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The event is to be attended by settler leaders, Netanyahu and ministers from his coalition government, seen as the most right-wing in Israel's history

Two rockets struck near Damascus airport at dawn on Friday, an attack probably carried out by Israeli jets from outside Syria’s borders, the Syrian Observatory said on Friday.

Israel shoots down 'Hizballah drone' then strikes Lebanon-Syria border

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Israel shoots down 'Hizballah drone' then strikes Lebanon-Syria border

The Israeli military says it has shot down a drone that attempted to enter the airspace above the Golan Heights.

Iran advances in fight for ground route to Lebanon

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Iran advances in fight for ground route to Lebanon

Iran-backed fighters in Syria are advancing east, bringing Tehran closer to its goal of forming a land link from its border through Iraq to ...

Who are Israel's Druze community?

Charlie Hoyle

Who are Israel's Druze community?

In-depth: The 120,000-strong community is unique in its self-identification and shares a complex relationship with Israel's state, society, and ...

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

In-depth: Vintages produced in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land must not be labelled 'Product of Israel', activists argue.

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Israel opposes peace in Syria due to Iran fears

Israel says it does not support a ceasefire in Syria's south, fearing it will allow Iran to establish air and naval bases close to its border.

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Israel issues Syria warning after rockets hit occupied Golan

More rocket fire hit the illegally annexed Golan Heights on Saturday, with Israel putting Damascus on notice after fighting between ...

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Israel hits Syrian regime post after Golan mortar

Israeli warplanes hit a Syrian regime post on Friday hours after a mortar shell hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel's army ...

‘No future’ for the last Arab-Christians of Israeli-occupied <em>Golan</em>

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‘No future’ for the last Arab-Christians of Israeli-occupied Golan

Before Israel's occupation, Christians accounted for 12 percent of the population of the Golan, which then had 340 villages and 150,000 ...

Paul McLoughlin

Leadership of IS-linked Syrian militia 'wiped out' in strike

A suspected US air strike has killed at least ten senior figures in the IS-affiliated Syrian militia Jaish Khaled ibn al-Walid, including its ...

Israel strikes Syrian forces as Netanyahu visits occupied <em>Golan</em>

Paul McLoughlin

Israel strikes Syrian forces as Netanyahu visits occupied Golan

Israeli forces have hit the Syrian regime again, close to the occupied Golan Heights, as fighting continues between pro-Damascus ...

Israel forces strike Syria army after fresh stray fire

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Israel forces strike Syria army after fresh stray fire

Israel hit a Syrian regime position on Wednesday night, after stray mortar fire from the war-torn country struck the occupied Golan ...

Israel bombs Syria for second time in 24 hours

Robert Cusack

Israel bombs Syria for second time in 24 hours

Israeli drone strikes targetted Syrian tank positions near Quneitra for the second time, after Tel Aviv claimed stray Syrian mortars landed in ...

Israel strikes Syrian tanks in retaliation over stray mortars

Robert Cusack

Israel strikes Syrian tanks in retaliation over stray mortars

Security was amped up in the border region between Syria and Israel on Saturday, after a number of "errant" mortars landed in an open area ...

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Israel says 'world must recognise Golan annexation'

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday called for international recognition of the occupied Golan Heights, saying the territory captured from Syria is 'essential' to the country's survival.

Robert Springborg

1967 to 2017: Arab unity, a fickle beast

Comment: Until this sudden fracturing of the GCC, it had appeared that a third phase of inter-Arab cooperation might be about to commence, ...

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1967: Marking the end of Egypt's pan-Arab dream

Between June 5 and 10 in 1967, Israel defeated Egypt, Jordan and Syria and occupied the Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, East ...

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Palestinian woman shot after stabbing Israeli soldier

Israeli forces shot and critically injured a Palestinian woman in the northern West Bank on Thursday after she stabbed a soldier outside a ...

Israeli minister: Time to assassinate Syria's Assad

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Israeli minister: Time to assassinate Syria's Assad

An Israeli minister has called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad following new reports that his regime executed ...

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Trump 'declines proposal' to mark 1967 war in Israel

The White House has reportedly rejected a proposal by Israel to delay President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to coincide with the 50th ...

IS 'apologised' to Israel after cross-border attack, claims ex-minister

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IS 'apologised' to Israel after cross-border attack, claims ex-minister

Israel's former defence minister has said that the Islamic State group "apologised" to Israeli authorities for an attack in the first public ...

Pro-Syrian regime fighters killed after Israel strikes 'weapons warehouse'

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Pro-Syrian regime fighters killed after Israel strikes 'weapons warehouse'

Israeli forces have hit Syria again after 'air strikes' hit a weapons' depot at a pro-regime base in the Golan Heights, killing at ...

Israel targets Syria positions after <em>Golan</em> mortar fire

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Israel targets Syria positions after Golan mortar fire

Israel's army said Friday it had targeted positions inside Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that struck the northern part of the occupied ...

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