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The Israeli military struck targets in Syria after it said militants tried to plant explosives in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights.

Israeli fighter jets, attack helicopters and other warplanes struck Syrian military targets in southern Syria, a day after thwarting an attack in the Golan Heights, the Israeli army said.

Israel says it thwarted an attack on Syria border

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Israel says it thwarted an attack on Syria border

The Israeli army said on Monday that it had thwarted an attempt by a militant cell in Syria to plant explosive devices along its northern border with Syria.

Israel says repelled attempted Hezbollah attack

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Israel says repelled attempted Hezbollah attack

Israel said it had repelled an attempt by Hezbollah fighters to penetrate its northern border, but the Lebanese group denied any involvement in ...

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 ...

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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 intelligence collection systems.

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Israeli missile strike kills 5 fighters in Syria: monitor

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes targeting Iran-backed forces in Syria but rarely acknowledges such operations.

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Iran signs agreement to bolster Syria's air defence systems

Chief of staff of Iran's armed forces met with Syrian president Bashar Assad during a visit to Syria, where they signed an agreement to ...

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Middle East staff suspended over sexual misconduct: UN

Two male UN staff members were placed on leave after a video showing a woman straddling a man in the back of a UN-marked vehicle in Tel Aviv ...

Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

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Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Netanyahu's centre-right coalition government had set July 1 as the date from which it could begin implementing US President Donald Trump's ...

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Israeli FM casts doubt on annexation

“I don’t know what will be. I’m not a prophet,” Gabi Ashkenazi told Israel’s Army Radio.

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

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Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Dalal Yassine

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Comment: Palestinian leaders have repeatedly gambled on the US to help them achieve their goals, to the detriment of the Palestinian people, ...

The right to boycott: BDS, Israel and the ECHR

Yara Hawari

The right to boycott: BDS, Israel and the ECHR

In a major victory for the BDS movement, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that boycotts are a protected form of protest.

Netanyahu doubted Kushner’s ability to lead peace plan: Bolton

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Netanyahu doubted Kushner’s ability to lead peace plan: Bolton

John Bolton claims PM Benjamin Netanyahu was shocked at the appointment of Trump's son-in-law and special advisor Jared Kushner to lead the ...

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Israel approves 'Trump settlement' in occupied Golan Heights

Israeli official says 'Trump Heights' in the occupied Golan Heights will house 300 Jewish families.

Stasa Salacanin

How will the EU respond to Israel's annexation plans?

The EU is a staunch defender of the two-state solution but remains divided on how to push back against Israel's annexation plans.

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HTS seeks 'moderate rebrand' to secure seat in negotiations

The secretive leader of the jihadist group HTS has undertaken an intense public relations campaign in Idlib, revealing his true identity and ...

The New Arab

Israel tried to save Sudan diplomat diagnosed with coronavirus

Israeli doctors were reportedly flown out to Sudan in an attempt to treat a Sudan diplomat for Covid-19, who died as a result of the virus.

Israeli private jet 'lands in Sudan' in normalisation controversy

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Israeli private jet 'lands in Sudan' in normalisation controversy

Sudan's military has denied rumours of an Israeli jet landing in Khartoum despite controversial moves to normalise ties between the two ...

Paul McLoughlin

Foreign hands in Syria's war creating problems for Assad

Foreign intervention has marked Syria's war. Now it could lead to Assad's downfall.

Remembering 72 years of the Nakba as annexation looms

Yara Hawari

Remembering 72 years of the Nakba as annexation looms

When Palestinians commemorate the Nakba they are not simply remembering a past event. They are marking a continued process of erasure and ...

Israel demands major changes in UN peacekeeping in Lebanon

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Israel demands major changes in UN peacekeeping in Lebanon

The peacekeeping mission had been extended in 2016 after clashes with Hezbollah, and Israel wants more control on the ground.

US won't support Israel's annexations without Palestinian state negotiations

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US won't support Israel's annexations without Palestinian state negotiations

The Trump administration has informed Israel that the US will not support its plan to annex parts of the West Bank unless negotiations for a ...

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