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The mayor of Haifa, home to Israel's largest industrial area, warned of a scenario similar to the Beirut explosion could strike the city.

Though Israel and Lebanon are still technically at war, the Lebanese flag will be projected on Tel Aviv's city hall following the devastating explosion in Beirut.

<em>Netanyahu</em> offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

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Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

Benjamin Netanyahu says he instructed his National Security Council to make contact with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov "in order to clarify how Israel can further assist Lebanon".

<em>Netanyahu</em> warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

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Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

The Israeli military struck targets in Syria after it said militants tried to plant explosives in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights.

Israel's coronavirus infection rate among world's highest: <em>Netanyahu</em>

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Israel's coronavirus infection rate among world's highest: Netanyahu

Israel has recorded 75,083 confirmed coronavirus cases, with 554 deaths.

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Syria Insight: Russia moves into Iran-controlled eastern Syria

Eastern Syria has been viewed as under Iran's sphere of interest, but the resource-rich region remains a lucrative area for Russia too.

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Netanyahu: West Bank annexation plans 'in Washington'

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

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Netanyahu lashes out at anti-government protesters as demonstrations continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at protesters, saying their 'anarchic' tendencies come from the 'biased media.'

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Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah spiked last Monday along the UN-demarcated Blue Line after months of relative calm.

Israeli police detain 16 pro-<em>Netanyahu</em> activists in Jerusalem

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Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

Israeli police have detained about 16 activists from the far-right La Familia group, after they attacked reporters, chanted anti-Arab slogans, ...

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Gantz says attacks on anti-Netanyahu protesters risk civil war

Israel has been rocked by protests against Netanyahu.

US extends national emergency for Lebanon citing Hezbollah tensions

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US extends national emergency for Lebanon citing Hezbollah tensions

The growing power of Hezbollah constitutes an 'extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States', Trump ...

Contentious budget vote could push Israel towards elections

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Contentious budget vote could push Israel towards elections

Benjamin Netanyahu is believed to be angling for a conflict that will trigger a November election to try and preempt what could be a ...

Violent attack on Israeli anti-government protesters leaves five hospitalised

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Violent attack on Israeli anti-government protesters leaves five hospitalised

Two demonstrators were stabbed in the neck after suspected members of a far-right group attacked a protest outside the Israeli police chief's ...

Lebanon PM Diab accuses Israel of 'dangerous military escalation'

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Lebanon PM Diab accuses Israel of 'dangerous military escalation'

It comes after a reported cross-border clash between Hezbollah and Lebanon on Monday.

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Israel says repelled attempted Hezbollah attack

Israel said it had repelled an attempt by Hezbollah fighters to penetrate its northern border, but the Lebanese group denied any involvement in the incident.

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Lebanon's Hezbollah denies involvement in Israel border clash

Clashes along the Israel-Lebanon border on Monday did not involve Hezbollah fighters, the Lebanese Shia group said.

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UN mission urges 'maximum restraint' after Lebanon-Israel border clashes

As tensions eased along the Israel-Lebanon border on Monday, the United Nations' peacekeeping force urged maximum restraint.

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Israeli military 'in combat' with Hezbollah on Lebanon border

Tensions have been on the rise after Israel killed a Hezbollah fighter in Syria last week.

Coronavirus crisis sparks a young Israeli anti-government protest movement

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Coronavirus crisis sparks a young Israeli anti-government protest movement

Thousands have been taking to the streets several times a week to protest the Israeli government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Anti-Netanyahu protesters attacked by Israeli pro-government gangs: reports

Israel's public security minister has warned of 'bloodshed' as anti-government protests continue throughout Israel.

Israelis continue protests against PM's handling of pandemic

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Israelis continue protests against PM's handling of pandemic

The protests have been going on for the past few weeks, sparked by what critics see as a government failure to handle the coronavirus crisis.

US military chief visits Israel amid tensions with Iran

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US military chief visits Israel amid tensions with Iran

The visit comes days after a suspected Israeli air raid on Damascus killed five foreign fighters, including a member of the Iran-backed ...

Israel strikes Syrian army targets after border unrest

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Israel strikes Syrian army targets after border unrest

The Israeli army said that helicopters struck military targets "belonging to the Syrian Armed Forces", including observation posts and ...

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