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Polish-born Zeev Sternhell was an outspoken champion of Palestinian rights who strongly criticised Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Egypt and Jordan began to receive shipments of natural gas from Israel this month, upsetting Palestinians who continue to be denied their right to drill and extract gas from Gaza.

Israel begins gas exports to Egypt for first time

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Israel begins gas exports to Egypt for first time

It is the first time that Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel, has imported gas from its neighbour.

Israel begins pumping natural gas to Jordan

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Israel begins pumping natural gas to Jordan

Texas-based Noble Energy has begun pumping natural gas from Israel's offshore Leviathan field to Jordan.

Israel's controversial Leviathan field begins pumping gas

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Israel's controversial Leviathan field begins pumping gas

Israel will begin delivering gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Egypt on Wednesday, a spokesman said.

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Egypt to begin gas imports from Israel by mid-January

In November, Egyptian and Israeli companies took control of the natural gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt.

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'Landmark breakthrough' in controversial Israel-Egypt gas pipeline deal

The landmark contract that was signed in February 2018 between Israel and Egypt had stalled as the companies attempted to strike a deal to buy ...

Suraya Dadoo

In South Sudan, Israel is sowing seeds of war

Comment: In addition to its brutal military occupation of Palestine, Israel is also supplying the weapons to extend South Sudan's deadly civil ...

Charlie Faulkner

Activism focused cafe defies growing left-wing oppression in Jerusalem

Feature: Imbala was opened at the beginning of last year by a handful of activists with the aim of creating a communal space for co-resistance ...

Israeli left slams Netanyahu's silence on Trump's anti-Semitism

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Israeli left slams Netanyahu's silence on Trump's anti-Semitism

The Israeli left has slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for sweeping Trump's anti-Semitism under the carpet.

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Israel preparing to export natural gas to Egypt

Egypt and Israel's $15 billion export agreement has been hailed by Israeli officials as the most significant deal between the two sides since ...

Ambassador Friedman just gutted 50 years of diplomacy

Khalil E. Jahshan

Ambassador Friedman just gutted 50 years of diplomacy

Comment: US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman's remarks signal the ultimate demise of the two-state solution, writes Khalil E. Jahshan.

Far-right Israeli politician advocates return to biblical law

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Far-right Israeli politician advocates return to biblical law

Far-right pro-settlement Bezalel Smotrich - who hopes to be Israel's next justice minister - is advocating for a return to Jewish law as ...

Netanyahu strikes 'frightening' election deal with extremist Israeli parties

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Netanyahu strikes 'frightening' election deal with extremist Israeli parties

Netanyahu struck an election deal with a far-right party on Wednesday that could give followers of the late anti-Palestinian extremist rabbi, ...

Israel's Netanyahu scorned for wooing Holocaust-distorting political allies

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Israel's Netanyahu scorned for wooing Holocaust-distorting political allies

Netanyahu's outreach in eastern Europe is part of a larger strategy of forging alliances to counter criticism at the UN and other international ...

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Israel energy minister in Cairo for 'Mediterranean gas summit'

Israel's energy minister has arrived in Egypt to take part in a regional summit on natural gas and will reportedly meet with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

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Israel to 'thwart election meddling' amid Russia interference rumours

Israel’s Shin Bet security service warned that efforts were being made by a world power to intervene in the country's upcoming elections, with ...

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Deal to allow Israeli gas exports to Egypt

The deal will mark the first time Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel, imports gas from its ...

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Mohammad officially the most popular boys' name in Israel

Israeli authorities have announced the most popular baby names in the Jewish state for this year with the boys' name Mohammad coming out on top.

Netanyahu praises Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'

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Netanyahu praises Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'

Netanyahu welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, calling him a "true friend of Israel" despite the outcry over the visiting leader's ...

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Israel passes 'racist' nation state law

Israeli lawmakers have approved a controversial 'Jewish state' bill that critics have described as cementing 'apartheid' in the country.

Israeli parliament set to pass 'racist' Nation State bill

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Israeli parliament set to pass 'racist' Nation State bill

Israel's parliament is set to vote on a controversial piece of legislation that would define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish ...

Netanyahu receives backlash after Holocaust deal with Poland

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Netanyahu receives backlash after Holocaust deal with Poland

Netanyahu was made to reassure the Israeli public after signing a controversial deal with the Polish government on the controversial Holocaust ...

Israeli MP calls for recognition of 'Armenian genocide'

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Israeli MP calls for recognition of 'Armenian genocide'

Israel's parliament is set to push a number of proposals against Turkey in the latest tit-for-tat diplomatic spat between the two sides.

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