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Three Syrian soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked their outpost close to the demarcation line with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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

Renowned Syrian director Hatem Ali dies in Cairo

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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.

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

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.

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

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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 it occupies.

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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 ...

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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.

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

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Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

The trip opened with 54 hours in Paris in which he appeared for a total of one minute in public.

Pompeo visits Israel museum honouring Christian Zionists

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Pompeo visits Israel museum honouring Christian Zionists

The US secretary of state also visited an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and announced new measures against ...

Israel PM to undergo routine medical examination under sedation

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Israel PM to undergo routine medical examination under sedation

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz will serve as acting prime minister during Prime Minister Netanyahu's examination.

Palestinians say first meeting with Israeli official in months

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Palestinians say first meeting with Israeli official in months

A Palestinian minister said he spoke with an Israeli army officer, the first such meeting in six months.

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Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the first top American diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and the disputed Golan Heights.

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Amnesty slams US labelling Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic'

Amnesty International said BDS is a 'form of non-violent advocacy and of free expression that must be protected'.

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US to label Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic': Pompeo

The US is set to label the BDS movement as 'anti-Semitic', angering activists

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Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

The US Secretary of State will be the first top American diplomat to visit Golan Heights.

Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

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Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

Bahrain's foreign minister called for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a landmark meeting in Israel with US Secretary of State ...

Hugh Lovatt

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Analysis: The Palestinian leadership must escape the illusion that Biden will significantly challenge Israeli policy, let ...

Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

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Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes killed ten Syrian and foreign fighters in strikes that hit Iranian targets in Syria.

Filipino bands feel <em>the</em> pain amid coronavirus in Dubai

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Filipino bands feel the pain amid coronavirus in Dubai

Filipino bands, a mainstay of nightlife across the Gulf and Asia, face an uncertain fate as the Covid-19 pandemic draws crowds ...

Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in ...

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