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

Tehran is cautious over developments taking place in Lebanon, where a deadly blast killed more than 170 people last week and prompted the resignation of the government.

<em>Israel</em> summons Belgium ambassador over 'anti-<em>Israel</em>' NGOs

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Israel summons Belgium ambassador over 'anti-Israel' NGOs

The Israeli foreign ministry accused Belgium of funding organisations that 'attempt to silence supporters of Israel'.

As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

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As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

Comment: Intimidation and detention without charge, as in the case of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa, is a common Israeli tactic aided by ...

Netanyahu voices frustration at US over stalled annexation plans

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Netanyahu voices frustration at US over stalled annexation plans

Israeli rightwingers have grown increasingly frustrated at Washington's delayed approval of the annexation plan.

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Greece seeks emergency EU meeting on Turkey: PM

Greece has requested an emergency meeting to discuss an ongoing row with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

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Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary in after they were ...

Palestinian-Israeli mother and son injured in Haifa shootout

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Palestinian-Israeli mother and son injured in Haifa shootout

A 57-year-old mother and her 23-year-old son were lightly wounded after being shot at in the Hadar neighbourhood in Haifa.

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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 ...

Greece says Turkish ship in eastern Mediterranean ‘threatening peace’

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Greece says Turkish ship in eastern Mediterranean ‘threatening peace’

Greece accused Turkey of “threatening peace” and held a meeting of military chiefs after Turkey deployed a research ship in the hotly contested, ...

Hamas fires rockets into sea in 'message' to <em>Israel</em>

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Hamas fires rockets into sea in 'message' to Israel

At least eight rockets were seen in the sky, heading toward the Mediterranean Sea.

<em>Israel</em> strikes Hamas target in northern Gaza Strip

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Israel strikes Hamas target in northern Gaza Strip

In a brief statement, the army said an aircraft struck a Hamas observation post in northern Gaza.

Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

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Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

Suliman al-Hathalin ,70, was beaten and re-arrested after Israeli forces broke into Umm al-Khair village in southern Hebron.

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be delivered "directly" to the population.

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EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

Turkey's resumed search for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean is "extremely worrying", the EU said after Greece and Egypt set up an ...

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Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

Emmanuel Macron hosted Donald Trump and other world leaders for the virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon.

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Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

A virtual conference is due to be held on Sunday to bring together world leaders in efforts to assist Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast.

Palestinian hospitalised as Israeli settlers throw stones at car

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Palestinian hospitalised as Israeli settlers throw stones at car

A Palestinian was taken to hospital after Israeli settlers threw stones at his car.

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Israel destroys own drone suspecting it came from Lebanese

Israel shot down its own drone, thinking it had come from Lebanon.

Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

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Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

Palestinian children in Gaza have returned to school on a reduced schedule after a five-month breakduring the Covid-19 outbreak

Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

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Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut ...

Israeli forces attack Palestinians protesting annexation in West Bank

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Israeli forces attack Palestinians protesting annexation in West Bank

Israeli forces shot one Palestinian protester and injured dozens more as they marched against annexations.

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