Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, while militants responded by firing rockets at Israeli cities, including Tel Aviv.
The Head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency responsible for Palestinian Refugees has resigned.
Minister Naledi Pandor says South Africa is gravely concerned by the continued disregard for the long-standing Middle East Peace Process through the systematic foreclosing of final status issues including the status of Jerusalem and expanding illegal settlements.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner held a meeting with Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz on Monday in Jerusalem.
The heroism of the men of the Cape Corps during the Battle of Square Hill more than a century ago in Palestine have been remembered at a memorial service in Johannesburg.