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Israel Life story
Israel, a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City, the Temple Mount complex includes the Dome of the Rock shrine, the historic Western Wall, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Israel's financial hub, Tel Aviv, is known for its Bauhaus architecture and beaches. ― Google
Why has the Gaza ceasefire come to an end?
...By Oliver SlowBBC NewsFighting resumed between Israel and Hamas on Friday morning, ending a seven-day ceasefire between the two sides that had seen hostages and prisoners released and much-needed humanitarian assistance reaching the Gaza Strip...
Blinken steps up call for Israel to spare civilians in strongest remarks yet
...By Barbara Plett UsherBBC State Department correspondentUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken has clearly laid out benchmarks for the protection of civilians in Israel s war against Hamas in Gaza...
Israel Gaza: Three-year-old-twins among hostages released by Hamas
...A mother and her three-year-old twin daughters, who were kidnapped by Hamas on 7 October, are among 11 Israeli hostages released on Monday...
How Hamas built a force to attack Israel on 7 October
...By Abdelali Ragad, Richard Irvine-Brown, Benedict Garman and Sean SeddonBBC Arabic and BBC Verify Five armed Palestinian groups joined Hamas in the deadly 7 October attack on Israel after training together in military-style exercises from 2020 onwards, BBC News analysis shows...
Israel-Gaza: Families' relief as hostages released
...By George WrightBBC NewsFamilies of 13 Israeli hostages released by Hamas have spoken of their relief at their return...
Bowen: Ceasefire demands will grow without proof of Hamas HQ at Al-Shifa
...By Jeremy BowenBBC international editor It is now days since Israeli forces entered Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, and what appears to be happening on Friday is that they are continuing their search for evidence of this being a key Hamas command centre...
Arab and Muslim leaders blame West for Gaza misery
... How is it, foreign ministers said to me, that the West slams Russia for killing civilians in Ukraine, yet, in their words, it " gives a green light to Israel to do the same in Gaza" In the luxurious surroundings of Riyadh s Ritz-Carlton hotel, amid giant floral bouquets and glittering chandeliers, and a world away from the shattered landscape of Gaza, princes, presidents and prime ministers met for the Joint Arab Islamic Extraordinary Summit...
'Her life is painkillers' - The Gaza children ravaged by war
... " A month of intense bombardment on Gaza - Israel s retaliation for a devastating attack by Hamas that killed 1,400 people - has taken a terrible toll on its residents...