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Saudi Arabia's marked its 800th execution under King Salman last week, nearly double the number carried out in the five years prior to the monarch taking to the throne.

Most Palestinian citizens of Israel have spoken out against land transfers.

Gaza protests against Israel suspended for 3 months

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Gaza protests against Israel suspended for 3 months

The Great March of Return protests will be suspended till the end of March, at which point they will resume on a monthly rather than weekly basis.

Netanyahu evacuated to 'safe location' following missile attack

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Netanyahu evacuated to 'safe location' following missile attack

Israeli warplanes struck Gaza following rocket fire into Askhelon, where Netanyahu was addressing Likud activists at a rally.

Gazans resume 'Great Return March' as Israeli strikes subside

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Gazans resume 'Great Return March' as Israeli strikes subside

Protesters are resuming the weekly marches towards the Israeli border zone, calling for their right to return and an end to the siege on the ...

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Israel bombs Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rockets were fired at Israel from positions around the capital held by groups loyal to the Damascus regime.

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UN urges Israel to 'swiftly' investigate Gaza family massacre

The United Nations has called on Israel to “swiftly” investigate an airstrike which killed eight members of one family, including five children, ...

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza amid fragile truce

Hamas military positions in Gaza were struck by Israeli missiles on Saturday, just days after a fragile ceasefire began.

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Why is Israel waging war on Islamic Jihad?

The targeted assassination of a powerful Islamic Jihad commander raised the spectre of war in Gaza. But why is Israel targeting the group?

Israeli airstrike massacre kills eight people from one family

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Israeli airstrike massacre kills eight people from one family

An Israeli airstrike on a home in the town of Deir al-Balah in the Gaza Strip has killed eight people from the Sawarka family, including two ...

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Biden okays Israel’s killing of Palestinian children, civilians

The Democratic presidential candidate lamented the ‘intolerable’ conditions endured by Israeli civilians without mentioning the lethal impact of ...

Gaza death toll climbs further following Israeli bombardment

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Gaza death toll climbs further following Israeli bombardment

The death toll of 48 hours of Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip has risen to 26, including civilians and children, as militant groups ...

UN condemns Israel's Gaza bombing as death toll climbs

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UN condemns Israel's Gaza bombing as death toll climbs

The UN has condemned Israel's attacks on Gaza and has urged for de-escalation.

Israel security minister threatens to assassinate more Palestinian 'enemies'

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Israel security minister threatens to assassinate more Palestinian 'enemies'

Far-right minister Naftali Bennett has threatened to kill more Palestinian 'enemies' as the assault on Gaza rages on.

Nine Palestinians killed in new Israeli strikes on Gaza

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Nine Palestinians killed in new Israeli strikes on Gaza

At least nine Palestinians have been killed in Gaza on Wednesday as Israel continues to pound the besieged territory following the assassination ...

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Jordan blasts Israel assault on besieged Gaza

Jordan's foreign ministry lambasted Israel's assault on Gaza, saying it will 'deepen despair and promote extremist agendas in the region.'

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10 Gazans killed after Israeli strike sparks cross-border fire

Gaza's health ministry reported a total of 10 people killed and more than 40 wounded in the Palestinian enclave after the killing of Islamic ...

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Egypt steps in to calm Israel-Gaza fighting

Seven people have died in Gaza as a result of Israeli airstrikes as Egypt steps in to try and calm tensions between the two sides.

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Who was slain Islamic Jihad leader Baha Abu al-Ata?

The Gaza military commander killed in an Israeli airstrike kept a low profile, but what is known about Baha Abu al-Ata, and why did ...

Islamic Jihad threatens 'war with Israel' after Gaza strikes

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Islamic Jihad threatens 'war with Israel' after Gaza strikes

Islamic Jihad and Hamas say Israel 'crossed red line' in a series of strikes in Gaza and Syria.

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New Israeli airstrikes in Gaza kill Palestinian militant

One Palestinian has been killed and several others wounded in new Israeli attacks on Gaza following the earlier assassination of a senior ...

Dozens of rockets fired after Israel assassinates Palestinian commander

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Dozens of rockets fired after Israel assassinates Palestinian commander

Dozens of rockets have been fired at Israel from the besieged Gaza Strip after a Palestinian commander was assassinated earlier on Tuesday in an ...

Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza

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Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza

A commander in Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad was killed by targeted Israeli airstrikes in Gaza.

'Mystery drone strike' targets Iraq Shia militia base

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'Mystery drone strike' targets Iraq Shia militia base

Unknown aerial bombardment targeted a base for Iraq's Iranian-backed paramilitary Popular Mobilisation Forces on Tuesday, the latest in a string ...

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