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Jared Kushner rips into Palestinian leader Abbas’ ability to make peace

"To make a deal both sides will have to take a leap and meet somewhere between their stated positions. I am not sure President Abbas can do that," Jared Kushner said in a rare interview with an Arabic-language Palestinian newspaper.
Rockets are fired from inside the Gaza strip towards Israel on the sixth day of Israel's operation 'Protective Edge' on July 13, 2014.

Uneasy ceasefire temporarily halts intense air war between Israel and terror groups in Gaza

Estimates say between 115 and 130 rockets and missiles were launched from Gaza into Israel from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning. The Israel Defense Forces say they struck 25 military targets in Gaza in retaliation for the increased fire.
A Palestinian demonstrator reacts as others run from tear gas fired by Israeli forces during a protest marking the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip May 15, 2018.

Former Israeli sniper says soldiers crossed a ‘red line’ in Gaza that he ‘thought we were never going to cross’

A former Israeli soldier believes Israel's troops crossed a "red line" by firing on unarmed protesters in Gaza with sniper rifles.

Nikki Haley says Israel has acted with ‘restraint’ in Gaza and then walks out of UN as Palestinian envoy begins speaking

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday defended Israel's use of force against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza and proceeded to walk out of a UN Security Council session as Palestine's envoy began to speak
Jared Kusher and Ivanka Trump

Ivanka and Kushner regain the spotlight with their controversial Jerusalem appearance

After laying low for several months, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made waves in the international arena by opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Critics say the couple's role in the impactful and deeply controversial move is inappropriate given their lack of diplomatic experience.

Hamas, an anti-Israel terror group, is enjoying a huge propaganda boost from the Gaza protests

Hamas itself admits to sending fighters to the protests, and a young man interviewed at the protests intended to fly a kite with swastikas over the Israeli borders to burn Jewish people because he embraces the anti-Semetic components of Nazism.
Mourners carry the body of eight-month-old Palestinian infant Laila al-Ghandour, who died after inhaling tear gas during a protest against US embassy move to Jerusalem at the Israel-Gaza border, during her funeral in Gaza City May 15, 2018.

An 8-month-old child’s death is one of the most devastating moments of the Gaza protests yet

An 8-month-old baby girl named Laila al-Ghandour was among the dozens of Palestinians killed in Gaza this week amid ongoing protests against the new US embassy in Jerusalem.

Unbelievable photos show a chaotic scene on the ground where Israeli forces are killing Palestinians protesting the US embassy move

The opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem sparked violent protests in both Gaza and the West Bank on Monday, leaving dozens of Palestinians dead and wounding thousands.
Senior White House Adviser Ivanka Trump (L) stands next to the dedication plaque at the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, and (R) a wounded Palestinian demonstrator is evacuated as others take cover from Israeli fire and tear gas during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip, May 14, 2018.

Trump administration abandons peace push as Israel kills dozens in border struggle with Hamas, Palestinians

Donald Trump promised during his campaign to push hard for peace between Israel and Palestinians, and appointed Jared Kushner to handle the tricky issue, but so far has cut funding to the Palestinians more legitimate government, the Palestinian Authority, and supported Israel's use of force.
A female Palestinian demonstrator gestures during a protest against the US embassy move to Jerusalem and ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border, east of Gaza City May 14, 2018.

The internet is offended at The New York Times’ description of deaths and violence amid protests on the Gaza border

"'Have died.' Shame on you," director Judd Apatow said in a tweet that has since gone viral. "This is like calling Trump's lies 'factual inaccuracies.' Please tell me an intern is running your twitter feed.'"