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Israel Air Force and Palestine militants trade fire across Gaza as clashes intensify at Jerusalem
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Israel Air Force and Palestine militants trade fire across Gaza as clashes intensify at Jerusalem

Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward Israel from the Gaza Strip late Wednesday and early Thursday, and Israeli aircraft hit militant targets in the seaside, Hamas-ruled enclave

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

Mansour Abbas, once an obscure politician, leads an unprecedented change for Israel’s Arabs
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Mansour Abbas, once an obscure politician, leads an unprecedented change for Israel’s Arabs

Abbas' pragmatic approach has secured funding for housing, electricity and crime-fighting in Israel's traditionally neglected Arab sector

In Gaza, local businesses find ways to cash in on rubble left by years of conflict
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In Gaza, local businesses find ways to cash in on rubble left by years of conflict

The United Nations Development Program says it worked with the local private sector to remove some 2.5 million metric tons of rubble left behind from wars in 2009, 2012 and 2014

Israel's Opposition inches closer to forming coalition to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israel's Opposition inches closer to forming coalition to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu, 71, who faces trial on fraud, bribery and breach of trust charges, has held onto power through four inconclusive elections in under two years

Israel-Gaza conflict: In first statement since 10 May, UN Security Council calls for full 'adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
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Israel-Gaza conflict: In first statement since 10 May, UN Security Council calls for full 'adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

The US delegation backed the statement only after a paragraph condemning the violence — a sensitive issue since it raised the question of blame — was removed

Israel-Hamas ceasefire: Officials worry recent fighting in Gaza could lead to COVID-19 spike
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Israel-Hamas ceasefire: Officials worry recent fighting in Gaza could lead to COVID-19 spike

Gaza remains highly vulnerable to an outbreak, with less than 4 percent of its population fully or partially vaccinated

Israel and Hamas agree to end brief but bloody war that reverberated across the world
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Israel and Hamas agree to end brief but bloody war that reverberated across the world

The miniwar was the worst in Gaza since a 2014 battle that lasted seven weeks, included an Israeli ground invasion and killed about 2,200 people, mostly Palestinians.

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

Gaza conflict stokes ‘identity crisis’ for young American Jews as pro-Palestine sentiments overtake activist spaces
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Gaza conflict stokes ‘identity crisis’ for young American Jews as pro-Palestine sentiments overtake activist spaces

Some young, liberal Jewish activists have found common cause with Black Lives Matter, which explicitly advocates for Palestinian liberation, concerning others who see that allegiance as anti-Semitic

Rocket from Gaza kills two, Israel topples six-storey building; 213 Palestinians killed so far
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Rocket from Gaza kills two, Israel topples six-storey building; 213 Palestinians killed so far

With the war showing no sign of abating, Palestinians in the region staged a general strike in a rare collective action against Israel’s policies

Tel Aviv, Israel's bustling financial hub, shaken as rockets rain down from Gaza strip
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Tel Aviv, Israel's bustling financial hub, shaken as rockets rain down from Gaza strip

The bombardment of Tel Aviv has been a devastating turn of events for a bustling metropolis that brands itself as Israel’s nonstop party city

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

Protesters in major US cities decry airstrikes over Gaza, raise 'free Palestine' slogans
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Protesters in major US cities decry airstrikes over Gaza, raise 'free Palestine' slogans

The marches coincided with Nakba Day, which commemorates the 1948 displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians amid Israel’s declaration of independence

Fake videos, misinformation on social media inflame Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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Fake videos, misinformation on social media inflame Israeli-Palestinian conflict

A video shared by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesperson purportedly of Palestinian militants firing rockets at Israelis from civilian areas in Gaza Strip was taken down by Twitter, as it was a 2018 clip from Syria or Libya

Israeli airstrike on Gaza home kills 10, mostly children; Israel, Hamas rush to claim victory
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Israeli airstrike on Gaza home kills 10, mostly children; Israel, Hamas rush to claim victory

Saturday's airstrike came a day after a furious Israeli barrage early Friday killed another family of six in their house in Gaza and sent thousands fleeing to UN-run shelters

'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

Gal Gadot issues statement on Israel and Palestine conflict: 'Praying for this unimaginable hostility to end'
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Gal Gadot issues statement on Israel and Palestine conflict: 'Praying for this unimaginable hostility to end'

Gal Gadot, in a statement, added that leaders need to find a solution so both nations could live side by side in peace

Hamas' Gaza City commander killed in Israeli airstrike; 53 Palestinians, six Israelis dead so far
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Hamas' Gaza City commander killed in Israeli airstrike; 53 Palestinians, six Israelis dead so far

Besides the Hamas commander in charge of Gaza City, the airstrikes killed several other senior militants involved in rocket production

Israel-Palestine conflict escalates, leaves 59 dead: A look at what sparked latest wave of violence
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Israel-Palestine conflict escalates, leaves 59 dead: A look at what sparked latest wave of violence

The recent nightly clashes began at the start of Ramadan, when Israeli police placed barriers outside the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's Old City