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Mohamad Kassem Tahan, 21, was killed by Israeli shellfire at the border with Lebanon on Friday.

The Israeli military implied it had launched a ground offensive in Gaza in a bid to entrap Hamas militants.

Lebanese protester shot by Israeli forces at border dies

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Lebanese protester shot by Israeli forces at border dies

The 21-year-old was one of two men who suffered wounds from the shelling during a protest on the frontier

Israeli bombardment death toll now 119 in Gaza: ministry

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Israeli bombardment death toll now 119 in Gaza: ministry

Gaza's health ministry said 119 people, including 31 children, have now died as Israeli bombardment continues.

Three rockets fired at Israel from southern Lebanon

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Three rockets fired at Israel from southern Lebanon

The rockets were launched from near the Palestinian refugee camp of Rashidiyeh, Lebanese military and security sources said.

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Mia Khalifa slams US support for Israeli military

Mia Khalifa took aim at Washington's military aid budget to Israel, in a tweet featuring distressing images of Palestinians killed and injured.

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US Treasury sanctions more individuals accused of Hezbollah links

Hezbollah's financial firm, Al-Qard Al-Hassan, operates independently from Lebanon's banking sector.

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Five Iran-backed militia members killed in Syria strike

Five militiamen from Iran-backed groups, including a Hezbollah commander, have been killed in a drone strike in northern Syria

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Iran ally Hezbollah welcomes talks with Saudi Arabia

In a televised speech, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah expressed a belief that dialogue involving Iran at any level 'contributes to ...

Facebook removes Palestinian pro-Fatah account network

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Facebook removes Palestinian pro-Fatah account network

Some 450 accounts from the Palestinian territories were banned by the social media giant.

Tala Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

One dead after Israel bombs 'Assad home region'

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One dead after Israel bombs 'Assad home region'

An Israeli air raid has reportedly targeted the Mediterranean port town of Latakia, ancestral home of President Bashar al-Assad, leaving one ...

Yemen journalists living in danger on Press Freedom Day

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Yemen journalists living in danger on Press Freedom Day

Journalists in Yemen remain among the world's most endangered.

Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

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Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

IS militants remain a threat in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province and areas north of Baghdad.

‘First ever flight' from Israel to regime-controlled Syria recorded

Kamal Afzali

‘First ever flight' from Israel to regime-controlled Syria recorded

The Russian flight appears to be the first of its kind connecting Israel's Ben Gurion airport with Syria's Latakia governate, a regime ...

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Israel says downed drone from Lebanon

The drone crossed into Israel in the eastern part of its UN-demarcated border with Lebanon, according to a statement by Israel's army.

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Lebanon asks Saudi Arabia to reconsider produce ban

Lebanon's Farmers Union said the acts of one person or a gang of criminals should not result in punishment for the entire Lebanese people.

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Top Yemeni judge dies in Marib clashes

General Abdullah al-Hadhiri had served as the the chief of Yemen’s military judiciary and attorney general of the defence ministry.

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Iranian general hints at Tehran's involvement in Israel strike

General Bagheri suggested such 'operations' would bring Israel's leaders 'back to their senses'.

'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker fire off Syria

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'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker fire off Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an Iranian tanker was targeted in an assault off Syria's coast.

Israel strikes Syria after 'missile' lands near nuclear reactor

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Israel strikes Syria after 'missile' lands near nuclear reactor

A surface-to-air missile was fired from Syria to Israel's southern Negev on Thursday, according to Israel.

MENA region ‘toughest and most dangerous for journalists’: RSF

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MENA region ‘toughest and most dangerous for journalists’: RSF

Reporters Without Borders described the Middle East's media landscape as 'moribund.'

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

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