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Twenty-seven-year-old Palestinian Samir Hamidi was killed by Israeli soldiers near the northern West Bank settlement of Einav on Monday.

Critics say restrictions on demonstrations are geared at silencing protests against Netanyahu rather than controlling the spread of Covid-19.

Israeli leaders bicker as coronavirus lockdown goes into effect

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Israeli leaders bicker as coronavirus lockdown goes into effect

As a result of infighting, Netanyahu will propose a state of emergency.

Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

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Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

The question of whether the United States will sell the advanced F-35 fighters to the UAE cast a cloud over the UAE-Israel deal.

Israel to withhold bodies of dead Palestinian fighters

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Israel to withhold bodies of dead Palestinian fighters

In a move condemned as “barbaric” by rights groups, Israel is to withhold the bodies of any Palestinian fighters killed in an anti-Israel attack ...

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Israel releases spy satellite images of Syria's Palmyra

The images are the first to be made public since the Ofek 16 satellite was launched in July to monitor the nuclear activities of Iran.

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Israel, UAE defence ministers discuss normalisation deal

Mohammed bin Ahmad al-Bawardi and Benny Gantz say they are 'looking forward to strengthening communication channels' between Israel and ...

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Pompeo arrives in Israel to press further Gulf normalisation

Mike Pompeo met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and discussed the recently announced historic agreement between ...

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Israeli lawmakers negotiate ahead of looming budget deadline

Israel's lawmakers hurried to negotiate a last minute deal to delay a budget deadline and avoid sending the country to its fourth parliamentary ...

Trump insists UAE will buy F-35s after Israel agreement

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Trump insists UAE will buy F-35s after Israel agreement

Israel, which uses the stealth aircraft to carry out operational attacks against Iranian targets in Syria, regards the sale as a threat to its ...

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Trump weighs F-35 sales to UAE over Israeli objections

President Trump told a news conference the sale was now "under review", given the new dynamic between Israel and the UAE.

'Cultivating settlements': Israel's colonial expansion rebranded

Ramona Wadi

'Cultivating settlements': Israel's colonial expansion rebranded

Comment: Dropping the term 'annexation' will make it easier for Israel to continue its colonial project without being reprimanded by the ...

UAE-Israeli alliance: Quid pro quo for Trump’s re-election campaign

Ernest Khoury

UAE-Israeli alliance: Quid pro quo for Trump’s re-election campaign

Despite denying secret relations with Israel for decades, the UAE has now officially normalised ties but the timing benefits US President Donald ...

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Muhammad Shehada

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, ...

Israel parliament rejects law targeting Netanyahu over indictment

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Israel parliament rejects law targeting Netanyahu over indictment

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

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Israel closes Gaza goods crossing over balloon attacks

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

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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 ...

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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.

Netanyahu lashes out at anti-government protesters as demonstrations continue

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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.'

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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