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Three Syrian soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked their outpost close to the demarcation line with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Israel has launched three rounds of strikes in Syria over the past ten days.

Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

Syrian state media has said that it confront an Israeli attack that targeted several positions south of Damascus.

Renowned Syrian director Hatem Ali dies in Cairo

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Renowned Syrian director Hatem Ali dies in Cairo

Hatem Ali was known for role in spreading the popularity of Syrian dramas in the Arab world.

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Yara Hawari

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

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Pro-normalisation 'Bahraini, Emirati influencers' praise Israel's army as 'heroic'

An interview between a popular Israeli blogger and two influential Emirati and Bahraini figures prompted fierce criticism online, after the Arabs praised Israel's military as heroic.

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UAE open to importing 'Israeli products from settlements': official

The UAE official claimed Israel’s factories in occupied territories employ "tens of thousands of Palestinians".

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Lebanon renews calls for 'Israeli withdrawal from occupied territories'

The Lebanese representatives participating in border negotiations with Israel renewed calls on it to withdraw from Lebanese territories it ...

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West Bank goods to be labeled Israeli in Bahrain

Bahrain will allow Israeli goods produced in the West Bank to be labeled as 'Made in Israel'.

Israeli strikes in Syria kill eight pro-Iran fighters -report

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Israeli strikes in Syria kill eight pro-Iran fighters -report

Overnight Israeli strikes near the Syrian capital Damascus have killed eight fighters from pro-Iran militias, according to the Syrian ...

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Thomas O. Falk

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a reversal of ...

UN panel majority votes in favour of Palestinian statehood

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UN panel majority votes in favour of Palestinian statehood

The overwhelming majority of a UN panel backed the Palestinian right to self-determination.

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

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Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

The trip opened with 54 hours in Paris in which he appeared for a total of one minute in public.

Pompeo visits Israel museum honouring Christian Zionists

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Pompeo visits Israel museum honouring Christian Zionists

The US secretary of state also visited an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and announced new measures against the Palestinian-led ...

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Israel PM to undergo routine medical examination under sedation

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz will serve as acting prime minister during Prime Minister Netanyahu's examination.

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Palestinians say first meeting with Israeli official in months

A Palestinian minister said he spoke with an Israeli army officer, the first such meeting in six months.

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Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the first top American diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and the disputed ...

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Amnesty slams US labelling Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic'

Amnesty International said BDS is a 'form of non-violent advocacy and of free expression that must be protected'.

US to label Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic': Pompeo

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US to label Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic': Pompeo

The US is set to label the BDS movement as 'anti-Semitic', angering activists

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Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

The US Secretary of State will be the first top American diplomat to visit Golan Heights.

Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

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Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

Bahrain's foreign minister called for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a landmark meeting in Israel with US Secretary of State ...

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Hugh Lovatt

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Analysis: The Palestinian leadership must escape the illusion that Biden will significantly challenge Israeli policy, let alone deliver ...

Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

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Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes killed ten Syrian and foreign fighters in strikes that hit Iranian targets in Syria.

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