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'The occupation of Palestine dehumanises Israel'

“The occupation of Palestine is not only a serious attack on Palestinian rights and humanitarian standards – it is a cancer that will ultimately destroy democracy in Israel”, says Daniel Bar-Tal, a 71

“The occupation of Palestine is not only a serious attack on Palestinian rights and humanitarian standards – it is a cancer that will ultimately destroy democracy in Israel”, says Daniel Bar-Tal, a 71

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Netanyahu refuses to meet German minister in diplomatic spat

Amid tension between Israel and Germany over Berlin’s criticism of settlement building in the West Bank, there is a new diplomatic flare-up.

Amid tension between Israel and Germany over Berlin’s criticism of settlement building in the West Bank, there is a new diplomatic flare-up.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day marked around the world

Israel came to a standstill on Monday as a two-minute siren wailed in remembrance of the Holocaust's six million victims.

Israel came to a standstill on Monday as a two-minute siren wailed in remembrance of the Holocaust's six million victims.

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Israeli attack kills pro-Government militia

Syria's National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Syria's National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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'Syria retained chemical weapons' - US Defense Secretary Mattis

US Defense Secretary James Mattis claims Syria has retained chemical weapons, despite a 2013 agreement to hand them over to the international community.

US Defense Secretary James Mattis claims Syria has retained chemical weapons, despite a 2013 agreement to hand them over to the international community.

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Israel rejects negotiations with jailed Palestinian hunger strikers

The Public Security Minister announced that field hospitals would be set up to treat those requiring medical aid during the strike, including force-feedings.

The Public Security Minister announced that field hospitals would be set up to treat those requiring medical aid during the strike, including force-feedings.

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Christians light candles with holy fire

Thousands of Christian worshippers attended the ceremony of Easter’s Holy Fire on Saturday (April 15) at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and lit their candles with holy fire from Jesus’…

Thousands of Christian worshippers attended the ceremony of Easter’s Holy Fire on Saturday (April 15) at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and lit their candles with holy fire from Jesus’…

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Jews attend holy wall for Passover prayers

Hundreds of Jews gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Thursday (April 13) to attend a special ‘Priestly Blessing’ prayer on the holiday of Passover.

Hundreds of Jews gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Thursday (April 13) to attend a special ‘Priestly Blessing’ prayer on the holiday of Passover.

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Israel: Teenage attacker killed

Israeli paramilitary police shot a 17 year-old Palestinian dead on Saturday after he stabbed three Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Israeli paramilitary police shot a 17 year-old Palestinian dead on Saturday after he stabbed three Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Palestinians demand sanctions against Israel over new settlement

Palestinians demanded international sanctions against Israel on Friday over its approval of the first officially authorised new settlement in the occupied West Bank for over two…

Palestinians demanded international sanctions against Israel on Friday over its approval of the first officially authorised new settlement in the occupied West Bank for over two…

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Israel / Palestine: new settlements in occupied West Bank

Israel's security cabinet on Thursday approved the building of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington o

Israel's security cabinet on Thursday approved the building of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington o

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19-year-old Israeli-US citizen arrested over hoax bomb threats

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court in Israel accused of making dozens of hoax bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the US, Australia and New…

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court in Israel accused of making dozens of hoax bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the US, Australia and New…

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Intel drives ahead with Mobileye purchase

US microchip maker Intel is buying Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye which could give it a dominant role in the autonomous-driving sector.

US microchip maker Intel is buying Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye which could give it a dominant role in the autonomous-driving sector.

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Trump float stars at Israel Purim celebration

Israelis across the country took to the streets on Sunday, dressed up in costumes to celebrate Purim, a holiday that commemorates the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in t

Israelis across the country took to the streets on Sunday, dressed up in costumes to celebrate Purim, a holiday that commemorates the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in t

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Israel: outrage over move to "silence mosques' call to prayer"

There was uproar in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, on Wednesday – where initial approval was given to a bill which, if it becomes law, would have the effect of silencing the Muslim call to…

There was uproar in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, on Wednesday – where initial approval was given to a bill which, if it becomes law, would have the effect of silencing the Muslim call to…