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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised police after ultra-Orthodox protesters clashed with security forces and torched a bus in protest against coronavirus restrictions.

Jordan's foreign ministry has called on Israeli authorities to stop protecting groups of hard-line settlers who regularly attempt to storm the Muslim holy compound.

Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

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Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

Israeli police have arrested 10 people amid violent protests in ultra-Orthodox areas against coronavirus lockdown measures

UAE cabinet approves opening Israel embassy in Tel Aviv

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UAE cabinet approves opening Israel embassy in Tel Aviv

Abu Dhabi has approved plans for an embassy in Tel Aviv after Israel opened one in the UAE.

Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

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Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

Clashes erupted between Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox protesters over the opening of religious schools despite coronavirus lockdown orders.

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Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

Netanyahu faces charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three cases involving billionaire associates and media moguls.

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Winston Churchill's grandson slams Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians

Sir Nicholas Soames and Sir Alan Duncan published a letter in which they deplored Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus.

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World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden

World leaders have sent messages of congratulations to President Biden, with many hoping that a change in attitudes and approach will follow his ...

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Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

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Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has lashed out at Israel for refusing to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus, saying this is proof that ...

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Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of ...

Israel issues tenders for 2,500 new settler homes: watchdog

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Israel issues tenders for 2,500 new settler homes: watchdog

Israel issued tenders for 2,500 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, a watchdog said.

Biden to keep <em>Jerusalem</em> embassy but seek Palestinian state

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Biden to keep Jerusalem embassy but seek Palestinian state

President-elect Joe Biden will not reverse Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital but will seek a state for the ...

UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in West Bank

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UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in West Bank

The UK said Israeli expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank is a 'serious concern'

UN calls on Israel to stop new settlement construction

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UN calls on Israel to stop new settlement construction

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged Israel to "halt and reverse" its decision last week to build 800 new homes for Jewish ...

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Palestinians urge EU to send monitors for summer elections

The Palestinian prime minister called on the European Union to send observers to elections scheduled for later this year, specifically requesting EU monitors in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

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11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian village of Madama in the West Bank, throwing stones at and injuring a young girl, amid repeated ...

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Human Rights Watch says Israel legally-obliged to vaccinate Palestinians

Human Rights Watch says that under the Geneva Convention, Israel must provide vaccinations to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza in the same ...

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Five pro-Assad Palestinian fighters killed in clashes with IS

Five members of the pro-Assad Liwaa al-Quds Palestinian militia have been killed in clashes with the Islamic State extremist group in the Syrian ...

What's behind long-awaited Palestinian polls?

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What's behind long-awaited Palestinian polls?

The announcement of May elections comes more than 15 years after Palestine's last polls.

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Billionaire right-winger Adelson buried in Jerusalem

Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson was buried in Jerusalem.

Abbas announces long-awaited Palestinian elections

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Abbas announces long-awaited Palestinian elections

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas announced dates for the first Palestinian elections in more than 15 years.

Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

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Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

Analysis: With rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey could be poised to mend ties with Israel.

Israel's Netanyahu removes staple Trump image from Twitter account

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Israel's Netanyahu removes staple Trump image from Twitter account

Just days after US President Donald Trump was banned from Twitter, Israel's premier deleted a photo of the two allies from his account's banner ...

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