Thousands Flee Israeli Fire As Death Toll MountsThousands of Palestinians grabbed children and belongings and fled their homes Friday as Israel barraged the northern Gaza Strip with tank fire and airstrikes.
Israel To Ramp Up Deadly Assault On Gaza As Rockets Rain DownIsrael's armed forces and Palestinian militants exchanged rocket fire on Tuesday as days of fighting centered around one of the holiest sites in the world for Muslims, Jews and Christians snowballed into another deadly flare-up in a decades-long conflict.
U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem Opens As Violence Spikes On BorderThousands of Palestinians were protesting Monday ahead of the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.
New U.S. Embassy Set To Open In JerusalemThe new United States embassy in Israel is set to open in Jerusalem on Monday amid heightened tensions in the region.
Israel, Hamas Agree To Open-Ended Cease Fire In GazaThe cease-fire was to take effect at 7 p.m. local time, but violence persisted until the last minute.
NYU Calls Off Fall Study Programs In Israel Over Security ConcernsSome U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, raising concerns that schools may be overreacting.
Gov. Cuomo Meets With Prime Minister Netanyahu In IsraelThe prime minister took time out of his schedule to meet with Cuomo just hours before a temporary cease-fire between Israel and Hamas was set to expire.
Gov. Cuomo, New York Officials To Visit Israel TuesdayCuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day visit.
Pro-Palestinian Protesters March To U.N. Headquarters Later Saturday, a silent protest and candlelight vigil organized as a social media movement aimed at uniting Jews and Arabs was expected to be held in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near U.N. headquarters.
Netanyahu Invites Gov. Cuomo To Israel; Hamas Absorbs Heavy BombardmentNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's considering a visit to Israel, despite that nation's ongoing conflict with the militant group Hamas in Gaza.
NYPD Estimates 10,000 Strong On Hand For Pro-Israel Rally Near United NationsThe Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.''