Stephen Farrell

Britain outlaws Palestinian militant group Hamas -interior minister

Nov 19 2021

JERUSALEM/LONDON Britain's interior minister Priti Patel on Friday said she had banned the Palestinian militant group Hamas in a move that brings the UK's stance on Gaza's rulers in line with the United States and the European Union.

Israeli PM says Iran has crossed nuclear 'red lines'; Tehran calls it 'full of lies'

Sep 27 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that Iran had crossed "all red lines" in its nuclear program and vowed that Israel would not allow Tehran to acquire a nuclear weapon.

Ruling on East Jerusalem flashpoint evictions postponed

Aug 02 2021

JERUSALEM Palestinians facing eviction from Jerusalem's flashpoint Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood will have to wait for a ruling that will determine their fate after a discussion in Israel's Supreme Court on Monday ended without a final decision.

Israel's president gets third COVID-19 shot, urges boosters for over-60s

Jul 30 2021

JERUSALEM Israeli President Isaac Herzog received a third shot of coronavirus vaccine on Friday, kicking off a campaign to give booster doses to people aged over 60 as part of efforts to slow the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant. | Video

Israeli nationalists march in East Jerusalem, raising tensions with Palestinians

Jun 15 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Thousands of Israeli far-right nationalists marched in a flag-waving procession through East Jerusalem on Tuesday, an event that reignited tensions with Palestinians and posed an early challenge to Israel's new government. | Video

The trauma helpline taking calls from Gaza during conflict and beyond

Jun 15 2021

RAMALLAH, West Bank The distressed caller was on the line from Gaza when an explosion drowned out his voice and the line suddenly went dead. | Video

Hope, anger and defiance greet birth of Israel's new government

Jun 13 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Following are reactions to the new government in Israel, led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

Explainer-Israel is set for a change of government. Who? When? Why?

Jun 02 2021

JERUSALEM Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving prime minister, is on the verge of being toppled from power after more than a decade in office.

Analysis: As Gaza fighting ebbs, Israel's communities eye each other warily

May 26 2021

By Rami Ayyub, Jonathan Saul, Stephen Farrell and Zainah El-Haroun

World powers urge truce as Israel-Palestinian conflict rages

May 18 2021

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israel bombarded Gaza with air strikes and Palestinian militants resumed cross-border rocket fire on Tuesday after a brief overnight lull during which the U.N. sent a small fuel convoy into the enclave, where it says 52,000 people are now displaced. | Video

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