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A Jordanian Judo practitioner has refused to compete against an Israeli at an international tournament in the latest act of boycott against Israeli athletes.

Newly published research has added weight to allegations Israel has an illegal nuclear arsenal, and that it conducted a covert nuclear test 39 years ago.

<em>Israel</em> detains Palestinians during ongoing attack on occupied Ramallah

Diana Alghoul

Israel detains Palestinians during ongoing attack on occupied Ramallah

Israel abducted a Palestinian journalist, along with fourteen other Palestinians, during pre-dawn raids on the occupied city of Ramallah.

Trump's pro-<em>Israel</em> "superhawk" security aide to visit Tel Aviv

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Trump's pro-Israel "superhawk" security aide to visit Tel Aviv

Washington's National Security Advisor and pro-Israel "superhawk" John Bolton is set to visit Israel for discussions next ...

Russia conducting military patrols on Golan Heights frontier

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Russia conducting military patrols on Golan Heights frontier

Russia is further expanding its influence in Syria by helping UN peacekeepers patrol the demilitarised zone between the Israeli-occupied Golan ...

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American Islam scholar Reza Aslan detained by Israel intelligence

American author Reza Aslan said he was detained for hours at the Israel border and separated from his family.

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Last-minute Eurovision deal secures Israel as 2019 host

Israel resolved a funding dispute last minute threatening their ability to host Eurovision 2019, with the broadcaster paying the ...

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Israel fires teargas at Lebanese troops on border

Lebanese troops were injured when Israel fired tear gas on the border.

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Israel's Netanyahu ally Naftali Bennett criticises Hamas truce

A key partner in the Israeli leader's coalition said that his party would oppose any agreement put forward for a long term truce with Hamas

<em>Israel</em> to illegally confiscate land from Palestinian villager

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Israel to illegally confiscate land from Palestinian villager

Israeli forces have started to level land in the Palestinian village of Einabous, south of Nablus, to expand settlements considered illegal ...

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Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

Four labourers, including three Palestinians, died on Monday in building site accidents in Israel, signalling an alarming 'lawlessness' ...

Netanyahu made secret Egypt trip for Gaza talks

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Netanyahu made secret Egypt trip for Gaza talks

Netanyahu engaged in secret talks with the Egyptian President on Gaza

Netanyahu: <em>Israel</em> questioning of US journalist was mistake

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Netanyahu: Israel questioning of US journalist was mistake

Netanyahu "half-apologised" after an American Jewish journalist was interrogated at Tel Aviv airport.

Palestinian dies from wounds inflicted during May's Gaza protest

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Palestinian dies from wounds inflicted during May's Gaza protest

Wissam Yousef Hijazi passed away on Monday after battling his wounds which he sustained as a result of brutal Israeli tactics on the besieged ...

Israel's Netanyahu hints at early elections in 2019

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Israel's Netanyahu hints at early elections in 2019

Netanyahu may force premature parliamentary elections for early 2019 due to a disagreement with Hasidic Jews over military conscription laws

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More Gaza violence 'inevitable', says Israeli defence minister

Israel's defence minister said the next confrontation with Gaza is not a question of if, but when, in comments made amid international efforts to reach a long-term truce.

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Israel may not host Eurovision 2019 over budget disagreement

Disagreement over the Eurovision budget suggests Israel may be unable to host the contest as deadline for guarantee payment approaches.

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Dead Sea shrinking metre a year, following Israeli mining

The Israeli government is seeking to re-tender the mining rights in the Dead Sea amid warnings the natural wonder is shrinking a metre a year.

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Israel 'asked US not to cut UNRWA funding'

Israel asked the US not to slash funding to the UN body for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, to prevent angry protests and unrest in Gaza

Palestinian Israelis rally against 'apartheid' Jewish nation-state law

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Palestinian Israelis rally against 'apartheid' Jewish nation-state law

Tens of thousands of Palestinian Israelis and their supporters have rallied in Tel Aviv, protesting a law that declares Israel the ...

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Gaza death toll rises following Israeli protest crackdown

Another Palestinian succumbed to his wounds after Israeli forces opened fire on a protest at the Gaza border, raising the death toll from Friday ...

Syrian military engages 'enemy target' in Hizballah area

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Syrian military engages 'enemy target' in Hizballah area

Syrian state TV reported that anti-aircraft missiles engaged with an 'enemy target' near the Lebanese border, while not specifying who was ...

Israeli troops shoot dead Gaza medic, injure scores

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Israeli troops shoot dead Gaza medic, injure scores

Israeli troops have killed a Palestinian medic and injured 84 others on the border with the besieged Gaza Strip, the Gaza health ministry ...

Hamas says Gaza ceasefire reached with <em>Israel</em>

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Hamas says Gaza ceasefire reached with Israel

Hamas and Israel appeared to be honouring a ceasefire on Friday that ended an intense flare-up in violence amid Egyptian efforts to ...

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