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Israel: Three killed, four injured in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv
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Israel: Three killed, four injured in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

Israeli-Palestinian tensions have soared recently, with the attacks in Israel, military operations in the occupied West Bank and violence at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian assailants shoot and kill Israeli security guard in West Bank, could further tensions
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Palestinian assailants shoot and kill Israeli security guard in West Bank, could further tensions

In a separate incident, Israeli troops shot and killed a 27-year-old Palestinian man during clashes at Azoun village near the town of Qalqilya

Israeli police clash with Palestinians as they throw rocks at major Jerusalem holy site
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Israeli police clash with Palestinians as they throw rocks at major Jerusalem holy site

The police say Palestinians inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound began hurling stones and fireworks around dawn in the direction of a heavily guarded gate that leads to the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray

Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City after rock-throwing
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Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City after rock-throwing

The renewed violence at the site, which is sacred to Jews and Muslims, came despite Israel temporarily halting Jewish visits, which is seen by the Palestinians as a provocation

Israel carries out its first air strike on Gaza Strip after rocket attack as Jerusalem tensions spike
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Israel carries out its first air strike on Gaza Strip after rocket attack as Jerusalem tensions spike

Warning sirens sounded in southern Israel Monday night after the rocket was fired from the enclave controlled by the Islamist group Hamas, the first such incident since early January

Jerusalem: More than 150 hurt in clashes with Israeli security forces at Al-Aqsa mosque
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Jerusalem: More than 150 hurt in clashes with Israeli security forces at Al-Aqsa mosque

Israeli police said dozens of masked men marched into Al-Aqsa setting off fireworks before crowds hurled stones towards the Western Wall — considered the holiest site where Jews can pray.

Jerusalem: 67 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli security forces at Al-Aqsa mosque
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Jerusalem: 67 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli security forces at Al-Aqsa mosque

Israel said its forces entered the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem to remove rocks and stones that had been gathered in anticipation of violence

United Nations Rights Council to hold special session on Israel, Palestinians on 27 May
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United Nations Rights Council to hold special session on Israel, Palestinians on 27 May

The session, planned for next Thursday, will address "the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem," the council said in a statement

After years of quiet, Israeli-Palestinian conflict exploded: Why now?
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After years of quiet, Israeli-Palestinian conflict exploded: Why now?

The police raid on the Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of the holiest sites in Islam, was one of several actions that led to the sudden resumption of war between Israel and Hamas

'Nowhere to run': In bomb-hit Gaza, fear in citizens grows as conflict with Israel intensifies
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'Nowhere to run': In bomb-hit Gaza, fear in citizens grows as conflict with Israel intensifies

In all, 87 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza since Monday including 18 children and eight women, according to Gaza’s health ministry

Israel army kills 10 senior Hamas figures, topples high-rise towers housing militant outfit’s facilities
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Israel army kills 10 senior Hamas figures, topples high-rise towers housing militant outfit’s facilities

Gaza’s health ministry said 69 Palestinians, including 16 children and six women, had died in the air strikes; Islamic Jihad confirmed the deaths of seven militants

Gaza attacks: Joe Biden says Israel has ‘right to defend’ itself, hopes violence ends ‘sooner than later’
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Gaza attacks: Joe Biden says Israel has ‘right to defend’ itself, hopes violence ends ‘sooner than later’

The US president spoke to Benjamin Netanyahu days after Jerusalem conducted strikes on the Gaza Strip; Hamas retaliated by launching over 1,200 rockets the other way

At least 30 dead, including 10 Palestinian children as Israel-Gaza violence escalates
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At least 30 dead, including 10 Palestinian children as Israel-Gaza violence escalates

Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the Israel Defense Forces would now intensify their attacks. Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, "will be hit in ways that it does not expect," the prime minister warned

20 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli forces; Hamas launches rare rocket strike on Jerusalem
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20 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli forces; Hamas launches rare rocket strike on Jerusalem

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said the rocket attacks would continue until Israel stops 'all scenes of terrorism and aggression' in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa mosque

14 wounded in clashes between Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police at disputed holy site in Jerusalem
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14 wounded in clashes between Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police at disputed holy site in Jerusalem

Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Narendra Modi says anti-terror action not against a religion, hails Jordan's measures to counter radicalisation
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Narendra Modi says anti-terror action not against a religion, hails Jordan's measures to counter radicalisation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said action against terrorism and radicalisation is not against any religion, but aimed at countering a mindset.

Mike Pence in Israel: Jerusalem at the core of US' West Asia policy because of its religion, politics and history
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Mike Pence in Israel: Jerusalem at the core of US' West Asia policy because of its religion, politics and history

US Vice President Mike Pence’s planned trip to Israel on Sunday has been overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s announcement last month that the United States recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and will start the process of moving its embassy there.

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces over Donald Trump's Jerusalem announcement, more unrest feared
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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces over Donald Trump's Jerusalem announcement, more unrest feared

Thousands of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in east Jerusalem and the West Bank over the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Israel says it foiled Islamic State-inspired attack at Jerusalem site this month; two arrested
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Israel says it foiled Islamic State-inspired attack at Jerusalem site this month; two arrested

Israel said on Thursday it had thwarted a plan by two Israeli Arabs with Islamic State sympathies to mount an attack at a contested Jerusalem holy site where a July gun ambush set off a wave of violence.

Amid tension following Jerusalem holy site attack, Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for inciting violence
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Amid tension following Jerusalem holy site attack, Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for inciting violence

Israel has regularly accused Al-Jazeera of bias in its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.