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'We've reached a breaking point'

UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini tells General Assembly the agency's ability to fulfill its mandate is "seriously threatened".

'We've reached a breaking point'

Delegation to Cairo for hostage release deal talks

The final approval for the delegation and granting of its powers will be done by the expanded cabinet. The delegation will be headed by Mossad chief David Barnea.

Delegation to Cairo for hostage release deal talks

The plan for 'the day after Hamas'

Prime Minister Netanyahu brings before the Cabinet his proposal for the "day after" Hamas, which includes the shutting down of UNRWA and a complete demilitarization of Gaza.

The plan for 'the day after Hamas'

Jewish MP: I feel safer in Israel than in London

Tory MP Andrew Percy says in the House of Commons that 'Nobody in this house has any business telling Israel where to operate to rescue hostages.'

Jewish MP: I feel safer in Israel than in London

Israel to change lyrics to song or be disqualified

The EBU confirmed to an Israeli official that Israel would have to change the lyrics to October Rain or forfeit the competition.

Israel to change lyrics to song or be disqualified

Hezbollah missiles expert killed in Israeli strike

Jafar Salah, one of Hezbollah's eminent missile experts, was eliminated in an IDF strike near Nabatieh.

Hezbollah missiles expert killed in Israeli strike

'From river to sea' projected onto London's Big Ben

Anti-Israel demonstration held outside Parliament during debate on ceasefire resolutions, with genocidal slogan projected onto iconic London landmark.

'From river to sea' projected onto London's Big Ben

'Whole command failed, and they punish 1 who acted?'

Soldiers from multiple units who support Brigadier General Barak Hiram to turn to Chief of Staff amid reports he will not be promoted to Gaza Division Commander due to shelling in Be'eri.

'Whole command failed, and they punish 1 who acted?'

'We felt betrayed by human rights orgs' silence'

First Lady Michal Herzog spoke to UCLA students about the new ARCCI report about Hamas' widespread and systematic use of rape and gender-based sexual violence.

'We felt betrayed by human rights orgs' silence'

Residents near Gaza border can return home

The IDF has concluded that there is no security reason preventing the residents of several evacuated Gaza border communities from returning to their homes.

Residents near Gaza border can return home

Volunteer kept 10.7 terrorist's gun as a 'souvenir'

The 29-year-old suspect, who volunteered in the Gaza envelope after the massacre, was arrested after police found a Kalashnikov assault rifle, a magazine, 51 5.56 rounds, and a substance that is suspected to be drugs, in his possession.

Volunteer kept 10.7 terrorist's gun as a 'souvenir'

Soldiers beat anti-Gaza aid protesters

Minor protesters demonstrating against allowing humanitarian aid to reach Gaza suffered physical injury and property damage.

Soldiers beat anti-Gaza aid protesters

IDF destroys archterrorist's home in Gaza

IDF destroys home of archterrorist Yasser Arafat, which has been turned into a museum since his death.

IDF destroys archterrorist's home in Gaza

IDF strikes Hezbollah compound in Maroun El Ras

IDF strikes Hezbollah infrastructure, removes threat in southern Lebanon, following missile attacks on northern Israel.

IDF strikes Hezbollah compound in Maroun El Ras

Belgian MP rebukes minister for Nazi comparison

Belgian MP Michael Freilich denounced a minister in his government for comparing Israel to Nazi Germany.

Belgian MP rebukes minister for Nazi comparison

7/10 survivors sue AP for supporting terrorism

New lawsuit filed by October 7 massacre survivors, loved ones of victims, claims AP 'aided and abetted' Hamas terror group, provided 'material support' for terrorism.

7/10 survivors sue AP for supporting terrorism

'In many Gaza homes, we found copies of Mein Kampf'

Foreign Min. Israel Katz says Hamas are the new Nazis, warns that if Israel does not win war against Hamas, 'it will harm Jewish communities all over the world.'

'In many Gaza homes, we found copies of Mein Kampf'

Israel preparing ground for pilot project in Gaza

Israel is working to create civilian leadership in Gaza and remove Hamas from the area, in order to allow humanitarian aid to be transferred to Gaza's civilian population.

Israel preparing ground for pilot project in Gaza

Report: Syrian official arrested by IDF

Israeli forces arrested a man crossing from Syria into Israel. Syrian media claims the suspect was a member of the Syrian ruling party.

Report: Syrian official arrested by IDF

Home hit by antitank missile goes up in flames

Two antitank missiles fired from Lebanon land in northern Israel, one setting a home on fire.

