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France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'
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France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'

France’s national police have called for increased security at religious sites around the All Saint’s holiday this coming weekend, particularly noting online threats from extremists against Christians and moderate French Muslims

Coronavirus Outbreak: Norwegian Refugee Council says worldwide travel bans preventing it from reaching people in West Asian conflict zones
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Norwegian Refugee Council says worldwide travel bans preventing it from reaching people in West Asian conflict zones

The Norwegian Refugee Council said it was unable to reach people in Syria, Yemen and the Gaza Strip, where authorities have imposed strict measures to halt the spread of the virus

Palestinian militants fire rockets into Israel after air strike in Damascus leaves two members of Islamic Jihad group dead
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Palestinian militants fire rockets into Israel after air strike in Damascus leaves two members of Islamic Jihad group dead

Israeli defence minister Naftali Bennett said, 'We have eliminated six terrorists in the past 24 hours, not just in Gaza'

Israeli jets strike Islamic Jihad targets in Syria, Gaza; move comes in response to rocket fire from militant group, says Israel military
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Israeli jets strike Islamic Jihad targets in Syria, Gaza; move comes in response to rocket fire from militant group, says Israel military

The air strike in the Adeliyah region outside Damascus targeted what the Israeli military called 'a hub of Islamic Jihad’s activity in Syria'

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu whisked away from election rally in Ashkelon after rocket attack from Gaza Strip
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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu whisked away from election rally in Ashkelon after rocket attack from Gaza Strip

Israel said a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip into its southern territory Wednesday, forcing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be hustled from a stage during an election rally in the city of Ashkelon

Israel's incumbent PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form majority govt, returns mandate to President Reuven Rivlin
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Israel's incumbent PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form majority govt, returns mandate to President Reuven Rivlin

Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he had failed to form a majority government in parliament, marking a major setback for the embattled Israeli leader that plunges the country into a new period of political uncertainty.

Exchange of fire on Gaza border kills Palestinian gunman, wounds three Israeli soldiers; Hamas military post also targeted during incident
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Exchange of fire on Gaza border kills Palestinian gunman, wounds three Israeli soldiers; Hamas military post also targeted during incident

A Palestinian who crossed the Gaza border into Israel overnight shot at Israeli troops. An Israeli tank also targeted a Hamas military post during the incident. There has been tension along the Gaza border since regular protests and clashes erupted there in March 2018.

Israel warplanes bomb bunkers at Hamas base in Gaza in first rocket fire since early May, says military
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Israel warplanes bomb bunkers at Hamas base in Gaza in first rocket fire since early May, says military

Israel's warplanes bombed bunkers at a Hamas base in Gaza early Thursday following the first rocket fire from the territory since early May, the military said.

Israel lifts ban on Palestinian fishing boats, takes first step in implementing a fragile truce
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Israel lifts ban on Palestinian fishing boats, takes first step in implementing a fragile truce

The Israel Navy often fires on Gazan boats since they exceed the limit it enforces. The fishing union in Gaza confirmed the lifting of the ban.

Palestine-Israel conflict escalates: Jerusalem responds to rocket firing by Gaza militants with series of air strikes
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Palestine-Israel conflict escalates: Jerusalem responds to rocket firing by Gaza militants with series of air strikes

Gaza militants fired fresh rocket barrages at Israel early Sunday in a deadly escalation that has seen Israel respond with waves of strikes as a fragile truce again faltered and a further escalation was feared.

Israel's security forces should be prosecuted for war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, says UN panel; Benjamin Netanyahu rejects report
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Israel's security forces should be prosecuted for war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, says UN panel; Benjamin Netanyahu rejects report

Israeli security forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in killing 189 Palestinians and wounding more than 6,100 at weekly protests in Gaza last year, United Nations investigators said on Thursday.

Palestinian militants in Gaza Strip announce Egypt-brokered ceasefire with Israel after worst escalation in years
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Palestinian militants in Gaza Strip announce Egypt-brokered ceasefire with Israel after worst escalation in years

Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel on Tuesday after a severe escalation of violence threatened to descend into full-blown war.

Israeli soldier, six Palestinians including Hamas military commander killed during raid in Gaza; Hamas denounces 'cowardly' attack
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Israeli soldier, six Palestinians including Hamas military commander killed during raid in Gaza; Hamas denounces 'cowardly' attack

An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing six Palestinians and an Israeli soldier, officials said, while potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement would restore calm.

India defies unilateral US injunctions, prioritises strategic interests by maintaining commercial ties with Iran
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India defies unilateral US injunctions, prioritises strategic interests by maintaining commercial ties with Iran

The Indian government has for once shown itself to be both courageous and independent in its dealings with other nations by defying unilateral ukases issued by the United States (US).

Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu wraps up visit to Lithuania, says Jews still under threat decades after Holocaust
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Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu wraps up visit to Lithuania, says Jews still under threat decades after Holocaust

The Israeli leader identified what he termed new existential threats facing the Jews, with Iran and Islamist movement Hamas being among them.

Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza, a week after closing it following violent clashes
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Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza, a week after closing it following violent clashes

Israel will reopen the Erez border crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, defence minister Avigdor Lieberman said,

UN asks Israel to ensure humanitarian supplies for Gaza Strip are not 'held hostage' due to political, security reasons
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UN asks Israel to ensure humanitarian supplies for Gaza Strip are not 'held hostage' due to political, security reasons

UN has appealed to Israel to ensure that the humanitarian supplies required in Gaza reaches there without being held for political or security reasons

Airstrikes on Gaza strip kill 18-month-old, three other Palestinians; Israel says attacks targeted only Hamas military bases
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Airstrikes on Gaza strip kill 18-month-old, three other Palestinians; Israel says attacks targeted only Hamas military bases

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza killed an 18-month-old infant and three other Palestinians. Israel, however, says that Hamas military bases were its only target

Iraq to play their first football match in Israeli-occupied West Bank against Palestinian national squad
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Iraq to play their first football match in Israeli-occupied West Bank against Palestinian national squad

The Iraqi side will face off against Palestine in a first for the Arab side, with most Muslim-majority countries choosing to not visit the West Bank, which is occupied by Israel.

Narendra Modi can take India-Israel ties to a whole new level, leave chequered past behind
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Narendra Modi can take India-Israel ties to a whole new level, leave chequered past behind

With the kind of trust that exists between India and Israel today, Narendra Modi with his ambition, can take it to another level altogether.