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Israel's parliament passes controversial law allowing the government to use the Shin Bet''s surveillance technologies to track Covid-19 cases.

<em>Mossad</em> chief 'secretly' meets King Abdullah in Jordan

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Mossad chief 'secretly' meets King Abdullah in Jordan

The head of Israel's Mossad made a secret trip to Jordan to meet King Abdullah.

<em>Mossad</em> chief to discuss annexation plans with Arab leaders

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Mossad chief to discuss annexation plans with Arab leaders

Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen will meet with Arab leaders in attempt to soften their position on Israel’s annexation plans, according to a ...

Israel spy agency must stop virus phone tracking: committee

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Israel spy agency must stop virus phone tracking: committee

The government had controversially approved Shin Bet's use of surveillance as an emergency measure in mid-March as mounting numbers of Israelis ...

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Iran to execute spy 'who helped US target Soleimani'

Mahmoud Mousavi Majd was convicted of spying on Iran's armed forces "especially the movements of martyr General Qassem Soleimani" for large sums of money, judiciary spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

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Mossad chief secretly visits Egypt over West Bank annexation

Yossi Cohen took a secret trip to Egypt to discuss West Bank annexation.

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Prominent anti-BDS campaigner appointed as Israel's UN, US ambassador

The current Likud minister and fierce BDS opponent will take over the dual role as part of Netanyahu's government reshuffle.

Israel 'rejected UK request' for ventilators despite PM hospitalisation

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Israel 'rejected UK request' for ventilators despite PM hospitalisation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly refused a request by Israel's ally to export essential ventilators needed to keep Covid-19 patients ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

IMF is providing Yemen immediate debt relief in bid to fight coronavirus, Mossad admits to stealing face masks amid a global shortage ...

Israel 'stole' face masks amid global coronavirus PPE shortage

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Israel 'stole' face masks amid global coronavirus PPE shortage

The Israeli spy agency has been involved in a massive global effort to procure medical equipment and supplies before stocks run out.

UAE supplying Libya's Haftar with Israeli air defences

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UAE supplying Libya's Haftar with Israeli air defences

The UAE has provided Haftar with advanced air defence systems from Israel in an attempt to salvage the warlord's Tripoli offensive which has ...

Did the Pentagon give Israel 1 million face masks?

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Did the Pentagon give Israel 1 million face masks?

An Israeli press report claiming the US Department of Defense shipped one million face masks to Israel have angered Americans, causing some to ...

After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

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After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

Ultra-Orthodox Israelis ignored the government's calls to stay home and experts believe this has led to nearly 40 percent of one city's ...

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Israeli health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Israeli health minister Yaakov Litzman became the most senior official in the country to have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Netanyahu instructs Mossad to 'find medical equipment' abroad

It is not clear where Israel's national security agency will acquire the equipment the country desperately needs.

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Israel's Netanyahu offers to step down in unity deal

Netanyahu's main rival Benny Gantz has just three weeks to form a government.

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Palestinians continue to work in Israeli settlements despite ban

Palestinians who earn a living in illegal Israeli settlements are continuing to go to work despite fears of coronavirus transmissions.

Israel approves new lockdown measures as virus spreads

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Israel approves new lockdown measures as virus spreads

Under new regulations unanimously voted through by Israel's government, Israelis will only be able to leave the house under certain conditions.

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Mossad buys 100,000 'unusable' coronavirus testing kits

The tests obtained by Mossad are missing a vital patented liquid in which the testing swabs are put before they are screened for ...

Denmark: A new frontier in the Iran-Saudi Cold War?

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Denmark: A new frontier in the Iran-Saudi Cold War?

A sleepy Danish town is now the centre of an international spying operation. Does this make the smallest Scandinavian country the new flashpoint ...

Israel pushed deal with US, Morocco to normalise ties

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Israel pushed deal with US, Morocco to normalise ties

Egypt and Jordan are the only Arab nations to have signed peace treaties with Israel but Morocco, along with some Gulf states, has been relaxing ...

Oman tried to broker Israel-Iran negotiations: report

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Oman tried to broker Israel-Iran negotiations: report

The late Sultan Qaboos, who maintained friendly ties to Israel, presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the offer of secret talks with Iran ...

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