Egypt has invited senior Hamas officials to Cairo for talks on the continued tensions along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel and ways of ending the dispute between the Islamist movement and the ruling Fatah faction in the West Bank.
On the eve of the visit, Hamas leaders said they were not prepared to “pay any political price” in return for economic and humanitarian projects in the Gaza Strip. Read more
Er is nu een vuurgevecht tussen Kibbutz Sa’ad en Moshav Shuba. De weg was een paar minuten gesloten en heropend. Vuurkrachten met de hulp van veel mensen opereren daar en er is controle. Bron: Twitter
Exactly 91 years ago, on July 11, the last major earthquake struck the Holy Land.
Known as the 1927 Jericho Earthquake, the 6.25 magnitude quake lasted approximately five seconds and rippled from its epicenter in the northern Dead Sea region to Jerusalem, Jericho and Nablus, reaching Ramle, Lod and Tiberias – claiming 500 lives and injuring an additional 700 people. It also caused massive structural damage throughout the region. Read more