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Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert Malley.

Israel's unrelenting drive to settle the occupied West Bank, combined with international timidity, has led to the unravelling of the two-state project.

Inside Israel's battle for influence in Latin America

Charlie Hoyle

Inside Israel's battle for influence in Latin America

In-depth: A rise in right-wing populism and the growing influence of evangelical Christians have galvanised Israel's influence across Latin America, ending an unprecedented era of support for the Palestinian cause.

Lebanon says will defend itself after drone attack

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Lebanon says will defend itself after drone attack

Lebanon's Higher Defence Council, a government body in charge of defence policy, met to discuss Sunday's attack on southern Beirut.

Two Palestinians dead in Gaza blast: officials

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Two Palestinians dead in Gaza blast: officials

Earlier on Tuesday, Israel launched an air strike against Gaza's Hamas rulers after militants in the strip fired a mortar round across the ...

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Israeli court bars 'racist' candidates from September poll

The court ruled that candidates Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel, of the Jewish Power party could not stand, quoting a law barring "incitement to racism" by candidates.

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Netanyahu urges 'entire world' to stand against Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu reiterated on Thursday that Israel will do whatever is necessary to stop Iran's ...

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Trump retweets Katie Hopkins praising Boris Johnson

Right-wing columnist Katie Hopkins said 'God willing / jihadi failing' she would be alive to see a number of right-wing leaders, including Boris ...

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Netanyahu vows to retain every West Bank settlement

Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu pledged on Wednesday not to dismantle even the remotest Jewish settlement in the ...

Iran must not mistake US 'prudence' for 'weakness': Bolton

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Iran must not mistake US 'prudence' for 'weakness': Bolton

US National Security Advisor John Bolton warned Tehran on Sunday of misinterpreting as 'weakness' President Donald Trump's last-minute ...

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Netanyahu says Israelis to attend Bahrain conference

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israelis will take part in a conference in Bahrain next week that is ...

Israeli strikes on Syria kill 10, including 'foreign fighters'

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill 10, including 'foreign fighters'

Israeli strikes targeting Syria on Sunday left 10 people dead, including three Syrian soldiers and seven foreign fighters, a war monitor said.

<em>Netanyahu</em> expected to receive formal backing to remain PM

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Netanyahu expected to receive formal backing to remain PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is expected to receive formal backing to remain premier for a fifth term on ...

Israel raid wounds three in central Syria: state media

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Israel raid wounds three in central Syria: state media

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike killed several Iranian fighters and wounded 17 Syrian troops and their allies.

Senior Palestinian official says Israelis voted 'no to peace'

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Senior Palestinian official says Israelis voted 'no to peace'

The exit polls showed right-wing Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and centrist challenger Benny Gantz neck and neck after the ...

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Netanyahu, Gantz both claim victory amid split exit polls

Exit polls show Benyamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were neck and neck, and final official results were not expected until early on Wednesday.

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US 2020 hopefuls chide Netanyahu ahead of Israel vote

US politicians traditionally hail Washington's close partnership with Israel, and assuring those ties will continue has become a campaign trail ...

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US Democratic hopeful Beto O'Rourke calls Netanyahu a 'racist'

US politicians traditionally hail Washington's close partnership with Israel, and assuring those ties will continue has become a campaign trail ...

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Netanyahu refuses to remove settlements for US peace plan

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said he has told US President Donald Trump that Israel would not remove "even one person" ...

Online backer proves pre-vote embarrassment for Israel's <em>Netanyahu</em>

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Online backer proves pre-vote embarrassment for Israel's Netanyahu

Giora Ezra shot to sudden notoriety after Netanyahu presented him as a typical supporter in a bid to dismiss accusations his party ...

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Palestinians see little hope in Israeli elections

Israel's upcoming elections could have a direct effect on the Palestinians, but many have lost hope its more than 50-year occupation will end no ...

Israeli watchdog finds online manipulation ahead of vote

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Israeli watchdog finds online manipulation ahead of vote

In a new report the Big Bots Protect, which describes itself as a campaigner against social media abuse, said posts used "lies, libel and ...

Lebanon says US Golan move undermines prospects for peace

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Lebanon says US Golan move undermines prospects for peace

The Lebanese foreign ministry said Trump's move to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights violates international law and ...

US deploys cutting-edge THAAD missile defence system to Israel

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US deploys cutting-edge THAAD missile defence system to Israel

The United States has deployed its advanced THAAD missile defence system temporarily to Israel for a joint military exercise, officials said on ...

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