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Israel knows it will get away with the attack on Shireen Abu Aqleh’s funeral

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Many were shocked by the images of Israeli border police attacking the funeral procession of the prominent Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh – not merely by the police’s cruelty, but also by their willingness t...

Israel approves 2,700 housing units in illegal West Bank settlements

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Israel has approved 2,700 housing units in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, and advanced plans for another 1,600, a military body has said, a move likely to displease Washington before an expected visit ...

Israel scraps Independence Day fireworks after appeals from veterans

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Vir die eerste keer, cities across Israel have scrapped fireworks displays that normally mark the country’s Independence Day out of consideration for military veterans and others with post-traumatic stress disorder. Pa...

Israel independence day overflight decried by Palestinians and left

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Plans to include an overflight of Hebron in the occupied West Bank in Israel’s annual independence day airshow have been met with angry responses from Palestinians and leftwing Israelis. The Israel air force said on i...

Israel summons Russia envoy over minister’s Hitler comments

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Israel has summoned the Russian ambassador and demanded an apology over remarks by the Kremlin foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, that Adolf Hitler “had Jewish blood” and that the “most rabid antisemites tend to be Jews...

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack as Jerusalem tensions soar

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Israel has carried out its first airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in months in response to a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave as tensions soared after a weekend of violence around a Jerusalem holy site. Warning s...

Israel security forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank

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Israeli security forces have killed three Palestinian gunmen in the occupied West Bank, Israeli police said. There was no immediate comment from Palestinian officials. The Israeli police said the men were armed and we...

Israel steps up security after Tel Aviv attack amid fears of ‘new wave of terror’

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Israel has convened its security cabinet for emergency talks after the bloodiest attack in years in greater Tel Aviv, which marked the third such killings spree in the Jewish state in a week and has left Israelis and ...

Iran will never acquire nuclear weapons, US promises Israel

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The US secretary of state, Antony Blink, has sought to reassure Israel and its Gulf allies that Iran will never acquire atomic weapons, ahead of the possible renewal of the nuclear deal with Tehran. “When it comes t...

Israel blocked Ukraine from buying Pegasus spyware, fearing Russia’s anger

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Israel blocked Ukraine from buying NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware for fear that Russian officials would be angered by the sale of the sophisticated hacking tool to a regional foe, according to people familiar with the ma...

US accused of hypocrisy for supporting sanctions against Russia but not Israel

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The US and some of its European allies are facing accusations of double standards for supporting sanctions and international war crimes investigations against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine while blocking them ove...

Feud over ‘antisemitic’ Wailing Wall painting closes Israel museum

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Four overlapping black and white rectangles make up Israeli artist David Reeb’s painting Jerusalem. On two, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is portrayed praying at the Western Wall – known also as the Wailing Wall – from...

Israel under pressure to conclude flawed case against aid worker

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Pressure is mounting on Israel to conclude the trial of a Gazan aid worker accused of funnelling relief money to Hamas in a six-year-old case widely derided by the international community as “not worthy of a democrati...

Why Israel faces new dangers in shadow war against Iran if nuclear deal is agreed

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The US decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal was an immense personal achievement for former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In a leaked video, he boasted that he had personally convinced Donald Tr...

Israel inquiry to look into alleged police use of Pegasus spyware

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Israel’s police minister has announced the formation of a cabinet-level inquiry after a newspaper alleged that police had used powerful Pegasus spyware against a wide range of public figures including politicians from...

The Guardian view on Amnesty’s Israel report: dominating the discourse

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Ehud Barak, Israel’s then defence minister and the country’s most decorated soldier, warned in 2010 that “as long as in this territory west of the Jordan river there is only one political entity called Israel, it is g...

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