Israel, Palestine

Israel, Palestine

Israel-Palestinian conflict escalates as rockets fly, riots flare

Israel-Palestinian conflict escalates as rockets fly, riots flare

13/5/2021 2:18:00 PM

Israel -Palestinian conflict escalates as rockets fly, riots flare

TEL AVIV: Israel faced an escalating conflict on two fronts on Thursday (May 13), scrambling to quell riots between Arabs and Jews on its own ...

BookmarkTEL AVIV: Israel faced an escalating conflict on two fronts on Thursday (May 13), scrambling to quell riots between Arabs and Jews on its own streets after days of exchanging deadly fire with militants in Gaza.Defense Minister Benny Gantz ordered a"massive reinforcement" of security forces to quell mob violence across the country, where police stations have been attacked and people savagely beaten on both sides.

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AdvertisementAdvertisementDespite global alarm and diplomatic efforts to halt the spiralling violence, which United States President Joe Biden said he hoped would end"sooner than later", hundreds of rockets again tore through the skies over the Gaza Strip overnight.

Israel's air force launched multiple strikes with fighter jets, targeting what it described as locations linked to Hamas, the group that controls Gaza.In Gaza, 83 people have been reported killed since Monday - including 17 children - and more than 480 people wounded as heavy bombardment has rocked the crowded coastal enclave and brought down entire tower blocks. headtopics.com

The Israeli military said it had struck Gaza targets more than 600 times, while Hamas had fired over 1,600 rockets towards Israel.AdvertisementAdvertisementIsrael's civil aviation authority said it had diverted all incoming passenger flights headed for Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport to Ramon Airport in the south, as air raid warnings once more went off across Israel.

In southern Israel, seven people were killed, including one six-year-old, after a rocket struck a family home, the United Hatzalah volunteer rescue service said.Recent days have seen the most intense hostilities in seven years between Israel and Gaza's armed groups, triggered by weekend unrest at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound, which is sacred to both Muslims and Jews.

The unrest has been driven by anger over the looming evictions of Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem. Read more: CNA »

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Dozens dead as Israel and Hamas escalate aerial bombardmentsGAZA — Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Tuesday (May 11), raising the death toll in two days to 32 Palestinians and three people in Israel , with Israel carrying out multiple air strikes in Gaza and the militant group firing rockets at Tel Aviv.

Israel, Hamas escalate heavy fighting with no end in sight Israel stepped up its attacks on the Gaza Strip, flattening a high-rise building used by the Hamas militant group and killing at least three militants in their hideouts on Tuesday as Palestinian rockets rained down almost nonstop on parts of Israel . Israel i Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to expand the offensive, while Gaza militants unleashed a fierce late-night barrage of rockets that set off air-raid sirens and explosions throughout the densely populated Tel Aviv metropolitan area. Just after daybreak Wednesday, Israel unleashed dozens of airstrikes in the course of a few minutes, targeting police and security installations, witnesses said. Send covid....

Singapore calls for de-escalation of violence in Israel and GazaSINGAPORE: Singapore on Wednesday (May 12) said it is extremely concerned about the civilian casualties from the escalation of violence in Israel ... Stop the terror, apartheid and ethnic cleansing by Israelis military ans settlers on the Palestinians. Can yall settle your own shit first.... Like the covid situation My challenge to Singapore--end racism here first!

Israel airstrikes kill 20 in Gaza, Palestinians say, after militants fire rockets at Jerusalem

Gaza teeters on the brink as fighting with Israel escalatesGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip: Screams and flying debris enveloped Umm Majed al-Rayyes as explosions hurled her from her bed in Gaza City. Groping in the ...

Israel airstrikes kill 20 in Gaza, Palestinians say, after militants fire rockets at Jerusalem