On 25 March 2015, an international coalition led by Saudi Arabia launched air strikes against the Huthi armed group in … More

Hudaida offensive in Yemen

A major military push by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and allied Yemeni forces against the Houthi militia group in the port city … More

ISIL Declared War on Hamas

January 2018 – JERUSALEM — The extremist Islamic State group’s branch in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has taken a simmering dispute with the Palestinian Hamas … More

Gaza Blockade since 2007

Under the blockade, Israel has banned these items from entering Gaza: fruits, vegetables, wheat, sugar, meat, chicken, fish products, dairy … More

The history of Palestine

The history of Palestine is the study of the past in the region of Palestine, generally defined as a geographic region in the Southern … More

Gazan protesters being killed

Palestinian health officials say eight Palestinian protesters were shot dead by Israeli fire at border demonstrations Friday, including a Palestinian … More

Akitu – “head of the year”

Akitu or Akitum (barley-cutting, barley-sowing, head of the year) was a spring festival in ancient Mesopotamia. The Babylonian Akitu festival has played a pivotal role … More

Ur of the Chaldees

Ur of the Chaldees, is a city mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the birthplace of the Ismaelite and Israelite patriarch Abraham. In … More