Home hit by antitank missile goes up in flames

Terrorist armed with RPG eliminated

IDF continues elimination of terrorists, targeted raids on terror targets; IAF and Israeli Navy troops continue to destroy terrorist infrastructure throughout the Gaza Strip.

Terrorist armed with RPG eliminated

Exhibition for evacuees at Dead Sea

Families evacuated from Israel's northern and southern borders were treated to a working dog exhibition by the Israel Dog Unit.

Exhibition for evacuees at Dead Sea

Rep. Torres quits Congressional Progressive Caucus

New York Democrat has been one of the most vocally pro-Israel Democrats in the House.

Rep. Torres quits Congressional Progressive Caucus

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

The aid includes four tons of supplies which were floated down to the Tal Al-Hawa Hospital in northern Gaza.

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

Missile successfully intercepted over the city

Arrow system intercepts missile that was fired towards Eilat from the area of the Red Sea.

Missile successfully intercepted over the city

Civilian management of population in northern Gaza

Israel to test plan in which a Gazan citizen will manage the Zeitoun neighborhood instead of Hamas.

Civilian management of population in northern Gaza

Chaos at UK House of Commons over Gaza vote

UK House Speaker Lindsay Hoyle comes under fire after allowing a Labour motion on the Gaza ceasefire to be voted on.

Chaos at UK House of Commons over Gaza vote

'We do not agree with your comments on Gaza'

Secretary of State tells Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva during meeting that the US does not agree with his comparing Israel's actions in Gaza to those of Hitler.

'We do not agree with your comments on Gaza'

UK to consider suspending arms exports to Israel

The Guardian reports that, as the humanitarian situation in Gaza has worsened, diplomatic pressure has been mounting on the UK to suspend arms exports to Israel.

UK to consider suspending arms exports to Israel

Gen. behind shelling in Be'eri not to be promoted

IDF considering revoking the appointment of Brig. Gen. Barak Hiram to Gaza Division commander. Hiram ordered the shelling of a house in which terrorists were entrenched in Kibbutz Be'eri on October 7th which led to the deaths of 12 hostages.

Gen. behind shelling in Be'eri not to be promoted

'Unilateral recognition of PA state rewards terror'

National Unity party chairman says it would be a mistake for other countries to force the establishment of a Palestinian state in the aftermath of October 7.

'Unilateral recognition of PA state rewards terror'

Terrorist who launched mortars at Israel eliminated

An aircraft eliminated the terrorist and struck the launcher from which the mortar shells were fired.

Terrorist who launched mortars at Israel eliminated

IDF destroys tunnel used by senior Hamas officials

Kilometer-long tunnel used by Hamas leadership in Khan Yunis uncovered and destroyed.

IDF destroys tunnel used by senior Hamas officials

'We'll have to pay a heavy price to return hostages'

Gal Hirsch tells the Conference of Presidents that Israel is writing a previously unwritten textbook on handling a hostage negotiation situation.

'We'll have to pay a heavy price to return hostages'

Be considerate of hostage families' feelings

President Isaac Herzog calls on high school students in Haifa: 'We must consider the feelings of the hostages’ families, understand that they are going through a living hell every day and every hour.'

Be considerate of hostage families' feelings

Hamas head promised Hezbollah would join 7/10 attack

Yahya Sinwar was certain that Hezbollah would begin attack on northern Israel parallel to October 7 massacre in southern Israel, documents found in Khan Yunis show.

Hamas head promised Hezbollah would join 7/10 attack

Interior Minister grants residency to 7/10 hero

Interior Min. Arbel grants permanent residency to religious Muslim who lost his pregnant wife in the October 7 massacre, and then proceeded to save dozens of IDF soldiers.

Interior Minister grants residency to 7/10 hero

Sinwar has turned from a leader to a fugitive

Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant tells Conference of Presidents: 'Our goal is simple – victory. Only victory against Hamas will allow us to achieve normalization and regional integration.'

Sinwar has turned from a leader to a fugitive

3 Hezbollah command centers hit in series of strikes

In southern Lebanon, IAF fighter jets scramble to military compound, strike while terrorists are inside; IDF hits three terror command centers.

3 Hezbollah command centers hit in series of strikes

'Path to victory starts with commitment to hostages'

MK Yair Lapid, opposition leader, addresses Jewish group, says, 'Path to victory starts with our commitment to the hostages, anyone who thinks that commitment is a weakness, doesn't understand Jewish principle of mutual responsibility.'

'Path to victory starts with commitment to hostages'

Hostage release in exchange for Ramadan ceasefire

Ceasefire proposal would see cessation of fighting during Ramadan in exchange for release of hostages, report says.

