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Syria called the reports a lie intended to boost Israel's image and "humanitarian credentials".

Israel and Syria swapped prisoners in a deal brokered by Russia.

2 Syrians held in Israel to be released

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2 Syrians held in Israel to be released

Israel and Syria have agreed to a prisoner swap that was brokered by Russia.

Heavy snowfall hits Syria, Lebanon, Israel in winter storm

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Heavy snowfall hits Syria, Lebanon, Israel in winter storm

Heavy snows have hit the Levant region, causing disruption, and affecting displaced people most severely.

Netanyahu rebukes Washington for hints at reversing <em>Golan</em> recognition

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Netanyahu rebukes Washington for hints at reversing Golan recognition

The latest spat between Washington and Tel Aviv tells of early cracks in the relationship between the new Biden ...

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Blinken refuses to endorsing Israeli 'recognition' of Golan

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will not withdraw US recognition of the occupied Golan Heights as Israeli, but has said that legal questions do remain.

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Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

The Jerusalem Planning Board rejected a master plan that would have given construction permits to local residents of al-Walaja, between ...

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media said the country responded to Israeli strikes on the country on Wednesday.

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Israel detains teenage Syrian shepherd near Golan Heights fence

Israel has detained a teenage Syrian shepherd near the occupied Golan Heights, Syrian regime media and an Israeli ...

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Mitchell Plitnick

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Comment: Biden's initial moves in the Israel/Palestine arena suggest a move back to Obama-era policies, while leaving Trump's damage ...

Bahey el-Din Hassan

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective ...

For Lebanon's displaced Syrians, hope is a powerful thing

Ayman Agabani

For Lebanon's displaced Syrians, hope is a powerful thing

Comment: Ayman Agabani finds that even the smallest of gestures can bring hope to Syrian refugees enduring a cold, hard winter in ...

Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

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Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

Israeli forces snatched at least seven cows that strayed into its territories from Lebanon, local news reported.

Three Syrian soldiers killed near <em>Golan</em> <em>Heights</em>

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Three Syrian soldiers killed near Golan Heights

Three Syrian soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked their outpost close to the demarcation line with the Israeli-occupied ...

Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

Syrian state media has said that it confront an Israeli attack that targeted several positions south of Damascus.

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Renowned Syrian director Hatem Ali dies in Cairo

Hatem Ali was known for role in spreading the popularity of Syrian dramas in the Arab world.

Yara Hawari

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

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UAE open to importing 'Israeli products from settlements': official

The UAE official claimed Israel’s factories in occupied territories employ "tens of thousands of Palestinians".

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Lebanon renews calls for 'Israeli withdrawal from occupied territories'

The Lebanese representatives participating in border negotiations with Israel renewed calls on it to withdraw from Lebanese territories ...

West Bank goods to be labeled Israeli in Bahrain

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West Bank goods to be labeled Israeli in Bahrain

Bahrain will allow Israeli goods produced in the West Bank to be labeled as 'Made in Israel'.

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Israeli strikes in Syria kill eight pro-Iran fighters -report

Overnight Israeli strikes near the Syrian capital Damascus have killed eight fighters from pro-Iran militias, according to the ...

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Thomas O. Falk

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a ...

UN panel majority votes in favour of Palestinian statehood

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UN panel majority votes in favour of Palestinian statehood

The overwhelming majority of a UN panel backed the Palestinian right to self-determination.

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