Islamic Jihad

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Flame and smoke are seen during an Israeli air strike in Gaza  on Sunday. Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters

Gaza militant group Islamic Jihad indicated on Monday night that the current round of fighting was over, after it had fired more than 80 rockets at so(...)

Israeli troops in the Israeli-occupied West Bank during a Palestinian protest against the US peace plan for the Middle East. Photograph: Reuters

Palestinian officials have blamed the US Middle East peace plan which was unveiled last week for a surge in violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem. (...)

The new system will be used initially to intercept short-range rockets, and will operate in tandem with Israel’s multi-tiered air defence systems including Iron Dome (above).  Photograph: Jalaa Marey/AFP via Getty Images

Israel has announced a technological breakthrough that uses laser technology to intercept missiles, describing the development as a “game-changer that(...)

Brian Keenan was teaching at the American University of Beirut when he was kidnapped by the pro-Iranian Islamic Jihad in April 1986. He was freed in 1990. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes wrote to the tánaiste Brian Lenihan in 1988 to tell him of a “cynical and disquieting” move by the Iranian ambassador to c(...)

Smoke and fire billow  during a reported Israeli air strike on the outskirts of Damascus. The Israeli army confirmed it attacked military sites in Damascus. Photograph: AFP

Israel on Wednesday attacked dozens of Iranian targets in Syria, in response to rocket fire on northern Israel the day before. The army said its figh(...)

An Israeli missile launched from the Iron Dome defence missile system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, is seen above Gaza city on Tuesday. Photograph: Bashar Taleb/AFP via Getty

The death toll from Israeli air strikes on Gaza rose to at least 24 on Wednesday, as Egyptian and United Nations officials stepped up efforts to bring(...)

Baha Abu Al-Ata, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader who  was assassinated on Tuesday morning in an Israeli air strike. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Israel and Gaza militants are locked in another round of deadly violence after Israel killed a senior militant commander in a surprise, pre-dawn air s(...)

Israeli soldiers conducting a search operation  in the area around Bethlehem after  Israeli soldier Corporal Dvir Sorek was found dead from  multiple stab wounds. Photograph:  EPA/Abed al Hashlamoun

Israel has sent military reinforcements to the West Bank as troops engage in a manhunt for the killers, presumed to be Palestinian militants, of a sol(...)

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas: 1We announce the leadership’s decision to stop implementing the agreements signed with the Israeli side.’ Photograph: EPA/STR

Palestinian leaders have suspended all agreements with Israel in protest over its demolition of Palestinian homes earlier this week in the Jerusalem-a(...)

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is the ultimate arbiter in Iran’s system of governance. Photograph: Official Khamenei website/Handout via Reurters

Iran has said it will not submit to Trump administration demands to negotiate over its nuclear and missile programmes, its revolutionary ethos and arm(...)

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