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Girls walk in a new neighborhood that is under construction in Sderot, Israel, July 20, 2021. No place in Israel has been hit harder by Palestinian rocket fire than Sderot, a working-class town just about a mile (1.5 kilometers) from the Gaza border. Although Sderot is enjoying an economic boom and revival, a generation of children and parents are suffering from the traumatic effects of two decades of rocket fire that experts are still struggling to understand. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Despite calm, Israeli town copes with scars of rocket fire

Despite calm, Israeli town copes with scars of rocket fire

 

Hamas security officers check an empty truck entering Israel at the Kerem Shalom cargo crossing with Israel, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Monday, June 21, 2021. Israel on Monday eased some restrictions on the Gaza Strip that have threatened a fragile cease-fire which halted an 11-day war last month with the territory’s Hamas rulers, Palestinian officials said. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Palestinians say Israel has eased some restrictions on Gaza

Easing also included resumption of mail service in and out of Gaza

  • Jun 21, 2021

 

An Israeli protester wears pink during a demonstration against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside his official residence in Jerusalem, Saturday, June 12, 2021. If all goes according to plan, Israel will swear in a new government on Sunday, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12-year rule and a political crisis that inflicted four elections on the country in less than two years. Hebrew reads: “You failed”,” Israel free” and “Leave”. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel to swear in government, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

His place in Israeli history is secure, having served as prime minister for a total of 15 years

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ceasefire needed in Israeli-Palestinian conflict to avoid loss of more civilians: PM

Ceasefire needed in Israeli-Palestinian conflict to avoid loss of more civilians: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a joint press conference following meetings with the Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson, at the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Blinken is touting the Biden administration's abrupt shift in its predecessor's climate policies as he visits Iceland for talks with senior officials from the world's Arctic nations. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

AP source: US encouraging Israel to wind down Gaza offensive

AP source: US encouraging Israel to wind down Gaza offensive

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a joint press conference following meetings with the Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson, at the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Blinken is touting the Biden administration's abrupt shift in its predecessor's climate policies as he visits Iceland for talks with senior officials from the world's Arctic nations. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
People take pictures of a damaged synagogue after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, Israel, Sunday, May 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Palestinians go on strike as Israel-Hamas fighting rages

Palestinians go on strike as Israel-Hamas fighting rages

People take pictures of a damaged synagogue after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, Israel, Sunday, May 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
A man inspects the rubble of destroyed commercial building and Gaza health care clinic following an Israeli airstrike on the upper floors of a commercial building near the Health Ministry in Gaza City, on Monday, May 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Strike from Gaza kills 2 as Israel topples 6-story building

Latest attack from Gaza on Tuesday hits packaging plant

  • May 18, 2021
A man inspects the rubble of destroyed commercial building and Gaza health care clinic following an Israeli airstrike on the upper floors of a commercial building near the Health Ministry in Gaza City, on Monday, May 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Israelis take cover as a siren sounds a warning of incoming rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, southern Israel, Sunday, May 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Heidi Levine)

Israel strikes Gaza tunnels as truce efforts remain elusive

Israel strikes Gaza tunnels as truce efforts remain elusive

Israelis take cover as a siren sounds a warning of incoming rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, southern Israel, Sunday, May 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Heidi Levine)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh listens to a question as he speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Singh calls for halt on Canadian arms sales to Israel as violence escalates in region

Dozens have died after Palestinian militants launched rockets and Israel unleashed new air strikes

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh listens to a question as he speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Israeli soldiers check a Palestinian women as she wait to cross the Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem, to attend the second Friday prayers in the al-Aqsa mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Friday, April 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Majdi Mohammed

Human Rights Watch demands action against Israel, accusing it of ‘apartheid’ crimes

Human Rights Watch demands action against Israel, accusing it of ‘apartheid’ crimes

Israeli soldiers check a Palestinian women as she wait to cross the Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem, to attend the second Friday prayers in the al-Aqsa mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Friday, April 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Majdi Mohammed
Israeli border police block members of "Lahava," a Jewish extremist group to approach to Damascus Gate to protest amid heightened tensions in the city, just outside Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, April 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israeli police arrest dozens in night of chaos in Jerusalem

Israeli police arrest dozens in night of chaos in Jerusalem

Israeli border police block members of "Lahava," a Jewish extremist group to approach to Damascus Gate to protest amid heightened tensions in the city, just outside Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, April 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
FILE - This file image made from a video aired Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, by Israeli television station Channel 10, shows what the television station claims is Israel's top secret nuclear facility in the southern Israeli town of Dimona, the first detailed video of the site ever shown to the public. The Israeli military said that a missile was fired into Israel from neighboring Syria early Thursday, April 22, 2021, and that it has struck targets in Syria in response. Earlier, air raid sirens sounded in Dimona, the Negev town that is home to Israel's secretive nuclear reactor, indicating a possible incoming attack. (Channel 10 via AP, File)

Israel says it strikes targets in Syria after missile attack

Israel says it strikes targets in Syria after missile attack

FILE - This file image made from a video aired Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, by Israeli television station Channel 10, shows what the television station claims is Israel's top secret nuclear facility in the southern Israeli town of Dimona, the first detailed video of the site ever shown to the public. The Israeli military said that a missile was fired into Israel from neighboring Syria early Thursday, April 22, 2021, and that it has struck targets in Syria in response. Earlier, air raid sirens sounded in Dimona, the Negev town that is home to Israel's secretive nuclear reactor, indicating a possible incoming attack. (Channel 10 via AP, File)

Far-right party set to gain new influence after Israeli vote

Far-right party set to gain new influence after Israeli vote

FILE- In this Nov. 7, 2019 file photo, the International Criminal Court, or ICC, is seen in The Hague, Netherlands. The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday, March 3, 2021 that she has launched an investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories. Fatou Bensouda said in a statement the probe will be conducted “independently, impartially and objectively, without fear or favor.”(AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

ICC launches war crimes probe into Israeli practices

ICC launches war crimes probe into Israeli practices

FILE- In this Nov. 7, 2019 file photo, the International Criminal Court, or ICC, is seen in The Hague, Netherlands. The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday, March 3, 2021 that she has launched an investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories. Fatou Bensouda said in a statement the probe will be conducted “independently, impartially and objectively, without fear or favor.”(AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Israel, UAE to sign deal at White House next week

Israel, UAE to sign deal at White House next week

Israel, UAE to sign deal at White House next week

Israel, UAE to sign deal at White House next week

Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

Etihad makes 1st known commercial flight between UAE, Israel

Etihad makes 1st known commercial flight between UAE, Israel

Etihad makes 1st known commercial flight between UAE, Israel

Etihad makes 1st known commercial flight between UAE, Israel
Israeli coalition deal keeps Netanyahu in power

Israeli coalition deal keeps Netanyahu in power

Israeli coalition deal keeps Netanyahu in power

Israeli coalition deal keeps Netanyahu in power
Netanyahu, rival, make last-ditch effort at coalition deal

Netanyahu, rival, make last-ditch effort at coalition deal

Netanyahu, rival, make last-ditch effort at coalition deal

Netanyahu, rival, make last-ditch effort at coalition deal
Netanyahu, rival report ‘meaningful progress’ in unity talks

Netanyahu, rival report ‘meaningful progress’ in unity talks

Netanyahu, rival report ‘meaningful progress’ in unity talks

Netanyahu, rival report ‘meaningful progress’ in unity talks