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Israel has launched three rounds of strikes in Syria over the past ten days.

Hamas has denounced overnight Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip as “barbaric”, saying that they damaged the Al-Dorra Children’s Hospital

Israeli jets strike Gaza after rockets fired across border

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Israeli jets strike Gaza after rockets fired across border

Israel has targeted a number of sites in Gaza after the army said Palestinian militants had fired rockets into the south of the country.

Israel 'open' to missile defence collaboration with Gulf states

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Israel 'open' to missile defence collaboration with Gulf states

A top Israeli defence official said the country would be open to sharing missile defence technology with Gulf Arab states in order to combat ...

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

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Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for ...

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Israel delivers first Iron Dome radar to US

Commentators say the Iron Dome's ability to intercept Katyusha-style rockets and mortars at very short ranges could be useful in protecting the US from attack by Iran's proxies in Iraq.

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China removes domes, minarets from mosques: report

A British diplomat in China has deplored the changes to the religious buildings as 'depressing'.

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US defence secretary in Israel talks on 'military edge'

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper is in Israel for talks on how it can maintain its military superiority after sales of US F-35 jets to the UAE ...

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Rocket fire from Gaza after Israel says tunnel found

Air raid sirens sounded in southern Israel near the Gaza Strip, which is controlled by Islamist group Hamas.

Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

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Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday injured at least two people.

Stasa Salacanin

After UAE-Israel deal, which Arab countries could be next?

The agreement has amplified regional divisions but also formalised new fault lines. So who could be next to establish official ties with Israel?

Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza over balloon bombs, rockets

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Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza over balloon bombs, rockets

Over the past week Israeli forces have carried out repeated night-time strikes on targets linked to the Islamist group Hamas, which controls the ...

Palestinians rally in fury against Israel-UAE normalisation deal

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Palestinians rally in fury against Israel-UAE normalisation deal

Demonstrators in Jerusalem trampled on images of UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, chanting slogans demanding that the Gulf country fall.

Israeli jets strike Hamas targets in Gaza: military

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Israeli jets strike Hamas targets in Gaza: military

Israel said on Sunday night a "projectile" fired from Gaza had been intercepted by its Iron Dome anti-rocket system.

What will happen to Turkey's Hagia Sophia?

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What will happen to Turkey's Hagia Sophia?

First a Byzantine church, then an Ottoman mosque and finally a museum, Turkey's Hagia Sophia will now be reconverted into a Muslim place of ...

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Israel launches Gaza strikes after rocket fire

Israeli aircraft attacked Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, after Israel reported three rockets fired at its territory.

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Top Turkey court to rule on Hagia Sophia

Calls for the Hagia Sophia to serve again as a mosque have raised tensions between historic foes and uneasy NATO allies Turkey and Greece.

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Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens after two months

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem reopened after being closed for over two months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Israel arrests imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli forces have stormed the home of the imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site, as Palestinians tried to reach the mosque to ...

Khamenei posts picture showing pro-Iran leaders praying in Jerusalem

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Khamenei posts picture showing pro-Iran leaders praying in Jerusalem

Social media users were quick to ridicule Iran's latest propaganda content - a painting of an imagined gathering of Iran-backed leaders at the ...

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Justin Amash seeks US Presidential nomination

Progressives have warned any undecided voter who is 'Amash-curious' to steer clear, for his track record against support for almost 'any public ...

Iran transforms shrine into a coronavirus mask production facility

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Iran transforms shrine into a coronavirus mask production facility

Authorities in Iran are using a historic religious shrine as a production facility to make more masks in the country which has seen thousands ...

Al-Aqsa mosque compound shuts down over coronavirus fears

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Al-Aqsa mosque compound shuts down over coronavirus fears

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem will be entirely closed to the public from Monday, the authority that administers Muslim holy sites in ...

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza

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Israeli warplanes hit Gaza

Israeli aircraft hit what the military said were Islamic Jihad sites in the Gaza Strip late Sunday, after Palestinian militants said they fired ...

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