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Israel's foreign ministry has complained about a 'manipulative' tweet, for listing Palestinians dead before the Israelis.

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Gaza's crossing may open later on in the week, if Hamas commits to a ceasefire, as Israeli bombings continue.

Israel halts Gaza fuel, gas transfers to punish Hamas

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Israel halts Gaza fuel, gas transfers to punish Hamas

Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until next Sunday following clashes with Hamas.

Thank you, Ireland

James J. Zogby

Thank you, Ireland

Comment: The Irish senate's bill to bar Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories sets an example to the rest of Europe, ...

Israel could establish diplomatic ties with Assad's Syria

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Israel could establish diplomatic ties with Assad's Syria

Israel has not ruled out establishing diplomatic ties with Bashar al-Assad's Syria, as the regime looks set to win the country's seven-year war.

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Israel imposes sanctions on Gaza over 'incendiary kite attacks'

Israel has closed Gaza's only goods crossing, reduced the fishing zone, and blacklisted a TV channel, as it retaliates against the latest protest tactic by Palestinians of 'burning kites'.

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Erekat blasts Israel's move to punish Palestinian prisoner families

Saeb Erekat said Israel's move to freeze money transfers to the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority threatens its existence.

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Israel freezes Palestinian Authority funds over prisoner payments

Legislation was approved late on Monday that gives the Israeli government powers to withhold funds to the PA, which goes towards Palestinian ...

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Syrians fleeing war 'will not be allowed into Israel'

Civilians fleeing Syria's war will not be allowed to enter Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, echoing calls made by other ...

Israel 'will block entry' to Syrians fleeing Daraa blitz

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Israel 'will block entry' to Syrians fleeing Daraa blitz

Israeli ministers are queuing up to demand the government block entry to Syrians fleeing a regime assault on Daraa province from entering ...

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Israel eyes Cyprus port for ferrying goods to Gaza

Israel reportedly intends to pitch the idea directly to Gazans after a working plan is put together within the next three months.

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Omar Baddar

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Comment: Preaching sectarianism is just one of many ways Israel is changing the way it does PR in the Trump era, writes Omar Baddar.

Israeli ministers to back bill criminalising filming of soldiers

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Israeli ministers to back bill criminalising filming of soldiers

The bill was first proposed in April after video footage was circulated showing an Israeli sniper cheering after shooting a Palestinian in the ...

Israel bombs Gaza target for flying 'burning protest kites'

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Israel bombs Gaza target for flying 'burning protest kites'

The drone strike is the latest Israeli 'deterrent' against further incendiary kite and balloon protests, as Israel warns more protesters could ...

<em>Lieberman</em> says Messi missed penalty because of Israel game

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Lieberman says Messi missed penalty because of Israel game

Israel's right-wing defence minister has suggested that Lionel Messi's penalty miss against Iceland in the World Cup on Saturday was due to ...

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HRW: Israel committing war crimes in Gaza

Human Rights Watch says Israeli officials who authorised the use of live ammunition against Palestinians who approached the fence should be held accountable for war crimes.

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Israeli plane fires warning shots into Gaza

Israeli army have fired warning shots into Gaza as protesters seek alternate - and safer ways - to demonstrate.

Paul McLoughlin

Israel and Russia team up against Iran in Syria

Israeli and Russian leaders have met following recent tensions in southern Syria, where Iran's military presence could be weakened, and Assad's ...

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Israel approves 2,000 new settlement homes, says NGO

Nearly 700 settlement units have been given final approval by Israel, with more than a thousand more passing the first planning stage, as ...

Lebanon begins first round of offshore oil exploration

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Lebanon begins first round of offshore oil exploration

Offshore oil and gas exploration begins in Lebanon following government approval last year.

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Israel's sea barrier to further isolate besieged Gaza

Israel began building a sea barrier off the Mediterranean coast, Tel Aviv announced on Sunday, further isolating the besieged Gaza enclave.

Israeli Supreme Court rejects challenge to open-fire rules

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Israeli Supreme Court rejects challenge to open-fire rules

The Israeli court rejected rights groups' demand to rule the military's heavy-handed open fire policy unlawful, despite over 120 Palestinians ...

Israel boosts plan to build 3,900 new settler homes

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Israel boosts plan to build 3,900 new settler homes

Israel's defence minister said that thousands of new settlement units would be given final approval for construction as early as next week.

Israel 'first country' to use US-made F-35 in combat

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Israel 'first country' to use US-made F-35 in combat

Israel was the first country outside the United States to acquire the F-35 after receiving the first two planes in December 2016.

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