House said on Friday.
US President Joe Biden hopes to score an election-year diplomatic victory by securing recognition of the Jewish state by …
Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted some of Israel’s most senior security officials for a meeting at his office on Sunday which excluded national security minister Itamar Ben Gvir.
This was not the first time that the hard right nationalist Ben …
Ahead of Labour’s annual conference next week, LFI has released its latest policy pamphlet: Britain and the Middle East: Priorities for the Next Labour Government exclusively in the Guardian today.
Priorities for the next Labour government
The head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ elite Quds Force, Esmail Ghaani, visited Syria last week to oversee a joint military drill, according to Iranian media reports.
Ghaani, who was appointed following a US drone strike against his predecessor, …