The Israeli military launches airstrikes on dozens of Quds Force targets in Damascus and surrounding towns in response to a missile intercepted the previous day over the Golan Heights. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports 23 are killed, including several Iranian fighters.
Seven Palestinians, including commander Nour Baraka and three other militants, are killed during a raid by the Israel Defense Forces in the southeastern Gaza Strip, that was supported by air attacks. One IDF officer was killed and another was injured. Over a dozen rockets were subsequently fired from Gaza, three of which were shot down.
Israeli authorities shoot into a car that was on a ramming attack at a bus shelter at the Gush Etzion Junction in the West Bank where 13 Palestinians and 3 Israelis have been killed since October 2015. A 16-year-old Palestinian, Fatima Jibrin Taqatqa, had lost control of her car and the teenager now remains in critical condition.
Israeli troops, who are still in the process of withdrawing from Gaza, shoot dead a Palestinian teenager as he and about 50 others breach a fence around the evacuated Israeli settlement of Gush Katif and climbed atop of IDF tanks. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-middle_east-4220914.stm (BBC)] [http:--www.haaretz.com-hasen-spages-621804.html (Haaretz)]date=August 2019 The Israeli Minister for Education, Limor Livnat, has called on her government to expand Israeli settlements in the West Bank as "dividend" of the pullout of the Gaza Strip. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-middle_east-4220300.stm (BBC)], [http:--www.imemc.org-index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13718&Itemid=1 (IMEMC)] The Israeli Housing Minister, Isaac Herzog, told Israel Radio that Israel does not intend to construct in E1 the area between the Maale Adumim Israeli settlement and Jerusalem in the coming years, adding that Israeli government statements to the contrary were part of the “internal conflict” at the Likud party. ([http:--www.imemc.org-index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13724&Itemid=1 IMEMC]) Israeli troops, who are still in the process of withdrawing from Gaza, shoot dead a Palestinian teenager as he and about 50 others breach a fence around the evacuated Israeli settlement of Gush Katif and climbed atop of IDF tanks. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-middle_east-4220914.stm (BBC)] [http:--www.haaretz.com-hasen-spages-621804.html (Haaretz)]date=August 2019
Jeanvie Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A British haredi Jew, Shmuel Matt, is stabbed to death, and his American friend, Sammy Weissbard, is wounded when a Palestinian man attacked the pair in Jerusalem. [https:--web.archive.org-web-20050910234322-http:--www.itn.co.uk-news-832461.html (ITN)] [https:--www.telegraph.co.uk-news-main.jhtml?xml=-news-2005-08-25-ujerusalem.xml&sSheet=-portal-2005-08-25-ixportaltop.html (Telegraph)] The Israeli government issues orders to seize Palestinian land close to the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim on the West Bank for continued construction of the Israeli West Bank barrier. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-middle_east-4180050.stm (BBC)] Five Palestinians, including Islamic Jihad leader Ribhi Amara, are killed in a gun-battle following an Israeli raid on the Palestinian refugee camp of Tulkarm in the West Bank. Israel maintains that all five were militants, while eye witnesses say that three were unarmed teenagers. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-middle_east-4182410.stm (BBC)] [https:--web.archive.org-web-20050910234545-http:--today.reuters.com-news-newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2005-08-24T215656Z_01_HO477961_RTRIDST_0_INTERNATIONAL-MIDEAST-KILLINGS-DC.XML (Reuters)] [http:--www.ynetnews.com-articles-0,7340,L-3132894,00.html (YNETnews)] [https:--web.archive.org-web-20051106082357-http:--www.mercurynews.com-mld-mercurynews-news-world-12482114.htm (New York Times)] [http:--www.chicagotribune.com-news-nationworld-chi-0508260235aug26,1,7557286.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed (Chicago Tribune)]date=August 2019 Jeanvie Israeli-Palestinian Conflict:
Israeli troops kill Rania Siam, an 8-year-old Palestinian girl, as she eats lunch in the kitchen of her home in Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip. Earlier, three mortar shells are fired into the nearby Israeli settlement of Neve Dekalim injuring four people, one of them a child. Hamas claims responsibility. Israeli troops fire in the general direction the source of mortar fire. The Israeli army says it will investigate Rania Siam's death.
Finsbury Park mosque in Finsbury Park, London, England, often associated with Islamic extremism, was raided by British police in an investigation related to the hunt for the poison ricin. Seven men who were apparently living at the mosque were arrested, and a replica firearm, tear gas and a stun gun were reported as having been found on the premises.