Rocket fire from Syria marks the third front in which Israel has faced hostilities since the eruption of conflict with Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip, a battle with ramifications across the Arab and Muslim world.
Demands to Israel by Palestinian groups include "giving free access to worshipers from all parts of Palestine to pray at Al Aqsa Mosque without restriction or harassment by the Israeli police or the Israeli settlers and halting the attempts to expel the Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah."
"This is happening in the immediate vicinity of our borders and directly affects our security interests," Russia's president said.
Eyewitnesses captured the Islamic National Bank in Khan Yunis as it was hit by an Israeli airstrike on Thursday.
Israeli tanks opened fire in an effort to halt mass protests that crossed the border from Lebanon into Israel, reportedly injuring two and prompting the Lebanese military to respond to the scene.
U.S. and human rights groups say China has committed genocide against Muslims and ethnic minorities in the country's Xinjiang province.
The Israel Defence Forces said that "three rockets were fired from Lebanon into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of the Galilee," raising concern about a new front home to the powerful Hezbollah and other factions that support Palestinian fighters already at war.
The Israel Defense Forces have "ground units that are prepared and are in various stages of preparing ground operations," and Hamas has introduced a rocket said to be able to hit anywhere across Israel in the latest stage of a deadly escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Both Lebanon security forces and the Israel Defense Force confirmed late Thursday that three rockets were launched from Lebanon toward Israel.
Human rights groups have condemned the previous use of the toxic substance by Israel and other countries, and its use is considered illegal under international law. Israel said it stopped using it in 2013.
A Hezbollah spokesperson told Newsweek the group pledged its support for the Palestinian fighters engaged in an explosive conflict with Israel and, while Iran's allies so far remain on the sidelines, an Israeli military spokesperson was "watching" the country's other hostile borders.
Dozens have been killed, most of them Palestinians, as Hamas fired rockets toward Israel and the IDF conducted airstrikes on Gaza in an escalation with no clear end in sight.
The recent turbulence is straining Democratic unity, with progressives railing against the U.S. establishment's staunch support for the Israeli state.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to restore peace and order to all parts of the country following the worst outbreak of violence between Israelis and Palestinians in years.
Hamas militants have fired thousands of rockets into Israel after hostilities erupted into riots and targeted strikes this week
Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.) said he was "honored" to join Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and "a diverse crowd of people at the State Department to demand justice for Palestinians."
As the confrontation between Israel and Palestinian groups persists, hundreds of rockets collide with the Iron Dome, lighting up the night sky. The air strikes have killed and injured dozens as the U.S. calls for calm.
State Department spokesperson Ned Price called "on all sides to exercise restraint, exercise calm," but Israeli forces and Palestinian fighters appeared set on intensifying the latest eruption of a decades-long conflict between the two sides.
"Under Biden, the world is getting more violent and more unstable because Biden's weakness and lack of support for Israel is leading to new attacks on our allies," Trump claimed in a statement on Tuesday.
President Joe Biden's administration is working to broker a deal to stop the latest eruption of violence between Israelis and Palestinian militants in the Middle East.
"It must be said that there is only one just solution to the issue of Palestine...and this is to refer it to a popular referendum that will set its future and destiny," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
Amid rising violence, Israel said it would increase its military campaign against militants in Gaza after sending airstrikes into the region on Tuesday morning.
The president has repeatedly affirmed that he supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which has escalated in recent days.
Violence is mounting in Jerusalem over the evictions of Palestinians from a neighborhood to make room for Jewish settlers—and a number of celebrities are speaking out.
"What we have witnessed is, clearly and frankly, a provocation by the Israeli occupation, that targeted the holiest Islamic sanctities, at the most sacred time," Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the head of the Arab League, told the Associated Press.
The New York mayoral candidate said he is "standing with Israel" amid reports nine children were killed in Gaza during airstrikes.
Violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police and settlers have resulted in hundreds being injured and dozens killed.
The recent escalation has been fuelled over claims over Jerusalem, which both sides see as their capital.
In a series of Instagram Stories, the American-Palestinian supermodel expressed her sadness and frustration as violence has followed the threatened eviction of Palestinian families from a Jerusalem neighborhood.