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Police springs into action after ‘Israel is a racist endeavour’ posters appear across London

Transport for London said the adverts were “absolutely not authorised” and would be removed from the network “immediately”

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Israel signals it could attack Iranian weaponry in Iraq

Israel sees in Iran’s regional expansion an attempt to open up new fronts against it

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Palestinian FA head banned over call to burn Messi shirts

FIFA has banned the chief of Palestinian Football Association for a year over inciting fans to burn the shirts of Lionel Messi if the Argentinian striker played a friendly game against Israel at Jerusalem

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Iran threatens to hit US, Israel

Iran warned on Wednesday it would hit U.S. and Israeli targets if it were attacked by the United States after President Donald Trump’s security adviser said Washington would exert maximum pressure on Tehran going beyond economic sanctions. A U.S.-Iranian war of words has escalated since Trump withdrew Washington from the world powers’ nuclear deal with…

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Baby, pregnant mother killed as Israel strikes Gaza

A baby and her pregnant mother were among three Palestinians killed by Israeli strikes in Gaza overnight Wednesday, officials said

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Iraq football team to play first match in Palestinian territories

Iraq’s national football team is set to travel Thursday on its first-ever visit to the Israeli-occupied West Bank where it will face off against the Palestinian national squad.

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Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping soldiers released from prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi was released from prison Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians.

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Israel arrests Italians who painted mural of Palestinian teen

Israeli forces have arrested two Italians for drawing a giant mural of a Palestinian teenager seen as a symbol of resistance on the separation wall in the occupied West Bank, police said.

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Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping soldiers leaves prison, says jail spokesperson

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi was arrested in the early hours of December 19, four days after the incident. She was 16 at the time

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Gaza teen dies of wounds from Israeli border fire: ministry

A Gaza teenager died of his wounds on Saturday after being shot by Israeli troops during protests along the border, the health ministry in Palestinian territory said.

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Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

Israel’s Arabs number some 1.8 million, about 20 percent of the 9 million population

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Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

Israel and Gaza militant groups agreed a ceasefire on Saturday, a Palestinian official said, after Israel launched dozens of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave’s ruling Hamas group and gunmen fired more than 100 rockets across the border. But several hours after the announcement, the Israeli military said Palestinians fired two mortar bombs towards Israel…

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Israel ‘not ruling out’ eventual ties with Syria’s Assad

Israel held out the prospect on Tuesday of eventual contacts with Syria under President Bashar al-Assad, in a nod to his regime-consolidating advances in a seven-year-old civil war that Israeli officials had initially predicted would topple him. Assad’s Russia-backed forces have advanced in southwest Syria and are on course to reach Quneitra, a rebel-held district…

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Two Gazans shot dead in Israel border clashes: ministry

Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians, one in his early teens, in border clashes Friday in the southern Gaza Strip, the Hamas-ruled territory’s health ministry said. Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP a Palestinian youth aged about 13 was shot in the head near the town of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip, without giving…

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Britain’s Prince William starts Israel visit by honoring Holocaust victims

Britain’s Prince William voiced his horror over the Nazi Holocaust in a solemn start on Tuesday to the first official visit by a British royal to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Wearing a black Jewish skullcap, William, second in line to the throne, laid a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem…

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Britain’s Prince William on historic trip to Israel and West Bank

Prince William will next week become the first member of Britain’s royal family ever to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories. Britain governed the region under a League of Nations mandate for almost three decades until Israel’s independence 70 years ago, and is still blamed by both sides for sowing…

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Israel PM’s wife charged with $100,000 food delivery fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara was charged Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a lengthy investigation into allegations that she misused state funds to claim for delivery meals costing $100,000. The move represents the latest legal headache for Netanyahu and his family, as the authorities investigate the combative leader over allegations of corruption in a string…

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Israel says could get tougher on Gaza after warplanes hit Hamas

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel could step up its “intensity” on Gaza, after a new flare-up that saw Israel carrying out air strikes and Palestinians launching rockets and mortar shells. The latest spike in tensions follows weeks of deadly protests and clashes along the Gaza-Israel border as well as the worst military escalation last…

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Israeli planes hit 25 targets in Gaza: army

Israeli fighter jets hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, the army said. Around 30 projectiles, including rockets, were fired overnight from Gaza towards Israel, the army claimed in a statement. The fresh hostilities come with tensions high in Gaza after mass protests and…

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U.S. withdraws from United Nations human rights body

The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel,” a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. Standing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting U.S. efforts to…

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Syria strike blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

More than 20 fighters from an Iraqi paramilitary force key to the battle against the Islamic State group were killed in an eastern Syria air raid the United States linked to Israel. The bombing raid hit Al-Hari, a town controlled by regional militias fighting in Syria’s complex seven-year war alongside President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. Both…

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