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Jaishankar hails Indian Jewish community's contribution in strengthening India-Israel ties
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Jaishankar hails Indian Jewish community's contribution in strengthening India-Israel ties

The external affairs minister who is on a five-day visit to Israel is set to meet President Isaac Herzog, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

With Netflix show Shtisel, a walk through the neighbourhood in Jerusalem
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With Netflix show Shtisel, a walk through the neighbourhood in Jerusalem

The neighbourhood of Shtisel is just a 10-minute walk from my home in Jerusalem. But confined to a quarantined existence, I only caught its first glimpses on the hit Israeli show.

Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal
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Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal

Raisi's ascendancy comes at a sensitive time for the region, as Iran and world powers resumed indirect talks in Vienna to resurrect Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal which granted Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program

As Netanyahu's rule ends, returning to democratic norms only tie that binds fragile Israeli coalition
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As Netanyahu's rule ends, returning to democratic norms only tie that binds fragile Israeli coalition

A signed coalition agreement was formally presented to the Knesset secretariat Friday, the last step before a vote and the swearing-in of the new government

As Israelis await Netanyahu’s fate, Palestinian youths seize moment of unity to campaign for rights and justice
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As Israelis await Netanyahu’s fate, Palestinian youths seize moment of unity to campaign for rights and justice

To many Palestinians, Netanyahu's likely replacement Naftali Bennett — his former chief of staff, and a former settler leader who rejects Palestinian statehood — would be no improvement

Isaac Herzog, veteran Labor politician  and scion of a prominent family, elected President of Israel
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Isaac Herzog, veteran Labor politician and scion of a prominent family, elected President of Israel

The 60-year-old Opposition leader unsuccessfully ran against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the 2013 parliamentary elections

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

US top diplomat Antony Blinken vows support for Gaza truce but no 'benefit' for Hamas
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US top diplomat Antony Blinken vows support for Gaza truce but no 'benefit' for Hamas

Blinken's visit to Israel comes as the ceasefire holds but tensions simmer in Israel and the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories

Misery at heart of Israel-Gaza conflict: For millions of Palestinians, routine indignities are part of daily life
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Misery at heart of Israel-Gaza conflict: For millions of Palestinians, routine indignities are part of daily life

Palestinians routinely experience exasperating impossibilities and petty humiliations, bureaucratic controls that force agonising choices, and the fragility and cruelty of life under military rule

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

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

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

Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei
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Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader Khamenei made the remarks during a speech on Al-Quds Day, an annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians, which is seen in Israel as an expression of hatred and anti-Semitism

Dozens of Dead Sea scroll fragments from 1,900 years ago found in deserted Israeli cave
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Dozens of Dead Sea scroll fragments from 1,900 years ago found in deserted Israeli cave

They are the first new scrolls found in archaeological excavations in the desert south of Jerusalem in 60 years

A Million Steps for Love: Exhibition captures moments from a documentary on pilgrimage of 'love' to Jerusalem
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A Million Steps for Love: Exhibition captures moments from a documentary on pilgrimage of 'love' to Jerusalem

The documentary takes the audience on a journey through the beautiful and barren landscape of Palestine and shares the message of love.

Once denounced as forgery, fragments of old Biblical manuscript earn credibility, a scholarly article claims
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Once denounced as forgery, fragments of old Biblical manuscript earn credibility, a scholarly article claims

In a just-published scholarly article and companion book, Idan Dershowitz, a 38-year-old Israeli American scholar at the University of Potsdam in Germany, marshals a range of archival, linguistic and literary evidence to argue that the manuscript was an authentic ancient artefact.

Jerusalem museum scraps auction of rare items of Islamic art after facing public outcry, condemnation from Israel govt
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Jerusalem museum scraps auction of rare items of Islamic art after facing public outcry, condemnation from Israel govt

Art experts criticised the attempted sale to private collectors, saying it had been hidden from the public and violated the museum’s founding mission to edify the Israeli public about the Islamic world through art.

Purim celebrations in Jerusalem threaten fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Israel, disrupting its successful vaccination efforts
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Purim celebrations in Jerusalem threaten fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Israel, disrupting its successful vaccination efforts

With traffic clogged at the entrance of Jerusalem, Israeli TV stations showed videos of ultra-Orthodox families walking along the side of the highway into the city.

Israel announces third nationwide COVID-19 lockdown; schools to remain partially open
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Israel announces third nationwide COVID-19 lockdown; schools to remain partially open

This comes just days after Israel launched a nationwide inoculation programme after receiving the first consignment of the vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech