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A bill that sought to block candidates under indictment, like Benjamin Netanyahu, from forming a future government has been blocked by Israel's parliament.

Israel has closed its goods crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip after Hamas fired rockets into the Mediterranean.

Fourth Lebanese minister resigns as security chiefs questioned

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Fourth Lebanese minister resigns as security chiefs questioned

Lebanese Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni resigned on Monday, bringing the embattled government closer to collapse, as a judge questioned security chiefs over last week's deadly Beirut blast.

Over 10,000 Israelis take part in renewed anti-Netanyahu protests

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Over 10,000 Israelis take part in renewed anti-Netanyahu protests

Israeli police are continuing to crack down on growing anti-Netanyahu demonstrations, violently dismantling a protest encampment the day after ...

Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

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Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

Benjamin Netanyahu says he instructed his National Security Council to make contact with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov "in order to ...

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World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on "friendly countries" to support the country already reeling from its worst economic crisis in decades as well as the coronavirus pandemic.

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Israel's coronavirus infection rate among world's highest: Netanyahu

Israel has recorded 75,083 confirmed coronavirus cases, with 554 deaths.

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Netanyahu lashes out at anti-government protesters as demonstrations continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at protesters, saying their 'anarchic' tendencies come from the 'biased media.'

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Gantz says attacks on anti-Netanyahu protesters risk civil war

Israel has been rocked by protests against Netanyahu.

Contentious budget vote could push Israel towards elections

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Contentious budget vote could push Israel towards elections

Benjamin Netanyahu is believed to be angling for a conflict that will trigger a November election to try and preempt what could be a ruling ...

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Israeli drone falls in Lebanese territory

The Israeli army said Sunday one of its drones had come down in Lebanese territory, following a reinforcement of its presence at its northern ...

Anti-Netanyahu protesters attacked by Israeli pro-government gangs: reports

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Anti-Netanyahu protesters attacked by Israeli pro-government gangs: reports

Israel's public security minister has warned of 'bloodshed' as anti-government protests continue throughout Israel.

US military chief visits Israel amid tensions with Iran

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US military chief visits Israel amid tensions with Iran

The visit comes days after a suspected Israeli air raid on Damascus killed five foreign fighters, including a member of the Iran-backed ...

Israel strikes Syrian army targets after border unrest

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Israel strikes Syrian army targets after border unrest

The Israeli army said that helicopters struck military targets "belonging to the Syrian Armed Forces", including observation posts and ...

Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

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Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

The Israeli president has criticised the unity government of in-fighting ahead of the elections.

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Netanyahu attacked after threatening to fire Knesset coronavirus chief

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to fire the head of the Israeli Knesset’s Coronavirus Committee after she publicly disagreed with his decision to close gyms and swimming pools.

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Israel deputy minister slams protest as 'health terror attack'

After thousands of Israelis protested coronavirus restrictions devastating their livelihoods, Israel's deputy health minister called the rally a ...

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Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

Benny Gantz, who has disapproved of the unilateral annexation of the occupied West Bank will be given extra powers to veto in a new ...

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Israeli military chief in quarantine following coronavirus exposure

Aviv Kochavi is in isolation after being exposed to coronavirus, a day after defence minister Benny Gantz annnounced he was isolating ...

Mysterious damage to Iran nuclear site could be Israel

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Mysterious damage to Iran nuclear site could be Israel

An incident at a nuclear site in Iran has some guessing that it is connected to Israel.

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Two killed in latest mysterious explosion to hit Iran

A number of factories and sensitive sites in Iran have been hit by mysterious fires and explosions in recent weeks, sparking speculation that ...

Israel behind blast at Iran nuclear site, official claims

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Israel behind blast at Iran nuclear site, official claims

Israel's defence minister has said the country is not 'necessarily behind every mysterious incident targeting nuclear and military sites in Iran.

Israel launches new spy satellite as Iran tensions continue

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Israel launches new spy satellite as Iran tensions continue

Israel on Monday launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence.

Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

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Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

A fresh fire broke out at an Iranian power station, the latest of a series of similar blazes, while Israel said it is not “necessarily” behind ...

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