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Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel of assassinating Iran's top nuclear scientist, vows revenge
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Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel of assassinating Iran's top nuclear scientist, vows revenge

After years of being in the shadows, the image of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh suddenly was to be seen everywhere in Iranian media, as his widow spoke on state television and officials publicly demanded revenge on Israel for the scientist's slaying

Israel strikes Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets; no casualties reported on either side
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Israel strikes Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets; no casualties reported on either side

Israel and Hamas have traded fire on a number of occasions in recent weeks, and Hamas has launched a wave of incendiary balloons across the frontier that have torched wide swathes of farmland.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams

Although Turkey has traditionally supported Pakistan in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) against India on the Kashmir issue, its recent activism in South Asian affairs emanates from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's larger ambitions of leading the Islamic world

Gaza’s Islamic Jihad group announces ceasefire with Israel, brings to an end two days of heavy fighting that killed 32 Palestinians
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Gaza’s Islamic Jihad group announces ceasefire with Israel, brings to an end two days of heavy fighting that killed 32 Palestinians

Al-Berim said the cease-fire was based on a list of demands presented by his group late on Wednesday, the fighting broke out early on Tuesday after Israel killed a senior commander of the militant group.

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.

US-Iran military dispute easy to initiate, but difficult to control; conflict will push West Asia into chaos, create global energy crisis
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US-Iran military dispute easy to initiate, but difficult to control; conflict will push West Asia into chaos, create global energy crisis

The only thing predictable in a possible US-Iran military confrontation is the effect it would have on the rest of the world as the conflict could send national economies into a tizzy

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 agrees on ceasefire with Israel amid fear of war, two-day escalation of hostilities was most serious since 2014 conflict
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Palestine agrees on ceasefire with Israel amid fear of war, two-day escalation of hostilities was most serious since 2014 conflict

The recent flare-up came as Hamas sought further steps from Israel toward easing its blockade under a previous ceasefire brokered by Egypt and the United Nations

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.

Gaza-Israel hostilities flare up for second straight day with rocket attacks, air strikes across border
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Gaza-Israel hostilities flare up for second straight day with rocket attacks, air strikes across border

Two other Palestinians protesting near the frontier were also killed by Israeli forces.

Israel strikes Gaza after rare Palestinian rocket attack near Tel Aviv; Hamas' interior security office hit in bombing
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Israel strikes Gaza after rare Palestinian rocket attack near Tel Aviv; Hamas' interior security office hit in bombing

Israel launched strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza on Monday hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave hit a house near Tel Aviv and wounded seven people, leading to fears of a severe escalation

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.

Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve parliament, angers Hamas amid warnings from militant group
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Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve parliament, angers Hamas amid warnings from militant group

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledged on Saturday to implement a court ruling and dissolve the parliament controlled by his rival Hamas movement, triggering warnings of chaos from the Islamic militant group.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes charge of defence portfolio, says snap polls would be 'irresponsible'
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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes charge of defence portfolio, says snap polls would be 'irresponsible'

Netanyahu said heading to elections now, amid repeated violent confrontations with Gaza militants, was "irresponsible" of his coalition partners, who have been pushing for early polls since the resignation last week of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman over a Gaza cease-fire.

Israeli defence minister resigns, accuses Benjamin Netanyahu of surrendering before Hamas
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Israeli defence minister resigns, accuses Benjamin Netanyahu of surrendering before Hamas

As news of a ceasefire between the Israeli government and Hamas—which controls the Gaza Strip—broke, Avigdor Lieberman's office put out a statement saying any claim that he had backed ending Israel's offensive was "fake news".

UNSC meets to discuss Gaza violence; Palestine ambassador says council 'failed to shoulder responsibility' to curb crisis
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UNSC meets to discuss Gaza violence; Palestine ambassador says council 'failed to shoulder responsibility' to curb crisis

Seven Palestinians were killed in Gaza as Israeli strikes targeted militants and flattened buildings in the worst escalation of violence since the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas.

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.

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.