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Israel’s parliament, known as the Knesset, has voted to approve the normalisation deal signed with the UAE.

Israel approves normalisation deal ahead of Netanyahu-bin Zayed meeting

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Israel approves normalisation deal ahead of Netanyahu-bin Zayed meeting

Netanyahu said he and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan 'agreed to meet soon' during a phonecall ahead of the Knesset's vote on the normalisation accords

Israel extends ban on gatherings, protests

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Israel extends ban on gatherings, protests

Government ministers approved the measure until October 13 by a telephone vote.

Israeli leaders bicker as coronavirus lockdown goes into effect

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Israeli leaders bicker as coronavirus lockdown goes into effect

As a result of infighting, Netanyahu will propose a state of emergency.

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Israel normalisation: A rupture between regimes and Arab societies

The pacts with Israel reveal an unbridgeable gulf between Arab societies and the repressive regimes that rule over them.

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Palestinians mark anniversary of horrific Sabra and Shatila massacre

Palestinian survivors of the Sabra and Shatila massacre still remember the horrible events of 16th September 1982, in which up to 3,500 people ...

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Israel's Netanyahu admits police cover-up in Bedouin teacher's killing

The Israeli premier has apologised to the family of Yacoub Abu Al-Qiyan, saying police falsely smeared the teacher as a 'terrorist'.

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Israeli lawmakers negotiate ahead of looming budget deadline

Israel's lawmakers hurried to negotiate a last minute deal to delay a budget deadline and avoid sending the country to its fourth parliamentary ...

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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Fact-checking site refutes claims of Qatari financing of Hezbollah

An Arabic fact-checking site has refuted misleading claims by US network Fox News that Qatar is allegedly financing Iran-backed Lebanese ...

Israeli official says Lebanon blast a 'gift from God'

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Israeli official says Lebanon blast a 'gift from God'

In a Facebook post responding to the devastating Beirut blast, former Israeli MK Moshe Feiglin said the incident was a 'gift from God'.

Netanyahu: West Bank annexation plans 'in Washington'

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Netanyahu: West Bank annexation plans 'in Washington'

A month has passed since Netanyahu's planned annexation of the West Bank.

Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

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Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

The Israeli president has criticised the unity government of in-fighting ahead of the elections.

Israel parliament has fewer powers overseeing government's coronavirus response

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Israel parliament has fewer powers overseeing government's coronavirus response

There are concerns about further erosion of parliamentary powers in Israel.

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Netanyahu attacked after threatening to fire Knesset coronavirus chief

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to fire the head of the Israeli Knesset’s Coronavirus Committee after she publicly disagreed with his decision to close gyms and swimming pools.

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Assad's uncle hired Israeli lawyers on graft case

Rifaat al-Assad hired Israeli lawyers before being sentenced to prison for embezzlement.

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Netanyahu pledges aid as Israelis fume over virus-battered economy

Netanyahu pledged immediate financial aid to Israelis whose livelihoods have been devastated by the coronavirus, as his government faces ...

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Israeli military chief in quarantine following coronavirus exposure

Aviv Kochavi is in isolation after being exposed to coronavirus, a day after defence minister Benny Gantz annnounced he was isolating following ...

Jerusalem hit hard by coronavirus resurgence

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Jerusalem hit hard by coronavirus resurgence

A new outbreak of coronavirus is threatening to decimate Jerusalem's tourism-centric economy, as Israel and the Palestinian Authority impose ...

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Israel passes bill allowing government to bypass parliament

Some MPs decried the sidelining of the legislature, saying it marked another step in undermining the foundations of Israeli democracy.

Netanyahu: Gantz has no powers over West Bank annexation

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Netanyahu: Gantz has no powers over West Bank annexation

Netanyahu has dismissed comments from his coalition partner that the Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank will be delayed.

Israel 'withholding Ahmed Erakat's body', family warns

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Israel 'withholding Ahmed Erakat's body', family warns

The body of Ahmed Erakat, a murdered Palestinian is being withheld by Israel, his uncle announced.

UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

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UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

Israel has appointed a right-wing minister who supports unilateral annexation of the West Bank as its ambassador to the UK.

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