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Russia and the US appear to have agreed a deal to secure the Golan border, illegally occupied by Israel, during a meeting between Putin and Trump in Helsinki.

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

Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

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Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

The strikes came after the heaviest exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza since a 2014 war.

<em>Netanyahu</em> warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

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Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place ...

Mossad had 'hours to break into Iranian nuclear facility'

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Mossad had 'hours to break into Iranian nuclear facility'

Details have emerged of how Mossad agents managed to break into Iran's nuclear facilities and gather key intelligence information for Israel.

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Gaza ceasefire reached after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

Two teenagers were killed and dozens other Palestinians injured after being struck by Israeli rockets in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

The leaders discussed the Jerusalem embassy move and Trump's so-called "deal of the century".

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Israel fires missile at Syrian drone, military says

The previous unmanned aircraft entered Israeli airspace on Wednesday, travelling about 6 miles inside the country before being shot down.

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No US 'permission' needed to stay in Syria: Tehran

A senior adviser to Iran's ayatollah said Tehran has no intention to leave Syria and 'won't heed' Washington's demand to do so.

Israel summons EU envoy in row over 'discriminatory' bill

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Israel summons EU envoy in row over 'discriminatory' bill

Israel summoned the EU ambassador on Thursday over allegations of interference in the passage of a controversial law which could pave the way ...

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Israel strikes Syrian posts after drone incursion

The airstrikes hit the southwestern Quneitra province that borders on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Syrian regime claims Israeli missiles blocked near Occupied Golan

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Syrian regime claims Israeli missiles blocked near Occupied Golan

Israeli missiles were reportedly fired in Syria near the occupied Golan Heights and blocked by the regime's air defence system

Putin set to meet <em>Netanyahu</em> and Iranian official

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Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

Israeli prime minister is set to meet with the Russian president to discuss Iran's presence in Syria.

What Obama 'didn't know' about Palestine is almost unfathomable

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What Obama 'didn't know' about Palestine is almost unfathomable

Comment: Obama's administration was reportedly unaware of the extent of Israeli settlement activity. Was this stunning ignorance? Or an attempt ...

Ireland parliament advances ban on Israeli illegal settlement goods

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Ireland parliament advances ban on Israeli illegal settlement goods

Irish lawmakers have passed the first reading of a bill banning the import and sale of products made in illegal Israeli settlements.

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Israeli Patriot missile 'intercepts drone from Syria'

Israel has been on alert in recent weeks over fighting in the south of neighbouring Syria.

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Ireland parliament expected to ban Israeli illegal settlement goods

Irish lawmakers are expected to pass a bill banning the import and sale of products made in illegal Israeli settlements, local newspaper The ...

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#IsraelCares about its self image, not deprived children

Israel's latest PR push - providing Nigerian refugee children with computers emblazoned in the national flag - has self-serving motivations, but ...

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Israeli police question Netanyahu on telecom corruption allegations

Police were seen arriving at Netanyahu's residence on Tuesday and he is expected to be questioned about a corruption case involving the ...

Israel imposes sanctions on Gaza over 'incendiary kite attacks'

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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 ...

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Israel tightens Gaza siege with closure of goods crossing

Israel has closed Gaza's only goods crossing, citing fears over 'additional terror attempts' as it tightens its siege on the coastal Palestinian ...

Billionaire witness in <em>Netanyahu</em> graft case quits own company

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Billionaire witness in Netanyahu graft case quits own company

An Australian businessman who reportedly tried to curry favour with Israel's PM through luxury gifts has stepped down from Consolidated Press ...

Israel blocks scientist's committee appointment due to 'anti-occupation stance'

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Israel blocks scientist's committee appointment due to 'anti-occupation stance'

Israel's Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis blocked the appointment of leading Israeli scientist Yael Amitai for her stance against the ...

Fraud trial of Israel prime minister's wife postponed

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Fraud trial of Israel prime minister's wife postponed

Sara Netanyahu's fraud trial has been postponed for three months, the court administration said on Monday, just a week after the Israeli prime ...

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