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Netanyahu statue toppled

A golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given a mixed reception by onlookers as it made a brief appearance in Tel Aviv.

A golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given a mixed reception by onlookers as it made a brief appearance in Tel Aviv.

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Turkey receives first Israeli ambassador since Mavi Marmara row

Turkey has received its first ambassador from Israel since the two countries broke off ties six years ago after an attempt to break the blockade of Gaza ended in…

Turkey has received its first ambassador from Israel since the two countries broke off ties six years ago after an attempt to break the blockade of Gaza ended in…

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Israel's wildfires spread as homes and woods in Haifa are burnt down

Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on November 25 forcing thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa, as leaders blamed arsonists for some of the blazes and branded them…

Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on November 25 forcing thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa, as leaders blamed arsonists for some of the blazes and branded them…

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Media & conflicts: the Israeli-Palestinian case

The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent

The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent

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Israel backs draft bill to legalise settlements

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

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Israel muffles the muezzin

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

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Medvedev's Middle East mission - Russian PM meets Israeli and Palestinian leaders

The war in Syria, nuclear proliferation and trade have topped talks between Russia and Israel during a three day tour to the Middle East by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry…

The war in Syria, nuclear proliferation and trade have topped talks between Russia and Israel during a three day tour to the Middle East by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry…

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Holocaust survivors strut their stuff at beauty pageant

To the strains of the Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”, 14 elderly women strutted their stuff down the catwalk cautiously, hindered only slightly by the odd dodgy hip.

To the strains of the Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”, 14 elderly women strutted their stuff down the catwalk cautiously, hindered only slightly by the odd dodgy hip.

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CSKA continue perfect start to EuroLeague title defence

CSKA Moscow maintained their perfect start to the defence of their EuroLeague title after a home victory over Panathinaikos at Megasport Arena in the Russian capital on…

CSKA Moscow maintained their perfect start to the defence of their EuroLeague title after a home victory over Panathinaikos at Megasport Arena in the Russian capital on…

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UNESCO passes controversial Jerusalem resolution

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

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UNESCO moves to calm tensions with Israel

The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.

The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.

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Israel angered by UNESCO decision on holy site

UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.

UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.

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Palestinian gunman kills two in Jerusalem

A Palestinian gunman who fired from a car has killed a pedestrian and a police officer in Jerusalem, Israeli police said.

A Palestinian gunman who fired from a car has killed a pedestrian and a police officer in Jerusalem, Israeli police said.

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Boat of pro-Palestinian activists blocked by Israeli forces from entering Gaza

A sail boat manned by 13 pro-Palestinian female activists has been intercepted near the coast of Gaza as it attempted to break through a blockade imposed by Israel in…

A sail boat manned by 13 pro-Palestinian female activists has been intercepted near the coast of Gaza as it attempted to break through a blockade imposed by Israel in…

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Israel and the world say goodbye to Shimon Peres

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is laid to rest in Jerusalem as a host of world leaders gather in his memory.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is laid to rest in Jerusalem as a host of world leaders gather in his memory.

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Shimon Peres is laid to rest in Jerusalem

Mourners in Israel have been paying their final respects to former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres.

Mourners in Israel have been paying their final respects to former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres.

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Israel's leaders' tribute to Shimon Peres

Israel’s leaders paid their respects at the coffin of one of the country’s founding fathers, Shimon Peres, on Thursday (September 29) outside the Knesset in…

Israel’s leaders paid their respects at the coffin of one of the country’s founding fathers, Shimon Peres, on Thursday (September 29) outside the Knesset in…

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Israel pays last respects to Shimon Peres as his casket lies in state

The casket of the former president and prime minister lies in state at the Knesset as thousands are expected to file past ahead of the state funeral on Friday.

The casket of the former president and prime minister lies in state at the Knesset as thousands are expected to file past ahead of the state funeral on Friday.