Hostage release in exchange for Ramadan ceasefire

'United Nations is collaborating with Hamas'

Israel's ambassador to the UN, Gilad Erdan, sharply criticized the UN’s response to the Gaza war and called Secretary-General Guterres 'the head of the snake.'

'United Nations is collaborating with Hamas'

Report: Two killed in Israeli attack in Damascus

Israeli strikes in Damascus targeted Iranian figure, command centers of Iranian militias, reports claim.

Report: Two killed in Israeli attack in Damascus

The horrifying report on the 7/10 rapes and massacre

The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel published a report portraying how Hamas terrorists acted to increase the victims’ suffering.

The horrifying report on the 7/10 rapes and massacre

Dozens of terrorists killed near Gaza City

IDF troops conduct targeted raid in the Zaytun area in northern Gaza, killing dozens of terrorists and locating numerous weapons; troops also intensified activities in Khan Yunis.

Dozens of terrorists killed near Gaza City

Israeli footballer to leave Scottish team

Liel Abada to leave Scottish Celtic, because of pressure by pro-Arabs fans, who held up banners during games defaming Israel.

Israeli footballer to leave Scottish team

Yahya Sinwar did not escape to Sinai

Hostages held by Gaza are safe, Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar did not escape to Egypt with hostages, report says.

Yahya Sinwar did not escape to Sinai

You have lost touch with reality

News anchor Lital Shemesh responds to Susan Sarandon's call for Israel to end war in Gaza. 'Save your songs, they don't want a Palestinian state, they don't want peace, they want the destruction of the State of Israel.'

You have lost touch with reality

238 soldiers have heroically fallen in the war

These are the 238 soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting terror.

238 soldiers have heroically fallen in the war

Staff sergeant Abraham Wovagen fell in Gaza

Staff sergeant Abraham Wovagen, 21, from Netanya, fell in battle in the northern Gaza Strip. Three other soldiers injured.

Staff sergeant Abraham Wovagen fell in Gaza

China criticizes US veto of resolution on Gaza

China's permanent representative to the UN after US vetoes Security Council resolution calling for ceasefire in Gaza: The US veto sends a wrong message.

China criticizes US veto of resolution on Gaza

Colombian President backs Brazilian President

Colombian President Gustavo Petro expresses support for comments made by Brazilian President da Silva, who compared Israel’s actions in Gaza to those of Hitler during World War II.

Colombian President backs Brazilian President

'Israel trying to hide Gaza massacre'

Brazil’s Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira accuses Israeli counterpart Israel Katz of “lying” amid tensions between the two countries.

'Israel trying to hide Gaza massacre'

Widespread support for Smotrich's position

Poll conducted following Minister of Finance's interview that caused an uproar finds: A large majority supports his position that victory over Hamas is now Israel's main goal.

Widespread support for Smotrich's position

'Not condemning Hamas is a UN tradition'

Israel's UN Amb. reacts to latest failed attempt to pass a Security Council resolution demanding Israel end its military operation against Hamas. 'In Gaza, Hamas is the UN, and the UN is Hamas!'

'Not condemning Hamas is a UN tradition'

Smotrich on hostage deal: Main goal to destroy Hamas

Minister Bezalel Smotrich clarified that Israel's most urgent task is the destruction and defeat of Hamas. He rejected the demand for a hostage deal 'at all costs.'

Smotrich on hostage deal: Main goal to destroy Hamas

'No pressure can stop us from achieving our goals'

PM visits IDF Artillery Corps’ elite Sky Riders Unit at Zikim Base, vows to resist international pressure to end the war and leave Hamas in power.

'No pressure can stop us from achieving our goals'

Weapons found in building adjacent to UN school

Paratroopers Brigade soldiers located large quantities of weapons inside a building adjacent to a UN school in Khan Yunis. The school had been used as a humanitarian shelter for Gazan residents.

Weapons found in building adjacent to UN school

'We were given a gift, to be able to say goodbye'

Eitan Morell, father of fallen soldier Maoz Morell, to Arutz Sheva: 'It gives me a small measure of comfort, even though I know it doesn't really make a difference, to know that he fell in battle. He was fighting. That does give me some comfort.'

'We were given a gift, to be able to say goodbye'

I want to see end to fighting and hostages returned

Prince William called for the 'end to the fighting in Gaza and the hostages returned,' ahead of a call for more aid to the Gaza Strip and a visit to a UK synagogue, to hear about the rise of antisemitism in his country and around the world.

I want to see end to fighting and hostages returned